3 American Sign Language Apps for Children

I’ve covered many apps and technologies that help teach American Sign Language over the years.  However, a majority of these are geared towards teenagers and adults.  For the purpose of today’s blog, I wanted to shift my focus on three apps that teach and practice American Sign Language for children. 3 American Sign Language Apps […]

An Inside Look at Inclusive Education

Summer is fading, and kids are now hopping on the bus to go back to school. And with every new school year comes a unique and exciting set of challenges. “Every class is different. You never know what to expect,” said Timothy Kershaw, a second-grade teacher at Spring Mill Elementary School in Indianapolis. “It’s always […]

Let’s Expand Vocabulary App

Let’s Expand Vocabulary is an app for children with speech and language difficulties.  It is also tailored to support children learning English as a second language. The app uses 4 exciting mini-games to encourage the development of specific strategies in children “who find it difficult to access the wide range of vocabulary they have stored […]

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 […]

MMY – Me, Myself, And You

When someone says the terms “board games” you may automatically think of Monopoly, Sorry!, Scrabble, The Game of Life, and dozens more.  Me, Myself, and You (also called MMY) is a new board game designed by three Stanford University students who “care about human connection.”  More specifically, it is a “multiplayer board game designed to facilitate social […]

Parcel of Courage

Early learners, especially those with special needs, may seldom sit and listen to a story nowadays.  Their young minds yearn to learn and interact with their surroundings.  Storybook apps have taken storytelling to a whole new level with colorful graphics and fun interactive activities.  “A Parcel of Courage” is one such app that tells a heartwarming story […]