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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
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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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Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling poem "If," the app leads kids on a quest that promotes self-awareness and positive social communication. Promotes real-life social and emotional skills and helps kids develop the skills that lead to emotional intelligence.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
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Nifty comic-creation tool offers positive, upbeat messages. Kids can create their own comics using a charming cast of predrawn characters. Features a few religious references.

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Make storybooks sing with your own photos and text. Kids will love to see and hear themselves, and they'll feel empowered once they create and use a social story.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

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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.