ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Tap Tap See iphone app for blind and visually impaired [VIDEO]

Using Tap Tap See to identify package contents and gain a measure if independence through the use of technology. Showing real live situations in the use of this iphone app. … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

New edition of the 20 best free iPhone medical apps for healthcare professionals by iMedicalApps

More than two years ago the editors at iMedicalApps went through the medical apps available for iOS and found the best medical apps Physicians and other healthcare providers should download … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Measures Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) On Your Phone? – Alcohoot [VIDEO]

You want to know your or your clients Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)? Maybe your iPhone, iPad or Androidphone can assist you if you add Alcohoot to it. Alcohoot is the … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pain Squad – kids with cancer control their pain through gamification with back-up from Flashpoint characters [Video]

Two years ago me and my wife spent our holidays in Canada. We had a great time travelling in the east of Canada and spending some time in Ottawa, Toronto … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

This mobile app might save your life as you go into dangerous situations

Jeff Porten, Macworld, mentioned an app that might save your life as you go into dangerous situations. You may know that feeling of insecurity meeting some of your clients, entering … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

5 iPhone Apps for Students With Disabilities – Edudemic

You may not realize it, but people with disabilities are also at a disadvantage when it comes to education. Studies show that 54 million Americans have disabilities. 28% of those … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

12 Useful, Well-Designed, Worth-Downloading Android Apps Created by Nonprofits « Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

When nonprofits consider launching a smartphone app, most often they automatically default to launching an iPhone app. But thanks to a strategy focused on bringing low-cost smartphones to the masses … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kids Go Gaga Over Tablets [INFOGRAPHIC]

Infographic by MDG Advertising

September 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Life as a Refugee – Have you got what it takes to survive? UNHCR Game for iPhone/iPad & Android

Every minute eight people are forced to flee war, persecution or terror. If conflict threatened your family, what would you do? Built for iOS and Android, ‘MY LIFE AS A … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 1 Comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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