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    Created on Friday, 10 April 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    iPads and Autism Spectrum Condition / Complex Needs / Communication Support Needs [This is the second of two blogs aiming to help people navigate their way through the large amounts of information on the CALL web site covering the use of iPad technology to help learners with additional support needs...

    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 Friday, 20 September 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    We have been asked by Lee Gordon, a research student from Dundee University, to distribute information about a survey looking into the relationship between communication impairment, mental health and group identity. People with a disability needed for participation in an academic survey You are invi...

    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 Thursday, 29 August 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    Are you looking for Professional Learning opportunity to learn more about how to use technology to support communication? We have 2 online learning opportunities coming up, both focussing on Alternative Augmentative Communication apps on the iPad.  These courses will be delivered by CALL Scotla...

    Created on Friday, 30 March 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Government has announced a new Section 10 Grant Scheme providing funding for voluntary / third sector organisations supporting people with sensory impairments and / or people with communication difficulties. Under the Section 10 Grant scheme, the Scottish Government's Assisted Comm...

    Created on Thursday, 29 March 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Communication Matters are holding a Supplier Roadshow in the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel, Clydebank on Tuesday 22nd May, in association with the Scottish Centre of Technology for the Communication Impaired (SCTCI). Communication Matters is a UK-wide charity whose members include people who use a...

    Created on Thursday, 01 February 2018. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Back around 1990, my colleague, Sally Millar (now enjoying her retirement), was working with an adult with communication difficulties. (We’ll call her Mandy.) Everything seemed to be in place for Mandy to spend a weekend’s respite with a family – her communication book had been upd...