Tip: Stylus Saves the Day from Rehabgadgets2go

Post from Rehabgadgets2go about the stylus as a solution.
Carol

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I recently had a client using TouchChat. We thought initially that there was an issue with his iPod because it would not register his taps to the screen – it was slow to respond or non-responsive. We tried using a stylus and had immediate success. The icons were quite small, and it turned out that when he was trying to select an icon, the app was not responding because he was actually touching two icons at the same time. The stylus saved the day, and at $15.00 was an affordable solution.

Ever wonder how the touch screen on your mobile device works? Touching the screen with your finger will work, but using the same finger with a regular glove on it will not work. The rubber end of a pencil will not work. If you can get your cat to cooperate, using a cat’s paw will also work (make…

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
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