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Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Tech Travel Tips for Summer

Summer vacation can be lots of fun… no school, no homework, family schedules are usually more relaxed due to a break in extracurricular activities.  We, at BridgingApps, know that summer can also be a stressful time… the kids can get…

Seniors Caring for Seniors

BridgingApps was invited by SeniorCorps, a network of national service programs for Americans 55 and older, to share information about how to leverage mobile technology and apps with an energetic group of volunteers. Jana Rodriguez and Amy Fuchs gave an…

Smart Home Technology For Individuals With Special Needs

Written By Guest Blogger & App Reviewer Christopher Wright Smart Home Technology is essentially taking everyday average appliances you would have in your home, and increasing their usefulness by connecting them to the Internet. They can also connect via Bluetooth technology, although this…

More Than Simple Gratitude: Heroes in Plain Sight

Written By Amy Harkins Reading Time: 2 Minutes Veterans are not a monolith. They possess a variety of talents and skills and needs after the epic storm that crashed and stalled over Houston in August of 2017.  Hurricane Harvey was…
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New BridgingApps YouTube Content

The BridgingApps YouTube Channel is an excellent resource for using mobile technology. Visit and subscribe to view virtual tech sessions, app reviews, success stories and how-to videos. We have recently added new content and have even more videos coming soon.…
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Alex’s Success Story | Autism Awareness Month

Hi, my name is Alex Hightower. I am a sophomore at The HUB Houston, a relationship-centered educational program serving teenagers and young adults with neurological differences. I am also the webmaster and former Senior Patrol Leader for Boy Scout Troop…
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Keeping it Cool | Mobile Technology Tools for Kids with Diabetes

Article By Cathy Foreman, MS, RDN, LD Ensuring medical safety becomes a parent’s top priority when their child is newly diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. It can be a scary experience that almost 25,000 children and their parents…

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2019 | Connor’s Success Story

March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and March 25th is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. In celebration, we are sharing Connor’s success story. One of the presents that Connor Meadows first unwrapped in 2012 was an iPad. Within days, this…

Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Tech for Developing Mental Strength for Life’s Ups and Downs

As we discuss health issues related to children, one area that is often overlooked is that of our children’s mental health.  Although we do not like to think about our children being stressed, overly worried, or anxious about situations, the…
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BridgingApps App Review Podcasts

Welcome to our Assistive Technology Update Podcast Site! BridgingApps features an app review segment on a podcast called the Assistive Technology Update. The weekly podcast is a dose of information that keeps users up to date on the latest developments in the…