Low Profile, Portable Light Box is designed for use by children with developmental disabilities such as visual impairments, cerebral palsy, or traumatic brain injuries. This target user group motivated a few of the design characteristics.
Noggin BuilderZ/Advanced 1260 Piece Kit is a STEM focused kit of building materials to use to develop critical and creative thinking in individuals with learning disabilities for ages 3 and up. This includes a free activity database online.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pick for persons who have developed a hook or palmer grasp or for persons with a wrist splint or cast. Standard pick is inserted sideways into a slit at one end of a thin dowel 5 inches long.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An eight foot high A- Frame with a heavy duty swivel hook to be used as a base for hammocks, tire swings, chair or platform swings that can be used for vestibular stimulation.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Short straight board fastened to the floor to stop a child's legs from crossing while learning to walk. Instructions for making an abduction board of plywood about 6 inches high and adjustable length.
Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED
Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED is designed to enable a wider range of people to use the application such as elderly, deaf, and hard of hearing individuals with limited upper and lower extremity strength and coordination.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who use a wheelchair to get under and use a counter. A molded laminate countertop can be supported by installing upright shelf tracks on the kitchen wall and adding deep shelf brackets.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Enables person in a wheelchair to reach controls on back panel of a washing machine or dryer. Controls are brought forward, even with the front of the machines.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to turn pages independently. To adapt the book, number the pages in the book; cut the book apart to separate each page. Laminate each page of the story.
DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a customized jacket for a child with severe disabilities.This particular child gets hot very easily, which can bring on seizures so getting a jacket on and off easily is essential.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sander with four cone- shaped handles, two horizontal, two vertical, developed as a therapeutic tool where arm strengthening and functional positioning of the fingers is needed.