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Apps for Autism
Molly Immendorf
Parent and Gadget Gal
immendorf@yahoo.com
Disclaimers
• Molly’s opinions and experience – “YMMV”
• Works for UW-Extension – not Apple
What’s the big deal?
• Portable
• Multi-touch screen
• 100,000+ applications (Apps)
• Combines devices (phone, PDA, laptop...
iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad?
iPhone
• Starts ~$99
▫ With AT&T contract – 3G
model
▫ Extra $30/month
• Starts ~$199
▫ With AT&T contract – 3Gs
model
▫ E...
iPod Touch
• Starts ~$175
• Wi-fi only
▫ For apps that need an
Internet connection
iPad
• Starts ~ $499
• Wi-fi only (right now)
• Can run iPod/iPhone apps
• 1000 new apps just for the
iPad
Home Screen – installed apps
• Need iTunes installed on your
computer
• App Store
▫ Use Search function to locate
apps by ...
Apps for Autism
Autism Test
Autism Research Institute
IEP Checklist
Hidden Curriculum - Adults
Hidden Curriculum - Kids
Autism Xpress
Autism News
Apps for Communication
Dragon Dictation
iTalk
Model Me Kids
Things You Eat
Speak it!
Apps for Organization
Google
CardStar
AppBox
aNote
myHomework
Time Timer
Bump
Whiteboard
Wikipanion
•Dictionary
•Evernote
Apps for Life Skills
Howcast
Grocery IQ
EyeGlasses
Siri Personal Assistant
Yelp
Taxi Magic
Eat This, Not That
Apps for Fun
Games
• DoodleJump
• Skee-Ball
• Bejeweled 2
• Tetris
• TapTap
• Monopoly
Social Networking/Media
• Facebook
• Twitter/Tweetdeck
• Meebo
Shopping
• Amazon
• NewEgg
• RedLaser
• SkyMall
• MallMaps
• FastMall
News and Information
• New York Times
• Wall Street Journal
• USA Today
• Huffington Post
• Fluent News aggregator
• Madis...
Alternatives
• HP Slate (coming soon)
• Netbooks
• Android phones (around 10,000 apps)
• Blackberries
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Apple apps for autism

  1. 1. Apps for Autism Molly Immendorf Parent and Gadget Gal immendorf@yahoo.com
  2. 2. Disclaimers • Molly’s opinions and experience – “YMMV” • Works for UW-Extension – not Apple
  3. 3. What’s the big deal? • Portable • Multi-touch screen • 100,000+ applications (Apps) • Combines devices (phone, PDA, laptop, MP3 player) • Looks “normal” not medical • Relatively low-cost
  4. 4. iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad?
  5. 5. iPhone • Starts ~$99 ▫ With AT&T contract – 3G model ▫ Extra $30/month • Starts ~$199 ▫ With AT&T contract – 3Gs model ▫ Extra $30/month • Wi-fi • Cell phone network
  6. 6. iPod Touch • Starts ~$175 • Wi-fi only ▫ For apps that need an Internet connection
  7. 7. iPad • Starts ~ $499 • Wi-fi only (right now) • Can run iPod/iPhone apps • 1000 new apps just for the iPad
  8. 8. Home Screen – installed apps • Need iTunes installed on your computer • App Store ▫ Use Search function to locate apps by name
  9. 9. Apps for Autism
  10. 10. Autism Test
  11. 11. Autism Research Institute
  12. 12. IEP Checklist
  13. 13. Hidden Curriculum - Adults
  14. 14. Hidden Curriculum - Kids
  15. 15. Autism Xpress
  16. 16. Autism News
  17. 17. Apps for Communication
  18. 18. Dragon Dictation
  19. 19. iTalk
  20. 20. Model Me Kids
  21. 21. Things You Eat
  22. 22. Speak it!
  23. 23. Apps for Organization
  24. 24. Google
  25. 25. CardStar
  26. 26. AppBox
  27. 27. aNote
  28. 28. myHomework
  29. 29. Time Timer
  30. 30. Bump
  31. 31. Whiteboard
  32. 32. Wikipanion
  33. 33. •Dictionary •Evernote
  34. 34. Apps for Life Skills
  35. 35. Howcast
  36. 36. Grocery IQ
  37. 37. EyeGlasses
  38. 38. Siri Personal Assistant
  39. 39. Yelp
  40. 40. Taxi Magic
  41. 41. Eat This, Not That
  42. 42. Apps for Fun
  43. 43. Games • DoodleJump • Skee-Ball • Bejeweled 2 • Tetris • TapTap • Monopoly
  44. 44. Social Networking/Media • Facebook • Twitter/Tweetdeck • Meebo
  45. 45. Shopping • Amazon • NewEgg • RedLaser • SkyMall • MallMaps • FastMall
  46. 46. News and Information • New York Times • Wall Street Journal • USA Today • Huffington Post • Fluent News aggregator • Madison.com • NBC 15 • NPR
  47. 47. Alternatives • HP Slate (coming soon) • Netbooks • Android phones (around 10,000 apps) • Blackberries

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