Special Education Technology

Assisitive technology for verbal and non-verbal students

Apps for Students with Learning Disabilities

There is abandonment of laptop technology by students who are identified as Learning Disabled. This is due to the fact that the programs require more training than the Boards can afford to purchase. I believe that to increase the buy in of technology for our students, Boards should purchase iPads or similar tablets as it is much more in vogue than a laptop.
The following apps can be purchased to help students with achieving their potential

Notability

Notability Part 1

Inspiration

Click on this link to watch a video on how to use Inspiration.

Inspiration

App Review: iStudiez Pro for Students!

Ginger

Ginger is a spelling, grammar and proofreading software. Once you download it you must be connected to the internet to use it. Here is a video on how to use the program.


Introduction to Ginger

Snap and Read: text reader

snap and read demo

Apps for Students who are non-verbal

Many of our students are non- verbal and the following apps help to build communication and cognition.

Tap and Speak

TapSpeak Choice Keyboard Introduction

Prolquo2Go

Proloquo2Go on iPad Demo

iPrompts

iPrompts® Video Tutorial

InnerVoice

InnerVoice AAC App Trailer

TalkTyper

Talk Typer

AutisMate

Autistic teen communicates with app