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Learning: Is There an App For That? – A New Report on Mobile Learning and Young Children

“Learning: Is There an App for That?, a new report by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center (sponsored by the Sesame Workshop), and funded by the US Department of Education presents some interesting findings for the future of mobile devices and educational apps for young children. The report is in three parts: Part one: new trends in smart […]

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Winter 2011 Seminar Series

[email protected] is a new seminar series developed by inov8 Educational Consulting, designed for parents of children with special needs. Our Winter 2011 seminar series: Specialized Software and Mobile Apps for Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities Mobile Communication Tools for Children with Developmental Delay or Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialized Software and Mobile Apps for Elementary Students […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 1: 5 Apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities

Welcome to Part 1 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. Have a look at our others in the series: [catlist id=74 numberposts=-1] As educational consultants, we are always searching for reviews and recommendations for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students […]

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So How Do You Know When Your Child Needs a Speech Device?

LovethatMax is a great blog from a parent’s perspective. Here is a link to a great post on making the decision to try an augmentative communication device and ending up with the iPad and Proloquo2Go. Definitely worth reading. “We jumped on the iPad and the Proloquo2Go app. They’ve been amazing; … Oh, and Max’s speech? It is […]

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Parents Turn to iPad for Speech Therapy –

We’re not having to fight to prove to people that she is a smart little girl anymore, because it’s there once they see her using the iPad,” said Caleigh’s mother, Holly Gray, who said her daughter can use the tablet to identify colors or ask to go outside. The iPad is getting increased recognition as […]

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inov8 Educational Consulting now a Proloquo2Go Resource Center

inov8 Educational Consulting is proud to be listed as a Canadian Resource Center for Proloquo2Go. inov8 Educational Consulting offers parent and school seminars along with individualized consultations with augmentative communication applications such as Proloquo2Go. Proloquo2Go by AssistiveWare is an innovative, fully customizable augmentative communication application that has been developed for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. […]

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The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer

The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer. Since its release in April, parents of children with autism are describing the iPad as revolutionary…here is a mom’s perspective of how the iPad and specialized apps have helped her son improve academic and functional skills. My son Leo’s life was transformed when a […]

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