These are the Apps that I want to get for Alexis:
All About Me– $2.99
All About Me is an application offering picture and text support to individuals learning their personal information. Twelve icons representing the child’s name, address, birthday, home address, telephone number, family members names, pets, school, friends, favorite items, things I like, places I go and computer favorites are all included. These icons can be individualized with written text, audio and personal photos for added visual support.
AutismTrack™ – $39.99
AutismTrack™ is a portable, customizable data tracking tool that empowers caregivers of those with autism to easily track interventions, behaviors and symptoms. Checkboxes allow daily recording of any therapy, medicine or diet. Simple “sliders” allow rating of any behavior or symptom (e.g., eye contact, aggression and echolalic speech). With multiple reporting features, this information can then be reviewed and shared, to help parents and other caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) answer the ongoing and ever-puzzling question: “What seems to be working, and what’s not?”
Autism Language Learning– $39.99
Autism Language Learning is a series of language apps designed by a speech/language pathologist to improve the understanding and use of language in ALL children. These apps were designed especially for children on the autism spectrum; however, any child with a language impairment will benefit from using these apps. Many of the language apps for autism are communication tools. However, this autism language app is a teaching tool.
The Choiceworks app is an essential learning tool for helping children complete daily routines (morning, day, & night), understand & control their feelings and improve their waiting skills (taking turns and not interrupting). Based on the multi-award winning Choiceworks Visual Support System, this app is designed for caregivers to provide clear and consistent support to foster a child’s independence, positive behavior, and emotional regulation at home and in the community.
This App allows kids to explore Trains on a whole new level, they get to drive them! They can do it anywhere anytime.
Look in My Eyes: Steam Train – $2.99
Do you have a young train lover who needs practice with eye contact? Look in My Eyes: Steam Train allows young learners to practice eye contact while earning rides as the engineers of their own steam trains!
Developed specifically for children on the autism spectrum
Game Factory – $0.99
Game Factory’s new release is a hybrid match and flash card game that allows parents to upload their own images and choose the concepts they want their kids to learn. Our app is unique because it allows you to become an active part of your children’s education
iAssist Communicator -$29.99
The iAssist Communicator was designed for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities. Unlike other iPhone – iPod Touch applications, the iAssist Communicator is specifically focused on the needs of young learners and individuals on the autism spectrum and others who are more cognitively challenged. With the unique needs of these individuals in mind, the application incorporates photos rather than more abstract drawings, larger images and functional language.
iCommunicate – $49.99
Create pictures, flashcards, storyboards, routines, and visual schedules. Record custom audio in any language. Converts any words with Text to Speech that do not have custom audio recorded. We include 100+ pictures(first 5 have audio) to get you started. Add pictures with your camera, or from your camera roll, or use online image search. Utilize as audio visual prompting tool or AAC device.
Model Me Going Places™ – FREE 🙂
Model Me Going Places™ is a great visual teaching tool for helping your child learn to navigate challenging locations in the community. Each location contains a photo slide show of children modeling appropriate behavior. 6 locations: Hairdresser, Mall, Doctor, Playground, Grocery Store, and Restaurant.
Multiple Meanings Library– $9.99
The Multiple Meanings Library was created by a certified speech and language pathologist for students ages 5–15 who struggle with oral and written comprehension of words with multiple meanings. This app allows students to practice multiple meanings in the following five different types of activities: auditory bombardment, definitions, picture identification, fill-in, make up sentences (with audio recording feature), and more!
My Video Schedule– $18.99
My Video Schedule is a teacher created, individualized, customizable app with that combines video modeling within a structured schedule while providing positive reinforcement for individuals (children to adults) with autism. This lifetime app has over 200 full videos, short videos and photos which makes fading easy! There are personal care and hygiene videos (such as changing your menstrual pad) which may be embarrassing for others to make, so most of the work was done for you! Other videos include community, home and school! If you would like to add your own photo or video into the app, you have the ability to do so! My Video Schedule makes life easier for the caregiver and the individual on the spectrum!
PandaPal PECS– $45.99
Panda Pal PECS is an affordable easy to use Photo Exchange Communication System, designed by Kim Scott, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist. This communication system allows verbally-impaired individuals to communicate and improves speech and language skills.
Put It Away! – FREE 🙂
Maintaining a living space is an essential skill in building independence, and can be particularly difficult for individuals with autism or other mental learning disabilities to learn. This app aims to leverage children’s interest and engagement with the iPad to help them learn and reinforce associations between objects and the places in a room they should be put away.
Time Timer Apps– $6.99
Timed activities, transitions and tests can be stressful for everyone. Use Time Timer apps to create colorful circles that represent time – from 5 seconds to 12 hours. As time elapses, the circle quietly disappears, showing exactly how much time is left and reducing the rush and worry. Your Time Timers can automatically repeat, display time in 4 bright colors, run multiple timers at once, and even teach children how to read a clock! Ideal for visual people with Autism, these Apps help the whole family, classroom and workplace improve time management skills.
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Touch and Write– $2.99
“Touch and Write” was developed by real classroom teachers, and recreates the fun and effective teaching strategy used in classrooms every day: learning letters by writing with shaving cream, jello, finger paint, and more! “Touch and Write” uses a letter style similar to those most commonly taught in schools, so it prepares children for a real classroom. “Touch and Write” also allows you to create your own lists of names and words so that you can individualize the learning experience for your child! And it comes with 6 of its own word lists, including the most important words for young children to learn – high frequency sight words!