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    Created on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Last week at the CALL Scotland RTC launch I presented a workshop on iPads and Dyslexia, and one of the topics we considered was sharing of learning resources between Windows and iPad. Many teachers use Microsoft Word to create curriculum resources, and so a fundamental question is “h...

    Created on Friday, 09 May 2014. Posted by 

    CALL Scotland is delighted to announce that today we became an accredited Apple Regional Training Centre. CALL is now one of the 100 or so learning hubs across the UK that promote collaboration and sharing of resources and best practices with teachers and the wider education comm...

    Created on Wednesday, 19 March 2014. Posted by 

    I've become interested in a communication app called SPEAK all! designed by researchers at Purdue University specifically for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder who use PECS.   SPEAK all! is still somewhat in development, so I don't want to mislead by over-laud...

    Created on Friday, 28 February 2014. Posted by 

    Had a great day yesterday on the CALL course 'iPads and Communication - fully featured AAC apps from symbols to text' . It can be hard work ploughing through a range of complex apps that all look somewhat similar but actually have a wide variety of different features, strengths and weak...

    Created on Thursday, 12 December 2013. Posted by 

    Have you tried running your favourite websites on your iPad and then been devastated to find that they won't work? I did - HelpKidzLearn  is a vital day by day necessity, as is Doorway Online. They don't run on iPad, seemingly because these are Flash based websites,...

    Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013. Posted by 

    Here's a useful product for pupils starting to use iPad in the classroom. With or without a protective case like the Big Grips frame (as pictured), or Gumdrop, Otterbox etc., many users will require an additional stand to raise and tilt the device and hold it steady in position. Rather...

    Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Posted by 

    Excellent new video released recently by Assistiveware, the Proloquo2Go suppliers. It features an introduction by the wondeful Jane Farrall (AAC specialist) from Australia, and some nice examples of conversational P2Go use by three highly engaged and communicative iPad-using school pupi...

    Created on Saturday, 14 September 2013. Posted by 

    Proloquo2Go is a very popular App for communication, on the iPad. The developers, Assistiveware, provide a number of excellent support materials  - videos, tutorial, fact sheets, FAQ, forum for discussion and so on, and you are advised to consult these when getting started.  CAL...

    Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013. Posted by 

    I have just come across the free App Tellagami It has lots of useful and fun uses for both AAC development and education. You can quickly and easily create an animated single page short picture story by choosing backgrounds (you can take or import your own photos) and customising your a...