Resource Directory

Apps

Allergy Journal
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Long Resource Description:

An App for carers to record food consumed throughout the day and their symptoms

Suitable for:
Carers
Apps for Autism
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Long Resource Description:

Apps for Autism is a website that provides visitors with apps suited for people with autism. Follow the link to find out more https://www.autismapps.org.au/

Be My Eyes
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Free app that connects people who are blind or have low vision with sighted volunteers for visual assistance through a live video call

Suitable for:
Visually Impaired
Book Creator
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Long Resource Description:

Book Creator is a simple tool to create ebooks on iPad, Chromebooks and on the web. You can create your own stories and export them into your own iBooks – perfect for encouraging creativity, or for families to create personalised story books.

Suitable for:
Autism / Intellectual Disability
Calm
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Long Resource Description:

Guided meditation to help manage anxiety, lower stress and sleep better

Suitable for:
Anxiety
Children with Autism: A visual schedule
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A visual schedule is a wearable picture-based scheduler designed with children and adults with autism in mind. Using the iPad or iPhone app, a caregiver can make a visual schedule for the wearer. There are included icons or icons/photos can be uploaded to the app to make custom icons. The schedule can then be sent to the wearer’s Apple Watch and will alert them when he/she needs to change tasks or start a new task. Can also be used on iPhone and iPad.

Suitable for:
Autism / Intellectual Disability
Choiceworks
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Long Resource Description:

App for helping children complete daily routines and tasks, understanding and controlling feelings and to improve their patience

Suitable for:
Autism
Colorfly
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Long Resource Description:

Colour therapy to help you relax and unwind. Choose form a wide range of colourings or create your own with the click of a camera

Suitable for:
Anxiety/Autism
DayCape
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Long Resource Description:

DayCape is a planning tool where you as a parent, teacher or friend can help individuals to plan their day with a visual calendar app. The app allows a user to set up activities for the individual using pre-set pictures, or by uploading personalised images. Once the activities are set up, notifications show up on the individual’s device to remind them of the activities they have been assigned

Suitable for:
Everyone
Dragon Anywhere Dictation
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Long Resource Description:

Speech to text mobile app that is remarkably accurate and simple to use

Suitable for:
Hearing Impaired
DyslexiaKey
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Long Resource Description:

DyslexiaKey makes typing easier for those with dyslexia, by using a specifically created font

Suitable for:
Learning Disability
epic!
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Welcome to Epic! – the leading digital library for kids, where kids can explore their interests and learn with instant, unlimited access to 35,000 high-quality ebooks, audiobooks, learning videos, and quizzes

Suitable for:
Everyone
Fingerpaint Magic
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Long Resource Description:

App where you can paint with your fingers using a range of relaxing colours

Suitable for:
Anxiety
Headspace: Meditation & Sleep
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Long Resource Description:

Guided meditation and stress relief exercises

Suitable for:
Anxiety
Khan Academy Kids
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Long Resource Description:

Khan Academy Kids is a free, fun, educational program with thousands of activities and books that will inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery for young children.

Suitable Age Range:
Children & Teens
Learn with Rufus
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Long Resource Description:

Series of apps for younger learner and special needs students – includes apps to help with learning social cues and emotions

Suitable for:
Learning Disability / Autism
Life360
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Life360 is the world’s leading realtime, location-sharing app, and is the best way to coordinate with family and friends. Get automatic notifications when your family comes and goes from home, work and school, and when they complete drives. Create private circles, receive live information, and stay connected with family and friends.

Suitable for:
Everyone
Look at Me
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Long Resource Description:

Helps those with Autism to make better eye contact with others and improve their facial recognition in social situations

Suitable for:
Autism
MathBoard
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Long Resource Description:

This app is designed to help individuals improve basic maths skills, such as adding and subtracting.

Suitable for:
Learning Disability
Medication Reminder – Medisafe
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Long Resource Description:

App which simply acts as both a reminder and an organiser for medication and pills

Suitable for:
Everyone
Nature Sounds: Relax and Sleep
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App that can play nature sounds to help soothe anxiety – sounds include thunder, ocean waves, birds, rain, waterfalls

Suitable for:
Anxiety
RogerVoice
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RogerVoice substitutes phone calls. It creates a real-time transcription of the call, allowing those with a hearing impairment to ‘hear’ phone calls by reading. App to app calls are free, however, to call other devices a fee is attached.

Suitable for:
Hearing Impaired
Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help
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Long Resource Description:

Panic assistance audio to help overcome anxiety and panic attacks, relaxation audio to lower stress and relax the body. Also include articles covering emotional training, cognitive behavioural therapy and more

Suitable for:
Anxiety
Symple
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Health diary to record the symptoms you want to discuss with doctors and others later, also very helpful for tracking symptoms and other issues long term

Suitable for:
Carers
Voice Dream Reader
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Allows you to read with your ears, by turning text into speech

Suitable for:
Visually Impaired
Wheelmap
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Can search for wheelchair accessible places all around the globe – can leave comments to convey your own experience to help others decide whether the place is right for them

Suitable for:
Wheelchair Users

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