Typatone – Make music while you write

During yesterday’s Tech Tip, our AT director, Brian Norton, introduced Typatone.  Typatone is a free online tool that converts text to tones. Here’s more from its website: “The act of writing has always been an art.  Now, it can also be an act of music.  Each letter you type corresponds to a specific musical note […]

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Busy Shapes and Colors App

I have written about some apps available from Edoki Academy before, but I have yet to discuss their Busy Shapes and Colors App.  If you’re looking for a fun, digital way to teach your child about shapes and colors, check out Edoki Academy’s Busy Shapes and Colors app! About Edoki Academy: The company was founded […]

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Moodnotes – Mood Tracker App

For individuals with anxiety, autism, and more – tracking one’s mood over a period of time can be beneficial.  Moodnotes is a mood tracking/journaling application that makes mood tracking a breeze. According to its description, the app “empowers users to track their mood over time, avoid common thinking traps, and develop perspectives associated with increased […]

iOS 14 accessibility features

Apple iOS 14 Changes the Game for Accessibility

This month, Apple released one of its biggest iOS updates yet — iOS 14. “Fortunately, this new version of the iOS operating system is beneficial for people of all levels of ability,” said Brian Norton, director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “What’s convenient to some is vital to others, and Apple clearly understands that […]

GeoGebra – Free Online Math Software

If you’re looking for free online software to help your child in math, check out GeoGebra!  GeoGebra is free, easy-to-use online software for all levels of education. According to its website, GeoGebra is: “Dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics, and calculus — in one easy-to-use […]

Explore the Great Outdoors with These 4 Apps!

Looking for a way to encourage your child to explore the great outdoors?  While playing outside without a device is optimal, apps are a great tool to educate your kiddo on the outside world. There are so many available apps to help encourage outdoor play that it can be overwhelming.  There are apps to help […]