Topic: Current Generation of Tablet Computers and Deaf-Blindness

Date 06/24/2011

By Kathy Hughes

Subject IPad

I began using my iPad with several apps at school with a first grader with CHARGE. We have used several tracing letter and number apps, verbal victor, and I am excited about SeeTouchLearn...although I need to sign the request, it allows for increased receptive language trials. I was not surprised by the speed that my student used pictures, zoom pinching, screen orientation, and found his way through apps. It also holds his attention for longer periods of time.

I continue to search for apps that are useful and compliment the classroom instruction. Our school just added several iPads and next year the classroom will have greater access