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------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Large pick for persons who do not have supination or who have weak grasp. Large pick made of 1/ 4 to 1/2 inch thick hard felt. Cork is added to the wide end of the pick, or an elastic strap can be riveted to edges for extra traction. Easy to hold with gross lateral grasp or palmar pinch. Can be used by persons with uncontrolled movements such as athetoid, and it allows the vibrations to be felt by the whole hand. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Clark, C; Chadwick, D. TITLE: Clinically Adapted Instruments for the Multiply Handicapped, A Sourcebook. REF: Book: St louis; Magnamusic-Baton: p 11. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R0272. 1980.
Notes: Should not be used with persons with spasticity, may cause flexion synergy patterns. Lateral grasp is not appropriate for persons with spastic cerebral palsy. May be available from the D'Andrea Pick Company of Syosset, Long Island, NY as the Monster Pick.
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