This gaming site brings together individuals who are sighted as well as those who are visually impaired to compete in on-line, multiplayer, accessible games. Games include: The Anagram Game, Texas Hold’em, Crazy Eights, and Draw Poker. The website offers a free trial to get started, followed by plans that are $8.00 per month.
The site ‘Audio Games.net' offers several games which are entirely based on sound. Some of the games that are available include a driving game and an accessible version of Sudoku.
This site features a collection of public-domain films, to which audio descriptions have been added. Once they have subscribed, users can search by genre (action, drama, comedy, etc.), and then download titles that are of interest to them. Downloads are free of charge. Click on the above link to get started!
Speak Out is a site that allows Alberta students to connect and discuss issues that are important to them. Once registered, students can comment on the Speak Out blog, or post messages on the discussion boards. The site also features various contests and great prizes. Finally, each school year, Speak Out hosts a student conference and invites 200 students from throughout Alberta to attend. For more information on the conference, or any of the other Speak Out features, please visit their website and register today!
‘Termite Torpedo’ is an arcade-style computer game that involves clearing the playing field of termites in order to save the city of Woodville. The game was designed for low vision, but is also accessible for users who are blind. It is available for purchase from APH for $39.00 US. From their website, you can download a free trial of the game and then call APH with a credit card number to convert the demo copy into a full version of the game. Click on the above link for more information.
This is a site for students from British Columbia to share artwork, music, stories and poems with their peers. In addition, the site features a journalism section that allows students to become the reporters. Virtual Voices Village also has frequent contests, some of which are open to students across Canada, so check the website frequently for more information.
Attention all braille-users, let your friends and family know about this site. The Braille Bug site, by AFB, allows users to learn about the history of braille, as well as the braille basics. Users can play games in braille, write messages in braille and join a reading club.