IssieBoard: A Virtual Keyboard with customizable options. A Collaboration between Beit Issie Shapiro and SAP Labs Israel

We have been using the app IssieBoard for almost a year now, and we have received a lot of great feedback from users (thanks to all those who shared their experiences) telling us that the app is helping children and

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TOM Makeathon 2017

On January 8-10, 2017 makers, professionals, families and people with disabilities gathered at the Technion in Haifa, Israel for a special event called TOM: Tikkun Olam Makers – an initiative of the Reut Institute in cooperation with the ROI community

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The iPad in the Snoezelen Room – Calming Apps

For this post I decided to write about two things I love: the iPad and the Snoezelen® room. For those unfamiliar, Snoezelen® is a treatment approach that combines a controlled multi-sensory environment with the enabling therapist approach. The Snoezelen® environment

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Using Acapella in the Classroom

Acapella from PicPlayPost by Mixcord Inc, is a free app that lets you create video clips made up of multiple clips being played at the same time, somewhat like a video collage. The screen is divided into a maxiumum of

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A Little Gift Before Chanukah

Just in time for the holiday, we are providing links to two games that we created for Chanukah. They can also be downloaded from Tiny Tap or JI Tap, an open platform for creating Jewish inspired games and learning activities. 

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iOS 10 and Implications for AAC

iOS 10, Apple’s new operating system, includes many changes and additions that improve accessibility.  An overview can be found in our recent post. We can take this new functionality a step further and use the iPad or iPhone as an

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Print Your Dream

The technological advances that have occurred in 3D printing over the last few years have seen its use expand into many areas including engineering, medicine, fashion, education, rehabilitation, and more. What is 3D printing? 3D printing is a technology that

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iOS 10 – What’s new in Accessibility

If you work with children or adults with disabilities and haven’t yet updated to iOS 10, then you are missing out on some great new additions to the operating system and to accessibility settings. Among the most significant additions are

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School success with SnapType Plus

With school well underway, some students pack their bags with notebooks and sharpened pencils, while others have iPads loaded up with classroom essentials.  One app that continues to be our most recommended for students with handwriting difficulties is SnapType Plus.  It has maintained

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Shana Tova!

Another year has come and gone and here we are heading into the High Holidays again.  This year we are very happy to introduce you to the app JI Tap, a collaboration between Tiny Tap and Jewish Interactive. It is

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