Khan Academy Kids App

Apps open up a whole new world for individuals with or without special needs.  (They are especially beneficial during rare times like these where schools are closed due to COVID-19.)  I briefly mentioned the Khan Academy Math app several years ago, but I haven’t written about the Khan Academy Kids app yet.  The Khan Academy […]

iESLp App

Looking for a way to teach new content or information?  The iESLp app on the App Store is the “most adaptable app, right at your fingertips, accommodating multiple groups and abilities.” The iESLp app makes it easy to create tasks, boards, and more.  It stands for interacting Educational Speech Language Program.  The app features 18,000+ […]

WordToob App – Video modeling for language learning

Looking for an app to make learning words simple and fun?  The WordToob app is a video modeling app that makes learning new skills and words fun for children of all ages. “Learning language requires combined information from the senses, whether just beginning to learn one’s native language or learning a second language.”  WordToob makes […]

Gaming is More Than Just Games

From gaming to smart home devices, assistive technology helps people with disabilities maintain independence. It also helps them develop skills at home they can use in the community. Ben Jacobs, the founder and CEO of RebelTech Consulting LLC, recently led a full-day training session at INDATA on the benefits of this innovative assistive technology.   […]

Soundscape Hears Around You

For years people have been saying “there’s an app for everything,” but a new app that helps visually-impaired individuals travel and interact with their environment can truly have you believing in the phrase. There’s a new smartphone app designed to revolutionize the way blind people interact with their environment. The app is called Soundscape and […]