Top Apps for Occupational Therapists: School of Multi Step Directions

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Every school-based therapist treats students who struggle with following directions. These children need to concentrate, hear and remember steps, and execute directives. It can be a daunting challenge for everyone involved. Using classroom-based settings and built-in reinforcement in the form of a pong game, the Virtual Speech Center app School of Multi Step Directions is… Read more »

Essential Occupational Therapy App: Skill Training

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“A fun and challenging visual motor activity app. Look out, you might be hooked!” This comment came from occupational therapists at OTswithApps.com after they took a trial run of Sebastian Miedtank’s Skill Training app, priced at $2.99 for your iPhone or iPad. Miedtank also created the Skill Game OT app. Customizable Activities and Exciting ChallengesDeveloped… Read more »

Essential Occupational Therapy Apps: Sam Phibian

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The good news is: There are an increasing number of apps for your iPhone, iPad and iPod that can be used to make occupational therapy sessions more interactive, lively and interesting for young students. The even better news is the recently introduced app Sam Phibian. Because, guess what? It not only gets rave reviews from… Read more »

Occupational Therapy App Talk: Awesome Memory

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Memory is the core of human learning and the root of our ability to function in the day-to-day world. For children with memory difficulties, a day at school can be a source of frustration, boredom and even social isolation. Young students may be labelled as distracted, uncooperative, or combative not because they are unable to… Read more »