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    Created on Wednesday, 06 May 2020. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    Due to Covid-19 our annual Additional Support for Learning and Technology conference which was scheduled to take place in Edinburgh and Glasgow will now be held online on Tuesday 16th June 2020. We are delighted to still be able to offer this opportunity for anyone in education working with pupils w...

    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 Wednesday, 22 April 2020. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    On Monday, Scottish Government published guidance for home learning and suggested that parents should look on our web site to find out about tools to help, such as 'overlays and text to speech'. Yesterday I posted about colour overlays. Today here's an introduction to text-to-speech. Why...

    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 Wednesday, 06 November 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    I had a phone call recently from a school trying to support an S6 pupil with severe dyslexia who is transitioning to an apprenticeship, involving work in an office environment. He is regarded as being capable and quite bright, but is struggling with reading written instructions and phoning people, w...

    Created on Wednesday, 23 October 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

    If you have an interest in assistive technology and would like to update your professional development, CALL Scotland, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh School of Professional Learning, will be running the Inclusive Digital Technology (IDT) course in January 2020.  ...

    Created on Friday, 24 May 2019. Posted by Allan Wilson

    I have had an occasional interest in Selective Mutism (SM) since before my days at CALL Scotland, when I worked in youth training and we had a trainee who refused to speak to anybody. In his case, it was due to a delay in his voice 'breaking' and the embarrassment of speaking with a high, &#...

    Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2019. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    We are now taking bookings for our FREE ASL and Technology conferences to be held in June. These conferences are growing in popularity each year and we expect an excellent turnout at our two spacious venues. Moray House, Edinburgh – 12 June 2019 Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow – 13 June 20...

    Created on Friday, 31 August 2018. Posted by Craig Mill

    If you have an interest in assistive technology and would like to update your professional development, CALL Scotland, in partnership with Edinburgh University’s Professional Learning, is offering a new course; Inclusive Digital Technology (IDT). IDT, pitched at SCQF Masters-level 11, is a ble...