Many students who are blind or visually impaired have trouble sleeping. Some students have switched day and night schedules, making it hard to fall asleep at night and to stay awake during class. Rain Rain Sleep Sounds is a mainstream app developed to help people with falling asleep and with anxiety. Showcased on ABC7 as 'best apps to battle anxiety', Rain Rain Sleep Sounds is being used by over 4 million people. This accessible app has many features with unlimited access to 35 free, full-quality endless sounds, the ability to combine and mix sounds, a sleep timer and a bedtime reminder.
Some students who battle with anxiety may benefit from listening to these calming sounds in other environments, including appropriate quiet times in the classroom or when doing homework.