Adobe Switch Reader

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Adobe Switch Reader

Who’s it for?

The Adobe Accessible Switch Reader is designed for children with a wide range of disabilities who are unable to turn the pages of a traditional book.

What does it do?

The app allows users to continually read ebooks and turn the pages with a switch. It was developed for Glenallen school in Melbourne, Australia.

About The Client

Glenallen School in Melbourne, Australia

Glenallen school is a specialist school catering to children with disabilities and complex needs. The school provides innovation and excellence in teaching to their pupils, and works to create an optimum learning environment where children can develop to their highest potential.

Project Objective

An accessible ebook reader

Glenallen School wanted a child-friendly, switch accessible ebook reader to give children at the school greater independence.

Project Outcome

Successfully making reading more accessible

The app allows users to continually read ebooks and turn the pages with a switch. It can also read out the books using a synthetic voice, making them accessible to users with vision impairments. The app allows the children to read independently without the help of an adult.

Fully Accesible

All features are accessible

All of the pages and features in the app are fully switch accessible, giving full control over to the user. There are also manual and automatic scanning options available.

Supporting Multiple File Types

Support for all ePUB and PDF files

All of the children’s ebooks are supported with the Adobe Accessible Switch Reader app.