Switches (Standard Activation)

Device Name  Description

Big Red Switch

 

Big red switch

The Big Red switch provides a large 5-in/12.7-cm activation surface that activates with 5.5-oz/156-g of force.  Included are red, blue, yellow and green interchangeable switch tops and a snap on clear symbol holder.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Big Red 

Buddy Button Switch

 

Buddy Button Switch

A wired switch featuring a 2.5-in/6.4-cm activation surface that provides an auditory click and tactile feedback.  Requires5-oz (142-g) of force to activate.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Buddy Button Switch  

Gooshy Switch

Gooshy Switch

 

This soft, squishy, sparkly pillow comes in two types. ETC offers the Gooshy switch option with lights, vibration and music.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Gooshy Switch

 

Jelly Bean Switch

Jelly Bean Switch

This popular wired switch features a 2.5-in/6.4-cm activation surface that provides an auditory click and tactile feedback, and requires 2.5-oz/71-g of force to activate.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Jelly Bean Switch     

Jelly Bean Twist Switch

Jelly Bean Twist Switch

Long considered the standard in the industry, the Jelly Bean switch features a 2.5-in/6.4-cm activation surface and is recommended for users who are able to access a smaller target area.  Switch tops can be removed and replaced with the color of your choice:  Red, blue, yellow, or green.   Also includes a clear snap cap for symbol use.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

 Jelly Bean Twist Switch

 

Joggle Switch

Joggle Switch

Allows for increasing and decreasing of activation pressure by dialing in the level of resistance.  Has 15 preset positions ranging from 6.5 oz of pressure to 52 oz.

Manufacturer: TRAXSYS

Joggle Switch 

 

Large Oval Texture Switch

Large Oval Texture Switch

Irresistibly touchable, these textured switches appeal to anyone who seeks tactile stimulation.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Large Oval Texture Switch   

Mini Cup Switch

Mini Cup Switch

Smaller that the Cup Switch, for people with good targeting ability; activated by pressing on surface with finger, chin, etc.   Comes with colored stickers.  Tactile and auditory feedback.  1-inch in diameter.

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Mini Cup Switch    

Moon Switch

Moon Switch

Requires only a few grams of pressure to activate.   Clicking sound signals activation.   Is switch is threaded on the bottom to make it easy to mount.

Manufacturer:  Enable Mart

 Moon Switch   

Pillow Switch (Hard)

Hard Pillow Switch

Activated by pressing down on the form surface top.  A good switch for head and cheek activation.  Tactile and auditory feedback.   Comes with Velcro on the bottom for mounting.

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Pillow Switch   

Pillow Switch (Soft)

Pillow Switch (Soft)

Activated by pressing down on the foam surface top. A good switch for head and cheek activation. Tactile and auditory feedback. Comes with Velcro on the bottom for mounting.

 

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Pillow Switch (soft) 

Specs Switch

Specs Switch

With a 1 3/8-inch activation surface, this switch is small enough to be worn, but is most often used as a mounted switch.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Specs Switch  

Vibrating Light

Vibrating Light

This switch is captivating with a bright LED light.  It was manufactured with and without music. ETC has both for loan.  However it is no longer manufactured with music.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Vibrating Light  

Vibrating Plate Switch

Vibrating Plate Switch

This vibrating switch is brightly-colored, highly responsive and large enough to be activated by people with mobility and coordination challenges.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Vibrating Plate Switch   

 

Wobble on Base

Wobble on Base

Mounted vertically on a base and secured with four rubber suction cups.

Manufacturer:  Enabling Devices

Wobble on Base 

Wobble on Gooseneck

Wobble on Gooseneck

 

Mounted on a 19-inch Gooseneck mount attached to a weighted base.   Activated by swiping motion. 

Manufacturer:  Enabling devices

 Wobble on Gooseneck   

Switches (Wireless and Bluetooth)

Device Name  Description

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch (third Generation)

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch

The Blue2 is the most widely used Bluetooth switch interface for tablets, phones, and computers.  Blue2 allows you to quickly and easily wirelessly connect one or two switches with your device.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch   

Bluetooth Picture Plate Switch

 

Bluetooth Picture Plate Switch

The Picture Plate Switch is a low profile mechanical switch that requires only a few grams of pressure to activate.  With a click sound to signal activation, it sits on a slightly angled platform for easier access.  It has a 5” X 5” square target area.   A slot is provided for a picture to be inserted.  The switch has a slightly angled design for easier access to the target area.   There is a 3.5mm 1/8” plug.

Manufacturer:  AMDI

Blue Tooth Picture Plate Switch 

 

iPad Wireless Switch

iPad Wireless Switch

 

The iPad Wireless switch features a large target area for easy activation; accepts one or two of your own capability switches, has six modes for additional functions and works through Bluetooth 4.0 for simple pairing.   Has a range of 50 feet.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

iPad Wireless Switch   

 

iSwitch

iSwitch

The iSwitch is a new Bluetooth switch which enables switch access to iDevices.

Manufacturer: Pretorian

iSwitch  

Jelly Bean Twist Transmitter

Jelly Bean Twist Transmitter

A wireless transmitter and receiver, turn both components on, plug the receiver into any switch adapted toy or device, and you’re ready for wireless access.   Beamers are paired with their own receiver, meaning multiple devices can be used in the same room at the same time, without interference.  Effective range is up to 30 feet.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Jelly Bean Twist Transmitter 

Switches (Sensitive/Light Touch)

Device Name  Description

Bright Red Switch

Bright Red Switch

 

Its large target area and bright red color make this a great choice for those who are visually impaired.  Simple to operate, the versatile switch lights up and vibrates when pressed, and will also activate an adapted toy or device.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Bright Red Switch 

Chin Switch

Chin Switch

The Chin Switch can be positioned anywhere around the neck with plastic tubing that can be cut to fit.   Moving your head down on the 0.8X2.8-in/2x7-cm surface with 1.6-3.8-oz/46-107-g of force will activate the switch.  Provides auditory click and tactile feedback.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Chin Switch 

Micro Light Switch

Micro Light Switch

A touch switch designed to be activated by a feather light touch for individuals who have upper extremity motor disabilities. Provides tactile and auditory feedback. It may be mounted with double-sided tape or Velcro.  Dimensions: 1.75” x 0.5”

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Micro Light Switch  

Mini Saucer Switch

Mini Saucer Switch

 

These specially designed switches are ideal for individuals who are unable to control the hand or wrist movements necessary to operate traditional plate switches. These switches are activated by a light touch.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Mini Saucer Switch 

 

Pancake Switch

Pancake Switch

 

A 3/8" low rim to make it even easier to activate. Just touch the sensitive outside rim or anywhere on the top surface and you can activate any toy or device. Comes with a clear cover for your photographs or icons.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Pancake Switch 

 

Ultimate Switch

Ultimate Switch

It requires only the slightest touch for activation. 19-inch Gooseneck and universal clamp included. Quick Disconnect allows the user to remove and replace a switch in its pre-set position.

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Ultimate Switch  

Switches (Speciality)

Device Name  Description

Grasp

Grasp

 

The tube-shaped switch features a foam hand grip that is soft to the touch while providing firm support.  There is no auditory or tactile feedback provided. Dimensions: The switch is 5.5 inches long and 1.4 inches diameter.

Manufacturer:AbleNet

Grasp

 

Twitch Switch

Twitch Switch

 

Ideal for individuals with extremely limited switch access options, this switch can be activated by a movement as subtle as the wrinkling of a forehead.

 

Manufacturer: Enabling Devices

Twitch Switch

 

SCATIR

SCATIR

 

Self-Calibrating Auditory Tone Infrared (SCATIR) is a momentary contact optical switch with auditory feedback.

It works by detecting a beam of reflected pulsed infrared light and is suitable for a variety of control gestures, including eye-blink, eyebrow, finger, head and facial muscle movement.  Recommended for users who have difficulty activating push-button switches. 

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

 

Manufacturer: Enablemart

 

Switches (Proximity)

Device Name  Description

Little Candy Corn Switch

Little Candy Corn Switch

 

 


A compact, wired proximity sensor switch that activates when a user’s body is within 0.5-in/1-cm of the switch top.

Manufacturer: Ablenet

Little Candy Corn Switch  

 

Switches (Interfaces)

Device Name  Description

Beam Switch Interface

Beam Switch Interface

 

 


Beam allows a HeadMouse™ Nano user to actuate the left, right and middle mouse buttons using adaptive switches without a direct connection to the HeadMouse. When used with a Swifty™Beam sends up to three button events that Swifty interprets as mouse buttons, joystick buttons or keyboard keys based on Swifty configuration.

 

Manufacturer: Origin Instruments

Beam Switch Interface  

 

Choice Switch and Timer

Choice Switch and Timer

 

 

 

Use AbleNet Switch Latch and Timers whenever you need to add Modes of Control to any switch accessible toy or appliance. Use with any pre-adapted device, or use our Battery Device Adapter to create you own adapted toy or appliance. All Switch Latch and Timers include three modes of control that determine the amount of time the appliance operates once the switch is activated:

 

Timed Seconds: Runs appliance from 1 to 60 seconds with each switch activation. Timed Minutes: Runs appliance from 1 to 60 minutes with each activation. Latch: First switch activation turns appliance ON; second activation turns it OFF. This SLAT gives two students the ability to take turns operating battery-powered devices, or one student the ability to activate two devices in sequence or experience the power of choice when deciding between two activities. It can also serve as a single SLAT for controlling one device.

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

Manufacturer:AbleNet

 

Hook Switch Interface

Hook Switch Interface


Hook+ is an Apple MFi approved switch interface that provides a reliable wired connection to the iPad and iPhone via the Lightning connector. Hook+ is compatible with Switch Control found in iOS 8 or later.

Manufacturer:AbleNet
Hook Switch Interface  

Pererro

Pererro

 

Pererro is an advanced interface device which allows access to Apple iOS devices via a switch, permitting you to utilize the majority of features on the device such as Phone, Messaging, Email & Social Networking applications, without the need to touch the screen.

 

Manufacturer: Enablemart
Pererro

 

Swifty USB Switch Interface

Swifty USB Switch Interface

A very fast, two switch USB interface that emulates mouse, joystick and keyboard functions. USB connectivity and no extra drivers required. Windows, Mac and Linux compatible

 

Manufacturer: Origin Instruments

Swifty USB Switch

Switch Click USB

Switch Click USB

 

Pressing the 2.5-in/6.35-cm switch top of the Switch Click USB simulates a left mouse click while maintaining full access to your keyboard and mouse.  Features an external switch jack for use of your choice of switch.

 

Manufacturer: Ablenet
Switch Click USB

 

Switch Interface Pro 6.0

Switch Interface Pro 6.0

 

Requires no software and can be used with both Windows and Macintosh computers. Five ports allow you to plug in multiple switches and the flexibility of emulating everything from a single-click to a return.

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

Manufacturer:AbleNet

USB Switch Interface

USB Switch Interface

 

Gives you single switch access on USB Macintosh or PC computers. You can connect up to 5 standard switches. There are 4 templates to choose from.

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

 

Manufacturer: Quizworks
 

Switches (Evaluation Modules)

Device Name  Description

Fiber Optic Eye Blink Evaluation ModuleFiber Optic Eye Blink Evaluation Module

 

This switch works best when eye-blinking is the only movement the user is able to perform. The sensor is capable of discriminating between random eye-blinks and purposeful controlled eye-blinks. Use with eyeblink
module.  This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from MoAT ETC for assessment.


Manufacturer: ADMI
Fiber Optic Eye Blink

Sensor Switch Evaluation Kit

Sensor Switch Evaluation Kit

Ultra Thin Proximity

Operated by users with a light control of their head, hands, feet, fingers or toes. A green light indicates power and a yellow light indicates activation.

 

Adjustable Proximity

Features adjustability in sensing range from touch to over half an inch. It can be mounted behind various materials without losing sensitivity. Green light indicates power, yellow light indicates activation. Requires  power control module for use.

 

Mini-Moon Proximity

Suitable for users who need to use their head to activate a switch. It is particularly useful for use on lap trays.   Sensing range of ¼ in.

 

Manufacturer: ADMI

Proximity

 

Piezo Switch Evaluation Module

Piezo Switch Evaluation Module with switch

The sensor switch may be controlled by the raising of the eyebrow, the clinching of the jaw, or any other small controlled muscle movement.

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

Manufacturer: ADMI

Switches (Switch Latch & Timers)

Device Name  Description

Dual Switch Latch & Timer

Dual Switch Latch & Timer

This unit allows two people to activate their own devices simultaneously. The Dual Switch Latch and Timer features the same modes of control as our single SLAT, allowing you to choose the amount of time an activity requires to ensure success.

 

Manufacturer: AbleNet

Dual Switch Latch & Timer

Single Switch Latch and Timer

Single Switch Latch and Timer

 

 


This enables a common switch such as a buddy button to operate in a latched or timed mode. All Switch Latch and Timers include three modes of control that determine the amount of time the appliance operates once the switch is activated:
1. Timed Seconds: Runs appliance from 1 to 60 seconds with each switch activation
2. Timed Minutes: Runs appliance from 1 to 60 minutes with each activation
3. Latch: First switch activation turns appliance ON; second activation turns it OFF.

This has been discontinued by the manufacturer but may be borrowed from Mo-AT ETC for assessment.

Manufacturer:AbleNet