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Created on Friday, 05 November 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

If so, then look no further. CALL Scotland, in partnership with Edinburgh University’s School of Professional Learning, will be running a 10-week introductory course, starting in February 2022 on technology to support additional support needs in education. The focus of the course will highligh...

Created on Tuesday, 12 October 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

We all know that Siri on the iPad is good for lots of things such as asking about the weather, solving maths questions, dictating messages and writing documents, but are you familiar with Voice Control, a lesser-known tool in Accessibility that can do so much more than Siri? With Voice Control, you ...

Created on Thursday, 07 October 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Spooky season is upon us and, in the best of Scottish traditions, it's time to come together to tell spine-tingling tall tales, sing spooky songs, and share our best nerve-jangling jokes.  This is a great opportunity for children, young people and their families in Scotland to join in with ...

Created on Monday, 04 October 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Are you working in a school where there are more devices than ever before in the hands of your learners? Have you had time to explore the assistive features on these devices which can support learners with Additional Support Needs? Probably the answer is no and that is not surprising knowing that As...

Created on Wednesday, 29 September 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

With the announcement that SQA examinations will be held in Spring 2022 if public health advice allows, what does that mean for learners with additional support needs who wish to use technology to access the assessments? SQA examinations in 2022 On August 18th, Scottish Government announced that Na...

Created on Monday, 13 September 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

The CALL Scotland AAC iPad App Wheel resource continues to be one of our most popular, with over 87,500 downloads since first publication in 2014. For this reason, we consider it important to keep it as up to date as possible and so here’s the 2021 version 2.2 update, ready for you to download...

Created on Wednesday, 08 September 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

Today’s blog focuses on our second set of accessible writing resources, newly created by the CALL team, to accompany this year’s Bookbug Picture Book Prize books. These writing activities can be downloaded and used by anyone who has a copy of the latest Clicker software. Our p...

Created on Tuesday, 07 September 2021. Posted by Claire Harrison

We’ve created a set of Grid 3 writing activities based on the 2022 books. These writing activities can be downloaded by anyone who has a copy of Grid 3 software. All this week we’re looking at the different resources which are available for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize Books. So far, ...

Created on Monday, 06 September 2021. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland’s award-winning accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are available to download NOW! The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022  and will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotla...