Category Archives: Handwriting

Late on sending your seasons greetings cards? Create an E-Card in minutes!

If you are like me, time has gotten away from me and those season greetings to friends and family are still waiting to be sent out. With two days to go I am attempting to be at least somewhat thoughtful, … Continue reading

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Cursive Writing Wizard App – Gone Free!

Familiar with the popular Writing Wizard app? It’s cursive counterpart – Cursive Writing Wizard app has just gone Free (for how long – it’s always a mystery)! Cursive Writing Wizard app (typically 3.99) for iPhone and iPad provides the same fun … Continue reading

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SnapType App for Occupational Therapy – A Tool for Dysgraphic Students

I am always excited to see OT created apps, such as SnapType app geared to OT practice. My admiration goes to those that not only have an idea for an app, but also have the persistence to see it to … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Activity Worksheets on Your iPad, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Dysgraphia, Elementary School, Free apps, Handwriting, iPad, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | 11 Comments

OT’s with Apps Manuscript Handwriting App Feature Match

Ever search for an app with specific options or features , then at a later time wonder what the determining factor(s) were of your choice? That has happened way too many times for me. As a result, I got a little … Continue reading

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8 Great Handwriting Apps for OTs | CMS Direct Hire

As Scooped from CMS Direct Hire   8 Great Handwriting Apps for OT’s We at CMS Direct Hire would like to share with you 8 great Occupational Therapy apps for improving your patients’ handwriting skills! Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: CMS Direct Hire shares … Continue reading

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Ready to Print App Updated!

Ready to Print app for iPad (9.99), Android (7.99)   and for Kindle Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition) (7.99) by Dianne Reid, OT at Essare.net is a well-developed pre writing/ letter formation app that provides graded levels of multiple visual motor and visual perceptual … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, AT for Handwriting, eBook Creating, Education, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Finger Isolation, Handwriting, iPad, Kindle, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

Writing Wizard

Writing Wizard app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) developed by L’ Escapadou.com (developer of Word Wizard app), is another letter formation app (how many can you have??) that provides great options to support practice of specific curriculum fonts: Zaner Bloser DeNealian Handwriting Without Tears This … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

Wet Dry Try Suite App

Handwriting Without Tears® is a handwriting program used by therapists and teachers providing a multisensory approach to learning letter formation for preschool and elementary aged students. The complete program components include many hands on tools making it a concrete, perceptual and developmental approach to learning … Continue reading

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Claro PDF App – Free for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2013

Annotation apps are many, however finding an app that provide tools for inserting text along with text to speech are few. The developers at Claro Apps provides annotation tools along with text to speech capabilities in their ClaroPDF app for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2013. Currently free (5.99; … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Dyslexia, Education, Elementary School, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Multimedia, Productivity apps, Writing | Leave a comment

Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc.

I just received the Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc. folks, and I am excited to trial this stylus having used The Pencil Grip , as my favorite utensil grip, with many, many kids for all kinds of tools (pencils, pens, crayons, markers, pencil … Continue reading

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