Helpful Apps

Apps for Autism: An Essential Guide to Over 200 Effective Apps for Improving Communication, Behavior, Social Skills, and More!
By: Lois Jean Brady, Speech Language Pathologist
This book will guide you through over 200 apps for autism so you can confidently utilize today’s technology to maximize your child or student’s success. The vast variety of issues apps can address are voice output, articulation, video modeling, handwriting, reading, stuttering, eating gluten free, and much more! The book has helpful sections on how to get started, including: Choosing an iDevice, Basic iDevice Operations, Opening an Account, How to Download an App from iTunes, etc.

AbleRoad is a website and mobile app for finding and rating accessible places, such as restaurants, shops, hotels, medical practices, and many other venues! It’s a perfect mobile service for people with disabilities, medical conditions, and their friends, family members and caregivers. You can access AbleRoad at or through the iTunes store and it is free!

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
This is a helpful website with Apps for kids on the Autism Spectrum.
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Look at Me

The Look At Me app is used to improve eye contact for kids with autism. Eye contact is a simple action that most of us take for granted, but for autistic children it is a skill that takes a great deal of effort to master, because it doesn’t come naturally.  This app aims to make learning this skill more fun.  
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MySocius is designed to be a sort of digital tutor for parents seeking ways to motivate their uncommunicative child to begin using words. This app was designed for kids on the Autism Spectrum. The app usually retails at $24.99 but for a limited time is being offered FREE to families of children with Autism. For more information contact Craig Lutz-Prerfert at Behavior App, LCC at or 402-423-2444.

The VideoTote App is the best tool for effective video modeling and video prompting – and equally suited to employment, home, or school settings and for individuals with Autism or other developmental disabilities as well as typically-functioning children, teens, and adults. VideoTote Analytics (available as an in-App purchase) gives managers, teachers, parents, job coaches, and users a convenient observation module that graphs and summarizes use data – and includes raw data output for statistical analysis. Visit and purchase through the iTunes store!

Interactive Planner for Caregivers

This free interactive planner offers user-friendly ways to schedule your child’s day, record your child’s meals, track games and activities, log medications, and share emergency contact information. Visit for more information.

Webinars about Apps
Are you interested in more information about Apps? Autism Speaks holds weekly webinars covering the technology of apps and how they can work for children with Autism. Visit website.