SAM Trackball

The SAM Trackball allows users to plug switches into SAM, using the switch input to replace the typical mouse button function (click, double click). The SAM Trackball Operates all special needs software that can be operated by a mouse click or simple keystroke(s). Students can also work with a partner to access general software; the switch user controls the click while the partner controls the movement of the track ball. Use this device with students who have gross motor skills.

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Product
Cost Range: 
$100-499
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
orthopedic impairment
traumatic brain injury
Instructional Support: 
alternate access devices and systems
Cursor Control Options: 
switches
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh
Windows (MS 98 and newer)