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iPad apps for accessibility By Matt Ewens, Information Officer for the JISC RSC South West

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  • iPad Apps for accessibilityBy Matt Ewens Information OfficerThis list has been created in part through some greatexisting resources that I have found through Twitter as wellas my own research.Follow me at @mattewensRSCSW 1Or @RSCSouthWest App costs may vary and change at any time
  • FREE Apps iTranslate ~ the free translator By Sonico GmbHDescriptioniTranslate is the ultimate translation tool.Whether youre learning a new language, traveling through other countries or justneed to translate an Email, with iTranslate youre never again lost in translation! 2Find out more:http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/itranslate-free-translator/id288113403?mt=8
  • FREE Apps ViA - By Braille InstituteDescriptionBraille Institute is proud to introduce ViA (Visually Impaired Apps), a fully accessibleapp for iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad. ViA has been designed to help identify appsthat are useful for adults and children who are blind or have low vision, includingthose with additional disabilities. Users can easily sort through the 500,000+ appsin the App Store and locate those that were built specifically for, or providefunctionality to, the user with a visual impairment. 3Find out more:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/via-by-braille-institute/id528499232?mt=8
  • FREE Apps FreeSpeechDescriptionFreeSpeech is a communication tool based upon research in augmentative andalternative communication (AAC) and human-computer interaction, as well clinicalinsight and expertise in speech and communication disorders.Visit their dedicated website to learn more: http://givespeech.org/freespeech 4Find out more:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/freespeech/id517017346?ls=1&mt=8
  • FREE Sono Flex Lite By Tobii TechnologyDescriptionTobii Sono Flex is an easy to use AAC vocabulary app that turns symbols into clearspeech. It offers language to nonverbal users who are not yet in full control ofliteracy.Sono Flex combines the benefits of structure and flexibility, providing a frameworkfor language development, quickly matching individual and situationalcommunication needs. 5Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sono-flex-lite/id463709444?mt=8
  • FREE Alexicom AAC By Alexicom Tech LLCDescriptionFree Features Include: The ability to create speaking, linking pages that never expire in the apa Data tracking - 30 days of activity are logged Camera image acquisition directly in the cells In-app page creation and editing - absolutely free! Word prediction with a 150k word library Optional word learning and tracking of frequency of word use 6 Text to Speech and recorded audioFind out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/alexicom-aac/id395122088?mt=8
  • FREE SoundingBoard By AbleNetDescriptionSoundingBoard transforms your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad into the latest incommunication technology. In just minutes, you can create custom boards usingAbleNet symbols or your own photos. Perfect for children in special education,persons on the autism spectrum, and adults with disabilities 7Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/soundingboard/id390532167?mt=8
  • FREE Scene & Heard Lite By tbox appsDescriptionScene & Heard Lite takes a Visual Scene Display approach to augmentativecommunication. It is a multilingual capable app (by recording your own voice),where teachers, parents or therapists create interactive communication scenesthat can speak a message, play a video or link to a new scene. It is all supported bywidgit symbols. Visual scene displays are essential for supporting newcommunication aid users in their early communication and learning. 8Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/scene-heard-lite/id489482508?mt=8
  • FREE Verbally By IntuaryDescriptionVerbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and AlternativeCommunication (AAC) app for the iPad. Verbally brings speech to those withoutand enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design. Just tap in what youwant to say and Verbally speaks for you. Premium Features available with an in-apppurchase. 9Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/verbally/id418671377?mt=8
  • FREE StoryKit By ICDL FoundationDescriptionCreate an electronic storybook. Make use of the little gaps in life - on the sofa afterdinner, in the back seat of the car, or on a train - to do something creative together. 10Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/storykit/id329374595?mt=8
  • FREE SoundPrism By Audanika GmbHDescriptionSoundPrism enables you to create beautiful music immediately without anyprevious knowledge. With its unique visualization of pitches and intuitive controlscomposing sophisticated melodies, tone and chord patterns becomes childs play. 11Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/soundprism/id386833491?mt=8
  • FREE Magic Zither By MEET Studio CO.,LTD.DescriptionMagic, miracle and full of imagination Zither, a Chinese traditional instrument,brings us the newness with the combination of Chinese ancient culture. Its sweetand agreeable tunes with miraculous eastern appearance will take you to themusic journey that youve never experienced. 12Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magic-zither/id399338194?mt=8
  • FREE Swarovski Refract By Swarovski AGDescriptionCreate a facet by touching the screen three times and see it pulse with color andsound. Add facets and make a beautiful, unique composition in seconds, changetheir shape and position to control their look and sound. Lose yourself in theexperience and discover hidden extras that transform your composition. Sharewith friends and inspire them to create their own compositions. 13Find out more:http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/swarovski-refract/id449941149?mt=8
  • FREE Echo String By supertintinDescriptionEcho String is an innovative harp app. with it, you can create wonderful musicwith more easy and more fun.It has 7 partitions strings with different Chord Mask settings, you can just glide overand create music. you can even export your songs as MIDI file.Video on Youtube: http://youtu.be/BGNInXqOeqk 14Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/echo-string/id416742601?mt=8
  • FREE MobileMonet Free By East Coast Pixels, Inc.DescriptionGive your photos an artistic touch! MobileMonet Free converts a photo to abeautiful artistic rendering employing a creative interactive process. And its FREE!Easy to use, just move the fingers over the image to colour it. 15Find out more:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mobilemonet-free/id426136053?mt=8
  • FREE Doodle Buddy - Paint, Draw, Scribble, Sketch - Its Addictive! By Pinger, Inc.DescriptionDoodle Buddy Gold is the most fun you can have with your finger! Finger paintwith your favourite colours and drop in playful stamps. Connect with a friend todraw together over the Internet. 16Find out more: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/doodle-buddy-paint-draw-scribble/id313232441?mt=8
  • FREE Touch Mouse By Logitech Inc.DescriptionTouch Mouse by Logitech turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a wireless trackpadand keyboard fo