Technology and Children with Special Needs: Ipad Apps for learning and development
Technology plays a huge role in our everyday life and can be an excellent learning resource and tool for children with special needs.
Apple has a special section of their App Store to showcase learning and communication tools for children with special needs. These Assistive Technologies are for Apple products like the iPad, iPhone and iPod.
The section of the App Store, titled “Special Education: Learning for Everyone” features categories like Sign Language Development, Communication, Emotional Development, Literacy & Learning, and more.
Sometimes it can feel a little daunting to sift through the thousands and thousands App’s and try and figure out which one might be a good fit for your child. Below is a list of websites to help sift through the masses and find the right technology for your family.
10 Websites to Find Special Needs Apps for the iPad & iPhone
About.Com – Apps for Children With Special Needs
About.com highlights new apps that are designed specifically to make life easier for people with special needs, by making communication or behavior management or health management easier. Check out their special needs apps section. About.com also gives you a place to review the apps that you have tried.
Go to: About.com Apps for Children With Special Needs