From the Autism Society Web site….New visual teaching tool from Model Me Kids
Model Me Kids® recently introduced a new visual teaching tool for helping children learn to navigate challenging locations in the community: Model Me Going Places™, an application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The app contains photo slideshows of children modeling appropriate behavior in various community locations, such as the:
The app is based on locations included in the Model Me Going Places DVD, the latest addition to the Model Me Kids social skills training series for children with autism and Asperger Syndrome (expected release date for the DVD is March 2010).
Users can touch the forward and back buttons to move through the photos one by one, or simply press a slideshow button to advance photos automatically. A home button brings users back to the navigation menu where they can choose their next destination. The app also includes audio narration (English) and descriptive text for each photo.
Download the free app at the Apple store or to learn more, visit http://www.modelmekids.com.