Office of Disability Services

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Technology Toolbox - iPod and iPad Apps for College Students

 

The Office of Disability Services is pleased to share a sampling of Applications (Apps) for iPad and/or iPhone that may be helpful for students with disabilities. The list includes Apps that are free or that are available at a reasonable cost. The listing of Apps is not intended as an endorsement or individual products or an encouragement to purchase, but is for informational purposes only.

Note Taking

 

Notability: handwriting, note taking, audio recording, annotate PDFs & cloud sync Dropbox   Notability: handwriting, note taking, audio recording, annotate PDFs & cloud sync Dropbox

Audio Note: recording notes with audio & notepad  Audio Note: recording notes with audio & notepad

Pages: word processor, works with iCloud  Pages: word processor, works with iCloud

Paper Desk: audio synched, export to Dropbox  Paper Desk: audio synched, export to Dropbox

Soundnote: notes & synched audio Soundnote: notes & synched audio

Evernotes: notes, photos to-do list  Evernotes: notes, photos to-do list

*Penultimate: note taking with stylus    *Penultimate: note taking with stylus

WritePad: converts handwriting notes into text  WritePad: converts handwriting notes into text

General Tools

Graphing Calculator HD  Graphing Calculator HD

SpellChecker: Mutlilanguage spellcheck, grammar  SpellChecker: Mutlilanguage spellcheck, grammar

iStudiezPro: schedule & courseload organizer  iStudiezPro: schedule & courseload organizer

inClass: organize calendar and notetaking inClass: organize calendar and notetaking

myHomework: keep track of assignments  myHomework: keep track of assignments

Visual

Zoom Reader: magnify & read printed text  Zoom Reader: magnify & read printed text

Vision Assist App: handheld electronic magnifierVision Assist App: handheld electronic magnifier

Audio/Speech

Quick Voice Recorder: popular recorder  Quick Voice Recorder: popular recorder

Speak It: text to speech for emails and other docs  Speak It: text to speech for emails and other docs

GoodReader: PDF reader  GoodReader: PDF reader

Dragon Dictation: easy to use voice recognition Dragon Dictation: easy to use voice recognition

Writing Tools

AppWriter US: word prediction, text-to-speech. Dyslexia font. AppWriter US: word prediction, text-to-speech. Dyslexia font.

IdeaSketch: draw a diagram & convert it to text outline  IdeaSketch: draw a diagram & convert it to text outline