Tag Archives: OT Apps

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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iAnnotate PDF App – On Sale

iAnnotate PDF App, developed by Branchfire, Inc. is currently on sale for 1.99 (not sure how long!),  regularly 9.99. A PDF management app, iAnnotate’s features are numerous and well suited to students in upper elementary through secondary school: Annotate with text … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Dysgraphia, High School, iOS, iPad, Learning Disability, Middle School, Note Taking, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apps Gone Free for Your OT or Teaching mTool Kit

iOSnoops is one of my resources for finding free, sale or new apps. This mornings finds on iOSnoop include a couple of apps gone free that might be worth perusing or even cleaning off a few other apps to make room … Continue reading

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Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App

Smart Balloons – Learning to Write App  (iPad; Free/1.99) – is a pre-writing program for  4-7 year olds featuring drawing on lines in a developmental sequence. Smart Balloons offers drawing on lines from horizontal, vertical, diagonal and on to complex curves.  A … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps @ School Workshop 1 & 2 – A Big Thanks to All!

A BIG Thank – You from Erin and I to the participants of the OT’s with Apps @ School Workshop for enduring 2 days of OT App – lication!  The collective wisdom shared by all OT’s attending  was really fabulous – it is so … Continue reading

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Back to School Apps for OT/PT Administration – iConnect – Notes Edition

Looking for an app to manage your case load of OT/PT/SLP students information and compile notes and treatment artifacts (pictures, etc.)? There are a number of general note taking/ note management apps that can work for organization of client/student information (e.g. Notability, Awesome … Continue reading

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Co:Writer App Available

Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It’s gone mobile – the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chance to work with it yet, here are some … Continue reading

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Readdle’s Birthday Gift – Scanner Pro App Price Reduction !

Scanner Pro App is my favorite scanning app to create PDF’s that can be opened in an annotation app such as PDF Expert (another Readdle app on sale!). We use this scanning app at our school (as well as for professional … Continue reading

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