Assistive Technology Resources

  • Swift Playgrounds (Free)

    by: Apple

    SubjectComputer Science
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    PlatformWebsite
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary new app for iPad that makes it fun to learn and experiment with code. Solve interactive puzzles in the guided “Learn to Code” lessons to master the basics of coding, and create engaging and unique programs via additional challenges.

    http://android-apk.net/app/swift-playgrounds/908519492/
  • Swift Playgrounds (for iOS: Teach Students to Code) (Free)

    by: Apple

    SubjectComputer Science
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformiOS, Website
    Age RangeElementary, Secondary

    Swift is designed to teach students how to code and has a coding language that is easy to use. It allows you to see what you are coding on the left side of the screen and immediately see the results on the right side. Offers 3D features.

    http://www.apple.com/swift/playgrounds
    download Swift Playgrounds (for iOS: Teach Students to Code) (Free)  on the App Store
  • SwiftKey (Paid)

    by: SwiftKey

    SubjectUtility, Writing
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformAndroid, iOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is a smart keyboard that learns from you, replacing your device’s built-in keyboard with one that adapts to the way you type. The app learns your writing style to give you super-accurate autocorrect and intelligent next-word prediction, reducing keystrokes and getting smarter over time.

    download SwiftKey (Paid)  on the App Store get SwiftKey (Paid)  on google play
  • Switch Accessible Apps for iPad/iPhone – Non AAC (Free)

    by: Jane Farrell

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

    A list of switch-accessible apps for the iPad and iPhone that aren’t primarily designed for AAC – or which can be used for reasons other than communication.

    http://www.janefarrall.com/switch-accessible-apps-for-ipadiphone-non-aac
  • Talking Carl + (Paid)

    by: Tayasui

    SubjectCommunication, POHI/CI, Visual Skills
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool

    Talk, sing, and play with Carl. Tickle him, feed him, and hear his funny laughs, growls, and more!

    download Talking Carl + (Paid)  on the App Store