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12 Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 – Special Education

12 Best Special Needs Apps of 2012 - Special Education See.Touch.Learn Pro, by Brain Parade is one app that can have many purposes, including creating your own lessons. The most important asset to this app is built-in flashcards with interactive features that can be customized by a speech therapist, teacher or parent. Having all the libraries available…
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Special Needs Camp Uses NameGames to Foster Social and Learning Skills

Camp Haverim at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Guttenberg Center for Special Services, a summer camp for special needs children and teens ranging from ages 3-21, used iPads as part of the curriculum for the first time this summer. NameGames, an educational app for iOS and Android devices that strengthens relationships by teaching children the names and faces of their family, friends, classmates and teachers, was selected as the featured app.
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Let’s be Social 1.1 released for iPad – Social Skills for Special Needs

Everyday Speech today announces Let's be Social 1.1, an update to its popular iPad app focused on helping model and teach social skills to children who have special needs, including autism spectrum disorders. Let's be Social comes with 25 premium lessons and gives users the power to create completely customized lessons using their own pictures and text. Version 1.1 includes full text to speech support for all content, allowing a wider range of access for those in the special needs community.
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Special Needs Resource Roundup

  Open Educators focuses on sharing education-related resources and supports all of the amazing children with special needs, as well as the families who love them. They have put together this list of Special Needs Resource Roundup for TWA. When sharing resources with educators, Open Educators pull from a variety of trusted websites with reliable content.…
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News-O-Matic in the Special-Needs Classroom

This post, co-written by Jackie Bryla and Jayne Clare, was originally posted on Graphite • July 28, 2014 Categories: Products, Teaching and Learning Most students with moderate to mild cognitive disabilities have the ability to achieve the same academic standards as their peers without disabilities if appropriate modifications are made to the curriculum. This is…
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2 Apps for Developing Visual Perceptual Skills by Visual Learning for Life

Learning about spatial concepts and how the world is connected together is at times overwhelming for kids, especially for kids with visual processing or acuity problems. Everything seen can be arbitrary bits and pieces, and so how do you even begin to integrate visual input so as to bring focus to teach reading and writing?…
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Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser

Autism/Special Needs Daily Organiser  by Brooke Twine Five years ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. It didn’t come as a shock to us but it did come as a huge reassessment of the needs of our dear little boy. As we began down the path of multiple therapies one thing emerged as a commonality…
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