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Awesome writing tool, worth the $Abilipad 4.0 is now available on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/abilipad/id435865000?mt=8)!In the Notepad, you will notice the following changes:- an advanced word prediction system that makes writing faster and easier for slow typists and poor spellers through word completion, next-word…(Read More)

Implementing Common Core for students with disabilitiesBy Meris Stansbury, Associate Editor @eSN_MerisRead more by Meris StansburyImplementing Common Core for students with disabilities | eSchool News | eSchool NewsExperts help schools learn how to effectively teach Common Core to student with disabilitiesA new website for students–and in particular, those with disabilities–is offering free “anytime, anyplace…(Read More)

The Best of the Best Therapy Apps for School TherapistsFriday October 4, 20139:00 AM until 3:00 PMThis workshop is designed for school based OT’s, PT’s and Speech pathologists who are beginning to use an iDevice (iPod, iPhone, iPad) to facilitate therapy sessions in the schools. Participants of this hands-on workshop…(Read More)

iCreate: Creating Custom Digital Content for your iPadWednesday October 9, 20139:00 AM until 3:00 PMIn this hands-on workshop, Sue Drouin will help participants create and edit images, make collages, create written materials, annotate readings, record and edit audio and video, create screencasts, digital stories, content specific flashcards, and vocabulary games. In addition…(Read More)

GREAT training opportunity- FREE Webinar for AutisMate the most versatile  customizable and multipurose augmentative communication app on the market! Informative website, fantastic support and training videos make this app easy to program. CHECK it out hereSoon unveiling AutisMate LITE an iPad app for autism…(Read More)

And additional AssistiveTouch features useful for those with physical limitations and those who struggle with multi-finger gestures. Watch video and you will easily make these changes. http://www.cultofmac.com/104193/how-to-use-ios-5s-assistive-touch-features-video-how-to/ Also see www.ipad4specialneedsbook.com for written directions and&nbsp…(Read More)

iCreate: Creating Custom Digital Content for your iPadFriday September 21, 2012 9:00 AM until 2:00 PMIn this hands-on workshop, Sue Drouin will help participants create and edit images, make collages, create written materials, annotate readings, record and edit audio and video, create screencasts, digital stories, content specific flashcards, and vocabulary games. In…(Read More)

Sue is presenting:Apps, Apps and More Apps for SPEDMonday August 20, 2012 9:00 AM until 2:00 PMIn this workshop, experienced iPad users will explore over 60 applications for student’s with special needs from PreK-to 5th grade in all curriculum areas. Special emphasis will be on expressive language apps and apps…(Read More)