Lots of Great iPad Apps Free or On Sale to Mark World Autism Awareness

Today, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day. To mark the occasion, a large number of excellent iPad and iOS apps are on sale at deep discounts or even available for free. The iAutism site has a great list of the apps that are on sale or free – with good details on each of […]

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10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism Spectrum

I’m continually impressed and amazed at how much impact the iPad is having in education – and especially in helping students with autism or on the autism spectrum. So I’m delighted to share this guest post today, covering 10 great iPad apps (and one great iPad case) for Students on the Autism Spectrum. This post […]

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Cool Things: List of 200+ Autism & Special Needs Apps on Sale for World Autism Awareness Day

Seeing a list of educational apps for the iPad that are on sale is always a good thing. Seeing a list of over 200 heavily discounted apps designed for those with autism and / or special needs in general is even better I’d say. And that’s exactly what the people over at the iAutism site […]

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See Touch Learn – Great Looking iPad App for Those with Autism and Special Needs

  See. Touch. Learn. is a hugely impressive looking iPad app from Brain Parade, a publisher dedicated to creating solutions for children with autism and other developmental challenges. The app is described as a picture learning system for the iPad that brings picture cards into the 21st Century – and is designed specifically for those […]

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Cool Things: 60 Minutes Report on iPad, Apps and Autism

Along with their interviews of the author of the authorized Steve Jobs biography (Walter Isaacson) this past Sunday night, 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl also ran a segment called ‘Apps for Autism’ that highlighted the incredible impact the iPad is having with autistic children and autistic people in general. Just a few of the things […]

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Just Another Awesome Story on the iPad Helping a Child with Autism, and His Mom, Who Wants to Buy iPads for Other Autistic Children

Photo Credit: FRED ZWICKY/JOURNAL STAR I’ve seen a number of stories over the last year about iPads being used to help children with autism. One I spotted today at TimesReporter.com – thanks to a tweet by Tracey Weil of Tales2Go – is maybe the most compelling one yet. The first part of the story is […]

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iPad at Work: Helping Children with Autism

Though there are other computers designed for children with autism, a growing number of experts say that the iPad is better. It’s cheaper, faster, more versatile, more user-friendly, more portable, more engaging, and infinitely cooler for young people. "I just couldn’t imagine not introducing this to a parent of a child who has autism," says […]

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Robots for iPad Updated: More Robots!

The excellent Robots for iPad app has been updated this week, to Version 1.3. And this is the best kind of update you could want for this app – the kind that leads with new robots. 25 new robots are added in fact – along with more videos, photos, and interactive elements. The new robots […]

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iOS 6 Coming Next Week – Here are the Best New Features It Brings to the iPad

Apple has announced that iOS 6 – the next major update to the iPad’s operating system – will be released next Wednesday, September 19. Over the last few months Apple has provided a lot of detail on some of the headline new features coming in iOS 6. I’ve run several of the iOS 6 developer […]

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For a Smart Guy, Bill Gates Is Very Dumb When Talking about the iPad

Bill Gates, the chairman of Microsoft and now a leading global philanthropist, was the guest on the Charlie Rose show this past Monday night (July2). Although Gates is a fascinating figure and a hugely intelligent guy, he had some awfully stupid things to say when asked to compare the iPad with the sometime-to-be-released Surface PC/Tablet. […]

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iOS 6 Coming to iPad This Fall

Apple previewed iOS 6, the next major new version of the iPad and iPhone operating system, at their WWDC keynote event today – and announced that it will be released this fall. iOS 6, like iOS 5 before it, boasts a large number of new features for the iPad. Here are some of the big […]

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