Category Archives: Autism

WordToob App

Do you ever stumble upon an app and think ” that is really cool” but the light bulb just doesn’t go on for application of it (or may be you don’t have an immediate application) ?? WordToob app (iPad; 19.99 for … Continue reading

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Social Skill Builder App – Review and Promo Codes

Thank you to Social Skills Builder for providing me with their Social Skills Builder – Full app for review. As an OT we are often involved in self-regulation strategies which for some student involves working on social skills as well … Continue reading

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iAutism – Apps Discounted or Free for World Autism Awareness Day

Francesc Sistach at iAutism provides an outstanding categorized list of iOS apps discounted or free in observance of World Autism Awareness Day. Included in her list is a description and information on how long the price reduction is available. Many … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month Apps Discounted / Free – Smart Apps for Kids

For Autism Awareness Month, numerous developers offer their apps discounted or free. Smart Apps for Kids provides a list of 101 iPad, iPhone/iPod apps reduced or free in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Check out the apps at: http://www.smartappsforkids.com/2014/03/autism-awareness-month-1st-april-1.html Carol

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AppoLearning App – Gone Free

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, Autism, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, High School, iPad, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Math, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Productivity apps, Special education, Vision, Writing | Leave a comment

iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism

Spectronics’ post ” iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism provides resources for the iPad as well as application and apps for individuals with Autism. Information is provided in the following categories (these categories are Evidenced Based Practices for ASD as … Continue reading

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The 17 Best Anxiety iPhone & Android Apps of 2013

The 17 Best Anxiety iPhone and Android Apps of 2013 As scooped from Healthline.com on October 26, 2013. Anxiety may be treated with medications, behavior therapies, and relaxation techniques. Consider these apps to help you feel less anxious. Carol Leynse … Continue reading

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