If someone who reads TechMarkup articles has disabilityor know someone who has one and would like to know mobile apps that help in the day to day, this note will deal with it.
The smart phones they are likely to become a hindrance rather than a help. So, through this article, you will be informed about what are the most outstanding applications in the current market, both in app store like in Google Play Store. These are applications aimed, for the most part, at people with sensory disabilities.
Thanks to this guide, people with disabilities will be able to stop worrying about the daily problems they have to face and, in a certain way, have a more comfortable life.
Brailliac: Braille Tutor
Aimed at people with visual disabilities, it is an application that has the purpose of facilitating the learning of tactile reading and writing for blind people.
It offers a very practical guide that allows, through an automatic translation mode, the possibility of learning braille little by little through a series of exercises and challenges.
This app is a search engine that has the purpose of help planning a trip. To do this, the search engine shows information on establishments and activities on the physical, auditory, cognitive and visual accessibility that people may have.
TUR4all allows, for example, finding hotels that have good accessibility for people in wheelchairs or adapted transport. It is very helpful to find restaurants that have the menu in braille.
The app can also be used to recommend establishments and rate them based on their accessibility. TUR4all helps dialogue between users who have the same interests.
This app was developed by a student from Toronto. Has its target audience in the blind people. Focusing the mobile phone camera in front of the object in question, it performs an audio description of said object.
In this way, visually impaired people can know what is in front of them in great detail.
Day to day
It is an application specifically designed for people with autism either communication problems. This app allows this group to carry out the monitoring of day-to-day tasks in a simple and intuitive way.
Day by Day contains a calendar in which it is possible to save and review the activities that have been done during the day, anticipate activities or events that have already been carried out or encourage communication, taking as a key point the activities that have already been carried out.
Say it in signs
It is created not only for people with hearing impairment but also for all those who want to learn the Sign language.
It offers the learning of sign language using a game. An important part of its target audience is children, in fact initially this was its niche although, over time, it has been expanding to other age groups.
This application can be used by all people with reduced mobility. It allows to locate in the cities the car parks reserved for them. Disabled park presents a map of the city indicating the parking spaces.
On the other hand, the app offers the possibility of adding parking spaces and also denouncing those users who are improperly using those spaces intended for the disabled group.
This app is not only very useful for people with functional diversity, but also for their companions and family members.
It is a free program designed to replace the conventional mouse when working with a pc.
It allows you to control the cursor with small movements of the head and perform click actions through facial gestures, using a webcam. Thanks to HeadMouse, a person with a disability can use a computer more easily and thus be able to integrate into the world of work with fewer difficulties.