Braille Input in iOS 8


In iOS8, you can write braille on your iOS device, similar to apps like MBraille or Braille Touch. The difference is that this is global, available anywhere you have a keyboard. No switching apps and pasting text, you simply use braille instead of the on-screen keyboard.

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Writing does not need to be a struggle! Using human sounding voices, SaySo reads aloud as you type, and with advanced spell checking and AutoCorrect options, you can confidently update your online status, write your college project or email your colleagues, knowing you’ve made no mistakes.

Reading is also simpler with SaySo; relax and listen to your friends’ emails, your favourite blog or the long report from the boss. SaySo highlights the words as they are spoken, focussing your attention and building your understanding of the text.

Or why not break free from your PC? SaySo saves documents as MP3s (or DAISY books) that you can ‘read’ on the move using your phone, MP3 player or DAISY player.

SaySo is ideal for students and employees with dyslexia, as well as anyone looking to build confidence with reading and writing.

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Speller – Free Spell Checker



Speller is a perfect tool to check spellings of English or Spanish words and come up with suggestions for misspelled words. Speller is based on Aspell, an open source spell checker for various platforms.

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Evernote Clearly


Browser Extension
Clearly makes blog posts, articles and webpages clean and easy to read. Save them to Evernote to read anywhere.
With one click, Clearly makes blog posts and articles clean and easy to read. Clearly eliminates all distractions from your online reading experience, and even allows you to browse multi-page articles in one, seamless view.

Connect Clearly to Evernote to clip and sync articles with every computer, phone and tablet you use.

Organize it
Clearly can automatically tag articles sent to Evernote for fast and easy retrieval.

Text To Speech in Clearly
Sit back and let Clearly read blog posts, articles, and web pages to
you thanks to the new Text To Speech feature powered by iSpeech, available exclusively
for Evernote Premium subscribers.

Highlight it
Use the highlighter to remember the details. Any highlights you make in Clearly will be updated in Evernote.

Related Notes
Automagically rediscover notes in Evernote that is related to the article you are reading. 

Works with Evernote Business 
Read your favorite business-related content distraction-free, then clip it into a Business Notebooks to reference and use anytime.

Customize it 
Choose from three views or create your own. Customizable keyboard shortcuts allow you to quickly launch Clearly and clip articles straight into Evernote.

Remember it
Clearly is brought to you by Evernote, makers of award-winning apps that help you remember everything. Sign up for your free Evernote account now.

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Access Tools


Free Accessibility Software for USB Flash Drives

The Access Tools USB Flash drives features a fully-accessible menu system that allows numerous customisations. The drives contain freely-available accessibility tools, thus making the entire package freely re-distributable.

The Access Tools USB Flash Drive features tools that are free for anyone to download and use.

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Unity Core


Unity® Core is an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) iPad app that lays down a solid language foundation for non-verbal individuals. It is based on the unique and powerful Unity® language system that was previously only found in PRC communication aids from Liberator. Unity® Core provides a consistent and teachable pathway for attaining vital communication skills.

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SmallTalk Communication and Practice Apps


The SmallTalk Family of Free apps offers users extreme portability for when you want to practice your speech and more effectively communicate on the go. SmallTalk apps use the same icons, voices, and videos found in the Lingraphica AllTalk™, TouchTalk™, and MiniTalk™ speech-generating devices.

  1. SmallTalk Aphasia (Your AllTalk Mobile Accessory App)

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    The SmallTalk Aphasia app turns the iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad into a mobile accessory to your AllTalk. It allows you to take your favorite icons, phrases, and videos from the AllTalk with you wherever you go. The SmallTalk Aphasia app provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice, with a male or female option.

  2. SmallTalk Dysphagia


    The SmallTalk Dysphagia app* provides you with a set of icons and phrases that enable you to communicate your swallowing needs and challenges to the caregivers and healthcare providers who are helping you eat and take your required medications. The SmallTalk Dyspagia app talks in a natural human voice.

    Download SmallTalk Dysphagia

  3. SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises

    Oral Motor Exercises

    The SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises app* is designed for people experiencing weak mouth, tongue, and lip muscles, and/or poor oral coordination. The app consists of 52 videos illustrating cheek, tongue, soft palate, lip, and jaw movements that help strengthen the muscles that help you speak.

    Download SmallTalk Oral Motor Exercises

  4. SmallTalk Conversational Phrases

    Conversational Phrases

    Designed to help and enhance your communication with others, the SmallTalk Conversational Phrases app provides you with words and phrases commonly used in conversations, such as greetings, responses, requests, and statements about well-being. It offers you a wide range of vocabulary and pictures and talks in a natural human voice.

    Download SmallTalk Conversational Phrases

  5. SmallTalk Daily Activities

    Daily Activities

    The SmallTalk Daily Activities app provides you with the words and icons you need to go about the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and leisure. This app gives you the necessary vocabulary to communicate simple but very important messages to your loved ones and/or caregivers in a natural human voice.

    Download SmallTalk Daily Activities

  6. SmallTalk Intensive Care

    Intensive Care

    If you are in a hospital emergency room, intensive care unit, or other type of medical facility and you need to communicate with your doctors and nurses, the SmallTalk Intensive Care app provides you with critical words and phrases that will help you describe pain, feelings, and medical needs — phrases like “I need a doctor” or “I have chest pain.” The app talks in a natural human voice.

    Download SmallTalk Intensive Care

  7. SmallTalk Pain Scale

    Pain Scale

    The SmallTalk Pain Scale app helps you communicate the intensity of any pain you may be experiencing. The app includes pain descriptions and images from the Wong-Baker Faces Pain Scale — these visually illustrate pain on a scale from “no pain” to “severe pain.” The images are accompanied by a vocabulary that talks in a natural human voice.

    Download SmallTalk Pain Scale

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Our Story for iPad



Reading, even in the digital age, is probably one of the most important skills that children acquire. It can be an important source of pleasure which also develops vital language and social skills. It is fundamental to most school activities, it can also open up new worlds and give access to the wealth of human knowledge.

This app that has been developed by child psychologists and other specialists at The Open University enables young children to take part in fun games which can help develop interests and skills that will be relevant to them when they start to read.

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TapTapSee is a mobile camera application designed specifically for the blind and visually impaired iOS users. The app utilizes the iDevice’s camera and VoiceOver functions to photograph objects and identify them out loud for the user.

TapTapSee enables the user to double tap on the device’s screen to photograph any two or three dimensional object at any angle, have it accurately analyzed, and defined within seconds. The iDevice’s VoiceOver then speaks the identification audibly to the user.

Moreover, TapTapSee includes the following additional features: Repetition of the last image’s identification, ability to upload images from the camera roll, share identification via Twitter, Facebook, text or email, rotor reader, flash toggle, and the ability to save the identified image to the camera roll with the attached tag.

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Assistive Express


Assistive Apps presents Assistive Express, an affordable Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Device, catered to people with difficulty in speech. The biggest challenge for such users when using AAC devices is the number of key strokes or hits required to construct any sentences, which can take up a significant amount of time to have a decent conversation with anyone. To overcome this challenge, Assistive Express is designed to be simple and efficient, allowing users to express their views and thoughts at the most express manner, with natural sounding voices. 

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