Autism Apps

Do you have a favorite autism app you'd like to add to this list? Please email a brief description of the app, including the platform, cost, age group, price, any related research, and a link to FSDB@AutismSpeaks.org and we would be happy to share your recommendation with the Autism Speaks community!

Apps are listed in alphabetical order. You can sort apps by rating by clicking the "Rating" link above that column. You can rate apps by first clicking on the app name to visit the app detail page. Then, below the description of the app, click on the number of stars for your rating of the app.

Apps now have a research rating:

 Anecdotal = No specific or related scientific studies for this type of app.  

 Research = There are some related scientific studies, but no direct research support for this type of app or technology.

 Evidence = There is solid or specific scientific evidence that this type of app or technology is helpful.

Name Category Platform Age Supporting Research Ratingsort icon
Talking English
  • Communication
  • Language
  • Android
  • Preschool (2-5)
  • Anecdotal
4.666665
LetMeTalk
  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Educational
  • Android
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
4.75
ABA Find It!
  • Recreation
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Research

Effectiveness of a multimedia programme and therapist-instructed training for children with autism

The present study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an interactive multimedia training programme and a conventional therapist-instructed training in improving the learning behaviours of children with autism. A multiple-subject, single case-study time-series research design was adopted in the study. Six children with autism, aged 2 years 4 months to 2 years 10 months, were recruited by convenience sampling. They attended a 12-session training programme on basic concepts (e.g.

4.75
Bag Game
  • Recreation
  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Language
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
4.75
iAugComm
  • Communication
  • Android
  • Anecdotal
4.75
Social Emotional Exchange (S.E.E.)
  • Social Skills
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Communication
  • iPad
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
4.833335
R+ Remind
  • Social Skills
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Functional Skills
  • Android
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Anecdotal
4.846155
Wait4it
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Communication
  • Creative Arts
  • Functional Skills
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
4.88889
iHowTo-Book
  • Social Skills
  • Functional Skills
  • Language
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
4.90909
iKatha
  • Social Skills
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • iPad
  • Children (6-12)
  • Adolescents (13-17)
5
Touch-Emotions
  • Social Skills
  • Communication
  • Functional Skills
  • Language
  • Android
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Preschool (2-5)
  • Children (6-12)
5
See.Touch.Learn. FREE
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Communication
  • Language
  • Math Skills
  • iPad
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
5
Autism Tracker Pro: Track, Analyze and Share ASD Daily
  • Organizer
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
5
LetterSchool
  • Educational
  • Language
  • Math Skills
  • Android
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Preschool (2-5)
5
Bugs and Buttons
  • Recreation
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Anecdotal
5