Moms with Apps

Special Needs App of the Day: My Friend Isabelle

Storybooks brought into the realm of digital media are ways of sharing stories anytime and anywhere.  My Friend Isabelle is the story of two friends, Charlie and Isabelle -- even though they are the same age, they are different.

Special Needs App of the Day: Bill the Fish

While nothing can really replace old-fashioned paper books, interactive story apps like Bill the Fish certainly give them a run for their money.  Bill the Fish is a story that celebrates individuality and teaches children that it’s okay to be yourself, even with all your quirks.

Special Needs App of the Day: Lily's Picturebook

May is Healthy Vision Month, and you can celebrate with Lily’s Picturebook, a distinctive app that features white-on-black and black-on-white images designed for the visually impaired.

Special Needs App of the Day: Roxie’s A-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure

If you’re looking for an interactive journey through different lands where you’re faced with obstacles and challenges, then Roxie’s A-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure is the app for you.

Ride in cars, boats, planes, and hot-air balloons as you navigate through a variety of cityscapes.  Search for letters, penguins, numbers, and other interesting objects along the way.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Abilipad

Communication is hard for most people, and it can be even more of a challenge for individuals with special needs.  Abilipad gives children and adults a means of communication through sophisticated notepads, keyboards, and text-to-speech features.

Special Needs App of the Day: Felt Board

Many of us have seen felt boards in school classrooms, and creating images with felt shapes is an exciting tactile experience for kids -- the Felt Board app brings that creativity and stimulation in a compact mobile application. 

Special Needs App of the Day: SLP Minimal Pairs

Mobile technology is not just for kids -- many professionals are finding apps are great ways to stimulate their clients and provide meaningful experiences in therapy sessions.  SLP Minimal Pairs is an app for speech-language pathologists to target phonological and articulation disorders in children from pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade. 

Special Needs App of the Day:  Tapikeo HD

When looking at many apps each day, the ones that stand out quite often are the ones that are the most versatile and will have applications for many scenarios.  Tapikeo HD is an iPad app that allows you to create audio-enabled picture books, storyboards, visual schedules, memory aids, audio flashcards, and more.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Simplex Spelling

Simplex Spelling is a top educational app for learning reading, spelling, and phonics, and after just the introductory lesson, it’s easy to see why.

Special Needs App of the Day:  Math Plus Minus

Math is not everyone’s favorite subject, but kids need basic math skills for school and everyday life.  Making math fun with apps like Math Plus Minus is a great way to stimulate, encourage, and improve math skills.