15 Apps geared towards learning!

December 16, 2014

As an speech-language pathologist and educator, Parents are always asking me how they can help their children continue learning at home. I often suggest ways to incorporate speech and language skills into daily routines, great books to read before bed and new toys to add to holiday wish lists. While parents appreciate all these suggestions, one question always dangles on... "What are some good apps I can download?". While I'm not a huge "screen" fan for learning purposes and don't often use apps during therapy sessions, I appreciate the function of "screen time" and an iPad in a household. That being said, I would always rather promote something educational and fun, and there is no shortage of apps geared towards learning. Here are a few of my favorites: 


Speech & Language:

2. Speech With Milo Prepositions

3. Speech with Milo Sequencing

4. Splingo's Languae Universe 

5. Moody Monster Manor

6. Reading Rainbow

7. Wordventure

8. SpeechTree

9. ABC Mouse 

Play Time:

10. Toca Hair Salon

11. Toca Robot Lab

12. Toca Birthday Party

13. Doodle Buddy

14. Cookie Doodle

Great for Movement Breaks:

15. GoNoodle 


Also from Carly: Helping Your Child Manage Holiday Mayhem 


Carly Seibald, MS CCC-SLP, TSSLD, Speech Language Pathologist

Carly Seibald the founder of Social Sprouts, SLP - a pediatric speech-language pathology practice with an emphasis on teaching social skill development. Carly is a New York State licensed Speech-Language Pathologist and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA as well as a professional certificate as a Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities (TSSLD). With years of experience in a multi-disciplinary setting, Carly has worked closely with Occupational and Behavioral Therapists to help support children across developmental domains. Carly has extensive experience evaluating and treating children diagnosed with a variety of impairments including Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Delays, Motor-Speech Disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Cognitive Delays, Receptive & Expressive Language Impairments, Sensory Integration Disorders, Auditory Processing Disorders and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.

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