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Clicker 7 is award winning literacy support software which offers a range of excellent features that provide easy writing support to pupils who have additional support needs. Docs Plus software is Crick's new writing tool for secondary school students and both pieces of software have associated iOS apps. Clicker 7's enhanced accessibility features such as switch access and eye gaze compatibility enables all learners to access the curriculum and achieve success.

On this online course, you will learn about all the different supportive features of the software and the apps such as: Text to speech, predictive text, spell checking, mind mapping, audio notes, word banks and sentence sets. And you will learn how easy it is to customise existing sentences sets and to quickly create your own differentiated materials from scratch. Breakout rooms will offer participants the opportunity to discuss the literacy needs of individual students and learn how to tailor activities for them.



28th March 2019
University of Edinburgh

What you will learn

    Who is the seminar aimed at?

    • Class teachers, Support for Learning teachers and Additional Support Needs staff (Primary and Secondary)
    • Dyslexia tutors / support workers
    • Parents and other family members

    Meet your presenter(s)

    Shirley Lawson
    Assistive Technology and ASN Officer

    I bring my teaching experience into my role at CALL as Development Officer for Assistive Technologies and Additional Support Needs. I lead the CALL Scotland Professional Learning and am focussing on providing a programme of relevant, quality assistive technology training to those working with children and young people with additional support needs and / or disabilities.

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    About the day


    • Room: , University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ