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How iPad App Therapy is Changing Lives of Children with Disabilities

How iPad App Therapy is Changing Lives of Children with Disabilities | Special Needs | Scoop.it
Interview with Pediatric OT Amy B. VanCamp Aiden Singleton has Muscular Dystrophy. He is 18 months old. And app therapy is changing his life, thanks to the iPad and the…

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Carol Leynse Harpold's curator insight, November 16, 2013 10:25 PM

This is a great article on intervention with the iPad and apps as a modality. Pediatric OT Amy B. VanCamp shares a variety of apps she uses for the 0-3 population.

Thanks to Mommy Tech Bytes for featuring this interview with an OT!

 

Carol

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Ten great visual support apps

  If your kids are having a tough time with Back to School, consider helping them along with visual supports. Why do I like visual aids? Here's why: My kids can't always process what you tell ...

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Carol Leynse Harpold's curator insight, September 21, 2013 10:28 PM

Deanne Shoyer, blogger of Small But Kinda Mighty, shares a list of affordable visual schedule apps. Her list contains 10 visual schedule apps, some familiar and some new, with a quick overview of their features. With so many visual schedule apps out there, I enjoy a quick overview to help with selecting options available for individuals benefiting from concrete, sequential visual directions.

Thanks to Small But Kinda Mighty for the time to put together and share this helpful list !

 

Carol

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iSEQUENCES Autism App - Avatar Generation

iSEQUENCES Autism App - Avatar Generation | Special Needs | Scoop.it
The Planeta Imaginario Foundation has launched an enhanced version of iSEQUENCES. This educational app for children with Autism and Asperger's syndrome enables them to practice 100 different sequences about everyday situations.

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Brian Romero Smith's curator insight, October 9, 2013 12:57 PM

Eager to try the updates.

Clive McGoun's curator insight, October 10, 2013 6:07 AM

I currently don't have an ipad to try this out - if any of the group do, then it would be great to share your thoughts about it with the class.