What’s happening, Houston TX Local Meeting?

What do catching colorful fireflies, flinging bees, and rolling buttons have in common? They are just a few of the features contained in the app “Bugs and Buttons” highlighted at the BridgingApps Open House in February 2012. As part of…

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Are there apps that will work on the new Kindle Fire?

BridgingApps tracks only special need applications that run on the Android and Apple markets. The Kindle Fire uses an operating system that utilizes a custom version of Android. In order to purchase an application on the Kindle, users must access the…

Julia’s Story

Julia was born a happy and healthy baby on December 28, 2005, weighing in at 8 lbs 2 oz (SMALL in comparison to her older brother, a 10 pounder!) It was a scheduled C- section and after a few days…

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Could you recommend a good word search app for kids?

There are two we recommend. The first, Word Search 2 Young Readers Edition by KwiqApps has organized this word search by grade level, and the lowest level begins at Kindergarten. It contains a variety of vocabulary, including Dolch words. The…

Maggie’s Story

Maggie’s story began just like any other little girl’s. She was born in the arms of devoted parents who always held a great level of faith in the well-being of their daughter’s future. The hopes and dreams of her parents…

Mia’s Story

At 2.24am on Christmas eve 2004 my life changed forever when my gorgeous daughter Mia was born, but not in the way I had planned. Deprived of oxygen at birth, her first few hours were very hectic as doctors and…

A Labor of Love – Vincent

Climbing slowly and carefully onto the treadmill, 7 year-old Vincent smiles with anticipation. He pushes the button, and his feet begin to move rhythmically.

Apps for People with Special Needs

Imagine not being able to verbalize the most basic needs of everyday life. Now visualize having a device that overcomes this disabling condition and gives you the power to communicate with those who love and care for you.

T-21 Presentation

On February 5, 2011 Cristen Reat spoke to a group of parents, educators and therapists attending the second annual Trisomy 21 (T-21) conference in Houston, Texas.