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Excellent scheduling tool with simple, multisensory interface beneficial for kids with developmental or learning disabilities; anxiety or attention issues; or language, hearing, or processing difficulties or for kids learning English as a second language.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Fun With Directions HD App Poster Image
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Great way to practice listening, following directions, and reviewing basic concept skills such as bottom, color, close, give, middle, and open. Can benefit kids who may be struggling with receptive language and speech issues.

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My Video Schedule App Poster Image
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A scheduling app especially for kids with special needs, such as autism. Includes photo and video modeling as well as rewards for activities and behaviors, such as brushing teeth, eating breakfast, getting on a school bus, and going to the grocery store.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
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Simple tool helps kids chart relationships among ideas. They can map concepts to understand the connections; it won't work for every assignment but can be a good study aid for visual learners.

Time Timer App Poster Image
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Extraordinarily easy-to-use, customizable timer app to help kids with productivity, efficiency, and focus. Select a mode, then type in a name for the timer's purpose and set the settings, and the timer is ready to go. Up to four timers can be saved at once.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android

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Help Your Child at Home

  • As school gets harder, help your child get into a homework routine. Set aside time each day, in the same place, at the same time, for kids to do homework and to start developing organizational skills.
  • Talk about age-appropriate news. Encourage your child to point out main and supporting ideas in a news story, and encourage him or her to come up with synonyms and antonyms for key words.
  • Cook with your child to help him or her develop an understanding of fractions. Experiment with volume: Show that one third is more than one quarter but less than one half.