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Pui Ling (Amanda) had completed an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) assessment, when her dad, Thomas, reached out to Orange County’s Assistive Technology Exchange Center (ATEC) to obtain information on various methods to access the communication devices they explored during the evaluation. ATEC provided a demonstration/consultation for Amanda, and following the demonstration, ATEC loaned Amanda several access options to try. Kevin Daugherty, Rehabilitation Engineer at ATEC, provided demonstrations and loaned the Jellybean switch, Roller Joystick, Candy Corn Proximity Switch, and Big Red Switch to use with the device trial. After two weeks of utilizing the various devices, Amanda and Thomas were able to confidently choose the right AAC devices, the Roller Joystick and Big Red Switch, for Amanda to comfortably control in her life