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    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 Wednesday, 24 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    As well as now being able to download individual activities from CALL's Keep Talking book, there are now 'communication game choice boards' available to download for each section. These are made up from the symbols assigned to each activity within the book and can be found underneath...

    Created on Wednesday, 24 September 2014. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    In a recent blog post, Gillian mentioned using PCS within the GoTalk Now app to create two communication activities 'Scavenger Hunt' and 'I went to the shops and I bought.' These and many more communication games can be found in CALL's 'Keep Talking' Book, availab...

    Created on Monday, 01 July 2013. Posted by 

    Take a few minutes to listen to this lovely BBC interview with Eilidh, a young lass who uses a communication aid. As well as hearing from Eilidh, the interview also showcases a very thoughtful Mum, and 'Heather' the great Scottish voice distributed by CALL Scotland.  ...

    Created on Tuesday, 31 July 2012. Posted by 

    CALL is not endorsing this particular App over and above other similar Apps, but just to alert you to a price change -  Version 3.1.1 of AbleNet's simple photo-based communication App Sounding Board, which used to cost £35, is now available as a free download  on the iTunes App St...

    Created on Wednesday, 20 June 2012. Posted by 

    The Proloquo2Go app for iPad, iPod and iPhone must be the most hyped communication aid ever. Seriously over-hyped, in my view, with the danger that parental expectations could be unrealistically raised, and potentially more suitable alternative AAC solutions ignored. But moving on - the good ne...

    Created on Wednesday, 13 June 2012. Posted by 

    Scottish Government yesterday announced publication of a new report, 'The Right to Speak: supporting individuals who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication' (report downloadable here) which provides Guidelines for the improvement of services to children and adults in Scotland who need to u...

    Created on Friday, 17 February 2012. Posted by 

     Here's a first! Lee Ridley is a young chap with CP and severe motor speech impairment using an iPad as an AAC system, to deliver his stand-up comedy routine. Brilliant, good luck to him! ...

    Created on Monday, 28 November 2011. Posted by 

    Toby Churchill Ltd. are preparing to launch a new communication aid, the Lightwriter Swift  - a pocket sized dedicated text-to-speech communication device - reportedly the smallest device of its type in the world. You can see the new device on it's UK Launch Tour, in Edinburgh, at the ...