Websites & Blogs
- autismspeaks.org-One of the leading autism science and advocacy organizations. Autism Speaks provides a comprehensive resource guide for all states. The site also boasts an impressive list of apps that parents may find useful, including games that focus on communication and social skills.
- theautismblog.seattlechildrens.org – This blog is designed to be a resource on autism that provides information that may help raise a child with autism. Content will range from topics such as selecting a summer camp to sibling support to new research findings. Classes are also available online.
Speech Blubs: Language Therapy
For children aged 1-8
Speech Blubs is a voice-controlled speech therapy app designed to help your child learn new sounds and words, and practice speaking in a stimulating, educational environment.
Our 1500+ activities have been used over 1,000,000 times to trigger sound and word production in toddlers, late talkers (speech delay), and other developmental delays.
Life360: Find Family & Friends
For children and teens, especially with special needs
Great for children and teens with special needs, Find My Family, Friends, Phone is an intuitive tracker app to keep family, friends, and caregivers connected. Find My Family, Friends, Phone runs on your mobile device and allows you to view your family members on a map, communicate with them, and receive alerts when your loved ones leave and arrive at home, school or work.
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard (BridgingApp)
Turn your iPad into a personal interactive whiteboard! ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old! This app has two different uses. The first would be to “explore” the app. You can explore videos already created for K-12 tutorials in all subject areas. To create a ShowMe, select the “+Create” on the top right. You can view in the video link for a tutorial of how to manipulate the items within the ShowMe you are creating.