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Technology has opened doors for kids with special needs and every parent should know the tools available to their child. Dr. Kari interviews Dr. Anne Zachry, pediatric occupational therapist, about low-tech and high-tech solutions to meet each child’s needs. Learn about social skills training applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch; apps that turn an iPad or iPod Touch into a communication device; and apps that can be used to create social stories and visual schedules for students with autism. Learn about great options for students with learning disabilities such as portable word processing devices, smart pens and word recognition software. Parents will also learn why it is critical to assess a child’s individual needs before purchasing assistive technology. Phone in with questions! Dr. Zachry’s website: here