Switches and other Access Methods
What are ability switches?
Ability switches provide people with significant physical limitations an alternative way to access their environment and increase their independence.
What is a Switch Interface?
These devices allow users to connect ability switches to computers and tablets, providing an access method to our students with complex motor and/or communication needs.
Access Methods: Switches, Keyboards, and Eye Gaze
Explains how a person can control a computer or a communication aid using a slight movement of their foot, blinking an eye or moving their head - all types of access methods.
VIDEO: Using the APPlicator Switch Interface
Ruth McKee, a low incidence disabilities specialist with our OI team, explains how to setup and use the APPlicator Switch Interface by Pretorian Technologyies, a device that provides switch access to operate iPad apps and play music.