Language Arts – Reading, Spelling, Grammar

Preschool Connect The Dots Game App Review

preschool connect the dots app autism

The object of the app is to connect the dots in order (1, then 2, then 3, etc.), and there is no negative feedback! In fact, the application even helps kids find the next dot if they're confused by lighting it up on the screen. Keep in mind that it may be...

Speech Therapist’s Favorite Apps For Children on the Spectrum

speech therapist's favorite ipad apps

Below is my current favorite list of apps for my students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. These apps have been chosen because they address the hallmark weakness of kids on the spectrum, are engaging, well attended to, and include realistic images and sounds. Many are also low priced or Free -- I love...

Speech With Milo: Interactive Story Book Application For Kids With Autism

speech with milo interactive storybook

Speech With Milo: Interactive Storybook tells a simple story in an entertaining way. The app's book has full-screen vibrant pictures, text, & a recorded voice.

First Words: Animals App For Kids With Autism

firstwords: animals

First Words: Animals takes advantage of this fact and helps children with autism improve their spelling skills by providing a simple game in which users drag letters to their corresponding spots.

A Bee Sees: Free Autism Apps for iPad and iPhone

A Bee Sees App

A Bee Sees is an app that is a combination of a teaching application and a game application. This iPad app for children with autism helps them learn letters of the alphabet, numbers, and colors. To begin, five balloons will appear on the screen, surrounding a bee in the middle.

Flashcards Apps for iPad: Word SLapPs Review

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Flashcards Apps Teach Kids to Recognize Animals and Colors. Word SLapPs comes loaded with Animal and Color flashcards, which are used in a flashcard-type game. The app has are three levels of difficulty, each one displaying a different number of cards. This is a great iPad app for teaching children on the...

Preschool Tracing Letters and Numbers: Letter Tracer App Review

Letter Tracer Preschool Letters

Letter Tracer iPhone app is a preschool tracing letters and numbers app that can be helpful to children who have ASD's. The writing practice app provides kids with all 26 letters of the alphabet, both uppercase and lowercase, and numbers zero through nine.

Listening Activities: Peekaboo Barn App Review

Listening Activities iPhone App Peekaboo Barn

Kids can learn about farm animals and have fun at the same time with Listening Activities for Preschool Children. This app lets your child practice reading short words, identifying animal noises, while enjoying beautiful illustrations. The app opens with a shaking barn which makes an animal sound. Children can attempt to...

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Who’s Behind Autism Plugged In?

Who’s Behind Autism Plugged In?

My name is Jack Kieffer and I'm a blogger sharing my love of technology at blogs like Cool Gizmo Toys, Greenamajigger, and here at Autism Plugged In where I'm trying to make a difference in the lives of children with autism.

Several years ago, I began volunteering with special needs kids, who gave me much joy and an appreciation for life. This blog is my way of giving back. Any proceeds from this effort are used to support my friends with autism. Read more about Jack or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.