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8 special education communication apps

By Laura Devaney, Director of News, @eSN_Laura
November 19th, 2014

These apps are intended to help special-needs students build communication skills

special-communicationTechnology facilitates faster and easier communication for everyone, and it plays a unique role in helping students with special needs develop important verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Here, we’ve gathered a handful of special education communication apps summarized on APPitic.com, an app resource site with more than 6,000 apps in more than 300 subcategories.

[Editor’s note: eSchool News has not reviewed these apps, but has selected some that may help you meet your instructional needs.]

1. Eye Contact, $2.99 
Eye contact is a social skill that some children find challenging. This game helps them practice the skill while earning fun rewards.

(Next page: Seven more APPitic apps for special-needs communication)