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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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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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The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer

The iPad: a Near-Miracle for My Son With Autism | BlogHer. Since its release in April, parents of children with autism are describing the iPad as revolutionary…here is a mom’s perspective of how the iPad and specialized apps have helped her son improve academic and functional skills. My son Leo’s life was transformed when a […]

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LD OnLine :: Adolescent Literacy: What’s Technology Got to Do With It?

LD OnLine :: Adolescent Literacy: What’s Technology Got to Do With It?. This is a valuable article from LD Online, one of our favorite websites for resources and information for students with learning disabilities. The topic is adolescent literacy and how technology can assist students in four specific areas: background knowledge and vocabulary, comprehension strategies, […]

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New seminar series for parents, 2010/2011 school year

We have developed a new seminar series for parents with special needs for the 2010-2011 school year! Keep a look out for our new ad in the September issue of Montreal Families. Topics include: 1. Assistive technology tools for the elementary student with learning disabilities 2. The newest mobile communication devices and tools for the […]

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