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---"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with limited grip or arm mobility to read independently. To adapt any hardcover or softcover book, Take the book to be adapted to a printer to have the binding removed and the pages bundled and tied with string. Purchase a comb binder thicker than the book to be bound from an office supplu store. Use a comb binding machine to rebind the book. To use a comb binder, cut rectangular holes along the pages to receive the binder. (This is done with a special machine.) The machine also has a mechanism that opens the binder to fit the holes in the pages onto the combs. For those without access to a comb binding machine, Kinko's and similar stores frequently offer this service. MATERIALS: Book and comb binder. TOOLS: Comb binder machine. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. TITLE: Making Your Own EZ Turn Books. WEB SITE: TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project at http://www.iltech.org . REF: Ten Dollar Tech Ideas. TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project, can also be contacted at 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 100, Springfield, Illinois 62701; 800-852-5110 voice/TTY, IL only; 217-522-7985 voice; 217-522-9966 TTY; 217-522-8067 Fax.
Notes: This ideal was developed by JoAnn Bayer of Springfield, Illinois. ** Complete instructions are available from the TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project at http://www.iltech.org . Click on Publications and then on Ten Dollar Tech Ideas.
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