Have a tablet? Use it to help your kids learn. Since iPads are cool, they’ll be motivated to do their ABCs. Here are the educational apps we like the most, because they’re highly effective and super fun. Apps are a great tool for you child with (or without) ASD.
Our Favourite Learning Apps for Kids
Programs have to be used properly in order for them to strengthen skills. As such, monitor your youngster during learning time on the iPad.
Choiceworks: This picture-based app helps kids follow their daily schedules, complete tasks with positive behaviour and become better at waiting and turn-taking.
Proloquo2Go: If your child can’t speak, get this communication tool. It gives an audible voice to those with limited to no expressive language.
Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame: Beloved Sesame Street characters help your toddler learn how to regulate their emotions and problem-solve.
Cozi Family Organizer: Download this program if you have an older learner who can read. It allows you to share (from your phone to theirs) grocery lists, daily to-dos and other family priorities to foster responsibility, independence and task completion.
Paperless: Lists and Checklists: For kids who can read, use this app to create text-based schedules for, as examples, making lunches or after-school routines.
The Zones of Regulation: To work on your child’s emotional awareness and regulation, download this educational app.
Book Creator: Solo or with your support, kids can create their own e-books complete with text, pictures and audio.
These are just some of the great apps for your child with (or without) ASD.