5 Apps to Kick-start Your Morning Routine (Tip 6 of 31)
Making morning routines fun!
This back to school tip aims to tackle many people’s LEAST favorite topic – mornings! For many parents and children, with and without special needs, getting up and going in the morning can be a challenge. Here are five parent-tested apps you can use to kick-start your back to school morning routine, improve organization, and increase your child’s overall independence.
Getting started in the morning is a lot easier when you get the amount of rest needed! This night routine book helps you and your child get to sleep on time so you can get up in the morning.
This app uses “sunrise stimulation” to help you wake gradually and ease into your morning routine. You can also incorporate soothing sounds such as rain or birds.
A wonderful tool for children who struggle with their morning routine. This is a great app to increase student independence. The app is sequential helping students who need a routine and have difficulty transitioning.
Swackett Jr. is a visual weather report designed for young people. Our users found it very helpful with decision-making and building independence. Children were able to open the app by themselves, read the daily weather and use it to choose the appropriate clothing to wear. Parents and caregivers appreciate that it lightens their daily workload.
Choiceworks is a customizable app for helping children complete daily routines and tasks, for understanding and controlling feelings and to help improve their patience.
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