iPhone and iTouch Apps

iOS5 education Deployment Guide is here http://www.ces.k12.ct.us/page.cfm?p=3302 along with some other app resources.

Switch Access

http://rjcooper.com/ios-7/ RJ Cooper's explanation of switch control in iOS7

Our own list

APPS fo ALL wiki wiki created by GPS media

http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2011/04/50-really-useful-ipad-2-tips-and-tricks.html tricks and tips for iPad 2

North Mianus Media Center's page is Beyond Angry Birds

Favorite Resources

http://www.canassist.ca/EN/main/programs/available-apps.html apps for simplified ways for students to access their music, make music, complete tasks

http://enablingdevices.com/resources. Free resources including charts for apps for autism, switches.

Switch accessible apps -


best resource for finding apps and iTechnology resources http://pinterest.com/lasenders/
best app lists for teachers
apps listed by categories
The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users:
A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need (thanks to Joe Dale for the tip)
Top 50 iPad Apps: The Best Apps in Every Category for Your New Tablet is from ABC News.

speech and language apps - www.superduperinc.com/apps

http://apps4stages.wikispaces.com/ using the Stages framework developed by Madalaine Pugliese, apps are recommended based on the 7 stagees (developmentally appropriate observable learner characteristics)

http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/article/iphoneipad-apps-for-aac Apps for AAC

Apps-for-Special-Education a comprehensive list of apps (updated 2011) for use in education

Apps for Education (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)

Carolann Cormier's List in the Connsense Bulletin

Top 50 free apps for education

Best iPhone apps for kids


http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/ how to use iPads in the classroom, lists of apps by category

http://a4cwsn.com/ apps for special education - with videos of the apps

Jeremy Brown's recommendations of Apps for Autism

From Spectronics - lists of apps for different needs
iPhone, iPad and iTouch apps for people who have low vision via guest
blogger Anita Raftery

Visual Support Apps for iPod/iPad by Charlene Cullen, one of our SLPs

Apps for Literacy Support by our teacher Greg O'Connor

And my own iPhone/iPad Apps for AAC list at

We also have a number of other Blog entries about Apps and mobile
learning at http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/

from Larry Ferlazzo's blog
50 Best iPhone Apps 2011 comes from TIME Magazine.
Lifehacker Pack for iPhone: Our List of the Best iPhone Apps

Add Pictures to Your Audio Recordings with Snoozerr is a Lifehacker post about an app that lets you make an audio recording connected to the photo you’re taking.

100 Cameras in 1 looks like a useful app.
iPhone App From SimpleGeo Discovers the History, Politics & Wildlife Around You

http://appitic.com/ listing of apps using multiple intelligences, Bloom's, preschool and themes
http://kathyschrock.net/ipadblooms/ Bloom's Taxonomy
https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/ Kathy Schrock's iPad resources
Apps to incorporate into the classroom - Reading posted in 2012
http://digital-storytime.com/android/ best story apps for Android
http://digital-storytime.com/ story apps for the iPad
http://digital-storytime.com/wp/?p=574 list of 25 favorite book apps
http://www.digitalwish.com/dw/digitalwish/apps_center list from digital wish

http://pinterest.com/lasenders awesome Pinterest for all things iTechnology - apps by category, accessories
Mark Coppin's list of apps for autism with Common Core Standards

Blogs -Groups Resources

http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/iPads-in-Special-Education.pdf - good information about apps, iPads and all related help ( from New Zealand)
tips for the one iPad classroom & chart for iPad use

Diigo Group:

Websites for app reviews

http://a4cwsn.com/ apps for children with special needs - has some video reviews - showing how to use the apps
http://appstoreapps.com/top-50-free-education-apps Top 50 free apps for education
http://babble.com/kids-iphone-apps/sing-alongs Best iPhone apps for kids
http://freeappalert.com/ tells what paid apps are now free
http://www.scribd.com/doc/24470331/iPhone-iPad-and-iPod-touch-Apps-for-Special-Education : nicely organized listed ( by category) of apps for special education
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/ app reviews sorted by age and categories
http://iheartthisapp.com/ check out price drops - alerts for apps that are now free
CES -Ashley's lists and others


best app lists for teachers
apps listed by categories
The Best Resources For Beginning iPad Users:
A list of All The Best iPad Apps Teachers Need (thanks to Joe Dale for the tip)
Top 50 iPad Apps: The Best Apps in Every Category for Your New Tablet is from ABC News.
iPad starter kit: 100 essential apps is from The Telegraph.

Some favorites

Brain Pop Movie of the Day
Dragon Dictation
Brain Tuner Lite
Locabulary Lite
Model Me: going Places
Going Places
Glitter Draw
Pocket Pond
Tone Pad
Talking Tom
Read Me Stories
Interactive Alphabet
Doodle Buddy
Word Ball (through Electric Company)
Math Ninja
new -http://dotnamestudios.com/ very cool Dinosaur website and app for the iPad
read about an app to track your daily mood - developed by the military http://t2health.org/apps/t2-mood-tracker