Category Archives: Vision

KNFB Reader App for Individuals with Visual Impairments and Learning Disabilities

Any of you remember the KNFB Reader used on cell phones about 8-10 years ago? Well that type of functionality using a smart phone is back, better than ever for the iPhone. Used by individuals with blindness,  learning or visual … Continue reading

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Irlen Awareness Week Oct 20-24

Do you become distress with bright lights, black print on white paper, experience visual fatigue or experience print that does not remain stable? These are just a few of the symptoms of Irlen Syndrome. Find out more during the Irlen Syndrome … Continue reading

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Eye Training Apps from Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired

Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired I often just stumble upon apps when scouring for specific apps for client or students I work with. Apps developed by the Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired were those … Continue reading

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AppoLearning App – Gone Free

Apps and services that provide app reviews are a great source when scouring for the right app. There are several that are my favorite go to apps for reviews – KinderTown app and Autism App providing a rating and overview … Continue reading

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TapTapSee App

Sometimes it seems just unbelievable what apps can do. I stumbled upon TapTapSee app reviewed on Disabled World by Thomas C. Weiss and just couldn’t resist sharing this incredible app that takes pictures and speaks aloud what the object is. Created … Continue reading

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Visual Attention App by Tactus

Visual Attention TherAppy  ($9.99) , a Tactus Therapy app , is an iPad app designed to help assess and train visual attention in individuals who have difficulty with visual neglect, visual scanning or sustained attention.  It is one of the few … Continue reading

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