Cards that Talk by QRSpeak

Playing cards is either impossible or very challenging for individuals with visual impairments.  QRSpeak created a whole new way of playing cards for these individuals with their Cards that Talk. The Cards that Talk set comes with standard 52 playing cards (plus 2 jokers = 54 cards total).  It is used in collaboration with the […]

Double Duel Homophone Game

Learning and practicing homophones is often challenging.  Learning Resources offers a fun game, called Double Duel, that encourages children to practice their homophones!  It is a high-speed homophone game that requires active listening and vocabulary skills. The Double Duel game engages players with four buzzers that each make a different sound: boxing bell, doorbell, honk […]

Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 from VTech

I covered three smartwatches for children last Wednesday.  If you’re not looking for one with GPS-tracking capability, check out VTech’s Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2. The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 allows children to take pictures, videos, play games, and more.  This durable smartwatch features a new sleek and stylish design in a variety of colors such as: Black […]

5 Board Games that Encourage Developmental Skills

A few weeks ago, I discussed several products to encourage outdoor play this summer.  However, if you’re looking for something fun for your child to do on rainy days, what’s more fun than board games?! I’m sure by now you’ve played Candyland and Monopoly too many times to count.  So for today’s post, I’d like […]

Lifeline: App of the Week

Each week, I am always eager to see what Apple will release for their free App of the Week.  This week, the featured app is a text-based adventure game called Lifeline, which can be played on one’s iPhone, iPad and even the Apple Watch!  My favorite part about this app?!  All buttons are clearly labeled, making it accessible to all […]

5 Fun Turkey Day Apps for the Kiddos!

Happy Thanksgiving, all! For many, Thanksgiving is the only day of the year all loved ones are able to gather and give thanks.  However, for many individuals with autism or other special needs, social gatherings can trigger a lot of stress and anxiety.  To reduce the risk of breakdowns, I thought I’d provide a festive list of […]