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All Special Needs Apps

iPad Family has reviewed quite a few Education Apps for children, and many of them are useful in certain Special Needs environments. All of these Apps are top of their class, and are well worth considering. We only post the best Apps. You may also be interested in activating portions of the screen to be UN-tappable...

Each of these iPad Apps are high quality and are Apps we recommend. Our most recent additions are listed first.

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All Special Needs Apps we recommend:

Practise counting by using weight. Balance fruit and weights on the scales to complete the puzzles.
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This educational puzzle and book app is intriguing, challenging and unlike others we have seen.
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Biology is fun with this great App to teach your child their body bones!
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Minecraft is one iPad Apps that makes using an iPad extraordinary.
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Simple to use creative App helping your child to construct their own submarine and launch it into the ocean!
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Find the animal, colour, shape or object from the selection or play the Matching Game...perfect for toddlers, young children and special needs teaching.
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A perfect App for toddlers learning to identify animals, vehicles and their accompanying sounds.
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Excellent drawing App with a playback feature that allows you to watch how you created your picture stage by stage.
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Monster Physics engages children in building machines and contraptions that work!
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The European Southern Observatory presents 100 images from the Hubble Space Telescope.
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Excellent game with 5 skill levels for learning to read, spell and recognise letters all while having fun building an launching your custom designed rocket!
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This well known and much loved book is sensational, making great use of iPad Technology!
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This is a colourful and lively educational App for toddlers with colour, size, letter and shape recognition as well as simple counting, puzzles and reward stickers.
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Learning maths have almost never been so much fun!
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Join Bobo, the friendly robot on a journey to explore light, in it's various forms. Perfectly balanced between information and interactivity, holding the attention of even your young child.
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Adorably cute children's 'peek a boo' book that teaches your toddler or young child to count from 1-10 as they find the hidden animals.
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A colourful interactive simplistic alphabet App for toddlers featuring Upper Case, Lower Case, Phonics, Music and Sound for optimal learning.
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Excellent first reading App covering letters, words and phonics for toddlers & young children
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Fun interactive App with 4 cool characters to help learn the alphabet in enjoyable and engaging ways
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Developed by a speech pathologist, this App helps your child to understand the SEQUENCE of everyday events.
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Create, launch & fly your own rocket! Perfect App for toddlers and younger children.
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With 9 main learning categories and 9 sub-categories within each, your child has a huge range of learning opportunities presented in a fun and exciting way.
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Magical Music Box enhances every young child's experience of iPad!
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Well thought out and beautifully illustrated with excellent features - top class App! This App is excellent for children and adults! (It gave me a refresher for sure.)
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This app caters for young children just learning to recognise coins right up to older children using it for more advanced counting. Learn to recognise and count foreign coins.(18 currencies are included.)
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This app is fabulous covering all aspects of learning to tell the time. it suits beginners through to advanced. Well thought out with every possible variation and beautifully illustrated with excellent features - top class App in every way!
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A wonderful app filled with great quality graphics to make your own pages and albums - fun for all the family!
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Noah 360 is of the highest quality, totally engaging, with a great message!
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Great app for project work, home schooling and learning in general, 5 stars as I would expect from a great publisher like National Geographic!
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An interactive particle app that responds to your touch creating delightfuly colourful and visually stunning images.
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Our Favourite Jack and the Beanstalk App. Fun, beautiful, re-engaging!!
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Cute little book about a lizard who wants to relax in the sun undisturbed...
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Great introduction to language and puzzle solving in a pirate story setting!
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Educational Puzzle Games for kids...
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Create hundreds of different vehicles for hours of fun and imagination!
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Sculpt in 3D with this wonderfully designed and engaging iPad App!
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Our all time favourite drawing app, this one has it all!
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Brilliant, beautiful digital trees, just how you want them, watch them grow!
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Feed the monster candy in this lighthearted yet challenging physics game.
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Fun way to learning engineering, gravity, cause & effect!
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This is a fun way to learn both letters for younger children, and words for older ones!
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