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ICT for Shared Reading and Storytelling

This course will discuss the rationale and benefits of shared reading and storytelling to develop literacy, language, communication and learning for pupils with Complex Additional Support Needs (ASN). 

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What you'll learn on the training course

  • Explore the range of existing story resources suitable for pupils with print disability due to physical, visual, reading, dyslexic or communication difficulties.
  • Demonstrations of downloading and setting up resources on PCs and tablets/iPads, including alternative access (switch/mouse/eye gaze) as well as the best tools for producing your own books.
  • Explore tools and techniques for making your own personalised picture-based and symbolised resources, with hands-on time allocated for this.

Who is the course for?

This course is particularly suited to:

  • Staff supporting learners with a print disability & difficulty using printed books due to additional support needs (visual, physical, reading, dyslexic or communication difficulties).
  • Support for Learning and ASN staff in all sectors of Education, Speech and Language Therapists, Teachers of Visually Impaired pupils.

Our trainers and equipment

CALL Scotland is a registered provider of CPD (PLfind) for all staff working within Curriculum for Excellence or with pupils with Additional Support Needs.

Our specialist trainers bring a tailor-made service to your school and will discuss your requirements fully beforehand.

We can provide a set of Windows laptops and iPads, or your equipment can be used, provided that all the appropriate software is installed.


Price guide

SLA: Service Level Agreement ( some Local Authorities have an SLA with CALL Scotland)

SLA Rate
(1 trainer)
Standard Rate
(1 trainer)
SLA rate
(2 trainers)
Standard Rate
(2 trainers)
2 Hours
£305 £360 £470 £580
Half Day
(3 hours)
£320 £390 £520 £615
Full day
(6 hours)
£520 £640 £850 £1035

Additional costs and travel.