Monday, April 25, 2011

App Review: 123 color HD - ON SALE NOW (50% OFF)

Mom, advocate, activist, and all around good gal Jennifer Wieczorek Polak recently posted the following information on the app "123 color hd"
Walter has 123 color HD and it says the colors as you touch them. It also has a color by number feature and a bunch of different languages. He has taught himself the colors in a bunch of different languages this week. I don't know what other apps you are using to colr, but I think this one is really good. walter, of course, loves it because it includes maps.


Sunday, April 24, 2011

Gazelle to start selling second-hand iPads

Electronics reseller Gazelle has made a name for itself by buying up used electronics in good condition and then reselling them through stores like Walmart. But Forbes reports Gazelle has been collecting so many first generation iPads recently that the company plans to start selling them directly to consumers.


Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Free This Week April 13-16

Everyday Mathematics has made all its mathematics apps free for the week of April 13-16. I think they usually go for $1.99 in the App Store.

Everyday Mathematics Addition Top It
Everyday Mathematics Baseball Multiplication 1–6 Facts
Everyday Mathematics Beat the Computer Multiplication
Everyday Mathematics Divisibility Dash
Everyday Mathematics Equivalent Fractions
Everyday Mathematics Monster Squeeze
Everyday Mathematics Name That Number
Everyday Mathematics Subtraction Top-It
Everyday Mathematics Tric-Trac

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Just in time for Easter!

i Get... Easter Egg Hunts

Our thanks to reader Jillian Martz for letting us know about this great app.

Can be found on iTunes at


i Get… Easter Egg Hunts is an application providing a photo story for individuals that need support in understanding the process of an Easter egg hunt. Twelve icons with real picture images are used to illustrate the sequence of events. Each page can be individualized for the user by adding personal photos taking pictures with an Apple camera ready device, add text and audio. Typically developing young children participating in a hunt for the first time and individuals with developmental delays, such as PDD-NOS and autism will benefit from this interactive application.
Parents, teachers, SLP’s and other support professionals will appreciate the user friendly design.

-Eleven pre-made icons and one user made icon provide a sequential order of events for this annual occasion.
-Real-life photos from an Easter egg hunt provide detailed illustrations.
-Audio may be added by the user for each step.
-Storyline can be personalized for the individual user
-Changes to the information are easily made in the settings section.
-Display order of the icons can be selected by the user.
-All icons may be replaced with personalized photos.
-Completion of each task can be indicated by the use of a checkmark feature.


Coming soon!!!

  • Guidance in choosing an assistive technology device
  • New spreadsheet for applications available using android based technologies
  • Our free iPad app giveaway for the iPad - sign up as a follower or in our facebook group and you could win a free app!
  • How to get those photos uploaded to your iPad
  • Considerations in financing a touch tablet device
  • iPad presentations - for those interested interested in having us present
  • Stories of how these technologies have made a difference

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Temporary Free and Reduced Price Apps in Recognition of Autism Awareness Month

There are a few apps that are temporarily free for Autism Awareness Month:

GraceApp a Picture Exchange app normally $37.99 Click Here

See.Touch.Learn Vocabulary Development Normally $2.99 Click Here
with 50% off in app purchases

The following are reduced price apps:

Autism Colors DTT Discrete Trial Training (DTT) to help learn the basic colors. Normally $19.99 on sale for $9.99 Click Here

Autism Letters DTT Discrete Trial Training (DTT) to help learn the basic colors. Normally $19.99 on sale for $9.99 Click Here

Expressive Picture exchange app normally $35 NOW $17.99 Click Here

First Then Schedule Normally $9.99 $4.99 Click Here

iCommunicate thru Sun 4/3 Flashcards, storyboards, routines, and visual schedules. Record custom audio Normally $49.99 on sale for $29.99 Click Here

Scene Speak Images can be edited with active “sound areas” Normally $14.99 on sale for $7.99 Click Here

Zanny Born to Run Interactive, rhythmic story. Comes with game that targets facial expression identification. Normally $2.99 on sale for $0.99 `