Assistive Technology Resources

  • TextExpander (Legacy) (Paid)

    by: SmileOnMyMac, LLC

    SubjectUtility, Writing
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Type faster in any App using the TextExpander keyboard. The keyboard enables custom abbreviations to expand into long snippets of text, such as addresses, URLs, email signatures, and form letters.

    download TextExpander (Legacy) (Paid)  on the App Store
  • TextGrabber 6 – Real-Time OCR (Free)

    by: ABBYY

    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Text to Speech, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    TextGrabber 6 easily and quickly scans, translates, and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material.

    download TextGrabber 6 – Real-Time OCR (Free)  on the App Store
  • The Elements (Paid)

    by: Touch Press Inc.

    SubjectUtility, Writing
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Speech to Text, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    Age RangeSecondary

    The Elements is reference app of the periodic table, told in words and pictures, allowing you to experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you've never seen before.

    download The Elements (Paid)  on the App Store
  • The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress (Free)

    by: NLS

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

    The NLS administers the braille and talking-book program, a free library service available to residents of the United States and its territories and American citizens living abroad who have low vision, blindness, or physical disability. NLS mails digital audio players and books and magazines—in audio and in braille—directly to enrollees at no cost. Music instructional materials are available in large-print, braille, and recorded formats. Select materials are also available online for download.
  • Touch Xylophone! (Free)

    by: Ronald Bell

    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Touch Xylophone is a fun musical instrument that you can take with you anywhere! Download on multiple devices and create a Touch Xylophone band!

    download Touch Xylophone! (Free)  on the App Store