Special Stories: Autism & Down Syndrome Education

Award-winning app turning screen time into an active learning experience by creating engaging social stories. A perfect tool for visual storytelling designed to break learning down into small steps.

Transforming lives in 100+ countries, Special Stories supports children’s communication and language skills, as well as making progress with their education and personal development.


Areas of Development
• Improve sight-reading skills
• Promote language acquisition
• Improve listening and spoken language
• Develop writing skills
• Encourage word, pictures and sound recognition
• Help with social skills


Endless Possibilities with Special Stories
• Explain step-by-step tasks
• Create social stories and visual schedules
• Share information between home and school, with distant family and friends
• Teach academic and social skills
• Make photo albums about vacations and special events


Personalize to Suit Abilities
• Use your own photographs to create unique books to keep and share
• Add your own text to progress from single words to short phrases and longer sentences
• Include personalized audio to bring stories to life
• Tap or automatically advance stories to the next page
• Use at home, school and in speech therapy sessions


Share Your Stories
• Copy content to and from the app on another phone or tablet
• Exchange stories using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dropbox, Google Drive or email
• Print stories directly or send as PDF
• Transfer content to and from our Special Words app to extend the learning process


Accessible For All
• Choice of fonts, including OpenDyslexic and our own Special Letters with easy to read characters, plus a large text option


Speak Your Language
• User interface provided in 18 languages: Albanian, Catalan, Croatian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian
• Create a story in any language, a great way to support multilingual children, as well as to teach English as an additional language


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

• Compatible with Samsung DeX
• Bug fixes
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Additional Information

Eligible for Family Library
Updated
April 15, 2019
Size
11M
Installs
500+
Current Version
1.8.1
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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