We thought it was time to start updating our “There’s a Special App for That” posts, just in time for the new year! We’re still using all of the apps we recommended in Part 1 of Apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities – but we wanted to add 9 MORE that […]
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Our “[email protected]” seminar series, focusing on new assistive technologies for students with special needs, will be online this year! We will be offering four webinars that merge inclusive education research and strategies with app selection. We will be focusing on two themes: Using apps to complement reading remediation strategies for both elementary and high school students; […]
The iPad can be a highly effective tool for students with learning disabilities, and more and more apps are targeting areas of need for students in elementary school, high school, and college/university. Here is an updated list of recommended apps for students with learning disabilities that we recently presented at the Learning Disability Association of […]
Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day 2013! We have collected some great resources and new apps for today’s special day.
Looking for resources on flipping the classroom for students with special needs? We have posted our presentation along with flipped classroom tools and a case study from our session at ATIA 2013. Thanks to everyone who attended this great interactive session!
Next week we are on our way to ATIA 2013 in Orlando Florida! We are presenting a session on “Flipping the classroom for students with special needs” and will be tweeting with the hashtag #atia13. Have a look at our post for a quick primer on flipping the classroom…
We wanted to share exciting news for francophone families about a newer AAC app that is available in French, TalkRocket Go, a Canadian app supported by the Ontario Centres of Excellence, the University of Toronto and NSERC.
The Toronto Star is featuring a series, called the “Autism Project” that focuses on the lives of children and families with autism. There are some wonderful videos within the project, and some very informative articles in their series. We brought a few of the highlights together in a post.