Category Archives: Guides

Stereo-jack with Mono Configuration

These jacks are used on many toy adaptations to enable them to work with switches.  We use a mono-jack configuration on stereo jacks so that we can make every switch (mono or stereo) work.  This is done by shorting the the female end stereo jack ring and sleeve connectors.  This post shows two female jack styles we have used on toy adaptations. Continue reading Stereo-jack with Mono Configuration

How to be a (More) Maker-Friendly AT Vendor

Thank you to all the Assistive Technology vendors out there: the devices you create make everyday activities possible for AT Users every day!

We’d love to work with you to make your products and policies more Maker-Friendly.  To that end, we’ve asked our community of AT Users, Practitioners, Makers and Care-Givers to share their challenges using Assistive Technology products.

We then tried to rework it into a more positive “How To” document that you can use as a guide.  You can find the raw (constantly updated) Google Doc file here:

View the Latest How-To Document

Here is an edited version of the full document as of Sept. 18, 2017. Continue reading How to be a (More) Maker-Friendly AT Vendor

What if I don’t have a 3D Printer?

Recently we’ve started getting requests from AT professionals, SLPs, and parents who really want to make one of our projects, but don’t have a 3D Printer.  Well, we have good news: you don’t need one!

We’ve got three great ways for you to get your 3D Printed parts so your project will rock.

Find a High School STEM program!

  Continue reading What if I don’t have a 3D Printer?