April is Autism Awareness Month and Apps Gone Free

Autism awareness month

April is Autism Awareness Month and there is always a frenzy of activity – including (typically) many apps gone free. With a few days yet to go, the apps gone free seems to have started. Here is one app, free for a limited time (yes, how long is typically a mystery) reviewed by the folks at Smart Apps for Kids :

S.E.E. icon  S.E.E – Social Emotional Exchange (iPad; currently free/ 29.99 typically). Described on iTunes as an “engaging and interactive way to teach children various human emotions by looking at facial expressions.
This app has been built from ground up while keeping kids with autism in mind.
S.E.E. has been developed with the direct consultation and feedback of ABA therapists.” Developed for 6-8 year olds who need direct instruction on concepts of emotions. Here are a few clips of the app:

SEE pic 1 SEE pic 2 SEE pic3

Check the review on Smart Apps for Kids to see if it will be a tool for your OT mTool Kit, otherwise, pass it on!





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.
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