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10-Inch Siderail Bags (Model 70400)

The 10-inch Siderail Bags, model 70400, are bed pouches designed to provide a small storage area for reading glasses, paperback books, a TV remote control unit, refreshment bottles, telephone, etc. They may also be used as bedside litter caddies. The opening is made of a spring hex frame which requires very little manual dexterity or strength to operate. Opening the bag is achieved by placing the fingers in the middle of the frame and popping it outward; by pushing on the outside of the frame, t

14 Gallon Black Steel Touchless Trashcan Sx

The 14 Gallon Black Steel Touchless Trashcan® SX is a fully automatic sensor trashcan designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. Unlike step-on and hand-touch trashcans, the Touchless Trashcan® SX opens and closes using infrared technology, making direct contact with the receptacle obsolete when opening or closing the lid. When the user’s hand or debris comes within 6 inches of the infrared sensor located on top of the trashcan, the lid will slide open automatic

14 Gallon Stainless Steel Touchless Trashcan Sx (Model#: It14Sc)

The 14 Gallon Stainless Steel Touchless Trashcan® SX (Model#: IT14SC) is a fully automatic sensor trashcan designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. Unlike step-on and hand-touch trashcans, the Touchless Trashcan® SX opens and closes using infrared technology, making direct contact with the receptacle obsolete when opening or closing the lid. When the user’s hand or debris comes within 6 inches of the infrared sensor located on top of the trashcan, the lid will

14 Gallon White Steel Touchless Trashcan Sx (Model#: It14Sw)

The 14 Gallon White Steel Touchless Trashcan® SX (Model#: IT14SW) is a fully automatic sensor trashcan designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. Unlike step-on and hand-touch trashcans, the Touchless Trashcan® SX opens and closes using infrared technology, making direct contact with the receptacle obsolete when opening or closing the lid. When the user’s hand or debris comes within 6 inches of the infrared sensor located on top of the trashcan, the lid will slid

17-Inch Flame Retardant Oven Mitt

This 17-Inch Flame Retardant Oven Mitt can help prevent burns when used by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The long mitt protects hand, wrist, and lower arm from direct contact with hot oven surfaces. The mitt is made from a quilted flame-retardant protective material. DIMENSIONS: 17 inches long. A 13 inch long model is also available. COLOR: Charcoal.

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-Sided Black And White Cutting Board

The 2-Sided Black and White Cutting Board is a cutting board designed to provide contrast for individuals who have low vision. This cutting board is white on one side and black on the other, allowing the user to find the best contrast for cutting needs. For example, carrots can be placed on the white side and onions on the black side. DIMENSIONS: 15.75 x 10 inches.

2-Way Lift Chair (Model 70556)

The 2-Way Lift Chair, model 70556, is a seat lift chair and recliner designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This two-position chair features quiet and smooth lift and recline. With a touch of a button the chair lifts the user up. A built-in emergency battery back-up allows the chair to return to the sitting position in the event of a power outage. POWER: Uses household current; the backup uses 9-volt batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxW): The chair is 43 x 29 inches. Th

20-20 Pens

20-20 Pens are designed for individuals with low vision. Pen for users with low vision. Bold line 20/20 Pens make handwriting easy to read. Bold black felt-tip marker with permanent ink provides high contrast against light-colored backgrounds.

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 Position Bariatric Expanda-Bed

The 5 Position Bariatric Expanda-Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with obesity and severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bed features head and foot elevation, Trendelenberg position, seat up and down, and adjustable bed height. It has single button controls for cardiac chair position, return to supine, and Trendelenberg operation. Trendelenberg operation may be used without having the bed either fully up or fully down. The bed has Steer-Lock casters, and

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. 

6919 Positioning Pillow

The 6919 Positioning Pillow is a body positioner and infant positioning cushion made of a foam blend. Small squares of foam fill an inner pillow case made of vinyl, which is covered with an outer pillowcase that zips off for washing. SIZES: Small or Large. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 20 inches (small) and 32 x 20 inches (large). COLOR: Forest green.

Able Generation Basic Play Chair

The Able Generation Basic Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt and pads. OPTIONS: An optional footrest and tray (sold separately) are available for the regular chair. A therapeutic back insert

Able Generation Module A Play Chair

The Able Generation Module A Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who have adequate head control and early sitting skills. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt, pads, a flat insert back, and a pommel. OPTIONS: An optional footrest

Able Generation Module B Play Chair

The Able Generation Module B Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who require additional trunk support. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt, a winged insert back, one- or two-inch side leg pads, and a pommel. The winged back inser

Able Generation Module C Play Chair

The Able Generation Module C Play Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with physical disabilities who require full back, head, and trunk support. This wooden chair features a moveable seat which can be angled and adjusted to any height within a specified range. The seat can be lowered so the child's legs rest on the floor, enabling supported floor play. The chair includes a nylon seat belt,height-adjustable legs, a therapeutic insert back, a choice of one- or two-inch

Able Generation Play Table

The Able Generation Play Table is a cut out table designed for use by children with physical disabilities. This wooden table enables the child to be surrounded on three sides, stabilizing the arms and aiding in focusing the attention. The table tilts to five, 15, or 25 degrees. A lip on the inside and outside edges minimizes the possibility of small items, books, and papers sliding off the table when the top is tilted. This table may also be used during floor sitting or supported standing. OPTIO

Ableware Ablerise Bed Rail

ABLEWARE AbleRise Bed Rails are side rails designed to provide support for individuals with mobility disabilities as they enter and exit the bed. Available in a single model and a double model, the base of these rails installs between the mattress and the box springs. The rails are height adjustable and feature storage pockets. DIMENSIONS: The rails are 20 inches wide. The space between the handles on the double model adjusts from 7 to 17 inches. The unit extends 39.25 inches under the mattress

Ableware Pot And Pan Holder (Model H753430000)

The Ableware Pot and Pan Holder, model H753430000, is designed to keep pots and pans steady on the stove so that individuals with the use of one arm can stir or dish out the contents of the container. The device consists of a plastic coated steel wire frame with three suction feet. It holds the handle of the pot or pan to prevent movement while thecontents are being stirred. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 4.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound. WARRANTY: 12 months parts and labor.

Accella Series (Models 6030, 4830 & 6024)

The Accella Series, models 6030, 4830, and 6024 are computer work centers and height-adjustable work tables designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The height adjustment, which is accomplished using the built-in hand crank, also provides access for individuals who stand or use standing aids while working. The hand crank is located underneath the tabletop and folds out of the way when not in use. The standard table has a laminate top, anodized aluminum pedestal, and steel feet. OPTIO

Accessible Washers And Dryers.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Enables person in a wheelchair to reach controls on back panel of a washing machine or dryer. Controls are brought forward, even with the front of the machines. Rotary selection knob of washer connects by flexible cable to a large 3 pronged handle which provides leverage. Labeling of the various cycles was placed on a large circle immediately behind the control handle. Dryer cycle selection knobs are duplicated at the front of the machine by large circ

Accessible Washers And Dryers.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation of coin operated, front loading washer and dryer to allow access to the controls for people in wheelchairs. The washer and dryer controls, normally at the top rear of the machines, were duplicated on panels at the front of each machine, attached to the original controls with flexible cable. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For additional information contact: Dr Roy Norris, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas, Rehabilitation Engineerin

Ache-No-More Pillow

The Ache-No-More Pillow is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain, injury, or disability. Made of hypo-allergenic foam, the pillow is designed to align the head, neck, and spine during sleep. The pillow combines a cervical roll with a soft foam surface and has a zippered cotton/polyester cover. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 20 x 15.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Active Foot Rest

The Active Foot Rest is a footstool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and back disabilities. Designed with a sturdy plastic frame, this footstool adjusts to three different heights to provide optimal positioning. DIMENSIONS: The height range is 2.75 to 6.75 inches. COLOR: Black, blue, red, or white.

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.

Ada Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk (Model 876)

The ADA Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk, model 876, is a height adjustable classroom desk designed for use by children who use wheelchairs. This table has a polyester powdercoated frame, nickel-chrome plated legs, and either a fiberesin-laminate or plastic desktop. The telescoping legs are adustable by sliding the lower leg inserts into the upper legs and tightening a set screw. The lower leg inserts have adjustable nylon glides and optional locking wheels. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The table top i

Adapted Desk.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Desk designed and modified by someone with cerebral palsy so he could store items where they are easy for him to reach and to hold books for reading. Made from single pedestal desk 48 by 30 inches wide with legs shortened. Bookcase made of 3/4 inch hardwood with two shelves. Two tilted wooden trays, extended across the desk, are used as bookholder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. TITLE: Adapted Desk JOURNAL: Accent on Living REF: Vol 30 No 1, Summer 1985

Adapted Dining Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide seating with sufficient postural support to enable a young adult with Down syndrome to eat at a dining table. An existing dining room chair was adapted for this purpose by adding seat inserts. The padded back and seat inserts were built from 12-millimeter plywood and covered with fabric-covered foam. The seat insert was attached to the chair seat using screws and the back insert was attached with webbing straps, two around the back of the chair and one unde

Adapted Grab Bar For An Armchair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Grab bar to assist person in standing up from upholstered armchair. Two metal strips attach to side frame of armchair. Two steel pipes form the bar. One attaches vertically to the metal strips. The second, horizontal bar attaches to the vertical one. A specially fabricated joint allows the horizontal bar to pivot or to lock in position, providing a stable hand grip. Measurements determine the optimum distance from chair for vertical bar and the optimum

Adapted Knife For Partial Hand-Amputation Patients.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted knife and cutting board to allow slicing and chopping by a person with a partial hand or partial use of a hand. Device consists of a wooden cutting board with a swivel pin at one end to which a chopping knife can be fastened by its tip. Materials include the board (about 15 by 18 inches), a ten inch chef's knife, a 1 1/2 inch aluminum cotter pin and a 2 1/2 inch aluminum piston bolt. The board can be anchored to a table or counter with suction

Adaptor Air Spring Padding

Adjustable pre-inflated air cushioning interface for use on any surface to enhance soft tissue protection and provide shock absorption. Self contained sealed air cells may be cut apart in sections to fit flat or contoured surfaces where shock, impact absorption, shear or friction protection is required. Flame resistant. Neoprene rubber. Washable with soap and water. 10 by 14 inch sections with grid of 70 one inch square cells. .

Adjustable Bed

Adjustable bed includes Serta mattress. Automatic variable speed controls and timer for massage feature. High or low elevations. Pendant control for elevating back of bed and knee section. Twin extra long (38 by 80 inches), double, queen or dual king sizes. Detachable side rails available. Optional massage system. Serta mattress: 15 year warranty. Bed: 5 year in home service warranty. .

Adjustable Bed Rails

The Adjustable Bed Rails are side rails designed to keep individuals with physical disabilities from falling out of bed or individuals with cognitive disabilities from leaving bed without assistance. The rails can also aid the individual in turning in bed. Available singly or in pairs, the rails have three steel tube bars and the base fits between the mattress and box spring or bed frame. The units disassemble to lie flat for transport or storage. DIMENSIONS: The tube rails are one inch in diame

Adjustable Blanket Support

The Adjustable Blanket Support is a lightweight blanket support designed for use by individuals who cannot bear the weight of blankets on the feet or who have sensitive skin. The aluminum Support features a base that inserts between the nattress and the box springs to support a rectangular loop which keeps sheets and blankets off the feet. The frame folds to the mattress when not in use. DIMENSIONS: The frame is 20 inches long and the height adjusts up to 19 inches.

Adjustable Desk With Storage

The Adjustable Desk With Storage is a height adjustable desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This desk has a large work surface with a curved cutout for accessibility. An attached vertical storage shelf/box is located on the side to provide knee space. The height adjusts using a knob-style column lock on the legs. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The top measures 40 x 24 inches. The height adjusts from 23 to 33 inches. COLOR: Maple finish laminate top with almond powder-coated base. WARRA

Adjustable Floor Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Floor table adjusts to set work area at proper height and angle for child. Plywood table with 12 inch by 18 inch top. Upper side panels measure 8 inches by 12 inches; lower side panels measure 10 inches by 12 inches. Double side panels allow user to adjust height and angle. Softwood edge can be added around front and top sides. A cutout can also be added. To determine the correct size and shape of the cutout, bend a piece of coat hanger or other soft w

Adjustable Foot Rest

The Active Foot Rest is a footstool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and back disabilities. Made of heavy-gauge steel with 3M Safety-Walk slip-resistant material on the extra-wide platform, this footstool features independent height and angle adjustments for optimal positioning. DIMENSIONS: The platform is 22 inches wide.

Adjustable Height Individual Cut Out Work Table (Model 372)

The Adjustable Height Individual Cut Out Work Table, model 372, is an adjustable height work surface with a large cutout and raised rim on 3 sides. The legs are made with chrome plated steel. Top is 24 by 24 inches with 12 by 15 inch cutout. Height adjusts from 22 to 35 inches. Other size cut outs are available on request at additional cots.

Adjustable Height School Desk (Model 370)

This is an adjustable height functional school desk for wheelchair students. The features include a cut out that permits close access and a large working space. A bookholder under right side of the table is available for storage. The desk legs are made of chrome plated steel and plastic adjustable glides are attached to the legs for uneven floors. The surface is wood grain laminated and scratch resistant. DIMENSIONS: height adjusts from 24 to 34 inches, top 40 x 24 1/2 inches, cut out 9 x 14 inc

Adjustable Height Stool

These Adjustable Height Stools, are available in round or contour seats style. Stools without back supports are standard though stools with back supports are an options. Features include upholstered vinyl seat, casters, rubber tip feet and a steel frame.

Adjustable Height Tilt Top Work Table (Model 371)

This tilt top table is adjustable and functional for wheelchair students. The offset cut out allows close access and a large working space for the student. A bookholder on the right side has amble space for storage. The legs are chrome plated steel. DIMENSIONS: height adjusts 25 to 29 inches, top tilts to a 45 degree maximum, the cut out is 9 x 14 inches, 27 inches exist between legs and the book holder.

Adjustable Leg Work Table (Models 42-254/3D, 42-255/0D, & 42-256/8D)

Adjustable height work table. Laminated plastic top table on 1 1/8 inch thick high density particle board. Height adjusts 22 to 30 inches in 1 inch increments. 2 tubular steel legs with supports. Variety of table sizes.

Adjustable Opening Pot Lifter.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lifter, or handle for picking up small roasting pans, cake tins and other small pans with a lip. Handle made with a piece of plastic pipe union (or a piece of plastic pipe about 4 inches long and 1 inch in diameter) and two pieces of 1/8 inch stainless steel wire. The wire is slipped through the pipe and bent at its edges at 90 degrees with one wire fitted into notches to hold it steady and the other allowed to swing free. The tips of the wires are ben

Adjustable Work Carrel.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Work carrels, one with an adjustable work surface, the other with a hinged work surface to allow variation in placement including people needing to use their feet. Three sided carrel with adjustable height horizontal surface. A second version has a segmented hinged work surface to allow additional variations. Detailed assembly drawings are shown. They have been represented in a very small font. Contact developer for larger prints. COMMENTS: For additio

Adjustacart

The AdjustaCart is a height adjustable desk or computer work center designed to be configured for the user's needs. This desk features a control pad which, when squeezed, raises or lowers the worksurface to the desired level. The cart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and

Adult Genuine Leather Jumbo Bean Bag Chair

The Adult Rainbow Vinyl Bean Bag Chair is a bean bag chair designed for use by individuals with cognitive or emotional disabilities or autism or with marginal or developing trunk control. This chair is filled with 11.5 cubic feet of soft polystyrene fill for extreme comfort and is refillable when needed. The pear-shaped design offers both back support or rounded appearance as needed. Features include double stitched seams for added strength and an auto-lock zipper for safety and durability. The

Adult Rainbow Vinyl Bean Bag Chair

The Adult Rainbow Vinyl Bean Bag Chair is a bean bag chair designed for use by individuals with cognitive or emotional disabilities or autism or with marginal or developing trunk control. This chair is filled with 11.5 cubic feet of soft polystyrene fill for extreme comfort and is refillable when needed. The pear-shaped design offers both back support or rounded appearance as needed. Features include double stitched seams for added strength and an auto-lock zipper for safety and durability. DIM

Adult Vinyl Bean Bag Chair

The Adult Vinyl Bean Bag Chair is a bean bag chair designed for use by individuals with cognitive or emotional disabilities or autism or with marginal or developing trunk control. This chair is filled with 11.5 cubic feet of soft bean bag fill and is refillable when needed. The pear-shaped design offers both back support or rounded appearance as needed. Features include double stitched seams for added strength and a double-zippered for safety and durability. DIMENSIONS: 30 x 30 x 30 inches with

Aeroflow Ii Static Air Mattress (Models Msc061000 & Msc061002)

The Aeroflow II Static Air Mattress is an air mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores / decubitis ulcers. This mattress is made of 16-gauge vinyl, and deflates instantly when an emergency release strap is pulled. It is latex-free and fits any size bed. It comes with an inflation indicator, and is available with a hand pump (model MSC061000) or without a hand pump (model MSC061002). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 76 x 34 inches when inflated.

Air Support

The Air Support is a bariatric air mattress designed for use by individuals who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers and are obese. The mattress operates in alternating or static low-air Loss modes. The alternating mode features one-in-three alternation. The quilted top cover is waterproof, vapor permeable, and machine washable. The mattress features twenty reinforced inflatable cells. The mattress deflates quickly for CPR function and the mattress system is completely replaceable. Digital tech

Air Switch With 10 Minute Timer

On off switch has 10 minute timer for installation on jetted bath tubs and spas. Unit is remotely operated by standard air button mounted on tub. At any time within the cycle, the button can be pushed to reset and start new 10 minute cycle. Unit may replace electromechanical wall timer or be wired in series with it for tub side control.

Alimed Bendable Utensil - Supergrip Tablespoon

The AliMed® Supergrip Tablespoon has an angled handle designed to help those with arthritis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Multiple Sclerosis eat meals with greater ease. A twist-in metal shaft is hidden inside the large, rubber grip handle of the AliMed Supergrip Tablespoon, a feature that allows users to bend the utensil left or right, make adjustments as needed and find the orientation that best fits their needs. The AliMed Supergrip Tablespoon is made of stainless steel and is dishw

Alimed Bendable Utensil - Supergrip Teaspoon

The AliMed® Supergrip Teaspoon has an angled handle designed to help those with arthritis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Multiple Sclerosis eat meals with greater ease. A twist-in metal shaft is hidden inside the large, rubber grip handle of the AliMed Supergrip Teaspoon, a feature that allows users to bend the utensil left or right, make adjustments as needed and find the orientation that best fits their needs. The AliMed Supergrip Teaspoon is made of stainless steel and is dishwasher

All Electric Rehabilitation Bed (Model Bg33)

Motorized bed. Removable laminate headboard and footboard. Cold roll steel frame. 5 inch casters with 2 positive locking treads. Four post telescoping leg construction allows straight line, straight line Trendelenburg and reverse Trendelenburg positions, high cardiac chair and postural drainage position, elevated head and knee positions. Nurse controls located at foot end of bed. Options: patient control pendant, revolving side rails, deluxe casters, traction, and trapeze. Bed 89 3/4 inches by 3

All Purpose Table (Model F712)

The All Purpose Table, model F712, is a bed tray with a tilt top that will fold flat. It has clips for holding books or papers, and a laminated top with a lip at the front edge. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 18 x 17 inches.

Aller-Ease Cotton Comfort Pillow Encasement

The Aller-Ease Cotton Comfort Pillow Encasement is a pillow protector designed for use by individuals with allergies or respiratory disabilities. This product is made of tightly woven cotton that provides protection from microscopic particles and pollen that commonly trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. It protects as a level of 5-7 microns, has a zippered closure, and is machine washable. SIZES: Standard, queen, and king.

Aller-Ease Cotton Mattress Encasement

The Aller-Ease Cotton Mattress Encasement is a mattress protector designed for use by individuals with allergies or respiratory disabilities. This product is made of tightly woven cotton that provides protection from microscopic particles and pollen that commonly trigger allergy and asthma symptoms. It protects as a level of 5-7 microns. This mattress protector has a zippered closure, and it is machine washable. SIZES: Twin, full, queen, and king (fits mattresses with depths up to 15 inches).

Alvin Reflex Table

The Alvin Reflex Table is a height-adjustable tilt top work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This table has a wide, open base and telescoping legs with easy-grip height-adjustment knobs. The large Melamine top is angle-adjustable from zero to 45 degrees and features a PVC rim to prevent items from rolling or sliding off. A half-circle cut-out provides access for wheelchair users. This table folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: The top is 30 x 40 inches. The height adjust

Amana Smoothtop Electric Ranges

The Amana Smoothtop Electric Ranges have a ceramic glass cooking surface which may be installed directly into and nearly flush with a counter top. Feautres include Electric range control, manual or auto lock, self-cleaning oven, instant broil, and glass windows. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 30 x 47 x 25.5 inches. COLOR: Almond glass, white on white, or ebony.

Amefa Specific Select Utensils

The Amefa Specific Select Utensils are a collection of cutlery designed for individuals who do not have full use of their arms and hands. The pieces are made of highly polished, heavy duty stainless steel with dishwasher-safe plastic handles. Knife edges are serrated and curved, forks have four tines, and spoons are relatively deep. Each piece is available with a straight or curved handle. A rocker knife is also available. Each piece is sold separately. The fork and spoon with the curved handle

Ameriglide Express Dumbwaiter

The AmeriGlide Express Dumbwaiter is a dumb waiter designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This dumb waiter can be used to move goods and supplies in a multi-storied home. It carries up to 100 pounds, and moves up to 28 feet at a speed of 20 feet per minute while allowing for two to four stops along the way. The dumb waiter comes pre-assembled with a 1/3-horsepower 90 volts direct current (DC) motor with two automatic, low-voltage (24-volt) control switches. The unit has powd

Angled Swiveling Back Scrubber

The Angled Swiveling Back Scrubber is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with reduced shoulder movement or who have difficulty bending to wash their feet and legs. The replaceable round sponge swivels at the end of the long handle. OPTIONS: A bag of two replacement sponges is available. DIMENSIONS: The sponge is 3.75 inches in diameter and the handle is 23 inches long.

Anple

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype rice cooker for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The rice cooker features three buttons to set the water and heating level and includes a speaker to speak the existing settings so that the visually impaired user can ensure everything is correct. The ANPLEe also has an ergonomic handle to open the cover All the user needs to do is load in the ingredients and set the commands. AUTHOR: Matthew Chung. TITLE: ANPLE Rice Cooker for

Anthrocart

The AnthroCart is a computer work center or height adjustable desk designed to be configured to meet the user's needs and provide ease of access. The AnthroCart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and front locking casters prevent rolling when mobility is not required. OPTIO

Anti Decubitus Mattress Pad With Anchoring Hitch.

The Anti Decubitus Mattress Pad with Anchoring Hitch is a polymer floation mattress surface. The pad has an attachment system that allows it to be secured in its position on the bed. The hitch attaches to the bedframe at the head with Velcro straps, and stays attached to bed. The pad also has a Velcro backing that attaches to the hitch that can be removed for cleaning, etc. The mattress pad is filled with AKTON, a dry viscoelastic polymer, to help reduce the incidence of pressure sores.

Apm-5000 Therapy Pump Air Loss Mattress System

The APM-5000 Therapy Pump Air Loss Mattress System is an air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities and pressure sores or ulcers. The complete set is waterproof. The nylon and tpu materials have a ventilitation effect, which relaxes pressure caused by muscle tenderness. The pump includes an illuminated on/off switch; a low pressure, air loss light; and a hook for attachment to the bed. The air output is 4.5 liters at 115 volts, and five to six liters a

Apm-8000 Therapy Pump Air Loss Mattress System

The APM-8000 Therapy Pump Air Loss Mattress System is an air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities or pressure sores or ulcers. The complete set is waterproof. The nylon and tpu materials have a ventilitation effect, which relaxes pressure caused by muscle tenderness. The pump includes an illuminated on/off switch;a low pressure, air loss light; and a hook for attachment to the bed. The air output is 4.5 liters at 115 volts, and five to six liters at

Apollo Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Models T46Eb-3Sm & T46Eb-3S)

The Apollo Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This square table is made of plastic-coated steel, with seats on three sides and space for a wheelchair on one side. The table has an umbrella hole in the center and is available in portable/surface mount (model T46EB-3SM) or inground frame (model T46EB-3S) models. OPTIONS: Aluminum mounting plates to hide mounting brackets and hard

Apollo Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table (Models T9Ebrdcppsm & T9Ebhdcps)

The Apollo Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This rectangular picnic table has a single long table top with one long bench on one side and two shorter benches on the other, with space for a wheelchair between the two shorter benches. There is an umbrella hole in the center of the table top. The table is made of plastic-coated steel and is available with either a portable/surface mount

App-1000 Standard Pump And Pad System

The APP-1000 Standard Pump and Pad System is alternating air pressure mattress surface designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities and pressure sores or ulcers. It comprises a lightweight pump with front air output and a bubble pad of heavy- duty, bubble-textured PVC vinyl. The pump includes an illuminated on/off switch and includes a hook for attachment to the bed. The air output is 4.5 liters at 115 volts, and 5 liters at 230 volts. The cycle time is five minutes at 60 Hert

App-2000 Deluxe Pump And Pad System

The APP-1000 Deluxe Pump and Pad System is an alternating air pressure mattress surface designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities and pressure sores or ulcers. It comprises a lightweight pump with high capacity output and a bubble pad of heavy-duty, bubble-textured PVC vinyl. The pump features an adjustable pressure controal to accommodate the individual's weight. It also includes an illuminated on/off switch and a hook for attachment to the bed. The deluxe pump can be used

Arjo Pilot Lift Ride Chair

Person can be placed on seat while lying in bed, brought to sitting position and safety arm and backrest lowered around person. Some assistance from the person is needed. Lift is hydraulically adjustable, low base with casters. Seat can be lowered into elevating bathtub or used as commode seat for toilet. Bed pan holder attached. Stretcher can be attached to lift in place of seat.

Armchair Caddy

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with mobility disabilities to organize items at an armchair. Included in a chapter entitled “Living Room & Leisure Activities,” this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a simple three-pocket caddy from a decorative dishtowel or hand towel. The towel is folded in half with the decorated sides together, and then one side is folded back so the hemmed edges line up with the half fold, creating the pockets. A

Armchair Tray.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tray to fit close to the body and rest on the arms of an armchair, held in place with elastic straps. Plywood tray about 18 inches deep and wide enough to fit across the arms of the chair, with extensions on the bottom to keep it from slipping sideways; an edge across the front; a semicircular cutout to fit around the body; and elastic car roof rack straps to keep it from slipping forward. Lists materials needed and provides instructions and drawings.

Arthritis Handle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted handle device which allows individuals with arthritis or grasping or upper extremity disabilities to safely support and move cookware around the kitchen. Australian university student, Ching-Hao Hsu, designed the Arthritis Handle. The Arthritis Handle slips over the forearm and allows the user to safely support the cookware on its journey around the kitchen. The Arthritis Handle is made from thermoplastic elastomers and h

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.

Artist's Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable angle table can be built to any height. Instructions for wooden table. Top is an adjustable angle easel. Frame can be built to any height including wheelchair accessible. Includes drawing and dimensions for materials. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking TITLE: Dream Table for an Artist REF: Article: Sunset Magazine, February 1990, pp 124B-125. PAGES (including cover):2 1990.

Ascender 300, Ascender 500, & Ascender 1000 Hip Chair

The Ascender 300, Ascender 500, and Ascender 1000 Hip Chairs are geriatric chairs designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. Features include a cradle-style extended headrest, a retractable footrest, a padded armrest, and an adjustable back with four back positions covering a range of approximately 90 to 70 degrees. The chair has interchangeable back and seat cushions of different thicknesses, which can be exchanged to change the seat height. OPTIONS: Leg sup

Ascender At Home Chair (Models 9000 & 9200)

The Ascender @Home Chair is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. This chair has an A-shaped frame, a pitched back, high extended armrests, and an adjustable forward-sloping seat pan with 0, 5, or 10 degrees of slant. The seat- to-back angle is 70 to 90 degrees, depending on the slant seat position. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 44 x 29.5 x 25.5 inches (model 9000) or 44 x 29.5 x 29.5 inches (model 9200). The seat width is 20 inches (model 9000

Ascender Mp 300, Mp 500, Mp 1000, & Mp 1000 Plus Waiting Room / Office Chair (Models 8000, 8200, 8400, & 8600)

The Ascender MP 300, MP 500, MP 1000, and MP 1000 Plus Waiting Room / Office Chair are heavy-duty office chairs designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities. These mission-style chairs have an adjustable back with four back positions covering a range of approximately 90 to 70 degrees. By flipping a lever on the side of the chair, the seat pan can be placed in a 10-degree forward slope. Other features include EZ Grip armrests and a blood-drawing armrest attachment. OPTIONS: E

Asko Ada Height Compliant Dishwasher (Model D3112)

The ADA (American wth Disabilities Act) Height-Compliant Dishwasher, model D3112, is an under counter dishwasher designed for use by individuals who use wheelchaiirs. The unit has a front control panel, a balanced door, and operates at 49 decibels. It has upper and lower racks with adjustable tines in the lower rack and two adjustable stemware shelves, and can hold up to 12 place settings. It can be programmed for heavy wash, normal wash, quick wash, or rinse & hold, with 5 temperatures up t

Asko Ada Height Compliant Dishwasher (Models D3251Fi & D3251Hdss)

The ASKO ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Height-Compliant Dishwasher is a dishwasher designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The dishwasher height is variable. Controls are hidden behind the door. Handle styles include towel bar, curved, or sense handles. The dishwasher can be programmed for six wash settings (Auto Wash, Heavy Wash, Normal Wash, Delicate Wash, Quick Wash, or Rinse & Hold) and for six temperatures up to 160 degrees Fahrenheit, or the right settings for washi

Asl 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl704)

The ASL 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL704, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a four- function electric bed or semi electric bed comes with a visual four function display and a sip n' puff control.

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 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl703)

The ASL 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL703, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This controller for a six-function electric bed allows full control of a hospital bed through the use of a sip and puff control system. A sip command selects the bed function desired and a puff command activates the choice. The bed control interface comes with a visual six-function display and sip

Asl Scanning 6 Function Bed Control With Single Switch Activation (Model Asl702)

The ASL Scanning 6 Function Bed Control with Single Switch Activation, model ASL702, is a bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This scanning six- function bed control for a full electric bed can be operated as a single function. The bed control unit comes with an ASL 300 egg switch and ASL300R ring mount.

Assistive Device Kit (Model A665322)

The Assistive Device Kit, model A665322, is a long-handled sponge, long-handled shoe horn, and a reacher designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities. The set includes a standard Handi-Reacher; a round, long-handled sponge; and a long-handled shoe horn.

At Ease Adjustable Chair (Models Ch10 & Ch20)

The At Ease Adjustable Chair, models CH10 and CH20, are office chairs with tilt in space designed to provide ergonomic comfort and prevent pain for individuals who sit a desk all day. The completely adjustable chair adapts in seven ways including: arm height adjustment, tilt tension control, forward tilt control, synchronous tilt control, seat height adjustment, back angle adjustment, and back height adjustment. It is available in two models: CH10 has arms and CH20 does not. COLORS: The fabric i

Attends Dri-Sorb Plus Underpads

Attends Dri-Sorb Plus Underpads are incontinence pads and bed underpads designed for use by individuals with urinary incontinence. They are intended to protect beds, chairs, and other surfaces. These pads are recommended for a variety of uses. Dri-Sorb Plus pads are made with super absorbent polymer and cellulose fibers for moderate absorbency. A soft cloth-like topsheet covers entire surface to protect the user's skin, and a leak-proof backsheet protects surfaces from fluid. These pads are late

Attends Supersorb Breathables Underpad

The Attends Supersorb Breathables Underpad is an incontinence pad and bed underpad designed for individuals with incontinence. These pads are made with a super absorbent polymer that channels and locks fluids away from skin and helps prevent odor. A soft cloth-like topsheet covers entire surface to further protect the user's skin, and a leak-proof backsheet protects surfaces from fluid. The backsheet also is non-slip to prevent bunching or sliding. It is available with regular or maximum absorbe

Australian Hi Temp Ur Medical Sheepskin

Australian Hi Temp UR Medical Sheepskin is a decubitus pad designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. These select Merino sheepskins reduce pressure, skin moisture and friction. These machine-washable natural shape sheepskins have been tanned for increased urine resistance. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 40 to 42 inches x 30 to 32 inches. The pile is 30 millimeterm or 1.25 inches. COLOR: Emerald Green.

Australian Medical Sheepskin

The Australian Medical Sheepskin is a decubitus pad designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. The double-chrome tanned, high pile density Merino sheepskin is machine washable (up to 30 degrees Celcius). The soft, springy wool fibers of an Australian Medical Sheepkin absorb pressure from immobile limbs and joints, allow free air circulation, absorb moisture up to 34 percent of their dry weight without feeling wet, and wick the moisture away from the skin. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 42 to

Auto Reset Pillow Vibrator (Model 30-H120)

The Auto Reset Pillow Vibrator is designed to wake up individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The pillow works on a timer and vibrates to wake the user. It automatically shuts off and reminds the user to reset the alarm at night. Dual vibrator motors provide strong vibrations to wake heavy sleepers.

Automatic Overbed Table (Model P2600)

The Automatic Overbed Table, model P2600, is designed for use by individuals who spend extended periods in bed. This height-adjustable table features a melamine laminated top, a C-shaped open base to slide under the bed or accommodate a wheelchair, and four swivel casters for mobility. The height adjusts with fingertip pressure. DIMENSIONS: The casters are 2 inches in diameter.

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

Babee-Tenda Safety Table

The Babee-Tenda Safety Table is a safety feeding and play table designed for use by young children with parents who use wheelchairs. Height-adjustable, this product can be used as a "short" high chair for feeding and taking care of a child. This product converts for a number of uses including infant seat/carrier, bather, changing table, high chair, booster chair, swing, playtable, chalkboard, easel, utility table. The feeding table is designed so that the baby is surrounded by the table and ca

Baby Lambskin Rug + Woolskin

The Baby Lambskin Rug + Woolskin is a bed and decubitus pad pad designed for use with infants and children with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. These lambskins can be used in cribs, beds, strollers, and car seats. DIMENSIONS: 26 x 36 inches. The pile is 24 millimeters. COLOR: Champagne.

Back Bone Pillow

The Back Bone Pillow is designed for use by people with neck or back pain. Shaped like an elongated X, this pillow is filled with fluffy polyester filling, has a polycotton case, and supports the upper back, neck, and shoulders. DIMENSINS: (LxD): 32 x 18 inches in diameter.

Back Jack (Models Bj-M & Bj-Xl)

The Back Jack is a back support cushion designed to provide support when sitting on the floor. All models feature a slightly reclined back and a wedge seat. They have a steel frame with a foam seat pad and a canvas cover. SIZES: Medium (BJ-M) or extra-large (BJ-XL). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 20 x 11 x 14 (medium) or 21.5 x 12.5 x 16 x 12.5 (extra large).

Back Relax Footrest

The Back Relax Footrest is a portable footrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, circulatory, or back disabilities. This small footrest supports both feet to minimize back strain and folds for storage and transport. When folded, the unit is small enough to fit in a briefcase, purse, or pocket. It stands four inches off the floor when open. The unit is made of strong ABS plastic with sturdy metal bars that support the fold up legs. DIMENSIONS: (LxWxH): 8.5 x 4 x 4 inches (ope

Back Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rustic aids are simple aids meant for outdoor use. Simple back rest for person sitting on the ground without good trunk control. Instructions for a simple back rest for use when sitting on the ground. Drive two stakes into the ground and cover with a canvas bag or lace with a piece of rope. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Caston, D. TITLE: Easy To Make Aids For Your Handicapped Child. REF: Book: Englewoods Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall

Back-Saver Sweeper (Model Br18-Bs)

The Back-Saver Sweeper, model BR18-BS, is a push broom with an angled handle designed to reduce the strain on the back associated with sweeping. The broom features a bent tubular handle made of fused, powder-coated steel. The solvent-resistant polymyra bristles can be used to sweep indoors or outdoors, and on wet or dry surfaces. DIMENSIONS: Broom head is 18 inches wide; bristles are 4 inches long; the handle is 56 inches. WEIGHT: 3.5 pounds.

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

Baggy Rack

The Baggy Rack is a plastic bag holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. Constructed of polypropylene plastic, the device has a round base with a non-slip edge. Two adjustable arms with clips on top secure most sizes of storage bags or piping bags, holding them open for filling. The arms collapse for storage. DIMENSIONS: 3.625 inches in diameter x 7.25 to 10 inches high. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Balzac Balloon Ball

The Balzac Balloon Ball is a large, inflatable, textured balloon designed to encourage motor skills and balance for individuals with a physical disability. Place noisy objects such as coins inside the balloon to make it an audio tracking device for individuals who are hard of hearing. The protective cover allows clients to throw and kick the balloon safely. The Balloon comes with four bladders and a handbook with dozens of ideas. OPTIONS: Also available is a set of four replacement bladders, mod

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

Bariatric Expanda-Bed Trapeze

The Bariatric Expanda-Bed Trapeze is a bariatric trapeze designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This transfer aid fits on an Expanda-Bed bariatric bed (see separate entry). Users grab hold of the trapeze to ease entry and exit from bed.

Bariatric Lift Recliner (Model Mdr35B700V1)

The Bariatric Lift Recliner, model MDR35B700V1, is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This high-strength recliner has independent back and foot positionins with hand controls, an extra-wide head rest, and vinyl upholstery. Three separate motors control its operation. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 47 x 45 inches overall; the distance from the floor to the top of seat is 21 inches. When the chair is reclined, the distance required from the wall is 24 inches. The seat

Base Mate Modular Adaptive Seating System

Geriatric chair on wheeled based for persons ranging from 4 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 4 inches in height. Anterior wedged seat, seat depth adjustable 15 inches to 21 3/4 inches in 3/4 inches increments, lower back section is 11 1/2 inches high. Upper back section comes in three sizes. Quick release side support panels, angle adjusters to adjust seat to back angle, quick-release contoured headrest, and safety belt. Four casters, two with locks.

Bath And Scrub Sponges (Models Nc28645, Nc28644, Nc28644-2, Nc2864-1 & Nc28650)

The Bath and Scrub Sponges are long-handled sponges designed to assist people with limited reach or difficulty bending with bathing. The sponges are made of soft, non-irritating polyfoam with plastic handles that can be shaped with a heat gun. The sub sponge has a loofah-style surface on one side and is available in the round style. The bath sponges are available with round or contoured styles, and in long or short lengths. DIMENSIONS: The scrub sponge measures 22 inches long with a 5-inch diam

Battery Powered Can Opener (Model D2360)

Battery powered can opener. Unit clips on can. When switched on, it automatically pierces can, runs around rim to open, and shuts off. Hands off automatic operation for large cans (over 1 pound). For standard size cans, unit is held in palm. Includes loop for hang up storage. Removable cutting assembly. Runs on AA alkaline batteries.

Battle Creek Deluxe Cervical Pillow

The Battle Creek Deluxe Cervical Pillow is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or back or shoulder pain. It is made from two densities of foam to support the neck and the head (soft under the head and firm under the neck). It may be used to relieve pain associated with tension headaches, lower back, treatment of jaw pain (TMJ) and facial pain, muscle tension, and arthritic disorders. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 16.25 x 25.5 inches.

Bbq Counterweight

The BBQ Counterweight is a cooking aid designed to assist individuals to lift the lid of a barbecue with very little force or physical exertion. The modified BBQ lid has a 5/16-inch read rod bolted to the back and the counterweight consists of a 1-litre plastic bottle filled with sand and is attached to the end of the rod with wire. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Dave Doman for an individual with very little arm strength who had difficulty lifting the lid of the BBQ. This device was found to

Beach Chair Supports Child With Cerebral Palsy.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Posture chair with a wide base to allow stability on uneven ground. Chair made with plastic water pipe and fittings, with the deep seat made of nylon mesh, pop riveted to the frame. There is a chest high bar which can be fitted across the front. Designed for an active child with cerebral palsy. COMMENTS: Working drawings of the chair are available from: Technical Aid to the Disabled, 227 Morrison Road, PO Box 108, Ryde, New South Wales 2112, Australia.

Bean Bag Beds (Models 9Sbbb & 9Jbbb)

Bean Bag Beds are body positioners designed for use by children and adults with neurological or severe physical disabilities. Made of tough, wipe-clean vinyl, these positioners conform to the user's body shape. SIZES: Model 9SBBB is a Senior Bean Bag and model 9JBBB is a Junior Bean Bag. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Model 9SBBB is 25 x 215 x 78 centimeters and model 9JBBB is 25 x 120 x 60 centimeters.

Bed Access Stairs

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide safe access to a custom-built bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments at a comfortable height for care givers. The Custom-built Child’s Bed (see also separate entry) is a standard-sized twin bed with a high wooden storage base designed to keep the child safe while providing a comfortable height for caregivers. To provide access to the bed for the child, a set of access stairs was built in two parts

Bed And Lap Tray (Model P5001)

The Bed and Lap Tray, model P5001, is a bed tray designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Made of wood, this tray has a laminated top that tilts for reading or writing or lies flat for eating. Adjustable legs allow the tray to be used in bed, in a wheelchair, or in a lift chair.

Bed Caddie

The Bed Caddie is a rope ladder designed to assist individuals with mobility disabilities or decreased back strength in pulling themselves to a sitting position in bed. This three-tiered nylon ladder has cushion grip handles and the ergonomic buckle design enables the unit to be attached to most wood or metal bed frames. DIMENSIONS: Grip length is 36 inches; handle grip is 5 inches. Strap length is adjustable up to 45 inches. CAPACITY: 300 pounds. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Bed Cradle And Foot Support (Models 6435 & 6437)

The Bed Cradle, model 6435, and Foot Support, model 6437, is a blanket support designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores and foot drop. The sturdy steel frame clamps securely to the mattress to prevent the device from moving while holding the blankets off the user's feet. The three-piece frame disassembles for storage.The cotton foot support cover (sold separately) slips over the frame to help prevent foot drop. DIMENSIONS: 36 inches wide.

Bed Hoist

The Bed Hoist is a rope ladder designed to aid individuals with spinal cord injuries or lower extremity disabilities in pulling themselves to a sitting position in bed. This ladder attaches to the bed frame and consists of nylon side ropes with four rigid plastic rungs. By reaching and pulling up on each rung, the user pulls him or herself to a sitting position. DIMENSIONS: The rungs are 7.75 inches long x 1 1/16 inches in diameter. The rungs are spaced 7 inches apart.

Bed Ladder: Easy To Make Aids For Your Handicapped Child.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rope ladder fastened to the bottom of a child's bed to allow the child to pull up to a sitting position. Describes bed ladder made of 5 or 6 pieces of 1 inch dowel, 12 inches long and drilled through each end; and two 6 foot pieces of 1/ 4 inch rope. Lists materials and diagrams for construction. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Bed Ladder: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press

Bed Lifter

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable the existing bed of a young teen with cerebral palsy to be raised and lowered vertically to provide comfortable access for caregivers. The bed was an antique mahogany four-poster bed, which the young man liked, but which was of fixed height, making it difficult for caregivers to attend to his needs. A lifter was designed and built that would independently elevate the mattress and its base. The device was designed to fit beneath the bed and to lift the mattre

Bed Lifters

The Bed Lifters are leg extenders designed for use by individuals with arthritis, back pain, or mobility or lower extremity disabilities. These hardwood blocks lift a bed up off the floor, making it easier to get in and out of bed. These extenders can be used with square or round bed posts, casters up to 2.75 inches in diameter, and trundle beds. When stacked, these blocks fit together securely; steel rods (included) add additional stability. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): Each block is 3.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 i

Bed Or Chair Block.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Blocks to elevate furniture to facilitate sitting and rising. Describes construction of blocks to elevate furniture, made of a solid block of wood slightly larger than the furniture leg to go on it and at whatever height needed, with a shell made of 4 pieces of plywood 1 1/2 times as tall as the block, firmly fastened to the block to provide stability. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume

Bed Rail Organizer

The Bed Rail Organizer is a bed pouch designed to provide storage and access to personal items for people who spend extended periods in bed. This lightweight plexiglas organizer stores remote controls, magazines, glasses, cordless phones, and more and hangs over the bed rail and secures with a small clamp to prevent slipping when the bed is raised or lowered.

Bed Rail Padding

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To prevent an individual who has Huntington’s disease from injuring herself on the rails of her hospital bed. Made of wood, the rails posed a danger to the individual as she thrashes in her sleep and because she got her arms and legs trapped between the rails. The rails were removed and covered with two layers of foam rubber tubing. The rails were then covered with velour fabric by sliding the rails into pockets on the fabric panels. The rails were then reattached to

Bed Rail Pads (Models 14-1113 & 14-1112)

Foam side rail pads, medium firm, shelterite cover, tabs with snaps at four corners. 80 inches long, 12 inches high, 1 inch thick. Available with naugahyde covers (14-1112).

Bed Rails

The Bed Rails are designed for use by individuals with physical or balance disabilities. These three-bar steel rails prevent unattended exit from bed and feature an adjustable crossbrace and cross bars that fit between the mattress and the box springs. DIMENSIONS: The crossbrace adjusts to fit bed 26 to 46 inches wide. The rails are 55.5 inches long and 17.5 inches high.

Bed Raiser

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable caregivers to assist individuals in and out of bed without bending. A boxed frame of plywood and chipboard was nade to elevate a wood-frame bed. The lengthwise edges were recessed toward the center of the bed enabling the caregiver to to get as close to the bed as possible. Detachable sidepieces slot into the bed frame to prevent the individual from falling out of bed. The sidepieces fit at the end of the bed when not in use. DIMENSIONS: The unit raises the

Bed Rope Ladder (Model H764470000)

The Bed Rope Ladder, model H764470000, is designed to assist individuals to pull themselves upright in bed. The ladder consists of five rungs, each made of rigid plastic, strung at 5-inch intervals along a polypropylene rope. Rungs have smooth plastic end caps, and the rope is looped at the end. DIMENSIONS: Rungs are 8 inches wide, 7/8 inch in diameter. WEIGHT: Ladder is less than 1 pound.

Bed Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bed tray with larger top than commercially available bed tables. Instructions for a bed table with a large top. Cutout for body, rim on three sides. Material list and diagram showing dimensions. Includes drawing and photograph.. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D. TITLE: Easy To Make Aids For Your Handicapped Child. REF: Book: Englewoods Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc: p 114-115. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1798 1982.

Bed Turner.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A mechanical bed that allows the person to turn themselves. A bed turner that can be operated on demand by the user or set to turn automatically on a timer. The mattress articulates and results in almpost a side lying position for the user. The mattres is divided and hinged longitudinally. It is suspended by pivots and bearings that allow the center board to tilt. Article describes how the bed was built, including materials and inital test results. Inc

Bed Underpad

Bed underpads. Extra thick absorbency. Sizes 17 by 24 inches, 23 by 24 inches, 23 by 36 inches.

Bed Wedges (Models 14-9111 & 04-9121)

Foam bed wedges, medium firm foam, double knit cover. DIMENSIONS: 2 sizes are available. 24 x 24 x 8 to 0 inches (model 04-9111) and 24 x 24 x 12 to 0 inches (model 04-9121).

Bed Wedges (Models K468, K469, & K470)

The Bed Wedges are foam, back rest wedges with washable covers designed to elevate the upper body or legs. DIMENSIONS: Three heights are available. Model K468 is 26 x 24 x 7.5 inches; model K469 is 26 x 24 x 10.5 inches; and model K470 is 26 x 24 x 12.5 inches.

Bed.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rustic aids are simple aids meant for outdoor use. Platform for support in the prone or supine position. Instructions for building a bed platform. Six stakes are inserted in the ground and two cross pieces are tied across the ends. A piece of canvas fabric is sewn into a tube, with two side supports inserted in the tube and then tied to the corner stakes. A cloth bag can be sewn and slipped over the center stakes for a back support in a sitting positio

Bedfellow Positioning Roll (Model 6306)

The Bedfellow Positioning Roll, model 6306, is a positioning roll designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This flexible three-section pillow provides full body support in lateral and dorsal positioning. The pillow can be folded to fit body contours and the center pillow can be rolled while still attached or zipped off to provide lumbar or head support. Side leaning while seated can be managed by buttoning the two sides of the pillow together in front of the users. The Bedfell

Bedside Assistant

The Bedside Assistant is a side rail designed to provide a stong and steady handle to grip right at the edge of the bed for individuals who are weakened by illness or injury. Unlike bed rails, the Bedside Assistant does not need to be raised and lowered, so the user can be more independent getting in and out of their own bed. Each handle has a long legs that fit between the mattress and boxspring and stay in place by the weight of the matress and a special "anti-slip" friction material. They wor

Bellaire With Lumbar Support

The Bellaire with Lumbar Support is a seat lift recliner chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This motorized chair has a hardwood frame; a welded steel base; heavy-gauge, no-sag steel springs in the seat and back; dacron fibers in the arms, back, and chaise for shape retention; and a cushioned seat for comfort and support. Covered in acrylic Wear-Dated fabric, this chair also features Scotchgard fabric protection, dual magazine pockets, adjustable lumbar support, tri

Better Baby Seat, The

The Better Baby Seat is a body positioner designed for infants with digestive, physical, and neurological disabilities. This seat can position the child at 30 degrees in the prone position to aid with gastro-esophageal reflux. A firm support for the head and trunk is included. The seat can also be used for reclined positioning. In both positions, the child is secures with a soft, roomy diaper-style seat harness. The harness and a removable, washable pad are included. OPTIONS: A vinyl pad and har

Bi-Level Computer Workstation

The Bi-Level Computer Workstation is a height-adjustable computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The height adjustment range starts low for young children or those using manual wheelchairs, and the height adjusts sufficiently to provide ample knee and arm-rest clearance for powered wheelchair users. Two hand cranks allow both work surfaces to be adjusted independently for correct view-height and balance between keyboard and monitor. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The keyboard su

Big And Bold 60-Minute Timer

The Big and Bold Timer is a multi-use low vision timer fo use by people with visual disabilities. This 60-minute timer features a setting knob on the face, numerical designation in five-minute intervals, and line minute markings in between. Wall-mounting tabs are included. DIMENSIONS: The timer is 8 inches in diameter and its numbers are 1.38 inches high. COLOR: White with black numbers.

Biologics Micromini

The Biologics Micromini is an air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. This mattress replacement features variable pressure ranges, a vapor permeable surface, and a normal function indicator. POWER: Uses standard electrical current. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 80 x 34 x 8 inches.

Biologics Microsolo 900 Transport

The Microsolo 900 Transport is alternating air pressure flotation seat cushion and mattress surface designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. This software-based system can be used with a variety of surfaces for continuity of care, including a wheelchair seating system, a mattress replacement, an overlay for prevention, as well as surfaces for operating room tables and stretchers. The system utilizes the ArchimedesLinker Algorithm which automatically measures the user's weight

Bird Cage Walk

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair to transport a bird cage and related supplies. This wooden cart, or trolley, has a flat top shelf above a cupboard with handled doors, a push hadle at one end, and four casters with tires, rwo of which lock. The top shelf accommodates the bird cage and the cupboard provides storage for bird food, newspapers, and additional supplies. A clear lacquer finish enables easy cleaning. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): 500 x 780 x 680 millimeters

Black & Decker Ergo Electric Knife

The Black & Decker Ergo Electric Knife is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with a weakened grasp or arthritis of the hand. Used for carving roasts and turkey or for slicing bread, this knife has a contoures soft handle and a slightly angled blade. The unit also features a trigger guard to lock out the switch during blade removal. A utility blade is included for smaller cutting jobs.

Black & Decker Ergo Mixer

The Black & Decker Ergo Mixer is an electric mixer designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the hand. This lightweight five-speed mixer features an ergonomically-designed handle for easier grasping. A spatula attachment is included along with the standard beaters.

Black And Decker Gizmo Cordless Can Opener (Model Em 200)

The Black and Decker Gizmo Cordless Can Opener, model EM 200, is a lightweight can opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Once the lid is pierced, the opener moves around the lid and shuts itself off when the can is open. The unit has a lid release to hold and drop the can lid and a removable blade. The unit's small storage/recharger base can be wall mounted or stored in a drawer. POWER: Uses rechargeable batteries (included) that recharge in the opener's st

Blanket Lift Bar

The Blanket Lift Bar is a blanket support designed to create a free space at the end of the bed between the covers and the mattress to allow free foot movement. The device is made of epoxy-coated steel wire. The frame is inserted between mattresses to give support and a free space. DIMENSIONS: Unit is 12 x 16 inches, with a fixed height of 16 inches. The free space created is 30 x 16 x 12 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Blanket Support

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To remove the weight of bed coverings from sensitive legs and feet for individuals with spinal cord injury, neurological disabilities, burns, or arthritis. This article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," describes how to make a strong, flexible blanket support from PVC pipe and fittings. When assembled, the base of the unit slides between the bed's mattress and box spring and the top extends above the foot of the bed; sheets, blankets, a

Block To Raise Arm Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with rheumatoid arthritis to use an arm chair. This project involved building a wooden frame to elevate the chair while not causing the user's legs to dangle or interfering with the built-in footrest. The frame has a land set into the inside for the chair legs to rest on. The rim of the frame holds the chair securely in place and ensures that the chair cannot fall off the frame when the user moves. DIMENSIONS: 90 millimeters high with the land

Bodyline Sleeper

Contoured mattress pad features center valley depression for lower back support and knee ridge for leg relaxation. Can be placed on top of present mattress or box springs, or on any hard, flat surface. Pad is made of polyurethane foam and covered with soft quilting. Available in Twin, Full, Queen or King Sizes. All are 74 inches long. Twin is 38 inches wide, Full 53 inches wide, Queen 59 inches wide, and King 76 inches wide. .

Bodyline Sleeper Contoured Mattress Overlay

Contoured foam mattress surface for pressure relief. Contoured ridge for lumbar spine support and knee ridge for reduction of hip and leg muscle stress. Polyurethane foam. Velcro pads secure to existing mattress. Available in standard twin, full, queen and king sizes. Aqua blue quilted fabric.

Book Buggy

The Book Buggy is a rolling cart designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This three-shelf cart provides mobile storage for books and reference materials The angled top shelf has a back to support standing books, and the bottom two shelves are flat. The middle shelf is height adjustable.The cart is equipped with four skid-proof locking casters. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 25 x 13 x 31 inches. COLOR: Natural cherry or dark cherry.

Bosch Vision 500 Series Dryer

The Bosch Vision 500 Series Dryer is a front loading clothes dryer designed for use by wheelchair users or individuals who are blind or have low vision. Controls are on the front of the unit above the loading door. The door hinges can be reversed from the left side to the right. The dryer has a dial control for selecting the drying time and tactile buttons to select the heat level. There is an LED status indicator. Drying options include a no-heat cycle, a denim cycle, and steam cycles to relax

Bosch Vision 500 Series Washer

The Bosch Vision 500 Series Washer is a front loading clothes washer designed for use by wheelchair users or individuals who are blind or have low vision. Controls are on the front of the unit above the loading door. The washer has a dial control for selecting the wash cycle, and four tactile buttons. There are 15 wash cycle options, including a jeans cycle and a comforter cycles for blankets. The washer uses as little as 13 gallons per load. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 36.9 x 27 x 31.6 inches. WEIGHT:

Bowl Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder to anchor bowl for stirring or mixing. Hole is cut in piece of plywood large enough for bowl to rest in without tipping; this piece of board is attached to two other boards which serve as legs. COMMENTS: Adding a thin strip of rubber to inside of cutout and on bottom of supports will make unit steadier. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Garee, B TITLE: Single Handed Devices and Aids for One Handers and Sources of These Devices REF: Bloomingt

Boxtopper With Built-Up Handle

The Boxtopper with Built-up Handle is a box top opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the hand. This durable plastic opener has an oversized spongy handle. To use, the tip of the unit is placed under the box top flap and lifted up to open most flaps.

Braille Books From The Braille Superstore

Braille Books from the Braille Superstore are braille books designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. Over 500 books for children are available, including books by Dr. Seuss, Margaret Wise Brown, Eric Carle, and Robert Munsch; books about Madeline, Curious George, the Berenstain Bears, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Franklin the Turtle, Mr. Gumpy, and the tiny town of Chewandswallow; Mother Goose nursery rhymes; and classic fairy tales. Books for older children include

Braille Cookbooks From The Cookbook Of The Month Catalog

Braille Cookbooks from the Cookbook of the Month Catalog are braille cookbooks designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A total of 76 cookbooks are available. Each cookbook is one or two volumes and focuses on a particular type of food, cooking method, or regional or ethnic cuisine. OPTIONS: Purchasers may join the Cookbook of the Month Club to receive new braille cookbooks automatically.

Braille Salt And Pepper Set

The Braille Salt and Pepper Set is a salt shaker and pepper shaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. The set includes two wooden shakers and a wooden base to keep the set together and prevent accidental spilling. Each shaker has the letter S (for salt) or P (for pepper) embossed in either Braille or large print on all four sides. The shakers are equipped with plastic stoppers in the bottom for filling. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 2 x 3 inches.

Braille, Large Print, & Audio Instructional Booklets From Horizons For The Blind

Braille, Large Print, and Audio Instructional Booklets from Horizons for the Blind are cookbooks and crafts guides designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each booklet includes braille and large print text and comes with an audio cassette or CD. Titles currently available include Oriental Recipes, with 18 recipes for such dishes as fried noodles, almond chicken, and fortune cookies; Baking with Mixes, with instructions for using cake, biscuit, bread, and cookie mixes, r

Brandt Revolving Stools

Many models of adjustable height stools with casters: round or contoured seats, standard back, body contoured back or no back.

Brandt Step On Footstools

Footstools. Nonslip rubber mat on platform. One and two step models. Available with handrails, reinforcing leg braces.

Braun Multipractic Hand Blender

Hand held blender with large button on handle. Requires one hand to operate by squeezing the handle to start operation. Beaker included or other containers can be used. Easy to clean.

Bread Slice Holder (Model H75325-0000)

The Bread Slice Holder, model H75325, is a small plastic board designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand to spread butter, jelly, etc. on a piece of bread, and to cut it. The device has two raised edges and rubber feet. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 5.75 inches. COLOR: White.

Bright Bold Long Ring Timer (Model 448666)

Timer has large numbers enabling the user to see them easily. Long ring feature allows time for hearing impaired to hear it. 6 inches in diameter. Numbers are 3/4 inch high. .

Broda Auto-Locking Glider Chair (Models 100-10Al, 100-15Al, & 100-20Al)

The Broda Auto-Locking Glider Chair is a rocking chair designed for use by individuals with Alzheimers disease or dementia. The chair begins to glide once the user sits down, and stops gliding when the user begins to vacate the chair. It also features a caregiver-operated lock to prevent unwanted gliding. The smooth gliding action produces a calming effect and can help reduce the need to wander. It also provides mild exercise. The frame is made of 16-gauge powder coated tubular steel with a stab

Broda Basic Chair (Model 30Vt)

The Broda Basic Chair, model 30VT, is a wheeled geriatric recliner designed for use by individuals who need support while sitting. This chair features a suspension system of straps that conform individually to the user's body, thus suspending the user's weight across multiple points. Other features include a seat with tilt infinitely adjustable up to 25 degrees, a reclining back with the recline infinitely adjustable up to 45 degrees, an adjustable-length elevating legrest, a removable flip-down

Broda Basic Chair (Model 80V)

The Broda Basic Chair, model 80V, is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals who need support while sitting. It is designed for users who require a fixed hip angle of 90 degrees and/or those requiring tilt in space without recline. The seat tilt is infinitely adjustable up to 38 degrees. Other features include an adjustable elevating legrest, removable flip-down footrest with adjustable footplate angle, armrests with an independent height-adjustment range of 4 inches, removable upper b

Broda Elite Chair (Model 35V)

The Broda Elite Chair, model 35V, is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals who need support while sitting. This chair has up to 25 degrees of infinitely-adjustable seat tilt and up to 45 degrees of infinitely-adjustable back recline. It has a suspension system of straps that conform individually to the user's body, thus suspending the user's weight across multiple points. Other features include an adjustable elevating legrest, single- or double- plate footrest with adjustable footpla

Broda Elite Chair (Model 785)

The Broda Elite Chair, model 785, is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals who need positioning support while sitting. This tilt-in- space chair has up to 90 degrees of infinitely- adjustable back recline and up to 38 degrees of infinitely-adjustable seat tilt. It features a suspension system of straps that conform individually to the user's body, thus suspending the user's weight across multiple points. The removeable swing-away armrests are individually height adjustable, with push-

Broda Elite Chair (Model 85V)

The Broda Elite Chair, model 85V, is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals who need support while sitting. This tilt-in-space chair has up to 38 degrees of infinitely-adjustable seat tilt and up to 90 degrees of infinitely-adjustable back recline. It has a suspension system of straps that conform individually to the user's body, thus suspending the user's weight across multiple points. Other features include an adjustable elevating legrest, single- or double-plate footrest with adjus

Broda Midline Full Recliner

The Broda Midline Full Recliner is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals who need positioning support while sitting. This tilt-in- space chair has up to 90 degrees of infinitely- adjustable back recline and up to 38 degrees of infinitely-adjustable seat tilt. It features a suspension system of straps that conform individually to the user's body, thus suspending the user's weight across multiple points. Other features include armrests with independent height adjustment within a range o

Built In Wall Oven.

Single built in wall oven. Self cleaning. Calrod bake and broil units. Digital clock. Control knobs located above oven door. Door opens down.

Built In Wall Oven.

Built in wall oven. Electric. Control knobs located above door. Door opens down. Conventional or self cleaning oven. Automatic digital mealtimer clock, 2 oven racks, oven light, broiler pan and grid. Models come in widths of 24 inches, 27 inches and 30 inches. Power 240/208 volts.

Built-In Electric Hot-Air / Conventional Oven (Model Eb 846-600)

The Built-In Electric Hot-Air/Conventional Oven has 4 heating systems - hot air, conventional top and bottom heating with lower and upper heat only selection, hot air broil, and standard radiant broil. The oven also features a convection self-clean system. Door may be ordered to open to the left or to the right and can be installed in a wall or under a counter. Timer and oven programmer illuminated symbols are located on the control panel on the front of the oven. The hot air fan is activated by

Built-In Electric Hot-Air Double Oven (Model Eb 868-Xxx)

The Built-in Electric Hot-Air Double Oven has an upper unit that provides conventional top and bottom heating, and a lower unit that provides 4 heating systems (hot air, conventional top and bottom heating with lower and upper heat only selection, hot air broil, and standard radiant broil). The all glass doors can be ordered to open to the left or to the right. All controls have illuminated symbols and are located on the front of the oven between the two units. The oven features a convection sel

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

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

Butterer (Model 138877)

Container holds one half stick of butter. Push at one end to push butter out the other end of container. Ideal for buttering corn.

Butterfly Pillow

The Butterfly Pillow is a cervical pillow designed to provide cervical and head support when lying down. The pillow features a narrow center and wide ends, and is made of a non-allergenic polyester fiberfill. A pillow case is included. DIMENSIONS: 19.5 x 25 inches.

Butterfly Pillow

The Butterfly Pillow is a cervical pillow designed to provide maximum support for the head and neck. Filled with polyester fibers, the butterfly-shaped pillow comes standard with a machine-washable cover. DIMENSIONS: 22 x 18 inches. COLOR: White.

Butterfly Pillow (Model N7103)

The Butterfly Pillow, model N7103, is a contoured pillow designed to reduce stiff neck, shoulder, and back pain. The pillow has a butterfly design and is fiber filled. A zippered satin cover is included. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 17 x 22 inches. COLOR: The cover is blue.

Bye-Bye Decubiti Mattress Overlay

The Bye-Bye Decubiti Mattress Overlay is an air flotation mattress surface designed to aid in the prevention of pressure sores. The overlay is made of heavy gauge natural rubber, and consists of five mouth inflatable sections held together in a pocketed cover of fleece and velour. The overlay is available in two models to fit standard hospital size beds. The segmental construction permits varying the amount of air in each section. The overlay is used over the regular mattress. It may be folded z

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.

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

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.

Capscrew Opener (Model F75346-0002)

The Capscrew Opener, model F75346-0002, is designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand or who have limited manual strength to open jars and bottles with caps from 5/8 to more than 3 inches in diameter. The opener may be mounted on the wall or removed from its wall braket for hand-held use on a table or counter. The device is bell shaped and made of molded of polypropylene with a soft rubber liner that grips screw top pushed into it and twisted. DIMENSIONS: Bell is 3.5 inches in

Cardboard Boxes For Use As Chairs.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Cardboard boxes used as a seat and play surface for a young child with poor balance. Describes ways a cardboard box can be used as a chair, playpen, and practice areas for standing and walking. Illustration shows a box big enough for the child to sit in with legs outstretched, and another smaller box on its side inside the first box to provide a play surface. AUTHOR: Finnie, N R TITLE: Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home REF: New York: E

Care Chair 1, 2, & 3

Upholstered chair with powered elevating seat. Three models; straight, semi reclining, and fully reclining. Operated by cord mounted rocker switch, with optional toggle switch. Assorted colors and patterns. Soil resistant fabrics available. U.L. listed electrical components and 14 gauge steel lift mechanism. 2 year warranty on lift and recliner mechanisms, 1 year on motor.

Care Chair Classic

Care Chair Classic is a manual wheelchair designed for shopping use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Wire baskets attach to full length armrests of a standard wheelchair, which is supplied with the basket, or to rear of wheelchair, or both front and rear. Wheelchair has standard 24 inch rear wheels with hand rims. 8 inch front casters. Basket is 42 inches long, 24 inches wide and 38 3/4 inches from the floor. Basket capacity is 40 pounds, front or rear or 80 pounds total.

Carefor Reusable Underpads

The CareFor Reusable Underpad is designed for use by individuals with incontinence. These quilted underpads are designed to control and absorb liquid. The brushed polyester top sheet features EnGarde to fight bacteria, fungi, and odors. Made to withstand repeated launderings, the pads have a waterproof backing and are finished with a waterproof binding. The bed-sized pad is available with or without tuck-in flaps. SIZES: Bed and wheelchair. DIMENSIONS: 23 x 36 inches, 32 x 36 inches with or with

Carefor Waterproof Sheeting.

Waterproof sheeting. Eight gauge plastic, 36 by 54 inches or 54 by 72 inches. Single texture flannel rubber, 36 by 36 inches, 36 by 54 inches, or 36 inch wide roll by 25 feet. Supported rubber, 36 by 54 inches, rolls 36 inches wide by 25 feet long. Double texture flannel rubber, 36 by 36 inches, 36 by 54 inches, roll 36 inches by 25 feet.

Carex Enablers Easy Opener (Model En11Crd)

The Carex Enablers Easy Opener, model EN11CRD, is a box top and can opener designed for use by individuals with limited manual strength or dexterity. This multipurpose opener opens bottle caps, box tops, and pull tabs. The device has a spade-sheaped blade and a rubberized grip. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 2 x 0.88 x 5.5 inches.

Carex Enablers Jar Opener & Closer (Model En17Crd)

The Carex Enablers Jar Opener & Closer, model EN17CRD, is a jar opener and tap turner designed for use by individuals with limited manual dexterity. The large round disk fits over jar lids or taps, while the pinwheel design in the surface helps secure the user's grip and concentrate hand strength while turning. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 4.75 x 1.25 x 4.75 inches.

Carex Enablers Shopping Bag Carrier (Model En25Crd)

The Carex Enablers Shopping Bag Carrier, model EN25CRD, is a shopping bag handle designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength. Designed for use with plastic bags, this plastic device consists of an ergonomically-designed oval loop handle attached to a hook over which the shopping bag handles are hung to distribute the weight and provide support. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 3.5 x 0.5 x 5.38 inches.

Carrying Strap (Model Sw5050)

The Carrying Strap, model SW5050, is a shopping bag handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other upper extremity disabilities. The length-adjustable strap is designed to be worn over the shoulder and has a pad to protect the shoulder. A wire hook at the bottom holds and supports shopping bags. DIMENSIONS: The length adjusts up to 35 inches from the top of the shoulder. WEIGHT: 3.5 ounces.

Cart Smart Rolling Shopping Bag

The Cart Smart Rolling Shopping Bag is a folding wheeled shopping bag designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Made of heavy poly material, this bag has nylon mesh pockets on both sides and on the front. The front pocket with flap is equipped with Velcro closure. The bag's top opening has a full-length nylon zipper with a large zipper pull. Other features include a four-point bottom support platform to enable the bag to stand independently and h

Cartall

The CARTALL is a rolling cart with wire basket designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. This folding cart has brackets on the mainframe to handle special containers. Aluminum alloy front wheels are forward of the center of gravity to allow tilting for climbing curbs and steps. DIMENSIONS: 25 inches hub to hub. (HxLxW): Baskets: (Standard):14 x 18 x 11 inches; (Jumbo):16 x 25 x 13 inches. (File):11 x 24 x 13 inches. WEIGHT: 27 pounds. Baskets can be mou

Cedar-Black Ada Picnic Table (Model 07Ey1148)

The Cedar-Black ADA Picnic Table, model 07EY1148, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of recycled plastic, this long table has space for a wheelchair at each end. The table top and seats are slightly grained for a cedar wood appearance. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The tabletop is 31 x 97.5 x 29 inches. The seats are 20 x 72 x 9.5 inches. WEIGHT: 358 pounds. COLORS: The top and seat are cedar-colored and the frame is black. D

Century's Lift Transfer System.

Patient lift with single belt lift mechanism, lifts and transfers persons in sitting position. Height 39 3/8 inches, width 21 5/8 inches, length 33 1/2 inches, weight 81 1/2 pounds. Lifting range 15 3/4 inches. Four 3 inch casters with locks. Optional model with expandable base, crank operated.

Cervical Comfort Pillow (Model 8023)

The Cervical Comfort Pillow, model 8023, is a cervical pillow designed to privde neck support to relieve pressure and tension. It is a large flat rectangular foam pillow with a raised and rounded end to place neck in a normal position. It is comfortable when lying on side, back or stomach and is washable with a removable dacron/cotton cover. OPTIONS: pillow with blue satin cover (8023S). DIMENSIONS: 17 x 14 inches. COLORS: blue.

Cervical Contour Pillow (Model 8024)

The Cervical Contour Pillow, model 8024, is a cervical pillow designed to support the neck during sleep or rest. The cylinder-shaped pillow is filled with dacron polyester fiber and is non-allergenic. It is completely washable. OPTIONS: pillow with gel pack (8024G); pillow with blue satin cover (8024S). DIMENSIONS: 18 x 7 inches.

Cervical Pillow

Foam pillow with contoured cutout for neck. Removable cover.

Cervical Pillow

The Cervical Pillow is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with arthritis. It provides support for the neck when the individual is lying on his back or side. It provides firm support on the ends with a softer cushion in the middle. The Cervical Pillow may be used alone or with a standard pillow. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches diameter x 17.25 inches long.

Cervical Pillow (Model 04-7115)

Cervical pillow with cotton broadcloth cover filled with styrofoam beads. Contours for individual comfort. Extra covers available.

Cervical Pillow (Model 8903)

The Cervical Pillow, model 8903 is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with head, neck or shoulder disabilities. This pillow is made of polyurethane foam with cotton cover and overlapping fabric closure. It is designed to support the neck and head while sleeping, prevent cramped or stiff necks, and support the upper spinal area. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 20 x 17 inches. COLOR: White

Cervical Pillow (Model Fa475) & Butterfly Pillow (Model Fa473)

The Cervical Pillow, model FA475, and the Butterfly Pillow, model FA473, are designed to give support to the neck area. The pillows are made of polyester fiberfill, are contoured, and come with a cover. DIMENSIONS: 21 inches long.

Cervical Rest Pillow

The Cervical Rest Pillow is designed for persons with head, neck or shoulder disabilities. It provides head support without increasing excessive trunk curvature caused by standard pillows. Made of non-allergenic polyester filling in medium/firm support, the pillow includes a case which is machine washable.

Chair Brake

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with a motor neuron disability to transfer safely to and from a wheeled office chair with the aid of a caregiver. The office chair has a swivel seat and a standard five-leg star base with casters. During transfers the seat could swivel or the chair move. To stop the chair from moving, a standard spring-loaded doorstop with a metal pin and a rubber stopper on the end was bolted to a leg on each side of the base. The caregiver can push down on th

Chair For The Child With Hypertonic Cns Dysfunction.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with a cylindrically shaped seat for the child to straddle, in order to promote balance and encourage adduction and external rotation of the hip, hip and knee flexion and ankle dorsiflection. Describes child's chair made with a length of 10 inch sewer pipe on a base high enough that the child's feet rest flat on the floor. The base and backrest are made of wood. Seat and back are padded, and velcro straps may be added as thigh supports. Includes

Chair Trolley.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Mobile platform to place under standard chair to easily move the chair around. Instructions for building a platform with casters to place under a standard chair. Includes corner blocks to prevent legs of chair from falling off platform and the board can be lengthened for a footrest. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D. TITLE: Easy To Make Aids For Your Handicapped Child. REF: Book: Englewoods Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall Inc:

Chair With Glides

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual who has had a stroke to move under a dining table after sitting on a chair. A glide was attached to the bottom of each leg of a standard dining room chair. This enabled the chair to slide more easily on the carpet while keeping the chair stable when the user sat down on it. TITLE: Post Stroke Assistance. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 2, Winter 2005: P. 10-11. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Chef Craft White Measuring Cups

The Chef Craft White Measuring Cups are a set of measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. Each cup in the set has large print, high contrast, white-on-blue measurement labels in the the bowl and smaller labels, also high contrast, on the handle. There are four cups in the set, measuring 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup. COLOR: White with blue and white markings.

Chef's Stir Pan

The Chef’s Stir Pan is a cooking pan with automatic stirring for people with upper extremity disabilities. This 3.25-quart pan has a rotating curved bar in the bottom with a variable speed control that allows for continuous or intermittent stirring. There is a 1200-watt electric heater in the base of the unit that can be set between 200 degrees (Warm) and 400 degrees Fahrenheit. The pan has a non-stick coating on its interior and exterior, and it comes with a tempered glass lid. The pan, stirre

Child Size Multi-Use Classroom Chair (Model 1700)

With the addition of easily attached accessories, this basic chair can be customized to meet the individual needs of orthopedically delayed or neurologically involved children, who are up to approximately 48 inches tall. An adjustable back rest and seat belt are standard features. The accessories the as follows: adjustable lateral supports, removable knee abductor, adjustable pelvic supports, clear acrylic tray, adjustable foot bracket and stabilization skis to prevent tipping. COLORS: Black, sp

Child's Bed With 3-Piece Hinged Safety Rails

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To protect and restrain small children while they sleep in a comfortable environment which allows them free movement and visibility of their surroundings. The bed, which is designed to be placed with one side against a wall, has a fabric-enclosed foam pad mounted on the side that is placed against the wall and high head- and baseboards. On the side opposite the wall, there are three interconnected sections of slats that can be opened from the outside with the forward se

Children's Bed Rail And Sports Pouch

The Children's Bed Rail and Sports Pouch is a portable side rail designed for use by children with balance, mobility, or cognitive disabilities. Made of heavy-duty, poder-coated steel, the rail has a foam grip handle that folds for storage and transport. Reversible and adjustable for use on either side of the bed, this rail secures to the bed frame and mattress with the included safety strap. The included three-pocket organizer fits over the rail to prevent entrapment and provide storage. DIMENS

Chiropractic Massage Pillow (Model Cm-1)

The Chiropractic Massage Pillow, CM-1, is a vibrating, contoured pillow with a keyhole design. The pillow produces a massage action and is designed to encourage proper sitting posture. POWER: Battery operated on 2 "D" batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 14 x 10 inches.

Cindy Lift

The Cindy Lift is a seat transfer lift aid designed to make lifts more manageable for caregivers and the individual being assisted and to broaden accessible areas for its user. The lightweight aluminium frame allows for quick transfers in a three-step process. This unit adjusts to the user's body and reduces the weight of its occupant for the lifter. The narrow profile fits through doors, halls, and restroom stalls. With this device, the user is able to wear street clothes instead of gowns, and

Circle Bed

The Circle Bed is designed to rotate the patient on the bed frame.

Citrusmate Plus

The CitrusMate Plus is a powered juicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This countertop appliance features a citrus-colored reamer to clearly indicate the placement of fruit, a clear container and top, and an intuitive on/off control. Applying minimal pressure to the fruit on the reamer activates power on and auto-reverse.

City Round Pedestal Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table

The City Round Pedestal Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table is designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This round picnic table has three seats attached to the pedestal which can accommodate six adults. The table also has an opening to accommodate a wheelchair. The table top is thermoplastic coated and sits on a powder-coated steel pedestal. The table also has an umbrella hole. DIMENSIONS: Table is 30 inches high and the table top is 46 inches in diameter. The seats are (HxW) 18.25 x

City Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Model Pup358H-V)

The City Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible, model PUP358H-V, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This table has three attached seats with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. It has a galvanized, powder-coated steel frame, with a high-gloss plastic coated table top and seats, and is portable/surface mounted. The table top has an umbrella hole. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 30 x 56 x 46 inches. The s

City Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table - One End (Model Pup238H-V8S)

The City Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table - One End, model PUP238H-V8S, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long table has seats on two sides and space for a wheelchair on one end. It is made from powder-coated galvanized steel, with plastic coating on the table top and seats, and has a portable/surface mount. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 30.5 x 96 x 30 inches and the seats are 18.75 x 72 x 12 inches. WEIGH

City Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table - Two End (Model Pup238H-V8)

The City Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table - Two End, model PUP238H-V8, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long, rectangular table has an extended table top at both ends to allow access for two wheelchairs. The portable, surface- mounted table has two benches and is made from thermoplastic-coated steel with a powder-coated galvanized steel frame. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 30.5 x 96 x 30 inches. THe seats

Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler (Model Aa5208)

The Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler, model AA5208, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with limited grasping ability. The unit clamps to a table or counter and has a horizontal peeling blade in the top. The fruit or vegegetable is pushed over the blade to peel it. DIMENSIONS: The clamp adjusts from .375 to 2.0 inches.

Class Desk With Adjustable Legs

The Class Desk with Adjustable Legs is a computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Work surface heights can be altered as needs change and the work surface is available in a variety of widths. The desk features a hinged "Flip-Top" door that runs the full length of the work surface to provide access to cords and cables. The scratch-resistant work surface has a smooth, rounded front edge and a chair rail to prevent hardware from sliding off. OPTIONS: Adjustable CPU sling;

Classic Lite Cutting Board

The Classic Lite Cutting Board is a light weight food cutting board made designed for individuals with arthritis or grasping difficulties. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It’s easily picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be placed anywhere t

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Stirex U-2 Knife Set

A light weight food cutting board designed for individuals with limited dexterity, restricted hand function, repetitive strain, tendinitis or arthritis. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It can be picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be place

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Victorinox Knife Set

A light weight food cutting board designed for individuals with limited dexterity, restricted hand function, repetitive strain, tendinitis or arthritis. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It can be picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be place

Clavies Autoclave Gloves (Model H78927)

The Clavies Autoclave Gloves, model H78927, are pliable all-cotton gloves designed for handling hot objects out of the oven. The gloves have a 5-inch gauntlet and are heat resistant up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. The gloves are made of a terry cloth knit and are washable. COLOR: Bright orange.

Click -N- Clean

The Click æN Clean Mop is a lightweight mop designed to eliminate bending and manual wringing from household mopping chores while completely eliminating dirty water from the yarn mop head. A wringing mechanism on the handle clicks and locks each time it is turned, with each turn further wringing water out of the mop. Once the mop is wrung out, the user needs only one hand to hold the mop upright and push the release button to return the mop head to mopping position.

Clinical Recliner

The Clinical Recliner is a vibrotactile amplification system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, neurological, physical, or emotional disabilities. Used for positioning, calming, or stimulating, this chair features modern styling, a welded steel frame, and a patented gas spring recliner mechanism which enables the chair to recline to the Trendelenburg position. A built-in patented vibroacoustic speaker system provides tactile stimulation, enabling users to feel music as well as hear

Clinitron At Home Air Fluidized Therapy Bed

The Clinitron At Home Air Fluidized Therapy Bed is a flotation bed designed for use by individuals with pressure sores/ulcers, spinal cord injury, or severe physical disabilities. The bed surface is filled with ceramic beads similar to sand; the gentle airflow through the beads "floats" the user, resulting in the lowest possible interface pressure and virtually eliminating shear and friction. The airflow also provides warmth and aids in providing comfort and pain reduction. Bead temperature is a

Cloud Cushion (Model 9Clcl)

The Cloud Cushion, model 9CLCL, is a body positioner designed for use with individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities. Made from strong PVC vinyl, this inflatable cushion also contains a layer of foam. When properly inflated, this cushion conforms to the user's body shape. DIMENSIONS: 84 x 84 x 12 inches.

Color-Coded Cookbook

The Color-Coded Cookbook is a cooking aid designed for use by children and adults with cognitive disabilities. This system includes recipes with color-coded measurements to match the included color-coded measuring cups and spoons. Designed to ensure cooking success, the recipes offer a visual measurement in a red, green, yellow or blue picture of a cup or spoon along with the traditional measurement amount. The cookbook includes more than 50 recipes and also aids in teaching cooking vocabulary

Comfort + Plus Clinical Recliner (Models 6902 & 6903)

Recliner chair with high back and full length armrests. Reclines to 3 positions. Legrest elevates as chair reclines. Four 5 inch casters. Self storing overlap table tray swings down to side. Upholstery is vinyl bonded to foam, flame and stain resistant seams. Push bar on back. Overall width 27 inches, overall depth 37 inches, overall height 45 1/2 inches, seat width 20 inches.

Comfort Crown Convoluted Mattress Overlay

Eggcrate foam mattress surface for promoting even distribution of body weight to minimize pressure. Polyurethane foam. Available in standard twin, full, queen and king sizes.

Comfort Lift Chair (Model 300)

Adjustable seat lift recliner. Adjustable lift angles, from 30 to 180 degrees or flat position in 5 increments. Full recline with 1 1/2 inch placement from wall. Complete chair rises via gear driven motor. Welded steel tube lift mechanism is plated. Uses motor-driven linear actuator with clutch and thermal protection. 110 Volt, 2.4 Amp, standard household current. 100% Dupont nylon fabric with 3M Scotch Guard Protection, foam filled. Solid hardwood frame. Control may be hand held or mounted on r

Comfort Plus, Comfort Plus Ii (Model 6960)

Seat lift recliner chair. Fully powered back; removable back for cleaning, portability; choice of upholstery; back reclines within 8 inches from wall; contoured back; arms elevate with seat; armrest covers; 5.5 inch thick seat made of multiply layered foam; ottoman extends prior to back reclining to allow elevation of legs while sitting upright; storage pouch; side mounted switch for powered recline and lift. Overall height 41 inches, overall width 30 inches, seat width 20 inches, seat depth 21

Comfort-U Total Body Pillow

The Comfort-U Total Body Pillow is a body support pillow designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities. Filled with hypoallergenic Fossfil, this U-shaped pillow has long "arms" to provide complete body support in any position. The pillow can be wrapped to any position to cradle specific areas, including the head, arms, neck, back, and hips. Shaking this pillow out restores it to its original shape. A cotton zippered cover is included. OPTIONS: A natural unbleached cotton

Comfy Pillow

The Comfy Pillow is a cervical pillow designed to relieve pressure on the neck and upper back. The crescent-shaped, polyester fiber filled pillow cradles the neck and head. An adjustable Velcro-type closure assists in proper positioning and correct fit. The pillow is available with a choice of a zippered fabric cover or a zippered satin cover. OPTIONS: Replacement covers are available. COLOR: The fabric cover is available in blue; the satin cover is available in blue, green, pink, or white.

Commercial Ada Concrete Table (Model Sw6012)

The Commercial ADA Concrete Table, model SW6012, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This round table has seats on three sides with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. There is an umbrella hole in the center. The table is made of steel-reinforced precast concrete with a smooth polish finish and Natura Stone seats and frames. DIMENSIONS (HxD): The table is 31 x 66 inches in diameter. The table top is 38 inches in di

Compact Dryer (Models Le4900Xt, Le4930Xt, & Lg4931Xt)

Compact clothes dryer. Electric. Control knobs on front panel. Side opening door on front. 3 cycles. 3.4 cubic foot drying drum, end of cycle signal, 1/3 horsepower motor, internal lint screen, automatic door shut off power 120 or 240/208 volts. Compact washer available. Has knob controls on front panel and top loading door.

Complete Hip Kit (Model A665-320)

The Complete Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement or who have mobility disabilities. The kit includes a Savanah Toilet Seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a dressing stick, a long-handled shoe horn, a Sock Notch sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a standard-size Handi-Reacher (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS: The Savanah Toilet Seat is 4 inches tall,

Computer Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide mobile seating at a computer for an obese individual with mobility and other disabilities. The chair is mad of 35 millimeter square steel tube with gusseted legs and four casters. The chair also features angled back uprights and curved back cross bars to provide optimum support. At the front of each arm are soclets for mounting a keyboard and mouse tray. The seat, armrests, and backrest have plywood bases with foam padding.The backrest pads are split in two

Computer Table

The Computer Table is an accessible table for wheelchair users. The table's height is 29 inches to accommodate a wheelchair, and has a tabletop made of 3/4-inch plywood with a teak veneer. A monitor shelf is included at the rear of the table, and the legs consists of a set of standard folding table legs which will not interfere with the wheelchair's wheels. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Paul Cermak for wheelchair users who cannot use standard computer desks because they are too low to wheel

Computer Tables (Models Hcp-4800 & Hcp-6000)

The HCP-4800 & HCP-6000 are computer tables and workstations designed specifically for wheelchair users. The main work area can be adjusted with a hand crank in order to accommodate a variety of wheelchair heights. This mechanism has an internal braking system. There are additional side brakes to insure stability of the table during operation. The workstations will accommodate a microcomputer, a monitor, a printer, external disk drives, printer paper, an expanded keyboard, and other necessar

Concord Ada Picnic Table (Model 07Eg1030)

The Concord ADA Picnic Table, model 07EG1030, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This table has seats on three sides and space for a wheelchair on one side. The table top is hexagon-shaped, with an umbrella hole in the center. The table is made from 100 percent recycled plastic. DIMENSIONS (WxH): The table top is 41 x 31.25 inches. Seats are 9.25 x 19 inches. The umbrella hole is 2 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 330 pounds.

Contour Pillow

The Contour Pillow is a contoured pillow designed to relieve neck pressure and tension. The polyurethane pillow features a neck bolster on one side for separate head and neck support. The pillow includes a cover in a choice of fabric or satin. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 12 x 2 x .5 inches. COLOR: The fabric cover is blue and the satin cover is offered in a choice of blue, green, pink, or white.

Contour Style Vinyl Mattress Protector (Models C4100, C4300F, C4300Q, C4300K, & C4300T)

The Contour Style Vinyl Mattress Protector is a mattress protector designed for use by individuals with incontinence. This protector is made of high-quality vinyl and has elasticized edges to keep it in place. SIZES: Model C4100 fits hospital beds. Model C4300T fits twin beds, model C4300F fits full mattresses, model C4300Q fits queen mattresses, and model C4300K fits king mattresses. DIMENSIONS: Model C4100 is 36 x 80 x 6 inches. Model C4300T is 39 x 75 x 7 inches. Model C4300F is 54 x 75 x 7 i

Contoured Fitted Sheets For Hospital Beds (Models 8036, 8036S, 8036F, & 8035Xl)

Contoured Fitted Sheets for Hospital Beds, models 8036, 8036S, 8036C, 8036F, 8035XL, are bottom sheets designed specifically to fit hospital beds. The sheets are a 50/50 cotton/polyester blend and are completely washable. OPTIONS: Blue flannel (8036F). SIZES: 36 x 80 inches; 8035XL is 36 x 84 inches. COLORS: White; Blue Stripe.

Convection Oven

Portable convection oven, side opening door with left side hinge, door removes for cleaning. Temperature range, 90 to 450 degrees. Operates by circulating heated air, cooks 1/3 faster than conventional. Broils food without requiring turning outside of unit. Remains touchable during cooking. Outside dimensions, 20 by 13 by 14 1/2 inches high. Weight, 40 pounds. Can be used as food dehydrator with accessory shelves.

Convert-Able Table

The Convert-Able Table is a height-adjustable tilt top work table designed for use by children and adults with mobility disabilities. This table features interchangeable snap-on table tops that allow it to be used for a variety of activities, such as reading and writing, art, and sensory stimulation. The height adjusts to enable a child in a floor sitter or an adult in a wheelchair or stander to use the table. Features include a powder-coated steel frame, four-dual locking casters, push-button

Convoluted Bed Pad (Models 7940, 7948, 7949, 7950, 8002, & 8003)

The Convoluted Bed Pad, models 7940, 7948, 7950, 8002, 8003, is a foam mattress surface designed to prevent and treat decubitus ulcers and also allows for better weight distribution and air circulation. SIZES: Hospital bed, 34 x 74 1/4 x 4 inches; full size, 53 x 74 x 2 inches; queen size, 56 x 78 x 2 inches; king size, 74 x 78 x 2 inches; (shrink pack) 34 x 74 1/4 x 2 inches; (shrink pack) 34 x 74 1/4 x 3 inches.

Convoluted Comfort Overlays

The Convoluted Comfort Overlay is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individuals who need extra padding for comfort while in bed. Made from combustion-modified polyurethane foam, the overlays are available in standard and premium densities. DIMENSIONS: 2, 3, or 4 inches thick. CAPACITY: 250 pounds

Convoluted Contour Pillow

The Convoluted Contour Pillow is an eggcrate foam contoured pillow designed to properly align the head and neck during sleep. Designed for use while on the side or back, the pillow follows the natural contours of the head or neck and the eggcrate surface provides even support and permits air circulation. The pillow has a polycotton cover and fits in a standard pillowcase. DIMENSIONS: 19 x 16 x 5 inches. COLOR: The cover comes in blue or white.

Convoluted Mattress Pad

The Convoluted Mattress Pad is an eggcrate foam mattress surface designed to promote even distribution of body weight to minimize pressure. The flame-retardant pad features single-layer construction. SIZES: Hospital bed, double, king, and queen sizes. DIMENSIONS (WxL): The hospital bed sizes is 36 x 80 x 3 or 4 inches. The double is 54 x 74 x 2, 3, or 4 inches. The king size is 76 x 74 x 2, 3, or 4 inches. The queen size is 60 x 74 x 2, 3, or 4 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Cook With Ease Cookbook

The Cook With Ease Cookbook, by Margaret Weber Martinez, is a large print and audio cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each recipe uses six ingredients or fewer. The book is available in a choice of four-track cassettes or large print. The large print version is printed in 24-point type on heavy laminated paper with spiral binding; the laminated pages can be wiped in case of spills.

Cooking Made Easy

Cooking Made Easy is a cookbook designed for use by individuals with developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or brain injury. This cookbook contains 88 recipes for breakfast, soups, salads, breads, appetizers, beverages, main dishes, vegetables, and dessert. Recipes do not assume any cooking knowledge and are broken down into detailed, easy-to-understand steps. Each recipe is coded from 1 to 5 according to level of difficulty. Recipes begin with an ingredient l

Cooking With Feeling

Cooking with Feeling, by Deborah DeBord, is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This cookbook describes 180 adaptive culinary techniques for blind cooks, along with the author's recipes and favorite recipes from such cookbooks as The New Basics Cookbook, Moosewood Cookbook, and the Country Gourmet Cookbook. It is available in Portabook (electronic braille) format on CD-ROM or floppy disk or as a download.

Cool Touch Micro Bowl

The Cool Touch Micro Bowl is designed for those to solve the problem of bowls from the microwave that get too hot to handle.The outer, microwave-safe, plastic bowl stays cool to the touch while food heats up quickly and thoroughly (and stays hot) in the inner ceramic bowl.

Country Lift Chair (Model Tmr-400)

The Country Lift Chair, model TMR-400, is a seat lift recliner chair for individuals with limited mobility to help them get into and out of the chair. It features a sealed single switch, paddle type, hand control; 4 rubberized leveler legs; an oak frame; fire retardant materials; a quick disconnect of electrical components; and a double plate, wide base, steel frame for stability. The chair reclines 8 inches more than standard recliners for near full bed positioning. POWER: 115 volt AC, 1.5 amps

Cpsc Therapy Shapes: Ramps (Models Tr-01 To Tr-03) & Cylinders (Models Tc-01 To Tc-03)

Cpsc therapy shapes have been designed to allow optimum positioning. Firm but flexible foam, covered with Naugahyde. Wedges or ramps: 24 by 24 by 6 inches high, 24 by 24 by 8 inches high, or 24 by 24 by 10 inches high. Cylinders: 8 inches diameter by 36 inches long, 10 inches diameter by 52 inches long, or 12 inches by 52 inches long.

Crawford Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table (Model Kspb6Gpicada)

The Crawford Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table, model KSPB6GPICADA, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long table has seats on two sides with space for a wheelchair on one end. The table top and seats are made from 100 percent solid recycled plastic boards with UV stabilized color. The galvanized steel frame has cross braces for additional support. Stainless steel assembly hardware is included. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW):

Crazy Creek Chair & Power Lounger

The Crazy Creek Chair and Power Lounger are therapeutic seats designed for use by individuals who are unable to stand for long periods. The portable seats provide a padded seat and back support that can be used on the ground, boat deck, etc. They are constructed of coated 420 pack cloth, closed cell foam, fastex buckles, nylon webbing, carbon fiber stays and Neoprene. These seats can be adjusted from sitting to flat positions; they are waterproof and can be rolled or folded for carrying. Creek C

Crescent Cervical Pillow

The Crescent Cervical Pillow is an adjustable, crescent-shaped cervical pillow with Velcro closures. The pillow is polyester filled, and comes with a zippered, machine washable outer case.

Crescent Pillow (Model N5002)

The Crescent Pillow, model N5002, is a cervical pillow designed to support and correctly position the neck. This pillow supports the neck while napping or reading. A cotton cover is included. COLOR: The cover is light blue.

Cushion-Top Vinyl Bed Rail Pads (Models 401210, 401220, & 401230)

The Cushion-Top Vinyl Bed Rail Pads are side rail pads designed to provide protection from injury from bed rails. These foam-padded, vinyl-covered pads cover the rails and extend below and between the rail and the mattress for added protection. Added cushioning is provided on the top and inside of the rails. Velcro closures secure the pads to the rails. These pads wipe clean. DIMENSIONS: Model 401210 is 60 inches long, model 401220 is 72 inches long, and model 401230 is 80 inches long.

Custom-Built Child's Bed

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a safe bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments at a comfortable height for care givers. The standard-sized twin bed has a raised base and heavy-duty pine posts that support fixed rails on three sides. The rails on the fourth side slide up and down, with the weight taken on counterbalanced springs similar to those on a window sash. The rail is held in the raised position with bolts and a covered cat

Cut & Relieve System

The Cut & Relieve System is a cutting board and cutting guide and kitchen knife set designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. The dishwasher-safe, polystyrene Cut Cutting Aid firmly attaches to a countertop 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. The Relieve Knife has a loop in the polypropylene handle for easier grasping an

Cutting Aid And Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Cutting board and spiked tool to hold things on the board for slicing or peeling. Cutting board made of 3/8 inch softwood cut to preferred dimensions; and anchoring tool made of a piece of dowel the length and diameter to feel comfortable when held, with rustproof nails, (about 9) long enough to stick out about 2 inches, driven through it; holes should be drilled through the dowel first to prevent the nails from splitting it. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworki

Cutting Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with no use of the fingers to use a heavy, sharp knife. The knife is mounted to a universal joint made from quarter-inch Lexan plastic (lexan). The unit is attached to the cutting board with a quarter-inch stainless steel carriage bolt. The knife can then be swiveled from side to side, raised and lowered, and sawed in a back and forth motion. In some applications various adaptations to the handle can interface with a support worn on the h

Cutting Board (Model 16K013)

The Cutting Board, model 16K013, is designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand, arthritis, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This polypropylene unit firmly attaches to a counter-top or table with the use of four attached suction cups designed to hold the board in a stable position. The board can be used to make sandwiches, slice meats and chop vegetables. Features include three 1-inch stainless steel spikes that securely grasp meats and vegetables, and a two p

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

Cutting Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides assistance to hold food being cut. Hardwood board is cut to size required. Sand and finish. Put two aluminum nails in center of board. Aluminum nails are used because they will not rust. SKILLS REQUIRED: Simple woodworking. AUTHOR: TITLE: Adaptations & Techniques for the Disabled Homemaker. REF: Book: Sister kenny Institute Rehabilitation Publication Number 710: p 20. 1978.

Cylinder Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Cylinder chair to provide support for the child, especially for a child with cerebral palsy; the back prevents the child from falling backwards when bringing the hand toward the mouth. Chair cut from cylinder of thick reinforced cardboard with a thick disk of the same material as a seat. The chair can be padded with foam and covered with a washable material. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Finnie, N R TITLE: Handling the Young Cer

Cylinder Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with cylindrical back and sides to provide support for the trunk and encourage the child' s shoulders forward. Chair made with wood and a cardboard cylinder. Lists materials needed and provides instructions for constructing the chair, which can be made with a removable pommel. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a Child who has a Physical Disability REF: Melbourne, Australia: Health

Daessy Accessible Workstation - Double Surface Table

The Daessy Accessible Workstation - Double Surface Table is a height adjustable computer desk designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This workstation has two independently height- adjustable surfaces with clear access underneath for a user seated in a wheelchair. The frame is made from welded, plastic-coated tubular steel, and the table surface is made from arborite laminated MDF board. OPTIONS: CPU bracket, double locking casters, front surface tilt an

Daessy Accessible Workstation - Single Surface Table

The Daessy Accessible Workstation - Single Surface Table is a height-adjustable computer desk designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or low vision. The height-adjustable work surface makes this table accessible to a user seated in a wheelchair, while an optional keyboard surface allows users with low vision closer access to a monitor located on the main surface. The frame is made from welded, plastic-coated tubular steel, and the table surface is made fro

Decubitis Pad

The Decubitis Pad is made of washable Fortrel polyester pile. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 24, 24 x 30, 30 x 40, and 30 x 60 inches.

Decubitus Pad

The Decubitus Pad is made of Fortrel polyester pile and designed for either the seat or back of a wheelchair. The pad is washable. Wheelchair accessories include back/seat cover, armrest, leg support cover, and paddle pad cover.

Decubitus Pad

Standard or heavy weight kodel pile bed pads. Washable. Sizes: 15 by 18 inches, 24 by 30 inches, 30 by 40 inches, 30 by 60 inches.

Decubitus Pad

The Decubitus Pad is designed to allow air circulation to aid in the healing of pressure sores. This pad is made of polyester fibers for softness and resiliency. DIMENSIONS: Available in a choice of 16 x 18 inches, 24 x 30 inches, 30 x 40 inches, or 30 x 60 inches.

Decubitus Pad (Models 0034 & 0036)

The Decubitus Pad is designed to protect against pressure sores. The polyester pile pad is flame retardant, washable, and autoclavable. DIMENSIONS: Model 0034 is 30 x 40 inches and model 0036 is 30 x 60 inches.

Deluxe Contour Pillow (Model N7108S)

The Deluxe Contour Pillow, model N7108S, is designed to support the neck, head, and shoulders. The pillow has a high-density foam base and a convoluted foam surface. A zippered cover is included. COLOR: White cover.

Deluxe Convalescent Recliner

The Deluxe Convalescent Recliner is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals who require support while sitting. This chair can be adjusted and locked in three positions: upright, with the footrest elevated, and fully reclined. It has a high back headrest, padded arms, and oversized casters. The large, molded plastic tray attaches to the arms, slide ajusts, and can be stored on the chair back. The cushions are covered in mildew resistant vinyl. A built-in moisture barrier prevents seepage

Deluxe Folding Personal Worktable

The Deluxe Folding Personal Worktable is a height adjustable tilt top worktable designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This table is height- and tilt-adjustable and hand knobs adjust and secure its telescoping legs. The top tilts from 0 to 45 degrees. The scratch-resistant melamine top has a half-moon cutout for accessibility and an outer rim to protect against spills. The table folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: Table height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. The tabletop measures

Deluxe Foot Stool (Model 6350)

Footstool, anodized aluminum legs extend past stepping area t prevent tipping. Top is 1/8 corrugated rubber matting with vinyl molding around rim. Nonskid rubber tips on legs. Height 9 inches, top 14 by 10 inches, width 18 1/2 inches, depth 14 inches, weight 5 1/2 pounds.

Deluxe Guard Rail Pads (Models 5605, 5605W, 5606, & 5607)

Deluxe Guard Rail Pads are side rail pads designed to prevent injury from bed side rails. Designed to provide maximum cushioning and protection, these pads are made of durable, firm foam and covered with soft, soil-resistant vinyl. The pads attach wih quick-release buclkes. Model 5605W features a vinyl window that runs the length of the pad, enabling the user to see out. DIMENSIONS: Models 5605 and 5605L are 72 inches long. Model 5606 is 60 inches long and model 5607 is 43 inches long.

Deluxe Maple Cutting Board (Model Nc28503)

The Deluxe Maple Cutting Board, model NC28503, is designed to assist people with limited hand strength or with use of only one hand in cutting or chopping food. The cutting board is handmade of solid, finished maple and features wooden food guards on one corner to keep food on the board. The board also has two stainless steel nails imbedded in it to hold vegetables and other foods in place. Rubber feet on the bottom of the unit keep it from sliding while in use. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 11 inches.

Deluxe Paring Board (Models 3046 & 3037)

The Deluxe Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The board features two stainless steel prongs to hold fruits and vegetables in place while they are being cut. Corner guards at one corner keep sandwiches and other foods in place for cutting. Model 3046 ($21.95) is laminated maple and model 3037 ($20.95) is formica. DIMENSIONS: Model 3046 is 11 x 11 inches and model 3037 is 8 x 10 inches.

Depend Underpads

Depends Underpads are bed underpads designed to protect beds, chairs or other surfaces from wetness. These padsfeature a three-layer absorbency system and a waterproof backing with sealed edges for optimum protection. The soft, stay-dry liner protects the skin. DIMENSIONS: 23 x 36 inches.

Desk And Television Cabinet

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To prevent children and adults with cognitive disabilities and poor impulse control from throwing the desk and television. Made of laminate for durability and ease of maintenance, this wall-mounted corner desk features a return on one side and a television cabinet bolted to the corner section. Wide support legs extend to the floor at either end and in the center. Loxson bolts anchor the desk to the wall and the cabinet to the desk. The cabinet is divided into two secti

Desk Chair

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an adjustable, mobile desk chair that assists with standing. A barber’s chair was fixed to a homemade wooden platform equipped with casters and a hydraulic unit attached. The chair can be raised and lowered while in use by pulling on a rope attached to the foot lever or pushing on the lever with an inverted cane. The user can also use it to assist with standing by maneuvering the chair into place, stabilizing the user’s knees, and rising. MATERIALS: Ba

Device For Opening Milk Cartons.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to open cardboard milk cartons for persons with little finger strength or dexterity. Illustrates device made of a three-tined hand gardening tool with the tines cut off so they are about the same length. The middle tine is slipped under the peak of the carton with the other tines on top, and the handle is pulled upwards. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence

Device To Assist In Reaching Stove Knob

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility and upper extremity disabilities to safey access the knobs located on a panel above and behind the burners of a stove. A device was created using a piece of standard PVC pipe with a stopper at one end and a thread at the other end which fits precisely over the splines on the stove knobs. To make the thread, a piece of brass was machined on a lathe to match the knob profile. Twenty-four splines to match the knob were then machined

Diabetic Thermoskin Foot Gauntlet (Model 8*232)

The Diabetic Thermoskin Foot Gauntlet, model 8*232, is a foot warmer designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities or diabetes. This foot warmer helps to provide warmth to cold feet and problem areas caused by poor circulation. It has a trioxin lining, a rubberized center layer, and a mylon outer layer. The trioxon lining captures body heat and elevates the skin temperature. The rubberized safety sole and an adjustable hook-and-loop closure keep it in place. This foot warmer can

Diamond Homecare Bed

The Diamond Homecare Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with obesity and severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bed is available in semi-electric and full electric models with Trendelenburg, Reverse Trelenburg, and cardio-chair positions. The bed has two electric drive modules and is equipped with a manual emergency crank and a hand control. The bed deck is thermoformed plastic. The frame splits in half for transportation and assembly and has fou

Dining Chair Securing System

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To prevent chairs around a dining table from being moved by a child with developmental disabilities. The system involves three straps, two at each end of the rectangular table and one in the center. The end straps are bolted to the table legs at either side and run across the table and through the side arms of each chair. The middle strap runs across the surface of the table and around the other side of the chairs. Unbuckling one side strap and the center strap frees th

Disappearing Grocery List

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with developmental, cognitive or communication delays participate in grocery shopping by identifying items with the help of a communication board.

Disposable Bedpads (Models 6144, 6172, 6327, & 6328)

The Disposable Bedpad is a bed underpad designed to prevent moisture from reaching the mattress. It has a nonwoven top, absorbent cellulose center, and a plastic back. DIMENSIONS: 23 x 36 inches (Bag of 25: 6144, Box of 150: 6172); 17 x 24 inches (Box of 25: 6327, Box of 300: 6328)

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 Assistive Shopping Bag Carrier

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself (DIY) assistive device for people with grasping or other upper extremity disabilities and older adults to use for carrying groceries into the home. Step 1: From the center of a plastic clothes hanger (where the hook is) measure 3 inches to each side and using a dremel or another cutting tool to cut the hanger on both sides. Step 2: Take a piece of Sugru (or another type of silicone rubber putty) about the size of one and a ha

DIY Floor Cleaning Robot

Floor Cleaning Robot is designed to assist with mopping the floor for individuals with limited mobility associated with arthritis, back injuries, upper extremity disabilities and multiple sclerosis. The Robot is designed to go in a straight line to clean your floor. This model does not have a turning system and you will need to know how to wire a motor with a switch to complete this project.

Dogbone Pillow

The Dogbone Pillow is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with neck disabilities. This washable fleece-covered, dogbone-shaped foam pillow cradles the head and neck while the user is seated in an upright position.

Dolphin Air Mat (Model 1324)

The Dolphin Air Mat, models 1325 and 1326, is an air flotation mattress designed to provide vestibular or proprioceptive stimulation for individuals with a physical disability. It is also good for working with postural adjustments, sensory stimulation, motor planning tasks, weight shifting exercises, equilibrium responses and balance activities. OPTIONS: The Dolphin Tactile Pad, model 1323, is a reversible patchwork pillowcase of four different textures available for $59.00. DIMENSIONS: Uninflat

Doodlebug Insert (Model 1065)

The Doodlebug Insert, model 1065, is a back support cushion designed for use with Kay Kinder Chairs (see separate entry, as well as other positioning chairs and high chairs. This terry cloth covered foam support also reduces the width and depth of the chair, enabling it to be used by smaller children. The cover can be unzipped and remove for washing. COLOR: Red or light blue.

Double Handled Cooking Pot

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Second handle is added to a cooking pan so it can be picked up using both hands. Illustrates a second handle for a pan made with a 5 inch aluminum tube riveted to two 4 inch hose clamps. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 12 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES ( including cover): 2 1980.

Double Metal Spatula

The Double Metal Spatula is a spatula and tongs designed for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Made of cast aluminum with high heat resistance, this product consists of two spatulas that can be attached at the base of their handles for use as barbecue tongs, or they can be detached for separate use as turners.

Double Spatula

The Double Spatula is a spatula and tongs designed for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This utensil has two spatulas joined at the end of the end of their handles for gripping and turning food while cooking or serving.

Double Spatula

The Double Spatula is a pair of spatulas joined as tongs at the base of their respective handles for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or have grasping disabilities. The two spatulas are joined at the handles for use as tongs, or they can be separated for use as single spatulas. The nylon, open-slotted spatulas can be used with non-stick cookware and are dishwasher safe.

Dr. Joseph's Diabetic Foot Kit

Dr. Joseph's Diabetic Foot Kit is a footbrush and inspection mirror set designed for use by individuals with diabetes and mobility disabilities or arthritis. This kit includes a long-handled brush, an adjustable inspection mirror, two small sponges for cleaning between toes and applying medication, a larger sponge for general cleaning, and a monafilament for testing foot sensation. The assorted sponges, the brush, and the mirror snap on to the long plastic handle. A wrist strap is also included.

Dr. Joseph's Universal Adl Accessories

Dr. Joseph's Universal ADL Accessories are a footbrush, inspection mirror, dressing hook, leg lifter, and shoe horn designed for use by individuals with diabetes and mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to provide hygiene, inspection, and care of the lower leg, ankle, and foot, the components are available individually to enable the user to select only those items that are needed. Available components include the universal long handle only, the universal handle with footbrush, a packag

Draw Sheet (Models 6177 & 6178)

The Draw Sheet is a waterproof sheet designed to protect bedding from moisture. The draw sheet is non-skid, reversible, flameproof and hypoallergenic. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 54 inches (6177), 36 x 72 inches (6178).

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

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

Drop In Range.

Drop in range. Electric. On/off knobs located on front of range. All doors open down making access to oven difficult for person in wheelchair. Self cleaning oven, interchangeable cooktop modules, clock, adjustable oven shelves, power 236 volts, or 208 volts.

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 Support Cervical Pillow.

The Dual Support Cervical Pillow is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain or injury. This pillow has bolsters for separate head and neck support. The pillow is polyester filled and uses a standard pillowcase. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 17 inches.

Dublup (Models 9Dlp1, 9Dlp2, & 9Dlp3)

The Dublup is large geometric shapes designed for use with children with severe physical or neurological disabilities. Supplied in two sections, these foam-filled PVC shapes can be combined to create a variety of large shapes. SIZES: Size 1, model 9DLP1, is suitable for children up to four years of age. Size 2, model 9DLP2, is suitable for children from four to nine years of age. Size 3, model 9DLP3, is suitable for children nine years of age and older. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Size 1 is 10 x 48 x 15

Dublup Ballpool

The Dublup Ballpool is ball flotation therapy designed for use with children with neurological, balance, or mobility disabilities. The Ballpool walls are created by joining two Dublup Size 1 shapes (see separate entry). The unit is then lined by attaching the included ball sack inside the walls with Velcro to complete the pool, which can then be filled with the included 800 balls. OPTIONS: An additional sack of balls is included. DIMENSIONS: The pool is 57 inches in diameter. COLOR: The balls co

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.

Dumbwaiter

The Dumbwaiter is a dumb waiter designed for commercial use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This monorail-style unit features a steel rail and a steel car and can accommodate openings on three sides. The unit offers automatic controls from any floor. Safety features include a broken cable safety device and slack cable disconnect. The unit can be installed at floor or counter level and comes partially pre-wired and pre-assembled for easy installation. DIMENSIONS: Dim

Duo Clinne Dual Function & Contoured Bed Wedge

Eggcrate foam contoured positioning wedge for elevation of upper body. Combination lumbar, cervical roll supports lumbar region while sitting and cervical spine while sleeping. Polyurethane foam. White cotton/poly cover.

Duro-Med Plastic Bed Tray (Model 4070)

The Duro-Med Plastic Bed Tray, model 4070, is designed of heavy duty plastic with folding legs and a recessed well for glass. DIMENSIONS: (W x L x H) 15 1/4 x 21 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. COLORS: almond, blue, white.

Duro-Med Waterproof Sheeting (Model 8040)

Duro-Med Waterproof Sheeting, model 8040, is a waterproof sheet designed to protect mattresses from moisture. It has a non-skid reversible surface which is odor-proof, hypo-allergenic, flameproof and autoclavable. SIZES: 36 x 36, 36 x 45, 36 x 54, 36 x 66, 36 x 72 inches; also available in 36 inches x 12 yard and 36 inches x 25 yard rolls.

Dycem Bottle Opener

The Dycem Bottle Opener is a screw cap opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other hand and upper extremity disabilities. Made of Dycem non-slip material, this small, bowl-shaped opener provides a secure grip for opening and closing bottles (soda bottles, pill bottles, etc.) with screw-top lids. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: Blue.

Dycem Jar Opener & Mat Set

The Dycem Jar Opener & Mat Set is a jar opener and non-slip pad designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The set includes a bowl-shaped, non-slip jar opener for opening screw top jars and a round, non-slip mat to stabilize the jar during opening. DIMENSIONS: The round mat is 5.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: The jar opener is available in blue or yellow.

Dycem Jar Opener (Model 16K027A)

The Dycem Jar Opener, model 16K027A, is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or grasping disabilities. The device is a hollow cone lined with Dycem, which exerts a strong grip on most surfaces. The user places it over the top of the jar and turns. The device can be used to open jars with lids from 1 to 4 inches in diameter. COLOR: Blue.

Dynamic Flotation System DFS

Mattress for standard hospital bed frames. AUTO-MATT sensor pad automatically adjusts support pressure of air flotation system. Weighs 32 pounds.

E-Z Cervical Pillow (Model N7101) & E-Z Plus Cervical Pillow (Model N7102)

The E-Z Cervical Pillow, model N7101, is a cervical pillow designed to provide proper neck positioning. This pillow combines soft, medium, and firm densities for correct sleeping posture on the back. The E-Z Plus Cervical Pillow, model N7102, has a center cut for four sleeping positions. Contoured foam with polyester fill ensures proper cervical alignment. Both models come with a removable zippered cotton/poly cover. DIMENSIONS (WxL): Model N7101 is 17 x 20 inches and model N7102 is 17 x 25 inch

E-Z Glide Series Adjustable Table Bases

The E-Z Glide Series Tables are accessible tables and adjustable-height work tables designed for people who use wheelchairs. The 1700 Series adjusts from child to adult height, the 1800 Series adjusts from standard to wheelchair height, and the 1900 Series adjusts from restaurant to bar height with a stop at standard wheelchair height. The E-Z Glide mechanism incorporates a patented design and gas cylinders to facilitate table adjustment. A knob adjustment allows the tables to change heights and

Easi-Grip Cheese Slicer

The Easi-Grip Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions that weaken the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress-free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip when using either hand. The

Easi-Grip Grater

The Easi-Grip Grater is a grater designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions which weakens the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress-free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip using either hand. The grater is dishwash

Easi-Grip Spatula

The Easi-Grip Spatula is a spatula designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions that weaken the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip using either hand. The spatula is dishwasher

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 Adjust Overbed Table (Model 6411)

Chrome plated square tubular leg and base, 4 casters. Spring tension height adjustment with positive corner lock, 27 to 44 high. Table surface, 15 by 30 inches. Tilts either direction, plunger release lock, 5 positions.

Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler

The Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler is designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand. This peeler has a larger handle and is designed to fit well in the hand to decrease the pressure needed to peel food.

Easy Grip Can Opener

The Easy Grip Can Opener is designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand and other grasping disabilities. This stainless steel manual can opener has large, easy-to-grip handles designed to fit comfortably in the hand.

Easy Grip Knob Cover Kit (Model 389211)

Easy grip knobs for Whirlpool washer/dryer model numbers LA6100XS, LA6150XS, LE6100XS, LE6150XS, LG6101XS, and LG6151XS are available free with the purchase of the appliance.

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 Risers

Easy Risers are cone-shaped leg extenders designed to assist individuals with arthritis, neurological, mobility and balance disabilities in rising from a seated position. These hardened plastic cones can also be used to elevate the head of a bed for individuals with respiratory disabilities or acid reflux or related conditions. The risers can also be used to elevate the back legs of a chair to aid individuals in shifting their weight over their feet to aid in rising. Other uses include elevating

Easy To Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula

This Easy to Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula is designed for individuals who have only one hand or have a difficult time serving dishes of food in the kitchen, like brownies, cake, lemon bars, etc.

Easy To Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula

This Easy to Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula is designed for individuals who have only one hand or have a difficult time serving dishes of food in the kitchen, like brownies, cake, lemon bars, etc.

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.

Eclipse Pillow, The

The Eclipse Pillow, model N7104, is a contoured pillow designed to provide neck support. This pillow is filled with fiberfill and has a contoured design with a recessed center. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 20 inches.

Econo Float Ii Water Flotation Mattress

The Econo Float II Water Flotation Mattress is a water filled mattress surface designed to be installed on top of a regular hospital bed mattress. The filling valve is wide mouthed and has a no-leak screw-on cap. A repair kit is included for small punctures. WARRANTY: 12 month warranty.

Economy Convoluted Mattress Pad

The Economy Convoluted Mattress Pad is an eggcrate foam mattress surface designed to promote even distribution of body weight to minimize pressure. The flame-retardant pad features single-layer construction. SIZES: Hospital bed. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 34 x 72 x 1.75, 3, or 4 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Economy Folding Bed Board (Models 1924 & 1928)

The Economy Folding Bed Board, models 1924, 1928, is a bed board designed to provide extra support underneath a mattress. The bed board is made of heavy-duty triple wall 1100 pound test board and has 4 folding sections. DIMENSIONS: model 1924, 24 x 60 inches; model 1928, 30 x 60 inches.

Economy Suction Brush (Model Nc28224)

The Economy Suction Brush, model NC28224, is a scrub brush for cleaning vegetables designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand. The brush features stiff nylon bristles in a lightweight plastic base to which rubber suction-cup feet are affixed. The suction-cup feet secure the brush to most flat surfaces during use. DIMENSIONS: The brush is 4 inches long.

Educube

The Educube is a child's chair designed for use by children aged 3 years and older. Use of the Educube encourages social interaction as well as gross and fine motor skill development. They are sturdy and easily cleaned. The seat height can be changed by turning the cube over. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 15 inches x 15 inches x 15 inches. The seat height is 6 or 9 inches depending on the side used. COLOR : Choice of yellow or blue.

Edutray

The Edutray is a tray for armchair designed for use with an an Educube (see separate entry) to provide a play or eating surface close to the child. The legs fold for storage. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 21 x 14 inches. WEIGHT: 7 pounds. COLOR: Blue and white.

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

Elasto-Gel Cast & Splint Pads

The Elasto-Gel Cast & Splint Pads are orthoses liners designed to be used under casts, splints, pressure suits and garments, masks and dressings; to stabilize braces, orthotic and prosthetic devices; as padding for the prevention and treatment of decubitus ulcers; and to protect skin grafts. The pads are made from a formulated hydrogel which contains a natural skin moisturizer/conditioner. This hydrogel has properties which allow it to absorb excess perspiration from the skin and transmit it

Elasto-Gel Cervical Pillow (Model Tp-1Hc)

The Elasto-Gel Cervical Pillow provides support and hot or cold therapy to the neck and upper spine area. The pillow consists of contoured urethane foam for support, and is fitted with gel inserts that won't leak if punctured. For cold treatments, the pillow can be chilled in a freezer; for heat therapy, pillow can be warmed in a microwave oven. The pillow will retain temperature for 20 to 40 minutes. The washable cover is made of satin and has velcro closures. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 10 x 2.5 inches o

Elasto-Gel Lumbar Pillow (Model L1Hc)

The Elasto-Gel Lumbar Pillow is a low back orthosis that can provide hot or cold therapy. The pillow is made of contoured urethane foam for support and fitted with a gel insert. For cold treatments, pillow can be chilled in a freezer; for heat therapy, pillow can be warmed in a microwave oven. The pillow will retain the temperature for 20 to 40 minutes. The velour cover is washable and has velcro closures. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 13 x 3.5 inches overall; inserts are 8 x 12 inches. COLOR: Navy blue.

Elder Store Folding One Handed Pot Stabilizer

This Folding One Handed Pot Stabilizer is designed for users with one hand or missing a limb. It is designed for individuals with one handed ability, or limited arm strength, arthritis- or for anyone who would prefer to use one hand. The pot stabilizer suctions onto the stovetop surface and holds pots and pan handles in place. It is tall enough to accommodate most pots or pans. It is made out of aluminum with rubber suction cups and it folds for storage when item is not is use.

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. It contains recipes for conventional and microwave ovens.

Electric Blanket Control

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to control the temperature of an electric blanket. This project was designed to enable the user to regulate the temperature of the blanket within a narrow predetermined range. A commercially-available electric blanket was purchased and a commercial thermostat was added to the blanket's existing controls. The thermostat sits in a separate plastic box with a dial control for the temperature. Using the original transformer box, t

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 Height Adjustable Activity Table

The Electric Height Adjustable Activity Table is a powered height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Height adjustment is achieved with push-button controls. Both models have a laminate top and an extruded aluminum base. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 27 to 39 x 48 x 30 inches or 28 to 34 x 60 x 30 inches. COLOR: Maple top. WARRANTY: Two-year warranty.

Electric Skillet And Griddle

Stainless steel fry pan or cast aluminum griddle, several sizes available. All units have detachable controls and two heat resistant handles. Completely immersible for cleaning. Electric wok, stainless steel available. All units have 120 volt AC.

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

Electric Work Table (Model 4375)

The Electric Work Table, model 4375, is a powered height adjustable work or therapy table designed for use by wheelchair users. This height-adjustable table has a direct-drive lift mechanism that elevates the tabletop and a pedestal design that allows wheelchair access, and a hand-control panel mounted on the underside of the tabletop. The table has a high-pressure laminate top with a natural oak finish and protective molding along the edges. It can can accommodates two wheelchairs and up to fiv

Elevating Bed Wedges (Series 5530)

The Elelvating Bed Wedges, series 5530, are positioning wedges designed to elevate the head or legs of individuals with breathing, circulatory, lower extremity, or back disabilities. These foam wedges are available with or without a cloth covers. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 x 27 x 24 inches, 10 x 27 x 24 inches, or 12 x 27 x 24 inches.

Elevating Leg Rest

The Elevating Leg Rest is a positioning wedge designed to provide relief from swelling in the legs and to maintain a pelvic tilt position to relieve stress on the spine. This wedgefeatures a slanted front to support the thighs. A zippered machine-washable cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 26 x 8 inches. COLOR: The cover is available in blue or white.

Elevating Leg Rest (Model N6500)

The Elevating Leg Rest, model N6500, is a wedge pillow designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or circulatory disabilities. The tapered front supports the thighs while the rest of the pillow elevates the lower legs. A washable, removable cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 26 x 8 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Elevating Office Chair

The Elevating Office Chair is an adjustable height chair designed to enable a person with a disability to easily reach a standard kitchen countertop. The modified office chair is mounted on a two-ton car jack. The car jack is operated by extension handles that are easily reached by the user. The unit is mounted on castors from the original chair. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Frank Heminsley for wheelchair users who have standard height kitchen countertops and cannot reach them from a wheel

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

Enamor Food Preparation Aid

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of food preparation device for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation or other conditions that limit them to use of only one arm or hand. The Enamor (an anagram of “one arm”) allows a person with use of only one arm the opportunity to expand his or her cooking skills by facilitating food preparation. Enamor is a simple and easily cleaned kit that consists of both vegetable and meat cutting units that attach tightly onto

Enfold Comfort Chair

The Enfold Comfort Chair is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or mobility or balance disabilities. The deep back design makes unassisted departure difficult to deter wandering or unassisted mobility. The chair is covered in moisture-proof fabric and the seating area has a sanitized Medi-Flextra vinyl, which is resistant to microbial attacks and broad-spectrum gram positive and negative bacteria. The seating area is also double high-frequency we

Enfold Rollabout Chair

The Enfold Rollabout Chair is a wheeled, reclining geriatric chair designed for individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or Alzheimer's disease. Specially angled for comfort, this chair is equipped with a four-position leg rest. This chair is fitted with casters, one of which is directional for steering. The incontinence-proof seat is covered with a sanitized Medi-Flextra vinyl that is highly resistant to microbial attacks and broad-spectrum gram positiv

Enhansit (Model Ulf-3)

EnhanSit, model ULF-3, is an electronic seat lifting system that attaches to the bottom of recliners for use by persons with arthritis or mobility, lower extremity, balance, or neurological disabilities. This steel-frame system is engineered to offer full reclining and lifting capabilities while not interfering with or damaging the chair's existing features. The unit ships fully assembled and attaches to the bottom of rocker, wall-hugging, and stationary or simple push back recliners. The unit i

Enlarged Handle For Vegetable Peeler.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Larger handle is added to a potato peeler for use by those with limited hand function. The handle of a standard vegetable peeler is inserted into a piece of aluminum tubing and fastened with rivets. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 10 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Equity (Model 1317)

The Equity, model 1317, is a bi-level computer work center and height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, colleges, and other multi-user environments. The height adjustment, which is accomplished with a retractable hand crank, provides access for individulas who stand or use standing aids while working. The worksurface/ keyboard level and the upper monitor level are independently height adjustable. The standard table has laminate tops, anodized a

Equity (Model 4240)

The Equity, model 4240, is a bi-level computer work center and height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, colleges, and other multi-user environments. The height adjustment, which is accomplished with a retractable hand crank, provides access for individuals who stand or use standing aids while working. The worksurface/ keyboard level and the upper monitor level are independently height adjustable. The standard table has a laminate tops, anodized

Equity (Model 4830)

The Equity, model 4830, is a single-surface computer work center and height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, colleges, and other multi-user environments. The height adjustment, which is accomplished with a retractable hand crank, also provides access for individuals who stand or use standing aids while working. The standard table has a laminate top, anodized aluminum pedestal, and steel feet. OPTIONS: Solid wood veneers, PVC vinyl edge treatme

Ergochair For Little People

The ErgoChair is a fully adjustable chair designed by and for individuals of short stature to reduce back ache and other discomforts associated with sitting in a larger chair. This desk chair feautres adjustable height, a back rest which adjusts for height and angle, a 10-degree seat tilt adjustment, and foot rest. The unit adjusts so that the back rest supports the back while allowing the knees to bend at the edge of the seat. The height of the chair can be adjusted to raise up to a regular-siz

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.

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

Essential Aluminum Blanket Support (Model P2400)

The Essential Aluminum Blanket Support, model P2400, is a blanket support designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. The base of this height-adjustable frame fits under the end of the mattress, allowing the support to keep the weight of the sheet and blanket off the feet and legs. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts to 20 inches.

Essential Bed Wedges (Models F1575-2, F1510, & F1512)

The Essential Bed Wedges are back rests designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, respiratory disabilities, or digestive conditions. These high-density foam wedges offer a 30-degree incline and can be used to elevate the head or the legs. A washable, replacable zippered cover is included. OPTIONS: Replacement covers are available. DIMENSIONS: Model F1575-2 is 24 x 26 x 7.5 inches deep. Model F1510 is 24 x 26 x 10 inches deep. Model F1512 is 24 x 26 x 12 inches deep. COLOR: The cov

Essential Convoluted Foam Bed Pads (Models F7220, F7201, F7243, F9010E, F9011E, F9012E, F90001E, F9004E, F9007E, F9002E, F9005E, F9008E, F9003E, F9006E, & F9009E)

The Essential Convoluted Foam Bed Pads are foam mattress surfaces designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores or pressure ulcers. These fire retardant, dense pads have a thick base that ensures pressure reduction and air circulation. SIZES: Models are available for hospital beds (no. F7220, F7201, and F7243) and twin (no. F9010E, F9011E, and F9012E), full size (no. F9001E, F9004E, F9007E), queen size (F9002E, F9005E, and F9008E), or king size mattresses (no. F9003E, F9006E, and F9

Essential Full Bed Rails (Model P1400)

The Essential Full Bed Rails, model P1400, are hospital bed side rails designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, mobility disabilities, and emotional disabilities. These chrome-plated rails install without tools and feature a spring-loaded cross bar and telescoping side rails. OPTIONS: An adapter for Sunrise grid frame beds is available. DIMENSIONS: The cross bar adjusts from 37 to 43 inches wide and the side rails adjust from 42 to 72 inches long.

Essential Half Bed Rails (Model P1450-1)

The Essential Half Bed Rails, model P1450-1, are hospital bed side rails designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, mobility disabilities, and emotional disabilities. These chrome-plated rails install without tools and can be used at the top or the bottom of the bed. DIMENSIONS (LxH): 36 x 18 inches.

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 Uni Universal Turner

The Etac Uni Universal Turner is a knob turner designed for use on a variety of knobs by persons with upper extremity disabilities. The turner features flexible plastic prongs that conform to the shape of the knob, enabling the device to be used on most sinks, stoves, washing machines, dryers, radiators, and other appliances. 

Evolution Desk With Adjustable Legs

The Evolution Desk with Adjustable Legs is a height-adjustable desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This desk has adjustable legs that match the perforated steel panels with holes in one-inch increments. The work surface is covered with laminate which wraps around the full bullnose style front edge. OPTIONS: Flat panel monitor arm, adjustable CPU sling. DIMENSIONS(WxD): 36 x 30 inches, 44 x 30 inches, 48 x 30 inches, 60 x 30 inches, and 72 x 30 inches. The height adjusts fr

Extended Easel (Models Ee100, Ee100D, Ee200D, & Ee200S)

Extended easel functions as three different pieces of furniture. Floor easel is designed for child for long sitting activities. Raised book edge holds material at a 20 degree angle and also adjusts to a horizontal plane for play. Adjustable leg set converts floor easel into a portable desk adjustable from 21 inches to 27 inches in height. Capable of converting to horizontal setting. Intermediate size converts easel to a smaller desk 14 inches to 21 inches in height. The seat block converts floor

Extended Tray Easel

Extended easel tray has a 20 by 24 inch surface with a 14 1/2 inch cutout. Designed to interface with the TherAdapt Mini- or Primary Cube Chairs and the Mini-Prone Stander. Top adjusts to 30 degree angle. The large model is 28 inches wide by 23 inches deep with an 18 1/4 by 4 1/2 inch cutout. Three types of legs are available for both sizes: 9 to 15 inches high, 15 to 21 inches high or 26 to 32 inches high.

Extension Handle For Feather Duster

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who use wheelchairs or limited reach to dust. Included in a chapter entitled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for adding a lightweight extension handle to a feather duster. Use a dowel to extend the handle and add foam hot-water-pipe insulation at the end of the dowel to form a built-up grip. Use tie wraps or plastic tape to fasten the dowel to the handle of the feather dust

Extra-Strong Bed

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To prevent children and adults with cognitive disabilities and poor impulse control from throwing the bed. The bed frame was made of heavy square steel tubing and has six legs. A plywood platform was cut to fit and bolted to the frame. Loktite was put into the threads to make it dificult to unbolt the platform from the frame. The platform edges were smoothed and the platform was sealed with clear varnish. The bed was then bolted to the home's concrete slab floor using

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 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

Ez Carry

EZ Carry is a shopping bag handle or carrier designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthitis or for seniors. This handle has an ergonomic, contoured grip and supports up to 50 punds in plastic shopping bags.

EZ Fill Pouring Aid

EZ Fill is a device that aids in filling containers, such as a glass or cup. The aid hangs on the edge of the container, and when liquid fills to about one inch from the top, the device produces a signal, alerting the user.

Ez Squeeze Can Opener

The EZ Squeeze Can Opener is a can opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This can opener features a patented stainless steel ratcheting mechanism, magnetic lid tip, stainless steel blade and sturdy construction. The user pierces the lid with the cutting wheel and squeezes the handles to open the can. The cut lid is then safely removed by the magnetized tip.

Ez Stair Rolling Cart

The EZ Stair Rolling Cart is a folding wheeled shopping cart designed for use by individuals with walking, balance, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This folding cart is has as a tall handle so the user can roll it without bending. It is constructed of a lightweight sturdy metal frame and has a waterproof detachable nylon bag with a flap cover. Other features include four detachable zippered pockets to store small items. The nylon bag can be washed by hand. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 36 x 15

Ez Stand Mobile Stool (Model 3250)

The EZ Stand Mobile Stool, model 3250, is an adjustable high stool with casters designed to enable people who have difficulty standing for long periods to maintain a near-standing position while having 90 percent of their body weight supported. The stool features a lightweight, high strength alloy tripod-style frame with a padded saddle seat and non-scuffing, non-locking casters. This product has no latex. DIMENSIONS: The seat adjusts vertically from 26 to 34 inches high. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.

Ez Wheeler Cart

The EZ Wheeler Cart is a rolling cart designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. The four-wheeled unit has an all steel frame that raises and lowers the removable basket to the desired height to reduce lifting, bending, stooping, and carrying. The cart is equipped with large cushion-grip handles, an easy-to-turn handle to raise and lower the load, large-diameter rear wheels, and smaller front swivel wheels. The removable basket has a drop-down front that

Fairview

The Fairview is a seat lift recliner chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This motorized chair has a hardwood frame; a welded steel base; heavy-gauge, no-sag steel springs in the seat and back; dacron fibers in the arms, back, and chaise for shape retention; and a cushioned seat for comfort and support. Covered in acrylic, polyester, and Olefin fabric, this chair also features traditional styling with a tufted chair back design, arm covers, and a magazine pocket on t

Feather-Lite Bed Pad

The Feather-Lite Bed Pad is a mattress surface filled with a polymer-based fiber that can be used for the treatment of decubitus ulcers. The fiberfill material acts like springs to provide uniform support, provides insulation for warmth, and air circulation for perspiration evaporation. One or both sides are rubberized. This mattress is washable. SIZES: Fits full standard beds. WEIGHT: 11 pounds. COLOR: Various options. WARRANTY: 6-month warranty.

Feeding Tray.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Feeding tray which fits against the child, will not slide away, and holds a plate in place. Instructions for building a table-top feeding tray of plywood (12 by 12 inches) with a rounded cutout on one side to fit against the child, a batten fastened on the underside, without interfering with the cutout, to keep it from sliding away, and 4 wood plate stops with turn buttons to hold the plate in place. Includes list of materials and drawings. SKILLS REQU

Feeter Heaters

Feeter Heaters are wool-lined booties that are designed to be worn by people with mobility disabilities and arthritis. These ankle-high booties are made of a soft fabric and lined with breathable wool to keep feet warm and dry. These booties are machine washable. SIZES: These booties are available in medium (sizes 6 to 7) and large (sizes 8 to 12).

Filet Board

The Filet Board is a cutting and filleting board designed for individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, one hand and upper extremity amputation. The board in made of aluminum plate and has a specially designed clamp on one side that will hold a catfish or flat fish in place while the user fillets it using one hand.

First Class Chair (Models Fc 2000 & Fc 4000)

The First Class Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children with physical and neurological disabilities. Designed to promote good feet-on-the-floor posture, this vinyl-upholstered chair is equipped with a pelvic strap and has a height- and depth-adjustable seat with up to 15 degrees of tilt. Each armrest is independently height-adjustable and they swing to the side for ease in transfer and positioning. OPTIONS: Adduction pads; headrest; and an accessory kit with a trunk har

Firststep Select

The FirstStep Select is an air flotation mattress surface designed to provide pressure relief to individuals with skin breakdown . This product can be used as an overlay or as a mattress replacement system. The FirstStep Select features convenient height and weight presets for patient placement, easy-to-use controls, three-section pressure adjustment, and rapid deflation for cardio- pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). This product is indicated for the prevention of skin breakdown, in the treatment o

Five-Piece Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair that can be assembled in several positions, such as vertical or reclining, and with different seat and footrest heights. Describes chair made of plywood, with softwood battens. Drawings illustrate construction of the parts ( sides with armrests, seat, back and footrest) and one way of putting the chair together. Lists materials needed. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapp

Fixed Height Ada Desk

The Fixed Height ADA Desk is a computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The scratch-resistant work surface has a a smooth, rounded solid oak front edge and an oak chair rail to prevent hardware from sliding off. A hinged "Flip-Top" door runs the entire length of the work surface for access to cords and cables. A cable channel hides and protects cords and cables. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 32 x 44 x 30 inches. COLOR: The standard color combination is an oak work surface and pu

Flaghouse Height Adjustable Personal Worktable

The Personal Worktable is a height-adjustable work table designed for use by children and adults who use wheelchairs. It can be used as an accessible desk or small activity table. The table height is adjusted by turning the admustment knobs on the legs. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): The height can be adjusted from 23 to 33 inches and the work surface measures 36 x 30 inches. COLORS: Maple finish laminate top with almond powder-coated base.

Flannel/rubber Waterproof Sheeting (Models 8037-36, 8037-54, 8037-72, & 8039)

The Flannel/Rubber Waterproof Sheeting, models 8037-36, 8037-54, 8037-72, 8039, is a waterproof sheet designed to protect a mattress from moisture. This sheeting is cotton flannel bonded to rubber and is autoclavable and completely waterproof. DIMENSIONS: Flat: 36 x 36, 36 x 54, 36 x 72. Roll: 36 inches x 12 yards. COLOR: White.

Flap-Down Ironing Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Folding ironing board that can easily be used by people in a wheelchair; takes up little room when folded away; can easily be set up with one hand; wheelchair can be drawn in underneath the board. Made of blockboard or plywood with rounded ends and bevelled edges; asbestos mat, three hinges, 2 shelf brackets, foam padding for the board, and milium ironing board cover. COMMENTS: Height is not adjustable once the board is fitted. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembl

Fleece Pad

The Fleece Pad is a mattress pad designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. Designed to be placed on top of the bottom sheet, this machine washable polyester pad has the feel of fleece and allows the skin to breathe. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 72 inches.

Fleece-Covered Bed Wedge

The Fleece-covered Bed Wedge is a wedge pillow designed for use by individuals with respiratory disabilities or digestive problems. This fleece-covered pillow provides support for the head, neck, and upper back, and it can also be used to elevate the legs. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 10.5 x 24 x 24 inches

Fleecewrap

Fleecewrap is a lightweight blanket designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or neurological disabilities, arthritis, or other conditions creating sensitivity to the weight of blankets. This blanket provides comfort and warmth, without unpleasant weight bearing down on limbs, muscles, and joints. Made of pure Polworth wool, the weave is extremely soft with no harsh fibers to irritate sensitive skin. The honeycomb finish traps warm air in hundreds of tiny pockets or air-cells. The Fl

Flip-Up Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a mobile table that can be moved close enough to a person seated in an armchair to be used for eating or working. Elongate the crossbar of the base of a hospital bedside table to increase the width of the base to be slightly wider than an armchair. If necessary, lengthen the table's vertical support to adjust the table's height. MATERIALS: One hospital bedside table and additional tubing. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SI

Floor Cushion (Model 6020)

The Floor Cushion, model 6020, is a fall mat designed to protect individuals who are prone to falling out of bed or while entering or exiting the bed and/or who have osteoporosis. This thick, high-density foam pad is designed to be placed beside the bed and the non-slip bottom helps prevent slipping during use. This mat is sized to slide under the bed between the wheels when not in use. Covered in bacteriostatic vinyl, the pad wipes clean with a damp cloth and spray cleanser. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH)

Floor Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Small floor table so a child can sit leaning against the wall or other furniture and play with other children who are playing on the floor. Table made of 12 by 24 inch plywood, with sides which allow the table to stand 10 inches off the ground and provide 2 inch edges, with a 2 inch edge along the front. A section can be cut out to allow the table to fit partly around the child's body. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make

Floor Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Floor tray table designed for use with floor seat provides writing area with extra support. Tray table top is constructed of 12 inch by 16 inch plywood board. Side panels measure 12 inches by 12 inches. Softwood battens can be glued inside side panels about 1 1/2 inches from top of tray. Front edge of tray can be cut out to fit child. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, Englan

Fluidair Elite

The FluidAir Elite is an air-fluidized motorized bed designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers, grafts and flaps, burns, and limited mobility. The FluidAir Elite healing system offers built- in scales for accurate weight monitoring and adjustable fluidization. The user can be placed in the sitting position. Variable fluidization helps facilitate user comfort and reduce the risk of dehydration. The pause feature enables the caregiver to stop fluidization to provide nursing care. The du

Fluidair Hc

The FluidAir HC is an air-fluidized motorized bed designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers, grafts and flaps, burns, and limited mobility. The low air-loss head elevation feature allows the user to be raised to a 10 degree or 40 degree sitting position. The lightweight modular design allows for placement in a variety of home care settings. A GORE-TEX fabric cover sheet helps to prevent friction and shearing of user's skin and creates a microclimate for healing. Variable fluidization

Fluidair Ii

The FluidAir II is an air-fluidized motorized bed designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers, grafts and flaps, burns, and limited mobility. The FluidAir II healing system offers adjustable fluidization. Variable fluidization helps facilitate user comfort and reduce the risk of dehydration. The pause feature enables the caregiver to easily stop fluidization to provide nursing care. The dual-mode cooling system helps maintain target temperature. Two built-in side steps provide access. T

Foam Slant

The Foam Slant is a foam positioning wedge designed to provide elevation of upper body or legs. The polyurethane foam wedge includes a polycotton cover.OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS: 24 x 26 inches x 4 sloping to .5 inches; 24 x 26 x 7.5 sloping to .5 inches; 24 x 26 x 10 sloping to .5 inches; 24 x 26 x 12 sloping to .5 inches. COLOR: The cover is available in a choice of blue or white.

Folding Bed Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bed table which can be folded flat for storage. Instructions for building a bed table with hinged legs. The table is made of plywood. Includes diagrams, drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 80-86 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1126 PAGES (including cover): 8 1981.

Folding Pan Holder (Model 3010)

The Folding Pan Holder, model BK3010, is a plated steel pan holder designed for use by individuals with the use of one hand. Featuress include a suction feet to affix the holder to the stove top to prevent movement of pan while stirring with one hand, a slot that holds the handle of the pan,and legs that fold in for easy storage.

Folding Wheelchair Table

The Folding Wheelchair Table is a height-adjustable tilt top work table designed for use by children and adults who use wheelchairs. Features include a chrome-plated steel frame and side braces to ensure stability and a laminated, scratch-resistant woodgrain surface. The table can also accommodate tilt tables and it folds for storage and transport. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. The top is 30 x 40 inches, and the top tilts up to a 45 degree angle.

Folding Wood Step Stool

This folding wood step stool is designed for individuals with balance problems or a disability which affects persons' equilibrium. It is intended for use in the kitchen, pantries, closets, and similar spaces.

Food Chopper

The Food Chopper is a circular chopper designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It is designed to be used inside a metal or glass bowl. The food, such as vegetables or nuts, is placed inside the bowl, and can then be safely chopped. DIMENSIONS: 3 inches in diameter.

Food Chopper (Models Te60, Te70, Pe61, & Pe71)

The Food Chopper, models TE60, TE70, PE61 and PE71 are rounded cutting edges used for food preparation. The food choppers feature a jagged or plain edge and wooden or aluminum handles. All blades are stainless steel. The tooth edges may be used for chopping vegetables, nuts, tuna, and eggs. Custom made utensils available, upon request. DIMENSIONS: 4 to 7.5 inches tall.

Food Cutting Board (Model H75332)

The Food Cutting Board, model H75332, is designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand to cut and slice food items such as meet, bread, cheese, fruit, etc. The board is made of polyethylene, which resists bacteria contamination, and has four vertical stainless steel pins for holding itms while buttering or slicing. The board features a lightly textured, non-slip surface that is cleanable and heat resistant up to 190 degrees Fahrenheit, a slot-type hand with hole for hanging, and f

Food Prep Board (Model 3023)

The Food Prep Board, model 3023, is a cutting board and buttering aid designed for use by persons with upper extremity disabilities. The board anchors to the counter with a curved lip that fits over the counter edge and non-skid feet keep it from slipping. The board also features a patterned surface to keep food from sliding and raised back edges to brace bread for one-handed buttering or sandwich making and to keep food from slipping off during cutting or chopping. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches squar

Footstool

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with lower extremity disabilities or using a raised chair to have foot support. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for building a simple footstool with a padded top. Also included are instructions for changing the dimensions and proportions to suit the needs of the user. MATERIALS: 36-inch long piece of 1 x 10 inch lumber, an 11.5-inch long

Footstool (Model Nk 705)

The Footstool, model NK 705, is designed with wide base legs and a large top surface for stability. The legs are made of chromed metal tubing with rubber tips and the top is covered with a non-slip rubber mat. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 10 x 8 inches high.

Footstool With Handrail (Model 16003)

Footstool with chrome plated steel frame. 10 by 14 inch platform with rubber mat. Offset legs with base 14 by 18 inches. 9 inches high, with 29 inch U shaped handrail attached.

Fork Aid And One Hand Cutlery

The Fork Aid and One Hand Cutlery is an eating utensil designed for persons that have a disability that hinders their ability to feed themselves. It is a stainless steel automatic serving fork and its design is such that when the user puts food in their mouth, as the user pulls the fork back out of their mouth, the food on the fork is pushed off the fork. Ideal for one-handed users as well.

Formica Cutting Board (Model Nc28501)

The Formica Cutting Board, model NC28238, is designed to assist people with limited hand strength or with use of only one hand in cutting or chopping food. The formica cutting board includes plastic edge trim and features wooden food guards on one corner to keep food on the board. The board also has two stainless steel nails imbedded in it to hold vegetables and other foods in place. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 10 inches.

Formica Top Paring Board (Model Bk3037)

The Formica Top Paring Board, model BK3037, is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This covered cutting board features two stainless steel nails to hold food, corner guard on deluxe (BK 3037) model, and suction feet. 8 by 10 inches.

Four Ingredient Cookbook & The Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook

The Four Ingredient Cookbook is a standard print cookbook designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities affecting the ability to prepare food, and the Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The cookbooks have recipes that require only four ingredients, including appetizers, salads, vegetables, main dishes, and desserts. The Four Ingredient Cookbook combines three previously published cookbook

Four Place Child Cut Out Table Kidney Shape (Model 354)

The Four Place Child Cut Out Table Kidney Shape, model 354, is a semi circular, kidney shaped table. The table features wood grain laminate, scratch resistant top and five legs for stability. The table accomodates seating for four children with amble space for each child to work. Also makes an excellent feeding station. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 24 x 29 x 96 inches; cut outs are 6 x 9 inch (1 each), 7 x 10 inches (2 each), and 8 x 12 inches (1 each).

Freedom Bed

Freedom Bed is a bed with automatic turning designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or neurological disabilities. This therapeutic bed system turns the user to different stable sleeping positions, either manually or automatically. The bed is designed to mimic the body's natural nocturnal motion by mechanical repositioning in order to re-establish blood flow to compressed tissue and prevent bedsores. The horizontal surface of the bed (the paten) that

Frigidaire Cooktop.

Electric drop in range. Variety of styles. All install into countertop. Some feature interchangeable modular cooking units. All have control knobs on side of units. Power 240 volts.

Frigidaire Electronic Oven (Model Gleb27S7C)

The Frigidaire Electronic Oven, model GLEB27S7C, is a built-in electric oven designed for use by people with mobility disabilities. This oven features reversible "slide-swing" doors that open from the side and a 3.4 cubic foot capacity, a light, and a large window. Other features include three racks, a Speedbake manually initiated convection system, dual baking and roasting, Vari-Broil with six broil temperatures, and an electronic clock and countdown timer.In addition, it is self-cleaning, and

Full Electric Bariatric Bed (Models 15300, 15302, & 15303)

The Full Electric Bariatric Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The bed is height adjustable, and has a heavy-duty frame. OPTIONS: Each size bed is available in a package with a bariatric foam mattress and one or two pairs of "T"-style side safety rails. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 18.25 to 26.25 x 88 x 42 inches (model 15300), 48 inches (model 15302), or 54 inches (model 15303). CAPACITY: 600 pounds (model 15300), 750 pounds (m

Full Electric Bed (Model 5410)

The Full Electric Bed is a motorized bed designed to offer the user six adjusting bed positions. Operated by a push button control, this bed is constructed with a single shaft, hi/low drive system. It also an emergengy hand crank. POWER: Hi/Low Motor - 60 rpm, camset: 48 revolutions (+)(-)2. DIMENSIONS: 88 x 36 inches (l x w). Height - 15.25 to 23.25 inches.

Full Side Rail Cover (Model 5702)

The Full Side Rail Cover, model 5702, is a side rail pad designed to prevent injury from bed side rails. These machine-washable covers are lined with synthetic fur and attach over the top of the side rail and under the mattress. The bed rails can be raised or lowered without removing the covers and reinforced holes permit the attachment of restraints.

Gadget Organizer

Nineteen piece gadget organizer, spins on a carousel for easy access. Include measuring cup, teaspoons, tablespoons, whisk, spatula, etc.

Gap Protectors (Model 5706)

Gap Protectors, model 5706, are side rail pads designed to provide protection from injury from bed side rails. These pads fill the gap between double side rails, while still allowing access to built-in patient controls on hospital-style beds. Made of quarter-inch plywood and covered in thick, wipe-clean vinyl, these pads attach to the rails with quick-release buckles.

Gaymar Air Flo Alternating Pressure Relief System Pump

Pad is on 8 gauge vinyl containing channels of air filled pillows that alternately inflate and deflate in two minute cycles. Pad is 33 inches wide by 74 inches long inflated; pump weight 6.5 pounds. Input voltage range 105 to 125; 60 hz frequency.

Gc Recliners

Reclining geriatric chair. Tubular steel frame, chrome plated. Gray rubber 5 inch swivel casters with nylon hubs. Five position reclining back (maximum 70 degrees from the upright position) with easy access lock/release mechanism on the rear of the push bar. Adjustable wheelchair tray with raised rim. Height adjustable, padded, flip-back footrest. Options: fixed or adjustable height arms, elevating legrests, swingaway headrest.

Ge Tall Tub Built-In Dishwasher (Models Glda696Pss, Glda690Pbb, & Glda690Pww)

The GE Tall Tub Built-in Dishwasher is an undercounter dishwasher designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This dishwasher has nine electronic touchpad controls located on the front for access by wheelchair users. Controls include four cycles and four options, with a two-digit countdown display with two-, four-, or eight-hour delayed start time. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 32.35 x 24 x 24 inches. COLOR: Stainless steel (model GLDA696PSS), black (model GLDA690PBB), or white (model GLDA

Gel-Grip Entertaining Set

The Gel-Grip Entertaining Set is a citrus reamer, citrus zester, and melon baller set designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or chronic hand pain. These tools have soft gel silicone grips on ergonomic handles for correct wrist and hand placement balanced by stainless steel heads.

Generation Iv Adjustable Work Tables

Generation IV Adjustable Work Tables are height adjustable work tables designed to provide a completely accessible work station for individuals with a physical disability. These work tables are ideal in that they offer individuals a maximum design of flexibility and adjustability which includes working in a sitting or standing position. They are available as rectilinear or corner - bilevel or single surface tables. Bilevel tables allow you to adjust the height of the keyboard and the VDT height

Gentle Lift Recliner (Models Tmr48, Tmr49, Tmr348, Tmr329, & Economy)

The Gentle Lift Recliner line includes 2- and 3-position, fully reclining seat lift chairs designed to assist individuals who have difficulty sitting down in or getting up from arm chairs. Features include a hardwood (oak) frame; fire retardant materials; quick disconnect electrical components; arm, headrest, and frame covers; a double plate, wide base with steel base frame for stability; and a large side pocket. The entire chair lifts with the user seated to raise the user to a standing positio

Geo-Matt Pillow

The Geo-Matt Pillow is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals at risk pressure ulcers on the head, neck, and ears. Made of fire retardant rectangular foam cells, the design increases air circulation and reduces heat and moisture build-up. The antimicrobial Soft Skin cover (included) is vapor permeable, keeping temperature and humidity low while protecting pillow from moisture.DIMENSIONS: 23 x 15.5 x 4.5 inches.

Geo-Matt Therapeutic Overlay

The Geo-Matt Therapeutic Overlay is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. Cut from foam designed to provide the correct support characteristics for an overlay, these surfaces feature the Geo-Matt design with more than 800 individually responsive foam cells, allowing them to customize support to the body's natural curvature, while minimizing pressure, sheer, and heat build-up. They are zoned to meet the differing support needs of the head, torso, and

Geo-Mattress Hc

The Geo-Mattress HC is a foam mattress designed for use specifically in the home by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress features the Geo-Matt surface with more than 800 individually responsive cells in distinct head, torso, and foot zones. The HC is cut from a single layer of combustion-modified foam. This mattress is available with a vapor-permeable nylon and vinyl cover or with a a vapor barrier fabric cover that is bacteriostatically treated and flame retardant.. DIMENSIONS

Geo-Mattress Max

The Geo-Mattress Max is a foam mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress features the Geo-Matt surface with more than 800 individually responsive cells in distinct head, torso, and foot zones and a subtly tapered Heel Slope to redistribute pressure from the heels to the calves and lower legs. The Max also offers a multi-tier design with a perforated center layer to reduce axial pressure and an extra-soft foot section. This mattress includes a vapor barr

Geo-Mattress Plus

The Geo-Mattress Plus is a foam mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress features the Geo-Matt surface with more than 800 individually responsive cells in distinct head, torso, and foot zones and a subtly tapered Heel Slope to redistribute pressure from the heels to the calves and lower legs. The Plus also offers a dual-layer progressive resistance design. This mattress includes a vapor barrier fabric cover that is bacteriostatically treated and flame r

Geo-Mattress Pro

The Geo-Mattress Pro is a foam mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress features the Geo-Matt surface with more than 800 individually responsive cells in distinct head, torso, and foot zones and a subtly tapered Heel Slope to redistribute pressure from the heels to the calves and lower legs. The Plus also offers single-layer zoned construction. This mattress includes a vapor barrier fabric cover that is bacteriostatically treated and flame retardant. DI

Geocomfort Mattress Topper

The GeoComfort Mattress Topper is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. These surfaces feature zones to meet the differing support needs of the head, torso, and legs. SIZES: Twin, full, queen, and dual king.

Geri-Chair

The Geri-Chair is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This PVC resin chair is equipped with a reclining back and elevating legrests to provide 25 positions of adjustment. A web suspension system and a one-piece fluid-resistant cushion provide maximum comfort. The cushion is fully washable and will not retain odors. Locking casters provide mobility.

Geriatric Seating (9510/9810 Series)

The 9510/9810 Geriatric Seating models both feature upholstered, padded seating. Measurements for: Models 9510/9810 are overall 24.25 w x 44 h x 33.25 l, seat width 18, seat from floor 20.5 h, back from seat 25 h inches, except Model 9819 seat from floor height is 22.5 inches. The Geriatric Seating models standard features include a locking, six position service tray with a telescopic, 20 degree tilt; the tray is laminated to resist stains, full-width footboard covered with a non-slip vinyl mat.

Glide 'n Go Transfer Seat Bifold

The Glide æn Go Transfer Seat Bifold is a powered transfer seat designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This flip-down power lift seat raises the user from a wheelchair to vehicle seat level to enable the user to enter and exit an extended cab pickup truck. The system is operated by unfolding the safety arm and pressing the ôupö button. No structural modifications or holes are required for installation. The foldaway seat design allows

Glide 'n Go Transfer Seat Single-Fold

The Glide æn Go Transfer Seat Single-Fold is a powered transfer seat designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This power lift seat works with full- or mid-size SUVs, minivans, or short cab pickup trucks. The system is operated by unfolding the safety arm and pressing the ôupö button. No structural modifications or holes are required for installation. The lift works on either the driver or passenger side in the first or second row of sea

Go 3 Shopping Trolley

The Go 3 Shopping Trolley is a folding wheeled shopping bag designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or upper extremity disabilities, use of only one hand, or arthritis. This three-wheeled folding shopping bag features an aluminum frame and a removable, washable bag with an exterior pocket and a drawstring closure. It has two rear wheels and a swivelling dual front wheel for maneuverability. The unit can also be used as a handtruck with the bag removed. Other features inclu

Go Two Shopping Trolley

The Go Two Shopping Trolley is a folding wheeled shopping bag designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or upper extremity disabilities, use of only one hand, or arthritis. This folding shopping bag features an aluminum frame with a removable, washable interior bag that has an exterior pocket and a drawstring closure. Other features include a foam-covered handle, two over-sized wheels, and a covered front anti-tip bar. The unit has a push-button folding mechanism. DIMENSIONS

Go Up Shopping Trolley

The Go Up Shopping Trolley is a folding wheeled shopping bag designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or upper extremity disabilities, use of only one hand, or arthritis. This folding shopping bag features a high-capacity removable and washable main bag, an adjustable top with hook-and loop closure, a front insulated pocket, and an exterior pocket for newspapers and books. Other features include a height-adjustable foam-covered handle, folding safety lock, lateral safety re

Golden Hip Chair

Armchair with high seat provides alternative seating for persons experiencing hip, back or leg discomfort. Dimensions: Height 47 inches, width 24 inches. Adjustable seat depth 15 to 17 inches. Seat height 26 inches. Adjustable footrest height 5 to 6 1/2 inches. Armrest height from floor 32 inches. Assembly required. Available in 24 colors.

Golden Power Lift Chairs

Fully powered lift chair. Paddle or toggle switch. Emerald may be accessorized with heat and massage features. Sapphire can fully recline. Also available is a drop-arm rehabilitation model in which the seat stays level during lift to facilitate transfer to a wheelchair. All chairs come in 3 standard sizes. Custom sizes available. Lifetime warranty on lift mechanism, and a one year warranty on the chair. Fabric or vinyl.

Good Grips Bag Handle

Thr Good Grips Bag Handle is a shopping bag handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This soft handle cushions the hand and can be used to carry a variet of items, including shopping bags, grocery bags, paint cans, luggage, and more. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 1 x 1 inch. WEIGHT: One ounce.

Good Grips Broom

The Good Grips Broom is broom with an extra long handle and soft handle cushions designed for people with back pain or grasping disabilities. It has angled bristles to provide maximum floor-to-bristle contact and make it easy to sweep and gather dust and dirt efficiently. It has a hanging hole at the top of the broom handle for easy storage. DIMENSIONS: The bristles are 10 inches wide. WEIGHT: 1 pound, 6 ounces.

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 Jar Opener

The Good Grips Jar Opener is designed for use by people with limited grasping ability. The built-up handle is made of rubber-like material that bends to conform to the user's grasp and is non-slip even when wet. The dishwasher-safe device grips lids up to four inches in diameter in the vortex of a V and with a turn of the wrist opens them. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 5 x 1 inches. COLOR: Black.

Good Grips Kitchen Cutlery (Models K10096, K10097 & K10269)

Good Grips Cutlery, models K10096, K10097, K10296, are a slicer, a utility knife and a peeler designed with large handles for individuals with limited grasp. The handles are ribbed to allow for a firmer grip. Each piece is made of stainless steel and non-slip analgam ribbing. All are dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The slicer is eight inches long and the utility knife is five inches long.

Good Grips Measuring Cup Set

The Good Grips Measuring Cup Set is a set of four measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. The dark color of these cups provides contrast to the lighter color of many ingredients used in cooking, such as sugar, flour, salt. The set includes 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 and 1 cup units. COLOR: Black.

Good Grips Salad Spinner

The Good Grips Salad Spinner is a salad spinner designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. The unit consists of a non-slip bowl, a spinner bakse, and a lid with a large non-slip spinner knob. To use the device, the basket is placed in the bowl and the basket is filled with fruit or salad greens to be dried. With the lid in place, the user simply presses the knob to start the basket spinning; the more the knob is pressed, the faster the basket spins

Good Grips Uplift Kettle

The Good Grips Uplift Kettle is cookware designed for use by individuals with upper extremity weakness or arthritis. This tea kettle has a loud two-tone harmonic whistle to alert the user to the water boiling. The whistle also directs steam away from the user. Other standard features include metal construction and a stainless steel body. The heat-resistant rubber handle is set low and toward the back of the kettle to reduce the risk of scalding and wrist strain. When the kettle is lifted by the

Good Grips Utensils

Good Grips are food preparation utensils with built-up handles for persons with limited manual dexterity or grip strength. Available utensils are a 12.5-inch Fork (no. 10091, $8.45), 11.5-inch Spatula (no. 10092, $8.45), 12-inch Serving Spoon (no. 10093, $8.45), 12-inch Ladle (no. 10094, $9.95), 12-inch Slotted Spoon (no. 10095, $8.45), 8-inch Slicer knife (no. 10096, $9.95), and a 5-inch Utility Knife (no. 10097, $6.95). The handles have finger-fitting soft spots that improve grip even when wet

Gordon Peeler And Clamp (Model 09-109-6296)

The Gordon Peeler and Clamp, model 09-109-6296, is a vegetable peeler and cutting aid designed for use by individuals with hemiplegia or upper extremity emputation. The unit clamps to a table or worktop and enables fruit and vegetables to be peeled using only one hand. Clamped to the work surface by a sliding mechanism, the hardened, swivelling blade is slotted into the top. It is operated by holding the vegetable and pushing it over the blade, away from the user. The peelings then drop onto a p

Grater Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Attachment for an adapted cutting board to stabilize a flat grater for one-handed use. Board 5 by 4 by 3/4 inches with a strip of wood attached about an inch from the top on which a flat grater can be rested at an angle to the cutting board. The board has two holes on the bottom which fit over two nails on the cutting board. Includes photographs and diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Strebel, M B; comp TITLE: Adaptions and Techniques for t

Grater With Suction Feet (Model 3294)

The Grater with Suction Feet, model 3294, is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or other upper extremity disabilities. This grater features suction feet to secure the device to the counter and a built-in bin to catch the grated food. The front plate reverses for a choice of fine or coarse grating.

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

Grill Right Wireless Talking Bbq / Oven Thermometer (Model Aw131)

The Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer, model AW131, is a voice output cooking thermometer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This wireless thermometer verbally alerts the user when meat on the barbecue grill has reached the right temperature. It can be programmed for eight entrées and for various levels of doneness. It has a digital liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with a remote wireless probe to identify temperature/readiness of meat. The unit s

Grip Ez Triple Peeler With Multiple Blades

The Grip EZ Triple Peeler with Multiple Blades is a kitchen tool designed for individuals with grasping difficulties. Turn to the blade user desires: standard blade for potatoes and hard skinned fruits and vegetables; soft skin for tomatoes, pears, soft-skin fruits and vegetables; or julienne to create thin strips for salads and garnishing. Pointed tip for removing potato eyes and blemishes. Stainless steel blades. Soft grip handle. Safety guard for storage.

Gripper Jar Opener

The Gripper Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. The device works on smooth and grooved jar lids and the jaws securely tighten around the lid and remain locked until the user releases them. DIMENSIONS: Opens lids 1 to 3.75 inches wide; the unit is 9.5 inches wide.

Gripper.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to open and close screw-top jars or to use to turn taps and valves for someone with weak hands. Provides pattern and instructions for a gripper made of plywood with rubber glued to the surfaces that come into contact with the object to be turned. Can be clamped or screwed down for one-handed use. Includes drawings and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermon

Grocery Bag Handle

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis to carry plastic grocery bags. To make this handle, insert the dowel into the pipe insulation. Pre-drill holes one quarter inch from each end of the dowel. Put a dab of glue in one hole and twist one cup holder into the hole, being careful not to split dowel. Repeat the for the hole at the other end of dowel. MATERIALS: One 4- inch dowel, 5/8 inch in diameter; 4 inches of pipe insulation; tw

Groomstik

The Groomstik is a clamp for an ironing board designed for use by people with upper extremity and grasping disabilities, people with use of only one hand and upper extremity amputees. The Groomstik consists of soft gripping surfaces with a curved plastic handle and two U-shaped pieces, one on each end, that attach to each side of an iron board. It can be fastened to an ironing board with one hand. After placing a piece of clothing (or another fabric item such as a table cloth or sheet) on an iro

Half Rails (Model 6630)

Chrome plated bed rail with two steel channel cross braces. Clamped to spring of hospital bed. Slide bushings accept two vertical tubes of each rail to guide it up and down. Single plunger on bracket releases and locks rail. Can be used with bed in all positions. Length 30 inches, fits bed widths 34 to 36 1/2 inches.

Handle Stablizer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holds the handle of a cooking pan on the range stable for a person with limited coordination or use of one hand only. Device made from two pieces of 1/2 inch plywood, 4 by 5 and 2 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches, one cut into a triangle, the other into a U shape with the opening to fit the pan's handle; and three small screw-on suction cups. Includes photograph and plan. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Strebel, M B; comp TITLE: Adaptations and Techniques for

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.

Hands Free Colander

The Hands Free Colander is a colander designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis or use of only one hand. Made of plastic, this strainer features a hook handle that fits securely around the base of a faucet, suspending the colander over the sink and leaving the hands completely free. It also features a hand slot handle just below the hook handle. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.75 x 13 x 13 inches. CAPACITY: Holds 90 ounces or 11.25 cups. COLOR: White.

Handy Aid Gripper (Model F75358)

The Handy Aid Gripper, model F75358, is a jar opener made of flexible rubber. This disk with non-slip texturing on both sides allows for a firm grip on jar lids, salt shakers, fuses, radiator caps, etc. The device also offers protection from sharp edges and provides a grip on tool handles, and can be used as a non-slip pad under vases or bowls. DIMENSIONS: 4 7/8 inches in diameter.

Handy Helper (Model F836)

The Handy Helper, model F836, is a maple cutting board with stainless steel nails for holding foods. Suction feet are attached to the base, and a corner guard for holding slices of bread while spreading is included. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 14 inches.

Handy Opener (Models Kec160 & Kec160B)

The Handy Opener (models KEC160 and KEC160B) is a cordless powered can opener designed for one handed operation or with limited use of two hands. Lightweight, with rechargeable holder. Warranty available.

Handy Vegetable Peeler

This handy vegetable peeler is designed for people with fine motor skill disabilities or individuals who have trouble with cutting, carving or using a knife. It includes a washable plastic finger guard that protects fingers while cutting or carving.

Hang N Roll Bolsters (Models 1020,1022,1024,1026)

A Hang-n-Roll Bolster, models 1020, 1022, 1024, 1026, is a bolster that can be used as a vertical bolster, pony bolster, or a floor bolster for individuals with a physical disability. By hanging it vertically or horizontally from the tightly secured straps on either end it can be used for climbing and hanging for gravitationally insecure clients. It can be used to challange postural adjustments and balance reactions as well as facilitate motor skills. By putting the bolster on the floor it can a

Heat And Massage Lift Chair (Model 70557)

The Heat and Massage Lift Chair, model 70557, is a recliner chair designed to assist individuals with mobility disabilities in rising to a standing position. This electric chair has three reclining positions, a lift mechanism to bring the user smoothly to a standing position, heat and gentle vibrating massage, hand-held controls, and a choice of velvet fabric or vinyl upholstery. It has a single motor with a built in emergency battery back-up, allowing the chair to return to sitting position in

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).

Heathfield Chair With Adjustable Arms (Models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, & 6906)

The Heathfield Chair with Adjustable Arms, models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, and 6906, is an adjustable child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair is designed for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is a low chair with a choice of feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuration. The legs and arms can be adjusted independently. The seat height and depth are also adjustable. The chair is a

Heathfield Chair With Fixed Carver Arms (Models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, & 6916)

The Heathfield Chair with Fixed Carver Arms, models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, and 6916, is a child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with neurological or physical disabilities. This low chair has a contoured seat and buckle strap for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is available in feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuraton. OPTIONS: Flat seat; Velcro strap; tray; footrest; footplate; dolly (mobile base) with 75-millimeter locking

Heavy Duty Mobile Adjustable Height Wheelchair Table (Model 375)

This adjustable height work table can accommodate both children and adults. Its features include a chrome plated steel frame, ball bearings, and 3-inch locking rubber swivel casters. It is equipped with side braces to assure stability. The table top is a wood grain laminated, scratch resistant surface. It can be used with wheelchairs and tilt tables. DIMENSIONS: Height adjusts from 26 to 34 inches, the top is 30 x 36 inches with a 5 1/2 x 20 inch cut out, the top tilts to a 45 degree maximum.

Height Adjustable Table

The Height Adjustable Table is a height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals with low vision for comfortable viewing of a video magnfier/CCTV. This wide table offers space for moving a CCTV viewing tray while holding papers and other materials. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 24 x 48 x 22.5 to 32 inches.

Helping Handle Bed Grab Bar

The Helping Handle Bed Grab Bar is a bed rail designed to assist individuals with physical disabilities in pulling themselves to a sitting position while in bed. The grab bar-style handle is made of heavy-duty Formica-style laminate and vinyl coated steel. It can be installs on most conventional beds, and can be taken apart for traveling. It fits mattresses less than 12 inches deep, and will elevate 4.5 inches above the mattress.

Herman Miller Scooter

The Herman Miller Scooter, model FD830, is a height adjustable tilt desk designed for use as a keyboard holder or desk by people with physical disabilities. This desk is designed to fit over the lap of the user and adjust to the optimal height and angle for working comfort. The sculpted cherry top features a divided lip to keep books and papers from sliding and a slight center indentation to allow the desk to fit over the lap. The top can be used flat or be angled using the lever beneath it. Th

Hexagonal Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Model Ohtha)

The Hexagonal Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible, model OHTHA, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This six-sided table has space on one side for a wheelchair. The frame, seats, and table top are made from 100 percent recycled plastic, with stainless steel hardware. The table also includes an umbrella hole. DIMENSIONS (HxW): The table top is 30.5 x 40 inches. The seats are 17.5 x 9.5 inches. The umbrella hole is 2 inche

Hi-D Paring Board (Model 3099 & Model A7041)

The HI-D Paring Boards, model 3099 and model A7041, is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This no-slip plastic board features two aluminum prongs to hold fruits and vegetables in place while they are being cut. Corner guards at one corner keep sandwiches and other foods in place for cutting. DIMENSIONS: (model 3099)11 x 11 inches 8.5 x 8.5 (model A7041). COLOR: White.

Hip Chair (Model 20100)

Chair with high seat. Height 40 inches. Width 24 inches. Depth 24 inches. Width between arms 19 inches. Seat height from floor 25 inches. Seat 20 1/2 inches wide by 18 inches deep. Back 20 1/2 inches by 9 inches high. Height of footrest from floor 9 inches. Spread of legs 22 inches wide by 27 1/4 inches deep.

Hip Kit Iii (Model 665-321)

The Hip Kit III, model 665-321, is a long-handled sponge, long-handled shoe horn, dressing stick, sock aid, and a reacher designed for use by individuals with reduced reaching capabilities, including individuals with upper extremity, hip replacement, mobility disabilities. The set includes a standard Handi-Reacher; a round, long-handled sponge; a dressing stick; a Sock Notch; and a long-handled shoe horn. DIMENSIONS: The Handi-Reacher is 24 inches long. The dressing stick is 26 inches long, and

Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook

The Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of Kraft Kitchens' Holiday Homecoming cookbook, a cooking and entertaining guide for the holidays or for any special occasion during the year. The cookbook provides recipes, menus, and side dishes to make holidays festive. Pages are in Interpoint braille, with 148 pages in 2 volumes.

Home Bed Rails (Models 6626 & 6628)

Adjustable bed rails for standard twin, single, or double beds. Tubular crossbraces in 8 preselected widths, 36 to 69 inches. Crossbrace fits between bed spring and mattress. Welded, chrome-plated 1 inch steel rails automatically lock in raised position. Rail length 46 to 74 inches. Rail height 20 inches. Telescoping model available with spring- loaded cross brace. .

Home Style Bed Rails

The Home Style Bed Rails are side rails designed for use on the the beds of individuals with severe physical or cognitive disabilities. The rails are designed for use on standard home beds and can be raised and lowered with a push button. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 19.5 x 58.5 inches. The height above the boxsprings adjusts to 15.5 and 19.5 inches. The width adjusts from 26 to 72 inches. WEIGHT: 15 pounds.

Homecraft Caring Cutlery Set

Homecraft Caring Cutlery Set is a set of stainless steel utensils molded into contoured, ivory-colored plastic handles with built-up ends. It is ideal for individuals with a weak grip and restricted wrist or finger movement. The knife and fork have a shaped indent on the top for the index finger that helps with directional control. The knifalso has a serrated blade that assists with cutting.

Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils

The Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils are designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or grasping disabilities. These ergonomically designed knives feature an attached handle with finger contours to facilitate grasp and the positioning of the handle to the blade minimizes wrist movement. Available is a preparation knife with a scalloped blade, a chef's knife with a smooth edge, a carving knife with a scalloped blade, and a slicing knife with a narrow blade with a smooth edge. A tw

Homecraft Walsall Trolley

The Homecraft Walsall Trolley is a rolling cart designed for use by individuals with walking, balance, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. Available in standard and economy models, this cart features two plastic-coated shelves for transporting items, angled top side rails that serve as handles for support, and four casters. Lips on three sides of each shelf keep items from roling off. To facilitate food transfer, one end of each shelf has no lip. The standard model has a cut-away lower

Homemade Vegetable Grater Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: One handed use of vegetable grater. Suction cups on base of formica covered plywood stand holds commercially available grater stationary. Graphics included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hamilton, L. TITLE: Why Didn't Somebody Tell Me About These Things? REF:Book: Author, 217 North Jeffreys St, Pleasant Hills, MO 64080; p 123. 1984.

Homewaiter 75

The Homewaiter 75 is a dumb waiter designed for home or office use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This monorail-style unit features an aluminum rail and a steel car and can accommodate openings on three sides. The unit offers automatic controls from any floor. Safety features include a broken cable safety device and slack cable disconnect. The unit comes partially pre-wired and pre-assembled for easy installation. POWER: Uses standard household current. DIMENSIONS:

Hopper Ball (Model 9075)

The Hopper Ball, model 9075, is an inflatable ball designed to improve balance, leg strength and gross motor skills in young children. It inflates up to 18 inches in diameter using a foot pump (included). The inflatable ball has a plush frog covering that is removable for washing. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 7.75 x 8.75 x 12 inches. WEIGHT: 2.75 pounds. COLOR: Green.

Horizon Recliner (Models Hr300 & Hr400)

Reclining geriatric chair. The top of the back folds to the rear to facilitate attendant transfers, or the extension can be removed to convert the chair to a standard height back. Padded seat and back with vinyl upholstery. Adjustable headrest and removeable head wings. Adjustable seat depth: 14 to 19 inches. Overall width with casters 25 inches. Adjustable calf pad can be reversed to use as a knee pad. Adjustable height, flip back armsrests. Seat width 18 inches. Seat height 21 inches. Recline

Horseshoe Therapy Table

The Horseshoe Table is a wheelchair-accessible manual height adjustable therapy table designed for clinic use. The Horseshoe-shaped table accommodates up to four users in wheelchairs and is equipped with seven height-adjustable metal legs and a plastic-laminated top with a cutout. DIMENSIONS: The cutout is 30 x 36 inches and the height adjusts from 26 to 34 inches.

Hospital Bed Sheets (Model C3051, C3053, C3052, & C3050)

The Hospital Bed Sheets are designed for use by individuals who use hospital-style beds in the home. Models C3051, the contoured fitted sheet, and C3053, the top sheet, are cotton/poly blend, and model C3052 is a contoured fitted knit sheet. Model C3050 is a cotton/poly blend pillow case. The knit sheet allows for air circulation and stretches to accommodate the use of a convoluted bed pad. DIMENSION: Model C3051 is 36 x 80 x 6 inches, model 3052 is 61 x 111 x 6 inches, model C3053 is 66 x 104

Hospital Bedding Sets (Model C3054, C3055, & C3056)

The Hospital Bedding Sets are sheet sets designed for use by individuals who use hospital-style beds in the home. All models are packaged in a zippered blanket bag. Model C3054 is a Pillow Protector Bed Set and includes one flat and one fitted cotton/poly hospital bed sheet and one vinyl pillow protector. Model 3055 is a Standard Hospital Bed Set and includes one flat and one fitted cotton/poly hospital bed sheet and one pillow case. Model 3056 is a Deluxe Hospital Bed Set and includes one flat

Hospital Nursing Fleece With Elasticised Skirt

The Hospital Nursing Fleece with Elasticised Skirt is a hospital bed mattress cover designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. The pad is held in place with the attached fitted elasticized skirt. The mattress pad is hypoallergenic, non-flammable, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal for dust mite prevention. Hospital fleece provides natural insulation, keeping the individual warm in winter and cool in summer. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 80 x 35 inches.

Hot Hand Hand Protector

The Hot Hand Hand Protector is a heat protection device and jar opener designed for maintaining a secure grip on hot or cold slippery items such as glasses, pans, cups and to aid in opening jars with screw tops. The protector is made of flexible silicone, and this pad has end pockets to fit the thumb and fingers. The gripping surfaces are studded with numerous small suction cups. The device will retain its flexibility over a temperature range from -70 degrees to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Hole tabs

Hotpoint Countertop Microwave Oven.

Countertop microwave oven. Side opening door. Electronic touch controls 10 power levels, program selection pads with audible response, defrost setting, 1.3 cubic foot capacity. 120 volt 60 cycle.

Howdaseat

The Howdaseat is a posture chair or web seat designed to provide correct support for the back for persons with back and lower extremity disabilities. The multi-purpose, roll-up seat is made of sanded basswood slats covered with stain and water resistant canvas. Cotton webbing straps are attached to the back and seat of the chair with a stapling and wrapping method of closure for extra strength and durability. Designed to firmly support the back, the seat wraps itself around the back and bottom w

Hugg L O Pillow

The Hugg-L-O pillow is a large, V-shaped posture support and/or positioning pillow with long sides for support of shoulders. It contains odorless and nonallergenic polyester filling, and it is washable. Covers are available for $5.98 each.

Hugg-A-Pillow

The Hugg-A-Pillow is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with allergies or spinal disabilities. This pillow cradles the back, neck, shoulders, and upper chest for support during side, back, or stomach sleeping. The removable, machine-washable polyester / cotton cover is an allergen barrier to dust mitess, lint, and dust. COLOR: White.

Human Beans

Human Beans are body positioners designed for use by children, teens, and adults with physical or neurological disabilities. These large, cylindrical pillows aid in positioning for side lying, prone or supine, or sitting. Available in a Sleeping Bean (adult), Teen Bean, or Kidney Bean (infant or children), all models are hypo-allergenic, filled with polyester, and covered in Staph-Check antibacterial waterproof vinyl. OPTIONS: Cotton pillow case/cover. DIMENSIONS: The Sleeping Bean is 5.5 feet l

I-Openr

The I-OpenR is a powered door opener for a trash receptacle with a swinging door designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Usable in the home or in restaurants, food courts, and other public venues, this device permits hands-free use of the receptacle. An infra-red eye detects an object being thrown away and automatically opens the trash door. Features include an LED trash-level sensor that changes from solid green to flashing red

Imperium 200H Environmental Control System

The Imperium 200H Environmental Control System is an environmental control unit designed to provide both visual and voice feedback for individuals with disabilities. Engineered for dual capability at either home or a care facility, this unit is designed to control up to 256 lights and appliances, including televisions, video cassette recorders, compact disc players, electronic bed controls, nurse-call systems, and the optional tape recorder. Extra relays for such items as a powered door opener a

Improving The Posture Of A Seated Worker.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification to an office chair for a person with poor trunk control who finds it difficult to maintain a comfortable posture. Describes an office chair with arms constructed by fastening the chair to a plywood base which extends in front of the chair, attaching a wedge shaped foot rest to the base (so the toes point slightly upwards), and using a seat cushion to raise the seat height. Also describes a T shaped wood foot rest that can be used by someon

Incliner Sleep Wedge

The Incliner Wedge is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with respiratory disabilities or acid reflux. This wedge elevates the head and shoulders and is crafted of two layers of plush foam. This folding wedge can be used under or on top of a fitted sheet and has a removable, machine-washable velour cover. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 24 x 24 x 7 inches. WEIGHT: 3.5 pounds. WARRANTY: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Individual Cut Out Table (Model 300)

The adjustable offset legs of this cut out table allows patient to sit almost in the center of the table. The cut out table can be adjusted for both sitting and standing patients and can be used with standing stabilizers. An attached door which swings out or down can lock the patient safely in place. The table is made of wood grain laminate and has scratch resistant top. DIMENSIONS: Height adjusts 21 to 33 inches, top size is 24 x 30 inches with cut out 7 x 10 inches. Adult, child and pediatric

Individual Tilt Work Table (Model Pc 5358-02)

The Individual Tilt Work Table, model 535802, is a height adjustable, accessible tilt-top work table designed for use by people who use wheelchairs. The manual crank adjusts the height of the telescoping legs and the top tilts to any angle between 0 and 50 degrees to accommodate tasks and individuals. The unit includes the table and a tray/shelf extension with a cut out. DIMENSIONS: The tabletop is 35 x 24 inches and the tray attachment is 11 inches. The height adjusts from 22 to 30.5 inches.

Infinity Series (Models 6030, 4830, & 6024)

The Infinity Series, models 6030, 4830, and 6024 are computer work centers and height adjustable work tables designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The motorized height adjustment is activated with a push button and also provides access for individuals who stand or use standing aids while working. The standard table has a laminate top, anodized aluminum pedestal, and steel feet. OPTIONS: Solid wood veneers, PVC vinyl edge treatments, casters, plastic glides/levelers, under desk com

Inflatable Neck Cushion (Model H76479)

The Inflatable Neck Cushion, model H76479, is a cervical pillow designed to give support to the neck and head. The crescent shaped vinyl cushion may be inflated by mouth or by pump to the desired firmness; the filler tube is flush recessing. The pillow comes with a zipper-closed, washable cloth cover. DIMENSIONS: 17 x 8 x 5 inches.

Interactive Delivery Cart

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a delivery cart that serves as both a learning and therapeutic tool, providing a safe, customizable, and fun device from which elementary school students with disabilities can learn to assume responsibility and practice essential skills. The delivery cart is a unique therapeutic device for elementary school students with disabilities, helping to promote motor skills as well as work ethic and responsibility. It is accessible to students w

Invarail (Model 6625)

Chrome plated telescoping side rails for hospital bed with flat channel cross braces. Adjustable width for universal attachment to any hospital bed spring 34 to 36 1/2 inches. Rails telescope from 74 to 47 inches in length. Easy to install.

Irobot Roomba 500 Series Vacuum Cleaning Robot

The iRobot Roomba 500 Series Vacuum Cleaning Robot is a vacuum cleaner designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This vacuum cleaner is designed to perform vacuuming without the need of human physical activity through its robotic mechanisms. The robotic vacuum features include room navigation, edge and corner cleaning, advanced anti-tangling and transitioning from carpet to hard floors. The modular system features an automatic recharger and light touch bumper. The system comes

Jar & Bottle & Cork Opener (Model Ha-4282)

The Jar & Bottle & Cork Opener, model HA-4282, is a screw top jar and bottle opener and cork remover designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor disabilities, or arthritis. This wrench-style plastic opener has an ergonomic handle enabling the user to turn and remove caps, lids, and corks. This opener is dishwasher safe.

Jar & Bottle Holder (Model Ha-4290)

The Jar & Bottle Holder, HA-4290, is a jar and bottle holder and opener designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. This device sits over the edge of a counter and the jar or bottle is placed in its V section. The sliding section is then pushed in with the hip or stomach, leaving the hand(s) free to remove the lid.

Jar Holder Lends A Hand.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold a screw- top container firmly in place so it can be opened with one hand. Bottle holder can be made of 1 inch thick wood. The base is about 6 inches wide, and long enough to slightly overlap the end of the kitchen counter, with crosspiece reinforcements on each end. This has a beveled slot ending in an inverted V into which slides a tongue with a W shaped end and a convex outer portion which the user leans against to provide leverage. In

Jar Opener.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jar opening device to help open bottle lids for a person whose ability to grip objects is limited. Describes device made of a piece of 1 inch wood about 6 inches square with an arch-shaped section cut out. This indentation is lined with 1 inch wide textured rubber (i.e. innner tube rubber slashed to give traction), or and old hacksaw blade and emery paper on either side of the indentation. Device is mounted on a shelf. COMMENTS: Suggests, as an alterna

Jar Pop Jar Key

The Jar Pop Jar Key is a jar opener designed to assist people with limited gripping ability or hand strength in opening jars with smooth lids. The plastic device is placed against the lid much like a bottle opener and with minimal pressure, the lever pops the jar seal, allowing the lid to turn freely. The device features a wide handle. DIMENSIONS: 5.25 inches long. COLOR: Assorted.

Jlr Gear Key Finder

The JLR Gear Key Finder is a lost item finder designed for use by individuals with vision or memory disabilities. The device consists of a transmitter with an oval-shaped standing base, two round color-coded key fobs, and two metal rings for attaching to a key ring (not included). When the key fobs or items attached to the receivers are misplaced, pressing the corresponding button on the transmitter causes the receiver to beep, enabling the user to locate the item. POWER: The base uses two tripl

Jug Kettle Tipper

The Jug Kettle Tipper is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This wire-coated cradle accommodates pitchers, juice bottles, etc. and an elastic strap with hook-and-loop closure secures the container in the device. A built-in stop aids in cup positoning, enabling the user to pour liquids simply by tipping the cradle forward.

Kangaroo Corner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide supported seating for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and hearing and vision impairments. Made of wood, this low-to-the-floor chair and table set enables the child to sit with correct, supported posture with her legs straight out in front of her to stretch the hamstrings. The set is adjustable and can be used for eating, reading, or play. TITLE: Playing and Growing. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 4, Summer 2005. PAGES:

Kaye Adjustable Benches (Models S1-A, S2-A, S3-A, S4-A, & S5-A)

The Kaye Adjustable Benches are adjustable wooden chairs designed for use by children with lower extremity or neurological disabilities. These height-adjustable benches feature tilt capability and vinyl-covered padded seating surfaces. The benches are useful for learning to move from one level to another or for progressing from floor sitting to bench sitting or from side sitting to upright kneeling, or from sitting to standing. The benches can also be used for dressing or as tables in conjuncti

Kaye Kinder Chairs (Models K1 & K2)

The Kaye Kinder Chairs are positioning chairs designed for use by children with neurological or severe physical disabilities. These wooden chairs are designed for children between one and seven years of age up to 48 inches tall. Model K1 is a low chair designed to fit under preschool tables between 17 and 25 inches tall. Model K2 has long legs and is intended for use at standard 30-inch tables. Model K2 is suitable for children who have outgrown conventional highchairs, but still require that de

Kaye Neat-Seat

The Kaye Neat-Seat is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children ages two to six years with mobility, neurological, or other physical disabilities. Useful for traveling therapists, wooden one-piece unit combines a table and positioning chair and folds flat without tools for storage and transport. This seat provides a firm seat, back, and footrest to maintain proper postural alignment, freeing the child's arms for skilled movement. The chair is particularly useful for children with

Kaye Supine Positioner (Model Sp2)

The Kaye Supine Positioner, model SP2, is a body positioner designed for use with children with neurological, severe physical, or visual disabilities. This unit provides a structure to enable children from one to six years of age to experience visually-directed play in the supine position, encouraging reaching, postural stability of the head and shoulder girdle, visual convergence, visual scanning, and visual attention. The unit consists an adjustable washabel nylon hammock support for the head

Kaye T-Seats (Models Ts-S & Ts-L)

The Kaye T-Seats are adjustable wooden chairs designed for use by children with lower extremity or neurological disabilities. These height-adjustable benches are designed for use with Kaye T-Tables (see separate entry) feature tilt capability and vinyl-covered padded seating surfaces. The benches are also useful for learning to move from one level to another or for progressing from floor sitting to bench sitting or from side sitting to upright kneeling, or from sitting to standing. The benches

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

Kettle Pourer (Model Ha-4270)

The Kettle Pourer, model HA-4270, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pouring aid has a wire frame cradle that holds most kettles. The kettle sits in the cradle and is secured by a strap. Gentle pressure on the kettle causes it to pivot on the raised wire frame, so the liquid pours from the kettle into a cup placed in front of the frame. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 190 x 260 x 190 millimeters. WEIGHT: 377 grams.

Kick Bucket Stand.

Kick bucket stand, ring frame with vinyl bumper ring. Four casters, 14 inches diameter. Upright posts maintain position of bucket, 7 1/2 inches high. Bucket pours without removing from stand.

Kinair Iv

The KinAir IV is an air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers or at risk for pressure ulcers. The KinAir IV combines advanced pressure relief therapy with a manual wound care turn to provide optimum skin care and positioning. Controlled air suspension and cushion depth help reduce interface pressure, assisting in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. The Nurse Assist turn-and-hold feature helps to reduce shear, save staff time, and may reduce staff i

King's Pride 1000 (Models Kp48801, Kp54801, & Kp60801)

King's Pride 1000 is a heavy-duty motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The bed has multiple positioning options, including Trendelenberg, reverse Trendelenberg, or cardio chair. Independent head and knee gatch allow personalized positioning. The foot section plateaus to reduce edema of the lower extremities. The bed has a foam mattress with Ventrex ticking and an eight-button control for all functions. OPTIONS: Digital bed scale (

Kitchen Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility disabilities to reach counters and perform kitchen tasks. A specially adapted office chair, the seat is rasied above standard height and casters provide mobility; the chair is also equipped with a foot bar for support. The seat has a plywood base with foam padding and is covered in vinyl. The armrest brackets were extended and the armrest upholstered to match. The backrest has a gentle curve for support and is angled five degrees

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

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.

Knob Turner.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Intended to facilitate turning knobs when range or strength is limited. Illustrates two knob turners to be made according to the type of knob. One is a dowel with a U shaped piece of metal fastened into one end. The other is two dowels fastened together to make a T shaped handle, fastened to a larger in diameter dowel with a wide cut in the bottom end to grip knobs with a raised horizontal finger grip. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independence

Kodel-Bed And Chair Pads (Models 6075, 6076, & 6077)

Kodel-Bed and Chair Pads are decubitus pads designed to reduce friction for individuals who spend much of their time in bed. The Kodel pad allows for even distribution of pressure, permits air circulation and free drainage. It requires no special handling when cleaning and may be autoclaved or machine washed. The pad is stain resistant, flame resistant, non-allergenic and will not support bacterial growth. DIMENSIONS: 15 x 15 inches (6075); 30 x 40 inches (6076); 30 x 60 inches (6077).

Koffee Kooler

The Koffee Kooler is a device used to cool hot liquids quickly. The Kooler is made of aluminum shaft with a wooden handle. The Kooler is to deep in refrigerator when not in use.

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

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

Laborius

The Laborius is a portable commode and toileting supply kit for people with moderate incontinence and other disabilities that limit their ability to reach an accessible bathroom when needed. The kit was planned and designed for use in homes, hotels, outdoors and even in the homes of friends and relatives whose toilets are not handicapped-accessible. The kit includes screen walls to ensure privacy of the user, commode, kit for absorbing urine and feces, a button for summoning assistance, cleaning

Ladder Back Chair (Peto Type Chair).

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Ladder back chairs on skis for sitting on, climbing hands up to get standing or to walk behind. Lists materials needed and provides instructions and drawings for construction of a ladder backed chair built on skis, or runners, for stability. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a Child who has a Physical Disability REF: Melbourne, Australia: Health Commission of Victoria: p 19-20 NARIC CAL

Lamp Switch Extension Lever (Model 6386)

The Lamp Switch Extension Lever, model 6386, is a knob turner for use on table lamps by persons with grasping disabilities. The lever has three spokes and can be operated from any direction. It fits most lamp threads. Latex free.

Lap Desk

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a writing or work surface for individuals using a wheelchair or who are unable to use a desk for long periods. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a lap desk from Luan plywood. A prototype of the desk is cut out of corrugated cardboard to determine the proper dimensions for the chair with which the lap desk will be used. When complete, the desk

Large Print Recipes For A Healthy Life

Large Print Recipes for a Healthy Life, by Judith Caditz, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This cookbook includes over 200 recipes for low cholesterol, low fat, and low sodium dishes with no added sugar, plus serving suggestions. The book is paperback and has 283 pages. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9.75 inches.

Large Spike Board

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adapted food preparation spike board for an individual with left arm amputation. Current spike boards were not large enough to accommodate the user’s desire to cook large items such as large meats and large quantities of vegetables. A 400 by 300 millimeter PVC chopping board was acquired. Then 304 grade stainless steel, which is safe to use with food, was used to make a master pin and 30 copies. Each pin has a pointed tip which pr

Laundry Trolly

The Laundry trolley is designed for individuals who are unable to bend down to pick up their laundry basket or who need a laundry basket with wheels in order to carry it to the washing machine.

Lava Contour Pillow (Model 51110) & Lava Contour Pillow Case (Model 51120)

Contoured pillow with hot pack insert. Fire retardant hypo-allergenic foam. Soft batting in headrest. Washable. White cotton thermal cover. Zipper closure. 5 by 20 inch lava pad for insertion in pillow slip in section under neck. Non-toxic microwavable fluid. Contoured pillow slip available.

Lava Roll Pillow With Hot/cold Pad (Model 52310) & Hot/cold Pad (Model 42310)

The Lava Roll Pillow with Hot/Cold Pad, model 52310, is a cylindrical pillow with removable pad for hot or cold therapy of the cervical area. The pillow allows for firm or soft density. The Hot/Cold Pad, model 42310, is removable and has a washable cover. DIMENSIONS: The pad is 3 x 10 inches.

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

Leckey Easy Seat

The Leckey Easy Seat is a youth positioning chair designed for use with children with mobility and neurological disabilities. Designed to provide users with a variety of customized seating options, this seat allows for seat depth, leg height, armrest height, and backrest angle adjustment. Since the legs are independently height adjustable, the seat can also be tilted in space. Other features include an adjustable headrest, a height- and angle-adjustable tray with a molded rim to prevent objects

Leg Extenders.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple method to raise the height of furniture. Wooden blocks are made leaving the top 1/3 of their height hollow for the chair or table legs. Should be made to match the width of the furniture legs. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Simple woodworking. AUTHOR: Hale, G. TITLE: Source Book for the Disabled. REF: Book: New York; Paddington Press: p 90. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R0185 1979.

Leg Rest Extension.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wedge shaped leg rest extension for an armchair. Leg rest to fit against an armchair. Made of plywood in a wedge shape so the high end (including foam padding) is even with, and as wide as the seat of the chair, and slants down at desired angle. Lists materials needed, including plywood, foam padding and cloth to cover; and provides instructions and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Upholstering. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Eld

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

Liberty Adjustable Desk

The Liberty Adjustable Desk is an accessible computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This height-adjustable desk has a metal frame, legs, and rear modesty panel. The scratch-resistant laminate work surface has a solid oak smooth, rounded front edge and a rear oak chair rail to prevent computer hardware from sliding off. This desk also features a hinged "flip-top" door that runs the full length of the work surface for access to the cable channel. The desk is available

Lids Off Delux Jar Opener (Model Jw250)

The Lids Off Delux Jar Opener, model JW250 is a powered jar opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or the use of only one hand. To open a jar, the jar is placed on the turntable of the unit and the upper body of the unit is lowered to fit securely on the lid. Pressing the handle down causes the turntable to rotate, loosening the jar lid. The unit handles jars up to 8 inches high and up to 4.5 inches in diameter. Features include adjustabl

Lids Off Jar Opener (Model Jw 200)

The Lids Off Jar Opener, model JW 200, is a powered jar opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis or the use of only one hand. To open a jar, the jar is placed on the turntable of the unit and the upper body of the unit is lowered to fit securely on the lid. Holding the on/off button down cause the turntable to rotate, loosening the jar lid. The unit handles jars in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles, including baby food jars, large jars,

Lift Chair (Petite Series 1500)

Full power lift and recline chair sized for persons 5 feet 2 inches and under, with hardwood chair frame with steel fasteners and single switch hand control. Screw lift mechanism, powered by 115 volt motor drive, lifts up to 350 pounds. Chair rests on 14 gauge steel base with wide stance for stability. Polyfoam seat cushions. Backs have non-allergic fiber padding. Chair is covered in fire-retardant, velvet fabric, available in a variety of colors. One year warranty on motor, lift mechanism and o

Lift Chairs (Series 2500 & Series 4500)

Both Series 2500 and 4500 chairs have full power lift and recline, hardwood chair frames and 14 gauge steel base frames, steel fasteners and single switch hand controls. Both chair series have screw lift mechanisms, powered by 115 volt motor drives and lift up to 350 pounds. Both have polyfoam seat cushions and chair backs have non-allergenic fiber padding. Chairs are covered in fire retardant velvet fabric available in a variety of colors. One year warranty on motor and lift mechanism and one y

Lift O Matic Seat Chair (Model 1300)

Chair with seat lift. Mechanical spring lift assists person out of chair. Person must sit in chair to release lever to activate lift mechanism. Wooden frame and armrests, upholstered back and seat, vinyl or fabric. Width 22 inches, depth 20 1/2 inches, height 30 1/2 inches, weight 32 pounds.

Long Handle Oven Cleaner (Model 16K049)

The Long Handle Oven Cleaner, model 16K049, is an oven cleaning aid designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. The device consists of a double-sided sponge / scouring pad attached to a long, epoxy coated aluminum handle. The long handle allows the user to reach the back of the oven with less bending and reaching efforts when cleaning. DIMENSIONS: Sponge is 3 x 5 inches. The handle is 21 inches long.

Long Handled Bath Sponge

The Long Handled Bath Sponge is designed for use by individuals who have upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty bending. This sponge has a large round head and a long plastic handle with a hole for hanging. The handle may be heated and bent for easier grasping. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long.

Long Handled Sponge.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bath sponge on a long handle for a person with limited reach. Handled sponge made of a strip of 1/2 by 1/8 inch aluminum of whatever length is needed, two pieces of 3/8 by 1 by 4 inch wood for a handle, and a sponge (2 by 3 by 5 inches). The wood is grooved to fit the strip, and glued on; the sponge is cut in half and glued together over the other end of the strip, which can be bent to suit individual needs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Assembly. AUTH

Long Scrub Sponge (Models 6298 & 6299)

The Long Scrub Sponge, models 6298 and 6299 are long handled sponges designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty reaching or bending. The polyfoam/synthetic sponges features white plastic handles that can be customized with a heat gun and bent to a desired angle. The sponges are latex free and are treated with an antibacterial agent that prolongs sponge life. DIMENSIONS: The total length 22.5 inches.

Low Bed 800 (Model Lb3848)

The Low Bed 800, model LB3848, is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Includes a foam mattress with Ventrex ticking and an eight-button control for all functions. The bed has multiple positioning, including Trendelenberg, reverse Trendelenberg, cardio chair, and personalized positioning with independent head and knee catch. The foot section plateaus to reduce edema of the lower extremities. POWER: Uses 115 volts. OPTIONS: Digit

Low Temp Multi-Stir Chef

The Low Temp Multi-Stir Chef is a cooking pan with automatic stirring and slow cooker for people with upper extremity disabilities. This 3.25-quart pan has a rotating curved bar in the bottom with a variable speed control that allows for continuous or intermittent stirring. There is a 1200-watt electric heater in the base of the unit that can be set between 1500 degrees (Warm) and 400 degrees Fahrenheit. The pan has a non-stick coating on its interior and exterior, and it comes with a tempered

Lowered Clothesline

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair to hang laundry outdoors. The existing clothesline hoist was adapted by bolting two aluminum strips to the existing arms. Two lengths of clothesline were threaded through holes drilled in the bottom of the strips. This created two lines reachable from wheelchair height. DIMENSIONS: The new clotheslines are 500 millimeters lower than the existing lines. TITLE: No More Washing Day Blues. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no

Lux Long Ring Timer (Model 2428)

The Lux Long Ring Timer, model 2428, is a tactile timer for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. It times periods from 1 to 60 minutes. The rotary center knob has raised lines each minute and a raised print number and line at each 5 minute interval going clockwise. The timer has a spring wound movement in a high impact plastic case. OPTIONS: Antimicrobial (white, almond, black, and green only). WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. COLOR: White, almond, hunter green, cobalt blue, slate blue, mauve, o

Machine Washable Sheepskin Bed Pad

The Machine Washable Sheepskin Bed Pad is designed for use by individuals who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. This dense pile pad can be used in a bed or chair where the 30-millimeter pile aids in reducing pressure on pressure points. Sleep directly on the wool for maximum benefit. Elastic straps hold the pad in place, but can be cut off if they are not needed. DIMENSIONS: The pad is 24 X 36 inches.

Machine Washable Sheepskin Wheelchair Pad

The Machine Washable Sheepskin Wheelchair Pad is a decubitus pad designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. Designed to cover the entire wheelchair (seat and back), it is made of dense pile to reduce pressure on pressure points. Elastic straps hold the Seat Pad firmly in place. DIMENSIONS: 18 X 36 inches.

Maddacare Footstool

The Maddacare Footstool is an ergonomic footstool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and circulatory disabilities. This lightweight molded footstool offers two heights for optimal leg positioning in front of toilets, under desks and tables, and in front of chairs and sofas. A built-in handle slot aids in portability. DIMENSIONS: On one side, the stool provides 4.5 inches of elevation; when turned over, the stool provides 6.5 inches of elevation. WEIGHT: 4.5 pounds.

Maddadapt Long-Handled Bath Sponge (Model F74122)

The Maddadapt Long-Handled Bath Sponge, Model F74122, is designed for individuals with limited arm movement to assist them with bathing. A round polyurethane sponge is mounted on a thumb-nut swivel attached to a polypropylene extension rod with a built-up handle. DIMENSIONS: Sponge is 4 inches in diameter and 2 inches thick; the handle is 4.5 inches long and 7/8 inches in diameter.

Maddagrip Opener

The Maddagrip Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability. This soft, large-diameter opener fits the entire hand for extra turning power. This device conforms to most lids, from small vials and bottles to large jars, and enables lids to be removed by exerting pressure with the palm and twisting.

Maddarest Sleep-Aid Bed Wedge (Model H76470)

The Maddarest Sleep-Aid Bed Wedge is a foam wedge cushion designed to provide firm support of the back, shoulders, and head, or may be used to elevate the lower extremities to relieve pain and discomfort. The cushion has a zippered, removable cover made of PVC-covered white nylon which is sanitized to guard against mildew and fungus growth. The cover may be machine washed and tumble-dried. DIMENSIONS: 27 x 27 inches with 1/2 inch thick at the low edge; the high edge is available in heights of 7

Magic Chef Talking Microwave Oven

The Magic Chef Talking Microwave Oven is a voice output microwave oven designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 1000-watt oven provides spoken confirmation of all functions in a clear male voice. A press of any button will tell the user what each button does. Around each button of the keypad is a raised ring so that the user can locate and press a specific button. Other features include adjustable cook time, four power level settings (Hi, Medium, Low, and Defrost),

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

Magna Wonder Knife

The Magna Wonder Knife, also called the Victorinox Forschner Precise , is a knife designed with a cutting guide for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This all-purpose, stainless steel knife has a blade with a scalloped edge. The adjustable guide is also detachable and can cut slices from 1/16 to 1/2 inch thick. The knife never needs sharpening and it is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Right or left hand knife; replacement guide mechanism. DIMENSIONS: Blade is 8.25 inches.

Making A Wheelchair Worktable.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Accessible height table with body cutout for wheelchair users. Wooden table with legs high enough to clear a wheelchair. Body cutout to allow person to get closer to work. Backboard and sideboard help prevent things from falling off the back of the table. Instructions includes dimensions and how to secure the legs. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED:Simple woodworking. TITLE: Home Improvement and Repair: Special Purpose Rooms REF: Book: Time Life Books

Manual Crank Bed (Model 5307)

The Manual Crank Bed is an adjustable bed designed with a two crank assembly that operates the head and foot sections. The hi/low crank system is constructed to insert into the head/foot ends to raise and lower the bed; the crank folds away for storage. DIMENSIONS (L xW): 88 x 36 inches. The overall bed height adjusts from 16 to 24.25 inches, the head end adjusts from 28 7/8 to 37.25 inches high, and the foot adjusts from 26.25 to 37 7/8 inches high.

Manual Height Adjustable Work Table (Model 8858A)

The Manual Height Adjustable Work Table, model 8858A, is an accessible table or workstation designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Made with double pedestals to accommodate wheelchair users, the table height adjusts by means of a fold-away hand crank extending from the pedestals. The table features a wide laminate top that allows for extra work space. OPTIONS: Maple, formica, or steel table tops are available. DIMENSIONS: The top is 36 x 60 inches and the height adjusts from 26 to

Manual Height-Adjustable Activity Table

The Manual Height-Adjustable Activity Table is an accessible table or computer workstation designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The table height adjusts with a hand crank system. The table has a laminate top. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 27 to 39 x 48 x 30 inches or 27 to 39 x 60 x 30 inches.

Maple Paring Board

The Maple Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other upper extremity disabilities. This solid maple board features two stainless steel holding pins to secure food for cutting and two slotted plastic corner guards to aid in buttering bread, cutting sandwiches, etc. Rubber feet hold board in place. DIMENSIONS:: 11 x 11 inches. The board is one inch thick.

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

Market Mate Walker & Shopping Trolley

The Market Mate Walker and Shopping Trolley is a folding rollator designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, walking, or balance disabilities. This four-wheeled lightweight rollator has a height-adjustable handle and a one-hand, automatically adjusting braking system with hidden cables. This walker is equipped with a seat, serving tray with drink holder and raised edge, and a shopping bag that holds up to 35 pounds. The wheels lock for safe sitting. DIMENSIONS (WxLxH): Open, the walke

Mart Cart Deluxe Edition (Models 02002 De & Del)

The Mart Cart Deluxe Edition, models 02002 DE and DEL, is a shopping cart scooter designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This scooter can negotiate 25-inch aisles in retail stores. FRAME: 1.25 inch steel frame with basket bra, folding produce tray, and deluxe trim. CONTROLS: Touch pad controls with Neutral-Select. FWD: Front wheel drive with front hub motor. SEAT: Adjustable seat. WHEELS: Steel wheels with 10-inch tires. POWER: Uses one 12-volt, 70-amp battery. CAPACITY: 700

Mart Cart E-Se & E-Sel

Mart Cart E-SE and E-SEL are shopping cart scooters designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This scooter has a large shopping basket and can negotiate 25-inch aisles. FRAME: 1.25-inch steel frame. CONTROLS: Touch pad controls with Neutral-Select. FWD: Front wheel hub drive. SEAT: Adjustable seat. WHEELS: Steel wheels with 10-inch tires. POWER: Uses one 12- volt, 70-amp battery. CAPACITY: 700 pounds (550 pounds for rider plus 150 pounds basket capacity).

Mart Cart Xti 24 Personal Shopper (Model 280-2534)

The Mart Cart XTi 24 Personal Shopper, model 280-2534, is a shopping cart scooter designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This 3-wheeled scooter is designed for indoor or outdoor use on hard surfaces, including ramps with up to a three-degree incline. FRAME: Includes front anti-tip casters. CONTROLS: Available with thumb-activated wig-wag or ergonomic dual throttle controls. FWD: Front wheel drive with XTi hub motor. SEAT: Adjustable position sliding seat. BRAKES: Friction di

Mart Cart Xti-12

Mart Cart XTi-12 is a shopping cart scooter designed for use by shoppers with mobility disabilities. This electric shopping cart turns within the diameter of its rear axle, allowing a 180-degree turn in narrow store aisles. The scooter is equipped with a basket, horn, and reverse warning alarm. Signage includes "For Our Valued Customers" and "No Children in Basket." Operating instruction decals are available in Spanish, Portuguese, or French. FRAME (HxLxW): 37 x 55 x 25 inches. This scooter has

Masonite Folding Bed Boards (Models 1950, 1951, & 1952)

The Masonite Folding Bed Boards, models 1950, 1951, and 1952, are designed to increase the firmness of a mattress. The masonite bed boards fold into 4 15-inch segments (5 feet long) and have a unique plastic hinge which makes usage easy. SIZES (WxL): The Twin is 30 x 60 inches; Medium is 36 x 60 inches; Double is 48 x 60 inches. WEIGHT: Twin and medium 17 pounds; Double 27 pounds.

Matot Commercial Grade Residential Dumbwaiter

The Matot Commercial Grade Residential Dumbwaiter is a dumbwaiter designed for use by individuals with mobility or physical disabilities for moving material from floor to floor in multi-level environments. Items that can be handled by this unit include groceries, dishes and cutlery, laundry, firewood, clothing, or luggage. The loading height is counter level, with single side, opposite sides, or adjacent side loading configurations available. The lifting distance is up to 50 feet, with a speed o

Mattress Genie

The Mattress Genie is an inflatable mattress raiser designed fro use by individuals with severe physical or respiratory disabilities or back pain. Placing the inflatable unit under the head or foot of the bed enables the user to raise the head or the foot up to a 40-degree angle. A three-button hand-held lighted remote enables the user to control the attached air pump to increase or decrease the angle of elevation or return the mattress to the horizontal position. The elevation unit is attached

Mattress Protector

The Mattress Protector is a mattress protector designed for use by individuals with incontinence. It is made of durable vinyl to help protect the mattress from stains and odors and fits hospital-sized beds as well as some twin standard home mattresses. The Mattress Protector is also available with a zipper for a more secure fit or in a contour design. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 77 x 34 inches. The Mattress Protector fits mattresses which are 6 x 80 x 36 inches or 6 x 76 x 36 inches.

Mattress Protector

The Mattress Protector, models 8052, 8053, 8054, 8055, 8066, 8067, 8068, 8069, is designed to protect mattresses from moisture. This protector is made of machine washable, odorless, white opaque material which is flameproof and hypo-allergenic. The material is anti-bacteriostatic and waterproof even at the seams. OPTIONS: contoured plastic or zippered plastic. DIMENSIONS: twin, 39 x 75 inches; full, 54 x 75 inches; queen, 60 x 80 inches; king 76 x 80 inches.

Mattress Protector (Models 7001, 7002, 7003, & 7004)

The Mattress Protector is a mattress cover designed to protect the mattress from moisture. The protector is contoured, flameproof, and hypoallergenic; made of white opaque plastic. DIMENSIONS: 39 x 75 inches (Twin); 54 x 75 inches (Full); 60 x 80 inches (Queen); 76 x 80 inches (King).

Mattress Protectors (Models 8043, 8044, 8045, 8046, & 8051)

The Mattress Protectors, models 8043, 8044, 8045, 8046, 8051, are designed to protect mattresses from moisture. These protectors are made of machine washable, odorless, white opaque material which is flameproof and hypo-allergenic. The material is anti-bacteriostatic and waterproof even at the seams. OPTIONS: contoured plastic (8043); zippered plastic (8044); contoured plasticized nylon (8045); zippered plasticized nylon (8046); disposable version (8051) available. DIMENSIONS: Hospital bed size

Maytag Built-In Drawer Dishwasher (Model Mdd8000Aws)

The Maytag Built-In Drawer Dishwasher - Stainless Steel, model MDD8000AWS, is an undercounter dishwasher designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. This dishwasher allows the user to load and unload without bending. It has two drawers, one above the other, and can wash in one chamber. It has a polymer tub interior, five-piece place-setting capacity, Duraguard nylon racks, a towel bar door handle, indicator lights, a contoured front, microprocessor controls, a

Mcbuddy Adjustable Amputee Stool

The McBuddy Adjustable Amputee Stool is an adjustable stool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity amputation. This transportable, height-adjustable stool has a rectangular padded seat to support the remaining stump during activities requiring standing, including shaving, showering, working at a counter, etc. The stool has a powder-coated, height-adjustable steel tripod base. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 18 to 36 inches. CAPACITY: 500 pounds. WEIGHT: 7 pounds. COLOR: Burgund

Measuring Scoop Set

The Measuring Scoop Set is a set of large shovel-style measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. These scoops are color-coded and have numbering that is designed to be easy to see. The set includes a 1/3-cup scoop, a quarter-cup scoop, a half-cup scoop, and a one-cup scoop.

Measuring Spoon Set

The Measuring Spoon Set is a set of large print measuring spoons designed for use by individuals with low vision. These spoons are color-coded and have numbering that is designed to be easy to see. The set includes a quarter teaspoon, a half teaspoon, one teaspoon, and a one tablespoon measures.

Med Aire Alternating Pressure Pump And Pad System (Models 14001, 14001Ef, & 14002)

The Med Aire Alternating Pressure Pump and Pad System is an alternating air pressure mattress surface designed for use by individuals who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. The variable pressure pump produces an air flow of eight liters per minute. It is available with a pad with end flaps (model 14001EF) or without end flaps (model 14001). OPTIONS: Fixed pressure pump and pad, model 14002; replacement pumps and pads; filter; clear or beige tubing; and a basket for alternating pressure pump.

Med Bed

Designed for home care, semi-electric bed comes fully assembled and uses existing bed frames. Mattress support fabric is steel link spring mesh. Electrical components use 115 volt, 60HZ outlets, are UL recognized and CSA certified. Bed is lightweight and on casters. Specifications: length 79 inches, width without rails 37 1/2 inches, maximum back angle 60 degrees, maximum height angle 60 degrees, folded height 44 inches, folded depth 18 1/2 inches. One year warranty on material and workmanship.

Med I

Accessible all purpose table has nickel chrome legs with twin wheel casters, 2 locking and 2 nonlocking. One piece molded top has slate look finish; measures 24 inches by 36 inches. Has 5 adjustable leg heights from 27 inches to 33 inches. Available in standard colors; custom colors extra.

Med Ii, Med Iie, Med Iif.

Accessible U shaped activity table. One piece molded fiberglass top is 18 inches wide with slate look finish. Available in standard colors; custom colors extra. Outer measurements are 72 inches wide by 48 inches deep; inner measurements, 36 inches wide by 30 inches deep. Med II has twin wheel casters, 2 locking and 3 nonlocking; five leg height adjustments from 27 inches to 33 inches. Med IIE has telescoping legs held in position with thumb screws; legs are equipped with plastic end caps. Med II

Med Iii Adapted Oval Patio Table

Accessible table. Adapted oval patio table accommodates 4 wheelchairs between 4 attached stationary seats. 14 gauge tubular steel frame and legs have zinc and dry powder coating. Stain and heat resistant. Optional built in umbrella mount. Table available in standard colors; custom colors extra. Umbrellas available in matching colors. Maximum width 69 inches; maximum length 78 inches; 31 1/2 inches between stationary seats.

Med Iv Dining And Activity Table

Four place dining and activity table accommodates wheelchairs with elevated leg rests. Wheelchairs may be staggered or placed all on one side. Nickel chrome legs have twin wheel casters, 4 locking and 2 nonlocking. One piece molded top is heat and stain resistant; measures 104 inches by 20 inches; has slate look finish. Leg height adjusts to 27 inches, 28 1/2 inches, 30 inches, 31 1/2 inches or 33 inches. Available in standard colors; custom colors extra.

Medical Sheepskin

Medical Sheepskins are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. These tanned natural sheepskins are washable and can be used in hospital and nursing home beds, wheelchairs, and in homes on chairs and beds. DIMENSIONS: The average size is 9 square feet and the wool length is 0.75 inch long. COLOR: Natural.

Mediflow Pillow

The Mediflow Pillow is designed for use by individuals with neck pain, injury, or disability. This three-layer pillow has a center layer of water that enables the pillow to conform to the shape of the user's head while he or she moves, providing uninterrupted consistent support. The pillow has a thermal insulator to help maintain a comfortable temperature. The soft outer layer is of hypo-allergenic polyester fiber. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 28 x 20 inches. Gusset is6 inches. WARRANTY: 3 year limited wa

Medline Advantage 2900 Max Mattress (Models Mscadv2976, Mscadv2980, & Mscadv2984)

The Medline Advantage 2900 Max Mattress is a foam mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores. This pressure- relieving mattress is made of Densiflex and Densiflex HR foam, with a base layer of Densiflex HD, and is covered with Nylex Ultra Stretch fabric, a fluid-proof, antimicrobial, flame-retardant material. The heel section is sloped. The mattress is available with fire barrier fabric and/or a raised edge. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 76 x 36 inches (model MSCADV2976), 6 x

Melbourne Compact Trolley Walker (Model 278)

The Melbourne Compact Trolley Walker, model 278, is a rolling cart designed for use by individuals with mobility, walking, and balance disabilities. This cart has two hygienic injection-molded plastic trays, each with a retaining strip at the front. The cart frame is made of welded, plastic-coated steel tubing with the bottom shelf set forward for easy walking. The trays carry loads up to 10 kilograms. DIMENSION: Overall width is 15 inches (380 millimeters), the overall height is 37 inches (940

Memory Foam Contoured Leg Support

The Memory Foam Contoured Leg Support is a leg rest designed for use by individuals with circulatory or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This adjustable hypoallergenic, flame-retardant memory foam wedge elevates the user's legs and the contoured surface conforms to the leg shape. The foam rebounds to its original shape when not in use, eliminating sagging and settling. The support comes with a foam insert that allows the height of the support to be adjusted. The included washable cove

Memory Foam Pillow

The Memory Foam Pillow is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with back or neck pain. This dense, high-quality memory foam pillow uses body heat to mold to the user's natural contours and the foam allows air circulation for comfort. The included cover is washable, and the pillow fits standard pillow cases. DIMENSIONS: 19 x 13 x 4 inches. COLOR: White cover.

Merry Cart

The Merry Cart is a rolling cart designed to enable individuals with physical disabilities to transport clothing, craft items, and other household goods without having to carry them or for storage in children's rooms, hospitals, nursing homes, other institutional settings. The cart fits in most closets or storage areas. Fabricated of tubular steel, the unit has a push handle and three steel rack-style shelves designed to hold nine Rubbermaid three-gallon bins (three on each shelf). The lidded bi

Merry Motivator

The Merry Motivator is a height-adjustable geriatric chair designed for use by individuals with mobility, walking, or balance disabilities. This chair is designed to enable the user to remain seated while propelling the chair with his/her feet. The design keeps the coccyx off the seat, reducing the risk of pressure build-up and ulcers. Standard features include a low pressure seat with pneumatic lift for height adjustments, a high back, washable upholstery, side pouch, a non-tip U-shaped base, f

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.

Microcart

The MicroCart is a rolling cart designed to carry items while occupying a small space. The cart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and front locking casters prevent rolling when mobility is not required. OPTIONS: Document holders, small drawer, pencil drawer, extension tube

Microwave Dish Holder

The Microwave Dish Holder is a non-commercial product designed to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity and/or feeling to pick up and move a microwave dish, while protecting the individual from burns. The unit resembles a forearm orthosis with an aluminum claw attached to the end to grab onto the dish. The device is made of bent aluminum plate and Duraplast, with two velcro straps for attaching the holder to the wrist and fingers. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: This device was designed by the

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.

Microwave Oven (Models Mw8650Xs, Mw3500Xs, & Mw1500Xs)

Microwave oven. Side opening door. Microcomputer pushbutton control, built in bi-level cooking rack, meat sensor temp probe, digital mealtimer. Countertop, wall and oven stove models available. Braille overlay for controls available from manufacturer.

Midland Child / Adult Combination Work Table (Models 7082)

The Midland Child/Adult Combination Work Table is a height adjustable tilt top work table with a cut out designed for use by children and adults who use wheelchairs. The table features a rimmed maple tabletop that tilts to any angle up to 45 degrees and a tubular steel frame on a U-base with locking swivel casters. Model PC 7082 ($1349) is crank-adjustable. DIMENSIONS: The table surface is 26.5 inches square and the height adjusts from 24.5 to 31 inches. The casters are 3 inches in diameter.

Midland Combination Work Table (Model 7081)

The Midland Combination Work Table, model 7081, is a height adjustable tilt top worktable designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Designed for use with tilt table or wheelchair, this adjustable height table accommodates children and adults. The table top may be tilted to various positions with a 45 degree maximum tilt. Features include tubular steel frame mounted on 3- inch swivel casters with locks. DIMENSIONS: Height adjusts from 26 to 40 inches. Table top is 30 by 36 inches.

Midland Round Work Table (Model 8859F)

The Midland Round Work Table, model 8859F, is a height adjustable, swivelling work table designed to accommodate up to four wheelchair users. The table features a solid wood butcher block top on a metal pedestal with a hydraulic lift mechanism. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 27.5 to 34 inches and the top is 48 inches in diameter. The base is 24 inches in diameter.

Midland Wheelchair Work Table (Model 7080)

The Midland Wheelchair Work Table, model 7080, is an adjustable height tilt top table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This table has a chrome plated steel frame and swivel casters fitted with step-on brakes. The table fits over any wheelchair. The Formica tray has a raised rim, and tilts to a 45-degree angle. Table is latex free. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 28 to 39 x 32 x 36 inches. Cutout is 22 x 6 inches. Base measures 34 inches in width and 26 inches in depth.

Mighty Rest Rehabilitation Bed

The Mighty Rest Rehabilitation Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by obese individuals. The bed is available in full electric and semi-electric models and includes a high-density, fire-resistant foam mattress with staph check covering and a hospital plug. FRAME: The heavy-duty frame splits in half for transport and includes oak head- and footboards and one set of powder-coated half rails. The height adjusts from 13.5 to 30 inches. Chrome half-rails and a second set of powder-coated half rai

Millennium Recliner

The Millennium Recliner is a vibrotactile amplification system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, neurological, physical, or emotional disabilities. Used for positioning, calming, or stimulating, this chair features modern styling and curved arms. A built-in patented vibroacoustic speaker system provides tactile stimulation, enabling users to feel music as well as hear it for a full-body experience of sound and vibration. This device connects to most stereo systems with 10 to 100 wa

Mini Fan

The Mini Fan is a switch adapted appliance designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This small one-speed fan is equipped with a 1/8th-inch jack to enable single-switch operation (switch not included). This fan can also be use in training new switch users in cause-and-effect. POWER: Uses batteries.

Mini Jumbuk Superwool Underlay

The Mini Jumbuk Superwool Underlay is a mattress cover designed for use by individuals who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. Designed to fit over the mattress beneath the bottom sheet, Superwool Underlays relieve pressure points and provide added and even support for the body. The wool is water repellant but moisture absorbant, helping the body's natural cooling process by encouraging moisture to evaporate away from the skin. This product is naturally non-allergenic and flame resistant. SIZ

Mini-Bolster Chair

Chair with straddle position design. Adjustable height, 8 to 11 inches. Accessories: 28 1/2 inch wide by 22 inch deep tray, adjustable pelvic strap, and handle. 22 inch by 19 1/2 inch base with swivel casters and safety railing available. .

Minicart

The MiniCart is a rolling cart or monitor stand designed to allow ease of access to small equipment such as small monitors, fax machines, or postage meters. The cart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and front locking casters prevent rolling when mobility is not required.

Mixing Bowl Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold a mixing bowl in place. Bowl steadier made of a square of 3/4 inch wood with a hole the size of the bowl lined with rubber, and legs made of small blocks of wood with rubber glued on the bottom to prevent slipping. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 9 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Mixing Bowl With Handle (Model 729)

Stainless steel mixing bowl with handle has easy pour spout, and high straight sides. 3 quart capacity.

Mjm Low Bed (Models 680-40-R & 676-40-S)

The MJM Low Bed, models 680-40-R and 676-40-S, is a manual adjustable bed designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or neurological disabilities or Alzheimer's disease. The low adjustable height is helpful to individuals with physical disabilities who have difficulty getting into a higher bed, and safer for individuals who are at risk for falling out of bed. The bed comes with a multi-position elevated headrest. It has no sharp edges, and the mattress (not included) is held in place w

Mjm Multi-Position Bariatric Geri Chair (Model 518-Sl)

The MJM Multi-Position Bariatric Geri-Chair, model 518-SL, is a multi-position, bariatric geriatric chair designed for use by individuals who have mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame with push handle, a fully-padded seat with a tall seatback, and a cushioned leg rest. The chair is equipped with four threaded-stem casters. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 22 x 21 inches. The casters are 5 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: 300 pounds.

Mjm Multi-Position Bariatric Geri-Chair (Model 518-Pl)

MJM Multi-Position Bariatric Geri-Chair, model 518-PL, is a multi-position bariatric geriatric chair designed for use by individuals 5 feet, 4 inches tall or under who have mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. This chair has a PVC plastic frame with push handle, a fully- padded seat, a tall seatback, and a leg cushion. The chair is equipped with four threaded-stem casters. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 22 x 18 inches. The casters are 5 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: 300 pounds.

Mjm Portable Overbed Table With Casters (Model 699-F3)

The MJM Portable Overbed Table with Casters, model 699-F3, is an overbed table designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The frame is made from PVC plastic. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 28.5 x 46 x 19 inches. The table top is 19 x 25 inches.

Mobile Cart

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision and cerebral palsy to independently carry a lunch tray in a school lunch room. The cart was constructed of PVC pipe and featured a top shelf with a rim for carrying the tray. The cart was equipped with small rubber wheels for mobility and a push bar. Plastic cabinet handles were added to the front and sides of the top shelf to enable the user to lift the cart over bumps and door sills. A second shelf below the tray shelf accommoda

Mobile Dining Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with multiple sclerosis to transport meals and eat comfotably in a small apartment. A rolling table was built from melamine coated wood that fit comfortably in the space between the living room and the kitchen. The table has two shelves beneath the eating surface, one accessible from both sides and the other from the kitchen side only. Designed to be easy to clean and move, the table is equipped with four double-wheeled furniture c

Mobile Treatment Stool (Model Pc 6129)

The Mobile Treatment Stool, model PC 6129, is a caster stool designed to provide mobility and comfort to therapists, teachers, and other adults in situations where they need to sit and work at a child's level. The stool has a tubular steel frame with a 2-inch foam-padded seat covered with Naugahyde. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 14 x 17 inches. COLOR: Seat cover is chesnut brown.

Mobilite Homecare Bed Systems

Hospital type bed for home care. Three types: Full electric model electrically adjusts back and knee supports and raises or lowers bed. Semi-Electric model electrically adjusts back and knee supports, with manual crank to raise and lower bed. Manual models have cranks for all adjustments.

Model 100 Workstation

The Model 100 Workstation is a height adjustable desk or computer work center designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs.The unit features a steel frame, a height-adjustable worksurface, an EasyRoll wheelchair platform, and a ramp. This desk is available with either manual hand crank or a motorized height adjustability of the worksurface. Hand crank models have a foldable hand crank (.5 inches of adjustment per revolution) and the motorized models have push button controls. The works

Model 200 Workstation

The Model 200 Workstation is a height adjustable desk or computer work center designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The unit features an aluminum frame, a fixed height worksurface with a backsplash, an EasyRoll wheelchair platform, and a ramp. The worksurface is made from plywood with WilsonArt plastic laminate. The ramp and platform are covered in nonskid rubber. The workstation includes an EasyRoll wheelchair platform, which allows the user to move laterally for the length of t

Modification Of Electric Can Opener.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation of a commercially available electronic can opener to allow a person with limited use of one hand only to open cans of various sizes. The modification requires a large base plate for rigid mounting, modification of the spring for the cutter wheel, counterbalanced extended operating handle, protection of the switch from undue pressure, supporting fixture for each size can, and support of the plastic opener body. Includes photograph. Instructio

Modified Tad Jar Opener

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to open screwtop jars. A standard TAD belly clamp was modified to fit rounded counter edges and made deeper at the front. A Baby Boa Constrictor Opener, which has a self-clamping rubber strap to grasp the lid completed the unit. The user stands in front of the belly clamp, holding it in place with his/her body. The jar is placed in the triangular point of the unit. With the jar secure, the strap is placed around

Modified Work Chair For Parts Fabricator

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with neurological, mobility or balance disabilities to work at a parts fabrication workbench that could not be modified. For individuals with balance and neurological disabilities, standing or sitting on high stools to perform production work is often not an option. To create this adaptation, a commercially available industrial work chair was purchased off-the-shelf and modified. The chair had sufficient height adjustment , but to adjust the hei

Modulus Foam Mattress

The Modulus Foam Mattress is designed for use on hospital beds for people with back pain or who are at risk for pressure sores. Available with or without built up sides, this individual indinidual foam cell mattress provides moderate pressure reduction and includes Staph-Chek Fusion cover. DIMENSIONS (DxWxL): Both models are 4 x 35 x 80 inches.

Monroe Age Appropriate Youth Bed

The Monroe Age Appropriate Youth Bed is an adjustable bed designed for children and young adults with disabilities who are at risk for falling or climbing over the siderails. Available in a fully electric or manually adjustable models, this bed offers Gatch Trendelenberg positioning, Hi-Lo adjustment, and full-length crib-style rails. This bed also includes clear vinyl panels above the siderails and head- and footboards. Available in three sizes, this bed comes standard with an innerspring mattr

Mor-Loc Kodel Bed Pads (Models 60-140, 60-150 & 60-160)

Mor-Loc Kodel Bed Pads are decubitus pads designed to provide comfort and prevent bed sores for individuals who are bed ridden. They are made with fire retardent allergy-proof Kodel synthetic pile. DIMENSIONS: Available in pads measuring 24 x 30 inches, 30 x 40 inches, and 30 x 60 inches.

Mor-Loc Round-A-Bout (Model 60-215)

The Mor-Loc Round A Bout is a cylindrical cervical pillow designed to maintain proper alignment of the neck while sleeping for individuals who have neck or back strain. The product is filled with Dupone Dacron Holofill polyester fibers. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches diameter x 17 inches.

Mor-Loc Tag-A-Long & Cerv-O-Curve

The Mor-Loc Tag-A-Long & Cerv-O-Curve are cervical pillows for individuals who need to maintain proper posture while sleeping. They are made of polyurethane foam with Dupont dacron Holofill II and a polyester lining. The pillow is especially contoured to give comfortable support to the neck area. Different styles of the Cerv-O-Curve offer diferent support areas depending on your need. The Tag-A-Long is a smaller version of the Cerv-o-Curve designed for travelling purposes. DIMENSIONS: 17 x 2

Mother's 3Rd Arm

Mother's 3rd Arm is a flexible, portable cup or baby bottle holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This device consists of a large cylinder affixed to a long flexible neck with a large clamp at the base. The adjustable clamp permits the device to be secured to the edges of tables or desks, the back of automobile seats, bed rails, or to the tubular frame of a stroller, wheelchair, or high chair. The cup or baby bottle is placed in the cylinder and the ne

Mounted Jar Opener (Model F75346)

The Mounted Jar Opener, model F75346, is designed to provide a convenient way to open any screw-type jar lid from 3/8 to 3 3/8 inches in diameter with one hand. The devices may be mounted to the underside fo any shelf or cabinet. The device is made of glass-filled nylon with a knurled hardened steel gripper, needs no adjustment, and has no moving parts. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3.5 x 5/8 inches.

Mr. Longarm Lightbulb Changing System

The Mr. Longarm Lightbulb Changing System is a light bulb changing aid that can be used by an individual seated in a wheelchair or by others who have difficulty reaching light bulbs. The system contains one extension pole and three light bulb changing attachments. The three-section, non-conductive, variable-length pole allows a user to reach light bulbs on the ceiling with the pole extended. Interchangeable cups fit the three most popular bulb sizes: floodlight, spotlight, and incandescent light

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.

Multi-Opener

The Multi-Opener is a screw cap and ring top opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the hand. This device opens pull-ring tops on pet food and soda cans, flip tops on shampoo and lotion containers, and screw caps on small bottles. The unit includes a hole and a magnet for hanging. DIMENSIONS: The unit opens screw caps from 5/16 to 1.75 inches in diameter.

Multi-Purpose Table

The Multi-Purpose Table is an overbed table designed to permit activities and eating while in bed. This table has a metal C-shaped base with casters and a two-section, height-adjustable table top. The table has a small stationary section and a larger tilt-top section with a plastic lip to prevent items from sliding or rolling off. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 27 to 42 inches. The table top is 15 x 30 inches.

Multi-Purpose Table

The Multi-purpose Table is designed to provide eating and work space for individuals who are in bed for extended periods or who require a mobile work surface. This height-adjustable table can be used over chairs or bed and features a wipe-clean Formica top that can be used flat or tilted up to 180 degrees and a wooden T-shaped base with three casters. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 29 to 38 inches. The table surface is 25.5 x 14.5 inches. WEIGHT: 25 pounds. COLOR: Woodgrain top.

Multiple Place Cut Out Table (Model 6254)

Table with 4 cut outs to provide individualized table work space for 4 children. Height adjusts from 23 to 36 inches. 2 cutouts are 8 inches by 13 inches and 2 cutouts are 8 inches by 16 inches. Overall size is 96 inches long and 30 inches wide. Tabletop is heavy duty plastic. Useful for children in wheelchairs for sliding chairs close to table.

Multipurpose Kitchen Board

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a multipurpose kitchen board for individuals with grasping disabilities or who are one-handed. The Multipurpose Kitchen Board is designed to assist people with use of only one hand in the kitchen with food preparation tasks such as holding items in place while cutting and opening jars and bottles. The prototype is a cutting mat with a plastic enclosure that has an adjustable arm that can be locked onto either side of the board and at any

Murphy

The Murphy is a seat lift recliner chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This motorized chair has a hardwood frame; a welded steel base; heavy-gauge, no-sag steel springs in the seat and back; dacron fibers in the arms, back, and chaise for shape retention; and a cushioned seat for comfort and support. Covered in acrylic and Olefin fabric, this chair also features traditional styling with a 10-button chair back design. In addition to the lift-out feature, this chair o

My4Hands

My4Hands is a lapboard for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use a wheelchair. The My4Hands independence assistant is a polyethylene board that has a proprietary "hold fast" high friction material coating on each side so the lapboard will hold position on the user's lap and items placed on the lapboard will remain in place. My4Hands also insulates the user's legs from heat generated by objects (such as laptop computers or cooking pots

Nada-Chair

The Nada Chair is an adjustable posture chair with poly/cotton pad to provide extra support for the lumbar (lower back) area. The fabric "back- sling" uses the knees to brace the back and maintain the curve of the lower spine. Webbed straps extend from the back pad around the knees while sitting. A buckle between the knee straps prevents legs from abducting. Padded around the knees and back for extra comfort. COLORS: Assorted.

Nature Sleep 500

The Nature Sleep 500 is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure ulcers. This surface provides anatomic support to reduce pressure, cradling pressure zones and enabling the body to relax in a neutral posture. The Heel Ease feature provides protection for the heels and adjusts to the height and comfort requirements of the user. This pad fits standard hospital beds and includes a cover. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches thick.

Neck L O Travel Pillow

The Neck-L-O Travel Pillow is a U-shaped pillow designed to provide cervical support. It is filled with odorless, nonallergenic polyester fiber, and it is washable. COLORS: Assorted. Covers are available for $3.98.

Neck Rest

The Neck Rest is a neck support designed to provide relief of pressure on the neck or shoulder muscles. The polyurethane foam support features a U-shaped groove in the center to support the neck. A polycotton cover is included. DIMENSIONS (WxHxL): 6 x 6 x 14 inches long. COLOR: The cover is available in white or blue.

Neck Rest Inflatable Travel Pillow (Model Nr-1)

The Neck Rest Inflatable Travel Pillow, NR-1, is a cervical pillow designed to provide comfortable support for the head and neck. This horseshoe shaped cushion is covered in a flocked material, deflates for transport or storage, and comes with a carrying case. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 6 inches.

Neck Yoke (Model N5001)

The Neck Yoke, model N5001, is a cervical pillow designed to support and correctly position the neck. This square block-style pillow has a neck cutout to provide extra-firm support. A cotton cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 14 x 16 inches. COLOR: The cover is light blue.

Neck-Huggar

Cervical support pillow. Designed in an "H" configuration with center cervical neck roll and two sidewings to improve neck/cervical alignment. Designed for use in a lounge chair, sofa, or car. Available in fiberfill or one-piece molded polyurethane foam. .

Nek-L-O Hot & Cold Pillow

The Neck-L-O Hot and Cold Pillow is a U-shaped pillow designed to provide cervical support and to administer hot/cold compression therapy to the neck and head. The pillow has a removable compress that is microwaveable. The pillow is filled with odorless, nonallergenic polyester fiber, and it is washable. COLORS: Assorted. Covers are available for $3.98.

Nekrol

The Nekrol is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain, disabilities, or injuries. This roll is designed to be postioned at the border of a standard pillow to provide support for the neck while enabling the head to be supported by the softer standard pillow. This roll pillow comes with a washable cotton cover. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 3 inches.

Neuropedic Electric Adjustable Bed

The Neuropedic Electric Adjustable Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with physical, respiratory, or digestive disabilities. Standard features include the patented Neuropedic Mattress with quilted cloth cover, dual three-speed massage, easy-touch control, headboard brackets, and illuminated hand control. SIZES: Twin extra-long, full extra-long, queen, or king (two twin beds). DIMENSIONS: The twin bed is 38 x 80 inches, the full bed is 53 x 80 inches, the queen bed is 60 x 80

Neuropedic Hi-Lo Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed & Neuropedic Hi-Lo 400 Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed

The Neuropedic Hi-Lo Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed and the Neuropedic Hi-Lo 400 Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed are motorized beds designed for use by individuals with physical, respiratory, circulatory, or digestive disabilities. Both models feature split-frame construction, are made of heavy-duty steel, and are equipped with Neuropedic’s patented Multi-Density Mattress with a fluid-proof cover. Standard features include six-way function, decorative headboard and footboard, and half side rails.

Neuropedic Multi-Density Patented Mattress

The Neuropedic Multi-Density Patented Mattress is a hospital mattress designed for a standard hospital bed. This antibacterial and anti-decubitus bed pad is for persons requiring orthopedic support and/or pressure sore prevention. The mattress comes standard with a waterproof cover. OPTIONS: Safety border and handles. DIMENSIONS: All sizes are 35 inches wide x 6 inches thick; lengths available in 77, 80, and 84 inches. Custom sizes are available.

No Bend Scrubber (Model F433)

The No Bend Scrubber, model F433, is a long handled sponge bent at efficient angle for household scrubbing. The handle is made of aluminum; the sponge is cellulose. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 25 inches long; the sponge is 3.5 x 4.5 x 2 inches.

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 Stoop Pick Up (Model G427)

The No Stoop Pick Up, model G427, is a one-hand dustpan with a 26-inch handle designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending over to sweep and wheelchair users. The bin folds to trap dirt. The handle is made of enamel metal. The small broom has a 30-inch handle. COLOR: Black.

Non-Slip Bread Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one arm to butter bread. Five stainless steel rivets are inserted with the heads up into a standard wooden bread board. A non-slip pad is fixed to each corner on the underside of the board. DIMENSIONS: The rifvets are 5/16-inch long. TITLE: The Non-slip Bread Board. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/breadboard.htm. REF: The originator, Gary Miller, can be contacted at miller@glen-ne

Norco Bed Pull-Up (Model Nc94302)

The Norco Bed Pull-up is a rope ladder designed to allow individuals with mobility disabilities to independently raise themselves to a sitting position while in bed. The loop webbing attaches to the end of the bed or bed frame, allowing the four loops to provide step-by-step pulling. A hook-and-loop keeps the attaching buckle secure. DIMENSIONS: The loop webbing is 40 inches long.

Nordic Ware Microwave Micro Max

Nordicware Microwave Micro Max is a hinged paddle device that allows one hand use for fast browning foods for people with limited dexterity. It can also help to form and press meat patties, and is dishwasher safe. WARRANTY: Warranty available (contact manufacturer for details).

Nova Air Flotation System.

Alternating air pressure flotation mattress surface for prevention of decubitus ulcers. Features air flow to provide skin ventilation; box fitted end panels for attachment to hospital mattress; feature for uninterrupted air flow while patient is in any position; sleeved air hoses with positive locking system; concentric arc design for massaging action. Alternate sets of cells inflate and deflate twice each minute. Consists of power unit (14 by 11 by 9 inches) and Nova mattress (38 by 84 inches).

Nvi Electronic Towel Dispenser

The NVI Electronic Towel Dispenser is an electronic paper towel dispenser designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This dispenser mounts on a wall and automatically dispenses rolled paper towels at the wave of a hand. The user places his or her hands in front of the unit’s infrared sensor beam, and the unit issues the paper towel from the roll. When it reaches the desired length, the user tears off the paper towel using one or both hands. The uni

Obus Forme

The OBUS Forme is a back support cushion designed to provide proper spinal support in any chair, auto seat, sofa, or bed. This support conforms to the natural contours of the spine to guide the back into a correct anatomical position, allowing it to relax. This posture eliminates lateral pressure on the spine to reduce fatigue and discomfort and to provide support for the upper rib cavity. The support is available in high- or low-back models and can be fitted with an optional lumbar pad for extr

Obus Supporting Roll

The OBUS Supporting Roll is a cylindrical pillow designed to provide support to either the lower back (lumbar area) or the neck (cervical area). This roll can be used in a chair or car seat. An elastic strap is included to hold the pillow in the desired position. The fabric cover can be removed and cleaned. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches wide, 4 inches in diameter. COLOR: Black, brown, burgundy, camel, grey, green, taupe, and two shades of blue.

Offset Trapeze (Model 7740)

Frame is 1 1/4 inch octagon steel tube, chrome plated. 5 foot rise and 34 inch reach. Offset design clears wall mounted fixtures above bed. Clamps fit any tubular or solid end beds. Fixed or swivel mount, and heavy duty models are available from manufacturer.

Olympic Vac Pacs

Olympic Vac Pacs are body positioners designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities.These products are patient positioning systems comprised of large rubberized vinyl bags filled with tiny plastic beads. The bags are soft and pliable until the air is drawn out through a special valve. Atmospheric pressure forces the beads into a solid mass conforming to the exact molded shape. Vac Pacs hold their shape for 24 to 48 hours and allowing air back in to the bag returns Vac Pacs to a soft

One Hand Pepper Mill

The One Hand Pepper Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. The unit grinds pepper at the touch of a button and features adjustable grind, a see-through chamber to measure peppercorn level, and a non-rusting ceramic mechanism. The unit can also be used to grind sea salt and spices. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. COLOR: Chrome finish. WARRANTY: One year.

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 Handed Rolling Pin.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows use of rolling pin with one hand. Do it yourself alternative to commercially available product. Constructed from regular rolling pin by removing handles and attaching a doweled handle. Also suggests inserting a paint roller handle into a large dowel; the dowel would then act as the rolling pin surface, or using a pizza roller as a one handed rolling pin. Photographs, graphics. SKILLS REQUIRED:Woodworking. AUTHOR: Strebel, M. TITLE: Adaptations a

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 Storage Containers, Set Of 3 (Model 16K052A)

The One Touch Storage Container, Set of 3, model 16K052A, are easy open storage containers designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or grasping disabilities. These containers require no twisting or turning to open. Pressing a spot on the rim of the lid with one finger or the palm of the hand causes the lid to open. Pressing the middle of the lid reseals it. The containers come in a set with one each of .50 quart (.75 litre), .90 quart (1.45 litre), 1.85 quart

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-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 Mop And Bucket.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to a squeeze mop and a bucket to enable someone to mop using one hand. Describes modification to a sponge mop with a perforated metal plate for squeezing water from it. The plate is removed and fitted with clamps to hold it over a square-shaped bucket. The mop can then be dipped in the bucket and squeezed against the plate using one hand only. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: American Heart Association TITLE: Do i

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-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-Touch Tea Kettle

The One Touch Tea Kettle is cookware designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This 2.5-quart tea kettle has a harmonic whistle to alert the user that the water is at boiling temperature. The one hand mechanism lifts the whistle and opens the spout eliminating the need to push a button or lever. This kettle also has a soft grip heat resistant handle. COLOR: Blue, white, black, red, or purple.

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.

Oreck Forever Series Gold

The Oreck Forever Series Gold is an upright vacuum cleaner designed for use by individuals with arthritis in the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The Helping Hand Handle makes it easier to push and pull the vacuum. A long power cord allows the user to vacuum large areas without changing outlets. The vacuum's wide cleaning path and low-profile help the user to cover a lot of ground , get in and out of tight spots, and get up and down stairs. The vacuum has a two-speed moto

Oreck Graphite

The Oreck Graphite is an upright vacuum cleaner designed for use by individuals with arthritis in the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Its Helping Hand Handle makes it easier to push and pull the lightweight vacuum. A long cord allows the user to vacuum large areas without changing outletsl, and the Quickswitch control switch on the handle allows the user to go from carpet to hardwood to tile without stopping and bending down to adjust the roller brush height. The vacuum

Oreck Pilot Ii

The Oreck Pilot II is an upright vacuum cleaner designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Its Helping Hand Handle makes it easier to push and pull the vacuum. A long power cord allows the user to vacuum large areas without changing outlets. The machine has 360-degree glide for steering and maneuverability over carpet and hard floors. The vacuum's low profile, soft top and sides, and bright twin LED headlights allow the user to

Oreck Xl Edge

The Oreck XL Edge is an upright vacuum cleaner designed for use by individuals with arthritis in the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The Helping Hand Handle makes it easier to push and pull the vacuum. A long cord allows the user to vacuum large areas without changing outlets, and the vacuum arm rotates 90 degrees for access under furniture. The vacuum's Versa-Glide floating head allow the user to move from hardwood floors to deep pile carpet. Its variable speed control

Original Magic Opener

The Original Magic Opener is a 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 can. The middle

Original Mckenzie Cervical Roll (Model 703)

The McKenzie Cervical Roll, model 703, is a cervical pillow designed to provide support to the cervical lordosis while the user is sleeping on his/her side or back. The padded foam tube is placed between a soft, moldable pillow and pillowcase (not included). The roll is made of soft low-density foam and includes a removable, washable cotton/polyester cover.

Orthocare Anti-Rotation Device (Model 2046)

The Orthocare Anti-rotation Device ##2046 is a wedge shaped foot positioner that attaches to any Orthocare SPACEBOOT (see separate entry). The plate attaches to the footrest of the SPACEBOOT to allow controlled interior or exterior rotation of the hip and leg. Nylon thumb nuts lock the plate securely to the boot. NOTE: These plates are not sold independently; The Anti-rotation Device must be ordered when purchasing any style of SPACEBOOT.

Orthopedic Knee Pillow (Okp)

The Orthopedic Knee Pillow (OKP) is a body support pillow designed to ease pain caused by pregnancy, injury to hips or back, lower back syndrome, and general sleeping discomfort. Sleeping in the fetal position with the OKP causes the hips to flare, reducing pressure on both hips' capsule and sacroiliac joints. With this reduction of pressure, many lower back syndromes become less painful.

Orthopedic Pillow

The Orthopedic Pillow is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with spinal disabilities and allergies. This pillow has a raised outer edge and a concave center to support the natural curve of the spine while back or side sleeping. The allergy-free cover is impregnable to dust mites and other allergens.

Orthopod Chair

The Orthopod Chair is a high back posture chair designed with a back support system engineer for the human spine. This adjustable office chair features a free float and dynamic back that moves with the user; adjustable arms with 7 different height settings; a free float seat tilt that locks into any position; a totally adjustable strapping system for individual and precise back support comfort. The chair has a 5 point base with caster wheels. OPTIONS: The chair is also available with a mediu

Oven Mitt.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Oven mitt with the thumb in a natural position for the hand. Draw mitt pattern to scale from using the pattern drawing as a guide. Use heavy fabric for outer layer and terry cloth for padding inner layer. Stitch together and bind edges with bias tape. Includes picture and drawing of pattern. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A. TITLE: Clothing Designs for the Handicapped. REF: Book: University of Alberta Press, Alberta: p 240. 1978.

Oven Rack Push Puller

The Oven Rack Push Puller is an oven aid designed for use by individuals with neurological, fine motor, grasping mobility or upper extremity disabilities, have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy, and other people who use wheelchairs. This wood device resembles a ruler with a U-shaped notch at one end and a long handle at the other so that the user can push in a hot oven rack without being burned. It also has hook-shaped notch on once side that can be used to pull on hot oven rack out of the

Oven Scoop.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Scoop to alleviate the need to reach into the oven. Scoop made with a 1 inch diameter aluminum tube flattened at one end and riveted to an 8 by 10 inch piece of sheet metal. A crutch tip can be put on the other end of the tube. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 7 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Oven Stick

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable a wheelchair user or someone with short arms to pull an oven rack out of an oven. Take a 12-inch long ruler or a strip of wood 12 to 15 inches long, 1 inch wide, and 1/8 inch thick, and using a knife or a jigsaw, carve or cut a rounded U on one end of the ruler or stick. Two inches from the rounded U, cut or carve a curved slot on one edge of the ruler or stick. This curved slot is placed over or under the oven shelf to pull it out of the oven; the U-shape at

Over Stove Mirror (Model 3209)

The Over Stove Mirror, model 3209, is an over stove mirror designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities. This mirror is made of acrylic and mounts on the wall above the stove at an adjustable angle so that burners can be viewed from a seated position. The mirrror fastens to the wall with one screw. (Brown frame not included). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 19.5 x 15.5 inches.

Over The Bed Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Over the bed table which can be used for hobbies or building small items. Wood table with edges on three sides. Provides a list of the pieces of wood needed and includes a diagram of how the table is put together. Exact size depends on the height of the bed and the person seated in it in a working position, and the width of the bed. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souveni

Over-The-Sink Paring Board (Model 3040)

The Over-The-Sink Paring Board, model 3040, is a cutting board designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. The wooden board features pull-out plastic-coated handles to support it over most kitchen sinks, non-skid rubber feet for countertop use, stainless steel prongs to hold goods for cutting, and plastic corner guards at one corner to keep food from falling off the board. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 11 x .75 inches.

Overbed Table

The Overbed Table is designed to provide eating and work space for individuals who are in bed for extended periods or who use wheelchairs. This height-adjustable table has an open frame base to slide under the bed or for wheelchair accessibility. The table has a wipe-clean laminate top with a built-in cup holder, and a C-frame base with four swivel casters. It can be converted for either right-hand or left-hand use. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 28.25 to 42.25 inches. The table surface is

Overbed Table (Model 1010C)

Model 1010C is an overbed table with a laminated top, steel frame, and 1.5-inch ball bearing casters. Table height is automatically adjustable from 28 to 45 inches. The adjustment mechanism is spring-loaded to lift with slight upward pressure. A release lever will adjust the table height downward. Supports up to 50 pounds. Brakes are an available option. DIMENSIONS: Top surface is 15 x 30 inches.

Overbed Table (Model 1050)

Model 1050 is a tilt-top overbed table with a laminated top, chrome plated steel frame, and 1.5-inch hooded ball casters. The top surface tilts in both directions to maximum of 22 degrees for food service, reading, and craft work. DIMENSIONS: Top is 15 x 30 inches; height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches.

Overbed Table (Model 925)

Model 925 is a tilt-top overbed table with a laminated top, chrome plated steel frame, and 1.5-inch hooded ball casters. The top tilts to 22 degrees in either direction for food service, reading, and craft work. DIMENSIONS: Top surface is 15 x 24 inches, height is adjustable from 25.5 to 39 inches.

Overbed Table (Models 3000 & 4000)

Model 3000 and Model 4000 are overbed tables. Each has a laminated top, steel frame, and 1.5-inch ball bearing casters. Model 3000 has semi-automatic height adjustment from 30 to 45 inches; Model 4000 has fully automatic height adjustment. A spring-loaded positioning lever allows the table to be positioned in any of 16 slots with 1-inch increments. The tables will support up to 100 pounds. DIMENSIONS: Top surface is 15 x 30 inches.

Oversized Lift Chair (Model 70539)

The Oversized Lift Chair, model 70539, is a bariatric seat lift chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This three-position chair has two motors and a heavy-duty scissor lift mechanism. Other features include a single-switch hand control and built in emergency battery back-up, allowing the chair to return to the sitting position in the event of a power outage. POWER: Uses household current. The backup uses 9-volt batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxW): The chair is

Oxo Good Grip Pro Swivel Peeler

The Oxo Pro Good Grip Swivel Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Constructed of sturdy die case zinc, this swivel peeler features an efficient eyer to quickly remove stubborn blemishes on fruits and vegetables. Other features include a precision ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade designed to make peeling easier and faster, and a long blade for increased maneuverability and surface area coverage. A non-slip rubber-lik

Oxo Good Grips Bottle Opener

The OXO Good Grips Bottle Opener is a bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities or arthritis. This opener opens pop-top bottles and pierces cans. It has a stainless steel head and a large, soft, non-slip grip, and it is dishwasher-safe. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 8 x 2 x 1 inch. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Oxo Good Grips Chopper

The OXO Good Grips Chopper is a chopper designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This chopper is intended for onions, vegetable and herbs. The OXO Good Grips Mini Chopper (see separate record) is intended for garlic, nuts, chocolate, and herbs. To use, press the soft knob on top to rotate blades for even chopping; the knob locks down for compact storage. An internal soft bumper absorbs shock. The device can be used with the enclosed cup or on a cutting boar

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 Mini Chopper

The OXO Good Grips Mini Chopper is a chopper designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This chopper is intended for garlic, nuts, chocolate, and herbs. The OXO Good Grips Chopper (see separate record) is intended for onions, vegetable and herbs. To use, press the soft knob on top to rotate blades for even chopping; the knob locks down for compact storage. An internal soft bumper absorbs shock. The device can be used with the enclosed cup or on a cutting boar

Oxo Good Grips Simply Tear Paper Towel Holder

The OXO GOOD GRIPs Simply Tear Paper Towel Holder is a paper towel holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. A spring-activated arm holds the roll securely enabling the user to tear off just the amount of paper towel needed with one hand. Regardless of what brand or size paper towel roll used, the arm automatically adjusts to the width of the roll. Designed with internal resistance, it prevents the paper towel roll from spinning out of cont

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

Paca-Waiter Commercial Dumbwaiter

The Paca-Waiter Commercial Dumbwaiter is a dumb waiter designed for commercial use that can be used as a job accommodation by people with disabilities. The unit comes standard with steel cable drive, heavy gauge steel angle guide rails with high-density synthetic guides, multi- stop operation, push button control, and an electromagnetic disc brake. Cars are constructed of enamel-finished sheet steel, and have 1, 2, or 3 openings; swing, bi-parting, and sliding hoistway doors are available. The m

Pan Holder (Model 3011)

The Pan Holder, model 3011, is a pan holder designed for use by individuals with use of hand. This steel rod frame pan holder is latex free and mounts to a stove top with three suction feet. The device holds the handle of pan in vertical slot to prevent movement while stirring with one hand. The unit accommodates pots with handles up to 5 inches above base. DIMENSIONS (HxL): Frames measures 4.5 x 16 inches.

Pasta Pot Strainer With Locking Lid - 6 Quart

The Pasta Pot Strainer with Locking Lid - 6 Quart is cookware designed for use draining liquids during cooking by individuals with limited upper extremity strength or dexterity or who are blind or have low vision. This 6-quart capacity pot can be used to cook pasta, vegetables, or other food items. The lock and drain feature allows the user to strain out excess water. The lid locks in place to prevent slips during drainage. To drain the pot, the user aligns the lid with the handles, holds the po

Patio Bistro

The Patio Bistro is an electric outdoor grill designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The unit consists of an elegant, curved table on casters with a round electric grill set in one end and and a removable foam-insulated cooler set in the other. A weather-resistant cutting board doubles as a top for the cooler and can be used as a food tray. The height of the unit is suitable for use by seated users and the open base provides access for wheelchairs. The table is also equipped with

Pc Task Chairs

PC Task Chairs are adjustable height, tilt in space office chairs designed to correct for any user's size, support requirements, and working conditions. This ergonomically adjustable chair has 8 separate adjustments. The chair raises and lowers pneumatically. The seat has a forward 6 degree negative tilt and a 12 degree back tilt, and locks at any angle forward through back. The back rest tilts forward and back from 77 through 119 degrees and also locks at any angle. The back adjusts up and down

Peach Pillow & Peach Blossom

The Peach Pillow and Peach Blossom are cervical pillows designed for provide orthopedic support to relieve pain associated with upper back and neck problems, arthritis, or tension headaches. These pillows have built-in rolls to provide support under the user's neck. Both are made with poly foam and holofil. The Peach Blossom Pillow is the same internally as the Peach Pillow except that the rolls are wrapped with memory foam. SIZES: Queen or Travel. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 16 x 23 inches. WARRANTY: 1-y

Peanut Ball (Model 9069)

The Peanut Ball, model 9069, is an inflatable roll designed to develop balance and positioning and motor skills for young children. This peanut-shaped inflatable ball has a contoured saddle that can be positioned for vertical or horizontal use. It challenges children to balance and stabilize their own core while straddling the roll. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 22 x 43 inches. CAPACITY: 200 pounds. WEIGHT: 3.5 pounds.

Peanut Cushion.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bolster cushion with narrowed center section for use by persons with limited head control; keeps the neck slightly flexed and prevents the head from falling to the side. Describes two ways of constructing a peanut cushion: making a fabric cover and filling it with crushed foam or polystyrene balls; or wrapping tape around the center part of a bar of foam and covering as desired. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J

Pedal Chair

The Pedal Chair is a geriatric chair designed for use by individuals who need support while sitting. Features include seat tilt infinitely adjustable up to 18 degrees; armrests with independent height adjustment within a range of 4 inches; a height-adjustable seat; four casters, including two fixed casters with brakes; and padded neckrest cushion and lower side pads. OPTIONS: 20-inch front or rear mounted mag style wheels. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Seat is 17 x 18 or 20 inches. The floor-to-seat height

Pediatric Adjustable Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Table which can be folded against the wall and can be adjusted in height from 18 1/2 to 32 1/2 inches so it can be used by children and adults. Describes hinged table which moves up and down a track on a backboard on the wall. The table can be adjusted by one person. Includes a drawing and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Rousseau, Y TITLE: Pediatric Adjustable Table JOURNAL: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 51 no 3,

Pedirest

The PediRest is a footstool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and back disabilities. This wood footstool features two height settings and an angled slatted wood top.

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

Penta Pillow

The Penta Pillow is a body positioner designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This pillow has five sections, each filled with polyester and covered with cotton/polyester ticking, to form a trough to elevate and protect the arm, leg, or shoulder. This machine-washable pillow can also be used as a wedge to prevent rolling out of bed, to elevate bedding off the feet, or to provide abdominal support for pregnant women. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 20 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 1.13

Petite Recliner Lift Chair (Model 70559)

The Petite Recliner Lift Chair, model 70559, is a seat lift chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or lower extremity disabilities who need assistance rising from a chair. This three-position lift/recliner chair has a continuous seat-to-ottoman chaise pad that completely supports the user's legs. The chair has a single electric motor with a built-in emergency battery back-up that allows the chair to return to the sitting position in the event of a power outage. POWER: U

Physio-Roll

The Physio-Roll is a peanut-shaped inflatable roll designed to provide control and security for individuals with physical disabilities during balance activities. With a saddle-shaped middle, the roll cradles the user and the overall shape limits rotation to forward and backward. Used with or without a blanket, the roll can be used in squeeze play and tactile activities. DIMENSIONS: 12, 16, 22, 28, or 34 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: Up to 250 pounds depending on size. COLOR: Red, yellow, or blue

Physio-Roll Outrigger Ball

The Physio-Roll Outrigger Ball is a peanut-shaped inflatable roll designed to provide control and security for individuals with physical disabilities during balance activities. With a saddle-shaped middle, the roll cradles the user and the overall shape limits rotation to forward and backward. Used with or without a blanket, the roll can be used in squeeze play and tactile activities. DIMENSIONS: Available in 16-, 21.75-, and 27-inch heights. COLOR: Assorted.

Pick-Up Tongs (Model 6079)

Pick-Up Tongs are tongs designed to assist people in reaching an object just out of range. The scissor-grip tongs are made of chrome-plated steel. DIMENSIONS: 15 inches long.

Picnic Tables (Wct8 Series)

Accessible picnic table. Tubular galvanized steel frame. Wooden or anodized aluminum top and seats. Tabletop extends out 12 inches on each end. DIMENSIONS: 8 feet x 4 feet 9 inches x 31 inches high. WEIGHT: 184 pounds.

Picture Frame Restoration Workstation

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities to restore picture frames without bending or lifting. The custom-designed workstation consists of a worktable that includes a separate revolving grid that provides an indexed tilting mechanism and 350-degree rotation. This provides the user full appropriate positioning of the frame without the need to bend over the table or lift. The table accommodates a standing worker and a height-adjust

Picture This

Cookbook with illustrated directions on preparing 12 meals. Also gives illustrated instructions from which utensils to use, to table setting, serving, using leftovers. Appropriate for nonreaders and readers. Optional accessories: color coded measuring set, page size magnifier, laminated picture/ingredient cards. .

Pillo-Perfect

The Pillo-Perfect is a zipped cover that slips onto a conventional pillow converting it into a cervical pillow for contoured head and back support. It can be used for either back-lying or side-lying. The pillowcase has a removable comfort roll for lumbar or cervical support. Available for regular, queen and king-sized pillows. Travel covers are available for $3.98 in navy, brown, and gray.

Pillow Case Jig

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY---- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to put a pillow in a pillow case. This device consists of a three-foot tall cylinder made of 1/16-inch thick ABS plastic (approximately one-third of a sheet). The pillow case is turned inside out and places over the cylinder. The pillow is then pushed into the cylinder, forcing the pillow case to turn right-side-out over the pillow. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fabrication. TITLE: Pillow Case Jig for Therapy Center Worker. WE

Pillow Perfect Cervical Roll

The Pillow Perfect Cervical Roll is a cervical pillow designed for use individuals with neck pain or disabilities. This cylindrical roll pillow is filled with polyester fiber and fits under the neck. DIMENSIONS: 17 x 7 inches.

Pillow Perfect Double Support

The Pillow Perfect Double Support is a pillow designed for individuals with neck pain or disabilities. These pillows are made of non-combustible foam and provide neck support for those who sleep on their backs with raised rounded edges at the top and bottom. The pillow is available in a choice of medium/firm or firm/extra firm. DIMENSIONS: 22 x 16 inches.

Pillow Perfect Hot / Cold Cervical Support

The Pillow Perfect Hot/Cold Cervical Support is a combination cervical pillow and hot or cold pack designed for use by individuals with neck pain or disaqbilities. This C-shaped support is filled with polyester fiber and features a pocket to hold the included compress that may be heated or chilled. DIMENSIONS: The pillow is 17 x 11.5 inches and the compress is 5 x 6 inches.

Pillow Perfect Pillow

The Pillow Perfect Pillow is designed for individuals with neck pain or disabilities. These pillows have recessed centers and raised edges to provide cervical support in any position.The standard, gentle, mid-size, and petite models are filled with Fortrel fiber and the econo model is filled with 100 percent polyester. DIMENSIONS: The standard, gentle, and econo models are 24 x 16 inches. The petite model is 19 x 12 inches. The mid-size model is 22 x 15 inches.

Pillow Perfect Traveler

The Pillow Perfect Traveler is a contoured pillow designed for use individuals with neck pain or disabilities. This U-shaped pillow is filled with polyester fiber and fits around the neck. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 9 inches.

Pillow Protector (Model 6179)

The Pillow Protector, model 6179, is designed to protect pillows from moisture. The protector is made from plasticized rayon tricot with a rustproof zipper. It is flameproof, hypoallergenic and machine washable. SIZE: Standard bed pillow.

Pillow Protector (Models 8041, 8042, 8042K, & 8050)

The Pillow Protector, models 8041, 8042, 8042K, 8050, is designed to protect pillows from moisture. These machine washable protectors are flameproof, waterproof, hypo-allergenic and have a rustproof zipper. OPTIONS: Plasticized nylon tricot or vinyl; disposable plastic protectors available in units of 1 dozen (8050). DIMENSIONS: plasticized nylon, 21 x 27 inches (8042) or 21 x 39 inches (8042K). No dimensions available for vinyl (8041).

Pillow Pump Alternating Pressure System

Mattress surface with alternating air pressure to provide pressure relief. Pad is covered with diamond shaped air pockets which inflate and deflate with the pump action. The pad can be used on most beds, dimensions not provided but picture shows it on a hospital type bed with 24 inch end flaps to keep it in place. The elctric pump attaches to the end of the bed and cycles every 2 mintues. Light on pump indicates pump is in use.

Pillowcase

The Pillowcase is a pillow protector designed for use by individuals who have disabilities which cause drooling. This standard-size pillowcase is 100 percent cotton and lined with breathable, waterproof barrier cloth. COLOR: White.

Pincare Gel Mattress

The PinCare Gel Mattress is a gel flotation mattress designed for individuals with back pain and those who are at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress combines the softness of foam with the effectiveness of gel in distributing weight and pressure over a larger area. The mattress consists of the PinCare Pad, a soft foam overlay of small finger-like projections; a gel-foam core; and a layer of polyurethane foam. The mattress ticking is two-way stretch polyester cotton damask and the bottom cove

Pincare Gel Mattress For Hospital Beds

The PinCare Gel Mattress for Hospital Beds is a gel flotation mattress designed for individuals with back pain and those who are at risk for pressure ulcers. This mattress combines the softness of foam with the effectiveness of gel in distributing weight and pressure over a larger area. The mattress consists of the PinCare Pad, a soft foam overlay of small finger-like projections; a gel-foam core; and a layer of polyurethane foam. This mattress is covered in a Staph-Chek Fusion Fabric Cover. Thi

Pincare Gel Overlay For Hospital Beds

The PinCare Gel Mattress Overlay for Hospital Beds is a gel flotation mattress surface designed for individuals with back pain and those who are at risk for pressure ulcers. This overlay combines the softness of foam with the effectiveness of gel in distributing weight and pressure over a larger area. The mattress consists of the PinCare Pad, a soft foam overlay of small finger-like projections; a gel-foam core; and a layer of polyurethane foam. This overlay is covered in a Staph-Chek Fusion Fab

Pincare Gel Sleep System

The PinCare Gel Sleep System is a gel flotation mattress designed for individuals with back pain and those who are at risk for pressure ulcers. This system combines the softness of foam with the effectiveness of gel in distributing weight and pressure over a larger area. The set comprises the PinCare Gel Mattress and the foundation. The mattress consists of the PinCare Pad, a soft foam overlay of small finger-like projections; a gel-foam core; and a layer of polyurethane foam. The mattress ticki

Pincare Pad

The Pincare Pad is a foam mattress surface designed for use on hospital beds to provide mild pressure reduction. Designed to be placed on top of the existing mattress, this foam overlay has small finger-like projections to provide pressure reduction.

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 Paring Board

The Plastic Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other hand and upper extremity disabilities. Made of durable, waterproof, high-density polyethylene, this board features two rust-resistant pins to secure food during and cutting and chopping. Two removable corner sides keep food from sliding off the board and hold sandwiches in position for cutting or bread in place for buttering. The square board has rounded corners and rubber suction

Play Tray.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tray to protect table top or floor while child plays. Plywood tray 12 by 24 inches with 2 inch edging around 3 sides, and strips cut from a cork tile glued on the underside. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Toys for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 158-159. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3463 PAGES (including cover): 2 1983.

Plaza Pedastal Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Models T46Rcped-3S & T46Rcped-3Sm)

The Plaza Pedestal Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessibleis a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This table has seats on three sides with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. It has a one-piece powder-coated steel frame, with table tops and seats made of plastic-coated steel. The table top has a hole for an umbrella. Model T46PED-3S is designed for in-ground mounting, and model T46PED-3SM is designed for surface mo

Plaza Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Model T46Rcpedpor3)

The Plaza Square Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible, model T46RCPEDPOR3, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This portable table has three seats, with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. It has a one-piece powder-coated steel frame with a plastic-coated steel table top and seats. The table top features an umbrella hole. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 31 x 46 x 46 inches. The seats are 18 x 38 x 10.5 inches.

Pneumatic Roller Seat

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide independent mobility and exercise away from a wheelchair for a child with muscular dystrophy. A low, backless stool with a padded seat can be adjusted to the proper height to enable the child to propel the stool with his/her feet. The caster wheels should move easily over hardwood or carpet and the seat should swivel 360 degrees. MATERIALS: Low wheeled stool. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 1, January/February 2005. WE

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

Polyester Bed Pads (Models D2001, D2002, D2003, & D2004)

The Polyester Bed Pads are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals with or at risk for pressure sores or ulcers. Made of Kodel polyester, these pads are soft and resillient and non-allergenic. The pads are machine washable and dryable. DIMENSIONS: Model D2001 is 24 x 30 inches, model D2002 is 30 x 40 inches, model D2003 is 30 x 60 inches, and model D2004 is 36 x 72 inches.

Pop Top Can Opener For Zip Top Cans.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to pry the top off of flip top cans for persons with little finger strength or dexterity. Illustrates construction of a ring top opener using a U bolt with one leg cut off and the other bent, with the end flattened, to which a small metal pin is welded about 1/2 inch from the end. This is fastened to a file handle; a notch is put in the bolt to steady it on the rim of the can. The tip of the bolt is slipped under the ring and a downward motion l

Portable Achievement Carrel (Model 903A)

The Portable Achievement Carrel, model 903A, is a desktop study carrel designed for use by children with communication, learning, or behavior disabilities. This portable carrel creates a semi-private tabletop space to help students concentrate on their work by controlling their surroundings, including the visual environment, light, and sound. The carrel has a back panel and two side panels with optional windows, an angled work surface with an 18-degree slope, a reading easel with a dry erase sur

Portable Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a chair with a seat high enough for a user with mobility disabilities and upper extremity weakness to rise from that the user could transport to doctor appointment and other outings. A folding aluminum director's chair was purchased and aluminum tubing in the same dimensions as that of the chair frame was used to create extensions for the chair's legs. Internasl sleeves were inserted in the tubing and epoxy glue and pins were used to ensure strength. Alumin

Portable Changing Table For Older Children

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To provide a changing table for children ages 5 to 9 with incontinence who are too big for a regular changing table. The table base is a rectangular piece of medium-density fiberboard, 145 centimeters (cm) X 75 cm. Four pieces 19 millimeter (mm) plywood, 12 cm high, are attached to the edges of the table base to form a box into which a vinyl covered 70 mm foam mattress is placed. Collapsible legs, 85 cm high, are attached to the bottom of the table base. 10 cm leg exten

Portable Easy Up

The Portable Easy Up, models 1220 and 1221, is a foam seat lift cushion designed to assist individuals to stand up from a seated position. The cushion adds 3 to 4 inches to the height of any chair seat, and acts to position the hips and knees at 90 degrees to make it easier to rise. The cushion comes with a carry strap and a machine washable fabric cover with zipper closure. DIMENSIONS: 15 x 15 x 3 inches (model 1220, $29.95) or 15 x 15 x 4 inches (model 1221, $36). WEIGHT: Under 1 pound. COLOR:

Portable Folding Bed Board (Model 6009)

The Portable Folding Bed Board, model 6009, is designed to make mattresses firmer. The board folds into four 15-inch sections for easy handling. The unit is made of 7-ply Aircel Board with linen finish. DIMENSIONS: 5 feet long x 30 inches wide x 1/2 inch thick. SIZE: Twin.

Positioner Foam Blocks: Basal Block (Model 9-101)

The Basal Block, no. 9-101, is a wedge pillow and head positioner made of foam from the Alimed Positioner Foam Blocks series. The cushion is designed to support the back and shoulders with a contoured cutout for the head and neck in extensor thrust position. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 12 inches, tapers from 7 inches at 27 degrees.

Positioner Foam Blocks: Neck / Head Rest (Model 9-021)

The Neck/Head Rest, no. 9-021, of the Alimed Positioner Foam Block series, is a foam wedge pillow designed to support the back and shoulders with a U-shaped neck support. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 10 x 6.5 inches.

Positioner Foam Blocks: Torso Block (Model 9-100)

The Torso Block, no. 9-100, is part of the Alimed Positioner Foam Blocks series. This foam wedge cushion is designed to support the back at a 27 degree angle. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 16 inches with a 7-inch high rounded top.

Positioning Roll

The Positioning Roll is a roll cushion designed to relieve pressure on the head and neck when placed under the neck. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 17 x 5 inches or 12 x 5 inches.

Positioning Wedges (Models 554010 & 554020)

The Positioning Wedges are body positioners designed to promote proper hip and spine alignment for people with back and lower extremity disabilities. These foam wedges also reduce sacral pressure to prevent or aid in healing pressure sores. Model 554010 comes with a cloth cover and model 554020 comes without a cover. DIMENSIONS: The wedges are 8 x 8 x 17 inches.

Posture-Flow Adjustable Sleep Systems

Both Posture Flow I and II models have fully upholstered innerspring mattresses and box springs, and come with electric hand control for adjustment of head and foot sections. Head section moves up to 60 degrees. Each bed has two electric gear motors, which are UL listed and CSA certified. Fully riveted frame of 2 inch by 1 3/8 inch rail steel, with steel hinges and bushings at all pivot points. Bed platforms up to Queen size are of 5/8 inch particle board, Queen is of plywood.Legs are 1/8 inch s

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.

Pouring Aids

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Friedrich's ataxia to dispense food and beveragesthat come in difficult-to-use containers. Put foods such as flour, rice, and sugar into airtight juice containers with handles. Put milk and juice in sports-cap bottles. MATERIALS: Airtight juice bottles with handles and sports bottles. 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

Pouring Cup On Stand (Model 20)

The Pouring Cup on Stand, model 20, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This stand-mounted pouring cup allows the user to pour liquids or flour into a container by activating a switch. A second switch returns the cup to an upright position. Cups are marked for measuring, and removable for cleaning. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. OPTION: Replacement cup set with of 2 modified and 2 bottom cups (20X). DIMENSIONS (HxLx

Pouring Stand For Soda Bottles

Wooden tipping stand accommodates one liter soda bottle. Bottle is slid into box, where it is held in place by friction. Bottle can be tipped with a light touch. .

Powered Kitchen Stool

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with short stature and paralysis of the legs to access counters and the stovetop for cooking. Because the user lacked mobility, she had used a standard kitchen stool fitted with casters, but that proved unsafe. A custom stool was created with a frame of welded rectangular hollow steel. The stool was equipped with an electrolinear actuator that raises and lowers the seat. The actuator is an electric motor with a worm reducer that drives a vertic

Powered Oven Lifter

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with only partial use of the left hand and balance disabilities to transport food from the stove or oven to the counter or the table. The foundation of the lift was an existing overbed table that was rebuilt for kitchen use. The table section was relocated to allow for continuous elevations from 19 to 37 inches from the floor. The original top was removed and a new top fitted to the original brackets, after they were cut and rewelded at a

Precast Concrete Round Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Model Rotsh)

The Precast Concrete Round Table - Wheelchair Accessible, model ROTSH, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This round table has three seats with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. It is made of steel-reinforced concrete with a smooth base and a polished table top and seats. OPTIONS: Umbrella hole. DIMENSIONS: The table is 30 inches high with an outside diameter of 56 inches. The table top diameter is 38 inches. Th

Prem Aclave Pillow Protector

The Prem Aclave Pillow Protector is a pillow protector designed to protect pillows from damage. The protector is made of heavy duty vinyl, and it is waterproof, flame retardant, washable, and non-allergenic. The protector is available in zippered or Slip-n-Tuck styles.

Prem-Aclave Draw Sheet

Prem-Aclave Draw sheets are waterproof sheets designed for mattress protection. The sheets are constructed of heavy duty vinyl, have bound ends or muslin ends, and are non-allergenic, flame retardant, and washable. The sheets are available in contour or zippered styles. DIMENSIONS: The sheets are available in three sizes: 36 x 66 inches, 36 x 72 inches, and 48 x 72 inches.

Prem-Aclave Mattress Protector

The Prem-Aclave Mattress protector is a mattress protector designed to protect mattresses from damage. The protectors are constructed of heavy duty vinyl with elastic corners, and are available in crib, bunk, single, hospital, 3/4, double, queen, and king sizes. All sizes are available in contour and zippered styles, and are flame retardant, washable, waterproof, and non-allergenic.

Premium Guard 3-Inch Gel / Foam Overlay (Model 14893)

The Premium Guard 3-inch Gel/Foam Overlay, model 14893, is a gel and foam mattress overlay designed for use by individuals at risk for developing decubitis ulcers/pressure sores. This overlay has four gel bladders, a high-density foam shell and support base, a convoluted high- density polyurethane foam topper, and a urethane-coated nylon cover, designated head and foot sections, and elastic corner straps to secure the overlay to the mattress. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 72 x 34 inches. WARRANTY: One

Premium Guard Deluxe Static Air Mattress Overlay (Model 14425)

The Premium Guard Deluxe Static Air Mattress Overlay, model 14425, is an air flotation mattress surface designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/decubitis ulcers. Four heavy-duty, elastic bed straps prevent the overlay from moving. OPTIONS: Manual pump (model 14426) or electric pump (model 14427). DIMENSIONS: 3 x 72 x 35 inches. WEIGHT: 6 pounds.

Premium Guard Water Mattress (Model 14400)

The Premium Guard Water Mattress, model 14400, is a water flotation mattress designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/decubitis ulcers. Three water baffles enhance movement and support to reduce pressure and conform to varying body weights. OPTIONS: Fill hose (model 14401). DIMENSIONS: 3 x 72 x 34 inches. WEIGHT: 45 pounds.

Pressureguard Apm

The PressureGuard APM is a foam and air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers. The system includes the mattress, air lines, and one air pump. Every five minutes, the system reverses inflation within each of the four fabric-reinforced longitudinal air cylinders. The integrated bolsters, Geo-Matt Topper and cylinders enhance comfort and protection. POWER: Standard electrical current. OPTIONS: Fitted coverlet and transport bags. DIMENSIONS: 35 x 84 x 7 inches or 35

Pressureguard Cft

The PressureGuard CFT is a foam and air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers. This mattress' patented constant force technology (CFT) automatically adjusts the mattress' interconnected network of air cylinders and elasticized reservoirs to the appropriate therapeutic level for the user, regardless of weight or position on the mattress. OPTIONS: Air System Renewal Kit. DIMENSIONS: 35 x 84 x 7 inches, 35 x 80 x 7 inches, 35 x 75 x 7 inches, or 32 x 80 x 7 inches

Pressureguard Renew

The PressureGuard RENEW is a foam and air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers. This mattress features pressure-distributing cylinders and the Geo-Matt (see also separate entries) toppers and combines the benefits of air displacement with surface stability. Occasional air system renewal through quick-connect hoses enables the mattress to retain support throughout the life of the mattress. OPTIONS: Air System Renewal Kit. DIMENSIONS: 35 x 84 x 7 inches, 35 x 80

Pressureguard Turn Select

The PressureGuard Turn Select is a foam and air flotation mattress designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers. This system slowly and gently turns the user at angles up to 30 degrees at programmable intervals from one minute to two hours. This matress features a microprocessor controlled motion system integrated directly into the mattress. A hand-held pendant control enables programming of the system's operating modes and the system can accept a standard turning program or a fully cust

Primary Bolster Chair

Chair with a flat padded bolster bench. Foot railings to maintain foot placement. with or without straps. Adjustable pelvic straps and tray. Back slots accept the TherAdapt Winged Back Insert and Thoracic Pads. 2 inch swivel casters. Bolster is 8 1/2 inches wide, 22 inches long and adjusts 9 to 15 inches in height. Tray is 28 inches wide, 28 inches deep and adjusts 5 1/2 to 8 1/2 inches cutout depth. Base is 29 by 20 1/2 inches.

Priva Soff-Quilt Bed Pads (Models P13605, P13205, P12605, P12606 & P11605)

The Priva Soff-Quilt Bed Pads are underpads designed to protect twin bed or hospital bed mattresses, linens, and other surfaces from wetness. These pads feature a moisture-proof outer layer, an absorbent inner soaker layer or layers, and a soft cotton-knit top layer. Models P13205 and P13605 are super premium models with four layers and an all-around binding; model P13205 also has tuck in flaps to keep the pad in place for restless sleepers. Models P12605 and P12606 are premium models with four

Pro Peak Pad.

Mattress of polyurethane foam, convoluted configuration. Sizes include 36 inches by 76 inches by 4 inches; 36 by 74 by 3; 30 by 74 by 2; 36 by 24 by 3; 30 by 40. Protective sleeves of polyethylene are available.

Professional Flotation Bed Pad (Models 6100, 6200, 6300, 6301, 6302, & 6303)

The Professional Flotation Bed Pad series are polymer mattress surfaces. These products are made of AKTON, a viscoelastic polymer, covered with a soft elastic film. The material is rubber- like which acts like a fluid but does not flow. It is washable and repairable. Available with a washable knit cover with a zipper closure (model 6200). DIMENSIONS: 17 x 27 x 7/8 inches to 35 x 80 inches. All products are available in custom sizes and shapes. WEIGHT: Approximately 38 pounds.

Professional Power Recliner

The Professional Power Recliner is a vibrotactile amplification system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, neurological, physical, or emotional disabilities. Used for positioning, calming, or stimulating, this chair features traditional tufted pillow recliner styling and a motorized recline mechanism. Stereo speakers are located at either side of the user's head. The built-in patented vibroacoustic speaker system provides tactile stimulation, enabling users to feel music as well as h

Proform Maximum

The ProForm Maximum is a hospital mattress designed for use by individuals who use hospital beds in the home. This mattress is constructed of layers of foam: The bottom layer is high-density foam for support; the center layer is high-density, precision die-cut foam designed to help prevent pressure ulcers; the top layer is soft, high-resiliency foam that conforms to the user's body; and the foot area is of super soft foam to protect the heels from pressure. Each layer is treated to be anti-micr

Prone Standing Frame Candidate For Batch Producers, Do-It-Yourselfers.

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY PURPOSE: Stander to hold a child in an upright position and provide a play tray; or can be reconfigured to make a chair with a tray. Stander or seat for a very young child. Made of wood with an adjustable foot board and removable tray for toys or activities. A wide foam pad goes around the child's front and sides, and there is a wide strap to keep the child upright. The device can also be used as a chair by putting the footboard at seat height and moving the tray to the ot

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.

Pulsating Massage Pillow

The Pulsating Massage Pillow is a vibrating pillow designed for alerting individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The pillow itself is contorued to offer comfort and provide a good nights sleep. It attaches to various alerting devices, so that when an alarm is activated, the pillow begins to vibrate. POWER: Standard 110 V plug.

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 / Pull Oven Rack Stick (Model16K042)

The Push Pull Oven Rack Stick, model 16K042, is an oven aid designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities or who use wheelchairs. This device can be used as a reacher or to take racks in an out of ovens. DIMENSIONS: 13 inches long.

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

Quart Carton Holder

The Quart Carton Holder is designed to make pouring easier for use by individuals with grasping difficulties. Put carton in holder and instantly have handle to facilitate pouring.

Queen's Pride 600 Convertible Bed (Model Qp3948)

The Queen's Pride 600 Convertible Bed, model QP3948, is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This all-electric bed has a steel pan deck, six-button hand controls, and a high density foam mattress with a nylon cover. POWER: Uses 115 volts. OPTIONS: Heavy-duty side rails (model RA01920); bed-mounted trapeze (model TRQP3948); digital scale (SC600); and emergency battery back-up (model EBU600). DIMENSIONS: 38 x 80 inches, converts t

Queen’S Pride 800Tc

Queen's Pride 800TC is a heavy-duty motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The bed has a foam mattress with Ventrex ticking and an eight-button control. It can be set to the Trendelenberg, reverse Trendelenberg, or cardio Chair position, or to a personalized position using independent head and knee catch. The foot section plateaus to reduce edema of the lower extremities. POWER: Uses 115 volts. OPTIONS: Digital scale (model SCTC800)

Queen’S Pride Bed (Model 600Lm)

The Queen's Pride Bed, model 600LM, is a heavy-duty motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This all-electric bed has a steel pan deck, a five-button control for all functions, and a high density foam mattress with a nylon cover. POWER: Uses 115 volts. OPTIONS: Heavy-duty side rails (model RA01920); bed- mounted trapeze (model TRQP38/TRQP48); digital scale (model SC600); and emergency battery back-up (model EBU600). DIMENSIONS (LxW):

Quick Change 3-In-1 Bed System (Models Bg00, Bg22, Bg33, & Bg672)

Hospital bed system. Consists of basic split spring, standard hi/low bed ends, motor, motor control unit and crank all purchased separately. Bed converts from manual hi/low to semi electric, to all electric. No tools needed. Can be done with patient in bed. Basic spring steel channel frame. 84 zinc coated helical springs. Bed ends 4 post construction with oak laminate panels. 3 inch ball bearing casters. 9 inch height adjustment: 13 1/2 inch low spring height, 22 1/2 inch high spring height. Hea

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.

Quik-Sorb Deluxe Reusable Underpad With Tucks (Model C2008)

The Quik-Sorb Deluxe Reusable Underpad with Tucks, model C2008, is a bed underpad and incontinence pad designed for use by individuals with incontinence. This pad has a Birdseye 100 percent cotton quilted top sheet with a waterproof Vintex back, a heavyweight eight-ounce liquidfill absorbent center, and two flaps to secure the pad under the mattress. They are washable and dryable. DIMENSIONS: The pad is 36 x 36 inches. Each of the flaps is 18 x 36 inches.

Quik-Sorb Economy Reusable Underpad (Model C2007)

The Quik-Sorb Economy Reusable Underpad, model C2007, is a bed underpad and incontinence pad designed for use by individuals with incontinence. This pad has a percale top sheet for softness and air circulation with a waterproof vinyl back, and a liquidfill absorbent center. They are washable and dryable. DIMENSIONS: The pad is 34 x 36 inches.

Quik-Sorb Reusable Plaid Underpads (Models C2010, C2011, & C2012)

The Quik-Sorb Plaid Reusable Underpads are bed underpads and incontinence pads designed for use by individuals with incontinence. These pads have Ibex quilted top sheets with waterproof Vintex backs and heavyweight liquidfill absorbent centers. They are washable and dryable up to 300 times. SIZES: Model C2010 is a chair pad, model 2011 is a bed/sofa pad, and model C2012 is a bed pad. DIMENSIONS: Model C2010 is 18 x 24 inches. Model C2011 is 24 x 36 inches. Model C2012 is 34 x 36 inches. COLOR:

Quik-Sorb Reusable Underpads (Models C2000, C2001, C2002, & C2006)

The Quik-Sorb Reusable Underpads are bed underpads and incontinence pads designed for use by individuals with incontinence. These pads have Birdseye 100 percent cotton quilted top sheets with waterproof Vintex backs and heavyweight eight-ounce liquidfill absorbent centers. They are washable and dryable up to 300 times. Model C2000 is a chair pad; the other models are bed/sofa pads. DIMENSIONS: Model C2000 is 17 x 24 inches. Model C2001 is 24 x 35 inches. Model C2002 is 34 x 35 inches. Model C200

Quik-Sorb Reusable Underpads (Models C2003 & C2004)

The Quik-Sorb Reusable Underpads are bed underpads and incontinence pads designed for use by individuals with incontinence. These pads have brushed polyester quilted top sheets with waterproof Vintex backs and heavyweight eight-ounce liquidfill absorbent centers. They are washable and dryable up to 300 times. DIMENSIONS: Model C2003 is 24 x 35 inches. Model C2004 is 34 x 35 inches.

Quik-Sorb Waterproof Draw Sheet (Model C6500)

The Quik-Sorb Waterproof Draw Sheet, model C6500, is a bed underpad designed for us by individuals with incontinence. This sheet provides complete bed coverage and has a vinyl center and cloth securing flaps at each end. This sheet is machine washable and dryable. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The sheet is 106 x 36 inches, the vinyl center is 76 x 36 inches, and each securing flap is 15 x 36 inches.

Quikkut

The Quikkut Rocker Knife is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who have limited wrist movement. This knife has a large handle in the middle so that it can be centrally controlled with only minimal pressure. It also features a sturdy, curved stainless steel blade to ensure that maximum cutting pressure is brought to bear on the food. The kinfe can be used with the right or left hand. A wooden storage block is also included. DIMENSIONS (HxW): The knife is 3.55 x

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

Raised Desk

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals with spinal cord injuries or back pain to use a standard desk from a wheelchair, kneeling chair, or while standing. This desk is created by replacing the standard legs on a conventional desk with extra-long table-style legs. Each leg replacememt is kept rigid by two half-inch flat steel braces made of 0.5 x 1/8 inch steel bar. The top end of the steel is fastened to the desk with wood screws and the bottom ends are fastened to the legs with hose cl

Raised Dot Scales (Models 1590 & 1591)

Tactile kitchen scale. Accurate up to 2 pounds. Has zero adjustment. Knowledge of braille not necessary to read raised dots. Tactile 2 pound scale (1590), or Tactile 1 kilo scale (1591). Can be used for weighing postage as well as food.

Raised Height Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Blocks to raise the height of a table so a wheelchair can pull up to it. Describes table raisers made of wooden blocks the desired height, and pieces of 1 inch thick wood with holes the size of the table legs drilled in them, glued together. A nonslip pad can be glued on the bottom. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 17 NARIC CALL NUMBER:

Raisers For Beds, Tables And Some Chairs.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Leg extenders to raise height of beds, tables or chairs. Describes two types of raisers. One is made with plywood and battens, and is screwed to the furniture leg. The other, also plywood, is made like a box into which the leg fits; pieces of wood, which fit in the box, adjust the height. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 46-47. Also available from

Raising Chair

The Raising Chair is a seat lift mechanism designed to assist individuals to stand from a seat position. The raising platform rests on the seat of a regular chair. it contains a compressor and an air "bladder" which is constructed from three tire innertubes. The compressor fills the bladder with air much like a bellows, raising the seat platform and enabling the persons to stand. The frame of the seat lift is made of wood. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Jay Drew for people who have difficult

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.

Recipe/book Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold a recipe or small booklet while cooking. A pants hanger (with clip tabs) is utilized to hold up the book, while the top hook of the hanger allows the item to fastened to a top cabinet knob. COMMENTS: The Recipe/Book Holder helps those who have grasping issues, nearsightedness, or other disabilities that prevent them from viewing a recipe comfortably. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fine motor skills (to attach book/recipe). AUTHOR: King,

Recliner Chair.

Upholstered recliner chairs; models with extended arms and seat available for easy transfer. Some models with lumbar and thoracic support.

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.

Rehabilitation Table

The Rehabilitation Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The base is equipped with a modesty panel and is constructed of 18 gauge steel. The table has a laminate top with a raised edge and a cutout for access. The tilt angle adjusts from 0 to 35 degrees. The table has four caster for mobility and two of the casters lock. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): The top is 0.75 x 30 x 40 inches. Table height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. COLOR: Grey top

Reinforced Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To prevent children with cognitive disabilities and poor impulse control from rocking or throwing the chair. The chair frame was made from tubular steel and fitted with a steel seat and back. The backrest was slightly angled and curved for comfort. The legs were welded to steel plates which were bolted to metal floor plate with Tekscrews, creating a firm, immovable base. The chair was also equipped with a lap belt. TITLE: Reinforced Chair. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF

Relieve Angled Carving Knife (Model 8050 1101)

The Relieve Angled Carving Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polyamide handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 75 grams.

Relieve Angled Knife

The Relieve Angled Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This knife is available in a regular and small size, and the regular size also is available in a folding version. Designed for everyday use, this knife has a large, built-up polycarbonate handle at a right angle to the stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 72 grams (regular size); 37 grams (small).

Relieve Cheese Slicer

The Relieve Cheese Slicer features an ergonomic handle which allows for better grip and precision of slicing. This tool aids in slicing cheeses and vegetables for for those who have grip difficulties, arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. The blade features a wavy surface to speed up use by releasing slice from blade quickly, lessening hand pressure.

Relieve Kitchen Knife (Model 8050 1001)

The Relieve Kitchen Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polypropylene handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 161 grams.

Reusable Draw-Sheet

The Reusable Draw-Sheet is a waterproof sheet designed for use by individuals who are incontinent. This sheet has a 100 percent cotton birdseye facing, an Absorba-Fil insert, and a vinyl moisture barrier. Tuck-in flaps help keep the sheet in position. DIMENSIONS: 34 x 72 inches with flaps.

Reusable Flannel / Rubber Sheets

The Reusable Flannel / Rubber Sheets are designed for use by individuals who are incontinent. Available with a choice of single- or double-sided flannel covering, these protective sheets are made of soft, absorbent cotton flannel bonded to butyl rubber. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 36 inches or 36 x 54 inches.

Reusable Underpad (Model 7052)

The Reusable Underpad, model 7052, is a bed underpad designed to protect a mattress from moisture. The machine washable pad is made of two layers of heavy-weight diaper cloth with a one layer moisture barrier. The pad is waterproof and slip-resistant. DIMENSIONS: 34 x 23 inches.

Reversable Activity/hand Therapy Table (Model 6272)

The ReversABLE Activity/Hand Therapy Table is a wheelchair- accessible manual height adjustable therapy table designed for clinic use. This table combines a hand therapy with an activity board and accommodates two users. The activity board inserts rotate 360 degrees and have a laminated surface on one side and an oak pegboard with 100 holes on the other; the inserts can be locked flat or at a 60-degree angle. A set of 200 easy-grip stackable pegs is included. DIMENSIONS: The front radius is 94 i

Revolution Basting Brush

The Revolution Basting Brush is a basting brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Inspired by an artist's brush, it features a crown shape and conical bristles that provide control and even distribution of sauces and marinades. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotation and resistance. The handle has a push/pu

Revolution Jar Scraper

The Revolution Jar Scraper is a jar scraper designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This kitchen utensil has a long, narrow blade to fit through can and jar openings, with one straight edge to scrape flat surfaces in cans, and one rounded edge for curved surfaces in jars and bottles, plus a rim swipe for around jar openings. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which en

Revolution Left-Handed Saute Spoon & Right-Handed Saute Spoon

The Revolution Left-Handed Saute Spoon and Right-Handed Saute Spoon are stirring spoons designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The spoon has a blade for lifting, stirring, and moving ingredients while sauteing. The spoon is available in left-handed and right-handed versions. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotati

Revolution Spatula

The Revolution Spatula is a spatula designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. It has a wooden handle and a silicon blade for stirring and mixing. The small size has a strong, compact blade suitable for mixing crepe or cake batter or for stir-frying and scrambling eggs. The medium spatula has the size and strength suitable for the most commonly performed kitchen tasks, such as folding medium or dense batter or for stirrin

Revolution Spatula Spoon

The Revolution Spatula Spoon is a spatula and serving spoon designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The strong spatula tip of this multi-use tool can be used for breaking up dense ingredients and making roux, while its deep bowl can be used for stirring and serving. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotation and resi

Revolving Spice Rack

Sixteen jar revolving spice rack. Each jar fits into side slot for use. Comes pre filled with herbs and spices.

Rfi Multi-Use Desk / Table.

Adjustable height worktable from 21 to 34 inches. 44 inches wide by 24 inches deep. Red oak frame, contoured matching laminate work surface. Designed spill rail, prosthetic device holder, side mounted book caddy. Accommodates children and adults.

Rifton Multidesk (Models E270 & E280)

The Rifton MultiDesk, models E270 and E280, is an accessible table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Available with a tilt or fixed flat top, these tables have curved cutouts for access and are height adjustable without tools. The tilt-top models have a table top that tilts upward with a double-latching mechanism in 5-degree increments, from 0 to 30 degrees. A book ledge keeps items positioned when top is tilted. OPTIONS: Three- or five-inch deep top-opening book boxes that at

Rifton Toddler Chair (Models E760, E770, & E780)

The Rifton Toddler Chairs are positioning chairs designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of solid maple, these chairs are designed to encourage normal posture while discouraging abnormal patterns. The calf rest swings and locks at the desired angle for varying degrees of knee flexion. The footrests adjust separately for vertical height position, and can pivot out of the way to facilitate transfers. All models include a hip strap. OPTIONS: Tray, suction cup

Rigid Step Stool (Model 13310-1)

This Rigid Step Stool Model 13310-1, is primarily designed for use in exam, patients, x-ray, and emergency rooms. The frame is all welded steel with rubber tips and a Brewerchrome finish. The step is covered with a rubber mat. DIMENSIONS: 9 h x 18 x 14.25 inches, Top 14.25 x 11.25 inches. WEIGHT: Shipping weight 14 pounds. WARRANTY: Three Year Limited Warranty.

Rigid Step Stool With Hand Rail (Model 13314-0)

The Rigid Step Stool with Hand Rail, Model 13314-0 is primarily used in exam, patients, x-ray, and emergency rooms. The stool and hand rail are tubular steel with rubber tips on legs and a Brewerchrome finish. The step is covered with a rubber mat. DIMENSIONS: Stool 9 h x 14.25 x 11.25 inches, Top 11.25 x 14.25 inches, Overall 34 h inches, Handrail 34 h from top to floor. WEIGHT: Shipping weight 12 pounds. WARRANTY: Three Year Limited Warranty.

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.

Rival 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Slow Cooker (Models Scvc651R-F & Scvc651-F)

The Rival 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Slow Cooker is a slow cooker designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This stainless steel cooker has a removable stoneware cooking insert and a digital timer. The timer can be set from 30 minutes to 20 hours and when cooking is complete, the unit automatically shifts to warming. The stoneware insert and the lid are dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 11 pounds. COLOR: Model SCVC651R-F is red and model SCVC651-F is stainless steel.

Rival Crock-Pot 5-Quart Smart-Pot With Countdown Programmable Timer (Model Scrc500-W)

The Rival 5-Quart Crock-Pot Smart-Pot, model SCRC500-W, is a slow cooker designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This stainless steel cooker has a removable stoneware cooking insert and a countdown digital timer. The timer can be set from 30 minutes to 20 hours and when cooking is complete, the unit automatically shifts to warming. The stoneware insert and the lid are dishwasher safe. COLOR: White.

Robohandle

The RoboHandle® is a handle extender for use by adults with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive motion injuries, disabilities of the wrist or hand, or limited range of motion. The RoboHandle® attaches to a broom or rake type handle to help absorb the torque which reduces the potential for operator injury to arm, wrist, or hand.

Rocking Chair With Concealed Rocking Mechanism

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with dementia to benefit from rocking while not risking injury if they disassemble the mechanism. The chair was constructed by attaching the upper part of a standard hospital Geri chair to a tubular steel base that moves the chair back and forth. The mechanism to move the chair was enclosed in order to prevent people from getting their feet caught in it. The seat of the chaqir is bolted to a square frame that has rods attached to the bottom. The

Roll-Control Bolsters

The Roll-Control Bolsters are body positioners designed to provide secure positioning for individuals with physical disabilities. Intended for individuals who lie on their sides, these vinyl-covered, foam-padded bolsters eliminate the need for propping with pillows and prevent arms and legs from being caught between the mattress and side rails. Attached straps secure the bolster to the bed and aid in positioning. The bolsters are latex free. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 8.5 inches.

Roller Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tubular chair with a straight back allowing a child with spastic cerebral palsy to sit with legs apart and feet flat on the ground. Chair made of plywood and hardboard. Two 8 by 8 pieces of wood rounded at the top are joined by 3 struts, two on the bottom, one on top. A piece of plywood 15 1/2 by 20 inches rounded at the top is screwed to the back. Hardboard (14 by 21 1/ 2 inches) is soaked overnight then bent over frame and tacked into place. A 1 by 1

Rolling Cart

Rolling cart. Steel cart with two shelves can be used for transporting items all at once to eliminate extra trips. Edge of shelves 3 inches deep. Cart 32 inches high. Four 5 inch casters, two stationary and two swivel. Gray enamel finish.

Rolls

The Rolls are therapy foam shapes designed for positioning and/or balance training. These cylindrical cushions are made of high-density foam with a waterproof and cleanable vinyl cover. DIMENSIONS: Nine different sizes are available, measuring 7 x 17 inches, 5 x 20 or 22 inches, 8 x 20 or 36 inches, 6 x 24 inches, 5.5 x 20 inches, and 10 or 12 x 36 inches.

Rolyan Body Positioner (Model A5781)

The Body Positioner, model A578-1, is designed for use by individuals with spinal, lower extremity, and other physical disabilities. This soft, flexible wedge can be used effectively to shift various body parts into necessary positions. If placed underneath the back, the Body Positioner supports the spine and relieves pressure on the sacrum. Placed underneath the side, the Body Positioner stablizes the trunk. It helps maintain a pelvic tilt in pelvic traction when placed underneath the thighs. A

Rolyan Cervical Roll (Model A818301)

The Rolyan Cervical roll, model A818301, is a neck pillow designed to assist with cervical spine alignment for persons with cervical pain and stress. This foam roll is wrapped with a cotton cover and helps to encourage proper neck flexion. It can be machine washed and dried. DIMENSIONS: (Length x Width) 18 x 4.25 inches.

Rolyan Synthetic Sheepskin Pad (Models 4086-01 & 4086-02)

The Rolyan Synthetic Sheepskin Pad, models 4086-01, and 4086-02, is a synthetic sheepskin bed pad designed to help prevent pressure sores. The hypo-allergenic, machine-washable pad is soft 100 per cent polyester pile. DIMENSIONS: Model 4086-01 is 24 x 30 inches and model 4086-02 is 30 x 40 inches.

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 Cervical Pillow (Model N5003, N5004, & N5005)

The Round Cervical Pillow is a cervical pillow designed to support and correctly position the neck. Designed to provide neck support while sleeping on the back, this pillow promotes proper cervical alignment. Model N5003 has a cotton cover and models N5004 and N5005 have satin covers. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 18 inches. COLOR: Models 5003 and 5004 have white covers and model N5005 has a blue cover.

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 Neck Pillow (Model 8901)

The Round Neck Pillow, model 08901 is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain or other upper extremity disabilities. The pillow aids in the treatment of neck disorders and helps maintain proper alignment of the neck while sleeping or resting. It is constructed of soft polyester fibers. OPTION: Extra cover for Round Neck Pillow is available. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 17 x 7 inches. COLOR: White

Rubbermaid Adjustable-Height C-Frame Overbed Table

The Rubbermaid Adjustable-Height C-Frame Overbed Table is designed to provide eating and work space for individuals who are in bed for extended periods or who use wheelchairs Constructed of molded composite plastic, this height-adjustable table has a C-frame base to slide under the bed or for wheelchair accessibility. The table converts for right-or left-handed use and features a large wipe-clean worksurface with a molded-in cup holder and four easy-roll casters. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts f

Runged Tabletop

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To provide children unable to stand without support with a table incorporating grips that provide support when standing or sitting. The rectangular tabletop is fitted to the base of a height-adjustable table and is made from a single piece of 12-millimeter (mm) plywood. On each lengthwise half of the tabletop, two sets of 37-centimeter (cm) long slots are cut using a router. These "rungs" are two cm wide on one half and three cm wide on the other to accommodate differen

Rutland Adjustable Trolley Walker (Model 275)

The Rutland Adjustable Trolley Walker, model 275, is rolling cart designed for use by individuals with mobility and balance disabilities. This unit has two injection-molded plastic trays with a continuous lip for spill prevention and a spill-proof protective crumb trap preventive edge. The frame is welded, plastic-coated steel with angled sides to provide the user with safe hand grips for added safety and four castors. The bottom shelf or tray is set forward for ease of walking and dining. DIMEN

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.

Safe Rocking Glider

The Safe Rocking Gloder is a rocking chair designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or balance disabilities. This chair provides a glide rocking motion and is equipped with an automatic locking feature that engages as the user is entering or exiting the chair. The chair has a wood frame and padded wooden arms and a padded seat and back with Crypton upholstery. COLOR: Mahogany-finished wood with a choice of Buckingham blue/green, foral tapestry, conch beige, merlot burgundy, lak

Safety Padding

Safety Pads are designed for use in SleepSafe beds to prevent injury. Custom made to fit the SleepSafe bed (see entries) safety rails and/or head/foot boards, these pads are made of high- density, half-inch foam. They attach with industrial-strength Velcro.

Saladshooter (Model 02910)

The SaladShooter is a fruit and vegetable slicer for people with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, arthritis and upper extremity amputation. The user places fruits or vegetables in 1.5 x 2 inches opening at the top of this handheld unit, and turns the power switch on. The user then pushes the fruits or vegetables through unit with a plunger attachment in to the rotating cutting blades. The SaladShooter includes two types of blades - slicing and shredding. All parts except the motorized

Sammons Preston Bath Sponge

The Sammons Preston Bath Sponge is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. This sponge comes in a choice of a contoured oval sponge or a round sponge (sold separately). both styles have a plastic handle that can be bent to accommodate user needs using a heat gun. DIMENSIONS: 26 inches long.

Sammons Preston Bath Sponge (Model A27228 & A7229)

The Bath Sponge, model A27228 & A27229 is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. Available with a round (model A7228) or contoured (model A27229) sponge head, these sponges are made of recycled plastic and the easy-grip handle can be bent or angled using a heat gun. The sponge heads release water to reduce weight. DIMENSIONS: 26 inches long.

Sammons Preston Bed Pull-Up (Model 5130)

The Sammons Preston Bed Pull-Up is a rope ladder designed to enable people with physical disabilities to pull themselves to a sitting position in bed. The device is composed of an 85-inch webbing with four 12-inch arm loops. A long strap attaches to the bed frame. CAPACITY: 200 pounds.

Sammons Preston Versa Form Positioning Pillows (Models 2820, 2822, 2821 & 2823)

Sammons Preston Versa Form Positioning Pillows, models 2820, 2821, 2822, and 2823, are body positioner pillows designed to provide support and proper positioning for children and adults with physical disabilities. These pillows are filled with styrene beads which conform to the shape of the user. When air is extracted using a vacuum pump, Versa Form molds to the body shape, creating firm support. When a valve is released, allowing air into the pillow Versa form regains its flexibility and is rea

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

Satin Neck Roll Pillow (Model 301)

The Satin Neck Roll Pillow, model 301, is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain or arthritis. Made of Ripple Ease Foam with a firm foam center, this pillow has a removable, washable satin case. COLOR: Blue, pink, or ecru.

Satin Therapeutic Pillow (Model 500)

The Satin Therapeutic Pillow, model 500, is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain or arthritis. This convoluted foam pillow has a neck cut out and a hand- washable satin cover. COLOR: Blue, ecru, or pink.

Saturn Square Ada Picnic Table (Model T46Ebperf3P)

The Saturn Square ADA Picnic Table, model T46EBPERF3P, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The table has benches on three sides with space for a wheelchair on the fourth side. The table has a high-gloss surface with smooth rolled edges and an umbrella hole in the center. It is made from 11-gauge punched steel with a plastic-coated top and seats. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 18 x 46 x 46 inches. The seats are 38 inches long by 12 i

Scooba Floor Washing Robot

The Scooba Floor Washing Robot is a programmable floor washer designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This unit uses prepares, cleans, and dries sealed hardwood, tile and linoleum flooring. The device prepares the floor by picking up loose sand, crumbs and dirt, washes using clean Clorox Scooba cleaning solution, scrubs to remove dirt and grime, and dries by picking up the dirty solution. A single tank cleans up to 200 square feet, covering each area an ave

Scooter Stool

Aluminum stool mounted on ball-bearing casters. Tan padded seat. 18 inches high. Useful for helping teachers work at child's level.

Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press With Hold Release (Model Vs107)

The Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press with Hold Release, model VS107, is a plastic bag sealer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This vacuum food sealer comes equipped with one-touch vacuum and seal buttons with indicator lights, a removable dishwasher-safe drip tray, and Microban antimicrobial product protection. In addition, its accessory port allows for sealing with canisters, bottle stoppers, minute marinating canisters, and more. Other features inclu

Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press With Hold Release (Model Vs230)

The Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press with Hold Release, model VS230, is a plastic bag sealer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This vacuum food sealer comes equipped with one-touch vacuum and seal buttons with indicator lights, a removable dishwasher-safe drip tray, integrated bag roll holder and cutter, and Microban antimicrobial product protection. In addition, its accessory port allows for sealing with canisters, bottle stoppers, minute marinating ca

Seasonart

Battery operated seasoning dispenser. Operated by small, square push button to select a spice. The selection falls into a dispenser in increments of 1/3, 1/4, 1/2 teaspoon or 1 tablespoon. Will hold up to 16 different spices. Batteries not included. Dimensions: 12 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep by 3 3/4 inches high., Weighs: 6 pounds, 7 ounces.

Seating For Production Worker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with neurological or balance disabilities to work at multiple production workbenches. For individuals with balance and neurological disabilities, standing or sitting on high stools to perform production work is often not an option. To create this adaptation, a shop-quality operator's chair on a star-shaped pedestal base was selected to be secured to a custom platform. The wooden platform was constructed to raise the chair to the appropriate heig

See-Easy Large Print Cookbook

The See-Easy Large Print Cookbook, by Elinor O' Grady, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 258-page cookbook has 200 recipes in 24-point type. The book is a paperback with spiral binding that allows the pages to lie flat. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9 inches.

Semi Electric Bed (Model 5310)

The Semi Electric Bed is a motorized bed designed to offer the user four adjusting positions for the head and knees. The bed is permanently attached but can be folded away. A hi/low crank adjusts the bed's height. POWER: Motors - 85 rpm. DIMENSIONS: 88 x 36 inches (l x w); Height - 15(7/8) to 24(5/8) inches.

Semi-Electric Extra Long Hospital Bed

The Semi-Electric Extra Long Hospital Bed is a motorized adjustable bed designed for use by individuals who need to elevate the head of the bed. This bed features a 312-coil innerspring mattress, an epoxy-coated steel frame, a headboard and a footboard, and four ball-bearing casters (two locking). The head of the bed adjusts from flat to a sitting position and the knee area flexes for comfort using the remote control. The bed height is adjustable using the hand crank at the foot of the bed.. CON

Sench Side Threading Needle

SENCH Side Threading Needles are made for individuals who have low vision or are visually-impaired. With its larger hole it helps persons use a sewing needle.

Sentino Cooktop

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a cooktop for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Sentino Cook Top is designed to make cooking simpler and safer for individuals with visual disabilities. It features three cooking surfaces with indentations around each surface so that the user can locate them without risking being burned. The Sentino Cook Top's has tactile controls in front of each cooking surface that provide tactile and audio feedback when activated. The

Sento Cookware

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of tactile cookware for individuals who are blind or have low vision to use in meal preparation. For people who are blind or have low vision, meal preparation and cooking can be daunting and dangerous. Sento cookware provides a variety of utensils with unique tactile qualities for easy identification. This flame-resistant, easy to measure, friendly looking cookware is great for the beginner-cook as well. TITLE: Tactile Cookware for the Blin

Serenity Bariatric Dialysis Recliner (Model Mds654)

The Serenity Bariatric Dialysis Recliner, model MDS654, is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals undergoing dialysis treatment. This heavy-duty recliner has an extra-wide seat. During dialysis, the attendant can place the seat into a deep recline or trendelenburg position if necessary. The chair also has wide cushioned armrests and an oversized footrest that gives foot support to taller individuals. It has a welded, powder-coated steel frame, an elastic seat base, adjustable elastic b

Serenity Bariatric Recliner (Model Mds529)

The Serenity Bariatric Recliner, model MDS529, is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This heavy-duty recliner features a wide seat, wide armrests with extra cushioning, and an oversized footrest that gives foot support to taller individuals. The chair has a welded, powder-coated steel frame, an elastic seat base, adjustable elastic back straps, and lumbar support. The chair comes with two side tables, which can be folded down or locked in an upright posi

Sewing Machine Modifications

The Sewing Machine Modifications are designed to make a sewing machine table wheelchair accessible. The modifications include a commercial sewing machine table that has been raised 10 inches to accommodate a wheelchair and an inverted foot pedal. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Paul Cermak for a wheelchair user to enable the person to wheel right up under the table, and the foot control pedal was inverted to allow the individual a better reach from the wheelchair.

Sharp Insight Pro Microwave Drawer Oven (Models Kb-6524 & Kb-6525)

The Sharp Insight Pro Microwave Drawer Oven is an undercounter microwave oven designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or with limited arm strength. This 1,000-watt oven has a large cooking cavity that is tall enough to hold a 20-ounce takeout cup of coffee and wide enough to fit a 9 x 13 inch oblong dish. The drawer slides are low to enable the user to reach into the cooking area and clean the top and back walls. The door has a motorized mechanism for opening and closing, which can b

Sheepette Synthetic Sheepskin Bed Pads (Models D5001, D5002, D5003, & D5004)

The Sheepette Synthetic Sheepskin Bed Pads are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals with or at risk for pressure sores or ulcers. Maded of dense, heavyweight synthetic sheepskin, these pads distribute pressure evenly, allows air circulation, and help prevent skin shear. The pads are machine washable and dryable. Model D5004 has elastric securing straps on all four corners. DIMENSIONS: Model D5001 is 24 x 30 inches, model D5002 is 30 x 40 inches, model D5003 is 30 x 60 inches, and model

Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest And Seat Pads (Models D3004 & D3005)

The Sheepette Wheelchair Armrest Pad, model D3004, and Seat Pads, model D3005, are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores or ulcers. Made of synthetic sheepskin, the seat pad is a one-piece pad that covers wheelchair back and seat to provide pressure relief. Also made of synthetic sheepskin, the armrest pads cover the armrests of the wheelchair to reduce pressure on the arms and elbows.

Sheepskin Neck Pillow

The Sheepskin Neck Pillow is a cervical pillow designed to support the neck, and head. This U-shaped pillow fits around the neck and can be used while sitting up or lying down. The washable, removable synthetic cover permits air circulation for comfort. OPTIONS: Replacement covers.

Sheet Frame

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold heavy sheets and blankets off of a person's legs to prevent the person from getting tangled in them. The dimensions of the frame depend on the length and height of the bed, so no measurements are provided. The frame's base is constructed from 1.25-inch PVC pipe. Two "L"-shaped sections of pipe of equal size are placed on the floor with the longer sections parallel and the shorter sections pointing toward one another. Connect a 90 degree elbow fitting to

Sheffield Ada Picnic Table

The Sheffield ADA Picnic Table table is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This rectangular table has two benches and space at one end to accommodate a wheelchair. The frame is made from an average of 66% recycled steel. The table top and seats are made from heavy gauge expanded metal with 30% recycled plastic content. OPTIONS: Surface mount table clamps (2 per table) to deter theft. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Table is 31 x 96 x 3

Shopping Cart With Seat

The Shopping Cart with Seat is a folding wheeled shopping bag designed for use by seniors and individuals with balance, walking, or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This unit has a lightweight, tubular aluminum frame and a waterproof, detachable bag with a flap cover. The unit is also equipped with a fold-up polyester seat. CAPACITY: The seat supports to 300 pounds.

Side Rail (Model 5000)

Model 5000 is a universal, adjustable side rail designed to fit most hospital beds 34 to 37 inches wide. The rails are chrome plated steel, cross brace mounted with spring clamps, and spring loaded pin locks. DIMENSIONS: The rails can be adjusted in length from 47 inches to full bed length.

Side Rail (Model 6081)

Telescoping side rails for hospital bed, length 48 to 84 inches. Cross braces attach to any bed 34 to 36 1/2 inches wide. Chrome plated steel.

Side Rail (Model 6083)

Half length side rail, 31 1/2 inches long. Attaches to any gatch type hospital bed with open spring.

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.

Simply Cooking

Simply Cooking is a cookbook designed simple cooking instructions for individuals who may have limited or no reading skills. The easy-to-use cooking guide with 45 recipes is divided into steps that are simply described and fully illustrated. The recipes are arranged from simple to more complex dishes, and a suggested menu list outlines the preparation and cooking times of each item. Preparation symbols and utensil lists are included and each recipe begins with an illustrated ingredients list. Th

Single Adjustable Table (Model 7Whcs) & Double Adjustable Table (Model 7Whcd)

The Single Adjustable Table, model 7WHCS, is an accessible table designed for use by people who use wheelchairs. This height-adjustable table has an open base, a torso cut-out to enable the user to position himself/herself close to the work area, and a raised rim on three sides to prevent items from tolling off. The Double Adjustable Table, model 7WHCD, is also height adjustable and features dual torso cut-outs to enable two wheelchair users to face each other while using the table. Raised rims

Single Built In Wall Oven.

Single built in wall oven. Control knobs mounted above oven door. Porcelain door with window opens down. Self cleaning oven, digital clock. Models to fit 24 or 27 inch opening.

Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station

The Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station is a height-adjustable work table designed to accomodate both manual and powered wheelchair users. The height is adjusted using a hand crank which retracts out of the way when not in use. A comfort recess enables the user to get close to the table to maximize usable surface area. Casters provide mobility. OPTIONS: Articulating keyboard arm. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The work surface is 48 x 30 inches. The height is adjustable from 24 to 34 inches. COLO

Six Piece Modular Positioning Set

The Six Piece Modular Positioning Set consists of foam positioning blocks designed to create individualized occupational and physical therapy treatment programs for persons with varying disabilities. The design accommodates numerous positions within the developmental sequence. The pieces are vinyl-covered, and therefore waterproof and cleanable with soap and water. The set consists of interchangeable rectangles, squares, and triangles (wedges). All sets come with four straps included. SIZES: Thr

Slatted Bed Board

The Slatted Bed Board is designed for use by individuals with back injuries and spinal cord disabilities. This slatted board slides between the mattress and the box springs to provide additional support. Made of hardwood slats connected by durable nylon strapping, this board provides both flexibility and support and folds for storage. DIMENSIONS: 30 x 60 inches.

Sleek Seat.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Positioning seat to hold a child's legs in a flexed position, bring the shoulders into protraction and allow the hands to come together midline. Chair made from a large cardboard or PVC tube cut into the shape of a chair with edges padded with foam tubing, and a hole cut out of the area behind the head. The seat is a velcro-attached cotton sling, adjustable in depth, suspended in the tube. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. Sewing. Assembly.

Sleep-Improving Pillow Wedge

The Sleep-Improving Pillow Wedge is a positioning Wedge designed for use by individuals with respiratory or circulatory disabilities or acid reflux. The pillow is sized for use by one person and is crafted from two layers of medical-grade urethane foam, with a quilted cotton/polyester cover that zips off for washing. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 5 x 26 x 32 inches. WEIGHT: 4 pounds.

Sleepsafe, The

The SleepSafe is a bed designed for children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The head and footboards extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The full- length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The safety rails swing down and are removable. The bed includes the foundation (bunkie board or box spring); premium pressure-redu

Sleepsafeii Plus, The

The SleepSafeII Plus is a bed designed for children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The headboard and footboard extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The Plus model provides remote-controlled articulation (raising and lowering of head and foot). The full-length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The full-length rails s

Sleepsafeii, The

The SleepSafeII is a bed designed for children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The head/foot boards extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The full-length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The safety rails swing down and are removable. The bed includes the foundation (bunkie board or boxspring); premium pressure-reducing

Sleepsafeplus, The

The SleepSafePlus is a bed designed for children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The head/foot boards extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The full-length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The safety rails swing down and are removable. This bed provides remote-controlled articulation (raising and lowering of head and f

Sleepsafer Plus, The

The SleepSafePlus is a bed designed for children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The head/foot boards extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The full-length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The safety rails swing down and are removable. This bed provides remote-controlled articulation (raising and lowering of head and f

Sleepsafer, The

The SleepSafer is a bed designed for active children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities. The head and footboards extend below the mattress, eliminating the gaps between the head/foot board or side rails and mattress, thus reducing the chance of entrapment. The full-length side locking safety rails are made of wood and have clear windows for ease in viewing. The safety rails swing down and are removable. The bed includes a foundation (bunkie board or boxspring); premium pressure-

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

Sliceperfect Kitchen Slicing System (Model 1101)

The SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, model 1101, is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. With the SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, the user can safely slice bread, bagels, vegetables, or meat in consistent thicknesses. The system includes a hardwood cutting board, a plastic cutting board insert or cutting guide, and a knife. DIMENSIONS: Foods can be sliced to thicknesses of 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, or 0.75 inches.

Slicing Frame (Model H75327)

The Slicing Frame, model H75327, is a cutting guide designed to assist in cutting food items straight, or with the use of only one hand. The frame is made of plastic and adjusts for six slice thicknesses from 1/16 to 1 inch. DIMENSIONS: 13.75 x 5 3/8 x 5.75 inches.

Slicing Guide

The Slicing Guide is a food cutting guide designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Slicing Guide clamps around the item to be sliced, and its six slots are then used to guide even slices. Made of metal, this device can be used to slice meat, bread, and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 4 x 6 inches. Slices are 0.5-inch thick.

Slicing Knife (Model H75326)

The Slicing Knife, model H75326, is a serrated kitchen knife with a vertical grip handle. The knife has a 9-inch steel blade that tapers to a point, and a plastic handle.

Slide In Range, Compact 21 Inch Range.

Electric ranges with control knobs mounted on front of range. Easy clean recessed cooktop, tilt lock calrod surface heating units, infinite heat control knobs, oven light, slide in model available with self cleaning oven.

Smoke Free Indoor Grill

Tabletop broiler, electric element broils from bottom. Grease and juices drain to lower tray. Broiling surface, 10 by 15 inches. Seven rotisserie height positions. Heating element self cleaning. Stainless steel construction with aluminum drip tray. Disassembles for cleaning and storage. WEIGHT: 14.5 pounds.

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

Snoozy's Waterproof Sheet Protector

Snoozy's Waterproof Sheet Protector is a bed underpad designed to protect mattresses, bedding, and linens on twin beds from incontinence. The four-layer quilted pad is designed to be placed over the bottom sheet and replaced with a fresh one in the event of incontinence. The pads are machine washable and dryable and they may be bleached. They are also designed to be folded for ease in transport. DIMENSIONS: 34 x 35 inches. COLOR: Available in a choice of two cartoon prints depicting the adventur

Snore-No-More Pillow

The Snore-No-More Pillow is an anti-snoring pillow designed to prevent snoring by supporting the user's posture during sleep. This pillow positions the head and neck in a sleeping posture that helps reduce blockage of breathing passages. The pillow helps keep the chin elevated off the chest when the user is sleeping on his or her back so the airway is open and snoring is less likely. When the user is sleeping on one side, the curved roll of the pillow fits under the neck to help keep the jaw for

Sof-Care Bed Cushion, Bed Cushion Plus, & Chair Cushion

Air flotation mattress surface. 300 individual air cell design allows air to transfer through interconnecting channels, redistributing patient weight over entire cushion. Corner straps for stability. Bed cushion: 33 1/2 inches by 75 1/4 inches. Sof-Care Chair Cushion, 18 inches by 17 inches. Cotton/poly terry cover. Velcro closure. Options: Inflator, 4 inches diameter by 13 inches long, 3 pounds. Inflation Adapter can be used in conjunction with bicycle pump. Warranty available.

Sofa Or Chair Raiser

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with lower extremity, balance, or mobility disabilities or arthritis to enter or exit a chair more easily. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article describes how to create a box platform to increase the height of a chair or sofa from two to four inches, depending on the needs of the user. The article includes detailed instructions and multiple illustrations depicting the various stages of the project. F

Soft O Clave Mattress Protector

The Soft O Clave Mattress Protector is a matress protector designed to protect mattresses from damage. These synthetic covers have elastic corners and are available in crib, bunk, single, hospital, 3/4, double, queen, king sizes. The covers are flame retardant, washable, and non-allergenic.

Soft O Clave Pillow Protector

The Soft O Clave pillow protector is a pillow protector designed to protect pillows from damage. The covers are synthetic, flame retardant, washable, and non-allergenic. Covers are available in zipper or slip-n-tuck styles.

Soft Touch Tuffet Leg Rest

The Soft Touch Tuffet Leg Rest is a footstool designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities or who use wheelchairs. This soft plastic footstool rocks to the most comfortable position or inverts for use as a standard footstool and it fits between the swing-away legrests of most standard wheelchairs. An air valve releases air from within to adjust firmness. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 15 x 15 inches. WEIGHT: 6.5 pounds.

Soft-Fall Bedside Mat (Model 911530)

The Soft-Fall Bedside Mat, model 911530, is a fall mat designed to protect individuals who are prone to falling out of bed or while entering or exiting the bed and/or who have osteoporosis. This thick, high-density foam pad is designed to be placed beside the bed and it is sized to slide under the bed between the wheels when not in use. Covered in vinyl, the pad wipes clean with a damp cloth and spray cleanser. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 68 x 36 x 4 inches.

Softeze Body Pillow

The Softeze Body Pillow is a body support pillow designed for use by individuals with back and neck pain. This pillow cushions the entire body and adjusts to body contours for complete support. A machine washable cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 52 x 16 inches. COLOR: The cover is available in blue.

Softeze Neck Cradler

The Softeze Neck Cradler is a cervical pillow designed to provide cervical support while it cradles the head and neck. The eggcrate foam pillow has soft peaks and valleys to provide even support and permit air circulation. A washable polycotton cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 22 x 16 inches. COLOR: The cover is available in blue or white.

Softeze No-Snore Pillow

The Softeze No-Snore Pillow is an anti-snoring pillow designed to position the head to keep airway passages open, The polyurethane foam pillow also maintains correct sleeping posture for users sleeping on their backs or sides. A machine-washable polycotton cover is included. DIMENSIONS: 24 x 19 inches. COLOR: White.

Softeze Orthopedic Pillow

The Softeze Orthopedic Pillow is a contoured pillow designed to properly align the head and neck during sleep. The pillow is filled with polyester fiber and features a raised outer edge and a concave center. Intended for side or back sleeping, the pillow has a polycotton shell and fits in a standard pillowcase. DIMENSIONS: 25 x 19 inches. COLOR: White.

Softeze Water Pillow

The Softeze Water Pillow is designed to relieve headaches, neck pain, and muscle tension. The pillow features a poly- cotton shell with a removable inner water bladder and fits in a standard pillowcase. The water bladder conforms to any head position for maximum support and it can be heated or cooled for comfort. DIMENSIONS: 25 x 19 inches. COLOR: White.

Sologrip One-Handed Jar Opener

Sologrip is an ergonomic kitchen utensil designed to make opening jars and bottles easy. The device allows a user to open a jar, twist cap, or food top with one hand. The non-slip base provides a secure grip on counter tops. Designed to fit inside standard kitchen drawers for hidden access and storage. DIMENSIONS: 15 3/4 inches length x 8 1/4 inches width x 3 inches height. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Soma Safe Enclosure

The Soma Safe Enclosure is a bed enclosure designed to prevent individuals with cognitive, emotional, or behavioral disabilities from leaving the bed without the use of restraints. This freestanding unit completely surrounds any manual or electric hospital bed with a removable headboard and footboard. The ligthweight aluminum frame is padded and the enclosure side, head, and foot panels are made of soft nylon mesh, providing security while maintaining air flow and visibility. The frame telescope

Southpaw Belly Booster (Model 1955)

The Belly Booster, model 1955, is a bolster rolldesigned to work as an abdominal support for crawling activities for individuals with physical disabilities. Two adjustable side pieces act as stoppers so that the bolster will roll only as far as desired. When the sides stop the bolster from rolling forward, it automatically rolls backward. The Belly Booster can also support the users back or belly without rolling in order to build flexion patterns and trunk tone. It also acts as a T-stool where c

Southpaw Double Trapeze Bar (Model 4003)

The Double Trapeze Bar, model 4003, is a trapeze designed to provide a variety of developmental skill-building tasks for children with a physical disability. As a trapeze it It aids in reciprocal pumping and timing, strengthens flexion development when used for pulling to sitting and challenges motor skills of clients attempting advanced motions. As a trapeze with a double bar it provides confidence as children pull themselves up to a sitting position. DIMENSIONS: Rungs are 30 inches long and 18

Southpaw Standard Trapeze Bar (Models 4000 & 4001)

The Trapeze Bar, models 4000 and 4001, is designed to provide a variety of developmental skill-building tasks for individuals with physical disabilities. Can be used to grip, pull, sit or swing in order to develop reciprocal pumping and timing, or strengthen flexion development. The bar is made of solid hardwood and comes with two Safety Snaps (see separate entry). SIZES: Small, large. DIMENSIONS: Small is 25 inches long and 30 inches high. Large is 34 inches long and 39 inches high. Both are 1-

Southpaw Walrus Air Mat And Seal Air Mat (Models 1325 & 1326)

The Air Mat, models 1325 and 1326, is an air flotation mattress designed to provide vestibular or proprioceptive stimulation for individuals with a physical disability. It is also good for working with postural adjustments, sensory stimulation, motor planning tasks and balance activities. DIMENSIONS: Uninflated: Walrus is six by seven feet and Seal is four by seven feet. CAPACITY: Working load is 150 pounds. COLORS: Vary. GUARANTEE: One full year from shipping date.

Southpaw Wee Trapeze Bar (Model 4004)

The Wee Trapeze Bar, model 4004, is a trapeze designed to provide a variety of developmental skill-building tasks for smaller children who have a physical disability. It can be used as an overhead handle for jumping and bancing activities. Because the length of the bar is shorter than standard, it is long enough to hold on to but not cumbersome for young children. It suspends from a ceiling hook and has a "non-turning" bar. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches long, 1 inch diameter, 23 inches high. CAPACITY: W

Space Saving Dryer (Models Ddp 1260B & Ddp 1270B)

Electric clothes dryer. 23 1/2 inches wide. Control knobs located on front of dryer. 3 cycles: timed dry, delicate, automatic dry. 4 drying selections: regular, permanent press, delicate, no heat fluff. Front lint filter, end of cycle signal. 240/280 volts for built in mode. 120 volts for portable model. Unit can be installed on rack above a portable washer.

Speak N' Brew Coffee Maker

The Speak N' Brew Coffee Maker is a voice input and voice output coffee maker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stainless steel 10-cup coffee maker is equipped with an internal chip that understands speech and is used to set the clock or program the brew time. The user speaks the time he or she wants the coffee ready and the device answers, confirming the time. The time is also shown in a display window as the device can also be manually operated. Features in

Special Teatime

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille embossed thermos to aid individuals who are blind or have low vision to brew a cup of tea. Special Teatime includes a timer integrated into the thermos screw top, an infuser, and a water-level indicator with Braille labeling. The user fills the thermos with water, checking the level of the rising water with the water-level indicator. The user then places the tea leaves or tea bag into the infuser, and places it at the mouth of t

Special Tomato Soft-Touch Therapy Roll

Special Tomato Soft-Touch Therapy Rolls are therapy and positioning rolls designed for use by children or adults with physical disabilities. The rolls are made from a soft, seamless, latex-free material that is impermeable to fluids, with a solid inner core (except for the 4 x 24 inch size). Each roll has a handle and can stand on end for storage. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long with diameter of 4, 6, or 8 inches; 36 inches long with diameter of 8, 10, or 12 inches; and, 48 inches long with diameter

Spenco Bed Pad (Model Msp05)

The Spenco Bed Pad, model 31-115, is designed for persons confined to their bed for long periods of time. The pad covers the entire bed like a thick comforter and ensures comfort by reducing pressure on key body points. The pad is cotton/polyester on one side and has waterproof sheeting on the reverse for incontinent situations.

Spenco Foot Pillow (Model 31-559)

The Spenco Foot Pillow, model 31-559, is a pair of foot warmers and protectors designed for persons with lower extremity disabilities. The slippers are constructed of thick cotton/polyester and help relieve pressure on the foot, heels and ankle, whether a person is lying in bed or sitting in a wheelchair. SIZE: One size fits all.

Spenco Seat Pillow (Model Msp09)

The Spenco Seat Pillow, model 31-351, is a decubitus pad for persons with lower mobility disabilities confined to chairs for extended periods of time. The cotton/polyester cushion can be used on any chair, seat or car sitting surface.

Spenco Wheelchair Pad (Model 31-252)

The Spenco Wheelchair Pad, model 31-252, is a decubitus pad and armrest pad for persons using wheelchairs. The cotton/polyester covering provides protection for the arms and torso. The back of the pad is covered with waterproof sheeting.

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

Spine Ease Deluxe Massage Pillow (Model Sp-1)

The Spine Ease Deluxe Massage Pillow, SP-1, is a vibrating lumbar support cushion designed to reduce lower back discomfort. This portable pillow can be used anywhere - in the home, office, or car. POWER: Battery operated on 2 "D" batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 14.5 x 15 inches.

Spine Reliever Back Support Bed Wedge

The Spine Reliever Back Support Bed Wedge is a backrest designed for use by individuals with back pain, weakness, or injury. This wedge is topped by memory foam that contours to the user's body and enables the user to sit upright in bed or use it in two reclining positions. An adjustable neck roll is included.

Split-Rail Vinyl Bed Rail Pads (Model 401080)

The Split-Rail Vinyl Bed Rail Pads are side rail pads designed to provide protection from injury from bed rails. These pads are designed for use on divided bed rails. These foam-padded, vinyl-covered pads cover the rails and extend below and between the rail and the mattress for added protection. Velcro closures secure the pads to the rails. These pads wipe clean. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 1 x 28 inches.

Spoon Holder

The Spoon Holder is a utensil holder designed to enable users with limited grip or manual dexterity to grasp, measure, and pour measuring spoons without having to pick them up off a flat surface. The holder is made of a block of pine wood with depressions in the top to hold four measuring spoons of varying sizes (a tablespoon, a teaspoon, half a teaspoon, and a quarter teaspoon). PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Developed by Andre Paquette for users with poor dexterity and weak arms who have difficulty us

Sportsplay Picnic Work Table (Models 382-510 & 382-511)

The SportsPlay Picnic Work Table is an indoor/outdoor table designed to accommodates 6 seated plus 2 wheelchairs for children in a wheelchair. The height allows most youth wheelchair arms to fit under the table. The frame is made of 1 5/8" OD galvanized pipe. DIMENSIONS: 8 feet x 30 inches x 30 inches high; 6 foot benches. WEIGHT: 135 pounds (aluminum), 200 pounds (wood).

Sportsplay Wheelchair Picnic Work Table (Models 382-513 & 382-514)

The SportsPlay Wheelchair Picnic Work Table is designed with an open leg design to provide easy access for children who are in wheelchairs. It offers extra height neccessary to allow a child in a wheelchair a comfortable fit. Up to 8 wheelchairs can fit around the table. The top is available in untreated No. 1 yellow pine or anodized aluminum. The support frame is made of 1 5/8" OD galvanized pipe. OPTIONS: You may purchase separately the legs and hardware only. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 8 feet. WEIGHT: 1

Springfield Crib

The Springfield Crib is designed for use by children with disabilities. Available in four sizes, this crib features Gatch or Gatch Trendelenberg positioning capability, Johns Hopkins handles on the drop sides for one-handed operation, clear vinyl panels on all four sides, a foam mattress with Staphchek covering, and caster wheels. OPTIONS: A four-inch thick foam mattress, a five-inch thick innerspring mattress, a pump/IV bracket, an under-crib shelf, and five-inch casters are available. DIMENSIO

Square Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Chair with sides and a pommel to provide support for a child who cannot sit alone. Instructions for constructing a chair of plywood - 1 back, 1 seat and 2 sides - and a dowel for a pommel. The pommel can be made adjustable by drilling several holes it can fit; it can also be padded, as can the chair. Includes drawings and a list of materials needed. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a C

Sta-On-Pad (Models P-101, P-102, & P-104)

Sta-On-Pads are adjustable foam positioning cushions for the legs, knees, ankles, arms, chest and back. The adjustable fire retardant foam pad with a washable cotton cover is attached to wide strap by a velcro patch. The strap is positioned around needed area and fastened with a Velcro closure. SIZES: One size fits all. DIMENSIONS: Pad-101, large for legs is 12 x 6 x 2 inches. Pad-102, small for arm/ankle is 8 x 4.5 x 2 inches. Pad-104, large for chest/back is 12 x 6 x 2 inches.

Sta-Steady Paring Boards (Models 31034 & 31036)

Sta-Steady Paring Boards, Models 31034 and 31036, are cutting boards designed for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling. Both models are constructed of high density plastic and have rust-resistant pins to anchor food, and two corner retainers to keep foods from sliding. Four suction cups on the underside secure the board to the countertop or other surface. DIMENSIONS: The standard model, number 31036, is 8 x 8 inches, and the deluxe model, numb

Stable Recliner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To stabilize a recliner equipped with casters and elevate it for easier sitting and rising. The chair's casters caused it to move when the user leaned against it while sitting down. A wooden frame was made to fit under the chair and stained to match the upholstery. The frame included insets to hold the casters and helped to elevate the chair. DIMENSIONS: The frame is 110 millimeters high and elevates the chair by 75 millimeters. TITLE: Post Stroke Assistance. JOURNAL

Stackable Cone Raisers (Models Aa3300 & Aa3302)

The Stackable Cone Raisers are leg extenders designed to increase the height of a chair or bed to facilitate sitting or rising. Each cone has a recess in the top with a non-slip pad to securely hold bed or chair legs. Each cone supports 490 pounds and the cones can be stacked to provide additional height. DIMENSIONS: The chair cones (model AA3300), are 3.5 inches high and the bed cones, (model AA3302) are 5.5 inches high. CAPACITY: 490 pounds.

Stainless Steel Locking Strainer Lid Pasta Pot Set

The Stainless Steel Locking Strainer Lid Pasta Pot Set is a 2-piece cookware set that enables individuals with limited upper extremity strength or dexterity or who are blind or have low vision to drain cooked foods safely. The set includes a 6 quart pot and a 2 quart pot, both made of stainless steel with cool hollow handles and knob. To lock the straining lid onto the pot, the user turns the lid 90 degrees, and the lid is held securely while hot liquid is poured out.

Stair Climbing Shopping Cart

The Stair Climbing Shopping Cart is a folding wheeled folding shopping cart designed for use by individuals with walking, balance, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This cart has a metal frame and a waterproof, detachable bag with a flap cover. The cart is also equipped with a nylon fold-out seat. It has two sets of tri-wheels designed to roll up stairs or curbs and a vinyl sure-grip handle. The cart folds for storage when not in use. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 38 x 18 x 23 inches. CAPACIT

Stairway Trolley, Walker.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lightweight hand operated trolley, or pulley device which rides on a stair railing to pull a walker or other light objects up stairs. Photographs and diagram of a triangular-shaped aluminum frame with nylon casters to ride on a 1 5/8 inch stair rail, and another caster at the bottom which rides along the wall. Carrier hooks, as for holding a bicycle, are attached to hold the walker. The device is pulled upstairs with a nylon cord passed through a small

Standard Adjustable Chair (Model T3527)

Chair adjusts to accommodate children ranging in age and size. Straight back, stabilization skis on base, footrest. Foam padded seat adjusts from 12 to 6 inches in depth. Footboard adjusts from 10.5 to 4 inches from seat. Seat height from floor 14 inches. Arm height from floor 18.5 inches. 58 inch adjustable seat belt. Chrome plated steel frame. 24 by 24 inch accessory tray with cut out available (T3531).

Standard Chair Conversion: 2: Backrest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: High back provides more support in a classroom chair. Back for a classroom chair made of plywood to fit the width of the chair and torso height of the child. Additional head support and harnesses depend on medical advisor. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 38-39. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL

Standard Kettle Tipper (Model Aa5770)

The Standard Kettle Tipper, model AA5770, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This unit has a coated base supporting a platform which accommodates gallon jugs, tea kettles etc. Four pillars hold the container in position and enable liquids to be poured by tilting the platform. The platform cannot move forward or backward accidently.

Starlite Pillow

The Star-Lite Pillow is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck pain. The pillow comes in sizes for taller or shorter individuals and in two different densities of memory foam: semi-soft or semi-firm. This pillow is available in Regular (made with a softer foam with two different sized neck rolls); Deluxe Thin (made with Visco Elastic Gel Foam for a person 5 foot 9 inches and under); and Deluxe Thick (made with Visco Elastic Gel Foam for a person 5 foot 10 inches or taller).

Steady Riser

The Steady Riser is a reclining chair with seat lift for users who have difficulty being seated or getting up from a sitting position. The chair has a 250-pound lift capacity and is controlled by a paddle switch. When the switch is pressed forward, the entire chair lifts the user to a standing position; when the switch is pressed backward, the chair returns to a sitting position or continues moving back to a fully reclining position. The chair frame is made of oak, covered with foam, and upholst

Stepladder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arm weakness following a fracture to reach storage boxes on a bedroom cupboard shelf. The stool needed to be small enough for use in a small bedroom, light enough to be moved as needed, and have a means of supporting the box taken from the cupboard. A two-step stool was built of 12 millimeter hoop pine plywood. The lower step has a routed slot on each side and slides out like a drawer along dowels, enabling it to be tucked away when not i

Stockton Age Appropriate Youth Bed

The Stockton Age Appropriate Youth Bed is an adjustable bed designed for children and young adults with disabilities who are not at risk for falling or climbing over the siderails. Available in a fully electric or manually adjustable models, this bed offers Gatch Trendelenberg positioning, Hi-Lo adjustment, and full-length crib-style rails. Available in three sizes, this bed comes standard with an innerspring mattress with Staphchek covering and caster wheels. DIMENSIONS: This bed is available i

Stop Leak Gel Flotation Mattress

The Stop Leak Gel Flotation Mattress is a mattress surface overlay designed to reduce the risk of decubitus ulcers. The pad features five internal partitions to eliminate motion and increase stability. The mattress is made of vinyl and nylon material developed to prevent punctures from becoming large holes. A powdered gel concentrate and water are put in the mattress and mixed to form the gel. If mattress does puncture the gel beads up to prevent leakage.

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.

Stove Top Fire Fighter

The Stove Top Fire Fighter is a heat protection device designed for use with individuals with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, or cognitive disabilities. This chemical fire extinguisher in a can attaches magnetically to the exhaust fan hood over a stove. If a fire starts on the burner as a result of cooking food left unattended or a burner left on, the device activates, dumping bicarbonate of soda on the flames. Each individual unit protects two burners.

Stress Ease Massage Pillow (Model Se-1)

The Stress Ease Massage Pillow, SE-1, is a vibrating pillow designed for pressure activated massage control to the back. This square pillow can be used in the home, office, auto, or anywhere. POWER: Battery operated with 2 "D" batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 13 x 13 inches.

Stress-Ease Support Pillow (Model K10370)

The Stress-Ease Support Pillow, Model K10370, is a contoured pillow developed for persons with head, neck or shoulder disabilities. This therapeutic pillow features a raised outer edge and a concave center to properly support the head and neck. Adaptable for sleeping on the back or side, it correctly aligns the spine for a trouble-free sleep and reduces muscle tension and stress. The pillow is made of polyester, is machine washable and fits any standard size pillow case.

Stretch Out Strap

The Stretch Out Strap is an exercise band designed for use by individuals with arthritis, mobility disaabilities, neurological disabilities, and other physical disabilities. This exercise strap is double stitched in a series of loops for the hands and feet to enable the user to stretch independently and progressively. The device can also serve as a rope ladder or a leg lifter. The Strap is available alone or with an exercise videotape demonstrating 28 stretches for different areas of the body.

Sturdi Sides (Models 110 & 112)

Sturdi Sides (models 110 and 112) are chrome-plated half side rails that can easily be installed with clamps. The rails have 3 height positions. Two styles are available for single, double or queen sized beds: hospital or home. An extension adapter is available for king size beds.

Style Saver (Model 100)

The Style Saver, model 100, is a contoured pillow designed for use by indiviuals with neck pain or arthritis. This contoured pillow has a neck cutout and a satin case. COLOR: Blue, pink, or ecru.

Style Saver Tension Ease Satin Pillow (Model 101)

The Style Saver Tension Ease Satin Pillow, model 101, is a contoured pillow designed for use by individuals with neck and shoulder pain or arthritis. This contoured pillow incorporates a nek roll and has an acetate satin case. COLOR: Blue, pink, or ecru.

Suction Brush

The Suction Brush is an all-purpose brush on a suction base that can be used as a dishwashing brush, a nail brush, oe a denture brush by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The brush secures to sinks and counters using two attached rubber suction cups. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 4 x 2 inches.

Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispenser

The Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispanser is a sugar dispenser designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of one hand, or fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This dispenser looks like a peppermill but does not require twisting; a button on the top of the unit is pressed once to dispense the equivalent of a packet of sugar (a half teaspoon). This dispenser can also be used with with a sugar substitute or powdered coffee creamer. A refill funnel is stored in the ba

Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser (Model 3211)

The Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser, model 3211, is designed to heat water quickly for individuals who want to avoid using the stove or rangetop for boiling water. It heats 16 ounces of water in about 90 seconds at the touch of a button. It can be used for making coffee, tea, soup, cereal, or cocoa. The unit has auto shut off and a storable cord.

Super Seat (Model R455), Seat Cushion (Model R456), & Super Mattress (Model R457)

The Super Seat, Seat Cushion, and Super Mattress, are eggcrate foam products designed to allow better weight distribution and air circulation for prevention of decubitus ulcers. The materials are flame retardant and lightweight. DIMENSIONS: The cushion (model R456) is 17 x 17 x 4 inches; the Super Seat (model R455) measures 36 x 18 inches; and the mattress (model R457) is 36 x 74 x 1.75 inches.

Super Shakers

Super Shakers are salt and pepper shakers designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. These glass shakers have a sleeve fitted between the mouth of the container and the metal shaker top. The sleeve on the salt shaker is marked with a large raised "S," a Braille "S," and two additional vertical lines. The sleeve for the pepper shaker is marked with a large raised "P" and a Braille "P." The absence of vertical lines further distinguishes the sal shaker from the pepper shaker. A

Superlight Shopping Cart

The Superlight Shopping Cart is a folding shopping cart designed for use by individuals with balance or walking disabilities or arthritis. The cart has an aluminum frame, a foam handle, large rear wheels, and front wheels that swivel 360 degrees for steering. This cart folds for storage. OPTIONS: Multi-Use Insert Bag,  

Supersaver Ada Picnic Table (Models Bdt8Hdp & Bdt8Hdsm)

The SuperSaver ADA Picnic Table is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long, rectangular table has centered seats on both sides and space for wheelchair access at each end. The tabletop and seats are made from steel with a thermal-fused plastic coating, and the frame is powder-coated galvanized steel. The table is available in a portable version (model BDT8HDP) or a surface- mounted version (model BDT8HDSM). DIMENSIONS

Swedish Bread And All-Around Knife (Model 28238)

The Swedish Bread and All-Around Knife, model NC 28238, is a large-handle kitchen knife designed to assist people with limited hand strength in cutting and chopping foods by requiring minimal pressure. The large handle is affixed to the serrated stainless steel blade at a right angle. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 6.5 inches long.

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.

Sweepeze Electric Dust Pan

The SweepEZE Electric Dust Pan is a dustpan designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities. This automatic device uses patent-pending technology in which an infrared beam located at the base of the unit flows continuously. When this beam is broken, a vacuum automatically activates and clears the debris. POWER: Uses 110 volts and 600 watts and has a power cord. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 9.25 x 16.5 inches. The power cord is 6 feet long. WEIGHT: 7 pounds. WAR

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-Away Table

The Swing-Away Table is an accessible table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This height-adjustable table has a tubular steel base that sides under a bed or chair for stability; a braclet to grasp a chair arm for additional security. The tabletop swings a full 360 degrees for proper positioning as needed or to move out of the way for transfers. DIMENSIONS: The height adjujsts from 21 to 33 inches and the top of the table is 18 inches in diameter.

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.

Swivel Chair For Dining Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a chair that allows a person to swivel into position at a dining room table. Cut the legs of a barstool with a swivel seat to a height that allows the resulting chair to fit under a dining table. Using wood screws or nails, attach a plywood base to the four legs of the chair for stability. If necessary, place an additional cushion on the seat to bring the person to the proper height for eating. MATERIALS: Bar stool with swivel seat; plywood; nails or wood s

Synthetic Sheepskin Bed Rail Pads (Model 402010)

The Synthetic Sheepskin Bed Rail Pads, model 402010, are side rail pads designed for use with hospital bed rails. Made of health-care grade, high-pile synthetic sheepskin, these pads cover the sides and top of the rails. The launderable, hypo-alergenic pads secure at the top with heavy-duty snaps and at the bottom with ties. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 60.

Synthetic Sheepskin Pads

Synthetic Sheepskin Pads are mattress pads designed to prevent pressure sores for people who are in bed for extended periods. These launderable pads are soft and permit air circulation beneath the user. DIMENSIONS: These pads are available in 30 x 24 inches, 30 x 40 inches, 30 x 60 inches, and on rolls of 30 x 360 inches.

T-Foam

T-Foam is a foam material designed to eliminate pressure points and absorb shock and vibration. This material is used to make flotations pads, mattresses, cushions, and padding (see separate entries). T-Foam flows to give fluid-like fit and support under body presure and heat so that pressure is evenly distributed. This material becomes firmer when subject to sudden impact and absorbs up to 90 percent of sudden impacts and vibration. When released after conforming to an impression, T-Foam return

Table Attachment.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Table attachment to allow a child to sit with the rest of the family at meal times. Plywood board 12 by 24 inches with a semicircle cut to fit against the child. It is fastened to the table or desk with G clamps. Includes drawing and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 56-57. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC

Table To Facilitate Donning Stubby Prostheses By Bilateral Above-Knee Amputees.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Using short stubby prostheses in elderly bilateral above-knee amputees has been advocated by several experts. A table was designed to facilitate donning stubby prostheses. Table is made of 3 sheets of 3/4" plywood 18 inches square. The table measures 18 inches in height, width, and depth. This height was selected to facilitate the table's use from the patient's wheelchair or bed. Across the top of the table is a horizontal platform with two cutout slot

Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven

The Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven is designed for individuals with low vision. Whether you are making breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, this versatile Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven toasts, cooks, broils and reheats a variety of foods. Enjoy your favorite muffins, individual pizzas, casseroles or small chicken parts-cooked to perfection right on your countertop. 22 Tactile markings for all Temperature, Function and Timer/Toast settings make this Convection Toaster Oven

Talking Cooking Thermometer

The Talking Cooking Thermometer is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It measures the temperature of food with a stainless steel probe. The temperature measurement range is 55 to 257 degrees Fahrenheit, with an accuracy of one degree. The speech is in a female voice. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included).

Talking Liquid Jug

The Talking Liquid Jug is a voice output liquid measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can be used to measure liquids such as water, milk, or cooking oil. With a capacity of two liters, it measures in ounces, pints, or using the metric system. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS HxLxW): 9.5 x 8 x 6 inches.

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.

Tape Recorder (Model 390, 390-8)

The Tape Recorder is an adapted cassette tape recorder designed to be operated by a switch for individuals with physical disabilities. It is ideal for voice or music and can be used with or without an external switch. POWER: The AC line cord has been removed for safety reasons so it can only be used with batteries.

Teapot Pouring Stand.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stable hinged platform to hold hot or heavy containers such as tea or coffee pots, and to pour the liquid by tilting, rather than lifting the pot. Provides a pattern and instructions for building a pouring stand for tea or coffee pots, made of plywood and a piece of dowelling. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 74-79 NARIC

Television (Model 452)

The Television is designed to be switch adaptable for individuals with physical disabilities. It is designed to safely interrupt the power supply so that the user does not have to use batteries. However, if portability is desired, the TV will operate from internal batteries. If no switch is added, the set will play like an unadapted set. When it is adapted with a switch, added circuitry allows the TV to stay on or off each time the switch is activated.

Temper Foam Hospital Bed Mattress

The Temper Foam Hospital Bed Mattress is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individual with orthopedic disabilities. The mattresseses are available with or without a Staph Chek nylon mattress cover. This lightweight foam mattress flows under pressure to a fluid-like support that distributes weight evenly to reduce pressure points.It also softens under pressure, temperature increase, and/or humidity and transfers moisture away from the body. Highly resilient, the foam slowly returns to i

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

The Bed-Bar

The Bed Bar is a sturdy support rail designed to help people get in and out of bed for individuals with little mobility. It can be used by anyone who has trouble rising from their bed including those recovering from surgery, people with back injuries or disabilities, people who have joint replacements, stroke, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or Parkinson's Disease, and children requiring mobility assistance. The Bed Bar promotes a restraint free environment and allows clients to maintain independ

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 Hugster

The Hugster is a pillow designed for a variety of uses such as nursing, pregnancy, infant support, TV/reading, sleeping and back support. It is horsesoe shaped with a velcro fastener that hugs the user. This pillow is made of 100% polyester filling with a cover that is 100% cotton.

The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a one-hand kitchen equipment device for individuals who have use of only one hand. The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment is designed for both right and left handed people to use and includes seven products uses in all. This is specialized kitchen equipment includes one-handed food cutting equipment, one-handed different diameter tubes opener, one-handed fruits and vegetables cutting and peeling equipment, one-hand changeable graters, food box,

The Pillow & The Pillow Jr.

The Pillow is a contoured foam pillow designed to support the head, neck, and shoulders to maintain spinal alignment. One side has a round cervical support, the other side has a wedge-shaped cutout in the center to support the neck in a natural position while supporting the sides of the head. The Pillow Jr. offers the same features in a smaller size. DIMENSIONS: The Pillow is 14 x 25 inches and the Pillow Jr. is 9 x 19.5 inches.

Thera Cushion

The Thera Cushion is a cervical roll pillow designed to maintain proper neck posture and align the vertabrae to relieve nerve root pressure and muscle spasms. The center of the polyester fiber-filled pillow is concaved or flattened and the ends reinforced to bulge and provide neck support. Polyester fiber filled. OPTIONS: A zippered cover in polycotton or satin is available, DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long x 7 inches in diameter. COLOR: The pillow is white. The polycotton cover is available in white

Thera P Anti Snoring Cradle Pillow

The Thera-P-Anti Snoring Cradle Pillow is an anti-snoring pillow designed for use by individuals with respiratory disabilities. This is shaped foam pillow with cervical support on long edges. Features include an anti-snoring bar to discourage sleeping on one’s back. Instead it encourages side sleeping to help keep nasal passages open and establish proper posture of the head while sleeping.

Thera-P-Support Cradle Pillow & The Thera-P-Petite

Thera-P-Support Cradle Pillow & Thera-P-Petitet Cradle Pillow is a cervical support pillow designed for use by individuals who experience neck tension and back pain. The Support Cradle Pillow is designed to help establish correct posture while sleeping on side or back, and the Petite Cradle Pillow is designed for women and children with small necks and shoulders and one-inch smaller the cervical support areas on both sides. Both pillows are made of non-allergenic foam with cotton cover that

Theradapt Posture Chair With Lumbar Support

The TherAdapt Posture Chair with Lumbar Support is a posture chair for preschool/primary or intermediate aged children. The Posture Chair positions child in a semi-kneeling position with forward tilting seat, keeping the back straight and the pelvis in proper position. The seat is height adjustable with dual adjustable knee pads. The chair has front castors. SIZES: Preschool/primary fits children 3 to 4 feet tall; Intermediate fits children 4 to 5 feet tall. OPTIONS: Velcro straps, seat belts, t

Therapeutic Pillows

Assorted cushions for lumbar or cervical support. Lumbar cushion with saddle hug wings or inverted edges, fits bench or bucket seats. Small dorsi-lumbar cushion 15 by 15 inches square. Large dorsi-lumbar cushion 15 by 19 inches. Lumbar cushions are firm foam with velvet covers. 21 inch twin lobe cervical pillow with smooth or convoluted texture, medium soft foam. Cervical roll 18 by 6 1/2 inches, medium soft polyester fiber. Zippered covers. Assorted colors.

Therapulse

TheraPulse is a motorized bed with Pulsating Air Suspension Therapy designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers or who are at risk for pressure ulcers. Pulsation combined with advanced pressure relief provides aggressive therapy for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. The GORE-TEX fabric cover sheet provides moisture-vapor transfer, while serving as a barrier to liquid and bacteria, helping the user stay dry and comfortable. POWER: 2 to 12 amps. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 36 to 47

Therapulse Atp

TheraPulse ATP is a motorized bed with Pulsating Air Suspension Therapy designed for use by individuals with pressure ulcers or who are at risk for pressure ulcers. The TheraPulse ATP utilizes an automated, programmable wound care turn to assist with the turning protocol and pressure relief and a Four Zone, air suspension system for enhanced pressure reduction. The GORE-TEX fabric cover sheet provides moisture-vapor transfer, while serving as a barrier to liquid and bacteria, helping the user s

Therapy Balls (Models 1311-1315 & 1361-1366)

Therapy Balls, models 1311-1315 and 1361-1366, are designed for therapeutic exercise for individuals with a physical disability. They can be used with clients in almost any developmental position for an endless variety of activities for flexion, extension, equilibrium reactions, and postural adjustments. The balls are made of soft heavy-duty molded vinyl and can be soft inflated using the Inflator/Deflator Pump (see separate entry) or firmly inflated to full diameter using the Air Station (see s

Therashape Group Table

The Therashape Group Table is a therapy table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or in activities requiring close proximity to the table. The table is curved with cut out areas to accommodate three individuals. The table is height-adjustable using hand knobs and the steel powder-coated legs feature knob-style column locks and six adjustable base levelers. DIMENSIONS: The table adjusts in height from 23 to 33 inches. Each of the cut-out areas is 18 inches wide x 10 inches deep. T

Therashape Table

The Therashape Table is a therapy table designed to be used as a treatment, feeding, or activity table for any healthcare setting. This table accomodates four to five individuals. Three adjustable legs provide seating room and access, and offer height adjustments. The legs feature knob-style column locks, 5 adjustable base levelers, and a steel column. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The table top measures 72 x 28 inches. Table height can be adjusted from 23 to 33 inches. COLOR: Maple-finished high-pressure l

Thermoflex Pillow

The ThermoFlex Pillow is designed for use by individuals with neck pain, injury, or disability. Made of hypo-allergenic, heat-sensitive, Visco-elastic foam, the pillow is firm initially, but it becomes pliant with the transfer of body heat. The pillow re-shapes itself to the user's movement for custom support. Other standard features include integrated lobes for support beneath the neck and channels for even air flow. The pillow fits standard pillow cases and includes a washable, custom-fit cot

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

Thick Sock Locks

Thick Sock Lock is designed to keep your socks paired in the wash and in the drawer. The Sock Lock features a gripping action to prevent lost socks during laundering and drying. The lock can withstands laundry detergents and dryer temperatures. Comes 20 to a pack. There are two different models: one for regular socks and another for thicker socks.

Thirteen Piece Modular Positioning Set (Model 13-011)

The Thirteen Piece Modular Positioning Set, model 13-011, is a set of large foam shapes designed to be used interchangeably and in combination to position children and adults for therapy sessions, play or work activities, in a wheelchair, or for nighttime positioning. The pieces are made of high-density foam cover with waterproof and cleanable vinyl. The set includes cylindrical rolls and 8 rectangles in a variety of sizes. DIMENSIONS: Rolls are 7 x 7 inches, 5 x 20 inches, 8 x 20 inches, 5 x 5

Thru-View Vinyl Bed Rail Pads (Models 401015 & 401045)

The Thru-View Vinyl Bed Rail Pads are side rail pads designed to provide protection from injury from bed rails. These pads feature clear vinyl plastic windows to reduce the feeling of isolation.These foam-padded, vinyl-covered pads cover the rails and extend below and between the rail and the mattress for added protection. Velcro closures secure the pads to the rails. These pads wipe clean. DIMENSIONS: Model 401015 is 60 inches long and model 401045 is 72 inches long.

Tilting Bottle Rest (Model F74577-0000)

The Tilting Bottle Rest, model F74577-0000, is an adjustable bottle holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of polypropylene, this bottle rest holds soda or water bottles at a 30 or 45-degree angle for drinking with a straw. Simply slide the base of bottle into the box and place it on any flat surface. A removable V-notch support makes changing the angle at which a bottle is held easy. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.4 x 6.6 x 5 inches.

Tip 'n Grip Tray

The Tip 'N Grip Tray is a non-slip tray designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. The non-slip surface ensures that items placed on the tray will not slide under normal use. Available in rectangular or oval styles, the tray is dishwasher safe and the non-slip surface is designed not to wear off. DIMENSIONS: The rectangular tray is 18 3/4 x 14 7/8 inches and the oval tray is 22 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches. COLORS: Rectangular tray is cream color. Oval tray i

Toe Washer

The Toe Washer is a long handled sponge designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, hip replacement, or diabetes to care for their toes. The unit consists of a terry cloth pad covering a wire frame that fits between the toes. Two pads are included. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long.

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.

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

Total Comfort Lounger

The Total Comfort Lounger is a back rest designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This back rest has a polyurethane foam frame, a padded back pillow, cushioned armrests, and a height-adjustable neck support, enabling the user to be supported in a sitting position in bed. The poly/cotton twill cover is hand washable.. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 27 x 21 inches. COLOR: Natural.

Total Hip Kit

The Total Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement. The kit includes a Tall-Ette elevated toilet seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a long-handled shoe horn, a sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a reacher with a pistol grip and a single claw gripper. The kit is packed in a sturdy cardboard carrying box and includes instructions forthe use of each item. The kit is also available without the toilet seat.

Trader Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Models Tada-1700 & Tada-1800)

The Trader Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This rectagular table has benches on two sides with space for a wheelchair at the end. The table has a recycled plastic top and benches with a heavy duty powder coated steel frame. The table is available with surface or inground mounting. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Table top is 33 x 72 x 30.37 inches (model TADA-1700) or 33 x 96 x 30.37 inches (m

Tranquility Slimline Peach-Sheet Care Pad

Peach colored care pad has tape tabs in four corners to prevent sliding, and a moisture-proof backing. Measures 21.5 inches by 32.5 inches. Underpad provides better skin dryness and inhibits growth of bacteria.

Transfer Hoist

The Transfer Hoist is a powered seat transfer lift designed to enable a person with a disability to transfer independently from a wheelchair to a bed. The device consists of a steel crane which swivels around from behind a bed. The crane includes an electric winch, a remote switch, and a harness. The crane has mounting points on the floor and the ceiling. The user fits into the sling-type harness, then operates the winch to be lifted and transferred. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Frank Hemi

Transfer Master Comfort Beds (Models 318 & 315)

The Transfer Master Comfort Beds are motorized beds designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or circulatory, respiratory, and severe physical disabilities. Both models have orthopedic mattresses, head and foot adjustments, and safety thermal overload protected motors. Model 318 also has dual massage with multiple settings. POWER: Uses standard alternating current (AC) with optional battery backup. OPTIONS: Half- and full-length rails and a memory foam overlay. SIZES: Twin, Double.

Transfer Master Companion (Model 314, 316, & 317)

The Transfer Master Companion is a mototrized bed designed for use by individuals with circulatory, respiratory, and severe physical disabilities and spinal cord injuries. All models have an adjustable head and foot, a floor illuminating night light, and an orthopedic mattress with a choice of vinyl or cloth covers. POWER: Uses standard alternating current (AC) with an optional battery backup. OPTIONS: Half- and full-length bed rails, head and foot boards, and a fracture frame. DIMENSIONS (LxW)

Transfer Master Original Series (Models 302, 301, & 305)

The Transfer Master Original Series is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, lower extremity disabilities, mobility disabilities, respiratory disabilities. All models have head and foot adjustments; orthopedic mattresses with a choice of cloth or vinyl covering; safety thermal overload protected motors; a choice of half- or full-length rails; dual massage; big button or joystick controls; and furniture look with powder-coated stee

Transfer Master Spirit Series (Models 304-B, 304-O, 304-S, & 304-T)

The Transfer Master Spirit Series is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities. All models have a head that adjusts from horizontal to 90 degrees; an adjustable foot with three settings; high-low adjustability; half rails mountable at the head or the foot; head- and footboards; and, hand control operation. Model 304-B is the basic model with a vinyl-covered mattress. Model 304-O has a cloth orthopedic mattress. Model 304-S is equipped

Transfer Master Valiant Series (Model 311, 312, & 313)

The Transfer Master Valiant Series are motorized beds designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities, respiratory disabilities, lower extremity disabilities, mobility disabilities, spinal cord injuries and severe physical disabilities. All models are head, foot, and hi-low adjustable, with Trendelenburg and Reverse Trandelenberg settings available. Other features include single massage with a 15 or 30 minute timer; a floor illuminating night light; a call buzzer; orthopedic mattre

Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised

Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised is desgned for individuals with low. vision. This sturdy backpack is a solution for organizing and transporting equipment and tools used by students and professionals with visual impairments. Developed as part of the revision of the Transition Tote System, this backpack is designed to serve the changing needs of persons with visual impairments as they proceed through middle school, secondary school, transition and vision rehabilitation programs, and into

Trapeze With Floor Base (Model 7714)

Floor base for fixed trapeze bars provides free standing support for bar. Octagonal steel tubing. Offset fixed trapeze unit. Base length 40 inches, height 38 inches, width 32 inches or 4 inches folded, weight 24 pounds.

Tri-Core Cervical Pillow

The Tri-core Cervical Pillow is designed for use by individuals requiring support of the neck while sleeping. The pollyfill pillow features a trapezoidal pocket that cradles the user's head while lying on the back or side, providing support for the cervical curve in the neutral position. The non-allergenic pillow fits standard pillowcases and is machine washable. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 24 inches.

Tri-Flex Ii

The Tri-Flex II is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This heavy- duty bed includes a three-piece interchangeable mattress and a sliding surface that expands or contracts for a wider or narrower surface width. Users can get in and out of the bed through the side or through the foot of the bed. Other features include caster wheels, rotating side rails, one button Trendelenberg functions, molded plastic head and foot boards, and

Triangle Chair

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Triangle chair to provide back and side support and to keep a child's legs apart. Describes chair made of 3 quarter-circles of plywood fastened together to make seat and support sides; 2 dowels are fastened to the front of the seat to keep the child's legs separated. This can be used on the floor or fastened to a standard chair. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Finnie, N R TITLE: Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home REF: New York: E P

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

Tripp Trapp Chair

The Tripp Trapp Chair is an adjustable positioning chair designed to fit all people, infants through adults, with physical and neurological disabilities. Users should have some head control for maximal use since no specific head support is built onto the chair. The seat depth, back support, and foot support are adjustable and functional at any standard table. The wood construction of the chair allows possible modification for increased head support. OPTIONS: 3-inch abduction pommel, foot placeme

Trolley Walker

The Trolley Walker is a rolling cart deigned for use by individuals with mobility and balance disabilities. This unit has a metal frame with four large caster wheels and individual height- and angle-adjustable sot grip handles. Two plastic shelves enable food, books, and other items to be carried and the textured surfaces prevent slipping. A hook is provided for carrying bags. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 38 x 15 x 15 inches. The handle height adjusts from 29 to 38 inches. The tray height adjusts from 21

Tub & Tile Scrubber (Model 173779)

The Tub and Tile Scrubber, model 173779, is a long-handled scrub brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or balance, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities.This scrubber has a lightweight polymer handle that adjusts to five length positions and two swivel snap-on cleaning heads, a scouring pad with sponge and a microfiber pad. OPTIONS: Replacement cleaning heads. DIMENSIONS: The handle adjusts from 26 to 38 inches long. The cleaning head is 5.25 x 4 inches.

Tuckable Underpads

Tuckable Underpads are bed underpads designed for use by individuals with incontinence. These disposable pads are designed to protect bed linens and have "wings" to enable the pads to be tucked in to provide a wrinkle-free surface and eliminate bunching, shifting, or adhering to the skin. These pads absorb 1,000 cubic centimeters (cc) of fluid. DIMENSIONS: 27 x 70 inches.

Tumble Forms 2 Tadpole Pediatric Positioner (Model 4772T)

The Tumble Forms 2 Tadpole Pediatric Positioner, model 4772T, is designed specifically for early intervention programs serving infants from birth to three years of age with cerebral palsy, motor delays, or other motor dysfunctions. The Tadpole allows the therapist to position the child/infant in prone, seated, postural drainage, and side-lying positions. The unit includes the base, one half roll with lateral supports, a half roll, a positioning strap, and a tray with mirror. It also comes comple

Tumble Forms 2 Universal Grasshopper System (Model 4775)

The Tumble Forms 2 Universal Grasshopper System, model 4775, is a body positioner system designed for use with children and adults with physical disabilities. The Grasshopper consists of 17 different shapes and forms for adaptive support. Among the positions that can be incorporated into the therapeutic program using this system are side-lying, prone, supine, long-leg sitting, and log-roll sitting. By attaching the Tumble Forms log to the base, the Grasshopper becomes an active therapeutic treat

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.

Twist Knob Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a person with difficulty manipulating small objects to deal with small knobs which must be pushed and turned. Manipulating device made of a length of broomstick or dowel drilled and countersunk at one end to take a baby bottle nipple, which is glued inside. This is pushed against the knob which can then be turned. A smaller piece of dowel can be pushed into a hole drilled through the other end of the broomstick to provide more of a grip

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-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

Typing Table For Wheel Chair.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides typewriter or other table at proper height for wheelchair user. One-legged plywood table measuring 15 inches by 22 inches by 1/2 inch is reinforced with 2 wooden braces. COMMENTS: Submitted by Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Service, Veterans Administration Hospital, Richmond, Virginia. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation TITLE: Typing Table for Wh

Ultra Adjustable Chair (Model T3532)

Straight back adjustable chair for children with footrest. Stabilization skis on base prevent tipping. Back height adjustable by sliding it up and down on seat posts. Seat depth adjusts 6 to 12 inches. Seat width 12 inches. Footboard adjusts 4 to 10.5 inches in depth and adjusts in height. Made of chrome plated steel with vinyl coated foam seat and back. Accommodates children up to 48 inches tall. Accessories available: adjustable lateral supports (T3528), adjustable pelvic supports (T3529), rem

Ultra Compact Cart

The Ultra Compact Cart is a rolling cart or computer work station designed to provide ease of access while allowing equipment to be stored and stacked in a limited amount of space. The cart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and front locking casters prevent rolling when mo

Under Shelf Jar Opener (Model G812)

The Under Shelf Jar Opener, model G812, is a jar lid opener designed to be installed under a shelf, counter or cabinet to assist individuals with the use of only one hand. The unit will open any screw lid from 3/8 inch to 3 3/8 inches without adjustment. To operate, the jar lid is slipped into the opener until it is securely wedge; then the jar can be turned with one hand. The unit is made of plastic with a hardened steel knurled gripper. The unit will not remove pry off caps.

Under-Counter Jar Lid Opener (Model 3088)

The Under-Counter Jar Lid Opener, model 3088, is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or the use of only one hand. The jar opener is designed for mounting under a cabinets or counters to aid in opening jar lids from 3/8 to 3-inches in diameter. The device consists of hardened steel knurled gripper mounted in a durable plastic casing.

Under-Toe Washer

The Under-Toe Washer is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury or arthritis or anyone having trouble bending or reaching either foot. The device consists of a stick with a soft built-up handle on one end and a sponge on the other end. The sponge fits between the toes, and it can be removed and replaced. Replacement sponges are sold separately. DIMENSIONS: The entire washer is 25 inches long. The sponge (LxWxD) is 1.

Universal Carry All

The Universal Carry All is a carrying bag for walkers designed to provide carrying capability for people with mobility disabilities. This heavy-duty nylon pouch secures to walker crossbars, wheelchairs, and bed rails and features one large compartment, a security pocket and eyeglass pouch, and a keypouch with cord. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 18.75 x 11 inches.

Universal Designed Ironing Board (Model Al-42)

The Universal Designed Ironing Board, model AL-42, is designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or wh iron while seated. The unit's features comfortably meet the needs of the person who prefers to stand while ironing yet they are installed to meet the accessible reach requirements for someone who is seated. This ironing center features a spring-activated, fold-down ironing board for ease in lowering the board. The 90-degree left/right swivel board has a 4-inch height adjustment along w

Universal Steel Telescoping Bed Rails (Models 1960 & 1962)

Universal Steel Telescoping Bed Rails, models 1960 and 1962, are side rails designed to keep people from rolling out of bed. These rails fit any hospital bed and are easily installed without tools. The rails can be raised of lowered at either end and have an all smooth-welded construction with 7/8 inch and 1 inch strong 18-gauge tubing. OPTIONS: half length steel bed rail (1962). DIMENSIONS: the rails telescope from 3/4 to full length (50 to 76 inches). The spring-loaded cross bar adjusts from 3

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

Unreal Lambskin Medi-Pads & Softtouch Bed Pads

Unreal Lambskin Medi-Pads and SoftTouch Bed Pads are decubitus pads of synthetic sheepskin for pressure relief and prevention of decubitus ulcers. The pads have 3/4-inch pile, are stain resistant, nonflammable, nonallergenic, nontoxic, machine washable and dryable, and resistant to packing down. The pads can be cut to any shape without unraveling. DIMENSIONS: Medi-Pads are available in 24 x 30 (Small), 30 x 40 (Medium), 30 x 60 (Large), or 35 x 80 (hospital bed) inches. SIZES: Bed Pads are avail

Unreal Lambskin Wheelchair Accessories

Unreal Lambskin Wheelchair Accessories are decubitus pads for various pressure points including the seat, back, arm and footplates. These covers are made of synthetic fleece for pressure relief and prevention of decubitus ulcers. The material consists of 3/4-inch pile and is stain resistant, nonflammable, nonallergenic, nontoxic, machine washable and dryable, and resists packing down. Foot plate, arm and removable desk arm pads are sold in pairs. BACK COVER: Fits all standard adult wheelchair mo

Using Rfid For Laundry Sorting

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a laundry sorting system using radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags for employees of a vocational rehabilitation program with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. An agency that employs people with significant disabilities was spending approximately $40,000.00 per year on cleaning for their custodial uniforms. They decided to bring the cleaning in-house to create additional jobs for individuals with cognitive and intellectual d

Using The Oven.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Describes modified utensils to aid in using the oven. oven. Suggests using a wood sliding board between the oven rack and a utility cart for people with muscle weakness; using a wooden stick with a V indentation on the end and a hook indentation on the side, for pushing and pulling oven racks; using a bent coathanger to pull out the rack, and using a velcro loop around the oven door to pull the door open using the arm for people with weak hands. Includ

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

Vari-X Computer Table (Models Vx60, Vx61, & Vx62)

The Vari-X Computer Table is an adjustable-height computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, and those with severe physical disabilities and spinal cord injury. These computer tables can each be lowered to less than 10 inches off the floor for individuals who need to work lying down, raised to accommodate a wheelchair, and raised up to three feet five inches off the floor to allow users to work standing up or in a stander. The worktop passes easily through doorways on it

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

Vegetable Scrubber (Model 16K035)

The Vegetable Scrubber, model 16K035, is a vegetable brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. The scrub brush has suction cups underneath that can be mounted on a kitchen counter or inside a sink to hold the scrubber in place during use.

Ventilated 3-Section Mattress Pad

The Ventilated 3-Section Mattress Pad is a foam mattress surface designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities who are at risk for pressure ulcers. Made of hypo-allergenic Biofoam, this pad varies in thickness under the head, torso, and legs for even pressure distribution. ComfortFlow ventilation increases air circulation and prevents heat build-up. SIZES: Twin, full, queen, and dual king.

Verilux Uvc Home Sanitizing Wand

The Verilux UVC Sanitizing Wand sanitizes all household surfaces instantly - eliminating mold, spores, dust mites and up to 99.9 percent of bacteria with use. The wand utilizes powerful Germ-X Lightwave Technology to sanitize bedding, sofas, baby toys, toothbrushes, cooking utensils, counters and bathroom fixtures with a gradual wave across surfaces.

Versacart Handy Cart & Versacart Transit Cart

The VersaCart Handy Cart and VersaCart Transit Cart are rolling carts designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or upper extremity disabilities. The cross-bar frame holds a snap-on water-resistant liner to carry up to 100 pounds of laundry, groceries, packages and other household items. The liner can be removed for use as a tote bag. The folding frame is equipped with two push handles and four double wheels. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 21 x 18 x 17 inches (Transit Cart) or 21 x 17 x 16 inc

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife is vertical handle rocker knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This knife requires predominantly downward pressure and minimal rocking motion to cut. The knife has a weighted blade with a hollow ground 440 stainless steel edge. The knife is designed on a vertical axial plane design that provides control when pushing down, limiting slippage and increasing force. The tall wood and epoxy handle keeps hands and finge

Vibrating Pillow

The Vibrating Pillow is a sensory integration activity designed for use by children with tactile, sensory, or neurological disabilities. Designed to enhance tactile awareness in children, the pillow vibrates when touched with pressure. Removing pressure stops the vibration. The pillow is covered in soft corduroy. POWER: Uses two D batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 12 x 12 inches.

Vibrating Pillow

The Vibrating Pillow is designed to enhance tactile awareness for children with physical or sensory disabilities. When activated by an external switch (switch not included), the pillow vibrates. The pillow accepts any switch with a 1/8-th inch jack. POWER: Uses two D batteries (not included). COLOR: Assorted

Vibrating Pillow (Model 460, 460-8)

The Vibrating Pillow, model 460 and 460-8, is a vibrating pillow designed to enhance tactile awareness for children with physical or sensory disabilities. When activated by an external switch, the pillow vibrates. Any Toys for Special Children capability switch can be used with this product (see separate entries).

Vikem Vinyl Pillow Case

The Vikem Vinyl Pillow Case is a pillow protector designed for use by individuals who have allergies or swallowing disabilities. This clear case have zipper closure. DIMENSIONS: 21 x 27 inches; other sizes made to order.

Vinyl Bed Rail Pads (Series 4010 & 4011)

The Vinyl Bed Rail Pads are side rail pads designed to provide protection from injury from bed rails. These foam-padded, vinyl-covered pads cover the rails and extend below and between the rail and the mattress for added protection. Velcro closures secure the pads to the rails. These pads wipe clean. DIMENSIONS (HxTxL): Available in 15 x 1 x 60 inches, 15 x 1 x 72 inches, 15 x 1 x 80 inches, 15 x 2 x 60 inches, 15 x 2 x 72 inches, or 15 x 2 x 80 inches.

Vinyl Pillow Protector (Models C4800S & C4800K)

The Vinyl Pillow Protector is designed for use by individuals with drooling disabilities. Made of vinyl, these protectors are equipped with zipper closure to protect the entire pillow. SIZES: Model C4800S fits standard pillows and model C4800K fits king sized pillows.

Vista Fully-Electric Adjustable Bed

The Vista Fully-Electric Adjustable Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals who need to elevate the head of the bed. This bed features a 312-coil innerspring mattress, an epoxy-coated steel frame, a choice of standard or decorative head- and footboards, and four ball-bearing casters (two locking). The bed operates on two motors and the head of the bed adjusts from flat to a sitting position. CONTROLS: The six-position hand-held remote control snaps onto bed rails (not included). P

Vivacuum

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a compact vacuum cleaner for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Vivacuum is a compact cleaner for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The appliance's name is a combination of the words "visualize" and "vacuum." The sensors in the vacuum perceive an object and then transmit that perception to the user via vibrations in the handle. The strength of the vibrations reflects the size of the object(s). One can choose th

Vivax Mobility System

The Vivax Mobility System is a motorized transfer bed designed to safely and automatically move persons with mobility disabilities from a specialized bed to a specialized wheelchair that is attached to the end of the bed. The procedure can be accomplished by the user or an attendant with a push of a button from a hand-held pendant controller. The procedure begins with the user lying in a supine position on the bed; then, with a push of a button, the integrated conveyor system transfers the user

Wal-Pil-O 4-In-1 Cervical Pillow & Travel Size Pillow

The Wal-Pil-O is a cervical pillow with narrow and firm wide borders plus soft and medium centers. It provides four combinations of head and neck support: backlying and sidelying. The Wal-Pil-O is made of polyurethane with one section polyester fiber. DIMENSIONS (WxLxD): 13 x 15 x 4.25 inches.

Wal-Pil-O, The 4-In-1 Cervical Pillow

The 4-in-1 Cervical Pillow is designed for home or institutional use to provide four combinations of head and neck support in backlying and sidelying positions. It has narrow and firm wide borders plus soft and medium centers. It is made of polyurethane with one section filled with polyester fiber. DIMENSIONS: 25 x 15 x 4.25 inches.

Wall-Mounted Can Opener And Stand

The Wall-Mounted Can Opener with Stand, also called the Croydon Can Opener and Stand is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with limited grasping ability. The unit consists of a wall-mounted stand that positions the can beneath the can opener blade, enabling the can to be opened with one hand using the built-in crank handle. DIMENSIONS: Opens cans up to 4.75 inches in diameter and 6 inches high.

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

Washing Machine Knob Turner

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to set and turn on the washing machine. A piece of transparen Lexan was cut into a rectangle and the center was cut-out, creating a frame-style device. The device fits over the knob and is held in place with a hose clamp. This enables the user to turn the knob while still being able to read the printed settings around it. DIMENSIONS: The Lexan is 19 millimeters thick. TITLE: Opening Gambit. JOURNAL: TAD Journa

Waterproof Flannel Sheet Protector

The Waterproof Flannel Sheet Protector is designed for use by individuals who are incontinent. This protector provides a 100 percent waterproof barrier against moisture and staining when placed directly on top of a sheet or mattress. The protector comprises a thin layer of polyurethane between two layers of cotton flannel and has all-around stitching. Machine washable and dryable, the protector can be bleached. DIMENSIONS: 39 x 39 inches or 39 x 54 inches.

Waterproof Hospital Fleece Pads

The Waterproof Hospital Fleece Bed Pads are decubitus pads designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. These pads are made from 100 percent machine-washable lambswool knitted into a backing material to create a dense fleece. A breathable waterproof layer is bonded to the back. This fleece creates a microclimate which assists in regulating body temperature and humidity. Hospital Fleece is hypoallergenic and non-flammable. The wool is treated with an antibacterial and an ant

Waterproof Mattress Pad

Pad that protects bedding from stains. Liquid proof. Reversible. Soft flannelette material laminated with vinyl on each side. Machine washable, tumble dry. Features anchor bands at each corner to secure it on bed. Available for Crib (SAS C), Twin (SAS T), Full (SAS F), Queen ( SAS Q) or King (SAS K) sized beds.

Wedge

The Wedge is a body positioner designed to support the body for various activities in prone, supine or sitting positions, and can also be used for elevating the lower extremities in cases of edema. It is made of high-density foam with a washable, waterproof vinyl cover. DIMENSIONS: A variety of models are available with heights between 4 and 12 inches, lengths of 22 to 40 inches, and widths of 20 to 24 inches.

Wedge No Flux Inflatable Bed Wedge

The Wedge No Flux Inflatable Bed Wedge is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with eating or swallowing disabilities including hiatal hernia, acid reflux, heartburn, or GERD. Intended for use in the prone position, this portable positioning wedge elevates the user's upper body to a height of up to 6 inches when inflated. The positioning wedge features a travel/carrying case, a hand pump, and a removeable, washable cotton cover. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 36 x 24 inches when inflated

Wedge Sponge (Model 6268)

The Wedge Sponge, model 6268, is a long handled sponge designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities or limited range of motion. The sponge is latex free features a square shaped sponge attached to a wooden handle. DIMENSIONS: The sponge is 4 x 3 x 2 inches and the handle is 8-inches long.

Westin Picnic Table - One End Wheelchair Accessible (Model Sptha)

The Westin Picnic Table – One End Wheelchair Accessible, model SPTHA, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long, rectangular table has benches on two sides, with space for a wheelchair on one end. It is made from recycled plastic with stainless steel hardware. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 31 x 96 x 29 inches. The seats are 20 x 72 x 9.5 inches. WEIGHT: 340 pounds. COLOR: Cedar table top and seats with green fr

Westin Two-End Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table (Model Ptha)

The Westin Two-end Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Table, model PTHA, is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This rectancular picnic table accommodates two wheelchairs. It has a raised top and extended ends to allow wheelchair users to maneuver under the table. The table is made from recycled plastic with stainless steel hardware. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 31 x 97.5 x 29 inches. The seats are 20 x 72 x 9.5 inches. WE

Wheelchair Accessible Tops And Seats

Standard picnic table with extra long top. Seats are 6 feet long, tops are 8 feet long. Galvanized steel frame. Constructed of Redwood, aluminum, or fir. Weight: 222 pounds, 62 pounds, 130 pounds, repectively.

Wheelchair Picnic Table (Model 1312)

The Wheelchair Picnic Table no. 1312 has a table top that extends 12 inches at one end to be accessible to wheelchair users. The table and seats are constructed of anodized aluminum. The curved leg supports are made of 1 5/8-inch O.D. galvanized pipe. GROUND SPACE: 5 by 8 feet. WEIGHT: 115 pounds. WARRANTY: 1-year on materials and workmanship.

Wheelchair Picnic Table (Model 1337)

The Wheelchair Picnic Table no. 1337 has pressure-treated wood top and seats on curved leg supports made of 1 5/8-inch O.D. galvanized pipe. The table top extends 12 inches beyond the benches and has no obstructing posts or beams to provide wheelchair access. GROUND SPACE: 5 by 8 feet. WEIGHT: 206 pounds. WARRANTY: 1-year on materials and workmanship.

Wheelchair Shopping Box

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a powered wheelchair to shop independently. A sheet steel box with its base above the client's knees was created. The box is high enough to accommodate a box of powdered detergent. The front of the box is lozenge shaped to match the plan view of wheelchair foot supports, and the lid is hinged at the back The high rim around the lid is 1/16 inch thick plastic, and there are gaps between it and the lid so that rain will not collect

Wheelchair-Accessible Desk

The Wheelchair-Accessible Desk is a height-adjustable deskdesigned for classroom use by children who use wheelchairs. This desk features a heavy 16-gauge frame with an integral U-brace and an oversized solid-plastic top. It includes a dual-bolt leg attachment system for added security. DIMENSIONS: The desk height can be adjusted from 31 to 34 inches. The desktop is 20 x 36.5 inches. COLOR: The top is available in beige or grey.

Wheelchair-Accessible Mobile Workstation (Models W53191 & W53192)

The Wheelchair-Accessible Mobile Workstation is a height-adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, training centers, and offices. The work surface is mar-resistant laminate with rounded corners edged with protective vinyl molding. Its open design allows access to and from work surface. The tabletop height is adjustable to accomodate a variety of users. The unit features four casters, two with locking brakes. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts in one-inch i

Wheeled Chair Tables (Models 6890 & 6892)

Geriatric chair with tray table. Fixed steel frame. 34 inch overall length. 24 inch overall width. 18 inch seat width. 16 1/2 inch seat depth. 19 1/2 inch seat height. 26 inch back height. Padded seat and back. Fixed armrests. Footrest slides under chair during transfers. Permanently mounted tray table folds out of the way for storage. Model 6892 backrest reclines to 45 degrees in 5 degree increments. 5 inch casters. Push handle. Optional legrest. 4 upholstery colors. Weight, 62 pounds. .

Whirlpool Cooktop (Model Sc8536Er)

36 inch gas cooktop includes built in griddle with cover, lift up cooktop with 4 burners, infinite heat control, and electronic ignition.

Whirlpool Cooktop (Model Sc8900Emh)

Gas downdraft burners and grill requires no vent hood. Surface unit module has two burners and a steak grill module. Features infinite surface burner controls and solid state ignition. Optional ducting that permits ducting down through the floor or the back wall.

Whirlpool Duet Washing Machine

The Whirlpool Duet Washing Machine is a standard clothing washer that features 12 different wash cycles and 5 different spin speeds. The Duet line is also useful to those with low vision or blindness as the setting controls allow for easy-to-feel differences and selection for each cycle. The "Up and Down" buttons facilitate changes in the cycles' default settings and the machine outputs patterns of descending tones which allows the verification of a specific choice by sound. Additionally, each c

Whirlpool Oven (Model Rs575Pxr)

Electric range has built in, self cleaning oven, plug in steak grill module, and two burners. Features digital automatic meal timer clock, full width storage drawer, and black glass oven door with window. Available in slide in model or as a free standing unit.

Whitney Brothers Steps With Guard Rail

The Whitney Brothers Steps with Guard Rail is meant to be a safe and practical set of steps for those looking to reach a sink, countertop or washing machine. Guard rail can be installed so children can access the steps from the right or the left. Unique safety design requires the user to turn toward or away from the steps and look for the guard rail.

Wi-Go

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a motorized cart that tracks wheelchairs and follows close behind allowing individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury or others who use wheelchairs to shop more easily and effectively. Designer Luis de Matos of Portugal created the wi-GO, a motorized cart that combines Microsoft’s Kinect sensor with a laptop to track the movements of a wheelchair so that the cart follows close behind the wheelchair. The device could be

Wine Bottle Holder

The Wine Bottle Holder is designed to enable persons with limited gripping ability to open a bottle of wine by holding the bottle in place and allowing the user to use two hands to engage a corkscrew. The device consists of a rectangular section of wood screwed into the corner of a kitchen drawer. Indentation in the wood holds the bottle against the drawer corner. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Dave Dolman for a user who had only one good gripping hand, making it difficult to hold the bottle

Wombat

The Wombat is a child's adjustable positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This four-caster chair has an adjustable back and seat, and comes with a variety of support devices. The back adjusts manually in depth, height, and angle. The angle of the seating surface can be changed to accommodate multiple activities. In the classroom the chair can be adjusted for use by different children. OPTIONS: Available accessories include head supports, lift h

Wonder Wheeler Ii

The Wonder Wheeler II is a shopping cart designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This folding wheeled cart carries up to 70 pounds and features a nylon fabric base shelf, an extra-large polyester mesh carry-all bag, a steel frame with a handle on each side and a powder-coat finish, and large wheels for use on rough terrain. The wheels pop on and off without tools. In addition to shopping, this multi-purpose cart can be used for laundry, yard wo

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

Wooden Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible (Models Pup238H-Pt8 & Pup158H-Pt8)

The Wooden Picnic Table - Wheelchair Accessible is a wheelchair picnic table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This long table has seats on two sides made from Southern Yellow Pine planks, with space for a wheelchair at each end. Users can slide into the seats without stepping over the frame. The wood is ACQ-treated and the frame is either galvanized or powder-coated iron pipe. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The table top is 30.5 x 96 x 30 inches. The seats a

Wooden Trolley.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wooden trolley to help with walking, kneel at for playing in, and to carry things. Instructions for building the trolley, a box made of chipboard or plywood, four wheels, and metal rods for axles and handles. The handles can be made adjustable using wing nuts. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Soldering. AUTHOR: Hartrick, J TITLE: Equipment to Make: A Guide for Parents with a Child who has a Physical Disability REF: Melbourne, Australia:

Wool-Pile Pillow Cover With Zipper Closure

The Wool-Pile Pillow Cover with Zipper Closure is a pillow protector designed for use by individuals at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. The wool-pile provides a cushion for sensitive ears and absorbs moisture. Machine washable, the Wool-Pile Pillow Cover is closed by a zipper at one end.

Working Table

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Table can be shaped like half a donut for persons with limited reach. Describes a work table made of wood or other sturdy material, 64 by 32 by 5/8 inches in size, cut in a half-circle with a semicircular indentation on the flat side to accommodate the person working. Suggests using the type of folding legs used on banquet tables. Table folds up for easy storage. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Mooney, J TITLE: Working Table JOURNAL: Accent on Li

Workmod Foot Rest (Model Nc73583)

The WorkMod Footrest, model NC73583, is designed to reduce back pain and fatigue caused by prolonged sitting by supporting the legs and feet in the proper position. The multi-position footrest elevates the feet slightly and the position of the footrest is adjusted using foot pressure.

Worktable With Support For Standing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable work table provides extra support and balance needed to prevent employees from falling. Particularly useful for lower extremity amputees. Wooden table top consists of wide hinged armrests and a safety belt. Four adjustable 7/8 inch metal pipes run through standard work bench to serve as legs. Includes photograph and diagram. COMMENTS: Submitted by the Occupational Therapy Department, Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New Yor

Zackback Posture Chair

The ZackBack Posture Chair is an adjustable office chair that provides postural support for individuals with back pain. This chair has two adjustable back support pads, one at the lower thoracic level and the other in the sacral region. The chair's sacral support stabilizes the pelvis in its proper neutral position, while the chair's lower thoracic support elevates and stabilizes the rib cage. Together, they prevent a slumped sitting posture.

Ziggy Medichair With Swing Tray

The Ziggy Medichair with Swing Tray is a lift and transfer lift system designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury or bedridden individuals. It is a strapless lift and transfer system benefiting patients and caregivers with its four- point weight distribution lift process. Outstanding for rehabilitation patients, providing maximum care with minimal transfer, two in total, one transfer from their bed into the Ziggy Medic hair and a return transfer at night back

Zim Undercabinet Jar Opener (Models Z-3 & Z-4)

The Zim Undercabinet Jar Opener is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and limited strength or motion in the hands or arms. The Undercabinet Jar Opener is made of steel and mounts securely on the bottom of a cabinet. It can open jars or screw-top or pop-top bottles up to 3.5 inches in diameter. Mounting screws are included.

Zim Wall Mount Jar Opener (Models Z-3)

The Zim Wall Mount Jar Opener, model Z-3, is a jar and bottle openers designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and limited strength or motion in the hands or arms. The Z-3 is made of steel and mounts securely on a wall. It can open screw-top or pop-top bottles up to 3.5 inches in diameter. Mounting screws are included.

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

Zippered Style Vinyl Mattress Protector (Models C4200, C4400F, C4400Q, C4400K, & C4400T)

The Zippered Style Vinyl Mattress Protector is a mattress protector designed for use by individuals with incontinence. This protector provides full mattress protection and is made of high-quality vinyl with a rustproof zipper. SIZES: Model C4200 fits hospital beds. Model C4400T fits twin beds, model C4400F fits full mattresses, model C4400Q fits queen mattresses, and model C4400K fits king mattresses. DIMENSIONS: Model C4200 is 36 x 80 x 6 inches. Model C4400T is 39 x 75 x 7 inches. Model C4400F

 
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