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
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.