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Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013. Posted by 

Here's a useful product for pupils starting to use iPad in the classroom. With or without a protective case like the Big Grips frame (as pictured), or Gumdrop, Otterbox etc., many users will require an additional stand to raise and tilt the device and hold it steady in position. Rather...

Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Posted by 

Excellent new video released recently by Assistiveware, the Proloquo2Go suppliers. It features an introduction by the wondeful Jane Farrall (AAC specialist) from Australia, and some nice examples of conversational P2Go use by three highly engaged and communicative iPad-using school pupi...

Created on Saturday, 14 September 2013. Posted by 

Proloquo2Go is a very popular App for communication, on the iPad. The developers, Assistiveware, provide a number of excellent support materials  - videos, tutorial, fact sheets, FAQ, forum for discussion and so on, and you are advised to consult these when getting started.  CAL...

Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013. Posted by 

I have just come across the free App Tellagami It has lots of useful and fun uses for both AAC development and education. You can quickly and easily create an animated single page short picture story by choosing backgrounds (you can take or import your own photos) and customising your a...

Created on Friday, 26 July 2013. Posted by 

Just to let folks know that there has been a major new update to the AbleNet AAC App Sounding Board. It is a free App anyway and the update is free via the App Store. Sounding Board has always been an attractive option because (as well as being free) and offering all the 'standa...

Created on Thursday, 30 May 2013. Posted by Joanna Courtney

I was asked recently by a teacher in a primary school about whether a child using an iPad with Proloqu2Go for communication could use the text she created within the app for story writing and recording her written work. At the time, the only way to do this was by creating a page for 'st...

Created on Wednesday, 22 May 2013. Posted by Paul Nisbet

I had a call yesterday from a parent who was concerned about her 10 year old son who is dyslexic and dyspraxic. He has been receiving good support from the school staff, particularly with regard to his reading - his mum said that his reading age had been 1.5 years behind but that followed intensiv...

Created on Thursday, 04 April 2013. Posted by Joanna Courtney

Does your child like music? Do they love wading through your iPad music library to find their favourite tunes, perhaps deleting your favourites on the way?! Help is at hand, from a cool little app called Kidzik and it only costs £1.49! The app allows you to creat...

Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013. Posted by Robert Stewart

I've put together a video and uploaded it to YouTube which shows how to mount an iPad to a wheelchair using components supplied by an American company called RAM Mount (which are available to purchase here in the UK). There are also captions available on this video....