An adaptive switch enables a person who is physically challenged to activate assistive technology devices in their environment. There are a variety of assistive switches that provide solutions to perform every day communication, tasks and activities. Tecla describes 7 common adaptive switches/input devices that provide independence for individuals with physical disabilities.
- Buddy Button
- Chin Switch
- Micro Light Switch
- Pillow Switch
- Self Calibrating Auditory Tone Infrared (SCATIR Switch)
- Sip-and-Puff Switch
For details and videos about these switches, go to Tecla's website.