Tag Archives: special needs

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie: activities and a review of Special Stories app

  Edited to add two things: In response to the review the developer has dropped the price of the app from $19.99 to $13.99. I think this places it in the ‘must buy’ category if you have children with special needs or work with them. I also have two copies of the app to giveaway! […]

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Axel’s Chain Reaction – free until Oct 4 – app review

I bumped up my review of Axel’s Chain Reaction because this week it’s FREE to download. So, if you’re reading this before October 5th and it sounds like a book you’re be interested in, download it now while it’s FREE! Summary – is the app worth buying? Definitely download it while it’s free. After that, […]

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Cute Food: app review and giveaway

  Puppet Workshop, a recent release from Jump App has rightly won many accolades as it’s a fun, engaging app with an old-school sock puppet feel. The developer also has a brand new app coming out called Imagination Box which I was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of. It allows you (I mean, um, […]

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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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Great app deals: TEN Smarty Ears apps reduced to only $4.99 each!

  I was checking the apps that have dropped in price over the last 24 hours and I saw a couple of Smarty Ears apps on my wishlist had dropped in price to only $4.99. Upon further investigation it appears Smarty Ears are having a massive summer sale! I had to share this with you […]

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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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I’m back! (well, kinda)

  It feels so good to publish a post again – it's been two months! Before I get into where I've been and where I'm going, let me tell you about a flash giveaway on my Facebook page which ends tomorrow. Kid in Story is an app (current price $6.99) which is great for creating […]

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Gavin David Leong: superhero

  The doctors pronounced Gavin Leong dead on Sunday night, April 14th, his mother's birthday. He had just turned five and a half last month. We knew it was coming after his mother, Kate, posted Without Ever Uttering a Word on her blog Friday night, but it was heartbreaking nonetheless. When I say 'we' I […]

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i See-quence Easter Social Skills Stories: Review and announcing a massive giveaway!

  Let’s See-quence from Winter into Spring at an SBKM Open House! Starting tomorrow (Friday, March 22nd, 2013) I will be hosting an Open House on my Facebook page – you don’t need to bring anything but if you visit, you may win an app code or two. Developer I Get It has provided me […]

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SpeechBox for Speech Therapy

SpeechBox for Speech Therapy: Review and giveaway

    *Drumroll* – this post contains a giveaway for TWO copies of SpeechBox for Speech Therapy (an iPhone and an iPad edition) AND a video of the app in action starring the talented and wonderful Oliver! Summary – is the app worth buying? Yes, for parents who want the ability to practice speech sound […]

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