Best Apps to Ease Your Mind

We’re continuing our focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration. This time we are shifting to apps available on iOS and Android devices. With social media and texting so ubiquitous, it can be hard to get away from distraction when the world is at your fingertips. However, you can […]

Migraine Alert App

Do you experience intermittent migraines?  It can often be difficult to avoid them if you don’t know what’s causing them to begin with.  Each and every one of them is painfully debilitating. The Migraine Alert app provides personalized predictions of migraine episodes so that you can try to prevent them. Migraine Alert uses a data-science […]

4 Anti-Distraction Apps

Has anyone ever told you that you’re on your phone too much?  Have you spent a good amount of time staring at your screen when you should’ve been doing something else (e.g. studying, working, etc.)?  Do you lack the motivation to simply put down your phone?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule App

Visual Schedules are ideal tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, and other special needs.  The Children with Autism: A Visual Schedule by Enuma is the “first wearable picture-based scheduler designed with children and adults with autism in mind.”  The app’s user-friendly interface makes it easy to create a picture-based, personalized daily schedule. “Understanding and following […]

Halloween Fun with Toca Boo

Toca Boca offers several fun, kid-safe apps with loads of open-ended play experiences.  The company believes in “the power of play to spark kids’ imaginations and help them learn about the world.”  They design their products from children’s perspective to “empower them to be playful, creative, and to be who they want to be.”  One […]

Montessorium’s Intro to Letters

Intro to Letters by Montessorium is an app that teaches children how to trace, read, write, and record letter sounds, names, and phonograms in English.  The app is based on the proven Montessori methodology. The Montessori Method was developed by Maria Montessori who was a scientist and educator.  She discovered that because children are innately […]