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January 2022

A communication and assistive technology newsletter

Your newsletter for January

The CALL Scotland team have been working from home as much as possible. If you need to get in touch please phone the main CALL answerphone on 0131 651 6236 or email call.scotland@ed.ac.uk and we will get back to you.

2022 Professional Learning workshops

Do you wish you had the time to explore how to best use technology to benefit your learners with Additional Support Needs? Do you feel that technology is evolving and you feel anxious that you are getting left behind?


Upcoming Course: Learn How to Use Speech Recognition

By popular request, this online learning workshop will go back to the very basics of Assistive Technology and is designed for someone with no experience of it or who feels bamboozled by all the technology terminology and just needs some straight, simple answers!


Some reflections from the CALL Scotland 2020-2021 Annual Report

A lot has happened over the past year and the CALL Scotland 2020-2021 Annual Report captures some of the events and their impact upon children with disabilities and additional support needs. If you have a chance to read the report I'm sure you'll find it thought-provoking.


New webinar schedule for 2022!

We are excited about our new line up of webinars for January June 2022 and proud to be able to continue to offer them at no cost to everyone. These 20 - 30 minute webinars span a range of assistive technology topics and are ideal Professional Learning for anyone working with children and young people with Additional Support Needs.


Training courses

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

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Free webinars

30 minute online workshops delivered to your desktop.

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Upcoming events

Some events for your diary.

SAC Wee Blether - Pedagogy for Equity

In this Wee Blether, you will have the opportunity to share and discuss ways in which you are adapting your pedagogy to ensure equity within your establishment.

What we're reading

Research relating to the use of Immersive Reader

learn more about the research behind Immersive Reader, one of Microsoft's Learning Tools for inclusive classrooms.