Apps

iDyslexic

The team at iDyslexic have spent the past 18 months developing Apps to help children with their homework, calendar and organizational skills. iDyslexic is a simple social network that allows the Child, Parent, Teacher and Case Worker log into a secure classroom. Parents can upload the child’s IEP so that digital fingerprint is easily accessible at all times for fast and direct connections between support staff.

It’s also a social network for anyone at any age living with Dyslexia – ADHD. Users can connect directly, upload content and communicate with the Dyslexic associations around the World and its amazing mentors.

iDyslexic is working to build a community to support children and to show them they are not alone. 1 in 10.children have a learning disorder. iDyslexic will show them that it’s cool, that it’s not going to hold them back, that their creativity, multi-tasking, risk-taking high energy are in fact strengths when leveraged in the right way.

Proloquo2Go

Proloquo2Go is a symbol-supported communication application providing a voice to individuals who cannot speak. It is designed to promote the growth of communication skills and foster language development through research-based vocabularies. It’s features provide support for parents, teachers and therapists. Proloquo2Go covers all users, from beginning to advanced communicators, while catering for a wide range of fine-motor, visual and cognitive skills. It is designed to grow along with the user.

It offers three vocabulary levels in 23 different grid sizes. Users can transition as language skills expand whilst customizations are retained. Core words appear in the same location across folders to support learning through motor planning.


 

Teach Your Monster to Read

The Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning application which is a phonics and reading game. Children create a monster and take it on a magical journey over three extensive games – meeting a host of colourful characters along the way and improving their reading skills as they progress.

The game is rigorous and works with any phonics scheme so it’s perfect for use in school and at home. It’s developed in collaboration with leading academics at the University of Roehampton. It’s commonly used in preschool, primary school, kindergarten and first grade as an interactive teaching resource.


 

Clicker Communicator

Clicker Communicator is a child-friendly application that gives a voice to learners with speech and language difficulties. Clicker Communicator has a wide range of accessibility options, including a unique SuperKeys access method. The three ready-made Vocabulary Sets cover a wide ability range. They provide progression and are built using research-based core words, an approach for providing a rich communication experience and helping to develop language skills. Clicker Communicator provides a bank of free Learning Grid resources that give users the opportunity to verbally participate in class.

The Learning Grids Vocabulary Sets are designed to be used in lessons, providing the curriculum vocabulary for children to respond to teaching points, answer topic-based questions and demonstrate their learning.


 

Grace

The Grace Application for Autism helps autistic and other special needs children to communicate effectively, by building semantic sequences from relevant images to form sentences. The app can be easily customized by using picture and photo vocabulary of your choice. The Grace App was developed to be a communication system that the user controls independently, to discriminate their needs.

With Grace App the user must present the visual sentence and interact with a listener who models, prompts & rewards the user’s attempted pronunciation of each word. The app stores a basic picture vocabulary of Foods, Things I like, Places, Colors, Sizes and Shapes on an iPhone/iPad or iPod Touch with a function for creating a sentence that can be read together. There is also a facility for finding and taking photographs of all the other things that each individual user may need.


 

Starfall

The Starfall application offers numerous activities. It provides a large sample of free activities and you may become a member to unlock all content. Members have access to the full content within this app on their mobile devices as well as the www.starfall.com website. Young children will have fun learning reading, math, and more.

Features:

Math Songs, Numbers and Counting, Geometry and Measurement, Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division, ABCs, Colours, Backpack Bear’s Books, Learn to Read, Talking Library, All About Me, Groundhog Day, Pumpkin, Turkey Gingerbread Boy, Snowman, Selected Nursery Rhymes, Motion Songs, Sing Alongs, Rhymes & Folk Songs.


 

Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box

An application for young people with autism and complex needs. Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box was created for a group of teenagers with complex needs including visual impairment, autism and varied developmental disabilities. Light Box has since proven a popular choice for parents of much younger children without special needs who are exploring tablets and phones for the first time.


 

Dexteria Jr.

The  Dexteria Jr. application includes a set of hand and finger exercises that help develop fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The activities are specially designed for kids age 2 – 6. New characters, animations, music, and sound effects all help to create a fun and engaging experience for toddlers and preschool aged children.


 

Visuals2Go

Visuals2Go is an application created for children, teenagers and adults who have moderate to higher support needs. It supports learners who needs access to hands on visuals by printing cards in a range of different templates as well as those who need that extra simple User Interface.

Users can first learn to express themselves via choice making (where the card opens when selected) and then learning to use the sentence bar to express with more language. The app’s versatility makes it useful for verbal and non-verbal learners, it can be used for people who learn best through visuals or for people with special needs including people with Autism or Down Syndrome. This app is free to download with options to upgrade.


 

Thinkrolls

The Thinkrolls application is a cleverly designed app that introduces children to the early stages of scientific principles.  A puzzler for kids 3 – 9 that enhances problem solving, memory and spatial cognition skills.  

As the name suggests, kids think while they roll, or rather while a cute ball-shaped character rolls through a variety of mazes and face challenges as they go. This app will help to improve fine motor skills but also deliver some real education value to any science lesson. There are limited instructions, so children have to think critically and employ physics logic to figure out how to solve each level.


 

MITA

MITA (Mental Imagery Therapy for Autism) is a unique early-intervention application for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The app includes bright, interactive puzzles designed to help children learn how to mentally integrate multiple features of an object, an ability that has proven to lead to improvements in general learning.

Success with MITA puzzles could over time result in significant improvements in a child’s overall development, specifically in the realms of language, attention and visual skills.


 

BrainPOP Jr.

The free BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week application delivers a different animated movie every week plus related quizzes and educational activities.  If you’ve already got a BrainPOP Jr. username and password, you can log in and access all BrainPOP Jr. content directly from the application at no additional cost.

The app spans topics across Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts, and Technology. The gentle, humorous, and relatable characters Annie and Moby serve as guides through each topic, empowering kids to form their own ideas. BrainPOP Jr. is designed to cultivate critical thinking skills and encourage children to ask questions and make connections. The app is easily navigable by kids ages 5-9.


 

GoNoodle

The GoNoodle application provides dance-alongs, yoga videos, mindfulness activities, and other active and fun ways to move. It gives kids the chance to move and laugh. Everything has a purpose – energize or calm, stimulate or relax, recharge or focus the body and mind.

GoNoodle turns traditional screen time into something much better for kids. Every dance party, yoga session, and mindfulness activity is an opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies and engage their minds.


 

ADHD Angel

ADHD Angel provides practical support for patients with ADHD, including the ability to track symptoms using the international Swanson, Nolan and Pelham (SNAP-IV) rating scale, manage treatment and share data with parents and healthcare professionals.

Guardian Angel offers additional tools for parents, guardians or family members, such as parenting information and the ability to send medication reminders. The apps also provide practical information for managing ADHD, including a guide to the disorder a simple explanation of ADHD for patients and their families to use in daily life when explaining it to others. The apps also feature ‘ADHD Tipping Points’ that contain advice on how to manage particularly difficult situations, such as moving up to secondary school, learning to drive or entering the workplace.


 

White Noise Generator

Relaxing sounds where you can create your own favourite mixes for relaxation, sleeping or concentration. Mix the sounds for perfect relaxation or concentration.