Health Bound Picks: Top 7 Apps for People with Brain Injury

As we gear up for the OBIA Acquired Brain Injury Conference this week, it is only appropriate that we round up our 7 most preferred IOS apps that are either designed for, or work well with the needs of people living with a brain injury. If any of these apps peak your interest, simplyclick on its name to be redirected to its respective page on the Apple App Store.

Life Organization 

Not only does Qcard empower the individual, but it also connects them with their loved ones so they can delegate and manage life together, helping alleviate the 'caregiver roll' from family members.

Improve your quality of life and regain your independence. We should know... our founder was involved in a serious motor vehicle accident, which resulted in his acquired brain injury that changed his life forever. His struggles and frustrations with current coping aids lead him to develop Qcard as a tool for himself.

Cozi Family Organizer

There's nothing stationary about your life, so why depend on a family calendar that hangs on a fridge or wall? Cozi is the leading choice for families and includes a color-coded calendar, shopping lists, to do lists, family journal and more.

Speech and Communication Tools

Verbally (iPad only)

Verbally is an easy-to-use, comprehensive Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app for the iPad. Verbally brings speech to those without and enables real conversation with its simple, intuitive design. Just tap in what you want to say and Verbally speaks for you. 

Penultimate (iPad only)

Penultimate combines distraction-free, natural handwriting and sketching with the power of Evernote’s sync and search. Take class or meeting notes, journal your thoughts, or outline your next big idea—in the office or on the go. From the first stroke, Penultimate makes the experience of pen and paper more productive.

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.

Brain Training Apps


Good brain trainer app for improving your working memory.

Lumosity Mobile

Lumosity is designed by neuroscientists to train memory, attention, and more. With foundations in the study of neuroplasticity, Lumosity games are used in research, and have been incorporated into studies done by top scientists worldwide.

Some of these apps may also be available for Android, but having no access to an android device while putting this list together limited our options a bit.


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