{Tech and Toy Tuesday} list of popular educational PBS apps for preschoolers

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I got this list of fun and education apps for preschoolers. This is a list of apps related to popular PBS shows such as Wild Kratts, Caillou, WordGirl and more. We are definitely going to download the PBS Kids video and the Caillou one. I’ve often wondered “Is there a Caillou app?” and “are there [...]

App-lying Yourself: How to Choose an App and Make Life Easier for yourself

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Apps, like death and taxes, have become a constant of modern life. Just as smartphones and their cousins, tablets, are ubiquitous, so too are the apps that accompany them. This doesn’t always guarantee that an app you download will be either helpful or useful to you. There are ways that you can make technology work [...]

DynaVox Compass for Professionals~FREE for ASHA-Certified SLPs

dynavox compass app

I saw this freebie online the other day and thought I would share the information. Everyone loves a good freebie, right? And goodness knows our schools don’t have enough money, so we’ll take all the help we can get. Hopefully some SLPs can take advantage of this offer and that it will be a good [...]

{app review} Talking Anya Dressup & Pet Puppies

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I was recently asked to download and review the Talking Anya Dressup & Pet Puppies app. At first I was leery because it is essentially a dress up doll app, but the puppies lured me in. My kids love dogs so I knew they would look past the girl portion of the app. Anya is [...]

Using Storytelling and Technology for Autism Acceptance

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The following was sent to up by the folks at The Mighty League. I thought it looks like a great app and story and wanted you all to know about it. Stories and books that have a character with a disability like Aspergers or Autism are hard to find. When children are entertained, they’re listening. [...]