iPads in special education

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Ipswich Special Schools Conference (October 17, 2011)

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iPads in special education

  1. 1. iPads in special education an introduction to their use in the classroom
  2. 2. Charlene CullenSpeech PathologistSpeech Language and AAC Consultant
  3. 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. 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 www.aseaq.org.au/files/School_iPad_advice.pdf
  5. 5. Tips and Tricks• Restrictions• Settings within apps• iPad 2 Starter Guide
  6. 6. Teaching and Learning • Student • Environment • Tasks • Tools
  7. 7. Apps for Literacy Development/Supporthttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/apps-for- literacy-support
  8. 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. 9. Apps for Literacy Development/Support• Writing • SpeakIt! • Typ-O HD • Notability • Dragon Dictation • iWrite Words • Pages• Working with Words • Word Wall HD
  10. 10. Accessibility• Settings -> General -> Accessibility • Voice Over • Zoom Magnification • White on black display • Large textwww.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/vision.html
  11. 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. 12. Apps for AAChttp://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad- apps-for-aac
  13. 13. Apps for AAC• Tap Speak Sequence• Tap Speak Choice• Scene & Heard• Touch Chat HD• Verbally• Predictable• RIDBC Auslan Tutor
  14. 14. Access Blue2 Bluetooth Switch Switchbox By Ablenet by Therapy Box
  15. 15. Access
  16. 16. Accessories
  17. 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 http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/tools-and- resources/visual-support-apps-for-ipodipad/
  18. 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. 19. Other Curriculum• Language • Clicky Sticky• Maths • Jungle Coins • Math Bingo• Other • Paint Sparkles
  20. 20. Assessment Tools
  21. 21. SETT Framework • Student • Environment • Tasks • Tools
  22. 22. Rubrics• http://learninginhand.com/• http://treetops.org.au/groups/ipadagogy/
  23. 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. 24. Keep watching... www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/apple
  25. 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
  26. 26. www.spectronicsinoz.com

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