Apps and technology

10 Apps for Learners Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Wondering which apps are best for people who are blind or partially sighted? This annotated list is a good place to start!

This annotated list of iPad apps for learners who are blind or who have low vision was compiled by Educational Learning and Mobile Technology.  Some of the apps are free and some are not, and you may wish to explore them to see which ones would work best for your students.  Many of these are useful for Expanded Core activities, such as Orientation and Mobility, Recreation & Leisure, and Independent Living.  

The list includes:

  1. TapTapSee – Blind & Visually Impaired Camera
  2. Voice Dream Writer
  3. Be My Eyes — Helping Blind See
  4. KNFB Reader
  5. BlindSquare
  6. MBraille
  7. Light Detector
  8. Digit-Eyes Light
  9. Seeing Assistant Home
  10. BARD Mobile

See the full annotated list.

Do you have other apps you would recommend? Let us know your favorite apps for individuals who are blind or visually impaired!