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BridgingApps Reviewed App | Virtual Sheet Music

BridgingApps just published the following BridgingApps Reviewed App on the site: The Virtual Sheet Music app is a great resource for those who need to find, read and/or teach music. They have a wide variety of scores for nearly every…

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Looking for Some Great Summer Apps

Going out of town this summer?  Need to add some apps to your mobile devices?  Head on over to our Soundcloud page and take a LISTEN to some of the features from our favorite apps.  You can listen while you…

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BridgingApps Reviewed App | uChoose by InteractAble

UChoose is an app targeting social skills of children on the autism spectrum. The method employed by the developer aims to help children understand social cues and feel more comfortable in their environment. The program is specifically targeted at the…

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Health and Nutrition Apps | Parenting Special Needs Magazine

It is no surprise that children with special needs and their caregivers juggle over-packed schedules so that eating habits and exercise can be easily overlooked. Yet, we know that nutrition and regular physical activity lead to better overall health. Research…

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Fort Worth Local Meeting: Apps for Executive Functioning

The BridgingApps Fort Worth local meeting was held on Jan. 21 at the Starpoint School on the TCU campus.  We discussed the importance of Executive Functioning skills.  Executive Functioning is an umbrella term for the management (regulation, control) of cognitive…

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5 Apps for Caregivers | Easter Seals

Did you know that November is National Family Caregiver Month? We recently teamed up with Easter Seals to provide some of our favorite apps for caregivers and some tips for using them. As we turn to technology more and more…

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Maya’s Success Story

Maya is 2 ½ years old now and has been using her iPad since she was about 10 months old. It’s incredible to me how proficient she is at navigating and correctly using her apps. Her fine motor skills have…

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Time for an iPad upgrade?

Planning to upgrade to a new iPad? In case you missed it, today Apple introduced their newest line of iPads. If you are planning to upgrade, please consider donating your used iPad (or Android tablet) to our Assistive Technology lab to…

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Apps and Autism | ACT

Jonathan Godfrey of ACT | The App Association recently discussed some of the breakthroughs and success stories we have seen here at BridgingApps using mobile devices and apps with people with autism and other disabilities in his article, Apps and Autism. Our…

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IEP Tools at Your Fingertips

There is no question that getting ready for an IEP meeting can be a stressful and intimidating experience. The amount of information that parents must absorb and be expected to understand about their child and their educational needs is staggering….

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Top 10 App Reviews from 2013

As we countdown to the New Year, we thought we would take a look back at some of our most popular app reviews from 2013. This list includes our most accessed app reviews from the past year! You can also…

December Webinars: Getting Started, Hardware, Accessories, and More

We have two more great webinars this month to help you learn how to effectively use iPads and other mobile devices with people who have disabilities. These webinars are part of our Mobile Devices Certification program with TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association). You can…

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BridgingApps at SXSW Interactive 2014

Last month we announced that our panel for SXSWedu 2014 was selected, and now we are thrilled to announce that we have also been selected for SXSW Interactive 2014! Our session, Autism APPtitude: Using Apps to Target Skills, will be…

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An iPad for the Holidays—Now What?

This holiday season you have purchased an iPad for your child—now what? We know that looking for appropriate apps can be overwhelming and figuring out how to get started with an iPad can turn a well-intentioned giver into a Grinch!…