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    Created on Friday, 15 April 2022. Posted by Craig Mill

    Most modern phones, including Android and iPhones, have good quality cameras for taking close up and distance snaps. A telephoto lens on a phone can be used for capturing information on flyers, posters, and content on the class whiteboard. Using the free app Microsoft Lens, ...

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

    As part of Education Scotland's Wee Blether series, the CALL Scotland team will be facilitating a FREE one hour session on 27th August on the use of assistive technology to support learners with additional support needs. Thursday 27th August 4:00pm - 5:00pm This is an opportunity for anyone wor...

    Created on Monday, 09 March 2020. Posted by Allan Wilson

    DyslexiFest, organised by Dyslexia Scotland, was held in The Barracks, Stirling on Saturday March 7th 2020. It was described as a "one-stop-pop-up dyslexia" event and included something for everybody with a personal or professional interest in dyslexia. In the morning session I gave a Mast...

    Created on Monday, 14 January 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    The Scottish Government's Assisted Communication Team is trying to find out how many people in Scotland use a communication aid, or could benefit from having such a device. They are hoping to include a question about this in the 2021 Census. What is the Census? The Census is carried out in the U...

    Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    The Technology Discovery Day organised by Augmentative Communication in Practise Scotland (ACiP:S) and held at CALL Scotland on Saturday 24th June 2017 was a great success. Thank you to everyone who helped organise the event and to those who came along on the day.  Adults (16+) who use AAC, fro...

    Created on Wednesday, 27 July 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

    To mark World Cerebral Palsy Day, Bobath Scotland's Annual Conference is to be held in the Hilton Hotel, William Street, Glasgow on Wednesday 5th October. The conference is free to attend and provides people living with cerebral palsy with an opportunity to: learn about aspects of life with cer...

    Created on Wednesday, 20 July 2016. Posted by Allan Wilson

    We have been sent information on British Blind Sport's initiative to encourage children with visual impairment in Scotland to take part in sport:- "What is First Steps? "First Steps is a British Blind Sport initiative supported by Scottish Disability Sport for visually impaired childr...