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Alex Willcox

Elaine Scougal shared with us a fantastic video of her twin boys using Clicker Sentences to write on their own for the first time!

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Unlocking writing talent with Clicker

July 10th, 2019
by Betsy Caporale

I'm excited to share this video of an inspirational young lady who used Clicker to unlock her writing talent!

Alex Willcox

We spoke to Cheryl Gaughan about how Clicker is helping to improve enthusiasm for literacy at her school and is also giving their students a voice.

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Alex Willcox

The National Literacy Trust’s latest study, focusing on teachers’ use of technology to support literacy in the classroom, has been published and proves to be a fascinating read.

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The Clicker community

March 6th, 2019
by Alex Willcox

We’ve seen some fantastic examples of Clicker and the Clicker Apps being used over the last few months on social media, and want to share them with you!

Neil Andrew

Returning from ATIA with some fantastic feedback after officially announcing Clicker Communicator for the Chromebook!


Jules Daulby looks at methods to support student writing that reflects their true selves.

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Carol Allen

As we move towards a greater understanding of the effects that anxiety can have on our physiological, psychological, and social well-being, we see that many of the "difficult" behaviors experienced in a busy classroom can have the same origin.


Victoria Crivelli, who has been a specialist Dyslexia teacher for over 30 years, explores the support our new writing tool for middle and high schools, DocsPlus, offers learners with dyslexia:

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Clicker success with older learners

August 29th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

Recently, June Howard (Teaching Assistant at Hyde School) sent us a message to share how Clicker has made a world of difference to an eighth grade student she works with...

Neil Andrew

With school budgets often stretched thin, finding the funding to purchase special education software can be challenging. But grants can make it possible—if you know where to look.

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Clicker 7 at Great Barr Primary School

August 1st, 2018
by Catherine Jell

At Great Barr Primary School, students with cerebral palsy have been using Clicker 7 to become more independent writers. Special Education Coordinator, Sarah Haywood, shared with us the impact the program has had on her learners...

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Clicker Connect SymbolStix

July 11th, 2018
by Catherine Jell

A lot of teachers have been asking us for an app that combines the power of Clicker with symbols. We’ve been working on this for a while and are now very excited to announce the launch of Clicker Connect SymbolStix!

Phil Hackett

Clicker Communicator, our AAC iPad App, can also be used to interact with virtual assistants. This would enable users who find it difficult or impossible to communicate verbally to take control of their environment...