National Occupational Therapy Month – OT Created Apps

With April being National OT Month, here is a review with a focus on OT’s who have contributed to our profession and use of mobile devices by creating  intervention apps. Kudos to them for their sharing their creativity  and expertise:

Ready to Print icon Diane Reid, OT, Ready to Print app  (9.99) provide pre-writing and writing interventions with graded activities and data collection. Featured on OT’s with Apps previously, this is a staple in many OT’s mTool Kit. Also available for Android (7.99) .

Shelby's Quest iconShelby’s Quest, created by Kami Bible, OT, is another great visual motor/pre-writing app with graded activities and multiple users. Available for iPad (4.99).


Dexteria icon 2Dexteria app (3.99), by BinaryLabs, created this app in collaboration with OT’s. Provides motor coordination and control activities in this app. Also available for Android (4.99)!

AbilipadAbilipad,(19.99) created by Cheryl Bregman, is a customizable keyboard and writing tool for a variety of ages and skill. Check out her recent updates in her app.

Other apps are available for evaluation and treatment planning, but these are a few intervention apps created by and for OT’s. Kudos to these OT’s!

More for your OT mTool Kit!





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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4 Responses to National Occupational Therapy Month – OT Created Apps

  1. kami522 says:

    Thanks, Carol! 😉

    Kami Bible


  2. Kristen Lindeman says:

    How can we get the discounted price?

    Kristen Lindeman, OTR/L Occupational Therapist Wilmer Eye Institute Lions Low Vision Service 410-614-7962 (work) 410-614-1670 (fax)


    • Hi Kristen,
      These OT created apps were included as a feature post only. I am not aware of a discount for them at this time. If you want to be alerted of discounts of specific apps you are interested, check out and create a wish list and choose to be notified by email.
      Good luck!

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