Tag Archives: iPod

Toca Boca Builders – Free (for a limited time)

For those that work with preschool to early elementary aged students, Toca Boca is a familiar name for the creative apps they produce. For a limited time, their app Toca Builders (iPhone/iPad) is free. Developed with 6-8 year olds in mind, … Continue reading

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ER Browser – The Mobile Web Browser for Dyslexia & Visual Stress

ER Browser app for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (.99) provides a web browser with choices of color background, font size and type and simplifies the content on your devices for those with experiencing visual discomfort and difficulties. Created for … Continue reading

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Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc.

I just received the Ergo Stylus from The Pencil Grip Inc. folks, and I am excited to trial this stylus having used The Pencil Grip , as my favorite utensil grip, with many, many kids for all kinds of tools (pencils, pens, crayons, markers, pencil … Continue reading

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Moose Math – A New Duck Duck Moose App

The folks at Duck Duck Moose develop great, classic preschool and primary skill apps. Among their apps are the classic Wheels on the Bus, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Old MacDonald and Baa Baa Black Sheep as well as their other preschool apps as Draw and Tell, Fish School … Continue reading

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Apps Gone Free for Your OT or Teaching mTool Kit

iOSnoops is one of my resources for finding free, sale or new apps. This mornings finds on iOSnoop include a couple of apps gone free that might be worth perusing or even cleaning off a few other apps to make room … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Cause and Effect apps, Drawing, Early Childhood, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, School Based Interventions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Back to School Apps for OT/PT Administration – iConnect – Notes Edition

Looking for an app to manage your case load of OT/PT/SLP students information and compile notes and treatment artifacts (pictures, etc.)? There are a number of general note taking/ note management apps that can work for organization of client/student information (e.g. Notability, Awesome … Continue reading

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Co:Writer App Available

Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It’s gone mobile – the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chance to work with it yet, here are some … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, AT for Handwriting, Customizable app, Elementary School, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Middle School, Occupational Therapy, School Based Interventions, Spell Checking, Text to Speech, Word Prediction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Irlen Syndrome – Is There an App for That??

Irlen Syndrome – Is There an App for That??? Recently I had the opportunity to be trained as an Irlen Screener by Irlen Diagnostician, Judy Palapala of the Irlen Clinic of the Twin Cities. Having worked with both students and adults … Continue reading

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Cut the Buttons App

Cut the Buttons is a free app (but with in app purchases) for iPhone and iPad that actually resembles a fine motor task. Promoting use of the iPad as a fine motor tool stretches my professional sense of what fine motor involves … Continue reading

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Summer Road Trip Apps – Gone Free (and other road trip games)!

What to do with the kids in the car on a road trip? Have a summer road trip coming up? There are many fun road trip activities to engage a whole family when riding in the car. Here are some … Continue reading

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