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Created on Monday, 28 September 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbol resources and accessible versions of 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 2021 will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotl...

Created on Monday, 25 May 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Happy 10th Birthday Bookbug! CALL Scotland have loved our Partnership working with Bookbug over the past 10 years, creating accessible versions of the books and symbolised resources. Now, more than ever, it is so important that all children can take part in shared reading and access stories with th...

Created on Wednesday, 08 April 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

As Easter Weekend approaches I thought I’d share some NEW Symbolstix symbol resources for parents to use with their children during all the fun! With arts and crafts being a central home learning tool, I’ve made a printable symbol board you can use with your child while decorating a...

Created on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Bookbug P1 Family Bags are being gifted all across Scotland this week! Thank you Scottish Book Trust! Accessible Books For Learners with ASN, you can download accessible versions of the three books from the Books for All Database. Your learner must have a Print Disability.   First create ...

Created on Sunday, 13 October 2019. Posted by Joanna Courtney

We were so delighted to win an award at the inaugural 'AAC Awards' Ceremony held at the University of Leeds on Friday 11th October 2019. These National awards were organised by Communication Matters, the UK wide organisation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Joa...

Created on Thursday, 11 October 2018. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Printable PDFs of symbolised curricular resources for inclusive learning and teaching. Created and maintained by CALL Scotland, Symbols for All provides teaching resources in an accessible format for learners with additional support needs. Using picture symbols as visual supports benefits learners o...

Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2018. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland creates accessible digital versions of the Bookbug P1 Family Bag along with printable symbol resources and symbol resources for iPad. To find out more about how our accessible books and symbol resources support the Bookbug progamme and who they are suitable for watch this&nbs...

Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

As part of Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust gifts every P1 child with 3 books, which make up the short-list for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. If you'd like your learners with ASN and communication difficulties to fully take part and then vote before the deadline on 8th December&nbs...

Created on Monday, 21 August 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

CALL Scotland has once again produced accessible digital copies of the short-listed books in the Scottish Book Trust Awards 2018 for pupils with a Print Disability. The Awards consist of two competitions; The Bookbug Picture Book Prize and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. The 3 Bookbug books make ...