Category Archives: Memory

Apps Gone Free !

Here are a few more apps gone free (not sure for how long) that might be useful in your OT mTool Kit. I have not had an opportunity to try them out but they look worthy, plus they are FREE… urTalker Lite … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Apps for OT's, Apps for PT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication, Early Childhood, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Memory, Third Party Keyboards | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Lanskin Lanyard Skin Case for iPod Touch 5th Gen

Recent assessment of a client with memory challenges resulted in needing a tool with numerous vocal reminders and a method to keep the tool with them through part of their daily schedule. An iPod Touch was recommended with use of Aida Reminder app, which … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, Activities of Daily Living, Assistive Technology, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Memory, Occupational Therapy, Organization, Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vocation | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Using Twitter as Assistive Technology

Twitter as AT? A recent post on The Assistive Technology Daily, “Preserving Memories 140 Characters at a Time after Traumatic Brain Injury” describes Thomas Dixon’s use of Twitter as an AT support for his episodic memory loss sustained in a closed head injury while running. Can social media … Continue reading

Posted in Medical, Memory, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury | 2 Comments

Apps Gone Free! – Today

Here are a couple of apps gone free this weekend, new and familiar, which are suitable for a variety of ages:  Skill Game app (now free, regularly 2.99) for iPhone/iPad and also available for Android. Is a challenging visual motor, … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Customizable app, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, Game, Geriatrics, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Memory, Occupational Therapy, Visual Memory, Visual Motor, Visual Perception | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memory Apps on ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Memory Apps reviewed on Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners See on – OT mTool Kit Smartphones prove to be worthy options as assistive technology for cognition for memory compensation following TBI. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Advance for OT Practitioners provides … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, Adults, Apps for OT's, Cognitive Impairment, iADL's, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Life Skills, Memory, Occupational Therapy, Organization | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Awesome Memory App

Awesome Memory app (free) for iPad is a simple memory matching game suited for all ages. This is an app I use with my mother whose memory is failing because it does not appear juvenile. She enjoys playing this memory game and … Continue reading

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Apps for Memory Loss

Apps for Memory Loss Alzheimers , provided by the Alzheimer Association of Greater Michigan provides a post of iPad apps appropriate for individuals with memory loss entitled “Play a Simple iPad Game (again – this is the second of two posts).  The … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Geriatrics, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Memory, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Autism, Cause and Effect apps, Choice Making app, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, Game Apps for Special Needs, Graphic Organizer, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Memory, Mental Health, Middle School, Note Taking, Occupational Therapy, OCR, Photo Editing, Post secondary, Reading, Sensory Apps, Special education, Spell Checking, Story Telling, Transitions, Uncategorized, Word Prediction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

How Memory Works & Ways to Improve Your Memory – Are There Apps for That?

This infographic, “How Memory Works” reminds us of the stages of memory for learning to occur. As OT’s, teachers, therapists, or parents, a good working memory is necessary for learning to occur and for recall of  all of our day to day … Continue reading

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My Little Suitcase – Memory Board Game – Gone Free from Grasshopper Apps!

Those busy folks at Grasshopper Apps just keep developing! Here is another app gone free from them… My Little Suitcase – Memory Board Game for iPad only, now free.  Here is their description of the app: The premise of the … Continue reading

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