Version 5 of Light Box (April 2018) is now available on iOS, Kindle Fire and Android.

Adds additional scenes, new options and better performance on newer hardware

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Access Darts Splash Screen

Access Darts is a switch accessible darts game for iOS 9.0+ (Universal) – it includes a full audio overlay for visually impaired players.

Was more than a little chuffed to get an asset usage request for Access Darts from Apple in May for WWDC 2017

‘I am writing because Apple is interested in including assets from “Access Darts” in an upcoming presentation at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference as an example of good design.’

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Version 4.0 of Sound Box is available on the App Store with improved performance, 64-bit support and iOS9 fixes. December 2015’s update fixes the soft keyboard popup problem in iOS9 when using keyboard switches to control scenes.

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Switch Box Invaders

Switch Box Invaders was created for and with young people who use assistive technology switches to control the iPad. The game is a motivational means of developing and improving sequencing, timing and basic switch control skills.

The latest iOS release supports newer iPhones and iPod Touch. The app has also been ported to Windows and OSX as freeware.

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Large Macbeth Verse

Macbeth’s Witches is a simple free sound board developed to support sensory teaching activities with children who have complex learning needs and significant communication disabilities.

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On the plus side, MindWave is an increasingly cheap EEG headset which is much easier to persuade people to wear and the API is Open enough to hack games and the like (higher resolution raw EEG streams are encrypted and require a tidy fee).

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Crowd Sounds

FreeVOCA is a simple free app for Windows, OSX and iPad which allows us to publish some of the AAC sound boards from PhotoVOCA.

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MaKey MaKey is a cheap hardware interface for PCs, Macs and most tablets which allows any vaguely conductive object to be used as a switch.

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Password security for users with ID has always been problematic, on the @PPLE VLE we built a simple graphic login with two stage symbol selection as an alternative to passwords, this was still a barrier to many users who were unable type their username.

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