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Session Information

11:30 - 12:10pm (room 1, 2 & 3)

Room 1: Bookbug and Beyond: Developing the use of universal AAC in the classroom

Presenter(s): Joanna Courtney Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, CALL Scotland

Suitable for: Primary, Special Schools, ASN bases

This workshop will explore CALL Scotland’s range of Bookbug symbol resources for early AAC and literacy and look at examples of how the resources can be used to help develop these skills more generally in the classroom.

Room 2: Assistive Technology and Digital Exams

Presenter(s): Paul Nisbet, CALL Scotland

Suitable for: Secondary, FE & HE

This workshop will explore digital assessment arrangements for SQA examinations. We will review what's currently possible with Chromebooks, iPads and Windows computers, hear about the results of some pilots to trial new tools, and possibilities for 2024-2025. 

Room 3: Accessible learning using inbuilt windows tools to benefit all learners

Presenter(s): Sarah Clark, Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline

Suitable for: Secondary, FE & HE

In this workshop Sarah will share a variety of built in Microsoft digital tools that her learners use on a daily basis to ensure accessibility for all.  Through live demonstrations intertwined with examples from her daily practice Sarah will share how these tools can benefit all learners and therefore helping remove the stigma around the use of accessible technology in the secondary classroom.