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Empowering Special Needs Students with iPads

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Would you like to empower your special needs students to meet their full potential? The iPad, with its built-in supports and diverse apps, can go a long way in addressing a variety of challenges and can help you implement UDL in your classroom. Discover how to easily customize the iPad and use apps to meet IEP goals. The apps and activities covered address diverse needs such as communication, visual impairment, autism, behavior, speech, reading, motor skills, social skills, executive functioning, and more!


Subject: SimpleK12 Assignments
Categories: iPads, Special Education


  • Empowering Special Needs Students with iPads
Empowering All Students: iPads in Special Needs Classrooms
The iPad has the ability to work wonders with Special Needs students.more...
Content Creation: iPad Apps for the Special Needs Classroom
The latest version of the iPad is equipped with a camera capable of capturing both high resolution images and video.more...
Top 10 Apps for Children with Autism
Mobile devices and apps often work well to engage students in the autism spectrum, but with so many apps on the market, it can be difficult to find just the right app for your child or student.more...
Special Accommodations and Apps for the Visually Impaired
If you need to provide special accommodations for blind or visually impaired students, this webinar is for you!more...
Augmentative and Alternative Communication iPad Apps for Special Needs
The iPad has opened up a whole new world for students with significant disabilities - allowing many of them to communicate and interact like never before.more...
Free Apps to Support Integrated Co-teaching with General and Special Needs Students
While Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) in a mixed classroom of general and special needs students is typically beneficial to all students, it can also provide a unique set of challenges.more...
Using iPads for Executive Functioning: Help All Students Plan, Focus, Manage Tasks, and More!
Executive functioning refers to the skills that enable us to plan, focus our attention, remember instructions, and manage multiple tasks successfully in order to accomplish a goal.more...
Transitioning to College: Building a Technology Toolkit
Having, and knowing how to use, the correct technology tools can make the transition to higher education a bit easier.more...
From Enhancement to Transformation: Using the SAMR Model and iPad Apps to Empower All Learners
The iPad not only provides built-in accessibility options for people with a wide range of special needs, but also supports a growing collection of apps that complement these accessibility features.more...
Implementing UDL in the Special Needs Classroom with iPad Apps
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn.more...
Mobile Apps for Special Ed: Social and Fine Motor Skills
Are you looking for ways to improve your students' social skills?more...
Mobile Apps for Special Ed: Reading, Math, Speech, and Behavior
While iPads and iPad apps can be engaging and aid in instruction in almost any classroom, they can be especially useful in the Special Ed classroom.more...
Using iBooks Author with a Focus on Accessibility and Diverse Needs
Are you trying to reach students with diverse learning styles or special needs?more...
Customizing the iPad and Selecting Apps to Meet IEP Goals for Students with Disabilities
The iPad can be a terrific tool for students with disabilities, as well as their teachers, and this webinar will discuss ways to integrate the iPad into their learning environment.more...
Using iPad Apps to Meet IEP Goals in Special Ed
While having well-thought-out Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals can positively impact special needs students' learning outcomes, meeting those goals can often be challenging.more...

Reviews (25)

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Full Member
I was working on android devices last year, these videos are very helpful to deal with ipad in my classroom. Thank you
Full Member
So much great information for helping students. Thank you!
I can't wait to use the book creator.
I am always amazed at how far we can go with technology.
Very good!
Basic Member
Very helpful information!!
Basic Member
Great Info! Thanks
Basic Member
Great job xo thank you
Basic Member
What a powerful tool. Thank you.
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