CALL Scotland – Professional AAC Learning Jan – June 2020

For staff working with learners who have communication support needs

Access to technology for learners with physical support needs
Thursday 27th February 2020 [half day] £60
Learn about alternative mice and keyboards, speech recognition, switch access, and eye-gaze options. Explore accessibility features on Windows, iPad and chrome book.

NEW Bookbug resources for Clicker and Grid 3 software on PC and iPad
Wednesday 11th March [Free webinar 4pm] FREE
Find out how to access CALL Scotland’s new Bookbug writing resources for Clicker 7 and Clicker apps. Learn how to access our new Grid 3 eye gaze accessible books and symbol resources.

Supporting learners with complex needs using technology
Thursday 12th March 2020 [half day] £60
Explore how to use a range of technologies with learners who have complex needs.
Find out about tools to support decision making about access methods; switch, touch and eye gaze, exploring assessments and progression frameworks.

Creating a Communication Friendly Environment
Thursday 26th March 2020 [half day] £60
Explore how CALL Scotland’s ‘Symbols for All’ resources can help your School/Nursery to create an inclusive & accessible environment for all learners. Hands-on opportunities to create your own resources using selected software and iPad apps.

Choosing and using symbol-based AAC communication apps on iPad
Thursday 23rd April 2020 [online learning] £30
Explore the range of symbol-based communication apps available, with discussion on assessment, physical access options and implementation with learners.

Choosing and Using text-based communication apps on iPad
Thursday 14th May 2020 [online learning] £30
Explore the range of text-based apps available with discussion on assessment, app selection, physical access options and implementation with learners.

http://www.callscotland.org.uk/training
Online Learning 4:00pm – 5:30pm (£30)
Half Day Courses 9:30am-12:30pm at University of Edinburgh (£60)

 

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