Resources that could help brain AVM/Aneurysm survivors with daily life, compiled through personal experiences and suggestions from others.
Organization, Memory & Reading
- 7 Sticky Notes – A free desktop notes software that creates Sticky Notes directly at the Desktop of your computer to help organize everyday tasks and to-do lists.
- Remember The Milk – Easily make to-do lists that have dozens of customizable options to best bring you the errands and must-dos to your “smart” devices. The reminders can be synced, tweeted to you, spoken to you, time- set to you, and customized to cater to you in many other ways.
- Instapaper – Great way to “bookmark” or “keep” websites and articles that you want to read later, but you know you will forget if you remove the window.
- Sound Gecko – Online services that allows one to “listen” to websites and documents for people who have difficulties reading. A review of the service is provided here by one of our visitors and an AVM survivor.
- WorkFlowy – Free web-based application to organize your brain by making nestled lists, for anything from outlines for papers and projects to to-do lists that can be collapsed, opened or hidden to provide a “distraction free” environment for easily distracted eyes and minds.
- EverNote – Softwares and services designed for note taking and archiving in forms of formatted text, webpage excerpt, photograph, voice memo, or handwritten “ink” note. Notes can also have file attachments, and can be sorted into folders, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched and exported as part of a notebook. All of this can sync to any “smart” device you have, as well as to a desktop program.