The OT with Apps blog shared recommendations from Susan Lewis Stokes in her article “Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism. In an article, Just RELAX!? Using Technology for Self Regulation for Students with Autism (Lewis Stokes, 2014), autism consultant, Susan Lewis Stokes shares technology for self-regulation for students with autism. Self-regulation of emotions is defined as the ability to calm yourself down when you’re upset and cheer yourself up when you’re down (Stosny, 2011). Here are a few apps and resources shared by Susan Lewis Stokes in her article and as curated by OT’s with Apps in the past.”
Can Audio and/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes? – Part l – National Center for Learning Disabilities | NCLD.org – NCLD
Research now demonstrates that when children with LD are given accessible instructional materials often referred to as AIM — textbooks or learning materials that are delivered in audio and/or digital formats — they can excel in school and also learn to enjoy reading.
Welcome to Episode 1 of a How To video series presented by NCHPAD with the help of Mary Allison Cook, a wheelchair user for the past 23 years. She will lead us through a number of How To’s for the wheelchair user. In this video you will learn the important aspects of how to choose a wheelchair that is right for you.
An Artificial Hand with Real Feeling
A new nerve interface gives a sense of touch to a prosthetic limb.
Igor Spetic’s hand was in a fist when it was severed by a forging hammer three years ago as he made an aluminum jet part at his job. For months afterward, he felt a phantom limb still clenched and throbbing with pain. “Some days it felt just like it did when it got injured,” he recalls.