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.”
Talking Typer™ (for iOS devices)
Learn 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)
NEW 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
Draw2Measure Protractor App for iOS® devices allows blind and visually impaired students to measure angles in two ways!
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.
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:
- Details for Android Nearby Explorer
- Details for iOS Nearby Explorer
- Federal Quota Purchase for iOS Nearby Explorer
Free! Nearby Explorer™ Online
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™
Visual 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.
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