Mac OS X Jaguar is a computer operating system with built-in keyboard modification, mouse emulator, screen magnification, speech synthesizer, visual beep indicator, voice input, and voice output programs, designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, or who have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. For users with low vision, this operating system provides a Zoom display option that uses the Quartz rendering and compositing engine to magnify the contents of the sc
Mac OS X Command Sets for iListen, PlainTalk, and ViaVoice are software kits designed to enable users with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control applications in the Mac OS X Jaguar operating system (see entry) through voice input. There are different sets for 13 specific applications and three voice input programs: iListen from MacSpeech, PlainTalk from Apple, and ViaVoice from IBM (see separate entries). Applications for which command sets are available include BBEdit, i
Easy Access is a set of keyboard utilities built into the Apple Macintosh operating system that allow the user to modify the operation of the keyboard and mouse for individuals who have limited upper extremity mobility. The utilities are provided with the operating system at no additional cost. Sticky Keys is a feature that allows single-finger operation of the keyboard. With Sticky Keys turned on, the "modifier" keys (such as SHIFT) can be pressed before the key they modify, rather than at the
CloseView is a screen magnification program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This program magnifies all screen images, including text, graphics, menu bar, and the mouse cursor, from 2 to 16 times normal size. Working as an option on the Control Panel, the program also permits the screen display to be changed from black on white to white on black. The program can be turned on and off, and magnification levels can be changed by using combinations of the Control, Option, and other k
Birdhouse is a web and mobile based application for caregivers of people with Autism. Birdhouse is an Autism management platform designed for users to organize the important information related to the person with autism's care. Birdhouse enables the user to keep track of medications and supplements, therapies and therapists, and easily track behaviors and daily activities. Use Birdhouse to find correlations and patterns in everyday life so the user can see what’s helping and what needs to be c
Niki Talk is a mobile phone and computer application for children with autism, aphasia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, stroke or any disability that impairs the ability to communicate. Designed to be a customizable. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, available for iPad, iPhone and Android. Niki Talk plays an album, that is a collection of pictures (including related text and speech) customized to meet the users preferences. Pictures can be organized by categories (verbs, foods, drinks,
The Sign Me a Story Application for mobile phones and computers is a teaching tool for individuals learning sign language. The application teaches sign language and reading in story and video format. While reading or being read to, there are illustrations, animations and sound effects. The story can be read silently or read aloud.
My Life Skills Box is a mobile phone and computer application designed for children with developmental and learning disabilities. The application teaches everyday life skills such as showering, getting dressed, brushing teeth, and appropriate behavior in public and school environments.
Social skills –user will learn techniques to cope with different social situations and problem solving.
Playing with Functional Objects – user will learn how to use objects for play.
The application separates each
iReadWrite is a support app that helps struggling readers and writers of all ages read and write, especially those with dyslexia, dysgraphia, or other learning difficulties. This app, which runs on an iPad, does not require Wi-Fi or 3G access. iReadWrite offers Text-to-speech; Phonetic Spell Checker; Homophone and Confusable Word Checker; Word Prediction; Dictionary; Picture Dictionary; customizable background, text colors and fonts; and a choice of voices. With the iReadWrite, users can import
Behavior Breakthroughs is a mobile application designed for use by parents and caregivers of children and adults with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other related disorders. The simulation was created using game-based technology to provide an interactive environment in which parents and caregivers learn to effectively implement behavioral strategies and techniques. The simulation displays realistic 3D images of a virtual child engaging in challenging behaviors. The
Sensory Speak Up is a mobile and computer application designed for caregivers to help children learn to vocalize and make sounds. Speak Up can be used either through an internal or external microphone. It is visually reinforcing according to the volume and intensity of the users voice. Different activities either give a gross display of the volume or a short trail of volumes.
Say Hi iPad augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application is designed for users with limited movement or challenged dexterity. Allows users to use iPad for basic communication (wants, needs, emotions, etc.) without having to physically touch the iPad touchscreen. The program works by installing Say Hi! AAC on iPad and creating pages with groups of words or phrase boxes. A page can contain up to nine boxes and a box can have any combination of words, phrases, pictures, or recorded
HomeRoutines is an iPhone, computer and tablet application designed for users with attention deficit disorders. Create routine checklists, then complete them on chosen days of the week, with reminder notifications and a gold star for each completed task. User checklists can automatically reset - start fresh each morning, week, or month. Free online editing and syncing between devices.
This app uses your iPhone’s camera to detect your pulse from your fingertip. It operates on the concept similar a pulse oximeter. It is designed to help individuals monitor and keep track of their heart rate. User places the tip of index finger on the phone’s camera, and in a couple of seconds user's pulse will be shown. Instant Heart Rate will beep with pulse rate. A real-time chart will show every heart beat.
Pillboxie is an app designed to help users remember to take their medicine. Pillboxie allows the user to *visually* manage their medication. Pillboxie was designed and developed by a registered nurse. Scheduling a reminder is as easy as dropping a pill into a pillbox. This app will remind user to take medicine on time, even if device is asleep. No network connection required. Pillboxie can be used on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. User can customize meds with unlimited combinations of med
EyeReader is a unique reading magnifier that utilizes the LED light of the iPhone, providing a solution to the problem of reading small print in dark areas - like reading menus in restaurants. The LED light provides a bright light source which makes reading in low lit areas easy. EyeReader has a zoom capability by placing two fingers on the screen and then separating them to magnify the text the desired amount. Zoom in further by repeating the zoom.
The EyeReader application may be used for read
Silver Surf a Web Browser for the 50 plus demographic with Large Navigation Buttons, Dynamic Text Zoom, High Contrast Viewing and more.
The screen display has a high contrast mode with dynamic selection from toolbar. The user can organize and edit web bookmarks and search the web. There is a Dynamic Text Zoom now with button control. This app will work in both portrait and landscape modes. The user can show/hide the dynamic toolbar to increase the viewing area.
Park'n'Forget will help users avoid the hassle of huge car parks, parking tickets and the headache of "losing: the car. Once the Park’n’Forget app has been activated, user starts walking. The app will track users movements from car to work, next appointment or in an unfamiliar suburb and tell how long it will take to walk back to the car. This app has a built in map. The user can also add additional details regarding the location of where they parked their car (i.e. take a picture of the surr
AbleRoad is an Iphone or Ipad application designed for individuals with many types of disabilities who wish to know the accessibility of a location. AbleRoad allows the user to locate, rate and review accessible places near them. Rate accessibility of locations based on categories such as Mobility, Hearing, Sight, Cognitive. Ratings and reviews appear in the app and on the AbleRoad.com website for the entire AbleRoad community in user's area to use.
BigBrowser is an Internet browsing application designed for low vision users to more easily navigate the web on their iPads. Has extra large keyboard and controls, expanded pinch zooming, and multiple color themes make content easy to read. Features large navigation controls (double tap 'back' button to review browsing history, easy access to various color themes using sliding navigation access. Enhanced pinch zooming for greater magnification. Easy-to-read browsing history and favorites page.La
TapTapSee is a mobile camera application designed specifically for the blind and visually impaired iOS users. The app utilizes the iDevice’s camera and VoiceOver functions to photograph objects and identify them out loud for the user. TapTapSee enables the user to double tap on the device’s screen to photograph any two or three dimensional object at any angle, have it accurately analyzed and defined within seconds. The iDevice’s VoiceOver then speaks the identification audibly to the user. TapTa
P3 Mobile is a video-based telephone relay system for deaf and hard-of-hearing users to place and receive VRS and VP calls over a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection. The user has the option to be connected to an operator who then reads the messages to the recipient and transcribes their messages back to the user. In addition, the user also has the option to communicate and record a video message via sign for the recipient if they are not available. Updates to the P3 Mobile include faster sign
HearYouNow is a voice and sound amplifier designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a personal voice amplifier. Features include intuitive interface, high performance sound quality, using state of the art ExSilent filtering and amplification techniques.
The volume is adjustable per ear. The individual frequency sliders allow volume control for three frequency bands, tuned towards speech understanding. Wit
Kikitori Hearing Aid Application is a voice amplifier and voice recorder designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. The program allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a hearing aid. Sounds are picked up by the device’s microphone, amplified and processed in real time and sent to the user’s earphones or earbuds. Bluetooth compatible. Features sound adjustment controls and a noise filter.
Ariadne GPS is an app that meets the needs of the blind in an easy-to-use interface. Talking maps allow users to explore the world around them by moving their finger around the map. While exploring, crossing a street is signaled by vibration. It has a "favorites" feature, and can be used to announce stops on the bus or train. Rotating maps keep users centered, with territory behind the user on the bottom of the screen and what is ahead on the top portion. Available in multiple languages, Ariadne
The United States Treasury was careful to mint each coin with a unique size and edge. This way the value of each coin can be determined just by touch. Unfortunately, with paper money this is not the case. Before the iPhone, the visually impaired would have to rely on a sighted person to tell them the denomination of each paper bill, then they would employ a special fold or other tactile technique to remember. This is no longer necessary thanks to an application called LookTel Money Reader. Using
Voice Brief is a useful app for anyone, but for the vision impaired it is particularly helpful. With the touch of a button, Voice Brief reads a user's email, Twitter feed, weather, stock prices, RSS and Facebook feeds. This time-saving app is fully configurable and works efficiently. The voices are natural and clear. POWER: Apple Devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
For the visually impaired using headphones, Awareness! The Headphone App allows them to listen to headphones while also hearing the sounds of the environment. It uses the microphone to feed in noises as the user listens to music or use another app. Hear a car approaching or a doorbell ringing. POWER: Apple devices. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Glucose Buddy is a data storage utility for people with diabetes. Users can manually enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities. Then, the user can view all of entered data on a given glucosebuddy.com online account. POWER: Apple or Android Devices (must be Google Play or iTunes accessible). WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Bipolar Disorder Connect is an application designed for use by individuals with bipolar disorder to stay connected with a large growing community of people living with the same diagnosis. With Bipolar Disorder Connect mobile, you can follow discussions while on the go, ask your questions and add comments to posts. It's the place to discuss treatments, start conversations, and learn from others. Bipolar Disorder Connect empowers people living with bipolar disorder through sharing experiences and
Elevate is a brain training app designed for use by individuals wanting to improve their cognitive focus, speaking skills, processing speed, and more. Each user is provided with his or her own personalized training program that adjusts over time to maximize results.
The ZenAwake App is an iOS based alarm clock application that specializes in gently waking users up within the REM stages of sleep. This application is appropriate for many users, including those with sensory sensitivities, as well as issues with sound noise. ZenAwake utilizes low-frequency, progressive and multiphonic alarm sounds to wake users up when they are most rested.
Whizzimo is an IOS application that is designed to help teach individuals with dyslexia in reading and spelling. Whizzimo account is accessible on any tablet or computer. Move between devices without missing a step. Whizzimo is designed to support current instructional routine. Everything from the sound tiles' colors to the concepts covered are customization with just a few clicks. Whizzimo is equally effective when used on its own or alongside a current reading system.
Whizzimo works well on a
Pillboxie is a medication reminder application that allows a user to visually manage his or her medications. The app utilizes a simplified interface to keep users informed on their prescriptions. It also includes special features such as sending alerts even when a device is asleep, and allowing each pill's look to be customized to avoid dosage confusion. Additionally, the app can be used without an internet connection.
Voice Dream is an accessible communication and reading application designed for those with hearing impairments and/or communication disabilities. With text-to-speech features and a configurable screen layout, the app can be tailored to suit mulitiple reading styles from completely auditory to completely visual, plus synchronized combination of both. Voice Dream Reader supports reading PDF and Word documents, DRM-free EPUB and DAISY eBooks, Web pages and more. It's directly integrated with Booksh
Pill Monitor is an application designed to manage medications. Key features of the app include scheduling for each pill, reminders to take medication whether the app is in use or not, and a built in manager to document each medication's info, such as side effects, doctor prescribed dosage, etc. The application also allows a consumption log to be printed or emailed directly to your doctor. POWER: Apple products required. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Pill Prompter is a basic medication reminder application. Users are given many prompt options to take their medication, check their pill schedules, or even ignore a prompt if a pill is not needed at the reminder time. If a user chooses to snooze the alert, the application will send out a reminder later based on the adjustable snooze length. When prompted to take a medication, a click of the dosage button confirms that the medication was taken. If needed, one can check an earlier day in the week
Brighter and Bigger is a reading glasses application tool designed for those who have difficulty reading fine print and focusing on nearby objects due to presbyopia, eye illness, etc.
Tweri is a mobility tracking application, that allows the location of a person with Alzheimer's to be tracked.
Clevermind is an interactive application designed for seniors and people struggling with the cognitive impairments that accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Individuals can use the app to surf the Internet, connect with their loved ones and stay independently entertained while strengthening their cognitive proficiency. Key features of the app include a robotic assistant, MYIRA, voice command controls, large buttons and a magnified interface as well as quizzes and games for cognitiv
SoundNote is an app designed to help individuals who have trouble communicating orally, as it offers ways for augmentative and alternative communication such as vibrating and loud alarms and an easy to read calendar. It is available to download as an app on iTunes. After updating to iOS 7, SoundNote may be enabled in Settings / Privacy / Microphone. Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad. Version 2.5.1. Size 2.7 megabytes.
LANGUAGE: English, Dutch, French. German, Italian, Japanese, Kor
GoodReader 4 is an iTunes application that can help individuals with communication problems by organizing PDFs of very large size, TXT documents with high-resolution graphics and pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML files, and Safari web archives. Regarding audio and video files it is natively supported by IOS. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Version 4.3.0 offers a “WiFi only” option for scheduled Auto Sync in App settings. SIZE: 40.7 megabytes.
LANGUAGE: English only.
Flashcards deluxe are designed for individuals that use augmentative or alternative communication, as one of its features is text-to-speech or for those who need visual repetition to learn. The augmentative ways of communicating are a good way for people with learning disabilities to learn through repetition.Can be used offline as well. Create flashcards in a text editor or a spreadsheet, at Quizlet.com, or within the application. Can use a text editor or spreadsheet, to transfer flashcards into
iThoughts is a mindmapping tool for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that is designed for individuals who find it difficult to organize their thoughts and/or remember information, people with mental illness or learning disabilities, or visual learners. It enables the user to visually organize their thoughts, ideas, and information. SIZE: 35.9 Megabytes. LANGUAGE: English.
Readability is a mobile application that turns any Web page into a clean, customizable view for reading now or later. Articles can be saved and read at a later time, as well. This application is also a tool for the blind and vision-impaired, as documents can be audibly read aloud to a reader, via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Additionally, the reading speech can be altered as needed and articles can be shared. POWER: Apple or Android devices required. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the ma
The Logitech TrackMan Marble Mouse is a an optical trackball and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This trackball has a long, broad palm area and gentle curves to help keep the user's hand comfortable and supported, with an ambidextrous design for both right- and left-handed use. It has a stable base that stays in place and provides support. It has button controls that allow the user to move forward and backward surfing t
Money Equivalence is a money management and consumer skills tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to teach and reinforce the recognition of money and concepts relating to making change. The application contains 80 videos and is narrated with human-quality audio. One instance of Money Equivalence can be used on the same device by multiple people and administered by a therapist or care provider in a password-protected administration section. The administrator can
Predictable 4+ is a direct selection and scanning communicator program and a word prediction program. This Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) text-based mobile app is designed to help children and adults with communication or speech disabilities communicate via the app’s text-to-speech function. Predictable 4+ has an on-screen keyboard and offers word prediction and completion features. Based on letters the user has already typed in the message box, several different word predictio
EyeNote is a voice output and vibrating money identification program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application image recognition technology and a device's integrated camera to recognize bank notes and communicate their value to the user either verbally or through audible pulses. All current circulating Federal Reserve notes (U.S. paper currency) from 1996 forward can be recognized by the app, including $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 bills. In Spoken
Siri is a voice input program for people with visual, cognitive or fine motor disabilities or physical disabilities that prevent use of the touch screen or buttons on an Apple iPhone 4S. Siri permits the user to speak commands or questions into the iPhone’s built-in microphone, and the software will perform the task or provide the information requested. Siri can be used to send text message, enter events in the calendar, create reminders, place telephone calls, write and send email, check weathe
VoiceOver is a screen reader program for people who are blind or have low vision. VoiceOver is integrated into the Apple OS X operating system for Macintosh computers and the iOS operating system for iPhone and iPad tablet computers. On Macintosh computers, VoiceOver and OS X include built-in support for over 40 USB and Bluetooth braille displays, and it can support multiple braille languages. VoiceOver has standard gestures that can be used on a touchpad to navigate, switch windows or applica
AssistiveTouch is a touch screen navigation assistance program for people with fine motor or other physical disabilities that prevent a person from using the control gestures for the touch screen on an Apple iPhone or iPad. When activated, AssistiveTouch displays a menu that overlays the screen. The menu has single touch buttons that allow a user to replace commands that require certain physical actions, such as rotating the screen or shaking the device to “undo.” AssistiveTouch can be activated
Designed for people with weak mouth, tongue, and lip muscles and/or poor oral coordination, SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises is an app that contains videos illustrating cheek, tongue, palate, lip, and jaw exercises that help strengthen the oral musculature. SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises provides focused, effective rehabilitation. Because each exercise comes as an individual video, users can focus on just the exercises they need and repeat them as many times as they like.
Able AAC is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) mobile app designed for children and adults who have difficulty speaking or are unable to speak as a result of autism, aphasia, speech apraxia, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Motor Neuron Disease (MND), cerebral palsy, or Down syndrome. Able AAC allows the user to communicate in three different ways: In Simple interface, the user can select a picture to have the corresponding message appear in the message box and be spoken alo
Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p
Voice is an iPhone application that reads printed text aloud to individuals with visual impairments or dyslexia. When the user takes a picture of printed material using the smartphone’s built-in camera, Voice will use optical character recognition technology to detect the words and read them aloud. Designed for iOS 8, this interface will allow users to listen to books, documents, magazines and newspapers in a matter of seconds. Because it operates on book mode, Voice processes the next image as
The KNFB Reader is designed for use for individuals who are blind or have low vision. It converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button on the iPhone. Picture accuracy is facilitated by a Field of View Report, Automatic Page Detection, and Tilt Control. It allows users to capture pictures of virtually any type of printed text, including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos and
SnapType is an app designed for children with dysgraphia, poor grasping and fine motor skills who struggle with writing. Students can complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad or iPhone. With SnapType, students can take a picture of their worksheets, or import worksheets from anywhere on their device. They can then use their iOS device keyboard to add text to these documents and print, email, or share their creations.
Children’s Switch and Touch Progressions is a switch or touchscreen activity designed for children with cognitive & learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, and Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) who are learning to activate and when NOT to activate the switch/iPad. Music is the key reinforcement with animated scenes of life situations as the graphic elements. Many Skinner/behavioral prompts/features are built in, such as "Wait," "Stop, please," positive reinforcement, motivating operations, and oth
ICanEmail Online is a message service designed for children and adults with cognitive, visual, and physical challenges. It is “email-like” program but uses pictures and voice recording instead of text.
Spell-A-Word is a large-print, early academic program designed for use by beginning to advanced letter users. It uses an errorless learning method. Spell-A-Word works on identification, spelling, & word recognition (for reading). It works with an external keyboard, such as RJ Cooper’s Colored-Rows Big Keys, or any Bluetooth keyboard (or *any* USB keyboard). Scaffolding (as much help as needed but as little as possible) is embedded to help those with significant cognitive challenges. This
Talk Assist is designed for individuals with communication and speech disabilities associated with autism, developmental delays, developmental verbal dyspraxia, apraxia of speech and dysphasia (Aphasia) and a temporary interruption of expressive speech as a result of a virus. It is a free app using text to speech technology. Anything you type will be spoken out loud for others to hear. Phrases will be saved to a history and favorite phrases can be bookmarked for regular use.
Todo Number Matrix: Brain teasers, logic puzzles, and mathematical reasoning is designed for use by 6-8 year old students with learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyspraxia, and Down syndrome. Todo Number Matrix is designed to allow students practice math skills such as number sense, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The app includes games using matrices for practicing these skills. The matrices
Options: Languages available: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese
Size: 74.3 MB
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized
About My Day is designed for use by individuals with intellectual or cognitive disabilities. For example, an individual with an intellectual disability may attend a day program, go to school and spend weekends at home. About My Day could be used by support workers at the day program, an educational assistant at school and parents at home to make notes about how the individual is feeling, what activities he or she engaged in and anything else of which care team members should be aware.
Choiceworks is an app designed for use by children with communication, cognitive, or emotional disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) to help them complete daily routines and tasks. It can be used to help students understand and control their feelings and to improve their patience. Caregivers, teachers, and therapists use this app with students to keep them on task and motivated.
Storybook Maker is an app that can be used to create social story about vacations, weekends or other events. It is designed for children between the ages of 2 and 10 years of ages. It can be used for children Down syndrome, speech delay, autism spectrum disorders and anxiety. Actual photos can be incorporated into the story, which allows it to be customized for the user. Older children and adults can also use Storybook Maker to write stories about the event and then share then with family and
Expressions for Autism is an educational game that helps children ages 6-8 with autism train and improve emotion and feelings by recreating facial expressions according to day to day life events. First, the user chooses a player and then can either add their own photo or use a built in anime. Next, the user chooses a male or female voice for the player. Then the student is taken to a screen with four emotions: happy, sad, scared and angry. Some students may need a verbal prompt like, "How are yo
Hair Phonics 2 is an educational app designed for use by children ages 4-6 years of age. It can be use by children with dyslexia, cognitive or learning disabilities. Children work on the following phonemic sounds: ai, ay, ee, ea, ie, oa, oi, oy, oo. Learners are guided through a structured sequence of learning. Phonic animations link an action with the sound. Children also trace the letters with their finger. There are also games to blend the phonemes into a whole word.
Hair Letters is an educational app designed for use by children ages 4-6 years of age. It can be use by children with dyslexia, cognitive or learning disabilities. Users interact with animations and trace the letter shape onscreen with their finger. Tracing the letters allows the users learn to form each letter shape with their finger. Games are designed to reinforce learning and build letters into simple words. Letter sounds come to life with animated characters. Play games to blend lette
Finger Paint with sound is designed for use by children with cognitive and developmental delays. It allows the users to explore touch with color, sounds, or music. Users choose a color and draw with music, sound effects, or no sound at all.
Big Bang Patterns is an app designed for use by children with visual, cognitive, and motor impairments. It is designed to improve visual attention skills as well as assist in determining the user’s visual preferences. There are 12 high contrast patterns with accompanying sound effects and animation as a reward once the screen is activated via touch or switch. It can be used by 1 or 2 switches or activated via touch screen.
Cause & Effect sensory light box is designed for use by young children and teenagers with complex needs including visual impairments, autism and developmental disabilities. It encourages development and basic awareness of touch and gesture through exploration and play.
My Video Scheduler is a teacher developed app designed for use by student with cognitive and learning disabilities. It is an app that can be customized and combined with video modeling within structured scheduling while providing positive reinforcement for users. My Video Scheduler can be synced with your diary and then modified or deleted. Included in this app is a full library of pre-made photos and videos. The library includes videos such as: changing your menstrual pad, putting on a bra, s
iScheduler for Special Needs is designed for use by children with special needs to organize their daily activities and what has been completed. When tasks are finished, a musical sound plays, and stars and words are displayed. It can be a tool to assist students to be more disciplined and self-motivated.
Visual Routine is designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities to help them follow a visual schedule to complete a series of tasks. Users create a routine in the form of a checklist with checkboxes for each item. This app allows the user to include pictures and voice recordings. Choices can also be added to a step when there is more than one option available.
Jigsaw Puzzle Bug is and app designed for use by children and adults from ages 8-108. It is a jigsaw puzzle app that includes abstract designs, animals and nature scenes. This app is can be used to support problem solving, visual memory, visual spatial relations, and hand-eye coordination development.
Big Bang Pictures is an app designed for children with visual impairment and complex needs. There are 21 high contrast images with sound effects to develop visual stimulation, eye hand coordination, visual perceptual skill development, cause and effect via touch or switch activation. There is an in app purchase for additional simple or complex line art. The picture and background color can be changed.
Inspiration Maps VPP is a brainstorming and graphic organizer designed for use by visual learners with developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as those with executive functioning disorders. The app comes preloaded with 26 templates. Templates range from Thinking such as KWHL (“What I know” or Know, Want, How, Learn ) learning charts, lecture notes, 5 W's strategy, compare & contrast, Science- six kingdoms of biology, lab report diagram, History- issue analysis, eve
SymTrend ADL is designed for use by children and adults with autism, cognitive, intellectual disabilities, sensory sensitivities and self-injurious behaviors. Activities of Daily Living include Dressing, Grooming, Sleeping, Eating, and Toileting.
iDo Hygiene is designed for use by individuals with an autistic spectrum disorder, Intellectual Disabilities and other special needs. It supports learning the most common personal hygiene daily activities (teeth brushing, shampooing, hand washing, toilet training, taking a shower, using a public bathroom, etc.).
Hurdle Champion is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injury. Users can choose a character and take part in a hurdle race. This app works with a single switch or by touching the screen. This app is switch accessible for one switch scanning. Users can choose from three levels of difficulty, which makes jumping the hurdles easier or harder based on the time available to h
PTSD Coach was designed for Veterans and military Service Members who have, or may have, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD. Tools range from relaxation skills and positive self-talk to anger management and other common self-help strategies. Users can customize tools based on
American Wordspeller™ & Phonetic Dictionary "Find Word by the Way it Sounds,” is designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, cognitive or intellectual disabilities. Users type in 2-4 letters of your word by "how it sounds to you." Spell it just how it SOUNDS to you. NO spelling RULES required. If you spell the first 2-3 letters wrong, this dictionary will find your word no matter how you spell it as long as the letters SOUND right to you. This app contains over 68,000 comm
i Get... My Schedules at School is a fully customizable application designed for use children with developmental delays, language impairments, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), auditory processing disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorder -- Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS), autism and Down syndrome. It offers a photo social skill story for individuals that need support in understanding the sequence of their school day. Forty-two icons with real picture images are used to illu
Calm Counter is a visual and audio tool to help people calm down when they are angry or anxious. The app includes a social story about anger, and audio/visual tools for calming down. The app opens up to a "I need a break screen" that vocalizes "I need a break" when it is tapped. The screen then transitions to a red screen with an angry face and the number ten. With each tap the screen transitions to a calmer face and color. In this way, the app prompts the user to count back
The Trabasack is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination. It fits and straps into place to allow the user to use their hands to feel and grasp items. There is a soft Velcro surface and sturdy D rings mean it can grip or secure all sorts of things. It attaches to the front of most wheelchairs. The Trabasack is easy to wipe and machine washable.
Match & Find by Special iApps is an interactive game to help develop memory, matching, searching and sequencing skills. Designed to be accessible to children with learning disabilities, this app is also suitable for typically developing learners. It can be used with an accessibility switch use. The six activities included are: Find The Same, Match The Pairs, Where Was It?, What Is Missing?, Copy The Order and Find The Hidden Pairs. Each activity has its own settings so the app facilitator ca
StepByStep from SOAR Therapy is designed for use by children with ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, developmental delays or autism. It helps assess and improve sequencing skills for kids and adults with or without cognitive delays. Users drag each step and arrange a sequence into the correct order. StepByStep addresses Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs), and Transfer skills. There are 52 sequences range from 3-10 steps.
Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids is an app for children with Dyscalculia and learning and cognitive disabilities. The series of games on the app are designed to help children with arithmetical operations and to increase memory and numerical association.
FunTime Timer is designed for children with learning and cognitive disabilities. The app supports self-regulation and has three visual representations of time. There is a snail making its way across the screen at the bottom, a tree that loses its leaves, and a circle with numbers counting down the time going from red to white. Time can be selected from 10 seconds to 1 hour. When the time is up balloons fly in the air and voices cheer. The visuals and simplicity seems appealing for young children
Visual Schedule Planner is a customizable visual schedule iPad app designed for individuals with autism or individuals who may benefit from visual support to ease transitions, anxiety, or who simply need a way to visually represent their day. This app provides an audio/visual representation daily events. In addition, events that require more support can be linked to an “activity schedule” or “video clip” to help model the task even further. Visual Planner can be used in home, school, work or c
British English version Talk Around It Home is designed for use by individuals with aphasia, anomia, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s and autism to help with word finding difficulties to practice Naming Techniques and improve Word Retrieval. Developed by Speech and Language Therapists, Talk Around is an evidence-based technique. It now includes over 100 high quality pictures with support for high-density Retina displays, over 900 Cues, Testing and Progress Reports to document patients’ progress.
Picture Identification for Early Language Learners is an educational app designed for use by children who are in the early stages of language development as well as those with special needs, such as language delays and autism. It was created to help children develop their vocabulary skills for common toys, clothing and foods.
Phonics Keyboard is designed for young spellers and early readers with or without cognitive and learning disabilities. The users sound out each word as they spell it. Designed by a speech and language therapist, Phonics Keyboard is great for children learning to read and spell simple words and to start to type. Have fun exploring letters and their link with sounds. Messages can be created to be shared with family and friends.
Behavior Tracker Pro (BTP) is designed for use by individuals with a diagnosis of autism and emotional disturbance. It allows BCBAs (Board Certified Behavior Analyst), behavioral therapists, aides, teachers or parents to track behaviors and automatically graph them. The data can be exported for offline. Export your data in CSV or XML format via email (requires iOS 4.0 software). Email your data for insertion into Excel or other spreadsheet software to create your own graphs. It can be used with
inku is designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or for students and professionals who benefit from assistance preparing messages, notes or documents on the iPhone or iPad. The app allows a person to type a message using word and phrase prediction, which learns their pattern of use, making writing even faster. The integrated iOS voice lets the user hear the word prediction suggestions before selecting and sharing your messages with others.
NavCog is designed to help navigate blind and low vision user to their destination regardless if they are familiar with the environment. It gives turn by turn navigation by using BLE based localization with 1.5 meters accuracy. It also provides several user interface options for your preference choice, including speech and audio sounds. Sighted people can also feel the navigation with the visualized map. Currently, NavCog covers several buildings of Carnegie Mellon University's Pittsburgh campu
Speak it! is text to speech application designed for people with learning and communication disabilities. The user can copy emails, documents, web pages, PDF files, and more; paste them into Speak it!, and have the text spoken back with quality text to speech engine available anywhere. The user can even create the same quality audio files of the text to speech which can then be emailed to anyone. Speak it! can make announcements using a Public Address system. The user can set up a list of pre-ma
ClearCaptions is designed for individuals who are hard of hear or deaf. It is an app that turns your smartphone or tablet into a personal captioned viewing screen. Users download the ClearCaptions app onto their iPhone or Android smartphone, sign in and start a call right from the app. When the user’s party answers, ClearCaptions displays his or her words directly on the screen. Users can view captions on their iPad or iPod® touch as well. Users download the app and have a separate phone nearby
Advanced 911-Text 911 is designed for use in case of an emergency by those who are hard of hearing or speech impaired. However, it can be use by those without a disability as well. It allows users to send text messages, photos, your address and GPS location to participating 9-1-1 centers/PSAPs. If a local 9-1-1 center is not available, we’ll help you send a text message with your location to a friend so they can call 9-1-1 for you. Most 9-1-1 centers in the USA today do not support SMS/text mess
The TapTap app for the iPhone is designed to assist the deaf and hearing impaired in a hearing world to alert the user when a loud noise has been made near them. TapTap is useful to get your the users attention from people the user may not see. Launch the TapTap app and it will vibrate and flash to notify users that there's been a loud noise or if someone is speaking in the vicinity. Adjust the sensitivity to suit your environment and personal comfort level.
The Hamilton CapTel® App is designed exclusively for individuals who have difficulty hearing over the telephone. With this app, users may listen to phone conversations while reading word-for-word captions of what's said - similar to captions on TV. What's Required:
Fit Brains Trainer is an application designed by neuroscientists and brain fitness experts intended for youth and adults to improve several functions of the brain. It has over 60 engaging games and over 300 brain challenges that are offered on the web or on a mobile device. It has a comprehensive approach that stimulates six key brain areas and 27+ sub-areas including Memory, Problem Solving, Concentration, Speed of Thinking, Language, and Visual-Spatial Recognition. It uses a personalized path
I Can Speak is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication application for an iPad designed to meet most of the communications needs of those unable to speak. The app includes 12 backgrounds, four button styles, and two word selection areas called Static and Dynamic. The Static Area contains over 240 words and phrases to build sentences. The Dynamic Area has two category lists: Words and Activities. The Words list has over 500 entries and can hold around 5,000. Activities list words that refer
The Grace App is an application and a picture exchange system designed for people with autism to encourage independent social interaction. With Grace, users select pictures to form semantic sentences others can read on the iPad screen. Grace comes with a basic picture vocabulary. Folders contain a selection of pre-loaded images, however, each folder can easily be edited to include the user's own images, which may already be stored on the device or photos taken via the camera while in Grace App.
The Preference and Reinforcer Assessment is an application designed for children with autism to reduce their problematic behaviors and to teach them new skills through reinforcers. This app was designed by a BCBA and based on preference assessments used in ABA settings. It scientifically identifies motivating reinforcers for a student. With step by step instructions, the app calculates the percentage of times each preference was selected, creates a bar graph of each student’s final results and s
Nearpod is an application designed for teachers of children with learning disabilities that promotes technology integration during lessons and allows students to follow along with the lesson on their iPads. This app allows teachers to share their presentations, control students’ activity, assess students, and track progress. Teachers must create an account at www.nearpod.com and download the app on the students’ iPads. Once the teacher creates an account, they can explore the website for pre-mad
TalkTabletUS is an Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) device. The iPhone and iPad application for speech/communication is meant for people who have difficulty communicating as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTabletUS, with six US English ACAPELA voices (including children's voices) and one Latin American Spanish voice, is a fully-featured AAC speech device for people who are unable to communicate clearly.
Awesome Note is an application designed for people with learning disabilities and other neurological impairments to help them with time management and organization. This application is built to give diverse views with folders such as thumbnails, lists, to-do, and diary. The user can organize the folders including to-do list, Study, Shopping, Travel diary, Books, and Favorites any way they like. Each folder allows a calendar view allowing for multitasking.
TV Louder is an iPhone app that allows individuals who are hard of hearing increase the sound of their TV without turning the TV volume way up. Once the TV has been set to a standard listening volume, the user can select the preferred volume level on his or her iPhone. The iPhone’s microphone will pick up the TV sounds, amplify them, and then play them back to the user through wired headphones or earbuds.
Subtitles Viewer! is an app that provides subtitles for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing for television shows, movies, and even movies at the cinema. Once the user has synchronized the app to a TV, tablet, or cinema, he or she can download subtitles from the database of subtitles at opensubtitles.org. Then the user can begin viewing subtitles on his iOS device. In this version 2.3.0, users can swipe left and right on their device to move to the next subtitle. Through this app, subtitl
CliniHelp is an app designed to assist users with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. The application allows user to track their symptoms on a weekly basis, download monthly health reports to email/print, and share reports with physicians/caregivers.
The ManageMyFatigue is an app to help users monitor fatigue levels and identify appropriate durations for various tasks, including breaks, in order to optimize daily activities. The purpose of the ManageMyFatigue app is to help users increase awareness of their fatigue levels and become more skilled at choosing how long to stay at a task before taking a break in order to improve their energy. Because sleep disturbance is related to fatigue, the app includes morning and evening sleep questions an
The Self Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) app is an application that is designed to help manage stress. The content of SAM is presented in various media formats in order to support users in learning about anxiety and practicing self-help. It is not text-heavy, and users will need to study the guidance to get the best out of SAM. Users are encouraged to build their own Anxiety Toolkit of SAM resources that they find helpful and to draw on this for regular practice in managing situations that are
Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock is an application for people suffering from disorders that affect sleep, like chronic fatigue syndrome or fibromyalgia. Sleep Cycle alarm clock tracks its user's sleep patterns and wakes them up during light sleep, which helps the user feel more rested. The app also graphs and analyzes sleep patterns and has a notes section that allows the user to take notes.
The Health Mapper is an app for users to monitor health conditions. Users can track symptoms, medication, measurements, and anything else that's important to your health like exercise, diet, sleep, and stress. The Health Mapper can be used to give users and their doctors the big picture on your health condition. It can track any health condition including: acne, angina, anxiety, asthma, atrial fibrillation, chronic fatigue syndrome, chronic kidney disease, COPD, coeliac disease, colitis, constip
Day One is an journaling application that can be used by people who struggle with stress, fibromyalgia, or any other neurological or mental condition that affects stress that may be relieved by journaling. Journaling is a way for users to decompress from the day and reduces stress. Journaling and writing relaxes the mind, particularly the part of the brain that deals with emotions.
Lumosity is an application designed to allow users to transform neuropsychological tasks and experimental challenges into 25+ cognitive games. The app works as a brain training program, and helps users daily to challenge their memory, attention, and the like. Pricing in other countries may vary and actual charges may be converted to the local currency depending on the country of residence.
Symple is a product for users to monitor the ebb and flow of a variety of symptoms over long periods of time. Allows users to track up to 10 symptoms at a time, in just seconds a day. Features include:
Blood Pressure Companion is a functional application designed for practical use by people who have high blood pressure, low blood pressure, or who need to track their blood pressure to allow its user to record, analyze, and share their blood pressure with family members and doctors. The user can specify additional details to the measurements, such as body position, used blood pressure meter, or the duration of sleep the night before. A list view shows the recorded values (which can be changed la
I Can Have Conversations With You! is an app for learners with autism, PDD, Asperger’s syndrome, or social (pragmatic) communication disorder who are ages 6 and up. It is designed to help children with conversation and social skills. The app provides a unique solution to parents who want to empower their child to initiate, understand, and participate in conversations. An easy-to-follow, self-explanatory program engages the learner’s interest within a fun, supportive environment so that learning
Autism Tracker Pro: Is an education app that helps track, analyze, and share ASD daily. It is designed for use by families with a child with autism. It allows the family to track what matters to the child and the family. They can use the visual calendar and multi-item graphs to view and discuss patterns. Share individual events or entire screens with your team using Dropbox, email, or Twitter. Users can also track several different on one device. Each screens represents a different domain of Aut
Alarmed – Reminders + Timers is an application designed to help people who have difficulty with their memory. Alarmed gives them pop-up reminder alerts with repeat scheduling, snooze, and other customization to help them them keep track of time during daily activities, and tasks such as taking pills at the correct time. Feature pop-up timers with custom messages, countdown/count up, timer queues, and more. It supports both timed and location reminders. The user can use Siri to create reminders a
AFB CareerConnect is a free application for the blind or visually impaired that provides access to AFB CareerConnect, an online resource center specific to career exploration, job seeking skills, transition from school to work, e-mentoring, and navigating the employment process as a person who is blind or visually impaired. The app allows the user to browse and utilize transition lesson plans from AFB CareerConnect; browse and read "Our Stories," firsthand accounts from AFB CareerConnect mentors
The BARD Mobile app is a mobile reading application designed for the blind, those with low vision or other handicaps that make reading regular print difficult, that provides access to braille and talking books directly from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD). BARD contains nearly 50,000 books, magazines, and music scores in audio and braille formats, with new selections added daily. With BARD Mobile, one can play the audio materials on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. If the use
Claro MagX is a functional application for the blind or visually impaired that makes small items look bigger. With MagX the user can make small text in books and newspapers readable, study and photograph small objects and labels, and see menus in hard to see environments, such as a dimly lit restaurant. The wide range of magnification, high contrast, and color viewing options makes the text easier on the eyes. MagX intends to be a cost effective solution for hand held video magnifiers, turning a
SuperVision+ Magnifier is a magnifying glass application that offers a live image stabilization capability designed for the elderly or visually impaired who see shaking or unclear images to stabilize the images. This includes reading print at near distance to seeing signs at far distance better and clearer. The application can be used as a magnifying glass when the user puts the camera up to objects, and the user will be able to see what normally sighted people cannot see. Features include:
The Glucose Buddy is a functional application determined for use by diabetic patients to remind them to take a self-monitored blood glucose level (SMBG) at home. Features includes the ability to save multiple logs with one click, a custom keypad, medication labels (units, milligrams, pills), and push notifications: "Simple Time" reminders are functional alarms even when Glucose Buddy is closed. "Coordinated with Event" reminders can alert user to check their blood glucose level two hours after t
The Sort Out This Pack is an educational game designed for pre-school and early primary school students to use in the classroom and at home to target relevant vocabulary and concepts in a fun and motivating way, and to teach children skills required for categorization. The game comes trains which each have two carriages bearing a different category, with 8 boxes to load. The users needs to identify which category each item belongs to. The user can create their own content or use Widgit symbols t
Capti Narrator is an app that allows users to browse the web and add content to a playlist to be read aloud. Originally designed for individuals with visual impairments, the app can also be used by anyone who enjoys the convenience of collecting web content to be read aloud at a later time. The Capti Narrator app can be used with middle and high school students who have processing disorders, speech delays, and autism. It can also be helpful to adults with visual impairments, physical impairmen
Speak It To Me HD is a text to speech app for the iPad. Use Speak It To Me HD to speak any English text. Paste in emails, webpages, and any other text. It features an advanced speech engine. Users can select from a selection of male and female voices, type in their text, tap on "Speak". Speak It To Me HD also features a speech to email functionality allowing the user to add generated speech to any email as an attachment and send it to anyone.
Autism and PDD Reasoning and Problem Solving Lite is designed to develop problem solving and reasoning skills for children and young adults with autism, PPD and speech and language disorders. The app is based on the Buddy Bear book series, which uses simple, predictable language, and story-based learning to teach a variety of concepts.
Test Anxiety iPad is designed to help students who suffer from testing anxiety. As students continue to be pressured by test scores and the pressure to succeed, educators and parents desire tools to help students who suffer from test anxiety. A common concern among many students is their anxiety when they have to move out of their comfort zone.
Assistive Express is a functional augmentative and alternative communication device designed for people with speech disabilities to use to have a conversation with others. Assistive Express is designed to be simple and efficient, allowing users to express their views and thoughts at the most express manner, with natural sounding voices. Features include:
mySugr Diabetes Logbook is a diabetes logbook that calculates data to help users analyze how well they are monitoring their diabetes. This app is particularly helpful for anyone who has just discovered they have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes.
The VizWiz is an app designed for blind or partially sighted users. It allows users to take a picture with their device, ask a question, and receive quick answers about their surroundings.
The Red Panic Button is an important tool in case of an emergency. The app is intended for elderly people or those who are in need of immediate help if no one is around. If an emergency occurs, seniors simply click on the app to open and hit the red button in the center of the screen. Once you press the alert button it sends multiple messages to your emergency contacts with the link of your location through Google maps. The app is compactible with TalkBack accessibility service. Free Features in
The American Sign Language (ASL) Coach Pro app to help users learn ASL. ASL is a robust visual language which uses the shape, placement, and movement of the hands along with facial expressions and body movements to communicate. The app can be used by individuals of all hearing abilities who use ASL to communicate, including the deaf community, parents of young children, teachers, interpreters, and those with varying degrees of hearing loss.
iCantHear is designed for communication with a person with a hearing impairment. This app uses speech-to-text and streams the text instantly to a unique URL. This allows for communication with a deaf person in a much simpler way than using notes, or other speech-to-text apps that are not specifically designed for this purpose. Text automatically clears after a short pause in speech, resulting in more natural conversations. Font size can be adjusted to be large if needed (designed for older users
The Handwriting Heroes teaches lower case letter formation through animation, music, and stories that explain why the letters are formed the way they are. The characters help children recall the steps for forming letters. This teaching tool is designed to accelerate handwriting instruction. The app is intended to be use as a multi-sensory program that helps children develop a strong foundation for writing legibly and fluently.
ClaroCom is an iPad or iPhone App for AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). ClaroCom helps to replace speech for those with impairments in the production of spoken language. ClaroCom is suitable for children or adults with some or full literacy, and can assist users who have limited or no speech and language difficulties.
DayCape is an app designed for students’ pre-k through 5th grade with a variety of disabilities such as ADHD, ASD, Down syndrome, learning disability, cognitive disability, and speech and/or language disorder. It allows therapists, teachers, parents, and even the child themselves set up visual schedules. The app allows a user to set up activities for the child using pre-set pictures, or by uploading personalized images. Once the activities are set up, notifications show up on the child's device
StepByStep Sequencing for Kids and Adults is an app designed to evaluate and facilitate sequencing skills. It was designed for use by both adults and children. It is appropriate for users of all ages with impaired or developing cognitive skills.
Children with Autism: A visual schedule is a visual schedule designed for children and adults with autism. The interface allows the user to create a picture-based tailored daily schedule. This allows the user to independently keep track of scheduled activities and understand:
The Amazon Alexa App is intended to be used with the Amazon Echo device. I can be used by users with or without disabilities. The Amazon Alexa App is a companion to the Echo device for setup, remote control, and enhanced features. The app can play music, provide weather and news updates, answer questions, create lists, and much more. The app utilizes the cloud, andcontinually learns and adds more functionality over time. The more the user uses Alexa, the more she adapts to speech patterns, voca
VTree Entertainment’s Practicing Street Crossing is an interactive, educational game designed to teach individuals with autism or learning disabilities how to safely cross the street. Through this software application, users will learn why people use the crosswalk, how to cross the street only when the light says to cross, the dangers of crossing the street outside of the crosswalk, where to look for the crosswalk, and how to get across the street safely. If the user tries to cross the street an
The Life Skills Winner App is intended for users with memory loss, concentration disabilities, and autism. The software application provides users step-by-step instructions on how to complete various social and life tasks. Users earn points for each step they complete, and with those accumulated points they can redeem a prize that has been designated by a parent/guardian/teacher.
The Practice Street Crossing is an education game designed for users with autism, special needs or learning disabilities. Through this software application, the user learns skills such as why to use the crosswalk, crossing the street only when the light says to cross, the dangers of crossing the street outside of the crosswalk, where to look for the crosswalk, and how to get across the street safely.
The Arianna Navigation App is an app which allows the visually impaired, blind, or people with other disabilities, to move autonomously. Social integration greatly improves by allowing higher independence and autonomous mobility, factors that are a basis for active involvement in the society. It offers two main services to visually impaired people: the guiding service, for allowing the users to follow the trace deployed in the environment; the navigation service, for finding directions towards a
Aeir Talk is a flashcard app designed for children who have communication disabilities that allows the user to record speech to go with the flashcards. Flashcards are created as either nouns or verbs. There are a small number of starter phrases which can be played before a noun or verb, which then puts them into a complete sentence. Existing vocabulary can be modified with new recordings and/or images. The voice output is a male recorded speech for pre-existing items, but this can be replaced wi
APP2Speak™ is an augmentative and alternative communication software application for the iPad to help children with autism by reducing frustration in assisting adults who cannot rely on speech as a means for functional communication. This functional application assists in communicating needs and wants. APP2Speak™ includes 80 preset real photos to assist in the process of communication. Each page displays 20 pictures with words. Each selection provides speech output for word and phrase describing
ASL Kids is a sign language dictionary app developed for both hearing and non-hearing children in the age group 1-12 wanting to learn ASL (American Sign Language). All hand signs are accompanied by a large image and an audio button designed to stimulate speech and hearing. This free app features functionality including quiz games, fingerspelling, and 21 free signs. An optional pack of 87 more signs is available to help you increase your knowledge of ASL.
Auditory Reasoning is designed for use by individuals ages 6 and up with central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) or other related disorders (e.g., receptive language disorder or autism), to improve auditory processing requiring reasoning and high-level thinking.
The Rhyming Bus is an app designed for use by individuals needing practice or assistance with rhyming to help build reading skills and speech development. The app, designed by a speech therapist, works by having users board the rhyming bus, 6 characters wait at the bus stop, but only those with a word that rhymes with the word the bus displays can get on. Users can drag the characters onto the bus, and when there are 4 rhyming words on the bus before it drives off.
The Minimal Pairs is designed for use by individuals with developmental communication difficulties and with phonological difficulties. The app can also be used by those with dysphasia, dyslexia or dysgraphia; teachers of adult literacy; or therapists working with children who have language and literacy needs. The app can be set up by parents, teachers, and speech pathologists and can be used in both listening and practicing for speaking modes, using phrase completion tasks.
BlindSquare is a navigational smartphone app designed to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired with orientation and mobility. Using the iOS device’s GPS capabilities, BlindSquare looks up information about the environment on Foursquare (a smartphone app that provides information about nearby venues) and OpenStreetMap (an editable online map of the world) to determine the user’s location. It then speaks this information aloud in a clear, synthetic voice. BlindSquare can announce the
Articulation Carnival allows children to practice their articulation at the word, phrase, and sentence levels. There is a reward system built-into the app to make speech drills motivational. Children earn tokens for each correct production of the sound and if they accumulate enough tokens they can play one of the four carnival games included in this app.
Autism Core Skills is an educational platform designed for use by individuals with autism. This app teaches pre-academic, academic, social, and communication skills. The app can be used with both nonverbal and verbal learners.The lessons teach both academic and social skills, from preschool through first grade Common Core standards.
Junganew: A Herd of Sounds for “S” is the first in a series of story based speech and language therapy adventure apps that create an experience for children, intended for ages 4 and up to learn their sounds. It is a strategy based program designed as a series of apps. The first app focuses on the sound of /s/. A Herd of Sounds for “S” is the first in a series of sound acquisition apps that will include over 40 sounds in the English language.
Sleep Pillow is an app that plays a handful of different white noise and calming sound options, including waves, thunderstorm, and a crackling fire. It also a metronome option for use during Occupational Therapy sessions. Sleep Pillow can be used as a calming auditory backdrop in the classroom, therapy room, or at home.
Drum Kit is an auditory sensory break mobile application designed for use by young children to give them a chance to explore different drum sounds. Features include:
I Hear Ewe is a mobile application intended for children ages 5 and younger that has three pages of picture cards that kids can tap to explore sounds (animals and vehicles) to be used as an auditory break or as a sound guessing game. This game entertains and educates toddlers.
Gloop is a visual stimulation mobile application designed to let users move the "slime" over the screen with their fingers. It can used for children who need visually stimulating sensory integration. Features include:
Doodle Buddy is a mobile application for the iPad ?designed for patients with fine motor disabilities to use in Occupational Therapy sessions to improve their ability to draw, use pens, stamps, etc.
KidsDoodle is a free functional application that gives children a fun way to exercise fine motor skills by drawing, doodling, and writing in visually appealing bright, glowing, neon color.
Sago Mini Doodlecast is an application designed for children ages 5 and under to exercise visual motor skills. This functional application offers kids a drawing prompt and several different drawing tools and colors to choose from. Sago Mini Doodlecast is an activity Occupational Therapists because they can play back the child's whole drawing process, watching how they drew what they drew step-by-step. Supports the development of representational drawing skills. In turn, this drawing activity wou
The Draw and Tell Apple application is designed for Occupational Therapists to use with patients age 5 and under during sessions. This application offers the option to record the child’s voice as they’re drawing. The Draw and Tell offers a huge array of colors, pencils, paint brushes, crayons, stamps, and stencils and also plays music (optional) while the child draws.
Seizure Log is designed to allow users to time and videotape seizures simultaneously. When the user stops the video and timer, it immediately creates an event log that is stored in a seizure library. The user can edit the event at any time to add additional details about triggers, seizure description, and what happened afterward. The user can also use this app to log seizures without videos attached. Videos recorded through this app can be synchronized to a YouTube account which allows them to b
myHomework Student Planner is designed for students 10 years older organize their classes, homework, and daily routine. It can be used by students with dyslexia, auditory processing problems, ADD and dyscalculia. The app can be customized. Users enter their class details into the calendar, and can add homework descriptions with the tap of a button. Users set the due dates, time, and identify high, medium, or low priority. They can also set up reminders. On the home tabbed screen, the user can vi
Swaha is a photo album for users of all ages and abilities. Users upload photos to the app and then record personalized captions. This app can be used with many types of users, such as early learners, those with traumatic brain injury, dementia, post-stroke, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, those who cannot read, and many others.
This Blindfold Racer application is a game that enables blind users to successfully play a car racing game (as they try not to crash by avoiding sound). In the app, players will avoid noises of animals, other cars, etc. as they try not to crash.
Awareness! The Headphone App is an accessible mobile application for blind and low vision individuals to allow them to listen to music safely and exercise outdoors (walk, run, jog, cycle) or lounge. When using this product, users will be more aware of their surroundings. The app allows users to hear conversations in the next room, and noises such as cars, screams, and announcements. If the app hears sudden noises, it will interrupt the user’s music.
EyeHope Magnifier is an application for low vision users that magnifies the screen to view images in full-color and while also giving 4 optional high-contrast modes for low-vision users.
Gigbaby! is an accessible mobile application for blind users to play music, solo or with friends. Free Mac and PC transfer utilities available. Import recordings into desktop applications. Features include: metronome, four track recorder, drum machine, set list manager, share songs with others.
Blindfold Sudoku is a fully accessible Sudoku game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Blindfold Sudoku comes with five Sudoku 9-by-9 puzzles (levels easy, medium, and difficult) and is controlled through gestures. It doesn't require voice-over but is fully compatible with voice-over. The Blindfold Sudoku puzzle board is not visible, instead the user plays by listening. The user taps on a cell to hear what's in the cell, swipe right to hear the row, swip
Health Mate is a functional application that can be used by people with disabilities to tracks everyday activity and heart rate using sensors in a compatible smart phone. With this application, users can invite their friends to a steps challenge and get motivation to move more. This application is designed for users who want to lose weight, exercise more, keep an eye on their blood pressure, or sleep better. The Health Mate app stores history of the users data so the user may improve it over tim
IBGStar Diabetes Manager is an application for diabetes patients to manage their diabetes information. Users can record, track, manage and share their data. The user can also manually add their latest blood glucose reading, carbs, and insulin doses to their scorecard. Units are measured in mg/dL. Users may also tag readings according to mealtimes and add customized notes about each meal or exercise - anything that might be affecting blood glucose levels, etc.
Sero (formerly iBlink Radio) is an application for visually impaired or partially sighted users to use with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Features radio stations, podcasts, and reading services of special interest to blind and visually impaired users, as well as their family, friends, and caregivers and those wanting to know what life if like without eyesight.
List Recorder is an accessible mobile application created for the blind that combines making lists with an easy to use, yet powerful, audio recorder. The user can quickly jot down and organize information as audio, text, or both.
LowViz Guide is an accessible mobile app for the blind to be used for indoor navigation. It enables users to find their way around large meeting spaces and to always take the shortest routes. Using a smart phone with voice activation, LowViz Guide facilitates orientation and safety, eliminating frustration with locating venues. It has indoor positioning & presence detection, navigation & routing, location sharing, and location based communication. The user is guided by a combination of p
Aipoly is an object and color recognizer mobile app that helps the blind, visually impaired, and color blind understand their surroundings. Aipoly can be use by visually impaired and sighted persons. The user points the mobile device at an object of interest and presses the large toggle button at the bottom of the screen to turn on the artificial intelligence. Aipoly will keep running and recognizing objects until the user switches to a different tab, or toggles the Aipoly button. Aipoly can rec
BeSpecular is a mobile platform where sighted people take a few minutes to help partially sighted persons and their low vision friends. A blind person might ask if their outfit works for a job interview, or if their milk has expired and they are able to receive answers from sighted volunteers.
The Boop Light Detector is a mobile application developed for blind and visually impaired to detect levels of light and interpret this information with sound. It allows its users to detect whether lights are on or off. It covers a broad range of light levels which span from sensing daylight through open windows to checking whether the indicator light is on for a WiFi router. To use, permission to use the camera (first time only) must be accepted. Then, the blind or low vision user would point th
Braille Reference is a VoiceOver compatible app that allows users who are blind to look up hard to remember Braille symbols and contractions. Users have the option to search for more than 250 Braille symbols and contractions. Users can either search by a letter (ex. a or about) or by dots/contraction (ex. 1 or ab). This application can be used by those who are learning Braille or infrequent Braille users.
Is a functional application designed for more accurate communication intended for low vision users. This App allows for the lookup of contracted (also known as Grade 2) Braille signs using the Unified English Braille (UEB) code and/or using the older English Braille American Edition. Users can search either by the dots they see on the page or by the English abbreviation or punctuation they seek. For example, they can type into the "Dots Seen" field dots 1 2 3 and this will tell them that it is t
RogerVoice is a mobile application that helps people who are deaf and hearing impaired to partake in phone conversations. RogerVoice uses voice recognition to convert voice to text, so deaf people can “hear” phone calls by reading. This application also allows its user to type what they cannot say.
Stepping Stones is an application designed for children and adults who benefit from visual support, including those with developmental disabilities such as Autism, attention or auditory processing deficits, learning disabilities, or anxiety to help users create visual guides, or ‘paths,’ using their own photos. This app can help users make sense of daily routines and schedules or stories. The visual supports help increase the independence and flexibility that people with developmental disabiliti
Speak for Yourself is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application designed with motor learning principles for people with communication disabilities. It uses a word-based form of vocabulary of the most frequently used words in communication and contains features important in developing automaticity and language. Individuals learn to use their communication device with the same principles they use to play an instrument or type on a keyboard. Speak for Yourself has the capabili
Mimi Music is a mobile application designed for individuals who are hearing impaired. With this application, users can listen to music with more clarity and instruments, tailored to them.
This Autism & Beyond App is a functional application intended for use by doctors and parents of children or adults with mild to severe brain injury, post traumatic stress disorder, autism spectrum disorder, or other emotional disorders. The app allows doctors at Duke University Health System, Inc. to test new video technology that can analyze a child’s emotion and behavior. The Autism and Beyond application, using an iPhone self-facing camera, assess child emotional state while viewing vario
Articulation Scenes is a app for children to practice their articulation skills. Articulation Scenes offers children the opportunity to learn to pronounce their sounds from pre-recorded audio built-in on each activity as well as the ability to record their own voice pronouncing the words. It comes with 72 built-in scenes and over 1200 practice words. Each scene contains 4 separate activities:
Blindfold Spin And Solve is a fully accessible phrase guessing game functional application to be used by both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Two opponents take turns spinning a wheel to determine the cash prize they win if they guess a letter in the phrase, or the entire phrase, or they can buy a vowel. If they guess right, they keep spinning the wheel and guessing more letters, until they determine the entire phrase. For example, one of the phrases in the g
Blindfold Color Crush is a fully accessible functional application that is a tile-based game created for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. This is a game where the playing area consists of small rectangular, square, parallelogram, or hexagonal graphic images, referred to as tiles.
Blindfold Simon is a fully accessible audio/mobile game that is similar to the memory game Simon. As the player plays, one more step is added to the sequence they are to repeat. Each level is a continuation of the previous level. All action sequences are iPhone or iPad gestures, such as swipe up, down, left or right, or tapping with one finger/two fingers. Each level completed gives the player fake coins and they move on. A two player mode allows the players to pass the iPhone back and forth and
Blindfold Cat and Mouse Solitaire is a fully accessible card game inspired by the Skipbo card game, for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. The objective of the game is to be the first one to empty a stock pile. There is a stock pile of 30 cards, 4 discard piles, and the 5 cards that each player holds. The deck consists of cards from 1 to 12. The game starts by players playing a 1 card and putting it into a build pile. Then if they have a 2 card, they play i
Blindfold Dominoes is a fully accessible dominoes tile game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play on a mobile device. Blindfold Dominoes comes with a blocking game, where up to 3 computer opponents and the player each place a matching domino on the table until one player runs out of tiles, or no one can move. The winner gets the points of the losing player’s tiles. Customize how much extra information is spoken and how quickly it is spoken, how many sound e
Blindfold Hearts is a fully accessible Hearts card game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Blindfold Hearts is a trick taking game, the lowest score against 3 computer opponents is the goal. Each heart is worth one point, and the Queen of Spades is worth 13. The user can customized how much extra information is spoken and how quickly it is spoken, how many sound effects are used amongst other things.
Blindfold Spades is a fully accessible Spades card game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Blindfold Spades is a trick taking game where the spade suit is always trump. The goal is to bid at least the number of tricks players bid. A help guide on how to play Spades is included with the app. Users can customize the game including: how much extra information is spoken and how quickly it is spoken, how many sound effects are used amongst other things.
Blindfold Wildcard is a fully accessible card game that is a variant of the game "UNO" for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Blindfold Wildcard includes several modes of play, such as discard or draw. Since there are many rules choices for the game, it can be customized. No sight is required since it is played by listening. Players flick up or down to hear the cards, and tap to play a card or draw from the deck. A complete guide to the gestures is included
Evernote is an app to help individuals stay organized. It can be helpful for users with learning disabilites, autism, or anyone who would benefit from organization tools. Users can take notes, create to-do lists, and save things they find online into Evernote. Evernote syncs everything between the user's phone, tablet, and the computer automatically. Users can:
Color Blind Pal is a cellular phone application that helps people who are color blind see the colors around them. It also lets people with normal vision see what it's like to be color blind. It distinguishes between colors and, for example, its user could see the color "bold brown." User can use the Color Filter to shift colors that are hard to distinguish towards colors that are easier to distinguish. The Color Filter can also simulate any type of color blindness.
Autism iHelp-WH Questions is a teaching app developed to help children learn how to answer questions. It includes three levels of play. Each level presents questions and then gives answer choices with real pictures. The levels also provide a variety of options to increase difficulty.
Fleksy + GIF Keyboard is a keyboard that can be used by people with cerebral palsy and other fine motor disabilities. It offers the ability to change text size, and “swipe” text, allowing its user to type with one finger. Using swipe mode, the user can also predict words, add punctuation, and remove words.
Swiftkey Keyboard is a downloadable product developed for people with cerebral palsy and fine motor disabilities who find the task of texting normally difficult or impossible. It is prediction based on the way the user types, assuring for more accurate typing.
Chimp Fu is an app designed to teach children how to read and spell. It can use by children with or without learning disabilities. Users chunk longer words into syllables, making the words easier to read and spell.
StoryMaker™ for Social Stories provides an opportunity for teachers and parents to design a social story on any topic with audio, video, and photos. Using this app in the classroom allows the teacher to make a story immediately and share it with the student. For example many students struggle with their activities of daily living skills. Students are able to choose the pictures that will help them remember what they need to do each day before getting ready to go to school. Students are able to r
Speech Therapy for Apraxia - NACD Speech Therapist is an app for children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. It can be used in a clinical setting or for home training by the parent. The app presents speech sounds organized into groups of sounds based on their place of articulation. There are 8 groups of sounds for a total of 19 sounds presented. The groups are presented in a developmental sequence with the first group being the earliest sounds developed by a child. Each group can be sel
Clear – Tasks, Reminders & To-Do Lists is an app for list-keeping that is designed to be quick and easy to use. It can be used with individuals with or without a diagnosis of ADD/ADHD.
Crazy Face Lite is an iPad application that encourages students to speak more often, and can be used to help student who have trouble speaking. Users talk into the microphone and the mouth on the face moves as the eyebrows move up and down.
Ready to Print is a pre-writing iPad application that teaches activities such as shape tracing, connecting the dots, path following, and free draw for use by children with a therapist or parent useful in learning skills necessary for handwriting.
The LetterSchool App is a functional application for an iPad that can be used to teach children ages 5 and under with learning, fine motor, and upper extremity disabilities how to form letters and helps improve handwriting.
Popplet is designed to support learning in both the classroom and at home. Students can use Popplet to think and learn visually. By capturing facts, thoughts, and images, students learn to create relationships between them and generate new ideas. Popplet can also be used for generating ideas in the office or on the go. Professionals can use Popplet to generate ideas and plan projects. By brainstorming visually or jotting down notes, Popplet helps professionals organize their thoughts and generat
Dexteria® VMI is a mobile application that consists of hand exercises to enhance fine motor skill development and promote handwriting readiness with individuals that lack dexterity or have fine motor disabilities.
Vismory is an app designed to assist users in improving their memory. Users are encouraged to memorize the shape, color, and position of small 3D objects before answering questions. Give the correct answer and the user will progress toward the next level, make an error and the user will lose part of their progression.
Remember The Milk is designed with individuals with ADD/ADHD. Users can take their to-do list anywhere with this feature-packed app. Users can add and complete tasks on the go, sync with Remember The Milk online (limit once every 24 hours). It can also be used for backing up tasks and notes. Organize the way you want to with priorities, due dates, time estimates, repeating, lists, tags, and more. Search your tasks and notes, and save your favorite searches as Smart Lists. See tasks nearby and p
MindNode is designed for use by students with executive function disorders and ADHD. Mind maps are a visual representation of ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. MindNode allows users to brainstorm, organize, and share thoughts in an intuitive way, so they can focus on the idea behind it. Features a clean interface that lets users concentrate on generating and connecting thoughts and an infinitely expanding canvas so that no matter how big or complicated a project gets
123 TokenMe is designed to motivate children with or without ADHD to stay focused and on task in a brand new way. It completely replaces token boards. 123TokenMe is highly motivating, easy to personalize, and collects data. It works with unlimited students and behaviors. It is developed by an SLP and special education teacher.
30/30 is an app designed to assist individuals with cognitive delays, executive functioning disorders, ADHD complete tasks in a timely manner. Users set up a list of tasks and a length of time for each task. When the timer is started, it will tell the user when to move on to the next task. The task list is controlled entirely with gestures; a simple and natural way to use the app. The display provides prompts to the user with questions: What am I supposed to be doing right now? How much time d
The Philips Respironics DreamMapper is designed for use by individuals with sleep apnea. The Philips CPAP devices treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). This app allows users to track therapy progress to take an active role in sleep apnea therapy. The DreamMapper provides the following information:
The DeVilbiss SmartLink is designed for use by individuals with sleep apnea. SmartLink is an app enables users to engage with IntelliPAP and IntelliPAP 2 CPAP devices. The app allows users to have an interactive role with their therapy by capturing quantitative data from the machine and qualitative data about how the user is feeling on therapy.
The CoughDrop is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app and support tool that empowers individuals for individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Rett syndrome, or other complex communication needs. CoughDrop is flexible and configurable enough to work with the access and comprehension needs of many communicators. The app is a cloud-based, team-focused, cross-platform and features in app reporting, logs, and messaging, and setting goals with a use
Dexteria Dots 2 is a mobile application designed for people with fine motor and learning disabilities to work on their fine motor skills and learn math concepts.
Tap-n-See Now an app for iPad and iPhone designed for children with cortical visual impairment (CVI) to make it possible for parents and therapists to adapt to the child's expanding visual and physical ability. Tap-N-See Now was designed to incorporate Dr. Roman-Lantzy's common characteristics of CVI. Hand-drawn images dance around the screen one at a time, appealing to a child's preference for movement. The use of a single image against a solid background helps eliminate visual clutter while th
The iAssist Communicator application is designed for individuals with autism and other developmental and communication challenges, and individuals with cognitive challenges. With the unique needs of these individuals in mind, the app incorporates photos rather than more abstract drawings, larger images, and functional language.
The Wait Timer app is designed for use by individuals with autism and other developmental and communication challenges to teach good waiting behavior. The app includes a social story about waiting, and an audio/visual timer that can be set to different times. Additional features include:
The Emotions Reader is an app designed for teens and adults on the autism spectrum and other developmental and communication challenges. The app is a learning tool that is useful for anyone who wishes to sharpen their abilities in reading facial expressions.
The iLearnNEarn2 is designed for individuals with autism and other developmental and communication challenges. The program is developed on the Infant and Toddler Curriculum developed by Eden Autism Services. It can be used by teachers and parents to reinforce what young learners are picking up from their one-on-one therapy sessions. Depending on IEP (Individualized Education Plan) goals, the activities in iLearnNEarn2 can be customized to help children with Autism learn faster. iLearnNEarn2 is a
The Tippy Talk is an app designed for adults and teens with autism and other verbal communication challenges. The app allows a person living with a verbal disability to communicate by translating pictures into text messages which are then sent to a family member or care givers phone or tablet. The device works by taking a picture of an object, place, or person and applying it to the appropriate text. The app includes language development by recording voice over picture insuring that the user rec
The ClearCaptions is an app designed to close caption phone calls on mobile devices, such as a smart phone or tablet, for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. ClearCaptions displays the persons words directly on the users screen. User can change font sizes, color, and background color of the text. Users can save and/or print a copy.The user's wireless network must support a simultaneous voice and data connection. The captions are provided by the FCC.
The Convo Light App is a smartphone app that connects Phillips Hue light bulbs to flash when an incoming call is detected. This app is designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The app allows the user to customize visual ringtones to flash on the light bulbs as well as adjust the brightness in a room. This app also provides a service which allows the user to communicate over the phone with hearing people in real time via a sign language interpreter.
Sound Alert is a mobile application that alerts the user to sounds in the environment around them that revolve around safety, security, and comfort. This app is designed to be used by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The app functions by picking up sounds using the smart devices microphone then notifying through on screen notifications, vibrations, and flashing lights on the users smart device.
Blind Legend is an auditory video game designed to be played by people who are blind or who have very low vision. The main character's movements are controlled by using a touch screen. The game features full 3D environment, outlined in details through directional audio and features a challenging combat system. There are numerous styles of gameplay like stealth, horse-riding, combat and navigation of treacherous terrain. This game is a collaboration between Radio France and a game creator Dowino.
Read&Write for iPad is an iPad app that helps individuals with dyslexia with typing and reading online. The app is an alternative keyboard and Safari toolbar to help with everyday tasks like emailing, working on documents, browsing the web, and using online forms. Features include word prediction and "Speak As I Type". There’s extra assistance from the spell checker, dictionary, picture dictionary and other study tools to help with essays, assignments or general reading and writing. If the u
Action Words is an application for for children with learning or intellectual disabilities. This application includes over 100 action words using real photographs to increase their early vocabulary and improve their writing skills. Users can select which category of action words they want to work on (emotions, movements, etc) and, within a category, turn action words “on” or “off” so they can monitor how many new words are presented in each round. When the user selects which category he or she w
Lectio is a mobile application built to encourage independent reading for students with language related learning disabilities. Developed by the mother of a dyslexic, Lectio is an application for iPhone and iPad that quickly allows the user to snap a picture of a text-filled page and have a specific word or words read aloud.? The application doesn’t require access to internet, and allows the user to select just the word he or she wants help with, instead of reading the entire passage out loud. O
Easy Spelling Aid is a tool to help the user spell problematic words and is designed for children with learning disabilities. Touch the microphone button, say the word or phrase, and receive the correct spelling, displayed in the user's chosen writing style. The software is designed to recognize a variety of accents and is fine-tuned to pick up on children’s voices. Easy Spelling Aid is suitable for students of all ages. This program improves literacy performance and spelling, helps with compreh
1 on 1: Communicate Easy is an app designed to be used by individuals who have autism spectrum disorder. This is a preview version of the Communicate Easy app that shows the basic functionality. It allows the user to create card libraries with picture cards and folders. The cards can be used to make choices and used to create schedules, symbols like ticks and unavailable can be applied to the cards for greater control. It can help individuals with communication and planning.
Aacorn is an "intelligent" augmentative assistive communications solution (AAC) for children with autism, apraxia, downs, ms, and developmentally delayed language. This app can help children who are non-verbal and pre-literate communicate. This product is a very child friendly design and a new system of presenting words "as they are needed" via a dynamically changing word tree with branching pathways.
ABA Find It! is an application for children with autism spectrum disorder. This app aims to make language learning more enjoyable through interactive lessons with Stanley the Elephant. It helps each child identify objects across different categories using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques and high-quality imagery. The app increases difficulty based on successes at lower levels and includes progress reports for parents.
The Cashculator - Cash Counter app is intended for users with memory loss, concentration disabilities and autism. The software application provides users step-by-step instructions on how to counts bills, coins and coin rolls.A user enters the amount for each denomination and the app calculates the total. The app does all the calculation, providing record of all the accounted cash.
The Speech Central for iOS is designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, learning or speech disabilities, or autism. This app is designed to help users interact with web sites and RSS feeds and pick articles to be read aloud by using headphones or Bluetooth hands-free. This way the app also makes the web much more accessible for people with eyesight disabilities or dyslexia. The app works by adding a web article for reading from any app that can share a web sit
The Speech Central is a text to speech app for individuals with communication, cognitive, developmental, or learning or speech disabilities. Users can interact with web sites and RSS feeds and pick articles to be read aloud by using headphone or Bluetooth hands-free buttons. Functions of those audio buttons can be customized which results in high productivity and accessibility. The app is accessible with VoiceOver, and can be used as an assistive technology and helper for people with visual impa
The Seeing Eye GPS is designed for users who are blind or have low vision. The application is a fully accessible turn-by-turn GPS iPhone app with all the normal navigation features plus features unique to blind users. Features include:
Seeing AI is an app developed by Microsoft that can be used to describe people, text, and objects around the user. It is designed to be used by individuals with low vision. The app uses the user's smart phone camera to read short text, longer documents, products, people, currency, and the scene around the user. When reading short text the app quickly reads the information. It can identify products by their barcode and gives the user audio beeps to help locate the code. This app can recognize fri
My Talk Tools Mobile is an assistive communication device application. It is designed for individuals with cognitive difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, down syndrome, or individuals who have trouble communicating. It offers the user the ability to communicate through pictures, symbols, and audio files. The user must have an internet connection. This program works with many popular switches. This product has the ability to utilize geo-location reminders.
Proloquo4Text is a text-based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) iOS mobile app designed for children and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, or a communication or speech disability. Users can type their message into the message box known as the Text Pad using the built-in keyboard and the app’s word prediction and sentence prediction features. Proloquo4Text also provides access to a number of other menus known as Quick Blocks which are designed to support faster communication
Avaz Lite is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) mobile app designed to help children with Autism who are non-verbal develop their language and communication skills. This app allows children to communicate through either picture-based or text-based messages. When in picture mode, children can access an extensive list of symbols representing core words and tap the symbols they want to enter into the message box. And when they are in text mode, they can type out their message word-