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    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...

    Created on Friday, 20 September 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Mark Jayes from Manchester Metropolitan University has asked us to make information available on a workshop being organised in Manchester by the I-ASC Project. I-ASC have been developing an evidence-based resource to support decision making for families and professionals involved in AAC assessment. ...

    Created on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    PrAACtical Approaches to Working with Children and Adults: Supporting Communication through Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC ) - Scottish Study Day. Date: 05 Mar Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline £40 - £80 (8:45am - 3:30pm) This study day organised by Augmentativ...

    Created on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Government's Assisted Communication Team is trying to find out how many people in Scotland use a communication aid, or could benefit from having such a device. They are hoping to include a question about this in the 2021 Census. What is the Census? The Census is carried out in the U...