December 27, 2012
Immediately after our session with Heidi, I contacted our school case worker. She was very supportive. The school wanted a presentation before they would make a decision. After it was approved, we then had to wait for school to figure out how to get an iTunes account so they could purchase the SFY App. I guess, up until this time, school had only used dedicated devices. We were the first in our school system to use an App. While this was in process, school scheduled a group training (which included other parents) on SFY This was held on January 28, 2013. However, it wasn’t until Friday, February 5th that we got the iPad in our hands.
We were excited beyond words to get started! No pun intended, ha ha… Jess explored her new voice. During that first hour of exploring, I stepped away to let the dog in, and within that split second, Jess had deleted the SFY app! In a panic, called Heidi. She was able to walk me through how to reinstall from the cloud (thank goodness). This was when I learned about the invaluable feature guided access. [Read more…] about Getting school on board