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Created on Tuesday, 16 April 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 date...

Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

I've put together a video and uploaded it to YouTube which shows how to mount an iPad to a wheelchair using components supplied by an American company called RAM Mount (which are available to purchase here in the UK). There are also captions available on this video....

Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

An opportunity for senior educational leaders to consider the requirements of preparing and developing teachers for the challenges and opportunities presented by the post PC classroom. The increasing presence of mobile technologies such as the iPad in our schools requires a new strategy in teache...

Created on Friday, 07 December 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

Event date: 12th December, 2012 Event time: 1.00pm - 1.30pm Presenters: Craig Mill and Dougal Hawes Fast Talker 2 is Sensory Software's most complete text-based grid set for use with The Grid 2. It combines powerful communication grids with some of the most popular modern comput...

Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

A number of users of WordTalk on Windows 7 (64-bit) have reported an error with WordTalk installed with Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 which looks like it is caused by an Office update and causes the following error: "Dialog Box Title: Microsoft Visual Basic, Compile Error in Hidden Module: This D...

Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

There are still places available for parents interested in attending CALL’s Parent Information Day on Saturday 24th November 2012. We will focus specifically on the use of iPads and apps for children and young people with additional support needs or disabilities.  The day will run 10...

Created on Tuesday, 18 September 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

It's now much easier to manage your iPads as the Apple Volume Purchase Programme (AVPP) is finally here in the UK and allows schools to purchase multiple copies of the same app or book! However, it now appears that you still have to pay by credit card as invoicing is not available yet!!!! I'll kee...

Created on Tuesday, 10 July 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

This autumn Smartbox Assistive Technology will be touring the country to host FREE study days that will focus on some of the latest developments in the world of AAC and assistive technology. Venue: CALL Scotland, Edinburgh Date and time: 9:30am - 4:00pm, 12th September 2012 Each ...

Created on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

A number of users of WordTalk have reported an error with WordTalk installed with Microsoft Word 2007 which looks like it is caused by an Office update and causes the following error: "Dialog Box Title: Microsoft Visual Basic, Compile Error in Hidden Module: This Document" We are working to r...