Exploring AT options or looking for good apps for your kids? Effectively finding and utilizing the best technology is easier said than done.
Luckily, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has recently stepped in to alleviate the problem, releasing a number of time-saving resources to help you locate the best apps for your students.
To get started, use these articles.
Learn what to consider. Familiarize yourself with the latest available technology. Share your recommendations or reviews in comments.
Explore the Tech FInder at Understood.com
Check out the NCLD’s top mobile app picks for specific learning disabilities:
From the International Dyslexia Association, IDA:
(Not an endorsement) – just a listing for you to check out.
Apps for Literacy Support – Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies
Apps for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities – University of Michigan Dyslexia Help
A comprehensive listing of iPad apps and iBooks from the Texas Computer Education Association TCEA.
Another listing: 10 Free iPad apps for Children with Special Needs
Apps, digital games, and other technology products promise lots of skill building. But are those products any good? “Academic experts say teachers and parents are often left to determine educational value.” Learn more about Evaluating Quality in Digital Reading Products from Education Week.
Recommendations or Reviews
Do you have a recommendation or a review of apps you or your kids like – or don’t like? Why? Why not?
Please share your comments.