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    Created on Friday, 07 August 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    The latest version of Predictable 6, the text-based communication app from TherapyBox, can speak with the Scottish adult and child voices Heather, Stuart, Andrew and Mairi. Let's find out how they sound and work. Predictable 6 is a text-based communication aid app for iPad, Android and Windows. ...

    Created on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    The CALL Scotland '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).  First published in 2014, I'm pleased to share now that it has had it's 202...

    Created on Wednesday, 27 May 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Earlier this month I posted a blog about text-based AAC* apps for iPadOS with a link to a short survey. The survey was the first stage in the process of updating our Wheel of Apps for Individuals with Communication Support Needs, through gathering information on app use and features. The responses h...

    Created on Thursday, 07 May 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Are you using text-based communication apps on iPad and finding it a difficult at times to know what to recommend and to whom? Would you like an independent view on which apps to consider and information on their usability and key features? We’d like to help. Online Workshop – Choos...

    Created on Wednesday, 22 April 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    We are into another week with learners out of school and are hearing of parents of children and young people with additional support needs, seeking resources to use at home. Therefore, in this blog I’d like to focus on symbol resources for learners with communication support needs, to communic...

    Created on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Due to the current situation with COVID-19 resulting in school and other building closures, CALL Scotland have temporarily suspended our equipment loan bank. We will therefore be unable to issue new loans of assistive technology equipment and we will not be recalling equipment currently out on loan....

    Created on Monday, 10 February 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Tobii DynaVox's Snap Core First for Windows communication app can now speak Scottish!  We're very pleased that the latest version of Snap Core First for Windows can now use the free Scottish computer voices. Previously, we were limited to the Windows 10 voices within Snap Core, but this...

    Created on Thursday, 07 November 2019. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    CALL Scotland have a number of Tobii C-Series discontinued devices available free for anyone who might have a use for them. These may of interest to anyone already using one and wishes a back-up or replacement, although we won't be able to offer any help to set these up or support use. We have...

    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...