Android Apps for Special Education
Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP
Last updated 2 years ago
Kids University ($0.00 with iAP) for 3-6 years kids, 1. Letters and some basic words, e.g. numbers, colors and animals. 2. Number and counting. 3. Colors. 4. Vegetables and fruits (with sounds) 4. Names and sounds of animals. 5. To detect objects with relations such as: belongs of, related to, opposite, similarity, shadow.
Sound Touch Lite - Flash cards - ($0.00) Relies only on taps, making it super easy for little fingers to navigate. Opens right to the activity, without a main menu. It’s broken into 6 categories, which are shown at the bottom of the screen as pictures – animals, wild animals, wild birds, vehicles, musical-instruments and household. Tap a picture, and a real life photo of the item pops open, accompanied by the sound it makes.
Toca Kitchen ($0.00) cook and play with food for four hungry characters. Pick any ingredient and prepare it in your own way! Slice, boil, fry, cook, microwave or mix? And wait for your hungry friend´s response… We created this educational app for kids to give the mud cakes a new face, a complete virtual make-over which the kids will love! The characters fearful reactions to different meals will make you giggle.
Reading Is Fun (LITE) - ($0.00) Simple reading comprehension application for elementary school students (Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Age and grade appropriate stories and questions. Also useful for foreign students/adults who are learning English. *"Lite" version limited to free "first" story in each grade level. "Pro" version allows unlimited reading of all stories + free story add-ons available constantly.
4th Grade Reading Comp -($2.99) designed for the classroom, as well as the student and family looking for an advantage in solidifying their reading and understanding skills. - Read through a range of different stories and test your comprehension with a variety of questions about the selected passages
3rd Grade Reading Comp -($2.99) designed for the classroom, as well as the student and family looking for an advantage in solidifying their reading and understanding skills. - Read through a range of different stories and test your comprehension with a variety of questions about the selected passages
Kids Reading Comprehension 1 ($1.99) an interactive and educational app developed to assist parents, teachers and caregivers in teaching their children to learn the essential skill of reading comprehension. Children are able to work on mastering reading comprehension as well as practice their reading skills.
The vOICe for Android ($0.00) See with your ears! The vOICe for Android maps live camera views to soundscapes, offering augmented reality for the totally blind through sensory substitution and computer vision. Also includes a talking color identifier, talking compass, talking face detector and a talking GPS locator, while the ZXing barcode scanner and Google Goggles can be launched from The vOICe for Android by tapping the left or right screen edge.