Joan's Innovative Technology Treatment Solutions

Help for Parents: Two new opportunities are available to navigate the maze of technologies to support your child 

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Are you interested in starting to use technology to help your child experience greater success and less frustration with school activities that involve reading, writing, organization and focus? Are you searching for the best ways to help keep... read more

Boomerang for Gmail 

Great way to stay organized and keep your Gmail inbox manageable
Boomerang for Gmail is a great plugin that I find myself using every day. I use it to hide messages for later, schedule emails to be sent at specified times in the future and to remind me to get back in touch if a person has not replied to an... read more
Posted by Joan Green Wednesday, October 28, 2015 6:56:00 PM Categories: Boomerang email executive functioning

A Sampling of Recent Posts on Innovative Speech Therapy's Facebook Page 

Please "like" the page if you use Facebook so my posts are shown in your newsfeed
I routinely share posts on my Innovative Speech Therapy Facebook Page. Here are some recent examples. If you use AAC with students, please read this excellent post by Carol Zangari. Activity-Based communication displays are helpful for teachers... read more
Posted by Joan Green Wednesday, October 28, 2015 11:22:00 AM Categories: Facebook

Tips for Parents To Help High Schoolers with Reading, Writing, Learning and Organizing 

Ideas for learning more about technologies to help our teenagers
As parents, we want to do what is best for our children. Navigating interactions with our older students is complicated. Each age and set of circumstances presents constantly evolving issues to consider. If we hover too closely as... read more
Posted by Joan Green Wednesday, April 08, 2015 1:22:00 PM Categories: Assistive Technology parenting students

Getting Started with Assistive Technology 

Guest post for Maryland Assistive Technology Network February 1, 2015
Entire article with images can be found at Text to speech. Speech recognition. Word prediction. Guided Access. Digital calendars. Reminders. The Livescribe Recording Pen. Bookshare. Learning Ally. Kid safe... read more

3 Free ways to Use Technology to Support Struggling Readers 

Published April 1, 2015 for Maryland Assistive Technology Network
The complete post with images can be found at Do you spend time reading aloud to a family member who has difficulty reading? Is someone you know frustrated by their lack of independence and perceived... read more
Posted by Joan Green Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:32:00 AM Categories: Assistive Technology ipad Joan Green reading text to speech

The Changing Face of Exhibit Halls 

Reflections After Attending a Special Needs Fair
The snow had stopped, the frigid cold was replaced with warmer temperatures and the sun was shining bright. The rescheduled special needs fair was well attended by many families eager to explore potential resources to help their children. The... read more
Posted by Joan Green Tuesday, March 10, 2015 4:36:00 PM Categories: Apple apps Assistive Technology cognition executive functioning ipad Joan Green SLP speech therapy Twice Exceptional

7 Ways That Changing My Mindset about "Searching" Has Made Life Easier 

Act now to minimize future frustration
The ability to search for desired information using technology is not new, but digital searching has become much more powerful. Many years ago I would spend hours searching through file cabinets for documents or paper calendars for written... read more
Posted by Joan Green Sunday, January 25, 2015 7:37:00 AM Categories: Aphasia Assistive Technology calendars cognition cognitive therapy ios ipad Joan Green memory SLP

Iphone and iPad IOS 8 Update Considerations 

Apple has announced that it will release the free upgrade to iOS 8 for iPhones and iPads tomorrow, 9/17/14. A number of people have asked for my advice on this topic. Here are my thoughts: There is no hurry. Don’t upgrade right away. I... read more
Posted by Joan Green Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:32:00 AM Categories: ios ios 8, ios8
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