Using a computer mouse can be a difficult and embarrassing task for children and adults with disabilities affecting fine motor skills.

But a new software application, available soon, promises to ease the frustration of using a mouse — and provide greater computer access–for people who suffer from traumatic brain injuries or other disabilities that make it very difficult to point and click.

PointSmart, developed by Infogrip of Ventura, Calif., with assistance from the University at Buffalo Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technology Transfer (T2RERC), helps stabilize erratic mouse movements by allowing users to adjust the sensitivity of those movements beyond standard speed and acceleration adjustments found on most personal computers.

You can read more about this new software here.