Here’s an article about the winners and runners-up of the 2012 Vodaphone Foundation Smart Accessiblity Awards:
This is a European contest, and predominantly for Android apps, although some of them are also available for iOS. Here are the winners and runner-ups that are currently available in the United States:
A communication app. Winner in the Wellbeing category.
An accessible news-reader. Winner in the Independent Living category.
Hearing Aid – Cochlear
An app that amplifies human speech while filtering out background noise. Runner-up in the Independent Living category
IDEAL Group Reader
An easy e-book reader. Runner-up in the Independent Living category
An app that teaches individuals, especially those who are elderly, how to use a touchscreen mobile device. Winner in the Social Participation category.
A communication app. Runner-up in the Social Participation category.
Hopefully the other apps will be available in the United States soon.
Disability Information and Referral Staff maintain a growing list of Android and iOS apps. Please call 800-252-9605, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.