I wanted to add another product for practicing math after writing about the Hundred Activity Mat on Tuesday. The Math Mat Challenge Game is a fun, interactive floormat that challenges students to “listen to the equation, do the math, then step on the correct answer.” Math can be a challenging subject for many students. Additionally, […]
Choosing the best app for each child may be a major challenge. After all, there are so many educational games and productivity apps already available to choose from–with the list ever-growing! However, a newer app, created by the Center for Educational Technology, recently caught my attention as its lesson is clear: personal hygiene. iDo Hygiene is an iPad app […]
Many companies offer several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to help individuals with autism spectrum and developmental disorders. However, with the increased use and versatility of tablets, the demand for downloadable AAC applications has elevated. Individuals at Purdue University have created an app called SPEAKall!® which can be downloaded from the App Store to one’s iPad. This app was specifically designed to […]
Anna Leung, iPad specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, introduces us to the free “Slide 2 Unlock” app–available for the iPad. This app provides great practice for the “slide to unlock” gesture, which is required for iOS devices.
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 […]