8 Outdoor Products for Children with Special Needs

Ahhh… I breathe in and grin as the gentle smell of freshly cut blades of grass pierces my nose.  I close my eyes as the golden sun kisses my face and excitedly squeal: it is finally Spring! Eeeek!  It’s time to happily bid adieu to the frozen, gray skies and welcome the warmth of summer’s […]

Super Sorting Set with Activity Cards

Children and teachers alike can’t get enough of the Super Sorting Set with Activity Cards from Learning Resources!  It is a “comprehensive manipulatives set featuring more than 620 color-coordinated sorting items and Super Sorting Activity Cards.” The set teaches countless skills (e.g. math, social, sensory integration, etc.) for individuals ages 3 and up.  Because there […]

CARE BOX Subscription Program

Subscription boxes are a fun way to receive new products bi-weekly, monthly, and more!  One of my more recent Accessibility Minute podcasts covers the Spectrum Toy Store.  The Spectrum Toy Store is specifically designed for individuals with developmental disabilities.  It recently opened in Chicago, but the website features an online catalogue including many of their […]

Smashing Grammar App

My entire life I have loved absolutely everything grammar: writing, spelling, punctuation, nouns, prepositions–all of it!  Sadly, I understand learning grammar isn’t as exciting and easy for several individuals.  Developers at Fairlady Media believe that grammar can and should be fun!  Their Smashing Grammar app allows players to have a “smashing” time “blasting, bombing, demolishing, and pulverizing their way […]

Learn Math with Millie Moreorless!

I have struggled with math my entire life.  I cannot recall a time when I looked forward to attending math class; nor can I recall a time I looked forward to applying what I “learned” during homework or tests.  (This was not the case with English classes and homework.)  Fortunately, for students with and without special needs, […]

Camping with Grandpa App

Even though school is in session for most students, the summer sun is still burning bright and there’s still time to explore the great outdoors!  Even once it’s too chilly outside, children can still explore nature with Camping with Grandpa.  Camping with Grandpa is an app that allows individuals with and without disabilities to learn […]