March 2017

Vision and Technology – Call Scotland

Check out the latest information on Vision and Technology on the Call Scotland website http://www.callscotland.org.uk/information/visual-impairment/ Ways technology can help Built in ICT tools Magnification software Computer monitors Screen readers Keyboards Video Digital magnifiers eBooks Daisy Braille books Using a magnifier in class Tablets and smartphones Alternative formats Useful resources

VSS teams at Boccia

We had good fun at Boccia this morning, as you can see from our photos.  Many thanks to Gemma Lewis, Sport Officer for Disability and Inclusion (Aberdeenshire)  for organising the event.  The team at Sheddocksley Sports Centre were great as well, and made us feel ever so welcome. We are all looking forward to the next… Read more VSS teams at Boccia

Pancake Day

Pupils at Aberdeen School for the Deaf had a very enjoyable Together time last week all about Pancake Day.  They had pancake flipping races, designing  ideal pancakes and last but not least the children had a chance to choose toppings for the pancake that they were away to eat.

Australian engineers have developed a device that can help the blind and vision impaired navigate the world

“It all sounds a bit X-Men. Giving people extra powers and senses to control the world around them. But researchers at the University of Melbourne think they may have just done that with a new device they say could revolutionise daily life for blind and visually impaired people.” from news.co.au click here to read the… Read more Australian engineers have developed a device that can help the blind and vision impaired navigate the world