IPad Appy Hour: Lessons from the Field

Come to the IPad Appy Hour to hear about some of the favorite apps of teachers, parents, and students with severe disabilities. This session will describe both instructional and assistive technology apps. Attendees will be encouraged to share their experience using IPads to improve the education and lives of individuals with severe disabilities 1. After this session, participants will be able to describe the difference between instructional and assistive technology apps for the IPad. 2. After this session, participants will be able to critique free and paid apps for the IPad that have been rated as effective by teachers/families/students. 3. After this session, participants will be able to discuss issues related to selecting and acquiring IPad apps. 4. After this session, participants will be able to identify apps for the IPad that are useful in the field of severe disabilities. 5. After this session, participants will be able to share strategies for staying up-to-date with innovation and new apps.

Craig Miner