How many of you out there have a favorite story or place and have imagined yourselves in it? I know I have…….The Secret Garden, in particular, was a favorite of mine and I can still visualize myself in the garden! My daughter, on the other hand, loved Jan Brett’s stories and illustrations. Well, with Kid in Story Book Maker, by Locomotive Labs, you can place yourself (or student/child) right into a story. Take a picture for the background and save to your photo file and then insert an additional picture of yourself or a child/student. Create the text and narration and you have a “Kid in Story”. A creative storybook app that allows for you to place ‘a kid’ right into any type of story! How to make Story For Teachers & Parents will guide you step by step when you open the app. Use LocoMotive Lab’s template “Faces I Make” to practice inserting pictures. The community library option allows you to send your story to the developer to be published for community viewing. Creating personalized visual stories has never been so much fun! Retell the stories of your family vacation by using those scenic pictures (without people) by quickly taking a “people” snapshot and inserting onto the page with Locomotive Labs’ image detection technology. Visual stories with narration have many uses for students/children that require extra support for tasks, unknown or unfamiliar situations, recalling and retelling experiences and all around expressive language. Jackie Bryla is a school based SLPA in California. Her experience includes working with transitional kindergarten through high school age students as well as the functional skills population in the public schools. She regularly presents iPad Training for California State University Sacramento, American River College, and San Joaquin Delta College speech and language programs. Jackie is also the founder of Act – Apps, Consulting, and Training. She is an app beta tester for educational app developers. Jackie is a board member for the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA) and is an active CSHA District 2 Advisory Committee member in the Sacramento area. Jackie received the outstanding SLPA for CSHA in 2012.