Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism

Recently I became aware of a autism educator, Jeremy Brown, who is using Ipads in his classroom to help educate his special needs students. He has published the following on scribd at the following website. He has evaluated many of the available Ipad and Iphone apps and through his experiences as an autism educator, he has compiled and continues to compile lists of the best applications that are the most effective:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/47441495/Jeremy-Brown%E2%80%99s-App-Recommendations-for-Students-with-Autism

Here are some of them.

Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism

Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism
Updated February 7, 2011
–>FUNCATIONAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

–>Behavior Assessment Pro by Vermont BehavioralSolutions, LLC [iPhone\iPod Touch, $24.99]

–>BehaviorTrackerPro by Marz Consulting Inc.[iPhone\iPod Touch, $29.99]

DATA COLLECTION

Interval Minder by Notchland Labs, LLC[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99]

Percentally by RinnApps[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99]

REINFORCEMENT

iReward by Grembe Inc.[Universal, $4.99]

RewardTimer by Hidden View Software[iPhone\iPod Touch, $1.99]

Smart Charts by Happy Face Kidz[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99] AAC

TapSpeak Button for iPad by Ted Conley[iPad, $9.99]

TapSpeak Sequence for iPad by Ted Conley[iPad, $29.99]

iComm[iPhone\iPod Touch, FREE (9 categories) w/in-apppurchase $7.99 for 20 categories]

Expressive by Smarty Ears[Universal, $34.99]

MyTalkTools Mobile by
2nd Half Enterprises, LLC[Universal, FREE – LITE version limited to 12 cellsOR $39.99 & monthly subscription for web-based authoring interface]

Talkforme by iWord Limited[Universal, $5.99]

TapSpeak Choice for iPad by Ted Conley[iPad, $99.99]

Proloquo2Go by AssistiveWare[Universal, $189.99]

GRACE – Picture Exchange for Non-Verbal Peopleby Steven Troughton-Smith[Universal, $37.99]
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Time Timer by Time Timer LLC[iPhone\iPod Touch, $4.99]

Autism Timer by ROUGE41[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99]

Teacher Tools – Who’s Next? by Naaptime Software[iPhone\iPod Touch, $2.99]

ARTICULATION

Sunny Articulation Test by Smarty Ears Apps[Universal, $49.99]

Articulate It! by Smarty Ears[Universal, $39.99]

Match2Say by Smarty Ears[Universal, $34.99]

Say It Again!, Speech Corners, Speech Squares,Speech Hangman, Tic-Tac-Talk by LIMNET[Universal, $2.99\each]
WORD PREDICTION

Typ-O & Typ-HD by Second Guess ApS[iPhone\iPod Touch or iPad, $1.99 or $9.99] AssistiveChat by assistive apps[Universal, $34.99]

PredictAble by Therapy Box[iPad, $159.99]
TEXT-TO-SPEECH (TTS)

Speak It! by Future Apps Inc.[Universal, $1.99]
SPEECH-TO-TEXT

Dragon Dictation by Nuance Communication[Universal, FREE]

His blog is also very nice as well–>

Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism

About Jeremy:
He is an elementary special education teacher with a public school system in Maryland. He teaches a self-contained class of children in grades 3.
through 5th who have autism. Thiswill be my fifth year teaching. Assistive and instructional technologies are a professional interest of his. His students are fortunate to have several older generationiPhones and iPod Touches as well as two iPads for use in their classroom. These deviceswere purchased used off craigslist or eBay using personal funds. For many of the apps that he recommended, he was able to get promo codes from app developers in exchange forfeedback.

Please also check him out on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/jeremyebrown

We are as part of our fund raising efforts trying to give free ipads to teachers and classrooms like Jeremy.
Please take a look at our fund raising page.

Please also check out www.lilliespad.com who also profile special needs applications for ipads as well.

About the Author

David Berkowitz, Editor in Chief.
I am the aspie dad of 3 with autism, in industrial sales by day, and a run tech and autism news media organization as well. I am trying to be like Engadget.com and help autism too via the arts and tech. I am also on twitter, itechnewszone, facebook/technewszone, youtube/technewszone, linkedin.com too.

1 Comment on "Jeremy Brown’s App Recommendations for Students with Autism"

  1. Thanks for the post about my App Recommendations for Students with Autism.

    Here is the link to a Facebook group I have created about using iOS devices in special education:

    iTeach Special Education: iOS Devices in Special Education

    – Jeremy

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