Using the iPad to Support Emotional Regulation2

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Jason Backes, MSOT
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Occupational Therapist
Autism Specialist
Innovation Coach
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Educator
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Parent / Caregiver
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Administrator
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Speech Therapist
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Occupational Therapist
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Other Support Staff
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Over a year
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6 months to a year
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Under 6 months
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I don’t have an iPad yet
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According to the SCERTS® Model (www.scerts.com), it is
“the development of the ability to maintain a well-regulated
emotional state to cope with everyday stress, and to be
most available for learning and interacting.”
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As adults, we constantly emotionally regulate ourselves all
the time whether it be for calming purposes or for energyboosting purposes, etc. Our children need our direct help to
regulate themselves as well as how to learn how to regulate
themselves without our help.
Mutual Regulation?
When the adult and child work together to achieve a wellregulated emotional state for the child.
Johns Hopkins University
Dept. of Education
Self Regulation?
When the child works by his or herself to achieve a wellregulated emotional state.
There are over
750,00 Apps in the
App Store
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Changing the Level of Arousal
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Defining the Emotional Experience
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Behavior Management
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Self Regulation
Mutual Regulation
Communication/Language
App Shopper
AustimApps
Discovr Apps
Calming
Pocket Pond
iHologram
BeatWave
Calming
Jigsaw HD
iPad Photo Booth
Pandora
Calming
C Aquarium Lite
Breathe2Relax
Relax M. HD
Me Moves
Office Yoga
Action
Angry Birds
Traffic Rush
NinJump
Word
games
Words W/Friends
Moxie
Word Warp
Multi-Player
Pac-Man BR
Crazy Copy
Fruit Ninja
Feelings/Emotions
The
Grouchies
EmotionX
Feel Electric
Feelings/Emotions
Shrinky’s
Anxiety
Remedy
Autism
Emotion
Training
Faces
Social
Stories
Comic Book!
Ebook Creator
ibooks
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Proactive Strategies
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of Social Stories/ Video Modeling
You Tube
Model Me
Going Places
Morning Routines
Popplet
Explain
Everything
Educreations
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Proactive Strategies
Scheduling
First Then Vis. Sch.
Click n’ Talk
Pocket Picture Planner
Use Your Handwriting
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Proactive Strategies
Timers
Take Turns
Visual Timer HD
Time Timer
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Emotional Regulation
Autism Help!
Sosh
iseismometer
Skype
WiFi Third Eye
TextPlus Free
texting
Photo/
Symbol Recognition
Click’n Talk
Talk’n Photos
Pictello
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Simple
Tap Speak
Sequence
Choice Board
Creator
Talk'n
Photos
Tap Speak
Choice
Sounding
Board
Proloquo2Go
Sono Flex
LAMP Words For Life
Touch Chat
Expressive
Talking Tom
Oral Motor
Talking News
Talking Rex
Vast Autism 1Core
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http://www.speakingofspeech.com A wonderful resource
for speech clinicians. Helps with lesson planning and
materials (great games)
http://www.youtube.com
http://wonderopolis.org/ Sponsored by the National Center
for Family Literacy
http://momswithapps.com
http://bestappsforkids.com
http://mobilelearning4specialneeds.wikispaces.com/App+List
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http://www.storylineonline.net Stories read with captioning
by actors
http://www.thekidzpage.com Activities, games, puzzles etc
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http://kids.yahoo.com
http://www.picnik.com Excellent and easy photo editing for free
http://www.masher.com
Video editing/emailing
http://www.cmch.tv
Center on media and child
health…research based discussion on our kids and media.
Advice for teachers/parents
http://meesterc.wordpress.com Check out her links!
http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=26195
http://assistivetech.ning.com/ Allows you to chat with others
regarding apps, use of iPod/iPad in the classroom and also
has a link to literacy issues in AAC
http://appsforaac.net Lists apps by characteristics, allows
you to compare features, a nice compilation.
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http://www.snapps4kids.com/ Nice info from families,
therapists, doctors and teachers.
http://bestappsforkids.com
http://a4cwsn.com/ Apps for children with special needs
http://www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au/ Contains links to
information about “Why the iPad”, “Classroom ideas”, “Case
Studies”, “Education Apps” and more
https://sites.google.com/site/schrockipad/ Breaks down use of
iPad by curriculum areas (Special Education and Typical
Education )
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Free to contact me:
Jason Backes, MSOT
[email protected]

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