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Category: AAC device, communication
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Maker: Xcellent Creations Inc.
Price: $9.99iConverse is an educational tool designed for young children, autistic individuals, and individuals with other communicative disabilities. The app gives users the ability to carry an AAC device in their pocket creating a means of communication that is appropriate and publicly discreet.iConverse comes with 6 built in communication tiles that represent a person's most basic needs. When activated by touch, the icons give both an auditory and visual representation of the specific need or request.
Category: Numerical skills
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Maker: Digital Brainwash
Price: $0.99Memorizing Times Tables (multiplication tables) is important for children to advance in their math skills. Math App -- Times Table is a way to help children learn multiplication in an interactive way.The application includes answer on/off functionality, tests, four levels of multiplication and different time modes.
Category: Emotional development and understanding
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later.
Price: FreeFocusing on learning difficulties such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s, this app aims to help children to understand emotions and be able to recognise and respond to them.The ABA flash card collection includes 50 visual prompts for 10 basic emotions. Additional features include audio and text to increase the interactivity of these flash cards, in order to reinforce learning. Flashcards can be played in the same order or shuffled.The developer’s intent is to :“ provide children with quality educational applications that are not only enjoyable but also enhance cognitive development, phonemic awareness, and reading readiness.”