Category Archives: App Rubric

Brain Works Apps Reduced

Brain Works app, for iPhone and iPad is at a reduced price 4.99 (originally 8.99). Created by Occupational Therapist, Gwen Wild of Sensational Brain.com,  the app  supports users with sensory modulation challenges by providing a selection of sensory diets following choice of environment … Continue reading

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Ed Emberley’s Shake & Make App – Gone Free

Back in the day when working one on one with students, I loved using Ed Emberley’s books, providing step by step instructions for how to draw all kinds of animals, objects and seasonal themes with students as a visual motor, … Continue reading

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Technology for Self – Regulation

In an article, Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism (Lewis Stokes, 2014), autism consultant, Susan Lewis Stokes shares technology for self-regulation for students with autism. Self-regulation of emotions is defined as the ability to calm yourself down when … Continue reading

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Mirror Case for iPad

Do you or your students/clients have a need to take pictures or video, take notes and bookmark information on your iPad? The MirrorCase and MirrorCase HD app is a recently developed product that uses the camera  of the iPad to take … Continue reading

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Timers with Elapsed App

Ever need a timer that provides multiple alarms ?     A student that I work with is working on determining his self regulation needs along with completing homework tasks with greater independence using schedules and work choices within his day. Taking a … Continue reading

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AppWriter Cloud | LingApps

AppWriter Cloud is a Google extension providing word prediction support for struggling writers. One of the only word prediction apps for Google Chrome, this app fills the need for students familiar or needing word prediction to support spelling challenges when … Continue reading

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Digital Halloween Fun!

Here is some digital Halloween fun for your mobile devices… Halloween eBook – (free) for iPhone and iPad provides this halloween vocabulary and social communication skills around the concept of “where”. Teo & Bianca Halloween Coloring Book – (free) for … Continue reading

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