Tag Archives: iPad
Owen and his communication device (iPad mini)

Our picnic adventure – an AAC tale

  I know I’m woefully behind on my AAC posts. I promise I will share our monthly word lists with you as soon as I can…probably while the boys are in camp and I work on putting more vocabulary in Owen’s app. Despite the fact that I’m behind on that too Owen has continued to do […]

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Brain Jump with Ned the Neuron by Kizoom

STEM education: app review of Brain Jump by Kizoom and giveaway of a robot kit

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week and what better way to celebrate than to focus on how important STEM education is? Well, how about a review of a fun science app and a giveaway for a cute and cool STEM education project? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and I think parents should be doing whatever […]

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Great app deal: Speak For Yourself – 50% off TODAY ONLY!

  TODAY ONLY: the AAC app Speak For Yourself is 50% off – $99.99 instead of $199.99. Normally I only do a great app deal post if I can personally vouch for the app being terrific. In this case, I don’t yet have a copy of Speak For Yourself but people I respect say wonderful […]

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Kid in Story Book Maker

Giveaway for Kid in Story Book Maker!

  Act quickly – this giveaway for Kid in Story ends on Sunday night because the app codes expire on Wednesday! One of my favourite apps for creating social stories is Kid in Story Book Maker. I wrote a review of it here. The crux of my review: There are more apps to create social stories […]

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Gorilla Band app

Gorilla Band app review (with video!) and giveaway

  If you do nothing else then make the time to watch the video of the Gorilla Band app in action at the bottom of this review – it’s got some footage of Oliver that is guaranteed to make you smile. You may be aware that I have recently written a few guest posts for […]

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GoNow Sleek iPad Case by Attainment Company

iPad cases – when iDevices are used for AAC – a review of the GoNow Sleek

  Some posts remain a work in progress for a long time. This one however has set new records and for that I apologize, both to readers who have been waiting for it and to Attainment Company, who kindly gave me a GoNow Sleek case to review. I had the post ready to go in […]

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Ten great visual support apps

  If your kids are having a tough time with Back to School, consider helping them along with visual supports. Why do I like visual aids? Here’s why: My kids can’t always process what you tell them but they can understand what you show them. For learning new skills a visual task list is worth […]

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Chatting with Owen on the subway: an AAC eye-opener

  As those who read my recent post on this subject know, I’m currently working on building up Owen’s core vocabulary using Proloquo2Go (P2G), an AAC app we recently acquired thanks to the generosity of friends. Prior to getting P2G we were working with TalkTablet and Owen’s communication home page in that app was put […]

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See Owen using Proloquo2Go!

  I’ve got a couple of posts drafted about AAC (I think my epitaph will read ‘She had a post drafted about this’) but I just had to share with you the initial successes I’ve had using Proloquo2Go (P2G) with Owen. An extremely kind friend gifted the app to me to use at home with […]

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Great app deal: Felt Board by Software Smoothie

  If you are: human; and own an iPad; and don’t yet own a copy of Felt Board by Software Smoothie; then today is your lucky day. Until the end of the day (about 10pm central) Tuesday, July 9th, you can grab this app for only 99 cents instead of its usual price of $2.99! […]

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