Do-it-yourself switches

$50.00
Title
Do-it-yourself switches
Description
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR PURCHASE (INDIVIDUAL)

A switch allows a client with a physical impairment to engage to accomplish the tasks associated with the client’s chosen activities. In the simplest case, mechanical switches (single-switch interfaces) are controlled with an explicit physical movement. However, the cost of these switches can range from $50 to hundreds of dollars. Clinicians in practice would benefit from learning the components of conventional mechanical switches and the construction of low-budget switches, battery interrupters and switch-adapted toys. Participants will be shown how to build a simple switch from common materials.  This webinar includes a reflection on the variety of ways switches can be used to adapt occupations as well as remediate motor impairments.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe how the use of a single switch can allow for independence in occupations requiring the use of electronic devices.  
  2. Build a simple switch using inexpensive materials.
  3. Make a battery interrupter using inexpensive materials.

This purchase is for individual access to the On-Demand Practice Evidence Webinar from January 17, 2017. Access to the recording, handouts and certificate is provided by email immediately following purchase. No cancellations/refunds will be provided once the purchase is completed. Please visit the Webinars FAQ for technical requirements and additional information.

Use Credits
Individual Credits
Presenters
Heather Thomas
Language
English

Product Price

Member Price
$50.00
Price
$95.00
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