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LearningRx Reviews Word Collect App

Word Collect Review

Word Collect App for iPhone and Android Review Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This free app offers word puzzle games that get progressively more difficult with each level. Just swipe to select letters in any director to form the hidden words based on how many letters you’re shown. Brain Benefits: Segmenting, logic & reasoning,… read more

LearningRx Reviews a Life of Logic App

Life of Logic Review

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: This fun, free app is similar to sudoku but uses only two types of tiles (e.g., Os and 1s or two different colors). There are only 3 simple rules and it’s oddly satisfying and fun for such a simple game! Brain Benefits: Planning, logic & reasoning, attention, visual processing… 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 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 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 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

LearningRx Reviews Word Solitaire App

Reviewed by Wendy  What it is: The best way to describe this free award-winning app is “Klondike solitaire but with letters.” You start by dragging letters onto one another to arrange them into words. Then you flip over the card underneath it to expose another letter. You also need to use the provided letters (the… read more

LearningRx Reviews Blitz 21

Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Before you think I’m advocating gambling, let me clarify that this is really more of a free math-training app. In fact, the app’s description even says, “It’s a perfect way to practice your blackjack skills, train your brain or just pass the time.” Brain Benefits: processing speed, math computations,… read more

Flippin Discs

LearningRx Reviews Flippin Discs Smart Phone App Reviewed by Wendy What it is: Describing itself as a “fun and easy-to-play arcade game for adults,” Flippin Disc is a free app that has you clicking on colored discs before they fall into the grinder. Brain Benefits: processing speed, visual processing, attention What I love: This is a fast-paced,… read more