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    Created on Monday, 28 September 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    CALL Scotland’s award-winning symbol resources and accessible versions of Scottish Book Trust’s P1 Family bag books are now available to download. The 3 books are the nominees for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2021 will be gifted to every P1 child in Scotland in time for Book Week Scotl...

    Created on Friday, 28 August 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    Changes for Boardmaker Online Subscribers, action required! We know lots of schools use Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) in Boardmaker software to create learning and communication activities. Boardmaker Online will under-go a significant change in the Autumn, becoming ‘Boardmaker 7’....

    Created on Wednesday, 27 May 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Earlier this month I posted a blog about text-based AAC* apps for iPadOS with a link to a short survey. The survey was the first stage in the process of updating our Wheel of Apps for Individuals with Communication Support Needs, through gathering information on app use and features. The responses h...

    Created on Monday, 25 May 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Happy 10th Birthday Bookbug! CALL Scotland have loved our Partnership working with Bookbug over the past 10 years, creating accessible versions of the books and symbolised resources. Now, more than ever, it is so important that all children can take part in shared reading and access stories with th...

    Created on Wednesday, 22 April 2020. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    We are into another week with learners out of school and are hearing of parents of children and young people with additional support needs, seeking resources to use at home. Therefore, in this blog I’d like to focus on symbol resources for learners with communication support needs, to communic...

    Created on Wednesday, 08 April 2020. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    As Easter Weekend approaches I thought I’d share some NEW Symbolstix symbol resources for parents to use with their children during all the fun! With arts and crafts being a central home learning tool, I’ve made a printable symbol board you can use with your child while decorating a...

    Created on Monday, 23 March 2020. Posted by Claire Harrison

    As the ongoing situation with the Coronavirus Pandemic has developed over the last week or so, many people have been freely sharing wonderful resources which they have created to support learners they are working with. This blog is a round-up of symbol resources we’ve come across which are rel...

    Created on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Bookbug P1 Family Bags are being gifted all across Scotland this week! Thank you Scottish Book Trust! Accessible Books For Learners with ASN, you can download accessible versions of the three books from the Books for All Database. Your learner must have a Print Disability.   First create ...

    Created on Sunday, 13 October 2019. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    We were so delighted to win an award at the inaugural 'AAC Awards' Ceremony held at the University of Leeds on Friday 11th October 2019. These National awards were organised by Communication Matters, the UK wide organisation for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Joa...