The ASL Microlight Switch, model ASL312, is a chin or finger switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This mechanical switch can be activated with an extremely light touch by a finger, chin, or other body part. The switch has a mono port and can be used for computer access or for wheelchair control for all power chair types.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sensitive switch that can be activated by slight head movement when mounted or held near child's cheek or chin to operate tape recorder, light, or battery toy. Device is constructed of subminiature SPDT lever switch, earphone with subminiature size plug, large bobby pin, cardboard, glue, tape, and rosin core solder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Homemade Battery Powered Toys and Educational Devices for Severely Handicapped Ch
The Chin switch can be positioned anywhere around the neck with plastic tubing that can be cut to fit. The product is intended for people without available arm function. To activate the switch, the user moves their head down on the 0.8 x 2.8-in/2 x 7-cm surface with 1.6-3.8-oz/46-107-g of force. Provides auditory click and tactile feedback.
The ChinCheeka Dual Switch, model H-51, is a chin or cheek switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This two-switch unit can be used for step-scanning/ control on a computer or for switch-adapted items that require two switches. In step-scanning, one switch is used to step (move) through choices, and the other to select a choice. OPTIONS: Magic Arm, Mini-Arm, or Articulating Arm for mounting.
The Mounting Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injuries, or upper extremity disabilities. This switch may be mounted in a variety of locations (though used primarily at the head level) and shaped for optimal positioning. The activation pressure of the switch is adjustable from one to three ounces and an audible click is emitted when the switch closes. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 3 ounces.
The Plate Switch is a pressure switch designed to create computer access for individuals with a physical disability. This general purpose switch requires three ounces of pressure to activate and can be used with a chin or head mount. A "click" sound provides auditory feedback. Rubber feet make the switch ideal for desktop use. The switch comes with a black 69 inch cable and 3.5 millimeter plugs at either end. DIMENSIONS: Switch measures 3-7/8 x 2 x 1-1/8 inches. Jack size is 3.5 millimeters. COL
The QuadMouse is a chin, lip, or tongue switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, or spinal cord injury. This switch allows access to a computer or other device with a 0.25-inch movement of chin, lips, or tongue. It connects to a device using a USB port. The QuadMouse allows the user to move the pointer and click, double click and right click using the built-in secondary joystick or the included ClickAssist software. It
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Kodak Carousel projectors have a remote control switch that can be modified for use with severely disabled persons. Switch can be activated be a cheek, chin, or other body part to change pictures on a screen that is positioned within visual range. Device is made from Kodak Carousel projector with remote control switch, round lid from a plastic food container 4 to 5 inches in diameter and a sturdy piece of string. COMMENTS: This projector is not battery
The TetraMouse XA is mouth-operated dual joystick mouse designed for individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity amputation disabilities. The device is a lip-, chin-, tongue- or finger-operated 8-button mouse with scroll, left, right, and middle button click and hold. The TetraMouse XA uses an analog joystick for moving the mouse pointer.
The TetraMouse XS is a lip-, tongue-, chin- or mouth-operated mouse designed for individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity amputation or disability. It works with any computer or device (including AAC devices) that have a USB port and an operating system or internal firmware that can use a standard USB mouse as an input device. The TetraMouse XS features side-by-side joysticks that require little or no head movement using the lips, tongue or chin for smooth pointer movement. The joy
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple cheek switch may be attached to transistor radio to enable child to turn it on with a slight movement of the head. Device is constructed of transistor radio, subminiature lever switch, large bobby pin, plastic coated wire, plastic lid from food container or tennis ball can, cardboard and rosin core solder. COMMENTS: Can be used to teach simple cause and effect relationships to child who has very limited movement. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTH
The Ultimate Switch, model 1072, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch can be activated by the chin, head, any part of an arm or leg. Only one gram of force is needed for activation, but it is sturdy enough to withstand severe blows. If the switch is struck too hard, the spring will absorb the blow and return to the prepositioned station within the user's reach. This model also includes Quick Disconnect mounting hardware which enables the switc
The Universal Switch, models 1671 and 1671-8, is a versatile, multi-faceted touch switch that can be activated by use of the chin, head, any part of the arms or legs for individuals with severe physical disabilities. Only one gram of force is needed for activation, but it is sturdy enough to withstand severe blows. If the switch is struck too hard, the spring will absorb the blow and return to the prepositioned station within the user's reach. The Universal Switch has various mounting capabiliti