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03 Feb 2020

Ball and head switch combo gets Pete playing FIFA

A big welcome back into the world of gaming to Pete, who has a spinal injury and can't move his fingers. Our therapists found he could use a foam ball on the top of a specialist joystick really well with his right hand, and with a couple of head switches to mimic the A and B buttons he can start to enjoy games like FIFA and Forza again! Simple solution, big impact. We'll be back to support Pete as his gaming journey continues.

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