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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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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 – WSJ.com

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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Low tech recommendations to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities

Where’d I put that? What’s my homework assignment? I can’t remember… Where’s my textbook? I have no idea… My teacher didn’t give any homework! (how many times have you heard THAT one) Where do I start? How do I start? It should be somewhere in my desk…or maybe in my backpack… Sound familiar? As a […]

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