Posts and Resources by Amanda Hartmann

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Top 10 Apps for Literacy Development

Top 10 Apps for Literacy Development

  This webinar will provide quick demonstrations of 10 of our favourite apps for supporting literacy development. Some great supported writing apps as well as specific apps for working on phonics skills for reading and spelling. Apps: Simplex Spelling apps: Oz phonics apps: Reading Eggs apps: Preschool University apps:

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Top 10 Apps for Speech Development

Top 10 Apps for Speech Development

  This 30 minute webinar will demonstrate a range of apps that will support speech development. Many children and adults have difficulty saying sounds, making it difficult for us to understand what they are saying. See Amanda’s top 10 apps for working on speech skills… including some great FREE ones and creative uses of some popular apps! Apps: …

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Successfully using iPads for AAC in the Classroom

Successfully using iPads for AAC in the Classroom

Students with significant communication impairments can struggle in the classroom to communicate effectively: to participate in classroom learning, to socially engage with peers, to demonstrate what they know and to be a contributing member of their class group. This webinar is aimed at sharing a wide range of practical strategies and ideas that can help school teams to …

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iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism

iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support people with Autism

Using iPads to support people with Autism Spectrum Disorders This information has been compiled by the Spectronics Consultancy Team. Please email us on mail@spectronicsinoz.com if you need any further information. If you want to know more about iPad Basics then watching the 101 webinar is highly recommended: iPad Basics 101 (iOS6) and iPads Basics 101 (iOS7). More iPad …

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Using iPads to support students with Autism in Primary School Years – iPad Masterclass Handout

Using iPads to support students with Autism in Primary School Years – iPad Masterclass Handout

Welcome to your comprehensive handout of links, apps and information for this iPad Masterclass: Using iPads to support students with Autism in Primary School Years. This information has been compiled by the Spectronics Consultancy Team. Please email us on mail@spectronicsinoz.com if you need any further information.   IPAD BASICS If you want to know more about iPad Basics …

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Using iBooks and iAnnotate PDF to save presentations and make notes in workshops

Using iBooks and iAnnotate PDF to save presentations and make notes in workshops

Quick 12 minute video on how to access your slides and handouts, when you attend a Spectronics Workshop.

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Successfully using iPads for Communication and Learning

Successfully using iPads for Communication and Learning

This handout provides information about supporting communication and literacy using the iPad,  following the presentation to the Mamre Assocation, on Sunday 21/4/2013.   View the slides of the presentation, HERE. iPad Basics iPad Basics 101 is a must-watch webinar, outlining the basics to using the iPad. Macworld’s iPad starter Guide 4th Edition Macword’s iPad mini starter guide Tips and tricks …

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Integrating iPads for Learning Support within your Mainstream Classroom (Auckland Day 2) – WORKSHOP HANDOUT

Integrating iPads for Learning Support within your Mainstream Classroom (Auckland Day 2) – WORKSHOP HANDOUT

Adding content to your iPads to support students with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder need support in the areas of communication, behaviour and social development. It is important to match the right apps to suit the needs of individual students in your classroom. While the larger area of communication (and AAC (Augmentative and …

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Integrating iPads into your Special Education Classroom (Auckland Day 1) – WORKSHOP HANDOUT

Integrating iPads into your Special Education Classroom (Auckland Day 1) – WORKSHOP HANDOUT

Customising the iPad to accommodate the needs of diverse learners For students with diverse learning needs including students with special education needs, students with learning and literacy difficulties and students for whom English is not their first language technology can play a key role in removing barriers, differentiating instruction and providing tools to accommodate their learning needs and …

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Amanda Hartmann

Amanda Hartmann

About Amanda Amanda is a Speech Pathologist with over 17 years experience. She has worked within educational settings, as an Inclusive Technology Consultant with Spectronics www.spectronics.com.au , and currently focuses her time on her busy private practice. Amanda is a Key Word Sign/Makaton Presenter, an official Proloquo2Go trainer www.assistiveware.com/amanda-hartmann and an official expert TBoxApps Trainer for Therapy Box. …

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