Tag Archives: Activities of Daily Living

TapTapSee App

Sometimes it seems just unbelievable what apps can do. I stumbled upon TapTapSee app reviewed on Disabled World by Thomas C. Weiss and just couldn’t resist sharing this incredible app that takes pictures and speaks aloud what the object is. Created … Continue reading

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Find the Perfect App

Special Needs Apps Review App search engines for individuals with special needs are fortunately becoming more prevalent, aiding in the search for “just the right app” for your mTool Kit. I recently stumbled upon the Special Needs App Review search engine, a … Continue reading

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email & texting

Ergonomic ideas to prevent repetitive strain injury caused by excessive email and texting from OT Idea.com . Their list is basic for those who know ergonomic principles but always a good reminder, especially in the advent of frequency of use of mobile devices. … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Apps – Georgia Tech’s Tool’s for Life App Database

Georgia Tech has for years been a resource for assistive technology training and research. They recently developed an online searchable data base of apps focused on “Living, Learning, Working and Playing” called Tools for Life. For those of us who are … 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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More Customizable Apps

OT’s with Apps Customizable Apps List Judi Sweeney’s customizable apps list is a great resource for apps that can be modified to support the unique needs of individuals with disabilities for work task at school or independent living or work skills. With … Continue reading

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Educational Apps for Sale…

Educational Apps for Sale  (part of Digital StoryTime) has a few great deals on iPad apps previously reviewed but now at reduced prices:       Book Creator for iPad – (Was 4.99 now 1.99 ) This app allows unlimited creation of books … Continue reading

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