The iPad is powerful. It offers a new approach to skill development but it doesn't replace all traditional approaches such as developing hands skills.
It just can't. But as an OT, you have to know how the iPad can help kids develop skills while working on other skills outside the of technology (the traditional stuff) ...when you know this you have so many options to choose from to support your clients!! I know. It's exciting times!
The iPads at School Program is open if you are ready to learn more.