Jane Farrall, Jane Farrall Consulting

Alex Dunn, Inclusioneers

9th March 2015

Below is a list of switch accessible apps for the iPad and iPhone that aren’t primarily designed for AAC – or which can be used for reasons other than communication. If you want information about switch accessible AAC apps please see Jane’s list here.

App
Device
About the App
Keystrokes
Switch Access


A Leader is

Free
iPhone, iPadA talking book about leaders and leadership. SymbolStix symbols illustrate key words. Users can also play bingo with symbols in the text, match symbols and play concentration with them. Part of the Click to Read series.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.
1 switch scanning. 2 or 3 switch step scanning. Auditory scanning option. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Adapted Play Book - Dirty Duds

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadAn interactive play book based around the Dirty Duds book by Pati King DeBaun. Four activities are included. These are: a simple book which introduces us to the story; an activity where the user has to find the correct picture to match a word from the story from a choice of 6; an errorless activity to explore the story items; a song activity based on the book where the user can pick one of 6 items to have a verse sung.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Adapted Play Book - EIEIO!

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadAn interactive play book based around “Old McDonald Has a Farm”. Four activities are included. These are: a simple book which introduces us to the animal sounds; an animal sounds activity where the user has to find the correct sound for each animal from a choice of 6; an errorless activity to explore the animal sounds; a song activity with the song “On the farm, look what I see”, where the user can pick one of 6 items to have a verse sung.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Adapted Play Book – Hurry! Hurry!

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadAn interactive play book around peanut butter. Four activities are included. These are: an engaging and simple book which talks about the character (a boy) and where he likes peanut butter e.g. on his face; a language activity where the user has to find the picture that goes with a spoken word from a choice of 6; an errorless activity to explore the places the character likes peanut butter ; a song activity with the song “I like peanut butter”, where the user can pick one of 6 items to have a verse sung.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Adapted Play Book – Peanut Butter

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadAn interactive play book around peanut butter. Four activities are included. These are: an engaging and simple book which talks about the character (a boy) and where he likes peanut butter e.g. on his face; a language activity where the user has to find the picture that goes with a spoken word from a choice of 6; an errorless activity to explore the places the character likes peanut butter ; a song activity with the song “I like peanut butter”, where the user can pick one of 6 items to have a verse sung.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Aunty Maggie’s Recipe

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadThis app from Inclusive Technology has potion brewing as its goal! Small targets and multiple choices make it ideal for students who need to learn to make choices and to practice touch accuracy or scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard..


Big Bang Patterns

$19.99 (US)
$22.99 (CA)
$24.99 (AU)
£14.99 (UK)
iPadSimple cause and effect activities, specifically designed to provide for people with complex needs and visual impairments. The graphics are simple and based on geometric shapes. When the user presses the switch, the graphic is animated and is accompanied by music. The background colour and the colour of the graphics can be changed. 4 different sets of graphics are included within the app.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Big Bang Pictures

$19.99 (US)
$22.99 (CA)
$24.99 (AU)
£14.99 (UK)
iPadSimple cause and effect activities, specifically designed to provide for people with complex needs and visual impairments. The graphics are simple and include images such as a bus, sun, person running. When the user presses the switch, the graphic is animated and is accompanied by music. The background colour and the colour of the graphics can be changed. Two extra activities include the same images, but presented as line drawings in either a simple or more complex format. 1 or 2 switch scanning.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Big Trucks

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple one or two switch game. Two “big trucks” e.g. digger, fire truck appear onscreen. Switch 1 causes the truck on the left to animate (and occasionally be replaced). Switch 2 causes the truck on the right to animate (and occasionally be replaced).Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual scanning with one switch per player. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Bumper Cars

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple game for one or two players – although it works best with two. Each player has a bumper car. During their turn they need to hit their switch or touch the bumper car on the screen. The cars then bump and the player is assigned a point value by the app. First player to 10 wins. User has no control over the performance of the bumper car, hence the game is described as errorless.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual scanning with one switch per player. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Breath Music

Free
iPadA series of switch accessible music activities. The user can play up and down a scale using two switches (one to go up and one to go down). The scale can be in different keys and mimic different instruments. In the second activity, two switches can be used to increase and decrease the tempo in a song as it is played. In the third activity the user can play different parts of a song (in a range of instruments). Switch 1 – enter
Switch 2 – space
Two switch cause and effect, with each switch having a different function.


Catch the Cow

$2.49 (AU)
$1.99 (US)
$2.29 (CA)
£1.49 (UK)
iPadCatch the Cow aims to helps users to learn to select pictures using a scanning device. It aims to provide teachers, clinicians or parents with an App to assess beginning skills for choice making through auto scanning. Direct touch can also be used and accuracy of the two modes can be compared. Switch – Space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 & APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Cause and Effect Sensory Light Box


$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA simple cause and effect app with a number of visual effects that occur when the user presses their switch. Offers a choice of 21 different visual patterns. App can also be activated by sound (using the microphone) or by the screen.Switch – Space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 & APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Cause and Effect Sensory Sound Box


$2.49 (AU)
$1.99 (US)
$2.29 (CA)
£1.49 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA simple cause and effect app with a number of auditory and visual effects that occur when the user presses their switch. Offers a choice of 18 different patterns. A custom photo or the feed from the camera can also be used as the background for the activities.Switch – Space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 & APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


ChooseIt! Literacy

$64.99 (AU)
$49.99 (US)
$57.99 (CA)
£39.99 (UK)
iPadApp has activities grouped under the headings: Listening Skills, Initial Sounds, Initial Letters, Initial Blends: Sounds, Initial Blends: Letters, Tricky High Frequency Words, Alphabet and Everyday Words. Each area has between 20 and 40 activities. Literacy skills targeted go across a wide range, from the alphabet to initial sound sorts to word level activities. Within each activity, students choose the correct response from between 2 - 4 items. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
One switch visual scanning or two switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


ChooseIt! Maker 3

Free

(But requires the ChooseIt! Maker 3 program for creating content)
iPadApp allows you to view and use any of the activities you have created in ChooseIt! Maker 3 on your iPad. App includes some data collection. Extremely easy to use.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
One switch visual scanning or two switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


ChooseIt! Numeracy

$64.99 (AU)
$49.99 (US)
$57.99 (CA)
£39.99 (UK)
iPadApp has activities grouped under the headings: Foundation Stage: Shape, Space and Measure, Key Stage 1: Shape, Space and Measure, Early Number, Number 0 to 5, Number 5 to 10, Number 0 to 100, Money (UK only) and Time. There are over 230 activities. Within each activity, students choose the correct response from between 2 - 4 items. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
One switch visual scanning or two switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


ChooseIt! Science

$41.99 (AU)
$32.99 (US)
$37.99 (CA)
£24.99 (UK)
iPadApp has activities grouped under the headings: Foundation Stage: Living Things, Key Stage 1: Living Things, Materials, Forces and Electricity, and Light, Sound and Space. There are over 160 activities. Within each activity, students choose the correct response from between 2 - 4 items. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
One switch visual scanning or two switch access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Counting Songs 1

$33.99 (AU)
$26.99 (US)
$30.99 (CA)
£19.99 (UK)
iPadThe apps has a 10 different counting songs available from a central menu. The user can scan to select a song. Songs can be played all the way through, with a pause for counting before each verse or with prompted counting before each verse. There is a mix of counting up and counting down songs and associated activities of counting up or counting along a number line.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning or cause and effect. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Counting Songs 2

$33.99 (AU)
$26.99 (US)
$30.99 (CA)
£19.99 (UK)
iPadThe apps has a 10 different counting songs available from a central menu. The user can scan to select a song. Songs can be played all the way through, with a pause for counting before each verse or with prompted counting before each verse. There is a mix of counting up and counting down songs and associated activities of counting up or counting along a number line.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning or cause and effect. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Custard Splodger

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple cause and effect app where the user can press a switch to squirt coloured custard onto a black canvas. The custard bottle continuously refills with different coloured custards and the user can squirt a greater or lesser amount of custard if the press the switch with short or long intervals. Both switches have the same function.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Brown Teddies

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Little Aliens

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and activities are cause and effect.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Little Ducks

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Little Rock Stars

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and activities are cause and effect.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Sharks Swimming

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Speckled Frogs

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Trains

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Five Wicked Witches

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple to play activity app from Inclusive Technology that requires just a touch anywhere on the screen or a switch press to continue the song. Ideal for young children and those requiring simple access or learning numbers 1 - 5. The music section and early activities are cause and effect, with the final activity introducing some 1 or 2 switch visual scanning. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Forest Fighter

Free
iPhone, iPadAn arcade style game where the user has to put out forest fires. Has three difficulty levels: easy, medium and hard. A range of settings can be altered, such as speed, number of lives, music on or off, background on or off.Switch 1 – any bluetooth keySingle switch with some timing. Works with all Bluetooth interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Hurdle Champion

$3.79 (AU)
$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple single switch game with some timing requirements. Can be played at easy, medium or hard levels. Players need to press their switch within a given time frame to get the hurdler to jump the hurdle. In the easy level, the time frame within which they need to press the switch goes for a couple of seconds, but if you increase the level of difficulty then this time frame decreases.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


I Can Help

$9.99 (US)
$12.99 (AU)
$11.99 (CA)
£7.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA talking book about helping. Key words are illustrated by SymbolStix. Users can also play bingo with symbols in the text, match symbols and play concentration with them. Part of the Click to Read series.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Inclusive Smarty Pants

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadThis app from Inclusive Technology has large animated expressions and silly faces making this simple choice activity a fun way to explore feelings and encourage imitation. Ideal for children in first stages of learning to communicate. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Jungle Adventure

$6.49 (AU)
$4.99 (US)
$5.79 (CA)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadAn arcade style single switch game with timing requirements. The user needs to press the switch at the right time to complete each activity and collect the 6 golden coins. The activities include jumping a hungry crocodile, leaping a rolling log and swinging over a chasm.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Koppy Kattz

$19.99 (US)
$22.99 (CA)
$24.99 (AU)
£14.99 (UK)
(Lite version available for $0.99)
iPhone, iPadBased on the old Simon Says game – four coloured buttons appear on the screen. In cause and effect mode, the user can select anyone of the four buttons to have the colour highlight and the associated tone play. In Monkey See mode the user sees a sequence play and then copies it. The user is given multiple tries at replicating just one selection, before moving onto a sequence of two. They are then give multiple practices at replicating a two button sequence before moving onto a 3 button sequence, etc., through to a 5 button sequence. If they get a sequence wrong, then the sequence is shortened by 1 and they practice again at the earlier level. In Koppy Katt mode, a sequence of 1 to 5 buttons is played and the user myst replicate it to stay in the game. Multi-player mode is the same as Koppy Katt mode but with multiple players. In the settings, the length of the starting sequence in Monkey See and Koppy Katz can be controlled. Default difficulty levels of easy, medium and hard can also be changed in the settings.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.1, 2, or 3 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Little Lost Penguin

$6.49 (AU)
$4.99 (US)
$5.79 (CA)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadAn arcade style single switch game with timing requirements. The user needs to press the switch at the right time for the penguin to get past obstacles such as an angry polar bear and a moving ice shelf. Along the way, the penguin collects fish to sustain him. At the end, the penguin finds his way home to Mum and Dad and the penguin clan who do a welcome home dance.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Match & Find

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadApp has 6 different activities - Find the Same, Match the Pairs, Where Was It?, What is Missing?, Copy the Order and Find The Hidden Pairs. In Find the Same users are asked to match 2 items with between 4 and 12 items on the screen to choose from. In Match the Pairs, all items on the screen have a match. There can be between 4 and 10 objects on the screen. In Where Was It, the user is shown a grid of cards. The cards then turn over and one of the items from the cards is spoken and shown. The user then needs to remember where it was in the grid and re-select it. Between 2 and 12 items are shown. In What Is Missing, the user is shown between a line of cards (between 2 and 5). The cards are then hidden and then all except one of the cards is shown again. The user needs to remember which one is now missing and select it from a second group of items. In Copy the Order, a sequence is shown and then hidden (between 2 and 5 items in the sequence). The items from the sequence are then displayed below and the user needs to re-arrange them into the original order. Find the Hidden Pairs is a switch accessible memory game with between 4 and 12 cards. Items in the activities (pictures and words) are all animals and their names. All activities give you a choice between pictures and words as the items displayed and some activities offer the option for both,Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Matching Cards - Snap

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible version of snap. The first card is revealed and then the second card changes at one of three speeds. When the user sees a match they press "snap" on the screen or their switch.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Memory Pairs

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible version of the memory game. Users can select a 4, 6, 8 or 12 card game. Cards can be in 6 different categories: farm, transport, dinosaurs, sports, wildlife and gadgets.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Mini Mystery Readers

$49.99 (AU)
$45.99 (CA)
$39.99 (US)
£29.99 (UK)
iPadA series of short mysteries that can be accessed by one or two switch scanning or direct access. The stories are short and engaging. The stories featuring Sam Sherlock (12 in total) are written at a grade 2 - 3 reading level. The stories featuring Bree Cody (12 in total) are written at a grade 3 - 4 level. A range of settings can be adjusted, such as word by word highlighting and a range of scanning settings.Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual and auditory scanning. Can be accessed with Attainment Switch, RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


My Country

$9.99 (US)
$11.99 (CA)
$12.99 (AU)
£7.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA talking book about the United States of America. Key words are illustrated by SymbolStix. Users can also play bingo with symbols in the text, match symbols and play concentration with them. Part of the Click to Read series. Appropriate only to students in the USA.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


MyOwnBooks2go

Free
iPadA switch accessible collection of eBooks. Books are written at a simple level with repeated lines through the texts. Access to the books is at a cost, either a monthly or an annual subscription. Several books can be downloaded for free to trial the app.Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


More Crazy Cats

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple cause and effect app that also introduces some timing. Three rubbish bins appear on the screen. The user needs to wait until a cat peeps out of one of the bins. The user then presses their switch and the cat "goes crazy" with drumsticks. Three levels of difficulty change the timing.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


New Age Kurling

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple but addictive (for me!) version of Kurling for the iPad. Can be played with 1 or 2 players. Can be played at slow, medium or fast speed. Players need to aim their stones at the numbered target. The player with the most stones on the target at the end wins.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Plazma

Free
iPhone, iPadSensory iMeba starts with a brightly coloured blob on the screen. Each time the user presses the switch, the blob or background changes . The graphics remain brightly coloured on a black background and are accompanied by a sound effect. Each switch has a different range of effects. Could be used as a single or multi switch cause and effect app.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Racing Cars

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadIncludes two games – one in which the user has to select all three cars to put them on the race track before the race can begin and a second game in which the user has to scan or move to the missing car and put it up on the track.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Rad Sounds Cause/Effect

$4.99 (US)
$5.79 (CA)
$6.49 (AU)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadRad Sounds is a cause/effect music program that is switch accessible. A customized playlist of music can be created by recording or singing new music to your iPad, importing from your iPad's music library or using some of the included songs. Switch access options include: Momentary mode, where the music plays if the switch is held down or repetively activated (approx. once per second); Timed mode, where the music plays for a specified number of seconds upon each activation; or Advanced mode where the user chooses songs by cycling through their playlist.Switch - ~ + 1Cause and Effect. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box and APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Recycle It

$9.99 (US)
$11.99 (CA)
$12.99 (AU)
£7.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA talking book about recycling. Key words are illustrated by SymbolStix. Users can also play bingo with symbols in the text, match symbols and play concentration with them. Part of the Click to Read series. Appropriate only to students in the USA.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Scan and Match

$9.99 (US)
$11.99 (CA)
$12.99 (AU)
£7.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA visual matching activity. The user is presented with a picture at the top of the screen, with a blank square next to it. At the bottom of the screen are two, three or four choices (selected in the settings), which can be all from the same category of vocabulary e.g. flowers or random across all the categories in the program. The user needs to select which one of the three choices is the same. Alternatively, the program can be set to a cause and effect mode where the correct picture goes up as soon as the switch or screen is selected.Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.1, 2, or 3 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Scan-A-Word

$4.99 (US)
$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
£3.99 (UK)
(Lite version available for free)
iPadScan-A-Word is a single switch letter matching and spelling activity. A word (which may or may not be accompanied by a picture) appears on the screen. The first time it appears, a changing letter display appears below the first letter, and the student is encouraged to hit their switch when the matching letter appears. If the student selects the wrong letter, they start again. Once this task is completed, the word is repeated auditorily (or as a picture if one has been selected) and this time the student needs to select the correct letters to spell the word. Letters are consistently referred to by their letter names. Activity requires good auditory memory and isn’t traditional scanning skills as the target constantly changes.Switch - ~ + 1Single switch visual scanning (not traditional scanning). Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box and APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Scene&Heard

$49.99 (US)
$57.99 (CA)
$64.99 (AU)
£39.99 (UK)
(Lite version available for free)
iPhone, iPadDesigned to construct communication books and pages with visual scene displays (VSDs) but can be used in a variety of creative ways as an educational or language tool. A range of pre-made displays are provided-or a user’s own photos or Google images can be used at the VSD. Each VSD can be used as a standalone or can be linked to other scenes. Hybrid scenes can be created with a communication strip available on the bottom of the scene. Hotspots can play a recorded sound, pull up a symbol, launch a video or link to another scene. Once a scene has been made you are prompted to email it to yourself and others for back-up. Scenes can be browsed as images, laid out in a grid format, or scheduled to launch at specific times. No message window.Switch 1 - ~ + 1
Switch 2 - ~ + 3
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box and APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


Sensory CineFx – Fun Photo Cinema Style with Hall of Mirrors, Psychedelic Colors and SpecialFX

Free
iPhone, iPadA photo effects app with 30 cinema style effects. A menu of four options can be accessed by switch 1, 2, 3 or 4. In each activity. Switch 1 flips the camera from forwards to backwards, switch 2 goes to the menu, switch 3 moves to a different effect and switch 4 takes a photo. If the user only has one switch site, the app could be used with a partner who could cycle through the graphics and the user could take photos of the ones they want (or vice versa). With 2 switches the user could have one switch (sending the number 3) which would move the image through the different effects (underwater, embedded in fire etc) and one switch (sending the number 4) would take a picture which is automatically added to the camera roll. If the user can access 3 or 4 switches then they can have access to the full features of each activity.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory CineVox – speech therapy game to encourage vocalizing or making sounds

Free
iPhone, iPadFour sound and switch activated cause and effect games. By making a noise (or pressing a switch) the user can cycle through a range of visual effects, some of which activate on random visual effects and some of which work on the image currently being captured by the camera. The game can also be used by touching the iPad screen as a switch.

Up to four switches can be used with the following settings:
• Switch 1 Simulate random touch on the screen.
• Switch 2 - Back command
• Switch 3 - Simulate random touch on the screen.
• Switch 4 - Next (clicking of right arrow).
Switch 1 – 1 or ~1
Switch 2 – 2 or ~2
Switch 3 – 3 or ~3
Switch 4 – 4 or ~4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory Electra

Free
iPhone, iPadA simple cause and effect app showing an image of a light band across the screen. When the user presses any switch an audio track is played like an electrical shock is happening. The graphics remain brightly coloured on a black background. Switch 1 also changes the colours on the screen. Switch 2 moves the left side of the graphic up or down. Switch 3 moves the whole graphic up and down in a linear or non-linear fashion randomly. Switch 4 moves the right side of the graphic up or down. If the user only has one switch site, the app could be used with a partner who could cycle through the colours (switch 1) and the user could take move the image with switch 3 (or vice versa). With 2 switches the user could have one switch that would move the image through the different colours and one switch that would move the image around the screen. If the user can access 3 or 4 switches then they can have access to the more features of the app.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory FotoFrez – A Fun Foto Booth with Hall of Mirrors, Psychedelic and Kaleidoscope Effects

Free
iPhone, iPadA photo effects app with 30+ effects. A menu of four options can be accessed by switch 1, 2, 3 or 4. In each activity. Switch 1 creates a bubble ripple, switch 2 goes to the menu, switch 3 moves to a different effect and switch 4 takes a photo. If the user only has one switch site, the app could be used with a partner who could cycle through the graphics and the user could take photos of the ones they want (or vice versa). With 2 switches the user could have one switch (sending the number 3) which would move the image through the different effects (wavy or bubbly) and one switch (sending the number 4) would take a picture which is automatically added to the camera roll. If the user can access 3 or 4 switches then they can have access to the full features of each activity.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory iMeba

Free
iPhone, iPadSensory iMeba starts with a brightly coloured blob on the screen. Each time the user presses the switch, the blob changes – it might elongate or double or triple. The graphics stay in the yellow and red colour range with a black background and some are accompanied by a sound effect. Each switch has a different range of effects. Could be used as a single or multi switch cause and effect app.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory ItZooms – Close-Up Zoom Photography and Magnifying Viewer

Free
iPhone, iPadSensory iTZooms is photo app with lots of different effects which the user can add to the image currently being captured by the camera.Switch 1 – 1 or ~1
Switch 2 – 2 or ~2
Switch 3 – 3 or ~3
Switch 4 – 4 or ~4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory Just Touch

Free
iPhone, iPadA visual effects app with 30+ effects. A menu of four options can be accessed by switch 1, 2, 3 or 4 – option 1 uses the camera but options 2 – 4 are kaleidoscope style images. In each activity. Switch 1 creates changes the effect, switch 2 goes to the menu, switch 3 simulates a direct touch and switch 4 moves to the next effect. If the user only has one switch site, the app can easily be used to send keystoke 1, 2 or 4. If the user has more switch sites then more effects will be available.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory Magma

Free
iPhone, iPadSensory Magma starts with a brightly coloured blob on the screen. Each time the user presses the switch, the blob changes – it might elongate or double or triple. The graphics remain brightly coloured on a black background and are accompanied by a sound effect. Each switch has a different range of effects. Could be used as a single or multi switch cause and effect app.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory Room

Free
iPadA single switch cause and effect app set in a sensory room. User can press the switch to see the character watch a bubble column or disco ball.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sensory Splodge 1 – Fun for Infants and the Kindergarten

Free
iPhone, iPadAn engaging cause and effect app with a menu of four options. In game 1, the image in the camera or a plain background appears as if underwater and pressing the screen or switch 1 adds fish into the image. In game 2, the image in the camera or a plain background is slightly distorted and then has splodges of paint thrown at it each time the switch or screen is pressed. In game 3, the user can make balloons or balloon animals appear on a background and in game 4 it is butterflies that appear on the background. Each items is accompanied by a sound effect.Switch 1 – 1 or ~1
Switch 2 – 2 or ~2
Switch 3 – 3 or ~3
Switch 4 – 4 or ~4
1 - 4 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sentence Key Chores: WHO is Doing WHAT

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadA sentence building app. The user needs to select a subject (he, she or they), a helper verb (is or are), a verb (clearing, dusting, feeding, picking up) and then a noun to build a sentence. The sentence has to make sense – and once it has been built the matching picture appears. Scanning speed can be controlled in the settings.In scanning mode - Switch 1 – Enter or Space or 1 or 2 or ~1 or ~2

In multi-switch mode Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 switch scanning or 4 switches for selecting options 1 – 4. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sentence Match Chores: WHO is Doing WHAT

$3.99 (US)
$4.59 (CA)
$4.99 (AU)
£2.99 (UK)
iPadA sentence and picture matching app. In the picture (or sentence) activity is taking place e.g. “He is clearing the table”. In one mode a single picture can be matched to two, three or four sentences. For example, the picture “he is clearing the table” has the sentence options “He is clearing the table”, “He is mowing the lawn” or “He is walking the dog” when three sentences are offered at the medium difficulty level. Alternatively a single sentence can be matched to two, three or four pictures. There are three difficulty levels. Speech feedback can be turned on or off. Sentences can be accompanied by Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) from Boardmaker or presented on their own. Scanning speed can be controlled in the settings. In scanning mode - Switch 1 – Enter or Space or 1 or 2 or ~1 or ~2

In multi-switch mode Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 – 2
Switch 3 – 3
Switch 4 – 4
1 switch scanning or 4 switches for selecting options 1 – 4. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Shhhh!

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA great app for someone learning to use two switches. Switch 1 opens the bedroom door to a noisy person e.g. a one-man band. Switch 2 makes the man in the bed situp and get them to shhhh. No timing requirements.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Ants

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where ants crawl across the screen while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the ants to continue, a latched mode where the ants continue until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the ants continue for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Cars

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where cars drive across the screen while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the cars to continue, a latched mode where the cars continue until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the cars continue for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Fireworks

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where fireworks explode over a city skyline while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the fireworks to continue, a latched mode where the fireworks continue to explode until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the fireworks explode for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Flowers

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where flowers appears on the screen while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the flowers to continue, a latched mode where the flowers continue until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the flowers appear for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Orbs

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where coloured circles appear on the screen while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the orbs to continue, a latched mode where the orbs continue until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the orbs appear for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Sights and Sounds: Popcorn

$6.49 (AU)
$5.79 (CA)
$4.99 (US)
£3.99 (UK)
iPadA cause and effect app where popcorn pops on the screen while music plays. It can be used in a momentary mode, where the user needs to hold the switch or the iPad screen for the popcorn to continue, a latched mode where the popcorn continues until the user presses the switch again, or a timed mode where the popcorn appears for 10 seconds, and then the switch needs to be pressed again.Switch 1 – number 1 key, space bar or return keySingle switch with momentary, latching or timed access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Space Shooter

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple single switch game with some timing requirements. Can be played at easy, medium or hard levels. Players need to press their switch when the target lines up with the spaceship. In the easy level, the time frame within which they need to press the switch goes for a couple of seconds, but if you increase the level of difficulty then this time frame decreases.Switch – space or ~ + 1Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Special Stories

$12.99 (US)
$14.99 (CA)
$16.99 (AU)
£9.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadAn app for creating your own stories. User can create stories with photographs or pictures and then share them with others using Bluetooth, WiFi or email. Pages can be changed by touching the forward and back buttons on the screen or by pressing switch 1 to move forward. Switch 2 plays the sound for the page OR turns the page back, dependant on the settings you select.Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Special Words

$12.99 (US)
$14.99 (CA)
$16.99 (AU)
£9.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadAn app designed to have students matching words to pictures, words to words or pictures to pictures. The user needs to select a word (or picture) from a selection of 4. The setup of the app encourages a focus on nouns or words that are easily represented pictorially rather than high frequency words. Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual access. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Splat the Clowns

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA simple single switch game with some timing requirements. Can be played at easy, medium or hard levels. Players need to press their switch within a given time frame to throw a pie or tomato (or other object) into the clown’s face. In the easy level, the time frame within which they need to press the switch goes for a couple of seconds, but if you increase the level of difficulty then this time frame decreases.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 1 switch visual access. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Addition and Subtraction

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. The answer to a problem appears in the middle of the screen in a graphic that looks like a slot machine. Two possible problems appear on the sides. The user needs to change the problems on the sides until they both equal the answer in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Bundle #1

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. A picture appears in the middle of the screen, e.g. a pair of shoes. Two different pictures appear on the sides. The user needs to change the pictures on the sides until they are both the same as the one in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Bundle #2

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. A picture appears in the middle of the screen, e.g. a cucumber. Two different pictures appear on the sides. The user needs to change the pictures on the sides until they are both the same as the one in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Bundle #3

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. A picture appears in the middle of the screen, e.g. a cucumber. Two different pictures appear on the sides. The user needs to change the pictures on the sides until they are both the same as the one in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Bundle #4

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. A picture appears in the middle of the screen, e.g. a toothbrush. Two different pictures appear on the sides. The user needs to change the pictures on the sides until they are both the same as the one in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Matching: Critical Thinking

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible matching app. User has the choice of 10 different activity sets. A picture appears in the middle of the screen, e.g. a pie chart. Two different pictures appear on the sides. The user needs to change the pictures on the sides until they are both the same as the one in the middle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Mazes: Advanced

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible maze app. User has the choice of 12 different mazes. Selection of direction is 1 or 2 switch access based, where the user selects one of four directions to make their way through the maze. App can also be used through direct access. Mazes are more complex, with thinner walls and more planning is required.Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Mazes: Beginner

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible maze app. User has the choice of 12 different mazes. Selection of direction is 1 or 2 switch access based, where the user selects one of four directions to make their way through the maze. App can also be used through direct access. Mazes are relatively simple with the only possible direction being the correct one.Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Mazes: Intermediate

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible maze app. User has the choice of 12 different mazes. Selection of direction is 1 or 2 switch access based, where the user selects one of four directions to make their way through the maze. App can also be used through direct access. Mazes are more complex and the user has to plan the correct direction to move in.Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Accessible Puzzles

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPhone, iPadA switch accessible puzzle app. User has the choice of number of puzzle pieces, with options from 2 to 5. Selection of pieces can be cause and effect, where the user simply presses the switch to have the piece go into the right spot – or scanning based where the user has to more actively complete the puzzle. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
1 switch cause and effect or 1 switch auto scan and 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Switch Box Invaders

Free
iPadA re-creation of the classic space invaders game. User has some control over speed, switch debounce time and there is a visual high contrast mode. A simple but engaging game.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


SwitchKids

$9.99 (US)
$11.99 (CA)
$12.99 (AU)
£7.99 (UK)
(Lite version available for $0.99)
iPhone, iPadSwitch Kids contains three activities, Funny Sounds and Faces, Bubble Gum and Build-A-Kid. A scoreboard tracks the child's progress. Switch Kids teaches simple cause and effect, multiple-choice cause and effect, and a variation called "cause and effect with a goal". Switches 1 – 4 can be any number key, ~ + 1, space or enter.1, 2, 3 or 4 switch access with cause and effect activities. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can be used as a switch.


SwitchTrainer

$16.99 (US)
$19.99 (CA)
$21.99 (AU)
£12.99 (UK)
(Lite version available for free)
iPadSwitchTrainer is an app designed to provide the user to learn to use 1 or 2 switches, with a focus on moving towards 2 switches. Users can use external switches or the iPad screen divided into two halves. The app has 6 different activities: 1. a simple animation activity where switch 1 triggers the animals (e.g. a monkey playing bongos) and switch 2 moves between animations; 2. An activity using the same animations, but where the user has a choice or 2 and can select which one to display; 3. A playground where the user can move a monkey around and then have them do different activities; 4. An activity where the user chooses the parts of a costume to dress a mouse; 5. An activity where the user can conduct a small band, choosing which instrument plays; 5. Hide and seek where the user has to find one of the characters hiding behind some objects. The app offers control over timing, number of switches and switch debounce.Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 – enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard. iPad screen can also be used as 1 or 2 switches.


Talk About Food

$2.99 (US)
$3.49 (CA)
$3.79 (AU)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadTalk About Food is an app designed specifically for children with low vision around the topic of food. The user can select a food category (e.g. fruit) from a choice of four. Once selected, 8 food items from that category appear on the screen. The user selects an item and an image of that item then bounces around the screen on a black background accompanied by music. At the end the user can choose to “talk” about the activity using an activity specific display or finish the activity, which takes them back to the main menu.Switch 1 – 1
Switch 2 - 2
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


TouchMe Hokus Pokus

$1.99 (US)
$2.29 (CA)
$2.49 (AU)
£1.49 (UK)
iPhone, iPadTouchMe HokusPokus is a simple cause and effect app that builds a picture as the user presses their switch or the screen. Once the picture is complete a short animation occurs. Three different levels of difficulty decide how many presses are needed to complete building the picture.Switch 1 – enter or spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the Blue2 or APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


TouchMe Pairs

Free
iPadTouchMe Pairs is a switch accessible pairs game. Cards can have an image, a sound and text or any combination. Three versions of the game can be played. In the first version, the cards are always shown. In the second version, the cards turn over when selected. In the third version there is a time limit on solving the puzzle. The number of pairs can be set to between 1 and 10. In the free version of the app, the pictures on the cards can be changed but not saved or shared. An editor that allows you to export and share your personalised cards can be purchased for $13.99. Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 - enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with the Blue2 or APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard. The iPad screen can be used as one or two switches.


TouchMe Pairs Pro

$10.99 (US)
$12.99 (CA)
$13.99 (AU)
£8.49 (UK)
iPadTouchMe Pairs Pro is a switch accessible pairs game. Cards can have an image, a sound and text or any combination. Three versions of the game can be played. In the first version, the cards are always shown. In the second version, the cards turn over when selected. In the third version there is a time limit on solving the puzzle. The number of pairs can be set to between 1 and 10. This version includes the editor.Switch 1 – space
Switch 2 - enter
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with the Blue2 or APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard. The iPad screen can be used as one or two switches.


TouchMe Puzzle Klick

$1.99 (US)
$2.29 (CA)
$2.49 (AU)
£1.49 (UK)
iPhone, iPadTouchMe PuzzleKlick is a simple cause and effect app that reveals part of a picture as the user presses their switch or the screen. Once the picture is complete a short animation occurs. In the settings, the numbed of clicks required to reveal the picture can be set to 2. 4, 6, 9 or 12. An editor can be purchased to allow you to create your own puzzles.Switch 1 – enter or spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the Blue2 or APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


TouchMe Puzzle Klick Pro

$10.99 (US)
$12.99 (CA)
$13.99 (AU)
£8.49 (UK)
iPadTouchMe PuzzleKlick Pro is a simple cause and effect app that reveals part of a picture as the user presses their switch or the screen. Once the picture is complete a short animation occurs. In the settings, the numbed of clicks required to reveal the picture can be set to 2. 4, 6, 9 or 12. In the Pro version the editor is included.Switch 1 – enter or spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with the Blue2 or APPlicator switch interface or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch to Jump

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadIn Touch to Jump the user jumps a "musician" around the screen until they land in the spotlight – once they are in the spotlight they can play their tune. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Animals

$1.29 (AU)
$1.19 (CA)
$0.99 (US)
£0.79 (UK)
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a picture. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching word appears accompanied by speech. There are 12 pictures of animals in the app.Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Colours

$1.29 (AU)
$1.19 (CA)
$0.99 (US)
£0.79 (UK)
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a coloured shape. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching word appears accompanied by speech. There are 12 colours in the app.Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Emotions

Free
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a face which has an emotion shown on it. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching word appears accompanied by speech. There are 8 different faces in the app.Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Numbers

$2.49 (AU)
$2.29 (CA)
$1.99 (US)
£1.49 (UK)
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a picture with a number of objects in it from 0 to 20. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching number appears accompanied by speech. Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Shapes

$1.29 (AU)
$1.19 (CA)
$0.99 (US)
£0.79 (UK)
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a picture with a number of objects in it from 0 to 20. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching number appears accompanied by speech. Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Touch-Words

$2.49 (AU)
$2.29 (CA)
$1.99 (US)
£1.49 (UK)
iPhone, iPadThe app displays a picture. By touching the screen or the switch, the matching word appears accompanied by speech. There are 28 pictures in the app.Switch 1 – spaceOffers 1 switch cause and effect. Can be accessed with APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Train Tracker

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadTrain tracker requires the user to select a train – and then build a track for it to travel around. 7 different track pieces can be selected and added to build a track with curves and an intersection. Once the track is built, the train can travel around it and the user can take a snapshot of their track. Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Offers 1 and 2 switch visual scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Treasure Island

$3.79 (AU)
$3.49 (CA)
$2.99 (US)
£2.29 (UK)
iPadA map appears on the screen with 9 segments. The user can scan or use switch 1 to move around the map, trying to guess where the treasure is stored. The map is presented differently each time and the treasure is stored in a different location.Switch 1 – space or ~ + 1
Switch 2 – enter or ~ + 3
Visual and auditory 1 and 2 switch scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, APPlicator or Blue2 switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Turn Taking - Switch and Touch Accessible: Bundle #1

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible turn taking app to be played by two users. Each user presses their switch (or the screen) in turn to uncover a picture related to the activity set. Users need to press their switches in turn. The app has a choice of 12 different activity sets. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Turn Taking - Switch and Touch Accessible: Bundle #2

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible turn taking app to be played by two users. Each user presses their switch (or the screen) in turn to uncover a picture related to the activity set. Users need to press their switches in turn. The app has a choice of 12 different activity sets. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Turn Taking - Switch and Touch Accessible: Bundle #4

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible turn taking app to be played by two users. Each user presses their switch (or the screen) in turn to uncover a picture related to the activity set. Users need to press their switches in turn. The app has a choice of 12 different activity sets. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Turn Taking - Switch and Touch Accessible: Bundle #5

$7.99 (US)
$8.99 (CA)
$9.99 (AU)
£5.99 (UK)
iPadA switch accessible turn taking app to be played by two users. Each user presses their switch (or the screen) in turn to uncover a picture related to the activity set. Users need to press their switches in turn. The app has a choice of 12 different activity sets. App can also be used through direct access. Switch 1 – enter or ~ + 1 or 1
Switch 2 – space or ~ + 3 or 2
1 switch auto scanning or 2 switch step scanning. Can be accessed with RJ Cooper/Therapy Box, Blue2 or APPlicator switch interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


Turtle Invaders

Free
iPhone, iPadAn arcade style game where the user has to shoot the invading turtles. Has three difficulty levels, beginner, experienced and expert. A range of settings can be altered, such as speed, number of lives, music on or off, background on or off.Switch 1 – any bluetooth keySingle switch with some timing. Works with all Bluetooth interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.


ZyroSky Run

Free
iPhone, iPadAn arcade style cause and effect runner game where the user has to shoot the invading turtles. Has three difficulty levels, easy, normal and difficult. A range of settings can be altered, such as speed, number of lives, music on or off, background on or off.Switch 1 – any bluetooth keySingle switch with some timing. Works with all Bluetooth interfaces or a Bluetooth keyboard.

Specialbites now has some iPad switch accessible videos and slideshows here –  and see the link on the left hand side.

Picture
Switch Interface and Links
Cost


(Has switch port for second switch to be used in two switch scanning)
RJ Cooper Bluetooth Super Switch$149USD
from RJ Cooper


(Can use inbuilt switches, or has two switch jacks for external switches)
Blue 2 Bluetooth Switch$179USD from AbleNet

$309AUD from Spectronics


(Has two switch ports for external switches)
AirTurn BT105

Also sold as:
SwitchBox from TherapyBox
RJ Cooper Bluetooth Switch Interface
$99USD from RJ Cooper

$155AUD from Zyteq or $229 from Spectronics


(Has four ports for external switches. Can be used to control music as well as Apps.)
APPlicator$165USD from Inclusive

$280AUD from Zyteq or $389AUD from Spectronics

NB – As a cheap, one switch option, you can also store a single keystroke (e.g. space) in USB Button and then connect it to the iPad with a USB adaptor to perform the functions of a single switch. (Thanks to John Gale for this tip).

If you are interested in using a PC switch interface to control these apps, check out this informative video from Bill Zeigler.