Apps to Support Reading and Writing

Read & Write

A powerful keyboard replacement that works in every app. Supporting reading, writing, comprehension and vocabulary development, Read&Write provides a rich set of features that extend accessibility and provide a range of tools to help with literacy.

Seeing AI

Talking camera for the blind.  Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects.

Seeing AI Tutorials

Capti Voice (Narrator) check on this to update

A text-to-speech app for listening to e-books, documents and webpages.  Customize text color and fonts.

Capti Voice Tutorial


A professional and user-friendly PDF viewer, reader and annotator. Annotate, mark up and save PDF files which are then still fully compatible with Adobe Reader and other popular PDF apps.

ClaroPDF Tutorial

Claro Support Videos


A scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in 28 languages with powerful editing capability, text-to-speech, iCloud support, and translation into 59 languages. Everyone, thanks to its support of VoiceOver, can use it.

Prizmo Overview and Videos

Prizmo Go

Enables you to shoot an image (or import one) and extract the text from it to be exported. Furthermore, thanks to the app’s extensive support of accessibility features, it can be used in schools by low-vision students or students coping with dyslexia in order to improve their learning experience or reading skills.

Prizmo Go Overview and Videos

Scanner App

Instantly scan, save and share any document in PDF, JPG or TXT format.  Turn an image to text with the highly accurate OCR scanner.  Easily extract text from a scanned page, edit it and save as a new document.  It recognizes all popular languages and can detect multiple languages within one document.

Snap&Read Universal

Reads both accessible and inaccessible text aloud from websites, images, photographs, PDFs, and more.  Can translate into over 100 languages. 

Snap & Read Tutorial


Speechify Text To Speech is a mobile and desktop app that allows people with dyslexia, ADHD, low vision, concussions, and other reading difficulties to have any text read out to them using a computer generated text to speech voice.

Speechify Demo


Classifies photos into 7 doc types, searches text on photos, and extracts text to PDF, Word, Excel, PPT, TXT, FB2, and EPUB.  Define doc size in AR Ruler.  Quickly extract text from scans into TXT format on your device without an internet connection.  Recognize text on scans in 193 languages.  Annotate scans, add your signature or text box, highlight.  Add a password when exporting/emailing.  Create multi-page docs.  Saves scans inside the app with tags and search capabilities.  Airprint.

FineScanner Overview

PDF Expert

PDF viewer. Read PDFs, enable full-text search, scroll zoom, use text-to-speech feature to hear the selected text read out loud.  Highlight and annotate.  Draw with your finger or Apple pencil.  Works in the Cloud.  Create notes. Bookmark.  Fill forms.  Add emotion with stickers.

iAnnotate 4

Read, annotate, and share PDFs, Microsoft Office files, images and web pages.  Take notes, sign agreements, highlight documents and more.

iAnnotate 4 Overview

PDFPen 6

Instantly view, draw, highlight, comment, fill, sign and make corrections in PDFs.  Import images from Photo Library.  Draw shapes.  Move, resize, copy and delete images in original PDF.  Add, delete, or rearrange pages.  Combine documents.


Assistive keyboard.  It provides keyboard access to any app for people with physical challenges. There is no double tapping and no scanning – just large, clear target areas to use in your own time. Just seven keys instead of 30+ SuperKeys gives you just seven large keys to target instead of 30+ small ones.

SuperKeys Demo

Talking Calculator & Talking Scientific Calculator

This calculator has large colorful buttons, optional high contrast, full VoiceOver support, and unique to this calculator, the option to use speech for answers, button names and formulas!

Talking Scientific Calculator Tutorial for iPad

App includes our Word of the Day, thousands of definitions and synonyms, audio pronunciations, voice searches and quiz widget. 

Dyslexia Keyboard

The keyboard predicts words by using Ghotit Quick Spell Word-Prediction, the technology designed for writers with typing issues and phonetic writers; this technology increases writing speed and successfully predicts intended words with instant correction of the first misspelled letters in any app. The keyboard corrects texts by using patented Ghotit Text Correction Engine fixing misspelled, confused words, homophones, grammar and punctuation errors made by those with dyslexia.

Dyslexia Keyboard Overview and Instructions

Dolphin EasyReader

EasyReader is a FREE accessible reading app for readers with dyslexia, low vision or blindness. Browse & download from the World's largest collection of talking book and newspaper libraries. Open your own DAISY, Epub or textbooks or copy text from anywhere on your phone & hear EasyReader read it.

Dolphin EasyReader Overview

Ginger Grammar

AI-based Grammar and Spell Checker helps you write better and faster. It corrects spelling and syntax, based on the context of the sentence with unmatched accuracy. It fixes typing errors, compensates for lack of attention, or confusion. Useful in case of dyslexia or simply poor writing skills. Just type your text and the app will catch the vast majority of your mistakes and suggest you correction that you can validate in one click. You can then send the correct text by mail, SMS or save it.

Grammarly Keyboard

Writing assistant that works where you write. Check grammar, wordiness, synonym finder and suggestions for improving unclear sentences.  Keyboard works in any app.

Grammarly Tutorial

iWordQ US

An easy-to-use writing and reading application to assist struggling writers and readers. In Writing mode, a simple text editor is used for writing with the support of word prediction, abbreviation-expansion and speech feedback features.

iWordQ Tutorial


An iOS keyboard that allows users with fine motor-challenges, switch users and users with vision impairments to type in almost any app. The keyboard offers word prediction, timing options, Select on Release, Select on Dwell, auditory feedback and other accessibility features.

Keeble Tutorial

Voice Dream Reader

Text-to-speech app that supports PDF, plain text, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, RTF and Google Docs. Spoken word is highlighted to improve comprehension and retention.  Auto-scrolling and full screen, distraction-free mode to help readers focus.  High contrast and large font size for low vision readers.  Optimized for VoiceOver, Braille and switch control. Tools include bookmarking, text highlighting and annotation.  Built in dictionary.

Voice Dream Reader User Manual

VoiceDream Writer

Text-to-speech proofreading.  Phonetic and meaning search.  An active outline helps you organize and improve the structure of your writing. 

Voice Dream Writer User Manual

Voice Dream Scanner

Scan paper documents with the camera and recognize text.  Listen using built in text to speech with Voice Dream Reader.  Save and export as plain text or PDF.  Works entirely on your device:  No need for internet and your data stays private.

Microsoft Lens

Scanner that trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable.  Convert images to PDF, Word, PowerPoint, and excel files, digitize printed or handwritten text, and save to OneNote, OneDrive, or your local device.  You can import images that are already on your device using Gallery.

Ghotit Real Writer

Assists people with sever dyslexia and dysgraphia in English writing and text correction.  For writing with word prediction is designed for phonetic/creative writers.  It increases writing speed and predicts intended words with instant correction of the first misspelled letters.  Corrects badly spelled words, confused words, homophones, grammar, and punctuation.  Includes speak as you write, reading assistance with dual highlighting, integrated dictionaries, word-banks, importing, emailing and sharing.  Text correction requires internet connection.

Ghotit Real Writer Overview

Grammatica Grammar & Spelling

Keyboard that checks punctuation, grammar, and spelling.  Choose between the App or dedicated keyboard.  Synonym suggestions, predictive typing, and personal dictionary.

Grammatica Grammar & Spelling Overview



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