The UDL Educational Technology Guide 2019-2020: Technology for Special Education

John F. O'Sullivan

Section 4 Google Play Deaf & Hearing Impaired

Live Transcribe
This is a speech to text app that is designed for someone that is deaf or hard of hearing. You talk, and it turns your words to text. 


This app helps a deaf person communicate with someone that does not know sign language.

Hand Talk Translator Brazilian Sign Language (Libras)

The app translates written words or spoken language into Brazilian Sign Language (Libras).

Hearing Test

This app gives a basic hearing test. It can be used to illustrate a point. If you truly want to measure hearing I would recommend going to a professional for testing.


These are sign language stickers. They are better described as sign language emojis. With this, app texting just got better for the deaf.


This app allows you to communicate with a sign language interpreter.


ASL Dictionary

This app is a dictionary for sign language.


DeafNote Free

This is a note-taking application.

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