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World Down Syndrome Day | Blakeley’s Success Story

To honor World Down Syndrome Day BridgingApps is sharing the success story of Blakeley. Blakeley’s Success Story Written By Ashley Stainback Kress My son, Blakeley Kress, is an amazing young man who just happens to have Down syndrome! Honestly, when…
PSN March/April 2018

Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Life-Changing Apps for People with Disabilities

What makes an app life changing? We often have these aha moments at BridgingApps, as we hear from an excited father who just discovered the “perfect” calendar app to help his daughter manage her day. Or a recreational therapist shares…
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BridgingApps Goes to TCEA 👩‍🏫

Tara Rocha, our Digital Learning Specialist, attended TCEA 2018 – Texas Computer Education Association, a conference held each February in Austin, Texas. Thousands of educators come together from all over the country, showcasing over 1,000 informative, interactive, and engaging sessions/hands-on…
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Megan’s Transition Story Using Tech for College Success

Megan has embarked on an exciting new adventure this school year. She is living on campus at University of Houston and overcoming obstacles unique to most freshmen. Megan has cerebral palsy. Prior to starting at the University of Houston Megan…
PSN Holiday Article 2017

Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Good Tidings and Good Books to You: Audiobooks, Apps & Accessories for the Holidays Eat, Read, and Be Merry! 🎄

By Cristen Reat, Betsy Furler and Amy Barry Books are fabulous holiday gifts for children of any age, but for many of our children, reading traditional print books can sometimes pose a challenge. What if a child has a physical…

BridgingApps Attends Lone Star College-Tomball’s 13th Annual Disability Awareness Day

On October 25 Lone Star College-Tomball hosted its 13th Annual Disability Awareness Day, a day of exploration, education and celebration of those differences with students, employees and community members. BridgingApps’ Outreach Coordinator Andi Fry was honored to represent Easter Seals Greater…

Assistive Technology Update Podcast | Kids, Apps, & Food Project High Five Cristen Reat & Cathy Foreman 🎙

This week BridgingApps Co-Founder and Program Director Cristen Reat and Registered Dietitian Cathy Foreman are featured on the iTunes Assistive Technology Update with Wade Wingler podcast. They share a current BridgingApps’ Project High Five! – A healthy behaviors program with…
PSN September

Parenting Special Needs Magazine | Fall into Healthy Routines with Technology 🍂

As summer takes a back seat to fall, the pace of life changes and routines by necessity become more structured. We at BridgingApps are parents too, and we have struggled with challenges involving re-establishing mealtime routines and how to balance…