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iPads in special education


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Ipswich Special Schools Conference (October 17, 2011)

Ipswich Special Schools Conference (October 17, 2011)

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  • 1. iPads in special education an introduction to their use in the classroom
  • 2. Charlene CullenSpeech PathologistSpeech Language and AAC Consultant
  • 3. iPad basics• Physical - home screen, home button, dock,• Included apps• Organisation – move and delete apps, create folders, multitasking and closing apps• Rotation lock/volume
  • 4. Education QueenslandSchools guide for purchasing and using personal productivity devices • guide for purchasing, setting up and managing iPads • procedures for purchasing and installing apps
  • 5. Tips and Tricks• Restrictions• Settings within apps• iPad 2 Starter Guide
  • 6. Teaching and Learning • Student • Environment • Tasks • Tools
  • 7. Apps for Literacy Development/Support literacy-support
  • 8. Apps for Literacy Development/Support• Digital Storybooks • The Cat in the Hat • Sir Charlie Stinky Socks • Penelope • When I Grow Up • iBooks • Read2Go
  • 9. Apps for Literacy Development/Support• Writing • SpeakIt! • Typ-O HD • Notability • Dragon Dictation • iWrite Words • Pages• Working with Words • Word Wall HD
  • 10. Accessibility• Settings -> General -> Accessibility • Voice Over • Zoom Magnification • White on black display • Large
  • 11. Accessibility• Apple Documentation• Luis Perez’ You Tube Channel• David Woodbridge’s MP3s on Voiceover• Attainment Switch• Access Options and Accessories for iPads….. Gathering Strength as They Grow
  • 12. Apps for AAC apps-for-aac
  • 13. Apps for AAC• Tap Speak Sequence• Tap Speak Choice• Scene & Heard• Touch Chat HD• Verbally• Predictable• RIDBC Auslan Tutor
  • 14. Access Blue2 Bluetooth Switch Switchbox By Ablenet by Therapy Box
  • 15. Access
  • 16. Accessories
  • 17. Visual Supports Apps that can be used as visual schedules, talking books and photo albums, rewards, timers etc • First Then • Pictello • iReward • ChorePad • Time Timer resources/visual-support-apps-for-ipodipad/
  • 18. Opinions and Research• Learning: Is there an app for that?• App called Proloquo2Go whets appetite of non-verbal child• Apple iPad2 launch video• iPads are not a miracle for Autism• Mobile Devices and Communication Apps and AAC RERC White Paper• Why the iPad should be in classrooms
  • 19. Other Curriculum• Language • Clicky Sticky• Maths • Jungle Coins • Math Bingo• Other • Paint Sparkles
  • 20. Assessment Tools
  • 21. SETT Framework • Student • Environment • Tasks • Tools
  • 22. Rubrics••
  • 23. Quality Apps Review• Broxterman’s Bugle• SpedApps2• Teach with your iPad• Inov8 Educational Consulting• Apps for Children with Special Needs• Special Needs Apps for Kids• iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education by Eric Sailers
  • 24. Keep watching...
  • 25. Professional Learning Networks• Facebook groups • iTeach Special Education – iDevices in Special Education • Assistive Technology • Educational App Talk• Twitter – lists to follow #edapp #edapps #aacapps #iPadEd #assistivetech #augcomm #spedapps #iear
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