CALL Scotland

Provide a service for people with communication disabilities

To provide services and carry out research and development projects across Scotland working with all those involved in meeting the needs of people who require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and / or specialised technology use, particularly in education.

Services provided:

An assessment and support service for a small number of children with complex communication, physical and learning needs who might benefit from information and communication technology. Children are referred through education authority channels
Provides information and advice in response to general enquiries on communication technology for people with disabilities
Maintains an open-access reference library of books, journals and videos which can be consulted by arrangement
Maintains a website which is a source of substantial information
Loan of specialist equipment for communication and learning to allow for extended assessment and evaluation of a device or system before purchase
Training and staff development opportunities relevant to people working with children and adults
Various research projects underway.

Cost:

Contact organisation for further details of cost and fees.

Address

University of Edinburgh
Paterson's Land
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AQ

Phone: 0131 651 6236
Website: http://www.callscotland.org.uk
Email: call.scotland@ed.ac.uk
Fax: 0131 651 6234

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