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Special education search. By age. Literacy. ATLA's Assistive Technology Blog. Lillie's Pad - Your Special Needs Resource for the iPad and iPhone - Blog. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education. Speech and Language Apps IconApp Title App Description ABA FlashCardsIn this set of 52 images, learn actions via text, photo, and realaudio.ArtikPixArtikPix - FullIn the free/full versions, ArtikPix has flashcard and matchingactivities with 913 possible double-sided cards to practicespeech articulation in words and sentences.CommunicationSkills HDVisual modeling of communication skills.DAF AssistantDelayed auditory feedback and frequency shifting to helpimprove stuttering.EverydaySocial Skills HDVisual modeling of social skills.DecibelOn devices with a built-in mic, shows decibel level.

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education

Apps for Homeschooling - App Reviews, App News, and the Best Apps for Your Homeschool. Fun Educational Apps: Best Apps for Kids Reviews iPad / iPhone / iPod. Kathy Casey's iPad Resources Collection on Pearltrees. I have posted about Pearltrees before, it is an app that allow you to collect, curate, make connections and then share sites, blogs, articles or websites around similar ideas or concepts.

Kathy Casey's iPad Resources Collection on Pearltrees

I said at the time that I liked this concept because it was such a visual interface and that it allowed the viewer to see the physical links between ideas. I found this one the other day and was impressed with the quality of the links. Kathy Casey has obviously spent a good deal of time collecting great resources for using the iPads in the classroom. This is the sort of curation and sharing that Pearltrees was designed for and Kathy has certainly used it well. Make sure you also have a look back up the tree as she also has some great resources around; 21st Century Learners, Technology to Promote Thinking and Differentiation. The Special Needs iPad & App Series. Click on the image to view full graphic (source: 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.

The Special Needs iPad & App Series

When the iPad was launched there was a lot of talk of what exactly it would be used for. Movies, games, school work and social networking where all mentioned as possibilities. What no one foresaw including Steve Jobs himself was the use of the iPad for special education. One year later dozens if not hundreds of applications have been created that enhance the quality of life for individuals with all types of disabilities. To try and make sense of all of this we have put together a nine part series on the iPad and useful applications. iPad Apps. Witchemina – Interactive Children’s Story – iPad App Review. By Cristi | July 20, 2011 | No comment yet Black Dog Books has once again hit the App Store and this time they have ventured away from the Violet series and introduced a new interactive children’s storybook app called Witchemina . Written and illustrated by Allison Keeme, Witchemina is the story of a “sweet and gentle little witch” who thinks and acts much differently than traditional witches.

Witchemina lives in a dark and mucky swamp together with her sisters and while they spend their time casting spells and boiling brews, she enjoys much different interests like drawing portraits of friends, casting good spells and baking chocolate chip cookies. But, more than anything else, Witchemina likes to garden and works very hard to turn ugly weeds into flowers. Kids will enjoy this original story about a nice little witch and stay busy with the 40+ pages it offers.

Technology in (SPL) Education. There’s A Special App For That. iResources. Eric Sailers.


Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism. Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism Updated February 7, 2011 Behavior Assessment Pro by Vermont BehavioralSolutions, LLC [iPhone\iPod Touch, $24.99] BehaviorTrackerPro by Marz Consulting Inc.

Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism

[iPhone\iPod Touch, $29.99] Interval Minder by Notchland Labs, LLC[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99] Apps & Autism. Apps & Autism some info about...

Apps & Autism

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android Apps for Speech Therapists. Sunny ArticulationPhonologyTest TheSunny Articulation Testcan be used to identifyarticulation errors patterns in children as well as adults.

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android Apps for Speech Therapists

TheSunny Articulation Test (SAT) is an individually administeredclinical tool for screening, identification, diagnosis and follow-up evaluation of articulation skills in English speaking individuals. $49.99iPhone,iPodtouchiPads/z S/Z Ratio is an evaluation utility for speech-languagepathologists who provide assessment and/or treatment toclients with voice disorders.With a built-in stopwatch feature, S/Z Ratio allows for thetiming of a client ʼ.

Apps in Education. "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly": A Fantastic AAC App Spreadsheet. Nick Weiland, an Assistive Technology Consultant at Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence, in Columbus Ohio has created a fantastic spreadsheet on AAC apps entitled " AAC Apps: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly -‐ Fall 2011" .

"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly": A Fantastic AAC App Spreadsheet

Check it out! Apps for kids with special needs. Language Arts Apps. Language Arts apps can cover a wide range of topics.

Language Arts Apps

They can be ebooks, dictionaries, document and text editors, and other apps. Ebooks can contain video files or animation to help tell a story. Some ebooks are self readers, and other will read the story to you. There are several variations between self reader and read to you story. Multi-Book Readers Single Book Reader. Apps For The Blind And Visually Impaired: iPad/iPhone Apps AppList. Middle School – Reading Comprehension Apps for special needs children by Nancy Barth. iPad Apps & Resources for People With Autism. iPod Touch & iPad Resources.

iPads for Education. Education Apps Personal/Organisational Learning Focus Use this app to familiarise students with the iPad and apps.

iPads for Education

Students are learning to... Use this app to introduce students to the iPad features, capabilities, controls and other useful apps. Year levels Primary Secondary Tags communication, planning. Educational iPad Apps - Special Needs Apps for Kids. Evaluation Rubric for Educational Apps. Harry Walker is the principal of Sandy Plains Elementary School in Baltimore County, Maryland. Fourth and fifth graders at the school are piloting one-to-one computing with iPod touches. In addition, Harry is a doctoral student at John Hopkins University. He's investigating the impact of iPod touch on student achievement. One of his challenges is wading through the huge number apps available. He's crafted a rubric to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of an app in terms of how it may impact student achievement.

Harry is looking for feedback about his rubric. Don't forget there's a great app review community at where educators review educational apps. Review of apps for Occupational Therapists. Technology in (SPL) Education. Pre-K Letters and Numbers Pro for Teachers. Excellent for learning Upper and Lowercase letters. your child learns how to trace each letter by following numbers.

It then has the phonic of that letter and a picture and word starting with each letter. 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. APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps. Teachers with Apps - Because Not All Apps are Created Equal. Special Education Apps. Hottest Apps used by 
Apple Distinguished Educators.