Category Archives: iPhone

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

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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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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students’ brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write. Scooped from : http://www.edutopia.org/blog/3-strategies-improve-student-writing-ali-parrish, from  http://www.edutopia.org Working with special needs … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You to Claro Software for ClaroApps Promo Codes!

Thank you to Claro Software for their generosity with supplying promotional app codes for the OT’s with Apps Workshop participants held in Fort Worth, Texas this past week. Participants received a free promo codes for the iOS ClaroSpeak and ClaroPDF apps. Both … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps Revised List

Apologies for the problems with the prior revised list, repaired list… OT mTool Kit App List 11-2014 rev4 Carol

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