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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.

Exciting news about technology for SQA assessment arrangements

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 13th March, 2023

Learners in many parts of Scotland have been provided with personal Chromebooks or iPads but generally they can't use them examinations. We have set up working groups to find solutions - read on to find out about progress so far.

OneNote digital notebooks for dyslexic learners

Posted by Shirley Lawson on the 13th March, 2023

OneNote digital notebooks are fantastic resource for dyslexic learners to help support their literacy difficulties and to keep their work organised in one place.

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