Assistive Technology Resources

  • Bamboo Paper-Notebook (Free)

    by: WACOM

    SubjectWriting, ILS, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Turn your iPad into a paper notebook and capture your ideas everywhere, anytime. Taking notes, sketching, and drawing is as straightforward and simple as using real pen and paper. You can enrich your notes or journal with photos. Add images or photos to your page and sketch or write on top.

    download Bamboo Paper-Notebook (Free)  on the App Store
  • BARD Mobile (Free)

    by: Library of Congress

    SubjectILS, Leisure/Recreation, POHI/CI, Reading
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    The BARD Mobile app provides access to braille and talking books directly from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD). BARD contains nearly 70,000 books, magazines, and music scores in audio and braille formats, with new selections added daily.

    download BARD Mobile (Free)  on the App Store
  • Bebot App (Paid)

    by: Normalware

    SubjectLeisure/Recreation, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Bebot is a musical instrument that anyone can play. Instead of a keyboard, it has an easy-to-use touch control system. And it's all built into a friendly animated robot, who performs your music while you play.

    download Bebot App (Paid)  on the App Store
  • BigBrowser (Free)

    by: Braille Institute

    SubjectUtility
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangeSecondary

    A browsing application designed to help low-vision users more easily navigate the web on their iPads. Extra-large keyboard and controls, expanded pinch zooming, and multiple color themes make content easy to read.

    download BigBrowser (Free)  on the App Store
  • Blind Geek Zone (Free)

    by: Rick Harmon

    SubjectCommunity of Practice
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    PlatformWebsite
    Age RangeTeachers

    The Blind Geek Zone, hosted by Rick Harmon, who lost his sight in 2004, offers sources to the blind community for information, audio tutorials, gadget demonstrations, links to products, services, podcasts, and resources. The Blind Geek Zone is on Twitter and Facebook.

    WWW.blind-geek-zone.net