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Top tips for making the most of voice typing

Posted by Craig Mill on the 11th May, 2023

Helpful advice on using voice typing to support learners with literacy difficulties.

DPIA Document Available - Important Step Forward for AAC Providers in Scotland!

Posted by Gillian McNeill on the 10th May, 2023

At CALL Scotland we are aware that many services in Scotland providing AAC are being asked to provide a Data Protection Impact Assessment(DPIA) for data protection regulation. The good news is that Scottish Government have recently made a shared document available for those working in health to use.

Working with Authors on Shared Reading resources and Accessible books

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 10th May, 2023

We were so pleased to be asked to deliver a workshop at Scottish Book Trust's recent Sharing Sensory Stories Author Lab. The 10 authors involved got their hands on our Bookbug Shared Reading symbol resources and accessible digital books and got the chance to experience communicating using AAC.

Updated Dyslexia app wheel now live!

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 7th May, 2023

The CALL Scotland app wheel to support learners with dyslexia has been updated and now is ready for you to download from our website.

CALL offers two 5 week courses for Autumn 2023!

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 13th April, 2023

CALL have two 5 week self study courses starting in Autumn 2023. The 5 week Technology to support dyslexia course is in its third year and the new one on offer will a 5 week course on Technology to support reading and writing for learners with complex needs.

Turn your iPad into an easy-to-use document scanner

Posted by Craig Mill on the 13th April, 2023

This illustrated guide explains how to use an iPad and the Notes app as an easy-to-use document scanner

Struggling to include learners and develop AAC in school?

Posted by Gillian McNeill on the 11th April, 2023

Children and young people with communication difficulties can have a wide variety of needs and teachers may need support on matching needs to AAC. This blog provides guidance, as well as information on creating communication activities and opportunities for using AAC in school.

Our 2023 ASL and Technology conference site is live!

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 8th April, 2023

CALL Scotland is hosting another fantastic ASL and Technology online conference on 14th June 2023 offering a range of Assistive Technology workshops from suppliers, practitioners and the CALL team. Only £5 to register!

What does the Assistive Technology and ASN job involve?

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 21st March, 2023

We are looking for a new member of the CALL team to take responsibility for coordinating our Professional Learning offers (and do other things too!). Find out what that means here.

Do you want to join the CALL Scotland Team?

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 16th March, 2023

We are looking for an experienced teacher with a a passion for Assistive Technology to join the team.

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