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March 2019

Free Conference: ASL and Technology 2019

These conferences are growing in popularity each year and we expect an excellent turnout at our two spacious venues. Ideal for anyone who is working in the education sector - or in the community - with students who have additional support needs.

MyStudyBar - a new poster

MyStudyBar is a suite of free applications assembled into one package to support literacy difficulties. This poster highlights a range of tools in MyStudyBar such as XMind and Balabolka.

Windows 10 tools to support visual difficulties

Since its initial release in 2015, Windows 10 has made significant enhancements to its flagship operating system. In the new streamlined Ease of Access Centre, there are 3 noteworthy tools that can help to support learners with visual difficulties.

Create Accessible Games with Tar Heel Gameplay

Do you work with learners who love to watch videos on YouTube? The fantastic and free to use Tar Heel Gameplay website offers you a way of creating interactive, accessible games using any YouTube video.

Training courses

At our University of Edinburgh training centre.

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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.

Dyslexia Scotland Roadshow

27th March - Stirling. Drop in any time between 3pm and 7pm for info & advice about dyslexia. Raploch Community Centre, Stirling.

AAC & Literacy Best Practice Study Day

2nd May - Dunfermline. Organised by Communication Matters, in collaboration with Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland. Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline.

What we're reading

Keys to life: implementation framework and priorities 2019-2021

Scottish Government framework to implement the Keys to Life learning disability strategy.


Illustrated case studies produced by SET-BC in Canada from 2006 to the present to demonstrate the use of technology to support learners with disabilities.

Using the Voice Typing Feature in Google Docs

Very useful guide to introducing Voice Typing produced by Hanoch McCarty.