Fine Motor Disabilities

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Day and Night

Day and Night is designed for use by children 3 years of age and older with developmental delays, autism and neurological impairments who are working on developing their visual perception, design copy, shape and color recognition and fine motor skills.  The “day” picture challenges clearly show the color and shapes of the individual wood pieces needed to recreate, on the stand, the chosen picture. The “night” picture challenges only show the picture components in silhouettes with no details prov

Ferby Pencils

Ferby Pencil is designed for children with Down’s syndrome, low muscle tone, stroke and for those that are new to writing and drawing.  The Ferby Pencil is designed for small hands.  Developed in cooperation with physiologists and educators, the new rounded triangular shape and unlaquered wood barrel ensures comfortable, proper grasping. 

Take Apart Vehicle - Assorted Plane, Crane or 4x4 Truck

Take Apart Vehicle is designed for use by children with Down’s syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, cerebral palsy and who are working on improving their hand skills, bilateral coordination and motor planning skills. This toy comes with over 30 pieces in each vehicle including tools and nuts and bolts. Children are encouraged to take apart and assemble the vehicles. It comes with a battery-powered drill that can be fitted into a special compartment to power the vehicle.

1-2-3 Puzzle Blocks

The 1-2-3 Puzzle Blocks are puzzles with large peieces designed for use with children with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes a wooden storage box and 10 two-piece wooden puzzles (one each for the numbers 0 through 9 ). These self-checking puzzles require children to match the number with the corresponding picture. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 2.5 x 4.75 inches and the box is 14 x 5.75 x 1 inch.

1-2-3-4-5 Ring Counter (Model G2011)

The 1-2-3-4-5 Ring Counter, model G2011, is a math skills game for children with learning and physical disabilities. The toy consists of a plain hardwood block with five vertical posts of varying height and 15 colored wood rings. The numerals one through five are painted on the side of the block in five different colors corresponding to the ring colors. Children must place the rings, grouped by color to correspond to each numeral painted on the block, on the correct post. The game teaches simple

1-Clic Vial System

The 1-Clic Vial System is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, or by upper extremity amputees. The system is made up of 1-Clic vials (bottles) and closures (lids), which are moisture and light resistant. The lid can be opened with minimal pressure on the tab at the top of vial and a slight turn of the lid. An audible “click” signals that a closure is properly secured. The closure can be used in a child-resistant or non-ch

1/2-Inch & 3/4-Inch Wall Valves - Lever Handle (Models 818/013 & 818/014)

The 1/2-Inch and 3/4-Inch Wall Valves - Lever Handle are single-lever shower controls designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. This wall-mounted, cast- brass valve has a single-lever handle to control on/off and volume functions in a shower system. The valve is available with either 1/2-inch (model 818/013) or 3/4-inch (model 818/014) NPT National Pipe Thread) standard threading. COLOR: Brushed nickel, diamond, platinum nickel, or polished chrome finish.

18 / 8 Brushed Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer (Model M-120)

The 18/8 Brushed Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer, model M-120, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a brushed stainless steel cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5

18 / 8 Stainless Steel Cheese Grip (Model Cg-1)

The 18/8 Stainless Steel Cheese Grip, model CG-1, is a cutting aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The prongs embedded in the large knob handle securely hold a block of cheese in place while it is being cut. COLOR: Stainless steel.

2-Piece Fan Card Holder Set

The 2-Piece Fan Card Holder Set are playing card holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities or arthritis. The set comprises two brightly colored plastic holders which fan out to hold up to 15 cards. The fan can be held or placed on the table. DIMENSIONS: Card holder is 8 x 4 inches. COLOR: Blue.

3-D Haptics Technology Device

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a device that allows a person to feel a virtual object. Miraisens Inc., a company developed from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tsukuba, Tokyo., has revealed a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around in virtual space and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The current technology works using a virtual reality headset, a bracelet with hardware attached (enclosed in a box), and a f

3-In-1 Tablet Pen

The 3-in-1 Tablet Pen is a stylus for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. Designed for right-or left-handed use, this stylus can be used at any angle. With the look of a standard pen, the unit has a reversible tip that is either a fine-tip, ballpoint pen or a silicone touchscreen stylus. This pen also has a laser pointer activated by pressing a button located near the top of the unit. POWER: Uses two cell batteries (include

30-Degree Slope Bowl

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a bowl that slopes to be easily used by individuals who have upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, such as trembling hands, or arthritis. The 30-degree Slope is a bowl specifically designed for individuals with trembling hands who have difficulty holding a cup and saucer with a steady hand. The bowl is designed to tilt at a 30-degree angle so that an individual can access the contents of the bowl without having to worry about hand

4-Piece Round Card Holder

The 4-Piece Round Card Holder Set is a set of playing card holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. The set is comprised of four brightly colored plastic discs which hold the playing cards together. The holders are made of two plastic disks with foam pads in between them. DIMENSIONS: Discs are 2.5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 ounce each.

4-Piece Triangular Card Holder

The 4-Piece Triangular Card Holder is a set of playing card holders designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and grasping disabilities or arthritis. These triangle-shaped card holders make it easy for the user to hold large amounts of cards. The holders can be held in the hand by the user or set on the table using the flat bottom of the card holder. Each holder consists of two plastic disks with a built-in spring to hold them in place. COLORS: Red, blue, yellow, and white.

4-Way Opener

The 4-Way Opener is a jar, bottle, ring top, and twist cap opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. One end has an slot in which ring tabs fit for easier opening and a bottle opener; the opposite side has a ridged circle to grip and unscrew bottle tops. On the underside, there is a hook that that will pop off a jar lid. The 4 Way Opener is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: 5.25 inches long.

5-Way Opener

The 5-Way Opener is a can and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. This ergonomically designed opener features teeth, pincers and levers to assist with opening bottles with metal bottle caps, cans with pop tops, machine-sealed plastic bottles, and cans with pull tabs. Its rubber handle insert offers a secure grip that helps reduce slipping. The device can also be used to break the vacuum seal on hard to

6 In 1 Multi Opener

The 6 in 1 Multi Opener is a bottle, ring top, and jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Shaped like a figure eight with a stainless steel and polycarbonate frame, this device opens bottle caps, pull tabs, safety seals, bottle tops, jar lids, and slice open bags. The unit has a Santoprene grip material cover and a clamp-style design. It is dishwasher safe. 

6-Button Simple Tv Remote

The 6-Button Simple TV Remote is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor, vision, or cognitive disabilities. This remote controls most television sets and has six large, high-contrast buttons to control power on/off, channel up, channel down, volume up, volume down, and mute. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS(LxWxD): 4.5 x 1.25 x 0.5 inches.

A-B-C Puzzle Blocks

The A-B-C Puzzle Blocks are puzzles with large peieces designed for use with children with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes a wooden storage box and 26 two-piece wooden puzzles (one for each letter of the alphabet). These self-checking puzzles require children to match the letter with the corresponding picture. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 2 x 3.25 inches and the box is 11.25 x 4.75 x 2.25 inches.

Abc Train (Model 5129)

The ABC Train, model 5129, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, severe physical or fine motor disabilities. Designed to help children learn letters, numbers, first words, and greetings, this colorful toy train has been adapted with two switch jacks that allow for five different activations. Once a switch (not included) is activated, children can listen to 30 songs, tunes and phrases along with sounds and lights. Other features include an on/off switch and v

Ablenet's Action Dictionary

AbleNet’s Action Dictionary is a reference guide to alternative solutions that support student actions when adaptations are required for communicating, moving, learning and/or generally engaging in the classroom. The solutions and recommendations found in the Action Dictionary are designed for students with cognitive and physical challenges yet other students may benefit from these adaptations as well. How It Is Organized Action words like SPEAK, LOOK, CHOOSE are key to both engaging and gaugin

Abletrack

Abletrack is a switch adapted track ball designed for use by individuals who wear wrist splints or who have carpal tunnel syndrome, fine motor disabilities, limited hand function, or upper extremity disabilities. This track ball can be operated without the thumb or fingers as it requires no grasping, pinching, or twisting. It comes with two large, removable external hand switches which can be operated using the palm, fist, or side of the hand. The knee, foot, toes, etc. can also be used. The sw

Ableware 703170000 Mobility Plastic No-Wire Walker Basket by Maddak

This no-wire walker basket is meant for walker users. The basket firmly attaches to the horizontal and vertical bars of the users walker. Its flexible, virtually indestructible, retractable stabilizing arms lock onto the legs of the walker and eliminate excess swinging. The front of the basket features a slot for an identification tag and the bottom of the basket has a built-in glass, can or cup holder, a smaller compartment for coins or medications and a trough for utensils, pens, straws or eye

Ableware 703190050 Deluxe Wire Walker Basket with Stabilizing Bars

The Ableware Deluxe Wire Walker Basket with Stabilizing Bars is plastic coated. Two hooks support the basket while two easy to bend, vinyl coated aluminum stabilizing strips keep it from swinging. The strips permit attachment to nearly all walker models. It features a heavy duty white plastic insert tray that has one large compartment, a coin or medication holder and a round compartment for a glass, can or cup. 

Ableware 703200050 Walker Bag Hook by Maddak

Creates a convenient spot on a walker to hang a bag or purse. Simply attach the clamp around the walker and hang a purse or bag on the hook. Can also be used on most standard bed rails. Clamp can be adjusted to accommodate tubing diameters of 1/2 to 1 1/8" (1.27 - 2.9 cm).  

Ableware 703220051 Double-Sided Quilted Walker Tote Bag-Printed Burgundy

Double-Sided Quilted Walker Tote Bags  hangs over walker crossbar Quilted decorative cotton tote bags have front and back pockets that are held in place by hook-and-loop closures. Is designed for people with fine motors disabilities.   

Ableware 703270001 Hand Band Grip Enhancer

The Hand Band Grip Enhancer is designed for people with limited grip that need additional hand strength and control of walkers and canes. The band attaches to the handgrips of the walker or the cane shaft using hook-and-loop fastener. The user places the fingers in the band creating an enhanced grip. The elasticity in the band provides greater control and ensures a secure grip. Also useful for products that require a firm grip and swinging motion such as gardening tools, brooms, and mops.  

Ableware 703300001 Cotton Tote Bag for Walkers and Wheelchairs

The cotton tote bag is intended for use by people that have a walking assistant such as walker or wheelchair, and is designed for keeping personal belongings safe and close by. Easy to use clips make it simple to attach and remove. Includes a sewn in key ring, side pocket for easy access to often used items and a carry strap that enables the user to hold the bag when it is detached.  

Ableware 704000001 Arm Escort by Maddak-Right Arm-Medium

The right arm escort in a medium size is designed for people with hemiplegia to use instead of a regular arm sling. It protects and supports the hemiplegic arm during all aspects of functional mobility. The two-piece design consists of a wrist support and a heavy duty cotton belt. The wrist support attaches to belt with hook-and-loop and detaches when not needed, making it easy to put on and take off.  

Ableware 704000004 Arm Escort by Maddak-Left Arm-Medium

The left arm escort in a medium size is designed for people with hemiplegia to use instead of a regular arm sling. It protects and supports the hemiplegic arm during all aspects of functional mobility. The two-piece design consists of a wrist support and a heavy duty cotton belt. The wrist support attaches to belt with hook-and-loop and detaches when not needed, making it easy to put on and take off.  

Ableware 704010000 The Patient Handler

The Patient Handler is a handled sling that saves the attendants back and provides more comfort and safety for the patient. It can be used by one or two professionally trained people for reseating a patient, transferring between bed, commode, wheelchair etc. or standing a patient up from a seated position. The sling is made of high strength but flexible plastic that conforms to the patient's body.  

Ableware 704022000 Slip-On Gait Belt Handle With 2 Grips

The Ableware Slip-On Gait Belt Handle slides onto any gait belt 2 inches (5.08 cm) wide or less and provides caregivers with two strong, easy to grab vertical handles. Making use of both horizontal and vertical holding positions results in safer and easier transfers. Made of high strength webbing; it won't rip or tear. Belt not included.  

Ableware 704071500 15" Standing/Sitting Turntable by Maddak

Ableware's Standing-Sitting Turntable is a rotating pivot disk designed for people with limited mobility and other related disabilities. The flexible design allows the user to sit on the device and turn on a bed or chair. It is useful for getting in and out of a car seat. A rubber disk on the bottom provides a non-skid surface while the top plastic disk slides against a fabric center. The turning disk provides a smooth, controlled motion, to make the user feel secure.

Ableware 704092000 Maddacrawler Prone Support Walker

The Maddacrawler Prone Support Walker teaches elementary crawling skills to children with developmental delays. The design properly aligns the childs body while encouraging crawling motion and weight bearing on hands and knees. Sling provides strength, support, and comfort and is height adjustable from 9 17" (22.9 45.2 cm) to accommodate different sized children. The body of the crawler is lightweight durable plastic and weighs approximately 20 lb. (9 kg). Casters are factory installed and suita

Ableware 704092005 Sit and Ride Ambulatory Aid

Assists developmentally delayed children and adults who are experiencing ambulatory difficulties. Can be used as a stepping stone in therapy. Practice in the seated position of certain ambulatory patterns will prepare a person for actual use of the movements in a standing position. The sling allows children and adults of all sizes to sit and propel themselves with their feet and to practice smooth reciprocal leg movements, heel strikes, and coordinated knee flexion and extension. Can also be use

Ableware 704092010 Replacement Sling for Sit and Ride and Maddacrawler

The Replacement Sling for Sit and Ride and Maddacrawler is designed to assist adults and children that have fine motors disabilities.  It can be used as a stepping stone in therapy. Practice in the seated position of certain ambulatory patterns will prepare a person for actual use of the movements in a standing position. Sling is height adjustable from 9 – 17¨ (22.9 – 45.2 cm) and allows children and adults of all sizes to sit and propel themselves with their feet and to practice smooth reciproc

Ableware 704180002 Leg Wrap Positioning Aid

The Ableware Leg Wrap Positioning Aids attaches to the user in three places to assist in repositioning the leg and transferring to/from a bed, chair, sofa, wheelchair, toilet seat, etc. Convenient upper and lower handles eliminate the need to grab clothing and create a controlled movement thereby reducing injury caused by dropping the legs.  

Ableware 704200000 Leg Assist Mobility Device

Designed to make it easier for caregivers to reposition and transfer people recovering from total hip or knee surgery when it is necessary for the legs to be kept stable and moved in unison. Legs and hips are also positioned in-line to eliminate the risk of further injury. Made of soft, comfortable fabric with a built-up grip that can be adjusted to accommodate the user's preference. Machine washable.  

Ableware 704430000 Maddacare Children's Seat

The Maddacare Children's Seat is intended for children with learning and cognitive disabilities as well as fine motors disabilities. It is portable it can be transformed into a booster seat. 

Ableware 706220001 Wheelchair Plastic Cup Holder by Maddak

Ableware's Wheelchair Cup Holder holds a drink securely on wheelchair frames, bed rails, and other tubular frames. The plastic cup holder is slotted on two sides to hold a cup with handles and is accessible to left or right-handed people. It can also hold a glass, can or bottle. The rugged plastic clamp has a large easy-to-tighten lever knob. It is designed for people with fine motors and grasping disabilities.

Ableware 708500002 Porcupine Ball

The Porcupine Ball is for finger exercise, grip improvement and various games of skill. It stimulates sensory perception and improves flexibility and strength in the fingers. Hundreds of soft, rounded porcupine quills cover its surface. When used in combination with other types of balls, it can be useful for tactile discrimination activities including form, size, and weight.

Ableware 708590000 Textured Ring

The Texture Ring is designed for people with grasping and fine motors disabilities. The Texture Ring is a flexible and resilient plastic hand exerciser with eight rows of soft porcupine quills that provide tactile stimulation.

Ableware 712050000 Bowling Ball Pusher

The Bowling Ball Pusher is designed for wheelchair users. Is intended for people who want to play bowling but are in a wheelchair. Four-pronged steel and aluminum guide rests gently on the alley floor while pushing the ball. Plastic caps protect the floor surface and bowling ball. Extension handle lengthens for use, shortens for transport or storage. 

Ableware All Out Universal Opener

The Ableware All-Out Universal Opener is a multi-functional opening tool designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Provides the leverage needed to open most packaged food items. The hand rest resembles a computer mouse and distributes the pressure on the hand to reduce pain and cramping, while the T-shaped handle on top allows a person to use the device with little or no gripping strength. Designed to accommodate several gripping opt

Ableware Arm Escort by Maddak-Left Arm-Large

The left arm escort in a large size is designed for people with Hemiplegia to use instead of a regular arm sling. It protects and supports the Hemiplegic arm during all aspects of functional mobility. The two-piece design consists of a wrist support and a heavy duty cotton belt. The wrist support attaches to belt with hook-and-loop and detaches when not needed, making it easy to put on and take off.  

Ableware Button Aid/Zipper Pull

Ableware Button Aid/Zipper Pull helps is one tool that is both a button aid and a zipper pull that allows users to dress independently. It has an easy-to-hold cushioned handle and is ideal for weaker grips and arthritic hands. Ideal for those with Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, arthritis, or for individuals recovering from surgery.

Ableware Softcurve Grip Cutlery (Series 74642)

ABLEWARE SoftCurve Grip Cutlery, series 74642, is a knife, fork, and spoons with built-up handles designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited grasping ability. Made of dishwasher-safe stainless steel with large, soft santoprene handles, the utensils have handles that are ergonomically designed with a slight curve at the end to fit securely in the hand. Available models include a table knife, fork, teaspoon, and soup spoon (each sold separately).

Abracadabra Gown

The Abracadabra Gown is a women’s nightgown designed for use by women with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. Made of polyester and cotton blend fabric, this knee-length gown features a double yoke for added warmth to shoulders, three snaps positioned off-center to avoid spinal pressure points, and a full bodice with two Velcro back closures. The gown is machine washable. OPTIONS: Available with a pocket for heart monitor or slit by request. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large.

Accenda Voice Activated Alarm Clock

The Accenda Voice Activated Alarm Clock is a voice input and voice output alarm clock designed for use by individuals with low vision or mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This vertical talking alarm clock responds to voice commands and provides voice responses. The words "Alarm Clock" trigger the voice activated clock to listen to and respond to following phrases: "What time is it?"; "Play memo"; "Snooze"; "Night Light"; and many more. Ask "what time is it?" and the clock announces the t

Access Platform And Rail

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted access platform and rail for a child with cerebral palsy to allow her to access an interactive white board at her learning program. A young student with cerebral palsy participates in a learning program that is projected onto an interactive whiteboard. The children are then encouraged to choose answers on the whiteboard. Due to her cerebral palsy, the young girl's muscles are tight and tense making fine and gross motor take

Access4Kids

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an accessible touchscreen for tablet devices for individuals with fine motor and/or hand disabilities. Touchscreen computer tablets vary but one unique feature between them all is the finger gestures necessary to perform tasks on the device. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology created a simple tool, Access4Kids, that augments touchscreens and helps many people with fine motor control issues in their hands operate tablets

Access4Kids

PROTOTYPE-----Access4Kids an assistive input device that enables access to rehabilitation apps for children with limited upper-body motor control. The wireless device utilizes a sensor system that translates any physically possible body press/swipe movements into fine-motor control gestures. Access4Kids, coupled with a supporting software library, enables control of off-the-shelf apps or control of custom-made apps to facilitate the delivery of effective therapy opportunities for children with m

Accessible Testing System

Accessible Testing System (ATS) is a voice output test program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or fine motor disabilities. This testing software features computer generated speech, with a choice of voices for test content and software functions; high resolution magnification up to 16 times original size; adjustable background and text colors; on-screen highlighting by word, sentence, and section; synchronized text and

Accessmaths

AccessMaths is a geometrical drawing program designed to provide a range of input options for students with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. The program can be operated using the keyboard, mouse, track ball, or Concept Keyboard. The program approaches drawing tasks using geometrical principles. The user defines reference points on the screen, such as the ends of lines or the center points of arcs, and the program automatically draws the shape. The program's drawing tools allow the sw

Acella Adjustable Group Therapy Table (Model 7236)

The Adjustable Group Therapy Table, model 7236 is a treatment table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table has a laminate top and height adjustment is accomplished using the attached hand crank which folds under the table when not in use. The table seats six to eight individuals, including wheelchair users. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 27 to 39 inches and the table surface is 72 x 36 inches. COLOR: The laminate surface is available in amber maple or golden oak.

Activity Apron

This Activity Apron is a sensory integration activity designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or fine motor impairment to stimulate the brain with visual and tactile tasks. The apron includes activities such as buttoning, zipping, and threading for fine motor practice. Center square holds photo to trigger memories. Bright colors and textured fabrics provide visual and tactile stimulation for individuals with diminished cognitive function. Buttoning, zipping, and threa

Activity Apron

The Activity Apron is a sensory integration activity designed to provide visual and tactile stimulation for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias or cognitive disabilities. This product offers a a variety of activities intended to calm the user and hold their interest, including threading a shoe lace, buttoning a series of buttons, and stroking a soft, furry pocket. The Activity Apron is also designed to improve fine motor skills. Other features include a Velcro key chain loo

Activity Laundry Basket

This Activity Laundry Basket is designed for young individuals who have a fine motor disability. Table-top laundry basket is layered with 7 fine-motor tasks including two types of buttoning, zipping, lacing, tying, snapping, hooking and clipping. A tool for a clinic, home or school that will keep both little and big fingers busy. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches x 7 inches x 3 inches.

Activity Table

The Activity Table by Smirthwaite is designed for use by young children at daycare, school and home. The steel legs can be adjusted in height to ensure an upright seating posture for the child, and can easily be folded for storage. The activity table can be configured into five different layouts. OPTIONS: Suction hand grabs, dycem round non-slip round SIZES: 1 and 2 DIMENSIONS: Size 1: Height Range 15-23, Length (A) 30, Width (B) Size 2: Height Range 21-29, Length (A), Width (B) COLOR: Red sea

Activity Tray

The Activity Tray is a height adjustable tray designed for use by people with upper extremity, fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities or conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or Parkinson's. Made of rugged ABS, the Activity Tray can be set at any of 4 available heights by pulling the easy-open handle. The tray has two recessed cutouts for placing mugs or cups and can be used to place food and drink closer to a person's mouth. The Activity Tray can be reversed so that

Ada Compliant Blue Light Tower Phone (Models E-1600-Blt-Ewp & E-1600A-Blt2-Ewp)

ADA Compliant Blue Light Tower Phone, models E-1600A-BLT-EWP and E-1600A-BLT2-EWP, is an emergency telephone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This emergency phone has a brightly colored enclosure made of Marine grade 316 stainless steel and powder coated aluminum. It features hands-free activation and Grade 2 braille labels. Whenever the emergency phone goes off-hook, the phone automatically dials up to five pre-

Adapted Bocce

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Students with disabilities may experience difficulty in throwing activities, such as bocce. Using the gutter as a ramp provides active participation for those students with movement limitations due to contractures, abnormal muscle tone, etc. The ramp is lightweight, easily transported, and contracts for little storage space. Students may use the ramp as they sit (easiest and great for kids with wheelchairs). Standing, aiming the ramp, and holding th

Adapted Book

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to turn pages independently. To adapt the book, number the pages in the book; cut the book apart to separate each page. Laminate each page of the story. Three-hole punch each page and put it in the binder in order. Cut weather stripping into half-inch chunks, peel the backing off each piece and place two or three pieces on each page: one at the top, one at the bottom, and one in the middle. Slide the cov

Adapted Computer Keyboard

PROTOTYPEPURPOSE: To design a customized computer keyboard for an individual who is legally blind and has fine motor skill disabilities. Initial tests included two visual and two motor skill tests to determine the consumer’s abilities so the keyboard would meet all specified needs. The final design included keys that were large enough and spaced so the consumer would be able to identify and depress only one key at a time. The size of the lettering was also increased to accommodate the consumer’s

Adapted Controller For Remote Control Cars

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist a child with upper extremity disabilities with operating remote control cars. A two-stick controller for model airplanes was more manageable for the child, who lacked the grip strength to use the pistol grip controller for remote-controlled cars and trucks. The cars were set up to be controlled by a single stick, with steering and speed control on the same stick. The controller operates similarly to that of a powered wheelchair and has adjustable-tensi

Adapted Dvd Player (Model 1578)

The Adapted DVD Player, model 1578, is designed for use by children and adults with fine motor, severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This CD and DVD player has been adapted so the user has only to select the pause and play functions to control DVD s and CDs. A connected capability switch (not included) is used to select each function; however, the player can be used with or without a capability switch. Features include widescreen color LCD displa

Adapted Headset

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted headset for an adult with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spinal fusion. This individual has limited mobility, can only lift her arms to her chest, and cannot bend her neck. She mostly relies on Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition software since she can only type for a short time without pain; however, she is unable to put on or take off the microphone headset by herself. Designers observed that she was able to m

Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O (Model 941)

The Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O, model 941, is a counting board game designed for use by children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This classic counting has an adapted game board and spinner for accessibility. The game board is equipped with two switch plates. The red switch is for picking the cherries off the tree and the blue switch is for putting them back on when a player lands on the bird, dog or spilled bucket. The game board also has two external jacks for external capability s

Adapted Hobby Craft Handle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized adaptation of a carder handle used by an individual with gripping difficulties in her craft hobby of making items out of the hair of pets. In the process hand-by-hand process pet hair must be un-tangled using carders before spinning. Carders are curved rectangular brushes with bristles of kinked wire; they are used to pull clumps of hair apart and thus align the hairs. The handles on the carders were ½ inch diameter dowels, and

Adapted Puzzle

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to play with puzzles independently. One wooden knob is attached to each puzzle piece in a spot where the picture is not obscured. The knob can be attached with either self-adhesive Velcro or using a hot glue gun. To use Velcro, cut pieces of Velcro the size of the knob. Place the smooth side of the Velcro on the puzzle. Secure the Velcro with a firm push, or heat with a blow dryer. To glue the handle in

Adapted Sony Cd Walkman (Model 331)

The Adapted Sony CD Walkman, model 331, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Pushing a connected switch (not included) causes the CD to play; pushing the switch again causes the CD to stop. This player includes ear clip headphones. POWER: Uses two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.75 pounds.

Adapted Two Switch Ihome

Adapted Two Switch iHome is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The play/pause and track advance features of the iHome speaker dock for the iPod and iPhone has been adapted to allow the user to turn their iPod music on and off and scan through songs with the simple touch of two switches. This device is only compatible with a 30 pin dock connector. POWER: Requires 3 AAA Batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6½"W x 4"H x 8"D. WEIGHT: Weight: 1 1/2 lbs. COLOR

Adapted VibraFlex Massager

Adapted VibraFlex Massager is designed for individuals with generalized weakness and limited grasping strength as a result of neurological impairments.  It is a two-speed massager with a soft, microfiber cover that bends to conform to all areas of the body, including neck, back, shoulders, arms, and legs. It accepts any switch with 1/8-inch phono plug. 

Adapted Wireless Appliance Control

Adapted Wireless Appliance Control is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of cerebral palsy or stroke.  It works up to 100 feet indoors or out. Plug the receiver into a grounded outlet. Then, plug an electrical appliance such as a blender into the receiver. You can either press the button on the transmitter directly to activate the device/appliance, or you can connect an ability switch (not included) to the transmitter to complete the opera

Adapting Puzzles

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY ----- PURPOSE: To provide several do-it-yorself options for adapting puzzles for children with grasping and fine motor skill disabilities. First, cut notches into the side of the puzzles pieces to make them easier to grasp. A second method reqires adding handles of some kind to the puzzle pieces (i.e. a knob, empty thread spool, or section of dowel rod). If the puzzle came with knobs, but they are too small, replace them with larger knobs. Third, if the child cannot grasp

Adaptive Grip Brush

The Adaptive Grip Brush is an adapted brush designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in a choice of flat or round brush styles, this brush has a large bulb-shaped lacquered wooden handle to accommodate adaptive grasping. The brush has an aluminum ferrule and natural bristles. DIMENSIONS: The flat brush is 7/8-inch wide and the round brush is 0.5 inch in diameter. COLOR: The round brush has white bristles and the flat brush has black bristles.

Adesso Smart Cat Usb Touchpad (Model Gdu-410)

The Adesso Smart Cat USB Touchpad, model GDU-410, is a touch pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. Intended to provide cursor control using a right-or left-hand finger, this device features one-touch vertical and horizontal scroll and zoom, glide extend, and a Cirque driver. The unit has four mechanical buttons and three programmable functions. Sounds and speed, sensitivity, and orientation settings are customizable with installation of the Cirque driver. COMPATIBILIT

Adjustable Easel And Marker Holder

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adjustable easel with a tray to hold marker pens for a high school student with cerebral palsy. The girl has severe contractures in her fingers, which made it difficult for her to grasp and release markers when desired. When she needed a new marker, a teacher or aide manually opened her fingers and placed a new marker in her hand. Her range of motion was limited, and she could only access a portion of the drawing surface. Designers cr

Adjustable Pressure Switch

The Adjustable Pressure Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. The amount of pressure needed to activiate the switch can be changed in small steps from light to heavy by twisting the cap. This makes the switch usable by those who can only exert light pressure as well as by those who prefer a firm pressure requirement in order to minimize unwanted presses, perhaps resulting from tremor. This adjustable switch has a solid hexagona

Adjustable Touch Screen Mouth Stylus (Model 9089)

The Adjustable Touch Screen Mouth Stylus, model 9089, is a mouthstick for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This telescoping stylus is lightweight with a tip that requires minimal pressure. It has an adjustable stainless steel shaft and a plastic bite plate with rubber sleeves that allows the user to firmly and comfortably hold the stylus in his or her mouth. This mouth

Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus

Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities while accessing touch screen surfaces such as smart phones, iPads and Android tablets. The telescopic arm allows users to adjust the length of the stylus. The stylus comes with Velcro straps that allow it to fit any hand and any position. Just adjust the length of the stylus and use on touch screen surfaces including smart phones, iPads and Android tablets. Replaceable tips av

ADMouse

The ADMouse is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity and fine motor as a result of nerve injuries, arthritis, or neurological involvement. This device is designed to achieve an intuitive and ease of operation. It avoids unintentional beats through its low and comfortable profile touch buttons.

Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector

The Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. Made of 100 percent cotton, this bib is intended to keep the neckline clean and dry, the bib drapes around the front of the neck to resemble a bandana scarf. It has adjustable snap closures and a terry cloth backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLORS: Pink, purple, gray, brown and a variety of male and female prints.

Adult Bib Clothing Protector - Smoker Bib

The Adult Bib Clothing Protector - Smoker Bib is a fireproof apron designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or spinal core injury. Constructed of flameproof material, this apron is intended to protect people from burns and fire when smoking cigarettes, cigars or a pipe. The apron fits around the neck provides knee-length coverage. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Black or tan.

Adult Bib Flannel Shirt Clothing Protector

The Adult Bib Flannel Shirt Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by men with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities, cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury. Designed to resemble a plaid button-down shirt, this bib can be discretely worn underneath a cardigan or jacket. The bib feature three snaps on the back, a cotton front and an absorbent terry cloth backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLORS: Red and green plaid

Adult Bib Short Vest

The Adult Bib Short Vest is a clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. With the look of a regular vest, the Adult Bib Short Vest provides a dressier alternative to the standard terry cloth bib. Made of 100% cotton, this reversible adult bib has a Velcro tab closure and waterproof stitched lining.

Adult Bib Striped T-Shirt Protector

The Adult Bib Striped T-Shirt Protector is a clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. It has a sporty T-shirt front made of 100% cotton, and a waterproof lined backing made of Supplex fabric. The Adult Bib Striped T-Shirt Protector comes with 3 snap closures.

Adult Bibs Button Down Shirt Protector

The Adult Bibs Button Down Shirt Protector is a bib designed for use by men or women with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities. Designed to resemble a button-down shirt, this bib is made from a cotton button down shirt with a terrycloth backing added for absorption. It covers the user from neck to lap and fastens in the back with snap closures. The sleeveless style allows the bib to be worn over a quarter-length or long sleeve pullover T-shirt. The bib is machine washable. Availabl

Adult Snap Front Sleeper (Model A612)

The Adult Snap Front Sleeper, model A612, is pajamas designed for use by individuals who have difficulty dressing. This soft, one-piece garment has a top that fastens down the front with snaps. The bottom section folds up from the back and snaps to the waist. The garment is made of polyester/cotton interlock knit. SIZES: Small (29 to 31 inch trunk length), medium (32 to 34 inch trunk length), large (35 to 37 inch trunk length), or extra-large (38 to 39 inch trunk length). COLOR: Capri blue.

Adult Terry Cloth Bib (Models Cib109 & Cib110)

The Adult Terry Cloth Bib, models CIB109 and CIB110, is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. Made with a stain-resistant 90% cotton, 10% polyester fabric with a vinyl backing and cotton binding, this bib covers from neck to lap. It fastens in the rear of the neck with either snap (model CIB109) or Velcro (CIB110) closure and is made to fit most individuals. The bib is machine washable. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 18 inches. COLOR: White.

Adult Weighted Holder

The Adult Weighted Holder is a pencil or pen holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These holders securely hold most round or irregularly shaped items from 1/8-inch to 7/16-inch in diameter. This weighted handle is available in a standard or deluxe model and uses three adjustable set screws to accommodate different sizes. The deluxe model has a plastic vinyl handle and the standard model has a metal handle. The set includes a Husky pencil, a pencil sharpener, a

Aerobie Squidgie Ball

The Aerobie Squidgie Ball is a textured ball designed for use by children ages three years and up with fine motor and grasping disabilities learning to throw and catch. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, this ball has soft, molded rubber fins that can be used for grasping. The ball floats in water. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 inches in diameter. COLORS: Yellow, blue, purple, magenta, orange, green and glow in the dark.

Ahf Spanish Dictionary

The AHF Spanish Dictionary is a word prediction program dictionary designed for use by people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Designed for use with the REACH Interface Author, REACH with Smart Keys, REACH with Smart Lists, or SoothSayer programs (required, but not included; see separate entries), the program contains more than 39,000 Spanish words (translations for the 11,000 most frequently used English words). COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compat

Air Popper Activity Center

The Air Popper Activity Center is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Activated by air pressure, this toy provides pleasants sounds and interesting motion with a light push or squeeze. Minimal strength and no controlled grasp is required.

Air Tube Aromatherapy

Air Tube Aromatherapy is an olfactory stimulation activity designed for use with children and adults with sensory processing or neurological disabilities. The Air Tube Blow is equipped with a fan that allows a scent to be blown. Aromatherapy pads and essential oils have been added to the tube. Just place a few drops of scented oil onto a pad and insert the pad into the tube. The fan is activated by holding it in a vertical position.

Alimed Disposable Nosey Dual Cup, Model 83062

Alimed Disposable Nosey Dual Cup features a disposable "chin neutral" cup which can be used as a regular cup when the client is ready. It has a perforated cutout that removes with just a twist. It is convenient and sanitary, suitable for use at bedside, at meals or on a cart. The rim provides a generous cutout with room for the nose, allowing the client to drink without tilting the head. It is made of paper and can be squeezed to direct the liquid flow. 

Alimed Grip Utensils Set, Model 81424

Alimed Grip Utensils Set, Model 81424 are easy-to-grip utensils designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities associated with stroke, arthritis, traumatic brain injury and nerve injuries.  They feature textured handles. They are made of stainless steel and are dishwasher safe.

All By Myself

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, several empty daily lens cases, adhesive (glue or tape). Instructions: 1. Determine how many contact lens cases will be need for the selected book. 2. Attach one contact lens case to a page using either glue or tape. If using glue, allow the first to dry on the page before attaching the next contact lens case. Ways to Adapt this Activity: Atta

All Purpose Toy Bar

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized adaptation of an all-purpose toy bar for a child with severe disabilities. This adaptation was created using a bunch of PVC to put together a giant toy bar. It was made very large so the child’s recliner and stander could be used with it. The dimensions could easily be adjusted to fit any child's needs. The sides are 12 inches wide and the bottom has an extra 5 inch piece of PVC plus a 3-way joint on each side for added stabili

All-Around Self-Opening Pliers (Model Sw5205)

The All-Around Self-Opening Pliers, model SW5205, are pliers designed for use by individual with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. These lightweight pliers are made of surgical stainless steel and have cushioned, contoured handles joined by a loop. The jaws close by squeezing the handles and open when the handles are released. These pliers can be used for home repair, crafts, and hobbies.

Alphabet And Number Caps

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Caps can be used in activities to help children learn to recognize letters and numbers.

Alphabet Puzzle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with alphabet and shape recognition and fine motor development. Simple four- to ten-piece cardboard puzzles with puzzle boards were adapted by fastening self-adhesive Velcro on the puzzle pieces. Lowercase alphabet letters are placed on the puzzle pieces and corresponding uppercase letters are placed on the puzzle board. When the student matches the letters and places the

Alphabet Puzzle Cards

Alphabet Puzzle Cards are puzzles with large peieces designed for use with children with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes 26 two-piece carboard puzzles (one for each letter of the alphabet). These self-checking puzzles require children to match the letter with the corresponding picture. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 1 7/8 x 3.25 inches.

Alphabet Tracing Stencils

The Alphabet Training Stencils are a writing skills training system designed for use with children with eye hand coordination or fine motor disabilities. This set of 26 plastic lower case manuscript letter stencils aid in the development of the motions necessary for correct formation of letters. Included are cards illustrating each letter with red directional arrows to ensure proper pencil movements. The set is packaged in a plastic storage box. DIMENSIONS: Stencils are 1.75 inches high.

Aluminum Tablet Pen

The Aluminum Tablet Pen is a stylus for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or athritis. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this stylus has the look and feel of a standard pen and has a blunt silicone tip for accurately selecting buttons without smudging. The pen has a ribbed aluminum barrel and a clip to secure it to a pocket or pen loop. COLOR: Black, blue, pink, or orange.

Ambidextrous Lever Handle Lock (Model 7055)

The Ambidextrous Lever Handle, model 7055, is a keyless exterior door lock with lever designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This heavy-duty door lock has an eight-button combination pad with an ambidextrous lever for right- or left-hand doors. The lock has double push capability, meaning a repeated digit can be used in the combination. To preserve the lock's mechanical functions, its inner parts are Teflon-coated. A hold-back feature allows t

Anchored Joystick And Button Computer Control Input Interface

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To provide a child with cerebral palsey with a stable interface to control a computer. A commercially available joystick and large button is used in place of a mouse and keyboard to control a computer. A metal plate and screwed stud is attached to the bottom of the base of the joystick. A hole is drilled in the child's desk, and the stud is screwed into a second plate on the underside of the desk. A nut holds the assembly in place while the joystick is in use. The butto

Animated Educational Animals (Model 9312)

The Animated Educational Animals are voice output and educational toy animals designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, communication or physical disabilities, or visual impairments. The animals include CoCo the Chimpanzee, Manny the Manatee, and Pan Pan the Panda. When the user activates a capability switch (not included), each toys will say interesting things about its species, such as the fact that pandas eat up to 30 pounds of bamboo each day. Each touch of the switch will play

Animated Puzzles Cd-Rom

The Animated Puzzles CD-Rom is a computer video game designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. Animated Puzzles offers photo-realistic images from a collection of 55 pictures which are scrambled into a choice of 12, 24, 48, or 96 pieces, with the challenge increasing with the number of pieces. The 48- and 96-piece puzzles are challenging enough for an adult. To play, users click on a puzzle piece, drag it into position, and click again to place

ARK Therapeutic Cip-Kup Assembly (Model Cip-kupSAR)

The ARK Therapeutic Cip-Kup Assembly, model Cip-kupSAR, is a drinking bottle with a straw designed for individuals with oral motor difficulties. It features the Select-flow valve, which ultimately controls the fluid’s direction. When the user squeezes the bottle, the fluid will flow towards the top of the straw and remain there even after the user releases the bottle. The fluid will not flow back down, thereby decreasing the effort required to drink. Trimming the Select-flow valve will increase

Arm Assist

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation for an individual with weakness in his upper limbs. The individual was weakened to the point where he could manipulate his arm but could not lift the arm’s weight and therefore could not lift eating utensils to feed him self. A plastic sling is used to hold the individual’s arm, hung by a rubber bungee cord, affixed to an overhead arm on a swivel above the bed, and placed in a neutral position approximately an inch or so

Arm Glider

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows those who have limited upper extremity issues perform fine motor tasks such as writing. A halved PVC pipe, foam, bolts and nuts as well as adhesive fashion the arm glider. COMMENTS: The Arm Glider provides upper extremity support to the user. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: The Assistive Technology Department at The Center for Discovery, Inc. TITLE: Arm glider upper extremity support. REF: Instructables.com; http://www.instructables.com/id

Arm Glider Upper Extremity Support

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An arm glider was to assist individuals with limited upper extremity strength to perform writing and other motor tasks.

Armada Easy-Spring Scissors

The Armada Easy-Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These scissors are operated by squeezing gently using the thumb and fingers or the fingers and palm of the hand, and they are suitable for right-handed or left-handed users. When the handles are released, the blades open. These scissors have stainless steel blades and plastic handles. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long.

Armada Snippy Spring Action Scissors (Models B888 & S888)

The Armada Snippy Spring Action Scissors, models B888 and S888, are self-opening scissors designed for use by children and adults with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Available in blunt or pointed models, these scissors feature a flexible plastic arm with spring action on one handle that keeps them open and ready to cut until squeezed shut. The handle is ABS plastic and has a label insert for the user's name. The blades are 1.2 millimeter (mm) gauge stainless steel. DIMENSIONS: The handle

Armassist

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a portable robotic device with matching video game software platform for telerehabilitation for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities such as stroke, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and various others. Researchers in Spain have created ArmAssist, a mobile-based device that connects to the user through an orthotic that then records and measures the movements of the shoulder and elbow. These arm movements are translated to moveme

Arrow Q Series Lever Lockset

The Arrow Q Series Lever Lockset is an exterior door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Levers are pressure-cast zinc with a brass or bronze rose, and are non-handed to operate bi-directionally. The lockset is through-bolted, requiring a door from 1.75 to 2 inches thick with a 2.13 inch diameter bore through the door. An extra long bearing sleeve offers added support for interlocking tubes and provides extra lever rigidity. The l

Arrow W Series Lever Lockset

The Arrow W Series Lever Lockset is an exterior door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The non-handed lever comes in Broadway, Sierra, or Ventura styles, and is set in a circular plate (rose) assembly. The lockset includes a solid brass, six-pin cylinder with Arrow “A” keyway; a brass latch with brass, bronze, or stainless steel latch front; thru-bolts with support plates; and two six-pin nickel silver keys. DIMENSI

Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)

The Arthritis Daily Helper Kit, model 557183), combine products designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor or grasping disabilities or limited hand dexterity. Intended to assist arthritis sufferers with daily tasks, this kit features the following item: Dr. Grip Pen, Rubber Doorknob Extension, EZ Key Turner, Button Hook with Zipper Pull, and Shoe Buttons (see separate entries).

Arthritis Kitchen Kit

The Arthritis Kitchen Kit is designed for use for individuals with arthritis, limited grasping strength or dexterity in their hands during meal preparations. This kit includes a Sure Hand Lightweight Built-Up Handle Teaspoon, Knife, and Fork (1000T, 1000K, 1000F), as well as a Push/Pull Helper (3016), a Good Grips Jar Opener (3082), and a Three-in-One Opener (9203-13). Products are latex free. COLOR: Black handles. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Asl 6 Function Big Button Bed Control (Model Asl706)

The ASL 6 Function Big Button Bed Control, model ASL706, is a bed control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, cerebral palsy, or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a six-function electric bed has six large push buttons. To operate, this unit interfaces with the ASL 703 Six Function Bed Control (not included; see separate entry). It allows each function to be accessed through the use of large mechanical buttons in place of the small,

Asl Egg Switch (Model Asl300)

The ASL Egg Switch, model ASL300, is a mechanical button switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This brightly- colored oval-shaped switch features a seal that prevents liquid or food spillage from entering the switch and interfering with its operation. The base of the switch has screw insets for secure mounting. Each switch comes with a colored cover and a mono port. OPTIONS: Arm rest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611); fi

Assistive Door Locker

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps the elderly or those with fine motor disabilities lock bolt locks. A combination of a small wood piece, a rubber cap (i.e. piggy bank stopper) and a small metal bar form the door assist. COMMENTS: The Assistive Door Locker allows those with limited hand use more easily lock and turn small door locks.

Assistivetouch

AssistiveTouch is a touch screen navigation assistance program for people with fine motor or other physical disabilities that prevent a person from using the control gestures for the touch screen on an Apple iPhone or iPad. When activated, AssistiveTouch displays a menu that overlays the screen. The menu has single touch buttons that allow a user to replace commands that require certain physical actions, such as rotating the screen or shaking the device to “undo.” AssistiveTouch can be activated

At Accessibility Suite

The AT Accessibility Suite is an on screen keyboard, mouse emulator, screen magnification, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package includes computer access utilities for users of pointing devices: My-T-Mouse, OnScreen, CrossScanner, Joystick-To-Mouse, The Magnifier, SmartClick, TouchRight Utilities, and WordComplete (see separate entries). It runs concu

Atlas 370 Gardening Gloves

The Atlas 370 Gardening Gloves are gardening gloves designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The palms and fingers are coated with nitrile, an extremely tough yet thin and flexible material that can withstand punctures and even small thorns. The machine-washable gloves have a skin-tight fit to aid dexterity. SIZES: Extra-small, small, medium, large, or extra-large. COLOR: Choice of violet (extra-small, small, medium, or large), teal, grass green, pin

Attainment Pathway & Labyrinth Mazes

Attainment Pathway and Labyrinth Mazes are eye hand coordination activities designed for use by individuals with motor planning disabilities, fine motor disabilities, and learning disabilities. Easy-to-grasp figures slide in two colorful start-to-finish mazes. Machined from non-porous polyethelene, these mazes are washable and non-toxic. Removable figures move in a grooved track, encouraging users to cross the midline. The Pathway is a simple start-to-finish maze without intersections. It includ

Attainment Switch

Attainment Switch is a switch emulation program designed for used by individuals with cognitive, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a wireless accessibility switch. Attainment Switch can be used to communicate with scanning-enabled software running on any computer running the Mac or Windows operating system. The user can select from either one-button or two-button switch mode and use the app's bui

Audionote - Notepad And Voice Recorder

AudioNote - Notepad and Voice Recorder is a word processor program and voice input and output audio notetaker program designed for people with fine motor or neurological disabilities or other conditions that may prevent them from taking notes or recording ideas on a computer, tablet or mobile phone. This application (or app) features synchronized and indexed notetaking and audio recording and has a fully functional text note function that includes the ability to copy and paste. The note function

Autoject 2

The Autoject 2 is a syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities or use of only one hand with diabetes. Available in two models, for either fixed or non-fixed needle syringes, this device features adjustable penetration depth, a safety lock to prevent accidental firing, and a dose completion indicator. At the touch of a button, the unit automatically inserts the needle and contents of the syringe into the skin without the user having to see the nee

Autolet Impression

The Autolet Impression is a puncture device for blood test designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities and diabetes. This device can be used for for finger and alternate site testing and features Comfort Zone Technology to mask the sensation of pain and increase comfort when lancing. A force adjustment allows users to control the lancet force when sampling, which can be used as an alternative to increasing the penetration depth. The unit also offers seven penetration d

Automated Driver’S License Dynamic Visual Acuity Screening Test (Model Vt-Dva-Dmv-07)

The Automated Driver's License Dynamic Visual Acuity Screening Test, model VT-DVA-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument, and can be self-administered while seated in a wheelchair. It screens driver's license applicants for contrast sensitivity, dynamic visual acuity, night dynamic visual acuity, stereopsis, si

Automated Driver’S License Vision Screening Test (Model Vt-Sva-Dmv-07)

The Automated Driver's License Vision Screening Test, model VT-SVA-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument, and can be self-administered while seated in a wheelchair. It screens driver's license applicants for contrast sensitivity, static visual acuity, night static visual acuity, stereopsis, sign recognition, s

Automatic Card Shuffler (Model 11475)

The Automatic Card Shuffler, model 11475, is a card shuffler designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength or fine motor or grasping disabilities. At the press of a button, this device will perform a full random shuffle of one or two decks of cards. This shuffler has two card slots (one on each side) into which the user places the cards to be shuffled and a catch tray in the center where the shuffled cards are placed. The manufacturer recommends that this device be used by people w

Automatic Tweezer

The Automatic Tweezer is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, and grasping disabilities or arthritis. The unit comprises a pair of tweezers with precision-ground, permanently aligned slanted tips and non-slip gripping handles. When a user squeezes the side handles, the tweezers retract and pull out the unwanted hair.

Automatic Wine Opener With Foil Cutter

The Automatic Electric Wine Opener is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. To remove a cork, the user places the bottom of the unit over the top of the wine bottle and presses the button on the inside of the curved handle to engage the corkscrew. The opener works with natural or synthetic cork. The foil cutter is located at the top of the unit. POWER: Uses a rechargeable battery to remove 50 corks per charge. A recha

Autopen

The Autopen syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with vision or fine motor disabilities. Designed for use with pre-filled 3 milliliter insulin cartridges from Eli Lily. The one step dose selector allows maximum volume of 32 units in two increments, or 16 units in one unit increments. A single button release returns selector to "0", resetting syringe for next use. One- and two-unit models are available.

Autosqueeze Eyedrop Bottle Squeezer

Autosqueeze Eyedrop Bottle Squeezer is a designed for use by individuals with decreased hand strength and manual dexterity. The enlarged levers help to make bottles easier to squeeze by providing extra leverage.

Awesome Action Figures

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty holding and manipulating small items during play, participate in playtime by independently holding and manipulating action figures.

Baby Builders

Baby Builders is a video exercise program designed to teach parents of infants with cognitive, neurological and physical disabilities how to exercise their infant in a safe manner. Developed by a pediatric physical therapist, the program provides information on child development and exercise techniques to aid in development from birth through the time of walking. Baby Builders combines fun play activities with skills to build strength, balance, movement, and coordination. The program is availa

Baby Counting Pal

The Baby Counting Pal is a battery operated toy designed for use by infants and young children with vision and cognitive disabilities. With four modes of play, this toy musically introduces counting and colors, while offering a variety of different classical tunes. The Baby Counting Pal also offers an assortment of tactile activities that include a bird squeaker, butterfly rattle, crinkly bees, flower rings and a ladybug bell for very young explorers. Attachment straps allow this toy to be secur

Baby Smartronics Musical Fingerpaint

The Baby Smartronics Musical Fingerpaint is an educational toy designed for use by children ages nine months and up with neurological, fine motor, or cognitive disabilities. This baby-sized easel can be set up at a 45-degree angle or used flat, and features a special "goop" surface that enables the child to fingerpaint or create designs with the four included drawing tools without mess. In addition, when the surface is touched, three Calypso-style songs play. The music stops when touch is remove

Back-Of-Hand Paddle Adaptation

Back-of-Hand Paddle Adaptation is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping skills in her hands due to arthritis, motor and neurological impairments. Creating Ability's Back-of-Hand adaptations are designed to relieve the stress of holding the paddle from the fingers and move it to the arms. If the paddler has the ability to grasp the paddle, but lacks endurance or tires easily, this is the correct adaptation. The position is adjustable with a hose clamp, and the arm

Bagel Biter Guillotine

The Bagel Biter Guillotine is a bagel slicer and cutting guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This bagel slicer has a serrated, Xylan-coated, non-stick blade behind an acrylic safety shield. The bagel is sliced while held in the Bagel Biter's specially designed base. The unit is upper shelf dishwasher safe.

Baggy Buddy Shopping Bags Handle

Baggy Buddy Easy Carry Handles are shopping bag handles designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. These handles are shaped like a V with curved top arms, and can carry up to sixty pounds in plastic grocery or department store bags with loop handles. One Baggy Buddy can accommodate up to 60 pounds of multiple shopping bags. A Baggy Buddy allows the user to easily grasp and pick-up multiple shopping bags without fumbling for all the in

Balance Fishing

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To develop coordination and balance in children working on improving gross motor skills.

Balancing Frog

The Balancing Frog is a wooden game designed to encourage dexterity, hand-eye co-ordination, concentration, and problem solving for children 3 years and older with fine motor disabilities associated with stroke, Down’s syndrome, and nerve injuries. Users roll the dice, select a shape with a matching pattern, and carefully place the shape on the frog without toppling it over. It can be played without dice. Teaches shape recognition, maths and counting, and turn taking.

Ball Bopper (Model G5069)

The Ball Bopper, model G5069, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by young children with upper extremity, neurological, or fine or gross motor disabilities. Children pound large wooden balls through snug-fitting holes and the balls reappear below the play surface. Circular cutouts in the box have tough vinyl rings inside holes to hold balls in place. The toy has sturdy wooden construction with rounded corners and smooth edges and are finished with safe, non-toxic paints with a

Balloon Packet Winder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to package balloons. This device tightly winds packets of balloons for placement is show bags, give-aways, etc. The device has spindles which hold the bag and a wooden board with a spring underneath which holds the packets against the spindle. On the prototype model, the spindles were turned by hand using wooden rollers on each side. A later model, however, will replace the rollers with a treadle. The spindles will be

Bamboo Cheese Slicer (Model 126B)

The Bamboo Cheese Slicer, model 126B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a bamboo cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 12 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural light and dar

Bath Mitt

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a means of independent bathing for people with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or neurological, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This artice, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," describes how to make a bath mitt that secures to the user's hand with Velcro. Placing a bar of soap inside the mitt before fastening the Velcro enables the user to create a lather for bathing without having to grasp and manipulate a bar of soap and a washcl

Bathroom Step Block

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted step block for an individual with cerebral palsy and developmental delays to use when using a bath seat. Caregivers had purchased a sliding bath seat which had adjustable legs, but the adjustment was not enough to cover the full 150 millimeter difference between the bath and the bathroom floor. It was originally suggested to extend the outside legs of the seat so they reached the floor. However, the seat was quite high and

Battery Device Adapter

The Battery Device Adapter is a switch adapter for toys and other battery-operated devices, designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch adapter is an interface control that can be used to adapt any battery operated toy or other device, such as a radio or CD player, for switch operation. The user inserts the adapter between the end of the battery and the contact, turns the device on, and plugs a switch into the mini-jack port. The toy or d

Battery Interrupter

The Battery Interrupter is a battery interface control for toys designed to create switch compatibility for non-adapted toys for individuals with fine motor or physical disabilities. It is a cable that fits between any battery-operated toy or device and a switch, permitting the toy or device to be operated by the switch. It interrupts the power by inserting a disc between on of the batteries and the adjacent anode. There are two models available for battery sizes AA and AAA or C and D batteries.

Battery Operated Scissors (Model 9080)

Battery Operated Scissors, model 9080, are powered scissors designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities and grasping disabilities. These scissors are designed to allow children with limited hand strength to participate in art and other classroom or home activities. Once a connected capability switch is activated (required, but not included) the scissors are ready to be used to cut through paper or other art material. These scissors come with a special mounting base where they are s

Battle Creek Deluxe Bedwarmer (Model 358)

The Battle Creek Deluxe Bedwarmer, model 358, is a foot warmer designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities or other conditions that cause cold feet. This electric warming pad slips under the sheet and mattress pad. It features a large switch on the power cord that is designed for easy use by seniors and others with fine motor disabilities. In addition to turning the bed warmer on and off, the switch allows the user to choose between high and low temperature settings. The unit h

Beamz

Beamz is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. User’s pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Beamz interactive music song library contains 50 songs. DIMENSIONS: 21 1/2" L x 4 1/2" W x 19 1/2" H. WEIGHT: 10 lbs. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUAR

Beamz Education Bundle

Beamz Education Bundle is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. Users pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Education package includes 50 songs and 10 lessons for education and therapy settings. The Education package includes the Beamz l

Beamz Family Play Bundle

The BeamZ Family Play Bundle is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. Users pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Family Play Bundle includes 20 songs and 10 lessons that encourage family play. DIMENSIONS: 21 1/2" L x 4 1/2" W x 19 1/2"

Bear Popper-Animal Popper

Bear Popper-Animal Popper is designed to increase hand strength and coordination in children in adults. Users grab their Bear around the mid-section and give it a big squeeze! That sudden burst of air pressure pushes out a soft foam ball from the Bears mouth. The harder you squeeze the faster and further the ball will launch. Go the distance or accuracy, with one hand or two. Comes with 6 foam balls and carry net. Various animals are available.

Bedside Computer Monitor Magnifier

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a screen magnifier to make a computer monitor more easily viewable from the bedside for a person with quadriplegia. A permanent mount was created and added on to an existing computer stand and bedside table, enabling the individual to move the magnifier in and out to get the correct degree of magnification or flip it out of the way when closer to the screen while in a wheelchair. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, Jul

Beechwood With 18 / 8 Brushed Stainless Steel Inlay Cheese Slicer (Model Mw-805)

The Beechwood with 18/8 Brushed Stainless Steel Inlay Cheese Slicer, model MW-805, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a cutting board with a stainless steel inlay and beechwood edges and a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cu

Beetles

Beetles is a cause and effect training program designed for use by students with cognitive and developmental disabilities. The Beetles play songs using the choice of 20 instruments selected by the user. The program is accessible by mouse, touch screen, and switch and enables the user to give each Beetle a different instrument and hear the group play a song. The user can then change instruments and hear the song again. The program provides 55 ready-made songs in a variety of styles, including Ame

Ben Ka Choo (Model 8063)

Ben Ka Choo, model 8063, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush hippo acts as if it has allergies when activated. Once the user activates the capability switch or squeezes its tail, sounds of six different sneezes along with the words “whoa” and “excuse me” can be heard. This toy comes with "Sink or Swim," a story book, and a page of stickers. The story encourages language developme

Bendable Fork (Model Ha-4295)

The Bendable Fork, model HA-4295, is a swivel fork with built up handle designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This fork has a soft cushion grip with a flexible section that allows it to be bent to any angle. DIMENSIONS: 205 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 75 grams.

Bendable Spoon (Model Ha-4291)

The Bendable Spoon, model HA-4291, is a swivel spoon with a built-up handle, designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Its soft cushion grip is designed to be comfortable and easy to hold, and it has a flexible section that allows it to be bent to any angle. DIMENSIONS: 210 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 80 grams.

Best Shot Golf Stick

The Best Shot Golf Stick is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities, and other disabilities that prevent a person from being able to reach and pick up a golf ball on the ground or in a hole. This tool features a True-Temper steel shaft, a Golf Pride grip, and the Upright Claw (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: 36 inches long.

Bestic

Bestic, an eating assistive device, is designed to support eating for individuals who have difficulty feeding themselves due to physical disabilities, decreased range of motion in their arms or hands, or decreased motor coordination due to neurological diseases or degenerative conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Polio, ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, or ataxia. It is designed to allow the user to eat without assistance. Bestic can be controlled by anyone who is

Better Living Modular Homes

Better Living Modular Homes are prefab houses designed for use by wheelchair or walker users and others with physical disabilities. These homes are affixed to a permanent foundation (crawl space, basement, or pilings) and have floor plans with one to five bedrooms and one to three bathrooms. Features include wider hallways and doorways; closets with bi-fold doors; expanded space in bathrooms; rocker-style light switches for individuals with fine motor disabilities; light switches set lower in th

Big Baby Button, The

The BIG Baby Button is a switch interface designed for use by babies and children with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This large button-style switch has a built-in switch interface to enable use of a computer with the switch. The large switch surface requires only a light touch for activation. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use with IBM and compatible computers with serial or USB ports or for Macintosh computers with an ADB port. Also available is a cordless version for

Big Blue Mouse (Model Bbm 931)

The Big Blue Mouse, model BBM 931, is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, fine motor, mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This keyboard-style mouse gives "points of compass" control over the mouse pointer. When the user holds down the appropriate key, the mouse pointer on the screen moves in that direction until the key is released; pointer speed is adjustable. The Big Blue Mouse utilizes the Mousekeys feature of Microsoft Windows accessibility via

Big Buddy Button (Models 56500, 56520, 56540, 56200, 56100, & 56600)

Big Buddy Buttons are touch switches designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control switch-adapted devices. Devices connected to the switches can be activated by pressing anywhere on the large top surface. Activation can be accomplished by exerting 5.3 ounces of force on the switch edges or 10.7 ounces of force at the center. A non-slip rubber base is included with each button. COLOR: Raving red (model 56100),

Big Button Electric Bed Control

The Big Button Electric Bed Control is a bed control panel designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The control face features six large, heavy-duty buttons to control the head up/down, foot up/down, and bed up/down. Buttons function using the weight of the user's hand and do not require finger dexterity.

Big Button Ipod Remote (Model H-13)

The Big Button iPod Remote, model H-13, is a large button remote control for an Apple iPod player designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. This infra-red (IR) remote is available in two versions. One includes a dock in which the iPod is inserted; and the other use a small IR receiver that does not block the earphone jack. The IR receiver can also be used to connect the remote to the iPod Nano as well as iPhones and iPads. The remote's buttons are raised and slightly convex,

Big Button Remote Control

The Big Button Remote Control is a television and video recorder remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision or arthritis. This remote operates televisions, VCRs, DVD players, satellite systems, and cable boxes. Pre-programmed codes provide access to various models and programming is retained during battery changes. The keypad is lighted and features extra-large buttons marked with oversized characters. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 9.5

Big Grips Frame

The Big Grips Frame is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad or iPad2. The soft case fits around the outside of the iPad, and it does not cover the iPad's ports and controls, Wi-Fi antenna, ambient light sensor or cameras. The Big Grips Frame is very soft for easy gripping. Its lightweight material is non-toxic; lead- and latex-free; phthalate- and PVC-free; resistant to oils, chemicals, stains

Big Screen

The Big Screen is a tablet or touch screen stylus designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, neurological, sever physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This telescoping stylus allows the user to input exerting very low pressure. Three differently colored models differ slightly in diameter. All styluses telescope continuously from fully collapsed to fully extended. The shorter length is suitable for the iPhone, iTouch, or another cell phone, while greater

Big Switch Calculator

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Calculator designed with large control keys and display for use by persons with severely involved hands or limited vision. Calculator is modified using a MM5737 calculator chip with additional space made between keys of the keyboard. Calculator display is enlarged to an inch high using a IEE1720 seven segment display. COMMENTS: For further information contact: The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, P.O. Box 8217, Wic

Bigbib

The BigBIB is a bib designed to protect clothing from spills for individuals with arthritis or eating disabilities. The bib is made of sturdy cotton/poly terry with a vinyl waterproof backing to prevent spills from soaking through. The custom- designed shape features shoulder level, Velcro front closure. The neck size is adjustable to fit all individuals. The bib is easy to put on and remove even over bulky clothes. All bibs are machine washable and dryer safe. SIZES: Original and Junior. DIMENS

Bigtrack Trackball & Switch Adapted Bigtrack Trackball

The BIGtrack Trackball is a trackball designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This trackball has an oversized trackball with left and a right mouse click buttons located behind the trackball to avoid unwanted mouse clicks. The BIGtrack also allows for second mouse connection, enabling both the BIGtrack and a second mouse to be connected for assisted or simultaneous participation. This trackball is also available in a switch-adapted versi

Bingo Made Easier

Bingo Made Easier is a game designed for use by seniors and individuals with low vision or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Instead of small numbered balls for calling, this version of Bingo uses flash cards. Metal Trays provide a tactile gameboard for large magnet-backed markers with raised edges. The Bingo caller has an easy maintenance number card with a Dry Erase marker and cloth for recording and cleanup. The set includes six metal trays, six Bingo cards, 156 magnets, one one masterboa

Biolock 333

Biolock 333 is a fingerprint door lock with remote control and a lever handle, designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. This remote-controlled fingerprint lock for single-latch doors has a programmable LED control with storage for up to 99 users, a 500-dots-per-inch optical fingerprint reader, CMOS image sensor, and a reversible lever handle that can be installed to the right or left. The lock has three levels of administrator security which allow the administrat

Bionic Women's Stablegrip Golf Glove

Bionic Women's StableGrip Golf Glove is designed for golfers whose grasp may be impacted by strength and pain as associated by arthritis or ulnar nerve palsy. The Bionic Golf Glove is specifically designed and cut for the anatomical specifications of female hands. The patented construction of the cabretta leather gloves helps to prevent the user's grip from shifting during each swing. DIMENSIONS: Length: Small- 6 inches – 6 3/8 inches, Medium- 6 3/8 inches - 6 3/4 inches, Large 6 ¾ inches - 7 1

Bipgrip Pencil Grip

Bipgrip Pencil Grip makes any standard pen, pencil or crayon easier to hold by reducing the required gripping power. It is an especially helpful writing aid for those with arthritis. It works for left and right handed users and is good for all ages. The BipGrip makes any standard pen, pencil or crayon easier to hold by reducing the required gripping power.

Bite Trigger (Model BT100)

The Bite Trigger, model BT100, is a trigger activator designed for use by people with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis or spinal cord injury. Intended for use by individuals whose disabilities prevent them from pulling the trigger on a firearm, the unit has two components: A mechanical activator that mounts inside the trigger guard with mounting screws, and a mouthpiece with a bite switch that attaches to the stock of the gun with a Velcro strap. The user

Black Big Button Phone (Model 16H141Bk)

The Big Black Button Phone, model 16H141BK, is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. It features a speakerphone for hands free use, volume control, and a redial and hold button. A bright LED light flashes to visually signal an incoming call and music plays for callers on hold. This phone also stores up to 13 most-called numbers for automatic dialing.

Blick Egg Handled Brushes

The Blick Egg Handled Brushes are paint brushes with large handles designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These brushes have high-quality multi-diameter Golden Nylon hairs with the feel and appearance of sable. The hairs are set in an egg-shaped ergonomic handle. One side of the handle is flat to prevent rolling and to keep the brush head off of the table surface when not in use. When used with watercolor, oil paint, fluid acrylic or any other fluid medium, the

Blue Elite

The Blue Elite is an automatic needle threader designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Suitable for all types of needles the device is designed for ease of use. The user inserts the needle, lays the thread in the groove, depresses the lever, pulls the thread through, and removes the threaded needle. Illustrated instructions are included. GUARANTEE: 100 percent guarantee.

Blue Freedom Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset

The Blue Freedom Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset is a one button headset designed for use by individuals with limited mobility or dexterity issues. Bluetooth headset with high quality, adjustable volume and allows user to be handsfree and wireless. Plus, everything is controlled at the touch of a single button. Features: Clips comfortably to user's clothes. Enhanced voice quality. Adjustable volume, rechargeable li-polymer battery enables hands free operation of mobile phones. Lightweight design.

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch

The Blue2 Bluetooth Switch is a wireless touch and scanning switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switch allows wireless access via Bluetooth technology to certain applications on the Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad. To begin using the Blue2, sync the switch with a selected Apple device and activate an application's switch scanning mode to begin using the app hands-free. For maximum software accessibility, Blue2 supports f

Blues Clues Stacking Blue (Model 96756)

Blues Clues Stacking Blue is a wooden stacking puzzle with large pieces designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Based on the character from the popular children's television program, this three-dimensional puzzle enables children to take Blue apart and put her back together by plugging pegs on the large pieces into the proper holes.

Bluetooth Ihome

Bluetooth iHome is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping and neurological disabilities. This device is equipped for wireless audio streaming. It works with any Bluetooth enabled device to allow listening to music and audio programs. It has been adapted with six 2 1/2" switches to control tracks forward and backward, increase and decrease the volume, pause and turn the device on/off. The iHome features a dynamic speaker for full range of sounds, dual alarm clocks, backlight LC

Bluetooth Wireless Switch

The Bluetooth Wireless Switch is a wireless touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switcch allows wireless access to Prentke Romich communication devices with built-in Bluetooth capabilities, such as ECO-14, Vantage Lite, and SpringBoard Lite (see entries). An external switch jack allows dual switch input and LEDs indicate when pairing is complete and the switch is ready for wireless communication. Other features

Bobles Obstacle Course Set

Bobles obstacle course set is designed to be a playful indoor environment for children, where they can work on motor skills. Can be used as furniture but meant for play and to enhance children's motor skills while playing. Each animal influences motor skill development in a positive direction way. Free of any toxin or phthalates.

Book Reader

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book open in front of a reader with upper extremity disability or weakness or arthritis and enable the reader to turn the pages. The unit is made of plastic (Lexan). A single sheet, approximately 14 x 20 inches, is heated and bent and non-slip rubber is bonded to the base. The book support shelf is also bonded but can also be screwed in place from the back before bending. Spring loaded clips are mounted to the bottom, which enable the reader to release

Boost Tracer

Boost Tracer is a head-controlled mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, ALS, carpal tunnel syndrome, or any other disability where the user lacks the hand control to use a standard mouse but retains good head movement. A micro-gyroscope senses the user's head movements, then transmits those movements to the computer using radio frequency (RF) waves, with an operating range of up to 15 feet. Custom switches

Bracelet Assistant

This Bracelet Assistant is designed for those individuals who have a debilitating condition that affects their fine motor skills and/or use of their hands. Also would benefit individuals with poor dexterity, perhaps those who have arthritis. Portable and small. Users have aided support while putting bracelets or necklaces on with this tool as it acts as an extra hand, holding one end of the bracelet or necklace.

Bracelet Buddy

Bracelet Buddy is a jewelry clasp aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The device consists of a decorative textured ABS plastic handle with an alligator clip at one end. The clip holds the bracelet in position while the user fastens the bracelet with his/her free hand. A travel pouch and instructions are included. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 7 inches long. COLOR: The handle is gold.

Bracelet Fastening Tool

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with limited fine motor, strength and dexterity due to arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome manipulate bracelet fasteners. MATERIALS USED: A 14-inch (35.6 centimeter) piece of 16-gauge wire (I used brass craft / picture hanging wire from the hardware store), a ruler or tape measure, a file, cup burr, or knife sharpening stone for smoothing off the wire ends, a ring mandrel, dowel, PVC pipe section, small prescription pill containe

Brain Cap

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype an Electroencephalography (EEG) “brain cap” technology that allows an individual to transfer one’s thoughts into motion. Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a prototype “brain cap” that can transform thoughts into motion using brain signals captured from the cap’s EEG sensors that are attached to user's scalp. The computer connected to the brain cap reconstructs 3D hand movements so that one can control a computer’s curso

Brain Interface Glasses Eye Tracking System

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a brain controlled interface pair of glasses that can be used by individuals with severe mobility disabilities and neurological disorders to control a computer. The glasses were created from off-the-shelf materials by PhD student William Abbott and Dr. Aldo Faisal, a lecturer in neurotechnology at Imperial College in the United Kingdom. The system has two basic components: (1) an eye tracking system that an individual wears on his or her

Brain Tap

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a wearable gaming glove for individuals with rheumatic conditions such as arthritis. BrainTap is a wearable gaming device that combines physical and mental exercise and encourages exercise for individuals with chronic arthritis. BrainTap is a wearable system that is made up of a glove, outfitted with LEDs and motors for haptic feedback, and is linked to a retro-looking device. This device will in turn relay a light pattern (red, green, b

Break Bag

Break Bag is a bag full of fidget toys, including items for fine motor/heavy hand work, gross motor/heavy work, weight, and visual stimulation. Portable, for car rides and travel. Small parts, not for children under 3 years old. Set includes Tangle Therapy (great hand fidget), Transformer Sack (perfect for stretching, moving or snuggling), Busy Fingers Fidget Lap Pad (provides weight for the lap and finger work), Spaghetti Fidget (use as a fidget or a chewy), and Discovery Disc (fine motor, visu

Bubble Blowers (Models 4535, 4537, & 4539)

The Bubble Blowers, model 4535, 4539 and 4537, are switch-activated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activate an attached capability switch (not included) and thousands of bubbles are blown by familiar characters. Model 4535 is Dora the Explorer and her friend Diego and model 4539 is sponge Bob. Model 4537 (shown)is Ni Hao and Kai Lan. Included are a special character bubble wand and four ounces of bubble solution. Thes

Buckingham CoolHand Hot Plate Holder, Model CHAND01

Buckingham CoolHand Hot Plate Holder is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping strength and dexterity as a result of arthritis, stroke or fractures.   It uses the power of leverage to lift plates so that the entire hand takes the weight, not just the fingers. The plate is gripped and released as simply as using a hand, this is the easy way to carry plates even direct from the microwave.

Buckingham Coolhand Plate Gripper (Model 16K029A)

The Buckingham Coolhand Plate Gripper, model 16K029A, is a grasping aid for the hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand strength. Using leverage to lift plates, the entire hand-like gripper carries the weight. This non-slip, easy-to-clean device grips and releases most plates as if using the hand and there are no dirt traps.

Buckinghan Bra-Angel

Buckingham Bra-Angel is designed for use by individuals with mild to moderate upper limb restrictions or limited hand dexterity. It enables those who have the use of only one arm to be able to put on their bra independently. It can be adjusted to a wide variety of sizes. The telescopic action allows the Bra-Angel to be compacted and easy to carry. The Buckingham Bra-Angel is latex free. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches Length x 1-1/2 inches width. COLOR: White with pink center piece. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As

Buckle Puzzle

The Buckle Puzzle is adressing activity designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This dressing-fastener tool is intended to help children ages four and up and adults develop the ability to manipulate a variety of clothing fasteners while building finger strength and motor planning skills. The puzzle features six assorted buckle fasteners joined together by brightly colored pieces of nylon webbing.

Buddha Board (Model 7502)

The Buddha Board, model 7502, is a painting activity designed for use by individuals with fine motor or cognitive disabilities. The special surface on the board enables the user to create spontaneous art or practice writing the alphabet, numbers, or his/her name using a brush and plain water. When the image is painted with water, it appears on the surface, darkens, and then slowly evaporates. The set includes a brush and a water holder stand. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 12 x 9.5 x 0.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2

Build-A-Board On-Screen Keyboard Designer Utilities (Model 12401)

Build-a-Board On-Screen Keyboard Designer Utilities, model 12401, is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program enables the user to create, modify, manage, and integrate onscreen keyboards, keypads, macro buttons, and panels into any application. It supports creating and adding layouts to the manufacturer's My-T-Soft family of products, including My-T-Pen, My-T-Touch, My-T-S

Built-Up Grip For Pencil Or Paintbrush

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide an enlarged grasping surface for individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides several suggestions for simple solutions using small balls. The barrel of a pen, the shaft of a pencil, or the handle of a paintbrush can be pressed through the center of a two-inch foam ball, a Ping-Pong ball, or a hollow plastic, practice golf ball. MATERIALS:

Built-Up Handle For Hairbrush

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enlarge the handle of a hair brush for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The handle of a hair brush can be enlarged and equipped with a softer surface using hot-water-pipe insulation. To do so, cut a length of insulation to the size of the brush handle, being certain to choose insulation with an inner diameter that securely holds the handle. Insert the brush handle in the insulation and wrap tightly with pl

Built-Up Handle For Toothbrush

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enlarge the handle of a toothbrush for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The handle of a toothbrush can be enlarged and equipped with a softer surface using a piece of terry cloth or a washcloth. To do so, fold the cloth into a rectangle with a short side slightly shorter than the toothbrush handle and wrap the cloth around the handle. Secure the padding with two rubber bands or elastic ponytail holders. AU

Built-Up Handles

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist individuals upper extremity disabilities in holding eating and other utensils and implements. Foam cylinders with holes at either end can be trimmed to size and slipped over the utensil handle, a pen, pencil, etc. The foam is available in varying thicknesses to accommodate different sized hands. MATERIALS: Foam tubing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 6, November 2005. WEB: http://www.mdusa.or

Built-Up Knob

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities to turn knobs. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions for building up a knob. Purchase epoxy putty at a hardware store and break off a small amount of each of the two colors. Knead the two colors together to a uniform color and mold it around the knob. Allow the putty to harden at room temperature. . MATERIALS: Epoxy putty.TIT

Bumblebee Pedestrian Buttons (Models D-001-100, D-002-100, D-003-100, D-004-100, 453-1690, & 453-0400)

BumbleBee Pedestrian Buttons are pedestrian signal control switches designed for use as crosswalk control switches by pedestrians with physical disabilities or low vision. These switches are large and easy to push, with high visual contrast between the button and its mount. These switches operate through magnetic actuation, and have no sensitive electronics, no mechanical parts to wear out, and no exposed parts to ice up. They are self-powered and do not depend on controller input or other devic

Bumpity Blocks

Bumpity Blocks are weighted foam blocks designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. An alternative to classic blocks, the extra weight and unique texture help provide increased motor control, and the non-standard shapes help avoid self-stimulatory behavior and encourage creativity in building. Set includes eight interlocking pieces. The blocks are Latex-free and surface washable. A booklet is included with easy, medium, and challenging play options.

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget is a fidget toy designed for children with autism, with sensory integration disorder, or any child who has trouble paying attention or sitting still. Use when stressed, bored or seeking sensory input. Has the added benefit of it helping to boost their concentration and focus as well as fine motor skills and fine motor strengthening. Can be kept in a backpack or parent’s bag and used at home, school, clinic, or while riding in a car. For ages 3 and up. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 inc

Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model Bb-120)

The Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model BB-120, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5 x 6 inc

Butler Floss Threader

The Butler Floss Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairment. Floss threaders are normally a dental item, but can be used to thread most sized needles. The sturdy nylon fiber is looped with a space large enough to fit a finger through. Also good for sewing maching threading.

Button Adaptations

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options to replace buttons on clothing. The option chosen should be based on the abilities of the wearer and include using large hooks or snaps, Velcro, or extending buttons with elastic. A detailed description and illu

Button Aid (Model R612 & R613)

The Button Aid, models R612 and R613, is a button hook with a wire loop to assist individuals the use of one hand or limited finger dexterity to fasten buttons. Available in models for small or large buttons. The handle is made of wood. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 6.5 inches long.

Button Hook -- Zipper Pull

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to manage buttons and zippers for independent dressing. To make this device, drill small holes in each end of the dowel. Twist cup hook into one of the hole, being careful not to split dowel. Straighten paper clip and bend the paper clip wire in half; pinch the fold with the pliers. Place paper clip wire over the dowel and twist ends to form button hook loop. Put a dab of glue in open hole of dowel and.

Button Hook / Zipper Pull (Models Da-5130, Da-5131, Da-5132, & Da-5133)

The Button Hook / Zipper Pull is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This small device assists in button and zipper fastening. It incorporates a stainless steel hook at one end and a "C" hook at the other. DIMENSIONS: Length is 160 millimeters (model DA-5130), 166 millimeters (model DA-5133), 205 millimeters (model DA-5131), or 210 millimeters (model DA-5132). WEIGHT: 11 grams (model DA-5130), 25 grams (model DA-5131), 35 grams (m

Button Hook / Zipper Pull Combo (Models 30086 & 30085)

The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. Model 30086 has a standard handle and Model 30085 has a ribbed handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Button Hook/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28635)

The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo, model NC28635, is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the birch handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. DIMENSIONS: The device is 8.25 inches long and the handle is 5/8 inch in diameter.

Button Hooks

The Button Hooks are dressing aids designed for use by people with hand and finger disabilities. The hooks feature a poited wire loop that is slipped through the button hole to grasp the button; once the button is grasped, pull it back through the hole to finish buttoning. Available models include a wood handle (no. 2008), a built-up foam handle (no. 2009), a flexible handle for varios positons (no. 2011), large hooks (no. 2014), a sure han button hook (no. 2017), a rubber handle (no. 2022), a K

Buttoneer

Buttoneer is a sewing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity and grasping disabilities, arthritis, low vision or amputation. This lightweight device fastens buttons and makes minor sewing repairs using fasteners, The device is operated with a gentle squeeze; no threading is necessary. The nearly invisible fasteners won't unravel and are washer, dryer, dry cleaning, and ironing safe. The set includes one Buttoneer with Needle Guard, 50 fasteners, 10 buttons, and ins

C.e.o. Hybrid

The C.E.O. Hybrid is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This tablet folio doubles as a stand and allows the user to work on an iPad at a desk or table, in a reading chair or aboard an airplane. The fully padded case offers both support and flexibility and is compatible with an iPad 2. Features include a camera cut-out in back and multiple adjustable angles for viewing, displaying and typing. Turn the

Call Button

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself call button device for an individual with disabilities to use to alert or call their care giver. A simple, effective, and reasonably cheap solution for a remote switch can be made using a battery powered, wireless door bell chime. The bell button should be placed in a location accessible to the user and the chime placed where it can be heard by the attendant. The chime is distinctive and loud enough to work in noisy areas. T

Can Do Web Hand Exerciser‚Ñ¢

The Can Do Web Hand Exerciser™ is a resistance exerciser for finger, hand, wrist and forearm therapy designed for for rehabilitation and injury prevention. Aids in improving grip, strength and hand control. Web Hand Exerciser maintains dexterity in hands by increasing range of motion in fingers, joints and wrists. Web Hand Exerciser helps reduce the risk of over-use injuries and muscle strain by providing a complete muscular work out for the entire hand and forearm with minimal time and effort.

Can Pop

The Can Pop is a ring top opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The tip of the device slips under the ring on the lid of pet food or single-serving food cans and can be used to lift the ring. Pulling back on the handle then provides leverage to remove thelid.

Candy Corn Proximity Sensory Switch

Candy Corn Proximity Sensor Switch is a highly sensitive switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries. This mechanical switch does not require physical touch to activate. The user can wave their hand or another portion of their body within 10 millimeters of the switch to activate. Visual and auditory cues occur when the switch is activated. Orange lights activate for visual cues and a beeping sound is eli

Candyman Motion-Activated Candy Dispenser

The CandyMan Motion-Activated Candy Dispenser is a motion-activated candy dispenser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This large dispenser fills from the top and dispenses unwrapped candy, unsalted nuts, or gumballs (not included) when a hand moves in front of the motion sensor below the bowl. The unit holds 12.5 ounces and can be set to dispense a small handful, a large handful, or a bowl. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (not included) or an alterna

Canon Image Stabilization Binoculars

Image Stabilization Binoculars are high-powered binoculars that include a feature that stabilizes an image regardless of involuntary movements, shaking, or tremors associated with such diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease or multiple sclerosis. One push of a button activates the stabilization feature. This is ideal for hunting or wildlife viewing. The binoculars are waterproof and can be mounted on any standard tripod or mounting system.

Cap Turner (Model Sw5157)

The Cap Turner, model SW5157, is a twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The unit fits over a screw or twist top and is is equipped with an inverted L-shaped handle to provide leverage and grip to turn the cap. Recommended for bottles and small jars with a mouth up to 1.5 inches in diameter.

Capstan Handrim

The Capstan Handrim is a wheelchair handrim designed for people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This aluminum alloy handrim is plastic-coated intended for users with good arm and shoulder strength but poor hand and finger grip. This handrim is fitted 8 projections at either 45 or 0 degrees (vertical). There are 3 different mounting systems for the hand rims: standard tab, close-in tab, or riv-nut. OPTIONS: 10 or 12 projections. SIZES: For 20-, 22-, 24-, 25-,

Card Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities to hold playing cards during a recreational game of cards.

Card Holder - Clear Plastic

The Card Holder-Clear Plastic is a playing card holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This slotted clear plastic holder keeps playing cards at an angle to improve visibility and provides hands free viewing. The device can also be used to hold recipes or memos. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.2 pound.

Carex Enablers Pen And Pencil Cushion (Model En21Crd)

The Carex Enablers Pen and Pencil Cushions, model EN21CRD, is a triangular finger grip designed for use by individuals with limited manual dexterity, grasping disabilities, or arthritis. These frips slip over standard pens and pencils to provide a secure grip and aleviate stress while writing. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.75 x 0.63 x 0.63 inches.

Carex Spoon and Fork Holder , Model EN37CRD

Carex Spoon and Fork Holder are designed for people with  arthritis, or those with dexterity disabilities or weakened grip. Their design helps to create a larger surface for holding eating utensils and are easily removable to take along when eating.

Cash Drawer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with fine motor disabilities to organize and sort money in a cahier's job. A device was constructed from ABS plastic that has compartments for each denomination of paper money. The compartments are separated by ABS dividers with large tabs that are clearly marked. The dividers are notched to fit over two 'rails' along the bottom of the device. These rails prevent the bills from slipping under the tabs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fabrication. TITLE: Money

Chester Mouse (Model Ctmo)

The Chester Mouse, model CTMO, is a mouse designed for use by individuals with cognitive, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities or young children. This single-button mouse offers 800 dpi optical tracking and left-click function only. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, or Vista or MAC OS 10.1.5 or higher and a USB port (PS/2 adapter included). DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 3.38 x 2.25 x 1.25 inches. COLOR: B

Chooseit! Maker 2

ChooseIt! Maker 2 is a lesson authoring program designed to enable teachers of children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury to create customized, switch-accessible choice training programs for their students. This program is similar to SwitchIt! Maker (see separate entry) but is intended to create activities for students who have advanced beyond cause and effect programs and need to begin to make choices. It enables teachers and other user

Chunky Tic Tac Toe (Model 3602)

Chunky Tic Tac Toe, model 3602, is a board game designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. This version of the classic game has a board with large, easy-to-hold shapes with giant knobs. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 10.5 x 10.5 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 POUNDS.

Circular Sorter (Model G526)

The Circular Sorter, model G526, is a form board and large knobbed puzzle for children with learning disabilities. Designed to teach shape and color recognition, the puzzle consists of a round puzzle board and five colored circles that children can pull off and put back in the correct spot. Large knobs on each circle assist children with grasping and placement. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): The puzzle is 2.75 x 12 x 12 inches. The circles range in diameter from 2 inches to 5 inches. The knobs are 2 inches

Clamp-It

Clamp-It is an adjustable craft tool holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or fine motor or physical disabilities. Clamp-It is mounted on four suction cups, and can be used vertically or horizontally to hold an item in a fixed position. The clamp size can be changed by turning two wing nuts. DIMENSIONS: Maximum holding width is one inch.

Clampable Sensory Tray

Clampable Sensory Tray is a wet and dry tabletop sensory tray designed for use by children with sensory processing disorders or limited fine motor strength and coordination as a result of autism, cerebral palsy or developmental delays.  It can be positioned on wheelchair trays or tabletops. Use one side for dry material such as magic sand, goo, or play dough. Use the second side with its fish and crab surface for water play. Four suction cups hold the tray tightly to flat surfaces. 

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C1000)

The Clarity Amplified Corded Phone, model C1000, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by people with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 26 decibels (dB) and the base offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes word louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large black buttons with white labels; a bright, f

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C35)

The Clarity Amplified Corded Phone, model C35, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity, have low vision, or are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 40 decibels (dB) (four times louder than the average phone) and the base offers three adjustable ringer levels. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large reverse contrast (white numb

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35)

The Clarity Amplified Telephone with Talk Back Numbers, model JV35, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for use by people with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or who are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 37 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large black buttons with white and Brai

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35W)

The Clarity Amplified Telephone with Talk Back Numbers, model JV35W, is a large button amplifier telephone designed for people who have fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or are hard of hearing or have low vision. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 37 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 95 dB. The phone features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand. Other features include large white buttons with black and Braille la

Classic Foot Flush

Foot Flush is a foot-operated toilet flushing aid designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This device fits most flapper-style tank toilets and does not interfere with the operation of the standard flush handle. Once installed, the device sits on the floor and enables the toilet to be flushed simply by stepping on the unit.

Classic Long Sleeve Shirt (Model 130)

The Classic Long Sleeve Shirt, model 130, is a men's shirt designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This shirt has five Velcro front closures hidden with mock buttons, with or without a side seam opening. The underarm opening has hidden snaps that open from the cuff to the bottom hem of the shirt, allowing the wearer to dress without having to raise the arms. Other features include deep-set sleeves, placket front with functional button c

Classic Short Sleeve Shirt (Model 130S)

The Classic Short Sleeve Shirt, model 130S, is a men's shirt designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This polyester/cotton shirt has a Velcro front closure, and comes with or without a side seam opening. Other features include deep-set sleeves, a placket front with a functional button closure at the neck, a chest pocket, and a back box pleat. The side seam version has hidden snaps that open from the cuff to the bottom hem of the shirt,

Claude And Maude

Claude and Maude is a writing skills training system designed for use by children with cognitive or fine motor disabilities. Claude, an animated rat, and Maude, an animated owl help motivate children to practice letter formation. Using the mouse, a touch screen, or a graphics pad, the child can trace a letter in a freehand manner. When the letter is complete, clicking on Maude will cause her to flutter, dance, and wink, and then Claude will tell the child how he/she has done. Claude checks to se

Clear Zipper Pull

The Clear Zipper Pull is a zipper pull designed for use by individuals with grasping difficulties or fine motor disabilities. To assist in closing and opening zippers, this unit has a metal clip that attaches to the zipper tab, and a loop for pulling. The loop can be tucked out of sight when not in use.

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard

The Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard is an on- screen keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This 32-bit software application enables the user to send keystrokes to virtually any Windows application or DOS application that can run within a window, using a mouse, trackball, touch screen, or other pointing device, COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista operating system.

Clickaid

ClickAid is a stand-alone on-screen mouse emulator designed for use by individual with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for individuals who have difficulty switching between mouse buttons or double clicking on a physical computer mouse, this program works with all mouse systems, including head mouse and touch screen devices. Functions can be accessed by clicking on the form or, optionally, by using AutoSelect dwelling to enable the functions to be selected by hovering the mou

Clip Case With Tech Grip For Ipad

The Clip Case with Tech Grip for iPad is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Available in models for the Apple iPad 2 and the iPad third generation, the tablet clips into the interior of the case. The case's exterior is made of rubberized Tech-Grip material for a better grip. A built-in rigid panel enables the user to choose three different angles to erect the iPad (low for typing, medium for gaming a

Co-Oper Band

The Co-Oper Band is an exercise band designed for group use with children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This soft, stretchy band is made of latex tube covered with soft fabric and is designed for group movement and cooperation activities. DIMENSIONS: The latex tube is 2.5 inches in diameter.

Collar And Cuff Button Extender (Model 2136)

The Collar and Cuff Button Extender, model 2136, is a button aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputees. Made with an elastic loop attached to an extra button, this device allows the user’s hand to slip through the cuff without need for unbuttoning. The device is made of durable fabric and increases collar and cuff size by half the original size.

Collis Curve Toothbrush

The Collis Curve Toothbrush is designed for use by caregivers brushing another's teeth or by persons with fine motor or upper extremity disabiklities. This toothbrush features curved bristles that hug the teeth to provide simultaneous brushing of all sides at once. This brush is available in medium (adult), soft (9 years and up), perio (longer bristles), youth, and baby.

Color Changing A2 Light Panel & Table Set

Color Changing A2 Light Panel & Table Set is a low level table designed for use for children 3 years and older with low vision, sensory processing deficits, fine motor, gross motor skill development. The light panel fits on top of a flat surface or table. The accompany table has fold out legs which lock into place with an Allen key. Folds flat for easy storage.

Color-Coded Therapy Putty by AliMed®

Color-Coded Therapy Putty by AliMed® is designed for those recovering from a stroke or with Alzheimer's disease or dementia to help these individuals to strengthen grip, sharpen fine-motor skills, train memory, and build hand strength. Putty is color-coded by resistance. Tan is extra-extra soft. Yellow is extra soft. Red is soft. Green is medium. Blue is firm. A four-pack contains one 2 ounce container of each color. Silicone-based putty is unscented and non-toxic.

Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull

The Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull is designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited grasping disabilities. The built-up soft grip rubber handle has a formed wite buttoning aid at one end and a brass hook for pulling zipper tabs at the other. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches long.

Combination Seed Dispenser And Planting Mechanism

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a seeding system for employees with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury working in a greenhouse. The employees perform a variety of tasks that involve planting and growing crops. The employees plant seeds in flats, consisting of 12 trays of 2 x 2 inch cells for a total of 48 cells per flat. Each employee seeds two to three flats per day. The seeds are small and difficult to discern from the soil. The employees have varyi

Combo-Tip Soft-Touch Tweezers

Combi-Tip Soft-Touch Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Made of professional grade stainless steel, these tweezers feature aligned slanted edges, hand-filed precision tips, and a wide grip with a soft touch finish. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 3.5 x 0.75 x 0.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Red.

Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro

The Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals who have difficulty use a standard keyboard. This multilingual application displays a virtual keyboard on the screen and allows the user to type on it using a mouse pointer or a touch screen. The keyboard layout, colors, sounds, and interface themes are customizable. More than 49 types of on screen keyboard are included, and the keyboard size can be changed without editing. Other features include

Computer Interface Music Maker

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To develop a computer interface that tracks the movement of a user’s head, allowing them to produce electronic sounds and compose music on a virtual keyboard. Working with a team of musicians and programmers; Zane Van Dusen, Rensselaer Polytech Institute senior, creates a device to be used by individuals with severe mobility disabilities. This prototype allows individuals with severe mobility disabilities to express his or her creativity through music. The user

Computer Keyboard Aid

The Computer Keyboard Aid is a typing stick designed for use by individuals with limited hand function. Designed to help those who cannot access a keyboard with their fingers, this device can be used on typewriters, adding machines, calculators, and telephones. The device comprises a pointer with a round rubber tip for depressing the keys and a hand loop that secures with Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches (19 centimeters) long. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Computer Left Click Interface For Switch User

The Computer Left Click Interface for Switch User is a switch adapted mouse designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury.This unit connects to a computer with a USB connection. It can move the cursor like a standard mouse, but it is equipped with a standard .125-inch jack port for switch (switch not included). When activated, the switch initiates the left click function. It has a retractable cord for easy storage and por

Cordless Switch Interface (Model H-53-Usb)

The Cordless Switch Interface, model H-53-USB, is a computer switch interface and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit provides a place to plug switches into a computer without having to connect a cable to the computer. This unit can also be used as a presentation mouse. It has two switch inputs. When switches are plugged into the jacks, they function as standard mouse-clicks (left or right in Windows; left or co

Cork Needle Stabilizer

-DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ----- PURPOSE: To stabilize needles for threading. Corks can be used to stabilize needles during threading. Applying purchased self-adhesive cork circles to each end of a spool of thread creates a ready-to-use needle stabilizer. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Paskin, N. TITLE: Put a Cork on It! JOURNAL: RE:view. REF: Vol. 34 no. 1, Spring 2002: p. 26. PAGES: 1 2002.

Cosmo's Play And Learn Software

Cosmo's Play and Learn Software is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This software is intended for use with the Mission Control computer input device (see separate entry) and enables the child to control a virtual CosmoBot to explore and enjoy a virtual playground. The software helps users to target goals of literacy, cause and effect, attention to task, and verbal skills.

Count And Sort (Model G5072)

Count and Sort, model G5072, is a math skills game for children with learning and physical disabilities. The toy consists of a plain hardwood raised base with five plain vertical posts of varying height and 15 flat colored wood rings. The numerals one through five are painted on the base in five different colors corresponding to the ring colors. Children must place the rings, grouped by color to correspond to each numeral painted on the base, on the correct post. The raised base accommodates flo

Crayola Jumbo Crayons

Crayola Jumbo Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Available in a set of 8, these over-sized crayons are designed to aid in gripping while reducing breakage. Each crayon has a double paper wrapper for extra strength. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 5 x .5625 inches. COLOR: Birdie Blue, Bunch O' Grapes Purple, Bunny Brown, Candy Apple Red, Jack O'Lantern Orange, Kitty Cat Black, Leap Frog Green, and Sunshine Yellow.

Crayola Large Crayons

Crayola Large Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in standard (sets of 8 and 16), multicultural (set of 8), and washable (set of 8 or 16), these over-sized crayons aid in grip and control. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 4 x .4375 inches. COLOR: The sets of 8 standard and 8 washable crayons include red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, brown, and black. The set of 16 standard and washable crayons include red, orange, yellow, blue,

Crayola Model Magic

Crayola Model Magic is material for creating custom built-up handle adapters for individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in four-ounce packages or two-pound buckets, this compound air dries can be used to create grips for writing and eating utensils, tools, paint brushes, hair brushes, combs, toothbrushes, and more. COLOR: The four-ounce packages are available in a choice of red, yellow, white, blue, green, orange, neon pink, neon red, neon green, neon lemon,

Crayola So Big Brush

The Crayola So Big Brush is an easy grasp paint brush designed for children age 3 and up with fine motor or grasping disabilities. This brush has a wide handle and a thick brush head. The white bristles acommodate tempra and watercolor paint.

Crayon Holder

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create an adaptive crayon holder for children with grasping and fine motor skill disabilities. Take a 35-millimeter film canister and cut an "X" in the bottom and top. Insert the crayon through the Xs. Using both top and bottom of canister makes the crayon more stable. MATERIALS: Discarded 35 millimeter film canister (available for free from any store that does film processing) and crayon. TOOLS: Utility Knife. TITLE: Adapted Crayon Holder JOURNAL: Ideas to shar

Crayon Nibbles

------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To make crayons for children with fine motor and grasping difficulties. Crayon Nibbles are made with crayons, a mini muffin pan and an oven. Paper is peeled from the crayons and broken into ½-inch to 1-inch size pieces and arranged in each muffin slot. Bake the crayons for 6-8 minutes to allow the crayons to slightly melt. Place the muffin tin in the freezer for 30 minutes. Remove the pan from the freezer and remove the crayon nibbles from the

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty-Super Magnetics

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty is designed for use by children and adults to reduce stress, build hand and arm strength, provide tactile stimulation and develop motor skills. Each tin of Crazy Aaron's Super Magnetics Thinking Putty comes with a powerful magnet that can be used in a variety of different ways. It can be rolled, stretched, pulled and twisted. Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is odorless and designed to not dry out if it is left outside of the container.

Create-A-Game Chunky Game Spinner

Create-a-Game Chunky Game Spinner, model 032159, is a game spinner with an extra-wide elevated pointer designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. Velcro backed pictures can be placed around the spinner on the board's Velcro-receptive base. The board holds eight 2x2-inch pictures. DIMENSIONS: The spinner is 8 inches in diameter and has a 9-inch base. COLOR: Blue and yellow base with red pointer.

Crepe Puzzle Construction Set

The Crepe Puzzle Construction Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurological or fine motor disabilities. These puzzles offer tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Construction Set includes a dump truck, a backhoe, a bulldozer, and a cement truck. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.

Crepe Puzzle Nature Set

The Crepe Puzzle Nature Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurological or fine motor disabilities. These puzzles offer tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Nature Set includes a butterfly, a bug, a bird and a fish. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.

Crepe Puzzle Transportation Set

The Crepe Puzzle Transportation Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurolological disabilities. These puzzles provide tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Transportation Set includes a plane, a train, a helicopter, and a fire truck. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.

Crossover Grip, The

The Crossover Grip Classic is pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand. This device uses a technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the user’s fingers in the proper position. It is designed the same as The Pencil Grip (see entry) but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other. COLOR: Assorted classic, neon, or metallic colors.

Crossscanner (Models Smx-3, Sm-3, & Sw-3)

CrossScanner is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program enables one- or two-switch control of mouse functions. With the switch(es) plugged into a switch interface (not included), the user is able to perform mouse moves; performs clicks, double clicks, and drags; operate menus; and enter text through an on-screen keyboard. An AutoScan feature enabless the user to initiate scrolling

Cruise

Cruise is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device requires no hand or wrist movement. Users control the speed and direction of the cursor with a single, soft touch of a control ring. The programmable unit stores personal settings for automatic retrieval each time the computer is powered up. Designed to be plug-and-play for any computer with PS/2 or USB connection, the device features two switch input jack

Cubex Therapy System On Wheels

The Cubex Therapy System on Wheels is a fine motor training kit designed for use with individuals with neurological disabilities and/or who use wheelchairs. This wheeled station accommodates four users standing and/or in wheelchairs At the ends of the unit are 90-degree fold-away work surfaces with bolt boards and a pegboard that opens to 60 or 90 degrees. Other features include a slide-out full-width plastic-laminate work surface and a reversible activity board in the top with a pegboard on one

Curling Guide

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation to enable individuals who use powered wheelchairs to participate in curling (a game similar to shuffleboard). Since one hand was required to control the speed and direction of the wheelchair, this left the players only one hand with which to control the push rod and rock when two hands are required. The Curling Guide allows users to finely aim and control the forward motion of the rock. The guides are a quick connect/disconnect to th

Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles are wood puzzles designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. These custom-made large-pice tray (frame puzzles)can be made with a choice of picture from the manufacturer's collection or with the user's personal picture. The pieces are available without knobs or with knobs in one of three styles. An additional picture may be added under the puzzle pieces as a guide. The puzzle size, number of pieces, and piece shape are per the cus

Customized Cup

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized cup for a young adult with developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and vision impairment. After experimentation, a physical therapist determined the length of a cup from which the user could drink safely. A Doidy cup, which is used to teach babies how to drink from a rim rather than a spout, was adapted to allow the user to easily hold the cup. New handles were created that are 3 centimeters away from the cup rather than the curre

Cutting Board For Graphic Arts

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with scleroderma to cut mats, foam board, fabric, and other materials used in graphic arts. The board consists of a plastic cutting mat mounted on a wooden board with a spring-loaded metal strip across the top and down the left side. The user slides the material to be cut under the strips and tightens them using an attached tri-nut. This holds the material in place and enables the user to cut it without danger of cutting her fingers. TITLE: Cut

Cutting Board With Pivot Knife

The Cutting Board with Pivot Knife is a cutting board and kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities or tremors. This cutting board and knife combo features 4 suction cups at the bottom to secure the board to the counter, and the chef knife attaches to the cutting board on a pivot to control the chopping motion. The chef knife has an ergonomically shaped handle for easier grasping and a stainless steel blade. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 12

D.I.Y. Electronic Dice

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Electronic Dice is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination due to arthritis, neurological impairment, illness or surgery. It can be used children and adults during recreational games. Materials: Electronic Die with a 3.5 millimeters mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7 strand 0.2millimeters). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Step 1: Drill a hole. Locat

D.I.Y. Game Console Switch Interface Deluxe

***Do It Yourself*** Game Console Switch Interface Deluxe is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and coordination while accessing Playstations. Materials: 1x Sega Dreamcast Arcade Stick 1x Ultimarc iPac board with USB PC lead. 1x Ultimarc Playstation adapter with case, fitted with latest PCB and OneSwitch.org.uk control-set chip. 1x PS/2 to PS/2 connecting lead 1x USB Keyboard 1x On/Off switch (e.g. Maplin's "JR96E") 3x Small push switches (e.g. Maplin's "FH59P") 27x 3.5mm so

D.I.Y. Lighter Aid

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide assistance for those with limited fine motor strength and dexterity to light a lighter rod. MATERIALS USED: Plasticine or clay, Lighter rod, 2 component casting silicone with stiffness A30, 5 pieces wood, Low density polyutherane foam, Braided polyamide rope (rope with little stretch), 2 Eyebolts, Putty, Bicycle brake lever, Paint. TOOLS NEEDED: Drill, Sandpaper. PREPPARATION: 1. Personalize Hand Print: Use the Plasticine or clay to make a h

D.I.Y. Ooglies

***Do It Yourself*** OOglie adaptation allows children with limited fine motor, grasping and motor control due to cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and/or illnesses activate mechanical toys and watch it move and light up. Materials: Any OOglie with a 3x 3.5 millimeters headphone socket; thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2 millimeters). A Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with drill bit 6 (1/4"); knife or wire strippers; small screwdr

D.I.Y. Scalextric

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Scalextric is race track game designed for children with limited fine motor, upper extremity strength and grasping abilities due to cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or surgery. It allows the activity to be activated by switch. Materials: Chaserz racing game; 2x 3.5 millimeter mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2millimeter). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with 2 drill bits (1x ¼ inch; 1x

D.I.Y. Tumbler

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Tumbler is a remote control car. This modification allows users with limited fine motor, strength, and grasping abilities use a switch to activate the small buttons on the remote control base. Materials: Tumbler Remote Control Car with 2 button controller; 2x 3.5 millimeters headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2 millimeters). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with drill bit 6 (1/4 inch). Knife o

Dadc Game Wheel

The DADC Game Wheel is a modified game controller designed for people with fine motor or upper or lower extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury that prevent them from using a joystick or pedal control. This controller consists of a steering wheel controller for games involving racing or driving, and a hand control lever extending from the base of the unit to control acceleration and braking functions.

Dasher Car (Model 8009)

The Dasher Car, model 8009, is a remote control operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Using the adapted remote control, the user can make this toy car perform stunts, 360-degree front axle spins, and wheelies accentuated by bright multicolor flashing lights. This toy is intended to increase visual attention. POWER: The car uses 3 AA batteries; the remote requires 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Car - 3 x 6 x 4 inches; remote - 1.75 x 10 x

Deltasand

DeltaSand is a sand water table designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This non-tox, allergen- and latex-free sand acts and feels like wet sand molds like dough and is reusable and does not dry out. The sand is available in a set with two pounds of sand and an inflatable, high-sided tray which serves as a worksurface and carrying case or in a starter kit with two pounds of sand, the tray, six molds, and two carving tools. The tray has a clear sl

Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set

The Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor and neurological disabilities. The activity reinforces fine-motor skills, provides tactile stimulation and sequencing practice by lacing or tracing the colored shapes. The set of three kits includes: Lacing & Tracing Kids with eight kids and a bus; Lacing & Tracing Goldilocks with Goldilocks, three bears, one house, one bed, one chair, and one bowl; and Lacing & Trac

Deluxe Rainbow Blocks (Model G3011)

Deluxe Rainbow Blocks, model G3011, are an educational toy designed for use by children with cognitive and perceptual disabilities. Each of the 42 hardwood blocks in the set features a transparent plexi-glass window in the center in the shape of a triangle, rectangle, square, or half circle. Play with these blocks encourages motor skill and eye-hand coordination development and color and shape recognition. COLOR: The windows in the blocks are red, yellow, blue, or green. The blocks are natural

Denco Easy Grip Nail Clipper

The Denco Easy Grip Nail Clipper is a nail clipper designed for use by people with arthritis or grasping disabilities. The redesigned fulcrum mechanism increases the cutting power of the clipper while reducing the force required to cut. The oversized handles and angled design make the tool easy to hold, while blade bumpers increase stability and prevent nails from being cut too short. WARRANTY: Guaranteed for life.

Denco Easy Grip Point Tip Tweezers

The Denco Easy Grip Point Tip Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. These tweezers feature an improved handle design with a rounded back, enabling users to hold the tool in their palms for stability. This grip eliminates the pinching motion of regular tweezers. The tweezers’ built-in alignment arms ensure that the tips do not slide from side to side, even after being dropped. The tips have also been sprayed with a fine abras

Denco Easy Grip Slant Tip Tweezers

The Denco Easy Grip Slant Tip Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. These tweezers feature an improved handle design with a rounded back, enabling users to hold the tool in their palms for stability. This grip eliminates the pinching motion of regular tweezers. The tweezers’ built-in alignment arms ensure that the tips do not slide from side to side, even after being dropped. The tips have also been sprayed with a fine abras

Denco Easy Grip Toenail Clipper

The Denco Easy Grip Toenail Clipper is a nail clipper designed for use by people with arthritis or grasping disabilities. The redesigned fulcrum mechanism increases the cutting power of the clipper while reducing the force required to cut. The oversized handles and angled design make the tool easy to hold, while blade bumpers increase stability, keep toenails from being cut too short, and help prevent ingrown toenails. WARRANTY: Guaranteed for life.

Design And Drill Activity Center

Design and Drill Activity Center is designed for children 4 years and older through adult. It can be used with individuals with cognitive impairments, fine motor delays, and other neurological impairments. Users can use the patterns or their imagination to create pictures with colorful plastic 'bolts' and power drill or screwdriver. This kit includes 20 pattern cards, 120 bolts, plastic grid box and reproducible blank grid for make-your-own cards.

Designer Embroidery Bibs For Women

The Designer Embroidery Bibs for Women are bibs designed for use by women with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Made of cotton and polyester blend, these bibs have two layers of terry cloth sewn together with a plain white back and embroidered front. The embroidery work is not seen from the back side. Features include hook and loop neck closure. The bibs are machine wash and dry. DIMENSIONS: (LxW): 30 x 18 inches.

Designerseries 1040 Toilet Partition System

The DesignerSeries 1040 Toilet Partition System are accessible restroom stall partitions designed for use by people with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis or other conditions that may cause weakness in the hands. Custom made to fit field conditions, these partitions are made of industrial grade particle board with stainless steel edge trim and concealed stainless steel hardware. They are scratch, dent and impact resistant and allow for complete removal

Desktop Desk

The Desktop Desk is an adapted desk or table adapter designed for use by individuals with fine motor, orthopedic, or mobility disabilities. Placed on top of a table or other table-like surface, this lightweight, portable unit provides a large, stable writing surface with adjustable heights and angles. The unit's clear plastic, removable and erasable writing surface allows for templates to be used in writing practice or for tracing art. An accessory tray attaches to either side of the unit and pr

Detachable Claw

The Detachable Claw is a golf accessory designed for us by people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person from being able to reach a ball on the ground or in a hole. The Detachable Claw consists of two parts: the Claw pick up tool with a magnet on its base and a 1.5-inch screw that screws into the small hole on the end of a putter grip and has a magnet. The two magnets hold the Detachable Claw when being used to pick up the ball. This

Device To Access Swimming Pool

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide swimming pool access for a person with intellectual and physical disabilities. A 24-volt solar-charged pool hoist from Australian manufacturer Wymo was chosen for this adaptation. However, when lowered into the pool using the hoist, the user needed to be supported while she was removed from the sling. She also needed support during the reverse process of putting the sling back on when she was being taken out. A “landing bay” was made in the pool for the ind

Diginity Mug

The Dignity Mug is a twin handle cup designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity tremors or limited hand dexterity. The Dignity Mug's design is intended to permit multiple grip positions. The user can grasp the outside of both handles, slide his/her fingers through both openings, or grip the body of the mug directly. The mug holds 8 ounces. OPTIONS: Available as a set of two or four.

Digital Camera Mount And Control Device

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide an individual with cerebral palsy a customized, digital camera mount, and control device. The patron was unable to avoid moving the camera when she operated the shutter, so her shots were blurred. The first solution was to isolate the triggering mechanism from the camera; but today’s digital cameras lack the remote triggering capacity that film cameras have. A “camera remote shutter release” was the solution. A release mechanism consisting of solenoid which

Discovery Ball

The Discovery Ball is a toy designed for use by children with cognitive, vision, or fine motor disabilities. Children press any letter on the ball to hear the letter name, letter sound, or one of 26 classic tunes. Spinnning or rolling the ball plays the "ABC" song or one of three other melodies, while twinkling lights flash to the beat. The music stops when the ball stops, encouraging the child to spin or roll again and again. Infants can spin the Discovery Ball in its base; older children can d

Discovery Puzzle Cube (Model 1582)

The Discovery Puzzle Cube, model 1582, is a tote-along puzzle cube with large pieces designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. The toy is a plastic cube equipped with a handle and with a different activity on each side. The child must mix-and-match animal shapes, numbers, faces, and patterns to form complete pictures. This can be done by simply sliding the puzzle pieces up, down, and sideways. COLOR: This puzzle cube is white

Disney Smile 'n Play Shape Sorter

The Disney Smile 'N Play Shape Sorter is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children ages eighteen months and up with fine motor and neurological disabilities. The base of the toy is in the shape of Mickey Mouse's shorts and the carrying handle is in the shape of Mickey's ears. The eight blocks which fit in the sorter help teach shapes and colors, and four of the blocks feature Disney characters. The open/close door at the back of the shorts add to put and take play action.

Disposable Clothing Protectors

The Disposable Clothing Protectors are bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities as well as people with excessive drooling. Designed for easy application and removal, these disposable peel-and-stick bibs have an adhesive on the back. Each bib covers the chest and waist and feature a fold-out pocket to catch crumbs. These absorbent, waterproof and leakproof protectors offer protection similar to standard cloth bibs without

DIY 3 Ring Binder Opening Tool

3 Ring Binder Opening Tool is designed for use by individuals with fine motor dexterity, coordination, and limited upper extremity skills as a result of arthritis, stroke, multiple sclerosis, or traumatic brain injury. This tool is designed to provide the additional leverage that is often needed for a person with limited hand dexterity to open a three-ring binder.

DIY 3D Printing Prosthetic Hand - Make it Real Challenge

3D Printing Prosthetic Hand - Make it Real Challenge Scand, designed by Scott Allen, and is a piece of functional body art for consumers with single upper-body amputations.  Scand is designed to enhance the user's quality of life

Diy Adapted Power Wheels Toy

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself adapted power wheels electric ride on toy for children with disabilities. First locate the two wires that connect to the pedal switch and splice into the wires on either side of this switch. To create a switch for a child who cannot use the foot pedal a standard light switch can be used. Using a hot glue gun secure the wires so they do not hang all over the place and get ripped out. The wires you install should not be visibl

Diy Assistive Pan Holder

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself (DIY) assistive pan holder for individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities or the use of only one hand. The DIY assistive pan holder is designed to be a low-cost alternative for individuals with disabilities who cook. To begin, prepare three suction cups. If top section (grip) of a suction cup is round, use an Exacto knife to make the sides flat so that a lateral hole can be drilled through the suction cup's gri

DIY Glue Tracing Pre-Writing

This DIY Glue Tracing Pre-Writing is designed for young children with different learning disabilities to help them better understand the shapes of letters. This activity works on pre-handwriting skills, hand eye coordination, and fine motor skills. 

Diy Iphone Or Ipad Glove

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help prevent unwanted marks and accidental activation of targets on touch tablet screen. This glove will also help to discourage positioning your “hand in the air” while attempting to keep your hand away from the screen. This can modification can be used by children and adults with decreased hand strength and individuals who are left handed dominant. MATERIALS USED: Gloves and scissors. PREPARATION: 1. Select a glove. 2. Take a pair of scisso

DIY Kindle Page Turner - 3D printed

The Kindle Page Turner-3D printed is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor strength and coordination as a result of arthritis, tremors, nerve injury or stroke.  It is designed to allow the user to use the levers to navigate the pages of a Kindle. 

Diy Mouse From Wii Remote

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself mouse for individuals with hand disabilities. First the Wii remote needs to be disassembled in order to reach the button actuators in which to solder the ADSL cable. Step 1: To disassemble the remote: (1) Dismount the battery cap you will see two screws, (2) with the screw driver (a special one bought on eBay for one dollar was used) unscrew the screws, (3) this will allow the remote to be taken apart, (4) the golden circl

DIY Pick & Place Jigsaw Puzzle Aid

This product was designed for individuals with limited fine motor and dexterity to pick up and manipulate small puzzle pieces. An aquarium pump was reversed so it sucks air instead of blowing air. A tool with a small suction cup was attached to it and a switch was placed between the pump and the plug to temporary interrupt the current towards the pump so the puzzle piece could be released.

DIY Pill Bottle Tip Switch

DIY Pill Bottle Tip Switch is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping skills as a result of cerebral palsy or arthritis. 

DIY Recorder Assistance Tool

The Recorder Assistance Tool is designed for individuals who are unable to use a finger as a result of an amputation who desire to play a recorder. 

DIY Slicer for People with a Hand Disability

This DIY Slicer for People with Disabilities such as arthritis, nerve injuries, or multiple sclerosis. Users can modify this board to be used by individuals with a variety of hand usage.

DIY Switch Air-Surfer

DIY Switch Air-Surfer is designed to assist individual with limited mobility and fine motor coordination due to cerebral palsy, stroke, and brain injuries participate in recreational play by using a switch to fly the model plane. Materials 1x "Air-Surfer". 2x 3.5 millimeter mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2 millimeter). Shrink-wrap. Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with 1x 1/4 drill bit. Knife or wire strippers.

Diy Textured Board Storage Box

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a texture sensory storage box for children and adults.

Diy Universal Utensil Holder

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself universal utensil holder to assist individuals with arthritis and grasping, fine motor or neuromuscular disabilities to hold and manipulate eating utensils. Step 1: Cut the pieces. Measure the hand—length and width—of the person the holder is for, using an average of 2 inch width depending on the size of the hand of the person. After cutting the rectangles out of the plastic package them both sides in duck tape. Step 2: Cut

DIY Weigthed Glove

DIY Weighted Glove is designed to provide additional sensory input to the hand for children who need the extra input to be more aware of the position of their hand. Material: Hook and loop strap (i.e. Velcro), washers, a mitten/glove (the author purchased the gloves from Target).

Diy Wii-Mote Modification

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself rewired Wii remote to function using a switch witbigger buttons for individuals with disabilities. This DIY allows individuals with disabilities to use the Wiimote by not having to press the small buttons on the remote but rather use the buttons that have been rewired—A button, B button, the directional pad (up, down, left, right), and the home button. Step 1: Gather and set up soldering equipment. Step 2: Disassemble the W

Diy Wireless Typing Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a wireless typing glove for individuals who type on a smartphone or computer one-handed and individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. G.A.U.N.T.L.E.T. (Generally Accessible Universal Nomadic Tactile Low-power Electronic Typist) is a do-it-yourself wireless typing glove that was developed by a pair of former design students and is in the beta stage of development. G.A.U.N.T.L.E.T. allows users to type on any smartphone

Dod Fitness Kit

DOD Fitness Kit is designed for use by individuals with various conditions that impact joint integrity such as arthritis, tendonitis, or carpal tunnel, osteoporosis, patellar tendonitis, runner’s knee and jumper’s knee. The DOD fitness kit can be used during basic fitness activities such as yoga, Pilates, physical therapy, relaxation, or massage. This kit is designed to support, stabilize and cushion the knees, reduce stress and press on wrists, and prevent and reduce neck pain while lying on th

Dog Backpacks

Dog Backpacks are designed for use by individuals use an animal companion to assist during daily routines. These saddlebag style backpacks allows the users dog to help carry necessities. It includes large pockets for food, water storage, and personal items. It has three separate adjustment points for maximum comfort. The pack is easily removable to take weight off during rest stops.

Dominoes

Dominoes are designed for use by children who have difficulty grasping or seeing standard small dominoes. These soft, foam-filled dominoes are non-toxic, machine washable, and dryer safe. The set includes 28 pieces and a zippered vinyl storage bag. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10.5 x 6 inches.

Doodle Bug

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an inexpensive writing aid for individuals with hand injuries, congenital malformations, or arthritis to assist with holding a pen or pencil when writing. The Doodle Bug is a sturdy and child-friendly device with a wooden base covered with felt on one side; a hole in which to place a pen, pencil, or crayon; and a ball-bearing caster attached to the bottom of the wooden base allowing for easy mobility. The writing implement can be easily

Door Handle Pull

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to opene a door. Form a loop large enough to fit over the door handle at one end of a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) Secure the loop around the handle and knot the remaining cord into a large loop to act as a pulling aid. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html REF: V

Doro Handleeasy 321Rc Remote

The Doro HandleEasy 321rc universal television remote control designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or low vision. The unit has seven large programmable buttons and a learning function which enables it to learn commands from multiple existing remotes. POWER: Uses triple-A batteries (included). COLOR: White with black buttons.

Doro Handleeasy 326I Gsm Cell Phone

The Doro HandleEasy 326i GSM Cell Phone is a large button cell phone designed for use by seniors and individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This phone works with major US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile (not Verizon or Sprint) and offers calling only. Features include large backlit concave buttons, a display with large characters and high contrast, a vibrating ringer, and a soft touch grip. It also has 15-number redial with caller ID, four one-touch speed dials, seven ri

Doro Memoryplus (Model 319Ph)

The Doro MemoryPlus, model 319ph, is an amplified telephone designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing or who have limited dexterity or cognitive or memory disabilities. This hearing aid compatible phone features an ergonomically-designed keypad with high-contrast concave keys with low reflective finish, four one-touch photo memory buttons, an easy-grip lightweight handset, and a sure slide cradle. The handset volume can be amplified by up to 30 decibels. Other features include thre

Dot-To-Dot Therapy Book

This Dot-To-Dot Alphabet Book is designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or those who have poor fine motor ability, poor dexterity, etc. or to help novice learners or slower learners to learn the sequence of alphabet letter, while at the same time, building their eye-hand coordination skills. Contains 64 pages of dot-to-dot alphabet activities, a bonus incentive chart, and 140 gold star stickers.

Double Reeboundnet Kit

The ReeBoundNet Kit is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children 13 years of age and older and adults with fine motor or neurological disabilities. The Kit includes two back-to-back nets on a large square frame enabling two activities to take place simultaneously. The users can hit the net target with bean bags and balls in any eye-hand coordination activity program. The net has one fixed bounce-back angle designed for maximum returns; however, the bounce-back angle can be s

Double-Handled Mug

The Double-Handled Mug is a twin handle cup with spout designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities and/or swallowing disabilities. This 10-ounce mug is equipped with handles large enough to accommodate adult fingers. The drinking spout in the included lid prevents spills. This cup is afe for dishwasher, microwave, and autoclave. COLOR: Clear with white lid.

Dragon Dictate For Mac

Dragon Dictate for Mac is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition software allows hand-free operation of Apple Macintosh personal computers. The system allows users to speak at their normal pace and control applications by using voice commands to initiate any program or action within a program, to move the mouse cursor and click anywhere on the screen, or to place t

Draw And Write Notebook

This notebook is designed for children to encourage drawing and writing as an outlet for unneeded energy. Wide double lines provide room for student pictures and creative writing. The first half of the notebook has pages with drawing space at the top and 5 sets of double lines below. The second half has the same pages on the left side. The right side pages have 8 sets of double lines. The notebook may also be used for copying or journal writing.

Drawer And Cabinet Pulls

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to open cabinets and other doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article describes how cabinet door knobs and drawer pulls can be replaced with D-shaped handles to facilitate grasping. A D-handle can also be attached to the door of a front-loading dishwasher for easier opening. Attaching a loop of rope or webbing to a D

Drawer Pulls

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to open drawers with knob pulls. The knobs can be removed and a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) threaded through the holes and knotted inside the drawer. In lieu of removing the knobs, cut a length of cord several inches longer than the distance between the two knobs, then form and knot a loop at each end large enough to slip over the knobs. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Que

Dress Up Moody Bear

Dress Up Moody Bear is a wood puzzle with large pieces designed for use with children with cognitive and neurological disabilities who are learning to express and recognize facial expressions. This puzzle comes in a wooden storage box and features a lid with a recessed form for the bear to be assembled on. The puzzle offers six mix-and-match outfits and six bear faces, each with a different facial expression.

Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a small towel bar, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. MATERIALS: Small towel bars. TOOLS: Screw driver and drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic carpentry skills. AUTHOR: Greenstein, D. TITLE: Dressers and Knobs.

Dresser Drawer Knobs

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Drawers with small round knobs can be difficult to open. For easier grasping, the knobs can be removed and replaced with larger knobs intended for use on cabinet doors. Cabinet knobs are available in a range of styles and sizes, so can be selected to make grasping easier for the intended user. For example, a larger square knob may be more accessible th

Dresser Drawer Pull

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with eye bolts with a piece of soft rope or cord tied between them, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. A modification of this option would be to leave the existing knobs in place and tie the rope between the k

Dressing Stick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. The dressing stick can be used to pull up trousers, pull a shirt or sweater up onto a shoulder, an pull socks up. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making a dressing stick from materials readily available at hardware stores: a dowel and a plasti

Drew Tablet Stylus Pen

The Drew Tablet Stylus Pen is a stylus for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or athritis. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this stylus has a rubber tip and a triangular barrel for a comfortable grip. The barrel is made from conductive ABS plastic and holds a retractable cleaning cloth; twisting the barrel stores the cloth. COLOR: Black, cobalt, crimson, kelly green, or purple with a black tip. WARRANTY: One year. One- and two-yea

Drinkup Hands-Free Drinking System

The Drinkup Hands-free Drinking System is designed for use by people with grasping, fine motor, upper extremity, severe physical disabilities and upper extremity amputation. The system has three main components: a polycarbonate jug with cover; a food-grade PVC fluid tube and straw with a silicone rubber CamelBak bite valve; and a polypropylene and fiberglass base into which the jug is secured. The base has an adjustable arm to position the straw and bite valve. The open end of the tub is inserte

Drinkup Travel Lite

The Drinkup Travel Light is a wheelchair drink holder with a long straw designed for people who have lower extremity or mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury and grasping, fine motor, upper extremity, severe physical disabilities or upper extremity amputation. The Drinkup Travel light consists of a water bottle cage with a bracket so it can be attached to the backrest frame of a wheelchair. It has a semi-rigid flexible arm that extends upward past top of backrest and forward around to the

Drive Along Play Car (Model 1008)

The Drive Along Play Car, model 1008, is a puzzle with large pieces and a sensory integration activity designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. This toy car features a plastic body with an oversized steering wheel on the back and a large key on the top. The horn honks and the windows can be rolled up. The key clicks when turned, and the engine revs when the car is pushed. Other features include a shape sorter in the hood. Whe

Drive Standard Assist 32 Inch Reacher, Model RTLPC23583

Drive Standard Assist 32 Inch Reacher is intended for individuals with limited hand strength or flexibility. It has ergonomically designed trigger for use with the whole hand and it adds 32 inch to arm length to reduce stretching and bending when picking up objects to purposely enhance user's safety.

Dryer Door Pull

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to open a dryer door with recesed handle. Drill a small hole at the top and bottom of the handle. Thread a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) through the holes and knot it in a loop. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. TOOLS: Drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop skills. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html

Dual Control Training Scissors

The Dual Control Training Scissors are child's scissors designed for use with children with fine motor disabilities. These scissors have blunt stainless steel blades and hard plastic handles. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have double loops inside each large handle. The child uses the set of loops furthest from the blades, while the adult uses the other set to assist with control or pressure or to provide guidance. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long.

Ducks On A Pond

Ducks on a Pond is designed for children with neurological and upper extremity disabilities who are working on improving their kinesthetic awareness, hand skills and upper extremity stability. Players work to move the magnetic duck through each maze by moving the magnetic handle under the maze board. Vision is blocked so sense of kinesthesia is facilitated. Comes with 3 ducks, 3 handles, 6 maze boards and wooden maze holder. Frame requires some assembly. COLOR: Blue table top. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE

Due Kettle

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a tea kettle for elderly and/or individuals with disabilities. The Due Kettle is an electric kettle that features dual handles on opposite sides of the kettle to allow the user to grip it with two hands. Additionally, its spring-loaded lid only opens when tilted to pour. TITLE: Tea at any age! WEBSITE: Yanko Design. REF: http://www.yankodesign.com/2013/07/03/tea-at-any-age.

Duracell Easytab

Duracell EasyTab is a hearing aid battery designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. The battery has a long tab attached to it to make it easier for a user with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disability to hold, replace, or remove the battery. In addition, the lightweight packaging is designed to be easy to open. Batteries have Duralock Power Preserve Technology and are color-coded by si

Dwell Clicker 2

Dwell Clicker 2 is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The program emulates left and right clicks, double click, adjustable drag sensitivity, as well as offering the choice of auditory feedback. This software utilizes dwelling, a feature that enables the user to move the cursor over an item to be "clicked" and have the cursor automatically activate the click. The cursor activation time can be set from 0.5 to 5 seconds, and the

Dycem Multi Purpose Bottle Opener, Model 564292

Dycem Multi Purpose Bottle Opener is the solution to a wide range of grip and stability needs. It can aid people with a weak grip or decreased sensation to open stubborn bottles. It is not just limited to the kitchen though it can be used to open door or turn home faucets on and off. It fits all sizes of bottles and ensures a good seal when closing.  It can be used to open the following items: medicine bottles, prescription bottles, jars, door knobs, cabinet handles, and drinks bottles.

Dycem Non Slip Self Adhesive Strips, Model 6620

Dycem Non Slip Self Adhesive Strips are designed for use by individuals who could benefit from a non-slip surface and increased friction as a result of limited grasping pattern.  There is an adhesive backing so the adhesive strips can be permanently attached to objects. These strips are ideal for improving grip on pens, cutlery, crutches and walker handles.

E-Z Spray Handle

The E-Z Spray Handle is a spray can dispenser lever designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other disabilities of the hand. This lightweight adapter fits most personal care and household spray cans. The unit can be transferred from one can to another and features a large handle and push-down trigger lever to activate the spray.

Eagle Eyes

EagleEyes is designed for individuals who have limited to no intentional muscular control but have control of their eye movement as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, Rett syndrome, neurological disorders, spinal muscular atrophy and severe cerebral palsy. The mouse pointer follows the location that the user is looking at on the screen. The eyes replace the mouse. Selection is made by looking at a small area of the screen for a short period of time, which causes a mouse click. Usable wi

Early Childhood Break Box

Early Childhood Break Box is a box full of educational toys and therapy tools, designed for young children and meant to engage those persons with autistic traits or Asperger’s syndrome, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder or any students who cannot sit still. The box is geared toward preventing disruptive behavior by integrating the sensory motor activities throughout the day. Assists in self-regulation in order to develop the ability to calm down, channel energy, and focus for extended p

Earplug Chain Fixture

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted assistive device for use by CW Resources, a nonprofit organization in Britain, Connecticut to assist their employees with disabilities in the assembly process of earplug fixture kits for the Department of Defense. The assembly of the earplug kits required the insertion of a small chain into the case as part of the assembly process. It was difficult for some employees with disabilities to participate in this work task as the

Easel Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A switch mounted to the front surface of a Triwall easel and covered by a square plate of expanded PVC material to enlarge the switch surface.

Easi-Grip Scissors

Easi-Grip Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have a continuous loop plastic handle that is operated by squeezing gently using the thumb and fingers or the fingers and the palm of the hand; the blades automatically open when pressure is released. A blade guard is included for storage. DIMENSIONS: 7.25 inches long.

Easier Painting

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted easel and head mount for artists with cerebral palsy who have limited hand/grasping function. A new head mount was created after evaluating the consumer using the inner mechanism from a welder’s helmet, which has a tensioner in the back to ensure an exact fit. A small brass plate was riveted to the front, taking care to preserve the frame’s cloth surround so that the individual’s forehead was protected. Onto the plate, a

Easitwist Jar Opener

The EasiTwist Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This plastic device tightly grips jar lids and holds on until the lid is off. The ridged grip handle grips lids from sticky steak sauce caps to pickle jar lids. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 3 x 0.875 inches. The unit grips lids up to 3 inches in diameter.

Easy Cardholder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with fine motor and grasping difficulties participate in a card game by using a phone book to hold the card.

Easy Eye Drops

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an eye drop dispenser to assist people who have the use of only one hand, fine motor disabilities, or have other difficulties applying eye drops into the eye. Easy Eye Drops is an eye medicine dropper that allows and individual to dispense the liquid into the eye using just one hand. This device has two hinged plastic flaps that are located on opposite sides of the nozzle of the dispenser. When an eye is closed, the flaps are placed gent

Easy Grip Cup

The Easy Grip Cup is a cup with finger grips designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This cup is light and easily held. It features three areas with textured, slip resistant finger grooves on opposite sides of the cup. The cup is made of BPA-free polypropylene plastic and holds 12 ounces of a cold or hot beverage or food. It is for indoor or outdoor use, and it is dishwasher and microwave safe. The product is sold in sets of four cu

Easy Grip In Zt-Cruiser Hand Warming Mug

The Easy Grip-"IN" ZT-Cruiser Mug is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. These 16-0unce mugs feature an internal handle that enables the hand to fit through the mug, eliminating the need for grasping. Other features include an easy open/close lid lever, a 360-degree rotating lid, an adjustable drinking spout, and a non-slip rubber grip base. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 7.75 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Red chec

Easy Grip Pegs / Boards (Models A85111 & A85114)

The Easy Grip Pegs/Boards are pegboards designed for use with individuals with fine motor and perceptual motor disabilities. The rubber-like, flexible pegboards are available in 25- and 100-hole models. The knob-shaped plastic pegs are designed to be easy to grasp and stack and are available in sets of 100 (30 standard pegs are included with the 25-hole pegboard). Pattern cards are available for use with the 25-hole board to aid in pattern copying and in developing skills in spatial relationship

Easy Key Turner (Model En15Crd)

The Easy Key Turner, model EN15CRD, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability or hand strength. These large T-shaped holders fit over the top of the key and have a D-shaped opening on each side for ease in grasping. The turner provides a large grasping surface and leverage for turning the key. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 1.25 x 0.25 x 2.25 inches. COLOR: Two different colors per package.

Easy Open Vial

The Easy Open Vial is an easy open medicine bottle for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or grasping disabilities and by upper extremity amputees. This plastic bottle and its cap are a single piece with the bottle and top portions connected by a durable and flexible plastic tab. The Easy Open Vial's 1-piece construction is intended to prevent lost caps. To open the bottle, a user squeeze the top sides where indicated by arrows on the cap and the lid pops open. Al

Easy Out Tube Squeezer

The Easy Out Tube Squeezer is a tube key designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to dispense toothpaste, lotions, salves, and household products from tubes. The tube is placed in the device and the top of the device is depressed to dispense. The tube is squeezed from the botom up and a unique feature enables the last drops of product to be squeezed out after the tube has been expelled up to the collar.

Easy Read Finger Tip Bingo Card

The Easy Read Finger Tip Bingo Card is a large print game designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis or limited dexterity. Eliminating the need to deal with loose markers, this card features large bold numbers and markers that slide down to cover numbers that are called. The card has 5-ply construction. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 9 x 8 inches with 0.5625-inch high numbers in 1-inch viewing windows. COLORS: The card is green or blue with black numbers in white background. The sliding marke

Easy Stringer Set (Model 3362)

The Easy Stringer Set, model 3362, is a set of beads and tubing designed to enhance eye hand coordination for children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This product encourages finger manipulation as the child strings the visually stimulating beads on flexible plastic tubing. The bead come in two sizes and can be used to teach sorting skills by different colors and shapes. The set includes 20 beads in assorted sizes and shapes and two vinyl stringing tubes. COLOR: The tubing is clear

Easy Threading Needles

Easy Threading Needles are easy thread sewing needles designed for use by persons with limited dexterity, or who are blind or have low vision. The metallic needle's square eye is easier to thread than standard needle eyes. DIMENSIONS: 0.5 inches long.

Easy Threading Needles

The Easy Threading Needles are easy thread sewing needles designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The V-shaped opening above the eye catches the thread and, with minimal pressure, the thread drops into the eye.

Easy Turn Lampswitch Kit (M0Del Nc28750)

The Easy Turn Lampswitch Kit, model NC28750, is a lamp switch extension lever designed to assist people with limited hand strength or grasp in turning lamps on and off. The kit extends the length of the turning knob and provides a large triangular knob for ease in grasping and turning. DIMENSIONS: 1.75 inches in diameter.

Easy-Open Bottle Opener (Model 645952P)

The Easy-Open Bottle Opener, model 645952p, is a twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. The unit is placed over the bottle top and pushed downward to pop the top. A built-in magnet inside the unit holds the top when the opener is removed from the bottle. WARRANTY: One-year limited warranty.

Easyblue

EASYBLUE is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. Bluetooth devices commonly used with cell phones are worn on the user’s ear and interface with the cell phone utilizing the voice recognition or dialing features of the cell phone. The devices are commonly activated with a small button located on the device, rendering them inaccessible to individuals with limited mobility. This adapted Bluetooth headset

EasyGlide Antimicrobial Therapy Putty

EasyGlide Antimicrobial Therapy Putty is designed for those with Alzheimer's disease or dementia or for those recovering from stroke to strengthen their hands and work on sensory skills. This product features an antimicrobial agent that resists the growth of odor-causing microbes. High silicone content for added glide during squeezing, twisting, rolling, and pinching exercises. Non-greasy, smooth texture improves comfort during use. Color-coded by resistance. Light Blue is extra soft. Light Purp

EasyRoll Stocking Donner

EasyRoll Stocking Donner is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity and lower extremity mobility and coordination associated with arthritis, stroke, and fractures.  EasyRoll works for any length stocking, for any level of compression, and for virtually any body size. The patented roller design helps ensure that stockings go on uniformly every time, without bunches or wrinkles that could impair circulation.

EazyHold

The EazyHold is designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and grasping disabilities associated with cerebral palsy, arthritis, nerve injuries and stroke. The EazyHold can be attached to a variety of equipment such as eating and cooking utensils, electric toothbrushes, sports equipment, paintbrushes, styluses, and toys.  It is comprised of a single rubber strap with apertures at each end to slip onto objects.?

Ecomfort Tablet Pillow

The eComfort Tablet Pillow is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This plush pillow can be used on a plane, in a chair or wheelchair, in bed, or on a table, and it holds the tablet at any angle. The removable X-stand secures an iPad, e-reader, Kindle device, or other tablet to the pillow for hands-free use. The X-stand fits into a magnetic ball socket in the pillow that swivels to enable the user to freely adju

Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La309)

The Economy Sand & Water Table, model LA309, is a sand/water table designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or cognitive disabilities. This table has a height-adjustable metal frame with a removable plastic tub. OPTIONS: A top is available. DIMENSIONS: This table has a 6.5-inch deep tub and is 20inches wide x 27.25 inches long. The stand adjusts from 18 to 21 inches high.

Eek

EEK is an on-screen keyboard program designed to allow keystrokes to be sent to Windows applications when keys are clicked. Input can be made with any pointing device such as a mouse, track ball, touch screen, or head pointing system. EEK can be resized and can be customized to run over any Windows application. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PC or compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 3.1 or higher.

Eezee Mouse Switch

The eeZee Mouse SWITCH is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetitive motion injuries. The eeZee Mouse SWITCH provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through subtle body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and drag. Tilt-sensor technology is utilized to

Ekco 123 Bottle Opener

The EKCO 123 Bottle Opener is a bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping and fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Designed to aid in opening pop-top bottles and piercing can tops, this bottle opener consists of a stainless steel head and an ergonomically designed handle for comfort and ease of use. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9.625 x 2.75 x 0.125 inches. WEIGHT: 2.1 ounces. COLOR: Gray handle. WARRANTY: Limited manufacturer's warranty.

Ekco 123 Ceramic Peeler

The EKCO 123 Ceramic Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This peeler has a non-corrosive blade that lasts up to 10 times longer than steel blades, provides a sharp cutting edge, and does not alter the taste of prepared foods. It also has a built-up handle for easy grasping. The device is designed to require little effort when peeling vegetables. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9.7 x 3.7 x 7 inches. COLOR: Grey handle. WARRANTY: Limited m

Ekco 123 Peeler

The EKCO 123 Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This peeler consists of a built-up, ergonomic rubber-like handle for ease of use, and stainless steel blade for peeling or shredding carrots, cucumbers, potatoes and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9.5 x 2.75 x 1.0 inches. COLOR: The handle is gray. WARRANTY: Limited manufacturer's warranty.

Ekco 123 Pie Server

The EKCO 123 Pie Server is designed for use by individuals with limited hand use, grasping and upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. Designed to help users serve up slices of cake and pastries with ease, the EKCO Pie Server is constructed of stainless steel for strength and durability and features a double molded angled handle that allows for better grip. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 12.75 x 3.75 x 1.0 inches. WEIGHT: 4.8 ounces. COLOR: Gray handle. WARRANTY: Limited manufacturer's warranty.

Ekco 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer

The EKCO 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This device features a long stainless steel cutting wire and a plastic roller attached to a metal handle with a built-up handle. The slicer is designed to require little effort to slice cheese. The adjustable head slices cheese to desired thickness. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 10.8 x 5.75 x 1 inches. COLOR: Grey handle. WARRANTY: Limited m

Elastic Shoelaces

Elastic Shoelaces are designed for use by individuals who are unable to tie laces. The shoes are laced, the laces pulled to the desired tightness, and tied and the shoe can be treated as a slip on. The laces are available in wide or narrow. DIMENSIONS: The narrow laces are 3/16 inches wide and available in a choice of 24 or 26 inches long. The wide laces are 5/16 inches wide and available in a choice of 26 or 36 inches long. COLOR: Both styles are available in black, white, or brown.

Elastic Shoelaces

The Elastic Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or mobility disabilities who have difficulty reaching or tying laces. These laces can be put in shoes and tied once, enabling the shoes to be used as slip-ons. DIMENSIONS: Each lace is 25.5 inches long. COLOR: Black or white.

Elastic Shoelaces

The Elastic Shoelaces are designed for individuals with arthritis or a disability that makes it difficult to perform fine motor skills. These elastic shoelaces stay in place and turn shoes into slip-ons. One set comes with three shoelaces.

Elastic Shoelaces (Models Da-5120-L-24 & Da-5121-L-32)

The Elastic Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or mobility disabilities who have difficulty reaching or tying laces. These laces can be put in shoes and tied and the shoes can be used as slip-ons. WEIGHT: 25 grams (model DA-5121-L-32) or 17 grams (model DA-5120-L-24). COLORS: Brown, black, or white.

Elastic Waist Pant With Button Fly (Model 102E)

The Elastic Waist Pant with Button Fly, model 102E, are men's pants designed for use by men with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis The button fly and inset back pocked are held in place with Velcro closures. SIZE: 28 to 44 inches long. COLOR: Black, olive, or khaki.

Elastic Waist Pants

The Elastic Waist Pants are slacks designed to provide ease of dressing for individuals with physical disabilities. The pull-on pants have double-sewn seams and are available in polyester/cotton twill, cotton denim, or polyester/cotton denim. OPTIONS: Pockets and a zipper fly (right or left hand) are available at an extra charge. SIZES: Small, medium, large, extra-large, extra-extra-large, and extra-extra-extra-large. COLOR: The denim pants are blue; twill pants available in a variety of colors.

Electric Can Opener And Knife Sharpener

The electric can opener and knife sharpener is a kitchen tool for teens and up, who have a hard time using a regular can opener. This product would be ideal for those who have a disability that affects their motor skills and for persons with arthritis. Twist-Off cutting lever for easy cleaning. Built-in manual knife sharpener. Cord storage. Opens cans up to 6 ½ inches height. COLOR: White. DIMENSIONS: 8 ½ inches height x 4 3/8 width x 4 5/8 depth.

Electric Wine Opener

The Electric Wine Opener is a powered corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This device uses screw insertion to remove traditional and synthetic corks. The opener comes with two stoppers, a foil cutter, and a wine preserver that removes air from unfinished bottles. POWER: Uses a rechargeable battery to open up to 50 wine bottles after a 10-hour charge via the base that uses standard alternating current (AC). DIMENSIONS: 7.75 inches high

Electrical Outlet Connector

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an electrical outlet connector to assist individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Parkinson`s disease to plug in everyday electrical devices. The concept behind this project is to reduce the stress factors that come from the pushing and pulling required to plug in electrical devices into most standard U.S. and Canadian electrical outlets, which is also an easily assembled, manufacturable device. The

Electronic Toilet Flush Valve (Model 44-911)

The Electronic Toilet Flush Valve, model 44-911, is a toilet flushing aid designed for use by individuals with Alzheimers disease or cognitive disabilities who forget to flush the toilet, or by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. This electronic module can be used to retro-fit an existing toilet. When it detects the presence of the user, it enters stand-by mode. The toilet flushes when the user leaves the detection area. The unit also flushes the toilet automa

Elis Electric Pepper Mill

The Elis Electric Pepper Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This electric mill grinds automatically at the touch of a button and cracks the peppercorns just before the fine grinding begins, releasing maximum flavor from the spice. The grinding mechanism is case-hardened and offers six grind levels, from fine to coarse. During grinding, an LED light shines to eliminate shadows. The unit features an acrylic window for viewing conte

Elis Electric Salt Mill

The Elis Electric Salt Mill is a salt mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, use of one hand, or arthritis. The mills include a matching stainless steel tray. It enables one-handed use and features a patented U-Select mechanism, which allows the user to select the ideal grind for specific dishes. A built-in LED light illuminates the area to be seasoned. The mill also includes an extra LED bulb and salt. POWER: Uses 6 AAA batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: 8 inches

Emperor Chair 1510

The Emperor Chair 1510 is designed for people with limited mobility or mobility disabilities. It's intended to help people that are unable to move to be able to work from the chair or watch television.  It has a steel structure, tilting capabilities, integrated audio system and LED lighting. The Emperor offers functionalities that enable the user to experience comfort and quasi total immersion through strategically positioned monitors, audio system and accessories. It is computer office, ergonom

Equalizer Adaptive Shooting Bench

The Equalizer Adaptive Shooting Bench is a firearm support and trigger adapter designed for people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use a wheelchair, including those with limited upper body movement. When a gun is mounted on this stand, an individual in a wheelchairs can drive up to the bench and shoot the mounted gun. The bench has an adjustable third leg for leveling, and it can fold for transport and storage. The Equalizer Adaptive Shooting Be

Equalizer Shooting System With Custom Chair Mount

The Equalizer Shooting System with Custom Chair Mount is a firearm support for wheelchair and a trigger adapter designed for use by people who use a wheelchair and have limited upper body movement. This system makes it possible for people with physical or neurological disabilities to hunt and shoot from their own wheelchair. The system has over 60 precision machined parts for durability and shooting accuracy, and each chair mount is custom adapted to the user's wheelchair. Multiple brackets can

Ergo Cup

The Ergo Cup is a cup with a large handle designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, cognitive or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This ergonomically designed cup features a grooved gripping surface for ease in handling and a small finger rest opposite the handle to provide added stability and help reduce spilling. The cup holds 9.5 ounces of cold or hot beverage. It is dishwasher and microwave safe. An optional wide spout lid (see separate record) is available. COLOR:

Ergo Plate

The Ergo Plate is a high side plate designed for use by individuals with the use of one hand, fine motor, upper extremity or eating disabilities. Designed to help prevent spillage of food over the side of the plate, this ergonomically designed plate has high sides and a wide rim against which food can be pushed onto cutlery. Other features include a slightly sloped base that keeps liquids and small particle foods contained in one spot. The plate is made from durable polycarbonate with a textured

Ergoclick

The ErgoClick is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, fine motor disabilities, or upper extreemity disabilities. This device enables the user to move the mouse pointer using both hands in a relaxed manner; the palm of the right hand is used to position the pointer on the screen and the palm of the left hand is used to generate mouse clicks. ErgoClick also features an adjustable clicking force. The actuation force of the click button adjusts from 30 grams

Ergonoma Bread Knife (Model Rk908)

The Ergonoma Bread Knife, model RK908, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut and slice all types of bread, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the serrated blade. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8 inches long.

Ergonoma Cheese Slicer (Model Rk901)

The Ergonoma Cheese Slicer, model RK901, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This slicer has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the stainless steel blade. The blade has a teflon surface to aid the the device in sliding on all types of cheese

Ergonoma Chef's Knife (Model Rk906)

The Ergonoma Chef's Knife, model RK906, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This multi-purpose knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the smooth, stiff, heavy blade with a pointed tip. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 9 inches long.

Ergonoma Fork Knife (Model Rk903)

The Ergonoma Fork Knife, model RK903, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed for both food preparation and dining, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the blade which is serrated for half its length. Two fork-like prongs at the tip of the blade aid in anchoring or picking up food. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 4.5 inches long.

Ergonoma Frying Spatula (Model Rk920)

The Ergonoma Frying Spatula, model RK920, is a spatula designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This spatula has a large handle set at a right angle to the slotted stainless steel blade. This ergonomic design aids in grasping and prevents the hand from being burned against the side of the pan. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 6.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Ergonoma Laser Knife (Model Rk910)

The Ergonoma Laser Knife, model RK910, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This multi-purpose knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the extra-hard stainless steel blade. The blade has permanent laser grinding to cut difficult foods such as soft bread, tomatoes, and thin-sliced meats. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8.25 inches long.

Ergonoma Meat Knife (Model Rk907)

The Ergonoma Meat Knife, model RK907, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the smooth blade that tapers to a pointed tip. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8 inches long.

Ergonoma Steak Fork (Model Rk912)

The Ergonoma Steak Fork, model RK912, is a kitchen fork designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This fork has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the two stainless steel tines. The fork is designed for removing food from pots and frying pans. DIMENSIONS: The fork tines are 6 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Ergosleek Penagain

The Ergosleek PenAgain is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pen is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. The tip is retractable and the pen is refillable. This pen has a polished aluminum and metal underbody and rubber comfort grasps. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches long

Ergosof Penagain

The ErgoSof PenAgain is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pen is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. The pen has a soft rubber coating, a retractable cap, and a pocket clip. The pen is refillable and two extra refills are included. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches long.

Escali Taso Mixing Bowl Kitchen Scale

Escali Taso Mixing Bowl Kitchen Scale is designed to measure, mix and pour with all-in-one bowl. This mixing bowl is ideal for individuals with limited upper extremity mobility, strength and endurance. The Escali Taso Mixing Bowl measures anything by weight or liquids such as milk, water, oil, flour and sugar by volume. The removable 2 quart mixing bowl is dishwasher safe. It features rubber feet to protect counter tops and provide a stable measurement. POWER: AAA Batteries included, Automat

Est. 1850 Leather Folio For Ipad

The EST. 1850 Leather Folio for iPad is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This case is crafted of Scottish goat leather that is tumbled with aniline dyes and washed to create a durable, richly colored leather. It features include a striped interior cloth lining, an integrated collapsible back stand, a leather loop for a stylus, a slip pocket, and a business card holder. DIMENSIONS (LxHx

Etac Beauty Extra-Long Handle Groominng Kit

The Etac BEAUTY Extra-Long Handled Grooming Kit is a comb, hair brush, and nail file set with extended, built-up handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Each product has a unique shape that makes reaching easier. The handles are oval and have a rough surface to provide a secure grip. The comb and brush are each curved to follow the shape of the head. The nail file holder/multipurpose grip rests securely in the whole hand and the disposable file is d

Etac Cut Cutting Aid

The Etac CUT Cutting Aid is a cutting board and cutting guide designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. This dishwasher-safe, polystyrene unit firmly attaches to a counter top and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. WEIGHT: 14.5 ounces.

Etac Fix Preparation Board

The Etac Fix Preparation Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis or use of only one hand. This dishwasher-safe polystyrene board has an adjustable clamp for securing larger items that can be arranged for left- or right-handed use. There is also a detachable plate with stainless steel spikes for smaller foods that can be turned over to a smooth side if needed. The board sits on four anti-slip feet. Suction pads are also included for

Etac Light Dining Set

The Etac Light Dining Set is a set knife, fork, spoon, and teaspoon with extended handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These stainless steel utensils have ABS plastic handles and are specially designed for people who need support for their hands and forearms when they eat, and who usually use cutlery in a pencil grip fashion. Theis dishwasher-safe cutlery is light, with long, straight handles. This allows for proper pressure distribution, minimal movement an

Eurovocs Suite

Eurovocs Suite is a computer access program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or dyslexia. It includes DocReader voice output word processor, KeyVit on-screen keyboard, and Skippy word prediction software (see also separate entries), which can be installed separately or together. Used together, they allow access to mouse, keyboard, and other computer functions through single- or multiple-switch scanning, joystick, or other pointing devices; word pred

Exacto Ergo Utility Knife

The Exacto Ergo Utility Knife is a craft knife with a large handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Useful for cutting cardboard, matboard, foamboard and other art materials, this knife has a large ergonomically-designed handle allowing a full-hand grasp for those with limited hand strength and dexterity. A twist-open knob and patented hinged casing facilitate changing blades. This knife also allows the blade to be positioned horizontally for use as a pain

Exercise Squeeze Star

The Exercise Squeeze Star is a product designed for individuals with arthritis weak wrist, fingers, thumbs, or grips. It helps to strengthen the wrist, fingers, thumbs, and grip. It is available in three levels of firmness.

Exoskeleton Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an exoskeletal glove for an individual with grasping difficulties. Charalampos Ioannou developed an exoskeletal glove after observing his grandmother having difficultly holding a remote control in her hand. This metallic orthotic glove that fits over the hand and supports the movements of the hand. The glove is controlled by the movement (kinetic stimulus) of the user's hand. It is intended for use by individuals with motor disabilities

Expert Mouse (Model K64325)

The Expert Mouse, model K64325, is a trackball designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities or limited dexterity. In the center of this unit is a ball which can be moved with the palm of the hand or the fingertips to control the cursor. The system uses DiamondEye optical tracking. Encircling the ball is a Scroll Ring for fingertip scrolling. On both sides of the Scroll Ring are two large buttons, allowing left- and right-handed users to perform the "left" and "right" clicks of a st

Explore-A-Center Busy Box (Model 1811)

The Explore-A-Center Busy Box, model 1811, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with severe physical, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This toy encourages parallel play for two to four children at one time, providing users with eight activities which turn on multi-colored blinking lights, mechanical music, vibration, and many different sounds including children’s laughter, water splashing, and circus music. Side mirrors allow for visual recognition. It has a volume contr

Explorer Ring

The Explorer Ring is a eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. Opening the doors on the ring cause the beads to flow around. This toy works on developing a range of skills while encouraging tactile, auditory and visual exploration. A game booklet is included with play options for all levels. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches in diameter.

Extenda-Ball Pick Up

The Extenda-Ball Pick Up is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person from being able to reach and pick up a golf ball on the ground or in a hole. This tool has a telescoping handle to enable the user to pick up a ball without bending. It also enables the user to pick up a ball without getting out of a golf cart. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 7 inches long when retracted and extends up to 25 inches

Extra Long Drinking Straw

This Extra Long Flexible Drinking Straw is designed for those individuals confined to a wheelchair or a bed. With its ability to bend in three places, the user may drink while laying down in bed, or from an upright position when sitting in a wheel chair so that those persons will not have to strain their neck, trying to reach the straw, and with this product the individual will not have to hunch down. OPTIONS: Sold in package of 10 or may buy a set of 50 in bulk. To buy this item in bulk, contac

Extreme Magic Opener

The Extreme Magic Opener is a bottle opener, twist cap bottle opener and ring top opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This opener consists of three sections; top, middle, and bottom. The top section has a ring top that fits into a slot on one end of the opener. The user then pivots the handle upward to raise the ring top and break the can’s seal and then lowers the handle to raise the ring top, pulling the lid off the c

Eye Dropper

The Eye Dropper is a grasping aid and liquid medication guide designed to enable users with weak upper body strength, manual dexterity, or spasticity to apply eye drops with a standard eye dropper bottle. The device is a metal clamp consisting of machined aluminum, steel tubing, and plastic. The user places the eye dropper bottle in the holder at the top, then grasps the device by the two long handles at the bottom. The device is then raised up to the head, with the bottle positioned over the ey

Eye Track

Eye Track is a perceptual training program designed for use by individuals with visual perception disabilities, dyslexia, dyspraxia, or attention deficit disorders. Each activity has five levels of difficulty, which are set via teacher controls. Motivational reward sequences encourage the user to persevere with the increasingly complex activities. Printable records show details of activities completed. The four main activities cover all areas of visual perception. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM

Eye Vac Professional Stationary Vacuum

The Eye Vac Professional, is an automatic, touchless, stationary vacuum that is ideal for individuals with a back injury as well as generalize upper extremity weakness due to a stroke or a nerve injury. The EYE-VAC Professional contains a powerful 1200 watt motor that will vacuum all forms of hair, dirt, dust and debris. Eye-Vac's sensors use the latest infrared technology to automatically activate the vacuum when hair, dirt, dust or debris breaks the infrared beam. The Eye-Vac touchless vacuum

Eye-Controlled Laptop

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a eye-motion control human-machine interface laptop for individuals with disabilities. The Swedish firm Tobii, which specializes in eye control, teamed up with Lenovo to craft 20 prototype Windows 7 laptops with eye control sensors built-in which were presented at CeBIT 2011. One demo the company set up was an Expose-style layout of all open windows, and users were able to target the smallest (Calculator in this case) consistently. The

Eyedrop Dispenser

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arthritis and other upper extremity disabilities to administer eye drops. Two pieces of PVC tubing were cut to fit the user's hands and joined with hinges. Between the hinges, a slot was fitted to grip the eye drop container and two knobs touched the sides of the container. When pumped, the knobs squeeze the container and deliver the medication. The device also aids in removing the top of the container. The container is placed in the slot

Eyeguide Assist

EyeGuide Assist is an eye-controlled input system designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system includes a headset that mounts a small camera in front of the user's face to track eye movement, a receiver that connects via USB to the computer to transmit the eye movements to the computer, and software. Future software upgrades are included. The system supports three built-in methods to click on links, type, or issue other comma

Eyeguide Eye Tracker

The EyeGuide Eye Tracker is an eye-controlled input system designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system includes a headset that mounts a small camera with a wireless transmitter in front of the user's face to track eye movement, a wireless receiver that connects via USB to the computer to transmit the eye movements to the computer, and software. The software allows the user to calibrate the system to lighting conditions and c

Ez Dress 3 Pack

The EZ Dress 3 Pack are men's and women's socks designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. These dress socks feature two reinforced pull loops extending from the top of each sock to facilitate putting on the sock. They have seamless toes. The socks are made of 80% cotton, 17% polyester and 3% spandex. SIZE: 9-11 or 11-13. COLOR: Black, navy and brown.

Ez Mornings Tool Pak

The EZ Mornings Tool Pak features made-to-last dressing aids specially designed for those with Arthritis, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or those recovering from surgery. The EZ Mornings Tool Pak includes: 1. Button-hook/zipper-pull tool for dressing without hurting finger joints. 2. 18-inch stainless steel shoehorn that allows the user to put on shoes without bending down. 3. Pull-cord sock aid for putting on socks without strain. 4. 3 pairs of no-tie shoe

Ez Nail Clipper

The EZ Nail Clipper is a nail clipper designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Made of chromed steel, the nail clipper is equipped with finger loops to aid in grasping. The clipper folds compactly like traditional clippers. DIMENSIONS: 3.125 inches long.

Ez Sport 3 Pack

The EZ Sport 3 Pack are men's and women's socks designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, upper extremity or mobility disabilities. These sports socks feature two reinforced pull loops extending from the top of each sock to facilitate putting on the sock. They have toe and heel cushioning for shock absorption and seamless toes. The socks are made of 80% cotton, 17% polyester and 3% spandex. SIZE: 9-11 or 11-13. COLOR: White.

Ezy-Dose 7-Day Push Button Medication Reminder (Models A-67578, B-67571 & C-67577)

The Ezy-Dose 7-Day Push Button Medication Reminder, models A-67578, B-67571, and C-67577 are medication organizers and reminders designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, limited hand strength or those with the use of only one hand. The Ezy-Dose pill series consists of four models each designed to hold specific amount of aspirin sized pills. Its one-touch design allows the user to lift the lid of the pill box with a touch of a button for easy access. Ot

Faber-Castell 9000 Jumbo Pencils

The Faber-Castell 9000 Jumbo Pencils are easy grasp drawing pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. These pencils feature a large graphite tip that offers a wide variety of line widths, while five different hardness grades provide many tones of gray. The leads are encased in an oversized barrel that is finished with an environmentally friendly, water-based varnish. The SV-bonded leads are extra break-resistant. These pencils are available in HB, 2B, 4B,

Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Anime Art Sets

Faber-Castell Art GRIP Aquarelle Anime Art Sets are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pencils have ergonomic triangular-shaped barrels with a soft-grip zone. These pre-sharpened pencils blend like traditional colored pencils. Adding water and a brush creates watercolor effects, and they can also be used to draw on wet paper. These pencils are available in college, fantasy, fairies, and gothic (each set sold sep

Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Pencils

Faber-Castell Art GRIP Aquarelle Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pencils have ergonomic triangular-shaped barrels with a soft-grip zone. The pre-sharpened pencils blend like traditional colored pencils. Adding water and a brush creates watercolor effects, and they can also be used to draw on wet paper. These pencils are available in sets of 12, 24, or 36 acid-free, pemanent colors and include a po

Faber-Castell Art Grip Color Pencils

Faber-Castell Art GRIP Color Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by children and adults with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disaabilities. These pencils have a triangular barrel with soft grasp dots to aid in grasping. These pencils are available in sets of 6, 12, 24, or 36 pencils with acid-free, pemanent colors. Some sets include a portable storage tin. DIMENSIONS: The pencil leads are 3.3 millimeters.

Faber-Castell Grip 2001 Eraser

The Faber-Castell GRIP 2001 Eraser is an easy grasp eraser designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Shaped like a pencil with a triangular barrel, this eraser has soft dots to aid in finger positioning and grip. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.

Faber-Castell Grip Colour Markers

Faber-Castell GRIP Colour Markers are easy grasp markers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These non-toxic markers have a triangular barrel design with raised GRIP dots to aid in holding. This set of 10 or 20 washable markers features a long-lasting water-based ink that can be re-hydrated by placing the nib in water. These markers have a fineline tip for detailed coloring and drawing. A ventilated cap prevents choking if swallowed.

Faber-Castell Grip Erasers

Faber-Castell GRIP Erasers are easy grasp erasers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The set of three erasers includes one round, one oval, and one triangular, each of which are designed to be easy to hold. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.

Faber-Castell Grip Pencil

The Faber-Castell Grip Pencil is an easy-grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. These wooden pencils combine an ergonomic triangular shape with a soft-grasp zone. The lead is break-resistant, dermatologically tested, and designed to be easy to sharpen. These pencils are available in five grades of hardness (2B, B, HB, H, and 2H); 2B is the softest, while 2H is the hardest.

Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons

Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in sets of 12 or 24, these crayons have a triangular shape that teaches proper grip and will not roll off desks or tables. COLOR: The set of 12 includes black, blue, brown, green, lime, mustard, orange, peach, red, sky blue, yellow, and white. The set of 24 includes all of the colors of the smaller set plus dark blue, dark brown, gray, grass green, magent

Faber-Castell Jumbo Broadline Washable Markers

The Faber-Castell Jumbo Broadline Washable Markers are easy grasp markers designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. These markers are made with a long-lasting water-based ink that can be rehydrated by placing the marker nib in water. The jumbo barrel is designed to be easy to hold, and the broad tips lay down bold strokes of color. The nibs are designed to be durable enough to sustain heavy pressure when coloring. Name labels are included. The markers

Faber-Castell Jumbo Colour Grip Pencils

Faber-Castell Jumbo Colour Grip Pencils are large easy-grasp colored pencils designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These large pencils feature a triangular barrel and grasp dots to aid in holding the pencil. Sold in sets of six or 12, these non-toxic pencils can be blended dry or used with water as water-color pencils. The set of 12 pencils includes a jumbo pencil sharpener.

Faber-Castell Jumbo Grip Ecopencil

The Faber-Castell Jumbo GRIP EcoPencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping or fine motor disabilities. These wooden pencils are sold in sets of two and combine an ergonomic triangular shape with a soft-grasp zone of raised dots to encourage the proper grip. The graphite lead is break-resistant, and the pencils are pre-sharpened.

Faber-Castell Oil Pastels

Faber-Castell Oil Pastels are easy grasp oil pastels designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These pastels are available in sets of 12 or 24 and have a triangular shape for ease in handling. These pastels can be blended and they can be smoothed and thinned with baby oil. COLOR: The set of 12 includes black, brown, cobalt blue, emerald green, light blue, light green, orange, peach, red, white, yellow, and yellow ochre. The set of 24 includes the same colors as th

Faber-Castell Short Jumbo Crayons

The Faber-Castell Short Jumbo Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in a set of 15, these crayons offer smooth bright colors and easy color lay down, and they come without a paper wrapper so they can be used to create rubbings.

Facepaint

Facepaint is a simple drawing and reading tutorial program designed for use by young children with physical and cognitive disabilities. This program offers a choice of male or female faces in a selection of four skin colors. Non-readers can build faces by choosing from a selection of features on the screen. Early readers can type in words for their choices and watch the faces build. The faces can be printed or saved to disc. If the computer is equipped with a sound recorder, created faces can be

Familiar Things

Familiar Things are a set of 12 puzzles with large pieces designed for use by children with fine motor, perceptual, or neurological disabilities. Each of the 12 rubber puzzles consists of a square frame with the cut-out outline of a figure (fish, bear, cat, butterfly, boat, airplane, apple, and more) and the matching figure piece that fits inside. The outline pieces can also be used as stencils. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 5 inches square.

Fine Motor Aid

The Fine Motor Aid is a limb difference aid designed to allow users with fingers or parts of hands missing to grip bar like objects, and allow users with minimal hand function grip small items. This product is a prototype to give people with limb differences and hand function weakness the ability to lead more active and independent lives.

Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD100)

The Finger Control Hand Device, model HD100, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The support extends beyond th

Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD200)

The Finger Control Hand Device, model HD200, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The support extends beyond th

Finger Grip Key Turner (Model 16H148)

The Finger Grip Key Turner, model 16H148, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. It is intended to enhance a person's ability to hold and turn a key. This key turner consists of a plastic piece with two large plastic finger loops that attaches to the base of a key with a screw so the loops extend from either side of the key. The user places his or her fingers through the loops, places the key in the lock, and rotates to lock or unlo

Finger Isolation Button (Model 716)

The Finger Isolation Button is a buttonswitch and fine motor skills training device designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This recessed button encourages isolated touch and is designed to help a child gain the motor skills necessary for mastering computer keyboards. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 3 ounces. COLOR: Yellow.

Finger Paint With Sounds

Finger Paint with sound is designed for use by children with cognitive and developmental delays. It allows the users to explore touch with color, sounds, or music. Users choose a color and draw with music, sound effects, or no sound at all.

First Dog (Model 9208)

The First Dog, model 9208, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. The toy requires a capability switch (not included). When the switch is activated (not included), the First Dog, Bo, will nod his head, wag his tail and bark. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 6 x 4 inches. COLOR: Black. WEIGHT: 0.75 pounds.

First Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The First Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This five-piece puzzle teaches basic shapes (triangle, square, circle, oval, and rectangle)and the name of the shape is printed on each piece. The shapes fit into an image of a house. Each piece of this extra-thick wooden puzzle has a jumbo wooden knob. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. This puzzle encou

Fishing Rod Holder And Accessories

CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a fishing rod holder and fishing accessories for an individual with brain injury and limited arm mobility. Since the individual could only use his right arm, adaptations needed to include tying the hook onto a fishing line—an activity that normally requires two hands. First, a device was located and converted to one-hand use. The device was then mounted onto at an angle onto a piece of plywood, and then flexible polyurethane guides

Fiskars Loop Handle Bypass Pruner

The Fiskars Loop Handle Bypass Pruners are pruners designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or fine motor, grasping or upper extremity disabilities. These bypass pruners feature a comfortable Softgrip upper handle that allows for a firm grip and and helps prevent friction. The lower loop handle enables use of all fingers, protects knuckles when the gardener reaches into branches, and the ambidextrous locking mechanism is designed for left- or right-handed use. The

Fiskars Softouch Hand Tools

Fiskars Softouch Hand Tools are short handled garden tools designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis. This set includes a cultivator, trowel, and transplanter trowel. These one-piece cast aluminum tools have an oversized cushioned grip handle with a thumb rest indentation for proper positioning to keep the wrist in a neutral position. WARRANTY: Manufacturer lifetime warranty.

Fiskars Spring Action Scissors

Fiskars Spring Action Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by children age 3 and up with fine motor or grasping disabilities. A spring-action handle opens the blade after each cut, helping children learn a proper cutting motion as they use them. These scissors have a unique blade design for safe, high-quality cutting and blunt tips for added safety. Additionally, large handle loops provide comfort and control and accommodate right- and left-handed users. COLOR: Red or blue. WARRAN

Fiskars Squeeze Punch

The Fiskars Squeeze Punch is a paper punch designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Ergonomic handles and a specially engineered squeeze motion make these punches two times easier to squeeze than regular hand punches. An open punch head feature lets the user see where he or she is punching to avoid paper waste and to add distinctive style to craft project designs such as embellishments on homemade cards, scrapbook pages, and collages. The punches are

Fiskars Total Control Scissors

Fiskars Total Control Scissors are child's scissors designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These scissors feature a three-loop handle design that teaches proper finger positioning to help kids learn how to cut. These scissors feature a safety-edge blade for high-quality cutting with a safer blade angle to help protect fingers. They also have blunt-tip blades for added safety. These scissors accommodate right- or left-handed users. COLOR: Blue, green, or red handles. WARRANY:

Flexible Universal Mobile Mount (Fumm)

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a universal smartphone mount for use by people with and without disabilities. The Flexible Universal Mobile Mount (FUMM) is an adaptation on the basic function of propping a smartphone in a useful position. Instead of being restricted to only certain devices or angles, the device's flexible arms and nano suction pads make it possible for the FUMM to be used with almost any phone, removing the need to buy a new stand when changing or upgrad

Flexible Utensil-Tablespoon

The Flexible Utensil-Tablespoon is a rubber spoon designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or eating disabilities. This versatile utensil may be angled or positioned in a variety of ways. Features include a foam handle that can be customized to fit the user’s grip. The spoon can be cleaned with warm soapy water. DIMENSIONS: The spoon is 14 inches long and the handle is 1 inch in diameter. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Fling Mini

The Fling Mini is a joystick interface for touch screen designed for use with smartphones or other handheld devices with a touch screen for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities that result in weakness in the hands. Sold in pairs, it can be used with any game that has an on-screen joystick on the Apple iPhone or iPod touch or any Android smartphone. Each unit is made from anodized aluminum and transparent engineering-grade resin that is tough and flexible. The joystick stays in place on a

Flip It And Slider

Flip It and Slider is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children in pre-kindergarten through first grade with visual or cognitive disabilities. The Flip It part of the program jumbles a part of a picture vertically and horizontally. The user identifies the jumbled area, clicks to fix it, and is rewarded by a playful sound. Slider creates a simple sliding picture puzzle. Users slide the part of the picture into place to complete the picture. An extensive assortment of pictur

Floppy Foam Brush

The Floppy Foam Brush is an adapted brush designed for use by children and adults with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These brushes are made of pre-cut foam with pre-cut foam bristles. The user can roll up the foam and secure with a rubber band in a size and shape to accommodate his/her needs. The foam can also be wrapped around a piece of cardboard, a cardboard tube, or a frozen juice can to provide a different shape or a firmer grip. When used with water-based paint, the bruses can be ri

Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch

The Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilitie. This oval-shaped unit offers a large textured contact surface, plate-switch action, and an auditory "feedback click." This switch includes a 1/8 inch connector and 0.25 inch adapter. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1 x 5 x 8 inches. COLOR: Yellow touch pad within green case.

Foam Cardholder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a lightweight playing card holder for a young child with disabilities. Simply use a piece of foam and cut a diagonal shelf for the cards to sit in. MATERIALS: Light weight piece of foam. TOOLS: Cutting knife. SKILLS: Cutting. TITLE: Foam Cardholder. JOURNAL: Ideas to share: Tots n’ Tech. REF: http://www.asu.edu/clas/tnt/home_files/ideas/communication/picture/foamc.... PAGES: 1 with cover. Idea submitted by: Maria Jones, Oklahoma. For more information c

Foam Grips

The Foam Grips are pen and pencil holders designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand in gripping pencils or pens or other small utensils or tools. These soft foam tubes slide onto standard pens or pencils or other items. DIMENSIONS: The holders are 1.75 inches long. The inside measures .3125 inches in diameter. COLOR: Assorted.

Foldrite Letter Folding Tool (Model 1-08009-00)

The FoldRite Letter Folding Tool, model 1-08009-00, is a letter folding frame designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This letter folding frame is designed to aid in folding 8.5 x 11 inch paper with a neat and professional appearance. The device consists of two hinged plates made of durable plastic. Letters can be tri-folded by placing the paper between the plates and and folding the frame twice. This frame can also be used to create str

Folio For Ipad

The Folio for iPad is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilites or use of one hand. This case provides easy device access and cutouts for play-through functionality. It is available with a full leather exterior or an exterior made of polyurethane with leather trim. The Folio for iPad includes an integrated recessed collapsible back stand to position the iPad for hands-free viewing. Other features include a leather loop

Footime Foot Mouse With Programmable Pedal

The Footime Foot Mouse with Programmable Pedal, also called the Slipper Mouse, is a foot operated mouse designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or disabilities of the hand, arm, and shoulder. This unit has a two-part design with a slipper-shaped cursor controller with an optical sensor at the bottom and a two-level pedal with programmable buttons. An elastic strap and Velcro ends enables the slipper to adjust to fit all foot sizes. The two-level ergonomic layout o

Formboard With A Brain (Model 207)

Formboard with a Brain, model 207, is a puzzle switch, eye hand coordination activity, fine motor training device, and sensory integration activity designed for use by children and adults who have visual memory problems. This teaching device can be customized to the needs and abilities of the user, starting with one or two shapes and building to a sequence of shapes. By gradually increasing the challenge, the user’s memory skills, counting skills, spatial concepts, listening skills, and ability

Formboards And Jigsaws.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Formboards (one piece jigsaw puzzles) and jigsaw puzzles with two, four and six parts each to help a child learn shapes, size, color and sorting. Directions for making jigsaw puzzles using 6 inch square pieces of plywood and pictures of various objects. Once the picture shape has been cut out of the square, three squares of the same level (depending on how many pieces the picture is cut into) are glued to firm cardboard. With puzzles with one and two p

Fotodialer

The FotoDialer is an automatic dialer designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities, visual disabilities, or fine motor disabilities. This device enables users to dial an analog telephone without using the standard keypad. The FotoDialer has six plastic pages, each of holds 24 pictures of people, places, or symbols that illustrate the person or organization that a phone number contacts. The user presses the button adjacent to a picture to dial the corresponding telephone

Four Suiter Card Holder (Model Nc29103)

The Four Suiter Card Holder, model NC29103, is a playing card holder designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This wooden holder has four angled slots to hold cards and aid in visibility. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 9.5 x 5 inches. COLOR: Natural wood.

Fractiles-7

Fractiles-7 is an educational toy and eye hand coordination activity designed to teach matching, sorting, and assembly skills to individuals with neurological, fine motor, and visual disabilities. The set consists of 192 flexible magnetic, diamond-shaped tiles and a textured steel activity board. Using angles based on the number 7, these large tiles can be manipulated on the activity board or on a refrigerator to form many different designs with repeating and non-repeating patterns. Possibiliti

Fraction Pie Puzzle

Fraction Pie Puzzle is designed for children and adults with cognitive impairment and learning disabilities who are learning number concepts, improving their logical thinking skills, fine motor skills and more. This set contains six sorting bowls, heavy-duty eight-compartment tray, number cube, three spinners, plus Friendly Farm Animals, Mini Motors Counters, Fruity Fun Counters, Link ‘N' Learn Links, pattern blocks and transparent counters. Also included is a teaching guide and activity cards.

Frame For Bath Insert

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a frame for bath insert for a child with cerebral palsy. A Sunburst bath insert was purchased and a frame to mount this over the existing bath was built. A wooden model to test the fit and comfort of the proposed frame was created. Once fine-tuned, it was built by a local supplier with square stainless steel tube, which would not corrode when it gets wet. The frame fits snugly to the top of the existing bath, and has adjustable bolts

Frankenkindle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted electronic book reader for an individual with cerebral palsy. Glenn, an electrical engineer created the "Frankenkindle" for his sister using an Amazon Kindle and a keypad from a children's reader. This e-reader adaptation features controls that are easier for and individuals with cerebral palsy or other types of fine motor and neurological disabilities to use compared to the standard buttons on the Kindle. The device is mou

Freedom Divided Plate

The Freedom Divided Plate is a partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plate is divided into three compartments that are approximately a half and two quarters. The plate includes the Freedom vacuum pad, and the plate screws onto the pad like a jam jar lid. With the pad in place, the plate sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface and it is virtually impossible to lift or move. To remove the pad si

Front Opening Dress With Collar

The Front Opening Dress with Collar is a women's dress designed to provide ease in dressing for women with physical disabilities. Made of wrinkle-resistant, color-fast cotton, this dress features double-sewn seams, a V neck with a notched collar, short sleeves, front patch pockets, and a tie belt. A choice of button, snaps, or a zipper down the front is offered. SIZES: Small, medium, large, or extra-large. COLOR: Rose, blue, green, red, or lavender print or blue denim.

Front Opening Nightgown

The Front Opening Nightgown is a women's nightgown designed to provide ease in dressing for women with physical disabilities. Designed with double sewn seams, elbow-length sleeves, and snaps or buttons down the full length of the front, the garment may also be worn as a robe. This nightgown is available in cotton or double-napped flannel, or satin-backed flannel. SIZES: Small, medium, large, extra-large, extra-extra-large, and extra-extra-extra-large. COLOR: The cotton gown is available in brigh

Frs Custom Solutions Keyguards

FRS Custom Solutions Keyguards are keyguards for communication devices designed for use by individuals who experience difficulty making accurate screen selections on their communication device. These keyguards assure that screen selections occur only in allowable regions and provide a rigid surface that users can rest their hands on while making selections. These keyguards are made of durable, clear acrylic and feature rounded edges and secure mounting atachments using rubber straps and pin loc

Fubbles Musical Bubble Recorder

Fubbles Musical Bubble Recorder is a musical instrument that plays music as the user blows bubbles.Is designed to help children ages 2 and up develop oral motor, fine motor and coordination, deep breathing, and respiratory skills. The recorder produces bubbles from the wand or shaft. Different notes play when the three holes are covered.

Full-Sized Bibs

The Full-Sized Bibs are bibs designed for individuals with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. Made of cotton and polyester blend, these full length terry cloth bibs fasten at the neck with Velcro closure. The bibs can be machine washed. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 18 inches. COLORS: Blue, white, and other colors.

Fun Foot Flush

Foot Flush is a foot-operated toilet flushing aid designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This device fits most flapper-style tank toilets and does not interfere with the operation of the standard flush handle. Once installed, the device sits on the floor and enables the toilet to be flushed simply by stepping on the unit. This unit has a foot-shaped base, complete with toes.

Fun Gripper Bowling Set

The Fun Gripper Bowling Set is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, gross motor, perceptual, or neurological disabilities. This set includes a bowling ball with a non-slip surface and six soft, oversized pins with numbers on them. A nylon carry bag is included. DIMENSIONS: The bowling ball is 7 inches in diameter and the pins are 10 inches. COLOR: The pins are multi-colored, the ball is blue and yellow, and the carry bag is black.

Funny Drummy (Model 2741)

The Funny Drummy, model 2741, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children ages twelve months and up with fine motor and neurological disabilities. It features a large plastic base in the shape of a drum, a large plastic drumstick, a five-block shape sorter on one side, and a plastic carrying handle The blocks which fit in the sorter help teach shapes and colors. Once the plastic circle, square, triangle, flower, and half moon have been sorted, each one makes a different sou

Fuzzy Puzzles

Fuzzy Puzzles are tactile puzzles designed for use by children with neurological, fine motor, perceptual, and visual disabilities. These handcrafted wooden puzzles have four slightly raised pieces with soft, fuzzy material on each and brightly-painted backgrounds. Available puzzles (each sold separately) include farm, pets, or jungle.

Game Board

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide recreation and therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. The board is designed for a game called Draughts and can be adapted for use playing Noughts and Crosses. A base was cut from three millimeter craft board and another piece the same size was cut for the top. Sixty-four ten millimeter holes were cut in the top piece. The board was finished in a checkerboard pattern, alternating black and varnished natural wood squa

Game Controller Adaptation

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist an individual with upper extremity disabilities in operating the remote control of a PlayStation. Attach several Lego-style blocks to each of the four blocks. Grabbing the extension and pulling down causes the blocks to activate the corresponding button. MATERIALS: Lego-style blocks and game controller. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly.11 TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 1, January/February 2005. WEB: http://www.mdausa.org/publ

Games Ramp

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adapted game ramp to play pool for a young adult with cerebral palsy. Due to the cerebral palsy the young adult was unable to control his arm movements and sufficiently use a cue. A ramp was created using a 9 millimeter piece of plywood. The design included a small landing at the top of the ramp for setting the ball, shallow sides to guide the ball in a straight line, and smooth contact points and the edge cushioned so not to dama

Gas Gadget

Gas Gadget is a gas cap opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis and those with limited hand function. It is a tool designed to help minimize the effort needed to loosen and tighten auto gas caps. The Gas Gadget has an ergonomic handle that is textured and is easy to grip. The slot opening for the gas cap measures 0.5 inch wide, and 2.25 inches long. Overall the gas cap wrench measures 7 inches long. It is small enough to fit in a glove compartment, under the seat or even in some do

Gauntlet Glove Keyboard

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a keyboard alternative for individuals who have the use of only one hand or have fine motor disabilities in one hand. Gauntlet, or the Generally Accessible Universal Nomadic Tactile Low-power Electronic Typist, is a smart glove device that features built-in wireless keyboard functionality. This device looks like a black glove with letters placed in between joints of each finger. The user types by using the thumb to touch the desired let

Gel Tiles

Gel Tiles are a perceptual training activity designed to encourage manipulation for children with cognitive, developmental, fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. These sealed plastic tailes are filled with brightly-colored, non-toxic gel that reacts to hand pressure. Set includes six tiles ranging in a variety of shapes (circles, squares, etc.). DIMENSIONS: Sizes range from a circle 3 inches in diameter to a 20-inch square. COLOR: One tile each of red, yellow, green, blue, o

Geo-Lastic Art (Model B9249-70)

Geo-Lastic Art, model B9249-70, is a pegboard kit designed for use by children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The kit enables children to use colorful elastic bands of various sizes to create designs while improving their fine motor and perceptual motor skills. Patterns illustrate how to make the shapes of letters, numbers, and objects such as a house or a sailboat. The kit includes a wooden pegboard, 15 smooth plastic pegs, elastic bands, and a pattern book. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW)

Geometric Counting Cylinders (Model G3080)

The Geometric Counting Cylinders, model G3080, are a math skills game designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, or fine motor disabilities. This hardwood manipulative set develops geometric shape recognition, counting skills, and shape sorting. A hardwood storage box is included. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 3 x 5 x 7.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.4 pounds.

Geometric Puzzle Board (Model G527)

The Geometric Puzzle Board, model G527, is a large knobbed, puzzle form board for children with learning and physical disabilities. The wooden board contains pull-off pieces shaped like a square, oval, oblong, triangle and circle painted in green, blue, red, yellow and orange. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): The board is 3 x 9.25 x 9.5 inches. The knobs on each shape are 2 inches high. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Get A Grip

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with fine motor and grasping difficulties hold an adapted eating utensil to participate in meal times. MATERIALS USED: Empty prescription bottle or 35mm film container, scissors, playdough or modeling clay. PREPPARATION: 1. If you are using a prescription bottle, select the size that seems most appropriate. 2. Remove the cap of the film container or prescription bottle. 3. With a pair of scissors, make a small incision into the

Gewa Access Maxi

Gewa Access Maxi is a wireless computer and environmental control keyboard with large keys designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, mobility disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This wireless keyboard controls a computer through remote infrared (IR) using the included mouse interface. The keyboard has two levels, one for the computer and one for environmental control. Input is through direct selection. Macros and multi-function environmental control commands can be recorded

Gewa Access Medi

Gewa Access Medi is a wireless scanning keyboard for computers or environmental controls designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, mobility disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This wireless keyboard controls a computer through remote infrared (IR) using the included mouse interface. The keyboard has two levels, one for the computer and one for environmental control. Input can be made through direct selection or scanning, with 12 different scanning methods. Macros and multi-f

Giant Calculator

The Giant Calculator, model GC78l, is a large button and large print calculator designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or low vision. This calculator has large rubber keys and an 8-digit LCD display with large numbers and an adjustable tilt screen. Functions include memory and percentages. POWER: Uses solar panel or button cell battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 11 x 8.25 x 0.875 inches. COLOR: Black or silver.

Giant Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La308)

The Giant Economy Sand & Water Table, model LA309, is a sand/water table designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or cognitive disabilities. This table has a height-adjustable metal frame with a removable plastic tub. OPTIONS: A top is available. DIMENSIONS: This table has a 7-inch deep tub and is 22.25 inches wide x 34.25 inches long. The stand adjusts from 18 to 21 to 24 inches high.

Giant Knobbed Puzzles

The Giant Knobbed Puzzles are large knobbed puzzles designed for use with children with fine motor or cognitive disabilities. Each wood silk-screened puzzle depicts a different animal, food, or daily living activity. Subjects include vegetables, fuit, gardening items, tools, table setting, a snail, a butterfly, a turtle, and a rooster. By manipulating the larger puzzle pieces, children are encouraged to heighten their visual perception, problem solving, and eye-hand coordination skills. Each puz

Giant Monopoly Deluxe Game

The Giant Monopoly Deluxe Game is a large print board game designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor or grasping disabilities. This set includes playing pieces 150 percent of their normal size and an over-sized board. Built with solid wood stained and varnished for a subdued gloss finish the board includes a recessed well lined with smooth felt where the Chance and Community Chest cards reside. The well is ideal for rolling the game's dice, ensuring that the over-sized metal-

Giant Scrabble

Giant Scrabble is a large print board game designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This version of the game is 50 percent larger than the standard game and includes an oversized, folding Scrabble board, 100 oversized wood tiles with large print letters, four oversized wood tile racks, and an oversized score pad. A large print instruction sheet is also included. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 24 x 11.25 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 4 pounds.

Gingher Spring-Action Knife-Edge Dressmaker's Shears

The Gingher Spring Action Knife Edge Dressmaker's Shears are self opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, or weakness of the hand. Designed to reduce hand strain, the Gingher shears are equipped with a gentle spring action that opens after each cut. Ergonomic bent handles provide a comfortable and easy grip, and a long length design allows for ease in trimming seams. Other features include a sharp blade that cuts multiple layers of fabric with less manual effort. The she

Girth Tightener

The Girth Tightener is designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength. This nylon tightener is designed to be used with English, Australian, Plantation, or Western saddles and works with leverage to tighten the girth. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.

Glacier The Polar Bear (Model 914)

Glacier the Polar Bear, model 914, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, this bear walks and stands on his hind legs growling . POWER: Uses three double-Abatteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 9 x 6 inches. COLOR: Cream.

Glo Worm With Switch (Model 8014)

The Glo Worm with Switch, model 8014, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, severe physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities or spinal cord injury. Press the attached capability switch or squeeze the toy and the Glo Worm comforts with a gentle light and lullabies. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteriess. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10 x 7 inches.

Glow In The Dark Gripper (Model 16H162A)

The Glow In The Dark Gripper, model 16H162A, is an illuminated door knob gripper designed for individuals with low vision or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Exposure to bright light or sunlight recharges the power of this device. Illuminating power lasts up to eight hours keeping door knobs visible in a dark room for greater safety.

Glued To A Book

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, hot glue gun Preparation: 1. Plug in hot glue gun and allow it to heat up 2. Place a small amount of glue on the bottom right corner of each page in the book 3. Allow glue to dry before turning the page Ways to Adapt this Activity Small, round, felt chair leg protectors could also be used to separate the pages of the book Author: Designing En

Go Ring

Go Ring is a cell phone holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury or arthritis. The device reduces the risk of dropping and breaking smartphones and tablet computers. Go Ring fastens to the back of the device with an adhesive pad. It rotates in 360 degrees when used with a smart phone, and it can function as a stand for a tablet computer with adjustable mounting angles. The adhesive pad sup

Gold Leaf Soft Touch Gloves

Gold Leaf Soft Touch Gloves are gardening gloves designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These gloves are designed to be durable yet remain soft and pliable. The palm and fingers of these gloves are made of deerskin leather. The back is Lycra, nylon and foam with a Velcro closure on cuff. When first worn, the gloves are snug; as they are worn, they stretch and conform to the contours of the hand like a custom-tailored glove. SIZES: Women's or men's

Good Grips I-Series Y Peeler

The Good Grips i-Series Y Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Made of die-cast zinc, this peeler has a non-slip, contoured handle, a precision-ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade and features an eyer to remove blemishes on fruits and vegetables. OPTIONS: Peeler Blade Replacement Cartridge. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces. COLOR: The handle is black.

Good Grips Utensil Strap

The Good Grips Utensil Strap is a utensil holder designed for use by adults and young children with upper extremity or grasping disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is an expandable loop strap that attaches to the handle of a Good Grips utensil and slips over the user’s hand. The standard size strap fits most adults and accommodates all Good Grips utensils as well as other large or built-up handles. The pediatric size strap fits the Good Grips Pediatric Spoon. The straps are machine washable.

Grabber

Grabber was designed to be used by people who use their mouth to pick up items — its goal, simply, is to grab stuff and move it around the house. It combines 3D printed parts based on a pincer and a mouth guard, with a spring mechanism to clench items, but between prototypes the team realized they had a problem. They had designed it so that when the user bites down, it opens the grabber, thinking this way it would mean less jaw work. But in testing, they realized, if you release your jaw to grab

Graviti Mill

The Graviti Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with use of one hand or upper extremity arthritis or disabilities. Made of high-impact ceramic, this pepper mill grinds pepper simply by turning the unit upside down. The unit turns off when turned upright. Features include a grind knob on top to select fine or coarser grind, ceramic grinding disks, a maximum fill indicator in the interior, and a removable base with anon-slip rubber ring on bottom Gourmet peppercorns are included

Great Games

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with fine motor and grasping difficulties increase participation and interaction during board games activities.

Griffin Mouthstick Stylus

The Griffin Mouthstick Stylus is a mouthstick for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This capacitive touchscreen stylus is designed to be held in the mouth, allowing people with limited or no use of their hand to manipulate both touchscreen and button on smartphones and tablet devices. The Y-shaped mouthpiece is made of food-grade stainless steel and the removable cushion sleeves are BPA-free. Th

Grip Handle Button/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28616)

The Grip Handle Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the ribbed rubber handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. DIMENSIONS: The unit is 8.25 inches long and the handle is 1 inch in diameeter.

Grip-Ease Fingernail Clipper

The Grip-Ease Fingernail Clipper is a nail clipper designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This clipper has large ergonomic handles to improve grip and a bio-mechanical design to multiply strength needed for leverage, reducing the force required to cut the most stubborn nails. A 45-degree blade angle allows a more comfortable, more natural hand position. Blade bumpers reduce the risk of cutting too short, and extra wide blades reduce th

Grip-Ease Foot Smoother

The Grip-Ease Foot Smoother is a callus remover designed for use by individuals who have arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. This device features an angled design and an over-sized handle for a secure grip and to enable users to reach their feet more easily. Other features include a flexible stainless steel abrasive sheet that contours to the foot for gentle and effective callus reduction.

Grip-Ease Pointed Tweezers

The Grip-Ease Pointed Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. These tweezers have a have a longer, more substantial handle for stability, with soft rubber finger and thumb grips.

Grip-Ease Toenail Clipper

The Grip-Ease Toenail Clipper is a nail clipper designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This clipper has large ergonomic handles to improve grip and a bio-mechanical design to multiply strength needed for leverage, reducing the force required to cut the most stubborn nails. A 45-degree blade angle allows a more comfortable, more natural hand position. Blade bumpers reduce the risk of cutting too short, and extra wide blades reduce the n

Gripable Comfortable Cutlery

Gripables Comfortable Cutlery is designed for children who have difficulty grasping as a result of cerebral palsy, brachial plexus or neurological injuries. The cutlery set includes a fork, spoon and knife. The handles are made out of soft, non-toxic c and latex free material. It is dishwasher safe. COLOR: Pink or blue. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Grippables

Grippables are a set of a knife, fork, and spoon with built-up handles designed for use by children with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Each utensil in the set has an easy-grip, notched plastic handle. COLOR: Available with blue and white, red and white, pink and white, or green and white handles.

Grippers

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities to grasp items such as pens, pencils, toothbrushes, paintproushes, etc. Gripping objects that have small diameter handles, like pens, spoons, toothbrushes can be difficult for people with fine motor disabilities. There are many ways to adapt those items so they can be used. Sme objects that can be used to enlarge a device handle and make it easier to hold include a 35 millimeter film co

Grippersnapper & Crayons And Grippersnapper & Paintbrush

The GripperSnapper is a crayon or paintbrush holder designed to enable children with limited grasping ability to color or paint independently. The plastic handles feature a tube-like opening into which the crayon or paintbrush is inserted and two triangular openings which the child's fingers slip into. The user may also wrap his or her hand around the handle. The GripperSnapper & Crayons includes four soy-based crayons and may be used with any standard crayon. The GripperSnapper & Paintb

Groove Slim Colored Pencils

The Groove Slim Colored Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabiities. These pencil feature an ergonomic triangular shape with a natural grip zone and offset slide guards that enables the user's fingers to slide into the optimal writing hold. The grooves are offset ergonomically so that all the fingers (index, middle finger, and thumb) rest in the proper position. Made of all natural materials, these pencils contain no rubber or pl

Growing With Timocco Home Edition

Growing with Timocco Home Edition is a set of five games created for children to practice and improve a variety of motor and cognitive abilities. Each game focuses on a specific set of abilities, and enables the user to select difficulty levels and other settings. Therapists, teachers and parents can adjust the games to the child’s specific needs. All five games share the same identifying character – Timocco the friendly monkey. During play, children help Timocco achieve his tasks as they naviga

Guide For Inserting Magazines Into Envelopes

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to insert magazines in envelopes. This Guide features a metal plate with raised sides that enable the user to align the magazine with the envelope and slide it in. The Guide clamps to a bench or counter and is reversible for right- or left-handed use. TITLE: Making Work Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 12-13. PAGES (including cover): 3 2001.

Gumfun Finger Strengthener

Gumfun Finger Strengthener is designed for use by young children who are working on improving motor-planning, tactile discrimination and developing the small muscles of their hands.  Players move the gumballs into their color-coded chambers. 

Gus! Word Prediction

Gus! Word Prediction is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities and individuals who use one hand on a computer keyboard. This voice output utility program can be used with standard application software. It places an "always on top" window on the computer screen, which can be stretched or shrunk to any size, with automatic adjustment of font size. As the user begins to enter a word, the box displays a list of choices. Words are pre

H-31 Dual Button Box

The H-31 Dual Button Box is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a 2-switch adapted device. The user plugs the switch input of the device he or she wishes to control into the back of the Dual Button Box. One button on the Dual Button Box will "step scan" through the device's menu or options. When the user reaches the desired option or action, he or she

H-32 Switch Poser

The H-32 Switch Poser is a switch stand designed for use by individuals with neurological, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities or cerebral palsy. This positioning stand has a base and a mounting surface on a flexible hinge. The base attaches to a smooth flat surface such as a tabletop through bottom suction. The switch (not included) attaches to the flat mounting surface with the included Super Velcro. Once attached, the switch can be adjusted to any angle from horizontal (flat) to verti

H-46 Scanover (Scanning Voiceover Switch Interface)

The H-46 ScanOver (Scanning VoiceOver Switch Interface) is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has a speaker and headphone jack, a front panel showing the status of the Bluetooth module inside, and a rear panel for the scanning options. The user turns VoiceOver on with triple click and starts scanning with either

H-46-2Gb Switch-Adapted Mp3 Player Drive

The H-46-2GB Switch-Adapted MP3 Player Drive is an adapted MP3 player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This unit has two switch inputs, one of which can be used to turn the unit on/off and to toggle between Play and Pause, and the other of which can be used for cycling through files. The unit plays MP3 and WMA audio files, including music, podcasts, or audio books, and is also a two-gigabyte (GB) USB flash drive that plugs into any U

H-50 Ipad Mini Leather Carry Case

The H-50 iPad Mini Leather Carry Case is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad Mini. The case features two Super-Velcro strips which hold the cover to the case while being carried. A strap can also be attached to the case. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad Mini. COLOR: Available in black, blue, pink and purple.

H-54-Usb Mini-Switchport For Usb

The H-54-USB Mini-SwitchPort for USB is a computer switch control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit has two switch input jacks and a retractable USB cable for connecting to a computer. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes standard mouse-clicks (Windows: left, right; Macintosh: click, click), and with installation of the accompanying Switchhopper software, each button can b

H-56 Ipad Ultimate Ii Case

The H-56 iPad Ultimate II Case is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad. The case uses a special foam and is resistant to damage. The handle is foldable and can be attached to the case by rivets. A shoulder strap (included) or a stand can also be attached to the case by removing the handle. A screen protector is also included with the product. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad 2, 3 or

H-61 Tablet Bumper Case

The H-61 Tablet Bumper Case is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The H-64 is available in two different versions: regular and full. The regular version provides rear and corner protection, and it is intended to be used with a tablet carry case. The regular version is available for the iPad 1 and offers a separate model for the iPad 2, 3 and 4. The full version encloses the tablet edges completely for maximum se

H-64 Ipad Ultimate Carry Case

The H-64 iPad Ultimate Carry Case is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad. The H-64 is available in two different versions: one version is for the iPad 2, 3 and 4 and the other is for the iPad 1. The Ultimate Carry Case has 3 components - a soft padded protector that fits around the back of the iPad and the front and back pieces of a hard shell. The soft protector has cutouts for access to but

H-68 Scan-5

The H-68 Scan-5 is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, MP3 player, DVD player or switch-adapted toy/device with a switch. This stand-alone device can be used by a person that can operate one or two switches. The user plugs a switch-adapted remote control or device that he or she wishes to control into the Scan-5's 9-pi

H-69 Select-5

The H-69 Select-5 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, fine motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, DVD player, MP3 player or a switch-adapted toy or appliance. This stand-alone device features 5 large round buttons: Power/play/pause; Advance forward or Channel up; Go backward or Channel down; Volume up; and Volume down. The user connects a device or remote control

H-70 Digital Switch Timer

The H-70 Digital Switch Timer is designed to enable individuals with upper extremity to control electronic switch-adapted devices such as CD/MP3/DVD players or universal TV remotes. The device functions as a connector between a switch and a switch-adapted device. The user hits the switch to start the song, program or video, and the device plays for the amount of time set on the switch timer. When the time on the timer switch expires, the device pauses and can restarted by the user by pressing th

H-78 Big Blue-Tooth Keyboard And Largekeys Keyboard

The H-78 ‘BIG Blue’-Tooth Keyboard and LARGEKeys Keyboard are large key, large print keyboards designed for use by individuals with motor skill or cognitive disabilities. The ‘BIG Blue’-Tooth Keyboard connects to a tablet, Macintosh, or PC that is Bluetooth-enabled via Bluetooth; and the LARGEKey Keyboard is connected to computer via USB. The user can angle the keyboard at 45 or other angles with a keyboard stand (sold separately). This keyboard is available with key rows of red, blue, yellow an

H-86: Capacitive Headpointer

The H-86: Capacitive HeadPointer is a headwand and stylus for tablet computer and touchscreen designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This product is a combination of a capacitive mouthstick and a headpointer, allowing people with limited or no use of their hands to use an iPad and other tablet devices that have a capacitive touchscreen. The fit of the H-86 headpointer is adjustable with a "dial." The mou

H-87 Ipad Vo (Voiceover) Controller

The H-87 iPad VO (VoiceOver) Controller is a large button remote control interface for an Apple iPad tablet, iPhone or iPod Touch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or who are blind. The VO Controller connects to the touchscreen device through Bluetooth and uses the keyboard shortcuts built into the Apple iOS VoiceOver accessibility feature (see separate entry) to help the user access the content and functions of the host device. The user can control a screen reader to

H-88 Tablet Handpointer

The H-88 Tablet HandPointer is a stylus for a tablet computer or other touch screen device designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This capacitive stylus is designed to interact with the touchscreens of an iPad or other tablet. The stylus is mounted on a plastic cylinder, which is grasped in the users palm with the stylus emerging from between the first and second (index and middle) fingers or the second and third (middle and ring) fingers. The

H-91 Ipad Mini Ultimate Ii Case

The H-91 iPad Mini Ultimate II Case is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad. The case is made of rigid foam, protecting all sides and edges. The thick front protects the iPad screen by not letting it touch the ground if dropped. The handle can be folded down to act as a stand, or it can be removed to mount the case to a holder. A strap can also be attached to the case. COMPATIBILITY: For use w

Hairbrush Card Holder

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a card holder for individuals with grasping disabilities. The hairbrush holds the cards in place while removing the need for an individual to hold his or her cards during card games such as Old Maid, Go Fish, or Crazy 8’s! For individuals requiring more support and stability, Velcro can be used to secure the hairbrush to a non-skid placemat. TITLE: Hairbrush Card Holders. JOURNAL: Ideas to share: Tots n’ Tech. REF: http://www.asu.edu/clas/tnt/home_fi

Hamilton Beach Black Ice Metal Collection Can Opener, Model 76776

Hamilton Beach Black Ice Metal Collection Can Opener is designed to help people with upper extremity disabilities. It is a can opener that includes OpenMate multi-tool which opens bottle tops, hard plastic packages, and pop-top cans. The SureCut patented technology opens cans the first time, every time. It features built-in cord storage and knife sharpener. Removable cutting head rinses clean.

Hand Stylus

The Hand Stylus is a stylus for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This stylus has a small rubber tip that allows writing, drawing, typing, navigating, and playing games with greater ease and accuracy on an iPad or other tablet or a smartphone or MP3 player with a touch screen. The anodized aluminum hexagonal barrel has the grip of a number 2 pencil, with a knurled collar for fine fingertip control. The tip is retractable and it rotates as

Hand Therapy Table (Model 561168)

The Hand Therapy Table, model 561168, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for use in physical therapy. This therapy table is equipped with an adjustable crank hydraulic lift system for height adjustment. The laminated table top has front and back cutouts and the telescopic table legs are aluminum with a laminated base that has levelers. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW):26 to 38 x 48 x 32 inches. Table top cut out is 4 x 24 inches. The hydraulic life system adjusts height from 27 to 39 inches. CA

Hand To Hand Mug W/ Spout

The Hand to Hand Mug With Spout Lid is designed for those with grasping disabilities, Parkinson’s or for individuals who do not have steady hands especially while drinking. The ribbed or contoured shape of the mug makes the ability to grasp or hold it with one or both hands. It's large handle is large enough for large hands to grasp it comfortably. Also designed to hold hot and cold liquids at a constant temperature. Top rack dishwasher and microwave safe. Not returnable.

Handhugger Blacklead Pencil

The Handhugger Blacklead Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children or adults with disabilities of the hand. These triangular HB pencils have a strong lead to withstand tough use by younger writers. The pencil has a slip resistant texture to ensure a better grasp, and it is made from wood flour to prevent splinters. Pencils are available in packages of 12 or 72.

Handhugger Colouring Pencils

Handhugger Colouring Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by children or adults with grasping disabilities. These triangular coloring pencils have strong leads with consistent laydown of color. The triangular shape helps the user to hold the pencil. Pencils have a slip-resistant texture and are made from wood flour to prevent splinters. COLORS: Yellow, purple, peach, brown, orange, black, red, pink, green, light green, mid blue, and dark blue.

Handhugger Colouring Pens

Handhugger Colouring Pens are easy grasp pens designed for use by children or adults with grasping disabilities. This triangular coloring pen has a tough, broad fiber tip. The triangular shape helps the user to hold the pen. The line width is 1.7 millimeters. COLORS: Red, pink, yellow, brown, purple, black, dark greeen, light green, light blue, dark blue, orange, and gray.

Handle-R

The Handle R is a bottle holder designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This small lightweight device screws onto most 2-liter bottles. The Handle R has a handle for carrying, lifting, and pouring the bottle. The handle can also be used as a drinking cup. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 7 x 3 x 6 inches.

Handminder

HandMinder is a neuromuscular stimulator designed for use in hand therapy after stroke. Housed in a glove, this portable hand rehabilitation device sends a vibration stimulus to each finger, triggering the brain to send a movement signal to the correlating muscle. The activity enhances the brain's communication with affected muscles, and repeated practice results in brain cells being more easily activated. As the neural connection improves, so does the user's motor function. The unit is portabl

Happy Shapes (Model 6634)

Happy Shapes, model 6634, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor and neurological disabilities. It features a large plastic, L-shaped body with a shape sorter on the bottom. Blocks in the shape of a square, circle, and triangle can simply be placed in the opening at the top to encourage babies to reach inside and choose a shape. Or, they can be pushed through the corresponding holes of the shape sorter on the bottom to encourage shape recognition. COLOR

Harry Hiccers (Model 8064)

Harry Hiccers, model 8064, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy is a koala that hiccups. Once the user activates the capability switch (not included) or squeezes Koala’s tail seven hiccups sounds can be heard along with the phrases “pardon me,” “excuse me,” and “sorry mate.” This toy is intended to encourage listening skills and language development and comes with a story book,

Hat Holder Head Support

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To provide a do-it-yourself solution for a young lady with head mobility issues to keep her head from falling forward while communicating and/or eating. A sturdy post was attached to the back of the young lady’s wheelchair. Various hats, headbands, etc. were modified by adding a string and hook. The string and hook are attached to the post on the back of the wheelchair keeping the young lady’s head upright. TITLE: The Hat Holder. WEBSITE: Workshop S

Head Pointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide custom adaptation to a head pointer device for an individual with cerebral palsy. While many commercial devices are available, not all are ideal for every individual. A simple, lightweight version can be customized for individual needs. The design is based on a donated headgear from a commercial safety visor. The individual’s aluminum pointer has a standard rubber tip (a smaller version of the type used on crutches), plus an end clamp that holds whichever p

Heater Control Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with rheumatoid arthritis to operate the controls of a space heater. The heater is operated by turning a small rotatiting knob. A wooden tool with a handle and a rectangular hole in the center was fashioned. The user places the hole over the knob and operates it by pushing the tool to one side or the other. TITLE: Independence at Home. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 2, July 2006: p. 8-9. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Heavyweight Pencil

The Heavyweight Pencil is a weighted pencil with grasp designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomic writing instrument is designed to build hand strength balance to reduce fatigue. Features include an eraser, 2.0 millimeter lead and nine refills. WEIGHT: 4.2 ounces (122 grams). COLOR: Black and silver.

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles are self-threading needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These large needles have a separation just under the machine head for threading.

Hedge Maze Area Rug

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: 1. To create a hedge maze for recreation.

Helter Skelter Loopie, Single Knot Loopie, Or Single Twist Loopie

The Helter Skelter Loopie is a perceptual training activity designed for use with children with neurological disabilities. The unit consists of a tray base with an upright flat post in the center. Children drop the eight included balls into the hole at the top of the post and track them through the translucent tube curled around the post until the balls exit the hole at the bottom. The Single Knot Loopie has a translucent tube tied in a knot and attached to a flat base with a hole at each end. T

High Quad Gun Mount (HQ100)

The High Quad Gun Mount, model HQ100, is a rifle, shotgun, pistol and crossbow support and trigger activator designed for use by people with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who use a power wheelchair. Intended to make hunting accessible to individuals with no use of the upper extremities, this device is based on a mounting plate placed under the wheelchair’s seat cushion before the user transfers into the chair. Once the user is seated in the wheelchair, a v

High Roller (Model 757)

The High Roller, model 757, is a dice throwing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Open the Velcro-closure top and place up to five dice in the device. Push the outer rim or activate a connected capability switch (not included)to shakethe dice. The dice shake, rattle, and roll. The unit comes with two sets of dice. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6 x 6 x 3.75 inches. COLOR: One dice set is white and one set is blac

Hip Supports For Chairs That Have Sides

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- Description: Two vinyl covered foam blocks to place between the sides of the chair and the hips while the student is seated.

Homecraft Mighty Lever Jar and Bottle Opener, Model 81501329

Homecraft Mighty Lever Jar and Bottle Opener is intended for people with grasping or fine motors disabilities. It has the flexible stainless steel band which is fitted around a lid, and then clamped tight using the screw at the end of the handle, which can be used as a lever.

Hookless Hangers

Hookless Hangers are hangers with no hook intended for people with fine motor, standing and neurological disabilities and people of short stature. These hangers attach to a metal strip (sold separately) using a neodymium magnet at the top of the hanger. Using Hookless Hangers lowers the overall height necessary for hanging clothes so that a shelf above the clothes or a second level of hangers is also lower. Hookless Hangers are available in several different types of wood, including walnut, bamb

Hosmer Button Hook

The Hosmer Button Hook is a hand-held button aid designed to assist individuals with dressing. The hook's wire section slides through the button hole and hooks onto the button; the button is then pulled through the button hole. DIMENSIONS: Device is 6 9/16 inches long.

House Pets Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The House Pets Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This three-piece puzzle features a cat, a dog, and a bird. The shapes fit into am image of a house. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. Each piece of this extra-thick wooden puzzle has a jumbo wooden knob for easy grasping. This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and visual perception skills. DIMENSIONS

Household Scissors (Model Sw52003) & Household Scissors With Large Handle (Model Sw5200)

The Household Scissors, model SW52003 and SW5200, are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities, and grasping disabilities. Usable with the right or left hand, these lightweight scissors have precision-made stainless steel blades that can be adjusted to cut in any position with a simple squeezing motion using a whole hand grip. The spring band connecting the handles opens the blades when pressure is released. After prolonged or intensive use, t

Hover Mounting Kit For Idevices

Hover Mounting Kit for iDevices is a mounting system designed to mount iDevices (i.e. iPads, iPad mini, iPhone 4, 4S or 5, etc.) using the Latitude Mounting Arm. It is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength, fine motor and grasping difficulties. This kit includes the Latitude Mounting Arm, Super Clamp, mounting plates and a Quick Start Guide. It is made out of strong carbon fiber. WEIGHT: 1.1 lbs/.5kg COLOR: Black WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by t

Hug And Kiss Magnetic Bracelet

This Hug and Kiss Magnetic Bracelet is designed for those individuals who have a disability that affects their fine motor abilities, those with Arthritis, another condition that causes cramping in the hands or for the elderly who have lost most of their dexterity.

Hula Hoops

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide different size hoop targets for children working on improving strength and eye hand coordination during throwing activity. MATERIALS: Underwater sprinkler pipe ($20 for 100 feet from Menards Store) Double male connecter ($.50 each) Athletic tape DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut pipe to desired length 2. Insert male connecter into pipe ends to form a circle. 3. Wrap the seam with tape

Human Grasp Assist

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a robotic glove that can be used by people with grasping disabilities and others at risk for repetitive stress injury. The Human Grasp Assist, also known as the K-Glove or the Robo-Glove, uses sensors built into the fingertips of the gloves that automatically tighten the actuators in the fingers to provide the wearer with a better grip of the object being held. The Human Grasp Assist helps reduce the amount of force required to grip an o

Human Support Robot

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Designed to help persons with physical disabilities live more independently. Called the Human Support Robot (HSR), it represents the latest initiative in Toyota's Partner Robot program and is intended to help out around the home by retrieving items, opening curtains, and picking up objects that have fallen to the floor. The HSR can be controlled using a simple graphical user interface via tablet PC. It can also wear a tablet atop its head, which would allow care

Hurdle Champion

Hurdle Champion is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injury. Users can choose a character and take part in a hurdle race. This app works with a single switch or by touching the screen. This app is switch accessible for one switch scanning. Users can choose from three levels of difficulty, which makes jumping the hurdles easier or harder based on the time available to h

Hush Dog (Model 7027)

Hush Dog, model 7027, is a switch operated toy designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Once the capability switch (not included) is activated or this toy puppy’s foot is pressed, it will rock its head back and forth and sing “Hush Little Baby.” This plush toy in intended to provide auditory input and increase visual attention. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 11 x 7 x 7 inches. COLOR: Light blue. WEIGH

Ibm Viavoice Speech Recognition Sdk

The IBM ViaVoice Speech Recognition SDK (Software Developers Kit) is a voice output and software authoring program designed for use by software developers to create software accessible to individuals who are blind or have low vision or upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This kit contains documentation, samples, and tools to help the developer to speech enable applications using IBM ViaVoice dictation and/or command & control Runtimes. This large vocabulary

Ibungee Laces

iBungee Laces are designed for individuals with limited fine motor and grasping patterns as well as those who have sensitive feet or are recovering from injury. iBungee Laces are stretchable and allows user to convert any shoe into a slip on. This helps to eliminate the need for frequent tying, retying, or untying knots and double knots.

Icamera Interface

The iCamera Interface is a switch activated shutter control that allows users with limited fine motor skills to take pictures on their iPhone, iPad and iPod with the camera feature on the device. The user plugs the capability switch into the compact iCamera Interface and attaches the Interface to their iPhone, iPad or iPod to take a picture. DIMENSIONS: 1 1/2" W x 1 1/2" L x 3/4" H. WEIGHT: 1 oz. COLOR: Black interface with white cord. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Icraft

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an eye-controlled robotic arm feeding system for individuals with mobility disabilities and/or paralysis. iCRAFT (eye Controlled Robotic Arm Feeding Technology) was developed by students at Northeastern University. iCRAFT allows the user to move its robotic arm by moving his or her eyes. With the iCRAFT system, there is absolutely no physical connection between the device and the user. All the user needs to do is look at one of four larg

Icrayon

The iCrayon is a stylus for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This stylus looks like a crayon and has been specifically designed to interact with the touch screens of a smart phone, iPod touch (or other MP3 player), or an iPad or other tablet. It conducts more effectively than fingers. This stylus is useful for touch typing or using with drawing programs and specialty applications. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 0.5 x 6 inches

iDigiTip

iDigiTip is designed for use by individual with limited dexterity as a result of nerve injury or arthritis.  The designers of the product have also suggested that it could also be worn over top of latex gloves in sterile environments such as hospitals, or used by individuals who don't want to directly touch public keypads or touch screens. 

Ifaraday Mouthstick

The iFaraday Mouthstick is a mouthstick for tablet computer and touchscreen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This touchscreen stylus allows the user to operate devices with capacitive touchscreens with his or her mouth. The mouthstick features a biteable mouthpiece with vinyl tubing on the mouth end and a removable tip module strong enough to press keys on a conventional keyboard. The shaft is made of lightwei

Incipio Fixie Universal Tablet Stand

The Incipio FIXIE Universal Tablet Stand is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individual with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury or arthritis. Made of aircraft-grade aluminum, the unit fits most tablet computers. It is composed of two parts, one of which holds the tablet and the second supports the unit. Positioning the two pieces enables the user to choose from multiple viewing angles. Rubber grips on the stand are designed

Incrediblocks

The Incrediblocks are foam blocks designed for use by children with limited fine motor control. The set of 50 lightweight, colorful giant interlocking soft blocks are nontoxic and washable. DIMENSIONS: Each block is 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: The set includes blocks in assorted colors.

Indemouse

IndeMouse is a mouse or track ball interface designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This USB device translates movements of a pointing device, such as a mouse or track ball (not included), into mouse functions such as click, double-click, or drag. It can be used by individuals who are able to move a pointing device but who have difficulty clicking a button or holding one down. This plug

Independence Drinkware with Interchangeable Lids Tumbler with Flow Lid, Model 145201

Independence Drinkware with Interchangeable Lids Tumbler with Flow Lid is designed for people with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. Is made  of translucent polypropylene, to allow monitoring of hot and cold liquid intake. Lids are interchangeable among all beverage containers providing versatility and practicality.

Independence One-Handled Clear Cup, Model 1455

The Independence One-Handled Clear Cup is designed to use by people with upper extreme amputation or disabilities. Is is made of translucent polypropylene to allow monitoring of hot and cold liquid intake. Lids are interchangeable among all beverage containers providing versatility and practicality.

IndeTools Deluxe Pocket Dresser, Model 565955

IndeTools Deluxe Pocket Dresser is designed for use by individuals with limit fine motor and grasping disabilities associated with arthritis and nerve injuries. It is an ultimate multi-tool for portable dressing needs. It includes four tools, large and small buttonhooks, closed-loop buttoner and zipper-pick all fold neatly into a pocket-knife style handle. It accommodates a wide range of button and zipper sizes. Users can use the large buttonhook to manipulate new, thick, denim jeans. The close

Infila Automatic Needle Threader

The Infila Automatic Needle Threader is a needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or arthritis. Designed for use with needles for wool or standard needles, this device is designed to thread needles automatically. To use, insert the needle, lay the thread in the groove, depress the lever, pull the thread through until the short end appears, and remove the needle. COLOR: Assorted

Infogrip Switch Adapted Mouse

The Inforgrip Switch Adapted Mouse is a switch adapted mouse designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury.This unit is a standard mouse equipped with two standard 1/8-inch plugs to accommodate two switches. Its left and right mouse clicks have been adapted for switch activation (switches not included).

Inject Ease

Inject Ease is a syringe injection aid designed to assist with the administration of injections. The device consists of a syringe with a spring loaded trigger mechanism. When the tip is pressed against skin, it causes enough sensation to mask the feeling of needle penetration. A push button triggers the needle to puncture the skin and inject the pre-measured dose. The device can be used with low dose or regular (1 cubic centimeter) syringes. It can be used with the right or left hand, and is com

Inner Lip Plate

The Inner Lip Plate is an inner lip plate designed for use by individuals with low vision or upper extremity disabilities. The lip on the dishwasher-safe plastic plate helps keep food from spilling or to guide it onto the eating utensil. DIMENSIONS: 9 inches in diameter.

Innovations Centered Bath Faucet (Models 547 & 547-Nn)

The Innovations Centerset Bath Faucet, models 547 and 547-NN, is an electronic faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or neurological disabilities. An electronic sensor starts the flow of water when hands are placed under the faucet. The faucet has a temperature control handle with a high-temperature limit stop to prevent rotation into dangerously hot zones. Six interchangeable handles are included in different colors to match the bathroom decor. The faucet fits 3-hole

Inscribe Dual Ink Touchscreen Stylus And Pen

The Inscribe DUAL Ink Touchscreen Stylus and Pen is a stylus for a touchscreen on a tablet computer or smartphone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This pen-style unit has a stylus at the top that is designed to provide increased control when writing, sketching, tapping, and dragging on the touchscreen on a tablet or smartphone. Designed to mimic the finger, the stylus has a soft rubber tip. Twisting the barrel reveals a ballpoint pen. One

Inscribe Executive Touchscreen Stylus And Pen

The Inscribe Executive Touchscreen Stylus and Pen is a stylus for a touchscreen on a tablet computer or smartphone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This pen-style unit has a stylus at the top that is designed to provide increased control when writing, sketching, tapping, and dragging on the touchscreen of a tablet or smartphone. Designed to mimic the finger, the stylus has a soft rubber tip. Twisting the barrel reveals a ballpoint pen. Th

Inscribe Pro Touchscreen Stylus And Pen

The Inscribe PRO Touchscreen Stylus and Pen is a stylus for a touchscreen on a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This stylus is designed to provide increased control when writing, sketching, tapping, and dragging on the touchscreen of a tablet computer. Removing the cap at one end reveals a ballpoint pen. The integrated clip attaches to pockets, bags, or pen loops. Designed to mimic the finger, the stylus has a soft rubber

Inscribe Stylus

The Inscribe Stylus is a stylus for a touchscreen of a tablet computer or smartphone designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This stylus is designed to provide increased control when writing, sketching, tapping, and dragging on the touchscreen of a tablet or smartphone. The integrated clip attaches to pockets, bags, or pen loops. Designed to mimic the finger, the stylus has a soft rubber tip. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 4.44 x 0.34 inches. WEIGHT: 0.024 p

Instant Text V Pro

Instant Text V Pro is an abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or learning disabilities. This program can expand an abbreviation even if the user cannot remember some of the non-initial letters. It can create glossaries for a specific subject automatically by analyzing all words and phrases that appear in documents dealing with that subject. It can also suggest sentence continuations when typing documents that use standard clauses, as is

Insul-Eze

Insul-eze is a syringe magnifier, needle guide and vial holder designed to aid people with low vision and/or users with unstable hands in syringe loading. The device has a flat-base frame that can be positioned firmly on a flat surface. Insul-eze magnifies (2.5x) syringe calibrations and automatically aligns the bottle seal with the needle. Constructed of clear plastic, the device holds a variety of insulin bottles. It can be used with one hand.

Intellikeys Usb Assistive Keyboard

IntelliKeys is an alternative keyboard designed to meet the needs of students with physical disabilities. It is a customizable, flat, touch-sensitive device. Unlike standard keyboards with a fixed set of keys, the configuration of IntelliKeys can be easily changed by sliding different overlays onto the touch sensitive area.

Intellitools Classroom Suite

The IntelliTools Classroom Suite is an academic reading, writing and math tutorial program and an assessment and evaluation system for children with cognitive or learning disabilities from pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) through the fifth grade. This software was developed based upon the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) that combines two educational paradigms—systematic, explicit instruction and flexible creativity tools. It is designed to allow teachers to have control over specific l

Interactive Drum (Model 4540)

The Interactive Drum, model 4540, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy drum has been adapted with four single switches mounted just in front of the drum. One switch plays more than six tunes; the other three switches allow the user to play the bass, cymbal and snare drums along with the tunes. This toy is intended to aid in the development fine motor skills, cognitive learning and sensory awareness. POWER

Interactive Mouse for PC

The Interactive Mouse for PC is a compatible mouse designed for people with hand disabilities to allow the user to make a left click selection with a capability switch while an adult controls the mouse movement. Move the mouse over a desired area on the screen, and then the child activates his or her switch to select the item. Teaches cause and effect, directionality, and increases visual attention.

Interlox

Interlox is designed for use by children with fine motor and grasping disabilities as a result of Down’s syndrome, cerebral palsy, and brachial plexus injury.  Children use the 96 pieces to work on improving their bilateral coordination and motor planning skills. Players can challenge both their physical and perceptual skills buy building and designing with these 2 inch square translucent panels.  No hardware or other materials needed. Simply line up the slots in the edges of 2 pieces and push t

Ios Zoom Stylus

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow individuals with arthritis, limited fine motor skills or loss of dexterity use a stylus to activate the zoom feature on an iPad. Typically, users use a three finger double tap to activate and adjust the size of the screen to suit their needs. Individuals with limited hand use may have difficulty tapping the screen making it difficult to access the zoom feature to enlarge the screen. MATERIALS USED: Three standard size styluses, one mini

Ip6000

The IP6000 is an emergency call box with a dialless VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) telephone, designed to be usable by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This emergency alert system can be used with or without a monitoring service. Its full-duplex emergency phone provides VoIP communications utilizing SIP (Session Initiation Protocol). The unit has a rugged front panel made from 12 gauge brushed stainless steel, with a sealed speaker, microphone and activation butt

Ipad Cordless Super-Switch

The iPad Cordless Super-Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, or upper extremity disabilities, neurological or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad. The circular switch connects to the iPad wirelessly using Bluetooth 2.1 and has a range of over 50 feet. It can be activated by pressing anywhere on the large top surface. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad. DIMENSIONS: The diameter of the switch is 5 inches. POWER: Rechargable li

Ipad Cordless Switch Interface

The iPad Cordless Switch Interface is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has two switch input jacks. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes a tap or touch for any iPad application (app) programmed for switch access. The switch interface connects to the iPad wirelessly usin

Ipad Dexterity Enhancement Apparatus (Idea)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a dexterity enhancement apparatus for an iPad tablet computer to be used by a child with cerebral palsy (CP). A 5-year-old kindergarten student with CP struggled with the fine motor movement required to use her iPad for communication. The iPad Dexterity Enhancement Apparatus, iDEA, is a supportive, spring loaded tracking system that keeps a user's hand in the optimal operating position while supporting the wrist to prevent hand dragging.

Ipad Mount

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized iPad mount for an electric wheelchair for individuals with mobility disabilities and spinal cord injuries, including people with quadriplegia. A quadriplegic used a computer to organize his activities such as painting, filmmaking, counseling, and motivational speaking. Laptops do not easily mount onto the electric wheelchair, and when the iPad became available, this individual jumped at the chance. Working with TADNSW an iPad b

Ipad Training Grids

The iPad Training Grids is an attachment designed for use by children and adults learning to access and navigate an iPad screen by practicing selecting and swiping. Grids are laid out for: your initial home screen, iTunes app, Pandora app, and iPad keyboard. Solid acrylic grid helps the user more accurately target and select options. The iPad keyboard grid isolates each letter. Comes with a holding tray for table top use or can be placed in our iPad Mounting System. OPTIONS: iPad Mounting Syste

Irc Jumbo Jet (Model 6642)

IRC Jumbo Jet, model 6642, is an educational toy designed to provide auditory and visual stimulation for children with neurological disabilities. This jet comes with a simple infrared remote control that resembles real airplane controls, a Y-shaped base with a navigation screen in the center, big buttons, and indicator lights. The toy has a plastic body in the shape of a jet with windows in the front and on the sides, two engines under each wing, two wheels under the nose of the plane, and two w

iRemote

The iRemote is an electronic program guide designed to help individuals with visual impairments or fine motor disabilities search through the television guide more independently. It allows users to search for TV and movie listings by title, actor, genre, or keyword. With the iRemote, a user with limited physical dexterity can do searches, browse search results, play a show or save to DVR using speech commands. And a user with visual disabilities can turn on speech output with a single voice comm

Iscanmp3

The iScanMP3 is a scanning control for an MP3 player designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Plugging a capability switch (required but not included) into the iScanMP3 adapter and connecting an Apple iPod, iPod Photo, or iPod Mini enables the user to scan through iPod functions: play, pause, forward and back through a play list, and volume up and down. The scanning speed is adjustable. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 3 5/8 x 1.75 x 0.5 inche

Iscope

The iScope is a rifle scope modification that allows the user to attach a smartphone directly to the eyepiece of the scope, which can make hunting or shooting easier for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities who have difficulty using a scope or holding a gun. The adapter attaches to most rifle scopes with four padded set screws. When the smartphone is attached and the smartphone’s camera is aligned with scope, the user can view what the scope sees through the smartphone's screen

It Types

it Types is a compact keyboard and a one-handed keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand or who have limited reach or muscle control. This device can be operated with one or two hands. It has only 10 keys, and it types letters, numbers and symbols. The it Types also supports the "Control" and "Alt" keys to allow for operation of a computer’s functionality. Each key acts as a "shift" key to create nine other options once one key is pressed and a tenth op

Itouchless Towel-Matic Ii Automatice Paper Towel Dispenser

The iTouchless Towel-Matic II Automatic Paper Towel Dispenser is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor or hand dexterity due to arthritis or Parkinson’s Disease. This product utilizes an automatic proximity sensor to dispense a pre-determined length of paper towel for cleaning up spills, drying hands and more. Hygienic and smart, this handy appliance is effortless and economical, ensuring your paper towels never unravel or tear midway. The built in optical scanner identifies t

Ivee Digit Voice Control Alarm Clock

The Ivee Digit Voice Control Alarm Clock is a voice input and output and low vision digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, low vision or blindness. This clock understands 20 voice commands and enables the user to control functions such as setting the alarms, setting the time, and turning off the alarm by voice command. The voice input process is begun by addressing the clock with "Hello, Ivee!" The Ivee Digit also will speak the time, date, indoor

Ivee Flex Voice Control Alarm Clock Radio

The Ivee Flex Voice Control Alarm Clock Radio is a voice input and output and low vision alarm clock radio designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, low vision or blindness. This clock understands over 30 voice commands and enables the user to control functions such as setting the alarm, setting the time, turning off the alarm, setting an FM radio preset, and turning the digital radio on and off by voice command. The voice input process is begun by addressing the clock w

Iworm

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a wearable stand for a tablet computer that leaves the user's hands free. The iWorm is a stand for a tablet for a tablet computer that is designed for people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities and for people who have use of only one hand. It is worn around the user's shoulders and behind the neck and has foam pads on the chest and a brace extending onto the upper back with memory foam to bear the weight of the stan

Iwritewords

iWriteWords is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring the c

Iwritewords Lite

iWriteWords Lite is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child collects the numbers in sequence by dragging with his or her fingers and drawing the letter at the same time. A drawing featuring

Izi-Flow

IZI-flow is a hands-free faucet control designed to allow individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities to control a faucet. The IZI-flow is a mechanical valve that is connected to the faucet's water input(s) under the sink and controlled by a mechanical foot pedal (included). The flow speed and temperature are still set using the faucet's handle(s) or knob(s). The user turns on the faucet by depressing the foot pedal and turns it off by releasing the pedal. The IZI-flow

Jacob's Rib-It-Ball

Jacob's Rib-It-Ball is a large textured ball designed for use by children with low vision or fine motor, grasping, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This lightweight ball consists of an air bladder encased in denier nylon with Velcro closures. Nylon-covered closed-cell-foam ribs on the ball's surface aid in grasping and throwing and prevent the ball from rolling out of reach. High-contrast colors aid in visibility. DIMENSIONS: 18, 24, or 30 inches in disameter.

Jar Opener

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a jar opener for individuals with hand paralysis to unscrew the lid from a variety of jar sizes. A standard vise was modified by bounding a 1-inch thick strip of hard rubber to each jaw face. Each rubber strip has a “v” cut out of the center to allow firm gripping the jar. The vise is mounted to a convenient counter space. The second component consists of a plastic handle with a cam on the end. A 1-inch canvas webbin

Jar Opening Gloves

The Jar Opening Gloves are grasping aids for the hands designed to facilitate opening jar lids for individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or wrist pain. These knit gloves have rubberized raised nubs on the fingers and palms that help users to tightly grip any size jar with ease. When purchased as a pair, these gloves allow the user to use one hand to grip the jar in position and the other to twist the jar lid open without having to apply excessive pressure to

Jeliku

Jeliku is a fidget toy, stress reliever and puzzle designed for children of all ages. It is a 3D folding puzzle that facilitates spatial logical and creative thinking while challenging eye-hand coordination, fine motor skills and problem solving. Jeliku comes equipped with beginning shapes and animal sculpture ideas. Additional design ideas and step by step folding instructions are available online. COLOR: Multiple colored sticks in red, yellow, white, blue and green. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stat

Jelly Hand Grips

The Jelly Hand Grips are hand exercisers designed for use by individuals with fine motor and gross motor disabilities. Recommended for children and adults 12 years of age and older, these jelly-like hand grips are intended to encourage fine and gross motor skills for stress reduction and hand strengthening therapy. These hand grips also provide tactile stimulation.

Jig To Hold Peg Parts For Assembly

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to assemble pegs for hanging clothing. This jig clamps to a bench and has slots to hold the two sides of the peg in position. With the sides stabilized, the spring section can be placed over them. TITLE: Making Work Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 12-13. PAGES (including cover): 3 2001.

Jitterbug Plus

The Jitterbug Plus is a large-button cell phone designed for use by seniors or individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or arthritis. Features of this hearing aid compatible phone include a separate on/off button; a standard dial tone; large, backlit, bright easy-to-see buttons; a full keypad for dialing calls; simple menus with "Yes" and "No" action buttons without confusing icons; on-screen help hints; and large on-screen text. This phone also offers a personal phone book, pay-per

Joybox

JoyBox is a switch input adaptor designed for use by individuals who use switches. This device enables the user to play arcade-style games or operate a mouse with up to eight switches. This USB switch box works with most switch software, including Writing with Symbols, Clicker 4, and The Grid from Sensory Software (see entries). When this plug-and-play device is connected to the USB port on a personal computer (PC), it is recognized by Microsoft Windows as a Game Controller or Joystick without

Joycable

JoyCable is a switch input interface designed for use by individuals who use switches. This device enables the user to play arcade-style games such as Midtown Madness or Motocross Madness with two switches (for example, a pair of head switches). This USB switch box works with most switch software, including Writing with Symbols, Clicker 4, and The Grid from Sensory Software (see entry). When this plug- and-play device is connected to the USB port on a personal computer (PC), it is recognized by

Joystick Dvd Remote Control (Model 5152)

The Joystick DVD Remote Control, model 5152, is a DVD player remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Requiring only slight wrist movement, this remote controls four functions: play, rewind, fast forward and stop. Suction cups on the base prevent the control from sliding across the table surface during use. The unit also has a .25-20 stud on the back for mounting on a gooseneck. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): Size: 11

Joystick Light With Fingerplate

The Joystick Light with fingerplate is a joystick designed to provide computer cursor control for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device features separate buttons for mouse clicks and drag, and the cursor remains in position when the joystick is released. A light flashes when the drag button is active. This device also has a removablefingerplate that isolates each button and the joystick for better control. COMPATIBILITY: Models are available for use on Macintosh computers a

Jumbo Eyedroppers

This Jumbo eyedropper is designed for children age 3 and up who have fine motor challenges. Can be used in occupational therapy to test cause and effect or weights. Colorful droppers store vertically.

Jumbo Grip, The

The Jumbo Grip is an pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This device is designed with applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the fingers of both left- and right-handed users in the correct position for gripping. This device provides extended comfort and support up to the second knuckle.

Jumbo Keyed Amplified Telephone With Voice Activated No-Touch Answering (Model Hd50Jv )

The Jumbo Keyed Amplified Telephone with Voice Activated No-Touch Answering, model HD50JV, is a voice activated large button amplifier telephone designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing. The handset has up to 40 decibels (dB) of amplification. An "AMPLIFY" key remembers the handset volume setting. Sound can be adjusted with four digital tone control settings. Voice-activated answering enables the user to answer incoming calls without touching

Jumbo Knobbed Puzzles

The Jumbo Knobbed Puzzles are wood puzzles designed for use by children with fine motor, cognitivr, perceptual, neurological, or vision disabilities. Each four puzzle has a puzzle board with a picture in the insert that matches the corresponding piece. Each piece has a wooden knob for ease in grasping. Available puzzles (each sold separately) include farm animals, vehicles, first toys, and baby pets. DIMENSIONS: Each puzzle is 20 inches long.

Jumbo Remote Control (Model 1526)

The Jumbo Remote Control, model 1526, is a remote control for television, DVD players, and VCRs, designed for use by individuals with fine motor, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This all-in-one remote control allows the user to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, PVR, and satellite receivers by pressing large buttons that are very sensitive to touch and which have different colors for different group functions. It will also control the latest Flat Screen TV's. The unit a

Jumbo Universal Remote Control

The Jumbo Universal Remote Control is a television and DVD player remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision or grasping or fine motor disabilities. This unit controls up to eight devices, including TV, VCR, DVD player, satellite, cable, and any combination. A "Code Search" feature allows the remote to "discover" devices connected to your system. Includes codes for all major brands of audio and video components. Programmable "power off" button has a timer to turn off your de

Jumbo Wooden Typhoon Spinner

The Jumbo Wooden Typhoon Spinner is a finger and hand exerciser designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. The user turns the easy-grip knob to send this wooden spinner twirling around. DIMENSIONS: 3.75 inches wide.

Jumping Jack Frog (Model 669)

The Jumping Jack Frog, model 669, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. Touching the bumpy plate makes the felt frog’s arms and legs swing while one of seven high- quality songs plays for 15 seconds. The toy also provides sensory experiences as the user feels the textured plate and bead chains vibrate, watches the multi-colored blinking lights dance about, and touches the frog's soft felt. This toy also has a switch input to

Junior Resistance-Band Kit

The Junior resistance-band kit is designed for individuals with disabilities affecting upper extremities of the body. The bands, with molded finger cut-outs on each side, can stretch to 10 times their length. Made of a durable, thick, custom molded, jelly-like material. This kit offers 100's of strengthening, fidgeting, and exercise possibilities. Set includes 3 stretchy sensory bands in 3 therapeutic resistances, a photo guide with animal-themed exercises, and a zippered nylon storage bag.

Kaleidoscope 2

Kaleidoscope 2 is a simple drawing and painting program designed for use by young children with cognitive disabilities. Accessible by mouse, keyboard, or touch screen, the program offers several user levels. At the most basic level, a single mouse click adds color to pictures. At more advanced levels, users can stamp pictures, paint pictures, and create symmetrical kaleidoscope-like pictures. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or better processo

Kaye T-Tables (Models Tt-1 & Tt-2)

The Kaye T-Tables are tilt top tables designed for use with children with neurological or fine motor disabilities. Designed to be used in conjunction with Kaye Adjustable Benches, T-Seats, or Straddle Seats, these height-adjustable wooden tables have tilt tops equipped with tow large wooden clamps to properly psition books and papers and a removable wooden ledge to keep items from sliding off the table when tilted. The table top adjusts from horizontal to 90 degrees. Model TT-2 accommodates chil

Keep-It-Up

Keep-It-Up is a soft, cushy grip that is designed to help infants hold a bottle while preventing tipping and leaking. It can be used by infants with weak arm and grasping strength while working on holding their bottles during feedings. Keep-It-Up expands to fit most bottles.

Key Bar

The Key Bar is a key holder designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold and turn a key. The Key Bar, which is constructed of 6061 aluminum attaches to the base of a key by a bolt that is secured using a .0625 inch Allen wrench. When attached, it provides an extension of the key base that can be gripped by the hand instead of the fingers. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches long. OPTION: The .0625 inch Allen wrench necessary for installation is available with the Key Bar for an

Key Fob

The Key Fob is a key holder designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold and turn a key. A Key Fob consists of two finger loops attached to the base of a key with screws so they extend from either side of the key. The user puts his/her fingers through the loops. Two lengths of screws are provided for standard and rubber-coated key bases. SIZES: .75 or 1 inch diameter finger loops.

Key Holder "dumbbell" (Model Sw5180)

The Key Holder "Dumbbell," model SW5180, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. The device consists of a chrome-plated steel rod with a plastic ball screwed on either end. The rod holds up to 10 keys and provides leverage for turning keys, including ignition keys for automobiles. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 0.5 inches.

Key Largo

Key Largo is a modified keyboard designed for use by indivisuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. This membrane keyboard can be set up with as few as two keys for simple choice making or it can be set up with a full 128-key latout for maximum functionality. The flexibility of the keyboard enables the user to have his or her own specific number of keys, keyboard configuration, specific letters, and specific pictures and/or speech feedback for communication and learning needs. Using

Key Lever (Model Dl1905)

The Key Lever, model DL1905, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities. This key accessory provides leverage for any key, including car keys with thicker fobs. The key slips over a screw bar in the center, then the bar is screwed back together. To add or remove the key, there are holes in each side of the lever. Pencils can be slipped through these holes to aid in turning the lever. DIMENSIONS: Bar is 3 inches long and 0.5 inches thick.

Key Turner Iii (Model Nc28255)

The Key Turner III, model NC28255, is a key holder designed to assist persons with limited wrist strength or movement. The Key Turner III features a heavy-duty plastic handle that provides extra leverage for turning. Keys fold into the handle when not in use. The Key Turner III holds three standard keys. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4.75 x 0.88 inches. The circumference is 4.13 inches.

Keyboard Wedge

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: Provide a custom adaptation to a standard keyboard for use by an individual with cerebral palsy. Due to the type of typing aid used by this individual, the most effective position of a keyboard needed to be at a 30 degree angle from the desk. This adaptation allows the individual to guide the typing aid directly towards the keys rather than having to bend his wrists to reach the keyboard. A clear sheet of acrylic was used to make the keyboard wedge, using a jig to he

Keycache

Keycache is a word prediction program designed to help accelerate typing rates. As the user types, the program displays a pop-up window showing words that begin with the letters entered. If the desired word is on the list, the user can complete it by pressing a digit key or by clicking the mouse on the window. The program can use multiple vocabulary lists, which can be created with any text editor. The program can also add new words to the vocabulary lists automatically. The program is memory re

Keyguard For Dana / Neo

The Keyguard for Dana/Neo is a keyguard designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit fits the keyboard of the Dana or Neo word processor (see entries) from Renaissance Learning, Inc., and allows students to rest their hands and helps prevent unwanted key presses.

Keyguard For Keysusee Large Print Kerboard

The Keyguard for KeysUSee Large Print Keyboard is a keyboard designed for those individuals with disabilities that affect upper body mobility, gross or fine motor ability, and/or a person’s ability to use their hands (Parkinson's). This product is only for use with the KeysUSee keyboard. Increases typing speed and accuracy. Frame/handrest prevents accidental keystrokes. Made of thick clear acrylic. Easy to attach and remove with Velcro strips.

Keyguards (Models Kb & Kgf)

The KeyGuard is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities that make pressing one key at a time on a computer keyboard difficult. The KeyGuard is an easy-to-clean, coated steel frame that fits securely over the keyboard and provides physical separation between each key. Model KB fits the standard VisionBoard (see entry) and model KGF fits the VisionBoard2, KinderBoard, and MyBoard-lc (see entries). Model KB is available with or without function key hol

Keyless Doorknob Lockset

The Keyless Doorknob Lockset is a keyless door lock designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This solid brass lockset features a glow-in-the-dark electronic keypad that accepts up to six different entry codes of two to eight digits. Codes can be changed as needed. If an incorrect code is entered four consecutive times, an alarm sounds. This lockset replaces existing hardware and installs with the included mounting hardware. Two keys are included for

Keyless Lockset With Lever Handle

The Keyless Lockset with Lever Handle is a keyless door lock designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This solid brass lockset features a glow-in-the-dark electronic keypad that accepts up to six different entry codes of two to eight digits. Codes can be changed as needed. If an incorrect code is entered four consecutive times, an alarm sounds. This lockset replaces existing hardware and installs with the included mounting hardware. Two keys are incl

Keystrokes 3

Keystrokes 3 is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, neurological, and severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is a virtual on-screen keyboard program that allows the user to type with a mouse, trackball, head pointer, or other mouse emulator to enter characters into any standard Macintosh application. The program provides multilingual word prediction, including word completion, next word prediction, and multi-word predict

Keyvit

KeyVit is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This software allows the user to type in programs such as DocReader, Microsoft Word, Outlook Express, or MSN Messenger by selecting keys from an on-screen keyboard. Keys can be selected by single or double clicking or by dwelling with a mouse, track ball, or joystick, or through single- or multiple-switch scanning. The program also enables single- or double-switch computer con

Kid Classics Pegged Puzzles

The Kids Classics Pegged Puzzles are large knobbed puzzles designed for use by children with upper extremity fine motor disabilities. These wooden puzzles have large pieces with raised edges and a center pegs. These puzzles have five to nine pieces and are available in a variety of familiar themes, including Madeline and Thomas the Tank Engine. Other topics include Animal Tracks, Crawly Creatures, Flying High, International Homes, Rain Forest, Shapes, Dinosaurs, Vehicles, Mommies & Babies (a

Kid K'nex Classroom Set (Model 78690)

Kid K'NEX Classroom Set, model 78690, is a toy designed for use by children with with varying manipulative skills. Big, soft, chunky pieces can be used by children to build 22 models from 1:1 correspondence cards, or they can create their own creatures using the 267 parts, including 12 eyes, 6 feet, and 6 ears/wings. Young hands can build in any direction due to the flexibility of the system. The pieces have vibrant colors and component designs that appeal to both girls and boys. The set include

Kid K'nex Early Learning Activity Set (Model 78950)

The Kid K’NEX Early Learning Activity Set, model 78950, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with varying manipulative skills. The set includes enough big, soft, chunky pieces for 30 students. The included activities incorporate listening skills, following directions, art, creative play, mathematics and science. In conjunction with the reading of Eric Carle’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, or another book about caterpillars, students build models using the full co

Kids Mini Bowling Ramp

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized adaptation of a bowling ball ramp for a child with severe disabilities. This adaptation began with calculating how long and wide the ramp needed to be. The ramp needed to be narrow enough so the ball would not fall through but this can be adapted depending on the child’s size. The top portion sides are approximately 10 inches long, the cross pieces are 4 inches. The long portion consists of two 18 inch pieces with a straight co

Kikaflik

KikaFlik is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children and adults with neurological, balance, or motor disabilities. The toy consists of a lever-type board with a pivot positioned at one-third of its length. It used with a stamping down action on the short end, which causes the board to flex. When the long end flexes upward, a soft ball dropped in the center timing channel springs into the air. The user then catches, kicks, or heads the ball or strikes it with a bat or racqu

Kinderboard (Model Kb)

KinderBoard is a large key, large print keyboard designed for use by children with motor skill disabilities. This keyboard has oversized keys color-coded to teach by character set. The keys are color-coded by consonants, vowels, numbers, and punctuation marks to help pre-school children learn character sets. The keyboard also has two USB 2.0 side ports and oval function (F) keys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows

Kindertools Baby's First Toothbrush & Kindertools Toddler's Toothbrush

The Kindertools Baby's First Toothbrush and the Kindertools Toddler's Toothbrush are toothbrushes designed for use by young children with limited grasping ability. The triangular Baby brush is intended for use on the first teeth and features short bristles affixed directly to the plastic handle with no stem. The handle has two triangular openings into which the child's fingers slip. The user may also wrap his or her hand around the handle. The Toddler brush is similar to the Baby brush, but the

Kindertools Gripperscrubber Nail Brush

The GripperScrubber is a nailbrush designed for use by children with limited grasping ability. The brush features short scrubbing bristles and a plastic handle with two triangular openings into which the child's fingers slip. The user may also wrap his or her hand around the handle. A bar of bubblegum-scented anti-bacterial soap is included with this brush. COLOR: Assorted.

Kindertools Spoon And Fork

The Kindertools Spoon and Fork are a child spoon and fork designed for use by children with limited grasping ability. The plastic spoon and fork each feature the Kindertools handle with two triangular openings into which the child's fingers slip. The user may also wrap his or her hand around the handle. COLOR: Assorted.

Kindertools Toolbox

The Kindertools Toolbox is a gift collection of a set of children's toothbrushes, a nail brush, a child's fork and spoon set, a crayon holder, and a paintbrush holder designed to enable children with limited grasping ability to perform hygiene, feeding, and recreational art activities. The set, packaged in a carrying case, includes a Kindertools Baby's First Toothbrush, a Kindertools Toddler's Toothbrush, a GripperScrubber Nailbrush and bubblegum-scented soap, a Kindertools Safety Spoon and Fork

Kinsman EZ Grip Pen, Model 565955

Kinsman EZ grip pen is designed to assist users with hands difficulties. People who have writing, fine motors, grasping or upper extreme disabilities can use the EZ grip pen to help them write. 

Kinsman Weighted Dining Kit, Model 555651

Kinsman Weighted Dining Kit includes the basic dining products for persons with Parkinsons disease and other illnesses that cause tremors. It includes solid stainless steel KEaterly utensils, an insulated weighted bowl and insulated weighted cup with no-spill lid. It should not be used in microwave as steel weight has been internally added to the bowl and cup.

Knead Helper

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a bowl that transforms to assist individuals with hand ailments and arthritis to knead dough without a bulky electric mixer. The bowl is two pieces: a silicone insert and the break-away base that unfolds. After mixing all the dough ingredients, tip the dough out of the silicone insert and place on the base of the unfolded bowl. Next, use the sides of the bowl to knead the dough, preventing finger and wrist pain. TITLE: Knead Helper – Hel

Knife Grip

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to cut food. The design process for the grip began with a cardboard template that fit around a gand. A slot to hold the knife was then added to the design. The grip was then cut from three-millimeter thick PVC and the slot was made to fit an existing steak knife that had been adapted by cutting off the handle just above the blade. TITLE: Knife Grip. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 4, January 2007: p. 12. PAGES: 2

Knob For Gas Connector

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual to connect a portable gas heater in different rooms. The bayonet fitting for the portable heater required that the knob be pushed and turned simultaneously. A new, larger knob was fabricated with a scalloped edge rather than a knurled edge. TITLE: Retirement Projects. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 27, Number 2, August 2007: p. 14-15. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Knob Turner

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To make stove knobs easier and safer to operate for individuals with neurological disabilities or arthritis. A slot is cut in a piece of 1.25-inch round molding, enabling it to fit over the protrusion of the knob. A 0.25-inch round, 1.5-inch long dowel rod is attached, then fitted with a 0.5-inch dowel to make a T-shaped handle. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/Quest/q113diy.html. REF: Vol.

Knobbed Farm Puzzle

The Knobbed Farm Puzzle is a large knobbed puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This wooden puzzle features a durable white laminate background with recessed cutouts with pictures to match the knobbed puzzle pieces. The puzzle depicts a chicken, a cow, a sheep, and a tractor. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 inches.

Knobbed Fruit Puzzle

The Knobbed Fruit Puzzle is a large knobbed puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This wooden puzzle features a durable white laminate background with recessed cutouts with pictures to match the knobbed puzzle pieces. The puzzle depicts a pear, an apple, an orange, and a banana. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 inches.

Knobbed Garden Puzzle

The Knobbed Garden Puzzle is a large knobbed puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This wooden puzzle features a durable white laminate background with recessed cutouts with pictures to match the knobbed puzzle pieces. The puzzle depicts a trowel, a watering can, a snail, and a flower. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 inches.

Knobbed Toy Puzzle

The Knobbed Toy Puzzle is a large knobbed puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This wooden puzzle features a durable white laminate background with recessed cutouts with pictures to match the knobbed puzzle pieces. The puzzle depicts a bear, a ball, a kite, and a train engine. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 6.5 inches.

Knockout And Reveal

Knockout and Reveal is a visual training activitiy designed for use by children with cognitive, developmental, or visual disabilities. Accessible by mouse or touch screen, Knockout allows users to assemble or knockout pictures piece by piece. Reveal enables users to uncover pictures in amusing ways. An extensive library of pictures is included with the program and aditional pictures can be added for customization. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Penti

Kohler Touchless Electronic Faucet (Models K-10950-4 & K-10951-4)

The Kohler Touchless Electronic Faucet, models K-10950-4 and K-10951-4, is an electronic faucet designed for use by people with physical disabilities. This brass faucet for single-hole mounting has a TriPoint electronic infrared sensor that activates the unit when a hand is placed beneath it. A mixer handle allows the user to adjust the water temperature. The flow rate is 0.5 gallons per minute. A flexible hose and stainless steel mounting hardware are included for installation. OPTIONS: Aerator

Krazy Kat (Model 9209)

The Krazy Kat, model 9209, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This adapted toy bounces up and down while making five funny sounds when a connected capability switch is activated (switch not included). This toy can also be motion activated without a switch. POWER: User 3 AAA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6.5 x 5.5 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds

Kroh's Crochet Aid, The

The Kroh's Crochet Aid is a crocheting aid designed for use by individuals with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or neurological or other disabilities which limit upper extremity strength, dexterity, or range of motion. This device consists of a Velcro band that wraps around the user's wrist or hand and can be adjusted for the proper amount of yarn tension. A ring attached to the band has a small slit for the yarn to pass through, keeping the yarn from slipping through the side. A second ring, whi

Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Lid Lifter

The Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Lid Lifter is a can opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This one-handled opener automatically locks on when placed on the can lid. When the knob is turned, the cutter removes the top portion of the lid just below the rim of the can, and the lid gripper lifts the lid off completely. This opener leaves no sharp edges and the cutting blade never touches the food. This opener can be hand washed. D

Kuhn Rikon Easy Lidlifter

Kuhn Rikon Easy LidLifter is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. The unit has a omfortable non-slip grip and provides leverage. To use, a lid is placed in one of three openings that is lightly larger than lid. Squeeze gently and twist counter-clockwise to open. The Easy LidLifter opens smooth and ridged lids from 0.75 inch to 2 inches. DIMENSIONS: 9.5 x 4 x 1 inches. COLOR: Green, blue, red and white, o

Kuhn Rikon Ergo Safety Lid Lifter

The Kuhn Rikon Ergo Safety Lid Lifter is a can opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This opener has a rounded shape tailored to fit the hand and a large rubber turning knob. The cutting wheel cuts from the side leaving the rim smooth, with no sharp or jagged edges. The tiny jaws of the Lid Gripper clamp onto the lid rim and lift off the top. This opener enables the user to hold the lid over the trash container, open the j

Kuhn Rikon Gripper Jar Opener, The

The Kuhn Rikon Gripper Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. This device is engineered so that it tightens the jaws around the cap, even as the jar is being opened, elimunating slipping. To use, place The Gripper over the jar lid and rotate the turn knob clockwise to tighten jaws onto lid to lock the tool in place. While holding the jar or bottle securely, the user grasps the handle and push

Kuhn Rikon Parrot 4-In-1 Opener, The

The Kuhn Rikon Parrot 4-in-1 Opener is a can and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. This device opens flip tops, pull and pop tabs, and threaded caps. The rubber handle insert makes tool comfortable to hold and helps reduce slipping. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 2 x 1.2 inches. COLOR: Red with gray handle insert.

Kuhn Rikon Safety Lidlifter Master Opener

The Kuhn Rikon Safety LidLifter Master Opener is a can opener and pop top and screw top opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. The can opener at one end is made of 18/8 stainless steel with a polished finish and the large turn knob is designed to be comfortable to hold and turn easily. The blade cuts from the side leaving the rim smooth, not sharp or jagged edges. The other end of the opener opens bottles and cans with pull

Kwikset Delta Door Lever

The Kwikset Delta Door Lever is an interior or exterior door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This straight-blade-style lever handle is non-handed and is available with a keyed lockset for exterior use, a pushbutton lock for interior privacy use, or without a lock mechanism. COLOR: Lifetime brass, polished brass, antique brass, antique nickel, polished chrome, or satin chrome finish.

Kwikset Dorian Door Lever

The Kwikset Dorian Door Lever is an exterior or exterior door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This hook-ended lever handle is non-handed and is available with a keyed lockset for exterior use, a pushbutton lock for interior privacy use, or no lock mechanism. COLOR: Satin nickel, ifetime brass, polished brass, antique brass, antique nickel, Venetian bronze, polished chrome, or satin chrome finish.

L'unico Automatic Corkscrew

The L'Unico Automatic Corkscrew is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited hand strength. The corkscrew is imbedded in a large bulb-shaped handle that reduces the hand strength required for use. To use, insert the corkscrew in the center of the cork and turn the device clockwise until the corkscrew is fully inserted. Two additional clockwise turns without releasing the corkscrew causes the cork to come out of the bottle. The device comes with a plastic

Lace & Link (Models Lr-2318, Lr-231, & Lr-2320)

Lace & Link is a tactile alphabet puzzle designed to encourage sequencing knowledge while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. The crepe rubber letters with frames link only to the next succeeding letter, or uppercase to lowercase of the same letter. The washable letters can also be placed on the floor, as a jumping or stepping game. The textured, hole-punched letters can be recognized by feel, or laced to reinforce letter shape

Lace-Amatic

Lace-amatic is a shoe lacing aid designed for use by teenagers and adults with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or limited dexterity. This device tightens and knots prepared shoes with a push of one finger, thumb, or the heel of a hand. It can also undo those same laced shoes for easy removal, hands free, with a deliberate nudge of either foot against a release lever. It minimizes lacing friction and is coupled with a built in lever and cam system so that it requires very little stren

Lacing Apple Tree

The Lacing Apple Tree is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of the branch/leaves area of the wooden tree is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 4.75 x 6.75 inches. COLOR: Natural trunk with green top and laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Fox

The Lacing Fox is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of the tail of this wooden fox is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 0.5 x 2.25 inches. COLOR: Natural or red with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Hedgehog

The Lacing Hedgehog is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden animal is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.25 x 0.5 x 3 inches. COLOR: Natural or blue with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Ladybug

The Lacing Ladybug is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden ladybug-shaped toy is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.25 x 0.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Natural or red with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Shoe

The Lacing Shoe is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden shoe is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 2.5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural with red and blue laces or red with yellow and blue laces.

Lamp Switch Enlarger

The Lamp Switch Enlarger is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. Designed for use without the need of electrical connections, this device fits over the existing switch to provide an easier grasp.

Laptop Keyboard Cover (Model H-20)

The Laptop Keyboard Cover, model H-20, is a laptop keyboard cover and switch support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or cerebarl palsy. This unit covers the keyboard on a laptop and provides a surface for placement of a switch, so the user can operate the laptop with a switch without distraction from the keyboard. The cover goes both under and over the keyboard, covering all the keys and the connections. The back and both sides are o

Large Abacus (Model 1-03170-00)

The Large Abacus, model 1-03170-00, is an abacus designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision and fine motor disabilities. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with large beads that can be used by those who lack fine motor skills. Both frame and beads are made of high impact plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The frame measures 8.25 by 4.5 inches. Beads are approximately 7/15 inch in diameter.

Large Farm Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The Large Farm Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed, wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Seven farm animals and a farmer stand out against a big barn. The extra-thick wooden puzzle includes eight pieces with jumbo wooden knobs for easy grasping. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and visual perception skills. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 15,5 x 12 x 1.5 inch

Large Format Calculator

The Large Format Calculator is a large button calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This over-sized calculator has an ergonomically enhanced keyboard with large buttons and a large display screen. Functions include memory, percent, and square root.

Large In-Line Switch

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation for an individual with fine motor and mobility disabilities. An individual needs to be able to switch a table lamp on and off and is unable to operate the switch built into the table lamp due to limited arm mobility and fine motor skills. A small wooden box (stained and varnished) was made to contain two electrical boxes. One electrical box is for a large rocker switch, the other is for a regular 120 volt receptacle. Th

Large Keys Keyboard - Bigkeys Lx In White

The Large Keys Keyboard - BigKeys LX in White is a modified computer keyboard designed for use by children and adults with manual dexterity disabilities or low vision. This standard-size keyboard features 1-inch-square keys and the complete 97-character keyset with large keys and bold keytop labels. Key order can be configured as standard QWERTY or ABC order. The "No Run-On" feature sends only one keystroke to the computer per key depression, preventing multiple keystrokes if the key is held dow

Large Print High Contrast Keyboard Seels (Models Lpks-By, Lpks-Wb, & Lpks-Bw)

Large Print High Contrast Keyboard Seels are plastic computer keyboard covers providing a large print, high contrast, protective overlays designed for use by individsuals with cognitive or vision disabilities. The cover is placed directly over the keyboard and protects the keys from liquids and dust. It is available with an enlarged keytop legend in three high contasting colors for ease of use. All Seels are fitted with Velcro and include full fitting instructions. Seels are available for al

Large Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The Large Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed, wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This eight-piece puzzle teaches eight basic shapes (triangle, square, circle, oval, diamond, pentagon, octagon, and rectangle). The name of the shape is printed on each piece. The extra-thick wooden puzzle includes jumbo wooden knobs on each piece for easy grasping. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. Thi

Lazy Teapot

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a porcelain teapot and a holding device that allows individuals with grasping disabilities to easily pour a cup of tea without having to lift the teapot. When the teapot is placed into the holding device, it can then be swayed forward, well-directed without having to lift the teapot itself. Additionally, the holding device services as a heating device that can boil the liquid in the teapot and keep it warm precisely on different temperat

Leaps And Bounds - Switch Access

Leaps and Bounds - Switch Access is a switch-adapted pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cerebral palsy or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Combining the most switch friendly activities from the Leaps and Bounds series (see separate entries), this program provides scanning and step switch accessability as well as mouse and keyboard access. This program uses bright and colorful characters to stimulate the imagination of young learners and encou

Leapstart Learning Gym

The LeapStart Learning Gym is a visual stimulation training activity designed for use by infants and children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This two-stage gym features music, lights, foreign language sounds, and spoken words. Hands-on activities help develop fine motor skills and encourage the child to bat, reach and explore. As the baby grows, the gym transforms from infant lie-down play to sitting play. For the lie-down infant, the gym is a multi-sensory learning experience, with

Learn More About Math

Learn More About Math is a math tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities or children with upper extremity disabilities and fine motor disabilities who use switch input. The program has six activities that reinforce essential early math skills and concepts. In these activities, students count to nine; count animated creatures; complete a sequence of numbers; play a memory game using numerals; practice analog and digital time telling; and practice addition and subtr

Learn More Thru Games

Learn More Thru Games is a single control switch game program library designed for use by children with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities and children with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities who use switch input. It includes four games on one CD: Coloring Books, Jigsaw Puzzles, Memory Games, and Building Blocks. Each program includes images and sounds to which users can add. For example, teachers can turn digitized pictures of students and their surroundings in

Learn To Dress Monkey

The Learn to Dress Monkey is a dressing activity designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This plush monkey features removable socks, sneakers, a t-shirt, and denim overalls for on/off dressing practice. Dressing activities include lacing up the colorful sneakers, buttoning pockets, snapping straps, and zipping another pocket. The toy offers practice 11 different dressing skills. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long.

Learning Baby Tad (Model 8030)

Learning Baby Tad, model 8030, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included)is activated, the toy can access more than ten messages and lively songs that introduce the child to the alphabet, counting, body parts, and music movement. COLOR: Green. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 11 x 6 x 9.5 inches.

Learning Band Walker

The Learning Band Walker is a toy and motor planning activity designed for use by young children with walking, balance, vision, or cognitive disabilities. When the child pushes the walker, the drum in the center spins and colorful organ pipes move up and down in time to a marching band version of the "ABC" song. Switching to music mode plays a fun walk-along song that encourages walking.This walker can also be converted into a floor or table top learning center for a two-in-one learning experie

Learning Boards

Learning Boards are therapeutic aids designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These boards are designed for practicing fine motor dressing skills. Individual boards are masonite covered with heavy duty cotton blend material. Set includes: zipper board, lacing board, snap board, button board, buckle board and bow tying board. May be purchased individually or as set.

Learning Game Board

Learning Game Board is a customizable game board for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. This is a blank, magnetic, dry erase game board has four player positions – two that have been specially adapted with large activation buttons for choosing among the four play spaces in front of a player. For those who need to use their own switches, the board also has switch inputs at these two positions. The Learning Game Board is dry erase so it can be used over and over again f

Learning Lantern (Model 1463)

The Learning Lantern, model 1463, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. This musical lantern with a smiling face has been adapted with two switch jacks. Press one switch for sing-along songs and tunes and the other for sounds of the night. Children can enjoy seven sing-along songs, fun phrases, nature sounds and activities that help them learn about numbers, counting, animals, and day versus night. The Learning Lan

Leather Ipad Smartcase

The Leather iPad SmartCase is a case with stand for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or the use of only one hand. This lightweight, genuine leather case features pebbling and contrasting stitching and has a soft interior lining to protect against the iPad's screen from scratching. The magnetic latch on the cover automatically wakes and sleeps the iPad. An integrated stand allows hands-free use of the iPad and viewing in both portrai

Left Hand Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD150)

The Finger Control Hand Device, model HD150, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The support extends beyond th

Left Hand Finger Control Hand Device with Wrist Support (Model HD250)

The Finger Control Hand Device with wrist support, model HD250, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The suppor

Legacy Corkpops Wine Bottle Opener

The Legacy CorkPops Wine Bottle Opener is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device inserts a long needle through the cork and into the bottle; when the top is pressed, the cork is popped and the bottle is opened. The opener utilizes a low-pressure, environmentally friendly, EPA-approved propellant to insure a safe and exciting "pop." It features a sleek ergonomic design with a rubberized finish that is design

Lego® Switches

Lego® Switches is designed for use by children with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke and traumatic brain injury. The slightest touch on this plate switch will activate any adapted device. Children can build their own Lego scene on the compact plate play area with the included kit. Encourages your child to reach out and activate the switch. It can be used for teaching cause and effect and to encourage active play.

Letterschool

LetterSchool is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child will learn about writing, counting and phonics of letters and numbers. LetterSchool allows the child to practice these skills as he or

Lever Door Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities to open doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a lever door handle. A pipe hanger bracket is attached horizontally to a doorknob with a radiator hose clamp. Prongs and sharp edges are covered with plastic tape. Plastic tape can also be used to cover th

Lever Handle Lock (Model 2835)

The Lever Handle Lock, model 2835, is a keyless exterior door lock with lever designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This lock has levers on the inside and the outside, with a passage function that allows the outside lever to remain unlocked while the function is set. To enter from the outside while the door is locked, the user punches in the secret code, then pushes down on the lever. To exit, or to enter while the door is unlocked, the user

Lexington Ipad Third Generation Hard-Shell Folio Case

The Lexington iPad Third Generation Hard-Shell Case is a case with stand for a tablet computer. Designed for use with the iPad 3, this case is a two-part folio carrying case that offers hard-shell, polycarbonate protection. Made with vegan leather, the case has a leather tab attached to the front cover that securely buckles in the iPad for complete closure. Opening the front cover, folding it back into a tri fold shape, and sliding the closure tab into the back buckle of the case holds the devic

Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone

The Lifesaver Emergency Cell Phone is a cell phone designed for use by individuals with cognitive, fine motor, or mobility disabilities. This phone is equipped with a large red button which, when pressed, automatically connects to 911 emergency personnel. Adding a SIM card (not included) enables the user to make calls like any other cell phone. The phone also has a built-in GPS locator to enable responders to locate the user. POWER: Uses the included long-life, Lithium battery. The battery is de

Liftware

Liftware is a battery-operated stabilizing handle with an attached spoon designed that helps people with Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease stabilize unwanted hand tremors that make eating difficult. Sensors in the Liftware handle detect a person’s tremor, and the device responds using motors to move the spoon opposite the tremor. The spoon can discern motion from hand tremor from other types of motion, allowing it to respond to just the tremor while preserving the user’s intended motion.

Light Switch Extender

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to toggle wall light switches on and off. Drill a small hole through the end of each of the toggle switch. Fix a split ring, available at bead stores or fishing supply stores, through each hole, then coil one end of a 20-inch length of fencing wire around the ring with a pair of needle-nose pliers. Next, drill a small hole in one side and out the other of a wine bottle cork and thread the wire through the hole. Then, ag

Light Switch Extension Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity or mobility disabilities to turn light wall switches on and off. Included in a chapter titled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a simple extension for light switches. A small hole is drilled in the end of the light switch and a corresponding hole is drilled in the end of an acrylic rod or wooden

Lighted Signal Switch (Model 956)

The Lighted Signal Switch, model 956, is a button switch and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. When this textured signal switch is activated, a bright light shines to encourage visual attention. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 4 x 6.5 inches.

Lights & Sounds Puzzle (Model W39597)

The Lights & Sounds Puzzle is a puzzle with sounds designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This nine-piece handcrafted puzzle is designed to teach children aged two and older cause/effect and problem solving while reinforcing the child while playing. This colorful toy ambulance puzzle is designed to light up and sound off when the proper piece is placed on the board. DIMENSION (HxL): 9 x 12 inches.

Lightwriter (Model Sl35/c)

The LightWRITER, model SL35/C, is a dual-display keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. The device is designed for desktop use and consists of a keyboard with extra large keys for individuals with motor and visual disabilities. The keyboard is arranged alphabetically for individuals just learning how to spell or for individuals who have difficulty using the standard typewriter layout. A vacuum fluorescent display and a liquid crystal dis

Lightwriter Sl 35/big Keys

The LightWRITER SL35/BigKeys is a hand-held, dual-display keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. The device is designed for desktop use and consists of a keyboard with extra large keys for individuals with motor and visual disabilities. The keyboard is arranged alphabetically for individuals just learning how to spell or for individuals who have difficulty using the standard typewriter layout. A vacuum fluorescent display and a liquid cr

Limited Mobility Pistol Mount (Model LMPM)

The Limited Mobility Pistol Mount, model LMPM, is a pistol support designed for use by people with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who have limited hand or arm movement and strength and who use a wheelchair. A Limited Mobility Gun Mount, model LM100, and The Vacuum Trigger System, model TM100, are required with this device, but are not included (see separate entries). This device accommodates a variety of pistols, including auto loaders and double action revolvers,

Link 'n' Spell Magnetic Letters And Numbers

Link 'N' Spell Magnetic Letters and Numbers are letters and numbers designed for use by children with low vision, cognitive disabilities, or low vision. The magnetic pieces fit together and link to for letter or number patterns, words, or mathematical problems. One large letter, number, or operator is printed on each piece. Sets of 50 uppercase letters, 50 lowercase letters, and 35 numbers and operations are available. COLOR: Pieces are orange, green, red, yellow, blue, or white. The letters,

Liquid Soap Caddy

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a stable holder for liquid soap pump bottles used by people with upper extremity, grasping, or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or use of one hand. This artzicle, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," provides illustrated step-by-step instructions with a detailed materials list for making a simple holder to enable the user to dispense liquid soap from a pump-style container without holding or grasping the bottle. MATERIALS: 1 x 3 inch

Little People Animal Sounds Zoo

The Little People Animal Sounds Zoo is an educational toy designed for use by children age twelve months and up with neurological, fine motor, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This interactive playset includes chunky pieces for ease in grasping and pressing the animal footprints in the zoo habitat produces animal sounds. Children can help the zookeeper feed the polar bear, monkey, seal, lion, and elephant with the included "food." Removable fences open and close. The zookeeper and his truck ar

Little People Musical Zoo Train

The Little People Musical Zoo Train is an educational toy designed for use by children age twelve months and up with neurological, fine motor, visual, or cognitive disabilities. When the train is pulled along, a teeter-tooter on one care goes up and down, the giraffe in another car spins, and pressing the dtiver activates the song "If I Could Talk to the Animals," complete with a tiger that roars, a parrot that squawks, and a giraffe munching lunch. The cars can also be played with seperately.

Lockable Plastic Pliers (Third Hand) (Model K-40)

Lockable Plastic Pliers (Third Hand), model K-40, are designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These pliers have straight handles with a locking device to hold small objects in place or hold two flat objects together. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.6 ounce.

Lockblocks Fasteners

Lockblocks Fasteners are surface anchors designed to mount tubular accessories such as flashlights, canes, and airpumps to any tube on wheelchairs, walkers, bed rails, etc. The mounts are flexible plastic with hook-and-loop strapping systems. Lockblocks Cross Channel mounts hold items perpendicular to the tube or rail with two straps, while Lockblocks Parallel Channel mounts hold items parallel to the rail with one strap. These fasteners are available in a variety of strap lengths and weights.

Logitech Cordless Trackman Optical Mouse (Model 904369-0403)

The Logitech Cordless TrackMan Optical Mouse, model 904369-0403, is a trackball designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. Designed for right-handed use, this cordless optical mouse is shaped to fit the palm of the user's hand and has a large trackball for cursor control. It operates wirelessly within six feet of the computer. The unit also has two forward and back buttons for Web and document browsing, a scroll wheel, and a drag lock button. Button controls

Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse (Model 910-000806)

The Logitech TrackMan Marble Mouse is a an optical trackball and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This trackball has a long, broad palm area and gentle curves to help keep the user's hand comfortable and supported, with an ambidextrous design for both right- and left-handed use. It has a stable base that stays in place and provides support. It has button controls that allow the user to move forward and backward surfing t

Long Blade Loop Scissors

The Long Blade Loop Scissors are loop scissors designed for use by individuals with arthtitis or other disabilities of the hand. These lightweight, self-opening scissors have self-opening tapered, stainless steel blades that are closed by squeezing the handles. A carrying case is included. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are 8 inches long and the blades are 3 1/8 inches long.

Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens (Models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181)

The Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens, models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181, are mittens designed for use by individuals with neurological, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities. Made of 200 weight Polartec fleece, these mittens have a long side zipper and elastic at the wrist and slip over the hand. These mittens and a 7-inch cuff may be machine washed and dried. SIZES: Sizes to fit hands from 5 inches to 9 inches measured from middle line at the wrist to the tip of the longest finger. COLO

Long-Loop Easi-Grip Scissors

Long-Loop Easi-Grip Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have a continuous loop plastic handle that is operated by squeezing gently with the thumb on top and the fingers through the long loop. For those with very limited movement, the fingers can be placed over the long loop. The stainless steel blades automatically open w

Long-Loop Scissors

Long-Loop Scissors are designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have one standard loop handle and one long loop handle, enabling the strength of the whole hand to be utilized for the cutting action. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches long.

Loom Modification

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted loom for an individual with Parkinson’s disease to practice weaving. When this individual was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, she decided that she would try all the things she ever wanted in life including learning how to weave. She taught herself how to weave, bought increasingly bigger looms, and began making clothing for local medieval reenactors. Her diagnosis creates a lot of stiffness which was causing her pain wh

Low Vision Giant Touch Dominoes (Model 6Gdftw)

The Low Vision Giant Touch Dominoes, model 6GDFTW, are dominoes designed for use by individuals who are blind or have fine motor or grasping disabilities or low vision. The set includes 28 large wooden dominoes with raised dots. DIMENSIONS: Each domino is 4.25 x 2 x 0.25 inches. COLOR: Black dots on a white background.

Lyra Lyrax Giant Wax Crayons

The Lyra Lyrax Giant Wax Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The rounded triangular shape and large size of these crayons make them easier to grasp and break-resistant. These crayons are made from high-quality, non-water soluble pigments and genuine beeswax. DIMENSIONS: These crayons are each 14.5 millimeters wide. COLOR: The set of six includes lemon, vermilion, deep cobalt, Hooker's green, raw umber, and black. The set of 12

Mabis DMI 32 Inch Reach Extender with Magnetic Tip, Model 640-1762-0000

Mabis DMI 32 Inch Reach Extender with Magnetic Tip is designed for people with fine motors and mobility disabilities. It helps picking up objects as small as a dime and as large as a quart bottle. Magnet on jaw tip helps pick up lightweight metal.

Maddak Deluxe Hip Kit, Model F738000001

Maddak Deluxe Hip Kit is designed for people with limited mobility, arthritis or recovering from hip, knee, or back surgery. It includes assistive devices for independent dressing and bathing.

Maddak Eating Scooper Bowl With Suction Cup Base, Model F745340000

Maddak Eating Scooper Bowl With Suction Cup Base is designed for people with tremors, grasping and fine motor disabilities. It features high rim and reverse curve on one side that aids in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling. The bottom of the dish has a rubber suction base to prevent skidding. It is made of molded heat-resistant plastic.

Maddak Handy Cup, Model H745930007

Maddak Handy Cup is designed for use by individuals with limited grasping and fine motor disabilities associated with arthritis, stroke or spinal cord injury.  It is a two-handled transparent cup with extra wide base which provides a secure grip and stability while reducing the occurrence of accidental spills. Its unique angled design provides space for nose and eye glasses while making it possible to drink with little or no neck movement.

Maddak Scooper Plate With Suction Cup Base, Model 920479

Maddak Scooper Plate With Suction Cup Base, it's designed for people with fine motors disabilities. It has high rim and reverse curve on one side of 6.75 inches diameter. It helps those with self-feeding problems to scoop food without spilling. It has a rubber suction base that adheres to tabletop to keep plate securely in place.

Maddak Swiveling Lotion Applicator, Model F741350000

Maddak Swiveling Lotion Applicator moves with the contours of the body and allows to apply lotions, oils, and creams to hard to reach spots without straining. Its soft, high-end, cosmetic grade applicator, and long handle reduces the need to bend, stretch, or strain. It is designed for people with mobility and upper-lower disabilities. 

Magic Basin

The Magic Basin is a an accessible sink with a hands-free electronic faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Sensors in the basin's tap fittings detect the position of hands in the basin and control the water flow and temperature accordingly. In the factory setting, designed for use in public areas, placing hands in the middle of the basin activates the faucet and produces a warm water flow. The faucet is deactivated by removing hands from the wate

Magic Faucet

The Magic Faucet is an electronic faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This faucet allows an individual with limited use of the hands to control water flow and temperature by touching the tap fitting or by moving the hand into the vicinity of the outlet (a distance of approximately two centimeters). The flow of water is ended by removing hands or by moving the hands or fingers through the flow of water. The faucet comes with 10 progra

Magic Paintbox

The Magic Paintbox is a painting activity designed foruse by children with fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This activity replicates finger painting, without the mess. Non-toxic gel is contained in a sealed pouch. Users trace patterns and designs with their fingers on the pouch’s surface and a panel behind the gel pouch lights up when pouch is touched to heighten the visual effect. The unit includes a wood frame with lighted panel, plastic gel pouch, and power supp

Magic Tap

Magic Tap is a spill proof automatic drink dispenser designed for use by individuals with limited grasping, strength and coordination in the arms and hands due to an illness or injury. It fits right over your milk jugs, juice bottles and containers, the silicone universal cap fits most tops. Magic Tap works like a straw sucking up the liquid and with the push of the tap out it comes. No more spilled overs from those heavy jugs. Keep it ready to use in your fridge or on the counter so your younge

Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray

The Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray is a easy release ice tray designed for use by people with grasping or fine motor disabilities of the hand, including arthritis. The Magic Touch Tray has 14 oval depressions, each of which is filled with water and frozen. The shape of the depressions resembles an egg cut lengthwise. When the water has frozen into ice cubes, the user can press on the end of an individual cube to make it stand erect so the cube can be easily grabbed and placed in a glass. The tray is

Magnaready Shirt

The MagnaReady Shirt is a men's dress shirt designed for use by with limited mobility or dexterity, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's or other upper extremity or neurological disabilities. Made of 100 percent cotton 80s 2-ply pinpoint oxford, this dress shirt is eight magnetic fasteners on the front that look like a button-down shirt when closed. The magnetic fasteners are intended to facilitate dressing by eliminating the need to maneuver buttons through buttonholes. To close each fastener, the

Magnet Express Magnetic Maze

The Magnet Express Magnetic Maze is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. The maze is carved in the wooden base and topped with clear plastic. The child uses the attached magnetic wands to guide metal bals sealed under the top through the maze. Moving the balls through the maze develops patterns for writing and recognition of up, down, right, and left. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2 x 12 x 15 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Magnetic Bingo Chips

The Magnetic Bingo Chips are metallic-ringed transparent bingo chips designed for use with light colored or white bingo cards by people with upper extremity, fine motor and grasping disabilities and others with limited manual dexterity. The chips' clear red plastic allows the user to see the numbers underneath. Each chips has a metallic ring so it can be lifted and moved with the Magnetic Wand (see separate entry). Chips come in a pack of 200 chips.

Magnetic Bug Puzzle

The Magnetic Bug Puzzle is a puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Designed to refine eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills, this puzzle consists of a magnet hanging from a bug net and a magnet in each of the 10 wooden, bug-shaped puzzle pieces. The child uses the bug net to remove and replace the puzzle pieces in the background board. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1/3 x 9 x 12 inches.

Magnetic Car Play Set

The Magnetic Car Play Set is a therapeutic occupational therapy (OT) tool designed for kids to develop kinesthetic sense, motor planning, visual motor, and eye-hand coordination. The car can be placed on a piece of cardboard or a manila folder and follow the track with the car, manipulating it with the horseshoe-shaped magnet. For the purpose of getting to know where one’s fingers are in space. There is a choking hazard and this product is not for children under 3 years old. Piece of cardboard a

Magnetic Clasps Set

The Magnetic Clasps Set is a jewelry clasp aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These clasps can be used on necklaces, bracelets, and anklets and can replace broken clasps. Once in place, these magnetic clasps attach to each other, eliminating the need to grasp small clasps. The set includes 10 magnetic closures and 20 round clasps. COLOR: Gold or silver. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Magnetic Fishing Puzzle

The Magnetic Fishing Puzzle is a puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Intended to refine eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills, this puzzle consists of a magnet at the end of a fishing pole and in each of the 10 wooden, fish-shaped puzzle pieces. The child uses the fishing rod to remove and replace the puzzle pieces from the background board. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1/3 x 9 x 12 inches.

Magnetic Pattern Activity Set

This Magnetic Pattern Activity Set is an educational aid to help children with autism with spatial recognition and memory and more, to help them learn shapes and colors and patterns.This item also works well to help special students develop fine motor skills, motor planning, and hand eye coordination. The Magnetic Pattern Activity Set has bright inviting colors and interesting pattern cards that will instantly engage students. With 10 double sided magnetic cards and 98 blocks, this set is good f

Make-N-Take Adapted Puzzle

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adding knobs to puzzle pieces provides an easy grip allowing the child to play with the puzzle independently.

Make-N-Take Key Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: People with impaired hand function achieve a better grip and more force when using this key holder.

Makey Makey

Makey Makey is a method to turn almost any object into a computer recognized switch. Ideal for individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. Alligator Clip two objects to the MaKey MaKey board. When the user touches the item the user wants to use as a switch, the computer makes a connection, and MaKey MaKey sends the computer a keyboard message. The computer just thinks MaKey MaKey is a regular keyboard (or mouse). Therefore it works with all programs and webpages, because all p

Making Sense With Numbers

Making Sense with Numbers is a math tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities and children with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities who use switch input. The program has nine activities related to early number work: Number recognition (1-9), counting, dot-to-dot, dominoes, memory activities, and painting by numbers. Activities are accompanied by graphics and animations, speech, and sound. Teachers and parents can configure the program for level

Maltron Expanded Keyboard

The Maltron Expanded Keyboard is an expanded keyboard designed for use by individuals with fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities, upper extremity amputation, or tremors. The keyboard may be placed on the floor or fixed at the foot of a bed for typing with toes. This keyboard features strong steel construction to withstand heavy use and a polyester coating for a smooth, wipe-clean surface. The large surface area and built-in key guard are designed to reduce keyboard errors. The unit is

Marble Cheese Slicer

The Marble Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. These units consist of a marble cutting board with a built-in chrome arm and handle grip. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.75 x 5.5 inches. COLOR: Model 601MW has a white marble cutting board, model 602MB has a

Marks Script Guide

The Marks Script Guide is a clipboard equipped with a horizontal writing guides to help individuals with visual disabilities or with limited dexterity to write in longhand. The clipboard holds standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper. The horizontal guide slides up and down the left side of the blipboard, one line at a time.

Marvelous Marble Panel

The Marvelous Marble Panel is designed for children with sensory processing disorders and can be used for fine motor stimulation. It is small enough to be positioned on a student’s lap or a desk. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches x 14 inches x 1-1/4 inches wide with a 12-1/2 inch x 11 inch base. COLOR: Multiple. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Marvin The Mule (Model 919)

Marvin the Mule, model 919, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, the mule walks, opens its mouth, and moves its ears back and forth. POWER: Uses two C batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxH): 9.5 x 12 inches. COLOR: Grey.

Match And Stack Peg Board

The Match and Stack Peg Board is a pegboard designed for use by children with fine motor, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. This set has a plastic board with large holes and large easy-to-manipulate pegs in five shapes. The pegs fit into the holes in the base or they can be stacked on top of one another. COLORS: The pegs come in five colors.

Matchbox Stinky The Garbage Truck

The Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck is a toy designed for use by children with fine motor and vision disabilities. This interactive, articulating truck moves, talks, tells jokes, eats, exercises, and sings. Features include sensory points, an articulated body that allows his cab/head and front half to move, and over 90 phrases and sounds. To have the truck speak, push or pull the smokestack, lift the rear door, or poke the belly button. The grille of the cab functions as a mouth into which the

Maxess Switch Mount

Maxess Switch Mount is a double-sided switch mount that provides two alternative mounting surfaces (55 degrees and 85 degrees). It is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination who use a switch to interact with items in their environment.

Maxess Switch Tray

Maxess Switch Tray is designed to hold switches or switch mounts firmly in place. It can be used for individual use or in assessment situations, where a range of secure switch positions need to be tried. The Maxess Switch is designed for use by an individual with limited upper extremity mobility and strength. SIZES: Available in 3 sizes (please refer to dimensions for sizing). DIMENSIONS: 540 millimeters x 290 millimeters, 350 millimeters x 350 millimeters, 240 millimeters x 360 millimeters. CO

Mccarron Assessment Of Neuromuscular Development (Model S104)

The McCarron Assessmnet of Neuromuscular Development (MAND), model S104, is a motor skills evaluation system designed for use by individuals with balance, fine motor, grasping, neurological, or walking disabilies. The system includes a test manual, one package of MAND-VI Score Forms, a hand dynamometer, a stopwatch-timer, a walking line, and other components for measuring fine and gross motor functions. OPTIONS: Tactile Strip for MAND Walking Line (model X132) to enable individuals who are blind

Mcm 2.0

MCM 2.0 is designed to aid in mounting and positioning buttons or joysticks on both sides of the headrests of wheelchairs for individuals with limited fine motor or upper extremity disabilities due to spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injuries. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Medication Catch Tray

The Medication Catch Tray is a tray for dispensing medication designed for use by people with fine motor and grasping disabilities, low vision, or tremors, spasticity or weakness in the hands. This tray is made of FDA-approved food-grade resin, and it is generally rectangular in shape with one end rounded. The user or caregiver can dispense pills or liquid medications onto the tray to prevent spillage or loss. For liquid medicines, there is raised well in the center of the tray where a medicine

Medicool PediNova Pedicure and Manicure Machine

Medicool PediNova Pedicure and Manicure Machine is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping strength and coordination as a result of arthritis, stroke or nerve injury.  This set includes 12 tools and a travel case. It features a variable speed setting and is ideal for trimming and shaping both fingernails and toenails. It can be used to smooth rough skin and calluses.  Tools are interchangeable with the NailCare Plus machine (not included).

Melrose Single Handle Kitchen Faucet With Pull-Out Spout (Model D456513)

The Melrose Single Handle Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet, model D456513, is a single lever faucet designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. The unit features a single lever handle with a two-function pull-out spout (spray and aerated stream), and comes with a matching brass soap/lotion dispenser. DIMENSIONS: The unit fits 1 3/8 to 1.5 inch diameter mounting hole. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty for manufacturing defects.

Melrose Wristblade Handle Laundry Faucet (Model D100353)

The Melrose Wristblade Handle Laundry Faucet, model D100353, is a faucet with lever-style handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. The faucet includes a low-rise tubular spout with aerator, left and right blade handles, a hose end adapter, and a ceramic disc valve. DIMENSIONS: Unit width from the end of the left handle to the end of the right handle is 10 5/8 inches. The spout is 8.5 inches long. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty for m

Memory Phone

The Memory Phone is a large button telephone designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease, brain injury, or cognitive or fine motor disabilities. In addition to having a standard keypad with large numbers, this phone features eight programmable picture frames at the top. Pressing the photograph placed in a frame causes the phone to dial the corresponding phone number. A ninth frame can be used to dial 911 or other emergency number. Other features include adjustable receiver amplifica

Metrokane Electric Rabbit

The Metrokane Electric Rabbit is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Simply lower the unit onto the bottle and the cork is pulled automatically. Once lifted away from the wine bottle, the device ejects the cork automatically. This corkscrew is equipped with an illuminated liquid crystal display (LCD) screen that shows the number of cork pulls before re-charging. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery. COLOR: Red, black, or silver.

Meville To Weville

MEville to WEville, is designed for use by students with learning, communication, cognitive, or reading disabilities. This curriculum systematically integrates reading, writing, speaking, augmentative communication, and listening for elementary students with disabilities in the moderate to severe range. It was developed to build a classroom community that promotes a sense of belonging. Each unit offers students a new and different perspective on themselves, their families and their school. In Un

Microwave Grips

These Microwave Grips, by Pampered Chef®, are designed for persons with disabilities that affect an individual’s ability to securely transfer hot or warm dishes from the microwave to the kitchen counter, kitchen table, or to a serving tray, etc. Made of heat resistant silicone. Raised ridges and bumps are designed to give the user a secure, comfortable hold. One order includes one set of two.

Midiwing

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype instrument interface that allows individuals with disabilities to learn and play music through any device they want to use as an input for a variety of digitized musical instruments. Dan Daily partnered with Kent Pfeifer to create the MidiWing that uses just about any USB controller as input and connects to any MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) device like a computer or digital instrument for output. Pfeifer assisted Daily in bui

Milbat Memory Game

The Milbat Memory Game is a perception game designed for use by children with cognitive or neurological disabilities. Made of wood and Plexiglas, the game requires players to draw metal balls through the maze with a magnet to place the balls in the holes according to the pattern on the included cards. OPTIONS: Hand strap for the magnet.

Milbat Sculpting With Pipes

Sculpting with Pipes is a eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children and adults with fine motor or neurological disabilities. Designed for users of all skill levels, this set of plastic pipes and elbow joints enables users to create endless three-dimensional designs and patterns.

Milbat Thinking Games Puzzle

The MILBAT Thinking Games Puzzle is a large knobbed wood puzzle with large pieces designed for use by people with cognitive, learning, grasping or fine motor disabilities. Available in a heart or oval shape, this puzzle has 8 or 9 pieces. Each piece has a knob to facilitate grasping, and for those who are unable to grasp the knob or the piece, the knob can be unscrewed leaving a metal plate. The puzzle includes a cuff with a magnet that fits around the user's palm, and the user can lift and plac

Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper

The Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of wood, the unit has adjustable metal clamps to hold most books in place. The angle can be adjusted to meet the user's needs.

Milk Jug Ball Catcher

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: 1. Allow individuals with limited bilateral hand coordination to participate in ball catching activity.

Milk Jug Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Milk Jug Crayon/Marker Holder is a clever way to modify writing utensils for individuals who have fine motor and grasping difficulties hold and use a crayon/marker. It can also be used to hold drum sticks, scarves or ribbons (for play during music class), glue sticks, or paint brushes. MATERIALS USED: Plastic milk jug (1/2 gallon for crayons, 1 gallon for markers), 1” piece Hook (hard) sticky back Velcro, 1” piece Loop (soft) sticky back Velcro

Mini Alligator Tongs

These Mini Alligator Tongs are designed to help build fine motor and to improve grasping abilities or pre-scissor skills. With build-in finger grips.

Mini Play Cube

The Mini Play Cube is a sensory busy box designed to provide children with sensory, cognitive, or neurological disabilities with sensory stimulation. This purposeful-play toy helps children learn counting, encourages cooperative play, and reinforces color recognition and hand/eye coordination skills. The unit includes a mini bead roller coaster, a pathfinder, a magnetic circle, a ziggidy zag racer, and a counting abacus. The cube is made of wood with metal attachments. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 24 x 12

Mini Rib-It-Ball

The Mini Rib-It-Ball is a textured ball designed for use by children with low vision or fine motor, grasping, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This lightweight ball consists of an air bladder encased in denier nylon with Velcro closures. Nylon-covered closed-cell-foam ribs on the ball's surface aid in grasping and throwing and prevent the ball from rolling out of reach. High-contrast colors aid in visibility. The ball has a ring for teething on the top and a pull string to start vibrat

Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test & Complete Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test

The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This standardized test measures eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity of the arm and hand for manipulative work. The testing procedure requires unilateral and bilateral movements while utilizing a broad range of shoulder motion. The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test incorporates two test batteries—Placing and turning—while the Complete Minnesota

Mirror Pebbles

Mirror Pebbles is designed for children who are working on improving their cognitive and visual perceptual skills. Mirror Pebbles comes with 20 smooth reflective wobbly shapes designed for sorting and sequencing.

Mobile Music Touch

-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a vibrating glove device that assists individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) learn to play the piano. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have seen an improvement in sensation and movement in the hands of people with paralyzing SCI after wearing a glove that helps them learn to play piano. The Mobile Music Touch (MMT) is a glove that helps people with SCI learn to play different songs by vibrating the wearer’s fingers to

Modified Bicycle For Teenage With Cerebral Palsy

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized bicycle for a teenager with cerebral palsy and developmental delays. An evaluation of the teenager with disabilities determined the only modifications needed were a larger seat, outrigger wheels, and foot cups. The new-design outrigger wheels can be easily removed and reattached, making transport and storage much easier. While the modifications were minor, the results were major. The consumer is now able to get necessary exercise while doing an

Modified Bike

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted bike modification for a child with spastic diplegia. The boy’s condition mainly affects his lower limbs but he is still able to walk short distances using a walker and his motor skills and strength in his left hand are also affected. The bike did not require extensive modification as the child has reasonable upper body strength. The bike modifications include a wider seat and outrigger wheels, plus a high-riser bar with pad

Modified Child Tricycle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaption of a child tricycle for a child with Collagen 6 Myopathy. The child does not have enough strength to turn the tricycle pedals but is able to propel the trike himself using his feed on the smooth floor tiles in the family home. First, the pedals were removed, the cranks straightened, and then reattached to 25 millimeters out from the front wheel hub. This allows the child to use the pedals as footrests when he tires and nee

Modified Child‚ÄövÑv¥S Car

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a Wiggles Big Red Car for a child with cerebral palsy. The car’s existing seat was unsuitable for the child as he needed to be able to recline backwards. However, the child had an existing free-form seat which fitted snugly into the same space. This was used with cushions made by a volunteer. A wired hand-operated jellybean switch control was created to work with the existing electrical controls. This switch was mounted on the steerin

Modified Crib

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted crib for a mother with C6-7 quadriplegia who uses a motorized wheelchair and. The mother has wrist function but no use of her fingers. She did not have the reach or strength to operate the crib’s drop side, and could not get near enough to the crib once the side was down because it got in the way of her chair. Previous adaptations by TAD staff would not work in this case since the mother used a motorized wheelchair. A TAD v

Modified Cutlery

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide custom adaptation of cutlery for an individual with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy. Two pieces of 16-gauge steel sheet were cut and wrapped into a U-shaped holder that fits around the individual’s hands. A stainless steel knife and fork were then TIG-welded to the U-shape holder. The steel holders have a natural spring so the individual can bend them back very slightly to insert his hand. Once the holders are on his hands, the user doe

Molded Built-Up Handles

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with grasping disabilities to hold and use a variety of utensils and tools. Sculpey is a soft, pliable polymer clay that works and feels like ceramic clay, but does not dry out when exposed to air. Users can shape it into any form and then bake it in a standard home oven or a toaster oven at 275 degrees Fahrenheit (130 degrees Celcius) for 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the size of the piece. Available in forty colors, once it cools, it can

Monkey Sensory Habitat

The Monkey Sensory Habitat is designed for children who would benefit or who need sensory input, like individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, and those who may show aggressive behaviors like kicking, hitting, excessive energy, etc. Each Monkey Habitat includes climbing walls, trampolines, crash mat, exercise balls and swing to redirect the child’s energy. The Habitat comes with 14 separate pieces (sold separately, see price chart below) and each of which target key mov

Monty 3D Eye Hd

Monty 3D Eye HD is designed for use by individuals who have limited mobility of their arms and hands and use eye controlled movements to access AAC devices or touch tablets. This mounting system is designed to support any device weighing 2 kilograms/4 pounds. Every joint is equipped with a lever. No tools are needed for adjustment. CAPACITY: 2 kilograms/4 pounds. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Moozi Wheelchair Joystick

Moozi Wheelchair Joystick is designed for individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities to operate a power wheelchair with compatible controls or with adaptors. It can control a range of other equipment including a computer mouse and programs. The Moozi can be positioned on a tray or table, using Velcro or a non-slip mat. It has a smooth, light sliding action (190g force). It has a low profile that allows the hand to rest in a natural position. Moozi is also su

Morekeyboard

The MoreKeyboard is an ergonomic large print keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and those with low vision. This 104-key keyboard features dimensions and designs comparable to standard keyboards, including an number pad, function (F) keys, and a cascading layout that resembles traditional keyboards. Other features include front and back adjustable legs that allow for a variety of heights and positioning angles, large print number and letter keys that are th

Mother Goose (Model 9309)

Mother Goose, model 9309, is a switch operated voice output and educational toy designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, communication or physical disabilities. Mother Goose guides children through five common nursery rhymes that they can hear and recite. To activate this toy, the child presses a capability switch (not included), and Mother Goose reads the nursery rhymes while her head bobs and turns side to side and her beak opens and closes as if she is speaking. The rhymes and m

Mother's 3Rd Arm With Pillow Switch

Mother’s Third Arm with Pillow Switch is an adjustable arm with a switch attachment that can be used by children and adults with limited arm strength and mobility. The Mother’s Third Arm can be clapped to any surface up to 2½ inches thick while the Pillow Switch can be adjusted to accommodate the user’s needs. It can be attached to wheelchairs, tabletops, strollers or chairs.

Mother's Third Arm

Mother’s Third Arm is an adjustable cup and bottle holder that can be used by children and adults with limited arm and grasping strength. The user is able to access cups and bottles held with the Arm’s adjustable Velcro strap. The Arm has an easy-to-use clamp and a flexible tube that can be positioned in a variety of angles. It can be attached to wheelchairs, tabletops, strollers or highchairs.

Motivaid

MotivAid is an environmental control system designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities,blindness or low vision, or spinal cord injury. This personal-computer-based system facilitates phone and email communication and control of the home. Using wireless voice recognition, a touchscreen, auditory scanning, or other controls, users can make and answer phone calls; send or receive email; manage an appointments calendar; access news, weather and ot

Mouse Button-Box (Model H-47)

The Mouse Button-Box, model H-47, is a switch-adapted mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This interface is available with left- and right-click buttons on the left, left- and right-click buttons on the right, one large button on the left, or one large button on the right. Pressing two adjacent buttons moves the cursor diagonally. The unit has a USB connection so it works on both Mac

Mouse For Tiny Hands, The (Model 4038)

The Mouse for Tiny Hands, model 4038, is a mouse and mouse skills training program designed for use by children with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. The set includes a large two-button mouse and a CD-Rom with five play activities designed to teach children to use a mouse, including clicking and dragging. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers.

Mouse House

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities activate and maneuver a computer mouse. MATERIALS USED: 1 small but chubby notebook or photo album (The photo albums with rings designed to hold a single 4"x6" picture on each page works well), Two soft sponges, Double-sided carpet tape, Stick of hot glue, Stick Tack or other putty that is used to hold pictures on a wall, 8" fuzzy adhesive-backed Velcro, 1" ho

Mousemattress

The MouseMattress is an ergonomically designed mouse pad, designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, upper extremity disabilities, and wrist, arm, neck and lower back pain. The MouseMattress is a mouse pad with an anti-slip conforming concavity, which fits over the user's thigh, eliminating the need to lean forward and reach for the mouse. It is designed to reduce fatigue to the wrist, arm, shoulder, neck and lower back and to promote blood circulation to the forearm. The pad c

Mouser 3 Switch Box

The Mouser 3 Switch Box is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. It allows unwanted mouse buttons to be turned off and operated instead from a switch. With this product, mouse-click software can be accessed with a switch. This product has two PS2 mouse sockets allowing the mouse and another device such as a joystick to be used together, with automatic switching between the mouse sockets.

Moveen Syphon Bag

The Moveen Syphon Bag is a drainage bag designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or urinary incontinence. The bag is worn on the upper thigh, and allows users with limited hand dexterity to empty their bag using the attached tube. The user pushes open the drain, lowers the drain tube below the level of the bag, and the bag empties via the siphon principle while remaining in place.

MTS HandyBar, Model 96314

MTS HandyBar is designed to assist people with mobility disabilities. It can also be used by expectant mothers and people with lower extremity disabilities. The HandyBar intended to help people get on and off the car easily. 

Multi Opener (Model Ha-4288)

Multi Opener, model HA-4288, is a jar or bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This device has a flexible steel band that clamps around the lid of a jar or bottle, holding it firmly. A long crank arm enables the user to turn and open the caps with adjustable screw. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. The device fits lid sizes up to 11 centimeters diameter. WEIGHT: 136 grams.

Multi Top Opener

The Multi Top is a jar, ring top, and twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthitis. This multi-purpose opener opens pop-off caps, pop tabs on soda cans, twist-off bottle caps, cans with pull tabs, and jars with vacuum seals. The device has a secure-grip handle. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 5.75 x 2.75 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds. COLOR: Assorted. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Multimail

MultiMail is a voice-output, large print, switch-accessible e-mail program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, or who need alternative input methods because of fine motor or other physical disabilities. The program allows users to read, write, and send e-mail on a computer using a mouse, keyboard, touch screen, or switch device. The program also offers many user options for reading e-mail, including large text, text highlighting, a choice of colors and fonts, speech

Multimedia Plocka

Multimedia Plocka is an educational program with cause and effect, matching and sorting, sequencing, numbers, language, and games activities, designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, communication, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities. In this multimedia program, learning is enhanced with graphics, sound, and video. The program uses the principle of objects and targets. On-screen shapes, pictures, or text are scanned and selected with switches or the keyboard. Once selected

Multipurpose Beauty Grip

This Multipurpose Beauty grip is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor skills or grasping due to arthritis or stroke. It is a versatile piece of personal grooming equipment that offers the user a range of different functionalities. The soft rubber handle has been designed to fit comfortably in the hand and is ideal for those with limited mobility or grasping difficulties. The Multipurpose Beauty Grip can primarily be used as a nail file but when turned over to its wider end it

Multiweb

MultiWeb is a voice output, large print, switch-accessible web browser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities. The program includes a speech engine, text enlargement, and scanning for switch devices. It has multiple interfaces specifically designed to work with a variety of input devices, including mouse, keyboard, switch, and touch screen. Each interface can be set up with a number of different options including large print, text highlighting,

Mumbo Hippo (Model 475)

Mumbo Hippo, model 475, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, the hippo walks, growls, wags its tail, and stretches with her mouth open. POWER: Uses two C batteries (not included). COLOR: Brown.

Music Factory

Music Factory is a music composition program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities. The program provides melodies, riffs, and rhythmic patterns that can be combined in thousands of ways, from simple to complex. Any combination will always work. Users can choose to hear their music in real-time mode or to compose, listen, and then record. Music can be composed in a variety of styles, including reggae, blues, and techno. Users can choos

Musical Snail (Model1114)

The Musical Snail, model 1114, is a touch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Useful for for auditory and color recognition, this toy enables children to make musical notes by pushing the large colored buttons. Users can also learn to play songs by following the colors on the musical cards. The toy also has eight pre-recorded songs that can played by pressing the auto play mode, then activating one of the buttons. POWER: Uses 2 double-A

My First Keyboard (Models Hpc-35)

My First Keyboard is a modified keyboard designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This flat membrane keyboard features a fixed ABC layout, works with most standard software, and includes a Y connector so the keyboard can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible or Macintosh computers. OPTIONS: USB adapter.

My Pal Scout (Model 8079)

My Pal Scout, model 8079, is a switch operated toy designed for use children with learning, fine motor or neurological disabilities. When the user presses a capability switch (not included), Scout plays music, learning songs and games. The toy comes pre-loaded with 5 songs, and an additional 30 tunes are available online. This stuffed puppy connects to a personal computer via a USB cord (included) after which the toy's music can be customized, and it can be further personalized with the child's

My Size Puzzle: Bear In The Big Blue House

The My Size Puzzle: Bear in the Big Blue House is a puzzle with large pieces designed for use by children with fine motor or vision disabilities. This 46-piece puzzle shows Bear of the popular children's television program with his kite. DIMENSIONS: Each piece is a minimum of 3 inches square and the completed puzzle is 3 feet tall x 2 feet wide.

My Size Puzzle: Blue's Clues

The My Size Puzzle: Blue's Clues is a puzzle with large pieces designed for use by children with fine motor or vision disabilities. This 46-piece puzzle shows Blue of the popular children's television program siting in her chair with her ears raised.. DIMENSIONS: Each piece is a minimum of 3 inches square and the completed puzzle is 3 feet tall x 2 feet wide.

My-T-Touch

My-T-Touch is an on screen keyboard program designed for use in industrial and commercial applications by people with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This program enables touchscreen pointing device to operate within any Windows program to minimize movement and simplify multi-keystroke actions to a single action. The software includes five different U.S. (including ABCD, DVORAK and QWERTY) and more than175 international keyboards, which appear on the screen in a "Heads-Up" format in

Myboard-Lc (Model Mb-Lc)

MyBoard-LC is a large key, large print keyboard designed for use by children with motor skill or cognitive disabilities. This keyboard has oversized keys color-coded by character set. Keytop labels have lowercase letters to assist those who have not yet mastered the relationship between uppercase and lowercase letters. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, or Vista or MAC OS 10.1.5 or higher and a

Myboard-Uc

MyBoard-UC is a large key, large print keyboard designed for use by children with motor skill, vision, or cognitive disabilities. This keyboard has oversized keys color-coded by character set. Keytop labels have uppercase letters. There are no function keys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, or Vista, 7 or MAC OS 10.1.5 or higher and a USB port (a PS/2 adapter is included). DIMENSIONS: 19 x 1.5

Mycestro

The Mycestro is a wireless mouse emulator designed for use by people with neurological, upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities, cerebral palsy, or stroke or brain injury. The Mycestro can be worn on a finger. Its sensors match the movement of the cursor on the screen to the movement of the user's hand. The Mycestro also has a touch-sensitive panel that the user touches with the thumb to click the mouse. The panel is broken into segments that can be controlled through the applicatio

Myo

The MYO is a myoelectric remote control interface for computers designed to provide individuals with fine motor or other disabilities with the ability to control a computer, tablet or smartphone remotely by making hand or arm gestures. The Myo fits around the user's forearm like a bracelet or sweatband. It has sensors that detect muscle activity via myoelectric activity and a 9-axis inertial measurement unit that acts as a motion sensor. Theses sensors allow it to detect changes down to each in

Nail Clipper

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt and stabilize nail clippers for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This article, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up" describes how to adapt standard metal nail clippers by fastening them to a board for stability and using the empty barrel of a stick pen to create a handle extension. The article includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations. MATERIALS: Standard nail clipper, 1

Nail Clipper (Model Da-5221)

The Nail Clipper, model DA-5221, is a nail clipper designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. To make nail cutting and trimming easier and safer, this clipper has a non-slip base for stability and smooth operation. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 35 x 80 x 50 x 35 millimeters. WEIGHT: 90 grams.

Name Recognition And Writing Activity

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with letter and name recognition and fine motor development. Large paper keybpards are created. Students locate and touch the beginning letters of their names and practice writing their names. MATERIALS: Paper. TOOLS: Pen or marker. SKILLS REQUIRED: Drawing and lettering. AUTHOR: Robinson, B. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/

Name Writing Mitt

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping or fine motor disabilities to print his/her name or participate in a sponge painting activity. Attach foam or rubber letters to a Duramitt glove. These gloves are marketed by Playtex, Inc., and come in two styles. One type of Duramitt has a sponge covering on the palm portion of the mitt, and the other style has the tough scrubbing nylon covering on the palm portion. With either mitt it is possible to attach pieces of Velc

Ne-At Switch Divider

The NE-AT Switch Divider is a control switch input interface that allows the user to activate up to five devices with a single switch. The Input switch can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries).

Ne-At Switch Multiplier

The NE-AT Switch Multiplier is a control switch input interface designed to allow up to five switches to control a single device. The input switches can be of different types, or they can be the same type. Input switches can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries). Any one of the input switches connected through the Switch Multiplier activates the device. The Switch Multiplier can be used with such devices as a po

Needle Threader For Sewing Machine

The Needle Threader for Sewing Machine is designed for use by persons who are blind, have low vision, or limited dexterity. The user loops the thread over the hook, puts the hook through the needle hole using the guides, then pulls the thread back through the needle. This threader is made of plastic.

Neo 2

Neo 2 keyboards are word processors designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities and upper extremity disabilities. This portable device has a full keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, with instant on/off, one button file access, and auto-save. The unit comes loaded with AlphaWord Plus word processor software, which includes a spell-checker and thesaurus, user dictionary, find/replace and word count, Spanish-English word lookup, and a built-in help system for quick a

Neon Floppy Bunny (Model 919N)

The Neon Floppy Bunny, model 919N, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, the rabbit squeaks, hops, sits, moves his ears, and wiggles his nose. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 9 x 5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Neon pink with black ear tips and white muzzle.

New Blue 2

The NEW Blue 2 is a switch designed for individualists with dexterity or mobility issues. The NEW Blue2 switch provides a sleek, modern design with new features that make it compatible with all switch accessible apps. Also new to Blue2 is the ability to toggle the on-screen keyboard on and off for iOS devices and a built-in rechargeable battery.Includes rechargeable battery.Requires 40% less pressure to activate than the original Blue2. Features two external switch jacks. Program custom keystrok

New Yorker

The New Yorker is a stylus for tablet computer or touch screen designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The tip of the stylus requires no downward pressure on the touch screen. This telescoping stylus can be adjusted to shorter or longer lengths for use with hand held devices such as a cell phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), global positioning system (GPS) unit, iPad, or iTouch. DIMENSION

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Ni Hao Kai Lan (Model 1434A)

Ni Hao Kai Lan, model 1434A, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Once the capability switch (not included) is activated or a squeeze is given to Kai Lan’s left hand this toy doll will rock her head back and forth and her heart will visibly change colors as she thinks about what emotion she is feeling. This interactive doll will play out one of six different emotions to include giggly, sad, h

Nike Zoom Soldier 8

The Nike Zoom Soldier 8 is a workout shoe developed for people with disabilities that are athletes to do two things, give them greater independence without having to have someone tie their shoes and to give them the opportunity to do a high intensity workout without worrying about their shoes slipping off. This is not a regular slip on shoe, and has the same support as Lebron James shoes. It slips on and then has a zipper that goes around the heel for adequate support. This gives people with one

No Hands 3D Video Game Device

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an eye-gaze 3D video gaming device which allows users with mobility disabilities to perform various commands easier and faster. Eye-gaze systems bounce infrared light from LEDs at the bottom of the computer monitor and track an individual’s eye movements using stereo infrared cameras. This new system can calculate where on the screen a user is looking, and has an accuracy of about five millimeters. While including traditional point and c

No More Dry Markers

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty with fine motor and upper extremity coordination participate in drawing activities by using a weighted marker holder to select and recap markers.

No More Mess!

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a weighted bowl designed to stay in place to prevent spilling and overturning for children with upper extremity, motor coordination disabilities such as cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injuries during meal times. MATERIALS USED: Bowl with raised bottom, several pennies, glue or tape, large plastic container top, such as one used on a platter of food purchased in a grocery store PREPPARATION: 1. Turn the bowl upside down and place the pen

No Slide Cutting Board

The No Slide Cutting Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Intended for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling, this board is made of polypropylene and mounted on four suction cups to anchor the board securely. Features include stainless steel spikes that hold food in place, and two corner guards to keep bread from sliding when spreading butter or slicing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 12 inches. Th

No-Slip Mat

The No-Slip Mat is a non-slip pad designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. Intended to keep items from sliding off a table, this pad can be used to stabilize toys, dishes, eating utensils, or tools. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 14 inches.

Nobow-Shoetie

The Nobow-Shoetie is a shoe aid designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, back pain, or who have had strokes, or individuals with low vision. This device is a small piece of leather-like plastic that is laced into the top of the shoe, allowing the shoe laces to be attached and secured. To place the device onto the shoe, the user unties the laces to the level at which the narrow end of the device will be attached to the shoe. Once the NOBOW has been laced onto the sh

Notability

Notability is word processor program and voice input and output audio notetaker program designed for people with fine motor or neurological disabilities or other conditions that may prevent them from taking notes or recording ideas. Notability integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so that person can take notes on an Apple iPad in a variety of ways. Notes can be made by typing on the iPad's on-screen keyboard, by making handwritten notes with a finger or stylus

Notebook Style Keyboard (Model G84-4100)

The Notebook Style Keyboard, model G84-4100, is a compact keyboard designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. It is a notebook size computer keyboard suitable for individuals with limited movement. OPTIONS: Versions with 83 keys or 86 keys (101-key or 104-key functionality), and AT, USB, or PS/2 interface. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.92 x 11.08 x 5.17 inches. COLOR: Black, beige, or gray.

Novotwist

NovoTwist is a needle for syringe injection aid designed for use by individuals with diabetes and arthritis affecting the hands or other fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities, as well as individuals with visual impairments. It has a bayonet fitting that allows the user to attach the needle onto a compatible insulin pen with a simple twist. Compatible insulin pens include FlexTouch, FlexPen (see separate entry), NovoPen 4, NovoPen Echo, and Victoza Pen. Other features include an a

Number Navigator

Number Navigator is a math skills training program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This mathematical software enables children to record their arithmetic and algebra exercises and homework via the button bar, keyboard, or switches without having to resort to the complexities of a spreadsheet. Numbers are entered into grid locations on the screen, using the keyboard or switches with SAW (Switch Access for Windows) Selection Sets. The pupil then na

Number Puzzle Boards

The Number Puzzle Boards and Pegs are a math skills game designed for use by children with fine motor, learning, or cognitive disabilities. This multi-component manipulative activity is designed to aid in refining math skills. The self correcting number puzzles may be used alone or in combination with pegs for counting and math. The set includes 55 easy-to-handle Tall-Stacker pegs, ten crepe rubber boards, and a plastic storage tub. The boards and pegs can be washed with soap and water and may b

Number-One Urinal

The Number-One is a male urinal designed to be used by individuals with severe physical disabilities. The Spill-Guard does not have to be held in place. It is designed to not slip, spill, or tip over. The urine can be measured in cubic centimeters and ounces using a graduate scale on the side of the Number-One Urinal.

Numberpack

NumberPack is a math skills training program designed for children with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This software program contains three simulated pieces of classroom equipment: a teaching clock, an abacus, and a number line. These simulations are keyboard-operated stand-alone units with their own printing functions. The clock is a re-creation of a classroom teaching clock with a number of additional features. The clock can be moved forwards or backwards in a number of adjustabl

Officemate

OfficeMate is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This device is a switch adapted multipoint Bluetooth headset that allows the user to switch between cell phone and computer use with a single headset. The unit is adapted with a 1/8-inch audio mono jack on a wire lead for use with standard ability switch or wheelchair ECU port. DIMENSIONS: The wire lead is 12 inches long.

Ok Lacers

OK Lacers are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. Designed for use in low-cut athletic-style shoes, these laces use a technique that eliminates long, loose ends. Two loops are are created between the top two eyelets, terminating the laces with a small knot on the inside of the shoe. Once the loops are created, the laces are secured with the Lacer clasp. To loosen the laces, lift up the top half of the Lacer clasp to shift the Lacer to the

On The Farm

On the Farm is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program has five different types of activities with farm themes, all accessible by mouse, touchscreen, keyboard or switches at the same time. Users can build up a scene, one picture at a time, by pressing the mouse, spacebar, or switch; place pictures on a background scene; click on an area to see the word, hear a sound

One Handed Chopping Board

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized one-handed chopping board for an individual with hemiplegia resulting from a stroke. The board base made of 16-millimeter plywood with a non-slip rubber underlay to prevent it from moving on the marble tabletop. The base has a laminex overlay and oiled hardwood edging. On the right side of the base there are two strips of polypropylene cutting board material, with two “jaws” mounted between them. The jaws have textured grooves on the inside fac

One Lump Or Two?

One Lump or Two is designed is designed for use by children working on improving their fine motor skills as a result of Down’s syndrome, stroke, and cerebral palsy.  While planning a tea party, players get to organize, problem solve and work on fine-motor-skill building.   Players make invitations, placemats, and party favors as well as prepare simple treats.   Activities in this book are designed to enhance eye-hand coordination, sense of perception, and more.  

One Second Needle Threader

The One Second Needle Threader is a easy thread sewing needle designed for use by individuals who are have fine motor disabilities or limited dexterity. These needles have an opening near the bottom of the eye that allows the thread to slide in. The user loops the thread, slides it along the top edge of the needle, and waits for the thread to catch in the eye. The set includes 4 large and 4 small needles.

One Touch Can Opener

The One Touch Can Opener is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Placed on most cans, this opener travels around the lid, cutting below the lid to eliminate sharp, jagged edges. A built-in magnet holds the lid off the food. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. COLOR: White.

One Touch Can Opener Ii

The One Touch Can Opener II is a can opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. Designed to open any cylindrical can with a rim, this opener, when placed on top of a can, travels around the can, and cuts below the lid to prevent sharp, jagged edges. The One Touch II will automatically turn off when operation is complete, and a built in magnet will pick up the lid once the opener is lifted from the can. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteri

One Touch Jar Opener

The One Touch Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device attaches to lids of jars of all types, shapes and sizes and opens them hands-free with the touch of one button. POWER: Requires two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 7.5 x 3.9 x 2.7 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

One Touch Salt And Pepper Mill

The One Touch Salt and Pepper Mill is a combination salt mill and pepper mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This mill features one-touch operation with a clear chamber for salt and a second clear chamber for peppercorns. The adjustable grind mechanism enables the user to choose the coarseness. This device can also be used to grind other whole spices. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.1 x 2.1 x 7.9 inches. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfac

One Touch Vegetable Slicer

The One Touch Vegetable Slicer is a powered vegetable slicer designed for use by seniors or individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This slicer ensures that the user's fingers are always well away from the blades and the dual plunger system works to prevent any contact between fingers and moving blades. It comes with interchangeable slicing and julienne blades and can be used with a variety of vegetables including potatoes, cucumbers, carrots and zucc

One, Two, Tie My Shoe

One, Two, Tie My Shoe is a lacing shoe set designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes four chunky, jumbo-sized, soft foam lacing shoes, and four giant plush laces.

One-Handed Cutting Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to cut and chop during food preparation. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making this simple device. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 14 x 0.75 inches. MATERIALS: Small cutting board with straight edges or a piece of maple or other hardwood in similar dimensions; two stainless steel nails, two stainless steel screws wit

One-Handed Swedish Cutting Board

The multi-functional Swedish Cutting Board for One-handed use is designed for clients with neurological impairments, limited hand strength or mobility. The vise aides in gripping food to be peeled or sliced. It can be used to securely hold a large mixing bowl in place. Large rubber suction feet keep the board firmly atop counters.

One-Handed X-Box Control Joystick

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a one-handed, X-Box control joystick to enable an individual with limited or no mobility in his or her arm to interact with X-Box video games. The standard X-Box controller requires two hands to play a game while this new design implements every function on the paddle in a configuration that can be operated with one hand. The final product, One-Handed X-Box Control Joystick, was constructed by modifying a store-bought joystick to include all of the fea

One-Hook Grocery Bag Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or weak grasps to carry plastic grocery bags. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making this simple device. A cup hook is screwed into a short length of dowel covered with pipe insulation secured with plastic tape. The loop handles of the plastic grocery bag are looped over the hook for carrying. MATERIALS: One large (

One-Putz Putter

The One-Putz Putter is a golf club designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This putter uses the individual's forearm to reduce the club head rotation and ensures the same grip with each putt. Several models are available: Stainless steel perimeter weighted mallet putter, stainless steel center shaft stabilized blade putter, stainless steel heel and toe weighted putter (available for the right or left hand), polymer and zinc perimeter weighted segmented mallet putter,

One-Putz Putter

The One-Putz Putter is a golf club designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This putter uses the individual's forearm to reduce the club head rotation and ensures the same grip with each putt. Several models are available: Stainless steel perimeter weighted mallet putter, stainless steel center shaft stabilized blade putter, stainless steel heel and toe weighted putter (available for the right or left hand), polymer and zinc perimeter weighted segmented mallet putter, p

One-Way Reusable Drinking Straws (Model 81565167)

One-Way Reusable Drinking Straws, model 81565167, are reusable straws designed for individuals with oral motor difficulties. It features a one-way valve, which keeps liquid inside the straw even after the user moves the straw away from his or her lips. This valve also prevents the user from swallowing excess air through the straw, which can cause pain and discomfort. To use, just clip the One-Way Reusable Drinking Straw onto the rim of a glass or cup. Then wash it with normal washing solutions o

Onscreen

OnScreen, formerly called My-T-Soft AT, is an on screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The program provides a virtual onscreen keyboard interface with a total of 206 U.S. and international keyboards, including a standard QWERTY layout, an alphabetic "ABC" keyboard, and Dvorak layouts. The edit panel and the numeric keypad are available as separate panels. The "heads-up" display enables the user to keep his or

Open Aid

The Open Aid is a twist or screw cap opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor and upper extremity disabilities and arthritis. Designed to fit five different bottle sizes, this device helps with the removal of hard to open medicine bottles. Features include a pointed end to remove tamper-resistant seals and a pointed hooked end to assist in removing cotton ball from new bottles. COLOR: White

Open-Sezz-Me

The Open-Sezz-Me is a package opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this device is equipped with a blade to open rigid plastic packaging. A rotating, locking blade guard secures the blade when not in use. OPTIONS: Extra blades are available. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 5 x 3 x 0.375 inches. WEIGHT: 1.3 ounces.

Oral Motor Therapy Feeder

The Oral Motor Therapy Feeder enables solid foods to no longer be a choking hazard for children or those with difficulty chewing or swallowing. Drop the mesh bag into a retainer ring, place the food in the bag, and screw tight. The mesh bag lets children practice their chewing skills without the risk of choking. The feeder is an ideal tool for those wanting to introduce new flavors and textures to the sensory defensive child who would normally just spit them out.

Orbit Optical Trackball (Model K64327)

The Orbit Optical Trackball, model K64327, is a track ball designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or grasping disabilities. This unit allows the user to control a cursor by touching a track ball with a finger or palm of the hand. The track ball is linked to an internal optical sensor which requires no cleaning. The unit has a button on either side so it is equally usable by left or right-handed individuals. It connects to a computer through a USB or PS/2 port. COMPATIBILITY: For

Original Cripper

The Original Cripper is a reacher or grabber specifically designed for quadriplegics who have wrist function that allows them to bend their hand back at the wrist. It can also be used by any person with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities who needs assistance reaching or gripping objects. The Original Cripper is available in Lightweight and Heavy Duty models, and both models are available for the right or left hand in a range of custom sizes. Made with aluminum and

Ormesa School Table

Ormesa School Table is an adjustable table that can be used in home and school environments. The Ormesa comes in three different sizes and is adjustable in height and in angle to accommodate many different adaptive seating products. The tabletop is washable and contains book, pen and pencil supports for when the table is angled. The frame is tubular chromium-plated with the base painted blue. SIZES: 2, 3 and 4. DIMENSIONS: Size 2: Floor to Table Top Height 16-22.8" (41-58 cm), Table Tilt Angle 0

Oxo Good Grips Corn Peeler

The OXO Good Grips Corn Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals withfine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is designed to safely removes multiple rows of kernels from corn cobs with a quick, simple motion. The blade is positioned at an angle to ensure perfectly cut kernels every time, eliminating cutting too shallowly or too deeply. The durable, stainless-steel blade is serrated on both sides enabling both right- and left-handed use. The peeler has a large handl

OXO Good Grips Jar Opener With Base Pad, Model 1173600

OXO Good Grips Jar Opener With Base Pad is designed to assist people with grasping and fine motor disabilities to open jar of all size, from small condiment bottles to large tubs of mayonnaise. This base pad reduces the force required to open a jar by keeping the jar secure on the countertop. The user places the non-slip base pad under the jar, slides it over the jar lid, and twists counter-clockwise to loosen the lid.

Oxo Serrated Peeler

The Oxo Serrated Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is equipped with a sharp serrated stainless steel blade that catches onto fruits and vegetables with ease and peels through their skins. It also has a potato eye remover. A non-slip rubber-like handle provides a comfortable grip even during the repetitive action of peeling. The peeler is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 7 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 3

Page Turner

The Page Turner with Tacky Pad is a hand held page turner designed for use by individuals with limited hand function or fine motor, grasping or other upper extremity disabilities. This page turner attaches around the user's fingers, hand, forearm or foot with the attached tacky pad facing the page. The user presses the tacky pad against the page to be turned, then pulls and releases. A rigid extension on the end aids in page turning and prevents the page from turning back. The device is latex fr

Page Turner

The Page Turner is a hand held page turner designed for use by individuals with limited hand function or grasping, fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities. This page turner features a hand clip with long curved aluminum bar tipped with a rubber end. It has an ergonomic handle, and it can flip pages made of most types of paper, including heavy coated paper.

Pal Pad

The Pal Pad is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This pressure-activated membrane switch can be activated with only 1.2 ounces of force, and the activating touch can be applied from directly above or at a shallow angle. The Pal Pad can be plugged into any communication aid or battery operated assistive device that has a standard 1/8-inch jack. The flat membrane switch is very rigid and durable, and it is tolerant of rough usage. It c

Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch (Model 7023)

The Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch is a touch switch designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Intended to encourage children to increase pincher grasp use, this switch activates a connected toy when the user flips open the panda's paws. This switch has suction cups for attaching to any smooth surface. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 3 x 7 x 5 inches.

Papertab

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: The PaperTab prototype tablet allows the device to bend without breaking. Developed by Plastic Logic, PaperTab has a flexible touchscreen that lets users send files and emails as well as navigate through pages of documents using hand gestures. One can also combine several PaperTabs into one larger surface by placing them side by side, or share files by touching one tablet to another. POWER: Intel i5 processor SIZES: 10.7-inch tablet

Papooswitch

The PapooSwitch is a touch switch and buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch connects to a computer or other switch-adapted devices using a 3.5 millimeter (mm) jack (PapooSwitch A) or a USB connection (PapooSwitch B). It has a triangular base with a round button in the center. The PapooSwitch offers four features that can be turned on or off as needed: left or right click; back lighting of the round button; a beep that sounds w

Papootouch+

The PapooTouch+ is a handheld direct selection, scanning and symbolic communicator designed for use with one or two switches (not included). The PapooTouch Plus is intended for use by people with communication and speech disabilities who also have fine motor, neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or other conditions, such as cerebral palsy, brain injury, stroke or multiple sclerosis, that may affect one's ability to hold the device and operate its touch screen. This commu

Party Ring Mouse

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities keep their fingers properly positioned on a computer mouse while pointing, clicking and maneuvering the mouse.

Pathfinder

The Pathfinder is a hand eye coordination and visual tracking activity designed for use with children with physical, neurological, cognitive, or visual disabilities. The wooden board features a variety of differently shaped tracks slotted through it. Multi-colored dumbbell-shapes beads can be manipulated around the tracks or they can be placed at locations on the board to create the pattern depicted on the included pattern cards. DIMENSIONS: The board is 12 x 12 inches.

Pathfinder And Patterns

Pathfinder and Patterns is an activity designed to challenge the skills of logical thinking, eye-hand coordination and visual tracking. Users move the wooden beads over bumps, around the curves and down straight a ways to copy the 16 enclosed pattern cards or patterns of their own creation. It is designed to be worked with in horizontal or vertical orientations. The board can be placed on any of its sides for increased variations. The board comes with 20 beads. COLOR: 5 different colors. WARRANT

Pattern Blocks And Boards

Pattern Blocks and Boards is designed for children, to get them to exercise their fine motor abilities while using matching skills/problem solving/figuring out which shape goes where. Designs on 5 reversible boards and 120 brightly colored wooden geometric shapes provide multiple fun ways for children to develop matching and fine motor skills. They can match to the boards, create mosaics, and design their own patterns. Ages 3 and up.

Pedestrian Push Button

The Pedestrian Push Button is a pedestrian signal control switch designed to be used at pedestrian crossings and other locations by individuals with fine motor disabilities or low vision. This solid-state Piezo switch is protected against moisture and has a rated life in the tens of millions of activations (20 million minimum). The buttonswitch cannot get jammed or stuck in the "on" position. It has a polycarbonate outer body surrounding the button, and a button cap made of polycarbonate or stai

Pediatric Keep-Warm Dish

The ABLEWARE Pediatric Keep-Warm Dish is a food warmer dish designed for use by children who need additional time to finish a meal due to upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, as well as swallowing and eating disabilities. An inside chamber is filled with hot water to keep food warm; a plastic funnel is included to aid in filling the chamber. The plastic bowl holds six fluid ounces and is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (H x Diameter): 2.25 x 5.25 inches. WEIGHT: 0.175 pounds when

Pediatric Weighted Holder

The Pediatric Weighted Holder is a pencil or pen holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These holders securely hold most round or irregularly shaped items from 1/8-inch to 7/16-inch in diameter. This weighted handle is available in a standard or deluxe model and uses three adjustable set screws to accommodate different sizes. The deluxe model has a plastic vinyl handle and the standard model has a metal handle. The set includes a number 2 pencil, an allen wrenc

Peg Restrained Intrinsic Muscle Evaluator (Prime)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A device to measure intrinsic hand muscle strength was created as a senior project by undergraduates at Rice University. Hoping to improve upon current hand strength evaluation techniques, the Peg Restrained Intrinsic Muscle Evaluator (PRIME) was developed. PRIME can use by medical professionals to evaluate the effectiveness of surgical interventions and diagnose neuromuscular degenerative diseases. The device consists of a pegboard restraint, a force transducer

Pego Finger Friendly Cutting Board

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an adjustable cutting board for individuals with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Pego is designed to be an all-in-one cutting board solution. The design consists of a cutting surface, secured knife and pegs that are used to hold food in place while the user chops, dices and minces and keeps fingers out of harm's way. The pegs can be moved into a variety of configurations, allowing the user to place the items on

Pen And Pencil Holder

The Pen and Pencil Holders are triangular finger grips designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand in gripping pencils or pens. These molded soft palstic grips slide onto standard pens or pencils. COLOR: Assorted.

Pen Grip

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with ALS to hold a pen. The Pen grip provided extra strength between thumb and forefinger to enable the user to hold the pen in place and write. The grip is made from a quarter-inch strip of splint plastic that becomes pliable when heated in near boiling water (available at medical supply stores). Each grip needs to be custom shaped (with trial and error) according to the user's gripping style and strength. Each arm of the grip comes arou

Penagain Original

The PenAgain Original is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pen is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. The tip is retractable and the pen is refillable. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches long. COLOR: Assorted pen colors (blue, red, green) with black ink.

Penagain Twist 'n Write Pencil

The PenAgain Twist 'n Write Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Sized specifically for children, the wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pencil is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pencil. The shape reinforces the tripod grasp. A thick, #2 two-millimeter (mm) pencil lead provides for long lasting write-out and never needs sharpening. Twisting the tip exposes mor

Pencil Grip Trainer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities in learning the proper grasp of a pencil for writing tasks. The child uses the ring finger and little finger to hold a small amount of rolled up tissue or putty in the palm of the hand while doing a writing task, promoting the appropriate grasp without verbal reminders. MATERIALS: Putty or tissue and pencil. AUTHOR: Turner, G. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits

Pencil Grip, The

The Pencil Grip is a pencil grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This ergonomic device is designed with applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place fingers in the proper position for gripping. It allows over a 90 percent surface contact with its soft gripping surface.

Pencil Grips

The Pencil Grips are pen and pencil holders designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities, grasping disabilities, and other disabilities of the fingers and hand. These contoured, soft rubber grips aid in holding pens, pencils, slim crayons, standard paint brushes, etc. COLOR: Assorted.

Penfriend Na

Penfriend NA is a word prediction and abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, and learning disabilities. This voice output utility program can be used with almost any word processor program. Every time the user types a letter or letters, the program provides a list of the most likely words which fit those letters. The list appears in a new window, with user-selectable text and background colors. The user picks one of these words by pressin

Penfriend Xl

Penfriend XL is a voice output screen reader, text magnifier, and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia or low vision. The spoken text is transferred automatically to the clipboard where it can be magnified for users with visual impairments. An icon in the clipboard enables the user to switch the screen reading on and off with a single click. Web pages can be read in a variety of European languages with native voices. The program speaks back text as the user write

Penfriend Xl-Na Portable Usb Stick

The Penfriend XL-NA Portable USB Stick is an accessibility software module holding a word prediction, abbreviation expansion, screen reader, and on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, low vision, or upper extremity or other physical disabilities. This unit provides the literacy support features of Penfriend XL-NA for use on an unlimited number of computers, one at time. It requires no installation and can be taken between classrooms, work sites, and other locat

Penny & Giles Rollerball Light

The Penny & Giles Rollerball Light is a track ball designed to provide computer access for individuals with fine motor disabilities. This device features a large, easy-to-roll ball, removable fingerplates to aid in locating buttons, and separate buttons for mouse clicks and drag. A red light indicates that the drag function is in use. When pressure is released, the cursor does not drift off screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. D

Perfit Mouse Optical And Classic Plus (Models Pmo & Pmo5)

The Perfit Mouse Optical, model PMO, and Classic Plus, model PMO5, is a mouse designed for use by people with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. Intended to allow maximum muscle and tendon variation during point and click operations, the both models feature sculpted elevated buttons designed to enable the hand to remain open with the fingers extended in a ready position for quick button activation and to reduce excessive load on the fingertips. The buttons can be programmed to perform s

Perfoma Adjustable Group Therapy Table (Models A370-520, A370-522, A370-524, & A960-72)

The Citadel Adjustable Group Therapy Table is a manual height-adjustable therapy table designed for clinical use. These tables feature height adjustability using a fold-away hand crank, high-pressure laminate tops with radius edges to eliminate sharp edges, and extruded telescoping legs. OPTIONS: Comfort recess. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 27 to 39 inches. The top on model A370-520 is 36x 72 inches. The top on model A370-522 is 30 x 60 inches. The top on model A370-524 is 36 x 48 inches.

Performa Adjustable Hand Therapy Table With Comfort Recess (Model A370527)

The Performa Adjustable Hand Therapy Table with Comfort Recess, model A37052 is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for clinical use. This center-pedestal table has an X-shaped base. Standard features include a comfort recess design for ergonomic positioning and internal gas spring assisted height adjustment. OPTIONS: Casters. DIMENSIONS: The top is 36 x 36 inches, the base is 30 x 30 inches, and the height adjusts from 24 and 36 inches.

Perkins Brailler Straight Extension Keys, One Hand Extension Keys, & Space Bar Extension Key (Models 22-0202-6, 22-0201-8, & 22-0205-9)

The Perkins Brailler Straight Extension Keys, One Hand Extension Keys, and Space Bar Extension Key are braille writer accessories designed to make use of the Perkins Brailler (see separate entries) easier for individuals with limited hand strength and dexterity, including those with the use of only one hand. Extension keys attach to any Perkins Brailler and fold up when not in use to allow the brailler to fit into a carrying case. Straight Extension Keys, model 22-0202-6, reduce the effort requi

Philips Big Button Universal Remote

The Philips Big Button Universal Remote Control is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or upper extremity arthritis. This remote is available in a three-device model that controls television, DVD or VCR, and cable or a four-device model that controls television, DVD, VCR, and cable. Features include big buttons for readability and operability, programming by brand, dedicated menu keys for navigating through the menu that light up, advanced pic

Phubby the Phone Cubby

Phubby the Phone Cubby is designed for use by individuals with or without special needs. It can be used by individuals with intellectual disabilities, limited strength and grasping patterns in their hands. The active wear Phubby with 'touch' technology uses a Lycra / Spandex mesh fabric to allow users to view and operate their cell phone without removing it from the cubby. This allows users to keep their phones strapped to their wrists. The phone can be used without removing it from the case.

Piatnik Deluxe Card Caddy

The Piatnik Deluxe Card Caddy is a playing card holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This holder stands on a table or can be held in the hand and holds up to 25 cards. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8 x 3.5 inches.

Pick & Choose

Pick & Choose is a multi-purpose age appropriate software program modeled after soundboard story books. There are between 1 and 10 choice buttons with pictures or text that can be displayed on a game board at a time. A game can have up to 1,000 choice buttons associated with it. A choice button is pressed by using switches, a touch window, the computer keyboard, or a mouse click. When a choice button is pressed, a reward is presented as a reward picture, reward text, music file, sound effect

Pick-It-Up

The Pick-it-Up is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person from reaching a ball on the ground or in a hole. The tool’s cup can be attached to and detached from the grip stem of a putter grip to pick up the ball. It can also be used to make a straight alignment mark on the ball that will aid the user to putt in the desired direction.

Picture Play Puzzles (Model 1576)

Picture Play Puzzles, model 1576, are puzzles with large pieces designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. Available in two different styles, these puzzles feature a plastic base in the shape of a square, two large plastic hand holds, and large plastic puzzle pieces. One puzzle encourages children to flip the puzzle pieces to form three complete family portraits, and the other encourages them to flip the puzzle pieces to form

Picture This! Picture Switcher

Picture This! Picture Switcher is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, visual, perceptual, and upper extremity disabilities. This program gives children using a single switch grid-style access to the activities of Knockout and Reveal and Flip It and Slider (see separate entries). The package includes a wide range of activities. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or better processor, CD-ROM drive, and W

Pill Dispenser

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited fine motor ability to take pills independently. Made of machined Lexan plastic, this device can be customized to meet the needs of the individual with as many pill dispensing stations as required. The unit consists of a base with a layer of non-slip material bonded to the bottom, a rotating pill-despensing section, and a top. A very fine washer is used between the base and the rotating pill holder layer to allow it to move ea

PillPack

PillPack is an online pharmacy designed for use by individuals who need assistance remembering when and how much of a medication should be taken throughout the day.  Medications come in individual packs organized by date and time.  A shipment automatically arrives on your doorstep every 2 weeks. PillPack arrives in a convenient recyclable dispenser with one easy-to-read label that includes an image of each medication and dosing directions.  Pharmacists manage the refills for clients, to avoid ru

Pilot Dr. Grip Pen

The Pilot Dr. Grip Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This retractable medium-point pen has a soft, wide cushioned grip. The pen uses standard refills. COLOR: A variety of barrel colors are available with black or blue ink.

Pilot Dr. Grip Pencil

The Pilot Dr. Grip Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This mechanical pencil has a soft, wide cushioned grip and an eraser. Lead and eraser refills are available. DIMENSIONS: Fits leads with a diameter of 0.5 or 0.7 millimeter (mm). COLOR: Barrel is black (0.5 mm) or blue (0.7 mm).

Pilot One

The Pilot One is a voice controlled Environmental Control Unit (ECU) designed for use by individuals with limited mobility due to Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injuries or Strokes. Pilot One controls any infrared (IR) device in the home or facility, including TV, cable, satellite, DVD, and new technology remotes such as Roku and Apple TV. Features include, pre-programmed menu structure, IR and X-10 interfaces, voice training with no computer required, graphic display, auditory and visual feedb

Pilot Pro

Pilot Pro is designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis or severe physical disabilities. It allows spoken commands for remote control of numerous devices in multiple environments. Users can control a television, telephone, lights, door systems, and more with simple, intuitive commands like, "TV... On" or "Channel... Up". Pilot Pro is portable and programmable, meeting the needs of users at home, in the office, or within a healthcare facility. It is designed to be

Pistol Grip File Handle (Model F-2)

The Pistol Grip File Handle, model F-2, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This pistol-grip ergonomic handle holds the file (not included) at a right angle to the handle, allowing ergonomically correct positioning of the fingers, hand, and wrist and providing more leverage than standard handles. The handle is equipped with a hole to accept most standard files. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long. WEIGHT: 2.5 ounces.

Pistol Grip With Hose Clamp Set (Model Pgb-1) & Economy Pistol Grip (Model Pg-K)

The Pistol Grip with Hose Clamps Set, model PGB-1, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. This set can be used to create an ergonomic, built-up handle for a variety of tools, including garden tools, paint brushes and more. The set includes one pistol grip, two hose clamps, and a fixed wrench for clamp adjustments. The Economy Pistol Grip, model PG-K, is the pistol grip with holes for hose clamps only but does not include the clamps or fixed

Plastic Bottle Ring Toss

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children use their hand and eye coordination. They will use fine motor skills while grasping the rings. They will use gross motor skills to throw the rings onto the bottle.

Plastic Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model 2038)

The Plastic Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model 2038, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, limited hand dexterity or the use of only one hand. Designed to assist people with dressing by aiding with pulling zippers and fastening buttons, this device features a plastic handle with a button hook one end. At the opposite end is a slim metal hook that slips into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zip

Plastic Multi Opener (Model Ha-4289)

The Plastic Multi Opener, model HA-4289, is a can or bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This device can be used to open aluminum can tabs, as well as twist resalable and pressure sealed bottle caps. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 15 x 145 x 46 millimeters. WEIGHT: 21 grams.

Plastic Plate Guard (Model Ha-4250)

The Plastic Plate Guard, model HA-4250, is a food guard designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, stroke, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This removable plastic plate guard fits tightly around the rim of any circular plate 200 to 300 millimeters in diameter. The edge is curved to help keep food on the plate. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 42 x 150 millimeters. WEIGHT: 33 grams.

Plate & Lid Set

The Plate & Lid Set is a set of partitioned plates designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor, grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Made of microwave- and dishwasher-safe plastic, each plate is divided into three sections and goes from the refrigerator or freezer to microwave to table. The section walls also aid in pushing food onto utensils. Each plate comes with a vented lid. The plates and lids nest for compact storage. COLOR: Assorted.

Playing Card Holder

The Playing Card Holder is a playing card holder designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor or grasping disabilities. This clear acrylic holder holds cards snugly in an upright position. The unit can also be used with recipe cards and instructions. Pencils or small coins can fit on the extended front of the holder. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. WARRANTY: 12 months on parts and labor.

Plug Puller

The Plug Puller is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This compact plastic device is designed to assist individuals with pulling plugs from electrical outlets without grasping. Inserting a finger in each circle of the device and pulling on the handle detaches the plug from the outlet. The device stays attached to the plug until it is cut off. COLOR: Yellow.

Pocketdresser

The PocketDresser is a combination buttonhook, zipper pull, and button aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The device incorporates a large buttonhook, a small buttonhook, a zipper pick, and a closed loop buttoning aid, all of which fold into a pocket-knife-style handle. The zipper pick functions as a zipper pull and can be used to free a burried zipper tab or untie knotted shoelaces. A spring-tensioned design secures the tools to the handle and al

Point-N-Click Virtual Mouse

The Point-N-Click Virtual Mouse is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or disabilities of the fingers and hand. This virtual on-screen mouse is intended for use by individuals who can move a mouse, track ball, or other pointing device, but is unable to click buttons to perform mouse functions. Combined with a virtual on-screen keyboard, this mouse emulator provides the user with access to most Windows-based programs and DOS -based programs that can run w

Pointed Soft-Touch Tweezers

Pointed Soft-Touch Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These tweezers are made of professional grade stainless steel, and they have a wide grip area with a rubberized finish. They feature aligned edges and hand-filed finely tapered pointed tips. COLOR: Red.

Pointscribe

PointScribe is a writing skills training program designed for use by individuals with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This software enables children to trace letters, numbers and shapes on a touch screen using a stylus to learn basic handwriting skills. PointScribe has a preloaded library of block upper case and lower case letters, numbers and shapes, and it is possible to create new shapes to add to the library. It incorporates interactive animation, colors, music and oth

Poker Chip Dispenser

PROTOTYPE --- PURPOSE: To design and construct a poker chip dispenser that eases the stacking and dispersion of chips for an individual with cerebral palsy. A unit with the capacity to hold 240 chips, incorporating slide ramp technology was designed. The unit was required to be mobile, functional, and to fit within a table space of 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Design goals included: 1) minimizing moving parts to ensure function and durability; 2) developing a compact unit to assist in mobility and

Polly Power Grip

The Polly Power Grip is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. This lightweight tool has vise-like jaws that adjust to varying widths and that close by squeezing the handles and open by pulling the handles apart. This device aids in providing a firmer grip with more power for pushing, pulling, picking up, turning, squeezing, or holding. This tool can be used to turn keys; open bottles, tubes, small jars, medicine bottles (including

Poppet Pill Ejector

The Poppet Pill Ejector is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Resembling a small stapler, the unit pops a pill from a blister pack with a squeeze and collects the pill and holds it so multiple pills can be removed from the pack. The unit can then be used to dispense the pills into a pill organizer.

Portable Book Holder (Model 6042)

The Portable Book Holder, model 6042, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Designed to allow pages to be turned easily, this clear unbreakable plastic product folds flat for carrying and storage. This book holder is latex-free and accommodates any size book.

Portable Table

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself portable table for use with an individual with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy who can no longer lift his arms to feed himself. A small table which folds flat was made from a 1/8 inch masonite. Three panels are all of the same width with one slightly longer than the other two. This creates a top for the table with the two other panels being used to fold out as “leg panels”. Small hinges and screws were obtained from a local

Potato / Vegetable Peeler (Model Sw3225)

The Potato/Vegetable Peeler, model SW3225, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This peeler features a latex-free, built-up, non-slip plastic handle that provides a large, soft gripping surface. The peeler also has an oscilating steel blade. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long; diameter of the handle is 1 inch. WEIGHT: 1.5 ounces.

Pouch Clamp (Model 9500)

The Pouch Clamp, model 9500, is an ostomy pouch clamp designed for use by individuals with ostomies. This hinged clamp for drainable ostomy pouches snaps shut and may be used by individuals with limited dexterity.

Power Pill Grinder

The Power Pill Grinder is a pill crusher designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis or individuals with the use of only one hand. This device is intended to eliminate the manual effort of crushing pills. The Power Pill Grinder has a power on/off button, two grinding cavities, a viewing window, and a removable top back cover. The user can insert one pill into each of the grinding cavities, and the pill(s) will be ground into a powder. The powd

Powered Armchair Modification

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted armchair for an adult with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, a disease similar to Muscular Dystrophy, which causes muscle weakness and foot drop, making it difficult to walk. The individual had used a powered lounge chair to watch television. The chair had a remote control which tilted the chair at an angle that would lift the individual forward and hold him into an almost standing position to help him transfer to his walker and

Powered Trigger Mechanism (Model TM100)

The Powered Trigger Mechanism, model TM100, is a trigger activator designed for use by people with fine motor, neuromuscular or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. Designed for use by individuals who are unable to pull the trigger on a firearm, this device has three components: The electric activator that mounts inside a standard trigger guard; the control box that attaches to the stock of the gun with a Velcro strap; and a suction tube that extends from the control

Powergear Large Pruner

The PowerGear Large Pruner is a pruner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or fine motor, grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This pruner is specifically designed to fit large to medium sized hands comfortably. It are made with patented gearing technology that multiplies force in the middle of the cut where resistance is greatest, making cutting three times easier than with traditional single-pivot tools. Features include bypass-style precision steel bla

Powergear Lopper

The PowerGear Lopper is a long-handled tree pruner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or limited hand strength. This lopper features a patented gearing mechanism to multiply cutting force near the middle of the cut where resistance is greatest, making cutting easier than single-pivot loppers. A precision-ground bypass blade style stays sharp and resists rusting, and a low-friction coating makes cuts even easier. The lightweight, e

Powergear Pruner (Model 387361)

The PowerGear Pruner, model 387361, is a pruner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or fine motor, grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This pruner is made with patented gearing technology that multiplies force in the middle of the cut where resistance is greatest, making cutting three times easier than with traditional single-pivot tools. It has bypass-style precision steel blades that stay sharp and resist rust through a low-friction coating that allows

Powerlink 4 Control Unit

The PowerLink 4 Control Unit is a control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit enables switch users to control up to two electrical appliances with single switches. Six modes of control allow the user to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on. The unit accepts any single switch, including AbleNet’s Big or Jelly Beamer wireless switches (see separate entries). The unit is se

Prang Freart Large Drawing Chalks

The Prang Freart Large Drawing Chalks are drawing chalks designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Intended for use on paper or sidewalks, this chalk has an over-sized round shape for easier gasping. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 1 inches. COLOR: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, black, white, red orange, yellow green, and red violet.

Prang Large Triangular Colored Pencils

Prang Large Triangular Colored Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These pencils have smooth, highly-blendable 5.5 millimeter cores, making them useful for shading large areas. They have an ergonomic large-size triangular shape for ease of grasping and to prevent rolling. The pencils are pre-sharpened and encased in real wood with a high gloss finish. A sharpener is included with each set.

Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles

The Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles are threaded sewing needles designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or limited dexterity. Designed to eliminate the need to manually thread needles, these sewing needles are packaged in a kit that contains 10 pre-threaded needles with 10 different thread colors, one safety pin and two buttons. The needles can be re-used as standard sewing needles when the thread runs out.

Premo Teeny Weenie Tongs

The Premo Teeny Weenie Tongs are a fine motor training kit designed for use with children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. These deluxe strawberry tongs serve as a pre-scissor and finger grasp skill training tool. Features include ribbed finger grips and an adjustable finger guard that keeps index fingers or thumbs in place.

Preschool Puzzler (Model 7131)

The Preschool Puzzler, model 7131, is a three-sided puzzle with large pieces designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. The child must match plastic pieces to the corresponding hole by color or shape before the timer on top runs out. If all three sides are not complete and the timer is not stopped in time, the puzzle flips open and the pieces fly off. Puzzle pieces come in the shape of a heart, star, moon, square, duck, bear, a

Preso Matic Double Combination Lock (Models Dc9101, Dc9102Lt, & Dc9200)

Preso Matic Double Combination Lock, models DC9101, DC9102LT, & DC9200, is a keyless door lock designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These mechanically operated 4- or 7-digit combination locks are for in-or-out swing doors. Models DC9101 and DC9102LT are manually-locking deadbolt locks with a hardened steel free turning bolt. Model DC9200 is an automatic locking deadlatch lock with a hardened steel throw spring deadlatch bolt. DIMENSIONS: 5/8 inch bolt pro

Preso Matic Keyless Entry Lock (Models 8101, Lt8102, 8200, & 8200A)

Preso Matic Keyless Entry Lock, models 8101, LT8102, 8200, and 8200A, is a keyless door lock designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These mechanical keyless entry door locks are operated by pushbutton combination. The keypad has 10 pushbuttons, operated by pressing a 4 or 7 digit combination. The lock unlocks automatically when last digit is pressed. No knobs to turn or twist. Unlocks on the interior by pressing the unlock button. Models 8200 and 8200A have a d

Princeton Children's Brush

The Princeton Children's Brush is an easy grasp paint brushes designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available with flat or round brush shapes, these brushes can be used with acrylics, oils, and tempera paint. These natural bristle brushes feature large handles that are designed to be easy to grasp.

Propel Paddle Adaptations

ProPel paddle adaptations is designed for use by individuals with use of one arm due to an amputation or neurological impairment, which allows the user to paddle using one arm. An armband on the forearm creates an attachment point that releases instantly when you let go of the paddle. The hand/forearm/paddle adaptation forms the power triangle that maximizes your power and control while only using one arm. Adjusts easily and fits any paddle.

Provale‚Ñ¢ Cup

The Provale™ Cup for Stroke and Dysphagia Patients, model RM058T, is a drinking cup designed for use by persons who had a stroke or patients who have dysphagia or individuals who have trouble swallowing. These cups deliver “small swallows®" of thin liquids with every drinking motion. This reduces risk of liquid aspiration, commonly known as “going down the wrong pipe.” Preset the portion of liquid dispensed from 3 milliliters to 15 milliliters. Ergonomic handle for secure grip. good nose cut to

Providence Spillproof Container Independence Two Handle Plastic Mug, Model PSC49

Providence Spillproof Container Independence Two Handle Plastic Mug is designed for people with fine motors disabilities and tremors. It has crystal clear construction which allows the contents to be seen at all times. It is a drinking cup designed to be easily picked up and held. It has a wide base which makes it easy to set down without tipping or spilling and comes with two specialty lids to suit every need.

Psychedilic Hippo (Model 899)

The Psychedilic Hippo, model 899, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, the hippo walks, growls, wags its tail. POWER: Uses two C batteries (not included). COLOR: Varies.

Purrfect Gripper Easy Grip Jar And Bottle Opener

The PurrFect Gripper Jar and Bottle Opener is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This opener is made of thermoplastic elastomer and nylon and features a cat-shaped head at one end designed to fit around the twist top of water or soda bottles to aid in opening them. The body end of this cat-shaped opener is flexible and designed to fit around jar lids of all sizes. Other features include a serrated packaging cutter b

Push And See Giraffe (Model 1435)

The Push and See Giraffe, model 1435, is a switched operated toy designed for use by children with neurological, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. The giraffe is activated by three different actions - activating a connected capability switch (required but not included) initiates fun sounds and tunes; pushing down on the giraffe’s tail starts the spinning kaleidoscope patterns; or spinning the giraffe’s head results in a clacking sound. The toy has a sturdy base with s

Push And Spin Box

The Push and Spin Box is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This box encourages children to push, pull, spin, and flip, developing a range of reach and grasp patterns with the whole hand or a single finger. The brightly-colored items on the box create a variety of sounds and movements.

Push Button Heater Control Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with rheumatoid arthritis to operate the lighting controls of a space heater. In order to light the space heater, two recessed buttons needed to be depressed simultaneously and held for several seconds. A tool was fashioned from the handles cut from a stroller. A wooden block with a slightly rounded end was glued into each handle. The user blaces the rounded blocks against the buttons while grasping the handles and using her body weight to pres

Pushkey (Model 2650)

The PushKey, model 2650, is a simplified operation padlock designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited finger dexterity or finger strength. This lock requires no turning of the key. To operate the lock, the user inserts the key, lets go, and pulls down on the ergonomically-designed lock body to open. The flared lock body provides an easy grip and requires less than five pounds of of pull down force. The key has a large key head designed to simplify gripping and insert

Puzzle Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself puzzle board for a child with severe disabilities. This puzzle board enables the child to complete puzzles with the board placed vertically in front of him. A foam board is covered with a piece of flannel using a hot glue gun or another strong adhesive. It is important that the flannel be pulled very tightly. Then the puzzle pieces are adapted using ultra-thin Velcro. A small piece of Velcro is attached to the back of each puzzle piece (jus

Puzzle Keyboard

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a computer keyboard with keys that can be arranged according to the user's preferences allowing greater flexibility in using a keyboard for people with upper extremity disabilities or the use of only one hand. The Puzzle Keyboard is composed of keys that can all be separated and rearranged so that it is infinitely adaptable to the design and layout required by each user. Keyboard layouts can be angled for better ergonomics and wrist posi

Pvc Pencil Holder

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a pencil holder from PVC for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. First, drill a quarter-inch hole into a PVC tee at the center where all angles meet. Second, assemble the pencil holder by attaching a PVC tee to each end of a PVC nipple. Third, thread the thumb screw into the drilled hole. Fourth, place pencil, marker or paint brush into the tee and tighten with the thumb screw until secure. MATERIALS: Two half-inch PVC pressure tee connect

Pvc Pencil Holder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to hold a pen, pencil, paint brush, or similar item. To make this device, drill a quarter-inch hole into the center of one of the PVC Tees. Assemble the pencil holder by attaching a PVC Tee to each end of the PVC Nipple. The parts may be threaded and will screw together. Thread the thumbscrew into the drilled hole. Place pencil, marker or paintbrush into the Tee and tighten with the thumbscrew until se

Quantum Grip Basic One-Glove System

The Quantum Grip Basic One-Glove System is a golf grip and glove system designed to assist individuals with grip impairments in one hand play golf. This system, which is helpful for those who need to be in contact with the club at all times, comes with a left or right handed Quantum Grip glove (depending on whether the golfer is left or right handed), and a Quantum Grip Half-Spiral Grip. The Half-Spiral Grip is intended to help improve the golfer’s gripping power, increase club head speed and co

Quantum Grip Basic Two-Glove System

The Quantum Grip Basic Two-Glove System is a golf grip and glove system designed to assist individuals with grip impairments in both hands play golf. This system, which helps keep golfers in contact with the club at all times, comes with left and right handed Quantum Grip gloves, and a Quantum Grip Full Spiral Grip. The Full Spiral Grip is intended to help improve the golfer’s gripping power, increase club head speed and control, eliminate slippage, and reduce shock in the club. The Basic Two-Gl

Quick Bib

The Quick Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, or upper extremity disabilities or limited motion due to health or space issues. The Quick Bib is designed for use without the need for snaps, ties, or hook and loop closures. This bib is made with a flexible injection molded “C” shaped ring sewn into the collar. This flexible “C” ring collar slides on from the front allowing the user to position it without having to reach around the neck. Other features include a built-in pock

Quick Peeler

The Quick Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The soft rubber top slides over the user's finger, providing a safe, stable grip. The stainless steel blade underneath peels fruits and vegetables, eliminating slips and nicks. This device is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: Assorted.

Quintet

The Quintet is a music synthesizer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device offers a selection of 128 different instruments and enables users to play and record their own songs. The device can be used as a solo instrument or played in a group situation. The unit is operated by five connected Buddy Switches (included; see also separate entry). Each switch can be assigned a different instrument. Controls include an on/o

R/c Joystick Extension

The R/C Joystick Extension is a handle extension for joystick designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to operate any device with a joystick controller. This device consists of a metallic tube that fits over a joystick and is fastened in place using a set screw that is secured using a .0625 inch Allen wrench. SIZES: Available in lengths of 3 and 4 inches. OPTION: The .0625 inch Allen wrench necessary for installation is available with the R/C Joystick Extension for an a

Rabbit Corkscrew

The Rabbit Corkscrew is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This device opens any wine bottle, including those with wide mouths or with crumbling corks. To use, grasp the bottle's neck with the rubberized, ergonomically-shaped gripping handles and pull the top handle down. This causes the eflon-coated corkscrew to burrow into the cork; pushing the handle back up slides the cork out. Moving the handle again ejects the cork from the corkscrew. The unit is mad

Rainbow Maker

The Rainbow Maker is an auditory and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with neurological disabilities. The child grasps the clear tube at the top and the bottom and turns it upside down to send multi-colored beads falling, creating the sound of gently falling rain and creating a prism of color as the beads fall through the colored barriers.

Rainbow Numbers

Rainbow Numbers are a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. The base is equipped with five numbered large pegs, each with the capacity to hold the number of color-coded wooden shapes indicated by the number. The set inclludes 15 wooden pieces in five shapes. DIMENSIONS: The base is 10 x 3.25 x 4 inches. COLOR: The wooden pieces come in five colors.

Rainbow Shapes

Rainbow Shapes are a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. The blocks have openings in the center that correspond to the five geometrically shaped pegs on the half-moon shaped base. DIMENSIONS: The base is 10 x 5 x 2 inches.

Raised Table Surface

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- Description: A raised, horizontal work surface, exactly the same size and shape as the lap tray or the cut-out desk that it is placed on. PURPOSE: To improve sitting posture and arm control during functional table-top tasks, for certain students who have severely increased tone, very low muscle tone, and/or severe muscle weakness. A student who requires a raised table surface often also benefits from using a lap tray or cut-out-desk so the arms are fully sup

Rami

Rami is designed for children for use by children with visual perceptual, neurological and fine motor disabilities. It is a motivating way to exercise and improve ocular motor skills of visual tracking and scanning, visual endurance, and eye-hand coordination.  Children are in control of all the switches that move all the levers that control access to all the pathways of this colorful maze game. Move gates correctly and the colored marbles will fall into the matching colored slot. Miss a gate an

Range Knob Turner

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities or grasping disabilities to turn a stove on and off. To adapt existing knobs, drill two small holes in the stove knob and in a short dowel. Line up the holes in the dowel with the holes in the knobs and secure the dowel with screws. A similar effect can be achieved by drilling a quarter-inch hole through the knob and inserting a short quarter-inch diameter dowel in the hole. MATERIALS: Dowel. TOOLS: Drill.

Rapper Snappers (Model W6381)

The Rapper Snappers is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. When bent these brightly colored accordion-like plastic tubes stretch, bend, and make weird sounds. They are feather-light and the user can twist and bend them into countless shapes and listen to their fascinating sounds. They come in a set of nine randomly colored, interlocking lengths. DIMENSIONS: Each length measures 14 inches (36cm) collapsed and 54 inches (137cm) extended.

RC100 - Reel Cranker Hand Device Right Hand Finger without wrist support

This is the Reel Cranker Hand Device is designed for use by individuals who enjoy fishing with limited fine motor strength and grasping abilities associated with nerve injuries, stroke or arthritis.  It is designed to give the user the ability to slide the tube over the handle of the reel and easily reel the fish in. 

RC150 - Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger without wrist support

Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger (without additional wrist support) is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and limited grasping abilities associated with arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries.  This device allows the user to slide the tube over the handle of the reel and easily reel the fish in.

RC250 - Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger with wrist support

Reel Cranker Hand Device Left Hand Finger with wrist support is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and limited grasping abilities associated with arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries.  This device allows the user to slide the tube over the handle of the reel and easily reel the fish in.

Reach Interface Author

The REACH Interface Author is an on-screen keyboard, word prediction, and software authoring program designed to increase computer accessibility for people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. REACH includes a variety of on-screen keyboards; word prediction with four vocabulary settings from 7,000 to 45,000 words, as well as customizable user dictionaries; two built-in augmentative communication systems, including one with a system of more than 120 "speech

Reach Scan Plus

REACH Scan Plus is an on-screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities who use scanning programming. REACH Scan Plus is a software bundle that includes the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry), the Smart Keys and Smart Lists add-ons for REACH (see entries for REACH with Smart Keys and REACH with Smart Lists), and ScanBuddy mouse emulator (see separate entry). This bundle enables individuals using switch scanning input because

Reading Tray

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book open in front of a reader who is a wheelchair user with weakness of the hands. The unit is made of two rectangles of Lexan plastic measuring approximately 14 x 20 inches, hinged at the bottom. The height and angle are adjustable. The book support shelf is about 2 inches up from the bottom of the unit. It is bonded to the supports, but can be screwed in place from the back. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com. REF: The

Receive Micro

Receive Micro is a designed for user’s who have difficulty using their hands and fingers to “touch” or “swipe” the screen on the Android tablet. The Receive Micro provides access to most tablets (e.g. Nexus, Sony, Motorola etc.) with micro-USB sockets. Not compatible with Android Tablets without a powered USB port such as the Kindle Fire. It provides wireless connection of any SimplyWorks transmitters (it-Switch, it-Roll, it-Stick, it-Keys) with a range in excess of 10 meters. The Receive Mic

Recorder Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for a child with cerebral palsy to play the recorder. A two-part holder was creared using clear acrylic. The first part of the holder was a column of two-millimeter wide acrylic disks joined by a thin strip of acrylic. Each disk has a hole in the center, varying slightly in size to adjust for the instrument's tapered shape, creating frets about eight millimeters in diameter to guide the player's fingers. The finger guide was nounted on a stand with

Reeboundnet Kit

The ReeBoundNet Kit is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children 13 years of age and older and adults with fine motor or neurological disabilities. The Kit includes one net on a large square frame that is wide enough for two-player use or activity stations at one time. The users can hit the net target with bean bags and balls in any eye-hand coordination activity program. The net has one fixed bounce-back angle designed for maximum returns; however, the bounce-back angle can

Reflex 8 Inch Chefs Knife (Model Aa5245)

The Reflex 8” Chefs Knife, model AA5245, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand and arm strength. The smooth edged reflex handle gives the user more ease in cutting. DIMENSIONS: 8 inch smooth edge.

Reid PikStik TelescoPik Reacher, Model T3044

Reid PikStik TelescoPik Reacher is designer for people with fine motors, upper extremity, and grasping disabilities. It comes with a turn of the locking collar on the shaft. It intended to be durable, safe, and lightweight that makes it an aid to reach objects. It has an adjustable length from 30 inches to 44 inches that adapts to the need of the user. 

Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier With Wooden Frame Table

The Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier with Wooden Frame Table is designed for use by people with blind or low vision. It allows for hands free use and magnifies 3x the size of whatever it’s over. Collapsible, wooden frame. Portable.

Reizen Talking Alarm Clock With Time And Temperature

The Reizen Talking Alarm Clock with Time and Temperature is a voice output alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision and people with upper extremity, fine motor and neurological. This clock has a liquid crystal display (LCD) and a voice announcement of the time and temperature on demand and hourly. The hourly announcement can occur throughout the day or for only 16 hours each day (7 am to 10 pm). The announcement can be activated by a soft touch on the top

Reminiscence Tactile Squares - Gardening

Reminiscence Tactile Squares – Gardening is designed for sensory exploration as well as for encouraging interaction and motor skills. These squares provide tactile and visual input, as well as offering shared and individual activities with a memory and nostalgia focus.

Remote Control Light Switch (Model 351928)

The Remote Control Light Switch, model 351928, is a lighting control system designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This system consists of a wireless remote control double rocker switch and two receivers that plug into standard outlets. One receiver takes a 3-prong plug, the other a 2-prong polarized plug. Plugging a lamp, coffeemaker, or other small appliance (up to 300 watts) into the receiver enables the user to operate the device by flipping the remote

Remote Control Outlet (Set Of 3)

The Remote Control Outlet (Set of 3) is a lighting control system designed for use by individuals with mobility or fine motor disabilities. This system is useful for operating small electrical appliances such as lamps, etc. for instant light at night, or where the electric plug socket is located in a difficult to reach place. It works on virtually any electrical device that can be plugged into a standard outlet. This set includes three plug-in receivers and two hand-held remote controls. With a

Rhythm Stick Kit

The Rhythm Stick Kit is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. The kit allows each student to work with one to two sticks for maximum fun and improvement of eye-hand coordination skills. The kit includes 24 natural wood sticks (dowels), instructions, objectives and lessons with over 50 one- or two-stick eye-hand activities. One 24-stick Kit serves a class of twelve students. DIMENSIONS: Sticks are 12 inches long x 5/8 inch in diameter. COLOR:

Rib-It-Ball

The Rib-It-Ball is a large textured ball designed for use by children with low vision or fine motor, grasping, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This lightweight ball consists of an air bladder encased in denier nylon with Velcro closures. Nylon-covered closed-cell-foam ribs on the ball's surface aid in grasping and throwing and prevent the ball from rolling out of reach. High-contrast colors aid in visibility. DIMENSIONS: 14, 18, or 30 inches in disameter.

Ribbon Bands

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with limited fine motor and grasping skill participate in gross motor play with ribbon. The children can slip the bands over their hands instead of using their hands to grasp and hold a narrow stick. MATERIALS: 1 1/2 yards of colored ribbon any length, about 6 to 7 inches of 1/2 inch elastic band for each band. DIRECTIONS: 1.Take a yard and a half of ribbon and cut into two uneven lengths. 2.Place the ribbon on the inside of the ela

Rifton Dynamic Stander

The Rifton Dynamic Stander is a mobile prone stander that provides independence and standing mobility for individuals who use wheelchairs. Additionally, the mobile stander helps strengthen one's motor skills so a user can progress toward independent standing.

Right-Line Paper And Stop-Go Right-Line Paper (Models 90B10W, 90B10N & 90B10S)

Right-Line and Stop-Go Right-Line Paper is writing paper with raised lines designed for use by people who have difficulty staying within the lines of other writing paper such as individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or vision impairment. Both papers are printed on white stock. Right-Line paper has raised lines superimposed on printed green lines to allow the user to feel the line. Stop-Go Right-Line has red and green printed lines, with the raised line superimposed on the r

Ring Pull Can Opener

The Ring Pull Can Opener is a ring top opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The user grasps the handle of this "J" shaped device, and slips a ring top can tab into the slot at the opener's curved end. With the tab in the slot, the user places the curve of the opener on the can's top and rocks back, away from the tab, pulling the can open. This device is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: 5inches long.

Ringbow

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a computer mouse alternative for individuals with fine motor disabilities and other disabilities the restrict the use of the hand. The Ringbow is a ring worn on the user’s finger that operates as a mouse letting the user control the touch functions for a touchscreen computer. The Ringbow works with the touchscreen electronic tablet technology allowing the device to know which finger is touching the display. With the Ringbow on, the user

Robo-Tar

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a device that allows individuals with fine motor skill or upper extremity disabilities to play the guitar using a series of foot pedals. Robo-tar is a device that attaches to the neck of a standard guitar and actuates chords electronically using a series of pedals. The Robo-tar allows individuals to play the guitar with only one hand (strumming) and the use of one foot to control the appropriate chords. It is intended to reduce the learn

Robotic Locker Opener

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a powered, remotely operated door opener for a high school locker for a student with muscular dystrophy. A pair of seniors, Micah Stuhldreher and Wyatt Smrcka, in a robotics class at Pinckney Community High School in Michigan used their school's resources to build a device that allows their classmate with muscular dystrophy to open his locker using a remote control from his wheelchair. Working with their robotics teacher, they fabricated moving parts a

Rock Band Drum Kit Modification

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To provide a do-it-yourself adaptation for an individual with mobility issues to play the drum kit featured as part of the Rock Band video game. As a wheelchair user, the individual was disappointed that she could not disable the kick pedal feature on the drums within the game. First, cut the two RCA connectors off the “Y” end of the cable and strip away about ½ inch of the insulation to reveal the copper writing (be sure to leave the 3.5 millimeter i

Rock’n Roller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a motorized sensory platform for a high school student with shaken baby syndrome to allow her to enjoy movement and music independently. The young woman has severe cognitive, visual, and physical disabilities and poor muscle coordination. She can only voluntarily control her head and right hand. She spent most of her time in a manual wheelchair and was unable to propel herself. Her teachers were unable to give her constant 1-on-1 attenti

Rocker Knife (Model Ha-4190)

The Rocker Knife, model HA-4190, is a rocker knife with a builit-up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilitiies. The rounded knife blade utilizes a rocking motion to aid in cutting. DIMENSIONS: 210 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 82 grams.

Rocking Teapot

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation which allows users with dexterity and fine motor skill disabilities use a teapot safely and easily. The Rocking Teapot is a beautifully crafted porcelain teapot and wooden/chrome tipping stand. Individuals with weak and/or numb hands can pour a cup of tea from a heavy teapot safely. Future modifications could include the ability to heat the water in teapot whilst still sitting in its stand, thus removing the challenge

Roll & Rhyme Melody Block

The Roll & Rhyme Block is a battery-operated toy designed for use by infants and toddlers with cognitive, fine motor, or vision disabilities. This soft block introduces rhymes, rhythms, animal names and colors. Set the mode so that each side of the block plays a melody from a different musical style: African, Hawaiian, Caribbean, Asian, Latin, classical. Changing the mode enables the child to hear a new rhyme on each side of the block. Tactile activities -- a lion with a crinkly mane, a fish

Roll-Up Keyboard

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create an inexpensive roll-up keyboard for an individual with disabilities. Using a screwdriver deconstruct a USB keyboard, removing the keyboard’s membrane switch pad and control board. The membrane consists of three separate layers tacked together. Using the rubber pad, plate nuts and bolts reassemble the membrane to the control board, making sure that the traces of the membrane line up with the traces on the control board. If the keyboard had a

Roller Ii Joystick

The Roller II Joystick is a joystick designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. It has three buttons and three switch ports with matched color coding. It has a USB connector with a PS2 adapter. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible and Apple Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: USB or PS2 port.

Roller Ii Trackball

The Roller II Trackball is a track ball designed for use byindividuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. It has colored buttons to make it easier for the user to identify and select the correct button to press. It has three switch ports for attaching switches to replace the buttons. The switch sockets are color coded. A keyguard prevents inadvertent button presses. The keyguard is easily removed if not needed. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computers and Apple Mac

Rollermouse Classic

The RollerMouse Classic is a mouse emulator designed for people with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The RollerMouse Classic features a cylindrical rollerbar, three buttons and a scroll wheel to perform all of the functions of a standard mouse. The rubber-coated steel rollerbar rotates to move the mouse pointer vertically, and it slides horizontally to move the mouse pointer in the same direction. The rollerbar can be clicked, and the click force for the rollerbar is adjustable. The

Rollermouse Pro

The RollerMouse PRO is a mouse emulator designed for use by people with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The RollerMouse PRO features a cylindrical rollerbar, five buttons, and a scroll wheel to perform all of the functions of a standard mouse. The rubber-coated steel rollerbar rotates to move the mouse pointer vertically, and it slides horizontally to move the mouse pointer in the same direction. There are two narrow buttons immediately below the rollerbar that function as the left

Rolyan 9-Hole Peg Test Kit (Model A8515)

The Rolyan 9-Hole Peg Test, model A851-5, is a fine motor training kit and eye hand coordination activity designed for use by people with fine motor and manual dexterity disabilities. The one-piece design features a molded dish next to the 9-hole peg board so the reach is always the same. A stopwatch is included for administering the test. All pieces can be cleaned with a disinfectant. POWER: The stopwatch uses the included battery. Replacement batteries are available. OPTIONS: Replacement pegs

Rolyan Complex Form Board (Model A4161)

The Rolyan Complex Form Board, model A4161, is a form board dedsigned for use with people with low vision or neurological or cognitive disabilities. The board includes comes with 12 plastic shapes (heart, cross, circle, star, square, etc.) to place on the conforming mold of the form board. The board is useful for testing and training form constancy, position in space, shape recognition, and sequencing, in addition to teaching compensatory techniques for loss of visual field. DIMENSIONS: Form bo

Rolyan Multi-Functional Work Station (Model A4741)

The Rolyan Multi-Functional Work Station, model A4741, is a work simulator designed to simulate multiple jobs and to increase the body's whole range of motion, strength, coordination and endurance for individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. The work station can be configured in 21 therapeutic arrangements by the user, depending on the skill level desired. It is engineered to help increase user tolerance for operating in a confined work space, performing overhead work, kneeling and b

Rolyan Pipe Tree (Model A4143)

The Rolyan Pipe Tree, model A414-3, is a finger and hand exerciser as well as a fine motor training kit designed for bilateral coordination and problem solving. The kit consists of 31 pieces of PVC pipe that fit together to form a pipe tree. Four suction cups secure the base of the kit to the work surface. The kit is self-contained, accomodates all the piping for convenient storage and can be cleaned with a disinfectant. DIMENSIONS: Pipe pieces are 0.5 inch in diameter.

Rolyan Resistive Prehension Bench (Model A19610)

The Rolyan Resistive Prehension Bench, model A196-10, is a finger exerciser and a progressive resistive arm exerciser designed to increase muscle strength and endurance for individuals with limited hand and finger strength and mobility. It can be used for both single-handed and bilateral activities. The bench resembles a chess board on legs and is made of heavy-duty aluminum to hold up to constant use. Protuding vertically from the surface are 36 springs topped with four different knob styles. T

Rolyan Semi-Circular Peg Board (Model A4057)

The Rolyan Semi-Circular Peg Board is a finger, hand, and arm exerciser designed for use with individuals with hand injuries, neurological involvement, or orthopedic injuries. Positioned on a table or mat, the peg board can be used to increase upper extremity range of motion, strength, coordination and endurance, and to improve cognitive and visual skills. The plastic board consists of three semi-circular tiers that hold 43 pegs. All parts are plastic and washable. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): The board

Rolyan Thermoplastic Hand Cone (Model 1499)

The Rolyan Thermoplastic Hand Cone, model 1499, is a hand cone designed to aid in the positioning and stretching of hands for people who have had a stroke or who have with little or no hand function. The cone is preformed to fit most hands and includes a strap. The thermoplastic can be molded when heated for a custom fit. DIMEMSIONS: 4.25 inches high.

Rolyan Vertical Ring Tree (Model A4142)

The Rolyan Vertical Ring Tree, model A5152, is an arm exerciser, eye hand coordination exerciser and perceptual training activity designed to improve range of motion, manipulation, endurance and sequencing. The kit consists of a base, six vertical rods of varying height and width, and a set of 12 corresponding rings for each rod. The kit can be disassembled and conveniently packed into the covered base for storage. OPTIONS: A set of 72 additional rings is available. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): The base

Rotato Express

The Rotato Express is an electric vegetable peeler designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The unit can be used to peel a variety of vegetables. The user centers the food on the unit’s bottom spokes and presses gently, then lowers the upper section so that it grasps the food and holds it securely. With the height adjustable lever, the user raises the cutter arm so it rests on top of the food to be peeled, and presses the button. This unit has two st

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray (Model 912B)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a C-shaped recessed cracker well. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacemen

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray With Green Marble Inlay (Model 912Mg)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a round marble inlay to help keep cheese cool and firm. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceabl

Round Elastic Shoelaces (Model Da-5122)

The Round Elastic Shoelaces, model DA-5122, are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. These shoe laces never need tying; once placed in shoes, they allow the shoes to be used as slip-ons. The laces are designed to have no pressure points and to allow natural movement. DIMENSIONS: 140 centimeters long. WEIGHT: 15 grams. COLORS: Blue, brown, black, or white.

Round Scoop Dish (Model 1544)

The Round Scoop Dish, model 1544, is designed to assist people with upper extremity disabilities in getting food on to utensils. Made of extra-thick melamine plastic, the dish features a heavy-duty, reinforced rim and a non-skid base. A groove in the front lip may be used to rest utensils or as a location notch for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This dish is dishwasher safe up to 180 degrees. The dish contains no BPA, phthalates or latex. DIMENSIONS: The dish is 9 inches in diamet

Royal & Langnickel Soft Grip Golden Taklon Brush Sets

The Royal & Langnickel Soft Grip Golden Taklon Brush Sets are easy grasp paint brushes designed for use by seniors or individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Durable Golden Taklon stands up to classroom and personal use and works well with acrylics, watercolor, and tempera. The handles are made of thick acrylic and have a soft rubber grip, making them easy to hold. These brushes are available in several sets. The Beginner Set of 5 contains five short handle brushes

Rubber Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model A720301)

The Rubber Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model A720301, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the rubber handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSIONS: The handle has a diameter of 0.75 inch.

Rummy Stand

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable seniors and individuals with fine motor disabilities or arthritis to play a rummy tile game. The tiles of the Rummy-O game were large enough to handle, but the holders that displayed and supported a hand of tiles proved unstable and the legs tended to fall off or collapse. New holders were fashioned of wood and a triangular support was fastened to the back of each holder to support it at an angle. The holders were painted and a piece of PVC plastic was attac

Rx Opener

The Rx Opener is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed to allow blister packaged medication to be opened easily and safely, this device features a polypropylene handle with a surgical grade 420 stainless steel blade, and a handle that can be customized to include names or logos. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6.6 x 1.9 x 0.8 inches. The opener can be used with medication packages measuring 0.5 inches wide or less. WEIGHT: 7

Saeboreach

SaeboReach is designed to assist individuals to regain their ability to maximize arm and hand function following a neurological event such as a stroke. The custom fabricated above-elbow cuff, as well as the dynamic elbow extension system, allows patients to incorporate their elbow for functional reach during grasp and release activities. The SaeboReach orthosis, along with repetitive, task oriented activities, is a highly effective strategy for maximizing arm and hand recovery.

Safe Edge Can Opener

The Safe Edge Can Opener is a manual can opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or dexterity disabilities or arthritis. This can opener opens from the top rather than the side, eliminating sharp edges and preventing lids from falling into the can. Designed for left- or right-handed use, this once-around opener has a large non-slip rubber handle. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Santoku Quadknife

The Santoku Quadknife is an adapted kitchen knife specifically designed for quadriplegics or other people with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. The Santoku Quadknife is available in Lightweight and Heavy Duty models, and both models are available for the right or left hand in a range of custom sizes. Made with aluminum and stainless steel, the Santoku Quadknife attaches to the user's arm with a forearm cuff and a U-shaped bracket that fits over the palm and bac

Sarah Bra

The Sarah Bra is a bra designed for wear by women with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This bra has a pull-on shirt design with a loose-fitting bottom band and front adjustment with rings attached to adjustable draw straps. The inward set shoulder straps are height adjustable. Made of Naturexx material that transfers moisture away from the body, the bra provides full back coverage to reduce pressure on a small area and a Powerknit back and strap system provides support. SIZES: Women's

Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, & Latch Timer Saucer Switch (Models 718, 718-A, & 718-X)

The Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, and Latch Timer Saucer Switch, models 718, 718-A, and 718-X, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. The Saucer Switch (model 718) is activated with just a light touch. The Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch (model 718-A) allows the user to adjust the pressure from approximately 0.5 to 32 ounces and has a small LED lamp that glows when the switch is act

Savant Elite Foot Switches

Savant Elite Foot Switches is a family of programmable USB foot switches designed for use by individuals with limited use of the upper extremities to access computer programs. The Savant Elite Foot Switches are available in single, dual, and triple foot switch configurations. It connects to virtually any computer with an available USB port.

Say Hi Aac

Say Hi iPad augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application is designed for users with limited movement or challenged dexterity. Allows users to use iPad for basic communication (wants, needs, emotions, etc.) without having to physically touch the iPad touchscreen. The program works by installing Say Hi! AAC on iPad and creating pages with groups of words or phrase boxes. A page can contain up to nine boxes and a box can have any combination of words, phrases, pictures, or recorded

Scanbuddy

ScanBuddy is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injuries. This program enables people using a switch scanning input method to perform mouse functions (click, double click, drag, right-button click, right-button double click, right-button drag, scroll, Shift Key + either button, Control Key + either button, and pulse click) anywhere on the display. ScanBuddy is designed to work with the REACH In

Schlage Levers

Schlage Levers are door handle levers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Levers are available in eight different styles (Accent, Avanti, Callington, Champagne, Elan, Flair, Jazz, or St. Annes) and 10 different finishes to fit the user's home decor. The same unit can be used as either a right- or left-hand lever. OPTIONS: Elan or Jazz style lever on keypad lockset. COLOR: Bright brass, antique brass, satin nickel, bright chrome, satin chrome, antique pewter,

Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator

The Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator is a large display calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. It features a high- contrast liquid crystal (LCD) display in a rugged, portable case. The positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. A large print owners manual is included. POWER: Uses lithium-ion battery or standard current. A co

Scooper Dish With Non-Skid Foam Base

The Scooper Dish with Non-Skid Foam Base is a scoop dish designed for children and adults with limited muscle control in the upper extremities or the use of only one hand. The contoured lip can be used to push the food onto cutlery without it spilling out of the dish. The bottom of the dish has a non-skid base to keep it in place.

Scooper Plate With Suction Cup Base

The Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base is a scoop dish designed for us by children and adults with limited upper extremity muscle control or the use of only one hand. The high rim and reverse curve aid in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling. The bottom of the dish has a rubber suction base to prevent skidding and keeps the plate in place. DIMENSIONS: 6.75 inches in diameter

Scramble Scoop

The Scramble Scoop is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that would prevent a person from being able to reach and pick up a golf ball off of the ground. The Scramble Scoop features an aluminum telescoping handle which can extend up to 35 inches and a net which slices beneath a golf ball with an angled edge. It allows the user to pick up balls without bending or stooping while standing on the ground or sitting

Seam Lite

The Seam Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with ripping out seams and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (included). Replacement batteries are available.

Seat For Swimming Pool

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a seat for the swimming pool for a child with cerebral palsy. A pool chair was made based on a previous TADNSW adaptation (Bath Chair)—made from PVC pressure pipe and outdoor furniture fabric. The seat is mounted on a frame which has four sections. The seat section is secured with large suction cups which attach to the tiled step inside the pool, and below this are smaller ones which attach to the tiled step riser. There was some diff

Seating Support

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted seating support for a child with dystonic cerebral palsy. When sitting in a chair, the child pushes his pelvis forward and becomes uncomfortable, and the child concentrates more on sitting than on his books, crafts, and other activities. The family attempted to remedy the seating issue by adding a two-piece insert, the commercially available “tomato seat;" however, this device did not secure properly to the chair. The child

See Saw Sorter (Model G5067)

The See Saw Sorter, model G5067, is a training system for sorting/matching/assembly designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or fine motor disabilities. Children stack the shapes on opposite ends of the see saw in the correspondingly shaped holes to create a balanced platform. Shapes are designed to fit snugly in routed holes. This wooden toy promotes color and shape recognition, balancing, color-matching and sequencing. The toy has rounded corners and smooth edges and is fi

Self Fastening Wrist Watch

The Self Fastening Wrist Watch is a self fastening wrist watch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or low vision. This watch features large numbers that are designed to be easy to read and a wide stretch band with an adjustable self-fastening closure for ease in fastening and unfastening. DIMENSIONS: The band in .75 inch wide. COLOR: The band is black.

Self Threading Needles

Self Threading Needles are designed to assist in threading for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairments. These self threading needles have a small groove at the top of the needle eye to catch the thread. Package contains six needles.

Self Wiping Toileting Aid

Self Wipe Toileting Aid is designed for use by individuals with difficulty bending or limited use of their hands and arms to function independently when using the toilet. Toilet tissue is placed around the angled clamp on the lower portion of the device. After use the tissue is discarded by pressing an easy-to-use release button on the end of the handle. DIMENSIONS: Handle measures 9 3/4" (25 cm). Angled clamp portion measures 5" (12.7 cm). Total length from top to lower tip is 14 3/4" (37.5 cm

Self-Threading Needles

Self-Threading Needles are self-threading sewing needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These needles have an eye at the end with a separation for threading.

Sensaballs

The Sensaball is a textured ball designed for use by individuals with grasping, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This soft rubber ball is covered with nubs designed for a better grip and can be used for catching, throwing, stimulation, and perceptual training. DIMENSIONS: 9, 4, or 3 inches in diameter. COLOR: Red (9-inch), blue (4-inch), and yellow (3-inch).

Sensory Bin Kit

This Sensory Bin Kit is designed for children with a sensory integration disorder, fine motor delays, and tactile defensiveness to explore their senses and to aid in their childhood development. It provides sensory integration and tactile exploration. Fits nicely into a bin for storage and portability. Bin is full of sensory pellets and twenty hidden animals. Children can feel their way through the pellets and animals while improving their communication skills on the hunt for each animal. Tool f

Sensory Collage Kit

Sensory Collage Kit is designed for children working on improving their sensory processing and fine motor skills. Users are encouraged to learn by sorting and classifying the materials while building a descriptive vocabulary and developing sensory awareness with a variety of textures. First sketch a rough drawing onto large art paper then outline your artwork in black marker. Think about textures and colors then find just the right sensory art materials.

Sensory Gelli Play

Sensory Gelli Play is designed for children 3 and over with sensory processing disorders, autism or cognitive delays.  Gelli Play can be used in a bow, sink, or bucket.  It can be used to hide items in it and encourage children to find them.  Gelli Play is a powder that holds 400 times its own weight in water and creates a sensory wonderland for children to explore.  This exercise promotes sensory acceptance, as well as concentration and fine motor skills. 

Sensory Soother Ball

Sensory Soother Ball is designed for children and adults with sensory processing disorders, limited mobility, generalized weakness and limited coordination due to surgery or neurological accident. The Sensory Soother Ball can be inflated with air or filled with water. The Sensory Soother Ball is a clear vinyl 12 inch ball that engages gross motor and visual tracking skills. The small white foam pellets contained within the interior cylinder shake and move when the ball is tossed or turned. When

Shakers

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with cognitive and motor impairments participate in manipulative activities, involving rhythm and dance movements

Shape 'n Color Coaster Shape And Color Sorter

The Shape 'N Color Coaster Shape and Color Sorter is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed for use by young children with fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, or neurological disabilities. This set includes a wooden board with five irregularly-shaped posts and five different shapes in five colors shapes for sorting onto the pegs by shape or color. The set can also be used to replicate patterns on the included pattern cards.

Shape Sortin' Wood Blocks

Shape Sortin' Wood Blocks is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children ages three years and up with fine motor and neurological disabilities. Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore are pictured on assorted wooden shapes that fit the corresponding slots in the top of the included wooden basket. The basket is equipped with a carrying handle and each block is a different color.

Shape-Size Learning Center

The Shape-Size Learning Center is a wood puzzle designed for use by children with cognitive or neurological disabilities. The puzzle has a wood board that accepts knobbed wooden pieces in three rows: the top row has five circles in five sizes in descending order from large to small; the middle row has five squares; and, the bottom row has triangles. The knobs on each piece requirea finger-thumb grasp.

Shapeometry

ShapeOmetry is a board game designed for children as fun way to develop geometric, spatial, abstract, and quantitative reasoning skills. To solve the puzzle challenges, stack green pieces on top of blue pieces, or vice versa, to create identical shapes. Through hands-on play, students build key skills, such as strategies and mathematical understandings (part-to-whole relationships). Perfect for children needing to develop visual processing skills. For use during Occupational Therapy sessions, at

Shaving Foam Dispenser.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a shaving foam (or any aerosol can) to be operated by pushing down a handle. Useful for those with limited hand function. Aerosol can dispenser made with a 4 by 6 inch wooden base, a 1 by 1 inch upright fastened to one side drilled with several holes to correspond with the heights of various cans, and a cross handle 2 by 1 by 6 inches with a 1 inch U cut to fit around the upright. The handle is fastened to the upright with a wing nut at

Shorty Cripper

The Shorty Cripper is a reacher or grabber specifically designed for quadriplegics who have wrist function that allows them to bend their hand back at the wrist. It can also be used by any person with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities who needs assistance reaching or gripping objects. The Shorty Cripper is available in Lightweight and Heavy Duty models, and both models are available for the right or left hand in a range of custom sizes. Made with aluminum and sta

Shuffle Tech Automatic Card Shuffler (Model St1000)

The Shuffle Tech Automatic Card Shuffler, model ST1000, is a card shuffler designed for use by seniors or individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The unit's patent-pending shuffling process mimics hand cutting, riffling, and stripping in 90 seconds or less. At the press of a button, the machine performs the "Casino Dealers' Shuffle" of two riffles, one strip, and another riffle in about about 40 seconds. Also at the press of a button, the machine wil

Silicone Handle Protector

This Silicone Handle Protector, by Pampered Chef®, is designed to help persons using the oven to safely transfer hot dishes from the oven to the table. These heat protectors fit Pampered Chef Executive and Stainless Cookware, plus a variety of other handles. Waffle pattern creates air-pocket insulation; interior ridges provide added grip. Heat-resistant to 536°F (280°C). Dishwasher-safe.

Silver Lead Chubby Brushes

Silver Lead Chubby Brushes are paint brushes with large handles designed for use by cgildren with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Available with plastic handles and ferrules or with plastic handles and seamless rust-resistant metal ferrules, these brushes have natural bristle hairs. DIMENSIONS: The hairs are approximately 1.5 inches long. COLOR: Hairs are natural and the handles come in 10 assorted colors.

Silver Lead Easy Grip Brushes

The Silver Lead Easy Grip Brushes are paint brushes with easy grasp brushes designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These brushes have natural hog bristles and thick plastic handles with a ball-shaped end and plastic ferrules. DIMENSIONS: The handles are six inches long and the bristles are 0.75 inches long. COLOR: The handles are red, yellow, blue, and green. The bristles are natural.

Silver Lead Mop Brushes

Silver Leas Mop Brushes are paint brushes with easy grasp hadles designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Similar in appearance to shaving brushes, thes brushes have urn-shaped wooden handles and natural hog bristles. COLOR: The handles come in six colors.

Silvert's Front Closing Bra (Models 18420, 18421, & 18422)

Silvert's Front Closing Bra is a bra designed for wear by senior women and women with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. Made to slip on and off with ease, this bra has three large front hook fasteners with Velcro tabs for easy closure and loops for easy opening. SIZES: Model 18420 is available in 34B to 46 B or 34C to 48C. Model 18421 is available in 38D to 48D 0r 38 to 48DD. Model 18422 is available in 46F to 52F, 46G to 52G, or 46H to 52H. COLOR: White.

Simple Combos (Model 1525 Ezrc)

Simple Combos is a simplified operation padlock designed for use by individuals with cognitive or fine motor disabilities. This portable school combination lock uses specially selected combinations that use only the printed numbers on the dial and no tick mark numbers. This portable lock has the appearance of standard locks, fits standard lockers, and has a supervisory key override (key sold separately).

Simple Joystick

The Simple Joystick is a joystick mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities who have difficulty using a standard mouse. This unit is a combination of a basic USB joystick with Joystick to Mouse software from Innovation Management Group. It enables the user to point and click in any Windows application just like a mouse, and can be programmed to remember up to four joystick button assignments including mouse functions, text, or macros automatic

Single Handle Kitchen Faucet (Model 40-200)

The Single Handle Kitchen Faucet, model 40-200, is a kitchen faucet with a single loop-style handle designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. The unit has a long spout with a brass escutcheon plate or base ring, two holes, a ceramic disc cartridge, and half-inch IPS compression adapters. DIMENSIONS: Spout is 10 inches long. COLOR: Chrome.

Single Handle Kitchen Faucet (Models 40-460, Al-460, & Wh-460)

The Single Handle Kitchen Faucet is a single lever kitchen faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Features include a spout with brass escutcheon plate or base ring; a pull-out spray nozzle; single- or three-hole installation; a ceramic disc cartridge; and a loop-style handle. The maximum water flow is 2.2 gallons per minute (gpm). The faucet unit comes with 12-inch copper supplies with half-inch soldered male adapters. DIMENSIONS: Spout

Single Switch Remote Controlled Camera

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a single switch remotely controlled camera for an individual with cerebral palsy. A young man with cerebral palsy who had no use of his hands wished to independently operate a camera. Mounting the camera to the young man’s wheelchair was straightforward. The remote control cable for his camera required two switch actions, one to focus the camera and the other to simultaneously trigger the shutter. The young man currently used a switch ar

Siri

Siri is a voice input program for people with visual, cognitive or fine motor disabilities or physical disabilities that prevent use of the touch screen or buttons on an Apple iPhone 4S. Siri permits the user to speak commands or questions into the iPhone’s built-in microphone, and the software will perform the task or provide the information requested. Siri can be used to send text message, enter events in the calendar, create reminders, place telephone calls, write and send email, check weathe

Six-Piece Puzzle

The Six-Piece Puzzle is a wooden puzzle with large knobbed pieces designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or cognitive disabilities. Designed for adults, these puzzles have a matte finish to prevent glare or reflection and bright, simple color graphics that are easily recognizable and large enough to be seen by individuals with vision impairment. Pictures are laminated on puzzle pieces and the puzzle base encourages matching. Each piece has at least one straight edge for added c

Sixpack Switch

The SixPack is a touch switch designed for use by people with fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The SixPack has a grid of 6 built-in pressure switches, each measuring 2 x 1.75 inches, arranged in 2 rows of 3 switches each. Each pressure switch requires 1.25 ounces of force to be activated. The SixPack can function as an adapted mouse through a computer switch interface, or it can act as six compact external switches to activate a communication aid. The Si

Skinny

The Skinny is a case with stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Designed for use with the iPad 2 and the iPad 3rd and 4th generation as well as other tablets with 10-inch screens, this cover has lightweight, slim construction with a water resistant micro ripstop exterior and a micro suede interior lining. It allows for access to device ports and control buttons, and has an auto on/off front cover that wakes up the de

Skwish

The Skwish is an educational toy designed to develop hand-eye coordination for children six months and older. Featuring colorful, ringing bells and sliding, clicking beads, it offers children a chance to use their emerging manipulative skills. This coordination toy is made from solid birch and coated with chip-proof, non-toxic enamel. DIMENSIONS: 6 inches in diameter. COLOR: Multi-color.

Slant Board (Model 3200)

The Slant Board, model 3200, is a writing board designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This raised, wedge-shaped surface assists with handwriting training by encouraging proper wrist positioning and better functional postural position. The unit is equipped with a large clip to secure paper (paper not included) and a chain with a clip to hold the pencil (pencil not included). An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list is included.

Slanted Soft-Touch Tweezers

Slanted Soft-Touch Tweezers are tweezers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These tweezers are made of professional grade stainless steel, and they have a wide grip area with a rubberized finish. They feature aligned slanted edges and hand-filed precision tips. COLOR: Red.

Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler

The Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler features a very sharp ceramic blade that lasts ten times longer than steel. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this peeler has an ergonomic design that fits comfortably in both small and large hands and has a wide, lightweight non-slip handle. The ceramic blade is non-allergenic, chemically neutral, and impervious to acid, fat and salt. This peeler will n

Slimblade Trackball (Model K72327Us)

The SlimBlade Trackball, model K72327US, is a track ball desinged for use by individuals with limited dexterity. This unit has three user-selectable modes: (1) navigation mode controls the cursor and scrolling; (2) media mode controls volume, play/pause, stop, and track forward/backward in music and other media; and (3) view mode zooms in/out and pans in pictures and documents. In all functional modes, the user controls the functions by moving the ball with the fingertips or palm. The unit conne

Slip Grips

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a gripping device (Slip Grip) to assist individuals with limited hand mobility to manipulate objects that they would otherwise be unable to use. The product is used by slipping the finger holds over the thumb and forefinger and then snapping objects in to place via the clips located in between these finger holds. At a slight angle, the clip directs objects placed in it downward, giving the user a natural range of motion. When wearing a S

Small Button Aid (Model Sw3110)

The Small Button Aid, model SW3110, is a buttonaid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with smaller buttons, this device consists of a straight handle attached to a wire loop. To button, the wire loop is slipped through the button hole to grab the button and the button is pulled back through the button hole. To pull the button through the hole, the user turns the buttoner 90 degrees up or down, with no need to twist the hand or arm. W

Small Inflatable Sensory Trays

This inflatable sensory tray is designed to provide a sensory experience for individuals 3 years and older. It allows multiple sensory stations to be set up, cleaned and stowed away when not in use. It is ideal for sand, water, snow and rice. Features a handy drain spout and PVC material.

Small Scissors With Rounded Tips (Model Sw5204)

The Small Scissors with Rounded Tips, model SW5204, are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Usable with the right or left hand, these lightweight scissors have precision-made stainless steel blades that can be adjusted to cut in any position with a simple squeezing motion using a whole hand grip. The spring band connecting the handles opens the blades when pressure is released. After prolonged

Smart Alex

Smart Alex is a behavior training program designed for use by children with autism and other cognitive disabilities. The program offers eight different levels with a variety of exercises pertaining to expressing emotions. At the first level, users simply click on the eyes and mouth of Smart Alex to change facial expressions. Other levels enable users to use Mayer-Johnson symbols and rebus symbols to select the emotion Alex is to express. At a higher level, keyboard users can hold a simple conver

Smart Board 885Ix Interactive Whiteboard System

The SMART Board 885ix Interactive Whiteboard System is a touch screen designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, developmental, fine motor, hearing or upper extremity disabilities. It projects a computer display on a large white borad and enables one or two users to instantly and easily interact with the display's content using their fingers or a pen as a mouse. The integrated system combines an interactive whiteboard with an ultra-short-throw projector for minimal shadows and glare.

Smart Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an electronic glove which monitors post stroke patient progress while they play video games. Students at McGill University in Quebec, Canada have developed an electronic glove that can monitor how well people recovering from a stroke are playing video games. Sensors throughout the glove provide detailed information about hand motion, and the system can send the data to a physician or rehabilitation specialist. The glove can track the mov

Smart Keys For Reach Interface Author

Smart Keys for REACH Interface Author is an on-screen keyboard and word prediction program designed to increase computer accessibility for people with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). The REACH program offers word prediction, while Smart Keys offers subsequent letter prediction. For example, when the user starts typing the word "lucky" by selecting the letter "l" on the REACH keyb

Smart Lists For Reach Interface Author

Smart Lists for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). With Smart Lists, when the user starts typing a word such as "lucky" by selecting the letter "L" on the REACH keyboard, the "L" key opens up showing a list of options including the "root" letter (i.e., the letter "l" in this example) plus any possible extension

Smart Oral Motor

Smart Oral Motor is a speech training program and an oral motor skills training program designed for use by occupational and speech therapists and parents working with children with eating, swallowing, speech or fine motor disabilities. This application (or app) allows a parent or therapist to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to facilitate oral motor skills development in children with specific speech impairments such as apraxia of speech, Down syndrome or craniofacial anomalies. These

Smart Response Le

The SMART Response LE is a wireless student response system and test interpretation and report program designed for use by children with communication, learning, speech or fine motor disabilities. This system features wireless remotes with large LCD screens, big buttons and a range of up to 100 feet; a receiver that connects to a computer using a USB connection and can either be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk; and assessment software that integrates with SMART Notebook collaborative learn

Smart Speech For Reach Interface Author

Smart Speech for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program and a communicator program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, speech or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). Smart Speech build sentences by leveraging the use of Smart Lists (see separate entry) technology. With each click, the user is offered a Smart List menu containing probable words and grammatical categories, both based on what

Smart Table

The SMART Table interactive learning center is a touch screen and educational aid designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, fine motor or developmental disabilities. This multitouch, multiuser system is designed to encourage collaboration, consensus building and problem solving. The SMART Table is large touch screen mounted on a cabinet so it lays flat horizontally at a height that makes it easily viewed and used by children. It is intended to provide students with a gathering place

Smartclick (Model 12501)

SmartClick, model 12501, is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This program enables users who can operate a pointing device (mouse, trackball, serial joystick, headmouse, single switch, etc), but cannot click the pointing device buttons, to perform mouse clicks by dwelling on or hovering over icons on an on-screen palette. Functions include double-clicks, right-clicks, drags, and keyboard options. Other features that can be o

Smarted Pad

SmartEdPad is a dedicated intervention tool designed for use by school based therapists and special educators working with students in K-12 grades. It is designed to provide intervention and assist in managing therapy and teaching workloads in more efficient and effective ways. SmartEdPad can be used at school, in clinics, or at home. The activities align with common core standard. The SmartEdPad has over 15 categories such as language articulation, phonics, writing, motor skills, AAC, entert

Smartnav 4 At

The SmartNav 4 AT is a hands-free mouse desinged for use by individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), spinal cord injury (SCI), muscular dystrophy, or other neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This unit enables the user to control a computer with head motions or through voice clicking. Moving the head less than a quarter inch maneuvers the cursor across the entire screen. The user can left click, double click, drag, right click, and more through a dwell clicking toolbar, an

Smith & Hawken 3-Piece Sprouts Short Handled Tool Set

The Smith & Hawken 3-Piece Sprouts Short Handled Tool Set is a set of short-handled garden tools designed for use by children or individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This set includes a hand rake, a trowel, and a hand shovel. The tools are intended for outdoor use and have wooden handles and painted metal heads. COLOR: Natural wood handles and green heads.

Smurf Talking Toothbrush

These talking Smurf/Smurfette toothbrushes are designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities or other processing disorders, or any other impairment that affects their behavior/listening or understanding, in order to not only encourage them to brush, but also, the smurf/smurfette talks and teaches the user how to brush effectively.Bulky handle with edges top grip onto allows those with fine motor disabilities to benefit as well.

Snackman Motion-Activated Treat And Candy Dispenser

The SnackMan Motion-Activated Treat and Candy Dispenser is a motion-activated snack and candy dispenser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This large dispenser fills from the top and dispenses unwrapped candy, unsalted nuts, sunflower seeds or other snacks (not included) when a hand moves in front of the motion sensor below the bowl using the portion-control knob. The unit holds six cups and can be set to dispense a small handful, a large handful, or

Snag Lite

The Snag Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with repairing snags in fabric and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Snakey

Snakey is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This plush toy and puppet consists of seven detachable segments, with each segment joined by a different fastener that is color-coded to aid in the recognition of how the fasteners join. This toy provides a creative method of learning to manipulate buttons, snaps, clips, zippers, plastic buckles, and Velcro. The head is a hand puppet to encourage imaginative play. DIMENSIONS: Fi

Snap Bags

The Snap Bags are a bean bag game designed for use by children three years old and older with fine motor, grasping, and upper extremity disabilities. The snap bags consist of six linking bean bags designed for endless game possibilities. Throwing and catching are made easier with two Snap Bags linked together. When all six bags are attached and used as a shoulder or lap weight they can create a calming presence for young children. The set facilitates the introduction of colors, numbers and shape

Snap-On Keyguards

Snap-On Keyguards are keyguards designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. Designed for use with Key Largo or Discover:Board (sold separately; see entries), these clear, snap-on guards are available in 128-key, 64-key, or 32-key configurations (sold separately). The guards enable the user to keep his/her fingers positioned over the appropriate keys while making a selection and to rest his or her hands on the keyboard during use.

SnapType app for Occupational Therapy

SnapType is an app designed for children with dysgraphia, poor grasping and fine motor skills who struggle with writing.  Students can complete school worksheets with the help of an iPad or iPhone.  With SnapType, students can take a picture of their worksheets, or import worksheets from anywhere on their device. They can then use their iOS device keyboard to add text to these documents and print, email, or share their creations. 

Sniff Controller

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sniff controller for individuals with paralytis and disabilities ranging from quadriplegia to “locked-in-syndrome.” Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down may be able to guide their movements by sniffing into tubes. The nerve regions that receives signals from the roof the mouth/soft palate that control the ability to sniff are often unaffected by paralytic injuries and disorders. The scientists at the Weizmann Institute of S

Sock Aid (Model Da-5304)

The Sock Aid, DA-5304, is a device for pulling up socks or stockings, designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. The device has a plastic trough that can be bent to fit any size sock or stocking, and indentations hold the sock securely, after the sock is pulled up. The long cotton straps can be adjusted by cutting or knotting. DIMENSIONS: 235 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 48 grams.

Soft / Writing Drawing Grips

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold pens, pencils, crayons, or paint brushes. To make these grips, take a 35-millimeter film canisters and cut an "x" in the bottom. The size of the "x" should correspond to the diameter of the writing or drawing implement. Slide the writing or drawing tool through the "x" to create a large gripping surface. The user can hold the tool in a tripod grasp, modified tripod grasp or in a palmar gra

Soft Cup Bra (Models 18600 & 18601)

The Soft Cup Bra is a bra designed for wear by senior women and women with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. Made of soft cotton interlock, this vest-style bra has wide shoulder straps and three front hook fasteners with easy-pull loops. SIZES: Model 18600 is available for sizes 34 to 42 and model 18601 is available for sizes 44 to 48. COLOR: White.

Soft Curve Hydraulic Lift Table- (Model 74-14H)

The Soft Curve Hydraulic Lift Table, model 74-14H, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for use in therapy settings. This height-adjustable table has a laminated top with close cut-out on all sides to provide close positioning for the therapist and the client. It features chrome-plated steel base with a swivel top. Height adjustment is accomplished by applying foot pressure to the foot pump that is mounted on the base. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 24 to 36 x 36 x 36 inches. The base is 28 in

Sony Big Button Universal Tv Remote Control (Model Rm-Ez4)

The Sony Big Button Universal TV Remote Control, model RM-EZ4, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or upper extremity arthritis. Ergonomically designed, this remote control controls both televisions and cable boxes and works with most brands. Features include simplified functions, large buttons, and three-minute memory backup. POWER: uses batteries.

Sony Tv & Cable Remote Control (Model Rm-Ez4)

The Sony TV and Cable Remote Control, model RM-EZ4, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. This simple TV remote that operates a television with cable or satellite connections. It has large black buttons with bold, high-contrast white numbers as well as clearly marked channel and volume controls. This remote is compatible with most televisions and cable boxes. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 1

Soothsayer Word Prediction Program

The SoothSayer Word Prediction Program is a word prediction and abbreviation expansion program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. Features include sentence completion; abbreviation expansion; a main dictionary of more than 11,000 words; a built-in speech augmentation dictionary; customizable user dictionarie swith a "Build Dictionary" feature (from a text file); word-usage learning and word tips options (words presented/spoken individually instead of

Sound Puzzle Box

The Sound Puzzle Box is a puzzle with sound designed for use by children with mobility, neurological, and visual disabilities. Children practice sorting and matching skills while enhancing shape, color, and audio discrimination skills. This plastic puzzle box features a see-through cylindrical box with a three-shape sorter on the top. When any of the large pieces are dropped into or dumped out of the box through the corresponding opening on the sorter, they make squeaky noises. The plastic puzzl

Speakq

SpeakQ is voice input and word prediction software designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities. This voice input program is a plug-in for WordQ (see separate entry). To train the program to recognize the his or her speech, the user repeats words spoken by the computer. Once the program is trained, the user can dictate text in either continuous speech mode or by selecting words from a list generated through word prediction. Recognized words and phrases are immediately read aloud to

Special Guitar Pick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with weakness of the hands to use a guitar pick. The Special Pick was constructed of moldable splint material. The pick of choice is attached first to the "L" shaped form of the holder. The whole form is then heated in near boiling water and, when pliable, wrapped tightly around the thumb and forefinger. Held in this position the hand is run unter cold water until the plastic sets. The end result is a pick firmly held in the correct posit

Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener (Model 6017)

The Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener, model 6017, is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities. Made of durable plastic, this rectangular device has three inverted rubber cones that ensure a secure fit for any round glass or plastic container. By fitting the container into one of the three conic openings, the user can open bottle tops or lids with the use of one hand. Non-slip rubber feet on the base

Spillproof Bowls Set Of Two

This set of two spill-proof bowls is designed for those with limited mobility. The bowls are designed in a way so that whatever is inside the bowl does not spill out of the bowl. The curved inner edge directs food back into the bowl or onto the user’s utensil.

Spin Plate

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself rotating plate for individuals who have upper extremity, fine motor and grasping disabilities or people who only have use of one hand. The do-it-yourself spin plate is a plastic plate mounted on top of a central post by way of two bolts and a wing nut and can be easily removed for cleaning. The post is attached to a swiveling platform allowing the user to easily turn the device with his or her mouth. To assemble, cut the cyli

Splatter

Splatter is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, developmental, and visual disabilities. Accessible by mouse, touch screen, or switch, this program uses colors and sounds to develop cause and effect and color recognition skills. By clicking anywhere on the screen, users stamp or splatter images and each image makes a playful sound when splattered. Options allow the color name to be spoken for auditory reinforcement. A variety of images and colors can b

Splatz Switch Holder

The Splatz Switch Holder is a washable, non-slip switch holder designed to hold 2.5 inch round switches (i.e. Jelly Bean, Buddy Button) in place while the user activates the device. Splatz hug the switches tightly, and are non-slip made to be soft and squishy, helping to prevent injury if a child hits their switch too hard. They also protect both the switch and the wire from impact, reducing damage and breakages of the buttons.

Sponge Painting Handles

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities to participate in a sponge painting activity. To make these handles for cut-out sponges to provide a more secure grasp for painting, use a plastic dish scrubber as a knobbed handle. Cut the curled nylon scrubbing surface off the scrubber handle, and hot-glue the cut-out sponge piece on the scrubber base. If the user cannot grasp a knobbed handle, use a grill scrubbing tool or a floor scrubbing too

Sports Thumb Spica

The Sports Thumb Spica is a thumb splint designed to immobilize the thumb due to pain from sports injuries, DeQuervain' syndrome, or arthritis in thumb and saddle joint. This splint restricts the motion of the basilar joint and maintains the thumb in a neutral position. The splint embodies an anatomically correct design that contours the orthosis to the palmar area of the hand and limits abduction of the wrist. The splint is made of a hypoallergenic linear polyethylene plastic and can be custom

Spotter Club, The

The Spotter Club is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that would prevent a person from being able to reach a ball on the ground or in a hole. It consists of a standard golf club shaft with special attachments at each end. A tee setter is fitted at the top on the end of the club’s grip. An inverted golf tee is placed in the tee setter, and the user can then use Spotter Club to place the tee in the ground wi

Spray Can Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device that allows a spray can to be operated by a pushing motion of the hand. Device made of a wire loop bent into a U attached to a metal strip using a smaller metal strip bent in half and pop rivets. The wire is fastened to the can with a size 40 hose clamp. The metal strip is bent to go over the top of the nozzle of the can then down, so that pressure on it forces the nozzle down. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make

Spray Can Extension Aids.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Devices to allow persons with weak hands to use spray cans. Diagrams and photographs of simple devices made of 1/16 inch hard aluminum to make it easier to operate two types of spray cans. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Bhatia, L; Hoover, G TITLE: Spray Can Extension Aids JOURNAL: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 48 no 2, Apr 1981: p 90 PAGES ( including cover): 2 1981.

Spread Eye Needle

The Spread Eye Needle is a self-threading needle designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. This steel needle has a large center slit. The thread is placed into this slit, and pulled gently until the needle is threaded. This big eye needle accommodates threads and yarns of all sizes, and can be used for sewing, embroidery, crewel, cross stitch, or beading. One needle per package. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 inches long.

Spring-A-Ding Tiger (Model 7029)

The Spring-a-Ding Tiger, model 7029, is a switch operated toy designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This toy tiger will bounce up and down while singing "If You're Happy and You Know It." when a child activates the capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 13 x 4.5 x 7 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 pounds.

Spring-Grip Cylindrical Handle for Pointer & Drawing Implements

Spring-Grip Cylindrical Handle for Pointer & Drawing Implements is a molded thermoplastic adaptive handle with a spring operated “gripper” which allows easy “click-in” and “click-out” mounting of dowel pointers, colored pencils, paintbrushes and other narrow ended tools.

Sprint Pcs Voice Phone (Model A560)

The Sprint PCS Voice Phone, model A560, is a voice activated cell phone designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This cell phone has voice-activated dialing and a speakerphone function for hands-free operation. Other features include a color screen; SMS text messaging with predictive text input; a headset jack; TTY compatibility; calculator, world clock, memo pad, countdown timer, and alarm clock functions; voice memo recordi

Squish Dics

Squish Disc are designed for ages 6 to adult. The sensory qualities of these discs are designed to provide tactile and visual stimulation to assist with calming and soothing. The translucent "beads," glitter and colored gel inside make each disc incredibly squeezable and cool to the touch. It can be used for those with sore or arthritic hands.

Ssimple

SSIMPLE is a switch adapted and voice activated cell phone designed for people with motor and severe physical disabilities. SSIMPLE, which is an acronym that stands for a "Speech and Switch Input Mobile Phone that Links Everyone," includes a cell phone loaded with software that enables the user to place and receive telephone calls and to send and receive text messages. The user controls the phone through switches or voice input modules that connect to a wireless universal switch interface that c

Stabilized Regular Or Loop Household Scissors

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESRIPTION: Household loop scissors (that include finger holes in addition to the loop handle) or regular household scissors mounted onto a wooden base. PURPOSE: To enable students who have severe motor limitations to participate in cutting tasks. Following are some of the ways in which stabilized loop scissors have been used: The student presses the scissors with the dominant hand while an adult turns the paper. The student presses the scissors with a mouth

Stabilo Woody 3 In 1 Pencils

The STABILO Woody 3 in 1 Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in sets of six or ten, these chunky pencils function as colored pencils, watercolors, and wax crayons all in one. The extra-thick lead is as thick as eight standard colored pencils. It resists breakage and provides soft, rich strokes that exhibit high luminosity, high opacity, and high color intensity, even on dark paper. A sharpener is included with

Stained Glass Coloring Book Volume 1

The Stained Glass Coloring Book is designed to capture colorists’ attention with its intricate designs as well as to exercise fingers or to do a fine motor exercise with an occupational therapist. Comes with 50 high resolution stained glass patterns, each printed on its own page and designed for colorists of all ages. Exercises fine motor abilities. Designed patterns are square, round, and rectangular.

Stainless Plate Guard (Model Ha-4253)

The Stainless Plate Guard, model HA-4253, is a food guard designed for use by individuals who have had a stroke, or who have cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This durable stainless steel guard has a spring action clip to attach to the side of a plate. DIMENSIONS: Fits plates 8.5 to 10 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 105 grams.

Stainless Steel Plate Guard (Model Ke15216)

The Stainless Steel Plate Guard, model KE15216, is a food guard designed for use by individuals who have Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, use of only one hand, or limited range of motion or hand tremors. Designed to eliminate spillage, the device is attached to the plate by stretching and snapping the two metal tabs against the edge of the plate. When not in use the plate guard is detachable by pushing the device away from the plate at the point near the two tabs. DIMENSIONS: Fits plates 9 to 11

Stay Put Folder

Stay Put Folder is designed for use by students with limited upper extremity strength and coordination to assist in keeping papers in place while writing.

Steady Write Writing Instrument (Model F735081000)

The Steady Write Writing Instrument, model F735081000, is a pen holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis, Parkinson’s or other grasping disabilities. Designed to help correct shaky handwriting for individuals who have difficulty gripping or controlling motor skills, this product helps to stabilize the hand with extra support while providing increased holding capacity. When the pen is attached to the triangular base, it automatically assumes the proper writing angle and the frictionl

Stickey Cup Holder

The Stickey Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Designed to eliminate spills, this device features a suction cup bottom that holds tight to any flat, non-porous surface, and is easily removed when desired. The device secures cans, bottles, cups, tumblers, and containers of various sizes. OPTIONS: The cup holder is available for wholesale purchase with custom colors and logos. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 4 x 4.25 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces. CO

Sticky Bowl, Model NC35203

Sticky Bowl has been designed for chefs and people with fine motors disabilities  home use to secure bowls, plates and platters to a flat surface. This bowl has one side larger than the other to accommodate a larger range of bowl sizes. It simplifies stirring and mixing for one handed use. It can be easily placed on any smooth surface (stainless steel, laminate, glass, granite, marble, wood, etc.) by pressing in center of the bowl with fingers and it can be easily release by tilting the large le

Stickybear Kindergarten Activities

Stickybear Kindergarten Activities is an academic, personal skills, independent living skills and pre-reading skills tutorial program designed designed for children from pre-kindergarten through first grade who have learning or developmental disabilities. This program takes children into Stickybear's house, where they learn the alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors, social skills, and important safety messages. Users also are encouraged to take part in off-screen activities that foster creativity

Stimulite Wash Mitt

The Stimulite Wash Mitt is a horse grooming tool designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This full-sized mitt slips over the user's hand, and it is rubbed over the horse's coat to aid in removing dirt while the flexing action of the honeycomb cells stimulates capillary action to promote healthy skin. This mitt can also be used to "squeegee" a sweaty horse. The material of the mitt is naturally anti-fungal and antibacterial and resists mildew. It c

Stirex Fork Knife (Model 16K038A)

The Stirex Fork Knife, model 16K038A, is combination fork and knife with built-up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or with use of only one hand. This utensil features an upright handle set at 90 degrees to the blade and a stainless steel blade with a two prong fork-like tip. The user's arm can remain with wrist straight while slicing and lifting food. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 4.5 inches long.

Storyblock Book

The StoryBlock Book is a touch activated toy designed for use by infants and young children with cognitive disabilities or low vision. Babies turn a page and press the storybook button to hear the story read aloud. They insert the large block into the space in the book to hear the names and sounds of the animal on that side of the block. Pressing the "Tad" figure on the large button near the top of the book plays "Old MacDonald." Chunky book pages are sized for little hands, and a latch keeps t

Stove Knob Turner, Long (Model 16K023)

The Stove Knob Turner, Long, model 16K023, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, grasping or fine motor disabilities, or limited hand strength. This stove knob turner features a lightweight scratch free aluminum rod with a long handle that aids the user in grasping and turning stove knobs or reaching over hot pots.

Strapettes

Strapettes are a shoulder strap carrying aid designed to aid individuals with reduced hand or finger dexterity or a limited ability to grip in carrying duffel bags and other types of bags intended to be carried by hand. The Strapettes, which are made of nylon webbing, attach to a bag to convert the bag into a back pack. It includes an adjustable sternum strap and adjustable foam shoulder straps. SIZES: L, XL, and XXL. COLOR: Black. WEIGHT: 6 ounces.

Stretchable Shoelaces

The Stretchable Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or fine motor disabilities or arthritis or who have difficulty bending. Once the shoes are laced and tied, these laces allow the shoes to slipped on and off without tying and untying. These laces fit shoes with three to five eyelets. DIMENSIONS: The laces are 27 inches long. COLOR: Black.

Striped Teen-Shirt Protector

The Striped Teen-Shirt Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities,cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury. This junior styled clothing protector features a t-shirt front and waterproof lined backing. The bib fastens in back with three snap closures. It is made of 100 percent cotton with supplex backing. SIZES: One size fits all. COLORS: Variety of color combinations.

Studywiz

Studywiz is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. The program consists of four different types of exercises to allow users to practice different aspects of reading skills: read the text and answer questions; read the text in stages, as it is revealed sentence by sentence; read the text as it disappears at a speed selected by the user in order to work on reading faster; or read the tex

Stylus For Children

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a stylus with common household materials for children with limited fine motor control to access touch tablets. Instructions provided for making a stylus at www.arearrangedlife.com/adapting/ipad-stylus. AUTHOR: Miriam aRearrangedLife.

Stylus Pro Jr

The Stylus Pro Jr. is a stylus for tablet computers and mobile phones or MP3 players with touchscreens designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. This compact stylus aids the user to operate any touchscreen device, and it will not scratch the screen. Compact and lightweight, it enhances the ability to write emails, play games and surf the web. For convenient storage and use, the stylus attaches to the host device by plugging into the headphone jack. DIMENSIONS:: 1.5 x 0.25 inc

Suction Arch & Suction Mountain

The Suction Arch and Suction Mountain are eye-hand coordination activities designed to stimulate visual tracking by the identification of shapes and colors as beads are moved along wire maze tracks. The Suction Arch is a twisting, structured maze featuring two wire tracks for children to direct the multi-colored round beads over, one in the shape of an arch and the other fashioned like a loose spring. Suction Mountain has two large vertical twisting tracks. Both models feature a wooden base wit

Sugru Diy Accessibility Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESCRIPTION: A thermoplastic cuff formed to the thigh which has a pointer attached to it. This device allows an individual to point on a communication board, play certain musical instruments, paint, etc. PURPOSE: To offer students who have some control of hip movements (but very poor or absent head, arm, or hand control) a method for interacting with the objects in their environment.

Sunpentown Shoe Buffer, Model UC-989

Sunpentown Shoe Buffer is intended for people with lower and upper extremity disabilities, grasping disabilities, and fine motor disabilities. Sunpentown Shoe Buffer is used to buff and shine shoes. It is suitable for all types of shoes. It has dual buffers which are made of 100 percent lamb wool. It has a quiet running motor, detachable buffers, and one touch control.

Sunshine Duck (Model 7034)

Sunshine Duck, model 7034, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activate the capability switch or squeeze this toy duck’s wing and it will sway its head, flap its wings, and sing “You Are My Sunshine.” POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 11 x 5 x 7 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Super Big Boggle

Super Big Boggle is a large print word game designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This set includes a extra large 6 x 6 grid with lid, 36 letter cubes (222 letters) with the new double letter cube and the new blank cube, and a four-minute timer. To play, the users shakes the 36 letter cubes. After they settle in the grid, players write down as many words as they can (with all letters connecting) before the timer runs out. Then word lists are compared. Player

Super Claw

The Super Claw is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person from reaching or grasping a golf ball on the ground or in a hole. This combination includes an Upright Claw pick up tool (see separate entry), three ball markers, and two Marker Mags. The Upright Claw allows the user to pick up a golf ball and the Marker Mags enable placement and picking up a ball marker without having to bend or stoop

Super Duper Skinny Squeezers

The Super Duper Squeezers™ are designed for individuals exercising their dexterity by using a 3-finger grasps or through using their pincher. Is a jumbo version of Skinny Mini Squeezers™ Tweezer-style tongs have very pointy tips which offers more practice of fine motor skills. For ages 5-up. Adult supervision is required due to the pointy tips.

Super Sorting Pie

Super Sorting Pie is designed for use by children working on improving their arm and hand strength, while reinforcing early concepts of sorting by attribute. (i.e. color, number, shape, and category). Set comes with large, durable, 8 3/4 inch diameter plastic pie shell, removable divider, 60 substantial fruit counters in 5 colors, 3 double sided sorting cards, 2 jumbo tweezers and Activity Guide. Top crust acts as bowl to hold counters while playing and as lid when it is time to clean-up.

Supergrip Buttonhook (Model A72051)

The Supergrip Buttonhook, model A72051, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities in fastening buttons. The unit consists of a large, textured, built-up handle of rubber-like material that resists slipping with a wire loop at one end that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole.

Support Fixture For Powered Wheelchair

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a support fixture for a powered wheelchair for a woman with a progressive neurological disorder to travel independently away from the hospital with all her required medical pumps and support devices. This young woman is dependent on getting her food and medications through pumps attached to her powered wheelchair by a customized bracket. As her medical needs have increased she needed three additional pumps to meet her needs, but the bulk an

Sure Hand Button Hook / Zipper Aid (Model A9231)

The Sure Hand Button Hook/Zipper Aid, model A9231, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the cushioned handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSION: Handle has a diameter of 1.5 inches.

SW-Control

SW-Control is a single channel controller for battery operated toys and appliances. Light weight and small enough to be fastened to a toy. The SW-Control unit may be used with any of the SimplyWorks transmitters to control toys, lamps, fans, or any battery operated equipment via a standard 3.5 millimeter jack plug.  Features include the following: SW-Control has an operating range of 10 meters (32 feet), and features Direct, Latched, Timed (minutes and seconds) mode options; duration in timed mo

Swallow Aid

SwallowAid was designed for those persons who have a disability or a condition that causes difficulty while swallowing or dysphagia, a disability caused by a brain or spinal cord injury, a stroke, or a nervous system illness, such as multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy. This aid helps users take oral medications that are, otherwise, difficult to swallow, bad tasting and/or bad smelling, i.e. large dry pills or non-desirable liquids. Sugar Free. Salt Free. Lactose Free. Drug Free. Certified

Swedish Tap Turner (Model 16K037A)

The Swedish Tap Turner, model 16K037A, is a multi-pin tap and knob turner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or limited grip strength. This device features a large handle and multiple nylon pins on the face to grasp many shapes of taps and knobs. The device is made of plastic.

Swing Capsule

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a kitchen knife for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The designer believes that traditional knives are not suitable for the elderly because the center of mass is located in the rear when people push down. The solution is the Swing Capsule kitchen knife. The handle can be rotated up and over the blade to create a more centered balanced while keeping the users fingers safely away fr

Swing Seat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a swing seat for a child with Multicystic Leukoencephalopathy and poor motor skills. A customized swing seat was made using a Sebel Junior Hobnob seat shell. A frame for the seat was made by bending two lengths of square steel tube to form side pieces, and bracing these at the rear and underneath with two more pieces of tube. Bolted to the brace under the seat are rigid hanging members made from round steel tube, which keep the seatin

Swinging Backpack

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: A group of seven students from a Wethersfield, CT high school developed the Easy Access Transport System (EATS). The device is designed to solve a problem that a student with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease had accessing his books in his backpack on the back of his wheelchair. Over two months, the EATS was designed to allow the student with CMT to swing his backpack on hinges and bring it around to his lap so he could access his books. The students started wit

Swiss Magic Jar Opener

The Swiss Magic Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The user can secure the opener onto the lid of the jar, rotate the knob to open and close the jaws around the lid, then turn the handle to remove the lid. This device can be used with lids that are .25 to 1 inch thick.

Switch Accessible Digital Camera

Switch Accessible Digital Camera is based on the specifications for the Canon Power Shot A2600 and is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of a stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, or Erb’s palsy. The camera is first connected to the switch into the socket on the interface box and the lead into the USB socket on the camera. Users Turn on the camera, compose the picture on the large LCD screen and press the switch. Pictures

Switch Adapted Dvd Player (Model H-35)

The Switch-Adapted DVD Player, model H-35, is an an adapted DVD player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The portable unit has a laptop mode and a tablet mode, and plays DVDs, audio CDs, and picture CDs. The remote is adapted with switch inputs for play/pause, rewind, and fast forward. Rewind and fast forward cycle through gradations from 2X to 32X with each switch press. The unit has a volume control and three headphone jacks. The po

Switch Adapted Giggle Pig

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To make a toy accessible by adding a switch for children with limited fine and gross motor development. PREPPARATION Step 1: For this Instructable you will need the following: 1. Drill with 1/4 inch or drill bit. 2. Glue Gun. 3 Soldering iron and solder. 3. Wire strippers and two pieces of small gauge wire. 4 Jelly bean Switch or similar to test your work. 5. Small electronics sized Philips screw driver. 6. Giggle pig, cow, dog or the like. 7

Switch Adaptor Box

The Switch Adaptor Box is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. When connected to the Penny and Giles Roller Trackball Plus or Joystick Plus (see separate entries), it allows their buttons to be replaced with switches. Connection is made via the switch port on the track ball or joystick. Five jacks on the switch adapter then allow external switches to be used in place of the right/left mouse buttons, drag, double click, an

Switch Click

Switch Click is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. The device plugs into the computer and funtions as a mouse click, providing access to most switch-accessible software. The user retains full accessibility to the standard keyboard and mouse. COMPATIBILITY: For use with Macintosh or IBM and compatible computers.

Switch Driver

Switch Driver is an alternative computer control switch program for people with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities and others who use one or more switches to access a computer. Switch Driver allows the user to configure each switch connected to a computer through a serial or USB port. For each switch, the user can direct that it press a key on the keyboard (with shift, alt or control); press a button on the mouse or move the mouse; press a button on the joystick or move th

Switch Mount

The Switch Mount is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. It enables the switch to be secured in two positions, sloping and right angle. A Velcro-style fixing pack is included. SIZES: Small (for Specs (not included; see entry) type switches or any small hand-switch), medium (for Jelly Bean switches, not included; see entry), and large (for Big Red or BigMack switches, not included; see entry). DIMENSIONS (HxW): Sloping surface i

Switch On Original

Switch On Original is a cause and effect training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be operated with a mouse, the space bar, a single switch, or a touch screen and offers four basic activities: Picture building, picture matching, reaction timing, and speech recognitoin. Picture building requires the child to build a picture and then the picture activates. Picture matching requires matching of pictures. Reaction timing requ

Switch On Travel

Switch On Travel is a cause and effect training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be operated with a mouse, the space bar, a single switch, or a touch screen and offers four basic activities using pictures of vehicles with animation and sound: Picture building, picture matching, reaction timing, and speech recognitoin. Picture building requires the child to build a picture and then the picture activates. Picture matching r

Switch Stand (Model Pvc-S)

The Switch Stand, model PVC-S, is a switch holder designed for use by children or adults with neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Velcro is used to attach a switch to the stand so the switch can be accessed using a forward or sideways motion. The stand is compatible with AbleNet Big Red and BIC Mack switches (not included; see entries).

Switch Tray

The Switch Tray is a switch stand designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Velcro holds switches and switch mounts firmly in place in almost any position. It can be used in assessment situations where a wide variety of secure switch positions need to be tried. The tray is cushioned for comfort. SIZES: Desktop, medium, and small. DIMENSIONS: The Desktop model is 540 x 290 millimeters (mm), the medium model is 350 x 350 mm to fit many wheelchair trays, and t

Switch Xs

Switch XS is a mouse emulator and single switch keyboard modification program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It enables individuals who cannot use a mouse or keyboard to operate a computer by pressing a single switch. It works with any standard Macintosh application and offers full mouse and keyboard emulation by means of a scanning mode. With each click on the switch the user selects an actio

Switch-Adapted Digital Camera (Model H-43)

The Switch-Adapted Digital Camera, model H-43, is a switch-adapted camera designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This is an adapted version of a 7 megapixel camera that takes pictures and AVI format video. A box on the side allows for one switch to turn it on/off and a second switch for snapping the picture or starting/stopping the video. An included USB cable connects the camera to a computer. The camera also comes with an audio/visu

Switch-Adapted Flip Camcorder (Model H-33)

The Switch-Adapted Flip Camcorder, model H-33, is a switch adapted video recorder designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This is an adapted version of the Flip camcorder, a self-contained unit that saves AVI files in an internal 2 gigabyte flash memory (one hour of video). One of the two switch inputs is the power (it will turn itself off after two minutes of non-use). The second switch input is record (and stop-record).

Switch-Adapted Toys (Models 314, 901 To 905, 907, 908, 911, 912, 913, & 916)

Switch-adapted Toys are switch-operated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Adapted for switch use, they walk, talk, and make animal sounds when the switch is activated (switch not included). The models include: Mr. Bacon the Pig (No. 314), Magic Frog (no. 901), Psychedelic Elephant (no. 902), Davey Duck (no. 903), Pretty Kitten (no. 904), Ladybug (no. 905), Pink Poodle (no. 907), Pretty Poodle (no. 908), Donkey Pal (no. 909), Crocodile Allie (no.911), Grizwald B

Switch-Adapted Voice Recorder (Model H-52)

The Switch-Adapted Voice Recorder, model H-52, is a switch-adapted digital recorder designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This unit consists of an Olympus VN-5200PC digital recorder with switch-adapted stop and record buttons (switches not included). In Standard Play, it can record about 70 hours of lectures and in Long Play, over 400 hours can be recorded. It records in the Windows standard Windows Media Audio (

Switchamajig

Switchamajig is a switch emulation program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad as a wireless accessibility switch. Switchamajig is designed to be used with the Switchamajig Controller (see separate entry), which can control up to six switch ports on switch-adapted toys or appliances. When the app is opened, the iPad connects to the controller using a WiFi connection. The iPad

Switchboard

The SwitchBoard is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This product is a modified keyboard with switch ports to replicate the most commonly used keyboard presses for switches. Switches are plugged into the appropriate ports as needed. There are jacks for enter and space, which are used by most available switch software; 0, 1, 2, and 3, which are used by Don Johnston software; left, up, down, and right, which are used by

Switchbox

The SwitchBox is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. The switch adapter plugs into the keyboard port on the computer, and the user can then plug up to eight switches into the switch adapter. Its eight switch ports default to the most commonly used key presses for switch software (Space, Enter, up arrow, left arrow, 0, 1, 2, 3). Software is included that allows the user to program the ports to send alternative key presses

Switchit! At Home

SwitchIt! At Home is a cause and effect training program designed for children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users build a selection of household appliances, such as a coffee maker, food processor, vacuum cleaner, or microwave. When users succeed in building the appliance, there is an animated reward with real sound effects. Images are suitable for all ages. Input access is through a mouse, keyboard, touchscreen, sw

Switchit! Diggers

SwitchIt! Diggers is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. This cause and effect program is for children who are motivated by large vehicles and earth moving equipment. It has graphics, animation, and sound effects for ten different vehicles, including a fork-lift, cranes, backhoes, and dump trucks. The program is fully configurable for one or more switches, mouse, touchscreen

Switchit! Gadgets

SwitchIt! Gadgets is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, upper extremity, or fine motor disabilities or spinal cord injury. This cause and effect switch program allows users to build up electronic gadgets on the computer screen, then see and hear them working. Devices include a computer, stereo, radio, camera, digital alarm clock, cassette player, video, stopwatch, fax machine, and cell phone. The program can be configured to determine which

Switchit! Opposites

SwitchIt! Opposites is is a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children who cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Accessible with one or two switches, the program introduces concepts such as big and little, in and out, hot and cold, up and down, and open and closed. Two or more objects appear on the screen with a question; when the user selects the appropriate object to answer the question, a visual reward is given. The program offers multiple settings that a

Switchmouse Usb

SwitchMouse USB is a mouse emulator and switch or joystick input interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This interface allows the user to connect switches to any computer to operate various computer programs by translating switch activation into mouse clicks or button depressions. The individual movements of a conventional mouse are simulated by either a joystick or several single switches, which are directly connecte

T-Rex (Model 3072)

The T-Rex, model 3072, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with neurological, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. When the capability switch (not included) is activated, T-Rex swings his neck and head around while roaring, snapping his jaws and raking his claws through the air. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 16 x 19 inches (length measured from nose to tail when extended). POWER: Uses three AA batteries. WEIGHT: 4.5 pounds.

Tabaccess

TabAccess is a Bluetooth switch interface for tablets designed for use by individuals with limited physical mobility and coordination. TabAccess enables interaction with tablet apps through connection of multiple accessible devices such as sip/puff, button switches, grasp switches. It is Android and iOS compatible. It is compatible with iOS 7 Switch Control Events. TabAccess can be mounted to power wheelchairs, adjustable beds, etc. No assembly is required for operation.

Tabletapper Switch

The TableTapper Switch is a vibration detection switch for use by people with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. The TableTapper is placed on a hard surface, such as a tabletop or counter, and when the user taps on the surface, the switch activates the connect device. This switch has a standard 0.125-inch plug, and can be used with a variety of communication or other battery-operated devices. It has two modes of control (latch and timing) and a variable sensitivity ranging from a light

Tabletop Bowling Game

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide recreation and therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. Based on a no-longer available Australian game called Bobs, the unit consists of a three-sided frame built from nine millimeter plywood. The frame is divided into nine lanes with an arched opening at the front. Above the lanes is an arched board bearing the numerical value for each lane in stick on-numbers. Players roll a large bearing up the table and through t

Tabtime Super 8 Pill Timer Reminder with Alarm

Tabtime Super 8 Pill Timer Reminder with Alarm is designed for individuals with cognitive impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.  Features include the following:

Tactus

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a tactile keyboard alternative designed for users with grasping difficulties or fine motor disabilities. The buttons on the Tactus literally raise up and then lie flat on a touch screen device. Tactus’ technology readily integrates with capacitive touchscreens. The Tactile Layer replaces the top-most layer in the optical stack, often referred to as the window or cover lens. The thickness is designed to match the layer that it replaces. T

Talk 'n Scan Calculator

The Talk 'n Scan Calculator is a voice ouput scanning calculator program designed for use by switch users and individuals with low vision. This resizable talking calculator has an auditory scanning option. The calculator has a basic mode that performs arithmetical functions and percentages, and an advanced mode that also includes roots, exponents, and brackets. The display shows numbers up to 999. A Check-It mode enables the user to try his/her own answer a specified number of times and then hav

Talking Bowling Pins (Model 208)

The Talking Bowling Pins, model 208, is a bowling game designed for use by individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. When one or all of the bowling pins are knocked over with the soft rubber ball, a message will play. Record and re-record the message as often as needed. Total recording time is 20 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): The base is 17 x 17 x 1.5 inches. The pins are 14.5 inches tall. The ball is 10 inches in diameter.

Talking Checkbook

Talking Checkbook is a voice output checkbook program designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities, learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enables users to manage an unlimited number of accounts and offers a full reconciliation feature. This checkbook program supports multiple currencies, including U.S. dollars, British Pounds, and the European Euro. Other features include sorting records by any field, searching for checks, categorizing transactions by typ

Talking Donkey From The Movie Shrek 2 (Model 422)

Talking Donkey from the Movie Shrek 2, model 422, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, Donkey speaks familiar phrases from the movie. POWER: Uses three triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.5 x 9 x 12 inches.

Talking Farm Animals Sound Puzzle

The Talking Farm Animals Sound Puzzle is a wood puzzle with sound designed for children with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This puzzle is designed to help develop matching and listening skills in children ages 2 years and older. Each of the eight pieces of this puzzle has picture of a farm animal on it. When a piece is placed correctly in the puzzle, the puzzles plays that animal's sound. This multisensory puzzle allows the child to hear all eight animal sounds while

Talking Pet Sounds Puzzle

The Talking Pet Sounds Puzzle is a wood puzzle with sound designed for children with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This puzzle is designed to enhance matching and listening skills in children aged 2 years and older. Each of the eight pieces of this puzzle has picture of an animal commonly kept as a pet on it. When a piece is placed correctly in the puzzle, the puzzles plays that animal's sound. This multisensory puzzle allows the child to hear all eight animal sounds

Talking Shrek From The Movie Shrek 2 (Model 421)

Talking Shrek from the Movie Shrek 2, model 421, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, Shrek speaks familiar phrases from the movie. POWER: Uses three triple-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.5 x 9 x 12 inches.

Talking Teddy (Model 3901)

The Talking Teddy Bear, model 3901, is a touch activated or switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Record up to four different messages, each up to five seconds long on the bear, press any of the arms or legs, and the corresponding message plays. Alternatively, four jacks located on the battery compartment enable the child to use external capability switches (not included) to play the messages. POWER: Uses f

Talkitmouseit 2

TalkItMouseIt2 is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, repetitive motion injury, or upper extremity amputation. Used in conjunction with TalkItTypeIt voice input software (see separate entry), this program enables the user to perform mouse functions in any Windows application through voice input. The user says the name of objects on the screen, such as Window or Toolbar, and pop-up hints guide the user in positioning the pointe

Talkpro Sp-1 Computer Headset

The TalkPro SP-1 Computer Headset is a headset for computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lightweight monaural speech recognition headset has a noise canceling microphone to support speech recognition. Its 270-degree swivel earpiece has a soft, cupped cushion for comfort and better sound. The unit is made of high-impact engineered plastic with a stainless steel adjustable headband and a flexible microphone boom th

Tandem Master

The Tandem Master is a Morse code computer interface and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. The unit has switch input jacks for Morse code input (switches not included), plus a USB connector jack and an external speaker jack for Morse code beeps feedback. Features include Morse code mouse functionality, Morse code initiated volume control and speed control, support for multiple menus (up to four) f

Tangle Therapy

Tangle Therapy is a hand and finger exerciser designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This soft, rubber-coated device is used by tangling, twisting, and squeezing to increase strength and range of motion. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 6.75 x 4.25 x 1 inch. WEIGHT: 4.8 ounces.

Tap Turner (Model 16K025)

The Tap Turner, model 16K025, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This device clamps onto a water tap or a door knob to convert knobs that are difficult to turn into levers. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches (6 centimeters) diameter.

Tap Turners

The Tap Turners are tap turners designed for individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. The devices are designed to fit onto a wide variety of sizes and shapes of both crystal and traditional crosshead taps. They are supplied as a pair with red handle for hot and a blue handle for cold. The lever handle is pivoted to allow for clearance with a wall at the back of the sink or basin.

Tap‚ÄövѬ¢It

The TAP•it is a touch screen designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, developmental, fine motor, hearing and upper extremity disabilities. TAP•it, which stands for Touch Accessible Platform for Interactive Technology, features a 42-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with shatter-resistant, low glare glass that resists mars and scratches. The screen tilts between 0 and 90 degrees. The screen is mounted on a wheeled, height-adjustable stand that has a counter-balance to pr

Tash Mounting Arm System (Model 66000)

The Tash Mounting Arm System, model 66000, is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This three-part modular system mounts most Tash switches (not included) and consists of a mounting arm that adjusts with one large knob, the mounting connection appropriate for the specific switch selected, and the base clamp most suited to the environment in which the switch is to be used. Switch connect

Tecla Access

Tecla Access is an alternative computer and cell phone control switch program and a scanning control switch program designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This application (or app) allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair as wireless accessibility switches. Tecla Access is designed to be used with the Tecla Shield (see separate entry), which interfaces with a variety of switch inputs and transmits via Bl

Tecla Shield Dos

The Tecla Shield DOS is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad or an Android tablet or smartphone. The Tecla Access app (see separate entry) is required to use the Tecla Shield DOS with an Android device. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the

Tecla Shield For Iphone & Ipad

The Tecla Shield for iPhone & iPad is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPhone or iPad. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the included cables through the device’s six ports. The ports include 2 3.5-millimeter mono sockets, a D-Sub 9-pin male connector ECU port,

Teddy Bear‚ÄövÑv¥S Picnic (Model 7035)

Teddy Bear’s Picnic, model 7035, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When the user squeezes the paw of this plush bear or presses an external switch (not included), the bear will roll his eyes as a bee buzzes and sing “The Teddy Bear’s Picnic.” This toy is intended for auditory stimulation and to increase visual attention. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 12 x 8 x 8 inches. WE

Teeth-Controlled Wireless MP3 Player

This device, which is comprised of a set of earphones called Split, is a completely wire-free music player that users, including those with fine motor disabilities or upper extremity disabilities, can control by clicking their teeth. The two ear buds, which are essentially two MP3 players, are not connected by a cord, but synchronized by radio waves to play music at the same time. The user splits the magnetic earphones apart to turn them on. One bite will activate the device’s built-in accelerom

Ten Counter (Model 3101)

The Ten Counter, model 3101, is an educational toy designed for use by children with fine motor and cognitive disabilities. This manipulative toy consists of a wooden base with 10 arches, each holding from one to 10 flat beads. The number of beads on the arch corresponds to the printed numeral and the number of objects pictured at the bottom of the arch.

Tenura Anti Slip Circular Mat

The Tenura Anti Slip Circular Mat is a non slip coaster and non slip pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spasticity. This round silicone mat is intended to prevent plates, bowls and crockery from sliding on tables, counters and trays. It also can hold kitchen appliances and mixing bowls in place and hold objects firm on surfaces that are not horizontal or are subject to movement or tipping. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 or 7.5 inches in diameter

Tenura Anti Slip Coaster

The Tenura Anti Slip Coaster is a non slip coaster and non slip pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spasticity. This square silicone mat is intended to prevent plates, bowls and crockery from sliding on tables, counters and trays. It also can hold objects firm on surfaces that are not horizontal or are subject to movement or tipping. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Red, blue, and yellow.

Tenura Non-Slip Material Rolls And Strips

The Non-Slip Material Rolls and Strips are a grasping aid, non-slip floor covering, and non-slip placemat material designed for use by individuals with neuromuscular, grasping or fine motor disabilities or spasticity. This non-slip material is designed to provide customized solutions for improving a person's ability to grasp an object, reducing the risk of slipping on a floor, and preventing plates, bowls and crockery from sliding on tables, counters and trays. The material for the strips is a f

Tenura Silicone Jar Opener

The Tenura Silicone Jar Opener is a non-slip jar opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis and those with the use of one hand. Made of silicone, this device provides a firmer grip for the user when twisting, turning or squeezing jar lids and containers. It can also be used on handles and door knobs. This product is non-toxic, dishwasher safe and heat resistant up to 482 degrees Fahrenheit. DIMENSIONS: 4.63 inches in diameter. COLORS: Red, blue and

Terminator

The Terminator is a tablet or touch screen stylus designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This is a telescoping stylus with a tip that requires minimal pressure. Its shorter length can be used with an iPhone and its longer length can be used with an iPad. The stylus is so sensitive to the user's hand movements that just barely touching the screen with the tip activates whatever is touched. The

Terry-Cloth Hand Cone Covers (Model 1496)

The Terry-Cloth Hand Cone Covers are hand cone covers designed for hand exercise cones used by individuals who have had strokes or who have other disabilities that cause involuntary hand closure. Designed for use with the Rolyan Hand Cones (sold separately), these washable covers have elastic ends to hold each cover in place. SIZES: Small and large.

Terrycloth Crumb Catcher With Plastic Backing

This Terrycloth Crumb Catcher with Plastic Backing is designed for individuals with upper body limitations or upper body neuromuscular limitations that make it challenging to eat a meal or to do the plate to fork, fork to mouth motions. This product is a terrycloth clothing protector that ties around the neck and has a built-in pocket on the bottom that catches crumbs. The terrycloth is absorbent and the back is waterproof to prevent clothing from getting wet or stained. Machine washable. Comes

Textured Number Floor Puzzle (Model A9246-30)

The Textured Number Floor Puzzle, model A9246-30, is a floor puzzle with large pieces designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. This puzzle features large, soft foam pieces with different textures on them to stimulate the sense of touch. Each number tile is a different color and has a piece count equal to the number on the tile. For example, the number two tile breaks down into two pieces. Puzzle pieces form the numbers one through nine. The entire puzz

The Gripper (Model 16L003A)

The Gripper, model 18L003A, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This indoor/outdoor gripper fits over existing handles such as spigots and other hard-to-turn handles. It comes with two separate grip locks making it compatible with most valve and spigot handles. The device also features red and blue indicator caps that aid in identifying hot and cold valves in the laundry area.

The Hand Glider

The Hand Glider Tablet Glove is designed for children and adults who have difficulty holding and manipulating a stylus due to decrease arm strength and dexterity while manipulating a touch tablet such as an iPad. The Hand Glider is designed to promote an ergonomically correct writing posture while writing on a tablet. It is designed to discourage a “hand in the air” posture. The two finger Hand Glider glove protects the forehand, pinky, and ring finger from being detected by your tablet. The H

The Hydrant

The Hydrant is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility as a result of back surgery, neurological disorders or spinal cord injuries. Its goal is to allow individuals to independently reach for a drink without calling for assistance. The Hydrant's unique, one piece, cap/handle/clip attaches securely onto beds, chairs, wheelchairs, car seats, belts, rucksacks, bikes, desks, etc. giving the user instant access to fluids allowing them to drink at any time without assistance. The user

The Original Rolyan Graded Pinchpins For Pinch Exerciser, Model-A196600

The Original Rolyan Graded Pinchpins For Pinch Exerciser are designed to help people with grasping disabilities. They are designed for graded resistive exercise for increasing pinch strength and co-ordination. They are latex free and can be sterilized.

Ther-A-Saur

The Ther-A-Saur is a hand exerciser designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or carpal tunnel syndrome. These dinosaur-shaped exercisers are made of a squeezable polymer material that will not leak if punctured and returns to its original shape after use. The exerciser is available in a choice of soft, medium, or hard resistance to facilitate progressive hand therapy, and the material also provides tactile and proprioceptive sensory stim

Therapeutic Building Blocks (Models 370 & 372)

Therapeutic Building Blocks are eye hand coordination activities designed for use by children with fine motor and cognitive disabilities. Model 370 is a shape board. While using it, children learn how to distinguish the difference between different shapes. It features a wooden base and nine three-dimensional blocks in various shapes. The Geometric Peg Board, model 372, has a wooden base with pegs to accept discs in five different shapes and a variety of colors, encouraging shape, color, and size

Therapeutic Manipulator (Model 2304)

The Therapeutic Manipulator, model 2304, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Pulling one of the two wiggle people activates cartoon sounds. Rotating the worm activates lights, music, and vibration in a dome in the center of the unit. Moving the large knob to the right or left plays more cartoon sounds. Pushing the green button plays a soothing tune. The unit has a wedge base for tabletop use, or the base can be removed for wall mounting. POWER: Uses f

Therapure Spa 6 Person Hot Tub

TheraPureSpa 6 Person Hot Tub Spa is a massaging bubble system with 130 therapeutic air jets and 1200W thermostatically-controlled heater that heats the water to a soothing 104 degrees Fahrenheit. It is ideal for individuals with arthritis or muscle soreness throughout their body. The large TheraPureSpa 6 Person Portable Hot Tub Spa comfortably seats up to 6 adults and, with the touch of a button, self-inflates without any tools. This durable spa is completely portable and made of a durable 40-g

Thermostat Control Arm

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities and who uses a wheelchair to adjust the thermostat in her apartment. A frame of copper tubing was already mounted on the wall near the thermostat in order to mount an Adjustable Telephone Support. The frame has spare space, and additional items can easily be attached to it using small, narrow hose clips. A new bracket, complete with a lever, was assembled and attached to the frame. The user is able get to

Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 805B)

The Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 805B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural

Thomas Train R/c (Model 1363)

The Thomas Train R/C, model 1363, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The train, based on Thomas the Tank Engine, is operated by a wireless remote control, which has two large buttons. One button moves the toy train forward, and the second button moves the train in a circle. The train makes engine sounds and plays a theme song as it chugs along. POWER: The remote control requires 2 AA batteries, and the engine requires 3 AA

Thought Controlled Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic Arm

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Scientists at the University of South Florida have created a prototype of a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm controlled by thought to be used by individuals with ALS or full body paralysis. This device will allow those with severely limited mobility to perform simple daily activities for him- herself. EEG scans have allowed patients with ALS to communicate through monitored electronic brain impulses (P300 brain waves). Using these EEG-related technologies with the

Thread Lite

The Thread Lite is a lighted needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with needle threading and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Tic-Tock Answer Clock (Model 1018)

The Tick-Tock Answer Clock, model 1018, is a teaching clock designed to enhance visual stimulation and teach the concept of cause and effect for individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. This clock features a plastic body in the shape of an owl with big eyes. A large clock face with big numbers and moveable hands is on his stomach. When children push down on the owl's left foot, the large plastic minute hand moves ahead five minutes. Then, if they push down on his right foo

Tickle Me Elmo (Model 8066)

Tickle Me Elmo, model 8066, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy provides auditory and tactile awareness. Activate the capability switch (not included) or squeeze Elmo’s tummy and the phrase, “that tickles!”, is spoken as he laughs and shakes with laugher. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 16 x 8 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.75 pounds. COLOR: Red with a bright orange nos

Ticonderoga My Hold Right Pencil

The Ticonderoga My Hold Right Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Designed for right or left-handed users, this large, triangular pencil is ergonomically designed with tri-color markings for proper finger positioning. It has number two graphite lead. These pencils come in a pack that includes three pencils, a mini-poster, finger stickers, and a pencil sharpener.

Ticonderoga Tri-Write Standard Size Pencil

The Ticonderoga Tri-Write Standard Size Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. This ergonomic, triangle-shaped number 2 pencil has a graphite core formula so it writes smoothly. The triangular grip helps with proper finger placement. Other features include an eraser and a finish that contains Microban anti-microbial protection to inhibit the growth of odor- and stain- causing bacteria on the pencil.

Titanium Easy Action Scissors

The Titanium Easy Action Scissors are self opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand strength. These scissors are made with a spring-action design that opens the blades after each cut, reducing hand strain. To facilitate ease in cutting fabric, the stainless steel blades have a precision-ground edge that stays sharp longer and a titanium coating that is three times harder than steel to provide durability. Other features include an ergonomically sculpted hand

Tmx Elmo

TMX Elmo is a switch adapted tou designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. When activated with a capability switch (required but not included) connected to the activator box, Sesame Street's Elmo giggles and shakes and performs a routine of realistic movements. POWER: Elmo uses six double-A Batteries; the activator box requires two triple-A Batteries.

Toddler Tote

The Toddler Tote is a hand eye coordination activity designed for use by young children with fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, and neurological disabilities. This set includes three one-piece animal puzzles; seven pegs and two pegboards to heighten pegboard manipulation skills; one large crepe foam puzzle with a circle, triangle, and diamond on it; and four small, crepe foam puzzles of a heart, a square, a star, and a circle. A carrying bag is included. COLOR: All of the puzzles, pegs, and pegb

Toddler Tote

The Toddler Tote is a hand eye coordination activity designed for use by young children with fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, and neurological disabilities. This set includes one Junior Fit-A-Space panel with large geometric shapes; four Shape Squares in a smaller size; two Peg Play Shapes with pegs to introduce early pegboard skills; and three Familiar Things two-piece puzzles. A carrying bag is included.

Toe Mouse

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype toe-operated computer mouse for individuals with upper limb disabilities. The Toe Mouse is especially designed for those who have upper limbs disability and cannot use their hands to move the mouse. This ergonomically designed gadget uses the natural ability to grip between the toes, for manipulating the Toe Mouse. The user slips it on, between the big toe and second, just as one would wear flip flops. The sensor below the big toe acts as t

Toggle Tv Controller

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a TV remote for an individual with extreme mobility disabilities can use to change TV channels independently. A universal TV controller is opened and lead wires were carefully soldered to the appropriate contact points for the “channel up”. The wires were then lead to a standard buddy switch (can be a DYI). The controller is mounted on a universal swivel joint so it can be pointed at the TV. The joint is can be place

Toilet Access Platform And Rail

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a toilet access platform and rail for a child with Multicystic Leukoencephalopathy and poor motor skills. The frame was made from round steel tube painted white, the frame goes right over the toilet to support a plywood backrest and side rails which the child uses both to access the toilet and keep his balance on the seat. There is also a wide plywood platform in front of the toilet with non-slip strips attached. All the timber is fin

Toilet Paper Roll Mofifications

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPUPRPOSE: To make toilet paper use more manageable for people with arthritis, use of only one hand, or other upper extremity disabilities. This article, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up" discusses ways to make managing toilet paper easier. Suggestions include squeezing the roll to make the cardboard cylinder more oval than round to prevent paper from unrolling too rapidly, re-installing the holder so the roll is vertical rather than horizontal, and attach

Tongue Drive System

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a powered wheelchair contol system operated by a tongue switch in dental retainer for individuals with upper and lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities or quadriplegia to navigate a powered wheelchair. The newest version of the Tongue Drive System uses a dental retainer with sensors to help control the system. The embedded sensors within the retainer track the movements of a small magnet attached to the tongue. The wirele

Tool For Undoing Video Reel Containers

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to open video reel cartons. This small tool undoes the tabs of the cartons that have to be reversed for recycling. The tool is a metal blade with small teeth at either end which can be hooked under the folded carton tabs to undo them without damaging the carton. The tool is equipped with a wide wooden handle to accommodate users with limited manual dexterity. TITLE: Making Work Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12

Tools To Open Outdoor Childproof Gate

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with multiple sclerosis to open childproof gates to wetlands and shopping districts. The gates were required by law for safety have a pin mounted on the top of the gatepost. The pin has to be lifted as the gate is opened, operations which are not manageable for an individual using a wheelchair. The first step was to create a device to assist in lifting the button for the pin. A barbecue fork was adapted for this purpose by forming a sausage-sha

Toothpaste Dispenser (Model 3348)

The Toothpaste Dispenser, model 3348, is a countertop dispensing aid. It is designed to dispense the correct amount of toothpaste unto a toothbrush from a 4.3 or 4.6-ounce stand-up pump style canister for people with the use of only one hand. Once the user places the pump in the plastic countertop dispenser and aligns the toothbrush with the guide underneath the nozzle, all he or she has to do is press down on the dispenser lever with one hand or arm to dispense the correct amount of toothpaste.

Top Off

The Top Off is a twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, use of one hand, or arthritis. This lightweight, portable device enables users to open twist off and pop off bottles with one hand. The user puts the opener over the bottle, pushes down, and the cap pops off. Very little pressure needed for removing caps. COLOR: White.

Topless Shoes

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype topless shoes that require little to no effort to put on (no bending, tying) for individuals with back problems, arthritis, seniors, and other individuals with a disability that may prevent them from bending. Winner of the 2011 Red Dot Concept Design, Topless Shoes have no upper constrictions or bindings. The shoes consist of an elastic layer called the “muscle” which encloses the foot in a comfortable but firm grip. TITLE: Funky Shoe Style

Tornado Wine Bottle Opener (Model Tc-20)

The Tornado Wine Bottle Opener, model TC-20, is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device uses an air lift action that pops the cork with a push of a button. The unit uses a cartridge of inert propellant to pop the cork. The included cartridge opens approximately 60 bottles. The cartridge rests completely inside the top portion of Tornado’s body. The ergonomic design features a soft touch finish and brushed ch

Toss 'n Go

Toss 'N Go is an educational game desighed for use by children with neurological, upper extremity, fine motor, learning, or eye-hand coordination disabilities. This multipurpose physical and cognitive game assists children in learning different methods of fastening in a normal developmental sequence; offers training in letter, number, color, and shape recognition; and reinforces fine- and gross-motor skills. The child catches the foam-filled die, undoes the fastening device (zipper, buttons, buc

Totes Big Top Auto Open & Close Umbrella

Totes Big Top Auto Open & Close umbrella is a golf-sized umbrella designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. The umbrella opens and closes with the push of the same button, and has lightweight aluminum and fiberglass construction. DIMENSIONS: 55 inches in diameter and 13.5 inches long when folded. COLOR: British tan, denim, or navy and white. WARRANTY: Lifetime.

Totes Mini Auto Open Close Umbrella

Totes Mini Auto Open Close umbrella is an umbrella designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. The umbrella opens and closes with the push of the same button, and has lightweight aluminum and fiberglass construction. DIMENSIONS: 35 inches in diameter and 11 inches long when folded. WEIGHT: 12 ounces. COLOR: Black, khaki, navy, or red. WARRANTY: Lifetime.

Totes Professional Open Close Umbrella

Totes Professional Open Close umbrella is an umbrella designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. The umbrella opens and closes with the push of the same button, and is made from lightweight aluminum and fiberglass. The umbrella folds flat for carrying in a pocket or briefcase. DIMENSIONS: 36 inches in diameter and 9 inches long when folded. WEIGHT: 12 ounces. COLOR: Available in a variety of colors. WARRANTY: Lifetime.

Touch 'n' Brush Toothpaste Dispenser

The Touch ‘N Brush Toothpaste Dispenser is a toothpaste dispenser designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, limited hand strength, arthritis or individuals with the use of only one hand. This wall mountable unit secures to a wall's surface with two suction cups (included). The user can press on the suction cups, insert any size toothpaste tube with the end that dispenses toothpaste pointing downward and slide on the cover. Toothpaste is dispensed when the user pushes the end

Touch & Talk Speech Communication And Therapy Software

Touch & Talk Speech Communication and Therapy Software is a direct selection and keyboard communication program designed for use by individuals with communication, neurological, or speech disabilities, stroke, autism, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), apraxia, or muscular dystrophy. The user clicks, taps, types, or points to words or phrases on the screen and clicks the speak button for spoken narration with either a male or female voice. Word and phrase lists can be customized. The progr

Touch & Tug Discovery Book

The Touch & Tug Discovery Book is a touch activated Toy designed for use by infants and young children with cognitive disabilities or low vision. This soft book unfolds into a long activity panel that can be attached to the side of a crib, enabling the child to see and hear stories and soothing music while gazing at the colorful animal scenes above. When the child learns to sit, he/she can interact with any of the three engaging animal activities. With each tug, animal characters verbally in

Touch Balloons

Touch Balloons is a visual training and eye hand coordination activity designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, fine motor, and upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The program helps users develop eye-hand coordination and visual and tracking skills using a mouse, touchscreen, or switch. Users develop these skills by popping balloons as they float past on-screen. A menu allows the user to choose the direction of the balloons (up, down, left, right, or random) and

Touch Fun Fair

Touch Fun Fair is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The activities include Ghost Train, Coconut Shy, Darts, Ring Toss, Grab Bag, and Bumper Cars and develop cause and effect, visual discrimination, matching, and mouse skills. The program can be accessed with a mouse or a touch screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The Macintosh version re

Touch Games 1

Touch Games 1 is a control switch training program designed for use by young children with cognitive or multiple disabilities. The activities include Pin Wheel, Rockets, Dasher Dog and Annabel, Honey Bee, Memory Doors, and Hectic Highways and develop cause and effect, visual discrimination, matching, and mouse skills. The program can be accessed with a mouse or a touch screen. COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use on Macintosh and IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: The Ma

Touch It Series

The Touch it Series is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by students with cognitive or learning disabilities. Users develop hand-eye coordination skills by touching objects to eliminate them as they travel across the screen. Using the mouse, touch monitor, or an interactive whiteboard, students target and explode the objects. The speed, size, and color of every object can be controlled by the teacher or therapist who may adjust the pointer size, number of objects, and designat

Touch-Free Ez Faucet Adapter

Touch-Free EZ Faucet Adapter is a hands-free faucet adapter designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This adapter turns any kitchen or bathroom faucet into a hands-free faucet. The unit features a built-in infrared sensor that automatically turns the water on when hand movement is detected in front of the fixture. The water stays on only as long as the sensor is activated, eliminating unattended running water. This fixtu

Touchright Utilities (Model 12101)

TouchRight Utilities, model 12101, is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This on screen virtual button provides access to right-button mouse functions used by Windows applications that run in a liquid crystal display (LCD) touch pad or touch screen environment. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2000 operating system.

Touchtec Multi-Function Capacitive Touch Screen Mouth Stick

The TouchTec Multi-function Capacitive Touch Screen Mouth Stick is a mouthstick for a touchscreen or tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. This lightweight mouthstick allows the user to work, create or navigate on all devices with a touchscreen with his or her mouth. The mouthstick can be operated with light pressure, even at extreme angles. The device comes with two replaceable mouth bites made of

Towerpower

Tower-Power is a computer switch adapter designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The device is mounted over the power button on a PC, and connected to a switch (not included) placed where the user can reach. This enables the user to turn on the power from a more convenient position, or using a switch that requires less dexterity or force. This device comes with solenoid casing (aluminum housing with LED light), a V

Toy Poodle

The Toy Poodle is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with motor, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. With pink bows on its ears and a pink collar, this plush dog walks forward and backwards, shakes its head, barks, and wags its tail when a capability switch (not included) is activated. POWER: Uses two AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 5.5 x 3 inches.

Trackball Plus

The Trackball Plus is a track ball designed to provide computer cursor control for individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. This device features separate buttons for click, double click, horizontal/vertical only, drag, and speed. Five cursor speed settings are accessed simply by touching the speed button. The cursor remains in position when the ball is released and a red light indicates when the drag button is active. This device also has a removable fingerplate that

Traditional Cord Phone Modification

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a modified phone receiver for a traditional cord phone accessible from an individual’s bed side for a person with quadriplegia. A traditional cord phone was adapted to be answered by a flick of a lever for individuals who can’t pick up the receiver or use traditional corded phones. This device is no longer necessary since the individual now uses a cordless phone. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, July 2008, p. 12-13.

Transcription Aid

Transcription Aid is a text editor program designed for use to edit documents dictated using Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional voice input program (see entry). After a document has been dictated and automatically transcribed by NaturallySpeaking, this text editor presents the text generated by NaturallySpeaking on screen while the recorded voice is played back, enabling the user to correct the small number of mistakes (approximately 2 to 3 percent) made by NaturallySpeaking. A foot pedal is

Traverse Climbing Wall For Preschoolers

The Climbing Wall is designed for children with little coordination, poor motor planning skills, and weak muscles to develop those skills along with confidence and muscle tone. Buyers are to send into Fun and Function their room dimensions and the child’s or children’s age range. Fun and Function will customize the wall accordingly. WeeKidz® Traverse Wall is a child friendly version of the traditional traverse wall. Children are supported by large red and yellow hand holds in a variety of shapes

Triangle Crayon

The Triangle Crayons are crayons designed for use by young children with fine motor or gross motor disabilities. The crayons are helpful in strengthening the fingers, hands and wrists of children who demonstrate weaknesses in these areas. Use of these type crayons encourage proper writing grasp by reinforcing a tripod grip with the first writing tools a child uses. Each set contains six vibrant colors.

Trimlineseries 1030 Toilet Partition System

The TrimLineSeries 1030 Toilet Partition System are accessible restroom stall partitions designed for use by people with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis or other conditions that may cause weakness in the hands. Custom made to fit field conditions, these partitions are made of industrial grade particle board with stainless steel edge trim and concealed stainless steel hardware. The can be mounted on the floor with or without overhead bracing or hung

Trio Jar And Bottle Opener (Model 920296)

The Trio Jar and Bottle Opener, model 920296, is a jar and twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or other upper extremity disabilities. Made of plastic with a rubber surface on the bottom, the unit comes with a rubber pad to hold jars and bottles while they are being opened with the handle. The unit can be used to open vacuum lids, twist lids up to five inches in diameter, open bottle caps, and open pry-up and pop-up caps. The included ru

Trouble Game Adaption

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a customize adaptation of the Trouble game for a child with severe disabilities. Pushing the little dome to roll the dice was not something this child could do so first we cut the dice dome out of the game. Next an adapted dice was located on Ebay. Next the adapted dice are attached in the center of the game where the dice dome would be. A strip of duct tape across the back was used to hold it in place. Strips of Velcro were added to the b

True Drop

True Drop is an eye drop guide designed to aid self-administration of eyedrops by individuals with glaucoma or after cataract and other eye surgeries. The user inserts the bottle in the guide, puts on the guide like a pair of glasses, and squeezes the bottle. The guide can be used standing, sitting, or lying down. Made of plastic, it accepts virtually all eyedrop bottles, including Xalatan. It comes assembled with two universal bottle ports. For use with Xalatan, the user changes to the bottle p

Tube Roller

The Tube Roller is a tube key designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Wrapping the bottom of a toothpaste or ointment tube around the unit enables the user to turn a knob to squeeze the last of the contents out. SIZES: Small or large. DIMENSIONS: The small roller fits tubes up to 2.25 inches wide and the large fits tubes up to 2.75 inches wide.

Tube Squeezer

The Tube Squeezer is a tube key designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other disabilities of the hand. The unit consists of a base into which the bottom of a plastic or metal toothpaste, ointment, or other tube is placed. Turning the key on the side dispenses the product. As the tube empties, it wraps around the key. DIMENSIONS: The slot in the base accepts tubes up to 2 inches wide.

Turn & Sort

The Turn & Sort is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength.  It can also be used by individuals seeking to improve their visual motor and perceptual skill development as a result of developmental delays, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or brachial plexus injury. The user has to choose the correct shape for the particular stacking pole and twist each piece to make it fit properly.  The Turn & Sort can be used as an assessment resource,

Turtle Invaders

Turtle Invaders is a cause and effect program designed for children ages 4-8. It is designed to improve eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills in children with special needs and younger children. The settings can be customized to adjust the game options based on an individual’s skill level. Turtle Invaders is also compatible for switch accessible for children with limited motor coordination. Graphics and music can be adjusted to make this game suitable for children with sensory processi

Tv Controller 2

CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a TV remote for individuals with arthritis and/or fine motor disabilities. Lexan material was heated and shaped to fit various television remote controllers. Small tabs are bent at right angles over the buttons to be operated. In many settings, such as a hospital, volume can be preset so that only three tabs are required for off/on, channel up, and channel down. The unit can be placed on a non-slip rubber base or fastened to a

Tv Ears Regi-Remote

The TV Ears Regi-Remote is a universal television remote control designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or low vision. The unit has four large color coded power buttons that control a television, cable box, and satellite box. Functions include on/off button, volume and channel control, and mute control. It also has a fully functioning number panel that has a plastic cover. This system allows the user to set up to 30 favorite channels to eliminate unwanted channels. The remote is

Twinkle Tunes Piano (Model 2204)

The Twinkle Tunes Piano, model 2240, is a toy piano and music synthesizer designed for use by children with upper extremity, cognitive, and fine motor disabilities. This piano consists of large color-coded keys adapted to match color-coded notes on 12 laminated song cards. When the on switch is pressed, the user can press keys to match the color sequence on a song card to play songs, including "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and "Pop Goes the Weasel." This toy promotes auditory, visual and tactile act

Twist & Pop

The Twist & Pop is a twist top, pop top, and ring top opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This plastic opener has a hole that fits over twist tops for opening as well as openers for pop top bottles and ring top cans.

Twister Jar Opener

The Twister Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. Made of chromed steel, the opener clamps to the jar lid and opens the jar with a twist of the wooden handle. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 1 5/8 inches. The device opens jars from 0.5 to 4.5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 3.2 ounces.

Two Handle Laundry Faucet (Model C0-44-242)

The Two Handle Laundry Faucet, model C0-44-242. is a lever handle faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Features include a swing spout and hose adapter, wrist blade handles, solid cast brass housing, and a ceramic cartridge. DIMENSIONS: Spout is 6 3/16 inches long and includes 4-inch centers for mounting. COLOR: Chrome.

Two Handle Snorkel Cup, Model 920349

Two Handle Snorkel Cup is designed for people with grasping disabilities. A clear plastic mug that has double handles to ensure a strong grasp. It has wide cup base which is tip resistant to decrease likelihood of spills. A straw can be inserted into the spout lid or the spout can be sipped from like a straw with the air hole used to regulate flow of liquid.

Two-Hook Grocery Bag Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or weak grasps to carry plastic grocery bags. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making this simple device. A cup hook is screwed a short distance from each end of a short length of dowel covered with pipe insulation secured with plastic tape. The loop handles of the plastic grocery bag are looped over the hook for car

Ty-All

The Ty-All is a fishing knot tying jig designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This device ties knots in lures, and aids in threading hooks and cutting fishing line. The unit comes with mounting bolt and wing nut, line cutter and threader, and an instruction book.

Udrink

The uDrink is a can, cup, or bottle holder designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, upper extremity, or grasping disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device consists of a container holder with super grip non-slip strap liner and a stainless steel handle with a rubberized coating. The strap liner allows the strap to securely hold irregularly shaped items and containers, as well as containers covered in condensation. The handle is equipped with a slot through which t

Ultra Latch

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a door handle that pushes or pulls to open an interior door making it possible for individuals with disabilities, small children, or anyone unable to use either or both hands to enter and exit through the doorway. The UltraLatch doesn’t twist or turn like traditional door handles. The user unlatches the door by pushing or pulling UltraLatch approximately .5 inches. Inspired by the auto gear shifter, the UltraLatch is designed to conform to the shape of

Undo Me Mini Cube

The Undo Me Mini Cube is a cubed shape toy that has different types of fastenings including buttons and laces designed for use by individuals with neurological impairments or upper extremity disabilities.  It can be used to help develop fine motor skills or to provide a therapeutic activity for dementia patients.

Unger Nitty Nabbers

Unger Nitty Nabbers is designed for use by individuals with limited arm, shoulder and back movement as a result of arthritis, surgery or neurological involvement. The Unger Nitty Nabber is a multi-purpose reacher to assist with grabbing and reaching hard-to-reach objects without risking hand, arm, back or knee strain. Also allows picking up dirty items while avoiding skin contact or exposure to possibly harmful bacteria or chemicals. It was designed for an ergonomic grip for smooth trigger-pull

Unisex Screenprint Bib With Snap Closure

The Unisex Screenprint Bib with Snap Closure is a bib designed for use by men or women with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities. This quilted bib provides protection from spills. The bib has a snap closure, and it consists of a quilted front with a poly fill center for added absorbency and a waterproof vinyl PVC (polyvinyl chloride) backing. There are versions for men and women with different designs. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 18 inches. COLORS: Assorted screenprints.

Universal Access Copier System

The Universal Access Copier System is an accessible copy machine designed for use in the workplace by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have blindness or low vision. This system is specifically designed with a low-rise console and handle for wheelchair accessibility. Speaker-dependent voice recognition enables the system to learn user speech patterns, enabling any user to operate all system features and adjust settings by speaking commands into a microphone connected to a personal computer.

Universal Adaptive Drink Holder

This Universal Adaptive Drink Holder is designed for individuals who have limited or no grip, persons with disabilities that negatively affect their fine motor skills, a person with a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, someone who has arthritis or had a stroke. With the Universal Adaptive Drink Holder the user can drink independently. This product has a curved handle and can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, cups & glasses of all different shapes, sizes and

Universal Corner Chair

The Universal Corner Chair is a positioning chair designed for use by children and adolescents up to 60 inches with upper extremity, neurological, mobility, or severe physical disabilities. This chair aids in keeping a child’s shoulders flexed to help better focus on fine motor activities. It is also helpful in maintaining leg extension and extensor thrust. Features include an abductor block, hip positioning belt, height-adjustable H-harness and removable tray with folding support that rises to

Universal Lock

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of universal lock that allows children with disabilities to operate a school locker. In middle and high school, almost every student secures their locker with a dial combination lock. Individuals with cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury may be unable to use these types of locks due to a lack of motor or cognitive skills necessary to open a standard lock. A universal lock prototype was created and tested on children with special needs. The

Universal Pick Up

The Universal Pick Up is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person from reaching or picking up a golf ball on the ground or in a hole. The tool has a solid brass base with a rubber suction cup, and it fits any traditional putter grip.

Universal Turner

The Universal Turner "Pigge" is a knob and tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The device consists of a unit with retractable stainless steel pins attached to an L-shaped, latex-free plastic handle to increase turning leverage.When pressed against an irregularly-shaped item, knob or control, such as keys, dead bolts faucets, or stove controls, the retractable pins conform to and grip the object to be turned. The handle provides turnin

Universal Tv Large Button Remote

The Universal TV Large Button Remote is a television remote designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, or low vision. This large button remote can be operated with six buttons; on/off, channel up/down, volume up/down, and mute, and works with most brands of televisions. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.25 x 1.25 x 0.50 inches.

Upright Claw

The Upright Claw is a golf accessory designed to assist people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities and other disabilities that prevent a person form reaching or grasping a ball on the ground or in a hole. This device can be screwed into the small hole on the end of a putter grip to pick up the ball and it has a magnet in its base to hold a metal ball marker (included). DIMENSIONS: The markers are 0.75-inch in diameter.

Upright File Handle (Model F-1)

The Upright File Handle, model F-1, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This ergonomic handle holds a file (not included) at a right angle to the handle, allowing ergonomically correct positioning of the fingers, hand, and wrist and providing more leverage than standard handles. The handle is equipped with a hole to accept most standard files. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Usb Switch Interface

The USB Switch Interface is a switch adapter for computer designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. This switch adapter connects from one to five single switch input devices to a computer. It supports industry standard single switch software applications written for one to five single switches. Switches that have a standard 1/8-inch mini-plug fit directly in the jacks on the interface. Switches with plug sizes other than 1/8 inch can be used with an adapte

Utensil Strap (Model Ha-4196)

The Utensil Strap, model HA-4196, is a utensil holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. To use, attach the strap to the utensil and slip hand through the loop. SIZES: The strap fits most hands. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 5 grams.

Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 819B)

The Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 819B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 7 x 4.75 inches. COLOR: Natur

Utility Tray

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to organize and carry items. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a tray with a Luan plywood bottom and lattice molding sides. The tray is equipped with D-shaped handles large enough to slip the user’s hands through. MATERIALS: A quarter-inch thick piece of 11 x 14 inch Luan (smooth-surfaced) mahogany

Vanimals (Model 1179)

Vanimals, model 1179, are educational toys designed to provide auditory and visual stimulation for children with neurological disabilities. Available in three styles (sold separately), each toy comes with a simple remote control with two big buttons. Hippo Fire Engine features a plastic body in the shape of hippo, four plastic wheels, a bell, two headlights, two big eyes, and two front teeth. When children press one button on its remote control, the fire engine does its funny walk. If the other

Vegetable Brush (Model Sw3235)

The Vegetable Brush, model SW3235, is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand, or other upper extremity disabilities.This brush features two suction cups on the base to secure it to counters or other smooth surfaces. It is also designed for comfortable gripping while holding. The brush is equipped with stiff nylon bristles for scrubbling potatoes, vegetables, and fruit. Two prongs at one end of the brush can be used to remove eyes and other bad spots. The other end i

Velcro Garment Fasteners

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses ways in which sew-on Velcro tape can be used to modify clothing. Buttons can be replaced with Velcro, neck holes can be enlarged and the seams closed with Velcro, and Velcro can be sewn next to the zippers on pants, ski

Velfoam ##2

Velfoam ##2 is Velcro foam strap padding designed for persons with physical disabilities. The cushion-soft material can be used for pading, straps or body support. The polyfoam strip is faced on both sides with Velcro loop and is ready to use with hook material. The material is washable and sterilizable. DIMENSIONS (LxWxT): 5 yards x 2 inches x 0.25 inch.

Vibrascribe Writing Intervention

VibraScribe Writing Intervention is a writing tool designed for children and adults working on their writing skills as a result of a neurological illness or physical disability. The VibraScribe incorporates an optical transmitter and receiver. The receiver measures the amount of light reflected and compares the level to an internally stored alarm level. If the level is greater than the calibrated alarm level, an internal vibrating motor is activated. Thus, the pen will vibrate when the nib is

Vibrating Lollipop Switch

Vibrating Lollipop Switch is designed for clients working on cause and effect, eye-hand coordination and motor planning as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy or Down’s syndrome. It is a low-profile unit.  Users simply touch any surface point to engage and operate any adapted item. Each switch includes 6 inch cord with 1/8 inch mono plug.  Vigorous vibrations await the user.  Textured, “bumpy” surface provides additional tactile stimulation. 

Vibrating Pearl (Model 482)

Vibrating Pearl, model 482, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, Pearl, the octopus from the movie Finding Nemo, vibrates. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 10 inches. COLOR: Pink.

Vibrating Sponge Bob Square Pants (Model 487)

Vibrating Sponge Bob Square Pants, model 487, a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plush toy has been adapted with a jack for a switch (not included), and when the switch is activated, Sponge Bob vibrates. POWER: Uses one N cell battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 8 inches tall.

Vibration Therapy Gloves`

The Vibration Therapy Gloves are gloves that are developed to be suitable for a persons with arthritis who have difficulty in the cold. As the weather gets cold and can make arthritis flair up, these gloves have tiny massagers on the finger joints vibrate at the touch of a button, bring warmth to achy hands. The gloves are made to help support blood flow. With its breathable cotton and spandex, it allows for mild compression to prevent swelling.

Video Game Buddy

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a video game controller “buddy” that enables an individual with quadriplegia to play video games. The Video Game Buddy allows an individual with quadriplegia to control the buttons (hands-free) on the video game controller by sipping into puff straws mounted on a headset. Head switches attached to a headrest trigger the directional pad. The Video Game Buddy is made of two parts: 1) the input box and 2) the switches. The input box is made of plastic wit

Video Reel De-Spooler

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to de-spool video reels for recycling. The devices consists of a holder with slots for four reels, with rollers made from typewriter platens underneath. A small motor turns the rollers which rotate the reels, causing the tape to come off the reels and fall into a garbage bag. The light belts driving the rollers provide enough force to turn the reels, but not enough to damage anything else that touches them. TITLE: Maki

Vinyl Clothing Protector (Model 16T080)

The Vinyl Clothing Protector, model 16T080, is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, fine motor or severe physical disabilities. Made of durable but lightweight cloth backed vinyl, this large bib features a three inch bottom pocket that opens with Velcro to catch spills. Velcro is also used to attach at the back of the neck. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 24 x 18 inches. COLOR: Blue and white

Virtual Keyboard

The Virtual Keyboard is an optical keyboard designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. The keychain-sized unit projects a virtual keyboard on any flat surface and advanced optics track the user's finger movements on the projected keyboard. The projector can be paired with a smartphone, laptop, or tablet computer and connects via Bluetooth wireless technology. POWER: Uses the included rechargeable lithium-ion battery (USB cord included). The ba

Virturl Motor Skills

VIRTUAL MOTOR SKILLS, Program #630, is a software program designed to give the user with limited motor skills the virtual experience of performing tasks by picking up, putting down, and moving objects around using 1 or 2 switches, a mouse click, or the computer keyboard. Skills introduced in this activity include the following: eye-hand coordination, scanning, matching, sequencing and sorting. In many of the activities, the user controls a life-like hand to complete tasks such as picking up colo

Visionboard

The VisionBoard is a large print keyboard with large keys designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, and/or fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. Although the keyboard is standard sized, the keys are double the standard key size. The keys also have extra- large lettering. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM and compatible computers and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: IBM and compatible computers without a standard PS/2 port require a PS/2 to USB Converter. Mac

Visionboard2 (Models Vb2 & Vb2Y)

VisionBoard2 is a large key, large print keyboard designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities. This keyboard has large tying keys and oval function keys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, Vista, or MAC OS 10.1.5 or higher and a USB port. DIMENSIONS: 19 x 1.5 x 7 inches. The keys are 1-inch square. COLOR: Model VB2 has a black case with white keys. Mode

Vocalize! Wheelchair Cell Phone Voice Control System

The Vocalize! Wheelchair Cell Phone Voice Control System is a voice activated cell phone dialer with voice output cell phone caller identification designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. The system mounts on a wheelchair and communicates wirelessly with a Bluetooth cell phone (not included). The user can call contacts, answer calls, and hang up with voice commands. The system provides natural voice prompts, and inte

Voice Activated Remote Control (Model 5180)

The Voice Activated Remote Control, model 5180, is a voice input remote control for television, video recorder, or DVD player designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This voice-activated remote control uses the sound of the user's voice to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, satellite, and AUX functions. It recognizes up to 50 commands and can perform complex multi-step operations from a single spoken command. POWER: Uses 4

Vs Virtuaclick

VS VirtuaClick is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This program provides access to mouse click features in Windows applications for individuals who have difficulty using a mouse. The program can also operate with a head-mouse or another alternative input device. The program performs mouse clicks for the user when the mouse pointer dwells at a position. The program can do all standard click types and performs mouse clicks in

Vtuber Tube Squeezer (Model Ts11)

The Vtuber Tube Squeezer is a tube key designed for use by individuals with minor arthritis or other disabilities of the hand. The user slides the squeezer on the tube to push contents toward the nozzle. The squeezer locks on the tube to prevent backflow and keep the contents ready for dispensing. With a light squeeze, the user can dispense precise amount with less effort. DIMENSIONS: The slot accepts tubes up to 2.5 inches wide.

Walker Pants (Models 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607 & 608)

The Walker Pants, models 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 606, 607 and 608, are trousers designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. These pants are available made of brushed bull denim, stretch denim, stonewashed denim, stretch twill, sweatshirt fleece or knit. The Walker Pants have a hook and loop fly for closure. OPTIONS: Right or left back pants pocket, pull loops, drawstring, trim, lower leg flare, and reverse fly open to the left. Other customizations are available. SIZES: For wa

Walker Shorts (Models 631, 632, 633 & 634)

The Walker Shorts, models 631, 632, 633 & 634, are men's or women's shorts designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. These shorts are available made of brushed bull denim, stretch denim, stonewashed denim, stretch twill, sweatshirt fleece or knit. The Walker Shorts have an elastic waist with hook and loop squares down the fly. SIZES: Waist sizes 18 to 45 inches. COLORS: A variety of colors are available. WARRANTY: Refund or exchange within 3 weeks of ship date unwashed; c

Washing Machine Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with lupus causing limited hand strength to operate her washing machine. The cycle setting dial on the washing machine has a raised center and indentations onn either side, and the user was unable to grasp it to turn it to the desired setting. A simple turning aid was created using waterproofed wood. A block of wood was cut and two wooden prongs made from dowels were screwed and glued into the bottom of the block. All edges were ro

Water Scooter

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation for an individual with cerebral palsy to have physical support, improved mobility, and independence while swimming in a pool or lake. The water scooter is adapted from the Fluid Motorchair (See http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/5/SportsRec/Marine/MotorizedWaterT...). The electric motor and mount tube were taken from the chair and a golf ball was added to the steering post to make it easy to use one handed. The

Water Table Adaptations

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide access to a water play table for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments while using a therapeutic incline box. The plastic table had a metal stand with casters, but as the child grew, it no longer provided the correct height and position. To resolve the problem, the legs were extended and adjustability was added to accommodate future growth. To increase stability, the casters were removed from one end. DI

Wave Switch-Adapted Trackball

The Wave is a switch-adapted trackball designed for classroom use by individuals with limited hand control, motor skill or hand-eye coordination disabilities, and/or involuntary muscle spasms. Intended to provide plug-and-play access to classroom computers, this device features an oversized trackball with free-running movement that requires only the slightest touch. Color-coded buttons allow for left/right clicks, as well as drag lock, enabling users to "lock on" to a screen object so it can be

Wear Ease Shoe Fasteners

The Wear Ease Shoe Fasteners are shoe lace fasteners designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. These fasteners are straps that allow for easier fastening and unfastening of shoes by converting regular lace up shoes to easily used hook-and–loop closures. D-rings facilitate closing and opening of the strap. Each fastener fits shoes with 2-3 eyelets, and shoes with 4-6 eyelets require two fasteners. SIZES: One size fits all. COLORS:

Webadapt2Me

WebAdapt2Me is a large print and voice output Web browser and key modificaition program designed for use by individuals with visual, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enlarges text, reduces visual clutter, reads Web page content aloud, and automatically adjusts keyboard sensitivity to the user's typing style. It manipulates Web pages without requiring Web developers to rewrite or change Web site content. The program can magnify everything on a Web page up to 250 percent, e

Weighted Bowl

The Weighted Bowl is designed for those individuals with arthritis, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and other Central Nervous System disorders, as it is reduce the bowl’s movement while eating. Also, insulated to keep food warm/cold, a feature designed to help those who know it takes them longer to feed themselves. Also helpful to other illnesses, injuries, or disorders that cause tremors in the upper body/to the hands.

Weighted Pen (Models 79200 & 79201)

The Weighted Pen is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disase, and other fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This pen has a large barrel with five weights in it. By adding or removing weights, the weight of the pen can be adjusted from 2.1 to 3.7 ounces to meet individual needs in order to write without pressure. The pen uses standard ballpoint refills. COLOR: Model 79200 has a blue barrel and blue ink. Model 79201 has a black bar

Weighted Two Handle Mug With Lid, Model 555667

Weighted Two Handle Mug With Lid is crystal clear plastic mug which has a base with a weight of 10 ounce and two large handles to make drinking safer and easier for people with limited hand control, tremors, spasticity or Parkinsons. This mug can be used with or without lid. The handles will accommodate four adult fingers, the lid has a drinking spout to prevent spills.

Weplay Tai-Chi Ball

The WePlay Tai-Chi ball is designed for children to increase coordination, posture and concentration. Involves twisting and turning one's body and encourages hand-eye coordination. Strengthens the flexibility of wrist and promotes good posture for writing. Promotes self-confidence and enhances the ability of reaction and concentration. Improves balance in movement. Ages 4 and up. SIZE: 8 inches. COLOR: Clear with green track pathway and yellow ball inside.

Wheel-R-Dealer

The Wheel-R-Dealer is an automatic card dealer designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This handheld device deals cards face down or face up, depending on the game and position. Features include a light touch trigger and smooth precision motor that deals 52 cards from first to last. When enclosing the entire deck, the device reduces the chance for deck-follies or loose cards.

Wico Touchscreen Stylus

The WICO Touchscreen Stylus is a stylus for touch screen designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. A stylus with a soft cloth tip (included) is mounted on a ring holder that fits on any finger, eliminating the need to grip or squeeze the stylus. The stylus can be extended from the ring holder or retracted into the holder using a sliding button. The manufacturer states that the WICO Touchscreen Stylus is appropriate for use with the B

Wico Writing Pen

The WICO Writing Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. The ink cartridge with ballpoint is mounted on a ring that fits on any finger, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pen. The natural weight of the hand is sufficient to apply ink to the page. Ink refills are available. COLOR: Clear, yellow, green, pink, pewter, or blue.

Wii Assist

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: University of Delaware students Rob Rehrig, Josh Marks, and Larry Aiello have hacked the Wii video game controller and Wii Fit’s Wii Balance Board creating prototypes which can be used with applications for individuals with disabilities. The WiiAssist adapts the infrared sensors in the Wii controller, which detects a Wii game player’s motion and position, so that it can be attached to someone’s head. The sensor is then used to track head movements, which can con

Wikki Stix

Wikki Stix are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with neurological and physical disabilities. Wikki Stix can also function as tactile, raised-line markers for individuals who are blind or have low vision. These non-toxic wax-coated strands can be bent and manipulated to form designs, figures, etc. Wikki Stix are available in a primary color set (48 strands), a rainbow set (24 strands), and a neon color set (48 strands); each set is sold separately. Also available are

Willie Jumping Duck (Model 7028)

Willie Jumping Duck is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When the user activates a capability switch (not included) or squeezes the wing on this plush toy duck, it flaps its wings, shakes its head, and jumps up and down while he sings the song “If You’re Happy You Know It.” POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. It is designed to provide auditory stimulation and increase visual attention. DIMENSIONS (H

Wipe Assist

Wipe Assist is a product designed for individuals who have limited upper body mobility and find it difficult to adequately wipe themselves or for persons that cannot turn their torso and/or reach around in order to fully wipe themselves. Made especially for individuals with grasping, neurological, reaching, or upper extremity disabilities. The device is designed to hold toilet paper 16 inches out from where the user can reach. Wipe Assist allows users to wipe independently and without assistance

Wire Loop Needle Threader

The Wire Loop Needle Threader is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. The user pushes the metal wire loop through the needle, inserts the thread through the loop, pulls the thread and loop back through the needle together, and finally removes the threader.

Wire Loop Needle Threaders

The Wire Loop Needle Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals who have little dexterity in their hands, or who are blind or have low vision. They are sold in packages of two.

Wireless Tv Remote (Model 1521)

The Wireless TV Remote, model 1521, is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This oversized wireless TV remote control features a large striking area with large push buttons. The buttons are labeled with words and symbols for Channel, Sound and On/Off functions. The remote uses infrared technology compatible with most remote-controlled TVs. Five input jacks allow the user to control the remote with an external

Witch Hexe Needle Threader

The Witch Hexe Needle Threader is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. The user lays the thread across the groove in the threader, places the needle eye-down in the chute, and presses the button. A small loop of thread pops out at the end of the needle. The unit comes with a small spool stand, a thread- cutting attachment, and instructions. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.5 x 2 x 2 inches.

Without-Mouse

Without-Mouse is a mouse emulator program designed for use by people with fine motor or neurological disabilities and others who are unable to use a computer mouse. This software allows a person to navigate a Web page by using just the arrow keys on a keyboard to move the cursor to any pages content elements, eliminating the need for a mouse or touchpad. The user presses the "Enter" key to "click" on a link. Without-Mouse is available for individual users as a browser add-on for Internet Explore

Wooden Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a wooden handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. To maske the handle, drill holes at each end of a horizontal dowel and in a pair of wooden spacers. Put bolts through the holes in the dowel and the specers and secure in the hol

Woodpecker

Woodpecker is a switch or joystick computer control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This hardware interface connects to a computer's serial port and can be used with one or two switches or with a joystick. The hardware comes with two software programs: JoyMove, which enables the user to move the mouse cursor on the screen using a joystick connected to the hardware interface; and Woodsoft, which allows the user to make action-reaction gam

Woodpecker Usb

Woodpecker USB is a switch or joystick computer control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This hardware interface connects to a computer's USB port and can be used with one to five switches or with a joystick. The hardware comes with two software programs: JoyMove, which enables the user to move the mouse cursor on the screen using a joystick connected to the hardware interface; and Woodsoft, which allows the user to make action-reaction g

Wordcomplete For Windows (Models Sw-19 & Sw-19R)

WordComplete for Windows is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities or upper extremity disabilities. This program attempts to complete the word the user is working on, but does not attempt to read ahead. The most likely word completion candidate is suggested in-line with the user's typing. The list pops up very close to the text insertion point. Colors are used to help the process. The word completion candidates can be auto-read to eliminate or decrea

Wordpsychic (Model Wps-100)

WordPsychic, model WPS-100, is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This software reduces the amount of typing required to enter text into any Windows-based program. It does this by predicting the word the user is typing as the user types. As each new letter is entered, a new list of predicted words is displayed. Clicking on a word in the prediction list or typing its number in the upper right corner causes the

Wrist Grips Paddle Adaptations

Wrist Grips Paddle Adaptations is designed for use by individuals with limited to no grasping abilities due to an injury or neurological disability. A wristband is worn on the wrist that slides in a keyhole slot on the paddle. This provides a complete connection that allows you to paddle, even with an open hand. Yet, it safely releases without any secondary action.

Wrist Stretcher

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized adapted wrist stretcher for an individual with multiple sclerosis. The individual’s multiple sclerosis has progressed to a point where she cannot use her right arm and has limited dexterity in her left. It is important that she retain as much flexibility as possible so she can pick up objects and operate her electric wheelchair. To help the individual maintain her flexibility her physiotherapist has recommended that she stretch

WriteRight Pencil and Grip - "The Shark"

The “shark-like” Write Right pencil grip is designed for use by children with Down’s syndrome, low muscle tone, and stroke who are working on developing a mature and efficient dynamic tripod grasp for writing.  Children learn to develop an efficient grasping pattern as they, “pinch the eyes, cover the mouth and wrap your fingers around the tail.” These design features act as visual cues to aid in proper finger placement. Other unique design features include, the firm, slightly rough outer surfac

Writing Guide

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with fine motor or vision disabilities to stay within lines on a tablet or write in straight lines. To make the guide, place a sheet of card stock on flat surface. Use a color that will create contrast between the writing surface and the guide. Using a ruler, measure one-half inch from left side of card stock at top and bottom and mark with a dot. Do the same on the right side. Place ruler along both dots and draw a connecting line from

X-Keys Controller (Usb)

The X-Keys Controller (USB) is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a compound programmable keyboard and joystick designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The patented built-in joystick offers precise control with little movement and the design permits additional contr

X-Keys Desktop

X-Keys Desktop is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a keypad with 20 user-programmable keys that provide one-button access to shortcuts such as macros and hotkeys. Users can create their own macros with keystroke programming. The keyboard comes in USB or PS/2 versions. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: For PC, 2000, XP, or Vista operating system. For Mac, OSX o

X-Keys Foot Pedal

The X-Keys Foot Pedal is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides three foot pedals that can be programmed to replace keyboard commands; a separate command can be programmed with the pedal

X-Keys Pro

The X-Keys Pro is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This unit is a programmable keyboard designed to provide access to custom or stock software and can be used in conjunction with the standard keyboard or as a stand-alone keyboard for applications not requiring a standard keyboard. The unit provides 58 user-programmable keys that accept multiple keystrokes, enabling multiple keystrokes to be programmed to a single key. Informa

Yale 5400Ln Series Heavy-Duty Cylindrical Lockset

The Yale 5400LN Series Heavy-Duty Cylindrical Lockset, is a door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or neurological disabilities. Designed for industrial, commercial, and institutional use, features include Yale 6- and 7-pin standard and interchangeable core cylinders; stainless steel latchbolt with direct half-inch throw; wear-resistant chassis plates; heavy-duty lever return springs to prevent lever sag and provide positive return of lever to hori

Zip It

The Zip It is a zipper pull designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Designed to enable individuals to dress without assistance, this device features a hook that grasps and closes the zipper. DIMENSIONS: The hook is 4 inches.

Zip-It Opener

The Zip-It Opener is a package opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device opens hard plastic blister or clamshell packages using a powered roller blade. With the press of a button, this battery-operated opener easily cuts through most difficult packages leaving no sharp edges. When not in use, the Zip-It has plastic safety guard that fits over the blade. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). WARRANTY: 60-day limited warra

Zipper & Button Puller (Model En27Crd)

The Zipper and Button Puller, model EN27CRD, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or strength. This folding device features a large plastic handle with a D-shaped hole at one end and a slim metal hook at the other end. The hook slips into the holes on a button to pull it through the button hole or into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zipper up or down. The unit folds to half-length to fit into a pocket or purs

Zipper Pull

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with fine motor or grasping disabilities to use a zipper. Cut 6 to 8 inches of fishing line and thread it through the hole in the zipper pull. Tie the ends together. The loop can be used to pull the zipper up and down and can be tucked into the zipper facing when not in use. MATERIALS: Clear fishing line. TOOLS: scissors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting and tying. TITLE: Ten Dollar Tech. NEWSLETTER: TECHtalk, Illinois Technology Assistive Technology

Zipper Pull Adaptations

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options for managing zippers. Options include attaching a key ring or chain to the existing tab, using a ribbon or nylon string loop, or replacing the existing zipper with a larger one. The article also discusses method

Zipper Pulls

The Zipper Pulls are zipper pulls designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pulls attach to zippers on a variety of items, including jackets, sweaters, boots and luggage. They are made of polypropylene with grooved nylon grip tabs. DIMENSIONS: 3.25 inches long; the tabs are (LxW) 0.75 x 0.5 inches. COLOR: Assorted.

Zoomate

ZOOMATE is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This cellular phone speaker add on allows any adaptive switch with an 1/8-inch plug (not included)to enable the user to answer, end, and initiate calls using the voice dialing software of the existing cell phone. OPTIONS: Adapter that Bluetooth-enables an existing cell phone.

Zumo

Zumo is designed for use by children with or without special needs to control tablet application and games. Once paired to a device, simply press Zumo’s buttons and apps respond to the child’s input on-screen. Once Zumo is paired to a device, users press the buttons and apps respond to the child’s input on-screen. Children are provided a unique experience by mapping their physical movements to fine touch screen gestures.

Zuup

The Zuup is a pill organizer and dispenser aid design for use by people with fine motor or grasping disabilities who need to take medication. The Zuup holds pills in a round cartridge with multiple slots. Pills can be loaded into the cartidge by the user or a caregiver, and more than one pill can fit into a single slot, depending on the pills' size. The cartridge is loaded into the main unit, and when it is time for the user to take his or her medication, he or she holds can dispense the pill by

Zyrosky

Zyrosky is multi-level switch accessible runner-game designed for children ages 4-8 with and without disabilities. It can be customized to a user’s abilities and interests. Users can touch the screen to play or use an external switch (connected through a Bluetooth switch interface). The beginner’s options to help children gain confidence during game play. Graphics and music can be graded to make this game suitable for sensory sensitive kids or for kids that are easily distracted.

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