Skitch is HERE – in beta

I blogged about Skitch before, but now I finally get to play with it in beta. So far, so fun! Skitch is from – makers of Comic Life, and really cool people once you get to play or talk with them via their online forums. And they have AWESOME …

Instructables: How to make almost ANYthing

Instructables is a collaborative web site where you can “share what you make and how others can make it.” Another example of online web 2.0 collaboration.

Tips and tools for people who are visual learners, especially those on the autism spectrum or with other behavior or communication challenges, by Linda Hodgdon. powered by performancing firefox

Send a Picture Symbol Card or Animation

Mayer-Johnson has a free, fun, simple e-card tool you can use to send a picture symbol card to a friend via the web (and e-mail).  Click a category, choose an image, add names, e-mails and a short message and send! Try it! powered by performancing firefox

Art 2 Heart – global connections through art

Art 2 Heart is an ‘art sharing program’ that crosses borders, ages, genders, religions and socio-economic lines. Its sole purpose is to connect underprivileged children with someone else in the world who cares. Through Art 2 Heart, you can give these children something of their own, made just for them, …

ICT Games for Preschoolers

This site provides educational ICT activites linked to the English National Curriculum. All games are designed, made by and © copyright 2005 of James Barrett. These games are generally targeted at infant school teachers and parents of infant age children. powered by performancing firefox

Recognition and Response – RTI for 3-5

Recognition and Response “is a comprehensive online resource that provides educators with information about this cutting edge approach to early education. This site offers information and resources to help early educators address the needs of young children (3 to 5 year-olds) who show signs that they may not be learning in …

The Alliance for Technology Access

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is the national network of  community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors, and Associates dedicated  to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies. powered by performancing firefox

Troubled Children – NYTimes Series on Mental Health

The New York Times has published the third in a recent series of articles on children diagnosed with severe mental health challenges. The first, Living with Love, Chaos and Haley, by Pam Belluck (Oct. 22, 2006), profiles the complications for a family. The second, What’s Wrong with a Child? Psychiatrists …

SchwabLearning – a Great Resource provides a huge number of free articles about helping kids with learning difficulties, including several articles on using technology tools and strategies (some written by Lisa Wahl, my friend & former boss in California!). It’s called a parent’s guide, but many of the articles have helpful insights for teachers, …