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Access YouTube

Access YouTube is an accessible version of YouTube, which allows people with learning difficulties and disabilities to use this mainstream technology. Follow the link below Access YouTube Advertisements

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CALL Scotland’s Eye Gaze Software Curve

CALL Scotland today launched a very helpful document; Eye Gaze Software Curve. Supporting AAC users to communicate and learn wth eye gaze technology, it looks at the software available to perform various activities, with links from the electronic PDF to … Continue reading

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How accessible are your school computers?

CALL Scotland are carrying out a survey of the accessibility of computers in Scottish schools.  I have already responded from Edinburgh, but they are looking for as many responses as possible. I think – in fact, I know – that … Continue reading

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iOS 8 and its new accessibility features

Many of you will know that Apple released an update to the operating system of its mobile and tablet devices last week: iOS 8.  For schools, this means that anything from iPad 2 and up can be updated to this … Continue reading

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Making the mouse easier to use

For some children and young people, using a mouse can be challenging.  This can be because they cannot physically access the mouse, or it can be because the way the mouse responds is a bit tricky – for example, the … Continue reading

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