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Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted by Robert Stewart

When we upgraded our eye gaze systems, we also required a mounting solution to accommodate them... that wouldn't break the bank. There are several commercial solutions out there but they're all very expensive. The solution required several key features. It needed to be: cheap; robust and s...

Created on Thursday, 09 March 2017. Posted by Robert Stewart

When we loan out and recommend iPads with communication apps for AAC users, we also need to provide a functional carry case that has several key features. It needs to be: lightweight, able to withstand drops and knocks, have both a handle and a stand for communication in different settings and also...

Created on Friday, 19 August 2016. Posted by Robert Stewart

CALL Scotland launches a comprehensive programme of professional learning courses and webinars, with 6 courses and 8 webinars scheduled for the last half of 2016. Professional Learning Courses Courses take place at our training centre within the University of Edinburgh and include: How to Use Digi...

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 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, 05 January 2016. Posted by Robert Stewart

Unfortunately, an issue with the licence file for the Gaelic voice has been identified that causes the voice to expire on the 1st January 2016. The issue only affects downloads of the voice before January 5th and the voice will not work unless the licence file is upgraded. To upgrade the l...

Created on Tuesday, 10 December 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

The latest version (3.1) of the Scottish Voice is now available to download. It is available for both Windows and Mac (Intel). They will also work on the latest version of OS X (Maverick 10.9). Once installed on your computer, you can use Heather or Stuart with most 'text-to-speech' ...

Created on Wednesday, 11 September 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

The Scottish Children's Book Awards is an innovative nationwide reading project in which children and young people from every corner of Scotland read and vote for their favourite Scottish children's books of the year. Last year over an amazing 31,000 votes were cast and c...

Created on Wednesday, 12 June 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

CALL Scotland has been organising the FREE annual ICT and Inclusion road-show since 2001. It provides people with an opportunity to see and compare the latest software and technology to support students with additional support needs from most of the leading UK companies. Location and dates...