Where there’s a need, there’s an app.

Type on your touchscreen using braille. Turn light into sound. Learn to sign. Browse the App Store and find thousands of amazing apps for every need. And a variety of third-party accessories help make iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch even more accessible.

Learn more about third-party accessibility apps for OS X

Vision

BrailleTouch

BrailleTouch lets you type using braille right on your iPhone or iPod touch screen. Use a unique split keyboard based on the traditional six-key braille keyboard, and type text messages and email more quickly and accurately. Learn more

Color Identifier

Hear the colors of everything around you with Color Identifier. Just point the camera of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, and the app will speak the name of the color it sees, from sky blue to natural gray. Learn more

Light Detector

Let sound help you see the light. By pointing your iOS device’s camera, you can check whether lights are on, whether shades are drawn, or how dark it is outside. You’ll hear a higher or lower sound depending on the intensity of the light it’s seeing. Learn more

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Hearing

Sign 4 Me

Start learning American Sign Language (ASL) right on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Just type a word, phrase, or sentence, and a 3D animated character will sign it from a library of over 11,500 words. You can rotate the figure to see the gestures from every angle. Learn more

Sign Language Alphabet Trainer

Learn to sign the alphabet with this interactive app. Study on your own by switching between sign language view and alphabet view. Test your skills by correctly identifying different signs in game mode. Or make it a multiplayer learning session with a friend. Learn more

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Physical and Motor Skills

Abilipad

Abilipad lets you make custom keyboards for iPad, to help those with motor challenges type more easily. You can assign each key any letter, word, or even sentence or picture. Or merge cells to form larger keys that are easier to tap. Learn more

Dexteria

Trace a letter, tap a button, pinch an object — Dexteria is filled with fun activities that help develop fine motor skills and handwriting readiness. The app takes full advantage of the Multi-Touch screen to help build strength, control, and dexterity. Learn more

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Learning and Literacy

BrainPOP

Education gets entertaining with BrainPOP. Watch an engaging animated movie, then take an interactive quiz to test your knowledge on what you’ve learned. Access a wide range of subjects from math and science to arts and music. Learn more

ArtikPix

Use this flashcard and memory game to practice pronouncing words and sentences. Cards are organized by sound group and can be shuffled. Record what you say, and ArtikPix will tell you how you scored. Learn more

Injini: Child Development

Frogs, balloons, and spaceships abound in this collection of fun and interactive learning games. Develop cognitive, literacy, and fine motor skills without even knowing it.
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Speech

Proloquo2Go

Let your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch speak for you with Proloquo2Go, a powerful augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app. Access a library of more than 14,000 word symbols to create custom communication boards. Tap pictures or type to hear your device speak, and choose from a variety of natural-sounding voices, including children's voices. Learn more

Verbally Premium

For those able to read, Verbally Premium is a full-featured AAC app that uses text (rather than pictures) to speak for you. Use a customizable keyboard, quickly access commonly used words and phrases, and even modify the voice’s pitch and speed to better match your own. Learn more