123 Token Me App

By Brittany Lehane April 1, 2015

I’ve chosen to write about one of my favorite apps for working with kids on the spectrum in honor of Autism Awareness month in April. 123 Token Me is an app that makes interactive token boards. I love this app because it’s very easy to use and really motivates kids. You can quickly make changes to the boards which is important when you’re working with a student and have to change the plan on the fly. There is a lite version for $0.99 which lets you try it out and make one board. The full version is $9.99 and allows users to make an unlimited number of boards. It also comes with more token options than the lite version. Find it in the App Store here.

What is a Token Board?

For anyone who is unfamiliar, token boards are behavior modification tools that allow a student to earn a reward for demonstrating positive behaviors over a set period of time. The reward is set ahead of time and can be chosen by the student. Token boards are great because they focus on the positive and give praise for student’s success, rather than focusing on negative behaviors.

Customized Token Board

Customized Token Board

Using 123 Token Me

Setting up a token board on the app is really easy. You start by writing your student’s name and a goal for them to work on. In my example I wrote “using your words when upset” to be our goal. You can also add a picture of them which my students really enjoy. To set up the board, you’re given a wide selection of background colors and token images. The lite version offers the following tokens: superheroes, cookies, soccer balls, smiley faces, or stars. The full version comes with even more options. You select how many tokens are needed to get the reward. They also have a big library of pictures to use as rewards including common food items and activities like music, reading, TV, art, and toys. Again, you can add your own picture which is great if your student has a specific toy or item they want as their reward.

Reward options to remind students what they can earn

Reward options to remind students what they can earn

The app is totally customizable and comes with various options in settings. You can choose different sounds for when you get a token, when the timer goes off, and when they have earned all of the tokens. The app also comes with the features of a calendar you can add events into and a notes section for each student.

Student Panel for adding notes or behaviors

Student Panel for adding notes or behaviors

The classrooms I work in utilize the board multiple times a day. The teachers reset the board after the student has earned all of their tokens. I use it within my sessions to help students work on their expected behaviors and decrease problematic behaviors. As I mentioned before, my students are really motivated to use the app because of the interactive tokens and pictures. When you click on a token to show the student has earned it, it makes a sound and performs an action. Once the student has earned all of the tokens, it makes another sound (you can change this in settings) to show they have earned their reward. Check out this fun app now! Sign up for our mailing list here to stay updated with our latest therapy tips, app announcements, and blog posts.  Don’t forget to follow us on TwitterPinterest, and like us on Facebook!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Create your FREE Account to Access Our Social Learning Tools

  • Download Unlimited Worksheets
  • Play Our Social Learning Games
  • Create & Share Your Own Worksheets
  • Save Your Favorite Worksheets In One Place

Everyday Speech Social Skills Videos
What you get

Unlimited Access to Our Entire Library
More than 240 videos (and growing)

A Unique Lesson For Every Video
Companion Worksheets

New Videos Released Every Month
You Pay One Price, Forever


Completely Free for 30 Days
Cancel Anytime


Introducing School Year Subscriptions

Get a subscription for the rest of the school year for just !

Our prorated subscriptions provide users with a subscription through the second half of the 2017-2018 school year, done in one easy payment.

To get a quote emailed to you, fill out the following form:

Prorated Subscription Form
School / District / Practice*
First Name*
Last Name*
No. of licenses NeededIf not sure, put a range.

Sending in a PO? Include the following:

  • Quantity of licenses - 1 user per license
  • Email address of end user(s)
  • Desired Start Date of the Subscription
  • Email or fax number for invoice

Send your purchase order to:

Still have questions? Want a custom quote for a bulk order?
Contact Us

A Three Pronged Approach to Social Learning

Video Modeling

Learn basic social and communication skills through direct modeling of target behavior. Each focusing on a single skill, Modeling Videos provide guided practice and repetition to build the foundation for social learning.

video modeling

Social Skills in Action

Understand others' perspectives, emotions, and thoughts with in-depth lessons teaching the application of social skills and the cause-and-effect of actions. Teaching targeted skills using contrasting behaviors and thought bubbles, Social Skills in Action videos provide opportunities for deeper understanding.

social skills in action


Apply learned skills by completing tasks designed to help identify emotions, actions, and cause-and-effect across a variety of contexts. Activities promote real life social interactions and problem solving skills.

interactive games