Outside the Classroom

This section of assistive technologies are for use primarily outside the classroom. We have broken them into two catagories: reference and study tools.


dictionary-iconDictionary - Content from dictionary.com and thesaurus.com; voice-activated search available; Free Apple application and free Android application.

itranslate-iconiTranslate - Translator - multiple languages; voice recognition add-in for a fee. Can translate singular words, phrases, and whole emails. Free Apple application or as an Android application.

khan-academy-iconKhan Academy - With a library of over 4,000 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. Free Apple application and free Android application.

ted-iconTED - Nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Access over 1,000 videos of creative thinking presentation. Free Apple application and free Android application.

Study Tools

 anki-iconAnki - Flashcard program which makes remembering things easy; content-agnostic and supports images, audio, videos and scientific markup (via LaTeX); Create your own flashcard decks or download free decks. Free desktop application; $24.99 Apple application; free Android application.

inspiration-maps-iconInspiration Maps - Create and use an unlimited amount of mind maps to prepare for an essay. Organize your study topics. Comes with access to volumes of templates. $9.99 Apple application.

ithoughts-iconiThoughts - Mind mapping, Task lists, Brainstorming, Project planning, Goal setting, Course Notes/Revision will import and export mindmaps to and from many of the most popular desktop mindmap applications. $9.99 Apple application.

study-blue-iconStudy Blue - Make flashcards with text and images. Creating flashcards on the app requires an Internet connection to function properly. Offline study mode. Free web-based program; free Android application; free Apple application.

mindjet-iconMindjet - Mind mapping: use for note taking, brainstorming, or creating tasks. Manage supporting information via attachments, links and notes. Free Android application and free Apple application.