Spanish Autism Apps – Autism Plugged In

Autism Plugged In reviews the best special needs apps with available Spanish versions.

Award-Winning ABC App Series: ABC Farm


Peapod Labs, like many of our favorite developers, started out with the goal of helping those with developmental and learning disorders. Unlike some developers, however, they have a very defined set of values that guide them in their work. You can see these values when you use their ABC App Series. ...

Facial Expressions Made Easy: Expressions App for iPad

facial expressions app for ipad

Autistic children learning about facial expressions are going to love EdNinja's Expressions educational app! Most autistic children find it challenging to determine whether or not their friends or family members might be sad or angry and why. With animation, detailed graphics, and audio, children can build happy, sad, angry, or scared faces...

Developmental Skills Apps: Dexteria Family Of Therapeutic Tools

developmental fine motor skills app

The Dexteria family, developed by BinaryLabs, Inc., includes a variety of developmental skills apps. These apps are designed to help special needs students excel in acquiring complex skills, such as fine motor dexterity and spatial reasoning abilities. These iOS apps can be used in diverse settings: schools, therapeutic centers, and...

ShoppingList: Life Skills App For High Functioning Teens

Shopping List iPad iPhone App

ShoppingList is, as the name implies, an application that helps you to put together and manage a shopping list. Sound related to autism? Perhaps not to some people, but many individuals affected by autism would really appreciate being introduced to this program!

iToucan Talk Android Autism App Gives The Gift of Communication

itoucan talk

The iToucan Talk application, which is Android autism app (no iOS version), is honestly the best AAC application that we have ever reviewed! I'm not exaggerating - things are easy to find, the icons are representative of the words below them, and there are tons of pictographs to choose from! The app...

TinyTap iPad App Lets You Create Your Own Custom Autism Games!

TinyTap Moments Into Games

TinyTap does more than provide a game that will help children on the autism spectrum. It provides parents and guardians with a base of tools from which they can build their own games and tailor them to a specific child. You're in charge here - create your own interactive games!

Next Dollar Up Autism App Takes A Fresh New Look At Money Counting

next dollar up autism app review

A big app topic among children who are on the spectrum is counting money. (The Make Change app we reviewed a while back is a great example of this.) Next Dollar Up by Limited Cue takes a different, more actionable approach that requires less mental math and more practical understanding.

Abilipad: Powerful Writing Tool for the iPad

Abilipad Write Tool for iPad

At first glance Abilipad may seem like a fancy notepad app that allows you to type and take notes. Yet, the features of this app go beyond the functionality of a simple text editor. Abilipad gives you the ability to create custom keyboards and notepads that can be used for various purposes....

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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.