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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

FREE Apps for Autism Awareness Day (4/2/14) & Month

World Autism Awareness Day is Wednesday, 4/2/14, and April is Autism Awareness Month! And to celebrate, many apps that may appeal to learners with autism will be discounted or FREE.

Take a look at the apps listed below - most are FREE or discounted in April, but check the Apps Store before you buy.

Search for these fun, creative play apps FREE in the App Store (limited date spans for download):
Other FREE or discounted apps for autism...
Hamaguchi's Fun with Directions, was 15.99 now 9.99!
All Hamaguchi Apps for language development are discounted for Autism this month of April. Take a look!

A.L.L. Autism Language Learning is on sale (19.99 down from 26.99)


(Regularly $6.99)
Create Schedule Boards (with up to eight steps and an all done column), Waiting Boards (timer), and Feelings Board (express emotion).  

More than 180 images and audio or create your own. 

Words for Life
1/2 Price April 2 only!
For individuals with autism, this augmentative and alternative communication app utilizes Language Acquisition through Motor Planning strategies to enable them to communicate by providing a consistent motor pattern for words. 


(Regularly $24.99)
Learn to answer wh-questions based on the part of speech (Ex: When is always a "time"). 

This app can collect data to help demonstrate mastery of IEP goals.

Look for lists of additional apps for FREE on 4/2/14 and some for the entire month of April.

Don't forget to download the Light It Up Blue app for yourself this month (also FREE).

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