Fine Motor/Dexterity

iOS Dictation

iOS Dictation Icon

  • iOS devices have a dictation feature built right in. No app needed!
  • Tap the microphone button on the keyboard, say what you want to write, and your iOS device converts your words (and numbers and characters) into text.

Cost: Free

Compatibility:

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VoiceNote - Speech to Text

VoiceNote

  • The VoiceNote extension allows typing on a computer, by dictating text to the microphone.
  • Create a shortcut for the application to open at any time
  • Have the option to speak punctuation or use the punctuation buttons to insert them.

Cost: Free

Compatibility:

Google Chrome

Google Chrome Extension

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Fleksy

Fleksy

  • Fleksy is a state-of-the-art text input system so powerful that sighted, visually impaired and blind people are able to quickly and easily type on touch screen phones and tablets.
  • Fleksy allows users to type text on the familiar keyboard layout, by tapping on the screen. You don't have to type perfectly accurate -Fleksy will automatically detect the text you meant to enter.

Cost: Free

Compatibility:

iPhone iPad Learn More >>

AudioNote

AudioNote Notepad and Voice Recorder

  • Synchronized note taking and audio recording
  • Text or handwritten notes
  • Seek directly within audio by tapping text or drawings
  • Highlighted notes during playback

Cost: Free

Compatibility:

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Notability

Notability

  • Notability is the one place to create, share, and manage your notes.
  • It combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs.

Cost: $2.99

Compatibility:

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CloudOn

CloudOn

  • Essential productivity tool that lets you use your iPad to create, view, and edit files directly in Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • These applications will work the way you expect them to, and your files will look the way you want them to.

Cost: Free

Compatibility:

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FlexT9

FlexT9

  • Speak: leverages the power of Dragon Dictation to easily turn talk into text
  • Trace: continuous touch input - just glide your finger from one letter to the next
  • Write: use your finger to quickly draw anything you would want to type
  • Tap: traditional form of manual keyboard input

Cost: $4.99

Compatibility:

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