Category Archive: Apps

Reduced Price Picture Communication App

I am seeing lots of deals on apps that have been reduced or set to free for some time in April in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Many of these apps are beneficial to children with any developmental disability, not just Autism Spectrum Disorders. Some of the apps are reduced for just a day or …

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Brain Parade See.Touch.Learn App

See.Touch.Learn Pro – Brain Parade In honor of Autism Awareness Day, Brain Parade’s See.Touch.Learn Pro app will be on sale for $29.99 from April 1 – 7. I had the opportunity to see this app on display last week and I think it will be a great tool to help increase my son’s vocabulary. This …

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Visual Schedule Apps

Last night, I attended a Touch Technology Application seminar hosted by the ARC and led by Debra Bryant, President of ABA Consulting Services, LLC. It was evident that the presenter had put in quite a bit of time and research to find helpful apps for visual supports. She will be presenting several more touch technology …

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AAC Apps for the iPad

Below is a list of some of the major players in the iPad AAC world with links to their descriptions on iTunes. We are currently using ProLoquo2Go, but I have looked at LAMP, Speak for Yourself, GoTalk Now, TapSpeak Choice and MyTalk Tools at seminars I have attended. They each have promise depending on your …

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Free App Friday Sites – Children’s Apps

I’ve recently discovered several great sites that highlight children’s apps and apps that are free for a limited time.   Free App Fridays The sites listed below highlight apps that are free for that Friday only. AppFridayParty.com SmartAppsforKids.com – Provides free apps throughout the week with more listed on Fridays. I just discovered this site …

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Great List of iPhone and iPad Apps for AAC

This is the most thorough list I have seen for iPhone and iPad apps that can be used for AAC. Not everything on the list is a full AAC system, but there are many apps that could be used to introduce someone to using the iPad to communicate. The list contains a description of each …

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Funding for an iPad

I just received an email with two helpful articles from iTaalk regarding how to find funding for an iPad to be used for augmentative communication. The first article describes the process to attempt to get medical insurance coverage for an iPad to be used as an augmentative communication device. The second article lists grants and …

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