The AcuPoint Headpointer, model 5801, is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The headpiece has an adjustable elastic strap of strong, lightweight graphite/glass composite lined with anti-bacterial treated foam for comfortable, sanitary use. The telescoping pointer is graphite with a small, flexible rubber tip.
The Adjustable Head Pointer, model 6001 is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The Adjustable Head Pointer is an aluminum pointer that projects from above the forehead. Size and shape of the frame, as well as the length and angle of the pointing rod are adjustable. The elastic head band and chin strap attach with hook-and-loop material.
The Adjustable Headstick/Pointer, model H71830, is a headwand designed to assist nonvocal individuals with communication. The device may also be used as an actuator for switches or controls. The device consists of plastic bands adjustable to the size of the user's head and reinforced with metal hardware, and topped with the aluminum pointer rod. The headband features padding at the forehead for comfort. The rod is length and angle adjustable in any direction and has a pencil holder at the tip. D
The Clear-View Head Pointer, model 6000, is a head pointer designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, upper extremity disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. The Clear-View Head Pointer projects out at jaw level, not at forehead level. Having the pointer extend out from jaw level places the pointer in closer proximity to the object being selected, requires minimal head movement, and does not interrupt the user's field of vision during use. The lightweight aluminum yoke can b
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy to use a headwand to operate a computer without interfering with her hearing aid. Her existing commercially-available headpointer was made of rigid plastic and could not be modified. A metal headpointer was attached to a soft leather flyer's helmet which protected the hearing aid. Perforated inserts were added to the helmet over the ears, enabling the user to use the headpointer and the hearing aid simultaneously. TITLE: Cu
The H-86: Capacitive HeadPointer is a headwand and stylus for tablet computer and touchscreen designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This product is a combination of a capacitive mouthstick and a headpointer, allowing people with limited or no use of their hands to use an iPad and other tablet devices that have a capacitive touchscreen. The fit of the H-86 headpointer is adjustable with a "dial." The mou
PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to perform a variety of tasks. The headpiece for this pointer is adapted from a safety helmet liner and is adjustable to fit a variety of head sizes. The device features additional padding at the forehead for comfort and an adjustable chin strap. The aluminum pointer can be fitted with an end clamp to hold a variety of attachments for different tasks. DIMENSIONS: The pointer is 360 millimeters long. TITLE: Tried and Teste
The Head Pointer is a headwand designed for use by people with physical disabilities. Two fully-adjustable models are available which consist of a head harness, chin strap, and pointer designed to hold its position once it is adjusted. SIZE: Model 32370 is an adult size and Model 32371 fits children. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Custom made head pointer for children. Detailed instructions are provided for fabricating an adjustable head pointer using thermoplastics. It requires approximately an hour of time plus materials. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. Plastics. AUTHOR:Jewell, Kaaren. TITLE: A Custom-Made Head Pointer for Children. REF: Journal article: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 1989, Vol 43, No 7, pp 456-460. 1989.
The Head Pointers use the chin rather than the forehead as a point of reference for the pointer. They have a soft tip for use with tablet computers, smart phones or other touchscreen devices. The Standard Pointer (model AD-1) may be individually fitted to head sizes ranging from 20 to 25 inches in circumference. The "Tiny Tot" (AD-2) can fit head circumferences from 17 to 20 inches. Model AD-3 has a hook-and-loop closure. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with severe physical disabilities to operate a computer, dial a phone, turn pages, and perform other tasks. This device was constructed using a cut down bicycle helmet. An additional band of rubber was installed to provide comfort and achieve proper fit. The pointer is a firm quarter-inch rubber-tipped metal rod rigidly attached to the side of the helmet and angled so the pointer tip is central to the user's eyesight. The rod is necessar
Model III Headstick is a head-mounted rod that can be used for pointing or typing. Adjustable padded nylon headgear hold a set of brackets into which the rod is clamped. When worn, the rod projects out over the user' s forehead and down in front of the face. An adjustable chin strap is available. A version of this headstick equipped with a light pointer is also available (the Model II). DIMENSIONS: 23 inches long. WEIGHT: 3.5 ounces.
Head mounted pointer that has a switch operated gripper on the end. Jaws of gripper release object when switch is opened. The activating switch can be selected according to the capabilities of the user. Mounted on headband, pointer with jaws on end is approximately 10 inches long.