Standards List: Adaptive Technology

Mouse: Small Trackball

The Department of Human Services has made a Statement of Assurance to provide comparable access for individuals with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA, which makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability, employers must reasonably accommodate the disabilities of qualified applicants or employees, unless undue hardship would result.

  • BIT will set standards for assistive devices.
  • Telecommunications will set standards for the support of devices.
  • Bureau of Personnel will set standards for training employees with disabilities in the use of standard devices.

This technology will be applied to individual computers as new technology. This technology will be available to all employees requiring assistive technology.

Kensington Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

The Kensington Orbit® Trackball with Scroll Ring allows users to navigate with greater comfort and precision while saving valuable desktop space. Its optical technology delivers precise cursor control with the touch of a finger while the two-button design provides an interface that is familiar to mouse users.


  • All-day comfort from a world leader in trackball innovation
  • Scroll ring allows fast, easy scrolling of web pages and documents
  • Uses far less desk space than a mouse
  • Optical technology for precise tracking – no cleaning required
  • Ambidextrous design for left or right handed users
  • Click-free scrolling
  • USB connectivity
  • PC and Mac® compatible


  • Compatible with Windows Vista/7/8.x and Mac OS X


  • 5.5” L x 2.0” H x 4.5” W


  • Orbit® Trackball with Scroll Ring is backed by the Kensington 5-Year Warranty and free technical support

Last Updated: 08/12/2011
Last Reviewed: 11/29/2017

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