In order to allow children with severe motor problems to control a Lego robot we modified the Lego remote control to add external mini-phone jacks for switch input. The external jacks were place in parallel with the buttons on the remote control. this gave complete control of the root via external witches wuitable to the child' motor ability.
ATS is a community of people whose primary purpose is to enhance the availability of assistive technology devices. The independence and quality of life of people with disabilities and others with functional limitations are greatly increased with the use of assistive technology. Availability of assistive technology is currently limited to those devices which can be purchased and those fabricated on a custom basis. The limited size of the market often creates a significant barrier to the commercialization and availability of assistive technology devices. (Read more)