Apps

LearningRx Reviews Sugar Blast App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun and very colorful candy-gathering app might seem like a kid’s game, but it’s actually really fun for adults too! Brain Benefits: visual processing, logic & reasoning, attention What I love: The graphics on this game are really bright and colorful, which makes it appealing to any age.… read more

LearningRx Reviews Word Hookup App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun word-building app challenges you to connect letters with paths to make words—but you have to take a path that covers the entire board! Brain Benefits: visual processing, sound blending, segmenting, logic & reasoning, attention What I love: This game goes beyond the standard “rearrange the letters to… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Word Trip App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun app provides on-the-go fun for word lovers. Just stich together the letters to form words of varying lengths. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention, sound blending, segmenting What I love: My daughter (14) is addicted to this game. One night she asked me to help… read more

LearningRx Reviews Sudoku.com App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: The classic Japanese puzzle game is now available in the form of an app. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention, processing speed What I love: I’ve always loved Sudoku because it’s surprisingly simplistic but also challenging. My dad used to mail me the Sudokus from his local… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Puzzle Fuzzle App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Part Picasso part MacGuyver, this app has you solve puzzles by disassembling pictures and reassembling the pieces to create the named object. Brain Benefits: logic & reasoning, visual processing, attention What I love: There are 324 levels to this game so you’re bound to hit some good challenges, but… read more

LearningRx Reviews the DuoLingo App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free language-learning apps uses simple tutorials to improve your communication skills and learn basic words and phrases. The app helps you practice speaking, reading, listening and writing in other languages. Brain Benefits: sound blending, segmenting, attention, visual processing, memory, auditory processing What I love: There’s a free version… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Happy Glass App

Reviewed by Katie What it is: [Apple Store Description] The glass is sad because it’s empty. Your job is to draw a line to make the glass filled up with liquid and smile again! Try to find the best way to complete each level. You can come up with your own solution so be creative and don’t… read more

LearningRx Reviews Wordscapes App

Reviewed by Katie What it is: [Apple Store Description] Get the incredibly addicting word game that everyone is talking about! Starts off easy but gets challenging fast. Can you beat the game? This modern game combines the best of word searching and crosswords for tremendous brain challenging fun! Brain Benefits: sound blending, sound manipulation, sound analysis, segmenting, auditory… read more

LearningRx Reviews the Words Without Friends App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: If you love the app Words With Friends but didn’t like waiting for your turn or getting beaten by people you know (or don’t know), this version lets you play the Scrabble-like game against bots. Brain Benefits: sound blending, segmenting, attention, visual processing, processing speed What I love: I… read more

LearningRx Reviews the New York Times Crossword Puzzle App

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Newspaper subscriptions have gone down significantly. If you’re one of the people that only got the New York Times for the crossword, you’re in luck! There’s an app for that! Brain Benefits: sound blending, segmenting, attention, visual processing, memory What I love: I love a good crossword puzzle and few… read more