Apple – iPhone iPad apps for persons with disabilities

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Apple - iPhone iPad apps for persons with disabilities

The iComm (short for I Communicate) is an app providing an affordable, custom built and easy to use communication system using pictures and words – both written and spoken. It is ideal for children under three until they are able to express their needs through well formed speech. The iComm is also very useful for children with a broad range of disabilities who have trouble communicating such as cerebral palsy or autism.
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Report disabled parking abuse to your city in less than two minutes. When you see a vehicle parked illegally, simply launch Parking Mobility, take 3 photos and submit. We tell the city and they ticket the vehicle’s owner. You help improve accessibility in your community and support people with disabilities. The data you help us generate helps demonstrate the worldwide problem of accessible parking abuse and helps us provide the most effective program to end abuse in your community.
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Works in many situations, around the table at home, watching TV, in lecture halls, at parties, wherever you’d like to hear, or overhear, the people around you! Are you in a noisy coffee shop and you’d like to better hear your friend? That’s easy with soundAMP, just slide the Zoom button to reduce the background sound.
We have tuned soundAMP to provide you crystal clear sound at the maximum volume possible. And with its advanced technology, it even reduces volume over the limit.
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Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for the iPad. Verbally brings speech to those without and enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design. Just tap in what you want to say and Verbally speaks for you. Premium Features available with an in-app purchase.
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this app is designed to unlock one of the greatest cities to those who have previously felt London was not an accessible location for them to visit.
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Proloquo2Go® is an award-winning symbol-supported communication app providing a voice to over 75,000 individuals around the world who are unable to speak.
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A built-in screenreader that allows you to use the iPhone even if you can not see the screen. You touch the screen to hear a description of the item under your finger, then double-tap to activate it. When you are typing an email message or text message, VoiceOver echoes each character on the keyboard as you touch it, and again to confirm when you enter it.
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lets you magnify the entire screen of any application you are using to help you see what is on the display. Double-tap on the screen and it will zoom in and out by 200%.
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allows you to perform tasks on your phone hands-free using just your voice. You can send messages, schedule meetings, make phone calls, and more. This voice recognition functionality can be useful for people with a visual impairment or people with limited dexterity.
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provides video calling, which allows people to see the caller on their screen in realtime. This can be helpful for people using sign language or lip reading.
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the iPhone can provide visual and vibrating alerts for incoming calls, new text messages, new and sent mail etc. This can be useful for someone with a hearing impairment.
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this allows the user to customise all the text in the smartphone or tablet to the size they need. So, a user might choose to set their text size to 32pt rather than the standard 12pt making texts, emails, contacts and entries in the Calendar and Notes easier to read.
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Eye Reader is a revolutionary PDF reader, which uses the distance between your face and device (iPhone, iPad, iPod) to control the ZOOM function. No pinching or tapping is needed to zoom your PDF documents. Just move your device TOWARDS your face to ZOOM IN and AWAY from your face to ZOOM OUT.
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colorID is a color recognition app that allows users to capture, identify, and share colors on the go.
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LookTel Money Reader instantly recognizes the currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people experiencing visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills.
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LookTel Recognizer allows those persons having visual impairments or blindness to identify cans, packages, ID or credit cards, DVDs, and similar items. Customers can store images of objects in a library or database, and then point the iPhone’s camera at an object and the phone will recognize and describe the item instantly.
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VizWiz lets blind users recruit remote sighted workers to help them with visual problems in nearly real-time. Users take a picture with their phone, speak a question, and then receive multiple spoken answers.
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Have you ever listened to light? With Light Detector, now you can!. Light Detector transforms any natural or artificial light source it encounters into sound. Light Detector is easy to use! Just run the application and point your iPhone camera in any direction.
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Text Detective is a fully accessible app that reads text from the camera in your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad within seconds. Point the camera and sort through mail, read menus, cards, product packages, medication labels, and all kinds of other print around you.
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SayText reads out loud the text in the image. It is intended for the visually impaired users. SayText is a free spin off product from the DocScanner team.
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Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.
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Study has shown that 20% of first time exam takers will fail the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicle) knowledge exam. Save your time at DMV and money by studying the exam with Drive Safe. Better yet, you will become a more knowledgeable driver along the way!
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Sendero Group develops and distributes accessible GPS for the blind on 6 types of devices. If you purchase LookAround for the iPad, your iPad must have cell service, or you can have a wifi connected iPod Touch or iPad with an Apple supported external Bluetooth GPS receiver.
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Besides offering you the possibility to know your position and to get information about the street, the number, etc. it also lets you explore the map of what’s around you.
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BlindSquare is a new solution that combines the latest technology to help the blind with their daily lives. It has been developed in collaboration with blind people and carefully field tested. You need either an iPhone or an iPad to get started. It also supports some additional accessories to enhance the experience.
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Immerse yourself in a great story anytime, anywhere, by downloading from a breathtaking range of 150,000+ titles to your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad—from best sellers to classics, and everything in-between.
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This app is meant to be an extremely simplistic audiobook player. It was written with the visually impaired in mind. Many audiobook player apps have small buttons which are hard to see and difficult to press accurately, making it easy for you to lose your place (and difficult to find it again).
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A simple yet powerful DAISY audio book reader supporting the 2.02, 2002 and 2005 formats with full or partial audio.
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Looking for a faster and easier way to type on your iPhone or iPod touch? BrailleTouch is a revolutionary app for the blind community that lets you type on your touchscreen using braille. Many people have reported typing at 30 words per minute or faster with accuracy.
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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.
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Say “hello” to friends and family with an instant message, voice or video call on Skype for free. There’s so much you can do, right from the palm of your hand.
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Sounds are sent to your earbuds in real time. Hear what you’d like to hear. Record what you’d like to record!
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Listen runs on gestures, not buttons, to make listening to music a seamless experience. It’s perfect for anytime: on your way to work, while exercising, on the go, or just relaxing.
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Loud sound can further harm your hearing, but a properly tuned hearing device can delay further damage to your ears and may prevent tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
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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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ClearCaptions adds free captions to your phone calls, displaying them on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. When you use ClearCaptions with your calls, it’s similar to turning on closed captions for your TV shows; you hear AND read what’s being said.
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Deafness? Use earplugs? earSensor alerts you when call home, when the oven alam sounds, any sound you can not hear and needs to be warned!
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TapSpeak Button for iPad modernizes the idea of a mechanical switch that records and plays messages. We have taken the idea and extended it to provide a portable, convenient, and stigma-free tool to use for basic teaching and communication tasks.
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TapSpeak Sequence for iPad revolutionizes how parents, speech therapists, vision therapists, schools, and institutions create and use message sequences to help disabled children learn to communicate. Use TapSpeak Sequence instead of sequential message switches to record and customize messages without losing any previously recorded sequences.
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Scene & Heard Lite takes a Visual Scene Display approach to augmentative communication. It is a multilingual capable app (by recording your own voice), where teachers, parents or therapists create interactive communication scenes that can speak a message, play a video or link to a new scene. It is all supported by Widgit symbols.
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TapToTalk turns an iPhone™, iPad™ or iPod touch® 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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SoundingBoard transforms your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into the latest in communication technology. In just minutes, you can create custom boards using AbleNet symbols or your own photos.
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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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Uses your iPhone’s advanced GPS, Camera, and compute power to log your journeys while you’re out having fun! Easily share photos and route information with your friends using Facebook and Twitter, or by email in KMZ, GPX, and CSV formats.
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It’s Done! iPhone app remembers later what you do now. Did you remember to lock the door? Turn off the stove? Take your vitamin? It’s Done! gives you perfect recall of completed tasks. So when that uneasy thought occurs, “Did I remember to…?”, It’s Done! helps you confidently confirm the task is done. No need to check or re-check. No worries at all.
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Grace App is a non-speaking, simple picture exchange system developed for people with Autism to communicate their needs independently. Users can select pictures to form a semantic sentence which they can then share, by tilting the iPhone or iPod touch to create a full screen view, and pointing at each card to hear the listener read each word. The cards are large enough on iPad not to need the full screen view.
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App with six display icons that represent a person’s most basic needs. When activated, the icons give an auditory and visual representation of the user’s specific need.
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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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iPrompts, the original app for visual support, is used by caregivers to provide visual structure to those with autism. StoryMaker is the premier app creating and presenting Social Stories, featuring exclusive content from Carol Gray.
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Pocket Picture Planner is the innovative mobile app that lets you view a personalized visual calendar of scheduled activities created with the desktop software, Picture Planner.
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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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iSays is a game of memory skill. The game has four colored buttons, each producing a particular tone.
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You can visualize your work, current, processed, and remainder through graphical time, and it can also be used as a screen saver clock.
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