Android apps for persons with disabilities

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Android apps for persons with disabilities

A fast and simple Android interface for seniors and people with vision problems. Or even you, if you hate millions of icons.BIG Launcher makes the smartphone suitable for seniors, children, and people with eye diseases, motor problems or the legally blind. Visually impaired and technically challenged users can use the simple and easy-to-read interface with ease. There is no fear of making a mistake and losing everything with stress-free navigation. And it also features the SOS button which can save lives
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Let your Android phone or honeycomb tablet do all the talking! Text To Speech Toy is a fun application that let’s your device dictate text to you. You can manipulate the speed that the text is dictated and also the pitch of the voice that reads it. Text To Speech Toy is designed as a fun and entertaining application. If you do not like it, please uninstall it. If you love it, please leave a review and tell your friends and family about it!
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Let your Android phone or honeycomb tablet do all the talking! Text To Speech Toy is a fun application that let’s your device dictate text to you. You can manipulate the speed that the text is dictated and also the pitch of the voice that reads it. Text To Speech Toy is designed as a fun and entertaining application. If you do not like it, please uninstall it. If you love it, please leave a review and tell your friends and family about it!
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Feel who’s calling and texting you. Caller ID with vibration patterns. Pick a contact and set or create a unique vibration pattern – it’s that easy! You can now create your own personalized ViBe patterns through the custom ViBe feature – just draw something on the screen!. ViBe notifications also work with SMS & MMS text messages. You’ll feel who’s texting you without having to look down at your phone! Compatible with Handcent, GO SMS Pro. We’re looking into making ViBe compatible with Instagram, Gmail, Facebook, and Twitter notifications.
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Gesture Search lets you quickly access contacts, applications, settings, music and bookmarks on your Android device by drawing letters or numbers. It continuously refines search results as you add each gesture, and becomes better as it learns from your search history.
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Gesture Search lets you quickly access contacts, applications, settings, music and bookmarks on your Android device by drawing letters or numbers. It continuously refines search results as you add each gesture, and becomes better as it learns from your search history.
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Quickly search your phone, the web, and nearby locations by speaking, instead of typing. Call your contacts, get directions, and control your phone with Voice Actions.
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Slide your finger in the direction of the number you want — always starting at 5, you can then go up and to the left for 1, or down and to the right for 9, and so on.Press Menu to access your Phonebook. Press the Dial button to call.
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IDEAL Item Identifier is a barcode-reading app that enables Android users to take a picture of standard UPC and QR codes. Reads the product description if a UPC is scanned; reads the embedded string if it is a QR code.
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A simple, eyes-free music player for Android. All controls are based on the Eyes-Free stroke dialer. You can set Rock Lock as a pre-lock screen for your device to enable quick access to your music collection. If pre-lock is enabled & you have a lock pattern, Rock Lock will appear before you unlock your device.
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Tecla is a set of tools that provides access to mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, for those who are unable to manipulate them due to disease or disability
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is a screenreader that provides spoken and vibration feedback to describe your actions on the phone or Tablet, such as when you launch an app, add an event or make and receive calls etc.
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lets you assign sounds to alert you to actions on your phone. Soundback is included in some newer versions of Talkback.
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provides vibration feedback when you perform actions on your phone. It lets you assign vibration patterns to different actions on your phone. For more information on Kickback
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Magnifies the image you are looking at. The small print can now become large. Use your phone as a digital magnifying glass.
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Color Identifier uses the camera on your phone to speak the names of colors in real-time. It’s a new Augmented Reality app for discovering the names of the colors around you! The color names are fun and specific: Paris Daisy, Lavender Rose, Moon Mist, and many more. It can be a useful app for the blind and visually impaired, but I think its fun for everyone.
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Launch the app, point the camera at the Euro bank note and the Money Talks app will speak and vibrate to indicate the note value. Money Talks hopes to help those who are blind and visually impaired to classify bank notes easily without assistance in their daily lives. Wither to pre-classify notes for quick recall from a compartmentalised wallet or to validate change from a purchase.
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IDEAL Item Identifier is a barcode-reading app that enables Android users to take a picture of standard UPC and QR codes.Reads the product description if a UPC is scanned; reads the embedded string if it is a QR code.
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The all-in-one, lightning fast QR Code and barcode scanner! Scans any popular barcode format to launch websites, find prices, deals, and more.
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Classic Text To Speech Engine from SVOX, in combination with our 40+ male/female voices portfolio of 25+ languages, allows you to read aloud texts from your e-book, navigation, translation and other apps.
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Voice Search of the future, you will no longer need to memorize special keywords or phrases, simply speak into your smartphone and voice actions will automatically respond to what you need.
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Listen to SMS, listen to email, listen to TXT messages. DriveSafely® Pro reads text messages, SMS and emails aloud and lets you respond by voice.
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Sendero GPS LookAround is a self-voicing app designed for a blind or visually impaired person. Unlike Sendero’s other 5 full-featured navigation applications, LookAround does just that. It announces the nearest points of interest and your current location. With a simple shake of the phone, find out where you are.
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Immerse yourself in a great story anytime, anywhere, by downloading from a breathtaking range of 150,000+ titles to your Android device—from best sellers to classics, and everything in-between.
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Darwin Reader is the first accessible Android book reader designed specifically for blind, low vision, and print disabled users. The app fully supports DAISY formatted audio and text books, and directly integrates with Benetech Bookshare and Librivox to make downloading books amazingly simple.
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Fleksy is a new, revolutionary keyboard, powered by patent pending technology that makes typing on any device fast, accurate and so easy you can type without even looking. Try Fleksy free for 30 days!
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Say “hello” to friends and family with an instant message, voice or video call on Skype for free. Join the millions of people using Skype today to stay in touch with the people who matter most. There’s so much you can do, right from the palm of your hand.
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Hearing Aid with Replay is an effective app aimed to improve the sound quality, replay the lost moments and record the most important. Just plug in your earphones, and you’ll hear everything you need! With the app, you can easily choose appropriate sound intensity, reduce excessive loudness and focus your attention only on relevant information (boost the speech in presentations, listen to nature sounds, listen to TV etc).
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The Hamilton CapTel® App is designed exclusively for individuals who have difficulty hearing over the telephone. With this app, you may listen to your phone conversations while reading word-for-word captions of what’s said to you – similar to captions on TV.
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Like closed captions on your TV, ClearCaptions on your phone calls lets you hear AND read what’s being said, eliminating the frustration of hearing on the phone. Instead of asking people to repeat themselves, or guessing what was said, you can read the person’s words on your Android while you listen on the call.
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MyMessage’ is a one-step communication app. You record a message, and it will play by pressing anywhere on the screen. The record button can be ‘hidden’ by scrolling down the page to hide it at the bottom. ‘MyMessage’ can teach children or adults who have very little or no language abilities to initiate communication and have control over their environment in a fun and functional way. Because you can record messages, it can be functional for any client!
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TapToTalk turns an Android Phone or Tablet into an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device. TapToTalk makes communication fun, like another “game” on this cool device. Just tap a picture and TapToTalk speaks. Each picture can lead to another screen of pictures.
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Now you can publish your Alexicom augmentative communication pages to your Android tablet or phone and take them anywhere. Communication pages with text, images, and AT&T Natural Voices speech output can be downloaded directly from the Alexicom server or imported from your computer with a USB cable. Once the pages are on your device, a data connection is no longer required.
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Tobii Sono Flex is an easy to use AAC vocabulary app that turns symbols into clear speech. It offers language to nonverbal users who are not yet in full control of literacy.
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This application represents a quick and practical form of teaching your child the basics of communication. The communication is the most important element for increasing the independence and progress of your child. This application uses the basic needs of your child in order to improve his communication skills.
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First-Then visual schedule application is designed for caregivers to provide positive behavior support. For individuals with communication needs, developmental delays, Autism or those who benefit from a structured environment; visual schedules serve to increase independence and lower anxiety during transitions through different activities.
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This is the BRAND NEW version of Life Skills Winner. Please note that you do need an account to play this app. Also, this app is only a task player and does not have any other features right now.
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A token board that’s handy wherever an opportunity to teach a desirable behavior arises! A common teaching tool for behavior development and modification, including ABA. Great for young children as well as kids on the autistic spectrum, asperger’s, PDD NOS, Down syndrome or other kinds of developmental delay.
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Test you and your child’s memory with this great memory matching brain trainer. The game features many great items such as great artwork, fun familiar music kids can enjoy, several board sizes and a casual mode which is especially great for kids or adults that need a brain break!
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