Archive | July, 2012

Puzzle My Life – App giveaway and guest review by Kirsten Ferguson

Exciting times recently for my blog – my Facebook page now has more than 500 likers, the blog has been viewed more than 20,000 times and now I am welcoming my first ever guest poster! Kirsten Ferguson is one-half of the wife-husband team that is Close 2 Home Apps, LLC, the developer of the AAC […]

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Book review – Adventures of One Sock: My Pal Rodger

  Summary: My Pal Rodger is a lovely story with gorgeous illustrations and I recommend it for reading with your kids. I think they’ll get a real kick out of the “dog vs. boy” plot with a happy ending, and that it will spark some great discussion about pets (and autism as well, if you’re […]

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Who gets to beat the heat? Here are the winners!

Thanks again to all the developers who donated codes and to everyone who entered and shared the giveaway. Winners – please thank the developers when you have a moment and don't forget to rate the apps you won in iTunes. I have emailed out the codes for the Night & Day Studio apps already, the […]

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Why ‘Small But Kinda Mighty’? Why a beetle?!

My wonderful friend Cynthia is a mother and an artist. She also blogs at CGregoryRun where she says things that always make me laugh and sometimes make me cry. She recently drew a fantastic new profile picture for my blog's Facebook page: Isn't it brilliant? I love it! It reminds me that I have been […]

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Beat the heat: giveaway for $170 worth of cool apps!

Contest is now over – winners announced here. Summer heat getting you down? It's supposed to get up to 36 C (97 F) here in Toronto tomorrow. That's without the humidex! Instead of sitting in a bucket of ice however, I have arranged an extremely cool giveaway of some great apps for you. Click here […]

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To the SEPRC… and beyond!

This is my second post regarding the process I went through in order to get Oliver and Owen placed within the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). The first post can be found here and is an outline of the services we accessed and steps taken up to and including school registration. This next step would […]

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One does not simply WALK into the TDSB

This is the first in a two-part set of posts chronicling the boys' educational journey to-date. I had initially drafted this as one post but it was getting far too long so I've split it into two. You can find the second post here. By way of preamble, as you read this please keep in […]

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Review of Custom Boards by Smarty Ears

I was the lucky recipient of a code for the Premium version of this app, which currently costs $39.99. My review took longer than expected but I managed to finally squeeze it in. Apologies for the delay! Bottom line: If you are a therapist, teacher or other professional who routinely uses visuals, I would highly […]

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