Tag Archives: Stylus

Tip: Stylus Saves the Day from Rehabgadgets2go

Originally posted on rehabgadgets2go:
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…

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Styluses for the Emerging Artists and Writers

Mobile devices provide great opportunity for direct access using fingers to draw, write or tap to interact on a touchscreen tablet any where. With its popular use with children, mobile devices can be yet another tool to transition users to writing tools to work on pencil … Continue reading

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iPad Adaptive Styluses for Individuals with Mobility Impairment

Looking for styluses for individuals with a mobility impairment (this is for you Phil!)?  Here is what I found as possible adaptive styluses for quadriplegic or individuals with limitations in grasp or strength: Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus from Enabling Devices (79.95) iFaraday … Continue reading

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Another Recommended Stylus From an Experienced Therapist

Jamie Klund-Kujawski, MS OTR in her comment shared … “Another great stylus. SK TOUCHPENCIL1 ” “This stylus is made of electro conductive rubber, is soft with no metal, chunky pencil shape makes it easy for small hands to hold, works with both capacitive … Continue reading

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More Stylus Recommendations – From Experienced Voices

Thank you to these OTR’s who shared their experience and stylus recommendations. Erin diChiara MA OTR, ATP recommended the following styluses and stick: iFaraday SALT ($20.00) – Developed for people with hand or wrist injuries, may also be used by anyone who holds … Continue reading

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Skill Game – A Visual Motor and Spatial Reasoning Challenge

Skill Game app, by Good Apps is a Game Center app listed as “Free for a short time”. Designed for iPhone and iPad, this is an electronic visual motor – pencil paper kind of activity requiring problem solving, fine motor and visual … Continue reading

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Need a Sensitive Stylus?

Are you in need of a stylus that is sensitive and easy to handle for one of your students or clients? I have searched and purchased a number of styluses with an OT perspective in terms of the needs of users with … Continue reading

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From the Voice of Experience – A Stylus Recommendation

Ciara Campbell shared this valuable comment yesterday on a stylus recommendation and also agreed to let me to share it in a post … “I’m 32 have spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, I got an iPad 2 about a month ago. My fine motor … Continue reading

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More Stylus Suggestions for Special Needs ….

Responses from experienced readers provided some more great stylus suggestions: Cosmonaut Stylus Leann T. commented that she loves the Cosmonaut: Wide-Grip Stylus for Capacitive Touch Screens.  Here are images of the Cosmonaut:  Information from websites indicates the Cosmonaut is made to feel like … Continue reading

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MacGyver Your Own Bulb Grip Stylus

A recent comment from LeAnn Trana asked about  the availability of a bulb grip stylus for one of her students with CP. I wondered about the same thing recently when considering adaptive stylus for individuals with mobility impairments. Although I found … Continue reading

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