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    Created on Wednesday, 02 June 2021. Posted by Claire Harrison

    This is the third in our series of blogs highlighting various upcoming sessions at our 2021 ASL & Technology. Today we’re looking at sessions which may be helpful for people supporting learners who have Complex Needs. The ASL and Technology conference will be held online on Wednesday ...

    Created on Thursday, 07 January 2021. Posted by Claire Harrison

    Back in March we shared some links to resources for learning at home during the first lockdown period and you can still read about them in the CALL Blog archive. Here are some more which we think you might find useful as we begin another period of learning at home. One of the many challenges of crea...

    Created on Wednesday, 23 September 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    I’ve lost count of the number of ideas, links to resources and insightful discussions which I’ve benefitted from over many years via emails from the SLD Forum. The forum is a brilliant online community of mostly UK individuals involved in the education of children and young people with S...

    Created on Wednesday, 29 April 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    With the first edition of our App Wheel for Learners with Complex Needs first being published over a year ago, it’s now had its first refresh and update. The Complex Needs Wheel of Apps is in no way comprehensive, there just wouldn’t be a wheel big enough! What we’ve tried to do is...

    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 Thursday, 26 March 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    This is not an exhaustive list of what’s out there by any means, but here are some starter resources and ideas for learning at home over the coming weeks. Computer Resources Let’s begin with the hugely popular activities which Ian Bean makes available for free on his website https:/...

    Created on Friday, 18 January 2019. Posted by Claire Harrison

    This is the latest poster in our popular 'App Wheel' series. We receive regular queries about useful iPad apps for complex learning difficulties. This new poster is our response. The 'Wheel of Apps' is not comprehensive, but attempts to identify relevant, useful apps and to categoris...

    Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted by Claire Harrison

    We’re finishing off our week of blogging about National Digital Learning Week 2017 by considering some of the ways Assistive Technology can help learners with literacy difficulties.  As a former children’s bookseller I’m a big fan of children’s literature and m...

    Created on Monday, 09 November 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

    "Doran" is "shorthand" for the process of implementing the recommendations of the report produced in 2012 by Peter Doran and colleagues aimed at providing better outcomes and experiences for children and young people with complex additional support needs. The recommendations are ...