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    Created on Friday, 20 November 2015. Posted by Allan Wilson

    I've been speaking to parents and teachers about iPads at a number of events recently and have been struck by the number of people asking about apps to help with reading who don't know about the built-in 'Speak Selection' and 'Speak Screen' facilities. If all you want is to b...

    Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

    CALL Scotland is pleased to announce the release of a new resource; ‘iPad Apps to Support Creativity’. The resource is available as a free download from the CALL Scotland website. Based on ten categories, the infograph offers apps to support a range of curriculum activities as ...

    Created on Friday, 03 July 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

      It’s been just over a year since the CALL Scotland team created a new resource - iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs. It has been satisfying to see the fantastic response we have had, with paper copies being whisked off exhibition and workshop tables, and an astounding 15,...

    Created on Thursday, 25 June 2015. Posted by Craig Mill

    A question we are often asked at CALL is “can you get the Scottish voices on the iPad?” Unfortunately, the answer has been a resounding ‘No’. While the Scottish voices are available for Android devices via Google Play, i.e. Cereproc Heather and Stuart (including many ...

    Created on Thursday, 14 May 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Proloquo2Go (P2Go) version 4.0 has been released and it looks like many improvements have been made. There is no additional charge to update if you are an existing P2Go user and if you are a new user it will cost you £199.99 (previously £129.99). Why should I update my app to ...

    Created on Friday, 13 February 2015. Posted by 

    Did you know that there is now an online training course on using iPads in education for learners with additional support needs? This has been put together on his website by the redoubtable Richard Hirstwood (famous for his energetic and imaginative sensory education training), and is...

    Created on Friday, 12 December 2014. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Previously if you wanted to create an interactive digital prelim, assessment or other resource with answer boxes on screen, you had to use Adobe Acrobat Pro, which costs around about £60 per license under a special licensing arrangement from Education Scotland. Even though this is a ...

    Created on Thursday, 27 November 2014. Posted by Craig Mill

    The latest iOS, (iOS 8) for iPhones and iPads, features new Accessibility options as well as a few enhancements to existing tools.   These include: QuickType QuickType is a new context-based word prediction feature for the iPad’s built-in on-screen keyboard. To set up QuickType g...

    Created on Tuesday, 04 November 2014. Posted by 

    Sandra at Logan Technologies (who sell a range of iPad accessories including customised keyguards) challenged me this week by asking if there was an App for AAC assessment. Here is the information that I passed on to her - but if anyone out there knows more about possible AAC assessment tools o...