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

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

With more than 11. where. there are over 300 “wh” questions for who. With 100 pictures. 2009-2010 5 .200 signs. actions. automatic conjugation. With over 130 icons and recorded audio. and more. Sentence Builder Sign 4 Me Sign Smith ASL Speak it! StepStones TapSpeak Button Visules Voice4U WhQuestions Sailers. then communicate single messages by tapping a big (red) circle. it helps elementary aged children to build grammatically correct sentences. what. With more than 1. you can learn signed English from a 3D avatar. Visual schedules for 9 sequential activities can be checked for completion. you can learn American Sign Language from a 3D avatar. Uses drawings and photos to communicate schedules and actions. and needs.Communication Apps Icon App Title App Description Proloquo2Go Full AAC solution with over 7000 symbols.500 words in the library. Copy or type text for text-to-speech using natural sounding voices. natural sounding voices. how. With built-in data tracking. and more activities can be added. thoughts. why. express feelings. Record audio for an unlimited duration.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. touch the corresponding picture from a field of 4. Based on the popular song. 2009-2010 17 . and the spider navigates you from screen to screen. or records your voice. Musical book with 8 interactive pages that plays the song in varied languages or instruments. B-I-N-G-O) and one original song by a childrenʼs artist. Sailers. Listen to 5 classic songs (e. Audio and lyrics provided for 10 lullabies (e. Musical book with 12 interactive pages that play the song in varied languages or instruments. every item is interactive. or records your voice. This Old Man.g... Twinkle Twinkle Little Star).g.

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

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

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

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

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

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 . Sailers.

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