FirstWords: Animals is a pre-reading and spelling tutorial program for children with language, developmental or learning disabilities or autism spectrum disorder. This application (or app) is an interactive game that includes 45 animals with sounds. The app helps children develop fine motor skills and learn to recognize and match letters, learn the sounds letters make, learn the names of letters, and learn how to spell words. Difficulty level can be adjusted. The user interface has been tested with toddlers and young children and is designed specifically for little fingers. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Apple iOS 3.0 or later.