Provides information on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), dieticians and hospitals, and on the activities of France-based patient group, Association Francois Aupetit (AFA).
Game involving characters modelled on birds and pigs, and which is said to feature physics-based gameplay.
Logs asthma activity, medicines, triggers, and peak-flow readings in diary and graph form.
Simplified phone ‘home’ screen for older people, and for people with visual impairment (and even for anyone who dislikes numerous phone icons).
Allows a user to find nutritional information about food, and to track meals, exercise and weight.
Voice-recognition app that turns spoken words into on-screen text, which can be used as notes or as email.
Speech-recognition app that allows the user to conduct Internet searches on the phone through voice commands.
Quick, simple, self-applied hearing test that does not require an appointment with a medical professional.
Recognises currency, and speaks the denomination, enabling people with a visual impairment or blindness to identify and count banknotes.
Allows runs to be mapped, and progress tracked.
Pedometer tracks steps taken, speed achieved, laps covered, distance traveled, and calories burned.
App enabling adults and children with communication difficulties to express their views
“The Talking Mats app can be used as an interactive tool to help a person express their opinions, choices, ideas and preferences. The app is specifically designed for people with communication difficulties to express their ideas on a wide range of topics through a structured discussion format.
…Talking Mats incorporate the use of pictures to facilitate discussions. A person can choose the pictures they would like to have available then sort them under a visual scale (e.g. yes/no/maybe).
…The app provides instructions and has a simple display with pictures that can be moved on the screen.
…The app is motivating in itself to use as a person is able to choose between a range of symbols to communicate their preferences to another person. A person can move symbols on the screen to reflect their thoughts and preferences. The app does not produce any sounds and is designed to use interactively during conversations.
…A person can import their own pictures to the Talking Mat, thereby making it more relevant to their day to day living activities.
The app can provide a visual framework to guide conversations and may be used to:
Many people with Autism are visual learners, therefore presenting information in an interactive, visual form may appeal to many people and support a person to express themselves.”Autism apps, a website run by the Autism Association of Western Australia, a not-for-profit service provider, research and patient advocacy organisation | http://bit.ly/2QoIpoB
Aims to help people eat more healthily by demonstrating the effectiveness of the traffic-light rating of food content which appears on food packaging.
App intended to help first-responding members of the public who happen to be on scene when someone requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Utilises simple images (for instance, of an individual eating) to help a person with a communicational difficulty express wants and needs to a carer.
27-question online questionnaire that assesses a user's risk of anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
‘OpenStreetMap’ that shows ramps and other disability-friendly access facilities.
Allows the user to follow the progress of World Child Cancer projects around the world, and to find out more about how cancer is faced by children in the developing world.
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