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Health & Disability Apps for iPhone & Android Mobile Devices Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Disability and Health Apps category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-04-18 : Screen Reader Plus Keyboard Helps Blind, Low-Vision Users Browse Modern Webpages : SPRITEs lets blind and low-vision users navigate sites much more successfully using the keyboard as a two-dimensional way to access tables, maps and nested lists than screen readers alone.
2018-04-07 : HopkinsPD Smartphone App Helps Doctors Track Severity of Parkinson's Disease Symptoms : HopkinsPD App uses sensors on a smartphone to generate a score that reliably reflects symptom severity in patients with Parkinson's disease.
2018-02-10 : Cleen App Aims to Improve UK Public Washroom Standards and Accessibility : Cleen App an innovative new app has been launched which aims to raise washroom standards in businesses and public places across the UK.
2017-12-27 : Libby App Enables Free Ebooks and Audiobooks From the Library : Libby app by Rakuten OverDrive provides 24/7 access to free eBooks and audiobooks from the local public library.
2017-11-24 : Mobile Phone App to Control Diabetes May be Possible Someday : Bioelectronic medicine aims to treat chronic diseases with electrical signals by using miniature implantable devices to make sure organs function properly.
2017-11-03 : eSSENTIAL Accessibility New Android App for People with Disabilities : eSSENTIAL Accessibility launch Android application that makes it easier for individuals with physical disabilities to navigate the digital world.
2017-09-29 : Sharecare YOU 3D VR Human Body Platform on HTC VIVE : YOU VR gives healthcare providers, educators, students and patients visual 3D context to discuss and simulate body organ and system function, disease, and therapy.
2017-09-16 : Google Glass Holli App Assists Social Interactions for Children with ASD : Study demonstrates potential of Google Glass wearable technology as a social-skills aid for children with autism spectrum disorder.
2017-02-13 : NIOSH Sound Level Meter App - Hearing Loss Prevention Goes Mobile : The NIOSH Sound Level Meter app is designed to promote better hearing health and prevention efforts at construction worksites.
2017-02-07 : Ghotit Dyslexia Keyboard App for iPad and iPhone : Ghotit dyslexia keyboard app uses writing and reading assistive technology for people with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities.
2016-11-11 : Development of Smartphone App for Early Detection of Autism : Creation of app for cell phones, tablets or computers that tracks eye movement to determine if a child is showing signs of autism spectrum disorder.
2016-09-28 : Pregnancy PRO - Pregnancy Test App for Smartphones : First Response Pregnancy PRO Digital Pregnancy Test can tell a woman 6 days sooner than her missed period, and it is over 99% accurate.
2016-07-04 : NewsBot Version 2 - Innovative News Reader App : Innovative news reader App NewsBot 2 is fully compatible with VoiceOver, allowing visually impaired or blind people to keep in touch with their favourite newspapers.
2016-06-01 : Apps for All Accessible and Universal Technology Ideathon : A meeting between developers, designers and citizens eager to share ideas and start developing applications accessible to people with disabilities.
2016-05-19 : Sesame Enable App Turns Android into Touch-Free Smartphone : Sesame Enable unveils app that turns Android into touch-free smartphone enabling millions with disabilities to use smartphones independently for the first time.
2016-04-05 : Parent PAL App Tracks Development of Children with Special Needs : Parent PAL a Progress Activity Log is a unique app for parents of children with complex health needs.
2016-04-03 : Moovit App Version 4.10 With Accessible Features for Blind Community : Moovit App Version 4.10 with accessible features enables more blind users to navigate public transportation.
2016-02-24 : Open eBooks - Free Digital Reading for Children in Need : Open eBooks digital reading material initiative and e-reader app provides eBooks available to children in need for free.
2015-12-30 : Autism & Beyond: Autism Symptoms Facial Expressions App : Autism & Beyond App screens for autism by reading facial expressions of children for emotional cues.
2015-11-13 : Autism Discovery App Tool for iOS : App enables wide range of ages, abilities, and communication styles, to understand the Autism spectrum and gain tools, strategies, and understanding.
2015-10-29 : Telme John App: Text-to-speech App for iOS : Telme John is a text-to-speech news reader suitable for visually impaired people who want to stay connected to the news.
2015-10-24 : Food4Bones App: Healthy Food for Bones Information : Smart phone application, Food4Bones, helps you understand and manage your nutritional requirements, especially if you have osteoporosis or other dietary concerns.
2015-10-20 : iParkomat Disabled Parking Spots App : IParkomat provides free and open database to search for nearest blue-badge parking spots by anyone.
2015-07-06 : assist-Mi: Disability Access App : assist-Mi offers comprehensive assistance to disabled users on the go, empowering them to greater independence to an accessible world.
2015-02-11 : Free Braille Writer App : Touchscreen Braille writer is an app that turns an iPad into a tool for blind and visually impaired people.
2015-02-06 : Smartphone Technology to Improve Hearing Devices : Harnessing the power of smartphones to improve life of people who use hearing assistive devices including hearing aids, cochlear implants and personal sound amplifiers.
2015-01-26 : Google Adds Accessibility to Docs, Sheets, and Slides : Google is boosting accessibility of mobile versions of its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps on Android and iOS with some extra features.
2015-01-19 : Be My Eyes App for Blind and People with Low Vision : Be My Eyes App helps you help person with vision disabilities by answering their questions via video chat.
2014-12-28 : Android Apps for Teaching Autistic, Young, and Learning Disabled Kids : Blooming Kids Software Android mobile device apps for autistic, learning disabled, and young mainstream children.
2014-10-16 : First Transit Technology Strengthens Paratransit Services : First Transit introduces Info-Client, a paratransit travel app, at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Houston, Texas.
2014-10-11 : Google Glass App - Real Time Closed Captioning : Researchers have created speech-to-text software for Google Glass that helps hard-of-hearing with everyday conversations.
2014-10-03 : Free App Provides Audio Streaming of Newspapers and Magazines : New free Android smartphone app provides a method for blind, or have print disabilities, to access narrated versions of newspapers and magazines.
2014-09-24 : Cloud-based Educational Program for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disability : IBM announces it is working with Bancroft, a provider of specialized services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, to manage an innovative, cloud-based educational program.
2014-09-23 : Aeroplan App for People with Disabilities - eSSENTIAL Accessibility : Aeroplan in conjunction with eSSENTIAL Accessibility now offers a desktop app that empowers people with physical disabilities to access
2014-09-22 : KNFB Reader App Gives Sight to People with Vision Disability : App allows people who are blind to listen to audio read-back of printed text from reading menus in restaurants to browsing handouts in the classroom.
2014-05-29 : App Warns of Obstacles for People with Vision Disability : New smartphone application warns people with vision disabilities of obstacles in their way to help them better navigate their environments.
2014-05-11 : Smartphone App Detects Bipolar Disorder Mood Swings : Smartphone app monitors subtle voice qualities during phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder.
2014-01-17 : Camp Discovery App Revolutionizes Learning for Children with Autism : Educational evidence based app helps children with autism spectrum disorder overcome deficits by learning new skills.
2013-05-27 : MiFinder Social Networking App for Disabled and Diverse Communities : MiFinder an iPhone App for diverse communities such as the disabled to find each other, make friends, date and gain social support in real time using local area GPS.
2013-03-20 : AT&T and Autism Speaks Hosting Hackathon In Honor of Autism Awareness Month : Autism Speaks and AT&T teaming up to host mobile app development competition or hackathon of Autism Applications.
2013-03-09 : TapTapSee Camera App for Visually Impaired : TapTapSee is an iPhone camera application designed to visually impaired and members of the blind community to identify items they encounter in daily life.
2013-03-06 : Text to Speech App: Voice Dream Reader : Voice Dream Reader for mobile devices can load and extract text from many sources and file formats and is fully accessible with VoiceOver.
2013-02-15 : ComApp 3 from Special Learning for Those Affected by Autism : ComApp3 offers a fully customizable adaptation using a simple-to-use icon-based system that adheres to the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
2013-02-14 : Guide Dog App for Smart Phone Gets Training Boost : Georgie app for blind has voice assisted touch screen and help with activities such as catching the bus, reading printed text and finding unfamiliar locations.
2013-02-06 : Allergy App for iPhone - WebMD : WebMD Allergy provides accurate and personalized weather-related allergy information to help proactively manage allergies for the entire family.
2013-02-05 : App for Blind Helps Take Notes on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch : AccessNote is a portable electronic device enabling blind or visually impaired users to take notes, create documents and access applications on iPhone devices.
2013-01-27 : Mobile Apps Health Prize - $100,000 Challenge : Heritage Open mHealth challenge encourages teams to create mobile applications to improve chronic disease management through better patient self-monitoring and clinical decision making.
2012-10-22 : Panther Inclusive Technology : Review of Panther Technology a company dedicated to combining advancements in design technology user interface and Universal Design by providing technological access for everyone.
2012-09-26 : U-verse Easy Voice and Gesture Remote Control App for Deaf Blind - AT&T : U-verse remote control allows deaf and blind people to control their TVs from their iPhones and iPads with voice and gesture controls.
2012-09-25 : Hereward College SmartPhone App : The app from Hereward College was developed to easily engage with learners and give them a feel of what it is like to be a student at Hereward.
2012-09-03 : iPod Touch Helps Adults with Autism in the Workplace : Apple iPod Touch helps adults with autism function in the workplace.
2012-08-25 : Verizon Wireless Mobile Accessibility App for Visually Impaired : Service for Verizon Wireless Android smartphones to help customers who are blind or have low vision perform ordinary wireless tasks in a simple intuitive way.
2012-08-01 : Cell Phone Screener to Combat Anemia : HemoGlobe is designed to convert a cell phone into a system for detecting and reporting anemia at the community level.
2012-07-12 : HumanWare Communicator iPhone App for Deaf-Blind : HumanWare Communicator multilingual conversation app lets deaf-blind people communicate by connecting HumanWare Braille device with iPhone iPad or iPod touch.
2012-04-20 : Warm Health App - Live Chat to Health Plans : Warm Health announce launch of iPhone and iPad app for health plan customers including Amerigroup Medica and HealthSpring.
2012-04-01 : Visually Impaired Accessible SuperPhoto Photo Sharing App : SuperPhoto follows Apple Accessibility standards and using Apple VoiceOver is accessible by visually impaired users.
2012-03-08 : Mobile App for People with Disabilities in New York : Bussani Mobility service allows anyone with a iPhone or Android, iPod touch or iPad to access important information and help including maps and roadside assistance.
2012-02-09 : Apps for College Students with Special Needs : Several helpful Apps for students with special needs attending college including class schedules note taking and audio recordings of notes.
2011-12-21 : Fat App - It's What You Don't Eat That Counts : The FatApp application for Apple devices provides positive reinforcement and a count of calories you do not eat.
2011-12-08 : Lookout Call - An App for Motorists with Disability : Lookout Call will alert friends family and loved ones regardless of geographical distance even if the individuals phone is off.
2011-11-10 : ViBe - Caller ID App with Different Vibration Patterns for Callers : ViBe is a caller id Android app for blind and hearing impaired that features different vibration patterns for different callers.
2011-11-08 : iPod and iPad Grants for Education : Grants for iPads assist the educational process and provide educational applications students can use and learn from.
2011-11-08 : Siri and Disability - Personal Assistant on Apple iPhone Takes Accessibility to New Level : Information on Siri the artificial intelligence on Apple iPhones including accessibility features for persons with disability.
2011-10-13 : iPicto Pictogram App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch : iPicto App for iPhone iPod Touch and iPad provides support and clarification in communication with people with mental disabilities.
2011-10-11 : Mapability Creates First Augmented Reality Layer for Accessibility : Mapability helps you find accessible points of interest for wheelchair users by identifying distance and direction on smartphone screens.
2011-10-04 : Accessibility App for Android for People Who are Blind or Have Low Vision : AT&T customers who are blind or have low vision can now access and enjoy their Android device in a fully accessible way.
2011-10-03 : iPad App for Life Insurance - AXA Equitable : AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company new life insurance app for the Apple iPad mobile digital device.
2011-10-03 : Disability Answers App Tells You If You Qualify for Disability Benefits or Medicare : Disability Answers free mobile app tells disabled Americans whether they will qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance SSDI or Medicare.
2011-08-18 : iAdvocate - Free Tool for Parents of Children with Disabilities : iAdvocate application shares and develops strategies with parents of children with disabilities for working collaboratively with a school team to improve childrens education.
2011-08-09 : Gaiam Launching 10 Health and Wellness Mobile Apps : iPad iPhone and iPod Touch Apps for Arthritis Diabetes Fibromyalgia High Blood Pressure Heart Health Insomnia Back Pain Menopause Weight Loss and IBS.
2011-08-09 : iSpeech App for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry : iSpeech Brings Speech Recognition and Human Quality Text To Speech to iOS Android and BlackBerry Apps.
2011-07-30 : SoundPOD for iPod or iPad Provides Communication to Those Who Can't Speak : SoundPOD Wearable AAC System developed to help those who have difficulty with speech output and offers a low cost augmentative alternative communication device.
2011-07-25 : Verbally - Free iPad App for Speech Disability : Verbally is a free communication aid for people with speech disabilities caused by apraxia ALS stroke traumatic brain injury Parkinsons cerebral palsy autism spectrum disorder or muscular dystrophy.
2011-07-19 : Breath Bird - Breath Control Function App for iPad : Breath Bird was created for persons with hand or finger disability or those who have problems speaking post to Twitter.
2011-07-19 : Free Healthy Steps Pedometer App for Exercise Enthusiasts : GPS-based IBX Healthy Steps Pedometer app will help runners and walkers track their workouts monitor fitness levels and reach their health goals.
2011-07-12 : FreeAppADay Selects FunMobility to Help Gamify Its Community : FunChat powered FAAD application enables users to interact with each other discuss new app releases and earn virtual currency through FunChat reward and achievement system.
2011-07-01 : iPhone App May Support Parkinson's Disease Monitoring and Research : iPhone application may enable persons with Parkinsons disease and other neurological conditions to use ubiquitous devices to collect data on hand and arm tremors and relay the results to medical personnel.
2011-06-28 : ADHD Organizer App for iPhone : The ADHD App was released on 17th May 2011 and is described as the ultimate tool to help you lead a better life with ADD or ADHD.
2011-06-16 : Mobile Phone App for Multiple Sclerosis Community : My MS Manager is a mobile phone application provided free of charge to those with multiple sclerosis or their care partner to use on iPhone iPad or iPod touch devices.
2011-06-14 : GI Monitor App - Crohn's and Colitis Mobile Tracking App from WellApps : WellApps announces the newest release of GI Monitor a symptom tracking app for (IBD) Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis patients.
2011-06-03 : Slug Bugs Game - iPhone 3D Audio Games : Slug Bugs is a free game for iPhone developed by Action = Reaction Labs with 3D Binaural Audio that will dominate the future of gaming audio.
2011-06-01 : Accessible Twitter Changes Name to Easy Chirp : Easy Chirp accessible application empowers users with disabilities and low end technology to access Twitter online.
2011-06-01 : Mobile Translation App for Hearing Impaired : Custom Designed Speech Recognition App Gives Hearing Impaired Unparalleled Freedom to Engage in Personal Multi-Language Conversations.
2011-05-27 : Accessible List Recorder App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad : List Recorder is a powerful audio recorder that makes creating lists via iPhone iPod touch and iPad easy for both visually impaired and sighted users.
2011-05-27 : Apps to Help You in the Gym : List of fitness applications for exercises such as utilizing weights and using other gym workout machines.
2011-05-19 : VizWiz iPhone Application for Blind : VizWiz is a project application aimed at enabling blind people to recruit remote sighted workers to help them with visual problems in nearly real-time.
2011-05-12 : Passport to Good Health App : Passport to Good Health app for the Apple iPhone iPad and iPod touch helps handle the overwhelming amount of information consumers face.
2011-05-10 : Learn American Sign Language App for iPhone and iPad : The new iPhone and iPad App to learn American Sign Language is a simple and fun way to learn signing.
2011-05-09 : Diagnosing Stroke Via iPhone App : Doctors can now make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer.
2011-05-06 : How to Think and Stay Positive : iPhone and Droid application that notifies the user to think specific thoughts in the moment.
2011-04-18 : $100,000 App Contest - Apps for Communities - Challenge.Gov : Up to $100,000 in prizes to winning application developers that delivers personalized actionable information to people that are least likely to be online.
2011-04-13 : UK Train Times Accessible iPhone App : UK Train Times App for iPhones provides real time journey planning across the National Rail network and live departure information for all National Rail stations.
2011-04-12 : iPhone Magnifier App : EyeReader magnify is the only app of its kind to utilize the iPhone 4 full 3.5-inch widescreen display.
2011-04-12 : Special Needs Apps for Kids : Information on using the iPad iPhone and iPod touch Apps with children who have special needs.
2011-04-11 : iPhone App Alerts Users When Traveling in Potentially Unsafe Areas : The application locates and maps the iPhone users current location and is updated continuously as they travel.
2011-04-06 : Developmental Disabilities App for iPhone and iPad : T-Log Reader application allows staff members working for agencies supporting people with developmental disabilities to securely communicate.
2011-03-28 : Donation Application for Cell Phones : Android and iPhone Apps Expected to Aid in Wake of Northeastern Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
2011-03-23 : Care4Kids App - Akron Children's Hospital : Care4Kids App is currently available for the iPhone iPod Touch and iPad the Android version is coming soon.
2011-03-08 : semYOU Free App Computing System : semYOU is a free app computing system that makes using software and the Internet much easier.
2011-03-08 : Apple App Store - Special Education Section : Parents can access a wide range of apps, such as Proloquo2Go for augmentative communication solutions.
2011-03-07 : Amplify Sounds Using iPhone with SoundAMP Hearing Assistant App : soundAMP is a personal Hearing Assistant app for the iPhone that makes your iPhone into a hearing device by amplifying sounds.
2011-03-06 : VoiceOver Compatible Apps for Apple iPhone and Mac : List of handy and accessible compatible VoiceOver Apps for iPhone and Mac computers for persons with disability.
2011-03-04 : iSign App - Learn American Sign Language : The iSign App is a tutorial and reference program for American Sign Language designed for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
2011-03-04 : Glucose Buddy App - Handy Tool for Diabetics : Handy Diabetes App Glucose Buddy makes it easy to keep track and record your glucose numbers carbohydrate consumption insulin dosages and activities.
2011-03-03 : Calorie Counter App for iPhone Android and Blackberry Devices : Free iPhone Calorie Counter App from FatSecret makes a great exercise meals and weight tracker tool.
2011-02-25 : iConverse App - Augmentative Alternative Communication Tool : iConverse app is an educational tool for young children autistic individuals and persons with other communicative disabilities.
2011-02-25 : Mobile Health App to Prevent and Improve Diagnosis of Skin Allergies : CARD System app gives physicians and patients access to information about skin care products that cause allergic skin reactions.
2011-01-22 : Handelabra Studio Integrates VoiceOver Support in Popular Apps : Newly released versions of popular apps RE.minder GAME.minder and Better Clock contain full support for VoiceOver.
2011-01-18 : WebMD Medscape for iPad and Android Devices : Industry-leading free clinical reference app helps physicians and healthcare professionals at the point of care.
2010-11-15 : PhotoClinic Mobile App for iPhone and iPad : With PhotoClinic Mobile users are able to search the image database by diagnosis symptoms treatment key words anatomy and image type.
2010-05-06 : VideoMD Health Videos iPhone App Now Available : Health Videos is now available in the App Store on your iPhone, and on iTunes.
2010-02-23 : iPhone and iPod Touch IP-Relay App for the Deaf : IP Relay for iPhone and iPod Touch App is designed to meet the communication needs of the deaf community.
2009-12-26 : FastMall App Helps iPhone Users Navigate Shopping Malls : FastMall iPhone application helps shoppers navigate malls and major shopping destinations.
2009-10-11 : Adobe Mobile for iPhone Application : Downloading the new Adobe Mobile application for Apple iPhones.
2009-03-31 : Skype for iPhone App : Skype Internet-based phone service has launched its iPhone application and the app is ready to download.
2009-03-05 : iPhone Apps for Disability and Vision Impairments : Reviews of iPhone Apps that can make your life easier including vision and hearing impairment applications for the blind and or deaf.

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