Category Archives: App Rubric

My Brain on Apps

This infographic reaffirms how difficult it can be to “sift and winnow” apps when there are more than 67,000 educational iPad apps. Finding the right one to support individuals with special needs can be a challenge and take time! Courtesy of: AvatarGeneration Here … Continue reading

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Skill Game – A Visual Motor and Spatial Reasoning Challenge

Skill Game app, by Good Apps is a Game Center app listed as “Free for a short time”. Designed for iPhone and iPad, this is an electronic visual motor – pencil paper kind of activity requiring problem solving, fine motor and visual … Continue reading

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Organization & Time Management Android Apps for High School and College Students

The previous post “Organization and Time Management  Apps for High School and College Students” on OT’s with Apps brought a comment from a visitor indicating the lack of  suggested apps for Android users. As an iDevice user who is also in charge of managing iDevices in the … Continue reading

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AppWriter – A Multi-Purpose App for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Are you in need of an app that provides: Text to speech Word prediction Word highlighting File management Dyslexie font (a specialized font for dyslexics) AppWriter may be your answer! AppWriter US for iPad (19.99)  is a text editing app that … Continue reading

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Fending off Forgetting: Pillboxie app Review by Candida Abrahamson

Do you work with adults that need help with remembering to take medication? Candida Abrahamson reviews the app, Pillboxie (1.99), a med reminder app. She presents the pros and cons of the app and like all of her posts, shares her … Continue reading

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4th of July Fireworks Apps – (but don’t forget the ear muffs)!

Whether celebrating the 4th of July in the US or planning for an outdoor fireworks show elsewhere, here are a few app that might entertain or forecast a firework event for individuals with special needs. Thanks to Digital Storytime for their review of … Continue reading

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Generating QR Code with Chirbit

QR codes are a fast way of retrieving information from URL’s on websites, blogs or from a QR code on hard copy. A prior post QR Codes as AT reviewed QR apps and QR Voice, an online resource for creating a … Continue reading

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