Top 4 Keyboards for Accessibility on iOS 8

Got an email or text message to send on your iPhone?  Swipe it.  Type it.  Set a shortcut.  Select a dictionary on your desired subject (i.e. work, school, sports, etc.)  With the recently released iOS 8 update, typing on Apple gadgets gets a little easier–and a lot more accessible. Install a New Keyboard on iOS 8 In order to […]

Osmo: Interactive Educational Tool for iPad

Author: Laura Medcalf There is no denying that technology plays a major part in our lives.  (In fact, if you’re reading this right now, you are likely doing so on a smartphone, tablet, or computer, thus further proving my former statement.)  Although these technologies provide us with a world of possibilities, they may also often disengage us from […]

Learn math with these fun apps!

Whether we like to accept it or not, math plays a significant role in our daily lives and is used consistently throughout each and every day.  Numerical figures are everywhere: classrooms, offices, banks, stores, and even at home!  Our age, the time of day, dates on foods that we eat, products that we buy–all of these things are influenced […]

5 apps for students with dyslexia

Dyslexia is a language-based disorder affecting more than 20% of the U.S. population, and is classified as a learning disability that makes recognizing words, spelling, reading and decoding especially difficult. Due to common misconceptions and stigma about this disorder, several affected individuals never seek help, though it is strongly advised because early and effective methods can […]

5 iOS and Android Apps for ADHD

There are many misconceptions present throughout current society regarding childhood disorders. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric condition among children; it is predominantly diagnosed between ages six and twelve, affecting more than 1 in 10 children in the United States. Diagnosing individuals with the disorder is complex despite the prevalence […]

5 iOS apps to help students with learning disabilities in college

In order to obtain success in academia, a student with a learning disability has a few extra challenges to conquer first.  Common symptoms that students with learning disabilities often exhibit include: Difficulty with reading and/or writing Problems with math skills Trouble following directions Difficulty remembering Poor coordination Difficulty with concepts related to time Problems staying organized […]