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Routines, Schedules, and Organization

Children and teens with autism or Aspergers benefit greatly from tools that help them keep track of their daily schedules. Parents can also find apps useful for maintaining accurate medical and school records. In this collection, you'll find tools for any child who needs help completing tasks independently at home, school, or in the community. Many of the apps in this collection are picture-based to accommodate all learners. For more quality apps, browse our full library of literacy apps.

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Birdhouse for Autism

Grade level: Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Birdhouse for Autism helps you organize the most important information about your child. Use Birdhouse to keep a secure record of medications, supplements, therapies and therapists, as well as track your child's daily behaviors and activities so you can discover what's working and what needs to be changed. Birdhouse enables parents and caregivers caring for individuals of any age to track items like wake and sleep times, which medications and therapies the child receives each day, moods, meltdowns, poop, and more. Everything is simple, searchable and easy to find.

Choiceworks Calendar

Price: $4.99
Grade level: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: iPad

A picture-based learning tool that helps children learn what is happening day-to-day throughout each month.

First-Then Visual Schedule

Price: $14.99
Grade level: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

First-Then allows schedules to be created on the go and customized to the needs of the individual.

i Get... My Schedules at School Social Skills Stories

Price: $4.99
Grade level: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Language and Communication, Routines, Schedules, and Organization, Social Skills
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

I Get… My School Schedules is a fully customizable application offering the ability to edit and create social skill stories for individuals that need support in understanding the sequence of their school day.

iCommunicate

Price: $49.99
Grade level: Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Language and Communication, Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Create pictures, flashcards, storyboards, routines, and visual schedules. Record custom audio in any language. Converts words with text to speech. Utilize as audio visual prompting tool or AAC device.

SnapType

Price: Free
Grade level: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: iPad, iPhone

SnapType is a no-frills annotation app that helps students keep up with their peers in class even when their penmanship holds them back. Students can easily complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad or iPhone.

This for That: Visual Schedules

Price: $4.99
Grade level: Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 4th and above
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: Android

Help your child perform daily routines independently with This for That: Visual Schedules! Easily create your own custom visual schedules that break tasks down into simple steps and use visual cues to help the child succeed! Include a picture of the reward the child is working toward to motivate him or her to complete the task! This for That was designed for children with autism spectrum disorder and is a useful tool for any child who needs help completing tasks independently at home, school, or in the community.

Time Timer

Price: $2.99
Skill: Routines, Schedules, and Organization
Device: Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Time Times lets you set a timer with a visual reminder with a finger swipe, use multiple timers, and save timers for future use.

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