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Claro Software's smart suite of apps for iOS! | The Spectronics Blog

Claro Software's smart suite of apps for iOS! | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Claro Software have been in the biz of assistive technology for a long while and it is evident with the release of their growing collection of high quality apps...
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Rebecca Topp's curator insight, September 23, 2013 1:44 PM

AAC app, PDF readers, and a few other

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Countdown to the release of the new iOS7 update | The Spectronics Blog

Countdown to the release of the new iOS7 update | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

In just a few more “sleeps” we’ll all be able to download the new iOS 7 update and check out all the cool new features we’ve been hearing about. Apart from the new display having a make over there will also be changes to taking ...



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Co:Writer now available for iOS | The Spectronics Blog

Co:Writer now available for iOS | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Co:Writer is an oldie but definitely a goodie, and its latest release on the iOS platform shows it just continues to move with the times! It is a...
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Mary Kate Lavin's curator insight, January 7, 2014 2:47 PM

Co-writer is now available to use on an iPad.  This is a great app to use for students who have difficulty with spelling and making coherant sentences.  It is a word prediction software that can help with spelling as well as making a complete sentence.

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New team favourite: FTVS HD | The Spectronics Blog

New team favourite: FTVS HD | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
The Spectronics Consultancy team have been on the road this month, playing in the iPad sandpit in our iPad Masterclasses! We have been having lots of fun and playtime with some...
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WriteOnline – Right on your iPad | The Spectronics Blog

WriteOnline – Right on your iPad | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
The newly released WriteOnline app is another beauty by Crick Software, and is based on the hugely popular software of the same name. The WriteOnline app provides older students...
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SymbolSupport in an app – now very attainable! | The Spectronics Blog

SymbolSupport in an app – now very attainable! | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
It seems more and more frequently now, clever apps for the iPad to support literacy, and in this case, to access information are being released and recently we were...
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Movenote – the move to visual instruction | The Spectronics Blog

Movenote – the move to visual instruction | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
The Spectronics Consultancy Team have just learned about a great little app called Movenote and we thought we would share our ideas for using it to provide alternative instruction for...
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Kim Martin's curator insight, May 17, 2013 8:49 AM

Thx Spectronics team.

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Integrating iPads into your Classroom: For Learning Support and Special Ed | May 2013 Workshops in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane! | The Spectronics Blog

Integrating iPads into your Classroom: For Learning Support and Special Ed | May 2013 Workshops in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane! | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
In response to MANY requests, we are repeating the very popular Integrating iPads into your Classroom: For Learning Support and Special Ed one-day workshops...
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Speak Selection – you just have to know about this! | The Spectronics Blog

Speak Selection – you just have to know about this! | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Speak Selection is one of the most exciting and useful accessibility features on the iPad. It has been around for a while now, since iOS 5 in fact, but...
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SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, April 2013 | The Spectronics Blog

SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, April 2013 | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

A fantastic offer from Flo Longhorn

Flo Longhorn, world respected trainer and advocate for sensory education is launching her new online magazine ‘Info Exchange‘ in April. The magazine is packed with practical advice for those parents and professionals involved in the education and therapy of those with severe and complex physical and intellectual difficulties...

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iPad Workshop | Hobart | 11th April | Spectronics Online

iPad Workshop | Hobart | 11th April | Spectronics Online | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, other Useful Resources and Links from our iPads for Learning Support and Special Ed Workshop in Hobart

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iPad Workshop | Auckland Day 1 | 8th April 2013 | Spectronics Online

iPad Workshop | Auckland Day 1 | 8th April 2013 | Spectronics Online | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, Other Useful Resources and Links from our iPads for Special Ed Workshop in Auckland Day 1

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Creation Tools for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog

Creation Tools for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Creation Tools for the iPad is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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Final iPad Workshops in NZ for the year | Autism, Literacy Support, and Proloquo2Go MasterClasses | The Spectronics Blog

Final iPad Workshops in NZ for the year | Autism, Literacy Support, and Proloquo2Go MasterClasses | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Three ALL NEW workshops supporting use of iPads for learning support in mainstream schools and for supporting students in special education settings are on their way! To be...
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Hot topic: Workflows | The Spectronics Blog

Hot topic: Workflows | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

Our consultancy team are all talking about “Workflows”…. ie… the sequence of steps you use to complete a task. In our world, we are talking about what apps and technologies can combine to complete activities in the classroom/home...

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Improvements to Book Creator: Is it possible? | The Spectronics Blog

Improvements to Book Creator: Is it possible?  | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
I know Amanda recently blogged about FTVS HD, but we can't talk about team favourites and not mention ! Our team is already in love with this app for...
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Video Modelling for visual learners | The Spectronics Blog

Video Modelling for visual learners | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Video Modelling is an observational learning tool in which desired behaviours are learned by watching a video demonstration and then imitating the behaviour of the model.

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Assistive Touch – are you stuck? | The Spectronics Blog

Assistive Touch – are you stuck? | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Just a quick one from me.......Since posting Assistive Touch - HANDY tips for just about anyone! almost one year ago, it seems there are many curious people out there...
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Mary Kate Lavin's curator insight, January 29, 2014 10:05 PM

This article describes various assistive touch tools to use on an Ipad.  It explains how to use quick gestures and voice activation tools.

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Creation Tools for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog

Creation Tools for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
I made this Webinar a few months ago.... Creation Tools for the iPad... and today I wanted to share some of the apps and ideas around Creating
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AGOSCI 2013: Appetiser – connecting you to a smorgasbord of apps | Spectronics Online

AGOSCI 2013: Appetiser – connecting you to a smorgasbord of apps | Spectronics Online | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
We've all been under rising pressure to embrace mobile technologies, such as the iPad or Android tablets, as part of our toolkit to support students, clients and family members....
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Kim Martin's curator insight, May 17, 2013 8:51 AM

thx again spectronics.

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Transfer images and video between iPads | The Spectronics Blog

Transfer images and video between iPads | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
We recently learned a great tip when using the Camera Connection Kit. You can connect two iPads together to share videos and images. It's very easy to set up and...
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Multi-tasking Gestures for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog

Multi-tasking Gestures for the iPad | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Some people might not even know about the Multi-tasking Gestures on the iPad... but they are very easy and efficient gestures, that can help us use our device more...
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Proloquo2Go 3.0 will have switch access | The Spectronics Blog

Proloquo2Go 3.0 will have switch access | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
It's been announced on the AssistiveWare blog and I am jumping up and down with excitement! Most things in the technology world give me a buzz but this announcement...
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iPad Workshop | Auckland Day 2 | 9th April 2013 | Spectronics Online

iPad Workshop | Auckland Day 2 | 9th April 2013 | Spectronics Online | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, Other Useful Resources and Links from our iPads for Learning Support Workshop in Auckland Day 2



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Downloading ANY video to your camera roll – easy as! | The Spectronics Blog

Downloading ANY video to your camera roll – easy as! | The Spectronics Blog | iPads in Special Education | Scoop.it
Having just returned from my first round of iPad workshops across the country, I can’t tell you how many new tips we have picked up from everyone! There really...
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