Apps, apps everywhere… here is a guide by national field experts to help you select apps for kids with special needs and learning differences. “Beginner-level apps” are just right for young children and their families to use. Take a look!
Power Up! is a free downloadable guide as well as interactive website by Common Sense Media. It recommends well-designed apps tested by field experts for children with special needs and learning differences. The apps are arranged into beginner, intermediate and advanced levels within each of 6 categories including: communication, social interaction, organization, reading, mathematics and motor skills. These apps are primarily for the iPad and other tablet devices. Many options for beginner level can serve as assistive technology supports for young children with disabilities/delays. Others are just plain fun for young children and their families and friends.