We are thrilled to know that many people in the Houston area, around the country and around the world are getting ready to celebrate A Night to Shine! Begun with support from the Tim Tebow Foundation, A Night to Shine is an annual event for people with special needs ages 14 and older who come together to celebrate.
This year on February 9th, 2018 more than 540 churches from around the world will come together to host Night to Shine for approximately 90,000 honored guests in all 50 states and 16 countries with the support of 175,000 volunteers. Wow!
If you are participating in A Night to Shine, you might be using technology to get ready for the big event. We have put together an app list of some of our favorite apps to check out as you prepare. We would love to hear what kind of apps you are using, post your favorites to our Facebook page – shine on!
Pandora – Listen to your favorite music or check out the latest dance tunes.
iDress for Weather – Check the weather in your area to plan what clothing to wear and to bring with you.
Pictello – Make a social story to plan out the steps involved in getting ready, what to expect and create a routine from start to finish.
Pic Collage – Have fun with your photos before, during and after the event.
iMovie – Have fun with editing videos that you take before, during and after the event.
FlipWriter AAC – Use an easy communication app that is useful in loud places to have a conversation with one or more people.
Explain Everything – Record your plan or make a drawing of what you envision this event will be like and share it with your family. https://search.bridgingapps.org/apps/cfff4dd7-d5f7-7f29-d7b1-68b7d6972269
Calm – Use this as a tool to use if you get overwhelmed with the noise, the crowd, or you just need some guided help as a break from the excitement.