Best Apps for Deaf People | British Deaf News

In this tech-savvy day and age, it’s not a surprise that most people have a smartphone. With a ton of Apps out on the marketplace, all with different purposes and some are more beneficial than we realise… Here are the Best Apps for Deaf people Video Calling Apps Most people with deafness struggle to make audio calls. There’s quite a variety of Video Calling Apps, some just video and others with typing facilities alongside the call. It might be a case of downloading them all to see which one works best for you.

  • FaceTime
  • WhatsApp Call
  • Facebook Messenger Call
  • Skype
  • Glide

Relay Apps These apps are suitable for making and receiving audio calls with a relay operator between you and the caller. Some apps offer you a choice of speaking/reading/both.

  • Relay UK
  • RogerVoice

For receiving voicemails, this app translates it to text.

  • Voxsci

Relay Apps for BSL users For British Sign Language users, these relay apps work for voice calls with a Sign Language interpreter between you and the caller.

  • SignLive
  • SignVideo
  • InterpreterNow

And more: