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Handwriting Apps. Low-tech writing aids at Kaboodle. Top 6 Assistive Communication Technology. For the latest and greatest in assistive communication technology, we went to the experts.

Top 6 Assistive Communication Technology

Here are some of the newest and hottest devices on the market for a wide spectrum of communication needs, according to the professionals at the Utah Center for Assistive Technology. • - A pen with eyes, ears and a brain. It records and links audio to everything you see, hear and write, so you never miss a word. $149 to $249. • - Music, video, games and a full featured communication solution for people who have difficulty speaking. Ipod Touch – $199; Proloquo2go- $189. • - A literacy suite of the most popular assistive technology accommodations, including a text reader, graphic organizer, talking word processor, and word prediction (applications also available separately) . • . Special Education Law Blog. MyStudyBar « What is MyStudyBar?

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New version released : Go to the Download page to get the latest version of MyStudyBar MyStudyBar is a tool which helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing. The tool consists of a set of portable open source and freeware applications, assembled into one convenient package. Easy to install, simple to use, handy and effective, MyStudyBar provides comprehensive learning support at the desktop, where it is needed.

And if this is not already attractive enough, a further eye-catching feature of MyStudyBar is that it is completely FREE to download and free to use. Although MyStudyBar is designed to support learners with literacy-related difficulties such as dyslexia, the toolbar can offer potential benefits to all learners. Features of MyStudyBar MyStudyBar puts a whole range of individual and essential tools at your fingertips. Download Free Knit Patterns - Free Knitting Patterns. Directory of Free, Online Knitting Patterns by Category. Knit Patterns by Kathy North. Baby Earflap Hat. Baby Earflap Hat printer-friendly version Baby/Toddler size Materials: 3-ply baby sport or DK weight yarn: 2-color hat: 50 yds. solid contrast color (CC), 100 yds. variegated yarn main color (MC) -OR- For 1-color hat: approx. 150 yds. total main color MC Size 6 needles (16” circular) and set of size 6 double-point needles (dpn) Size G crochet hook Gauge: size 6 needles: 11 stitches = 2” (5.5 stitches = 1”) First earflap: With solid contrast color (CC), cast on 4.

Baby Earflap Hat

Second earflap: Work same as first earflap but leave sts on needle at end of last row. Joining row: Work across sts of second earflap already on needle, then with backwards loop method, cast on 20 sts (for front of hat). Knit 1 round, placing a marker at center back point (there should be 7 sts on each side of marker at back of hat between earflaps). Work in stockinette stitch (knit every round) for remainder of hat. Begin decreases (note: change to dpn when stitches no longer fit comfortably on the circular needle): Knit 3 rnds. Newly Added Free Knitting Patterns. Knitting Any Way for  Fiber Tips, Tools and Accessories. Wool Felt Beads - easy and fun to make - many styles. Wool felt beads are probably the easiest felted item to make.

Wool Felt Beads - easy and fun to make - many styles.

Well, I suppose the rope is easiest as there's no cutting involved. All you need to get started is some merino wool fiber (maybe a few colors depending on what you want to make), a bar of soap, hot water and your hands! There are several styles you can try. Here are just a few ideas to get you going, then you can experiment for yourself with colors and shapes. We'll start with a few single color wool felt beads just now. Pull off piece of wool fiber and fluff it or tease it apart with your fingers.Push the fiber into a wad that that you can hold in one hand orlayer the fiberthen roll it up gently - shorter lengths are easier to manage.Wet your hands with warm water one by one, then begin to roll thefiber back and forth between your hands to form a rope. What could be easier? You could try makingfelted snakes now too. Find out how to make larger flat pieces of felt by hand. Have you tried felting wool in your washing machine? Winter Patterns. Bev's Winter Gearfor ALLFree patterns for hats, mittens, scarves, socks, sweaters, shawls and more!

Winter Patterns

Search Bev's Country Cottage coding: (C)= crochet (K)= knit (MK) Machine knit (S)=sewing (L) Round knitting loom BEV's Personal Winter Patterns AfghansHatsHeadbandsLegwarmers ~ arm/wrist warmers Mittens/Gloves/wristwarmersPrayer Shawls and PonchosScarves/nose warmers Sewing patterns SweatersSlippers Socks USA Troops patternsBev's 'How to make a TWISTY FRINGE! ' Mobilelearning4specialneeds - Video Case Studies.