A satirical and slightly sarcastic look at a typical conversation between the parent of a child with special needs and an official from the school district who isn’t quite getting it.
In only one year the Apple iPad has revolutionized the tech industry. 15 Million iPads have been sold and estimates are that within the next 3 years over 115 million tablets will be shipped. When the iPad was launched there was a lot of talk of what exactly it would be used for. Movies, games, [...]
Are we past the Stigma with Special Education? Why are people so afraid of “Special Ed.”? In the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s the “special” kids were sent to “special” schools or to the basement in regular schools. This is where the stigma began for many people. It came out of fear; fear of the unknown and [...]
Apple recently opened a special section of their App Store to showcase learning and communication tools for students with special needs. These Assistive Technologies are for Apple mobile platforms like the iPad, iPhone and iPod. The aggregated tools contain the best of 3rd party applications, ranging from free tools to a few hundred dollars per [...]