Assistive Technology Resources

  • Perkins School for the Blind eLEARNING (Free)

    by: Perkins School for the Blind

    SubjectCommunity of Practice
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformWebsite
    Age RangeTeachers

    Perkins eLEARNING provides help with iOS and Android assistive technology such as Voice Over, music, switches, coding apps, braille apps, talking calculator, college preparedness, and E-BOT. Students can share on the blog.

    http://www.perkinselearning.org/technology/posts/apps
  • Pocket Recorder (Paid)

    by: Sweetman Systems By Andrew Roberts

    SubjectReading, Writing, Braille, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, Communication, Community of Practice, Utility, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Pocket Recorder is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Pocket Recorder’s menus are comprehensive and graphics minimalized for swift navigation by users with screen reading and fully accessible with VoiceOver. VoiceOver is compatible Braille display. It is recommended to use application with headphones to prevent any Voiceover speech from being recorded. Links to Dropbox account.

    download Pocket Recorder (Paid)  on the App Store
  • Podcast and Radio Addict (Free)

    by: Xavier Guillemane

    SubjectNews/Podcast/Radio
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformAndroid
    Age RangeSecondary

    With Podcast Addict, manage your audio and video podcasts, audio books, on-demand radio, and your YouTube channels and RSS news feeds.

    get Podcast and Radio Addict (Free)  on google play
  • PowerPoint (Free)

    by: Microsoft Corporation

    SubjectWriting
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification, Speech to Text
    PlatformAndroid, iOS
    Age RangeSecondary

    Now PowerPoint presentations look great on your tablet and phone. When you edit or create presentations, you can be confident that they will look exactly how you want across PC, Mac, tablet and phone.

    download PowerPoint (Free)  on the App Store get PowerPoint (Free)  on google play
  • Premier Talking Reader (Paid)

    by: Premier Literacy

    SubjectReading, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureText to Speech
    PlatformWebsite
    Age RangeSecondary, Teachers

    Reads selected text aloud with the added benefit of note extraction. Import/export options include: Dropbox integration, Email files, Sync files through iTunes. Users also have to ability to copy, move, delete, rename, and create folders.

    http://www.premierathome.com/products/E-TextReader.php