Adjustable Telephone Support
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adjustable phone support to enable an individual with limited use of one arm to have less difficulty operating her speaker-phone. A vertical adjustment is provided by clamping the frame to vertical copper pipes that are mounted to a wall with hose clips. The up and down motion of the bottom of the phone is adjusted by pivoting the wood mounting base piece around the horizontal three-quarter-inch copper tube at its top edge. Adjusting the rotati
Fone Holder (Model 4082)
The Fone Holder, model 4082, is a receiver holder designed for use by people who are unable to lift and hold a telephone receiver. The device consists of a flexible gooseneck shaft, a C-clamp that attaches to a desk or table, and a large clamp to hold the telephone receiver. The Fone Holder allows the receiver to be rotated into any position and locked in place. DIMENSIONS: The gooseneck shaft is 24 inches long.
Ihip Sound System
iHip Sound System is a lightweight wearable platform for a smart phone for individuals with physical, cognitive or communication disabilities. This system allows the user to mount a smart phone or iTouch on the iHip platform, plug in the speaker and wrap it around the user’s waist to start communicating or listening to music. There are two flexible cords (adjustable from 3¼" to 3¾" apart) to securely hold the device in place. The iHip can also sit on a tabletop or tray with its two adjustable l
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to hold a telephone receiver in a convenient position so that lifting and holding it are unnecessary when strength or range of motion is limited. Receiver holder made of a non-tip base, gooseneck from a lamp, and a bar fastened to the top of the gooseneck, with screw clamps to hold the receiver. The telephone buttons are held down with a metal bar when the phone is not in use. Includes drawings. COMMENTS: Developed by the Occupational Therapy De
Traditional Cord Phone Modification
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.