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AT and Edtech to watch: Teaching AAC with core vocabulary

In the next few weeks we’ll be posting areas of assistive technology and educational technology, along with resources, that can make a significant difference for teachers, students and parents this year. First up is teaching core vocabulary which has had a huge impact on the field of AAC and is essential to teach AAC effectively.

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68 Apps for Students with Learning Disabilities

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 […]

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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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