Category Archives: Occupational Therapy

Looking for Flexible, On Demand OT Continuing Education?

There are many continuing education opportunities available for OT’s with many online opportunities. Several months ago I subscribed to Occupational Therapy.com for an annual fee of $99. The continuing education and have had positive experiences with the courses enrolled. As … Continue reading

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Back to School Apps – What’s in Your OT eTool Kit?

Wow, summer is almost over and it is back to school time! Are you thinking about the tools you need as you head back to school? As I head back to school, expecting a caseload of young learners, I consider … Continue reading

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Reveal, A Wareable Band the Records Physiological Responses to Anxiety

Awake Labs, is developing an electronic band that to help children on the Autism Spectrum. Currently an Indiegogo project, wearable measures and tracks anxiety to understand behavior and predict behavior meltdowns. Called Reveal, this project is projected for commercialization in … Continue reading

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What Styluses are Available for Mobile Devices Presently?

 What styluses are available these day? Questions about styluses are often posted. Styluses have come and gone  with some reappearing after reorganization of some of the vendors. Here is a review of some favorite styluses for big and little fingers … Continue reading

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AWARE App – Creating Location Services Indoors

We are all familiar with GPS systems and most likely use it regularly to assist with locating businesses, homes and other attractions by address or GPS guides us to an address  or location, an essential tool for those of us who travel to and … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Activities of Daily Living, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Assistive Technology, Environmental Control, Intellectual Disability, Low Vision/ Blindness, Maps, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Special Needs, Uncategorized, Wearable technology | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On the Cheap – Adjustable Stand for Your Computer, Keyboard and Mouse

Portable, Adjustable Computer/Keyboard/Mouse Stand Looking for a inexpensive sit to stand solution for positioning a keyboard, laptop or mobile device? I  recently purchased the   Readaeer ® stand,  a portable,  adjustable computer /keyboard and mouse stand as a sit to stand component … Continue reading

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JACO KINOVA Robotic Arm

KINOVA JACO ²Robotic Arm An amazing robotic assistive arm from KINOVA Robotics. See it in action: For more information or to see other user applications visit the Kinova Robotics Website. Think of the potential. As OT’s I expect we all … Continue reading

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