The UDL Educational Technology Guide 2019-2020: Technology for Special Education

John F. O'Sullivan

Section 12 Language Games

Real Vocabulary Pro

The app has three games and even keeps score.

Otsimo | Special Education ABA “Autism & Speech Therapy Games”

This app is a subscription service that teaches a number of basic skills to various special needs populations. According to the iTunes page, it is for learning disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism, and down syndrome.” The app gets good ratings. The app has a number of games to choose from.

Secret Mission Articulation for Speech Therapy

You have to guess a word and you are given some of the letters. It is a game that forces you to practice the sounds.

Mad Libs

The classic game turned app is always fun to play.

10 Ways - a Social Skills Game

Jeopardy and many other games meet social skills with this app.

Fun English | Learn English

This app teaches English language skills to preschools up to about ten years of age. This app gets very good reviews. Students learn English by playing games.


These are animals that talk to you and tell a story along with an app on a tablet. You have to watch a video to get it. It looks like a lot of fun.


Jeopardy Labs

You can make your own Jeopardy game to study for a test.

Jeopardy Rocks

You can build your own Jeopardy game with this website.

Language Adventures

This app teaches basic language in the form of a game. The game can help to engage students while teaching the basics sounds.


Frog Game 2 - sounds for reading

This fun game app teaches the basic sounds needed for reading.

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