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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 Thursday, 18 September 2014. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Until now there have been few, if any options for those looking for a symbol-based communication app for iPad that uses PCS Symbols – Picture Communication Symbols. It has been a while coming, during which we have made much use of SymbolStix and Widgit symbols in particular, but yes PCS is...

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 Friday, 23 May 2014. Posted by 

The new CALL Scotland AAC Apps Wheel is now officially 'launched' and available for free download and sharing. Enjoy, and pass it on!  The AAC Apps wheel is in .PDF format and was designed for display in A3 poster size but it works equally well (only smaller!) as ...

Created on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Last week at the CALL Scotland RTC launch I presented a workshop on iPads and Dyslexia, and one of the topics we considered was sharing of learning resources between Windows and iPad. Many teachers use Microsoft Word to create curriculum resources, and so a fundamental question is “h...

Created on Friday, 09 May 2014. Posted by 

CALL Scotland is delighted to announce that today we became an accredited Apple Regional Training Centre. CALL is now one of the 100 or so learning hubs across the UK that promote collaboration and sharing of resources and best practices with teachers and the wider education comm...

Created on Wednesday, 19 March 2014. Posted by 

I've become interested in a communication app called SPEAK all! designed by researchers at Purdue University specifically for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder who use PECS.   SPEAK all! is still somewhat in development, so I don't want to mislead by over-laud...

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,...