Tag Archives: Learning Disability

Voice Dream Writer App Available !

Voice Dream Writer app (9.99) developed by Winston Chen was released this past week. Also the developer of Voice Dream Reader app (iPhone/iPad), Winston Chen has been dedicated to improving and offering features in his Reader app for individuals with … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, High School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Language Arts, Post secondary, Spell Checking, Text to Speech, Universal Design for Learning, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Brain Break Resources for the Classroom and in Therapy

Brain Breaks Research on the benefits of exercise on learning have long been established (Jensen, 2003; Medina, 2008). Brain breaks are just one form of those used in classrooms. Brain breaks have implications for students with special needs such as … Continue reading

Posted in Android, Clinic Based Interventions, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Emotions, Focused attention, iPad, iPhone, Mental Health, Middle School, Mobile Device Use, Movement, Movement Apps, Occupational Therapy, Primary Grades, Research, School Based Interventions, Self-regulation, Special education, Special Education Teacher, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Adults with LD, Android, Apps for Special Needs, Book, Differentiation, Google Docs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Mobile Device Use, Print Disabled, Reading, Text to Speech | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Apps Gone Free Today – FotoMed HD

Here are a couple of notable apps gone free today (limited time) that might come in handy in your OT mTool Kit: FotoMed HD app for iPhone and iPad (regularly 1.99) provides a pocket medical reference with images, definitions and links to … Continue reading

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Mirror Case for iPad

Do you or your students/clients have a need to take pictures or video, take notes and bookmark information on your iPad? The MirrorCase and MirrorCase HD app is a recently developed product that uses the camera  of the iPad to take … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, App Rubric, Apps for Special Needs, iPad, Learning Disability, Multimedia, Note Taking, Note Taking App | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Texthelp Keyboard (Beta) for Android

As an iOS iPhone and iPad/iPod user for the past few years, Android device use and apps are not real familiar to me. I have a Toshiba Thrive I have used but keeping up with apps for one platform much less … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Android, Android Management, App Reviews, Apps for Special Needs, Communicaton, Computer Utilities, Keyboard, Text to Speech, Word Prediction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

iAnnotate PDF App – On Sale

iAnnotate PDF App, developed by Branchfire, Inc. is currently on sale for 1.99 (not sure how long!),  regularly 9.99. A PDF management app, iAnnotate’s features are numerous and well suited to students in upper elementary through secondary school: Annotate with text … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Dysgraphia, High School, iOS, iPad, Learning Disability, Middle School, Note Taking, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment