Category Archives: App Rubric

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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Evaluation Rubric for iPad and iPad Apps

How do you evaluate apps you are considering purchasing or downloading? Will you need to justify the types of “educational” apps you use with your students or clients? There are many reasons for having different kinds of apps on your … Continue reading

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