We’re celebrating World Autism Awareness Day with loads of free educational apps! April is also Autism Awareness Month, so we’ll be featuring a handful of educational apps each week. Stay tuned!

We also have a beautiful digital version of Mahjong from FDG, and a finance app that allows you to visualize the stock market and your own portfolio.

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iPhone:

Look In My Eyes 1 Restaurant ($2.99 → Free, 18.8 MB): An educational app that will help your child practice making eye contact. They will be presented with a series of faces, and they must focus on the eyes to correctly answer the question that follows. Each correct answer will earn them money to buy virtual items for their restaurant. The app includes more than 40 pieces of furniture, food, and utensils, and the ability to snap a photo of their completed restaurant.

Look In My Eyes 1 Restaurant is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 26 ratings.

Audio-3D Player HD ($4.99 → Free, 33.1 MB): Improve the sound of your favorite tunes and your headphones with this music utility app. It features custom made equalization settings for a wide variety of popular headphones, allowing you to achieve optimal sound quality. You’re also able to change the direction and distance of your music by tilting your iDevice and tapping the sound rings.

Audio-3D Player HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 50 ratings.

Mahjong Elements ($0.99 → Free, 57.9 MB): A gorgeous digital version of Mahjong from the creators of Cover Orange and Captain Antarctica. It includes two modes, more than 200 layouts, hints, undo, shuffle, zoom, and achievements via Game Center.

Mahjong Elements is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 6216 ratings.

Universal:

iBaby Buttons ($1.99 → Free, 11.1 MB): This customizable educational app allows your toddler to practice word-object association. They can touch anywhere on the screen to create a button, and then tap on it to reveal an image and sound. The button can then be tapped again to pop and remove it from the screen. The app includes more than 50 images and sounds, and the ability to create your own custom buttons.

iBaby Buttons is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 25 ratings.

Bobbing ($0.89 → Free, 43.3 MB): Safely reach the finish line by controlling your character’s color and gravity in this fast-paced platformer. Just tap the left side of the screen to flip the gravity and tap the right to flip the color. Avoid the blazing fire while grabbing the bonus pieces to earn the highest score. The game includes two modes, 145 levels, music from DJ Sigmao, and achievements and leaderboards via Game Center.

Bobbing is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 38 ratings.

Toca House ($2.99 → Free, 25.2 MB): Another adorable educational app from Toca Boca. Your little ones must help five friends do their chores around the house. They’ll be required to do the dishes, iron, sweep, plant flowers, and much more. The app includes 19 different mini-games, with a completely different order each time. It also includes fun sounds and animations, and original Toca Boca artwork.

Toca House is available for free today only (04/02). It has a 4-star rating with a total of 1430 ratings.

TactioHealth (Weight Loss, Fitness, Hypertension & Diabetes Family eHealth Tracking System) ($3.99 → Free, 31.6 MB): Manage all facets of your health with this fitness app. It will first take you through a series of questions to generate a proper health profile. You must then decide if you want to lose weight or simply maintain your lifestyle. The app will provide you with a nutrition plan and help you meet your goals by tracking your weight, blood pressure, steps taken, physical activity, cholesterol, and glucose levels. You’ll receive personalized messages and daily reminders to help you stay on task. The app also includes data backup, multi-user support, and a built-in journal.

TactioHealth (Weight Loss, Fitness, Hypertension & Diabetes Family eHealth Tracking System) is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 417 ratings.

ABA – What Rhymes? ($1.99 → Free, 25.6 MB): This educational app displays four images at a time and requires your child to find the rhyming target item. You can have the app choose the target, or you can manually select your own. The app includes 350 images, an optional timer, discrete data recording, and audio pronunciation.

ABA – What Rhymes? is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 312 ratings.

ABA Receptive Identification ($1.99 → Free, 19.2 MB): This educational app displays four images at a time and requires your child to find the target noun. You can have the app choose the target, or you can manually select your own. The app includes over 300 images, an optional timer, discrete data recording, and audio pronunciation.

ABA Receptive Identification is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 194 ratings.

ABA Receptive Identification – By Class ($1.99 → Free, 35.7 MB): This educational app displays four images at a time and requires your child to find the target item. You can have the app choose the target, or you can manually select your own. The app includes hundreds of images, an optional timer, discrete data recording, and audio pronunciation.

ABA Receptive Identification – By Class is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 172 ratings.

ABA Flash Cards – Alphabet ($0.99 → Free, 9.8 MB): A collection of talking flash cards that will teach your child the letters of the alphabet. Each flash card features a clear and colorful image of an item that begins with the letter in question, a sentence using the displayed item, and audio pronunciation. You can also choose to disable the sentence and word labels to quiz your child. The app includes discrete data tracking, an optional timer, and the ability to randomly or alphabetically display cards.

ABA Flash Cards – Alphabet is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 1862 ratings.

ABA Flash Cards – Animals ($1.99 → Free, 32.2 MB): A collection of talking flash cards that will teach your child over 100 animal types. Each flash card features a clear and colorful image of an animal, label, description, and audio pronunciation. You can also choose to disable the label to quiz your child. The app includes discrete data tracking, an optional timer, and the ability to randomly or alphabetically display cards.

ABA Flash Cards – Animals is available for free for a limited time. It has a 3.5-star rating with a total of 829 ratings.

ABA Flash Cards – Food ($1.99 → Free, 19.4 MB): A collection of talking flash cards that will teach your child over 100 types of food. Each flash card features a clear and colorful food image, label, description, and audio pronunciation. You can also choose to disable the label to quiz your child. The app includes discrete data tracking, an optional timer, and the ability to randomly or alphabetically display cards.

ABA Flash Cards – Food is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 24 ratings.

StockTouch ($1.99 → Free, 9.9 MB): Visualize the stock market and your entire portfolio with this unique finance app. It displays heat maps for both the top 900 US and 900 global companies in nine sectors to provide you with a quick overview. You’re able to sort stocks by market cap, winners, activity, or alphabetically. You can also save your favorite stocks and sort them in the same way. The app includes search, news, and daily, weekly, and monthly overviews.

StockTouch is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4-star rating with a total of 512 ratings.

iPad:

Colorific – drawing and coloring book ($2.99 → Free, 48.6 MB): This digital coloring book allows your child to color in more than 55 drawings or simply craft their own. It includes templates from five different categories, 20 pencil and marker colors, three pencil and marker sizes, undo and redo, relaxing background music, and the ability to share works of art via email or Facebook.

Colorific – drawing and coloring book is available for free for a limited time. It has a 5-star rating with a total of 32 ratings.

First Words International Home HD ($6.99 → Free, 177.2 MB): This multi-language educational app will help your child learn how to label common nouns. The app includes 50 objects, which are presented in 10 or more ways so your child can generalize their meanings. The three different modes will help your child learn new words, and practice receptive and expressive vocabulary.

First Words International Home HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 9 ratings.

Mahjong Elements HD ($2.99 → Free, 118.7 MB): A gorgeous digital version of Mahjong from the creators of Cover Orange and Captain Antarctica. It includes two modes, more than 200 layouts, hints, undo, shuffle, zoom, and achievements via Game Center.

Mahjong Elements HD is available for free for a limited time. It has a 4.5-star rating with a total of 1407 ratings.

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