Helpful Apps for iPhone

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Helpful Apps for iPhone

App Name
Brief Description

AppWriter US

AppWriter has many assistive features. including word prediction, text-to-speech and the special Dyslexie-font


An ultrafast text editor and word predictor

Fast Finga

Converts hand written notes into text

Formulas HD for Calculus

A simple, easy to use, easy to navigate collection of the most important formulas and topics for college students


Super robust PDF reader for iPad

Graphing Calculator

Turns iPhone into a graphing calculator

Hidden Curriculum for Adolescents and Adults

Helps those on the autistic spectrum, as well as those interacting with them, learn how to deal with the hidden curriculum


Read, annotate, and share PDFs. Improve your productivety and orgabization


Great way to download books from the iBookstore


Draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline


Organize your schedule, courses, and semesters


A high quality recording app-good for recording lectures


Mind mapping tool for iPhone and iTouch

Learning Ally

DAISY reader that works with Learning Ally


A variety of apps designed to allow users with visual impairments or blindness to identify money, identify everyday items, or leave breadcrumbs along a travel route


Integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing to take notes your way then sync with Dropbox or Google Drive Sync


Interactive notebook for typing, writing, recording, and images


Brainstorming, mindmapping, collaborating

Quick Voice

Full-featured voice recorder that allows multi-tasking to record and use other apps at the same time

Read 2 Me

Full speech synthesis for a complete library of texts using the *.txt file format


eBook reader that works with


Amplify sounds discreetly with this customizable hearing app

Speak It!

Text to speech for emails and other documents


Spell checker with a variety of languages with English thesaurus

Talking FlashCards

Use while driving, running, walking to capitalize on down time


Schedule SMS text reminders to be sent to you at the times you specify, repeating as often as you choose


Powerful word prediction software that learns how you misspell words, correcting even the worst typos

vBooks Voice Readers

Reads uPub audiobooks and mobile PDFs outloud, including the use of the dyslexie font


Video magnifier with ability to connect to larger monitor for people with vision impairments

Voice Dream

Reads text from a variety of files with universal access including Dyslexia font, Focused Reading Mode, and customizable options for the visually impaired


Magnify and read printed text