Technology

Following on from a pervious post about the introduction of the device OSMO and the 3 apps/games that come with the device, we are today going to explore the newest addition to the OSMO suite, Masterpiece. Masterpiece is an OSMO app that allows the user to...

Following on from our introduction and discussion of the Fine Motor Skills App 'Dexteria', we will now explore a new app from the same developers, Dexteria VMI, which focuses on visual perceptual skills and visual motor integration. Visual Motor Integration simply looks at how we perceive an image (visual...

The App: Dexteria  Compatibility: iOS and Android Price: $1.99 (on Android) and $4.99 (on App store) This week we will have a look at another app that focuses on fine motor skills, however this one is more specialised than a number of the others available. Dexteria is an App designed by OT's...

The App: Pair-Up Free Compatibility: iOS and Android Price: Free (with in app purchases for the full version) This week we will look at the app Pair Up. This app covers a number of important problem solving, visual perceptual and reasoning skills. Designed for children 4+, the app has games targeting three...

The App: Letter Reflex Compatibility: iOS Price: $4.99 It is common for lots of children to experience difficulties with letter reversals and orientation of letters and numbers. While it is still age appropriate for occasional letter reversal to occur up to the age of 7, addressing difficulties in this area can...

In our latest instalment of Top Apps, we will look at a personal favourite of mine. rED Writing is an excellent Australian made App that has consistently been recommended by teachers, parents and therapists. The App is an engaging early letter formation app, that provides children the...

We have looked at OTFC's top 10 resources, however in this modern age, mobile and tablet devices are such a used resource, it make sense to look at some great apps too! Given the vast quantity of apps out there, we thought an extended the list from the...