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Apps for Cognition

Name

Description

Price

Device

Helps With

Answers:YesNo

Easy to use, affordable way for you to communicate with those around you if you are nonverbal. The app has two, large, color-coordinated buttons--one for yes, and one for no. Press either, and a voice will read you selection.

$1.99

iOS

Communication

Aida

Aida Reminder lets you create reminders very easily and quickly. Recurring reminders are fully supported, you can set hourly, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reminders, or even days of the week or month. It also has a wake-up alarm with custom snooze time. Don't miss those important events ever again!

Free

iOS

Memory

Audible

Listen to books on your mobile device. Great for people who have trouble reading or who retain information more effectively by listening.

Free

iOS,
Android

Reading

 

Awesome Memory

Card game to help you improve your memory. All of the cards are laid face down on a surface and players take turns flipping two cards face up. The object of the game is to reveal pairs of matching cards. Similar to the traditional game of "concentration." * Paid version available that includes advanced levels and functionality.

Free*

iPad

Memory

Behavior Tracker Pro

Application that allows caregivers, behavioral therapists, aides, or teachers to track behaviors and automatically graph them. Option to record video of behaviors or interventions to later review with doctors, parents, teachers or therapists.

$29.99

iOS

Behavior

Breathe2Relax

Hands-on stress management tool with diaphragmatic breathing exercises. Designed to help you with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management.

Free

iOS, Android

PTSD, Anxiety, Stress

Clear Record Premium
 

Audio recording app that suppresses ambient, background noise allowing the user to record conversations in noisy environments while maintaining clear voices. Control play-speed without modifying pitch-quality. Slow down conversations to a manageable pace for the user.

$0.99

iOS, Android

Speech, Communication

Concussion Recognition & Response
 

Helps coaches and parents recognize whether an individual is exhibiting/reporting the signs and symptoms of a suspected concussion. In less than 5 minutes, the app allows a coach or parent to respond quickly to determine whether to remove the child from play and the need for further medical examination.

Free

iOS, Android

Concussion Screening

Corkulous Pro

Collect, organize, and share ideas on virtual cork boards. "Pin" notes, labels, photos, contacts, and tasks. Group ideas visually on one board or spread ideas out across multiple boards.

$4.99

iOS

Organization

Cozi Family Organizer

Family life organization app that includes a shared calendar, shopping lists, to do lists, family journal. This app allows you to stay in sync with your family. * Paid version available for advanced functionality.

Free*

iOS, Android

Organization

d2u Dictation and Transcription

Voice recorder with integrated transcription service* provides you with a comprehensive dictation and transcription solution. Record, edit, and upload a digital recording then have the file transcribed to text. HIPAA compliant. * Transcriptions are a paid feature.

*Free

iOS

Communication

DialSafe Pro

Learn proper phone usage and safety with an app that allows for hands-on practice. Learn these critical skills through the use of animated lessons, skill building games, practice sessions, and a realistic phone simulator.

Free

iOS

Life-Skills

Dragon Dictation

Voice recognition app that allows users to easily speak and instantly see their words on the screen. Send short text messages, longer email messages, and update your Facebook and Twitter statuses without typing a word.

Free

iOS

Communication

Evernote

Help remembers everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders, and make notes completely searchable.

Free

iOSWeb,Android

Organization

Find a Pharmacy

Immediately find the closest pharmacies to your location based on your device's location or address.

Free

iOS

Locating Services

Find My iPhone

Location app for iOS that tracks wireless devices and enables you to track where the devices are, where they have been, and enables you to send warning messages or tones to those devices.

Free

iOS

Memory, Location Monitoring

Flashcards Deluxe

Flashcard app which can be used to study just about anything you want. Built in a dictionary, a capacity to include pictures and sounds, zoom into pictures, and auto-repeat sounds on the cards.

$3.99

iOS, Android

Memory

Functional Planning System

The Conover Functional Planning System allows for creating a daily planner with video modeling.  Reminders can be set to go off until the user responds to them for reinforcement. 

 

 

 

Hello My Name Is

Use your fingers to write or draw your own personalized "hello my name is" name tag. Good for conferences or situations where a digital name tag may help you stand out.

Free

Android

Social Situations

iBooks with VoiceOver

Search and instantly download thousands of popular book and magazine titles. iBooks works with VoiceOver, which will read the contents of the pages out loud.

Free

iOS

Hearing, Reading

ICE (In Case of Emergency)

Store all the information you might need in an emergency in one convenient location. Names of doctors, medications you are taking, medical conditions, allergies, and insurance information can be accessed with the tap of a finger. You can also use the app to find hospitals nearby in case of an emergency.

$1.99

iOS, Android

Emergency

iMazing

Skill--based maze game where you must find your way through a challenging maze. Unlimited mazes created for you based on your skill level.

Free

iOS

Problem Solving

iReward

 

iReward is an app that will track your activities throughout the day and you can check off each task when completed.  At the end of the day, or week, look at the progress chart to see the person’s performance. 

Free

iOS

Task Manager

Index Card

Non-linear writing tool that helps capture your ideas and store notes as they come to you. Organize the flow of your thoughts by using a familiar corkboard interface and compile your work into a single document.

$4.99

iPad

Organization

Ireward

RewardChart is an app that brings the traditional reward chart onto mobile device, with a customizable, interactive interface. iRewardChart looks to help parents keep track of their child’s good behavior, and reward them appropriately.

$2.99

Android, iOS,
Kindle, windows phone

Planning

Learning Ally Audio

s downloadable DAISY formatted books. Learning Ally members can explore the library of more than 64,000 audiobooks that are designed for people with print and learning disabilities.* To use RFB&D Audio, membership is required. Membership is free for eligible people with visual impairments or dyslexia.

Free*

iOS, Android

Reading, Vision

Lumosity

Brain exercises targeting memory, attention, speed, flexibility, and problem solving. You can design your own personalized training, including "courses" with TBI- and/or PTSD-specific content. *Paid subscription available for advanced features.

Free*

iOSWeb

Brain Training

MakeChange

This app will show you the best way to count change so that you use the least number of coins. Slide and stack coins until you have the amount shown on the register display and check your answer.

$1.99

iPad

Life-Skills

Matrix Game

Helps you develop visual perception skills such as visual discrimination. It can also help you to develop attentionand concentration, spatial orientation and principles of classification and categorization. * Paid version available for advanced levels and more functionality.

Free*

iOS

Problem Solving

n-Back

n-Back is designed to improve your working memory through actively memorizing and recalling information.

Free

iOS

Memory

Naming TherAppy

Word-finding app to help people with aphasia and children with special needs practice important naming and description skills. Allows users to add their own images.

$24.99

iOS

Communication, Speech

Penultimate

Handwriting app that helps you get the fast, tactile gratification of writing on paper, with digital power and flexibility. Take notes, keep sketches, or share your next breakthrough idea — in the office, on the go, or at home.*Advanced functionality and features are paid.

Free*

iPad

Memory, Organization

Pic-Z Tag

Nametag application that lets you identify yourself to others at a conference, business meeting, or any social gathering.

$0.99

iOS

Social Situations

Pictello

Create visual stories and talking books. Each page in a story can contain a picture, a short video, up to ten lines of text, and a recorded sound or text-to-speech using natural sounding voices.

$18.99

iOS

Communication

Pocket SCAT2

This application is a shortened version of the SCAT2 test and is designed to be used in a field setting by coaches or parents to help identify possible concussions.

Free

iOS

Concussion Screening

Proloquo 4 Text

Text‑based communication app that gives a voice to people who cannot speak. It offers a customizable single screen layout for easy conversation, free natural-sounding voices in 15 languages, word and sentence prediction and social media.

$64.99

iOS

Communication

Proloquo2Go

An alternative communication solution to help you if you have difficulty speaking. Natural sounding text-to-speech voices, high-resolution, up-to-date symbols, powerful automatic conjugations, a vocabulary of more than 7,000 items, and advanced word prediction.

$219.99   

iOS

Communication

PTSD Coach

Designed for veterans and service members who have or may have, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Education about PTSD, information about care, a self-assessment for PTSD, help to find support, and tools that can help you manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.

Free

iOS, Android

PTSD

Quick Talk AAC

This app gives a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. Quick and flexible app designed to help you talk as quickly as possible.

$0.99

iOS, Android

Communication

SoundAmp

Assistive app that turns the iPhone into an interactive hearing device. Using the microphone or a headset with a microphone, it amplifies nearby sound making it easier for you to hear.

$4.99

iOS

Hearing

Spaced Retrieval TherAppy

Facilitates recalling an answer over expanding intervals of time (1 minute, 2 minutes, 4 minutes, 8 minutes...) helps to cement the information in memory, even for those with impaired memory.

$3.99

iOS

Memory

SpeakWrite Recorder

Voice recorder that turns your phone into a fully functional dictation system. Record, edit and send your audio. The app integrates with SpeakWrite's 24/7 paid transcription service. Compile your dictation, upload, and within a few hours receive your transcribed document.

Free

Android

Speech, Communication

T2 Mood Tracker

Designed for service members and veterans, this app helps you self-monitor, track, and reference emotional experiences associated with common deployment-related behavioral health issues like post-traumatic stress, brain injury, depression, and anxiety.

Free

iOS, Android

PTSD, Behavior

Tap2Talk

Alternative means of communication app. Push pictures of items to have a voice speak them for you.

Free

Android

Speech, Communication

Time timer

Enjoy stress-free time management with the new & improved Time TIMER for iPhone (iOS 8 upgrade) – an award-winning visual timer.

Free

Android, iOS

Time management

TextTwist

Word game app where you try to find the word that uses all of the letters on the screen as fast as you can. Crossword mode lets you complete a crossword puzzle using a limited number of letters. Word of the Day mode offers a daily puzzle.

$0.99

iOS, Android

Problem Solving

Today Screen

One-stop app for quickly viewing your upcoming agenda, tasks due, and your local weather forecast. Tasks and events are intuitively highlighted based on date and time so that what you need to look at right now stands out clearly.

$2.99

iOS

Reminders

Touch Calendar

Touch Calendar makes viewing your calendars easy. See your whole calendar at a glance. No more flipping between different calendar views. Touch Calendar does it all from one zoomable and scrollable view. This app is especially useful for people with attention problems who do better with fewer steps.

$3.95

Android

Organization

Unus Tactus

Developed to assist people of all ages with mild cognitive and/or motor deficits by allowing you to have an easy to use a cell phone, with a simple set up. It utilizes a one--touch photo dialing system to generate phone calls using phone numbers from your existing contacts or those that you import directly.

$9.99

iOS

Communication

Verbally

Comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for the iPad. This app enables real conversation for those who have challenges speaking. Just tap in what you want to say and Verbally speaks for you. *Premium features available with an in-app purchase.

Free*

iPad

Communication, Speech

Visual Schedule Planner

Customizable visual schedule iPad app that is designed to give you an audio/visual representation of the events in your day. In addition, events that require more support can be linked to an activity schedule or video clip. 

$14.99

iPad

Organization

Voice Cards Are Not Flashcards

Create voice flashcards with an autoplay and shake option. Create sets of flashcards just as you would with paper flashcards, except you create a voice recording of your questions and answers in sets of Voice Cards. You can “flip” between questions and answers by swiping or shaking the phone.* Two versions exist including the lite with limited functionality, $0.99 for full version.

Free*

iOS

Memory

Voice4U

Picture-based, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application that helps you express your feelings, thoughts, actions, and needs.

$59.99

iOS, Android

Communication, Speech

Where Am I?

View and share your location, including your city, zip code, telephone area code, and approximate street address as well as the times of sunrise and sunset and GPS latitude and longitude.

Free

Android

Location

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Comment by Kara Ayers on July 18, 2017 at 11:34am

This is a really helpful list! Thanks for sharing.

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