Tag Archives: Organization

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

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I Forgot to Remember…

I had the opportunity to journey and present at the 2014 AT Across the Lifespan Conference, in Wisconsin Dells this past week. As an ATR staff member , I presented on the topic, “I Forgot to Remember…” ,  providing an basic overview of low to … Continue reading

Posted in Activities of Daily Living, Adults, Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, Elementary School, iPad, iPad Management, iPhone, iPod, Mobile Device Use, Occupational Therapy, Organization, Special education, Special Education Teacher, Special Needs, Therapist/Teacher Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Free Technology for Teachers: Organize Your Thoughts With Google Keep

Source: http://www.freetech4teachers.com Richard Byrne from freetech4teachers.com give a quick overview of Google Keep app for iOS, Android and web based. Another option for organizing ideas, bookmarks and notes that can be accessed on many devices with Internet connection. So many … Continue reading

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Apps to Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Apps for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Shopping for some apps to support the needs of individuals with LD who are middle – high school aged or older? Here an updated, downloadable list of preferred apps for reading, writing, organization, reference material, math, concept … Continue reading

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Timers with Elapsed App

Ever need a timer that provides multiple alarms ?     A student that I work with is working on determining his self regulation needs along with completing homework tasks with greater independence using schedules and work choices within his day. Taking a … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, Adults with LD, App Rubric, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Autism, Cognitive Impairment, Developmental Delay, Free apps, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Life Skills, Occupational Therapy, Organization | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Chore Pad and Little Writer Apps Gone Free for April 20, 2013

Finding free apps always seems like treasure hunting and on iOSnoops today a couple of free treasures can be found: Chore Pad – (free- reduced from 2.99) Assign chores in a list with image support and check off capabilities. Users gain stars as rewards for completion of … Continue reading

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Executive Function Planning Apps for the Visual and Auditory Learner

Executive Function Planning Apps Executive functioning is described in many ways, however, in many of our students or clients we work with we see in their difficulty with planning, behavior control/regulation, organization and thinking skills. Lynn Meltzer in her book, Executive … Continue reading

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Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store

Schedule Planner in the iTunes App Store – reviewed on AT Daily Forget everything you know about Schedule Planner HD – our premium productivity solution has evolved! There’s dozens of all-new features, more ways than ever to stay on top of … Continue reading

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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Calendar and Advanced Visual Schedule Apps for Kids with Special Needs

Kate Ahern reviews a variety of calendars and advanced visual schedule options for special needs students on her blog, Teaching Learners with Special Needs. Her review lists and describes 10 different apps for calendar and visual scheduling suited to students … Continue reading

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Adele ‘s Productivity App Suggestions…

Adele MacNeill, Canadian Occupational Therapist, provided the following extensive comment to the September 1, 2012  post Back to School Apps for Productivity. She provides app suggestions for photo editing (not at all my expertise) which are not only from a voice of experience, but applies shares … Continue reading

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