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    Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    For the last couple of years, we’ve made Eye Gaze accessible versions of the Bookbug books for children and young people who use Grid 3 software. This year, in addition these Grid 3 versions, we’ve created writing activity grid sets to scaffold and support literacy skills. There is a gri...

    Created on Monday, 28 September 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbol resources and accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are now available to download. The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2021 will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotl...

    Created on Monday, 25 May 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Happy 10th Birthday Bookbug! CALL Scotland have loved our Partnership working with Bookbug over the past 10 years, creating accessible versions of the books and symbolised resources. Now, more than ever, it is so important that all children can take part in shared reading and access stories with th...

    Created on Wednesday, 08 April 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    As Easter Weekend approaches I thought I’d share some NEW Symbolstix symbol resources for parents to use with their children during all the fun! With arts and crafts being a central home learning tool, I’ve made a printable symbol board you can use with your child while decorating a...

    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 Thursday, 11 October 2018. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Printable PDFs of symbolised curricular resources for inclusive learning and teaching. Created and maintained by CALL Scotland, Symbols for All provides teaching resources in an accessible format for learners with additional support needs. Using picture symbols as visual supports benefits learners o...

    Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    As part of Book Week Scotland, Scottish Book Trust gifts every P1 child with 3 books, which make up the short-list for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize. If you'd like your learners with ASN and communication difficulties to fully take part and then vote before the deadline on 8th December&nbs...

    Created on Monday, 21 August 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland has once again produced accessible digital copies of the short-listed books in the Scottish Book Trust Awards 2018 for pupils with a Print Disability. The Awards consist of two competitions; The Bookbug Picture Book Prize and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. The 3 Bookbug books make ...

    Created on Tuesday, 28 February 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

    Can you believe the 2nd of March 2017 will mark the 20th year of World Book Day? Since 1997 children from all over the world have come together to celebrate this festival of reading and all things book related.  This year, why don’t you enable your learners to become the author...