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Created on Monday, 02 September 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

Widgit resources are now available to download from Symbols for All! If your school or setting use Widgit symbols you can now search and download printable PDFs created with the Widgit Symbol set. This new set of printable resources has been created with older learners in mind, with the addition of ...

Created on Monday, 15 July 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

We have created a new set of Symbols for All resources  for learners who use Grid 3 software. If you are working with learners who use Grid 3 software, we have created 12 communication grid sets designed for eye gaze access. These 12 communication grid sets are based on some of our Symbols for ...

Created on Tuesday, 12 March 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

Do you work with learners who love to watch videos on YouTube? The fantastic and free to use Tar Heel Gameplay website offers you a way of creating interactive, accessible games using any YouTube video. This means you can use whichever video most motivates your learner to teach them switch and touch...

Created on Friday, 18 January 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

This is the latest poster in our popular 'App Wheel' series. We receive regular queries about useful iPad apps for complex learning difficulties. This new poster is our response. The 'Wheel of Apps' is not comprehensive, but attempts to identify relevant, useful apps and to categoris...

Created on Thursday, 17 January 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

Would you like to own a Symbols for All lanyard with positive behaviour support symbols? Our very stylish lanyards featuring the CALL Scotland and Symbols for All logo are now available to buy in the CALL Scotland shop. To purchase one, simply go the services page on the CALL website, click on shop&...

Created on Thursday, 25 October 2018. Posted by Claire Harrison

With most schools back in full swing from the October break, many staff and learners will be turning their thoughts to all things spooky with Halloween just around the corner.  Let's explore some of the ways assisstive technology can support learning & communication in a complex needs c...

Created on Thursday, 02 November 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

CALL Scotland have created a set of symbolised print and interactive resources for learning accross the curriculum. The resources are all made using Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) and are freely accessible to any schools using Boardmaker Software. Using picture symbols as visual supports c...

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

We’re finishing off our week of blogging about National Digital Learning Week 2017 by considering some of the ways Assistive Technology can help learners with literacy difficulties.  As a former children’s bookseller I’m a big fan of children’s literature and m...

Created on Thursday, 04 May 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

Do you have BIGmacks, talking buttons or Step-by-Steps lurking dustily at the back of a cupboard in your classroom? Are you confused about the difference between a Smooth Talker and a QuickTalker S? Do you have no idea what any of these are, let alone how and why you would use them?! If so, our...