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    Created on Monday, 12 October 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    October is International AAC Awareness Month and CALL Scotland have another Professional Learning opportunity or you. If you are finding it a difficult to know what text-based communication apps on iPad to recommend and to whom? We can help. If you would you like an independent view on which apps to...

    Created on Wednesday, 30 September 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Thursday 1st October marks the beginning of International AAC Awareness Month, celebrated around the world each year, with the goal of raising awareness and to inform the public about the many ways in which people communicate using different communication systems and aids. CALL Scotland are joining ...

    Created on Wednesday, 12 August 2020. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    We are using the current COVID-19 restrictions as an exciting opportunity to move our Professional Learning courses online at least until up to December 2020. These courses would normally be delivered at the University of Edinburgh.  Sometimes it can be difficult for teachers to get class cover...

    Created on Friday, 12 June 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Learners who use technology to read and access text need their textbooks in a digital format - so where can we get digital textbooks? Find out in this blog. Many learners with additional support needs have difficulty with ordinary paper textbooks and learning materials. Perhaps your son or daughter ...

    Created on Monday, 25 May 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    With so many children and young people learning at home through digital technology, it's vital that digital learning resources are properly accessible for all learners, including those with Additional Support Needs. Here's some hints and tips on how to do it. Why must our digital learning r...

    Created on Thursday, 07 May 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Are you using text-based communication apps on iPad and finding it a difficult at times to know what to recommend and to whom? Would you like an independent view on which apps to consider and information on their usability and key features? We’d like to help. Online Workshop – Choos...

    Created on Friday, 01 May 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    There are so many web sites and online sources offering information and advice for parents that I hesitate to add to them, but in speaking to many folk I find that not everyone is aware of what is out there. Here are a few if you're struggling to find help.   Information and advice is good ...

    Created on Tuesday, 28 April 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Teaching and learning at home is pretty much brand new for all of us - so how do we actually do it? Two teachers give some really useful insights for educators, parent/carers and learners. How do we teach and learn at home? When schools closed two weeks before the Easter holidays, there was very lit...

    Created on Tuesday, 28 April 2020. Posted by Craig Mill

    Home learning resources and software for pupils with Additional Support Needs (ASN). Here are 3 great programs to support learners with numeracy. Doorway Online – Numeracy What is it? Doorway Online is a free resource which offers a range of colourful, engaging, interactive, and accessible l...