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Talking in exams

CALL Scotland announced a project about Talking in Exams, i.e. writing by Speech Recognition with particular reference to Dragon Naturally Speaking and ReadQ SpeakQ. This is particularly relevant for English examinations when scribes cannot be used, but Speech Recognition can. … Continue reading

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Free webinars

CALL Scotland has some free, short webinars in May and June. CALL stands for Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning, but it means Assistive Technology. The webinars include: Calibre to manage e-books. BitsBoard App for the iPad.7 My StudyBar. Clicker Connect. … Continue reading

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NTC presentations

Members of the B.D.A. NTC were involved in a range of presentations at the 9th B.D.A. International Conference, 27 to 29 March 2014. This page provides summaries of each talk and links to open or download their slides. © B.D.A. … Continue reading

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Apps wheel

CALL Scotland has produced a ‘wheel’ of apps for dyslexia learners and users who have reading and writing difficulties, as an A3 poster. You can see or down-load the poster as a PDF file. Note that all the app titles … Continue reading

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iPad help

Craig Mills and his colleagues from CALL Scotland have written and published an iPad book to support learners and users with additional support needs: iPads for Communication, Access, Literacy and Learning (iCALL). The book is free to download as a … Continue reading

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Call Scotland on Kindles

CALL Scotland reports on increasing awareness of the value of Kindles, iPods and iPads for visually impaired and dyslexic pupils. “The e-Book formats and readers are definitely becoming more accessible with a bigger range of fonts, options to change colours … Continue reading

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