Category Archives: Handwriting

Clicker Sentences App

Familiar with Clicker software by Crick? They now have apps providing many of the tools and options available in their desktop software to mobile users. One of their apps, Clicker Sentences  for iPad (special launch price of 16.99, regularly 20.99) provides customizable … Continue reading

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Letter Reflex App – On Sale!

 LetterReflex by BinaryLabs (1.99 – currently on sale from 2.99) is an interactive app focusing on challenges of letter reversals for iPhone/iPad. Previously reviewed on OT’s with Apps, it’s unique features for intervention makes it worth reviewing again while on sale. … Continue reading

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Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets

Top 9 Writing Apps | Reading Rockets. Reading Rockets reviews nine top writing apps. Some of the apps are for handwriting and others support the process of writing. I might have my own list of my top nine but this … Continue reading

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iTrace App

 iTrace app for iPad (3.99) is a new handwriting/letter formation app developed by Elately iTrace . Features of this app developed for writers ages 3-7 include: The ability to choose the letter formation style , enroll multiple users, track progress and provide incentives … Continue reading

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Write for School App – Customizable Letter Formation Instruction

Write for School Device Compatibility: iPad Cost: 6.49 Developer: Little Caradams Pty Ptd App Description: Write for School is an educational app featuring manuscript upper and lower case letters, number formation, letter blends and vowel formation instruction for primary aged … Continue reading

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Styluses for the Emerging Artists and Writers

Mobile devices provide great opportunity for direct access using fingers to draw, write or tap to interact on a touchscreen tablet any where. With its popular use with children, mobile devices can be yet another tool to transition users to writing tools to work on pencil … 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

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Touch and Write Cursive Letters App

Touch and Write Cursive Letters  is an app by FizzBrain ($2.99) for your iPad (OS 4.0+)  It offers a variety of options to practice cursive writing that are fun and creative.  Given how many states are actually removing cursive from … Continue reading

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OT iToolkit App List Updated

The OT iToolkit App list updated (and repaired): OT iTool Kit App List Updated 9-19-12. (So sorry for any inconviences with the ill-working app list!) Carol

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Letter Cats App

Letter Cats app is a manuscript letter formation app for iPhone and iPad ($.99).Upper case and lower case manuscript letter formation as well as writing words can be practiced within the app.  It provides visual directions of the formation of a … Continue reading

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