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Created on Thursday, 08 October 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

The shortlisted titles for this year's Scottish Children's Book Awards were announced on August 28th by the Scottish Book Trust. The Bookbug books are Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School by Simon Puttock and Ali Pye, Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit Book Burglar by Emily Mackenzie Neve...

Created on Thursday, 08 October 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest education resource, CALL's Eye Gaze Software Curve, which we hope will be a useful tool in supporting practitioners already working with Eye Gaze users and those about to embark on implementing this access method. The Software Cu...

Created on Thursday, 14 May 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Proloquo2Go (P2Go) version 4.0 has been released and it looks like many improvements have been made. There is no additional charge to update if you are an existing P2Go user and if you are a new user it will cost you £199.99 (previously £129.99). Why should I update my app to ...

Created on Tuesday, 24 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Now that Springtime seems to be upon us at last, you'll be looking for some suitably 'fresh and lively' reading material for your Young Readers!   Just to remind you that CALL's PowerPoint bookshelf is available for download with links to lots of ready m...

Created on Thursday, 12 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

  As you will know, it's Comic Relief's Red Nose Day tomorrow! Download a Red Nose Day symbol board to enable pupils with Additional Support Needs to take part fully in all the fundraising shenanigans! -this can be used as a printable low tech board or as an overlay for a G...

Created on Thursday, 05 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Congratulations to the Winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! The awards are run by The Scottish Book Trust and the winners were announced at an Awards Ceremony at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on the 4th March 2015 in front of 600 school children. The winner for e...

Created on Wednesday, 05 November 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Do these sound familiar? In everyday activity and play, I explore and make choices to develop my learning and interests. I am encouraged to use and share my experiences. HWB 0-19a I value the opportunities I am given to make friends and be part of a group in a range of situations. HWB 0-14a ...

Created on Wednesday, 05 November 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

There is a great 'cause and effect level' iPad app called 'Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box,' which costs £1.99 from the App Store. It's a lovely early level app for those who are beginning to interact with a touch screen. It would also be very nice projected...

Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Do you work with children with a print disability, who need access to switch accessible early level Picture Books? Do you find it hard to find time to create new story resources using PowerPoint? Well, here's some good news....we've done it for you! For the past 6 years CA...