Category Archives: iPhone

Dexteria Dots – Get in Touch with Math – Reduced

Dexteria Dots, for iPhone / iPad is reduced to .99 from regular price of 2.99. Created by the folks at BinaryLabs, (Dexteria, Dexteria Jr, Letter Reflex) is reduced to .99 (regularly 2.99). Created for ages 6-8 this app combines learning math … Continue reading

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Technology for Self – Regulation

In an article, Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism (Lewis Stokes, 2014), autism consultant, Susan Lewis Stokes shares technology for self-regulation for students with autism. Self-regulation of emotions is defined as the ability to calm yourself down when … Continue reading

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Just for Fun and for Spring’s Arrival !

In the Midwest, spring is finally here and it is time to have some fun! Here are a few, fun iOS spring apps for kids for something fresh and new in OT, teaching or family mTool Kit: DressUp Easter Eggs – for … Continue reading

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iAutism – Apps Discounted or Free for World Autism Awareness Day

Francesc Sistach at iAutism provides an outstanding categorized list of iOS apps discounted or free in observance of World Autism Awareness Day. Included in her list is a description and information on how long the price reduction is available. Many … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month Apps Discounted / Free – Smart Apps for Kids

For Autism Awareness Month, numerous developers offer their apps discounted or free. Smart Apps for Kids provides a list of 101 iPad, iPhone/iPod apps reduced or free in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Check out the apps at: http://www.smartappsforkids.com/2014/03/autism-awareness-month-1st-april-1.html Carol

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Skill Game – Gone Free Today

I don’t often recommend Game Center apps, but the Skill Game is a favorite of mine for the visual motor, spatial reasoning and motor planning required. Compatible with iPhone/iPad (iOS 5 or later), this is best suited to upper elementary level students … Continue reading

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Breathe, Think, Do App by Sesame Street

Breathe, Think, Do app (iPhone/iPad; Android; free) developed by Sesame Street, is geared to children ages 2-5 years using a Breathe, Think, Do strategy to promote problem solving and emotional coping skills. Just one of the tools of the Little Children, Big … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps for School Based OT Workshop – March 7-8, 2014

Interested in learning more about apps for School Based OT? Registration Information Registration Info Emails for more information: otswithapps@gmail.com  or  info@Adaptivetr.com Hope to see you there! Carol

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Top 10 Apps to Help with Executive Functions

In need of apps to support executive functions for clients, students or yourself? Check out the apps scooped from : http://www.smartappsforspecialneeds.com/2013/12/why-cant-you-be-more-organized-10-apps.html Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Katherine McCloskey scooped this resource of apps for organization. My favorities on this list include … Continue reading

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5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

iPad Apps for Taking Audio Notes Educators Technology.com provides a listing of apps for taking audio notes, check them out at the link below: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/01/5-excellent-ipad-apps-students-can-use.html “There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical … Continue reading

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