Assistive Technology Resources


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  • 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.
  • Tickle (Free)

    by: NKPM

    SubjectCommunication, ILS
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangeSecondary

    The Tickle iPhone application gives access to the Tickle Network. Everyone in the Tickle Network can tickle each other by shaking the device. You'll be tickled by receiving a message (push notification) about who tickled you.

    download Tickle (Free)  on the App Store
  • 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
  • TouchMath (Paid)

    by: Innovative Learning Solutions, Inc

    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangeElementary

    Apps for math practice, beginning with touch counting and moving on to addition and subtraction. Teacher support also.