IT Resources for People with Down’s Syndrome and other Learning Disabilities

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This blog post includes a list of resources covering software, apps, computers, tablets and smartphones along with the use of IT and the internet.
Some resources are free while others require payment. Suppliers of equipment are also listed. The DSA does not endorse any of these resources and include them here only for information.
 This list will be updated regularly. We welcome IT reviews and recommendations for the DSA Journal and for updated editions of this list. Please send to: ian.jones-healey@downs-syndrome.org.uk

Articles, Reviews and Information

Review of Proloquo2Go® By Janine Comber
DSA Journal 129 Spring/Summer 2014 Pages 32-33
Available to DSA Members. Online download from September 2014
Our iPad apps for children with Down’s syndrome By Beverley Dean, Founder of Special iApps
DSA Journal 127 Spring/Summer 2013 Pages 20-21
Download from: https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/news-and-media/journal.html
The DSAQ Guide to Apps. 2nd Edition, 2012
The Down Syndrome Association of Queensland Inc.
http://www.dsaq.org.au/down-syndrome-information/DSAQ_publications
There’s an app for that! Voice, March 2011.
Down Syndrome Victoria and Down Syndrome NSW Members’ Journal
http://www.downsyndromensw.org.au/data/Voice_March_2011_Theres_an_app_for_that.pdf
Going online … a risk-e business? By Allison Boggis
DSA Journal 127 Spring/Summer 2013 Pages 20-21
Download from: https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/news-and-media/journal.html
Apps for the iPad. Netbuddy
http://www.netbuddy.org.uk/info-packs/apps-ipad/
AbilityNet | Down’s Syndrome and Computing
http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/blog/downs-syndrome-and-computing
My Computer My Way http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/advice-info/my-computer-my-way
Changing Your Fonts http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/mcmw/changing-your-fonts/
Factsheets: http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/factsheets

Downloads and Suppliers

FreeMind – free mind mapping software
http://freemind.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
MyChoicePad
http://www.mychoicepad.com/
IVONA MiniReader
http://www.ivona.com/en/mini-reader/
AssistiveWare
http://www.assistiveware.com/