My Pizza Family App

Some children have difficulty with emotional and social development.  The My Pizza Family app by Toon York City tells stories about families in a bustling city.  Children will have fun with multiple social and emotional learning experiences. Players will take part in the lives of Camilla and Alex by helping their family run the “best […]

Sight Word Superhero App

Sight words are words that children memorize to begin learning how to read and write.  If you’re looking for a fun, interactive app to help teach sight words, check out the Sight Word Superhero app! According to SightWords.com: “Learning sight words allows a child to recognize these words at a glance – on sight – […]

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 […]

LumiPets Nightlight

Looking for a nightlight for your child?  LumieWorld is a company on a mission to “bring the world of illumination to children and parents.”  One of their adorable products is the LumiPets nightlight!  This is not your ordinary nightlight, though.  Keep on reading to learn more. LumiPets are the most “technologically innovative, kid and parent […]

Awareness Day for Assistive Technology

Last year, Congress made a resolution designating March 27, 2019 as the first National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. This year, it fell on March 4 in the midst of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Assistive technology is defined in the Assistive Technology Act, Public Law 105-394, stating: “An assistive technology device is defined as ‘any item, […]