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Created on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Posted by 

Are you aware of AAC?  So what is AAC? Augmentative and Alternative Communication If you would like to know more about supporting children and adults that cannot speak well enough to make themselves understood - or you would like your colleagues or students to - why not try CALL&...

Created on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

As well as now being able to download individual activities from CALL's Keep Talking book, there are now 'communication game choice boards' available to download for each section. These are made up from the symbols assigned to each activity within the book and can be found underneath...

Created on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

In a recent blog post, Gillian mentioned using PCS within the GoTalk Now app to create two communication activities 'Scavenger Hunt' and 'I went to the shops and I bought.' These and many more communication games can be found in CALL's 'Keep Talking' Book, availab...

Created on Thursday, 18 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

If you'd like to know more about the great FREE communication app SoundingBoard and how it can be used with pupils who have communication support needs, why not have a look at our recent webinar? It covers simple editing, using digital images on buttons, sharing resources and switch access fo...

Created on Wednesday, 03 September 2014. 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 Princess Penelope and the Runaway Kitten by Alison Murray, Robot Rumpus by Sean Taylor and Ross Collins and Lost for Words by Natalie Russell...

Created on Monday, 01 September 2014. Posted by 

Widgit Vocab Widgit has just launched a new series of iPad apps called 'Widgit Vocab'. These apps introduce and develop basic vocabulary around a range of different themes, and are specifically designed ​to help extend a user's vocabulary range with list...

Created on Tuesday, 05 August 2014. Posted by 

Communicative competence was defined by Janice Light (1989) as: "– the state of being functionally adequate in daily communication and of having sufficient knowledge, judgment, and skills to communicate effectively in daily life." Light's mo...

Created on Thursday, 19 June 2014. Posted by 

Looking for information about about children's speech, language and communication development? ICAN and The Communication Trust are relaunching the informative Talking Point website this week. Talking Point provides valuable information and resources&nb...

Created on Tuesday, 27 May 2014. Posted by 

There have been many changes lately for Mayer Johnson and Boardmaker products, in the UK. The latest news is that the Assistive Technology division of the Swedish company Tobii have bought DynaVox and that both DynaVox products and Mayer Johnson products  - including the Boardmaker softwar...