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My Favorite iPad Apps for Students with Autism

This list is by Mark Mautone, the 2014-2015 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. Mark has years of experience working with kids with autism and iPads. Mark recently made a video with Autism Speaks about how to make the most of the free apps that come with a new iPad. Watch the video below. Click here to search the Autism Speaks online apps database.



Video Modeling

  • iPad Camera (built-in) with iMovie

Leisure Skills


Social Skills

  • Facetime (built-in)
  • Skype


Fine Motor Skills

Social Stories

The Autism Speaks blog features opinions from people throughout the autism community. Each blog represents the point of view of the author and does not necessarily reflect Autism Speaks' beliefs or point of view.