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

Helena at the computer
Helena at the computer

Description
Helena uses the Slim Armstrong mounting arm to be able to use the mouse with her mouth, see associated tip. Slim Armstrong is a strong flexible telescopic mounting arm that can be attached to many different surfaces, from tubes to table tops. A small triangular mounting plate is included. It can handle up to 2 kg and is adjustable in all directions (360°).

Model: Slim Armstrong attachment for contacts

Purchased from
In Sweden: RehabCenter AB, www.rehabcenter.se is selling different mounting arms (last checked Febr. 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
Helena and her husband’s

This tip is from 2009

Table attachment plate for mounting arm
Table attachment plate for mounting arm
Mounting arm attachment plate with mouse on
Mounting arm attachment plate with mouse on

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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.