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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Mouth stick design for the client with spinal cord injury.
The app can receive information from a head-tracking camera, trackball mouse and mouth stick, which can be used for manipulating a cursor with the mouth.
He wanted to know why someone who was a quadriplegic and used a mouth stick or other device couldn't see PN online.
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.
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.
To dispense one of the 12 medications that he takes throughout the day, Williams uses a mouth stick to push buttons on the console to enter a security code and select a medication.
The device uses a mouth stick, which enables a wheelchair-bound individual to order one of twelve different pills stored inside the machine.
Also in 2012, GLT was issued a US Patent for its award winning TouchTec([R]) Mouth Stick (US PAT.
This keyboard might be a welcome change for someone using a regular QWERTY keyboard with a head or mouth stick.
These innovations include the TouchTec[R] Mouth Stick, the TouchTec[R] Ball Point Pen and TouchTec[R] Leather.