Disability Scoop, a news source for disability-related information, recently published an article on mobile apps for persons with visual impairments. The piece, Smartphones, Apps Prove Liberating For Those With Special Needs shares several users' experiences with apps ranging from iPhone's VoiceOver, a built-in gesture-based app that reads text on a touch-screen, to Google Android’s TalkBack, BlindSquare for navigation, and Money Reader for identifying currency.
What mobile apps are your learners using for accessibility, both in and outside of the classroom? Not sure? Try asking. Chances are good that someone in your program is using a mobile app for greater accessibility in class, or on the job!