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Where to Get Accessible Computer Games for Learning

These are accessible games that may be used in a learning environment.

None of the games are expensive. Many are totally FREE.

This list is neither definitive nor exhaustive. But it's a quick way to find the type of accessible learning games you want.

We give the Web site of the actual developer whenever possible.

Games Accessible to People who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Color Blind


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Kitchens Inc.

www.kitchensinc.net
Offers 25 FREE blind-accessible games, including the Trivia game, as well as racing, arcade, golf, word, and puzzle games.

BSC Games

www.bscgames.com
Offers 14 blind-accessible games:

Of those, 9 are commercial games, including 6 arcade games and 3 educational games.

The remaining 5 games are FREE.

Spoonbill Software

www.omninet.net.au/
~irhumph/blindgamers.htm
Offers 13 FREE accessible puzzle and card games.


Azabat Games

www.azabat.co.uk
Offers 18 commercial blind-accessible card and puzzle games.

VIP Gameszone

www.vipgameszone.com
Offers 15 blind-accessible games:
7 commercial blind-accessible games: arcade adventure, sport multiplayer games, strategy multiplayer games.

5 FREE games: Puzzle, maze, strategy, shooter.

3 FREE special educational applications for kids who are blind or visually impaired.

GMA Games

www.gmagames.com
Offers 9 blind-accessible games, including 5 commercial games such as Tank Commander, Lone Wolf, Star Trek, and Pac Man, and 4 FREE games.

L-Works

www.l-works.net
Offers 11 blind-accessible games, including the 7 commercial games: Judgement Day, Super Liam, a pack of 5 arcade games, and 4 FREE games.

USA Games

www.usagamesinteractive.com
Offers 2 blind-accessible games: The commercial USA Raceway, and the FREE game: Star Trek: Final Conflict.

Draconis Entertainment

www.draconisentertainment.com
Offers 10 commercial blind-accessible games including Pinball, Alien Outback, and Sarah and the Castle of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

7-128 Software

www.7128.com
Offers 14 blind-accessible games, including 9 commercial games, such as the Inspector Cyndi in Newport mysteries, puzzle games and word games. Also 5 FREE accessible word games.

Bavisoft

www.bavisoft.com
Offers 2 commercial blind-accessible games: Grizzley Gulch and Chillingham.

GamesForTheBlind.com

www.gamesfortheblind.com
Offers 8 commercial self-voicing games, including puzzles, word and memory games.

Miodrag Malivic

http://ontheinter.net/Miodrag/bwl.pl
Offers 1 commercial color-blind accessible game: Monochrome Lines.

Blind Adrenaline Simulations

www.blindadrenaline.com
Offers 1 FREE blind-accessible game, Rail Racer.

SoundRTS

http://jlpo.free.fr/soundrts
Offers 1 FREE blind-accessible strategy game, SoundRTS.

pin Interactive

www.pininteractive.com
Offers offers the commercial award winning accessible computer game, Terraformers. The game is a visual / audio hybrid playable by both sighted and sight disabled / blind.
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Games Accessible to People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


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Windmill Works

http://www.windmillworks.com
Offers numerous deaf-accessible commercial games used in education, including:

Johnny Rock's Christmas, Black Cats and Witches' Hat, Vocabulary Game Show, Language Shape-Up, and Computer Game Maker.

Matrix Games

www.matrixgames.com
Offers commercial deaf-accessible commercial games including: Birth of America and For Liberty.

Vivendi

www.vivendi.com
Offers commercial deaf-accessible commercial games including: the Police Quest collection. Note that the King's Quest, and Space Quest collections are NOT deaf-accessible.

Electronic Arts

www.ea.com
Offers commercial deaf-accessible games, including: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and The Sims game series.

2K Games

www.2kgames.com/civ4/home.htm
Offers commercial deaf-accessible games, including: Sid Meier's Civilization IV and extensions.

Activision

www.gamespot.com/pc/adventure
/zorkgrandinquisitor/index.html
Zork Grand Inquisitor was a commercial game released by Activision, now Activision Blizzard, in 1997.

It is considered to be the first game to include closed-captioning.

Valve

steampowered.com/v/index.php
Half-Life 2, a commercial game released by Valve in 2004, is considered the second game to feature closed-captioning.

7-128 Software

www.7128.com
Offers 21 commercial deaf-accessible games, including 6 Inspector Cyndi in Newport mysteries, 10 puzzle games, 5 word games.

Also offers 5 FREE deaf-accessible word games and numerous FREE deaf-accessible arcade games.
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Games Accessible to People who are Motion Impaired


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OneSwitch

www.oneswitch.org.uk
Offers 70+ single switch games available from the One Switch library for free download and play.

Starquail

www.starquail.com
Offers one commercial game that is one-switch accessible.

The Wilford the Sky Puppy arcade game.

Microsoft

www.microsoft.com/games/pinball
Offers one commercial game that is one-switch accessible.

The Microsoft Pinball Arcade game.

michi.nu

www.michi.nu
Offers the commercial one-switch accessible game, Alice Amazed.

Also the FREE one-switch accessible Archaist game.

Institute of Computer Studies

www.ics.forth.gr/hci/ua-games
Offers the FREE motion-impaired accessible games: UA-Chess, Access Invaders, and Terrestrial Invaders

Marblesoft - Simtech

www.marblesoft.com
Offers numerous commercial mmotion-impaired accessible games, including:
Single-Switch Maze, A Frog's Life, Mr. Marblehead, Single-Switch Solitaire, Concentrate, Super Switch Puzzles, and Cause and Effect.

RJ Cooper & Associates

www.rjcooper.com
Offers numerous commercial motion-impaired accessible games, including:
Early and Advances Switch Games, Switch Man, Teenage Switch Progressions, Spell-A-Word.

Also offers the FREE games: Battle of the Gods and Reign of the Flowerpots.

7-128 Software

www.7128.com
Offers 12 commercial motion-impaired accessible games, including 6 Inspector Cyndi in Newport mysteries, 3 puzzle games, and 3 word games.

Also offers 5 FREE motion-impaired accessible word games and numerous FREE motion-impaired accessible arcade games.

Arcess.com

www.arcess.com
Offers FREE motion-impaired accessible games, including: Alien Invasion, Ruby Ridge, Brickout, and Earth Defender.
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Games Accessible to People who have Cognitive or Learning Impairments


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Mind Weavers

www.mindweavers.co.uk
Offers Phenomena, a commercial game that can help dyslexics develop language skills.

Oak Systems

www.oak-systems.co.uk
Offers Brain Workout 1 and Brain Workout 3, commercial games that accommodate blind, visually impaired, color blind, and dyslexic needs.

The Dyslexia Store

www.dyslexia.net
Offers Tangoes, the commercial puzzle game for dyslexic children and adults.

The National Autistic Society

www.nas.org.uk
Offers the commercial game, Mind Reading: The Interactive Guide to Emotions, a game to Help Learn Emotions and Facial Recognition. Useful to people with for people with autistic spectrum disorders .
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Games Accessible to People who Want Brain Training


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Draconis Entertainment

www.draconisentertainment.com
Offers the commercial game, Ultimate SounDoku.

This is an audio Sodoku game that is blind-accessible.

GMA Games

www.gmagames.com
Offers the FREE games: Mine Buster and Solitaire, that are appropriate for Brain Training.
Both are blind-accessible.

Kitchens Inc.

www.kitchensinc.net
Offers 25 FREE games, including the Trivia game and Mastermind, that are appropriate for Brain Training. All are blind-accessible.

Spoonbill Software

www.omninet.net.au/ ~irhumph/blindgamers.htm
Offers 13 FREE puzzle and card games that are appropriate for Brain Training.
All are blind-accessble.

Minds Refined

www.mindsrefined.com
Offers Art Dealer, a commercial game designed to "increase memory in older adults".

Brain Training Software

www.braintrainingsoftware.com
Offers Brain Workout, a commercial Brain Training game.