Category Archives: Pediatrics

Brain Works Apps Reduced

Brain Works app, for iPhone and iPad is at a reduced price 4.99 (originally 8.99). Created by Occupational Therapist, Gwen Wild of Sensational Brain.com,  the app  supports users with sensory modulation challenges by providing a selection of sensory diets following choice of environment … Continue reading

Posted in App Rubric, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Customizable app, Emotions, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, School Based Interventions, Self Care, Self-regulation, Sensory Apps, Sensory Apps for ASD, Special education, Special Needs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer Tip and Trick for Managing Screen Time for iOS

Summer is finally here and that means more free time for kids. How will they spend their time? Playing outdoors doing physical activities? Spending sometimes doing hands-on learning with real things and or friends? Helping by doing some chores? More screen … Continue reading

Posted in iOS, iPad, iPad Management, iPhone, iPod, Mobile Device Use, Pediatrics | 4 Comments

Toca Mini – Gone Free

Toca Mini , a relatively new app for iPad and iPhone developed by the folks at Toca Boca is currently free (regularly 2.99). Developed for 6-8 year olds, Toca Mini  app provides a tools to design a creature with facial parts … Continue reading

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Dexteria App for Android on Sale

Dexteria app is a familiar app used by OT’s and teachers for visual motor and fine motor skill development is now available for Android. The developer, Binary Labs has reduced it to 2.99 for a limited time in the Google Play Store … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Fine Motor Development, Finger Isolation, iPad, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Rehabilitation, School Based Interventions, Summer Programming Suggestions, Visual Motor | Leave a comment

Eye Training Apps from Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired

Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired I often just stumble upon apps when scouring for specific apps for client or students I work with. Apps developed by the Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired were those … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Cognitive Impairment, Customizable app, Early Childhood, iPad, Low Vision/ Blindness, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Special education, Vision | Leave a comment

Writing Wizard

Writing Wizard app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) developed by L’ Escapadou.com (developer of Word Wizard app), is another letter formation app (how many can you have??) that provides great options to support practice of specific curriculum fonts: Zaner Bloser DeNealian Handwriting Without Tears This … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Handwriting, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Letter Formation, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Writing | Leave a comment

OT with Apps mTool Kit List – OT Admin Apps 1-5-2014

If you work with adults or pediatrics, the link below provides apps for only administrative tasks such as documentation, evaluation, patient/client education or utilities that may come in handy! Apps for iOS (Apple) and Android devices for Occupational Therapy Practitioners are … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Medical, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation, School Based Interventions, Special education, Therapist/Teacher Tools, Utility | Leave a comment