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Created on Friday, 17 April 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Connect are running an online survey to gather the voices of parents and carers and the findings after one week give us insight to how families across Scotland are coping with the impact of Covid-19. On Wednesday 1st April, Connect (formerly the Scottish Parent Teacher Council) launched a survey ask...

Created on Friday, 10 April 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

iPads and Autism Spectrum Condition / Complex Needs / Communication Support Needs [This is the second of two blogs aiming to help people navigate their way through the large amounts of information on the CALL web site covering the use of iPad technology to help learners with additional support needs...

Created on Thursday, 09 April 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

In these difficult times many parents and teachers are looking for information on how to make the best use of technology that they may have to support a child or young person with additional support needs at home. This is the first of two blogs focuing on some of our information to help such a child...

Created on Wednesday, 08 April 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

As Easter Weekend approaches I thought I’d share some NEW Symbolstix symbol resources for parents to use with their children during all the fun! With arts and crafts being a central home learning tool, I’ve made a printable symbol board you can use with your child while decorating a...

Created on Tuesday, 07 April 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Playing games is (or should be) fun, motivating and sociable. Here are some offers of games-based digital learning for use at home during Covid-19 school closures.  Sumdog Sumdog offers online maths and spelling games-based practice tool that can be used to support home learning during school c...

Created on Monday, 06 April 2020. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Many schools are using Google Classroom to provide continued education online to pupils at home during this period of school closures. Assuming that pupils have access to a device and wifi (and this is a big assumption…) they will be able to access resources that the teacher uploads, complete...

Created on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 resulting in school and other building closures, CALL Scotland have temporarily suspended our equipment loan bank. We will therefore be unable to issue new loans of assistive technology equipment and we will not be recalling equipment currently out on loan....

Created on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

Students with additional support needs can get popular assistive software for use at home during the Covid-19 situation. Read more to find out about some really great software and apps that are available to you. Clicker and DocsPlus Clicker and DocsPlus are well known writing tools with versions for...

Created on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted by Craig Mill

I would like to invite you to be part of an Assistive Technology (A.T.) online community. The CALL A.T. online community of practice aims to extend and enhance the current support offered by CALL during these difficult times. Microsoft Teams Using Microsoft Teams, you will be able to communicate and...