Category Archives: Differentiation

Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Adults with LD, Android, Apps for Special Needs, Book, Differentiation, Google Docs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Mobile Device Use, Print Disabled, Reading, Text to Speech | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clicker Docs App

Clicker Docs app (25.99) for iPad, developed by Crick Software , is a new iOS app that provides differentiated writing support for struggling writers. As one of Crick’s  two new apps,  Clicker Docs  provides  text only word banks and word prediction options offering support for primary … Continue reading

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Adapting Worksheets for Students with Poor Handwriting Using Your iPad

Do you have students whose handwriting legibility interferes with their production of written work? Is it hard to decipher what they write? As OT’s or teacher’s of special needs students with handwriting legibility challenges, there are many different low tech to … Continue reading

Posted in Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Differentiation, Handwriting, iPad, Keyboard, Learning Disability, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, OCR, School Based Interventions, Special education, Uncategorized, Word Work, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Differentiation in the Classroom – Using an iPod Touch with Voice Recording Apps

Presenting information individually in front of the class is often a requirement of class assignments for elementary through high school students. Some of our special needs students struggle with this task, whether due to difficulty with reading, recalling, speech challenges or extreme shyness … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Differentiation, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Middle School, Note Taking App, Presentation Tools, Special education, Special Needs, Voice Recorder | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment