Outloud Timer 2

Outloud is a Finnish app developer specializing in speech and hearing rehabilitation.  It was founded by a passionate speech therapist who specializes in working with toddlers with speech or hearing impairments.  One of the company’s apps is the Outloud Timer 2. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Time Timer and the benefits of […]

Lazarillo GPS on Google Play

There are several GPS apps available on Apple devices to help individuals with visual impairments.  However, if you’re searching for one to use on Android devices, check out the Lazarillo GPS app.Lazarillo is a specialized GPS app that provides a myriad of mobility tools for individuals who are blind.  The goal of the app is […]

Montessorium’s Intro to Letters

Intro to Letters by Montessorium is an app that teaches children how to trace, read, write, and record letter sounds, names, and phonograms in English.  The app is based on the proven Montessori methodology. The Montessori Method was developed by Maria Montessori who was a scientist and educator.  She discovered that because children are innately […]

Nokia Thermo Smart Thermometer

If you’re like me, you may think of nothing but old cell phones when you hear the company name Nokia.  You may even ask yourself, “Are they even still around?”  Yes, in fact, they are!  They’ve made a strong comeback offering a catalog of smart devices for everyday living and tools to promote health.  One of […]

Claro ScanPen

Our very own director, Brian Norton, introduced the Claro ScanPen app in a Tech Tip earlier this week.  It is an app that allows you to have printed text spoken aloud.  This app can be useful for students with dyslexia, low vision, and much more. Claro ScanPen allows users to take a photo of their printed […]

Here Comes the Bus App

Waiting for a school bus can cause a lot of stress and worry for parents.  If the bus is running behind schedule, you don’t want your child out there longer than necessary, right?  If it’s dark, freezing, or stormy, worries tend to heighten.  What if there was a way to tell exactly when the school […]