The external resources that are presented here are very helpful for people with visual, hearing, physical, and other types of disabilities. The list includes helpful websites and cellphone apps, which are meant to spark interest among people with disabilities and their family members. External resources illustrate the wide variety of information that this website hopes to condense into a more central location.


Visual impairments

American Federation for the Blind

Tips for creating a visually accessible website

Excellent resources for visually impaired computer users

This is a list of the top 10 online resources that can be used to make computers more accessible - including screenreaders and Google accessibility setting

10 free screen readers

This website provides information about free screen readers that can be used by people with visual impairments to access computers with ease. 


Online text to speech

This website can read documents or written text in a natural voice. 

Applications for your cellphone

Hearing impairment
Physical disabilities
Visual impairments
Hearing impairments
Physical disabilities

Hearing Loss Association of America 

The website provides a wealth of information for people who are hearing impaired - from resources in education to the use of technology, and much more. 

Deaf culture website

This website provides resources related to deaf culture and useful resources. 

More resources

This website provides a number of links to websites that provide support and services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

Assistive technology 

The "assistive technology" section of this website provides information on assistive technology. 


This website provides a wealth of information on making websites accessible to people with a variety of disabilities. 

IOS apps for the blind and visually impaired

These apps are great for iPhones and iPads. Some are available for IOS computers. 

Seeing all 

This new app narrative the world around you. 

Apps for people who are blind or visually impaired

This comprehensive list provides an expansive list of apps to help people with visual impairments to navigate the world effectively. 

Useful apps for hearing impaired

This is a comprehensive list of apps to assist people with hearing impairments.  ​

Top apps for hard of hearing

Listed here are both IOS and Android apps for people with hearing impairments and their families. 

Must have apps

This is a list of the apps that everyone with a hearing impairment should have! 

Android apps
Accessibility apps for Android
This is a great list of apps to assist people with disabilities. 

Taking accessibility to the next level

This list of apps increases accessibility for people with a variety of disabilities. 

10 groundbreaking apps to enable the disabled​

This list contains both Android and IOS apps.