Category Archives: Cognitive Impairment

STAC App for Cognitive Assessment

The STAC (Standardized Touchscreen Assessment of Cognition) App for iPad is an automated screening tool designed by Cognitive Innovation’s Simon Carson, OT/L, MBA and Heather Cole, MA CCC- SLP’s for health care professionals. The iPad app provides self-directed instruction of cognitive  tasks, reducing … Continue reading

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Mobile Devices as Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injuries | RichmondMom.com

As scooped from Richmondmom.com‘s  post Mobile Devices as Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injuries Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Richmondmom.com writer, Fiona Bessey Bushnell, OT shares information and background about Tony Gentry’s work with cognitive aids for individuals with brain … Continue reading

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Eye Training Apps from Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired

Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired I often just stumble upon apps when scouring for specific apps for client or students I work with. Apps developed by the Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired were those … Continue reading

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Attainments’s Access Language App – Gone Free (today only)

Interested in a literacy app for students who benefit from modified text and supports? Attainments Access Language App (for iPad only, regularly 39.99) provides access to frequently read books in a modified format. iTunes description of the Attainment app states: … 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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News-2-You App

Do you subscribe to News-2-You in your special education classroom? Have an iPad? Now you can access the weekly News 2 You Newspaper on your iPad.  AssistiveWare and N2Y new free News 2 You app allows you to access your online subscription … Continue reading

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Creating Picture Vocabulary with Read & Write Google Extension

Kurtis Broeg in his blog post “Sharing Picture Vocabulary using Read & Write with Google Extension” provides an explanation and a video demonstrating how to create a picture vocabulary list in Read & Write in Google Chrome. I am thankful to be able … Continue reading

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