Grasping Disabilities

Built-Up Handle For Toothbrush

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enlarge the handle of a toothbrush for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities.

Built-Up Handles

Description: 

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist individuals upper extremity disabilities in holding eating and other utensils and implements.

Built-Up Knob

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities to turn knobs. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions for building up a knob.

Built-Up Nail File

Built-Up Nail File
Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 06/2010) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Built-Up Nail File is designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This pointed metal file is attached to a large plastic handle.

Built-Up Silverware

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to use eating utensils.

Bulb Auger for Radius PRO Ergonomic Gardener Set

Bulb Auger for Radius PRO Ergonomic Gardener Set
Description: 

The PRO Bulb Auger is designed for those with a limited grasping pattern as a result of neurological impairment, arthritis or a nerve injury.  It has a carbon steel auger head with depth indicators and an extended tooth for easy insertion into compacted soi

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Bulb Shaped Grips

Description: 

The Bulb Shaped Grips are pencil holders designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities. These bulb-shaped soft plastic grips slip on to any standard size pen or pencil and have three sides for finger placement.

Bumpity Blocks

Bumpity Blocks
Description: 

Bumpity Blocks are weighted foam blocks designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities.

Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model Bb-120)

Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model Bb-120)
Description: 

The Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model BB-120, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm.

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Button Adaptations

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities.

Button Hook -- Zipper Pull

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to manage buttons and zippers for independent dressing. To make this device, drill small holes in each end of the dowel.

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Button Hook / Zipper Pull (Models Da-5130, Da-5131, Da-5132, & Da-5133)

Description: 

The Button Hook / Zipper Pull is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This small device assists in button and zipper fastening.

Button Hook / Zipper Pull Combo (Models 30086 & 30085)

Button Hook / Zipper Pull Combo  (Models 30086 & 30085)
Description: 

The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull.

Buttoneer

Buttoneer
Description: 

Buttoneer is a sewing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity and grasping disabilities, arthritis, low vision or amputation.

Buttonhook (Model A720-1)

Description: 

DISCONTINUED. (Verified 09/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Buttonhook, model A720-1, is designed to aid individuals with use of one hand or with fine motor disabilities in fastening buttons.

C.e.o. Hybrid

C.e.o. Hybrid
Description: 

The C.E.O. Hybrid is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis.

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Caddy For Sewing And Knitting

Caddy For Sewing And Knitting
Description: 

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized free-standing caddy for sewing and knitting supplies for elderly individuals with heart problems and osteoarthritis.

Call Button

Description: 

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself call button device for an individual with disabilities to use to alert or call their care giver.

Cambridge Ipad Case / Stand

Cambridge Ipad Case / Stand
Description: 

The Cambridge iPad Case/Stand is a case with stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis.

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Camera Holder

Camera Holder
Description: 

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with quadriplegia to hold and operate a digital camera. Made of steel, this mount is equipped with two foam-covered handles, one above the other.

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