By Lauren Lewis
December 27, 2013
Over the last year, the Friendship Circle App Review has presented 300 special needs apps. (Check out all 300 special needs apps at: www.friendshipcircle.org/apps). Over that time, these apps have been rated and reviewed by users.
Here is a list of the most popular apps of 2013.
1. Birdhouse for Autism
Birdhouse finds correlations and patterns in your child’s life so you can see what’s helping and what needs to be changed.
Proloquo2Go can be adapted to suit the needs of a wide range of users with varying literacy levels. Featuring natural-sounding voices, speech can be generated by tapping buttons with symbols or typing using the on-screen keyboard with word prediction.
3. Niki Talk
Niki Talk can help all the children with autism, aphasia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, stroke or any disability that impairs the ability to communicate.
4. Sign Me a Story
The second story: GreenBeanies- Two Magical Hats, teaches 12 more signs and revisits previously taught signs within the highly interactive story.
5. Story Maker for Social Stories
6. My Life Skills Box
If your child has difficulty learning in a natural environment, My Life Skills Box is a must – have application for your child.
8. Behavior Breakthroughs
9. Model Me Going Places
Designed as a teaching tool for children, adolescents, and teenagers with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and developmental delays, the videos are used by teachers, parents, and therapists. Real children model each skill.
Bitsboard offers free access to tens of thousands of gorgeous flashcards and carefully curated lessons across dozens of languages. No matter what you want to teach (English, German, Telling Time, Sight Words, ABC, etc.), you will find it on Bitsboard.
Here are some more popular apps from the Friendship Circle App Review: