Tag Archives: Self-regulation

Brain Works Apps Reduced

Brain Works app, for iPhone and iPad is at a reduced price 4.99 (originally 8.99). Created by Occupational Therapist, Gwen Wild of Sensational Brain.com,  the app  supports users with sensory modulation challenges by providing a selection of sensory diets following choice of environment … Continue reading

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More Brain Break Resources

Your Therapy Source is a rich website and blog with an incredible amount of therapy ideas, forms and research information developed by Margaret Rice. I admire her extensive resources and her blog which provides great ideas and research related to … Continue reading

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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

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Technology for Self – Regulation

In an article, Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism (Lewis Stokes, 2014), autism consultant, Susan Lewis Stokes shares technology for self-regulation for students with autism. Self-regulation of emotions is defined as the ability to calm yourself down when … Continue reading

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Track & Share app

Are you familiar with Autism Tracker Pro? Track & Share app is the twin sister of Autism Tracker Pro just with different graphics and listed items. Since it is customizable, Track & Share allows you to track goals and items on students or … Continue reading

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More Noise Regulation Apps

Review of the TooNoisey app generated a few comments about possible use in classrooms along with additional apps that may help with noise regulation issues. Kim Wiggins shared a few more apps she has used for noise regulation issues: Quiet, Please! for iPhone and … Continue reading

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Autism 5 – Point Scale EP App

Autism 5 -Point Scale EP is a free app for iPhone and iPad developed by the Autism Society of Minnesota. Ms. Van Dixhorn, EBD teacher at the Sheboygan Falls Middle   this app with me as an app to help with the programming of a student … Continue reading

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