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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 children with autism, Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, nonverbal learning disabilities, ...
Today I would like to share the first part of my one-on-one interview with a trained speech language pathologist who is now using her speech and language knowledge and background to work as an Assistive Technology Consultant/ Professional Development Specialist. She has worked in the school setting for over 20 years with students ranging in age ...
Recently, I discovered a new app called Music Color. Music Color is a universal app that's available on the iTunes app store and supports 20 languages.
How It Works
Select a color from 12 possible options: blue, yellow, red, pink, brown, white, green, gray, orange, black, purple and light blue.
Once you select a color, a page with six items ...
For those readers that are joining us new this week, PSHA is the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The organization conducted a survey geared towards SLPs and audiologists in February 2012, and the results were recently released. In last week's post, I shared some of my own commentary regarding the survey and what I feel the ...
One of the ways I have been using my iPad with my students
who require visual supports such as the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS),
communication boards, and AAC overlays is by taking and using screenshots.
You may be asking yourself, ''What is a screenshot?'' If that's
the case, let me explain. Screenshots are images that are ...
Over the last two weeks we have been discussing the specific use of iPads
with preschoolers and many of you have written in with wonderful ideas,
suggestions and your own personal preferences for various apps
for children ages 3-5. Thank you!
week's post, I shared the entire process that we follow in our county when obtaining
I wanted to
share some of my favorite apps that I use for speech therapy. Please feel free
to comment and tell me your favorite apps so I can add them to my wish list for
My Play House by Shimon - This is an interactive play house
that I use to work on play skills, turn taking, linguistic concepts, ...
last blog, I interviewed Dawn Hallett, iPad Coach at Warringa Park School in Melbourne, Australia. As
you will soon learn from Dawn's experience, it takes a considerable amount of
planning, training, and support to ensure the successful use of this new
technology. Here is Part 2 of my interview ...
This fall at
the preschool where I practice, we have had an unusually high number of
children in need of full evaluations all for various reasons. For some, they
were simply due for their re-evaluations which happen every 2 years at this age
in our district. For others, we had decided as a team that several children
were in need of a ...
my last blog, I posted questions regarding the use of iPads in schools that
many SLPs have. I'm excited to interview
Dawn Hallett from Warringa Park School in Melbourne, Australia. Dawn has been kind
enough to share more about her role as an iPad coach and comment on many of the
questions that have been raised.