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Created on Thursday, 27 August 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Free professional learning opportunity for anyone working in Health, Education, Social Services and Third Sector in Scotland, who would benefit from an Introduction to AAC. Download your booking form, with contact details for further information. ...

Created on Monday, 13 July 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Jobs in AAC are few and far between, so when one (well four actually) becomes available, it's worth sharing! The vacancies are at the Regional Communication Aids Service (RCAS), a specialist Electronic Assistive Technology Service based in Newcastle and covering the North...

Created on Friday, 03 July 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

  It’s been just over a year since the CALL Scotland team created a new resource - iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs. It has been satisfying to see the fantastic response we have had, with paper copies being whisked off exhibition and workshop tables, and an astounding 15,...

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 Wednesday, 29 April 2015. Posted by 

Astonishingly, tomorrow is officially my last day as a member of the CALL Scotland team, as retirement whisks me away to a new stage of life.   How can 30 + years have passed so quickly?  Well, I suppose  - because every day is different and I've been enjoying it all ...

Created on Wednesday, 29 April 2015. Posted by 

We've just had a sneak preview of the new Clicker Communication App for iPad that will be available soon, designed primarily for children and young people. It is perhaps not revolutionarily innovative in AAC terms, but it nicely integrates all the usual features of a basic AAC system w...

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 Monday, 16 March 2015. Posted by 

Police Scotland are offering a new Emergency SMS service which could be very valuable for people with speech, language or communication impairment, or deafness (who cannot easily use a voice based phone service). If someone can access a mobile phone reliably, they can send an ...

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...