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11 best Android learning apps. 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. Included are apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and some Android apps. Get started right now by clicking on a category. 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. Other resources. 35 of the best free Android apps. Resource. 10 Alternative Apps to Penultimate | feature comparison guide. Apps to Use as Student ePortfolios. I have yet to find the perfect Digital Portfolio app that I think I would use exclusively in a Visual Arts class.

Some apps can be used as graphic portfolios or as beautiful sketchbooks, others are great at sharing. Not all of the apps available are great at all of these things. I have spent a heap of time trying to find one and would be more than happy for someone to send me the name of one they are using successfully. Having said that the following are apps that I would consider using; Evernote: FREE Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go. Paper: FREE Paper is an easy and beautiful way to create on iPad. Students Find Ways To Hack School-Issued iPads Within A Week : All Tech Considered.

Hide captionCustomers test out iPad minis on display in Los Angeles. Students who received free iPads from the Los Angeles Unified School District in a deal with Apple are finding ways to use them for more than just classwork. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Customers test out iPad minis on display in Los Angeles. Students who received free iPads from the Los Angeles Unified School District in a deal with Apple are finding ways to use them for more than just classwork. Los Angeles Unified School District started issuing iPads to its students this school year, as part of a $30 million deal with Apple. The rollout is in the first of three phases, and ultimately, the goal is to distribute more than 600,000 devices. But less than a week after getting their iPads, almost 200 of the districts' high school students found a way to bypass software blocks on the devices that limit what websites the students can use.

Roosevelt High School in East LA has the most offenders. Useful Bookmarklets for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Browser. 18 Mar 2013 The most useful iOS bookmarklets for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with instructions on how to install them in your mobile Safari browser. couch mode print story The Safari browser of your iOS device (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) doesn’t support extensions (or add-ons) but you can still add extra functionality to the mobile browser with the help of bookmarklets.

Bookmarklets, if you are new, are like regular bookmarks but instead of opening new websites, bookmarklets are often used to perform actions. In the case of a desktop browsers like Chrome or Firefox, you can simply drag the bookmarklet to the bookmarks toolbar but unfortunately, the Safari browser of your iOS device doesn’t support this style of installation. Just pick any iOS bookmarklet from the drop-down menu below and a bookmark the page in your iOS Safari browser. Next, edit the saved bookmark and remove everything from the URL that’s before the # symbol. Safari Bookmarklets for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch. A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know. At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer?

Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago. iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? It can be confusing, but we’re here to help. iOS 7 has all sorts of nifty little tricks tucked away in places that are in no way immediately obvious, especially if you haven’t followed Tim Cook’s every word along the way. If you’ve been using iOS 7 for a while, you might know some of these. Swipe Down For Search: Gone are the days of having to swipe or tap your way to iOS’ dedicated search page.

You can use Spotlight to quickly search across your device’s apps, emails, and contacts — but curiously, it seems that Apple has removed Spotlight’s ability to search the web. Swipe Up For Toggles: Toggles! (Pro tip: The control panel is available from the lockscreen. Reveal iMessage and SMS Timestamps: Fixing an iPad Home Button. The Home button on my iPad doesn’t work consistently. Since the button is vital to getting around the tablet, can it be easily repaired? If the Home button is acting up, there are a few troubleshooting steps for determining if this is a software or hardware issue before you proceed with any repairs. Apple’s online support guides for the iPad include a five-step plan for unresponsive tablets and instructions for resetting the device, which may help clear up any software glitches with the Home button.

Some iPad owners have claimed that “recalibrating” the Home button helped with their slow-responding hardware. If the Home button’s balkiness seems more mechanical in nature, taking the iPad to the Genius Bar in an Apple Store for diagnosis or exploring Apple’s other service offerings online are among the repair options. Apple has two workarounds in the iOS software that may help in a pinch with an unreliable Home button.

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