Unlike iPad apps market that includes a special section devoted to special education apps, Android has a bunch of such apps but they are scattered all over Google Play. You need to dig real hard to find them. Fortunately we have compiled a list of some of the best apps for special education so you don't have to bother looking for them.
This list is curated mainly for teachers and students but anyone with a shared interest can access it. The purpose is to help those Android users who feel that their learning is awkward to redress it and perform better. Enjoy.
1- First Then Visual Schedule
"First-Then visual schedule is an affordable user-friendly mobile application designed for caregivers to provide positive behavior support through the use of "visual schedules". First-Then was designed for individuals with Autism, communication needs, developmental delays, Down's Syndrome, Alzheimer's, or anyone who would benefit from a structured environment "
2- Tap to Talk
"TapToTalk turns an Android device into an affordable augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. Tap a picture - TapToTalk speaks. Kids think it's fun."
3- AAC Speech Buddy
"The AAC Speech Buddy was created to quickly & easily create custom Speech Sets Online (aacspeech.com) which could be loaded on one or many AAC Speech Buddy Apps. The AAC Speech Buddy comes complete with several demo speech sets - and access to our Default Profile menus."
4- Voice 4U
"Voice4u is an simple application that consists numerous of fun and memorable images that can help assist and improve language."
5- Quick Talk AAC
"Quick Talk was designed with a simple mission - to change the world by giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. Our goal is to make it as quick as possible for you to talk. We made this app as mobile, simple, and flexible as possible, so for one small fee you can have everything you need to communicate"
6- Autism Xpress
"StudioEmotion is happy to announce the creation of the first Autism Android Application "AutismXpress", designed to encourage people with autism to recognize and express their emotions through its fun and easy to use interface."
"iRewardChart makes it easy to reward your children for good behavior and keep them motivated."
"iPrompts®, the original app for visual supports, is used by parents, special educators and therapists of those with autism and other developmental delays."
9- Speech Communicator
"A smart pictogram-based speech communicator for people with speech disabilities.
An Android application for people with speech disabilities, a generic and easy to learn communication method for anyone with speech disabilities that forms grammatically correct sentences from a list of pictograms clicked and reads them (text-to-speech)"
10- Gabby Tabs Lite
"Gabby Tabs Lite is a kid friendly, easy to use, augmentative communication app that helps and encourages non-verbal children to communicate "
11- Jab Talk
"JABtalk is a free speech communication application designed to help non-verbal children and adults communicate. "