--- "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.
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,
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
--- "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
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
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