is enabled through a wide range of support, including Rebus
symbols, Makaton sign language and Signalong signing. Input
can be through mouse, touch monitor or switches.
"24 hours a day" theme provides a framework for
many daily living activities involving decision making. It
enables the users to see themselves in each situation or to
help their chosen character through daily tasks. The graphics
style was chosen to address the issue of age appropriateness,
whilst meeting the needs of users with visual and perceptual
use of signing, symbols, text, speech and pictures allows
the reinforcement and feedback to be appropriate to the user
and can also provide additional learning opportunities, for
example by presenting text alongside speech.
the different needs of each user is a key part of creating
material for users with learning difficulties.
different input options and the three levels of operation
have proved very valuable. Users have been able to interact
with the program. They find the animations stimulating to
watch and take great pleasure in being able to help their
chosen character - often by choosing the drinks and food that
they themselves prefer.
- Three levels of operation
- Different input options
- Stimulating animations