Apps That Can Help - Williams Syndrome Association

Apps That Can Help - Williams Syndrome Association

There’s an App For That!

Tried & True apps for kids/teens/adults with WS

Apps are constantly changing…

This guide is a starting point and not meant to be all encompassing.

Apps are constantly being created and deleted.

We are recommending those we find to be reliable with a quality track record for updates, etc.

Some apps have a cost and some are free. We are recommending them based on Quality & Purpose, not cost.

App Information is listed according to information available at App Store as of June 2014. Some apps are available from Google Play; Please check for availability.

List compiled by Robin Pegg, Educational Consultant, Williams Syndrome Association with contributions from:

• Terry Monkaba, Mom to Ben (WS) 28

• Erin Cunningham, Mom to Kurt (WS) 21

• Dave Munk, Dad to Ella (WS) 13

• Darian Packard, Mom to Joelle (WS) 13

• Rachael Langley, MA, CCC-SLP

• Matinga Ragatz, MA, Google Certified Educator

Alternate Access/Alternate Output

Panther Math Paper

Do math independently without a pencil. Special settings for beginning math and advanced math.

Comes with hundreds of problems to get you going!

A amazing tool for school and learning!

Built using principles of

Universal Design

A great alternative for anyone who uses an iPad in school or work. Amazing alternative access for people with motoric disabilities or struggling learners.

PRICE: 19.99

Google Drive

Do math independently without a pencil. Special settings for beginning math and advanced math.

Comes with hundreds of problems to get you going!

A amazing tool for school and learning!

Built using principles of

Universal Design

A great alternative for anyone who uses an iPad in school or work. Amazing alternative access for people with motoric disabilities or struggling learners.

PRICE: FREE

Doceri

Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again.

Create a lesson or presentation, insert images, save and edit your project and record a screencast video you can easily save or share. Doceri does it all!

Control your lesson or presentation live with

Airplay or through your

Mac or PC. Annotate a

Keynote or PowerPoint, or present your original

Doceri project. Great for student projects, too.

PRICE: FREE

ABC – Magnetic Alphabet

HD

Play with your kids and teach them to write with the Magnetic Alphabet!

It's the iPad edition of the old fashioned magnetic board suitable for kids of all ages!

It comes with a rich set of colored pieces that can be placed freely on the board: letters, numbers, symbols, funny figures and themed sets.

PRICE: 1.99

Google Docs

With Google Docs you can:

- Create new documents or edit any that you have started on the web or another device

- Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time

- Get stuff done at any time – even without an

Internet connection

- Add and respond to comments

- Never worry about losing your work – everything is automatically saved as you type

- Protect your documents with a 4-digit passcode

PRICE: FREE

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon®

NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.

PRICE: FREE

Budgeting/Money Management

Virtual Wallet by PNC

FEATURES

MAIN – At-a-glance view of

Money Bar, the upcoming week and your last five transactions.

MOBILE DEPOSIT- Use your camera equipped iOS device to deposit checks.

CALENDAR - View your scheduled payments and transfers, transaction history, paydays, reserve items, and

Danger Days.

PAY BILLS - Make one-time bill payments to billers you have already set up online using

Virtual Wallet.

SHAKE THE PIG - Shake or tap the

Pig to move money from your

Spend account to your Growth account.

PRICE: FREE

My Weekly Budget

Save money with this real-time budgeting app! It is SIMPLE - but powerful, MyWB is the easiest way to keep track of your spending and take control of your personal budget! MyWB allows you focus on a budget target for the current week and helps you focus on your day to day spending. Tracking your spending on MyWB and using it daily is all you need to stay within your spending budget, allowing you to save money over time! It is easy to use, incredibly straight forward!

PRICE: .99

Spending Tracker

√ Simple and intuitive user interface

- helps you track your spending quickly and easily

√ Flexible Time Periods

- choose to track Weekly,

Monthly or Yearly

√ Budget Mode

- optionally set a fixed budget amount to help you meet your spending targets

- carry over any remaining budget to the next period

√ Summary View

- overview of your current spending progress

- time travel backwards and forwards in time

- see your main areas of spending

PRICE: FREE

Shoeboxed

- Transform receipt images into accurate, human verified data

- Instantly archive receipts onthe-go

- Access a searchable, sortable archive of your categorized, IRSaccepted receipts

- Enjoy one-click, hassle-free mileage tracking

- Generate email expense reports in seconds

- Export expenses to QuickBooks,

Wave Accounting, Excel,

Outright, Xero and dozens of other tools

- Rejoice in free and friendly email and phone support

PRICE: FREE

Camera to PDF

Use this app to quickly and conveniently use your camera as a scanner to create PDFs and email them or save them to

Dropbox. Scan receipts, contracts, paperwork without the hassle of finding and operating a scanner.

There are other apps like this one but this is by far the easiest to use and fastest.

PRICE: 4.99

Calculators

Big Calculator FREE

Large, easy to press buttons

- Paper tape so you can see your previous calculations

- Change the font size of the paper tape to whatever is right for you

- Email or Copy the contents of your paper tape

- Memory Recall button changes to display your current memory value

- Support for percentage, square root, squared, cubed plus all the basics

- Backspace button

- Store state when you exit - start off right where you left off

- Number format based on your locale settings

PRICE: FREE

My Script Calculator

**The Free handwriting calculator for your iPhone or iPad**

Easy, simple and intuitive, just write the mathematical expression on the screen then let

MyScript technology perform its magic converting symbols and numbers to digital text and delivering the result in real time.

The same experience as writing on paper with the advantages of a digital device (Scratch-outs, results in real time, …).

Solve mathematical equations by hand without actually having to crunch the numbers yourself your locale settings

PRICE: FREE

Free Graphing Calculator

1) Scientific Calculator. Simple to grasp and easy to use, but powerful features are available when you need them. Available functions include the following:

• the usual arithmetic functions and exponentiation.

• square root, cube root, nth root, natural log, log base 10, log of arbitrary base, absolute value, factorial, permutations (nPr), combinations (nCr), modulus, random integer, bell curve, cumulative normal distribution, decimal to fraction.

2) Graphing. Capabilities:

• Graph up to four equations at once.

• Graphs are labeled.

• You can drag the graph or pinch to zoom in or out.

• Calculator can find roots and intersections.

• Graph in polar coordinates.

• Graph parametric equations

PRICE: FREE

Money Counter Calculator

FREE

Money Counter Calculator

FREE is a simple application that counts the user's money.

To use Money Counter

Calculator FREE, the user simply enters the amount of coins and dollars they have.

Money Counter Calculator

FREE will then provide a total of all coins and dollars combined.

PRICE: FREE

Tip Calculator FREE

Features include:

- Elegant and intuitive user interface

- Revolutionary way to enter data. Reduce number of taps to minimum:

- Simply swipe finger over beautiful people/star icons to change number of people and tip percentage

- Tap check amount to bring up large number keypad

- Shake iPhone to clear check amount

- Automatically detect and set your currency

PRICE: FREE

Fine Motor Development

Dexteria

Dexteria is a set of therapeutic hand exercises (not games) that improve fine motor skills and handwriting readiness in children and adults. Dexteria’s unique hand and finger activities take full advantage of the multi-touch interface to help build strength, control, and dexterity.

PRICE: 3.99

Bugs & Buttons

The app goes beyond simply great graphics and beautiful music by engaging children through intriguing game play that progressively adapts to their skill level.

Designed to be self paced, each activity offers simple visual instructions. Offering two play modes, children can choose to be automatically guided or explore and play.

PRICE: 2.99

Dexteria Jr.

Dexteria Jr. is a set of hand and finger exercises to develop fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The activities are specially designed for kids age 2-6. New characters, sprite animations, music, and sound effects all add up to a fun and engaging experience for toddlers and preschool-aged children.

PRICE: 2.99

Bugs & Bubbles

Bugs and Bubbles is the latest app in a growing collection based on the award winning Bugs and

Buttons. The uniquely detailed graphical styling, beautiful music, and advanced interactivity is designed to engage, entertain, and educate.

Packed with over 18 games and activities in one title, Bugs and

Bubbles offers plenty of choices for children to explore and play.

PRICE: 2.99

FingerFun HD

Let your children develop their finger abilities with Fingerfun!

Four magical worlds are hidden under covers that can be lifted by simultaneously pressing on a pattern of buttons. The game is designed to help toddlers develop their fingers’ fine motor skills in the most fun way possible.

PRICE: 1.99

Geography

Google Earth

Our app features 25 graphic organizers for students to use to organize their thinking while reading or preparing to write.

Covers all common comprehension skills: cause

/effect, main idea/detail, sequence events, pro/con, story elements, characterization, word meaning, plot, KWL and much more. Save to your device and/or email. Use again and again. Project on board and collaborate with team members.

Use to organize notes while reading or use them as a prewrite to school papers. Great tool for instructors as well.

PRICE: .99

Globe

Globe for iPad is a

Geography app which shows the countries of the world on a 3D globe - you can manipulate the globe with the normal iPad gestures

— drag your finger or use a rotate gesture to rotate the globe; pinch to zoom in and out.

Search for a country and the globe will rotate to show that country.

Tap on a country to show country information from

Wikipedia.

PRICE: FREE

Stack the States

You earn a random state for every successfully completed level. All of your states appear on your own personalized map of the United States. Try to collect all 50! As you earn more states, you begin to unlock the four free bonus games: Map It, Pile Up,

Puzzler and Capital Drop. Four games in one!

HAVE FUN LEARNING ALL ABOUT

THE 50 STATES:

Capitals

State shapes

Abbreviations

Bordering states

Location on the map

Nicknames

Flags

...and more!

PRICE: .99

Stack the Countries

LEARN BEFORE YOU PLAY: Stack the Countries provides 193 country flash cards and colorful interactive maps of the continents. Use them to brush up on your world geography before you play or as a handy reference tool.

HAVE FUN LEARNING ALL ABOUT

THE COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD:

Capitals

Landmarks

Major Cities

Continents

Border Countries

Languages

Flags

Country Shapes

PRICE: 1.99

GeoBee Challenge HD

This is a challenging game, so it's not for beginners...but do keep in mind that the

National Geographic Bee is meant for kids in grades 4-8.

Are you smarter than a 4th grader? If you need help studying, you should check out the National Geographic

World Atlas HD app, also available on iTunes.

Three types of game play make sure you really know your stuff and never get bored.

PRICE: 1.99

Grocery Shopping/Recipes

Grocery IQ

Grocery shopping made quick and easy with the features you expect from the #1 grocery shopping list app. Build lists from our extensive product database using text, barcode, or voice search; sync and share lists with other devices and the

GroceryiQ.com website; find related coupons and much more!

PRICE: FREE

Zip List

Make grocery shopping easier with ZipList! This free grocery list app used by millions beats the paper shopping list hands down.

Simply add items anytime, see them organized by aisle, and get in and out of the store faster. Download it FREE and dig right in:

Add recipe ingredients to your grocery shopping list with a click! You can also search over 1 million recipes from your favorite recipes sites and save them to one central Recipe Box.

PRICE: FREE

Jamie Oliver

If you haven’t subscribed yet, make sure you check out my taster pack – it’s updated with 10 new beautiful step-by-step recipes every second

Wednesday of the month to give you a real feel of what the app is all about. When you subscribe, you’ll get a huge selection of more than 300 exclusive recipes, all with step-by-step photography to make them super clear and easy to follow.

Plus, we’re adding more recipes every month to keep you inspired and to help you learn new, amazing skills that’ll get you cooking incredible food.

PRICE: FREE

Photo Cookbook: Quick & Easy

Every recipe starts with a photograph of all the ingredients you’ll use in the process. This way and in one glance, you can control if you’ve got all the ingredients you need for preparing the dish.

Each short and straightforward step is clearly explained and easy to understand. Along with the pictures, this assists novice cooks as well as those with more experience in remembering the little touches that can easily be overlooked. Each recipe ends with a photograph of the finished dish, complete with any serving suggestions.

PRICE: 3.99

Photo Cookbook: Simple &

Delicious

The Photo Cookbook –

Simple & Delicious is a great choice for beginners, but experts, too, will find a variety of international recipes that are all simple and delicious. Included are classics such as Caesar

Salad, Lasagna, Basic Beef

Stew, or Meatloaf, along with more unusual preparations such as Steamed Salmon,

Pork Chops with Apple

Sauce, or Shrimp Noodle

Bowl.

PRICE: 3.99

Graphic Organizers

Tools 4 Students

Tools 4 Students offers 25 graphic organizers supporting common comprehension skills like main idea and detail, sequencing, compare and contrast etc. Each organizer can be used again and again and be emailed, drop boxed, or saved as a PDF.

PRICE: .99

Tools 4 Students 2

Mobile Learning Services introduces Tools4Students 2 featuring 25 NEW Graphic

Organizers suitable for grade

4 -12 students. Available for purchase through the educator volume purchasing program. Some of the new organizers include: Chapter

Notes, Document Analysis,

Writing Organizers, Drawing

Conclusions and 7 different blank templates where students and teachers can create their own labels, titles and headings.

PRICE: .99

Kidspiration Maps

Kidspiration Maps helps young readers and writers in grades K-5 learn to organize and classify information, gain sight word knowledge and expand their ideas into written and verbal expression. By creating story maps, Venn diagrams, and webs, students visualize what they are learning, improving their understanding and comprehension.

Tap to transform visual diagrams into text - perfect for pre-writing. Use

Kidspiration Maps to:

- Support reading comprehension

- Organize thoughts and topics for writing

- Develop vocabulary

- Sort and classify information

- Organize projects

- Engage students with built-in activities in reading, writing, social studies, science and math

PRICE: 9.99

Inspiration Maps

Features:

- 1500+ searchable graphic library

- Record & attach audio

- Diagrams transform to outlines with back again

- Personalize with images, color, shape, arrow style, and backgrounds

- Refine layout with align, nudge, spacing controls or auto-arrange

- Use images from the web or the iPad camera

- Attach notes to any item

- Add hyperlinks

- Diagrams save instantly

- Built-in templates supporting subjects across the curriculum

- Add written or audio instructions to any document

PRICE: 9.99

Popplet

People use Popplet to:

+ Explore Ideas:

Brainstorming,

Mindmapping

+ Plan Projects: Diagrams,

Process Charts

+ Record Thoughts:

Journals, Notes, Lists

+ Collect Inspiration:

Mood Boards, Scrapbook,

Travel Plans

+ Create Galleries: Photo albums, Portfolios,

Presentations

+ Study: School Projects,

Class Notes

PRICE: 4.99

General Academics

Teach Me: Toddler

TeachMe: Toddler is an educational iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app which teaches six different preschool appropriate subjects: letters, abc phonics

(letter sounds), numbers, shapes, colors and counting.

Parents can choose which topics they want their child to learn and even choose specific questions. Parents can review performance history for each subject to check on how their child is doing.

PRICE: .99

Teach Me: 1 st grade

TeachMe: 1st Grade is the third installment in the popular TeachMe series of educational apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. TeachMe: 1st Grade teaches four ageappropriate subjects to first grade children: sight words, addition, subtraction and spelling. TeachMe: 1st

Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.

PRICE: .99

Teach Me: 2 nd

Grade

TeachMe: 2nd Grade is the fourth installment in the popular TeachMe series of educational apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. TeachMe: 2nd Grade teaches six age-appropriate subjects to second grade children: spelling, sight words, long addition, long subtraction, fast addition and fast subtraction. TeachMe:

2nd Grade's unique

TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.

PRICE: 1.99

Teach Me: Kindergarten

TeachMe: Kindergarten is an educational iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app which teaches six different age appropriate subjects to

Kindergarten aged children: sight words, addition, subtraction, spelling and now writing letters and numbers.

Parents can select which subjects they want, set different difficulty levels, and even choose specific questions. Parents can review performance history for each subject to check how their child is doing.

PRICE: 1.99

Teach Me: 3 rd

Grade

TeachMe: 3rd Grade is the fifth installment in the popular

TeachMe series of educational apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. TeachMe: 3rd Grade teaches six age-appropriate subjects to third grade children: spelling, sight words, multiplication, division, fast multiplication, and fast division. TeachMe: 3rd

Grade's unique TeachTech character recognition engine interprets a child's written answers, helping to reinforce writing skills while teaching math and spelling.

PRICE: 1.99

Handwriting

Ready to Print

Ready to Print progresses through the pre-writing skills in a specific order, so that children can master the visual-motor, visual-perceptual, and fine motor skills necessary for correct printing patterns. It is designed to teach children the correct patterns for printing, and to avoid bad habits that are difficult to change as the child gets older.

Now in version 3, Ready to Print features 194 separate levels in 13 activities. The latest addition is the Touch and Drag activity, which helps students work on movement in one of four specific directions.

PRICE: 9.99

LetterSchool

Kids practice essential skills as they play four exciting games per letter/number:

INTRO - discover the letter’s shape, name and sound

TAP - learn where to start, change direction and finish by tapping the dots

TRACE - learn the letter trajectory by tracing it

WRITE - test your knowledge by writing from memory

PRICE: 2.99

Wet-Dry-Try from Handwriting

Without Tears

Make handwriting practice fun! With our Wet-Dry-Try

Suite App, children learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters. The app simulates our

Slate Chalkboard and

Blackboard with Double

Lines and helps children learn handwriting skills in the easiest, most efficient way.

The result truly is handwriting without tears!

PRICE: 6.99

Ollie’s Handwriting & Phonics

Kids learn with Ollie to recognize letters and their corresponding sounds. They practice handwriting and reinforce phonics skills by tracing capital and lowercase letters and spelling and reading phonics and sight words.

CAPITAL & LOWERCASE LETTERS: Ollie shows the letter shape, name, sound, and corresponding phonics picture

(“P is for Pirate!”).

PHONICS WORDS: Ollie shows how to separate and put together sounds to read and spell words with accompanying graphics (“c...a....t.... cat!”).

SIGHT WORDS: Ollie shows how to read and spell sight words (the, to, and).

MY WORDS: Easily add your own custom words to practice handwriting, reading and spelling unlimited ability to delete and change words to suit your interests and needs.

PRICE: FREE

Crazy Cursive

Crazy Cursive Letters allows you to practice cursive (joined up), letter and word forming and have fun! A new crazy character/ scene is unlocked with every 4 words written correctly. You can choose your preferred style of cursive writing in settings.

You can also use Crazy Cursive to help learn a new language! Select from American English, UK English,

French, German, Italian or Spanish words and phonics.

Your child can practice writing the top 100 words in cursive style and can also type in their own words to practice. Letters are sounded out phonetically to allow your child to develop skills of breaking down words which is particularly useful for children with Dyslexia.

PRICE: 2.99

Health/Nutrition

My Plate

The LIVESTRONG.COM

Calorie Tracker can help you reach your diet, weight loss and fitness goals by tracking your daily calories and exercise. Lose weight easily by setting your weight goals and track your calories and progress with our comprehensive online food journal containing over 1

Million food and fitness items.

Tracking works. You will lose weight like millions of other members.

PRICE: .99

Daily Water FREE

✓ Set goal amount of daily drinking water and track it.

✓ Log amount of daily drinking water.

✓ Touch to log each drinking.

✓ Check glasses of water drunk each day.

✓ Customize volume of each glass of water.

✓ Customize how much of water you drink each time,

1/4 glass, 1/2 glass or A glass.

✓ Plan drinking schedule and it will remind you when it’s time.

✓ 10 free alert sounds to choose. PRICE: FREE

MyFitness Pal

Lose weight with

MyFitnessPal, the fastest and easiest-to-use calorie counter for iPhone and iPad. With the largest food database of any iOS calorie counter (over

3,000,000 foods), and amazingly fast food and exercise entry, we’ll help you take those extra pounds off! There is no better diet app - period.

PRICE: FREE

Paprika

Delightfully simple recipe management for everyone: from aspiring cooks to professional chefs. With web importing, grocery lists and meal planning,

Paprika is the perfect kitchen companion. If you love to cook, Paprika will be most useful app you've ever downloaded!

PRICE: 4.99

MedCoach

MedCoach is an easy-touse medical app that helps you remember to take your medications and pills at the right time and day. Never forget to take your meds!

MedCoach can also connect to your pharmacy to refill your prescriptions. MedCoach is medication management and a medication reminder made easy!

PRICE: FREE

Life/Community Skills

My Life Skills Box

The application teaches your child the necessary skills for three very important environments.

Everyday life skills – are activities such showering, getting dressed, brushing teeth, and appropriate behavior in public and school environments.

Social skills - your child will learn techniques to cope with different social situations and problem solving.

Playing with Functional Objects – the child will learn how to use objects for play.

The application separates each activity making them easier to learn.

This technique simplifies task analysis for the child.

The application stimulates the child's imagination with the use of beautiful illustrations of main characters. By using familiar voices for the characters, it allows the child to connect and identify with the characters.

PRICE: FREE

LifeSkills Sampler

Contains 80 videos

•Part of the Signs and Words

Series for teaching sign and word meanings

•Take classroom learning out into the community

•Make assignments for each user based on individual needs

•Lock the device to a particular user for ease of use

•Narrated with humanquality audio, NOT text-tospeech

•Great companion product to our online Functional Skills

System

PRICE: FREE

Social Skill Builder Full

Offers 19 modules, with various sequences of videos and questions for the user to view and react to by answering multiple choice questions. These video scenarios are of real interactions in preschool, elementary school, middle & high school and community settings. Within these settings children and young adults demonstrate common social interactions with their peers and other adults.

PRICE: 19.99

Map My Walk

Track walking, cycling, running and over 600 types of other activities with:

⊕ Pace (Avg, Max, Current)

⊕ GPS Route Mapping

⊕ Distance

⊕ Calorie counting

⊕ Elevation profile

⊕ Route navigation

⊕ Nutrition, food, diet, and weight tracking

⊕ Real-time Stats (avg, min, max) during workout

⊕ Voice prompts that give you updates on your progress as you go!

PRICE: FREE

Math – Concept Reinforcement

Motion Math: Pizza!

Create the pizzeria of your dreams in Motion Math: Pizza!

Learn economics and mental math as you buy ingredients, design pizzas, set prices, and serve customers in this delightfully delicious simulation game.

Motion Math: Pizza! addresses basic money and economic concepts as well as many

Common Core Math Standards targeting fluent multiplication and addition, proportions, multistep word problems, and interpreting data:

PRICE: 3.99

Virtual Manipulatives

this app allows students to compare fractions, decimals, and percents in a "concrete" way.

PRICE: FREE

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab Fresh Pick

Professor Fizzy, star of the PBS

KIDS web series, "Fizzy's Lunch

Lab," is holding a competition to see who has what it take to be the next Lunch Labber! Think it's going to be easy cheesy? Well think again! Take on 8 exciting challenges that will put your math and problem solving skills to the test. If you can navigate your way through the grocery store, come up with right amount of change in the check-out line, and successfully serve food to a room full of hungry customers, you may just have what it takes to become the next member of the Lunch Lab!

PRICE: FREE

Next Dollar Up

Next Dollar Up is a widely utilized special education teaching strategy for those with special needs to develop independence in money management using a whole dollar amount concept. It involves looking at an item price and rounding up to the next dollar to make the purchase.

Based on customer feedback,

Next Dollar Up has been taken to the next level to include more challenging settings for dollar amounts up to $50 and an option for utilizing an Alternate

Currency which includes a $1 gold coin.

PRICE: 7.99

MathTerms

MathTerms is an illustrated glossary of mathematics terms in English and Spanish.

The app includes almost

1,000 entries for middle- and high-school mathematical concepts. Millions of students have had access to this glossary, and its colorful, annotated illustrations, for over the past five years. It is now available as an iPad application with permission of The Charles A. Dana

Center at the University of

Texas at Austin and Agile

Mind, Inc.

PRICE: FREE

Math – Skill Development

TouchMath

Touching/Counting Patterns Lite teaches single digit number values using the one-of-a-kind multisensory TouchMath system -the ONLY math program that uses the actual numeral as a manipulative. Each numeral from

1 through 9 has TouchPoints corresponding to the digit's value.

As students count the

TouchPoints, they associate numerals with real values. They learn that a numeral (3, for instance) is not just a squiggle on a page. It represents a quantity such as three baseballs, three ladybugs, three starfish or three

TouchPoints. based on your locale settings

PRICE: FREE

Motion Math: Hungry Fish

Feed your fish and play with numbers! Practice mental addition and subtraction with Motion Math: Hungry

Fish, a delightful learning game that's fun for children and grownups.

Your fish is hungry for numbers. You can make delicious sums by pinching two numbers together – instant addition! Keep feeding your fish to win a level and unlock new colors and fins.

PRICE: 1.99

Park Math HD

Award-winning Park Math teaches early math concepts based on

Common Core State

Standards. Learn numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, patterns and more through 7 fun, educational activities. 3 levels for Preschool,

Kindergarten and First

Grade: count up to 20, 50 and 100; addition/subtraction with numbers up to 5, 10 and 20.

PRICE: 1.99

MathBoard

MathBoard is a highly configurable math app appropriate for all school aged children. Beginning in kindergarten, with simple addition and subtraction problems, through elementary school where learning multiplication and division can be a real challenge.

MathBoard will allow you to configure the app to best match the abilities of your individual child/student.

PRICE: 4.99

IXL Math

Make math tangible with

IXL Math Practice! Over

2,500 standards-aligned skills provide comprehensive coverage of K-12 math content, while hundreds of colorful awards celebrate important milestones.

From skip-counting with pictures to multi-step story problems, IXL's interactive practice formats bring the joy of learning right to students’ fingertips.

PRICE: FREE

Preschool Skills

Peekaboo Barn

Work with your child to learn the names of animals and hear the sounds they make.

Younger children will love opening the barn doors to find a new animal animation, as they learn about cause and effect and become familiar with animal names and sounds. Older children will enjoy guessing animals by sound, then seeing the animal names, which helps develop early literacy skills.

PRICE: 1.99

Fish School HD

A playful underwater experience with 8 educational activities, this award-winning app teaches letters, numbers, shapes, colors and more. Watch colorful fish create letters;

Recognize numbers and learn to count from 1 to 20;

Follow the fish as they form shapes; Touch, tap and drag to make fish and other colorful sea life do funny things; Listen to classical variations of the ABC Song.

PRICE: 1.99

My Play Home

Imagine a doll house where your child can use everything, even the closets,

TV and shower. Where you can fry an egg and feed the family pizza. Where you can pour drinks, blow bubbles and turn out the lights.

Imagine a doll house where the pieces are impossible to lose and never break. A doll house which grows over time and where new accessories and rooms are given to you for free.

Imagine if it was designed so that even a 2 year old could use it, yet detailed enough to entertain an 8 year old.

PRICE: 3.99

ChalkWalk

Chalk Walk for the IPAD is an interactive app for toddlers and pre-schoolers that develops their thumb-finger pincer grip skill needed for school. It also teaches other skills like hand-eye coordination, simple motor skills, simple letters and words introduction, and promotes left to right progression. And it does all of these while maintaining fun with the visuals, games, and rewards.

PRICE: .99

Jabble Play

Aimed at pre-school children, Jabble PLAY encourages exploration and learning through play. The app consists of a suite of mini-games which children can tap, touch and turn, helping them to improve coordination and motor skills.

There are lots of games to choose from, each with their own amusing outcome for completing the task: mix paint, find the Yeti, feed the monkey and much more!

PRICE: .99

Presentations

Prezi

Create and present beautiful presentations with Prezi for iPad. Get started by choosing one of our stunning templates then add your text and images. Pinch to zoom on topics, retouch your prezis and adjust your presentations on the move.

Features:

- 15 beautiful templates with different styles and structures.

- Change layouts to fit your content.

- Add new frames to extend your presentation.

- Insert images from the web, your own library, or take a photo.

- Save your prezi from the app, it will be accessible online.

- Present from your iPad (tap on the sides to navigate).

- Retouch your prezis on the move:

Prezi for iPad keeps your prezis synced.

PRICE: FREE

SlideShark

Basic Features:

• Upload PowerPoint files via SlideShark site; open from email attachments on your device; or import from cloud storage

• Tap or swipe to advance animations and slides; swipe back to go back

• Swipe up to go to specific slides & access more features

• Offline presenting

PRICE: FREE

Haiku Deck

* Designed to encourage presentation best practices, such as simplified text, high-impact imagery, and clean, consistent formatting.

* Powerful image search, with automatic sizing and attribution, puts millions of free, high-quality Creative

Commons licensed photos plus premium stock photography from

Getty Images at your fingertips.

* Apply stylish, professionally designed fonts and layouts with one tap for a cohesive, polished look.

* Use iPad touch controls to create flawlessly beautiful pie charts, bar charts, and stat charts.

* Streamlined list and multiline text templates offer additional detail without clutter.

* Import and edit images from your iPad, Flickr, Instagram, Facebook,

Dropbox, or other online sources for a personalized touch.

PRICE: FREE

Doceri

Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again. Create a lesson or presentation, insert images, save and edit your project and record a screencast video you can easily save or share. Doceri does it all!

Control your lesson or presentation live with Airplay or through your Mac or PC.

Annotate a Keynote or

PowerPoint, or present your original Doceri project. Great for student projects, too.

PRICE: FREE

Educreations

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking.

Explain a math formula...

Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play...

With voice recording, realistic digital ink, photos and text, and simple sharing through email,

Facebook or Twitter, now you can broadcast your ideas from anywhere.

PRICE: FREE

Reading - Comprehension

Aesop’s Quest

Help Aesop the Ant read through the stories. Be sure to pay close attention while reading because there are clues in the stories that will help him along his quest. I bet you can do it! Good Luck!

Aesop's Quest, based on Aesop's

Fables, is a learning game where the player must remember elements of a story to complete a level. The game uses reading comprehension to develop cognitive reading skills. The touch mechanic of the game engages children in a hands-on learning process, implementing kinesthetic learning.

PRICE: .99

Painless Reading

Comprehension Challenge

The Barron’s Painless book series just took Reading

Comprehension to the next level, fun!

Test your knowledge and then test your skill…

It’s the ultimate Reading

Comprehension and arcade game challenge!

PRICE: FREE

Kids Reading Comprehension

Level 1

Kids Reading Comprehension level 1

Passages For iPad is an interactive and educational app, developed to assist parents, teachers and caregivers in teaching their children to learn the essential skill of reading comprehension.

Featuring:

✦ The ability to keep track of multiple readers (up to four).

✦ Engaging and educational passages pertinent to everyday life.

✦ Follow-up questions that challenge your child to remember what he or she just read.

✦ A fun and entertaining congratulatory experience when all questions have been answered correctly.

✦ Progress reports for each child accessible from within the app.

PRICE: 1.99

Reading Comprehension

Prep

• This sampler contains 12 original stories for grades 3, 4, and 5

• Choose between fiction, non-fiction, or a mix of both fiction and non-fiction selections

• Read and test your comprehension with a variety of questions about the selected passages

PRICE: FREE

Reading Comprehension – Various Grades

Help children master reading comprehension skills while building confidence and inspiring achievement!

This app presents short, concise stories in an engaging format that leads to success. Interesting stories make it easy for children to try, practice and improve reading comprehension skills.

Knowledge and confidence will grow with each new story.

Immediate feedback keeps students on track and focused on succeeding.

OTHER GRADE LEVELS AVAILABLE

PRICE: 1.99

Reading – Digital Books

BookShare/Read2Go

From within Read2Go, you can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare using your Bookshare membership, as well as read DAISY books from other sources. The app gives you full control over visual choices for font size and color, background and highlighting color, and textto-speech preferences.

Read2Go features word-byword highlighting for multimodal reading.

PRICE: 19.99

MUST HAVE BOKSHARE

MEMBERSHIP

OverDrive

Read eBooks, listen to audiobooks, and watch streaming video from your library using OverDrive Media

Console (OMC) on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

More than 28,000 libraries worldwide offer titles via

OverDrive, so download the app and add your library today.

PRICE: FREE

MUST HAVE A LIBRARY CARD

I Like Books

The "I Like" children's picture books are a magical way to enjoy stories with your child. Not only are the stories and pictures fun... they also help your child learn about the world they live in. It is a fantastic learning experience for kids of all ages from 0 to 6. The little ones will enjoy listening to lovely stories while looking at gorgeous pictures that are carefully chosen. Toddlers will love the interactivity of the picture books and click on items to discover new words. Young kids will enjoy these books to learn how to read as they see each word individually highlighted in red at the exact moment the audio is played back.

PRICE: 1.99

Kno

Kno delivers the same books, only smarter. Packed with interactive features:

· Enhanced Content: Watch videos, interact with 3D models and simulations, or access web links to see your books come to life.

· Advanced Search:.

· Journal:

· Flashcards:).

· Kno Me:

· PDF Reader:

· Social Sharing:

Find your books from our library of over 200,000 interactive titles for all grade levels from kindergarten through college.

PRICE: FREE

Audible

Description

Immerse yourself in a great story anytime, anywhere, by downloading from a breathtaking range of

150,000+ titles to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad—from best sellers to classics, and everything in-between.

Now you can turn on a good book even when you can’t pick one up—on your way to work, at the gym, while folding laundry, or any other time your eyes and hands are busy.

PRICE: FREE

Reading - Phonics

Hooked on Phonics:

Learn to Read

This app includes Unit 1 of the full program absolutely free. It features three lessons, loaded with interactive fun as it teaches how sounds become words and words become stories. It’s just right for kids who know the sounds of the alphabet and are ready to take the first step into reading. It’s also a powerful tool to reinforce reading skills for beginning readers.

PRICE: FREE

Ollie’s Handwriting & Phonics

Kids learn with Ollie to recognize letters and their corresponding sounds. They practice handwriting and reinforce phonics skills by tracing capital and lowercase letters and spelling and reading phonics and sight words.

CAPITAL & LOWERCASE LETTERS: Ollie shows the letter shape, name, sound, and corresponding phonics picture

(“P is for Pirate!”).

PHONICS WORDS: Ollie shows how to separate and put together sounds to read and spell words with accompanying graphics (“c...a....t.... cat!”).

SIGHT WORDS: Ollie shows how to read and spell sight words (the, to, and).

MY WORDS: Easily add your own custom words to practice handwriting, reading and spelling unlimited ability to delete and change words to suit your interests and needs.

PRICE: FREE

Word Wagon

helps kids learn about letters, phonics, and spelling with Word

Wagon. Parents and kids can set it to one of four progressively harder levels: letters, phonics, and spelling of short and long words and also to display either upper- or lowercase letters. In the first two levels, kids can match the letters to form the words; in the latter two levels, there is no visual cue, and kids have to arrange the spelling of the word on their own. There is also a nice variety of word topics such as animals and food to choose from. The level of customization makes Word

Wagon a good fit for kids at different skill levels.

PRICE: 1.99

Bob Books – Reading Magic

Bob Books Reading Magic will show your child how to:

-Make the connection between letters and sounds.

-Sound out simple words.

-Spell the words they’ve read.

The game includes twelve scenes for a total of 32 words. Four game levels provide increasing challenges to children as they play.

PRICE: 3.99

ABC Pocket Phonics

PocketPhonics teaches kids letter sounds, first words and handwriting. It is used in hundreds of elementary schools and pre-schools, and tens of thousands of homes.

It is aligned with the

Common Core State

Standards, and independent research (see appsinmypocket.com/resear ch) found children learnt nine times faster using

PocketPhonics compared to a classroom lesson.

PRICE: 6.99

Science

Science 360

The National Science

Foundation’s (NSF)

Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSFfunded institutions. Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and

NSF science and engineering centers.

PRICE: FREE

The Human Body

Explore a working model of the body. Every part is animated and interactive: the heart beats, guts gurgle, lungs breathe, the skin feels, and eyes see. Designed for kids to discover what we’re made of and how we work.

PRICE: FREE

K12 Periodic Table App

K12 Periodic Table of the

Elements lets you explore the elements and their key attributes in a simple, easy-to-use way. It's a perfect reference for working through homework problems for

Science courses.

PRICE: FREE

Frog Dissection

This iPad app is suitable for middleschool students who are learning about organs and organ systems as part of their life science curriculum.

Students can try dissecting a virtual specimen with all the trappings that come with the real procedure-minus the mess of course! Besides a virtual chloroformed specimen, the app comes with all the dissection tools and detailed instructions to complete the procedure. Once dissection is complete, the frog’s organs are exposed for further study. Vivid 3D images will help students visualize the internal organs very effectively. For enhanced learning experience, the app also has information on the different types of frogs, frogs’ life cycle, anatomical comparison of frogs with humans, an interactive quiz and detailed descriptions of the organs.

PRICE: 3.99

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Science rules, especially when you grab a seat at The

Science Guy's desk and help yourself to heaping handfuls of science. Just scan your thumb to gain entrance to

Nye Labs, the most amazing, scientifically fascinating place on Earth (and possibly beyond!). Twenty orbits around the sun and 28

Emmys along the way—now that's something to celebrate!

PRICE: FREE

Social Studies

Docs Teach

DocsTeach.org is an online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. On the web site, you will discover thousands of primary sources and learning activities. When registered for a free account, teachers can borrow from and modify an ever-expanding collection of activities, plus create unique ones using the online tools. Log in and create classrooms full of activities, then share the classroom’s auto generated code with your students to access on their iPads.

PRICE: FREE

Kids Discover

The app also includes videos, cartoons, and plenty of historical imagery. Students can tap the images to learn more about the people and places pictured. After working through all of the chapters of the app students can test their knowledge with review quizzes and puzzles.

PRICE: FREE

Think Fast About the Past

This free iPad app is the companion to the Mission

U.S. website that offers interactive journeys through U.S. history. Think

Fast About the

Past contains two

“missions” for students to complete.

PRICE: FREE

Speech Development – Pragmatics

Practicing Pragmatics

Select the cards you want students to see, and have them answer social skills questions about

Politeness, Solving

Problems, Feelings, Giving

Information, Requesting,

Telephone Skills, and

Staying on Topic.

PRICE: 3.99

Conversation Coach

The Conversation Coach is designed to help players learn the back and forth flow of normal conversation.

Typically, most low and hightech communication tools only enable one-way conversations. For example, a student might point to a picture of an apple, and then he receives an apple.

There is no normal back and forth exchange. Using the

Conversation Coach, you can keep the volley going.

PRICE: 29.99

Conversation Builder

ConversationBuilder™ (Pat.

Pend.) is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to have multiexchange conversations with their peers in a variety of social settings.

The auditory pattern of conversation is presented in a visual format to help students recognize and master the flow of conversation. Students will learn when it is appropriate to introduce themselves, ask questions, make observations and change the subject of the conversation.

PRICE: 19.99

Speech Development - Articulation

Articulation Station

Large, easy to press buttons

- Paper tape so you can see your previous calculations

- Change the font size of the paper tape to whatever is right for you

- Email or Copy the contents of your paper tape

- Memory Recall button changes to display your current memory value

- Support for percentage, square root, squared, cubed plus all the basics

- Backspace button

- Store state when you exit - start off right where you left off

- Number format based on your locale settings

PRICE: FREE

ArtikPix

Flashcards and matching game for English articulation sounds; flashcards at the word and sentence levels; ability to record; data collection; audio of each word/sentence.

PRICE: 29.99

Articulation Flip Books

Use the app to practice:

Verb Tenses, Pronouns,

Prepositional Phrases,

Syntax, Sentence

Formulation and Word

Retrieval, Why/How

Prediction, WH-Questions and Vocabulary

Development.

PRICE: 9.99

Pocket SLP

Over 3000 stimulus cards

(1000 cards at each level)

29 of the most targeted phonemes (9 of which are devoted to r and it various vocalic variations).

PRICE: 19.99

Tiga Talk Speech Therapy

Games

Children learn fundamental phonetic sounds, that are the building blocks of language, as they play 23 fun voice controlled games on an imaginative adventure with Tiga and friends.

★★★★★ Gameplay rewards are based entirely on participation, not accuracy, so the child is constantly getting positive feedback as long as they are trying to make sounds! ★★★★★

PRICE: 4.99

Speech Development - Vocabulary

Speech with Milo: Verbs

“Speech with Milo: Verbs” is centered on an adorable and energetic mouse named Milo. Milo performs over 100 actions, such as

“bounce,” “count,” and

“play”. This provides an engaging way to build up an action word vocabulary in the child. Flash cards are typically used for this type of exercise, but the animation that comes with Milo will keep any child focused and attentive. And most important- it is fun!

PRICE: 2.99

Speech with Milo: Adjectives

“Speech with Milo: Adjectives” is centered on an adorable and energetic mouse named Milo.

This application is intended for children, approximately ages 2-

10, in order to teach basic descriptive words. Adjectives are words that describe nouns. There are 55 of the early developing adjectives in this app. It is great for toddlers and preschoolers, as well as older children with language delays. The app comes with instructions from a licensed SLP. This app can be used for infants and toddlers, as well as children with language delays.

PRICE: 2.99

Vocabulary.com

With its uniquely effective word learning system, the

Vocabulary.com app helps you master words through a fun and addictive game. And it’s powered by the world's smartest, fastest dictionary. From the makers of the awardwinning Vocabulary.com website, this app will expand your vocabulary with lightning speed!

PRICE: 2.99

Spelling & Vocabulary City

VocabularySpellingCity is a fun way to learn spelling and vocabulary words by playing engaging learning games using any word list. The most popular activities are Spelling

TestMe, HangMouse, and our vocabulary games, available to Premium Members. The most popular word lists are

Sound Alikes, Compound

Words, Hunger Games and

SAT Words. The free app includes ten of our most popular word lists and ten of our most popular learning activities.

PRICE: FREE

Vocabador

The Vocabador iPhone application is ideal for students studying for the

SAT, the GRE or for anyone looking to boost their vocabulary. Combining the theme of Lucha Libre wrestling with over 400 powerful vocabulary words, Vocabador offers a fresh approach to learning that will help you build some serious vocabulary muscle!

PRICE: 1.99

Social Skills

My DPS

My DPS is a customizable application that enables children to select a feeling and a coping strategy to calm themselves. My DPS features eight feelings including:

•Bored

•Surprised

•Mad

•Annoyed

•Happy

•Scared

•Sad

•Frustrated

There are four coping strategies which include:

•Use Positive Self-Talk

•Take Five Deep Breaths

•Take a Break to Calm Down

•Remind Myself to Keep

Negative Thoughts In My Head

PRICE: .99

Social Skills Builder

2 modules in the title

Preschool Playtime

(Preschool & Playground)

10 modules in the title My

School Day (Laughing, Table

Talk, Classroom, Transition

Time, Lunch Time, Jungle

Gym, Team Games 1 & 2,

Cubby, Eating, Playground,

Hall & Line Up)

2 modules in the title My

Community (Friend's House &

Restaurant)

2 modules in the title School

Rules! (Hanging Out &

Classroom Assignments)

PRICE: 19.99

Social Norms

The Social Norms app includes over 50 stories with clear graphics in the following categories:

- manners

- hygiene and health

- Safety

- home

- School

- community

- behavior

PRICE: 9.99

Friend Maker

The app breaks down the process of making friends into easy, concrete steps—from choosing friends and improving conversational skills to online etiquette and handling teasing. The role-play videos demonstrate these social skills in action.

PRICE: .99

Model Me Going Places 2

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 slideshow of children modeling appropriate behavior.

LOCATIONS:

- Hairdresser

- Mall

- Doctor

- Playground

- Grocery Store

- Restaurant

PRICE: FREE

Social Stories

Pictello

Pictello is a simple way to create visual stories and talking books.

Each page in a Pictello Story can contain a picture, a short video, up to ten lines of text, and a recorded sound or text-tospeech using natural sounding voices. Stories can be shared with other Pictello users with iTunes File Sharing or via WiFi through Dropbox or a free account on the Pictello Sharing

Server. Stories can be shared with non-Pictello users as PDF files through email, Dropbox, or iTunes File Sharing.

PRICE: 18.99

Social Stories

Social Stories is an app for teaching children or young adults with learning challenges or special needs.

A photo is paired with a line of text & audio to show the child, to help visualize what they need to do or understand on each page.

To create one of these stories, tap the add button in the upper right hand corner and create a new story.

Stories can be one or multiple pages.

PRICE: 3.99

Social Stories Creator

Easily create stories with pictures, recordings and text.

• Share and receive created stories with other users.

• Stories can be made in any language.

• Download pre-made social stories for a variety of skills.

• Create and play stories offline (with no internet connection).

• Easy to use, intuitive format.

• Can be used to make visual schedules or other types of visual prompts.

PRICE: FREE

Stories2Learn

S2L offers parents and educators the ability to create personalized stories using photos, text, and audio messages. These stories can be used to promote an individual’s literacy, leisure, as well as social skills.

“Stories” comes preloaded with

12 finely crafted social narratives that can be used to teach social skills in the areas of reciprocal play, non-verbal communication, playground and school rules, turn taking, and more (please note that there are six actual stories with two different ways to view the story depending on the individuals’ developmental level).

PRICE: 13.99

iPrompts – Visual Support

Used by thousands around the world, iPrompts® has been acclaimed on television, and is featured in the Autism Speaks

Technology Guide. Caregivers use the app to rapidly create and present visual supports, helping individuals transition from one activity to the next, understand upcoming events, make choices, focus on the task at hand, and learn social skills.

An image Library including several hundred starter images can be easily expanded “on the fly” using the device’s camera or through built-in Web searches.

PRICE: 49.99

Test Taking Accommodations

BubbleSheet

BubbleSheet allows students to take assignments, tests, quizzes, and common formative assessments using an iPod, iPad, or iPhone.

With the BubbleSheet app, teachers save time in grading student assignments and assessments. Teachers can easily create and upload an assessment/assignment in any format (Word, PDF, etc.) and deliver them automatically to the device.

PRICE: FREE

Quizlet

Features

* Full integration with your

Quizlet.com account

* Audio in 18 languages

* Search 35+ million flashcard sets

* 3 distinct study modes -

Flash Cards, Learn, and

Scatter

* Works offline

* 100% FREE

* And much more...

PRICE: FREE

Kidspiration Maps

Kidspiration Maps helps young readers and writers in grades K-5 learn to organize and classify information, gain sight word knowledge and expand their ideas into written and verbal expression. By creating story maps, Venn diagrams, and webs, students visualize what they are learning, improving their understanding and comprehension.

Tap to transform visual diagrams into text - perfect for pre-writing. Use

Kidspiration Maps to:

- Support reading comprehension

- Organize thoughts and topics for writing

- Develop vocabulary

- Sort and classify information

- Organize projects

- Engage students with built-in activities in reading, writing, social studies, science and math

PRICE: 9.99

Inspiration Maps

- 1500+ searchable graphic library

- Record & attach audio

- Diagrams transform to outlines with back again

- Personalize with images, color, shape, arrow style, and backgrounds

- Refine layout with align, nudge, spacing controls or auto-arrange

- Use images from the web or the iPad camera

- Attach notes to any item

- Add hyperlinks

- Diagrams save instantly

- Built-in templates supporting subjects across the curriculum

- Add written or audio instructions to any document

PRICE: 9.99

Popplet

People use Popplet to:

+ Explore Ideas:

Brainstorming,

Mindmapping

+ Plan Projects: Diagrams,

Process Charts

+ Record Thoughts:

Journals, Notes, Lists

+ Collect Inspiration:

Mood Boards, Scrapbook,

Travel Plans

+ Create Galleries: Photo albums, Portfolios,

Presentations

+ Study: School Projects,

Class Notes

PRICE: 4.99

Timers

Time Timer

The Time Timer app displays time as a red disk that quietly gets smaller as time elapses. Children as young as three understand that when the red is gone, time is up! And unlike many other visual timers, the Time Timer app has a professional look and packed feature set to help adults make every moment count. Highly recommended by experts in professional organizing, healthcare, ADHD/ Autism and parenting.

PRICE: 2.99

Childrens Countdown

Watch as the timer runs from green to amber to red, helping the child understand that time is running out.

A fun picture is slowly revealed as the time runs down and when the time is up the child is rewarded with an exciting sound and the picture spins.

Background image changes to match the time of day, so that your child is given subtle hints as to what time of day the task they are being asked relates to.

Choose your own image to reveal from your iPhones photo library to really surprise your child.

PRICE: FREE

Best Sand Timer

This digitized hourglass can be used to time anything for up to 60 minutes. It's like having a nice looking visual indicator of how much time is left on your task.

- Kid Friendly

- Stay Notified

- Color your time

- Universal app

PRICE: FREE

30/30

You set up a list of tasks, and a length of time for each of them. When you start the timer, it will tell you when to move on to the next task.

The task list is controlled entirely with gestures; a simple and natural way to use the app.

The display is minimal but attractive and it still shows you everything you need to know:

- What am I supposed to be doing right now?

- How much time do I have left to do it?

PRICE: FREE

Video Modeling

Explain Everything

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export almost anything to and from almost anywhere.

Create slides, draw in any color, add shapes, add text, and use a laser pointer. Rotate, move, scale, copy, paste, clone, and lock any object added to the stage.

Add new or existing photos and videos. Import PDF, PPT, DOC, XLS,

Keynote, Pages, Numbers, and RTF files from Evernote, Dropbox, Box,

GDrive, WebDAV, Email, iTunes, and any app that allows you to open these files types using "Open In…".

Export MP4 movies, PDF documents,

PNG images, or XPL project files directly from your iPad.

PRICE: 2.99

Video Scheduler

Welcome to Video

Scheduler! “Scheduler” is optimized for all Apple iOS devices and allows for the easy construction of picture and video schedules. Users can also organize video modeling content (and turn off schedule functions such as "done" by turning this mode "on"). After creating, share your schedules/modeling for

FREE with other users.

PRICE: 12.99

Pictello

Pictello is a simple way to create visual stories and talking books.

Each page in a Pictello Story can contain a picture, a short video, up to ten lines of text, and a recorded sound or text-tospeech using natural sounding voices. Stories can be shared with other Pictello users with iTunes File Sharing or via WiFi through Dropbox or a free account on the Pictello Sharing

Server. Stories can be shared with non-Pictello users as PDF files through email, Dropbox, or iTunes File Sharing.

PRICE: 18.99

iMovie

iMovie puts everything you need to tell your story at your fingertips, with a beautifully streamlined interface and

Multi-Touch gestures that let you enjoy your videos like never before. Browse your video library, quickly share favorite moments, and create beautiful HD movies and Hollywood-style trailers.

And with iCloud, you can enjoy them in iMovie Theater on all your devices.

PRICE: 4.99

Visual Impact

Visual Impact provides easy step-by-step multimedia instructions for use by anyone needing a simple support to perform daily tasks of all kinds. Make a grilled cheese sandwich by yourself, learn important personal skills for applying for a job, or how to take your own blood pressure at home! The online library of Visual Impact task instructions will continue to grow to provide an ever increasing world of possibilities for self-directed learning.

PRICE: FREE

Video Supports

My Video Tutor

The solution is at your fingertips, with a library of instructional videos from

McGraw-Hill Education.

Videos are available in packages by subject and target grade. Packages are available for $0.99 as an inapp purchase.

The My Video Tutor app provides every student with targeted support that features classroom teachers explaining how to solve problems with clear, detailed explanations.

PRICE: FREE

Khan Academy

We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on art history, civics, and finance.

PRICE: FREE

Hippocampus

www.hippocampus.org

There is NO APP for this website – but it is recommended that you save a link to this site on your IPad desktop

Go to the website then tap the Sending icon

(box&arrow) and select send to home screen.

PRICE: FREE

WatchKnowLearn

www.watchknowlearn.or

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There is NO APP for this website – but it is recommended that you save a link to this site on your IPad desktop

Go to the website then tap the Sending icon

(box&arrow) and select send to home screen.

PRICE: FREE

Gooru

Gooru provides a free personalized learning solution that enables teachers to find, remix, and share collections of web resources on any K-12 topic.

With millions of free multimedia resources, quiz questions, and data analytics, Gooru makes it easy for teachers to address individual students’ needs.

Find standards-aligned multimedia learning materials

Remix web and original content to create custom collections

Share collections with students to meet their unique needs

Monitor students’ engagement, comprehension, and progress

PRICE: FREE

Visual Schedules

First Then Visual Schedule

Use your own photos or add photos from the built in

Internet image search feature.

*Record your own voice to the images.

*Create as many schedules as you need.

*Change the order of a schedule, anytime!

*Checklist feature.

*"Save and Share" schedules via "File Sharing" on iTunes.

* Backup schedules via iCloud.

* Email a PDF copy of a schedule to print off at home.

PRICE: 9.99

Visual Schedule Planner

Visual Schedule Planner is a completely customizable visual schedule iPad app that is designed to give an individual an audio/visual representation of the

“events in their day". In addition, events that require more support can be linked to an “activity schedule” or “video clip” to help model the task even further.

PRICE: 14.99

IconCal

The calendar for people who hate using calendars! -- IconCal is a visual drag-and-drop calendar that uses icons to represent events and appointments. Its simple and intuitive interface allows you to schedule an appointment in seconds with the flick of a finger.

PRICE: 4.99

Choiceworks Calendar

The Choiceworks Calendar is a powerful picture-based learning tool that helps children learn what is happening day-to-day throughout each month. By presenting the abstract concept of time in a structured, visual format, Choiceworks Calendar helps children organize their lives as well as understand sequence and time. Built by the same team that brought you the award winning Choiceworks

App, the Choiceworks Calendar is the first app of its kind to provide a full-featured calendar designed with both the child and caregiver in mind.

PRICE: 4.99

WorkSystem

A work system is a strategy that addresses independence as an essential outcome for students with ASD. A work system, an element of structured teaching, is defined by Division TEACCH as a systematic and organized presentation of tasks and materials that visually communicates at least four pieces of information to the student (Schopler, Mesibov, &

Hearsey, 1995):

1. The tasks/steps the student is supposed to do.

2. What is the nature of the task?

3. How many tasks/steps there are to be completed.

4. How the student knows he/she is finished.

PRICE: .99

Writing - Composition/Storytelling

Clicker Sentences

Develop emergent writers' skills and build struggling writers’ confidence with Clicker

Sentences - the definitive early writing tool that enables you to build sentences with whole words.

PRICE: 28.99

Clicker Connect

Clicker Connect enables young learners and struggling writers to take their first steps to independent writing by using words and phrases to build coherent text.

PRICE: 30.99

Clicker Books

Develop literacy skills and build confidence with Clicker Books – the book making app that includes extensive support for students of all abilities.

“This app gives children a structure to work within but also enough flexibility to produce personalized books. Clicker’s trump card is the inclusion of their word and picture bank tools to support learners further. I would certainly recommend

Clicker Books for use across the whole curriculum.”

PRICE: 30.99

Story Builder App

Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals:

1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3)

Improve higher level abstractions by inference.

Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for special needs children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing disorders.

PRICE: 7.99

Pictello

Pictello is a simple way to create visual stories and talking books. Each page in a Pictello Story can contain a picture, a short video, up to ten lines of text, and a recorded sound or text-tospeech using natural sounding voices. Stories can be shared with other Pictello users with iTunes File Sharing or via WiFi through Dropbox or a free account on the

Pictello Sharing Server. Stories can be shared with non-

Pictello users as PDF files through email, Dropbox, or iTunes File Sharing.

PRICE: 18.99

Writing – Word Prediction

Clicker Docs

Develop students’ writing skills and build struggling writers’ confidence with

Clicker Docs - the writing tool that provides differentiated support for students of all abilities.

- Review writing with clear speech

- Develop vocabulary and spelling with word prediction

- build writing confidence with word banks

- check words before they are used

PRICE: 30.99

Co:Writer

As letters are typed,

Co:Writer predicts the intended word with a selection of word suggestions using powerful grammarsmart word prediction. These suggestions can be read aloud with a swipe. Selecting the intended word places it into the document. For feedback while writing (and after writing) built-in text to speech can be used to read letters, words, sentences, and the entire document.

PRICE: 19.99

IWordQ

In Writing mode, a simple text editor is used for writing with the support of word prediction, abbreviation-expansion and speech feedback features. Spellcheck and dictionary access is included. Use speech recognition with an iPad 3, 4, mini.

In Reading mode, text is shown in a more visually pleasing manner to improve readability. This is used for proofreading, reading to learn, silent reading, reading aloud, and casual reading/listening.

PRICE: 24.99

iReadWrite

Support features in iReadWrite include:

Text-to-speech

Word Prediction

Phonetic Spell Checker

Homophone and

Confusables Checker

Dictionary

Picture Dictionary

Customizable

Background and Text

Colors

Choice of Voices and

Fonts

Importing and Sharing documents

PRICE: 19.99

Abilipad

Abilipad is a customizable keyboard and adaptive notepad, with word prediction and text-tospeech.

PRICE: 19.99

Writing – PDF Editing

Notability

Write, illustrate and annotate using gorgeous ink. Notability's zoom window helps you quickly and clearly draw every detail, while the palm rest protects your notes from unwanted marks. Choose the right pen and paper for any project.

Import forms, contracts, worksheets, documents, presentations, and even books; then use the same tools that help you take beautiful notes in

Notability to mark up PDFs. Do you have files in other formats such as doc or ppt? Notability can import these too thanks to Google Drive.

Type an essay, create an outline, fill out an application, or make a list with

Notability's advanced word processor. Choose a font, style, color, and size that enhances your work.

Even place text exactly where you want using text boxes.

PRICE: 4.99

ClaroPDF

ClaroPDF - an accessible, reading and study PDF tool for all. Annotate, mark up and save PDF files which are then still fully compatible with Adobe

Reader and other popular

PDF apps. Have accessible text PDF files read back to you with a human quality voice & synchronized highlighting.

PRICE: 2.99

iAnnotate PDF

Use iAnnotate to read, mark up, and share PDF,

DOC, PPT and image files!

- Annotate

- Customize

- Scroll

- Search

- Navigate

- Multitask

- READ

- IMPORT

PRICE: 9.99

Top Notes

TopNotes is the best note taking app ever built for your iPad. It has the most advanced handwriting engine and a robust notes management system. With TopNotes, you can take beautiful notes with your iPad at anywhere, anytime, and store them forever.

TopNotes has powerful features for PDF documents, too! You can read, annotate pdf files or even fill out PDF forms! It also has various export options to send your documents via email or upload them to Dropbox,

Google Drive and other clouds.

PRICE: FREE

PDF Reader

EASY TO USE, EASY TO READ:

+ Simple and intuitive interface that makes navigation a child’s play

+ Scroll through pages effortlessly even when viewing larger files

+ Support all mainstream file formats

+ View PDFs in pure text mode

+ Extract text directly from PDFs

+ View B/O/T (Bookmark, Outline,

Thumbnail)

+ Text Reflow & Auto Flow

PDF ANNOTATION TOOLS:

+ Highlight, underline, squiggly and strikeout text directly with your finger

+ Add sticky notes to jot down comments, questions, or feedback

+ Stamp Tool - a simple way to indicate the status of a file

+ Type on PDFs - Typewriter text boxes supported

PRICE: FREE

Utilities/Social Networking

Dropbox

Dropbox lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your

Dropbox from all your computers, iPhone, iPad, and the web. With

Dropbox you’ll always have your important memories and work with you.

PRICE: FREE

Skype

• Find all your friends and family in an instant - With over 300 million people using

Skype, you’re bound to bump into someone you know.

• Talk with your fingers - No matter where you are, your friends are always available with free messaging.

• Call your world from Skype

- Free voice and video calls let you talk to your heart’s content with all your friends and family on Skype.

PRICE: FREE

Google Search

Google Now automatically gives you the information you need throughout your day:

• Start the morning with weather, news & traffic

• Get updates on sports, movies & events

• Ask for a reminder to

“buy milk at the store”

Talk to Google:

• Say “Ok Google” and ask questions out loud*

• Google speaks the answer back to you

PRICE: FREE

Facebook

Keeping up with friends is faster than ever.

• See what friends are up to

• Share updates, photos and videos

• Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts

• Text, chat and have group conversations

• Play games and use your favorite apps

PRICE: FREE

Pandora

Great music discovery is effortless and free with

Pandora. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs, genres or composers and we will do the rest. It’s easy to create personalized stations that play only music you’ll love.

Tap into an entire world of music, including almost a century of popular recordings - new and old, well known and obscure.

Create up to 100 personalized radio stations with your free account.

PRICE: FREE

Built in Resources

Camera: Use the camera to take pictures of outfits that go together, what the room should look like when its clean, how much soap to use for laundry, landmarks, bus stops, etc.

Siri: can use those small buttons? Just talk!

Maps: tell Siri your destination and she will guide you there one step at a time

Reminders: Use for everything, lists, meds, homework, etc.

Notes: good for letters, short assignments, important information – works with Siri.

iBooks: Access to thousands of e-books, many for FREE

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