Upper Extremity Disabilities

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‚ÄövÑv?Baseball Cap‚ÄövÑv? Orthosis

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a simple device to help individuals with dropped head syndrome (DHS) maintain their head in the upright position. The “baseball cap orthosis” is made using a well-fitting baseball cap without an adjustment buckle in the back. The system consists of two bands with strips of Velcro at the end. One band is permanently attached to the back of the cap. That band is then be inserted under the clothing to a level below the rib cage. The second band functions as

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

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

1-Clic Vial System

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

1-Switch Single Appliance Continuous Control Unit (Model 1490)

The 1-Switch Single-Appliance Continuous Control Unit, model 1490, is a switch control interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper exremity or severe physical disabilities. This remote control unit operates most AC appliances from a distance of up to 20 feet when the appliances are plugged into a receiver. A capability switch (not included) is used to activate the remote transmitter through either latch or momentary activation. With latch activation, the appliance runs until the us

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

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

100 Hoops Basketball Counting Game

The 100 Hoops Basketball Counting Game is an educational game designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities or eye-hand coordination disabilities. This game teaches numbers in both English and Spanish; counting from one to one hundred; skip counting by twos, fives, and tens; counting backwards; goal setting; and physical coordination and skills. The game features rally sounds and a cheering crowd for encouragement and enables the user to select a counting mode and language

12-Inch Aluminum Iwand

The 12-Inch Aluminum iWand is a stylus for tablet computers and touch screens designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This stylus has a tip requiring zero downward pressure on the touch screen. This lightweight stylus can be used with devices with a large screen or with cell phones. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.3 inches.

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

16-Target Touch Wall

16-Target Touch Wall is designed for individuals with motor planning and coordination disabilities associated with neurological impairments, fractures or low muscle tones.  The 16-Target Touch also sharpens reaction time and improves hand/eye coordination. This multi-colored LED wall consists of panels that react to touch. The LED signals which button to tap in a random sequence and speed. Act and react as quick you as you can to touch the light out—as soon as you hit a button another turns on.

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

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

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

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

2-Piece Fan Card Holder Set

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

2Gb Blank Cartridge For Nls/bard And Library Of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players

The 2GB Blank Cartridge for NLS/BARD and Library of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players is a digital talking book cartridge designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities that prevent holding a book. This cartridge is the new format for digital audio materials from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress, and is used by eligible borrowers to download digital talking books and magazines

3 Strap Wrist Support (Model 2610)

Three strap wrist support made of 1/8 inch coated skin neoprene. Wrap design and velcro tabs offer controlled support. Comes with light weight, aluminum stay for maximum wrist immobilization. One size fits all.

3-D Haptics Technology Device

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

3-In-1 Tablet Pen

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

30-Degree Slope Bowl

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

360 Degree Wall

The 360 Degree Wall is designed for children who are working on improving their upper and lower body coordination, motor planning and strength as a result developmental delays, brain injuries or cerebral palsy.  The hexagonal or rectangular shape allows climbers to traverse around the wall in a complete 360 degree pathway for as long as their muscles allow.  It is framed in aluminum and constructed of wood and steel.

360-Degree Stand For Ipad Tablet

The 360-Degree Stand for iPad Tablet is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Center clips on the long sides of the rectangular holder keeps the tablet secure while it rotates to any angle in portrait or landscape orientation. COLOR: Black.

3M Ergonomic Mouse (Models Em500Gpl, Em500Gps, Em550Gpl, & Em550Gps)

The 3M Ergonomic Mouse is a mouse designed for use by individuals with arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. This mouse has a vertical grip that keeps the user's hand and wrist at a neutral angle, while the mouse works as a regular optical mouse. The user grips the unit's handle while resting the hand on its base, and left and right clicks with the thumb. The mouse can alleviate pain and discomfort of repetitive stress injuries in the hand, wrist, or arm. It has a soft-touch painted surface. It i

4-Piece Round Card Holder

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

4-Plate Switch (Model Cm-15)

4-Plate Switch is a set of four switches housed side-by-side. Each switch is activated by pressing down on its rectangular plastic plate. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

4-Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-17)

4-Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit that accepts input from one sip- and-puff tube. Different combinations of light and heavy sip and puff serve to activate each of four switches. Any desired tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). Switch activation is silent. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

4-Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-16)

4-Pushbutton Switch is a set of four snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 0.5" diameter recess. Pressing each button activates one switch. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

4-Switch Joystick (Model Cm-19)

The 4-Switch Joystick, model CM-19, is a joystick lever that may be moved in any of four directions. Moving it in a particular direction will activate one switch. This joystick is also available with an additional pushbutton switch. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 6 ounces.

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-Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-18)

The 5-Pushbutton Switch, model CM-18, is a set of four snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 0.5" diameter recess, with an additional raised pushbutton on the same housing. All switches are activated by being pressed. An audible click accompanies switch activation. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

5-Tread Switch Slot Control (Model Cm-50)

5-Tread Switch Slot Control is a set of five Tread Switches (see Tread Switch, Zygo Industries, Inc.) mounted in an arc array, with dividers between them. The user activates the switches by moving the arm (or other activator) into the appropriate slot and pressing down on the switch. Activation produces a click. DIMENSIONS: 19 x 6 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 4.5 pounds.

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 Color Foam Bowling Ball Set ( Model W14477 )

The 6 Color Foam Bowling Ball Set, model W14477, is a bowling game designed for recreational or therapeutic use by individuals of all ages with upper extremity disabilities. These easy-grip balls are lightweight and designed with multi-sized finger hole patterns to accommodate all finger sizes. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: Blue, red, green, yellow, orange, and purple.

6 In 1 Multi Opener

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

6-Button Simple Tv Remote

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

7-128 Software Game Book

The 7-128 Software Game Book is a set of computer video games that are accessible to individuals with blindness, low vision, color blindness, deafness, or who have upper extremity disabilities. The Game Book and games are self-voicing and work with JAWS, ZoomText magnifier, Dragon NaturallySpeaking (not included; see separate entries). Additional accessibility features include options for Big Type and Windows high contrast settings. Videos are captioned. All controls are single keystroke amd all

8-Piece Divided Plate And Lid Set

The Eight-Piece Plate and Lid Set is a set of divided plates with lids designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities.Each plate is divided into three sections and goes from the refrigerator or freezer to microwave to table. Each Dishwasher- and microwave-safe plastic plate includes a vented lid. DIMENSIONS: 9.25 inches in diameter. COLOR: Assorted.

8723 Sectional Raft

The 8723 Sectional Raft is a float swimming aid designed for use with individuals with cognitive, upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This unit has a sectional design that supports and cradles the body for people who are not going to swim actively or who are insecure in the water. The design allows water to flow in and around the body, enabling interaction with the surroundings and reducing the fear of falling off a raft that holds the individual on top of the water. The raft has a revers

9-Inch Aluminum Roger Iwand

The 9-Inch Aluminum Roger iWand is a stylus for tablet computers and touch screens designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This stylus has a tip requiring zero downward pressure on the touch screen. The length of the stylus makes it most suitable for use with devices that have a large screen. DIMENSIONS: 9 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.2 ounces.

90 Degree Whisper-Lite Swingaway Sip-N-Puff (Model 32555)

The 90 Degree Swingaway Sip-N-Puff System, model 32555, is a pneumatic switch designed to enable people with severe physical disabilities to propel powered wheelchairs using breath control. The system can be placed in a fixed position or installed as a swingaway unit by using the Pinned Split Collar with the Notched Step Collar. A plastic-coated gooseneck tube swings to the side and out of the user's way for better access when entering or exiting the chair. The system features a swing-away block

A Pen for Parkinson’s

A Pen for Parkinson’s is designed for use by individuals with tremors in their upper extremities associated with the central nervous system that impact motor performance such as Parkinson’s disease.  Dopa Solution’s ARC is designed for people who present with cramping and pain during writing.  The pen features a high-frequency vibration motor that stimulates muscles in the hand while also reducing the effort required to move the pen across the paper. 

Abasoft Talking Desktop Software

Abasoft Desktop Software is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, upper extremity, severe physical, mobility or vision disabilities. This talking and listening software offers speech recognition, dictation and a natural text-to-speech voice. The program talks back to the user at every opportunity in addition to displaying text. Features include voice commands for hands-free computer operation, including MP3 music, weather maps, dictation

Abc Train (Model 5129)

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

Abilipad

Abilipad is a voice output on screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with reading, learning, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This application (or app) allows the user to create a virtual onscreen keyboard interface that is customized to his or her needs. Abilipad's Keyboard Editor provides the ability to create an infinite selection of keyboard skins and includes the following functions: merge cells to form larger keys; enter letters, words or se

Ability Switch Tester (Model 65955)

Ability Switch Tester, model 65955, is control switch assessment system designed for use with individuals who use control switches to operate devices. This unit provides visual and auditory indications when a switch is activated. The switch is plugged into the tester, and switch closure is indicated by a light and a tone. The auditory feedback can be switched off. This device is equipped with jacks for single, dual, and multiple switches. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3.5 x 1.5

Able Jr AAC

Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p

Able Table

The Able Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table and overhead bookholder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or eith severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit lifts books for eye-level or overhead reading within a range of 9 to 18 inches high. Springs provide the lifting power. The unit is designed so that the book will stay where placed: up or down, left or right, at any angle without adjustment of knobs or levers. A single knob locks the top in plac

Ablenet's Action Dictionary

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

Abletrack

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

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

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

Ableware 704000001 Arm Escort by Maddak-Right Arm-Medium

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

Ableware All Out Universal Opener

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

Ableware Button Aid/Zipper Pull

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

Ableware Food Bumper

The Ableware Food Bumper is a food guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, stroke, cerebral palsy, or upper extremity amputation who want to use conventional tableware, but have difficulty getting food onto utensils and keeping food on the plate. These sanitary food bumpers clip onto any circular dinner plate 9 to 11 inches in diameter and provide walls against which food may be pushed onto forks or spoons. The plastic walls also prevent food from

Ableware Halo Cup

The ABLEWARE Halo Cup is a pedestal cup with a large handle designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This dishwasher-safe 6.5-ounce cup has a wide halo base to provide stability, and the handle eliminates the need for gripping.

Ableware Handycup

The ABLEWARE HandyCup is a twin handle cup designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This dishwasher-safe eight-ounce cup has two handles and extra-wide base for a secure grip and stability. An angled design provides space for the nose and eyeglasses, making it possible to drink with little or no neck movement. COLOR: Transparent.

Ableware Inner Lip Plate With Suction Cup Base (Model 74531-0050)

The ABLEWARE Inner Lip Plate with Suction Cup Base, model 74531-0050, is a plate with a suction base designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Three suction cup-tipped legs on the bottom elevate the plastic plate slightly and prevent it from sliding on a table top or other smooth surface. DIMENSIONS: 9 inches in diameter. COLOR: Sandstone or light blue.

Ableware Partitioned Scoop Dish With Lid

The ABLEWARE Scoop Dish with Lid is a partitioned plate designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This microwave- and dishwasher-safe dish features a lid and three separate compartments, two that hold up to 6.75 ounces and one that holds 12.6 ounces. The dish can accommodate liquid, pureed, or solid foods without spilling or having the separated foods overflow into the other compartments. The high walls between the sections also act as bumpers to assi

Ableware Self Wipe Bathroom Toilet Aid (Model 725062000)

The Ableware Self Wipe Bathroom Toilet Aid, model 725062000, is a hygienic aid designed to help individuals who have difficulty functioning independently when using the toilet due to limited use of their hands and arms and/or difficulty bending. Once toilet paper has been placed around the angled clamp at the lower portion of this device, it is ready to be used. Then a press of the release button at the end of the handle will discard the toilet paper. Constructed of sturdy plastic, the Ableware

Ableware Softcurve Grip Cutlery (Series 74642)

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

Ableware Stay Bowl

Stay Bowl is a non-skid bowl with handle designed for users who have difficulty eating due to upper body or upper extremity control. Ergonomic, soft-feel handle balances and stabilizes the bowl on the table while simultaneously providing support to the upper body enabling a more controlled movement of food to the mouth. Lifting rim, opposite the handle, provides extra stabilization when lifting and transporting the bowl. Spouts on both sides of the bowl allow for controlled flow of liquid from t

Ableware Tko Turning Knob Operator (Model H75310)

The Ableware TKO Turning Knob Operator is designed to assist individuals with limited manual strength or dexterity to grasp, turn, and open any non-round control knob or appliance handle. The turner consists of a large T-handle attached to a large round base with retractable pins on its bottom. When the turner is pressed onto a knob the pins contacting with the knob’s surface retract, while the remaining pins surround the knob for a secure grip. The turner can be used on irregular knobs, includi

Abracadabra Dress

The Abracadabra Dress is a women’s dress designed for wear by senior women or those with upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty dressing. Made of poly-cotton fabric, this adaptive dress features back closure, a double yoke with three snaps, and a full bodice with two Velcro back closures. Other features include two patch pockets on the front and a lace-edged collar sewn on a V-neckline. The dress is available with short- or three-quarter-length sleeves and in knee length for full co

Abracadabra Gown

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

Abrakadabra

Abrakadabra is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program is designed to help develop visual perception and language skills as well as early switch techniques. In this program, users build up 30 different pictures in stages by pressing a switch, touching a touchscreen, clicking a mouse, or pressing a key on the keyboard. Each time the switch/key/mouse is p

Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED

Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED is designed to enable a wider range of people to use the application such as elderly, deaf, and hard of hearing individuals with limited upper and lower extremity strength and coordination.

Accenda Universal Remote Control

The Accenda Universal Remote Control is a voice input and voice output remote control designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This universal remote control can be used with a television, VCR, cable box, satellite box, or DVD player. Users have the choice of hands-free voice operation or hand-held operation through tactile buttons with large type lettering and voice feedback. The remote control can perform complex oper

Accenda Voice Activated Alarm Clock

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

Accenda Voice Control For Ipod

Designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or visual impairments, the Accenda Voice Control For iPod® is a voice input device that adds hands-free operation to all of the most popular iPod models. As soon as the user plugs in their existing earbuds or headphones into the Accenda Voice Control For iPod® and plugs the cable into the iPod dock connector, they are ready to tell the iPod what to do - no set up is required. Using the sound of their voice and the Accenda Voice Co

Access4Kids

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

Access4Kids

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

Accessaphone Total Conversation

accessaphone Total Conversation is computer based text telephone and videophone designed for use by individuals with hearing, vision, speech, cognitive, or mobility disabilities. This system features telephony with simultaneous video, text and audio and is compatible with Braille readers and uses standard session initiated protocol (SIP). For users who are deaf or hard of hearing, the system provides simultaneous video, text,and speech and supports real-time text. For users who have difficulty i

Accessible Shelves For Freezer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity weakness to access the shelves of an upright freezer. The freezer enabled the user to shop for food less frequently by storing large amounts; however, the user was unable to lift items from the back of fixed shelves or reach the back of the higher ones, limiting his ability to utilize the freezer capacity. The need was for shelves that slide out individually on rollers. Replacement shelves were created by heating and bendin

Accessmaths

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

Accupoint

AccuPoint is a mouse emulator and computer cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities or amputation, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. While distinguishing tremors from intentional movements, this movement tracking system enables the user to control the mouse and type letters with movements ranging from very small to very large. The unit mounts on the back of the user's computer display and plugs into the computer with a

Accurelief Remote Wireless Tens

The AccuRelief Wireless Remote Control TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) offers pain relief at the touch of a button. It is designed for use by athletes and individuals with fibromyalgia and arthritis. The AccuRelief Wireless Remote Control TENS consists of two uniquely designed gel pads which encircle those painful, out of reach areas. This unit comes with a combination program that delivers gentle electrical pulses with three therapeutic phases of alternating therapy. Have a c

Acella Adjustable Group Therapy Table (Model 7236)

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

Achiever Elbow Support

The Achiever Elbow Support is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This slip-on Neoprene support is anatomically contoured and provides gentle compression and warmth. SIZES: Extra Small, small, medium, large, extra large, and extra extra large. COLOR: Black.

Achiever Forearm Support

The Achiever Universal Forearn Support is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This brushed nylon Neoprene support features a sewn-in felt pad for enhanced compression and hook-and-loop closure. SIZES: One size. COLOR: Tan

Achiever Universal Boomerang Wrist Support

The Achiever Universal Boomerang Wrist Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extemity injuries or disabilities or carpal tunnel syndrome. This Neoprene wrap fits the right or left hand encases the wrist and the lower part of the palm for compression and support. SIZE: One size. COLOR: Black.

Achiever Wrist Wrap

The Achiever Wrist Wrap is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extemity injuries or disabilities. Woven nylon covers the Neoprene inner lining. Two-way hook-and-loop strapping provides a cuswtom fit and interchangeable foam inserts allow varying degrees of support. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Black.

Acor Custom Hand Orthosis

Acor Custom Hand Orthosis is a wrist and forearm splint made of leather. Closure options include velcro straps, eyelets, hooks, or laces. This splint is available with steel or plastic reinforcement stays for added support, and can be manufactured extra rigid for maximum support or very soft for moderate support. COLORS: Brown or buff.

Activewrap Therapy Elbow Wrap

The ActiveWrap Therapy Elbow Wrap is an elbow support designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or muscle, joint, and tendon pain. This therapy wrap can be used hot or cold and is designed for injury-specific adjustability and full freedom of movement during use. The medical plush and Lycra trim wrap comes with two latex-free, non-toxic hot/cold packs which can be configured within each wrap in order to deliver either hot or cold application in desired areas.

Activewrap Therapy Shoulder Wrap

The ActiveWrap Therapy Shoulder Wrap is a shoulder brace designed for positioning and controlling the shoulder girdle and trunk flexion or rotation. The wrap assists with muscle, joint, and tendon pain. Each wrap includes two latex-free, non-toxic, microwave- and freezer-safe hot/cold packs. The packs can be configured within each wrap in order to deliver either heat or cold to desired areas. These wraps are constructed of medical plush with Lycra trim for comfort and neo-Lycra for stretch and b

Activewrap Therapy Wrist Wrap

The ActiveWrap Wrist Wrap is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with wrist pain or injuries. The wrap is designed to provide hot and cold compression to the wrist while allowing full movement during usage. Each wrap consists of four latex-free, non-toxic hot or cold packs. The packs can be configured within each wrap to deliver hot or cold compression where needed These wraps are made of medical plush with Lycra trim for comfort, and perforated plush-neoprene panels to ventilate wher

Activities Of Daily Living Exercise Kit

The Activities of Daily Living Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical or occupational therapists who work with individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord injury, respiratory disabilities, stroke, or brain injury. The kit contains professionally illustrated instruction cards to help the therapist communicate Activities of Daily Living instructions to patients, family caregivers, staff, and interdisciplinar

Activity Table

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

Activity Tray

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

Acu-Life 4-Prong Finger Splint (Model 213Am)

The ACU-LIFE 4 Prong Finger Splint, model 213AM, is a finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries. This splint has four aluminum strips that immobilize and protect the injured finger. The strips are made from malleable aluminum alloy that adjusts to different finger sizes. SIZES: One size.

Acu-Life Cot Finger Splint (Model 400293)

The ACU-LIFE Cot Finger Splint, model 400293, is a finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries. This splint immobilizes and protects the injured finger. It is made from a malleable aluminum alloy that adjusts to different finger sizes, and a high-grade foam that absorbs shock. SIZES: Small, medium, or large.

Acu-Life Finger Buddies (Model 400562)

Acu-Life Finger Buddies, model 400562, are a ring splint designed for use by individuals with jammed or sprained fingers that do not require immobilization. This adjustable, reusable ring splint circles the injured finger and its neighboring finger and holds them together. It protects and supports the injured finger while allowing movement at the joint. The packaging includes bilingual English / Spanish product information. SIZE: oNE SIZE.

Acu-Life Finger Injury System (Model 400563)

The Acu-Life Finger Injury System, model 400563, is a hot or cold therapy system and finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries or arthritis. The kit contains a finger gel pack and a comfort splint that can be used to treat the two stages of finger injuries. In the first stage, the gel pack allows the user to administer cold therapy three or four times a day to reduce swelling and soreness. In the second stage, the splint can be used to protect the recovering fi

Acu-Life Gutter Finger Splint (Model 400294)

The Acu-Life Gutter Finger Splint, model 400294, is a finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries. The splint has a curved "gutter" shape that fits around the finger to immobilize and protect it. The splint is made of malleable aluminum alloy that adjusts to different finger sizes, with high-grade foam that absorbs shock. SIZES: Each package contains one small, one medium, and one large splint.

Acu-Life Universal Finger Splint (Model 400561)

The Acu-Life Universal Finger Splint, model 400561, is a finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries or disabilities. Made from a malleable aluminum alloy for a customized fit, this splint comes with adjustable straps and immobilizes the finger. The packaging includes bilingual English / Spanish instructions.

Acu-Life Velcro Finger Splint (Model 400529)

The Acu-Life Velcro Finger Splint, model 400529, is a finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with finger injuries or disabilities. This splint features high-grade foam to absorb shock, and is attached with Velcro straps. SIZES: Small and medium.

Acuback Heat Roller For Back Pain Relief

The Acuback heat roller is designed to relieve tension with therapeutic warmth. IT is microwavable and offers back and neck support. Nubby or textured supports create acupuncture-like therapy to release tight muscles and the design recreates the natural curve of the lumbar spine. Realigns the upper back and neck. Place it under neck, lower back, legs, or hands. Warm in microwave for one minute for 75 minutes of deep, soothing heat. Carrying case included.

Acupoint Headpointer (Model 5801)

The AcuPoint Headpointer, model 5801, is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The headpiece has an adjustable elastic strap of strong, lightweight graphite/glass composite lined with anti-bacterial treated foam for comfortable, sanitary use. The telescoping pointer is graphite with a small, flexible rubber tip.

Ada 100 Area Of Rescue Call System

The ADA 100 Area of Rescue Call System is an intercom based call signal system that is designed to be vandal-proof and in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act requirements. The system consists of multiple Master stations that are either wall- or desk- mounted, and up to 60 of individual area stations, installed flush in the wall or surface mounted, in Areas of Rescue Assistance. This 2-way communication system presents both locations with visual as well as audible signals, and allow

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

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

Ada Flex Solutions Elbow Extension Orthosis

The ADA Flex Solutions Elbow Extension Orthosis is an elbow extension orthosis designed for use with individuals with elbow flexion contractures. This brace provides active serial treatment of elbow flexion contractures as the brace applies a steady extension force through the elbow pad. The brace can be adjusted by snugging the straps. Cuffs, bars, and pads are interchangeable to allow for cleaning and individual sizing. SIZES: Child, small, medium, or large.

Adapt-A-Grip System

The Adapt-A-Grip System is a grasping aid for the hand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or grasping disabilities. This system enables individuals with limited or no hand function to independently use and switch between such items as eating utensils, brushes, cups, electric razors, toothbrushes, phones, and others. Objects are attached to adaptors with zip ties or Velcro straps (both included). Once objects are attached, they can be loaded into the accessory holder which se

Adapt-A-Lap

The Adapt-A-Lap is an angle- and height-adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with mobility and upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight plastic easel features two moveable straps to hold the reading material in place and a see through filament to hold the pages open. An extendible leg and a base with concave and convex curves provides stability and the easel can rest on the user's upper chest to bring the material closer to those with low vision. This device adapts to a

Adapt-A-Tray

The Adapt-A-Tray is a laptray designed to provide upper body positioning for people with spinal cord injury or neurological or severe physical disabilities who use wheelchairs. The system incorporates a tray with a hole-punched surface to enable attachment of brackets and padded blocks to aid in positioning of the upper extremities, equipment, communication aids, or activities. The starter kit includes one tray with holes, one overlay to create a smooth tray surface, four 45-degreec attachment b

Adaptations For Independent Use Of Cassette Tape Recorder/radio By High-Level Quadriplegic Patients.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Mouthsticks and adapted holder for cassettes to allow a C-3 to C-5 quadriplegic to operate a tape recorder/radio in order to listen to music independently. This adaptation needs two mouthsticks made of metal, plastic or wood: one about 50 cm long with a friction tip (i.e., a dowel and and a pencil eraser), and one that separates into two 9 cm "fingers" with 1 cm projections to fit into the holes in the cassette; a cassette holder tilted at a 70-degree

Adapted Bocce

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

Adapted Book

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

Adapted Classic Dress (Model 21020)

The Adapted Classic Dress, model 21020, is a women's dress designed for wear by senior women and women with arthritis or other physical disabilities. Made of polyester interlock, this dress offers banded short sleeves and a full open back with five easy touch tab closures down the center for ease in assisted dressing. The dress has side seam pockets, front button detail, shirt collar neck, and a tie belt. SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR:Mauve blossom, pink blosso

Adapted Controller For Remote Control Cars

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

Adapted Dvd Player (Model 1578)

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

Adapted Hands-Free Bluetooth

The Adapted Hands-Free Bluetooth is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of spinal cord injury, stroke, Gillian-Barre syndrome or muscular dystrophy.  Users first pair their phone with the Bluetooth speaker phone, then press their switch to answer the phone; press again to hang up. Bluetooth speaker phone has superior sound, echo cancellation and noise reduction. The Bluetooth is compact and fits on any tabletop, wheelchair tray, or b

Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O (Model 941)

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

Adapted Hungry Hippo

Adapted Hungry Hippo, model 737, is a board game designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This adapted game has two paddles attached to the Hippos for easy activation. Simply hit the paddles and watch as the Hippos race to gobble up as many marbles as possible. This board game helps increase eye-hand coordination and hand strengthening. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6.5 x 25 x 16.5 inches. WEIGHT: 3.25 pounds.

Adapted Musical Instrument

Adapted Musical Instrument are designed for individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or upper motor neuron involvement. These instruments have been adapted for use on a wheelchair tray. The upper wood bar is removable to drum on the lower bar or the upper instrument. This would be good for a student who may only have the use of one hand and is unable to hold the instrument with the other hand.

Adapted Puzzle

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

Adapted Ski Pole

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping disabilities to use a ski pole. A glove was specially sewn from a mitt to contain just two fingers. The fingers fit on either side of the post. The hand is held in place by the wide Velcro band around the arm and the wrist, which is made flexible by a rubber joint. TITLE: The Adapted Skipole. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/skipole1.htm. REF: The originator, Tom Jeary, can be contact

Adapted Sony Cd Walkman (Model 331)

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

Adapted Spoon

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted spoon for an adult with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spinal fusion. This individual has limited mobility, can only lift her arms to her chest, and cannot bend her neck. As a result, she has been limited in the types of foods she can eat since she could only use a fork. A temporary solution of taping a dessert spoon and a teaspoon together worked well but was unhygienic, and the tape would come undone over time. A perma

Adapted Two Switch Ihome

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

Adapted VibraFlex Massager

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

Adapted Wireless Appliance Control

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

Adapting Puzzles

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

Adaptivation Pal Pad Switches

Pal Pad Switches is a pressure activated membrane switch designed for individuals with limited movement as a result of development delays and neurological involvement.  It requires just the slightest touch - just 1.2 ounces of force to activate. The Pal Pad can be activated directly from above or at a shallow angle. Equipped with a 1/8-inch plug makes them usable with any communication air or battery-operated assistive device with a standard 1/8-inch jack. Rigid and durable pads are approximatel

Adaptive Cricket Bat

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted cricket bat for motorized wheelchair users to use in to play an adaptive cricket game. This adaptation of the game was developed by the Recreation Service at Northcott in Austrailia. A physiotherapist at Northcott contacted TADNSW to find out if it would be possible to create a cricket bat for individuals who use a wheelchair and have no upper body strength. The bat needed to be adapted and useable to attach to all the vari

Adaptive Fixtures Kit (Model Af-10-K)

The Adaptive Fixtures Kit is a switch mounting hardware kit designed for use as a replacement program or as an eveluation tool for properly mounting switches. The Kit is comprised of multi-purpose pieces and parts that can be used as "on the spot" replacement and sent on with the user. You can then reorder the parts as necessary to replace what has been used. The Kit can also be used as an evaluation tool where the parts never leave the Kit. Mountings can be experimented with to find a particula

Add-On Handles

The Easi-Grip Add-On Handles are grip attachments for garden tools designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. These grips can be added to short handled garden tools for an ergonomic grip or to standard rakes, hoes, brooms, etc. to provide an ergonomic grip and enable a more upright stance. The grips are fitted by clamping the unit to a handle and tightening the large plastic wing nuts on the stainless steel clamps. OPTIONS: An Arm Support Cuff tha

Adesso Smart Cat Usb Touchpad (Model Gdu-410)

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

Adesso Tru-Form Media - Contoured Ergonomic Keyboard With Hotkeys (Model Pck-208B)

The Adesso Tru-Form Media - Contoured Ergonomic Keyboard with Hotkeys, model PCK-208B, is an expanded keyboard designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome and other disabilities of the hand or wrist. This ergonomically designed split keyboard features a split-key and sloped 3-D design that conforms to natural arm and hands positions intended to reduce tension in shoulders, arms and wrists. It has built-in wrist supports, 8 multi-media hot keys for one-touch access to multimedia f

Adjustable Armrest For Disabled Artist.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable angle device to support the arm of an artist while painting or drawing. Describes device made of wood: a piece long enough to support the arm (from the elbow) and hand hinged to a base, with the support also hinged so it can be slotted into holes on the base, making it adjustable; the part that the arm rests on is padded for comfort. The device rests on a table, as does the easel. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. TITLE: Adj

Adjustable Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest which adjusts to hold the book at many angles. Book rest made of wood, with wing nuts and bolts to provide adjustability. Provides shopping list of materials needed, instructions and diagram. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 88-89. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

Adjustable Hand Therapy And Activity Table (Model Gpp-3636)

The Adjustable Hand Therapy and Activity Table, model GPP-3636, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table has a laminate top and a dual comfort recess to provide close positioning for the therapist and the client. Height adjustment is accomplished by pulling on the adjustment knob. To lower the table, the knob is pulled and gentle pressure is applied to the top. OPTIONS: Casters. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 24 to 36 inches an

Adjustable Head Pointer (Model 6001)

The Adjustable Head Pointer, model 6001 is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The Adjustable Head Pointer is an aluminum pointer that projects from above the forehead. Size and shape of the frame, as well as the length and angle of the pointing rod are adjustable. The elastic head band and chin strap attach with hook-and-loop material.

Adjustable Headstick / Pointer (Model H71830)

The Adjustable Headstick/Pointer, model H71830, is a headwand designed to assist nonvocal individuals with communication. The device may also be used as an actuator for switches or controls. The device consists of plastic bands adjustable to the size of the user's head and reinforced with metal hardware, and topped with the aluminum pointer rod. The headband features padding at the forehead for comfort. The rod is length and angle adjustable in any direction and has a pencil holder at the tip. D

Adjustable Keyboard Tray

The Adjustable Keyboard Tray is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities. This tray is available for standard or ergonomic keyboards and offers a range of adjustments for sitting or standing use, as well as adjustable tilt and optimal mouse positioning for right- or left-handed use. The tray also features gel wrist rests, a sliding mouse tray, smooth undersides, and extra knee clearance. This keyboard tray is also available without a mouse tray.

Adjustable Pressure Switch

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

Adjustable Telephone Support

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adjustable phone support to enable an individual with limited use of one arm to have less difficulty operating her speaker-phone. A vertical adjustment is provided by clamping the frame to vertical copper pipes that are mounted to a wall with hose clips. The up and down motion of the bottom of the phone is adjusted by pivoting the wood mounting base piece around the horizontal three-quarter-inch copper tube at its top edge. Adjusting the rotati

Adjustable Touch Screen Mouth Stylus (Model 9089)

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

Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus

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

Adjustable Wrist Wrap

The Adjustable Wrist Wrap is a splint designed to provide compression, support, heat, and comfort for individuals requiring additional support in the wrist due to injury or illness, chronic weakness in the wrist, mild sprains, strains, and for carpal tunnel syndrome. The brace may useful for arthritis and for post-operative or post-cast rehabilitation. It is made of 1/8-inch neoprene with a plush "universal loop" laminate which allows easy adjustment with the hook wrap. SIZE: One size fits all.

Adjustable Writing Slope (Models Sb24 And Sb16)

The Adjustable Writing Slope, models SB16 and SB24, is an adjustable-angle writing platform designed for use by children and adults with neurological and physical disabilities. Intended to improve posture while reading and writing, the Slant Board can be used on any flat surface and adjusts to 10 angles that range between 10 and 80 degrees for personalized comfort. It is handcrafted from durable hardwood ply with a low-contrast, non-glare, clear lacquer finish. The Adjustable Writing Slope is eq

ADMouse

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

Adrian's Bus Pass/phone Holder (Model 173)

The Adrian's Bus Pass/Phone Holder, model 173, is a cell phone pouch designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It hangs around the neck and keeps necessary items within reach, right in front. This machine-washable denim-shirt-shaped pouch has space for keys, bus pass, cell phone, and/or lunch money. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 5.5 x 5.5 inches at the broadest point; it narrows to 4 inches wide. The neck cord is 22 inches long. COLOR: Available in assorted co

Adult Bib (Models 70212 & 70213)

The Adult Bib, models 70212 and 70213, is a bib designed for wear by individuals with upper extremity or eating and swallowing disabilities. These large, machine-washable and dryable bibs have 100 percent cotton fronts, fully-lined waterproof backs, and snap closure at the back of the neck. SIZES: One size fits most. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 36 x 18 inches. COLORS: Paisley (70212) or Floral (70213).

Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector

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

Adult Bib Clothing Protector - Smoker Bib

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

Adult Bib Flannel Shirt Clothing Protector

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

Adult Bib Short Vest

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

Adult Bib Striped T-Shirt Protector

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

Adult Bibs Button Down Shirt Protector

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

Adult Clothing Protector

The Adult Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. Made with polyester/cotton waterproof material, this bib covers the front of the body from neck to lap and fastens at the neck with a Velcro closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 17.75 x 36 inches. COLORS: Rose, green, or navy print.

Adult Snap Front Sleeper (Model A612)

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

Adult Striped Reusable Bib

The Adult Striped Reusable Bib is a bib designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Designed to help protect clothing while eating, the front of the bib is made with heavyweight terry cloth, and it has a full length waterproof backing. Other features include colored binding and a Velcro neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 34 x 18 inches.

Adult Terry Cloth Bib (Models Cib109 & Cib110)

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

Adult Weighted Holder

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

Advantage Arm Keyboard Support Mechanism

The Advantage Arm Keyboard Support Mechanism is a keyboard tray support arm designed for use in wheelchair accessible computer workstations. The unit features an extended, fully adjustable spring-assisted arm with a lock/release mechanism. The spring-assist feature offsets keyboard weight. The unit is fully retractable. A closed fist can be used to lock and unlock a single, large, horizontal lever on the front of the unit for setting height and tilt position. To adjust the keyboard tray, the use

Aeon Labs Z-Wave Wireless Remote

The Aeon Labs Z-Wave Wireless Remote can be used to control up to eight different devices. It can either be used in place of a home controller, in a situation where only a few simple z-wave devices are in use, or as an additional controller for local devices. Four buttons are visible on the control with a further four hidden by a slide cover.

Aerobie Squidgie Ball

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

Aevit W-Series Steering System

The AEVIT W-Series Steering System is a small steering wheel designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. It utilizes a miniature wheel input device. The total number of rotations from full left steer to full right steer is 6-3/4 turns, which is approximately twice the rotations of the OEM steering wheel. The force input required to turn the wheel is 0.2 pounds as measured at a position of 3 3/8 inches from center. DIMENSIONS: Wheel input device is 6 inches in diameter.

Aevit Xj-Series Steering System

The AEVIT XJ-Series Steering System is a sensitized steering control system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This stand-alone steering control device utilizes a single axis joystick input device. The joystick is constrained to move only in the X-axis, that is, from side to side. The mechanism requires a maximum input force of only 0.2 pounds, and is internally spring-loaded to return to the center, or null, position. This input device can be positioned for eithe

Ahf Spanish Dictionary

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

Air Bellow (Model B141Ba)

Round pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins pressure switch. Pressure on bellows remotely activates electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shock proof. Pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/ off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/ off or sequenced with no danger of shock.

Air Duct Kitchen Accessories

Air Duct Kitchen Accessories are adjustable kitchen components designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities.This shelf-mounted unit stores a variety of items with in reach in otherwise unused space. When not in use, the unit retacts into the cabinet.

Air Guitar Hero

PROTOTYPEPURPOSE: To develop a muscle-computer interface to play the "air" Guitar Hero video game. Researchers at Microsoft Research along with PhD student Scott Samponas have developed a muscle-computer interface that allows individuals with grasping disabilities to control devices without the use of the hands. TITLE: Microsoft researchers build muscle-computer interface, play air Guitar Hero. AUTHOR: Donald Melanson. WEBSITE: Engadget.com. REF: http://www.engadget.com/2009/10/27/microsoft-rese

Air Guitar Hero

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted version of “Guitar Hero” for individuals with upper limb disabilities or amputation to provide fun, entertaining and therapeutic exercise. “Air Guitar Hero” is an adaptation created by biomechanical engineer Robert Armiger and surgical roboticist Carol Reiley of Johns Hopkins University. The device translates the electrical impulses that occur between a muscle and the brain in the form of a guitar strum. Originally conceive

Air Mouse

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a cordless mouse that fits on the hand like a glove, designed for use by individuals with repetitive strain injury. The Air Mouse is designed with three main components, the support structure, the tracking device and the mouse click buttons. Designed to replace a corded mouse, a trackball or track pad, all of which hold the hand in an unnatural position. The wearable device works as a mouse only when users hand is in a flat, neutral po

Air Popper Activity Center

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

Air Putty

Air Putty is therapy putty designed for use by individuals with disabilities of the hand and fingers. Less oily than conventional putty, this putty does not adhere to the skin or under finger nails. Available in 60, 90, 120, or 400 cubic centimeter containers, this putty is color-coded by resistance. COLOR: Lavender (soft), orchid (medium-soft), or pink (medium).

Aircast Leg Brace, Small Leg Brace

Fracture orthosis for stable fractures of the lower leg, stress fractures, and ankle sprains in very tall people. Features U shaped stirrup design lined with preinflated, adjustable aircells. Stirrup provides support for the injured leg; aircells provide graduated compression to help reduce swelling and edema. Brace comes in left or right. Small Leg Brace for people 5 feet 2 inches and under.

Aircast Pneumatic Armband

Pneumatic armband provides support for tennis elbow. Consists of a preinflated aircell inserted into an adjustable foam lined Velcro strap. Concentrates pressure on injured muscle without constricting arm. Straps are 15 inches long. Longer straps available.

Aircraft Ada Recessed Hand Dryer (Model B-750)

The Aircraft ADA Recessed Hand Dryer, mode 750, is designed for use by people who have upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. It is made of cast iron with white vitreous enamel finish, and its sensor automatically turns the dryer on and off by sensing hand movement. The direction of the air can be adjusted. POWER: Available versions that can be powered by 115 volt or 222 volt power source. WARRANTY: 3 years on motor brushes; 10 years on all other parts.

Airlink Cordless Switch

The AirLink Cordless Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Used without a cord, it can be used to remotely activate appliances, toys, etc. connected to the PowerLink 3 (see separate entry) from a distance of 20 feet. Using the switch with the included cord causes it to function like a Jelly Bean Switch (see separate entry) to activate connected toys, appliances, etc. The switch is contained in a high-impact disk with a connectable base, enabl

AirSounds

AirSounds is designed to encourage movement and coordination in individuals 4 to adult with developmental disabilities, stroke or cerebral palsy.  AirSounds uses a webcam (not included) to place an image on screen, along with a selection of musical instruments.  Users can wave their hand in the air to start the music. Although designed for use with an interactive whiteboard, the program can also be used on a standard monitor.  User can select from Orchestra, Drumkit, Keyboard or Guitar.

Airvoter (Model Ac-0300-Av1V2)

The AirVoter, model AC-0300-AV1V2, is a pneumatic (sip and puff) voting machine control designed for use by voters with upper extremity disabilities or amputation, neurological or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This system allows the user to vote independently on an accessible voting machine through sips or puffs on a disposable mouthpiece in time with visible or headphone-audible cues. After a voter has completed a ballot, the mouthpiece is discarded and th

Akton Padding

Akton Padding is an elastomer product designed for lining splints, shoes, or gloves to diffuse and distribute pressure. This material also helps to reduce the energy of impacts and reduce skin shear and will not bottom out. DIMENSIONS: Available in sheets of 1/8 x 10 x 13.5 inches, 3/16 x 10 x 13.5 inches, or 0.25 x 10 x 13.5 inches.

Alimed Swedish Helparm Support System, Model 62262

Alimed Swedish Helparm Support System is a counter balanced arm support system that enhances function and promotes muscle re-education in patients with impaired upper extremity function. Ideal for those with weak shoulders but functional hands, it assists activities such as keyboarding and eating. Its adjustable frame permits use standing or seated in wheelchair.  There is an adjustment wrench adjusts and positions to assist internal or external shoulder rotation.

Aliplast 2E Quickstick Padding

AliPlast 2E (Quickstick Padding) is adhesive-backed foam padding designed for use with splints for people with carpal tunnel syndrome or other upper or lower extremity disabilities. This soft, flexible, and waterproof padding is used with splints and strap padding or tool and utensil buildups. It consists of thermoplastic closed-cell foam that is resistant to perspiration, bacteria or odors. The padding can also be used for cushioning hard edges on beds and wheelchairs. For extra strong bondi

All By Myself

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

All Fit Back Support

The All Fit Back Support is a low back orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and back pain or strain. Made of high performance breathable spandex, this wide support belt is designed to provide lumbar and abdominal support when lifting or bending. The support consists of a 9.5-inch wide belt that fits most wearers and removable, adjustable non-elastic suspenders. Other features include a comfortable neoprene pad that fits over the center of the back over the

All Inclusive Lend-A-Hand

The All Inclusive Lend-A-Hand is a forearm cuff tool holder or grasping aid designed to help people with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or hand amputees to hold a variety of objects that have a narrow handle, including golf clubs, tools, brooms, mops, rakes shovels and paint brushes. The All Inclusive Lend-A-Hand is a long pocket constructed of heavy-duty fabric that is firmly attached to the user’s forearm by three straps that fasten with snaps. Five interchangeable, revers

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.

All-Around Self-Opening Pliers (Model Sw5205)

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

Alleviate Support System (Model 99444)

The Alleviate Support System, model 99444, is an arm and back support designed for use by dentists and dental assistants to prevent upper extremity injuries. The purpose is to relieve and reduce the occurrence of musculoskeletal pain and localized fatigue caused by excess weight placed on the shoulders when one or both arms are elevated away from the body during dental procedures. The unit includes a pair of gel elbow rests to provide comfort and support while absorbing vibration from instrument

Alphabet And Number Caps

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

Alphabet Tracing Stencils

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

Alternative Door Opener (Ado)

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY PURPOSE: To assist individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities in activating a large-button powered door operator. Resembling a baton, this device is made from a wooden cylinder with a section cut from a bicycle handlebar grip covering the end used to push the activator button. The ADO is attached to the side of the door operator pad/button using Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches long x 0.75 inch in diameter. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop skills with a table saw.

Aluminum Bowling Ramp, Two-Piece (Model H712061000)

The Aluminum Bowling Ramp, Two Piece, model H712061000, is a bowling ramp designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, mobility, or balance disabilities. This ramp can be used while seated or standing. The ramp is placed at the front of a lane and lined up for a direct path to the pins. The bowler simply gives the ball a slight push to send it rolling down the alley. The unit is made of high-strength aluminum alloy with a clear anodized finish and includes a "U" frame and one-piece ramp

Aluminum Tablet Pen

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

Alvema Ito Stroller

The Alvema Ito Stroller is a lightweight tilt-in-space stroller designed for use by children with physical disabilities. FRAME (HxLxW): The folding frame is available in two sizes. Folded dimensions are 23 x 13 x 30 inches (small) or 25 x 13 x 33 inches (large). The total width is 23 inches on the small size or 25 inches for the large size. Standard features include a height adjustable handle. Other optional accessories include a basket, sunroof, rain/wind cape, or grip rail. SEAT (LxW): 9 to 11

Ambidextrous Lever Handle Lock (Model 7055)

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

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

American Bidet Sitzbath Appliance

The American Bidet Sitzbath Appliance is a colonic treatment toilet seat with warm water for washing and warm air for drying. It is available with hand or food operated remote control, and easily attaches to any toilet in home or apartment. It is portable and removable; no special plumbing work necessary. The seat and lid also are removeable for cleaning.

Ameriphone Amsx Alertmaster Motion Sensor (Model 01884)

The Ameriphone AMSX AlertMaster Motion Sensor, model 01884, is a wireless security system designed to indicate the presence of someone in the house for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. It monitors the entry, hallway, or window and notifies the user of any unusual motion. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). WARRANTY: One year.

Amplified Photo Phone (Model P300)

The Amplified Photo Phone, model P300, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with visual, hearing, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This phone features a nine-section programmable touch pad with a space for a photograph over each section (three designer color photo frames are included). When the photograph is pressed, the corresponding phone number is automatically dialed, providing visual cues for the person or place being called. The phone also functions as

Amputee Spinner

The Amputee Spinner is a steering wheel spinner ring designed for use by drivers with a prosthetic upper limb or hook. This device features a large ring that attaches to the rim of the steering wheel. This device can be removed when not required by the driver. WARRANTY: 5 years.

Analog Switch Pad

The Analog Switch Pad is a touch activated buttonswitch designed to control battery operated toys, environmental controls and computer access interfaces. The force adjustable electronic switch features a large activation area that is soft and compliant to the touch. Force sensitivity can be adjusted by a small dial from approximately one ounce to 32 ounces activation pressure, applied over an area ranging from the size of a fingertip to the size of the entire switch surface. A small LED lamp glo

Anchored Joystick And Button Computer Control Input Interface

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

Angel Faucet

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a hand washing device for individuals who are one handed or had an arm amputated. The Angel Faucet is an electronic faucet with a scrubbing pad designed for use by individuals who have use of only one hand or arm. The sensor-activated tap has a scrubbing pad mounted on top of the spigot that allows the user to scrub and clean the single hand effectively. The pad is made of soft silicon, and it can be removed for cleaning. The flow of wat

Angled Lightweight Knife

The Angled Lightweight Knife is a knife with a built-up handle designed for use by individuals with weakened or painful grasps and limited arm or wrist motion. This dishwasher-safe lightweight stainless steel utensil is mounted on plastic stems and hygienically sealed into sculptured closed-cell foam handles with finger contours. The knife can be used without cocking the wrist and has a 90-degree angle. OPTIONS: Available items include a left-hand angled fork, a right-hand angled fork, a left-ha

Angled Spoon With Built-Up Handle

The Angled Spoon is a spoon with built-up handle designed for use by people with limited range of motion, neurological and upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Designed for right-handed use, this spoon minimizes movement of the shoulder and forearm as food is scooped onto the spoon with elbow motion. The spoon has a 45-degree offset quad grip handle and a hard plastic bowl with a ridge at the back to prevent spillage. It is latex free and dishwasher safe.

Angled Spoons

The Angled Spoons are spoons with built-up handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. Two styles are available: A fixed- angle spoon with a stainless steel bowl and a large plastic handle that fits average adult hands and an adjustable-angle spoon with a plastic bowl and handle that fits small adult and children's hands. Both styles are available in right- or left-hand models. OPTIONS: Wrist strap. DIMENSIONS: The fixe

Angler's Aid Rod Holder (Models Rh101 & Rh102)

The Angler's Aid Rod Holder is a fishing rod holder designed to enable one-handed fishing for people with upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This rod holder is made of molded plastic, and padded with soft foam rubber. This holder rests against the user's abdomen, and is held in place by waist and shoulder straps made of strong webbing with an easy on/off buckle. The rod insert is designed for straight-handled rods only, and is constructed to keep from breaking off under stress. The unit

Angora Elbow & Arm Warmer

The Angora Elbow and Arm Warmer is an arm and elbow warmer designed for use by individual with circulatory disabilities, arthritis, and other upper extremity disabilities. This arm warmer in made of an angora/wool/lycra blend. It provides natural insulation that helps maintain a steady temperature at the skin's surface. The material is breathable, moisture absorbent and latex free. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: White.

Animal Switches (Models 16, 17,18, 19, 26, & 35)

The Animal Switches are touch switches designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Available in a Kitty Switch (no.16), a Frog Switch (no. 17), a Fido (dog) Switch (no. 18), a Pig (no. 19), a Cow (no.26),and a Red Head Fish (no.35 ),these switches have detailed animal face on the large contact area. These switches activate with the slightest touch and can be used with any device adapted for single switch use. COLOR: The frog is green, the cat is yellow, the teddy bear is bla

Animated Educational Animals (Model 9312)

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

Annoying Monsters (Model 5124)

The Annoying Monsters, model 5124, are switch operated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Designed to resemble animated monsters, these plush toy monsters laugh, burp, scream and make silly sounds once the capability switch (not included) or the swirls on their bodies are pressed. Press their hand and they will repeat whatever is spoken in a silly voice. The monsters will snore as if asleep when the activation switch is n

Anti-Contamination Filter (Model 977)

The Anti-Contamination Filter is a pneumatic switch accessory designed for use with most sip-and-puff switches. This filter traps germs, mucous, and saliva, preventing contamination when a switch is used by more than one person. Model 966-F is a single filter and model 977 is a set of six filters.

Appelspade

The Appelspade is a stainless steel spade designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities resulting in stiffness of the wrist. Made completely of stainless steel, this spade features two vertical handles connected at the top, creating an inverted U. The space between the blade and the footrest is designed to prevent soil accumulation. The space between the two vertical handles is designed to allow the knee to be placed straight above the foot. A halfcircular lower handle i

Apple Magic Trackpad, Model MC380LL/A

The Apple® Magic Trackpad, Model MC380LL/A is a trackpad touchpad mouse for computer use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Features Multi-Touch technology, gesture support and inertial scrolling for smooth, natural movements. Wireless connectivity. Wireless range of up to 33 feet allows users to work from a comfortable distance. Inertial scrolling offers a natural feel when moving through Web pages or documents. Use in place of or alongside a mouse (not included). Large area for

Apt-1 Hi-Lo Active Passive Trainer

The APT-1 Hi-Lo Active Passive Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors or individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. The unit is mounted on an adjustable stand so it can be positioned for either arm or leg exercise. It can be positioned low near the floor for lower body exercises or raised up to table top height for upper body workouts. An assortment of accessories are available to enable users with a

Apt-1 Portable Active Passive Trainer

The APT-1 Portable Active Passive Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors and individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. This portable standalone unit with an adjustable angle base can be used on a table top for upper body workouts, or on the floor for lower body exercise while the user is seated in a wheelchair or chair. An assortment of accessories are available to enable users with a variety of phy

Apt-5 Active Passive Digital Trainer

The APT-5 Active Passive Digital Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors and individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. Fully digital, this unit enables the user to control speed, resistance, amount of spins and load levels. A remote control facilitates operation for users with limited movement abilities. This portable, standalone unit with an adjustable angle base can be used on a table top for upper

Aqua Ramp

The Aqua Ramp is a portable swimming pool ramp designed to provide swimming pool access for wheelchair users and others who have difficulty using a ladder or steps. This lightweight aluminum ramp has non-skid surfaces, and it is wide enough for most aquatic wheelchairs. It automatically adjusts with movable floor systems. The ramp includes a lower platform. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 3 feet; lower platform is 3 feet long. WEIGHT: 250 pounds. WARRANTY: 5 year structural warranty.

Aqua Shampoo Gloves

The Aqua Total Shampoo Gloves are disposable shampoo gloves designed for use by caregivers of individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. These gloves are intended to eliminate the use for soap and water when cleaning a person's hair. They are made of a polyester viscose blend that is pre-moistened with hypoallergenic washing lotion that dries quickly and does not require rinsing with water. Other features include a protective liner designed to protect caregivers against b

Aquabells Dumbbells Water Weights

AquaBells Dumbbells Water Weights are weights designed for individuals who want to work on resistance training, strength training, or physical therapy. Weights fill with water to patient’s desired weight and can deflate within seconds. Set includes 8 fillable blue dumbbells, each weighing 4 pounds. One 13 inch dumbbell can hold up to 4 weights. Has soft cushioned grips. Due to hygiene purposes, product non-returnable.

Aquabodyciser (Model Aq14)

The AquaBodyCiser, model AQ14, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This device can be used for lumbar stabilization exercises or for cardiovascular or knee and shoulder rehabilitation. It has an adjustable shutter mechanism that can be used to increase and decrease resistance. Sample exercises are included.

Aquaclean 8000

Aquaclean 8000 is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility and use of their upper extremities as a result of arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries. The Aquaclean 8000 shower toilet combines all the features of a conventional WC and bidet, in addition to warm-air drying. There is a shower, drying and air purifying operation that is virtually hands-free. In addition, fresh water at body temperature is used for cleaning.

Aquatic Therapy Float

The Aquatic Therapy Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children or adults with lower or upper extremity disabilities. This flotation device supports the user in a prone or supine position for aquatic therapy for lower and upper extremity strengthening and range of motion. The device's contour lines allow free movement of arms and legs while the individual is securely strapped on the float. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. CAPACITY: The small model supports up to 50 pounds; the med

Arcmate E-Z Reacher

The ArcMate E-Z Reacher is designed to assist individuals with limited reach or who need assistance in reaching objects without significant bending or stretching. This reacher features a plastic handle, a pair of flexible aluminum claws with round rubber suction grips, and an aluminum shaft. The reacher is designed for one-or two-handed use and can hold items weighing up to two pounds. Folding and locking models are available. SIZES: Compact, standard, folding. DIMENSIONS: The standard and fol

Arm Assist

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

Arm Glider Upper Extremity Support

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

Arm Skates (Models 31911, 31912 & 31913)

Arm Skates are exercise skates designed to provide range-of-motion exercise for arms and shoulders. All models are equipped with ball rollers and padded fastening straps, and are lined with removable, padded, synthetic sheepskin. DIMENSIONS: The ball rollers are 1 inch in diameter. Model 31912 is 6 x 6 inches; model 31911 is 6 x 12 inches; and model 31913 is 6 x 18 inches. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of p

Arm Sling

The Arm Sling is designed to provide support and even weight distribution for the arm. Made of durable muslin webbing, this sling features hook-and-loop closure and a shoulder strap. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS: The small sling is 14 x 6.5 inches, the medium is 16 x 7.5 inches, the large is 18 x 8.5 inches, and the extra large is 20 x 9.5 inches.

Arm Sling

Pocket arm sling for providing support and immobilization after arm injury or surgery. Cotton duck fabric with nonslip metal fasteners to adjust strap length. Single shoulder strap. Immobilization and Velpeau sling model provides immobilization in Velpeau position and has one shoulder strap and one waist strap to maintain arm close to body. Both models available with sizes; pediatric 10 by 4 inches, small 12 by 4 inches, medium 15 by 6 inches, large 17 by 7 inches.

Arm Sling (Model Bk6156)

Envelope type arm sling, contoured closed elbow, supports wrist and hand. Single adjustable strap. Deluxe is heavy duty cotton duck fabric with buckle closure. Standard is cotton duck fabric with velcro closure. Small, medium, large.

Arm Sling (Models C17, C188, & C19)

Canvas sling, 2 open ends, single adjustable neck strap. Small 7 to 9 inch forearm, medium 9 to 11 inches, large 11 to 13 inches.

Arm Sling.

Arm slings, cotton denim with adjustable length shoulder strap with velcro closure. Dandy Lion Comfort Model has single shoulder strap. Economy model also has single shoulder strap. Dandy Lion Velpeau Sling and Immobilizer maintains arm in velpeau position with steady close to body support and additional adjustable waist strap with velcro closure. Small 12 by 4 inches, medium 15 by 6 inches, and large 17 by 7 inches.

Arm Sling.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Arm sling supported affected arm and transfer weight to unaffected shoulder. Instructions for making an arm sling out of fabric to match a dress. Reinforced fabric arm loops, and back strap with buckle for adjustments. Dimensions are provided on a detailed drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR:Bowar, M. TITLE:Clothing for the Handicapped, Fashion Adaptations for Adults and Children. REF:Book: Sister Kenny Institute Rehabilitation Publication 737.: p

Arm Sling.

Arm sling with single webbing strap, 1 1/8 inch wide. Two adjustable loops. One size.

Arm Tray With Arm Tray Pillow (Model A74610)

The Arm Tray with Arm Tray Pillow is an arm trough designed to provide arm support for people with upper extremity disabilities who also use wheelchairs. This tray features a comfortable, polyester fiber filled pillow containing extra filling underneath the hand for elevation to help reduce edema. The forarm portion of the pillow cups the arm, padding the sides and base of the tray. It includes all straps to securely position the pillow in the tray and the arm on the pillow. The pillow is machin

Arm Tray With Straps (Model A7461)

The Arm Tray with Straps, model A7461, is a plastic arm trough designed to provide arm support for people with upper extremity disabilities who also use wheelchairs. The tray is equipped with three Velcro straps to secure the device to the wheelchair and Kushionflex pad to buffer any potential area of irritation. The tray can be secured on chairs with standard arms using three straps and on chairs with desk-length arms secured by only two straps. DIMENSIONS: The straps are one inch wide and the

Armrx Arm Glove

The ArmRX Arm Glove is a cast or prosthesis protector designed to protect upper extremity casts, prostheses, lacerations, surgical sites, or skin conditions from exposure to water while showering. These long, disposable clear polyethylene gloves extend above the elbow and are held in place by two adjustable hook-and-loop straps at the top.

Arrow Q Series Lever Lockset

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

Arrow W Series Lever Lockset

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

Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)

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

Arthritis Kitchen Kit

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

Arthritis Sleep And Leisur Bra

The Arthritis Sleep and Leisure Bra is a bra designed for use by women with limited hand or upper body dexterity resulting from arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or fibromyalgia. Designed to make it easier for women with disabilities to dress, this bra is made of cotton and spandex knit and features Velcro front closure. SIZES: Small (34), medium (36), large (38), and extra- large (40). COLOR: White.

Arthroscopic Traction Assist

The Arthroscopic Traction Assist is a hand splint designed to hang from a traction device to provide proper positioning of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery and as an assistive suspension device for upper extremity fracture reduction. The orthosis is comprised of a foam lined, hypoallergenic, linear polyethylene plastic with a padded dorsal tongue that enables it to provide rigid cast-like protection. It is customizable using a heat gun and scissors. One presewn double layer cotton stocki

Articulating Arm (Model H-1)

The Articulating Arm is switch mounting hardware designed to enable control switches and communicators to be placed in virtually any position for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. The adjustable arm attaches to a table, wheelchair, bed rail, etc. Three knobs permit adjustability and lock the unit in position.

Articulating Keyboard Support (Model 9041)

The Articulating Keyboard Support, model 9041, is a keyboard support arm designed to provide keyboard access and position the keyboard to prevent repetitive strain injury. This unit mounts the keyboard beneath the desk, and allows the user to adjust its height and angle. The keyboard platform (not included) tilts plus or minus 15 degrees. The platform slides along a track mounted under the work surface and tucks away when not in use. OPTIONS: Large keyboard platform with left or right mouse tray

Artificial Muscle-Operated (Amo) Arm

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a prosthetic arm that is controlled by the user’s brain signals, and powered by compressed air for individuals who have had an arm amputated or who are otherwise missing an arm. Undergraduate biomedical engineering students; Thiago Caires and Michal Prywata, from Toronto’s Ryerson University have created the Artificial Muscle-Operated (AMO) Arm. The AMO arm offers a greater range of movement than traditional prostheses, doesn’t require

Artificial Skin with Pressure Sensation

Artificial skin is a flexible, skin-like plastic material that can send pressure sensations to the brain. Created by Stanford engineers, this artificial skin can detect how hard it is being pressed and generate an electric Morse code-like signal to deliver this sensory input directly to a living brain cell. It is made up of a two-ply plastic construct: The top layer creates a sensing mechanism and the bottom layer acts as the circuit to transport electrical signals and translate them into bioche

Artist Mouth Operated Brush/tool Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder overcomes difficulty of gripping and manipulating brush or tool with hands and fingers. An ordinary plastic or rubber kitchen mixing tool is adapted to serve as a means to grip and manipulate the artist's brush using the teeth. Rubber or plastic tubing can also be attached to the brush to enhance ability to grip and manipulate it using the teeth. COMMENTS: For further information contact developers: National Institute on Art and Disabilities, 55

Ashtray With Remote Smoker Tube (Model 16C036)

The Ashtray with Remote Smoker Tube, model 16C036, is a remotesmoking device designed for use by individuals with severe or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The consists of a clear tube attached on one end to the inside of the ashtray where the cigarette is placed; the other end of the tube acts as a mouthpiece for the user to smoke. The device is designed so that the cigarette remains contained in the ashtray if the user falls asleep while smoking. DIMENSIONS: The tube is 36

Ask Me More Tigger, Ask Me More Pooh, & Ask Me More Eeyore

Ask Me More Tigger, Ask Me More Pooh, and Ask Me More Eeyore are stuffed animals designed for use by children with upper extremity, vision, and severe physical disabilities. Sold separately, when children squeeze each animal's paw, they answer yes or no questions and occasionally ask questions of their own.

Asl Adjustable Photo-Electric Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl209-M)

The ASL Adjustable Photo-Electric Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL209_M, is a photo-electric power wheelchair control switch designed for use by individuals with gross motor disabilities or mobility disabilities. This adjustable photo- electric switch can be used on a power wheelchair with ASL proportional driving controls, or for non-driving purposes. It requires the addition of an appropriate ASL 804 power source cable to receive power from the power wheelchair, and can be used with all power

Asl Egg Switch (Model Asl300)

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

Asl Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount (Model Asl300R)

The ASL Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount, model ASL300R, is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This mount for the ASL 300 Egg Switch (not included; see separate entry) holds the Egg Switch near the user's finger. Screws for the switch are included. OPTIONS: Egg switch (model ASL 300).

Asl Pneumatic Switch - Sip N Puff (Model Asl308)

The ASL Pneumatic Switch - Sip & Puff, model ASL308, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This switch has two mono jack outputs that allow breath control of two separate functions. OPTIONS: ASL 607 series of sip n puff tube mounts.

Asl Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl204-M)

The ASL Proximity Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL204-M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This "no touch" switch can be used with ASL proportional driver controls with power wheelchairs or for non driving purposes such as computer control. This single function switch has an activation range of touch to half inch. Activation occurs when it senses a hand or another part of the body in the activation area. This switch is intended to be used throu

Assistance Dog Light Switches

Assistance dog light switch is designed for use by individuals with limited motor control and coordination as a result degenerative disease. This project was created to provide a solution for a specific end user and a specific problem. It designed to allow a companion dog turn on the lights in a home for an individual with limited motor coordination.  

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.

Assistive Dining Device

The Assistive Dining Device is a powered feeder designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to feed themselves without using their arms or hands. This powered feeder has rotating bowls, a mechanical spoon, and a positioning arm. The bowls containing the food rotate until the desired food is located under the spoon. The spoon then dips into the bowl, scoops up the food, and presents a rounded spoonful of food very near the lips of the user. The user must lean forward slightly

Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling)

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This is an instruction on how to make an assistive dining device for people with limited or no arm strength (such as Muscular Dystrophy or ALS) but still have hand movement. The assistive device (Schleeder) is designed to work with spoon and bowl. The instruction is created for occupational Therapist or those whose loved one may be benefited from this device.

At Accessibility Suite

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

Atlas

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a bi-manual rehabilitation glove system to monitor the hand movements of individuals who have experienced stroke. Researchers at Northeastern University have created the Angle Tracking and Location At home System (ATLAS), a bi-manual rehabilitation glove system and tracking device that utilizes two gloves to monitor the hand movements of stroke survivors. The system's creators' eventually intend to release the ATLAS as an at-home testing

Atlas, Atlas Ultra, And Atlas-Lc Ergonomic Book And Copy Holders

Atlas Ergonomic Book and Copy Holders are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available in birch and Trespa (a strong wood product), these units hold books, newspapers, magazines, or individual sheets of paper at a comfortable angle for reading. The Standard Atlas consists of a solid base, a height- and angle-adjustable book support, a shelf, four page stoppers, a spring-loaded clip,and a line guide to hold the place on the page. The Atlas Ultra is also

Attainment Switch

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

Attendant Call Chime (Model 1499)

The Attendant Call Chime, model 1499, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with mobility and communication disabilities. This unit has a transmitter with a call button; when the button is depressed, a chime sounds at the receiver up to 40 feet away. The unit is adapted for use with a capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 2 AA and 1 12-volt batteries. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 0.05 pounds.

Autoject 2

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

Automark

The AutoMARK is a voice output and switch adapted voting machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This touchscreen electronic voting machines has adjustable on-screen font sizes for voters with low vision, voice output for voters who are blind, and a sip/puff tube for voters unable to use the touch screen or buttons. The unit also has multiple language capability and supports write-in candidates, and can be used in combination with

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

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

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

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

Automatic Card Shuffler (Model 11475)

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

Automatic Faucet Control

The Automatic Faucet Control is a water flow control designed for use by individuals with memory or cognitive disabilities or upper extremity disabilities. This device prevents the water from being left on and provides access for those unable to turn a tap. The device replaces the aerator on existing faucets and turns the water on when the hanging wand is nudged. When the slight pressure is removed, the water automatically turns off.

Automatic Liquid Soap Dispenser

The Automatic Liquid Soap Dispenser, model 8360, is a liquid soap dispenser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. As the user places a hand under the unit's plastic dolphin, a photocell detects the hand and the dolphin automatically dispenses a predetermined amount of liquid soap. Red eyes on the dolphin light as soap dispenses. Made from ABS and PP plastic, the unit has a skid-free base and is wall mountable. It holds up to eight ounces of standard liquid soap. POWE

Automatic Tweezer

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

AutonoMEgo

The AutonoMEgo is an environmental control unit that is designed for individuals with spinal injury cord injuries, upper extremity, and neurological disorders. The Environmental control unit can be used to access lights, fans, blinds, TV, bed controls, nurse call, speech generation, computer access and dictation, web browsing, telephones, and more.  The unit consists of an Eyegaze, Sip and Puff, Voice Dictation, Customized Bed Controls, 27 inches touch screen monitor, rolling stand, IR, Z-Wave,

Autosqueeze Eyedrop Bottle Squeezer

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

Auxilia Multikey Switch Interface

Auxilia MultiKey is designed for use by individuals with limited physical upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, or dystonia.  It is a hardware switch interface that connects via the USB port and permits any 3.5 millimeters switch to be connected and used with a computer immediately. Auxilla MultiKey does not require any special setup software: simply plug it in and connect.

Avari E705 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical

The Avari E705 Programmable Magnetic Elliptical is an exercise machine that provides a low impact workout for individuals with arthritis of the upper or lower extremities. This elliptical trainer exercises both the upper and lower body, including the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, chest, back, triceps, and biceps. It features smooth and quiet magnetic resistance, with 19 different exerccise programs, including a manual program, 12 preset programs, a user setting program, 4 heart rate control p

Awesome Action Figures

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

Axial Resistance Shoulder Wheel (Model 600)

The Axial Resistance Shoulder Wheel, model 600, is an arm exerciser for people with upper extremity disabilities. The chrome plated, wall mounted wheel is calibrated to monitor progress. It comes with a choice of grips for each exercise, and the height adjusts for standing or seated patients. Additional features include interchangeable attachments with holder/bracket. DIMENSIONS: 6 to 39 inches range of motion.

Babbles To Books: First Sounds Bee

The Babbles to Books: First Sounds Bee is an educational toy designed for use by children ages three months and up with neurological, cognitive, visual, or communication disabilities. This soft bee introduces babies to sounds, words, and songs that relate to their natural babbling, one of the building blocks of language development. When the child bats at the bee or turns the soft wings like the pages of the book, the child is rewarded with lights, sounds, and music. A story and guidebook are in

Babbles To Books: Mouse's Word House

The Babbles to Books: Mouse's Word House is an educational toy designed for use by children ages six months and up with neurological, cognitive, visual, or communication disabilities. This toy takes the child on a tour of the house with the friendly mouse. The doors open like turning the pages of a book, and depending on which setting is chosen, the child is rewarded with word rhymes or rhythmic songs. The child can also enjoy bysy activities such as dropping the mouse down the chimney or throug

Babbles To Books: Silly Sentence Caterpillar

The Babbles to Books: Mouse's Word House is an educational toy designed for use by children ages twelve months and up with neurological, cognitive, visual, or communication disabilities. This toy helps children discover how words and sounds are joined to form sentences. The child turns the pages on the sections of the caterpillar and is rewarded with sounds, pictures, and lights. Settings enable selection of early words, adjectives, or full sentences. A story book and language development games

Babeebrite

Babeebrite is a hands-free battery-operated light source deigned for use by individuals with upper extremity or vision disabilities. This light clips onto any surface up to one-inch thick, including shirt pockets, robes, bed headboards, and other surfaces, to provide soft, unobtrusive light. The unit features an automatic shut-off seven minute timer to help preserve the battery life. POWER: Uses two CR-2032 batteries (included).

Baby Builders

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

Baby Smartronics Musical Fingerpaint

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

Back Overlap Opening Dress (Model 21380)

The Back Overlap Opening Dress, model 21380, is a women's dress designed for wear by senior women and women with arthritis or other physical disabilities. Made of polyester faille, this dress offers elbow-length sleeves, a generous back overlap, and dome closure at each shoulder for ease in assisted dressing. Other features include button front detail, shoulder pads, side seam pockets, and a tie belt. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Blue elegance, red sunset, or assorted pri

Back Overlapped Ladies Tops

The Back Overlapped Ladies Tops are women's blouses designed for women with limited arm mobility or for women who are dressed by caregivers. The smock-style blouse is available with long or short sleeves in cotton or double napped flannel. It opens flat for ease in dressing, and closes with two buttons at each shoulder. The back overlaps, creating a double yoke for added warmth. SIZES: Small, medium, large, extra-large, extra-extra-large, and extra-extra-extra-large. COLOR: Cotton available in a

Back Scrubber

The Back Scrubber is a back scrubber designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This plastic scrubber has textured, fish-shaped handles to aid in holding for scrubbing the entire back. One side massages, the other stimulates. The scrubber can be cleaned by rinsing under warm water and air drying. DMENSIONS (LxW): 41 x 2.75 inches.

Back Snap Mens Sport Shirt

The Back Snap Mens Sport Shirt, is a men's shirt designed for wear by men with mobility disabilities or those who have difficulty dressing. This golf-style shirt with front placket is designed with three front-opening functional buttons to make dressing and undressing less difficult. The shirt is made of cotton and polyester knit. The shirt can be ordered in the short or long sleeve version. SIZES: Small, medium, and large are standard. Extra large, extra extra large, extra extra extra large, an

Back-Of-Hand Paddle Adaptation

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

Back-To-Back Hook And Loop (Model A28690 &a28691)

Back-to-Back Hook and Loop is hook-and-loop fastener designed for use with splints and other orthotics, or for positioning or restraint applications. The hook is on one side and the loop is on the other, permanently bonded back-to-back. DIMENSIONS: Available in rolls of 1 x 10 yards, 2 x 10 yards, 5/8 x 10 yards, 1 x 25 yards, or 2 x 25 yards. COLOR: White hook and royal blue loop.

Backtpack

The BackTpack is a carrying bag designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), blind and low vision or shoulder and back pain. It is adjustable and designed for children and adults ranging from ages 5 years old and above. This backpack type carrying bag is designed to load on the spinal axis to improve and train good posture, body mechanics, balance, reduce pain, and provide ease and security carrying everyday items. Featu

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.

Balance Fishing

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

Ball Bopper (Model G5069)

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

Ball Switch (Model 3Tstm)

The Ball Switch, model 3TSTM, is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities.This switch features a large ball with a knobby surface attached to a long tube connected to the switch box. From the other side of the switch box comes a cord which coonects to the switch-adapted toy or appliance. When the ball is squeezed, the switch activates the device.

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

Band Jam (Model 1115)

The Band Jam, model 1115, is a switch-adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The unit has five percussion instruments in one base. Activating any of the photo buttons enables the user to play a tambourine, triangle, drum, cymbal or maraca while multicolored LEDs light up. POWER: Uses 8 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 21 x 17 x 12 inches.WEIGHT: 5 pounds.

Band-It & Band-It Xm

The Band-It and Band-It XM are elbow supports designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Intended to aid in the alleviation and prevention of pain associated with upper extremity repetitive stress injuries, both models consist of two soft, platic plates curved to the shape of the forearm. The plates are lined with neoprene, and are held together by a single piece of hook-and-loop webbing. The webbing is attached to the plates with a metal pin. Band-It XM features magnets

Bandage Scissors

Bandage Scissors are cast and splint scissors designed for use in casting and splinting. These right-handed scissors are designed for fracture brace trimming and have stainless steel blades with plastic tips. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches long.

Bandana Bib

The Bandana Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. This stylish bib features a waterproof breathable backing, a cotton front, and a Velcro neck closure. The waterproof backing keeps the wearer dry. SIZE: Available in youth and adult sizes. COLORS: Navy, pink, denim, and patriotic.

Bandana Clothing Protector (Model 16T086)

The Bandana Clothing Protector, model 16T086, is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating or upper extremity disabilities. Draped around the front of the neck with a hook-and-loop fastener, this bandana scarf protects the wearer against food or liquid spills. It is made of 100 percent cotton with a moisture proof inner layer. The material is latex free and washable. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 13 x 26 inches. COLOR: Various colors available.

Bare Conductive

Bare Conductive is an East London engineering and designing studio. They developed a digital musical instrument accessible to everyone, including those with physical disabilities. The new technology allows an artist to express himself freely through music, regardless of physical limitations. It is one of the first instruments that is accessible for all people, enabling everyone to experience the healing power of music. This instrument was built using Bare Conductive’s Touch Board and Electric Pa

Barney (Model 5126)

Barney, model 5126, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, cognitive, or mobility disabilities. By activating a connected capability switch (required but not included), a child can listen to Barney, the purple dinosaur, happily sing his favorite song, “I Love You”. POWER: Uses two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 6 x 2 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.05 pounds.

Barracuda Adaptive Fishing Rod

The Barracuda is a harnessed adaptive fishing rod holder designed to assist individuals with upper body mobility disabilities. By helping distribute energy to the shoulders, back, stomach, and legs, the Barracuda allows the user to hold a fishing rod securely in front of him or herself with either the right or left hand. The Barracuda is made from corrosion resistant aircraft aluminum, stainless steel and nylon hardware, Polypropylene webbing, and high-impact plastic buckles and connectors. All

Barrier Free Bathtub

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a barrier free bathtub for older adults or people with balance, lower extremity or mobility disabilities. The Barrier Free Bathtub has collapsible side walls to facilitate entry and exit of the tub. When entering the bath, the user sits down like sitting on a bed then moves his or her legs into the bathtub. The user then moves a switch located adjacent to the faucets to raise the tub walls. Once the walls are in place, the tub can be fil

Baseline Mechanical Pinch Gauge (Models 12-0200, 12-0205, 12-0201, 12-0206, 12-0203, 12-0208, 12-0212, & 12-0207)

The Baseline Mechanical Pinch Gauge is a pinch meter designed to measure the hand strength of individuals with grasping disabilities or hand injury. The meter measures tip, key, and palmer pinch strength in both pounds and kilograms. The maximum reading is 60 pounds (models 12-0200 and 12-0205), 30 pounds (models 12-0201 and 12-0206), 10 pounds (models 12-0203 and 12-0208), or 2 pounds (models 12-0202 and 12-0207). The indicator remains at the maximum reading until reset. The meter comes with or

Bass Switch

The BASS Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used to activate switch-adapted toys and appliances and requires three to five ounces of pressure for activation. This switch has a large surface, a low profile, and a non-skid bottom. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3.75 x 1 inches. COLOR: The switch comes with red, yellow, green, blue, and black plate overlays.

Bat Keyboards

BAT Keyboards are one hand keyboard interfaces designed to emulate all the functions of a standard computer keyboard. The system consists of two seven-key keyboards which are angled and have palm rests. The keyboards are capable of entering all the functions and characters of the traditional QWERTY keyboard and more. Letters, characters, and symbols are selected by pressing a combination of keys, similar to chords on a piano. One or two hands can be used to enter data. The user can assign chords

BAT One-Handed Keyboards - Right and Left Hand

BAT One-Handed Keyboards are products designed for people with the use of one hand, physical disabilities, or visual impairments, to allow them to type efficiently without the use of the traditional QWERTY keyboard. It functions using all 27 letters of the alphabet using only 7 keys or a combination of those 7 keys. The BAT Keyboard is a typing solution proven to increase productivity when used with graphic or desktop publishing software. It has applicability in any computing environment, especi

Bath Cape With Hood (Model 031)

The Bath Cape with Hood, model 031 is a men's or women's robe designed for individuals with mobility or physical disabilities. This long-sleeved terry cloth bath cape is cut generously in the front for complete coverage and cut higher in the back for seated wear. This garment is helpful for after showering for drying, for warmth, and for waiting to transfer. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: White

Bath Mitt

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

Bath Pillows

Bath Pillows are pillows designed to be used as a neck and head support for individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities while bathing. The pillows are designed in straight and curved shapes and easy to clean. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 7 x 16 x 7 inches.

Battery Device Adapter

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To adapt toys and small appliances for switch use. To make the device, separate the leads approximately one-half inch from both ends of the speaker wire using scissors or a knife. Using wire strippers or scissors, strip approximately one-quarter inch of the protective plastic insulator from each wire lead, being careful not to cut any of the wires. Unscrew the plastic case from the inline phone jack to expose two terminals with holes in them. Run the wire thro

Battery Device Adapter

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

Battery Interrupter

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

Battery Interrupter Kit 2

The Battery Interrupter Kit 2 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals to adapt toys and other battery-operated devices for use with capability switches. This kit can be used to adapted battery-powered toys or devices equipped with a simple on/off switch. The kit includes one Jumbo Switch, one Gumball Switch, one Button Click Switch (switches also sold separately; see entries), three double-A battery interrupters, and three C and D battery interrupters. COLOR: The Jumbo Switch

Battery Operated Scissors (Model 9080)

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

Bazwng

Bazwng is designed for use by individuals with limited bilateral hand strength and coordination as a result of spinal cord injury or stroke.   Users can use one hand to hold and use the tool to manipulate clothing fasteners such as buttons and zippers.  It is made out of a one piece stainless steel.  It has a 90 degree design for easy pickup.  

Bead Chain In A Box (Model 644)

The Bead Chain in a Box, model 644, is a sensory integration activity designed to provide sensory stimulation for children with disabilities It features strands of small beads in a sturdy plastic box. When children touch any of the beads, lights flash, music plays, and vibration is felt. POWER: Uses six double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxW): 14.75 x 11.25 inches.

Beaker With Holder & Lid

The Beaker with Holder & Lid is a cup with holder and spout designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. The cup is made of polycarbonate and has a polypropene holder with a large D-shaped handle. The polypropene lid is equipped with a spout. The cup is heat insulated and is suitable for hot or cold liquids.

Beam

Beam is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This device is generally used by those with adaptive switches who wish to break the hard connection between the switch and their computers. Beam enables a HeadMouse Extreme (see entry) user to actuate the left, right, and middle mouse buttons using adaptive switches without a direct connection to the HeadMouse. For a Swifty (see entry) user, the Beam sends up to th

Beam N Read Led 3 Hands Free Light (Model Bnr Led 3)

The Beam N Read LED 3 Hands Free Light, model BNR LED 3, is a hands-free battery operated light designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This light is worn around the neck and provides the user with steady lighting for reading, crafts, and other personal tasks. The device also provides personal space lighting for walking or wheeling in the dark. The light can be turned on and off by flipping the reflector hood up and down. Features include adjustable nec

Beam N Read Led 6 Hands Free Night Vision Light With Four Filters (Model Bnr Led 6 W4F)

The Beam N Read LED 6 Hands Free Night Vision Light, model BNR LED 6 w4F, is a battery-operated lamp designed for use by individuals with low vision, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. This versatile light is worn around the neck with the included adjustable neck strap to provide steady, hands-free lighting for night work and activities. The light also provides personal space lighting for walking or wheeling a wheelchair in the dark and during power outages. The light is turned on and of

Beam N Read Led 6 Deluxe Hands Free Light (Model Bnr Led 6-3)

The Beam N Read LED 6 Deluxe Hands Free Light, model BNR LED 6-3, is a battery-operated lamp designed for use by individuals with low vision, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. This versatile light is worn around the neck with the included adjustable neck strap to provide steady, hands-free lighting for reading, crafts, and other personal tasks. The light also provides personal space lighting for walking or wheeling a wheelchair in the dark and during power outages. The light is turned o

Beamz

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

Beamz Education Bundle

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

Beamz Family Play Bundle

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

Bean Bag Dinner Tray

The Bean Bag Dinner Tray is a lap tray designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Designed to rest directly on the user's lap, this plastic tray attaches to a bean bag with a hook and loop strap. The removable bean bag provides a form fitting and comfortable support on the user's lap. The tray's raised edges are intended to stop items such as cups and plates from accidentally sliding off the tray. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 16 x 12 inches. COLOR:

Bean Bag Kit

The Bean Bag Kit is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children with neurological or upper extremity disabilities. The kit contains 12 rugged, double-stitched canvas bean bags, each holding 5 ounces of aquarium gravel. The bags are soft-textured with an oblong shape that fits snugly in the palms of kids' hands, with a crunchy feel. These bags can be used in activities that promote eye-hand manipulative skills. The kit includes instructions and objectives and lessons with over

Beclose

BeClose is an aging in place technology designed to help residents, families and caregivers stay in touch. Using discreet wireless sensors placed in the home, including a wearable alert button, BeClose tracks your loved one's daily routine. You'll know they are okay because you will be able to check on them at any time using a private, secure web page. And, if there are any disruptions, you will be alerted in real time by phone, email, or text message. Because everything is wireless, the system

Bed Buddy Plush Thermatherapy Neck Pillow

The Bed Buddy Plush ThermaTherapy Neck Pillow is a cervical pillow designed for use by individuals with neck and shoulder pain or arthritis. Filled with 100 percent all natural ingredients, this compact pillow drapes over the neck and shoulder while providing moist heat. It is long lasting, reusable, and lightly fragranced with lavender and chamomile. Other features include a velvety cover that is removable and washable. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 11.25 x 13.25 x 1 inches.

Bed Desk

The Bed Desk is a bed tray, bookholder, and laptop/notebook computer support designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit is a book stand with legs like a bed tray. The two legs are collapsible and the desk can be adjusted to an angle for holding books, paper, or magazines. Made of imported Baltic birch, the unit supports up to 20 pounds and can be used with the legs extended or folded. When the legs are folded,

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

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

Beetles

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

Ben Ka Choo (Model 8063)

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

Bendable Fork (Model Ha-4295)

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

Bendable Spoon (Model Ha-4291)

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

Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick (Models 538201, 538202, 538203, & 538204)

The Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick, models 538201,538202, 53803 and 538204 is a mouthstick designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The mouthstick has an adjustable angle for better visibility. Models 538201 and 538202 are designed to hold implements such as a pen, pencil or paintbrush, and models 53803 and 53804 can be used as a keyboard pointer or page turner. The telescoping end makes it easy to

Bernie The Dragon (Model 8056)

Bernie the Dragon, model 8056, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, cognitive or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The toy is activated with a capability switch (not included) or by squeezing the dragon’s paw. The toy allows the child to listen to a song, “Burning Love,” as his mouth lights up and his head sways. Press the switch again to stop the song. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 12 x 18 x 12 inches.

Best Shot Golf Stick

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

Bestic

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

Better Board Slant Boards

The Better Board Slant Board is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity. It is made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip feet to help it stay in place while in use. It has a 20-degree angle and can be used for reading, writing and copying. When not in use, this board folds to a thickness of 0.75 inch for stacking and storing. SIZES: Small and large.

Bib (Model M2830)

The Bib, model M2830, is an extra length, cotton bib designed for both men and women. COLORS: Assorted prints and colors.

Bicycle Steering Bracket

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with a foreshortened arm without a hand to steer a bicycle. Made from a piece of sheet steel, the bracket prevents the user’s arm from sliding off the handlebar. The sheet steel was cut to size and curved, and wetsuit fabric was glued to both sides. The bracket was attached to the handlebar with two screws. TITLE: One-handed Tennis. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 24, Number 4, Summer 2004: p. 14-15. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Bidan Pneumatic

The Bidan Turbo is a toilet bidet designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. The device consists of a toilet seat equipped to deliver a stream of oxygenized warm water for cleansing and warm air for drying. The user activates the device by a pressing on micro switches with a foot or another part of the body. The seat, lid, and antibacterial water spray nozzle are removable for cleaning. The seat fits most standard toilets. OPTION: Raised seat.

Bidan Turbo

The Bidan Turbo is a toilet bidet designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. The device consists of a toilet seat equipped to deliver a stream of oxygenized warm water for cleansing and warm air for drying. For privacy, a remote control allows the device to be activated by a caregiver outside the bathroom. The seat, lid, and antibacterial water spray nozzle are removable for cleaning. The seat fits most standard toilets. OPTION: Raised seat.

Big Baby Button, The

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

Big Bang Pictures

Big Bang Pictures is an app designed for children with visual impairment and complex needs. There are 21 high contrast images with sound effects to develop visual stimulation, eye hand coordination, visual perceptual skill development, cause and effect via touch or switch activation. There is an in app purchase for additional simple or complex line art. The picture and background color can be changed.

Big Bend Clip

The Big Bend Clip is a bookholder, document holder, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device consists of an adjustable clamp base with an expandable gooseneck-style flexible arm attached to a large alligator clip. This unit can be clamped to the Convert-Able Table (see separate entry), a wheelchair tray, or other flat surface to hold books, toys, photographs, switches, and other items. Using two clips enables larger, heavier items

Big Blue Mouse (Model Bbm 931)

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

Big Bright Plate Switch

The Big Bright Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to activate toys and appliances for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This switch features a bright plate on a dark base to assist users with visual disabilities. The switch activates with medium pressure on the plate and the sensitivity can be adjusted using the screws on the face plate. The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 11 inches. COLOR: Bright yellow plate

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

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

Big Button Electric Bed Control

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

Big Button Ipod Remote (Model H-13)

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

Big Grips Frame

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

Big Handle Utensils (30975, 30980, 30985 & 30930)

Big Handle Utensil sets include a fork, knife, and two spoons with built up or extended handles designed for use by people who have difficulty grasping. The utensils have plastic-coated tube handles. DIMENSIONS: Model 30975 has handles that are 1 inch in diameter and 4 inches long; handles on Model 30980 are 1.25 inches in diameter and 4 inches long; handles on Model 30985 are 1.5 inches in diameter and 4 inches long. Extended handles are 5 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these

Big Red Switch

The Big Red Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to control switch-adapted devices, appliances, or toys. Made of shatterproof plastic this switch has a large, bright target for easy access and activation. The entire target surface is responsive, and the switch pad is sensitive to less than three ounces of pressure. This switch provides audible feedback on activation.

Big Screen

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

Big Switch Calculator

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

Bigbell Basic & Bigbell Xl

BigBell Basic and BigBell XL are accessible doorbells designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wireless doorbell features an oversized touch pad button marked with the universal access symbol and is designed to enable individuals with disabilities to summon entry assistance when a powered door operator is not available. BigBell has a range of 100 feet from touch button to receiver. BigBell XL has a range of 600 feet, and als

Bigbib

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

Bigkeys Plus

BigKeys Plus is a modified computer keyboard designed for use by children and adults with manual dexterity disabilities or low vision to locate and hit the keys. This keyboard features a choice of large brightly colored keys with enlarged black labels or white keys with enlarged black labels. The colored keys are color-coded to coincide with the letters; for example, all vowels are in yellow, the "R" is in red, and the "G" is in green, etc. This accelerates recognition of letters and the child's

Biomuse

BioMuse is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilites or spinal cord or brain injury. This bioelectric signal controller is a rack-mountable package that enables users to control computer functions directly from muscle or eye movement or brainwave signals, bypassing standard input hardware, such as a keyboard or mouse. This device receives data from four main sources of electrical activity in the human body: muscles (EMG signals),

Bionic Women's Stablegrip Golf Glove

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

Birdie Buddy

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a wheelchair mount for a camera and binoculars for an avid photographer and birdwatcher with quadriplegia. The Birdie Buddy clamps securely to a bar on the wheelchair base frame, holds a camera or binoculars at eye level, and folds down along the side of the wheelchair when not in use. This device supports the weight of the camera or binoculars, convenient switching between the two pieces of equipment, and an adjustable viewing angle. T

Bite Trigger (Model BT100)

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

Blackberry Playbook Tablet Open Case

The BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Open Case is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. This leather case features two stands for landscape and portrait viewing, a soft interior, and access to ports and controls.

Blick Egg Handled Brushes

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

Blob Cd For Windows

Blob CD for Windows is a cause and effect training program designed use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program teaches the use of a switch or touchscreen and is a first introduction to computers and switches that features bright, clear graphics, animation, and sound to help switch users to develop their switching and cognitive skills. It can be operated with one or two switches or with a joystick, fire b

Blow Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch activated by blowing on an index card attached to a battery device, intended to help a child develop breath control and blowing skills. This switch is made with a metal bandaid box, 3/16 inch wood dowel, two large paper clips, 12 inches of 24 gauge stranded wire, four inches of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire and two index cards. Provides instructions and diagrams on cutting slots and holes in the box, soldering wire to the paper clips, and a

Blue Ant S4 True Handsfree

The Blue Ant S4 True Handsfree is a device to augment users' cell phone that is designed to be hands free for users with Multiple Sclerosis or other upper body disabilities. The S4 is activated with the hands-free trigger phrase "BlueAnt Speak to Me," making it ready for the user's voice commands.

Blue Freedom Bluetooth Cell Phone Headset

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

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch

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

Bluemouse

The BlueMouse is a mouse with built-in wrist support designed for use by individuals with neurological or upper extremity disabilities, Parkinson's disease, or paraplegia. The mouse has a palm-shaped depression with spaces for the fingers, enabling a secure grip. A built-in magnet holds the mouse securely on the mouse pad. Trembling is counterbalanced so uncontrollable movements do not affect the mouse pointer. The cursor holds its place when the hand is removed from the mouse. The unit connects

Bluetooth Ihome

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

Bluetooth Right-Hand Ifrog Keyboard

The Buetooth Right-Hand iFrog Keyboard is a wireless one-handed keyboard designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand or who have limited reach or muscle control. Although the keys are standard size, this keyboard is arranged so that its size and layout reduce strain on the hands and wrist. The letter layout is based on the percent of usage of each letter in the English language. Fifteen letters that are used 86 percent of the time by typists are placed in the most efficient loc

Bluetooth Wireless Switch

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

Board For Securing Paper When Writing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Prevents paper from moving while writing. Plywood board with two metal strips with an attached spring to serve as clips to hold the paper in position. A wooden guard is mounted horizontally to prevent the child's hand from striking the spring mechanism. Diagram included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking, Assembly. AUTHOR: Bureau of Handicapped Children, Dir of Pupil Personnel Services TITLE: Teaching Aids for Children with Cerebral Palsy. REF: Book: State

Bobath Extra Wide Hydraulic Therapy Couch

The Bobath Extra Wide Hydraulic Therapy Couch is designed for use by therapists working with children with various neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy. It can accommodate both the therapist and child on the couch. Bobath Therapy Couches can be used in clinics, hospitals and medical centers offering Bobath therapy. It is available in both electric and hydraulic versions. POWER: Examples: Hydraulic. DIMENSIONS: Maximum couch height: 1000 millimeters (39 inches), Minimum couch height:

Boccia Ball Ramp 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair and has only head movement to play boccia ball. The top of the ramp rests on the arms of the user's wheelchair and extends to the floor. To adjust the length of the run, a variable set of legs allow an assistant to raise the lower end of the ramp to various heights as directed by the player. The higher the ramp is raised, the shorter the run. At the top of the ramp, an adjustable support can be placed in various posi

Body Buddy Lotion Applicator

The Body Buddy is a lotion applicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This soft vinyl, non-absorbent applicator band has a handle loop at each end and provides extra reach to apply moisturizers to hard-to-reach places. The lotion is absorbed into the skin with nothing left on the band, The band can be used to reach the back, legs, or the bottoms of the feet. The band can be used to apply lotions, medicated ointment, or sunscreen and is ma

Body Mount (Leg) For Iphone, Ipod Touch And Ipad

The Body Mount (Leg) for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad is a cell phone holder and tablet computer mounting system for people with upper or lower extremity, grasping and mobility disabilities, people with use of one hand, and wheelchair users. The system includes two adjustable straps to secure an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch on the user's leg while seated in a wheelchair. OPTIONS: Mounts are available for the iPod Touch, iPhone 4, iPhone 4G, iPad 1 and iPad 2.

Bodybelt

The Bodybelt is a low back orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and back pain or strain. Designed to provide lumbar support when bending, twisting or lifting, this support belt consists of a 9-inch wide back column with a 2-part hook-and-loop closure. It features a medical-style elastic back, non-elastic side panels that include polyethylene plastic stays with gripping material to eliminate unraveling and removable, adjustable suspenders. SIZES: Small (fits

Bongo Drums (Model 756)

The Bongo Drums, model 756, is a switch adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. High-quality, tunable wooden bongos are attached to a base fitted with a drumstick on each side. When two connected capability switches (required but not included) are activated, the drums are played. A tuning key is included. POWER: Uses 4 D batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 18 x 12 x 11.5 inches. WEIGHT: 7.75 pounds.

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.

Book Mate Adjustable (Model 73240)

The Book Mate Adjustable is a stand with a bookholder designed to hold books or magazines in an open position for patients sitting in bed or in an easy chair. It may also be used in the kitchen for holding recipes or elsewhere for holding musical scores or reference notes for lectures. The stand is made of aluminum tubing with side legs that fold for transport or storage. The attached clear acrylic plastic bookholder is angle adjustable to any angle, height adjustable from 16 to 17.5 inches, and

Book Reader

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

Book Rest

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easel-like book rest to hold books at a convenient angle for reading. Describes construction of a book rest made of hardboard or plywood, 8 by 10 inches, and hardwood strips for the fiddle on which the book rests. The support is attached with a dowel so it can be made to lie flat against the plywood to carry or store the device. Includes diagram and photographs. COMMENTS: Can be used with page restrainers (000373) to hold paperback books open. SKILLS R

Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest made to the angle preferred by the reader. Provides list of materials needed, instructions and diagram for building a simple book rest of wood. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 86-87. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

Book With Ez Turn Pages

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with limited grip or arm mobility to read independently. To adapt any hardcover or softcover book, Take the book to be adapted to a printer to have the binding removed and the pages bundled and tied with string. Purchase a comb binder thicker than the book to be bound from an office supplu store. Use a comb binding machine to rebind the book. To use a comb binder, cut rectangular holes along the pages to receive the binder. (This is done with

Bookease Reading Stands

Bookease Reading Stands are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Available in mini, classic, or luxury models, these holders accommodate most reading material. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. The wooden unit folds flat when not in use. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches. The classic model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches. The luxury model is 9.75 x 12.5 x 1.25

Booklift Copyholder (Model 4065)

The Booklift Copyholder, Model 4065, is a portable, folding overhead bookholder designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. The device folds completely flat consists of a clear plexiglass bookrest on telescoping legs to allow the book to be placed at the most comfortable angle for the user. The holder has nine height adjustments and two adjustable clips. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 11.75 x 9.38 x 1.75 inches with a 1.5-inch lip when open.

Bookwedge

The BookWedge is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or e-reader designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, weakness, or arthritis. This triangular pillow supports a book or tablet device on a desk, table, lap, or floor and enables the user to read it hands-free. To use the BookWedge, the user places the spine of a book in the wide ledge on one side of the pillow, and leans the book or tablet against the pillow's side so is it angled upward for reading. DIMENSION

Boomerang Wrist Wrap (Model 014)

Wrist support. Boomerang shaped support with thumb cutout wraps around wrist and secures with Velcro. 1/8 inch gas blown Neoprene rubber laminated with nylon. One size fits all. Left or right. Provides compression and retains heat.

Boost Tracer

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

Boppy Bibs

Boppy Bibs are designed for children with upper extremity and eating disabilities. These absorbent cotton bibs provide extra wide coverage and feature Velcro closure at the neck. COLOR: Assorted bright patterns.

Bottom Buddy Toilet Tissue Holder

The Bottom Buddy Toilet Tissue Holder is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, reaching, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device has a curved handle and a rounded head. The soft, flexible head has three tulip-petal sections that pull back to allow the user to insert and grip any toilet paper or pre-moistened wipe securely. Once inserted, the toilet tissue covers the rounded head and the user does not need to touch it again. A pres

Bow Maker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one hand to form large bows for gift baskets. This simple jig acts as a second holding hand. Two one-inch dowels are placed about seven inches apart on a plastic platform laid on a sheet of Dycem to keep it from slipping and the jig and the pad are held in place with a one-hand clamp. A plastic spring clip is bonded to the base and rests against the right-hand pillar. This clip holds one end of the ribbon, which is the wi

Bpi Rehab Support System (Models Gbp105, Gbp205, Gbp305 & Gbp405)

The BPI (Brachial Plexus Injury) Rehab Support System is a hemiplegic shoulder subluxation support and kyphosis orthosis designed for use by children and adults of short stature who have postural, scapular, shoulder, elbow, and forearm misalignments due to neonatal brachial plexus injury or other conditions. This support system is a tanktop-style garment that extends over the torso, and it has a pelvic anchor to prevent it from riding up. One or more postural alignment straps that attach with V

Bra Angel

The Bra Angel is a bra fastening aid designed for use by women with use of one hand, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. To use this device, the user places it around her neck and places the bra inside out and upside down around her waist with the hooks near her stomach. She then places her chin on the pink heart to secure the device in position and inserts one end of the bra into the gripper. With one end held by the gripper, the user hooks in the other end of the bra. After removing th

Bracelet Assistant

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

Bracelet Fastening Tool

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

Bradgate Shower Stool With Material Back (Model 126)

The Bradgate Shower Stool with Material Back, model 126, is an adjustable shower stool designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This plastic coated tubular stool has a material back for added support. It has a molded seat with a cut-away front and drainage holes that clips onto a metal support base. Other features include hand-held shower holders and non-marring rubber tips. The plastic seat is removable for cleaning. DIMENSIONS: (HxLxW): 450 to 600 x 350 x 40 millimeters. C

Brain Interface Glasses Eye Tracking System

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

Brain Tap

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

Brake Director

Brake Director is a one hand dual brake lever designed for use by bicyclists with upper extremity disabilities, amputation, or stroke. This inline component installs in any cable-operated two-brake system so that one brake lever or other control operates both brakes with the force and control of two hands. This component easily installs on any normal hand-brake equipped as well as recumbent, hand bikes and other special needs bicycles. WARRANTY: Fully warrantied against manufacturing defects of

Brief Or New: Feeding Device For Finger Foods.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device promotes independent self-feeding by spinal cord injured persons. A cylinder is constructed of a rectangular piece of polyform splinting material measuring 13 by 4 cm. A polyform strip is attached to the side of the cylinder to hold the hand in place while eating. Feeding device was originally designed for a person with syringomyelia. Includes illustrations. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Wiener, M M TITLE: Brief or New: Feeding Device for F

Bright Box

The Bright Box is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue that is activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse interfaces, or switch-adapted toys with standard 1/8-inch jacks. The visual display can be used as a visual cue to aid in locating the device for persons with low vis

Bright Box Tactile

The Bright Box Tactile is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue and tactile feedback that are activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The visual feedback and tactile feedback (vibration like that of a cell phone or pager) can be employed together or independently. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse inter

Bright Red Switch, The (Model 262)

The Bright Red Switch, model 262, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Pressing gently on the surface of the switch rewards the user with lights and vibration. Plugging the switch into a switch-adapted toy or appliance causes the device to be activated when the switch surface is pressed.

Brookfield

The Brookfield is designed for children 2 years and older who require moderate levels of postural support when seated. It can be used in daycare, school and home environments. The Brookfield has a molded back, which promotes central alignment and gives additional support while the child is seated. Its seat height and depth can also be adjusted. As an additional feature, the back can be adjusted in height. The Brookfield comes complete with a molded back, contoured seat, pelvic strap and heigh

Brush Grubber Brush-Clearning Device

The Brush Grubber Brush-Clearing Device is designed for use by individuals with back injuries, limited strength and endurance in their upper and lower extremities while working in the yard. The Brush Grubber Brush-Clearing Device is an attachment that is capable of pulling out small trees, bushes, and other overgrowth by the roots, thus eliminating either stumps or the chance of regrowth. Consisting of a pair of 360-degree-rotating 'grip pads' (each having eight spikes) attached to a spring-loa

Bubble Blowers (Models 4535, 4537, & 4539)

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

Bubbles

Bubbles is a combination touch switch and motion detection switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This dome-shaped switch can be used to operate any switch-adapted device and features adjustable sensitivity. The switch can be set to act as a touch-sensitive switch, activated by a light touch on the top or sides, or it can be set so that simply bringing the hand near the switch is sufficient for activation. DIMENSIONS: Three inches across.

Buckingham Showereasy

The Buckingham Showereasy is a shower aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. The showereasy is a shower arm device that complements the use of bath and shower boards, allowing hands-free showering and washing by the user. In use, the shower arm can be moved into three different directions, either directly upright or with a gentle push it can be moved to the left or right until it clicks into a particular position.

Buckinghan Bra-Angel

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

Buckle Puzzle

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

Buddy Button Switches

Buddy Buttons are touch switches designed designed to provide computer accessibility or to activate toys and appliances for children who have physical and/or visual disabilities. These single switches are activated by pressing anywhere on the top surface: the force to activate around the edges, 3.5 ounces, almost half the force required in the center, 7.5 ounces. Two threaded inserts on the bottom of the switch to allow for secure mounting on the TASH Mighty Mount (see separate entry) or other m

Buddy Strap

The Buddy Strap is a finger strap designed to secure two adjacent fingers together in hand therapy to enable a stronger finger to assist a weaker one.

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

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

Built-Up Grip For Pencil Or Paintbrush

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

Built-Up Handle For Hairbrush

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

Built-Up Handle For Toothbrush

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

Built-Up Handles

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

Built-Up Knob

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

Built-Up Silverware

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to use eating utensils. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making built-up handles for eating utensils for temporary or trial use. These handles can be made of foam-rubber tubing with the appropriate inner diameter for a fork or spoon handle, or they can be made

Bulb Auger for Radius PRO Ergonomic Gardener Set

The PRO Bulb Auger is designed for those with a limited grasping pattern as a result of neurological impairment, arthritis or a nerve injury.  It has a carbon steel auger head with depth indicators and an extended tooth for easy insertion into compacted soil.

Bumpity Blocks

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

Bunnell Spring Wire Safety Pin Splint

The Bunnell Spring Wire Safety Pin Splint is a finger extension splint designed to correct contractures. This splint may be used to extend the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints and uses three points of pressure to correct contractures. SIZES: Extra small, small, or medium.

Burgess Joystick Controller.

A line of joystick assemblies which can be used to build interfaces for handicapped persons. 2 or 4 switch version. Momentary or latching. Optional lift to operate can be added. Dimensions: 3 inches square by 1. 6 inches deep. Control shaft 2 inches high.

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

Butterfly (Model 148)

The Butterfly, model 148, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pressing an attached capability switch (not included) causes multi-colored lights to flash while children's music plays. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2 x 5.25 x 4.5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds.

Butterfly Spinner (Model 403)

The Butterfly Spinner, model 403, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This traditional toy is activated by pressing an attached capability switch (not included) to create a swirling blend of colors and music while butterflies and ladybugs spin around. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8.25 x 8.25 x 11 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Button Adaptations

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

Button Aid (Model R612 & R613)

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

Button box for Disabled

Button box for Disabled is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of arthritis, stroke, multiple dystrophy, and multiple sclerosis. 

Button Click Switch (Model 775)

The Button Click Switch, model 775, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or neurological disabilities. This switch comnsists of a shallow square base with a large, round switch surface that activates with 40 grams of pressure. The unit is equipped with a quarter-inch plug. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.5 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: The base is blue and the button comes in a choice of blue, red, yellow, or white.

Button Hook -- Zipper Pull

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

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

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

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

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

Button Hook/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28635)

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

Button Hooks

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

Button Pusher / Page Turner

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to push buttons or turn pages. To make this device, a dowel is measured and cut into 5.5-inch sections. A quarter-inch hole is drilled one-half-inch deep at the midpoint of a section of the dowel. The unsharpened lead end of the pencil is pushed into the hole and glued, if necessary. MATERIALS: 0.75-inch diameter dowel, unsharpened pencil with eraser, and glue (optional). TOOLS: Drill with a quarter-inc

Buttoneer

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

Caddy For Sewing And Knitting

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized free-standing caddy for sewing and knitting supplies for elderly individuals with heart problems and osteoarthritis. This individual had previously used a fabric storage bag fitted onto her favorite chair for her supplies. Her mobility needs changed and she obtained a new recliner-type chair and the bag no longer worked with this chair. A free-standing caddy was suggested to solve this problem. A wooden caddy with two posts an

Call Bell (Model 34500)

The Call Bell, model 34500, is a call signal designed for use by individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device that sends out a tone when activated by a single switch connected to the jack on the Call Bell. Momentary contact triggers one tone of pre-determined length. Volume can be increased with the addition of a nine-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 2 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Call Button

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

Call Buzzer

The Call Buzzer is a call signal designed to gain caregiver attention for individuals with disabilities who need to summon assistance. Depressing the plate on the top of the device causes a buzzer to sound. The device has a bright plate on a dark base for contrast to assist individuals with visual disabilities. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.

Call-For-Assistance

Call-For-Assistance produces either auditory or visual output as a signal for assistance. Call-For-Assistance requires .17 grams of force for activation, or may be activated by use of a switch. The device can be mounted to a wheelchair. The price of Call-For-Assistance ranges from $40 to $60, depending on the size, type of activation, and type of output desired--features that need to be specified when ordering. POWER: 9 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 2.5 x 1.063 inches.

Cambridge Ipad Case / Stand

The Cambridge iPad Case/Stand is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Compatible with the iPad or iPad 2, this case is made of smooth, full-grain waxed leather with contrast stitching, brushed brass hardware, and zippered closure. The interior is generously padded with ultra-soft nubuck. To use the case as a stand, unsnap the stand from the back flap. DIMENSIONS(WxDxH): 8 x 1 x 10.5 inches. COLOR: Toba

Camera Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with quadriplegia to hold and operate a digital camera. Made of steel, this mount is equipped with two foam-covered handles, one above the other. The user places the top handle in his/her palm and the bottom handle holds the hand in position, supports the back of the wrist, and can be rested on a stable surface as needed. The handles are attached to a frame that screws into the tripod mount on the bottom of the digital camera. The

Camera Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited or no use of the hands to use a camera. This holder is made from Lexan plastic that is heated and bent to fit snugly over the user's hand. A Velcro strap (male) with a ring attached pulls around to a Velcro (female) pad to hold the camera firmly in place. The holder is screwed into the threaded hole on the camera used to mount on a tripod. A thin rubber rubber plate helps to anchor the holder to the camera or it can be more m

Camera Holder 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited of the hands or of only one hand to use a camera. This device consists of a a clipless bicycle pedal fitted to a frame that loops over the user's shoulders. Two cleats are fitted to a bracket on the camera to enable the photographer to switch from portrait to landscape orientation, and the pedal clamps are adjustable for strength to accommodate a heavy or a light camera. The pedal can be tilted up and down to adjust the camer

Camera Mouse

Camera Mouse is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity amputation. This program allows the user to control the mouse pointer on a computer through head movement. To use the software, a USB video camera (webcam) is connected to the computer, with the camera placed on the monitor and focused at the user. The user's moving image appears in the Camera Mouse window. A mouse clic

Camera Support

DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY---- Using PVC to stabilize a DSLR camera is designed for use by individuals with limited strength in their upper extremities as a result of fractures or neurological events such as stroke and Parkinson’s disease.

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.

Cando Exercise Bands & Tubing

CanDo Exercise Bands and Tubing are exercise bands designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The bands are made of stretchable material that is ideal for resistance exercise activities. Bands are available in bulk rolls or precut; tubing is available in bags or dispenser cartons. All sizes are available with light powder or latex-free. DIMENSIONS: Bands come is 6-yard and 50-yard dispenser packs and 4-foot precut strips. Tubing comes in 25-foot bags and 100-foot dispense

Cando Theraputty Resistive Hand Exercise Material

Cando TheraPutty Resistive Hand Exercise Material is a therapy putty designed for therapeutic hand exercise. Each color-coded putty has a different consistency ranging from xx-soft for strengthening the weakest grasp to extra-firm for developing a stronger grip. SIZE: Available in plastic containers (2, 3, 4 and 6 ounce) for individual patients to use at home and a choice of larger containers (1, 5 and 50 pound) for the hospital or clinic. COLOR: Tan (extra-extra-soft), yellow (extra-soft), red

Candy Corn Proximity Sensory Switch

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

Candyman Motion-Activated Candy Dispenser

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

Canning Lid Switch With Light.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Light can be turned on with the light pressure of hand on the jar lid. Simple switch to teach cause and effect. Device is constructed from mayonnaise jar lid that is regular mason size, wide mouth canning jar ring, spring from inside a large curler, plastic pill bottle with snap lid, 3 pieces of plastic coated wire, sturdy box turned upside down, 9 volt light bulb with socket, 9 volt battery, and 9 volt snap battery holder. COMMENTS: Good for visually

Canvas Arm Sling (Models 6602 & 6604)

The Canvas Arm Sling, models 6602 and 6604, is designed to support and immobilize the arm. The envelope-style sling has a closed elbow and extends to the wrist. It is made of canvas with a bound border and has a wrist extender and a single adjustable strap. OPTIONS: Sling with a body strap (6604). SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: pearl grey.

Canvas Pyramid Pillow

The Canvas Pyramid Pillow is a bookholder and a support for tablet computers and e-readers designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The pillow can be used on a lap, desk, or floor. It is tapered and topped with a loop, offering a variety of surfaces and storage. One side has a rolled edge at the bottom for propping an iPad, eReader, tablet or book. A screen cleaning cloth is included. The pillow also features pockets on three sides to hold pens,

Canvas Wrist Splint

The Canvas Wrist Splint is a static function hand-wrist orthosis designed for use by people recovering from a wrist injury or those with carpal tunnel injury. This durable canvas brace has a soft lining and removable stay. It features self adjusting two-cluster lacing attached to hook-and-loop straps to ensure a proper fit along the entire length of the brace. SIZES: Extra extra small (fits wrist circumference 3.5 to 4.5 inches); extra small (4.5 to 5.5 inches); small (5.5 to 6.5 inches); medium

Cap Switch (Model 58060)

The Cap Switch, model 58060, is a small buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have good ability to target smaller surfaces. The small, round single switch is activated using nine ounces of pressure and provides auditory feedback upon activation. The rubber base prevents slipping. DIMENSIONS: 1.8 x 0.6 inches high. WEIGHT: 6 ounces.

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.

Capener Finger Splint (Model Bk7045)

Coiled spring, wire splint provides active finger extension, 3 pressure areas equalize forces for comfort, adjustable velcro, distal strap. Four adult sizes fit left or right.

Capstan Handrim

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

Car & Panda Switch (Models 9031 & 9032)

The Car Switch, model 9031 & 9032, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. These child-friendly switches have a contoured design for comfort while in use. Pressing the front hood of the toy car, model 9031, activates the switch; pressing on either of the panda’s ears, model 9032, will activate its smiling face. DIMENSIONS (LxW): (car switch) 4 x 2.5 inches; (panda switch) 3.5 x 2 inches.

Card Holder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities to hold playing cards. To make this holder, put the lids together, top to top and lay them on the table. Place one of the buttons in the center of the stacked lids and poke two holes through the button holes into the center of the tub lids with the needle. Pick up the stacked items and place the second button over the holes on the back side. Sew together. MATERIALS: Two buttons, two sma

Card Holder

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

Card Holder - Clear Plastic

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

Carepeutic Betaflex Royal Electronic Smart Miniexercise Bike

The Carepeutic BetaFlex Royal Electronic Smart MiniExercise Bike is an arm or leg bicycle exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This cycle can be used on the floor or table, and it has four speeds for an adjustable workout and reverse pedaling. The unit also has a timer and display screen to track speed, distance, and calories. This unit features quiet operation and automatic shut-off. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 12 x 17 x

Carepeutic Deluxe Neck and Shoulder Massager with Heat Therapy

This massager is made for people with tight necks and shoulders to relieve soreness and pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back with its deep-tissue massaging action. Its 18 rhythmic tapping and beating modes, eight levels of intensity and powerful percussion nodules use acupressure to knead away pain in hard-to-reach joints and muscles. Soothing heat therapy speeds circulation, relaxes muscles and eases stress.The soft leather cover is infused with mineral salt which provides healthy benefi

Carepeutic® Knee And Joint Physiotherapy Massager

The Carepeutic® Knee and Joint Physiotherapy Massager is a personal massager that incorporates four different green therapy methods: heat moxibustion, infrared heat therapy, magnetic therapy, and vibrating massage. It is designed for individuals with redness on the discreet joints, swelling, pain and movement disorders such as muscle atrophy, and permanent joint dysfunction. This massager can be used following participation in sports or outdoor activities, such as hiking, driving or working for

Cares Child Aviation Restraint

The CARES Child Aviation Restraint provides additional support for children with mild to moderate physical disabilities while travelling on an airplane. It can accommodate children from 22 to 75 pounds. The CARES can be used in any seat on the plane excluding the emergency exit rows. The CARES Child Aviation Restraint is a belt-and-buckle device that works with the seat belt on the airplane. The combination of the two provides the same level of safety as a car seat for your child. CARES comes c

Carex Canvas Walker Basket

The Carex Canvas Walker Basket is a carrying bag designed for use by individuals who carry items when using a walker. The bag attaches to the walker with elastic straps to hold items upright. Other features include a large space for personal items, collapsible hinges for travel and flat storage, and a privacy cover that keeps personal items protected and concealed. This bag fits most walkers. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 7.75 x 6 x 16.5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds.

Carex E-Z Grabber (Models P605 & P606)

The Carex E-Z Grabber is a reacher designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This reacher has a 90-degree rotating arm for grasping objects from above or below. A locking tab holds the item in place for users with limited strength. This reacher also features an EZ Twist Shaft and wrist support. DIMENSIONS: Model P605 is 26 inches long and model P606 is 32 inches long.

Carex Enablers Pen And Pencil Cushion (Model En21Crd)

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

Carpal Tunnel Fluffi-Splint

The Carpal Tunnel Fluffi-Splint is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive stress injury, or ulnar and radial nerve palsy. The dorsal design of this brace permits unrestricted functional use of the hand while eliminating pressure on the carpal tunnel. The spint is made of foam-lined high-density polyethylene plastic This splint also has a soft cover and straps. Both the cover and straps wick away moisture and are washable. OPTIONS: Additional Fluffi

Carpal Tunnel Splint

The Carpal Tunnel Splint is a wrist and forearm splint designed to provide treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive motion injuries. Made of high-density polyethylene, the dorsal splint features three palmar straps to provide static positioning of the wrist or two levels of resistant wrist flexion. The forearm straps are elastic. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: White.

Carpalrest Mouse Pad Wrist Support (Model Mo8L)

The CarpalRest Mouse Pad Wrist Support, models MO8L, is a wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The mouse pad wrist support is mouse-ready with an integrated mouse pad. The wrist support is contoured and fully padded to disburse weight and eliminate pressure points. DIMENSIONS: Mouse Pad measures 8 x 9 inches. Wrist supports have 1 inch height. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLORS: Wrist suppports c

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

Casabella Flex Neck Tub-N-Tile Scrubber

The Casabella® Flex Neck Tub-N-Tile Scrubber is a cleaning aid with an extendable pole for people with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This scrubber has a lightweight, telescoping aluminum pole that can extend from 33 to 55 inches to clean those hard-to-reach places. It’s replaceable textured sponge scrubs away mildew and soap scum, and the innovative neck flexes in all directions to enable the user to clean at various angles and difficult corners. The handle of the Casabella® Flex Neck T

Case Report: The Development Of A Feeding Harness For An Als Patient.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Feeding harness which acts as a pulley, allowing a person with strong elbow extensors but weak flexors to bring a hand to the mouth for self-feeding. Harness made of a thermoplastic form for each shoulder, tubing across the back of the neck, wrist cuffs, and cotton or nylon cord threaded through the tubing to connect the cuffs and allow one arm to pull up the other for feeding. Developed for a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ( ALS). COMMENTS

Cash Drawer

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

Cast Scissors For Serial Finger Casts

The Cast Scissors for Serial Finger Casts are cast and splint scissors designed for use in finger splint and cast removal. For right- or left-handed use, these stainless steel scissors have slanted cutting surfaces for excellent force while maintaining safety. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are 3.5 inches long and the slanted surfaces are 0.5 inch long.

Catch For Lawn Mower Grass Catcher

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to attach a grass catcher to a lawn mower. The device is designed for lawn mowers requiring one hand to hold down a knob to lift the rear flap on the lawn mower while the other hand lifts the catcher and hooks it in place over the flap. A catch made of quarter-inch thick canvas Bakelite is mounted on a stainless steel flange collar that provides a base and enables the catch to have clearance to move. A similar collar si

Cd Switch (Model 90)

The CD Switch, model 90, is a touch switch designed for use by teens with upper extremity disabilities. This age-appropriate switch has a blank CD-ROM on the surface that refracts light in a rainbow pattern. This low-profile switch requires 40 grams of pressure to activate.

Cd Walkman (Model 342)

The CD Walkman, model 342, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Pushing a connected switch (not included) causes the CD to play; pushing the switch again turns the CD player off. This player is equipped with DBBS (dynamic base boost system), an AM/FM radio (the radio function is not switch-adapted) and a strong polycarbonate body. POWER: Uses two double-A batt

Ceye Eye Control Module

The CEye Eye Control Module is an eye controlled input system designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity amputation. This unit enables the user to control the mouse by looking at a screen and dwelling (staring at the screen for a certain length of time) to select and blinking to click. Users place themselves in front of the screen for a one-time calibration, after which the system is fully automatic.

Chair Activity Bingo

Chair Activity Bingo is designed for use by individuals of all ages with limited physical mobility due to generalized weakness, neurological impairment, surgery or arthritis. These activities encourage physical activity without having to get up out of your seat. Chair Activity Bingo focuses on seated stretches and simple movements that must be completed in order to mark the game card. It includes 30 laminated 8-1/2 inches x 11 inches bingo cards, playing cards and instructions.

Chairmaster

Chair Master is a chair that is designed for individuals who have mobility disabilities due to generalized weakness or neurological impairments. The ChairMaster is designed to allow users to sit comfortably while exercising. It combines a low impact cycling workout with resistance training to create a versatile resistance chair. It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The ChairMaster is designed to: Increase strength and flexibility - with smooth, low-impact resistance cords instead

Challenger Jacket

The Challenger Jacket is a men's or women's jacket designed for use by individuals with temporary or permanent upper extremity disabilities or amputations. The left and/or right jacket sleeve is custom modified to accommodate a brace, cast, compression wrap, or prosthesis. The jacket has a durable water repellent Teklon nylon shell, a poly-filled body with heavyweight fleece lining, rib knit waistband and cuffs, lower slash pockets, an interior pocket, and nylon lining in the sleeves. All pocket

Champ Dog (Model 967)

The Champ Dog, model 967, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. When the capability switch (not included) is activated, this plush dog walks, wags its tail, sits on its hind legs and raises its paws and barks. POWER: Uses two C batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11 x 4 x 8 inches.

Chattanooga Deluxe Resistive Pedal Exerciser

The Chattanooga Group Deluxe Resistive Pedal Exerciser is a bicycle exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This lightweight, fully automatic exerciser features pedals with hand/foot loops; a multi-functional electronic monitor with LED display to track speed, distance, total mileage, total time used, and calories used; and quick dial variable resistance. WEIGHT: 16 pounds.

Chattanooga Group Resistive Pedal Exerciser

The Chattanooga Group Resistive Pedal Exerciser is a bicycle exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. This lightweight manual exerciser can be used with the arms or legs and features pedals with hand/foot loops and a tension/resistance setting knob. WEIGHT: 5 pounds. COLOR: Chrome with black pedals and knob.

Cheek Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sensitive switch that can be activated by slight head movement when mounted or held near child's cheek or chin to operate tape recorder, light, or battery toy. Device is constructed of subminiature SPDT lever switch, earphone with subminiature size plug, large bobby pin, cardboard, glue, tape, and rosin core solder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Homemade Battery Powered Toys and Educational Devices for Severely Handicapped Ch

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

Chester Mouse (Model Ctmo)

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

Chihuahua (Model 3928)

The Chihuahua, model 3928, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included)is activated, the plush dog walks, barks, and wags its tail. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5.5 x 4 x 6 inches.

Child Head Float

The Child Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children with upper extremity, neurological, or physical disabilities. This device is useful for a swimmer with under-developed reflexes and minimal head and limb control. The float rests on the user's the shoulders and wraps around the neck, holding the head above water. CAPACITY: 40 to 50 pounds

Children's Sleeve Bib (Model S13182 )

The Children's Sleeve Bib, model S13182, is a full sleeved bib designed for use by children with eating or swallowing disabilities. This bib is made of cotton and fits children up to two years old. The sleeves provide full upper body protection from food waste. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Assorted prints including cars, animals, pockets, denim, teddy bears, and other festive prints.

Childrens Potty Seat

This Children’s Potty Seat is designed for use by children with limited upper and lower extremity mobility as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays, or stroke. It is height adjustable to offer the use as much comfort as possible while remaining secure. The removable pan allows it to be washed with ease while remaining hygienic. The potty also comes supplied with lap and shoulder straps to offer additional support while ensuring that the user is secure as possible. The removable pan ca

Chirping Chick (Model 62)

The Chirping Chick, model 62, is a toy designed for use by children with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This fluffy yellow chick chirps when a slight amount of pressure is applied to its head or the yellow activation pad. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.25 x 4.25 x 3.5 inches.

Cho-Pat Tennis Elbow Splint

The Cho-pat Tennis Elbow Splint is an elbow support designed to secure and support overexerted or strained muscles for individuals with epicindilitis or other elbow pain or disabilities. This support has a reinforced tongue that molds to the forearm and fastens with Velcro closures. DIMENSIONS: 9 to 12 inches, 10.5 to 12 inches, 12 to 13.5 inches, and 13.5 to 15 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Chooseit! Maker 2

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

Chopper the Number Copter

Chopper the Number Copter is designed to teach cause and effect and directionality for to early learners with cognitive and motor disabilities associated with cerebral palsy, developmental delays, autism, or brachial plexus injuries. Users pilot the remote control helicopter using the two large buttons on the adapted remote control. As the Copter moves along, the propeller spins and melodies play. Users also learn about numbers by placing them in the correct slots.

Chordmaps.com - Yours To Play It

Chordmaps.com- Yours To Play It! is a music composition program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package enables the user to play chords and chord progressions by clicking on an on-screen "musical map" with a mouse or similar controller. This songwriting and educational music tool enables the user to explore chords and progressions in all the major keys, even if they have never played an instr

Chunky Tic Tac Toe (Model 3602)

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

Cintex4

CINTEX4 is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system enables the user to dial and answer the phone, control infrared devices such as televisions, VCRs, DVD’s, stereos, CD players, etc., and control appliances such as lights, fans, etc. using voice commands or switch input (an input program such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional or a switch input program for keyboard emulation required, but not include

Clamp-It

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

Clamp-On Bump Switch

Clamp-On Bump Switch is a button switch activated by 2 ounces of pressure on its tip. This switch is designed to be attached to a bed, chair, table, etc. and activated by any convenient part of the body. Both momentary and toggle models are available.

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.

Clampable Sensory Tray

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

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C1000)

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

Clarity Amplified Corded Phone (Model C35)

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

Clarity Amplified Phone With Pictureperfect Dialing (Model P400)

The Clarity Amplified Phone with PicturePerfect Dialing, model P400, is a large button amplified telephone designed for individuals with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities, have low vision or are hard of hearing. This phone amplifies incoming sound up to 26 decibels (dB) and offers adjustable ringer levels up to 75 dB. It features Clarity Power technology which makes words louder, clearer and easy to understand, and PicturePerfect Dialing, a nine-section programmable touch pad with a plac

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35)

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

Clarity Amplified Telephone With Talk Back Numbers (Model Jv35W)

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

Classic Foot Flush

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

Classic Footswitch (Models 77 Sn-1, 2, 3, 4, & 5)

Foot operated momentary switch. Cast aluminum housing and treadle. Non skid steel baseplate. POWER: 10 or 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.25 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches.

Classic Gel Keyboard Palm Rest (Model Swr1225)

The Classic Gel Keyboard Palm Rest, model SWR1225, is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. Intended to reduce wrist strain while working on a computer, the unit is made of gel-filled Lycra, with a long rectangular shape that fits in front of a computer keyboard. DIMENSIONS: 3 x 18.5 inches.

Classic Gel Pluspad

The Classic Gel PlusPad, model SMP40, is a wrist support for mouse designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or upper extremity disabilities. This leatherette gel pad provides a soft support to reduce strain on the wrist. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.75 x 5 inches. COLOR: Black.

Classic Ii Medium Duty Footswitch

Footswitch. Cast aluminum foot operated, single stage momentary switch. Steel non skid baseplate. POWER: 20 amps, 125-250 volt AC, one horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 3.5 x 2.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2.75 pounds.

Classic Reed Footswitch (Models 77Sn9O & 77Sn9P)

Foot operated reed switch. Switch encapsulated in thermoplastic material and encased in cast aluminum housing. Spring return aluminum treadle. Steel, nonskid baseplate. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Classic Solid State Footswitch (Models 77Sn8E & 77Sn8F)

Foot operated current sinking solid state switch. Low power device. Spring treadle action. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Classic Variable Control

Footswitch. 5 1/2 by 3 1/4 by 1 3/4 inches, foot operated momentary switch controls small fractional horsepower universal motors. Low speed adjustment. Housing and treadle are cost aluminum. Non skid steel base plate. Long treadle travel. POWER: 6 amps 125 volt AC or 3 amps 250 volt AC. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Classical Violin

The Classical Violin is a switch activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This toy toy violin has realistic sounds and details. Move the bow across the strings or activate an attached capability switch (not included) and the toy violin plays the right notes. Additionally, with a push of a button this toy plays eight different songs: "Menuet," "Ode to Joy," "Auld Lang Syne," "Red River Valley," "You are My Sunshine," "G

Claude And Maude

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

Clavicle Strap.

Clavicle strap for clavicular immobilization. Figure 8 design with webbing straps, foam padded triangular rear buckle. Straps are double padded around shoulder and axilla with foam and felt. Richards heavy model has velcro closures. Improved Heavy Model has extra pressure sensitive area to permit wide range of adjustments. Available in sizes extra extra small 20 by 2 inches, extra small 24 by 2 1/2 inches, small 31 by 2 1/2 inches, medium 36 by 3 1/2 inches and large 40 by 4 inches.

Clear Caring Mug

The Caring Mug is a twin handle cup designed for use by people with limited grasp or hand strength. The 8-ounce plastic mug features a wide stable base, twin handles, and a removable feeding spout lid and is dishwasher safe.

Clear Food Guards (Models 31050 & 31051)

The Clear Food Guards are designed to assist people with physical disabilities in keeping food on the plate while eating by providing a high, curved lip with which to push food onto utensils. Fabricated of molded plastic, these see-through guards are dishwasher-safe. DIMENSIONS: The small model, number 31051, fits 5.5- to 7-inch plates, and the large model, number 31050, fits 8.5- to 10-inch plates. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for

Clear-View Head Pointer (Model 6000)

The Clear-View Head Pointer, model 6000, is a head pointer designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, upper extremity disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. The Clear-View Head Pointer projects out at jaw level, not at forehead level. Having the pointer extend out from jaw level places the pointer in closer proximity to the object being selected, requires minimal head movement, and does not interrupt the user's field of vision during use. The lightweight aluminum yoke can b

CLEVERCATCH® Exercise

CLEVERCATCH® Exercise is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ball. Ba

CLEVERCATCH® Multiplication

CLEVERCATCH® Multiplication is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ba

CLEVERCATCH® States & Capitals

CLEVERCATCH® States & Capitals is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard

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

Clickaid

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

Clicker 6

Clicker 6 is a voice output word processor program and on-screen keyboard program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including students with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities. It has a wide range of accessibility options for users who cannot use a mouse or keyboard, including individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users can create a customized on-screen keyboard grid with letters, whole words, or pictures. Users can click

Clicker Docs

Clicker Docs is a word prediction program, writing skills training program, and a reading, spelling and vocabulary tutorial program designed for individuals at all ability levels, including children with learning disabilities, dyslexia, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. This application (or app) for the Apple iPad enables students to develop reading and writing skills. Students can use the child-friendly keyboard to type into the word processor and various speech options allow them to revie

Clip Case For Blackberry Playbook Tablet

The Clip Case for BlackBerry PlayBook is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. This leather case clips to the device and features a ridged, indented base panel to support the device in three positions for hands-free use. COLOR: Black.

Clip Case For Ipad And Ipad 2

The Clip Case is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Available in models for the iPad and the iPad 2, this leather case clips to the device and features a ridged, indented base panel to support the device in three positions for hands-free use. COLOR: Red, black, or taupe.

Clip Case With Tech Grip For Ipad

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

Clip-On Ashtray With Remote Tube (Model 562187)

The Clip-On Ashtray with Remote Tube, model 562187, is a clip on ashtray and remote smoking device designed for use by smokers who use wheelchairs and have upper extremity disabilities. The cigarette is placed in one end of the tube, which holds it over the ashtray, and the smoker uses the mouthpiece of the tube to smoke. The ashtray has two clips which snap onto wheelchair. Security rubber rings snap over the ends of clips to lock the unit in place. DIMENSIONS: Tube is 36 inches long.

Clip-On Spoon (Model 16T031)

The Clip-On Spoon, model 16T031, is a utensil holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities or spinal cord injury. This vinyl covered hand strap fits over the back of the hand and holds a spoon or fork securely. The strap can be bent to fit individual hands. It is dishwasher safe.

Clipper Footswitch

Footswitch. Variety of sizes and shapes of foot operated one or two stage momentary or latching switches. Cast aluminum housing. 1, 2, or 3 pedal models. Latching models have push on, push off mechanism. POWER: 20 amps 125-250 volt AC, 3/4 or 1 horsepower, 15 amps 125 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower or 10 amps 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. Optional foot shield, or 10 amps 125 volt DC - volt AC 1/4 h.p. WEIGHT: 2.25 pounds.

Closed Chain Disk

Closed Chain Disk is designed for use during aqua therapy for leg and hip muscle toning. It also works on improving balance, increases range of motion in the lower extremities, strengthens the upper body and improves trunk stability. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Closet Adaptations

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To make an existing closet accessible to seniors and individuals with arthritis, balance disabilities, or mobility disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses various inexpensive modifications. Included are lowering the clothes rod, adding shelves at usable heights, storing items on the floor in baskets, and replacing the closet door with a curtain or lighter weight folding door. AUTHOR: Greenstein

Cloth-Covered Sorbothane Adhesive Padding

Cloth-Covered Sorbothane Adhesive Padding is adhesive- backed foam padding designed for use in splints, gloves, or footwear for people with carpal tunnel syndrome or other upper or lower extremity disabilities. This padding helps to dissipate the energy of impacts and distribute pressure over a large area. This self-adhesive padding can also be applied to tool handles to provide a built-up grip. DIMENSIONS: 1/8 x 12 x 6, 6/8 x 12 x 6, and 1/4 x 12 x 6 inches.

Clothing Protector Adult Bib

The Clothing Protector Adult Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This bib provides coverage from neck to waist and fastens at the neck with Velcro closures. It is reversible and made of 100 percent cotton. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 27 x 24 inches. COLORS: Available in a variety of colors and patterns.

Clothing Protector T-Shirt (Model Mf101T)

The Clothing Protector T-shirt, model MF010T, is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injuries. The cotton T-shirt-style bib has three snaps on the back and a waterproof lining on the opposite side. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Black, navy,royal, kelly green, olive, red, and purple.

Clothing Protector Vest & Clothing Protector Vest Xl (Model Mf101V & Mf101Ve )

The Clothing Protector Vest and Clothing Protector Vest XL, models MF101V and MF101VE, is a vest designed for wear by men or women with upper extremity or spinal cord injuries. The vest is 100 percent cotton and has a waterproof lining and a Velcro tab closure. The XL version (model MF101VE) is 6 inches longer the regular version. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Purple, blue, burgundy, tan, forest green, lime green, or grey. Solid colored fronts with printed backs are also available.

Clothing Protector With Snaps (Model 16T083)

The Clothing Protector with Snaps, model 16T083, is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. The bib covers from neck to lap with snap closure at the neck. It has a polyester cotton front and waterproof backing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 35 x 18 inches. COLOR: Comes in a variety of colors and patterns.

Clothing Protectors

The Clothing Protectors are bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, upper extremity, or drooling disabilities. Made of tear-resistant, machine washable vinyl, these protectors have closures at the neck. The protectors are available in clear vinyl with a snap closure and with or without a food catch pocket along the bottom. Also available is a reversible model with absorptive terry cloth on one side, a food pocket along the bottm, and snap closure. The Economy Terry Cloth model is made

Cloud Matchmaker

Cloud Matchmaker is a shape making and matching game designed for children and adults. It consists of 24 wooden shape tiles, 24 matching cardboard cards, a card stand and a plastic chain-link. Players choose one of the cardboard shape cards and place it in the stand for only them to see. They then arrange and manipulate the chain to resemble the shape they have chosen. Other players try to identify the shape being made by matching it to the correct shapes on one of the wooden tiles. This game in

Cloud Pillow

The Cloud Pillow is a book holder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. This canvas beanbag cushion is filled with hypoallergenic polyfoam beads and has contoured ribbed shaping to hold print books, e-readers, or tablet computers, while supporting the user's hands. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 16 1/8 x 7 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 0.7 pounds. COLOR: Denim blue.

Clozepro

ClozePro is a voice output, large print, and switch adapted testing program designed for use by students who need test-taking accomodations, including students with cognitive or learning disabilities, physical disabilities, blindness or low vision. This assessment tool enables a teacher in lower or upper elementary or secondary school to build a cloze activity from any text in any subject area. For standardized test preparation and alternate assessments, it provides the teacher with detailed inf

Co-Oper Band

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

Co:writer 4000

Co:Writer 4000 is a word prediction program designed for use by children and teens with learning or upper extremity disabilities. This voice output program utilizes FlexSpell and the Total Vocabulary System (TVS) to provide users with the tools required for writing. FlexSpell enables students to work at their developmental spelling level by permitting them to begin words phonetically or by cueing initial letter combinations; both approaches provide lists from which the correct word can be selec

Cock-Up Wrist Splint

The Cock-Up Wrist Splint is a hand and wrist support for individuals with a variety of conditions resulting from injury or illness. The splint is designed to provide wrist support for dynamic splinting, and to be useful for post-fracture support, tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sprains or strains. It may also be used in cases of general wrist weakness, to correct deformity, or for peripheral nerve injuries. The Cock-Up Splint is made of 1/8-inch neoprene and features a sewn-in positioner

Coffee Spillers Inc. Biball

Coffee Spillers, Inc. BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with "Coffee Spillers, Inc." and a coffee cup. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Navy or brow

Coil Garden Hose

The Coil Garden Hose is a lightweight garden hose designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This permanently coiled hose is designed to be lighter and less bulky than conventional hoses, and it has straight sections at both ends for easy maneuvering. It has a polyurethane jacket and crush-proof nickel/chrome fittings to ensure a leak-proof connection. Industrial nylon spring guards at each end prevent kinking. DIMENSIONS: 25-, 50- or 80-foot lengths. COLOR:

Cold One Rotator Cuff Cold Compression Wrap

The Cold One Rotator Cuff Cold Compression Wrap is a cold pack designed for use by individuals with shoulder disabilities or injuries. The wrap provides icing and compression to the front of the rib cage, the upper chest, the shoulder, the upper back, and around the upper bicep. This wrap is constructed with an outer layer of nitrogen blown Neoprene, a middle layer of refreezable gels, and an inner layer of rubberized linen. All three layers stretch together to provide comfortable compression an

Cold Therapy System (Models 2008 & 2010)

The Cold Therapy System is designed for use by individuals with acute pain or for post-surgical use. This unit can be used to deliver localized cold therapy in a home or hospital setting. The unit uses a motorized pump to circulate cold water to the desired body area. The unit comes standard with a universal cold therapy wrap that fits many areas of the body,including the knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow, calf, arm, and leg. The model 2008 Therapy System includes an eight- quart water and ice reserv

Collar And Cuff Button Extender (Model 2136)

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

Collar And Cuff Sling

Arm sling with webbing strap that goes around the neck with a felt neck pad for cushioning. Single hand cuff, no elbow support, Flannel lined canvas cuff. Adjustable, one size. .

Collis Curve Toothbrush

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

Color Bug (Model 3960)

The Color Bug, model 3960, is a remote control, switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Once the light touch directionality switch is activated, this bug moves around creating fun patterns. Inserting one of the four included markers causes the toy to draw the patterns, enabling the user to create unique pictures. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries. The controller uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The Bug is 2 x 5 x 3.5 inches. Th

Color Change Switch (Model 3Tspl)

The Color Change Switch, model 3TSPL, is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This plate switch has a large translucent plate that changes color each time it is tapped, providing visual reward and reinforcement each time the switch is activated. The switch base is equipped with suction cup feet to keep the switch in place. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 5.5 x 4 inches.

Color Match Panel

Color Match Panel is an interactive panel designed for use by individuals of all ages with cognitive, neurological and motor impairments. It is designed to stimulate visual and auditory senses while helping to teach cause and effect. It also aids with color recognition skills. This panel includes two color-matching games. The timing of the lights may be adjusted according to ability level. It can be used with the Wireless Remote Controller (purchased separately). The Color Match Panel include

Colorcards Interactive: Everyday Objects

ColorCards Interactive: Everyday Objects is a problem solving program and visual training activity designed for use by children with neurological, cognitive, or visual disabilities. This program reinforces key skills in visual discrimination, problem solving, number skills, concentration and attention, and semantics/categorization. Six activities offer three levels of audio and visual help, and concentrate on key areas. Activities include Match the Picture with picture to picture matching, audio

Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull

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

Comfort Grip Magnifier

The Comfort Grip Magnifier is a hand magnifying lens designed for use by individuals with low vision. Available in round or rectangular models, this magnifier has a comfort grip handle for people with arthritis and provides three levels of magnification and a concentrated light to enhance reading, crafting, or other close-up work. It can be folded for storage and has acrylic lenses that offer 2x magnification with 3x and 5x power bifocals and an ultra bright LED (light emitting diode). Other fea

Comfort On-Screen Keyboard Pro

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

Comfylap

The Comfylap is a bookholder, bed tray, and laptop computer table designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, rectangular table is supported two legs, each of which has two locking joints in addition to the locking joint that connects the table to the leg. Each joint has an angle lock button. All of the joints can be adjusted so that the table can be used at a variety of heights and angles to provide a surface to serve as a lapt

Commercial Gentleman Public Access Door Operator

The Commercial Gentleman Public Access Door Operator is a powered door operator kit designed for use in public settings to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. The operator allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. This operator can be totally pneumatic in operation or interfaced with low voltage (wired or wireless) electronics for total public access. Standard Kit Includes - Commercial Opener & mounting hardware, 4 1/2" square poly bo

Communicator Complete

The COMMUNICATOR COMPLETE is a voice input dialer program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program offers the ability to dial a wireless headset by speaking the name of the individual to be contacted or by speaking the digits to be dialed. It also offers the ability to use voice commands to pick up call waiting, access multiple lines, control volume and mute functions, redial, and more. This system includes all hardw

Compact Footswitch

Steel housing foot operated momentary or latching switch. Skid proof base. POWER: 20 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1 horsepower or 5 or 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 2 7/8 x 2.5 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Compact Switches (Model 745)

The Compact Switches, model 745, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. These tiny, sensitive switches can be mounted anywhere using the included Velcro. They can be grouped together to enable the user to activate three different devices. DIMENSIONS: The switches are 0.375 inches high and 0.75 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.25 pounds.

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,

Complete Comfort Front Close Leisure Bra (Models 1802 & 1803)

The Complete Comfort Front Close Leisure Bra, models 1802 and 1803, is designed for wear by women who have difficulty dressing. Made of a lightweight blend of cotton, polyester, and Lycra spandex, the seamless bra has bust darts to shape and separate, a stay-down inner band to prevent rolling, extra-wide shoulder straps, and front-hook closure. 1802 has lace trim. The bra is machine washable. SIZES: Even sizes 34 to 48 B, C, D, DD, or F (1802 and 1803); even sizes 36 to 48 G or H (1803 only). CO

Computer Interface For Optical Headpointer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Optical headpointer and photodetector circuit designed to be immune to false triggering. Describes a photodetector circuit tuned to respond only to light pulsed at 90 Hertz (from a headpointer beam), ignoring shifts in ambient light level and room lighting. Circuit output feeds directly into a computer. Includes circuit diagrams for a lamp driver and a photodetector. COMMENTS: For further information contact: G L Heseltine, Science Unlimited Research F

Computer Interface Music Maker

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

Computer Left Click Interface For Switch User

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

Conductive Education Set - 60''L

Conductive Education Set is designed for use in home and school environment for individuals working on improving their upper extremity strength & coordination, visual attention as a result of a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or surgery.  It includes a 60-inch folding-leg plinth with half-covered board, ladder and platform, variable-height stool, raised blocks and 14 inch easy-on handrail.

Cone Grip

The Cone Grip is a hand cone designed for use by individuals who have had strokes or who have other disabilities that cause involuntary hand closure. Shaped to the natural contour of the hand, this cloth-covered grip has a firm surface to keep the hand open without stimulating contractures. An elastic band secures the cone to the hand. The cloth cover is removable and launderable.

Connect Tables (Rectangular)

The Connect Range series of rectangular and triangular tables have been designed to encourage an erect posture when your child is seated. All of the tables are adjustable in height and functional. The tables can be easily arranged into modular groups using rectangular and triangular configurations, to meet a variety of different classroom needs and to promote an inclusive environment for the child.

Contact Pad Switch

The Contact Pad Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and mobility. No pressure is required to activate this switch; simply making skin contact with the pad surface activates the switch. This switch is equipped with an 1/8th inch jack. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (not included).

Container Aids

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Friedrich's ataxia to dispense various items that come in spray containers requiring a button to be depressed with the index finger. Purchasing spray bottles with trigger levers, which can be filed with body spray, hairspray, conditioner, etc. for easier application. MATERIALS: Trigger spray bottles. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5

Contour Twist Neck Pillow

The Contour Twist Neck Pillow is a head and neck support cushion designed to properly align the head and neck during rest or sleep. This cushioned pillow can also be used for leg and lumbar support. Made of soft poly foam with bendable linkage inside, the pillow can be used to support other body areas such as the waist, lower back, and shoulders. DIMENSIONS: Available in 26 or 32 inches long. COLOR: Navy and ecru.

Controflex General Purpose Ribbon Switches (Models 101-Bmt131-A, 131-Amt, 121-Bp, & 141-Bph)

The CentroFlex Ribbon Switches are vinyl-coated momentary type switches for pilot, control, or low power duty. The switches offer Press-at-Any-Point control and are self-bottoming. A wide range of pressure sensitivities, sheathing materials, switch lengths, end terminating seals, exterior colors, and lead wire cominations are avaialble. Nominal sensitivies of 40, 12, and 8 ounces are standard. All models are sealed for moisture and chemical resistance. All switches are available adhesive backed.

Controflex Footswitch (Models 111 & 111-B)

The ControFlex Foot Switches are waterproof, sealed vinyl foot-operated momentary switches. They are rated at 100 watts and 5 pounds nominal foot pressure and feature normally open contacts. Model 111 has an operating force of 5 pounds; model 111-B is more sensitive with an operating force of 1.5 pounds. The lead wire for both models is 18 AWG and 6 feet long. The switches will operate at temperatures up to 150 degrees Fahrenheit and to 0 degrees Fahrenheit or below. DIMENSIONS: Switches are 2 x

Convenient Pill Box

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a convenient pill box for individuals who are elderly and/or for individuals with disabilities. The Convenient Pill Box combines the convenience of carrying a person's daily dose of medications and vitamin supplements with a water bottle by integrating the pill case as a bottle cap. The pill box's ergonomic triangular shape makes the bottle easy to open. There is a manual rotary date counter (month and day) in the center of the triangle

Converting A Knee Supporter Into An Effective Shoulder Support Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Shoulder support adapted from an elastic knee support, devised to support an injured shoulder without incapacitating the arm. Tubular elastic knee support with a V cut out leaving about a 2 inch circumferential remnant which fits around the upper arm. Cotton webbing and a strap long enough to fasten around the chest are sewn along the top edge of the support. Another foam pad under the opposite arm can be used to hold the strap lower on the chest. SKIL

Cookie Sheet Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pressure switch made of cookie sheets which can be used to activate a tape player, battery toy or light. Switch made of 2 aluminum or steel cookie sheets ( or pizza pans), a subminiature size plug, 4 feet of 2 conductor 22 gauge stranded wire, and foam insulation tape. Includes instructions, diagrams and a photograph. Suggests uses. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics. Soldering. Assembly. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severel

Cooldock Notebook Stand (Model F7000/bk)

The COOLdock Notebook Stand, model F7000/BK, is a notebook/laptop computer support designed to help prevent poor posture that can lead to back, neck, and wrist strain. This stand enables the user to adjust the height and angle of the notebook screen for optimal viewing and ergonomic comfort. The unit supports wide screen notebooks. A built-in four-port USB 2.0 hub provides connections for computer accessories. Two built-in fans cool the underside of the notebook which is important in extending t

Cordless Switch Interface (Model H-53-Usb)

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

Core Laser Pro Exercise System By Laser Gym

The Laser Gym Core Laser Pro System is a therapeutic rehabilitation and training tool designed for physical therapy centers and other clinical settings. Each Pro system consists of two Core Laser Therapy Belts with travel bags, an institutional freestanding target that is specifically designed to accommodate a variety of patients, Tape Measure, Patient Progress Charting Material, instructional DVD and a premium carry case.

Corn Pads

Corn Pads are protectors designed for use with individuals with toe and digital trauma, painful corns, calluses and blisters. It is designed to alleviate soreness associated with trauma such a hammertoe. These corn pads contain a medical grade mineral oil gel the covers the affected area. It is made out of soft, comfortable and stretchable fabric.

Cosmic Steering Wheel (Model 779)

The Cosmic Steering Wheel, model 779, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. Spin the wheel and stars and sparkles fly in the dome while music plays and bright lights shine. This toy is designed to encourage individuals to reach out to activate the lively show. POWER: Uses 4 C and 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 15 inches. WEIGHT: 6.5 inches.

Cosmo's Play And Learn Software

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

Cotside Bumpers

Cotside Bumpers is designed for use by individuals who are at risk for injuries and bruises while lying in bed.  Cotside Bumpers are designed to fit bed rails up to 1400 millimeters (55 inches) long. With a standard height of 760 millimeters (30 inches) these cot sides reach over most bed rails. Can be easily and quickly attached to the rails with a hook and loop fastening along the bottom edge. With a mattress overlay, and foam insert, this padding is easy to wipe clean. Sold in pairs.

Cotton Web Ladder Reins

The Cotton Web Ladder Reins are designed for use by individuals with upper extremity motor disabilities. These cotton web reins have snap ends and five different grasps in a ladder-style configuration to enable the rider to grasp where needed for the greatest control.

Counterbalanced Swivel Fork.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fork and tray ensemble designed to enable a person with minimal upper extremity function to eat independently. Describes a plywood tray, with suction cups on the bottom to prevent slipping, which holds a scoop dish attached with velcro and a cutout circle for a glass; a fork with an extension allows it to swivel. The fork is fastened to the dish with a chain of rubber bands which acts to keep the fork parallel to the plate when it is in the plate and h

Cover-Roll Stretch Non-Woven Bandage

The Cover-Roll Stretch Non-Woven Bandage is polyester tape designed to hold in place dressings for wounds, ulcers, pressure sores or other areas of damaged skin. The tape is made of a non-woven polyester base that is hypoallergenic, self adhesive, air permeable, and cross elastic. The tape will conform and adapt to complex contours and difficult areas to tape. It provides light compression without causing constriction or congestion, and holds dressing safely and reliably in place, even in pres

Covered Spoon, Twin Pack (Model 16T176A)

The Covered Spoon, Twin Pack, model 16T176A, is a spoon designed for use by adults and children with upper extremity or eating disabilities or tremors. This spoon has a lid that covers approximately two-thirds of the spoon bowl, keeping food on the utensil and limiting spillage. It can hold liquids and smaller pieces of food. The spoon can be taken apart for cleaning and is dishwasher safe.

Cozy Coats Thumbless Mittens

The Cozy Coats Mittens are mittens designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Made of double fleece fabric for warmth, these machine-washable mittens are reversible and have hook-and-loop fasteners. The mittens can be special ordered to match the Cozy Coat Winter Coat (see entry). SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLORS: Navy/plaid, royal/fiesta, royal/snowstorm, wine/bouquet, periwinkle/splash, hunter/forest, and hunter/b

Crab Biball

The Crab BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a crab design. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches or 17 x 36 inches. COLOR: White, black, or navy with red crab

Cradle Arm Sling

Cradle arm sling evenly distributes weight of arm. Grey herringbone material with non-elastic web strap. Universally adjustable.

Cradle Arm Sling (Model 1252)

The Cradle Arm Sling is a cotton/poly fabric open ended sling that extends from the elbow to the fingertips. The sling features two shoulder straps cross in back and tie under or over sling and a thumb loop to aid in positioning. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS: The small sling is 9 x 7 inches, the medium is 11 x 8 inches, the large is 13 x 9 inches, and the extra large is 15 x 10 inches. COLOR: Gray.

Craft And Mealtime Clothing Protector

The Craft and Mealtime Clothing Protector is a large bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This waterproof bib prevents food and paint stains and scalding from hot liquids by protecting the chest and lap. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 36 inches. COLOR: Light blue or floral print.

Cravaat Bib

The Cravaat Bib is a bib designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Designed resemble a scarf, this waist length bib is made from brushed microfiber and has the soft feel of suede. The bib has a stylish look that is a discreet alternative to the adult bib. It is stain-resistant, wrinkle-free, and machine washable. DIMENSION (LxW): 27 x 8.5 inches. COLORS: Floral tan; brown/green print; tan faux leather; and black, brown, blue, burgundy,

Cravaat Ii Bib

The Cravaat II Bib is a bib designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. Designed to resemble a scarf, this bib is full length and extends over the lap to catch crumbs. Made of 100 percent polyester, it is sewn together to keep closed and has a wide opening at the neck to allow it to fit easily over the head. The bib has a stylish look that is intended to be a discreet alternative to the adult bib. It is machine washable in cold water with

Cravaat Napkin At Your Neck

The Cravaat Napkin At Your Neck is a bib designed for use by adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This bib is designed to resemble an oversized napkin tucked in at the neck to present a dignified alternative to the adult bib. The napkin extends from the neck over the lap to catch crumbs, and it stays in place by a strap that snaps around the neck. Made of polyester, it is stain- and wrinkle-resistant, machine washable and can be tumble dried. DIMENSIO

Crawlabout Crawl Trainer

The Crawlabout Crawl Trainer is designed for children with neurological, physical, upper or lower extremity disabilities while instructing, encouraging and reinforcing crawling. The aluminum frame and foam-padded, suspended harness are height adjustable. Push handles can be attached as crawling skill progresses. The caregiver can steer from the rear to provide necessary assistance. SIZES: Small: Overall Width 23”, Overall Height 22-25", Overall Depth 18", Harness Width x Depth 12”, Harness Dept

Crayon Holder

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

Crayon Nibbles

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

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty-Super Magnetics

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

Create-A-Game Chunky Game Spinner

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

Creating Ability's Universal Paddling Seat For Canoes

Creating Ability's Universal Paddling Seat for Canoes is designed for individuals with limited mobility due to a spinal cord injury, neurological impairment or illness impacting motor control. The Universal Paddling Seat’s back structure consists of pelvic, lateral, lumbar, and upper-back supports. The back has several vertical adjustments to fit different torso lengths and types. The upper unit (the upper-back rest and laterals) can be adjusted independently or removed completely, for those wh

Creature Cartoons

Creature Cartoons is a single switch program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. Its benefits include increasing auditory and visual attention; training cause and effect and turn taking; developing intentionality; and offering recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make the cartoon's story line contin

Credit Card Switch (Model 5580)

The Credit Card Switch, model 5580, is a touch switch designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. As thin as a credit card, the switch is extremely sensitive and activates with the slightest touch. It can be used on any flat surface or it can be mounted on a wall and it is equipped with a plastic sleeve to hold a label. The set includes the switch, two plastic sleeves, and a set of labels, double-sided mounting tape, and Velcro for mounting. OPTIONS: A metal mounti

Crepe Puzzle Construction Set

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

Crepe Puzzle Nature Set

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

Crepe Puzzle Transportation Set

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

Crick Usb Switch Interface

The Crick USB Switch Interface is a computer switch adapter designed to make computers switch-operable for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch interface works with almost all switch accessible software. It plugs directly into the computer's USB port and connecting switches. It will instantly work with Clicker, Cloze Pro, and All My Words 2 (not included) with no set up required. For other switch accessible software, this adapter comes with USB Keys, a

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

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

Cruise

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

Crystal Clear Switch

The Crystal Clear Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This round switch can be activated with the slightest pressure anyone on the surface. A clear screw-off top enables pictures or words to be mounted on the switch surface for cueing.

Cubewriter

CubeWriter is an on-screen keyboard, writing program, and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or learning disabilities. This program can be used with a mouse, switch, touchscreen, alternative kebyboard, or regular keyboard. Features include the ability for each user to personalize word lists and choose personal settings to meet individual needs. Compatible with all text-based documents, this program also features three modes (Type, Wr

Cubex Therapy System On Wheels

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

Cubit Cane

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision who use powered wheelchairs in reaching elevator call buttons or buttons on the control panel for higher floors. This short cane constructed from parts of damaged canes can be constructed of spare parts from damaged canes and attached to the wheelchair using hook-and-loop strips. Cut a cane grip and shaft to 17 inches. Install a slip-over tip on the end of the shaft, increasing the length to 18 inches. Complete the tool b

Cuff

The Cuff is a cuff arm or leg weight for individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities that can be addressed by weight training. The Cuff is available in two versions: (1) the Deluxe Cuff has an 20-inch hook-and-loop adjustment strap that allows the weight to be used for extremities with larger diameters such as the thigh; and (2) the D-Ring Cuff is sized to be worn on the ankle or wrist and is fastened by threading a strap with a hook-and-loop attachment through a D-ring. The Cuff's we

Cup Holder (Model Ha-4263)

Cup Holder, model HA-4263, is a cup or glass holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This cup holder has two large handles to assist with control, enabling the user to hold the cup in the correct position for drinking. WEIGHT: 55 grams.

Cup Switch (Model 58080)

The Cup Switch, model 58080, is a buttonswitch designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have a good ability to target smaller surfaces. This switch is similar to the Cap Switch (see separate entry), but more durable because the switch is encased in a plastic cup. Colored stickers for the target area are included for individuals with low vision. The base provides a surface for mounting on a table, pillow, or wheelchair bracket. The switch is activated using nine ounces of fo

Curved Bath Brush (Model Sw4392)

The Curved Bath Brush, model SW4392, is a long-handled brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight brush has a curved aluminum handle to reach over the shoulder and around the waist.The brush head has smooth nylon bristles. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches wide. WEIGHT: 12 ounces. COLOR: The handle is white.

Curved Mayo Scissors

The Curved Mayo Scissors are cast and splint scissors designed for use in splint and brace fitting. Designed for right- or left-handed use, these stainless steel scissors have curved blades for trimming braces and splints as hardening of the material begins. DIMENSIONS: 6 3/8 inches long.

Curved Scissors

Curved Scissors are cast and splint scissors designed for use in splinting and casting. These right-handed scissors cut curves to the right or left and have heavy-duty chrome-plated blades for use on warm splinting material. DIMENSIONS: 8 inches long.

Cushion Grip

The Cushion Grip is a hand cone designed for use by individuals who have had strokes or who have other disabilities that cause involuntary hand closure. Tapered to the natural contour of the hand, this cloth-covered grip is filled with resilient polyester pile. An elastic band secures the machine-launderable cone to the hand. This device provides mild hand exercise and prevents fingernails from digging into the palm of the hand.

Cushion Grip Shoehorns (Models 30035, 30036, 30037, 30038 & 30039)

Cushion Grip Shoehorns are long-handled shoehorns and shoehorns with built up handles to assist people with difficulty in bending and grasping in donning and removing shoes. All models have padded foam handles with a rope loop. DIMENSIONS: Model 30035 is 12 inches long, model 30036 is 18 inches long, model 30037 is 24 inches long, model 30038 is 30 inches long, and model 30039 is 36 inches long. The foam handles are 5.5 inches thick. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defec

Custom Adapted Pram

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted pram (stroller) for a mother with arm amputation below the right elbow and back problems. The mother found it difficult and painful to push her baby’s pram as she had to stoop over to reach the handles due to her arm amputation. The mother’s physiotherapist became increasingly concerned by the arching and twisting that the mother's back experienced while pushing the pram. To stop the twisting, a design a handle extension fo

Custom Bicycle Handle Bars

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To create customized bicycle handle bars for a child with her right arm approximately 3 inches shorter than her left arm and limited use of her right hand. The gear shift and rear break were moved from the right to the left handlebar. Then on the right handlebar a three-inch extension was built. At the top of that extension is a small ball and a padded platform on a swivel providing wrist support and assistance in gripping. TITLE: Custom Bicycle Handle Bars Stander. W

Custom Keyguards

Custom Keyguards are designed to enable people with upper extremity disabilities to use a standard computer keyboard but are unable to keep their hand elevated above it or who use a headwand or mouthstick. Keyguards support the hands and allow them to slide across the keyboard without pressing any keys. Desired keys are depressed through the corresponding keyhole. The keyguards also prevents the user from inadvertently pressing more than one key at a time. Latching mechanisms are provided for ke

Custom Solution Comfort Seat (Model Scs-Cust)

The Custom Solution ComfortSeat, model SCS-CUST, is a custom-built personal cleansing system designed for individuals with mobility, balance, upper ectremity, or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. The device installs on the toilet, replacing the seat. This model can be configured for the individual's special needs. The customized controls include the choice of a left or right control lever, back controls, or wired remote control. Features include an adjustable rear was

Custom Swing

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted swing for a child with muscular dystrophy (MD). The child wanted to play on the swing set in his backyard, but he had difficulty maintaining his posture and staying upright and balanced. After an initial evaluation, two TAD volunteers created a design for a swing that would suit the child and fit the families’ swing set. The design incorporated a tilt in swing seat that allowed gravity to support the child’s upper body when

Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

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

Customized Game Controller

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity paralysis to operate a video game controller. The controller is fused onto a plastic base, the underside of which is coated with a non-slip material so that when placed flat surface for use, the controller stays pointed at the TV. A lever is fastened to the front of the base on each side for use in activating the forward facing horizontal buttons. The levers are activated by a vertical motion down on levers just below

Customized Headpointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy to use a headwand to operate a computer without interfering with her hearing aid. Her existing commercially-available headpointer was made of rigid plastic and could not be modified. A metal headpointer was attached to a soft leather flyer's helmet which protected the hearing aid. Perforated inserts were added to the helmet over the ears, enabling the user to use the headpointer and the hearing aid simultaneously. TITLE: Cu

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

Cut-Out-Seat Slip (Model Wb018)

The Cut-Out-Seat-Slip, model WB018, is a slip designed for women who have difficulty raising their arms or who use wheelchairs. It is made of a cotton/polyester blend material, snaps down the back for ease of dressing, and has wide straps prevent slipping off shoulders. SIZES: Small, medium, large, extra large, extra extra large, and extra extra extra large. COLOR: White.

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 For Graphic Arts

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

Cutting Board With Pivot Knife

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

Cymouse

Cymouse is a head operated video game controller designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit allows the user to reassign key functions to slight head motions. It is a five-axis game controller that can be manipulated with the user's head. The unit does not replace the mouse, but can be used as a supplement, giving the user more control over the game. It uses infrared light and math to determine the user's head posi

D.I.Y. Button Hook Zipper Pull

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow individuals with limited fine motor and dexterity participate in dressing activities by using a device to manage clothing buttons and zippers. MATERIALS USED: One - 7/8 inch metal cup holder hook, one - 6 inch long, 9/16 inch dowel, one jumbo paper clip, wood glue, Pliers. PREPPARATION: 1.Pre-drill small holes in each end of the dowel. 2.Put dab of glue in one hole of dowel. 3.Twist cup holder into hole being careful not to split dowel. 4.Stra

D.I.Y. Electronic Dice

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

D.I.Y. Game Console Switch Interface Deluxe

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

D.I.Y. Lamp Switch For Dogs

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This DIY product is specially designed for people who use trained service dogs to help them in daily life. The problem was that the service dog could not push the button very well, therefore this lever system was the solution. Another advantage of this specific product is that it can be used by service dogs, people who use a wheelchairs and older people. MATERIALS USED: Strong wooden plates (we used multiplex) thickness: 6millimeter; surface: 1x 450mil

D.I.Y. Ooglies

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

D.I.Y. Scalextric

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

D.I.Y. Toy Bar/Gym

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with cortical blindness MATERIALS USED: 2 right angles, 3 opening 1 inch diameter “T” connectors, 4 right angles, 2 opening 1 inch diameter “elbow” connectors, 4 right angles, 3 opening 1 inch diameter “corner” connectors, Nine 2 foot long pieces of 1 inch diameter PVC piping**, Four 1 foot long pieces of 1 inch diameter PVC piping**, Elastic bands (typical white elastic bands, found at fabric and arts & crafts stores), Toy rings,

D4E1 Cookie Aid

D4E1 Cookie Aid is designed for users with limited upper extremity, strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy or a brain injury.

Dadc 500 Manual Push Pull

The DADC 500 Manual Push Pull is a hand control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities, including limited range of motion. It is designed for drivers who like the traditional push/pull handle. The user pulls the handle to control the accelerator and pushes it to apply the brakes. The DADC 500 Manual Push Pull features quick, light action and smooth response to the user's motions. It fits a wide range of vehicles with little

Dadc 500 Manual Push Rock

The DADC 500 Manual Push Rock is a hand control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper or lower extremity disabilities, including limited range of motion. Designed for drivers who want a higher hand position on the steering wheel, the DADC 500 Manual Push Rock features a vertical handle and provides a quick, light action and smooth response to the user's motions. The user pulls (or rocks) the vertical handle back to control the accelerator and pu

Dadc 500 Push Pull Hand Control

The DADC 500 Push Pull is a hand control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities, including limited range of motion or hand strength. The user pulls the handle to control the accelerator and pushes it to apply the brakes. Designed for drivers who like the traditional push/pull handle, the DADC 500 Push Pull is vacuum assisted and requires only a light touch to operate. The full range of motion from idle to full throttle is l

Dadc Brake Only

The DADC Brake Only is a hand control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, upper or lower extremity disabilities, including limited range of motion or use of only one leg, or drivers who can operate the pedals, but are challenged with the transition from gas to brake. The user pushes the control's handle to apply the brakes. It does not connect to the accelerator. The DADC 500 Brake Only provides a quick, light action and a smooth response. It fits a wi

Dadc Game Wheel

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

Dadc Key Tee

The DADC Key Tee is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis. This T-shaped holder fit over the top of most keys to facilitate grasping the key and increase leverage when turning the key.

Dadc Turn Signal Adapter

The DADC Turn Signal Adapter is a right or left hand directional signal extension lever designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, especially those with limited or no use of the left hand or arm. Designed to allow drivers to operate the turn signals with the right hand instead of the left, this device attaches to the turn signal lever and crosses to the right side of the steering column. It can also be mounted on the left side as an extension of the turn signal lever. The

Daessy Mini Adjustable Mount (Model M75-Am)

The DAESSY Mini Adjustable Mount, model M75-AM, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system has several points of adjustment to set up and position the mount. Two rotating joints can be angled and twisted in various directions to adjust the horizontal tube position. The system is supported on the wheelchair by a

Daessy Mini Bent-Tube Mount (Model M75-Btm)

The DAESSY Mini Bent-Tube Mount, model M75-BTM, is a stand for a tablet computer, switch mounting hardware and a computer and communicator mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The mount is non-directional and can be installed on either side of the wheelchair. This product also can be removed from the wheelchair when not needed. The frame clamp assembly includes a

Dalmation (Model 512)

The Dalmatian, model 512, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included) is activated the puppy barks and wags its tail. POWER: Requires capability switch and 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HXL): 6 x 7.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: White with black polka dots.

Danika Vest

The Danika Vest is a women’s vest designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. This sleeveless cardigan vest features a halter neckline and razorback details giving the top oversized arm holes that make it easy to put on or take off, and front snaps that allow the vest to be worn open or closed. When worn closed, the vest gives the appearance a v-neckline and the cardigan drapes across the body for a slimmer look. This vest also has a large back opening for eas

Darci Usb

The Darci USB is a Morse-code interface for a computer designed to provide mouthstick access for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The Darci USB also has audio feedback through a built-in speaker, making it usable by persons who are blind or have low vision. The lightweight Darci USB uses Windows keyboard drivers, and when it is plugged into a computer's USB port, the computer recognizes the device as if it were the keyboard. The Darci USB can be customized to match the user's capab

Dasher Car (Model 8009)

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

Datahand Professional Ii Ergonomic Keyboard & Datahand Personal Edition

The Datahand Professional II Ergonomic Keyboard and DataHand Personal Edition are modified keyboard systems designed to reduce or eliminate the discomfort associated with repetitive motion conditions such as Carpal tunnel syndrome, and to increase typing productivity. Both models consist of two separate keypads, one for each hand, that plug into most computers. Each hand rests on an ergonomically shaped and padded palm support. Five keys surround each fingertip and the thumbs. The keypads have

Defender Case For Ipad

The OtterBox Defender Case for iPad is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This case offers three layers of protection, starting with a self-adhering clear protective film. The case also has a high-impact polycarbonate shell and silicone skin. The polycarbonate cover snaps on the back when the tablet is in use and is removable to serve as a screen cover for transport and storage. A built-in

Deltasand

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

Deltoid-Aid Arm Counterbalance (Model 700 Acs)

The Deltoid-Aid Arm Counterbalance (model 700 ACS) is an overhead suspension sling and forearm support system for pediatric and adult use that includes weights and springs. It has a portable frame; bilateral support arms that adjust vertically and horizontally; and 2 support cables on each side. Foam cuff and split-cuff designs are available. The unit includes 8 1-pound weights, 4 1/2-pound weights, 8 springs, and 4 cuffs. WEIGHT: 60 pounds.

Deluxe Denim Arm Sling (Model 1285)

The Deluxe Denim Arm Sling is designed to provide support for the arm. This envelope-style poly/cotton sling features an adjustable shoulder strap with hook-and-loop closure. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS (WxH): The small pouch is 11 x 5 inches, the medium is 14 x 6.5 inches, the large is 17 x 8 inches, and the extra large is 20 x 9.5 inches. The shoulder strap is 1.5 inches wide. COLOR: Denim blue.

Deluxe Arm Skate (Model 31910)

The Deluxe Arm Skate, Model 31910, is an exercise skate designed to provide range-of-motion exercise for arms and shoulders. The unit is equipped with a three-point strap, 4 casters, and screw eyes which hook at four points for use with a weight resistance system. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Deluxe Dressing Stick (Models A69820 & A6983)

The Deluxe Dressing Stick, models A69820 and A6983, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, arthritis or reaching difficulties. This device is intended to assist with putting on and removing clothing. It can also be use to push and pull objects. This dressing stick is comprised of a wooden dowel with reinforced hook at one end. DIMENSIONS (L): 19 inches (model A69820) or 26 inches (A6983); the dowell has a dia

Deluxe Elbow Pad( Model 7104)

The Deluxe Elbow Pad, model 7104, is an elbow pad designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or elbow injuries. This pad provides elbow support and protection during activities that require repetitive elbow movements. The support consists of an exterior nylon shell with elastic sleeve and inner foam backing that provides a custom fit. Other features include cotton reinforced elastic dual straps held in place with adjustable hook and loop closures. The protective hard plast

Deluxe Footswitch (Models 81-S, 81-Sc36, 84-S, & 85-S)

Foot operated, 1 or 2 stage momentary, or latching switch. Cast aluminum cover has parabolic curve allowing easy operation with low or high heels. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Deluxe Gopher

The Deluxe Gopher is a folding reacher designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This folding reacher has trigger activation with a lock to hold items in the jaws. The jaws are equipped with suction cup grips and can lift up to five pounds. The device is aluminum with a plastic handle. DIMENSIONS: 33 inches long.

Deluxe Ii Footswitch (Models 68-S2, 68-S3, 68-S3N, & 68-S4N)

Foot operated 2 or 3 pedal momentary switches. High impact plastic cover tapers close to floor and has metal treadle bars at each side. Allows use of up to 4 basic spdt snap switches that can be utilized in a number of combinations. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5 5/8 x 6 7/8 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set

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

Deluxe Neck Cushion

The deluxe neck cushion is designed for individuals with a disability that causes neck pain. The inflatable cushion has three air chambers that expand vertically to provide back traction and gently stretches the neck and shoulders. Also helps relieve pain from compressed desks. Portable- use anywhere. Fits most necks. Purple. Smooth velvet material. Be sure slow air release valve is closed before pumping. Hook and Loop Fasteners.

Deluxe Suction Nail Brush (Model Sw4395)

The Deluxe Suction Nail Brush, model SW4395, is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or other upper extremityh disabilities causing limited grasp, hand strength, or dexterity. Two large suction cups on the back of the brush secure it to smooth surfaces and keep it level while in use. One end of the brush has shorter, harder bristles to facilitate getting under the nails. The bristles at the other end of the brush are longer and softer for use on fingers and hands. DIMENSIONS

Deluxe Wooden Bookchair

The Deluxe Wooden Bookchair is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Made of hand-finished rubberwood with a cotton cloth support, the unit adjusts to three different angles and folds flat when not in use. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. SIZES: Mini, medium, standard, and big.DIMENSIONS(WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches; the medium model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches;

Denim Arm Sling With Thumb Loop (Model 1984)

The Denim Arm Sling with Thumb Loop is designed to enable the wearer to apply it independently. The deep sling is made of cotton/poly fabric and features a single shoulder strap, a thumb loop, and easy buckle adjustment. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS (WxD): The small sling is 13 x 5 inches, the medium is 16 x 6 inches, the large is 19 x 7 inches, and the extra large is 22.5 x 8 inches. The strap is 1.5 inches wide. COLOR: Blue denim.

Dentaswab Cleaners

The DentaSwab Cleaners are oral hygiene aids designed for use with individuals with upper extremity or oral motor disabilities. These individually-wrapped swabs have a square, soft, foam head and a handle and can be used for oral cleansing or oral motor stimulation. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long.

Design And Drill Activity Center

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

Designer Clothing Protector

The Designer Clothing Protector is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, swallowing, or eating disabilities. This bib has an absorbent front surface, a full-sized impermeable backing, and side neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW):36 x 18 inches. COLORS: Blue plaid or floral.

Designer Embroidery Bibs For Women

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

Designerseries 1040 Toilet Partition System

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

Desk Quarium (Model 3282)

The Desk Quarium, model 3282, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This illuminated unit features brightly-colored swimming fish. Activating a connected capability switch (not included)causes the fish to swim about in the mini aquarium. The unit also works by placing pens and pencils in the upper cup on the touch sensor. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS: 5.25 x 4.5 x 4.5 inches.

Desktop Desk

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

Desktop Lazy Susan

Desktop Lazy Susan is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength, coordination and dexterity as a result of arthritis, tremors, or neurological involvement.  The desktop Lazy Susan provides easy access to files and supplies on many desktops. Ideal for persons with limited range of motion.

Despicable Me Minion Bob

Despicable Me Minion Bob switch adapted toy is designed for use by children 6-10 years of age. Minion Bob carries Tim, his teddy bear, everywhere. Users can attach Tim into Bob's side and listen to him talk and sing to him. Users can also connect a 3.5 millimeter switch to Bob and listen to him speak Minion. Watch Bob's eyelids open, close, look left and right when you move his head. It features 20 Minion sayings, songs and sound effects.

Detachable Claw

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

Developmental Pull-Up Bar

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Designed to allow children to work on developing their upper body strength with a pull-up bar. This pull-up bar takes gravity out of the equation by allowing the student to practice the same motion using a scooter and choices for difficulty. The child or teacher can select which height is best for the attempt. Children grab on to the bar while placing their bodies on the scooter (long scooters are easier than short scooters) and they pull up and relea

Device For Removing Staples

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of one hand to remove staples. A steel tube with a curved piece of steel at one end sits between the user's thumb and index finger, with projecting rods further down. When the user curls his/her fingers around the rods and pulls them up, two steel jaws at the bottom of the tube are activated to slide under the staple and pull it out of the paper as the edges of the tube descend to hold the paper in place. TITLE: Office Assistance. JOU

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

Device To Enable An Individual To Feed Himself

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with neurological disabilities to eat independently. This chair has an armrest for the user's right arm made from U-shaped PVC half-pipe.The armrest is attached to an outer sleeve that moves up and down a central steel post attached to the chair platform. A cast-iron window weight acts as a counter weight to render the user's arm weightless. A foot pedal connected to a system of pulleys and levers underneath the chair platform raises the user's

Device To Flush Toilet

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized toilet flushing device for use by person with osteoarthritis. The adapted mechanism is designed to operate the two flush buttons easily. A mainly stainless steel frame, with three supports holds the frame in place just above the two flush buttons. The three supports are a commercial suction cup which fastens to the tiled wall behind the toilet, and two vertical legs made of small-diameter pipe, that sit on the porcelain of the cistern. Two hori

Device To Operate Spray Cans

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with arthritis to operate spray cans. This device slips over the top of the can and is secured with an aluminum band and tightened with a wing nut. A handle is attached to one side of the band, and a separate trigger mechanism is atrtached at 90 degrees to the handle. The trigger mechanism requires minimal pressure to release the spray. To TITLE: Kill Them Flies. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 17. PAGES (including cov

Dice Tosser, The

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to play games requiring dice throws. A wooden box was built with a circuit, a single solenoid, a plug-in 1/8-inch jack receptacle, and a battery. The dice are placed on the small circular platform. The solenoid, when activated by a pressure switch, pops up and the dice are randomly tossed. TITLE: The Dice Tosser. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/dice1.htm. REF: Th

Digi-Flex

Digi-Flex is a finger exerciser that enables individuals with hand injuries or disabilities work each digit on a separate spring-loaded button so that strong fingers cannot overcompensate for weaker ones. The device develops gross grasp, finger extension, tip-to-tip pinch, and key pinch. Five color-coded models offer graduated resistance. Each model comes with instructions. COLOR: Yellow (1.5 pounds per finger), red (3 pounds per finger), red(5 pounds per finger), green(5 pounds per finger),blue

Diginity Mug

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

Digipad-Ii Econo Series Touchpad

The Digipad-II Econo Series Touchpad is a driving control system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. It can be configured for almost any make or model of vehicle. The touchpad can be used to access 15 commonly used vehicle functions: ignition; start; intermittent, low and high wipers; wiper wash; park lights; headlights; low, medium, and high front fan speeds; cruise on; cruise set; park brake; and one additional auxiliary function. Access to these 15 functions is

Digital Door Viewer

The Digital Door Viewer is a visual security system designed for use by individuals with physical or visual disabilities. The device is designed to allow the user to see who is outside their door without having to stand or to position their face against the door. Features include a color digital camera and large liquid crystal display (LCD) distortion-free display monitor. The system is operated by pressing a large, clearly marked button. Installation (installation kit included) requires no ext

Digital Shifter

The Digital Shifter is a computer-controlled driving system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person having limited hand/arm strength and range of motion to shift an automatic transmission. The Digital Shifter is microprocessor-controlled and interfaces with most vehicles by dip switch selection. The system comes with the ACE Digital Shifter, the ACE Digital Shifter Actuator and Customer Interface switches. In positive shifting with one press

Digitone Audible Switching Device

The Digitone Audible Switching Device is a driving control system designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This device enables the driver to activate up to eight vehicle functions using one switch. Functions that can be activated include turn signals, horn, dimmer, wiper speeds, wiper wash, cruise on, and cruise set. When the switch connected to this device is depressed, the device begins emitting a series of eight different tones of a musical octave, each of which is assigned

Digivoice

Digivoice is a driving control system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This system allows voice operation of up to 16 vehicle controls such as shifter functions, turn signals, horn, headlight dimmer, and wipers. The driver touches a single telco-style ACT switch (not included) to activate the system. When the switch is depressed, the system says "READY" and the driver speaks the name of the desired function into the supplied microphone. The function is then acti

Dining Bibs

The Dining Bibs are adult bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, and upper extremity disabilities. These bibs are offered in a variety of fabrics and styles from fancy wear to picnic wear and all are laminated or vinyl covered, and features Velcro closure at the neck and a crumb catcher pocket at the bottom. Styles include men's wear with a matching cumber bund crumb catcher pocket; women's wear with a metallic background, clear pocket, and lace trim. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 27

Dining Smock

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping, eating, swallowing, or fine motor disabilities to eat without soiling clothing. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides a pattern, detailed instructions, and illustrations for making a dining smock from a used shirt or blouse one size larger than the wearer’s usual size. The shirt is buttoned closed in the front and cut open down the bac

Disc Switch (Model 3265)

A heavy duty single switch type actuator provides both tactile and auditory feedback. The switch is oeprated by applying pressure to its 1 3/4 inch dimater cap. Operating pressure varies between 9 ounces when pressed at its center to 4 ounces when pressed at its edge.

Disco Bus (Model 1431)

The Disco Bus, model 1431, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is designed to increase a child's visual attention. This toy double-decker bus connects to an external switch (not included), such as a capability switch, through a .125-inch jack. Once the switch is activated, it moves about and plays music while flashing its colorful LED lights. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxL

Discover:board

The Discover:Board is a keyboard interface designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This voice output keyboard speaks letters, words, or sentences to provide auditory feedback and can be used with such applications as ClarisWorks, Co:Writer, Write:OutLoud, Speaking Dynamically, and the Internet. The set includes the large membrane keyboard, four keyboard overlays, overlay creation software, support for a variety of programs, text entry capa

Discover:ke:nx Evaluation Set

The Discover:Ke:nx Evaluation Set is a keyboard interface kit designed to offer a wide range of computer access features for multiple users with physical disabilities. The package includes Ke:nx, PCA Checklist, Big:Calc, Kids in Action Icon Gallery, Key Largo, Macintosh TouchWindow; KeyGuard 128 for Key Largo, DJ (Don Johnston) Switch Kit, and Write:Outloud (see also separate entries). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: ADB port, hard drive, 8 megabytes RAM, an

Discover:kenx

Discover:Kenx (pronounced "connects") is a keyboard interface designed to enable individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or cognitive disabilities to access a computer using a choice of methods other than a standard keyboard. This device plugs directly into the keyboard port and enables customization for multiple users; the system remembers user preferences and automatically selects the appropriate set-ups. For example, one or two switches can be connected for scanning access, Key La

Discover:screen

Discover:Screen is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals who cannot access a standard keyboard. This voice-output program provides point-and-click access to keyboard letters, whole words, and communication phrases. This keyboard has choices for entering text, talking phrases, and options for performing macros. The package includes ready-made files that match popular programs, as well as text entry, number pad, training files, talking files, a 500-image graphic library, an

Discover:switch

The Discover:Switch is a single-switch keyboard modification and on-screen keyboard program designed to enable children with physical disabilities to access popular educational software. The voice-output switch enables students to use educational software, send e-mail, and operate multimedia programs. The switch includes all necessary software to enable it to display and speak a standard keyboard layout or to display and speak words, phrases, or sentences displayed in a keyboard-style matrix. Wi

Discovery Wooden Pro Card Shuffler

The Discovery Wooden Pro Card Shuffler is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This shuffler automatically shuffles up to two decks of standard playing cards. The user cuts the deck, lays the cards flat on the trays, and pushes the button for a fast and thorough shuffle. A card return tray is included. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.25 x 9 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: 2.69 pounds. WARRANTY: Two month manufacturer's warrant

Disposabib

The Disposabib is a plastic bib designed for use by individuals with swallowing, eating, or upper extremity disabilities. The bib ties at the neck and has a food catch pocket at the bottom. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 15.5 x 16 inches.

Disposable Clothing Protectors

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

Distal Support Sling For The Hemiplegic Patient.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sling for a hemiplegic patient which supports the hand and allows the arm to swing during ambulation. Sling made by adding a distal support component to a Bobath roll, modified roll sling or shoulder saddle sling, all of which involve a strap around the chest and affected shoulder. The modification consists of 1 inch webbing measured to fit the patient which attaches to the front of the shoulder strap and to the hand piece, made of a cone with a piece

DIY 3 Ring Binder Opening Tool

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

DIY Adapted Outdoor Plant Watering Wand Holder

The Adapted Outdoor Plant Watering Wand Holder is designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower extremity coordination and strength as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, arthritis and muscular dystrophy.  A traditional 36 inch outdoor plant watering wand (the kind that attaches to a hose) was attached to a fishing pole holder with a universal clamp that can be attached to any wheelchair or other mobility device. A handle was added to enable those with limited motion to independen

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 Audio Button for Android Smartphone

Audio Button for Android Smartphone is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility to provide access to Android phones.

DIY Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback

The Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback was created specifically for an adapted physical education teacher. The target needed to be able to provide sufficient audio and visual feedback to stimulate the senses of his students of all ages while also being large enough to allow multiple functions for Mr. Martinez to use the target with the students. The target also needed a way to hang upright on a pull up bar, bleachers, or basketball hoop.

DIY Button Actuation for Wheelchair User

Button Actuation for Wheelchair User is designed for use by individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility. The purpose of this project is to support individuals who have limited mobility in one or both arms. The author specifically targeted the problem of pushing crosswalk buttons on the front or right side by a person without mobility in the right arm who uses a powered wheelchair and requires significant maneuvering to actuate buttons. The ultimate aim of this project is to increase our clien

Diy Device To Assist With Getting Dressed

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself assistive device for individuals with arthritis, recovering from surgery, and/or limited flexibility to dress themselves. Step 1: Use duct tape to fasten the wood block to the pole. Attach the wood block about 2 inches from the end of the pole and secure the block with tape at the top and bottom. Ensure the block is sturdy and unlikely to move. Duct tape makes this project quick and easy to complete without drilling any hole

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.

DIY Garage Door Opener

Garage Door Opener is designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities.  It can also be used by individuals with back pain, limited upper extremity strength and endurance associated with nerve injuries, arthritis, or stroke. 

DIY Giant Hospital Nurse Call Button (3D Printed)

Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination who need to press a call button for assistance while positioned in a hospital bed. 

DIY Heart Sponge Painting (without the Mess)

Heart Sponge Painting (without the Mess) is a Do-It-Yourself activity designed for individuals who may have sensory processing disorders and dislike touching paint or those working on strengthening their fine motor skills.

DIY Homemade Switch Activated Pouring Measuring Cup Instruction Sheet

Homemade Switch Activated Pouring Measuring Cup is designed for to help individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of a stroke, multiple sclerosis or arthritis that impacts their ability to pour ingredients during a cooking activity. 

Diy Incredible Elevator Stick

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself utility reaching stick for pressing buttons for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. When navigating in small spaces such as an elevator, pressing buttons can be problematic. First, determine the length of the stick needed. The stick should be long enough to reach the highest elevator button for the elevator(s) most likely to be used, but not so long that it is difficult to carry. To determine how long the stick sho

Diy Istand

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself (DIY) iPad stand for individuals with disabilities. Begin by cutting two wood strips 5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches. In the center of each, rough in a "Home" button access groove using a band saw or jigsaw then finish with a dremel and sandpaper. While leaving the protective paper on the acrylic, cut the acrylic to size and sand its edges, and then on only one end, drill and countersink two holes. For the original iPad, cut a slot on t

DIY Kindle Page Turner - 3D printed

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

DIY Nurse Call through Voice Recognition

DIY: Nurse Call Through Voice Recognition is designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower extremity mobility as a result of multiple sclerosis, stroke or a spinal cord injury.

Diy Pediatric Arm Immobilizer

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To prevent bending at the elbow. It can be used to keep the arms straight while putting weight through hands during activities such as sitting or lying over a therapy wedge. It can also be used to keep a child from bending their elbows to prevent further damage to a surgery site.

Diy Plastic Soda Bottle Prosthesis

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself below-the-elbow prosthetic device suitable for light-duty activities for individuals with arm amputation in low-income countries. This technique is intended for use by trained prosthetists, it is intended to be performed only using a plaster cast of the residual limb. Step 1: Remove the bottom of the bottle and place over the plaster model. Then apply heat to the lower portion to form the trimline. Step 2: Heat the bottle un

DIY Pouring Aid

DIY Pouring Aid is for use by individuals with limited strength and coordination in their arms and hands as a result of tremors, multiple sclerosis, stroke or arthritis. It is designed to help individuals pour hot water by tilting. This pouring aid is ideal to accommodate a kettle measuring 17 centimeters.

DIY Seashell Mirror

The DIY Seashell Mirror is an occupational therapy craft project designed for people with disabilities to use eye-hand coordination to create a beautiful mirror. The creation of this product can serve as a sensory integration exercise.

DIY Slicer for People with a Hand Disability

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

DIY Soap Pouch

DIY Soup Pouch can be use by individuals with limited grasping and dexterity in their hands associated with arthritis, stroke, fractures, or amputations.

DIY Subway Hook

Subway Hook is designed for individuals who have limited shoulder movement or who may have a shorter stature and ride public transportation, such as subway or a railway and have difficulty reaching the horizontal bars for stability. 

DIY Switch Air-Surfer

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

DIY Talking Clock

D.I.Y. Talking Clock is a switch activated clock designed for use by individuals who have low vision or are blind.  It may also be used for individuals with limited upper extremity mobility, strength and coordination.  Users can press the switch to hear the time.

DIY The EyeWriter 2.0

The Eyewriter 2.0 is a low-cost eye-tracking apparatus and custom software that allows graffiti writers and artists with paralysis as a result of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)  to draw using only their eyes.

DIY The EZegg, Breaking An Egg With One Hand

The EZegg is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination, strength and movement as a result of stroke, upper limb amputation, or paralysis.  It allows individuals to use one hand to open an egg during a meal preparation or cooking activity.   

DIY Toetsenbordhulp / Assistive Keyboard Mount

Toetsenbordhulp is a project designed for use by individuals who have limited upper extremity movement and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, neurological or spinal cord injury to assist with typing.

DIY Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access

The MaKey MaKey for computer access is designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower extremity movement and coordination as a result of a spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy or stroke.

DIY Weighted Marker

DIY Weighted Marker is designed for individuals with tremors in their upper extremities or hands during writing tasks. It can be use by children and adults. Materials: marker, nuts, couple of nuts.

Diy Wireless Typing Glove

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

Dj Switch Kit (Model B12)

DJ Switch Kit, model B12, is a rocker and touch switch kit designed to provide access to computers, toys and other communication devices for persons with physical disabilities. They are designed to meet a variety of physical and mounting needs. The kit contains the Ellipse 3 (no. 707), the L.T. Switch (no. 705), the BASS Switch (no. 745) and the Mounting Switch (no. 766) (see separate entries). The Ellipse 3 responds to one to three ounces of pressure; the L.T. responds to .75 ounce pressure; th

Dod Fitness Kit

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

Dodge Discs (Model 7376)

Dodge Discs, model 7376, is a battery-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy comes with 40 discs, a launcher, a metallic paddle or handle, and a speed adjustment control device. The user loads 10 discs and pushes down on the metallic paddle or grasps the black handle. The discs then shoot across the room. The launcher is on a lazy Susan to allow more aim control, and the speed adjustment device controls how fast the discs are rele

Doo-zy switch communicator

The Doo-zy switch communicator is designed for children with limited communication and upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injuries and intellectual disabilities.  This kit is designed to be used for assessment, motivational, sensory and early communication activities.? Doo-zy combines a number of switch devices available and builds them into one device.  It is packed with a variety of features to meet a wide range of communication, ac

Doodle Bug

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

Door / Window Access Transmitter

The Door/Window Access Transmitter is a security system designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. The system comprises two small magnetic contact bars and a transmitter. When the door or window to which the bars are attached is opened, the bars lose magnetic contact, triggering the transmitter.

Door Closer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis or upper extremity, balance, or mobility disabilities to close doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a door closer using basic materials. Screw eyes are screwed into the door and the doorframe and a heavy, smooth cord is tied to them. A heavy ring-shaped handle is tied to the end to the end of the cord

Door Finger

The Door Finger is a door closing aid designed for use by people with mobility or lower extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, and others who use a wheelchairwho have difficulty closing a door behind them. The unit is made of a light weight durable acrylic tube with a soft neoprene hand grip. A cord lock at the top allows it to fit around standard door knobs as well as door levers. With the cord looped around the knob or lever, the user can close a typical door by pulling on the tube. DIME

Door Handle Pull

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

Door Knob Helper (Model 640-8114-0200)

The Door Knob Helper, model 640-8114-0200, is a door handle lever designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or other wrist or hand pain. The lever device is constructed of rubber and fits over most standard round door knobs. It is designed to eliminate turning or twisting of wrists and hands by enabling the user to press down on the lever to open a door.

Doorknob Extender

The Doorknob Extender is a door handle lever designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This door knob extension handle converts a standard doorknob into a door lever, providing extra leverage so less pressure is needed to turn the doorknob. The extender fits over a standard doorknob and allows access to keyholes. A cord or string can be inserted through the handle slot, making doorknobs easier to access for people with limited reach. DIMENSIONS: Handle length is 5 inches. COLOR

Doozy Mains Controller

Doozy Mains Controller is designed by children and adults with limited motor control as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke or motor neuron disease who use switches to control electrical appliances or adapted toys.  There are two mains sockets it can operate two devices simultaneously using the same settings. The easy touch controls and clear indicator lights, it is simple to choose the desired functions. Insert your switch or switches into the input sockets on the front of the controller or use

Dorado

The Dorado is an adaptive fishing rod holder designed for individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. This adapted fishing device has a unique spring-loaded tube that allows the user to adjust the fishing rod to 1 of 4 fishing positions, including lift and reel. No wheelchair modifications are required to mount the Dorado clamps to the wheelchair - just drill 2 holes into the base plate of the Dorado to securely clamp it in place. This will give the rod holder more

Doro HandlePlus 334 Truly Simple Mobile Phone

Doro HandlePlus 334 Truly Simple Mobile Phone is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty using the small buttons on a regular mobile phone. Users can press a single large button to answer an incoming call, call a saved contact number, or call emergency services. Users can save a maximum of four contact numbers and there is a space next to each button to write the name of the contact.  The Doro HandlePlus 334 Truly Simple Mobile Phone is compatible with hearing aids (T3/M3 rating) and

Doro Memoryplus (Model 319Ph)

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

Double Cheek Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Double cheek switch can activate two toys or other devices at the same time teaching the child to discriminate or make choices between two activities. Touch switch rests on child's chest and is tied in place. One loop of a wire coat hanger is placed on either side of the child's head. By moving the head from side to side, the child can activate one switch or the other with the cheek. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J

Double Directional Head Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Head operated switch which turns on if head is held upright and off if the head tilts too far forward or back, to encourage a child to keep her/his head in an upright position. Materials include 2 glass mercury switches, 4 feet of 2 conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, a subminiature size plug, a strip of cardboard, soldering iron, and hot melt glue with applicator gun. Describes and diagrams construction of the switch. The switch may be attatched to the

Double Double Mittens (Models 182 To 186)

Double Double Mittens are mittens designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, contractures of the hand, or spinal cord injury. These mittens are waterproof and cover from the wrist to fingertips. The no-thumb design enables them to slide on over the hand from the side. Made of 200 weight Polartec fleece, these mittens zip up the side and have elastic at the wrist. DIMENSIONS: Model 182 is 5 inches long from wrist to fingertips. Model 183 i

Double Weight Bearing Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Weight bearing switch consisting of side by side platforms which must by pressed together to activate a toy or tape player, encouraging a child to bear weight evenly on both sides. Describes construction of the switch, which needs 4 pieces of masonite or hardboard 7 by 10 by 1/8 inch, 2 large disposable aluminum cookie sheets, 1 subminiature size plug, 5 feet of conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, double sided tape, masking tape, foam mounting tape or f

Double-Handled Mug

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

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

Dragger

Dragger, also called Dragger32, is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Using the AutoClick feature, mouse clicks can be performed by dwelling. Dwells and switch clicks can be transformed into double clicks, right clicks, or drags. This feature enters a left-button click after the pointer is motionless for a user-defined period of 0.2 to 10 seconds. A single click entered manually or wi

Dragon Dictate For Mac

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

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is a voice input, voice output and voice input text editor program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition application allows hands-free operation of an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The program allows the user to speak and instantly see the text of what is said appear in the document, email message, or other input area. The user launches Dragon Dictation, taps the red recording butt

Dragon Go!

Dragon Go! is a voice input program and web browser designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. The user launches Dragon Go!, taps the red "Record" button on the screen to start recording a search phrase, and taps the “Done” button when he or she is done speaking. The program also allows the user to type the search text in the search box instead of speaking. The search phrase will be displayed in the top text box with results disp

Dragon Naturallyspeaking

Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a voice input and voice output program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. This voice recognition system enables hands-free operation of personal computers and permits users to speak at their normal pace. The program also permits hands-free mouse operation using MouseGrid technology. Users can create, move, edit, and format text by voice command in virtually all Windows applications, including w

Dragon Search

Dragon Search is a voice input program and voice input text editor program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. The user launches Dragon Search, taps the red button in the middle of the screen to start recording a search phrase, and taps the “Done” button when he/she is done speaking. The program also allows the user to type the search text in the search box instead of speaking. The search phrase will be displayed in the to

Draw-Loc

The Draw-Loc is a bow release aid designed for use by people with limited hand and arm movement and strength. The Draw-Loc consists of a rod that fits into a mount bolted to the center of a compound bow. The mount fits left- and right-handed bows. A release with a safety is attached to the end of the rod. The user can attach the bowstring to the release with a loop and engage the safety, and then draw the bow by himself or herself or have another person draw the bow by sliding the rod back unti

Drawer And Cabinet Pulls

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

Drawer Pulls

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

Drawp Unlimited

DRAWP Unlimited is a drawing app designed for children to develop their creativity. It can be used by children with cognitive, fine motor and social emotional disabilities. DRAWP Unlimited allows young artist to develop their creativity and connect to love ones by creating original art and safely sharing it with family in a parent-approved network. Drawp uses professional-grade drawing software that is customized to be accessible and easy for children. Over 200 paint colors, including digital te

Dress (Model 20150)

The Dress, model 20150, is a women's dress designed for wear by senior women and women with arthritis or other physical disabilities. Made of silky polyester, this dress offers three-quarter length sleeves, a full overlap back, and dome closures at each shoulder for ease in assisted dressing. Other features include a shallow V neckline, a pleated front, and one patch pocket. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS: The sleeves are 17 inches long. COLOR: Enchanted blue or assorte

Dresser Drawer Handle

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

Dresser Drawer Knobs

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

Dresser Drawer Pull

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

Dressing Stick

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

Dressing Stick

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. To make this device, pre-drill starter holes in each end of dowel. Insert dowel into pipe insulation, if desired. Put a dab of glue in one hole of in the dowel. Twist the cup holder into hole, being careful not to split dowel. Put a dab of glue in open hole at other end of dowel. Twist the hat/coat hook into hole, being careful not to split dow

Dribble Bibble

The Dribble Bibble is a bib designed for infants and toddlers with eating, swallowing, neurological, and upper extremity disabilities and Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. The Dribble Bibble is made of a nylon and polyester blend that absorbs liquid and dries quickly so it can be used to protect clothes from drooling as well as baby formula and other drinks. The bib reverses for solid food feeding and includes a pocket to catch food. COLOR: Chocolate brown with fuchsia, l

Drinking Aid (Model H74581-0000)

The Drinking Aid, model H74581-0000, is a plastic glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. It allows caregivers to dispense hot and cold liquids at any rate. This feeding glass features a soft, rubber silicon feeding nozzle, capable of holding an ounce of food at one time, and a food reservoir that has a plunger that forces the food through a side port into the feeding nozzle.The flow of fluid can be controlled by covering or uncovering an air hole i

Drinking Straw Holder (Model 1126)

The Drinking Straw Holder, model 1126 is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or amputation, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. Designed for use with all straw sizes, this device consists of a spring clamp that attaches to the edge of a glass, and a steel retainer that holds the straw in place. The device is latex free.

Drinking Straws (Model 6791)

Drinking Straws, model 6791, are extra long, flexible polyethylene straws and may be cut to the length desired. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long.

Drinkup Hands-Free Drinking System

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

Drinkup Travel Lite

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

Drive Standard Assist 32 Inch Reacher, Model RTLPC23583

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

Driver Side Transfer Seat By Veigel (Model 4500)

The Driver Side Transfer Seat, model 4500, is a car transfer aid designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs and drive automobiles. Designed to assist a car driver who uses a wheelchair when transferring into and out of an automobile, this padded seat bridges the gap between the wheelchair and the driver seat. The padded seat can be removed or folded when not in use.

Drumkit

Drumkit is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This music-making software teaches children switch use as they learn to add rhythm to music. Users select a background tune and then add percussion sounds or tune motifs to complement the music. On-screen animation accompanies the music, with new animations appearing when users add drums or other instruments. Many tunes and settings are pre-

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 Plate Switch (Model Cm-12)

The Dual Plate Switch, model CM-12, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is activated by pressing either end of a rocking plate. Pressing one end activates one switch; pressing the other activates the second switch. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Dual Pneumatic Switch (Model Cm-14)

Dual Pneumatic Switch is a switching unit activated by sipping or puffing on a tube. Each of the two actions activates a different switch. Any chosen tube may be used; one is available as well from the manufacturer (extra). DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.75 x 1.75 inches. WEIGHT: 7 ounces.

Dual Pushbutton Switch (Model Cm-13)

The Dual Pushbutton Switch is a pair of snap-action button switches housed side-by-side, each in a 1.25-inch diameter recess. Switches are activated by pressing. An audible click is provided when the switch is activated. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 4.3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Dual Stand Leather Case

The Dual Stand Leather Case is a case with stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Available in models for the original iPad and the iPad 2, this case surrounds the device and features a velour interior to prevent scratching. Two stands to enable hands-free use of the device in landscape or portrait orientation. Openings in the case allow access to all device ports. COLOR: The case for the iPad comes in brown; the case

Dual-Flex

The Dual-Flex is a wrist support orthosis designed for use by individuals with hand or wrist injuries, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. Designed to provide firm support, this wrist brace is constructed of nylon for comfort and longer wear. Features include four stays on the front and back to limit flexion (downward) and extension (upward) movement and encourage neutral wrist positioning. The nylon reinforced elastic straps wrap completely around the wrist and fasten with hook an

Ducks On A Pond

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

Due Kettle

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

Duplex Footswitch (Model 476-S)

Dual foot operated momentary rocker switch with mechanical interlock to prevent both circuits from operating at same time. Cast aluminum housing: non skid base. POWER: 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 3.5 x 2 inches. WEIGHT: 1.75 pounds.

Duracell Easytab

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

Durakold Consumer Wrap

The DuraKold Consumer Wrap is a cold pack and compression wrap designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity injury. The universal design provides extended cold therapy to various areas of the body to help reduce pain and swelling and speed rehabilitation. The wraps have contact closures to provide even adjustable compression. The wraps are reusable, and are available in two sizes. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 5 x 15 or 8 x 22 inches.

Durakold Shoulder Wrap

The DuraKold Shoulder Wrap is a cold pack and compression wrap designed for use by individuals with acute, chronic, or post-surgical shoulder pain. The wrap provides extended cold therapy to the shoulder area to reduce pain and edema, and to speed recovery. The wrap is ergonomically designed to provide shoulder coverage. An ice mat is sewn into the wrap, keeping the water pillows in place. Wraps are reusable and come in a regular version and a version with a rotator cuff.

Durasoft Shoulder Wrap & Back Wrap

The DuraSoft Shoulder Wrap and Back Wrap are cold packs designed for use by individuals with upper back or shoulder pain. The packs provide continuous cold therapy to the shoulder and back to reduce pain and swelling and speed rehabilitation. The packs provide two hours of cold per application. Removable inserts can be exchanged for continuous cryotherapy. The ice packs are malleable to provide comfortable icing over surgical sites and haven ultra-wick fabric with antimicrobial protection. The b

Dwell Clicker 2

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

Dycem

Dycem is non-slip matting designed to hold objects in place without permanently adhering to the countertop, tray, table, or other surface. Dycem can be used to keep small items from falling off trays, to hold cups in place to prevent spilling, to prevent bowls from moving during mixing or stirring, as placemats to assist in eating, or in a variety of other ways. Dycem is available in round or rectangular placemats,or in rolls. DIMENSIONS: Available models include a disc 5.5 inches in diameter, a

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.

Dycem Non-Slip Cup Holder

The Dycem Non-Slip Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. Made of Dycem non-slip material, this shallow holder fits snugly on the bottom of most standard mugs and glasses. Once on the cup, the holder prevents unwanted movement and spillage. The holder can be removed for washing in warm, soapy water. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 0.75 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Dycem Self-Adhesive Discs And Squares

Dycem Self-Adhesive Discs and Squares are non-slip matting designed to prevemt slipping on tile, tabletops,and other surfaces. The discs or squares (sold separately) can be placed on the bottom of computers, keyboards, printers, telephones, lamps, and most other items to prevent slipping and unwanted movement. To apply, peel off backing and press to the object. DIMENSIONS 15 x 3 millimeters or 21 x 3 millimeters. COLOR: Black.

Dycem Self-Adhesive Strips

Dycem Self-Adhesive Strips are non-slip matting designed to prevemt slipping on tile, tabletops,and other surfaces. The strips can also be wrapped around writing implements, paintbrush handles, toothbrush handles, and other items to create a non-slip grip. DIMENSIONS (WxL): Each strip is 1 1/8 x 16 inches. COLOR: Blue or yellow.

Dycem Tortoise Play Mat

The Dycem Tortoise Play Mat is non-slip matting designed for use by children with severe physical or balance disabilities. The turtle-shaped play mat can be used as a placemat, on writing boards, or during play or therapy to prevent elbows, hands, knees, or feet from sliding. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 10 inches. COLOR: Blue, red, yellow, or forest green.

Dycem Tray Liner

The Dycem Tray Liner is non-slip matting designed to line trays to keep items from sliding or spilling when the tray is tilted. The liner can be cut to fit any size tray. DIMENSIONS: 15 x 10.75 inches. COLOR: Floral, green gingham, or transparent.

Dyna-Putty

Dyna-Putty is hand therapy putty designed for use in grip strengthening exercises. This putty comes in four color-coded levels of resistance (soft, medium, firm, and extra-firm). OPTIONS: Packages of 20 booklets of hand exercises for use with therapy putty. COLOR: Yellow (soft), red (medium), green (firm), blue (extra-firm).

Dynafoam Arthritic W.h.o. (Models 1065 Thru 1070)

The Dynafoam Arthritic W.H.O. (wrist/hand orthosis) is a night splint designed to position the wrist and fingers in normal anatomical alignment and to discourage ulnar drift of the wrist and fingers. The brace is made of Dynafoam, a foam material that provides high resiliency and innate dynamic forces when compressed or stretched. The orthosis has a Velcro fastener system to secure it to the area. SIZES: Available for left or right hand models; Small (##1065, ##1066), Medium (##1067, ##1068), an

Dynafoam Elbow Extension Tubes (Models 1129 To 1131)

The Dynafoam Elbow Extension Tubes are elbow extension orthoses, or flexion contracture splints, made of open-cell Dynafoam. The tubular design utilizes the dynamic properties of the foam to extend gradually, yet effectively. These tubes fit from the shoulder to the wrist to promote elbow extension. Each splint has 3 Velcro cinch strap closures to secure it to the arm. The tubes may be washed or autoclaved, and the foam may be adapted with a razor blade or scissors. An optional tapered polyethyl

Dynafoam Functional Hand Positioner (Models 1106 & 1107)

The Dynafoam Functional Hand Positioner ##1106/##1107 is a hand orthosis designed to abduct and extend the fingers with the thumb in opposition. The splint is made of open-cell, breathable Dynafoam. The user inserts the fingers and thumb into the foam, and the splint is secured with a strap which wraps around the wrist "figure 8" style and fastens with Velcro closures. SIZES: All models fit either the left or right hand; Small (##1106) or Large (##1107).

Dynafoam Hand Cone (Models 1083 Thru 1085)

The Dynafoam Hand Cone is made of high resiliency Dynafoam that offers dynamic properties for therapeutic effect. The cones are covered with a removable, washable polyester cover. A 2-inch wide Polynap strap with Velcro fasteners wraps around the wrist "figure 8" style to secure the cone to the hand. DIMENSIONS (dia./dia./length): 1.5 x 2.75 x 5 inches (Small), 2 x 3.25 x 5 inches (Medium), or 3 x 4.25 x 5 inches (Large). SIZES: Fits either the right or left hand; Small (##1083), Medium (##1084)

Dynamic Digit Extension Tube Splint

The Dynamic Digit Extension Tube Splint is a finger extension splint designed for use with individuals with disabilities of the fingers. This tube-shaped splint has a rubber spring on the volar surface to help extend the finger and mobilize stiff joints without putting pressure on the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint. Made of heavy-duty neoprene, the tube is flexible for limited mobility of the finger. SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, and large.

Dynamic Protractible Mouthstick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lightweight protractible mouthstick operated by the tongue, intended for use by persons with no active neck motion. Describes fabrication of a mouthstick that would allow a person with high level quadriplegia to operate pushbutton devices. Materials include angle aluminum, rigid plastic tubing, a hose clamp, aluminum bushing, Plastisol and a rubber band. The mouthpiece is measured to fit the individual patient. Includes diagrams, a photograph and refer

Dynasplint Lps Unit

The DynaSplint LPS Unit is an extension or flexion contracture splint designed to allow joint movement during use. The brace uses low intensity force over a prolonged period of time to relieve shortened connective tissue of elbows, knees, wrists, ankles, and hips. The unit consists of stainless steel rods containing steel compression springs with hinged joints, and 2 cuffs with velcro closures attached to the top and bottom of the rods. The splint will fit on either right or left extremities.

Dynasplint Pediatric Units

The DynaSplint Pediatric Units are extension or flexion contracture splints designed to increase joint motion and reduct contracture of the knee, elbow, wrist, or ankle. The brace consists of stainless steel with a velcro-adjustable front and back cuffs. Spring tension force is adjustable from 0 to 1.66 foot pounds (4 pounds of force at the distal end of the unit). Force is controllable with a screw adjustment inside the distal ends of the lower leg or forearm struts. SIZE: The unit will fits ar

Dynavox T10

DynaVox T10 and its incorporated compass app, is a portable communication board that includes a range of communication page sets designed to specifically address the needs and strengths of individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, ALS and other neurological, developmental and communication challenges. DynaVox Compass software is research-based communication option for individuals who cannot use their natural voice to participate more fully

Dynorthotics Tennis Elbow Brace

The DynOrthotics Tennis Elbow Brace is designed for us by individuals with tennis elbow and related conditions to aid in the prevention and treatment of medial-lateral epicondylitis. The support helps prevent overloading where forearm strain is an occupational hazard. It features an adjustable strap at the aponeurosis for rotational stability and a visco-elastic pad to provide localized compression and to actively massage the problem area. SIZE: Available in two adjustable sizes. COLOR: Blue or

E Z Topp (Model 530 To 570)

The EZ Topp is a bib or clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. With three snaps at the back of the neck, these vests go on over the shoulders and have a terry velour front and a waterproof nylon backing. The necks are ribbed. OPTIONS: Back opening. SIZES: Child (model 730), adult (model 740), or extra-large (model 750). DIMENSIONS: Model 730 is 11 x 11 inches, model 740 is 15 x 15 inches, and model 750 is 17 x 32 inches. COLOR

e-NABLE Hand Spidey Sensors

e-NABLE Hand Spidey Sensors are designed for children with congenital limb amputations. It is designed to allow children to reach, grab, and interact within their environment.  

E-Z Call

E-Z Call is a switch device designed to activate a hospital nurse call system. The pressure sensitive plate is mounted where the patient may apply slight pressure to it with any part of the body to activate it. A 10 foot cord is provided. Technically, E-Z Call is only a switch; it must be connected to a hospital call system to operate. The manufacturer also makes a portable alarm which E-Z Call may be plugged into (see PA-1 Portable Alarm, by Med Labs.).

E-Z Pull Door Closer

The E-Z Pull Door Closer is a door closer designed for use by individuals with mobility or walking disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit enables the user to close any size door behind him or her while using a walker, wheelchair, or mobility scooter. The device consists of a unit that snaps onto the door handle, and an acrylic hook that is applied to the door to pull it shut. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty replaces any unit damaged through normal use.

E-Z Slider Shoehorns

E-Z Slider Shoehorns are long-handled shoehorns designed to assist people who have difficulty bending with donning and removing shoes. Fabricated of Thera-coated spring steel, the shoehorns have non-slip handle grips. DIMENSIONS: Shoehorns are available in 12-, 18-, 24-, 30-, and 36-inch lengths. The handle grips are 6 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase.

E-Z Spray Handle

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

Eagle Eyes

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

Earclip-Type Wearable Pc

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a personal computer that is worn on the ear and can be controlled without hands for use by amputees, individuals with grasping difficulties, fine motor skills or paraplegics. The Earclip-type wireless device has bluetooth capability and is equipped with a GPS, compass, gyro-sensor, battery, barometer, speaker and microphone. The device uses infrared sensors that monitor tiny movements inside the ear, which differ depending on how the eye

Easel Switch

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

Easi-Grip 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 Cultivator

The Easi-Grip Cultivator is a short-handled garden tool designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The ergonomically-angled handle keeps the hand and wrist in a natural position and the three stainless steel tines helps prevent soil adhesion. The "soft-feel" non-slip grip prevents the tools from turning in the hand, giving a firmer grip, even in wet conditions. OPTIONS: Arm Support Cuff that plugs into the rear of the handle. DIMENSIONS: (23cm). W

Easi-Grip Fork

The Easi-Grip Fork is a short-handled garden tool designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The ergonomically-angled handle keeps the hand and wrist in a natural position and the three-tine stainless steel tool helps prevent soil adhesion. The "soft-feel" non-slip grip prevents the tools from turning in the hand, giving a firmer grip even in wet conditions. OPTIONS: Arm Support Cuff that plus into the rear of the handle. DIMENSIONS: Overall lengt

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

Easi-Grip Trowel

The Easi-Grip Garden Trowel is a short-handled garden tool designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The ergonomically-angled handle keeps the hand and wrist in a natural position and the stainless steel blade helps prevent soil adhesion. The "soft-feel" non-slip grip prevents the tools from turning in the hand, giving a firmer grip even in wet conditions. OPTIONS: Arm Support Cuff that plugs into the rear of the handle.

Easi-Reader Bookstand

The Easi-Reader Bookstand is an adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The Easi-Reader features three foldable parts that can accommodate a variety of book shapes and sizes. The unit opens wide for large books and magazines, narrow for standard books and magazines, and narrows further for paperbacks. It is made of chrome-plated steel.

Easie Eaters

Easie Eaters are a fork and spoon with built-up handles designed for use by individuals aged three years and older with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. These easy-grip plastic utensils have built-up, curved handles that facilitate greater success with hand-to-mouth feeding. Latex-free and dish-washer safe, the set includes one spoon and one fork. COLOR: Assorted.

Easieeaters Curved Utensils

The EasieEaters Curved Utensils are a fork and spoon with built-up handles designed for use by children with weakened or painful grasps and limited upper extremity range of motion. Designed to facilitate help hand-to-mouth feeding, these dishwasher-safe lightweight utensils have large, long curved plastic handles with molded finger grips. Features include safety shields to prevent utensil from entering mouth too deeply. The set consists of one fork and one spoon. OPTIONS: Available for right or

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 Access

Easy Access is a set of keyboard utilities built into the Apple Macintosh operating system that allow the user to modify the operation of the keyboard and mouse for individuals who have limited upper extremity mobility. The utilities are provided with the operating system at no additional cost. Sticky Keys is a feature that allows single-finger operation of the keyboard. With Sticky Keys turned on, the "modifier" keys (such as SHIFT) can be pressed before the key they modify, rather than at the

Easy Access Drawers

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To make the contents of a drawer more readily accessible to people who cannot reach into the drawer or see its contents. Remove a portion of one side of a drawer so a person can reach and see into the side of the drawer. TOOLS: Saw. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. TITLE: Easy Access Drawers. WEB SITE: Assistive Technology Solutions at http://www.atsolutions.org/devices/easy_access_drawer.htm. REF: Assistive Technology Solutions can be contacted at PO Box 3071, Bur

Easy Action Micro-Tip Scissors

The Easy Action Micro-Tip Scissors are scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or limited hand strength. Intended to reduce hand strain, these micro-tip easy action scissors have a spring-action design that opens the blades after each cut. The scissors have high grade stainless steel blades that offer a lasting sharp edge that cuts all the way to the tip. Other features include an easy-to-slide thumb lock that provides safe storage, and

Easy Cardholder

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

Easy Gentleman Swing Door Opener (Interior Doors)

The Easy Gentleman Swing Door is a pneumatically opened & closed swing door operator kit designed to convert side-hinged doors to automatic doors to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. The converter allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. Designed for interior residential doors, this operator is mounted to the push side of the door and both sides of the cylinder are pressurized during the entire cycle. The standard includes the Pneu

Easy Grip Cup

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

Easy Grip Hand in Mug, Model 561833

Easy Grip Hand In Mug is designed for use by with individuals with limited grasping or strength in their upper extremities associated with arthritis or nerve injuries. It is made of polycarbonate and designed not warp. It has an easy that is designed for easy opening and rotates 360 degree.

Easy Grip Pegs / Boards (Models A85111 & A85114)

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

Easy Grip-In Mug - 16 oz

The Easy Grip-In Mug is designed for use by people with arthritis, grasping, fine motor and cognitive or upper extremity disabilities. If offers an ergonomically curved internal handle of the Easy Grip-In Mug allows a person to hold beverage comfortably and warms the user's hand.

Easy Key Turner (Model En15Crd)

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

Easy Open Vial

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

Easy Out Tube Squeezer

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

Easy Reach Seat Belt Handle

The Easy Reach Seat Belt Handle is a seat belt extension handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This lightweight device is made of a ethylene methyl acrylate resin and snaps on to the seat belt to create an expended grip. The device glows in the dark to aid in locating it. 

Easy Reader Bookstand

The Easy Reader Bookstand is a bookholer for individuals with limited strength and mobility. This bookstand is made of lightweight, durable chrome-plated steel and folds flat for storage and portability. It has adjustable arms that hold everything from paperback books to large magazines and newspapers.

Easy Threading Needles

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

Easy Turn Lampswitch Kit (M0Del Nc28750)

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

Easy-Open Bottle Opener (Model 645952P)

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

Easyblue

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

Eatery: Feeding Aid For Quadriplegics.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Feeding device manipulated with head motion and operated without electrical or mechanical power to allow self feeding by a person with limited hand function. Self feeding device made for a quadriplegic consisting of a sectioned tray with spoon shaped projections, attached to a table assembly which can be fitted to a wheelchair. The person pushes food into the spoon projections with a headstick and eats as if from a regular spoon. Requires some control

Eating Apparatus

The Eating Apparatus is a mechanical feeder designed to assist individuals with little arm strength or muscle control to feed themselves. This motorized feeding arm consists of a steel track, a forearm support for the right arm, and a 12-volt car window motor. The device is controlled by a remote switch which is operated by the left hand. The feeding aid attaches to a table-like surface with a C-clamp. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: This device was designed by John Duffus for an individual with very lit

Eating Smock (Model 978)

The Eating Smock, Model 978 is an adult bib in a smock style. The smock is made of a waterproof, vinyl-backing with a terry cloth front. Features include: a front pocket to catch crumbs, ties for back closure, short sleeves and is machine washable. SIZES: One size fits all.

EazyHold

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

Ecomfort Home Office

The eComfort Home Office is a notebook/laptop computer support and support for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabiities or arthritis. This all-in-one workstation is built for use with a tablet, netbook, small laptop, e-reader, and other small electronics. The unit can be used as a regular lapdesk for typing on a laptop or the top can be lifted off and propped at an angle for a better viewing angle for a tablet. The textured top of grips the device securel

Ecomfort Lap Desk

The eComfort Lap Desk is a notebook/laptop computer support and stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This lap desk can be used in a wheelchair, chair, bed, or at a table. This lap desk has a sturdy surface with a raised ledge near the bottom to keep a laptop or tablet computer stable and to keep other items from rolling or sliding off of the desk. The desk rests on a cushion with a padded, angled design intended to keep the user

Ecomfort Tablet Pillow

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

Economy Belt

The Economy Belt is a low back orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or back pain or strain. This support belt is intended to provide lumbar support when bending, twisting or lifting. Made to custom fit smaller waists sizes, the Economy Belt features an 8-inch elastic back panel, tricot front panel with hook and loop closure, and 3-inch wide elastic V-shaped side pulls. Other features include detachable elastic suspenders for added support. SIZE: Small (fits

Economy Overdoor Pulley (Model 8601)

The Economy Overdoor Pulley, model 8601, is an overhead pulley exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Used to maintain or regain shoulder range of motion and rebuild muscle strength, the unit features two handles; the stronger arm pulls the affected arm in a gentle forward stretching motion. Sand weights (not included) can be attached to the pulleys to help build strength. OPTIONS: Holding mitts to keep the hand in position.

Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La309)

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

Ecopoint

The ECOpoint is an eye controlled input system for a communicator designed for use with the Prentke Romich ECO or Essence PRO communicators. The user sits so that their eyes are approximately 24 inches from the unit, and it tracks their eye movement, using the movement eyes to place the cursor and activate specific functions on the communicator.

Editor's Desk

The Editor's Desk is a combination tilt desk and bookholder designed to support books and papers at the appropriate angle for reading while providing an inclined surface for writing. The desk features a shelf for books at the top of the writing surface and a lip to hold papers in place on the writing desk. A groove below the lip holds pens and pencils. OPTIONS: Transparent writing pad. DIMENSIONS(WxDxH): 25 x 23 x 11 inches. COLOR: Natural or dark cherry. GUARANTEE: The manufacturer offers an un

Eezee Mouse Cursor

The eeZee Mouse CURSOR is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetitive motion injuries. This device provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through subtle body movements. Tilt-sensor technology is utilized to perform the cursor movements. Operating as a joystick in space, the key to the s

Eezee Mouse Switch

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

Effortless Stretching Strap

The Effortless Stretching Strap is an exercise band designed for use by insividuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. Usable for individuals up to 6 feet, four inches tall, this strap is made of polypropylene webbing and is constructed as an adjustable single unit with loops at each end.

Eg-Ergoarm Armrest

The EG-ErgoArm Armrest is an adjustable arm support designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength or range of motion or by people with repetitive motion injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. It also provides wrist support. The arm pads guide arm placement and keep wrists in a neutral position. Each unit may be used with either the right or left arm. The EG-ErgoArm mounts on a desktop or workstation up to 1.875 inches thick without tools using a clamp. The clamp end swi

Egg Cup (Model Ha-4265)

Egg Cup, model HA-4265, is a dish with a suction base designed for one hand use by individuals who have had strokes or who have upper extremity amputations or disabilities or use of only one hand. This egg cup has a suction disc to keep the cup in place for one-handed eating. DIMENSIONS: External diameter is 47 millimeters. WEIGHT: 55 grams.

Eggserciser®

The Eggserciser® is a hand exerciser, ergonomically shaped to give the right type of resistance for hand exercising. It is made of safe non-allergenic polymer that will not crack, leak or melt. It can safely be heated for additional therapy. Comes in different levels of resistance.

Ekco 123 Ceramic Peeler

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

Ekco 123 Peeler

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

Ekco 123 Pie Server

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

Ekco 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer

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

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

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

Elastic Shoulder Immobilizer (Models 2500-F & 2500-M)

The Elastic Shoulder Immobilizer is an arm sling designed to secure the arm against the body to keep the shoulder from moving. This sling fits either the right or left arm and comprises a wide elastic chest band with web straps and a humerous cuff and a forearm cuff with Velcro closure. Model 2500-F is designed specifically for women and is contoured in front for proper anatomical fit. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large.

Elastic Waist Corduroy Pants (Model 101Ecx)

The Elastic Waist Corduroy Pants, model 101ECX, are trousers designed for use by men with physical disabilities or who have difficulty dressing. These pants feature a sewn-in elastic waist, mock fly, two front pockets, drawstring, belt loops, and a full cut in the seat and thigh. SIZE: 40, 42, and 44. DIMENSIONS: 34-inch inseam. COLOR: Black, navy, olive, or taupe.

Elastic Waist Pant With Button Fly (Model 102E)

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

Elastic Waist Pants

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

Elastic Wrist Support

Wrist support. Firm elastic construction with foam padding at thumb hole and interior velcro closure along dorsal forearm. Washable. 6 inches long. Available in palm width sizes: small 2 3/4 to 3 inches, medium 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 inches, large 3 1/2 to 4 inches. for right or left hand.

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 Therapeutic Wrist Wrap (Models Wr-200 & Wr-205)

The Elasto-Gel Therapeutic Wrist Wrap is a hot or cold therapy wrist splint designed for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, sprains, strains, post operative surgery, arthritis, and other conditions. Two models are available: WR-200 for hot or cold therapy, and WR-205 for cold treatment only. WR-200 is covered with a four-way stretch lycra-nylon fabric to allow a close fit to the contours of the treatment area. Model WR-205 is covered with woven nylon and has a more rigid design to provide more

Elbow Brace (Model 210)

The Elbow Brace, model 210, is an elbow support designed to provide support and compression while keeping the joint warm for persons with chronic pain and/or an injured elbow. This support brace is designed to maintain free elbow movement and is lined with nylon on both sides of the brace's neoprene composition. SIZES: Small-XLarge. COLORS: Red, blue, tan, black. WARRANTY: Any products that are found to be defective in material or labor will be replaced at no charge.

Elbow Brace (Model 260)

The Elbow Brace, model 260, is an elbow support with uniform compression designed to reduce excessive elbow strain for persons with bursitis and tendinitis. The brace consists of medical steel springs on both sides intended to provide better stability and support and one-way elastic stretch straps on both ends of the brace. SIZES: Small to Extra Large.

Elbow Coldcure Wrap

The Elbow ColdCure® Wrap is a cold compression wrap designed to relieve the pain and swelling that accompanies elbow injuries, including muscle, ligament and tendon tissue injuries. Every ColdCure® wrap includes 3 gel packs that are custom designed for use on a specific part of the body. The Elbow ColdCure® gel packs wrap up and down both sides of the elbow, making them sufficient to cover the entire joint area.

Elbow Orthosis

The Elbow Orthosis is an elbow extension orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This orthotic limits the range of motion of the elbow and comprises an upper component which consists of a humerus fracture brace and an elbow hinge and a lower component consisting of a forearm-wrist-hand immobilizer. The lower component helps to eliminate distal slippage. The elbow hinge is a limited motion aluminum medial upright that is adjustable in 30-degree increment stops.

Elbow Sleeve (Model 710)

The Elbow Sleeve, model 710, is an elbow support designed for persons with elbow injuries, strains or arthritic conditions. The sleeve extends into the forearm area to provide protection against abrasions and both sides are neoprene covered. SIZES: Small to Extra Large. COLORS: Beige.

Elbow Sleeve With Strap

The DynOrthotics Tennis Elbow Sleeve is designed for use by individuals with tennis elbow and related conditions, and is indicated in the treatment of arthritis, minor painful strains, and repetitive stress injuries. The sleeve is made of 1/8-inch nylon covered neoprene and is contoured to reduce bulk during full elbow flexion. The brace features a vel-stretch strap that provides adjustable forearm support and protection from overloading. SIZE: Available in 4 sizes to fit arm circumferences 8.75

Elbow Splint (Model 1292)

The Elbow Splint, model 1292, is an arm sling designed to immobilize the arm and protect the elbow. Made of perforated vinyl laminated to foam and tricot, this splint features a padded elbow, shaped stays to immobilize the arm, an adjustable tension strap, hook-and-loop closure and a removable hand brace. SIZES: Extra small (special order), small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS: The extra small splint is 7 x 6 inches, the small is 9 x 8 inches, the medium is 10 x 9 inches, the large

Elbow Support

The Elbow Support is designed to provide support and pain relief for the elbow joint, muscles, and tendons. This sleeve-style support is made of surgical elastic. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large.

Elbow Support

The Elbow Support is an elbow strap designed for use by individuals with weak or injured elbows or arthritis. This Neoprene strap is adjustable with hook-and-loop closure. SIZES: Medium. DIMENSIONS: The hook-and-loop closure is 2 inches wide and the strap fits arms 10 to 11 inches. COLOR: Blue.

Elbow Support (Model 001)

Elbow support. 1/8 inch gas blown Neoprene rubber laminated with nylon. Provides support to muscle group around elbow. Retains heat and provides compression. Extra small to extra large.

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 Elevation Assist And Spasticity Control Arm

The Electric Elevation Assist and Spacticity Control Arm (EEASCA) is designed as an augmentative mechanical arm support for an 11-year old boy who has dystonic cerebral palsy with choreoathetoid movement. A previous arm support system was not comfortable, and movement was restricted to only the horizontal plane. A device that would restrict the consumer’s spasticity, but allow him to raise and lower his arm so he is able to perform day-to-day tasks is needed. The device had to be able to be re

Electric Window Opener.

The Electric Window Opener is a remote control switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This remote control switch can operate up to 4 windows from a command center. It features a rain sensor that automatically closes the window. The switch is designed to be used with Andersen awning and venting roof windows. Power operator replaces standard hand crank on window.

Electrical Footswitch, Air Actuated Footswitch

Single pedal footswitch. Steel base and cover with rubber treads. Momentary on. Double action switch and press on, press off switch mechanisms also available.

Electrical Footswitches.

Round footswitch. Polyvinylchloride base sealed to flexible PVC cover. PVC cable attached. Snap action switch, momentary on. Water and dirt proof. Can also be used as hand switch or activated by other part of body.

Electrically-Assisted Human-Powered Vehicle

A multi-purpose four-wheeled two-passenger electrically assisted human-powered vehicle (EHPV) prototype is created to be used by people with physical disabilities, such as a person who does not have full strength in his or her legs. Additionally, the EHPV can also be used as a rehabilitation device, where an instructor can aid in pedaling the vehicle. The EHPV also functions as an alternate form of transportation for the environmentally conscious consumer, and is suitable as a recreational vehi

Electronic Toilet Flush Valve (Model 44-911)

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

Elefun Ball Popper (Model 1530)

The Elefun Ball Popper, model 1530, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This toy is an adapted version of the Playskool Poppin' Park Elefun Busy Ball Popper from Hasbro. The toy is adapted to connect to an external switch (not included), such as a capability switch, through a .125-inch jack. Once the switch is activated, three colorful balls pop out of the elephant’s trunk and roll about as its trunk mo

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

Elliot Elephant (Model 9307)

Elliot Elephant, model 9307, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When the child activates a capability switch (not included) this plush toy elephant will sing and sway to the song “Do Your Ears Hang Low” while its ears flap up and down. The toy also works without a switch. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 10 x 7 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Ellipse 3 & Ellipse 6

Ellipse Switches are a collection of low-profile touch switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Shaped to fit the hand, activation is accomplished when the switch is touched anywhere on the surface. The Ellipse 3 requires one to three ounces of pressure and is ideal for mounting on a wheelchair tray next to the joystick control. The Ellipse 6 is designed for users that need a large target but have a light touch. This switch requires five to eight ounces of pre

Emg Retrainer

The EMG Retrainer is an EMG feedback unit for muscle re-education for individuals with neurological disabilities and motor disabilities. The EMG Retrainer measures and quantifies muscle movement with the results displayed on a liquid crystal display (LCD). It can be programmed to assess the activity of healthy and damaged muscle. This dual channel unit is designed to continuously monitor muscle movement, providing visual and auditory feedback. Standard features include a menu-based system for ea

Emg Switch

The EMG Switch is an electromyographic (EMG) switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The device is operated by small controlled muscle movements and senses muscle activations to provide a switch closure. Features include simple threshold adjustment, built-in digital signal processing that extracts intentional activations from weak muscles, and an audible caregiver call tone. POWER: Uses double-A NiMH rechargeable batteries. A charger is includ

Emma Poncho

The Emma Poncho is a poncho designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to be easily put on or taken off, this poncho is made of a wool and acrylic blend. It is lightweight and features a large front pocket and is machine washable. COLORS: Black and grey stripes.

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

Endorphin Double Wall Pulley (Wall Mount) (Model 306)

The Endorphin Double Wall Pulley (Wall Mount), model 306, is a weight exercise machine designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or lower extremity, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit offers a total body workout from either a standing or seated position. The high and low pulley stacks are designed to increase upper and lower body strength. Made of tubular steel, the unit comes with two-single grip handles and two 75-pound (34 kilogram) pin-select weight stacks in

Endorphin Pro Gym Ct (Model En 365) & Endorphin Pro Gym (Model En 360)

The Endorphin ProGym CT, model EN 365, and the Endorphin Pro Gym, model EN 360, are weight exercise machines designed to building upper and lower body strength and size while improving cardiocvascular capacity for people with mobility disabilities. All major muscle groups may be exercised. Strength training features include: leg extension/standing leg curl, chest press, high pulley, low pulley and a 200-pound weight stack. The EN 365 CT also includes a hand cycle with pulse meter and an adjusta

Engen Electric Powered Prehension Orthosis - Eppo

The Engen Electric Powered Prehension Orthosis, or EPPO, is a hand orthosis with a preassembled component system consisting of an aluminum forearm section attached to a radial forearm, connected by a wrist friction unit to a fiberglass hand section which stabilizes the thumb in stationary abduction. The stainless steel finger piece positions the index and middle fingers and is activated towards the thumb for 3 point prehension. Velcro straps secure the forearm, hand, and fingers. The unit has a

Engen Plastic Hand Orthosis (Epho), Reciprocal Wrist Extension, Opponens Orthosis With Forearm Support, & Opponens Orthosis

These four modular systems for upper extremity orthotics are designed for a variety of positioning and functional applications. The Engen Plastic Hand Orthosis (EPHO) provides metacarpal arch support and stabilizes the thumb in a position of prehension while allowing passive finger motion. The unit may be heat reshaped for individual modifications. Non-reinforced modules are available for supportive applications, as are radially reinforced modules for adaptations requiring stable mechanical join

English Ipad Stand

The English iPad Stand is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This polished leather case accommodates an Apple iPad or other tablet computer and doubles as a stand. To convert to a stand, unsnap the back flap. The interior is padded with sheepskin nubuck and the case has a zipper closure and brass hardware. DIMENSIONS(WxDxH): 8 x 1 x 10 inches. COLOR: Bright blue, green, pink, orange, or purple.

Enlarged ADL Cuff/Vinyl ADL Cuff

The Enlarged Grasp ADL Cuff and the Vinyl ADL Cuff are cuffs designed for people with limited dexterity to hold objects in their hand. Its increased area makes it easier for individuals to grasp a utensil or handle similar objects in activities of daily living. The Vinyl ADL Cuff attaches to the hand with a clear hook and loop strap. It fits any user and the utensil will and slides into place. When done, it wipes away clean.

Envelope Arm Sling (Model 1204)

The Envelope Arm Sling, model 1204, is an arm sling designed tos support the arm and carry the weight across the back and shoulders. Available in poly/cotton or economy muslin fabric, the sling has a closed elbow end and extends to the wrist. The sling features a single adjustable web strap with a slide buckle closure. SIZES: Extra small (special order), small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS: The extra small sling is 8.5 x 4.5 inches, the small is 10 x 6 inches, the medium 12.5 x 7

Envelope Stuffer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to insert folded paper in envelopes The device has a square plywood base that clamps to the work surface. Mounted to the base is a slightly raised metal tray with an angled edge that slides into an open envelope facing away from the user. The usere slides the envelope over the bevelled edge of the base and onto the metal tray and then slides the folded letter across the tray into the envelope. The journal articl

Epitrain (Model 3650)

Intermittent compressive elbow support with two viscoelastic inserts: one for the radial epicondyle and musculature and the other for the ulnar epicondyle and musculature. Elbow supported in a semiflexed position. Available in right or left versions and standard or slender sizes. Circumference 7 inches to 11 inches below elbow, 9 inches to 13. 75 inches above elbow.

Equalizer Adaptive Shooting Bench

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

Equalizer Shooting System With Custom Chair Mount

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

Equipment Accommodation For Sandblaster

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a sandblaster with repetetive motion injury to continue working. The standard sandblasting hose requires that a switch be pressed and held down the entire time it is in use. To enable the user to operate the device without the continuous use of force, the trigger switch was replaced with a spring-loaded toggle switch. A ball was inserted to push the toggle to the on position and hold it there. The ball was attached to a chain on the user's wrist. If the hose

Ergo Cloud

The Ergo Cloud is a keyboard wrist and are support designed to alleviate pressure on the underside of the wrists and to maintain the wrist and forearm in a neutral position to minimize the effects of repetitive motions that can lead to conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or neck, shoulder, or lower back pain. This ergonomically designed support can be used with a keyboard or mouse and supports work for right and left hand users. The device is lightweight, portable and can be installed on o

Ergo Cup

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

Ergo Lid

The Ergo Lid is a lid for a cup with a spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities or other upper extremity disabilities. Designed to be used with the Ergo Cup (see separate entry), this lid features a large angled spout to prevent spillage. The lid is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. COLOR: White.

Ergo Plate

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

Ergoclick

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

Ergonoma Bread Knife (Model Rk908)

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

Ergonoma Cheese Slicer (Model Rk901)

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

Ergonoma Chef's Knife (Model Rk906)

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

Ergonoma Fork Knife (Model Rk903)

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

Ergonoma Frying Spatula (Model Rk920)

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

Ergonoma Laser Knife (Model Rk910)

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

Ergonoma Meat Knife (Model Rk907)

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

Ergonoma Steak Fork (Model Rk912)

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

Ergonomic Assistive Mug

The Ergonomic Assistive Mug is designed for users with upper body disabilities or grasping difficulties that make it difficult to hold a cup or drink without spilling. Its large handle and ribbed sides are designed to prevent spills. Small lip on the opposite side of the handle allows the mug to be lifted with both hands. Can be used with how or cold liquids. Is made of very dense, strong plastic.

Ergonomic Plastic Reacher with Rotating Claw

The Ergonomic Plastic Reacher with Rotating Claw is a reacher designed for individuals who have trouble bending or those individuals confined to a wheelchair to grab objects in hard to reach places. Rotates vertically and horizontally. Rubber tips. Metal magnet to hold small metal objects.

Ergoport Posturepod (Models Ep1Ch & Ep2Ch)

The Ergoport Posturepod, models EP1CH and EP2CH, are designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. These desktops support the keyboard and the mouse and fits around the user's waist. The units are designed to enable the user to maintain the safest possible posture while working at the computer, bringing the arms close to the torso and providing support for the elbows. They also decrease the angle of wrist extension, and coupled with the integral forearm rest, helps reduce pressure

Ergorest Mobile Arm Support

The ErgoRest Mobile Arm Support is an adjustable arm support designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength or range of motion or by people with repetitive motion injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. It also provides wrist support. The arm pad guides arm placement and keeps the wrist in a neutral position. Each unit may be used with either the right or left arm. The ErgoRest mounts on a desktop or workstation without tools using a clamp. The arm rest swivels rotate 360

Ergosleek Penagain

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

Ergosof Penagain

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

Ergotek Plus 32 inch Folding Reacher

The Ergotek Plus 32 inch Folding Reacher is a folding reacher designed for people with difficulty reaching and bending or for individuals confined to a wheelchair or for individuals with upper extremity disabilities to allow these persons to grab things in difficult places to reach. Can be rotated 90 to 180 degrees.

Erin Dress

The Erin Dress is a women’s dress designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. Made of jersey knit, this dress features a wrap design with front snaps that make it easy to put on and take off. The loose-fitting stretch fabric is designed for maximum comfort. Other features include a V-neckline with snap closure covered with a ruched sash attached to the right shoulder, draping over the chest, and snapping on the left shoulder. This dress is button- and Velcro-

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

Eslate Disabled Access Unit (Model Dau 5000)

The eSlate Disabled Access Unit, model DAU 5000, is a voice output and switch-accessible voting machine designed for use by voters who are blind or have low vision or who have severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This voting machine has interfaces for head movement and sip and puff switches, which enable individuals with severe physical disabilities to cast their ballot using only head movement or their breath. An audio ballot reader includes audible signals that provide confirmation

Esmarch Plaster Scissors (Model A6684)

The Esmarch Cast Scissors, model A6684, are cast and splint scissors designed for use in splint and cast removal and fitting. These stainless steel scissors are designed for cutting inner layers of casts or synthetic casting and splinting materials and feature long handles for leverage, as well as slanted blades. DIMENSIONS: The handles are 5.75 inches long and the blades are 2.25 inch long. Total length is 8 inches.

Essential Folding Reacher (Model P2222)

The Essential Folding Reacher, model P2222, is a reacher designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This reacher has an anodized aluminum shaft, a pistol grip handle, and a trigger-activated claw-style plastic jaw. A magnetic tip aids in picking up metalic objects. The shaft folds in the center for transport and storage. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long.

Essential Straight Reachers (Models P2226 & P2232)

The Essential Straight Reachers are reachers designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. These reachers have anodized aluminum shafts, pistol grip handles, and trigger-activated claw-style plastic jaws. A magnetic tip aids in picking up metallic objects. DIMENSIONS: Model P2226 is 26 inches long. Model P2232 is 32 inches long.

Etac Beauty Ergonomic Bathing Set

The Etac BEAUTY Ergonomic Bathing Set is a long-handled bath and grooming kit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These bathing aids are balanced to provide maximum power with minimal effort and strain on hands, arms and shoulders. Each product has a unique shape that makes reaching easier. The handles are oval and have a rough surface to provide a secure grip. The set includes a body washer, a back washer, and a hair washer. The body washer and the back washer hav

Etac Beauty Extra-Long Handle Groominng Kit

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

Etac Beauty Long Handle Groominng Kit

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

Etac Light Dining Set

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

Etac Tasty Beaker with Holder and Lid (Model 80404042)

The Etac Tasty Beaker with Holder and Lid, model 80404042, is a cup designed for people with impaired sensibility or coordination. This item consists of a beaker, a beaker holder that insulates against hot liquid, and a lid with a spout. This ergonomically designed cup has a handle and a supporting edge that permits various grips. The Etac Tasty Beaker with Holder and Lid is dishwasher safe.

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. 

Etch A Sketch (Model 7002)

The Etch A Sketch, model 7002, is a switch-operated drawing activity designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch-adapted version of the classic Etch A Sketch has four built-in switches to enable the user to draw in horizontal (right and left) or vertical directions (up and down). To erase, remove the Etch A Sketch from the base and shake. The base also has four external jacks for capability switches (not included) if required. POWER: Uses 6 C ba

European Footswitch

Footswitch. 5 European style, square and round, foot operated momentary switches. POWER: 7 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, or 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/ 2 to 1 horsepower.

Eurovocs Suite

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

Evas Dell Xtra Series Latitude Notebook

The EVAS Dell Xtra Series Latitude Notebook is a notebook computer designed for users who are blind, deaf, or hard of hearing, or who have learning disabilities, low vision, or physical disabilities. This is an adapted version of the Latitude D600 Pentium IV notebook computer from Dell. The computer comes fully supplied with peripherals and configured for a specific disability, including low vision, blindness, deafness, literacy disabilities, or physical disabilities. OPTIONS: Hard drive or memo

Even Par Original Lend-A-Hand Forearm Support, Model OLAH

Even Par Original Lend-A-Hand Forearm Support is designed for use by individuals with or without limited use of both arms as a result of limited strength and coordination associated with arthritis, stroke or nerve injuries. It is designed to provide extra support, resulting in less strain on the shoulders, arms, back and legs. Wearing the support on the top or bottom of the forearm, it provides leverage to help the user with everyday activities.

Everloc Hair Dryer Holder, Model EL-10204

Everloc Hair Dryer Holder is designed for use with individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device holds a hair dryer (not included) in position for drying or styling.  It applied to walls with suction cups without tools and requires no holes in walls. This patented suction cup system will adhere to all non-porous surfaces such as glass, tile, fiberglass, acrylic sheets, stainless steel, enameled surfaces, laminated surfaces, formica, processed stone surfaces, sealed wood and textured

Evoluent Verticalmouse 2 Left Hand

Evoluent VerticalMouse 2 Left Hand is an ergonomic mouse designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrom or repetitive strain injuries. The vertical shape of this mouse supports the user's left hand in a fully upright handshake position that eliminates twisting of the forearm. The optical sensor has 1,200 dots-per-inch (dpi) resolution, allowing the pointer to be moved across a 17-inch monitor with only 0.5 inch movement of the mouse. The mouse has five buttons that have basic functio

Evoluent Verticalmouse 3 Wireless (Model (Vm3W-R)

The Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 Wireless, model VM3W-R, is an ergonomic mouse designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive strain injury. This 2.4 gigaHertz (GHz) wireless mouse has a vertical shape that allows the user to hold it with a handshake grip that eliminates forearm twisting and promotes a neutral wrist and forearm posture. The mouse has an optical sensor with 5 buttons requiring light force for clicking, but firm enough to prevent accidental actuation. When a

Ex N' Flex Arm And Leg Machine (Model Ef-300)

The Ex 'N Flex Arm and Leg Machine, model EF-300, is a powered arm- or leg-propelled bicycle exerciser disigned for use by people with spinal cord injury or upper or lower extremity disabilities. This compact, lightweight cycle can be used on a tabletop or floor. The unit features an accessible control panel and cabled remote fot ease of operation, a bio feedback indicator, timer, forward and reverse directions. and three speed levels for passive or active training. Adjustable crank arm lengths

Excel Recliner (Models Mds808350, Mds808450, Mds808550 & Mds808650)

The Excel Recliner is a manual reclining wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wheelchair provides full back and headrest support as the user reclines from 90 to 160 degrees. FRAME: Chip-resistant chrome-plated carbon steel frame with dual axle, dual sealed precision bearings, and anti-tippers. SEAT (DxW): 17 x 16 inches (model MDS808350); 17 x 18 inches (model MDS808450); 17 x 20 inches (model MDS808550); or 17 x 22 inches (model MDS80

Executive Footswitch (Models 72, 74, B2S, & B4S)

Dual foot operated momentary rocker switch with mechanical interlock. Die cast metal cover. Nonskid base. Pressure on one side activates circuit independently of other side. Wiring inside. Only single cord exposed. POWER: 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5 5/8 x 4 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: 1.25 pounds.

Exercise Ball Workout Video & Exercise Ball Advanced Workout Video

"The Exercise Ball Workout Video" and "The Exercise Ball Advanced Workout Video" are exercise videotapes designed for use by individuals with neurological, balance, lower extremity, and extremity disabilities. Designed for all ages, these videos offer toning and low-impact workouts. The programs begin with a warm-up, ball aerobics, toning for a variety of areas, and a cool down. The basic video is 31 minutes long and the advanced program is 47 minutes long (each tape is sold separately).

Exercise Pulley Set (Model P1102)

The Overhead Pulley Set, model P1102, is an overhead pulley exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed to help maintain and restore shoulder, arm, and upper torso mobility, the unit installs over any door and features two square handgrips.

Expert Mouse (Model K64325)

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

Explore-A-Center Busy Box (Model 1811)

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

Explorer Ring

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

Extenda-Ball Pick Up

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

Extended Width Armrest (Model 77382)

The Extended Width Armrest, model 77382, is an add-on armrest designed for with lower extremity, mobility or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs, especially those who spend extended periods of time in wheelchairs. Intended to provide a wider resting surface without increasing armrest height, this armrest accommodates individuals with upper extremity edema, flaccidity, or increased tone by decreasing the risk of slippage and damage to the arm and should

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 Long Bib (Model 6068)

The Extra Long Bib, model 6068, is a plastic bib designed to protect the area from the neck to the knees from spills. The bib is made of flexible waterproof vinyl. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 24 inches wide.

Extra Long Drinking Straw

The Extra Long Drinking Straw is a drinking straw designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or swallowing disabilities. This straw has four flexible sections, two in the center and one near each end to allow the user to bend it to the position needed for best access. The straw can be cut with standard scissors to shorten it to any length that will work best for the user. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long with an inside diameter of .35 inch. COLOR: Natural.

Extreme 3D Pro Joystick

The Extreme 3D Pro Joystick is a gaming joystick designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities, extreme physical or neurological disabilities, and for those with cerebral palsy to comfortably use a game-box to operate a video game. This product uses a twist-handle rudder and 12 programmable buttons for precise control. The hand grip features sculpted curves for an ergonomic hold during long gaming sessions. This joystick executes specific commands that would usually require multiple

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 Blink Switch (Model 9008)

The Eye Blink Switch is an eye switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Aiming the switch's sensor at the user's eye enables the user to control communication devices, toys, computers, or other connected devices. Built-in controls give momentary, timed, or latched output. Special internal circuitry can be set to activate with each eye blink or with every double eye blink to ignore normal eye blinking. An adjustable holder

Eye Dropper

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

Eye Mouse

The DIY Eye Mouse is a mouse that can be controlled by eye movements, allowing people with total paralysis the ability to use the computer. This DIY mouse is relatively easy to build and with cheap and easy-to-find components. The Eye Mouse operates using free software which divides the monitor surface into squares, asking what the user wants “to do”, the user focuses on an area for right and left clicking with yes and no answers. If the eye looks at the camera, that is translated as a “yes”.

Eye Vac Professional Stationary Vacuum

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

Eye-Controlled Laptop

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

Eye-Talks Communicator (Model 3700)

The Eye-Talks Communicator, model 3700, is a communication board designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. Equipped with a self-contained, height-adjustable stand, this clear board enables the user to communicate using an eye gaze while still being able to see the person being communicated with and the surroundings. This communicator also comes with an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list. OPTIONS: Goosenec

Eye-Tracking Electronic Tablet

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an affordable eye-tracking electronic tablet computer for individuals with disabilities. Eye-tracking technology and software packages can be prohibitively expensive. Engineering students at Brigham Young University in partnership with EyeTech Digital Systems developed a tablet computer that can be controlled with a person’s eye movements. The prototype is projected to cost under $1,500. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7. DIMENSIONS (LxHxD

Eyecan

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an eye-controlled mouse for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who are upper extremity amputees. EyeCAN is a eye controlled input system mounted on a pair of glasses that is capable of tracking the user’s eye movement and translating those movements to a cursor on a computer display. AUTHOR: Edwin Kee. TITLE: Samsung eyeCAN mouse for disabled folk. WEBSITE: Ubergizmo. REF: http://www.ubergizmo.com/2012/02/samsung-eyecan-mou

Eyedrop Dispenser

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

Eyeguide Assist

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

Eyeguide Eye Tracker

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

Eyetech Tm4

The EyeTech TM4 is an eye controlled input system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system comes with Quick Glance software. The TM4 unit tracks one or both eyes using dark pupil, single or binocular video tracking with infrared illumination, accurate to 0.5 degree. The standard data rate is 30 frames per second with 1, 5, 9, or 16 available calibration points. Typical operating distance of head motion (h

Eyetech Tm4 Mini

The EyeTech TM4 Mini is an eye controlled input system designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The system comes with Quick Glance software. This unit tracks one or both eyes using dark pupil, single or binocular video tracking with infrared illumination, accurate to 0.5 degree. Its standard data rate is over 80 frames per second with 1, 5, 9, or 16 available calibration points. Typical operating distance of head mo

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 Dress 3 Pack

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

Ez Knot

EZ Knot is a knot tying jig designed for use by individuals with arthritis, upper extremity disabilities, or low vision. This knotting tool allows the user to tie any kind of fishing knot using four wraps and a tuck. The device has large grooves to aid in manipulating fishing line. Users with low vision can see the fishing line against the black tool. The device can be used with either the left or right hand. COLOR: Black.

Ez Mount Blowgun Stand

The EZ Mount Blowgun Stand is a Velcro dart blowgun designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and have upper extremity disabilities. The stand mounts on the wheelchair arm with two Velcro straps. The side-by-side pipe section secures against the armrest to help prevent twisting and add stability. Multiple adjustments allow the blowgun to be positioned as the user chooses. To use, insert darts into the one-way safety mouthpiece, then with a slight head or mouth movement, the gun can be

Ez Sport 3 Pack

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

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 Warm Wash Solution Comfort Seat (Model Scs130)

The EZ WarmWash Solution ComfortSeat, model SCS130, is a personal cleansing system designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurologogical, mobility, or balance disabilities, or arthritis or spinal cord injury. The unit installs under the existing toilet seat and the control unit can be placed on the left or right or moved aside to accomodate certain bathroom wheelchairs. Features include a temperature-controlled rear wash and adjustable water pressure. The device uses the existing

Ez Wash Solution Comfort Seat (Model Scs105)

The EZ Wash Solution ComfortSeat, model SCS105, is a personal sleansing system designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury, or arthritis. The unit installs under the existing toilet seat, requires no electricity, and connects directly to existing plumbing. Features include natural water rear wash and a turn-dial water pressure control. WARRANTY: A two-year warranty is standard with an optional two-year extended wa

Ez-Scoop 2010

--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself prosthetic for individuals with upper limb amputation and/or disabilities to use to play lacrosse. Originally developed as part of the Engineering Design and Communication (EDC) class at Northwestern University, The EZ-Scoop 2010 is do-it-yourself prosthetic that enables individuals with upper limb amputation and/or disabilities to catch, throw, scoop, cradle, and check a ball while playing lacrosse. The device consists of t

Ez-Stix

The EZ-STIX is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to put socks. It is designed to be used with EZ SOX socks (see separate entries) that have two reinforced pull loops extending from the top of each sock. The EZ Stix consists of two metal shafts, each of which has a hook at the end. The user grabs a shaft in each hand, puts each hook in one of the sock loops, places his or her toes in the opening of the sock, and pulls the sock up over the foot and lower leg. Ea

Ezeform & Ezeform Light Splinting Material (Models A57701, A57702 & A57710)

The Ezeform and Ezeform Light Splinting Material are designed for use by individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities requiring a customized splint. Ezeform is a strong, durable, thermoplastic synthetic that provides a resistant stretch with superior draping and conforming qualities. Its excellent rigidity make it ideal for hand, knee, ankle and body splints, and it requires no reinforcement. Both Ezeform and Ezeform Light, a lightweight version of the former, soften in hot water and

Ezgrip Ez1 Ballpoint Pen

The EzGrip Ez1 Ballpoint Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomically designed writing instrument has a design that cradles and conforms to your extended finger and tip, requiring only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert sufficient downward pressure to write, eliminating the need to squeeze the pen. COLOR: Red, blue or black transluscent barrel with black grasp; black ink only.

Ezgrip Pen/tool Grip

The EzGrip Pen/Tool Grip is is a pen, pencil, tool or utensil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Made of a soft rubber composite that is hypoallergenic and can be cleaned and chemically sterilized, this ergonomic slip-on grip works with pens, pencils, modeling tools and knives, picks, probes, scribes, and other pencil-like tools and utensils. This grip requires only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert downward pressure on t

Ezgrip Resq Gel Pen

The EzGrip ResQ Gel Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomically designed writing instrument has a sculptured design which requires only one finger, knuckle, or thumb to exert sufficient downward pressure to write, eliminating the need to squeeze the pen. COLOR: Metallic barrel with blue grasp; black ink only.

Ezi Fit Slippers

The Ezi Fit Slippers are slippers designed to provide warmth and protection for individuals with arthritis and mobility disabilities. These multi-adjustable slippers have a back zipper, non-slip rubber soles, and a Velcro front closure. SIZES: Men's and women's whole sizes 7 to 11. COLOR: These slippers are available in black, burgundy, or slate.

Ezy Sock Helper For Caregiver (Model F73854)

The Maddak Ezy Sock Helper for Caregiver is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by the caregivers of individuals who have difficulty bending. Constructed of plastic-coated steel, this aid has a column over which socks or hose are stretched. Once the sock is on the frame, the caregiver inserts the individual's toes and pulls up on the side handles until the sock is properly positioned. COLOR: Black.

Fabian Writing / Reading Aid (Model H73500)

The Fabian Writing/Reading Aid, model H73500, is an overhead bookholder and writing board designed to allow individuals confined to a bed in a supine position to read and write. The unit consists of a vertical support bar which attaches to the headboard of the bed with padded clamps (included), or to the wall with screws. The overhead fixture swings horizontally to any desired position, and supports the easel which adjusts to a wide range of angles. The metal parts are chrome-plated steel, and t

Facecloth Wringer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To enable a person with limited or no hand strength to wring out a face or dish cloth. The article includes diagrams showing two versions of a mechanism to remove most of the water from a cloth without requiring finger or grip strength. In one version, a metal plate with a 90-degree bend is bolted to the edge of a kitchen or bathroom sink. A second plate with drain holes is connected to the lower edge of the first plate by a hinge. A handle is attached to the sec

Facepaint

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

Faucet Genie

The Faucet Genie, also called Auto Spout SK-FG001, is a hands-free faucet designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This unit attaches to existing kitchen, bathroom, or laundry room faucets and is activated by placing the hands under the faucet. The distance between unit and the activation sensor is adjustable. The unit also has a feature that enables continuous water flow for three minutes before it automatically shuts off. POWER: Uses 1 pc lithium battery.

Fds Transportable Hand Control

The FDS Transportable Hand Control is an automobile hand control designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of aluminium and stainless steel, the device enables the driver to accelerate and brake manually, and has a swivel knob for single hand steering. The control is foldable and is stored in a pouch. It can be installed in almost any vehicle by clamping the connecting rods to the corresponding pedals, strapping the clamps for safety, adjusting

Feeding And Toileting Devices For A Child With Arthrogriposis.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Feeding device to allow a person with no arm use to use a spoon or fork with head control. Simple device made with a small wood block 2 3/4 inches square and 1 1/ 4 inches high; a dowel 3 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter; a nail with a flat head; a stationary-type clothespin; and a 4 or 5 ounce lead fishing sinker to provide weight. Provides instructions and photographs. The clothespin, which swivels on top of the dowel, holds the spoon or fork whi

Feeding Bibs And Fashion Bibs

The Feeding Bibs and Fashion Bibs are adult bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, feeding, or swallowing disabilities. The Feeding Bibs ($7.50) are made of terrycloth on a choice of a ripstop nylon or rubber-backed fabric backings. These large square bibs feature knit ribbing at the neck and snap closure at the back of the neck. The Fashion Bibs ($7.50). These triangular bibs are made of dress fabric or men's shirt fabric, lined with ripstop nylon or rubber-backed fabric as a moistu

Fiber Optic Sensor With 3 Pin Connector (Model Asl 202-3 Pin)

The Fiber Optic Sensor with 3 Pin Connector, model ASL 202-3 PIN, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals who require a small, fine, no force switch type. This single function fiber optic sensor switch has a round target area with an adjustable activation range from touch to 2.5 inches. It can be programmed for either normally open or normally closed operation. In the normally open (NO) mode, switch activation occurs when an object is detected in the selected range. In the normally c

File Adaptation

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with limited grip strength to remove files from file cabinets. To adapt hanging file folders, thread cable ties through the center tab slots of the hanging file folder. Create a loop by attaching the two ends of the cable tie. This is done on each side of the hanging folder. Adjust the loop by pulling on the cable tie. Users can place their hands through the front and back loops of the file they need and pull the file out. MATERIALS: Seven- o

File Cabinet Adaptation

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities to open file cabinet drawers. Drill a hole vertically above and below the existing hand pull on each drawer and place the U-shaped handle vertically over the holes.Place a washer and nut over the threaded ends of the screws provided with the handles (longer screws may be required). Place the screws into the drilled holes from the inside of drawer and then into the handles, and tighten.

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.

Film Can Pull Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easy to pull switch to allow a child to turn on a tape player, battery toy or light. Switch made from a 35 mm plastic film can, 2 one inch brass washers, sewing elastic, string, 6 feet of two conductor, 22 gauge stranded wire, a subminiature size plug, and a large ring (about 6 inches--available in craft stores). Provides instructions for construction, with diagrams and a photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Mo

Fin & Flipper Exercise Logs (Model Aq10 & Aq12)

Fin & Flipper Exercise Logs are swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. Useful for aquatic therapy or water aerobics, these buoyant logs provide added resistance. SIZES: Model AQ10 is small and model AQ12 is large.

Finger Contracture Cushion

The Finger Contracture Cushion is a hand positioner designed to prevent finger contacture for individuals who have had strokes or other neurological disabilities. This soft, resilient anticontracture aid separates the fingers and keeps the hand open. This cushioned aid features an elastic band to secure it to the hand and it is covered in perspiration-absorbing fabric.

Finger Contracture Cushion (Models 6560 & 6562)

The Finger Contracture Cushion is a hand positioner designed to prevent finger contractures and closure of the hand for individuals who have had strokes or who have other upper extremity disabilities. This pad has a terrycloth cover to absorb moisture and protrusions to separate fingers. An elastic band keeps the pad in place. SIZES: Small, model 6560, and large, model 6562. DIMENSIONS: The small cushion is 3 x 5 inches and the large cushion is 5 x 5 inches.

Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD100)

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

Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD200)

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

Finger Extension Assist (Type 504)

The Finger Extension Assist, Type 504, is a finger flexion splint designed to correct boutonniere deformity and to treat proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint tightness. This orthosis is similar to the Finger Extension Assist Type 501 (see separate entry) but is shorter and stronger. Size is determined by measuring the volar surface distance from metacarpal phalangeal (MP) crease to distal finger crease, and should be done by a therapist. SIZES: X-Small (##5700, AA), Small (##5701, A), Medium (##

Finger Extension Assist, Type 501 (##5389 - ##5393)

The Finger Extension Assist, Type 501, is a wire and foam dynamic finger extension splint designed to lift the PIP joint from the flexed position back to the extended position. This adjustable orthosis is sized by measuring the extended finger from the distal palmar crease to the distal finger crease; see a therapist for correct fitting measurements. SIZES: X-Small (##5389, AA), Small (##5390, A), Medium (##5391, B), Large (##5392, C), and X-Large (##5393, D). DIMENSIONS: From X-Small to X-Large

Finger Flex Switch

Finger Flex Switch is a switch built into a partial glove. Bending a finger activates the switch. The switch uses a 3.5 millimeter mini-phone plug as a connector.

Finger Isolation Button (Model 716)

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

Finger Knuckle Bender

The Finger Knuckle Bender is a dynamic finger extension splint designed for use by individuals with disabilities of the fingers. This splint extends the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint through rubber band traction. Constructed of stainless steel with felt pads, the splint enables tension to be adjusted by varying the size of the rubber bands (##10 rubber bands are included). SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, large, and extra large.

Finger Loop Writing Device

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Finger splint made of molded plastic to position fingers in an optimal three point pinch for writing. Describes constructing a loop splint made of 18 inches of 1/2 inch plastic which can be molded when warmed in hot water. Designed to be less bulky than a regular splint. Must be made to fit each individual. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: Designed by Dorie Milner, OTR, Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, 400 E 34th Street, New York 10016. SKILLS REQUIRE

Finger Sling And Finger Loop (Models 7791 & 7793)

The Finger Sling and Finger Loop, models 7791 & 7793, are finger orthoses designed for use by individuals with disabilities of the hand or fingers. This finger sling and loop are lightweight and plastic with cloth interface. Features include reinforced pre-punched eyelets. Model 7791 is the finger sling, and model 7793 is the finger loop. DIMENSIONS: The sling and loop are .75 inches wide.

Finger Switch (Model 717)

The Finger Switch, model 717, is a wearable finger switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch is worn like a ring; the relative position of the switch to a mobile finger that controls the switch can be precisely set and maintained. A Velcro strip is included to allow the switch to be mounted to an arm or leg. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 x 0.5 inches. The Velcro strip is 18 inches long. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Fire Engine (Model 136)

The Fire Engine, model 136, is a switch operated remote control toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The toy can be activated by either remote control or by two capability switches (not included). When the remote control or 2 capability switches are activated, children can enjoy watching the fire engine zoom around. POWER: Fire truck requires 3 AA batteries. Remote requires 2 capability switches and 1 9-V battery. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 6.5 x 3

First Dog (Model 9208)

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

First Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

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

Fishamajig Bundle

The Fishamajig Bundle is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The bundle includes both the Air Swimmer Clown Fish and the Switchamajig Controller (see separate entry). The user plugs the Switchamajig Controller into the remote control which has four buttons with four switch jacks, opens the Switchamajig app (see separate entry) on an iPad, and starts playing with the toy. The custom screen allows the user to flap the tail back a

Fiskars Loop Handle Bypass Pruner

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

Fiskars Scissors

Fiskars Scissors are general purpose and cast and splint scissors designed for use in casting and splinting. Available for right- or left-handed use, these stainless-steele scissors have plastic handles and leave a smooth edge when used on warm splinting material. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are 8 inches long.

Fiskars Softouch Hand Tools

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

Fiskars Softouch Scissors

Fiskars Softouch Scissors are general purpose and cast and splint scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. Designed for right- or left-handed use, these scissors have oversized cushioned handles that distribute pressure evenly. A gentle spring action opens the blades automatically after every cut. An easy-slide lock secures the blades in the closed position for storage.

Fiskars Squeeze Punch

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

Fitmax Ipool 2

The Fitmax iPool 2 is an outdoor aquatic exercise and rehabilitation pool designed to provide users of any experience level with a safe and simple, full-body workout system. It is ideal for users working on improving cardiovascular response, increase strength, and condition the entire body without adding stress to the joints. It can be used for swimming, walking exercises, and resistance training. The Fitxax iPool 2 can be used for physical therapy, rehabilitation training and fitness training s

Fitness Aqua Paddles (Model 795)

The Aqua Fitness Paddle, model 795, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. These paddles feature a dial in the center of each blade to increase or decrease resistance. DIMENSIONS: 17.5 inches long.

Fitness Putty

The Fitness Putty is therapy putty designed for use by individuals with arthritis or persons recovering from surgery. It is designed to provide a traditional texture and feel, and is color-coded in four degrees of resistance to meet a patient's ability level. Colors can even be combined to meet a more exact level of resistance. The putty comes in convenient plastic containers for storage. WEIGHT: Available in sizes ranging from 3 ounces to 5 pounds. COLOR: light blue, soft; light green, medium s

Fixed Arm Troughs (Models 31339R, 31339L, 32339R, & 32339L)

The Fixed Arm Troughs are designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and have upper extremity disabilities. Available for the right or left arm, these troughs are made of heavy-duty plastic and are equipped with brackets that slide over the existing armpads. Models 31339R and 31339L are padded with Ensolite and models 32339R and 32339L are padded with imitation lambskin. COLOR: The troughs and the Ensolite padding are black. The imitation lambskin padding is natural.

Fixture For Use With Typewriter Or Other Keyboard

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize the hands of someone with uncontrolled motions, to permit use of a keyboard. Describes device made of clear plexiglass with padded holes for the hands to fit through. The plexiglass is in a channel and can slide back and forth so the person can reach the whole keyboard, which is mounted on a tilt for maximum visibility. The keys are struck with pencils held in each hand, held on with elastic straps. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED

Flaghouse Deluxe Folding Therapy Mat

The Flaghouse Deluxe Folding Therapy Mat is a therapy mat designed for use in clinic or therapy settings. Soft, one-inch thick shock-absorbing polyurethane foam is layered over rigid, 1 3/8 inch thick cross-linked polyethylene foam for shock absorbency. The surface is an 18-ounce vinyl-coated nylon cover, which is heavy-duty and rip-resistant, especially at stress points. It is treated with antibacterial and anti-fungal additives and can be cleaned with a diluted disinfectant. DIMENSIONS (LxW):

Fleece Arm Rest Pads Or Fleece Wheelchair Arm Rest Pads

The Fleece Arm Rest Pads or Fleece Wheelchair Arm Rest Pads are designed for use on wheelchairs, office chairs, or walkers. These pads can be taken on and off with the sewn in Velcro brand closure strips. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 11 inches. COLOR: Dark green, brown, gray, black, red, blue, fuchsia, white, or purple.

Fleece Poncho

The Fleece Poncho is a poncho designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to be easily put on or taken off, this fleece poncho has a double stitched neck and hem line and a large front pocket. It is lightweight and cut full for additional shoulder and arm coverage. SIZES: Small/medium or large/extra large sizes. COLOR: Cream.

Flex Array

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a proportional drive head array for individuals with tetraplegia. The Flex Array is a powered wheelchair controller that is located in a headrest and activated by the movement of the user's head. It is designed to provide an easy user interface and reduce user fatigue, while its universal DB9 connector and low profile design give the user a better mobility experience. The Flex Array consists of a standard industry community board, embed

Flex Bar, Red, 10 Lb. Resistance (Model 15E070A)

The Flex Bar, Red, 10 Pound Resistance is a hand exerciser designed for use by individuals with grasping or other upper extremity disabilities. The flex bar is a system of progressive resistance exerciser designed for strengthening wrists, shoulders, grip strength, and improving elbow mobility. This exerciser is lightweight and portable.

Flex Switch (Model 5855)

The Flex Switch is squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with limited upper limb mobility. It is a single switch operated by bending the flexible rubber tip 0.5 inches in any direction, with an activating force of 6.5 ounces. The switch provides tactile and auditory feedback. The Flex Switch comes mounted on an angled metal rod to facilitate positioning. The rubber tip can be removed and rotated. It can be mounted on a wheelchair or table.

Flex-A-Mirror (Model 30800)

Flex-A-Mirror, Model 30800, is an inspection mirror designed for use by people with physical disabilities. The unit consists of an unbreakable, lightweight acrylic, oval-shaped mirror on a flexible shaft; the shaft is equipped with a handle and an adjustable hand loop. DIMENSIONS: The unit is 19 inches long overall; the mirror is 4 x 6 inches, and the shaft is 9 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of

Flexible Switch

The Flexible Switch is a pressure contact switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This bendable switch can be activated with a light touch at either a direct or shallow angle. It can be plugged into any communication device or battery operated assistive device that has a standard 1/8-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: The flex switch comes with one 2 x 4 inch switch and one 3 x 5 inch switch.

Flexible Utensil-Tablespoon

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

Flexigrips

FlexiGrips are exercise cuffs designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Designed to aid users in holding the handlebars of Flexiciser exercise machines (see entries), these cuffs secure around the wrist with attached Velcro straps. A hook extends from the underside of the cuff and fits over the handlebar.

Flexor Hinge Hand Orthosis Kit

The Flexor Hinge Hand Orthosis Kit is a metal, flexor hinge orthosis available with an adjustable actuating lever to permit prehension in 5 positions. Shorter finger pieces allow more finger pad exposure. The interior surfaces are padded with felt. Dacron loop straps fasten over metal pins. SIZES: For right or left hand; Small (up to 3.5 inches across the MP joints), and Large (over 3.5 inches across MP joints).

Flexrist

The FlexRist is a wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. This wrist support provides added support to the wrist while lifting, using power hand tools or other activities. The support is constructed of neoprene and features hook and loop closure for a comfortable custom fit. It can be worn on either the right or left hand. The support is hand washable and can be worn all day. SIZE: Regular and extra large. COLOR: Blac

Flexzilla Zillagreen Garden Hose

The Flexzilla ZillaGreen Garden Hose is a lightweight garden hose designed for use by individuals with balance or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight hose is made from a premium polymer that stays flexible even in sub-zero temperatures. This hose lays flat on the ground and coils easily for storage. A ribbed inner core makes it extra strong and kink-resistant. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum fittings are crush-proof. DIMENSIONS: 50, 75 or 100 feet long x 0.625 inch in diameter.

Fling

The Fling is a joystick interface for touch screen designed for use with the the Apple iPad tablet computer that can improve access for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities that result in weakness in the hands. It can be used with any game application (or app) that has an on-screen joystick. The Fling should be placed over the game's onscreen joystick. This joystick provides auto-centering and force feedback. It gives the user the feel of an analog joystick, so the iPad games feel even mo

Fling Mini

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

Flip Lacer

Flip Lacer is a shoe lacing aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This device allows the user to pull laces tight with one hand. This self-locking plastic device has no moving parts and interlaces with standard lace up shoes. Shoes can be opened wide to slip feet in, then the device can be used to pull the laces tight and tie the final knot. The device has a locking position for small children and a relaxed mode for relaxing laces for comfort. COLOR

Flip Top Easel

Flip top easel has a 45 degree angle with book edge for reading and a reverse 30 degree slant for writing and drawing. Skid resistant base. 18 inches wide by 16 inches high.

Flipper Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Switch is activated by pressing down gently on the end of plastic spatula to activate toy, light, or tape recorder. Switch turns off when lever is released. Device is made of flexible plastic or nylon spatula, box about 6 inches long, 3 inches high and 3-6 inches wide, spring from inside a large hair curler, subminiature lever switch, masking tape and rosin core solder. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: Homemade Battery Powered T

Floating Colour Change Switch

Floating Color Change Switch is a light weight floating waterproof switch box with four colored buttons designed for use for those with limited mobility in their upper extremities and cognitive limitations associated with cerebral palsy or developmental disabilities.  It is designed to help user’s develop an understanding of cause and effect, color recognition and switching skills.  The controls of the Wi Fi and Harmony® products (e.g. Color Change Panel) can be operated from dry land or the poo

Fly And Learn Globe (Model 4054)

The Fly and Learn Globe, model 4054, is an educational toy designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. The toy allows children to travel all over the world making discoveries, being introduced to continents, music, highlights of ancient wonders of the world, and different languages. An easy-to-use joystick has been added to control the movement of the plane as well as the globe. The user activates the green switch at the base of the globe to l

Flying Bump & Go Elephant (Model 3127)

The Flying Bump & Go Elephant, model 3127, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When the capability switch (not included) is activated, this toy elephant with mounted wings and halo will flap its wings, wave its ears, travel around with its bump and go action, and sing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 8 x 7 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 inches.

Flying Colors ® Lollipop Switch Set with Base Set

Flying Colors ® Lollipop Switch Set with Base Set is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity motor control and strength as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, or neuromuscular disorders.  The base allows four FLYING COLORS Lollipop Switches to sit snugly in a formed plastic base. It is ideal for multiple-switch activity by one child, or use for a small-group activity involving 2-4 participants. Includes 4 Lollipop Switches and sturdy plastic base. 

Flying Colors Chat Line Direct W/jacks (Model W31452)

The Flying Colors Chat Line Direct w/Jacks, model W31452, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive, communication, or speech disabilities. The unit is equipped with programmable message chips that can record up to four five-second messages. The user can either touch one of the buttons to play a message or plug capability switches (not included into the four jacks for switch activation of messages. DIMENSION (HxLxW): 2.5 x 6 x 12 inches.

Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch

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

FLYING COLORS® Mirror Plate Switch

Flying Color® Mirror Plate Switch is an unbreakable plastic mirror plate designed for children with motor and cognitive disabilities as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, and neuro-genetic disorders.  It provides motivation and visual stimulation as users see themselves while operating adapted toys and devices. Includes 1/8 inch (.3centimeters) connector and ¼ inch (.6 centimeter) adapter.

Foam Cardholder

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

Foam Rubber Adapter Handle

The Foam Rubber Adapter Handle is a built-up handle adapter designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The handle slips on spoons, forks, knives, grooming utensils, toothbrushes, etc. to create a larger gripping surface. The surface is smooth, washable vinyl. DIMENSIONS: 1.25 inches in diameter.

Foam-Filled Wrist Rest With Base

The Foam-filled Wrist Rest With Base is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis or other upper extremity disabilities. Made of molded foam with a polyester suede or black vinyl cover, the unit is mounted on a flat base that fits directly in front of the keyboard allowing full support to the palm. Features include soft vinyl end caps. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 1 x 3 x 19 inches. COLORS: Black, gray, blue, burgundy, plum polyester covers.

Fold-Away Easel

The Fold-Away Easel is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. The surface of the easel adjusts to 18, 34, or 45 degrees and features a dry-erase writing surface and a pouch for storing papers. The unit has a non-slip foam bottom, folds flat for storage, and is equipped with soft carrying handles. DIMENSIONS: 15.5 x 11.5 inches.

Folding Aluminum Ramp

The Folding Aluminum Ramp is an accessible folding ramp designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or scooters. Made of anodized aluminum, this ramp is trimmed at the edges with a coarse finish strip to the side to prevent slippage. The build up of ice is prevented by treads that are slotted to facilitate drainage. This ramp comes with a handle and locks and can be stored in the back of a car. DIMENSIONS: Available is 3 inches, 4 inches, and 5 inches.

Folding Book And Magazine Stand

The Folding Book and Magazine Stand is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, stable metal stand can be placed on a table, counter, or over the knees. A long clip can be used to hold pages open, follow text, or mark a place. The unit folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches when folded.

Folding Bookholder (Model 73228)

The Folding Bookholder, model 73228, is a plastic device designed to hold books at a fixed angle. The device has saw tooth brackets at base to stop the pages from accidentally turning. DIMENSIONS: Open, the device is 10 x 8 x 6.5 inches; closed flat the holder measures 8.5 x 1.75 x .75 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces.

Folding Dressing Stick

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with upper extremity disabilities to perform dressing tasks. The dressing stick is made of lightweight aluminum bar with a brass center pivot to allow the device to fold in half. A piece of aluminum at one end was formed to make two hooks, one for pushing and one for pulling. DIMENSIONS: 450 millimeters long when open and 280 millimeters long when folded. TITLE: Best Dressed. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no. 3, Spring 2001: p.13. PAGES (includi

Folding Shopping Cart

The Canvas Bag Folding Shopping Cart is designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or upper extremity disabilities such as cerebal palsy or by the elderly. The cart can be used for shopping, laundry or for transporting heavy or bulky items. Ball bearing front wheels swivel for navigation around rounded corners. The canvas bag on this cart is very heavy and water repellant. The bag cover fits over the bag snugly and attaches tightly with hook and loop closures in the front and both s

Fone Flipper (Model 32320)

The Fone Flipper, Model 32320, is a telephone cutoff switch designed to allow people with physical disabilities to use the phone without having to lift or replace the handset. The device is a small lever that fits over connect button on telephone; the lever is flipped up to answer phone, down to disconnect. The device is operable with mouthstick. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Food Bumper

The Food Bumper is a food guard designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This snap-on plastic bumper provides a high edge to the plate aid in moving food onto utensils. DIMENSIONS: Fits plates 9 to 11 inches in diameter. COLOR: White or translucent.

Food Catcher

The Food Catcher is a bib designed for wear by individuals with eating, swallowing, and upper extremity disabilities. Made of terry cloth and vinyl, the lightweight, woven Food Catcher is moisture proof on both sides, fastens at the neck with Velcro, and is machine-washable. A terry cloth and plastic bib model is also available. DIMENSIONS: The Food Catcher is 18 inches long.

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.

Foot Control Bellows (Model B621A)

Foot operated pneumatic bellows connected to plastic tubing which joins remote electrical pressure switch located in appliance. Water, dust and shockproof. Air pressure switch not included. Bellow can be connected to momentary, on/off or sequencing air switches so electrical equipment can be turned on/off or sequenced with no danger of shock.

Foot Flusher

The Foot Flusher is designed for use by individuals with limited use of their upper extremities or limited coordination and balance of their lower extremity while flushing the toilet. Step 1: Gather Materials. Materials: 2 Paper Towel Rolls. 1 Wire Hanger. 1 Kiwi Express Shoe Shiner (or similar). 1 Package of 3M (I used the "Utensil Hooks" but technically any one of these Command Strip products will work - more on that later). 1-5 Rubber Bands. Some tape or glue.

Foot Free Pillow

The Foot Free Pillow is a wedge pillow and blanket support designed for use by individuals who cannot bear the weight of blankets on the feet or who have sensitive skin. This pillow is designed to create a free space at the end of the bed between the covers and the mattress to allow free foot movement. The pillow can also be used as a back or arm rest. The inner lining and outer cover are made of polyester and the pillow is made of durable polyurethane foam. It is washable by hand. DIMENSIONS (

Foot Operated Air Valve Switch.

Footswitch. 2, 3, or 4 way foot operated momentary switches that control air valves. 1/8 - 27 N.P.T. input and output ports, line pressure up to 150 psi. Filtered and lubricated air supply required for best operation. Housing of iron, steel or aluminum. DIMENSIONS: Sizes vary from 5.25 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches to 2 7/8 x 2.5 x 1 1/8 inches. WEIGHT: Varies from 1/2 to 4.75 pounds.

Foot Operated Work Station

Foot Operated Work Station is designed for use by individuals with arm amputation, carpal tunnel syndrome/repetitive motion injury, hand injury.  A worker can use his foot to hold items on this work platform. To clamp materials to a workbench, the worker holds the item securely in place while operating the clamp by hand. This is impossible if he only has one functional hand or arm. There is a rigid all-steel frame has a tripod stance for stability on uneven surfaces.  The forward legs have quick

Foot Pedals for Hands Free DSLR Photography

Foot Pedals for Hands Free DSLR Photography is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputations and grasping disabilities associated with stroke, spinal cord injuries and upper motor neuron disorders.  

Foot Switch (6000)

The Foot Switch, model 6000, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have control of a foot. Constructed with non-skid material, this switch activates toys or devices with light foot pressure. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 2.5 inches.

Foot Switch Universal (Model L0902 )

The Foot Switch Universal, model L0902, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities who have control of a foot. Coated with an industrial strength polymerized cover, this switch activates with a light touch of the foot. DIMENSIONS: Plug is 1/8 inch in diameter.

Foot-Operated Rhythm Device

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide recreation and lower extremity therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. The device enables the user to tap a rhythm with his/her foot along with music. A base, angled to support a raised foot, was cut from plywood. Another piece of plywood was cut into the shape of a foot and metal shoe protectors, commonly used to protect the toe and heel of shoes, were fastened to the underside of the plywood foot in the toe and hee

Footfunnel

The FootFunnel is a shoe aid designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. An alternative to a long-handled shoehorn, this device facilitates shoe donning without bending and reaching. To use the device, with shoe in the user's lap, the user squeezes the unit and inserts into the shoe with the tip of the funnel down. The user then places the shoe with FootFunnel loaded on the floor and inserts the foot. Once shoe is on, pull out FootFunnel with a shoela

Footime Foot Mouse With Programmable Pedal

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

Footmate System

The FootMate System is a suction mounted foot brush and foot massage brush designed for people who are unable to reach their feet to clean them and people with arthritis, back pain, diabetes, foot ulcers and circulatory disabilities. This system has a base with suction cups that can be mounted on the floor or wall of a bath or shower. Footpads on either side ensure that the FootMate stays in place on surfaces where suction cups do not easily adhere. The user rubs his or her foot on the brush so

Forever Premium Hose (Models Fxg5825, Fxg5850, Fxg5875, Fxg58100, Fxg3450, Fxg3475, & Fxg34100)

The Forever Premium Hose, models FXG5825, FXG5850, FXG5875, FXG58100, FXG3450, FXG3475, and FXG34100, is a garden hose with easy grasp connector, designed for use by individuals with arthritis, limited strength, or grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The hose's Guard-N-Grip connector on this heavy duty hose protects the hose coupling from becoming damaged while making it easier to connect and disconnect the hose from any faucet or spigot. DIMENSIONS: Length is 25 feet (FXG5

Fork Extender

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To help people with limited arm use to feed themselves independently. Solder a piece of metal to the end of the fork's handle. The length of the extension should be determined by the needs of the user. MATERIALS: Fork; metal, with at least one end approximately the same width as the fork's handle; solder. TOOLS: Soldering iron. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metal working. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mdausa.org/publications/Quest

Formboard With A Brain (Model 207)

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

Formed Sock Starters (Models 30007 & 30008)

Formed Sock Starters are sock aids designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. Both models are shaped from semi-rigid plastic. The deluxe model 30008 includes a tubular pull handle over polypropylene webbing and garter hooks to assist with holding. The standard model 30007 has a cord pull handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Fortissimo

The Fortissimo is an amplified, large button, cordless telephone with speakerphone, voice output caller identification and answering machine designed for use by individuals with visual, hearing, neurological or mobility disabilities. The user can initiate a call on the Fortissimo by dialing a number on the voice output keypad or selecting a number from the phone book. The Fortissimo will amplify incoming sound up to 85 decibels (dB), and it offers Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with wireless

Four Ring Basketball Stand

Four Ring Basketball Stand is a multiple target metal basketball stand with four hoops designed for use by children with upper and lower extremity disabilities. It has different height levels and hoop diameters. The stand can be used for group activities on the playground or in the gym. The lower height hoop is accessible to those who use wheelchairs. It includes storage bag.

Four Suiter Card Holder (Model Nc29103)

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

Four-Purpose Mirror (Model 6052)

The Four-Purpose Mirror, model 6052, is a mirror with a neck bracket designed for hands free use. The mirror may also be used as a standing, hanging, or hand mirror. One side is plain and the other magnified. The frame has adjustable lock-wings. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter; 12 inches high.

Foxdenton

Foxdenton is a basic classroom chair designed for children ages 3 years and older who require minimal levels of postural support when seated. It is designed to fit into any classroom environment. The Foxdenton has side supports that may be adjusted to help keep your child’s pelvis better aligned. A flip-up footrest also enables your child to sit in a more comfortable position. In addition, it comes complete with side supports, flip-up footrest and pelvic strap as standard. OPTIONS: Backrest 1

Freedom Cts Stop

The Freedom CTS Stop is a wrist splint designed to stop undesirable wrist motions, ulnar deviation, and to restrict all but 10 degrees of wrist flexion and extension. The support positions the wrist in neutral. The brace is cut in a unique way so that it does not pass through the web space (between the thumb and first finger), nor does it interfear with finger motion or hand grasp. A "C" clip gently, yet firmly captures the hand. The brace is made of fully padded, non-metallic Kydex shell, and

Freedom Dinnerware Desert Bowl

The Freedom Dinnerware Desert Bowl is a non-skid bowl designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This bowl sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface. The bowl screws onto the pad (similar to a jam-jar lid) and the bowl can be washed in a dishwasher (top shelf), while the non-skid no spill vacuum pad can be hand washed and dried. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: White

Freedom Dinnerware Soup Bowl

The Freedom Dinnerware Soup Bowl is a non-skid bowl designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. The bowl is high sided and screws onto the Freedom Pad. Users can free themselves with no danger of the bowl moving or tipping over. It comes complete with the removable non-skid, no-spill vacuum pad. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 1.75 x 6 inches. COLOR: White.

Freedom Divided Plate

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

Freedom Large Cup Holder

The Freedom Large Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This collapsible, weighted drinkholder has an integral base with a cork bottom to absorb moisture. A patented locking leg prevents the drink holder from collapsing while in use. The cup holder adjusts to hold 16- to 46-ounce glasses, mugs, cans or bottles. This cupholder is designed not to move or tip over when hit or bumped, making it useful for wheelchair t

Freedom Long Elastic

The Freedom Long Elastic is a wrist splint designed to support chronic wrist pain, relieve carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, reduce arthritis pain, and to protect the wrist during post-cast removal. The brace is cut to insure that only the motion of the wrist will be restricted; the fingers and thumb are unimpeded. The splint is made of 100 percent nylon webbing with an adjustable aluminum spine and velcro strap closures. SIZES: For right or left hands; Extra-Extra Small (Pediatric), Extra Small

Freedom Long Elastic Wrist Support

The Freedom Long Elastic Wrist Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available for the right or left wrist, this elastic support has a carefully crafted distal edge design and an adjustable, removable metal spine. The splint can be used daily by those with degenerative arthritis or as a night splint by those with carpal tunnel syndrome. The longer forearm length ensures optimal distribution of forearm support. SIZES: Extra extra small, extra

Freedom Resting Hand Mitt Splint (Model 57210)

The Freedom Resting Hand Mitt Splint, model 57210, is a hand orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available for the right or left hand, this splint supports the arches of the hand and the thenar web space. It maintains the metacarpal phalangeal (MP) joint in approximately 80 degrees of flexion to protect future hand function. Made of featherweight AliLight material, this splint accommodates edema and can be customized with a heat gun. SIZES: Small, medium,

Freedom Scoop Plate

The Freedom Scoop Plate is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plate has a high rear wall to assist in pushing food onto utensils. This dish includes the Freedom vacuum pad, and the plate screws onto the pad like a jam jar lid. With the pad in place, the plate sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface and it is virtually impossible to lift or move. To remove the pad simply lift up any corner to rel

Freedom Short Elastic

The Freedom Short Elastic is a wrist splint designed to provide support for sports injuries, and to relieve acute wrist pain, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or degenerative arthritis. The brace is cut to insure that only the wrist motion is restricted; the fingers and thumbs are unimpeded. The splint is made of 100 percent nylon webbing with an adjustable aluminum spine and velcro strap closures. Alternative to thermoplastic cock up splint. SIZES: Extra Small for wrist circumferences of 4.5

Freedom Short Support

The Freedom Short Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available for the right or left wrist, the short support focuses support where needed and is recommended for shorter wearing times and limited duration SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, or large. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches.

Freedom Sportsfit Wt

The FREEDOM SportsFit WT (models ##5124, ##5125, ##5126, and ##5127) is a reusable, prefitted volar wrist and thumb orthosis designed to protect an athlete's hand against reinjury during contact sports. This splint provides full motion for fingers, and positions the thumb in opposition to allow for grasp while protecting it against sudden, forceful stretching of the collateral ligaments. According to the manufacturer, this orthosis is game approved for high school and college football; due to th

Freedom Standard Cup Holder

The Freedom Standard Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This collapsible, weighted drinkholder has an integral base with a cork bottom to absorb moisture. A patented locking leg prevents the drink holder from collapsing while in use. The cup holder adjusts to hold 6- to 16-ounce glasses, mugs, cans, or bottles. This cupholder is designed not to move or tip over when hit or bumped, making it useful for wheelchai

Freedom Thumb Spica

The Freedom Thumb Spica is a thumb splint designed to support thumb joint pain is chronic due to deQuervain's Syndrome, tendonitis, sports injuries, or arthritis. The splint is made of an AliSoft shell and wide, elastic straps with velcro closures. The brace is adjustable, and allows for hand and finger function. SIZES: Small/Medium (fits most women and smaller men) and Medium/Large (fits most men and larger women); right or left hand.

Freedom Thumb Stabilizer

The FREEDOM Thumb Stabilizer is a thumb splint designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the thumb. This soft splint is made of AliSoft splinting material with padded Beta Pile straps and features a fully-adjustable thumb channel that supports the arthritic metacarpal phalangeal (MP) joint to reduce pain and collateral ligament injury pain related to grasp. Available for the right or left hand, the splint is equipped with a strap positioned through a D-ring on an a

Freedom Thumbkeeper

The FREEDOM Thumbkeeper is a thumb splint designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the thumb. Made of Multiform Thin Splinting material, this lightweight splint is lined with AliPlast cushioning foam, adjusts with the hand, and maintains maximum hand function. This splint supports an unstable metacarpal phalangeal (MP) joint, especially useful for those with chronic arthritis. Available for the right or left hand, this splint comes in a low-profile arthritis model

Freedom Thumbkeeper (Standard And Low Profile)

The Freedom ThumbKeeper is a thumb splint designed to treat gamekeeper's thumb injuries, support collateral ligament injuries, support arthritic joints, and maintain the thumb in opposition. The brace is made of flexible Multiform Thin splinting material. The standard ThumbKeeper has a D-ring strap closure. Cinching the closure abducts the thumb so motion at the joint is restricted effectively. The Low Profile ThumbKeeper model has the same shell as the standard model, but an overlap type palm c

Freedom Wand

The Freedom Wand is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This sanitary, multi-purpose, multi-length portable, toilet tissue aid consists of three pieces: The head, the extension, and the handle. The head is equipped with four retractable fingers to grasp toilet tissue, a square-handled straight razor, a loofah, or ointment applicator. The slide button releases the item being held or releases tissue into the toilet. The unit can be used wi

Freedom Workfit

The Freedom WorkFit is a wrist strap splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of leather, this splint fits the right or left hand and permits the user to adjust the amount of wrist motion control provided by using one or two stays. The interior is foam padded to protect against vibration. SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, or large.

Freedom Workfit Wrist Support

The Freedom WorkFit Wrist Support is a wrist splint designed to maintain the wrist in neutral, give support for chronic wrist pain, and dampen vibration associated with on-the-job application. The brace is made of leather with two aluminum stays plus a wide circumferential, padded leather wrist strap (next to the ulnar styloid) to provide dorsal and volar support simultaneously. The stays can be bent separately for optimal individual angle support. The splint terminates just below the distal cre

Freedom Wrist Immobilizer

The Freedom Wrist Immobilizer is a wrist splint designed to give cast-like support while allowing near normal hand function and full thumb rotation. This splint is manufacturer recommended to post cast removal, wrist sprains/strains, and in the control of carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms. The splint is constructed to open along the radial border to eliminate the potential for pressure over the radial nerve during extended wear. The exterior of the brace is made of perforated vinyl with velcro str

Freedom Wrist-Trainer Gauntlet

The Freedom Wrist-Trainer Gauntlet, no. 5720, is a wrist splint designed to restrict wrist range of motion, support the wrist in neutral, and limit ulnar motion. The splint can be worn while learning tasks which involve repetitive motion to control carpal tunnel syndrome before it starts. The proximal edge of the gauntlet has been rolled back from the forearm, and the distal edge contours to support the palmar arch and fit below the distal crease to enable free movement of the fingers. The brace

Freedom-Form Custom-Moldable Thumbkeeper

The FREEDOM-Form Custom-Moldable Thumbkeeper is a thumb splint designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the thumb. Made of Multiform Thin Splinting material, this lightweight splint is lined with AliPlast cushioning foam, adjusts with the hand, and maintains maximum hand function. Available for the right or left hand, this splint immobilizes the carpo metacarpal (CMC) joint while permitting functional freedom of the other fingers. For a custom fit, the flat form i

Freehand Starter Kit

The FreeHand Starter Kit is an environmental control device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This environmental control unit (ECU) allows any alternating current (AC) appliance such as lamps or fans to be activated wirelessly when used in conjunction with an X-10 transceiver module (included). The FreeHand uses radio frequencies so activation can take place from across a room or down a hall within a range of 75 feet. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.25 x

Freehand Wrist Support

The Freehand Wrist Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity injuries or disabilities. The splint is cut below the palmar crease to allow greater movement of fingers while still providing wrist support. The tri-tension elastic splint is intended to provide compression where it is needed most. The sp;int also has a contoured palmar stay. This wrap is designed for the left hand. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra- large. DIMENSIONS (LxW):The small splint

Freestanding Chrome Bowling Ramp

The Freestanding Chrome Bowling Ramp is a bowling ramp designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or balance disabilities or spinal cord injury. Bowlers can sit or stand while using the ramp. This portable ramp is made of strong steel pipe and has four no-slide rubber feet. The unit disassembles for transportation or storage. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 25 x 62 x 26 inches. COLOR: Chip-resistant bright chrome finish.

Freestyle Solo Keyboard For Pc & Freestyle Solo Keyboard For Mac

The Freestyle Solo Keyboard for PC and Freestyle Solo Keyboard for Mac are modified keyboards designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This split keyboard has two modules connected by a linking cable. The left and right modules can be placed in any position allowed by the length of the cable. The keyboard has zero degrees of slope, which minimizes height and reduces wrist extension. Double-wide delete and escape keys on the left module provide bigger targets for the use

Freeze Dance Blue & Freeze Dance Periwinkle

Freeze Dance Blue and Freeze Dance Periwinkle are touch activated toys designed for use by children with severe physical, upper extrmity, and vision disabilities. When Blues's or Periwinkle's (sold separately) paw is pressed, they dance and move. Blue's paws move up and down as she plays her keyboard and she barks "Magenta's Coming Over." Periwinkle's head moves as he says his signature phrases into his microphone. Children can hear the "Blue's Clues Theme Song" when they press either toy's righ

French Design Rocking Knife

The French Design Rocking Knife is a rocking knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of one hand. Pressure is applied directly above the food to be cut, requiring less strength and dexterity. This dishwasher-safe knife has a stainless steel blade and an upright, easy-grip plastic handle. DIMENSIONS: 6 inches long. The blade is 4 inches wide. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Front Opening Dress With Collar

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

Front Opening Nightgown

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

Frs Custom Solutions Headpointer

The FRS Custom Solutions Headpointer is a headwand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity disabilities or severe physical disabilities. The Headpointer can assist users with a wide range of daily tasks including communication device access, computer access, elevator operation, and light and appliance control. The lightweight head pointer features a durable one-piece plastic frame lined with high-density padding. An adjustable elastic back and chin strap keeps

Full Elbow Sleeve (Model 9035)

The Full Elbow Sleeve, model 9035, is an elbow support and protector designed to provide warmth, protection, support and compression for the elbow. The neoprene brace begins below the elbow and extends to the upper arm. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Tan.

Full-Sized Bibs

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

Fun Foot Flush

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

Fun Gripper Bowling Set

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

Fun Gripper Golf Set

The Fun Gripper Golf Set is a golf game designed for use by children with neurological and upper extremity disabilities. Useful for assisting in developing eye-hand coordination and perceptual skills, the set includes easy-grip clubs and soft, oversized balls. The complete set includes a putter, an iron, a driver, two balls, and a nylon golf bag. DIMENSIONS: The clubs are 22 inches.

Functional Position Hand Splint

The Functional Position Hand Splint is a functional position hand splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or neurological disabilities. The splint is designed to provide support to both right or left wrist and hand. The thumb is positioned in opposition and palmar abduction. Made of low temperature plastic material low modifications can be made by dipping parts in hot water (160 degrees Fahrenheit) for 60 seconds. Minor modifications can be made with a heat gun.

Functional Positioning / Night Resting Splint

The Functional Positioning/Night Resting Splint is a functional hand position splint. Made of foam lined polyethylene plastic, the splint provides proper positioning of the wrist and thumb while enabling the fingers to rest on the extended padded hand platform. The splint provides for unobstructed radiographic readings while providing rigid cast-like protection. Standard features include three adjustment straps, a padded dorsal tongue, and a presewn cotton stockinette liner (two included). SIZES

Functional Positioning Orthosis

The Functional Positioning Orthosis is a functional hand position splint designed for use with individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. This splint is desitgned to support the wrist and thumb while allowing the fingers to rest comfortably on the extended padded platform. It in indicated for individuals post CVA or in need of post-cast fracture or post-surgery immobilization. This orthosis is made with a foam-lined, hypoallergenic, linear polyethylene plastic with a padded d

Functional Positioning Orthosis S-Series

The Functional Postitioning Orthosis S-Series is a functional position hand splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. This splint is intended to provide support to the wrist and thumb while allowing the fingers to rest comfortably on the extended padded platform. It is indicated for individuals following a CVA or requiring post-cast fracture or post-surgical immobilization. This orthosis is comprised of a foam lined, hypoallergenic, linear polyethy

Futuro Energizing Support Glove

The Futuro Energizing Support Glove is a hand and wrist support glove designed for use by individuals with arthritis or hand or wrist pain. This open-finger glove is designed for all day wear and is useful for typing, crafts, needlework, or repetitive tasks. It can be worn on the right or left hand. The strap wraps around the wrist and the fastener is secured by an adjustable Velcro strip. The glove is hand washable only and fastener should be closed before washing. SIZE: Small, medium, or large

G.g. Giraffe (Model 544)

G.G. Giraffe, model 544, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity and mobility disabilities. Adapted for use with a single switch (switch not included), this plush giraffe walks and bends her neck forward when the switch is activated. DIMENSIONS: Toy is 14 inches in height.

Game Board

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

Game Controller Adaptation

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

Gamecycle

The GameCycle is a hand-propelled bicycle exerciser system designed for use by people with stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, and other neurological, lower extremity or mobility disabilities as well as people who use wheelchairs. This system merges exercise with video games by incorporating a modified arm ergometer that interfaces with a Nintendo GameCube to allow for the control of commercially-available racing games. The GameCycle consists of a he

Gas Gadget

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

Gauntlet Glove Keyboard

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

Gear Shift Adapter (Model 107)

The Gear Shift Adapter, model 107, is an extension lever that allows the gear selector to be operated from the left hand side. The unit will not interfere with the normal operation of factory installed right handed gear selector. Mounting tools are included.

Gel Adjustable Wrist Rest

The Gel Adjustable Wrist Rest is an arm support designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities during computer use. This long rectangular rest has a rigid base supporting gel covered in non-irritating fabric. The unit is height- and tilt-adjustable. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.

Gel Filled Wrist Rest

The Gel Filled Wrist Rest is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. Designed for use with the Natural Keyboard Elite (see separate entry)curved keyboard, this wrist support is intended to reduce wrist strain while working on computers. Made of gel-filled Lycra with a round pad design, the unit features a non-skid bottom that conforms to the curve of the keyboard. DIMENSIONS (DxW): 3 x 19 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds. COLOR: Black.

Gel Foam Picture Frame

Gel Foam Picture Frame is designed for use by older individuals and individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, or stroke.  The picture frame is a heat sealed vinyl frame with a gel pocket in the front and a back pocket that allows one to insert any graphic that challenges or attracts the interest of the user. The product can be used as a learning tool or as a place to house familiar pictures.

Gel Palm Rest For Elite / Natural Keyboard (Model Swr15El)

The Gel Palm Rest for Elite/Natural Keyboard, model SWR15EL, is a keyboard palm support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. This support is intended to maintain straight wrist posture and minimize contact stress during typing. This Lycra support is intended specifically for use with the Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite (not included; see separate entry), an ergonomic keyboard. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3 x 19 inches. COLOR: Black.

Gel Tiles

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

Gel Workstation Length Palm Rest (Model Swr48)

The Gel Workstation Length Palm Rest, model SWR48, is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. Intended to reduce wrist strain while working on the computer, this gel-filled Lycra support fits in front of a standard keyboard and a mouse on the side. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 2.5 x 26.25 inches. COLOR: Black.

Gel Wrist Rest

The Gel Adjustable Wrist Rest is an arm support designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities during computer use. This long rectangular rest has a non-skid base supporting gel covered in non-irritating fabric. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.

Gelepad

The Gelepad is designed for use by individuals who sit for extended periods of time and experience pain in their elbows, arms and legs.  There is a reusable adhesive that allows the user to apply the Gelepad to the hard surfaces of vehicles, office chairs and desk. The Gelepad is hand washable and the adhesive can be restored with rubbing alcohol, delivering a long product life.

Gelflex Wrist Wrap

The Gelflex Wrist Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with upper extremity injuries or disabilities or carpal tunnel syndrome. This wrap contains a contoured polymer gel pad with mineral oil to aid in healing and improving the skin’s elasticity and reduction of scarring following carpal tunnel surgery. This wrap is designed for the right hand. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The small wrap fits wrists 5 x 6 inches, the medium wrap fits wrists

Gem Footswitch

Foot operated momentary switch with heavy die cast metal housing and nonskid base. Safety feature prevents damage to switch if excessive force used. POWER: 7 amps, 125 volt AC, 1/6 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 3 3/16 inches diameter x 1 7/32 inches high. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Gem-K Footswitch (Models Gem-K3 & Gem-K36)

Foot operated momentary switch. Vinyl cover over heavy die cast metal housing. Safety feature prevents damage to switch if excessive force applied, optional lighter spring pressure model. POWER: 7 amps, 125 volt AC, 1/6 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches diameter by 1 3/8 inches high. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

General Purpose Gripping Aid (Model Ah1)

The General Purpose Gripping Aid, model AH1, is a grasping aid for the hand designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. This device features an adjustable padded wrist strap that extends over the back of the hand. Another strap that extends from the top of the hand over the palm to the inside of the wrist can be tightened to help the user to form a fist to grasp a variety of items. The General Purpose Gripping Aid is made of heavy-duty fabric with padding, a

Genesys Series Grade 1 Cylindrical Lockset

The Genesys Series Grade 1 Cylindrical Lockset is a door lock with lever handle designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This door lock has a full length non-handed lever handle. It has a solid brass 6-pin keyway cylinder and fits doors from 1.375 to 1.75 inches thick, with fixed Thru Bolt Installation and concealed mounting screws. The housing is made from cold rolled steel and zinc dichromate finish for rust resistance with precision cast st

Gentleman Automatic Swing Door Operator

The Gentleman Automatic Swing Door Operator is a powered door operator kit designed to convert side-hinged doors to automatic doors, enabling access to those with mobility issues. The converter allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. The standard kit includes a Pneumatic opener, Hydraulic closer, Liftmaster MyQ wireless controls, Latch Release Kit, 100’ air tubing, 12 VDC Solenoid, 12 VDC Power Supply, compressor fitting, and mounting hardware. Each kit also in

Gentleman Sliding Door / Pocket Door / Window Operator

The Pocket Gentleman Door Operator is a powered pocket door kit designed to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. Although pocket doors create more space for wheel chairs, without automation, many clients are unable to operate the door for desired privacy. The operator allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. This kit includes the custom pneumatic opener integrated with track, Liftmaster MyQ wireless controls, 100 feet of air tubing, 12 VD

Gentlemouse 2.0

GentleMouse 2.0 is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive stress injuries, arthritis, or upper extremity or neurological disabilities. When the user pauses the mouse cursor to click, GentleMouse briefly displays a small, see-through window called a Trigger Window. To click, the user moves and pauses the cursor over the Trigger Window and a click is simulated. Each mouse action—-click, double-click, right-click, drag, scroll, etc.-

Geri-Sleeves

Geri-Sleeves is an arm protector designed for use by individuals with fragile skin, IV sites, or skin irritation. It provides full coverage of the arm, protecting the upper extremities from abrasions, bruises, snags and tears throughout the day. Geri-Sleeves use slight compression to aid in relieving the discomfort associated with swelling. They also help provide relief from problems such as skin breakdown and surface injuries, while protecting the palms of wheelchair patients. Made of 94 percen

Geribib

The GeriBib is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities or severe physical disabilities. Designed to cover the complete chest and lap area, this bib is intended for use with Geri-chairs with attached trays. The bib is draped over a Geri-chair to prevent liquids and food from falling between the armrests and seat cushion of the chair. The bib is made of durable polyester and cotton blend with a vinyl lining. Features include a Velcro closure that se

German Sit-On Embroidery Stand

The German Sit-on Embroidery Stand is a needlework hoop with stand designed for use by individuals with use of one hand or other upper extremity disabilities. Crafted of varnished natural beech wood, this device has a shaped sitting board attached to a stand with a round beechwood hoop with height and angle adjustment. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 15.25 inches. The hoop is 9 inches in diameter. COLOR: Natural beechwood

Gertie Ball

The Gertie Ball is a textured inflatable ball designed to be grabbed, squeezed, thrown or kicked. Made of non-toxic PVC, it inflates in seconds to different sizes with the included straw. DIMENSIONS: Available in 9-inch and 13-inch models. COLOR: Assorted metallic colors.

GestureTek Cube

The GestureTek Cube is designed for children 4-13 years of age with cognitive and learning disabilities, physical and motor disability associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and Down’s syndrome.  It is an interactive turnkey, plug and play portable interactive floor display system used to support cause and effect development, math and science. The Cube projects an image on the floor and as the users approach and interact, their movements and gestures transform the projected image

GestureTek® GroundFX™

GestureTek® GroundFX™ is designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities, physical and motor disability associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and Down’s syndrome. It produces visual effects through the projection of images onto surfaces including floors, walls, and tables. GestureTek’s® tracking system continuously detects body position which allows for real-time interaction between clients and projected image. Step on pools of water to create ripples. Or s

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart is designed for clients with limited mobility as a result of spinal cord injury, neurological impairments as well as for clients who have been placed on limited physical activity.  It is a mobile solution that provides over 25 different applications and delivers them to clients in multiple locations of facility (i.e. hospital rooms, atriums, lounge, etc). With this complete mobile solution featuring over 50 immersive applications, clients have the opportunity t

Get A Grip

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

Getting Yourself Dry

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY PURPOSE: To provide methods of drying after bathing for seniors and individuals with arthritis, mobility disabilities, and other physical disabilities. Suggestions include substituting a terry cloth robe for a traditional towel and cutting a large stip of towelling and attaching web or cloth loop handles to create a towel with hand grips. Cutting the bottom off a robe creates a "bath jacket" to reduce chilling when bathing takes some time. Attaching a terry cloth pouch over

Gewa Ftb 108 Enlarged Keyboard

The GEWA FTB 108 is an enlarged keyboard for personal computers. The keyboard has 108 keys which can be used with a low amount of force; the enlarged keys corresponds to the standard keyboard keys. The keys are recessed so that they can not be pressed unintentionally. Operation delay and repetition rate functions can be set to limit the number of wrong keystrokes. A "keep-function" allows one-finger typists to activate the CRTL and ALT keys one at a time rather than simultaneously. A programmabl

Gewa Metb 121 Reduced Size Keyboard

The GEWA METB 121 is a reduced size keyboard for personal computers. The keyboard has 121 keys which each correspond to the standard keyboard. Operation delay and repetition rate functions can be adjusted to minimize the number of wrong keystrokes. A "keep-function" allows one-finger typists to activate the CRTL and ALT keys one at a time rather than simultaneously. A built-in memory enables the user to store frequently used phrases and long commands. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM PS/1, PS/2, AT

Gewa Page Turner

Gewa Page Turner is an automatic page turning system that can accomodate most textbooks, paperbacks, magazines, and smaller newspapers, of maximum size 12 x 9 inches, and 2 inches thick. A built-in clamp attaches the Page Turner to support item, and unit can be tilted for bed reading. A rubber roller manipulates pages forward and backward, singly or continuously, with no adjustments necessary for size, texture or style of document. Options of multi-switch or single switch controls are available

Giant 4 In A Row

Giant 4 In A Row is a giant game board game designed for use by children and adults of all ages. It can be played in many different positions. Positioned on the floor, it can be played while users are in a side sitting, kneeling or half kneeling position. Players can also play with it while sitting on a therapy ball or T stool. When the game is positioned on a table top, it becomes an activity aimed at improving players upper extremity range of motion and shoulder stability. Single players can u

Giant Calculator

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

Giant Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La308)

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

Gimpgear Roughneck Dual Pushbutton Switches

RoughNeck Dual Pushbutton Switches are touch switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These feather-touch switches provide auditory feedback, allowing users without sensation in their hands to hear successful activation. The switches are rugged and can be used on wheelchair armrests and other demanding applications. The switches are compact enough to imbed into wheelchair armrest foam. DIMENSIONS: 2.3 x 1.38 x 0.8 inches.

Gimpgear Roughneck Single Button Switch

The GimpGear RoughNeck Single Pushbutton Switch is a buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This feather-touch switch provides auditory feedback, which allows users without sensation in their hands to hear successful activation. The switch is rugged for use on wheelchair armrests and other demanding locations, and can be imbedded into wheelchair armrest foam. It can also be used as a head switch when properly mounted.

Gimpgear Ultra-Precision Usb Joystick Mouse & Pc Game Controller

The GimpGear Ultra-Precision USB Joystick Mouse and PC Game Controller is a joystick mouse interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This digital joystick utilizes differential magnetic fields without any mechanical parts to provide smooth operation. A sticky rubber joystick wrap prevents slipping. The user rests a hand passively over the teardrop shaped joystick handle for mouse pointer control. The unit has three large built-

Gingher Spring-Action Knife-Edge Dressmaker's Shears

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

Girth Tightener

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

Glacier The Polar Bear (Model 914)

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

Glitter Roll Music Box & Switch (Model 696)

The Glitter Roll Music Box and Switch, (model 696), is a rotating cylinder switch and adapted music box designed to provide multi-sensory stimulation for children with physical, cognitive and/or sensory disabilities. The clear cylindrical roller contains a potpourri of sparkling shapes which, when rotated, activates the music box. The cylinder is mounted on a white plastic base with suction cup feet. The device can also be used as an external capability switch without music when connected to a t

Glo Worm With Switch (Model 8014)

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

Glow Dome (Model 7501)

The Glow Dome, model 7501, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical or spinal cord injury. Users can color on the dome with one of six brightly-colored glow markers and then activate a connected capability switch (not included) to cause lights to flash, the pictures to glow, and the dome to rotate at adjustable speeds. The set includes six glow markers, two drawing surfaces, and two starter scenes. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSION

Glow In The Dark Gripper (Model 16H162A)

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

Glow Switch

The Glow Switch is a touch switch designed for use for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and low vision. The domed shape and the backlit surface aid in locating the switch. The dome remains lit until the switch is pressed. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: The outer diameter of the dome is 4.5 inches.

Glowing Goo Tube (Model 3043)

The Glowing Goo Tube, model 3043, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activate a connected capability switch (not included) and the goo-filled tube rotates while music plays and a powerful light illuminates the goo flow. Activation time is adjustable from 0 to 50 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 10 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches.

Glowing Seahorse With Switch

The Glowing Seahorse with Switch is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This soft toy has a glowing light on its tummy and plays eight soft melodies and ocean sounds when the attached capability switch (included) is activated. Activating the switch a second time turns the toy off. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11 x 6 x 4.5 inches.

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 Go Dump Truck (Model 329)

The Go Go Dump Truck, model 329, is a switch-operated remote control toy designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. This toy truck comes with a play set consisting of three boulders and two barricades. The truck is operated with a radio remote control, which can be connected to a capability switch (not included). POWER: Truck uses 3 double-A batteries; remote control uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 9 x 4.5 inches. COLORS: Red an

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

Goldtouch Gel Filled Mousing Platform

The Goldtouch Gel Filled Mousing Platform is a mouse pad designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. This mouse pad allows the user to mouse in greater comfort with less risk of contact stress on the nerves in the lower hand and wrist. When using a standard or vertical mouse, the unit's soft gel protects the wrist and hand from otherwise contacting a harder work surface. Its gentle slope and curvature help the user achieve a more neutral posture and keep the mouse on a similar p

Golf Club Tube

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation of a golf club for a child with mobility and severe physical disabilities. The child has limited movement in swinging a golf club from his wheelchair even with assistance. The child's mother had observed a teacher using a long plastic pipe with students to roll a golf ball through a target. The adaptation had a straight tube, which would not work well with this particular child. The parents bought several sections of 2 x

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 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 Utensil Strap

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

Good Use Microdesk (Regular, Step, And Compact Models)

The Good Use Microdesk is a writing board designed for use by individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This device enables access to a computer keyboard while working with papers or books. It improves posture and is helpful for people with poor posture, neck or back pain, or heavy paper demands associated with simultaneous computer work. The transparent acrylic surface enables the user to see the keyboard while providing support for the forearms. Suitable for right- or left-hande

Google Keyboard Shortcuts

Google Keyboard Shortcuts are a keyboard modification program designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities who cannot use a mouse to navigate through Web search results. These Shortcuts allow the user to explore search results quickly without taking their hands from the keyboard to use the mouse. After a search is performed, the user begins with the "K" key, located under the right middle finger. Press "K" once to bring up the colorful balls and then as needed to move dow

Google Voice Search Demo

Google Voice Search Demo is a voice input Web browser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This system enables users to telephone an automated voice search system to obtain Google Web search results. The user calls the system at 650-318-0165 and at the prompt "Say Your Search Keywords" speaks his/her query to the system. Once this is complete, the system notifies the user that the results are ready and clicking a link on http://labs1.google.com/gvs.html opens a new

Gooseneck Feeding Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Gooseneck holder for spoon to provide resistance against uncontrollable arm movements. A gooseneck with an angle clamp can be purchased. A lock-on accessory with a push button release is attached to the end of the gooseneck and silver brazed to the eating utensil to be used. In the example described a T bar handle was also brazed onto the end of the utensil to provide better support for a person with uncontrolable movement. A commercially available laz

Gooshy Switch (Models 634, 635, & 636)

The Gooshy Switch is a touch switch designed for us by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large switch has a durable, squeezable, pillow-like top with a sparkling surface. Model 634 is a momentary switch that activates a connected toy or device while pressed. Model 635 adds vibration when the switch is activated. Model 636 provides lights, music, and vibration and can be used with a connected device or alone as a sensory toy. power: Uses two double-A batteries

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

Gore Reading Stand (Model 1-03210-00)

The Gore Reading Stand, model 1-03210-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision for holding reading material at the proper distance, or by individuals with physical disabilities who have difficulty holding a book. This bookholder fastens to most table top surfaces by means of a clamp. Its jointed metal arm permits a wide range of adjustment. The bookholder is also easily disassembled for compact storage and carrying. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Bookrack portion is 16.

Gorilla Gripper

The Gorilla Gripper is a construction materials carrier designed for use by individuals with use of one hand or upper extremity arthritis or disabilities. This device is designed to enable one person to carry heavy sheet goods such as plywood, drywall, particleboard, melamine, tempered glass and granite from the top, using only one hand. The gripper works by clamping onto the top center of the material, creating a sturdy temporary handle for the person who is carrying it. This device uses the i

Grab-It (Model 2309)

The Grab-It, model 2309, is a switch-controlled toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The goal of this arcade-style game is to grab small toys and other prizes out of a tank with a mechanical claw before time is up. The toy has been adapted to make it possible to control the claw and grab the prizes using large colorful plates with arrows. This toy comes with 48 prizes (small toys and coins) and features a timed arcade soundtrack that lets the pla

Grabber

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

Grabzi

Grabzi is designed for use by individuals with involuntary upper extremity movements associated with cerebral palsy or tremors.  It offers a secure anchor point for one hand allowing the user to focus on the free hand.  This in turn enables useful functional tasks to be undertaken.

Granny Jo Shawl

The Granny Jo Shawl is a shoulder warmer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or difficulty lifting their arms over their heads. This shawl drapes over the shoulders to provide a lightweight shoulder covering. COLOR: Pink.

Granny Jo T-Shirt

The Granny Jo T-shirt is a woman's T-shirt designed for use by women who have difficulty dressing or have limited arm movement. Designed to be put on or taken off without going over the head, this shirt wraps in the front or back. It has elbow length sleeves. It is made of 100 percent cotton knit fabric and is machine washable. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Navy.

Grasp Switch

The Grasp Switch is a squeeze switch designed to be activated by pinching or squeezing for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The tube-shaped switch features a foam hand grip that is soft to the touch while providing firm support. Activation requires 11 ounces of pressure. There is no auditory or tactile feedback provided. DIMENSIONS: The switch is 5.5 inches long and 1.4 inches diameter.

Grasp Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Squeeze switch used to activate tape player or battery operated toy can encourage child to develop grasping skills. Switch is constructed using a 3 inch section of 3/8 inch copper pipe, 4 copper U brackets, conductor wire, a subminiature plug and foam rubber strips. Includes diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Soldering. AUTHOR: Burkhart, L J TITLE: More Homemade Battery Devices for Severely Handicapped Children with Suggested Activities REF: Millville, Pennsyl

Grasp Without Hands.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Forceps modified to be mouth operated by a quadriplegic client, allowing items to be picked up. Used to operate stereo controls, cooking, doing jigsaw puzzles and picking up small items (i.e. taking cookies from a jar). Describes modification to surgical sponge forceps, including a molded mouthpiece made by a dental technician from an impression of the client's teeth made by a dentist. Also describes a holder for the "mouthforceps." Includes photograph

Grasping Aid For Paddle

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with only an index finger and a thumb on her right hand to paddle a dragon boat. The aid has gone through several iterations, Initiallythe design consisted of a T-shaped piece of wetsuit fabric. The bar of the T wrapped around the wrist and was secured with Velcro. The leg of the T wrapped over the hand and the paddle and then was secured to the wristband, also with Velcro. However, when the material became wet, it stretched and came off. The n

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

Gravity Feed Cup (Model 16T177A)

The Gravity Feed Cup, model 16T177A, is a gravity assisted cup designed for use by individuals who have difficulty drinking. This eight-ounce cup assists with drinking using gravity. Liquid intake is controlled by adjusting the position of the cup. A caregiver can position the cup to the desired level as the user sips the liquid through L-shaped straws inserted in the connector near the bottom of the cup. Twelve straws are included and replacements are available in supermarkets. This cup is hand

Gray Perforated Neoprene Wrist (Models 9008)

The Gray Perforated Neoprene Wrist, model 9008, is a wrist splint designed to provide wrist support and stability without impairing dexterity or flexibility. Available for the right or left hand, this brace is fabricated of neoprene laminated to knitted nylon on the interior and exterior and features a plastic insert on the tension strap for support and pressure-sensitive hook closure. SIZES: One size fits most. DIMENSIONS: The neoprene is 1/8-inch thick. COLOR: Gray.

Great Games

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

Great Grips

Great Grips are door knob or faucet covers designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or little or no manual dexterity or strength to open doors or turn faucets. These soft thermoplastic sleeves slip over existing rounded door knobs or faucets. Made of a soft latex-free material, they have a smooth surface to assist in turning. OPTIONS: Built-in AgION antimicrobial, a combination of silver ions bonded to a ceramic material called zeolite; built-in glow-in-the-dark cry

Griffin Mouthstick Stylus

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

Grip And Puff Switch (Model 700, 700-X)

The Grip and Puff Switch is both a squeeze switch and a pneumatic puff switch designed for individuals with physical disabilities. The vinyl grip, a rubber cylindrical air bellows is connected by a tube to a switching unit. Grasping the cylinder and exerting slight pressure activates the switching unit, which functions as a regular switch. The grip can also be removed and used as a puff switch. This product comes with a standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and

Grip Bar And Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest with hand grips for a child with cerebral palsy. Instructions for building a book rest with hand grips. Consists of a base of 10 by 20 inch plywood; a book rest of 1 by 1 by 9 inch softwood; and two end pieces (1 by 3 by 4 inches) with holes drilled in them to take a 20 inch long 3/4 inch dowel. Includes drawings and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, En

Grip Handle Button/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28616)

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

Grip Switch

The Grip Switch is a squeeze switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pneumatic switch activates with a slight squeezing pressure on the grip (five grips in different sizes are included to accommodate growth, change in ability, or multiple users). The switch can be used with any switch-adapted toy or appliance equipped with a 1/8th-inch jack. DIMENSIONS: All grips are four inches long. They range in diameter from 3/8 inch to .75 inch. COLOR: The grips are fi

Grip Switch Kit (Model 701)

The Grip Switch Kit is a squeeze switch accessory for individuals who have physical disabilities. It consists of colored tubular grips designed to be interchangeable with the grip on the standard Grip and Puff Switch (model 700, see separate entry). Each kit comes with 5 grips. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 4 inches in length, with varying diameters between 3/8 to 3/4 inches.

Grip Tilt Switch Kit (Model 998-K)

The Grip Tilt Switch Kit , model 998-K, is a grip switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This kit includes four soft tube switches that activate connected devices when held upright. DIMENSIONS: 5/8 inch, 0.75 inch, 7/8 inch, and 1 1/8 inch in diameter.

Grip-All, The (Model F73600-0000)

The Grip-All, model F73600-0000, is designed to enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to hold items, such as eating and writing utensils or toothbrushes, independently. A utensil or grooming aid is placed in the gripping coil at the end of this device, creating a built-up handle. This durable dishwasher-safe plastic tube comprises two pieces connected by a toothed rim which controls the gripping action as one half is turned and the other held. A split plastic

Grip-It Floor Stand

Gripable Comfortable Cutlery

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

Grippables

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

Gripper Water Faucet Handle (Model 003)

The Gripper Water Faucet Handle, model 003, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, or use of only one hand. This turner attaches over existing tap handles, giving users a gripping area with more leverage. The device features red and blue color-coded indicators that identify hot and cold valves, and two separate grip locks that are compatible with most valve and spigot handles are included. COLOR: White

Grippersnapper & Crayons And Grippersnapper & Paintbrush

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

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

Grow To Pro Learn To Hit Baseball

The Grow to Pro Learn to Hit Baseball is a bat and ball game designed for use by children three years of age and up with neurological, perceptual, or eye-hand coordination disabilities. The set includes a child-sized bat, a beginners tethered ball, a standard ball, and an easy-catch Velcro mitt. The beginners ball is attached to a string with a large plastic anchor spike at one end. The spike is anchored in the ground, and a parent or another player throws the ball down the string to the batter.

Guitar Hero Controller (Model 4065)

The Guitar Hero Controller, model 4065,is a modified game controller designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This tabletop control center enables users to play five colored buttons in sync with the musical notes. This controller has a select button, an up arrow to select the song, and a start/stop button. An easy beginner level allows the user to hit any colored button to go to the beat of the music without having to follow a pattern. The guitar is f

Guitar Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with good finger control but limited arm strength to play the guitar. The guitar has a two-inch Velcro strip bonded to the guitar that can be locked on to a mating Velcro band around the leg, preventing the guitar from slipping from the correct position. The user's right arm has a support, also of Velcro, attached to the wheelchair armrest that fully supports the arm. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLE

Guitar Modification

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation for a guitar for an individual with left side hemiplegia in arm and leg due to stroke. An individual was a self-taught and lover of playing the guitar experienced a stroke that resulted in a left side hemiplegia in his arm and leg making the muscles on this side of his body weak. He had to learn how to walk again which he does with a cane. This also meant, he was no longer able to play the guitar because of the weakness

Gumball Switch

Gumdrop Switch is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays or neurological involvement.  The Gum Drop switch is a light weight, compact inclusive enabling device which can be positioned anywhere on the body.  It includes a polyvinyl covered switch, touch-fastener strap and storage tray.

Gumball Switch (Models 782B, 782G, 782P, 782R & 782Y)

The Gumball Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, this switch has a detachable mounting base and provides audible and tactile feedback. A clear plastic cover is included. DIMENSIONS: The activation surface is 2.5 inches, the base is 3.25 inches, and the switch is 0.75-inch high. COLOR: Available in blue, green, purple, red, or yellow.

Gus! Dwell Cursor

Gus! Dwell Cursor is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The program emulates left and right clicks, double click, adjustable drag sensitivity, as well as offering the choice of auditory feedback. This software utilizes dwelling, a feature that enables the user to move the cursor over an item to be "clicked" ans have the cursor automatically activate the click. The cursor activation time can be set from 0.5 to 4 seconds. The program's toolb

Gus! Joystick Control

Gus! Joystick Control is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This program enables a common gaming joystick or game pad to control the cursor in the same way a mouse does. The trigger and fire buttons are converted to mouse click buttons. The user can select which joystick button issues a left or right click or performs an automatic button action (single, double, or drag) after a selected delay period. Joystick/cursor movement sensitivity is

Gus! Scanning Cursor

Gus! Scanning Cursor is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This program moves the cursor and provides an interface to activate mouse buttons using one or two switches. Provided functions include mouse movement, click, double click, and drag using one or two switches or the left click mouse button. This program features adjustable scanning speed and auto scanning menus to access menu items such as file, open/close, etc. Automatic scanning

Gus! Word Prediction

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

Gym-Ring

Gym-Rings are tubular, plastic rings designed for gross motor activities such as ring toss or exercises for the hands, fingers, and arms. The rings may be combined with Theraband (see separate entry) or used to keep balles stable and in place. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches in diameter. COLOR: Red, yellow, blue, and green.

Gymnic Plus

Gymnic Plus balls are exercise ballsand inflatable balance training devices designed for use by children and adults with balance, neurological, upper extremity, or lower extremity disabilities. Available in a range of sizes for balance, stretching, strengthening, or aerobic exercises, these balls are pump-inflatable and firmness can be adjusted by increasing or decreasing inflation. They are made of a burst-resistant material and resist tearing when punctured. OPTIONS: Power pump ball pump. DIME

Gyration Go Pro 2.4 Ghz Optical Air Mouse

The Gyration Go Pro 2.4 GHz Optical Air Mouse is a wireless mouse designed for use by individuals with repetitive strain injury. This mouse operates on the desk or in the air, using multi-channel radio frequency (RF) technology with a 100-foot range. It has a miniature USB dongle receiver, a clickable scroll wheel, two user-programmable buttons, and a SWIPES button for motion activated control and effects. The mouse comes with GyroTools Professional media and presentation control software for Wi

Gyroset

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a wireless headset wheelchair control system for individuals with severe disabilities and/or quadriplegia. Individuals who are paralyzed from the neck down have a limited number of options to control their wheelchairs (i.e., joysticks, sip and puff tubes). Márton Juhász and Now Technologies, a Hungarian firm, have developed the GyroSet, an Android tablet-powered system that allows a person to use head movements to guide a powered wheelchair

H-18 Magic Arm

The H-18 Magic Arm is a mounting kit for tablet computers, communicators, or ebooks, an adjustable ebook holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-18 includes the Super-Clamp which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables; and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices or tablets such as the Auggie or Super-Auggi

H-32 Switch Poser

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

H-36 Ipad/tablet Combo Stand

The H-36 iPad/Tablet Combo Stand is a stand for tablet computer and a keyboard tray designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. This lightweight, flexible, rugged and versatile stand holds both a keyboard and an iPad/tablet. The keyboard trays are designed at a steep angle which reduces head-bobbing. The individual parts (iPad/tablet shelf and keyboard trays) are attached by Super-Velcro so the users can adjust the parts themselve

H-36 Tablet Stand

The H-36 Tablet Stand is a stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. Three versions of the H-36 stand are available: Fixed-angle Tablet Stand, Variable-angle Tablet Super-Stand, and Tall Tablet Stand. These stands are designed for use with the Apple iPad, Auggie, other tablets, and alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices. Each stand comes with a Stick & Suck white disk on the bottom

H-46 Scanover (Scanning Voiceover Switch Interface)

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

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

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

H-50 Ipad Mini Leather Carry Case

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

H-54-Usb Mini-Switchport For Usb

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

H-56 Ipad Ultimate Ii Case

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

H-57 Mini-Arm For All Ipads

The H-57 Mini-Arm is a stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. The H-57 is designed for use with the Apple iPad and other tablets. It includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without a case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH). The user can select a standard, tall, or tall and wide ATH. The tablet can be removed from the holde

H-61 Tablet Bumper Case

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

H-64 Ipad Ultimate Carry Case

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

H-68 Scan-5

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

H-70 Digital Switch Timer

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

H-79 Tablet Floor Stand

The H-79 Tablet Floor Stand is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. The stand comes in two sizes - short and tall - and with or without a counter-weighted, microphone-style boom. The short version with the boom is for people that are on the floor and unable to stand or sit up. This version positions the tablet up to 30 inches up from the floor, or all the way down right next to it. The tall ver

H-80 Short Arm

The H-80 Short Arm is stand for tablet computer and an adjustable ebook holder designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-80 includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices/tablets such as Auggie/Super-Auggie (see separate entries), Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon Kindle. The user

H-86: Capacitive Headpointer

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

H-87 Ipad Vo (Voiceover) Controller

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

H-88 Tablet Handpointer

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

H-91 Ipad Mini Ultimate Ii Case

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

H-92 Phone Holder

The H-92 Phone Holder is a cell phone holder and tablet computer mounting system designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity, grasping and mobility disabilities, individuals with use of one hand, and wheelchair users. The Phone Holder’s gel case attaches to the “Quick Connect” lever which screws into the end of a Short, Mini, Articulating, Magic Arm or Super Clamp (see separate entries). The screw size is 1/4-20. The Phone Holder expands from 1.625 to 4.5 inches. The “Quick-Con

Hair Dryer Stand

The Hair Dryer Stand is a hair dryer holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This unit holds most blow dryer models and has a height-adjustable, flexible gooseneck that bends to position the dryer where needed. DIMENSIONS: Telescopes from 27 to 39 inches tall. The base is 7 inches in diameter.

Hair Washing Tray (Model 1665)

The Hair Washing Tray, model 16665, is a shampoo basin designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or who use wheelchairs. Recommended for individuals 5 years old and older, this plastic unit assists caregivers in shampooing the hair of individuals who use wheelchair or cannot shampoo independently. The unit features a built-in neck opening, water drain channel, and a strap that fits under the arms to hold the tray in place. The neck opening offers support and reduces strain when

Hairbrush Card Holder

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

Hal 2000 Home Control System

HAL 2000 Home Control System is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It enables the user to control any number of lights, appliances, and other devices through a computer using voice input. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off, and the user can set schedules, with voice commands delivered via telephone or computer-connected microphone. Commands can also be deliver

Hal Basic Home Control System

HAL Basic Home Control System is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It allows the user to control lighting, appliances, and other devices through a computer with voice input, which is received by the computer via microphone. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off by voice command, or the user can set schedules by voice. When commands are carried out, the program p

Hal Deluxe Home Control System

HAL Deluxe is an environmental control unit program designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, and upper extremity disabilities. It enables the user to control lights, appliances, and other devices through a computer using voice input. Lighting and appliances can be turned on and off, and the user can set schedules, with voice commands delivered via telephone or a microphone connected to the computer. When commands are carried out, the program provides

Half-Qwerty One-Handed And Two-Handed Keyboard

The Half-Qwerty One-Handed and Two-Handed Keyboard is a one-handed keyboard designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, hemiplegia, carpal tunnel syndrome on one side, and other disabilities of the hand. This keyboard can also be used in conjunction with a braille dispaly by people with blindness or low vision. This full keyboard has a standard QWERTY layout that allows one-handed typing with either hand as well as standard two-handed typing. For one-handed typing, the user places

Hammer Splint

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with finger amputation to use a hammer. An Orthoplast (see separate entry) splint is softened in warm water and molded to the user's arm. A long-handled hammer is positioned along the splint; when the splint hardens, two holes are drilled through the splint and the hammer handle. Bolts are placed through the holes to secure the hammer to the splint. Two Velcro bands provide additional stability and a Velcro loop near the hammer head provides a l

Hammock Wheelchair Armrest

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable hammock armrest for patients needing arm support and positioning while using a wheelchair. Describes construction of a wheelchair armrest made of a steel rod, heavy cloth and a wheelchair bracket for an overhead rod. The armrest can change the angle of elevation to 15 degrees from horizontal, and can be swung out of the way for transfers. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. Sewing. AUTHOR: Salo, R E TITLE: Hammock Wheelchair Armrest JOURNAL: Amer

Hand & Wrist Support

The Hand & Wrist Support provides firm support. The lightweight pull-on brace is made of surgical elastic and features seamless knit edges for support and comfort. SIZES: Medium and large.

Hand for Cutting Food

Hand for Cutting Food is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputations to assist with eating tasks.

Hand Held Pill Crusher

The Hand Held Pill Crusher is a pill crusher designed to assist individuals with limited hand strength, swallowing disabilities or arthritis to crush medications from pill(s) into powder to facilitate swallowing them. Made of heavy duty plastic, this device has a shallow cavity on one side of a hinge and a cylindrical protrusion on the other side that fits into the cavity. Handles extend from each part. Pills are placed in the cavity, and the user closes the handles to crush the pills into a po

Hand Positioning Cones 7A Series

The Hand Positioning Cones (HPC) models 7A.1 to 7A.4 are hand cones and visual body orientation aids designed for use by individuals with perceptual motor problems to improve head and trunk alignment and balance, prevent or counter abnormal wrist and arm rotation and erratic movement. The cones are made of cushioned wood with stud and includes a washable cover, Snap On-Off Surface Anchor with insert, and a Poly-Lock Mounting Pad with adhesive Backing. Models 7A.3 and 7A.4 are horizontally mounte

Hand Splint

Hand splints. Vinyl coated aluminum, with or without foam padding. Variety of forearm and cock up wrist splints, and whole hand platform splints.

Hand Splint 7 Inch (Model 08357)

The Hand Splint, 7 Inch, model 08357, is a hand orthosis designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This splint is made of elastic with aluminum spoon for added support and is available for the right or left hand. SIZE: Small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: White

Hand Support

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To support an arm paralyzed following a stroke. A This plastic cone, roughly the shape of the inside of a relaxed hand, is slung on an elastic band attached to an adjustable Velcro belt. The hand splint is held to the arm with a Velcro band and shaped so as to grip the cone. TITLE: The Hand Support. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/handsupport.htm. REF: The originator, Tom Jeary, can be contacted at tlj@golden.net.

Hand Switch (Model Tah-180)

The Hand Switch, model TAH-180, is a ribbon switch call signal designed for bed patients to signal for help or assistance by flexing or squeezing. These sealed vinyl switches require an operating force of 0.5 pounds and are normally-open, momentary-contact switches. DIMENSIONS: Switch is 2 x 5 x 0.375 inches. COLOR: White.

Hand Therapy Station With Shelf Unit (Model 74-110)

The Hand Therapy Station with Shelf Unit, model 74-110, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for use in therapy settings. The laminate top table comes with a detached three- shelf laminate storage unit. OPTION: Table without shelf unit. IMENSIONS (HxDxW): The table is 31 x 20 x 45 inches and the shelf is 30.5 x 20 x 20 inches. The laminate top is 1 1/8 inches thick. COLOR: Natural wood finish.

Hand Therapy Table (Model 561168)

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

Hand Utility Cuffs

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual without fingers or without the use of hands to use a variety of tools and implements. The cuffs are made from Velcro with a canvas pocket. They are fastened in place by gripping the D-ring at one end with the teeth and rolling the Velcro together under the chin. The canvas pocket, open on one end, then holds pens, pencils, eating utensils, pliers, etc. TITLE: Hand Utility Cuffs. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions

Handhugger Blacklead Pencil

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

Handicap Placeard Hanger

The Handicap Placard Hanger is designed to fasten safely and securely to the rear-view mirror. It is designed to eliminate stretching and twisting of the back and neck muscles to hang the handicap tag. The "J hook" easily slides around the rear view mirror attachment arm. The Placard Hanger is designed to stay cool even in scorching hot interiors in the middle of the summer. It can be installed on any vehicle.

Handisizer

The Handisizer is a finger and had exercuser designed for use by individuals with disabilities of the hand. This three-in-one device performs a variety of exercise functions and can be used to increase grip and hand/eye coordination. Latex resistance bands in extra heavy, heavy, medium, and light are included (three of each strength). OPTIONS: A set of 12 replacement bands is available.

Handle-R

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

Handminder

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

Hands Free Book Stand (Model 25014)

The Hands Free Book Stand, model 25014, is a book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This steel book stand has five adjustable angle positions and accommodates soft cover and hard cover books of all sizes. It has a glossy, baked enamel finish and folds flat for storage and travel. Its four non-slip padded feet protect furniture from scratching. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.8 x 7.2 x 7.8 inches when folded flat.

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.

Hands Free Umbrella Holder

The Brella Bag Hands Free Umbrella Holder is designed for one-handed individuals, those confined to a wheelchair, or for those with upper extremity disabilities who have trouble holding an umbrella to keep them dry while in a wheelchair or in the garden. Lightweight. Deep pouch to hold either a straight or curved umbrella shaft. Features an adjustable strap that wraps around the neck and shoulder. The back strap has a belt loop used to hold the bag more securely. It also features a convenient sn

Hands-Free Faucet Controller

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to operate a faucet. The faucet controller attached to a shower head will convert any faucet to hands-free operation. The foot controls both water frow and temperature. This easy to install assistive device offers temperature memory, scald protection, hand sanitation and saves water and energy. For more detailed information, contact the originator. TITLE: The Hands-Free Faucet Controller. WEB SITE: Worksh

Hands-Free Hair Dryer Stand 2000 (Model 6475)

The Hands-Free Hair Dryer Stand 2000, model 6475, is a hair dryer holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This free-standing device features a v-shaped base that can be placed on a table or counter top, and a flexible gooseneck that can adjusted to any angle from its tabletop base. The stand holds the hair dryer (not included) in a foam- padded clamp at the top of the flexible gooseneck. The dryer is then stabilized, leaving the hands free to manipu

Hands-On Buddy Button

The Hands-On Buddy Button is a touch switch designed to provide visual cues for individuals who have difficulty locating the surface of a single switch to press for activation. These switches can be used to operate switch-adapted appliances and toys and include a non-slip rubber base. SIZES: Available in regular and large (comparable to the Buddy Button and the Big Buddies, see separate entries). COLOR: Bright yellow with a black handprint on the surface.

HandSteady Mug

HandSteady Mug is a cup with a rotatable handle designed for use by individuals with hand tremors, arthritis, weakness or limited dexterity. Is helps to reduce spills and makes drinking easier. While drinking a hot beverage, the rotatable handle keeps fingers from being burned.  The rotating handle means you can lift it to your lips without twisting your wrist, tilting your head, or raising your elbow. It stays upright and steady if the user’s hands shake. It can be used in a reclined position a

Hapla Fleecy Foam

Hapla Fleecy Foam is splint material padding designed for use in splints and orthotics. This soft, self-adhesive medical-grade open-cell foam can be used to line splints or to cushion pressure areas to prevent skin breakdown and increase comfort. DIMENSIONS: 3/16 x 9 x 18 inches.

Hapla Fleecy Web

Hapla Fleecy Web is splint material padding designed for use in splints and orthotics. This soft, self-adhesive material has a slightly raised felt surface and can be stretched in one direction to make it more conforming. This cotton material can be used to line splints, especially around the thumb, or to cushion pressure areas to prevent skin breakdown and increase comfort. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 16 inches.

Happy Cow (Model 3063)

The Happy Cow, model 3063, is a switch- or touch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When the cow's hoof is squeezed or an attached capability switch (not included) is activated, this plush cow bounces up and down. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches high. COLOR: Black and white.

Happy Duck

Happy Duck is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program is designed for early language development and switch training. The program contains 45 line drawings of everyday objects, animals, and vehicles. Users can choose to color all or some of these images with one switch press or several. Coloring is accompanied with sound effects and a final sound reward

Happy Switch (Model 14)

The Happy Switch, model 14, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This large-surface switch has a smiling face on the switch surface and requires a light touch for activation.DIMENSIONS (WxH): 4.5 x 1 inches. COLOR: Yellow with black details

Harbor Breeze

Harbor Breeze is designed for use by children with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays or Down’s syndrome. It can be used teach about cause and effect, develop sensory awareness and encourage listening skills. Users press the blue switch and the red windmill blade starts to spin while the top lights up. Feel a cool breeze and hear upbeat music and harbor sounds – waves crashing, seagulls calling and bell buoys rin

Harris Hemi Sling (Model 326)

The Harris Hemi Sling, model 326, is an arm sling designed to provide comfort and support at the shoulder, hand, and arm areas. Designed with closed end elbow and wrist cuffs, this H-type front harness has a back pad support with two lower straps attaching to the cuffs in front. SIZE: One size, adjustable; for left and right.

Harry Hiccers (Model 8064)

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

Hat Holder Head Support

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

Haws Barrier-Free Drinking Fountain (Model 2405)

The Haws Barrier-Free Drinking Fountain, model 2405, is an accessible fountain designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, and all wheelchair users. This wall-mounted unit is designed to be installed above a wheelchair access area in public or private indoor settings such as schools, office buildings and shopping malls. The exterior is made of 18-gauge Type 304 stainless steel with a satin finish. The bubbler head is brass with chrome-plating,

Haws Barrier-Free Electric Water Cooler (Model H1119.8)

The Barrier-Free Electric Water Cooler, model H1119.8, is an accessible fountain designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wall-mounted unit is designed for public or private indoor settings such as schools, office buildings and shopping malls. It features two water fountains - an upper unit for people who can stand and a lower unit that extends further from the wall and is intended for use by people who use wheelchairs. The unit’s MTG

Head Control Switch

The Head Control Switch is a head position switch designed for use by children and adults with disabilities. The switch is activated by being tilted and can be mounted on the head or another body part.

Head Pointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to perform a variety of tasks. The headpiece for this pointer is adapted from a safety helmet liner and is adjustable to fit a variety of head sizes. The device features additional padding at the forehead for comfort and an adjustable chin strap. The aluminum pointer can be fitted with an end clamp to hold a variety of attachments for different tasks. DIMENSIONS: The pointer is 360 millimeters long. TITLE: Tried and Test

Head Pointer (Models 32370 & 32371)

The Head Pointer is a headwand designed for use by people with physical disabilities. Two fully-adjustable models are available which consist of a head harness, chin strap, and pointer designed to hold its position once it is adjusted. SIZE: Model 32370 is an adult size and Model 32371 fits children. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Head Pointer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Custom made head pointer for children. Detailed instructions are provided for fabricating an adjustable head pointer using thermoplastics. It requires approximately an hour of time plus materials. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. Plastics. AUTHOR:Jewell, Kaaren. TITLE: A Custom-Made Head Pointer for Children. REF: Journal article: The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 1989, Vol 43, No 7, pp 456-460. 1989.

Head Pointers (Models Ad-1, Ad-2, & Ad-3)

The Head Pointers use the chin rather than the forehead as a point of reference for the pointer. They have a soft tip for use with tablet computers, smart phones or other touchscreen devices. The Standard Pointer (model AD-1) may be individually fitted to head sizes ranging from 20 to 25 inches in circumference. The "Tiny Tot" (AD-2) can fit head circumferences from 17 to 20 inches. Model AD-3 has a hook-and-loop closure. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches long. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Head Stick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with severe physical disabilities to operate a computer, dial a phone, turn pages, and perform other tasks. This device was constructed using a cut down bicycle helmet. An additional band of rubber was installed to provide comfort and achieve proper fit. The pointer is a firm quarter-inch rubber-tipped metal rod rigidly attached to the side of the helmet and angled so the pointer tip is central to the user's eyesight. The rod is necessar

Head Switch Kit

The Head Switch Kit provides all the materials for making a tilt-activated switch. The switch can be mounted on the head or other body parts, and is activated when tilted.

Headband Switch

Headband Switch consists of an adjustable headband equipped with a switch that has a small paddle for a lever. The paddle rests on the forehead; raising the forehead muscles activates the switch. The paddle must be taped to the forehead. The switch has a 3.5 mm plug. WEIGHT: 2 ounces.

Headmouse Extreme

HeadMouse Extreme is an mouse emulator designed to provide full mouse control of computers for people without use of their hands, but who have good head control. It operates from the top of a computer monitor, laptop computer, or augmentative communication device, and measures the user's head movements. The HeadMouse tracks a small disposable target that is placed on the user's forehead or glasses. This device provides a wide field-of-view, supports graphics-intensive applications like drawing a

Headswitch (Model 705)

The Head Switch is a touch switch that can activated with various body parts for individuals with physical disabilities. The switch requires very little pressure and so can be used by the head, knee, elbow, cheek, etc. Contact manufacturer for information on switch mounting kits (not included). DIMENSIONS: The length is 3.75 inches.

Headswitch (Model L1101 )

The Headswitch, model, L1101, is a head position switch designed for use by wheelchair users. The headswitch is activated by very little pressure from the head, but can also be activated by various other body parts. The switch attaches to many switch mounting systems. DIMENSIONS: The plug is 1/8 inches in diameter.

Headswitch Kit 1 (Model 1560)

The Headswitch Kit 1, model 1560, is a touch switch and switch mounting hardware package. HEADSWITCH: (Model 705) this switch (with cord) is activated with very light pressure from the head, but can also be activated by a knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part when mounted on a table or wheelchair. MOUNTING HARDWARE: The mounting hardware in the kit includes all necessary components: 1 universal swivel clamp, one 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapter, one 8-inch rod, one 18-inch rod, and one wheelchair clamp.

Headswitch Kit 2 (Model 1570)

The Headswitch Kit 2, model 1570, is a switch mounting hardware and touch switch package that includes all necessary components for the attachment of the switch to a table or flat surface. HEADSWITCH: Headswitch model 705 is a touch switch that can also be activated by very light pressure from the knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part. MOUNTING HARDWARE: 1 universal swivel clamp, one 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapter, one 8-inch rod, one 18-inch rod, and one surface mount clamp.

Headswitch Kit 3 (Model 1580)

The Headswitch Kit 3, model 1580, is a touch switch and switch mounting hardware package. HEADSWITCH: Headswitch (model 705) is a touch switch that can be activated with very light pressure from the head, knee, elbow, cheek, or other body part. 2 headswitches and cords are included in this kit. MOUNTING HARDWARE: Two 3/4 - 1/4 inch adapters, 1 flex mount, 8 assorted rods (4 pairs), 2 quick disconnects, 2 surface mount clamps, 2 wheelchair clamps, 4 universal swivel clamps, and 1 sturdy case with

Headway

Headway is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This wireless infrared pointing device provides computer access via a small head worn transmitter. Left, right, up, and down head movements emulate on screen mouse movements. Used with an on screen keyboard (not included), this device enables total head control of the computer. The device's sensitivity is adjustable and with the press of a single mode button, the device op

Healthsmart Kids Margo Moo Reusable Hot/cold Compress (Model 615-5000-0001)

The HealthSmart Kids Margo Moo Reusable Hot/Cold Compress, model 615-5000-0001, is a pediatric hot and cold pack holder designed for use by children with upper or lower extremity injuries. The unit consists of a plush stuffed cow that holds a reusable hot and cold compress. The stuffed animal provides a protective barrier between the compress and the child's body, while it attaches securely to the child's arms or legs using hook-and-loop fasteners on the cow's fore and hind legs. The stuffed ani

Healthy Back Deluxe Lumbar Support

The Healthy Back Deluxe Lumbar Support is a back support cushion designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, back pain or those who have difficulty sitting for long periods. Designed to provide support to the lumbar area and spinal column, this cushion is made of a 100-percent molded open-cell memory foam that molds to individual body curves and contours. Other features include a hugging wing-like design that provides added comfort and stability. The cushion can be used fo

Heartful Bird (Model 178)

The Heartful Bird, model 178, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This toy connects to an external switch, such as a capability switch, through a .125-inch jack. Once the switch is activated, this toy bird, resembling a parrot perched on a tree, chirps musical tunes. The toy is intended to be useful in improving listening skills and visual attention. POWER: Uses 3 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSI

Heated Water Hose-25 ft

Heated Water Hoses allow workers with leg and arm impairments such as degenerative joint disease, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, vertigo, traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia.  It can be used to fill water tanks for pets and livestock without worrying about frozen hoses.  It is designed for watering livestock and pets in cold weather. The heated hose will remain above 45 degrees Fahrenheit so the worker can leave it outside even in cold weather. Thi

Heavy Duty Grip Switch (Model 6203)

The Heavy Duty Grip Switch, model 6203, is a squeeze switch designed for individuals with physical disabilities. The Astarex-B switch features low voltage and single hand control for use as a call switch or hospital switch. Grasping the cylinder with less than three pounds of nominal actuation force activates the switching unit. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The grip measures 1 x 5 inches. WEIGHT: The switch weighs four ounces. COLOR: Black.

Heavy Duty Support Wrist Brace

The Heavy Duty Support Wrist Brace is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with weak or injured wrists. This brace is available for right- or left-handed use and provides firm support with flexible dorsal and palmar stays. The brace features an open palm, double elastic Velcro closures, and Cordura stay pockets. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Black.

Heavy Weight Grey Poncho

The Heavy Weight Grey Poncho designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Designed to be easily put on or taken off, this heavy weight poncho has double stitching around the neckline and hem and is styled so that it provides full coverage to the shoulders, arms, and lap when seated. It also has a large front pocket. SIZES: Small/medium and large/extra large. The large and extra large poncho measures 27.5 inches from neckline to the

Heavyweight Pencil

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

Hedge Maze Area Rug

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

Helpful Hand Neopprene Wrist Support For Mild To Moderate Support

The Helpful Hand Neoprene Support for Mild to Moderate Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. This brace has a loop for holding tools and utensils to aid in reducing pressure and strain. SIZES: Small/medium or large/extra large.

Helpful Hand Neoprene Wrist Support For Moderate To Maximum Support

The Helpful Hand Wrist Support for Moderate to Maximum Support is a wrist splint designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. This brace has a loop for holding tools and utensils to aid in reducing pressure and strain. Other features include an extra-large thumb hole for freedom of movement at the base of the thumb, an adjustable metal stay to accommodate most recommended positions, and stockinet lining. SIZES: Small, medium or large.

Helpful Hand Thumb Support For Moderate To Maximum Support

The Helpful Hand Thumb Support for Moderate to Maximum Support is a wrist splint and thumb support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. This brace has a loop for holding tools and utensils to aid in reducing pressure and strain. Other features include an adjustable metal stay to accommodate most recommended positions, extra padding, and stockinet lining. SIZES: Small, medium or large.

Hemi Arm Sling

Arm sling with webbing strap that crosses back for support. Two fabris loop cuffs, one for hand and one for elbow. One size, adjustable.

Hemi Harness (Model 899)

The Hemi Harness is a hemiplegic shoulder harness that fits over the uninvolved shoulder and passes behind the neck to strap onto the involved arm for support. The harness is adjustable with Velcro. SIZES: Regular or Large.

Hemiparesis Subluxation Sling

The Hemiparesis Subluxation Sling is a hemiplegic shoulder subluxation support designed for use by people with stroke or brain injury or arm or shoulder injury. It was developed specifically for a person who had a stroke and suffered pain caused by shoulder subluxation. This sling consists of two elastic arm bands (one for each arm) with non-elastic cloth ends with hook and loop closures. Each band has a semi-elastic strap permanently mounted on the top front of the band and one strap grommet an

Hemiplegic Hand Orthosis

The Hemiplegic Hand Orthosis is a Kydex and aluminum hand orthosis designed to replace the hemiplegic platform splint. The Volar Kydex hand and thumb piece is adjustable with a heat gun; the dorsal aluminum arm frame is padded with Plastazote, and the wrist hinges can be locked at any angle and set with the rivet. The brace is secured with a Velcro closure. SIZES: In the kit, Small (for up to 3.25 inches across MP joints), and Large (over 3.25 inches across the MP joints); Assembled orthoses, or

Hemoplegic Sling (Model 6606)

The Hemoplegic Sling, model 6606, is designed to support and immobilize the arm. The sling has two cradles, one supporting the wrist and hand and the other supporting the upper forearm/elbow region. The strap is adjustable. OPTIONS: a similar one-size fits all hemi-sling with thumb rests is available, model 6022. SIZES: small/medium and large/extra large.

Hercules Heavy Duty Footswitch

Footswitch. 8 7/16 by 4 5/16 by 4 1/2 inch cast iron, heavy duty foot operated 1, 2, or 3 stage momentary or latching switch. Some models have 2 or 3 stage switches built in. 3/4 inch 14 pipe thread conduit opening. Optional: oversized shields. Driptight, dustight, watertight, oiltight. Cast iron. Models available with anti trip treadle mechanism to prevent accidental actuation through unintentionally stepping on foot treadle. POWER: Comes in 20 amps, 125-250 volt AC, one horsepower; 15 amps, 12

Hercules Potentiometer Foot Control

Footswitch. 9 by 5 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches, foot operated momentary switch controls variable speed motor with 2 watt linear model and choice of maximum resistance. Spring loaded treadle returns to up position when foot pressure is removed. Oiltight, watertight models come with or without shield guard which fits over treadle. WEIGHT: 7.5 pounds.

Hey Presto!

Hey Presto! is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities,or spinal cord injury. The program is designed to help develop visual perception and language skills as well as early switch techniques. The program can be accessed through a single switch or through the keyboard, a touch screen, or a mouse. This cause and effect switch program has simple graphics, animation, and sound rewards. It is suitable for all ages and

High Quad Gun Mount (HQ100)

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

High Quad Pistol Mount (Model HQPM)

The High Quad Pistol Mount, model HQPM, is a pistol support designed for use by people with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who use a powered wheelchair. It is intended for use by individuals with no hand or arm use, and it is designed to work with a High Quad Gun Mount, model HQ100 (not included; see separate entry). Model HQPM has a trigger activator that connects to model HQ100’s trigger activation mechanism.

High Reach Cleaning Kit

The High Reach Cleaning Kit is a long handled cleaning tool designed to help individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities clean their home from top to bottom, safely and efficiently. The four-section, telescoping steel pole fastens to any of the included interchangeable cleaning heads to create eight versatile cleaning tools: A 16-inch duster, a cobweb duster, a long bendable duster, a squeegee/sponge with sponge cover, a microfiber flat duster, a ceiling fan duster, a standard bulb ch

High Roller (Model 757)

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

High Striker (Model 2242)

The High Striker, model 2242, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When the gooshy pad is struck, various sound effects play at different levels while lights track upward, indicating the amount of force applied. When struck full force the user is rewarded with a rainbow of lights, vibration, music, spinning glitter and sound effects. Activation pressure levels are adjustable. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxDx

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

Hitch Computer Switch Interface

The Hitch Computer Switch interface is a switch adapter for computers designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plug-and-play switch requires no software setup, making it immediately ready to deliver five sets of functions to as many as five switches at a time. Rows of functions are chosen with a single push of a button. This device can be used with switch-accessible software for single switch access or two-switch scanning. T

Hold It Ultimate Bookholder

The Hold It Ultimate Bookholder is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This height- and angle-adjustable book holder accommodates books weighing up to eight pounds and pages up to A4/foolscap size. Infinite angle adjustability enables the device to be used while sitting, standing, or lying down. The unit features a glare-resistant tray with pegs to hold the reading material and pages in place. T

Hold It, The

The Hold It is an adjustable bookholder, notebook/laptop computer support, and writing board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Infinitely adjustable, the unit enables hands-free reading while sitting in a chair or lying in bed. It can also be used ad a writing board or stand or computer support while sitting, lying down, or standing. Made from high-quality lightweight aluminum, steel, and durable plastics, the unit accomodates almost any

Hold-And-Read (Model 73230)

The Hold-and-Read, model 73230, is a bookholder with clips to support a paperback book for reading and flipping pages with one hand or with a mouthstick. Folding plastic clips hold the left and right sides of the paperback. The holder is made of transparent polycarbonate plastic and has a brass center rivet. The holder will accommodate any thickness book. DIMENSIONS: .75 x 5.25 inches closed; 9 inches open. WEIGHT: .04 ounces.

Hold-It Down Trainer (Model 7400)

The Hold-It Down Trainer is a control switch training program and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. This trainer switch encourages the user to sustain his/her hand on the textured switch plate using three different methods: recorded verbal direction cues, gentle vibration, and activation of any connected toy. The unit offers 300 seconds of recording time for up to 60 messages of five

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

Hook & Ladder Fire Engine (Model 131)

The Hook and Ladder Fire Engine, model 191, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. A connected capability switch (not included) activates the bump n' go action, flashing lights, and siren while the firefighter moves up and down the ladder. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 10.5 x 8.75 x 3.75 inches.

Hookless Hangers

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

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.

Hosmer Button Hook

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

Hot Shot Pool Cue

The Hot Shot Pool Cue is a pool cue designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, use of one hand, or upper extremity disabilities. This automatic spring-loaded billiard cue can be operated with one hand is actuated by a power spring with infinitely adjustable power. The unit is activated by depressing a trigger with light pressure. This pool stick has an aluminum housing and a combination aluminum and steel shaft (internal). DIMENSIONS: 45 or 51 inches. Custom lengths can b

Hot Virtual Keyboard

The Hot Virtual Keyboard is an on screen keyboard program designed for use by individuals who have difficulty using a standard keyboard. This multilingual application displays a virtual keyboard on the screen and allows the user to type on it using a mouse pointer or a touch screen. The keyboard layout, colors, sounds, and interface themes are customizable. More than 60 configurations of the on screen keyboard are included, and any of these keyboards included can be customized for a user’s speci

House Pets Jumbo Knob Puzzle

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

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

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

Hover Mounting Kit For Idevices

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

Hug And Kiss Magnetic Bracelet

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

Hula Hoops

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

Hulapoint Ii (Models Hp-Dt, Hp-Oem, & Hp-Pm)

HulaPoint II is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pointing device provides pressure-sensitive feedback for positive motion control without requiring vigorous movement. It has no protruding parts and is completely sealed so it can withstand spills, washdowns, and contaminants. Desktop (model HP-DT), OEM (model HP-OEM), and panel mount (model HP-PM) versions are each available in a USB, PS/2, or AT/serial configuration. Model HP-DT is housed i

Human Support Robot

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

Hurdle Champion

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

Hush Dog (Model 7027)

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

Hydrovescent Therapy Bath

The Hydrovescent Therapy Bath, by Premier Care in Bathing®, is designed to relieve aches and pains associated with arthritis, high blood pressure or hypertension, migraines, muscle cramps, Rheumatism, sprains, tension, stress, Diabetes, Lumbago, Multiple Sclerosis, poor blood circulation, and Sciatica stiffness. Hydrovescent Therapy is available on every Walk-In Bath by Premier Care in Bathing®.

Hygenique Bidet

The Hygenique Bidet is a toilet bidet for people with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. It consists of a cleansing wand that attaches to a nearby faucet with a 10-foot hose and a premium diverter faucet adapter. The wand can be used to wash the perineal area. When the door on the insert is closed, the sitz bath can fill. Twenty glycerin cleansing cartridges that fit inside the spray wand are included.

Hygenique Deluxe Whirlpool Sitz Bath / Bidet

The Hygenique Deluxe Whirlpool Sitz Bath/Bidet is a portable sitz bath and toilet bidet for people with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. It consists of a molded plastic insert that fits into standard toilet seat; a cleansing wand that attaches to a nearby faucet with a 10-foot hose; and a premium diverter faucet adapter. The insert has an opening that, when left open, allows the product to act as a bidet, gently washing the perineal area. When the door on the insert is closed, the sitz

Hygenique Standard Whirlpool Sitz Bath / Bidet

The Hygenique Standard Whirlpool Sitz Bath/Bidet is a portable sitz bath and toilet bidet for people with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. It consists of a molded plastic insert that fits into standard toilet seat; a cleansing wand that attaches to a nearby faucet with a 10-foot hose; and a diverter faucet adapter. The insert has an opening that, when left open, allows the product to act as a bidet, gently washing the perineal area. When the door on the insert is closed, the sitz bath c

Hygiene Refresher

The Hygiene Refresher is designed for individuals with limited upper body mobility or for persons who cannot twist at the waist. This product may also be used by individuals who find toilet tissue to be too rough on their skin, or for persons who cannot completely clean themselves after using the restroom, or for persons who prefer a bidet-style way of using the restroom. To use, the user fills bottle with water. Then, the user squeezes the bottle and water sprays out of the nozzle. Lightweight.

HyperIce Utility

HyperIce Utility is cold therapy designed for athletes and individuals with high or low ankle sprains, shin splints, elbow tendonitis (tennis elbow), plantar fasciitis, wrist sprains, bruised feet or hands, Achilles strain/tendonitis, calf strains, bruised forearms and biceps.  It has a compact design fitted with smaller ice cells, for targeted cold and compression to fight inflammation.  It comes with two components: HyperIce Compression Wrap and HyperIce Ice Cell with Air Release Technology.

I-Limb Hand

The i-LIMB Hand is a myoelectric prosthetic hand designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and hand amputees. The i-LIMB Hand can closely reflect the grasping action of a human hand through the articulating fingers able to close tightly around objects. Built-in stall detection tells each individual finger when it has sufficient grip on an object and, therefore, when to stop powering. Individual fingers lock into position until the user triggers an open signal through a mu

I-Limb Pulse

The i-LIMB Pulse is a myoelectric prosthetic hand designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and hand amputees. The i-LIMB Pulse features five articulating digits that closely reflect the grasping action of a human hand. It includes BioSim, a software toolset for clinical practitioners that features a selection of various control strategies such as dual- and single-site electrode options and real-time assessment of the user's myoelectric impulses. BioSim also enables and d

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

Iadapter2

The iAdapter2 is a tablet computer protector designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity and fine motor disabilities who use an Apple iPad 2. The hard case fits around the outside of the iPad, but does not cover the touch screen. The iAdapter2 also features two amplified speakers with adjustable volume to deliver sound for people that use the iPad 2 as a direct selection communicator. A stereo headset jack is available. The iAdapter2 has a large handle, rubberized corners and

Iarm

The iARM is a robotic arm designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputation, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The iARM is designed to perform the functions of an arm and hand, including grasping objects using a gripper and moving those objects once they are held. Common arm positions may be stored to easily regain frequent positions. The iARM can lift up to 1.5 kilograms (kg). Using the optional bracket, the iARM can be attached to a powered w

Ibm Viavoice Speech Recognition Sdk

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

Ibungee Laces

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

Icamera Interface

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

Icanemail (Models Sm-24 & Sm-27)

ICanEmail is a voice output electronic mail program designed for use by individuals with learning, visual, or physical disabilities. This full-screen talking email program operates in a sequential manner, where it asks one question at a time, such as "Who would you like to send this to?" or "If you'd like to speak your message, you can do that here." The email partner (sender or recipient) does not require any special software to interact with the user of this program. The program also enables t

Icraft

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

Icrayon

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

Ideaworks Robo Sweeper

The Ideaworks Robo Sweeper™ is a cordless electric floor duster designed to help individuals with mobility disabilities or upper or lower extremity disabilities clean any hard surface floor. Guided by built-in sensors, Robo Sweeper™ roams on its own over every inch of floor space and around furniture, picking up dust, dirt, pet hair, and allergens with its microfiber cloth. To use Robo Sweeper™, position one of the microfiber cloths underneath the device, place the sweeper on the floor, and flip

iDigiTip

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

Ifaraday Mouthstick

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

Iguy

The iGuy is a stand for an iPad tablet computer designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. The unit, which is shaped like a cartoon depiction of a human, has an opening for the iPad in the body that is cushioned with EVA foam to protect the tablet. The iGuy's arms serve as handles for holding the iPad, and the stand's two feet to hold the iPad upright in landscape mode for hands-free viewing. It fits all models of the iPad. COLORS: Peacock blue, lime green and man

Imak Arthritis Gloves

The IMAK Arthritis Gloves are gloves designed for use by individuals with arthritis, hand fatigue, or other types of hand or wrist pain. Designed by an orthopedic surgeon, these gloves provide mild compression for warmth to help control or decrease swelling of the joints, reduce pain, and promote healing. The gloves are made of a soft, breathable cotton material making them comfortable enough to use all day or night. Open fingertips allow the user to feel, touch, and grip objects while performin

Imak Smartglove

The IMAK SmartGlove is a wrist support designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, or other wrist and hand pain. This orthosis holds the hand and wrist in a neutral position while allowing full use of the hand. It is made of washable, latex-free cotton Lycra and provides flexible support for full use of the hand. An ergoBeads pad, located on the underside of the orthosis, cushions and protects the wrist. The orthosis is revers

Imak Smartglove With Thumb Support

The IMAK SmartGlove with Thumb Support is a wrist and forearmarm splint with thumb support designed for individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, and other wrist and thumb pain. This orthosis helps keep the wrist in an ergonomically correct position, while adding stability and support to the thumb. It is made of washable, latex-free cotton Lycra and provides flexible support for full use of the hand. An ergobeads pad, located on the underside of the orthosis, cushions and protects the

Imak Stressball And Hand Strengthner

The Imak StressBall And Hand Strengthner is a hand exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis or those in need of hand rehabilitation. The Ergobeads filling provides a gentle massage for stretching and strengthening the fingers. This ball is also useful for stretching hands with scar tissue.

In Your Face Viewbase

The In Your Face Viewbase is a mounting kit for smartphones and other handheld devices that can be used by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. The unit consists of a flexible gooseneck with a lower clamp for attaching to a table, wheelchair, plane tray, or other support, and an upper clamp for holding the device. The top clamp is spring-loaded, allowing the smartphone to be inserted and removed. The clamp provides a padded and secure tight grip that fits all iPhone and iPo

Incase Magazine Jacket For Ipad 2

The Incase Magazine Jacket for iPad 2 is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The hardshell case protects the iPad 2’s back and sides while the front lap with rubberized exterior keeps the screen safe from scratches. The jacket can be converted into a stand with two viewing angles and one typing angle when the screen cover is folded back. Other features include snap-on attachment, secure elastic band

Incipio Fixie Universal Tablet Stand

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

Incrediblocks

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

Incredibrace Wrist Support

The Incredibrace wrist support is designed for individuals with a disability that affects movement of the wrist or as a result of a disability, the wrist is weaker than usual. This individual may have arthritis or carpel tunnel syndrome, for instance. Is made out of material that fits snugly around wrist and stretches to mid-forearm. The incredibrace is machine washable, retains heat around muscles and ligaments in wrist. This helps promote blood flow and healing.

Incredibrace Wrist Support

The Incredibrace Wrist Support is a wrist orthosis designed for use by individuals with wrist weakness, arthritis, or circulatory or upper extremity disabilities. The addition of a patented organic blend of germanium fiber and bamboo charcoal blend is intended to address discomfort related to circulatory issues or a sports-related injury, tendinitis, or injury from repetitive use. The brace also is designed to help reduce swelling and improve range of motion. It is antimicrobial, odor absorbing

Incredihugger Wheelchair Back

The IncrediHugger Wheelchair Back is a wheelchair back support designed for use by wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, scoliosis, or upper extremity disabilities. This replacement back can be custom molded to fit the user's body contours. Its lateral supports help discourage side leaning, and its seat recline of up to 30 degrees discourages front sliding. The back has four inches of height adjustment, and may be folded with the wheelchair. The back comes in a standar

Indemouse

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

Independent Feeder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Guillain Barre Syndrome to eat independently. TITLE: Eating Independently. Made primarily of stainless stee, this unit has a rectangular base frame that fits into an existing tube on the user's wheelchair and supports a standard wooden dinner tray. On the right side of the frame is a vertical post with two 90-degree bends in it that is fixed in position with a trinut, creating a mount for the feeding device and a drink container. The mount

Individual Sitz Bath (Models 06-665-03 & 06-665-05)

Portable disposable sitz bath. Plastic basin with drain holes fits over toilet seat. Water bag with tubing attaches to basin. Deluxe (06-665- 03) and economy (06-665-05) models available.

Industrial Explosion Proof Footswitch

Footswitch. Foot operated one or two stage momentary switch. Non sparking cast aluminum housing. Single or dual pedal models. POWER: 15 amps, 125 volt AC, 3/4 horsepower; 10 amps 250 volt AC, one horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 10.25 x 11 X 4 3/8 inches. WEIGHT: 7.75 pounds.

Infinity 7236

The Infinity 7236 is a powered elevating therapy table designed for use in therapy settings. This height-adjustable table has a laminate top with PVC edging. Height adjustment is accomplished using the push-button controls and the lift mechanism can lift up to 400 pounds. The table seats six to eight individuals, including wheelchair users. POWER: Uses standard current and includes a hospital-grade plug. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 26 to 38 inches and the table surface is 72 x 36 inches.

Inflatable Bath Pillow (Model 523-1582-0100)

The Inflatable Pillow, model 523-1582-0100, is a mouth-inflatable pillow designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. The pillow is designed to support the head and neck while in the bathtub. Four suction cups hold the pillow to the tub. The pillow is made of heavy-duty vinyl with a dual valve system. It is made for compact storing when not in use. SIZE: (HxW) 14.5 x 22 inches wide. COLOR: Light blue.

Inflatable Shampoo Basin

The Inflatable Shampoo Basin is a shampoo basin designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or cannot shampoo independently. It is intended to allow a person to have his or her hair washed while seated at a sink without getting their clothes wet. This vinyl, form-fitting basin can be inflated by mouth. It comfortably cushions the neck and shoulders and extends into the sink to direct water into the sink when rinsing the user's hair. The basin fastens around the user's neck with a hook an

Infogrip Switch Adapted Mouse

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

Inner Lip Plate

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

Inner Lip Plate (Models 16T119 & 16T119B)

The Inner Lip Plate, models 16T119 and 16T119BL, is an inner lip plate designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand or with other upper extremity disabilities. The plate assists individuals in self-feeding by featuring a deep inner lip that holds food on the plate while the user brings the fork or spoon to the edge of the plate to push the food onto the utensil. The inner lip also aids in preventing spills. This no-slip sandstone plate is break proof and microwavable. DIMENSIONS

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

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

Inscribe Executive Touchscreen Stylus And Pen

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

Inscribe Pro Touchscreen Stylus And Pen

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

Inscribe Stylus

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

Inspection Mirrors (Models 30789, 30805 & 30806)

The Inspection Mirrors are designed to allow people with physical disabilities to examine difficult to see body parts or to aid in catherization. All models are mounted on a flexible shaft and have an adjustable hand loop. Model 30806 comes with its mirror mounted diagonally, and Model 30805 includes an additional thumb loop on the shaft. DIMENSIONS: Model 30789 includes a 5.5 inch square mirror on a 12-inch shaft; the overall length is 23.5 inches. Model 30805 has a 3 x 4 inch mirror on a 24-i

Instant Text V Pro

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

Institutional Parachute (Model 928131)

The Institutional Parachute, model 928131, is an eye-hand coordination training aid designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity or balance disabilities or who use wheelchairs. The parachute can be used in a variety of group activities such as raising and lowering the parachute for eye-hand coordination and activities involving upper extremity range of motion, trunk strength, and cardiovascular fitness. Soft balls can be bounced on top while users attempt to keep them on the para

Instride Folding Cycle

The InStride Folding Cycle is an arm and leg exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities, mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This cycle exerciser provides a full range of motion workout of the upper and lower body that enables the user to maintain flexibility without stress on the joints. Both upper and lower body cycle movements aid in improving muscle strength in the legs, arms, shoulders, and back. Lightweight and portable, the un

Instride Total Body Cycle

The InStride Total Body Cycle is an arm and leg exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities, mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This unit provides upper and lower body workouts to burn calories, improve range of motion, tone upper and lower body, and improve circulation. This pedal exerciser doesn’t need a table or desk top. The pedals are supported by a sturdy steel frame, so the user pedals with the feet while seated for a lower bo

Insulated Cup & Insulated Mug (Models 16031 & 16020)

The Insulated Cup and Insulated Mug, models 16031 and 16020, are a cup and mug designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. Each drinking vessel holds cold or hot liquids and comes with a spill-proof lid. The cup holds 8 ounces of liquid and the mug holds 12 ounces. Both are made of high- impact plastic. COLOR: The cup is dark blue with a white lid and the mug is white with a black lid.

Insulated Mug (Model 16T159)

The Insulated Mug, model 161T59, is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. This mug is made of high impact thermoplastic with foam insulation and a large loop handle, and holds hot or cold liquids. The outside remains cool even when filled with hot liquids. Spills are minimized by the snap-on lid that also regulates flow. COLOR: Mauve with white top and black handle.

Integramouse

The IntegraMouse, also called USB Integra Mouse, is a mouth operated mouse designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This unit has all functions of a standard mouse. To operate, the user places the mouse between the lips and operates the cursor by applying pressure with the lips. As little as 0.1 millimeter of movement or 10 grams of pressure are required to control the mouse. Mouse clicks (left click, ri

Integraswitch

The IntegraSwitch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit can be used to operate environment control systems, communication devices, adapted toys, software programs or emergency call systems. Its mouthpiece is exchangeable and latex-free, and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. The unit has two exits for dual function (one exit for sipping and one exit for puffing). Sipping and

Intellikeys

IntelliKeys is a modified and expanded keyboard for children and adults with visual, physical or cognitive disabilities. The standard system includes one cable and six plastic user overlays, (arrows, numbers, alphabet, basic writing, QWERTY, and one setup overlay used to adjust IntelliKeys for specials needs such as keyboard response and repeat rate). The overlays enable users to access standard learning software and are easy to see, touch and understand. They can be used at home or work and rot

Intention Switch (Model 710, 710-8)

Intention Switch is a single switch activated by pressing on a plastic plate for individuals with uncontrolled movements. The Intention Switch must be pressed for a specific pre-set amount of time before it will activate a device. The required activation time is adjustable (0-12 seconds). It comes with the standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and plug. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.

Interactive Drum (Model 4540)

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

Intro To Cause And Effect (Model 115)

Intro to Cause & Effect, model 115, is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It introduces the user to the computer and the switch. It is also designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. Each time the user presses the switch or keyboard, one of 35 animation segments with large, brightly colored geometric shapes appear on the screen accompanied by sounds. Animation segments last for approxim

Invisible Connection, The

The Invisible Connection is an infrared remote control switch designed to allow wireless connection between switches and a variety of devices such as a computer, environmental control unit, or battery operated radio. The connector will accommodate two switches and two devices, or may be used with a switch interface, Adaptive Firmware Card, or Ke:nx (see separate entries) to send signals to a computer. The controller consists of a receiver into which multiple devices may be plugged, and a transmi

Invisible Food Guard (Models 1114 & 1115)

The Invisible Food Guard, models 1114 and 1115, is a plastic food guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities. This crystal clear plastic ring features a slot cut around base to slip onto plate. Model 1114 is designed to fit 6 to 7.5 inch plates. Model 1115 is designed to fit 8.5 to 10 inch plates. DIMENSIONS: The guard is 1.25 inches high.

Invoca Voice-Activated Tv Remote Control

The InVoca Voice-Activated Remote Control is a voice input television and video recorder remote control designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This remote operates televisions, VCRs, DVD players, satellite systems, and cable boxes using up to 54 voice commands such as Change channels, Lower volume, and Record. The unit recognizes up to four voices and remembers favorite stations. POWER: Uses 4 rechargeable double-A Ni-Cd or Ni-MH batt

Ios Zoom Stylus

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

Ip6000

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

Ipad Cordless Super-Switch

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

Ipad Cordless Switch Interface

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

Ipad Laplander

The iPad Laplander is a support for a tablet computer and a bookholder with lapdesk designed for use by people with grasping, neurological, mobility or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This portable lap desk has a solid work surface with rounded corners, a cut-out oval handle at the top of the desk, and cloth elastic straps in the two upper corners to hold small items or book pages in place. One strap has a pen loop. The base is a removable contoured cushion. OPTIONS: R

Ipad Mount

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

Ipad Mounting System (Model 1556)

The iPad Mounting System, model 1556, is a stand for a tablet computer and a computer mounting kit for wheelchair designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, or mobility, lower extremity or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system is composed of three parts: a mounting platform for the iPad, a mounting arm, and a clamp. Two flexible cords that securely hold the iPad to the platform are included. The light duty mounting arm expands from 14.5 inches to 24 inch

Ipad Training Grids

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

iPad Wireless Switch Interface

iPad Wireless Switch Interface is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, or stroke.  It allows the user’s switches to be connected to access and  control hundreds of compatible apps on their Bluetooth-equipped iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, MAC, PC or Android device. (A chart of switch accessible apps is available free on the manufacturers website.) This switch interface now has six modes for additi

Ipraiseu

iPraiseU™ is designed for use by instructors and parents who often struggle to think of praise statements beyond, "Good Job!" or "Well done!" The iPraiseU™ app is a quick and easy way to praise your learners with multiple phrases, by multiple voices! Simply open the app and tap or shake your device to generate one of 100 praise statements. All are general statements appropriate for any positive behavior. Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This

Iscanmp3

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

Isotoner Therapeutic Gloves

Isotoner Therapeutic Gloves are men's and women's gloves designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other hand or wrist injury disabilities. Designed to help prevent swelling of the hands, these gloves provide a gentle and even compression while keeping irritating seams away from tender areas. The open-finger design permits unencumbered movement and the gloves can be worn day or night. The latex free gloves are made of a washable blend of Lycra and Spandex. SIZES: Extra small, small, med

Itouchless Towel-Matic Ii Automatice Paper Towel Dispenser

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

Ivee Digit Voice Control Alarm Clock

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

Ivee Flex Voice Control Alarm Clock Radio

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

Iworm

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

Iwritewords

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

Iwritewords Lite

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

Izi-Flow

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

Jacob's Rib-It-Ball

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

Jamar Monofilaments (Model A8351 & A8352)

The Jamar Monofilaments, models A8351 and A8352 are aesthesiometer sets designed for use with individuals with neurological disabilities or diabetes. Designed to measure cutaneous sensibility, the monofilaments measure both diminishing and returning sensation. The monofilaments are precisely calibrated and of equal length. Model A8351 includes 20 monofilaments, instructions, and colored pencils. Model A8352 is a set of five monofilaments. OPTIONS: Replacement monofilaments and a pad of 100 evalu

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 Opening Gloves

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

Jeliku

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

Jelly Beamer Twist Switch

The Jelly Beamer Twist Switch is a wireless button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of switch-adapted devices and toys for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has two components: the Jelly Beamer switch that houses a transmitter and the Jelly Beamer receiver that can be plugged into any switch-adapted device, from battery operated toys and electric appliances to a digital camera or computer. Each switch is uniquely p

Jelly Bean Switch

The Jelly Bean Switch is a button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of electrically- or battery-operated devices and toys for people with upper extremity disabilities. The switch is contained in a high-impact disk and the entire surface of the switch is sensitive to pressure, requiring less than two ounces of pressure for activation. The Jelly Bean Switch can be mounted on any surface using readily available adhesives or they can be mounted on AbleNet's Slim Armstrong (see separat

Jelly Bearmer Snow Wireless Switch Transmitter

The Jelly Beamer® Snow Wireless Switch Transmitter is a wireless button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of switch-adapted devices and toys for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has two components: the Jelly Beamer switch that houses a transmitter and the Jelly Beamer receiver that can be plugged into any switch-adapted device, from battery operated toys and electric appliances to a digital camera or computer. Each

Jelly Hand Grips

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

Jersey Protector (Model Mf101J)

The Jersey Protector, model MF101J, is a protective smock designed for use by individuals with physical, upper extremity, or eating disabilities. It is made of soft jersey material and features a nylon front and supplex waterproof backing. The protector is also available with a catch all pocket. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Navy, red, purple, black, green, or royal.

Joan Jacket

The Joan Jacket is a women’s jacket designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. This lightweight, crop- style jacket features four front buttons, a high collar that can be unbuttoned to fold down, and large button holes. The cropped style eliminates interference with wheelchairs or crutches. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Black, light blue sheen, or pink.

Jobst Bella Strong Armsleeve

The Jobst Bella Strong ArmSleeve is a compression device designed to treat individuals with lymphedema, phlebitis, post-thrombotic syndrome, post-liposuction, blood poisoning, tennis elbow and for burn treatment. This compression sleeve includes a donning tool that allows users to use less force when putting the sleeve on their arm. The Jobst Bella Strong ArmSleeve's highest pressure point is at the mid-forearm and not at the wrist, which ensures an accurate non-binding fit.

Jobst Sequential Pneumatic Sleeves

The Jobst Sequential Pneumatic Sleeves are intermittent compression unit sleeves designed for use with individuals with upper or lower extremity edema or disabilities. Designed for use with the Jobst Sequential Extremity Pump System 7500 (not included; see entry), these plastic sleeves inflate and deflate using the pump and each sleeve has three sequentially inflated chambers. The sleeves are available in the following models: Upper Extremity Regular Arm, Lower Extremity Regular Leg, and Lower E

Joint Cinch Strap

The Joint Cinch is a finger flexion splint strap designed for use with individuals with disabilities of the fingers. This strap aids in restoring passive finger flexion using steady, non-elastic force. This strap can be applied in a variety of ways to accommodate degrees of finger extension contractures. SIZES: One size. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 0.5 x 18 inches.

Jokari Rack Baggy

Jokari Rack Baggy is designed for use by individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, limited grasping and strength in their hands as a result of multiple sclerosis. It keeps plastic bags upright and open while pouring contents into the bag.   It can be used to hold bags while filling sauce, soup, cereal, berries, and leftovers. It telescopes to 10 inches to accommodate sandwich, quart and gallon bags.

Jonvac Vacuum Mattress

JonVac Vacuum Mattress is designed for children with mobility disabilities. It is a mattress that offers a variety of positioning options to help keep a child comfortable while resting. The JonVac Vacuum Mattress is designed with a lasting mold, but is easy to remold for the child’s unique need. OPTIONS: JonVac Electronic Pump and JonVac Foot Pump. SIZES: Please speak to us about sizes and suitability of each bed, cot or sleeping system. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Jouse2

Jouse2 is designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injuries and neurological disabilities impacting mobility. It is an advanced joystick-operated USB mouse that is controlled with the user’s mouth. It has accurate tracking combined with dwell cursor capability, providing an ideal mouse replacement for drawing or any application requiring fine cursor control. It requires minimal action from the user. Cursor movement is fast, smooth and very accurate. It includes built-in-support for 2

Jouse2

Jouse2 is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This joystick-operated mouse is controlled by the user's mouth: moving the joystick moves the cursor, with cursor speed being determined by joystick movement speed, and mouse clicks are performed using the built-in sip-and-puff switches. Typing and other keyboard functions can be performed using an on-screen keyboard program (not included). This plug and play USB

Joybox

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

Joycable

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

Joystick (Model 720)

The Joystick, model 720, is a joystick designed to act as a four way switch for individuals who have physical disabilities. It has a cylindrical handle with a thin base and activates four different devices depending on the direction that the switch is moved (up, down, right or left). It can be used for teaching directionality as well as other spatial relationships. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 7 x 6.25 inches.

Joystick Controller For Sailboat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with cerebral palsy to sail independently. The sailboat is equipped with two battery-powered motors to operate the rudder and the mainsheet, which is attached to the boom. A basic joystick was adapted to control these operations by replacing the existing internal spring with a stronger one and extending the handle to six inches long. A wooden base attaches to the floor of the boat with Velcro. The wooden control box at the base of

Joystick Dvd Remote Control (Model 5152)

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

Joystick Light With Fingerplate

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

Joystick Plus

The Joystick Plus is a joystick designed to provide computer cursor control for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device features separate buttons for click, double click, horizontal/vertical only, drag, and speed. Five cursor speed settings are accessed simply by touching the speed button. The cursor remains in position when the joystick is released and a red light indicates when the drag button is active. This device also has a fingerplate that isolates each button and the j

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.

Jumbo Bib

Jumbo terry cloth bib, 18 by 32 inches, Velcro adjustable fastening. Machine washable. One size. Available in double sided terry cloth or vinyl backed.

Jumbo Eyedroppers

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

Jumbo Marble Switch

Jumbo Marble Switch is designed for use by children and adults with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays, Down’s syndrome or stroke. Multi-colored marbles sit atop a crystal grid creating an effect that is designed to encourage the user to reach and touch.

Jumbo Remote Control (Model 1526)

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

Jumbo Shape Fit Switch (Model 851, 851-8)

The Jumbo Shape Fit Switch, model 851 and 851-8, is a puzzle switch and visual motor task switch designed to demonstrate simple shape discrimination for individuals who have physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities. The puzzles introduce basic cognitive concepts, improve fine motor skills and develop order and sequencing skills which are important building blocks for logical thinking and organization. They also teach individuals to distinguish colors, shapes, and sizes. When the puzzle piece

Jumbo Switch (Model 787)

The Jumbo Switch, model 787, is a touch switch designed for use by individyals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch is equipped with a removable mounting plate and comes with two clear plastic covers, one with a lip and one without. OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS (Diameter x H): 5 1/8 x 1 inch. COLOR: Red, blue, purple, yellow, or green.

Jumbo Wooden Typhoon Spinner

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

Jump & Learn Elmo

Jump & Learn Elmo is a touch activated educational toy designed for use by children with severe physical, vision, or upper extremity disabilities. By squeezing Elmo's hand, the child can choose from four modes of play: Jumping, singing, counting, and learning the alphabet. When Elmo jumps on his pogo stick, it makes a "boing" sound and Elmo will start play by coming up with a word, a number, or phrase that matches the selected mode of play.

Jumping Jack Frog (Model 669)

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

Junior Footswitch (Models 121S & 124S)

Footswitch. Foot or knee operated momentary switch ideal for office machines or shop equipment. POWER: 20 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1 horsepower or 15 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 3.25 x 1.25 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Junior Mealtime Protector (Model Jc3300 )

The Junior Mealtime Protector, model JC3300, is a large protective bib designed for use by children with severe physical and upper extremity, swallowing, or eating disabilities. This waterproof bib has an absorbent front with vinyl backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Blue flames, pink camouflage, baseball, and bling kitty prints.

K-1

K-1 is a cause and effect training program designed for children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or physical disabilities such as upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. In this program, users build a kaleidoscope and create beautiful original designs. Users can choose "jewels," background colors, and music. The program is configurable for a wide range of ages and abilities and can be controlled with a switch, a touchscreen, a mouse, or a keyboard. COMPATIBILITY:

Kakum

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an ergonomic wrist support ro a mouse or keyboard designed for users with with carpal tunnel syndrome or upper extremity disabilities, including tendinitis and arthritis. Kakum is a minimal, ergonomic wrist support that eliminates the need for wrist-supporting mouse pads. Unlike most stationary wrist supports, the lightweight design of the Kakum easily slides with the arm as it moves across the desk. It is intended to be adapted for the

Kaleidoscope 2

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

Kaye Play Frame (Model Rs1)

The Kaye Play Frame, model RS1, is a suspension frame for toys designed to encourage reaching, batting and swiping skills for children with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. The height-adjustable aluminum frame enables the toys, hung from the included plastic flowers, to be moved farther from the child to encourage further skill development as skills improve. The base of the frame fits around Kaye corner chairs, bolsters, and prone positioners (see separate entries)

Kayjae Portable Storage Desk (Models Sd121216, Sd121418, Sd161216, & Sd161216)

The KayJae Portable Storage Desk is a desk lapboard designed for use by people with disabilities. It features a tabletop with ample space for writing and drawing, a storage compartment for supplies, an attached ledge to hold books and papers in place, and a side latch to keep the storage compartment closed. A support rod is also included to hold the storage compartment open. It can be used in a tilted, level, or freestanding position. OPTIONS: A plastic book clip and a non-skid, tabletop rubber

Keep Warm Dish (Model 16T174A)

The Keep Warm Dish, model 16T174A is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities or spinal cord injury. The dish is designed to keep food warm throughout the course of the meal. Hot water is poured into the bottom chamber through a plastic funnel and the dish holds 22 ounces of food. The dish is not microwave safe, but it is dishwasher safe when placed on a top rack. DIMENSIONS: (HxW): 2 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Keep Warm Dish (Model Ha-4247)

The Keep Warm Dish, model HA-4247, is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals who require extra time to finish a meal. This dish assures that food will be hot throughout the course of the meal. The plate is kept warm by filling a chamber beneath it with hot water. The dish is dishwasher safe and includes a funnel. DIMENSIONS: 303 millimeters diameter. WEIGHT: 360 grams.

Keep-It-Up

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

Keo

Keo is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower extremity movement and control associated with a spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease. It can be used to access the user’s computer and mobile phone. KEO can be adjusted to accommodate the user’s strengths and abilities. It can be controlled by pressing the screen keys, an external joystick, adapted or via the wheelchair joystick. KEO can be connected to the joyst

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.

Key Bar

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

Key Fob

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

Key Holder "dumbbell" (Model Sw5180)

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

Key Largo

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

Key Lever (Model Dl1905)

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

Keyboard Seals (Model Kbs)

KeyBoard Seals, model KBS, is a keyboard moisture guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These guards are custom-designed covers to protect keyboards from a variety of contaminants, including dust, dirt, and liquids. Made from durable, flexible polyurethane, the seals fit like a skin to provide protection. The seals can be cleaned with antibacterial wipes or sprays; a perfect solution for many environments. SIZES: Standard (fits FunKeyBoard, LearningBoard, and L

Keyboarding By Ability

Keyboarding by Ability is a typing instruction program designed to teach keyboarding skills at employable speeds using a touch system to people who have use of only one hand or who have use of 3 or less fingers on one hand. This program utilizes a unique progressive learning system (which includes visual cues and human voice), allowing the student to learn by building upon his or her progress. Each lesson is presented in an easy step-by-step format. The first lesson shows a full visually-cued ke

Keyguard For Dana / Neo

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

Keyguard For Keysusee Large Print Kerboard

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

Keyguards (Models Kb & Kgf)

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

Keyless Lockset With Lever Handle

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

Keystrokes 3

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

Keyvit

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

Kid Pix 2 / Kid Pix Studio

Kid Pix 2 and Kid Pix Studio are drawing programs designed to create multimedia presentationa and animated artwork for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. Students can use the TouchWindow (see separate entry) to access this program which includes a talking alphabet, colorful rubber stamps that can be customized and resized, and a palette of Wacky Brushes. Slide Shows are easy to create, so children of all ages and levels can create multimedia reports, animations with sound effec

Kiddo

Kiddo is a sleeping system designed for children with health and mobility disabilities. It offers removable metal grids or wood slats as well as a 4-part rolling mattress platform. There is an electrically operated backrest that can be adjusted from 0-80 degrees. In addition there is an electrically operated knee break and a handset with a locking device. The Kiddo is equipped with 2 IV (intravenous) pole supports at the headboard.

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

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

Kindertools Gripperscrubber Nail Brush

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

Kindertools Spoon And Fork

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

Kindertools Toolbox

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

Kinesis Essential Contoured Keyboard

The Kinesis Essential Contoured Keyboard is a modified keyboard designed for use by individuals at risk for repetitive motion injury of the upper extremity. The keyboard has two separate keypads that split the traditional alphanumeric key layout of a QWERTY keyboard into right and left hand configurations. Each of the keypads is concave so that the shorter digits do not have to be stretched to reach their keys, and so that each hand maintains a flat, neutral position. The keypads are also placed

Kings Assessment Kit

Kings Assessment Kit is designed for use by health care providers who are evaluating feeding skills associated with upper extremity and neurological disabilities.  It contains a selection of utensils, handles and sleeves that can be assembled in a variety of ways to suit the user's individual needs and abilities. The kit comes in a carrying case.

Kinsman Telescoping Reacher

Kinsman Telescoping Reacher is designed for individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. Reachers help users grasp items from hard-to-reach places, both above and below the user. Kinsman Telescoping Reacher is an adjustable length reacher. Users twist the locking ring a quarter turn to unlock and adjust to the desired length. The jaws rotate to pick up at any angle. There is a nonskid grip surface.

Kipkrooz

ZipKrooz ™ is an adapted playground system designed for children ages 5 to 12 years of age with sufficient upper-body strength and coordination who are working on improving critical skills such as balance, coordination, core strength and cooperative play. The ZipKrooz ™ offers a 2-way ride along an easy glide trolley. There is a built-in elevation that can be installed on level ground with no embankments needed. OPTIONS: Additional Bay. SIZES: Track is available in three lengths: 34 feet, 50

Kitchen Gate

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility disabilities and the use of one arm to prevent a child from entering a kitchen. The unit comprises a frame made of pine, grooved out to provide a slot for a sliding plywood gate to slide through. The slotted gate replaced a clip closure that may have posed a pinching or trapping hazard to children The side of the unit that attaches to the wall was fixed to the skirting board so it could be removed when no longer needed and the ho

Kitchen Roll About Cart, Model 3200

Kitchen Roll About Cart is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and grasping as a result of multiple sclerosis, arthritis or stroke.  It is a wooden trivet that assists in moving hot pans and dishes. It has ball bearing wheels that roll with a minimum of effort. It includes a rubber stopper that helps in avoiding accidental movement.  It is latex free.

Kitchen Workstation

Kitchen Workstation is designed for use by individuals with limited strength and use of their upper extremity as a result of arthritis, multiple sclerosis or an upper extremity amputation.  The Kitchen Workstation is a multi-functional food preparation unit that provides assistance with many day-to-day kitchen tasks.  It includes a removable grater and slicer, clamp, bread holder for one handed spreading and a removable stainless steel spike for holding fruit or vegetables. There is a raised L-s

Kliktronic Electronic Shifter

The Kliktronic Electronic Shifter is a motorcycle or automobile hand control designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This push button gearchange system is suitable for all bikes and bike-engined cars, offering an alternative to manual shifting. Each kit includes a switch, actuator assembly, electronic control box, and mounting clamp. Bike kits are available with switches designed for underbar or onbar mounting. The car kit includes a switch designed for mounting on the steeri

Knife Grip

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

Knit-One Kit

Knit-One is a knitting Aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand. The unit clamps to a table or a suitable chair arm. The user adjusts the top to the desired knitting angle and slides the needle into position for knitting. The device holds the stitches in position on the clamped needle. The yarn can easily be moved along the needle. The kit comes with an instruction booklet (English only), 1 clamp and 3 pairs of handmade steel knitting needles sizes 4, 5 and 6 millimeter. (si

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.

Knork

The Knork is a combination rocker knife and fork designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, arthritis, or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This stainless steel utensil has tines like a fork and the outer tines are beveled like a knife, enabling most foods to be cut with one hand using a rocking motion. A finger platform in the handle helps provide additional leverage. WARRANTY: Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.

Knuckle Bender Splint

The Knuckle Bender Splint is a finger flexion splint designed for use by individuals with disabilities of the fingers. This splint simultaneously flexes the metacarpal phalangeal (MCP) joints of all digits without blocking interphalangeal (IP) or wrist motion. Constructed of stainless steel with felt pads, the splint uses the strength of the rubber bands to determine traction force. SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, large, and extra large.

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

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

Krazy Drinking Straws

Krazy Drinking Straws are designed for use by children with oral motor disabilities. Available in sets of four heart straws or four happy straws (each set sold separately), these plastic straws are molded with the shape integral to the straw to encourage use and aid in developing oral motor control. OPTIONS: A set of eight connector straws is available.

Krazy Kat (Model 9209)

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

Kroh's Crochet Aid, The

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

Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Lid Lifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Easy Lidlifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Ergo Safety Lid Lifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Gripper Jar Opener, The

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

Kuhn Rikon Parrot 4-In-1 Opener, The

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

Kuhn Rikon Safety Lidlifter Master Opener

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

Kwikset Delta Door Lever

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

Kwikset Dorian Door Lever

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

L'unico Automatic Corkscrew

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

L.t. Switch

The L.T. Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This switch can be used to activate switch-adapted toys and appliances and is highly sensitive, requiring only 0.75 ounce of pressure for activation. DIMENSIONS: 3.875 x 2 x 1.125 inches. COLOR: The switch comes with red, yellow, green, blue, and black plate overlays.

Lace-Amatic

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

Lady Bug Switch (Model 729)

The Lady Bug Switch, model 729, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The slightest touch rewards the user with a choice of lights, vibration and/or music. This item has a special control which allows the user to select any or all of the rewards while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 6.25 x 4 inches.

Lady's Extension Razor Holder

The Lady's Extension Razor Holder is a razor holder designed for use by women with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This long plastic handle grips electric or safety razors to assist women who have difficulty bending down or reaching in shaving their legs. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches long.

Ladybug Pop-Top

The Ladybug Pop-Top is a touched activated toy designed to introduce children age one year and older with cognitive or physical disabilities to cause and effect concepts. The toy is activated by lightly pressing the Ladybug’s head which sends the colorful balls bouncing with a fun popping sound. This action lasts only a short time, which motivates the child to activate the toy again and again. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 7 x 6 inches.er

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

Lapkin (Model 71820)

The Lapkin, model 71820, is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating or upper extremity disabilities. This protector is absorbent and covers a large surface area for protection from food or liquid spills. The front of this clothing protector is a blend of 65 percent polyester and 35 percent rayon the backing is vinyl. SIZE: One size fits all. DEMINSIONS: (LxW): 18 x 20 inches. COLOR: Male and female prints.

Laplander

The Laplander is a lap tray designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This portable desk has a solid work surface with rounded corners, a cut-out oval handle, and cloth elastic straps to hold materials in place. The base is a cushion made of breathable Neoprene. OPTIONS: Laplighter clip-on light with a flexible gooseneck and replacement straps. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 23 x 15.75 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: Natural cherry with a cream cushion or dark cherry with a black

Lapreader

The Lapreader is a book holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use on the lap, this contoured unit has a firm foam core covered in soft cotton to support small or medium books or writing materials. Three back pockets hold pens, glasses, note cards, and the included Book Bungee book closer and book mark. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 15 x 14.5 x 6.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds. COLOR: Dark blue.

Laptop Keyboard Cover (Model H-20)

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

Laptop Support

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide an individual with neurological disabilities with limited arm motion a means of comfortably accessing a laptop computer. This support is designed to enable the user to bring her wheelchair into position and then lower the support so that the computer is in her lap at the necessary angle. A rectangular plywood base with two vertical pieces at either side was designed to clamp to a table. Another plywood board with standard drawer runners at either side was

Large And Tall Power Wheelchair Cover

The Large and Tall Power Wheelchair Cover is a wheelchair cover designed for use by tall individuals who use power wheelchairs. This waterproof cover is designed to fit wheelchairs with high seat backs, and it can fit small and medium chairs. It is available in light weight or heavy duty material. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 48 x 44 x 23 inches. The circumference is 124 inches. COLOR: Black

Large Cup Holder With Round Wheelchair Attachment

The Large Cupholder with Round Wheelchair Attachment is a wheelchair cup holder with attachment designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. Designed for round tube wheelchair frames, this device attaches to either side of the chair and secures to wheelchair's metal frame. To open the attachment door, the user folds the door down to form the base of the cup holder, and adjusts the arms to accommodate 16-ounce t

Large Farm Jumbo Knob Puzzle

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

Large In-Line Switch

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to oprate a lamp. A small stained and varnished wooden box was built to contain two electrical boxes. One electrical box is for a large rocker switch and the other box is for a regular 120- volt receptacle. It is connected to a three-wire supply cable complete with plug, recycled from an old refrigerator. The wiring is arranged so that the rocker switch controls the power to the receptacle. The wooden box

Large Scoop Bowl (Model Ha-4248)

The Large Scoop Bowl, model HA-4248, is a scoop bowl designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, stroke, or upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The large molded side to this bowl accommodates individuals who have difficulty getting food on the utensils, and a non-slip suction cup to keep the bowl in place. DIMENSIONS: Bowl is 78 millimeters high and 150 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 110 grams.

Large Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

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

Large Touch Pad (Model 3Tstl)

The Large Touch Pad, model 3TSTL, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pressing anywhere on the large top surface of this switch activates a connected switch-adapted toy or appliance. DIMENSIONS: 14 x 5.5 x 4 inches.

Last Straw

The Last Straw is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or amputation, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. It includes a modular positioning hose, which attaches to the back of any seating system, using a quick release mini-wedge mounting system, and a removeable tube, which functions as the straw. The tube is fed through the modular hose which positions it in front of the user while the other end (which can be cut to length) i

Latching Pneumatic Switch Hd

The HD (heavy duty) latching pneumatic switch plugs into a 3-pin grounded power receptacle, allowing control of 120 volt appliances up to 10 amps. The air cushion actuator is operated by sips on the tube and may be mounted with screws, velcro or tape. the Actuator and 6 feet of connector tubing are not in direct contact with electrical power. Can be used in damp areas and washed. Those with sufficient breath- power may prefer a puff version of the switch, available on request. Can be used to tur

Latching Puff Switch Ld

The LD (light duty) Latching Puff Switch is rated for 24 volts up to 3 amps. It latches mechanically to an on or off position. No external power, batteries or adapter boxes are needed to maintain the latching action. A gentle puff of mouth air will set the switch to the on position. Another gentle puff of air will set the switch to off. Comes with a 40 inch detachable cord with a 1/8 inch mini plug. Supported by a light weight over-the-head band. Weight of the switch and headband is 3 ounces. Ca

Lazee Mouse Cursor

The LaZee Mouse CURSOR is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. This hands-free device provides full cursor control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC) through head or body movements. The self-contained unit can be head-mounted or positioned where the user desires. Tilt-sensor technology is utilized to perform the cursor movements

Lazee Mouse Pro

The LaZee Mouse Pro is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. The LaZee Mouse Pro provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through head or body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and dragging via microphone. The LaZee Mouse Pro is f

Lazee Mouse Switch

The LaZee Mouse SWITCH is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. The LaZee Mouse SWITCH provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through head or body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and dragging via external switches. The self-co

Lazy Squirrel Standing Frame With Headrest

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted Lazy Squirrel Standing Frame with a headrest for a child with lissencephaly. Lissencephaly is a rare brain malformation that results in the child being unable to stand or hold himself upright. As a result of this condition, the child spent a lot of time sitting or lying down. The child needed a headrest to cradle his head while he stands in the frame. Two TAD volunteers worked on an adapted design based on the original La

Lazy Susan / Corner Susan

The Lazy Susan/Corner Susan is a lazy susan for cabinets designed for use by individuals who have difficulty reaching to the back of shelves. This revolving, three-quarter round pie-cut tray has a non-slip surface and can hold 35 pounds per shelf when the weight is evenly distributed. It is available in shelf-mounted or post-mounted versions for framed or frameless cabinets in the manufacturer's Arena Champagne cabinet accessory collection. DIMENSIONS: Tray diameter is 24, 28, or 32 inches.

Leaf Switch (Model 58600)

The Leaf Switch, model 58600, is a lever switch designed for individuals with limited upper limb mobility. It is a single switch operated by pressing one side of the leaf. The tip of the leaf requires a quarter-inch of movement for operation and it provides tactile and auditory feedback. This switch has a removable foam pad. Mounting requires additional tubular mounting hardware. DIMENSIONS: The leaf measures 3 inches in diameter by 0.5 inches. The tube measures 13 inches long by 0.5 inches diam

Leaf Switch (Model 730, 730-8)

The Leaf Switch, models 730 and 730-8, is a lever switch designed to develop grasping skills for individuals with physical disabilities. It consists of a vinyl covered flexible spring, which when bent slightly in either direction will activate any adapted toy that it is hooked up to. The deflection angle should not exceed 45 degrees. It comes with the standard 0.25 inch jack and plug and can be ordered with a 1/8 inch jack and plug.

Leaf Switch (Models Cm-2 & Cm-7)

The Leaf Switch, models CM-2 and CM-7, is a lever switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has a protruding flat vinyl-covered metal leaf and any flexion of the leaf activates a switch. The base has holes for mounting. Two different leaf lengths are available. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 x 1.75 x 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1 ounce.

Leap Motion

The Leap Motion is a computer controller controlled by fingers, meant to replace keyboard and mouse designed for individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The Leap Motion Controller contains 2 camera sensors and 3 infrared LEDs. Leap Motion’s software translates the information from the camera sensors into 3-D input. Leap Motion incorporates natural motions and finger tracking. The Leap Motion Controller con

Leaps And Bounds - Switch Access

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

Leapstart Learning Gym

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

Learn More About Math

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

Learn More Thru Games

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

Learn To Dress Monkey

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

Learning Baby Tad (Model 8030)

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

Learning Game Board

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

Learning Lantern (Model 1463)

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

Leather Case For Ipad Mini Tablet

The Leather Case for iPad Mini Tablet is a case with stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This open leather case has a velour interior to protect the screen and back and ports for access to buttons. The case also has a built-in stand for hands-free viewing at a choice of three angles. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 8 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches. WEIGHT: 0.4 pounds. COLOR: Black, blue, or plum.

Leather Ipad Pillow

The Leather iPad Pillow is a bookholder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This travel pillow is specifically designed to hold an iPad or other tablet computer or an e-reader. The soft leather pillow is filled with polyfoam beads and contoured with leather piping on the edges. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 12 x 9 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 0.8 pounds. COLOR: Black.

Leather Ipad Smartcase

The Leather iPad SmartCase is a case with stand for tablet computers designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or the use of only one hand. This lightweight, genuine leather case features pebbling and contrasting stitching and has a soft interior lining to protect against the iPad's screen from scratching. The magnetic latch on the cover automatically wakes and sleeps the iPad. An integrated stand allows hands-free use of the iPad and viewing in both portrai

Leather Tablet Folio For Ipad

The Leather Tablet Folio for iPad is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Custom-sized for the iPad and the iPad 2, this zippered Nappa leather case folds to create a stand to support the iPad at the appropriate angle for use. This case holds the iPad on the right side and features card and document slots and pockets on the left. The center offers a pen loop and an integrated divider to protect the device screen. WARRANTY: One

Lectra+4 4-Channel Interferential And Muscle Stimulator

Lectra+4 is an interferential and muscle stimulator designed for use by individuals with circulatory, neurological, lower extremity, or upper extremity disabilities or chronic pain. Applications include chronic pain management, relief from muscle spasms, increasing blood circulation, increasing range of motion, treatment of muscle disuse atrophy, and muscle re-education. This device can be used with standard electrodes or conductive garments. It has four independent channels with five preset pro

Lectro-Lok Footswitch (Models L2S & L4S)

Footswitch. 5 by 2 1/2 by 1 1/4 inches, dual foot operated momentary rocker switch. Pressure on one side, activates circuit independently of other side. All wiring inside housing with single cord exposed. Has mechanical interlock to prevent both circuits from being operated at same time rugged stamped metal housing. Nonskid base options include elimination of mechanical lock, latching switches. Weight 10 ounces. Each side 10 amps, 125 to 250 volt AC, 1/2 horsepower or 5 amps, 250 volt AC.

Left / Right Rocker Switch (Model 710)

The Left/Right Rocker Switch, model 710, is a dual switch activated by pressing the plate on either side. Pressing one end activates one switch; pressing the other end activates a second switch. An auditory click is produced when a switch is activated. A switch cable with a 1/8-inch jack is included. DIMENSIONS: 8 1/8 x 3 5/8 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.

Left Hand Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD150)

The Finger Control Hand Device, model HD150, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The support extends beyond th

Left Hand Finger Control Hand Device with Wrist Support (Model HD250)

The Finger Control Hand Device with wrist support, model HD250, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The suppor

Leg Rests (Models 200 & 201)

The Leg Rests, models 200 and 2001, are leg positioneers designed for use by individuals with circulatory or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. These leg rests are adjustable with a contoured calf support. The upholstery is fire-retardant to IGM source 5. Features include horseshoe clips that allow the unit to be adjusted for both height and angle. Model 201 is a mobile leg rest and is fitted with 4 swivel castors and model 200 is a static leg rest and is fitted with non-slip rubber feet

Legacy Corkpops Wine Bottle Opener

The Legacy CorkPops Wine Bottle Opener is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device inserts a long needle through the cork and into the bottle; when the top is pressed, the cork is popped and the bottle is opened. The opener utilizes a low-pressure, environmentally friendly, EPA-approved propellant to insure a safe and exciting "pop." It features a sleek ergonomic design with a rubberized finish that is design

Lego® Switches

Lego® Switches is designed for use by children with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke and traumatic brain injury. The slightest touch on this plate switch will activate any adapted device. Children can build their own Lego scene on the compact plate play area with the included kit. Encourages your child to reach out and activate the switch. It can be used for teaching cause and effect and to encourage active play.

Legup Panel-Lifting Accessory For Table Saws

The LegUp Panel-Lifting Accessory for Table Saws is a table saw accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The unit mounts to the edge of a table or fence rail and functions as a fulcrum to assist in placing plywood and other large sheet stock onto the table. The unit is a hinged powder-coated steel leg with a "foot" or hook at the bottom. It bolts to the vertical edge of a table saw or to the horizontal lip at the end of a fence rail attached to the table for

Lessonpix

LessonPix is an online resource that allows parents, teachers and therapists to create various customized learning materials for children with communication, physical or motor disabilities. The database has over 20,000 pictures and over 500 templates. Users can upload or add their own clip art or photos to be used with custom materials. OPTIONS: Subscribers are able to access the sharing center or request a picture that is not in the database. COLOR: Multiple colors. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As sta

Let's Get Strong

Let's Get Strong is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide an exercise routine to strengthen and tone muscles of people of all fitness levels. Instruction on proper breathing and proper exercise form is included. Segments include a warm-up to stretch the muscles and increase elasticity, a seated weight-training session, and a cool-down to release stress and increase flexibility.

Let's Have Fun

Let's Have Fun is an exercise videotape designed for use by seniors and individuals with physical disabilities. This program is designed to provide a total body workout for people of all fitness levels, and the class on the tape includes a student with special needs. Instruction on proper breathing and correct form during exercise is included. The program includes a warm-up to safely stretch muscles and increase heart rate, a low-impact aerobics segment, and a cool-down to help increase joint fl

Letterschool

LetterSchool is a math tutorial program and a writing skills training program designed for use by parents or teachers working with children with learning, upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent or teacher to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to teach a child handwriting while playing a game. The child will learn about writing, counting and phonics of letters and numbers. LetterSchool allows the child to practice these skills as he or

Levenger Lap Desk

The Levenger Lap Desk is a lap tray designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This wooden desk is designed to rest on the arms of a chair to keep weight off the user's lap. This kidney-bean shaped desk is equipped with elastic straps to hold books and materials in place; included on the strap is a pen holder loop. OPTIONS: Transparent writing pad and clip-on Laplighter light. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 32.5 x 16 x 0.25 inches. COLOR: Natural cherry or dark cherry.

Lever Door Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities to open doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a lever door handle. A pipe hanger bracket is attached horizontally to a doorknob with a radiator hose clamp. Prongs and sharp edges are covered with plastic tape. Plastic tape can also be used to cover th

Lever Door Handle Extension

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to open a residential fire door with an automatic closer. A lever made of lightweight aluminum tubing with rubber tips at each end was attached to the existing small lever handle with two hose clamps. This enabled the user to grasp the handle with both hands to turn it and use body weight to pull the door open. DIMENSIONS: The aluminum tube is 20 centimeters long. TITLE: Opening Gambit. JOURNAL: TAD Journal.

Lever Extender

The Lever Extender is an extension handle for a recliner designed for use by individuals with upper extemity or balance disabilities. Made of heavy-duty padded steel, this handle attaches with four bolts to the existing handle used to raise the footrest of a recliner. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 9 X 7 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Lever Handle Lock (Model 2835)

The Lever Handle Lock, model 2835, is a keyless exterior door lock with lever designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This lock has levers on the inside and the outside, with a passage function that allows the outside lever to remain unlocked while the function is set. To enter from the outside while the door is locked, the user punches in the secret code, then pushes down on the lever. To exit, or to enter while the door is unlocked, the user

Lever Switch (Models Cm-8/cm-9)

The Lever is switch is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch is activated by pressing against a padded lever. OPTIONS: Mounting systems are available, including double-sided and quick-adjust swing-away. DIMENSIONS: The lever must travel 0.06 inch for activation. Model CM-8 is 9 inches long; model CM-9 is 7 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Leveron Door Lever

The Leveron is a door handle lever designed for use by individuals with grasping and other upper extremity disabilities. The device fits over conventional round door knobs to provide a lever handle and features an opening to allow full key access. The Leveron is constructed of high impact resin, fits left or right door openings, and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. A plastic installation wrench is included. COLOR: Almond, antique brass, silver, dark bronze, and hi-glow white.

Levo Bookholder (Desk Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Desk Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a desk/table clamp and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page holders for hands-free reading. The unit supports reading material from single sheets to newspap

Levo Bookholder (Stand Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Stand Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a cast-iron base with casters for stability and mobility, height-adjustable steel poles to support the bookboard, and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page

Levo Deluxe Ebook And Tablet Floor Stand

The Levo Deluxe eBook and Tablet Floor Stand is an electronic bookholder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The patented cantilever design does not require clearance under furniture and allows the iPad or tablet computer or ebook reader to extend from either the right or left side of chairs, beds, or wheelchair. The unit is adjustable without tools. The platform is adjustable to an infi

Levo Ebook, Ipad And Tablet Pc Clamp On Stand

The Levo eBook, iPad and Tablet PC Clamp On Stand is an adjustable ebook holder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This stand clamps to desks or tables to hold the tablet or ebook reader at eye level. The support board fits iPads and most iPad cases and other tablet computers as well as ebooks, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and Sony eReader. It adjusts to an infi

Levo Lap Desk

The Levo Lap Desk is a notebook / laptop computer support, bookholder, ebook holder, and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. Placed in one direction, the lap desk elevates reading material while reading. Then, when flipped to a different position it becomes a laptop, ebook reader, or iPad or tablet computer holder. The multi-positioning platform enables the user to adjust the angle of a

Libra 90 Trackball

The Libra 90 Trackball is a stationary trackball mouse that features a hand-hugging design which lessens arm movement for maximum comfort and improved functionality. The mouse is made to alleviate wrist pain and/or help those with dexterity issues. The design includes a 2 inch opto-mechanical trackball, 3 standard mouse buttons, a removable wrist-rest pad, and a PS/2-USB combo connector. Compatible with Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP.

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,

Lifebreath Switch (Model 1062)

The LifeBreath Switch, model 1062, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. Gently blowing into the switch activates attached external devices. The switch is attached to a gooseneck with a universal clamp. This switch operates in latch, momentary, or timer mode. The timer adjusts from zero to two minutes. POWER: Uses nine-volt direct current. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck is 19 inches long.

Lifetime Hose (Models Blf5850 & Blf58100 )

The Lifetime Hose, models BLF5850 and BLF58100, is a garden hose with easy grasp connector, designed for use by individuals with arthritis, limited strength, or grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The hose's Guard-N-Grip connector is ergonomically designed so the user can connect the hose to a faucet or spigot, and also remove the hose, without turning or twisting the connector. It allows the hose to be tightened to the faucet so the connection is leak proof. It also protect

Liftbak

The LiftBak is a low back orthosis designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities and back pain or strain. Designed to provide lumbar support when bending and lifting, this back support consists of a sturdy 5-inch belt with rigid foam that contours to the body. A buckle and locking closure holds the belt securely yet allows easy adjustment. Additional features include a brushed lining with soft edges for added comfort, along with a wide 2-inch nylon strap that provides additio

Light Beam Indicator

Light Beam Indicator is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and an adjustable padded nylon headset with a light pointer. The rod, which attaches to the nylon headset, projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. Contact manufacturer for information on system options. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 1)

Light beam indicator for an alternative pointing method. For individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or positioning control. On/off switch, rechargeable power pack.

Light Beam Indicator (Model 2)

Lightweight flexible plastic headwand with washable forehead felt pad, cushioned chin strap and Velcro elastic band closure. Focused light beam indicator is mounted over forehead. Provides alternative pointing method for individuals with limited neck, trunk mobility or control when used with positioning. Weight 3.5 ounces. Light beam indicator has on, off switch adaptable to individual needs. Rechargeable power pack.

Light Locator Switch (Model 7770)

The Light Locator Switch (LLS), model 7770, is a buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities and low vision. This switch provides both a visual and a tactile cue. The red locator light guides the user to the switch. When the switch is pressed, the user feels vibrotactile stimulation and sees multi-colored blinking lights, all while activating any toy or device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 2 inches.

Light Pointer

The Light Pointer is an optical pointer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This device projects a spot of light and is designed to be mounted on the user's head and pointed toward objects. The Light Pointer can also be used to activate the Light Activated Switch (see separate entry from this manufacturer).

Light Pointer With Headstick (Model Ii)

Model II Light Pointer with Headstick is a head-mounted pointing system using both a pointing rod and a light beam. An adjustable padded nylon headset holds the mountings for both the rod and the light pointer. The rod projects out over the forehead and downward. The light pointer is positioned over the forehead and projects a concentrated light beam. The light beam is visible under normal room lighting. POWER: Three "C" batteries. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. WEIGHT: 11.5 ounces.

Light Relief Therapy

Light Relief Therapy is a pain relief device designed to administer infrared light therapy for sore muscles and joints. Light Relief uses infrared LEDs to create a powerful stream of warm therapeutic light that penetrates deep into your body.  Unlike regular heat from heating pads, infrared light therapy has the ability to reach deep within human tissue, essentially warming muscles and joints from the inside. The penetrating infrared light increases circulation while relieving minor muscle pain,

Light Switch Extender

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to toggle wall light switches on and off. Drill a small hole through the end of each of the toggle switch. Fix a split ring, available at bead stores or fishing supply stores, through each hole, then coil one end of a 20-inch length of fencing wire around the ring with a pair of needle-nose pliers. Next, drill a small hole in one side and out the other of a wine bottle cork and thread the wire through the hole. Then, ag

Light Switch Extension Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity or mobility disabilities to turn light wall switches on and off. Included in a chapter titled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a simple extension for light switches. A small hole is drilled in the end of the light switch and a corresponding hole is drilled in the end of an acrylic rod or wooden

Light Up City Bus

Light Up City Bus is designed for children with cognitive and limited coordination and strength in their upper and lower extremities as a result of cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and stroke. Users can use a switch to activate the City Bus while it bumps and moves. The colorful LEDs light up and plays upbeat music.

Light Workout Exerciser

The Light Workout Exerciser is a hand- or leg-propelled bicycle exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities. The unit consists of a frame with pedals and can be used on the floor in front of a chair or a wheelchair for lower extremity exercise or placed on a table for upper extremity use. Features include manually-adjustable resistance, non-skid pads on the base, and hand/foot loops on the pedals. WEIGHT: 8 pounds. COLOR: Chrome finish.

Light-Activated Switch

The Light-Activated Switch is a photoelectric switch designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. The switch is activated by directing a light pointer at a light-sensitive panel. POWER: 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 4 x 2 inches.

Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer (Model 1360, 1360-8)

Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer, models 1380 and 1380-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. This model is similar to model 1350 (see separate entry), but has an exceptionally loud buzzer. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1

Lighted Musical Box Plate Switch & Musical Box Plate Switch (Models 740, 740-8, 770, 770-8)

The Lighted Musical Plate Switch is a touch switch designed to teach cause and effect relationships for individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The switch is a bright yellow plate , that when pressed causes tiny lights to flash in sync with sounds from a built in music box. It can be used alone or as an external switch when connected to a toy. The Music Box Plate Switch is similar but without the lights.

Lighted Musical Tambourine

The Lighted Musical Tambourine is a switch operated toy designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy can be used alone as a musical instrument or as a switch to activate any toy. When the tambourine is swiped or slightly touched the multi-colored lights flash and music plays while the device begins to vibrate. Lights, music, and vibration can be turned on or off. POWER: Uses 7 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 8 x 10.5 x 10.5 inches.

Lighted Musical Tunes (Model 4550)

The Lighted Musical Tunes is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or visual disabilities. When the user pushes the large orange switch plate, he/she experiences bright lights and soft vibrations while listening to one of six high-fidelity songs including rock, classical, easy listening, Latin, new age and western. Each song is about 50 seconds long. Features include adjustable volume control and an on/off vibration option. POWER: Uses 6 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS

Lighted Plate Switch (Model 750, 750-8)

The Lighted Plate Switch, model 750 and 750-8, is a touch switch designed for persons with hearing and mild visual disabilities. Activation of the switch is achieved by applying light pressure on the plate. Activation is indicated when the face of the plate glows with a bright white light.

Lighted Signal Switch (Model 956)

The Lighted Signal Switch, model 956, is a button switch and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. When this textured signal switch is activated, a bright light shines to encourage visual attention. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 4 x 6.5 inches.

Lighted Signalling Buzzer (Model 1350, 1350-8)

Lighted Signalling Buzzer, models 1350 and 1350-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.

Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer (Model 1370, 1370-8)

Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer, models 1370 and 1370-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. This communicator informs the user of activation with a light, a buzzer, and vibration when the switch closure is made. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.

Lightweight Foam-Handled Cutlery

The Lightweight Foam-Handled Cutlery is a knife, a fork and spoons with built-up handles designed for use by individuals with weakened or painful grasps. These dishwasher-safe lightweight stainless steel utensils are mounted on plastic stems and hygenically sealed into sculptured closed-cell foam handles with finger contours. The handles taper slightly. Available items include a table knife, a fork, a soup spoon, and a teaspoon (each sold separately). DIMENSIONS: The handles are 1.25 inches in d

Lil Lady Bug (Model 1416)

Lil Lady Bug, model 1416, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating an attached capability switch (not included) causes this ladybug to play 16 different children classics while colorful lights flash in time to the music. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 2.5 inches.

Limited Mobility Compound Bow Mount (Model CB100)

The Limited Mobility Compound Bow Mount, model CB100, is a compound bow support designed for use by people with mobility and lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who have limited hand and arm movement and strength and who use a wheelchair. This device comprises a mounting plate that is placed under the wheelchair’s seat cushion before the user transfers into the chair. Once the user is seated in the wheelchair, a vertical receiver tube is attached in the middle of the front edge of

Limited Mobility Gun Mount (Model LM100)

The Limited Mobility Gun Mount, model LM100, is a rifle, pistol, and crossbow support designed for use by people with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury with limited hand and arm movement and strength. Intended for individuals who use wheelchairs, this mount is based on a mounting plate placed under the wheelchair’s seat cushion before the user transfers into the chair. Once the user is seated in the wheelchair, a vertical receiver tube is attached in the middle of th

Limited Mobility Pistol Mount (Model LMPM)

The Limited Mobility Pistol Mount, model LMPM, is a pistol support designed for use by people with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who have limited hand or arm movement and strength and who use a wheelchair. A Limited Mobility Gun Mount, model LM100, and The Vacuum Trigger System, model TM100, are required with this device, but are not included (see separate entries). This device accommodates a variety of pistols, including auto loaders and double action revolvers,

Lipstick Inspection Workstation

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with repetitive strain injury to continue lipstick inspection work. This work station is designed to reduce shoulder strain, take weight off the arms, and minimize movement while permitting the task of inspecting lipsticks to continue. The work station has a wood base covered with a non-slip grip liner. Two wheelchair armrests rest on the base, forming a sloping triangle, with a foam pad at each end. A series of blocks and wing nuts allow the h

Lipsync (Models L1, L2, L3, & L4)

Lipsync is a mouth operated mouse designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. A mouth-operated joystick enables the user to move the cursor, while sipping and puffing triggers clicking and right clicking. The unit has a compact design for mobile computing and requires no software or drivers. Features include a green LED to provide visual feedback for left click, a red LED to provide visual feedback for right click, cursor speed adju

Liquid Soap Caddy

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a stable holder for liquid soap pump bottles used by people with upper extremity, grasping, or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or use of one hand. This artzicle, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," provides illustrated step-by-step instructions with a detailed materials list for making a simple holder to enable the user to dispense liquid soap from a pump-style container without holding or grasping the bottle. MATERIALS: 1 x 3 inch

Literacy Pack

The Literacy Pack is a set of access and literacy items, including a keyboard interface, a voice output word processor program, and a spelling tutorial program, designed for use by individuals with cognitive, visual, and upper extremity disabilities. This package includes IntelliKeys and IntelliTalk (see separate entries) by IntelliTools and Spell-A-Word (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: Versions are available for use with Macintosh computers or IBM and compatible computers equipped with Wind

Little People Animal Sounds Zoo

The Little People Animal Sounds Zoo is an educational toy designed for use by children age twelve months and up with neurological, fine motor, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This interactive playset includes chunky pieces for ease in grasping and pressing the animal footprints in the zoo habitat produces animal sounds. Children can help the zookeeper feed the polar bear, monkey, seal, lion, and elephant with the included "food." Removable fences open and close. The zookeeper and his truck ar

Little People Musical Zoo Train

The Little People Musical Zoo Train is an educational toy designed for use by children age twelve months and up with neurological, fine motor, visual, or cognitive disabilities. When the train is pulled along, a teeter-tooter on one care goes up and down, the giraffe in another car spins, and pressing the dtiver activates the song "If I Could Talk to the Animals," complete with a tiger that roars, a parrot that squawks, and a giraffe munching lunch. The cars can also be played with seperately.

Living Books Library

The Living Books Library is a language and math tutorial program designed to demonstrate the power of language to explore, express, learn and communicate for individuals who are developmentally or physically disabled. This package in particular is designed to assist educators with integrating the Living Books CD-ROM titles into the classroom curriculum. The four programs include: Just Grandma and Me, where students take an interactive reading trip to the beach; Arthur's Teacher Trouble, an engag

Lmb Acu-Spring Finger Extension Assist

The LMB Acu-Spring finger Extension Assist is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with joint tightness or flexion contractures. Made with high-quality Wire-Foam construction for a customized fit, this splint is useful for regaining the last few degrees of PIP extension. Tension is adjustable by careful bending and the axis of motion is close to the PIP joint to maintain splint alignment. This splint provides 12 ounces of force with 15 degrees flexion and approxi

Lmb Acu-Spring Pip Extension Assist

The LMB Acu-Spring PIP Extension Assist is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with joint tightness or flexion contractures. Made with high-quality Wire-Foam construction for a customized fit, this splint extends the PIP joint while not interfering with the MP joint. Tension is adjustable by careful bending and the splint provides 12 ounces of force with 15 degrees flexion and approximately 6 pounds of force with 90 degrees of flexion. SIZES: Extra-small, small,

Lmb Extension Finger Splint (Model Bk7053)

The LMB Extemsion Finger Splint, model 7053, is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with joint tightness or flexion contractures. The finger splint produces extension of proximal or distal joints of the fingers or thumb. The device can be adjusted by careful bending for less tension and will extend supple joint to full extension. The weakest spring tension is 1-pound of force at full extension, and 1.75 pounds at full flexion. Measure the volar surface distance

Lmb Light Extension Finger Spring

The LMB Spring PIP Extension Assist is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with crush injuries, burns, or boutonniere deformity. Made with high-quality Wire-Foam construction for a customized fit, this splint extends the PIP or DIP joint. Tension is adjustable by careful bending and the splint provides 1.75 pounds of force with full flexion and approximately 1 pound of force with full extension. SIZES: Extra-small, small, medium, large, or extra-large.

Lmb Spring Finger Extension Assist

The LMB Spring Finger Extension Assist is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with finger flexion tightness or boutonniere deformity. Made with high-quality Wire-Foam construction for a customized fit, this splint extends the PIP joint with a slight extension effect on MP joint. Tension is adjustable by careful bending and the splint provides 8 ounces of force with 15 degrees flexion and approximately 4 pounds of force with 90 degrees of flexion. SIZES: Extra-sm

Lmb Spring Pip Extension Assist

The LMB Spring PIP Extension Assist is a finger extension and flexion splint designed for use by individuals with PIP tightness or boutonniere deformity. Made with high-quality Wire-Foam construction for a customized fit, this splint extends the PIP joint while not interfering with the MP joint. Tension is adjustable by careful bending and the splint provides 8 ounces of force with 15 degrees flexion and approximately 4 pounds of force with 90 degrees of flexion. SIZES: Extra-small, small, mediu

Lmb Wire-Foam Resting Hand Splint

The LMB Wire-Foam Resting Hand Splint is a hand orthosis designed for use with individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made with high- quality Wire-Foam construction, this splint allows a customized fit and has a malleable frame for static progressive splinting. Removable criss-cross wrist straps help secure the wrist. This splint is available for the right or left hand. OPTIONS: Finger Deviation Strap. SIZES: Small, medium, or large.

Lobster Biball

The Lobster BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a lobster design. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: White. GUARANTEE: 100 percent satisfaction guar

Lockable Plastic Pliers (Third Hand) (Model K-40)

Lockable Plastic Pliers (Third Hand), model K-40, are designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These pliers have straight handles with a locking device to hold small objects in place or hold two flat objects together. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.6 ounce.

Lockblocks Fasteners

Lockblocks Fasteners are surface anchors designed to mount tubular accessories such as flashlights, canes, and airpumps to any tube on wheelchairs, walkers, bed rails, etc. The mounts are flexible plastic with hook-and-loop strapping systems. Lockblocks Cross Channel mounts hold items perpendicular to the tube or rail with two straps, while Lockblocks Parallel Channel mounts hold items parallel to the rail with one strap. These fasteners are available in a variety of strap lengths and weights.

Logitech Cordless Trackman Optical Mouse (Model 904369-0403)

The Logitech Cordless TrackMan Optical Mouse, model 904369-0403, is a trackball designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. Designed for right-handed use, this cordless optical mouse is shaped to fit the palm of the user's hand and has a large trackball for cursor control. It operates wirelessly within six feet of the computer. The unit also has two forward and back buttons for Web and document browsing, a scroll wheel, and a drag lock button. Button controls

Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball Mouse, Model 910-001799

The Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball Mouse, Model 910-001799 is an adapted wireless mouse designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or for those who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome to assist them in the task of using computer mice. Use your computer for long periods of time with this trackball mouse, which allows you to precisely navigate features with minimal wrist movement. Comfortable sculpted shape, which supports the curves of the hand. Requires less wrist movement. Buil

Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse (Model 910-000806)

The Logitech TrackMan Marble Mouse is a an optical trackball and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This trackball has a long, broad palm area and gentle curves to help keep the user's hand comfortable and supported, with an ambidextrous design for both right- and left-handed use. It has a stable base that stays in place and provides support. It has button controls that allow the user to move forward and backward surfing t

Lomak

The Lomak (Light Operated Mouse And Keyboard) is a modified keyboard designed for use by people who have difficulty using or are unable to use a standard mouse and keyboard, including people with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, arthritis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and carpal tunnel syndrome. The Lomak’s keys are arranged in three circles with each key equidistant from the confirm key so that the keyboard can be operated with very small moveme

Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens (Models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181)

The Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens, models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181, are mittens designed for use by individuals with neurological, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities. Made of 200 weight Polartec fleece, these mittens have a long side zipper and elastic at the wrist and slip over the hand. These mittens and a 7-inch cuff may be machine washed and dried. SIZES: Sizes to fit hands from 5 inches to 9 inches measured from middle line at the wrist to the tip of the longest finger. COLO

Long 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 Opponens Orthosis Kit

The Long Opponens Orthosis Kit is designed to oppose and abduct the thumb, give support to the wrist, and serve as a foundation for accessories. The brace is aluminum with beveled edges, felt or plastazote padding, and two leather straps with buckles. The orthosis extends approximately 6 inches beyond the wrist. OPTIONS: Finger and MP joint accessories available. SIZES: Based on measurement taken from the widest part of the MP joints. Small (up to 2.75 inches), Medium (2.75 to 3.25 inches), and

Long Reach Brush

The Long Reach Brush is a comb with extended handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or limited range of motion. This comb has an ergonomic, no-slip, easy-grip handle and ball-tipped plastic bristles. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches long. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Long Reach Comb

The Long Reach Comb is a comb with extended handle designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or limited range of motion. This comb has an ergonomic, no-slip, easy-grip handle. DIMENSIONS: 15 inches long. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Long Sleeve Button Down Shirt With Velcro Closures (Model 404V )

The Long Sleeve Button Down Shirt With Velcro Closures, model 404V, is a men’s shirt designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or other physical disabilities. The polyester and cotton shirt has Velcro tabs behind the placket for closure. Buttons are sewn on the front for natural appearance.

Long-Handled Combs And Brush

The Long-Handled Combs and Brush are combs and a hair brush with extended handles designed for use by individuals with shoulder weakness and limited range of motion. Made of molded plastic, models include a fine comb, a style comb, and a brush (each sold separately). All models fold for transport and storage.

Long-Handled Wand

The Long-Handled Wand is a hose nozzle and plant watering aid designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. The Wand enables the user to reach over, under, and around obstacles when watering. It is lightweight and designed to be easy to handle, and it has an insulated handle and a trigger lock to prevent hand fatigue. The nozzle's fine perforations apply water in a gentle shower regardless of flow rate. DIMENSIONS: 31 inches long with a 6-inch rubber grip and a 2

Long-Reach Lotion Applicator (Model 224269)

The Long-Reach Lotion Applicator, model 224269, is a lotion applicator designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This applicator has a long, slightly curved handle with a round head. Filling the head with lotion or bath gel and rubbing the head's 19 floating massage balls over the hard-to-reach areas. The applicator head can also be used without the handle. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 16 inches long and the head is 3.5 inches in diameter.

Long-Spout Feeding Cup

The Long-Spout Feeding Cup is a glass with lid and spout designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. The lid fits into the transparent plastic cup and permits air to enter the cup as liquid is removed, but prevents leaking if the cup fals on its side. Top-rach home dishwasher safe, this cup can be used for hot or cold liquids and has finger grooves for a secure grip. This cup holds 7.5 ounces with gradations at 100 and 200 milliliters.

Look And Listen

Look and Listen is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. When the mouse, switch, or space bar is pressed, an object will move across the screen while music is playing in the background. The objects are large and colorful. Among the more than 100 graphic objects objects included are household items, cartoon images, foods, and many others. The pro

Look to Learn

Look to Learn is a software package with 40 eye gaze or head mouse activities designed for people starting out with eye gaze or head mouse technology as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, or traumatic brain injury. Each activity develops a different skill, ranging from early cause and effect through to accurate eye gaze or head mouse control.

Looped Exercise Aids (Model Ah3)

The Looped Exercise Aids, model AH3, are grasping aids for the hand and exercise cuffs designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. This device is made of fabric loops attached to adjustable padded wrist straps. This device is intended to assist users to grip exercise equipment. When exercise is performed, the loops are slipped over the handles to grip items such as rowing oars, indoor rowing machines and other types of gym and fitness equipment. SIZES: One siz

Loquendo Asr

Loquendo ASR (Automatic Speech Recognition) is a voice input program designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, or learning disabilities. It can be used to provide voice control for a variety of devices, such as home appliances; cellular phones; mainframe, desktop and mobile computers; and automobile navigation and telecommunications systems. The software is able to recognize a wide variety of speakers, and it can handle continuous speech using statistic

Love To Hug Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, And Piglet

Love to Hug Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Piglet are stuffed animals designed for use by children with upper extremity, vision, and severe physical disabilities. These squeezable stuffed animals (each sold separately) ask for more hugs once thet have been squeezed. When the child leaves them alone for a few moments, they asked to be hugged again.

Lovely Monkey (Model 8045)

The Lovely Monkey, model 8045, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch causes this plush monkey to swing its head and play the xylophone. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 7 x 4 x 5.5 inches.

Low Pressure Sip N' Puff Switch

The Low Pressure Sip N’ Puff Switch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system allows the user to switch devices, including auxillary communication devices, on and off with a sip or puff. The switch comes with mounting hardware.

Low Profile Switch (Model 3Tslp)

The Low Profile Switch model 3TSLP, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large surface switch has a low profile for easier use by individuals with limited range of motion and is operated by pressing on the surface. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 x 3 inches.

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

Lubidet

Lubidet is a personal hygiene system for men, women, and children. This add-on toilet bidet is designed to deliver instantly warmed fresh water for cleansing and either warmed or unheated air for drying. The device provides a hands-free wash with fresh water only; there are no added chemicals in the water wash. The device is installed between the toilet seat and the bowl for either right or left hand operation. The heating unit hangs on the wall. The control unit swivels the spray arm into posit

Lumbar Extender Back Stretcher

Lumbar Extender Back Stretcher is designed for use by individuals with chronic back pack, postural imbalances or individuals who are trying to restore the natural curvature of their back and improve flexibility in their shoulder and back muscles.  

Lux Extended Loud Ring Timer (Model 1929)

The Lux Extended Loud Ring Timer, model 1929, is a timer designed for use by individuals who are hard of hearing. This timer has a 5-second loud ring, and can be set and operated using one hand. It has a spring wound movement with one-minute to one-hour time settings. The high-impact plastic case has four rubber feet. OPTIONS: Antimicrobial (white and almond only). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.75 x 4.25 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 6.4 ounces. COLOR: White, almond, slate, blue, or mauve. WARRANTY: 1-year limi

Luxe Wardrobe Automation

The Luxe Wardrobe Automation closet conveyor system is a motorized clothes rack designed for individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, other physical disabilities, or seniors. This system brings clothing to the user with the push of a button or touch of a foot, at a height appropriate for the user. The system is available in the standard straight line conveyor (oval configuration) High-Low, L-shaped, U-shaped, or V-dip conveyor. Hand or foot controls are available and speeds are variab

Lymphedema Exercise Kit

The Lymphedema Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical or occupational therapists who work with individuals with lymphedema or sub-acute persistent edema. The therapist can use this exercise database with PC-Kits software (not included) to design customized exercise plans. The lymphedema section has exercises for treating primary and secondary extremity, breast, trunk, and genital lymphedema. The Manual Edema Mobilization section is designed for use with sub-acu

Mac Os X Command Sets For Ilisten, Plaintalk, & Viavoice

Mac OS X Command Sets for iListen, PlainTalk, and ViaVoice are software kits designed to enable users with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control applications in the Mac OS X Jaguar operating system (see entry) through voice input. There are different sets for 13 specific applications and three voice input programs: iListen from MacSpeech, PlainTalk from Apple, and ViaVoice from IBM (see separate entries). Applications for which command sets are available include BBEdit, i

Mac Os X Version 10.2 Jaguar

Mac OS X Jaguar is a computer operating system with built-in keyboard modification, mouse emulator, screen magnification, speech synthesizer, visual beep indicator, voice input, and voice output programs, designed for use by individuals who are blind, deaf or hard of hearing, or who have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. For users with low vision, this operating system provides a Zoom display option that uses the Quartz rendering and compositing engine to magnify the contents of the sc

Maddacomfort Sling (Model F78461)

The Maddacomfort Sling, model F78461, is an arm sling designed to provide comfort and support at the shoulder, hand, and arm areas. The sling is made of polyurethane foam bound in a fine open mesh knit cover and features an oval wrist pad and a square elbow pad. A 1-inch wide web strap with plated metal buckles provides solid support and proper positioning of the injured limb. The sling is washable.

Maddadapt Built-Up Handle Angle Cutlery (Models F74636 To F74637-0001)

The Maddadapt Built-Up Handle Angle Cutlery are adapted eating utensils designed for facilitated use by persons with limited wrist movement and grasping ability. These utensils feature angled forks and spoons for either the right- or left-handed user, and adjustable, removable rings on the handles to give support against individual fingers for maximum comfort. The plastic handles are hollow to allow weights to be added when necessary. Eating components are made of stainless steel, and the entire

Maddak Deluxe Hip Kit, Model F738000001

Maddak Deluxe Hip Kit is designed for people with limited mobility, arthritis or recovering from hip, knee, or back surgery. It includes assistive devices for independent dressing and bathing.

Maddak Eating Partitioned Scoop Dish With Lid, Model F745270000

The Partitioned Dish is a partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available with or without a cover, this dishwasher-safe dish is divided into three sections, one that holds eight ounces and two that hold four ounces.  

Maddak Eating Scooper Plate, Model F745350010

Maddak Eating Scooper Plate features is designed for use by individuals with limited use of her their upper extremities as a result of stroke or traumatic brain injury.  It features a flat bottom and high rim with a reverse curve on one side to help in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling over the side. It is made of molded white and heat-resistant plastic.

Maddak One Hand Adaptive Utensils Cutlery Set (Model H746100000)

The Maddak One Hand Adaptive Utensils Cutlery Set, model H746100000, is a combined fork and knife set designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or the use of only one hand. When the device is placed over a piece of food and pushed down, the fork retracts inside the three-sided box knife. The knife then cuts a bite-sized piece of food. When pressure is released, the spring-mounted fork holding the food extends past the knife, allowing the user to eat the freshly cut piece. The fo

Maddak Safety Step Stool, Model F721700000

Maddak Swiveling Lotion Applicator, Model F741350000

Maddak Swiveling Lotion Applicator moves with the contours of the body and allows to apply lotions, oils, and creams to hard to reach spots without straining. Its soft, high-end, cosmetic grade applicator, and long handle reduces the need to bend, stretch, or strain. It is designed for people with mobility and upper-lower disabilities. 

Maddox Professional Helper Knife

The Maddox Professional Helper Knife is a 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 finger

Magic Arm Mounting System (Model 1631)

The Magic Arm Mounting System is mounting hardware for control switches to be placed in virtually any position for individuals with physical disabilities. The adjustable arm attaches to a table or wheelchair by means of a one-piece base clamp. The arm can be further adjusted by flipping the lever at the joint of the arm, moving the arm into the desired position, and then flipping the lever back to lock it in place. The Magic Arm Mounting System comes with threaded circular and rectangular platfo

Magic Basin

The Magic Basin is a an accessible sink with a hands-free electronic faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Sensors in the basin's tap fittings detect the position of hands in the basin and control the water flow and temperature accordingly. In the factory setting, designed for use in public areas, placing hands in the middle of the basin activates the faucet and produces a warm water flow. The faucet is deactivated by removing hands from the wate

Magic Cursor 2000

MAgic Cursor is a cursor control interface designed to provide all mouse functions without the need for buttons or switches for individuals who have little or no hand strength or who have other upper extremity disabilities. By using a dwell selection to operate, Magic Cursor enables the user to perform all mouse functions by moving the cursor. When the cursor dwells on the item where the user wants to perform a funtion, it changes to the funtion box. With the function box, one can move left to

Magic Faucet

The Magic Faucet is an electronic faucet designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. This faucet allows an individual with limited use of the hands to control water flow and temperature by touching the tap fitting or by moving the hand into the vicinity of the outlet (a distance of approximately two centimeters). The flow of water is ended by removing hands or by moving the hands or fingers through the flow of water. The faucet comes with 10 progra

Magic Lighted Ball Switch (Model 895)

The Magic Lighted Ball Switch, model 895, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch has a ribbed texture which invites the user to touch it. It also provides a multi-colored light show with nine different patterns and plays soft mechanical music while providing gentle vibration while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A and 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 8.5 x 4.5 inches.

Magic Paintbox

The Magic Paintbox is a painting activity designed foruse by children with fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This activity replicates finger painting, without the mess. Non-toxic gel is contained in a sealed pouch. Users trace patterns and designs with their fingers on the pouch’s surface and a panel behind the gel pouch lights up when pouch is touched to heighten the visual effect. The unit includes a wood frame with lighted panel, plastic gel pouch, and power supp

Magic Tap

Magic Tap is a spill proof automatic drink dispenser designed for use by individuals with limited grasping, strength and coordination in the arms and hands due to an illness or injury. It fits right over your milk jugs, juice bottles and containers, the silicone universal cap fits most tops. Magic Tap works like a straw sucking up the liquid and with the push of the tap out it comes. No more spilled overs from those heavy jugs. Keep it ready to use in your fridge or on the counter so your younge

Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray

The Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray is a easy release ice tray designed for use by people with grasping or fine motor disabilities of the hand, including arthritis. The Magic Touch Tray has 14 oval depressions, each of which is filled with water and frozen. The shape of the depressions resembles an egg cut lengthwise. When the water has frozen into ice cubes, the user can press on the end of an individual cube to make it stand erect so the cube can be easily grabbed and placed in a glass. The tray is

Magic Wand Keyboard (Models Sek101, Smn33, Sbn33, & Sam33)

The Magic Wand Keyboard is a mini keyboard with a built-in mouse designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, arthritis of the hand, neurological disabilities, or repetitive motion disabilities. This miniature keyboard allows access to any computer using no strength and only the slightest head or hand movement. The keyboard and mouse work with the touch of a wand, either a mouthstick or a hand-held wand, and require no force to activate, only

Magic Wrist Support

The Magic Wrist Support is wrist splint designed to provide support for individuals with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or other wrist joint and forearm muscle pain. This wrist support keeps the wrist stable with a lightweight metal stay. The stay may be moved to accommodate either the right or left hand. This splint can also be used to provide compression and heat therapy. COLOR: Black and tan.

Magical Light Show (Model 1672)

The Magical Light Show, model 1672, is a switched activated toy designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities and low vision. Once the yellow switch is pressed the user can feel subtle vibrations on the hands while the light show begins. The show features colored patterns shown against a black background and upbeat musical sounds. An external jack is included for a capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 7 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 11.5

Magical Mystery Switch (Model 1679)

The Magical Mystery Switch, model 1679, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch operates in two different ways: Multicolored LED lights can be turned on to attract the user's attention and encourage him/her to touch the cloth ball in the center to activate the switch or, to encourage the user to explore independently, the lights can be left off. Once the ball is touched, the lights, vibration, a gentle breeze, and a conn

Magical Spinning Light Wall Panel (Model 3135)

The Magical Spinning Light Wall Panel, model 3135, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities or upper extremity disabilities. This wall-mounted toy has a display with 32 colorful patterns, and it can play six different New Age tunes. Once the round silver frame around the display is pressed, the user can watch the multi-colored light show,hear one of the six tunes and feel a mild vibration. It has an on/off adjustable volume control. This wall panel

Magictrol (Model Mtg311A)

Switch has 3 microswitches which may be sequenced through 4 positions. Switch can be activated from up to 30 feet when connected with 1/8 I.D. tubing to pneumatic push button 6431 (see separate entry). Requires impulse pressure of 1 psig to switch from one position to another. Each microswitch is rated at 15 amps, 250 vac, 1/2 hp.

Magnaready Shirt

The MagnaReady Shirt is a men's dress shirt designed for use by with limited mobility or dexterity, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's or other upper extremity or neurological disabilities. Made of 100 percent cotton 80s 2-ply pinpoint oxford, this dress shirt is eight magnetic fasteners on the front that look like a button-down shirt when closed. The magnetic fasteners are intended to facilitate dressing by eliminating the need to maneuver buttons through buttonholes. To close each fastener, the

Magnetic Bingo Chips

The Magnetic Bingo Chips are metallic-ringed transparent bingo chips designed for use with light colored or white bingo cards by people with upper extremity, fine motor and grasping disabilities and others with limited manual dexterity. The chips' clear red plastic allows the user to see the numbers underneath. Each chips has a metallic ring so it can be lifted and moved with the Magnetic Wand (see separate entry). Chips come in a pack of 200 chips.

Magnetic Bug Puzzle

The Magnetic Bug Puzzle is a puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Designed to refine eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills, this puzzle consists of a magnet hanging from a bug net and a magnet in each of the 10 wooden, bug-shaped puzzle pieces. The child uses the bug net to remove and replace the puzzle pieces in the background board. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1/3 x 9 x 12 inches.

Magnetic Car Play Set

The Magnetic Car Play Set is a therapeutic occupational therapy (OT) tool designed for kids to develop kinesthetic sense, motor planning, visual motor, and eye-hand coordination. The car can be placed on a piece of cardboard or a manila folder and follow the track with the car, manipulating it with the horseshoe-shape