8 Great Apps for Daily Living
Reminds users of tasks with images and alarms, and can automatically open linked videos (or audio files). No need to switch between apps to cue routines. Five alarm sounds to choose from (so different tasks can be tagged with specific sounds). iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad compatible. $2.99
Provides images of clothing and weather conditions daily. Can be customized with user's own clothing photos or other images. iPhone/iPad $1.99
Helps users with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) based on exposure and response prevention, an evidence-based treatment method. iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad $0.99
Every recipe starts with a photograph of ingredients in their measured portions. Each step is illustrated clearly and simply. $4.99 iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone
Create pictorial shopping lists with custom photos. Categorize items, assign prices and aisle locations. Includes text-to-speech and large easy-to-see images. Prices are automatically totaled. $4.99 iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad
Provides self-directed learning sessions for 40 important skills. Topic areas include community skills, personal skills, and transition and transportation skills. $19.99 iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad
Available for iPhone or Android or as a web-based application, MyMedSchedule sends reminders to take medication (by text or email), and helps keep track of medications and refills. Free.
Put your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch under your pillow and this app will analyze your movement during sleep and find the optimal time to wake you during a 30 minute window (that ends at your set alarm time). Tracks sleep quality and rhythms using the accelerometer in your device. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
(Article reproduced in full, with permission from AT Program News.)