Students and kids with learning disabilities have also the right to benefit from this surge in the use of educational apps on mobile devices particularly iPad. There are actually several iPad apps that can help your students overcome their autism and speech issues, develop both their communication and social skills, and enhance their literacy capabilities.
Here is a list we have curated for you containing awesome apps specifically designed for students with learning disabilities.
1- Autism Timer
" Autism Timer is a digital timer that shows the elapsed time clearly and is easy to use. You can set three different time for green/yellow/red zone. When the timer is done, it beeps/vibrate and show the black and white square flag ............."
2- Behavior Assessment Pro
" Behavior Assessment Pro is an iPhone, iTouch and iPad application that identifies factors related to problem behaviors. BAP was designed by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst for use by parents, teachers, therapists, behavior analysts, special educators or anyone interested in supporting individuals with problem behaviors...."
3- My Talk Tools
"MyTalkTools Mobile for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad enables people with communication difficulties to express their needs and desires to those around them......... "
4- Glow Draw
" This is a great iPad app for drawing."
" Talking calculator. Says all numbers in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. Does basic arithmetic: addition, substraction, multiplication, division.."
" iConverse is an educational tool designed for young children, autistic individuals, and individuals with other communicative disabilities, and also toddler-aged children who have yet to master language......"
7- My Choice Board
" The primary purpose of MY CHOICE BOARD is to present a visual display of “choices” to those with limited communication skills. This gives individuals with Autism, communication delays or learning differences the opportunity to be independent and express their own specific needs and wants. ..........."
8- My Homework
" With myHomework you can easily know what's due and when so you will never forget a homework assignment again .........."
" iCommunicate lets you design visual schedules, storyboards, communication boards, routines, flash cards, choice boards, speech cards, and more. It is customizable to your needs. ........"
" Aurifi combines the two things the iPhone and iPod Touch do best - music and organic interaction.It is a great audio game..."
" The ‘Autism Xpress’has been created to help promote greater awareness about autism spectrum disorders. It is designed to encourage people with autism to recognizes and express their emotions through its fun and easy to use interface......."