The 2-Lever Great Grips are grasping aids for a door knob designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or upper extremity neuromuscular disabilities. Designed for round or awkward door knobs, this device has two flat levers that extend from opposite sides of the grip. The levers that are intended to make it easier to turn door knobs with a closed fist, elbow, or even a single finger. The Great Grips are made of soft material that easily stretches to fit the knob and bec
The ABLEWARE Door Knob Gripper is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or fingers or other grasping disabilities. The Gripper fits over round door knobs and outdoor water faucets. The outside is smooth to the touch and the inside is ribbed to firmly grip the door knob. With this device, knobs can be turned with the stroke of the hand, and no hand strength is required.
The ADA EZ is a powered door operator designed for use doors at institutions and other high traffic areas that are manual opened and closes but occasionally require automatic operation. Upon installation, the unit determines the door's size and weight and automatically tune its controller to operate within ANSI 156.19 and 117.1 standards for door openers and closers. The ADA EZ also has adjustable speed, hold-open time, and opening/closing force. On-board diagnostics continually maintain control
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY PURPOSE: To assist individuals with upper extremity and mobility disabilities in activating a large-button powered door operator. Resembling a baton, this device is made from a wooden cylinder with a section cut from a bicycle handlebar grip covering the end used to push the activator button. The ADO is attached to the side of the door operator pad/button using Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches long x 0.75 inch in diameter. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop skills with a table saw.
The Enablers Doorknob Gripper, model EN19CRD, is a door knob accessory designed to assist individuals with limited hand strength or geasping ability in turning standard round door knobs. This glow-in-the-dark gripper slips over the existing knob to provide a slip-free surface. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 inches long x 2.13 inches in diameter.
The Commander Automatic Door Opener is a powered door opener and closer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities and wheelchair users. This unit can be used in residential or commercial settings to convert new or existing swinging doors to automatic operation without modifying existing door frames. It works with both in-swing and out-swing door configurations. It can also be used on wheelchair lifts and elevators. The opening speed and hold open time are both adjustable. A cons
The Commercial Gentleman Public Access Door Operator is a powered door operator kit designed for use in public settings to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. The operator allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. This operator can be totally pneumatic in operation or interfaced with low voltage (wired or wireless) electronics for total public access. Standard Kit Includes - Commercial Opener & mounting hardware, 4 1/2" square poly bo
Door Butler is a door opener and door closer designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This non-electric device utilizes a Red Thing non-slip hold-open tab to open the door to the position determined by the setting of the tab. The unit enables the individual to close the door while the tab is still engaged on the closer rod. To activate the auto open feature, the door is unlatched from the closed position, and the door automatically opens to the preset position. The door closes
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to opene a door. Form a loop large enough to fit over the door handle at one end of a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) Secure the loop around the handle and knot the remaining cord into a large loop to act as a pulling aid. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html REF: V
The Door Knob Gripper is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or fingers or other grasping disabilities. Made of durable rubber, this round gripper slips over the existing knob minimizing hand stress.
The DuraSwing MK 4R On-Demand Door Operator is a powered door operator designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This door operator unlocks, power opens, holds open, power closes and re-locks doors. It can close doors automatically or on demand. It works with interior and exterior doors up to four feet wide that latch when closed, including wheelchair lift gates and elevator swing doors. It can operate in either an in-swing or out-swing configuration, can be configured for righ
The Easy Gentleman Swing Door is a pneumatically opened & closed swing door operator kit designed to convert side-hinged doors to automatic doors to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. The converter allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. Designed for interior residential doors, this operator is mounted to the push side of the door and both sides of the cylinder are pressurized during the entire cycle. The standard includes the Pneu
The EZ Open Door Latch is designed to aid individuals open screen doors. Features a paddle attachment to help push screen door latch. Slides over your existing screen door latch—no tools needed.
The EZ-Close is a door opener and closer designed to make the process easier for individuals using crutches or a cane. The EZ-Close is a plastic-cup like structure that mounts to the door. It forms a pocket that you can place the tip of your crtch or cane into and pull the door opened or closed. This is ideal inthat is prevents a loss of balance from having to reach for the handle.
The Gentleman Automatic Swing Door Operator is a powered door operator kit designed to convert side-hinged doors to automatic doors, enabling access to those with mobility issues. The converter allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. The standard kit includes a Pneumatic opener, Hydraulic closer, Liftmaster MyQ wireless controls, Latch Release Kit, 100’ air tubing, 12 VDC Solenoid, 12 VDC Power Supply, compressor fitting, and mounting hardware. Each kit also in
The Pocket Gentleman Door Operator is a powered pocket door kit designed to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. Although pocket doors create more space for wheel chairs, without automation, many clients are unable to operate the door for desired privacy. The operator allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. This kit includes the custom pneumatic opener integrated with track, Liftmaster MyQ wireless controls, 100 feet of air tubing, 12 VD
The Glow In The Dark Gripper, model 16H162A, is an illuminated door knob gripper designed for individuals with low vision or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Exposure to bright light or sunlight recharges the power of this device. Illuminating power lasts up to eight hours keeping door knobs visible in a dark room for greater safety.
Great Grips are door knob or faucet covers designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or little or no manual dexterity or strength to open doors or turn faucets. These soft thermoplastic sleeves slip over existing rounded door knobs or faucets. Made of a soft latex-free material, they have a smooth surface to assist in turning. OPTIONS: Built-in AgION antimicrobial, a combination of silver ions bonded to a ceramic material called zeolite; built-in glow-in-the-dark cry
The Handy Hook is an assistive door opener designed to help wheelchair users turn door knob locks and deadbolt locks. Doorways with limited access (i.e., a hallway) can create a barrier for many wheelchair users, prohibiting them from being able to enter or exit a location with ease. The Handy Hook solves this problem. It is a Multi-Functional Device that is capable of turning a door knob and opening a door from a distance that is clear of the door’s swing path, promoting greater independence fo
The Magic-Access Door Operator is a powered door operator designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit can automate new or existing swing doors made of wood, metal, or glass. When the unit is installed, the door operates as a manual door with the option of activation from a pushbutton, wall-switch, or card reader. The Magic-Touch feature opens the door automatically when it is moved 3 degrees or more. The door opens under power and s
The Magic-Force Door Operator is a powered door operator designed for use in making commercial and public buildings accessible to individuals with mobility disabilities. The unit includes Magic-Touch activation, which can open a door when the user gives it a slight touch or push. The unit can be installed in supermarkets, department stores, hospitals, airports, office buildings, public buildings, schools, and universities, and is field selectable for full energy applications (ANSI A156.10), heav
The Power Access Residential Door Opener, model 2300, is a powered door opener and closer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The unit fits in most interior and some exterior doors. Left- and right-hand door openers are available, and the hand is adaptable. The unit has a low profile to fit when there is limited room above the door. Safety features include the ability to be opened manually from either side; a friction clutch that c
The PowerMatic Door Operator, model 6900, is a powered door operator designed to make facilities accessible to individuals mobility disabilities. This unit automatically opens and closes with a lower energy opening force, and offers obstruction detection during both opening and closing cycles. It is handed and is available for either push- or pullside mounting,
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a powered, remotely operated door opener for a high school locker for a student with muscular dystrophy. A pair of seniors, Micah Stuhldreher and Wyatt Smrcka, in a robotics class at Pinckney Community High School in Michigan used their school's resources to build a device that allows their classmate with muscular dystrophy to open his locker using a remote control from his wheelchair. Working with their robotics teacher, they fabricated moving parts a
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted door knobs provide additional leverage for those with limited hand function. Two door knob adaptations are described. The first involves drilling a hole in a crutch tip using a drill bit, inserting a small wooden rod, wrapping the ends of the rod with rubber or electrical tape and placing the crutch tip over the doorknob. The second model involves simply putting a crutch tip over the doorknob to increase the surface area. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assem
The Vivo! Controller is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wheelchair-mountable unit is configurable to control the environment, make telephone calls, answer and unlock the door, or contact caregivers. It has more than 1,000 functions, and can operate as a remote control with infrared or radio control output, or as a wired switch control with one or two switch scanning methods. It has a full colo