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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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There’s a special app for that – Part 5: 5 Mind Mapping Apps for Students with Learning Disabilities

Welcome to Part 5 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 round up 5 great mind mapping apps for children with learning disabilities who are visual learners.

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e-Books on the iPad In Celebration of Family Literacy Day

Its Family Literacy Day today in Canada!  Check out local events in your community at ABC Life Literacy Canada. This year’s theme is “Play for Literacy.”  To celebrate at home with your child, why not read some e-books on the iPad? Some suggestions: Jack and the Beanstalk Children’s Interactive Storybook (incredibly interactive) Mabel and Lulu: The Real […]

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Looking forward to 2011 as mobile learning matures

MobileFuture, a news and advocacy site for mobile technologies, produced a great video that covers the growth of mobile technology in the last year. Of particular interest to us in this video is the growth of mobile app downloads, from 300 million in 2009 to 5 BILLION in 2010. Now that is incredible growth. Of […]

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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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