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1-Foot Braille Rulers: English Measurement Ruler (Model 1-03070-00) & Metric-English Measurement Ruler (Model 1-03100-00)

1-Foot Braille Rulers are tactile rulers designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. There are two versions: An English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03070-00, and a Metric-English Measurement Ruler, model 1-03100-00. Both rulers are made of molded plastic. On the English Measurement Ruler, inches and fractions are indicated by raised lines. Braille figures are located at inch divisions. On the Metric-English Measurement Ruler, one-centimeter and 1/2 centimeter intervals are

10-Digit Talking Calculator With Music And Alarm

The 10-Digit Talking Calculator with Music and Alarm is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator has a 10-digit liquid crystal display (LCD), with voice output for entries and results. Other features include voice volume control and shutoff; a time and date display mode, with automatic return from calculator to time mode after eight minutes idle; a built-in talking alarm clock; calculation results reported in digits or units; and 15 m

12-Digit Jumbo Talking Calculator

The 12-Digit Jumbo Talking Calculator is a voice output, large button, large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large crystal display (LCD), oversized number and function buttons with large white numbers, and volume control. The user can push the buttons to do standard calculations and entries appear on the large easy-to-see display screen while the calculator also speak each number and function pressed as well as t

12-Inch Metal Ruler (Models 23-5201-1 & 23-5301-9)

The 12-Inch Metal Ruler is a braille ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The ruler is made of metal with 0.25-inch markings. The ruler is available in non-folding (23-5201-1) and folding styles (23-5301-9).

17 Series Wheelchair Accessible Mobile Lab Station

The 17 Series Wheelchair Accessible Mobile Lab Station is a portable, accessible science work station designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This workstation is designed for use in classrooms and science laboratories to allow students who use a wheelchair access to scientific experiments in a classroom setting. Made with a steel frame and heavy duty solid plastic panels, this unit resembles a standard d

18-Inch Flexible Ruler (Model 1-03050-00)

The 18-Inch Flexible Ruler, model 1-03050-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of flat or curved surfaces. It has raised lines in quarter-inch increments and numbers in braille and large print. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 47 x 4 centimeters. COLOR: Ruler is white with black lines.

20-20 Pens

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

30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler (Model 1-03031-00)

The 30-Centimeter Flexible Ruler, model 1-03031-00, is a tactile, braille, and large print ruler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This flexible plastic ruler allows tactual and visual measurement of both flat and curved surfaces. Centimeters are indicated with raised black lines, and even numbered marks are labeled in both braille and large print. These rulers are sold in packages of five. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 3 centimeters.

3D Feel & Find (Model 5060)

The 3D Feel & Find, model 5060, is a tactile discrimination training activity designed for use by children from age 3 years old and older with sensory or neurological disabilities. The set includes 20 printed tiles with 20 matching wooden shapes (10 geometric and 10 object shapes) and a cloth drawstring bag. The child is given or selects printed tiles and then reaches into the bag to find the corresponding shapes by touch. The difficulty of the activity may be increased or decreased by the n

3M Adjustable Footrest

The 3M Adjustable Footrest helps reduce strain and fatigue on legs, back and neck. The footrest offers an easy foot-controlled platform tilt adjustment and sturdy steel construction. The contoured 18 inch wide, non-skid plastic platform keeps the user's feet in place and it has soft bumps to help soothe their feet. SIZES: One size. DIMENSIONS: 4.3 inches length x 7 inches width x 13.8 inches depth. COLOR: Grey. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

3M Expressions Anti-Glare Computer Filter

The 3M Expressions Anti-Glare Computer Filter is a black computer frame that reduces light glare up to 90 percent to help prevent glare-related eyestrain and headaches. The lightly tinted glass acts as an aid for improved screen contrast. The frame fits both CRT and LCD desktop monitors and helps protect fragile LCD screens from fingerprints and damage. OPTIONS: CRT and LCD fit options. DIMENSIONS: CRT 16-19" fit = 16 inches length x 19 inches width; LCD 16-19" fit = 17 inches length x 18 inches

3M Leatherette Mousepad Wristrest

The 3M Leatherette Mousepad Wristrest allows gel to conform to the wrist and neutralize wrist posture. The rest also features anti-microbial product protection, which inhibits growth of microorganisms, such as bacteria, that can cause stains, odors and product degradation. Additionally, the mousing surface improves the tracking of optical mice and extends battery life of wireless mice up to 75 percent.

8-Digit Talking Calculator (Model 6638)

The 8-Digit Talking Calculator, model 6638, is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large liquid crystal display (LCD), an audio result only key, a repeat key, and automatic power shutoff. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 6.875 inches. WARRANTY: 90 days.

9 Inch Protractor (Model 23-4301-0) & 23 Cm Protractor (Model 23-4401-8)

The 9-inch Protractor, model 23-4301-0, and 23 Centimeter Protractor, model 23-4401-8, are braille protractors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The instruments are made of metal and feature a cursor and a ruler embossed in inches or centimeters. The protractors display angles from 1 to 190 degrees.

A Way To Work (Model Ww-10Q)

A Way to Work, model WW-10Q, is a vocational and community placement and vocational planning program designed to help instructors prepare students with disabilities for competitive or supported employment. The program demonstrates how to make and keep contacts with community employers, develop job sites, supervise apprentice workers, improve work skills, and prepare students for employment. The program is comprised of a curriculum which guides students from their first work training experience t

A Way To Work Resource File (Model Ww-04Q)

The A Way to Work Resource File, model WW-04Q, is a community placement assessment program and vocational assessment program designed to assist in setting up a community-based vocational training program for people with cognitive disabilities. The file provides 30 reproducible masters for funtional assessment forms, employer questionaires, parental consent forms, task analysis forms, work history records, and individual transition plans. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfactio

Accella Series (Models 6030, 4830 & 6024)

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

Accuslitter (Models Ma-1 & Ma-500)

Electric mail opener opens mail quickly and safely, slitting across one side of the envelope, does not slit completely through both sides. Opens 150 envelopes per minute. Special settings for lightweight and airmail envelopes. Comes with a mail receiving tray. Opens all sizes of mail. MA-1F model is activated by a foot switch. Model MA-500 features automatic feed for opening large volumes of mail ($999.50).

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

Activity Walker

The Activity Walker is a wheeled push toy designed to help develop fine and gross motor skills in children with physical and neurological disabilities. The activity center can be used either vertically or horizontally and it features spinners, flippers, a dial and more, all with corresponding sounds. The device can also be used for color identification and matching. It also features a large handle at the top that, when used vertically, can steady beginning walkers.

Ada Accessible Portable Science Lab (Model Pse-2041)

The ADA Accessible Portable Science Lab, model PSE–2041, is a portable, accessible science work station designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This workstation is designed for use in classrooms and science laboratories to allow students who use a wheelchair access to scientific experiments in a classroom setting. Made with a sturdy aluminum bar frame and heavy duty solid plastic panels, this unit resemb

Ada Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk (Model 876)

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

Ada Line-Of-Sight Desk

The ADA Line-Of-Sight Desk is a height adjustable classroom computer desk designed for use by students who use wheelchairs. The height- adjustable base allows the user to raise the height of the desk, while a line-of-sight liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor lift allows the user to raise or lower the monitor by pressing a button. DIMENSIONS: Desktop range is 27 to 46 inches high.

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

Adapted Cone-Handled Sander.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sander with four cone- shaped handles, two horizontal, two vertical, developed as a therapeutic tool where arm strengthening and functional positioning of the fingers is needed. Describes a sander made from pine board 3 feet by 12 inches by 1 1/4 inches and pine or plywood 6 by 7 by 3/4 inches. Lists tools and materials needed, including a table saw and lathe, and describes fabrication. Includes diagrams and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. A

Adapted Headset

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

Adapted Office Chair-Split Seat Chair

Opera 60 Split-Seat chair is a customized office chair designed to accommodate the body shape to support a healthy posture while maximizing comfort for to reduce back pack and repetitive strain injuries. The backrest of the Opera Back is tailored to specific statures, giving correct pelvic and lumbar support. The arms are height adjustable with multi-positional arm pads. The arm pads can be easily removed or reversed where extra short arm pads are required. The seat is designed to hold the pe

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 Desk With Storage

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

Adjustable Floor Table.

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

Adjustable Height Individual Cut Out Work Table (Model 372)

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

Adjustable Height School Desk (Model 370)

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

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

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

Adjustable Work Carrel.

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

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

Adjustacart

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

Alimed Atex-Type Wrist Rest (Model R5802)

The Alimed Atex-Type Wrist Rest, model R5802, is a wrist support pad designed specifically for Atex keyboards. The wrist support is intended to reduce wriststrain associated with repetive motion tasks by maintaining the wrist in a neutral position while typing. The pad is made of an open-cell, viscoelastic foam that conforms to the user's wrist, and is enclosed in a cloth material. The pad is attached to an extention board with Velcro strips so that the wrist rest can hang over the desk edge in

Alimed Calculator Wrist Rest (Model R5210)

The Alimed Calculator Wrist Rest (model S5210) is a wrist support pad for calculators and telephones designed to maintain the user's wrist in a neutral position and to reduce wrist strain associated with repetitive motion tasks. The pad is made of an open-cell, viscoelastic foam that conforms to the user's wrist, and is mounted on an angled board that supports the calculator or phone. The pad is covered in a cloth material. DIMENSIONS: 1 inch thick. COLOR: Blue.

Alimed Keyboard Wrist Rest & Extended Keyboard Wrist Rest (Models R73144-45, R5265-R5267, R5323-24, & R5328)

The Alimed Keyboard Wrist Rest is a wrist support pad for computer typists designed to fight wrist fatigue and reduce the strain on the tendons controlling the fingers and hands. This fabric-foam pad rests against the lower edge of the keyboard. Keyboard users rest their wrists on the padding to correct the wrist droop that occurs with unsupported typing. The support has a no-skid bottom to prevent the pad from sliding during typing. The support is available with the Extension Support, a thin sh

Alimed Mouse Rest (Models S5344 & S5345)

The Alimed Mouse Rest is a cursor control wrist support for mouse users designed to keep the user's wrist in the desired neutral position. By maintaining the wrist in this position during extended use of a mouse or track ball, excessive pressure is reduced on the underside of the wrist, and repetitive motion conditions that can lead to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may be minimalized. The Mouse Rest is made of an open-cell, viscoelastic, self- molding layer of foam that conforms to the user's wrist, an

Alimed Notebook Computer Wrist Rest (Model S5361)

The Alimed Notebook Computer Wrist Rest, model S5361, is a wrist support pad designed to reduce wrist strain for individuals suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. It maintains a neutral position for the wrist while reducing strain associated with repetitive motion tasks. The pad is made of an open- cell viscoelastic foam that conforms to the user's wrist, and is mounted on an angled tray that supports the laptop or notebook computer, positioning it at the most comfortable angle for typing. The

Alimed Typewriter Wrist Rest (Model R5244)

The Alimed Typewriter Wrist Rest, model S5244, is a keyboard wrist support designed to alleviate pressure on the underside of the wrists and to maintain the wrist in a neutral position to minimalize the effects of repetitive motions that can lead to such conditions as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The support is made of an open-cell, viscoelastic foam that conforms to the user's wrists, and is covered with a cloth material. The underside of the support features anti-slip material so it won't move arou

All Terrain Walkaroos

These All Terrain Walkeroos are designed for individuals who use walkers to get around. The Walkaroos are supportive tips for walkers. They glide and move smoothly across carpet and floors while offering stability. Easy to install: remove old cap, put Walkaroo on and twist in place to secure. Comes in sets of 2. Designed not to catch on or mark flooring. Made of high density polyethylene. Non-porous material decreases chance of spreading harmful germs. Comes in a set of 2.

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

Alphabetter Desk

The AlphaBetter Desk is an adapted student desk designed for use by children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (DHD). This height-adjustable desk allows students to sit or stand and to swing their legs based on their natural energy levels, so they can learn in a way that is more consistent with the developmental needs of their minds and bodies. The desk has a swinging pendulum footrest, allowing students a noise-free outlet for expending their natural energy, burning calories, and fi

Alvin Reflex Table

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

Amara.org

AMARA is a computer programming software component that is designed for the deaf and/or hard of hearing. It adds captioning to and translates videos. For instance, if this platform is used with YouTube, videos would have captioning and/or translation added to them. It also works with Vimeo and HTML.5. Multiple viewers can help the producer of the video add subtitles and/or translations via a comments section. Has a flexible application Programming Interface (API), making videos and captions easi

Americans With Disabilities Act Program (Model 94179)

The Americans with Disabilities Act Program, model 94179, is an ADA reference with in-depth information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to ensure compliance. The kit contains a 185-page Program Binder in easy-to-understand format to help the user to determine appropriate definitions of disability, undue hardship and reasonable accomodations; a thorough overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act; required reproducible forms; and a list of federal agency resources.

Anthrocart

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

Aph Glue Down Rule (Model 1-03081-00)

The APH Glue Down Rule, model 1-03081-00, is a tactile rule designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This brass ruler has raised lines at 1/8 inch intervals. It can be bonded to sewing machines, band saws, cutting or drawing boards, etc. This ruler is sold in packs of five. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.01 x 12 x 0.5 inches.

Apm's Speedy Bag Packager.

Packaging machines. Packages bulky, flat and food items in plastic, cellophane, Glassine, or Kraft bags. One hand operation. Handles bag sizes from 4 to 38 inches wide and 6 to 69 inches long. Electrically operated. AC or DC available. Company also sells plastic bag sealers and shrink tunnels.

Aptus

APTUS is an ergonomically designed computer work center for persons with physical disabilities. An automated integration of a chair and a computer workstation, APTUS adjusts the working environment to the body, instead of the other way around. By using four small motors to position the seat, monitor and keyboard, APTUS allows the user to work in a range of positions from reclined to standing. Taking up no more space than the average desk and chair, the APTUS chair consists of an open seat, headr

Aria

Aria is a braille notetaker with speech output designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This computerized organizer is designed with word processing, mathematical and communicating capabilities. The user can construct full-fledged documents, transfer files, drive a modem or use a statistical calculator. With DOS interface, this device can run external software. It can be upgraded; the system runs on 1 Megabyte of RAM and 2 Megabytes of Flash ROM (contains the Aria software).

Armazing Memory Foam Arm Rest Pads (Model Pad2)

ARMazing Memory Foam Arm Rest Pads (PAD2), are arm pads designed for use at computer work stations. These pads attach to the arm rests of a chair at a computer work station to protect the user's forearms and elbows from pressure points and improve user comfort by making the arm rests softer. This set of pads includes two memory foam pads with an elastic shroud that attaches snugly to any existing arm rest from 6 to 11 inches long.

Artist's Brush And Tool Handle Lengthening/widening Technique.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Methods of adapting artists' paint brushes to make them wider or longer for easier use by persons who hold them in the mouth. Describes three methods: taping a brush to a dowel of the desired size; inserting the brush into a drilled dowel; joining the ends of a brush and a dowel in a plastic tube. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: For further information contact developers: National Institute on Art and Disabilities, 551 23rd St., Richmond, California 44804

Artist's Brush/tool Grip Adaptation.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptations to artists' paintbrushes to make them easier to use for people with difficulty in gripping and manipulating. Describes three adaptions: putting a piece of plastic tubing or plumber's pipe insulation over the handle; fastening the brush to a wooden dowel with a bolt and wing nut to allow adjusting angles; and putting the brush into a hole drilled through the diameter of the dowel. COMMENTS: For further information contact developers: Nationa

Artist's Table.

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

Artist's Work Station

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable drawing table and felt tipped marker holder which can be controlled by an artist with no hand function using a mouthstick. The work station includes a commercial drawing table with a motor driven device to raise or lower the board, adjusted to allow control of the board angle; it uses magnets to hold paper onto the metal surface of the board; and a " lazy susan" device with holes in it to hold drawing implements, placed on a hospital style b

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

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

At Ease Adjustable Chair (Models Ch10 & Ch20)

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

At Ease Standard Wrist Support And Portable Wrist Support (Models Ws100, Ws125, Bl100 & Bl125)

The At Ease Standard Wrist Support and Portable Wrist Support, models WS100, WS125, BL100 and BL125 are keyboard wrist supports designed to reduce or prevent strain and fatigue for all individuals who have or are candidates for repetitive motion disorders. The wrist supports have a wide surface area, are countoured and fully padded, and are designed to fit most standard keyboards. The padding in the support is durable polyurethane foam and the fabric is polyester. It does not promote friction an

Attribute Button String Along Shapes

The Attribute Button String Along Shapes are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. This set includes 12 large two- and four-hole plastic buttons in a variety of shapes, two laces, 20 hands-on activities, and two games. The set aids in learning patterns, shapes, and other attributes, as well as aiding in lacing skills and eye hand coordination development.

Attribute Lacing Buttons

The Attribute Lacing Buttons are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. This 48-piece set includes large two-hole plastic buttons in three shapes and two sizes; four laces; and an activity guide. DIMENSIONS: The laces are 36 inches long. COLOR: The buttons come in four colors.

Aud A Level (Models 1102 & 1100)

Aud A Level, models 1102 & 1100, are audible recording level indicators designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The devices connect to the monitor jack of recording equipment. A small speaker produces a tone if the volume level of the recording exceeds the proper level. Pitch of tone is proportional to the degree volume exceeds proper level; varying pitch level allows rapid adjustment of equipment. Time can be read to 2 second accuracy for broadcast and other precis

Aud A Meter (Model 1070) & 4 Chan Aud A Meter (Model 1071)

Audible and tactile meter reader. Connects across the terminals of any electrically driven visual meter movement. Applications include ham radio, broadcast, automotive, analog computer readout, electronic, radio and TV test equipment. 4 channel unit connects to 4 different meters; has selector switch.

Aud A Simpson Model 260 Volt/ohm Meter (Model 1110)

Volt ohm meter.Milliammeter used for testing electronic equipment under repair. Measures DC and AC voltage, DC resistance and current, and AC output of electronic equipment. Braille scale and audio circuit in place of visual meter.

Audible Battery Tester

The Audible Battery Tester is designed for persons who are blind or have low vision. The device tests 9-volt, AA, AAA, C, D, and N size batteries. The user places the battery in the tester, then presses a button. As the button is pressed, a continuous beep is heard if the battery has power. The louder the beep, the more power remains in the battery. The Audible Battery Tester also has a light indicator for those who can see.

Audible Battery Tester (Model Abt2)

The Audible Battery Tester (Model ABT2) is a hand-held button battery tester that will test AAA, AA, C, D, N, 9 volt and button cell batteries by emitting a strong buzz when the battery is good, a weaker buzz when marginal and should not be used for recording, and no sound when discharged. The unit also has a visual meter display with a green, red, and yellow zone.

Audio Graphing Calculator

The Audio Graphing Calculator (AGC) is an audible graphing calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or visual dyslexia. This on-screen graphing calculator is capable of displaying graphs or other sets of y-versus-x data both visually and audibly as a tone graph. The audio tone plot gives users access to plots comparable to that on standard graphing calculators. The AGC also has advanced matrix functions as well as the abilities to locate polar coordinat

B.a. Bar

B.A. Bar is a voice output bar code communication aid, cognitive aid, and speech teaching device designed for use by individuals with autism, aphasia, cognitive disabilities, or brain injury. This portable unit has a digital voice and can record and play back words and sounds programmed on barcodes. Adhesive barcode labels are glued onto objects or symbol panels; scanning enbles voice output. The codes are also available in a graphic file, enabling them to be printed on documents. Up to 10,000 b

Babee-Tenda Safety Table

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

Baby Block Walker

The Baby Block Walker is a motor planning skill activity and tactile puzzle designed to encourage fine and gross motor training as well as enhance matching and sorting skills for children with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities. The toddler walker is shaped like a small car with four wheels and has a large handle and wide base for stability. The car has a peek-a-boo door, shape sorter and brightly colored different shaped blocks. It is designed to encourage exploration and freedom of m

Baby's First Blocks

Baby's First Blocks is a visual stimulation and fine motor training activity designed to teach cause and effent and enhance eye hand coordination for children with visual, physical or cognitive disabilities. It is a set of twelve blocks in three different shapes which comes in a canister with a shape sorter top. Each block is brightly colored to enhance visual stimulation. It not only introduces the child to shapes, but also helps to develop finger and hand skills.

Bag Stapling Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jig holds a plastic bag in upright position and provides for ease of stapling after parts are placed in bag. Detailed assembly diagram included, but it is hard to read. Contact developer for original print. Assembly described as easy and inexpensive. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employment of Handicapped People. REF: Book: Vocational Stu

Balanced Spectrum Desk Lamp

The Balanced Spectrum Desk Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This desk lamp simulates the spectrum of natural daylight to aid visibility. The lamp is equipped with a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning. The unit uses an energy-efficient 8,000 hour, compact 27-watt bulb to produce the equivalent lighting of a 150-watt standard bulb. The on/off rocker switch is located under the head of the lamp. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The base is 9.5 x 7.5 inch

Balanced Spectrum Elegance Floor Lamp

The Balanced Spectrum Elegance Floor Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This lamp simulates the spectrum of natural daylight to aid visibility. The lamp is equipped with a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning. The unit uses an energy-efficient 8,000 hour compact bulb. OPTIONS: Replacement bulbs. DIMENSIONS: 50 inches tall with a seven-foot power cord. The head is 5.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 inches. The base is 10.75 x 8 x 3 inches. WEIGHT: 10 pounds.

Balanced Spectrum Floor Lamp

The Balanced Spectrum Floor Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This lamp simulates the spectrum of natural daylight to aid visibility. The lamp is equipped with a weighted base and a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioning. The unit uses an energy-efficient 8,000 hour compact 27-watt bulb to produce the equivalent lighting of a 150-watt standard bulb. OPTIONS: Replacement bulbs. DIMENSIONS: 50 inches tall with a seven-foot power cord. The bas

Balanced Spectrum Market Street Lamp

The Balanced Spectrum Market Street Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This lamp simulates the spectrum of natural daylight to aid visibility. This 55-watt lamp is brighter than two 100-watt incandescent bulbs combined; however, the brightness can be adjusted to fit the user's needs and activity using a three-way switch which provides a choice of 55 watts, 42 watts, or 27 watts. The lamp is equipped with a flexible gooseneck for optimal positioni

Balloon Packet Winder

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

Band Saw Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended table for a band saw; the increased work surface makes it easier for a person with unsteady hands or arms to slide or balance large pieces of wood to be cut. Extended band saw table made of 3/4 inch plywood. Includes drawing and diagram with measurements. COMMENTS: For further information contact Dr Ken Brewelheide, Department of Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Guger

Basic Adult Competencies (Bac)

Basic Adult Competencies is an independent living skills tutorial and job skills training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 14 duplicatable books is written at a third to sixth grade reading levels and can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book teaches a specific set of skills. The books start with a pretest, followed by a series of specific skill sections with a short test after each

Basic Color Sort (Model 102A-F)

The Basic Color Sort, model 102A-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach object discrimination by color to people with cognitive disabilities. The task requires sorting 200 dice differing only in color. Also included are sorting and storage bins and instructions. COLOR: Dice are red, green, and white. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for

Basic Size Sort (Model 103-F)

The Basic Size Sort, model 103-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, prevocational job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach size discrimination to people with cognitive disabilities. The set includes two tasks: a color-coded dowel sort and a size-only dowel sort. The set includes 180 plain dowels, 80 color-coded dowels, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be ex

Bedside Computer Stand

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to utilize a computer from a bed. The base of the stand is a standard overbed table on a wheeled base. A box of varnished plywood on a caster base was added to the table. The box was equipped with a central shelf, creating three surfaces on which to store computer equipment and other items. The original table surface was attached to the side of the box and is height adjustable using a trinut. The surface also rotates so

Bedside Computer Stand And Monitor Positioning System

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To position a computer screen to be easily seen from a bed, hold the monitor and printer, and store other computer-related equipment such as cables and CDs) for an individual with quadriplegia. Laminated MDF was used to make a stand, which has a base with locking castors, a range of drawers for storage at the bottom and shelves above them, one with larger space to hold the monitor. There is also a pull-out shelf above the drawers for a keyboard and can be used when i

Belkin Waverest Gel Mousepad

The Belkin WaveRest Gel Mousepad offers ergonomic support for a user's wrists with its patented Wave design. The gel cushion creates contours to the natural curvature of a wrist and aids supports movement. Overall, the product helps to reduce hand and wrist stress that can lead to repetitive motion disorders.

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.

Bi-Level Computer Workstation

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

Big / Little I

Big/Little I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills training program, and training system for matching/sorting/ assembly to teach the difference between the concepts of big and little to 1 to 4 users. This single switch scanning program uses a little bear to scan between big and little items. The program can be configured by the teacher or clinician to show a variety of different sizes, and scanning speed may be adjusted. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SY

Big Number Talking Calculator

The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. A female voice announces the results for basic functions and percentages. The calculator has a large number eight-digit readout. Features include memory function, repeat audio, and adjustable volume with on/off. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). COLOR: Black with white numbers. Separate on and off buttons are green with white marking.

Big Number Talking Calculator

The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters 0.5 inches high. Its speech output is in a female voice with a three-level volume control. The calculator performs math functions, including percentage and power calculations, with memory and a repeat button. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 7 x 5 inches. COLOR:

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

Big:calc

Big:Calc is a voice output, large print calculator designed for use by persons with low vision or cognitive or physical disabilities. It features large number keys, high-quality speech and built-in scanning. Triggered by either a mouse click or a switch, the unit can be used by itself or can help to assist the user with a database or spreadsheet program. It is also designed to allow the user to change the number and function key sizes and background settings in order to accommodate various users

Blindshell Android Application On Google Play

BlindShell is an application developed for visually impaired individuals. It is controlled by simple touch gesture. There is also a text-to-speech feature with vibration and sound responses. Blindshell contains the following applications: Call, Messages, Contacts, Alarm, Notes, Voice Recorder, Book Reader, Color Recognition, Settings, Information about State, Favorites and Missed Events. There is also an easy-to-use keyboard for writing numbers and texts. To purchase BlindShell see Google Play.

Braille 'n Speak

Braille 'N Speak is an electronic braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features a six-key Perkins-style braille keyboard and the capability to provide output in print, synthesized speech, or braille. This portable stand-alone data manager offers a simple command structure; word processing capabilities and spell check; a fully-adjustable speech synthesizer which enables the user to control the rate of speech, tone, pitch, and more; a Grade 2

Braille / Print Protractor (Model 1-04115-00)

The Braille/Print Protractor, model 1-04115-00, is a braille and large print protractor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 180- degree half circle protractor has bold large type numbers and braille dots to mark the degrees. Two braille dots mark ten-degree increments, while a single braille dot marks the five-degree increments. This protractor features a "wand," a long, flat piece which is pointed at one end and anchored on a pivot at the center of the protra

Braille Calc

Braille Calc is a Braille spreadsheet program designed for use by individuals who are blind. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries), this program offers the same type of cell-referencing and automatic calculation capabilities provided by computer-based spreadsheets. This program manages a spreadsheet of up to 16 columns by 64 rows (1,024 cells) with full editing and formatting capabilities. It saves

Braille Datebook 2015

The Braille Datebook 2015 is designed for individuals with low vision. Keep track of appointments, addresses, family schedules, class assignments, and more with the Braille DateBook from APH. Use it at your desk or on the go; it is sturdy, and fits in a backpack or brief case.

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M20)

The Braille Lite Millennium, Series M20, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 20-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M20 features a 56K modem, e-mail capability, word processing, one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually unlimited

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M40)

The Braille Lite Millennium, series M40, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 40-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M40 features a 56K modem, e-mail capabilities, word processing, quick one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually un

Braillino

Braillino is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a 20-character braille display with two Triple Action keys and an eight-key braille keyboard. It can be used independently or connected by a docking station to the Nokia Communicator, models 9210i or 9290 (see separate entry), a cell phone / personal data assistant (PDA). When the notetaker is connected to the Communicator, the latter can be controlled using the notetaker's brail

Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory Of Basic Skills - Student Braille Edition (Model 5-00000-00)

The Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills - Student Braille Edition, model 5-00000-00, is a braille assessment evaluation test designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of the Brigance Diagnostic Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills (Green), Revised 1999, a criterion-referenced inventory designed to assess the strengths and weaknesses of children from pre-kindergarten through grade nine in selected skills areas. The skill ar

Brigance Diagnostic Inventory Of Early Development - Aph Tactile Supplement (Model 5-17681-00)

The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Early Development - APH Tactile Supplement, model 5-17681-00, is a set of braille and tactile test materials designed to make the Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, an assessment evaluation test, accessible to children who are blind or have low vision. The Brigance Diagnostic Inventory (Yellow), Revised 1991, is a criterion-referenced, self-directed inventory designed to assess the level of mastery of selected skills in children from birt

Cal-10

The CAL-10 is a caliper audio unit designed to provide talking readouts for standard digital micrometers or calipers for individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a serial interface that plugs directly into the caliper and allows for clear, concise, natural voice annunciation (male or female) in English or metric, up to the furthest decimal expansion the micrometer supplies. A simple push of the button gives you the measurement in either spoken english or spanish. All sound is encoded

Calcu-Scan (Model M126)

CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with sverere physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys

Calculator Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Keyboard guard for calculator for persons with limited finger control. A template is made from wood, metal, or plastic of the keyboard of a calculator. Holes are cut corresponding to the keys. The guard is mounted just above the keypad providing recessed keys. Includes pictures. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking or Metalworking. AUTHOR: Dan Golden, CETA Welding Instructor, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Institute, 1019 South Knowles Ave., New Richmond, WI 5

Cando Metal Ball Chair

The CanDo Metal Ball Chair is a mobile ergonomic seating system designed for adults who sit in chairs for long periods of time. This chair combines ball therapy with a chair base. The ball is held securely in place. Chairs are height adjustable and come with a removable, adjustable back. Light assembly required. The 5 non-locking casters glide easily on carpet or hard surfaces. Prevents against back pain, sciatic nerve pain, poor leg circulation, and headaches. This chair has arms.

Canon Gloview 14-Digit Heavy Duty Printing Calculator

The Canon Gloview 14-Digit Heavy Duty Printing Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop calculator features an extra-large green LED display, a two-color printer, grand total and mark-up/down functions, and a keyboard with large number keys. POWER: Uses AC (alternating current). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 12 7/8 x 8.5 inches. The LED display characters are 0.75 inches high. COLORS: White casing, black keys, and green LED characters. WARRAN

Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator

The Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator has a large-character digital display and prints calculations in two colors on a paper roll. It calculates tax, mark up/mark down, grand totals, and delta percent, and includes double and triple zero keys. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.5 x 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Numerical keys measure approximately 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds 1 ounce. COLORS: Print is purple and red,

Cap Mobile App

The CAP Mobile App is a vocational planning aid designed for use by U.S Government employees with disabilities who require assistive technology and other accommodations to perform their jobs. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to look up information about the services and resources offered by Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP). It also provides access to information on CAP events, presentations and oth

Careerscope

CareerScope is a computerized aptitude test and interest inventory designed for use by individuals with low vision or learning or cognitive disabilities. Careerscope with Audio includes a friendly voice that slowly reads the login, orientation, instructions, practice items, and the Interest Inventory Items. For evaluees with reading disabilities, Numerical Reasoning and Word Meanings can be administered as untimed assessments, providing as much time as needed to finish the two tasks that emphasi

Carpal-Eez

Carpal-Eez is a wrist support for a standard computer keyboard. The support fits against the lower edge of the keyboard and extends partially under the keyboard to elevate it. The support can lift the lower edge of the keyboard to three different heights. On each end of the support, Carpal-Eez has a storage area for pencils and pens.

Carpalrest Adding Machine/calculator Wrist Support (Model Na8 Series)

The CarpalRest Adding Machine/Calculator Wrist Support, model NA8, is a wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The support is designed to hold a 10 key adding machine or desktop calculator. The wrist support is contoured and fully padded to disburse weight and eliminate pressure points. DIMENSIONS: Mouse Pad measures 8 inches in length. Wrist supports are available in 0.75, 1, or 1.25 in

Carpalrest Adjustable Wrist Support (Model Aj19L)

The CarpalRest Adjustable Wrist Support, model AJ19L, is a keyboard wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The adjustable wrist support fits most keyboards and can easily be adjusted for multiple users. Over-the-edge styling brings the keyboard closer to the user, requires less desk-top space, reduces reaching, and increases the user's distance from the monitor. The adjustment mechanism i

Carpalrest Articulating Arm (Model Aa22Ks Series)

The CarpalRest Articulating Arm, model AA22KS series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The arm adjusts six inches in height, tilts easily, and rotates 360 degrees. It also allows a backslope of up to 20 degrees for comfortable use. The keyboard protector keeps the keyboard in place when the tray is in the backslope position. The arm extends out from the desk

Carpalrest Articulating Arm (Model Aa27Ks Series)

The CarpalRest Articulating Arm, model AA27KS series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The arm adjusts six inches in height, tilts easily, and rotates 360 degrees. It also allows a backslope of up to 20 degrees for comfortable use. This articulating arm has a mouse pad area that lets users keep the mouse close to the keyboard whether it is used on the right o

Carpalrest Articulating Arm With Retractable Mouse Platform (Model Aa22Ksrmp Series)

The CarpalRest Articulating Arm with Retractable Mouse Platform, model AA22KSRMP series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The arm adjusts six inches in height, tilts easily, and rotates 360 degrees. It also allows a backslope of up to 20 degrees for comfortable use. The keyboard protector keeps the keyboard in place when the tray is in the backslope position.

Carpalrest Keyboard Drawer (Dr22 Series)

The CarpalRest Keyboard Drawer, model DR22 series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The drawer can be installed in any of three fixed height settings and the mounting brackets are reversible for added flexibility. The drawer extends out from the work surface, allowing the user to increase working distance from the monitor. When not in use, the drawer fully re

Carpalrest Keyboard Drawer (Model Dr27 Series)

The CarpalRest Keyboard Drawer, model DR27 series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The drawer can be installed in any of three fixed height settings and the mounting brackets are reversible for added flexibility. The mouse pad area lets users keep the mouse clost to the keyboard whether it is used on the right or left hand side. The drawer extends out from t

Carpalrest Keyboard Drawer With Retractable Mouse Platform (Model Dr22Rmp Series)

The CarpalRest Keyboard Drawer with Retractable Mouse Platform, model DR22RMP series, is a keyboard tray with wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. The drawer can be installed in any of three fixed height settings and the mounting brackets are reversible for added flexibility. The drawer extends out from the work surface, allowing the user to increase working distance from the monitor. W

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

Carpalrest Wrist Support & Extended Wrist Support (Models Na19 Series & Na27 Series)

The CarpalRest Wrist Support and Extended Wrist Support, models NA19 Series and NA27 Series, are keyboard trays with wrist supports designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. These wrist supports are lightweight and portable and have neoprene feet that hold the entire unit in position on the working surface. There are two models available, the standard NA19 and the NA27 for those who use a mouse as well as

Carpentry Entry-Level Words (Cpr)

Carpentry Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. These duplicatable books teach students a vocabulary of technical terms and help students to develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, titles include: Words of Foundation Framing; Words

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

Chair Brake

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

Chiming Talking Calculator

The Chiming Talking Calculator is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This calculator has an eight-character visual display and speech output with a female voice. The speed and volume of the speech output can be controlled. The calculator performs math functions, including percentages. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1 x 7.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is black.

Chromalux Full Spectrum Incandescent Light Bulbs

Chromalux Full Spectrum Incandescent Light Bulbs are high intensity light bulbs designed for use by individuals with low vision or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The bulbs are made of glass that contains neodymium, a rare earth element that absorbs yellow and other dulling components of the spectrum, allowing violet, blue, green, and red components to be strengthened without producing an imbalance of one color over another. A heavy duty filament provides long life (5000 hours average). They

Circus Program, The, & The Circus Kit (Models Mw845 & Mw840)

The Circus Program and The Circus Kit, models MW845 & MW840, are language and math skills training systems for children with learning disabilities. Appropriate for group or one-on-one tutorials, the Circus Progam consists of a magnetized display classboard, 200 metallic-backed visuals that adhere to the board, a progam manual, an audio cassette featuring songs and activities, make-your-own plastic for creating customized visuals and Wytebord erasable marking pens. The Circus Kit includes jus

Class Desk With Adjustable Legs

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

Classic 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.

Click Rule & Metric Click Rule

The Click Rule and Metric Click Rule are tactile and auditory measuring devices designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. They allow for quick measurements of wood and tool setups as well as for general use The Click Rule measures up to 12 inches and is accurate to 1/16 of an inch. It measures outside and inside dimensions as well as depths of holes 3/8 inches in diameter and larger. The Metric Click Rule measures up to 20 millimeters with accurate measurements of one millimeter

Clip-On Booklight

The Clip-On Booklight is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This clip-on light can also be used as a freestanding light. The extra long clip attaches to any size book and most table tops. This light has an ultra bright LED that never needs replacing. POWER: Uses 3 AAA batteries (not included). COLORS: Blue and silver.

Color Connection

Color Connection is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities. This wooden board game teaches turn-taking, strategic thinking, pattern matching, and color sorting as players try to get their playing pieces into the proper slot.

Color Dominoes

Color Dominoes are designed to be used for sorting and grouping activities with individuals with cognitive disabilities. These hardwood dominoes can be grouped and sorted by number or by color. They range from double blanks to double sixes. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): Each domino is 3.75 x 1 7/8 x 5/8 inches. COLOR: Natural wood with colored dots.

Color Match Collating (Model 302-F)

Color Match Collating, model 302-F, is a training system for sorting/collating/filing and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, and assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users collate sets of three colored sheets according to pattern sheets. Required skills include color matching, sequencing, and inserting. The set includes 150 colored sheets, 45 pattern envelopes, 3 letter trays, storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees

Color Matching Slot Game

The Color Matching Slot Game is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities. This wooden board game teaches counting, matching, and color recognition as individuals place colored wooden tiles into slots with the corresponding colored heading. The wooden box has a hinged top which opens, enabling a person to visualize tiles in the appropriate area. The game also includes a separate numerical header that allows users to sort by numbe

Colorful Clip Packaging (Model 302A-Q)

Colorful Clip Packaging, model 302A-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulatordesigned to teach discrimination, decision-making, assembly, packaging, order-fulfillment, and quality control skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users package plastic paper clips in plastic snap-lid boxes according to sample order cards. The number and color of clips included in a particular package depends upon the order card. Task can be performed at two levels of difficult

Colorful Clips (Model Cc-13F)

Colorful Clips, model CC-13F, is a reading tutorial program and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach basic counting, pattern-following, and word recognition skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The activities require students to follow written and illustrated directions for matching clips to pattern cards or activity mats. The set includes 162 plastic clips, 2 activity mats, 72 pattern cards, marking pencil, storage box, and instructions. COLOR: The clips come

Colorful Concepts Manipulatives

The Colorful Concepts Series, model CC-20Q, is a set of educational toys, training systems for matching/sorting/assembly, math skills training systems, and vocabulary tutorial programs designed to develop fine motor, direction-following, cooperative learning, attention, vocabulary, and discrimination skills in children with cognitive disabilities. The series is comprised of Colorful Words, model CC-10F ($29), Colorful Numbers, model CC-12F ($29), Colorful Clips, model CC-11F ($29), and Colorful

Colorful Concepts Software

Colorful Concepts Software is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide a true multisensory learning experience for individuals with cognitive or neurological or phisical disability. Through these software programs, students will build word and number recognition skills; enhance their vocabulary; learn to discriminate between size, shape and color; and learn to follow directions. Program titles include: Colorful Words, Colorful Dimensions, Colorful Numbers, and Colorful Clips (see

Colorful Dimensions (Model Cc-11F)

Colorful Dimensions, model CC-11F, is an educational toy and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach size, shape, and color discrimination. Plastic chips in six colors, three shapes, and two sizes encourage students to focus on relevant attributes while ignoring others and to decide whether two or more pieces are the same or different. The set includes 72 chips, 2 activity mats, marking pencil, storage box, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete

Colorful Dimensions Software

Colorful Dimensions Software is a vocabulary enhancement program and training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed to teach recognitions and discrimination for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series, this particular program begins teaching size, shape and color vocabulary and progresses to matching exercises. It concludes with a fun complete the picture game which is visually stimulating. The program is designed to be used in con

Colorful Numbers (Model Cc-12F)

Colorful Numbers, model CC-12F, is an educational toy, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a math skills training system designed to teach counting, number recognition, and addition to people with cognitive disabilities. Dice in three colors can be used for matching, counting, number recognition, and simple addition activities. The set includes 100 dice, 2 activity mats, marking pencil, storage box, and instructions. COLOR: The set includes red, green, and white dice. WARRANTY:

Colorful Numbers Software

Colorful Numbers Software is a letters and numbers program designed to teach number recognition and sorting for individuals with a cognitive or a physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry), this particular program uses dice and begins with word and number exercises, progressing to a number sorting game. The program is designed to be used in conjuntion with Colorful Numbers (see separate entry) for hands on experience and comes with a dozed dice in three col

Colorful Words (Model Cc-10F)

Colorful Words, model CC-10F, is an educational toy, vocabulary tutorial program, and training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach color discrimination, matching, color vocabulary recognition, and coloring skills to children with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 24 labeled crayon bars in 12 colors, 2 activity mats for sorting and matching, reproducible coloring sheets, storage box, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this

Colorful Words Software

Colorful Words Software is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry) this program is designed to begin with vocabulary and advance to matching exercises. There is also a fun coloring game to provide visual stimulation. The program is designed to be used in conjuntion with Colorful Words (see separate entry) for hands on experience and comes with 12 crayon bars. For individuals wi

Comb Assembly Set (Model 200-F)

The Comb Assembly Set, model 200-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach basic assembly tasks to people with cognitive disabilities. Users are required to place plastic combs in vinyl holders. The set includes 50 comb and holder sets, organizer and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of th

Communicator / Computer Stand

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with aphasia as a result of a stroke to conveniently use a communicator. A surplus, commercially available computer support arm capable of 360-degree rotation and cantilever extension was mounted atop a 70-pound steel cone that had been adapted to receive the table clamp on the support arm, and to sutain the leverage generated by the fully extended arm. TITLE: The Computer Stand. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutio

Community Integration Suite

The Community Integration Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Simplified access to a handheld Pocket PC (not included) provides time-based schedule prompting, as well as personalized task prompting with digital pictures, video, and auditory instructions. Users traveling to work, school, or into the community have access to calendar reminders and support for important vocational and educational tasks. Features enable users to manage

Community Living Video Series (Model Cvs-10F)

The Community Living Video Series, model CVS-10F, is a prevocational job skills training system designed to plan and to teach job and community living skills to people with developmental disabilities. The set includes six videotapes: Three community outings videos from the manufacturer's "Stepping Out" program, "Getting There," "It's All Part of the Job," and "Job Development: Coaching Winners" from the Way to Work Program. (Each video program is also sold individually. See separate entries for

Compass Assessment Software

Compass assessment software is an evaluation assessment test designed for use by professionals who provide services in computer access and augmentative communication. This software measures user performance in skills needed for computer interaction, such as keyboard and mouse use, navigating through menus, and switch use. Properly used, this software rnables the professional to: (1) diagnose difficulties with an existing interface;(2) compare client performance with candidate access systems; (3)

Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation System (Model S213)

The Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation System (CVES), model S213, is a vocational assessment and cognitive skills evaluation system designed for use in assessing individuals who are blind or have low vision. This assessment system identifies relative strengths and weaknesses in the areas of Learning, Problem Solving & Achievement; Sensory & Motor Abilities; and Emotional-Coping & Adaptive Behavior. The system includes the Cognitive Test for the Blind (CTB), the Haptic Sensory Discri

Compute-A-Match

The Compute-A-Match is a vocational assessment and placement software package that scores and matches clients to the D.O.T. (Dictionary of Occupational Titles). These tests cover Physical Abilitites: Eye-Hand-Foot, Motor Coordination, Finger Dexterity, Manual Dexterity, Color Discrimination; Cognitive Abilitites: Clerical Aptitude, Form Perception Aptitude, Spatial Aptitude, Cognitive and Conceptual Abilities, and Vocational Factors: Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Interest, Assessment of Work

Computer Chair

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

Computer Desk Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to use a computer desk. With the purchase of a new wheelchair, the individual found that his existing desk was too high for comfortable use. Since the desk legs were mounted on square wooden blocks,the optimal height was determined and 50 millimeters was cut off the bottom of each block. TITLE: Helpful Adaptations. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 4, January 2007: p. 18. PAGES: 2 (including cover).

Computer Desk Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to access a computer desk. The modification to an existing desk consists of an insert made of medium-density fiberboard which fits into the front of the desk at the same height as the main part of the desk. The insert has a rounded cutout in the center to enable close wheelchair access to the keyboard and the screen. The user's elbows and the mouse are supported at the sides of the insert. Another cutout enables the user to ac

Computer Desk Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to use his computer from his wheelchair. A purchased self-assembly desk was modified to accommodate a powered wheelchair. Two 100-millimeter-high panels were added to the bottom sides of the desk to increase the height and enable the user to get his feet under the desk. A plywood panel was added across the back to strengthen it and the shelf below the desk top was removed. A U-shaped notch was cut in the keyboard surface

Computer Space Station

The Computer Space Station is a computer work center designed specifically for use by persons using wheelchairs. Consisting of a vertical track with a system of brackets, trays and tracks, the Space Station can be fastened to a permanent wall, mounted on a cubicle panel or partition, or attached to a file cabinet. Because each tray is height and swivel adjustable, a computer monitor and keyboard can be positioned at the optimum height for maximum comfort. Made of durable steel and high strength

Computer Table

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

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

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

Computer Work Station For Quadriplegic

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to operate a computer. This desk was deigned to accommodate an individual with C5 quadriplegia whose wheelchair seating necessitated his sitting with his legs outstretched. A desktop was suspended from a ceiling beam to eliminate legs that would interfere with the wheelchair. A track ball mouse was mounted on a flexible stand fitted to a clamp on the desk, which held it both vertically and rigid so it could be operated with a

Connectables (Model Cm-6)

Connectables, model CM-6, are a set of three clip-on magnifying lenses that can be attached to cosmetic, medical, and craft tools to make them usable by individuals with low vision. They have clear acrylic lenses and mounts that swivel 360 degrees to enable users to see fine details while working with a variety of tools.

Connector Assembly (Model 207-F)

The Connector Assembly, model 207-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop fine motor, assembly, and basic tool use skills in people with cognitive disabilities. The user assembles industrial cable connectors, a task requiring inserting, turning, and using a screwdriver. The set includes 36 connectors, a screwdriver, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it

Construction Trades (Vct)

Construction Trades is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. This duplicatable book can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help develop prevocational job skills. Topics covered in the book include: Reading the Ruler and Measuring Tools. This duplicatable book is available in digital format (Word or PDF) after purchase at no additional cost. This allows the print to

Container Packaging (Model 305-Q)

Container Packaging, model 305-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, assembly, and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users assemble containers following a five-step process and package sets of containers in plastic boxes. This activity includes 100 containers and caps, 50 inserts, 5 plastic boxes, a jig, parts bins and containers, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees c

Convert-Able Table

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

Cooking And Baking (Vcb)

Cooking and Baking is a prevocational and home management skills training program designed for use by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help develop prevocational and home management skills. Topics covered in the books include: Recipe Conversion; Meat; Food Service Responsibilities; Baking Ingredients; and Cooking and Baking Measurement. The dupli

Cosmetology (Vcs)

Cosmetology is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. This series six duplicatable books that can be used by high school students and adults with various disabilities. The books were developed to increase job readiness and vocational skills, to introduce the fundamental concepts in the study of cosmetology, and to prepare students to take the State Board Examination tests. This series was designed for students to use in

Cougar Lifts, Personal Lifts

The Cougar Lifts and Personal Lifts are elevating platforms designed to lift an individual straight up for tasks such as changing high lightbulbs, etc. The base has four wheels with extending locks to expand the wheelbase and secure it while the lift is elevated. CAPACITY: Maximum load capacity 400 pounds. POWER: 12 volt battery. DIMENSIONS: Working heights are 16 or 24 feet. The platform is 26 x 38 inches.

Countersink Holding Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Drill press guide is designed to achieve accurate control of the countersinking process for those with limited hand function. To construct the fixture, a small cradle is welded to a piece of steel tubing with a U shaped strip welded to the opposite end. A clamp holds the countersink in the cradle. The U shaped strap guides the drill press without interfering with its normal action. Includes illustration. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Aikens, T; Wat

Coupling Assembly (Model 205-F)

The Coupling Assembly, model 205-F, is a training sytem for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop fine motor and basic assembly skills in people with cognitive disabilities. This three-piece turning task requires the user to put industrial compression couplings together. The set includes 100 metal nuts and 50 bases, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or retur

Critical Thinking For Activities Of Daily Living And Communication

Critical Thinking for Activities of Daily Living and Communication, by Mary Pitti Daly and Jennifer Holmes Fouche, is designed for adults with cognitive impairment produced by a stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, or neurological involvement who need a help guide for re-entry into the community. Picture cards help improve communication and performance of daily living activities. Illustrations and photographs of activities such as grocery shopping, dining out, using different modes of trans

Cue Variable Sort (Model 105-F)

The Cue Variable Sort, model 105-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and prevocational job skills and a work simulator designed to teach shape, size, and color discrimination to people with cognitive disabilities. This flexible task allows sorting of as few as two items and as many as 18 items. Users learn to ignore irrelevant attributes. The set includes 180 plastic chips, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction w

Custom Adapted Footstool

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted footstool for an adult with cerebral palsy. This individual worked as a disability advocate and often spends most of her eight-hour work day at her desk. She had difficulty with her feet resting on the floor while sitting and would experience swelling and muscle spasms, particularly when she was tired. Commercially available footstools were ill suited. The custom adapted stool was created using lightweight plywood to constr

Custom Carpalrest Wrist Support

Custom CarpalRest Wrist Support is a wrist support designed to prevent stress, fatigue, and repetitive strain that contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive motion disorders. If a pre-designed keyboard wrist support does not fit the needs and specifications of the user, custom made wrist supports can be designed by the manufacturer. Technicians will assist the user in determining the best product or design, whether it is for a laptop, a typewriter, an unusual shaped keyboards, or hard-

Customized Hand Controls

The Customized Hand Controls are a driving control system designed for use by people with lower extremity or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury to use only their hands to operate automobiles, trucks, self-propelled lawn and garden equipment (including riding lawn mowers), and farm vehicles (including tractors). Each set of controls is individually developed for a user. The controls can be applied to the clutch, brakes, throttle and any other function of the vehicle. They can be int

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

Cvacct7+ Talking Credit Card Terminal (Model 330)

The CVACCT7+ Talking Credit Card Terminal, model 1330, is a voice output credit card terminal designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an adapted version of a standard credit card terminal. The user scans a debit or credit card or enters numbers in the unit's keypad. Information in the display is spoken through the Captek voice system mounted on the bottom of the unit. The price includes download and testing of an application from the credit card service company

Daessy Accessible Workstation - Double Surface Table

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

Daessy Accessible Workstation - Single Surface Table

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

Ded Test Product

The DED Test Product is an assessment evaluation test designed for use by staff. This test provides a means of exploring the MyABLEDATA feature of the ABLEDATA Web site. Users may add new products and update existing listings.

Deluxe Folding Personal Worktable

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

Desk And Television Cabinet

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

Desk Chair

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

Desk Combo And Sorting Rack

Desk top organizers for sorting and storage of paperwork, books, binders. Available with various combinations of horizontal and vertical storage, with 4 to 12 compartments. End panels and all dividers have radius cutouts. Available with or without top, with adjustable shelves, and in letter or legal size. Furniture grade steel.

Desk Shelf

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To create a lower work surface on an existing desk. This shelf adapts an old-style rolltop desk with twin drawer pedestals (one on each side) beneath the desktop, with an open area between them. A pair of roller drawer slides is installed on the inner faces and a piece of plywood is fit between them, creating a shelf that slides out of sight when not in use. The shelf accommodates a laptop computer and a mouse or it can be used as a writing surface and for paper st

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

Developmental Test Of Visual Perception, 2Nd Edition (Dtvp-2)

The Developmental Test of Visual Perception, 2nd Edition (DTVP-2) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages four to ten years with learning, cognition, motor, or physical disabilities. Sub-tests include visual-motor speed, position in space, eye-hand coordination, copying spatial relations, figure-ground, visual closure, and form constancy. The sub-tests are grouped into two categories: motor-reduced visual perception and visual-motor integration. Scoring is recorded a

Developmental Test Of Visual-Motor Integration, Fourth Edition (Vmi-40), The

The Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integtation, Fourth Edition (VMI-4) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages three to 18 years of age with learning, cognition, visual-motor, and other disabilities. The test can also be used with adults with developmental delays. This test offers 27 forms to assess function, optional standardized tests to evaluate the relative contributions of visual perception and motor coordination to VMI-4 performance, and a visual- motor im

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

Dial For Perfect Vision Glasses

Theses Dial for perfect vision glasses are designed for individuals who have a disability which affects their vision. They are strength adjustable from +0.5 to +4.5 power by rolling the dials near the hinges.

Digi-Voice Tool Module (Model 1350)

Their digital read-out instruments plug into this Digi-Voice tool module for voice output. One module may be used with a number of different instruments. Instruments include; micrometers, calipers, thickness indicators, and linear and height gauges (see separate entry). Optional printer ($245.00) may be used. Cable is needed for each instrument category and for connection to the printer ($45 each).

Digital Readout Numerical Counter.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Digital counter and display unit capable of both sequencing numbers and correctly placing numbers in columns to assist aphasic employee to emboss license plates. Counter includes 5 digits capable of counting any sequence between 0 and 99,999. As the count increases, the number is displayed in a specified format. Counter is initially set up to indicate correct numbers of the snapper dies to be inserted into press. Operator checks counter readout and mat

Dino Junior Big Number Calculator

The Dino Junior Big Number Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. Features include a large liquid crystal display (LCD) and large keys with bold, black-on-white numbers. The eight-digit calculator performs standard mathematical functions and percentages and is small enough to fit in a purse or briefcase. POWER: Uses solar power and batteries (G-10 or Eveready 189) (not included). DIMENSIONS: (LxWxD) 5.67 x 4.17 x .87 inches.

Dino-Games

DINO-GAMES are academic tutorial programs designed for individuals with a learning disability. DINO-DOT is a collection of sot-to-sot games which enhance number concepts, counting, sequencing skills, and spacial perception. Games can be selected using patterns of three, six, nine or twelve dots. The mode of play, difficulty level, auditory feedback and scan speed can be controlled manually. DINO-FIND is a game of concentration that stimulates memory and pattern recognition and provides scanning

Discovery Puzzle Cube (Model 1582)

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

Diy Drill Guard

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself drill guide for an individual with low-vision. The DIY drill guide is created using an empty spool of thread or a sewing machine bobbin. First mark the spot to be drilled by making a "start hole" with an awl, nail, or ice pick. Next place the drill bit through the spool or bobbin and align the point of the bit with the start hole. With the drill in the "off" position, place the flat end of the spool or bobbin firmly against

Domestic Skills Package (Model Ds-20F)

The Domestic Skills Package, model DS-20F, is an independent living skills tutorial and time management training system designed to teach self-care and grooming, housekeeping, and scheduling skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The package is comprised of three separate programs: The Looking Good Program, model LD-10F ($179), the Keeping House Program, model KH-10F ($179), and the Plan Your Day Program, model PD-01F ($189); see separate entries. The package includes all material from ea

Dominoes

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

Double Wide Rock 'n Stop Footrest

The Double Wide Rock 'N Stop Footrest is a footstool designed for use by individuals with circulatory disabilities or those who spend long periods sitting at a desk. Designed with an extra-wide surface to accommodate a more natural leg spread, this footrest features corrugated rubber rockers that allow for smooth motion as well as steady positioning at a desired footrest angle, a platform constructed of MDF covered with durable vinyl, and channels across the surface of the platform that provides

Dremel 580 4 Inch Tilt Arbor Motorized Table Saw

Table saw with 4 inch blade cuts up to 1 inch stock at 90 degree and 3/ 4 inch at 45 degrees. Will make all cuts the big saws do: rip, cross, chamfer, bond, mortise, tongue and groove.

Dremel 730 Disc Belt Sander

Disc or belt sander shapes, sands, polishes, cleans and sharpens most wood, metals and plastics. Use 5 inch disc for rough sanding and shaping. Belt for finish sanding, sharpening and polishing.

Dremel Moto Tool (Models 275, 285, 395, & 850)

Moto-Tool contains high speed motor (up to 30,000 r.p.m.) for grinding, cutting, sanding, drilling, carving, polishing and more.

Drill Press Accessible To A Wheelchair Bound Worker.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Drill press that can be used by someone in a wheelchair. Describes a drill press adapted by lowering and tilting it toward the rear to make it accessible to and more easily usable by a person in a wheelchair. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For further information contact: Leonard L Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas 67208. REC funded by NIHR grant G008005053.

Drill Press Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended table and clamps to hold pieces of various sizes, to enable a person with unsteady hands to operate a drill press. Drill press table extender made of 3/4 inch plywood, hold down rails and 5 inch C clamps. Includes drawing and diagram with measurements. COMMENTS: For further information contact Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking.

Drill Press Handle Modification.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Use of a large spherical knob on one of the three arms of a drill press handle to enable a person with limited hand dexterity to operate the drill press. Describes use of a 3 inch aluminum sphere threaded to match the threads on a drill press handle arm as a substitute for one of the smaller knobs originally on the handle. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Barker, D; McGuinness, J; Breault, J P TITLE: Problem Solving With Rehabil

Drill Press Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Work holding jig to uniformly position location of object to be drilled by a blind operator. Work holder is placed in drill press vice, positioned so drill bit will center and drill desired location. Includes drawing of assembly. May be available from developer for $25, template cut to customer design. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employ

Drill Press Sanding Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to a drill press sanding jig to enable its use by a person with one arm or limited use of one arm. Describes adaptation involving a large plywood working table that enables a sanding drum to extend below the table. It also includes a spring balanced foot feed. Lists materials and includes drawings. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Mo

Drilling Jig For Improved Accuracy.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jig for positioning items when using a drill press. The jig assists in positioning parts for accurate drilling. It is made with a simple angle iron support to keep it level and a fixed stop to assure the hole will be drilled in the same at the same angle each time. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Charles Eckles, Independent Consultant, CA Dept. of Rehab. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education

Drive Along Play Car (Model 1008)

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

Dual Channel Headsets For The Visually Impaired (Model Smh 1783-11)

The Dual Channel headset for the Visually Impaired, model SMH 1783-11, is a microphone headset designed to fit a variety of communication applications requiring the use of two channels for individuals with a visual disability. The models are designed for use by secretaries and receptionists in transcribing from dictation devices and for use by telephone operators with visual disabilities using talking terminals. It is based on the StarMate Supra headset where one channel allows the user to trans

E-Desk

E-desk is designed for individuals needing to modify the height of their work surface to reduce repeated stress injuries caused by monotonous movements. This desk can be used by people of different heights needing to work comfortably at the same desk. The E-desk has a range of desk tops: rectangular, wave or conference styles. The surface is available in veneer or melamine finishes. It is also fitted with height control pad and cable management holes. The desk legs are available in ‘T’ legs,

E-Z Glide Series Adjustable Table Bases

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

Early Concepts

Early Concepts is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a problem solving program designed to teach children, ages 3 to 5 years, the concepts of what is missing from an object, and matching objects. One to four children may participate using single-switch or touchWindow (see separate entry) operation. The scanning speed (time that the cursor remains on a selection waiting for a user to make a selection) may be ad

Earplug Chain Fixture

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

Easel Base Document Holder (Model Dheb04)

The Easel Base Docuent Holder, model DHEB04, is a copy stand designed to reduce eye, back and neck strain for individuals who spend a lot of time typing. This copy holder is lightweight, uses minimal workspace and stores flat when not in use. The easel articulates to create stable base and it comes with non-slip feet to protect the work surface and prevent unwanted movement. A moveable paper grip with built in digital clock holds the document securely in place as it rest on the deep paper ledge.

Easyeye Floor Lamp

The EasyEye Floor Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This lamp includes an lonizer Air Purifier that is activated when the light is turned on. It has an adjustable gooseneck and a swivel head. The light uses a 27 watt fluorescent bulb (included) with an anti-reflective lens designed to reduce eyestrain and glare. Other features include energy efficient flicker free electronic ballast. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 48 x 10 x 9 inches.

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

Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/work Words

The Edmark Functional Word Series - Job/Work Words is a pre-vocational job skills training system, job readiness tutorial, and vocabulary enhancement software program designed to teach people with cognitive disabilities to read 100 words that may help them to get and keep jobs. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent living. Words covered include "file", "caution," "help wanted," "Hard Hat Area," and others. It teaches the functional vocabulary necessary for independent li

Edmark Time Telling

Time Telling is a time management training system and time skills tutorial program designed to incrementally build skills for people who do not yet know how to tell time. The program uses behavior modification and programmed learning to teach users to read a standard or digital clock and to say and write the correct time. It carefully sequences time-telling skills that students can master to the level of the minute. The skills necessary for reading a clock are divided into small steps, and syste

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

Electric Height Adjustable Activity Table

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

Electric Stapler

Automatic staplers available with finger or foot switch operation. Available 110 to 125 volt AC or 220 to 240 volt AC. Variety of models: mini, standard, heavy duty, saddle or double. Some models staple automatically when work is inserted, others are switch operated.

Electric Work Table (Model 4375)

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

Elevating Office Chair

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

Emove4D2 Model Em66

eMove4D2 is an adapted office chair suitable for users with paralysis or severe muscle weakness. This adapted chair combines powered controls for mobility with all the manual adjustments of an office chair. Adapted to the user for postural comfort and support. The eMove4D2 Model EM66 chair is fitted with a bespoke backrest, seat pad, padded supports on the arms and extended upholstered armpads. An electrically powered leg support cradle to alter leg elevation, with a depth adjustable foot suppo

Employability Skills (Esu)

Employability Skills is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for used by high school students and adults with learning or cognitive disabilities. This series of six duplicatable CD-ROMs, six companion books, and six online lessons can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help promote reading comprehension and the critical thinking skills necessary for students to transition from school to the wo

Encyclopedia Of Basic Employment And Daily Living (Ebe)

The Encyclopedia of Basic Employment and Daily Living is a prevocational job skills training system and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use by teachers working with high school students and adults with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This reference book covers six curriculum areas which include 80 subjects and over 541 lessons. The curriculum areas include: Basic Skills, Competitive Employment, Leisure Time, Sheltered Employment, Skills for Independence, and

Endeavor Smartstation Ii - Single User Pro Edition

Endeavor SmartStation II – Single User PRO Edition is a voice output computer desktop configuration program designed for use by individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and brain injury. The program allows the user to build a personalized computer experience and includes button palettes for creating easy computer access. The user can customize his or her browser for safe and easy Web access with the Web Trek palette. Visual Media Player provides the user with a simple way to pla

Endeavor Talker Pro

The Endeavor Talker Pro is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system is a Windows 7 tablet comes preloaded with Endeavor Talker Pro Software (see separate entry), allowing the user to communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the tablet's screen to speak words or compose sentences. The

Endeavor Talker Pro Software

Endeavor Talker Pro Software is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication, cognitive, learning, developmental or speech disabilities, or autism. This software enables a touch screen Windows or Apple Macintosh computer to function as an alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) system for people who cannot speak or have difficulty speaking. The user can communicate with others by touching graphical buttons on the sc

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

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

Equity (Model 1317)

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

Equity (Model 4240)

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

Equity (Model 4830)

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

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 Sof Penagain

The Ergo Sof PenAgain is ergonomically designed to fit to the contour of the hand. This model helps alleviate hand stresses. The natural weight of the writer's hand provides sufficient pressure to apply ink to paper. This eliminates the need to grip the pen, allowing the thumb and forefinger to serve as guides.

Ergochair For Little People

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

Ergonomic Office Chair With Headrest

The Ergonomic Office Chair with Headrest is an adjustable office chair designed to provide, neck, back, and head support for individuals while working at a desk. Ergonomically designed, this chair features pneumatic seat height adjustment, 360-degree swivel, tilt tension adjustment, and tilt to lock chair in upright position. A two-to-one synchro-tilt (back reclines at two-to-one ratio to seat angle) allows the user to recline while keeping seat cushion relatively level to the floor. Other feat

Ergonomic Swivel Chair Lock

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a swivel ergonomic chair with a controlled locking mechanism to control the swivel feature of the chair for an individual with musculoskeletal issues. A young man found that he would inadvertently swivel his chair seat relative to his torso and the twisted posture exacerbated his existing musculoskeletal problems. The man wanted the ability to lock out the swivel as well as have the option to swivel the seat when getting in and out of the c

Ergopod (Model 300)

The ErgoPOD, model 300, is a computer work center designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or other physical disabilities. Designed for use with desktop computer systems, this height-adjustable unit can be used by individuals who use wheelchairs, individuals who use a computer while in bed or in a reclined position, and standing users. This work center features a steel tube frame, eliminating the need for under-table cross braces,and a wide U-shaped base for accessibility. Th

Ergopod (Model 500)

The ErgoPOD, model 500, is a computer work center designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or other physical disabilities. Designed for use with desktop computer systems, this height-adjustable unit can be used by individuals who use wheelchairs, individuals who use a computer while in bed or in a reclined position, and standing users. This work center features a steel tube frame, eliminating the need for under-table cross braces,and a wide U-shaped base for accessibility. Th

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

Esd Safe Hi-Lighting Clamp Base Magnifier 3-Diopter 1.75X

This Dazor magnifier is designed for the vision impaired. It has a highlighting effect on irregular surfaces. The clear crown-optical glass lens Allows for clear and distortion-free viewing. The curved arm provides a total reach of 30 inches. Can be clamped on permanently to a horizontal surface.

Esys 12

The Esys 12 is a braille notetaker, braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable unit has 12 braille cells with 12 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 12 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), personal computer (PC), or notetaker. The user can

Esys 24

The Esys 24 (also known as the esys24) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with 24 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 24 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can also be used to send and

Esys 40

The Esys 40 (also known as esys40) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have vision. This portable unit has a large display with 40 braille cells with 40 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The esys40 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can be used to read and

Esys 64

The Esys 64 (also know as the esys64) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 64 braille cells with 64 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 64 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via

Esys 80

The Esys 80 (also known as the esys80) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 80 braille cells with 80 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 80 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station or

Euroflex 700 Abc

The Euroflex ABC is designed for children with disabilities to maintain a good posture and increase their mobility.

Euroflex 700 Abc

The Euroflex ABC is designed for children with disabilities to maintain a good posture and increase their mobility.

Euroflex 700 Abc

The Euroflex ABC is designed for children with disabilities to maintain a good posture and increase their mobility.

Euroflex Classic Sitrite Office Chair

The Euroflex Classic is an office chair developed for those with disabilities. Rolling wheels in combination with a flexible seat base (Flexbase) make it easy to move the chair with the feet, and transfer can be done in a safe and comfortable way. Flexbase gives stability and proper breaking. An ergonomic-shaped seat unit provides accurate seating position and comfort. The flexible adjustments in combination with a wide range of accessory options allow various individual needs to be met.

Euroflex Classic Sitrite Office Chair

The Euroflex Classic is an office chair developed for those with disabilities. Rolling wheels in combination with a flexible seat base (Flexbase) make it easy to move the chair with the feet, and transfer can be done in a safe and comfortable way. Flexbase gives stability and proper breaking. An ergonomic-shaped seat unit provides accurate seating position and comfort. The flexible adjustments in combination with a wide range of accessory options allow various individual needs to be met.

Euroflex Classic Sitrite Office Chair

The Euroflex Classic is an office chair developed for those with disabilities. Rolling wheels in combination with a flexible seat base (Flexbase) make it easy to move the chair with the feet, and transfer can be done in a safe and comfortable way. Flexbase gives stability and proper breaking. An ergonomic-shaped seat unit provides accurate seating position and comfort. The flexible adjustments in combination with a wide range of accessory options allow various individual needs to be met.

Euroflex Clinic Chair

The Euroflex Clinic is an assistive clinical chair, designed for commercial use within medical establishments. Electric powered height adjustment means that clinicians no longer have to bend and stoop whilst carrying out medical procedures. Adjustments can be made with the patient in site allowing for faster patient interaction. Because the height of the seat is so easily adjusted, practitioners will be more inclined to raise the patient rather than leaning over in uncomfortable stressful positi

Euroflex Forma

The Euroflex Forma is an office chair with unique ergonomics. A seat made of two cushions and a backrest system build up in sections. Other features include an adjustable brake lever and brakes on the rear wheels, which can easily be changed to a front wheel brake or a four wheel brake. A Flexbase chassis is also standard, which allows the chair to be stable on uneven surface. Swing-away armrests (backwards) are adjustable in height and width as standard. All the seat adjustments can be made wit

Euroflex Forma Sitrite

The Euroflex Forma is an office chair with unique ergonomics. A seat made of two cushions and a backrest system build up in sections. Other features include an adjustable brake lever and brakes on the rear wheels, which can easily be changed to a front wheel brake or a four wheel brake. A Flexbase chassis is also standard, which allows the chair to be stable on uneven surface. Swing-away armrests (backwards) are adjustable in height and width as standard. All the seat adjustments can be made wit

Eurotech Adjustable Intensive Task Chair

The Eurotech Adjustable Intensive Task Chair is an office chair with height adjustment designed for use by individuals who require position changes throughout the day. This seat is designed to provide ergonomic comfort, tension control, and lumbar support for individuals who sit at a desk all day. The seat is covered in 100 percent olefin fabric and has a thick foam cushion. Other features include pneumatic height control; a swivel, tilt seat; an adjustable-height ratchet back; independent back

Evaluation Profile Analysis & Reporting System (Model S148)

The Evaluation Profile Analysis & Reporting System (EPARS), model S148, is a vocational skills assessment program designed for use in assessing individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program provides a computerized interpretation of vocational functioning. It identifies individual strengths and needs, estimates appropriate vocational and residential placement levels, and can generate an individualized evaluation report. The program comes with one package of EPARS Data Sheets.

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program

Everyday Expressions Aphasia Therapy Program, by Diana J. Goodwin, was developed by an experienced speech therapist to give practical treatment material for older aphasic individuals with expressive language impairments. Directly facilitates the recovery of functional communication skills with 78 illustrated expressions organized into five categories of expressions: general social, daily living activities, dining out, at the doctor’s office, and visiting with friends. It is also beneficial to th

Evolution Desk With Adjustable Legs

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

Executive Ergonomic Task Chair

The Executive Ergonomic Task Chair is an adjustable office chair designed for use by individuals who require position changes throughout the day. This chair is designed to provide lumbar support for individuals who sit at a desk for long periods. Features include a lock tilt swivel mechanism, gas lift height adjustment, seat pitch adjustment, back height and pitch adjustments, and 7-position adjustable height armrests. DIMENSIONS: The overall height is 46.5 to 50 inches. Seat (WxD): 20 x 19.5 in

Expanded Keyboard For Calculator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Expanded keyboard allows person without fine motor control to operate calculator. Using the available circuitry of a commercial calculator, an enlarged keyboard is made, 16 by 18 inches. The keys are one inch in diameter, widely spaced and recessed. Slight pressure on the key activates switch. Display readout was enlarged to 1/2 inch symbols and located a the top of the keyboard. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Electronics, woodworking. AUTHOR: Caro

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

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

Extended Tray Easel

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

Ez - D.o.t.

EZ-D.O.T. is a skills training and assessment system designed to provide occupational information in electronic format of the 1991 Dictionary of Occupational Titles published by the U.S. Department of Labor. This resource lists the job requirements and descriptions for 12,741 occupations. Each job overview contains a narrative text description and coded information about educational, physical, mental, and environmental requirements. An occupation outline may be viewed in short form, showing only

Ez Test Battery Tester (Models 1-03968-00 & 1-03969-00)

The EZ Test Battery Testeris an audible or audible and vibrating battery tester designed for use by individuals who are blind or deaf blind or who have low vision. The tester is available in an audible version (model 1-03968-00) that reports battery status by beeps, and an audible/tactile version (model 1-03969-00) that reports battery status by vibrations and beeps. A flexible testing wire allows for testing of 1.5-volt batteries, including AAA, AA, C, and D batteries. Also included are two con

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

Faucet Assembly (Model 211-Q)

Faucet Assembly, model 211-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop sequencing and advanced assembly skills in people with cognitive disabilities. Users are required to use a screwdriver to assemble PVC faucets following an exact sequence. The set includes parts for 12 faucets, parts and storage bins, tags, a screwdriver, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or

Fellowes Gel Crystal Mousepad Wristrest

The Fellowes Gel Crystal Mousepad Wristrest is an ergonomically designed gel wrist rest that conforms to a user's wrist. The rest provides support while redistributing pressure points to alleviate wrist pain or discomfort.

Fellowes Gliding Palm Supports

The Gliding Palm Supports relieve wrist pressure to help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome and general wrist discomfort. Gliding over the mousepad encourages natural wrist movement in a neutral position. Additionally, the compact design works with or without a mouse pad.

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.

File Drawer Modification.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: File cabinet modified by hinging one side to allow filing by a person with little upper extremity range of motion or grasp. One side of a portable filing cabinet is removed and reattached with hinges to open downward, to expose the filed material from the side. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: Developed at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. Reprinted from the " Rehabilitation Engineering Sourcebook Supplement 1:" Institute for Information Studies, Falls Church,

First Then Visual Schedule

First Then Visual Schedule is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad enables caregivers to customize and present visual schedules and choice prompts to guide a person through daily events (such as a morning routine or therapy schedule) or through steps to complete a specific activity. Each schedule consists of images arranged in a specific order. Each

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

Fixed Height Ada Desk

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

Flaghouse Height Adjustable Personal Worktable

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

Flashlight Assembly (Model 209-Q)

The Flashlight Assembly, model 209-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and work simulator designed to develop assembly and quality control skills in people with cognitive disabilities. This task involves a seven-step process to assemble working pen flashlights, requiring inserting, sequencing, and turning. If properly assembled. the flashlight can be turned on. The set includes parts for 24 flashlights, parts box, product bin, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guaran

Flextable (Model A)

The FlexTable, model A, is an adjustable height tilt top table designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities and others with special seating needs. This table, which is designed to accommodate four people, has four height-adjustable work stations mounted on the ends and each side of a rectangular base. The side stations also tilt. The end stations are removable. The base rests on 4 4-inch lockable casters so the table can be positioned as needed. DIMENSIONS (LxW)

Flextable (Model B)

The FlexTable, model B, is an adjustable height tilt top table designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities and others with special seating needs. This table, which is designed to accommodate six people, has six height-adjustable work stations mounted on a rectangular base, one on each end and two on each side. The side stations also tilt. The end stations are removable. The base rests on 4 4-inch lockable casters so the table can be positioned as needed. DIMENS

Flextable (Model C)

The FlexTable, model C, is an adjustable height tilt top table designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities and others with special seating needs. This table, which is designed to accommodate eight people, has eight height-adjustable work stations mounted on a rectangular base, one on each end and three on each side. The side stations also tilt. The end stations are removable. The base rests on 4 4-inch lockable casters so the table can be positioned as needed.

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.

Folding Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Permits an even tri- fold of paper for envelope insertion. Masonite or plywood base with rims on three sides making a letter-size box with a lucite flap, 1/3 of the length of the letter attached to the long side rim. The paper is slipped under the flap and folded around it, then slipped off. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education An

Folding Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Folding guide for folding letters to fit in envelopes. Describes guide made of wood and clear acrylic; a shallow box, the size of the paper to be folded, with edges on three sides and a hinged piece of clear plastic fastened across the center of the width. This can be lifted to insert the paper, then put down to use as a guide to fold the paper around; the paper can then be slipped off and put in an envelope. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodw

Folding Handle For Gator Vehicle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted folding handle for a John Deere Gator farm vehicle for an individual with paraplegia. An individual with paraplegia as a result of a spinal cord injury continues to work on his family’s farm and uses a Gator, an off-road vehicle, to get around the farm. The Gator allows this individual to perform tasks around the farm that would otherwise be very difficult, if not impossible, in his wheelchair. However, this individual’s t

Folding Wheelchair Table

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

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

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

FoldRite: Letter Folding Tool

 FoldRite: Letter Folding Tool is a tool designed for individuals with low vision to help them fold letters. Made of durable plastic, designed to make folding 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper a snap. Consists of two plastic, hinged plates. Letters can be tri-folded by placing the paper between the plates and folding the FoldRite over twice. Can also be used to create strips of blank braille paper that fit into a business envelope.

Food Service Entry-Level Words (Fds)

Food Service Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with a vocabulary of technical terms related to the food service industry so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the individual titles incl

Foot Operated Power Mitre Saw.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Foot operated lever for a power mitre saw enables it to be used by someone with one arm or limited use of one arm. Describes a supplementary foot operated lever consisting of a plywood cutting base, a foot rod and a foot operated sewing machine switch. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworki

Foot Operated Wire Feeder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Enables person with limited use of hands to cut wire accurately using foot pedals. Device pulls wire off roll and feeds it into the cutter. When wire hits the stop it is cut to give the prescribed length of wire. Wire drops into box. Device has 2 rollers, one which drives the wire. a ratchet is attached to drive wheel and foot pedal. Spring returns it. Diagram included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Mach

Four Compartment Packaging (M0Del 303-F)

Four Compartment Packaging, model 303-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, assembly and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users select from a variety of items to create a packaged product that matches a pre-packaged sample. The set includes 24 four-comartment boxes, 192 small parts, parts and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction wit

Fractiles-7

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

Full Flex Valet

The Full Flex Valet is an elevating platform for computer monitors designed to elevate the screen to a more comfortable eye level, and to free up valuable work space. The extension arm has a gas spring that allows for easy adjustments. The arm extends, retracts, and rotates as it holds the monitor or terminal on a tilt and swivel base in virtually any viewing position. the arm lifts the base of the monitor from 7.5 to 13.5 inches above the work surface, extends/retracts 7 inches with a maximum r

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 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 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.

General Employability Skills Titles (Cle)

General Employability Skills Titles is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by high school students and adults with cognitive or other disabilities. The unit, which is part of the Life Skills Curriculum, has 21 duplicatable books, 21 duplicatable CD-ROMs and 21 online lessons that equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. Students can use this curriculum independently or in groups. Titles include Earning Mone

Generation Iv Adjustable Work Tables

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

Genie Aerial Work Platform (Awp)

The Genie Aerial Work Platform, or AWP, is an elevating platform designed as an alternative to climbing a ladder to perform tasks at extreme heights. Features of the lift include clear visual decals and big control buttons; AC power receptacle; a manual lowering lever to allow a controlled descent in the event of power failure; ground level entry; a locking key switch to assist in preventing unauthorized use; a light panel to allow visual confirmation that all outriggers are in place; ramped out

Gestetner Print Station (5200 Series)

Copier-printer designed to be used by employees who are physically disabled. Controls can be easily manipulated. The operator watches the readout panel as illuminated symbols signal the start and completion of each step in the automated operation. Attaching and removing the stencils from the cylinder is done automatically. The machine can be lowered to the level needed for operation by person in wheelchair. Maximum sheet size: 11 by 17 inches, minimum sheet size 3 by 5 inches. Four variable spee

Getting There Kit (Model Gt-10Q)

The Getting There Kit, model GT-10F, is an independent living skills tutorial and pre-vocational job skills training system designed to teach students with disabilities to use community streets and public transportation independently and to monitor their behaviors in the process. The kit includes the Getting There video and the Picture Set. The video uses a story to illustrate such concepts as preparing to leave for an outing, traveling by bus, using streets safely, using an elevator, understand

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 Knobbed Puzzles

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

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

Goodreader 4

GoodReader 4 is an iTunes application that can help individuals with communication problems by organizing PDFs of very large size, TXT documents with high-resolution graphics and pictures, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML files, and Safari web archives. Regarding audio and video files it is natively supported by IOS. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Version 4.3.0 offers a “WiFi only” option for scheduled Auto Sync in App settings. SIZE: 40.7 megabytes. LANGUAGE: English only.

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

Graduated Squeezums

The Graduated Squeezums is a fine motor training kit designed for use with individuals with fine motor disabilities. This set comprises six squeezable pads and six color-coordinated slots.Users can practice fitting any pad into any slot or they can develop matching skills by matching each pad with its corresponding slot.

Guide For Inserting Magazines Into Envelopes

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

Hairdresser's Workstool.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Relieves the legs and back of the hairdresser, without interfering with the pace of work. Also serves as an injury prevention device. Custom designed stool attaches to base of most commonly used barber's chair in Sweden. Stool is on a caster base and can rotate around barber's chair; is height adjustable, and can be adjusted for distance from the person in the barber's chair. Two designs are commercially available in Sweden. Similar design could be cus

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

Happy Princess, The

The Happy Princess is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed for use by children with cognitive or perceptual disabilities. This activity requires players to match the correct heads, middles, and tails to form an image and make the princess happy.

Health Care Entry-Level Words (Whk)

Health Care Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. These duplicatable books teach students a vocabulary of technical terms and help students to develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the titles include: General Health Care; Direct

Heavy Duty Flex Arm Document Holder (Model Dhfa08)

The Heavy Duty Flex Arm Document Holder, model DHFA08, is a copy holder designed to reduce eye, back and neck strain for individuals who spend a lot of time typing. This copy holder has a clamp that attaches to the edge of any work surface. The arm pivots 360 degrees and can be swung out of the way when not in use. A moveable paper grip with built in digital clock holds the document securely in place as it rest on the deep paper ledge. A transparent line guide mounts on either side and adjusts t

Heavy Duty Mobile Adjustable Height Wheelchair Table (Model 375)

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

Height Adjustable Table

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

Height Adjustable Work Bench Legs (Models 53-847-0A & 53-848-8A)

Heavy duty adjustable height bench legs. Can be used with steel, compressed wood plastic laminate, solid maple or other work surfaces in 30 or 36 inch depths. Legs adjustable from 29 to 33 inches in one inch increments. Top support and foot assembly are 14 gauge steel. Legs are 16 gauge ribbed steel. 2 3/4 inch wide feet can be bolted to floor. Double electrical knockouts front and back. Gray enamel finish. Work table tops available.

Herman Miller Scooter

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

Highlight Pen Packaging (Model 301-F)

Highlight Pen Packaging, model 301-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, assembly, and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users match highlighters to a color testing pad and place the set in the display box. The set includes 60 highlighters, 12 display boxes, 12 test pads, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. COLOR: Highlighters are provided in five colors. WARRANTY: The manufactur

Highlighter (Model 1588-04)

The Highlighter, model 1588-04, is an illuminated stand magnifier designed with a highlighted orientation line for individuals with low vision. The entire magnification is illuminated, but one line of print is brighter. Because readers do not have to concentrate on orientation, they can read more easily and quickly. Lowering the illumination with the rheostat allows users to make the orientation line more visable by dimming the surrounding field. There is a power supply light to signify when pow

Hold It (Model Gm31)

Ceiling mounted device with cable will suspend any tool or object at any height desired, pull down or push up to set it at desired height. Can be used with tools, lights, plants or any object up to 12 pounds.

Hometova Attention Screening Test

The HomeTOVA Attention Screening Test is a cognitive rehabililtation evaluation program designed for use by individuals with attention deficit disorder (ADD), brain injury, learning disabilities, stroke, and other cognitive and neurological disabilities. This software program is a performance-based screening test for attention and impulsivity problems, based on the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). It is not a questionnaire. The test measures the testtaker's attention as the testtaker uses

Horizontal Box Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stabilizer for a narrow (flat) box so the contents can be inserted using a gross sliding forward motion. The box rests on a non-skid rubber base and is held in place with a toggle clamp. Lists materials needed; includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Handicapped People: Supplement REF: Madison, Wisconsin: University of

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.

Hose Nozzle Assembly (Model 206-Q)

The Hose Nozzle Assembly, model 206-Q, is a training system for sorting/matching/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop basic assembly skills in people with cognitive disabilities. Users simultaneously turn and assemble the hose nozzle pieces. The set includes 24 plastic nozzles, a jig, storage and parts bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 day

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

Improving The Posture Of A Seated Worker.

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

Individual Tilt Work Table (Model Pc 5358-02)

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

Infinity Series (Models 6030, 4830, & 6024)

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

Isaac Author

ISAAC Author is a macro creation software program designed to enable occupational therapists and rehabilitation practicioners with patients who use the ISAAC System (see separate entry) to develop and update of each patient's individualized system content in English or Spanish. The ISAAC Author looks like a simple word processor when in use. When the content elements for an ISAAC system user have been fully developed, so the practitioner simply connects the user's ISAAC System to the serial port

Isaac System, The

The ISAAC System is a small, wearable, individualized cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, developmental disabilities such as mental retardation, dementia, and pseudo-dementia. ISAAC attaches to the user's belt and features a small touchscreen that displays messages and prompts that the user acknowledges by touching. Because it is fully individualized and easy to use, categorically oriented, ISAAC is suitable for individual

It's All Part Of The Job (Model Ww-05Q)

"It's All Part of the Job", model WW-05Q, is a pre-vocational job skills training system designed to inform and motivate students with cognitive disabilities about the skills needed to succeed on the job. The video uses real life workers with developmental disabilities and their employers to illustrate such concepts as getting up on time, personal appearance, getting to work, punctuallity and attendance, getting along with co-workers, taking a break, following directions, and staying on task. WA

It's Done!

It’s Done! is a cognitive aid, medication reminder program, and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or brain injury. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer or scheduler. The app remembers later what the user does now and gives them recall of completed tasks by confirming completion of routine tasks. It’s Done! can also notify others by text or email when a task is done. The user can se

Ithoughts (Mindmap)

iThoughts is a mindmapping tool for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that is designed for individuals who find it difficult to organize their thoughts and/or remember information, people with mental illness or learning disabilities, or visual learners. It enables the user to visually organize their thoughts, ideas, and information. SIZE: 35.9 Megabytes. LANGUAGE: English.

Itty-Bitty Book Light

The Itty-Bitty Book Light is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to be lightweight and portable, this reading light has telescoping arms and a revolving lamp hood. Made of durable plastic, the light clips to any paperback and hardcover book and provides direct reading light through two bright LED bulbs. The bulbs are heat-free and provide 100,000 hours of light. The light automatically turns on when the telescoping arm is extended. A durable carrying case

Jig To Hold Peg Parts For Assembly

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

Job Quest For Windows Xp

Job Quest for Windows XP is a vocational planning and job placement assessment program designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This assessment software program presents 60 video clips representing 12 job categories in a forced choice format. After both job video clips in a pair have been viewed, users are prompted to select the job they liked best. This process continues until all video clips have viewed (approximately 20 to 25 minutes). Assessments can be personalized by

Job Readiness And Training Curriculum (Jrt)

The Job Readiness and Training Curriculum is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of duplicatable books and CDs can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help students learn the competencies and goals need for work maturity and pre-employment. This curriculum addresses the different abilities of students by havin

Jobri Mobile Desk Caddy (Model F7300-Xx)

The Jobri Mobile Desk Caddy, model F7300-xx, is a height-adjustable tilt top table that can be used with a recliner or as a freestanding unit. This mobile desk caddy has multiple combinations of height and tilt adjustments, and can be used to hold a laptop or book or for writing. Locking casters help keep it in place and a full lip on the table top keeps items from sliding off. It holds up to 25 pounds. DIMENSIONS: The tabletop adjusts from 30 to 39.5 inches high with a table surface of 16 x 31

Jogger, The

The Jogger is a prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities, brain injury, stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, or other short-term memory disabilities. Hosted on a small, wearable, commercially-available personal data assistant (PDA) equipped with a touch screen, the system enables users to take needed information with them wherever they go, presenting behavioral prompts and cues for the user at pre-programmed times and recording the user's responses. The system transmits user

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

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

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

Kayjae Portable Versa-Table (Models Vt081212, Vt081216, Vt081418, Vt121212, Vt121216, Vt121418, Vt161216, & Vt161418)

The KayJae Portable Versa-Table is a portable desk lapboard designed for use by people with disabilities. It features a tabletop with ample space for writing, drawing, or eating and an attached ledge to hold books and papers in place. It can be adjusted to any height or angle. OPTIONS: A book holder, cup holder, double cup holder, book light, a plastic book clip, and a non-skid, tabletop rubber mat are options. DIMENSIONS: The desktop of model VT081212 is 12 x 12 inches, and the base is 8 inches

Kensington Wrist Pillow Mousepad

The Kensington Wrist Pillow mousepad delivers neutralizing comfort to those with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or general wrist discomfort. A soft gel base conforms to wrists without pressure points or restricted motion.

Key Ring Assembly (Model 205A-Q)

Key Ring Assembly, model 205A-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop fine motor and assembly skills in people with cognitive disabilities. Users utilize a two-part press and push assembly method to attach key rings to bases. The set includes 40 key rings, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replaceme

Keyboard Guard.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Keyboard guard to assist persons with limited finger control. A removable grid is constructed from 1/16 inch diameter brass rod with soldered joints. It can be made for calculators, typewriters or push button phones. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Ken Hagman, Opportunities, Inc., 925 Jefferson Street, Fort Atkinson, WI, 414-563- 6691. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Handi

Kitten Cards

Kitten Cards are a training system for matching/sorting/ assembly designed for use with children with cognitive or perceptual disabilities. On each corner of each card one quarter of a kitten (head, tail, front legs, or back legs) is represented, each in a different color. Players match the parts and colors to create a complete image. The setincludes rules for several games of varying levels of difficulty.

Know And Grow

Know and Grow is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This program prepares students for jobs in environments where plants are grown or sold. Components include prevocational goals and objectives, 15 job descriptions, a work behavior record pad, evaluation forms, and instructor's guide. A plastic storage case is included.

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

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

Lap Blackboard.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lapboard for use on lap or table provides writing surface with extra arm support. A half-circle cutout is made in a 12 inch by 18 inch plywood tray. All sharp edges and corners are rounded. Both sides of the tray are finished with two coats of blackboard paint. Includes diagram. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 102. Also available from Prentice-Ha

Large Bottle Assembly (Model 201-F)

The Large Bottle Assembly, model 201-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach basic assembly skill to people with cognitive disabilities. This simple task requires users to screw lids on plastic bottles. The set includes 12 plastic bottles, 12 lids, storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of th

Large Format Calculator

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

Leap Into Math Activity Set

The Leap into Math Activity Set is a math skills training system designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The set assists with early counting, sorting and matching, and addition and subtraction skills. The set includes 48 counters in the shape of frogs and 12 double-sided activity cards. Information on four species of frogs and their habitats are also included. OPTIONS: An extra set of 72 frog counters is available. COLOR: The counters come in six colors.

Learning Assessment Programs (Laps)

Learning Assessment Programs (LAPs) are skills assessment and training systems and job readiness tutorial programs designed to diagnose and remediate basic math and English competencies for a job or technical skills training program for individuals with a cognitive or developmental disability. The Learning Assessment Programs were written to help identify the student or employee’s ability to handle job-specific math, communication, science, and problem-solving skills related to the workplace. Th

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

Lektriever Series 80

The Lektriever Series 80 is a powered file cabinet system with an adjustable work counter that allows the revolving file shelves to deliver files at a standing or a seated height. FEATURES: Lockable security door; full width fluorescent light; computerized safety status panel; lockable lower access panel with safety switch; electronic keypad; and infrared safety eyes and upper and lower safety touch bars. SHELVING: Shelving options for lateral shelf filing include storage trays or bins for micro

Let's Go Shopping I: Toys And Groceries

Let's Go Shopping I is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach one to four children, ages 3 to 5 years, classification skills. The players select the appropriate items that would belong in the corresponding store, either a toy store or a grocery store. Selections are made using a single switch or a TouchWindow (see separate entry). COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQ

Let's Start Learning!

Let's Start Learning! is an academic tutorial program designed to provide the essentials for learning for individuals with a learning disability. This program is multisubject with five different ctivities; multisensory, encouraging children's senses both on and off the computer; and multilevel with four level changes. It helps children to build preschool skills with letters, numbers, shapes, and patterns through interactive play. The audio combined with graphics and animation encourages children

Lever Hand Punch

The Lever Hand Punch is a hand punch for metal or plastics with burr free holes. The punch comes with 7 round punch and die sets. Punch makes holes from 3/32 to 1/4 inch. A bench mount base is available separately ($15).

Liberty Adjustable Desk

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

Life Skills Curriculum (Clcoo)

Life Skills Curriculum is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 77 online lessons can be used by high school students and adults. This series is designed for students to use independently or in groups and is designed to help equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. The series offers five units that can be pur

Lil' Desk Mate

The Lil' Desk Mate is a height adjustable tilt desk designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This height-adjustable desk features a wide T-shaped base with locking casters and a two-section table top. The desk adjusts for right or left hand use. The smaller section of the table is fixed in a flat position, while the other can be used flat or tilted to support laptop computers, books, or papers. The Lil' Desk Mate's base can roll under most sofas, chairs or beds to position the

Link 'n' Learn Count & Measure

The Link 'N' Learn Count & Measure is a math skills training system designed for use with children with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 78 links, 22 hands-on activities, and two links games. The games and activities use playful animals to help children build counting, sorting, and measuring skills. COLOR: The links come in assorted colors.

Link 'n' Learn Math Activity Card Set

The Link 'N' Learn Math Activity Card Set is a math skills training system designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The set assists with counting, sorting, patterning, and graphing activities. The set includes 102 links and 16 double-sided activity cards. OPTIONS: An extra set of 102 links is available. COLOR: The links come in six colors.

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

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

The Echo smartpen from Livescribe records everything a user hears, says and writes, while linking audio recordings to notes. All recordings can be found within the simplistic interface. The device features a replaceable ink tip and a rechargeable lithium battery.

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.

Lufkin Rulers (Model 1612)

Steel rulers 3/4 inch wide by 1/32 inch thick. Steel etched for fingernail reading. No Braille. Available in 24 inch lengths.

Luxo Copyholder With Extension Arm (Models Mh-801 & Mh-805)

The Luxo Copyholder with Extension Arm, models MH-801 and MH-805, is designed with an adjustable arm to provide an ergonomic work station. The copy holder consists of a plate/easel on an extension arm that clamps to the table. The plate is constructed of durable plastic with a matte surface to reduce glare. A linefinder opens 90 degrees. A parallel motion feature keeps the plate in position wihen the arm is moved. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Easel is 10 x 12 inches. Arm is 33 inches (MH-801) or 36 inches

Magic Touch Screen

The Magic Touch Screen transforms any standard monitor or notebook computer into a scratch-resistant, touch-interactive device. It detects a user's touch for mouse cursor movement, clicking, double clicking, and dragging. The Magic Touch Screen works most effectively with any mouse-driven software.

Magnetic Writing Board

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize writing material for a person with use of one hand only. Briefly describes steel and wood writing surface with magnetized strips to hold papers in place and a raised lip to hold pencils. Originally designed for use by hemiplegic workshop employee. COMMENTS: For more information contact: United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, 122 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10020. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Greco, M TITLE: Problem Solv

Manual Height Adjustable Work Table (Model 8858A)

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

Manual Height-Adjustable Activity Table

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

Marathon Table

The Marathon Table is a height-adjustable computer workstation designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who stand to work. Depressing a release paddle enables immediate, yet controlled, surface height positioning. A two-way brake locks the work surface in both upward and downward directions. For user safety, a weight-sensing interlock releases the brake only when the table is properly counterbalanced. Counterbalance supports loads between 75 and 225 pounds, allowing immediate adjus

Max And The Machines

Max and the Machines is a language tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities. This program, which runs entirely from the CD-ROM, introduces children to Max, Magpie, and Selma as they develop skills in sorting, matching, and sequencing. Users move through a six-chapter story featuring diverse characters and families. Colors, letters, words and pictures are explored with a mouse click and rhymes enliven instruction and narration. The level of difficulty

Maxi Lift

Portable elevating work platform 28 inches by 57 inches by 6 foot 7 inches. Height adjusts from 6 feet 7 inches to 15 feet. 6 non slip metal steps to work platform. Dual action. Cable lifting system. One person operation goes through standard doorway, 2 feet 8 inches by 6 feet 8 inches. Power: manual, winch, battery, or 110 volt electric motor. Options: fiberglass insulated bucket, tool holders, platform extension. Supports up to 500 pounds.

Maximania

Maximania is a problem and academic tutorial program designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The six-chapter story of Max, Goober, Magpie, Selma, and the Flying Boot offers graphics, animation, and music to enliven puzzles, games, and problem-solving activities. Characters often speak in rhyme and each chapter contains matching, sorting, sequencing, and comprehension activities that help students develop essential literacy and thinking skills. Teachers and students have the op

Measuring Device For Woodworking.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Measuring device for a blind person to measure drywall, shelving or paneling. Slide measuring device made from 1/4 inch by 3 inch paneling. The longer board has a 1/ 4 inch groove in the center several inches long. The shorter board has a 1/4 inch groove running nearly its entire length. By loosening the wing nuts the ruler can be adjusted. tightening the wing nuts maintains the measurement until the board is scored for cutting. Includes picture, but i

Mechanics Entry-Level Words (Mch)

Mechanics Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of six duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with vocabulary of technical terms relating to motor vehicle repair so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. Available as a set, the individual titles include: Words

Mechanics Series (Duplicatable Books)

The Mechanics Series is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of twelve (12) duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults and are designed to help develop job readiness and pre-vocational job skills. Lessons include information contained in traditional vocational/technical textbooks but at lower reading levels with larger fonts and can be used independently or in groups. The bo

Med Ii, Med Iie, Med Iif.

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

Med Iv Dining And Activity Table

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

Memory Game

The Memory Game is a memory improvement activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. One of nine double-sided activity cards is slipped inside the board and the user lifts off the round covers one at a time to search for logical matches among the images.

Memovoice Notepad

The Memovoice Notepad is a braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Memovoice Notepad has a seven-point Braille keyboard and voice output in several languages, delivered through headphones or a built-in speaker. Functions include an alarm clock, calendar, appointments list, events list, and notepad. The Memovoice Notepad has a 256 kilobyte (KB) flash memory and 128 KB random access memory (RAM), with 2 megabytes (MB) total memory. POWER: Uses two 1.5 vo

Metal Trades Series (Vmt)

The Metal Trades Series is a job readiness and vocational skills training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. These duplicatable books are designed to give students an overview of basic measurement skills, shop math, and blueprint reading. Available as a set, titles include: Shop Math; Blueprint Reading I; Blueprint Reading II; Blu

Meterstick (Model 1-03000-00)

The Meterstick is a braille and tactile ruler designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This one-meter measuring aid identifies centimeters and decimeters with molded, tactile markings. Centimeters are displayed by thin raised lines, with every other increment identified in braille. Decimeters are marked by thick raised lines and in braille. The ruler is made of durable plastic, and is drilled for hanging.

Mf-1000 Multi-Functional Workstation

MF-1000 Multi-functional Workstation is a computer work station adapted for computer users with disabilities. The station incorporates inter-changeable parts of both the HCP-4800 basic table and the HCP-6000 U-shaped table, and includes an upper, two-part removable shelf. The table can be designed and built to enable the individual to have the maximum space in accessing their own computer. The U-shaped desk surface is locked into the horizontal position by two retractable oak slides, and support

Microcomputer Evaluation Of Careers And Academics (Meca) System

The Microcomputer Evaluation of Careers and Academics (MECA) System is a series of skills assessment and training systems, job readiness tutorial programs and transition, career and vocational assessment and planning programs. It includes simulations of tasks related to training, education and employment. The curriculum management system starts with a screening of interests (the Interest Indicator) and assigns activities for the user based on the scored results. The system then delivers assigned

Micrometer (Model 1650 & 1651)

Snap on micrometer with deeply etched markings. Standard calipers can be read only with micrometer. Models in one inch increments from 0 to 6 inches.

Microsoft Eye Gaze

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gaze-controlled interface cursor to assist those with fine motor and/or hand disabilities. Those with disabilities such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), have a hard time controlling their limbs and communicating, making it hard to utilize communication tools, electronic devices, or simply be independent. The Eye Gaze device functions on eyesight--a user can roll their eyes over a virtual keyboard to communicate with others. The

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse

The Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse is designed to alleviate wrist discomfort while also making digital navigation effortless. Shaped to encourage natural hand, wrist, and forearm patterns and posture, Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse helps prevent the pain of repetitive stress injuries.

Microworlds

Microworlds is a reading tutorial program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. Children explore the house and garden with Sam and Jo, their animated guides. Interactive activities in a colorful environment help develop early skills. Activities include simple matching games, decision-making activities, and early reading exercises. Users can feed birds, water flowers, have a bath, and design a room as they develop mouse control and early reading skills. The program offers full

Midland Child / Adult Combination Work Table (Models 7082)

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

Midland Combination Work Table (Model 7081)

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

Midland Round Work Table (Model 8859F)

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

Midland Wheelchair Work Table (Model 7080)

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

Mightymind & Supermind

MightyMind and SuperMind are training systems for sorting / matching / and assembly designed for use by children with cognitive and neurological disabilities. Children practice sorting, organizing and color, size, and shape discrimination while creating patterns to match the pattern cards. Both sets include 32 geometric wood shapes and 30 pattern cards. The patterns begin with those that are simpler and progress to those that are more challenging. MightyMind is designed for children ages three a

Mimiopad

The MimioPad wireless tablet is a digital presentation input system that can be used to enable students or teachers with mobility disabilities to write on a classroom whiteboard without leaving their desks. It can also be used in the workplace or in other venues in which meetings are held. The MimioPad is designed to be used with the MimioTeach electronic whiteboard (not included). The unit connects wirelessly to the MimioTeach whiteboard, allowing the teacher to move around the classroom while

Mini Motors Activity Card Set

The Mini Motors Math Activity Card Set is a math skills training system designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The set assists with early counting, sorting, and matching skills. The set includes 48 mini motor counters in the shapes of various vehicles, including cars, planes, boats, trucks, etc. and 12 double-sided activity cards. OPTIONS: An extra set of 72 mini motors counters is available. COLOR: The counters come in four colors.

Mini-Auggie (Model H-19)

The Mini-Auggie, model H-19, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This augmentative communication device consists of a PocketPC (HP iPaq 2495) loaded with Point To Pictures - Mobile (PTP-Mobile) software. The unit is touch-sensitive and comes with built-in voice recording capability and the Mayer-Johnson PCS library on an SD card. An unlimited number of pages with up to 25 pictures per page can be stored, jumped

Miracle Casters

Miracle Casters are casters for office chairs designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. These casters designed to replace standard casters that have a 7/16-inch diameter stem and are approximately twice as large as standard casters. DIMENSIONS: 4 inches in diameter. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: 10 years.

Model 100 Workstation

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

Model 200 Workstation

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

Modifications To Trolley

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of one hand to steer a trolley (cart) used for document delivery. An existing cart had four swivel wheels, making steering with one hand difficult. Two of the existing wheels were replaced with non-swivel ones. The adaptation required making small forks to fit the new wheels into the existing wheel mounts. In addition, the cart handle was raised using steel tubing and steel strap clamps. DIMENSIONS: The new handle is 950 millimeters hi

Modified Air Chisel.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Workplace modification which provides the function of hammering to an individual with limited upper extremity function. Modification of commercially available compressor and air chisel. Air chisel is suspended above work station by a commercially available balancer. Trigger valve of the chisel is removed, and an electric solenoid valve is attached to the output of the compressor. The solenoid valve is operated by a foot-actuated ribbon switch. Then it

Modified Desk Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with short stature to sit comfortably at her desk. A commercially-available swiveling desk chair was purchased and virtually rebuilt. The seat was removed from its existing base and mounted on a custom-built parallelogram-shaped base which was attached to a screwjack to raise and lower the chair height while keeping the seat horizontal. The screwjack was powered by a 50-watt direct-current (DC) motor. This enabled the user to sit on the chair a

Modified Dispensing/packaging Line For Individuals Who Are Blind

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a dispensing and packaging line system for individuals who are blind or have low vision. A company had an existing soap packaging system that required sight in order to load the machine and dispense the product. The National Industries for the Blind (NIB) was asked to determine how employees who are blind or have low vision might be able to operate these machines. The NIB fabricators installed an incline screw conveyor with auto sensors

Modified Drafting/drawing Table.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification allows a short person to use standard drawing or drafting tables. Can also be used from a scooter or seated position. Picture and drawing of an adapted drafting table. Construction details not included but diagram is clear, project plans available from developer. COMMENTS: Plans available from: Char McNamara, 1724 Wyoming Street, Dayton, Ohio 45410. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Metalworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools

Modified Tools For Saddle Maker

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a saddle maker with back and wrist pain to continue working. Many tools were adapted to require less gripping force. A palm-held pneumatic hammer, generally used in furniture making, was internally altered by replacing a hard rubber bumper with a softer material, creating a tapping effect rather than a hard hammering effect. In addition, a powered, height-adjustable table accommodated a heavy granite anvil and embossing tools, enabling the user to use the to

Modified Work Chair For Parts Fabricator

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

Modu-Tray

The Modu-Tray is a lapboard with bookholder designed to act as a tray or writing board for wheelchair users. Interchangeable inserts allow the user to have an adjustable easle for computer keyboard, reading, games, or a communication board, or a microwavable, dishwasher-safe fixed bowl that will not tip. The tray is made of a see-through Lexan plastic and features a cutout. It may be modified to fit standing tables, bolster chairs, and hospital bed tables. When fitted to a wheelchair, the tray i

Monitormate (Model R7929)

The MonitorMate, model R7929, is an elevating platform for computer monitors designed to provide a more comfortable viewing position for the user without losing valuable workstation space. The platform can be adjusted infinitely from 3.75 to 10.75 inches above the desk. It's counterbalance weight allows for adjustments with fingertip pressure. A non-skid mat keeps the monitor from sliding in the support tray. No installation is required; the platform rests on the work surface. An adjustment too

Moshi Ivr Alarm Clock

The Moshi IVR (Interactive Voice Responsive) Alarm Clock is a voice input and voice output alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This voice responsive alarm clock allows the user to set both time and alarm by voice. To initiate commands, the user says "Hello Moshi," and the clock responds, "Command Please." A total of 12 voice commands are available, including commands to have the clock speak the current time or alarm setting, to set time and alarm time, t

Mother Goose Says (Model 4013)

Mother Goose Says, model 4013, is an auditory game designed to improve cognitive skills, memorization, matching and sorting for children with a learning disability. Mother Goose is the main character who guides children through common nursery rhymes that they can listen to and recite as they learn to read and build language skills. Included are four colorful game boards that teach shapes, colors, numbers, and matching skills. The game can be used by one or two palyers.

Moto Tool Holder (Model 2217)

Table top stand with attachment for holding and locking Dremel power tools into position. Allows use of both hands on work piece. General use product.

Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Revised (Mvpt-R)

The Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Revised (MVPT-R) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children from four years to 11 years, 11 months of age with learning, cognition, motor, or physical disabilities. An expanded version of the original MVPT, this test assesses visual perception. The complete set includes 40 test plates, a manual, and 50 recording forms in a vinyl folder. OPTIONS: The test plates, sets of 50 recording forms, and the manual are also available separately.

Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Vertical (Mvpt-V)

The Motor Free Visual Perceptual Test, Vertical (MVPT-V) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with adults with stroke or brain injury. Adapted from the original MVPT, this test assesses visual perception, presenting stimuli vertically at the visual midline. This provides accurate assessment of perceptual abilities in adults who may have hemified visual neglect (HVN). Raw scores are converted to standardized scores and norm tables are presented for adults with or without a history

Motus D-Grip

The Motus D-Grip Handle is a tool grip designed for use by individuals limited upper extremity strength. The D-shaped plastic handle attaches to most tools, including shovels, rakes, brooms, etc. to provide additional leverage. The handle adjusts to any position. DIMENSIONS: Fits shafts 0.75 to 1.75 inches in diameter. COLOR: Black and white.

Motus T-Grip

The Motus T-Grip is a tool grip designed for use by individuals limited upper extremity strength. The straight plastic handle attaches at a right angle to the handle shaft of most straight-shaft tools, including shovels, rakes, brooms, etc. to provide additional leverage and push/pull assistance. DIMENSIONS: Fits shafts 0.75 to 1.75 inches in diameter. COLOR: Black.

Mouse Nest

The Mouse Nest is a cursor control wrist support designed to support the entire hand and reduce wrist stress. This mouse rest moves with the mouse to aid, not impede, productivity while maintaining the user's wrist in the desired neutral position. The rest has a contoured surface with a lower hand platform and thumb and finger recesses. The mouse attaches to the platform with Velcro and is removed and reinstalled easily. The support is made of molded foam and configured for either the right or l

Movement Swivel Lock System Chair

Movement swivel lock system is an adapted office chair that is equipped with a swivel lock that stops the chair from rotating. It has an easy to reach light release lever. The shock absorbers prevent jarring. When the chair is not locked, it can be rotated 340° degrees. Cable control allows choice of position for the levers. When the movement lock is activated it stops the chair from rolling. Activating the movement lock stops the chair from rolling. The release levers are easy to reach and

Movie Ticket Taker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of one hand to take tickets at a movie theater. An individual with cerebral palsy and mental retardation had use of only one hand and was unable to take and tear tickets at a movie theater where he was employed. The solution was to use a high torque rotary cutter which cuts the ticket when inserted into a custom designed box that sits on a tray in the user's lap. This is the same technology used in many parking lots, when a ticket is cu

Multi-Scan

Multi-SCAN is a single switch activity center designed for individuals who have alearning disability and are limited to the use of a single switch. It features the four educational DINO-GAMES (see separate entry) in one complete package. On top of that there are five fraphic libraries appropriate for a wide range of ages and abilities. The catagories include Animals, Cosmetology, Independent Living, Sports and Vocations. Multi-SCAN allows you to select a graphic library, choose games and set a s

Multimedia Plocka

Multimedia Plocka is an educational program with cause and effect, matching and sorting, sequencing, numbers, language, and games activities, designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, communication, upper extremity, and fine motor disabilities. In this multimedia program, learning is enhanced with graphics, sound, and video. The program uses the principle of objects and targets. On-screen shapes, pictures, or text are scanned and selected with switches or the keyboard. Once selected

My Tiny Reminder

MY tiny REMINDER is a vibrating prompter and medication reminder designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or cognitive disabilities. The prompter vibrates at a preset time for two seconds and then stops for three seconds; this pattern continues until the user presses any key on the unit. The unit can be carried in a pocket or in the included wristband/wrist wallet, which also has room for other items such as cash, credit cards, keys, or MP3 players. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 2.7

Nail Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Deice to hold nails when hammering. A narrow strip of corrugated cardboard is used to hold nails by pushing the nails through the wavy pockets in the cardboard. As each nail is used peel away or rip off the sections of cardboard. Can also be used to hold screws. Includes drawing. TITLE: The Finger Saver. REF: Article: Home Mechanix, June 1989: p 83. PAGES (including cover): 1 1989.

Naturalease Wrist Support (Model Ms21)

The NaturalEase Wrist Support, model MS21, is a keyboard wrist support designed to reduce or prevent fatigue or strain for individuals who have or are candidates for repetitve motion disorders. This particular wrist support is curved at the center and is designed to work with the Microsoft Natural keyboard (see separate entry). Th durable cross-linked polyethylene foam is comfortable and the fabric covering does not promote friction allowing the users skin to breathe. The support attaches firmly

Necessary Knowledge (Nke)

Necessary Knowledge is an independent living skills tutorial and job skills training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 36 duplicatable books and 36 audio CDs is written at an average fourth grade reading level and can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book teaches a specific set of skills and vocabulary. Some of the titles include: The Interview; First Weeks of Work; Earning Money Now;

Neutral Posture Chair - 6000 Series

The Neutral Posture Chair - 6000 Series is an adjustable office chair designed for use to provide back support while working at a desk. This chair has a high back with adjustable back height and angle and an inflatable lumbar pad. This chair features six seat size and contour options with adjustable seat height, depth, angle, and tension. It has adjustable arm height, width and 360-degree armpad rotation. The 6000 Series also has a plastic outer shell and a multi-function mechanism with seat sli

New Dimension Folding Lectern (Model Ada-1)

The New Dimension Folding Lectern, model ADA-1, is an accessible lectern designed for use by wheelchair users. This portable floor lectern allows appropriate line of sight from the presenter to the audience and is ergonomically designed for user comfort and utility. It has continuous steel hinges for folding, and integral components to set up without tools. The lectern is covered with a polypropylene fabric that is spill- and stain- proof and resistant to abusive handling. Other features include

New Rule

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of ruler that will allow individuals with low vision to read smaller units of measurements such as centimeters and millimeters on the ruler. The New Rule has larger numbers on higher contrast measurement bars. A sliding pointer runs along the center of the ruler, displaying the millimeter measurement as numbers, again on a high contrast background, on a wheel inside the pointer's housing. An arm inside the slider rests against the track and

Non-Slip Weight To Secure Drafting Materials.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Non-slip weight to hold angles, templates and other tools for a drafter with use of one arm only. Weight made of 2 pieces of 3 inch angle iron welded together to make a square, with a piece of foam rubber glued to the bottom. COMMENTS: Developed by the Work Preparation Center, Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, Downey, California. SKILLS REQUIRED: Welding. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Educ

Non-Slip Writing Board

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to position papers and write independently. To make this board, cut a 9 x 12 inch rectangle from the fiberboard or plastic, wood, plexiglass, or any non-bendable flat smooth surface material. Glue the rubberized shelf paper or rubber feet to one side of board, creating a non slip surface for the underside of the board. Attach a sturdy bag clip by gluing to the top side of board. VARIATIONS: Use a fiberb

Notebook Collating (Model 307-F)

Notebook Collating, model 307-F, is a training system for collating/sorting/filing and a work simulator designed to provide the feeling of an office job and to teach discrimination, decision-making, and assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users assemble notebooks according to pattern pages; patterns progress from basic to complex. The set includes 480 pattern pages, 25 notebook covers and binders, letter-size sorting trays, a file box, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufactu

Notepad Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of one hand to perform office tasks. This notepad holder is designed to "While You Were Out" pad in place for writing. The device consists of a plywood base with a three millimeter piece added to the front to create a slot to hold the cardboard backing of the pad. Non-slip material on the back of the plywood base keeps the unit from sliping while the user is writing. TITLE: Reception Aids. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol 23 no 1, Autum

Nuance Talks

Nuance TALKS is voice output software for cell phones and PDAs (personal digital assistants), designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The software runs on mobile phones from Nokia and other manufacturers that use the Symbian operating system, and provides speech output for cell phone settings, contact directories, caller ID, text messages, help files, the Nokia Web browser, and other functions. It also supports external braille input/output devices (not included) and ma

O Ring Installation Tool.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tool facilitates the installation of rubber O-ring seals externally on a shaft. Simple clear diagram depicts proportions to use when shaping a wooden dowel into tool. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employment of Handicapped People. REF: Book: Vocational Studies Dept., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI: pp 70-71. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R2479

Olfactory Sensory Evaluation Kit, The

The Olfactory Sensory Evaluation Kit is an assessment evaluation test designed to test all five senses of children and adults with disabilities. Also designed to be used as a therapeutic tool, the kit affords the opportunity to interact with a variety of photo cards and scents. The kit includes 27 scratch-and-sniff sheets, 27 corresponding photo cards, and 27 screw-top jars. One of the scented sheets is placed on top of one of the jar caps and matched with the appropriate photo (apple, orange,

One-Hand Box Folding Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture to enable a person with only one hand to fold boxes at a rate comparable to that of a worker with two hands. Describes and illustrates a frame to hold pre- creased material in place and act as a guide for folding the material into a box, using one hand. Includes diagrams. COMMENTS: For more information contact The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, 2021 North Old Manor, Wichita, Kansas 67208. Resear

Open-Sezz-Me

The Open-Sezz-Me is a package opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this device is equipped with a blade to open rigid plastic packaging. A rotating, locking blade guard secures the blade when not in use. OPTIONS: Extra blades are available. DIMENSIONS (LxWxD): 5 x 3 x 0.375 inches. WEIGHT: 1.3 ounces.

Orthopod Chair

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

Ott-Lite Natural Light Supplement 20 Watt Swirl Bulb (Model Opb20Sw)

The Ott-Lite Natural Light Supplement 20 Watt Swirl Bulb, model OPB20SW, is a low vision light bulb designed for use by persons with low vision. The bulb contains a blend of phosphors formulated to replicate natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, it reduces glare and allows the user to see fine details clearly and easily in colors that are not distorted by glare. This bulb is designed to fit most standard incandescent fixtures, and can replace incandescent bulbs up to 100 watts. It

Ott-Lite Task Light With Handle

The Ott-Lite Task Light with Handle is a low vision light designed for use by persons with low vision. Its 13-watt bulb contains a blend of phosphors formulated to replicate the full spectrum of natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, the bulb produces high color rendering, enhanced contrast, and good visual acuity with less glare. This lamp is recommended for color-matching, sewing, and crafts.

Ott-Lite Truecolor 18 Watt Floor Lamp (Model L18514)

The Ott-Lite True Color 18-Watt Floor Lamp is a height-adjustable low vision lamp lamp designed for use by persons with low vision. This floor lamp uses an 18-watt TrueColor bulb that replicates natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, this bulb produces high color rendering, enhanced contrast, and good visual acuity with less glare. The lamp also has a flexible neck that rotates 180 degrees, and a weighted base for stability. The Ott-Lite True Color 18-watt bulb is comparable in brig

Ott-Lite Tubes (Models Olt2012, Olt4010, & Olt4012)

Ott-Lite Tubes are tubes for low vision lights designed for use by persons with low vision. Ott-Lite Tubes contain a blend of phosphors formulated to replicate natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, they produce high color rendering, enhanced contrast, and good visual acuity with less glare. These tubes are designed to replace standard fluorescent tubes in overhead fixtures. Model OLT2012 replaces standard F20T12 tubes in 24-inch fixtures, and models OLT4010 and OLT4012 replace stan

Ott-Lite Visionsaver Lamps (Models L13331, L13337, L13338, L18330, L18332, L18336, & L18536)

Ott-Lite VisionSaver Lamps are low vision lights designed for use by individuals with visual disabilities. These lamps use full-light-spectrum bulbs that contain a blend of phosphors formulated to replicate natural daylight. For many persons with low vision, VisionSaver bulbs produce high color rendering, enhanced contrast, and good visual acuity with less glare. The Ott-Lite VisionSaver 13-watt bulb is comparable in brightness to a 75-watt incandescent bulb, and the 18-watt bulb is comparable t

Over-Bed Computer Work Station

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to work from bed or from a wheelchair. This unit consists of a two-layer table on metal legs equipped with casters for mobility. The table is at the appropriate height to enable it to be wheeled over the user's bed. The upper layer or section of the table can be rotated similarly to a lazy susan, while the lower section is fixed. Under the lower section is a small motor with a shaft which rotates the upper layer on rollers bet

Padded Food

Padded Food is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed as a matching or categorizing activity for children ages 18 months to 5 years. An assortment of familiar foods is depicted on the PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay. When a food is selected, it appears on the monitor and the speech synthesizer pronounces the name of the food. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COM

Paint Brush Assembly (Model 204-F)

The Paint Brush Assembly, model 204-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop fine motor, inspection, and simple assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This task requires users to join brush units to handles and sort acceptable products from inferior ones. The set includes 200 handles and brushws, a box of rejects, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First

Paper Dolls I: Dress Me First is a pre-reading tutorial program, a personal skills tutorial program, a language tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach children ages 18 months to 5 years classification and categorization, sequencing, and health and grooming. Users select from five items of clothing using the PowerPad (see separate entries) or IntelliKeys overlay, to dress a figure (either male or female). Included are shoes, socks, a jacket, a boy'

Paper Folder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to fold any size paper up to legal size in half or in thirds. The device has a plywood base that clamps to the work surface. The far and right-hand edges of the base are bevelled and the top and left-hand edges have a stop. Two adjustable aluminum arms, based on the concept of the T square on a drafting board, can be moved along the front edge and screwed into the required position. To use, the user slides a she

Paper Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one hand to cut paper with scissors. The device enables the paper to be elevated and positioned for cutting and consists of a cylindrical wooden base with a magnet embeded in it and a steel plate lid with a raised handle. The paper is held between the lid and the magnet for cutting and the paper can be maneuvered while in the holder. TITLE: Tried and Tested. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 18. PAGES (i

Papertab

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: The PaperTab prototype tablet allows the device to bend without breaking. Developed by Plastic Logic, PaperTab has a flexible touchscreen that lets users send files and emails as well as navigate through pages of documents using hand gestures. One can also combine several PaperTabs into one larger surface by placing them side by side, or share files by touching one tablet to another. POWER: Intel i5 processor SIZES: 10.7-inch tablet

Paraplegic Drafting Table Modifications.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to foot control of powered drafting table. Clamp-on pin is attached to foot lever arm. The removable handle is kept under the table top. By placing the handle on the clamp-on pin, the individual can raise and lower the drafting table using one-handed lever operation. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking, Assembly. AUTHOR: David law, Jr., Woodrow Wilson Rehab. Center, Rehab. Engineering Dept., Fishersville, VA 22939, 703-885-97

Passport Series Cabinets

Passport Series Cabinets are accessible cabinets for the home office and kitchen designed for use by wheelchair users and individuals of short stature. This universal design series combines traditional cabinetry with features such as low countertops and drawers.

Pc Machine Desk Work Stations

The PC Machine Desk Work Stations are computer work centers for use with the PC Machine computer tables (see separate entry) for either the standard or mouse keyboard trays. The Single Pedestal Desks can be used alone or with return units and consist of one full height pedestal and one full end panel with 3 drawers. Full height pedestals with two file drawers may be substituted at no charge. The Utility Pedestal Desks consist of one full height pedestal with three drawers and one utility pedesta

Pc Task Chairs

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

Pc-Scope

The PC-Scope is a computer-controlled microscope designed for individuals with significant mobility limitations. This fully integrated microscopy system for material and life science applications has sample viewing, positioning, and illumination controlled from the computer screen. Operation is achieved using a keyboard, mouse, joystick, voice command, head pointer, or any combination of these devices. This operation is intended to work in an environment free from the constraining postures requi

Peabody Developmental Motor Scales And Activity Cards (Pdms)

The Peabody Developmental Motor Scales and Activity Cards (PDMS) is an assessment evaluation test designed to assess early childhood motor development. Standardized on 617 children, this test provides both in-depth assessment of special needs and instructional plans for training/remediating gross and fine motor skills. Divided into a Gross Motor Scale and a Fine Motor Scale, the test evaluates grasping, hand use, eye-hand coordination, and finger dexterity. The instructional component is organiz

Pediatric Adjustable Table.

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

Pen Assembly (Model 208-Q)

The Pen Assembly, model 208-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach fine motor, assembly, and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This task involves a five-step process in which the user assembles Sheaffer Rolling Ball Pens in sequence, selects one of each color, and packages the set in a display box. Fine motor, inserting, turning, and sequencing skills are required. The set includes parts for 48 pens, 16 display boxes, pa

Personal Life Skills (Plsc)

Personal Life Skills is an independent living skills tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 22 duplicatable CD-ROMs, 22 companion books, and 22 online lessons can be used by high school students and adults. Each interactive program is written on a middle school level and branches to a lower reading level when remediation is needed. This series is designed for students to use independently or in groups and is designed to

Personal Tilt Desk

Personal Tilt Desk is designed for use by individuals using a wheelchair and those who need an adjustable desk. The Personal Tilt Desk is adjustable in height and also includes a cut out for additional stability. It is available in mobile or static versions. The Personal Tilt Desk top tilts to provide options for supporting and positioning objects in relation to the child.

Personal Work Table With Tilt Top (Model 76-31K)

The Personal Work Table with Tilt Top, model 76-31K, is a height-adjustable tilt top work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The top tilts from 0 to 50 degrees and is equipped with a lip on the front edge to keep objects in place. The legs are adjustable with an indexing plunger. OPTION: 3.5-inch locking dual-wheel casters. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 23 to 33 x 36 x 30 inches.

Picture Dominoes (Model H71782-0000)

Picture Dominoes, model H71782-0000, is a dominoes game designed to teach matching, sorting, and assembly skills to individuals with cognitive disabilities. Designed to be played by two people, this game includes ten plastic dominoes with clear windows on each side, a deck of 45 alphabet-picture cards, and a instruction manual. Once the alphabet-picture cards are placed in the slots below the clear windows, they can be grouped and matched easily. Other types of cards can also be used. The domino

Picture Frame Restoration Workstation

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

Picture Planner

Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This digital visual calendaring system allows users to create visual calendars and sync them to mobile devices, print them out, or share them with family, friends, teachers, and caregivers via Google Calendar. Picture Planner employs a simple task analysis to guide users through the steps of effective activity planning, and it provides pop-up rem

Picture Play Puzzles (Model 1576)

Picture Play Puzzles, model 1576, are puzzles with large pieces designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. Available in two different styles, these puzzles feature a plastic base in the shape of a square, two large plastic hand holds, and large plastic puzzle pieces. One puzzle encourages children to flip the puzzle pieces to form three complete family portraits, and the other encourages them to flip the puzzle pieces to form

Picture Scheduler

Picture Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a task organizer and scheduler. The user can create tasks associated with a picture, text, video or audio or any combination of these media to create multi-feature tasks. The user receives an alert (visual and auditory display) when a task is scheduled to be performed. The user

Pillow Case Jig

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

Pistol Grip File Handle (Model F-2)

The Pistol Grip File Handle, model F-2, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This pistol-grip ergonomic handle holds the file (not included) at a right angle to the handle, allowing ergonomically correct positioning of the fingers, hand, and wrist and providing more leverage than standard handles. The handle is equipped with a hole to accept most standard files. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long. WEIGHT: 2.5 ounces.

Pistol Grip With Hose Clamp Set (Model Pgb-1) & Economy Pistol Grip (Model Pg-K)

The Pistol Grip with Hose Clamps Set, model PGB-1, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. This set can be used to create an ergonomic, built-up handle for a variety of tools, including garden tools, paint brushes and more. The set includes one pistol grip, two hose clamps, and a fixed wrench for clamp adjustments. The Economy Pistol Grip, model PG-K, is the pistol grip with holes for hose clamps only but does not include the clamps or fixed

Pivoting Vise.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device that clamps to a chair leg and can hold a small desk, easel, embroidery frame or other object to be worked on. Intended as an aid for people with limited or no use of one arm. Instructions for constructing a pivoting vise or clamp to hold objects to be worked on. The device is made of 1 1/2 inch diameter plastic water pipe, plywood, clamp bars, various screws, nuts and bolts and a clamp. Provides patterns, drawings, diagrams and a photograph. Al

Plan Your Day (Model Pd-21Q)

The Plan Your Day Program, model PD-21Q, is a time management training system and independent living skills tutorial designed to teach planning and scheduling skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The program includes the Plan Your Day Picture Set, model PD-11Q ($69), the curriculum, model PD-02Q ($79), a display book, model DB-01F ($24), and the Plan Your Day Video, model PD-03Q ($59). The Picture Set provides materials necessary for a picture sequencing approach to scheduling: 48 lamin

Planning And Execution Assistant Trainer (Peat)

The Planning and Execution Assistant Trainer (PEAT) is a cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with brain injury or cognitive or memory disabilities. This handheld computer system provides customized cueing and scheduling and offers flexibility in handling schedule changes. The system's Activity Model describes the user's activites. Different types of user activities that can be defined in PEAT include: Standard tasks (tasks with fixed start times); To Do tasks (scheduled for specific da

Plantar Fasciitis Insoles

Plantar Fasciitis Insoles are orthotic insoles designed for individuals with plantar fasciitis or persons with a weak arch or for adult men and women who just need added support when standing or walking. The insoles use a 4 degree rear wedge which encourages a neutral foot position, preventing excessive pronation. Provides shock absorption. Can trim to ideal height.

Plastic Airline Headphone Bagger

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: Device to hold open a plastic bag originally designed so airline headphones can be packaged using one hand. Device made of plastic bent to make a shallow trough; the plastic bag is pulled over one end of it and the headphones are pushed along the trough into the bag. The device has a non-skid base. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR: Mallik, K; Shaver, E M TITLE: Jobs and Self-Sufficiency REF: Washington, DC: George Washington University Job

Play & Learn Clock

The Play & Learn Clock is a teaching clock designed to enhance visual stimulation and teach matching, sorting and assembly for individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. The Brightly colored clock makes tick-tock sounds and is ideal for children with low vision. There are removable pieces that encourage a child to match and learn colors and numbers as well as how to tell time.

Pneumatic Attachment Plus Control Valve Relocation.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation to an engraving machine to allow a person with no use of one arm and partial use of the other to operate it. A commercially available pneumatic air attachment was fitted to an engraving machine with the control valve close to the stylus control knob so the worker could operate the stylus and the cutter control lever with one hand. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: Developed by the Work Preparation Center, Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, 7601 East I

Pocket Endeavor Suite

The Pocket Endeavor Suite is a prompter and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities and brain injury. This software is designed to work with a handheld Pocket PC (not included). The program allows the user to manage recurring or one-time calendar events, set a timer to track lapsed time, view past and future events, stay on task with step-by-step instructional support, maintain recorded to-do lists, and respond to auditory and visual cueing. The user can also re

Pocket Picture Planner

Pocket Picture Planner is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Window or Mac computer.

Pocket Picture Planner Hd

Pocket Picture Planner HD is a prompter and cognitive aid for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, developmental or communication disabilities or autism. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPad to function as prompter that will remind a person of the daily events and tasks and provide detailed information and instructions for tasks. It is intended to be used in conjunction with Picture Planner software (see separate entry) running on a Windows or Apple Macintosh computer. Users c

Pocket Size Talking Calculator

The Pocket Size Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters. Its speech output comes with volume control, an on-off control, and a repeat key. The calculator performs basic math functions with memory. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.625 x 5 x 3.25 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is white.

Poly Bagging Device

DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: Device can be used by person with use of only one hand to package greeting cards and other items. Briefly describes a wood and lucite frame in which cards and envelopes can be stacked, held in position and then pushed into plastic bags using a finger slot. Includes illustration. COMMENTS: For further information contact: United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, Inc., 122 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Greco, M TITLE: P

Portable Stand For Hospital Computer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child in a hospital to use a computer while sitting or lying in bed or from a wheelchair. TITLE: Hospital Computer Stand. The concept for the stand was based on a cantilevered hospital bed table modified to accommodate the weight of the computer components while still being easily adjustable. Square metal tubing was used to make a stand for the table; the stand included a lockable metal box with two sheet metal doors at one end. The box houses a lockable g

Portable Workstation Table + Fan

This Portable workstation is designed for adults who carry their work with them. It can fold up to fit inside most laptop carrying bags. It is ergonomic and functional. Meant to unfold to an ideal height and prevent against neck/back aches. Has a built in fan which keeps the workstation cool. Its features include dual cooling fans, adjustable legs, an angled resting spot, a cup holder, a Universal Serial Bus (USB) extension cord. Built of heavy duty plastic. Includes instruction manual. Pen/penc

Posture Corrective Heel Cups

The posture corrective heel cups are designed for persons with disabilities that affect a person’s gait (walking) and specifically these heel inserts are to correct pronation and supination. Thicker portion on the inside of the heel if pronating. Place the thicker portion on the outside of the heel in supinating or turning out. One pair is $29.99 and two pair is 55.98.

Posture Rite Lap Desk

The Posture Rite Lap desk is a portable desk lapboard for individuals who have difficulty sitting at a desk. It has a wedge shaped cushion, sloped at 20 degree angle with bead filler that conforms to the shape of the lap and maintains a firm steady work surface. The work surface is non glare. It can be inverted to become a pillow. Includes cloth loop handle for storage. DIMENSIONS:15 x 13 inches. WEIGHT: 20 ounces.

Power Saw Guard, Jig, Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modifications to a woodworking station to provide a power saw blade guard, an assembly jig for plywood boxes and a positioner guide for a pneumatic stapler, to enable a blind person to work quickly and safely. Describes modifications consisting of replacing a swing-up blade guard with a fixed wooden shroud, making a framework around which a box could be quickly assembled, and a guide attached to the pneumatic stapler tip. Includes drawing. COMMENTS: De

Precision Weighing (Model 310-F)

Precision Weighing, model 310-F, is a work simulator designed to teach calculator skills and the use of industrial digital scales to people with cognitive disabilities. This task requires users to weigh and bag assorted wood pieces in order to fill orders ac- cording to the instructions on individual order cards; consequently, job requirements change as the orders change. The set includes a precision digital electronic scale, an AC/DC adapter, calculator, zip-grip bags, wood pieces, 2 scoops, or

Preschool Puzzler (Model 7131)

The Preschool Puzzler, model 7131, is a three-sided puzzle with large pieces designed to teach beginning matching skills to children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. The child must match plastic pieces to the corresponding hole by color or shape before the timer on top runs out. If all three sides are not complete and the timer is not stopped in time, the puzzle flips open and the pieces fly off. Puzzle pieces come in the shape of a heart, star, moon, square, duck, bear, a

Press Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help a student who cannot hold a ruler still while drawing a line, as in doing geometry problems. Device made with a plexiglass ruler suspended above a piece of board (such as plywood) by a spring on a bolt at each end. The student slips the book or paper to be drawn on under the ruler in the correct position then pushes down on the ruler, which holds the paper and the ruler in place. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Kunc,

Prevocational Skills Development Materials Complete Kit (Model 1-08000-00)

The Prevocational Skills Development Materials Complete Kit, model 1-08000-00, is a training system for the development of manipulative skills, including matching, sorting, counting, assembly, and packaging, designed for use by students with multiple disabilities including blindness or low vision. The complete system includes five sets of materials, which are meant to be used in conjunction with other materials suggested in the accompanying guidebook: A Paper-Folding Jig for use in 3-part foldin

Prevocational Tasks

Prevocational Tasks is a prevocational job skills training system designed to teach entry level job skills to the developmentally disabled for anyone involved in vocational training for these students. It includes 50 tasks divided into eight sections: Packaging Tasks, Sorting Tasks, Assembling and Packaging Tasks, Paper Tasks, Filing Tasks, Matching and Reproducing Tasks, Electronic Tasks and Miscellaneous Tasks. Each task includes prerequisite skills, a list of materials needed, and instruction

Problem Solving Picture Cards

Problem-Solving Picture Cards, by Mary John Pitti and Traci Meier, are designed to help individuals with limited cognitive skills, ideally those who have cognitive impairment due to a recent stroke or head trauma, to prepare them for common problem-solving situations. The cards give realistic problem-solving situations illustrated with full-color photos. Photos initiate communication about the problem or pressing issue and possible solutions. Designed to help improve problem-solving and reasonin

Professional Aud A Level (Models 1102, 1103, & 1104)

Auditory meter reader. Instrument signals when visual meter peaks. Quick scan buttons enable operator to search lower levels without changing basic meter settings. AC powered, accurately calibrated. Switches for zero volume units (VU), and for operation at +4 or +8 volume units (VU). Can be used with balanced or unbalanced input. Built in stereo switch. 1102, Multi Chan Switcher ($75.00), allows multichannel use for 8, 16, 24 channel recorders. Additional channels ( 1104) are $25.00 each.

Pronto! 18

The Pronto! 18 is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It has an 18-cell braille display with integrated cursor routing keys located left and right of the display; alternatively, a navistick (mini-joystick) can be used to place the cursor. The Pronto! 18 includes an eight-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes, and it provides natural speech output in addition to the braille display. It can be us

Pronto! Qs

Pronto! QS is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Pronto! QS includes a standard 69-key QWERTY keyboard with tactile markers for entering data and natural sounding speech output. It can be used as a notebook, calendar with diary, voice recorder, address and phone book, clock, standard and scientific calculator, altitude and compass information, and an MP3 player. It has one built-in microphone and two bui

Push Down Table Top Scissors

This pair of scissors is designed for those who haven't yet mastered fine motor skills. Users can push down on these scissors and the spring will automatically reopen the scissors once the pressure is released. A tool meant for those requiring assistance with motor planning.

Push Stick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Safety feed stick to be used on a variety of power cutting machines, for people with unsteady hands or arms. Diagram of a safety push stick for power cutting machines. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Emnployment of Handicapped People: Supplement REF: Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin-Madison Vocational Studies Center: p 482-483 NARI

Puzzle Form Board Kit (Model 1-03720-00)

The Puzzle Form Board Kit, model 1-03720-00, is a form board and perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This form board kit is designed as a supplementary aid for teaching basic concepts such as shape, texture, color, size, and matching. This kit includes five frames with the incised shape of a circle, square, triangle, diamond, or rectangle, and matching shapes that fit into the frames (three for each frame). The matching shapes have various

Pvc Hardware Assembly (Model 203-F)

The PVC Hardware Assembly, model 203-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach basic assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This activity requires users to fasten PVC couplings to PVC tubes. As few as 2 pieces and as many as 5 pieces may be joined. The set includes 60 PVC tubes, 30 PVC couplings, a jig, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it

Quality Control Inspection Tool.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Quality control inspection tool for gauging acceptable lengths of small cylindrical parts, for use by individuals with unsteady hands or only one hand, or for those with difficulty learning to use a micrometer. Allows inspection for fine tolerances. Plywood and steel gauge with a shelf on a spring set within a tapering U shaped opening which is marked to indicate the acceptable range of lengths. The cylinder to be measured is placed on the shelf within

Quarter Hour Watch

The Quarter Hour Watch is a prompter and time management training system designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities or brain injury. This time management device is intended for use by people who are unable to tell time and enables the use of time without requiring the user to read a clock. Events are presented by pictures programmed to specific times. The time remaining to the event is shown as lighted points. Each point represents one quarter of an hour. If there are 2 hours or

Quick Neurological Screening Test-Ii (2Nd Edition)

The Quick Neurological Screening Test-II, 2nd Edition (QNST-II) is an assessment evaluation test designed to detect soft neurological signs associated with learning disabilities. Designed for use with individuals ages five years through adulthood, this edition offers extensive literature reviews, clarified directions, and reformatted test protocol sheets. Fifteen sub-tests can be completed in 20 to 30 minutes. The complete kit includes a manual, 25 scoring forms, 25 geometric form reproduction s

Quickfind Document Holder - Desk Top (Model 6160Nc)

The QuickFind Document Holder - Desk Top, model 6160NC, is a document stand designed to hold papers at a computer work station or at a table in a shared location. This unit holds frequently used documents, instructions, or other documents in polypropylene pages for quick reference. The polypropylene pages reduce glare and protect the documents. The unit's compact footprint requires minimal desk space and the angle adjusts for the best viewing position. The unit comes with a starter set of 10 pol

Racers 20+ Model Building Set (Model 12055)

The Racers 20+ Model Building Set, model 12055, is a toy designed to enhance eye hand coordination, fine motor skills, cognitive skills, visual stimulation, and matching, sorting and assembly skills for children with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. The set contains over 400 snap-together pieces, including connectors, bricks, and wheels children can use to build jet planes, tow trucks, and dragsters. Two K'NEXMEN toy figures are included for after-build play. The set comes with a sto

Radial Arm Assist Device For Hand Held Tools.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Frame to hold a drill or powered hand drill perpendicular to a work surface while allowing the operator freedom of movement. Describes a device which converts a hand drill into a radial arm drill to allow the user to position and hold the tool. The device involves a constructed turntable with a screw jack system which allows the whole system to be elevated as required; drawer slides held together with a welded assembly to provide torque resistance; and

Radial Arm Saw Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stabilizer for the workpiece while a person with unsteadiness of the hands or arms is operating a power radial arm saw. Describes a stabilizer made of 3/4 inch plywood, 3/4 inch solid stock (hardwood), metal back stops and 8- inch C clamps. Includes diagrams. COMMENTS: For further information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheid, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. A

Rainbow Colorboard

The Rainbow Colorboard is a pegboard designed for use by children with fine motor, perceptual, or cognitive disabilities. This activity encourages color matching and recognition. The wooden board is labeled with the names of six colors and the peg holes are surrounded by the corresponding color. Users place the large peg of the corresponding color in the appropriate hole. DIMENSIONS: The board is 6 x 14 inches.

Rainbow Numbers

Rainbow Numbers are a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. The base is equipped with five numbered large pegs, each with the capacity to hold the number of color-coded wooden shapes indicated by the number. The set inclludes 15 wooden pieces in five shapes. DIMENSIONS: The base is 10 x 3.25 x 4 inches. COLOR: The wooden pieces come in five colors.

Rainbow Shapes

Rainbow Shapes are a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for children with fine motor or perceptual disabilities. The blocks have openings in the center that correspond to the five geometrically shaped pegs on the half-moon shaped base. DIMENSIONS: The base is 10 x 5 x 2 inches.

Raised Desk

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals with spinal cord injuries or back pain to use a standard desk from a wheelchair, kneeling chair, or while standing. This desk is created by replacing the standard legs on a conventional desk with extra-long table-style legs. Each leg replacememt is kept rigid by two half-inch flat steel braces made of 0.5 x 1/8 inch steel bar. The top end of the steel is fastened to the desk with wood screws and the bottom ends are fastened to the legs with hose cl

Reader Rabbit's Ready For Letters

Reader Rabbit's Ready for Letters is an academic tutorial program designed to develop reading readiness for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Pre-readers take an adventure to Grandma and Grandpa Rabbit's house to find a home full of letters to find, colors and shapes to match, and sounds to make children laugh. There are six animated activities that combine reading readiness instruction with imaginative play. Students develop visual discrimination, build letter recognition, l

Reading Desk With Storage

The Reading Desk with Storage is a bookholder with storage desk designed for use by people who cannot hold books or who use wheelchairs. The unit features a top that can be tilted to 10 positions and is equipped with a rim to prevent items from sliding off. A foam-padded base keeps the desk from sliding. Storage space for papers, books, and writing instruments is provided under the top. DIMENSIONS: 10.5 x 19 inches. The unit folds to 2 inches thick.

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory

Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory is a vocational planning program designed to determine vocational interests for students in special education who are mentally disabled and learning disabled. Designed as a non-reading (requires no verbal symbols or written statements) vocational preference test, this book aids educators in curriculum planning, vocational counseling, and job placement for students from age 13 to adult. The inventory provides systematic information on the range of intere

Reception Aids

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of one hand to perform office tasks. A multi-function board made of nine-millimeter plywood to enable the user to open envelopes, remove envelope contents, fold papers, staple papers, and stuff envelopes. The board has a flat piece that rests on a desk or table and is slightly larger than A4 size. A slot placed at a ninety-degree angle to the flat piece rests against the edge of the table; if needed, the user can lean against the slot

Recipe Card Stand (Model Pvc-R)

The Recipe Card Stand, model PVC-R, is an index card holder and job aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. This stand holds 5 x 8-inch hole-punched index cards, such as recipe cards or cards printed with steps in a sequencing task. Students or workers can complete the instructions on the first card, then flip it to the back, revealing the next step in the sequence. This encourages participation and increases independence in a variety of situations, such

Reclined Workstation

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities to use a computer in a reclined position. This work station required several adaptations. Monitor placement, with the monitor above the user and angled downward, was accomplished using a fifteen-inch LCD (liquid crystal diode) monitor attached to a flexible monitor arm. The arm was attached to a two-inch vertical steel pipe attached to a sturdy table adjacent to a reclining chair. The comp

Rehabilitation Table

The Rehabilitation Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The base is equipped with a modesty panel and is constructed of 18 gauge steel. The table has a laminate top with a raised edge and a cutout for access. The tilt angle adjusts from 0 to 35 degrees. The table has four caster for mobility and two of the casters lock. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): The top is 0.75 x 30 x 40 inches. Table height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. COLOR: Grey top

Reizen Ii Low Vision Floor Lamp

The Reizen II Low Vision Floor Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by persons with low vision and upper extremity disabilities. This lamp has a flexible arm and adjustable head that allows the user to focus the light from its energy-efficient bulb in order to reduce glare. It is turned on and off with a palm switch, which is easier for persons with arthritis and other upper extremity disabilities to use. DIMENSIONS: 49 inches tall with the head bent in standard use position.

Remedease Combination Wrist Rest (Model 2123Bl)

The Remedease Combination Wrist Rest, model 2123BL, is a keyboard and mouse wrist support designed for use while working on a computer. This unit is designed to sit on the desktop, and a mouse and a standard 19-inch keyboard are placed on top on top of it. The wrist rest along the front of this product is covered in a soft suede nylon fabric with no seams to chafe the user's wrists. It supports both right and left mousing. The unit's foam bottom protects the desk's surface and prevents slipping

Reqall

reQall is a voice input program and cognitive aid designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity, vision, learning, cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. The program allows a person to use their BlackBerry phone, Android phone or Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch as a memory aid. The user speaks or types reminders into his or her device and reQall converts what the user says to text with up to 30 seconds recording time. reQall organizes the user’s items au

Restman 1

RestMan 1 is a desk- and chair-attachable computer arm support designed to prevent repetitive strain injury while using a computer mouse for extended periods. Designed for use in home or office settings, the unit has a surface that forms a single continuous plane to support the forearm and reduce localized pressure on the wrist as well as strain to the muscles and tendons in the neck, arms, and shoulders. The surface pad also functions as a mouse pad. The unit has a double attachment system that

Restman 2

RestMan 2 is a computer arm support designed to prevent repetitive strain injury of the wrist and arm as a result of mousing or typing on a keyboard. The unit evenly distributes the weight of the forearm and elbow to reduce localized pressure on the wrist and limit strain on muscles in the neck, arms, and shoulders. The unit has a pad with a soft surface to support the user's arm, and a beveled front that eases transition to the mouse pad. The unit can be rotated out of the way, with up to 180 d

Reversable Activity/hand Therapy Table (Model 6272)

The ReversABLE Activity/Hand Therapy Table is a wheelchair- accessible manual height adjustable therapy table designed for clinic use. This table combines a hand therapy with an activity board and accommodates two users. The activity board inserts rotate 360 degrees and have a laminated surface on one side and an oak pegboard with 100 holes on the other; the inserts can be locked flat or at a 60-degree angle. A set of 200 easy-grip stackable pegs is included. DIMENSIONS: The front radius is 94 i

Rfi Multi-Use Desk / Table.

Adjustable height worktable from 21 to 34 inches. 44 inches wide by 24 inches deep. Red oak frame, contoured matching laminate work surface. Designed spill rail, prosthetic device holder, side mounted book caddy. Accommodates children and adults.

Riveter Stand

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Down Syndrome to operate a riveter. The concertina-style riveter was held with one hand while steadying a sign to be riveted. A stand was built to bear the weight of the riveter while holding it upright, The stand has a square steel base covered in thick plywood on which the sign to be riveted rests. An L-shaped steel is fastened to the base. The riveter is suspended form the top of the L on multi-strand stainless steel cable, with counter

Rolyan Contoured Arm Support (Model A1861)

The Rolyan Contoured Arm Support, model A186-1, is an arm support designed to reduce upper extremity edema. This non-slipping, soft foam support is designed to fit on a hemi-lapboard, table, or bed and has a slight incline to elevate the arm. The arm can positioned in suppination. OPTIONS: Terry cloth cover. DIMENSIONS (HxLx W) 5.5 x 18.5 x 5.5 inches.

Rolyan Multi-Functional Work Station (Model A4741)

The Rolyan Multi-Functional Work Station, model A4741, is a work simulator designed to simulate multiple jobs and to increase the body's whole range of motion, strength, coordination and endurance for individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. The work station can be configured in 21 therapeutic arrangements by the user, depending on the skill level desired. It is engineered to help increase user tolerance for operating in a confined work space, performing overhead work, kneeling and b

Rolyan Post Surgical Arm Support (Model A1862)

The Rolyan Post Surgical Arm Support, model A1862, is an arm support designed to help reduce pain and edema for persons in a cast or splint following surgery or traumatic injury. This foam support system is also engineered to eliminate the use of an IV pole and the problems involved with constant repositioning. It has a circumferential design with a circular insertion point for the user's arm and two side cut-outs for ventilation and observation. DIMENSIONS (H x D x W): 15 x 9 x 9 inches. SIZES:

Rolyan Splint Center (Model A5314)

The Rolyan Splint Center, model A5314, is a splintmaking work station designed for use in the clinic or at the bedside. This mobile cart features a laminated-plastic surface and a flip-up shelf with a rim on three sides to support the limb. Other features include a partitioned drawer and locking partitioned cabinets to store splint pans, splint materials, strapping materials, and other supplies (equipment not included), as well as four smooth-rolling casters (two swivel and two locking) for mobi

Rolyan Vinyl Covered Arm Support (Model A18610)

The Rolyan Vinyl Covered Arm Support, model A18610, is an arm support designed for use by persons with upper extermity edema. The support elevates the arm in suppination. OPTIONS: Terry cloth cover. DIMENSIONS (H x L x W): 5.5 x 18.5 x 5.5 inches.

Rolyan Work Bench (Model A4742)

The Rolyan Work Bench, model A4742, is a work simulator designed to allow bilateral work that duplicates a hidden and confined work area for individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. It is also engineered to improve the strength and endurance of the user's shoulders, elbows, wrists and hands. Made of heavy-duty plastic, this work bench system consists of 11 rows of seven different styles of nuts, bolts, washers and screws. It also features built-in side handles, two adjustable-sized w

Rolyan Workhard Leather Anti-Vibratory Wrist Brace (Models A382-11 To A382-52)

The Rolyan Workhand Leather Anti-Vibratory Wrist Brace is a wrist splint designed to restrict the final degrees of wrist flexion and extension in addition to absorbing harmful vibrations found in industrial settings for persons with arthritis. The majority of the brace is made with leather and lined with suede. It also features gray cotton stockinette between the velcro straps and the skin for an added cushion. Foam padding is also included on both the volar (top) and dorsal (back) surfaces of

Rope Cutting Jig.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to cut stranded nylon rope and seal the rope ends so they dont fray. Developed for use in a workshop contracted to install rope carriers on a battery carrying holder. Describes a rope cutting jig made of an 80 watt soldering iron mounted in a hinged bracket, with a piece of copper sheet replacing the soldering tip. The iron is lowered onto the rope and melts through it. Includes photograph. COMMENTS: For further information Contact: Leonard L An

Rotary Heat Sealer.

Rotary heat sealer used to seal a variety of thermo plastic films and other heat sealable materials up to 6 mils in thickness. Operator places filled bag on variable speed conveyor which carries bag through the sealing assembly. The conveyor has stainless steel side rails and is adjustable for varied height and width products. Conveyor allows for speeds up to 65 feet per minute. Units are available in vertical, semi vertical, and horizontal designs depending on packaging requirements. Unit is de

Rubber Parts Sort (Model 109-F)

The Rubber Parts Sort, model 109-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and prevocational job skills and a work simulator designed to teach category recognition and fine discrimination to people with cognitive disabilities. Users sort 12 industrial rubber parts into three categories. The set includes 240 rubber parts, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a fu

Safco Zenergy Ball Chair

With an exercise ball-based design, users of the chair are able to sit in therapeutic alignment. The chair allows an individual to practice correct posture over time.

Safecut Webbing Cutter

The Safecut Webbing Cutter is a cutter designed for use in cutting webbing, seat belts for emergency release, and other items. The device features a replacable enclosed knife edge and a polycarbonate hand loop with finger grips, and a slot for the material to be cut. Velcro on one side to attaches to the device to the worksite or automobile dashboard. COLOR: Bright yellow.

Sammons Preston Arm Tray With Foam Elevator (Model A7464)

The Arm Tray with Foam Elevator, model A746-4, is a plastic arm support and trough for use by people with upper extremity disabilities who also use wheelchairs. The unit includes a washable soft foam insert for cushioned elevation that can be trimmed and customized for individual needs. The tray includes straps for attaching the arm tray to the wheelchair. OPTIONS: Replacement foam inserts, model A746-5, are available for use with this or other Smith & Nephew Arm Trays.

Sammy's Science House

Sammy's Science House is an academic tutorial program designed to build early science skills for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. The program is designed to develop important skills and thought processes for scientific learning including sorting, sequencing, and problem solving. Students will expand their science vocabulary as they learn about plants, animals, seasons and weather. They also observe, classify, construct, compare, and experiment. All directions are graphical or sp

Saturn Student Drafting Station.

Drafting table designed to adjust for wheelchair access. Hand controls for tilting, lowering, lifting. Steel T leg supports. Board height adjusts from 30 to 43 inches. Full range of horizontal and vertical angle positions. Drawing surface 32 by 42 inches. Green or off white 5 ply vinyl cover. Pencil trough at bottom edge.

Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator

The Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator is a large display calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. It features a high- contrast liquid crystal (LCD) display in a rugged, portable case. The positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. A large print owners manual is included. POWER: Uses lithium-ion battery or standard current. A co

Seating For Production Worker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with neurological or balance disabilities to work at multiple production workbenches. For individuals with balance and neurological disabilities, standing or sitting on high stools to perform production work is often not an option. To create this adaptation, a shop-quality operator's chair on a star-shaped pedestal base was selected to be secured to a custom platform. The wooden platform was constructed to raise the chair to the appropriate heig

Sensorimotor Performance Analysis (Spa)

The Sensorimotor Performance Analysis (SPA) is designed to provide a qualitative record of gross and fine motor tasks. Designed for use with ambulatory individuals from five years of age through adulthood who have developmental disabilities, the evaluation consists of four gross motor tasks and three fine motor tasks. The manual ($34) describes the use and interpretation of the SPA, gives examples of SPA-based treatment plans, and provides scoring criterion. The Scoring Profile groups the perfor

Sensory Cylinder Set (Model 1-03670-00)

The Sensory Cylinder Set, model 1-03670-00, is a perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity develops skills in tactual, color, and weight discrimination, as well as manipulation skills and number and language concepts. The set contains six cylinders, two each of three different weights. The ends of the cylinders have six different textures and four different colors. No two matches of weight, color, or texture can be made simultaneous

Shape 'n Color Coaster Shape And Color Sorter

The Shape 'N Color Coaster Shape and Color Sorter is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed for use by young children with fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, or neurological disabilities. This set includes a wooden board with five irregularly-shaped posts and five different shapes in five colors shapes for sorting onto the pegs by shape or color. The set can also be used to replicate patterns on the included pattern cards.

Shape And Color Sorter

The Shape and Color Sorter is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed for use by young children with fine motor, cognitive, perceptual, or neurological disabilities. This set includes a board with five large pegs and 25 crepe shapes for sorting onto the pegs by shape or color.

Shape Match Puzzle

The Size Match Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed to encourage problem solving while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The colorful puzzle is also visually stimulating for individuals with low vision. Four basic shapes and variations of each add up to this puzzle's 12 challenging shapes. Children are introduced to shapes and learn matching and organizational skill development.

Shape-Size Learning Center

The Shape-Size Learning Center is a wood puzzle designed for use by children with cognitive or neurological disabilities. The puzzle has a wood board that accepts knobbed wooden pieces in three rows: the top row has five circles in five sizes in descending order from large to small; the middle row has five squares; and, the bottom row has triangles. The knobs on each piece requirea finger-thumb grasp.

Shapes & Colors Set

The Shapes & Colors Set is a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for use with individuals with fine motor and cognitive disabilities. This set includes 100 shapes in 10 colors, 10 sticker sheets, and two abacus stands, all packed in a sturdy plastic storage box. Each of the plastic shapes has a center hole for use on the abacus stands. The kit can be used for manipulation practice, sorting and matching, counting activities, and more.

Sharp A440 Talking Cash Register (Model 1370)

The Sharp A440 Talking Cash Register, model 1370, is a voice output cash register designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a modified version of the Sharp ER-A440 cash register from Sharp Electronics. The keyboard has 20 departments, and the department keys can be programmed with up to four tax rates and can be used with either open or preset prices. With the preset price function, the operator presses the department key, and the price is automatically calculated

Shoebox Tasks

Shoebox Activities are a training system for sorting / matching / assembly designed to prepare children wit autism and mental retardation to learn basic vocational skills. Suitable for children functioning at the 12 to 22 month age level, the set includes 16 precision tasks intended for supervises use in home, clinic, or classroom settings. All 198 pieces are made of durable plastic or wood and have non-toxic, washable finishes. The set comprises all materials for the 16 tasks and instructions.

Shoulder Ease Abduction Support

The Shoulder Ease Abduction Support is an arm sling designed to reduce the risk of adhesive capsulitis by elevating the shoulder and not allowing it to hang at the side. By utilizing this support device, it is intended to help promote the healing process by increasing micro-circulation to the critical zone of the rotator cuff. It comes in a universal size and can be used on either the right or left arm.

Sidiki Portable Transparent Writing / Activities Table (Model 817103)

The Sidiki Portable Transparent Writing/Activities Table, model 817103, is a table-top easel and tilt desk designed for use by people who use wheelchairs and in therapy programs. The scratch -resistant plexiglass easel adjusts to five different positions from horizontal to vertical and can also be used as blackboard, vinyl cling "flannelboard," or activity table. The wood-framed easel features four grooves to accommodate an included shatterproof mirror insert for speech activities; a plexiglass

Sierra Electric Adjustable Workcenter

The Sierra Electric Adjustable Workcenter is a powered height adjustable computer work station designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, individuals of short stature, individuals who stand to work, and others who can benefit from a higher or lower work station. The surface height adjusts at 2 inches per second, with a lifting capacity of 250 pounds. The backlit liquid crystal display (LCD) control panel has tactile soft-touch control buttons and three programmable memory height preset

Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station

The Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station is a height-adjustable work table designed to accomodate both manual and powered wheelchair users. The height is adjusted using a hand crank which retracts out of the way when not in use. A comfort recess enables the user to get close to the table to maximize usable surface area. Casters provide mobility. OPTIONS: Articulating keyboard arm. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The work surface is 48 x 30 inches. The height is adjustable from 24 to 34 inches. COLO

Six Item Sort (Model 108-F)

The Six Item Sort, model 108-F, is a training system for sorting/matching/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach object discrimination, inspection, and quality control skills to people with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 240 plates, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or replacement within 30 days of the date of purchase.

Size Match Puzzle

The Size Match Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed to encourage problem solving while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The colorful puzzle is also visually stimulating for individuals with low vision. It has triangles, squares, circles and rectangles in small, medium and large sizes. Children are introduced to shapes and learn matching and organizational skill development.

Skills Training And Assessment System Or Sensory Integration Evaluation System

Catalog includes: Reading, Language and Remediation materials, Screening tests and Learning disability (LD) assessment programs, Perceptual skills programs and learning activities, Educational software, Life Skills Materials.

Slant Board

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Slant board serves as adjustable bookholder for use on tables or wheelchair trays. Plywood slant board measuring 23 inches wide by 18 inches high is hinged to a frame. Board includes a sliding ledge used to hold the book in place. Includes photographs and detailed diagrams and measurements. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. TITLE: How to Build Special Furniture and Equipment for Handicapped Children REF: Springfield, Illinois: Charles C Thomas: p 80-83 NAR

Slant Board (Child Model 8A & Adult Model 8B)

The Slant Board, model 8A and model 8B, are adjustable book holders and writing boards designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These adjustable boards are made of oak wood with non-glare surfaces. They feature easy- to- clean plastic covers to hold down paper and other material, and rims with pencil edges. OPTIONS: Attachment arms, mirror, vertical and horizontal positioning cones, hand/wrist strap, and knob and washer set (sold separately).DIMENSIONS (DxW): Model 8A

Slant Board (Model 3200)

The Slant Board, model 3200, is a writing board designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This raised, wedge-shaped surface assists with handwriting training by encouraging proper wrist positioning and better functional postural position. The unit is equipped with a large clip to secure paper (paper not included) and a chain with a clip to hold the pencil (pencil not included). An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list is included.

Sliding Bookshelf.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bookshelf to provide easy access to office materials for persons with limited reach. Bookshelf is built for specific needs regarding number of shelves and horizontal or vertical placement. The bookshelf is mounted on two " accuride" drawer slides. The slides are attached to the desk. Multiple narrow horizontal shelves can be provided for access to individual papers. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machine

Small Parts Counting Aids.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help count small metal items for packaging; useful to persons who have trouble counting exactly and for persons who have difficulty manipulating small objects. Describes two part device: a holder and a magnetized lifter. The holder is a block of wood drilled with holes sized to hold one object each. The objects are brushed across the board until the holes are full; then the extras are brushed off. The lifter has magnetized pegs which correspo

Small Parts Training Program (Model 5403)

The Small Parts Training Program is a training system designed to develop job-related skills with hands on training for individuals with a developmental disability. This training program contains hundreds of nuts, bolts and washers, plus olastic sorting bins, plastic bags, various job descriptions and an instrustor's manual. The program allows the teacher to establish a training program in an environment that allows for student observation, evaluation of work behaviors and assistance in correcti

Small Toy Packaging (Model 306-Q)

Small Toy Packaging, model 306-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, and assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This task requires users to duplicate a model package of toys prepared by the instructor. The set includes 288 small toys in six types, 24 plastic packaging boxes, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this produc

Small, Medium, And Large Circles, Set Ii (Model 1-08600-00)

The Small, Medium, and Large Circles, Set II, model 1-08600-00, is a pegboard, form board, and perceptual training activity designed for children who are blind or have low vision. This activity facilitates perception of three dimensions while strengthening manipulative, matching, and discrimination skills. It has a base with three pegs for sorting three sets of four circles with holes in their centers for fitting over the pegs. The three sets differ in circle diameter, and as circle diameter inc

Snap Box Packaging (Model 304-F)

Snap Box Packaging, model 304-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This mid-level task requires counting skills. The set includes 80 snap boxes, 250 inserts, numbered jig, parts and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or rep

Social Skills Activities

The updated, 368-page new edition of this valuable resource offers an exciting collection of 200 ready-to-use worksheets to help adolescents build the social skills they need to interact effectively with others and learn how to apply these skills to various real-life settings, situations, and problems. The book provides 20 complete teaching units focusing on 20 basic social skills, such as being a good listener, "reading" other people, and using common sense.

Social Skills Training And Frustration Management Autism Dvd

Social Skills Training and Frustration Management Autism DVD is about 4.5 hours of training, by Dr. Jed Baker, designed to prepare staff who work with persons who have Autism to encourage/enhance social skills and manage and prevent melt downs and crisis situations. This comprehensive presentation will gives a deeper understanding of the social-emotional functioning of individuals with autism. The DVD deals with how to build conversation skills, conflict resolution, emotion management, employmen

Socket Wrench Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder enables one handed changing of sockets. Device is clamped to a work bench in an upright position. Constructed from 2 wooden blocks, fastened to each other at right angle. Drill hole down center of upright block to snuggly fit specific wrench used. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employment of Handicapped People. REF: Book: Vocational

Softspot Proline Keyboard Wrist Support (Model 90208)

The SoftSpot Proline Keyboard Wrist Support, model 90208, is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. Intended to reduce strain on the wrists and forearms while working at a computer, the removable keyboard pad can be rotated, reversing its form fitting contours for ergonomic positioning. The unit's Therasoft material distributes weight, eliminates pressure points, and improves circulation. The surface is non-abrasive, durable, and anti-static. The un

Solar Powered Ana-Digit Watch English German

Its features include solar power, 4 strong vibrating alarms, ana-digit movement always synchronizes analog hands with LCD time, calendar on LCD (Time, Day, Date, Month), and language selection English/German. It is solar powered so light charges a rechargeable battery. While using a light to charge the watch make sure the watch is 3 inches away from the bulb. In direct sun it will take 60-80 hours and if using a strong fluorescent lamp it will take 100-120 to go from low to high battery.

Sorting Program

The Sorting Program is a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This activity teaches users to group items by similarity. The set includes a five-compartment wooden sorting box, 10 category classification tiles, and 10 sorting tiles for each category. A category tile is placed at the top of each box compartment and students draw tiles from the cloth bag (included) and place them in the appropriate compartment.The category

Sound Blocks

Sound Blocks is an eye hand coordination activitiy designed for use by children with visual, neurological, and cognitive disabilities. It features nine three-dimensional blocks in the shape of circles, squares, and rectangles. Each block emits an audible tone. Children are encouraged to heighten their sorting skills by shaking the blocks, listening to the tones, and matching like sounds. The blocks can also be sorted by color and shape. A storage tray is included. COLOR: The blocks are blue, re

Sound Matching Board I (Model 1-08710-00)

The Sound Matching Board, model 1-08710-00, is an auditory training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity develops fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and auditory matching and discrimination, and introduces the concept of sequential order. It consists of a circular board with 12 cylinders that make sounds, four loud-sounding and eight soft-sounding. DIMENSIONS: Cylinders are 1 inch in diameter and 2 inches long, and board is 10 3/4 inches in diam

Sound Matching Board Ii (Model 1-08720-00)

The Sound Matching Board II, model 1-08720-00, is a perceptual training activity designed for children who are blind or have low vision. This activity helps users to develop concepts of a series, directions, position, matching, and discrimination. It includes eight shakers of four different sounds, 2 inches in diameter and 3 3/8 inches long, and an 8- nest base, 5 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches. Print instructions are included.

Sound Puzzle Box

The Sound Puzzle Box is a puzzle with sound designed for use by children with mobility, neurological, and visual disabilities. Children practice sorting and matching skills while enhancing shape, color, and audio discrimination skills. This plastic puzzle box features a see-through cylindrical box with a three-shape sorter on the top. When any of the large pieces are dropped into or dumped out of the box through the corresponding opening on the sorter, they make squeaky noises. The plastic puzzl

Space Savers

Desk top organizer. Multicompartment shelf with adjustable dividers. With or without removable top. Several models with storage capacity for ring binder, large books, phone, calculator, etc. Range of compartment sizes. Heavy duty steel construction. Overall size 9 1/2 inches deep, 16 3/4 inches high, available in 30, 44, or 58 inch width. Comes unassembled.

Speakfast

SpeakFAST is a voice output module designed for use with a torque wrench by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This module provides access to the FAST Technologies Sensor System 1000 torque wrench by capturing data from the wrench and converting it to equivalent speech output. The module is used in conjunction with a modified FAST Technology Series 1000 torque meter and sensor to provide speech output of torque readings. The two units are connected and mated into one portable unit tha

Special Issues Related To Employment And Life (Clsi)

Special Issues Related to Employment and Life is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of eight duplicatable books, eight duplicatable CD-ROMs, and eight online lessons is a unit of the Life Skills Curriculum that can be used by high school students and adults. This series is designed for students to use independently or in groups and is designed to help equip students with th

Special Trim Tool: Aircraft Window Seals

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold a cutting tool to enable a disabled worker to hold the tool in the proper position to trim a molded plastic fitting. Diagrams of a machined aluminum block-shaped tool to hold a commercially available trim blade. COMMENTS: Developed under NIHR grant G008005053 to the Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center. For further information contact: Leonard Anderson, Rehabilitation Engineering Center (above),

Spindle Drilling Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture is modified to allow person with use of one hand, and limited reach and stamina to operate a drill press. Fixture is designed with spindle positioned at 45 degree angle to work surface. Spindle is supported by V blocks and an adjustable end stop. A lever clamp holds the spindle in the V blocks. A pneumatically driven power feed drill is used to perform drilling operation. Includes diagram. COMMENTS: For further information contact Cerebral Pals

Spoon Sort (Model 101-F)

The Spoon Sort, model 101-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, prevocational job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach size and material discrimination skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Students sort wooden and metal spoons according to size and material. The set includes an assortment of 60 spoons, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged o

Stabilization Of A Box Or Bag Used In Packing

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: Box and bag holders are used to stabilize containers to facilitate filling them, for persons with use of one hand only. Describes an upright bag holder, a tilted box holder and an upright box holder intended to anchor the containers so they can be filled by persons with use of one hand. The frames are made of wood, one with a lucite flap, and can be made stable with a clamp, foam or rubber on the bottom, or can be bolted down. Variations used to accomodate dif

Stand-Up Desk

The Stand-Up Desk is a computer work station designed for individuals who stand at a workstation. This desk has a scratch-resistant work surface with a smooth, rounded solid oak front edge and an oak chair rail, which prevents hardware from sliding off. It features a hinged flip-top door that runs the full length of the work surface for access to the cable managment system and one standard shelf that can be positioned even with the modesty panel bottom or 12.5 inches off the floor. OPTIONS: Addi

Stanford Achievement Test Braille & Large Type Editions

The Stanford Achievement Test Braille and Large Type Editions are braille and large print assessment evaluation tests designed for use by teachers for the assessment of students who are blind or have low vision. These are braille and large print versions of the Stanford Achievement Test, Form 5, Ninth Edition, 1996, which is designed to measure student performance in the areas of reading, spelling, study skills, language, mathematics, science, social science, and listening skills. Braille and l

Stapler, Office-Shop.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stapler fastened to a base to prevent movement and with an oversize handle to allow use by persons with serious functional limitations of the upper extremities. Base and oversize handle for a stapler made of shop plywood and polyfoam. Lists dimensions and includes a photograph. COMMENTS: For further information contact Jerome Rubino, United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, 622 Foster Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11230. Developed by Marina Greco, John Mau

Staplex Automatic Electric Staplers

Staplex produces more than 75 different models of automatic electric staplers. All models are completely portable. Most models are available with finger tip or foot switch activation. Staplers are available in 110 to 125 volts or 220 to 230 volts.

Starset

The Starset is a headset receiver with microphone designed to fit over the ear for people requiring hands-free telephone operation. Features include a quick disconnect cord and a standard pigtail plug. The microphone wand extends in front of the mouth and helps to provide minimal distraction. This microphone is not designed for use with telephone system. OPTIONS: Eyeglass adapter available.

Step Block Modification

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized step block to provide stability, and allow a person with cerebral palsy to step up unaided. Twenty millimeter (mm) steel tubing is used to form a U-shaped frame that goes around the three sides of the step block. The frame has four uprights that descend to each of the four corners of the step. Holes are drilled into the corners of the step block, and the frame is fitted with metal saddles which are bolted through the underside. The frame is pai

Stool Assembly (Model 202-F)

The Stool Assembly, model 202-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach basic assembly skills to people with cognitive disabilities. Users are required to assemble 9 pieces to create a four-legged stool: each leg is slipped into a rubber foot and screwed into the stool seat. The set includes 2 seats, 8 legs, 8 rubber feet, a jig, storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it m

Swingline Electric Stapler

The Swingline Electric Stapler is designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability and limited hand and arm strength. This automatic stapler staples items placed in the front opening without manual pressure and the unit can be adapted for use with a single switch. A How-To book is included. POWER: Uses standard electric current or batteries.

Switch It - Change It

Switch It - Change It is a pre-reading tutorial program, a cognitive skills tutorial program, a language skills tutorial program, and a training system for matching/sorting/assembly designed to teach 1 to 4 players, ages 18 months to 3 years, matching, identification, and selection. Colorful, animated common objects are presented on the screen. Three-dimensional objects (extra) are shown to the user who then selects the matching on-screen object using a single switch switch. COMPATIBILITY: For u

Swivel Chair For Dining Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a chair that allows a person to swivel into position at a dining room table. Cut the legs of a barstool with a swivel seat to a height that allows the resulting chair to fit under a dining table. Using wood screws or nails, attach a plywood base to the four legs of the chair for stability. If necessary, place an additional cushion on the seat to bring the person to the proper height for eating. MATERIALS: Bar stool with swivel seat; plywood; nails or wood s

Table Saw Fixture.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fixture helps overcome difficulty in operating power equipment by persons with unsteadiness of hands or arms. This board fixture slides in the table saw mitre slots. The workpiece is safely held in place with a fence clamp arrangement. The movable cutting table is made of 3/4 inch plywood. Rails and handles are made of hardwood. COMMENTS: Developed by Dr Ken Bruwelheide Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Boze

Table Saw Guide.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Used by a blind person to set the width of the fence from the saw blade. Device is made from plastic pipes cut into different lengths from 1/2 inch to 8 inches. A file is used to mark the size of each (e.g., 4 grooves indicates 4 inches). The proper size pipe is placed against the saw blade and the fence is moved against the opposite end. Includes picture. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Russ Gage, 4820 South 20th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53221, 414

Table-Mate Ii

The Table-Mate II is an accessible height-adjustable tilt top work table designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This portable table adjusts in height and angle, adjusts for chair and body size, and folds for storage. This table holds up to 50 pounds and can serve as a student desk or workstation or be used for reading, hobbies, puzzles and games, and art activities. DIMENSIONS: The table top is 20.75 x 14.75 inches and the distance between the legs is 18.25 inches. The heigh

Tac Torque (Models 1700, 1701, & 1702)

Automatic torque wrench. Ratchet action snap on click type wrench included. 100 inch pound, 100 foot pound, 200 foot pound.

Tactile Attendance Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a blind receptionist to track availability of staff members. Magnetic markers are placed on a grid to indicate the "in" or "out" status of staff members. Thin lines of self-adhesive foam are applied to the board to tactiley mark its columns and rows, and braille is added to the name markers and the in and out indicators. AUTHOR: Buskirk, J. & Gillespie, J. TITLE: Adaptations for An Agency Receptionist. JOURNAL: RE:view. REF: Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter

Tactile Markings For Restaurant Hostess

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with low vision to identify seating sections in a restaurant. An individual working as a hostess in a restauant was unable to identify numbered seating sections in the restaurant because inch-high white numbers painted at the bottom of each seating section were inaccessible. The solution was to install short, round-head screws colored to match the in the top of each booth in the separate seating sections. Simply by touching the booth, the hostes

Tactile Sort (Model 104-F)

The Tactile Sort, model 104-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, prevocational job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach basic object discrimination or discrimination between objects by degree of hardness to people with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 60 rings and inserts which can be sorted by object or by hardness, sorting and storage bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may

Tactile Test Of Basic Concepts (Model 1-08830-00)

Tactile version of the Boehm Test of Basic Concepts assesses the young child's mastery of concepts essential to understanding oral communication. This includes such fundamentals as top, bottom, middle, over, under, inside, outside, next to, etc. Set includes 5 practice cards, 50 test cards made of high-impact plastic, a class record form, and TTBC and BTBC test manuals.

Take And Place (Model 100-F)

Take and Place, model 100-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, prevocational job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach object discrimination to people with cognitive disabilities. This activity incorporates three basic sorting tasks: a cup sort, a rod sort, and a comb/brush sort. Objects can be sorted by size, color, and differences. The set includes 36 combs and brushes, 18 cups, 36 rods, storage/sorting bins, 2 jigs, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manu

Talk 'n Scan Calculator

The Talk 'n Scan Calculator is a voice ouput scanning calculator program designed for use by switch users and individuals with low vision. This resizable talking calculator has an auditory scanning option. The calculator has a basic mode that performs arithmetical functions and percentages, and an advanced mode that also includes roots, exponents, and brackets. The display shows numbers up to 999. A Check-It mode enables the user to try his/her own answer a specified number of times and then hav

Talk Tach (Model 1740)

Tachometer adapted for the blind. Tests engine RPM cylinder balance, transmission shift points, dwell measurement and secondary and primary circuits.

Talkcalc

TalkCalc is a math tutorial and voice output calculator program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an interactive talking calculator. The user enters a number, taps and counts the circles which make a sound and then disappear. The circles re-appear when the number is touched again. The keypad can be customized by changing it to alpha to show number spelling on the keys, or changing it to ca

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program has all the standard arithmetic operators, plus scientific functions including logarithm, exponent, pi, factor, cube, adverse, etc. Features include configurable decimal output, a memory function, and built-in comprehensive help functions. This program does not require a screen reader or any additional software to operate. It comes on a CD. COMPATIBILITY: For use

Talking Calculator

Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This full functioning talking calculator program can be used with or without a screen reader program. Every button and edit area talks. The program has large keys and contrasting colors in the on-screen display. It has three display areas, so when the user adds a series of numbers the total is always displayed, along with newly entered numbers and any numbers in memory. This

Talking Calculator

The Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The talking calculator has a clear female voice with a built-in volume control. It announces the numbers appearing on its eight-digit LCD readout display with numbers 0.625 inches high. It adds, subtracts, divides, multiplies and calculates percentages. OPTIONS: English or Spanish. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included).

Talking Calculator English/spanish

The Talking Calculator English/Spanish is a voice output multi-language calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This multi-purpose calculator has large bright buttons and a large print display, and it speaks the numbers on the display in a clear female voice in English or Spanish. In addition to its calculator functions, this product also functions an alarm clock with an alarm, date, and 12 or 24 hour mode. A female voice also announces the ti

Talking Digital Frequency Counter (Model 1240)

Digital frequency counter is attached to voice output circuit. Button is pressed to activate voice circuit. Digital array is spoken one digit at a time including decimals. Measures frequency of any repetitive AC signal from 50 hz to 50 mhz. Counter also used for setting audio frequency oscillators, checking electric line frequency. 4 by 6 by 4 inches.

Talking Digital Multimeter (Model 1300)

Voltmeter with digital display and voice output of digital display. Measures 0.1 millivolt to 1 kv. Amperes from 0.001 MA to 10A, both AC and DC, ohms from 0.1 ohm to 2 megohms. Power 110 volt.

Talking Digital Tools: Dial Gauges, Micrometers, & Calipers

Digital tools that are to be used with their Digi-Voice Tool Module ( see separate entry). Precision instruments for machinists, mechanical/ industrial process control engineers, etc. to measure accurately to . 0001 inch. All instruments require separate cables. Choice of 2705 Dial Gauge .4-.8 inches for $285; 2736 Dial Gauge .8-1.2 inches for $299; 2735 Dial Gauge Stand for $95; 2710, 0-1 inch Micrometer for $195; 2711, 1-2 inch Micrometer for $245; 2712, 2-3 inch Micrometer for $295; 2713, 3-4

Talking Labquest

The Talking LabQuest is a voice output module for scientific data sensors designed to allow people who are blind or low vision to use scientific instruments in a laboratory setting to collect data while conducting experiments. The Talking LabQuest is a handheld device that is compatible with over 70 electronic sensors (not included) that take physical, biological, and chemical measurements. The Talking LabQuest is intended to allow students who are blind or have low vision to participate in labo

Talking Pocket Calculator

The Talking Pocket Calculator is a voice output calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This talking pocket calculator is lightweight and portable. It has a large print 8 digit LCD display of numbers that are read aloud and basic arithmetic and memory functions. It also has an LCD clock with alarm. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included).

Talking Tape Measure

The Talking Tape Measure is and audible tape measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This tape measure features buttons to dispense and retract the tape, metric conversion buttons, and an on/off switch. At the press of a button, and the measurement is announced. The unit measures up to 16 feet and automatically shuts off after the measurement is given. A belt clip and case are included. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included). OPTIONS: Voice output in Spanis

Talking Toolbox

Talking Toolbox is a voice output utility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Utilities include a word processor, a spell checker, an address book, a phone dialer, a calculator, and an alarm clock. All utilities have voice output through pre-recorded human speech, plus synthetic speech for reading back user entries. Also included is Phone Pad, an interactive program that teaches blind persons how to dial phone numbers with words or letters in them. The progr

Talkingcal

TalkingCal is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The user launches the app, and touches numbers and arithmetic signs on the virtual calculator's keyboard. The app will speak the numbers, arithmetic signs, and the result of any operations. OPTIONS: Speech-to-speech (dictation) feature ($1.99 in-app purchase required) that enables the user to talk to the

Talkulator

Talkulator is a voice output and large print calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The user launches the app, touch numbers and arithmetic signs, and the app will speak the numbers in the chosen language. Talkulator is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. The app can be used to learn counting and arithmetic in di

Tape Deck Modification.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modification to the tape deck switches for ease of use by someone with out good finger control. The mode switch was redesigned to make selection easier by increasing the size and shape of the switch and decreasing the amount of force required to turn it on. The record button was modified by a spring steel push bar eliminating precise finger dexterity. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Bob Warren, UCP of Akron, 318 Water Street,

Tape Recorder (Model 390, 390-8)

The Tape Recorder is an adapted cassette tape recorder designed to be operated by a switch for individuals with physical disabilities. It is ideal for voice or music and can be used with or without an external switch. POWER: The AC line cord has been removed for safety reasons so it can only be used with batteries.

Tape Recorder Adaptation For Low Force Actuation

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows a person with limited finger strength to actuate tape recorder control buttons. Commercially available tape recorder is placed into a wooden unit which has custom positioned levers and/or sliding arms. Two versions are shown in photographs. Concepts can be applied to other models of tape recorders. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Emp

Tape Recorder Control For Persons With Limited Hand Function

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Base and sliding extended lever adaptation for a small (approximately 1 1/2 by 7 by 4 1/ 2 inches: minisette-9 tape recorder from Radio Shack) tape recorder to allow its use by a person with limited hand function. The recorder is fastened to a jig made of aluminum, plastic or wood with rubber feet to keep it from moving around. A clear plastic lever is attached to a rod with a teflon block, and this slides along a rod suspended fron the jig with angle

Tape Recorder Operable By Chin Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Independent operation of a portable tape recorder by a person with no upper extremity use. Example described is for a person with bilateral upper extremity amputation. Attach a tape recorder to a camera shoulder strap, so recorder can be worn over the shoulder. mount a microphone on the shoulder strap, positioned close to the individuals mouth. Mount a switch on the shoulder strap, positioned where it can be turned on and off by the individual's chin.

Task Vision Lana Led Headlight - 70,000 Lux Intensity Control

The Task Vision Lana LED Headlight - 70,000 LUX Intensity control is a low vision light for people with low vision. This light is worn on the user's head so that the light points wherever the user looks. The LED light, which has a variable intensity control, offers a maximum brightness of 70,000 Lux, and an expected life of 30,000 hours. It works for five hours on a single battery charge. A travel case is included. POWER: Uses a rechargeable polymer Li-ion battery pack (included); a 100-240 Volt

Tea Party

Tea Party is a pre-reading tutorial program, a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, and a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to teach classification to children ages 3 to 5 years. Using a PowerPad (see separate entry) or IntelliKeys overlay, users shop at a toy store, a clothing store, a grocery store, and a pet store to select items for a tea party. The complete set includes a program disk and an overlay. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple and Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREM

Teach Me Business In Asl

Teach Me Business in ASL is a business management training program presented in American Sign Language (ASL) for use by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. This series of four DVDs provides step-by-step instructions about how to start a small business. The titles of the DVD are How to Choose a Name for Your Company; Choosing a Legal Structure; Step-by-Step Guide to Business Documentation; and Using Forms, Agreements and Services.

Teen / Adult Ball Chair (Model 678)

The Teen/Adult Ball Chair, model 678, is a posture chair designed for office use by individuals with balance disabilities or back problems. This ball-shaped chair is designed to take pressure off the spine, reduce muscle tension, improve balance, and strengthen the torso. Features include an adjustable back rest and a latex free ball that can be inflated to the height of the user. DIMENSIONS: The ball is 22 inches. CAPACITY: 600 pounds. COLOR: Color may vary.

Telephone Skills Cassettes

Telephone Skills Cassettes is a telephone skils training system designed to simulate job skills using the telephone in business for individuals with a developmental disability. It introduces basic telphone uses that may be encountered in an entry-level job. Six different work sample cassettes include: Taking Messages, Making Appointments, Fast Food Orders, Restaurant Orders, Business Orders, and Consumer Orders. A complete kit includes a Teacher's Guide with Answer Key, Instructional Objective

Test Of Auditory Reasoning And Processing Skills (Tarps)

The Test of Auditory Reasoning and Processing Skilkls (TARPS) is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with children ages five to 14 years of age with speech, language, hearing, and neurological disabilities. This test covers the following functions of auditory reasoning and processing: general information, arithmetic reasoning, verbal absurdities, finding reasons, analogical completions, comprehension, directional orientation, and similarities. The complete battery includes a manual an

Test Of Pictures / Forms / Letters / Numbers / Spatial Orientation & Sequencing Skills (Tpflnoss)

The Test of Pictures / Forms / Letters / Numbers / Spatial Orientation & Sequencing Skills (TPFLNOSS) is designed for use with children ages five to eight years with cognitive, visual, or perceptual disabilities. This test evaluates a child's ability to visually perceive forms, letters, and numbers in the right direction and to visually perceive words with letters in the correct sequence. This test is motor reduced and no verbal responses are required. The child does not have to rely on his

Test Of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor (Tvps-Nm) & Test Of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor: Upper Level (Tvps-Nm:ul)

The Test of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor (TVPS-NM) is designed for use with children ages four through 13 years with cognitive, visual, and perceptual disabilities. This test addresses the perceptual areas of visual discrimination, memory, spatial relationships, figure-ground, and closure. The set includes a manual, test plates, and 25 record forms. The Test of Visual Perceptual Skills-Non Motor: Upper Level (TVPS-NM:UL) is designed for use with children and young adults ages 12 through 19

Test Of Visual-Motor Skills (Tvms) Revised Edition & Test Of Visual-Motor Skills : Upper Level (Tvms:ul) For Adolescents And Adults

The Test of Visual-Motor Skills (TVMS), Revised Edition is designed for use with children ages three years of age through 13 years, 11 months with visual, cognitive and perceptual motor disabilities. This revised edition features some new geometric forms and the deletion of some forms included in the earlier version, revised norms, and revised scoring. The scoring method requires that the geometric forms be evaluated by a number of visual-motor characteristics and scoring criterion is required f

Texas Instruments Calcu-Talk (Model 66, 1812, & T166)

Texas Instruments voice output calculator with algebraic notation. Easy to use and understand, for students in basic math courses or professionals requiring basic algebraic capability. Voice announces display on command when "talk" button is pressed. Comes with rechargeable batteries, charger, carrying case, earphone and jack.

Textured Matching Blocks (Model 1-08950-00)

Helps young children learn tactual matching of textures, recognition of types of textures, and identification of textures by name. Six textured blocks are matched with identically textured nests which hold the blocks. The brightly painted board, 6 3/4 by 9 3/4 inches, contains six recessed nests. Feet are fastened to the bottom of each corner of the board to prevent scarring of desk or table surfaces and to avoid slipping on smooth surfaces. The six natural-finish wood squares, 2 1/4 by 2 1/4 in

Textured Number Floor Puzzle (Model A9246-30)

The Textured Number Floor Puzzle, model A9246-30, is a floor puzzle with large pieces designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or neurological disabilities. This puzzle features large, soft foam pieces with different textures on them to stimulate the sense of touch. Each number tile is a different color and has a piece count equal to the number on the tile. For example, the number two tile breaks down into two pieces. Puzzle pieces form the numbers one through nine. The entire puzz

The Asperkid's (Secret) Book

The Asperkid’s Secret Book of Social Rules is a tool designed for individuals with Aspergers syndrome, ages 10-17. It provides social guidelines and rules that address things that can seem baffling to those with this type of disorder.Such as making and keeping friends or how to blend in, as opposed to standing out. Contains 280 pages. Paperback.

The Backyard

The Backyard is an academic tutorial program designed to allow students to explore science and social skills for children with a developmental or physical disability. Children learn about animals, discovering that each one has a preferred habitat with a particular kind of climate. They can experiment to see what happens when animals interact. Other activities acquaint students with the concept of life cycles, where they can see a caterpillar turn into a butterfly. Activities in the Teacher's Gui

The Ring Pen

The Ring Pen is a writing aid with an ergonomically designed barrel. The center opening allows one finger to fit through the ring, and provides a natural resting place for the writing finger. Because the center of gravity for the pen coincides with the point of support, this pen writes in a stable manner with minimal effort applied.

The Webble Ergonomic Footrest

Sitting still places considerable stress on our backs, severely restricts our blood flow and can even change our metabolism. The Webble allows office workers to change these effects. The ergonomic footrest enables a user's lower body to move in four distinct ways while sitting: forward and backward, side to side, in circles and up and down. DIMENSIONS: 19.5 inches length x 11.2 inches width x 4.6 inches height. WEIGHT: 4.5 pounds. COLOR: Red, black or silver. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the

Theradapt Extended Easel

The Theradapt Extended Easel provides a working surface that facilitates the use of many seating systems, standers and mobility devices. The TherAdapt Extended Easel is designed with a 25 degree angle setting for the working surface; however, you can adjust the height from horizontal to a 60 degree angle for proper eye gaze and erect trunk and head positioning. Users have the ability to choose the correct leg size for their easel.

Therapeutic Building Blocks (Models 370 & 372)

Therapeutic Building Blocks are eye hand coordination activities designed for use by children with fine motor and cognitive disabilities. Model 370 is a shape board. While using it, children learn how to distinguish the difference between different shapes. It features a wooden base and nine three-dimensional blocks in various shapes. The Geometric Peg Board, model 372, has a wooden base with pegs to accept discs in five different shapes and a variety of colors, encouraging shape, color, and size

Therapro Better Board Slant Board

The Better Board Slant Board aids those with eyesight issues or carpal tunnel syndrome by sloping a user's workspace. The boards can be used at home, work or at school and can be stacked and stored in a classroom. Made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip "feet." Use for writing or holding materials to copy from. The low angle surface is approximately 20 degrees. SIZES: Small or large. DIMENSIONS: Small: 12 inches width x 12-12.

Therashape Group Table

The Therashape Group Table is a therapy table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or in activities requiring close proximity to the table. The table is curved with cut out areas to accommodate three individuals. The table is height-adjustable using hand knobs and the steel powder-coated legs feature knob-style column locks and six adjustable base levelers. DIMENSIONS: The table adjusts in height from 23 to 33 inches. Each of the cut-out areas is 18 inches wide x 10 inches deep. T

Therashape Table

The Therashape Table is a therapy table designed to be used as a treatment, feeding, or activity table for any healthcare setting. This table accomodates four to five individuals. Three adjustable legs provide seating room and access, and offer height adjustments. The legs feature knob-style column locks, 5 adjustable base levelers, and a steel column. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The table top measures 72 x 28 inches. Table height can be adjusted from 23 to 33 inches. COLOR: Maple-finished high-pressure l

Theratogs Ultra Wrist And Thumb Positioning System

The TheraTogs ULTRA Wrist and Thumb Positioning System is a versatile and flexible alignment aide and is meant for use only by those who can correct their thumb and wrist alignment on their own without force. This system is meant to improve wrist and thumb stability, restore the palm arch, reduce flexible ulnar deviation, assist in reducing forearm pronation or supination, and to relieve pain associated with misalignment. OPTIONS: Can be used along with TheraTogs strapping application from shoul

Thomas Steady Arm

The Thomas Steady Arm is an arm support for feeding and a writing aid designed for use by children or adults with disabilities causing arm and hand tremors. This unit eliminates and/or significantly controls tremors by supporting graduated vertical, horizontal, and circular movements. The unit mounts to any table top (other than glass) or to a wheelchair. The user's arm is placed in a trough-style arm holder and secured with straps, and the unit's three tension adjusters are set to counter tremo

Three Bear Family Count & Match

The Three Bear Family Count & Match is a training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 16 plastic circus bears for counting, sorting and matching; 27 hands-on activities, and two games.

Three Item Sort (Model 102-F)

The Three Item Sort, model 102-F, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly, prevocational job skills training system, and work simulator designed to teach color and shape discrimination to people with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 90 plastic chips which can be sorted by shape or by color, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. COLOR: 30 red chips, 30 blue chips, and 30 white chips. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may b

Ti-83 Trainer

TI-83 Trainer is a large print calculator program designed for use by students with low vision. It provides complete emulation of the Texas Instruments TI-83 graphing calculator, with separate high-resolution color text and graphics windows, detailed context-sensitive online help, interactive tutorials, a custom testing feature, an interactive programming debugger, logging and macros, and the ability to capture text and graphics for use in other programs. This calculator program supports the TI-

Tiger Taco

The Tiger Taco is a box flap clip designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or coordination disabilities. Available in steel or plastic, these taco-shaped clips assist in the packing and unpacking of cardboard boxes by securing the flaps out of the way.

Tilt 'n Turn Crt Stand With Copy Easel

The Tilt 'n Turn CRT Stand with Copy Easel, model R7431, is a monitor stand designed to reduce glare, minimize eye strain, and eliminate neck craning. The stand fits any CRT with foot separations up to 12 x 12 inches. A built- in tension spring allows full range of adjustment while in use. Anti-skid pads on the top and bottom provide stability and protection. The stand tilts up or down 12.5 degrees, and rotates 360 degrees. DIMENSIONS: Copy easel is 9.5 x 12.5 inches; stand is 14 x 14.5 x 4.5 in

Time Management Device For Children With Down Syndrome

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The Ohio State University Time Team (TT), in partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio (DSACO), partnered to design a time management device for children with Down syndrome. The device is intended to increase the self-sufficiency of children by enabling them to manage their time independently. It provides a tool to aid children to learn the concepts of time,

Time Skills

Time Skills is a time management training system and time skills tutorial program designed to stress the concept that individuals nust take responsibility for their personal daily and weekly schedules. The game's Draw card categories include clocks, home, school or work, and community. Topics covered include setting a watch, setting an alarm clock, punctuality, time sheets, taking medication, making reservations, and others. The program includes the game board and playing pieces, draw cards, a t

Time Tracker Mini

The Time Tracker Mini is designed for preschool and elementary school students who have time management challenges as it helps children manage their time during school and home activities. Offers visual and auditory indicators with 2 dials: total alarm time and warning time. The Time Tracker Mini quietly counts down and when time is up, the colored light glows and the alarm sounds. Mute option available to mute sound and use only the light as an indicator. Warning feature signals a few minutes b

Timescales

TimeScales is a time management training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This CD-ROM-based program offers three modules: Hours of the day, minutes of the hour, and from time to time. Each module has a multiple choice and a set the clock option. The parent or teacher can also choose the image or prompt shown as well as the clock face, digital time, time in words, or audio cue only. A preferences menu permits a choice of difficulty level for each question. CO

Tool For Undoing Video Reel Containers

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to open video reel cartons. This small tool undoes the tabs of the cartons that have to be reversed for recycling. The tool is a metal blade with small teeth at either end which can be hooked under the folded carton tabs to undo them without damaging the carton. The tool is equipped with a wide wooden handle to accommodate users with limited manual dexterity. TITLE: Making Work Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12

Tool Kit Packaging (Model 306A-Q)

Tool Kit Packaging, model 306A-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to develop fine motor and inspection skills in people with cognitive disabilities. Users repackage items from pocket tool kits to a display box. The set includes 25 tool kits, 24 five-compartment boxes, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exchanged or returned for a full refund or repl

Tools For Transition

Tools for Transition is an assessment designed for use by secondary school students with learning disabilities. This program helps students identify and describe the strengths and weaknesses of their own learning style, and then relate this information to their individual education plan (IEP) goals; apply appropriate study strategies to their individual learning problems; understand the legal rights of students with learning disabilities to plan and advocate for accommodations in school; select

Toothbrush Tube Packaging (Model 300-Q)

Toothbrush Tube Packaging, model 300-Q, is a training system for matching/sorting/assembly and a work simulator designed to teach discrimination, decision-making, assembly, and packaging skills to people with cognitive disabilities. This basic task requires users to match parts of toothbrush tubes according to color, assemble the tubes, and sort completed tubes by color for packaging. The set includes 48 tubes, a jig, sorting and parts bins, and instructions. COLOR: Toothbrush tubes are provided

Toss & Build Dice

Toss & Build Dice is a motor planning skill activity designed for use by individuals with cognitive, neurological, or perceptual disabilities. This set includes 36 crepe rubber pieces which can be used for color matching, sorting, memory games, and motor planning activities. The pieces can be used to construct cubes or used on a flat surface to make designs. A tote bag is included. DIMENSIONS: Each piece is 2 inches square.

Transition To Work (Eles)

Transition to Work is a prevocational job skills training system and job readiness tutorial program designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of 42 duplicatable books, 42 duplicatable CD-ROMs, and 42 online lessons can be used by high school students and adults independently or in a group and is designed to help equip students with the knowledge and skills to set goals for themselves and make better personal choices. This series offers two unit

Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised

Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised is desgned for individuals with low. vision. This sturdy backpack is a solution for organizing and transporting equipment and tools used by students and professionals with visual impairments. Developed as part of the revision of the Transition Tote System, this backpack is designed to serve the changing needs of persons with visual impairments as they proceed through middle school, secondary school, transition and vision rehabilitation programs, and into

Transition Tote System: Large Print Kit, Revised

 Transition Tote System: Large Print Kit, Revised is designed for individuals with low vision. Transition Tote materials teach middle school, secondary, and transition students with visual impairments essential skills for learning about themselves and the world of work. This includes seeking, obtaining, and keeping jobs. In addition to seven new lessons and the custom designed backpack, this kit includes updated descriptions of technology, revised resource and reference materials, and an updated

Translucent Gel Keyboard Palm Rest (Model Stwr1225)

The Translucent Gel Keyboard Palm Rest, model STWR1225, is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome or upper extremity disabilities. The long, rectangular support is gel-filled and is intended to sit in front of the keyboard. DIMENSTIONS (LxW): 3 x 18.5 inches. COLOR: Translucent Bora Bora blue.

Tray For Aligning Documents

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of one hand to staple and clip documents. An A-4 sized document tray with edges on three sides was fabricated from rectangular aluminum sheet. A cutout in the top left corner enables the user to staple or paper clip the document. The tray can also be used to rubbber band groups of documents. The rubber band is hooked over the right corner of the tray and then hooked over the left side. The papers and the rubber band are lifted off the

Triangle

Triangle is a scientific math program with voice and tactile output designed for use by students and professionals in math, science, and engineering who are blind or have low vision. It is intended to provide a workspace for reading, writing, and manipulating mathematics. It uses GS (Gardner-Salinas) braille notation, a linear notation for scientific expressions with syntax modeled on the page markup language LaTeX, which is widely used by professional scientists and mathematicians. GS symbols t

Turbo 6 Talking Battery Charger

The Turbo 6 Talking Battery Charger is a voice output battery charger designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit charges up to six batteries at once, with two charging compartments for flat 9-volt batteries and four compartments for cylindrical double-A, triple-A, C, or D cells. Batteries can be charged in any combination. The compartment number and charging status of batteries are announced as batteries are placed in the unit, when charging is complete, or when

Twenty-Four Item Sort (Model 110-F)

The Twenty-four Item Sort, model 110-F, is a training system for sorting/matching/assembly and prevocational job skills and a work simulator designed to teach object discrimination using color, shape, and thickness. Users may sort as few as two items and as many as 24 items with attention to relevant attributes. The set includes 120 anodized aluminum pieces, storage and sorting bins, and instructions. WARRANTY: The manufacturer guarantees complete satisfaction with this product or it may be exch

Ultimate Executive Footrest

This foot rest is padded with temperature sensitive LIFE-Foam memory material and has a non-slip, “bean bag” underside that moves with users to comfortably adjust their legs and feet to the proper angle. Increase circulation and reduce fatigue by adding this foot rest to a user's office chair. OPTIONS: Leather options. DIMENSIONS: 6 inches height x 17 inches width x 13 inches depth. WEIGHT: 5 pounds. COLOR: Variety. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: 1 year limited warranty.

Ultra Compact Cart

The Ultra Compact Cart is a rolling cart or computer work station designed to provide ease of access while allowing equipment to be stored and stacked in a limited amount of space. The cart is consists of 16 gauge steel legs and supports with industrial-grade particle board shelves and soft rubber, twin-wheel castors. Pre-drilled holes allow the shelves to be placed as desired. The open design allows access to both the front and back of the cart, and front locking casters prevent rolling when mo

Universal Access Copier System

The Universal Access Copier System is an accessible copy machine designed for use in the workplace by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have blindness or low vision. This system is specifically designed with a low-rise console and handle for wheelchair accessibility. Speaker-dependent voice recognition enables the system to learn user speech patterns, enabling any user to operate all system features and adjust settings by speaking commands into a microphone connected to a personal computer.

Uplift 975 Electric Sit-Stand Pedestal Desk

The UpLift 975 Electric Sit-Stand Pedestal Desk is a small, adjustable electric desk designed for individuals who prefer to stand while working due to medical or comfort reasons. This desk allows a user to have the option to either sit or stand during their work day without taking up additional room. Desk and material accessories can be included to adapt to the user's needs.

Upright File Handle (Model F-1)

The Upright File Handle, model F-1, is a tool grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This ergonomic handle holds a file (not included) at a right angle to the handle, allowing ergonomically correct positioning of the fingers, hand, and wrist and providing more leverage than standard handles. The handle is equipped with a hole to accept most standard files. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.

Using A Telephone

Using a Telephone is a telephone skills training system designed to teach people with cognitive disabilities how to place local and long distance phone calls, how to call community services, and how to make calls from pay phones. The complete program includes an instruction manual, five directories, and 15 certificates of completion. OPTIONS: Set of five directories ($21.95) and a set of fifteen certificates ($2.95).

Vacuum/fuel Pump Gauge (Models 1710 & 1711)

Fuel, vacuum and pressure gauges used in automotive air conditioning service, modified for the blind. Measures performance on cars.

Vari-X Computer Table (Models Vx60, Vx61, & Vx62)

The Vari-X Computer Table is an adjustable-height computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, and those with severe physical disabilities and spinal cord injury. These computer tables can each be lowered to less than 10 inches off the floor for individuals who need to work lying down, raised to accommodate a wheelchair, and raised up to three feet five inches off the floor to allow users to work standing up or in a stander. The worktop passes easily through doorways on it

Verilux Natural Spectrum Floor Lamp

The Original Natural Spectrum Floor Lamp is a low vision light designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. This lamp provides bright white light simulating natural sunlight for improved contrast, visibility, and color definition. It has a flexible gooseneck for positioning and a high/low control for brightness level. The light uses an energy-efficient 5,000 hour compact 27-watt bulb to produce the equivalent lighting of a 100- or 150-watt standard bulb. The lamp comes with a utilit

Verilux Original Natural Spectrum Desk Lamp

The Verilux Original Natural Spectrum Desk Lamp is an adjustable arm low vision tabletop light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desk lamp produces light similar to daylight. Features include a high/low brightness control, a full-coverage reflector, and a flexible steel gooseneck. The switch is located on the head of the lamp, which comes with a Verilux 27 watt bulb with brighness equivalent to standard 100 or 150 watt bulbs. DIMENSIONS: Height ranges from 15 inches when the

Vertical Collator.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Collating stand for a person who prefers standing while working. Four wooden vertical shelves with adjustable knobs for holding collated papers, sketches, etc. Dimensions: Base 15 by 17 by 29 inches, shelves 7 1/2 by 15 inches. Device designed for an individual with athetoid movements who also used compensatory motions to perform collating tasks. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adap

Video Reel De-Spooler

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to de-spool video reels for recycling. The devices consists of a holder with slots for four reels, with rollers made from typewriter platens underneath. A small motor turns the rollers which rotate the reels, causing the tape to come off the reels and fall into a garbage bag. The light belts driving the rollers provide enough force to turn the reels, but not enough to damage anything else that touches them. TITLE: Maki

Video Scheduler

Video Scheduler is a cognitive aid and prompter designed for use by individuals with cognitive or memory disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as a task organizer and scheduler. Schedules can be created with pictures or videos. The user can organize video modeling content and turn off schedule functions such as "Done." Schedules and modeling created by the user can be shared with other users. The user can also customize the a

Visible Reference Holding Devices.

Visible Reference Holding Devices are frames and stands designed to hold index strips. Models include a desk top frame holder stand and wall bracket stands.

Vision

Vision is a height-adjustable table that has not cross braces underneath the surface. It is designed for individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility. The Vision is a mobile table that can be adjusted manually or electrically. The adjustable surface is available for dual or single users.

Vision Vu Easel (Models 14Dc, 14Dc-Bb, 14Dc-Gr, 14Dc-Lm, 14Dc-St, & 14Dc-Tg)

The Vision Vu Easel is an adjustable height easel and copy stand designed to hold papers at a computer work station. The easel adjusts in angle and height, and drops below the desktop for keyboard systems. A clip and line guide are included. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches wide. COLOR: Clear (model 14DC), blueberry blue (model 14DC-BB), grape (model 14DC-GR), lime green (model 14DC-LM), strawberry red (model 14DC-ST), or tangerine (model 14DC-TG).

Visual Assistant

Visual Assistant is a cognitive aid, prompter, and job aid designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or brain injury. This program is software for a personal digital assistant (PDA) and provides visual and verbal cues to assist the user in performing individualized tasks set up by a caregiver, coach, or other interested party. Visual Assistant is sold as standalone software; with a dedicated PDA pre-loaded with the software; or with a Pocket PC cellular telephone pre

Visual Impact

Visual Impact is a personal skills and independent living tutorial program for people with cognitive disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPad to teach and reinforce skills necessary for achieving independence utilizing the AbleLink Instructional Media Standard (AIMS) multimedia training system. The program covers across life activity domains, including education, employment, independent living, recreation and transition. It provides step-by-step multimedi

Visual Impact Pro

Visual Impact Pro is a personal skills and independent living tutorial program for people with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This application (or "app") is designed for use with the Apple iPad to teach and reinforce skills necessary for achieving independence utilizing the AbleLink Instructional Media Standard (AIMS) multimedia training system. The program covers several life activity domains, including education, employment, independent living, recreation and transition. It provides

Visual Skills Appraisal (Vsa)

The Visual Skills Appraisal (VSA) assesses visual inefficiencies in children ages five to nine years. Six subtests evaluate pursuit, scanning, alignment, locating movements, eye-hand corrdination, and fixation unity. This self-contained instrument does not require additional equipment and the manual includes visual training techniques keyed to each subtest. The complete set includes a manual, stimulus cards, 25 design completion forms, 25 red/green trail sheets, 25 score sheets, and red/green gl

Vocational Academic Curriculum (Vac)

The Vocational Academic Curriculum is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning, cognitive, or vision disabilities. This series of 70 duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to make reading and mathematics relevant to students' working lives. These duplicatable books integrate mathematics and reading into 14 different vocations. Within each of the vocations, there are five books: M

Vocational Entry-Level Words (Vv7)

Vocational Entry-Level Words is a job readiness and vocabulary enhancement training system designed for used by individuals with cognitive, learning, or vision disabilities. This series of 27 duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups. Each book provides students with vocabulary of technical terms so students develop functional and job-related reading skills. This set includes individual titles for six vocations: Mechanics; Carpentry; Food Servi

Voicenote Bt

VoiceNote BT is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a nine-key braille keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. The notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with POP3 access; a scientifi

Voicenote Qt

VoiceNote QT is an electronic notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) computer keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. This notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with PO

Vr 20 Drafting Table And Dial A Torque Versatility Table

Electrically powered drafting table. Adjustable height and table top angle to accommodate different wheelchair or seat heights. Height is electrically controlled via foot pedal or hand control. Top angle is controlled by table mounted dial a torque mechanism that utilizes torsion bar for counterbalanced, positive angle and lock control. Includes pencil trough, 2 position plastic edge guards, foot rest, and 2 three wire electrical outlets mounted on table base. Steel frame, top with tempered hard

Vuriser (Model R7866)

The VuRiser, model R7866, is an elevating platform for computer monitors designed to reduce neck stress by adjusting the monitor to a more comfortable eye level. VuRisers are individual platforms that, when stacked, provide one inch of lift per VuRiser. Each platform is a molded plastic rectangle large enough to support most monitor bases. Sold in boxes of 6 units. DIMENSIONS: 11.25 x 11.25 x 1 1/8 inches each. Each box provides for 6 inches of lift.

Vuryte (Model R7862)

The VuRyte, model R7862, is a copy holder designed to ergonomically position typing or data entry copy directly in front of the computer operator in line with the monitor screen. This reduces the motion required by the neck and eyes to perform daily data entry and keying functions, thereby reducing stress and muscle pain and increasing efficiency. The holder adapts to fit any workstation. The height may be adjusted to align the copy with the monitor for minimum head motion. Keeping the data at t

Wall Clock With Day & Date

The Wall Clock with Day & Date is a calendar clock designed for use with individuals with Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disabilities, brain injury, or memory disabilities. The rectangular clock dispays the day of the week, the date, and the month above a large round analog clock face. The day of the week and the month are each presented as three-letter abbreviations. The clock face has large numbers at each position and dots for the minutes in between. The clock also has a second hand. The

Wayfinder

WayFinder is an audible mobility and personal location tracking program, cognitive aid, prompter, and voice output navigation system designed for use by individuals with cognitive and memory disabilities or who are blind or have low vision. This software is for a personal digital assistant (PDA) (not included) and uses GPS (global positioning satellite)–based personalized audio and visual cues to support independent travel via bus systems and on foot. WayFinder enables the user to create specifi

Webber Photo Cards - Around The Home (Model Wfc-06)

Webber Photo Cards - Around the Home, model WFC-06, are photo cards designed for use by children with cognitive disabilities. The deck has card pairs that can be used for memory, match-up, and "Go Fish" games. The deck has 62 cards in 31 pairs, showing stove; chair; towels; refrigerator; toilet; laundry; telephone; television; computer; tricycle; clock; cat; dog; sink; vacuum cleaner; flowers; hammer; breakfast; garbage can; clothes; shoes; salt and pepper; frying pan; hair dryer; groceries; rug

Weighted Base Document Holder (Model Dhwb06)

The Weighted Base Document Holder, model DHWB06, is a copy stand designed to reduce eye, back and neck strain for individuals who spend a lot of time typing. It has an adjustable viewing angle which allows the user to tilt the document holder forward or backward and swivel it left and right to suit his or her needs. A moveable paper grip with built in digital clock holds the document securely in place as it rest on the deep paper ledge. A transparent line guide mounts on eitherside and adjusts t

Welded Frame Science Table, Round Legs (Model A3080-99)

The Welded Frame Science Table, Round Legs, model A3080-99, is a height adjustable work table and adapted student desk designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This table has a welded steel frame and a chemical-resistant EcoStone top that is made from 100% post consumer recycled materials. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 29 (minimum) x 60 x 24 inches. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.

Welding Skills (Vwd)

Welding Skills is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. This series of two duplicatable books can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups and is designed to help develop job readiness and prevocational job skills. The first book, titled "Welding Processes I" include: fusion welding principles, industrial gas cylinders, tip selection and oxy-acetylene safety, oxy-fuel gas cutting, propertie

Wellness Wizard

The Wellness Wizard is an emergency alert system and prompter designed for use by seniors and individuals with cognitive disabilities or Alzheimer's disease. This electronic unit can be used to remind users to take medications, perform specific tasks at pre-defined times, pay bills, or to remember birthdays and aniversaries, and to enable family members or caregivers to check on well-being. Caregivers can record customized reminder messages in their voice on the Wellness Wizard and specify when

Wheelchair-Accessible Desk

The Wheelchair-Accessible Desk is a height-adjustable deskdesigned for classroom use by children who use wheelchairs. This desk features a heavy 16-gauge frame with an integral U-brace and an oversized solid-plastic top. It includes a dual-bolt leg attachment system for added security. DIMENSIONS: The desk height can be adjusted from 31 to 34 inches. The desktop is 20 x 36.5 inches. COLOR: The top is available in beige or grey.

Wheelchair-Accessible Mobile Workstation (Models W53191 & W53192)

The Wheelchair-Accessible Mobile Workstation is a height-adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, training centers, and offices. The work surface is mar-resistant laminate with rounded corners edged with protective vinyl molding. Its open design allows access to and from work surface. The tabletop height is adjustable to accomodate a variety of users. The unit features four casters, two with locking brakes. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts in one-inch i

Wide Angle Mobility Light

The Wide Angle Mobility Light is a low vision light designed for use as a night vision aid by individuals with low vision. This hand-held high intensity wide angle beam lantern is designed primarily for use as a night travel aid by individuals with constriction of the visual field and night blindness. The light comes with a shoulder strap to allow the light to be carried at waist height, leaving the hands free. POWER: Includes an AC recharger. Intensity of the beam is 1400 candle power. WEIGHT:

Wild Animal Sort & Compare

The Wild Animal Sort & Compare is a math skills training system designed for use with children with cognitive disabilities. The set includes 16 rubber animals, 17 hands-on activities, and two games. The games and activities help children build counting, sorting, and matching skills. COLOR: The animals come in assorted colors.

Wing Shape Gel Keyboard Palm Rest (Model Swr1875)

The Wing Shape Gel Keyboard Palm Rest, model SWR1875, is a keyboard wrist support designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome. Intended to prevent wrist strain while working on the computer, this rest is made of gel-filled Lycra, has a curved edge facing the user, and sits in front of the keyboard to provide wrist support. DIMENSIONS (LxW) 3 x 18.75 inches. COLOR: Black.

Wire Desk Accessories

Wire desk accessories to hold: memos, pens, pencils, cassettes, rubber stamps, and letters. Variety of model and sizes. Electroplated in chrome or nickel brass.

Wire File Organizers

Wire file organizers. Variety of designs and sizes. Variable spaced dividers. Electroplated in zinc, nickel, or nickel chrome.

Wooden Constructo Sets (Models 1-03690-00 & 1-03140-00)

Creative learning products which develop muscular coordination, manual dexterity, and construction concepts. All parts of both Junior and Senior sets are made of hardwood, and construction lengths are drilled at regular intervals for bolting. Nuts and bolts are color-coded for easy recognition. Junior Set (model 1-03690-00) contains 12 red, square-headed bolts, 5/8 inch in diameter and 4 inches long; 12 yellow, square nuts; 4 right- angle joints, 2 by 2 inches by 7/8 inch; and 10 lengths of vari

Woodwiz Splitter

The Woodwiz Splitter is designed to split logs with out the wide range of motion or strength needed for conventional log cutting. The log splitter may be used by persons in a wheelchair, with impaired vision, or back problems. The log splitter permits velocities comparable to that of a swung sledge hammer; eliminates the inertial drag of the guide tube when the hammer impacts, and whose weight is twice that of the splitting tip; absorbs the shock of impact and does not transmit the shock to the

Worcester Wire Baskets

Wire file baskets. Variety of standard and legal sizes. Single units and stackable units. Electroplated in zinc, nickel, or nickel chrome.

Words & Concepts I

Words & Concepts I is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed to enrich vocabulary, strengthen language comprehension, increase understanding of word relationships and encourage concept development for individuals with developmental, cognitive, physical, visual, hearing, and language learning disabilities, and autism. The program offers the following activities using a 40 noun core vocabulary and pictures, usually at three levels of difficulty: Vocabulary, Categorization, Word Id

Work Behavior Training Program

The Work Behavior Training Program is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This program introduces and teaches 34 workplace behavior skills under the categories of social skills, work-related skills, and job-specific skills. This system assists individuals in recognizing both real and potential problems before they result in job loss. The program offers both assessment and training activities. The set includes 50 individual fol

Work Skill Package (Model Ws-20F)

The Work Skill Package, model WS-20F, is a work simulator and training system for collating/sorting/filing and for matching/sorting/assembly designed to prepare people with cognitive disabilities for employment. The package includes 37 work activity tasks (also sold separately) teaching a range of skills from basic through complex using familiar household and industrial products. Tasks are organized into three categories: Discrimination, assembly, and packaging. The package also includes instruc

Work Top.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Lightweight, portable working surface for the top of a table or counter, held in place with battens. For use in the kitchen or where else needed. Plywood tray covered with formica with a raised edge in back and battens to hold it in place, either one to keep it from sliding back, or two to hold it in a corner. Provides instructions and drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, Eng

Work-Play Trays (Models 1-03751-00, 1-03660-00, 1-03761-00, & 1-03740-00)

Work-Play Trays are work trays for sorting / matching/ assembly designed for use in perceptual training activities by children who are blind or have low vision. These trays have raised edges to contain objects that might roll out of reach. They provide an enclosed work space for sorting, matching, classifying, and counting activities. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Large trays (1-03761-00 and 1-03740-00) are 21.25 x 13.25 inches; small trays (1-03751-00 and 1-03660-00) are 17 x 11.75 inches. COLOR: Yellow (1

Workbench

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Overcomes difficulty experienced by wheelchair users in working on certain styles of workbenches. Workbench will accommodate wide range of wheelchair positions and heights. C-clamps hold downs may be placed in bench holes to facilitate dexterity and working ease. Workbench top is constructed of 2by 4 pine glued on face edge grain up-planed to thickness; bench top brackets are 3 inch channel iron 1/2 inch plate steel gussets; 3/8 inches by 3 inch carria

Workhard System (Model A873500)

The Workhard System, model A873500, is a work simulator designed for rehabilitation following injury or for work assessment and training for individuals with cognitive, neurological, or physical disabilities. This work conditioning system is designed for assessment, functional capacity evaluation, or work simulation. The package includes a Lift & Place Rack Station, Carry-All Weight Box, Tool Kit Weight Box, Stockroom Crate Weight Box, Packing Carton Weight Box, a set of 16 disc weights, foo

Working Table

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Table can be shaped like half a donut for persons with limited reach. Describes a work table made of wood or other sturdy material, 64 by 32 by 5/8 inches in size, cut in a half-circle with a semicircular indentation on the flat side to accommodate the person working. Suggests using the type of folding legs used on banquet tables. Table folds up for easy storage. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Mooney, J TITLE: Working Table JOURNAL: Accent on Li

Workmod Wrist Saver (Model Nc73580)

The WorkMod Wrist Saver, model NC73580, is a keyboard wrist support designed to stabilize the wrist in the correct position for typing to minimize fatigue and repetetive motion injuries. The device consists of a platform which slides under and elevates any keyboard at the correct angle and a wrist rest that extends along the width of the keyboard. The unit includes a grounding cord for static control.

Workplace Mentor

WorkPlace Mentor is a comprehensive community-based vocational planning program designed for use with individuals with special needs or limited work histories. This computerized system is an employment planning system and incorporates a database that facilitates objective and targeted situational assessments in supported employment or transitional environments by matching consumer characteristics with job/work demands. The six-step process includes job analysis to yield a customized job bank, c

Workplace Simulation Program

The Workplace Simulation Program is a prevocational job skills training system designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This program simulates a small business that retails a variety of forms and signs to customers. From the interviewing process through the evaluation of job performance, individuals experience true-to-life employment expectations, such as punctuality, accuracy, rate of work, and social skills. The set includes 30 inventory storage bins, 1,500 signs and form

Workstation For Tv Repair

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical disabilities to independently engage in television repair work. A U-shaped work station was designed to allow easy access to tools, parts, catalogs, and equipment. Many tasks can be performed from a centralized sitting area, and a large turntable powered with a rotation lock enables up to four televisions to be placed and independently rotated as needed. Mirrors placed above and below the back of the ta

Worktable With Support For Standing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable work table provides extra support and balance needed to prevent employees from falling. Particularly useful for lower extremity amputees. Wooden table top consists of wide hinged armrests and a safety belt. Four adjustable 7/8 inch metal pipes run through standard work bench to serve as legs. Includes photograph and diagram. COMMENTS: Submitted by the Occupational Therapy Department, Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New Yor

Wrist-Eze Products (Models P, Rb, & Rbc)

The WRIST-EZE PRODUCTS, models P, RB & RBC, are designed to assist in maintaining the recommended ergonomic position for wrists and hands when typing at a keyboard for persons with RSI (Repetitive Stress Injury). Each of these models are intended to keep the users wrists in a neutral position. These wrist supports are also designed to help prevent RSI. DIMENSIONS: Model P: 1 x 11.25 (depth) x 20.50 inches; Model RB: 7/8 x 2.50 (depth) x 20.50 inches; Model RBC: 7/8 x 2.50 (depth) x 10.25 inc

Zip-It Opener

The Zip-It Opener is a package opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device opens hard plastic blister or clamshell packages using a powered roller blade. With the press of a button, this battery-operated opener easily cuts through most difficult packages leaving no sharp edges. When not in use, the Zip-It has plastic safety guard that fits over the blade. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). WARRANTY: 60-day limited warra

Zoncoarm Support

The ZoncoArm Support is an arm support designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength or range of motion. This support can be clamped to a table or a wheelchair using the integral clamp with rubber-lined jaws to prevent surface scratches. The unit supports the full forearm and wrist and the cotton cover is washable and replaceable. Strapping slots are provided to secure the wrists if necessary. Height and resistance in each joint are adjustable. SIZES: Available in adult a

Zoo Cards

Zoo Cards are a training system for matching/sorting/ assembly designed for use with children with cognitive or perceptual disabilities. Each card represents one quarter of an animal (head, tail, front legs, and back legs). The eight cards form 12 different animals, each on its own color background. Suggestions for a variety of games are included on the storage box.

 
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