Autism 5-Point Scale

App Review
Additional Description

An app to help individuals identify, manage and communicate their emotions. This app can also be customised for specific potential emergency situations, e.g., “I need my medication”, or “I have lost my mum her phone number is….”

Format iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
Age Range under school, early primary, late primary, high school, adult
Curriculum/Goal Areas ethical behaviours, personal social
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Behaviour Management, Family Involvement
Targeted Skills Coping and management strategies in high anxiety or emergency situations.  
Great For

A child who may require a simple to use method of communicating an emergency or an increase in anxiety or frustration.
Can support an individual to learn to recognise their own signs of escalation and identify strategies to self-calm.

Please Consider

Your child will need to be taught how to use the app when they are calm so that they are able to use it proficiently in stressful situations.

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

It is an important life skill for children to be able to communicate their emotions/anxiety levels and know how to manage them. This app can be a starting point and an opportunity to open the conversation about what can we do to make ourselves feel calm and safe.

Developer: Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

Price: free

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

Autism 5-Point Scale EP

Customer ratings: ( ratings)
Category: Education, Health & Fitness
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 05.10.2011
Version: 1.2
Size: 26.09 MB
Requirements: iPhone3GS-iPhone-3GS, iPadWifi-iPadWifi, iPad3G-iPad3G, iPodTouchThirdGen-iPodTouchThirdGen, iPhone4-iPhone4, iPodTouchFourthGen-iPodTouchFourthGen, iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPhone4S-iPhone4S, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPhone5-iPhone5, iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPhone5c-iPhone5c, iPhone5s-iPhone5s, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPhone6-iPhone6, iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen, iPhone6s-iPhone6s, iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE, iPhone7-iPhone7, iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

The Autism Help App assists individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other disabilities to communicate and regulate in emergency situations. Using the book: The Incredible 5-Point Scale TM by authors Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis, AAPC...

Screenshots Autism 5-Point Scale EP

Screenshots Autism 5-Point Scale EP for iPad