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20 / 20 Easy To Read Pen

The 20/20 Easy to Read Pen is a low vision pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pen writes bold lines in easy-to-read black ink. It is also thick in diameter so it is easy to grip.

20-20 Pens

20-20 Pens are designed for individuals with low vision. Pen for users with low vision. Bold line 20/20 Pens make handwriting easy to read. Bold black felt-tip marker with permanent ink provides high contrast against light-colored backgrounds.

25 Grippers

The 25 Grippers are a set of 25 triangular finger grips designed for individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. These triangular grips help position the user's hand for writing and they can also be used with some cutlery, toothbrushes, and other small utensils. COLOR: Assorted bright colors.

6760 Utensil Handles

The 6760 Utensil Handles are foam holders that fit into palm of the hand. The holders have a hole in the center for eating utensils, personal hygiene items, activity brushes and crayons, and other items. The holders have an anchor strap that goes around the back of the hand, are contoured, and adjustable for fit. These devices may also be used as hand exercisers. SIZES: Small (1-inch diameter x 3 inches) and Large (1.5-inch diameter x 3.75 inches). COLOR: Blue, orange or red.

6762 Therapy Handles

The 6762 Therapy Handles are foam grasping aids for hands. These holders have a 1-inch extension which the thumb can be positioned around. A utensil, pen, pencil, or other instrument can be placed into the extension itself or in the end of the holder, depending on the hand position. An adjustable snap buckle slides along the strap for an individualized fit. An additional vinyl strap that attaches to the therapy handle strap is also included. The additional length allows the strap to be wrapped a

Ableware Ring Writer Clip

The Ableware Ring Writer Clip is a a utensil or pen or pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or gripping ability. Made of polyethylene, this device consists of two linked rings. The larger ring slips over a thumb or finger and the implement or utensil handle slips into the smaller ring at the correct angle for use. This device can be used with pens, pencils, paint brushes, straight razors, tooth brushes, etc. SIZES: The package of three include

Adult Weighted Holder

The Adult Weighted Holder is a pencil or pen holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These holders securely hold most round or irregularly shaped items from 1/8-inch to 7/16-inch in diameter. This weighted handle is available in a standard or deluxe model and uses three adjustable set screws to accommodate different sizes. The deluxe model has a plastic vinyl handle and the standard model has a metal handle. The set includes a Husky pencil, a pencil sharpener, a

Aid To Independence: Hand Splint For Cerebral Palsied Children.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hand splint to enable a child with cerebral palsy to hold a pencil, crayon or stick. Discusses construction of the splint, rationale for use and advantages and disadvantages. The splint consists of 2 parts: a molded plastic forearm splint with straps to keep the hand at 20 percent extension, and a dowel for the child's fingers to fit around which has a hole to hold a pencil or crayon. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR

Aluminum Signature Guide

The Aluminum Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It helps to ensure proper signature placement for checks, contracts, etc. DIMENSIONS: Rectangular ring 3.5 x 1 inch.

Aph Signature Guide (Model 1-03530-00)

The APH Signature Guide, model 1-03530-00, is an aluminum signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This guide aids people who are visually impaired in writing their signatures. The aluminum frame has an opening with an elastic band; the band provides a guide for writing and flexes to allow for the descenders of letters. The frame also has a rubber backing to prevent slipping. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4.5 x 2.25 inches with a window of 3.5 x 1 inches.

Aphont

APHont is a low vision font designed for use by readers with low vision. It embodies characteristics that have been shown to enhance reading speed, comprehension, and comfort for large print users. The APHont Suite consists of Regular, Bold, Italic, and Italic Bold fonts. Features include more even spacing between letters; higher crossbars; no serifs; wider letters; heavier letters; underslung "j" and "q"; more open letters; and larger punctuation marks.

Aria

Aria is a braille notetaker with speech output designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This computerized organizer is designed with word processing, mathematical and communicating capabilities. The user can construct full-fledged documents, transfer files, drive a modem or use a statistical calculator. With DOS interface, this device can run external software. It can be upgraded; the system runs on 1 Megabyte of RAM and 2 Megabytes of Flash ROM (contains the Aria software).

Arthwriter Hand Aid, The (Model F73514)

The Arthwriter Hand Aid, model F73514, is a grasping aid designed to provide grip assistance to individuals with hand or finger disabilities, particularly arthritis, missing fingers, or persons wearing hand casts. The device may be used to holds pencils, pens, razors, toothbrushes, or other utensils. The unit consists of a plastic ball with a 0.75-inch central hole. An enlarged thumbscrew on the side clamps the handle of the item inserted into the hole to secure it. DIMENSIONS: Ball is 3 inches

Artist's Work Station

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable drawing table and felt tipped marker holder which can be controlled by an artist with no hand function using a mouthstick. The work station includes a commercial drawing table with a motor driven device to raise or lower the board, adjusted to allow control of the board angle; it uses magnets to hold paper onto the metal surface of the board; and a " lazy susan" device with holes in it to hold drawing implements, placed on a hospital style b

Assorted Foam Grips

The Assorted Foam Grips are a set of pencil holders designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. The set includes one Foam Grip, one Ridged Foam Grip, one Baseball Grip,one Swirl Grip, and one Thick 'N Thin Foam Grip (all styles also available individually). DIMENSIONS: The Baseball Grip is 2.25 inches long and the other styles are 1.5 inches long.

Baseball Foam Grip

The Baseball Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This soft grip is shaped like a baseball bat and is slightly enlarged at one end to provide tactile and visual cues for finger positioning. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches long.

Beginner's Writing Paper

White, 50-pound, standard finish paper is printed with black ink on 8 1/ 2 by 11 inch sheets. Paper is padded and comes in packages of approximately 100 pages. Assists in the instruction of manuscript and cursive writing. Six different models available; Lower Case Manuscript ( 50 sets of the alphabet); Lower case cursive (33 sets of the alphabet); Upper case manuscript (33 sets of the alphabet); Upper case cursive (25 sets of the alphabet); Plain with 11 inch lines (100 sheets) and Plain with 8

Berol Colourmarker

The Berol Colourmarker is a bold line marker designed for use by individuals with low vision. Markers are available with a round tip that produces a 2-millimeter wide line, or with a wedge tip that produces either a 2-millimeter or a 5-millimeter wide line. The tip can be reversed to give the marker a longer life. Markers can be used for lettering, diagrams, broad coloring, and drawing. The ink is washable, and the marker will work for at least 14 days if the cap is removed. COLORS: Black, blue,

Berol Dry Wipe Marker

The Berol Dry Wipe Marker is a low vision pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This chunky dry wipe marker can be used on most dry wipe boards, and are available in round or chisel tip styles. The line width is 2 millimeters for round tip markers and 2 or 5 millimeters for chisel tip markers. COLORS: Black, blue, green, red, yellow, orange, brown, or purple.

Berol Dry Wipe Pen - Broad Tip

The Berol Dry Wipe Pen - Broad Tip is a bold line pen designed for use by individuals with low vision. This dry wipe pen has a broad tip for bolder writing. It can be used on most non-absorbent dedicated white boards and is particularly useful for smaller boards. DIMENSIONS: Line width is 1.7 millimeters. COLORS: Black ink.

Big Print Check Register

The Big Print Check Register is a bold line check register designed for use by individuals with low vision. The register is spiral bound with a slim format for use and portability. It has bold column headings and extra-large entry boxes, with 350 entry spaces, enough for approximately one full year of transactions. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 9 inches when closed.

Board For Securing Paper When Writing.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Prevents paper from moving while writing. Plywood board with two metal strips with an attached spring to serve as clips to hold the paper in position. A wooden guard is mounted horizontally to prevent the child's hand from striking the spring mechanism. Diagram included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking, Assembly. AUTHOR: Bureau of Handicapped Children, Dir of Pupil Personnel Services TITLE: Teaching Aids for Children with Cerebral Palsy. REF: Book: State

Bold Line Graph Sheets (Models 1-04061-00, 1-04062-00, 1-04063, 1-04064-00, & 1-04065-00)

Designed for the use of the partially sighted. Major unit lines are 0. 030 inches wide and subunit lines are 0.015 inches wide. Comes in packages of 100 sheets. 8 1/2 by 11 inches.

Bold Line Letter-Writing Paper (Models 1-04811-00 & 1-04821-00)

Bold Line Letter-Writing Paper is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. It has bold black lines printed on white paper without margins, and comes in pads of 500 sheets. Paper is unpunched. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8.5 with 7/16 inch line spacing (model 1-04811-00) or 9/16 inch line spacing (model 1-04821-00).

Bold Line Notebook Paper (Models 1-04791-00, 1-04801-00, 1-048510-00, 1-04861-00)

Bold Line Notebook Paper, models 1-04791-00, 1-04801-00, 1-048510-00, and 1-04861-00, is bold line paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. The sheets have bold black lines printed on white paper with left margines. Paper is sold in 500 sheet packages and comes in unpunched pads or loose sheets punched for a three ring binder, with a line spacing of 7/16 inch or 9/16 inch. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.

Bold Lined Writing Paper (Models Plu-815 & Plu-835)

Bold Lined Writing Paper, models PLU-815 and PLU-835, is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. This paper has bold lines with wide spacing and comes with 100 double-sided sheets per pad. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches. Line spacing is 0.75 inch (model PLU-815) or 0.5 inches (model PLU-835). COLOR: Paper is white with bold black lines.

Boldline Spiral Notebook (Model 1-04825-00)

The Boldline Spiral Notebook, model 1-04825-00, is a bold line notebook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This spiral notebook has 100 sheets of bold line paper. DIMENSIONS: Paper is 8.5 x 11 inches with 9/16 inch line spaces. COLORS: Cover color is a "surprise" color; if more than one notebook is ordered, the cover color will be the same for all notebooks in the order.

Braille 'n Speak

Braille 'N Speak is an electronic braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features a six-key Perkins-style braille keyboard and the capability to provide output in print, synthesized speech, or braille. This portable stand-alone data manager offers a simple command structure; word processing capabilities and spell check; a fully-adjustable speech synthesizer which enables the user to control the rate of speech, tone, pitch, and more; a Grade 2

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M20)

The Braille Lite Millennium, Series M20, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 20-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M20 features a 56K modem, e-mail capability, word processing, one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually unlimited

Braille Lite Millennium (Series M40)

The Braille Lite Millennium, series M40, is a Braille notetaker designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is through a an eight-dot Perkins-style Braille keyboard, and output is through a 40-character refreshable Braille display and an adjustable speech synthesizer. The Braille Lite M40 features a 56K modem, e-mail capabilities, word processing, quick one-key commands, and 14 megabytes (MB) of internal memory. Use of removable SanDisk CompactFlash cards allows virtually un

Braille Sense U2 Qwerty (Model H432Q)

The Braille Sense U2 QWERTY, model H432Q, is a Braille and electronic notetaker and word processor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This compact, portable notetaker has a 9-key Perkins-style Braille keyboard, a QWERTY (alphabetic) keyboard, a 32-cell braille display, and an optional LCD display. It provides the functionality of a laptop computer, including WiFi, chat, document processing, DAISY playback, GPS, YouTube, Excel, and DropBox. It can perform up to sev

Braille Star 40

The Braille Star 40 is a refreshable braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can function both as a braille computer display terminal and as a portable braille notetaker. With Braille Star's Scratchpad feature, users can take notes while the device is connected to a computer, or download a file from the computer or the Internet and read, edit, and save changes to it when the Braille Star is disconnected. The Scratchpad can store up to four mega

Braille Wave

Braille Wave is a refreshable Braille display designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This slimline 40-character Braille display provides access to most computer operating systems, including DOS, Windows 95/98/ME, Windows NT/2000, and Linux, and features a built-in note-taking facility that can be used with or without connection to a computer. The included software enables notes taken to be transferred to Microsoft Word on a personal computer. Standard features include

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Bt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model BT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has an eight-dot braille keyboard, voice output, and a 32-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SDRAM; three

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 18)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 18, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX31 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillenote Apex (Model Qt 32)

The BrailleNote Apex, model QT 32, is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) keyboard, voice output, and an 18-cell refreshable braille display. The display features thumb navigation by line, sentence or paragraph with braille keyboard. Other features include Microsoft Windows CE 6 operating system with Freescale iMX32 processor, 8 gigabytes (GB) of non-volatile user storage and 256 megabytes (MB) SD

Braillino

Braillino is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This notetaker has a 20-character braille display with two Triple Action keys and an eight-key braille keyboard. It can be used independently or connected by a docking station to the Nokia Communicator, models 9210i or 9290 (see separate entry), a cell phone / personal data assistant (PDA). When the notetaker is connected to the Communicator, the latter can be controlled using the notetaker's brail

Bulb Shaped Grips

The Bulb Shaped Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. These bulb-shaped soft plastic grips slip on to any standard size pen or pencil and have three sides for finger placement. This design provides comfortable finger positioning and prevents the writing utensil from rolling. COLOR: Blue.

Check Writing Guide (Model 163733)

Template for filling in necessary information on a standard 3 3/4 by 6 inch check.

Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook (Model 1-04826-00)

The Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook, model 1-04826-00, is a bold line notebook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This spiral notebook has a heavy-duty cover and 75 sheets of bold line paper inside. DIMENSIONS: Paper is 8.5 x 11 inches with 7/16 inch line spaces. COLOR: The cover has a marbled design.

Credit Card Guide And Magnifier (Model 198653)

Signature guide and magnifier placed at lower left hand corner of charge slip, where it lines up with the signature line. Enables the the user to sign his name within the credit card signature margin. Magnifier can be used for reviewing bills or menus.

Dark Lined Letter Writing Paper

Dark Lined Letter Writing Paper is bold line writing paper designed for use by individuals with low vision. The paper is lined on both sides and is sold in packages of 50 sheets. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches. COLOR: White with dark lines.

Disk Drive For Notetaker

The Disk Drive for Notetaker is a disk accessory designed to enable users of Freedom Scientific braille and electronic notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see separate entries) to save any file from a notetaker to a standard diskette. The diskettes are formatted in standard PC-compatible format and are readable by any IBM or compatible computer. The diskettes can be used for data storage or sharing or to serve as a backup of file memory for the notetaker. Thi

Elba - Braillex El Braille Assistant

The Braillex EL Braille Assistant (ELBA) is a Braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The ELBA features a built-in modem and software providing full Internet and e-mail access. Also included are a word processor, day-planner, scientific calculator, MP3 player, spreadsheet program, database program, and Braille translation program. It uses the Linux operating system. The ELBA has 16 megabytes (MB) of non-volatile flash memory and 32 MB RAM, allowing storage

Embossed Pencil Writing Paper (Model 1-04560-00)

Writing paper for the blind. Standard, white braille paper, 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, embossed with heavy guide lines. Available in pads of 165 sheets.

Evo.pen

The Evo.Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand. This unit consists of a large bulb-style grasp with a replacable pen tip. The grasp fits in the palm of the hand and is contoured to the shape of the fingers, providing support for the joints during writing. OPTIONS: A set of three pen refills is available.

Expresso Medium Point Writing Pen

The Expresso Medium Point Writing Pen is a low vision marking pen designed for use by persons with low vision. It produces a 0.5 millimeter-wide black line that dries quickly, and is good for writing notes and letters that can be read more easily by persons with low vision.

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

Finger Loop Writing Device

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Finger splint made of molded plastic to position fingers in an optimal three point pinch for writing. Describes constructing a loop splint made of 18 inches of 1/2 inch plastic which can be molded when warmed in hot water. Designed to be less bulky than a regular splint. Must be made to fit each individual. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: Designed by Dorie Milner, OTR, Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, 400 E 34th Street, New York 10016. SKILLS REQUIRE

Finger Print Pen

The Finger Print Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand, limited distal mobility, or limited grasping ability. This small pen is attached to a ring into which slides the tip of one finger and requires only one other finger to steady it. SIZES: Small, medium, and large.

Fixture For Use With Typewriter Or Other Keyboard

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize the hands of someone with uncontrolled motions, to permit use of a keyboard. Describes device made of clear plexiglass with padded holes for the hands to fit through. The plexiglass is in a channel and can slide back and forth so the person can reach the whole keyboard, which is mounted on a tilt for maximum visibility. The keys are struck with pencils held in each hand, held on with elastic straps. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED

Foam Grip

The Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This short round grip provides a cushion for those who grip the writing implement too tight. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 inches long.

Foam Grips

The Foam Grips are pen and pencil holders designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand in gripping pencils or pens or other small utensils or tools. These soft foam tubes slide onto standard pens or pencils or other items. DIMENSIONS: The holders are 1.75 inches long. The inside measures .3125 inches in diameter. COLOR: Assorted.

Freedom Writer

The Freedom Writer a pen holder designed to assist people with limited grasping ability or manual dexterity. The device consists of a wide, lightweight, clear plastic base with a hole at the front through which the pen is inserted. The base supports the hand and a gentle downward pressure brings the pen (included) into contact with the paper. A slight withdrawl of the hand lifts the pen to move on to the next word. The device accepts any standard pen or pencil.

Freund Long Hand Writing Kit (Model 1-03330)

The Freund Long Hand Writing Kit is a tactile script letter guide designed to teach cursive writing to individuals who are blind or have low vision. The main purpose of this kit is to teach students how to write their signature. Some of the concepts that are introduced are: how to hold a pen, pencil or crayon; the importance of good posture; left to right direction of handwriting; baseline and upper and lower areas where letters are formed; basic handwriting strokes; how letters are connected; a

Green-Lined Writing Paper For Primary Students (Models 1-04831-00, 1-04869-00, 1-04872-00, 1-04841-00, & 1-4881-00)

Green-Lined Writing Paper for Primary Students, is bold lined writing paper designed for use by students with low vision. The paper comes in "portrait" (models 1-04831-00, 1-04869-00, and 1-04872-00) or "landscape" (models 1-04841-00 and 1-4881-00) layout, and is either unpunched (models 1-04831-00 and 1-04841-00) or three-hole punched (models1-04869-00, 1-04872-00, and 1-4881-00). The paper comes in packages of 300 sheets. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 8.5 inches with 0.75-inch line spacing (models 1-

Grip Stix

Grip Stix are easy grasp pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. These standard-sixed number 2 pencils are carved with indentations to provide cues for correct index finger placement.

Grip-Tec Utensils

Grip-Tec Utensils are easy grasp pens and pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The ballpoint pen and mechanical pencil (sold separately) are each available in right- or left-handed models and have molded shafts in the shape of a grasp. The pencil has thick primary lead and is slightly weighted. OPTIONS: A set of six replacement leads and a sharpener are available.

Grooved Fiber Writing Cards (Model 23-7201-9)

Grooved Fiber Writing Cards, model 23-7201-9, are raised line cards designed for use in handwriting practice by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The cards have wide-ruled grooves and are suitable for pens or pencils. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.

Grooved Writing Board

The Grooved Writing Board is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The lones on the board are slightly raised so that they may be felt through a sheet of paper. The user places a sheet of paper on top of the board, then writes above the lines. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.

Handhugger Blacklead Pencil

The Handhugger Blacklead Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children or adults with disabilities of the hand. These triangular HB pencils have a strong lead to withstand tough use by younger writers. The pencil has a slip resistant texture to ensure a better grasp, and it is made from wood flour to prevent splinters. Pencils are available in packages of 12 or 72.

Handhugger Writing Pen

The Handhugger Writing Pen is an easy grasp pen with a triangular handle designed for use by children or adults with fine motor disabilities or physical grasp difficulties. These triangular writing pens have a chunky, hard-wearing nib that gives slight resistance to the paper for greater control. The triangular shape is comfortable to hold for all age groups including those with physical grasp difficulties as well as very young children. The pen has washable ink and a line width of 0.7 millimete

Handi-Writer

The Handi-Writer is a writing aid designed for use with children limited hand strength or inappropriate grasping patterns. This device loops over the wrist and over the writing implement to encourage the hand to form the tripod grip. Instructions are included.

Hinged Check Writing Guide

The Hinged Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include a hinged back permitting checks to be inserted and cut-out fields that assists in filling in all necessary entries. The device fits standard checkbooks. DIMENSIONS: (Haw): 2.75 x 6 inches.

Hinged Full Page Letter Guide

The Hinged Full Page Letter Guide is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The hinged back holds the page securely in place and 13 evenly slotted openings act as a guide for writing. The guide fits standard letter-size paper. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8.5 x 11 inches.

Hoyle Grip Rite Grippers, Hoyle Super Grip, & Round Grippers

Triangular or round grips slide over shaft of pen, pencil or other hand held items. Soft vinyl provides more comfortable grip when writing and encourages natural finger hold to minimize finger strain. Several sizes available to fit variety of hand held tools such as crochet hooks, paintbrushes or silverware. Bag of 14 contains 7 sizes, 2 of each size. Pen and pencil holders available in bags of 25 or 100; Super Grip holders fit larger diameter ball point pens, crayons and some silverware. The gr

Icon

Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re

Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing / Signature Guide

The Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing/Signature Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by people with vision, fine motor, or other writing disabilities or arthritis to write and endorse to cash standard checks and traveler's checks. The plastic device can also be used as a signature guide for both right and left-handed people. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 3 1/8 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: Lifetime Guarantee under narmal use.

Kinsman EZ Grip Pen, Model 565955

Kinsman EZ grip pen is designed to assist users with hands difficulties. People who have writing, fine motors, grasping or upper extreme disabilities can use the EZ grip pen to help them write. 

Klick Pencil Holder (Model 6058)

The Klick Pencil Holder, model 6058, is a pencil or pen holder designed for use with a universal cuff. The device consists of a 2-roller locking mechanism which holds the utensil in place. The desired angle can be set with a screwdriver by bending the metal frame to tilt the pencil back under the palm if needed. A clicking sound indicates that the pencil is in place. The device adjusts to right or left hand and can be used with any utensil holder.

Large Animal Markers

The Large Animal Markers are easy grasp marker pens designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These markers are washable and easy to hold and the animal heads serve as the caps. The round bodies and tapered shape are useful for opening the web space of the hand and using the palmar arches. These markers are available in a farm animal set, a dinosaur set, and a jungle set. Each set includes six markers.

Letter Writing Guide (Models 282101 & 435288)

Letter Writing Guides are designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The guides are durable sheets with 13 apertures having standard line spacing. OPTIONS: Model 292102 is aluminum, model 435288 is plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.

Letter Writing Paper (Models 1-04820-00 & 1-04810-00)

Bold, black lines printed on white, 50 pound, standard finish paper. Paper measures 8 1/2 by 11 inches. Two padded styles provide 100 sheets each. 1-04810-00 has 7/16 inches, 1-04820-00 has 9/16 inch lines.

Lite-Touch Pen (Model Nc21020)

The Lite-Touch Pen, model NC21020, is an easy grasp pen designed to allow people who have difficulty grasping writing instruments or exerting pressure to write easily and comfortable. This black ink pen features a built-up barrel with indentations to facilitate holding. The hollow barrel can be filled to provide added weight. The pen is made of lightweight plastic with a clip top. A cap is included.

Literacy Productivity Pack - Version 14.0

Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio

Low Vision Writing Paper - Bold Line

Low Vision Writing Paper - Bold Line is bold line writing paper designed with thick contrasting lines for use by individuals with low vision. Standard letter size paper is lined on both sides and comes in a 100-sheet pad. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches. Lines are 0.75 inches apart. COLOR: White paper with black lines.

Maestro

Maestro is a voice output personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is an HP iPAQ Pocket PC made accessible by means of a text-to-speech application and a tactile keyboard membrane over the PDA touch screen. Functions include a calendar, contact list, notetaking, and access to text files. Notes can be taken directly using the tactile keyboard or an external wireless braille or alphabetic keyboard. Files can be transferred to and from

Magnetic Writing Board

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to stabilize writing material for a person with use of one hand only. Briefly describes steel and wood writing surface with magnetized strips to hold papers in place and a raised lip to hold pencils. Originally designed for use by hemiplegic workshop employee. COMMENTS: For more information contact: United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, 122 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10020. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Greco, M TITLE: Problem Solv

Make It Yourself Holder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY PURPOSE: Increase grasp on writing implement. Suggests wrapping a pen or pencil with tape or twisting rubber bands around the writing implement; inserting the writing device into a practice golf ball, foam curler, foam tubing or a piece of childs modeling clay in order to increase the circumference. an elastic holder can be made by shaping a 1 1/2 inch wide strip of elastic around the thumb, then pinning the elastic; next pin elastic around a pen or pencil, then around the

Marks Script Guide

The Marks Script Guide is a clipboard equipped with a horizontal writing guides to help individuals with visual disabilities or with limited dexterity to write in longhand. The clipboard holds standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper. The horizontal guide slides up and down the left side of the blipboard, one line at a time.

Memovoice Notepad

The Memovoice Notepad is a braille notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Memovoice Notepad has a seven-point Braille keyboard and voice output in several languages, delivered through headphones or a built-in speaker. Functions include an alarm clock, calendar, appointments list, events list, and notepad. The Memovoice Notepad has a 256 kilobyte (KB) flash memory and 128 KB random access memory (RAM), with 2 megabytes (MB) total memory. POWER: Uses two 1.5 vo

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

Multiple Choice Multipurpose Answer Sheets (Models 1-04051-00 & 1-040720-00)

Multiple Choice Multipurpose Answer Sheets, models 1-04051-00 and 1-040720-00, are answer sheets designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. Answer sheets available in braille (1-04051-00) or large print (1-040720-00). Each sheet has 20 lines numbered 1 to 20, with five answer choices labeled A,B,C,D, and E (lower case in braille). Braille sheets are embossed on standard, white braille paper, 10.25 x 10.75 inches. Large type sheets are 8.5 x 11 inches. Both types are

Name Writing Mitt

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping or fine motor disabilities to print his/her name or participate in a sponge painting activity. Attach foam or rubber letters to a Duramitt glove. These gloves are marketed by Playtex, Inc., and come in two styles. One type of Duramitt has a sponge covering on the palm portion of the mitt, and the other style has the tough scrubbing nylon covering on the palm portion. With either mitt it is possible to attach pieces of Velc

Nitewriter

The Nitewriter is a pen with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. This pen, which can also be used as an emergency flashlight, shines a light on the page in front of the tip. A refill ink cartridge is included. POWER: Uses two triple A batteries (included). COLOR: White or black body.

Non-Slip Writing Board

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to position papers and write independently. To make this board, cut a 9 x 12 inch rectangle from the fiberboard or plastic, wood, plexiglass, or any non-bendable flat smooth surface material. Glue the rubberized shelf paper or rubber feet to one side of board, creating a non slip surface for the underside of the board. Attach a sturdy bag clip by gluing to the top side of board. VARIATIONS: Use a fiberb

Opti-Plus Extra Sturdy Envelope Writing Guide

The Opti-Plus Extra Sturdy Envelope Writing Guide is a writing guide designed for addressing envelopes for individuals with visual disabilities. This unit has Slotted openings to help the users address #10 business-size envelopes. The slots have adequate space for using a bold line writing pen. The unit is made of sturdy plastic with high contrast between the slotted top panel and the solid back panel. The user lifts the top panel and places the envelope on the back panel. Closing the top holds

Opti-Plus Folding Check Writing Guide

The Opti-Plus Folding Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This sturdy plastic guide has a Hinged frame with cut-out windows. The frame holds the check in place while the user writes within the cut-out windows. The guide fits most standard checks.

Opti-Plus Signature Guide

The Opti-Plus Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a wallet sized plastic guide with a cut-out in the middle to aid in the the proper placement of a signature when signing a document. COLOR: Black.

Orthocare Wanchik's Writer

The Orthocare Wanchik's Writer is a pen or pencil holder and writing orthosis that attaches to the hand and index finger. Available in models for the right or left hand, the brace holds the writing instrument in three- point pinch. SIZES: Junior, Small (women), and Large (men).

Orthocare Wanchik's Writer ##2

The Orthocare Wanchik's Writer ##2 is a pen or pencil holder, or orthotic writing aid, that provides wrist support on the dorsal (top) surface of the forearm, wrist and hand, and full support of the index finger in a flexed writing position. Two Velcro straps secure the orthosis at the forearm and wrist. SIZES: Available in left and right hand models; Small (##4036, ##4037) and Large (##4038, ##4039).

Pac Mate Bns

The PAC Mate BNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an eight-dot braille keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for braille and speech output. It provides access to Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or to sync up and share data with other devices. With the addition of a

Pac Mate Tns

PAC Mate TNS is a personal digital assistant (PDA) designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Pocket PC device has an alphabetic keyboard and utilizes JAWS for Windows (see separate entry) for speech output. The alphabetic keyboard uses standard JAWS commands. The device provides access to everyday Windows-based desktop data and software applications, and can run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage information internally or sync up and share data

Pediatric Weighted Holder

The Pediatric Weighted Holder is a pencil or pen holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These holders securely hold most round or irregularly shaped items from 1/8-inch to 7/16-inch in diameter. This weighted handle is available in a standard or deluxe model and uses three adjustable set screws to accommodate different sizes. The deluxe model has a plastic vinyl handle and the standard model has a metal handle. The set includes a number 2 pencil, an allen wrenc

Pen And Pencil Holder

The Pen and Pencil Holders are triangular finger grips designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand in gripping pencils or pens. These molded soft palstic grips slide onto standard pens or pencils. COLOR: Assorted.

Pen And Pencil Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold pens and pencils in such a way that fingers can be slipped under them to pick them up, for persons with poor pinch, grasp, or hand function. Pictures a holder made of a strip of foam packaging material with grooves cut to hold pens and pencils; this is held in place with double-stick tape or other friction material. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Mallik, K; Shaver, E M TITLE: Jobs and Self-Sufficiency REF: Washington DC: George Washi

Pen Or Pencil Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple pen or pencil holder for persons unable to grasp pen or pencil. Use 1/2 elastic and cut a length to fit around the thumb and index finger or the thumb and middle finger. Sew the elastic into a loop and three slots for the two fingers and pen. Includes picture and drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: TITLE: Do it Yourself Again, Self-help Devices for the Stroke Patient. REF: Book: American Heart Association; p 20. 1969.

Pen Or Pencil Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Simple pen or pencil holder for persons unable to grasp pen or pencil. Cut two thin strips of aluminum. Bend one strip to form a clip to hold a pen or pencil and bend the other strip to clip over thumb. Loosely rivet the strips at the center. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: TITLE: Do it Yourself Again, Self-help Devices for the Stroke Patient. REF: Book: American Heart Association; p 20. 1969.

Pencil And Grip Sampler

The Pencil and Grip Sampler is a set of pencils and pencil holders designed for use by children and adults with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. This set includes seven standard pencils and nine basic pencil grips in a variety of shapes to address a variety of grasping difficulties.

Pencil Grips

The Pencil Grips are pen and pencil holders designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities, grasping disabilities, and other disabilities of the fingers and hand. These contoured, soft rubber grips aid in holding pens, pencils, slim crayons, standard paint brushes, etc. COLOR: Assorted.

Pencil Holder (Model H73513)

The Pencil Holder, model H73513, is a plastic cuff designed to fit around the hand to hold a pencil or pen, assisting individuals with limited manual dexterity or strength. The device consists of a polycarbonate strip with a split tube pencil grip attached to the molded polystryrene hand clip by a flexible vinyl sleeve. DIMENSIONS: Length adjustable from 6 to 7 inches.

Pencil Holder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Improve ability to hold pencil for persons with no ability to grasp pen or pencil. Sketch of a pencil with elastic pencil holder attached. Holder is a strip of elastic with a small loop sewn at each end to hold pencil. SKILLS REQUIRED: sewing. AUTHOR: Bureau of Handicapped Children, Dir of Pupil Personnel Services TITLE: Teaching Aids for Children with Cerebral Palsy. REF: Book: State Univ of New York, Albany, NY; p 18 1956.

Penholder.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pen or pencil holder for quadriplegic with use of arms but not hands. Penholder made of a piece of aluminum bent like a bracelet or nail brush to fit around the palm with a piece of tubing on one side to hold the writing implement. The aluminum should be wrapped with tape; the pen is held in place with a rubber band. Includes photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J J; Tindall, L W TITLE: Tools, Equipment and Machinery Adapted for

Penlight

The PenLight is a pen with light designed for use by individuals with low vision. Clicking once and it is a pen and with a light; click again and it functions a pen only. The pen comes with two LED bulbs and uses standard ballpoint refills. POWER: Uses A76 button batteries (three included). COLOR: Red or silver.

Pilot Dr. Grip Pen

The Pilot Dr. Grip Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This retractable medium-point pen has a soft, wide cushioned grip. The pen uses standard refills. COLOR: A variety of barrel colors are available with black or blue ink.

Pre-Writing Switch.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A child using a metal bolt as a writing implement can activate a tape player or other device by tracing the appropriate path on a metal cookie sheet. This activity strengthens fine motor and grasping skills. Describes a motion detection switch, constructed by soldering a subminiature plug to one end of a 4 inch conductor wire and wrapping the other end tightly around a 4 inch long metal bolt. Simple paths or letters are cut from paper or cardboard and

Pronto! Qs

Pronto! QS is a braille notetaker and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Pronto! QS includes a standard 69-key QWERTY keyboard with tactile markers for entering data and natural sounding speech output. It can be used as a notebook, calendar with diary, voice recorder, address and phone book, clock, standard and scientific calculator, altitude and compass information, and an MP3 player. It has one built-in microphone and two bui

Pvc Pencil Holder

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to hold a pen, pencil, paint brush, or similar item. To make this device, drill a quarter-inch hole into the center of one of the PVC Tees. Assemble the pencil holder by attaching a PVC Tee to each end of the PVC Nipple. The parts may be threaded and will screw together. Thread the thumbscrew into the drilled hole. Place pencil, marker or paintbrush into the Tee and tighten with the thumbscrew until se

Raised Line Checkbook For Educational Purposes (Model 1-03500-00)

Checks printed with raised lines on regulation checkbook paper and interleaved with braille paper for stub record keeping. Entire booklet is bound in perfect binding, and checks are perforated for easy detachment. Each booklet contains 50 checks and stubs. For educational purposes.

Right Angle Pockets (Models 1532 & 1533)

The Right Angle Pocket, models 1532 and 1533, are utensil or pen holders designed for use by individual with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or gripping ability. A leather cuff (not included) attaches to metal bracket for use with universal cuff. Model 1532 is a single pocket holder that positions utensils or pens at right angle to the palm and turns to the best angle for writing. Model 1533 is a double pocket holder that fits standard and round pens, pencils and tootbrushes. The holders c

Right-Line Paper And Stop-Go Right-Line Paper (Models 90B10W, 90B10N & 90B10S)

Right-Line and Stop-Go Right-Line Paper is writing paper with raised lines designed for use by people who have difficulty staying within the lines of other writing paper such as individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or vision impairment. Both papers are printed on white stock. Right-Line paper has raised lines superimposed on printed green lines to allow the user to feel the line. Stop-Go Right-Line has red and green printed lines, with the raised line superimposed on the r

Ring-Pen

The RinG-Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by people with arthritis, hand tremors, or other hand disabilities. The pen creates stability and reduces pain and stress by enabling the user to slip one finger through a ring on the barrel and supporting the barrel on each side with the remaining fingers. Serrations on the barrel also assist in optimizing positioning for the writer's needs. Made of durable, lightweight plastic, the pen features a non-corrosive metal tip and a removable cap wit

Sammons Preston Activity Board (Models 4067 & 4066)

Sammons Preston Activity Board is a sensory integration activity designed for use by individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias or cognitive disabilities. This Portable adjustable wooden paper holder adjusts from 15 to 75 degrees and folds for storage. Adjustable wooden bars hold paper or other material up to 3/8 inch thick. Nonslip rubber cushion base. Deluxe model 4066 has telescoping leg that adjusts to any angle. DIMENSIONS: 18 x 27 inch frame. WEIGHT: 7.5 pounds.

Script Letter Sheet (Model 1-04040-00) & Script Letter Board (Model 1-04060-00)

Script Letter Sheet presents tactile description of upper case and lower case letters. Letters measure approximately 3/4 inch and are embossed on a white braille sheet, 9 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches. The Script Letter Board ($7.58) has sunken alphabet which provides practice in forming upper case and lower case letters. Students can use pencil or pen. Letters measure approximately 3/4 inch and are incised into a plastic board, 9 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches.

Slant Board (Model 3200)

The Slant Board, model 3200, is a writing board designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This raised, wedge-shaped surface assists with handwriting training by encouraging proper wrist positioning and better functional postural position. The unit is equipped with a large clip to secure paper (paper not included) and a chain with a clip to hold the pencil (pencil not included). An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) with a suggested activities list is included.

Slim Foam Grip

The Slim Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This soft grip is slightly enlarged at one end to provide tactile cues for finger positioning.

Slip-On Writing Aid

The Slip-on Writing Aid is a writing aid that holds a standard pen or pencil in the proper position for writing for people with hand or finger disabilities. The device consists of a loop that slips over the hand and is attached with a wing nut to an extension which parallels the index finger. The extension ends in a loop for holding the pen. The angle of the writing instrument may be adjusted by adjusting the wing nut. Models are available for the right or left hand.

Smart Start Paper

Simply Smart Writing Paper is designed for use with children with eye hand and fine motor disabilities. This paper features bold graphics and color-coded lines to aid in recognition of lines and spaces. This high-quality paper erases easily and comes in packages of 100 sheets. The paper is available in grade one writing paper, grade one and two writing paper or grade one story paper (one-half page writing paper and one-half page for drawing), or grade one and two story paper. COLOR: Blue top lin

Soft / Writing Drawing Grips

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold pens, pencils, crayons, or paint brushes. To make these grips, take a 35-millimeter film canisters and cut an "x" in the bottom. The size of the "x" should correspond to the diameter of the writing or drawing implement. Slide the writing or drawing tool through the "x" to create a large gripping surface. The user can hold the tool in a tripod grasp, modified tripod grasp or in a palmar gra

Soft Plastic Grips

The Soft Plastic Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. Available in two sizes and in a choice of round or triangular shapes, these grips can be used with standard pens or pencils or with the larger primary pencils. SIZES: Large or small. DIMENSIONS: The large models are 3/8-inch in diameter and the small model is .25-inch in diameter.

Squiggle Wiggle Writer

The Squiggle Wiggle Writer is a weighted pen designed for use by children with upper extremity fine motor disabilities. This triangular, weighted pen is useful for developing pen and pencil grasp and the pen's vibration enhances kinesthetic awareness of the hand. Changing the angle and pressure varies the size and shape of the wiggles and squiggles the pen creates. The set includes the pen and four color cartridges. POWER: Uses one double-A battery (not included). OPTIONS: Neon color cartridge r

Stetro Super Soft Pencil Grip

The Stetro Pen and Pencil Grip is a triangular finger grip designed for use by individuals who have difficulty grasping and holding pencils. The soft grips slide on to any standard pencil and may be used by right- and left-handed writers. COLOR: Assorted.

Textured Grip Ball (Model H70858)

The Textured Grip Ball, model H70858, is a hand exercise ball with a surface made of small individual bumps and a center hole. There is an internal bell which rings when shaken. The end of the hole may be pushed through with a pencil to create a pencil holder for persons requiring a built-up writing instrument holder. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches in diameter.

Thomas Steady Arm

The Thomas Steady Arm is an arm support for feeding and a writing aid designed for use by children or adults with disabilities causing arm and hand tremors. This unit eliminates and/or significantly controls tremors by supporting graduated vertical, horizontal, and circular movements. The unit mounts to any table top (other than glass) or to a wheelchair. The user's arm is placed in a trough-style arm holder and secured with straps, and the unit's three tension adjusters are set to counter tremo

Tiresias Fonts

Tiresias Fonts are low vision fonts designed for use by individuals with low vision. These fonts are in Windows and Macintosh TrueType Format, and include Screenfont, PCfont, Infofont, Signfont, and LPfont (each font sold separately). Designs are based on a study of the key factors that affect legibility, including character shapes, relative thickness of the character shapes, inter-character spacing, and aspect ratios that affect the maximum size at which a font can be used. Screenfont is for u

Tombow Zoom Pen

The Zoom Pen is an easy grasp pen designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, or other hand disabilities. This pen has an extra-large barrel with a faceted graspping area. COLOR: Black or silver.

Tri-Glo Grips

Tri-Glo Grips are a set of 100 pen or pencil holders designed for individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. These grips help position the user's hand for writng. Cutouts in the grips permit finger contact with the writing implement. COLOR: Assorted bright colors.

Trigo Grips

The TriGo Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. Molded for use by right- or left-handed users, these grips have a unique design which aids in proper finger positioning while allowing the fingers to touch the pencil or pen.

Trisoft Contoured Triangle Grips

The TriSoft Contoured Triangle Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. These bulb-shaped soft plastic grips slip on to any standard size pen or pencil and have three sides for finger placement. This design provides comfortable finger positioning and prevents the writing utensil from rolling. The textured surface provides tactile cues to the fingertips.

Try-Rex Pencils

Try-Rex Pencils are easy grasp pencils designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. These rounded, slightly triangular pencils assist in proper finger positioning. These pencils are available in jumbo which are large pencils with primary leads and erasers, intermediate which are standard-sized pencils with primary leads and no erasers, and regular which are standard pencils with standard leads and erasers.

Typoscope

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To aid a person who is blind or has low vision in writing checks. Unwanted x-ray film or plastic from an old notebook or portfolio cover is cut with a craft knife on a cutting board. To make a check writing guide, cover a check with tracing paper and draw rectangles around the sections the person will need to write in. If the person can make a signature but cannot print legibly, trace the signature area only. Tape the tracing paper over a sheet of plastic cut to the siz

Typoscope Reading And Writing Guide

The Typoscope is a black plastic reading and writing guide for individuals who have low vision or other visual disabilities. It functions as a masking device that blocks the glare from the page. It can also be used as a reading training guide. DIMENSIONS: Measures 5 by 3.5 inches with an opening 4 by 0.5 inches.

Voicenote Bt

VoiceNote BT is a braille notetaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a nine-key braille keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. The notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with POP3 access; a scientifi

Voicenote Qt

VoiceNote QT is an electronic notetaker designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Input is made through a standard alphabetic (QWERTY) computer keyboard while output is delivered through synthetic speech. This notetaker has a Windows CE operating system and a program suite that includes a word processor that can read and write files in Microsoft Word format; a planner with a calendar, scheduler, and diary with audible alarms; an address list manager; an e-mail program with PO

Wide-Line And Narrow-Line Spacing Paper

The Wide-line and Narrow-line Spacing Paper is designed for use with children with fine motor or eye hand coordination disabilities. Printed in a three-line, four-space format, this paper provides a guide for writing letters that extend below the baseline. Internal broken lines serve as a reference for writing half-space letters. Shading between the writing strips further demarcates the writing area. Lightly shaded vertical lines teach line orientation and cue correct letter and word spacing. DI

Wide-Line And Narrow-Line Writing Paper

The Wide-line and Narrow-line Writing Paper is designed for use with children with fine motor or eye hand coordination disabilities. Printed in a three-line, four-space format, this paper provides a guide for writing letters that extend below the baseline. Internal broken lines serve as a reference for writing half-space letters. Shading between the writing strips further demarcates the writing area. DIMENSIONS: The lines on the wide-lined paper are 1.5 inches wide and the lines on the narrow-li

Wrist Hold-Down (Model 5395)

The Wrist Hold-Down, model 5395, is designed to stabilize the user's wrist and hand to prevent excessive movement while writing. The system includes a metal plate with a painted surface, and three plastic cups that are attached to the user's wrist on a wristband with Velcro closures. The user selects the cup that provides the amount of friction desired when writing. Magnetic power is 35 pounds. DIMENSIONS: Metal plate is 12 x 18 inches.

Writing Aids.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Increase grasp on writing implement. Five drawings of adaptations for pens and pencils including a foam curler slipped over the writing implement and secured with tape; a pen or pencil pushed through a practice golf ball to create a larger grasping surface; corrugated rubber tubing slipped over implement to increase friction; a rectangular block with angled opening for pen or pencil; and a suggestion for using a regular large diameter pen (1-2 inches).

Writing Bird

The Writing Bird is a pen or pencil holder designed for persons with limited hand coordination or dexterity, arthritis, neurological disabilities, and weak thumb to fingertip pinch. This writing aid requires using an arm to shoulder motion rather than wrist movement with the fingers in any position, and is used by sliding the unit over the paper. The device comes with a retractable pen held in place at the top of the unit. The device may benefit individuals who need to learn to write with the no

Writing Grips (Nc21021)

Writing Grips, model NC21021, are pen and pencil holders and triangular finger grips designed to facilitate writing for people who have difficulty grasping writing utensils. The soft plastic grips slide over the barrel of any standard pen or pencil and the bulb design provides a built-up grasping area and encourages proper finger positioning.

Writing Guide

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with fine motor or vision disabilities to stay within lines on a tablet or write in straight lines. To make the guide, place a sheet of card stock on flat surface. Use a color that will create contrast between the writing surface and the guide. Using a ruler, measure one-half inch from left side of card stock at top and bottom and mark with a dot. Do the same on the right side. Place ruler along both dots and draw a connecting line from

Writing Template For The Blind.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Template designed to enable a blind employment interviewer to fill out standard forms. Describes need for and development of a copper-laminate template using standard methods for producing printed circuit boards, involving development of positive and reverse films and photochemical etching. Described as being more expensive than hand cutting plastic or cardboard forms, but easier to duplicate for mass production. COMMENTS: For information contact the a

Yikes!

Yikes! are easy grasp pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity fine motor disabilities. These colorful number 2 pencils are triangular in shape to encourage proper hand positioning.

Zaner Bloser Utensils

Zaner Bloser Utensils are easy grasp pens and pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pen and pencil (sold separately) have built-up barrel shafts with ridges surfaces for an easier, less fatiguing grasp. The pencil is slightly weighted. OPTIONS: A set of 36 pencil refils and a pen refill are available. COLOR: The ink is blue.

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