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Assistive Device For Trumpet

Assistive Device For Trumpet
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities and who used a wheelchair to play the trumpet.

Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling)

Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling)
Description: 

--- "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.

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Assistive Door Locker

Assistive Door Locker
Description: 

--- "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.

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Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity

Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity
Description: 

Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity is designed to assist individuals who are not able to grasp and hold the slender shape and designs of smartphones.

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Assistive Spray Bottle

Assistive Spray Bottle
Description: 

Assistive Spray Bottle is designed for use by individuals with limited strength and coordination in their hands and upper extremities associated with arthritis or nerve injuries.

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Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey

Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey
Description: 

Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to express their needs. 

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Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions
Description: 

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions is a book filled with five-minute, low-cost approaches for taking ordinary items and turning them into extraordinary solutions for individuals with disabilities.

Attendant Caller

Attendant Caller
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance. A bicycle red LED light with a steady mode was purchased and opened up. The wires were fixed to points that would turn the lights on and off.

Attendant Caller 2

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance at night while at camp.

Audio Loop.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Small audio loop to be used in one-on-one conversations. Induction loop systems are commercially available but are quite expensive.

Automatic Blind Opener

Automatic Blind Opener
Description: 

Automatic Blind Opener is designed for use by individuals with strength and range of motion in their upper extremities as a result of arthritis, nerve injury, fracture, or a stroke.

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Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism

Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism
Description: 

Automatic Braille: English text to Braille mechanism is a device to assist the visually impaired to "read" text messages, especially those text messages that are displayed at train stations.

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Automatic Toilet Seat

How to Make an Automatic Toilet Seat
Description: 

This DIY Automatic Toilet Seat is designed for individuals who have lower or upper extremity disabilities. Materials need to complete the project:

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Awesome Action Figures

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty holding and manipulating small items during play, participate in playtime by independently holding and manipulating action figures.

Baby Lifter

Baby Lifter
Description: 

Baby Lifter is a DIY product designed for use by parents with limited upper extremity strength and coordination associated with spinal muscular atrophy, tremors, and weakness. The baby lifter is a crib that is operated by a foot switch.

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Baby Prone Board.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Tilted prone board for a young child with head control; it leaves the hands free to play while helping to keep the hips and knees straight. Plywood board with a cutout for the toes and a footrest.

Baby Seat for a Wheelchair

Baby Seat for a Wheelchair
Description: 

Baby Seat for a Wheelchair is designed for use by an individual with limited lower extremity strength and coordination the ability to interact with their baby while in transit.  

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Back Rest.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rustic aids are simple aids meant for outdoor use. Simple back rest for person sitting on the ground without good trunk control. Instructions for a simple back rest for use when sitting on the ground.

Bag Stapling Jig.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Jig holds a plastic bag in upright position and provides for ease of stapling after parts are placed in bag. Detailed assembly diagram included, but it is hard to read. Contact developer for original print.

Baking Pan Magnifier

Description: 

--- "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).

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