Mobile Apps from APH!

Mathematics, braille practice, and enhanced navigation are featured in our growing collection of mobile apps — and some are FREE! Here is a “Handy List.”

Free! Braille Badges for iMessage

app iconJust in time for the holidays, APH Braille Badges for iMessage is now available FREE at on the App Store! Some of the stickers include: simulated braille messages, the Braille Badge Superhero, Poncho the dog guide, and many others! Download them to free to your iPhone®, iPod®, or iPad®. Within the Messages app, look for them under Message Apps button (the button containing the capital “A” shape) in your text message screen. You may need to open the “apps drawer” using the four-dot icon at the lower left of the screen to see Braille Badges.

Free! Draw2Measure Protractor

app icon Draw2Measure Protractor app for iOS® devices allows blind and visually impaired students to measure angles in two ways!

Math Robot

app icon Math Robot app for iPad® was designed for use by students who are blind, visually impaired, and sighted students alike, making it ideal for use by an entire class.

Nearby Explorer

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Use Nearby Explorer GPS app to explore and navigate independently as you walk or ride in a vehicle. It includes built-in maps covering millions of points in the United States and Canada. Nearby Explorer is available in several versions:

Purchase Nearby Explorer on Google Play™ or on the App Store; purchased version downloads all mapping data and does NOT require a network connection.

Free! Nearby Explorer Online

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This lite Android version, called Nearby Explorer Online, is available free-of-charge on Google Play; mapping data is stored on the web, so the free version DOES require a network connection.

Free! Visual Brailler

app iconVisual Brailler app for iPad® is the simple braille editor. It’s a braillewriter for your iPad, use it for NLS certification exercises or to practice UEB.

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