Posts Tagged ‘ Reading Apps ’

5 Great Reading Comprehension Apps For Autistic Children

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Reading comprehension skills are important for individuals on the spectrum as they may help improve speech and communication development. Many young children with autism tend to be hyperlexic as they are able to recognize, spell, and read a vast number of words at early ages. However, few hyperlexic children actually understand the...

Multiple Meanings Library: Special Needs iPad App

Multiple Meanings Library iPad App

Multiple Meanings iPad app was developed by a certified speech pathologist for special needs kids who have difficulty with meanings of words. This robust app is perfect for kids on the autism spectrum.

Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car: Great App for Early Readers

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Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car is a fabulous reading app that offers early readers three ways to read the fun, well-known story. Auto-Play allows for the reader to sit back, watch the pages turn, and listen to the narrator read the story. This function would be highly beneficial to pre-readers still...

Millie And The Lost Key Storybook App Review

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Millie & The Lost Key is a cool interactive book app for kids. The app tells the story of a dog named Millie who goes on a hunt for bacon. Along the way she meets characters like pirates and piranhas. Even as an adult, I found Millie & the Lost Key fascinating because...

Sentence Maker: Simple and Effective App for Children with Special Needs

Sentence Maker Intro Screen

At first glance of Sentence Maker by Grasshopper Apps, I thought WOW what a great app -- simple yet effective. With all of the app’s feedback and customization, is it easy to get hooked and want to do more and more with it. If I were a teacher, I think one of...

iPad Phonics and Spelling App: Fill The Gap

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Fill the Gap is an excellent vocabulary building and spelling reinforcement tool for older kids on the spectrum. This iPad app requires the child to have requisite knowledge of phoneme sounds and blends as well as primary level vocabulary and spelling skills. Therefore, it is most useful for children on a second...

Interactive Children’s Book: Boats by Oceanhouse Media

Boats Oceanhouse Media

If your autistic child is fascinated with boats or transportation, this is the app for them! Sometimes our special kids like to learn everything they can about one particular subject. If this is your child, and his subject is transportation, use "Boats" to help him learn to read!

Best App For Books: Bob Books Reading Magic

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Bob Books #1 Reading Magic is a fabulous compliment to the Bob Books series of beginning readers, published by Scholastic, Inc. For kids with special needs, this means interactive illustrations and attention-grabbing audio. In this first edition, early reading skills addressed include matching letters, learning right-to-left order, spelling without visual hints, and...

Proloquo2Go iPad Demo – Click Below to Watch!

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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.