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Created on Tuesday, 24 November 2020. Posted by Shirley Lawson

 Due to the success of our current online learning workshops focussing on assistive technology to support learners with additional support needs, we are going to continue to deliver Professional Learning online next academic term. Our courses would normally be delivered at the Un...

Created on Thursday, 19 November 2020. Posted by Shirley Lawson

We have got an excellent line up of new assistive technology webinars for January – June 2021! Our webinars are increasing in popularity as teachers are looking for online Professional Learning opportunities to enhance their knowledge in assistive technology to support pupils with Additional S...

Created on Monday, 02 November 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

I did an online session recently with Dyslexia Scotland's South West branch, looking at the use of Immersive Reader (and other tools) to help learners with dyslexia complete assignments sent to them via Teams. Given the possibility of pupils having to self-isolate at home, or even experiencing a...

Created on Thursday, 29 October 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

With Halloween approaching, why not snuggle up with a spooky Bookbug tale this weekend? All these books have previously been shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize and come in a variety of digital formats for learners with a Print Disability. Just go to the Books for All Database and search ...

Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

For the last couple of years, we’ve made Eye Gaze accessible versions of the Bookbug books for children and young people who use Grid 3 software. This year, in addition these Grid 3 versions, we’ve created writing activity grid sets to scaffold and support literacy skills. There is a gri...

Created on Monday, 12 October 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

October is International AAC Awareness Month and CALL Scotland have another Professional Learning opportunity or you. If you are finding it a difficult to know what text-based communication apps on iPad to recommend and to whom? We can help. If you would you like an independent view on which apps to...

Created on Wednesday, 30 September 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Thursday 1st October marks the beginning of International AAC Awareness Month, celebrated around the world each year, with the goal of raising awareness and to inform the public about the many ways in which people communicate using different communication systems and aids. CALL Scotland are joining ...

Created on Monday, 28 September 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbol resources and accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are now available to download. The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2021 will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotl...

Created on Wednesday, 23 September 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

I’ve lost count of the number of ideas, links to resources and insightful discussions which I’ve benefitted from over many years via emails from the SLD Forum. The forum is a brilliant online community of mostly UK individuals involved in the education of children and young people with S...