Learning at Home ASN Support

 Assistive software for Use at Home

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Free software for use at home via CALL Scotland to support literacy. This includes Clicker, Docs plus, Symbols for All, Widget online (30 day free trial) and Claro Read.  Here

Learning at Home – Making Teams Accessible: A blog from Craig Mill, CALL Scotland. A guide to zooming in and out to see more clearly, using high contrast, using Immersive reader to read posts and Word documents, using Dictate to support writing, also with text suggestions.

SfL access to print tools Here

Visual Supports to help extended time at home:

An explanation of visual supports with links to resources: Here

Visual timetables and symbols ( local symbols and templates for home learning currently under construction) : Here

  • Now and Next: Here
  • Black box strip timetable: Here
  • Now and Next large: Here
  • How has my week been?: Here
  • How has my week been? Example: Here
  • Home VSP Bedtime Routine: Here
  • Home VSP Dressing Routine: Here
  • Home VSP Handwashing Routine: Here
  • Home VSP Songbook: Here
  • Home VSP Toothbrushing Routine: Here
  • Home VSP Shopping List: Here
  • Home VSP Timetable: Here
  • Handwashing Poster: Here
  • Home timetable symbols: Here

Symbols to support communication and home learning

School is closed- symbols board: Here

Covid 19 vocabulary symbols : Here

Free visual communication book using Widgit software Here

If parents/schools require  symbols created  in digital or hard copy created please contact Jennifer Manson at the Education Outreach Service 01595 74 5589 or email Jennifer.manson@shetland.gov.uk

Sensory Activities for home learning

Safe, edible sensory play activities: Here

Things to make: Sensory glitter bottle: Here

Ocean in a bottle: Here

Ice play activities: Here

Information about Tacpac: Here

Links to webpages and other sensory activities:

The Sensory Project: Here

Links to sensory activity shares, blogs and online workshops:

Positive Eye: Here

A list of links to lockdown activities for VI/ASN pupils

Resources for EAL Learners

EAL journal – external links to EAL websites, online books, general resources, video apps, bookmaking apps and Co-vid19 advice in many languages: Here