Gamified Science Apps for Neurodiverse Brains

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Gamified Science Apps for Neurodiverse Brains

In today’s episode, host Meryl Van Der Merwe interviews homeschooling mom And Clark about two gamified science apps she uses with her neurodiverse kids — Brilliant  and TytoOnline. These gamified science apps make science interactive and engaging for both neurodiverse and neurotypical students. Brilliant offers supplemental math and science courses while Tyto is a 3D video game focused on middle and high school science.


  • Offers math, science, computer science courses and puzzles
  • Pay monthly or annually
  • Has free preview available
  • For advanced middle school and high school students

Tyto Online

  • 3D science video game for middle and high school students
  • Costs $5/month for first child, $4/month for additional children
  • Includes courses on cells, ecology, earth systems, etc.
  • Students create avatars and conduct virtual experiments

You can find Andi at


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