Tag Archives: occupational therapy

What’s the Write App?

I was excited to be invited to participate in the Appy Hour at AOTA’s 95th Annual Convention in Nashville Tennessee. So I am enjoying the convention, the speakers and the vendors hall – I can’t believe the all the vendors present! Amazing! Our Appy … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, AT for Handwriting, Dysgraphia, Early Childhood, Handwriting, iPad, Occupational Therapy, Pre-writing, Third Party Keyboards, Word Prediction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

National Occupational Therapy Month – Share Your Favorite OT Resources

April is National Occupational Therapy Month! As OT’s I think we have a lot to celebrate. Growth in jobs continues to expand and as an OT we have many venues that we can specialize in – and all so interesting, in my … Continue reading

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Apps Gone Free !

Here are a few more apps gone free (not sure for how long) that might be useful in your OT mTool Kit. I have not had an opportunity to try them out but they look worthy, plus they are FREE… urTalker Lite … Continue reading

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Autism Month Free Apps

Autism Awareness Month always brings a host of free apps in addition to other apps gone free! Here are a few apps gone free on 4/3/2015 that you might want to consider for your teaching, parent or OT mTool Kit: This for … Continue reading

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Autism Awareness Month 2015

April is Autism Awareness Month and there are always many initiatives occurring to raise awareness. Along with the initiative amazing resources are available on the topic of Autism. Autism Speaks.org is one organization that provides information on ASD including free Tool … Continue reading

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iDo Hygiene App

iDo Hygiene is a new app providing instruction, video and games to learn personal hygiene. Included is an option to create your own images in the 12 hygiene areas. Created by the Center for Educational Technology for individuals with cognitive … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Cognitive Impairment, Developmental Delay, iADL's, iPad, Life Skills, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Self Care, Special education, Special Needs, Visual Communication | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

OT’s with Apps Stylus List

What’s Your Favorite Stylus? Looking for a styluses for a child, mature user, an adaptive stylus, mouth or head stylus? Check out this new curated OT’s with Apps Stylus List, with a dozens of preferred styluses for almost everybody (no … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, Android, Assistive Technology, iPad, Mobility Impairment, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Special education, Special Needs, Stylus, Therapist/Teacher Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Styluses for Therapists and Teachers

Handwriting notes on the iPad is something I typically avoid due to the lack of fluency, accuracy and the large size writing it produces. With most fine tipped styluses costing more than $ 50, I decided I could live without trying out the … Continue reading

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Great Apps from Generous Developers!

A huge thank you to the following app developers for supplying promo codes to OT and PT’s at a recent OT’s with Apps Workshop: Claro Software for providing ClaroPDF apps (2.99) to participants. ClaroPDF (IOS) is an annotation app with text to speech … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for PT's, Apps for Special Needs, Dysgraphia, Education, Handwriting, iOS, iPad, Letter Formation, Special Needs, Therapist/Teacher Tools, Third Party Keyboards | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lanskin Lanyard Skin Case for iPod Touch 5th Gen

Recent assessment of a client with memory challenges resulted in needing a tool with numerous vocal reminders and a method to keep the tool with them through part of their daily schedule. An iPod Touch was recommended with use of Aida Reminder app, which … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, Activities of Daily Living, Assistive Technology, iPod, iPod/iPad Accessory, Memory, Occupational Therapy, Organization, Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vocation | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments