"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.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 12/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Adapted Cassette Tape Recorder, model 3026, is an adapted tape recorder designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted headset for an adult with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spinal fusion. This individual has limited mobility, can only lift her arms to her chest, and cannot bend her neck.
The Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O, model 941, is a counting board game designed for use by children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This classic counting has an adapted game board and spinner for accessibility.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized adaptation of a carder handle used by an individual with gripping difficulties in her craft hobby of making items out of the hair of pets.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to play with puzzles independently. One wooden knob is attached to each puzzle piece in a spot where the picture is not obscured.
The Adapted ring pen holder is designed to aid people with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other gripping disabilities. The device does not require tightly gripping, helping to relieve the the muscle pain from holding a pen.
The Adapted Sony CD Walkman, model 331, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury.
Adapted Toys For Children With Special Needs: Stuffed Animals
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 12/2007) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Adapted Toys for Children with Special Needs are battery- and switch-operated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities.
Adapted VibraFlex Massager is designed for individuals with generalized weakness and limited grasping strength as a result of neurological impairments. It is a two-speed massager with a soft, microfiber cover that bends to conform to all areas of the body,
Adapted Wireless Appliance Control is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of cerebral palsy or stroke. It works up to 100 feet indoors or out. Plug the receiver into a grounded outlet.
“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY ----- PURPOSE: To provide several do-it-yorself options for adapting puzzles for children with grasping and fine motor skill disabilities. First, cut notches into the side of the puzzles pieces to make them easier to grasp.