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Where Has My Dog Gone?
April 14, 2014 7:47 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Where Has My Dog Gone is a fun free eight page story book app available for iPad. It's based on the classic song "Where Has My Dog Gone?". On each page of this book you can hear the familiar song sung while you interact with the dog and target 2-4 core Read More...
A Picture is Worth 1000 Words
June 3, 2013 11:08 AM by Megan Sutton
June is Aphasia Awareness Month, so I'll be highlighting apps for aphasia over the next four weeks, including therapy apps and augmentative supports. Last August I showed you two text-based conversation starter apps , but for aphasia therapy we often Read More...
April 24, 2013 3:29 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
As tablet technology's use in the classroom grows, the student with Dyslexia or learning disabilities could be at disadvantage without a suitable app to meet their needs. Enter iReadWrite by TextHelp TextHelp are also the publishers the powerful Read Read More...
Sort This Out Pack
February 7, 2013 12:35 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
Looking for an app to add a little pizzazz to your approach on teaching sorting and categorization? Well, Sort This Out Pack is an entertaining app that does just that. It makes learning categories fun using a train theme. The game is broken up into four Read More...
January 21, 2013 9:26 AM by Megan Sutton
This week I want to share with you two little free apps that might help people with aphasia or developmental disabilities to say, use, and write numbers. Numwords is a free app for iPhone. You type in the digits to the top bar and the spelling of the Read More...
Breaking the Language Barrier
December 24, 2012 8:30 AM by Megan Sutton
As many of us look forward to Christmas and the New Year, those who work in hospitals are frequently reminded that this jolly, and often stressful, time of year is peak season for stroke admissions (see the Framingham study in Stroke , 1995). With emergency Read More...
The Social Express
November 7, 2012 11:19 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
The Social Express is gorgeous animated and interactive app to address social skills. It was created to work on social skills as well as target children's social thinking skills by problem solving situations. It's intended to be used for elementary school-aged Read More...
Introducing Memory Strategies
October 15, 2012 1:48 PM by Megan Sutton
The literature on the effectiveness of memory training in acquired brain injury is mixed, but there is some evidence that training memory strategies in people with mild impairments can improve functional outcomes. Search the App Store for "memory" and Read More...
The Bag Game
September 20, 2012 2:15 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
The Bag Game, .99 cents by all4mychild, is a new twist on the game 20 questions. This is a great app for children working on asking questions, describing, categorization, and more. To play you select the object (the app comes with 100 items to hide) to Read More...
Receptive Language Assessment
September 12, 2012 11:50 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Last week we took a look at Common Core Language Assessment by Smarty Ears Apps. So staying with the theme of iPad assessment apps, here is another one called Receptive Language Assessment. It's developed by The Speech and Language Store and costs $24.99. Read More...
Common Core Early Language Screener
September 5, 2012 9:55 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
The CCELS is a screening tool similar to other early language screeners on the market, but priced much lower at $29.99. It's based on the Common Core Standards that are now making their way into the school systems (Is your school using them yet?). I am Read More...
Creative Genius on the Go
August 31, 2012 1:12 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
Here is a fun little app that costs 99 cents. It's developed by Jr Imagination for the iPhone but works perfectly on the iPad. On-The-Go appears to be meant for a fun car trip but also makes a fun creative therapy session! It is made up of three cool Read More...


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