Category Archives: Rehabilitation

Caduceus with a SALT Tip – a Highly Adaptable Stylus

I was very excited to receive my order of the SALT stylus tip, a new interchangeable tip for the Caduceus Stylus , made by iFaraday.  The Caduceus Stylus is an appealing stylus featuring a bendable shaft and very light making it well … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, Assistive Technology, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Occupational Therapy, Physical Disability Tool, Rehabilitation, Stylus | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

STAC App for Cognitive Assessment

The STAC (Standardized Touchscreen Assessment of Cognition) App for iPad is an automated screening tool designed by Cognitive Innovation’s Simon Carson, OT/L, MBA and Heather Cole, MA CCC- SLP’s for health care professionals. The iPad app provides self-directed instruction of cognitive  tasks, reducing … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Assessment, Cognitive Impairment, Data Collection, Focused attention, High School, iPad, Medical, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Therapist/Teacher Tools, Traumatic Brain Injury | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

iPod Touch Cases for Work Environments

iPod Touch for Visual Communication at Work Recent evaluations of individuals with disabilities transitioning to employment situations have resulted in recommendations for an iPod Touch. Used for a variety of communication needs, the iPod Touch’s low profile, portability, apps and multimedia tools provides the … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Rehabilitation, Transition, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vocation | 9 Comments

Tablift Stand for Tablets (iPads, Nexus, Dell Venue 8 and more) – Very Cool!

The folks at nbryte generously provided me with a brand spanking new Tablift Stand . Working with a wide variety of clients requires solutions for many different environments. Stands for students tend to be table or desk surfaces whereby stands for adults … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, Android Management, Assistive Technology, Ergonomics, iPad, iPad Management, Rehabilitation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

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

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

Taptool could be “the perfect accessory for heavy touchscreen users”

Check out the video and a review about Taptool at  http://m.androidauthority.com/taptool-326580/ The Taptool is a unique wearable accessory designed to protect our fingers and joints from potential issues caused by prolonged touchscreen use. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Taptool is a … Continue reading

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Skill Training App – Visual Motor Fun!

Looking for a fun and challenging visual motor activity app for your students or adult patients? Check out Skill Training app (look out you might be hooked…)! Skill Training app for iPhone and iPad (2.99) is a visual motor/spatial reasoning app … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Drawing, Elementary School, Game, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Puzzles, Rehabilitation, School Based Interventions, Uncategorized, Visual Memory, Visual Perception | 3 Comments