iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Apps for (Special) Education

App list: app icon, title with link, and description provided
Authored by: Eric Sailers Updated: 4/10/2010
Based on a list by Samuel Sennott, Eric Sailers, & David Niemeijer

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Communication Apps Organization Apps Reading Apps Writing Apps Math Apps Music Apps Song Apps Art Apps Game Apps Accessibility Apps Resource Link

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learn actions via text. Expressionist iCommunicate iConverse In My Dreams iPrompts iSpeak Spanish iSpeech Sailers. In free/full versions. and explanations for forming and teaching the sounds. a timer. AAC tool to express 6 different icons representing basic needs: food. choice prompts. Visual prompting tool containing original artwork for schedules. help.. List of sounds for developmental ages 3 to 7+. Cartoon drawings with 120 commonly used expressions in 7 categories and 1000+ nouns. Pre-loaded pictures and storyboards/routines (e. and a library. schedule) facilitate language comprehension. Uses high quality text-to-speech to translate English to Spanish and Spanish to English.g. 2009-2010 3 . Learn reading. and sign language skills via animations paired with text and recorded audio.Communication Apps Icon App Title App Description ABA Flash Cards ArtikPix ArtikPix . bathroom. Delayed auditory feedback and frequency shifting to help improve stuttering. ArtikPix has flashcard and matching activities with 840 possible cards for articulation practice.Full DAF Assistant In this set of 52 images. break. sick. photo. and real audio. matching. drink.

verbs. AAC system with photos and preloaded voices to express wants and needs. Over 160 interactive flashcards to learn nouns. Audio output for expressing phrases (“hello”). early syntax. with accompanying explanations. AAC software with photos and voice recording feature that can be used with a web authoring service. and save/email data.Communication Apps Icon App Title App Description iSpeech Toddler Sign iTranslate Plus Jolly Holiday Two animated children. moods (“I am happy”). Sadie and Sammy. each has photos (with narration) of children modeling the behavior. With 400 images.. playground). 2009-2010 4 . and use text-to-speech with 43 voices in 16 languages. Learn prepositions while decorating the tree. practice phonemes in various positions of words or sentences. then learn the signs to Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. & restaurants. Translate words and whole sentences in 52 languages. Over 600 words (organized by sound) to practice articulation in flashcards with user and data features. and word combinations. Learn to Talk Locabulary Lite Look2Learn AAC Mobile Articulation Model Me Going Places MyTalk Pocket SLP Articulation Sailers. animate 30 signs each. With 6 locations (e.g. assistance (“Call the doctor”).

Visual schedules for 9 sequential activities can be checked for completion. there are over 300 “wh” questions for who. With more than 1. With over 130 icons and recorded audio. natural sounding voices. it helps elementary aged children to build grammatically correct sentences. actions. With built-in data tracking. and more. what. where. why. With 100 pictures. automatic conjugation.500 words in the library. and more activities can be added. then communicate single messages by tapping a big (red) circle. Copy or type text for text-to-speech using natural sounding voices. thoughts. express feelings.Communication Apps Icon App Title App Description Proloquo2Go Full AAC solution with over 7000 symbols. you can learn American Sign Language from a 3D avatar. you can learn signed English from a 3D avatar. Sentence Builder Sign 4 Me Sign Smith ASL Speak it! StepStones TapSpeak Button Visules Voice4U WhQuestions Sailers. Record audio for an unlimited duration. With more than 11.200 signs. Uses drawings and photos to communicate schedules and actions. and needs. how. 2009-2010 5 .

and a translator. 2009-2010 6 . search for a word and its definition/ synonym in content from dictionary. recording duration. Dropbox files to view. and share links. Upload a . there are currency/unit converters. and high frequency data. and audio notes that synchronize to your computer.Organization Apps Icon App Title App Description ABC Data Data collection tool for counting behaviors by simple tallies or percentages. Using predictive text. tip/loan/periodic calculators. By bumping two phones together.com or thesaurus. Audio-visual prompting tool for scheduling daily events or steps to complete an activity. photo. AppBox Pro Awesome Note Behavior TrackerPro Bump Dictionary Dropbox Evernote First Then FlashCards Sailers. exchange contact information and photos without typing. then add photos and audio to your flashcards.csv file online that imports text to the app. download for offline viewing. With 18 applications in one. Combines notes with to-dos that are transferred to email. and graph them. frequency and duration. Create text.com. Google Docs and Evernote. and emailing the data. Track ABC data. capture and sync photos and videos.

track progress. Control a Keynote slide presentation on your computer from your iPhone or iPod touch. tally counter. and projects with number reminders on the app icon. and use SafeSearch for content filtering. Provides a list of items (with description and ed code) to complete for an IEP. tests. classes. With this motivation chart. the reward from your camera or photos. With free desktop software. choose the behavior. 2009-2010 7 . timer. schedules and storybooks. Grocery iQ IEP Checklist iResponse iReward iRewardChart ITPADD Keynote Remote myHomework Percentally Sailers.Organization Apps Icon App Title App Description Google Mobile Access Google Apps and search using your voice. assign tasks. Build lists by scanning the barcode with your iPhone camera. Keep track of homework. Apps for a calculator. With this motivation chart. and pay rewards for achievements. and sharing to clipboard. or by using the predictive search feature. Data collection with automatic percentage conversion. email. and optional praise. this is a classroom responder system for enabling interactive lectures. and Google Spreadsheet.

2009-2010 8 .. compute for data analysis. Improves time management with a visual depiction of time. basketball game). and synchronization with Outlook or iCal. and optional audible and vibrate signals for iPhone. subtask. search for Wikipedia entries. and invite others to view. Counting tool for tracking scoring systems (e. Using predictive text. and share a CSV file. Task Management with alerts. Time Timer ToDo Whiteboard Wikipanion Sailers.Organization Apps Icon App Title App Description Picture Scheduler Tallymander To aid in recall of details. checklists.g. and bookmark the whole entry or individual sections. record audio and video notes to accompany a photo in a listed schedule. Use shapes to specify meaning in images from your camera and photo album.

Thousands of childrenʼs books (e. letter writing practice. The interactive book has story narration with words that are highlighted as theyʼre read.g. 2009-2010 9 . Three Little Pigs) from 60 countries in various languages with illustrations. access your eTextbooks to read them and to view your notes.Bugs Sailers. associated animal name. The classic has been slightly altered to accompany a narrated book with original art. High contrast. white on black picture book with 5 categories (e.Reading Apps Icon App Title App Description ABC Animals Interactive animal flashcards with audio that provide the letter name. and the phonetics. Talking picture book with full color pictures that speak the insect name when touched. animals.g.. discover Georgeʼs birthday surprise as you listen to the book or record your voice.. abc Pocket Phonics Alphabet Animals Curious George B-day Emperorʼs New Clothes eTextbooks Goldilocks & The 3 Bears ICDL Books for Children iLook iMotherGoose . Combines three apps in one with letter sounds. and 170 first words. When connected to the Internet. food) for young children. All 26 letters in interactive flashcards that make sounds and animations when touched. In this book.

include text. 2009-2010 10 . text. Includes all 220 DolchWords spoken at the push of a button. Create personalized stories using photos. and individual progress is tracked. Sesame Street Stanza Stories2Learn StoryKit The Cat in the Hat Sailers. Download from over 50. and are narrated with pages that turn automatically or manually. The talking. and read them with tabbed navigation. typing. Download and read Kindle books. highlight and take notes. then upload the story to a website. and audio messages. In this book. interactive book has story narration paired with text and animated objects.000 free books. and recording your voice. The interactive book is narrated with words that highlight as theyʼre read. taking a photo.Reading Apps Icon App Title App Description iStoryTime Kids Books Kindle for iPhone Little Red Riding Hood My Friend Isabelle See Read Say The books are illustrated. and select alternate text and background colors. watch Elmo and friends chase a puppy as you listen to the book or record your voice. Create a story by drawing. copy support. and note sharing. and zoom when pictures are touched. Learn about two friends with differences in this narrated story paired with highlighted text.

Sailers. and the characters can be touched to make sounds. or create your own album of alphabetical sounds and images using the camera and microphone. Pre-loaded. 2009-2010 11 .Reading Apps Icon App Title App Description Three Little Pigs weesay ABC The interactive book has story narration paired with text.

multi-player. and edit mind maps. 2009-2010 12 . YouTube. lowercase and uppercase letters using numbered prompts. view. or live game online. With pictures of over 30 items around the house. use letters to create words. tap three or more to create words in a single player. see and edit your text. Create. see and edit your text.Writing Apps Icon App Title App Description Chicktionary Using the timed or untimed mode. and drag it to the correct word position. Among scrambled letters. then share it to the clipboard. From two choices. send and receive unlimited texts free for a whole year. iTunes. Voice recognition to speak. then share them to a website to view and edit further. Utilizing a Textfree email account. trace numbers. Wikipedia. With a picture shown and a letter missing in a word. SMS. In easy or regular mode. touch a letter to hear it. Dragon Dictation Dragon Search FirstWords: At Home iWriteWords MindMeister Spel It Rite Pro Textfree Word Magic Word Scramble 2 Sailers. and retrieve the word definitions. and email. Voice recognition to speak. & Twitter. select the correctly spelled word as quickly as possible. select the correct choice for reinforcers and rewards. then search on Google.

adding. an alien. With choices and data collection. Scientific calculator and high resolution function plotter to trace multiple equations on the same graph. multiplying. the game format makes counting fun. and subtracting with manipulatives. Cloud Math Coin Math Cute Math Seven cute activities for counting. and pay for items. and dividing with a timer. and dividing with number lines. and percents. practice addition and subtraction of two single digit numbers. hints and facts. multiplying. 2009-2010 13 . Drills for adding. Learn how to add and match coins. Use Freddy. Activities for number recognition. and solution choices. and verbal praise. and math operations using flash cards. and games. levels of difficulty.Math Apps Icon App Title App Description 123 Animals Counting Arithmaroo1 Touch 40 different animals with sounds to see and hear numbers counted. decimals. solution choices. Freddy Fraction Graphing Calculator KidCalc Math Fun Kids Math Fun ~Kindergarten Math Drills Sailers. subtracting. counting. With time and scores in various levels. Practice adding. to determine the equivalence among fractions. puzzles. subtracting.

Math Apps Icon App Title App Description Math Magic Adding. With data collection. then select the correct value that corresponds to bills and coins pictured. reinforcers. solution choices. pop pairs of bubbles that match the equation with the solution. multiplying. Customize the values of money.Learn to Count Pop Math Sailers. subtracting. MathSpin3 Money . and rewards. 2009-2010 14 . In adding. and dividing with visual supports. less than. subtracting. and dividing. spin the wheel and determine if the numbers are greater than. or equal. multiplying.

Create and record drum tracks as youʼre playing along to songs from your iPod library. dance.Music Apps Icon App Title App Description Air Vocal and piano samples arranged in an ever changing composition. and more. Four musical activities that include colorful. play the piano with your finger. and begin scratching. 2009-2010 15 . Without any skill needed. Beatbox Bloom Drum Kit FingerPiano FlickTunes Control your music library by flicking to advance and reverse songs. adjust volume. then Pandora creates a station of similar music. Start with the name of one of your favorite artists or songs. GrooveMaker Free MixMeister Scratch Pandora Radio Preschool Music Sailers. DJ music by selecting a song in your iPod library. Create full-length electronic. interactive illustrations. and hip-hop tracks by layering the music. fast forward. Create elaborate patterns and unique melodies by simply touching the screen. Channel your inner hip-hop self to create fresh beats anywhere. then select a scratch style.

Music Apps Icon App Title App Description Shazam Point your device toward music to determine the song that is playing. 2009-2010 16 . and fart sounds. electric. Provides ambient sounds from the environment (e. varying the tone with each movement.. Touch real animal photos to play animal sounds individually or in chorus. Tap and shake to the beats featuring tons of free tracks by popular artists in offline or online modes.g. waves on the beach) to help you relax or sleep. Tap Drum Pad Tap Tap Revenge 3 TonePad Trope Vocal Zoo White Noise Sailers. Create soundscapes by tracing your finger on the screen. An 8 pad with 8 sound sets that includes acoustic. Create songs by simply touching the screen and seeing notes light up.

. 2009-2010 17 .g. or records your voice. every item is interactive. Audio and lyrics provided for 10 lullabies (e. B-I-N-G-O) and one original song by a childrenʼs artist. Sailers. This Old Man. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star).Song Apps Icon App Title App Description Five Little Monkeys Itsy Bitsy Spider Kid Songs Kwiz Game Old MacDonald Puff the Magic Dragon Toddler JukeBox Wheels on the Bus World of Lullabies Musical counting game based on the popular rhyme with toys that react to touch. As a popular kid song plays. An animated video plays as the classic song is sung. Musical book with 12 interactive pages that play the song in varied languages or instruments. Musical book with 8 interactive pages that plays the song in varied languages or instruments.. and the spider navigates you from screen to screen. Listen to 5 classic songs (e.g. Based on the popular song. or records your voice. touch the corresponding picture from a field of 4.

With many pen colors. and share to the Flickr community.g. Search and capture photos and videos. or Twitter. Warhol). or use features such as a self-timer. For a dramatic effect. then shake to clear the screen. convert your photos to black and white. and utilize the timer.Art Apps Icon App Title App Description Art Camera With 33 filters. endless wall. time lapse. and tap the screen to include stamps on pictures or provided backgrounds. 2009-2010 18 . paint included images. paint 56 unique pages of Curious George and friends. tag. or use downloaded images from the Internet. With virtual stickers and 45 colors. Facebook. and search across multiple websites.. draw random shapes in random colors and random sizes. Take photos by pressing anywhere on the screen. while maintaining the details in color. take pictures by pressing the volume. Photo and video content displayed on a stunning. Zoom in/out with your iPhone camera. and rapid-fire. do batch uploads. and be shared to email. your photos can mimic art styles (e. Finger paint with colors. Using a finger. Camera Zoom 2 ColorSplash Cooliris Curious George Doodle Buddy Doodle Kids Flickr Gorillacam iColoringBook Sailers.

Edit photos for cropping. Photobucket Photoshop Mobile Pic Pop PicMix SculptMaster 3D Sailers. and effects like warm vintage. Use one of your photos to create a high quality. and share image URL and html code. Mix two or more photos in a montage. filters like soft focus. search and download photos. Use the Pic Pop box to cycle through your photo library. 2009-2010 19 . then share the final products. Upload photos to your Photobucket albums. hand drawn rendering of that image. and the image has a button for saving to your photos. then edit the detail and add backgrounds. colors. Take four photos to recreate black and white photo strips. create digital sculptures by painting clay-like material. then share to your camera roll. and double tap a photo to spin to the next one.Art Apps Icon App Title App Description Itsy Bitsy Spider Photo Booth Classic Photo Sketch A musical coloring image with 70 elements to paint. Facebook. or Twitter. Using your fingers.

find out how many 21s you can get. With 3 pets to collect. and you can buy. Sailers. and dance with it. Along with a built-in coloring book. improve visual discrimination by finding 5 differences between sets of two cards. Pop some bubbles to make all your worries disappear. using cards featuring crazy characters.Game Apps Icon App Title App Description 21 & FUN! Before the clock reaches zero. keep your pet happy as you play. 2009-2010 20 . Improve memory skills with matching animals in one of 4 difficulty levels (6. With sounds effects and dueling music. & count the crystals she collects. 30). In a timed game. Play the original board game where you shake to roll. Touch various colored monkeys to make them dive in the water. 12. dress. without hitting their heads on rocks. sell. Animal Match Bubble Wrap Chutes and Ladders Dora Rainbow Ride Garbage Pail Kids Lightsaber Unleashed Littlest Pet Shop Monkey Diving Monopoly Shake or touch to roll the dice in this multilevel board game to climb ladders and slide down chutes. swing your device around like a lightsaber. tilt your device to steer Dora on a rainbow slide. and trade properties in various modes. 20.

flick crumpled paper into an office waste basket.g. disease) in the game. Closely observe the intertwined sticks to choose the top stick on the pile. Flick or tilt the device to roll the ball and win tickets and prizes. and dragging and dropping the letter tiles. numbers. Paper Toss Pickinʼ Stix Preschool Adventure Real Racing Scrabble Skee-Ball The Oregon Trail Uno Yahtzee Adventures Sailers. With 6 interactive activities. shapes. 2009-2010 21 . or live mode to play and interact with your friends. play 8 mini-games (e. animal matching and sounds. Play the favorite crossword puzzle by shaking your device. learn colors. body parts. fishing) and confront setbacks (e..g. Set the classic card game in single. Travel the globe as you shake the device to roll during various game modes. Factoring in varying fan speeds. With Facebook connectivity. multiplayer.Game Apps Icon App Title App Description PAC-MAN Play the classic game by tilting your device to control PAC-MAN in normal or easy mode.. Touch or tilt the device to steer one of 48 cars in 12 unique tracks and 5 game modes.

speak voice controls to your iPhone 3GS to make calls and play music. 6x. and softens loud sounds. and Zoom for magnifying up to 500%. Type anything in the english-to-braille translator. and it will instantly translate to braille. make a call without looking. or 8x. Move your finger across the keypad to hear phone number digits. Using an FTP client. your device becomes a wireless trackpad and keyboard for your computer.dial). Eye Glasses iBraille iHear Dialer soundAMP R Touch Mouse VOD Voice Controls Sailers. The advanced processor amplifies soft and medium sounds. use VoiceOver for screen reading. then select the digit by releasing. With free desktop software. transfer DAISY files for playback of audio books. it magnifies items 2x.Accessibility Apps Icon App Title App Description A Special Phone Accessibility Settings BigNames In 3 easy steps (shake . 4x. its easier to select and call a person from your contact list. After holding down the home button. 2009-2010 22 .verify . Designed for the auto-focus camera on the iPhone 3GS. With large. and use 6 friendsʼ images for speed dialing. high-contrast text. In the iPhone 3GS settings.

Sailers.Accessibility Apps Icon App Title App Description Web Talk Select text on a web page to be read aloud by male or female high quality voices. 2009-2010 23 .

visit Speech-Language Pathology Sharing. 2009-2010 24 . Sailers.For more resources.