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Well-Being

These apps help individuals deal with stress or anxiety in an effective and productive manner.

Happiness Tips
Need a little R & R? These Happiness Tips help keep you feeling inspired and motivated throughout your day. This app also has an email feature that allows users to email their favorite tips to friends and family.
Optimized for Android.
Price: Free

  android
     

iHealth BPM
This app makes monitoring your blood pressure all the more easier and enjoyable. It provides users with all they need: graphs, statistics, smart world health organization classifications, FAQs and an email feature allowing users to email their results to friends, family members and doctors. It's the first ever blood pressure monitoring system for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad. iHealth turns your iPhone into a powerful blood pressure monitor. It includes a diary for tracking BP measurements taken by the iHealth BP dock.
Note: This app is made to be used in conjunction with the iHealth Blood Pressure Dock, available at www.ihealth99.com, Apple On-Line, Apple retail stores.
Optimized for iPhone, iPad. Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.
Price: Free

  iphone
     

PTSD Coach
A must have for veterans and all those feeling effects related to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Users learn about PTSD as well as self-assess, manage symptoms and find support. Self-assessments can be scheduled weekly or monthly to better track health. Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.1 or later.
Compatible with Android.
Price: Free

  blackberry
     

T2 MoodTracker
Designed to bring patients and health care providers together, this app provides useful information on depression, anxiety, general well-being, head injury, PTSD and stress. Individuals can take notes, rating their feelings and emotions on any given day.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later.
Price: Free

  blackberry




- 2012 Apps for Individuals Living with Paralysis
- Accessibility and your smart phone
- Accessories
- Assistive Technology
- Back to School
- Games & Entertainment
- In Case of Emergency
- Lifestyle
- Productivity
- Travel
- Well-Being

Assistive Technology Training Online Project The Assistive Technology Training Online Project (ATTO) provides information on AT applications that help students with disabilities learn in elementary classrooms.

Abledata: ComputersABLEDATA provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. We serve the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities.

AbilityHub: Assistive Technology SolutionsInformation on adaptive equipment and alternative methods for accessing computers.

A Reeve Foundation Fact Sheet on Assistive Technology - Computers (PDF)

Camera MouseThe Camera Mouse uses a standard USB camera to convert head and finger motions into computer mouse pointer movements.

The CyberlinkBrain Actuated Technologies has developed this unique, futuristic system enabling hands-free control of a mouse cursor to power video games and other electronic products. The Cyberlink device, reminicent of a science fiction gadget, utilizes a headband with sensors that detect electrical signals made from subtle facial muscle and eye movements as well as from brain wave activity.

Dragon SystemsVoice activation at its finest, the Dragon Systems technology is used not only to operate laptops and pda's but can even control multimedia centers, navigation systems, mobile phones and much more.

laesieworks.com: Computer AccessIt's can be very important for a quadriplegia to have very good access to normal computer & software, even when laying flat in bed. This page is about how I do it. No, that dot is nothing religious! With that dot I control my computer.

Origin Instruments CorporationThis company manufactures The HeadMouse Extreme which translates head motions into computer mouse pointer movements. They also offer other helpful accessories such as soft and smart type keyboards, a sip and puff switch and a dragger utility for manipulating the left and right buttons of the standard mouse.

Prentke Romich CompanyFor complete computer control, visit this site which offers just about every possible device for accessibility from specialized keyboards to the headmouse.

Quad-JoyThis hands-free system was developed by a quadriplegic who, fueled by his own needs, figured a way to operate his computer using a joystick controlled mouse. The mouse works by sip and puff.

The Talking DesktopHands-free computer operation becomes possible with this voice activated software. Through speech recognition, the talking desktop will guide you through virtually any computer function.

TrackerProThe TrackerPro technology allows for cursor control to function through head pointing using a unit which is located on the top of the computer. The unit tracks head movements by the user and then converts the motions into computer mouse operations.

Paralysis Resource Center The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Information Specialists are reachable business weekdays, Monday through Friday, toll-free at 800-539-7309 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET. You may also schedule a call or send a message online.

Reeve Foundation Online Paralysis Community Connecting people living with paralysis, families, friends and caregivers so we can share support, experience, knowledge, and hope.

Quality of Life Grants DatabaseFind resources within the PRC Quality of Life Grants Database. Search by Zip Code, State or an Entire Category.

Library Books and VideosFind resources within the PRC library catalog.

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The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Information Specialists are reachable business weekdays, Monday through Friday, toll-free at 800-539-7309 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time. International callers use 973-467-8270. You may also schedule a call or send a message online.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90PR3002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship areencouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.