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Accessibility Minute - Assistive Technology Tips and Tricks for Everyone

Jul 8, 2022

Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!

There are so many apps available to help individuals with visual impairments.  If you’re looking for an app that translates Braille to text, check out the Braille Scanner app.

Braille Scanner allows users to take a photo of a piece of paper with Braille on it using their iPhones, and then within seconds, it’s translated to text.

Other features include:

  • Auto-document scan
  • Braille conversion using Unified English Braille, grade 1
  • Braille/text-to-speech
  • Export converted Braille as text
  • Export Braille characters
  • 17 different app icons

Check it out on the App Store to learn more!

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I’d like to take a moment to thank InTRAC, the Indiana Telephone Relay Access Corporation for sponsoring our transcript today.  You can find out more about InTRAC at

That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.