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Special Stories: Autism & Down Syndrome Education for Android

Developer's Description

Award-winning app turning screen time into an active learning experience by creating engaging social stories. A perfect tool for visual storytelling designed to break learning down into small steps.

Transforming lives in 100+ countries, Special Stories supports childrens communication and language skills, as well as making progress with their education and personal development.

Areas of Development

Improve sight-reading skills

Promote language acquisition

Improve listening and spoken language

Develop writing skills

Encourage word, pictures and sound recognition

Help with social skills

Endless Possibilities with Special Stories

Explain step-by-step tasks

Create social stories and visual schedules

Share information between home and school, with distant family and friends

Teach academic and social skills

Make photo albums about vacations and special events

Personalize to Suit Abilities

Use your own photographs to create unique books to keep and share

Add your own text to progress from single words to short phrases and longer sentences

Include personalized audio to bring stories to life

Tap or automatically advance stories to the next page

Use at home, school and in speech therapy sessions

Share Your Stories

Copy content to and from the app on another phone or tablet

Exchange stories using Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dropbox, Google Drive or email

Print stories directly or send as PDF

Transfer content to and from our Special Words app to extend the learning process

Accessible For All

Choice of fonts, including OpenDyslexic and our own Special Letters with easy to read characters, plus a large text option

Speak Your Language

User interface provided in 18 languages: Albanian, Catalan, Croatian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian

Create a story in any language, a great way to support multilingual children, as well as to teach English as an additional language

Why Our Apps Are Different

Visually clear and simple, with no distracting backgrounds or noises

Tested and recommended by Down syndrome and ASD experts and organizations around the world

No in-app purchases, pop-up ads or user tracking

Developed in collaboration with parents, professionals and teachers of children with special educational needs

Part of the Special iApps Family

Special iApps is a multi-award-winning non-profit social enterprise with a worldwide reputation for creating educational apps for those with learning disabilities and additional needs, as well as in early years education. They initially created apps to teach their youngest son William, who has Down syndrome and autism, now they support children in 100+ countries and 27+ languages.

Discover more of our apps on Google Play or visit

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.9.1


Release November 6, 2019
Date Added November 6, 2019
Version 1.9.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 4.1 and up


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