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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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OT’s with Apps @ School Workshop 1 & 2 – A Big Thanks to All!

A BIG Thank – You from Erin and I to the participants of the OT’s with Apps @ School Workshop for enduring 2 days of OT App – lication!  The collective wisdom shared by all OT’s attending  was really fabulous – it is so … Continue reading

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Co:Writer App Available

Familiar with Co:Writer software, the word prediction software from Don Johnston, Inc.? It’s gone mobile – the Co:Writer app is now available for iPhone/iPad (17.99). Although I have not had a chance to work with it yet, here are some … Continue reading

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WriteOnline App

Crick Software has a new iPad app, WriteOnline (28.99) providing writing support : Word Prediction Word Banks (topic and alphabetical) Text to Speech Talking Spell Checker With features similar to their Clicker Docs app, WriteOnline app has a more mature look for middle … Continue reading

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News-2-You App

Do you subscribe to News-2-You in your special education classroom? Have an iPad? Now you can access the weekly News 2 You Newspaper on your iPad.  AssistiveWare and N2Y new free News 2 You app allows you to access your online subscription … Continue reading

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iGet It… Cooking Vocabulary and Create Recipe Photo Sequence Book App

iGet It Apps has developed a new app, i Get… Cooking Vocabulary and Create Recipe Photo Sequence Books for iPhone and iPad (4.99). iGet Cooking provides not only vocabulary support but also the sequential steps of cooking tasks from identifying equipment … Continue reading

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Chillax… with an App!

Chillax app – no it’s not your teenage son or daughter telling you to chill out, but an app that can help you do that all by yourself! Listen to varieties of music and sounds in this free and simple app … Continue reading

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