Rocking Switch

rocking-switch

Type of Assistive Technology: Electronic device

Level of Ability: This device is helpful for children who are able to swat or swipe at switches.

How It Works: This type of switch is able to play back two different messages.

Possible Uses: With this piece of technology, the child is able to respond to yes or no questions and pick one of two options, enabling the child to make choices or communicate understanding. Images or writing can be taped to each end of the switch.

Notes: This piece of technology is great for the home or a classroom setting. It is not as portable as some other switches, but is particularly useful for children who have difficulty with fine motor skills and may be easier than carrying around multiple button switches.

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