iOS apps Posts

App Logo: Text, "MaLynWorks" with the letter "W" on a blue background.

Quick Keyboard Tips for Microsoft Word through an iOS App: MLWordTips App

MLWordTips iOS app aids blind users in learning to use Microsoft Word.

Reading Resources

There are many resources out there for visually impaired/blind people. Here are just a few that I enjoy, and work for me.
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Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Reader app reads books, articles and documents out loud.
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ShapeTones App: An accessible audiovisual memory game

ShapeTones is an iOS audiovisual game that encourages spatial concepts and sonification skills.
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Moovit: Your Local Transit iOS App

Moovit, a popular transit app, is now accessible with a screen reader.
Screenshot of the Invisble Puzzle app: black background with a white circle and Play, Award and Information buttons.

Invisible Puzzle: iOS App

Information about The Invisible Puzzle app which introduces sonification to students with visual impairments and blindness.
Uber logo ("U" on black background) and Lyft logo ("Lyft" on pink background).

Ride Sharing Apps: Uber and Lyft

Information and strategies on using Uber and Lyft riding sharing apps as a visually impaired rider.
Screenshot of SAS Gloss app showing annotated Baseball Graph worksheet.

Using an Annotation App in the Classroom: Low Vision Students

Using SAS Gloss, an annotation app, to complete kindergarten coloring worksheets and fill-in-the-blank assignments for students with low vision.
Money Reader Logo: Looking through a magnifying glass to view bills.

Money Reader: iOS App

Money Reader is an app used by visually impaired and blind to identify money.
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Google Translate app: iOS and Android Apps

Instantly translate spoken words or signage with Google Translate mobile app.
Brightly colored barn wrapped in a red blindfold.

Blindfold Barnyard: iOS app

Blindfold Barnyard is a fully accessible audio iOS game that teaches cardinal directions.

Vision Test: iOS and Android Apps

iOS and Android app that tests visual acuity and more.

Kaleigh's Favorite Apps

A blind high school student's three favorite apps: Google Drive, JAWS and Adobe DC.
picture of a jockey on a running racehorse with a red blindfold around the horse.

Blindfold RaceHorse: iOS app

Blindfold Horse Race is a fully accessible audio game where you race your horse against other horses.
Screenshot of a scientific graphing calculator and graph with four curved colored lines.

Scientific Graphing Calculator 2: iOS and Android Apps

Information about a Scientific Graphing Calculator app.
Taptic-edu: Brightly colored individual yellow braille tiles and blue braille display.

Taptic-edu: a Smart Braille Coaching Device

Introducing Taptic-edu, a new braille learning device that pairs with an iOS device.
Facebook emojis: Like, love, happy, sad symbols

How to use the New Facebook Reactions: Android and IOS

Information on how to use the Facebook Reactions with and without screen readers.
App logo of blue and green open book.

Open eBooks app: iOS App

eBooks initiative available for students and special education teachers.
App logo: Cursive D with text "Disney Movies"on blue background.

Pixar made an app that helps the blind experience movies

App that enables blind to experience movies.