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    Created on Tuesday, 24 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Now that Springtime seems to be upon us at last, you'll be looking for some suitably 'fresh and lively' reading material for your Young Readers!   Just to remind you that CALL's PowerPoint bookshelf is available for download with links to lots of ready m...

    Created on Thursday, 12 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

      As you will know, it's Comic Relief's Red Nose Day tomorrow! Download a Red Nose Day symbol board to enable pupils with Additional Support Needs to take part fully in all the fundraising shenanigans! -this can be used as a printable low tech board or as an overlay for a G...

    Created on Thursday, 05 March 2015. Posted by Joanna Courtney

    Congratulations to the Winners of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015! The awards are run by The Scottish Book Trust and the winners were announced at an Awards Ceremony at The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on the 4th March 2015 in front of 600 school children. The winner for e...

    Created on Monday, 01 December 2014. Posted by 

    If you're looking for quick-to-make Winter / Christmas activities, check out the free downloadable symbol supported worksheets, from Widgit .   ...

    Created on Thursday, 18 September 2014. Posted by Gillian McNeill

    Until now there have been few, if any options for those looking for a symbol-based communication app for iPad that uses PCS Symbols – Picture Communication Symbols. It has been a while coming, during which we have made much use of SymbolStix and Widgit symbols in particular, but yes PCS is...

    Created on Monday, 01 September 2014. Posted by 

    Widgit Vocab Widgit has just launched a new series of iPad apps called 'Widgit Vocab'. These apps introduce and develop basic vocabulary around a range of different themes, and are specifically designed ​to help extend a user's vocabulary range with list...

    Created on Tuesday, 27 May 2014. Posted by 

    There have been many changes lately for Mayer Johnson and Boardmaker products, in the UK. The latest news is that the Assistive Technology division of the Swedish company Tobii have bought DynaVox and that both DynaVox products and Mayer Johnson products  - including the Boardmaker softwar...

    Created on Friday, 17 February 2012. Posted by 

    Here's a 'changing over to the new Boardmaker Studio?' discussion that I imagine quite a few establishments will be having over the next wee while. *** Original Enquiry I have a bit of a predicament and would really appreciate your help! In this city, we are about to refresh all our current...

    Created on Monday, 14 November 2011. Posted by 

    I have been weaning myself  - slowly  - off BoardMaker 6 and on to BoardMaker Studio. I love many of the clever new 'gadgets' for interactive use, though it's taking me a while to get to grips with some of the more complicated ones. I'll post a more comprehensive evaluation soon. BUT ...