ChatAble – Symbol Based AAC App

If you’re looking to turn your iPad into an AAC device, there are several apps to help you do so.  One available option is ChatAble, a symbol based AAC app. This app is ideal for individuals who are unable to write or speak.  It provides a “grid of symbols (using PCS symbols or your own […]

The Fun of Subwords is Now Accessible

Do you love trivia? Do you love word games even more? Subwords is an exciting mix between the two! Words are split into fragments, and you have to put them back together as fast as possible. The words are bound to a certain topic, so you have to know about the topic in order to […]

Toca Mystery House

I have written about several apps from Toca Boca over the years.  Toca Boca is an “award-winning play studio that creates digital toys and everyday products for kids.”  One of the company’s newest apps is Toca Mystery House. This app features a spooky house filled with surprises meant for slightly older children.  Younger children can […]

My Emotional Compass App

Individuals with traumatic brain injury (or TBI) “frequently experience damage to regions of the brain and neural networks involved with processing emotions.  As a result, many survivors have trouble identifying, labeling, and expressing their emotions, a condition known as alexithymia.”  This is where My Emotional Compass could prove useful. As many as 60% of individuals […]

Speech Blubs : Language Therapy App

There are so many language therapy apps that it can be overwhelming to find one that works for your child or student.  Speech Blubs is a speech therapy app that uses voice-control and video technology to develop speech articulation for young children with or without speech difficulties.  It was developed by Blub, Blub Inc. which […]

The Rainforest Musical Kakamega (App)

Happy Diamond Music Studio Limited is a multimedia company that specializes in creating educational content and stories for young children.  One of their apps is the Rainforest Musical Kakamega, which is a colorful 90 minute adventure for iOS devices. While using the app, children will sing fun songs and learn facts about the rainforest.  “Kakamega […]