Archive | There’s A Special App for That

A new post series from inov8 Educational Consulting focusing on apps for the iPad and iPhone for children with special needs.

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There’s a special app for that – Part 1 UPDATE: 9 MORE apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities

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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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 […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 10: Apps for behavior management and intervention

Welcome to Part 10 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 10, we focus on apps for behavior management and intervention. We start with examining a framework for behavior management and look at apps for various areas: analysis, charts, goals, […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 9: Apps for college/university students with learning disabilities

Welcome to Part 9 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 9, we focus on apps that can help college/university students with learning disabilities in the areas of productivity, note taking, research, organizational assistance and others.

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There’s a special app for that – Part 8: Apps that support the development of autonomy and independence

Welcome to Part 8 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. There is an interesting “side-effect” of using the iPad or iPod as a communication or educational device. And its a good one… it’s called self-determination. In this post we focus on […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 7: Apps that support literacy instruction

Welcome to Part 7 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In this post we examine the seven building blocks of literacy instruction and look at apps that can support each area. Our goal was to identify apps that can be used […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 6: 3 Methods of Using Augmentative Communication Apps To Support Different Languages

Welcome to Part 6 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 6 we look at 3 methods of using augmentative communication apps to support different languages: use existing native language AAC apps; use the pronunciation feature within Proloquo2Go; and use […]

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