ERIC Number: ED289311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Application and Construction Notes for Laptrays and Adaptive Pointers: Wobble Stick Toy Control, Adaptive Pointers, Slide-Away Laptray, Swing-Away Lapboard and Folding Communication Board. 1980-1982.
Brown, Ben; And Others
The document lists needed materials, specifications, and procedures for constructing five devices to assist the handicapped: (1) a wobble stick toy control switch; (2) adaptive pointers for use with a manual pointing board; (3) slide-away laptray for use on wheelchairs; (4) a swing-away lapboard made of transparent materials, to be used as a communication board support on wheelchairs; and (5) a folding communication board, constructed as a 3-panel folding case with pockets for inserting symbol displays. Each design includes detailed illustrations. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Construction (Process), Illustrations, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Specifications, Toys, Wheelchairs
Trace Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705-2280 ($4.30).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Trace Center.
Note: A product of the Trace Research and Development Center on Communication, Control, and Computer Access for Handicapped Individuals. For related documents, see EC 201 271-280. Drawings may not reproduce well.