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Created on Tuesday, 13 April 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

I was sorry to hear about the death of the Duke of Edinburgh and the tributes and coverage really give us a picture of a remarkable person, a strong character and an extraordinary life. He met so many people over the course of his life and so many people will have stories and anecdotes: here's m...

Created on Friday, 09 April 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

I have been working with a group of teachers who are using OneNote Class Notebooks to share resources with pupils who have been at home during lockdown.  Although many pupils have returned to school there are still those who are not able to due to health (both physical and mental) reasons. ...

Created on Tuesday, 06 April 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

Text Predictions is a word completion tool that can help to complete long or difficult words. Text Predictions is available in Word Online through Glow and Office 365. Text predictions - an overview Text Predictions is located in the Editor tool in Word Online. As well as Text Predictions, Editor in...

Created on Tuesday, 06 April 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) AT Connected event is one of the largest and most varied conferences focussing on assistive technology and this year it was an online event held from January 25th to February 4th 2021. I was fortunate to be offered one of 24 AT Scholarships to att...

Created on Wednesday, 24 March 2021. Posted by Shirley Lawson

Building on the success of last year's virtual ASL and Technology conference we are hosting the conference again online on 16th June 2021. We fully expect to attract hundreds of people who are working in all education sectors with pupils/ students with Additional Support needs as well as those h...

Created on Tuesday, 16 March 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

"We want to streamline the pupil's equipment, how can you help?" I've been asked this a few times recently, mostly to do with pupils who have a visual impairment, who are moving into the later years of secondary school and have acquired a variety of devices to support their vision....

Created on Thursday, 11 March 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

2021 examinations have been cancelled and teachers and lecturers are devising their own assessments to gather evidence of attainment. We have updated pages on the Digital Assessments web site with information and advice and some downloadable templates to help practitioners create accessible assessme...

Created on Thursday, 11 March 2021. Posted by Allan Wilson

It has always been possible to use a switch with a Chromebook to access various online activities (e.g. HelpKidzLearn), but the release of Chrome OS 88 in January has brought switch access into the operating system, giving people with disabilities who cannot use a mouse / trackpad or keyboard greate...

Created on Thursday, 18 February 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

‘Creating Accessible Documents and Formats’ is a series of quick guides explaining how to create an accessible Word document and export it to a range of formats such as ePub, Large Print, PDF and more. There are 11 videos in total which are organised in a contextual YouTube Playlist, st...