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17-Inch Flame Retardant Oven Mitt

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

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

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

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

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

2-Sided Black And White Cutting Board

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

4-Way Opener

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

5-Way Opener

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

6 In 1 Multi Opener

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

Ableware All Out Universal Opener

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

Ableware Pot And Pan Holder (Model H753430000)

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

Adapted Knife For Partial Hand-Amputation Patients.

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

Adjustable Opening Pot Lifter.

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

Air Switch With 10 Minute Timer

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

Alimed Bendable Utensil - Supergrip Tablespoon

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

Alimed Bendable Utensil - Supergrip Teaspoon

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

Amana Smoothtop Electric Ranges

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

Amefa Specific Select Utensils

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

Anple

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

Arthritis Handle

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

Arthritis Kitchen Kit

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

Asko Ada Height Compliant Dishwasher (Model D3112)

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

Asko Ada Height Compliant Dishwasher (Models D3251Fi & D3251Hdss)

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

Automatic Wine Opener With Foil Cutter

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

Bagel Biter Guillotine

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

Baggy Rack

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

Bamboo Cheese Slicer (Model 126B)

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

Battery Powered Can Opener (Model D2360)

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

Bbq Counterweight

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

Big And Bold 60-Minute Timer

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

Black & Decker Ergo Electric Knife

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

Black & Decker Ergo Mixer

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

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

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

Bowl Holder.

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

Boxtopper With Built-Up Handle

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

Braille Books From The Braille Superstore

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

Braille Cookbooks From The Cookbook Of The Month Catalog

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

Braille Salt And Pepper Set

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

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

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

Braun Multipractic Hand Blender

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

Bread Slice Holder (Model H75325-0000)

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

Buckingham CoolHand Hot Plate Holder, Model CHAND01

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

Built In Wall Oven.

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

Built In Wall Oven.

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

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

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

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

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

Built-Up Knob

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

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

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

Butterer (Model 138877)

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

Can Pop

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

Candyman Motion-Activated Candy Dispenser

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

Canelle knife (decorator) left handed

Canelle Knife (decorator) Left Handed is designed for use by individuals who are left hand dominant with or without a disability such as arthritis or nerve injury.  It is a fully left-handed stainless steel "Canelle" knife. This is used for decorating fruit and vegetables by cutting away a thin strip of the skin to leave an interesting shape or pattern. It can also be used on carrots, cucumbers, radishes, apples, pears, firm bananas etc. The strips removed can be curled and added to drinks or co

Cap Turner (Model Sw5157)

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

Capscrew Opener (Model F75346-0002)

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

Carex Enablers Easy Opener (Model En11Crd)

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

Carex Enablers Jar Opener & Closer (Model En17Crd)

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

Chef Craft White Measuring Cups

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

Chef's Stir Pan

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

Choose and Cook

Choose and Cook is a story based program designed for use by students with cognitive and learning disabilities who are learning about healthy food and home kitchen management. It is primary aimed at non-readers with severe learning difficulties, but can be used for mainstream primary classes. Students choose a meal to make and then find the ingredients from different places in the kitchen. They are then taken through the cooking and preparation process, where they choose the correct utensils for

Citrusmate Plus

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

Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler (Model Aa5208)

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

Classic Lite Cutting Board

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

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Stirex U-2 Knife Set

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

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Victorinox Knife Set

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

Clavies Autoclave Gloves (Model H78927)

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

Convection Oven

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

Cook With Ease Cookbook

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

Cooking Made Easy

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

Cooking With Feeling

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

Cool Touch Micro Bowl

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

Cut & Relieve System

The Cut & Relieve System is a cutting board and cutting guide and kitchen knife set designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. The dishwasher-safe, polystyrene Cut Cutting Aid firmly attaches to a countertop and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. The Relieve Knife has a loop in the polypropylene handle for easier grasping an

Cutting Aid And Board.

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

Cutting Board

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

Cutting Board (Model 16K013)

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

Cutting Board With Pivot Knife

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

Cutting Board.

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

Deluxe Maple Cutting Board (Model Nc28503)

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

Deluxe Paring Board (Models 3046 & 3037)

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

Device For Opening Milk Cartons.

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

Device To Assist In Reaching Stove Knob

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

Diy Assistive Pan Holder

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

DIY Homemade Storage Assistant

Homemade Storage Assistant is designed for use by individuals with limited strength and coordination in their hands and upper extremities as a result of arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or stroke.  This product involves a box support base that contains the plastic bag and the food that is put in. Extending from this box are 2 stick type objects that each have a clip at its end. The idea is the top of the plastic bag will be attached to the top of the sticks via the clips and held open wide. The bo

DIY Slicer for People with a Hand Disability

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

Double Handled Cooking Pot

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

Double Metal Spatula

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

Double Spatula

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

Double Spatula

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

Drop In Range.

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

Due Kettle

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

Dycem Bottle Opener

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

Dycem Jar Opener & Mat Set

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

Dycem Jar Opener (Model 16K027A)

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

Dycem Multi Purpose Bottle Opener, Model 564292

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

Easi-Grip Cheese Slicer

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

Easi-Grip Grater

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

Easi-Grip Spatula

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

Easitwist Jar Opener

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

Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler

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

Easy Grip Can Opener

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

Easy Open Vial

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

Easy To Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula

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

Easy To Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula

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

Easy-Open Bottle Opener (Model 645952P)

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

Economy Walsall Trolley

Economy Walsall Trolley is designed for use by individuals with generalized weakness, decreased strength and coordination associated with fractures, multiple sclerosis or other neurological disorders.   This trolley has a steel frame with angled handles to provide improved grip and stability.  The shelves have open sides for easy transfer of plates and dishes, and rubber castors give control on any floor surface.  Adjustable version features telescopic legs which adjust when pin clips are remove

Ekco 123 Bottle Opener

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

Ekco 123 Ceramic Peeler

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

Ekco 123 Peeler

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

Ekco 123 Pie Server

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

Ekco 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer

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

Elder Store Folding One Handed Pot Stabilizer

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

Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook

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

Electric Can Opener And Knife Sharpener

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

Electric Skillet And Griddle

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

Electric Wine Opener

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

Elis Electric Pepper Mill

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

Elis Electric Salt Mill

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

Enamor Food Preparation Aid

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

Enlarged Handle For Vegetable Peeler.

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

Ergonoma Bread Knife (Model Rk908)

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

Ergonoma Cheese Slicer (Model Rk901)

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

Ergonoma Chef's Knife (Model Rk906)

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

Ergonoma Fork Knife (Model Rk903)

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

Ergonoma Frying Spatula (Model Rk920)

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

Ergonoma Laser Knife (Model Rk910)

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

Ergonoma Meat Knife (Model Rk907)

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

Ergonoma Steak Fork (Model Rk912)

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

Escali Taso Mixing Bowl Kitchen Scale

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

Etac Cut Cutting Aid

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

Etac Fix Preparation Board

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

Etac Uni Universal Turner

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

Extreme Magic Opener

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

EZ Fill Pouring Aid

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

Ez Squeeze Can Opener

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

Filet Board

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

Folding Pan Holder (Model 3010)

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

Food Chopper

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

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

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

Food Cutting Board (Model H75332)

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

Food Prep Board (Model 3023)

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

Fork Aid And One Hand Cutlery

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

Formica Cutting Board (Model Nc28501)

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

Formica Top Paring Board (Model Bk3037)

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

Four Ingredient Cookbook & The Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook

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

Frigidaire Cooktop.

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

Frigidaire Electronic Oven (Model Gleb27S7C)

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

Gadget Organizer

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

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

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

Gel-Grip Entertaining Set

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

Good Grips I-Series Y Peeler

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

Good Grips Jar Opener

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

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

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

Good Grips Measuring Cup Set

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

Good Grips Salad Spinner

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

Good Grips Uplift Kettle

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

Good Grips Utensils

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

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

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

Grater Holder.

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

Grater With Suction Feet (Model 3294)

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

Graviti Mill

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

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

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

Grip Ez Triple Peeler With Multiple Blades

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

Gripper Jar Opener

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

Gripper.

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

Hamilton Beach Black Ice Metal Collection Can Opener, Model 76776

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

Handle Stablizer.

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

Handle-R

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

Hands Free Colander

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

Handy Aid Gripper (Model F75358)

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

Handy Helper (Model F836)

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

Handy Opener (Models Kec160 & Kec160B)

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

Handy Vegetable Peeler

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

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

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

Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook

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

Homecraft Caring Cutlery Set

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

Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils

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

Homemade Vegetable Grater Holder.

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

Hot Hand Hand Protector

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

Hotpoint Countertop Microwave Oven.

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

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

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

Jar & Bottle Holder (Model Ha-4290)

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

Jar Holder Lends A Hand.

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

Jar Opener.

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

Jar Pop Jar Key

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

Jug Kettle Tipper

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

Kettle Pourer (Model Ha-4270)

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

Kitchen Workstation

Kitchen Workstation is designed for use by individuals with limited strength and use of their upper extremity as a result of arthritis, multiple sclerosis or an upper extremity amputation.  The Kitchen Workstation is a multi-functional food preparation unit that provides assistance with many day-to-day kitchen tasks.  It includes a removable grater and slicer, clamp, bread holder for one handed spreading and a removable stainless steel spike for holding fruit or vegetables. There is a raised L-s

Knead Helper

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

Knob Turner

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

Knob Turner.

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

Koffee Kooler

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

Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Lid Lifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Easy Lidlifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Ergo Safety Lid Lifter

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

Kuhn Rikon Gripper Jar Opener, The

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

Kuhn Rikon Parrot 4-In-1 Opener, The

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

Kuhn Rikon Safety Lidlifter Master Opener

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

L'unico Automatic Corkscrew

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

Large Print Recipes For A Healthy Life

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

Large Spike Board

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

Lazy Teapot

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

Legacy Corkpops Wine Bottle Opener

The Legacy CorkPops Wine Bottle Opener is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device inserts a long needle through the cork and into the bottle; when the top is pressed, the cork is popped and the bottle is opened. The opener utilizes a low-pressure, environmentally friendly, EPA-approved propellant to insure a safe and exciting "pop." It features a sleek ergonomic design with a rubberized finish that is design

Lids Off Delux Jar Opener (Model Jw250)

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

Lids Off Jar Opener (Model Jw 200)

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

Low Temp Multi-Stir Chef

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

Maddagrip Opener

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

Magic Chef Talking Microwave Oven

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

Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray

The Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray is a easy release ice tray designed for use by people with grasping or fine motor disabilities of the hand, including arthritis. The Magic Touch Tray has 14 oval depressions, each of which is filled with water and frozen. The shape of the depressions resembles an egg cut lengthwise. When the water has frozen into ice cubes, the user can press on the end of an individual cube to make it stand erect so the cube can be easily grabbed and placed in a glass. The tray is

Magna Wonder Knife

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

Maple Paring Board

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

Marble Cheese Slicer

The Marble Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. These units consist of a marble cutting board with a built-in chrome arm and handle grip. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.75 x 5.5 inches. COLOR: Model 601MW has a white marble cutting board, model 602MB has a

Maytag Built-In Drawer Dishwasher (Model Mdd8000Aws)

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

Measuring Scoop Set

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

Measuring Spoon Set

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

Metrokane Electric Rabbit

The Metrokane Electric Rabbit is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Simply lower the unit onto the bottle and the cork is pulled automatically. Once lifted away from the wine bottle, the device ejects the cork automatically. This corkscrew is equipped with an illuminated liquid crystal display (LCD) screen that shows the number of cork pulls before re-charging. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery. COLOR: Red, black, or silver.

Microwave Dish Holder

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

Microwave Grips

These Microwave Grips, by Pampered Chef®, are designed for persons with disabilities that affect an individual’s ability to securely transfer hot or warm dishes from the microwave to the kitchen counter, kitchen table, or to a serving tray, etc. Made of heat resistant silicone. Raised ridges and bumps are designed to give the user a secure, comfortable hold. One order includes one set of two.

Microwave Oven (Models Mw8650Xs, Mw3500Xs, & Mw1500Xs)

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

Mini Fan

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

Mixing Bowl Holder.

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

Mixing Bowl With Handle (Model 729)

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

Modification Of Electric Can Opener.

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

Modified Tad Jar Opener

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

Mother's 3Rd Arm

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

Mounted Jar Opener (Model F75346)

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

Multi Opener (Model Ha-4288)

Multi Opener, model HA-4288, is a jar or bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This device has a flexible steel band that clamps around the lid of a jar or bottle, holding it firmly. A long crank arm enables the user to turn and open the caps with adjustable screw. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. The device fits lid sizes up to 11 centimeters diameter. WEIGHT: 136 grams.

Multi Top Opener

The Multi Top is a jar, ring top, and twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthitis. This multi-purpose opener opens pop-off caps, pop tabs on soda cans, twist-off bottle caps, cans with pull tabs, and jars with vacuum seals. The device has a secure-grip handle. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 5.75 x 2.75 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds. COLOR: Assorted. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Multi-Opener

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

Multipurpose Kitchen Board

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

My4Hands

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

No Slide Cutting Board

The No Slide Cutting Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Intended for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling, this board is made of polypropylene and mounted on four suction cups to anchor the board securely. Features include stainless steel spikes that hold food in place, and two corner guards to keep bread from sliding when spreading butter or slicing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 12 inches. Th

Non-Slip Bread Board

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

Nordic Ware Microwave Micro Max

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

One Hand Pepper Mill

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

One Handed Chopping Board

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized one-handed chopping board for an individual with hemiplegia resulting from a stroke. The board base made of 16-millimeter plywood with a non-slip rubber underlay to prevent it from moving on the marble tabletop. The base has a laminex overlay and oiled hardwood edging. On the right side of the base there are two strips of polypropylene cutting board material, with two “jaws” mounted between them. The jaws have textured grooves on the inside fac

One Handed Rolling Pin.

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

One Touch Can Opener

The One Touch Can Opener is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Placed on most cans, this opener travels around the lid, cutting below the lid to eliminate sharp, jagged edges. A built-in magnet holds the lid off the food. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 inches. COLOR: White.

One Touch Can Opener Ii

The One Touch Can Opener II is a can opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. Designed to open any cylindrical can with a rim, this opener, when placed on top of a can, travels around the can, and cuts below the lid to prevent sharp, jagged edges. The One Touch II will automatically turn off when operation is complete, and a built in magnet will pick up the lid once the opener is lifted from the can. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteri

One Touch Jar Opener

The One Touch Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device attaches to lids of jars of all types, shapes and sizes and opens them hands-free with the touch of one button. POWER: Requires two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 7.5 x 3.9 x 2.7 inches. WEIGHT: 1 pound. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

One Touch Salt And Pepper Mill

The One Touch Salt and Pepper Mill is a combination salt mill and pepper mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This mill features one-touch operation with a clear chamber for salt and a second clear chamber for peppercorns. The adjustable grind mechanism enables the user to choose the coarseness. This device can also be used to grind other whole spices. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.1 x 2.1 x 7.9 inches. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfac

One Touch Storage Containers, Set Of 3 (Model 16K052A)

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

One Touch Vegetable Slicer

The One Touch Vegetable Slicer is a powered vegetable slicer designed for use by seniors or individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This slicer ensures that the user's fingers are always well away from the blades and the dual plunger system works to prevent any contact between fingers and moving blades. It comes with interchangeable slicing and julienne blades and can be used with a variety of vegetables including potatoes, cucumbers, carrots and zucc

One-Handed Cutting Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to cut and chop during food preparation. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making this simple device. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 14 x 0.75 inches. MATERIALS: Small cutting board with straight edges or a piece of maple or other hardwood in similar dimensions; two stainless steel nails, two stainless steel screws wit

One-Touch Tea Kettle

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

Open Aid

The Open Aid is a twist or screw cap opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor and upper extremity disabilities and arthritis. Designed to fit five different bottle sizes, this device helps with the removal of hard to open medicine bottles. Features include a pointed end to remove tamper-resistant seals and a pointed hooked end to assist in removing cotton ball from new bottles. COLOR: White

Original Magic Opener

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

Out and About 2 Plus - Around the Home

Out and About 2 Plus - Around the Home is an interactive software program designed for use by teenagers through adult who are learning about home management and cooking skills.  This interactive program shows users how to cook dishes such as Sausage and Bean Casserole, Baked Potatoes, Chicken Korma and Apple and Blackberry Crumble. Associated, differentiated activities include: Shelf Life, Information Search, Put in Order, Word search, Shopping List and word processing opportunities.  Out &

Oven Mitt.

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

Oven Rack Push Puller

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

Oven Scoop.

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

Oven Stick

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

Over Stove Mirror (Model 3209)

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

Over-The-Sink Paring Board (Model 3040)

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

Oxo Good Grip Pro Swivel Peeler

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

Oxo Good Grips Bottle Opener

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

Oxo Good Grips Chopper

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

Oxo Good Grips Corn Peeler

The OXO Good Grips Corn Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals withfine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is designed to safely removes multiple rows of kernels from corn cobs with a quick, simple motion. The blade is positioned at an angle to ensure perfectly cut kernels every time, eliminating cutting too shallowly or too deeply. The durable, stainless-steel blade is serrated on both sides enabling both right- and left-handed use. The peeler has a large handl

Oxo Good Grips Mini Chopper

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

OXO Good Grips Mixing Bowls,Model 1059702

OXO Good Grips Mixing Bowls is designed for use by individuals with limited upper strength and grasping as a result of multiple sclerosis or arthritis.  There is a non-slip handle to assist with grip. A non-slip bottom stabilizes the bowls while mixing and a wide lip and spout make it easier to pour contents. It can be used to whisk eggs, mixing batter and other foods.

Oxo Serrated Peeler

The Oxo Serrated Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is equipped with a sharp serrated stainless steel blade that catches onto fruits and vegetables with ease and peels through their skins. It also has a potato eye remover. A non-slip rubber-like handle provides a comfortable grip even during the repetitive action of peeling. The peeler is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 7 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 3

Pan Holder (Model 3011)

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

Pasta Pot Strainer With Locking Lid - 6 Quart

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

Patio Bistro

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

Pego Finger Friendly Cutting Board

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an adjustable cutting board for individuals with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Pego is designed to be an all-in-one cutting board solution. The design consists of a cutting surface, secured knife and pegs that are used to hold food in place while the user chops, dices and minces and keeps fingers out of harm's way. The pegs can be moved into a variety of configurations, allowing the user to place the items on

Pick-Up Tongs (Model 6079)

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

Picture This

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

Plastic Multi Opener (Model Ha-4289)

The Plastic Multi Opener, model HA-4289, is a can or bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This device can be used to open aluminum can tabs, as well as twist resalable and pressure sealed bottle caps. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 15 x 145 x 46 millimeters. WEIGHT: 21 grams.

Plastic Paring Board

The Plastic Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other hand and upper extremity disabilities. Made of durable, waterproof, high-density polyethylene, this board features two rust-resistant pins to secure food during and cutting and chopping. Two removable corner sides keep food from sliding off the board and hold sandwiches in position for cutting or bread in place for buttering. The square board has rounded corners and rubber suction

Polly Power Grip

The Polly Power Grip is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. This lightweight tool has vise-like jaws that adjust to varying widths and that close by squeezing the handles and open by pulling the handles apart. This device aids in providing a firmer grip with more power for pushing, pulling, picking up, turning, squeezing, or holding. This tool can be used to turn keys; open bottles, tubes, small jars, medicine bottles (including

Pop Top Can Opener For Zip Top Cans.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to pry the top off of flip top cans for persons with little finger strength or dexterity. Illustrates construction of a ring top opener using a U bolt with one leg cut off and the other bent, with the end flattened, to which a small metal pin is welded about 1/2 inch from the end. This is fastened to a file handle; a notch is put in the bolt to steady it on the rim of the can. The tip of the bolt is slipped under the ring and a downward motion l

Potato / Vegetable Peeler (Model Sw3225)

The Potato/Vegetable Peeler, model SW3225, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This peeler features a latex-free, built-up, non-slip plastic handle that provides a large, soft gripping surface. The peeler also has an oscilating steel blade. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long; diameter of the handle is 1 inch. WEIGHT: 1.5 ounces.

Pouring Aids

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Friedrich's ataxia to dispense food and beveragesthat come in difficult-to-use containers. Put foods such as flour, rice, and sugar into airtight juice containers with handles. Put milk and juice in sports-cap bottles. MATERIALS: Airtight juice bottles with handles and sports bottles. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html REF: V

Pouring Cup On Stand (Model 20)

The Pouring Cup on Stand, model 20, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This stand-mounted pouring cup allows the user to pour liquids or flour into a container by activating a switch. A second switch returns the cup to an upright position. Cups are marked for measuring, and removable for cleaning. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. OPTION: Replacement cup set with of 2 modified and 2 bottom cups (20X). DIMENSIONS (HxLx

Pouring Stand For Soda Bottles

Wooden tipping stand accommodates one liter soda bottle. Bottle is slid into box, where it is held in place by friction. Bottle can be tipped with a light touch. .

Purrfect Gripper Easy Grip Jar And Bottle Opener

The PurrFect Gripper Jar and Bottle Opener is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This opener is made of thermoplastic elastomer and nylon and features a cat-shaped head at one end designed to fit around the twist top of water or soda bottles to aid in opening them. The body end of this cat-shaped opener is flexible and designed to fit around jar lids of all sizes. Other features include a serrated packaging cutter b

Push / Pull Oven Rack Stick (Model16K042)

The Push Pull Oven Rack Stick, model 16K042, is an oven aid designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities or who use wheelchairs. This device can be used as a reacher or to take racks in an out of ovens. DIMENSIONS: 13 inches long.

Quart Carton Holder

The Quart Carton Holder is designed to make pouring easier for use by individuals with grasping difficulties. Put carton in holder and instantly have handle to facilitate pouring.

Quick Peeler

The Quick Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The soft rubber top slides over the user's finger, providing a safe, stable grip. The stainless steel blade underneath peels fruits and vegetables, eliminating slips and nicks. This device is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: Assorted.

Quikkut

The Quikkut Rocker Knife is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who have limited wrist movement. This knife has a large handle in the middle so that it can be centrally controlled with only minimal pressure. It also features a sturdy, curved stainless steel blade to ensure that maximum cutting pressure is brought to bear on the food. The kinfe can be used with the right or left hand. A wooden storage block is also included. DIMENSIONS (HxW): The knife is 3.55 x

Rabbit Corkscrew

The Rabbit Corkscrew is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This device opens any wine bottle, including those with wide mouths or with crumbling corks. To use, grasp the bottle's neck with the rubberized, ergonomically-shaped gripping handles and pull the top handle down. This causes the eflon-coated corkscrew to burrow into the cork; pushing the handle back up slides the cork out. Moving the handle again ejects the cork from the corkscrew. The unit is mad

Raised Dot Scales (Models 1590 & 1591)

Tactile kitchen scale. Accurate up to 2 pounds. Has zero adjustment. Knowledge of braille not necessary to read raised dots. Tactile 2 pound scale (1590), or Tactile 1 kilo scale (1591). Can be used for weighing postage as well as food.

Range Knob Turner

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities or grasping disabilities to turn a stove on and off. To adapt existing knobs, drill two small holes in the stove knob and in a short dowel. Line up the holes in the dowel with the holes in the knobs and secure the dowel with screws. A similar effect can be achieved by drilling a quarter-inch hole through the knob and inserting a short quarter-inch diameter dowel in the hole. MATERIALS: Dowel. TOOLS: Drill.

Recipe/book Holder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold a recipe or small booklet while cooking. A pants hanger (with clip tabs) is utilized to hold up the book, while the top hook of the hanger allows the item to fastened to a top cabinet knob. COMMENTS: The Recipe/Book Holder helps those who have grasping issues, nearsightedness, or other disabilities that prevent them from viewing a recipe comfortably. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fine motor skills (to attach book/recipe). AUTHOR: King,

Reflex 8 Inch Chefs Knife (Model Aa5245)

The Reflex 8” Chefs Knife, model AA5245, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand and arm strength. The smooth edged reflex handle gives the user more ease in cutting. DIMENSIONS: 8 inch smooth edge.

Relieve Angled Carving Knife (Model 8050 1101)

The Relieve Angled Carving Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polyamide handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 75 grams.

Relieve Angled Knife

The Relieve Angled Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This knife is available in a regular and small size, and the regular size also is available in a folding version. Designed for everyday use, this knife has a large, built-up polycarbonate handle at a right angle to the stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 72 grams (regular size); 37 grams (small).

Relieve Cheese Slicer

The Relieve Cheese Slicer features an ergonomic handle which allows for better grip and precision of slicing. This tool aids in slicing cheeses and vegetables for for those who have grip difficulties, arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. The blade features a wavy surface to speed up use by releasing slice from blade quickly, lessening hand pressure.

Relieve Kitchen Knife (Model 8050 1001)

The Relieve Kitchen Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polypropylene handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 161 grams.

Revolution Basting Brush

The Revolution Basting Brush is a basting brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. Inspired by an artist's brush, it features a crown shape and conical bristles that provide control and even distribution of sauces and marinades. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotation and resistance. The handle has a push/pu

Revolution Jar Scraper

The Revolution Jar Scraper is a jar scraper designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This kitchen utensil has a long, narrow blade to fit through can and jar openings, with one straight edge to scrape flat surfaces in cans, and one rounded edge for curved surfaces in jars and bottles, plus a rim swipe for around jar openings. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which en

Revolution Left-Handed Saute Spoon & Right-Handed Saute Spoon

The Revolution Left-Handed Saute Spoon and Right-Handed Saute Spoon are stirring spoons designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The spoon has a blade for lifting, stirring, and moving ingredients while sauteing. The spoon is available in left-handed and right-handed versions. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotati

Revolution Spatula

The Revolution Spatula is a spatula designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. It has a wooden handle and a silicon blade for stirring and mixing. The small size has a strong, compact blade suitable for mixing crepe or cake batter or for stir-frying and scrambling eggs. The medium spatula has the size and strength suitable for the most commonly performed kitchen tasks, such as folding medium or dense batter or for stirrin

Revolution Spatula Spoon

The Revolution Spatula Spoon is a spatula and serving spoon designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The strong spatula tip of this multi-use tool can be used for breaking up dense ingredients and making roux, while its deep bowl can be used for stirring and serving. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotation and resi

Revolving Spice Rack

Sixteen jar revolving spice rack. Each jar fits into side slot for use. Comes pre filled with herbs and spices.

Ring Pull Can Opener

The Ring Pull Can Opener is a ring top opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The user grasps the handle of this "J" shaped device, and slips a ring top can tab into the slot at the opener's curved end. With the tab in the slot, the user places the curve of the opener on the can's top and rocks back, away from the tab, pulling the can open. This device is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: 5inches long.

Rival 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Slow Cooker (Models Scvc651R-F & Scvc651-F)

The Rival 6.5-Quart Crock-Pot Slow Cooker is a slow cooker designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This stainless steel cooker has a removable stoneware cooking insert and a digital timer. The timer can be set from 30 minutes to 20 hours and when cooking is complete, the unit automatically shifts to warming. The stoneware insert and the lid are dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 11 pounds. COLOR: Model SCVC651R-F is red and model SCVC651-F is stainless steel.

Rival Crock-Pot 5-Quart Smart-Pot With Countdown Programmable Timer (Model Scrc500-W)

The Rival 5-Quart Crock-Pot Smart-Pot, model SCRC500-W, is a slow cooker designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This stainless steel cooker has a removable stoneware cooking insert and a countdown digital timer. The timer can be set from 30 minutes to 20 hours and when cooking is complete, the unit automatically shifts to warming. The stoneware insert and the lid are dishwasher safe. COLOR: White.

Robot Chef

Robot Chef is a prototype chef that is capable of producing meals from a collection of over 2,000 recipes.  It can be used by individuals with limited upper extremity and lower extremity strength, coordination and endurance associated with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, stroke or spinal cord injury.  Robot Chef uses natural motions learned from Tim Anderson, a human chef and winner of the BBC's MasterChef competition in 2011.  The hands are produced by Shadow Robot Company. 

Rotato Express

The Rotato Express is an electric vegetable peeler designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The unit can be used to peel a variety of vegetables. The user centers the food on the unit’s bottom spokes and presses gently, then lowers the upper section so that it grasps the food and holds it securely. With the height adjustable lever, the user raises the cutter arm so it rests on top of the food to be peeled, and presses the button. This unit has two st

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray (Model 912B)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a C-shaped recessed cracker well. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacemen

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray With Green Marble Inlay (Model 912Mg)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a round marble inlay to help keep cheese cool and firm. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceabl

Safe Edge Can Opener

The Safe Edge Can Opener is a manual can opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or dexterity disabilities or arthritis. This can opener opens from the top rather than the side, eliminating sharp edges and preventing lids from falling into the can. Designed for left- or right-handed use, this once-around opener has a large non-slip rubber handle. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.

Saladshooter (Model 02910)

The SaladShooter is a fruit and vegetable slicer for people with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, arthritis and upper extremity amputation. The user places fruits or vegetables in 1.5 x 2 inches opening at the top of this handheld unit, and turns the power switch on. The user then pushes the fruits or vegetables through unit with a plunger attachment in to the rotating cutting blades. The SaladShooter includes two types of blades - slicing and shredding. All parts except the motorized

Santoku Quadknife

The Santoku Quadknife is an adapted kitchen knife specifically designed for quadriplegics or other people with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. The Santoku Quadknife is available in Lightweight and Heavy Duty models, and both models are available for the right or left hand in a range of custom sizes. Made with aluminum and stainless steel, the Santoku Quadknife attaches to the user's arm with a forearm cuff and a U-shaped bracket that fits over the palm and bac

Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press With Hold Release (Model Vs107)

The Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press with Hold Release, model VS107, is a plastic bag sealer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This vacuum food sealer comes equipped with one-touch vacuum and seal buttons with indicator lights, a removable dishwasher-safe drip tray, and Microban antimicrobial product protection. In addition, its accessory port allows for sealing with canisters, bottle stoppers, minute marinating canisters, and more. Other features inclu

Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press With Hold Release (Model Vs230)

The Seal-A-Meal Food Sealer Press with Hold Release, model VS230, is a plastic bag sealer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This vacuum food sealer comes equipped with one-touch vacuum and seal buttons with indicator lights, a removable dishwasher-safe drip tray, integrated bag roll holder and cutter, and Microban antimicrobial product protection. In addition, its accessory port allows for sealing with canisters, bottle stoppers, minute marinating ca

Seasonart

Battery operated seasoning dispenser. Operated by small, square push button to select a spice. The selection falls into a dispenser in increments of 1/3, 1/4, 1/2 teaspoon or 1 tablespoon. Will hold up to 16 different spices. Batteries not included. Dimensions: 12 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep by 3 3/4 inches high., Weighs: 6 pounds, 7 ounces.

See-Easy Large Print Cookbook

The See-Easy Large Print Cookbook, by Elinor O' Grady, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 258-page cookbook has 200 recipes in 24-point type. The book is a paperback with spiral binding that allows the pages to lie flat. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9 inches.

Sentino Cooktop

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a cooktop for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Sentino Cook Top is designed to make cooking simpler and safer for individuals with visual disabilities. It features three cooking surfaces with indentations around each surface so that the user can locate them without risking being burned. The Sentino Cook Top's has tactile controls in front of each cooking surface that provide tactile and audio feedback when activated. The

Sento Cookware

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of tactile cookware for individuals who are blind or have low vision to use in meal preparation. For people who are blind or have low vision, meal preparation and cooking can be daunting and dangerous. Sento cookware provides a variety of utensils with unique tactile qualities for easy identification. This flame-resistant, easy to measure, friendly looking cookware is great for the beginner-cook as well. TITLE: Tactile Cookware for the Blin

Sharp Insight Pro Microwave Drawer Oven (Models Kb-6524 & Kb-6525)

The Sharp Insight Pro Microwave Drawer Oven is an undercounter microwave oven designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or with limited arm strength. This 1,000-watt oven has a large cooking cavity that is tall enough to hold a 20-ounce takeout cup of coffee and wide enough to fit a 9 x 13 inch oblong dish. The drawer slides are low to enable the user to reach into the cooking area and clean the top and back walls. The door has a motorized mechanism for opening and closing, which can b

Silicone Handle Protector

This Silicone Handle Protector, by Pampered Chef®, is designed to help persons using the oven to safely transfer hot dishes from the oven to the table. These heat protectors fit Pampered Chef Executive and Stainless Cookware, plus a variety of other handles. Waffle pattern creates air-pocket insulation; interior ridges provide added grip. Heat-resistant to 536°F (280°C). Dishwasher-safe.

Simply Cooking

Simply Cooking is a cookbook designed simple cooking instructions for individuals who may have limited or no reading skills. The easy-to-use cooking guide with 45 recipes is divided into steps that are simply described and fully illustrated. The recipes are arranged from simple to more complex dishes, and a suggested menu list outlines the preparation and cooking times of each item. Preparation symbols and utensil lists are included and each recipe begins with an illustrated ingredients list. Th

Single Built In Wall Oven.

Single built in wall oven. Control knobs mounted above oven door. Porcelain door with window opens down. Self cleaning oven, digital clock. Models to fit 24 or 27 inch opening.

Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler

The Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler features a very sharp ceramic blade that lasts ten times longer than steel. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this peeler has an ergonomic design that fits comfortably in both small and large hands and has a wide, lightweight non-slip handle. The ceramic blade is non-allergenic, chemically neutral, and impervious to acid, fat and salt. This peeler will n

Sliceperfect Kitchen Slicing System (Model 1101)

The SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, model 1101, is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. With the SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, the user can safely slice bread, bagels, vegetables, or meat in consistent thicknesses. The system includes a hardwood cutting board, a plastic cutting board insert or cutting guide, and a knife. DIMENSIONS: Foods can be sliced to thicknesses of 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, or 0.75 inches.

Slicing Frame (Model H75327)

The Slicing Frame, model H75327, is a cutting guide designed to assist in cutting food items straight, or with the use of only one hand. The frame is made of plastic and adjusts for six slice thicknesses from 1/16 to 1 inch. DIMENSIONS: 13.75 x 5 3/8 x 5.75 inches.

Slicing Guide

The Slicing Guide is a food cutting guide designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Slicing Guide clamps around the item to be sliced, and its six slots are then used to guide even slices. Made of metal, this device can be used to slice meat, bread, and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 4 x 6 inches. Slices are 0.5-inch thick.

Slicing Knife (Model H75326)

The Slicing Knife, model H75326, is a serrated kitchen knife with a vertical grip handle. The knife has a 9-inch steel blade that tapers to a point, and a plastic handle.

Slide In Range, Compact 21 Inch Range.

Electric ranges with control knobs mounted on front of range. Easy clean recessed cooktop, tilt lock calrod surface heating units, infinite heat control knobs, oven light, slide in model available with self cleaning oven.

Smoke Free Indoor Grill

Tabletop broiler, electric element broils from bottom. Grease and juices drain to lower tray. Broiling surface, 10 by 15 inches. Seven rotisserie height positions. Heating element self cleaning. Stainless steel construction with aluminum drip tray. Disassembles for cleaning and storage. WEIGHT: 14.5 pounds.

Snackman Motion-Activated Treat And Candy Dispenser

The SnackMan Motion-Activated Treat and Candy Dispenser is a motion-activated snack and candy dispenser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities. This large dispenser fills from the top and dispenses unwrapped candy, unsalted nuts, sunflower seeds or other snacks (not included) when a hand moves in front of the motion sensor below the bowl using the portion-control knob. The unit holds six cups and can be set to dispense a small handful, a large handful, or

Sologrip One-Handed Jar Opener

Sologrip is an ergonomic kitchen utensil designed to make opening jars and bottles easy. The device allows a user to open a jar, twist cap, or food top with one hand. The non-slip base provides a secure grip on counter tops. Designed to fit inside standard kitchen drawers for hidden access and storage. DIMENSIONS: 15 3/4 inches length x 8 1/4 inches width x 3 inches height. WEIGHT: 1 pound. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Speak N' Brew Coffee Maker

The Speak N' Brew Coffee Maker is a voice input and voice output coffee maker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stainless steel 10-cup coffee maker is equipped with an internal chip that understands speech and is used to set the clock or program the brew time. The user speaks the time he or she wants the coffee ready and the device answers, confirming the time. The time is also shown in a display window as the device can also be manually operated. Features in

Special Teatime

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille embossed thermos to aid individuals who are blind or have low vision to brew a cup of tea. Special Teatime includes a timer integrated into the thermos screw top, an infuser, and a water-level indicator with Braille labeling. The user fills the thermos with water, checking the level of the rising water with the water-level indicator. The user then places the tea leaves or tea bag into the infuser, and places it at the mouth of t

Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener (Model 6017)

The Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener, model 6017, is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities. Made of durable plastic, this rectangular device has three inverted rubber cones that ensure a secure fit for any round glass or plastic container. By fitting the container into one of the three conic openings, the user can open bottle tops or lids with the use of one hand. Non-slip rubber feet on the base

Spoon Holder

The Spoon Holder is a utensil holder designed to enable users with limited grip or manual dexterity to grasp, measure, and pour measuring spoons without having to pick them up off a flat surface. The holder is made of a block of pine wood with depressions in the top to hold four measuring spoons of varying sizes (a tablespoon, a teaspoon, half a teaspoon, and a quarter teaspoon). PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Developed by Andre Paquette for users with poor dexterity and weak arms who have difficulty us

Sta-Steady Paring Boards (Models 31034 & 31036)

Sta-Steady Paring Boards, Models 31034 and 31036, are cutting boards designed for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling. Both models are constructed of high density plastic and have rust-resistant pins to anchor food, and two corner retainers to keep foods from sliding. Four suction cups on the underside secure the board to the countertop or other surface. DIMENSIONS: The standard model, number 31036, is 8 x 8 inches, and the deluxe model, numb

Stainless Steel Locking Strainer Lid Pasta Pot Set

The Stainless Steel Locking Strainer Lid Pasta Pot Set is a 2-piece cookware set that enables individuals with limited upper extremity strength or dexterity or who are blind or have low vision to drain cooked foods safely. The set includes a 6 quart pot and a 2 quart pot, both made of stainless steel with cool hollow handles and knob. To lock the straining lid onto the pot, the user turns the lid 90 degrees, and the lid is held securely while hot liquid is poured out.

Standard Kettle Tipper (Model Aa5770)

The Standard Kettle Tipper, model AA5770, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This unit has a coated base supporting a platform which accommodates gallon jugs, tea kettles etc. Four pillars hold the container in position and enable liquids to be poured by tilting the platform. The platform cannot move forward or backward accidently.

Sticky Bowl, Model NC35203

Sticky Bowl has been designed for chefs and people with fine motors disabilities  home use to secure bowls, plates and platters to a flat surface. This bowl has one side larger than the other to accommodate a larger range of bowl sizes. It simplifies stirring and mixing for one handed use. It can be easily placed on any smooth surface (stainless steel, laminate, glass, granite, marble, wood, etc.) by pressing in center of the bowl with fingers and it can be easily release by tilting the large le

Stove Knob Turner, Long (Model 16K023)

The Stove Knob Turner, Long, model 16K023, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, grasping or fine motor disabilities, or limited hand strength. This stove knob turner features a lightweight scratch free aluminum rod with a long handle that aids the user in grasping and turning stove knobs or reaching over hot pots.

Stove Top Fire Fighter

The Stove Top Fire Fighter is a heat protection device designed for use with individuals with dementia, Alzheimer's disease, or cognitive disabilities. This chemical fire extinguisher in a can attaches magnetically to the exhaust fan hood over a stove. If a fire starts on the burner as a result of cooking food left unattended or a burner left on, the device activates, dumping bicarbonate of soda on the flames. Each individual unit protects two burners.

Suction Brush

The Suction Brush is an all-purpose brush on a suction base that can be used as a dishwashing brush, a nail brush, oe a denture brush by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The brush secures to sinks and counters using two attached rubber suction cups. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 4 x 2 inches.

Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispenser

The Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispanser is a sugar dispenser designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of one hand, or fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This dispenser looks like a peppermill but does not require twisting; a button on the top of the unit is pressed once to dispense the equivalent of a packet of sugar (a half teaspoon). This dispenser can also be used with with a sugar substitute or powdered coffee creamer. A refill funnel is stored in the ba

Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser (Model 3211)

The Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser, model 3211, is designed to heat water quickly for individuals who want to avoid using the stove or rangetop for boiling water. It heats 16 ounces of water in about 90 seconds at the touch of a button. It can be used for making coffee, tea, soup, cereal, or cocoa. The unit has auto shut off and a storable cord.

Super Shakers

Super Shakers are salt and pepper shakers designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. These glass shakers have a sleeve fitted between the mouth of the container and the metal shaker top. The sleeve on the salt shaker is marked with a large raised "S," a Braille "S," and two additional vertical lines. The sleeve for the pepper shaker is marked with a large raised "P" and a Braille "P." The absence of vertical lines further distinguishes the sal shaker from the pepper shaker. A

Swedish Bread And All-Around Knife (Model 28238)

The Swedish Bread and All-Around Knife, model NC 28238, is a large-handle kitchen knife designed to assist people with limited hand strength in cutting and chopping foods by requiring minimal pressure. The large handle is affixed to the serrated stainless steel blade at a right angle. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 6.5 inches long.

Swedish Tap Turner (Model 16K037A)

The Swedish Tap Turner, model 16K037A, is a multi-pin tap and knob turner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or limited grip strength. This device features a large handle and multiple nylon pins on the face to grasp many shapes of taps and knobs. The device is made of plastic.

Swing Capsule

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a kitchen knife for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The designer believes that traditional knives are not suitable for the elderly because the center of mass is located in the rear when people push down. The solution is the Swing Capsule kitchen knife. The handle can be rotated up and over the blade to create a more centered balanced while keeping the users fingers safely away fr

Swiss Magic Jar Opener

The Swiss Magic Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The user can secure the opener onto the lid of the jar, rotate the knob to open and close the jaws around the lid, then turn the handle to remove the lid. This device can be used with lids that are .25 to 1 inch thick.

Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven

The Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven is designed for individuals with low vision. Whether you are making breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, this versatile Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven toasts, cooks, broils and reheats a variety of foods. Enjoy your favorite muffins, individual pizzas, casseroles or small chicken parts-cooked to perfection right on your countertop. 22 Tactile markings for all Temperature, Function and Timer/Toast settings make this Convection Toaster Oven

Talking Cooking Thermometer

The Talking Cooking Thermometer is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It measures the temperature of food with a stainless steel probe. The temperature measurement range is 55 to 257 degrees Fahrenheit, with an accuracy of one degree. The speech is in a female voice. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included).

Talking Liquid Jug

The Talking Liquid Jug is a voice output liquid measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can be used to measure liquids such as water, milk, or cooking oil. With a capacity of two liters, it measures in ounces, pints, or using the metric system. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS HxLxW): 9.5 x 8 x 6 inches.

Tap Turner (Model 16K025)

The Tap Turner, model 16K025, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This device clamps onto a water tap or a door knob to convert knobs that are difficult to turn into levers. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches (6 centimeters) diameter.

Tape Recorder (Model 390, 390-8)

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

Teapot Pouring Stand.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stable hinged platform to hold hot or heavy containers such as tea or coffee pots, and to pour the liquid by tilting, rather than lifting the pot. Provides a pattern and instructions for building a pouring stand for tea or coffee pots, made of plywood and a piece of dowelling. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 74-79 NARIC

Television (Model 452)

The Television is designed to be switch adaptable for individuals with physical disabilities. It is designed to safely interrupt the power supply so that the user does not have to use batteries. However, if portability is desired, the TV will operate from internal batteries. If no switch is added, the set will play like an unadapted set. When it is adapted with a switch, added circuitry allows the TV to stay on or off each time the switch is activated.

Tenura Silicone Jar Opener

The Tenura Silicone Jar Opener is a non-slip jar opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis and those with the use of one hand. Made of silicone, this device provides a firmer grip for the user when twisting, turning or squeezing jar lids and containers. It can also be used on handles and door knobs. This product is non-toxic, dishwasher safe and heat resistant up to 482 degrees Fahrenheit. DIMENSIONS: 4.63 inches in diameter. COLORS: Red, blue and

The Gripper (Model 16L003A)

The Gripper, model 18L003A, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This indoor/outdoor gripper fits over existing handles such as spigots and other hard-to-turn handles. It comes with two separate grip locks making it compatible with most valve and spigot handles. The device also features red and blue indicator caps that aid in identifying hot and cold valves in the laundry area.

The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a one-hand kitchen equipment device for individuals who have use of only one hand. The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment is designed for both right and left handed people to use and includes seven products uses in all. This is specialized kitchen equipment includes one-handed food cutting equipment, one-handed different diameter tubes opener, one-handed fruits and vegetables cutting and peeling equipment, one-hand changeable graters, food box,

TheraSIP Thera Straws Set for Swallowing Trainer

TheraSIP Thera Straws are swallowing trainers designed for people with palsy and other mobility disabilities. They are designed with a  decreasing interior diameters and restrict bolus size and maximize safe intake of thin liquids, a safe method for keeping individuals on thin liquids. They can be shaped (bent) by placing in a microwave, shortened as needed, and cleansed after each use. Recommended for individual use only.

Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 805B)

The Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 805B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural

Tilting Bottle Rest (Model F74577-0000)

The Tilting Bottle Rest, model F74577-0000, is an adjustable bottle holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of polypropylene, this bottle rest holds soda or water bottles at a 30 or 45-degree angle for drinking with a straw. Simply slide the base of bottle into the box and place it on any flat surface. A removable V-notch support makes changing the angle at which a bottle is held easy. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4.4 x 6.6 x 5 inches.

Top Off

The Top Off is a twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, use of one hand, or arthritis. This lightweight, portable device enables users to open twist off and pop off bottles with one hand. The user puts the opener over the bottle, pushes down, and the cap pops off. Very little pressure needed for removing caps. COLOR: White.

Tornado Wine Bottle Opener (Model Tc-20)

The Tornado Wine Bottle Opener, model TC-20, is a corkscrew designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This device uses an air lift action that pops the cork with a push of a button. The unit uses a cartridge of inert propellant to pop the cork. The included cartridge opens approximately 60 bottles. The cartridge rests completely inside the top portion of Tornado’s body. The ergonomic design features a soft touch finish and brushed ch

Trio Jar And Bottle Opener (Model 920296)

The Trio Jar and Bottle Opener, model 920296, is a jar and twist cap bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or other upper extremity disabilities. Made of plastic with a rubber surface on the bottom, the unit comes with a rubber pad to hold jars and bottles while they are being opened with the handle. The unit can be used to open vacuum lids, twist lids up to five inches in diameter, open bottle caps, and open pry-up and pop-up caps. The included ru

Twist & Pop

The Twist & Pop is a twist top, pop top, and ring top opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This plastic opener has a hole that fits over twist tops for opening as well as openers for pop top bottles and ring top cans.

Twist Knob Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a person with difficulty manipulating small objects to deal with small knobs which must be pushed and turned. Manipulating device made of a length of broomstick or dowel drilled and countersunk at one end to take a baby bottle nipple, which is glued inside. This is pushed against the knob which can then be turned. A smaller piece of dowel can be pushed into a hole drilled through the other end of the broomstick to provide more of a grip

Twister Jar Opener

The Twister Jar Opener is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. Made of chromed steel, the opener clamps to the jar lid and opens the jar with a twist of the wooden handle. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 1 5/8 inches. The device opens jars from 0.5 to 4.5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 3.2 ounces.

Under Shelf Jar Opener (Model G812)

The Under Shelf Jar Opener, model G812, is a jar lid opener designed to be installed under a shelf, counter or cabinet to assist individuals with the use of only one hand. The unit will open any screw lid from 3/8 inch to 3 3/8 inches without adjustment. To operate, the jar lid is slipped into the opener until it is securely wedge; then the jar can be turned with one hand. The unit is made of plastic with a hardened steel knurled gripper. The unit will not remove pry off caps.

Under-Counter Jar Lid Opener (Model 3088)

The Under-Counter Jar Lid Opener, model 3088, is a jar opener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or the use of only one hand. The jar opener is designed for mounting under a cabinets or counters to aid in opening jar lids from 3/8 to 3-inches in diameter. The device consists of hardened steel knurled gripper mounted in a durable plastic casing.

Universal Turner

The Universal Turner "Pigge" is a knob and tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. The device consists of a unit with retractable stainless steel pins attached to an L-shaped, latex-free plastic handle to increase turning leverage.When pressed against an irregularly-shaped item, knob or control, such as keys, dead bolts faucets, or stove controls, the retractable pins conform to and grip the object to be turned. The handle provides turnin

Using The Oven.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Describes modified utensils to aid in using the oven. oven. Suggests using a wood sliding board between the oven rack and a utility cart for people with muscle weakness; using a wooden stick with a V indentation on the end and a hook indentation on the side, for pushing and pulling oven racks; using a bent coathanger to pull out the rack, and using a velcro loop around the oven door to pull the door open using the arm for people with weak hands. Includ

Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 819B)

The Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 819B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 7 x 4.75 inches. COLOR: Natur

Vegetable Brush (Model Sw3235)

The Vegetable Brush, model SW3235, is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand, or other upper extremity disabilities.This brush features two suction cups on the base to secure it to counters or other smooth surfaces. It is also designed for comfortable gripping while holding. The brush is equipped with stiff nylon bristles for scrubbling potatoes, vegetables, and fruit. Two prongs at one end of the brush can be used to remove eyes and other bad spots. The other end i

Vegetable Scrubber (Model 16K035)

The Vegetable Scrubber, model 16K035, is a vegetable brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. The scrub brush has suction cups underneath that can be mounted on a kitchen counter or inside a sink to hold the scrubber in place during use.

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife is vertical handle rocker knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This knife requires predominantly downward pressure and minimal rocking motion to cut. The knife has a weighted blade with a hollow ground 440 stainless steel edge. The knife is designed on a vertical axial plane design that provides control when pushing down, limiting slippage and increasing force. The tall wood and epoxy handle keeps hands and finge

Wall-Mounted Can Opener And Stand

The Wall-Mounted Can Opener with Stand, also called the Croydon Can Opener and Stand is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with limited grasping ability. The unit consists of a wall-mounted stand that positions the can beneath the can opener blade, enabling the can to be opened with one hand using the built-in crank handle. DIMENSIONS: Opens cans up to 4.75 inches in diameter and 6 inches high.

Whirlpool Cooktop (Model Sc8536Er)

36 inch gas cooktop includes built in griddle with cover, lift up cooktop with 4 burners, infinite heat control, and electronic ignition.

Whirlpool Cooktop (Model Sc8900Emh)

Gas downdraft burners and grill requires no vent hood. Surface unit module has two burners and a steak grill module. Features infinite surface burner controls and solid state ignition. Optional ducting that permits ducting down through the floor or the back wall.

Whirlpool Oven (Model Rs575Pxr)

Electric range has built in, self cleaning oven, plug in steak grill module, and two burners. Features digital automatic meal timer clock, full width storage drawer, and black glass oven door with window. Available in slide in model or as a free standing unit.

Wine Bottle Holder

The Wine Bottle Holder is designed to enable persons with limited gripping ability to open a bottle of wine by holding the bottle in place and allowing the user to use two hands to engage a corkscrew. The device consists of a rectangular section of wood screwed into the corner of a kitchen drawer. Indentation in the wood holds the bottle against the drawer corner. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Dave Dolman for a user who had only one good gripping hand, making it difficult to hold the bottle

Zim Undercabinet Jar Opener (Models Z-3 & Z-4)

The Zim Undercabinet Jar Opener is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and limited strength or motion in the hands or arms. The Undercabinet Jar Opener is made of steel and mounts securely on the bottom of a cabinet. It can open jars or screw-top or pop-top bottles up to 3.5 inches in diameter. Mounting screws are included.

Zim Wall Mount Jar Opener (Models Z-3)

The Zim Wall Mount Jar Opener, model Z-3, is a jar and bottle openers designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and limited strength or motion in the hands or arms. The Z-3 is made of steel and mounts securely on a wall. It can open screw-top or pop-top bottles up to 3.5 inches in diameter. Mounting screws are included.

 
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