--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps the elderly or those with fine motor disabilities lock bolt locks. A combination of a small wood piece, a rubber cap (i.e. piggy bank stopper) and a small metal bar form the door assist. COMMENTS: The Assistive Door Locker allows those with limited hand use more easily lock and turn small door locks.
The Klick-Lock Padlock is a tactile combination padlock designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The combination is selected using five levers, and the padlock is locked by clicking it shut.
The Push-Button Padlock is a tactile combination padlock designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The combination is selected and entered by pushing five buttons.
The PushKey, model 2650, is a simplified operation padlock designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited finger dexterity or finger strength. This
lock requires no turning of the key. To operate the lock, the user inserts the key, lets go, and pulls down on the ergonomically-designed lock body to open. The flared lock body provides an easy grip and requires less than five pounds of of pull down force. The key has a large key head designed to simplify gripping and insert
Simple Combos is a simplified operation padlock designed for use by individuals with cognitive or fine motor disabilities. This portable school combination lock uses specially selected combinations that use only the printed numbers on the dial and no tick mark numbers. This portable lock has the appearance of standard locks, fits standard lockers, and has a supervisory key override (key sold separately).
This Tactile Push-Button Combination Padlock is a four-digit combination lock designed for the blind or the visually impaired. It has tactile numbers, one through eight, for touch reading, and there are push-buttons next to each raised number. User identifies the numbers by touch and pushes the buttons next to the numbers (corresponding to the combination). The user then toggles the switch on the bottom over and the lock pops open. Chrome-plated handle. Can also be used by anyone who may tactile
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of universal lock that allows children with disabilities to operate a school locker. In middle and high school, almost every student secures their locker with a dial combination lock. Individuals with cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury may be unable to use these types of locks due to a lack of motor or cognitive skills necessary to open a standard lock. A universal lock prototype was created and tested on children with special needs. The