Read to Me Story Apps
The apps that you will find here are those that I have used myself, or have seen featured in conferences. Within these pages are a listing of just some of the apps that are either great for use with students with visual impairments OR have been developed specifically for persons who are blind or have low vision.
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By: Carmen Willings
The iPad is a great tool to use with students who are visually impaired, particularly with students who visually attend better when materials are paired with light, movement and/or sound.
Free. Big Cat in the Garden Story Creator app. This interactive book helps develop literacy skills. Each page provides opportunities for interactions including movement and sound effects. Students are encouraged to use the magnifier icon to locate bugs throughout the story. Students have a choice of reading the story, listening to the story or creating their own story.
$0.99 The Boy Giant (Pocket Story) An original story about an English boy named Hujo who uses his exceptional bigness to come to the aid of a distressed American city.
Free Dr. Seuss's ABC (Oceanhouse Media) Dr. Seuss classic; read-to-me function highlights text in red and automatically turns pages!
$3.99 Foot Book app. (Oceanhouse Media) Dr. Seuss classic; read-to-me function highlights text in red and automatically turns pages!
Free. The Frog Prince Magic Ink Book. Students must color the pages to advance through this interactive storybook. Some adaptations are available including choice of male/female narrator, auto-read, music volume, effects volume, and background music.
$3.99 Hop on Pop (Oceanhouse Media) Dr. Seuss classic; read-to-me function highlights text in red and automatically turns pages!
$4.99 The Monster at the End of This Book (Callway Digital Arts) is a classic book gets a digital makeover allowing reader participation to thwart Grover’s attempts to stop you from turning pages and getting closer to the monster at the end of this book.
$3.99 One Fish Two Fish (Oceanhouse Media) Dr. Seuss classic; read-to-me function highlights text in red and automatically turns pages!
Free The Smelly Sprout (Pocket Story)
Uplifting story of an outcast who finds his path and makes a friend.
Free version & Paid $0.99 Tickle Finger app.
Tiny Tinga the monkey calls upon the reader to assist him in escaping from predators by tickling them, causing tigers, alligators, and cheetahs to roll over laughing—and leave Tinga alone!
Free. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Magic Ink Book. Students must color the pages to advance through this interactive storybook. Some adaptations are available including choice of male/female narrator, auto-read, music volume, effects volume, and background music.
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