SwitchTrainer

SwitchTrainer is an application designed to learn how to use one or two switches The target groups are children with physical impairments or a learning disability.


SwitchTrainer for iPad is available in two versions:

  • SwitchTrainer: Only a limited number of exercises can be used. An In-App Purchase is required in order to use all exercises.
  • SwitchTrainer PRO: All exercises can be used without limitation.

SwitchTrainer for Windows: All exercises can be used without limitation. The application may be tested for free.


The aim of the application – apart from having fun – is to automatize the use of one or two switches to finally be able to use 2-switch-scanning. The exercises offer a range of different possibilities to learn, train and implement the use of two switches. The users self-initiative and learning by doing are key components rather than reacting to given tasks and solving of exercises.


Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise Animations
Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise choose options
Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise dressing a mouse
Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise Monkey play ground
Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise Orchestra
Screenshot: LIFEtool App SwitchTrainer, Exercise Hinde and seek

Areas of application

  • Nursery school, Early intervention
  • Switch training
  • Ergotherapy
  • Children with physical impairments
  • Computer games