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App that helps children practice social skills

App that helps children practice social skills

A basic app to help students 4+ to practice what is ‘appropriate’ or not in certain social situations

Platforms: iOS:iPhone   iOS: iPad  Android

Cost: Free with in-app purchases

Developer Description

The “Say It… Or Not?” app helps children with autism understand and practice what to say… and what not to say… in real-life social situations. Filtering thoughts can be a challenge for children with autism or ADHD. This app helps children find appropriate words for over one hundred common social situations. Kids also learn to think about how their words make other people feel.

The “Say It… Or Not?” app gives your child the social filtering skills they need to better manage social situations at home, school and in the community.

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The app is broken down into social categories: Family, Friends, Community, and Mixed though the latter three are locked out via an in-app purchase.

How useful the app depends, of course, on the needs of the individual student. Social norms and interpreting social cues are usually learned without the overt ‘teaching’ and practice this app is designed to allow. But for some younger students, especially those with specific needs in practising social interactions, it could be useful.

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Miracle Atianashie
Miracle. Has worked as a research analyst for hightail consult limited in Accra, Ghana, and as a publishing assistant in a peer-reviewed journal for the Catholic University College of Ghana. he has also worked as a data operator, team writer, and turnitin plagiarism software evaluator for research institutes and as one of his Illustriousness’s services specializing in academic journal management and software development. He is currently working as a neural network tutor, content writer, lecturer, and consultant. Miracle Research focuses on public health technology, testing and penetration, business intelligence, content management, neural networks, transitions and trajectories, as well as image and video steganography with cryptosystems.

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