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Math Melodies Free Accessible App

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Math Melodies is a free ACCESSIBLE math app created for all children but specifically designed for students with visual impairments.  The game has fun stories, math activities and lots of motivating sounds.  This is a great example of how math concepts can be reinforced on the iPad. The developers, who are Italian, are open to suggestions and are already incorporating ideas on how to modify the app to better meet the needs of students with visual impairments in the US.

This app is currently geared for 1st - 3rd grade students.  The app has been funded through crowd sourcing; currently the team is crowd sourcing in order to raise the necessary funds to add 4th and 5th grade level math activities.  If you have suggestions about the current app or suggestions about math activities for 4th and 5th graders, especially math activities that are challenging for students with visual impairments, please contact me or Math Melodies directly.

Do you like Math Melodies?  If so, please go to the App store and give a review.  Again, this will support these developers and might even encourage other developers to include accessibility features in their apps!

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A big thanks to EveryWare Technologies for developing Math Melodies!

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