Behavior/Schedules

Device Name   Description

 

ChorePad HD

ChorePad HD

 


The user of this app can take a more active role in maintaining their home or classroom with this organized chore chart. This app shows them rewards that they can earn as they complete tasks.

Manufacturer: Nannek

ChorePad HD


Endeavor 3

Endeavor 3

  
This app gives the user the ability to quickly create time-based reminders, ranging from single events to regular appointments, as well as immediate audio to-do lists.

Manufacturer: Good Karma Applications, Inc.

Endeavor 3


First Then Visual Schedule

First Then Visual Schedule

 


This app gives the user the ability to quickly create time-based reminders, ranging from single events to regular appointments, as well as immediate audio to-do lists.

Manufacturer: AbleLink Technologies, Inc.

First Then Visual Schedule

iRewardChart: Chore Tracker

iRewardChart: Chore Tracker

 


iReward is a motivational tool on the iPad. A star chart or token board can be created for the user to help reinforce behaviors using visual rewards. This app supports multiple users with customizable options.

Manufacturer: Grembe Inc.

iRewardChart: Chore Tracker




Pictello

Pictello

 


The facilitator can use this app to make a social story or visual schedule for the user. Pictello can use the included natural-sounding Text to Speech voices, or an external voice may be recorded. This app can be used to help to facilitate storytelling.

Manufacturer: AssistiveWare

Pictello



Time Timer

Time Timer

 


This visual timer app may be customized to meet the needs of the user. This timer is designed to “show” the passage of time through the use of its signature red disk that disappears as time elapses. This app makes the abstract concept of time concrete with a visual depiction of “time remaining”.

 

Manufacturer: Time Timer LLC

Time Timer



Visual Impact 3

Visual Impact 3

 

 


Visual Impact 3 is a prompting system that contains specially designed features for individuals with cognitive disabilities. The software directs people towards becoming more independent, self-paced and self-directed. Visual Impact 3 can also be used in conjunction with the Endeavor 3 scheduling App. With Visual Impact 3 and Endeavor 3 on the same iPad, time-sensitive reminders can connect to step-by-step instructions without requiring the user to exit or launch apps manually.

Manufacturer: AbleLink Technologies, Inc.
Visual Impact 3




Blind/Low Vision

Device Name

 

BARD Mobile

BARD Mobile

 


Access tens of thousands of books. BARD Mobile is a service of NLS. NLS provides free audio and braille reading materials to those who cannot read standard print. Audio materials downloaded from BARD can be played directly on the iPad. To read braille materials, you will need to connect a refreshable braille display to your device using Bluetooth.

Manufacturer: Library of Congress

BARD Mobile


BeSpecular - Help the Blind

BeSpecular - Help the Blind


BeSpecular is an app to help someone with low to know vision interact with the world around them. The blind or visually impaired person can ask text/voice questions and receive quick replies that are friendly and helpful.

Manufacturer: BeSpecular LTD

BeSpecular - Help the Blind

 

Big Keyboard

Big Keyboard

 


Big Keyboard is a custom keyboard that makes keys easier to see. They are 40% larger than standard.

Manufacturer: 10x

Big Keyboard


Big Keys Keyboard

Big Keys Keyboard


This app allows the user to resize the keys and emojis.
Features include:

  • Font size and emojis size adjustment on the keyboard.
  • Numeric Keypad for faster data entry.
  • Track the last pressed key.
  • Use gestures for faster typing.
  • Use big Emojis as default keyboard.

 

Manufacturer: Hassan Hattab

Big Keys Keyboard

 

BigMagnify

BigMagnify


This app turns the iPad into a magnifying glass.
With the Big Magnify app, the user can:

  • Use the ENTIRE screen as a BIG magnifying glass
  • Freeze the current image with a single tap and share the magnified image
  • Auto-focus mode, locked-focus mode, manual focus mode
  • Advanced image filters to improve visibility and readability - invert, sharpen and mono
  • Image stabilization
  • Tap-and-hold to focus
  • Intuitive gestures to zoom and to focus
  • Magnify at 1x, 2x, 4x and 8x zoom levels
  • Use the front-facing camera so you can use BigMagnify as a magnified mirror

 

Manufacturer: Dave Cheng

BigMagnify


Braille Tutor

Braille Tutor


Learn and practice contracted braille (Unified English Braille) with Braille Tutor.
Braille Tutor provides an interactive learning experience for a sighted or blind braille learner. It works on the iPad using onscreen keys or home keys on a Bluetooth keyboard. It is self-voiced, but also works with iOS accessibility.

Manufacturer: iEnable Technology Solutions and Consultancy

Braille Tutor

EyeNote

EyeNote


EyeNote is a free mobile device application developed by the BEP as an aid for blind or visually impaired individuals to identify denominations of Federal Reserve notes from Series 1996 to the present.

 

Manufacturer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

EyeNote

iCanSee world

iCanSee world


This app for the blind and visually impaired uses artificial neural networks, in such a way as to recognize different objects in a house, objects on the street, clothing, food, animals, plants, mushrooms and more.

 

Manufacturer: Serhii Stakhiv

iCanSee world

KNFB Reader Enterprise

KNFB Reader Enterprise


KNFB Reader is a text recognition app that gives the user instant access to print. It offers text-to-speech, text-to-Braille, and text highlighting tools for the blind, low-vision, dyslexic, and others with reading differences.
The user can import or take a photo of anything containing text. They can take a photo and the app reads text out loud or displays it on a connected refreshable Braille display.

Manufacturer: Sensotec nv

KNFB Reader Enterprise



Magnifying Glass With Light

Magnifying Glass With Light


This app provides magnification through the iPad with the following functions:

  • Light Level Control
  • Image Capture
  • Auto-Focus Lock
  • Universal App for both iPhone and iPad
  • Pinch to Zoom In/Out.
  • Support Both Portrait or Landscape Orientation
  • Auto turn on built-in light in low light condition when start-up
  • Shake to hide/show all control buttons.
  • Support Front Camera
  • Full Screen User Interface
  • Magnify from 1.0X - 5.0X
  • Lighted View

Manufacturer: Falcon In Motion LLC

Magnifying Glass With Light

Over 40

Over 40


This app is a flashlight, magnifier, and tip calculator in one app.
This app magnifies from 1x to 20x

Manufacturer: TLA Investments LLC

Over 40

Prizmo Go – Instant Text OCR

Prizmo Go - OCR


This app grabs text with the camera. After text is recognized, the user can interact with it in many useful ways. Text can be read aloud, browsed to any printed website address, phone numbers may be called, Mail apps can be triggered from an email address, or a physical address can be initiated in Apple Maps for navigation.

Manufacturer: Creaceed SPRL

Prizmo Go – Instant Text OCR

Seeing AI

Seeing AI


Seeing AI is an app designed for the blind and low vision. This app describes nearby people, text and objects.
It is optimized for use with VoiceOver.
The app enables the user to recognize:

  • Short Text - Speaks text as soon as it appears in front of the camera.
  • Documents - Provides audio guidance to capture a printed page, and recognizes the text, along with its original formatting.
  • Products - Scans barcodes, using audio beeps to guide you; hear the name, and package information when available. (works with iPhone 6 and later)
  • People - Saves people’s faces so you can recognize them, and get an estimate of their age, gender, and emotions.
  • Scenes (early preview) - Hear an overall description of the scene captured.
  • Currency - Recognizes currency notes. (Requires iOS 11)
  • Color - Identifies color.
  • Handwriting - Reads handwritten text like in greeting cards
  • Light - Generates an audible tone corresponding to the brightness in the surroundings.
  • Images in other apps - Just tap “Share” and “Recognize with Seeing AI” to describe images from Mail, Photos, Twitter, and more.
  • Photo browsing experience - Describes photos on your phone

Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation

Seeing AI

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator


This calculator app is designed for a wide range of users. It has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator; the option to use speech for answers, button names and formulas.

Manufacturer: Adam Croser

Talking Calculator

Talking Typer

Talking Typer


This app is an accessible typing and computer keyboard tutorial with a keyboard game to help increase speed and accuracy. The user can learn to type or improve their skills with drills, practice lessons, keyboard explorer, and a game. It is designed for blind and visually impaired users.

Manufacturer: American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

Talking Typer

TapTapSee

TapTapSee


TapTapSee is designed to help the blind and visually impaired identify objects they encounter in their everyday lives. Simply tap anywhere on the screen to take a picture. TapTapSee can photograph any two or three-dimensional object at any angle and speak the identification back to the user. For spoken identification this app requires that VoiceOver be turned on.

Manufacturer: Cloudsight, Inc.

TapTapSee

VocalEyes AI

VocalEyes AI


VocalEyes uses artificial intelligence to make the world more accessible for blind/low-vision individuals.
Features include:

  • Identify Objects
  • Read Text
  • Describe Environments
  • Label Logos and Brands
  • Detect Faces
  • Classify Emotions
  • Recognize Ages
  • Distinguish Currency Denominations

Manufacturer: VocalEyes AI

VocalEyes AI

Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Reader


Voice Dream Reader can be used as an assistive tool, for educational purposes, or simply for pleasure. This app reads aloud for the user, highlighting each word and line.

 

Manufacturer: Voice Dream LLC

Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Scanner

Voice Dream Scanner


The user can scan paper documents with the camera. It will recognize text. The user can listen using built-in text-to-speech, save, and export the text. It works entirely on the device, independent of internet connection. Scans can be exported as plain text or PDF with embedded text to another app, or save them on the local device, iCloud, Dropbox, or Google Drive. This app works with Voice Dream Reader.

Manufacturer: Voice Dream LLC

Voice Dream Scanner

VO Starter

VO Starter


VO Starter offers the blind and visually impaired iOS users training on the built-in VoiceOver accessibility option.

 

Manufacturer: Michael Doise

VO Starter


 

Cause & Effect

 
Device Name Description

Children’s Switch Progressions

Children’s Switch Progressions

 


A switch or touchscreen activity that helps learners to know when to activate and when NOT to activate the switch/iPad. Music along with animated scenes of life situations are used as the graphic elements. Behavioral prompts, such as "wait," "stop, please," are built in for positive reinforcement.

Manufacturer: RJ Cooper & Associates, Inc.

Children’s Switch Progressions

Five Speckled Frogs

Five Speckled Frogs


The user touches the screen to play a counting song which reinforces early number skills. Count down from five to zero as the frogs jump off the log and sing along. There are also two counting activities to reinforce counting up from zero to five. The uncluttered images are simple and bright and are ideal for the user who may find visual discrimination difficult. Switch access for one or two switches is included. Switches can be connected via a Bluetooth switch interface.

Manufacturer: Inclusive Technology Ltd

Five Speckled Frogs

Picture Build

Picture Build


Picture Build is a game for beginner users, to engage their attention through stimulating picture building activities.  Each of the twenty activities consists of building up a bright, friendly picture in six steps, ending with an engaging animation of the picture. Each step is accompanied by fun sound effects.
Features include:

  • the touch access accommodates a wide variety of touch types so to maximize the chances of a positive result on each screen touch.
  • the visual field is clean and simple so as to minimize visual distractions and complexity
  • there are no distractions through accidental jumps to other screens
  • the operation of the activities is as intuitive and simple as possible – just touch and go
  • bluetooth switch accessible
  • option for auto completion of picture (for greater ‘reward’ on activation)
  • option for return of activity to beginning if not activated in specified time (to encourage faster and continued activation response)
  • options for various touch methods for activation – single touch, double touch or swipe

Manufacturer: Go Life Mobile Technologies (Pty) Ltd

Picture Build


Switch Kids

Switch Kids


Switch Kids is a switch-accessible program that teaches simple cause and effect, multiple-choice cause and effect, and “cause and effect with a goal". While the program is intended for switch users, it can also be used just by touching the screen. A finger acts like a switch. It doesn't matter where the user touches the screen, an activation will register. In the main activities, the user touches anywhere on the screen to cause the next action (the effect). A two-, three- or four-finger touch will cause a different action. The user can use up to four external switches for input, to allow full use of the program to people who cannot easily touch the screen because of physical disabilities.

Manufacturer: Marblesoft

Switch Kids

Tap-n-See Now Deluxe

Tap-n-See Now Deluxe


Tap-n-See Now is an iOS app created specifically for children with cortical visual impairment.
The use of a single image against a solid background helps eliminate visual clutter while the use of highly saturated colors makes the image easier to see. Touching the image results in a reward sound as the image grows in size. All aspects of the app are fully customizable to meet your user's needs. Particular images can be chosen to adapt to the level of complexity that works best for the user. How the user interacts with the image and what kind of reward is triggered is also highly customizable.

Manufacturer: Little Bear Sees

Communication

 
Description

AAC Bestie

AAC Bestie


This app has been designed for users with apraxia and/or aphasia. It is a text to speech application that verbalizes what a user has typed or selected from a list of pre-programmed phrases. Free app that allows totally customized communication pages.

Manufacturer: Elephant Enterprises LLC

AAC Bestie

App2Speak

App2Speak


APP2Speak gives a voice to individuals who have lost the ability to speak and have difficulty communicating their wants and needs. It is for anyone who needs help talking. APP2Speak is designed for individuals with a stroke, apraxia, Parkinson’s Disease, ALS, Autism, brain injury and other conditions effecting speech and communication. The communicator touches a pre-loaded photo to talk, or easily customize the app by adding your own photos or by taking a photo within the app itself. The app uses a pre-recorded message to speak.

Manufacturer: Carson Consulting LLC

App2Speak

Assistive Express

Assistive Express


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. The user can type their message and use word prediction as a rate enhancement. The app memorizes what words are used more often and adjusts word prediction to accommodate what the user is likely to say. Designed for someone who can spell and does not need picture support.
Features:

  • Landscape and Portrait Modes to cater to different needs
  • Word Prediction to minimize the keystrokes required
  • Adaptive learning of new vocabulary into the word prediction list
  • Favorites list for users to save commonly used sentences
  • 3 voices included for user to pick
  • Adjustable volume and speed for voices
  • Large font and buttons for easy access
  • Recent list for quick access to previously spoken sentences
  • Self-learning "next word" prediction
  • Favorites can be reordered
  • Share to Twitter, Facebook, Messages, Email etc.
  • Font size is adjustable

Manufacturer: Kiat Ng

Assistive Express

Flip Writer

Flip Writer


Flip Writer AAC is an assistive technology tool for adults and children with speech or hearing impairments.
Type a message on Flip Writer, and this message is displayed on two displays, one facing the user and a second outfacing display for the communication partner. Tap the large white flipped display for high-quality Text-to-Speech. This app can be useful in noisy and uncertain environments such as banks and airports where unambiguous communication is important. It can also be helpful when discussing personal or private matters such as asking for directions to the restroom or requesting help regarding sensitive matters. The built-in speech recognition allows communication partners to speak into the app and have their speech converted to large and legible text that can be easily read.

Manufacturer: Navanit Arakeri

Flip Writer

GoTalk Now

GoTalk Now


NOW combines the simplicity of GoTalks with the dynamic capabilities of an iPad. GoTalk NOW has adjustable page layouts, customizable navigation, recorded and text-to-speech capabilities, and an included symbol set. NOW offers three styles of communication pages: Standard, Express, and Scenes.
In Standard Pages, the action occurs when the location is pressed. In Express Pages, recorded or text-to-speech messages with a built-in speech bar play in sequence when the bar is pressed. Scene Pages are built around a single photo or image.
Features:

  • Choose 1, 2, 4, 9, 16, 25 or 36 locations per page.
  • Use images from the iPad camera, photo library, or the Imagine Symbol set.
  • Search the Internet in-app for the perfect image or icon.
  • Purchase SymbolStix or Widgit Symbols libraries in-app.
  • Crop, scale, or rotate an image using your fingers.
  • Combine multiple images in a single communication location.
  • Color pages, borders, and text with any hue.
  • Move and size text with your fingers so it feels just right.
  • Record your voice or use our free text-to-speech voice.
  • Add spoken labels (auditory cues) to any button. Great for scanning, guiding visually impaired users, and identifying any new or difficult vocabulary.
  • Trim videos in-app, and play them from any communication location.
  • Select our alternate video interface to pause or exit the video easily.
  • Link songs from your playlist to any communication location and control them with Pause/Play, Next, and Previous.
  • Include a core vocabulary button for extra quick access to important messages.
  • Create multimedia social stories and step-by-step instruction layouts by linking pages with an after action.
  • Share complete communication books via Wi-Fi with any iPad user who has NOW.
  • Back up communication books via Dropbox or to any Mac or PC for safekeeping.
  • Store and share interactive templates (each including speech, video, text, and jump to links) on our online gallery for free.
  • Download and edit premade templates from Attainment’s collection on the public gallery, also free.
  • Email links to your templates to parents and colleagues, who can open the template on their iPad by tapping on the link.
  • Print and save communication book layouts via PDFs.
  • Access NOW with single or two-switch scanning.

Manufacturer: Attainment Company

GoTalk Now

Grid for iPad - AAC

Grid for iPad - AAC


Grid for iPad is designed for people with conditions such as: ALS / MND, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down’s Syndrome, learning difficulties, and Stroke/Aphasia
Features include:

  • Range of research-based AAC resources
  • Fast and intuitive in-app editing
  • Online Grids – our free resource store
  • Remote editing – from any Windows computer
  • SymbolStix and Widgit symbols included
  • Available in 14 languages
  • Super Core – research-based core vocabulary designed for children starting out with AAC
  • Text Talker – instant communication for literate users
  • Many more ready-made resources for communication and literacy development

Manufacturer: Smartbox Assistive Technology

Grid for iPad - AAC

InnerVoice Smart Communication

InnerVoice Smart Communication


InnerVoice Smart Communication helps the user to express themselves, using the power of AI. Unlike traditional speech-generating apps, InnerVoice combines artificial intelligence technology with facial expressions, emotions, tone-of-voice, written words, and videos. It uses Microsoft's Azure artificial intelligence technology to teach language and literacy skills in a unique way. The camera displays what the user is looking at.
The user chooses an avatar from InnerVoice's library, a photo of a face, or a favorite character. The Chatbot asks and answers questions, provides information, and responds to either speech or text – helping the user to practice conversational speech and language skills in an engaging, low-stress setting. Avatars move, emote, and speak. InnerVoice's AI-supported button-editing system makes creating and editing communication buttons: just take a picture and the system labels the button and adds a description. InnerVoice offers text-to-speech in both English and Spanish along with over 55 new language and dialectical choices from Apple's library. InnerVoice teaches communication using Multi-Sensory Semiotics: which pairs sensory stimuli anything from movements, touch, or sound with auditory symbols (words), visual symbols (text), or gestural symbols (sign language).

Manufacturer: iTherapy

InnerVoice Smart Communication

LAMP Words For Life

LAMP Words For Life


LAMP Words For Life is a full English vocabulary augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) language app that combines the power of the PRC Unity language system with Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) principles and strategies. This app uses a therapeutic approach based on neurological and motor learning principles. It is appropriate for anyone from beginning communicators to skilled communicators with advanced language skills. LAMP Words For Life app is symbol based for those who are not yet literate; however, those symbols are paired with text to support literacy development. The vocabulary, structure, and teaching approach are based on research and years of implementation with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Manufacturer: Prentke Romich Company

LAMP Words For Life

Predictable

Predictable


Designed for literate individuals who have lost the ability to speak. Using word prediction, the app speaks out text-based messages. Categories, in Predictable, make it possible to save frequently used phrases or sentences and easily retrieve them to speak them.
Features include:

  • Change the rate and pitch of the iOS voice
  • Different keyboard options to choose from (10 Key, QWERTY, ABCD, High Frequency, Apple and any other downloadable keyboard).
  • Ability to increase the size of the word prediction text
  • Have discrete conversations without text-to-speech in the Publish mode
  • News Feed
  • Send SMS**, Email*, update Facebook* or send a tweet on Twitter*
  • No Wi-Fi needed to use most of the app (only needed for updating news stories and sharing via email or social media)
  • Switch Accessibility
  • Accessible via Bluetooth switch box + switch/es (compatible with Therapy Box SwitchBox and RJ Cooper Switch Interface)
  • Compatible with the iOS method of scanning
  • Configurable settings for auto or user scan
  • Use the whole screen as a switch with scanning (Touch Anywhere method)
  • Works with built-in head tracking.

Manufacturer: Therapy Box Limited

Predictable

Proloquo2Go

Proloquo2Go


Proloquo2Go is a communication app for people who cannot speak or need help being understood. Featuring natural sounding voices, including real children’s voices, this app is fully customizable and can be utilized to build language skills and grow with a person’s communication, supporting both beginning and advanced communicators. Core Words are the basis of Proloquo2Go’s Crescendo vocabulary. Users can grow from single words to full sentences in the same app. Crescendo puts core words in consistent locations for easy access and motor-planning. This app is customizable. Use the app’s built-in library of 25,000 symbols or use photos stored in the iPad’s photo library. For users with fine-motor challenges and vision impairments, Proloquo2Go offers options like 23 pre-programmed grid sizes and accessibility settings which support switch scanning and Apple’s VoiceOver screen reader.

Manufacturer: AssistiveWare

Proloquo2Go

Proloquo4Text

Proloquo4Text


Proloquo4Text is a text to speech app for those who cannot rely on their voice to speak. The layout enables easy, daily conversation and quick access to the user’s most common phrases. Proloquo4Text can be used to produce speech by anyone who can type and spell.
Features include:

  • Single screen use for easy access to words, phrases and keyboard.
  • Switch easily between conversations.
  • Adjustable appearance (font, color, text size).
  • Download, natural-sounding voices within Proloquo4Text. All premium Acapela voices are included in Proloquo4Text.
  • Use my-own-voice, a voice-banking technology, to preserve and capture the essence of your own voice in synthetic speech.
  • Send email, messages, and tweets from Proloquo4Text.
  • Write in Proloquo4Text and copy your text into another app.
  • Listen to text by pasting into Proloquo4Text.
  • Make phone and FaceTime video calls with Proloquo4Text.
  • Easily access your commonly used phrases on Apple Watch, and just tap to show or speak them. You can customize the contents shown on the Watch from your iPhone.
  • Accessibility Features.
  • Follow words as they are spoken with optional sentence or word highlighting.
  • Optimized for Switch Control and VoiceOver.
  • Communicate without an internet connection.
  • Use multitasking functionality to run another app side-by-side on supported devices
  • Keep your devices in sync by easily backing up and restoring your customizations and stored phrases.

Manufacturer: AssistiveWare

Proloquo4Text

Scene & Heard

Scene & Heard


Scene & Heard is a visual scene based communication aid which provides communication in context. Scene & Heard is designed for a range of needs, starting with simple, single-message based communication to sophisticated interlinking scenes with a range of interactive features.
Personalize each scene with fun and interactive options including audio messages, video clips and Widgit symbols.
Features include:

  • Voice recorded messages for scenes or use the text to speech voice
  • Create or import short video files
  • Choose and use over 12000 Widgit symbols
  • Create hotspots (tagging an element on the scene) and allocate actions
  • Task prompter allows gives step by step instructions for any task using audio or video
  • Schedule a task using the in-app scheduler
  • Link scenes to create a sequence of events, support narrative or to reinforce cause and effect concepts
  • Easy to use photo library to find your scenes
  • Create communication books to share and print
  • Switch accessible with a Therapy Box Switch Box or an RJ Cooper switch interface
  • Use the whole screen as a switch in "touch anywhere" mode. Uses scanning to highlight the active areas and the person using the app can tap anywhere to make their choice

Manufacturer: Therapy Box Limited

Scene & Heard

SmallTalk Aphasia Female

SmallTalk Aphasia Female


SmallTalk Aphasia Female provides a library of pictures and videos that the user can tap to speak in a female voice. It comes with dozens of common words and phrases that can be used in everyday situations like meeting someone for the first time, telephoning someone, ordering at a restaurant, communicating with healthcare providers, and much more. It also contains a series of videos that show the tongue and lip movements necessary to say key words and phrases. The order easily be rearranged to make it simpler to focus on important messages. Then, reset the app to return to original settings.

Manufacturer: Lingraphica

SmallTalk Aphasia Female

SmallTalk Aphasia Male

SmallTalk Aphasia Male


This app has the same specifications as SmallTalk Aphasia Female but with a male voice.

 

Manufacturer: Lingraphica

SmallTalk Aphasia Male

Snap Core First

Snap Core First


Snap Core First is a symbol-based AAC app for non-verbal individuals who have difficulties speaking or are totally non-verbal. This AAC app is designed to let users start communicating quickly and to guide them from their first words to literacy. It is also easy for parents, teachers, and speech therapists to learn how to use.
Snap Core First makes it easy to:

  • Edit and change grid sizes (12 to choose from)
  • Drag and drop with common functions
  • Link pages
  • Find words quickly thanks to a special Search tool

Manufacturer: Tobii Dynavox LLC

Snap Core First

Snap Scene

Snap Scene


Snap Scene provides Instant scene-based communication and language learning for the user.
Take a photo and tag it with recordings to let the user communicate on the fly. Snap Scene turns everyday moments into chances to learn to communicate naturally. Communication partners can download Pathways, a FREE companion app for Snap Scene, packed with expert advice on how to meaningfully impact the communicator’s success.

Manufacturer: Tobii Dynavox LLC

Snap Scene

Sono Flex

Sono Flex


Tobii Sono Flex is an AAC vocabulary app that turns symbols into clear speech. It offers language to nonverbal users who are not yet in full control of literacy. Sono Flex combines the benefits of structure and flexibility, providing a framework for language development, quickly matching individual and situational communication needs. Tobii Sono Flex has been designed to be easy to operate and easy for SLPs, teachers, parents, caregivers, or other communication partners to setup and customize.
Features include:

  • Combines core and topic-based vocabulary in a unique and dynamic way
  • Provides an easy, and highly motivating, start with over 50 pre-made context vocabularies
  • Comes with more than 11,000 SymbolStix® symbols
  • Use the camera and photo albums of the iPhone or iPad to create your own symbols
  • Comes with 5 US English, high quality Acapela voices; one boy, one girl, two women and one male voice.
  • Offers a solid structure to build up a large common vocabulary and enables versatile communication
  • Great flexibility in tailoring the vocabulary to individual and situational needs
  • Develop within Tobii Sono Flex, into other Sono Suite products or even switch hardware platforms
  • Tobii Sono Flex is available for iPhone, iPod, iPad and on regular PCs and dedicated speech devices running Tobii Communicator.

Manufacturer: Tobii Dynavox LLC

Sono Flex

Sounding Board

Sounding Board


SoundingBoard transforms the iPad into the latest in communication technology. In just minutes, you can create custom boards using AbleNet symbols or your own words. SoundingBoard includes switch access and is compatible with the AbleNet Blue2 Switch.

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Sounding Board

Speak4Yourself

Speak4Yourself


This application is consistent with motor learning principles, uses a word-based 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 capability to begin with one word but contains almost 11,000 Smarty Symbols and allows the user the potential to access almost 14,000 words, with no more than two touches to say a word. Complex page navigation and scanning are eliminated to allow fast, consistent access to language.

Manufacturer: Speak for Yourself LLC

Speak4Yourself

Speakprose

Speakprose


This app supports every input mode: Touch, swipe, switch, and eye gaze/head tracking.
Upgrading to Pro+ unlocks a new way of tracking your eyes and face with the Apple TrueDepth camera and allows the user access through eye tracking. It even works beautifully outdoors - compared to other systems that don't function in bright sunlight.

Manufacturer: Cognixion

Speakprose

Speak4Me Pro

Speak4Me Pro


This app uses text to Speech with word prediction as a rate enhancement. The user can save phrases from a “favorite” list. Phrases can be converted to an audio file and shared via iMessage, Mail, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, etc.

 

Manufacturer: A Luiggi Daniel Minaya Salcedo

Speak4Me Pro

Text to Speech!

Text to Speech!


Text to Speech produces natural sounding synthesized speech from typed messages. With 82 different voices to choose from and the ability to adjust the rate and pitch, there are countless ways in which the synthesized voice can be adjusted.

Manufacturer: Gwyn Durbridge

Text to Speech!

Tobii Dynavox Compass Connect

Tobii Dynavox Compass Connect


The Compass Connect App provides a research-based communication solution for individuals of all ages and abilities who cannot use their natural voice to successfully participate in their everyday lives. With the ability to quickly customize the communication pages based on age, ability level, and by identifying the topics that the user wants to talk about, Compass Connect provides communication that empowers individuals to learn, grow, and achieve their goals. The Compass Connect app uses the power of the cloud to manage and update the communication pages at any time and from anywhere. The Compass Connect app connects with myDynaVox, a cloud-based portal where the communication pages can be backed up. The user also has access to teaching and therapy supports. Content may be shared between family, therapists, and other members of the support team.

Manufacturer: Tobii Dynavox LLC

Tobii Dynavox Compass Connect

TouchChat HD AAC with WordPower

TouchChat HD AAC with WordPower


This version of TouchChat is bundled with the WordPower series of AAC vocabularies. WordPower is a word-based vocabulary that allows for easy and intuitive communication, while WordPower with Phrases incorporates phrases for easier language generation.

Manufacturer: Prentke Romich Company

TouchChat HD AAC with WordPower

Verbally

Verbally


Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive app for the iPad. This app uses word blocks, the keyboard, and word predictions for augmentative communication. This app is designed for someone who can use direct selection and is literate, not needing picture reinforcement.

 

Manufacturer: Intuary

Verbally

Hearing

 
Device Name Device Description

Hearing Helper

Hearing Helper


Hearing Helper is specifically designed for anyone trying to talk with those that are hard of hearing, Deaf, or use English as a second language. To use the app, one pushes and holds the mic to translate speech-to-text with Apple's Siri technology.

 

Manufacturer: Rob Norback

Hearing Helper

Voice Dictation Speechy

Voice Dictation Speechy


Speechy is a real-time dictation solution using speech-to-text. Speechy transcribes the user’s words and thoughts. The user can use the power of voice to create words.

 

Manufacturer: Shenghui Jin

Voice Dictation Speechy

Keyboard

 
Device Name Description

Abilipad

Abilipad


Abilipad is a customizable keyboard and adaptive notepad, with word prediction and text-to-speech.
The keyboard editor enables one to create customized keyboard layouts quickly and easily:

  • Assign each key any letter, word, sentence, or picture
  • Merge cells together to form larger keys
  • Create audio recordings
  • Select from various fonts and letters sizes
  • Use different colors for the grid, keys and letters

Features include:

  • Distraction-free writing space
  • Word Prediction
  • Set the text style (font, size and color) and background color
  • Include images from the image library or use your own pictures
  • Add, duplicate, and reorder pages
  • Link keyboards to effortlessly shift between from one to the next.
  • Text-to-speech
  • Words are highlighted as they are spoken
  • Speaks letters, words and /or sentences
  • AAC option with easily accessible clear text button
  • Adjust the reading speed
  • Download ready-made activities from the Abilipad Library

Manufacturer: Cheryl Bregman

   

Keedogo Plus

Keedogo Plus


Keedogo Plus is an iPad keyboard with word prediction designed for children and young students. The keyboard provides a simplified layout with just the essential keys so early writers can focus on developing their skills rather than being distracted by symbols and functions they don’t yet need. This keyboard includes: five different themes, fully configurable word prediction, and a QWERTY or ABC layouts. This app offers lowercase key labels and color-coded vowels. Keedogo Plus can be used in almost any app as an alternative to the standard iOS keyboard.

Manufacturer: AssistiveWare

Keedogo Plus

Superkeys Accessible Keyboard

Superkeys Accessible Keyboard


The unique design of SuperKeys gives the user 7 clusters to target instead of over 30 small keys. The user taps the cluster containing the letters that they want and then they tap the letter in the enlarged cluster. Word suggestions are displayed on large customizable buttons as they type to make selection easy, and suggestions are updated as a cluster is opened, making it much more likely that the word they want is included.
There’s also easy access to the iOS Text Replacement phrases – personalized phrases containing 3+ words are displayed in the SuperKeys shortcuts. The user taps the shortcuts key, then selects the phrase that they want. A single tap can enter any phrase, saving time and key presses.

Manufacturer: Crick Software

Superkeys Accessible Keyboard

Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard

Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard


Microsoft SwiftKey is the intelligent keyboard that learns the user’s writing style, so that they can type faster. Microsoft SwiftKey is always learning and adapting to match their unique way of typing - including the user’s slang, nicknames and emojis.

Manufacturer: SwiftKey

Microsoft SwiftKey Keyboard

WordBoard – Phrase Keyboard

WordBoard – Phrase Keyboard

 


The user can personalize and pre-program the keyboard with personal phrases and responses through the WordBoard app.
The user can control what the keys input and save time typing. They can insert snippets, templates, phrases and more with a tap of the keyboard. WordBoard helps the user create different folders with categorized shortcuts and custom quick responses for every aspect of life. The user can add a key to automatically type an email address, a postal address, a hashtag, a quick response, an email template reply, or ASCII art.

Manufacturer: Bytesize

WordBoard – Phrase Keyboard

Math

 
Device Name Description

Attainment’s Stages Math

Attainment’s Stages Math


Stages Math is a number sense app curriculum for assessment and instruction. Activities are designed to improve students' number sense and correlate with math standards for typically developing students in pre-K to 3rd grade. Research surrounding differentiated instruction and universal design for learning has guided the development of this software. Instruction and assessment activities are provided in nine key mathematical skill areas. Each skill area has learning scaffolds with customizable settings.

Manufacturer: Attainment Company

Attainment’s Stages Math

Cashculator

Cashculator


This app is for the user who is having a hard time counting cash. This is a must have app if you are a cashier or need an easier and accurate calculator for counting cash. This app helps to counts bills, coins, coin rolls and checks. The user enters the amount for each denomination and the app does the calculations.

 

Manufacturer: Zeeshan Khaliq

Cashculator

Digits Tape Calculator

Digits Tape Calculator


Digits combines the edit-ability of a spreadsheet with the simplicity of a calculator. Its uniquely correctable tape means never worrying if you entered a calculation correctly. Tap any entry on the tape to correct it (or edit, insert, copy and more). Then, add a label/comment and email or print the tape. This app features an intuitive, fully correctable and editable line-by-line tape history. It uniquely provides spreadsheet-like editing with calculator-level simplicity. Tapes are stored as documents so groups of calculations can be stored and edited conveniently. Comments can be added to each calculation line, making the app ideal for expense tracking and budgeting.

Manufacturer: Shift

Digits Tape Calculator

Dyscalculator

Dyscalculator


The Dyscalculator is a regular calculator and helpful tool that guides the user to a better understanding of numbers and mathematical operations. In Dyscalculator numbers are presented in four different ways:

  • Number symbol (76)
  • Worded numbers (seventy-six)
  • Audio (numbers can be read out loud)
  • Graphical (numbers can be illustrated as bars)

A common mistake is to type in the digits of a number in the wrong order. With the Dyscalculator you can easily swap the digits around until you get the correct number.

Manufacturer: Pind & Bjerre

Dyscalculator

ModMath

ModMath


ModMath is an adaptive program to assist students who struggle with Mathematical notation. The app lets the user write and solve math problems right on the touch screen of an iPad using the custom keypad, and the user can print, email, or save to cloud services like Dropbox.
ModMath lets the user:

 

  • Write and solve equations with a piece of virtual graph paper, greatly improving speed and legibility.
  • Solve basic math problems and more complex algebraic equations, all without ever picking up a pencil.
  • Print assignments, email them directly to the teacher or save to cloud storage.

Manufacturer: Mod Math I.P., LLC

ModMath

MyScript Calculator

MyScript Calculator


This app turns the device into an interactive piece of paper. Simply write a calculation and get the result in real time. Develop it further with editing gestures or by adding new elements anywhere. Reuse previous results with drag and drop.
Features include:

  • Write calculations in an intuitive and natural way without a keyboard.
  • Erase easily by using scratch-out gestures to remove symbols and numbers.
  • Drag and drop numbers from and to the canvas, the memory bar or to an external app.
  • Copy your results to the clipboard or export them to other apps.
  • Fractions: Display results using decimals, fractions or mixed numbers.
  • Multi-line: Continue the same calculation on the next line or write several calculations on multiple lines.
  • Memory: Save results into memory. Reuse them anytime in your calculations.
  • History: Retrieve all your past calculations to reuse or export.
  • Operators include logarithmic and trigonometric functions.

Manufacturer: MyScript

MyScript Calculator

Panther Math Paper

Panther Math Paper


This is for the user who wants to do math independently without a pencil. Math Paper allows the user to simply touch the screen and do math by providing all of the numbers, symbols, and operations needed. Math Paper is for beginning math through advanced math. A great alternative for anyone who uses an iPad in school or work. This app has built-in alternative access for people with motoric disabilities or struggling learners.

Manufacturer: Panther Technology

Panther Math Paper

Photomath

Photomath


With Photomath, learn math, check homework and study for upcoming tests and ACTs/SATs. Photomath is free and works without Wi-Fi or data. This app provides the tools need for basic arithmetic through advanced calculus and geometry.
KEY FEATURES

  • Word problem explanations
  • No internet or data required
  • Free to use
  • Step-by-step explanations for every solution
  • Exclusive how-to animations
  • Scroll through multiple solving methods per problem
  • Multi-functional scientific calculator
  • Interactive graphs

 

MATH TOPICS COVERED

  • Basic Math/Pre-Algebra: arithmetic, integers, fractions, decimal numbers, powers, roots, factors
  • Algebra: linear equations/inequalities, quadratic equations, systems of equations, logarithms, functions, matrices, graphing, polynomials
  • Geometry (specific textbooks only)
  • Trigonometry/Precalculus: identities, conic sections, vectors, matrices, complex numbers, sequences and series, logarithmic functions
  • Calculus: limits, derivatives, integrals, curve sketching
  • Statistics: combinations, factorials

Manufacturer: Photomath, Inc.

Photomath

Talking Scientific Calculator

Talking Scientific Calculator


This calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator; the option to use speech for answers, buttons names and formulas. This app can read answers, entered numbers and formulas aloud.
For example:
1,234.56 is spoken as "One thousand, two hundred thirty-four point five six".
2 + 3 x 5^2 is spoken as "two plus three multiply five squared."
This app has a built in recording studio and script and requires only 5 minutes to record a new voice. Recordings can be transferred between devices using Bluetooth. This app has two entry modes, Standard and Formula. Standard mode emulates traditional calculators. Formula mode takes care of the order of operations for the user. As the user enters a mathematical expression, complete with operators and parentheses (brackets), the user can tap the = button, and the expression is evaluated. The entire app's feature set is accessible to VoiceOver users (using standard or touch typing input styles) and Switch Control users. Unique to this app is an Enhanced VoiceOver Speech mode that pronounces large numbers and formula with natural language rather than one digit at a time. Supports entry and display of Braille on supported devices (thanks to assistance.
This app includes:

  • Trigonometric, hyperbolic, logarithmic, permutations, combinations, factorial, powers, roots, percent and bit-wise operations, conversion between hexadecimal and decimal, random numbers.
  • Full support for fractions (simple and mixed), conversion to and from decimal, fraction reduction, and use of fractions with all operators.
  • Easy access to basic calculator functions, for those who rarely use scientific operations.
  • Paper log feature, designed particularly for classroom use. Calculations can be recorded with a timestamp to be viewed and emailed.

Manufacturer: Adam Croser

Talking Scientific Calculator

Visual Currency Calculator

Visual Currency Calculator


The Visual Currency Calculator is an easy to use app for counting money. It has two different modes - one for simply adding up money, another for adding and subtracting groups of coins and bills. This app is for anyone from children learning to count currency to adults who just want an easy way of tracking the change in their pockets. Visual Currency Calculator has an intuitive interface with a built-in tutorial, making it easy to pick up and use.

Manufacturer: Adam Croser

Visual Currency Calculator

Note Taking

 
Device Name Description

Evernote

Evernote


Evernote helps the user to focus on what matters most and have access to information when needed. The user can input typed notes or scan handwritten notes. To-do’s, photos, images, web pages, or audio instantly become searchable. The user can organize notes and share them. Evernote syncs across devices so that information can move with the user.

Manufacturer: Evernote

Evernote

GoodNotes 5

GoodNotes 5


This app allows the user to create, import, and edit documents on the iPad. Digital notebooks can be created by typing text on the keyboard or write and draw with the mouse/trackpad or the Apple Pencil using Sidecar on the iPad. PDFs and images can be imported to be annotated. Documents can be organized in folders and an unlimited number of subfolders may be created. Important documents, pages, and folders may be marked as Favorites for easy access. Custom outlines may be created for easier navigation through documents

Manufacturer: Time Base Technology Limited

GoodNotes 5

Notability

Notability


This app is used for simple notetaking and PDF annotation. This app allows the user to Work with a variety of notetaking, journaling, and drawing tools like ink, highlighter, text, and audio. The user can mark scanned textbooks, documents, forms, and images. Photos, GIFs, and web pages may be added. Notes become paperless, allowing the user to carry notes with them, without the weight, the hassle or the waste. Group notes with customizable subjects and dividers may be created. The user can quickly search handwritten text typed text, PDF text, image text, and note titles. Notes may be secured through the use of Face ID and Touch ID. The user may create custom colors and match any color with the color dropper. The user can drag & drop handwriting, typed text, and images between notes.
The user can create outlines, interactive checklists, and text boxes. Time can be saved with keyboard shortcuts. The user can import PDFs, DOCs, PPTs, images, GIFs, and more. Pictures, lecture slides, and meeting agendas, or complete class assignments can be annotated. The user can create searchable multi-page PDFs using the built-in Document Scanner. iCloud can automatically sync your notes to Notability on iPad, iPhone, and Mac, or to retrieve previous versions of your notes.

  • The user can auto-backup to send your notes to a cloud service for archiving or recovery. Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, WebDAV, and OneDrive are all supported.

Manufacturer: Ginger Labs

Notability

Notes Plus

Notes Plus


Notes Plus is a note-taking app that converts handwriting to text. 52 languages, records background audio and has automatic shape detection. The user can insert images from Photos or directly from the camera. PDF and DOC files may be imported to be annotated.
Notes can be exported as PDF or images to Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, email, and other apps.

Manufacturer: Viet Tran

Notes Plus

Organization

 
Device Name Description

Google Keep

Google Keep


The user can capture, edit, share, and collaborate on their notes on any device. Notes, lists, photos, and audio can be uploaded to Keep. The user can organize their notes with labels and colors. This app also has a “set and forget” reminder to help to place the note in the right place. The user can record a voice memo and have it automatically transcribed. This app grabs the text from images to help the user to be able to quickly find the note again through search.

Manufacturer: Google LLC

Google Keep

Reading

 
Device Name Description

 

Attainment’s Read to Learn

Attainment’s Read to Learn


Read to Learn is an introductory literacy and life skills program for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism. It features three heavily illustrated, interactive books with age-appropriate themes: Safety Skills Reader, Life Skills Reader, and Focus on Feelings. These books each contain 1 story, each with a comprehension exercise. All text is spoken by narrators and highlighted as it is read. Readers can touch any word at any time to hear it pronounced and are given a definition for especially pertinent vocabulary. “Safety Skills Reader” explores important home, community, personal, and recreational safety issues. Contemporary, graphic novel style drawings illustrate a story about pedestrian travel. “Life Skills Reader” features a story about reading facial expressions. Realistic photos show expected behaviors and step-by-step procedures. “Focus on Feelings” features a photo-illustrated story that helps readers recognize how people feel during common life experiences, such as a birthday. Portrait style photos with matching icons illustrate emotions like annoyed, excited, proud, and disappointed. Comprehension exercises with an optional hint feature assess the reader's understanding of each story. Test results are stored and can be printed. Optional automatic page reading and page turning aid readers who have difficulty navigating the app. Read to Learn scans, and is accessible with one or two switches.

Manufacturer: Attainment Company

Attainment’s Read to Learn

Claro PDF Pro

Claro PDF Pro


ClaroPDF Pro is an accessible, reading and study PDF tool. The user can annotate, mark, listen to and save PDF files, which are then still fully compatible with other popular PDF apps. The user can have accessible text PDF files spoken back to them. PDF image files or photographs of text can be converted to accessible, searchable PDF files using the Claro Cloud conversion service. Alongside the full range of iOS system voices, ClaroPDF Pro lets the user choose up to 4 high-quality voices for free, in the languages of their choice. A ‘Speak in Background’ option lets them listen to a PDF while viewing another app. The ‘Speak on tap’ and ‘Stop on tap’ options make speech easy to control. ClaroPDF allows the background color of the PDF to be changed, and text color inverted, to enhance readability. ClaroPDF fully supports VoiceOver. This app includes a powerful annotation toolbar that lets you add notes and other comments. These are fully interchangeable with most other popular PDF app. The ClaroPDF comments will still be there if the user opens the PDF on another device. Annotations created in another PDF app can also be viewed and edited. Annotation features include: highlight; underscore; strikeout; notes; free text (type straight into the PDF); free line draw; shapes (circle, square, line - with many options); images (you can even insert photos from the iPad camera or photo library into the PDF file); audio and video. The user can convert photos and other images to fully accessible text PDF files that can be spoken, searched, copied and highlighted. As well as converting photos, the user can also convert any PDF Image file into a fully accessible Text PDF file. Along with making these PDF files accessible and searchable, it will also compress them, reducing file size. Up to 5000 pages and photos can be converted.

Manufacturer: Claro Software Limited

Claro PDF Pro

Claro ScanPen

Claro ScanPen


This app is for the user that needs to listen to printed text spoken aloud - at school, in a test or exam, at work or at home. They can use Claro ScanPen to photo a printed text document, letter, test paper - then select the text with finger (or stylus), and hear it spoken. No internet connection is required. Claro ScanPen advances reading aloud support. It gives access to printed text materials and documents for all, in a wide range of languages. The user can take a photo of the text or select a photo of the text document from the camera roll. They can highlight with their finger or stylus which section of text to be spoken. The user can listen as Claro ScanPen instantly reads the text back in a human quality voice. With their finger (or stylus) the user can highlight all of the text, word by word or line by line. They can tap anywhere to stop the speech. Claro ScanPen can also be used with the built in iOS VoiceOver accessibility feature, allowing low vision and blind users to access text. Claro ScanPen has no access to the internet or any reference material, so is perfect to use as a computer reader under exam and test conditions, helping students who cannot read text very well to listen to the exam test paper questions and information. It can also be used for quickly converting class handout materials, printed presentations, instructions, books - in fact anything containing printed texts. This app can be used for independent access and learning. Claro ScanPen uses the latest premium Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to convert a picture into text and uses iOS system voices to read the text back.

Manufacturer: Claro Software Limited

Claro ScanPen

Epic – Kids’ Books and Videos

Epic – Kids’ Books and Videos


Epic is a digital library for kids, where kids can explore their interests and learn with instant, unlimited access to 40,000 ebooks, audiobooks, learning videos, and quizzes. Epic motivates young readers with badges and rewards, and teachers assign books and track each student's reading progress. Well-known books and series include Fancy Nancy, Flat Stanley, Warriors, Biscuit, National Geographic Kids, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Batman, Goosebumps, Clifford, Goodnight Moon, Big Nate, and many more. The Epic library contains everything from picture books to chapter books, early readers, audiobooks, graphic novels, non-fiction titles, educational books, videos and more. Epic also now includes Spanish books and Chinese books.

Manufacturer: Epic Creations, Inc.

Epic – Kids’ Books and Videos

ezPDF Reader

ezPDF Reader


ezPDF Reader is a mobile PDF app with the embedded multimedia (audio & video) playing capability. Easy annotations and PDF form-filling are widely used features. This app also provides Text-to-Speech (TTS). This app is a useful tool to add text, write and draw on a PDF. EzPDF Reader allows for freestyle writing and drawing. The user can add comments and insert images from the photo library or camera. The user can mark texts with highlight, underline and cross-outs. This app also provides the user with the means to import, export and share annotation list

Manufacturer: Unidocs Inc.

ezPDF Reader

NaturalReader Text to Speech

NaturalReader Text to Speech


NaturalReader is a text-to-speech app that reads webpages, documents, and eBooks aloud with natural-sounding voices. NaturalReader is a functional tool for those with dyslexia and other reading difficulties. The user can use NaturalReader to upload e-textbooks, eBooks, or class notes. The user can listen and review on the go while commuting to class or multitasking at home. The user can bookmark important pages for easy access. For both students and writers alike, NaturalReader is also an efficient proofreading tool. Open up any email attachments with NaturalReader to have important documents read instantly. The user can connect to Dropbox, OneDrive, or Google Drive account to easily access and listen to files from the device. This app can be used with webpages with the built-in browser.

Manufacturer: NaturalSoft Limited

NaturalReader Text to Speech

Prizmo Go – Instant Text OCR

Prizmo Go – Instant Text OCR


The user aims at text, shoots, and captures. After text is recognized, the user can interact with it in many useful ways. Additionally, Prizmo Go interacts with the captured text. After shooting, text from the original picture is revealed, and swiping through it allows fast and accurate text selection directly from the image. Selected text can then be read aloud, or the user can tap to browse any printed website address, call phone numbers, trigger Mail app from an email address, or reveal a physical address in Apple Maps and initiate navigation to that place. Prizmo Go comes with enhancements specifically built for VoiceOver, in addition to spoken guidance prior to shooting. That, combined with its text-to-speech capabilities, make it a functional tool for those who need help reading printed documents.

Manufacturer: Creaceed SPRL

Prizmo Go – Instant Text OCR

Read2Go

Read2Go


Read2Go is an accessible ebook reader that makes reading Bookshare titles easy. Bookshare is tan accessible online library for people with print disabilities. From within Read2Go, the user can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare using a Bookshare membership, as well as read DAISY books from other sources. The app gives the user full control over visual choices for font size and color, background and highlighting color, and text-to-speech preferences. Read2Go features word-by-word highlighting for multi-modal reading.

Manufacturer: Benetech

Read2Go

Scanner Pro

Scanner Pro


Scanner Pro is an app for scanning and saving a digital version of a paper document. The user can scan any papers, ranging from a receipt to multi-page documents. Scanner Pro will automatically detect borders, correcting distortion. The user can share, email and upload scans. Scanner pro uses OCR to convert any scan into a text. Advanced color processing algorithms remove shadows, correct perspective and distortion, making the scans as readable as possible.

Manufacturer: Readdle Inc.

Scanner Pro

Snap&Read Universal

Snap&Read Universal


Snap&Read Universal reads both accessible and inaccessible text aloud from websites, images, photographs, PDFs, and more. Snap&Read also adjusts complex text to be more readable, and can translate text into over 100 languages. The user can take a picture and have the text within that picture read aloud. Snap&Read has both an App (for reading aloud, translating, simplifying, and annotating PDFs and Images) and a Safari extension (for reading, simplifying, and translating websites). If difficult vocabulary is too challenging, Snap&Read can dynamically level the text. Essentially, Snap&Read will pick out the difficult words/phrases and swap them out for easier to comprehend vocabulary/phrases. To see the original word, just tap on it to toggle between the original word and the simplified word.
With Snap&Read, the user can use the Camera feature to take a picture and read papers, magazines, books, etc. For the user on the go who does not want to transport books, images can be saved to a picture library and accessed later right from the Snap&Read App, even without an internet connection.

Manufacturer: Don Johnston Incorporated

Snap&Read Universal

SnapType Pro

SnapType Pro


This app allows the user to store unlimited worksheets within the app, draw lines on worksheets, and turn colored worksheets into black and white to save ink when printing. Some users with impaired vision may find it difficult to read traditional worksheets with black text on a white background. Now you can change the background to a variety of colors for better contrast and easier reading. SnapType helps students keep up with their peers in class even when their penmanship holds them back. Students can easily complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad. The user 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.

Manufacturer: SnapType

SnapType Pro

Storyline Online

Storyline Online


The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more. Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading.
Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide.

Manufacturer: SAG-AFTRA Foundation

Storeyline Online

vBookz PDF Voice Reader

vBookz PDF Voice Reader


vBookz reads your PDF files aloud so that the user can follow and read documents on the iPad. vBookz Voice Reader adds orientation and navigation tools, including an interactive cursor which allows the user to follow along, pause reading or repeat lines to ensure reading comprehension. vBookz PDF Voice Reader open PDF files directly from Mail, Dropbox, Google Drive, Safari and others.

Manufacturer: Mindex International Ltd

vBookz PDF Voice Reader

Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Reader


Voice Dream Reader is a text-to-speech app. With features that include:

  • PDF, Plain text, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, RTF, and Google Docs.
  • Web articles.
  • EPUB eBooks. (DRM-free books only. Kindle, iBooks and most commercial eBook platforms are not supported.)
  • Bookshare Books.
  • DAISY text-based books and audiobook.
  • Audiobooks in MP3, MP4 or zipped MP3 format.
  • Rich text and image support for all documents.

Text-to-Speech

  • One premium Acapela voice of your choice free with the purchase of the app.
  • 36 built-in iOS voices in 27 languages are also available for free.
  • 200+ additional premium voices in 30 languages from Acapela, NeoSpeech and Ivona available through in-app purchases.
  • Correct pronunciation with your own pronunciation dictionary.
  • All voices work offline and play in the background even with the screen locked.

Reading Styles

  • Tee-up a list of articles and play while you drive, walk or run.
  • Spoken word is highlighted to improve comprehension and retention.
  • Auto-scrolling and full screen, distraction-free mode to help reader focus.
  • Finger reading. For beginners to read by at running a finger under each word.
  • Pac-Man. Harvard and MIT developed speed-reading method for everyone to read at 2x speed with no loss of comprehension.
  • High contrast and large font size for low vision readers.
  • Optimized for VoiceOver, Braille and switch control.

Manufacturer: Voice Dream LLC

Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Scanner

Voice Dream Scanner


Users can scan paper documents with the camera and recognize text, listen using built-in text-to-speech, and save and export text. Voice Dream Scanner provides OCR and text recognition. It works entirely on the device with no need for internet. This app uses artificial intelligence to analyze the live feed from the camera for text, angle, rotation, and document edges. The user can export scans as plain text or PDF with embedded text to another app, or save them onto the local device, iCloud, Dropbox, or Google Drive. Works with Voice Dream Reader, our full-featured text-to-speech reader.

Manufacturer: Voice Dream LLC

Voice Dream Scanner

Writing

 
Device Name Description

Clicker Writer

Clicker Writer


Clicker Writer is designed for students aged 5-11 of all abilities. This app incorporates all the features from Clicker Sentences, Clicker Connect and Clicker Docs within a single app. Students use the child-friendly keyboard to type into the simple word processor, and a range of speech options encourages them to review what they have written. The built-in Clicker Grids provide students with point and click access to whole words and phrases. Beginner writers build sentences word-by-word, while developing writers use topic-based word banks to complement their keyboard writing. All Clicker Grids can be picture-enhanced; get pictures from your own photo library, snap them with your iPad camera, or select one from the 4,500 curriculum pictures included. The pictures can be sent in the document too, helping students when they are reading back their work. The intelligent word predictor suggests words that fit the context of students’ writing. The Predictor can be customized according to reading level, helping students use good vocabulary and create flowing text with accurate spelling. Learners can listen to words before they write them, helping them to find the word they want and achieve writing success. To make access easier for those with physical challenges, the unique SuperKeys option groups the letter keys into clusters, creating just six large areas to target. Just select the cluster containing the letter you want, and then choose the letter in the enlarged cluster.

Manufacturer: Crick Software

Clicker Writer

Co:Writer Universal

Co:Writer Universal


Co:Writer Universal app gives the user access to word prediction on the iPad. Users sign in to their Co:Writer Universal accounts to write with their personal settings and vocabulary. With this app, as letters are typed, Co:Writer predicts the intended word with the use of grammar-smart word prediction. These suggestions can be read aloud with a swipe. Selecting the intended word, places it into the writing document. For feedback while writing built-in text to speech can be used to read letters, words, sentences, and the entire document. Co:Writer has access to a main prediction dictionary and Topic Dictionaries.
Co:Writer handles the widest range of spelling mistakes through its Flexspell technology including phonetic spelling and inventive spelling errors (letter omissions, word ending omissions, letter reversals, etc). Co:Writer bases its prediction off of proper grammar, and uses its understanding of grammar to accurately predict words within the framework of valid sentence structures.

Manufacturer: Don Johnston Incorporated

Co:Writer Universal

Dictionary.com: English Words Dictionary.com: English Words


Dictionary.com is a free English dictionary and thesaurus app for iOS.
This app includes:

  • Word of the Day – Learn a new word each day and expand your vocabulary education
  • Synonyms — Get thesaurus content alongside your dictionary definitions
  • Audio pronunciations – Never mispronounce another word
  • Voice search – Find the definitions you’re looking for anywhere, anytime
  • Content collections carousel includes word trends, grammar tips, word origin videos, and more
  • Grammar help - Get grammar tips, word usage, and more
  • Favorite words and search history - Customize your recently searched word list, and never forget the newest words you’ve learned
  • English Spelling Help - Not sure how a word is spelled? This app will find it for you.
  • Learner’s Dictionary - Includes extra information about word usage for English learners

Manufacturer: Dictionary.com, LLC

Dictionary.com: English Words

GoWorkSheet Maker

GoWorkSheet Maker


GoWorksheet Maker takes printed classroom worksheets and tests and makes them accessible with an iPad. The user can turn printed worksheets and tests into efiles. A photo of a worksheet can be customized to meet the student's needs. Customization includes added word banks, allowance of tapping to fill multiple choice answers, drag and drop answers, or audio output that includes more detailed instructions or additional prompting.
Two versions of the GoWorksheet app are available:

  1. GoWorksheet Maker is for adding accessibility alternatives to a worksheet so all students can complete the same work.
  2. GoWorksheet is for filling out customized worksheets.
    Capturing text with OCR is a useful tool for creating an enhanced worksheet. Text that is to be read aloud can either be keyed in or added with the built-in OCR that identifies text on the screen. Word banks are another useful tool. For questions with short answers, the keyboard pops up when tapped. Instead of typing the answer, a student may select the answer from a teacher-created word bank.
    Once a GoWorksheet is created, multiple ways are available for the teacher to share it with the student, and for the student to return the completed worksheet. Sharing options include AirDrop, email, any cloud storage set up on the iPad (such as Google Drive or Dropbox), print, or save to Photos.

Manufacturer: Attainment Company

GoWorkSheet Maker

iAnnotate 4

iAnnotate 4


iAnnotate can be used to read, annotate, and share PDFs, Microsoft Office files, images and web pages.
iAnnotate’s interface and customizable set of features can be used for taking notes on lecture slides and annotating documents.
On the iPad Pro this app automatically annotates when the user uses the Apple Pencil and can pan, zoom, scroll with the use of fingers with no tool switching required. Get more work done with iOS multitasking and smart keyboard shortcuts.

Manufacturer: Branchfire, Inc.

iAnnotate 4

iWordQ US

iWordQ US


iWordQ US is a writing and reading application to assist struggling writers and readers. In Writing mode, a text editor is used for writing with the support of word prediction, abbreviation-expansion and speech feedback features. Spell-check and dictionary access is included. Speech recognition is also built into this app. In Reading mode, text is shown in a more visually pleasing manner to improve readability. This is used for proofreading, reading to learn, silent reading, reading aloud, and casual reading/listening. A novel text chunking method can be selected to enhance comprehension and readability of text to allow you to focus on one text chunk at a time. In writing mode, predicted words are displayed as the user types. The user can touch and hold a predicted word to hear it spoken with high-quality text-to-speech. Words typed or selected from the prediction list will be read out loud. As the user completes each sentence by adding punctuation, it will be read back to them. Selected text can also be spoken with word-by-word highlighting. The user can double-tap a word to select a word, or drag to extend selection. The user can also double-tap to select a paragraph. The speech button can be selected to display a speech review control and advance forward and backward by sentences/words.

Manufacturer: Quillsoft Ltd.

iWordQ US

Penultimate

Penultimate


Penultimate is a digital handwriting app that combines natural handwriting and sketching with Evernote’s sync and search.
The user can take notes and drawings in black or colored ink

Manufacturer: Evernote

Penultimate

Typ-O HD – Writing is for Everybody

Typ-O HD – Writing is for Everybody

 


Typ-O HD is a dyslexia app that helps the user to write without spelling errors. Typ-O HD uses a word prediction engine and a spelling error model to help the user to write. Through a synthetic voice the user hears the word prediction suggestions before selecting it.
Typ-O HD allows the user to use the speech recognition tool to speak the word that they want to write.
Features include:

  • word prediction
  • choose themes for the US English dictionary: math, physic, chemistry, history, biology, engineering, sociology
  • change the look of the app: background color; font; prediction keys
  • speech recognition
  • listen to your word before you select it
  • Dropbox sync
  • save your notes inside the app
  • voice output
  • phrase prediction
  • send email or print directly from the app
  • spell check - Typ-O knows the most common spelling mistakes, and will often suggest words even if you have misspelled them

Manufacturer: Therapy Box Limited

Typ-O HD – Writing is for Everybody

Voice Dream Writer

Voice Dream Writer


Voice Dream Writer helps the user to write better: Text-to-speech proofreading can be used to reduce mistakes, conduct phonetic and meaning searches to find the right words to use, and create an active outline to help the user to organize and to improve the structure of their writing.
Features include:

  • Text-To-Speech Proofreading
  • Voice dictate
  • Phonetic word search and meaning search
  • Automatic outline creator
  • Comprehensive settings for text appearance
  • Uncluttered writing area
  • Search for text
  • Search for misspelled words
  • Word count
  • Synchronize and backup with iCloud
  • Import and export for Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box
  • Preview and print with multiple themes
  • Markdown support for formatting
  • Export to Microsoft Word format (compatible with Apple Pages)
  • Support for Bluetooth keyboard
  • There are special tools for VoiceOver users to manage the cursor, select text, and find and correct misspelled words by stepping through them. Also included is the Dyslexia font.

Manufacturer: Voice Dream LLC

Voice Dream Writer