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Apps and assistive technology

Apps and assistive technology

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Find out what apps are available to support learning for children with special educational needs including autism, ADHD, apraxia, learning disability, sensory issues and more.

Help with education

There are organisations that provide apps and information on educational programmes to support people with special educational needs:


Busy things website provide fun educational games apps to help children learn.

Inclusive Technology website provides information on special educational needs software, switches, computer access devices, simple communication aids, eye gaze and assistive technology for learners with a physical disability, sensory impairment or learning difficulty.

Go to the support in school page to find out more about the help available for special educational needs.

Help with autism

Below are organisations that provide apps to support children and young people with autism:

Health and wellbeing

Healthwatch Wokingham worked with a team of pupils from St Crispins School and the University of Reading to create an emotional wellbeing app for young people.

The 'Appyness' App helps assess and manage feelings and importantly, where to go for help. For further information go to the Healthwatch Wokingham website.

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