All About Apps for (Special) Education. I keep finding more and more excellent resources around using iPads, iPods and Apps in (Special) education and wanted to share some of my favourite links with you.
The first comes from the great Victorian Government site called Ipads for Education . There are a number of resources in the support section, including the handout ‘iPads in Special Education’ . Apps are grouped into topic areas, such as Organisational Apps, Writing Apps and Maths Apps and are rated at different levels. Another good resource is a handout from Bridget Gilormini at the Simon Technology Center. . ‘ covers resources for finding App reviews, accessories and blogs which provide information about Apps. Another resource, which I was very excited to find, is a series of excellent handouts by the people at inov8 Educational Consulting. . “. Technology in (SPL) Education.
Apps & Autism. Personal-Communication-Passports-Photo-Story-Apps-and-Visual-Scenes-Apps-for-iPad. iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android Apps for Speech Therapists. Educational iPad Apps - A4CWSN.com. 10 Websites to Find Special Needs Apps for the iPad & iPhone. This post is part Five of the Special Needs iPad & App Series.
In only one year the Apple iPad has revolutionized the tech industry. 15 Million iPads have been sold and estimates are that within the next 3 years over 115 million tablets will be shipped. Dozens if not hundreds of applications have been created that enhance the quality of life for individuals with all types of disabilities. This has lead Apple to create a special education section in the App Store. To try and make sense of all of this we have put together a nine part series on the iPad and useful applications. In part four we discussed 11 Social Skills & Life Skills Apps in iPad App Store This week we bring you: Education - Special Education.
Special Education Apps. Special Education Apps for iPad. Add In my classroom , I was blessed to have students from amazingly diverse backgrounds and with an array of skills and strengths. I worked relentlessly to build in supports and foster an inclusive community for all of my students. This meant cutting, laminating, velcro-ing, washing, re-making, and constructing what felt like a million supportive learning devices for my students with and without special needs. Now, having an iPad, I often play around with apps that I realize would have been incredibly beneficial for my students with special needs. Continuing with our Education Apps for iPad series, here are some apps grouped by category that students, parents, and teachers can leverage to support all learners!
Communication Proloquo2Go . Grace . iConverse . iConverse is a simpler and cheaper AAC device that focuses on basic needs. TapToTalk . iCommunicate . Behavior First Then Visual Schedule . AutismXpress . CBTReferee . Earn It Stars . Special Needs Apps for Kids. Complete Guide to educational and special needs apps, complete list at One Place for Special Needs.
Complete guide to educational and special needs apps With over 300,000 apps it's easy to become overwhelmed by the number of app choices.
It's also easy to spend a small fortune on a lot of useless apps. As a special needs parent I wanted to get right to the "good stuff" and figured you did too. Check out our guide that breaks down the best of the apps by skill set so you can easily find and buy apps that most benefit your child. Great for kids with autism, ADHD, apraxia, learning disability, sensory issues and more. By Dawn Villarreal, One Place for Special Needs Android apps (all) Android does not have the nice interface of iTunes for viewing apps on the Internet as opposed to your device.
Aphasia appsApps specific to those with aphasia Apraxia appsApps specific to those with Childhood Apraxia of Speech Articulation appsApps that focus on articulation. Auditory memory apps Auditory memory is the ability to remember what you heard. Autism appsApps specific to those on the autism spectrum. Special Education Apps. Complete Guide to educational and special needs apps, complete list at One Place for Special Needs.
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education. iPads in Schools. iPad Apps for Kids with Special Needs. iPod Touch/iPhone App Round Up for Users with Significant Disabilities and Those who Teach Them.
Updated June 19, 2010 Please note YGWYPF notation means "You get what you pay for!
"T&T means the blog author uses this applicationBIC is Best in Category, based only on the authors impression, no other criteria are in play * means that the app has been used by the author. Special Needs iphone/ itouch apps.