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Apps for Health Professionals

A guide to medical apps for Apple and Android smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

OT Apps

There are hundreds of mobile apps available that are useful in OT practice. This page is intended to give you an idea of the types of apps available and suggestions for ones to try. We can't fit all of the useful apps that are out there on this page, so we definitely encourage you to search for more if you don't see something you like.

Most of the apps showcased here are free or inexpensive. See also the Apps for All tab for more apps that might be helpful for occupational therapists. Or check out these sites which list even more great apps:

Practice Management

You might also find the apps to be helpful as a way of managing and improving your practice.

Life Skills

Use these apps to help your clients develop life skills. These apps are aimed mainly at children.

Fine Motor Skills & Spatial Reasoning

Practicing OTs recommend these apps for helping clients with fine motor skills or spatial reasoning needs. Some apps address both needs.

Sensory and Cause & Effect

These versatile apps are used by OTs for patients with sensory processing disorder or who need help understanding cause and effect. Some of the apps were even created by licensed OTs.