Category Archives: Special Needs

Tarheel Reader makeover and new beaut features | The Spectronics Blog

Tarheel Reader makeover and new beaut features from The Spectronics Blog We’ve blogged in the past about what a fantastic resource Tar Heel Reader is and how you can use this free collection of easy-to-read and accessible books for kids… … Continue reading

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Clicker Docs App

Clicker Docs app (25.99) for iPad, developed by Crick Software , is a new iOS app that provides differentiated writing support for struggling writers. As one of Crick’s  two new apps,  Clicker Docs  provides  text only word banks and word prediction options offering support for primary … Continue reading

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Fish School App

Fish School is an app for your iPad (iOS 3.2 or later) from Duck, Duck Moose currently $1.99.  An app for toddlers and preschoolers, it features colorful fish that swim along and teaches the basics –ABC’s, numbers, and shapes (& … Continue reading

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Creating Relaxation Slide Shows on your iPod Touch

Looking for a fast easy way to create a relaxation slide show with favorite pictures and music on your iPhone/iPod without purchasing music or an app? The iPod Touch is a great personal device for students or clients to aid self-regulation. … Continue reading

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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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Apps4Stages Wiki

Looking for apps that fit the characteristics of your students? Familiar with Stages© Framework from Cambium, produced by Madalaine Pugliese? “Stages© framework takes a research-based approach to defining developmentally appropriate observable learner characteristics for each Stage and recommends features to consider … Continue reading

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Christmas Apps for Fun & Education

It soon will be here, Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah and what apps might help with the celebration and learning? Fun Educational Apps has numerous apps listed for the holidays. Here are some apps that appear appropriate for occupational therapy and educational interventions : … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps iTool Kit Apps List Updated 11-24-12

Here is an update as of November 24, 2012 with a few new apps and categories for  OT’s with Apps  iTool Kit Apps List If you have any problems with the link please send me a comment or contact me! Thank you! … Continue reading

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Panther Technology Black Friday Special Offers

Here are more Black Friday app specials from Panther Technology suite of apps… Don’t forget to get your Panther Apps from the iTunes store today. Discover Panther Technology. Apps are based on Universal Design, to unleash potential for individuals with … Continue reading

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Black Friday iOS App Deals!

Deals! iOSnoops is one of the places I peruse looking for free or reduced apps. The list of free and reduced apps for iOS is exceptionally long today with some great deals on apps. Here are some of the deals that caught … Continue reading

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