a device that is gripped with the teeth and can be used to type, push buttons, turn pages, operate power wheelchairs, or modify environmental control units and other equipment. It is commonly used by individuals who have a high-level (C4 and up) tetraplegia. Also called chinstick.
Assistive technology device consisting of a stick attached to a molded dental mouthpiece that permits page turning and other tasks by means of head movement.
n a device designed for use by quadriplegics and people with limited arm and hand mobility secondary to paralysis. The device fits into the oral cavity and enables the physically disabled to perform simple tasks such as dialing a telephone, using a computer keyboard, or turning the pages of a book.