Autism Apps

autism-ipad1With today’s tech-savvy consumers, it seems there’s at least one app for everything. In the sea of apps, it can be confusing to find exactly what you need and difficult to know where to start. With the aid of autism experts, AuSM has begun a list of apps that can be useful tools for individuals with ASD. We have included this growning list below and welcome your feedback on apps we should add. If you have an app to suggest, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Mark Coppin, MS updated his fantastic resource for students with autism in Oct. 2013. It is an app wheel. Click here to download the updated Students with Autism App Wheel. 

  • Behavior Tracker Pro

    btp-apple-prodAvailable in the Education and Utilities sections in iTunes...just search for the word Autism or Behavior Tracker Pro. Behavior Tracker Pro is an iPhone/Ipod Touch application that allows BCBAs, behavioral therapists, aides, teachers or parents to track behaviors and graph them. The application was specifically designed to support the behavioral treatment plans for children with Autism however it can be used to track behavior in any field.

    Click here to view in iTunes store.
  • Autism 5 - Point Scale EP

    5pointscaleThe Autism Help App assists individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other disabilities to communicate and regulate in emergency situations. Using the book: The Incredible 5-Point Scale TM by authors Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis, AAPC Publishing, this app helps individuals act, react and interact quickly in emergency situations. With a touch of a screen information is provided and can help facilitate interactions for a “safe” outcome for both the individual and 1st responder.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
  • My Choice Board by Good Karma Applications

    mychoiceboardThe primary purpose of My Choice Board is to present a visual display of "choices" to those with limited communication skills. This gives individuals with autism, communication delays or learning differences the opportunity to be independent and express their own specific needs and wants.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.

     

  • TaptoTalk


    TaptoTalkGive your non-verbal child a voice!

    TapToTalk turns an iPhone™, iPad™ or iPod touch® into an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. TapToTalk makes communication fun, like another “game” on this cool device. Just tap a picture and TapToTalk speaks. Each picture can lead to another screen of pictures.
    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • TapSpeak Button


    TapSpeakTapSpeak Button modernizes the idea of a mechanical switch that records and plays messages. We have taken the idea and extended it to provide a portable, convenient, and stigma-free tool to use for basic teaching and communication tasks. TapSpeak Button is especially useful for teaching cause and effect relationships.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • Video Scheduler


    videoschedulerWelcome to Video Scheduler! “Scheduler” is optimized for all Apple iOS devices and allows for the easy construction of picture and video schedules. Users can also organize video modeling content (and turn off schedule functions such as "done" by turning this mode "on"). After creating, share your schedules/modeling for FREE with other users.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • Video Scheduler


    myvideoscheduleMy Video Schedule is a teacher created individualized customizable app that combines video modeling within a structured schedule while providing positive reinforcement for individuals of all ages with special needs.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • ASD Timer


    ASDtimerAll individuals must change from one task to the next throughout the day. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder may have greater difficulty in making these changes. Change can bring about anxiety and fear for people with ASD. Concepts related to time are fairly abstract. A visual timer can show the passing of time and therefore prepare the individual for change.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • Dragon Dictation


    dragondictationDragon 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.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • Go Talk


    gotalkGoTalk NOW FREE is a fully functional augmentative communication app that introduces you to the flexibility , ease of use, and power of Attainment’s popular GoTalk NOW . Create up to three personalized communication pages by editing our pre-made examples of Standard, Express, and Scene pages.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • TapSpeak Sequence Standard



    tpsequencestandardTapSpeak Sequence for iPad revolutionizes how parents, speech therapists, vision therapists, schools, and institutions create and use message sequences to help disabled children learn to communicate. Use TapSpeak Sequence instead of sequential message switches to record and customize messages without losing any previously recorded sequences.

    Kids with cerebral palsy, autism, cortical vision impairment (CVI), pediatric stroke, or any disability that impairs their ability to communicate can make use of this app.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.
     
  • TapSpeak Sequence Plus



    tpsequencestandardTapSpeak Sequence for iPad revolutionizes how parents, speech therapists, vision therapists, schools, and institutions create and use message sequences to help disabled children learn to communicate. Use TapSpeak Sequence instead of sequential message switches to record and customize messages without losing any previously recorded sequences.

    Kids with cerebral palsy, autism, cortical vision impairment (CVI), pediatric stroke, or any disability that impairs their ability to communicate can make use of this app.

    Note: The only difference between the Plus and Standard versions of TapSpeak Sequence is that the Plus version includes the 4500 symbol Dynavox/Mayer-Johnson PCS core set in its price.

    Click here to view in iTunes Store.