Special Spelling

Help children to become confident at spelling with a range of activities to teach spelling patterns, letter sounds, understanding vowels and much more. Turn screen time into a fun learning experience with Special Spelling, an app that is adaptable to all abilities and individual learning needs.

Practice spelling at home or at school with this invaluable app for visual learners. It allows you to create your own fully personalized spelling lists that can be tailored to the curriculum to help children achieve their educational milestones.

Areas of development
• Improve spelling and develop vocabulary
• Teach spelling patterns, vowels, letter sounds and more
• Encourage listening skills and sound production
• Improve speaking skills
• Increase sight-word reading
• Develop hand-eye coordination
• Improve fine motor skills

Personalize to Suit Abilities

• Add your own text, photos and audio to bring learning to life
• Replace words and re-record audio to use the app any language
• Create multiple spelling lists tailored to children’s learning needs and curriculum work
• Adjustable settings to suit abilities and concentration levels
• Option to use spoken letter names or letter sounds
• Choice of native spoken voices: female (US), male, female and child (UK)
• Optional text and/or image hints

Share Your Spelling Lists
• Copy content to and from the app on another device
• Exchange spelling lists using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, cloud storage or email
• Transfer content to and from our Special Words app to reinforce learning

Accessible for All
• Support for those with poor fine-motor skills - even if tap more than once or unable to precisely position objects
• Choice of fonts in upper or lowercase letters – particularly for those with visual impairment or dyslexia
• Perfect to use at home, school, in speech or occupational therapy sessions, and for home schooling

Why Our Apps Are Different
• Visually clear and simple, with no distracting backgrounds or noises
• Tested and recommended by Down syndrome and ASD experts and organizations around the world
• No in-app purchases, pop-up ads or user tracking
• Developed in collaboration with parents, professionals and teachers of children with special educational needs

Part of the Special iApps Family
Special iApps is a multi-award-winning non-profit social enterprise with a worldwide reputation for creating educational apps for those with learning disabilities and additional needs, as well as in early years education. They initially created apps to teach their youngest son William, who has Down syndrome and autism, now they support children in 100+ countries and 27+ languages.

Discover more of our apps on Google Play or visit www.specialiapps.org
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What's New

• Synthesized speech replaced by native speakers
• Sound settings now global instead of per activity
• Option to use spoken letter names or letter sounds
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Eligible if bought after 7/2/2016. Learn More
Updated
November 7, 2019
Size
21M
Installs
1+
Current Version
1.1.0
Requires Android
4.1 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
Interactive Elements
Users Interact
Permissions
Offered By
Special iApps C.I.C.
Developer
Portland House Belmont Business Park Belmont Durham DH1 1TW United Kingdom
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