Category: Tips and Tricks

Sizing Your Images for use with See.Touch.Learn.

One of our most frequently received questions is “What is the best size for images for use in See.Touch.Learn.?”  We created a support topic that explains how to use the cropping feature that Apple provides in the Photos app to crop your images to the best size for See.Touch.Learn. I’ve posted the topic below.   Be.... Read More > >

Crowdfunding – A creative way of funding your app development and marketing

Developing and marketing apps isn’t cheap (never mind the fact that many buyers expect all apps to be $0.99!) and the funding options available to developers are scarce, often cumbersome, and almost always onerous. Venture Capitalists are in the business of maximizing return on their investments so they will want control of their investment.... Read More > >

Special Education Category in iTunes

Apple’s Special Education Category Back in April, Apple had a Special Education image and link that showed up on the front page of the iTunes store. (We posted about it here on April 22) It was there on the first page for a few weeks and then disappeared. I assumed that it would be.... Read More > >

Special Education Category in iTunes App Store

Change makes it easier to find Special Education apps During the iPad2 announcement on March 2, 2011 (see the video here), Apple highlighted the importance of the iPad as a special education tool. And obviously, you know where I stand on that subject – the iPad is a game changer when it comes to.... Read More > >

Technology and Autism

Why are People with Autism Motivated by the Computer? Today’s Community Connections email newsletter from Autism Speaks includes an interview with Vicki Clarke, Owner and President of Dynamic Therapy Associates, Inc. and Vicki provides what I believe is the clearest explanation of why a high percentage of people with autism are motivated by the.... Read More > >

How can I find good apps for my child?

How can I find good apps for my child? I get this question all the time from people who are excited about the iPad, who know that it can really provide great benefits to their children, but are overwhelmed by the sheer number of apps out there and the process of finding appropriate ones.... Read More > >

There’s an app for that – Really?

If you watch any TV at all, you’ve seen the Apple commercials and their tagline “There’s an app for that”. Apple has even trademarked that phrase. It seems like there is an app for just about everything you can think of and for many things you’d care not to (there are 874 “fart” apps)..... Read More > >