I worked very hard to make it manageable for parents. After all, this was previously 6 or 7 separate blog posts. Now, all in one spot. How about some Autism Apps for Christmas? Hi, I'm Lisa, owner and main writer for this site.
The Best Autism Apps of the Year
65+ Awesome Apps for Autism | CPI
Tablets, smartphones, and apps are opening up new worlds for people on the autism spectrum. From the boy in New York whose BFF is Siri to the girl in Australia whose mom created an app to help her communicate, people around the world are finding immersion, independence, and a voice through an ever-growing array of apps and devices. But the immense variety of apps can overwhelm us all. How do you narrow down the number and figure out which ones work best? We hope they help you promote independence and meaningful interaction for the people in your care. Please be sure to share what works for you! Uses an internal GPS to monitor the weather.
If you want to nominate an app for this list, email us at nominations healthline. Children and adults with autism as well as their families, teachers, and loved ones come from all walks of life. Though symptoms vary widely from one person to the next, they may include speech delays or complete absence of speech, lack of interest in friendships or relationships, difficulty with social cues, fixation, repetitive behaviors, avoiding eye contact, and poor motor skills. For both parents of children and people living with autism, help may come in the form of technology. Developed by three Ivy League researchers, Autism Therapy with MITA is an app designed to help children with autism learn using pivotal response treatment, a type of therapy for autistic children.
According to the most recent research by the CDC, 1 in every 68 school-aged children in the U. As the incidence of autism increases, so have the tools to help treat it. As part of Autism Awareness Month, we've highlighted the best iPad apps that help address various aspects of autism.