Our websites:

Our social media sites - YouTube, Twitter and Facebook

YouTube X Facebook Instagram

13th September, 2023

CALL Scotland

CALL Scotland
A Communication and Assistive Technology Newsletter

13th September, 2023

If you need to get in touch please phone the main answerphone on 0131 651 6236 or email call.scotland@ed.ac.uk and we will get back to you.

Our latest blogs

Google Chrome's best-kept secret - Reading Mode

Google Chrome's free browser reading mode is a great new feature to support learners with reading difficulties.

We're still live and kicking! Funded for the next six months anyway!

We're happy to report that our core grant funding from Scottish Government has been extended for another six months to March 2024. See what we've been doing for the past year in our latest annual report.

Making the most of Microsoft Word to Support Learners with Literacy Difficulties

This one hour workshop will explore a range of built-in tools to support literacy.

Speech-to-text to support autistic learners

Speech-to-text can be used to support learners with literacy difficulties produce more text than they may be able to write or type. In this blog, Shirley explains how it can be used in unexpected other ways to support autistic learners.

Training courses

90 minute Online Learning workshops - £40 per person per workshop.

see more courses...

Free webinars

30 minute online workshops delivered to your desktop.

see more webinars...

And finally...

Bookbug P1 Family Bag 2023 Symbol Resources available

CALL Scotland's award-winning symbol resources to accompany Scottish Book Trust's P1 Family bag books are now available to download.

SQA Assessment Arrangements in 2023

SQA have published information about Assessment Arrangements in the 2023 examinations last term. The figures provide a snapshot of the type of support that pupils used in examinations this year, and by implication, the classroom.

Assistive Technology Demo Days

We know it's hard to keep up with all the latest features and product announcements. We want to make it easier, so join us for AT Demo Days to keep up-to-speed with a variety of AT products.

Newsletter: join thousands of other people

Once a month we'll send you an email with news, research and thoughts, as well as training courses and free webinars you may wish to attend.