Useful Autism Apps and Home Learning Resources
March 30, 2020
Looking for new apps to support you during your time at home?
These apps might be helpful for different issues such as data collection, visual schedules, social skills, and more. Behavior analysts, teachers, speech-language pathologists, or other team members may be of help customizing these for your child of any age.
We’ve handpicked the following free and low-cost apps. Although a few of these apps are available for only one type of device (Android or iPhone), most can be downloaded or purchased in both the App Store and Google Play.
|Chronaly: Powered for Autism||simple data collection (behavior, activities, food, sleep, meds, etc.)||Free||App Store and Google Play|
|Upcard||communication tool, activity schedules, and simple data collection||Free||App Store and Google Play|
|iReward Chart||customizable reinforcement systems||Free||App Store and Google Play|
|Daniel Tiger for Parents||social skills for young children||Free||App Store and Google Play|
|Autism Tracker Lite||simple behavioral data collection||Free||App Store Only|
|Speech with Milo||language skills (sequencing, feelings, articulation, etc.)||Free||App Store Only|
|ArtikPix||articulation practice||Free||App Store Only|
|Mouse Trial Lite||vocabulary practice||Free||Google Play Only|
|iTouchiLearn Life Skills||visual schedules, reward charts, task analyses, etc.||$0.99||App Store and Google Play|
|ABA Flash Cards & Games - Emotions||photographic flash cards (add your own and record your voice)||$0.99||App Store Only|
|It's Done!||create checklists and task analyses||$2.99||App Store and Google Play|
|Time Timer||visual timer||$2.99||App Store and Google Play|
|i Create... Social Skills Stories||customize social stories||$4.99||App Store Only|
|First Then Visual Schedule ||visual schedule||$0.99||App Store and Google Play|
More Resources for Home Learning
The following curated resources that may be of interest for learning from home. Don’t worry about the grade level indicated. Rather, find the resources that seems best suited for the student.
Sign up for a 30-day free trial to create visual supports and picture schedules.
Social Emotional Learning activities (K-5)
Daily thematic activities (preK-6+)
Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Spanish lessons with assessments (K-12)
Reading and Math activities with ongoing assessment to personalize the instructional level (K-6)
Math, Science, and Social Studies lessons (grades 1-12)
ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies games (K-12)
Math games (K-5)
Sign up for a 30-day free trial to access 35,000 published books with videos and quizzes (K-6)
6,000 published books with assessments and special education modifications (K-12)
Videos for print handwriting practice
Science videos and activities (K-5)
San Diego Zoo
Animal information, stories, videos, activities, games (K-5)
Author Mo Willems
Fans of the Elephant and Pigeon books will enjoy this daily doodling and story time (preK-4)
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