Windows 8 apps provide a range of classic and fiction books most at no costs. The format is easy to read and use. For those with physical difficulties using a switch to emulate the spacebar for turning pages could enable children to be more independent. Crick USB Switch box (£99) from Inclusive Technology allows you to program a switch to perform this operation. But most switch devices will allow the space bar to be employed.

Here are a some  apps to get you going:-

  • Book bazaar
  • Free Books
  • Kindle ( pay for books)
  • Encyclopeadia Brittanica
  • Nook
  • Kobo
  • Overdrive ( get books from your local library)
  • Youversion Bible
  • Inspiring Stores
  • Read with Biff, Chip and Floppy

Have fun rreading on your PC!

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