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Created on Wednesday, 21 September 2016. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland has once again produced accessible digital copies of the short-listed books in the Scottish Book Trust Awards 2017 for pupils with a Print Disability. The Awards this year consist of two competitions; The Bookbug Picture Book Prize and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. The 3 Bookbug b...

Created on Monday, 23 November 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Using Symbols to Support Communication – English as an Additional Language (EAL)? Have you considered using symbols to support pupils in school who do not have English as their first language? Although, symbol use is now established in our toolbox of strategies for supporting pupils with ...

Created on Thursday, 08 October 2015. 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 Mouse's First Night at Moonlight School by Simon Puttock and Ali Pye, Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit Book Burglar by Emily Mackenzie Neve...

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 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...

Created on Thursday, 05 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Congratulations to the Winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! The awards are run by The Scottish Book Trust and the winners were announced at an Awards Ceremony at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on the 4th March 2015 in front of 600 school children. The winner for e...

Created on Monday, 01 December 2014. Posted by 

If you're looking for quick-to-make Winter / Christmas activities, check out the free downloadable symbol supported worksheets, from Widgit .   ...

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...