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Special Education Apps (SEN)

Supporting children with special educational needs takes patience, understanding and a range of SEN teaching resources tailor-made for each child’s requirements. Here you’ll find apps specifically designed to help SEN teachers and parents with special children in their role.

Choose from a range of SEN apps to help children with a range of skills, from speech and language, to numeracy, or social interaction skills . Whether you’re supporting children with autism, dyslexia, down syndrome a visual, hearing or sensory impairment, cognitive impairments, ADHD or another learning difficulty, we have apps for every child’s needs.

If your child has a special need or learning difference, you have come to the right place. The Educational App Store recieves a lot of requests for app recommendations from parents whose kids struggle with traditional learning.In this section you can find hand picked special education apps which we feel are appropriate for users with learning difficulties.

    Speech Blubs is a Speech Therapy application that uses voice controlled and video technology to develop speech articulation for young children with or without speech difficulties.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    As a teacher of children on the Autism Spectrum with complex communication needs, I am constantly looking for the most appropriate form of Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) to use with the children at our school.

    Devices: iPad

    Boo Articulation Helper is an app that helps children to practice speech sounds that they need to improve.

    Devices: iPad

    Outloud Citymals is an app that can be used to support speech production, understanding emotion/causality and develop communication skills in children with complex communication needs.

    Devices: iPad

    Let's Expand Vocabulary introduces new words to children and reinforces their existing vocabulary.

    Devices: iPad

    This app is aimed at helping young people improve their critical thinking and verbal reasoning skills to explain how they know the answers to certain questions.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Dromnibus-Inclusive Education is a learning solution based on Applied Behaviour Analysis, one of the world’s most effective learning methods, which draws from the extensive experience of scientists and clinicians.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    DayCape-Daily Visual Planning is a wonderful scheduling application especially made for children on the Autistic Spectrum.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Easy Dyslexia Aid is a dyslexia only version of the Easy Spelling Aid application.

    Devices: iPad

    Spell-A Word is an app that is designed to aid early spelling skills for children and young people with additional learning needs.

    Devices: iPad

    CommunicoTool 2 is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) visual support application.

    Devices: iPad

    Animals Level 1 is an application that aims to improve receptive language development through complex sound patterns that are matched to specific animal visuals.

    Devices: iPad

    Special Words is an app that seeks to address deficiencies in expressive and receptive language in addition to attention, fine motor and hand-eye co-ordination skills.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Special Stories is an app that allows you to create stories and visual schedules.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Talking About-Secondary School is an app from Black Sheep Press that seeks to aid the transition from primary to secondary school.

    Devices: iPad

    Dyslexia Test & Tips is an app that helps you quickly identify dyslexia and create a profile of the person being tested.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Little Digits is a fun way to learn to count using a multitouch interactive approach.

    Devices: iPad

    This app aims to teach children specific relaxation techniques.

    Devices: iPad

    The Autism Discovery Tool: Sensory from Within is a mobile app that aims to improve sensory environments for people on the autism spectrum by giving people in home, school, and community settings, the skills to better understand and communicate about how sensory perception can effect people on the spectrum in different ways.

    Devices: iPad

    VisuaLearn promotes vocabulary development, sight word acquisition and sentence building.

    Devices: Android , iPad