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Hey Bear! What Do You Hear?
June 12, 2013 11:28 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Listen Up Bear is a fun app based on the classic kids tune "The Bear Went Over the Mountain," but in this version it is not to see what he can see but instead to hear what he can hear! The app itself is designed by a speech-language pathologist from Canada Read More...
Zones of Regulation
May 22, 2013 10:40 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
If you work with children with autism or have difficulty regulating their emotions, you most likely have come across The Zones of Regulation. The Zones of Regulation itself is a curriculum that was developed by an occupational therapist named Leah Kuypers. Read More...
Board and Tokens
May 16, 2013 10:45 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Board and Tokens is a free token board app by Maiz Apps. You can utilize this app for behavior, motivation or incorporate it as a visual for a therapy task. You are able to save a child's profile, change the theme of the board, take a picture of the reward, Read More...
Shhhhh… It’s Time to Play SNEAK!
January 16, 2013 9:02 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
This is a unique game the combines both the use of the iPad's camera as well as the microphone. The premise of the game is the lay some bait out for a "beastie" and when you seem the beastie come out to eat the bait you slowly sneak over and take a picture. Read More...
Who's There? It's Knock Knock Family!
January 2, 2013 12:16 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
This app must have been hiding on me in the app store because I was so mad I didn't know it existed! Knock Knock Family is a free app with a very simple concept. Someone is knocking at the door and you have to answer it to see who it is. The app come Read More...
Halloween App: Treat Street HiDef
October 10, 2012 9:56 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
I have been using Treat Street ($1.99) in my sessions for the last two weeks and my clients just love it! This is a fabulous app if you want to work on role-playing skills or just practice saying "trick or treat" for Halloween. To play, you dress your Read More...
Apps for Visual Support
October 3, 2012 1:01 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
Custom Boards by Smarty Ears Apps and Visual Creator by Silver Lining Multimedia are both similar apps that give you a "Board Maker"-like experience on your iPad. As you can see by the comparison chart below, both of these apps have very similar features. 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...
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...
Apps for Narrative and Comprehension Skills
August 29, 2012 9:18 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Story Builder Story builder, by Mobile Education Store, works on both narrative formation and comprehension goals. This was one of the first few apps put out by Mobile Ed so it doesn't have some of the vibrant animation you have become accustomed with Read More...
Finding the Right App
July 25, 2012 12:49 PM by Jeremy Legaspi
The search for the right app for your child or client could become very daunting. Searching the App Store just based on a keyword often brings up a list of apps that are irrelevant, poorly made, and in another language. So how does one search, find and Read More...
Apps for Prepositions
July 4, 2012 10:31 AM by Jeremy Legaspi
Prepositions can be somewhat tricky for some of our clients and students to master. Most of the time but not always, working on prepositions involves some type of 'drill' activity that is utterly boring for the child as well as the therapist. Below are Read More...


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