Ballyland accessible, interactive eBook coming soon
Hayden (6), who is blind, enjoys his first computer experience by playing Ballyland.
"Stay Still Squeaky" is the first title of a series of accessible interactive Ballyland audio eBooks for iPad, created by Sonokids. The audio eBook will soon be available from the Apple iBooks Store. Subscribe to the newsletter on www.ballyland.com, to keep informed on the latest news regarding Ballyland.
Ballyland is a unique program that supports children with special needs, and in particular children who are blind or have low vision, in the development of early keyboarding and computer skills.
Sonokids is an international not-for-profit organisation.
Sonokids applies so-called ‘Ludic Design for All’ to the creation of innovative online applications in order to offer all children a learning experience which is enhanced by an element of play. Sonokids develops web- and sound tools and applications compliant with the principles of Design for All that are fun and educational at the same time, compatible with magnification software, screenreader software and refreshable Braille displays, and fully accessible to users who are blind or have low vision.