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 […]
In last Thursday’s blog, I covered a few apps from Smarty Ears that may help individuals with aphasia, a condition which affects an individual’s ability to express and understand both written and spoken language. Further, the company also offers helpful tools for individuals with other communication conditions including apraxia and dysphagia. APRAXIA The first few apps are helpful resources for apraxia, which […]
Over the past few years, the company Smarty Ears has aimed to help individuals with communication issues. They have created several educational apps to help promote speech and language skills for individuals with aphasia, apraxia, dysphagia and more. Visitors of the website will be able to search for apps by specific area including: AAC Aphasia Apps Apraxia Autism […]
Smart devices have opened up a whole new world to individuals with visual impairments, granting them the ability to communicate, navigate in unfamiliar areas and even take photographs of their surroundings… Wait, what? It is generally understood that individuals with visual impairments read and complete tasks oftentimes through the sense of touch; these individuals read content […]
Belva Smith, an Assistive Technology Training Coordinator at Easter Seals Crossroads, explains and demonstrates the uses of the RXmindMe app created by Apple. Having trouble viewing the video? Click here! Click here to visit our archived videos.
During a recent presentation at the “Journey To Success” conference sponsored by Down Syndrome Indiana, Wade Wingler did an “App Roundup” presentation. During that presentation, the group discussed a number of useful apps. Among them were www.BridgingApps.org, which is a great resource to find all kinds of apps and www.AppleVis.com which is a site dedicated […]