Tag Archives: Sensory Apps

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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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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Apps for Regulation for Individuals with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorders

Do you have students who benefit quiet, self regulation activities on the iPad? As an OT working with a variety of students, many who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, having regulation apps on my iPad seem to be a must … Continue reading

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New App! Zones of Regulation App!

Originally posted on Jill Kuzma's SLP Social & Emotional Skill Sharing Site:
I wanted to take a moment to highlight a FABULOUS, must-have app for both iOS and Android platforms to go with the curriculum, The Zones of Regulation! …

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Creating Relaxation Slide Shows on your iPod Touch

Looking for a fast easy way to create a relaxation slide show with favorite pictures and music on your iPhone/iPod without purchasing music or an app? The iPod Touch is a great personal device for students or clients to aid self-regulation. … Continue reading

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BrainWorks App – A Sensory Diet Tool

BrainWorks app (11.99) for iPad and iPhone was developed by Occupational Therapist, Gwen Wild of SensationalBrain.com! to provide sensory diets menus for children and teens. Customizable, this app can manage an unlimited number of users and provide in app activity choices as well as customized … Continue reading

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Miracle Modus App for Relaxation and Calming

Miracle Modus app (free) for iPhone/iPad and for Android,  is a really interesting app developed by an individual who enjoys patterns  and mathematical calculations. After diving under the hood I found this apps development and features to offer more than what just … Continue reading

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White Noise + App Gone Free and White Noise, Pink Noise and Brown Noise

White Noise + App for the iPhone and iPad has currently gone free (normally 1.99 – and as always when the price will change is a mystery). I would consider this a sensory, relaxation, mental health app used for with a variety of students … Continue reading

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Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box App

Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box (1.99) for iPhone and iPad was created for a group of teenagers with complex needs including visual impairment, autism and developmental disabilities. With 21 different scenes with abstract visuals and quality audio the app … Continue reading

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4th of July Fireworks Apps – (but don’t forget the ear muffs)!

Whether celebrating the 4th of July in the US or planning for an outdoor fireworks show elsewhere, here are a few app that might entertain or forecast a firework event for individuals with special needs. Thanks to Digital Storytime for their review of … Continue reading

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