Dressing

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'lastic Laces

'Lastic Laces are coiled elastic shoelaces designed to convert any shoe to a slip on for people who have difficulty tying shoes. The user simply laces the shoe and pulls the laces to the desired tension. The laces coil when released to hold them in position to allow the shoe to be put on or removed without tying or relacing. COLOR: White, black, black and white, black with sparkles, magenta, teal, purple, teal, tan, brown, and blue.

3M Durapore Silk Cloth Hypoallergenic Tape, Model-1538-0

3M Durapore Silk Cloth Hypoallergenic Tape is a silk-like tape with hypoallergenic adhesive that offers high strength and adhesion for secured dressing. It's adhesion provides security for critical taping situations and is excellent for securing regular and bulky dressings, tubing, and immobilization. Adheres well to dry skin.

Ableware Deluxe Flexible Sock And Stocking Aid

The Ableware Deluxe Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This aid has a flexible plastic core with a three-finger design. The core is lined with nylon to reduce friction and covered with terry cloth on the bottom to prevent the sock from slipping. Two long loop handles aid in pulling the device. To use the sock or compression stocking is slipped over the aid with the three fingers toward the toe. The aid is

Ableware Shoehorn With T Handle

The ABLEWARE Shoehorn with T Handle is a long handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending to put on shoes and who have arthritis or other disabilities of the hand. The T-shaped handle reduces the need for the user to fully close the hand or rotate the wrist. DIMENSIONS: 19.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 0.218 pounds.

Aid For Putting On Socks.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help pull on a sock for a person with insufficient knee bend to reach the foot. Materials include heavy paper (the weight of a file folder), a yard or so of twill tape and 2 stocking garters. Provides instructions for making the aid and instructions for use. Includes a grid pattern for the paper form, and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. Assembly. AUTHOR: Kernaleguen, A TITLE: Clothing Designs for the Handicapped REF: Edmonton, Alberta,

Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)

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

Assistive Device Kit (Model A665322)

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

Boot Threader.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wood frame shaped like a boot with holes through which a child can practice lacing and tying shoes. Two plywood pieces 4 by 5 inches are cut into boot shapes with holes drilled in appropriate places; the two pieces are fastened at the "sole" to a wood strip 2 by 4 inches in size. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Toys for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 85-86. Also avai

Bra Angel

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

Bracelet Assistant

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

Bracelet Fastening Tool

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

Brass Shoehorn (Model Or-0009)

The Brass Shoehorn, model OR-0009, is a shoehorn designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, arthritis, or back pain. Made of polished brass, this unbendable shoehorn is designed to make changing shoes effortless. DIMENSIONS: 11 inches long.

Buckinghan Bra-Angel

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

Buckle Puzzle

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

Butler Application Aid

The Butler Application Aid is a folding stocking and pantyhose aid designed to assist individuals with limited hand grip to put on compression stockings.

Button Adaptations

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

Button Aid (Model R612 & R613)

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

Button Hook (Model Bk2022)

The Button Hook is a button aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or fine motor disabilities, or those with use of only one hand. Features include a rubber handle and a wire loop that the user can slip through the button hole, grab the button wire, and pull button back through the button hole.

Button Hook -- Zipper Pull

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

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

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

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

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

Button Hook/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28635)

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

Button Hooks

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

Buttoning Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Button on elastic thread which can be used on any long sleeved garment. The elastic is fastened around the button on the sleeve and the button it is fastened to is put through the button hole. The sleeve can then be pulled over the hand. Describes button device made with a standard button and thin elastic thread which is crocheted into a chain and tied to the button in a loop. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Sokaler, R A TITLE: Buttoning Aid JOURNAL:

Clear Zipper Pull

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

Coilers

Coilers are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals who have decreased finger dexterity or who are unable to bend or reach to tie shoes. Once the shoes are laced, the foot can simply slide into the shoe and then the ends of the laces are pulled to tighten the shoe. The lace ends coil after pulling to eliminate the need for tying. COLOR: Tan, brown, navy blue, red, royal blue, purple, teal, white, magenta, denim, black, yellow rainbow, green tweed, magenta tweed, pink rainbow, or camou

Collapsible Shoe Horn (Model Sw3150)

The Collapsible Shoe Horn, model SW3150, is a long-handled sho horn designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other lower extremity disabilities. This device consists of a short, clip-on shoe horn attached to a long string with a ball grip handle. To use, the shoe horn clips to the back of the shoe, the shoe is lowered to the floor with the string, and the shoe horn is used to guide the foot into the shoe. The shoe horn is then loosened and removed by tugging on the string. DIMENSIONS: T

Collar And Cuff Button Extender (Model 2136)

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

Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull

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

Combination Dressing Stick And Shoehorn

The Combination Dressing Stick and Shoehorn is a long-handled and shoehorn and dressing stick designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of hard, durable plastic, this device features a large angled hook that holds and pulls clothing, and a long, notched shoehorn at the opposite end for removing socks. This aid also features a push/pull pointer for opening and closing drawers and doors, turning on and off light switches, and retrievi

Complete Hip Kit (Model A665-320)

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

Compression Sock Aid

The Compression Sock Aid is a sock aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or mobility or grasping disabilities. Designed with a heel guide for putting on compression socks, this device features an extra wide design for people with edema or large feet, and high handles to reduce the need for bending or stretching. The sock aid is easily assembled and disassembled for travel. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 17 inches high.

Compression Stocking Aid (Models A75440 & A75441)

The Compression Stocking Aid, model A75440 and A75441, is a stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending or stretching to put on compression stockings. This device consists of a flexible plastic form which folds to fit inside a stocking to keep it open while the foot is placed in it. Grooves catch the stocking and keep it from sliding off the form until it is removed by pulling on the attached cord. As the cord is pulled, the unit slides out of the stocking, pulling t

Curly Elastic Shoelaces

Curly Elastic Shoelaces are designed for use by individuals who cannot tie their shoes. The shoes are laced and then the user pulls on the ends of the laces to tighten as desired. When released, the ends of the laces coil, preventing the ends from dragging. The shoes stay laced and can be put on like a slip-on.

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

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

Deluxe Dressing Stick (Models A69820 & A6983)

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

Deluxe Dressing Stick (Models Nc28575, Nc28576, & Nc28628)

The Deluxe Dressing Stick, models NC28575, NC28576 and NC28628, is designed to help those with limited reach and physical disabilities put on and remove clothing. The birch shaft features a plastic-coated, two-pronged hook at one end and a smaller single hook at the other end. DIMENSIONS: The stick is 5/8 inch in diameter and 27 inches long (NC28575), 18 inches long (NC28576), and 27.5 inches long (NC28628, collapsible to 14.5 inches). WEIGHT: 5 ounces (NC285575) and 3 ounces (NC28576).

Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set

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

Deluxe Sock Aid

The Deluxe Sock Aid is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending or stretching to put on socks. This device consists of a flexible plastic sheet which folds to fit inside a sock to keep it open while the foot is placed in it. The nylon inner lining reduces friction on the skin and the terry cloth outer covering keeps the unit inside the sock until removed by pulling on the attached cloth straps. As the straps are pulled, the unit slides out of the sock, pulling the sock over th

Developmental Play Cube And Developmental Panel

The Developmental Play Cube and Developmental Panel are therapeutic aids designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. The developmental play cube is a four sided vinyl covered solid foam 12 inch cube. The developmental panel is a single square vinyl covered solid foam 17 inch cushion. All include zippers, lacing, buttons, bow ties, hook n loop, and chrome enclosure. The panel can be used to develop hand eye skills.

Device To Pull Up Slacks, Pants And Clothing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hook device to pull up pants and other clothing. Instructions for a device made of a strong wire bent double with the wires 1/2 inch apart, the end bent again to form a hook. The other end is crimped into a piece of 5/8 inch tubing. The hook end is fastened through loops on pants and the pants can be pulled up without bending over. Loops may need to be sewn on other items of clothing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: M

Dexterity Centers

Various triangular, cube, rectangular and desk shaped foam shapes. Vinyl covered. Features lacing, zipping, buckling, snapping activities on their surface.

Diy Device To Assist With Getting Dressed

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

Diy Wheelchair Rain Poncho

DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: The DIY Wheelchair Rain Poncho allows users in wheelchairs to enjoy outdoor activities, even when raining. The poncho not only covers the user, but the chair as well (without touching the ground). TITLE: Wheelchair Rain Poncho Tutorial WEBSITE: http://adaptingcreatively.blogspot.com/search/label/Tuesday%20Tutorial?u....

Double Ezy Sock Helper

The Double Ezy Sock Helper is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. Constructed of plastic-coated steel, this aid has two columns over which the socks or hose are stretched. Once the hose are on the frame, the user inserts his/her toes and pulls up on the side handles until the hose are properly positioned.

Dowel Pin Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Dowels with hooks on one end to pull up clothing which has had loops sewn on the sides, for someone with arthritis or difficulty in bending down. Two pieces of dowel about 2 feet long and the best diameter for ease of grasping, with cup hooks screwed into one end, to be used to pull up clothing, such as pants and skirts, which have had fabric loops sewn into them. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Sargent, J V TITLE: An Easier Way: H

Dr. Joseph's Universal Adl Accessories

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

Dressez

DressEZ is a combination long-handled shoe horn with a built up handle and dressing stick designed to assist people with difficulty bending or other physical disabilities in performing dressing tasks. The DressEZ has a push-pull "S" hook at one end with smooth, round edges, and a rubberized coating. The shoehorn at the other end also has smooth, rounded edges. The intervening shaft is thick for ease in grasping. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.

Dressing Band.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Dressing strap to hold the knee in at least 90 degrees of flexion so both hands are free to position and pull on clothing. Strap made of 2 inch elasticized webbing, measured to fit each patient, sewn into a loop then sewn to make a small loop for the foot. The other end loops around the thigh. COMMENTS: Intended to be used with a dressing stick. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Easton, L W; Horan, A L TITLE: Dressing Band JOURNAL: American Journal of O

Dressing Frame Sets (Models Aa371 & Aa372)

Dressing Frame Sets, models AA371 and AA372, are dressing frames designed for use by children with physical or cognitive disabilities practicing dressing skills. These dressing frames encourage beginners to practice dressing skills and develop finger dexterity. The sturdy, lightweight frames feature extra-large snaps, buttons, etc. One set (AA371) includes zip, snap, and button dressing frames; the other set (AA372) includes buckle, lace and tie dressing frames, Frames are made from solid hardwo

Dressing Stick

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

Dressing Stick

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. To make this device, pre-drill starter holes in each end of dowel. Insert dowel into pipe insulation, if desired. Put a dab of glue in one hole of in the dowel. Twist the cup holder into hole, being careful not to split dowel. Put a dab of glue in open hole at other end of dowel. Twist the hat/coat hook into hole, being careful not to split dow

Dressing Stick & Folding Dressing Stick

The Dressing Stick is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty reaching or bending while dressing. Both models have a large hook at one end to assist in pulling on shirts and sweaters or in pulling up skirts or pants. A smaller hook at the other end aids in pulling zippers or shoelace loops. The folding model has a center joint for folding. DIMENSIONS: The Dressing Stick is 24 inches long and the folding model is 27.5 inches long and folds to 14.5 inches long for transport and storage

Dressing Stick (Model Da-5201)

The Dressing Stick, model DA-5201, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or mobility disabilities. It has a smooth wooden shaft with a large plastic coated "C" hook at one end and a push/pull hook at the other, and can be used to position clothing. DIMENSIONS: 690 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 127 grams.

Dressing Sticks With Garter Clips (Model F73879)

The Dressing Sticks with Garter Clips, model F73879, are designed to assist individuals to dress without excessive bending over, or raising their legs. The pair of long handled wooden sticks have cloth tape extensions with garter clips for pulling slips, skirts, and other clothing into place. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches long.

Dressing Stool

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual who has had both a stroke and a hip replacement to put on a shoe and an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) independently. A footstool was built of nine-millimeter plywood with an upright piece attached to a base piece at a 90-degree angle and both pieces attached to legs at approximately a 30-degree angle. The back piece was equipped with a stop that outlines the shape of the user’s shoe. A strap holds the shoe in position. The user places the shoe, wit

E-Z Slider Shoehorns

E-Z Slider Shoehorns are long-handled shoehorns designed to assist people who have difficulty bending with donning and removing shoes. Fabricated of Thera-coated spring steel, the shoehorns have non-slip handle grips. DIMENSIONS: Shoehorns are available in 12-, 18-, 24-, 30-, and 36-inch lengths. The handle grips are 6 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Easy Off Sock Aid

The Easy Off Sock Aid is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to take off socks. The Easy Off Sock Aid consists of a shaft with an end piece that has two prongs with a curved loop in between. The user slides the looped end of the tool between the top of the sock and the ankle and pushes the sock down past the heel with the two prongs catching the cuff of the sock. The user then lets the shaft drop to the floor and steps on it with the other foot. The foot is then

Easy On Sock Aid

The Easy On Sock Aid is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to put on socks. The Easy On Sock Aid consists of a U-shaped half cylinder mounted at an angle on a flat base. The base has a hook mounted on the top near the rear to facilitate positioning using the Easy Off Sock Aid (see separate entry) or a reacher or other grasping aid. The user places the Easy On Sock Aid on the lap or between the thighs, places the toe of the sock in the middle of the half cylinde

Easy Sock Aid

The Easy Sock Aid is designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty bending or reaching. This aid has two long loop handles attached to a flexible plastic core which is covered with terry cloth to prevent slipping and lined with nylon to reduce friction. The sock is pulled over the aid and then the user slides the foot in; pulling on the loop handles pulls the sock onto the foot. The handles are 28.5 inches long.

Economy Hip / Knee Kit

The Economy Hip/Knee Kit includes five products designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities following hip or knee replacement surgery. The kit includes a reacher, shoe horn, sock aid with cords and built-up foam handle, dressing stick and a contoured bath sponge. These devices are designed to help users avoid bending, standing or turning at the hip when bathing, dressing and performing other activities in the home. The kit comes in a plastic bag. DIMENSIONS: Th

Economy Plastic Sock And Stocking Aid (Model 2084)

The Economy Plastic Sock and Stocking Aid, model 2084, is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. This device is made of soft plastic that can be bent into the shape of a tube and placed into a sock or stocking. The user can then insert his or her foot into the tube using the long webbing straps or cords for pulling onto foot. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 9.5 x 8 inches. The cords are 30 inches long.

Economy Reacher And Dressing Stick (Model 2109)

The Economy Reacher and Dressing Stick, model 2109 is a dressing stick designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury in putting on and removing clothing. This lightweight reacher/dressing stick features a small C-hook at one end and a large plastic-coated push/pull hook at the other. DIMENSIONS: Weighs less than 5 ounces. The shaft is 26 inches long.

Elastic Cuff Link.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Elastic cuff links enable person to slip hand through cuffs without unbuttoning them. This allows those with limited hand function to dress independently. An extra button is sewn on the opposite side of shirt cuff. This and the original button are then attached together using a rubber band. Cuff can stretch when hand is pushed through shirt sleeve. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medici

Elastic Shoelaces

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

Elastic Shoelaces

Elastic Shoelaces are designed for use by individuals who cannot bend to tie their shoes. The shoes are laced, tightened, and tied. The shoes stay tied and can be put on like a slip-on. DIMENSIONS: Available in 18 inches long for shoes with two or three holes, 24 inches for shoes with four to five holes, or 30 inches for shoes with six holes. COLOR: All lengths are available in black, white, or brown.

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

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

Etac Folding Stocking Aid (Model 2082)

The Etac Folding Stocking Aid, model 2082, is a stocking aid designed for use by individuals who have arthritis or difficulty bending. This lightweight folding aid is designed for use with long or short stockings, slippers or socks. The user slips the sock or stocking over the fabric frame, inserting the foot while using both hands to pull the cord handle to raise the stocking.

Extra Long Dressing Stick (Model A698400)

The Extra Long Dressing Stick, model A698400, is an extra long dressing stick designed to aid individuals with mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury in putting on and removing clothing. The device consists of a wooden dowel with a two-level hook on one end and a smaller hook on the other. The dressing stick can be used to push or pull objects.  

Extra Long Shoehorn (Model Da-5112)

The Extra Long Shoehorn, model DA-5112, is a long handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals who cannot bend over to reach their feet. This extra long shoehorn has a non-slip vinyl handle and a nylon storage loop. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 610 x 30 millimeters. WEIGHT: 168 grams.

Ez Mornings Tool Pak

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

Ez Reach Suspenders.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted suspenders allow user to lower trousers without having them fall to the floor and out of reach. This is particularly useful for hemiplegic persons and amputees. Alligator radio clamps are attached to each end of a single length (about 60 inches) of nylon cord. The cord is placed under the shirt collar with the ends threaded through belt loops of trousers. One end of the cord is then doubled back and attached to the other end of the cord on eith

Ez Shoe On (Models 365 & 385)

EZ Shoe On (models 365 and 385) are long handled shoe horns that allow the user to grip heel of shoe and pull the shoe on. The shoe horns have trigger action gripand may be used as a combination shoe horn, gripper and reacher. DIMENSIONS: Horns have 20 to 30 inch stalks.

Ez-Stix

The EZ-STIX is a sock aid designed to assist individuals who have difficulty bending to put socks. It is designed to be used with EZ SOX socks (see separate entries) that have two reinforced pull loops extending from the top of each sock. The EZ Stix consists of two metal shafts, each of which has a hook at the end. The user grabs a shaft in each hand, puts each hook in one of the sock loops, places his or her toes in the opening of the sock, and pulls the sock up over the foot and lower leg. Ea

Ezy Sock Helper For Caregiver (Model F73854)

The Maddak Ezy Sock Helper for Caregiver is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by the caregivers of individuals who have difficulty bending. Constructed of plastic-coated steel, this aid has a column over which socks or hose are stretched. Once the sock is on the frame, the caregiver inserts the individual's toes and pulls up on the side handles until the sock is properly positioned. COLOR: Black.

Fastener Cloth (Model 8193)

The Fastener Cloth, model PC 8193, is a dressing mat or dressing activity apron designed to encourage development of fine motor skills and to teach a variety of dressing fastener skills to individuals with physical, neurological, and cognitive disabilities. The unit includes different sized buttons, snaps, safety pins, hook and loop closure, zipper, shoe strings, and bow tying. The cotton cloth may be rolled or folded for transport and storage and it is machine washable. DIMENSIONIONS (HxW):15 x

Featherweight Shoehorn Reacher

The Featherweight Shoehorn Reacher is a reacher with integral shoehorn designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This aluminum reacher had a pistol grip with a hook trigger to open the GripCert jaws. The shoehorn extends over the top jaw and up the shaft, creating a long-handled shoehorn. DIMENSIONS: 32 inches long. The jaws are 3 inches wide. WEIGHT: 8 ounces.

Flex-On Sock And Stocking Aid (Model Pc F73848)

The Flex-on Sock and Stocking Aid, model PC F73848, is designed to assist people with mobility disabilities or who have difficulty bending or stretching in donning socks and stockings. The device consists of a contoured plastic shell with a cloth loop handle. Hook-and-loop fasteners and garters are affixed to the shell. The fasteners or garters are used to hold the sock or stocking in place and by lining up the shell with the foot and pulling up on the loop handle, the sock or stocking is guid

Flexible Sock And Stocking Aid (Model 2087)

The Flexible Sock and Stocking Aid, model 2087, is designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or back disabilities. This flexible plastic aid is lined with nylon to reduce friction and covered with terry cloth to hold the sock or stocking in position until it is on the foot. The user silps the sock over the aid, inserts the foot, and pulls on the looped straps to pull the sock on. COLOR: Blue nylon lining and beige terry cloth cover.

Flip Lacer

Flip Lacer is a shoe lacing aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This device allows the user to pull laces tight with one hand. This self-locking plastic device has no moving parts and interlaces with standard lace up shoes. Shoes can be opened wide to slip feet in, then the device can be used to pull the laces tight and tie the final knot. The device has a locking position for small children and a relaxed mode for relaxing laces for comfort. COLOR

Foam-Handled Shoehorn (Models A71551 & A71552)

The Foam-Handled Shoehorn is a long-handled shoe horn with a built-up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis, hip replacement, or mobility disabilities or grasping disabilities. This shoe horn has a coated steel shaft to prevent it from sticking to skin or clothing and minimal curve for ease of insertion or removal. The foam handle has a hanging loop. DIMENSIONS: Model A71551 is 18 inches long and model A71552 is 24 inches long. The shoe horn has a four-inch handle. COLOR: The han

Folding Dressing Stick

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with upper extremity disabilities to perform dressing tasks. The dressing stick is made of lightweight aluminum bar with a brass center pivot to allow the device to fold in half. A piece of aluminum at one end was formed to make two hooks, one for pushing and one for pulling. DIMENSIONS: 450 millimeters long when open and 280 millimeters long when folded. TITLE: Best Dressed. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no. 3, Spring 2001: p.13. PAGES (includi

Folding Stocking Aid

The Folding Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty bending. To use, the side wings are folded to the center of the device and the device is inserted in the sock and the user slides the foot in. Pulling on the wide web strap pulls the sock on. The pointed tip can be used a shoe horn. The device opens flat for storage.

Foot Lifter

The Foot Lifter is designed for anyone who has difficulties raising or reaching their feet. This device helps these individuals raise and reach their feet. The device can get wet, with its "T" connector vents letting water out. Rubber foot straps conform to any foot size.

Foot Valet Aid

The Foot Valet Aid is a sock aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This rigid plastic unit is equipped with a handle and enables the user to put on socks without bending. The user inserts the foot-shaped base into the sock and then slides a foot in and pulls the sock on by pulling the unit out. DIMENSIONS: 27 inches long.

Footfunnel

The FootFunnel is a shoe aid designed for use by individuals with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. An alternative to a long-handled shoehorn, this device facilitates shoe donning without bending and reaching. To use the device, with shoe in the user's lap, the user squeezes the unit and inserts into the shoe with the tip of the funnel down. The user then places the shoe with FootFunnel loaded on the floor and inserts the foot. Once shoe is on, pull out FootFunnel with a shoela

Formed Sock Starters (Models 30007 & 30008)

Formed Sock Starters are sock aids designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. Both models are shaped from semi-rigid plastic. The deluxe model 30008 includes a tubular pull handle over polypropylene webbing and garter hooks to assist with holding. The standard model 30007 has a cord pull handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.

Four Vest Set

The Four Vest Set are dressing vest designed to be used by children with fine motor disabilities. Designed for practicing fine motor dressing skills these vest are made of a cotton polyester blend with elastic panels that allow the vests to fit most children. Set includes: snap vest; button vest; zipper vest; combination vest, with buttons and zippers. May be purchased individually or as set.

Grip Handle Button/zipper Pull Combo (Model Nc28616)

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

Healthsmart Adjustable Telescoping Shoe Horn

The HealthSmart Telescoping Adjustable Shoe Horn is a long handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This shoe horn telescopes guides the user’s foot into his or her shoe without bending. Other features include a locking safety ring, and storage eyelet. The Telescoping Adjustable Shoe Horn can be used while sitting or standing. DIMENSIONS: Length adjusts from 21.88 to 32.38 inches.

Helping Hand Shoe Helper / Reacher, The

The Helping Hand Shoe Helper/Reacher is a combination long handled shoe horn and reacher designed for use by individuals with arthritis, hip replacement, and other mobility and lower extremity disabilities. This lightweight anodized aluminum reacher features an ergonomic pistol grip, a curved trigger, a single rubber-lined claw, and an integrated shoe horn attached to the top. The claw secures the shoe and the shoe horn assists in putting on the shoe without requiring the user to bend. The gripp

Hip Kit Iii (Model 665-321)

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

Home Made Dressing Device.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Dressing stick for use by people with limited reach. Illustrates a dressing stick made by removing the hook from a wooden coat hanger and putting a rubber thimble (or baby bottle nipple) on one end. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 3 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Homemade Button Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Loop to pull buttons through buttonholes for those with limited hand function. Device made of 10 inches of wire made into a narrow loop and spliced with butt splice electrical connector, glued with epoxy into a hole drilled in one end of a number 2 file handle or section of broom handle. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p

Homemade Zipper Pull Or Dressing Stick.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device which can be used as a dressing stick or zipper pull for those with limited range of motion. Illustrates device made with a 1/2 inch diameter dowel of whatever length needed with a cup hook screwed into one end. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 25 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1181 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Hosmer Button Hook

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

Ibungee Laces

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

iDo Hygiene

iDo Hygiene is designed for use by individuals with an autistic spectrum disorder, Intellectual Disabilities and other special needs. It supports learning the most common personal hygiene daily activities (teeth brushing, shampooing, hand washing, toilet training, taking a shower, using a public bathroom, etc.). 

Is Putting On Socks A Problem?.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sock aid designed for a person who could not reach her feet and had use of one hand only. Instructions for a simple sock aid made with a round cardboard carton ( i.e. oatmeal) cut in half lengthwise and with both ends off, tapered on one end and with a length of string tied to the other end to make a loop to pull. The sock is slipped on the tapered end and the aid is dropped on the floor where the foot can be slipped in, and the string pulled. Includes

Jobst Donning Gloves

Jobst Donning Gloves is designed to assist individuals with limited grasp to assist in donning (putting on) their Jobst compression stockings and socks. Donning gloves are designed to assist the user while gripping their stockings and help protect them from punctures and runs that may be caused by fingernails or jewelry. It is made out of 100% cotton gloves specially coated in blue latex. 

Kpb11 Sport Boot

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPB11 Sport Boot was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the patient's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cushioning, while the r

Kphtp Hi-Top Flex Bottom Sole Athletic

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPHTP Hi-Top Flex Bottom Sole Athletic was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the user's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cush

Kplcw Low Cut Flex Bottom Sole Athletic

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPLCW Low Cut Flex Bottom Sole Athletic was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the user's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cus

Kpo96 Mary Jane Casual

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPO96 Mary Jane Casual was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the patient's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cushioning, while

Kps11 Laced/velcro Athletic

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPS11 was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the user's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cushioning, while the rubber outsole

Kpsand & Kpsand11 Sandals

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPSAND & KPSAND11 Sandals was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the user's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cushioning, w

Kpw11 Laced/velcro Athletic

The sole of KeepingPace Children's Footwear KPW11 was expressly designed to facilitate the modification, buildup and fabrication process. The design of the shoe utilizes a range of RUVA, and crepe material that can be quickly and easily modified to meet the user's needs. The outsole of the KeepingPace Children's shoe is a combination of a RUVA shell with a rubber outsole permanently molded to the RUVA. The RUVA is lightweight, flexible and provides excellent cushioning, while the rubber outsole

Lace Lock (Model 6091)

The Lace Lock, model 6091, is a shoe lace fastener designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The user can threads the lace end through the plastic fastener and adjust tightness, and slide the plastic knob on top of the fastener to lock the shoe lace in position.

Lace On Shoe

Large step-in wooden shoe which child can lace around their own shoe. 3 inches wide by 7 inches long by 5 inches high.

Lace-Amatic

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

Lacing Blocks (Model Pc 8186)

The Lacing Blocks, model PC 8186, are lacing boards designed to teach lacing and threading skills to children and adults with physical, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. The set includes a base with built-up grooved brackets to hold the blocks upright and allow lacing from both sides; seven interchangeable lacing blocks; 10 laces; and two different sized double-doweled rod laces. The laces vary in thickness to correspond to hole sizes. The base is equipped with non-skid pads and provides

Lacing Frame

Square wooden frame with holes on sides. Large colored laces are provided to practice lacing.

Lacing Puppets

Lacing Puppets are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with children with fine motor disabilities. Each kit includes pre-cut felt body pieces, yarn, plastic needles, and felt remnant pieces for decorating. Children sew/lace the pieces together and decorate them. The finished items can be used as hand puppets. Available kits (sold separately) include Lace-A-Pet (three animal puppets), Lace-A-Saurus (three dinosaur puppets), and Lace-A-Puppet (six people puppets).

Lacing Shapes

Lacing Shapes are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by individuals with fine motor and eye hand coordination activities. This set includes nine shiny chipboard shapes hole-punched for lacing and nine laces.

Large Lacing Tiles

Large Lacing Tiles are an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by individuals with fine motor and eye hand coordination activities. Thes large crepe foam shapes come in a circle, a square, and a triangle with large holes around the perimeter for lacing. The large size and rubbery consistency facilitates holding. The set includes one of each shape and three laces in a resealable storage bag.

Learn To Dress Monkey

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

Learning Boards

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

Learning Shoes

Learning Shoes are lacing shoes designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. The shoes are avialable in two styles, the elastic lacing shoe and the lacing shoe with sole. Designed for practicing lacing and bow tying, the elastic shoe has three sets of eyelets and the lacing shoe has rubber sole and five sets of eyelets for more lacing. Both shoes slip over child's shoe with elastic back strap. Fits all preschool sizes. .

Leather Craft Kits

The Leather Craft Kits are eye hand coordination activities designed for us eby individuals with fine motor disabilities. Each kit (sold separately) includes leather pieces pre-punched with holes for lacing, necessary metal parts, plactic lacing, and instructions. Available kits include a pen and pencil case, wrist purse, comb holder with comb, change purse, and picture frame.

Lock Laces

Made originally for competition, LOCK LACES is the only patented performance lacing system engineered to meet the demands of endurance athletes like runners, triathletes, marathoners and walkers. Unlike other products, wearing Lock Laces sustains compression across the foot increasing the amount of oxygen available to the muscles which helps endurance athletes and average shoe wearers alike manage fatigue. The design also allows for those with joint pain or dexterity issues fasten shoes easily.

Long Coated Steel Shoehorn

The Long Coated Steel Shoehorn is designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or who have difficulty bending. This extra-long shoehorn has a notch at the end to aid in removing shoes. DIMENSIONS: 23.5 inches long.

Long Handled Trouser Aid.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to pull up trousers for someone who cannot reach the feet. Illustrates device made of an aluminum rod or wooden dowel attached to a 10 inch metal bar in a T shape; clothespins are attached to each end of the bar. The clothespins are clipped to the trousers which can then be positioned and pulled on. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independen

Long Shoe Horns (Models F73823-0000 & F73823-0001)

The Long Shoe Horns are designed for persons who have trouble bending to put on their shoes or to remove their socks. Model F73823-0000 is an epoxy-coated steel shoehorn with curved handle and a notch at the end for removing socks. Model F73823-0001 is the same as above, but made of delux epoxy-coated steel with soft vinyl on the handle for non-slip grip. DIMENSIONS: Both models are 23.5 inches long.

Long Shoehorn

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To produce a long-handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals who have disabilities which prevent bending or stretching to put on shoes. Cut a piece of 4-inch-diameter PVC pipe in half lengthwise with a bandsaw to provide a lightweight curve for any length of a shoehorn. After heating the pipe, attach a hook on one end for reaching or dragging. MATERIALS: Length of 4-inch diameter PVC pipe. TOOLS: Bandsaw. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. JOURNAL: Que

Long Shoehorn

The Long Shoehorn is a plastic long-handled shoehorn designed to assist individuals with back problems or other conditions which hinder bending over to put on shoes. This aid has a curved handle and a hanging hole. DIMENSIONS: 17.5 inches long.

Loopeez Shoe Aid

For special needs children and adults, shoe tying can sometimes be a difficult process. Loopeez shoe tying aids are designed to be essential tools for teaching shoe tying, and in the assistance of rehabilitation. Loopeez act as an extra hand to help those who may have dexterity or fine motor disabilities.

Maddadapt Button Loop (Models H73884 & H73885)

The Maddadapt Button Loop is a buttonhook designed to assist individuals with the use on only one hand or arm to fasten button closures. The device has a guilt-up plastic handle with sliding rings for finger positioning. Model H73884 is for small buttons; model H73885 is for larger buttons.

Mailhawk

The Mailhawk is a reacher designed to minimize the risks of painful rupture and serious back damage from daily stretching and straining. The Mailhawk may be used as a high shelf reacher, for retrieving fallen objects, putting on and removing socks and stockings, or for professional use by rural mail carriers and newspaper route carriers. The reacher has a long wooden handle with aluminum jaws. The jaws are covered with plastic tips and are tapered at the ends to grasp small objects. Springs open

Manual Dexterity Frames

Fine motor training kit for practicing fine motor dressing skills. Manual dexterity frames. Stackable. Hardwood. Hardware requiring varying degrees of coordination for working small joints and fingers. Snap frame. Button frame. Push the dot frame. Velcro frame. Lacing frame. Zipper frame. Turn the dot frame. Buckle/snap frame. Bow tying frame. May be purchased individually or as set.

Molded Sock Aid (Models Da-5302 & Da-5303)

The Molded Sock Aid is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. The device consists of a flexible plastic trough that fits around the foot and two attached cords. The user places the device in the sock, slides the foot through, and pulls the two cord handles to bring the sock or stocking up over the foot. The cord handles can be cut or looped to adjust length. DIMENSIONS: 230 millimeters long with cord handles that are 33 inches (mod

Molded Sock And Stocking Aid

The Molded Sock and Stocking Aid is designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities and those who have difficulty bending. The sock is pulled over the curved, molded plastic unit and the user slides the foot in; pulling on the long, soft cord handle pulls the sock on over foot and leg.

Nearly Me Casual Non-Weighted Breast Form 420

The Nearly Me™ Casual Non-Weighted Breast Form helps female mastectomy patients maintain their beautiful female form while allowing them to participate in everyday activities. This bra is designed to help women following a mastectomy to feel confident when immersing themselves in a social setting. The freestyle modified athletic breast form can help you maintain your natural look while enjoying your daily routine. The non-weighted breast form is recommended right after breast surgery, when a sil

No Stoop Shoehorn (Model 7020)

The No Stoop Shoehorn, model 7020, is a long-handled shoe horn designed to assist individuals who find it difficult to bend over. The shoehorn is made of chrome plated steel. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.

Nobow-Shoetie

The Nobow-Shoetie is a shoe aid designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, back pain, or who have had strokes, or individuals with low vision. This device is a small piece of leather-like plastic that is laced into the top of the shoe, allowing the shoe laces to be attached and secured. To place the device onto the shoe, the user unties the laces to the level at which the narrow end of the device will be attached to the shoe. Once the NOBOW has been laced onto the sh

Norco Elastic Shoelaces (Models Nc28681, Nc28686, Nc28689, Nc28734, Nc28735, & Nc28736)

The Norco Elastic Shoelaces, Models NC28681, NC28686, NC28689, NC28734, NC28735 and NC28736, are designed for individuals who have trouble tying laces due to loss of finger dexterity or the ability to bend over. These laces require tying once; afterwards, the laces stretch so that the foot can slip into and out of a shoe with the aid of a shoehorn but without having to undo the laces. DIMENSIONS: The lengths are 24 inches for NC28681, NC28686 and NC28689; and 37 inches for NC28734, NC28735 and N

Norco English Pantyhose Aid (Model Nc28662)

The Norco English Pantyhose Aid, model NC28662, is a stocking aid designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don pantyhose and tights. The double stocking troughs are formed of lightweight, flexible plastic and feature side indentations to hold socks in place. The unit includes a 32-inch long cotton strap that can be adjusted by cutting or knotting into a shorter loop.

Norco English Sock Aid (Model Nc28661)

The Norco English Sock Aid, model NC28661, is designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. The sock trough is formed of lightweight, flexible plastic and features side indentations to hold socks in place. The unit includes a 32-inch long cotton strap that can be adjusted by cutting or knotting into a shorter loop.

Norco Leg Lifter (Model Nc94301)

The Norco Leg Lifter Assist, model NC94301, is a leg lifter and leg positioning aid designed for use by people with physical disabilities. The device consists of an aluminum rod and foothold covered with webbing. A hand loop is located at one end and a larger foot loop at the other. The lifter is covered with 1-inch wide, soft nylon webbing. The 10-inch loop foothold is bendable. DIMENSIONS: The rod is 22 inches long. The total length including hand strap is 42.5 inches.

Norco Molded Sock Aid (Models Nc26600 & Nc26602)

The Molded Sock Aid, models NC26600 & NC26602, is designed to assist people with difficulty in bending to don socks. The trough is shaped from semi-flexible plastic and can be adjusted using a heat gun. The NC26600 model comes with a cord handle and can be used with one or two hands. The NC26602 comes with two cord handles and features soft foam grips. DIMENSIONS: The cord handle is 33 inches long and can be cut to adjust length.

Norco Plastic Shoehorn With Hook (Model Nc28590)

The Norco Plastic Shoehorn with Hook, model NC28590, is a long-handled shoe horn with a curved handle for an easier grip. The shoehorn includes a nylon loop for hanging. DIMENSIONS: 16.25 inches long.

Ok Lacers

OK Lacers are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. Designed for use in low-cut athletic-style shoes, these laces use a technique that eliminates long, loose ends. Two loops are are created between the top two eyelets, terminating the laces with a small knot on the inside of the shoe. Once the loops are created, the laces are secured with the Lacer clasp. To loosen the laces, lift up the top half of the Lacer clasp to shift the Lacer to the

One, Two, Tie My Shoe

One, Two, Tie My Shoe is a lacing shoe set designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes four chunky, jumbo-sized, soft foam lacing shoes, and four giant plush laces.

Opti-Cool Headgear

Opti-Cool Headgear is a light weight EVA foam and Lycra helmet. It is designed for everyday use and protection for individuals who require additional head support. EVA foam has both clarity and gloss, low-temperature toughness, stress-crack resistance, hot-melt adhesive waterproof properties, and is resistant to UV radiation. The helmet has impact and vibration absorption which allows for energy to disperse upon impact, reducing the chance for serious head injury. The interior of the helmet all

Pant Assist

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a man who needs to use one hand to maintain a standing position to keep his trousers up when dressing. Obtain a set of pant braces that (a) have clips for attaching to the top of the pants, and (b) have two separate straps attached at the back by a plastic crossover clip. Separate the two straps and throw away the plastic crossover clip. The straps can be used as two separate aids (for example, one for the bedroom and one for the bathroom). When dressi

Pants, Sock, Shoe Dressing Aid

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the ability to dress for those who cannot bend or have stiff joints. Two hangers, duct tape and a metal pole make up this device. COMMENTS: Designed originally for a man with a constricting knee cast, the Pants, Sock, Shoe Dressing Aid was created to help those who cannot bend, or have a hard time putting on their clothes. The device allows them to do so independently.

Pantyhose Aid (Model Da-5305)

The Pantyhose Aid, model DA-5305, is a stocking aid designed to help women with arthritis or difficulty bending or reaching to put on pantyhose. The user slides the foot through and pulls the two straps to bring the pantyhose up over the foot. The device has a flexible plastic trough that can be bent as necessary to fit any size stocking. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 95 grams.

Pantyhose Aid (Model F73853)

The Pantyhose Aid, model F73853, is designed to assist individuals to put on pantyhose without bending over excessively. The device consists of three cloth pulling straps that attach to the hose by garter clips. Two flexible plastic sheets hold the pantyhose open as they are pulled over the feet. After guiding the pantyhose onto the feet, the plastic sheets are slipped out and the pantyhose is pulled on the rest of the way by straps.

Perma-Ty Elastic Shoelaces

The Perma-Ty Elastic Shoelaces are designed for individuals who have trouble tying laces due to loss of finger dexterity or the ability to bend over. These laces require tying once; afterwards, the laces stretch so that the foot can slip into and out of a shoe with the aid of a shoehorn but without having to untie the laces. DIMENSIONS: 18 inches long for shoes with 2 or 3 holes; 24 inches long for shoes with 4 to 5 holes; and 30 inches long for shoes or boots with 6 or more holes. COLOR: White

Plastic Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model 2038)

The Plastic Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model 2038, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, limited hand dexterity or the use of only one hand. Designed to assist people with dressing by aiding with pulling zippers and fastening buttons, this device features a plastic handle with a button hook one end. At the opposite end is a slim metal hook that slips into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zip

Plastic Shoehorn (Models A7153 & A7154)

The Plastic Shoehorn, models A7153 and A7154 is a long-handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals with arthritis, hip replacement, or mobility disabilities. Model A7153 has a hanging loop at the top and model A7154 has a curved handle for a secure grip. DIMENSIONS: Model A7153 is 18 inches long and model A7154 is 16.5 inches long.

Pocketdresser

The PocketDresser is a combination buttonhook, zipper pull, and button aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The device incorporates a large buttonhook, a small buttonhook, a zipper pick, and a closed loop buttoning aid, all of which fold into a pocket-knife-style handle. The zipper pick functions as a zipper pull and can be used to free a burried zipper tab or untie knotted shoelaces. A spring-tensioned design secures the tools to the handle and al

Primer Pak (Model Lr-2117)

The Primer Pak, model LR-2117, is a set of eye hand coordination activities designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. The set includes a crepe rubber alphabet puzzle, four Fit-A-Space Discs with shapes for stringing, three chipboard shapes with tipped laces for lacing and tracing, and 25 rubber octagon pieces for construction, with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS: The alphabet puzzle is 8 inches square, and the carrying case is 9 inches square.

Quantum Reacher (Models Nc28555, Nc28556 & Nc28557)

The Quantum Reacher is designed to assist individuals with limited reach or who need assistance in reaching objects without significant bending or stretching. This reacher features a plastic pistol grip, a neoprene-lined plastic claw, and an aluminum shaft. The trigger control mechanism allows the user to control the width of the opening of the gripper claw and to lock the claw in position. The reacher also features a hook on the top for pulling objects or dressing assistance, and a magnet in th

Regular Handle Button Aid (Model 2008)

The Regular Handle Button Aid, model 2008, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This latex free button aid features a wire loop to assist in fastening buttons for those with one hand or impaired finger dexterity. The user can slip the wire hook through the button hole, grab the button with the wire and pull the button back through the hole.

ReliaMed Hip Assist Kit, Model 5913347

ReliaMed Hip Assist Kit is designed for use by patients recovering from hip or back surgery, that have limited range of motion during daily life tasks. Users can use the hip assist kit to assist with bathing, dressing and reaching for high items. There is also a carrying bag to store the kit.

Ring Zipper Pull

The Ring Zipper Pull is designed to assist individuals with difficulties grasping small objects to work zippers. The metal ring attaches to zipper tabs with the attached clasp. DIMENSIONS: The ring is 1 inch in diameter.

Round Elastic Shoelaces (Model Da-5122)

The Round Elastic Shoelaces, model DA-5122, are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. These shoe laces never need tying; once placed in shoes, they allow the shoes to be used as slip-ons. The laces are designed to have no pressure points and to allow natural movement. DIMENSIONS: 140 centimeters long. WEIGHT: 15 grams. COLORS: Blue, brown, black, or white.

Rubber Handle Button Hook With Zipper Pull (Model A720301)

The Rubber Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model A720301, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the rubber handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSIONS: The handle has a diameter of 0.75 inch.

Self Wiping Toileting Aid

Self Wipe Toileting Aid is designed for use by individuals with difficulty bending or limited use of their hands and arms to function independently when using the toilet. Toilet tissue is placed around the angled clamp on the lower portion of the device. After use the tissue is discarded by pressing an easy-to-use release button on the end of the handle. DIMENSIONS: Handle measures 9 3/4" (25 cm). Angled clamp portion measures 5" (12.7 cm). Total length from top to lower tip is 14 3/4" (37.5 cm

Shoe & Boot Valet

The Shoe & Boot Valet is a shoe aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, arthritis, or back pain. This device has a molded nylon handle, an aluminum shaft, and a rubber-lined, one-size-fits-all Boot Jack gripper that holds the heel or toe of the shoe as the user's foot slips in or out. Minimal grip strength is needed. The gripper is rubber lined to prevent slippage or damage to foot wear. WEIGHT: Just over 1 pound. WARRANTY: 5 years.

Shoe Buttons (Models 6099, 609901 & 609902)

The Shoe Buttons, models 6099, 609901 and 609902, are shoe lace fasteners designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or those with use of only one hand. These latex free devices make it unnecessary to untie shoe laces. Features include plastic buttons that the user can screw through the top shoelace hole and wrap the lace around the buttons to maintain tightness. COLORS: Model 6099 is black, model 609901 is brown, and model 609902 is white.

Shoe Horn.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Shoehorn with a long handle for people with limited range of motion or reach. Provides pattern and instructions for an extended shoehorn made from a piece of plastic guttering and a wooden dowel. A hanging loop can be attached to the other end. Includes photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 36-37 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1126 PAGES ( including cover): 3 19

Shoe In

The Shoe In is a shoe aid and sock aid designed for individuals with arthritis or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This product assists people to put on shoes and socks. COLOR: White.

Shoe Or Boot Remover.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple device to pull off shoes or boots by wedging the heel in a V shaped cutout and holding the device down with the other foot. Device made of a piece of wood about 5/8 inch by 16 by 6 inches with a V cutout of one end, attached to a riser the same thickness and width and about 2 inched high. Includes instructions, diagram and drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: S

Shoe Remover (Model 16D015A)

The Shoe Remover, model 16D015A, is a shoe aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, or mobility disabilities, arthritis, spinal cord injury or back pain. This device enables the user to remove shoes without bending. The shoe remover is made of wear-resistant plastic. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 14 x 4 inches.

Shoe Remover.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pointed stick is used to assist in removing shoes. The end of a hardwood stick measuring 36 by 3/4 by 1/2 inches is tapered to a point. To remove shoe, place the pointed end into the shoe near the heel and push down until the shoe slips off. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation TITLE: Self-Help Devices for Rehabilitation REF: Dubuque, Iowa: Wm C Brown: p 20 N

Shoelace Aid (Model 1-03800-00) & Nylon Lace (Model 1-03810-00)

Presents the basics of lacing and tying in a "shoe-on-foot" position. Brightly colored frame has two lacing flaps, each flap having 4 eyelets. Included is a nylon lace, with 1 smooth tip and 1 ribber, and a regular cotton shoelace. Nylon lace available separately, 1-03810-00 for $4.00.

Shu-Aide

Shu-Aide is designed for individuals who use a AFO (ankle foot orthotic) and have hemiparesis and decreased coordination and strength in the arms and hands as a result of a stroke.  Features include the following:  Non-slip platform and base, accommodates either the right or left shoe, accommodates users of AFO devices, paintable high quality MDF covered surfaces, and accommodates logos and signs.

Slip-On Dressing Aid (Model F73839)

The Slip-On Dressing Aid, model F73839, is a long handled aid designed to assist wheelchair users and persons with back problems or arthritis to don stockings, socks, underwear, shorts and slacks. The device consists of a pair of curved plastic rods which rock against each other along a section of intermeshing teeth molded into their inner surfaces. Each rod has a pad of Velcro hook material at one end to hold onto an article of clothing. By squeezing the other ends of the rod together, the rods

Small Button Aid (Model Sw3110)

The Small Button Aid, model SW3110, is a buttonaid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with smaller buttons, this device consists of a straight handle attached to a wire loop. To button, the wire loop is slipped through the button hole to grab the button and the button is pulled back through the button hole. To pull the button through the hole, the user turns the buttoner 90 degrees up or down, with no need to twist the hand or arm. W

Smartknit Kids Seamless Bralette

SmartKnit Kids Seamless Bralette is designed for young girls who are sensitive to touch or textures as a result of sensory processing disorders or diabetes. The Bralette is completely free of seams. The Soft cup area is free of padding, lining, and underwire to ensure comfort. The wide shoulder straps rest comfortably under the bustline and provide support. Ultra stretchy yarns "hug" the torso, while subtle ribbed band rests comfortably under bustline and provides support. SIZES: Small, medium,

Sock Aid (Model Da-5304)

The Sock Aid, DA-5304, is a device for pulling up socks or stockings, designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extremity disabilities. The device has a plastic trough that can be bent to fit any size sock or stocking, and indentations hold the sock securely, after the sock is pulled up. The long cotton straps can be adjusted by cutting or knotting. DIMENSIONS: 235 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 48 grams.

Sock Aid (Model F73841)

The Sock Aid, model F73841, is a dressing aid designed to assist individuals who have trouble bending over to put on socks or stockings. The device consists of a thin plastic sheet shaped to roll into a sock or stocking and to keep it open for the foot to enter. Cloth straps attached to the upper end allow the user to pull the sock on.

Sock Aid (Models A75420 & &a7545)

The Sock Aids, models A75420 and 7545, are dressing aids designed to assists people with physical disabilities in donning socks and stockings. The user pulls the sock over the form, inserts the foot into the form and pulls the loop handle to bring the sock up over the foot. Made of flexible plastic Model A754-20 has a braided cord handle and is designed for short socks, and model A7545 is a wide midel designed to accommodate large or swollen feet and is equipped with a braided cord handle. COLO

Sock Aid Sticks (Models 30022 & 30023)

The Sock Aid Sticks are sock aids and stocking aids designed for use by people with physical disabilities. Both models have plastic- coated wood shafts and garter hooks at one end. The deluxe model, Model 3022, also has a push/pull hook at the opposite end and adjustable circular hand washers for easier gripping. DIMENSIONS: Both models are 5/8 inch in diameter and 34 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the

Sock And Stocking Aid (Model 2086)

The Sock Aid, model 2086, is a pre-formed, molded sock aid designed to assist people with lower extremity disabilities or who have difficulty bending in donning and removing socks. The sock is slipped over the molded guide and then the foot is slipped in. Pulling up on the webbed handle draws the sock over the heel and over the calf. Once the sock is pulled up, the guide pulls out. A pad on the outside of the guide helps keep the sock in position and the attached garters provide added security w

Sock Helper (Model Da-5306)

The Sock Helper, DA-5306, is a sock and pantyhose aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or lower extrmity disabilities. The device consists of a metal frame with handles. The sock is stretched over the frame and the foot placed into the sock using the handles for positioning. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 345 x 205 x 175 millimeters. WEIGHT: 1 kilogram.

Sock Helper Plus

Long handled stocking aid has aluminum arms and rubber handles and grips. DIMENSIONS: Length is 23 inches. WEIGHT: Less than 1 pound.

Sock Notch (Models A754200, A754300, & A7546)

The Sock Notch, models A754200, A754300, & A7546, is a sock aid, designed for use by individuals with arthritis and mobility disabilities with use of one hand. Model A754200 has a cord handle and is designed for use with shorter socks. Model A743-300 has attached garters to aid in pulling on longer, over-the-calf socks or stockings and a webbing handle. Model A7543-6 is a wide-style aid for individuals with large or swollen feet. The flexible plastic form of the wide model has a flat design

Soft Built Up Handle Shoe Horn (Models 2067 & 2068)

The Soft Built up Handle Shoe Horns, models 2067 and 2068 are shoe horns with a built-up handles designed for use by individuals with arthritis, hip replacement, or mobility with grasping disabilities. Made of stainless steel, these latex free shoe horns feature oval shaped foam built-up handles 1 1/8 inches in diameter, and nylon hang-up loops that can be placed around the wrist to secure the shoehorns during use. DIMENSIONS: Model 2067 is 18 inches long, and model 2068 is 24 inches long.

Soft Sock Starter (Models 30001 & 30010)

The Soft Sock Starter, models 30001 and 30010, is a folding stocking aid designed to assist people with difficulty bending or other physical disabilities in the donning of socks or stockings. The user bends the soft, flexible, translucent plastic form into a tube shape, slips the sock over it, inserts the foot, and pulls the rope handle to draw the sock over the foot. Both models have a foam rubber pad on the underside to hold the sock in place. Model 30010 includes reinforcing grommets where th

Spring-Action Shoe Horn (Model 2070)

The Spring-Action Shoe Horn, model, 2070, is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, arthritis, or back pain. This lightweight, metal shoe horn features an easy to bend spring at the top and a long loop handle that requires less bending for the user. DIMENSIONS: The handle is 23.5 inches long.

Spyrolaces

Spyrolaces are spiral elastic shoelaces designed for use by people who have difficulty tying regular shoelaces. Once these laces laces are laced in shoes, the wearer simply pulls to the desired tension and releases. The ends remain coiled and out of the way and the laces remain tight and comfortable. COLOR: White, black, teal, pink, and brown.

Stainless Steel Shoehorn (Models Nc28601, Nc28602, Nc28603 & Nc28604)

The Stainless Steel Shoehorn, models NC28601, NC28062, NC28603 & NC28604, is a long-handled shoe horn with a curved hook and a vinyl handle for an easier grip. DIMENSIONS: The NC28601 model is 12 inches long, NC28602 is 18 inches long, NC28603 is 24 inches long, and NC28604 is 30 inches long.

Stainless-Steel Shoe Horn/sock Aids

The Stainless-Steel Shoe Horn/Sock Aids are long-handled shoe horns designed for use by individuals who are unable to bend to put on shoes. These aids feature a plastic-coated curved hand grip that can also be used to pull up socks. DIMENSIONS: Model 2061 is 18 inches long; model 2064 is 24 inches long; and model 2062 is 30 inches long.

Stocking Aid (Model H73849)

The Stocking Aid, model H73849, is designed to assist individuals who cannot bend over or raise their legs to put on hosiery. The device consists of a shaped plastic sheet to keep the stocking open, and two garter clips attached to cloth straps. When the foot is placed into the stocking, the plastic is withdrawn and the stocking pulled up by the straps.

Stocking Aid (Models Aa4650 & Aa4652)

The Stocking Aid is a sock or stocking aid designed to aid individuals with arthritis, mobility disabilities or hip replacement in putting on socks or stockings. Model AA4650 is contoured and model AA4652 has side notches to help secure the sock. Both models are of flexible plastic and have a cloth strap fed through holes to create an end to hold in each hand. DIMENSIONS: The straps are 36 inches long. The gutter is 9 inches long.

Stretchable Shoelaces

The Stretchable Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or fine motor disabilities or arthritis or who have difficulty bending. Once the shoes are laced and tied, these laces allow the shoes to slipped on and off without tying and untying. These laces fit shoes with three to five eyelets. DIMENSIONS: The laces are 27 inches long. COLOR: Black.

Supergrip Buttonhook (Model A72051)

The Supergrip Buttonhook, model A72051, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities in fastening buttons. The unit consists of a large, textured, built-up handle of rubber-like material that resists slipping with a wire loop at one end that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole.

Supermax Maximum Moisture Wicking Afo Socks

The SuperMax Maximum Moisture Wicking AFO Socks are specially sized for AFOs. The extra length extends beyond the top of the brace. There is high stretch Lycra spandex yarn to conform to the anatomy and reduce skin pressure. These socks are seamless and includes anti-microbial with the maximum 92% of Coolmax Moisture wicking for "SUPERMAX" Moisture Management.

Sure Hand Button Hook / Zipper Aid (Model A9231)

The Sure Hand Button Hook/Zipper Aid, model A9231, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities to fasten buttons and pull zippers. One end of the cushioned handle has a wire loop that slips over the button to pull it through the buttonhole. The hook at the opposite end of the handle slips into the eye of the zipper tab for pulling zippers. DIMENSION: Handle has a diameter of 1.5 inches.

The Original Afo Assist

The Original AFO Assist® is an innovative, one-of-a-kind lower body dressing aid designed to help stroke survivors and other individuals with disabilities (i.e., Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy) independently don an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) and shoe.

The Original Afo Assist’s Accessory Pack

The Accessory Pack is an addition to The Original AFO Assist®, a lower body dressing aid designed to help stroke survivors and other individuals with disabilities (i.e., Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy) independently don an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) and shoe.

Threading Set

The Threading Set is a hand eye coordination activity designed for use with children with neurological and fine motor disabilities. The set includes two plastic shoe shapes punched for lacing, laces, and a large plastic needle. One shoe is printed with letters and the other with numbers, providing letter and number recognition practice in addition to lacing and shoe tying practice. DIMENSIONS: Each shoe is 8 inches long.

Topless Shoes

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype topless shoes that require little to no effort to put on (no bending, tying) for individuals with back problems, arthritis, seniors, and other individuals with a disability that may prevent them from bending. Winner of the 2011 Red Dot Concept Design, Topless Shoes have no upper constrictions or bindings. The shoes consist of an elastic layer called the “muscle” which encloses the foot in a comfortable but firm grip. TITLE: Funky Shoe Style

Total Hip Kit

The Total Hip Kit is designed for use by individuals who have had a hip replacement. The kit includes a Tall-Ette elevated toilet seat (see also separate entry), a long-handled sponge for bathing, a long-handled shoe horn, a sock aid to assist in putting on socks without bending, and a reacher with a pistol grip and a single claw gripper. The kit is packed in a sturdy cardboard carrying box and includes instructions forthe use of each item. The kit is also available without the toilet seat.

Tylastic Shoe Laces (Models 6066, 606601 & 606609)

The Tylastic Shoe Laces models 6066, 606601, and 606609, are elastic shoe laces designed to allow shoes to be slipped on or off without tying or untying shoe laces. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 26 x 0.125 inches. COLOR: White (606601), brown (606609) or black(6066).

Undercover Tape - Ditch The Itch!

Undercover Tape™ - Ditch the Itch! is designed for use by children and adults who have sensory processing disorder or are tactile defensive to clothes with a tag, label or seam. To use, remove tape from liner, place flat on irritating spot and rub with pressure to adhere tape. Use the 15 band-aid sized pieces of tape on the garment or directly on skin. Leaves no sticky residue and can be cut if smaller areas need to be covered. Hypo- allergenic, latex free tapes are effective and can withstand a

Universal No-Bend Stocking And Sock Aid

The Universal No-Bend Stocking and Sock Aid is a sock and stocking aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis, back problems or lower extremity or mobility disabilities. Intended to facilitate donning socks or stockings, this plastic sock aid is constructed with round edges to prevent snags and features built-in hinges and easy glide strips that help the foot slide into a sock or stocking. The user slips the sock or stocking over the aid, inserts the foot, and pulls on the looped straps

Valet For Bilateral Arm Amputees.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a bilateral arm amputee to put on and remove protheses independently. A " valet" made of wood: a back piece 16 inches long and two side arms, 12 inches long, with grooves cut into them to hold the prostheses (which are attached together with straps that go across the back). This can be fastened to a wall or a chair at the appropriate height. The client backs up to it and slips into or out of the prostheses which stay on this holder when

Velcro Garment Fasteners

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses ways in which sew-on Velcro tape can be used to modify clothing. Buttons can be replaced with Velcro, neck holes can be enlarged and the seams closed with Velcro, and Velcro can be sewn next to the zippers on pants, ski

Velfoam ##2

Velfoam ##2 is Velcro foam strap padding designed for persons with physical disabilities. The cushion-soft material can be used for pading, straps or body support. The polyfoam strip is faced on both sides with Velcro loop and is ready to use with hook material. The material is washable and sterilizable. DIMENSIONS (LxWxT): 5 yards x 2 inches x 0.25 inch.

Watch Winder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to wind a watch without fine finger movement. Winder made of a piece of 3/8 inch dowel with a hard rubber or plastic disk glued on one end. A small hole is drilled in the plastic. This is pushed onto the winding stem to wind the watch. A 1/4 inch dowel can be fastened through the other end of the device to provide a grip. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown,

Wear Ease Shoe Fasteners

The Wear Ease Shoe Fasteners are shoe lace fasteners designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or neurological disabilities or arthritis. These fasteners are straps that allow for easier fastening and unfastening of shoes by converting regular lace up shoes to easily used hook-and–loop closures. D-rings facilitate closing and opening of the strap. Each fastener fits shoes with 2-3 eyelets, and shoes with 4-6 eyelets require two fasteners. SIZES: One size fits all. COLORS:

Zip Grips

Zip Grips are zipper pulls designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. These large plastic rings snap onto the zipper tabs of shirts, sweaters, jackets, purses, luggage, etc. to provide a larger grip area. DIMENSIONS: One inch in diameter. COLOR: Black.

Zip It

The Zip It is a zipper pull designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. Designed to enable individuals to dress without assistance, this device features a hook that grasps and closes the zipper. DIMENSIONS: The hook is 4 inches.

Zip-It Zipper Pull

The Zip-It Zipper Pull is a zipper pull designed to enable individuals with limited manual dexterity to manipulate zippers. The device consists of a T-Shaped handle with a hook imbedded in one end. To pull a zipper, the user slips the hook through the hole in the zipper tab and pulls the handle up or down.

Zipper & Button Puller (Model En27Crd)

The Zipper and Button Puller, model EN27CRD, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or strength. This folding device features a large plastic handle with a D-shaped hole at one end and a slim metal hook at the other end. The hook slips into the holes on a button to pull it through the button hole or into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zipper up or down. The unit folds to half-length to fit into a pocket or purs

Zipper Aid (Model H73889)

The Zipper Aid, model H73889, is a long handled zipper pull designed to assist individuals with back clothing zippers. The wooden stick has a plastic crosspies handle and a Z-shaped hook for for catching zipper pull tabs. Twenty small rings are supplied for attaching to zipper tabs. DIMENSIONS: Stick is 20 inches long.

Zipper Pull

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hook to pull up long zippers or back zippers. Illustrates device made of a length of 30 to 50 test monofilament fastened on one end to a plastic drapery ring or bone crochet ring, and on the other to a small size cup hook, using an electrical crimp wire connector. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 35 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1181 PAGES (includin

Zipper Pull

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with fine motor or grasping disabilities to use a zipper. Cut 6 to 8 inches of fishing line and thread it through the hole in the zipper pull. Tie the ends together. The loop can be used to pull the zipper up and down and can be tucked into the zipper facing when not in use. MATERIALS: Clear fishing line. TOOLS: scissors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting and tying. TITLE: Ten Dollar Tech. NEWSLETTER: TECHtalk, Illinois Technology Assistive Technology

Zipper Pull.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps to pull up a hard to reach zipper. Recommends turning an ordinary heavy gauge metal coat hanger into a zipper pull by holding the hangar's base, placing the V section over a door knob and pulling on the base until the hangar forms a long handle. Then wrap tape around the hangar's upper mid-section for support. To use, insert the hook into the zipper tab and pull up on the hangar. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: TITLE: Accent on Living REF: Jou

Zipper Pulls

The Zipper Pulls are zipper pulls designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pulls attach to zippers on a variety of items, including jackets, sweaters, boots and luggage. They are made of polypropylene with grooved nylon grip tabs. DIMENSIONS: 3.25 inches long; the tabs are (LxW) 0.75 x 0.5 inches. COLOR: Assorted.

Zipper Pulls.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hooks on handcuffs to pull zippers for persons with little or no finger strength or dexterity. Pictures three zipper pulls: 1) a metal strip to fit around the hand riveted into a loop, with a piece of wire bent into a hook riveted to it; 2) plastic wire or any suitable cordlike material looped to fit the hand and fastened with a piece of 1/4 inch tubing, crimped, attached to to a short piece of bent wire with a small electrical butt splice; 3) a 3/4 in

 
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