Clicker Sentences App

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Familiar with Clicker software by Crick? They now have apps providing many of the tools and options available in their desktop software to mobile users. One of their apps, Clicker Sentences  for iPad (special launch price of 16.99, regularly 20.99) provides customizable word banks with multiple levels of supports for emergent writers. Customization within their app offers the following options (see picture below)

  • Modeling sentences on the writing grid, in a pop up or spoken
  • Word bank choices allow words placed alphabetical, random, sentence order or guided order
  • Variety of color of the bank background
  • Insertion of pictures from your camera or picture album

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Multiple pages within a grid can be created under a sentence set. After creation of the sentence sets the sets can be scrolled through when writing allowing text and images inserted into the writing area. The dots at the bottom of the page below indicate the pages of sentence sets available to the writer. Scrolling to the right at the bottom moves you to the next sentence while the writing document remains available to add more text.

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Here is a video of Clicker Sentences app and some of the features it provides:

Easy to use and create sentence grids, Clicker Sentences  allows a writing environment with the ability to scaffold writing supports. Text to speech options are available. Currently it is not switch accessible.

Other advantages of using Clicker Sentences is the availability to Crick’s online searchable library of Learning Grids along with the creation and customization of writing supports on a mobile device.

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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