Category Archives: Organization

Chore Pad and Little Writer Apps Gone Free for April 20, 2013

Finding free apps always seems like treasure hunting and on iOSnoops today a couple of free treasures can be found: Chore Pad – (free- reduced from 2.99) Assign chores in a list with image support and check off capabilities. Users gain stars as rewards for completion of … Continue reading

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Executive Function Planning Apps for the Visual and Auditory Learner

Executive Function Planning Apps Executive functioning is described in many ways, however, in many of our students or clients we work with we see in their difficulty with planning, behavior control/regulation, organization and thinking skills. Lynn Meltzer in her book, Executive … Continue reading

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Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store

Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store – reviewed on AT Daily Forget everything you know about Schedule Planner HD – our premium productivity solution has evolved! There’s dozens of all-new features, more ways than ever to stay on top of … Continue reading

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Power Up: Apps for Kids with Special Needs and Learning Differences | Common Sense Media

See on Scoop.it – Apps for Special Education Power Up: Common Sense Media’s guide to nearly 100 great apps for kids ages 2-17 who have special needs and learning differences. See on http://www.commonsensemedia.org

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Can’t Find Your Keys? – Here’s the App for That…

CobraTag App (free for iPhone, iPad and Android) An adult client I evaluated with organizational challenges identified one of the main concerns was locating keys. Although this was not the only area of organizational concern, it was one of the most important … Continue reading

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Preparing Adolescents and Adults for Life – #2

Avi Glick, Director of Preparing Adolescents and Adults for Life (PAAL), presented information about his program at the 2012 Closing the Gap Conference in Minnesota last week. Attending his presentation, I learned about many apps that support students in secondary … Continue reading

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Preparing Adolescents & Adults for Life #1

I had the opportunity of attending the annual Closing the Gap this week in Minneapolis, MN with school district colleagues.  It can be a bit overwhelming going from session to session gleaning new tools, apps and ideas from the technology gurus of the field of … Continue reading

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Back to School Apps for Productivity – What in Your OT iTool Kit?

It is back to school time! You probably have apps for skill development, sensory needs, handwriting or curriculum support for your students, but what productivity or utility apps do you have for your professional use? Productivity or utility apps support tasks such as documentation, … Continue reading

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Organization & Time Management Android Apps for High School and College Students

The previous post “Organization and Time Management  Apps for High School and College Students” on OT’s with Apps brought a comment from a visitor indicating the lack of  suggested apps for Android users. As an iDevice user who is also in charge of managing iDevices in the … Continue reading

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Organization & Time Management iOS Apps for High School and College Students

Organization skills are necessary for  students of all ages and stages. For students transitioning to post secondary education, organizational abilities can be areas of concern as special education teachers, paraprofessionals no longer are available to support the student when they enter college or tech school.  What tools might help students with … Continue reading

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