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Created on Friday, 28 February 2014. Posted by 

Had a great day yesterday on the CALL course 'iPads and Communication - fully featured AAC apps from symbols to text' . It can be hard work ploughing through a range of complex apps that all look somewhat similar but actually have a wide variety of different features, strengths and weak...

Created on Thursday, 12 December 2013. Posted by 

Have you tried running your favourite websites on your iPad and then been devastated to find that they won't work? I did - HelpKidzLearn  is a vital day by day necessity, as is Doorway Online. They don't run on iPad, seemingly because these are Flash based websites,...

Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Posted by 

Excellent new video released recently by Assistiveware, the Proloquo2Go suppliers. It features an introduction by the wondeful Jane Farrall (AAC specialist) from Australia, and some nice examples of conversational P2Go use by three highly engaged and communicative iPad-using school pupi...

Created on Saturday, 14 September 2013. Posted by 

Proloquo2Go is a very popular App for communication, on the iPad. The developers, Assistiveware, provide a number of excellent support materials  - videos, tutorial, fact sheets, FAQ, forum for discussion and so on, and you are advised to consult these when getting started.  CAL...

Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013. Posted by 

I have just come across the free App Tellagami It has lots of useful and fun uses for both AAC development and education. You can quickly and easily create an animated single page short picture story by choosing backgrounds (you can take or import your own photos) and customising your a...

Created on Friday, 26 July 2013. Posted by 

Just to let folks know that there has been a major new update to the AbleNet AAC App Sounding Board. It is a free App anyway and the update is free via the App Store. Sounding Board has always been an attractive option because (as well as being free) and offering all the 'standa...

Created on Tuesday, 09 July 2013. Posted by 

Do you use AAC?  Do you know someone who uses AAC (over 15 yrs.)? Please book up NOW and come along on 19th August to a fantastic event at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. The fabulous 'Lost Voice Guy', Lee Ridley -  the first Stand Up Comedian to use AAC - will be doing a...

Created on Monday, 01 July 2013. Posted by 

Great new blog started up recently by the Mum of a lass who uses AAC. Terrific for other parents and families but also many valuable insights for professionals. Current topics include preparing well-ahead for transition from mainstream Primary to Secondary school. ...

Created on Monday, 01 July 2013. Posted by 

Take a few minutes to listen to this lovely BBC interview with Eilidh, a young lass who uses a communication aid. As well as hearing from Eilidh, the interview also showcases a very thoughtful Mum, and 'Heather' the great Scottish voice distributed by CALL Scotland.  ...