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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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 […]
Winter 2011 dates for [email protected] seminar series
We have new dates for our [email protected] seminar series for Winter 2011 in January! Keep a look out for information on the series in the December issue ofÂ Montreal Families. These seminars will take place at the Atwater Library. You canÂ register on-line now or feel free to call us for more information. We look forward to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
LD OnLine :: Technology
LD OnLine :: Technology. We like LD Online! Links to LD Online articles on assistive technology for students with learning disabilities. Parents and teachers: check out the recommended links and questions and answers sections. In addition, their recommended topics area gives a great overview of all the other resources available.