The Active Life Station is an accessible table designed for use with children and adults with severe cognitive, emotional, or physical disabilities who require constant supervision. This table system surrounds the user on all sides, with one side being a secure access door. The individual's wheelchair or feeder seat is positioned on a 360-degree rotating base in the center, enabling the user to access table surfaces on all sides. The station can be used for watching television, using a computer,
The Activity Tray is a height adjustable tray designed for use by people with upper extremity, fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities or conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or Parkinson's. Made of rugged ABS, the Activity Tray can be set at any of 4 available heights by pulling the easy-open handle. The tray has two recessed cutouts for placing mugs or cups and can be used to place food and drink closer to a person's mouth. The Activity Tray can be reversed so that
The ADA Line-Of-Sight Desk is a height adjustable classroom computer desk designed for use by students who use wheelchairs. The height- adjustable base allows the user to raise the height of the desk, while a line-of-sight liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor lift allows the user to raise or lower the monitor by pressing a button. DIMENSIONS: Desktop range is 27 to 46 inches high.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to utilize a computer from a bed. The base of the stand is a standard overbed table on a wheeled base. A box of varnished plywood on a caster base was added to the table. The box was equipped with a central shelf, creating three surfaces on which to store computer equipment and other items. The original table surface was attached to the side of the box and is height adjustable using a trinut. The surface also rotates so
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To position a computer screen to be easily seen from a bed, hold the monitor and printer, and store other computer-related equipment such as cables and CDs) for an individual with quadriplegia. Laminated MDF was used to make a stand, which has a base with locking castors, a range of drawers for storage at the bottom and shelves above them, one with larger space to hold the monitor. There is also a pull-out shelf above the drawers for a keyboard and can be used when i
The Bi-Level Computer Workstation is a height-adjustable computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The height adjustment range starts low for young children or those using manual wheelchairs, and the height adjusts sufficiently to provide ample knee and arm-rest clearance for powered wheelchair users. Two hand cranks allow both work surfaces to be adjusted independently for correct view-height and balance between keyboard and monitor. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The keyboard su
The CTJ Adjustable Floor Stand is a mobile laptop/notebook computer or communication aid support designed for use by individuals with comunication disabilities, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This floor stand can accommodate almost any type of communication device or notebook computer. Its height-adjustable steel arm is supported by a carbon steel wheelbase with three swivel caster wheels for use on smooth surfaces and two locking casters to maintain the desired position. The
The CJT Freedom Table Stand is a communication aid accessory designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. The stand can be used with alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) devices, notebook computers, or as a book holder. A flat, Y-shaped base provides added stability to prevent accidental tipping. Quick-release levers help position the unit for immediate use. Other features include 360-degree rotation of the multi-angle, flat table and a height-adjustabl
The Class Desk with Adjustable Legs is a computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Work surface heights can be altered as needs change and the work surface is available in a variety of widths. The desk features a hinged "Flip-Top" door that runs the full length of the work surface to provide access to cords and cables. The scratch-resistant work surface has a smooth, rounded front edge and a chair rail to prevent hardware from sliding off. OPTIONS: Adjustable CPU sling;
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
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with aphasia as a result of a stroke to conveniently use a communicator. A surplus, commercially available computer support arm capable of 360-degree rotation and cantilever extension was mounted atop a 70-pound steel cone that had been adapted to receive the table clamp on the support arm, and to sutain the leverage generated by the fully extended arm.
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CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to use a computer desk. With the purchase of a new wheelchair, the individual found that his existing desk was too high for comfortable use. Since the desk legs were mounted on square wooden blocks,the optimal height was determined and 50 millimeters was cut off the bottom of each block. TITLE: Helpful Adaptations. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 4, January 2007: p. 18. PAGES: 2 (including cover).
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spinal cord injury to use his computer from his wheelchair. A purchased self-assembly desk was modified to accommodate a powered wheelchair. Two 100-millimeter-high panels were added to the bottom sides of the desk to increase the height and enable the user to get his feet under the desk. A plywood panel was added across the back to strengthen it and the shelf below the desk top was removed. A U-shaped notch was cut in the keyboard surface
The Computer Table is an accessible table for wheelchair users. The table's height is 29 inches to accommodate a wheelchair, and has a tabletop made of 3/4-inch plywood with a teak veneer. A monitor shelf is included at the rear of the table, and the legs consists of a set of standard folding table legs which will not interfere with the wheelchair's wheels. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Paul Cermak for wheelchair users who cannot use standard computer desks because they are too low to wheel
The HCP-4800 & HCP-6000 are computer tables and workstations designed specifically for wheelchair users. The main work area can be adjusted with a hand crank in order to accommodate a variety of wheelchair heights. This mechanism has an internal braking system. There are additional side brakes to insure stability of the table during operation. The workstations will accommodate a microcomputer, a monitor, a printer, external disk drives, printer paper, an expanded keyboard, and other necessar
The CTL Series Classroom Table is a height-adjustable classroom table and computer work station designed for use by children who use wheelchairs. This table can be used in school computer labs. The work surface is made from high-density laminated wood and is supported by a powder-coated steel frame. OPTIONS: Enclosed CPU holder; keyboard drawer; keyboard arm and tray; modesty panel; wheel kit; surge protector; cable management kit; table to table cable connection kit; floor to table cable connec
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized table with a top level for a laptop computer and a lower slide-out lockable tray for a keyboard for persons with visual impairments, diabetes, and mobility disabilities who use a manual wheelchair. The table top and tray are made from plywood with pine surrounds, and the legs are solid maple. The legs have lockable casters so the table can be easily moved and stored when not in use. The tray slides back and forth in slots on either side, and i
The Daessy Accessible Workstation - Double Surface Table is a height adjustable computer desk designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This workstation has two independently height- adjustable surfaces with clear access underneath for a user seated in a wheelchair. The frame is made from welded, plastic-coated tubular steel, and the table surface is made from arborite laminated MDF board. OPTIONS: CPU bracket, double locking casters, front surface tilt an
The Daessy Accessible Workstation - Single Surface Table is a height-adjustable computer desk designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or low vision. The height-adjustable work surface makes this table accessible to a user seated in a wheelchair, while an optional keyboard surface allows users with low vision closer access to a monitor located on the main surface. The frame is made from welded, plastic-coated tubular steel, and the table surface is made fro
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself accessible computer desk for an individual with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This do-it-yourself computer desk is adapted from Sauder assemble-it-yourself furniture. First, the bookshelf was assembled according to instructions and necessary for getting the proper measurements for the height needed for the desktop. The desktop was constructed from 30 by 30 inch sheet of ¾ inch plywood. The length of the desktop can be
The Electric Height Adjustable Activity Table is a powered height adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Height adjustment is achieved with push-button controls. Both models have a laminate top and an extruded aluminum base. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 27 to 39 x 48 x 30 inches or 28 to 34 x 60 x 30 inches. COLOR: Maple top. WARRANTY: Two-year warranty.
The Evolution Desk with Adjustable Legs is a height-adjustable desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This desk has adjustable legs that match the perforated steel panels with holes in one-inch increments. The work surface is covered with laminate which wraps around the full bullnose style front edge. OPTIONS: Flat panel monitor arm, adjustable CPU sling. DIMENSIONS(WxD): 36 x 30 inches, 44 x 30 inches, 48 x 30 inches, 60 x 30 inches, and 72 x 30 inches. The height adjusts fr
The Fixed Height ADA Desk is a computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The scratch-resistant work surface has a a smooth, rounded solid oak front edge and an oak chair rail to prevent hardware from sliding off. A hinged "Flip-Top" door runs the entire length of the work surface for access to cords and cables. A cable channel hides and protects cords and cables. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 32 x 44 x 30 inches. COLOR: The standard color combination is an oak work surface and pu
The Laptop Laidback Ergonomic Laptop Table is a bed desk that allows laptop users to be completely reclined. The height and angle of the laptop table surface can be micro-adjusted to accommodate an individual’s body size and arm length. The ergonomic design of this laptop table keeps the user's arms and elbows in a flat resting position while allowing the palm and fingers to lie flat on the keyboard.
The Liberty Adjustable Desk is an accessible computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This height-adjustable desk has a metal frame, legs, and rear modesty panel. The scratch-resistant laminate work surface has a solid oak smooth, rounded front edge and a rear oak chair rail to prevent computer hardware from sliding off. This desk also features a hinged "flip-top" door that runs the full length of the work surface for access to the cable channel. The desk is available
The Manual Height-Adjustable Activity Table is an accessible table or computer workstation designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The table height adjusts with a hand crank system. The table has a laminate top. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 27 to 39 x 48 x 30 inches or 27 to 39 x 60 x 30 inches.
The Marathon Table is a height-adjustable computer workstation designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who stand to work. Depressing a release paddle enables immediate, yet controlled, surface height positioning. A two-way brake locks the work surface in both upward and downward directions. For user safety, a weight-sensing interlock releases the brake only when the table is properly counterbalanced. Counterbalance supports loads between 75 and 225 pounds, allowing immediate adjus
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
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child in a hospital to use a computer while sitting or lying in bed or from a wheelchair. TITLE: Hospital Computer Stand. The concept for the stand was based on a cantilevered hospital bed table modified to accommodate the weight of the computer components while still being easily adjustable. Square metal tubing was used to make a stand for the table; the stand included a lockable metal box with two sheet metal doors at one end. The box houses a lockable g
This Portable workstation is designed for adults who carry their work with them. It can fold up to fit inside most laptop carrying bags. It is ergonomic and functional. Meant to unfold to an ideal height and prevent against neck/back aches. Has a built in fan which keeps the workstation cool. Its features include dual cooling fans, adjustable legs, an angled resting spot, a cup holder, a Universal Serial Bus (USB) extension cord. Built of heavy duty plastic. Includes instruction manual. Pen/penc
The Sierra Electric Adjustable Workcenter is a powered height adjustable computer work station designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, individuals of short stature, individuals who stand to work, and others who can benefit from a higher or lower work station. The surface height adjusts at 2 inches per second, with a lifting capacity of 250 pounds. The backlit liquid crystal display (LCD) control panel has tactile soft-touch control buttons and three programmable memory height preset
The Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station is a height-adjustable work table designed to accomodate both manual and powered wheelchair users. The height is adjusted using a hand crank which retracts out of the way when not in use. A comfort recess enables the user to get close to the table to maximize usable surface area. Casters provide mobility. OPTIONS: Articulating keyboard arm. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The work surface is 48 x 30 inches. The height is adjustable from 24 to 34 inches. COLO
The Tab Grabber Tablet Computer Wheelchair Holder allows wheelchair users the interactive experience of a tablet computer without having to hold the unit. The swivel head of this computer tablet holder adjusts to any orientation for optimal viewing and interactive positioning. The retractable clips of the Tab Grabber will mount anywhere along the edges of the wheelchair, assuring easy access to all the controls.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a modified phone receiver for a traditional cord phone accessible from an individual’s bed side for a person with quadriplegia. A traditional cord phone was adapted to be answered by a flick of a lever for individuals who can’t pick up the receiver or use traditional corded phones. This device is no longer necessary since the individual now uses a cordless phone. TITLE: Bedside Facilities. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 28, Number 2, July 2008, p. 12-13.
The Vari-X Computer Table is an adjustable-height computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, and those with severe physical disabilities and spinal cord injury. These computer tables can each be lowered to less than 10 inches off the floor for individuals who need to work lying down, raised to accommodate a wheelchair, and raised up to three feet five inches off the floor to allow users to work standing up or in a stander. The worktop passes easily through doorways on it
The Wheelchair-Accessible Mobile Workstation is a height-adjustable work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs in schools, training centers, and offices. The work surface is mar-resistant laminate with rounded corners edged with protective vinyl molding. Its open design allows access to and from work surface. The tabletop height is adjustable to accomodate a variety of users. The unit features four casters, two with locking brakes. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts in one-inch i