Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services has a resource bank of document about iPads and other assistive technology.
Latest Websites for Special Needs Education Apps
inov8 Educational Consulting has a series of webpages on Apps for Special Needs students. The pages covers the areas of nonverbal language disorders, organisational skills, autonomy, fine motor skills, literacy.
Apps for Children with Special Needs provide reviews of an extensive range of Apps. What is very useful on this site is that there are also video demonstrations of the Apps.
Bridging Apps provide a useful App finder page which focuses first on who will be using the App to help your determine the Apps you need lists and then a selection of sliders to further refine your search based on a range of categories
Spectronics an inclusive technologies supplier has useful links about iPads, accessories and Professional Learning workshops
Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services has a resource bank of document about iPads and other assistive technology including:
- iPad features chart
- iPad Apps list
Latest app reviews for Special Needs education
10 fantastic iPad Apps for Kids with Autism
The writer of this blog post lists 10 apps for iPod Touch or iPad devices that may be fun or educational for children with autism. Some of the suggestions such as "Tappy Tune" and "Splish Splash Inn" help children with pre-reading and pre-math skills, while others such as "My First Tangrams," "Hand Drums" and "Chalkboard" feature puzzles, music and art.
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education
New App to communicate with someone who is deaf
RIDBC Auslan Tutor: Key Signs for iPad
Anyone wanting to learn to communicate with someone who is Deaf, will now have the chance to learn 150 key signs in Australian Sign Language (Auslan) in a free application by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. As part of thier 150th anniversary this year, experts at RIDBC have developed an application called, ‘Auslan Tutor: Key Signs’ which can be downloaded free for use on the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This “lite” version is the world’s first free Australian Sign Language iPad application.