Sensory differences are at the heart of many of the everyday challenges that face children and adults with autism. The National Autistic Society has great information on how the senses work, the difficulties faced by those with autism, and who and what can help:
But an iPad can also help, with scheduling and using a sensory diet, and with ideas. I hope to develop a list of useful sensory apps, and here is a review of the first one:
Could an iPad help your child too?
If you live in Britain, simply collect 165 old mobile phones and the Manchester-based charity Hearts and Minds will exchange them for a new iPad.
Website: : heartsandmindsphones.co.uk/