DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To hold a book open in front of a reader with upper extremity disability or weakness or arthritis and enable the reader to turn the pages. The unit is made of plastic (Lexan).
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Book rest made to the angle preferred by the reader. Provides list of materials needed, instructions and diagram for building a simple book rest of wood. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holder to anchor bowl for stirring or mixing. Hole is cut in piece of plywood large enough for bowl to rest in without tipping; this piece of board is attached to two other boards which serve as legs.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Guide to position bowling ball on lane for persons unable to control ball in standard way. A bowling ball ramp is made from welding pipes is a ramp configuration.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a powered wheelchair and has limited movement to bowl. The ramp shown is made of strong light tubular steel. The height is set to just clear the wheelchair armrests and controls.
DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments. Fabric paint applied to a glass ornament creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the ornament.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To create inexpensive Brailled flashcards for classroom or study use. Free paint sample cards are available at paint or hardware stores, and many are large enough to contain a word or short phrase in Braille.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To serve as an aid for teaching braille to students who are blind or visually impaired. Cut apart rubber peg mats (sold in school supply stores) to form separate six-dot braille cells.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To Enable a teacher to mark errors in Braille text for correction. To mark errors in spelling, place a vertical in the space immediately before and immediately after the word to be corrected.