App Store: Android Market
Alternative Display Apps
Eyes-Free Shell – turns your Android phone into an eye-free mobile device; provides a one-touch access to Android applications
IDEAL Magnifier – turns your Android phone into a portable magnifier
Mobile Accessibility – screen reader that provides spoken feedback
Speaking Pad – a talking notepad. The notepad will speak as you type.
Speaking Pad – A talking notepad for Android. This notepad will speak what you type.
Talkback – a screen reader that provides spoken feedback for Android applications
Talking Caller ID – will speak the caller ID info
Talking Compass – will speak your current heading and provides haptic feedback as your cross over any of the cardinal directions
Talking Dialer – provides spoken feedback as you dial a phone number on the touch pad.
Webtalk – reads aloud web pages
Alternative Control Apps
Tecla Access is a set of open software and hardware tools that facilitate access to electronic devices for people with a mobility disability.
Augmentative Processing Apps
Moon + Reader – eBook reader for Android phones that supports Text-to-Speech technology
These links are provided for information purposes only. SNOW does not endorse any of the phone apps on this page.
Resources for Android Smartphones
Android Accessibility is an introduction to using Android phones for people with low vision or no vision who want their phone to speak.
Apps4Android is dedicated to developing free or low cost Android apps that enhance the quality of life, independence, employability and educational success of individuals with disabilities.
The Ideal Group’s Android Accessibility Project – aims to make Android smartphones more accessible. The target markets are Android Smartphone users who: are blind; have low vision; have other types of print disabilities; are 65+ years of age; never learned to read; use English as a second language; use languages other than English as their native language; and wish to use their smart devices in an eyes-free environment.
Eyes Free project: provides a list of available apps and games that are speech enabled.
Links are provided for information purposes only. SNOW does not endorse any of the phone apps on this page.