Assistive Technology Resources

  • ScratchJr (Free)

    by: Scratch Foundation

    SubjectComputer Science
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangeElementary

    ScratchJr is an introductory programming language that enables young children (ages 5-7) to create their own interactive stories and games.

    download ScratchJr (Free)  on the App Store
  • See It (Paid)

    by: James Penguin

    SubjectILS, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    See It is a handheld video magnifier that works by streaming a real time video feed to your iPhone or iPad's screen from your device's back-facing camera. You can zoom the feed in and out, and apply image filters to make things easier to see.

    download See It (Paid)  on the App Store
  • Seeing AI (Free)

    by: Microsoft Corporation

    SubjectReading, Braille, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, Communication, Utility, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureText to Speech
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around the user. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text, and objects.

    download Seeing AI (Free)  on the App Store
  • Sero (Free)

    by: Serotek Corporation

    SubjectCommunication, Community of Practice, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, News/Podcast/Radio, POHI/CI, Reading
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformAndroid, iOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    The Sero application, formerly known as iBlink Radio, is the world's first application for the visually impaired for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Radio stations, podcasts, and reading services of special interest to blind and visually impaired persons, as well as their friends, family, caregivers, and those wanting to know what life is like without eyesight.

    download Sero (Free)  on the App Store get Sero (Free)  on google play
  • SimpleMic: Audio Recorder & Voice Memos (Free)

    by: Atlantia Software LLC

    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    The best audio and voice recorder for iPhone just got better! All new for iOS 9 and watch OS 2.0, now you can record audio directly from your Apple Watch and have it available in seconds in the SimpleMic app and on your Mac via iCloud.

    download SimpleMic: Audio Recorder & Voice Memos (Free)  on the App Store