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    Created on Tuesday, 27 November 2012. Posted by Craig Mill

    Despite the popularity of the iPad it is surprising there are only 23 background wallpapers to choose from. These consist of a range of mellow or atmospheric images and scenes including dewy grass, a cobbled street, tree rings, a carved totem pole, flowers, crashing waves, denim and other pattern...

    Created on Tuesday, 13 November 2012. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Earlier this year eight schools in Scotland participated in a study which asked How does the use of tablet devices (e.g. the iPad) impact on teaching and learning? Given the huge interest in iPads, this is a good question to ask, and even  better to answer! Researchers at the Universit...

    Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by 

    Well,  just one day after yesterday's very successful Using iPads in AAC Study Day, I've just discovered that yet another new AAC App. It's called SimpleAAC, produced by Tony Jones / Unliimiter, and marketed through Ability World. Have to say, CALL is not endorsing this App as such, &n...

    Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

    There are still places available for parents interested in attending CALL’s Parent Information Day on Saturday 24th November 2012. We will focus specifically on the use of iPads and apps for children and young people with additional support needs or disabilities.  The day will run 10...

    Created on Monday, 15 October 2012. Posted by 

    Have you updated your iPad to iOS 6 yet?  It only takes about 5 minutes and so far we haven't heard of any problems (apart from the widely reported Apple Maps fiasco) One of the features that we have all - in the ASN field - been waiting for enthusiastically, is the new 'Guided Access' feat...

    Created on Tuesday, 18 September 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

    It's now much easier to manage your iPads as the Apple Volume Purchase Programme (AVPP) is finally here in the UK and allows schools to purchase multiple copies of the same app or book! However, it now appears that you still have to pay by credit card as invoicing is not available yet!!!! I'll kee...

    Created on Wednesday, 22 August 2012. Posted by Craig Mill

    If you are interested in using the iPad to support your pupils then you will probably be familiar with the large number of websites that have appeared over the past year offering ‘lists of Apps’ to support a range of difficulties including communication, literacy, numeracy etc. Some exa...

    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 Tuesday, 10 July 2012. Posted by Robert Stewart

    This autumn Smartbox Assistive Technology will be touring the country to host FREE study days that will focus on some of the latest developments in the world of AAC and assistive technology. Venue: CALL Scotland, Edinburgh Date and time: 9:30am - 4:00pm, 12th September 2012 Each ...