Apple in Education - Special Education
This is a section of the Apple website dedicated to apps related to special education, including categories like literacy and learning, vision, hearing, and physical and motor skills.
Mobile Apps to Support Transition
This 14 page document, from the Pacer Center, lists nearly 100 mobile apps, reviewed by parents and professionals, as useful and well-designed for transition-age youth with disabilities
Bookshare is an accessible online library for people with print disabilities.
Educreations Interactive Whiteboard
This free app lets students or teachers create lessons on a virtual white board while narrating the explanation.
Evernote is a productivity app used to organize notes and ideas.
First Then Visual Schedule
First Then Visual Schedule is a visual scheduling application that helps the user stay on task by organizing tasks and routines using pictures and sound bites.
Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram – mind map, concept map, or flow chart – and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa.
Learning Ally’s collection of more than 75,000 digitally recorded textbooks and literature titles – downloadable and accessible on mainstream as well as specialized assistive technology devices
LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain.
Mobile App List For Teachers
This link contains a list of apps for the following uses: File Management; Graphic Organizers or Mind Mapping; Notetaking, Drafting, and Editing; Curriculum Organization; Assessment.
Mobile Learning 4 Special Needs
Mobile Learning 4 Special Needs is a Wiki site for professionals, families and service providers of students who are using the new Apple iPads, iTouches and iPhones.
Notability is a note taking application that allows the user to take notes via handwriting, pdf annotations, typing, and sound recording.
Prezi is a cloud based presentation software and storytelling tool. Used to share and communicate ideas, Prezi can serve as an alternative to Powerpoint.
Read2go for iPads
Read2Go is the most accessible e-book reader app for readers with print disabilities.
Skitch is a note taking and annotation application.
Speech Journal is an iPad application that allows you to take pictures and record audio over them.