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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...

Created on Thursday, 02 September 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

“I know what I want to write, I just can’t get it down on paper”. Does this sound familiar? I meet lots of learners who have great ideas, plenty of stories to tell, but struggle when it comes to the physical act of writing. A blank page whether it be paper or a word processor can b...

Created on Thursday, 02 September 2021. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland's award-winning symbol resources to accompany 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 2022   and will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week ...

Created on Wednesday, 01 September 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Are you supporting pupils with Additional Support Needs who are using iPads, chromebooks or Windows laptops? Have you been provided with specific assistive technology training and support to do this effectively? We know and appreciate the vital role Pupil Support Assistants play in supporting learne...

Created on Tuesday, 31 August 2021. Posted by Allan Wilson

I’m using my retirement from the role of Information Officer with CALL Scotland at the end of this month as an excuse to reflect on some of the changes that have taken place in assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication, and the role of CALL Scotland over the past 30 y...

Created on Wednesday, 25 August 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

Last February I posted an article about a series of video guides I made on ‘Creating Accessible Documents and Formats’. Encouraged by the popularity of the video guides I thought it would be a good idea to consolidate all the guides into an online learning module, with an opportunity to ...

Created on Tuesday, 22 June 2021. Posted by Gillian McNeill

AAC* iPad apps come in many varieties, enabling simple to full support for communication and there are many to choose from. It can be tricky however, to know what to use and so CALL Scotland have been helping with this, by providing a reference of recommended Apps through our Wheel of Apps. Thi...