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7 Reading Readiness Apps

  This post was originally was published by Edutopia under the title 7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students. I have reposted this here as the summer months are coming and this list contains some real gems to help bolster reading readiness or keep your child reading all summer! What is reading readiness? The dictionary defines…
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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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Testing Students With Special Needs

Testing Students With Special Needs Teaching students with special needs have always been a challenging task. TRY testing students with special needs in the present era, and you've got a lot more than a challenge going on. Let's not forget, we are all different and all have different talents and skill sets. My favorite expression…
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Reading Magic For iOS from Preschool University

Preschool University today releases a huge update for READING MAGIC for iOS. This app provides practice in reading 3-letter words. It is designed to enhance phonological awareness through learning games using sounds, pictures, and letters. The app has three games in one app. This app provides children the opportunity to blend letter sounds they hear to make words, segment words they hear into their component sounds and to read complete words.
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From Cruelty to Understanding: Trends in Special Education

Source: Special-Education-Degree.net For thousands of years the disabled were abandoned, left to die. Today: 96 % of children with disabilities are educated in regular public schools in the U.S. That’s 6.7 million Timeline: Ancient Times: 1552 BC: earliest reference to intellectual disability dates to the Egyptian Papyrus of Thebes. 800 BC: The ancient Greeks and…
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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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