BOO! Core Vocabulary for kids with disabilities

Oct 25

BOO! Core Vocabulary for kids with disabilities

There is nothing children love more than hiding behind a curtain or under the table (often in plain view) in order to jump out a give you a fright. BOO!   Children who are able to hide in, on, behind or under something get to experience these words not only through the five basic senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch but also through use the sense of...

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Listening Power Grades 4 – 8+

Oct 07

Listening Power Grades 4 – 8+

Hot on the heels of Listening Power Preschool, is Listening Power Grades 4 -8+ Even though I have used the Preschool version with some of my older children, it is really fantastic to have a resource that is tailored with more advanced content to target this age group. Hamaguchi apps will be releasing Listening Power Grades K – 3 later this year to complete the...

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Go Sequencing: App Review

Aug 24

Go Sequencing: App Review

Sequencing is an important language skill. The ability to sequence is  important for understanding, planning and retelling stories.       GoSequencing from Smarty Ears currently has 38 sequences organized into categories: Mealtime Playing Grooming & Hygiene Nature Chores Miscellaneous.   There are 13 different levels of difficulty for each...

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Listening Power Preschool

Jul 15

Listening Power Preschool

Good listening skills are one of the most important foundations for learning. Many children experience difficulties in the classroom because they do not know how to listen!     Listening Power Preschool from Hamaguchi Apps is a comprehensive app that addresses listening skills at different levels. It can be used to  prepare the preschool child for coping...

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Auditory Reasoning: App Review

Jun 09

Auditory Reasoning: App Review

The ability to cope in academic contexts depends on the ability to think, understand, reason, and make sense out of what one hears.  Auditory Reasoning is an app that has been developed to allow clinicians to address skills to improve auditory processing and high level thinking skills.   The app targets a variety of skills at different levels. All tasks are...

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You are a Social Detective: Teaching Social Skills

May 13

You are a Social Detective: Teaching Social Skills

There is increasing information in the literature on the value of using video modeling to teach social skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  You are a Social Detective App from Social Skills Inc. is a great app with 3 levels to break down social situations into functional terms.   The app opens with a catchy rap song about how one needs to learn to...

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