Here is a list of free software and other resources I have found useful in the field of special educaitonal needs and the wider area of computer access for people with disabilities.
Please Let me know if you have any suggestions for this list.
Be sure that you check out the 'Special Sites' listed near the bottom of this page, some of which contain loads and loads of free games and activities.
What better way to learn maths than to fire a loveable adventurous muppet out of a cannon? The aim is to get Gonzo to land safely in a large bucket of water by adjusting the angle and power of the shot.
The following useful freebies are mentioned on other pages in my site:
These are websites that have numerous activities designed for people with more special educational needs:
There are over 150 resources on this site including cause & effect/targetting activities, interactive talking books and many other motivating activities that promote choice-making and timing. They have had over 1.3 million downloads from their site so far making their activites very popular indeed.
Mr Olltwit has over 190 educational games and utilities on his website many of which are suitable for special educational needs. The site used to be completely free but now a one-off low payment is required to become a lifelong member and have access to all the software.
SEN Teacher has links to many free games and utilities from around the web plus several that the site's author has made. These include touch and switch games involving a variety of subjects including faces and money.
This site lists lots of Open Source software designed to assist people with physical or cognitive difficulties. The software is split into categories like On-Screen Keyboards and Environmental Control and include software such as SAW 5 (see below) and the WWAAC talking accessible web browser.
Check out the software that I'm providing for free on my downloads page.
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