Fan and Switch Make Fine-Motor Activities- FUN!

RecyclingOTPublished: January 22, 2018Updated: January 23, 201855 views
Published: January 22, 2018Updated: January 23, 2018

My client loves the fan! He is nonverbal, developmentally delayed and has cerebral palsy. I noticed that he has a picture of a fan on his communication board but since it was not summer, there wasn't a fan in the room.
I set-up a large button switch that activates a small (safe) fan so that he can turn it on anytime he chooses. He is also able to point to the "fan" picture on his communication board to indicate that he wants the fan and switch set up. Enabling the client to communication what they want and be in control of sensory stimulation such as a fan or music may decrease agitation and increase happiness!
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