Steggy the Fine Motor Dino

The pincer grasp is an important milestone in fine motor development.  According to the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, “A child will usually start to develop pincer grasp around nine months of age.”  This can be very difficult for children with cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, or other special need(s) to master.  If you’re looking for […]

Teach Your Monster to Read App

Teaching children how to read can be challenging; this is especially true for individuals with special needs.  If you’re looking for a fun tool to help them learn how to read, check out the Teach Your Monster to Read app!  It is an “award-winning phonics and reading game that’s helped millions of children learn to […]

Learn how to write with the ABC Star app!

Is your child (or student) starting to learn how to write?  Apps are a fun, interactive way to practice tracing and writing letters and numbers.  The ABC Star app is a simple, yet exciting app that teaches children how to write letters from the English alphabet. Matt Habel is a software engineer and developer of […]

My Pizza Family App

Some children have difficulty with emotional and social development.  The My Pizza Family app by Toon York City tells stories about families in a bustling city.  Children will have fun with multiple social and emotional learning experiences. Players will take part in the lives of Camilla and Alex by helping their family run the “best […]

AM371 – Asobu Pill Organizer Water Bottle

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Asobu offers several hydration and fitness water bottle options.  However, one in particular caught my attention: […]

Sight Word Superhero App

Sight words are words that children memorize to begin learning how to read and write.  If you’re looking for a fun, interactive app to help teach sight words, check out the Sight Word Superhero app! According to “Learning sight words allows a child to recognize these words at a glance – on sight – […]