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Our bright yellow versatile Pinchable Switch is a capability switch designed to improve prehension skills. It can be used to activate adapted toys or devices by pinching, squeezing, pressing or bending and requires very little pressure.
- Helps improve manual dexterity
- Teaches grasping, fine motor and prehension skills
- The small size is child-friendly, but is also suitable for adults
To use the Pinchable Switch, insert the 1/8 plug into the jack of any switch-adapted toy or device. If it is necessary to use a 1/8th adapter, it must be a mono adapter, not a stereo.
Make sure that the connection is tight and there are no gaps.
Now, simply pinch, squeeze, press or bend the Pinchable Switch to activate your toy or device. Release the switch to its original position to deactivate the device. Some devices may continue to activate even when the switch is released. To deactivate, simply press the switch a second time to turn that device off. Check the specification of each device you are activating.
No batteries are required.
If the Pinchable Switch does not activate your toy or device, first check the connection between the plug and the jack to make sure there is no gap.
If this does not correct the problem, try a different switch to determine if the problem is in the switch or the device it is plugged into.
If you are using an adapter, try a different one to determine if the problem is with the adapter.
The Pinchable Switch can be wiped clean with any household multi-purpose cleaner and disinfectant.
Do not use abrasive cleaners, as they will scratch the surface.
Do not submerge the unit, as it will damage the electrical components.
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This specialized device has been developed for use by people with disabilities.
It should not be used without prior knowledge and consent of a guardian or professional who is qualified to assess the abilities and limitations of the individual using the device.