Tag Archives: iPad apps

Emotions Apps

Are you working with students who need help with identifying emotions in themselves, others or awareness of their emotions? Working with students with Autism, the need for emotional awareness in themselves and of others is important. Often a struggle with students … Continue reading

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Alligator Apps

Alligator Apps produces educational apps for preschool and primary aged students. One of their new apps is Mini Adventures – Animals providing beautiful real life pictures of animals with options of videos of the animals within the app. Animals are arranged also by A-Z for … Continue reading

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Cause Effect Apps

As a OT, the skills and ages of  the students you service can vary tremendously.  You may be supporting students accessing the regular education curriculum to students working on life skills or basic of cause and effect skills. They can be young or older … 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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Drawing Apps

Drawing Apps are readily available for the iPad, iPod and iPhone and are a natural fit for a capacitative screen on a mobile device. Used for scribbling, drawing, writing, stamping or writing messages – there are many uses for drawing apps! Here … Continue reading

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Leisure Apps for Student with Multiple Special Needs

The iPad brings so many opportunities to our students with significant needs. I have the opportunity to work with a high school student in a multi-categorical classroom who has a dedicated iPad with Proloquo2go as her communication device. Setting up the … 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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Even More Fine Motor Apps

A couple of my really favorite apps that are fun, promote fine motor and visual perceptual skills are My Underwear and Sam Phibian. My Underwear is an arcadish game with activities of catching underwear, matching colored underwear or patterns of underware … Continue reading

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Finding Apps for Special Needs

Finding suitable apps can be a timely process much less really knowing what their capabilities are. How do you find them? Knowing trusted websites that regularly review apps is invaluable.  A few of my favorites are listed below. The sites review … Continue reading

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