Cell phone apps for the visually impaired and deaf

Today I am going to be talking about different cell phone apps for the visually impaired and deaf. I will keep this page updated with the latest apps that work great for people who are deaf or visually impaired.

Listed below are both iOS and Android apps that have been developed specifically for the blind or people with low vision and people who are deaf. Utilizing the potential of Apple’s iDevices,  and Androids smartphones. these apps are intended to assist with everyday tasks, increase independence and generally make things easier.

Use the below keywords to locate apps in the Google Play Store or iTunes app store:

If you are deaf or hearing-impaired:

  • Video relay, video chat or video call
  • InnoCaption
  • Deaf
  • RelaysService
  • Captel
  • TTY

Last updated: 03/02/2017

 

If you are visually-impaired:

Use the below keywords to locate apps in the Google Play Store or iTunes app store:

  • Dictation
  • Braille
  • Text to speech
  • Color detect
  • Light detector
  • Remind me
  • Visually impaired camera

 Last updated: 03/02/2017

 

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