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Visual Prompting

Page history last edited by Lori Wiebe 11 years, 6 months ago

Rating scale:

*        not worth the download

**       maybe if you have no other choice

***      you get what you paid for

****     could be good in some situations

*****    top picks

 

Top Picks

First Then Visual Schedule - $9.99


An audio-visual prompting tool that uses images to schedule daily events or steps needed to complete a specific activity. Comes with some built-in images or you can also use your own. Add a recorded voice to further reinforce a schedule. Create as many schedules as you need and change the order of a schedule, anytime!

Rating

*****

 

Story Kit – free


 

This application allows individuals to create photo social scripts with audio recordings.  Create talking photo albums,  review a social story to cope with difficult  situations, prepare for an upcoming event, etc. 

Rating

***** 

 

Pictello - $18.99

Developed by AssistiveWare, the makers of Proloquo2Go, Pictello is an app to create social stories.  Very easy to use. In Pictello you can edit stories, create new stories, share stories, export stories.  Pictello is a complete app for social stories, much like Proloquo2Go is a complete app for AAC. You can record your own voice or use high quality male or female voices to speak what you type in. 

Rating

*****

 
iPrompts -  $39.99  

Provides several easy-to-use, visual prompting tools (no audio prompts or voice output) to help individuals transition from one activity to the next using a visual countdown timer, understand upcoming events, make choices, and focus on the task at hand.  http://www.handholdadaptive.com/    Search for iprompts on you tube to watch video.  

Rating

*****

Others

SonicPics - $2.99

SonicPics is a very easy to use tool for turning your images into custom slideshow movies that you can share with your friends online! SonicPics lets you add images from your iPhone's photo library or camera, arrange your photos, and then narrate the project to create an enhanced m4v video (complete with chapters).  

Rating

**** 

 
Visules   $4.99 

 

Create visual checklists to promote independence; “my reminders “ category to encourage self-prompting and self regulation. Currently there are glitches that need to be corrected.

Rating

*

Picture scheduler  $2.99


 

Picture scheduler with photos/videos and recorded voice.  Great for video modeling.  Learn a new task or job, prepare for an upcoming event by watching the video.

 

Rating

****

 
Click n' Talk - $2.99   
An augmentative communication app that allows the user to attach text and voice to individual pictures, and organize photos in photo albums

Rating

**** 

 
Stories2Learn - $13.99  
Create personalized stories using photos, text, and audio messages. These stories can be used to promote an individual’s literacy, leisure, as well as social skills. It comes preloaded with a story illustrating the skills necessary to play a game with a friend. You are able to add your own audio and write dialogue that corresponds to the photos. Quickly add a photo and add text to help organize the individual throughout the day.

Rating

*** 

 
My Pictures Talk - $4.99 
Like a talking photo album. Take a picture. Record a note, memory or someone speaking. Mail to friends or yourself. Pictures can be sorted by when they were added to category. Pictures that have audio recorded now show you the length of the audio file. Added ability to zip up all pictures and audio from a category and email.

Rating

*** 

 

iCommunicate – $ 49.99. 

 

  

Create pictures, flashcards, storyboards, routines, and visual schedules. Recorded message can accompany each picture. Add pictures from the symbolstix library or from your camera roll or image search on the internet. 

Rating

** 

 

Look in My Eyes 1 (Restaurant) and 2 (Car Mechanic) and Dinosaur - $2.99 each  


Games for the iTouch and iPhone designed to help children on the autism spectrum practice eye contact.  The games reward children for quickly focusing in on a person’s eyes.  Through repeated practice it attempts to develop a habit that families can transfer to real-life settings as they remind children to use the skills they have practiced in the game. 

Rating

**

 
 AA Visual Schedule - $9.99

A tool to create VISUAL schedule for visually oriented individuals. Use your own images from the photo album or capture real time images using the phone camera. Record voice to the images. Arrange images in a Visual Schedule using the built-in schedule create capabilities of the application

Rating

 

Steps - $9.99

Steps, formerly known as StepStones, is an app that illustrates a sequence of steps to perform a task.  Can also use for daily visual scheduling.  This app is best used to zero in on the exact steps that one must take in order to complete a given task, like doing a recycling job or a dressing routine. Each of the steps is detailed with a picture, text, and even audio.  In addition, when a step is completed it is checked off and moved over to a 'completed column'

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Easy Board - $0.99

This app was created by a teacher for the purpose of providing an easy way to provide visuals without the hassle of sticky Velcro or messy white board markers. 

Not yet rated 
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard - Free

ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. Drop images from your photo library to write over or around. Easily switch between drawing and erasing (as well as pausing and playing) to make your ShowMe flow from concept to concept

Not yet rated  
Now What - Free

"Now What?" is a calendar / schedule app developed specifically for kids who need help with transitions and knowing what comes next in their day. The app allows for simple saving of daily templates, printing of the daily schedule, and ability to lockdown the basic features of adding and deleting. 

Not yet rated  
Learn by Video - Free

Download the app and then choose from a wide selection of in-depth video tutorials for only $1.99 each. Search across an extensive library of videos to find what you need, when you need it. Visual, step-by-step examples walk you through the techniques you need to master. Once the app is installed your video will always be viewable whether you’re online or offline.

Not yet rated  
Making Sequences - $4.99 (iPad only)

Teach story sequencing or help children master steps for completing a task. Making Sequences includes 15 photo sequences for teaching story order. Use these or upload your own images, add voice recordings and share them with others using Dropbox. Teach personalized daily living skills or have fun teaching kids to sequence stories starring themselves. Also great for making short social stories. 

Not yet rated  
Visual Cue Lite - Free

Tools to give a visual cue for non-verbal children and/or visual thinkers.  Visual Cue: prompt using pictures. Just show the exact image for the next thing, no worries about verbal learning. “Visual Cue” supports playing a recorded sound of the destination as well. First ~ Then: simple cause and result. Which One? gives someone up to 4 pictures to choose from.  Count Up: another token system with rewarding animation and sound. Count Down: a time keeper for transitions. Visual Scheduler: a guide map for visual thinkers. Visual Timer: Progressive image with timer

Not yet rated  
Visual Schedule Planner - $14.99

Visual Schedule Planner is a completely customizable visual schedule iPad app that is designed to give an individual an audio/visual representation of the “events in their day". In addition, events that require more support can be linked to an “activity schedule” or “video clip” to help model the task even further. Features the ability to view events daily, weekly or via a monthly calendar. Includes custom images, custom sounds, activity schedules, video modeling, timer, checklist, reminders and notes.

Not yet rated 
Choiceworks - $9.99

The Choiceworks app is a learning tool for helping children complete daily routines (morning, day, & night), understand & control their feelings and improve their waiting skills (taking turns and not interrupting).This app is designed for caregivers to provide clear and consistent support to foster a child’s independence, positive behavior, and emotional regulation at home and in the community. It can also be customized for teachers in a school setting.

Not yet rated 
 
     
Lists
ListPro - $4.99

Excellent tool for outlining steps of various tasks such as going to my locker, doing my recycling job, etc. Cross out completed steps and reset list to use over and over again. No symbol or photo cues available - uses text only. With over 40 fully-customizable templates, 7 column types, item indenting, and a host of other list-making tools, ListPro lets you craft the list you need. 

Rating

****

 
Lists (iPad only) - $.99
 

Rating

**** 

 
Amazing List - $.99
Amazinglist lets you store any number of lists for any purpose, such as grocery lists, to do lists, wish lists or what ever you can imagine. 

Rating

***

 
Timers
Time Timer - $3.99 (iPad - $6.99)
A visual timer delivers an innovative and practical way to address the universal question of, “How much longer?” With the Time Timer’s patented “visual-disc” technology, you don’t just tell time. You see the passage of time. Its clear-cut, visual cue is its strength…for children and adults.
http://www.timetimer.com/products/software.php

Rating

****

 
Days Until - Free

A simple application that helps you to track exact time which elapsed after or remains before some very important event for you.  

Rating

*** 

 
ASD Timer - $2.99
ASD Timer© shows the passing of time without the need to tell time. 

Rating

*** 

 
VisTimer - Free 
     
 
     
 
     

 

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