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    Created on Monday, 01 June 2015. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Coming up next week are two ICT and Inclusion exhibitions organised by CALL Scotland and there is still time to book your place. Parents -  extra sessions - see below!!  This event provides an excellent opportunity for staff to see and compare the latest software ...

    Created on Thursday, 10 October 2013. Posted by 

    Edition 2 of Vodafone's special publication  'Digital Parenting'  is a rich up-to-the-minute resource that should be of great interest to parents anxious to take all possible steps to understand the issues facing children in these  'always connected&...

    Created on Monday, 01 July 2013. Posted by 

    Great new blog started up recently by the Mum of a lass who uses AAC. Terrific for other parents and families but also many valuable insights for professionals. Current topics include preparing well-ahead for transition from mainstream Primary to Secondary school. ...

    Created on Monday, 08 April 2013. Posted by 

    Once again, the piercingly true words of a parent - therapists and teachers take note! Dana Nieder, parent of Maya, urging parents and professionals not to 'wait and see' but to plunge in, as soon as possible, to the world of full strength AAC . There is no time to waste - and there is nowhere...

    Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Does your child like music? Do they love wading through your iPad music library to find their favourite tunes, perhaps deleting your favourites on the way?! Help is at hand, from a cool little app called Kidzik and it only costs £1.49! The app allows you to creat...

    Created on Tuesday, 20 November 2012. Posted by 

    Brilliant (and honest and funny) insights here from a parent of a young child learning to use a Talker. Every single Teacher, Additional Support Needs Assistant, therapist, parent - and everyone else -  needs to read this! It is a summary of the three most important things about te...

    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, 21 May 2012. Posted by 

    In the latest Newsletter of the National Parent Forum of Scotland, parents spell out how they need professionals to behave Additional Support Needs: Supporting children, young people and their families A Plea from Parents In the spirit of sincere partnership, we as...

    Created on Tuesday, 13 March 2012. Posted by 

    There are just a few days left before the Consultation of the Doran Review closes (Friday 16th March).  Please - Scotland only - all parents of children with complex additional support needs, and all professionals who work with such children  -   send in a response to have your say!...