Other portable devices (iPads/Droid tablets, etc.)

AAC Apps for iPad and their Flexibility


Parent converses with child using iPad with AAC app.

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Archived Webinar on Best iDevice Apps That Are Switch Accessible

New apps are released every day and many of them are perfect to help persons with disabilities. However, not all apps are switch accessible or we do not have the right equipment to use a switch accessible app. In this webinar you will learn about the Blue2 Bluetooth switch that works with the iPad and how to identify apps that work with this access method.

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Colin's iPad Experience


Colin has Cerebral Palsy and was unable to use the Apple iPad until his dad created a modified headstick in order to be able to use the iPad. Here is a demonstration of Colin using the iPad. It's a challenge.

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Drawing & writing on the iPad


 

Emma is a young woman with limited verbal language skills and a diagnosis of autism. She expresses herself through her art and has really taken to the visual interface of the iPad. This video shows a therapy activity where art is used as a platform for language/literacy learning.

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Abbey's/autism Fav Writing/Tracing Apps iPad mini/nonverbal


Here's Abbey playing with her favorite writing / tracing apps on her iPad mini. Please check out her blog  to learn more!:) www.abbeysvoice.com

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Best Practices for iPad.m4v


A brief presentation on best practices when considering the use of communication apps for the iPad.  Topics include the critical role of speech therapy and the speech language therapist (SLP) with the apps, and the need for guided use of communication apps. 

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