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Computer Accessibility

Top tips for using Clicker 8 to support neurodiverse learners

Posted by Craig Mill on the 16th April, 2024

Category Dyslexia Computer Accessibility

A range of tips for using Clicker's built-in tools for Windows, Mac, iPad and Chromebook.

What is 'Per-App Settings', and how can it make apps more accessible to use?

Posted by Craig Mill on the 11th April, 2024

Category Visual Impairment Computer Accessibility

A step-by-step guide on how to set up and use Per App settings to make specific apps more accessible.

The who, what and why of AT and digital learning - new resources to download

Posted by Craig Mill on the 8th April, 2024

Category Computer Accessibility Assistive Technology

The Inclusive Digital Learning and Assistive Technology Staged Intervention triangle is designed to help us think about what learners require to ensure that they are included and can access digital learning, and who is responsible for supporting them.

ASL and Technology Online Conference 2024 - book your place now!

Posted by Craig Mill on the 5th March, 2024

Category Computer Accessibility Dyslexia

One of the highlights of the year is the CALL Scotland ASL and Technology online conference. This year the conference will take place on Thursday 13th June 2024.

Do your Chromebooks, iPads and laptops meet legal requirements?

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 29th February, 2024

Category Computer Accessibility Assistive Technology

Pupils should have access to accessibility features on their digital devices in schools to meet Equality and Accessibility legislation according to Scottish Government guidance. This blog discusses what should be available for students.

How to create an interactive PDF with text boxes for free

Posted by Craig Mill on the 20th November, 2023

Category Computer Accessibility Assistive Technology

This article explains how to create an interactive PDF using the built-in text box feature with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

SQA Assessment Arrangements in 2023

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 24th August, 2023

Category Digital Exams Computer Accessibility

SQA have issued information about the requests for Assessment Arrangements for the 2023 examinations. There was an increase again in the number of candidates and entries for whom arrangements were requested and digital technology is one of the most common arrangements.

1:1 technology must be accessible

Posted by Paul Nisbet on the 3rd October, 2022

Category Computer Accessibility Dyslexia

At the Dyslexia Scotland Conference on Saturday 1st October I asked "How can learners with dyslexia reach their potential with 1:1 technology?" and in the presentation I explored some challenges and hopefully, identified some solutions. I thought it might be helpful to write a few blo...

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