These days everyone has a smartphone, even kids. The bonus of smartphones is that they serve as more than phones, they offer many great benefits to the average individual, and many more to people with various disabilities. Suffering from a disability isn’t just about getting your disability insurance and settling into a life without the things you love.
Smartphones act as lifelines, they act as entertainment, and they even work as a way to learn new things. Whether you use an Android phone or an iPhone, there are an array of apps for anything from reading disorders to sensory issues, for both adults and children. Whether you want to learn to communicate with your deaf friend, or need something to help your autistic child, there is an app for that.
There are many autism apps available. Some of them are directed at all ages, while some of them are for children only. While there are far more available on iPhone, there are some for Android.
Whether you need an autism app that can help your child with speech, or you just need something fun and creative to keep them entertained, there are hundreds of apps at your fingertips. Take some time to research them, but one most highly recommended is Miracle Modus, which can help with relaxation after over-stimulation, at any age.
More than one in ten children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with ADHD. It is an illness that mostly affects young children and adolescents. Apps for people suffering from ADHD can help them get focused. They can help adults with attention deficit disorders as well.
EpicWin is an excellent app to help children with ADHD. It is basically a list app that revolves around video games, something kids love. It helps them get focused and motivated, and works great for chores and schoolwork.
Sign Language Apps
Whether you have a friend or family member that is deaf and you want to learn how to better communicate with them, or you yourself recently became deaf and you need help learning sign language, there are phone apps for learning how to talk with your hands.
Marlee Signs is a great app, and it is hosted by actress Marlee Matlin. This is a free app.
While some people may not realize that diabetes is a disability, it offers many risks, including blindness and lost limbs. For people with diabetes it is important to pay attention to diet and to check blood sugar levels often. There are apps that can help with tracking all of this.
Diabetes Logbook helps keep you motivated and remind you not to forget your insulin shots and other important factors when it comes to your health.
There are many other apps that can help with health and with disabilities. Take a moment to do a little research. Make sure you also check the reviews to find the best ones, free or paid.