Coronavirus: New guidance

Meet outside rather than inside where possible. Keep 2 metres apart from people that you don’t live with. Minimise travel in and out of affected areas. Get tested twice a week and isolate if positive

Coronavirus: New guidance

Envision AI

Envision enables people with visual impairment to live more independently. With Envision, visually impaired users can shop in supermarkets, use public transport, read menu cards in restaurants, recognise their friends, find their belongings and so much more, all on their own. 

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Seeing AI 

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this ongoing research project harnesses the power of AI to open up the visual world and describe nearby people, text and objects.

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Soundscape

Microsoft Soundscape uses 3D audio technology to enhance your awareness of what is around you, and thereby help you get around and explore your surroundings. Soundscape will place audio cues and labels in 3D space such that they sound like they are coming from the direction of the points of interest, parks, roads and other features in your surroundings. 

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Dragon Anywhere

Create documents anywhere with Dragon Anywhere, professional-grade mobile dictation. Easily dictate documents of any length, edit, format and share them directly from your phone or tabet.

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Google translate

Translate between 103 languages. Translate text instantly just by pointing your camera (38 languages). Translate bilingual conversations on the fly (32 languages).

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Oldham Child Illness

This resource aims to help you understand what to do and who to ask in a number of situations; including what to do when your baby or child is ill. Learn how to care for your child at home, when to seek advice from a health visitor or call a doctor and when to use emergency services. 

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Headspace

Headspace is the simple way to reframe stress. Relax with guided meditations and mindfulness techniques that bring calm, wellness and balance to your life in just a few minutes a day.

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ChillPanda

Play your way to a calmer day with ChillPanda. Learn to relax, manage your worries and improve your wellbeing.

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Brain in Hand

Gives easy access to personalised support from an app on your phone. It’s packed with features to help you remember activities, reduce anxiety and feel supported. 

It’s accompanied by remote support from the National Autistic Society to help you at times when you need extra help. 

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Get Me There

Use the app if you want to buy an adult ticket without queuing at a ticket machine

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