Little Star Conversation Story
By Little Star Early Learning Pty.Ltd.
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Conversation skills are important for the development of friendships and social groups as well as the development of cognitive skills such as memory, self-awareness and problem solving. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may have a few obstacles in the development of conversation therefore, it is important for children with ASD to learn that having a conversation can be enjoyable. It can mean they get to talk about their special interests but also learn that other people have special interests too.
The research tells us that kids with ASD are great visual learners so using stories to teach conversation skills is an effective way to break through the barriers and make lasting change. When we talk to families about what makes it hard for them to sit down and write a good story to help teach their kids new skills like having a conversation, they mostly say the time factor but it is also knowing what to write that is a major factor too.
Based on this, Little Star Early Learning decided to make a conversation story app that takes the guesswork out for families. The Conversation Story is already written for you - you just need to tailor it to suit your child's individual needs.
Features include the ability to insert photos from your camera or album (use iPad square photo setting for best integration with pdf and visual supports-see below), edit your text, record audio, edit saved stories (up to 8 stories), and share stories in PDF format via email.
With the added bonus of being able to share your story via email you can send copies to preschool or school as well as easily make photo visual supports and schedules. You can also make up to 8 stories in case you wanted to address more than one skill.
The App also has its own tips section to with some extra information on helping your child develop their conversation skills and we have included some app extras on our website to help you along the way too. Note: these apps are not just for kids with ASD! Friends and family have also told us they would love to use them with their neuro-typical children too!
By using a story and visual supports, your child can learn the basic scaffold of a conversation and be able to apply it to a variety of topics and settings.
For more information see our website www.littlestarearlylearning.com
What's New in Version 2.1
iPad Air update - audio feature fixed
iPad all models - use of Apostrophe fixed
Warning! Little Star Stories work by creating the stories on your local device. This means that you don't have to login to our server or need the internet to access your stories. This also means that you will lose pictures from your current stories when you update. You can email yourself the story so you have a PDF version on file and then you have an option to recreate it later on or you can postpone updating until you have faded out the current story.
As a father of a child with autism, I can say, us can do this on your own...not very useful..you have to create all data..don't buy it
- Category: Education
- Updated: Jul 26, 2014
- Version: 2.1
- Size: 3.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: LITTLE STAR EARLY LEARNING PTY. LTD.
- © 2013 Little Star Early Learning Pty. Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.