Tag Archives: Handwriting

Touch and Write – Gone Free!

Touch and Write  is a letter identification and writing app that provides options for early literacy for young learners. Compatible with iPad and currently free, here is a description of the features of this well rated app: 16 different writing … Continue reading

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Write My Name App – New from Project Injini

Thanks to Kathy McNamara who shared this new app by the developers from Project Injini! Write My Name – Available for the iPad (1.99 – introductory price) is described by Injini as supporting children ages 4 through 6 to learn … Continue reading

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Letter School App

Letter School app is another letter/number formation app available for iPhone/iPad (Lite/2.99) that was found by my OT colleague, Erin (nice find Erin!). She rated it as well worth the 2.99 for the choices of handwriting styles of letters (HWT, … Continue reading

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Injini Child Development Game Suite App

Thanks to Molly Shannon for mentioning this app in the Lite version in one of her comments. I had seen this app but shied away from it due to the cost (49.99) not realizing that it came in a Lite-free version. Thank … Continue reading

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Lakeshore Learning Apps Gone Free!

Lakeshore Learning, a company that sells educational materials, is offering three new iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad apps for free until December 30th. The apps are early literacy skill apps focusing on letter formation, phonics, letter identification, vowel sounds and beginning letter … Continue reading

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Intellipad App

The Intellipad App was an exciting find shared by a member of the  Qiat list serv where information is shared by AT gurus. Intellipad App is the first notepad that I have seen that provides basic text to speech capabilities, … Continue reading

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Autism Apps App

Autism App, by TouchAutism was a great free find this week. It is an app that reviews apps that will support individuals with Autism. Although it is listed for Autism, the apps reviewed can benefit individuals with other special needs and … Continue reading

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Apps for Pre-Writing Skill Development

A comment on this blog questioned if there were apps that supported early imitation of lines and shapes also known as pre-writing skills.  My search (which could easily have missing  apps)  found that such apps  seem to be in limited supply! Most of the apps focus on … Continue reading

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More Apps for Developing Fine Motor Skills

Previously I listed a few apps that specifically work on developing fine motor skills in general or apps that also help develop skills to work on the iPod or iPad for students. Here are a few motor to add to … Continue reading

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Handwriting Apps for OT’s

Some of the first apps I explored with students included apps that support handwriting. It has been a high interest for a while to provided a visual, video model of letter formation for individuals with ASD. Allowing students with Autism among others … Continue reading

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