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Avaz FreeSpeech

Learning language and grammar skills can be challenging for anyone, but especially for individuals with special needs.  Fortunately, there are apps like Avaz FreeSpeech available to help out!  With FreeSpeech, you can explore how tenses, sentence forms, parts of speech, and other grammatical properties change the structure of English.  A neat feature of this app […]

Eilik Personal Companion Robot

Imagine having a companion robot in your very own home.  Now you can with Eilik!  Eilik is a fun little companion bot with personality and character.   Here’s more from the company’s website: “Eilik is a new kind of robot with emotional intelligence that brings up a higher level of social interactions between humans and robots. […]

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Arthur the Musical Teddy Bear

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve written about different simple music players which may benefit individuals with dementia and more.  Another available music-playing option is Arthur the Musical Teddy Bear.   Arthur the Musical Teddy Bear is designed specifically to meet the needs of people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism, and more.  It comes preloaded with […]

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Goally Therapy Suite

If you’re looking for a visual schedule tool, check out Goally.  Goally is a suite of therapeutic apps designed to help support the daily activities and functioning of children and teens with a variety of disabilities. According to BridgingApps: “One of the benefits of Goally is that it is available both on a small dedicated […]

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Keep track of your child with the Jiobit GPS Tracker

Over the years we’ve written about different GPS trackers for children, one example being AngelSense.  Another available option is the Jiobit GPS tracker.   The Jiobit tracker is a small, convenient way to keep tabs on children who might roam via Bluetooth and GPS.  The device itself is a rubbery teardrop measuring 1.45H x 1.97W x […]

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zPods – Sleeping pods for children

The American Academy of Family Physicians is saying that up to 50% of children will experience some sort of sleep challenge.  Sleeping issues are especially common among children with autism or other special needs.  If your child experiences sleeping difficulties, there is a new potential solution: introducing zPods! zPods are fully enclosed capsule beds that […]