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    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...

    Created on Monday, 11 December 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Communication Trust has been funded by the Department for Education to conduct a research project on the effective teaching of literacy for pupils who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Part of the project is a national survey around practices and experiences for any...

    Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland are organising a free event for adults (aged 16 and over) in Scotland who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to express themselves. It will take the form of a Technology Discovery Day, combined with a Consultation Session and will be...