Giving Your Brain Some Serious Playtime

Brain games. Do they really work? It’s a controversial subject with no clear-cut answers. But for those people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), research evidence does show that play-based therapy using games is both enjoyable and improves balance and independence better than usual therapy options. After a person has suffered TBI, cognitive training for the […]

Math Problems Solved: Introducing yHomework Math Solver

Math can be frustrating. Challenging. And sometimes, especially for those kids with learning disabilities or attention disorders, it can be seemingly unsolvable. But now, there could be relief for kids struggling in math. There’s a new app that’s a homework lifesaver. It’s called yHomework Math Solver. Download it straight to your iPhone or Android, and […]

Stimulate Your Mind with Brain Games

We’re finishing up our focus on assistive technology and tools to help increase your attention and concentration with this last article covering brain games. Whether you’re on a desktop monitor, laptop or mobile phone, these games can get you stimulated and keep your brain sharp. Any game even somewhat challenging “trains” the brain to learn […]

3 Apps to Help Children Manage Emotions

Emotions can be a very complicated thing to manage for children and adults alike.  Taking the time and energy to teach children early on how to better manage their feelings is essential for their overall well-being.  There are several apps available that can help in this area.  Keep on reading to learn about a few […]

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 […]

Outloud Timer 2

Outloud is a Finnish app developer specializing in speech and hearing rehabilitation.  It was founded by a passionate speech therapist who specializes in working with toddlers with speech or hearing impairments.  One of the company’s apps is the Outloud Timer 2. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Time Timer and the benefits of […]