We can also use a gamepad instead of a mouse to solve the exercise. Its usage is easier and more attractive to those children who have manual dyspraxia.
We will use a USB gamepad, similar to the one used by the Sony Playstation 3 game console. We want to control the mouse pointer using the gamepad's right-hand side mini stick.
We have to configure the gamepad driver to map its left mini stick to the mouse pointer.
The student needs a USB gamepad with 4 axes and 2 mini sticks in order to complete the following exercise. This example is based on Windows operating systems.