We have compiled a list of apps for dyslexic learners, apps for autistic learners, apps for the visually impaired and apps for learners with writing difficulties.
We found this visual and thought it would be perfect for teachers to use for students with a special needs student.
1) Dyslexia Quest
In this app, the strategy is to climb the mountain and play the yeti games. Each game will test memory and learning skills. The Yeti Master will explain signs of dyslexia.
“My 9 year old son loves this app” says one app user.
2) Autism iHelp
Autism iHelp is a vocabulary teaching aid developed by parents of a child with Autism and a speech-language pathologist. Autism iHelp was inspired by the need for specific language intervention tools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder focusing on their unique strengths and difficulty with expressive vocabulary.
3) Dragon Dictation
Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.
“This app has changed my life.” says one app reviewer.
4) iWrite Words
iWriteWords teaches your child handwriting while playing a fun and entertaining game.
“The Best iPhone Apps for Kids” says the NY Times.
We hope these apps help you with your special needs students or children. If you have any other education apps, please let us know.