Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Appsolutely Engaging and Educational: Introduction to iPad Apps for Kids with Special Needs

Image of young boy using an iPad

This webinar is presented by Eric Jerman, M.Ed., COMS.  Eric is the parent of a boy who has cortical visual impairment (CVI) and global developmental delays. While spending two years as a stay-at-home dad with his son, Jake, Eric explored the use of the iPad as a tool to assist his son with communication, education, and entertainment.

In this webinar, Eric shares strategies, tips and techniques to begin using an iPad with students who are visually impaired with additional disabilities. He discusses the following types of apps, with specific examples:

  • Cause and effect
  • Read-to-Me Stories
  • Music and Sound
  • Communication
  • Accessibility

Included is a 10 page handout.

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Posted on April 13, 2012
Updated on: December 19, 2018