Switch Access for Older Students

Looking for switch accessible, or easy-to-access interactive sites for older learners with more complex needs?  Check out these:

SENICT Software’s – Choose from an array of games, activities focused on popular characters and stars, interactive classroom topics, and more.

Priory Woods – Switch Accessible Videos.  Check out the left column for more switch accessible activities.

Shiny Learning – Variety of single cause-and-effect games, with limited play for free, on ‘Flash Enabled’ browers (not Chrome).

Tarheel Reader Gameplay – videos and games can be advanced, or chosen, using a single switch.  Choose by skill, level or type of control.  You can even make your own!

Tarheel Reader Books– don’t forget about this switch accessible book site with audio support.  Lots of great nonfiction content.  You can now choose your computer’s built in audio voices when activating speech output.

 

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs

tlwmsnIf you need a terrific resource for ideas, activities, accommodations and supports for students with complex disabilities and learning needs, then the Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs blog is just what you’ve been looking for!  Kate Ahern, an assistive technology specialist and special education teacher hosts this blog with countless resources to use and share.

 

If you need ideas for use of a single message switch, free online switch games, ideas for AAC, links to free and low cost pictures, iPad and app ideas, transition activities, accommodations for students with Autism or any of the other countless supports focused on students with significant needs, then head over to Kate’s blog today!  It will become a constant and valued resource that you will return to again and again!

Switch Accessible Online Activities – Older Students

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Looking for switch accessible, or easy-to-access interactive sites for older learners with more complex needs?  Check out these:
SENICT Software’s – Choose from an array of games, activities focused on popular characters from tv and film, music and pop stars, interactive classroom topics, topics from around the world, individual interests and hobbies, and more.
Priory Woods – Switch Accessible Videos and slide show animations.  Check out the left column for more switch accessible activities.
Tar Heel Reader – don’t forget about this switch accessible book site with audio support.  Lots of great nonfiction content.  You can now choose your computer’s built in audio voices when activating speech output.  Take the additional step of having your students write and upload a book!

Doorway Online

graphic image of keyboard activityDoorway Online – is a free, Interactive and accessible website, with several activities targeting beginning literacy, math, time, money, memory, matching and keyboarding.  Activities utilize a standard keyboard and mouse, but are also single and dual switch-accessible.  Several activities have audio support, as well as learning mode or testing mode.  And it’s free!  Great for use in your classroom, or to share with families!

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