Tag Archives: special needs students

Rehabilitation Apps for Patients

Rehabilitation Apps RehabCare Advantage in their post shares a list of apps appropriate for patients’ personal use during and after rehabilitation. Some of the apps listed include: Dragon Dictation My Pain Diary My Fitness Pal Read their news for more apps and … Continue reading

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Favourites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader

Favorites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader by Jane Farrall. See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit This is my third blog post about the new look Tar Heel Reader.  I am finding these new features so useful … Continue reading

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Endless Alphabet app

Endless Alphabet app is one of those must have apps if you are working with young children. Free, Endless Alphabet is definitely a bargain and certainly worth an in- app purchase of .99 to remove ads. Child tested, this is a motivating and … Continue reading

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Happy Geese Game Board App

A customizable game board – app??  Happy Geese Game Board App!  Mix Snakes and Ladders and Game of the Goose and you have a differentiated game board – Happy Geese app for young children and children with special needs. Happy Geese … Continue reading

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Putting Tar Heel Reader Books into iBooks – with Speech!

Jane Farrall shares her expertise on “Putting Tar Heel Reader Books into iBooks – with Speech!  In her blog post Jane provides step by step directions on how to import Tar Heel Reader books into iBooks with text to speech … Continue reading

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Bridging Apps – free course on accessibility features on the iPad

Originally posted on rehabgadgets2go:
Bridging Apps is a very useful website on “Bridging the gap between technology and people with disabilities”.  I just received their newsletter, and they are offering a free online course “Free Accessibility Features on the…

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Flummox and Friends

Do you work with older (middle/high school and above) individuals with social and emotional challenges? Are you familiar with Flummox and Friends? No this isn’t an app, but an online show described as an offbeat, live-action comedy designed to help kids … Continue reading

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AppWriter Cloud | LingApps

AppWriter Cloud is a Google extension providing word prediction support for struggling writers. One of the only word prediction apps for Google Chrome, this app fills the need for students familiar or needing word prediction to support spelling challenges when … 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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Free Technology for Teachers: 13 Good Chrome Extensions and Apps for Students and Teachers

Richard Byne reviews 13 Chrome Extensions for student and teachers which include some that are support students with reading and writing challenges. Find his review: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/13-good-chrome-extensions-and-apps-for.html As scooped on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Many of the … Continue reading

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