A variety of games, such as computer or electronic games, are accessible with a screen reader or are self-voicing, and board games or card games are available in large print or with braille or tactile marks.
A variety of basketballs with sounds.
A fully accessible audio driving and racing game in which gamers use their ears instead of their eyes and try to avoid animals on the road, collect prizes and solve audio puzzles. Works with iPhone, iPod and iPad. The current version has about 35 easy levels and about 25 hard levels.
Fully accessible Sudoku game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play. Comes with five Sudoku 9-by-9 puzzles—easy, medium and difficult—and is controlled through iPhone gestures. Gamers solve the puzzle by listening and imagining the puzzle layout in their minds.
Braille Bingo Board
White board with raised black letters on the left side and raised black numbers on the right side. Braille is underneath the numbers and letters.
Available from the Chicago Lighthouse at www.lighthousetoolsforliving.com/Braille-Bingo-Card.html?AffId=1
Braille Bingo Call Boards
Three bingo boards with the numbers listed in regular sequence.
Braille Bingo Call Numbers
Seventy-five numbers on squares with raised braille and letters and numbers.
Dice with black tactile dots on white background.
Available from the Chicago Lighthouse at www.lighthousetoolsforliving.com/Brailled-Dice_p_962.html?AffId=1
British version of Monopoly identical to the popular American version except for names of properties, which have British names, and currency, which is in English pounds rather than in dollars. Includes dice, playing cards, and instructions in braille and large print.
Deluxe Backgammon Set
Tournament sized set with raised white dividers and tactile dice.
Designer Chess Set
Chess set with chess pieces that are constructed with tactile markings that differentiate each player’s set. To keep the pieces in place, each piece has a peg on the bottom that fits into holes in the board.
Designer Tic-Tac-Toe Wooden Tic-Tac-Toe board with recessed squares to help guide and securely hold large X and O pieces into place.
Dominoes with Raised Dots
Heavy-duty white plastic domino sets with raised dots for easy identification of pieces.
E-Z Play Low Vision Playing Cards Water-resistant playing cards with extra-large numbers and letters (1 3/8 inches) and linen finish. Standard 52-card deck with two wild cards. Suits are easily identified by colors: black, red, green and blue.
Elite Low Vision Playing Cards
Durable plastic cards featuring big, bold 1.25-inch numerals. Suits and characters are black and red ink colors on white cards.
Gigantic Laminated Bingo Cards
11” x 17” Bingo cards with 2” black numbers against a white background. May also be used as placemats.
GMA Tank Commander
A self-voicing action strategy game in which the goal is to drive a tank through enemy territory and do as much damage as possible, while completing several missions. The player is equipped with two types of missiles, two types of shells, a machine gun and other high-powered weapons. Includes realistic sound effects. No screen reader is required.
Large Print Bingo Cards
Large, heavy-duty Bingo cards with large print black numbers against a white background. 10 pack.
Large Print Crossword Puzzle Books
Large print crossword puzzle book in an 8” x 10” spiral paperback. Contains 125 puzzles.
Available from the Chicago Lighthouse at www.lighthousetoolsforliving.com/Large-Print-Crossword-Puzzle-Books_p_957.html?AffId=1
Large Print Scrabble
Designed in association with the Royal National Institute of the Blind, this scrabble has standard-sized tiles imprinted with large (nearly .5 inch) bold letters and easy-to-see numerical values. White tiles contrast with the green board. A large print board and large print user guide are also included.
Large Table Top Chess Set
Large tabletop chess set with two slide-open drawers that neatly hold all the playing pieces. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate against the black pieces. On the board, black spaces are slightly raised over their counterparts, so players can easily recognize playing fields. All spaces have holes to prevent the pieces from sliding around the board. This feature makes it great for traveling as well as at-home use.
Plastic Braille Playing Cards
Plastic playing cards that feature regular print and braille. Washable and durable. 100% plastic.
Available from the Chicago Lighthouse at www.lighthousetoolsforliving.com/Braille-Playing-Cards_p_71.html?AffId=1.
Scrabble Deluxe Edition
Scrabble with a board with ridges that hold the tiles in place and rotates on its turntable base, so the letters face the player putting down the new word. Tactile Scrabble Overlays (363522) available.
Shades of Doom
Windows-based self-voicing game that creates a virtual reality using sound as its medium. Features multi-dimensional multi-layered sound, immersing the gamer in a world of action and suspense set in the not-too-distant future. No screen reader required.
Twenty-eight-piece domino set with tiles with seven different tactile surfaces. Comes in a wooden carrying case.
Tic-Tac-Toe II (Jumbo)
The old favorite game with large foam pieces.
Travel Chess Set
Chess set with a board that can be used as a carrying case to hold 16 black and 16 white chess pieces when closed. White pieces have bumps on top to differentiate them from the black pieces. The board has black squares that are slightly raised over their white counterparts. All squares have peg holes to hold the pieces.