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Keedogo review by Jane Farrall

Keedogo review by Jane Farrall | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it

http://www.janefarrall.com/keedogo-keedogo-plus-custom-keyboards-for-the-ipad/

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EdTech Solutions - Teaching Every Student: The Almost Best Collection of Apps and Extensions for Special Education

EdTech Solutions - Teaching Every Student: The Almost Best Collection of Apps and Extensions for Special Education | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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A compilation of many resources gathered by @KarenJan. What a great resource! 

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8 Examples of Assistive Technology in the Classroom | Think Inclusive

8 Examples of Assistive Technology in the Classroom | Think Inclusive | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Here is a list of eight examples of assistive technology that can be used in the classroom. How many of these examples have you used?
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Really nice to see "Monitoing Tools" included in the suggestion list.
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Smart Apps For Special Needs: Why Can't You Be More Organized? - 10 Apps to help with Executive Functions

Smart Apps For Special Needs: Why Can't You Be More Organized? - 10 Apps to help with Executive Functions | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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A list of some good apps to help with executive functioning. 

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9 Best Apps and Sites to Improve Executive Function

9 Best Apps and Sites to Improve Executive Function | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring apps and sites for improving executive function. Executive function -- how to plan, organize, remember, and carry out tasks –- is tied closely to success in school and life. Many kids struggle with these skills, and for some kids, they...
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My favorites from this list are Time Timer and Notability! 

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This Futuristic Prosthetic Hand Creates A Real Sense Of Touch

This Futuristic Prosthetic Hand Creates A Real Sense Of Touch | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Amputees could even pick up delicate objects like cherries and grapes.
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Universal Design for Learning - Improved Access for All

Universal Design for Learning - Improved Access for All | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Learn about a cutting-edge classroom approach, based in computer technology, that helps all kids learn better.
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Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview

Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Assistive technology (AT) is available to help individuals with many types of disabilities — from cognitive problems to physical impairment. This article will focus specifically on AT for individuals with learning disabilities (LD).The use of technology to enhance learning is an effective approach for many children. Additionally, students with LD often experience greater success when they are allowed to use their abilities (strengths) to work around their disabilities (challenges). AT tools comb
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A great overview article to share with parents.

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CTD Institute's curator insight, January 20, 12:18 PM

Interesting and short overview on AT.

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Apps for Literacy Support

Apps for Literacy Support | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Advancing Independent Achievement through Technology
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A great list of apps! 

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CTD Institute's curator insight, January 20, 12:24 PM

The list includes 52 apps for writing and notetaking; 15 apps for organizational support;; 5 referennce an 3 mind mapping apps. Only 13 iOs apps.

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Five Facts about Assistive Technology - YouTube

Technology Tuesday is a fact!!! http://bit.ly/1sdSvoC Every Tuesday, Aidis Trust will launch a new video in order to raise public awareness of the importance...
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How to use Accessibility for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

How to use Accessibility for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Accessibility — also referred to as inclusivity — is all about making the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad work for as wide a range of people as possible. That can include the very young, the very old, people brand new to computers and mobile devices, and also people with disabilities and special needs. With iOS, Apple has added features to specifically help those with visual impairments,...
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Technology transforms lives for people with a disability

Technology transforms lives for people with a disability | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Advances in assistive technology are transforming lives for people living with a disability.
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Crank up your reading speed with these online, mobile tools

Crank up your reading speed with these online, mobile tools | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
If you want a speed reader right now, there are a variety of browser plugins and apps that can put the pedal to the reading metal.
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Technology for Special Education Needs: Apps for Creating Social Narratives

Technology for Special Education Needs: Apps for Creating Social Narratives | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Assistive Technology is just Technology

Assistive Technology is just Technology | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The team at Diverse Learners all strongly believe that utilising technology is for many learners the gateway to increased productivity, empowerment and  independence that then results in increased confidence and self-belief. Jim always says he could not function without his iphone and all the apps. The technology enables him to sync everything up so he…
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Apps for Executive Function

Apps for Executive Function | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Pins about Apps for Executive Function hand-picked by Pinner Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP | See more about app, taps and calendar.
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Great Pins of Executive Function Apps! 

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Learning Apps

Learning Apps to help with reading, math, attention
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Some great apps for learning and organization here. 

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Smart Apps For Special Needs: Why Can't You Be More Organized? - 10 Apps to help with Executive Functions

Smart Apps For Special Needs: Why Can't You Be More Organized? - 10 Apps to help with Executive Functions | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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A list of some good apps to help with executive functioning. 

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AT to watch: Speech recognition

AT to watch: Speech recognition | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
In this post we discuss why we're re-thinking speech recognition, and resources for the implementation of speech recognition technology.
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Focusing on Reading | Focus and Learning Issues

Focusing on Reading | Focus and Learning Issues | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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A high-tech and low-tech version of the reading card! Very cool! 

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UDL At A Glance - YouTube

RT @poida: Attn 21C educators! Universal Design for Learning (UDL) unpacked! Watch "UDL At A Glance" - http://t.co/PEYfjWqWdN
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The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic

The 200 Best Special Education Apps | Edudemic | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
If you're a special education teacher or are simply looking for an innovative way to reach a student... this is for you. Many apps out there are useful in the classroom but they're not always easy to find in the clogged-up app store. Until now.
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Assistive Technology Blog: Back-to-School Guide for Dyslexic Students: Apps and More (Repost)

Assistive Technology Blog: Back-to-School Guide for Dyslexic Students: Apps and More (Repost) | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
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Non-Verbal Teen with Autism Gives Inspiring Graduation Speech

Non-Verbal Teen with Autism Gives Inspiring Graduation Speech | Special Education and Technology | Scoop.it
(June 6, 2014) -- Dillan Marmache, a 14-year-old with autism, has dealt with many challenges growing up. Dillian is non-verbal and while attending Hale Charter Academy in Woodland Hills, LA,
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