Tag Archives: visual communication

It’s April – National OT Month!

 It’s April and time to celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month! To celebrate Occupational Therapy Month, here is a curated list of free or reduced apps that might be a worth considering for your OT mTool Kit (taking advantage of the apps … Continue reading

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OT’s with Apps Workshop: “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit!

Interested in learning about apps related to school based Occupational Therapy intervention and administrative tasks? Join OT’s with App’s for “Apps and Application for Your School Based OT mTool Kit” August 7th & 8th ! Registration Information For more information visit … Continue reading

Posted in Apps for OT's, Continuing Education, Occupational Therapy, Pediatrics, Pre-writing, Primary Grades, Print Disabled, Productivity apps, Rest and Sleep, School Based Interventions, Self Care, Self-regulation, Sensory Apps, Sensory Apps for ASD, Social Skills, Special education, Text to Speech, Video Modeling, Visual Communication, Visual Motor, Visual Perception, Voice Recognition, Word Prediction, Work Flow, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Executive Function Planning Apps for the Visual and Auditory Learner

Executive Function Planning Apps Executive functioning is described in many ways, however, in many of our students or clients we work with we see in their difficulty with planning, behavior control/regulation, organization and thinking skills. Lynn Meltzer in her book, Executive … Continue reading

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Visual Schedules Apps for Students with ASD

As Autism Awareness Month is a few days away, creating an awareness and understanding of autism as the incidence continues to increase. Also important for those of us working with students with ASD is understanding and using evidence based practices (EBP) interventions. The … 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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TooNoisy app

  I had the opportunity to attend a Wisconsin DPI Statewide Autism Training,  Advance Level, Addressing Communication taught by Kate McGinnity, Mary Graczk-McMullen and Daniel Parker. So much great information (I wish I could say I was at an advanced … Continue reading

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Apps4Stages Wiki

Looking for apps that fit the characteristics of your students? Familiar with Stages© Framework from Cambium, produced by Madalaine Pugliese? “Stages© framework takes a research-based approach to defining developmentally appropriate observable learner characteristics for each Stage and recommends features to consider … Continue reading

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