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Created on Wednesday, 17 March 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

CALL Scotland has been organising the FREE annual ICT and Inclusion (originally called ICT/SEN Update) roadshow 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 co...

Created on Thursday, 11 March 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

YouTube is a popular video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos. However, due to it's design and abundance of links its very hard to access using just switches. Not to worry though since there is an application called Cooliris which when used in conjunction with Facebook will...

Created on Tuesday, 09 March 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

Issue 26 of 'New in CALL', the free news, views and events leaflet is now avaiable for download. Inside this issue: Books for All Scotland Database; The Royal Mail Book Awards; Mainstream Devices for Communication; AAC Adult Discovery Day; New DynaVox Xpress; 2010-2011 CPD Cal...

Created on Thursday, 04 February 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

Procurement Scotland have negotiated a good price on the Toshiba NB200 Netbook (Procurement Scotland quick guide is available) for purchasers in Scottish public sector organisations. There is a 3G (allows you to connect to the internet via a mobile SIM card) and non-3G version being supplied with th...

Created on Thursday, 21 January 2010. Posted by Robert Stewart

For People Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication Time: Saturday 13th March 2010, 11am - 4pm Location: CALL Scotland, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh Webpage: Technology Discovery Day It's FREE and refreshments will be provided. Drop in, or stay all day! The day is run by expert staff from...

Created on Tuesday, 08 December 2009. Posted by Robert Stewart

The SL40 Connect is a new addition to the Lightwriter SL40 product range which replaced the much loved SL35. As well as providing text-to-speech communication capabilities through face to face communication or by Short Message Service (SMS) texting, it also now gives the user the ability to make...

Created on Thursday, 03 December 2009. Posted by Robert Stewart

Get rid of all that Velcro! This is a unique holder designed specifically for the Jelly Bean and Buddy Button range of switches. The bottom of the holder keeps the switch in place on the desk or wheelchair tray by stopping it sliding around. There is a hole in its side so you can thread through t...

Created on Thursday, 26 November 2009. Posted by Robert Stewart

The 2009 Royal Mail Book Award winners were announced yesterday, 24th November, and they are:Early Years 0-7 Manfred The Baddie by John Fardell.  Younger Readers 8-11 First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts by Lari Don.  Older Readers 12-16 Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray. &...

Created on Friday, 02 October 2009. Posted by Robert Stewart

Tobii seem to be releasing a lot of new products recently and have added the weather resistant C8 (approximately £4800) and C12 (approximately £5400) to their range. They are both designed like tablet PCs with a 8.4" and 12.1" screen respectively.  The C12 can also have the ...