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Free Technology for Teachers: Studies of iPad Use in Education

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Richard Byrnes shares studies of iPad use in education.

 

We've got them (iPads) we love them, what should we love to do with them?

 

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Tetramouse: Another Mouse for Your Mouth and Beyond!

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Don’t you just love having choices? Thanks to the TetraLite Company, we have one more in the mouth joystick arena for people with quadriplegia, MS, or other physical disabilities.  The TetraMouse i...
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Jeanne Krull from IPAT shares a new mouth control mouse for access for individuals with mobility impairment. 

Great choices!

Carol Leynse Harpold, MS AdEd, OTR.L, ATP

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Free Technology for Teachers: Studies of iPad Use in Education

Free Technology for Teachers: Studies of iPad Use in Education | OT @ Work | Scoop.it
Carol Leynse Harpold's insight:

Richard Byrnes shares studies of iPad use in education.

 

We've got them (iPads) we love them, what should we love to do with them?

 

Carol

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Products - Combination Padlocks - 1500iD - Master Lock®

Products - Combination Padlocks - 1500iD - Master Lock® | OT @ Work | Scoop.it
Products - Combination Padlocks - 1500iD - Master Lock®
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What a great adapted locker combination from Master Lock. A simplified locker padlock that you can add pictures, symbols, colors, etc. to help students recall the locker combination.

 

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Mine for the Making: Colorful Rice Sensory Bin

Mine for the Making: Colorful Rice Sensory Bin | OT @ Work | Scoop.it

This is just one of many great suggestions for calming activities from Kim"s Counseling Corner. Visit her blog for more suggstions: http://kimscounselingcorner.com/2012/05/09/creating-a-calm-down-box/

 

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Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: ADHD, Exercise and Learning

Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySource.com: ADHD, Exercise and Learning | OT @ Work | Scoop.it

Great information on research of the positive effects of exercise on academic performance with students with ADHD. Check it out at Your Therapy Source.com

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3 tricks to help kids learn to hold their pencil correctly

3 tricks to help kids learn to hold their pencil correctly | OT @ Work | Scoop.it
Pencil grip is one of those things that is really hard to re-teach if kids initially learn it incorrectly. Though every child will end up settling on a pencil grip that works best for him or her, i...
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Dictionary Apps to Support LD

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Dictionary Apps to Support LD I love dictionary apps on mobile devices. They provide spelling and word look up on demand. For individuals with reading and spelling challenges it can provide immedia...
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Dictionary apps for learning disabilities feature match.  

 

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RocketKeys | MyVoice | The Assistive Technology Daily

RocketKeys | MyVoice | The Assistive Technology Daily | OT @ Work | Scoop.it
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Assistive Technology Daily Share a new customizable keyboard for mobility impaired and multiply handicapped individuals.

 

Check out RocketKeys, so many new apps and tools available!

 

Thanks to Assistive Technology Daily Share !

 

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SOAR

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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, confidential, and practical information on workforce accommodations and the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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Are you familiar with the Searchable Online Accommodation Resource from the Job Accommodation Network?

This resource provides accommodation listed in categories by disability. It has a wealth of information if you work with vocational rehab clients.

 

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Fidget Toy Ideas For The Classroom~snagglebox

Fidget Toy Ideas For The Classroom~snagglebox | OT @ Work | Scoop.it

Many ideas for fidgets that can help with self-regulation!

Teachers, parents and therapists will like this resource!

 

Thanks to Mrs. Koene, an awesome special education teacher, for sharing this resource!

 

 

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Gail Zahtz's curator insight, July 18, 2013 8:10 PM

Great free book to download to make your own sensory box, bin, basket or bag.  Keeps her examples inexpensive.  The illustrations are quite cute.  I would even pay a bit for it.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Protect Your Eyes from Computer Screens

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Richard Byrne, blogger of Free Technology for Teachers, provides information on digital eye strain. Very similar to prior posts on the ergonomics of using mobile devices, Richard Byrne shares a report from the Vision Council that provides information on what symptom are and how to manage visual strain.

 

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