apps

Apps for kids with disabilities Part 1

One of my aims for this blog is to voice opinions on tablets for assistive technologies for kids, especially kids with disabilities. Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. Assistive technology promotes greater …

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Kids learning apps – free but not fantastic

A friend requested some help with locating learning apps for her pre-schooler, so I surfed through the Google App Store for a look at some Android apps to direct her to. Here is a list of free apps I have tried in the last week or so. I am not recommending any of them 🙁

App Reviews – finding them, trusting them Part 1

While I am reading about brain plasticity, I am still looking at apps and how to rate them. I have recently read an article on how broken the Google Play app ratings are unreliable – they can be manipulated, abused, misunderstood and generally screwed around. The author of the article in question (http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/shouldnt-trust-app-ratings-google-play/) gives numerous …

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