We are grateful to:
- Colleagues of Eileen McCormack of Rugby who died on the 13th April, 2013, for a donation in her memory.
- The Watson Family of Birgham, Berwickshire.
Donations by Schools
Prospect Bank School, Edinburgh.
Thanks to Sharon Montgomery, 10k fundraising run in May 2012.
The Robertson Trust and the Agnes Hunter Trust have jointly funded ‘Doorway Supermarket’.
Charity Begins at Home (Kelso)
We would like to thank Charity Begins at home for their grant to cover seeding costs for the development of Doorway Supermarket.
We would like to thanks these Scottish Councils for supporting the
development of new activities on this site:
- Aberdeenshire Council
- Aberdeen City Council
- Argyll and Bute Council
- City of Edinburgh Council
- Dumfries and Galloway Council
- East Dunbartonshire Council
- Falkirk Council
- Fife Council
- Glasgow City Council
- Highland Council
- North Lanarkshire Council
- Scottish Borders Council
Thanks to CALL Scotland, Edinburgh University, for their continuing support including advice with regard to implementing accessibility options within Doorway software. CALL Scotland have given us a grant to pay for a new web hosting service
The Scottish Sensory Centre, Edinburgh University has given Doorway Online a grant towards the planned Text Type 3 which will be compatible with tablet computers.
We would like to thank volunteers for their help:
- Vicki Logan, Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Scottish Borders, for help with the design of the Text Type activities for VI learners, and for being the voice of that and other activities.
- Rachel Whittaker, Primary Teacher, Dundee, for her major contributions to the design of the activities, and for being the voice of the recent Doorway Activities.
Thomas is the multimedia designer responsible for creating the activities found on Doorway Online. While creating the activities, he has ensured that the images he designed were clear and easy to understand and that the user interface was attractive and intuitive. Thomas also designed the Doorway Online website and the Jotter Primary font, which is the principal font used in all the activities.
Thanks to Roger Spooner and Andrew Burt, the original developers of Doorway for Acorn RISC OS computer, for their permission to use the Doorway name and some of the concepts of the software.
Scottish Borders Council
Thanks to the following Scottish Borders Council staff for their
encouragement and help with funding for the original Doorway Online activities: Maria Lucia MacConnachie, Additional Needs Manager; Marjorie Rae, Additional Needs Co-ordinator; Pat Nicholson and Keith Russell, headteachers; Douglas Angus, QIO; Jaqueline Garry, CPD Manager.
Doorway Appeal Photograph by Paul Goyette