Category Archives: Game Apps for Special Needs

Tar Heel Gameplay – accessible video games! — Jane Farrall Consulting

I’m very excited to say that there is a new option in the Tar Heel family – Tar Heel Gameplay! Tar Heel Gameplay lets you create a timed switch version of most videos. You can link to a video on … Continue reading

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Decide Now! App Gone Free

Decide Now! app for iPhone and iPad is free today (typically 1.99). I have blogged about this app  before, but with it going free today, I thought it was worthy to mention again. This app provides a customizable spinner with text ( … 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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OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List

OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List Updated 6-2-2013 (click on above link for Word doc app list) It’s been a while since the OT’s with Apps mTool Kit list has been updated. Please find this new list at the … Continue reading

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Happy Geese Game Board App

A customizable game board – app??  Happy Geese Game Board App!  Mix Snakes and Ladders and Game of the Goose and you have a differentiated game board – Happy Geese app for young children and children with special needs. Happy Geese … Continue reading

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New App! Zones of Regulation App!

Originally posted on Jill Kuzma's SLP Social & Emotional Skill Sharing Site:
I wanted to take a moment to highlight a FABULOUS, must-have app for both iOS and Android platforms to go with the curriculum, The Zones of Regulation! …

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More Noise Regulation Apps

Review of the TooNoisey app generated a few comments about possible use in classrooms along with additional apps that may help with noise regulation issues. Kim Wiggins shared a few more apps she has used for noise regulation issues: Quiet, Please! for iPhone and … Continue reading

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