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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame App Poster Image
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Adorable monster de-stresses kids with Sesame Street style. Kids help the blue monster deal with problems, empowered by choosing how it deals with each situation; strategies will transfer into kids' personal toolboxes for dealing with similar situations.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
Calm Counter Social Story & Anger Management Tool App Poster Image
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This excellent app helps kids identify and manage their emotions and helps them calm down quickly by using visual cues, counting backward from 10, and breathing deeply. Designed for kids with autism and similar challenges.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Choiceworks App Poster Image
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A platform for kids who need help with executive functioning to explore topics such as schedules, waiting, and feelings using pictures, checklists, storyboards, and more. Infinitely customizable.

iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Cookie Monster's Challenge App Poster Image
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Clever mini-games help preschoolers practice key non-academic school-readiness skills, such as problem solving, memory, self-control, and following directions.

iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Website Poster Image
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Activities and videos prime kids for new experiences. The app encourages them to explore and express their emotions and familiarizes them with childhood development experiences such as learning to use the bathroom.

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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.