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Down Syndrome WA Primary Apps


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Apps name/cost

Device

Description

Speech







Articulation Station Pro

$51.99


iPad

Created by a speech language pathologist, this app is designed to help children and adults learn to speak and pronounce sounds more clearly. Flashcard activity, matching activity, rotating sentences, unique sentences, level 1 and 2 stories, data tracking and feedback.




Proloquo2go

$199.00


iPad

iPhone


Augmentative and alternative communication solution for people who have difficulty speaking, using natural sounding text to speech voices. Can also be used to set up schedules, task sheets and routines using the picture card system.


Sounding Board

Free


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


App designed to assist communicative needs of those with speech/language difficulties by creating communication grids consisting of words, photos and speech.




Sock Puppets

Free (in-app purchases)



iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


App to create lip-synched videos using various puppet characters and backgrounds. It’s a useful app in creating a context of interaction and encouraging speech.



Toca House, Toca Tea Party

$1.99


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


App to role play daily living skills and chores around the house. Presents different activities and encourages child to interact.



Princess Fairytale Maker

$1.99


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


App designed to create own fairytale using animated characters and backgrounds and feature to record own character voices. Useful app in encouraging speech and creative expression through story telling.



My Day With WH Words

$2.99



iPhone

iPod


iPad


App includes a social story about talking about one’s day and a visual support for ‘wh’ questions – who, what, where, when and why. The visual support is used in helping develop question comprehension and conversation skills.



Handwriting/ Fine Motor






Letter School

$2.99


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


Learn correct handwriting techniques through a fun multiple step approach of letter/number introduction, modelling with tracing followed by independent writing in free-form.



Touch and Write

$2.99


iPad

A handwriting app featuring various mediums and customized word lists.



Little Writer for Kids

Free


iPad

iPhone

App to trace letters, numbers, shapes, words with modelling included.





Space Boards Pre-K Digital Workbooks

$20.99


iPad

Pre-writing skills app that features 500 pages of tracing and tracking, writing upper and lower case letters, numerals and counting, word families, rhyming words and more.




Dexteria

$5.49


iPhone

iPad


Set of hand exercises that improve fine motor skills and handwriting readiness.

Books






Drat!

$2.99


iPad

Story book with interactive feature of identifying 10 things wrong on particular pages.



The Wrong Book

$4.49


iPhone

iPod


iPad

Adaptation of Nick Bland’s Book of the same name and narrated by comedian Frank Woodley.




3 Little Pigs-Nosy Crow Animated Storybook

$6.49


iPhone

iPod


iPad


Fully animated, interactive version of the fairytale.

Beginning Reading





Special Words

$14.99


iPhone

iPod touch (2-4th gen)

iPad


The app teaches children to recognise 96 written words using pictures and sounds. It has as simple and intuitive interface that holds the learners attention.



Eggy Words

$2.99


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


App covers the first 250 sight words. presented in a fun game to help learners recognise and learn them.



Phonics Consonants Free- Beginning sounds for kindergarten, preschool, 1st grade.

Free



iPad

App features initial sounds, phonetic spelling and pronunciation, matching word to image and touch and hear features to teach consonant sounds.




Bob Books

#1Reading Magic HD

#2Reading Magic HD

$4.49



iPhone

iPod


iPad

Phonics based, learn to read app. Drag and drop letters to spell words. App consists of 12 scenes with 32 words and 4 levels of increasing difficulty.

Comprehension






Fun With Directions HD

$10.49


iPad

Fun and engaging way to practise listening skills, following directions, colours, spatial concepts, auditory memory and auditory processing.




Picture the Sentence

$10.49


iPad

The app is designed to help practice language and auditory processing tasks at the basic sentence level. Users learn to pay attention to important parts of a sentence, attach meaning to words and begin to form mental images of sentences without visual support.



Sentence/Story Construction






Special Stories

$14.99


iPhone

iPod touch (2-4th gen)

iPad


Easy to use app that allows user to create stories using text, picture and sound. It has a simple and uncluttered interface.



Rainbow Sentences

$8.49


iPad

Construct grammatically correct sentences using colour coded clues.



Sentence Maker

$0.99


iPhone

iPod touch , iPad



Interactive game that helps the user construct and complete their own sentences. Easy interface making it easy to use for kids.



Scribble Press

Free


iPad

Book creation platform allowing kids to create and share their own stories with writing templates and drawing tools.




iDiary

Free (lite version)

$1.99


iPad

Journaling app for children. Write entries, upload photos, draw and add stickers.

Spelling






Build A Word

-Easy Spelling with Phonics $2.99



iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


Tap and drag letters to complete spelling activities. Audio and visual prompts help to correctly practice spelling. Immediate sound feedback when incorrectly spelling a word.




Hairy Letters

$2.99


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


Learn letter names, letter sounds and how to write letters through games and interacting with animated characters.



Super Why

$4.49


iPad

Tap letters to complete spelling words, select rhyming words or complete a sentence.




Word wagon HD

$1.99


iPad

Four sequentially challenging games to learn letter names and sounds and spell words up to 7 letters long.



Rocket Speller

Free


iPhone

iPod touch

iPad


Spelling app that is fun and interactive. Correctly place letters to spell words to move through the game, consisting of 4 levels of difficulty, to successfully help Zip build a fancy new rocket ship.


Maths












Park Math HD

$1.99



iPad

Introduction to early math concepts through 3 levels of increasing difficulty.



Monkey Math School Sunshine

$0.99


iPhone

iPod

iPad


9 interactive games, teaching concepts of; sequence, pattern, counting, adding and subtracting.



Bugs and Buttons

$2.99


iPhone

iPod


iPad

Math concepts and fine motor based games that progressively adapts to the child’s own level; Balance, counting, colours, shapes, sorting, letters, tracking….



Bugs and Bubbles

$2.99


iPhone

iPod


iPad


Math concepts and fine motor based games that progressively adapts to the child’s own level; Balance, counting, colours, shapes, sorting, letters, tracking….



Subtracting Sardines

$0.99


iPad

App builds conceptual understanding through solving subtraction problems in a fun, engaging way.


Adding Apples

$0.99


iPad

App builds conceptual understanding through solving addition problems in a fun, engaging way.



Multiplying Acorns

$0.99


iPad

App builds conceptual understanding through solving multiplication problems in a fun, engaging way.



Rocket Math

$0.99


iPad

Entertaining alternative to math flashcards. Graduating math problems from simple addition to complex tasks to manoeuvre a space craft. Realistic graphics and sounds.




Tangrams

$1.99


iPad

A series of tangram puzzles to make from simple shapes to copy up to free form puzzles. Good special awareness app.




Beat the Computer

$1.99


iPhone

iPod


iPad

Practice and reinforce multiplication facts (0-10)




Top It

$1.99


iPhone

iPod


iPad


Practice and reinforce basic addition facts (0-10) and number comparisons.



Jungle coins

$2.99


iPad

Practice with Australian coins to identify them, add up the values, and work out the change to be received.



Down Syndrome WA October 2012





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