Adapted mouse

Trackball mouse controlled with mouth and lips – suitable for people with extensive disabilities

Helena controls the mouse
Helena controls the mouse

Description
Helena controls the mouse with her mouth and lips. She uses an adapted trackball mouse. The mouse buttons are fitted with small pieces of hard plastic (like a credit card) and also controlled with the lips. The mouse sits on a mounting plate, see associated tip.

Model: Logitech Marble Mouse Trackball

Made by
Logitech, www.logitech.com (mouse), Helena’s husband (adaptation) (last checked Febr. 2017)

Purchased from
Computer store

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Helena’s husband’s

This tip is from 2009

Adapted trackball mouse in holder
Adapted trackball mouse in holder

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Computer workstation
Computer workstation
Individually adapted computer workstation – suitable for people with extensive disabilities.
Mounting arm for trackball mouse
Mounting arm for trackball mouse
By using the mounting arm the mouse comes into the right position for the user to control it by mouth – suitable for people with extensive disabilities.

Tipsare: Helena

Helena lives together with her husband and two teenage children in a house. She is working part time (75%). Since birth she has a muscular disease with symtoms similar to a high spinal cord lesion. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day.