Archive | Assistive Technology

Flipping the Classroom for students with special needs - ATIA 2013

Flipping the Classroom for Students with Special Needs – Our Presentation, Tools and a Case Study

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!

Continue Reading →
Child with iPad

There’s a special app for that – Part 11: Creative apps for digital storytelling

Welcome to Part 11 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 11, we focus on creative apps for digital storytelling. These apps can help teachers and parents start a digital storytelling initiative in their school or home for their students […]

Continue Reading →
World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day 2012

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2nd, part of April’s Autism Awareness Month — an official declaration by the United Nations in 2007. This day encourages individuals across the globe to take measures to raise awareness about the prevalence and rate of autism in our society as well as encourages early diagnosis and early intervention. […]

Continue Reading →
ipad for kids

Apps and software for students with language-based learning disabilities

We recently presented with Kimberly Murphy (@kimberlyslp, a speech and language pathologist) at the Québec Provincial Association of Teachers conference. Our presentation focused on the planning and implementation of new assistive technologies for students with language-based learning disabilities. We created a handout that lists all the apps for language-based learning disabilities in two categories, apps […]

Continue Reading →