Abilipad app (iPad; regularly 19.99) is reduced to 9.99 today (always a mystery how long this reduced price will be!). This app provides tools to customization the keyboard layout with pictures, text, key size and color. Other options available to support reading and writing includes word prediction, text to speech and ability to create a writing environment with those features. It is a great app for customizing the writing environment.
Great app to have in your app arsenal to support writing!
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.
this sounds like an amazing tool that I need! Thanks for sharing!!
When I went to purchase on 10/18 it was not on sale. Will keep checking as would like to have that to show teachers and try with students. Thanks for sharing
Lynn, I am so sorry, it was at the time of posting. If you are interested in being notified of an app price drop, check on appshopper.com. You will need to create an account, go to the Wish List tab, search for the app then check wish I had. You can request having an email sent to you about the price reduction.
Hope that helps!
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