We have created a large base with which to attach littleBits components for use with people who have learning disabilities. The idea was to make them easier to pick up and connect together, particularly for people with limited manual dexterity. Our group really enjoy using littleBits, and the addition of the base makes them much easier to use.
I am a research Fellow in the Department of Art at the University of Reading in the UK and spend a lot of time designing and making things (mechanical and electrical), and have been working with electronics (non-professionally) since I was about 12 years old. I came across littleBits through a...more