Assistive Technology Resources

  • Ballyland Rotor (Paid)

    by: Sonokids

    SubjectReading, Writing, Braille, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, POHI/CI, Visual Skills
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary

    “Ballyland Rotor” with a variety of stories, sounds, and songs is designed for preschool and early elementary education, teaching the concept and gestures for the ‘Rotor’ in VoiceOver. Ballicopter, the little red helicopter, flies through Ballyland and the Rotor gesture changes the unfolding adventure. Ballyland Rotor supports understanding the concept of selecting options and settings by way of the Rotor and offers a safe platform to explore and practice the different ways the Rotor gesture is performed.

    download Ballyland Rotor (Paid)  on the App Store
  • 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