Tag Archives: OT Apps

Android Apps Gone Free!

Just to be fair, here are a few free Android app with a holiday flare worth checking out: Kids Christmas Connect the Dots Puzzle (free) for Android devices. Basic connect the dots with a Christmas theme.   Christmas Holiday Puzzle … 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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Cursive Writing Wizard App – Gone Free!

Familiar with the popular Writing Wizard app? It’s cursive counterpart – Cursive Writing Wizard app has just gone Free (for how long – it’s always a mystery)! Cursive Writing Wizard app (typically 3.99) for iPhone and iPad provides the same fun … Continue reading

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Visual Perceptual Apps for Preschool and Primary Students

The iPad is a great tool for providing supplementary visual perceptual and visual motor therapy or home programming activities. Features of the iPad can allow verbal feedback on performance, language reinforcement and options of graded activity levels to the user depending … 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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It’s April – National OT Month!

 It’s April and time to celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month! To celebrate Occupational Therapy Month, here is a curated list of free or reduced apps that might be a worth considering for your OT mTool Kit (taking advantage of the apps … Continue reading

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Toca Boca Builders – Free (for a limited time)

For those that work with preschool to early elementary aged students, Toca Boca is a familiar name for the creative apps they produce. For a limited time, their app Toca Builders (iPhone/iPad) is free. Developed with 6-8 year olds in mind, … Continue reading

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