3 #Ausome Apps for Children with Autism

3 #Ausome Apps for Children with Autism | beautifulinhistime.com & katieemanuel.com #ausome #autism #apps #write31days

This post is part of 31 Days of Supporting the Special Needs Family, a blog series filled with hope and encouragement, compassion and understanding for special needs families and their loved ones, hosted by Beautiful In His Time. To read the post in its entirety, and to read more great posts in this series, please visit www.beautifulinhistime.com. Thank you and God bless!

When our son was first diagnosed with autism, everyone recommended downloading apps. The problem was, I had no idea where to start and some of the apps I found were so expensive I could not justify purchasing them on our tiny family budget that was already stretched thin by daily therapies and appointments. I have also learned that while it is important to balance screen time with outdoor and active play time, technology can be a beneficial tool for helping our son calm himself and escape from the noise of the world around him. After more than a year of speaking with parents, therapists, and specialists, today, I am sharing our top three favorite apps! These apps are all user-friendly, affordable, and visual-based. They have been wonderful for our child, and I hope they will be for yours, too!

To learn about these #ausome apps, click here!

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2 thoughts on “3 #Ausome Apps for Children with Autism

  1. Sarah

    I love autism apps and use them for my visually impaired child. They cut down on extra sensory, use high contrast, add great speech and cognitive elements. I use a ton of autism resources because they are well researched and tend to be of high quality. There aren’t very many resources for the visually impaired. I use IAutism http://www.iautism.info/en/

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    1. Katie Post author

      Sarah, that is fantastic to hear about iAutism apps! Thank you so much for sharing! Which of their apps do you like best? I would love to pass them along, especially ones that help the visually impaired.

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