The Universal Table Mount, model59400, is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individulas who uses switches to operate assistive devices. This sturdy mount includes a universal swivel clamp, table mount base, and a straight tube and enables a straignt tube to be directly attached to a table. This mount can be used in conjunction with other Tash mounting hardware (see separate entry) to mount a variety of switches and devices.
My School: Language Activities of Daily Living is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independe
My Town: Language Activites of Daily Activity is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury, or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independe
The Mighty Mount is switch mouting hardware designed to optimally position a single switch for a user with physical disabilities. This unit may be used with most popular switches and includes an anchoring clamp, a telescoping and angling arm, and a full range switch platform. Swiches attach using screws or Velcro and can be positioned for use with the hand, the chin, or the knee.
The All-Turn-It Spinner is a switch adapted game spinner designed to enable children and adults with physical disabilities to play commercially available popular games and specially-designed games. The spinner features a built-in control switch, but it may also be controlled by any external single switch (sold separately) plugged into the external jack. The durable plastic spinner features a built-in stand for easy viewing and the arrow and the overlay spin independently of one another with each
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
The LinkSwitch, model DLT-202, is a control switch interface designed to activate battery operated assistive devices with additional switches for individuals with limited movement or motor control. The user plugs a Taction Pad (see separate entry) or any other switch into the LinkSwitch using a standard 1/8-inch jack, then touches the Taction Pad to activate adapted toys, keyboard interfaces, tape recorders, battery interrupters, sensory stimulus devices, or any other battery-operated device. Th
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
Coloring Books is a drawing program designed for use by individuals with developmental or physical disabilities. Designed to be accessed using a mouse, IntelliKeys (see separate entry), or a switch, the program enables the user to select from as few as four and as many as sixteen colors (the number of colors displayed is user-selectable). Selecting a color fills in the designated area on the screen and the name of each color is announced as it is selected. The completed pictures can be printed.
Animal Habitats is a fully inclusive academic tutorial program designed to enhance language, reading, writing, speech, and cognitive skills for children in primary grades with developmental and physical disabilities. This collection of educational activities features a range of integrated support materials to effectively use the computer as a whole language tool in the classroom. This program uses an original story to introduce users to five habitats: the jungle, the desert, the grasslands, the
Talk Time with Tucker is a speech training program designed to encourage children with with language learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, visual disabilities or autism to practice a variety of vocalization skills and to experiment with the duration, pitch, and volume of their utterances. The program not only encourages expressive verbalization, it fosters conversation turn-taking and builds imagination and confidence. It features voice activated animation ro
Swim, Swam, Swum: Mastering Irregular Verbs is a language and reading tutorial program with optional voice output and alternate access designed to train over 200 high-frequency irregular verbs in their present, past, and past perfect forms for individuals with language learning, developmental, physical, or hearing disabilities, or autism. Accessibility is available through a keyboard, touch screen, single switch or mouse. There are four verb training activities. The first trains 30 early develop
The Magic Touch is a touch screen designed to provide alternative accessibility for individuals with a physical disability who have difficulty using a mouse or a keyboard. It is protected by a scratch resistant coating for durability and is easily mounted to a monitor. This device emulates mouse functions, such as pulling down menus, double clicking, dragging, and moving the cursor. Each unit includes a soft tip pen. COMPATIBILITY: Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Instant Access to Edmark Software are overlays designed to provide access to Edmark software for children with physical disabilities. The Access Overlays allow IntelliKeys (see separate entry) to access the programs instead of a mouse. Simply slide the appropriate overlay into IntelliKeys or plug in a switch or switches, and start the program. The overlay and switch setups are sent automatically and work with every screen of each program. Overlays are available for Millie's Math House, Bailey's
Instant Access to Living Books are keytop overlays designed to provide access to the Living Books interactive books for children who are physically or developmentally disabled (see separate entry). The Access Overlays allow IntelliKeys (see separate entry) or a switch to be used to access the programs instead of a mouse. Simply slide the appropriate overlay into IntelliKeys or plug in a switch or switches, and start the program. The overlay and switch setups are sent automatically and work with
Thinkin Things Collection 3 is a computer instruction program designed to build students' thinking and problem solving skills for individuals with a developmental disability. This program will challenge students to develop logical reasoning, analyze and synthesize information, explore elementary computer programming concepts, experiment with physics properties and build key problem solving skills. It allows students to learn how to observe, investigate, and solve problems more efficiently and ef
The Standard and Custom Keyguards are keyguards designed to be used with IntelliKeys (see separate entry) for children with physical disabilities. The keyguards are designed to help the user make accurate choices by preventing unintentional keystrokes and providing stability for the user. The Standard Keyguards are made of clear acrylic and are available for each of the standard Intellikeys overlays ( Alphabet, Numbers, Arrows, Basic Writing, Apple QWERTY, and IBM QWERTY). To use the keyguard, t
Thinkin' Things Collection 2 is a perceptual training program designed to help students build higher level thinking skills for children who have a learning disability. This program is available in the original disk version or the new CD-ROM format, and contains the same familiar characters from Thinkin' Things Collection 1. It is designed to help students learn to read and write rhymes and recognize symbol/sound relationships. There are also games to develop their memory, listening and observati
Talk:About is a direct selection communicator program designed to help structure conversations and initiate original discussions on any topic for persons with speaking disabilities. The program consists of three components (Quick:Chat, Story:Talk and Story:Panel) that are designed to allow the user to fully participate in conversations. With text-to-speech output and digitized voice modes for speaking, the user is able to chat with friends, share ideas at work or tell a story at school with the
My House is an independent living skills and language tutorial software program designed to encourage discovery, learning, and communication about the objects of daily living for students with developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or those with autism, traumatic brain injury, or aphasia. The program is designed to enhance functional language skills, increase understanding of objects and their functions or descriptions, and build independence as students identify objects by n
Words & Concepts I is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to enrich vocabulary, strengthen language comprehension, increase understanding of word relationships and encourage concept development for individuals with developmental, cognitive, physical, visual, hearing, and language learning disabilities, and autism. The program offers the following activities using a 40 noun core vocabulary and pictures, usually at three levels of difficulty: Vocabulary, Categorization, Word Id
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
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
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 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 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
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.
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.
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 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 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
Toy cables, models 4378 and 4379, are battery interface controls for toys designed to turn battery operated toys and appliances into switch activated toys and appliances for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities. One end of the cable is placed between the battery and the battery connector in the battery compartment. The other end of the cable has a 1/8 inch miniature jack for single switch. There are two types: Model 4378 is 6 feet long for AA and C size batteries; Model 4379 is 6
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tash Mounting Parts are switch mounting hardware pieces designed to enable a switch to be mounted in a desired location for indiviudals who use a switch or communication device. A variety of mounting pieces allow any Tash switch (see separate entries) to be mounted on a wheelchair arm or back, table, or bed rail. The clamps come in the following styles: pinch clamp, platform clamp, switch clamp, tube clamp, U clamp, universal swivel clamp, wheelchair bracket, and a wheelchair clamp.
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
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
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
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).
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 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
The Comboard is a scanning communication training device with a clock face designed for use by individuals who are just beginning to use communication aids with single switches. Symbols are placed on the board face and the user activates a single switch to move the pointer clockwise, two single switches to move the pointer clockwise or counterclockwise, or a dual switch to move the pointer either clockwise or counterclockwise (switches are sold separately) to the desired location. The speed of t
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
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
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.
The Switch Assessment Kit, model 65994, is a control switch assessment system designed for testing and evaluating individuals with physical disabilities. This Assessment Kit includes 17 different single switches, a single switch tester, two toy cables, one SCATIR switch, a carrying case and the Tash Switch Training CD.
The Switch Mounting Assessment Kit, model 65992, is a control switch mounting hardware assessment kit designed for evaluating individuals who use switches. The complete kit includes a 13-inch Gooseneck,a one-inch pinch clamp, a platform clamp, one 7/8-inch pinch clamp, one 12-inch switch clamp tube with bushing, one 16-inch tube, one 12-inch 30-degree bend tube, tube clamps,U clamp, Universal Table Mount, Universal Swivel Clamp, Wheelchair Swivel Clamp, Mighty Mount, Tash Mounting Arm, Tash Moun