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Ele

Organized, info-packed resource that's a gift for pre-K parents. Early education subjects include reading and writing, playing, math and science, and the arts and are presented through ebooks, videos, games, and songs.

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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
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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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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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Highly interactive site is a fun, safe, and educational place for kids to play and learn. Parents can set up playlists of videos and games that even prereaders can navigate through. Many suggestions for off-screen learning.

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Help Your Child at Home

  • Read with your child every day. Ask your child to explain his or her favorite parts of a story, and share your own. For a list of great books, check out the Essential Books list.
  • Ask your child questions that require comparing numbers, such as, "Who has more cookies, you or your brother?"
  • Model the kinds of social interactions you want your child to learn: Be polite (for example, say "please" and "thank you"), introduce yourself and your child when you enter a new place (such as a daycare or school), and talk about what it means to be a good friend.