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AT and App support for Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary - Executive Function App Matrix

Authors: Center on Disability and Technology, US Department of Education



Description:

The AT and App Support for Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary guide is a detailed list of effective Apps targeting executive functioning (all are available for purchase and download). Click on the "Web Links" tab above to download a free copy of the guide, it was created by the US Department of Education's Center on Technology and Disability.

This guide catalogues 44 different executive functioning apps. The apps described can help ease the transition into a post-secondary environment, as well as help with educational organization and functioning overall. For each app, the list contains information on:
- Its name and developer, with a hot link to a website.
- The specific executive function it targets.
- Its price via iOS and google (many are free downloads).
- Comments and information on specific features.

The areas of executive function addressed by the apps on this list include:
- Impulse Control
- Shift/Flexible Thinking
- Emotional Control
- Task Initiation
- Planning and Prioritizing
- Organization
- Self Monitoring
- Working Memory

In addition to apps, there is a section on smart watches with links to product descriptions and purchasing information for four different kinds of smart watches, as well as additional information on the Apple watch and a Consumer Reports article on smart watches.


Contact Info:
Name:Diana Petschauer
Organization:Center on Technology and Disability
Address:FHI 360
1825 Connecticut Avenue N.W
Washington DC 20009
  
Phone:603-998-4980
E-mail:dp.atspecialist@gmail.com
  

Web Links

http://ctdinstitute.org/sites/default/files/file_attachments/ExecFx%20AppMatrix%20Jan2016.pdf
Download a copy of the AT and App Support for Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary

http://ctdinstitute.org
Visit the home page of the authoring organization, the U.S. Department of Education's Center on Technology and Disability


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