Category Archives: App Reviews

About BlindShell | BlindShell — The Assistive Technology Daily

Working with individuals with blindness? Check out the Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post featuring an Android application for the VI… BlindShell is a smartphone providing access to the Android system for visually impaired users. The environment is controlled by simple … Continue reading

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Tech Toolbox™

Thanks to the The Assistive Technology Daily blog for offers the latest tech resources for individuals with disability. One of their recent posts features The Arc’s Tech Toolbox™ , an online resource to find, share, rate and review technology for … Continue reading

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AT and App Support for Executive Function: Middle School Thru Post-Secondary

I had the opportunity to listen to Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll’s webinar on AT and Apps Support Executive Function recently as hosted by the CTD. An excellent webinar presented by two outstanding AT gurus, these specialists shared their listing of tools … Continue reading

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ModMath 2.0 for Dysgraphia Available

What are the numbers, or are they letters? Is the math correct? Teachers get really good at deciphering writing and math problems like those seen above after becoming familiar with specific students number or letter formations, but it is not easy at … Continue reading

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5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences from Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s summer, time for teachers to recharge their cerebral batteries. That could mean reading, going on field trips, spending time with online PLNs, or taking calls from family members who usually e…   As scooped from: http://askatechteacher.com/2015/05/20/5-must-have-tools-for-ed-conferences-2-2/ on Scoopit! Jacqui … Continue reading

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SnapType Update & SnapType Pro App

Familiar with SnapType app for iPad and iPhone? If you have students with dysgraphia, you might want to take note of this easy to use, worksheet filling/ annotation app. One of the many annotation apps available, SnapType app is free and created by an … Continue reading

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iDo Hygiene App

iDo Hygiene is a new app providing instruction, video and games to learn personal hygiene. Included is an option to create your own images in the 12 hygiene areas. Created by the Center for Educational Technology for individuals with cognitive … Continue reading

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Great Apps from Generous Developers!

A huge thank you to the following app developers for supplying promo codes to OT and PT’s at a recent OT’s with Apps Workshop: Claro Software for providing ClaroPDF apps (2.99) to participants. ClaroPDF (IOS) is an annotation app with text to speech … Continue reading

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Step-By-Step App from SOAR

  StepByStep app   for iPad, (free, in-app purchase for additional sequences) is a OT created app requiring sequencing clip art pictures of steps of activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living for children and adults. Steps of activities of daily living are … Continue reading

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Study Habits: New App Helps Students Get Organized and Motivated | Edudemic

After testing the app for a month with two classes of students, I can endorse Study Habits as the best student productivity app for iOS. Compared to its competitors, Study Habits provides the richest array of features and augments its … Continue reading

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