Category Archives: iPhone

iOS Apps Gone Free for your OT mTool Kit!

Here are a couple of apps gone free (on 12/13/2014) that might support visual perceptual intervention for younger students: Shapes Memory Match (iPhone/iPad, originally 3.99) is currently free. The app provides preschool activities of shape identification and recognition in a memory … Continue reading

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ViaOptaDaily App from Novartis Pharmaceutical

ViaOptaDaily app, optimized for iPhone (compatible on iPad iOS 6) and Android is a free app created by Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation. As a free app it provides the following six tools for individuals with visual impairment in their daily life: Weather … Continue reading

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Black Friday Weekend Deals

I have a little guilt for not posting Black Friday Deals yesterday, so here’s a few iOS deals available for Black Friday Weekend you might be interested in: Merry Cubes app for iPad is a puzzle app gone free for 4-7 … Continue reading

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SuperKeys App from Crick – Another Assistive 3rd Party Keyboard

With the added feature of iOS 8 comes the possibility of using 3rd party keyboards on the iPad. Android had an up on iPads previously with the ability to purchase and use an assistive keyboard. The iPad has stepped up … Continue reading

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I Forgot to Remember…

I had the opportunity to journey and present at the 2014 AT Across the Lifespan Conference, in Wisconsin Dells this past week. As an ATR staff member , I presented on the topic, “I Forgot to Remember…” ,  providing an basic overview of low to … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, Adults, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, Elementary School, iPad, iPad Management, iPhone, iPod, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Organization, Special education, Special Education Teacher, Special Needs, Therapist/Teacher Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

KNFB Reader App for Individuals with Visual Impairments and Learning Disabilities

Any of you remember the KNFB Reader used on cell phones about 8-10 years ago? Well that type of functionality using a smart phone is back, better than ever for the iPhone. Used by individuals with blindness,  learning or visual … Continue reading

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Mr C goes to school: Soulver- a great math app for students who can’t show their working!

As Scooped from:  http://sinkthenswim.blogspot.com.au/2014/10/soulver-great-math-app-for-students-who.html Steven Cordwell shares another math writing equation option for iOS – the app Soulver. Check out his blog post for more information –  But just a heads up if you are interested in the app – … Continue reading

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