Switches

SW56 AIRLINK CORDLESS SWITCH

Establishes or interrupts a signal to an electronic device. Cordless switch that works at distances up to 20 feet. It is used with the Power Link 3 Environmental Control Unit. Can be used to activate other devices by attaching 5 ft. cord. 2.5 in. activation surface.

SW33 BASEBALL SWITCH

The All-Star Sports Switches are touch switches designed for use by children and teens with upper extremity disabilities. These age-appropriate switches are realistically colored and patterned.

SW 37, 38, 39, 49, 50, 51, 52 BATTERY ADAPTAR

The Battery Device Adapter is a cable which connects to and adapts battery-operated devices for external switch control. The cable is available in two sizes for use with a wide variety of battery-operated toys and devices powered by AA, C, or D batteries. The Battery Device Adapter consists of a circular, flexible copper disc and thin lead wire.

SW72 BIG TALK TRIPLE PLAY

A spectacular combination with single, sequential and random message capabilities with an output for activating other devices. Just push the round plate and your pre-recorded words can be played back in single, sequential or random order. Sequential capability is great for storytelling. Random capability is great for playing games that use dice, spinners, cards and more. One can program which message activates your device. Device has 4 levels. Record up to 75 seconds of messages per level for a total of 300 seconds. The Triple Play also can be activated by an external switch.

SW13, 14 BITTY BUBBLE

Bitty Bubble is a sensory integration activity designed for use by children with fine motor, cognitive, neurological, and sensory disabilities. This unit encourages finger isolation and is a single-finger center that acts as a switch and a multi-sensory activity center simultaneously. A touch of the button in the top of the dome causes an attached device to activate and lights, music, and vibration to engage.

SW77 BLUE BUDDY SWITCH

The reliable, durable, colorful single switch can be activated by pressing anywhere on the top surface. Buddy Buttons are suitable for people who need a large colorful switch with auditory and tactile feedback.

SW32 BLUE METAZ L.T. SWITCH

Blue Meatz L.T. switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW19 BLUE SIDE SWITCH

Perfect for side-swiping movement! This special switch is useful when only side-swiping or mid-line movements are possible. The switch can be positioned vertically or at a 45 degree angle.

SW69 COMPACT SWITCH

The 1" round Compact Switch has a unique 'pop' sound. It comes with a Velcro strap that can be wrapped around a body or wheelchair part. A unique use of it is for someone that can squeeze their fist/hand. The Velcro Strap secures it into the hand and the Compact Switch lies in the center of the palm. Very small closures of the hand, from an almost-closed position, yield a nice audible and tactile 'pop' of the switch, and the Compact Switch can be attached just about anywhere!

SW71 DISCOVER PRO 2.3

DiscoverPro has been specifically designed to work with the wireless IntelliSwitch or with IntelliKeys USB from IntelliTools for scanning access. For On-Screen keyboard access, it works well with TrackerPro. DiscoverPro and IntelliSwitch together replace and replicate the action of the old Discover:Switch and Discover:Kenx. These two products replace the standard keyboard and mouse for switch-scanning users. Think of DiscoverPro as all of the individual Discover products rolled into one. DiscoverPro gives you scanning, alternate keyboard and on-screen keyboard access depending on the hardware that you choose to use with it. DiscoverPro is a multi-purpose software that lets professionals try out different computer access hardware to assess users' particular needs.

SW36 FLOOR SWITCH

Is a touch switch designed for people to use their foot. The switch is to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW63 GRASP SWITCH

Activate this tube-shaped switch with a squeeze or pinch. User must be able to release the grip in approximately 2 seconds to prevent switch latching.

SW21, 22, 23 GRIP AND PUFF SWITCH

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.

SW41, 42, 44, 48, 59, 60, 61, 62, 78 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 Able Net’s Slim Armstrong (see separate entry) or other switch mounting hardware for head control or control by other body parts.

SW06 LARGE MUSICAL KEYBOARD SWITCH

Switch is a pressure sensitive switch and a simple press by the student causes activation. The switch has crisp musical click feedback. Low-profile, the switch is stable and extremely durable with a non-skid base. Musical feedback lets students know when activation has occurred.

SW08, 09, 11, 12 LARGE YELLOW PLATE SWITCH

Is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim. This switch has a positive feel and travel with an audible click feedback. It requires a force of 10 to 12 ounces and travel is less than 1/8 inch.

SW29, 30 LEAF SWITCH

Helps develop motor skills! This sensitive switch is ideal for developing motor skills. When bent slightly in either direction, it will activate any of your adapted toys or devices.

SW07 LIGHTED PLATE SWITCH

This 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 light on the plate glows with a bright white light.

SW67 MICRO LIGHT SWITCH

A sophisticated switch that allows people with disabilities to access the world around them with the slightest touch of a button. Use with any switch accessible toy or appliance. Activated by pressing down on the top of the switch with a feather light touch – just 0.4 oz. of pressure required! Auditory and tactile feedback.

SW57 MINI SAUCER SWITCH

Now in a miniature version! This specially designed switch is ideal for individuals who are unable to control the hand or wrist movements necessary to operate traditional plate switch. This Switch is actuated by a light touch.

SW20 MULTI-USER SIP AND PUFF

The Origin Instruments Sip/Puff Switch is the leading sip-puff system for individuals with motor disabilities and limited dexterity. The padded, head-referenced design affords comfort and convenience. The disposable mouthpiece includes an in-line aseptic filter to enable hygienic, worry-free access by a succession of users. The system is packaged in a compact case for easy storage and transport. Each disposable mouthpiece is enclosed in a sealed package that includes a pair of latex-free gloves and an instruction sheet. The mouthpiece filter eliminates sanitary concerns on behalf of both the user and the attendant while retaining sip-puff convenience, accuracy and reliability.

SW65 PILLOW SWITCH

AbleNet's Pillow Switch a smooth and soft foam surface makes this switch suitable for head or cheek activation. For added comfort and durability, a washable fabric cover is also included. Easily fasten the Pillow Switch to any pillow or wheelchair cushion with the included safety pin and Velcro®. Switch includes auditory and tactile feedback.

SW25, 26, 27, 28 PLATE SWITCH

The BASS Switch is a pressure sensitive switch and a simple press by the student causes activation. Big-Area Single Switches (BASS) feature a large surface, crisp auditory click feedback. Low-profile, the BASS is stable and extremely durable with a non-skid base. Audible feedback lets students know when activation has occurred.

SW64 PLATE SWITCH

A very thin membrane switch made by AbleNet cna be activated with a light touch on the coloured circle.

SW40 PLATE SWITCH WITH FELT

Is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW31 PUSH BUTTON SWITCH

The Button Switch is a thumb switch designed to develop fine motor skills for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. It is activated by pressing a button similar to a doorbell. The button is mounted on a rectangular base which is secured to smooth surfaces with suction cup feet.

SW47 ELLIPSE SWITCH

The Ellipse Switch is a pressure sensitive switch and a simple press by the student causes an activation. The Ellipse 6 has a larger surface, with a low profile and you can press anywhere on its surface.

SW79 RED PLATE SWITCH

The Red Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ROCKING SWITCH PLATE

Operates two toys at once! Two toys or devices can be independently activated with the "seesaw" action of this special switch. The left-hand side operates one toy and the right-hand side another.

SW34 ROCKER SWITCH (Black)

Two toys or devices can be independently activated with the "seesaw" action of this special switch. The left hand side operates one toy and the right hand side another.

SW16, SW81 ROLLER SWITCH/ MUSIC BOX

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 physical, 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.

SW53, 58 SAUCER SWITCH

Ideal for those with limited motor abilities! These handy switches are specially designed for individuals who are unable to control or sustain the hand or wrist movements necessary to operate traditional plate switches. The Saucer Switch is activated with just a light touch. The Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch allows the user to adjust the pressure from approximately ½ to 32 ounces and has a small LED lamp that glows when the switch is activated.

SW15 SENSI-BALL SWITCH

Somatosensory feedback! This textured ball encourages users because it has dramatic somatosensory feedback. Available as a switch or also with a sensory potpourri of lights, vibration, music and three sound effects.

SW66 SENSOR SWITCH

Adjustable sensitivity detects the tiniest muscle movements enabling position for forehead, eyebrow, finger or any muscle. Delay feature prevents accidental activation from unintended movements. Students can use one or two switches. This item has three switch modes (momentary, latch and timed).

SW68 SWITCH AND GLOW

Oodles of fun! This neon stretchy noodle switch provides you with wonderful tactile and visual experience. The lightest touch on the switch turns on a glowing light while activating any toy or device.

SW17 TALKING VOICE BUBBLE

The Bubble Busy Boxes are sensory busy boxes designed to provide stimulation and recreation for children with physical, cognitive, neurological, or visual disabilities. The Bubble Busy Box (model 2200, $77.95) is a large dome-shaped busy box offering a buzzer, a music box, a vibrator, and lights at the slightest push of the buttons or tug on the ball pull switch.

SW45 THREE SHAPE SWITCH/ MUSIC BOX

Use to activate toys or play soothing music! This sweet-sounding music box is activated by our popular shape switch. When the child inserts the correct shapes into place, the music box plays a pleasant tune. Every shape has a post for easy manipulation. Works as a stand-alone music box or as an external switch. If it’s plugged into a toy, it activates the toy but does not play music.

SW35 TOGGLE SWITCH

This is a switch that is flipped back and forth to activate an item. This is used for students who are unable to push a button.

SW54 TWITCH SWITCH

The Twitch Switch is activated by small muscle movement, such as wrinkling the forehead. It can be easily adjusted to increase or decrease the amount of muscle movement needed to activate it. The Twitch Switch operates in three modes: latched, momentary and timed. Use the latched mode when operating a device that needs to remain on until the user wants to turn it off; the momentary mode when operating a toy or communication device; and the timed mode when operating a device that you want to stay on for a pre-set period of time (adjustable from 1 to 120 seconds).

SW18 VOICE ACTIVATED SWITCH

The Sound Activated Switch, model 1051, is a voice input control switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This ultra-sensitive switch responds to a whisper or a loud clap. The sound threshold level to which the switch will respond can be set for the user, as can the length of time the switch will stay on after the initial activation. In the latching mode, the first sound will activate a switch closure and the second will disable it.

SW24 WHITE PLATE SWITCH

White Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW43 YELLOW PLATE SWITCH

Yellow Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to be activated by pushing anywhere on the active surface for individuals who have motor disabilities or poor aim.

SW10, 46 VIBRATING SWITCH

The Vibrating Plate Switch, 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.

SW70 WIRELESS SWITCH INTERFACE

IntelliSwitch is an easy and flexible switch interface. Simply install the driver software, plug a switch into one of IntelliSwitch’s five switch ports, and plug the receiver into your computer’s USB port. Users can then access switch software with one or more switches - wirelessly! IntelliSwitch is compatible with Discover software, Intellitools software, and most self scanning software. With over 25 functional switch presets, IntelliSwitch is one of the most comprehensive switch interfaces on the market. Computer access has never been so easy - great products, simple choices.

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