Touch-Shapes offers a visual-based approach to help children who are at the first stage of learning about shapes. Specifically designed for children who may have difficulty learning to talk and to read, such as those with autism, Down syndrome, and other visual learners. Cause and effect: touch the picture to see and hear the word. Includes 12 shapes, with matching written and spoken words in 9 languages: English (US and UK), Catalan, Croatian, French, German, Norwegian, Polish and Spanish, and choice of lower or upper case letters. Designed for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Contains no ads, in-app purchases or external links, collects no data, and doesnt require an Internet connection. For switch users, the app has built-in support for simple switch control using most Bluetooth and USB switches.Designed to be used alongside the other apps in our Touch series, including Touch-Words, Touch-Colors, and Touch-Numbers. Children can then progress to our highly configurable and easily personalized follow-on apps, including Special Words and Special Numbers.Special iApps is a multi-award-winning nonprofit social enterprise that specializes in creating apps for those with learning disabilities and additional needs.