Switches maybe used to encourage movement, assist in the development of observing cause and effect, create recreational opportunities and even provide access to simple choice making and expressive communication.
When an individual has very limited mobility it may be possible to control the context of the environment to provide more options for expressive communication using less movement.
Everybody requires a certain amount of stimulation and many individuals who have a severe lack of movement may experience long periods with little to no sensory input.
These adaptations allow individuals to create sensory input at their own pace, as needed and for some individuals these are activities that allow for both achieving a calm focused state and as a source of enjoyment.
This section focuses on other strategies for fun and recreation that may encourage the development of motor skills as well as providing meaningful and motivating interaction.