Category Archives: High School

AppoLearning App – Gone Free

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assessment, Autism, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, High School, iPad, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Math, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Productivity apps, Special education, Vision, Writing | Leave a comment

iAnnotate PDF App – On Sale

iAnnotate PDF App, developed by Branchfire, Inc. is currently on sale for 1.99 (not sure how long!),  regularly 9.99. A PDF management app, iAnnotate’s features are numerous and well suited to students in upper elementary through secondary school: Annotate with text … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Dysgraphia, High School, iOS, iPad, Learning Disability, Middle School, Note Taking, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Co:Writer App Available

Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It’s gone mobile – the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chance to work with it yet, here are some … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Customizable app, Elementary School, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, School Based Interventions, Spell Checking, Text to Speech, Word Prediction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Readdle’s Birthday Gift – Scanner Pro App Price Reduction !

Scanner Pro App is my favorite scanning app to create PDF’s that can be opened in an annotation app such as PDF Expert (another Readdle app on sale!). We use this scanning app at our school (as well as for professional … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Elementary School, Handwriting, High School, iPad, iPhone, Learning Disability, Middle School, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, OCR, Productivity apps, Scanning, School Based Interventions, Special education, Special Education Teacher, Work Flow, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dysgraphia Solutions for Math

Students with dysgraphia are challenged with producing written information legibly and fluently. Written composition is a significant challenge but also writing math problems can also be a challenge. Here area a few solutions for creating math problems electronically – yes with … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Elementary School, High School, iPad, Learning Disability, Math, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Executive Function Planning Apps for the Visual and Auditory Learner

Executive Function Planning Apps Executive functioning is described in many ways, however, in many of our students or clients we work with we see in their difficulty with planning, behavior control/regulation, organization and thinking skills. Lynn Meltzer in her book, Executive … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Customizable app, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Organization, Post secondary, School Based Interventions, Special Needs, Visual Communication | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store

Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store – reviewed on AT Daily Forget everything you know about Schedule Planner HD – our premium productivity solution has evolved! There’s dozens of all-new features, more ways than ever to stay on top of … Continue reading

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High School iPad/iPhone Teacher Resources

High School iPad and iPhone Teacher Resources – A Google site dedicated to iOS apps geared to secondary and middle school students. Apps are categorized by topics including curriculum areas and elective subjects and app resources are also provided. It’s nice to … Continue reading

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Dictionary Apps to Support LD

Dictionary Apps to Support LD I love dictionary apps on mobile devices. They provide spelling and word look up on demand. For individuals with reading and spelling challenges it can provide immediate access to spelling or definitions using the integrated voice recognition tools … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Android, App Reviews, Apps for Special Needs, Dictionary app, Free apps, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Post secondary, Reference, Spelling, Word Work, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flummox and Friends

Do you work with older (middle/high school and above) individuals with social and emotional challenges? Are you familiar with Flummox and Friends? No this isn’t an app, but an online show described as an offbeat, live-action comedy designed to help kids … Continue reading

Posted in Autism, Emotions, High School, Mental Health, Middle School, Multimedia, Social Skills, Special education, Special Education Teacher | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments