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Created on Monday, 18 March 2019. Posted by Paul Nisbet

With Learning Tools and Immersive Reader, Microsoft Office 365 has some really good features for supporting reading, but there's some confusion about whether and how you can use the free Scottish computer voices - here's my understanding of the situation. Background We think it's really ...

Created on Tuesday, 12 March 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

Do you work with learners who love to watch videos on YouTube? The fantastic and free to use Tar Heel Gameplay website offers you a way of creating interactive, accessible games using any YouTube video. This means you can use whichever video most motivates your learner to teach them switch and touch...

Created on Friday, 08 March 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

Next January in 2020 Microsoft will officially stop supporting Windows 7. For those local authorities and schools who have not yet updated to Windows 10, there will be an impending need to do so, to avoid potential security risks. Like many others at the time, I liked Windows 7 for its reasonable st...

Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

We are now taking bookings for our FREE ASL and Technology conferences to be held in June. These conferences are growing in popularity each year and we expect an excellent turnout at our two spacious venues. Moray House, Edinburgh – 12 June 2019 Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow – 13 June 20...

Created on Sunday, 20 January 2019. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Are you unable to run your usual Windows programs (e.g. Clicker 7) on your new Windows 10 laptop or Surface Go? It may be because they are set up with Windows 10 S, rather than Windows 10 Pro. Here's how to fix it. Yesterday I met a teacher who said Clicker 7 didn't work on their new Windows...

Created on Friday, 18 January 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

This is the latest poster in our popular 'App Wheel' series. We receive regular queries about useful iPad apps for complex learning difficulties. This new poster is our response. The 'Wheel of Apps' is not comprehensive, but attempts to identify relevant, useful apps and to categoris...

Created on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

Would you like to own a Symbols for All lanyard with positive behaviour support symbols? Our very stylish lanyards featuring the CALL Scotland and Symbols for All logo are now available to buy in the CALL Scotland shop. To purchase one, simply go the services page on the CALL website, click on shop&...

Created on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted by Gillian McNeill

PrAACtical Approaches to Working with Children and Adults: Supporting Communication through Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC ) - Scottish Study Day. Date: 05 Mar Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline £40 - £80 (8:45am - 3:30pm) This study day organised by Augmentativ...

Created on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

The Scottish Government's Assisted Communication Team is trying to find out how many people in Scotland use a communication aid, or could benefit from having such a device. They are hoping to include a question about this in the 2021 Census. What is the Census? The Census is carried out in the U...