Electro-mechanical Switches

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4-Plate Switch (Model Cm-15)

4-Plate Switch is a set of four switches housed side-by-side. Each switch is activated by pressing down on its rectangular plastic plate. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

4-Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-17)

4-Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit that accepts input from one sip- and-puff tube. Different combinations of light and heavy sip and puff serve to activate each of four switches. Any desired tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). Switch activation is silent. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

4-Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-16)

4-Pushbutton Switch is a set of four snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 0.5" diameter recess. Pressing each button activates one switch. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

4-Switch Joystick (Model Cm-19)

The 4-Switch Joystick, model CM-19, is a joystick lever that may be moved in any of four directions. Moving it in a particular direction will activate one switch. This joystick is also available with an additional pushbutton switch. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 6 ounces.

5-Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-18)

The 5-Pushbutton Switch, model CM-18, is a set of four snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 0.5" diameter recess, with an additional raised pushbutton on the same housing. All switches are activated by being pressed. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

5-Tread Switch Slot Control (Model Cm-50)

5-Tread Switch Slot Control is a set of five Tread Switches (see Tread Switch, Zygo Industries, Inc.) mounted in an arc array, with dividers between them. The user activates the switches by moving the arm (or other activator) into the appropriate slot and pressing down on the switch. Activation produces a click. DIMENSIONS: 19 x 6 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 4.5 pounds.

90 Degree Whisper-Lite Swingaway Sip-N-Puff (Model 32555)

The 90 Degree Swingaway Sip-N-Puff System, model 32555, is a pneumatic switch designed to enable people with severe physical disabilities to propel powered wheelchairs using breath control. The system can be placed in a fixed position or installed as a swingaway unit by using the Pinned Split Collar with the Notched Step Collar. A plastic-coated gooseneck tube swings to the side and out of the user's way for better access when entering or exiting the chair. The system features a swing-away block

Adjustable Pressure Switch

The Adjustable Pressure Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. The amount of pressure needed to activiate the switch can be changed in small steps from light to heavy by twisting the cap. This makes the switch usable by those who can only exert light pressure as well as by those who prefer a firm pressure requirement in order to minimize unwanted presses, perhaps resulting from tremor. This adjustable switch has a solid hexagona

Air Bellow (Model B141Ba)

Round pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins pressure switch. Pressure on bellows remotely activates electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shock proof. Pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/ off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/ off or sequenced with no danger of shock.

Airlink Cordless Switch

The AirLink Cordless Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Used without a cord, it can be used to remotely activate appliances, toys, etc. connected to the PowerLink 3 (see separate entry) from a distance of 20 feet. Using the switch with the included cord causes it to function like a Jelly Bean Switch (see separate entry) to activate connected toys, appliances, etc. The switch is contained in a high-impact disk with a connectable base, enabl

Airvoter (Model Ac-0300-Av1V2)

The AirVoter, model AC-0300-AV1V2, is a pneumatic (sip and puff) voting machine control designed for use by voters with upper extremity disabilities or amputation, neurological or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This system allows the user to vote independently on an accessible voting machine through sips or puffs on a disposable mouthpiece in time with visible or headphone-audible cues. After a voter has completed a ballot, the mouthpiece is discarded and th

Analog Switch Pad

The Analog Switch Pad is a touch activated buttonswitch designed to control battery operated toys, environmental controls and computer access interfaces. The force adjustable electronic switch features a large activation area that is soft and compliant to the touch. Force sensitivity can be adjusted by a small dial from approximately one ounce to 32 ounces activation pressure, applied over an area ranging from the size of a fingertip to the size of the entire switch surface. A small LED lamp glo

Animal Switches (Models 16, 17,18, 19, 26, & 35)

The Animal Switches are touch switches designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Available in a Kitty Switch (no.16), a Frog Switch (no. 17), a Fido (dog) Switch (no. 18), a Pig (no. 19), a Cow (no.26),and a Red Head Fish (no.35 ),these switches have detailed animal face on the large contact area. These switches activate with the slightest touch and can be used with any device adapted for single switch use. COLOR: The frog is green, the cat is yellow, the teddy bear is bla

Anti-Contamination Filter (Model 977)

The Anti-Contamination Filter is a pneumatic switch accessory designed for use with most sip-and-puff switches. This filter traps germs, mucous, and saliva, preventing contamination when a switch is used by more than one person. Model 966-F is a single filter and model 977 is a set of six filters.

Armrest Mounting Bracket (Model 3395)

Used in ocnjunction with a standard hand-control clamp for mounting a Model 3185 joystick for hand operation. Consists of a 1/2 inch diamter stainless steel mounting rod fitted to a 3/4 inch diamter mounting shaft to permit a wide range of joystick positioning.

Asl 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl704)

The ASL 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL704, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a four- function electric bed or semi electric bed comes with a visual four function display and a sip n' puff control.

Asl 6 Function Big Button Bed Control (Model Asl706)

The ASL 6 Function Big Button Bed Control, model ASL706, is a bed control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, cerebral palsy, or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a six-function electric bed has six large push buttons. To operate, this unit interfaces with the ASL 703 Six Function Bed Control (not included; see separate entry). It allows each function to be accessed through the use of large mechanical buttons in place of the small,

Asl 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl703)

The ASL 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL703, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This controller for a six-function electric bed allows full control of a hospital bed through the use of a sip and puff control system. A sip command selects the bed function desired and a puff command activates the choice. The bed control interface comes with a visual six-function display and sip

Asl Adjustable Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl208_M)

The ASL Adjustable Proximity Sensor with mono port, model ASL208_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This "no touch" proximity switch has an adjustable "void space" range, which allows the switch to function when mounted under a surface up to a half-inch thick, thus allowing the proximity field to begin above the voided area (for example, the surface of a tray). This switch works with

Asl Button Switch (Model Asl305)

The ASL Button Switch, model ASL305, is a button switch designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This light touch button switch has a mono port and can be used on a powered wheelchair or to control a computer or other accessory. OPTIONS: Armrest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611).

Asl Egg Switch (Model Asl300)

The ASL Egg Switch, model ASL300, is a mechanical button switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This brightly- colored oval-shaped switch features a seal that prevents liquid or food spillage from entering the switch and interfering with its operation. The base of the switch has screw insets for secure mounting. Each switch comes with a colored cover and a mono port. OPTIONS: Arm rest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611); fi

Asl Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount (Model Asl300R)

The ASL Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount, model ASL300R, is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This mount for the ASL 300 Egg Switch (not included; see separate entry) holds the Egg Switch near the user's finger. Screws for the switch are included. OPTIONS: Egg switch (model ASL 300).

Asl Fiber Optic Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl202-M)

The ASL Fiber Optic Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL202_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with mobility, communication, or severe physical disabilities. This single function switch has an adjustable activation range from touch to 2.5 inches, with a round target area. This fiber optic switch can be programmed for either normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) operation. In the NO mode, switch activation occurs when an object is detected in the adjusted range. In the NC mode

Asl Lip Switch (Model Asl301)

The ASL Lip Switch, model ASL301, is a light touch mechanical switch for the lip or tongue, designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used for tongue or lip control of a powered wheelchair, computer, or other device. It has a mono port and comes integrated into a pneumatic tube that can be used for incorporation into a Sip n' Puff system.

Asl Microlight Switch (Model Asl312)

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.

Asl Pneumatic Switch - Sip N Puff (Model Asl308)

The ASL Pneumatic Switch - Sip & Puff, model ASL308, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This switch has two mono jack outputs that allow breath control of two separate functions. OPTIONS: ASL 607 series of sip n puff tube mounts.

Asl Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl204-M)

The ASL Proximity Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL204-M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This "no touch" switch can be used with ASL proportional driver controls with power wheelchairs or for non driving purposes such as computer control. This single function switch has an activation range of touch to half inch. Activation occurs when it senses a hand or another part of the body in the activation area. This switch is intended to be used throu

Asl Treadlite Switch (Model Asl309)

The ASL Treadlite Switch, model ASL309, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This medium-force paddle switch has a mono port and enabless gross motor extremity motion activation of a variety of devices.

Asl Wobble Switch - Light Pressure (Model Asl304A)

The ASL Wobble Switch - Light Pressure, model ASL304A, is a rocker switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This wobble switch can be used as a reset or mode switch for a powered wheelchair, computer, or other device, and is activated with light pressure. The switch has a mono port. OPTIONS: Armrest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611).

Asl Wobble Switch - Medium Pressure (Model Asl304B)

The ASL Wobble Switch - Medium Pressure, ASL 304B, is a rocker switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This robust mechanical switch comes with a mono port and can be used as a reset or mode switch on a power wheelchair, computer, or other device for use by individuals with gross movements and limited control. OPTIONS: Armrest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611).

Ball Switch (Model 3Tstm)

The Ball Switch, model 3TSTM, is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities.This switch features a large ball with a knobby surface attached to a long tube connected to the switch box. From the other side of the switch box comes a cord which coonects to the switch-adapted toy or appliance. When the ball is squeezed, the switch activates the device.

Bass Switch

The BASS Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used to activate switch-adapted toys and appliances and requires three to five ounces of pressure for activation. This switch has a large surface, a low profile, and a non-skid bottom. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3.75 x 1 inches. COLOR: The switch comes with red, yellow, green, blue, and black plate overlays.

Battery Adapter (Model 720)

The Battery Adapter, model 720, is a switch adapter interface for single switch activation of any battery operated toy, tape recorder, or other device. Continuous pressure on the switch keeps the device running until the switch is released. The adapter can be used with the Switch Latch/Timer (see separate entry) to set action for a specified time period or to use switch hits for on and off. The disk end is inserted into the battery compartment; the other end plugs into any switch with a standard

Battery Device Adapter

The Battery Device Adapter is a switch adapter for toys and other battery-operated devices, designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch adapter is an interface control that can be used to adapt any battery operated toy or other device, such as a radio or CD player, for switch operation. The user inserts the adapter between the end of the battery and the contact, turns the device on, and plugs a switch into the mini-jack port. The toy or d

Battery Interrupter

The Battery Interrupter is a battery interface control for toys designed to create switch compatibility for non-adapted toys for individuals with fine motor or physical disabilities. It is a cable that fits between any battery-operated toy or device and a switch, permitting the toy or device to be operated by the switch. It interrupts the power by inserting a disc between on of the batteries and the adjacent anode. There are two models available for battery sizes AA and AAA or C and D batteries.

Bci Music

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adapted brain-computer interface (BCI) device which allows individuals with paralysis and/or severe disabilities play music by brain power alone. Developed by Eduardo Miranda at the University of Plymouth Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR) in the United Kingdom, this BCI device allows individuals with neurodegenerative diseases, muscular disorders, and paralysis to participate in creating music. Miranda’s ins

Bib Kit (Model 3390)

Used for mounting a Model 3185 joystick for chin operation. The bib uses velcro straps to secure the bib around the neck and rib cage, and incorporates adjustable mounting harware to permit a wide range of joystick positioning.

Big Bright Plate Switch

The Big Bright Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to activate toys and appliances for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a bright plate on a dark base to assist users with visual disabilities. The switch activates with medium pressure on the plate and the sensitivity can be adjusted using the screws on the face plate. The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 11 inches. COLOR: Bright yellow plate

Big Buddy Button (Models 56500, 56520, 56540, 56200, 56100, & 56600)

Big Buddy Buttons are touch switches designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control switch-adapted devices. Devices connected to the switches can be activated by pressing anywhere on the large top surface. Activation can be accomplished by exerting 5.3 ounces of force on the switch edges or 10.7 ounces of force at the center. A non-slip rubber base is included with each button. COLOR: Raving red (model 56100),

Big Red Switch

The Big Red Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to control switch-adapted devices, appliances, or toys. Made of shatterproof plastic this switch has a large, bright target for easy access and activation. The entire target surface is responsive, and the switch pad is sensitive to less than three ounces of pressure. This switch provides audible feedback on activation.

Bigmack Communicator

The BIGmack Communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by people with visual, range of motion and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. To program, the user presses the record button and the top of the BIGmack while speaking into the built-in m

Biomuse

BioMuse is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilites or spinal cord or brain injury. This bioelectric signal controller is a rack-mountable package that enables users to control computer functions directly from muscle or eye movement or brainwave signals, bypassing standard input hardware, such as a keyboard or mouse. This device receives data from four main sources of electrical activity in the human body: muscles (EMG signals),

Bite Switch

The Bite Switch is a sensitive bite switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. The bite switch is an alternative to sip & puff switches for ventilator users and individuals with respiratory disabilities. The user holds the switch between lips or teeth and presses gently to activate. OPTIONS: Dual bite switch mounts requiring 1-inch side-to-side head movement. COLOR: Black with red bite area.

Blow Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch activated by blowing on an index card attached to a battery device, intended to help a child develop breath control and blowing skills. This switch is made with a metal bandaid box, 3/16 inch wood dowel, two large paper clips, 12 inches of 24 gauge stranded wire, four inches of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire and two index cards. Provides instructions and diagrams on cutting slots and holes in the box, soldering wire to the paper clips, and a

Breath Actuator (Model 3365)

A 4-direction, multiple switch actuator used to convert varying amounts of breath suction and pressure (sip and puff) into the directional commands required by the Multimode Interface for mode selction and oepration. The Model 2422 Breath Tube Kit is used to provide a means of sending these sips and puffs to the Breath Actuator.

Breath Tube Kit (Model 2422-2)

Used for supplying sip and puff directional commands to the breath actuator. The Breath Tube Kit includes a wingaway strap clamp mount for attachment to a standard 7/8 inch diameter wheelchair/power recliner back bar. The mount permits the breath tube to be pivoted away from the user by an attendant and returned to its original position without the need to readjust the flexible breath tube.

Breath-Operated Computer Mouse

---- PROTOTYPE --------- Operable through one’s breath, the breath-operated computer mouse enables physically impaired users to move a cursor around a computer screen without their hands. The device allows users to operate a computer using breathing patterns by controlling a cursor horizontally and vertically on the on-screen keyboard, as well as allowing them to enter characters. The user breathes through a tube, which employs a sensor to measure the user’s breath. The mouse then converts and i

Bright Box

The Bright Box is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue that is activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse interfaces, or switch-adapted toys with standard 1/8-inch jacks. The visual display can be used as a visual cue to aid in locating the device for persons with low vis

Bright Box Tactile

The Bright Box Tactile is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue and tactile feedback that are activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The visual feedback and tactile feedback (vibration like that of a cell phone or pager) can be employed together or independently. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse inter

Bright Red Switch, The (Model 262)

The Bright Red Switch, model 262, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Pressing gently on the surface of the switch rewards the user with lights and vibration. Plugging the switch into a switch-adapted toy or appliance causes the device to be activated when the switch surface is pressed.

Bubbles

Bubbles is a combination touch switch and motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This dome-shaped switch can be used to operate any switch-adapted device and features adjustable sensitivity. The switch can be set to act as a touch-sensitive switch, activated by a light touch on the top or sides, or it can be set so that simply bringing the hand near the switch is sufficient for activation. DIMENSIONS: Three inches across.

Buddy Button Switches

Buddy Buttons are touch switches designed designed to provide computer accessibility or to activate toys and appliances for children who have physical and/or visual disabilities. These single switches are activated by pressing anywhere on the top surface: the force to activate around the edges, 3.5 ounces, almost half the force required in the center, 7.5 ounces. Two threaded inserts on the bottom of the switch to allow for secure mounting on the TASH Mighty Mount (see separate entry) or other m

Burgess Joystick Controller.

A line of joystick assemblies which can be used to build interfaces for handicapped persons. 2 or 4 switch version. Momentary or latching. Optional lift to operate can be added. Dimensions: 3 inches square by 1. 6 inches deep. Control shaft 2 inches high.

Button Click Switch (Model 775)

The Button Click Switch, model 775, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or neurological disabilities. This switch comnsists of a shallow square base with a large, round switch surface that activates with 40 grams of pressure. The unit is equipped with a quarter-inch plug. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.5 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: The base is blue and the button comes in a choice of blue, red, yellow, or white.

Cable Assemblies For Switches

Cable assemblies for connecting any switches to Zygo communicators. Mini plugs, open end, slide terminal, mini jack, amp connector or phono plug.

Campbell Ada Compliant Pedestrian Push Buttons (Models 200, 400, 500, 800, 900, 4 Evr 120, 1371-412, & 4960-412)

Campbell ADA Compliant Pedestrian Push Buttons are audible pedestrian control switches designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Controls include a large round button in a round or rectangular mounting plate of stainless steel, aluminum, or PVC plastic. An audible tone and LED visual signal are momentarily activated when the button is pressed. Available switches include pressure sensitive solid state (model 4 EVR 120), typical movement solid state (model 700, 800, and 900

Candy Corn Proximity Sensory Switch

Candy Corn Proximity Sensor Switch is a highly sensitive switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries. This mechanical switch does not require physical touch to activate. The user can wave their hand or another portion of their body within 10 millimeters of the switch to activate. Visual and auditory cues occur when the switch is activated. Orange lights activate for visual cues and a beeping sound is eli

Canning Lid Switch With Light.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Light can be turned on with the light pressure of hand on the jar lid. Simple switch to teach cause and effect. Device is constructed from mayonnaise jar lid that is regular mason size, wide mouth canning jar ring, spring from inside a large curler, plastic pill bottle with snap lid, 3 pieces of plastic coated wire, sturdy box turned upside down, 9 volt light bulb with socket, 9 volt battery, and 9 volt snap battery holder. COMMENTS: Good for visually

Cap Switch (Model 58060)

The Cap Switch, model 58060, is a small buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have good ability to target smaller surfaces. The small, round single switch is activated using nine ounces of pressure and provides auditory feedback upon activation. The rubber base prevents slipping. DIMENSIONS: 1.8 x 0.6 inches high. WEIGHT: 6 ounces.

Car & Panda Switch (Models 9031 & 9032)

The Car Switch, model 9031 & 9032, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. These child-friendly switches have a contoured design for comfort while in use. Pressing the front hood of the toy car, model 9031, activates the switch; pressing on either of the panda’s ears, model 9032, will activate its smiling face. DIMENSIONS (LxW): (car switch) 4 x 2.5 inches; (panda switch) 3.5 x 2 inches.

Cd Switch (Model 90)

The CD Switch, model 90, is a touch switch designed for use by teens with upper extremity disabilities. This age-appropriate switch has a blank CD-ROM on the surface that refracts light in a rainbow pattern. This low-profile switch requires 40 grams of pressure to activate.

Cheek Switch.

--- "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

Chincheeka Dual Switch (Model H-51)

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.

Clamp-On Bump Switch

Clamp-On Bump Switch is a button switch activated by 2 ounces of pressure on its tip. This switch is designed to be attached to a bed, chair, table, etc. and activated by any convenient part of the body. Both momentary and toggle models are available.

Classic Footswitch (Models 77 Sn-1, 2, 3, 4, & 5)

Foot operated momentary switch. Cast aluminum housing and treadle. Non skid steel baseplate. POWER: 10 or 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.25 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches.

Classic Ii Medium Duty Footswitch

Footswitch. Cast aluminum foot operated, single stage momentary switch. Steel non skid baseplate. POWER: 20 amps, 125-250 volt AC, one horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 3.5 x 2.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2.75 pounds.

Classic Reed Footswitch (Models 77Sn9O & 77Sn9P)

Foot operated reed switch. Switch encapsulated in thermoplastic material and encased in cast aluminum housing. Spring return aluminum treadle. Steel, nonskid baseplate. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Classic Solid State Footswitch (Models 77Sn8E & 77Sn8F)

Foot operated current sinking solid state switch. Low power device. Spring treadle action. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Classic Variable Control

Footswitch. 5 1/2 by 3 1/4 by 1 3/4 inches, foot operated momentary switch controls small fractional horsepower universal motors. Low speed adjustment. Housing and treadle are cost aluminum. Non skid steel base plate. Long treadle travel. POWER: 6 amps 125 volt AC or 3 amps 250 volt AC. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Clipper Footswitch

Footswitch. Variety of sizes and shapes of foot operated one or two stage momentary or latching switches. Cast aluminum housing. 1, 2, or 3 pedal models. Latching models have push on, push off mechanism. POWER: 20 amps 125-250 volt AC, 3/4 or 1 horsepower, 15 amps 125 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower or 10 amps 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. Optional foot shield, or 10 amps 125 volt DC - volt AC 1/4 h.p. WEIGHT: 2.25 pounds.

Collar & Bridge Assembly (Model 32669)

The Collar & Bridge Assembly, model 32669, is a control switch accessory for mounting hardware designed to secure wheelchair controllers to the chair. The Collar allows a full range of motion while holding controllers such as joysticks and sip-n-puff goosenecks in a stationary position relative to the user. The Bridge Assembly includes plastic spacers to position the control unit at a proper distance from the collar. Pre-drilled holes on the front of the collar enable a variety of height adj

Color Change Switch (Model 3Tspl)

The Color Change Switch, model 3TSPL, is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This plate switch has a large translucent plate that changes color each time it is tapped, providing visual reward and reinforcement each time the switch is activated. The switch base is equipped with suction cup feet to keep the switch in place. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 5.5 x 4 inches.

Compact Footswitch

Steel housing foot operated momentary or latching switch. Skid proof base. POWER: 20 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1 horsepower or 5 or 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 2 7/8 x 2.5 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Compact Switches (Model 745)

The Compact Switches, model 745, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. These tiny, sensitive switches can be mounted anywhere using the included Velcro. They can be grouped together to enable the user to activate three different devices. DIMENSIONS: The switches are 0.375 inches high and 0.75 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.25 pounds.

Computer Interface For Optical Headpointer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Optical headpointer and photodetector circuit designed to be immune to false triggering. Describes a photodetector circuit tuned to respond only to light pulsed at 90 Hertz (from a headpointer beam), ignoring shifts in ambient light level and room lighting. Circuit output feeds directly into a computer. Includes circuit diagrams for a lamp driver and a photodetector. COMMENTS: For further information contact: G L Heseltine, Science Unlimited Research F

Connector Adapter Ca-1 (Model 4342)

The Connector adapter CA-1, model 4342, is a switch adapter designed to allow users to plug two single switches into a device with a stereo plug for individuals with physical disabilities.

Connector Adapter Ca-6 (Model 4354)

The Connector Adapter CA-6, model 4354, is a switch adapter designed to allow users to use one multiple switch with five devices that are each operated by a single switch for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities.

Connector Adaptor Ca-2 (Model 4341)

The Connector Adapter CA-2, model 4341, is a switch adapter designed to allow users to use a dual switch with two devices that are each operated by a single switch for individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities.

Connector Adaptor Ca-4 (Model 4358)

The Connector Adapter CA-4, model 4358, is a switch adapter designed to allow users to use a dual switch with one device that is operated by a single switch for individuals with a physical or cognitive disability.

Contact Pad Switch

The Contact Pad Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and mobility. No pressure is required to activate this switch; simply making skin contact with the pad surface activates the switch. This switch is equipped with an 1/8th inch jack. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (not included).

Controflex General Purpose Ribbon Switches (Models 101-Bmt131-A, 131-Amt, 121-Bp, & 141-Bph)

The CentroFlex Ribbon Switches are vinyl-coated momentary type switches for pilot, control, or low power duty. The switches offer Press-at-Any-Point control and are self-bottoming. A wide range of pressure sensitivities, sheathing materials, switch lengths, end terminating seals, exterior colors, and lead wire cominations are avaialble. Nominal sensitivies of 40, 12, and 8 ounces are standard. All models are sealed for moisture and chemical resistance. All switches are available adhesive backed.

Controflex Footswitch (Models 111 & 111-B)

The ControFlex Foot Switches are waterproof, sealed vinyl foot-operated momentary switches. They are rated at 100 watts and 5 pounds nominal foot pressure and feature normally open contacts. Model 111 has an operating force of 5 pounds; model 111-B is more sensitive with an operating force of 1.5 pounds. The lead wire for both models is 18 AWG and 6 feet long. The switches will operate at temperatures up to 150 degrees Fahrenheit and to 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below. DIMENSIONS: Switches are 2 x

Cookie Sheet Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pressure switch made of cookie sheets which can be used to activate a tape player, battery toy or light. Switch made of 2 aluminum or steel cookie sheets ( or pizza pans), a subminiature size plug, 4 feet of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire, and foam insulation tape. Includes instructions, diagrams and a photograph. Suggests uses. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severel

Cooper Rand Puff Controlled Tone Generator Attachment

Puff controlled tone generator attachment for the Cooper-Rand electronic speech aid (see separate entry). The pneumatic switch is mounted to a headband with the tube curving around the side of the head to the mouth. Includes 40 inches of cord and used existing pulse generator.

Credit Card Switch (Model 5580)

The Credit Card Switch, model 5580, is a touch switch designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. As thin as a credit card, the switch is extremely sensitive and activates with the slightest touch. It can be used on any flat surface or it can be mounted on a wall and it is equipped with a plastic sleeve to hold a label. The set includes the switch, two plastic sleeves, and a set of labels, double-sided mounting tape, and Velcro for mounting. OPTIONS: A metal mounti

Crick Usb Switch Interface

The Crick USB Switch Interface is a computer switch adapter designed to make computers switch-operable for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch interface works with almost all switch accessible software. It plugs directly into the computer's USB port and connecting switches. It will instantly work with Clicker, Cloze Pro, and All My Words 2 (not included) with no set up required. For other switch accessible software, this adapter comes with USB Keys, a

Crystal Clear Switch

The Crystal Clear Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This round switch can be activated with the slightest pressure anyone on the surface. A clear screw-off top enables pictures or words to be mounted on the switch surface for cueing.

Cup Switch (Model 58080)

The Cup Switch, model 58080, is a buttonswitch designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have a good ability to target smaller surfaces. This switch is similar to the Cap Switch (see separate entry), but more durable because the switch is encased in a plastic cup. Colored stickers for the target area are included for individuals with low vision. The base provides a surface for mounting on a table, pillow, or wheelchair bracket. The switch is activated using nine ounces of fo

Deluxe Footswitch (Models 81-S, 81-Sc36, 84-S, & 85-S)

Foot operated, 1 or 2 stage momentary, or latching switch. Cast aluminum cover has parabolic curve allowing easy operation with low or high heels. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Deluxe Ii Footswitch (Models 68-S2, 68-S3, 68-S3N, & 68-S4N)

Foot operated 2 or 3 pedal momentary switches. High impact plastic cover tapers close to floor and has metal treadle bars at each side. Allows use of up to 4 basic spdt snap switches that can be utilized in a number of combinations. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Dictaphone Switch For Use By A Paraplegic.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch adapter to allow operation of a dictaphone with a floor switch by a paraplegic typist. Describes a hand operated push-button switch designed to replace a foot operated rocker switch for a dictaphone machine. The switch includes a push-on push-off button and a single pole double throw momentary push button to control the rewind mode. COMMENTS: For further information contact: The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, Rehabilitation Engineering Cent

Dipsy Switch

The Dipsy Switch is a motion sensitive switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This tilt-sensitive switch can be attached to the head, arm, finger or any appropriate object and can be activated by body movements such as tilting the head forward, tilting the head back, or lifting a finger. It can also be attached to objects such as a rocking chair. The switch is activated by a 30-degree tilt to limit false activation. It can also be adjusted

Disc Switch (Model 3265)

A heavy duty single switch type actuator provides both tactile and auditory feedback. The switch is oeprated by applying pressure to its 1 3/4 inch dimater cap. Operating pressure varies between 9 ounces when pressed at its center to 4 ounces when pressed at its edge.

Dj Switch Kit (Model B12)

DJ Switch Kit, model B12, is a rocker and touch switch kit designed to provide access to computers, toys and other communication devices for persons with physical disabilities. They are designed to meet a variety of physical and mounting needs. The kit contains the Ellipse 3 (no. 707), the L.T. Switch (no. 705), the BASS Switch (no. 745) and the Mounting Switch (no. 766) (see separate entries). The Ellipse 3 responds to one to three ounces of pressure; the L.T. responds to .75 ounce pressure; th

Double Cheek Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Double cheek switch can activate two toys or other devices at the same time teaching the child to discriminate or make choices between two activities. Touch switch rests on child's chest and is tied in place. One loop of a wire coat hanger is placed on either side of the child's head. By moving the head from side to side, the child can activate one switch or the other with the cheek. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J

Double Directional Head Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Head operated switch which turns on if head is held upright and off if the head tilts too far forward or back, to encourage a child to keep her/his head in an upright position. Materials include 2 glass mercury switches, 4 feet of 2 conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, a subminiature size plug, a strip of cardboard, soldering iron, and hot melt glue with applicator gun. Describes and diagrams construction of the switch. The switch may be attatched to the

Double Switch Box.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to permit two switches to be hooked up to a single toy or tape player so that a child has to do two things at once to turn it on. Instructions for building a double switch box using a small plastic jewel or watch box, 2 subminiature size jacks, one subminiature size plug, 4 feet of two conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire and 3 inches of single conductor, 22 gauge wire. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. Electronics. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L

Double Weight Bearing Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Weight bearing switch consisting of side by side platforms which must by pressed together to activate a toy or tape player, encouraging a child to bear weight evenly on both sides. Describes construction of the switch, which needs 4 pieces of masonite or hardboard 7 by 10 by 1/8 inch, 2 large disposable aluminum cookie sheets, 1 subminiature size plug, 5 feet of conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, double sided tape, masking tape, foam mounting tape or f

Dual Plate Switch (Model Cm-12)

The Dual Plate Switch, model CM-12, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is activated by pressing either end of a rocking plate. Pressing one end activates one switch; pressing the other activates the second switch. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Dual Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-14)

Dual Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit activated by sipping or puffing on a tube. Each of the two actions activates a different switch. Any chosen tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Dual Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-13)

The Dual Pushbutton Switch is a pair of snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 1.25-inch diameter recess. Switches are activated by pressing. An audible click is provided when the switch is activated. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Duplex Footswitch (Model 476-S)

Dual foot operated momentary rocker switch with mechanical interlock to prevent both circuits from operating at same time. Cast aluminum housing: non skid base. POWER: 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 3.5 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 1.75 pounds.

Electrical Footswitch, Air Actuated Footswitch

Single pedal footswitch. Steel base and cover with rubber treads. Momentary on. Double action switch and press on, press off switch mechanisms also available.

Electrical Footswitches.

Round footswitch. Polyvinylchloride base sealed to flexible PVC cover. PVC cable attached. Snap action switch, momentary on. Water and dirt proof. Can also be used as hand switch or activated by other part of body.

Ellipse 3 & Ellipse 6

Ellipse Switches are a collection of low-profile touch switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Shaped to fit the hand, activation is accomplished when the switch is touched anywhere on the surface. The Ellipse 3 requires one to three ounces of pressure and is ideal for mounting on a wheelchair tray next to the joystick control. The Ellipse 6 is designed for users that need a large target but have a light touch. This switch requires five to eight ounces of pre

Emg Switch

The EMG Switch is an electromyographic (EMG) switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The device is operated by small controlled muscle movements and senses muscle activations to provide a switch closure. Features include simple threshold adjustment, built-in digital signal processing that extracts intentional activations from weak muscles, and an audible caregiver call tone. POWER: Uses double-A NiMH rechargeable batteries. A charger is includ

Eschenbach Table Clamp (Model 1600)

The Eschenbach Table Clamp, model 1600, is a gooseneck holder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This table clamp can turn any hand-held magnifier into a hands-free magnifier, or it can be used to position smaller objects for easier viewing. The unit has a flexible metal, gooseneck arm with 2 clamps made from high quality black plastic with sponge rubber disks for firm contact on smooth surfaces.

European Footswitch

Footswitch. 5 European style, square and round, foot operated momentary switches. POWER: 7 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, or 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/ 2 to 1 horsepower.

Executive Footswitch (Models 72, 74, B2S, & B4S)

Dual foot operated momentary rocker switch with mechanical interlock. Die cast metal cover. Nonskid base. Pressure on one side activates circuit independently of other side. Wiring inside. Only single cord exposed. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5 5/8 x 4 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 pounds.

Extension Cord

The Extension Cord is a control switch accessory designed to allow more distance between the switch and the item being controlled. DIMENSIONS: The cord is 6 feet long.

Eye Blink Switch (Model 9008)

The Eye Blink Switch is an eye switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Aiming the switch's sensor at the user's eye enables the user to control communication devices, toys, computers, or other connected devices. Built-in controls give momentary, timed, or latched output. Special internal circuitry can be set to activate with each eye blink or with every double eye blink to ignore normal eye blinking. An adjustable holder

Fiber Optic Sensor With 3 Pin Connector (Model Asl 202-3 Pin)

The Fiber Optic Sensor with 3 Pin Connector, model ASL 202-3 PIN, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals who require a small, fine, no force switch type. This single function fiber optic sensor switch has a round target area with an adjustable activation range from touch to 2.5 inches. It can be programmed for either normally open or normally closed operation. In the normally open (NO) mode, switch activation occurs when an object is detected in the selected range. In the normally c

Film Can Pull Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easy to pull switch to allow a child to turn on a tape player, battery toy or light. Switch made from a 35 mm plastic film can, 2 one inch brass washers, sewing elastic, string, 6 feet of two conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, a subminiature size plug, and a large ring (about 6 inches--available in craft stores). Provides instructions for construction, with diagrams and a photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Mo

Finger Flex Switch

Finger Flex Switch is a switch built into a partial glove. Bending a finger activates the switch. The switch uses a 3.5 millimeter mini-phone plug as a connector.

Finger Isolation Button (Model 716)

The Finger Isolation Button is a buttonswitch and fine motor skills training device designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This recessed button encourages isolated touch and is designed to help a child gain the motor skills necessary for mastering computer keyboards. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 3 ounces. COLOR: Yellow.

Finger Switch (Model 717)

The Finger Switch, model 717, is a wearable finger switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch is worn like a ring; the relative position of the switch to a mobile finger that controls the switch can be precisely set and maintained. A Velcro strip is included to allow the switch to be mounted to an arm or leg. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 x 0.5 inches. The Velcro strip is 18 inches long. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Firm Grip Joystick Holder

The Firm Grip Joystick Holder was designed to allow easy use of the joystick for persons with limited or no use of one hand. Two straps hold the joystick in place, while four suction cups on the bottom of the device secure it to a flat surface in front of the computer. An optional plexiglass undersheet ($20.00) provides a workspace and assures a good hold for the suction cups. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: Less than 1 pound.

Fist / Foot Or Wheelchair Bump Switch

The Fist/Foot or Wheelchair Bump Switch is a foot or toe switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This switch has a large activation surface to hit with a fist, palm, or foot. It can be attached with Velcro to the side of a nightstand or cabinet at toe height, and the user can then activate the switch by bumping it with his or her toe on a wheelchair footrest or by driving the wheelchair carefully up to the switch an

Flex Switch (Model 5855)

The Flex Switch is squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with limited upper limb mobility. It is a single switch operated by bending the flexible rubber tip 0.5 inches in any direction, with an activating force of 6.5 ounces. The switch provides tactile and auditory feedback. The Flex Switch comes mounted on an angled metal rod to facilitate positioning. The rubber tip can be removed and rotated. It can be mounted on a wheelchair or table.

Flexible Switch

The Flexible Switch is a pressure contact switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This bendable switch can be activated with a light touch at either a direct or shallow angle. It can be plugged into any communication device or battery operated assistive device that has a standard 1/8-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: The flex switch comes with one 2 x 4 inch switch and one 3 x 5 inch switch.

Fling

The Fling is a joystick interface for touch screen designed for use with the the Apple iPad tablet computer that can improve access for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities that result in weakness in the hands. It can be used with any game application (or app) that has an on-screen joystick. The Fling should be placed over the game's onscreen joystick. This joystick provides auto-centering and force feedback. It gives the user the feel of an analog joystick, so the iPad games feel even mo

Fling Mini

The Fling Mini is a joystick interface for touch screen designed for use with smartphones or other handheld devices with a touch screen for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities that result in weakness in the hands. Sold in pairs, it can be used with any game that has an on-screen joystick on the Apple iPhone or iPod touch or any Android smartphone. Each unit is made from anodized aluminum and transparent engineering-grade resin that is tough and flexible. The joystick stays in place on a

Flipper Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch is activated by pressing down gently on the end of plastic spatula to activate toy, light, or tape recorder. Switch turns off when lever is released. Device is made of flexible plastic or nylon spatula, box about 6 inches long, 3 inches high and 3-6 inches wide, spring from inside a large hair curler, subminiature lever switch, masking tape and rosin core solder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Homemade Battery Powered T

Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch

The Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilitie. This oval-shaped unit offers a large textured contact surface, plate-switch action, and an auditory "feedback click." This switch includes a 1/8 inch connector and 0.25 inch adapter. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1 x 5 x 8 inches. COLOR: Yellow touch pad within green case.

Foot Control Bellows (Model B621A)

Foot operated pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins remote electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shockproof. Air pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/off or sequenced with no danger of shock.

Foot Operated Air Valve Switch.

Footswitch. 2, 3, or 4 way foot operated momentary switches that control air valves. 1/8 - 27 N.P.T. input and output ports, line pressure up to 150 psi. Filtered and lubricated air supply required for best operation. Housing of iron, steel or aluminum. DIMENSIONS: Sizes vary from 5.25 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches to 2 7/8 x 2.5 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: Varies from 1/2 to 4.75 pounds.

Foot Switch (6000)

The Foot Switch, model 6000, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have control of a foot. Constructed with non-skid material, this switch activates toys or devices with light foot pressure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 2.5 inches.

Foot Switch Universal (Model L0902 )

The Foot Switch Universal, model L0902, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have control of a foot. Coated with an industrial strength polymerized cover, this switch activates with a light touch of the foot. DIMENSIONS: Plug is 1/8 inch in diameter.

Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It (Model 4055)

The Four-Plate Communicator Say It Play It, model 4055, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and communication disabilities. This communicator features four large plate switches in a window-pane configuration, each of which activates a message up to five seconds long. Light pressure on a plate activates a message and a toy or appliance (not included) can be plugged into a jack in the unit to be activated along with a message. Messages can be rec

Funny Friend Switch (Model 2245)

The Funny Friend Switch, model 2245, is a touch or wobble switch designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pull one of the two colorful balls or swipe at the happy monkey to hear silly sounds and music, feel a slight vibration, and see multicolored lights flash. The unit also works as a capability switch, activating a connected device. Sound can be turned off for quieter use. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 13 x 8 x 9.25 inches. POWER: Uses 2 triple-A and 2 C batteri

Fuzzy Friends & Switches Kit (Model 4064)

The Fuzzy Friends & Switches Kit, model 4064, is a set of switch operated plush toys and touch and finger switches designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This kit includes five different plush toys along with five different switches (all also sold separately). The switches can be used to work on specific goals. Switch activation causes the animals to walk, talk, and/or make animal sounds. The set includes: Pretty Kitten, Flopp

Gem Footswitch

Foot operated momentary switch with heavy die cast metal housing and nonskid base. Safety feature prevents damage to switch if excessive force used. POWER: 7 amps, 125 volt AC, 1/6 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 3 3/16 inches diameter x 1 7/32 inches high. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Gem-K Footswitch (Models Gem-K3 & Gem-K36)

Foot operated momentary switch. Vinyl cover over heavy die cast metal housing. Safety feature prevents damage to switch if excessive force applied, optional lighter spring pressure model. POWER: 7 amps, 125 volt AC, 1/6 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches diameter by 1 3/8 inches high. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Gimpgear Roughneck Dual Pushbutton Switches

RoughNeck Dual Pushbutton Switches are touch switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These feather-touch switches provide auditory feedback, allowing users without sensation in their hands to hear successful activation. The switches are rugged and can be used on wheelchair armrests and other demanding applications. The switches are compact enough to imbed into wheelchair armrest foam. DIMENSIONS: 2.3 x 1.38 x 0.8 inches.

Gimpgear Roughneck Single Button Switch

The GimpGear RoughNeck Single Pushbutton Switch is a buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This feather-touch switch provides auditory feedback, which allows users without sensation in their hands to hear successful activation. The switch is rugged for use on wheelchair armrests and other demanding locations, and can be imbedded into wheelchair armrest foam. It can also be used as a head switch when properly mounted.

Gimpgear Ultra-Precision Usb Joystick Mouse & Pc Game Controller

The GimpGear Ultra-Precision USB Joystick Mouse and PC Game Controller is a joystick mouse interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This digital joystick utilizes differential magnetic fields without any mechanical parts to provide smooth operation. A sticky rubber joystick wrap prevents slipping. The user rests a hand passively over the teardrop shaped joystick handle for mouse pointer control. The unit has three large built-

Glitter Roll Music Box & Switch (Model 696)

The Glitter Roll Music Box and Switch, (model 696), is a rotating cylinder switch and adapted music box designed to provide multi-sensory stimulation for children with physical, cognitive and/or sensory disabilities. The clear cylindrical roller contains a potpourri of sparkling shapes which, when rotated, activates the music box. The cylinder is mounted on a white plastic base with suction cup feet. The device can also be used as an external capability switch without music when connected to a t

Glow Switch

The Glow Switch is a touch switch designed for use for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and low vision. The domed shape and the backlit surface aid in locating the switch. The dome remains lit until the switch is pressed. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: The outer diameter of the dome is 4.5 inches.

Gooseneck Feeding Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Gooseneck holder for spoon to provide resistance against uncontrollable arm movements. A gooseneck with an angle clamp can be purchased. A lock-on accessory with a push button release is attached to the end of the gooseneck and silver brazed to the eating utensil to be used. In the example described a T bar handle was also brazed onto the end of the utensil to provide better support for a person with uncontrolable movement. A commercially available laz

Gooshy Switch (Models 634, 635, & 636)

The Gooshy Switch is a touch switch designed for us by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large switch has a durable, squeezable, pillow-like top with a sparkling surface. Model 634 is a momentary switch that activates a connected toy or device while pressed. Model 635 adds vibration when the switch is activated. Model 636 provides lights, music, and vibration and can be used with a connected device or alone as a sensory toy. power: Uses two double-A batteries

Grasp Switch

The Grasp Switch is a squeeze switch designed to be activated by pinching or squeezing for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The tube-shaped switch features a foam hand grip that is soft to the touch while providing firm support. Activation requires 11 ounces of pressure. There is no auditory or tactile feedback provided. DIMENSIONS: The switch is 5.5 inches long and 1.4 inches diameter.

Grasp Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Squeeze switch used to activate tape player or battery operated toy can encourage child to develop grasping skills. Switch is constructed using a 3 inch section of 3/8 inch copper pipe, 4 copper U brackets, conductor wire, a subminiature plug and foam rubber strips. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severely Handicapped Children with Suggested Activities REF: Millville, Pennsyl

Grip And Puff Switch (Model 700, 700-X)

The Grip and Puff Switch is both a squeeze switch and a pneumatic puff switch designed for individuals with physical disabilities. The vinyl grip, a rubber cylindrical air bellows is connected by a tube to a switching unit. Grasping the cylinder and exerting slight pressure activates the switching unit, which functions as a regular switch. The grip can also be removed and used as a puff switch. This product comes with a standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and

Grip Switch

The Grip Switch is a squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pneumatic switch activates with a slight squeezing pressure on the grip (five grips in different sizes are included to accommodate growth, change in ability, or multiple users). The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance equipped with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: All grips are four inches long. They range in diameter from 3/8 inch to .75 inch. COLOR: The grips are fi

Grip Switch Kit (Model 701)

The Grip Switch Kit is a squeeze switch accessory for individuals who have physical disabilities. It consists of colored tubular grips designed to be interchangeable with the grip on the standard Grip and Puff Switch (model 700, see separate entry). Each kit comes with 5 grips. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 4 inches in length, with varying diameters between 3/8 to 3/4 inches.

Grip Tilt Switch Kit (Model 998-K)

The Grip Tilt Switch Kit , model 998-K, is a grip switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This kit includes four soft tube switches that activate connected devices when held upright. DIMENSIONS: 5/8 inch, 0.75 inch, 7/8 inch, and 1 1/8 inch in diameter.

Gumball Switch (Models 782B, 782G, 782P, 782R & 782Y)

The Gumball Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, this switch has a detachable mounting base and provides audible and tactile feedback. A clear plastic cover is included. DIMENSIONS: The activation surface is 2.5 inches, the base is 3.25 inches, and the switch is 0.75-inch high. COLOR: Available in blue, green, purple, red, or yellow.

H-31 Dual Button Box

The H-31 Dual Button Box is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a 2-switch adapted device. The user plugs the switch input of the device he or she wishes to control into the back of the Dual Button Box. One button on the Dual Button Box will "step scan" through the device's menu or options. When the user reaches the desired option or action, he or she

H-46 Scanover (Scanning Voiceover Switch Interface)

The H-46 ScanOver (Scanning VoiceOver Switch Interface) is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has a speaker and headphone jack, a front panel showing the status of the Bluetooth module inside, and a rear panel for the scanning options. The user turns VoiceOver on with triple click and starts scanning with either

H-68 Scan-5

The H-68 Scan-5 is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, MP3 player, DVD player or switch-adapted toy/device with a switch. This stand-alone device can be used by a person that can operate one or two switches. The user plugs a switch-adapted remote control or device that he or she wishes to control into the Scan-5's 9-pi

H-69 Select-5

The H-69 Select-5 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, fine motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, DVD player, MP3 player or a switch-adapted toy or appliance. This stand-alone device features 5 large round buttons: Power/play/pause; Advance forward or Channel up; Go backward or Channel down; Volume up; and Volume down. The user connects a device or remote control

Hand Switch (Model Tah-180)

The Hand Switch, model TAH-180, is a ribbon switch call signal designed for bed patients to signal for help or assistance by flexing or squeezing. These sealed vinyl switches require an operating force of 0.5 pounds and are normally-open, momentary-contact switches. DIMENSIONS: Switch is 2 x 5 x 0.375 inches. COLOR: White.

Hands-On Buddy Button

The Hands-On Buddy Button is a touch switch designed to provide visual cues for individuals who have difficulty locating the surface of a single switch to press for activation. These switches can be used to operate switch-adapted appliances and toys and include a non-slip rubber base. SIZES: Available in regular and large (comparable to the Buddy Button and the Big Buddies, see separate entries). COLOR: Bright yellow with a black handprint on the surface.

Happ100 Advanced Breath Control For A Pc

The HAPP100 is an Advanced Breath Controller for a PC or Mac. It offers fast, precise and jitter-free cursor control along with scrolling and keyboard shortcuts, giving users full control of a personal computer. It can also enhance head tracking solutions such as (free) Camera Mouse, and provides options to control other assistive aids.

Happy Switch (Model 14)

The Happy Switch, model 14, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This large-surface switch has a smiling face on the switch surface and requires a light touch for activation.DIMENSIONS (WxH): 4.5 x 1 inches. COLOR: Yellow with black details

Head Control Switch

The Head Control Switch is a head position switch designed for use by children and adults with disabilities. The switch is activated by being tilted and can be mounted on the head or another body part.

Head Switch Kit

The Head Switch Kit provides all the materials for making a tilt-activated switch. The switch can be mounted on the head or other body parts, and is activated when tilted.

Headband Switch

Headband Switch consists of an adjustable headband equipped with a switch that has a small paddle for a lever. The paddle rests on the forehead; raising the forehead muscles activates the switch. The paddle must be taped to the forehead. The switch has a 3.5 mm plug. WEIGHT: 2 ounces.

Headswitch (Model 705)

The Head Switch is a touch switch that can activated with various body parts for individuals with physical disabilities. The switch requires very little pressure and so can be used by the head, knee, elbow, cheek, etc. Contact manufacturer for information on switch mounting kits (not included). DIMENSIONS: The length is 3.75 inches.

Headswitch (Model L1101 )

The Headswitch, model, L1101, is a head position switch designed for use by wheelchair users. The headswitch is activated by very little pressure from the head, but can also be activated by various other body parts. The switch attaches to many switch mounting systems. DIMENSIONS: The plug is 1/8 inches in diameter.

Headswitch Kit 1 (Model 1560)

The Headswitch Kit 1, model 1560, is a touch switch and switch mounting hardware package. HEADSWITCH: (Model 705) this switch (with cord) is activated with very light pressure from the head, but can also be activated by a knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part when mounted on a table or wheelchair. MOUNTING HARDWARE: The mounting hardware in the kit includes all necessary components: 1 universal swivel clamp, one 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapter, one 8-inch rod, one 18-inch rod, and one wheelchair clamp.

Headswitch Kit 2 (Model 1570)

The Headswitch Kit 2, model 1570, is a switch mounting hardware and touch switch package that includes all necessary components for the attachment of the switch to a table or flat surface. HEADSWITCH: Headswitch model 705 is a touch switch that can also be activated by very light pressure from the knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part. MOUNTING HARDWARE: 1 universal swivel clamp, one 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapter, one 8-inch rod, one 18-inch rod, and one surface mount clamp.

Headswitch Kit 3 (Model 1580)

The Headswitch Kit 3, model 1580, is a touch switch and switch mounting hardware package. HEADSWITCH: Headswitch (model 705) is a touch switch that can be activated with very light pressure from the head, knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part. 2 headswitches and cords are included in this kit. MOUNTING HARDWARE: Two 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapters, 1 flex mount, 8 assorted rods (4 pairs), 2 quick disconnects, 2 surface mount clamps, 2 wheelchair clamps, 4 universal swivel clamps, and 1 sturdy case with

Heavy Duty Grip Switch (Model 6203)

The Heavy Duty Grip Switch, model 6203, is a squeeze switch designed for individuals with physical disabilities. The Astarex-B switch features low voltage and single hand control for use as a call switch or hospital switch. Grasping the cylinder with less than three pounds of nominal actuation force activates the switching unit. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The grip measures 1 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: The switch weighs four ounces. COLOR: Black.

Hercules Heavy Duty Footswitch

Footswitch. 8 7/16 by 4 5/16 by 4 1/2 inch cast iron, heavy duty foot operated 1, 2, or 3 stage momentary or latching switch. Some models have 2 or 3 stage switches built in. 3/4 inch 14 pipe thread conduit opening. Optional: oversized shields. Driptight, dustight, watertight, oiltight. Cast iron. Models available with anti trip treadle mechanism to prevent accidental actuation through unintentionally stepping on foot treadle. POWER: Comes in 20 amps, 125-250 volt AC, one horsepower; 15 amps, 12

Hercules Potentiometer Foot Control

Footswitch. 9 by 5 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches, foot operated momentary switch controls variable speed motor with 2 watt linear model and choice of maximum resistance. Spring loaded treadle returns to up position when foot pressure is removed. Oiltight, watertight models come with or without shield guard which fits over treadle. WEIGHT: 7.5 pounds.

Industrial Explosion Proof Footswitch

Footswitch. Foot operated one or two stage momentary switch. Non sparking cast aluminum housing. Single or dual pedal models. POWER: 15 amps, 125 volt AC, 3/4 horsepower; 10 amps 250 volt AC, one horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 10.25 x 11 X 4 3/8 inches. WEIGHT: 7.75 pounds.

Integraswitch

The IntegraSwitch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit can be used to operate environment control systems, communication devices, adapted toys, software programs or emergency call systems. Its mouthpiece is exchangeable and latex-free, and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. The unit has two exits for dual function (one exit for sipping and one exit for puffing). Sipping and

Intention Module (Model 565)

The Intention Module, model 565, is a control switch interface unit designed for use by persons with uncontrolled movements. When a capability switch is plugged into this module, sustained pressure is required before it activates a device. The module can be preset for a delay of from 1 to 12 seconds before it activates a device. The unit comes with a 0.13-inch plug. POWER: Uses 1 9-volt battery.

Intention Switch (Model 710, 710-8)

Intention Switch is a single switch activated by pressing on a plastic plate for individuals with uncontrolled movements. The Intention Switch must be pressed for a specific pre-set amount of time before it will activate a device. The required activation time is adjustable (0-12 seconds). It comes with the standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and plug. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.

Ipad Cordless Super-Switch

The iPad Cordless Super-Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, or upper extremity disabilities, neurological or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad. The circular switch connects to the iPad wirelessly using Bluetooth 2.1 and has a range of over 50 feet. It can be activated by pressing anywhere on the large top surface. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad. DIMENSIONS: The diameter of the switch is 5 inches. POWER: Rechargable li

Ipad Cordless Switch Interface

The iPad Cordless Switch Interface is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has two switch input jacks. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes a tap or touch for any iPad application (app) programmed for switch access. The switch interface connects to the iPad wirelessly usin

Izi-Flow

IZI-flow is a hands-free faucet control designed to allow individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities to control a faucet. The IZI-flow is a mechanical valve that is connected to the faucet's water input(s) under the sink and controlled by a mechanical foot pedal (included). The flow speed and temperature are still set using the faucet's handle(s) or knob(s). The user turns on the faucet by depressing the foot pedal and turns it off by releasing the pedal. The IZI-flow

Jelly Bean Switch

The Jelly Bean Switch is a button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of electrically- or battery-operated devices and toys for people with upper extremity disabilities. The switch is contained in a high-impact disk and the entire surface of the switch is sensitive to pressure, requiring less than two ounces of pressure for activation. The Jelly Bean Switch can be mounted on any surface using readily available adhesives or they can be mounted on AbleNet's Slim Armstrong (see separat

Joystick (Model 3185)

A proportional type joystick used for mdoe selection and operation of a Dufco Multimode Interface. During wheelchair operation, this joystick provides precise control of both speed and direction. May be configured with a chin-cup for chin oeration, or a knob for hand operation.

Joystick (Model 3345)

An 8-direction, heavy duty, multiple switch actuator used for mode selection and operation of a Multimode Interface. Requires moderate operating pressure and is intended for hand operation by those with average strength.

Joystick (Model 3361)

An 8-direction, short throw, multiple switch actuator used for mode selection and oepration of a Multimode Interface. Requires moderate operating pressure and is intended for those with average strength. May be reconfigured with either a knob or chin-cup.

Joystick (Model 720)

The Joystick, model 720, is a joystick designed to act as a four way switch for individuals who have physical disabilities. It has a cylindrical handle with a thin base and activates four different devices depending on the direction that the switch is moved (up, down, right or left). It can be used for teaching directionality as well as other spatial relationships. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 7 x 6.25 inches.

Joystick Controller For Sailboat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with cerebral palsy to sail independently. The sailboat is equipped with two battery-powered motors to operate the rudder and the mainsheet, which is attached to the boom. A basic joystick was adapted to control these operations by replacing the existing internal spring with a stronger one and extending the handle to six inches long. A wooden base attaches to the floor of the boat with Velcro. The wooden control box at the base of

Joystick Light With Fingerplate

The Joystick Light with fingerplate is a joystick designed to provide computer cursor control for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device features separate buttons for mouse clicks and drag, and the cursor remains in position when the joystick is released. A light flashes when the drag button is active. This device also has a removablefingerplate that isolates each button and the joystick for better control. COMPATIBILITY: Models are available for use on Macintosh computers a

Joystick Plus

The Joystick Plus is a joystick designed to provide computer cursor control for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device features separate buttons for click, double click, horizontal/vertical only, drag, and speed. Five cursor speed settings are accessed simply by touching the speed button. The cursor remains in position when the joystick is released and a red light indicates when the drag button is active. This device also has a fingerplate that isolates each button and the j

Joystick Pro

The Joystick Pro is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This three-button programmable joystick replaces the mouse and the handle can be adjusted in two different modes: spring loaded so the handle automatically returns to center while leaving the cursor in position or non-spring loaded for relative pointing. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computers with a serial port.

Jumbo Shape Fit Switch (Model 851, 851-8)

The Jumbo Shape Fit Switch, model 851 and 851-8, is a puzzle switch and visual motor task switch designed to demonstrate simple shape discrimination for individuals who have physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities. The puzzles introduce basic cognitive concepts, improve fine motor skills and develop order and sequencing skills which are important building blocks for logical thinking and organization. They also teach individuals to distinguish colors, shapes, and sizes. When the puzzle piece

Jumbo Switch (Model 787)

The Jumbo Switch, model 787, is a touch switch designed for use by individyals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch is equipped with a removable mounting plate and comes with two clear plastic covers, one with a lip and one without. OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS (Diameter x H): 5 1/8 x 1 inch. COLOR: Red, blue, purple, yellow, or green.

Junior Footswitch (Models 121S & 124S)

Footswitch. Foot or knee operated momentary switch ideal for office machines or shop equipment. POWER: 20 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1 horsepower or 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Koosh Switch (Model 883)

The Koosh Switch, model 883, is a touch switch designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, and neurological disabilities. Touching the soft rubber loops of the Koosh Ball activates lights, music, and vibration. The unit also acts as a single switch when a switch-adapted device is connected (not included). When used as a switch, the lights and music are deactivated. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.5 x 8.5 x 5.25 inches.

Ktp Series Thinline 2X6 With Braille Overlay

The KTP Series Thinline 2x6 with Braille Overlay is a braille control pad designed to make a variety of applications accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision. This keypad has 12 keys in two columns and six rows, representing the numbers 0-9 and the star and pound signs. Each key is marked in braille and with white numbers or symbols on a black background. This keypad uses piezo technology with no moving parts to wear out. Usage of this keypad is indicated through an LED (light

L.t. Switch

The L.T. Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used to activate switch-adapted toys and appliances and is highly sensitive, requiring only 0.75 ounce of pressure for activation. DIMENSIONS: 3.875 x 2 x 1.125 inches. COLOR: The switch comes with red, yellow, green, blue, and black plate overlays.

Lady Bug Switch (Model 729)

The Lady Bug Switch, model 729, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The slightest touch rewards the user with a choice of lights, vibration and/or music. This item has a special control which allows the user to select any or all of the rewards while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 6.25 x 4 inches.

Large Area Flap Switch To Control Battery-Operated Toys.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple to operate switch to modify a battery operated toy so it can be used by a disabled child. Describes a large area push switch as a modification of the on- off switch for a toy. It consists of two pieces of plywood hinged together on one side with a simple contact switch or microswitch between them, and a strip of self-adhesive open cell foam tape keeping the top board from touching the bottom, thus activating the switch, unless it is pressed down

Large Touch Pad (Model 3Tstl)

The Large Touch Pad, model 3TSTL, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pressing anywhere on the large top surface of this switch activates a connected switch-adapted toy or appliance. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 5.5 x 4 inches.

Latching Pneumatic Switch Hd

The HD (heavy duty) latching pneumatic switch plugs into a 3-pin grounded power receptacle, allowing control of 120 volt appliances up to 10 amps. The air cushion actuator is operated by sips on the tube and may be mounted with screws, velcro or tape. the Actuator and 6 feet of connector tubing are not in direct contact with electrical power. Can be used in damp areas and washed. Those with sufficient breath- power may prefer a puff version of the switch, available on request. Can be used to tur

Latching Puff Switch Ld

The LD (light duty) Latching Puff Switch is rated for 24 volts up to 3 amps. It latches mechanically to an on or off position. No external power, batteries or adapter boxes are needed to maintain the latching action. A gentle puff of mouth air will set the switch to the on position. Another gentle puff of air will set the switch to off. Comes with a 40 inch detachable cord with a 1/8 inch mini plug. Supported by a light weight over-the-head band. Weight of the switch and headband is 3 ounces. Ca

Leaf Switch (Model 58600)

The Leaf Switch, model 58600, is a lever switch designed for individuals with limited upper limb mobility. It is a single switch operated by pressing one side of the leaf. The tip of the leaf requires a quarter-inch of movement for operation and it provides tactile and auditory feedback. This switch has a removable foam pad. Mounting requires additional tubular mounting hardware. DIMENSIONS: The leaf measures 3 inches in diameter by 0.5 inches. The tube measures 13 inches long by 0.5 inches diam

Leaf Switch (Model 730, 730-8)

The Leaf Switch, models 730 and 730-8, is a lever switch designed to develop grasping skills for individuals with physical disabilities. It consists of a vinyl covered flexible spring, which when bent slightly in either direction will activate any adapted toy that it is hooked up to. The deflection angle should not exceed 45 degrees. It comes with the standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and plug.

Leaf Switch (Models Cm-2 & Cm-7)

The Leaf Switch, models CM-2 and CM-7, is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has a protruding flat vinyl-covered metal leaf and any flexion of the leaf activates a switch. The base has holes for mounting. Two different leaf lengths are available. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 1.75 x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Leap Motion

The Leap Motion is a computer controller controlled by fingers, meant to replace keyboard and mouse designed for individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The Leap Motion Controller contains 2 camera sensors and 3 infrared LEDs. Leap Motion’s software translates the information from the camera sensors into 3-D input. Leap Motion incorporates natural motions and finger tracking. The Leap Motion Controller con

Lectro-Lok Footswitch (Models L2S & L4S)

Footswitch. 5 by 2 1/2 by 1 1/4 inches, dual foot operated momentary rocker switch. Pressure on one side, activates circuit independently of other side. All wiring inside housing with single cord exposed. Has mechanical interlock to prevent both circuits from being operated at same time rugged stamped metal housing. Nonskid base options include elimination of mechanical lock, latching switches. Weight 10 ounces. Each side 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower or 5 amps, 250 volt AC.

Left / Right Rocker Switch (Model 710)

The Left/Right Rocker Switch, model 710, is a dual switch activated by pressing the plate on either side. Pressing one end activates one switch; pressing the other end activates a second switch. An auditory click is produced when a switch is activated. A switch cable with a 1/8-inch jack is included. DIMENSIONS: 8 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Lever Switch (Models Cm-8/cm-9)

The Lever is switch is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch is activated by pressing against a padded lever. OPTIONS: Mounting systems are available, including double-sided and quick-adjust swing-away. DIMENSIONS: The lever must travel 0.06 inch for activation. Model CM-8 is 9 inches long; model CM-9 is 7 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Lifebreath Switch (Model 1062)

The LifeBreath Switch, model 1062, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. Gently blowing into the switch activates attached external devices. The switch is attached to a gooseneck with a universal clamp. This switch operates in latch, momentary, or timer mode. The timer adjusts from zero to two minutes. POWER: Uses nine-volt direct current. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 19 inches long.

Light Beam Indicator

Light Beam Indicator is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and an adjustable padded nylon headset with a light pointer. The rod, which attaches to the nylon headset, projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. Contact manufacturer for information on system options. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 1)

Light beam indicator for an alternative pointing method. For individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or positioning control. On/off switch, rechargeable power pack.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 2)

Lightweight flexible plastic headwand with washable forehead felt pad, cushioned chin strap and Velcro elastic band closure. Focused light beam indicator is mounted over forehead. Provides alternative pointing method for individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or control when used with positioning. Weight 3.5 ounces. Light beam indicator has on, off switch adaptable to individual needs. Rechargeable power pack.

Light Locator Switch (Model 7770)

The Light Locator Switch (LLS), model 7770, is a buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities and low vision. This switch provides both a visual and a tactile cue. The red locator light guides the user to the switch. When the switch is pressed, the user feels vibrotactile stimulation and sees multi-colored blinking lights, all while activating any toy or device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 2 inches.

Light Pointer

The Light Pointer is an optical pointer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This device projects a spot of light and is designed to be mounted on the user's head and pointed toward objects. The Light Pointer can also be used to activate the Light Activated Switch (see separate entry from this manufacturer).

Light Pointer With Headstick (Model Ii)

Model II Light Pointer with Headstick is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and a light beam. An adjustable padded nylon headset holds the mountings for both the rod and the light pointer. The rod projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. The light beam is visible under normal room lighting. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light-Activated Switch

The Light-Activated Switch is a photoelectric switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by directing a light pointer at a light-sensitive panel. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 2 inches.

Lighted Musical Box Plate Switch & Musical Box Plate Switch (Models 740, 740-8, 770, 770-8)

The Lighted Musical Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to teach cause and effect relationships for individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The switch is a bright yellow plate , that when pressed causes tiny lights to flash in sync with sounds from a built in music box. It can be used alone or as an external switch when connected to a toy. The Music Box Plate Switch is similar but without the lights.

Lighted Plate Switch (Model 750, 750-8)

The Lighted Plate Switch, model 750 and 750-8, is a touch switch designed for persons with hearing and mild visual disabilities. Activation of the switch is achieved by applying light pressure on the plate. Activation is indicated when the face of the plate glows with a bright white light.

Lighted Signal Switch (Model 956)

The Lighted Signal Switch, model 956, is a button switch and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. When this textured signal switch is activated, a bright light shines to encourage visual attention. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 4 x 6.5 inches.

Lighted Vibrating Cone (Model 6100)

The Lighted Vibrating Cone, model 6100, is a sensory integration activity and buttonswitch designed for use with children with upper extremity disabilities, cognitive, sensory, or neurological disabilities. Mounted on a conical base, touching the center of the button causes the unit to light and vibrate, providing multisensory stimulation. The unit can also activate any attached, switch-activated toy or appliance.

Little Step-By-Step Communicator (Formerly Step-By-Step)

The LITTLE Step-by-Step communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity disabilities and communication disabilities. This communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time and is designed to record a series of sequential messages. The initial activation of the communicator plays the first message, the second activation plays the second message, etc. The device has a "repeat" feature which locks in a message until it i

Littlemack Communicator (Formerly One-Step)

The LITTLEmack communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. This device has an angled surface and a detachable base with a "snap track" extension that allow

Low Pressure Sip N' Puff Switch

The Low Pressure Sip N’ Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system allows the user to switch devices, including auxillary communication devices, on and off with a sip or puff. The switch comes with mounting hardware.

Low Profile Switch (Model 3Tslp)

The Low Profile Switch model 3TSLP, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large surface switch has a low profile for easier use by individuals with limited range of motion and is operated by pressing on the surface. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 3 inches.

Magic Lighted Ball Switch (Model 895)

The Magic Lighted Ball Switch, model 895, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch has a ribbed texture which invites the user to touch it. It also provides a multi-colored light show with nine different patterns and plays soft mechanical music while providing gentle vibration while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A and 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 8.5 x 4.5 inches.

Magical Mystery Switch (Model 1679)

The Magical Mystery Switch, model 1679, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch operates in two different ways: Multicolored LED lights can be turned on to attract the user's attention and encourage him/her to touch the cloth ball in the center to activate the switch or, to encourage the user to explore independently, the lights can be left off. Once the ball is touched, the lights, vibration, a gentle breeze, and a conn

Magictrol (Model Mtg311A)

Switch has 3 microswitches which may be sequenced through 4 positions. Switch can be activated from up to 30 feet when connected with 1/8 I.D. tubing to pneumatic push button 6431 (see separate entry). Requires impulse pressure of 1 psig to switch from one position to another. Each microswitch is rated at 15 amps, 250 vac, 1/2 hp.

Magnetic Finger Switch

Magnetic Finger Switch consists of a finger sleeve containing a magnet, plus a small external switch unit. A small movement of the finger toward the switch unit activates the switch. The switch has a 3.5 millimeter plug. DIMENSIONS: Switch is 0.25 x 1.5 inches.

Male 1/8 To Female 1/4 Adapter & Male 1/4 To Female 1/8 Adapter

The Male 1/8 to Female 1/4 adapter and the Male 1/4 to Female 1/8 Adapter are switch adapters designed to ensure compatibility between switches and switch-adapted toys and appliance. One end features a plug and the other end is equipped with a jack.

Medical Explosion Proof Foot Switches

Footswitch. Cast aluminum housing. Foot operated momentary switch. One or two pedal models. POWER: 5 amps, 125-250 volt AC or 3 amps 28 volt DC. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 9.75 x 4 3/8 inches. WEIGHT: 6.5 pounds.

Mercury Switch (Model 3Tsmv)

The Mercury Switch, model 3TSMV, is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Mounted on a band, this switch can be worn on the hand, wrist, arm, leg, or head, and the switch is activated by slight body movements.

Mercury Tilt Switch

Mercury Tilt switch is activated by a change in position. This switch comes with a Velcro band for attaching to the wrist, arm, leg, etc. The switch has a 3.5 millimeter plug. DIMENSIONS: 0.38 x 1.25 inches.

Micro-Switch

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with severe physical disabilities to operate switch-connected devices. To make this switch, use diagonal wire cutters cut the prongs and some of the rim from the lid of the Bubble Tape gum box to prevent it from closing completely. With a soldering iron burn a small hole in the rear side of the container. Run the stripped ends of the phono plug wire through the hole into the gum box. Hot glue the Styrofoam to the inside center of the bot

Microlight Switch

The MicroLight Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by a feather light touch for individuals who have upper extremity motor disabilities. This switch requires 0.4 ounces of pressure and 0.25 inch of travel for activation and provides tactile and auditory feedback. The switch features a threaded screw insert for mounting (screw must be purchased separately) or it may be mounted with double-sided tape or Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 1.75 x 0.5 x 0.75 inches.

Microswitches.

Miniature push button snap action low force switches with activation pressure from .03 to 4.3 ounces. Switches have built in hysteresis and high reliability. Momentary or on/off.

Midline Control Bracket

Swingaway mounting bracket for power wheelchair control box. Uses existing control box clamp for mounting to armrest. Aluminum. Round or flat bar stock.

Mini Cup Switch

The Mini Cup Switch is a buttonswitch designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have a good ability to target smaller surfaces. It is a smaller version of the Cup switch (see separate entry) which is similar to the Cap Switch (see separate entry), but more durable since it is encased in a plastic cup. It comes with colored stickers for individuals with low vision. The base provides a surface for easy mounting on table, pillow or wheelchair bracket. The switch is operated by

Mini Joystick With Pad Switch (Model 50120)

The Mini Joystick with Pad Switch, model 50120, is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch is a four-position gated joystick designed for individuals who can maneuver a joystick, but need a larger switch. The multiple switch is five switches in one; the joystick has four positions, and the fifth switch is activated by pressing the raised pad beside it. This switch can be used to control any device that requires five single switches, or it can be adapted to

Mini Joystick With Push Switch (Model 50200)

The Mini Joystick with Push Switch, model 5020, is a multiple switch designed to control any device that requires five single switches for operation by individuals who have severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It can also be adapted to form five single or mono switch plugs for controlling any five devices operated by single switches (additional hardware needed). Four switches are activated by moving the hoystick in four directions; the fifth is activated by pres

Mini Plate Switch With Music & Lights (Model 1415)

The Mini Plate Switch with Music & Lights, model 1415, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch activates a connected toy or device while activating lights and music. A one-eighth to one-eighth inch cord is included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6 x 5 x 2 inches.

Mini-Dome Switch With Lights, Music & Vibration (Model 72-S)

The Mini-Dome Switch with Lights, Music & vibration, model 72-S, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. A light touch along the rim activates music, lights, and vibration. Particles in the dome spin. A connected toy or device is also activated. The unit can be used on a table or mounted on the wall or door with the optional hanger. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). OPTIONS: Wall hanger for wall mounting. DIME

Mini-Gumball Switch

The Mini-Gumball Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, this switch has a detachable mounting base with three holes and provides audible and tactile feedback. DIMENSIONS: The activation surface is 1.25 inches, the base is 2 inches, and the switch is 0.5-inch high. COLOR: Available in blue, red, green, yellow, or purple.

Mini-Saucer Switch (Model 718-S)

The Mini-Saucer Switch, model 718-S, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Designed in a compact size for portability, this switch is useful for individuals without the hand or wrist motion necessary to operate traditional plate switches. Actuated by a light touch, this switch is equipped with a 1/8-inch plug. POWER: Uses batteries.

Minimal Motion Splint Switch Kit

The Minimal Motion Splint Switch Kit is a touch switch kit designed for use by individuals with upper extremit disabilities. This kit includes small dome-shaped touch-sensitive switch pads which can be mounted in thermoplastic hand splints or other orthotics or other devices. Equipped with a standard 1/8-inch plug, the switch can be used to activate any switch-adapted device for people with controlled finger motion who lack the range of motion or ability to operate standard touch switches. OPTIO

Modified Foot Pedal.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification reduces the amount of travel needed to activate a foot pedal. A microswitch activated electric solenoid is attached to the chair operated by foot pedal, so it pulls on the chair in the same way as the pedal. Used to control the foot pedals on several machines in a garment manufacturing factory. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electrical. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Em

Modified Pancake Switch (Model 769)

The Modified Pancake Switch, model 769, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large switch has a low rim to make it easier to activate. Touching the sensitive outside rim or anywhere on the top surface activates any connected toy or device. The switch comes with a clear cover for photographs or icons (not included). OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS: The switch is 5 3/8 inches in diameter and the rim is 3/8 inch high. C

Molded Plug Cordsets.

Variety of stock and custom molded plug cordsets for use with a number of electrical products. For use with adapting control switches.

Mounting Switch

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.

Mouser 3 Switch Box

The Mouser 3 Switch Box is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. It allows unwanted mouse buttons to be turned off and operated instead from a switch. With this product, mouse-click software can be accessed with a switch. This product has two PS2 mouse sockets allowing the mouse and another device such as a joystick to be used together, with automatic switching between the mouse sockets.

Movement Sensor Switch (Model 655)

The Movement Sensor Switch, model 655, is a motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. This switch operates in momentary, latched, or timer mode and activates the attached toy or appliance with the slightest movement in front of the sensor.

Multi-Sensory Centers (Models 725 & 726)

The Multi-Sensory Center are touch switches and sensory integration activities designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, sensory, and neurological disabilities. Designed to provide auditory, tactile, and visual stimulation, each center is equipped with ultra-bright lights, vibration, and music. Internal switches allow each type of stimulation to be used individually or they can be used in a variety of combinations. Additional tactile stimulastion is provided by the textur

Multiswitch Module (Model 575, 575-8)

The Multiswitch Module is a switch adapter which allows several switches to be connected to the same switch-operated device (such as a toy) designed to encourage group participation for individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. Which of the switches controls the toy is determined by the setting of toggle switches on top of the module. The module has four jacks for plugging in switches and one output plug for connecting to the toy. The plug can also be connected to a computer

Music Button (Model 1110)

The Music Button, model 1110, is a button switch and adapted music box designed to encourage fine motor coordination for individuals who have physical, sensory, or neurological disabilities. The device consists of a base with a large round button in the middle. When the button is pressed, the user is treated to 30 seconds of music rewarding clients when therapeutic goals are achieved.

Musical Bright Plate Switch

The Musical Bright Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to activate toys and appliances for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a bright plate on a dark base to assist users with visual disabilities. The switch activates with slight pressure on the plate and a melody plays at moderate volume on activation. The switch can be used alone for cause-and-effect training or it can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: 5 x

Musical Posture Trainer (Model 1120)

The Musical Posture Trainer, model 1120, is a posture switch designed to provide feedback with soft music for indivudals with little or no muscle control. It attaches to any part of the body with a velcro strap. This positive feedback device plays soft music when the desired position is achieved.

Nautilus Footswitch (Models Wp541S & Wp541D)

Foot operated momentary or latching switch. Aluminum casting piston type actuator. Can operate underwater. Waterproof. POWER: 20 amps 125 to 250 volt AC, 12 amps, 125 volt AC, or 6 amps, 250 volt AC. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 4 x 2.25 inches. WEIGHT 2 pounds, 8.5 ounces.

Nexgen Encased Linear Switch

The nexGen Encased Linear Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This momentary-contact, press-at-any-point linear switch is encased in a rugged Lexan housing to withstand being kicked, hit, or kneed to operate. DIMENSIONS: Available in standard lengths up to 72 inches. OPTIONS: Custom color, graphics, and labels. COLOR: The housing is clear.

Nickle/mercury Head Control Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Mercury switch activates device when it is held upright and turns it off when tilted sideways or down. Can be used to encourage a child to hold head up in order to activate a tape recorder, toy, or light. Switch is contructed of glass mercury switch, small plastic pill bottle with snap lid, earphone with subminiature size plug, 2 small pieces of cardboard, tape, glue, and rosin core solder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Homem

Nine Volt Battery Adaptor Module (Model 630, 630-8)

Nine Volt Battery Adaptor Module, model 630 and 630-8, is a device that allows a single switch to be used to control any device powered by a nine-volt transistor battery for individuals with a physical disability. The switch is plugged into a jack on the Adaptor Module. A special plug wired to the Adaptor Module connects between the battery contacts in the device and the battery itself. When the switch is activated the battery connection is completed and the device is turned on. When the switch

Nintendo Joystick Module & Super Nintendo Joystick Module (Model 612, 612-8, 613, 613-8)

The Nintendo and Super Nintendo Joystick Module, models 612, 612-8, 613, 613-8, are modules with a built-in joystick that interfaces with the Nintendo and Super Nintendo Entertainment System for indivudals with physical disabilities. The modules feature top mounted push buttons for override of external capability switches actions (by teacher or therapist, for example). The module's large platform has 4 rubber suction cups to secure it to a table or counter.

Non-Adjustable Proximity Sensor

Non-Adjustable Proximity Sensor is designed for use by individuals with limited physical mobility and control.  It can be used as a general-purpose switch; however this proximity sensor is small enough to use as a head-switch and sensitive enough to function through padded headrests and plastic trays. A red light indicates activity. The flat rectangular package has mounting holes for easy installation. 

Normally Open Sensing Cells (Model No-1)

The Normally Open Sensing Cells, models NO-1 is a low-profile, sealed sensing switches in wafer form. It feature 2.5 pounds nominal sensitivity with positive bottoming to withstand continuous body weight, and a water resistant sealed casing. This switch can be mounted using Mastic cement, epoxy, DA-12 tape, or the optional metal holder. OPTIONS: Metal holder. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 inch in diameter. COLOR: Black.

Objects In Container Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch which will turn on a tape player, battery toy or light when the child drops something into a container. Switch made from a metal cookie or candy tin a 3/4 inch copper U-bracket, 4 3/8 inch, 6-32 bolts with nuts, corregated cardboard and foam rubber. Provides instructions, diagrams and photograph. Suggests uses. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severely Handicapped C

Omnitilt Seat Motor Controller

The Omnitilt Seat Motor Controller is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and are at risk of pressure sores. This device automatically changes seat positions every set interval to relieve pressure. It automatically levels the chair seat by changes in terrain, and can also be set to manual mode so the user can set permanent seat positions.

On / Off Switch (Model 3Tonf)

The On/Off Switch model 3TONF, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large surface switch consists of two plates; tapping the left one turns the connected toy or appliance on and tapping the right one turns the item off. COLOR: The "on" side of the switch is green and the "off" side is red.

On/off Module (Model 581)

The On/Off Module, module 581, is a switch adapter designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. When this module is connected between a switch-adapted device and two switches (not included), the module enables one switch to turn the device on and the second to turn the device off. The module is equipped with a combination 0.25-inch and 1/8-inch plug.

One Recorder With Dividers (Model 1444)

The One Message Recorder with Dividers, model 1444, is a voice output rocker switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or communication disabilities. This two-part switch enables messages to be recorded by pressing one side of the switch and played by pressing the other side. Interchangeable center dividers allow a therapist to choose a suitable barrier to physically separate message and record plate. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.5 x

Oval Texture Switch (Models 711-S, 711-M, & 711-X)

The Oval Texture Switch, models 711-S, 711-M, and 711-X, are touch switches designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Available in two sizes, the switch's bumpy surface invites touch and switch activation. Model 711-X comes with a connector box that allows the switch to operate in momentary, timed, or latch modes. In momentary mode, the toy or device stays on as long as the user maintains pressure on the switch. In latch mode, the toy or device turns on when the sw

Oval Texture Switch With Battery Interrupter (Model 711-I)

The Oval Texture Switch with Battery Interrupter, model 711-I, is a switch adapter and touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Two battery interrupters (C, D and double-A) are permanently attached to a medium size Oval Texture Switch (see separate entry). The oval-shaped switch is brightly colored and textured. Slip the thin disk into a battery-operated toy or device and it becomes switch adapted. DIMENSIONS: 9 inch diameter.

Pagebot For Kindle 2

The PageBot for Kindle 2 is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle 2 electronic book reader designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon's 2nd Generation Kindle, including both the domestic (U.S.) wireless and international wireless models

Pagebot For Kindle Dx

The PageBot for Kindle DX is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle eBook reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s Kindle DX, including both of the original white models. It enable individuals who cannot hold the Kindle or pr

Pagebot For Kindle Keyboard

The PageBot for Kindle Keyboard is a control switch interface for the Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s 3rd Generation Kindle, including the international wireless, WiFi, and Special Offer m

Pal Pad

The Pal Pad is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This pressure-activated membrane switch can be activated with only 1.2 ounces of force, and the activating touch can be applied from directly above or at a shallow angle. The Pal Pad can be plugged into any communication aid or battery operated assistive device that has a standard 1/8-inch jack. The flat membrane switch is very rigid and durable, and it is tolerant of rough usage. It c

Palm Joystick Switch (Models 5153 & 5154)

The Palm Joystick Switch is a joystick designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities.This switch consists of a palm rest base with a large textured switch. Four connected devices are controlled by slight movement forward, backward, right, or left. POWER: Uses double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 4 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Model 5153 has a black base with a silver switch and model 5154 has a blue base with a yellow switch.

Palmar T Bar Splint

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Customized T Bar for joystick control. A standard T bar joystick control is difficult for some people to use because their hand keeps slipping off the bar. Thermoplastic splinting materials can be used to mold a support which is attached to the top of the commercially purchased T bar. A palmar arch can be molded in and an ulnar piece for lateral support. It can be attached at an angle if required for better control. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: T

Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch (Model 7023)

The Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch is a touch switch designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Intended to encourage children to increase pincher grasp use, this switch activates a connected toy when the user flips open the panda's paws. This switch has suction cups for attaching to any smooth surface. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 3 x 7 x 5 inches.

Panda Switch (Model 9032)

The Panda Switch, model 9032, is a touch switch designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch is designed to fit a child’s hand and pessing on either of the panda’s ears will activate a connected device. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 3.5 x 2 inches.

Papooswitch

The PapooSwitch is a touch switch and buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch connects to a computer or other switch-adapted devices using a 3.5 millimeter (mm) jack (PapooSwitch A) or a USB connection (PapooSwitch B). It has a triangular base with a round button in the center. The PapooSwitch offers four features that can be turned on or off as needed: left or right click; back lighting of the round button; a beep that sounds w

Paw Switch (Model 5586)

The Paw Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed to encourage bilateral hand usage, this switch offers three-way output. Activating the right or left paw-shaped switch operates one or two connected toys. To operate the third device, both switches must be activated simultaneously. DIMENSIONS(WxD): 11.5 x 5 inches. The paw-shaped plates are 3 inches.

Pc Switch Interface

The PC Switch Interface is a control switch interface unit designed to support multiple switches and switch-ready computer programs. The unit allows the user to connect up to five switches and is designed to plug into the computer serial port. Four different configurations are offered; to switch between setups, the user presses a function key. COMPATIBILTY: For use on IBM and compatible computers.

Penny Pincher Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Penny pincher touch switch enables a child to activate a toy or light by pinching two pennies between thumb and forefinger, and is useful in developing pincher grasp and pointing skills. Child activates battery operated toy or other device by pinching two copper pennies; when pressure is released, the switch turns off. The switch is made by soldering a subminiature plug to two strips of 5 inch conductor wire, and soldering a copper penny to the other e

Penta Switch (Model 50240)

The Penta Switch is a multiple buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Intended to control any device that requires five single switches for operation, the switch unit is basically a flattened joystick. The five switches are small button switches fitted in a disk-shaped housing; consequently, a small range of motion, a light touch, and good targeting ability are required for operation. The switches require 4.5 ounces of force and 0.03 inches of travel for

Petite Pillow Switch (Model 831)

The Petite Pillow Switch, model 831, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is encased in foam and covered with a soft bag which can be removed and washed. Hook and loop tape can be sewn to the cover for special mounting situations. OPTIONS: A set of four covers with one of each color or pattern is available. COLOR: The cover is available in green or in floral, plaid, or safari patterns.

Photocell Switch (Model 790, 790-8)

Photo Cell Switch, model 790 and 790-8, is a photoelectric switch designed to be activated by any body movement for individuals with physical diabilties. The switch is activated by interrupting a light beam and creating a shadow over the electronic photocell.

Pigtail Adapter

The PigTail Adapter is a switch adapter designed to allow connections between incompatible switch and appliance plugs. The adapters available include 1/8 to 1/4 or 3/32 inches; 1/4 inch to 1/8 or 3/32 inches; and 3/32 inches to 1/8 or 1/4 inches.

Pinch Switch (Model 800)

The Pinch Switch is a squeeze switch designed to teach prehension skills for individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is small enough to be held in a child's hand and is activated by the slightest pinching or pressure.

Plastic Notebook Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Very flat switch that can be activated by light pressure on most of its surface. Can be used to activate toy or cassette player. Instructions for building a switch using an inexpensive plastic notebook, 2 large foil cookie sheets, 1 subminiature size plug and 4 feet of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire, plus tapes and soldering. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery

Plate Switch

The Plate Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a thin membrane and is activated with 1.8 ounces of pressure. A colored circle on the surface marks the pressure sensitive area. The surface is sealed to prevent moisture damage. This low-profile switch enables the finger to slide and does not provide tactile or auditory feedback on activation. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 3.5 x 0.2 inches. WEIGHT: 3 ounces. COLOR: Black case with a ch

Plate Switch

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

Plate Switch (Model 702A)

The Plate Switch, model 702A, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Activated by three ounces of pressure, the switch clicks on activation for audible feedback. 

Plate Switch (Model Cm-10)

The Plate Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This single switch is activated by pressing on the plate on top. An audible click accompanies activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Plate Switch (Models 810, 820, 830, 821, 822, 823)

Plate Switch, models 810, 820, 830, 821, 822, and 823, is a touch switch designed to respond to the slightest pressure from any part of the body for individuals with physical disabilities. These switches are ergonomically designed so that the client's hand need only make the slightest movement to contact the sloping plate. Suction cups are provieded for ease of attachment to most surfaces. The 5 x 8 inch model is available with a built in latch or timer which allows the user to operate the switc

Plate Switch On Stand (Model 840)

Plate Switch on a Stand, model 840, is a touch switch designed to respond to slight movements from any body part for individuals with physical disabilities. This switch is mounted on a gooseneck with a heavy cast iron base. This switch can be positioned for use by various body parts, such as chin, nose, etc. DIMENSIONS: The switch surface measures 3 x 5 inches and the gooseneck is 19 inches long.

Platform Switch

The Platform Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This single switch consists of a square platform with a circular raised pad in the center. Activation requires 3.5 ounces of pressure and 0.1 inch of travel. Tactile and auditory feedback are provided. The rubber base prevents slippage. DIMENSIONS: 4.25 x 4.25 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces. COLOR: Beige base with a brown center pad.

Plug Adapters (Models 1160, 1170, & 1190)

Plug Adapters are switch adapters that allow different sized plugs and jacks to be compatible. There are three different adapters available: model 1160 converts 1/8-inch female to 1/4-inch male; model 1170 converts 1/4-inch female to 1/8-inch male; and model 1190 converts 3/32-inch female to 1/8- inch male.

Plump N' Puff Switch (Model 665)

The Plump N' Puff Switch, model 665, is a pneumatic touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities.This large, dome-shaped switch has a soft, puffy feel and can be placed on a table or mounted on the Magic Arm System (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: The hemisphere of the switch is 6 inches in diameter,

Pneumatic Switch

Single switch activated by sipping or puffing into a tube. Tube is attaches to housing where actual switch is located. Gooseneck length 13 inches. Plastic housing. Switch dimensions: 4 1/2 by 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches. Used with Hasten system 500-911.

Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-3)

The Pneumatic Switch, model CM-3, designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This single switch is controlled by sipping or puffing. Any small change in air pressure in the tube (caused by pursing the lips, moving the tongue, etc.) causes the switch to be activated. Attaching two switches "piggy back" allows the user to operate two switches with a single mouth tube. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 x 1.5 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 ounces.

Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-3-1)

Pneumatic or sip and puff switch. Ultrasensitive control actuated by slightest mouth air pressure. Tubing connects to high port for puff, and low port for sipping. Allows user dual switch operation with single mouth tube. Four holes to accept mounting screws, adhesive pad for mounting. Operation requires 0.02 psi. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 1.5 x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1/2 ounce.

Pneumatic Switch (Models 51000 & 51010)

The Pneumatic Switch is a dual switch designed to be activated by breathing through a tube for individuals with severe physical disabilities. Sipping on the switch activates one switch; puffing activates the other. This switch has an internal saliva trap which can be easily cleaned and the mouthpiece is a disposable straw. There are two models available: the Pneumatic-short (model 5100); and the Pneumatic-long with an extended tube for swivel clamp mounting (model 5105). DIMENSIONS: The short mo

Pneumatic Switch Kit

The Pneumatic Switch Kit is a pneumatic sip and puff switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch can be activated by squeezing the included squeeze toy or with other squeeze toys, bottles, or balls. The user also can create his or her own object-based switch. The Pneumatic Switch has a 1/8-inch plug and can be used to activate communication devices, mouse interfaces or switch-adapted toys with standard 1/8-inch jac

Pocket Technician (Model 662)

The Pocket Technician, model 662, is a control switch accessory designed to aid in determining the cause of malfunctions in switch-adapted devices. The unit tests batteries, switches, and devices. Placing an N, triple-A, double-A, C, D, or 9-volt battery in the unit will cause the meter to show the battery condition. To test a switch, the switch is plugged into the female jack; when the switch is activated and working, the unit will buzz. To test a device, the device is connected to the unit; if

Point It

Point It is a joystick mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. This USB joystick allows smooth proportional control of all mouse functions, including left click, double click, right click, drag and drop, and latching. The force required to activate the joystick is 9 ounces. The unit also has external switch jacks for users who require a larger target area for the left and right click. The unit comes with TypeMatic, an on screen keyboard progr

Pointing Training Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Board with touch switches which turn on a light, music or toy, used to train a child to point to a picture as a prerequisite to using a language board. Device takes 2 pieces of masonite or hardboard about 18 by 8 by 1/4 inches, 2 sheets of aluminum about 17 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, 4 feet of two conductor, 22 gauge, stranded wire, 1 subminiature size plug, double sided carpet tape, masking tape and foam mounting tape or strips of foam insulation. Provides

Posture Buzzer (Model 1140)

The Posture Buzzer, model 1140, is a posture switch designed to provide posture training for individuals with physical disabilities. This miniature mercury switch sounds when a body part is tilted beyond pre-set angle. It is the size of quarter and may be worn anywhere on body.

Posture Monitor

The Posture Monitor is a biofeedback device designed to support individuals who have a limited physical control and difficulty maintaining appropriate posture due to neurological deficits. Its purpose is to promote attention given to maintaining proper trunk alignment by individuals seated in wheelchairs, thus encouraging a seated position that offers greater functionality; enhances learning, self esteem, and mobility; and improves physiological factors such as respiration, circulation and diges

Prc Dual Rocking Lever Switch (Model Rl-2M)

The PRC Dual Rocking Lever Switch is a dual rocker switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is operated by pressing on either end of a plate located on top of the unit, with medium force. One end of the plate activates one switch, the opposite end activates another. The housing is made of plastic and is equipped with rubber feet and a threaded hole for mounting. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH) 3.875 x 2 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT

Prc Pneumatic Switch (Model Ps-3)

The PRC Pneumatic Switch, model PS-3, is a dual pneumatic (sip/puff) switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Sipping on the mouthpiece attached to a tube activates one switch; puffing on the tube activates another. The change in the air pressure in the unit is transferred down the tube to a switching unit, thereby activating the switch. OPTIONS: Set of 10 extra puff tubes. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.

Prc Single Rocking Lever Switch (Model Rl-1M)

The PRC Single Rocking Lever Switch is a rocker switch activated by depressing the plate on top of the device. The switch housing is made of plastic, has rubber feet on the bottom, and a threaded hole for mounting. WEIGHT: 3.9 ounces.

Prc Wobble Switch (Model Ws-1)

The PRC Wobble Switch, model WS-1, is a pressure-sensitive joystick single switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch is activated by pushing against a lever. The lever has a built-in spring and can be pushed in any direction for activation by gross movements. The switch is equipped with a threaded hole for mounting. WEIGHT: 1.8 ounces.

Pre-Writing Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A child using a metal bolt as a writing implement can activate a tape player or other device by tracing the appropriate path on a metal cookie sheet. This activity strengthens fine motor and grasping skills. Describes a motion detection switch, constructed by soldering a subminiature plug to one end of a 4 inch conductor wire and wrapping the other end tightly around a 4 inch long metal bolt. Simple paths or letters are cut from paper or cardboard and

Pressure Switch

The Pressure Switch is a single touch switch designed for use by children with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by lightly pressing on a large plastic plate attached to a wooden base. The switch is available with a choice of a mini plug or a sub miniplug. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 10 inches.

Pressure Switch

Pressure Switch is designed to be worn on the upper arm, lower arm, knee, etc. Pressure against the switch activates it. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 x 0.5 inches.

Pressure Switch

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To manufacture a simple, sturdy, dependable pressure switch in the home workshop with total cost of materials less than three dollars. The switch can be 2 to 8 inches in diameter. Lead wires are soldered to tack heads, a clear silicone is used to laminate all parts, and the switch is connected to a 1/8- or 1/4-inch jack from Radio Shack. TITLE: The Pressure Switch. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com. REF: The originator, Tom Jeary,

Pressure Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch activated by light pressure on the top surface, sturdy enough to be sat or stood on, with a wide variety of uses, including weight bearing and cause and effect training. Switch, about 7 by 10 by 2 inches, made of masonite or hardboard, two conductor 22 gauge stranded wire, a subminiature plug, a subminiroller lever switch and foam rubber. Includes photograph, instructions and diagrams. Describes a variation (lack of pressure turns on the switch)

Pressure, Vacuum, Differential Switch (Model D1000A)

Pneumatic switch. Momentary on. Activated by low pressure air pulse. Electrical rating of air pulse switch depends on type of air pulse. Fast and large pulse causes contacts to close rapidly and allows larger electrical rating. Molded polypropylene with silicone rubber diaphragm. Gold flashed solid silver contacts. 1.65 inches high by 1.57 inches wide by 1.69 inches deep. Weight 0.9 ounces. Electrical rating: 0.5 amps, 250 volts.

Programmable Foot Switch

The Programmable Foot Switch is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This programmable switch enables mouse or keyboard functions to be performed with a foot. Keyboard functions such as shift, enter or space can be remapped to and entered by one of the three foot pedals. Each pedal can also be programmed to perform macros or key sequences up to 13 characters in length. Included with the switch is Windows software which enables the unit to perform left, right, or cen

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-101)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-101, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. When used with a sensor output and a power supply, this sensor gives the user switch access to a number of components using a 1/8 mono jack. POW

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-102)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-102, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. When used with a sensor output and a power supply, this sensor gives the user switch access to a number of components using a 1/8 mono jack. POW

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-103)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-103, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This non-adjustable single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. This sensor ignores non-capacitive materials and is mountable on a headrest or tray. When used with a sensor output and a power s

Proximity Sensor (Prx-104)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-104, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This adjustable single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. This sensor ignores non-capacitive materials and is mountable on a headrest or tray. When used with a sensor output and a power suppl

Pull And Play Switch (Model 8042)

The Pull and Play Switch, model 8042, is a pull switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch mounts to a tabletop, wheelchair tray or bedrail for easy access. It comes with two interchangeable grips: a ball with holes and a T grip. A C-Clamp is included. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 21 x 7 inches.

Pull Switch

The Pull Switch is a single switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by pulling on a ring attached to a cord. The switch is designed to be suspended above the user with the ring hanging down. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter.

Pull Switch & Overhead Pull Switch (Model 850, 850-8, 780, 780-8)

Pull Switch and Overhead Pull Switch, models 850, 850-8, 780, and 780-8 are pull switches designed to enhance grasping skills for individuals who are physically disabled. They are activated by a gentle tug on a ring or ball. The Pull Switch, model 850 and 850-8 ($25), comes with suction cups for mounting and a ball. The Overhead Pull Switch, models 780 and 780-8 ($36), is mounted on a flexible gooseneck which can be attached to most surfaces via a 3-way clamp. It comes with an interchangeable ba

Pull Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch can be operated by a gentle pull but is also sturdy enough for a child who pulls hard. Can be suspended over a child lying on back or semi-reclined to encourage reach and grasp. Switch will activate a battery toy, light or tape recorder. Device is constructed of potato chip can with metal bottom or tennis ball can, jump rope with handle, tennis ball, metal jar lid smaller than diameter of can, rubber band, popsickle stick, 2 pieces of plastic co

Push Button (Model B225)

Button switch. Shock proof push button air actuator for use with momentary, on off and sequencing air switches. Push button is backed with a small, flexible bellow contained in a plastic cylinder and connected by means of a flexible tube to the pressure switch. Pressing the push button sends a low pressure air pulse through the tubing, activating the pressure switch. Push button contains no electrical components. Available in white, chrome, or gold finish.

Push On/push Off Module (Model 580, 580-8)

The Push On/Push Off Module is a switch adapter designed to take momentary input from a single switch and converts it to latched on/off output for a switch operated device. Activating the switch once will turn the toy or device on. It remains on until the switch is activated again. POWER: Two "D" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 6.3 x 3.8 x 2.2 inches. WEIGHT: 14 ounces.

Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-11)

The Pushbutton Switch, model CM-11, is touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is a single snap-action switch activated by pressing a round button located in a recess. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches with a 1.25-inch diameter recess. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Puzzle Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: When puzzle piece is placed in corresponding hole the switch is turned on. Switch operates with magnet and glass reed switch so there are no wires to get tangled or pulled loose. Switch may be used with tape recorder, battery toy, or light. Switch is made of 6 sheets of corrugated cardboard, wood glue, some type of wooden knob or spool, 2 rectangular magnets, 2 medium size glass reed switches, earphone with subminiature size plug, rosin core solder and

Quad Puff System (Model 988) & Quad Sip System (Model 988-S)

The Quad Puff System, model 988, and the Quad Sip System, model 988-S, are pneumatic switches designed for use by individual with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. These units have four in-line tubes, each of which can activate a separate connected device, including wheelchair controls. Model 988 activates connected devices when the user puffs (breathes out) into the corresponding tube. Model 988-S activates connected devices when the user sips (breathes in) on the correspondin

Quad-Link Retractable Mount.

The Tarsys Quad-Link Retractable Mount is a joystick holder designed to provide wheelchair users with broader access to tables and desks. This link system allows the user to independently retract and move the joystick nine inches back from its normal driving system. It is also designed to maintain correct joystick orientation to allow the user to maneuver the wheelchair with the joystick in a fully retracted position. The link system is adjustable in order to accomodate the strength and ability

Quadjoy

Quadjoy is a mouthstick input interface designed for use by individuals with quadriplegia and other upper extremity disabilities. This four-button mouse replacement is controlled with the mouth or chin. The mouse pointer moves in the direction corresponding to the mouthstick movement, and the speed of the pointer can be adjusted by the user. Button activation can be activated with the built-in sip-and-puff switch, a connected external switch (not included), or manually with the actual joystick b

Quadmouse Mouth, Chin Or Tongue Mouse Controller

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

Quick Connector "and Module" (Model 610)

The Quick Connector "And Module", model 610, is a control switch interface unit designed to connect two switches with a toy or device for individuals with physical disabilities. Both switches must be activated simultaneously for the device to operate. One user may activate both switches, or two users may activate the switches cooperatively. The unit is equipped with a combination 0.25-inch and 1/8-inch plug.

R/c Joystick Extension

The R/C Joystick Extension is a handle extension for joystick designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to operate any device with a joystick controller. This device consists of a metallic tube that fits over a joystick and is fastened in place using a set screw that is secured using a .0625 inch Allen wrench. SIZES: Available in lengths of 3 and 4 inches. OPTION: The .0625 inch Allen wrench necessary for installation is available with the R/C Joystick Extension for an a

Redlite

Optical pointer produces a focused red target pattern on a wall or any object within three feet of the user. Consists of pointer assembly 3 1/ 2 inches long and 5/8 inch in diameter, elastic handband for mounting the light, and battery pack and cable. Weighs less than a single AA battery. Operates for over 200 hours on two C alkaline cells. Mounts on a cap or on a pair of glasses. PVC construction with solid state optical element.

Rejoy

The ReJoy is a powered wheelchair controller designed to enable powered wheelchairs to be controlled with a joystick positioned in the front of the seat at the midline rather than on the right or left armrest. The ReJoy utilizes a Center Drive System that consists of mounting hardware and a socket that can be mounted in three positions: in front of the seat on the center line; on the side beneath either armrest; or in the back of the wheelchair. When mounted on the side, the mast with the contro

Replacement Air Control Valve

Air control valve 2, 3 or 4 way. Has two 1/8 - 27 N.P.T. input port holes and one output hole.

Rhythm Generator (Model 590, 590-8)

Rhythm Generator, model 590 and 590-8, is a switch adapter designed to control the rate of the rhythm of switches for individuals with physical disabilities. The Rhythm Generator is connected between the switch and the toy. When the switch is activated, the musical toy turns on and off in a regular rhythm. When the switch is released the toy stays off. The speed of the rhythm is adjustable by simply turning a knob.

Ribbon Switch (Model 1475)

Single switch actuator. Flat, flexible strip switch available in six or twelve inch lengths. Operated by applying pressure at any point along its length. Six foot cable with miniature plug. Attaches to any upholstered surface with plastic adhesive.

Right Hand Crossover Signal Controls

The Right Hand Crossover Signal Control is designed for drivers who have lost either their arm, or the use of it. The signal control allows a person to use a single knob to move the steering wheel and access both control signals on one side of their car. The design is unique compared to traditional crossover, in that the clamping design will not come loose on tapered shaft signal arms, will not cause damage to the arm, and can be moved efficiently from one vehicle to another. Additionally, the c

Righting Device For Juvenile.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to provide feedback for person having difficulty keeping head upright. A mercury switch is attached to the user's head in the desired "on" position. The switch is attached to a control box. Any 110 volt appliance such as a radio is plugged into the control box and the device turns off when the head moves from the desired position and the switch is no longer in the on position. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. AUTHOR: TITLE: Cerebral Palsy Research

Righting Device For Juvenile.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device encourages a child with cerebral palsy to hold head upright by turning on a television set or radio when the head is in the desired position, and turning it off when the head tilts forward. Control box with an electrical outlet switchable by a mercury contact switch is attached to a child's head so that holding the head upright or tilting it forward turns a radio or television on or off. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For further information con

Rocker Switch (Model 51050)

The Rocker Switch, model 51050, is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch is designed to operate devices requiring two switch closures for operation. Activation is accomplished by pressing on any part of the surface on each side; center targeting is not required. Activation requires 4.5 ouncs of pressure and 0.1 inch travel. Tactile and auditory feedback is provided and the rubber base prevents slipping. OPTIONS: Adapters are available separately to enable

Rocket Switch (Model 1676)

The Rocket Switch, model 1676, is a touch or pull switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The user pushes the fingerholds or pulls the bead chains and the soft propeller roars into action while the vibrating rocket lights up and plays music. A connected toy or device is also activated. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6 x 6 x 9.5 inches.

Rocking Plate Switch (Model 860, 860-8, 870, 870-8)

The Rocking Plate Switch, models 860, 860-8, 870, 870-8, rocker switch designed to be a dual switch for individuals who are physically disabled. Two toys or devices can be independently activated with the see-saw action. Pressing one end activates one switch; pressing the other end activates the second. Suction cup feet are provided for stability. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 12 inches or 3 x 6 inches.

Roll And Swipe Switches (Models 3401, 3402, & 3403)

Roll and Swipe Switches (RASS) are touch switches designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. These switches can be activated either by slightly rolling the hand half an inch up the edge of the colorful switch or swiping at the animal in the center. These switches are available with a choice of two bees (sting switch, model 3402), a flying insect (flutter switch, model 3401), or a giraffe (long neck switch, model 3403) in the center

Roller Ii Joystick

The Roller II Joystick is a joystick designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. It has three buttons and three switch ports with matched color coding. It has a USB connector with a PS2 adapter. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible and Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: USB or PS2 port.

Roller Switch Music Box (Model 880)

The Roller Switch Music Box, model 880, is a wooden cylinder switch designed to play music or act as a switch for individuals who are have physcial, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When a toy or appliance is attached, it will turn on when the cylinder is rolled in either direction. The switch will play music when no device is attached. POWER:Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8.75 x 5.25 x 2 inches.

Round Pad Switch (Model 58050)

The Round Pad Switch, model 5805, is a touch switch designed to require a large force to activate for individuals who are not able to control their strength. It can be activated by pressing anywhere on the top surface with any part of the body including head, cheek, finger, hand, or foot. Activation requires 6.5 ounces of pressure and 0.6 inches of travel. DIMENSIONS: 3.25 diameter x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Round Peg Board (Model 852, 852-8)

The Round Peg board, model 852 and 852-8, is a puzzle switch designed enhance visual-motor tasks for individuals who have cognitive, sensory or physical disabilities. The puzzles introduce basic cognitive concepts, improve fine motor skills and develop order and sequencing skills which are important building blocks for logical thinking and organization. The unit consists of a round wooden base with 6 round cutouts, and 6 red, wooden pegs. When all 6 pegs are in place, any device connected to it

Safe-Laser System (Model Sls-100)

The Safe-laser System, model SLS-100, is an optical pointer and keyboard designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, stroke, or spinal cord injury. The system includes the Safe-laser Keyboard, the uPoint safe-laser, a headband for wearing the laser, USB and audio cables, configuration software, and a charger. The specialized keyboard enables a person to access a computer through head movement when the laser is worn on the head. The laser can also allow the

Sam (Switch-Adapted Mouse) Trackball & Sam (Switch-Adapted Mouse) Joystick

SAM Joystick and SAM track ball are designed to provide adapted computer access for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These modified pointing devices are designed for both "Adaptive" and "Non-Adaptive" software applications under Windows. The switch is a substitute for the track ball or joystick and can be operated with various parts of the body , such as hands, feet, knees, elbows, head, etc. These SAM devices serve three purposes: First, they function as switch interfaces for sp

Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, & Latch Timer Saucer Switch (Models 718, 718-A, & 718-X)

The Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, and Latch Timer Saucer Switch, models 718, 718-A, and 718-X, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. The Saucer Switch (model 718) is activated with just a light touch. The Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch (model 718-A) allows the user to adjust the pressure from approximately 0.5 to 32 ounces and has a small LED lamp that glows when the switch is act

Say It Play It (Models 1313, 1399, 1399-8, 3056, & 3056-8)

Say It Play It is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and communication disabilities. Model 1313 is a single plate switch which, when pressed, activates a toy or appliance (not included) connected to it, as well as a 20-second message that can be recorded as often as needed. Models 1399 and 1399-8 are two-plate rocker switches that activate a toy or appliance while playing a five-second message. Models 3056 and 3056-8 are Cheap Talk Four Inline (see also separate

Scanning Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to evaluate a person's optimal ability to operate a scanning device. A simple adapter unit provides access to many commercially available switches. The user can compare the use a wide selection of switches. The device can scan in three modes: step scan, directed scan, or latching scan. Speed can be adjusted. the evaluation device has five display panels to scan through during each evaluation session. Plexiglass cover can be removed to change ite

Sensi-Ball Switch (Models 643 & 643-S)

The Sensi-Ball Switch is a squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical and upper extremity disabilities. The surface of this squeezable ball switch is covered with bumps to create a somatosensory experience and encourage the user to activate the switch. Model 643 is a switch only and activates a connected toy or device when the ball is squeezed. Model 643-S activates music, lights, and vibrations when the ball is squeezed. POWER: Uses six double-A batteries(not included).

Sensor Switch (Model 722)

The Sensor Switch, model 722, is a motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injuries, severe physical disabilities,or upper extremity disabilities. Activated by controlled small muscle movement, the switch consists of a control box with two sensor pads connected to it. The sensors can be placed on the forehead, under fingers, on work surfaces, on a headrest, or wherever the user can best control them. The sensitivity of the switches can be adjusted to increase or

Sensor Switch Kit (Model 1066)

The Sensor Switch Kit, model 1066, is a motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and physical disabilities. This switch can be used to operate one or two devices and allows the sensors to be placed where the user has the most control. The sensitivity of the switch can be adjusted to increase or decrease the amount of movement required for switch activation. A light and audible tone provide feedback when a switch closure is made. This switch operates in momenta

Sensory Plate & Switch (Model 885, 885-8)

The Sensory Plate and Switch, model 885, is a sensory integration activity, touch switch, and adapted music box designed for individuals who require exceptional sensory input. The base has bead chains across an unbreakable plastic mirror which vibrates and plays music when touched. The unit can also be used as an external switch without vibration and music when connected to a toy or device. It comes with the standard 0.25 inch plug an d jack or with 1/8 inch plug and jack. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inch

Series Adapter

The Series Adapter is a double touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch requires simultaneous activation of both switches to operate any battery-powered device or electrical appliance. The adapter may be used to encourage cooperative interaction between two individuals; reinforce the simultaneous use of two different motor movements (e.g. bilateral hand activity); or to provide adult-controlled reinforcement. DIMENSIONS: 8 inches long. WEIGHT: 1

Shape Switch (Models 940 & 950)

The Shape Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, cognitive, fine motor, or neurological disabilities. This switch has an impression in the top to accept a specific shape; when the correct shape is placed in the impression, an attached toy or appliance is activated. The sets include the switch and the corresponding shape(s) with a handle on each shape. Model 940 has two shapes and model 950 has three shapes.

Shape Switch/music Box (Model 900, 910 & 920)

The Shape Switch/Music Box (models 900, 910, and 920) are puzzle switches designed to enhance visual-motor tasks for individuals who have cognitive, sensory or physical disabilities. The puzzles introduce basic cognitive concepts, improve fine motor skills and develop order and sequencing skills which are important building blocks for logical thinking and organization. They also teach individuals to distinguish colors, shapes, and sizes. Each can work as a stand-alone device or as an external sw

Short Leaf Switch (Model Cm-7-1)

The Short Leaf Switch, mode CM-7-1, is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The silent, flexible lever is encased in a soft vinyl sleeve. The switch is normally open and is actuated by deflection of the lever. It remains closed until the deflection force is removed. This switch can be operated by any part of body. Operation requires 4 ounces of force and travel of 3/16 inch. DIMENSIONS: 3.75 x 1.75 x 0.5 inch.

Simple Kitchen Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Touch switch enables child to activate tape player, toy or other device by pushing against or batting at the egg whipper or metal can. A simple kitchen switch is constructed by suspending an egg whipper in the center of a soup or other metal can that has had both ends removed. Thread a 6 inch piece of conductor wire through the handle of the egg whipper and solder in place. Attach a subminiature plug to the other end of the wire. Suspend the egg whippe

Single Sensor Switch

The Single Sensor Switch is an motion activated sensor and eyebrow switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch's sensor is attached to a person's forehead or eyebrow, elsewhere on the head, or to another part of the body. The user activates the switch by moving the part of body to which the sensor is attached, such as raising the eyebrow. The round sensor responds to slight changes in pressure, including twitches and

Sip / Puff Switch

The Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed to enable individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to operate switch-adapted devices with breath control. The switch is equipped with two 1/8-inch mono jacks. OPTIONS: Flexible stand with tubing. DIMENSIONS: The cord on the switch is 48 inches long.

Sip / Puff Switch With Headset

The Head Mounted Sip/Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The Sip/Puff Switch is a head mounted accessory used to actuate a two-position switch by a simple sip or puff. It can be used directly with the HeadMouse Extreme (see entry), connected to the Wireless Switch Transmitter (see entry), or used with any switch-activated device, such as environmental control systems, communic

Sip And Puff Switch (Model 960, 960-8)

The Sip and Puff Switch, model 960, is a pneumatic switch designed to beused by sipping or puffing for individuals with severe physical disabilities. It consists of a white base and two separate tubes. The switch will activate a toy or other device by either sipping or puffing through the appropriate tube.

Sip And Puff Switch - Double Closure (Model 970)

The Sip and Puff Double Closure Switch, model 970, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is used to activate two toys or devices with a single switch. Sipping on the tube activates one device, while puffing on the same tube activates a second. The switch is mounted on a gooseneck with a 3-way mounting clamp. OPTIONS: Set of 6 anti-contamination filters (977); package of 20 straws (960-S). DIMENSIONS: Gooseneck i

Sip And Puff System

The Sip & Puff System is a pneumatic control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities, amputation, cerebral palsy, or quadriplegia. The system has a breath delivery system and a controller. The breath delivery system has a quick disconnect design with a small flexible gooseneck that may be adjusted to any position to be within easy reach of the user's mouth. This system will interface with all wheelchairs and to

Sixpack Switch

The SixPack is a touch switch designed for use by people with fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The SixPack has a grid of 6 built-in pressure switches, each measuring 2 x 1.75 inches, arranged in 2 rows of 3 switches each. Each pressure switch requires 1.25 ounces of force to be activated. The SixPack can function as an adapted mouse through a computer switch interface, or it can act as six compact external switches to activate a communication aid. The Si

Slide Projector Switch.

--- "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

Slide Toy And Plate Switch (Model 1670)

The Slide Toy and Plate Switch, model 1670, is a switch operated toy and touch switch set designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This set includes one of an assortment of slide toys (Penguin Roller Coaster, Jungle Friends, Circus Seals, [see separate entries], or others) adapted for switch use and a Plate Switch. DIMENSIONS: The Plate Switch is 5 x 8 inches.

Small Bright Plate Switch

The Small Bright Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to activate toys and appliances for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a bright plate on a dark base to assist users with visual disabilities. The switch activates with slight pressure on the plate and the sensitivity can be adjusted using the screws on the face plate. The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: 3 x 5 inches. COLOR: Bright yellow plate

Small Talk (Model 4201)

The Small Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by children and adults with communication disabilities. Pushing the round plate activates a pre-recorded. The device offers 20 seconds of recording time and it is also equipped with a switch jack to enable a connected device to be activated with the message. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4 x 5 x 3 inches. The activation area is 2.5 inches. COLOR: Black base with a choice of a red, blue, green, yellow, o

Smart Video Foot Pedal

The Smart Video Foot Pedal is a foot pedal designed for use by individuals with low vision. It enables the user of Beyond Sight's Visionary PC computer-linked desktop CCTV/video magnifiers (see separate entries) to switch between viewing personal computer (PC) output and viewing enlarged text and other magnified images from the CCTV camera.

Snap Switch Caps (Models 1-Sjb And 1-Sbr)

Snap Switch Caps are touch switch accessories designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or communication disabilities. These caps allow communication or labeling symbols to be placed and protected on touch switches. The clear, semi-rigid plastic covers enable unobstructed viewng of labels and symbols. Beacause the labels fit under the snap-on lids, no adhesives are required and labels and symbols may be changed as needed. SIZES: Model 1-SJB is small and designed for use with Jelly Be

Snappy Switch

The Snappy Switch is a squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This switch is a soft foam rubber handle activated by a grasping motion of the hand. An attached elastic loop secures the switch to the hand. The switch requires low activation force and tactile feel.

Sniff Controller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sniff controller for individuals with paralytis and disabilities ranging from quadriplegia to “locked-in-syndrome.” Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down may be able to guide their movements by sniffing into tubes. The nerve regions that receives signals from the roof the mouth/soft palate that control the ability to sniff are often unaffected by paralytic injuries and disorders. The scientists at the Weizmann Institute of S

Soap Dish Switch

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities to operate switch-adapted toys or devices. To make this switch, drill two 3/16-inch diameter holes in the top of the soap dish. Drill matching holes in the Plexiglas or other material to be used for the paddle top of the switch. Drill one 7/16-inch diameter hole in the top of the soap dish for the switch. Drill a quarter-inch diameter hole in the center of one end of the soap dish botto

Soft Switch (Models 58200 & 58210)

The Soft Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This single switch is enclosed in foam and covered with a removable, washable velvet bag to cushion the force of activation and prevent switch damage. Activation requires 28 ounces of force and tactile and auditory feedback is provided on activation. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 inches diameter. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Red (model 58200) or green (model 58210).

Softline Collar & Bridge Kit (Model 32685)

The Softline Collar & Bridge Kit, model 32685, is a control switch accessory for mounting hardware designed to secure and position wheelchair controls for the user. The device includes a breastplate with a bridge assembly, including plastic spacers to help position the control unit at the proper distance from the breastplate. The kit is designed to be configured and attached in any way that best suits the user with any or all of the following included pieces: 2 trimable hook-n-loop straps, 4

Somatosensory Musical Bead Chain/switch (Model 357)

The Somatosensory Musical Bead Chain/Switch, model 357, is a cause and effect training activity, auditory stimulation activity, and contact switch designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities. This unit works as a switch or as an independent toy. Bead chains hang in front of a metal bar. Moving the beads to make contact with the bar turns on a built-in music box. The music stays on as long as the beads are making contact with the metal bar. Playing with this bead chain switch p

Space-A-Tron (Model 1677)

Space-A-Tron, model 1677, is a battery operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities. The slightest touch on the clear dome sets lights spinning through space while music plays. The toy can also be used as a switch to activate a connected device. POWER: Uses four C batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 8 x 7.5 inches.

Specs Switch

The Specs Switch is a button or touch switch designed to control battery- or electrically-powered devices, appliances, or toys for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch three interchangeable bases for flexible mounting. Included are the flange base, the flush base, and the strap adaptable base.OPTIONS: A round mounting plate is available for AbleNet's Slim Armstrong and Universal Switch Mounting System (see separate entries). DIMENSIONS: The switch is 1-3/8 inch in diameter.

Spinning Wheel Switch (Model 2044)

The Spinning Wheel Switch, model 2044, is a momentary switch designed for use by children with upper extremity and neurological disabilities. When the wheel is spun, the large red lens in the center lights up, music plays, and the unit vibrates. When a toy or appliance is connected, the unit acts as an on/off switch.

Square Pad Switch

The Square Pad Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a large target area for people who have difficulty targeting a small switch. It is activated by exerting 21 ounces of pressure anywhere on the top surface and it provides both tactile and auditory feedback. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Squish Switch (Model 3Tsso)

The Squish Switch, model 3TSSO, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Shaped like a large pillbox, this cloth-covered, cushioned switch is activated by squeezing and applying pressure with the hands or the elbows.

Star Switch (Model 50260)

The Star Switch, model 50260, is a touch switch designed for use byindividuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch can be used with any device that requires five single switches for operation, or it can be adapted to form five single or mono switch plugs for controlling any five devices operated by a single switch (additional hardware is required). The Star switch contains five mechanical switches arranged in the shape of a plus sign. Five colo

String Switch

The String Switch is a pull switch designed for use by people with very limited upper extremity range of motion or minimal strength. The switch consists of a pull cord attached to a microswitch box. To activate the switch, the user pulls on a string or strand of yarn attached to the pull cord. The switch is equipped with a 1/8-inch mono plug. The string/yarn may be wrapped around any moveable body part. Less than 1 ounce of pressure is required for activation. The switch box can be mounted with

String Switch (Model 1080, 1080-8)

The String Switch, model 1080 and 1080-8, is a pull switch that is easily activated by persons with limited movement. It requires less than 1/2 oz. of tension to activate the switch. The switch has a small platform with 4 suction cups for convenient attachment to most surfaces.

Sunny Sunshine Switch (Model 892)

The Sunny Sunshine Switch, model 892, is a touch-activated toy or touch switch designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large sun-like switch features bendable rays to encourage touch. When used as a toy, the slightest touch rewards the child with colored lights, vibration, and three different soothing tunes in sync with 8 different colored blinking lights. If a toy or device is plugged into the switch, the unit will activate the connected device wh

Super Bumpy Switch (Model 736)

The Super Bumpy Switch, model 736, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This large switch has a tactile bumpy surface to provide tactile stimulation while activating any connected toy or device. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8 x 4.5 x 1/8 inch.

Surelock Midline Swingaway System (Model 32691)

The Surelock Midline Swingaway System, model 32691, is a lightweight control switch accessory for mounting hardware designed to secure and position wheelchair controls for the user. The entire system is can be mounted to either the right or left vertical bar of a wheelchair with 7/8-inch frame tubing, or it can be mounted on either the back post or armrest of a wheelchair or connected to a multimount chair with a multimount adaptor clamp. An inner extension bar and outer extension tube allow fo

Swingaway Joystick Bracket

The Swing-Away Joystick Bracket is a joystick holder designed for midline and other special positioning needs. The bracket swings out of the way when transferring or pulling up to a table or desk. Five styles are available. The pull-pin release styles use the Miller's Swing Away Mounting Block (see separate entry). The push button styles operate with just a light to medium touch when strength or hand function is limited.

Swingaway Mounting Kit (Model 3205-2)

Unsed for mid-line mounting of a hand oeprated joystick. this mounting kit may also be used for mid-line mounting of other devices if the device accepts a 1/4-20 threaded bolt for attachment. Consists of a 1/2 inch diameter stainless steel mounting rod fitted to a 3/4 inch vertical shaft and a swingaway strap clamp for attachment to a standard 7/8 inch diamter armrest frame. A rod clamp is also included for mounting those joysticks which are not furnished with a rod clamp. permits the joystick t

Switch Adaptor Box

The Switch Adaptor Box is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. When connected to the Penny and Giles Roller Trackball Plus or Joystick Plus (see separate entries), it allows their buttons to be replaced with switches. Connection is made via the switch port on the track ball or joystick. Five jacks on the switch adapter then allow external switches to be used in place of the right/left mouse buttons, drag, double click, an

Switch Assessment Kit #1 (Model 7750) & Switch Assessment Kit #2 (Model 7755)

The Switch Kits are a collection of touch switches, pneumatic switches, and squeeze switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Kit #1, model 7750, includes a Grip & Puff Switch, a Grip Kit, a Plate Switch, a Tilt Switch Kit, an Ultimate Switch, an Adjustable Pinch Switch, a Button Click Switch, and a Petite Pillow Switch. Kit #2, model 7755, is designed for more involved users and includes the same elements as Kit #1, plus a voice-activated switch and a Life

Switch It Playstation Adapter

The Switch It Play Station Adapter is a switch adapter designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. This device enables a Play Station to be operated using different types of switched joysticks and button switches.

Switch Latch (Model 4388)

The Switch Latch, model 4388, is switch adapter designed to take momentary input from a single switch and converts it to latched on/off output for individuals with physical disabilities. Activating the switch once will turn the toy or device on. Activating the switch again shuts the device off. Alternatively, two single switches can be plugged in so that one switch can act as the "on" switch and the other as the "off". The Switch Latch is designed to be used with battery operated devices such as

Switch Latch / Timer (Model 771)

The Switch Latch/Timer is a switch adapter designed to turn a single switch into an on/off switch or one that turns on a toy or other device for a set period of time. The Switch Latch/Timer works with battery-operated devices such as toys or the Dial Scan (see separate entry). Two switches can be used to operate two differenct devices. In Latch mode, pressing the switch once starts action; pressing it a second time stops the action. In Time mode, action is turned on for a specified amount of tim

Switch Latch And Timer

The Switch Latch and Timer is a switch module providing timed, latched, or momentary switch activation to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to operate switch adapted toys, appliances, and other devices. The unit offers a choice of modes, including timed use, switch latching, or momentary switching, and it can accommodate two switches and devices. The package includes the timer unit and a toy cable. POWER: Batteries (included).

Switch Modifier (Model 605)

The Switch Modifier, model 605, is a control switch accessory designed to enable a momentary switch to function as an on/off switch or a timed switch. When the momentary switch (not included) is connected to the unit, it can be used in the dedired mode. The unit features both quarter-inch and 1/8-inch plugs and jacks.

Switch Module (Model 1394,1394-8, 1411, 1411-R, 1411-8, & 1411-8R)

The Switch Module is a switch adapter designed to function as a communicator for individuals with communication disabilities. These self-contained modules accept one or more switches for activation and the messages can be recorded as often as needed. Model 1394 provides four, five-second messages and has .25-inch jacks; model 1394-8 has 1/8-inch jacks. Model 1411R offers eight, 2.5-second messages and is equipped with .25-inch jacks; model 1411-8R has 1/8-inch jacks. Model 1411 offers eight, fiv

Switch Mounting Kit (Models Smt & Smw-1)

The Switch Mounting Kit for Tables, model SMT, and Switch Mounting Kit for Wheelchairs SMW-1, are control switch accessories for mounting switches in a variety of locations. Model SMT is designed for use on tables or table-like surface, and model SMW-1 is designed for use with wheelchairs. The Switch Mounting Kit for Tables includes a gooseneck, tilt-top switch mounts, and an adapter bracket to fasten it to tables or shelves. The Switch Mounting Kit for Wheelchairs has a tubular bracket for clam

Switchamajig Controller

The Switchamajig Controller is a control switch input interface that allows a person to use an Apple iPad to control remotely up to six switch ports on switch-adapted toys or appliances. The user connects the controller to the adapted item(s) using the included cables, and the Controller connects to an Apple iPad running the Switchamajig app (see separate entry) via WiFi. POWER: Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).

Switchboard

The SwitchBoard is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This product is a modified keyboard with switch ports to replicate the most commonly used keyboard presses for switches. Switches are plugged into the appropriate ports as needed. There are jacks for enter and space, which are used by most available switch software; 0, 1, 2, and 3, which are used by Don Johnston software; left, up, down, and right, which are used by

Switchboard

The SwitchBoard is a portable touch switch designed for use with communication devices. The SwitchBoard has six built-in pressure switches with clear overlay pockets in which pictures or symbols can be placed. Objects also can be used as visual cues on each switch area. To use, plug the cords from the SwitchBoard into the external switch jacks of any communication aid. When a switch on the SwitchBoard is touched, the communication aid is activated. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 12 x 0.156 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5

Switchbox

The SwitchBox is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The switch adapter plugs into the keyboard port on the computer, and the user can then plug up to eight switches into the switch adapter. Its eight switch ports default to the most commonly used key presses for switch software (Space, Enter, up arrow, left arrow, 0, 1, 2, 3). Software is included that allows the user to program the ports to send alternative key presses

Tabletapper Switch

The TableTapper Switch is a vibration detection switch for use by people with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. The TableTapper is placed on a hard surface, such as a tabletop or counter, and when the user taps on the surface, the switch activates the connect device. This switch has a standard 0.125-inch plug, and can be used with a variety of communication or other battery-operated devices. It has two modes of control (latch and timing) and a variable sensitivity ranging from a light

Tactile Sensory Kit

The Tactile Sensory Kit is a touch switch accessory designed to provide tactile identification and appeal for touch switches for individuals with visual or neurological disabilities. The kit includes rubber bumpers, self-adhesive hook-and-loop, and bead chains with self-adhesive plastic holders.

Taction Pads

The Taction Pads are touch switches designed to adhere to any surface or object for individuals who have limited upper mobility or movement. These pads are clear, touch-sensitive plastic patches that have an adhesive back and are designed to activate any device that it is plugged into them simply by touching them. When the Taction Pad is plugged into one of Adaptivation's assistive devices (see separate entries), it activates that device by touch (moisture) or by the use of conductive foam (sold

Tail Light Switch And Say It Play It (Model 464)

The Tail Light Switch and Say It Play It, model 464, is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. A light touch along the rim activates lights, vibration, and a recorded message. A connected toy or device is also activated. The surface is textured in a way similar to a car tail light. The unit can be used on a table or mounted on the wall or door with the optional hanger.

Tail Light Switch With Vibration And Music (Model 463 & 465)

The Tail Light Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. A light touch along the rim activates music, lights, and vibration. A connected toy or device is also activated. Model 465 plays teen/adult music and model 463 plays children's music. The surface is textured in a way similar to a car tail light. The unit can be used on a table or mounted on the wall or door with the optional hanger. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (n

Tas (Totally Active Surface) Switch

The TAS Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by pressing any point on its surface for individuals with severe upper mobility disabilities. The momentary contact switch is not hinged and so its entire surface is sensitive. When pressed, the switch responds with both an auditory and tactile click so that users know contact has been made. The switch is designed to be used with battery operated devices but is not meant ot operate line-powered devices such as household appliances. Actuat

Tash Lever Switch

The Tash Lever Switch is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These switches provide auditory and tactile feedback and require 1.75 ounces of force to activate. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 2 x 1 inch. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Black, red, green, yellow, or blue.

Tash Micro Lever Switch

The Tash Micro Lever Switch is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These switches provide auditory and tactile feedback when activated and require 1.4 ounces of force to activate. DIMENSIONS: 1.6 x 1.5 x 0.7 inch. WEIGHT: 1 ounce. COLOR: Black, red, green, yellow, or blue.

Tash Mini Lever Switch

The Tash Mini Lever Switch is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. These switches provide auditory and tactile feedback and require 1.4 ounces of force to activate. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 1.5 x 0.75 inch. WEIGHT: 1.5 ounces. COLOR: Black, red, green, yellow, or blue.

Tash Sip 'n' Puff Adaptor (Model 32676), 1555 Adaptor (Model 32677), Joystick Adaptor (Model 32678), Mk2 Adaptor (Model 32679), & Adaptor Clamp Bushing (Model 32687)

Adaptor Clamps are switch mounting hardware designed to secure controls to wheelchairs. All models are made of steel and coated with black baked epoxy. The TASH/Sip-N-Puff Adaptor, Model 32676, is designed to hold the TASH joystick and other controls. The unit is equipped with a metal loop which allows the electrical cord to be slipped through without removing the end plug. Model 32677, the 1555 Adaptor, is a clamp designed to hold the Invacare 1555 remote joystick by utilizing existing joystick

Tecla Shield

The Tecla Shield is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The Tecla Shield allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely Android-powered, Bluetooth-enabled electronic devices. The switches or driving controls connect to the Tecla Shield using the included cables through the device's six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male

Tecla Shield Dos

The Tecla Shield DOS is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad or an Android tablet or smartphone. The Tecla Access app (see separate entry) is required to use the Tecla Shield DOS with an Android device. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the

Tecla Shield For Iphone & Ipad

The Tecla Shield for iPhone & iPad is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPhone or iPad. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the included cables through the device’s six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male connector ECU port,

Tetramouse Xs

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

Textured Roller Switch (Models 642 & 639)

The Textured Roller Switch is a rotating cylinder switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical and upper extremity disabilities. The surface of this switch is covered with small bumps to create a somatosensory experience and encourage the user to activate the switch. Model 642 is a switch only and activates a connected toy or device when the drum is spun. Model 639 can be used as a switch and/or a sensory toy. When th drum is spun, it activates music, lights, and vibrations. POWER

Textured Saucer Switch (Models 722R, 722B, & 722S)

The Textured Saucer Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This large-surface switch comes in a choice of textures and activates a connected device with a slight touch. Model 722R has a ringed surface, model 722B has a bumpy surface, and model 722S has a smooth surface. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: Seven inches in diameter.

Thought Controlled Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic Arm

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Scientists at the University of South Florida have created a prototype of a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm controlled by thought to be used by individuals with ALS or full body paralysis. This device will allow those with severely limited mobility to perform simple daily activities for him- herself. EEG scans have allowed patients with ALS to communicate through monitored electronic brain impulses (P300 brain waves). Using these EEG-related technologies with the

Thumb Switch (Model 802)

The Thumb Switch, model 802, is a designed to develop fine motor skills for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. Mounted on a cylindrical base, the switch is activated by pressing a button similar to a doorbell. COLOR: The base is yellow and the button is red.

Thumb Switch (Model Cm-5)

Thumb Switch is a conical housing with a button switch located at one end. The switch is held in the palm of the hand, and the button is pressed with the thumb. The switch is styled as a traditional nursing call alarm switch. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 1.25 x 0.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Tilt Switch (Model 990, 990-8)

The Tilt Switch is a mercury switch designed to activate a toy or device at the slightest mivement for individuals with physical disabilities. When the unit is tilted, the switch is activated. The unit is mounted on a band which can be strapped to the desired part of the body. DIMENSIONS: 0.5 x 1 inches.

Tilt Switch Kit (Model 999)

The Tilt Switch Kit, model 999, is a squeeze switch kit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. This kit includes a tilt switch, a finger band, a headband, two tilt tubes for grasping skill development, and Velcro for attachment.

Timer Module (Model 600, 600-8)

The Timer Module, model 600 and 600-8, is a switch adapter designed to set the amount of time a switch-operated device will remain on after the switch is activated for individuals with physical disabilities. The amount of time that the Module activates the device is adjustable from 0 to 30 seconds. Contact manufacturer for information on types of switches and connectors applicable for the Timer Module. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 3 x 1 inches.

Tip Switch

The Tip Switch is a mercury switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed to be activated by tipping the switch five degrees from the horizontal position, no activation force is required and only a very small range of motion is required. It has a smooth surface to allow easy mounting/positioning on a finger, hand, arm, headband, eyeglasses, etc. The switch provides no tactile or auditory feedback. It comes with a 1/8-inch mono plug and a 5-foot cable. DIMENSI

Toggle Switch (Model 10-4)

Toggle control switch for powered reclining wheelchair. Available for either fixed or variable speed. Has 3 1/2 inch lever. Wire length allows switch to be mounted in a variety of locations.

Tongue Drive System

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a powered wheelchair contol system operated by a tongue switch in dental retainer for individuals with upper and lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities or quadriplegia to navigate a powered wheelchair. The newest version of the Tongue Drive System uses a dental retainer with sensors to help control the system. The embedded sensors within the retainer track the movements of a small magnet attached to the tongue. The wirele

Tongue Switch

The Tongue Switch is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. The user holds the switch between the teeth and pushes the button with the tongue. COLOR: Black with red switch.

Touch On / Touch Off Switch

The Touch On/Touch Off Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Pressing the plate once will activate a connected toy or appliance once and pressing it a second time will turn the device off, allowing continuous play or operation. DIMENSIONS: Available in 3 x 5 inches or 5 x 8 inches.

Touch Switch (Model Cm-4)

Touch Switch is a single switch activated by very light pressure on a plastic plate. DIMENSIONS: 3.75 x 1.5 x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Touch-Activated Ornament On/off Switch (Model C0129)

The Touch-Activated Ornament On/Off Switch, model C0129, is a touch switch for controlling Christmas tree lights, designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Each switch is a brass Christmas tree ornament shaped like a bell. Touching the ornament turns Christmas tree lights on and off. The system controls up to 1200 miniature light bulbs (600 watts maximum).

Toy Cable (Model 4379)

Toy Cable allows a battery operated device such as a toy to be turned on using most single switches (switches not included). It is a cable with a small metal plate at one end and a jack for a single switch at the other. The plate is inserted between two batteries in a battery- operated device or toy, or between a battery and a battery contact. When a switch is plugged into the jack, the switch will turn the toy on and off. POWER: D batteries. DIMENSIONS: 6 feet long.

Toy Cables

The Toy Cables are control switch accessories designed to convert battery operated toys to switch operated toys. Models are available to adapt toys using double-A or C batteries or to adapt toys using D batteries. A switch is required, but not included. DIMENSIONS: The cables are six feet long.

Transistor Radio Cheek Switch.

--- "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

Trapeze Pull Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Trapeze switch which can be suspended above a child to encourage working on grasping or pulling skills; pulling the switch activates a toy, tape player or light. Pull switch requires 3 feet of sturdy chain, 15 inches of 3/4 inch dowel, 2 metal rings to go through holes drilled in dowel, 6 inches of conductor wire, a subminiature size plug, 3 "quick links" size 2, sewing elastic and masking tape. Explains how to build the trapeze, including soldering th

Tread Switch (Model Cm-1)

Tread Switch is a single switch operated by depressing a treadle type lever. An audible click accompanies activation. The lever and the bottom of the switch are foam rubber coated. A tapped mounting hole is provided on the bottom of the switch. DIMENSIONS: 2.75 x 3.5 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Treadle Switch (Model 1474)

Small, light pressure single switch actuator with padded touch surface. May be mounted for head, arm, hand, knee or foot operation of powered wheelchair or other device. For chin operation it can be mounted with bib or attached to wheelchair with swingaway mount. Six foot cable with miniature plug and tapped mounting hole (1/4, 20) in the base.

Treadle Switch (Model 58800)

The Treadle Switch, model 58800, is a rocker switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The switch can be used as a floor/foot switch or on a tabletop and is activated by pressing the hinged top surface from a specific angle. This switch enables the user to rest the body part used for activation on the switch's surface between activations. Activation requires 25 ounces of force and 0.2 inch of travel. Tactile and auditory feedback are provided. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 2

Treadlite Footswitch

Steel housing foot operated 1 or 2 stage momentary switches. Heavy tread on treadle and skid proof base. Light pressure to activate. POWER: 7 amps, can put two together. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 7 to 10 ounces.

Twin Talk & Twin Talk And Play (Models 1401 & 1402)

Twin Talk, model 1401 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, cognitive, and communication disabilities. Designed as a precursor and trainer before more complicated communicators are introduced, this unit enables two 10-second messages to be recorded, played back, and re recorded by pressing either of the two plates. Pictures, words, or symbols (not included) can be attached to the plate switches to identify the messages. The unit features a remov

Twitch Switch (Model 1061)

The Twitch Switch, model 1061, is an eyebrow switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is activated by a small muscle movement such as wrinkling the forehead or raising an eyebrow; the amount of muscle movement required for activation can be adjusted for increased or decreased movement. This switch operates in latching, momentary, or timed mode. The latch mode operates an attached device until the

Two Directional Rocking Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Two directional rocker switch can be used to make a toy go forward or backward, or operate two devices at the same time. Rocker switch is constructed using 2 pieces of conductor wire, 2 subminiature plugs and 2 brass or copper squares soldered on to a piece of wood. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severely Handicapped Children with Suggested Activities REF: Millville, Pennsyl

Two Function Box.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow one switch to turn on two toys with similar voltage requirements. Switch made with a small plastic jewelry or watch box, 1 subminiature size jack, 2 subminiature size plugs and 2 pieces of two conductor 22 gauge stranded wire, 4 feet long. Includes instructions, diagrams, a photograph and possible uses. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. Electronics. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Devices for Severely Handicapped Children With Sugg

Two Pedal Footswitch Actuated Footswitch

Two pedal footswitch. Aluminum base with snap action switch on each side, footrest in center. Switches rated 10 amps, 240 volts AC. 2 meters grey cable included. Can be wired to users specifications.

Ufo Push Switch (Model 1702)

The UFO Push Switch, model 1702, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Appropriate for teenagers, the unit activates with the slightest touch on the cosmic surface. The user is rewarded with music, lights and vibration. When used as a switch, the stimuli are automatically disconnected. The music appeals to an older age group. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 7 x 1 inch high.

Ultimate Switch With Quick Disconnect (Model 1072)

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

Ultimate Switch, The (Model 1671, 1671-8)

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

Undercover Buddy Button

The Undercover Buddy Button is a buttonswitch designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Similar in design to the Buddy Button (see separate entry), the Undercover Buddy comes with a sheet of colorful, removable and reusable stickers that enable the user to change the switch's appearance whenever the mood strikes. This switch has a slight indent on its surface to accept the round stickers. DIMENSIONS: The stickers are 1.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: The switch surface is yell

Universal Module (Model 615, 616, 616-8)

The Universal Module, model 615, 616 and 616-8, is a control switch interface unit that increases the flexibility of switch controls by providing alternate actions, intention delays and timed outputs for children with physical disabilities. There are 6 output possibilities that can be modified with or without intention delays: Alternate On/Off; Momentary; and Timed (can be used with one or two switches). With Alternate on/off, the initial switch closure turns on a connected device, the secondary

Up/down Switch (Model 854, 854-8)

The Up/Down Switch, model 854, is a puzzle switch designed to encourages depth perception training and enhance visual-motor tasks for individuals who have cognitive, sensory or physical disabilities. The puzzles introduce basic cognitive concepts, improve fine motor skills and develop order and sequencing skills which are important building blocks for logical thinking and organization. The switch consists of a wooden base with 5 round slots, each of different depths, and 5 multi-colored cylindri

Usb Switch Interface

The USB Switch Interface is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch adapter connects from one to five single switch input devices to a computer. It supports industry standard single switch software applications written for one to five single switches. Switches that have a standard 1/8-inch mini-plug fit directly in the jacks on the interface. Switches with plug sizes other than 1/8 inch can be used with an adapte

Vacuum Wand

The Vacuum Wand is a mouthstick designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, and severe physical disabilities. Made of aluminum and plastic, this device is designed for turning book or magazine pages. Features include a suction cup tip and two interchangeable ends that can be cut to the desired length. DIMENSIONS: The shaft is 18 inches long.

Vanguard Pneumatic Footswitch (Models 81Sa1 & 81Sa2)

Remote control pneumatic foot operated momentary switch. PVC air bulb with bellows; PVC tubing and Micro V3C series snap switch. Bulb can be up to 30 feet from switch so can isolate electrically live switch. POWER: 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 1.25 x 1 1/8 inches.

Varior Potentiometer Foot Control

Footswitch 4 by 9 by 2 inches, foot operated switch for variable speed motors. Momentary models has spring return pedal; latching model has adjustable friction pads. Available in 2 watt linear only. Specify maximum resistance. Steel housing. Non slip treadle pad and base. WEIGHT: 4 pounds.

Vertical Plate Switch (Model 1030 & 1030-8)

Vertical Plate Switch, models 1030 and 1030-8, is a switch designed to be positioned vertically for children who can only produce side-swiping or mid-line movements. The switch is activated by pushing a big circular plate that can be positioned either vertically or at a 45 degree angle. The bracket can be attached to a horizontal surface with the provided suction cups, screws, or double-sided tape. DIMENSIONS: 3 x 5 inches.

Vertical Wobble Switch

The Vertical Wobble Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch is activated using a swiping motion or other gross motor movement, enabling it to be activated by many parts of the body. The swiping contact activates the device attached to the switch and, once activated, the vertical stem returns to its original position. This switch is equipped with a 1/8 inch jack.

Vertical Wobble Switch (Model 1070, 1070-8)

Vertical Wobble Switch, models 1070 and 1070-8, is a single switch activated by bending a flexible rod for individuals with severe physical disabilities. The switch is designed to be activated by any action or gross body movement. It will activate any device attached to it and then will return to its original position. The switch is mounted vertically on a base and secured with four rubber suction cups. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 6 inches with a 5-inch long shaft.

Vibrating Mirror Plate Switch

The Vibrating Mirror Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to activate toys and appliances for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features an unbreakable mirror plate on a dark base and activates with slight pressure on the plate. The switch vibrates when activated and additional reinforcement is provided by the audible and tactile switch closure. The switch can be used alone or with any switch-adapted toy or appliance with a 1/8th-inch jack. POWER: Uses 2 C batteries.

Vibrating Plate Switch (Model 1040, 1040-8)

The Vibrating Plate Switch, models 1040 and 1040-8, is a touch switch designed to provide vibrotactile stimulation for low functioning children with physical or sensory disabilities. When the switch is connected, the plate vibrates. It can be used alone or as an external switch.

Vibration Switch / Latch / Timer (Model 633)

The Vibration Switch/Latch/Timer is designed for use by individuals with limited movement or motor control. The unit offers switch, latch, or timer modes and, when placed on a flat surface, will activate a connected toy or device with a light tapping of one finger on that flat surface. In the timer mode, the timer output will end at the set time even with continuous input.

Voice Switch

The Voice Switch is a sound-based control switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities, and a sound production training device designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. This device provides a switch closure to control connected assistive technology in response to sound production, and it can be used to train sound production capability by persons with speech disabilities, including persons who have limited ability to produce sounds with

Volume Control Adapter (Model 1480)

The Volume Control Adapter (no. 1480) is a computer auditory output amplification accessory that enables the user to control the volume level of computer auditory output when working in a noisy environment or whenever the monitor sound must be adjusted. COMPATIBILITY: The Volume Control Adapter connects between any Apple computer and any monitor which has an 1/8-inch audio input jack.

Wafer Switch (Model 50180)

The Wafer Switch, model 50180, is a touch switch designed with five membrane switches in one low-profile housing designed for use by individuals with gross motor skill use and a large range of motion. This switch is a multiple switch used to control any device that requires five single switches for operation, such a as a wheelchair or a communication aid. It may also be used to control up to five separate devices which are operated with a single switch. This switch has five large, slightly reces

Wedge Plate Switch (Model 3Tswp)

The Wedge Plate Switch, model 3TSWP, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch offers a switch latch mode and a timer mode and the extremely sensitive large surface requires merely a touch to activate and no physical pressure.

Weeble Switches (Model 1023)

The Weeble Switches, model 1023, are touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper upper extremity disabilities. These vibrating switches are extremely sensitive to the slightest touch and the wide base provides stability. The switch base comes with three randomly-selected Weebles. POWER: Uses 1 N-cell battery. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8.5 x 10 x 2 inches.

Wemo Motion

The WeMo Motion is a motion detection switch designed for use by people with cognitive or memory disabilities or parents or caregivers of adults or children with developmental or other disabilities that may result in their failing to turn lights or appliances on or off. This switch is designed to be used with the WeMo app (see separate entry) which connects to the WeMo Motion though a WiFi network in the user's home. A home WiFi network is required for operation of this product. The WeMo Motion

Whisper-Lite Swingaway Sip-N-Puff (Model 32651)

The Whisper-Lite Swingaway Sip-N-Puff, model 32651, is a pneumatic switch designed to enable people with severe physical disabilities to propel powered wheelchairs using breath control. The system is designed to be a swingaway unit, but it can be placed in a fixed position. Once the optimal air tube-to mouth position is set, the unit can swing out of the way by using the Pinned Split Collar with the Notched Step Collar so the user can get into or out of the chair. A plastic-coated gooseneck tub

Wireless Gumball Switch

The Wireless Gumball Switch is a wireless touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injuries. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, when the switch is pressed, it transmits a signal to the receiver (included), which activates a connected toy, device, or a computer switch interface system. This switch can be used as far away as 20 feet from the item. POWER: The receiver uses two double-A batteries and the sw

Wireless Oval Texture Switch (Model 727)

The Wireless Oval Texture Switch, model 727, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The surface of this switch is covered with small bumps for tactile feedback. The wireless switch transmits to a receiver to activate a connected toy or device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries and 1 nine-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 6 x 3.5 inches.

Wireless Saucer Switch (Models 719)

The Wireless Saucer Switch, model 719, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical and upper extremity disabilities. The wireless switch transmits a signal to a receiver to activate a connected toy or device. POWER: Uses two double A batteries and one nine-volt battery.

Wisp 2000

WISP 2000 is a control switch interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This wireless device has built-in sip/puff capability and it can be used with any other ability switch connected to the built-in three millimeter stero jack to create wireless control. This switch can transmit two switch closures, and can be used as a remote switch interface for single switch scanning software or for any device controlled by a single or dual switch. WISP 2000 can also be us

Wobble Switch

The Wobble Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by any body part for individuals who have physical disabilities. Through swiping action or any gross body movement, this switch will activate any switch adapted device and then return to its original position when released. It is mounted on a gooseneck an a cast iron base.

Wobble Switch (Models 1060 & 1063)

The Wobble Switch on 13-inch Gooseneck is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities. A swiping motion or other gross body movement will activate the switch; when released the switch returns to its original position. The awitch is mounted on a flexible gooseneck. Model 1060 is mounted on a microphone stand with a cast iron base. Model 1063 has an accessible wheelchair clamp. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 19 inches long.

X-Keys Controller (Usb)

The X-Keys Controller (USB) is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a compound programmable keyboard and joystick designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The patented built-in joystick offers precise control with little movement and the design permits additional contr

X10 Universal Module (Model Um506)

The X10 Universal Module, model UM506, is an environmental control switch module designed to switch any low voltage load for individuals with physical disabilities. The module responds to X10 (sold separately) command signals which originate from environmental controls and other remote controls. This module uses isolated contacts to control such low voltage devices as sprinkler systems, drapery controls, garage door openers, and yard lighting. It can be set for momentary or sustained contact clo

 
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