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2 WHEELCHAIRS ACCESSIBLE 4-SEATER PICNIC TABLE This product is designed for persons in wheelchairs. It is a 4-seater picnic table. Has room for 2 wheelchairs to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainable sources – FSC Certified. Item will arrive “flatpacked” to save transport costs.
DIMENSIONS: 40 millimeters deep and 90 millimeters across with “eased” edges. 1.7 meters Length, Seat Height is 470 millimeters, Seat width is 750 millimeters. Wheelchair gap is 800 millimeters. Overall Height is 780 milli...[More Information]
3X LED LIGHTED SLIDING POCKET MAGNIFIER The 3X Light Emitting Diode or LED Lighted Sliding Pocket Magnifier is designed for those individuals who are visually impaired or those with low vision, to help them better navigate in dim-lit or dark areas. The LED gives off light while the magnifier enlarges items 3x. Two CR01130 batteries included. Portable.
DIMENSIONS: When closed: 4 inches length x 2.125 inches width x 0.5 inches height.
Expanded this product measures 5.75 inches length x 2.125 inches width x 0.5 inches height.
6-SEATER PICNIC TABLE- FITS 1 WHEELCHAIR This product is designed for people who use wheelchairs. It is a 6-seater picnic table and has room for a wheelchair to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainable sources – FSC Certified. Item will arrive “flatpacked” to save transport costs. Shipping cost included.
DIMENSIONS: 40 millimeters deep and 90 millimeters across with “eased” edges. 2.3 meters Length, Seat Height is 470 millimeters, Seat width is 750 millimeters. Wheelchair gap is 800 millimeter...[More Information]
6-SEATER PICNIC TABLE- FITS 2 WHEELCHAIRS This product is designed for people who use wheelchairs. It is a 6-seater picnic table and has room for 2 wheelchairs to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainable sources – FSC Certified. Item will arrive “flatpacked” to save transport costs.
DIMENSIONS: 40 millimeters deep and 90 millimeters across with “eased” edges. 2.3 meters length, seat height is 470 millimeters, seat width is 750 meters. Wheelchair gap is 800 millimeters. Overall height is 780 mil...[More Information]
ACCESSIBLE SCOOTER WITH PUTT-PUTT ATTACHMENT ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide support during a recreational game of putt-putt golf.
Step 1: Make the scooter frame
1. Cut 4 pieces of 1-1/4 inch pipe to make a square.
2. Cut 4 pieces of 1-14 inches pipe for the legs. Make the height comfortable for whoever will be using it.
3. Connect together with 4-way slip connectors.
4. Add caster wheels -- I got the fittings here: http://www.formufit.com/1-1-4-7-16-pvc-caster-pipe-cap/
Step 2:...[More Information]
ACTIVITY APRON The Activity Apron is designed for those with Alzheimer’s or related dementias. The apron allows fidgety hands to keep busy. The item features seven different activity areas that include: a large zipper, terrycloth flap, edge flap with Velcro brand fasteners, a buckle, a bow to tie and untie, a button pocket, and a soft flannel area. Accommodates patterns for both men and women, the apron will help stimulate memories of various activities and routines that may have been lost. For those who conti...[More Information]
ACUBACK HEAT ROLLER FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF The Acuback heat roller is designed to relieve tension with therapeutic warmth. IT is microwavable and offers back and neck support. Nubby or textured supports create acupuncture-like therapy to release tight muscles and the design recreates the natural curve of the lumbar spine. Realigns the upper back and neck. Place it under neck, lower back, legs, or hands. Warm in microwave for one minute for 75 minutes of deep, soothing heat. Carrying case included.
DIMENSIONS: 7 inches in length....[More Information]
ADAPT-A-CUT Adapt-A-Cut is designed for students who have difficulty holding and using standard scissors while holding and using standard scissors due to fine motor and dexterity challenges. The handle adapts with Velcro for extra support as well as a crossbar for horizontal support. Students use a "pushing" motion rather than grasping and squeezing motion. The blade is safely inside the tool. Adapt-A-Cut can be used with the Adapt-A-Hold, Item 3051 (not included).
OPTIONS: Can be used with Adapt-A-Hol...[More Information]
ALL TERRAIN WALKAROOS These All Terrain Walkeroos are designed for individuals who use walkers to get around. The Walkaroos are supportive tips for walkers. They glide and move smoothly across carpet and floors while offering stability. Easy to install: remove old cap, put Walkaroo on and twist in place to secure. Comes in sets of 2. Designed not to catch on or mark flooring. Made of high density polyethylene. Non-porous material decreases chance of spreading harmful germs. Comes in a set of 2.
DIMENSIONS: 1 3/8 i...[More Information]
ARCH SUPPORT ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids those who need additional cushioned foot support. Sponge and fabric materials make up the support. COMMENTS: The product is designed for those who wish to have a custom fitted and economical option for arch support.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic sewing.
AUTHOR: "Creativeman" via Instrudtables.com
TITLE: Orthotics You Can Make, Part I: Arch Supports.
REF: Instrutables.com; http://www.instructables.com/id/Orthotics-You-Can-Make-Part-I-Arch-Suppor...[More Information]
ARM GLIDER ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows those who have limited upper extremity issues perform fine motor tasks such as writing. A halved PVC pipe, foam, bolts and nuts as well as adhesive fashion the arm glider. COMMENTS: The Arm Glider provides upper extremity support to the user.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking.
AUTHOR: The Assistive Technology Department at The Center for Discovery, Inc.
TITLE: Arm glider upper extremity support.
REF: Instructables.com; http://www.instructabl...[More Information]
ARM GLIDER UPPER EXTREMITY SUPPORT ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An arm glider was to assist individuals with limited upper extremity strength to perform writing and other motor tasks.
MATERIALS USED: 1 piece 4” diameter PVC pipe, 8 inch long,1 piece 6-¼ inch x 8-¼ inch piece of ¼ inch thick soft foam,1 piece 4-½ inches X 8 inches x ¾ inch plywood, rounded corners and lightly sanded.
(2) ¼ inch - 20 x 1 inch flat head bolts and nuts, (6) 8 X ½ inch screws, (3) Flange mounted ball transfer bearings.
ARTHRITIS KITCHEN KIT The Arthritis Kitchen Kit is designed for use for individuals with arthritis, limited grasping strength or dexterity in their hands during meal preparations. This kit includes a Sure Hand Lightweight Built-Up Handle Teaspoon, Knife, and Fork (1000T, 1000K, 1000F), as well as a Push/Pull Helper (3016), a Good Grips Jar Opener (3082), and a Three-in-One Opener (9203-13). Products are latex free.
COLOR: Black handles.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
ASSISTIVE DINING ARM SLING ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold oneself upright while eating. Seat belt webbing, heavy thread and Velcro tape make up this device. COMMENTS: The sling positions one's arm in a way that creates a more upright position--better suited for eating.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic sewing.
AUTHOR: "desdesmond" via Instructables.com.
TITLE: Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling.)
REF: Instructables.com; http://www.instructables.com/id/Assistive-Dining-Device-Arm-S...[More Information]
ASSISTIVE DINING DEVICE (ARM SLING) ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This is an instruction on how to make an assistive dining device for people with limited or no arm strength (such as Muscular Dystrophy or ALS) but still have hand movement. The assistive device (Schleeder) is designed to work with spoon and bowl. The instruction is created for occupational Therapist or those whose loved one may be benefited from this device.
1) Seat Belt Webbing - 1 to 2 Meters, from Mountain Equipment Co...[More Information]
ASSISTIVE DOOR LOCKER ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps the elderly or those with fine motor disabilities lock bolt locks. A combination of a small wood piece, a rubber cap (i.e. piggy bank stopper) and a small metal bar form the door assist. COMMENTS: The Assistive Door Locker allows those with limited hand use more easily lock and turn small door locks.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic woodworking.
AUTHOR: "fallental" via instructables.com.
TITLE: Assistive Door Locker.
REF: Instructables.com; http:...[More Information]
BACK AND JOINT PAIN RELIEVER The Back and Joint Pain Reliever is a machine that replicates the pain-relieving effects of inversion therapy while lying flat on one's back. Padded ankle and arm supports hold the body in place on the cushioned bench, while an easy-to-reach lever allows users to extend feet downward by applying only the amount of force that they find most comfortable. The result is a reviving stretch that relieves pressure on the spine as well as decompresses the joints in the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles....[More Information]
BAKING PAN MAGNIFIER ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: 1. To enlarge items.
MATERIALS USED: 1 aluminum foil baking pan of any size.
4 spools of thread OR 4 small cups (e.g., Dixie cups).
1 sheet magnifier (make sure your pan is larger than your magnifier) Scissors
Electrical tape and/or masking tape.
1. Cut a hole in the bottom of the baking pan that is slightly smaller than the size of the magnifier
2. Apply electrical or masking tape to the edges of the...[More Information]
BECLOSE BeClose is an aging in place technology designed to help residents, families and caregivers stay in touch. Using discreet wireless sensors placed in the home, including a wearable alert button, BeClose tracks your loved one's daily routine. You'll know they are okay because you will be able to check on them at any time using a private, secure web page. And, if there are any disruptions, you will be alerted in real time by phone, email, or text message. Because everything is wireless, the system ...[More Information]
BED ASSIST FOR HOME STYLE BEDS WITH CUSHIONED HAND GRIP Bed Assist Handle for Home Style Beds with Cushioned Hand Grip is designed for persons with limited mobility, the elderly, or those who have difficulty with balance, as it helps the user get in and out of bed safely. To set up, slide between the box spring and mattress. Laminated wood base. Cushioned hand grip.
DIMENSIONS: Adjusts from 19 inches to 23 inches height.
Base measures 19.5 length x 29.5 inches length.
CAPACITY: 300 pounds. ...[More Information]
BRACELET FASTENING TOOL ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with limited fine motor, strength and dexterity due to arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome manipulate bracelet fasteners.
MATERIALS USED: A 14-inch (35.6 centimeter) piece of 16-gauge wire (I used brass craft / picture hanging wire from the hardware store), a ruler or tape measure, a file, cup burr, or knife sharpening stone for smoothing off the wire ends, a ring mandrel, dowel, PVC pipe section, small prescription p...[More Information]
BRELLA BUDDY Brella Buddy is a hands free wheelchair umbrella holder which does not require attachment to a wheelchair. No heavy accessories to carry around when it is not raining. The Brella Buddy, hands free wheelchair umbrella holder will hold your umbrella for you and protect you from the rain while keeping your hands free to propel your wheelchair.
The Brella Buddy hands free wheelchair umbrella holder is designed with a two strap, adjustable system to hold it comfortably in place. There are two pocke...[More Information]
BUCKINGHAN BRA-ANGEL Buckingham Bra-Angel is designed for use by individuals with mild to moderate upper limb restrictions or limited hand dexterity. It enables those who have the use of only one arm to be able to put on their bra independently. It can be adjusted to a wide variety of sizes. The telescopic action allows the Bra-Angel to be compacted and easy to carry. The Buckingham Bra-Angel is latex free.
DIMENSIONS: 16 inches Length x 1-1/2 inches width.
COLOR: White with pink center piece.
CHILD'S BEACH WALKER ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This walker is designed for those who need additional standing and walking support while at the beach or in other recreational play environments. PVC pipe is configured into a walker and large wheels are attached to help push through water and/or sand. COMMENTS: The Child's Beach Walker allows children with walking difficulties, gross motor skills or balance issues walk with stability.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Gross motor skills (to build device).
CLASSROOM SCHEDULER The Classroom Scheduler is a pocket sized scheduler designed for students with learning disabilities and cognitive impairments. It features simple, two step data entry process; over 50 pre-programmed everyday classroom activities, light and/or sound alarms for every event, digital clock and calendar. A user guide is included.
POWER: Requires 2 AAA batteries, not included.
DIMENSIONS: 5 ½ inches length x 3 ½ inches in height.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufactur...[More Information]
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