mouth stick

mouth stick

(mowth stik),
A prosthesis that is held by the teeth and used by handicapped people to perform such actions as computer keyboarding, painting, and lifting small objects.

mouth stick

(mowth stik)
Prosthesis held by teeth and used by handicapped people to perform such actions as computer keyboarding, painting, and lifting small objects.
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He has limited access to a computer keyboard with a mouth stick, but the keyboard must be positioned precisely, and he must be in his wheelchair to access it.
A Gum infections, or gingivitis, begin when bacteria in the mouth stick to the teeth, forming plaques.
Although Kathy was non-verbal, with the help of a mouth stick and a Pathfinder assistive communication device, she wrote articles for national magazines and had an active email correspondence with leaders in the disability rights movement.
The AccuVote-TSX voting tablet can be positioned at a right angle so voters in wheelchairs, using their finger, head-pointer or mouth stick, can more conveniently reach the touch screen to complete the voting process.
At her desk is a holder that puts a mouth stick and a cell phone within her reach.
A mouth stick or pointer used as a mouse can enable the user to activate and operate a computer.
Access methods include fingers, hands, fists, feet, pointers, and mouth sticks.
Also in 2012, GLT was issued a US Patent for its award winning TouchTec([R]) Mouth Stick (US PAT.
These innovations include the TouchTec[R] Mouth Stick, the TouchTec[R] Ball Point Pen and TouchTec[R] Leather.
He cannot walk and is wheelchair bound, has limited movement in his hands and operates his computer with a mouth stick.
Since a spinal cord injury in high school left Erickson a high-level quadriplegic, he has relied on a wheelchair and mouth stick for mobility and to interface with his computer.