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Special iApps C.I.C.

Special iApps is a social enterprise developing educational apps for children with special educational needs, including autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment and other learning disabilities. 

All our apps have a simple, uncluttered design, and can be configured and personalised to suit any child. They’re ideal to teach children at school, during speech therapy sessions, to support learning at home, or develop essential skills in daily life. 

Plus Editions:  

We have new Plus Editions of our apps: Special Words Plus and Special Stories Plus. All the benefits of our Standard Editions and more: 

  • 14-day free trial 
  • Login and use on any device (laptop or tablet) and can be used on any operating system including Windows and Chromebooks. 
  • 100+ free downloadable curriculum resources (new ones added weekly) 
  • Choose between monthly or yearly subscription   

Standard Editions: 

Special WordsAn invaluable app for visual learners to promote speech, language and communication through word-picture card matching activities 

Special Spelling: Help children to become confident with spelling with a range of activities to teach spelling patterns, letter sounds, understanding vowels and much more.

Special Stories: Create your own social stories all fully personalised with your own photos, text and audio. A great tool for home-school communication and Educational Health Care Plans. 

Special Sentences: Support emerging readers by encouraging sentence building, comprehension, and confidence in reading.

Special Numbers: Develop vital early number skills such as counting, matching, ordering and comparing, with activities easily adaptable for all abilities.

Match & Find: Help children train and improve children's auditory and visual working memory, as well as developing language and fine motor skills.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Beverley Dean
Contact Position
Special iApps Website

Where to go


As we develop apps that are directly downloadable onto devices, we don't use a venue. Our registered business address is:

Portland House

Belmont Business Park




Other Details


All pricing information can be found on our website, the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore.


Referral required
Other notes

We cater to parent/carers, Teachers, occupational health professionals and anyone who knows a young person who could benefit from extra educational help. 

For more information for who we are, what we do and how we can help you, visit or email us at

Last updated on 11/06/2021
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