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Support Jackson in his journey… and win!

You may have already heard of 9 year-old Jackson; a lot of special needs bloggers have been mentioning him lately. Jackson’s mum, Gina, is the owner of the website Special Happens. Her eldest son has a number of obstacles to overcome – he has cerebral palsy, is on the autism spectrum, has sensory processing disorder […]

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How I make PECs on the iPad – Part 2

My first foray into this topic has so far proved to be the second most popular post on my blog – ever – so I decided to update it and tell you about my new favourite app for producing single PEC cards – DesignStudio by BoogieBot. For creating visuals that use multiple pictures, like first-then-next […]

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Five app giveaway!

I was recently lucky enough to win a bundle of app codes – a couple of the apps I already have and a couple aren’t age appropriate for my kids so I’m giving them away! This is a quick giveaway as I’m not sure when the codes expire. Enter here. The apps you can win […]

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My Top 10 FREE apps for ASD kids

Gingerheaddad recently asked me to come up with a list of the Top 10 free apps that I would recommend for autistic kids. I said sure, but I also decided to give myself a real challenge with respect to this, so the following criteria apply to ALL of these apps: They are free on an […]

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Life without a computer

Welcome to the new look for Small But Kinda Mighty! It’s spring and my blogoversary is coming up soon so I figured it was time for a fresh new look. I hope you like it. You may recall my mentioning in a previous post that my laptop was work-provided, so when I lost my job […]

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Fun with Felt Board

So I got an app called Felt Board by Software Smoothie. This post isn’t a review of the app – you will be able to read that when its published at Smart Apps for Kids. This is to share some reflections as well as some pictures that won’t be included in the review. I also […]

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Apps: review of “Stella and Sam Story Pack” and giveaway of “Go-There-Square”

The boys attend a multi-activity respite session on Thursday evenings. It’s at the Geneva Centre for Autism which is a long way from our home (about a 60-90 minute journey on public transit involving two subway lines and a streetcar ride!) but it’s 1 on 1 time at a centre where the staff have a […]

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Review and Giveaway of app – DialSafePro

DialSafe is an iOS app developed by LittleBit Studios. You can read about it here: http://www.littlebitstudio.com/dialsafe.html This app is a fun way to teach your children how to use the phone: it shows kids how to use the phone safely, gives them a way to practice using the phone, helps them memorize important phone numbers and teaches them […]

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More milestones and some thoughts on the Zoo Train app

As part of our bedtime routine I typically give the boys a bath. Water can energize Owen so sometimes I change the timing of his, but Oliver usually finds a bath pretty relaxing so before bed works well for him. A couple of days ago I told Oliver it was time for his bath and he ran […]

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