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    Created on Monday, 15 August 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) web site has news of a decision to introduce zero rating for VAT for mobile phones and laptops pre-loaded with software designed solely for the use of a disabled person. The case was brought by Iansyst Ltd, who argued that their CapturaTalk literac...

    Created on Monday, 02 November 2015. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Barrington Stoke, who publish excellent books for reluctant, struggling or dyslexic readers, have released Tints, an app that lets you buy digital versions of some of their titles. Barrington Stoke have not published digital versions of their titles before because they have significant concerns ...

    Created on Monday, 26 October 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Ever since we first produced our wheel of iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties in October 2013, we've had regular requests for a similar wheel for tablets and smartphones that use the Android operating system. IPads are used much more frequently than Android de...

    Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

    CALL Scotland is pleased to announce the release of a new resource; ‘iPad Apps to Support Creativity’. The resource is available as a free download from the CALL Scotland website. Based on ten categories, the infograph offers apps to support a range of curriculum activities as ...

    Created on Friday, 03 July 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

      It’s been just over a year since the CALL Scotland team created a new resource - iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs. It has been satisfying to see the fantastic response we have had, with paper copies being whisked off exhibition and workshop tables, and an astounding 15,...

    Created on Tuesday, 26 May 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

    If you have the latest online version of Office 365 (available through Glow) or if you have downloaded the desktop version, Office 2013 (also through Glow in participating authorities) there’s a new feature, ‘Office Store’ that could offer some handy features to support learni...

    Created on Monday, 03 November 2014. Posted by 

    A quick 'heads-up'... the AAC app 'aacorn AAC ' is offering a 20% off deal this week only (the app's first birthday) As - like other fully featured AAC systems -  this is an expensive app (usually £129.99),  it may be worth your whil...

    Created on Thursday, 16 October 2014. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Crick Software have just released an interesting new keyboard app for the iPad, taking advantage of the new iOS 8 feature that allows different keyboards to be used across a range of different apps. Superkeys Assistive Keyboard divides the keyboard up into a series of 'chunks' of keys. ...

    Created on Monday, 01 September 2014. Posted by 

    Widgit Vocab Widgit has just launched a new series of iPad apps called 'Widgit Vocab'. These apps introduce and develop basic vocabulary around a range of different themes, and are specifically designed ​to help extend a user's vocabulary range with list...