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Award-Winning Special Education Apps

Educational apps specially designed to support children with special educational needs, including autism and Down syndrome.

Helping children with special educational needs to reach their full potential

Developed in collaboration with parents, teachers and speech and language specialists, our apps enable errorless learning, in small steps, without distractions.

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The Dean family at the palace receiving Bev's MBE

The Story Behind Special iApps

Beverley and Colin Dean founded Special iApps in 2011 after they couldn't find the apps they needed to teach their younger son William, who has Down syndrome and autism.

Several years later, Special iApps are supporting children worldwide in 100+ countries and 27+ languages. 

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Support Remote Learning

"At the beginning of lockdown I was really struggling to get my daughter to do anything school related. From the very first time we switched on Special Word she was really keen to try. The app is very intuitive and easy for her to use."

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Our Awards

Bett Awards Finalist 2019Bett Awards Finalist 2018Educational App Store 5 Star AwardFundamentally Children Good App Guide Recommended


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