The Social Express

App Review
Additional Description

This app uses animated characters to explain a variety of social interaction concepts, such as working out what other are thinking about by following their gaze and using body positioning to support engagement with others.

Format iPad
Age Range under school, early primary, late primary
Motivators verbal praise
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy, ICT, ethical behaviours, personal social
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Behaviour Management
Targeted Skills Understanding the social curriculum
Great For

Repetition of concepts with multiple interactive examples and tasks.
Further teaching on error.
A number of user profiles can be created so that different individuals can work through the levels at their own speed

Please Consider

The app is designed as a discussion tool between an individual and a support partner.
Each lesson needs to be worked through in order.
The app has 2 levels aimed at different levels of social skills and learning.

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

The app provides some great examples of concepts the individual is likely to see in their daily environment. Provide support for the user to identify some of the concepts with people they meet in the community. For example, identifying what people may be thinking about by what they are looking at. Refer back to the instructions given in the app when the individual demonstrates some difficulty with a concept in their everyday life.

Developer: The Language Express, Inc

Price: free

The Social Express II

Customer ratings: (5 ratings)
Category: Education
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 29.06.2014
Version: 6.5
Size: 108.02 MB
Requirements: iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi, iPad23G-iPad23G, iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen, iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G, iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen, iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G, iPadMini-iPadMini, iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G, iPadAir-iPadAir, iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular, iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina, iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular, iPadAir2-iPadAir2, iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular, iPadMini3-iPadMini3, iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular, iPadMini4-iPadMini4, iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular, iPadPro-iPadPro, iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular, iPadPro97-iPadPro97, iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular, iPad611-iPad611, iPad612-iPad612, iPad71-iPad71, iPad72-iPad72, iPad73-iPad73, iPad74-iPad74

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The Social Express® is engaging, educational curriculum for children and young adults with social learning challenges. The curriculum is designed to teach users how to think about and manage social situations, helping...

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