Consider the following resources when considering the use of iPads with your struggling learners. Please note: many of the apps listed are free, but many are not.


The iPad has taken the education world, especially special education, by storm. It is not the panacea but for many students with disabilities it is another tool to consider in the student's toolbelt.

iPads for Learners Wiki


A Curated List of Core Teacher Apps

Karen's recommended list of Free Apps for pre-K - 12


Free App Alert - changes daily - add this to diigo or add to your homescreen


Best Free Educational Apps for Ages 1 - 5


iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Apps for Special Education





Why Use iPads in Education?


Here are some articles in support of using the iPad in special education:


http://www.sfweekly.com/2010-08-11/news/ihelp-for-autism/


http://www.tuaw.com/2010/08/18/helping-autistic-children-with-ios-devices/


http://www.bookroomreviews.com/2010/08/16/best-ipad-apps-for-autism-and-aspergers-syndrome/


http://www.tuaw.com/2010/06/16/the-autoverbal-talking-soundboard-speaks-for-those-who-cant/


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703440004575547971877769154.html?mod=WSJ_hp_mostpop_read


http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/31/nyregion/31owen.html?_r=2


http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/health/app-helps-those-with-special-needs-communicate?ref=scroller&categoryId=10001&status=true


http://babieswithipads.blogspot.com/