The Locked-in Activity

Explore the design of an algorithm to allow someone with locked-in syndrome to communicate.

Locked-in syndrome is a condition resulting from a stroke where a person is totally paralysed. They can see, hear and think but cannot speak. How could a person with Locked-in syndrome write a book?

Learn about:

  • computational thinking
  • search algorithms
  • comparing algorithms.

This session comes with linked activity sheets and ‘story’ write-ups that you can download:

This activity can be used alone but also naturally links to the 20-questions activity.

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