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Making the most of Microsoft Word to Support Learners with Literacy Difficulties

Posted by Craig Mill on the 7th September, 2023

This one hour workshop will explore a range of built-in tools to support literacy.

Google Chrome's best-kept secret - Reading Mode

Posted by Craig Mill on the 29th August, 2023

Google Chrome's free browser reading mode is a great new feature to support learners with reading difficulties.

A Quick Guide to the CALL Bookbug Writing Activities

Posted by Claire Harrison on the 25th August, 2023

Explore the CALL library of early writing Bookbug resources for Eye Gaze and Switch users. Find out about the different types of writing supports and activities that have been created for learners with access needs.

SQA Assessment Arrangements in 2023

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 24th August, 2023

SQA have issued information about the requests for Assessment Arrangements for the 2023 examinations. There was an increase again in the number of candidates and entries for whom arrangements were requested and digital technology is one of the most common arrangements.

How can we help you support the implementation of AAC?

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 22nd August, 2023

Do you have learners who use AAC and who you would like to help become better communicators? Would you like to know more about tools and techniques to help develop your support and practice? CALL Scotland can help!

Autumn Term Professional Learning Programme available for booking now

Posted by Kirsteen Steven on the 21st August, 2023

It's the start of a new school year and I need to upskill with technology to support my learners with ASN. Where can I find high quality professional learning?

Why is digital learning not considered in the ASL Action Plan?

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 18th August, 2023

Digital learning and assistive technology have huge potential for pupils with additional support needs, but are not addressed in the ASL Action Plan. This blog discussed what actions should be included in the Plan.

Five ideas for Free Back to School Supports

Posted by Claire Harrison on the 17th August, 2023

A selection of free-to-use toolkits, ideas and visual supports for learners starting the new school year.

iPad Literacy ideas for learners with Cerebral Palsy

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 13th July, 2023

In this blog, I am going to focus on one young person I worked with who turned a huge corner in accessing learning, in her contributions in class and greatly increased her ability to work independently due to her enthusisam to engage with the iPad which was set up with some extra assistive features.

View the 2023 ASL and Technology conference sessions!

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 28th June, 2023

You can still sign up retrospectively for the 2023 ASL and Technology conference which took place on 14th June and view the 20 Assistive Technology sessions.

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