Adaptive Tech Solutions1071 Chickasaw Rd
Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063
Products manufactured by Adaptive Tech Solutions (listed alphabetically)
DURABLE TABBED COMMUNICATION BOOK
The Durable Tabbed Communication Book is a communication book designed for individuals with communication and speech disabilities. This book is made of virtually indestructible plastic that is washable, has 6 tabbed pages with tabs that are easy to grasp, and is bound with metal rings. The rings come apart to allow the book to the pages to be removed and reordered. The user can attach pictures to the pages in several ways: attach Velcro strips to the pages and the back of laminated pictures; glue or tape pictures or remnants on to the pages; or print pictures on self adhesive paper and apply to pages then cover with clear contact paper. This book was originally developed for a young man with Autism who liked to tear up or fold anything he could. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Usable page area measures 8.5 x 5 inches.
Products distributed by Adaptive Tech Solutions (listed alphabetically)
ASL MICROLIGHT SWITCH (MODEL ASL312)
The ASL Microlight Switch, model ASL312, is a chin or finger switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This mechanical switch can be activated with an extremely light touch by a finger, chin, or other body part. The switch has a mono port and can be used for computer access or for wheelchair control for all power chair types.
BATTERY DEVICE ADAPTER
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. A 1/8-inch switch jack permits connection to AbleNet's Big Red switch or Jelly Bean switches (see separate entries), or other compatible switches. A How-To Guide is included. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.
The Battery Interrupter is a battery interface control for toys designed to create switch compatibility for non-adapted toys for individuals with fine motor or physical disabilities. It is a cable that fits between any battery-operated toy or device and a switch, permitting the toy or device to be operated by the switch. It interrupts the power by inserting a disc between on of the batteries and the adjacent anode. There are two models available for battery sizes AA and AAA or C and D batteries. The Battery Interrupter works with devices that have an on/off switch, but it will not work with toys that are squeezed to activate them.
BIG RED SWITCH
The Big Red Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to control switch-adapted devices, appliances, or toys. Made of shatterproof plastic this switch has a large, bright target for easy access and activation. The entire target surface is responsive, and the switch pad is sensitive to less than three ounces of pressure. This switch provides audible feedback on activation. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 5 x 0.75 inches. COLOR: Black base with a choice of a red, blue, yellow, black, or green surface. WARRANTY: The manufacturer offers a three-year warranty.
The BIGmack Communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by people with visual, range of motion and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. To program, the user presses the record button and the top of the BIGmack while speaking into the built-in microphone. Releasing the button finishes recording. An on/off switch preserves battery life and prevents activation when transporting and volume is adjustable. POWER: Uses one nine-volt battery (not included). DIMENSIONS: The switch surface is 5 inches in diameter and the unit is 2 inches tall at its highest point. COLOR: Base is black and the switch surface is available in red, yellow, green, blue, and black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: The manufacturer offers a 30-day, money-back, satisfaction guarantee.
BLUE2 BLUETOOTH SWITCH
The Blue2 Bluetooth Switch is a wireless touch and scanning switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switch allows wireless access via Bluetooth technology to certain applications on the Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad. To begin using the Blue2, sync the switch with a selected Apple device and activate an application's switch scanning mode to begin using the app hands-free. For maximum software accessibility, Blue2 supports five modes of keyboard/mouse commands. The Bluetooth range is approximately 30 feet. Blue2 supports both single and dual switch access through direct access using the two built-in switches. It has ports in which the user can plug in additional switches. Blue2 also includes a USB Bluetooth dongle. COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with Apple iPad, iPod Touch (3rd and 4th Generation), and iPhone (3GS and 4). POWER: Requires 2 AA batteries. COLOR: Black.
BOGEN MAGIC ARM (MODEL 2930)
Articulated arm locks into position when lever is turned. Three joints each pivot up to 90 degrees, rotate 360 degrees. Supports up to 15 pounds at a maximum distance of 2 feet. Flattened stud ends remove for 1/4-20 screw thread. Optional Superclamp clamps onto tabletops, wheelchair tubing, or other surfaces.
CAR SWITCH (MODEL 9031)
The Car Switch, model 9031, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This car-shaped switch has a contoured design for comfort whil in use. Pressing the front hood activates the switch. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4 x 2.5 inches.
CHOICE SWITCH LATCH AND TIMER (SLAT)
The Choice Switch and Latch Timer (SLAT) is a combination switch latch and switch timer designed to enable people with upper extremity disabilities to operate two switch-adapted games, toys or appliances. The unit enables one user to operate two items in sequence. The unit features two switch inputs, a timer, and control mode selection switch. The switch may operate as a latch switch, for timed seconds or minutes, with both appliances operating in the same mode. Once one item has been activated, the other will not function until the first has been turned off (in latch mode) or the time on the timer has elapsed.
The Classical Violin is a switch activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This toy toy violin has realistic sounds and details. Move the bow across the strings or activate an attached capability switch (not included) and the toy violin plays the right notes. Additionally, with a push of a button this toy plays eight different songs: "Menuet," "Ode to Joy," "Auld Lang Syne," "Red River Valley," "You are My Sunshine," "Green Sleeves," "Santa Lucia," and "Die Forelle." POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8 x 2.75 x 8 inches.
COMPUTER LEFT CLICK INTERFACE FOR SWITCH USER
The Computer Left Click Interface for Switch User is a switch adapted mouse designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury.This unit connects to a computer with a USB connection. It can move the cursor like a standard mouse, but it is equipped with a standard .125-inch jack port for switch (switch not included). When activated, the switch initiates the left click function. It has a retractable cord for easy storage and portability. COMPATIBILITY: For use with use with Apple Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 3 inches.
The Extension Cord is a control switch accessory designed to allow more distance between the switch and the item being controlled. DIMENSIONS: The cord is 6 feet long.
The iAdapter2 is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad 2. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter2 also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad 2 as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter2 has a large handle, rubberized corners and a cover to protect the iPad 2’s home button as well as holes to accommodate the iPad 2’s front and rear cameras. It also features a plastic tabletop stand, a shoulder strap, and threaded inserts on the back of the case for attaching to a wheelchair mounting plate (not included). COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad 2. The iAdapter (see separate listing) is available for use with the Apple iPad. POWER: Uses a rechargeable lithium-polymer battery that has a 10-hour run time. This battery powers the iAdapter’s speakers, not the iPad. The iAdapter recharges through a USB charging port with LED indicator. A USB charger and cable are included. DIMENSIONS (L x W x D): 10.75 x 10.25 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.
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 AbleNet's Slim Armstrong (see separate entry) or other switch mounting hardware for head control or control by other body parts. This switch comes with four interchangeable tops, enabling the user to change switch colors as desired. DIMENSIONS: The switch is 2.5 inches in diameter and 3 inches tall at its highest point. COLORS: The base of the switch is black and the switch interchangeable surface comes standard in red, yellow, green, and blue. WARRANTY: The manufacturer offers a three-year warranty on this product.
LITTLEMACK COMMUNICATOR (FORMERLY ONE-STEP)
The LITTLEmack communicator is a touch switch and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with visual or upper extremity and communication disabilities. This single-message communicator offers 75 seconds of recording time. The communicator also has a toy/appliance feature which enables any message in the sequence, or as many messages as desired, to be paired with a reinforcer. This device has an angled surface and a detachable base with a "snap track" extension that allows additional communicators to be connected as the user's needs and abilities grow. This switch comes with four interchangeable tops, allowing the user to change switch colors as desired. DIMENSIONS: The switch surface is 2.5 inches in diameter and three inches tall at its tallest point. COLOR: The communicator has a black base and the switch surface comes in a standard set of red, green, yellow, and blue. Optional sets include Semi-formal with blue-greym deep green, and merlot tops and Business Casual with classic black, modern grey, and khaki tops.
The Magic Arm is a mounting attachment for wheelchairs for positioning cameras, joysticks, or other adaptive equipment. This flexible arm has three joints, a 90 degree pivoting end, a 360 degree rotating end, and a 360 degree rotating elbow. Both ends have studs that are tapped and fit any standard 5/8 inch socket. Includes a flash shoe and a camera mounting bracket. This device is designed for use with the Beneficial Designs Super Clamp (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: Extended length is 19.7 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds, six ounces.
Mounting Plates are switch mounting hardware designed to attach AbleNet switches, other control switches, clipboards, craft projects, book stands, cameras, toys and games, and other items to the Universal Switch Mounting System or the Slim Armstrong Mounting System (see separate entries). Available models include the Small Triangular Plate for the Jelly Bean Switch, LITTLEmack/LITTLE Step-by-Step, and Step-by-Step with levels, the Large Triangular Switch for the Big Red Switch, Cordless Big Red switch, BIG Step-by-Step and BIGmack communicators, a Small Rectangular Plate, the Large Rectangular Plate, and a small circular plate designed for use with the Specs Switch. DIMENSIONS: The Small Triangular Plate is 2.5 inches on each side; the Large Triangular Plate has 5-inch sides; the Small Rectangular Plate is 1.75 x 2.5 inches; the Large Rectangular Plate is 3 x 7 inches; and the Small Circular Plate is 2 inches in diameter.
PINKY PIGLET (MODEL 9200)
Pinky Piglet, model 9200, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This plush toy walks, wiggles its nose, and oinks when the capability switch (not included) is activated. This piglet also has a pink bow on its ear. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 7 x 3.5 inches.
POWERLINK 4 CONTROL UNIT
The PowerLink 4 Control Unit is a control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit enables switch users to control up to two electrical appliances with single switches. Six modes of control allow the user to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on. The unit accepts any single switch, including AbleNet’s Big or Jelly Beamer wireless switches (see separate entries). The unit is set up using a built-in display. Flexible outlets allow custom positioning and independent activation of of the appliances. The unit has two switch input jacks and Linkable wireless technology for use with multiple Big or Jelly Beamer switches. Modes of control include Direct (behaves like a traditional switch); Count (behaves like Direct and shows number of activations); Two-Switch (behaves like Direct, both switches must be activated); Timed Seconds (runs appliance from 1 to 99 seconds); Timed Minutes (runs appliance from 1 to 99 minutes); Latch (first activation turns appliance on, second activation turns it off).
SoftStep KeyWorx is a foot operated mouse and keyboard system designed to allow computer access for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or carpal tunnel syndrome, or to reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury. This is a hardware and software bundle that translates up/down and left/right foot movements into control values, enabling the user to control the cursor, enter text, select programs, bring a browser window forward, scroll through folders and open documents, send out keystrokes and mouse clicks, zoom in and out, control volume, and output complex key commands from simple foot movements. The SoftStep hardware controller lays on the floor and has 10 pressure sensitive keys with dual-color LED. The controller also has a 4-character LED display and elastomeric skin with carbon fiber backing. POWER: The controller uses USB connection to a Mac or PC. DIMENSIONS: Controller is 1 inch high at highest point. WEIGHT: Controller is 1.3 pounds. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM PC and Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows XP or Windows 7 with 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM and 50 megabytes (MB) of hard disk space; or Mac OS 10.5 or later withIntel Core 2 Duo 2.3 gigahertz (GHz) or greater processor with 90 MB of hard disk space.
SWITCH-ADAPTED MYFIRST RC GOGO AUTO BUBBLE GUM RACER
The Switch-Adapted MyFirst RC GoGo Auto Bubble Gum Racer is a switch operated toy designed for use by children ages two or older with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy can be used with the Switchamajig Controller (see separate entry; not included) and the Switchamajig app (see separate entry; not included) to control remotely from an iPad. The user plugs the Switchamajig Controller into the remote control, opens the Switchamajig app on an iPad, and starts playing with the toy. The remote control is switch-adapted with receptacles for two switches. One switch causes the truck to go forward, the other to backup and turn. The truck's body is pink and squeezable. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery and three AA batteries (not included).
SWITCH-ADAPTED MYFIRST RC GOGO AUTO FIRETRUCK
The Switch-Adapted MyFirst RC GoGo Auto Firetruck is a switch operated toy designed for use by children ages two or older with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy can be used with the Switchamajig Controller (see separate entry; not included) and the Switchamajig app (see separate entry; not included) to control remotely from an iPad. The user plugs the Switchamajig Controller into the remote control, opens the Switchamajig app on an iPad, and starts playing with the toy. The remote control is switch-adapted with receptacles for two switches. One switch causes the truck to go forward, the other to backup and turn. The truck's body is soft and squeezable. POWER: Uses one 9-volt and three AA batteries (not included).
TRAIN (MODELS 410 & 410-8)
The Train is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. Equipped for use with a single switch (switch not included), this locomotive provides fun with freewheeling bump and go action, sound, and lights. Model 410 is equipped with a 0.25-inch jack and model 410-8 is equipped with a 1/8-inch jack.