Discrete Trial Training: DTT Letters iPad App

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What is DTT?DTT stands for "Discrete Trial Training" and is a method that teaches the letters of the alphabet in simplified and structured steps. It breaks it down for children, making it easier to learn their alphabet.Break It DownIdentifying letters is an important skill any child needs, but can be especially important for...

Spellyfish – Short A Words


Pyxwise always creates and delivers quality applications, and Spellyfish - Short A Words is no exception! This app is visually stimulating, covers topics in detail, provides help whenever kids need it, and tracks user progress.This is surely going to become one of my go-to apps when it comes to recommending spelling programs, and...

Hidden Curriculum for Adolescents and Adults: Unstated Social Rules and Customs

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Hidden Curriculum apps are usually built for young ones with autism spectrum disorder. But it turns out that older adolescents and adults have our own app to help us with unspoken societal rules! I absolutely burst out laughing at the example below as soon as it came up. Why? If you're a literal...

Toca Tailor App Review: Make Outfits, Have Fun!

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Know any curious kiddos who want to learn how to be doctors, how to cook, how to clean houses, how to cut hair, or even how to sew dresses? Toca Boca can help! With their amazing apps, Toca Hair, Toca Kitchen, Toca House, Toca Doctor, and Toca Tailor, they make learning life skills...

Daisy-Head Mayzie: Interactive Book App for iPad


Oceanhouse Media's done it again with their Daisy-Head Mayzie book app that brings a classic to life and is bound to get noticed by lots of little ones! Dr. Seuss' Daisy-Head Mayzie is a fun story that Oceanhouse has turned into an interactive story app about Daisy-Head Mayzie who finds fortune, fame, and ultimately...

5 Free Early Learning Apps For Children With Autism


The iPad is a popular tool for educators and for parents who are working on early childhood learning skills at home with their children.If you're looking to stay on a budget .... just enjoy the FREE portion of each app.But, if you would like to expand the features of the free app,...

SpeechBox™: Easy-To-Use Speech Therapy App

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When I first opened SpeechBox, I could tell I was going to love it! Boxes lined up with beautiful pictures inside them and phonics sounds on the front. How great for autistic children because they are so visual and can select the box they want, by just tapping it! The Jonah Bonah Learning...

Association Puzzles App for iPad: Match Shapes, Colors, and Patterns

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Preschoolers love shapes, colors, and puzzles. With that in mind, PopAppFactory created "Association Puzzles" app for children aged 1-4. This iPad app gives kids a chance to practice shapes, colors, and beginning problem-solving skills.The app includes 50, 2-piece puzzles and uses visuals and Retina graphics which make it engaging and interesting for kids.Autistic...

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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.