TOBY Playpad

App Review
Additional Description

Toby Playpad is a therapist designed app aimed at supporting home therapy with inbuilt support and education for parents. The app provides parents with information about Autism and how to support learning. The app introduces on iPad tasks to complete and then provides suggestions for how to transfer the skills to real world activities to generalise learning. The results from the activities are analysed by the app developers to provide data for parents, teachers or therapists. The app provides recommendations of activities to complete based on the parents goals and the child’s results on tasks.

Format iPad
Age Range early primary, late primary
Motivators noise/auditory, visual, verbal praise, tangible
Curriculum/Goal Areas literacy, personal social
Evidence-based Intervention Individual Supports, Highly Structured Supports, Autism Specific Content, Supported Transitions, Family Involvement
Targeted Skills TOBY’s syllabus targets your child's development in key areas: social skills, language, sensory discrimination and cognitive skills.
Great For

Educating parents and providing them with strategies for creating learning opportunities with their child.

This app also encourages parents to take the iPad based activities in to a ‘real life’ setting.

Providing parents with information related to Autism and an activity based syllabus targeting key learning to work through with their child.

Please Consider

The app automatically works through a syllabus to select goals and activities. Check how appropriate the activities are for your child as they are automatically selected based on feedback from the app. This option can altered in the app settings by unlocking the syllabus but once this is selected it cannot be rest to automatically choose activities. Families using Tobyplay can seek support and training from Autism West (

Generalise Skills and Knowledge

This app includes activities that work to generalise the skills learnt as a part of the curriculum.

Use the pointers provided in the app to help you build more learning opportunities in to your child’s day.

Developer: Autism West

Price: 39.99 AUD

TOBY Autism Therapy - On Screen & Real World Play Based Interactive Activites

Customer ratings: (10 ratings)
Category: Education, Health & Fitness
Languages: English
Rated: 4+

Updated: 23.06.2012
Version: 1.5.3
Size: 292.94 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

The TOBY (Therapy Outcomes By You) early intervention app has been designed to teach parents how to easily embed autism therapy into their daily routine. The play based activities are aimed at children with autism with a developmental age of a 2-4 year...

Screenshots TOBY Autism Therapy - On Screen & Real World Play Based Interactive Activites for iPad