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Cool TECH Tools for SpEd

Speed up the Technology with SpEd Apps, Interactive Web-Sites, and more. A great List of resources for Parents, Administrators, Students, & Teachers. A.D.D.E- Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness & Emotional Disturbance.

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Avaz App - Apple & Android - $$$ http://www.avazapp.com/

Avaz App - Apple & Android - $$$ http://www.avazapp.com/

Avaz has 3 graded, research-based vocabulary sets, with over 5,000 core and peripheral words, organized into intuitive categories. The picture vocabulary is exhaustive and color-coded linguistically, to assist language development. Avaz has a unique system of surrounding words with ‘conversation starters’, so that they can be used in sentences quickly and effortlessly.

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Autism iHelp App - Apple & Android- Free https://www.pinterest.com/autismihelp/

Autism iHelp App - Apple & Android- Free https://www.pinterest.com/autismihelp/

Autism iHelp is a vocabulary teaching aid developed by parents of a child with Autism and a speech-language pathologist. Autism iHelp was inspired by the need for specific language intervention tools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder focusing on their unique strengths and difficulty with expressive vocabulary.

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Autism Apps - Apple - http://touchautism.com/app/autism-apps/

Autism Apps - Apple - http://touchautism.com/app/autism-apps/

Autism Apps was created as a resource for anyone looking for apps for people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome or other special need. Many people are discovering the many uses that iPads, iPhones and iPod touches can have as tools and resources for people diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome or other disability.

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Timer for YouTube - Apple- $- http://touchautism.com/app/timer-for-youtube-com/

Timer for YouTube - Apple- $- http://touchautism.com/app/timer-for-youtube-com/

This ingenious app is a timer that parents can use to limit the amount of time their children spend watching videos on youtube. Many children have iPads, and iPod Touches as learning tools, or as educational devices but all they want to do is watch youtube. It can be distracting to the goal of using an iPad or other device as an educational tool.

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Skill Champ App- Apple-$$- http://skillchamp.org/about-skillchamp/

Skill Champ App- Apple-$$- http://skillchamp.org/about-skillchamp/

Skill Champ uses your child’s interests to teach new skills. Quickly customize any of the 10 lessons with your child’s favorite theme – so you can use sailboats to teach numbers or train signs to teach colors!

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Word Wagon App- Apple- Free- http://www.duckduckmoose.com/educational-iphone-itouch-apps-for-kids/word-wagon/

Word Wagon App- Apple- Free- http://www.duckduckmoose.com/educational-iphone-itouch-apps-for-kids/word-wagon/

Word Wagon is a fun, award-winning app teaching letters, phonics and spelling. Based on Common Core State Standards kids will learn letter names, sounds and spelling of 4 and 6 letter words. AGES: 2-7.

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Book Bundle #2 ASL- Apple- $$- http://goo.gl/NUutwi

Book Bundle #2 ASL- Apple- $$- http://goo.gl/NUutwi

Animated children’s stories and a video dictionary in American Sign Language, narration and captions. Stories have been selected carefully to support teachers working to the ECERS-R scale, and to complement Common Core State Standards. Children of all ages and abilities can enjoy books in this bundle.

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Learn My World - Apple - Free http://goo.gl/0TSl9m

Learn My World - Apple - Free http://goo.gl/0TSl9m

LearnMyWorld is unique among flashcard-type apps, as it allows you to create photos of the objects that your child is familiar with, instead of using generic photos and drawings. This can significantly speed up the learning process, especially in case of speech delay.

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Lily's Picture Book- Apple- $-

Lily's Picture Book- Apple- $-

Lily’s Picturebook is an educational ipad and iphone app that is currently available inside the Interactive Touch Books free reader app. This unique app with black on white and white on black images was created to help meet the needs of the visually impaired and special needs community, but is also useful for siblings and friends, as well.

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Sign Me A Story- Apple & Android - Free - http://www.signmeastory.com/

Sign Me A Story- Apple & Android - Free - http://www.signmeastory.com/

Sign Me A Story, the innovative and exciting sign language application is available on both iTunes and Google Play. Completely updated, the first animated story is free and teaches 14 signs through video. The second story available as an in-app purchase, is only $ .99 and teaches 12 more signs while revisiting previously learned signs.

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Let's Learn Emotions- Apple- $ http://goo.gl/jHkyiL

Let's Learn Emotions- Apple- $ http://goo.gl/jHkyiL

With content written by a certified SLP, Let’s Learn Emotions is a great way for Speech Language Pathologists, Teachers, and Parents to teach children the ins-and-outs of different emotions. With 15 standard emotions and three interactive modes, Let’s Learn Emotions is a great tool just to pick up and go.

The ability to create your own emotions using your own pictures, Let’s Learn Emotions is powerful and flexible enough to meet any user’s needs.

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ASD Tool- Apple- Free-

ASD Tool- Apple- Free-

ASD TOOLS is a flexible, functional and versatile app for children from 2 years of age upwards.
It’s a fast, accurate and unambiguous way of visually communicating with your child especially if their emotions have taken over.
By visually explaining a solution to your child, ASD Tools will help you diffuse misunderstandings by avoiding miscomprehension and removing emotion from the mix.

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Sequences App- Apple- $$ http://goo.gl/cSzhTp

Sequences App- Apple- $$ http://goo.gl/cSzhTp

Sequences is an educational game that works best for teachers and therapists that work with children between ages 3-10 to improve their communication, language and speech abilities.

The main purpose is for children to improve their sequencing skills as well as his ability to express himself in a social environment.

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Class DoJo - Apple & Android- Free - https://www.classdojo.com/

Class DoJo - Apple & Android- Free - https://www.classdojo.com/

With ClassDojo, teachers and parents help children learn important soft skills, such as grit, curiosity, and focus - for free! ClassDojo replaces classroom management tools and behavior trackers like gold-star charts, with positive feedback and parent communication.
Teachers use ClassDojo to give their students instant, positive encouragement during class. Teachers choose and customize behaviors that matter most, and then award a student in class Dojo points when a skill is demonstrated. Best of all, teachers can engage parents with ClassDojo progress reports and instant messaging so they can stay involved in their child’s success at school.

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