Facebook Twitter Delicious
Information Connections
Print   Email   Font Size A A A

Autism:Apps

This is an annotated list of online apps for children wih Autism, Aspergers Syndrome or Pervasive Developmental Delay (PDD), parents, school administrators, and healthcare providers. Some of these are free while others can be purchsed online.
Image Source: readingroom.mindspec.org

Apps for Autism
60 Minutes - CBS News
There is a commercial before the segment on Autism Apps begins( wait for a few seconds).


Autism Apps
Touch Autism: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later
Autism Apps is simply a comprehensive list of apps that are being used with and by people diagnosed with autism, Down syndrome and other special needs. The Apps are separated into over 30 categoriesand link to extensive reviews of the apps written by parents, specialists, and other users usually from first-hand experience. Autism Apps also has links to video demonstrations or video reviews of the apps when they are available.


Autism Apps
Autism Speaks
Site provides a list of apps that autistic children can use to cope with social and emotional situations at home and at school. These devices can be cost effective solutions for parents, school administrators, and healthcare providers.


Autism Apps
Autism Society of Illinois
Site includes a list of Apps that provide help for parents in raising children with unique needs.


Behavior Tracker Pro
Behavior Tracker Pro is an iPhone/IPod Touch application that allows BCBAs, behavioral therapists, aides, teachers or parents to track behaviors and graph them. The application was specifically designed to support the behavioral treatment plans for children with Autism however it can be used to track behavior in any field.


Complete Guide to Educational and Special Needs Apps
OnePlaceforSpecialNeeds.com: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and some Android apps
The Web site is a very detailed app guide for special needs families, speech therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and teachers! Great for kids with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, apraxia, learning disability, sensory issues and more. Included are apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch


Finding Good Apps for Children with Autism
New York Times
November 29, 2011


OT's with Apps & Technology
The OT iTool Kit resource review of apps and resources for OT's working with children and adults.
Sosh App for Individuals with Aspergers
What is Shosh