June Seifert

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American Airlines Pilots Lose 40lb With Apple iPad Electronic Flight Bag

American Airlines recently got permission to use its iPad Electronic Flight Bags in the cockpit during all phases of flight, saving an estimated $1.2 million of fuel annually. (Hat tip Mactrast, image)<p>For pilots, it’s a huge benefit. A bag full of airways charts, airport maps and operations manuals …

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States Get Ranked On Disability Services

Arizona is the place to be when it comes to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a new national ranking.<p>…

Tiny implant sends seizure alert

<b>U. MELBOURNE (AUS) —</b> A small device implanted in the brain accurately predicts epilepsy seizures in humans, a new study shows.<p>The device is designed …

Posts You May Have Missed For Autism Awareness Month

- Leave your thoughts<p>A- A+<p><b>PrAACtical Thinking</b><p>Happy April: Celebrate Autism Acceptance Month and National Poetry Writing Month<br>• Happy World Autism Day!<br>• 5 …

Apple’s debt strategy saves $9.2B in taxes (plus $100m a year in interest deductions)

Sums done by Moody’s Investment Services (via <i>Bloomberg</i>) confirm reports that Apple’s approach of borrowing the $100b needed to fund its stock buy-back and dividend plans will result in massive tax savings, estimated at $9.2B …<p>Based on current rates, Apple will pay interest of about $308 million a …

Jobs Report Shows Little Change For People With Disabilities

As the economy added 165,000 jobs last month, the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that the employment situation remained largely unchanged for …

These Are The 25 Best-Selling iPhone Apps Of All Time

It's closing in on 50 billion apps downloaded. Just last year it was at 25 billion apps downloaded.<p>To celebrate, it listed the top 25 all-time paid apps. These lists are always fun to flip through.<p>One thing that stands out: How many early apps are on the list. There aren't a lot of recent …

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Study Finds Learning Disabilities Often Bundled, Fairly Common

A new University of Melbourne study suggests that up to 10 per cent of the population is affected by specific learning disabilities …

Autism program exercises 'from the brain out'

Because of medications and lack of physical activity, many kids with autism will gain weight. Sensitivity to light and noise also make it difficult …

Flying with autism: Airport program helps affected children

Air travel can be stressful for even the most experienced road warriors. But it can be much tougher for families with a child on the autism spectrum who becomes unnerved by the lines and security procedures at the airport and the tight quarters and strange noises on an airplane.<p>For the Littlejohn …

Special products fulfill special needs

How many times have you thought wow, I wish someone would invent [fill in the blank]? Meet three parents who fulfilled a need for their children with …

10 Things We Know About Autism That We Didn't Know a Year Ago

Just two decades ago, autism was a mysterious and somewhat obscure disorder, commonly associated with the movie <i>Rain Man</i> and savantism. It affected an estimated 1 in 5,000 children.<p>How times have changed. Today, thanks to awareness and advocacy efforts, people now have a much better understanding of …

Deanne's Top 10 Free Apps for ASD Kids!

• They are free on an ongoing basis. Only an app’s developer can control the pricing of apps so I could wake up tomorrow and find you now have to pay …

Fun Educational Apps

FREE APPS - For today we have a great app to build up reading skills; an early math app for adding and subtracting; Two top storybook apps and a …

Thursday Free Apps for Kids - Reading and Math Apps! April 11

<i>Our</i> <b>5-A-Day</b> <i>feature is a selection of 5 great fun and educational apps for kids going free or price drop from our</i> <b>AppSales pages</b> <i>where you can find 100s</i> …

5 Good iPad Apps for Social Studies Students

As social studies teacher I’m drawn to any iPad app that I think students will enjoy. After four months of writing this blog I’ve found some that …

10 Great iPad Apps for Students on the Autism Spectrum

I’m continually impressed and amazed at how much impact the iPad is having in education – and especially in helping students with autism or on the autism spectrum. So I’m delighted to share this guest post today, covering <b>10 great iPad apps (and one great iPad case) for Students on the Autism</b> …

Business Builds Itself Around Workers With Autism

In a what’s being billed as a first-of-its-kind approach, a new car wash is staffed almost entirely by people with autism and backers of the company …

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Communication Circles: With A Little Help From My Friends

On-line education has been a huge part of our professional development. With shrinking travel budgets and various time constraints, we love to make …

AGAIN with the free and discounted apps for Autism Awareness Month! That Lisa M. is ON FIRE, I tell you. http://www.smartappsforkids.com/2013/04/free-and-discounted-autism-awareness-month-apps-9th-april-edition-.html

AutisMate: Review

If you would like to invest in AutisMate ($149.99 iPad only), please support smartappsforkids.com and use our link:<p>When SpecialNeedsWare released …

Technology in Education

*** #AppyAppsforAutism -Nouns/firstwords apps***First Words International Home HD- (5.99 to FREE)- @HamaguchiApps- The app has a core of 50 objects, …