Do It Yourself

Balance Beam

Description: 

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PURPOSE: To develop coordination and balance skills in children working on improving gross motor skills.

Balance Fishing

Balance Fishing
Description: 

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PURPOSE: To develop coordination and balance in children working on improving gross motor skills.

Band Saw Table.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended table for a band saw; the increased work surface makes it easier for a person with unsteady hands or arms to slide or balance large pieces of wood to be cut.

Bath Mitt

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a means of independent bathing for people with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or neurological, fine motor, or grasping disabilities.

Bathing Trunks.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bathing trunks with two side zippers to open out flat to make it easier for an attendant to dress a person. Open the side seams of the bathing trunks and put a 10 inch zipper in each side.

Bathroom Ceiling Lift

Bathroom Ceiling Lift
Description: 

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a person who uses a wheelchair to make transfers in the bathroom. A U-shaped channel runs through the ceiling and is supported by the rafters.

Bathroom Door Modification.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Curtain used instead of a door to allow a wheelchair through the doorway.

Battery Device Adapter

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To adapt toys and small appliances for switch use. To make the device, separate the leads approximately one-half inch from both ends of the speaker wire using scissors or a knife.

Battery Device Adapter / Interrupter

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To adapt a device or toy for switch use. To make the device, cut the speaker wire to desired length (nine to twelve inches)and prepare the ends by separating and stripping one-forth inch of insulation off of wire.

Beach Chair Supports Child With Cerebral Palsy.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Posture chair with a wide base to allow stability on uneven ground. Chair made with plastic water pipe and fittings, with the deep seat made of nylon mesh, pop riveted to the frame.

Bean Bag Throw Game.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Board with holes through which the child throws beanbags.

Beater Wrist Strap.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wrist strap for holding beaters for instruments. Wrist strap has a leather or suede oval 6 by 4 inches which is crossed with two velcro-ended elastic straps 6 to 8 inches long.

Beaters.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted beaters for musical instruments. A variety of adapted beaters are described with instructions for fabrication.

Bed Access Support

Bed Access Support
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility disabilities to transfer from a walker to her bed safely without assistance.

Bed Ladder: Easy To Make Aids For Your Handicapped Child.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rope ladder fastened to the bottom of a child's bed to allow the child to pull up to a sitting position.

Bed Or Chair Block.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Blocks to elevate furniture to facilitate sitting and rising.

Bed Table.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Bed tray with larger top than commercially available bed tables. Instructions for a bed table with a large top. Cutout for body, rim on three sides. Material list and diagram showing dimensions.

Bed To Commode Lift Increases Independence.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to assist someone with rheumatoid arthritis to transfer from bed to commode and back without using legs or requiring assistance from others.

Bed Turner.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A mechanical bed that allows the person to turn themselves. A bed turner that can be operated on demand by the user or set to turn automatically on a timer.

Bed.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rustic aids are simple aids meant for outdoor use. Platform for support in the prone or supine position. Instructions for building a bed platform.

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