Mobile Apps from APH!

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

NEW! Slapstack Math™ (for iOS devices)

app iconSlapstack Math™ is an action and memory game that uses math flash cards instead of playing cards. Slapstack Math is fully accessible for all users. The goal is to collect the most points by pulling in the most cards. Two to eight players can play on the iPad®, or two to four players on the iPhone®.

Talking Typer™ (for iOS devices)

app iconLearn to type or improve your skills with drills, practice lessons, keyboard explorer, and an entertaining game. Talking Typer™ for iOS® devices is designed for students who are blind and visually impaired, but can be used by typically sighted students too. This makes it a great tool for the whole class.

Free! Braille Badges™ (for iMessage)

app iconNEW BADGES NOW AVAILABLE! Braille Badges for iMessage® is available FREE at on the App Store! Some of the original stickers include: simulated braille messages, the Braille Badge Superhero, and Poncho the dog guide. New stickers added in February, 2017 include: animated exclamation point and question mark, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, 4th of July, Talk Like A Pirate Day, Halloween, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, and more!

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 for iPad®, Individual Purchase Math Robot 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™ – iOS Version Has New Indoor Explorer Feature!

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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. NEW! iOS version now contains Indoor Explorer, which allows you to navigate indoors in supported venues! Nearby Explorer is available in several versions:

Purchase Nearby Explorer on Google Play™ or Nearby Explorer 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 for iPad® is the simple braille editor app. It’s a braillewriter for your iPad, use it for NLS certification exercises or to practice UEB.

IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used under license. Apple, iMessage, iPad, and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.

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