Bookholders

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10-Inch Braille Reading Platform (Model Brs1)

The 10-Inch Braille Reading Platform, model BRS1, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit is made of acrylic and fits over a Perkins Brailler (see entry), a computer keyboard, or the slate and stylus. It can be used to hold a telephone on top and a brailler beneath. It also fits over braillers with a Brailler Pad and a braille book or worksheet can rest on the platform, which encourages two-handed braille reading. DIMENSIONS: 10 inches high wi

7.25-Inch Braille Reading Platform (Model Krs1)

The 7.25-Inch Braille Reading Platform, model kRS1, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit is made of acrylic and fits over a Perkins Brailler (see entry), a computer keyboard, braille notetakers, or the slate and stylus. It can be used to hold a telephone on top and a brailler beneath. A braille book or worksheet can rest on the platform, which encourages two-handed braille reading. DIMENSIONS: 7.25 inches high with a 10 x 20 inch platform.

Able Table

The Able Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table and overhead bookholder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or eith severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit lifts books for eye-level or overhead reading within a range of 9 to 18 inches high. Springs provide the lifting power. The unit is designed so that the book will stay where placed: up or down, left or right, at any angle without adjustment of knobs or levers. A single knob locks the top in plac

Adapt-A-Lap

The Adapt-A-Lap is an angle- and height-adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with mobility and upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight plastic easel features two moveable straps to hold the reading material in place and a see through filament to hold the pages open. An extendible leg and a base with concave and convex curves provides stability and the easel can rest on the user's upper chest to bring the material closer to those with low vision. This device adapts to a

Adjustable Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest which adjusts to hold the book at many angles. Book rest made of wood, with wing nuts and bolts to provide adjustability. Provides shopping list of materials needed, instructions and diagram. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 88-89. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

All Purpose Table (Model F712)

The All Purpose Table, model F712, is a bed tray with a tilt top that will fold flat. It has clips for holding books or papers, and a laminated top with a lip at the front edge. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 18 x 17 inches.

Atlas, Atlas Ultra, And Atlas-Lc Ergonomic Book And Copy Holders

Atlas Ergonomic Book and Copy Holders are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available in birch and Trespa (a strong wood product), these units hold books, newspapers, magazines, or individual sheets of paper at a comfortable angle for reading. The Standard Atlas consists of a solid base, a height- and angle-adjustable book support, a shelf, four page stoppers, a spring-loaded clip,and a line guide to hold the place on the page. The Atlas Ultra is also

Bed Desk

The Bed Desk is a bed tray, bookholder, and laptop/notebook computer support designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit is a book stand with legs like a bed tray. The two legs are collapsible and the desk can be adjusted to an angle for holding books, paper, or magazines. Made of imported Baltic birch, the unit supports up to 20 pounds and can be used with the legs extended or folded. When the legs are folded,

Better Board Slant Boards

The Better Board Slant Board is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity. It is made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip feet to help it stay in place while in use. It has a 20-degree angle and can be used for reading, writing and copying. When not in use, this board folds to a thickness of 0.75 inch for stacking and storing. SIZES: Small and large.

Big Bend Clip

The Big Bend Clip is a bookholder, document holder, or switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This device consists of an adjustable clamp base with an expandable gooseneck-style flexible arm attached to a large alligator clip. This unit can be clamped to the Convert-Able Table (see separate entry), a wheelchair tray, or other flat surface to hold books, toys, photographs, switches, and other items. Using two clips enables larger, heavier items

Book Mate Adjustable (Model 73240)

The Book Mate Adjustable is a stand with a bookholder designed to hold books or magazines in an open position for patients sitting in bed or in an easy chair. It may also be used in the kitchen for holding recipes or elsewhere for holding musical scores or reference notes for lectures. The stand is made of aluminum tubing with side legs that fold for transport or storage. The attached clear acrylic plastic bookholder is angle adjustable to any angle, height adjustable from 16 to 17.5 inches, and

Book Reader

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book open in front of a reader with upper extremity disability or weakness or arthritis and enable the reader to turn the pages. The unit is made of plastic (Lexan). A single sheet, approximately 14 x 20 inches, is heated and bent and non-slip rubber is bonded to the base. The book support shelf is also bonded but can also be screwed in place from the back before bending. Spring loaded clips are mounted to the bottom, which enable the reader to release

Book Rest

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easel-like book rest to hold books at a convenient angle for reading. Describes construction of a book rest made of hardboard or plywood, 8 by 10 inches, and hardwood strips for the fiddle on which the book rests. The support is attached with a dowel so it can be made to lie flat against the plywood to carry or store the device. Includes diagram and photographs. COMMENTS: Can be used with page restrainers (000373) to hold paperback books open. SKILLS R

Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest made to the angle preferred by the reader. Provides list of materials needed, instructions and diagram for building a simple book rest of wood. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Elderly People REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 86-87. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R3460 PAGES (including cover): 3 1985.

Book Stand (Model Pvc-B)

The Book Stand, model PVC-B, is a book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or other physical disabilities. The stand can be used on a wheelchair lap tray, stander tray, table top, or when the reader is seated on the floor. It holds most standard-size books, including 3-ring binders. Smaller books can be displayed by placing a cutting board (not included) on the book stand.

Bookease Reading Stands

Bookease Reading Stands are bookholders designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Available in mini, classic, or luxury models, these holders accommodate most reading material. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. The wooden unit folds flat when not in use. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches. The classic model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches. The luxury model is 9.75 x 12.5 x 1.25

Booklift Copyholder (Model 4065)

The Booklift Copyholder, Model 4065, is a portable, folding overhead bookholder designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. The device folds completely flat consists of a clear plexiglass bookrest on telescoping legs to allow the book to be placed at the most comfortable angle for the user. The holder has nine height adjustments and two adjustable clips. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 11.75 x 9.38 x 1.75 inches with a 1.5-inch lip when open.

Bookwedge

The BookWedge is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or e-reader designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, weakness, or arthritis. This triangular pillow supports a book or tablet device on a desk, table, lap, or floor and enables the user to read it hands-free. To use the BookWedge, the user places the spine of a book in the wide ledge on one side of the pillow, and leans the book or tablet against the pillow's side so is it angled upward for reading. DIMENSION

Canvas Pyramid Pillow

The Canvas Pyramid Pillow is a bookholder and a support for tablet computers and e-readers designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The pillow can be used on a lap, desk, or floor. It is tapered and topped with a loop, offering a variety of surfaces and storage. One side has a rolled edge at the bottom for propping an iPad, eReader, tablet or book. A screen cleaning cloth is included. The pillow also features pockets on three sides to hold pens,

Cloud Pillow

The Cloud Pillow is a book holder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. This canvas beanbag cushion is filled with hypoallergenic polyfoam beads and has contoured ribbed shaping to hold print books, e-readers, or tablet computers, while supporting the user's hands. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 16 1/8 x 7 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 0.7 pounds. COLOR: Denim blue.

Comfylap

The Comfylap is a bookholder, bed tray, and laptop computer table designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, rectangular table is supported two legs, each of which has two locking joints in addition to the locking joint that connects the table to the leg. Each joint has an angle lock button. All of the joints can be adjusted so that the table can be used at a variety of heights and angles to provide a surface to serve as a lapt

Deluxe Wooden Bookchair

The Deluxe Wooden Bookchair is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Made of hand-finished rubberwood with a cotton cloth support, the unit adjusts to three different angles and folds flat when not in use. Pages are held in place with unobtrusive pegs, which extend outwards for extra-thick books. SIZES: Mini, medium, standard, and big.DIMENSIONS(WxHxD): The mini model is 5 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches; the medium model is 6.333 x 9.5 x 1.25 inches;

Desktop Reading Stand (Model 1-03220-00)

The Desk Top Reading Stand, model 1-03220-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable desk top reading stand holds reading material at a proper position for individuals with low vision. This wooden stand has a book shelf that can be moved from left to right, adjustable page clamps, and a built-in carrying handle. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Top surface measures 23.75 x 18 inches. WEIGHT: 9 1/8 pounds.

Easi-Reader Bookstand

The Easi-Reader Bookstand is an adjustable book holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The Easi-Reader features three foldable parts that can accommodate a variety of book shapes and sizes. The unit opens wide for large books and magazines, narrow for standard books and magazines, and narrows further for paperbacks. It is made of chrome-plated steel.

Easy Reader Bookstand

The Easy Reader Bookstand is a bookholer for individuals with limited strength and mobility. This bookstand is made of lightweight, durable chrome-plated steel and folds flat for storage and portability. It has adjustable arms that hold everything from paperback books to large magazines and newspapers.

Editor's Desk

The Editor's Desk is a combination tilt desk and bookholder designed to support books and papers at the appropriate angle for reading while providing an inclined surface for writing. The desk features a shelf for books at the top of the writing surface and a lip to hold papers in place on the writing desk. A groove below the lip holds pens and pencils. OPTIONS: Transparent writing pad. DIMENSIONS(WxDxH): 25 x 23 x 11 inches. COLOR: Natural or dark cherry. GUARANTEE: The manufacturer offers an un

Fabian Writing / Reading Aid (Model H73500)

The Fabian Writing/Reading Aid, model H73500, is an overhead bookholder and writing board designed to allow individuals confined to a bed in a supine position to read and write. The unit consists of a vertical support bar which attaches to the headboard of the bed with padded clamps (included), or to the wall with screws. The overhead fixture swings horizontally to any desired position, and supports the easel which adjusts to a wide range of angles. The metal parts are chrome-plated steel, and t

Flip Top Easel

Flip top easel has a 45 degree angle with book edge for reading and a reverse 30 degree slant for writing and drawing. Skid resistant base. 18 inches wide by 16 inches high.

Fold-Away Easel

The Fold-Away Easel is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. The surface of the easel adjusts to 18, 34, or 45 degrees and features a dry-erase writing surface and a pouch for storing papers. The unit has a non-slip foam bottom, folds flat for storage, and is equipped with soft carrying handles. DIMENSIONS: 15.5 x 11.5 inches.

Folding Book And Magazine Stand

The Folding Book and Magazine Stand is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, stable metal stand can be placed on a table, counter, or over the knees. A long clip can be used to hold pages open, follow text, or mark a place. The unit folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches when folded.

Folding Bookholder (Model 73228)

The Folding Bookholder, model 73228, is a plastic device designed to hold books at a fixed angle. The device has saw tooth brackets at base to stop the pages from accidentally turning. DIMENSIONS: Open, the device is 10 x 8 x 6.5 inches; closed flat the holder measures 8.5 x 1.75 x .75 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces.

Gore Reading Stand (Model 1-03210-00)

The Gore Reading Stand, model 1-03210-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision for holding reading material at the proper distance, or by individuals with physical disabilities who have difficulty holding a book. This bookholder fastens to most table top surfaces by means of a clamp. Its jointed metal arm permits a wide range of adjustment. The bookholder is also easily disassembled for compact storage and carrying. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Bookrack portion is 16.

Grandstand Portable Reading Easel (Models 1-03204-00 & 1-03204-00)

The Grandstand Portable Reading Easel is an easel-style bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable reading stand is made of durable, waterproof material and is designed to be easy to lift, carry, and lock into position. The unit folds up when not in use. It has an adjustable shelf that can be raised and lowered to accommodate the height of the reader. Clips for holding book pages open are included. COLOR: Available in black (model 1-03204-00) or yellow (model 1-032

Grip Bar And Book Rest.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest with hand grips for a child with cerebral palsy. Instructions for building a book rest with hand grips. Consists of a base of 10 by 20 inch plywood; a book rest of 1 by 1 by 9 inch softwood; and two end pieces (1 by 3 by 4 inches) with holes drilled in them to take a 20 inch long 3/4 inch dowel. Includes drawings and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, En

H-18 Magic Arm

The H-18 Magic Arm is a mounting kit for tablet computers, communicators, or ebooks, an adjustable ebook holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-18 includes the Super-Clamp which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables; and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices or tablets such as the Auggie or Super-Auggi

H-80 Short Arm

The H-80 Short Arm is stand for tablet computer and an adjustable ebook holder designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-80 includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices/tablets such as Auggie/Super-Auggie (see separate entries), Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon Kindle. The user

Hands Free Book Stand (Model 25014)

The Hands Free Book Stand, model 25014, is a book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This steel book stand has five adjustable angle positions and accommodates soft cover and hard cover books of all sizes. It has a glossy, baked enamel finish and folds flat for storage and travel. Its four non-slip padded feet protect furniture from scratching. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.8 x 7.2 x 7.8 inches when folded flat.

Hold It Ultimate Bookholder

The Hold It Ultimate Bookholder is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This height- and angle-adjustable book holder accommodates books weighing up to eight pounds and pages up to A4/foolscap size. Infinite angle adjustability enables the device to be used while sitting, standing, or lying down. The unit features a glare-resistant tray with pegs to hold the reading material and pages in place. T

Hold It, The

The Hold It is an adjustable bookholder, notebook/laptop computer support, and writing board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. Infinitely adjustable, the unit enables hands-free reading while sitting in a chair or lying in bed. It can also be used ad a writing board or stand or computer support while sitting, lying down, or standing. Made from high-quality lightweight aluminum, steel, and durable plastics, the unit accomodates almost any

Hold-And-Read (Model 73230)

The Hold-and-Read, model 73230, is a bookholder with clips to support a paperback book for reading and flipping pages with one hand or with a mouthstick. Folding plastic clips hold the left and right sides of the paperback. The holder is made of transparent polycarbonate plastic and has a brass center rivet. The holder will accommodate any thickness book. DIMENSIONS: .75 x 5.25 inches closed; 9 inches open. WEIGHT: .04 ounces.

Ipad Laplander

The iPad Laplander is a support for a tablet computer and a bookholder with lapdesk designed for use by people with grasping, neurological, mobility or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This portable lap desk has a solid work surface with rounded corners, a cut-out oval handle at the top of the desk, and cloth elastic straps in the two upper corners to hold small items or book pages in place. One strap has a pen loop. The base is a removable contoured cushion. OPTIONS: R

Kayjae Portable Storage Desk (Models Sd121216, Sd121418, Sd161216, & Sd161216)

The KayJae Portable Storage Desk is a desk lapboard designed for use by people with disabilities. It features a tabletop with ample space for writing and drawing, a storage compartment for supplies, an attached ledge to hold books and papers in place, and a side latch to keep the storage compartment closed. A support rod is also included to hold the storage compartment open. It can be used in a tilted, level, or freestanding position. OPTIONS: A plastic book clip and a non-skid, tabletop rubber

Laidback Portable Reading Stand / Table

The Laidback Portable Reading Stand/Table is a notebook/laptop computer support or bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of glass-reinforced ABS, this adjustable unit can be used in a recliner, on a sofa, or while lying in bed to hold most laptop computers or books in an optimal position for the user. It has handle built in to the top of the table surface for transport when folded. DIMENSIONS: The surface is 16 inches

Lapreader

The Lapreader is a book holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use on the lap, this contoured unit has a firm foam core covered in soft cotton to support small or medium books or writing materials. Three back pockets hold pens, glasses, note cards, and the included Book Bungee book closer and book mark. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 15 x 14.5 x 6.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds. COLOR: Dark blue.

Leather Ipad Pillow

The Leather iPad Pillow is a bookholder and support for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This travel pillow is specifically designed to hold an iPad or other tablet computer or an e-reader. The soft leather pillow is filled with polyfoam beads and contoured with leather piping on the edges. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 12 x 9 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 0.8 pounds. COLOR: Black.

Levo Bookholder (Desk Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Desk Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a desk/table clamp and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page holders for hands-free reading. The unit supports reading material from single sheets to newspap

Levo Bookholder (Stand Model)

The Levo Bookholder (Stand Model) is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bookholder features a cast-iron base with casters for stability and mobility, height-adjustable steel poles to support the bookboard, and a bookboard that can be adjusted for right- or left-handed use in a variety of positions and angles. The glare-resistant bookboard secures and supports the reading material and is equipped with page

Levo Deluxe Ebook And Tablet Floor Stand

The Levo Deluxe eBook and Tablet Floor Stand is an electronic bookholder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The patented cantilever design does not require clearance under furniture and allows the iPad or tablet computer or ebook reader to extend from either the right or left side of chairs, beds, or wheelchair. The unit is adjustable without tools. The platform is adjustable to an infi

Levo Ebook, Ipad And Tablet Pc Clamp On Stand

The Levo eBook, iPad and Tablet PC Clamp On Stand is an adjustable ebook holder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This stand clamps to desks or tables to hold the tablet or ebook reader at eye level. The support board fits iPads and most iPad cases and other tablet computers as well as ebooks, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and Sony eReader. It adjusts to an infi

Levo Lap Desk

The Levo Lap Desk is a notebook / laptop computer support, bookholder, ebook holder, and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. Placed in one direction, the lap desk elevates reading material while reading. Then, when flipped to a different position it becomes a laptop, ebook reader, or iPad or tablet computer holder. The multi-positioning platform enables the user to adjust the angle of a

Lil' Desk Mate

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

Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper

The Milbat Universal Book Holder-Reading Helper is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis, severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of wood, the unit has adjustable metal clamps to hold most books in place. The angle can be adjusted to meet the user's needs.

Modu-Tray

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

My Place Laptop Table

The My Place Laptop Table is a notebook or laptop computer support and bookholder designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight work station can be used while seated in a chair or reclining in bed for writing, using a laptop, reading, doing crafts and more. It has fold-out legs, which adjust to set the tabletop at the optimal height. The tabletop has two panels, the angle of which is independently adjustable. The left panel is designed to hold th

Nantucket Lapreader

The Nantucket Lapreader is a stand for tablet computer, notebook/laptop computer support, or bookholder with lap desk designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This two-piece unit consists of a bamboo reading desk or tablet computer stand and a cotton canvas cushion that can be used as a lap reading pillow. The pieces attach to each other with Velcro and can be used together or separately. The desk includes pen holders and a card holder. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 1

Newspaper Holder (Model 73210)

The Newspaper Holder, model 73210-0000, is designed for holding a newspaper open for hands-free reading. The holder can be used on a bed or wheelchair tray. A center clip holds the top of the paper while flat strips support the edges for full open display. The bottom of the holder has an integral formed spring clip for table mounting. DIMENSIONS: 28 inches long overall. WEIGHT: 1.5 pounds.

Newspaper Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hold an open newspaper in reading position. Suggests that a large cardboard box trimmed to fit in front of the individual, whether sitting or lying down, will hold an open newspaper in reading position with the help of a few thumb tacks; adds that tacks with plastic heads are easier to handle. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. AUTHOR: Hamilton, L. TITLE: Why Didn't Somebody Tell Me About These Things? REF:Book: Author, 217 North Jeffreys St, Pleasant Hills, MO

Over-The-Lap Bookrest

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with low vision to support reading material at the needed height for reading. The user would use pillows on her lap to elevate reading material when away from a book or table, but this solution did not provide sufficient stability. A specially-designed height-adjustable platform was created. A plywood platform padded with firm foam and covered with vinyl was mounted on a frame made of lightweight aluminum. The frame has two L-shaped supports c

Page Restrainer.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Devices to clamp on either side of an open book to hold it open. Describes construction of a page holder made of a paper clamp, wire from a coathanger, a 1/4 inch nut and bolt, and a rubber band. Includes drawings and photograph. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 21-23 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1126 PAGES (including cover): 4 1981.

Paperback Holder, The

The Paperback Holder is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, upper extremity arthritis, and upper extremity disabilities. Made of foam and covered in soft animal-print fabric, this lightweight bookholder accommodates standard and oversized paperback books, as well as soft cover textbooks and magazines. The metal arms of the holder adjust to the thickness of the book and have protective tips to prevent damage to the pages. The unit can be used at a table or ot

Parsons Adjustable Book Buddy (Model 16H153)

The Parsons Adjustable Book Buddy, model 16H153, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who spend long periods reading in bed. This bookholder assists persons having difficulty holding a book or magazine in an open position. The frame is made of epoxy-coated stee tubing and the unit has a clear Lexan reading platform with an adjustable ledge. It comes with an elasticized strap to hold the book open to the desired page. The ledge and the angle are fu

Peeramid Bookrest

The Peeramid Bookrest is a bookholder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, weakness, or arthritis. This pyramid-shaped pillow supports a book on a desk, table, lap, or floor and enables the user to read hands-free. To use the Peeramid, the spine of the book is placed in the wide ledge of the lightweight pillow to be supported by the pyramid at the optimal angle for reading. The pillow has an attached bookmark and a pocket on one side fo

Phifer Reader

The Phifer Reader is bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of a durable lightweight plastic, this adjustable book holder has a built-in stand with patented side-reading feature that will hold the book upright and sideways to allow someone to read while laying on their side. Designed for hands-free use, this device holds books and magazines of all sizes and thicknesses. When the book holder lid is closed, the Phifer Reader can be used as a carrying cas

Portable Book Holder (Model 6042)

The Portable Book Holder, model 6042, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Designed to allow pages to be turned easily, this clear unbreakable plastic product folds flat for carrying and storage. This book holder is latex-free and accommodates any size book.

Prop-It 9-In-1 Easel

The Prop-It 9-in-1 Easel is a bookholder and easel designed for use in teaching children with disabilities. The unit comes with nine teaching tools: a big book easel, presentation easel, magnet board, dry erase board, felt board, chalk board, display, big-book storage rack, and an art easel. The unit folds flat for storage and portability. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 18 x 24 inches when folded.

Prop-It Book Rest

The Prop-It Book Rest is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, grasping disabilities, or arthritis. This unit holds any size printed material. It has an elastic page holder that keeps books open and loose material secure. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 11 inches when closed.

Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit

The Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit is a speech therapy kit containing a stand with bookholder and other items useful for assessment and training of individuals with speech disabilities. A collapsible plastic stand supports cards, mirrors, and magnetic boards. The stand has a ledge for holding papers and books, an adjustable band to keep books open, and adjustable supports to hold tall papers and books. The kit also includes a non-breakable mirror, a steel magnetic board with a dry erase w

Reader 2, The

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book or magazine in view for an individual with limited use of arms and hands lying in bed. A lightweight platform was constructed of 3/8-inch plywood, with the overall dimensions being determined by the needs of the user. The platform is equipped with four legs that allow the device to span the user's body. The legs can also be adapted to fit over bed rails. The surface of the platform is angled to provide an optimal reading angle for the user. OPTION

Reading Desk With Storage

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

Reading Desk With Storage (Model 4064)

The Reading Desk with Storage, model 4064, is a lightweight portable desk with storage designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or those who use wheelchairs. Designed to store small books, paper, writing/drawing materials and utensils, this bookholder has a bottom rim, and tilts to ten positions. Constructed of walnut grain plastic with aluminum position bar. DIMENSIONS: 10 1/2 by 19 inches, folds to 2 inches thick.

Reading Stand

The Reading Stand is a stand with a book holder designed to enable a user to read or draw while keeping a straight posture. The wooden stand consists of a 3/8-inch plywood working surface supported by a frame made of pine. The book holder is a metal L-shaped section fixed to the bottom of the board to support books, large print or Braille materials, or artwork. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by John Duffus for persons who must keep a straight posture, and for persons who cannot support reading

Reading Stand For Bed

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to read in bed. This device is attached to saddle-style mountings which rest on the bed rails. The holder can be moved closer to or farther from the user by sliding it along the rails. Tri-stud adjustments on either side permit up and down adjustment. The lectern surface is mounted on a 19 millimeter stainless steel frame, and the angle can be adjusted using a tri-stud clamp at the back. Movable elastic bands tied around the l

Roberts Book Holder

The Roberts Book Holder is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available in plastic or designer lucite, this unit holds books, newspapers, magazines, or individual sheets of paper at a comfortable angle for reading. The unit consists of a base with 10 roles of holes, a book support and a set of pegs. The pegs are placed in the appropriate holes to accommodate the width and thickness of the material; the pegs keep the book in position and prevent unwant

Shafer Reading Stand (Model 1-03230-00)

The Shafer Reading Stand, model 1-03230-00, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision or physical disabilities. This adjustable, self-supporting stand can hold reading material at different heights and angles. It can be used while sitting or standing by individuals who have difficulty holding a book because of physical disabilities, or by individuals with low vision who benefit from having reading material held at certain angles or distances. This readings stand has a tripo

Sit-Stand Podium Slant Board

The Sit-Stand Podium Slant Board is a writing board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and other physical disabilities. This triple-decker writing platform raises for sitting, standing, or higher-seated work. Twelve adjustment angles promote better posture and enhance comfort when reading and writing. Crafted from durable hardwood ply, the unit has a non-glare, low-contrast polyurethane finish. A strong bottom ledge can hold heavy books and is tapered on the sides so as not to

Slant Board

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

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

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

Songboard And Book Easel

The Songboard and Book Easel, model PVC-SB, is an easel and book holder designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, ormobility disabilities. This collapsible easel is lightweight and portable. The top part of the easel holds a standard songboard, which is attached to the easel with Velcro. Brackets extend from the middle section of the songboard, providing a place to display a standard-size book or 3-ring binder. In classroom use, this gives the instructor two free hands to a

Study Pal

The Study Pal is a bookholder and table top writing desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. This wooden easel has a slanted surface that adjusts to four angles and a lip at the bottom to hold materials in place. The unit folds to book size for storage and transport. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches.

Table Top Easel

The Table Top Easel is a bookholder with storage desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have upper extremity disabilities. This wooden easel can be used at a 30- or 60-degree angle and features storage space under the slanted surface and an extended lip to prevent materials from sliding off in the 30-degree position. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 14 inches. COLOR: Natural wood varnish finish.

Tabletop Songboard Easel (Model Pvc-Te)

The Table-Top Songboard Easel, model PVC-TE, is an easel designed for use by students with physical disabilities who benefit from upright presentation of learning materials. This collapsible easel is lightweight and portable. The top part of the easel holds a legal file folder-size songboard or game, which may be attached to the easel with Velcro. The easel provides an instructor with two free hands to assist students or manipulate objects or picture cues.

Thai Pad

The Thai Pad is a bookholder and support for tablet computers or e-readers designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or weakness or arthritis. This book support pillow is designed for table or lap use and supports large and small books. Covered in Thai silk and filled with hypoallergenic polyfiber, the unit has a fold out base to hold writing instruments and a sewn-in bookmark cord. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 12 x 12 x 6 inches open and 6.26 x 12 x 8.5 inches closed. WEIGHT: 1.2

Thai Roll

The Thai Roll is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or an e-reader designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. One edge of this lap pillow can be rolled and fastened to the other end using the beads and fabric loops. The pillow can be fastened at several different angles to place a book, iPad, or other tablet computer in the optimal position for the user. The Thai Roll's attached tie can be used as a bookmark

Wheelchair Reading Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wheelchair tray with a hinged section that tilts up to support reading material; can be swung out of the way or easily removed. Lists materials needed and provides drawing and diagram for a wheelchair reading tray, made of wood with aluminum bar stock and pipe tube. COMMENTS: For information contact: Dr Ken Bruwelheide, Department of Agricultural and Industrial Education, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. M

Wheelchair Tray Easel (Models 31140 & 31141)

The Wheelchair Tray Easel, Models 31140 and 31141, is a bookholder with lapboard and an easel designed for use by people who use wheelchairs. The adjustable angle easel attaches to any lapboard with a front rim. Model 31140 is made of clear polycarbonate, and Model 31141 is fabricated of Melamine-impregnated fiberboard. Both models have a hinged, adjustable length leg brace for setting the angle of the easel. The easel includes a 1.5-inch front edge or lip. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants th

Windowpane Page Holder

The Windowpane Page Holder is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Made of solid alder, this bookholder adjusts to four angles or folds flat for storage. A large lip at the base of the support keeps book pages open. OPTIONS: Personalization is available. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 7 x 6.75 x 5 to 6.25 inches. COLOR: Natural or dark cherry.

Wire Book Holder

Wire book holders and stands for use on tables. Variety of models and sizes. Electroplated in zinc, nickel, or nickel chrome.

 
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