Saturday, April 27, 2013

Hello AOTA 2013

Here is a link  to PowerPoint presentation, an iPad decision-making rubric in word document format, and a link to the Powerpoint format complete with my narration. Enjoy San Diego.

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Hello Columbus OT's

I hope you enjoy this presentation. There are over 50 hyperlinks in this presentation, which are best viewed and linked on a computer. Here is the link for the PPT for presentation for Tuesday, January 22, 2013. If things work out well, I will be recording this presentation and will post the audio later.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Hello AOTA Student Conclave!

I hope you enjoyed the presentation and were able to learn a few things! The link for the powerpoint presentation is here. I will post the apps that you recommended next week -- so please check back.

The Powerpoint has over 50 links to Apps, Equipment, and other resources that I hope will be useful to you.

I hope you had a great time at the Conclave and enjoyed your time in Columbus.

If you have questions about using the iPad, please leave questions in the comment section and I will do my best to answer them.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

This is a great website that shows how technology can help a child with a disability learn and also help connect her caregivers, family members, teachers, and therapists to coordinate methods of instruction. is a great vision for the possibility of technology to enhance and facilitate learning. Check out the four minute video they posted. Obviously there are lots of privacy and access issues to overcome, but London and her family have done it.

Her school district uses the BYLD acronym (Bring your learning device), which is unfortunate as I prefer BYOD -- Bring your own device. Intuitively and in our practice it makes sense to individualize the device to the child, but we need to figure out how we can get devices into the hands of kids who don't come from families who can provide the device for them.

Monday, August 20, 2012

Apps you recommended

Thanks for your participation Ohio OT's and PT's. Here is a link to the apps you recommend. If you have any questions for me, please post them here.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Hello Ohio School Based OTs and PTs

We are excited to work with you at the Ohio OT-PT School Based Institute. This year we will be joined by three exceptional Occupational Therapists who are completing their doctoral degrees at The Ohio State University. If you see this in advance, try to download some of the apps we mention so that we can have even more hands on learning. Here is the link to today's presentation and the apps that we talked about.