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Special Needs App of the Day: Pirate Puzzles

Ahoy, mateys!  There’s an app for all ye pirate lovers out there.  Pirate Puzzles features a series of puzzles increasing in difficulty that also includes an animated surprise once the puzzle is complete.

Best suited for “buccaneers age 3 to 7 years old,” the app works on fine motor skills through a creative and encouraging game.

Special Needs App of the Day: Stack the States

Who knew all it took to get kids to learn the 50 states in the US was cute faces and animation?

Chewing and Autism

Chewing is a common behavior in special needs children, especially those with autism or ADHD.  Children with sensory issues often feel compelled to chew on paper, clothes, or other objects. 

Special Needs App of the Day: ReacTickles

ReactTickles Magic is interactive software designed for children on the autism spectrum.  This app uses touch, gesture, and audio input to facilitate interactive communication.  And what’s even better?  It’s free.

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.

Product of the Week: BioRay Natural Detox Solutions

For common maladies or behavioral issues, BioRay provides natural remedies for improving or eliminating symptoms.  More and more parents are moving towards natural solutions as opposed to medications, and BioRay gives you some options to try.  Visit BioRay for case studies and more information.

Not Dirt and Germs with the Amazing Mat

When people open their home to friends and family, they also open it to less desirable things like dirt and germs. The Amazing Mat lets you welcome guests in and keep dirt and germs out.

Study Says S p a c i n g Letters Apart Helps Dyslexia

Researchers from the University of Padua in Italy studied Italian and French children with dyslexia and found that extra space in between letters helped them read.  These children showed an increase of reading speed by 20 percent and doubled reading accuracy.

Researchers said the increased reading speed is equivalent to that of one year in school, and they were surprised by the incredible outcome. 

Three Candles by Will Corcoran

In a heartening story about two boys who experience life-changing events at the age of three, a devoted father and debut author provides inspirational and enlightening guidance for parents and professionals caring for terminally ill children, as well as victims of child abuse.