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Thanks to NextMontreal for the great interview

NextMontreal is a comprehensive site for news and opinions about startups in Montreal (with a particular focus on technology). Founded by Ben Yoskovitz, their site has been publishing great news articles since July 2010. We were lucky to be among one of the first companies to be interviewed and profiled with their article, “Assistive Technology […]

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Vote for Proloquo2Go for 2010 Best App Ever Awards!

We think (or rather, we KNOW) that Proloquo2Go is revolutionary and has truly re-defined the term “mobile communication.” We have seen first-hand what it can do to promote communication. The 2010 Best App Ever Awards (also on Twitter) is in its third year of nominating the best applications for iOS devices and is run entirely […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 4: 16 Apps for Elementary Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disability

Welcome to Part 4 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 16 Apps for Elementary Students with Non-Verbal Learning Disability.

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ABRACADABRA, a web-based literacy tool now accessible through LDAQ

ABRACADABRA, a free, interactive online literacy tool developed by the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) at Concordia University in Montréal, Québec, is now available to parents (lite version) through the Learning Disabilities Association of Québec (Association québecoise des troubles d’apprentissage). This research-based tool is a valuable literacy resource for students with […]

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There’s a special app for that – Part 2: 5 (+1) Apps to develop social skills for students with special needs

Welcome to Part 2 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 5 Apps to develop social skills for students with special needs (plus 1 extra!).

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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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