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Apps for Children with Autism and Aspergers

Apps for Children with Autism and Aspergers

Browse our lists of high-quality apps to support the emotional, language and communication, organizational, and social needs of kids with autism or Aspergers.

Many parents and teachers have found that well-designed and carefully-chosen apps can support the emotional, communication, organizational, and social needs of kids with autism or Aspergers. We selected a wide range of apps, based on reviews from organizations including CommonSense Media, Autism Speaks, and the Center for Technology and Disability.

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Assistive Technology Support for Autism: App Matrix

Children and youth with autism face a variety of challenges in communication, executive functioning, social skills, behavior/self-management, and learning. This guide, developed by the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD), provides a well-organized matrix of mobile apps and links to other helpful resources.

Webinar: AT and Apps to Support Learners with Autism

In this webinar from the Center on Technology and Disability, the presenters demonstrate and discuss various apps and AT options, including wearable technology to support students with autism, to foster engagement, inclusion, independence, and success in the educational environment.

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