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Created on Tuesday, 11 May 2010. Posted by 

Not wanting to invoke any disasters! But during any emergency, communication is vitally important. The Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, Philadelphia, moved by the recent Haiti earthquake disaster, offers for free download a double sided sheet called Emergency Communication 4 ALL...

Created on Wednesday, 05 May 2010. Posted by 

Interestingly, the little communication program Tap to Talk that was brought out originally for Nintendo DS and DS Lite, is now available also as an App for the iPhone, iPod Touch and/or iPad. This may get round some of the sound volume issues, and also as multiple Tap to Talk albums (ie vocabula...

Created on Monday, 08 March 2010. Posted by 

Hopefully everyone will now be aware of the cheap deal on BoardMaker software offered through LTS. Please note that there is a training course on BoardMaker 6 and the new BoardMaker Plus! features in CALL on 25th March, and places are still available. Could be just the thing to get you started! ...

Created on Tuesday, 02 March 2010. Posted by 

A new Information sheet called A Guide to Pictures and Symbols for Communication 2010 is now available for download or can be viewed along with the collection of other Information Sheets in the Resources section of this website. It is a completely revised version of a similarly titled paper that ...

Created on Wednesday, 24 February 2010. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Many people think that 'alternative format' means things like Large Print, Braille, audio, Daisy etc, but it also includes symbolised materials. Widgit software, who publish software for creating and using symbolised resources, are running a FREE day on symbols here in CALL on Wednesday 3rd March....

Created on Friday, 12 February 2010. Posted by 

Hurrah! At last Mayer-Johnson UK and LTS have got their act together and brought out a cheap deal on BoardMaker for Scotland. CALL has been pushing for this. BoardMaker purchasing information has been pretty muddled lately, so the new clarity is welcome, as well as the discount. The offer is o...

Created on Tuesday, 28 July 2009. Posted by 

Today CALL was pleased to receive a demonstration and short term loan of voice output communication aid that is new on the UK market, the Logan ProxTalker. This is a VERY simple-to-use system that is basically a PECS or communication book that can talk.  The user's pictures are on little ca...