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    Created on Thursday, 31 March 2022. Posted by Craig Mill

    A question we often get asked at CALL is about converting paper or printed worksheets to digital format that can be read aloud using text-to-speech by a device such as an iPad or Android. Digital readable formats can be helpful to learners who have literacy difficulties, who are print disa...

    Created on Tuesday, 12 October 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    We all know that Siri on the iPad is good for lots of things such as asking about the weather, solving maths questions, dictating messages and writing documents, but are you familiar with Voice Control, a lesser-known tool in Accessibility that can do so much more than Siri? With Voice Control, you ...

    Created on Wednesday, 28 April 2021. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Bookbug Explorer bags are gifted by Scottish Book Trust to every 3 year-old child in Scotland through their nursery.  CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbolised resources for children with communication difficulties, learning disabilities or with English as an Additional Language (EAL) enab...

    Created on Wednesday, 13 January 2021. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    With the latest version of Books on the iPad you can type into answer boxes on SQA Digital Question Papers. Find out how in this blog. SQA Digital Question papers are PDF files and the question-and-answer papers have 'form fields' for students to type their answers on screen. Previously, you...

    Created on Tuesday, 12 January 2021. Posted by Craig Mill

    ‘iPad short video guides to support reading and writing’ is a series of quick guides explaining how to use the iPad’s built-in tools to support reading and writing. The guides can also be used on an iPhone. There are 12 videos in total which are organised in a contextual YouTube Pl...

    Created on Friday, 26 June 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    Teachers in some local authorities have been creating lessons and exercises combining text, images sound and video in Powerpoint for pupils to try at home. This is working well for many learners, but there can be issues depending on the device that is used to view the file, particularly for learners...

    Created on Wednesday, 24 June 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    The CALL Scotland 'wheel' of Apps provides a categorised guide to iPad Apps for individuals with complex communication support needs, who may need to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).  First published in 2014, I'm pleased to share now that it has had it's 202...

    Created on Friday, 19 June 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The wonderful Flo Longhorn has been producing new  updates to her 2012 book, iPads, Apps and Very Special Learners, with information on some apps that are currently available to support very special learners, typically with complex additional support needs.  The latest of these updates is ...

    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...