The Enabling Devices Thumb Switch is designed for use by individuals with fine motor skills for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities.The thumb switch capitalizes on thumb mobility. The users hold the yellow cylindrical base in their hand and presses the red button with the thumb for momentary switch operation. The soft, flexible plastic base can help teach grasping and fine motor skills.
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.
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.
Ablenet Buddy Button is a wired switch featuinrg a 2.5 inch activation surgace that provides auditory and tactile feedback. It requires 3.5 ounces/100-g force to activate. It can be used by indiviuals with moderate to sever upper extremity and motor disabilities, or limited mobility.
The Micro Light Switch is intended for individuals with limited mobility. The switch works by pressing down on the top of the switch with a light touch just 0.4 ounces (10 grams) of pressure required. Provide auditory click and tactile feedback.
The Pillow switch is a smooth and soft foam surface makes this switch suitable for head or cheek activation. The switch is intended for people with limited head and limb movements. Easily fastens to a pillow or wheelchair cushion with safety pin and Velcro. The Pillow Switch features a soft, foam 3.25-in/8-cm activation surface that requires 6-oz/180-g of activation force. Provides auditory click and tactile feedback.
The Adaptivation SwitchBoard is a multiswitch board with six built-in pressure switches with clear overlay pockets to customize each switch with picture or symbol. Objects can also be used as visual cues on each switch area. Can function as an adapted mouse through a computer switch interface or as six external switches.
The Adaptive/Assistive 3.5 mm Button is a 3D printable AT button. This device interfaces with a 3.5 mm mono jack system. The device is intended for individuals with physical disabilities. AT buttons can be used for individuals with limited range of motion to control his or her environment. The buttons can be used to adapt toys and home appliances so that they can be actuated with ease.
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
The AMDi Picture Plate Switch is a low profile switch with a slot to add pictures, icons, or another visual cue.
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
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,
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).
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
The Blue2 Bluetooth Switch is a dual switch access to iDevices running iOS 7, Apple desktop or laptop computers running OS X Mavericks, and all switch accessible apps or software on iOS, OS X, Windows, and Android. It is designed to help people with severe physical or cognitive impairment. The switch is an assistive technology device that replaces the need to use a computer keyboard or a mouse.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
The Enabling Devices iPad Wireless Switch is designed for individuals with severe physical, motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The switch includes six modes for additional functions such as turn pages, control media (e.g. iTunes), and iOS camera. Can be used as a switch interface with ports to connect one or two wired switches. Includes switch cord for use with devices that require a wired switch. Works through Bluetooth 2.1 for simple pairing and has a range of over 50 feet.
Enabling Devices Musical Fan Switch with Lights allows users with visual disabilities to learn cause and effect. Press the textured oval plate to feel, hear, and see multiple stimuli. Activates connected device, turns on fan along with music and lights
The Femto Switch is a compact, very light touch ability switch with a variety of mounting options. It has slight tactile feedback and is a standard 3.5 millimeters. It has a plug which fits most devices that will accept an ability switch. The cover is made from hypo-allergenic, medical grade silicone. All edges are rounded and soft for user comfort. Loops on the back allow easier positioning and accommodate a mounting bracket and strap.
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.
The Gimpgear Pillow Switch can be gently nudged or touched for use when in bed. Place switch next to the head, in a pillowcase, or mounted near the bed for usage when needed.
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.
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.
Gumdrop Switch is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays or neurological involvement. The Gum Drop switch is a light weight, compact inclusive enabling device which can be positioned anywhere on the body. It includes a polyvinyl covered switch, touch-fastener strap and storage tray.
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.
IntelliSwitch is a switch interface designed to help people with severe physical or cognitive impairments. The user installs the driver software, plugs a switch into one of IntelliSwitch's five switch ports, and plugs the receiver into the computer's USB port. The switch is an assistive technology device that replaces the need to use a computer keyboard or a mouse.
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
The iPad/Tablet Super-Switch (H-65) is a large 5 inch switch (button) with a Bluetooth Switch Interface (BSS) for iPad and tablets for people with severe physical disabilities. This device is to connect iPads to tablets, to control 'switch-friendly' apps and some global aspects of an iPad. Switch-friendly apps are those written by developers in the Assistive Technology or AAC field and are looking for specific signals that of BSI transmits (space/enter). There are about 80 switch-friendly apps.
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
The Jelly Bean Switch on Loc-Line is designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. This device is a Loc-Line holder for a 2.5 inch Jelly Bean switch. This is for the three hole switch and the holder allows the switch wire to be placed inside the Loc-Line and away from potential damage. For the switches without the 3 holes just Velcro the switch to the top. Uses a ¾ inch NPT threaded Loc-Line starter to connect to the holder. If the loc-line is too long (20+ inches) the user may h
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The Multisensory SpongeBob SquarePants Switch is a device designed for children with impairment disabilities. The device has a tactile switch plate, and vibrates while lights and music play whenever it is pressed. The control on the bottom can be used to turn any of these functions on or off. The Multisensory SpongeBob SquarePants Switch can be used on its own to teach cause and effect, or to trigger other devices that need a capability switch.
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.
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
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
The Picture Plate switch with Bluetooth™ wireless capabilities is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility as a result of neurological impairments or spinal cord injuries. It's compatible with all iPad® devices, iPod®, iPhones®, Android™ Tablets, and Windows Tablets / Computers. Features include the following: Settings for Enter / Space / (~1) or a (~3) keyboard signal, rechargeable battery, external switch jacks, Low profile design, slot for a picture sheet and 5x5 low pressure
The PikoDual Switch is a two button switch made for heavy use. Provides auditory and tactile feedback
The Plate Switch is a pressure switch designed to create computer access for individuals with a physical disability. This general purpose switch requires three ounces of pressure to activate and can be used with a chin or head mount. A "click" sound provides auditory feedback. Rubber feet make the switch ideal for desktop use. The switch comes with a black 69 inch cable and 3.5 millimeter plugs at either end. DIMENSIONS: Switch measures 3-7/8 x 2 x 1-1/8 inches. Jack size is 3.5 millimeters. COL
The 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.
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,
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.
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.
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
Rainbow Switches are colorful capability switches that only require a light touch to be activated.
The Remote Assistance is a remote medical alarm that will allow a person to alert those near by to an emergency. It can be placed with double adhesive tape on the outside of an apartment door, given to a next door neighbor, or given to a caretaker. The remote works in two ways: the first method is via the remote clicker for conscious assistance, and the second method is with micro controller that can monitor the users heart rate vitals.
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.
The Self Calibrating Auditory Tone Infrared (SCATIR) Switch is a momentary contact optical switch with auditory feedback that works by detecting a beam of reflected pulsed infrared light. The SCATIR Switch is recommended for users who have difficulty activating push-button switches. The SCATIR Switch can be controlled with an eye blink, eyebrow movement, finger movement, head movement, and facial muscle movement.
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.
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.
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
The Tecla Switch Kit is intended for wheelchair users who can access a light-touch switch. The Tecla Switch Kit is a good option for wheelchair users who do not have an environmental control unit in their wheelchair but want to access and control their smartphone or tablet. The Tecla Swtich Kid includes:
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.
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