Tag Archives: children’s books
Owen and his communication device (iPad mini)

Our picnic adventure – an AAC tale

  I know I’m woefully behind on my AAC posts. I promise I will share our monthly word lists with you as soon as I can…probably while the boys are in camp and I work on putting more vocabulary in Owen’sĀ app. Despite the fact that I’m behind on that too Owen has continued to do […]

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Gorilla Band app

Gorilla Band app review (with video!) and giveaway

  If you do nothing else then make the time to watch the video of the Gorilla Band app in action at the bottom of this review – it’s got some footage of Oliver that is guaranteed to make you smile. You may be aware that I have recently written a few guest posts for […]

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If You Give A Mouse A Cookie: activities and a review of Special Stories app

  Edited to add two things: In response to the review the developer has dropped the price of the app from $19.99 to $13.99. I think this places it in the ‘must buy’ category if you have children with special needs or work with them. I also have two copies of the app to giveaway! […]

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Alina Chau Nursery Wall Art

Q&A with Alina Chau, the author and illustrator of ‘Pickle – the little bird who doesn’t tweet’

  I will soon be publishing a review of a new book app from StoryPanda, Pickle – the little bird who doesn’t tweet, together with a very special giveaway. In advance of the review however, I wanted to introduce you to both the book app and the person who created and illustrated it – Alina […]

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Things My Autistic Kids Love: Books

  I had drafted this post before we moved house as a guest blog for another site. As they decided not to run it, I’m sharing it here as one of my ‘Things my autistic kids love’ posts. My autistic kids love books and that’s a good thing, not something that needs to be suppressed. […]

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Great app deals: FIVE FREE book apps from StoryToys

  StoryToys have an awesome Summer Reading Offer starting tomorrow, July 25th, and running for one week. FIVE of their Grimm’s fairy tale story book apps will be dropped in price from $4.99 to FREE on the App Store and reduced by 80% on Google Play and Amazon. I like these book apps, not just […]

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Dog Trots Globe: iBook Review and Giveaway

This short but sweet little book would be a fun read for older children, anyone with a dog in the family and also those who enjoy either travel stories or love the region of Provence and it’s food. I would say it’s a must-buy if you have a Sheltie as a companion. Dog Trots Globe […]

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Shop Amazon at SBKM and support my blog at no extra cost to you!

  If you buy anything on Amazon you can now support this blog at the same time – at no cost to you! As most of you know, I lost my job in January and I provide all the financial support for my children who are both on the autism spectrum. I received a great […]

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Heidi – FREE app for Sept 17th plus a giveaway worth $200!

Heidi on the Alp, an app whose regular price will be $4.99, is FREE to download on Monday September 17th so grab it while you can and when you have a minute, rate it in iTunes. In conjunction with AppAble and Smart Apps for Kids, you can also enter a giveaway to win one of […]

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Book review – Adventures of One Sock: My Pal Rodger

  Summary: My Pal Rodger is a lovely story with gorgeous illustrations and I recommend it for reading with your kids. I think they’ll get a real kick out of the “dog vs. boy” plot with a happy ending, and that it will spark some great discussion about pets (and autism as well, if you’re […]

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