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AppoLearning App

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview of apps for specific populations and age ranges.

appoLearning iconAppoLearning app, developed for iPad by Appolicious™  website reviews iOS and Android apps in a number of categories, provides a review of educational apps by grade level and subject. Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle and High School grade apps covering numerous subjects areas, including special needs, are reviewed and rated. Here is a video describing their app:

Checking out their listing of apps for MS Special Needs Dyslexia included familiar  and favorite apps  such as Visual Attention TherAppy, Read2Go, PaperPorts and Voice Dream Reader apps) . Here is an example of the Elementary School Special Needs app category and the subjects of app reviewed:

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Five apps are selected for review in each of the subject areas:

A narrative describes why these particular 5 apps were chosen. Each app is reviewed and  scored according to 6 traits: Educational Content, Kid Appeal, Assessment, Features and Design, Value, Safety and Privacy generating a report card score between 0-100.

AppoLearning pic3 AppoLearning appis an easy to navigate and time saving tool when searching for apps to support students in the classroom.   Currently free this may be well worth your time to download or share this app with your favorite teachers.

Review of educational apps can also be found directly on the AppoLearning website with other features such as saving a personal list with creation of your own account.

What other tools do you use for app selection?


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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