App of the Day

Special Needs App of the Day:  i.AM Search

Discover the best apps for autism with Wynsum Arts i.AM Search.  This app makes it easy to discover which apps for autism are right for your child.

 As children with special needs are not “one size fits all,” it can be difficult to find the right app for your child.  i.AM Search has identified over 700 apps for use within the autism community.  The app works by helping parents sort through these apps to find the ones best suited for their child’s needs.

Special Needs App of the Day: The Lost Gorilla

Bring the traditional idea of storytime into the technological age.  The Lost Gorilla -- Mom, It’s Me! App is a digital photo story that allows your child to put himself into the story.  Made by My Digital Photo Story, this story is one of many that allow you to include photos of your child and make your child the star of the story.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Montessori Counting Boards

Fully immerse your child in a dynamic and interactive counting learning experience with Montessori Counting Boards by Grasshopper apps.

Many people might think learning to count is a simple task.  For some special needs children, however, counting might not come so easy, which is why it is important to find and utilize tools to aid the learning process.

Special Needs App of the Day:  iLiveMath

Don’t just learn math -- live it.  The iLiveMath app series from iHomeEducator blends math with themes from around the world.  The series includes the themes:

Special Needs App of the Day: Barefoot World Atlas

Barefoot World Atlas brings the world to your fingertips -- literally.  Explore regions and countries of the world with this interactive 3D globe for the iPad.  Enlighten your child and his curiosity and creativity through this app, which allows your child to immerse himself in the wonders of the world.

Special Needs App of the Day: PianoBall

Fun with learning just got colorful.  PianoBall by 4baam is an exciting and stimulating music and color tool for children.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Starfall ABCs

Starfall is an online educational resource, and now their ABC section is available as an app for the iPhone and iPad.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Multiplying Acorns HD

Multiplying Acorns by Operatio is a math-learning game for children.  By using detailed graphics and lively music, this app creates a fun interface for learning multiplication.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Tap to Talk

Tap to Talk is a new application by Assistyx that “turns handheld devices like smart phones and tablets into AAC (Augmentive and Alternative Communication) devices.”  For those individuals unfamiliar with those terms, this app assists nonverbal children communicate.