Category Archives: iPod

AT and App Support for Executive Function: Middle School Thru Post-Secondary

I had the opportunity to listen to Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll’s webinar on AT and Apps Support Executive Function recently as hosted by the CTD. An excellent webinar presented by two outstanding AT gurus, these specialists shared their listing of tools … Continue reading

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Toca Boca Apps Gone Free

More Apps ? With so many apps available and a device loaded with apps it is hard at times to consider more – I resemble that! However, if you work with young children, apps like those created by Toca Boca may be … Continue reading

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Battery Drain and Mobile Devices

How dependent we have become on the use of mobile devices for communication, use of apps for organization, navigation with GPS, taking photography/videos – just to name a few. And – all those functions being dependent on battery life of the device being used, … Continue reading

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Keyboard Accessibility for Individuals with Motor Impairment for Computers and Mobile Devices

Among the updates in the new iOS 9 operating system, offered late October 2015, are additional features for touch accommodations. These setting are wonderful additions to students with motor impairments but also highly relevant when working with adults with motor … Continue reading

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Text to Speech Apps for OT’s with Mobile Devices

OT’s work in many different settings and the tools we use continue to be more mobile in nature. When speaking of use of mobile device use of OT’s, a poll in 2014 by AOTA¹ found more than half of the OT practitioners surveyed use … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Activities of Daily Living, Android, Apps for OT's, Apps for PT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication, Communicaton, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Occupational Therapy, Physical Disability Tool, Rehabilitation, Text to Speech, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It Hurts! Pain Management Apps for Children

An inquiry from a visitor about apps for pain management for children was posted so the search began. Although not exhaustive, her is an app and resource list of specific apps for pain management for kids and other relaxation apps found from the search: There are … Continue reading

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Styluses, Cases, Keyboard and Mounts – Oh My! Favorite Accessories for Mobile Devices

Oh My ! So many choices. Mobile device equipment can include access devices, cases, and mounts along with direct access methods such as styluses , head pointers and switches. There are many to choose from and the best, well that … Continue reading

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