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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. 

Book Review: Living Through Charlie

While it reads and is labeled as a novel, parents of special needs kids will know that Living Through Charlie is a true story, and that people really did live through it.

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.

Push Girls’ Tiphany Adams an Inspiration for All

After a drunk driver hit her and her friends, Tiphany Adams was pronounced dead at the scene until the paramedics heard a faint sound from her, and even the hospital said she had a 5 percent chance of survival.  Now the gorgeous blonde stars in Push Girls, premiering on Sundance Channel June 4, 2012.

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.

Product of the Week: KiD'n Together

Bridging blues, folk, Calypso, island, and barbershop styles of music, brothers Alex and Ben Meisel of KiD’n Together bring a love of music, education, and fun to your doorstep.

Pilot Study Suggests Antioxidant Supplement Helps Autism Symptoms

Researchers from Stanford School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital studied 31 children with autism and found a specific antioxidant supplement helped reduce some symptoms of autism.

Help for an Arts Foundation for Autism

This guest piece is written by a man passionate about his vision. David Berkowitz lives in Las Vegas, is an honorably discharged veteran and spent the last 20 years in sales and marketing. David lives with Asperger Syndrome and is raising three kids also on the spectrum. Looking to improve the lives of individuals with autism through technology and the arts, David wants to share a bit about his vision with our readers. He is trying to make a difference for autism, please help him in his efforts.