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Games

Everyone should have a fun distracting game on his/her phone, and this list provides a bunch of fun and addictive games for people of all ages.

Candy Crush
This game challenges you to acquire more points with each level. Similar to Tetris and Snood, line up three similar candy treats to score. Once you get started, time just flies by. Note: Easier on iPad for those with dexterity issues.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Price: Free

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Family Feud® & Friends
This very fun and interactive game allows you to play the popular Family Feud against strangers, friends and family. Rack up points, coins and bragging rights as you play a solo version of the game.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Price: Free

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Ms. PAC-MAN
A reinvention of the popular classic, and it is just as fun as ever. Make it through the labyrinth, chomping all the dots and earning points by collecting fruits, while also avoiding the ghosts in order to move on to the next level. Note: Easier on iPad for those with dexterity issues.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.
Price: $4.99

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Tetris Blitz
This game puts a little spin on the classic Tetris game. The objective is to score as many points as you can during the two minute time period. It requires little thought, but it can be very preoccupying. Note: Easier on iPad for those with dexterity issues.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.
Price: Free

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True or False -- Test Your Wits!
Test your wits and put your knowledge to the test with this fun game. Select from a wide range of subjects, and then indicate whether the statements are true or false. Play and learn all in one easy, fun game.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.
Price: Free

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4 Pics 1 Word
This surprisingly addictive and challenging game requires one to figure out and type in the word on the screen that is illustrated by all four pictures shown. With increasingly challenging words and levels, it is hard to get bored. Note: Easier on iPad for those with dexterity issues.
Optimized for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 5.1 or later.
Price: Free

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Assistive Technology Training Online Project The Assistive Technology Training Online Project (ATTO) provides information on AT applications that help students with disabilities learn in elementary classrooms.

Abledata: ComputersABLEDATA provides objective information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources to consumers, organizations, professionals, and caregivers within the United States. We serve the nation's disability, rehabilitation, and senior communities.

AbilityHub: Assistive Technology SolutionsInformation on adaptive equipment and alternative methods for accessing computers.

A Reeve Foundation Fact Sheet on Assistive Technology - Computers (PDF)

Camera MouseThe Camera Mouse uses a standard USB camera to convert head and finger motions into computer mouse pointer movements.

The CyberlinkBrain Actuated Technologies has developed this unique, futuristic system enabling hands-free control of a mouse cursor to power video games and other electronic products. The Cyberlink device, reminicent of a science fiction gadget, utilizes a headband with sensors that detect electrical signals made from subtle facial muscle and eye movements as well as from brain wave activity.

Dragon SystemsVoice activation at its finest, the Dragon Systems technology is used not only to operate laptops and pda's but can even control multimedia centers, navigation systems, mobile phones and much more.

laesieworks.com: Computer AccessIt's can be very important for a quadriplegia to have very good access to normal computer & software, even when laying flat in bed. This page is about how I do it. No, that dot is nothing religious! With that dot I control my computer.

Origin Instruments CorporationThis company manufactures The HeadMouse Extreme which translates head motions into computer mouse pointer movements. They also offer other helpful accessories such as soft and smart type keyboards, a sip and puff switch and a dragger utility for manipulating the left and right buttons of the standard mouse.

Prentke Romich CompanyFor complete computer control, visit this site which offers just about every possible device for accessibility from specialized keyboards to the headmouse.

Quad-JoyThis hands-free system was developed by a quadriplegic who, fueled by his own needs, figured a way to operate his computer using a joystick controlled mouse. The mouse works by sip and puff.

The Talking DesktopHands-free computer operation becomes possible with this voice activated software. Through speech recognition, the talking desktop will guide you through virtually any computer function.

TrackerProThe TrackerPro technology allows for cursor control to function through head pointing using a unit which is located on the top of the computer. The unit tracks head movements by the user and then converts the motions into computer mouse operations.

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