Important Notice!! Due to a realignment of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) priorities, AbleData will be discontinued on September 27th, 2020. We will post additional information as it becomes available.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/1998) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Asaflex is a switch operated by either muscle flexion, by slight muscle movement (i.e. Asaflex can distinguish between voluntary and involuntary eyeblinks), or sound.
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Sound or muscle tension, body movement, eyeblink or touch switch; activates light scanners, computers, toys, etc. Lightweight sensor is adhered to body or other surfaces to detect sound or movement.
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.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 9/1999) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. BlinkSwitch is a blink detection switch device that allows persons with severe neuromuscular conditions and spinal cord injuries to communicate and to control their environment.
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.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/2000) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Cat's Eye Motion Detector Automatic Light Control is a lamp motion sensor control designed to turn lights on and off automatically in response to motion.
The HoneyBee Proximity Switch is activated when it senses the proximity of a body part or any other object. To activate the HoneyBee, the user places his or her hand, head or other body part over the sensor window.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 03/2009) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. - The Motion Detector Light Switch is a motion sensing light switch that works with single and three-way circuits with standard incandescent lighting.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 2/2009) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The PRC P-Switch is a single momentary switch operated by small, controlled muscle movements. An electrode is placed over the muscle site.
--- "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.