Must have apps for children with learning disabilities
Updated: Mar 2
Learning disability is one of the great impacts for someone living with a disability. It is important to address this challenge by arresting the barriers identified. Sure there are a lot of advertised tools and apps for children with learning disabilities but finding the right app is crucial in building a strong foundation for learning. Here we have gathered some of the apps that may help children with learning disabilities.
1. Dyslexia toolbox
Is an app that serves as the child’s toolkit or toolbox which facilitates easier reading. It simplifies text reading by using special fonts made for dyslexics.
2. Autism express
One of the most common challenges of a child with autism is learning to recognize emotional expressions, what to do about them and how to express them. This app is a fun, unique and creative way in helping children with autism know how to identify and process emotions.
Is an app targeted at helping students with dyslexia and dysgraphia to solve math problems "electronically". It has worksheets that allow the child to solve different mathematical equations without having to grab a paper and a pen.
4. Stop, Breathe & Think
Is an app that aims to help students with anxiety disorders take breaks and process their emotions.
5.My Talk Tools
Is an app that aims students facing communication difficulties relay what they want to convey by providing them a guide with proper word sequencing. It also features images and sounds to help aid communication according to the child’s preference.
It is important to equip children with learning disabilities with tools and apps that will help facilitate learning. Finding the right app and maximizing its features will help aid in the process of learning. It is also important that parents, other family members, and carers are well aware of the functionality of these apps to help the child’s journey every step of the way.
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