Glenda’s Assistive Technology Information and more…: Building Mouse Skills
Computer Mouse with ring glued to left click button

Computer Mouse

Helping students to develop mouse skills can be a challenge. There are free activities online for helping children to build mouse skills. There are games and various drawing programs (see previous posting "Sites to Support Students with Special Needs" for a listing of drawing programs) that provide simple mouse practice for the beginning mouser. Below you will find some activities designed to help build mouse skill success:
The skills to operate a mouse, consists of:
  1. Movement
  2. Targeting
  3. Click
  4. Double Click
  5. Click & Drag
  6. Right Click
  7. Choosing from menus
Source: Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: Building Mouse Skills


The North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) leads North Carolina's efforts to carry out the federal Assistive Technology Act of 2004. We promote independence for people with disabilities through access to technology. Visit our website at
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