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Created on Monday, 16 May 2016. Posted by Craig Mill

In a recent webinar, I explored a range of features and tools that are available in Microsoft Word to support learners with literacy difficulties.  Although the main focus was to look at customising the settings in Word to suit different learning needs, the latter part of the webinar looked at ...

Created on Thursday, 05 May 2016. Posted by Robert Stewart

Join us at CALL Scotland for 2 events in the coming month:   iPad Management for Schools Seminar Exploring options for managing, setting up and using multiple iPads Thursday 26th May 2016, 9:30am - 12:30pm There are tens of thousands of iPads in Scottish schools and many different models of mo...

Created on Wednesday, 04 May 2016. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Last week we launched our new Adapted Digital Assessments website. Digital Question Papers were first introduced in 2008, and there have been quite a few changes and developments since then: phasing out of Standard Grade and Intermediate examinations and the introduction of National 5; the developm...

Created on Friday, 29 April 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

We sometimes like to focus on blogs and web resources created by other people, particularly when they may not be familiar to people in Scotland, where we are based, and the rest of the United Kingdom. Today we are going to have a look at "Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more.....

Created on Wednesday, 27 April 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

One hundred children with disabilities, parents and siblings attended the Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland Family Fun Technology Day in Paterson's Land on Saturday 16th April. The Day was hosted by CALL Scotland in conjunction with the other main communication aid services in Sco...

Created on Wednesday, 30 March 2016. Posted by Craig Mill

Due to popular demand, Stuart Aitken and Craig Mill have produced and uploaded an extended version of our video on making and using accessible PDF documents. The YouTube video Accessing Maths using digital PDFs is sub-titled. Or, you can download the video for offline viewing. Accompanying transcri...

Created on Tuesday, 15 March 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

On 02 June we are holding a free half day seminar here at Moray House to bring participants of the Talking in Exams project together to share their experiences of using the software in school. This is a great chance for anyone who is keen to use the software with pupils in their school to come...

Created on Monday, 14 March 2016. Posted by Robert Stewart

CALL recently received a Quha Zono Gyroscopic mouse to trial (from Smartbox). This Gyroscopic mouse is for those who cannot use an ordinary mouse and is worth consideration as an alternative to other accessible mouse options, such as headmouse or eye gaze. It is attached to user’s head&nb...

Created on Tuesday, 01 March 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

We have received an email from Magdalena Nowak, a Masters student at Dundee University, asking for parents of children with communication difficulties who may, or may not, use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to take part in a survey. We hope that parents will be willing to take part...