The festive season is upon us! As we plan for a host of social gatherings and prepare to spend time with our friends and family over the holidays, it’s the perfect time for playing games.

Our accessible technology experts Vital Tech have compiled a list of games designed specifically for blind and partially sighted people, making the perfect gift and promising festive fun for all!

More than ever, technology is empowering blind and partially sighted people in social situations, as well as in daily tasks. Vital Tech provides impartial guidance through the world of assistive technology for blind and partially sighted people, with sections devoted to such areas as jobs around the house and relaxing at home. There is also a built-in read aloud facility available across all Vital Tech content pages, enabling anyone who may be unfamiliar with screen readers to easily share Vital Tech information with family and friends.

Here is a selection of exciting games to play, that are accessible for blind and partially sighted people this festive season:

Card games

Board games

Quizzes

  • Smart speakers Amazon Alexa and Google Home are the latest way to play quizzes, making them accessible for all players. Popular games include Pointless and Google Assistant Trivia.

For more on accessible games, visit the Vital Tech website here. You can also check out the RNIB Leisure shop and Cobolt Systems who offer a great selection of accessible games.

To find out more about other accessible technology products for blind and partially sighted people, visit the Vital Tech website and follow them on Twitter: @VitalTechUK