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Making computing more inclusive

Making computing more inclusive | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
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Interesting article by Miles Berry on accessing the new Computing curriculum by children with a range of needs 

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STAR Toolkit - new e-safety resource from Childnet to support young people with ASD

STAR Toolkit - new e-safety resource from Childnet to support young people with ASD | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Practical advice and teaching activities to help educators explore e-safety with young people with an autism spectrum disorder in KS3 & 4.
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Launching on 3rd June, as with all Childnet e-safety support, it looks like it will be really useful.

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Guided Video iPad app

Guided Video iPad app | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it

Use your knowledge of what interests your student to create a video
providing auditory and visual reinforcement that plays when your student
taps the correct button in response to your question.  

Create a video of yourself asking a question and use your own photos as the buttons your student taps in response. 

Guided Video app for iPad.  Designed for Guided Access.  No visible
navigation controls to distract your student.  

Used in Special Education, for autistic students and others with special
needs.  

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Very simple concept allowing you to design and make your own customised videos for children

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iPads in Special Education | The Spectronics Blog

iPads in Special Education | The Spectronics Blog | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
This blog post includes information from the hands-on training day, provided to  teachers and educators from a cluster of schools in NSW on December 19th, 2013. It includes important...

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Talking tablets.pdf

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Interesting article on how tablet computers are being used to support

children with multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) or severe learning

difficulties (SLD)

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Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: iDevice Accessories: Tools to Protect and provide Access

Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: iDevice Accessories: Tools to Protect and provide Access | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
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Useful guide to iPad accessories, such as keyboards, mounts, cases, stylus' etc catering for various needs

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AutCraft - The Minecraft server specifically for children with autism and their families

AutCraft - The Minecraft server specifically for children with autism and their families | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
The Minecraft server specifically for children with autism and their families
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A free Minecraft server designed for users with Autism - no swearing, monsters or hurting allowed....

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Apps For The Deaf And Hearing Impaired: iPad/iPhone Apps AppList

Apps For The Deaf And Hearing Impaired: iPad/iPhone Apps AppList | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
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Useful ideas for apps to support those with hearing impairments

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iOS: About Guided Access

iOS: About Guided Access | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Guided Access helps you to stay focused on a task while using your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Guided Access limits your device to a single app and lets you control which app features are available.
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Guided access is really useful when you want children to focus on an app, and avoids them accidentally exiting the app too. Very simple to set up

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iPads in an inclusive classroom

NoteiPads in an inclusive classroom November 2014

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Notes from QEII session, November 28th 2014

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Co:Writer 7 | Inclusive Technology

Co:Writer 7 | Inclusive Technology | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Buy a Co:Writer 7 online from Inclusive Technology
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Word prediction program for PC and also as an iPad app

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Wheel of Apps from CALL Scotland to support dyslexia

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Useful list of categorised apps. A book is planned for the New Year which will give more details on supporting dyslexia.

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Visuals Engine | ConnectABILITY

Visuals Engine | ConnectABILITY | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Resources for people with a developmental disability and their support networks
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Free PCS resources for you to create visual supports for your children.

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Apple - Education - Special Education - iOS

Apple - Education - Special Education - iOS | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
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Information from Apple on their iOS features to support a range of needs

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iResources for SEN from Eric Sailers

iResources for SEN from Eric Sailers | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
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Useful source of information from speech therapist Eric Sailers

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Our Story for iPad - free app

Our Story for iPad - free app | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Get Our Story for iPad on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Free app from The Open University  allowing you to make talking story books

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Grace App for Autism on iPhone, iPad and iTouch

Grace App for Autism on iPhone, iPad and iTouch | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Grace App is a non-speaking, simple picture communication system developed for people with Autism to communicate their needs independently.
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Have a look at this app for supporting Communication for children with Autism. Fairly straightforward and own images can be added easily.

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Magic Moments with Tellagami

Magic Moments with Tellagami | ICT and SEN | Scoop.it
Looking for ways to engage older learners with age appropriate materials? Searching for fresh ideas for AAC and language practice? Tellagami (“tell-uh-gah-mee”) is a free iOS app that allows you to...
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Some interesting ideas for using the Tellagami app here.

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