Tag Archives: special needs students

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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OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List

OT’s with Apps mTool Kit App List Updated 6-2-2013 (click on above link for Word doc app list) It’s been a while since the OT’s with Apps mTool Kit list has been updated. Please find this new list at the … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Cause and Effect apps, Elementary School, Emotions, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, Game Apps for Special Needs, Geriatrics, Handwriting, Holiday and Special Events, iADL's, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Organization, Self Care, Self-regulation, Sensory Apps, Social Skills, Spelling, Story Telling, Text to Speech, Visual Communication, Visual Memory, Visual Motor, Visual Perception, Voice Recognition, Word Prediction, Word Work, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pictus Kid’s Coloring Book App

Children’s Day (the first Sunday in June) brings some free offers to iTunes store for kids. Pictus – Kids Coloring Book app for iPad is one providing kids of all ages (young and old) coloring activities to occupy them this summer (and all … Continue reading

Posted in Adults, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Drawing, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary School, Fine Motor Development, Free apps, Geriatrics, iPad, Leisure apps, Low Vision/ Blindness, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Special education, Stylus, Visual Motor | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Free Friday Apps for May 24, 2013

Visual timer apps are a staple in my mTool kit. Here are a couple that are free today:   Timer + Touch HD (iPad). This app changes orientation on the iPad  (which is annoying when it doesn’t like the one … Continue reading

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Drawnimal App – Paper Drawing with Your iPad or iPod

Drawnimal App Drawnimal app (1.99) is a new twist for drawing on paper (yes, hard copy paper…) and learning letters with your iPad or iPhone. Yes, this caught my attention also, read on and you’ll understand this new mix of hard copy … Continue reading

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Creating Picture Vocabulary with Read & Write Google Extension

Kurtis Broeg in his blog post “Sharing Picture Vocabulary using Read & Write with Google Extension” provides an explanation and a video demonstrating how to create a picture vocabulary list in Read & Write in Google Chrome. I am thankful to be able … Continue reading

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TapTapSee App

Sometimes it seems just unbelievable what apps can do. I stumbled upon TapTapSee app reviewed on Disabled World by Thomas C. Weiss and just couldn’t resist sharing this incredible app that takes pictures and speaks aloud what the object is. Created … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Activities of Daily Living, Adults with LD, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Low Vision/ Blindness, Mobile Device Use, OCR, Reading, Vision | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment