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    Created on Friday, 12 June 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Learners who use technology to read and access text need their textbooks in a digital format - so where can we get digital textbooks? Find out in this blog. Many learners with additional support needs have difficulty with ordinary paper textbooks and learning materials. Perhaps your son or daughter ...

    Created on Monday, 25 May 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    With so many children and young people learning at home through digital technology, it's vital that digital learning resources are properly accessible for all learners, including those with Additional Support Needs. Here's some hints and tips on how to do it. Why must our digital learning r...

    Created on Friday, 01 May 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    There are so many web sites and online sources offering information and advice for parents that I hesitate to add to them, but in speaking to many folk I find that not everyone is aware of what is out there. Here are a few if you're struggling to find help.   Information and advice is good ...

    Created on Tuesday, 28 April 2020. Posted by Craig Mill

    Home learning resources and software for pupils with Additional Support Needs (ASN). Here are 3 great programs to support learners with numeracy. Doorway Online – Numeracy What is it? Doorway Online is a free resource which offers a range of colourful, engaging, interactive, and accessible l...

    Created on Monday, 19 June 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Over 250 people attended this year's two-day ASL and Technology Conference and Exhibition, held in Edinburgh last Wednesday and in Clydebank the following day. There were 28 companies and organisations with stands in the exhibition areas in Edinburgh, while, due to restrictions in space, there w...

    Created on Wednesday, 05 November 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    There is a great 'cause and effect level' iPad app called 'Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box,' which costs £1.99 from the App Store. It's a lovely early level app for those who are beginning to interact with a touch screen. It would also be very nice projected...

    Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Do you work with children with a print disability, who need access to switch accessible early level Picture Books? Do you find it hard to find time to create new story resources using PowerPoint? Well, here's some good news....we've done it for you! For the past 6 years CA...

    Created on Thursday, 11 September 2014. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    I noticed an e-newsletter from HelpKidzLearn sitting in my inbox today which mentioned the arrival of some new activities. I hadn’t visited this site for a while, so decided to investigate further……. HelpKidzLearn really is a great online resource for teachers and par...

    Created on Monday, 06 May 2013. Posted by 

    ConnectABILITY.ca Have you seen this terrific resource? (I can't believe I didn't know about it before - many thanks to Ian Bean - whose website is ALSO a great resource - for drawing attention to it.) ConnectABILITY is a virtual community focused on lifelong learning and support for children, y...