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Aiming for Access
June Behrmann is a longtime special education teacher (pre-K to grade 6) who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources. Follow June on Twitter @aimnoncat. Thank you to AIM-VA: Accessible Instructional Materials for sharing this blog with us.
10 Specialists Pick Apps, Websites to Help Special Needs, Struggling Readers Love to Learn
Apps and websites for special needs and other struggling learners are best when sources are trusted, juried, or chosen by people we respect. Here is a round up of chosen apps. Some are targeted to special needs learners, while others are intended to help all students love to learn whether or not they have identified disabilities.
- Apps to Support Diverse Learners in the Classroom, by Chester Goad on the Edutopia blog on Oct. 17.
- Three Maker Apps to Spark Young Imaginations, by Linda W. Braun on the School Library Journal on Nov 2.
- Apps for Pre-K, by Beth Poss on Pinterest
- Great Apps for Special Needs, by Electric Eggplant in the "Books About Being Different" collection on the Digital Storytime website
- Librarian Clarissa's App Picks for Kids on the Madison, Wisc. library website, a running list
- Education experts offer 18 apps that make learning fun, by Joan Brasher on the Research News @Vanderbilt University website in Feb. 2015
- Crack the Books interactive book series on the Apps for Children with Special Needs website—new for the 2015-16 school year
- 22 Best Mobile Apps for Kids with Special Needs, by Julie Rosenberg on the Care.com website
- Find the Perfect App on the FriendshipCircle.org website
- So many Great Resources & Web Apps to Use with Chrome Books, from David Andrade on his website The Educational Technology Guy on Oct. 29
Thank you to AIM-VA: Accessible Instructional Materials for sharing this blog with our Reading Rockets audience.