Free Interactive Apps For April Autism Awareness Month


Jan Clifton Watford

aprilisautismawarenessmonthApril is Autism Awareness month and a wonderful time to not only recognize this great cause but to also learn about interactive apps for children with this disability.  Interactive apps are fun and educational for all children but research has shown that autistic children benefit from the touch reaction associated with interactive apps.  The interest for the children of Autism is opening new doors for the former unsuccessful established ways of teaching on paper .  The children are attracted to the interactive mechanism of lights, sound and movement which helps hold their short attention span. As explained on the EnableEducation website, ”

In the past, a non-verbal student, like 30% of people with autism, would communicate through a letter or picture board.  A sheet of paper containing the letters A-Z, numbers, a few simple common words like “the” or “is”, or pictures of common objects would be laid out in…

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I am originally from Stevenage, Hertfordshire. I have Asperger's Syndrome. My main passion is Motor Racing. In terms of other interests, I will try anything once but I mostly enjoy Performing Arts and Creative Writing.
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