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ConversationBuilder App Poster Image
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Using this tool for practice helps kids who are on the autism spectrum rehearse, learn from mistakes, and ultimately have successful, multi-step conversations within the format of more than 100 included scripts and more that parents or therapists can customize.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Cool School: Where Peace Rules Game Poster Image
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Charming game models conflict resolution and aims to reduce bullying. Players help the diverse students at Cool School resolve their conflicts peacefully; students model good and bad behaviors to engage players in learning how to make good decisions.

Mac, Windows
Curiosityville Website Poster Image
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Charming site tracks kids' progress in learning games. A cast of adorable, friendly characters introduces activities that cover areas such as creative expression, literacy, foreign language, math, social science, and scientific thinking.

Emotion Detective App Poster Image
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Scenes depict situations that invoke certain emotions (a picture suggests two people are arguing and thus are angry); kids learn to identify the emotions. Designed for kids with autism spectrum disorder or kids who have trouble reading emotions or relating to others.

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iTouchiLearn Feelings for Preschool Kids App Poster Image
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Teaches kids, especially those with special needs, to identify, interpret, and talk about their feelings. A variety of activities includes matching a feeling word to a situation or picture, spelling emotion words, and doing just-for-fun memory and jigsaw puzzle games.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Have your child practice writing through a real-world task, such as writing a thank-you note for a gift or writing a letter to family members or friends.
  • When saving money for a new purchase, have your child compare how much you have already with the total cost of the item. How much more money do you need?
  • Try something new with your child, such as a game or sport. Show him or her the importance of perseverance by offering praise for effort, not outcome.