How to Make a Switch Adapted Toy

How to Make a Switch Adapted Toy

Join Lynda Crouch, an assistive technology coordinator at Little Light House, for a video on how to make a switch adapted toy. Added a large switch to a toy can help children with poor fine motor skills play with toys of all shapes and sizes. This is a simple DIY project that you might even have the items needed laying around the house.

Here’s what you need: Toy with a simple switch in hand or foot Speaker wire Electrical tape Scissors Wire strippers Drill (if the toy has a plastic casing) Seam ripper (if the toy is made of fabric) Solder Soldering iron ⅛” mono in-line phone jack… Batteries Screwdriver Battery tester is not necessary… Thread and needle

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