Category Archives: Organization

Community Lost & Found – Tiles are Shipping!

An earlier blog post presented the SelfStarter project called Tiles, a small chip developed to help locate misplaced items using a smartphone app.  Considering this as a tool for those with organization challenges (where did I put that??), the Tile offers a few advantages … Continue reading

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Top 10 Apps to Help with Executive Functions

In need of apps to support executive functions for clients, students or yourself? Check out the apps scooped from : http://www.smartappsforspecialneeds.com/2013/12/why-cant-you-be-more-organized-10-apps.html Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Katherine McCloskey scooped this resource of apps for organization. My favorities on this list include … Continue reading

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9 MORE apps to improve organizational skills for LD students

Scooped from: http://www.inov8-ed.com/2013/12/theres-a-special-app-for-that-9-more-apps-to-improve-organizational-skills-for-students-with-learning-disabilities/ Apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities – but we wanted to add 9 MORE for students with learning disabilities. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Here is a re-scoop from Kathleen McClaskey’s Scoop it!. The … Continue reading

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KanPlan App

Familiar with KanPlan app? Are you in need of a text based visual support for students or clients needing structured task lists without images and benefit from an interactive format? KanPlan app might just be the app to use. I first learned about KanPlan app last spring. … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps List for Middle School thru Adult Individuals with Disabilities 10-2013

OT iTool Kit App List for MS thru Adults with Disabilities 10-27-13 – (PDF file). A partial list of apps from the complete OT’s with Apps List, this list focuses on apps in the following categories (not limited to) for iOS … Continue reading

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Apps to Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Apps for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Shopping for some apps to support the needs of individuals with LD who are middle – high school aged or older? Here an updated, downloadable list of preferred apps for reading, writing, organization, reference material, math, concept … Continue reading

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Timers with Elapsed App

Ever need a timer that provides multiple alarms ?     A student that I work with is working on determining his self regulation needs along with completing homework tasks with greater independence using schedules and work choices within his day. Taking a … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List

OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List Updated 6-2-2013 (click on above link for Word doc app list) It’s been a while since the OT’s with Apps mTool Kit list has been updated. Please find this new list at the … Continue reading

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Memory Apps on ADVANCE for Occupational Therapy Practitioners

Memory Apps reviewed on Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners See on Scoop.it – 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

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Google Search for iOS gets Google Now! All the great features of Android… locked in one little app | iMore.com

Use of Google is pervasive, whether personally or in the schools for those who work in a Google schools.  Adding apps, extensions and other functionality to your mobile devices with Google tools can help with efficiency, some basic accessibilty and a host … Continue reading

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