App of the Day

Special Needs App of the Day: My Health, My Choice, My Responsibility

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Special Needs App of the Day: X is for X-Ray

Kids are so often interested in the way things work, and X is for X-Ray shows you what’s inside an object by giving you X-ray vision.  It reads like an ABC storybook, but the information and intrigue is suitable for many ages.  The pages of this app include stunning photography by Hugh Turvey accompanied with text by acclaimed children’s author Paul Rosenthal. Dr. Who talent Kerry Shale narrates the text. 

Special Needs App of the Day: MyVoice Communication Aid

This review is courtesy of Wynsum Arts' Every App Has a Story, the stories behind Wynsum Arts' distinguished apps.

 

 

 

 

Special Needs App of the Day: Smart Speller English

Smart Speller English from EduKidsApps is not just a spelling app, but it also includes a compelling story to motivate kids to spell.  Sunny is sad because he lost his rainbow, but kids can help him find it by spelling words to acquire the seven colors.

Special Needs App of the Day: Over in the Ocean

Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef is a counting and sing-along book come to life.  As an interactive app for the iPad, children can poke and jiggle ocean animals and watch them swim and dart around the screen.  Through the touch and auditory features of the app, children get a multi-sensory learning experience.

Special Needs App of the Day: i See-quence Going to Fireworks

Going to Fireworks is a part of the i See-quence series from iGet It, LLC, who creates social stories and customizable book apps for teaching about a particular occasion.  This app focuses on watching fireworks, which for many children with sensory difficulties is a challenge.

Special Needs App of the Day: Cozmo's Day Off

I love books -- the ones you can actually hold in your hand and feel the paper pages as you turn them.  So when book apps for mobile devices come along, they have to have that extra something special.  With over 100 audio and animation interactions, Cozmo’s Day Off certainly delivers.

Special Needs App of the Day: Cretaceous Dinosaurs

If you’re a teacher doing a segment on dinosaurs, or if your child is fascinated by the creatures, then Ansel and Clair’s Cretaceous Dinosaurs app for iPad is a must-have.  As part of a dinosaur trilogy, the apps explore the worlds of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods.

Special Needs App of the Day: The Going to Bed Book

Sandra Boynton is one of the most stellar children’s book authors in existence, and Loud Crow Interactive has brought the classic pop-up story The Going to Bed Book to your mobile device.

Special Needs App of the Day: Language Builder

Mobile Education Store is a Member of Moms with Apps, featured on Teachers with Apps, and is often on lists for top mobile education apps.  Language Builder is one app in the series that works on improving sentence structure and formation as well as advancing receptive and expressive language skills.