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Fine Motor

Fine motor movements are small movements that use the small muscles of a body part, often the hand. Examples include feeling/sensing, grasping, or handling/fingering.


Alternative input devices are hardware or software solutions that allow users with a variety of impairments to access a computer in a different way. Alternative input devices allow the user to access a computer in whatever way works best for them such as using his/her feet, head, eye, mouth, breath, thumb, or a single finger. Some devices are activated by motion while others can be controlled with nerve or muscle signals, optical tracking, even brain activity and mind energy.