Fun Countdown Timers for the Classroom
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Work System (Autism) ($0.00) A work system provides all of the required information without adult prompting and teaches the student to attend to visual cues (rather than verbal directives) when completing a task. Assists in organizing a student with ASD by providing a systematic work routine—working from left-to-right or top-to-bottom. Students do not have to plan where to begin or how to proceed.
Executive Function Planning Apps Executive functioning is described in many ways, however, in many of our students or clients we work with we see in their difficulty with planning, behavior control/regulation, organization and thinking skills. Lynn Meltzer in her book, Executive Function in Education (Meltzer, 2007) states "most of the definitions of executive functioning may include…
With Routinely ($4.99) • Create routines quickly using a built-in set of fun, colorful illustrations • Take your own photos or use any pictures in your photo library • Let your child pick between up to four activity choices • Add visual countdown timers on any task or choice • Lock your routines to avoid accidental changes • Export your routines and photos to share with other caregivers
Fun Timer ($1.99) designed specifically for kids who have little sense of time or weak time management skills. ● Words, drawings, or imported images can be placed in the center of the timer to create relevance for each child or group. ● Customizable for speed and sound. ● Encouraging face pops up when kids achieve their goal. ● Congratulatory words and sounds can be recorded to suite your child's need or interest. ● Music is recorded at 1 beat per second and can be turned on or off.
Pie Time ($1.99) Pie time is a clock app that helps kids - and their parents -make time management easy as pie! Pie Time helps kids and adults stay on track by showing how a slice of pie for a given task gets eaten away over the passage of time. The ability to see how much is left in the slice helps kids to understand what “We’re leaving in 5 minutes” really means.
i-Visual Scheduler ($1.99) provides a flexible way to create, edit, delete your schedule activities with name, importance level, visual image. 1. customization of activity name/description, importance level, corresponding images. 2. load an image from photo albums. 3. individualize the items with customized image and description and sequencey. 4. delete/edit/create activity items. 5. Allow to put completeness mark to indicate activity is completed.
Todo ($4.99) • Multiple Reminder Alerts • Projects and Checklists (subtasks) • Passcode Protection • Landscape Support • Repeating Tasks • Starred Tasks • Quick Add Task Entry • Notes on tasks with clickable phone numbers and URLs • Manage multiple tasks at once • Full Calendar View for choosing Due Dates • Drag & Drop sorting • Contact, Email, SMS, Phone integration • Full Task Searching • Task Sharing via Email • Printing • TextExpander® touch snippet expansion support