Category Archive: Research

Jun 13

Inspiring article about iPad and cerebral palsy

Inspiring article by Glenda Watson Hyatt about how despite having cerebral palsy manages to communicate using her iPad and Proloquo2Go http://www.doitmyselfblog.com/2010/the-ipad-as-an-affordable-communicator-initial-review/

Jun 12

iPad vs computer for supporting SEN

Great article comparing the benefits of iPad over computer for supporting SEN students with their learning: http://atclassroom.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/computers-vs-ipads-in-special-education.html

Jun 12

iPad supporting autism

A nice article that discusses how iPad can be used to support students with autism http://www.districtadministration.com/article/ipad%E2%80%94breaking-new-ground-special-education

Jun 12

Special Education and the iPad

A documentary about how Dennis Lamme, a special education student, uses the iPad to further his learning. This was created for the Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference (TRETC).   Special Education and the iPad from Hunter Berk on Vimeo.

Jun 12

Features of an iPad to support SEN

The iPad comes with lots of features built in to help make it an even more accessibly device for people with SEN. Visit the links below to see the features: Vision: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/vision.html Hearing: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/hearing.html Physical & motor skills: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/ipad/physical.html

Jun 12

The 200 Best Special Education Apps

An exceedingly detailed set of resources for iPad and SEN broken down in to SEN need across 36 pages. A massive resource. http://www.scribd.com/doc/24470331/iPhone-iPad-and-iPod-touch-Apps-for-Special-Education

Jun 12

Apps to support SEN education

Nice compilation of SEN related apps in a blog article. http://mrandrewsonline.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/apps-for-children-with-special.html?m=1

Jun 12

Superb SEN & iPad wiki

Massive resource of SEN related apps and learning opportunities on this brilliant wiki. http://ipad-sen-plcsouthwales.wikispaces.com/

Jun 12

Sensory apps for iPad

A great list with explanations to relevance to SEN of sensory apps for iPad. http://senclassroom.wordpress.com/apps-used-in-the-classroom/sensory-apps/    

Jun 03

iPad Deployment Overview Experiences

Super article below with an overview of the challenges and scope of large scale iPad deployments.  Glad we got a top notch WiFi system installed. “iPads need to be considered quite differently to desktop and notebook systems. Even when the iPad is asleep, it remains connected to the network. If you deploy 500 iPads then you need …

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