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Created on Tuesday, 09 November 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

We are excited about our new line up of webinars for January – June 2022 and proud to be able to continue to offer them at no cost to everyone. These 20 - 30 minute webinars span a range of assistive technology topics and are ideal Professional Learning for anyone working with children an...

Created on Monday, 08 November 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

The second report from the Scottish Government’s International Council of Education Advisors proposes adoption of 'universal design' to create a resilient educational system. What might this mean for learners with additional support needs? The International Council of Education Advise...

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

I’ve had a few queries recently asking how to make PowerPoint accessible, particularly for learners with a visual impairment who use a screen reader. We have lots of resources on making Word accessible for example the YouTube video playlist on 'Creating Accessible Documents' and the po...

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...