Clicker Connect

Established in 1993, Crick Software is a company that develops innovative educational software for students of all ages and abilities.  The company offers thousands of online resources for educators and students.  Upon visiting the company’s website, you’ll stumble upon different apps for iOS devices.  One of these apps is called Clicker Connect. On the company’s […]

SmallTalk: Free Communication and Practice Apps

Communication plays a vital role in our everyday lives.  It’s how we state our needs, desires, and ideas; it’s how we connect to one another.  However, for individuals with language disorders such as aphasia, communicating is often difficult.  Affected individuals may have trouble speaking, understanding speech, as well as writing and reading.  What are some resources […]

iDo Getting Dressed App

On Tuesday, I covered an app from the Center for Educational Technology called iDo Hygiene, which teaches 12 areas of personal hygiene.  The company behind iDo Hygiene also offers an iPad app to teach dressing skills called iDo Getting Dressed. Just like the iDo Hygiene app, the iDo Getting Dressed app is also designed by professionals to benefit individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities […]

Introducing the iDo Hygiene App!

Choosing the best app for each child may be a major challenge.  After all, there are so many educational games and productivity apps already available to choose from–with the list ever-growing!  However, a newer app, created by the Center for Educational Technology, recently caught my attention as its lesson is clear: personal hygiene.   iDo Hygiene is an iPad app […]

10 Apps for Practicing Motor Skills

Motor skills play an essential part in child development.  These skills consist of gross and fine motor skills, both of which begin developing early in life.  Gross motor skills involve using several body muscles to do things like sitting, crawling, walking, running, and jumping.  Fine motor skills require smaller muscle movements of the hands to do “finer” activities like […]