App of the Day

Special Needs App of the Day: Expedition with Plurals

When the home screen of Expedition with Plurals flashes its name in the Star Wars font and is surrounded by colorful planets in space, you know it’s going to be a great app for kids.  Combine the great graphics with plural word practice, and you have an effective and fun app that targets speech difficulties.

Special Needs App of the Day: TapSpeak

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: Sosh

Sosh is an approach developed by Dr. Mark Bowers based on years of clinical experience helping children, adolescents, and young adults sort out social situations.  The app provides exercises, strategies, and practical information to assist individuals with meeting their social goals.  Sosh is especially designed to be used for individuals with Asperger’s.

Special Needs App of the Day: First Words Feelings

First Words Feelings by Learning Touch is more than a spelling app -- it combines spelling practice with emotions.  Each screen includes the word of a feeling and a picture that is animated when a user completes a word.

Special Needs App of the Day: Pinch Peeps

Need to work on some fine motor skills?  Try Pinch Peeps, an app designed for iPhone and iPad. 

Special Needs App of the Day: KidgitZ

KidgitZ is a math game app acclaimed by Teachers With Apps, whose critics (young students and learners) said the app is an “awesome” game.  Aimed at elementary-aged studets, KidgitZ works on improving addition skills and speed.

Special Needs App of the Day: Trope

Trope is the next app in line from ambient music pioneer Brian Eno and software designer Peter ChilversBloom is a generative music app that allows you to create music simply by tapping the screen, and Trope follows along in the same vein, but its atmospheric soundscapes create a different emotional experience.

Special Needs App of the Day: Mathomatix Geometry

Geometry from Punflay’s Mathomatix series introduces your child to basic geometrical shapes.  Cute characters such as monkeys and panda bears teach children about the shapes, which make the app very appealing to kids.

Special Needs App of the Day: iModeling

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: iLearn with Boing Iceland Adventures

Who doesn’t love to learn alongside cute animals?  iLearn with Boing takes children on a journey with Boing and his bear, seal, and penguin friends as they teach essential literacy skills.