10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity & Attention Needs - Teaching with Jillian Starr
I know I am not alone when I say that I struggle to sit through staff meetings without doodling on my paper, shifting in my seat, getting up to use the bathroom and occasionally whispering with my teacher friend next to me. Now, these are every other week, and only for an hour. Every time I leave, I …
Essential Chromebook tools and apps for the classroom
A while ago I created an infographic featuring 30 apps for the paperless iPad classroom. Today I’ve created a similar type of infographic but with essential Chromebook tools and apps for the …
Instructions for Downloading & Making Ringed Cue Cards: 1. Below, click on PDF - Card #1 - (repeat with all cards) 2. Save & Print 3. Laminate...
Is “The Learning Gap” Your Biggest Classroom Hurdle? MobyMax Gives You 3 Unique Ways to Close It.
The “learning gap” may be one of the biggest hurdles you face when you first walk into your classroom. How do you effectively close the learning gap for each student while making sure the whole class continues to progress through the curriculum? MobyMax is a FUN and FREE tool that finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning in all K-8 subjects including math, reading, language, writing, science, social studies, and more. MobyMax is specifically designed for…
Talkitt® Makes Unintelligible Speech Understandable | WonderBaby.org
Talkitt translates unintelligible speech from any language into understandable speech through smart phones, tablets or computers. Works for people with speech disorders or diseases or syndromes that affect speech.
BYOD = Bring Your Own Device
Image by Tait Coles The times they are a changin’. Technology is absolutely booming. If we ignore it, are we doing our students justice? Shouldn’t we have students use what they are already using everyday and allow it to become a part of our educational system? We can’t afford to provide it to all of our students BUT, what if we were to start allowing them to BYOD? Food for thought… 1.9 billion wireless devices by 2014 675M smart phones in 2012 119M tablets in 2012 Our students are savvy…
Fine Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills Webinar The webinar I viewed on apps to support and enhance fine motor skills in students was very useful. I learned that by age 10-11 grip and letter formation are ingrained and very difficult to change, therefore remediation will likely not work. I didn’t know this before. I love it when I learn about things that I can immediately see myself taking back to my school and classroom. Some of the top apps I would like to use include: Remediation (to improve fine motor skills…
7 Assistive Communication Apps in the iPad App Store - Friendship Circle - Special Needs Blog
Augmentative communication (AAC for short) is an alternative way to help students and adults with language disorders use expressive language or receptive language. Augmentative communication can be accomplished through assistive technology devices such as computers or hand held devices.
"I'm Tired Of Reminding Her to Do Things"
These handy watches replace nagging with vibrating, ringing, and even texting features that help kids remember to stay on task, take their medication, and re-focus their attention.
An informative chart to compare available devices and apps to see which which is best for your individual abilities and communication needs. by Lisa Hess, MS and Emily Plowman, PhD. CCC-SLP. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/
Flip and Communicate Wrist Wrap by Augmentative Resources
Flip and Communicate Wrist Wrap - handy to use out on the playground as an add-on to a primary aac system
There’s an App for That: Assistive technology (AT) and Learning Disabled Children - Best Education Degrees
Best Education Degrees gives you a few tips to guide you as you explore Assistive Technology options for your child.
Technology for Students with Multiple Disabilities
An introduction to technology to support literacy for students who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities, including deafblindness
Free Autism Visual Support
Autism Communication Cards for students with special needs, Kindergarten, preschool and early age. These printables can be used in different activities, games, OT and Speech Therapy.There are 6 Autism & Special Needs Communication Cards: "Wait!", "Help!", "I want"," Break!", "Yes" and "No". The...