Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Zach...an iPad....and a little "Joy"

I can't begin to tell you how much Zach loves the new iPad!  There are so many amazing apps that are completely FREE and so great for kids with autism.   I'm telling you....if I win that Mega Millions Jackpot for $330 million tonight there will be LOTS of autistic kids getting and iPad!  :-)

Zach taught himself to play the piano when he was in elementary school.  He started with a simple rendition pretty awesome rendition of The Star Spangled Banner!  Whew!   It's amazing to hear him sit down and play things he's heard like theme songs from video games...jingles from the radio, etc.  He just picks it out and plays it by ear.

I downloaded an app called "Virtuoso" for the iPad and he loves it.  Here's a little snipit of what he was playing this afternoon.  I guess he's still in the holiday spirit.  At the end I can tell he's mimicking the bells that he's heard in a popular version we've listened to.  So cool!

Enjoy!


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3 comments:

  1. Absolutely awesome job Zach!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I so enjoy your blogs! I have a friend interested in apps that are especially good for kids with autism. Can you tell me where to find them?

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