Top 10 Apps for Cause and Effect

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This webinar gives a quick look at some great apps to teach cause and effect to students in your classroom; no matter how old or what ability level! Cause and effect is an important skill to help engage and interact with students; helping them to learn to make things happen on their iPad screen in fun and motivating ways. Working on cause and effect consistently may improve a student’s engagement and touch skills to help them move forward in choice making and communication. Some fun apps for play, art and music are included, with a range of skills considered, from touching anywhere on the screen to apps that help student to touch particular targets on the iPad screen.

Valuable websites to explore in this area include:

Sensory App House


  1. Collection of Sensory apps:
  2. Collection of Peekaboo apps:
  3. Help Kidz Learn apps:
  4. Collection of ART-related apps:
  5. Collection of MUSIC-related apps:
  6. Collection of Targeted Touch apps:

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About Amanda Hartmann

Amanda is a Speech Pathologist with over 17 years experience. She has worked within educational settings, as an Inclusive Technology Consultant with Spectronics , and currently focuses her time on her busy private practice.

Amanda is a Key Word Sign/Makaton Presenter, an official Proloquo2Go trainer and an official expert TBoxApps Trainer for Therapy Box. She is also a certified Apple Trainer and regularly runs iPad workshops to help schools integrate iPad technology into the classroom, for all learners.

Amanda has a special interest in supporting and developing communication, literacy and learning for a wide range of diverse learners, often through the use of visual tools, sign language and technology. She has spent many years providing therapy support and teacher/parent training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for students with complex communication needs, due to disabilities such as: Cerebral palsy and other Physical impairments, Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Intellectual Impairment, Angelman Syndrome, Rett Syndrome and others. She also has specialist knowledge to support the literacy learning of students with learning difficulties, language impairments and other diverse learning needs. She is passionate about providing interactive and engaging presentations to educators, parents and therapists.

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