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Updated Wheel of Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs (AAC)

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 18th October, 2023

Category AAC Communication Support Needs

This 'wheel' of Apps provides a categorised guide to iPad Apps for individuals with complex communication support needs, who may need to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

NEW-Bookbug P1 Bag Accessible Digital Books now available!

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 14th September, 2023

Category AAC Books for All

CALL Scotland's award-winning accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust's Bookbug P1 Family Bag books are available to download for learners in Scotland now!

NEW-Bookbug P1 Family Bag 2023 Symbol Resources available now!

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 11th September, 2023

Category AAC Symbols

CALL Scotland's award-winning symbol resources to accompany Scottish Book Trust's P1 Family bag books are now available to download.

How can we help you support the implementation of AAC?

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 22nd August, 2023

Category AAC Symbols

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

Category Dyslexia AAC

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?

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

Posted by Gillian McNeill on the 10th May, 2023

Category AAC Communication Aids

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

Category AAC Books for All

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.

Struggling to include learners and develop AAC in school?

Posted by Gillian McNeill on the 11th April, 2023

Category AAC Symbols

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.

A true story of an AAC user's journey - from low tech to high tech eye gaze

Posted by Joanna Courtney on the 13th February, 2023

Category AAC Eye Gaze

How do we introduce and develop communication technology with learners who have complex communication and access needs? This is a true story of an AAC user’s journey-from simple communication technology to high tech eye gaze access for communication and literacy.

Opportunity to Recognise Excellence at AAC Awards 2023

Posted by Gillian McNeill on the 9th January, 2023

Category AAC

Communication Matters, the UK wide organisation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) have recently announced that nominations are open for the national AAC Awards 2023. Held every two years, the purpose is to celebrate and recognise contribution to the world of AAC by either an AAC u

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