Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

AccessNote App from AFB

Logo from Access Note app

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) announces the release of the update of AccessNote, which is their official iOS notetaker.  AccessNote is a notetaker for the iOS platform designed particularly for VoiceOver users and allows users to combine note taking with the numerous other features and functions of the iOS devices.

Features in AccessNote include:

  • Keyboard commands customized for input with both QWERTY and refreshable braille display keyboards, not available in any other app
  • Two powerful search features for finding text globally across all notes and within a note
  • Cursor tracking that always keeps your place when you return to a note
  • Keystroke efficiency - fewer keystrokes to get the job done
  • Fast and efficient navigation throughout a note by page, paragraph, line, word, character, and other elements