Review of the TooNoisey app generated a few comments about possible use in classrooms along with additional apps that may help with noise regulation issues. Kim Wiggins shared a few more apps she has used for noise regulation issues:
Quiet, Please! for iPhone and iPad (.99) and Android (free) is an interactive adventure game that requires interactive problem solving to manage annoying situations (… After an annoying day at school, you just want some peace and quiet. But everything at home is so noisy! – Sound familiar with your SPD kids?). Sounds like a fun app to explore!
The Quiet Game for iPhone and iPad (free) and Android (free) features a game to stay quiet at home, in the car or at school. Here is a video of the Android app:
Thank you to Kim Wiggins for sharing these apps which are appropriate for many environments : home, auto and classroom!
About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS
OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments.
A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.