Category Archives: Word Work

First Words Valentine App

First Words Valentine is a free app for iPhone/iPad providing basic vocabulary for Valentines Day. Learning Touch ‘s First Words Valentine is one of more than 10 other First Words apps providing interaction with vocabulary words for iDevices. First Words Valentine provides 8 holiday … Continue reading

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Adapting Worksheets for Students with Poor Handwriting Using Your iPad

Do you have students whose handwriting legibility interferes with their production of written work? Is it hard to decipher what they write? As OT’s or teacher’s of special needs students with handwriting legibility challenges, there are many different low tech to … Continue reading

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DDT Words – Dr. Gary Brown’s Discrete Trial Training app

DDT Words for iPad/iPhone app  is one of a series of apps developed by Dr. Gary Brown using Discrete Trial Training, an ABA treatment method. This free version includes 39 sight words for preschool children and provides customization of word … Continue reading

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Word Games Part 1: Word Search from Sarah DeBellis

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
Wordsearch (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Playing games with words is not only fun but can help your children (and you) to practice spelling and to develop your vocabulary. Personally, I love word games and…

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Little Stars Word Wizard App – Gone Free

Little Stars Word Wizard   is another Innovative Mobile App(Grasshopper/Alligator Apps developers) providing beginning phonemic practice  offered free for a short time (48 hours).! Compatible with iPhone/iPad, this app features 150 – 3 letter words requiring identifying first, middle and last letter consonant … Continue reading

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Sentence Maker App

Grasshopper Apps, one of my favorite app developers, has developed Sentence Maker app and it is currently gone free! Sentence Maker App , similiar to Grasshopper’s Little Speller app, is an app that provides opportunities for 2, 3, 4 and 5 word … Continue reading

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