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Transition Tech Tools to Empower
Your Student - Resource List
With the explosion of Apps, devices, web-based technologies, and similar innovations, individuals, their
families, and their network of caregivers have a variety of options from which to consider and thus,
employ. This resource guide, developed by Sean J. Smith, provides a well-organized matrix of mobile
apps and links to other resources that can help transisioning students address challenges. This resource
accompanied the CTD webinar Transition Tech Tools to Empower Your Student. We hope this guide
will be useful to students and their families, teachers, service providers, and others who live and work
1. Link to Presentations - https://goo.gl/hsqxjY
2. Aurasma App Found Here
a. Example 1 - Using Aurasma
b. Example 2 - Using Aurasma
c. Link to a variety of augmentative reality apps
d. Creating your own Aurasma Experience
3. Google Shortener - here is how to shorten those long web addresses - https://goo.gl/
4. Bitly - common web address shortener - https://bitly.com/
5. Tiny URL where you can actually name your URL - https://tinyurl.com/
Resources found Below
General Resources Pages 2 & 3
Universal Design for Learning Page 4
Apps Pages 5, 6, & 7
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1 - Grandma Driving - https://youtu.be/VvWGtgoTXAg
This is a link to the video I shared with Grandma reacting to the car that she was not control of. Again,
sorry for the language.
2 - **Understood from the Individuals Perspective - https://www.understood.org/ This is the Understood website I shared.
3 - QR Codes - https://goo.gl/8B3skd
This is a link where I have shared an app to download, places to create your own QR Codes, ideas that
allow you to make your own QR Code and the link to the QR Crazy video.
4 - Telling your Story - the resources below are a handful of resources to consider in organizing and
outlining your ideas as you look to structure your study, paper, video, project, and the list goes on.
StoryBoardThat - https://www.storyboardthat.com/storyboard-creator
RealtimeBoard - https://realtimeboard.com/app/
Make Belief Comix - http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
Toontastic - https://toontastic.withgoogle.com/
Toondoo - www.toondoo.com
Bitstrips - www.bitstrips.com
Pixton - https://www.pixton.com/
Strip Generator - www.stripgenerator.com
Write Comics - http://writecomics.com/
Comic Life - https://plasq.com/
Strip Creator - http://www.stripcreator.com/
List for Educators - A Bit Old but some good resources -
5 - Video resources for teachers and students -
Here is a simple list of some of the tools I will mention in this session. It is not an exhaustive list but a list
iMovie - https://filmora.wondershare.com/imovie/make-stop-motion-in-imovie.html
Apps to Create Tutorials - http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2013/04/8-outstanding-ipad-apps-
Screencastify - https://www.screencastify.com/
Camtasia - https://www.techsmith.com/video-editor.html
Tiny Take - https://tinytake.com/
10 Ways to Use Video in Your Classroom - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceZGsiYDD9g
Taking Classroom Video to the Next Level -
Reasons Educators Should Use Video - http://stephenslighthouse.com/2012/09/30/benefits-to-
Great Screen Capturing Applications - https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/9-best-
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Animoto - https://animoto.com/
6 - Video Editors -
OK, so now you have captured the video, how are you going to edit it to ensure that what you have
structured and storyboarded is what the end product actually turns out to be? Here are a list of
resources to consider:
iMovie - https://vimeo.com/blog/post/video-101-editing-with-imovie
Magisto - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.magisto&hl=en
Power Director -
Quik - https://quik.gopro.com/en/
Video Editing Apps -https://www.stuff.tv/features/10-best-video-editing-apps-mobile
Best Video Editing - 2017 - https://adespresso.com/blog/best-video-editing-apps/
Using Video in Teaching - https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/improve-teaching-with-video
Crash Course - https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse
Video with Google - http://alicekeeler.com/2016/08/29/google-classroom-video-playlists/
Great how to resources in using video with google classroom.
ThingLink - https://www.thinglink.com/tutorial/Thinglink%20education
Directions in how to create interactive images or share their knowledge.
iMovie for Editing - https://www.stuff.tv/features/10-best-video-editing-apps-mobile
If you have a Mac device, it is free and pretty easy to use.
Great video editing Apps - https://www.stuff.tv/features/10-best-video-editing-apps-mobile
This is a list of recommended Apps that can be used across various devices for movie editing.
Remember, it is not simply shooting the video but editing the shot.
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UDL Blog - Examples of How We Need to Be Doing It - http://udlmcps.weebly.com/
This is a resource from the Montgomery County Public Schools in MD that has been working on UDL for
the better part of 3 years. This blog offers some excellent examples.
General information on UDL - http://www.cast.org/research/udl/index.html
Here you can find everything and anything you wanted to know. This includes the research behind it,
tutorials to train others, products they have developed to illustrate it in application, and the like.
UDL Tech Toolkit - http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/
Great resource to share with others and to find resources that are UDL-based and a
wonderful example of Wikis in action.
UDL IRIS Module - http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/udl/chalcycle.htm
This is a site that was developed to teach teachers and others about the basics of UDL. It was developed
in a manner that helps folks understand the basics of UDL.
UDL & Higher Education - Just the Facts - http://www.udlcenter.org/advocacy/faq_guides/higher_ed
This site offers some great information for those trying to understand what is required of us here in
higher education, why, and the ins and outs of UDL for higher education.
UDL & Postsecondary - http://www.udluniverse.com/
This is a great resource specific to postsecondary issues revolving around UDL.
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This section is about Apps but more important it is about finding the Apps that support learning
and empower the individual as they seek to further engage in their own learning.
Student Learning Preferences - https://goo.gl/391zQ2
SETT Framework - https://tinyurl.com/y8l4ekok
CoWriter Universal - https://cowriter.com/
Popplet - https://popplet.com/
Pictello - http://www.assistiveware.com/product/pictello
Toontastic - https://toontastic.withgoogle.com/
Read Write - https://www.texthelp.com/en-us/
Snap and Read - https://snapandread.com/
Explain Everything - https://explaineverything.com/
Show Me - http://www.showme.com/
Common Sense Media - https://www.commonsensemedia.org/app-reviews
A nice tool to review the various Apps out there for educators. A good resource for consideration.
Childrens Tech - http://reviews.childrenstech.com/ctr/home.php
This one is for pay but something to consider. Like other searching Apps, offers some nice ways to
structure and organize.
Autism Apps - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/autism-apps/id441600681?mt=8
This is an App that lists Apps for Autism.
Daily App Advice -https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/apps-gone-free-best-daily/id470693788?mt=8
This is another App that helps you find Apps:) This offers reviews and advice on Apps for you to
Teachers with Apps - http://www.teacherswithapps.com/
A website, blog, App review and more. Created by and facilitated by a special educator. What more can
we ask for:)
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App Crawlr - http://appcrawlr.com/
This is one of several that offers a variety of categories allowing the user to search apps based on a
structured the site created to assist finding that right app.
Pinterest - Apps for Shape and Colors - https://www.pinterest.com/lasenders/apps-for-teaching-
List of Apps that can teach you shapes and colors. This is something that will take some time but
remember, there are a family of Aps and while one might work for someone, you might find something
that is easier for you.
TeachThought - http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/best-teaching-and-
List of some of the Better Apps for 2016.
KinderTown - http://my.kindertown.com/apps
Focused on finding Apps for ages 3-8 and of course, focused on education Apps:)
Smart Apps for Kids - http://www.smartappsforkids.com/
International team of educators, parents, and simply great folks collecting and sharing excellent
resources for us regarding Apps.
Apps Gone Free - https://goo.gl/9MdFDE
Is an App that is all about finding the right App for us on a daily basis.
Pinterest Plus - http://pinterest.com/cwsnlinks/apps-for-behavior-charts-social/
This is an example of what Pintrest has to offer for Apps and more Apps for users to explore.
Pinterest for Early Childhood Apps -
This is another example of Apps for consideration for Early Childhood and those with disabilities. Great
app to consider and play with for more consideration.
Bridging Apps - http://bridgingapps.org/
This is a great site that is focused on individuals with special needs. They offer a list of Apps for
consideration as well as a great tool for use to identify the right app.
Google list of Apps -
Many of us have received lists like this that are great. They offer the specifics that we need on a host of
Apps for Children with Special Needs - http://a4cwsn.com/apps/apps-a-z/
This is my Cadillac. This does some excellent work in identifying apps but also offering some excellent
Spectronics - http://www.spectronics.com.au/
They are out of Australia and have developed a nice set of resources for consideration in the area of
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APPS for AAC needs.
One Place Special Needs -
Not an exhaustive list but a number of considerations for finding the right apps from a site that
considers itself a one place stop and shop for items related to special needs.
iPad, iPod, and Mobile Device Apps for Students with Disabilities -
This is an extensive list developed by Eric Sailor for us to review, consider, and simply use in our search
for the right App. Thanks Eric.
Education App Store - http://www.educationalappstore.com/
Nice site that offers a list of features to find the right education App.
Interesting Article on Impact of Apps -
This is simply an interesting article on the potential impact of Apps.
Families Guide to Review Apps
NAEYC Family Guide to review Apps. Offers questions to ask and some things to consider.
Apples Perspective on Apps for Education -
This is a consideration guide for educational Apps.
AppCrawlr - http://appcrawlr.com/ios-apps/best-apps-word-prediction
Great resource to find Apps and here is their list for Word Prediction list for the IOS and looks like many
are for the Android as well.
Group out of Australia that offers lists of resources for struggling learners and here is a great list for
Family Time with Apps - https://itunes.apple.com/ca/book/family-time-with-apps/id947566683?mt=11
This is a free iBook to walk family members but also educators through the use and consideration for the
use of Apps.
Kathy Schrocks Evaluation of Apps - http://www.ipads4teaching.net/critical-eval-of-apps.html
This is a listing of a variety of places we can go to review and consider Apps.
Check the report out that I have enlarged below -
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The Center on Technology and Disability is funded by the U.S. Department of Education,
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) under award #H327F130003 13A.