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Expressive Builder
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Musical Paint For Kids

Musical Paint For Kids

Building Blocks Media

Express yourself.

Paint with music with this delightful entertainment app for children.

Sensory Friendly Shedd Aquarium
Sensory Friendly Shedd Aquarium

Sensory Friendly Shedd Aquarium

Infiniteach Inc

Welcome to Shedd Aquarium

Welcome to Shedd Aquarium! We can't wait for you to meet 32,000 amazing animals and explore the world’s oceans, rivers and reefs — right in the heart of Chicago.

The best Shedd visit begins online – our Shedd Aquarium app allows you to preview our exhibits, create your own customized schedule, explore our sensory-friendly map, and play memory with some of...

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Apps with average score

Sensory Sound Board - Macbeth's Witches
Sensory Sound Board - Macbeth's Witches
Sensory Sound Board - Macbeth's Witches

Sensory Sound Board - Macbeth's Witches

Cognable

This sound board was created to support sensory teaching for students with complex learning needs. Sixteen simple sound boards with excerpts from Macbeth's 'Witches Scene', stormy weather effects and generally spooky noises are included.

Various layouts including single button and two button boards are included. A choice of cartoon and...

STEM Storiez - Counting Zoo
STEM Storiez - Counting Zoo
STEM Storiez - Counting Zoo

STEM Storiez - Counting Zoo

Zyrobotics LLC

Come with me on a trip to the zoo! We can count the animals too. There are so many animals to see. Can you count the animals with me?

STEM Storiez - Counting Zoo is an interactive book that engages children in learning through a board book and a read-along...

Laureate First Words
Laureate First Words
Laureate First Words

Laureate First Words

Laureate Learning Systems, Inc.

The Laureate First Words™ app uses a clinical expert system to teach young learners with special needs 50 early nouns. This proven, research-based approach has helped thousands of children build communication skills. This app is ideal for children with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, language-learning disorders, and hearing impairments.

Children will...

Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box
Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box
Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box

Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box

Cognable

Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box is a developmental touch skills app. It was made for children with complex learning needs including autism and visual impairment.

Sound Box is also a popular choice for parents of young toddlers without special needs who are beginning to explore touchscreen phones and tablets.

Each...

StoryBuilder
StoryBuilder
StoryBuilder

StoryBuilder

Mobile Education Store LLC

Winner - Best reading app of 2011 by the Huffington Post

Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve paragraph formation ; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level abstractions by inference. Extensive use of audio clips promotes improved auditory processing for...

Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box
Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box
Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box

Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box

Cognable

Light Box uses abstract animation and sound to introduce basic touch skills and awareness.

Light Box has become a popular choice for parents of babies and young toddlers but was originally made for teenagers with autism and a range of complex needs. Sounds and graphics are appropriate for any age-group.

Light Box...

Expressive Builder
Expressive Builder
Expressive Builder

Expressive Builder

Mobile Education Store LLC

Voted 3rd best educational app of 2011 by AppsForHomeschooling.com
Voted 9th best education app of 2011 by SmartAppsForKids.com

Own as an individual app or as part of our MES Speech Therapy Bundle.

Expressive Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve sentence ideation ; 2) Improve sentence formation;...

Sensory Magma
Sensory Magma
Sensory Magma

Sensory Magma

Sensory Apps Ltd

Sensory Magma is a simple calming and relaxing visual app for people with special/complex needs of ALL ages. Magma generates lava style slow moving effects, which when combined with music from the iPhone or iPad Music player can be relaxing and also stimulating. Beaming Magma to a TV via Apple...

MSE Genie
MSE Genie
MSE Genie

MSE Genie

TFH Special Needs Toys

With MSE Genie a Multi Sensory Environment can be controlled via iPad or iPhone.

MSE Genie uses bluetooth to communicate with MSE Rewards produced by TFH Special Needs Toys.

The MSE Genie is simple to set up:
In Settings identify new Rewards (you can have up to 12).
eg. Bubble Column 1; Bubble...

StoryBuilder for iPad
StoryBuilder for iPad
StoryBuilder for iPad

StoryBuilder for iPad

Mobile Education Store LLC

Winner - Best reading app of 2011 by the Huffington Post. Own as an individual app or as part of our MES Speech Therapy Bundle.

Story Builder is designed to help children accomplish the following educational goals: 1) Improve paragraph formation; 2) Improve integration of ideas; and 3) Improve higher level...

Social Adventures
Social Adventures
Social Adventures

Social Adventures

all4mychild

The Social Adventures App provides clinicians, teachers and parents with a treasure trove of activity descriptions for teaching social skills and friendship. Children ages 3-13 with social needs such as those associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, NLD, Sensory Processing Disorders and social anxiety will gain confidence and success in...

Special Numbers
Special Numbers
Special Numbers

Special Numbers

Special iApps C.I.C.

Special Numbers contains a set of activities to help develop early number skills, including counting, matching, ordering, comparing and selecting. Easily adapted for all abilities, with choice of number range, pace, visual objects and use of sound.

We have designed the app in collaboration with parents, children, teachers and educational psychologists,...

Touch Follow FREE
Touch Follow FREE
Touch Follow FREE

Touch Follow FREE

Hatch Works Ltd

This is the FREE version of the Touch Follow apps.

** These apps contain no adverts or In-App-Purchases
** Thank you to all those who have helped support the work by purchasing the apps

Please note - this is not a number/letter/shape tracing app.

It is intended for younger children, ideally BEFORE...

Touch Follow Numbers
Touch Follow Numbers
Touch Follow Numbers

Touch Follow Numbers

Hatch Works Ltd

** These apps contain no adverts or In-App-Purchases
** Thank you to all those who have helped support the work by purchasing the apps

Please note - this is not a number tracing app.

It is intended for younger children, ideally BEFORE they start learning numbers and letters.

When children start to learn...

Match & Find
Match & Find
Match & Find

Match & Find

Special iApps C.I.C.

Match & Find is designed to help develop young children’s memory, matching, searching and sequencing skills.

Working memory is very important for the development of language and numeracy, and the carefully designed activities in this app can help children train and improve their auditory and visual working memory.

What parents and professionals...

Sensory Processing Therapy - tool to help parents manage sensory diet & home programs
Sensory Processing Therapy - tool to help parents manage sensory diet & home programs
Sensory Processing Therapy - tool to help parents manage sensory diet & home programs

Sensory Processing Therapy - tool to help parents manage sensory diet & home programs

SensoryTreat Ltd

SensoryTreat is a family-centered app which provides essential sensory integration therapy tailored to the needs of specific children within their home & family routines.
Therapy regimens designed by occupational therapists (OTs), help children with SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) self-regulate, calm down and maintain an optimal arousal level throughout the day.
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NOTEABLE...

Sensory Electra
Sensory Electra
Sensory Electra

Sensory Electra

Sensory Apps Ltd

Sensory Electra is a simple stimulating app for people with special/complex needs of ALL ages. It is visually stimulating and suitable for a range of abilities.

Electra responds to taps and up to 3 finger simultaneous touch movements.

Tap to change effect.
Touch with 1, 2 or 3 fingers to...

Touch Follow Shapes
Touch Follow Shapes
Touch Follow Shapes

Touch Follow Shapes

Hatch Works Ltd

** These apps contain no adverts or In-App-Purchases
** Thank you to all those who have helped support the work by purchasing the apps

Please note - this is not a number/letter/shape tracing app.

It is intended for younger children, ideally BEFORE they start learning numbers and letters.

When children start to learn...

Sensory Just Touch
Sensory Just Touch
Sensory Just Touch

Sensory Just Touch

Sensory Apps Ltd

Sensory Just Touch is a fun effects app for all with 30+ incredible touch effects. Morph your face in the Hall of Mirrors - Just Touch. Experience incredible visual, kaleidoscopic, entrancing patterns that respond - Just Touch. Fly through colorful tunnels and galaxy pathways that open in front of you...

Plazma
Plazma
Plazma

Plazma

Sensory Apps Ltd

Lava Lamp
Plazma is a simple stimulation app for people with special/complex needs (including autism) of ALL ages. It is visually stimulating and suitable for a range of abilities. Plazma is switch accessible.

Tap buttons to change effects.

Plazma has no adverts, no settings screen and no in-app purchases.

Switch box compatibility:
Plazma can be...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Cosmo Training

Cosmo Training

Filisia Interfaces Ltd.

Cosmo Training is a creative training and therapy system for people with additional needs. It consists of a set of interactive and multisensory controllers and games that motivate learners to develop motor, cognitive and communication skills through play and music. Cosmo's multi-sensory games work towards achieving skill based, functional and national curriculum compatible goals to help the child in tasks of everyday living.

Requires the Cosmo controllers to get the best out of the Cosmo experience.

Touch Follow Alphabet

Touch Follow Alphabet

Hatch Works Ltd

** These apps contain no adverts or In-App-Purchases
** Thank you to all those who have helped support the work by purchasing the apps

Please note - this is not a letter tracing app.

It is intended for younger children, ideally BEFORE they start learning numbers and letters.

When children start to learn numbers and letters, not only do they have to learn a set of alien shapes but also assign meaning to them. By using this app, young minds get used to seeing the shapes that will be so important to them later in life.

I originally wrote it for my own 18 month old son but is suitable up to the age of 4 or 5. I found it very useful for when he was incorrectly recognising letters at pre-school.

The game helps them develop co-ordination skills. Sparkles add immediate feedback that worked very well with my own son. You can turn this off if you prefer.

I've added more options. You can now select which letters you want to work on individually.

There are 3 Apps in the series :

* Touch Follow Shapes
* Touch Follow Alphabet
* Touch Follow Numbers

Because it's aimed at younger children, the User Interface is deliberately simple, so they can play with minimal intervention.

Use Settings to change options for playing sounds and/or the sparkle effect

If you like it, please review it.
I do appreciate feedback and consider any suggestions made so please email me.

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Some reviews so far for the Touch Follow series - thanks!

Shape app - *****
by Loopy1984 - Version 1.0 - Feb 4, 2012
Really lovely app so simple it's perfect for my little one to learn shapes and improve hand eye co ordination thanx!

Touch Follow Shapes - *****
by Mai Belle - Version 1.0 - Feb 4, 2012
Sometimes the simplest of ideas become the best, this is a multi- sensory app that brings writing shapes to life. This app makes drawing shapes easy with a glide of the finger and basically once the child keeps moving his/her finger they can't go wrong. Sensory learning is great for young children and special needs children including autism to learn and they should enjoy learning with this app. Brilliant...

Excellent! - *****
by New NJ mommy - Version 1.0 - Feb 6, 2012
I've been looking for exactly something like this! I'm an OT and love great apps. Only wish it started with vertical and horizontal.... And maybe progressed in a developmental sequence... Or let you choose which shapes came up. Still worth it. Downloading the alphabet and numbers now.

Fantastic - *****
by Tiwsit - Version 1.0 - Feb 7, 2012
Great colours and encouragement to write - love it

Engaging - *****
by HotDog Hallway - Version 1.0 - Feb 14, 2012
The colors and movements keep the kids engaged while they learn their numbers. Great for the classroom!!
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Sensory iMeba

Sensory iMeba

Sensory Apps Ltd

iMeba is a simple stimulating app for people with special/complex needs of ALL ages. It is visually stimulating and suitable for a range of abilities.

Tap buttons to change effect.

iMeba has no adverts, no settings screen and no in-app purchases. iMeba is fully switch accessible, using a Bluetooth Switch Access box, such as the RJ Cooper Bluetooth Switch Interface and RJ's Bluetooth Super-Switch. Visit www.rjcooper.com/bluetooth-switch-interface/ for further details.

Switch box compatibility:
iMeba can be controlled by assistive technology switches that produce character codes (1, 2, 3, 4 & ~1, ~2, ~3, ~4) - all produce different changes.

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