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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.  ...

Created on Wednesday, 12 June 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 dates...

Created on Friday, 31 May 2013. Posted by 

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) recently hosted a dissemination seminar in Edinburgh, to update and share information about the development of the Right to Speak project, whose aim is to improve AAC services in Scotland. Two people who use AAC, Rachael Monk and Barry Smith, gave illuminat...

Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013. Posted by 

Repeated exposure to the same story book is better for child language development than lots of different stories. Interesting new research findings from the University of Sussex about how children learn and retain new words. I remember researching this and advocating repeated use of the same few...

Created on Monday, 06 May 2013. Posted by 

ConnectABILITY.ca Have you seen this terrific resource? (I can't believe I didn't know about it before - many thanks to Ian Bean - whose website is ALSO a great resource - for drawing attention to it.) ConnectABILITY is a virtual community focused on lifelong learning and support for children, y...

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...