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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 Rating
SoundingBoard
  • Communication
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Anecdotal
What's Cool About Music iPad App
  • Educational
  • iPad
  • Children (6-12)
  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults (18+)
MagicPiano
  • Creative Arts
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Anecdotal
IF... The Emotional IQ Game
  • Social Skills
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Communication
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • All Ages
Draw Emotions
  • Social Skills
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • Anecdotal
Tom Taps
  • Communication
  • iPad
  • Preschool (2-5)
  • Children (6-12)
Poke Me! HD
  • Recreation
  • iPad
  • Anecdotal
Alexicom AAC for Android
  • Communication
  • Android
  • Anecdotal
Visual Timer
  • Functional Skills
  • Organizer
  • Windows Phone
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
i.Am Search
  • Organizer
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • Anecdotal
Speech Magnet Text to Speech
  • Communication
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iTouch
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
ABA Teamwork LS
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Organizer
  • Windows 8
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
Read to Learn iPad App
  • Language
  • iPad
  • Children (6-12)
  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults (18+)
Vocal Slides
  • Communication
  • Android
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal
See.Touch.Learn. FREE
  • Behavioral Intervention
  • Communication
  • Language
  • Math Skills
  • iPad
  • All Ages
  • Anecdotal