Category Archives: Life Skills

EyeSight – iTunes App Store | The Assistive Technology Daily

See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: EyeSight app for iPhone and iPad is a low vision solution for magnification and color enhancement! Thank you to Assistive Technology Daily for providing this app! You folks are … Continue reading

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More Customizable Apps

OT’s with Apps Customizable Apps List Judi Sweeney’s customizable apps list is a great resource for apps that can be modified to support the unique needs of individuals with disabilities for work task at school or independent living or work skills. With … Continue reading

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Apps4Stages Wiki

Looking for apps that fit the characteristics of your students? Familiar with Stages© Framework from Cambium, produced by Madalaine Pugliese? “Stages© framework takes a research-based approach to defining developmentally appropriate observable learner characteristics for each Stage and recommends features to consider … Continue reading

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Visual Schedule will Travel !

Visual Schedule will Travel!  Work tasks integrated into a students day can be part of a students life skill programming.  Using visual strategies may also be a need for many students to facilitate independence with task completion by providing photos, symbols or text in … Continue reading

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A List of Apps for Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorders by Jessica Chase, SLP

While researching social skills apps appropriate for individuals with autism, I stumbled upon an extensive app list entitled “A List of Apps for Social Skills and Autism Spectrum Disorders”  compiled by Jessica Chase, MA. CCC-SLP on her website Constantly Speaking. A List of Apps for … Continue reading

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Telling Time App – Another Alligator App Gone Free!

Telling Time App  is a new, free app (limited time?) by  the Alligator/Grasshopper app developers  providing customization and multiple levels of activities to learners of all ages. This apps shows no preference in appearance for young or older students/individuals making it appropriate for … Continue reading

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App Reviews offered on The Friendship Circle Blog

It seems like endless resources are available for special needs students for mobile devices! I never cease to be amazed at what is available! The Friendship Circle Blog is a website dedicated to the Friendship Circle organization of Bloomfield Michigan that supports … Continue reading

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