If you need additional support with your learning, there may be some technology or digital tools that could help. Here are five services that CALL Scotland offer that could help you.
- You can borrow special equipment from their ‘equipment bank’ to help you with your learning. They can offer advice about what could help and how to use it.
- If your support needs makes it harder for you to access standard exam papers, CALL Scotland have SQA exam papers in a digital format.
- If you have difficulty reading ordinary print books, you can download lots of books and learning resources in accessible, alternative formats.
- Find out more about how to use a text reader to read aloud things like emails, exam papers and homework and where to find one.
- ‘Scottish Digital Voices’ allows you to read and listen to electronic books and resources spoken with a Scottish accent. The different voices include adults, children, men and women to choose from.
How do I ask about technology to help me with my learning?
- Speak to your class teacher or the person who is responsible for you support at school.
- If you have a support plan, ask to talk about the use of technology at your next planning meeting.
You can email CALL Scotland email@example.com to find out how they can help you access your learning.