Category Archives: Visual Perception

iPad Apps for Improving Vision

Originally posted on The VisionHelp Blog:
Not sure of the origin of this iPad app compilation for vision therapy, but plucked it off the VT-OD list serve via Dr. James Henning.  It is well organized, and hopefully you can make…

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Step by Step Drawing App Gone Free (March 27, 2015)!

Free is always fun. Here is another app for young children that is free today (gone free timeline is always a bit of a mystery): Labo Drawing Lesson for iPad (free ) provides step by step lessons on drawing animals, … Continue reading

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Osmo Game System – A Manipulative Gaming System for the iPad!

In July, 2014 a blog post featured the  development of the Osmo Game System using tangible tangram pieces and letter tiles that interact with apps on the iPad. The Osmo Game System is available for iPad 2 and newer and the iPad Mini. With … Continue reading

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Android Apps Gone Free!

Just to be fair, here are a few free Android app with a holiday flare worth checking out: Kids Christmas Connect the Dots Puzzle (free) for Android devices. Basic connect the dots with a Christmas theme.   Christmas Holiday Puzzle … Continue reading

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iOS Apps Gone Free for your OT mTool Kit!

Here are a couple of apps gone free (on 12/13/2014) that might support visual perceptual intervention for younger students: Shapes Memory Match (iPhone/iPad, originally 3.99) is currently free. The app provides preschool activities of shape identification and recognition in a memory … Continue reading

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Irlen Awareness Week Oct 20-24

Do you become distress with bright lights, black print on white paper, experience visual fatigue or experience print that does not remain stable? These are just a few of the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome. Find out more during the Irlen Syndrome … Continue reading

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Ed Emberley’s Shake & Make App – Gone Free

Back in the day when working one on one with students, I loved using Ed Emberley’s books, providing step by step instructions for how to draw all kinds of animals, objects and seasonal themes with students as a visual motor, … Continue reading

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