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Category: Learning, word games
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Maker: Anusen Inc.
Price: $0.99Word Magic was nominated for Best Educational App in 2009 in the 'Best App Ever' awards, and was also featured in "Apps for kids" by Apple. The app was designed keeping preschooler and kindergarten kids in mind, and is most suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 6 / 7.It is a method for children to have fun with words and complete spelling practice using visual prompts and games. The interface has a very simple design, and children complete games by touching the answer.
Click here to view the app demo.
Category: Phonology, articulation
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.
Price: $29.99ArtikPix is an articulation-based app with flashcard and matching activities for children with speech delays. ArtikPix contains 21 decks with 40 cards each (913 total cards) for the following sounds:th, f, v, ch, sh, k, g, s, z, l, r, s-blends, r-blends, l-blends, p, b, m, n, t, d, and j.The decks are combined, selected for sound group (e.g., beginning th, er), then practiced through games and activities. The features also include recorded audio and voice recording facilities. After user requests, there is now a new group scoring feature for up to 4 children to complete activities together.
Click here to view a child using the app in a therapy session.
Category: Language learning
Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.
Price: £4.99Autism/ DTT Letters app can be used to help children learn the letters of the alphabet and to differentiate between uppercase and lowercase sets. According to Dr. Gary Brown, the app developer, it has been tested extensively with children who have autism, ADHD, and other developmental disorders.