Although the information on the left states that this app is available in all languages, it is only presented in English.
This Buddy Bear app is based on the perennially popular Buddy Bear software and storybooks that have a strong following among speech-language pathologists and educators. The app uses these research-based techniques to improve communication skills in children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities:
•simple, predictable language
•cheerful, calming narration
•story-based learning applicable to a variety of skills
Each themed story teaches nine associations:
•Buddy Bear Helps Mama—e.g., mop & bucket, pillow & bed, and more
•Buddy Bear Has Fun—e.g., baseball & bat, computer & mouse and more
•Buddy Bear Likes Animals—e.g., bird & nest, dog & bone, and more
•Buddy Bear Gets Ready for School—e.g., toothpaste & toothbrush, socks & shoes, and more
•Buddy Bear Goes on a Picnic—e.g., salt & pepper, bread & butter, and more
Once you start the app, tap on one of the five stories. Back, forward, and repeat arrows provide easy screen navigation. Children choose the correct answer with an easy one-tap response. Correct responses are reinforced with animation, sound effects, and a friendly “Good job!”
Support for iOS 11
Ratings and Reviews
SLP top rating
My kiddos with AU love this app and it elicits great opps for speech!
Good but not with the high price
Not enough questions for the price you pay. Would also be nice to have a second part with a different format such as matching the associations. I also placed the random sort mode but can't get that to work. overall, I like this app but won't be purchasing other Buddy Bear apps unless they go on sale.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.