Cerebral Palsy

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100 Hoops Basketball Counting Game

The 100 Hoops Basketball Counting Game is an educational game designed for use by children with cognitive or learning disabilities or eye-hand coordination disabilities. This game teaches numbers in both English and Spanish; counting from one to one hundred; skip counting by twos, fives, and tens; counting backwards; goal setting; and physical coordination and skills. The game features rally sounds and a cheering crowd for encouragement and enables the user to select a counting mode and language

13 Inch Balance Dome

This 13 inch is designed for persons with poor motor skills and balance challenges, so those persons may improve on gross motor and balance skills. Has a smooth flat bottom surface and nubby top, made for gripping.

16-Target Touch Wall

16-Target Touch Wall is designed for individuals with motor planning and coordination disabilities associated with neurological impairments, fractures or low muscle tones.  The 16-Target Touch also sharpens reaction time and improves hand/eye coordination. This multi-colored LED wall consists of panels that react to touch. The LED signals which button to tap in a random sequence and speed. Act and react as quick you as you can to touch the light out—as soon as you hit a button another turns on.

2 Wheelchairs Accessible 4-Seater Picnic Table

This product is designed for persons in wheelchairs. It is a 4-seater picnic table. Has room for 2 wheelchairs to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainable sources – FSC Certified. Item will arrive “flatpacked” to save transport costs.

2-Lever Great Grips

The 2-Lever Great Grips are grasping aids for a door knob designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or upper extremity neuromuscular disabilities. Designed for round or awkward door knobs, this device has two flat levers that extend from opposite sides of the grip. The levers that are intended to make it easier to turn door knobs with a closed fist, elbow, or even a single finger. The Great Grips are made of soft material that easily stretches to fit the knob and bec

24/7 Medical Alert

The 24/7 Medical Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance or mobility disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a bedside console that calls a professionally monitored central station when activated by a wireless pendant transmitter. The small, waterproof transmitter can be worn in the shower, and covers a radius of 150 to 200 feet, depending on the construction of the home. The console c

2Gb Blank Cartridge For Nls/bard And Library Of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players

The 2GB Blank Cartridge for NLS/BARD and Library of Congress New Digital Talking Book Players is a digital talking book cartridge designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or physical disabilities that prevent holding a book. This cartridge is the new format for digital audio materials from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress, and is used by eligible borrowers to download digital talking books and magazines

3Rd Hand Small Electronics Mount

The 3rd Hand Small Electronics Mount is an extension arm for wheelchair accessories designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. The standard mount comes with a three-segment support arm, a ball base for attachment to the wheelchair or other surface, and a head plate surface for holding small electronics such as a cell phone, iPod, camera, PDA, miniPC, or adaptive switches. The head plate has an AMPS-NEC compatible head plate hole pattern. Ite

4-In-1 Trike

The 4-In-1 Trike is a child's tricycle designed for use by young children with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities. Designed for children 9 months to 5 years old, this 4-in-1 tricycle converts from a stroller to a steering trike, to a learning to ride trike, and to a classic trike. Features of this steel-framed trike include a removable wrap-around tray with cup holder, a removable 3-point harness, a removable headrest, and a removable adult height-adjustable push ha

5-Way Opener

The 5-Way Opener is a can and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or weakness. This ergonomically designed opener features teeth, pincers and levers to assist with opening bottles with metal bottle caps, cans with pop tops, machine-sealed plastic bottles, and cans with pull tabs. Its rubber handle insert offers a secure grip that helps reduce slipping. The device can also be used to break the vacuum seal on hard to

6 In 1 Multi Opener

The 6 in 1 Multi Opener is a bottle, ring top, and jar opener designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Shaped like a figure eight with a stainless steel and polycarbonate frame, this device opens bottle caps, pull tabs, safety seals, bottle tops, jar lids, and slice open bags. The unit has a Santoprene grip material cover and a clamp-style design. It is dishwasher safe. 

6-Seater Picnic Table- Fits 2 Wheelchairs

This product is designed for people who use wheelchairs. It is a 6-seater picnic table and has room for 2 wheelchairs to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainable sources – FSC Certified. Item will arrive “flatpacked” to save transport costs.

A Frame by Smirthwaite

The A Frame by Smirthwaite is a swing frame that has been designed to handle a large weight capacity. It is designed for use by children with sensory integration disorders, and physical and neurological disabilities. Made from tubular steel and supported by six legs, the A Frame can handle 300 kilograms (661 pounds). This allows two Smirthwaite swings or bolsters to be used at the same time. It is easy to construct and can be used with or without cushioned mats.

A-Frame Ladder

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted A-frame ladder for a child with microcephaly, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and low muscle strength to use for strengthening exercises and promote standing and other mobility. The frame’s ladder rungs are made from 25 millimeter dowel and the four sides are made of pine and angled off at the top to avoid a sharp edge, The frame is painted a cheerful yellow. Each set of the two sides is hinged at the top and is locked

Able Jr AAC

Able Jr AAC is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) application for the iPad/iPhone and iPod Touch that is specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or severe speech disorders. Express frequently used words and phrases by scrolling through 26 categories with over 750 pictures available. Intuitive and child-friendly, Able Jr helps young children to communicate with teachers, family, caregivers, and other people they meet in everyday life. Able Jr offers p

Ablegaitor Orthopedic Inserts

The Ablegaitor Orthopedic Inserts are shoe inserts designed for use by children with walking disabilities or Infantile Cerebral Palsy. These inserts are used to prevent heel valgity or external deviation of the heel or outsole abrasion or flat feet. They are also used to prevent supination of the heels where the foot is moving downward and curved towards the center of the body in a triplanar motion. SIZE: 22 to 36. COLOR: Grey.

Ableware Food Bumper

The Ableware Food Bumper is a food guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, stroke, cerebral palsy, or upper extremity amputation who want to use conventional tableware, but have difficulty getting food onto utensils and keeping food on the plate. These sanitary food bumpers clip onto any circular dinner plate 9 to 11 inches in diameter and provide walls against which food may be pushed onto forks or spoons. The plastic walls also prevent food from

Abracadabra Dress

The Abracadabra Dress is a women’s dress designed for wear by senior women or those with upper extremity disabilities or who have difficulty dressing. Made of poly-cotton fabric, this adaptive dress features back closure, a double yoke with three snaps, and a full bodice with two Velcro back closures. Other features include two patch pockets on the front and a lace-edged collar sewn on a V-neckline. The dress is available with short- or three-quarter-length sleeves and in knee length for full co

Absorbent Scarf (Models 711 To 713)

The Absorbent Scarves, models 711, 712, and 713, are bibs designed to protect against wet chins for use by children and adults with swallowing or severe physical disabilities. Made with a thick Pima terry underside, the scarves are gathered at the neck with two tucks to absorb moisture. The scarves also feature two snaps; when fastened on the last snap, the scarf drapes lower, and on the first, it hugs the neck. These scarves are not waterproof and should should be changed when the top fabric be

Accella Series (Models 6030, 4830 & 6024)

The Accella Series, models 6030, 4830, and 6024 are computer work centers and height-adjustable work tables designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The height adjustment, which is accomplished using the built-in hand crank, also provides access for individuals who stand or use standing aids while working. The hand crank is located underneath the tabletop and folds out of the way when not in use. The standard table has a laminate top, anodized aluminum pedestal, and steel feet. OPTIO

Access Platform And Rail

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted access platform and rail for a child with cerebral palsy to allow her to access an interactive white board at her learning program. A young student with cerebral palsy participates in a learning program that is projected onto an interactive whiteboard. The children are then encouraged to choose answers on the whiteboard. Due to her cerebral palsy, the young girl's muscles are tight and tense making fine and gross motor take

Access Stairs

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted set of stairs to access a bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and vision and hearing impairment. The child required a raised bed with side railings to keep her safe at night, but it had to be easily accessible without caregivers having to bend over when caring for the child. The bed is 880 millimeters above the floor and has fixed railings on three sides; the railing on the fourth side slides up and do

Access4Kids

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an accessible touchscreen for tablet devices for individuals with fine motor and/or hand disabilities. Touchscreen computer tablets vary but one unique feature between them all is the finger gestures necessary to perform tasks on the device. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology created a simple tool, Access4Kids, that augments touchscreens and helps many people with fine motor control issues in their hands operate tablets

Accessible Scoop Digger

Accessible Scoop Digger is designed for children of all ages with or without mobility disabilities.  It is an interactive sand play tool that promotes sensory development and offers child initiated activities. The Scoop Digger rotates 360 degrees and the Accessible Scoop Digger rotates 180 degrees to give children a full range of movement.

Accessible Scooter With Putt-Putt Attachment

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide support during a recreational game of putt-putt golf.

Accesstair (Models Vmh36, Vmh42, & Vmh48)

AccesStair VMH is a platform wheelchair lift designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This lift is a set of stairs with railings that, at a push of a button, converts into a vertical platform wheelchair lift. The steps slide back into the unit, similarly to a stadium bleacher system and the powder-coated steel handrails move vertically with the platform. The stairs are securely held in extended position for safe use as a stairway and retract into a stowage area under landing when the

Accupoint

AccuPoint is a mouse emulator and computer cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities or amputation, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. While distinguishing tremors from intentional movements, this movement tracking system enables the user to control the mouse and type letters with movements ranging from very small to very large. The unit mounts on the back of the user's computer display and plugs into the computer with a

Acella Adjustable Group Therapy Table (Model 7236)

The Adjustable Group Therapy Table, model 7236 is a treatment table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table has a laminate top and height adjustment is accomplished using the attached hand crank which folds under the table when not in use. The table seats six to eight individuals, including wheelchair users. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 27 to 39 inches and the table surface is 72 x 36 inches. COLOR: The laminate surface is available in amber maple or golden oak.

Achievement Deluxe Sidelyer

The Achievement Deluxe Sidelyer is a side lying positioner designed for use with children with neurological and physicdal disabilities. Designed to ease positioning for children, this unit enables children to lie on their left or right side in a secure, comfortable position. This positioner includes two padded safety belts that adjust for the girth and the height of the child. Made of high density flame retardant foam, this side lyer is covered with 21-ounce, flame-retardant vinyl and secured to

Achievement Modified Incline Ramps

The Achievement Modified Incline Ramps are positioning wedges designed for use with children or adults with mobility, severe physical, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injuries. These wedges are intended to provide gentle support when positioning an individual in a supine or prone position. Constructed of firm, comfortable, fire-resistant foam, these wedges are covered in extra heavy- duty anti-bacterial fire-retardant vinyl. Velcro-backed safety straps are included. These wedges can

Achievement Positioning System

The Achievement Positioning System is a positioning wedge system designed to provide firm, comfortable positioning for children and adolescents with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This system can be used in a variety of configurations including prone, supine and sidelying positioning. Unit assembles as a cube for easy storage and has Velcro tabs for connecting the pieces. The wedges are made of fire-retardant dense foam and easy to clean vinyl. SIZES: The set includes two small we

Achievement Rolls

The Achievement Rolls are therapy rolls designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities. These brightly colored rolls can be used for rolling, rocking movements, positioning, and coordination training with children. Soft, yet firm, these bolsters are made of high compression foam covered in anti-bacterial, flame-resistant vinyl. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 4 x 18 inches, 6 x 24 inches, 8 x 15 inches, 8 x 24 inches, 8 x 36 inches, 10 x 36 inches, 12 x 36 inches, 14 x 4

Achievement Wedges

The Achievement Wedges are child positioning wedges designed for use with children with mobility, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. Intended to provide therapeutic positioning and exercise for children, these colorful durable wedges are made of high- compression foam and covered in heavy-duty fire- retardant anti-bacterial vinyl. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 4 x 20 x 22 inches, 4 x 30 x 22 inches, 6 x 14 x 26 inches, 6 x 20 x 22 inches, 6 x 24 x 28 inches, 8 x 20 x 22 inches, 8 x 24 x 28 inc

Achievement Weighted Vest

The Achievement Weighted Vest is a weighted vest designed for use in sensory integration activities by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of wipe-clean vinyl with a warm soft lining, this vest is designed to increase proprioceptive input to the shoulders and trunk, provide compression input to the shoulder girdle, resist trunk flexion and/or extension for strengthening, and may assist as a positioning device. This vest has front and back mid-thoracic pockets to accommodate

Action Sensory Room--Gold

This Action Sensory Room is designed to accommodate those individuals who have a disability that effects their temperament, who react with anger or frustration, those who have problems with concentration, those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and others who struggle with inappropriate behavior. Is intended to encourage play and build concentration as well as to relax the body and keep the mind alert. The Action Room tools include swings and rockers that provide rhythmic mov

Active Wheelchair Platform Rocker

The Active Wheelchair Platform Rocker is a rocking attachment for a wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities, Alzheimer's disease, or spinal cord injury. This unit is designed to enable an individual to experience the benefits of rocking without transfering from a wheelchair. The rocker features an entry/exit rear ramp, adjustable front caster stops to center the wheelchair on the platform, and two safety wheelchair tie-down straps. The Active Platfo

Activity Table

The Activity Table by Smirthwaite is designed for use by young children at daycare, school and home. The steel legs can be adjusted in height to ensure an upright seating posture for the child, and can easily be folded for storage. The activity table can be configured into five different layouts. OPTIONS: Suction hand grabs, dycem round non-slip round SIZES: 1 and 2 DIMENSIONS: Size 1: Height Range 15-23, Length (A) 30, Width (B) Size 2: Height Range 21-29, Length (A), Width (B) COLOR: Red sea

Activity Tray

The Activity Tray is a height adjustable tray designed for use by people with upper extremity, fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities or conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or Parkinson's. Made of rugged ABS, the Activity Tray can be set at any of 4 available heights by pulling the easy-open handle. The tray has two recessed cutouts for placing mugs or cups and can be used to place food and drink closer to a person's mouth. The Activity Tray can be reversed so that

Acupoint Headpointer (Model 5801)

The AcuPoint Headpointer, model 5801, is a headwand designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), brain injury, or upper extremity disabilities. The headpiece has an adjustable elastic strap of strong, lightweight graphite/glass composite lined with anti-bacterial treated foam for comfortable, sanitary use. The telescoping pointer is graphite with a small, flexible rubber tip.

Ada Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk (Model 876)

The ADA Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk, model 876, is a height adjustable classroom desk designed for use by children who use wheelchairs. This table has a polyester powdercoated frame, nickel-chrome plated legs, and either a fiberesin-laminate or plastic desktop. The telescoping legs are adustable by sliding the lower leg inserts into the upper legs and tightening a set screw. The lower leg inserts have adjustable nylon glides and optional locking wheels. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The table top i

Ada Line-Of-Sight Desk

The ADA Line-Of-Sight Desk is a height adjustable classroom computer desk designed for use by students who use wheelchairs. The height- adjustable base allows the user to raise the height of the desk, while a line-of-sight liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor lift allows the user to raise or lower the monitor by pressing a button. DIMENSIONS: Desktop range is 27 to 46 inches high.

Adalap

The ADALAP is a lap desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The basic unit includes the base and pole with a top plate with a Velcro loop. Made from lightweight anodized aluminum alloy with stainless steel fasteners, the unit has a base that slides right under the wheelchair seat cushion. Height adjustment is accomplished with a quick-release clamp.OPTIONS: Fresh or salt water fishing rod holder; Snap Lap Desk; Lap Shopper shopping basket; lap tray; accessory mount for camera,

Adapted Battery-Powered Tricycle

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy and lung disease, with a means of independent mobility. In consultation with the child’s therapists, a battery-powered Wind Rider tricycle was purchased and custom-modified to the child’s needs. First the existing foot switch was replaced with a hand switch. A control was also added that enables family members to regulate the maximum speed of the bike and limit the rate of acceleration. The socket

Adapted Bocce

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Students with disabilities may experience difficulty in throwing activities, such as bocce. Using the gutter as a ramp provides active participation for those students with movement limitations due to contractures, abnormal muscle tone, etc. The ramp is lightweight, easily transported, and contracts for little storage space. Students may use the ramp as they sit (easiest and great for kids with wheelchairs). Standing, aiming the ramp, and holding th

Adapted Child Jacket

DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a customized jacket for a child with severe disabilities.This particular child gets hot very easily, which can bring on seizures so getting a jacket on and off easily is essential. This custom adaptation takes a regular child’s jacket and opens it up the back. This adaptation is ideal for non-hooded jackets but can be used with hooded jackets as well. First lay the jacket flat and cut a slit up the back from the bottom all the way to the top. Sew a sea

Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O (Model 941)

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. The game board is equipped with two switch plates. The red switch is for picking the cherries off the tree and the blue switch is for putting them back on when a player lands on the bird, dog or spilled bucket. The game board also has two external jacks for external capability s

Adapted Jeep

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a person who uses a wheelchair to use a Jeep. A used passenger seat, small crane, and a winch were used to create a hoist that lifts the user into the passenger seat and the wheelchair into the rear cargo area. MATERIALS: Automotive passenger seat, small crane, and a winch. TOOLS: Shop tools. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop and mechanic’s skills. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 1, January/February 2005. WEB: http://www.mdau

Adapted Play Frame

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To custom adapt the height of a play frame for a child with multiple disabilities including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, visual impairment, and developmental delay. The child’s current play frame provides her with stimulation and entertainment. The play frame consists of a square fabric base on which the child lies, and two hooped rods with padded covers which anchor in pockets on opposite corners of the square and cross in the middle. The child had ou

Adapted Sony Cd Walkman (Model 331)

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. Pushing a connected switch (not included) causes the CD to play; pushing the switch again causes the CD to stop. This player includes ear clip headphones. POWER: Uses two AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS: 5 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.75 pounds.

Adapted Two Switch Ihome

Adapted Two Switch iHome is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The play/pause and track advance features of the iHome speaker dock for the iPod and iPhone has been adapted to allow the user to turn their iPod music on and off and scan through songs with the simple touch of two switches. This device is only compatible with a 30 pin dock connector. POWER: Requires 3 AAA Batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6½"W x 4"H x 8"D. WEIGHT: Weight: 1 1/2 lbs. COLOR

Adapted VibraFlex Massager

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, including neck, back, shoulders, arms, and legs. It accepts any switch with 1/8-inch phono plug. 

Adapted Wing Chun Training Dummy

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted martial arts training dummy for an individual with cerebral palsy. A young man with cerebral palsy has an affinity for martial arts, learning all about Taekwondo from a young age but the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun really captured his imagination. Wing Chun is a form of self-defense and promotes awareness of the body. Students are encouraged to practice with a wooden training dummy to improve their form. As a result of h

Adapted Wireless Appliance Control

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. Then, plug an electrical appliance such as a blender into the receiver. You can either press the button on the transmitter directly to activate the device/appliance, or you can connect an ability switch (not included) to the transmitter to complete the opera

Adapting A Conventional Drop-In Lavatory For Wheelchair Access

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide access to a bathroom sink for wheelchair users. This illustrated article demonstrates how to modify the cabinet of a conventional lavatory to provide knee room for wheelchair users. Based on guidelines developed by the Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University. Raising the counter height above the conventional 32 inches by one to two inches, installing the shallowest possible sink with the drain toward the rear of the bowl, and sl

Adapting Puzzles

“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. A second method reqires adding handles of some kind to the puzzle pieces (i.e. a knob, empty thread spool, or section of dowel rod). If the puzzle came with knobs, but they are too small, replace them with larger knobs. Third, if the child cannot grasp

Adesso Smart Cat Usb Touchpad (Model Gdu-410)

The Adesso Smart Cat USB Touchpad, model GDU-410, is a touch pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. Intended to provide cursor control using a right-or left-hand finger, this device features one-touch vertical and horizontal scroll and zoom, glide extend, and a Cirque driver. The unit has four mechanical buttons and three programmable functions. Sounds and speed, sensitivity, and orientation settings are customizable with installation of the Cirque driver. COMPATIBILIT

Adjectives And Opposites: Learning At The Circus

Adjectives and Opposites: Learning at the Circus is a tutorial program designed to introduce and reinforce the concept of adjectives and opposites for children with language-learning, developmental, severe physical or cognitive disabilities, or autism. This program strengthens vocabulary, teaches adjectives and opposites, and reinforces basic concepts. Before the program begins, the instructor selects an activity and interface and decides whether to use the game for encouragement and reinforceme

Adjustable Angle Benches

The Adjustable Angle Benches are designed for use by children with balance or lower extremity disabilities. These wooden benches are padded and covered with slip-resistant Naugahyde. The seat angle adjusts 10 to 30 degrees in 5-degree increments. The benches also convert to horizontal benches. SIZES: Early Intervention/Preschool and Primary/Intermediate. DIMENSIONS(WxLxH): The Early Intervention/Preschool model is 12 x 24 x 6.5 to 10.5 inches and the Primary/Intermediate model is 12 x 29 x 11 to

Adjustable Easel And Marker Holder

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adjustable easel with a tray to hold marker pens for a high school student with cerebral palsy. The girl has severe contractures in her fingers, which made it difficult for her to grasp and release markers when desired. When she needed a new marker, a teacher or aide manually opened her fingers and placed a new marker in her hand. Her range of motion was limited, and she could only access a portion of the drawing surface. Designers cr

Adjustable Hand Therapy And Activity Table (Model Gpp-3636)

The Adjustable Hand Therapy and Activity Table, model GPP-3636, is a hand/wrist/forearm exercise table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table has a laminate top and a dual comfort recess to provide close positioning for the therapist and the client. Height adjustment is accomplished by pulling on the adjustment knob. To lower the table, the knob is pulled and gentle pressure is applied to the top. OPTIONS: Casters. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 24 to 36 inches an

Adjustable Positioning Chair - Early Intervention (Model Apc100)

The Adjustable Positioning Chair – Early Intervention, model APC100, is a customized positioning seat for designed for use by children with mild, moderate, or severe physical disabilities. The chair adjusts to meet the specific needs of each individual as he/she grows, changes, and develops. The seat is height adjustable within the chair to allow the upper extremities to be positioned comfortably at the cutout on the side frame. The seat is also angle adjustable to create a seat to back angle be

Adjustable Positioning Chair - Preschool / Primary (Model Apc200)

The Adjustable Positioning Chair – Preschool/Primary, model APC200, is a customized positioning seat for designed for use by children with mild, moderate, or severe physical disabilities. The chair adjusts to meet the specific needs of each individual as he/she grows, changes, and develops. The seat is height adjustable within the chair to allow the upper extremities to be positioned comfortably at the cutout on the side frame. The seat is also angle adjustable to create a seat to back angle bet

Adjustable Positioning Chair - Primary / Intermediate (Model Apc300)

The Adjustable Positioning Chair – Primary/Intermediate, model APC300, is a customized positioning seat for designed for use by children with mild, moderate, or severe physical disabilities. The chair adjusts to meet the specific needs of each individual as he/she grows, changes, and develops. The seat is height adjustable within the chair to allow the upper extremities to be positioned comfortably at the cutout on the side frame. The seat is also angle adjustable to create a seat to back angle

Adjustable Straddle Bench

The Adjustable Straddle Bench is a forward tilt seat designed for use by children with balance, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. This bench allow one end to be raised for anterior pelvic tilt and it can be converted to a standard bench. Controlled rocking facilitates balance and righting reactions and encourages appropriate weight shifting. SIZES: Early Intervention/Preschool, Preschool/Primary, and Primary/Intermediate. DIMENSIONS(WxLxH): The Early Intervention/Preschool model is

Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus

Adjustable Touch Screen Stylus is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities while accessing touch screen surfaces such as smart phones, iPads and Android tablets. The telescopic arm allows users to adjust the length of the stylus. The stylus comes with Velcro straps that allow it to fit any hand and any position. Just adjust the length of the stylus and use on touch screen surfaces including smart phones, iPads and Android tablets. Replaceable tips av

Adjustable Wheelchair Clamp

The Adjustable Wheelchair Clamp is designed for individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility. The wheelchair clamp is a multidirectional clamp that can be secured to a wheelchair for positioning of an umbrella or other small item such as a small flag. When not in use the clamp can be folded flush to the back of the wheelchair. DIMENSIONS: Length 50 centimeters. COLOR: Black and silver. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Adjustable Writing Slope (Models Sb24 And Sb16)

The Adjustable Writing Slope, models SB16 and SB24, is an adjustable-angle writing platform designed for use by children and adults with neurological and physical disabilities. Intended to improve posture while reading and writing, the Slant Board can be used on any flat surface and adjusts to 10 angles that range between 10 and 80 degrees for personalized comfort. It is handcrafted from durable hardwood ply with a low-contrast, non-glare, clear lacquer finish. The Adjustable Writing Slope is eq

Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector

The Adult Bib Bandito Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. Made of 100 percent cotton, this bib is intended to keep the neckline clean and dry, the bib drapes around the front of the neck to resemble a bandana scarf. It has adjustable snap closures and a terry cloth backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLORS: Pink, purple, gray, brown and a variety of male and female prints.

Adult Bib Clothing Protector - Smoker Bib

The Adult Bib Clothing Protector - Smoker Bib is a fireproof apron designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or spinal core injury. Constructed of flameproof material, this apron is intended to protect people from burns and fire when smoking cigarettes, cigars or a pipe. The apron fits around the neck provides knee-length coverage. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Black or tan.

Adult Bib Flannel Shirt Clothing Protector

The Adult Bib Flannel Shirt Clothing Protector is a bib designed for use by men with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities, cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury. Designed to resemble a plaid button-down shirt, this bib can be discretely worn underneath a cardigan or jacket. The bib feature three snaps on the back, a cotton front and an absorbent terry cloth backing. SIZE: One size fits all. COLORS: Red and green plaid

Adult Bib Short Vest

The Adult Bib Short Vest is a clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. With the look of a regular vest, the Adult Bib Short Vest provides a dressier alternative to the standard terry cloth bib. Made of 100% cotton, this reversible adult bib has a Velcro tab closure and waterproof stitched lining.

Adult Head Float

The Adult Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by individuals with neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This device is useful for a swimmer with under-developed reflexes and minimal head and limb control. This float rests on the user's shoulders and wraps around the neck, holding the head above water. CAPACITY: 50 to 175 pounds.

Adult Revolution Pro Comp & Junior Revolution Pro Comp

The Adult Revolution Pro Comp and Junior Revolution Pro Comp are mono skis / sit skis designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This mono ski has a flexible, form-fit polymer seat with a high or low back, mounted on a frame constructed of chrome moly steel, with an internal valving suspension. The retention system includes foot, knee, and thigh retention straps; waist and chest straps; a safety/retention strap; and a three-point evacuation system. T

Advantage Arm Keyboard Support Mechanism

The Advantage Arm Keyboard Support Mechanism is a keyboard tray support arm designed for use in wheelchair accessible computer workstations. The unit features an extended, fully adjustable spring-assisted arm with a lock/release mechanism. The spring-assist feature offsets keyboard weight. The unit is fully retractable. A closed fist can be used to lock and unlock a single, large, horizontal lever on the front of the unit for setting height and tilt position. To adjust the keyboard tray, the use

Aerogarden 7

The AeroGarden 7 is a raised bed container gardening system designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. This system sits on a counter or table and grows lettuce, cherry tomatoes, peppers, herbs, or flowers year round. The Aerogarden uses aeroponics, creating a controlled environmental chamber in which plant roots grow in humid, rainforest-like air instead of soil. The user drops in the seven dirt-free, pre-seede

Aerogarden Extra

The AeroGarden Extra is a raised bed container gardening system designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. This system sits on a counter or table and can be used to grow lettuce, tomatoes, herbs, or flowers year round. The Aerogarden uses aeroponics, creating a controlled environmental chamber in which plant roots grow in humid, rainforest-like air instead of soil. The user drops in the dirt-free, pre-seeded Bi

Aerogarden Extra Elite

The AeroGarden Extra Elite is a raised bed container gardening system designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. This system sits on a counter or table and grows lettuce, tomatoes, herbs, or flowers year round. The Aerogarden uses aeroponics, creating a controlled environmental chamber in which plant roots grow in humid, rainforest-like air instead of soil. The user drops in the dirt-free, pre-seeded Bio-Dome p

Aerogarden Ultra

The AeroGarden Ultra is a raised bed container gardening system designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. This system sits on a counter or table and grows vegetables, herbs, or flowers year round. The AeroGarden Ultra features the MyGarden control panel, an automated garden "brain" that makes gardening easier for beginners and offers complete customization for experts. It also includes a redesigned lighting sy

Airvoter (Model Ac-0300-Av1V2)

The AirVoter, model AC-0300-AV1V2, is a pneumatic (sip and puff) voting machine control designed for use by voters with upper extremity disabilities or amputation, neurological or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This system allows the user to vote independently on an accessible voting machine through sips or puffs on a disposable mouthpiece in time with visible or headphone-audible cues. After a voter has completed a ballot, the mouthpiece is discarded and th

All Terrain Walkaroos

These All Terrain Walkeroos are designed for individuals who use walkers to get around. The Walkaroos are supportive tips for walkers. They glide and move smoothly across carpet and floors while offering stability. Easy to install: remove old cap, put Walkaroo on and twist in place to secure. Comes in sets of 2. Designed not to catch on or mark flooring. Made of high density polyethylene. Non-porous material decreases chance of spreading harmful germs. Comes in a set of 2.

Allora

Allora is a keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This text-to-speech device enables any message typed on the keyboard and shown on the display to be read out clearly in a high-quality, natural sounding male or female voice. These digitized sounds can be used to attract attention, animate a conversation, orfor playback of a human voice or as a WAV or MP3 player. The synthesized voice (Realspeak) is available in different languages. The u

Alphabet And Number Caps

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Caps can be used in activities to help children learn to recognize letters and numbers.

Alphabet Puzzle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with alphabet and shape recognition and fine motor development. Simple four- to ten-piece cardboard puzzles with puzzle boards were adapted by fastening self-adhesive Velcro on the puzzle pieces. Lowercase alphabet letters are placed on the puzzle pieces and corresponding uppercase letters are placed on the puzzle board. When the student matches the letters and places the

Alphabet Tracing Stencils

The Alphabet Training Stencils are a writing skills training system designed for use with children with eye hand coordination or fine motor disabilities. This set of 26 plastic lower case manuscript letter stencils aid in the development of the motions necessary for correct formation of letters. Included are cards illustrating each letter with red directional arrows to ensure proper pencil movements. The set is packaged in a plastic storage box. DIMENSIONS: Stencils are 1.75 inches high.

Aluminum Bowling Ramp, Two-Piece (Model H712061000)

The Aluminum Bowling Ramp, Two Piece, model H712061000, is a bowling ramp designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, mobility, or balance disabilities. This ramp can be used while seated or standing. The ramp is placed at the front of a lane and lined up for a direct path to the pins. The bowler simply gives the ball a slight push to send it rolling down the alley. The unit is made of high-strength aluminum alloy with a clear anodized finish and includes a "U" frame and one-piece ramp

American Ramp System Amramp Modular Steel Wheelchair Ramp

The American Ramp System AmRamp Modular Steel Wheelchair Ramp is a modular ramp designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or scooters or who cannot use stairs. The steel mesh design of the ramp allows for rain and snow to pass through, minimizing slippery conditions. Ramps are available for permanent and temporary applications, and may be installed the next day after purchase or rental. Ramps are available with or without handrails on both sides. OPTIONS: Turning landings. DIMENSIONS:

Amtryke Proseries Tricycle (Models 1412, 1416, & 1420)

AmTryke ProSeries Tricycle, models 1412, 1416, & 1420, is a child's tricycle designed for use by children with cerebral palsy or neurological disabilities. This tricycle provides full support to children with low tone or who need truck support. It can be adapted to different sized riders as it has three foot crank positions and four seat post positions. Standard features include lap hook and loop straps, lateral supports, adjustable chest strap, adjustable length expanding pedals with hook a

Anchored Joystick And Button Computer Control Input Interface

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To provide a child with cerebral palsey with a stable interface to control a computer. A commercially available joystick and large button is used in place of a mouse and keyboard to control a computer. A metal plate and screwed stud is attached to the bottom of the base of the joystick. A hole is drilled in the child's desk, and the stud is screwed into a second plate on the underside of the desk. A nut holds the assembly in place while the joystick is in use. The butto

Animated Toys II

Animated Toys II is designed for individuals with cognitive and mobility disabilities due to developmental delays, brain injury or cerebral palsy. It is designed for individuals 9 months and older. It is comprised of 26 segments, each containing a toy animated on the computer screen. The toys are activated by the single press of a switch, mouse click, or the keyboard "enter" key. The toys incorporate cause & effect skills, increasing attention span, visual tracking, and focusing on objects.

Announcer With 6 Levels (Models 5015)

The Announcer with 6 Levels, model 5015, is a sequencing direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This unit allows the user to first hear a series of words and then select one by simply activating its capability switch. The unit is mounted on a gooseneck for easy access. Features include six levels with 300 seconds of recording time, five-second messages, auditory cueing, auditory scanning, playback delay of 1 to 5 seconds, level ch

Application Clicker (Models Sm-32, Sm-32R, Sw-32, & Sw-32R)

Application Clicker is a cause and effect lesson authoring program designed for use in creating learning activites for children with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. This program can be used for making cause/effect activities from websites, DVDs, videos, or music. The program opens a window on the left of a screen on which the target is open. The user then positions the cursor over the desired target and presses S to start the counter. The program clicks on the Play link, which changes

Applicator

APPlicator is a Bluetooth Switch Interface that allows children and adults with neurological and mobility disabilities who require simple switch access within apps and simple access to the media player on an iPad. It can be used with up to 4 switches or with a "tap" of a button go into "Quick-Media Mode" and use the same 4 switches to control your audio library. Users can press the Quick Media Mode button for pre-configured access to: play/pause, skip forward, skip back and Timed Play - 10 sec

Approach For The Cabinet

The Approach for Cabinets are motorized adjustable kitchen components designed for individuals who use wheelchairs or who cannot reach standard cupboards. This motorized wall cabinet adjustment system uses a powered push button system to raise and lower kitchen cabinets (cabinetry not included) through a 20-inch height adjustment range. DIMENSIONS: Fits W3030 to W4830. WARRANTY: Two years.

Apt-1 Hi-Lo Active Passive Trainer

The APT-1 Hi-Lo Active Passive Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors or individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. The unit is mounted on an adjustable stand so it can be positioned for either arm or leg exercise. It can be positioned low near the floor for lower body exercises or raised up to table top height for upper body workouts. An assortment of accessories are available to enable users with a

Apt-1 Portable Active Passive Trainer

The APT-1 Portable Active Passive Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors and individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. This portable standalone unit with an adjustable angle base can be used on a table top for upper body workouts, or on the floor for lower body exercise while the user is seated in a wheelchair or chair. An assortment of accessories are available to enable users with a variety of phy

Apt-5 Active Passive Digital Trainer

The APT-5 Active Passive Digital Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors and individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. Fully digital, this unit enables the user to control speed, resistance, amount of spins and load levels. A remote control facilitates operation for users with limited movement abilities. This portable, standalone unit with an adjustable angle base can be used on a table top for upper

Apt-5 Hi-Lo Active Passive Digital Trainer

The APT-5 Hi-Lo Active Passive Digital Trainer is a continuous passive motion device and progressive resistance arm and leg exerciser designed for use by seniors and individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. Fully digital, this unit enables the user to control speed, resistance, amount of spins and load levels. A remote control facilitates operation for users with limited movement abilities. The unit is mounted on an adjustable stand so it can be positioned for either arm or leg ex

Aqua Sprinter Flotation Belt (Model 700)

The Aqua Sprinter Flotation Belt is a float swimming aid designed for use by individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This device is worn around the waist and can suspend an individual in a position that enables the spine to be suspended neutrally. The belt is designed to hold the swimmer securely at the waist in an upright position, with no tipping forward. This belt is made of closed-cell EVA foam and is latex free. It is equipped with an adjustable belt. OPTIONS: Instructional

Aqualine Bath

Aqualine Bath is a height adjustable bath designed for use by individuals with mobility and balance disabilities who require assistance with bathing. This bath benefits the caregiver as well as the user, as it is height-adjustable. Caregivers can set the height of the bath at a comfortable level for them, using a simple control panel, helping to avoid back strain. Access into the bath is via a ceiling/wall mounted track or a mobile system. An attachable showering and changing top is available

Aquanaut (Model 180-00)

The Aquanaut, model 180-00, is a molded elevated toilet seat and back support designed for use by children who require extra support while toileting. This children's toilet seat supports children in a forward-leaning posture that promotes relaxation and helps them to function on the toilet. It has a contoured sitting surface which provides support for the hips and thighs and a child-sized opening which is narrower in front and wider in the back for ease in hygiene. The unit also includes a remov

Aquatic Access Lift (Model Igat-180)

The Aquatic Access Lift, model IGAT-180, is a pool lift designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. Self-operable, this lift is designed for use with in-ground pools and is powered by water. The folding seat features automatic 180-degree clockwise seat turn (opposite turn available), a right armrest, and a flip-up footrest attached to a mounting arm under the seat. The seat rotates forward to enter the pool and backward to exit the pool. The

Aquatic Access Lift (Model Igat-180Ad)

The Aquatic Access Lift, model IGAT-180AD, is a pool lift designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Designed specifically for pools and spas with pool covers, this lift provides elevated deck clearance to allow for automatic pool covers or pool/spa combinations. This lift is user-operable, and the seat height adjusts to accommodate various wheelchair heights. The seat rotates forward when entering the poo

Arm Anchor (Models K811, K812, K813 & K814)

The Arm Anchor, models K811, K812, K813 & K814, is an arm positioner designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left arm, this device features a supportive pad and straps that position the forearm, while the suction cup secures the unit to any location on the flat surface of a tray or table and are re-positionable for optimal forearm placement. The Arm Anchor stabilizes the arm of the user, increasing fu

Armada Easy-Spring Scissors

The Armada Easy-Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These scissors are operated by squeezing gently using the thumb and fingers or the fingers and palm of the hand, and they are suitable for right-handed or left-handed users. When the handles are released, the blades open. These scissors have stainless steel blades and plastic handles. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long.

Armassist

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a portable robotic device with matching video game software platform for telerehabilitation for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities such as stroke, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and various others. Researchers in Spain have created ArmAssist, a mobile-based device that connects to the user through an orthotic that then records and measures the movements of the shoulder and elbow. These arm movements are translated to moveme

Armchair Caddy

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with mobility disabilities to organize items at an armchair. Included in a chapter entitled “Living Room & Leisure Activities,” this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a simple three-pocket caddy from a decorative dishtowel or hand towel. The towel is folded in half with the decorated sides together, and then one side is folded back so the hemmed edges line up with the half fold, creating the pockets. A

Armtrough Alternative

The Armtrough Alternative is an add-on armrest designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or neurological disabilities who use wheelchairs. This armrest cradles the arm in a range of positions and is padded for comfort. This adjustable unit is built with lateral for trunk support and to block elbow medially and includes an elbow stop to keep the elbow secure. The unit also comes with a hand block for hand and finger positioning.

Arthritis Daily Helper Kit (Model 557183)

The Arthritis Daily Helper Kit, model 557183), combine products designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor or grasping disabilities or limited hand dexterity. Intended to assist arthritis sufferers with daily tasks, this kit features the following item: Dr. Grip Pen, Rubber Doorknob Extension, EZ Key Turner, Button Hook with Zipper Pull, and Shoe Buttons (see separate entries).

Asl 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl704)

The ASL 4 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL704, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a four- function electric bed or semi electric bed comes with a visual four function display and a sip n' puff control.

Asl 6 Function Big Button Bed Control (Model Asl706)

The ASL 6 Function Big Button Bed Control, model ASL706, is a bed control designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, cerebral palsy, or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This control interface for a six-function electric bed has six large push buttons. To operate, this unit interfaces with the ASL 703 Six Function Bed Control (not included; see separate entry). It allows each function to be accessed through the use of large mechanical buttons in place of the small,

Asl 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control (Model Asl703)

The ASL 6 Function Sip & Puff Bed Control, model ASL703, is a pneumatic bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This controller for a six-function electric bed allows full control of a hospital bed through the use of a sip and puff control system. A sip command selects the bed function desired and a puff command activates the choice. The bed control interface comes with a visual six-function display and sip

Asl Egg Switch (Model Asl300)

The ASL Egg Switch, model ASL300, is a mechanical button switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This brightly- colored oval-shaped switch features a seal that prevents liquid or food spillage from entering the switch and interfering with its operation. The base of the switch has screw insets for secure mounting. Each switch comes with a colored cover and a mono port. OPTIONS: Arm rest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611); fi

Asl Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount (Model Asl300R)

The ASL Egg Switch Finger Ring Mount, model ASL300R, is switch mounting hardware designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This mount for the ASL 300 Egg Switch (not included; see separate entry) holds the Egg Switch near the user's finger. Screws for the switch are included. OPTIONS: Egg switch (model ASL 300).

Asl Fiber Optic Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl202-M)

The ASL Fiber Optic Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL202_M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with mobility, communication, or severe physical disabilities. This single function switch has an adjustable activation range from touch to 2.5 inches, with a round target area. This fiber optic switch can be programmed for either normally open (NO) or normally closed (NC) operation. In the NO mode, switch activation occurs when an object is detected in the adjusted range. In the NC mode

Asl Five Switch Adaptor Interface Box (Model Asl502)

The ASL Five Switch Adaptor Interface Box, model ASL502, is a control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch interface unit enables an individual to utilize five separate switch sites to control up to five separate functions or devices. The unit can interface with powered seating modules, communication devices, etc., through a D-9 connector. It works with any mono port switch and all power chair t

Asl Microlight Switch (Model Asl312)

The ASL Microlight Switch, model ASL312, is a chin or finger switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This mechanical switch can be activated with an extremely light touch by a finger, chin, or other body part. The switch has a mono port and can be used for computer access or for wheelchair control for all power chair types.

Asl Pneumatic Switch - Sip N Puff (Model Asl308)

The ASL Pneumatic Switch - Sip & Puff, model ASL308, is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities. This switch has two mono jack outputs that allow breath control of two separate functions. OPTIONS: ASL 607 series of sip n puff tube mounts.

Asl Proximity Sensor With Mono Port (Model Asl204-M)

The ASL Proximity Sensor with Mono Port, model ASL204-M, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This "no touch" switch can be used with ASL proportional driver controls with power wheelchairs or for non driving purposes such as computer control. This single function switch has an activation range of touch to half inch. Activation occurs when it senses a hand or another part of the body in the activation area. This switch is intended to be used throu

Asl Scanning 6 Function Bed Control With Single Switch Activation (Model Asl702)

The ASL Scanning 6 Function Bed Control with Single Switch Activation, model ASL702, is a bed control designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This scanning six- function bed control for a full electric bed can be operated as a single function. The bed control unit comes with an ASL 300 egg switch and ASL300R ring mount.

Asl Treadlite Switch (Model Asl309)

The ASL Treadlite Switch, model ASL309, is a foot switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. This medium-force paddle switch has a mono port and enabless gross motor extremity motion activation of a variety of devices.

Asl Wobble Switch - Light Pressure (Model Asl304A)

The ASL Wobble Switch - Light Pressure, model ASL304A, is a rocker switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This wobble switch can be used as a reset or mode switch for a powered wheelchair, computer, or other device, and is activated with light pressure. The switch has a mono port. OPTIONS: Armrest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611).

Asl Wobble Switch - Medium Pressure (Model Asl304B)

The ASL Wobble Switch - Medium Pressure, ASL 304B, is a rocker switch designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy or neurological or severe physical disabilities. This robust mechanical switch comes with a mono port and can be used as a reset or mode switch on a power wheelchair, computer, or other device for use by individuals with gross movements and limited control. OPTIONS: Armrest switch mounting bracket (model ASL 611).

Aspen Battery Powered Lift (Model Bp350)

The Aspen Battery Powered Lift, model BP350, is a pool lift designed for use by individual with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lift lift is designed for installation in the decks of in-ground and above-ground pools/spas and has a single anchor point. The unit accommodates multiple setbacks, allowing for installation on pools/spas with large gutters and/or coping stones and has stainless steel construction with no paint to chip and no dissim

Assisted Exercise Kit

The Assisted Exercise Kit is an exercise planning program designed for use by physical therapists who work with aides, caregivers, or family members of individuals with stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, severe physical disabilities, fractures and other orthopedic conditions, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Guillain Barre syndrome, brain tumor, cancer, tendinitis, or developmental disorders. This kit is available either as a set of reproducible car

Atlantis Bathboard

The Atlantis Bath Board is a bath board designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or mobility or balance disabilities. Designed to fit across the middle or against the back of a flat-topped tub, this bath board features front drainage slots and cleats designed to be positioned deep into the bathing surface and curved to fit the shape of the end of the tub. DIMENSIONS: The board is 686 x 470 millimeters, the backrest adjusts from 425 to 595 millimeters, and the bracket depth is 110

Attendant Caller

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. Wires were then run to the outside of the light and connected to a micro switch (a limited pressure switch). The light was then mounted to the side of the back of the child's powered wheelchair using the standard bicycle mounting clamp that came with the light

Attendant Caller 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance at night while at camp. A cast off vibrating pager was modified by attaching very long lead wires that run to a micro switch, so when the father accompanies his son to camp, the child can page his father during the night instead of calling and waking the other campers. The child has the microswitch, and the father runs the wires across the room to his bed and wears the pager in his pocket. TITLE: Th

Automark

The AutoMARK is a voice output and switch adapted voting machine designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or upper extremity disabilities. This touchscreen electronic voting machines has adjustable on-screen font sizes for voters with low vision, voice output for voters who are blind, and a sip/puff tube for voters unable to use the touch screen or buttons. The unit also has multiple language capability and supports write-in candidates, and can be used in combination with

Automated Driver’S License Dynamic Visual Acuity Screening Test (Model Vt-Dva-Dmv-07)

The Automated Driver's License Dynamic Visual Acuity Screening Test, model VT-DVA-DMV-07, is a driving fitness assessment program designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This multimedia, interactive touch screen test can be taken by individuals who cannot draw or use a writing instrument, and can be self-administered while seated in a wheelchair. It screens driver's license applicants for contrast sensitivity, dynamic visual acuity, night dynamic visual acuity, stereopsis, si

Autostep

The AutoStep is a gait trainer designed for use by children with lower extremity, mobility, or walking disabilities. This unit cues proper stepping patterns for individuals with high or low function. The unit attaches to many walkers, including all Rifton Pacers (not included; see entry) and most LiteGait models on and off the treadmill, and provides a constant symmetric cue for the user to achieve a more symmetrical gait pattern. Adjustable tension bands attach to the user's feet to accommodate

Avenger 4-Wheel Scooter

The Avenger is a heavy-duty 4-wheeled scooter designed for outdoor use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Designed to traverse uneven terrain and travel at higher speeds, this scooter includes a front basket, bumper guards, a headlight and flashing safety tail lights. FRAME (LxW): 51.5 x 25 inches. The turning radius is 48.5 inches and the ground clearance is 4 inches. The scooter disassembles for transport. This scooter is charcoal grey. CONTROLS: 110-amp programmable controls. RWD: 24-

Awesome Action Figures

--- "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.

Axiom Mobility Xplorer 2

Axiom Mobility Xplorer 2 is a stroller designed for indoor or outdoor use by children with cerebral palsy, mobility disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. Features include an aluminum frame, adjustable footplate and straps, indoor swivel wheels, push-button wheel release, safety wrist strap, all-weather rain canopy, and tire pump. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 48 x 58 x 24 inches open and 14 x 40 x 20 inches folded and without wheels. The seat (LxW) is 15 x 15 inches and the back height is 28 inch

Axiom Mobility Xplorer 3

The Axiom Mobility Xplorer 3 is a stroller designed for indoor or outdoor use by children or adolescents with cerebral palsy, mobility disabilities, or severe physical disabilities. FRAME (HxLxW): Open the stroller is 52 x 48 x 27 inches and folded it is 14 x 40 x 23 inches. The frame is made from welded aluminum, and comes with a padded height-adjustable push handle, a sun canopy with viewing window, and a basket measuring 12 x 19 x 15 inches. SEAT (LxW): 15 x 18 inches. The reclining padded se

Axion Rotary Interface For Wheelchair Headrests

The Axion Rotary Interface™ for Wheelchair Headrests is a headrest accessory designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device permits wheelchair headrests to rotate, and it attaches to most existing wheelchair headrests and hardware. This unit is quiet, free-running, and it does not require lubrication. The range of rotation can be limited or stopped.

Baby Beach Jogger

The Baby Beach Jogger is a stroller designed for use with children with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities. This stroller has a stainless steel frame that collapses for transport and storage, large wheels designed to handle beach and other outdoor terrain, and a protective hood. WARRANTY: Five-year warranty on frame and a 30-day money back guarantee.

Babylandia

Babylandia is a prototype designed for use by children with limited upper and lower extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, congenital brain malformations, and spinal muscular atrophy.  It is a wheelchair seat that can be expanded to fit the needs of a growing child.  

Back-Of-Hand Paddle Adaptation

Back-of-Hand Paddle Adaptation is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and grasping skills in her hands due to arthritis, motor and neurological impairments. Creating Ability's Back-of-Hand adaptations are designed to relieve the stress of holding the paddle from the fingers and move it to the arms. If the paddler has the ability to grasp the paddle, but lacks endurance or tires easily, this is the correct adaptation. The position is adjustable with a hose clamp, and the arm

Balance Beam

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To develop coordination and balance skills in children working on improving gross motor skills.

Balance Fish (Model W39569)

The Balance Fish, model W39569, is a balance training device designed for use by children with balance or neurological disabilities. This activity is designed to aid in strengthening motor skills and developing coordination and tactile perception and consists of a set of four fish made with a hard plastic surface with non-skid artificial rubber structures. Each fish is fitted on an inflatable base where air pressure can be adjusted to create different levels of difficulty. SIZES: The set include

Balance Fishing

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To develop coordination and balance in children working on improving gross motor skills.

Balance Maze

Balance Maze is designed for children with gravitational insecurities, balance and motor coordination disabilities.  Users must move a ball around the plastic maze. The pivot point, placed directly under feet, is gently rounded. It is designed to move the ball while maintaining a sense of security. Add difficulty by using the two balls (included) simultaneously.

Balance Training System For Children

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a balance training system for children with disabilities using Wii balance board technology. Students from Rice University linked together five Wii balance boards to a computerized motion tracking system and developed a game based on this system to help children advance their balance skills. The boards are lined up in a row between active handrails that provide feedback on how heavily users depend on their arms. The game requires the use

Ball Bopper (Model G5069)

The Ball Bopper, model G5069, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by young children with upper extremity, neurological, or fine or gross motor disabilities. Children pound large wooden balls through snug-fitting holes and the balls reappear below the play surface. Circular cutouts in the box have tough vinyl rings inside holes to hold balls in place. The toy has sturdy wooden construction with rounded corners and smooth edges and are finished with safe, non-toxic paints with a

Bambach Saddle Seat (Models Bss100 & Bss200)

The Bambach Saddle Seat, models BSS100 and BSS200, is a posture chair designed to improve posture and balance and relieve pain for individuals with a variety of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. It promotes a comfortable, upright posture that maintains the spine's natural curves even in the presence of significant physical impairment. It encourages mobility by enabling users to use their feet to propel themselves around the work area with freedom of arm movement. Safe reach distances a

Bambach Saddle Seat (Models Bss100+B1R And Bss100+B1R Bss200+B1R)

The Bambach Saddle Seat with Foot Platform, models BSS100+B1R and BSS200+B1R, is a posture chair designed to improve posture, balance, breathing, and head/trunk control in small children with cerebral palsy, muscular atrophy, dysplagia, brain injury, and other neuro-musculo-skeletal disorders. It provides a comfortable, upright posture that maintains the spine's natural curves even in the presence of significant physical impairment. The user maintains freedom of arm movement and safe reach dista

Band Jam (Model 1115)

The Band Jam, model 1115, is a switch-adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The unit has five percussion instruments in one base. Activating any of the photo buttons enables the user to play a tambourine, triangle, drum, cymbal or maraca while multicolored LEDs light up. POWER: Uses 8 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 21 x 17 x 12 inches.WEIGHT: 5 pounds.

Bandana Bib

The Bandana Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. This stylish bib features a waterproof breathable backing, a cotton front, and a Velcro neck closure. The waterproof backing keeps the wearer dry. SIZE: Available in youth and adult sizes. COLORS: Navy, pink, denim, and patriotic.

Bariatric Shower Commode Chair (Model 130-5)

The Bariatric Shower Commode Chair, model 130-5, is a shower chair and commode with casters designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. The frame is made of PVC plastic with a commode seat, armrests, and six threaded stem casters. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Frame is 43 x 28 x 34 inches. The seat is 21 x 23 x 30 inches. The casters are 5 inches in diameter x 1.25 inches wide. CAPACITY: 700 pounds. COLOR: Frame is white.

Bariatric Wheelchair Cushion (Models Msc26320184, Msc26322184, Msc26324184, Msc26326184, & Msc26328184)

The Bariatric Wheelchair Cushion is a gel and foam seat cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The cushion is constructed with a gel pack placed between two layers of foam, and it has a Nylex cover. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4 x 18 x 20 inches (model MSC26320184), 4 x 18 x 22 inches (model MSC26322184), 4 x 18 x 24 inches (model MSC26324184), 4 x 18 x 26 inches (model MSC26326184), or 4 x 18 x 28 inches (model MSC26328184). CAPACITY

Barrier-Free Shower Floor With Entry Ramp (Model 360)

The Barrier-Free Shower Floor with Entry Ramp is a roll-in shower designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or walkers. The curbless floor and entry-ramp system can replace an existing bathtub, is designed for wheelchair access and is slip-resistant. Its offset drain placement (similar to that of a bathtub)in right- or left-hand configutation provides convenient installation or retrofit. The floor is made of molded fiberglass with resistance to mold, mildew and stains and a semigloss

Basic Bounce

The Basic Bounce is an inflatable play enclosure designed for use by children with balance disabilities, cerebral palsy, or neurological disabilities. Playing in the enclosure helps children develop their gross motor skills. Safety features include an arched top with netted covering, netted windows, and overlapping replaceable nets at the entry. The enclosure is constructed of colorful, durable vinyl. OPTIONS: Construction options include side wall or entry step. Available decorative art themes

Bath Bather

Baby Bather is designed for use by infants and toddlers who required additional support during bathing activities. The Baby Bather is designed to fit on the base of the bathtub. The Bather holds the baby securely allowing you to concentrate on washing using two hands. Made from hygienic polypropene with a soft PVC mattress, the Bather has an adjustable backrest for ease of positioning on the bath. DIMENSIONS: Backrest length: 480 millimeters, seat Length 200 millimeters, backrest width 360 milli

Bath Bench

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted bath bench for a young woman with cerebral palsy. The young 15-year-old girl's family moved into a house that did not have a walk-in shower but rather a large spa bath, which made access very difficult for her. Maintaining her privacy and independence while showering or bathing was very important to her. A TAD volunteer assessed the bathing area and created a custom design that used a bath bench. The bench that straddled bo

Bath Mitt

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. This artice, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," describes how to make a bath mitt that secures to the user's hand with Velcro. Placing a bar of soap inside the mitt before fastening the Velcro enables the user to create a lather for bathing without having to grasp and manipulate a bar of soap and a washcl

Bath Seat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide proper positioning for a child with multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy and lung disease while bathing. This "Fogarty" style seat has a molded plastic seat mounted in a frame made of plastic pipe. It is equipped with a pelvic belt and a T-bar to hold the child in place. TITLE: All in the Family. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 4, Summer 2005. PAGES: 12-14. Number of pages: 4 (including cover).

Bathmaster Sonaris

Bathmaster Sonaris is designed to assist users with limited mobility and balance as well as their caregivers during transfers in and out of the bathtub. The Bathmaster Sonaris is operated by a rechargeable battery and can perform an average of 18 lifts per charge. There is an audible beep and a blinking light to alert you when the battery needs to be recharged. The operator buttons on the hand controller are simple and large to make it easy for anyone to operate. The seat and back snap together

Bathroom Ceiling Lift

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. Operated by a 440-pound hoist motor, the figure-eight-shaped system enables the user to go backward, forward, right, or left. The lift, equipped with a transfer lift sling, swivels to allow changes of direction. . MATERIALS: Channel, cables, controller, motor, and lift sling. TOOLS: Shop tools. SKILLS REQUIRED:

Bathroom Step Block

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted step block for an individual with cerebral palsy and developmental delays to use when using a bath seat. Caregivers had purchased a sliding bath seat which had adjustable legs, but the adjustment was not enough to cover the full 150 millimeter difference between the bath and the bathroom floor. It was originally suggested to extend the outside legs of the seat so they reached the floor. However, the seat was quite high and

Battery Interrupter Kit 2

The Battery Interrupter Kit 2 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals to adapt toys and other battery-operated devices for use with capability switches. This kit can be used to adapted battery-powered toys or devices equipped with a simple on/off switch. The kit includes one Jumbo Switch, one Gumball Switch, one Button Click Switch (switches also sold separately; see entries), three double-A battery interrupters, and three C and D battery interrupters. COLOR: The Jumbo Switch

Beam

Beam is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This device is generally used by those with adaptive switches who wish to break the hard connection between the switch and their computers. Beam enables a HeadMouse Extreme (see entry) user to actuate the left, right, and middle mouse buttons using adaptive switches without a direct connection to the HeadMouse. For a Swifty (see entry) user, the Beam sends up to th

Beamz Education Bundle

Beamz Education Bundle is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. Users pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Education package includes 50 songs and 10 lessons for education and therapy settings. The Education package includes the Beamz l

Bear Popper-Animal Popper

Bear Popper-Animal Popper is designed to increase hand strength and coordination in children in adults. Users grab their Bear around the mid-section and give it a big squeeze! That sudden burst of air pressure pushes out a soft foam ball from the Bears mouth. The harder you squeeze the faster and further the ball will launch. Go the distance or accuracy, with one hand or two. Comes with 6 foam balls and carry net. Various animals are available.

Bed Access Stairs

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide safe access to a custom-built bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments at a comfortable height for care givers. The Custom-built Child’s Bed (see also separate entry) is a standard-sized twin bed with a high wooden storage base designed to keep the child safe while providing a comfortable height for caregivers. To provide access to the bed for the child, a set of access stairs was built in two parts

Bed Assist For Home Style Beds With Cushioned Hand Grip

Bed Assist Handle for Home Style Beds with Cushioned Hand Grip is designed for persons with limited mobility, the elderly, or those who have difficulty with balance, as it helps the user get in and out of bed safely. To set up, slide between the box spring and mattress. Laminated wood base. Cushioned hand grip.

Bed Lifter

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable the existing bed of a young teen with cerebral palsy to be raised and lowered vertically to provide comfortable access for caregivers. The bed was an antique mahogany four-poster bed, which the young man liked, but which was of fixed height, making it difficult for caregivers to attend to his needs. A lifter was designed and built that would independently elevate the mattress and its base. The device was designed to fit beneath the bed and to lift the mattre

Bed Mount For Ipad 2,3,4

Bed Mount for iPad 2,3,4 is designed to individuals with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries or any other other neurological impairments that impact mobility and accessibility while positioned in bed. The Bed Mount is designed to work for all types of mattresses. It is positioned under the mattress for stability.

Bed Rails

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted bed railings to protect a child with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and vision impairment from hurting herself by climbing out of bed. The parents had purchased a bunk bed set that had a potential for modification with a solid frame and clean sides making it easy to add attachments. Matching the style of the bed, three new rails were added with the fourth side fixed to the wall. Extensions were made for the head and foo

Bed Surrounds

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted bed enclosure for a child with global developmental delay and autism. The child outgrew her crib and her parents fitted her new bed with bedrails to prevent her from getting out; however, the child still managed to get out in the night despite being unable to crawl or walk. Concerned about the child’s safety, the family contacted TADNSW for assistance in creating bed surrounds for the bed to help keep the child safe. Three

Bedmount For Ipad Air

BedMount for iPad Air is designed for individuals with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries or any other neurological impairments that impact mobility and accessibility while positioned in bed. The Bed Mount is designed to work for all types of mattresses. It is positioned under the mattress for stability.

Beginner Language Cards

Beginner Language Cards is designed for children and adults who are working on improving their word recognition, while increasing vocabulary and language skills as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, or developmental delays.  Each card is double sided and features bright clear photographs of common images- people, animals, tools, and community based places. Set includes 34 cards and Activity Guide.

Bendable Fork (Model Ha-4295)

The Bendable Fork, model HA-4295, is a swivel fork with built up handle designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This fork has a soft cushion grip with a flexible section that allows it to be bent to any angle. DIMENSIONS: 205 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 75 grams.

Bendable Spoon (Model Ha-4291)

The Bendable Spoon, model HA-4291, is a swivel spoon with a built-up handle, designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Its soft cushion grip is designed to be comfortable and easy to hold, and it has a flexible section that allows it to be bent to any angle. DIMENSIONS: 210 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 80 grams.

Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick (Models 538201, 538202, 538203, & 538204)

The Bendable Telescopic Mouth Stick, models 538201,538202, 53803 and 538204 is a mouthstick designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or neurological, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The mouthstick has an adjustable angle for better visibility. Models 538201 and 538202 are designed to hold implements such as a pen, pencil or paintbrush, and models 53803 and 53804 can be used as a keyboard pointer or page turner. The telescoping end makes it easy to

Bentley

The Bentley is an adult manual tilt-in-space wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This chair can be propelled by hand and/or foot in and out of tilt. FRAME: The overall width with 12- or 16-inch wheels is the seat width plus 9.5 inches; with 20- or 24-inch wheels and hand rims the overall width is the seat width plus 10.5 inches and without hand rims, the width is the seat width plus 9 inch

Bi-Level Computer Workstation

The Bi-Level Computer Workstation is a height-adjustable computer table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The height adjustment range starts low for young children or those using manual wheelchairs, and the height adjusts sufficiently to provide ample knee and arm-rest clearance for powered wheelchair users. Two hand cranks allow both work surfaces to be adjusted independently for correct view-height and balance between keyboard and monitor. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The keyboard su

Bicycle Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child who has cerebral palsy to use a toy ride-on tractor. The child was able to pedal the tractor with guidance from a family member, but needed assistance with keeping his feet on the pedals and additional seated support. The existing seat on the tractor was replaced with a molded Sebel seat, raised from the seat platform to enable the child to comfortably reach the pedals. The seat was equipped with a pelvic seat belt with an easy-to-operate buckle. The

Big Button Ipod Remote (Model H-13)

The Big Button iPod Remote, model H-13, is a large button remote control for an Apple iPod player designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities. This infra-red (IR) remote is available in two versions. One includes a dock in which the iPod is inserted; and the other use a small IR receiver that does not block the earphone jack. The IR receiver can also be used to connect the remote to the iPod Nano as well as iPhones and iPads. The remote's buttons are raised and slightly convex,

Big Foot

Big Foot is a perception game designed for use by children with balance, neurological, or mobility disabilities. The game helps to iomprove balalnce, coordination, dexterity, and perceptual skills, as well as size discrimination and color recognition abilities. The set includes eight four-piece feet and playing cards.

Bigtrack Trackball & Switch Adapted Bigtrack Trackball

The BIGtrack Trackball is a trackball designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This trackball has an oversized trackball with left and a right mouse click buttons located behind the trackball to avoid unwanted mouse clicks. The BIGtrack also allows for second mouse connection, enabling both the BIGtrack and a second mouse to be connected for assisted or simultaneous participation. This trackball is also available in a switch-adapted versi

Biomuse

BioMuse is a cursor control interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilites or spinal cord or brain injury. This bioelectric signal controller is a rack-mountable package that enables users to control computer functions directly from muscle or eye movement or brainwave signals, bypassing standard input hardware, such as a keyboard or mouse. This device receives data from four main sources of electrical activity in the human body: muscles (EMG signals),

Bite Switch

The Bite Switch is a sensitive bite switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. The bite switch is an alternative to sip & puff switches for ventilator users and individuals with respiratory disabilities. The user holds the switch between lips or teeth and presses gently to activate. OPTIONS: Dual bite switch mounts requiring 1-inch side-to-side head movement. COLOR: Black with red bite area.

Bite Trigger (Model BT100)

The Bite Trigger, model BT100, is a trigger activator designed for use by people with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis or spinal cord injury. Intended for use by individuals whose disabilities prevent them from pulling the trigger on a firearm, the unit has two components: A mechanical activator that mounts inside the trigger guard with mounting screws, and a mouthpiece with a bite switch that attaches to the stock of the gun with a Velcro strap. The user

Blick Egg Handled Brushes

The Blick Egg Handled Brushes are paint brushes with large handles designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These brushes have high-quality multi-diameter Golden Nylon hairs with the feel and appearance of sable. The hairs are set in an egg-shaped ergonomic handle. One side of the handle is flat to prevent rolling and to keep the brush head off of the table surface when not in use. When used with watercolor, oil paint, fluid acrylic or any other fluid medium, the

Blue2 Bluetooth Switch

The Blue2 Bluetooth Switch is a wireless touch and scanning switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switch allows wireless access via Bluetooth technology to certain applications on the Apple iPod, iPhone and iPad. To begin using the Blue2, sync the switch with a selected Apple device and activate an application's switch scanning mode to begin using the app hands-free. For maximum software accessibility, Blue2 supports f

Bluemouse

The BlueMouse is a mouse with built-in wrist support designed for use by individuals with neurological or upper extremity disabilities, Parkinson's disease, or paraplegia. The mouse has a palm-shaped depression with spaces for the fingers, enabling a secure grip. A built-in magnet holds the mouse securely on the mouse pad. Trembling is counterbalanced so uncontrollable movements do not affect the mouse pointer. The cursor holds its place when the hand is removed from the mouse. The unit connects

Bluetooth Ihome

Bluetooth iHome is designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping and neurological disabilities. This device is equipped for wireless audio streaming. It works with any Bluetooth enabled device to allow listening to music and audio programs. It has been adapted with six 2 1/2" switches to control tracks forward and backward, increase and decrease the volume, pause and turn the device on/off. The iHome features a dynamic speaker for full range of sounds, dual alarm clocks, backlight LC

Bluetooth Wireless Switch

The Bluetooth Wireless Switch is a wireless touch switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This control switcch allows wireless access to Prentke Romich communication devices with built-in Bluetooth capabilities, such as ECO-14, Vantage Lite, and SpringBoard Lite (see entries). An external switch jack allows dual switch input and LEDs indicate when pairing is complete and the switch is ready for wireless communication. Other features

Bobath Extra Wide Hydraulic Therapy Couch

The Bobath Extra Wide Hydraulic Therapy Couch is designed for use by therapists working with children with various neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy. It can accommodate both the therapist and child on the couch. Bobath Therapy Couches can be used in clinics, hospitals and medical centers offering Bobath therapy. It is available in both electric and hydraulic versions. POWER: Examples: Hydraulic. DIMENSIONS: Maximum couch height: 1000 millimeters (39 inches), Minimum couch height:

Boccia Ball Ramp 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair and has only head movement to play boccia ball. The top of the ramp rests on the arms of the user's wheelchair and extends to the floor. To adjust the length of the run, a variable set of legs allow an assistant to raise the lower end of the ramp to various heights as directed by the player. The higher the ramp is raised, the shorter the run. At the top of the ramp, an adjustable support can be placed in various posi

Boccia Ball Ramp 3

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair and has limited movement to play boccia ball. The top of the ramp rests on the arms of the user's wheelchair and extends to the floor. The top of the ramp is on a swivel, enabling the user to turn the ramps to aim. To adjust the length of the run, the user changes the ball release position on the ramp. TITLE: The Boccia Ball Ramp 3. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/ramp4.htm.

Bongo Drums (Model 756)

The Bongo Drums, model 756, is a switch adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. High-quality, tunable wooden bongos are attached to a base fitted with a drumstick on each side. When two connected capability switches (required but not included) are activated, the drums are played. A tuning key is included. POWER: Uses 4 D batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 18 x 12 x 11.5 inches. WEIGHT: 7.75 pounds.

Book Reader

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). A single sheet, approximately 14 x 20 inches, is heated and bent and non-slip rubber is bonded to the base. The book support shelf is also bonded but can also be screwed in place from the back before bending. Spring loaded clips are mounted to the bottom, which enable the reader to release

Boost Tracer

Boost Tracer is a head-controlled mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, ALS, carpal tunnel syndrome, or any other disability where the user lacks the hand control to use a standard mouse but retains good head movement. A micro-gyroscope senses the user's head movements, then transmits those movements to the computer using radio frequency (RF) waves, with an operating range of up to 15 feet. Custom switches

Bow Maker

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one hand to form large bows for gift baskets. This simple jig acts as a second holding hand. Two one-inch dowels are placed about seven inches apart on a plastic platform laid on a sheet of Dycem to keep it from slipping and the jig and the pad are held in place with a one-hand clamp. A plastic spring clip is bonded to the base and rests against the right-hand pillar. This clip holds one end of the ribbon, which is the wi

Bracelet Assistant

This Bracelet Assistant is designed for those individuals who have a debilitating condition that affects their fine motor skills and/or use of their hands. Also would benefit individuals with poor dexterity, perhaps those who have arthritis. Portable and small. Users have aided support while putting bracelets or necklaces on with this tool as it acts as an extra hand, holding one end of the bracelet or necklace.

Bric-a-Brac: Basic Skills

The Bric-a-Brac is a computer software program of basic skills designed for children 2-5 years of age with developmental delays, cerebral palsy, cognitive and learning disabilities.  This single CD, Basic Skills compilation, includes four titles - Matching, Sorting, Thinking and Identifying.   This program is switch accessible and comes equipped with a teacher’s section.

Bric-a-Brac: Identifying

Bric-a-Brac: Identifying is a computer software program of basic skills designed for children 2-5 years of age with developmental delays, cerebral palsy, cognitive and learning disabilities.  This program is designed to improving the user’s visual perceptual skills while finding clothes of a certain color and animals with spots, stripes and shells.  Players can guess what is hiding behind the frosted window and look for images based on numbers and initial letters.  This title is switch and touch

Bridge Medical Pivot Grip Telescoping Portable Grab Bar (Models Bc400M & Bc400L)

The Bridge Medical Pivot Grip Telescoping Portable Grab Bar is a wall grab bar designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. Because the bar telescopes and the ends pivot and rotate, this bar offers a variety of installation options, including stretching across a corner, stretching across the inside of a bathtub, or stretching across unparallel surfaces. The bar pivots 180 degrees. The bar attaches with large suction cups which lock and release with levers. SIZES: Model

Bright Box

The Bright Box is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue that is activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse interfaces, or switch-adapted toys with standard 1/8-inch jacks. The visual display can be used as a visual cue to aid in locating the device for persons with low vis

Bright Box Tactile

The Bright Box Tactile is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury and low vision. This switch has a large-display visual cue and tactile feedback that are activated when the user presses the top surface of the switch. The visual feedback and tactile feedback (vibration like that of a cell phone or pager) can be employed together or independently. The switch can be used to activate communication devices, mouse inter

Brighton Bath Board (Model 302)

The Brighton Bathboard, model 302, is a bathboard designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury , balance, or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This plastic-coated steel bathboard fits between the sides of the bathtub and is perforated for drainage. Features include a chromium-plated steel frame cleats, non-slip sleeving to ensure maximum grip against the side of the bath, and fitting adjustment with large butterfly nuts. DIMENSIONS: The bathboard is 27 x 12 inches (685 x 305 millim

Brookfield

The Brookfield is designed for children 2 years and older who require moderate levels of postural support when seated. It can be used in daycare, school and home environments. The Brookfield has a molded back, which promotes central alignment and gives additional support while the child is seated. Its seat height and depth can also be adjusted. As an additional feature, the back can be adjusted in height. The Brookfield comes complete with a molded back, contoured seat, pelvic strap and heigh

Bubble Blowers (Models 4535, 4537, & 4539)

The Bubble Blowers, model 4535, 4539 and 4537, are switch-activated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activate an attached capability switch (not included) and thousands of bubbles are blown by familiar characters. Model 4535 is Dora the Explorer and her friend Diego and model 4539 is sponge Bob. Model 4537 (shown)is Ni Hao and Kai Lan. Included are a special character bubble wand and four ounces of bubble solution. Thes

Bubble Tube Cuddle Cushion

Bubble Tube Cuddle Cushion is a wrap-around cushion that offers up-close relaxation for children with autism, emotional disabilities and sensory processing disorders. It is a large beanbag cushion that wraps around Bubble Tubes for up-close appreciation of vibrations, colored bubbles and sounds. The Bubble Tube Cuddle Cushion is upholstered in tough, washable white vinyl upholstery. Bubble tube not included.

Buckinghan Bra-Angel

Buckingham Bra-Angel is designed for use by individuals with mild to moderate upper limb restrictions or limited hand dexterity. It enables those who have the use of only one arm to be able to put on their bra independently. It can be adjusted to a wide variety of sizes. The telescopic action allows the Bra-Angel to be compacted and easy to carry. The Buckingham Bra-Angel is latex free. DIMENSIONS: 16 inches Length x 1-1/2 inches width. COLOR: White with pink center piece. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As

Buddha Board (Model 7502)

The Buddha Board, model 7502, is a painting activity designed for use by individuals with fine motor or cognitive disabilities. The special surface on the board enables the user to create spontaneous art or practice writing the alphabet, numbers, or his/her name using a brush and plain water. When the image is painted with water, it appears on the surface, darkens, and then slowly evaporates. The set includes a brush and a water holder stand. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 12 x 9.5 x 0.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2

Bugzi

Bugzi is a powered indoor chair designed for children ages one to five whose mobility has been impaired by physical and neurological disabilities. It offers a unique opportunity for pre-school children with disabilities to experience independent mobility. Bugzi is an ideal introduction to switch and joystick use. It is compact and maneuverable. Each Bugzi is tailored and adapted to the individual child’s needs, with the capacity to adjust seating and controls as he or she grows. Bugzi is a

Build N' Balance Set

The Build N' Balance Set is designed to help children work on improving their balance, motor planning and coordination skill development. It comes complete with 10 interchangeable components to create multiple obstacle courses. Users can create inclines, declines, high surfaces (up to 9.5") and low surfaces (as low as 4") for children to navigate. The set includes: Build N' Balance Yellow Tops, Build N' Balance Red Tops and a Build N' Balance Blue Planks. DIMENSIONS: Build N' Balance Yellow Tops

Built-Up Handle For Hairbrush

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enlarge the handle of a hair brush for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities. The handle of a hair brush can be enlarged and equipped with a softer surface using hot-water-pipe insulation. To do so, cut a length of insulation to the size of the brush handle, being certain to choose insulation with an inner diameter that securely holds the handle. Insert the brush handle in the insulation and wrap tightly with pl

Built-Up Handle For Toothbrush

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. The handle of a toothbrush can be enlarged and equipped with a softer surface using a piece of terry cloth or a washcloth. To do so, fold the cloth into a rectangle with a short side slightly shorter than the toothbrush handle and wrap the cloth around the handle. Secure the padding with two rubber bands or elastic ponytail holders. AU

Built-Up Handles

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist individuals upper extremity disabilities in holding eating and other utensils and implements. Foam cylinders with holes at either end can be trimmed to size and slipped over the utensil handle, a pen, pencil, etc. The foam is available in varying thicknesses to accommodate different sized hands. MATERIALS: Foam tubing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 6, November 2005. WEB: http://www.mdusa.or

Built-Up Knob

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. Purchase epoxy putty at a hardware store and break off a small amount of each of the two colors. Knead the two colors together to a uniform color and mold it around the knob. Allow the putty to harden at room temperature. . MATERIALS: Epoxy putty.TIT

Built-Up Silverware

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to use eating utensils. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making built-up handles for eating utensils for temporary or trial use. These handles can be made of foam-rubber tubing with the appropriate inner diameter for a fork or spoon handle, or they can be made

Bumbo Baby Sitter

The Bumbo Baby Sitter is a positioning chair designed for use by infants between the ages of 3 to 14 months who have neurological or physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This chair is constructed so that the baby's own body weight helps to gently keep them in place and in an upright sitting position. The chair is made of low-density polyurethane. It is also latex free, hygienic, and designed to be easy to clean. OPTIONS: Attachable tray. COLOR: Assorted.

Bumpity Blocks

Bumpity Blocks are weighted foam blocks designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. An alternative to classic blocks, the extra weight and unique texture help provide increased motor control, and the non-standard shapes help avoid self-stimulatory behavior and encourage creativity in building. Set includes eight interlocking pieces. The blocks are Latex-free and surface washable. A booklet is included with easy, medium, and challenging play options.

Burnett Body Supports

The Burnett Body Support is a seating support designed to provide postural support for children and adults with diagnoses associated with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, stroke or dystonia. 

Busy Bee Pediatric Postural Walker (Models 2413, 2423, & 2433)

The Busy Bee Pediatric Postural Walker is an adjustable child's walker designed for use by children with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or walking disabilities. This lightweight walker encourages active postural control during standing and walking. Its torsional stiffness provides objective and and subjective stability. The walker is equipped with height-adjustable handles and solid rubber wheels for indoor and outdoor use. Noise-free external locks on the rear wheels prevent inadverta

Butterfly (Model 148)

The Butterfly, model 148, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pressing an attached capability switch (not included) causes multi-colored lights to flash while children's music plays. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2 x 5.25 x 4.5 inches. WEIGHT: 0.5 pounds.

Butterfly Collar (Model 675)

The Butterfly Collar, model 675, is a swimming aid designed for use by children and adults with spinal cord injury or neurological or physical disabilities who are unable to hold their heads up. This horseshoe-shaped aid fits around the neck to keep the user's head out of the water to facilitate water-based exercise. The collar is fabric-covered for comfort. SIZES: Children's or Youth/Adult. DIMENSIONS: The Youth/Adult size has a 5 x 6 inch neck opening, is 1.5 inch thick, and is 16 inches in ci

Butterfly Spinner (Model 403)

The Butterfly Spinner, model 403, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This traditional toy is activated by pressing an attached capability switch (not included) to create a swirling blend of colors and music while butterflies and ladybugs spin around. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8.25 x 8.25 x 11 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Button Adaptations

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. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options to replace buttons on clothing. The option chosen should be based on the abilities of the wearer and include using large hooks or snaps, Velcro, or extending buttons with elastic. A detailed description and illu

Buzzaround Lite 3-Wheel Scooter (Model Gb-103)

The Buzzaround Lite 3-wheel Scooter, model GB-103, is a lightweight, portable scooter designed for indoor or outdoor use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME (LxW): 37 X 21.25 inches. The turning radius is 31 inches and the ground clearance is 2 inches. The frame has rear suspension and disassembles into 4 pieces for transport. This scooter is available in blue or red. CONTROLS: 45-amp programmable controls. SEAT: 360 degree swivel seat with fold-down backrest. UPHOLSTERY: Black viny

Bxl Steadymate Walker

The BXL SteadyMate Walker is a walker with platform arm support designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, balance, or walking disabilities or arthritis. This height-adjustable walker can fully support the user's body weight, which protects semi-ambulatory individuals from tipping over. Features include a padded forearm support across the top of the walker with a torso cutout, adjustable handgrips positioned on a center to side angle and providing a natural hand position, an adjustabl

C Frame By Smirtwaite

The C Frame by Smirthwaite is a free standing suspension system for use with Smirtwaite’s sensory integration swing products for children with sensory integration disorders, physical and neurological disabilities. The Frame eliminates the need for permanent structural fixings, is easy to transport and assemble and is of modular construction. Made from tubular steel, it will support rigorous activity and can be fixed to the floor if required. The C Frame can be used with or without cushioned mat

Camera Holder 2

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited of the hands or of only one hand to use a camera. This device consists of a a clipless bicycle pedal fitted to a frame that loops over the user's shoulders. Two cleats are fitted to a bracket on the camera to enable the photographer to switch from portrait to landscape orientation, and the pedal clamps are adjustable for strength to accommodate a heavy or a light camera. The pedal can be tilted up and down to adjust the camer

Camera Mouse

Camera Mouse is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity amputation. This program allows the user to control the mouse pointer on a computer through head movement. To use the software, a USB video camera (webcam) is connected to the computer, with the camera placed on the monitor and focused at the user. The user's moving image appears in the Camera Mouse window. A mouse clic

Camera Support

DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY---- Using PVC to stabilize a DSLR camera is designed for use by individuals with limited strength in their upper extremities as a result of fractures or neurological events such as stroke and Parkinson’s disease.

Camharness (Model 1086)

The CamHarness, model 1086, is a school bus seat restraint designed for use by children with cerebral palsy or severe physical disabilities. This portalble harness-style restraint secures around a bus seat equipped with standard lap-belts (not included). The lap-belt threads through the loops on the harness to secure the passenger. Up to three passengers can fit on a single seat. A chest clip is included. CAPACITY: 30 to 80 pounds.

Candy Corn Proximity Sensory Switch

Candy Corn Proximity Sensor Switch is a highly sensitive switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries. This mechanical switch does not require physical touch to activate. The user can wave their hand or another portion of their body within 10 millimeters of the switch to activate. Visual and auditory cues occur when the switch is activated. Orange lights activate for visual cues and a beeping sound is eli

Canopy Enclosed Bed

The Canopy Enclosed Bed is an enclosed bed designed for use by children with autism, behavior disorders or sleep disorders such as sleepwalking that cause wandering. The bed's stainless steel frame includes two folding bed rails and four poles at the corners that support an upper section on which a full canopy is mounted. The frame and bed rails are padded. The mesh panels unzip on all four sides for complete access to the child. Locking zippers can be positioned where needed for the use of IV l

Car & Panda Switch (Models 9031 & 9032)

The Car Switch, model 9031 & 9032, is a touch switch designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. These child-friendly switches have a contoured design for comfort while in use. Pressing the front hood of the toy car, model 9031, activates the switch; pressing on either of the panda’s ears, model 9032, will activate its smiling face. DIMENSIONS (LxW): (car switch) 4 x 2.5 inches; (panda switch) 3.5 x 2 inches.

Carebike

The Carebike is a cycle attachment for wheelchairs. The unit comprises an anodized aluminum platform on wheels that attaches to a 21-speed comfort bike. It is designed to offer friends, family members and caregivers the convenience of taking a bike ride while still being close at hand to assist the wheelchair user. The wheelchair fits on the platform with the Carebike attached at the rear, giving the biker complete steering, stopping, and starting control.

Cares Child Aviation Restraint

The CARES Child Aviation Restraint provides additional support for children with mild to moderate physical disabilities while travelling on an airplane. It can accommodate children from 22 to 75 pounds. The CARES can be used in any seat on the plane excluding the emergency exit rows. The CARES Child Aviation Restraint is a belt-and-buckle device that works with the seat belt on the airplane. The combination of the two provides the same level of safety as a car seat for your child. CARES comes c

Caribou

Caribou is a standing frame designed for use by individuals with limited upper and lower strength and mobility associated with cerebral palsy and upper motor neuron disorders. A good standing position can be achieved for people with spasticity, contractions, and circulatory deficiencies. The frame supports the prone or supine standing position. It has the ability to switch from a horizontal to a vertical position. The Caribou is built with a baseboard and a series of optional upper body supports

Carrie Rover Stroller (Models 4642, 4643. 4644, & 4645)

The Carrie Rover Stroller is a seating system on a wheeled base designed to provide freedom and mobility while maintaining therapeutic support for children and small adults with physical disabilities. The removable seat is made of Tumble Forms modular cushions which are covered in a seamless, washable material that is impervious to body fluids and non-toxic. The anti-thrust seat stabilizes the pelvis while the seat back articulates 20 degrees to accommodate abnormal trunk tone. The seat may be u

Carrying Aids For Wheelchairs

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Friedrich's ataxia to carry staws and plastic bags with her. To ensure straws are available when needed, carry them in a round plastic toothbrush holder fastened with Velcro to the underside of one arm of the wheelchair. To ensure a supply of plastic bags are available for garbage, snacks, or clean-up bags, hooks dog clean-up bags in the dispenser they come in to the wheelchair. MATERIALS: Toothbrush holder, straws, dog clean-up bag

Cause And Effect Cinema (Model 501)

Cause and Effect Cinema, model 501, is a simple cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Age appropriate for older as well as younger populations, this program is made up of 90 film clips covering 10 categories such as animals, musical instruments, vehicles, tools, sports, toys, appliances, etc. Each film clip lasts approximately three to seven seconds. When the switch is pressed the first time, the title of the clip is dis

Celebrity X 4 Wheel

The Celebrity X 4 Wheel is a four-wheeled scooter designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This scooter is equipped with bright LED lights, a front basket, and a rear view mirror. FRAME(LxW): 46.75 x 24 inches with a 34.75-inch wheel base. The turning radius is 59 inches and the ground clearance is 3.5 inches. The frame has front and rear suspension, rear anti-tips, disassembles for transport, and features auto-latching lockup for ease of assembly and disassembly. The frame al

Ceye Eye Control Module

The CEye Eye Control Module is an eye controlled input system designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity amputation. This unit enables the user to control the mouse by looking at a screen and dwelling (staring at the screen for a certain length of time) to select and blinking to click. Users place themselves in front of the screen for a one-time calibration, after which the system is fully automatic.

Chair 4 Life

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a modular wheelchair that "grows" with the user allowing for independence over the lifespan. Through the United Kingdom's National Health Service, the Renfrew Group developed a new type of powered wheelchair with the Department of Health, as part of the Department's Innovation Health and Wealth program. Renfrew won a government contract to design a chair which maximizes the mobility and independence of children with disabilities as they

Chair And Ladder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide practice in moving from sitting to standing. A plywood stool was mounted to a plywood base. In front of the stool, also on the base, is mounted a plywood ladder with hardwood rungs. The ladder is braced with barckets attached to the ladder and the base on the side away from the user. The user grasps the rungs of the ladder to pull himself to a standing position. DIMENSIONS: The ladder is 850 millimeters (mm) high. The rungs are 70 mm apart. TITLE: Happy Sea

Chair Raisers

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with multiple disabilities with access to an elevated cut-out table. The cruciform-shaped risers were made of 9-millimeter plywood and have vertical housings at each corner. The housings accommodate the full depth of the chair legs, but pine inserts were also made which can be dropped into the housing to further elevate the chair for taller children. DIMENSIONS: The vertical housings are 180 millimeters high. TITLE: Supporting Early Intervention. JO

Chair With Glides

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual who has had a stroke to move under a dining table after sitting on a chair. A glide was attached to the bottom of each leg of a standard dining room chair. This enabled the chair to slide more easily on the carpet while keeping the chair stable when the user sat down on it. TITLE: Post Stroke Assistance. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 2, Winter 2005: P. 10-11. PAGES: 3 (including cover).

Champramp

The ChampRamp is a bowling ramp designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities. It can be used while seated in a wheelchair or chair, or while standing. The unit allows hands-free placement of the ball at the top of the ramp, with smooth ball release and no ramp movement, shifting, or vibrations. There is a ball guide line on top of the ramp, with a front adjustable guide and operating instructions on the ramp and in the ramp handle. The main support is

Change Table

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted changing table for a mother with cerebral palsy. This individual wanted a changing table that she could use from a kneeling position and located a base that was the right height to be adapted. A table top was created from chip-board, with a 75 millimeter-high pine frame around the sides to keep the mattress in position. Two of the four sides are hinged so they can drop down 180 degrees, making it easier for the user to slid

Chango R4 Balance Board

The Chango R4 Balance Board is a combination rocker board and balance board designed for use with individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. This round wooden board balances either on a large, removable center ball or on two wooden balls attached to the bottom of the board. The rocking/wobble motion stimulates the inner ear, helping to develop balance. This device can be used to improve balance, and stengthen the ankles, legs, knees, and back. DIMENSIONS: The board is 16 inches in di

Chatpc-4

ChatPC-4 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities or cerebral palsy. The unit has a color touch screen dynamic display that allows hundreds of communication pages to be linked together to meet the user’s communication needs for home, school, work, and other situations. The number of buttons on a page can be customized, along with the size, color, background, symbol, font, label, message, and action of each button. Vocabulary can

Chatter Phone (Model Pvc-C)

The Chatter Phone, model PVC-C, is a speech teaching device designed for use by individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or who have dysarthria, communication or speech disabilities. This personal voice enhancer provides articulation feedback. One end of the tube is placed next to the mouth as the user speaks, and the other end is placed next to the ear.

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators (Models 2391 & 2392)

Cheap Talk 8 Advanced 6-Level Communicators, models 2391 and 2392, are direct selection communicators designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. These six-level communicators have an easy level changer feature. One message square is dedicated to changing levels. A therapist or teacher records the name of each level and the user simply pushes the level changer icon to hear and select desired level. The unit stores up to 48 6-second messages including the level chan

Cheetah Walker: Transitional Walking Device

The Cheetah Walker serves as a training device for children with mild Cerebral Palsy, for use by the client coordinator at a hospital. It provides a child-friendly device with which children with cerebral palsy may transition from a traditional, follow-behind walker to hand canes, and thereby improve their quality of life and independence. The Cheetah Walker helps children develop the upper body movement necessary to walk with a cane, while providing the stability of a four-leg walker.

ChewEase

Chew Ease is designed for children with low muscle tone in the muscles in the mouth as a result of developmental delays, cerebral palsy, or developmental delays.  It is designed to strengthen the oral muscles used for speech and eating.  It may also be used to encourage children to move away from thumb-sucking and finger-chewing.  There are 3 safe, non-toxic plastic objects that are linked together.  It is portable and convenient.

Chihuahua (Model 3928)

The Chihuahua, model 3928, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included)is activated, the plush dog walks, barks, and wags its tail. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5.5 x 4 x 6 inches.

Child Head Float

The Child Head Float is a float swimming aid designed for use by children with upper extremity, neurological, or physical disabilities. This device is useful for a swimmer with under-developed reflexes and minimal head and limb control. The float rests on the user's the shoulders and wraps around the neck, holding the head above water. CAPACITY: 40 to 50 pounds

Child's Standing Frame For Shower

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To enable a child with spina bifida to stand in the shower. The standing frame is square-shaped with one end open. The child supports herself on the sides or the closed end of the frame. The frame is constructed of one-inch PVC tubing with rubber suction cups on the bottom of each of the four legs. There is additional bracing across the top of the closed side. DIMENSIONS: The frame's approximate height is 65 centimeters (cm). TITLE: Sara Walks! JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF

Chin Switch Harness

Chin Switch Harness ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A thermoplastic chin switch holder worn on the chest. The switch is held on to the harness with Velcro and can be easily removed.

Chincheeka Dual Switch (Model H-51)

The ChinCheeka Dual Switch, model H-51, is a chin or cheek switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This two-switch unit can be used for step-scanning/ control on a computer or for switch-adapted items that require two switches. In step-scanning, one switch is used to step (move) through choices, and the other to select a choice. OPTIONS: Magic Arm, Mini-Arm, or Articulating Arm for mounting.

Chirping Chick (Model 62)

The Chirping Chick, model 62, is a toy designed for use by children with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This fluffy yellow chick chirps when a slight amount of pressure is applied to its head or the yellow activation pad. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.25 x 4.25 x 3.5 inches.

Chordmaps.com - Yours To Play It

Chordmaps.com- Yours To Play It! is a music composition program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software package enables the user to play chords and chord progressions by clicking on an on-screen "musical map" with a mouse or similar controller. This songwriting and educational music tool enables the user to explore chords and progressions in all the major keys, even if they have never played an instr

Cinema II-Life Skills

Cinema II - Life Skills - Program #502 is a cause & effect program that is age appropriate for older as well as younger populations. This program is made up of 75 film clips covering various categories where 8 out of the 10 categories are dedicated to common life skills such as putting on your shoes, putting on a hat. Each film clip lasts approximately 5 - 10 seconds. When the switch is pressed the first time, the title of the clip is displayed in large letters on the top of the screen and a

Clamp On Mount

Clamp on Mount is a table-top mounting system designed to support AAC devices such as Dynavox V/Vmax, MyTobii P10 and other devices. It is height adjustable from approximately 0 to 180 millimeters and can be angled and repositioned. The Clamp on Mount has a Manfrotto Super Clamp base and Quick-Shift handles for quick and easy adjustment.

Classroom Positioner Chair (Models Cpc25, Cpc29, & Cpc33)

The Classroom Positioner Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This wooden chair features independent adjustment of the height, depth, and angle of the seat back and footrrest. The contoured seat cushion can be set at up to 20 degrees anterior tilt, as well as level or at a posterior tilt. The chair comes standard with a contoured seat cushion, seat belt, back pad, lateral supports, and locking casters. OPTIONS: Foot surface w

Classroom Positioner Desk / Stander (Models Ds1 & Ds2)

The Classroom Positioner Desk/Stander is a height-adjustable classroom desk and standing table designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This desk can be used with the Classroom Positioner Chair (see separate entry) or independently. Features include height and angle adjustability, a multi-adjustable desktop, adjustable knee block, and lateral pelvic pads for standing positions. The desk also included latches to secure it to the Classroom Positioner Chair. The desk

CLEVERCATCH® ABC

Clevercatch® ABC is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ball. Basic p

CLEVERCATCH® Exercise

CLEVERCATCH® Exercise is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ball. Ba

CLEVERCATCH® Math

CLEVERCATCH® Math is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ball. Basic

CLEVERCATCH® Multiplication

CLEVERCATCH® Multiplication is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play ba

CLEVERCATCH® States & Capitals

CLEVERCATCH® States & Capitals is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can

CLEVERCATCH® World Geography

CLEVERCATCH® World Geography is an activity and answer ball designed for use by children with learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities as well as for those working on improving their eye hand coordination, visual perceptual motor skills.  It allows children to build their learning skills. Each ball features a variety of graphics, problems, facts, and questions to reinforce learning in a fun way. Students will not mind practicing math, language, history, geography, etc. while they can play b

Click And Create Articulation Board Games Software (Model N59-9)

Click and Create Articulation Board Games Software, model N59-9, is speech remediation game software designed for use by speech therapists to create board games for children with speech disabilities. The program contains thousands of words and pictures that represent all articulation sounds, and can be used to create personalized games that motivate students to practice. The user can add words to the master list and code them by sound, position, and number of syllables for use on game boards. Bo

Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard

The Click-N-Type Virtual Keyboard is an on- screen keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This 32-bit software application enables the user to send keystrokes to virtually any Windows application or DOS application that can run within a window, using a mouse, trackball, touch screen, or other pointing device, COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista operating system.

Closet Adaptations

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To make an existing closet accessible to seniors and individuals with arthritis, balance disabilities, or mobility disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses various inexpensive modifications. Included are lowering the clothes rod, adding shelves at usable heights, storing items on the floor in baskets, and replacing the closet door with a curtain or lighter weight folding door. AUTHOR: Greenstein

Clothing Store Words And Signs

Clothing Store Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for clothing shopping. Categories include types of clothing (big and tall, formal wear, children’s); common clothing terms (bathrobe, blouse, dress, jeans, price, shoes); sizes (boy’s, girl’s, men’s,women’s); patterns (checked, plaid, solid, stripes); and mater

Clozepro

ClozePro is a voice output, large print, and switch adapted testing program designed for use by students who need test-taking accomodations, including students with cognitive or learning disabilities, physical disabilities, blindness or low vision. This assessment tool enables a teacher in lower or upper elementary or secondary school to build a cloze activity from any text in any subject area. For standardized test preparation and alternate assessments, it provides the teacher with detailed inf

Coated Weighted Soup Spoon

The Coated Weighted Soup Spoon is a plastisol coated spoon designed for use by individuals with grasping or neuromuscular disabilities, or spasticity. This adaptive utensil features a built-up covered handle designed to comfortably fit the fingers and provide an easier grasping surface to steady the hands. The entire spoon, including the spoon bowl, is covered in a layer of plastisol to prevent injury from hitting, jabbing or biting the teeth and gums. DIMENSIONS: The spoon is 7.5 inches long. W

Coffee Spillers Inc. Biball

Coffee Spillers, Inc. BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with "Coffee Spillers, Inc." and a coffee cup. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Navy or brow

Combination Dressing Stick And Shoehorn

The Combination Dressing Stick and Shoehorn is a long-handled and shoehorn and dressing stick designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of hard, durable plastic, this device features a large angled hook that holds and pulls clothing, and a long, notched shoehorn at the opposite end for removing socks. This aid also features a push/pull pointer for opening and closing drawers and doors, turning on and off light switches, and retrievi

Comet Anterior Gait Trainer (Models Co 2000, Co 2100, & Co 2200)

The Comet Anterior Gait Trainer is a gait trainer designed for use by children and adults with walking disabilities. This unit features a seat harness that supports users who cannot stand completely independently, a pelvic stabilizer, and ankle prompts to prevent leg scissoring. The unit is height adjustable and is equipped with a positioning bar to provide depth adjustability. Variable resistance tabs control the speed of the gait trainer and help align an asymmetrical gait pattern. This traine

Comfort Carrier Transfer Sling

The Comfort Carrier Transfer Sling is a manual transfer sling designed for use by wheelchair users with spinal cord injury, neurological disabilities, stroke, cerebral palsy, or brain injury. This sling enables wheelchair users to transfer with assistance from two helpers. The sling is slipped around the seated user, then is crisscrossed under the thighs and its buckle is fastened. Two assistants (in front and back or on each side) lift and transfer. The foldable sling is lightweight and machine

Comfort Plus Wheelchair Liner (Model Vlm6630)

The Comfort Plus Wheelchair Liner, model VLM6630, is a decubitus pad designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. The pad covers the wheelchair seat, sides and arms, and back, and is made of lightweight, latex-free fiber material that resists matting and allows air circulation. It has an incontinence cover on one side and is machine washable. COLOR: White.

Comfort Plus Wheelchair Seat Pad (Model Vlm6610)

The Comfort Plus Seat Pad, model VLM6610, is a decubitus pad designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury who are at risk for pressure sores/ulcers. This latex-free wheelchair seat pad is made of a lightweight material that resists matting and allows air circulation. The pad has an incontinence cover on one side and is machine washable.

Commode Footstool

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized commode chair for a youth with cerebral palsy and developmental delay to use the bathroom. Since this individual is 14 years old, his parents did not want to purchase a commode chair only to replace it in a few years when he grows taller. The most suitable commode was too big as his legs would not reach the footplate. The child’s therapist requested a waterproof platform that would sit on the footplate and provide a stable rest

Communicate: In Print 2

Communicate: In Print 2 is designed for children and adults who having difficulty reading text. It helps teacher and students create books with pages that face one another while using symbols to encourage independence in desktop publishing. It covers a variety of topics using 7,000 Widgit Literacy Symbols in both color and black-and-white. Communicate: In Print 2 also includes Widgit Pictures, a set of 1,500 clip art and background images for creating illustrations and scenes. Communicate: In Pr

Communication Aid

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a young woman with cerebral palsy and devwlopmental delays with a means of communicating. A small clock-style communicator that could be attached to the user's wheelchair was created. The device has a ferrous metal face, which accepts magnetic pictures, and an aluminum back. The scanning communicator is equipped with LED indicators which are controlled by a micro-controller which is programmed to move the LED light around the face and a timer set a slow spe

Communicator Basic

The COMMUNICATOR BASIC is a voice input dialer program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program offers complete voice-activated telephone dialing, including the ability to dial a phone call by speaking the name of the individual to be contacted or by speaking the digits to be dialed. This system requires a computer on which the voice dialing software can be installed and to which the base station for the wireless hea

Communicator Complete

The COMMUNICATOR COMPLETE is a voice input dialer program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program offers the ability to dial a wireless headset by speaking the name of the individual to be contacted or by speaking the digits to be dialed. It also offers the ability to use voice commands to pick up call waiting, access multiple lines, control volume and mute functions, redial, and more. This system includes all hardw

Community Signs And Words

Community Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for community living, including common information signs such as church, city hall, employment agency, clinic, library, grocery store, laundromat, taxi, post office, restaurant, etc. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult

Compact Activity Center & Side-Lyer Activity Center (Models 2300 & 2310)

The Compact Activity Center and the Side-Lyer Activity Center, models 2300 and 2310, is a play tray and sensory busy box designed for use by children with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This small-scale activity center provides sensory stimulation and cognitive activity. Features include a bead curtain, a dome with brightly-colored sequins which spin when the button is pressed, a textured plate which vibrates and lights up when pressed, and a pullball that turns on a mu

Compact Switches (Model 745)

The Compact Switches, model 745, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. These tiny, sensitive switches can be mounted anywhere using the included Velcro. They can be grouped together to enable the user to activate three different devices. DIMENSIONS: The switches are 0.375 inches high and 0.75 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 0.25 pounds.

Companion Ii 3-Wheel Scooter (Model Gc-321)

The Companion 3-Wheel Scooter, model GC-321, is a compact, 3-wheeled scooter designed for use indoors and outdoors by individuals with mobility disabilities. The scooter comes standard with a front basket, headlight, and tail light. FRAME(LxW): 45.5 x 23.63 inches. The turning radius is 33 inches. Ground clearance is 4 inches. This scooter disassembles for transport and has a carpeted floor mat and expanded foot and leg room. The body is available in vermillion red, Arctic blue, or Sahara. CONTR

Companion Ii 4-Wheel Scooter (Model Gc-421)

The Companion 4-Wheel Scooter, model GC-421, is a compact, 4-wheeled scooter designed for use indoors and outdoors by individuals with mobility disabilities. The scooter comes standard with a front basket, headlight, tail light. FRAME(LxW): 49.5 x 23.75 inches. The turning radius is 58.5 inches and the ground clearance is 4 inches. This scooter disassembles for transport and has a carpeted floor mat and expanded foot and leg room. The body is available in vermillion red, Arctic blue, or Sahara.

Computer Keyboard Aid

The Computer Keyboard Aid is a typing stick designed for use by individuals with limited hand function. Designed to help those who cannot access a keyboard with their fingers, this device can be used on typewriters, adding machines, calculators, and telephones. The device comprises a pointer with a round rubber tip for depressing the keys and a hand loop that secures with Velcro. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches (19 centimeters) long. WEIGHT: 1 pound.

Concentrate! Ii On Words & Concepts

CONCENTRATE! II On Words & Concepts is a language, vocabulary enhancement, and memory improvement tutorial program designed to exercise short term memory, enhance word knowledge, foster cooperative play, and provide recreational enjoyment for children and adults who have a developmental, physical, or language learning disabilities or autism, or adults with traumatic brain injury and aphasia. This program is a series of educational games that reinforces the lessons of the Words & Concepts

Concentrate! Iii On Words & Concepts

CONCENTRATE! III On Words & Concepts is a language, vocabulary enhancement, and memory improvement tutorial program designed to exercise short term memory, enhance word knowledge, foster cooperative play, and provide recreational enjoyment for children and adults who have a developmental, physical, or language learning disability or autism, or adults with traumatic brain injury and aphasia. It is a series of educational games that reinforces the lessons of the Words & Concepts III (see s

Container Aids

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with Friedrich's ataxia to dispense various items that come in spray containers requiring a button to be depressed with the index finger. Purchasing spray bottles with trigger levers, which can be filed with body spray, hairspray, conditioner, etc. for easier application. MATERIALS: Trigger spray bottles. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5

Convaid Carrot 3 Special Needs Booster Seat

Convaid Carrot 3 Special Needs Booster Seat is a restraint system designed for children and teens 3-15 years of age with special needs. This special needs booster was designed to provide optimal positioning & safety for children with limited head, trunk, and pelvic stability with neurological and motor disabilities. The “free angle” recline allows the hip area to recline for diaper access and changes (reclines at any position from 90 -180 degrees). Modular extensions and accessories allow e

Converta Step

ConvertaStep is an incline platform lift that is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility and require assistance to navigate stairs. The ConvertaStep is constructed of heavy, weather-coated steel that can lift up to 750 pounds. Its smooth lift raises in 8 to 15 seconds and is 31 inches wide to accommodate most chairs and other mobility devices. It is designed to be inconspicuous to the eye and blends easily with any home decor. The small, cost-effective lift comes in 3 sizes and is

Convoluted Wheelchair Pad With Nylex Cover (Models Cbc019055, Msc019008, Msc019005, & Msc019010)

The Convoluted Wheelchair Pad With Nylex Cover is a foam wheelchair cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. The nylex cover is fluid-resistant and antimicrobial. The foam pad is convoluted or ridged to help prevent the user from sliding forward or out of the wheelchair. Model MSC019005 is latex-free. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4 x 26 x 18 inches (model CBC019055), 2 x 16 x 22 inches (model MSC019008), 4 x 18 x 18 inches (model MSC019005), or 3 x 18 x 18 inches (model MSC0190

Coordination Ladder

The Coordination Ladder is a foot ladder designed for use with children with walking, balance, or neurological disabilities. Designed to helps improve spatial orientation, balance and eye-foot coordination, this hardwood six-rung ladder can be used flat on the floor, on its side, or attached to the manufacturer's Jump Box. DIMENSIONS(LxW):6 feet, 9 inches x 16 inches. The rungs are 15 inches apart.

Copernicus Tabletop Easel

The Copernicus Tabletop Easel is an easel designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This folding easel has a lightweight molded frame with a built-in carrying handle. The easel is equipped with two magnetic dry erase boards, one with one-inch spaced blue lines and one plain. The unit also features a ledge for books or markers on each side, a detachable pocket chart, and three removable Tiny Tubs that can be stored within the built-in tray. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 19 x 17 x 19 inches (fram

Corner Chair

The Corner Chair has been developed specifically for young children from the age of 8 months with neurological, mobility, or severe physical disabilities who are working on improving their sitting balance. The Corner Chair is ideal for daycare, school and home environments. These chairs are designed to provide support at the back and sides of the child to improve sitting balance. These chairs are adjustable and grow with the child.

Cosmic Steering Wheel (Model 779)

The Cosmic Steering Wheel, model 779, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with upper extremity or cognitive disabilities. Spin the wheel and stars and sparkles fly in the dome while music plays and bright lights shine. This toy is designed to encourage individuals to reach out to activate the lively show. POWER: Uses 4 C and 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 15 inches. WEIGHT: 6.5 inches.

Cosmo's Play And Learn Software

Cosmo's Play and Learn Software is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This software is intended for use with the Mission Control computer input device (see separate entry) and enables the child to control a virtual CosmoBot to explore and enjoy a virtual playground. The software helps users to target goals of literacy, cause and effect, attention to task, and verbal skills.

Cot Modifications

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted cot modifications for a mother with cerebral palsy. This individual has balance disabilities related to her cerebral palsy and required a cot that she could lift the baby in and out from while in a kneeling position. The individual had an older-style steel cot with sides that slide down for access, but when the side was in the lowest position it was still above mattress height, and she could not reach over it to pick up the

Count And Sort (Model G5072)

Count and Sort, model G5072, is a math skills game for children with learning and physical disabilities. The toy consists of a plain hardwood raised base with five plain vertical posts of varying height and 15 flat colored wood rings. The numerals one through five are painted on the base in five different colors corresponding to the ring colors. Children must place the rings, grouped by color to correspond to each numeral painted on the base, on the correct post. The raised base accommodates flo

Courtroom Lift Accessor

The Courtroom Lift Accessor is an interior wheelchair lift designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or who have walking or mobility disabilities. Designed for new construction or for retrofitting, this lift provides access to the witness box in a courtroom or it can be used to provide access the judge's bench floor level for court personnel.

Cozy Coats Caftan

The Cozy Coats Caftan is a men's or women's robe designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Designed for after shower, bath, or swim, the garment is made of 100 percent cotton terrycloth. Its over-the-head style provides head-to toe coverarge, but has a short back to avoid difficult and time-consuming transitions for those who have inflexibility, contractures, or spasticity. Other features include dropped shoulders with ample armholes for easy access, short sides to avoid contact with

Cozy Coats Poncho

The Cozy Coats Poncho is rain poncho designed for use by youth who use wheelchairs. Designed to be convenient for power chair and scooter users, this hooded poncho has a 100 percent polyurethane shell and polyester lining and need only be wiped-clean for care. The poncho features two side snaps for an armhole option, and there are no pockets. SIZE: Youth size only. COLORS: Black, burgundy, and hunter.

Cozy Coats Raincoat

The Cozy Coats Raincoat is a raincoat designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This multi-season coat can be worn for warmth and wet-weather protection. Designed with a long front and a short back to prevent bunching behind the seated user, this raincoat has short sides that do not drag in wheels, ample pouch pockets with right- and left-hand access, and a cowl collar and hood without strings, hooks, buttons or straps. Other features include a waterproof Taslan outer layer and an ant

Cozy Coats Slicker

The Cozy Coats Slicker is a raincoat designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Features include Talsan weatherproof fabric cut with ample sleeves for easy access by individuals with limited flexibility, extra-long fabric in front to cover the legs, a short back to prevent bunching behind the seated user, and short sides to avoid fabric contact with wheels. Other features include a front pouch pocket with left-and right-hand access, and a cowl hood that requires no snaps, hooks, string

Cozy Coats Thumbless Mittens

The Cozy Coats Mittens are mittens designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities, or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Made of double fleece fabric for warmth, these machine-washable mittens are reversible and have hook-and-loop fasteners. The mittens can be special ordered to match the Cozy Coat Winter Coat (see entry). SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLORS: Navy/plaid, royal/fiesta, royal/snowstorm, wine/bouquet, periwinkle/splash, hunter/forest, and hunter/b

Cozy Coats Winter Coat

The Cozy Coats Winter Coat is a winter coat designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Made with a double layer of anti-pill winter fleece and long in front and short in back, the coat provides full coverage without uncomfortable bunching in the back. The sides are short, and are designed not to drag in the wheels. Features include dropped shoulders and ample arm holes to accommodate users with limited flexibility, and a cowl collar with hood that does not require zippers, snaps, strin

Cozy Lap Blanket (Model 186)

The Cozy Lap Blanket, model 186, is a lap robe designed for use by men or women who use wheelchairs. This machine-washable lap blanket attaches around the waist with Velcro tabs. It is made of thermal, non-pill, hypo-allergenic, 100 percent polyester fleece. COLORS: Royal blue, charcoal gray, or purple.

Crab Biball

The Crab BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a crab design. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches or 17 x 36 inches. COLOR: White, black, or navy with red crab

Crawlabout Crawl Trainer

The Crawlabout Crawl Trainer is designed for children with neurological, physical, upper or lower extremity disabilities while instructing, encouraging and reinforcing crawling. The aluminum frame and foam-padded, suspended harness are height adjustable. Push handles can be attached as crawling skill progresses. The caregiver can steer from the rear to provide necessary assistance. SIZES: Small: Overall Width 23”, Overall Height 22-25", Overall Depth 18", Harness Width x Depth 12”, Harness Dept

Crayon Holder

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRYPURPOSE: To create an adaptive crayon holder for children with grasping and fine motor skill disabilities. Take a 35-millimeter film canister and cut an "X" in the bottom and top. Insert the crayon through the Xs. Using both top and bottom of canister makes the crayon more stable. MATERIALS: Discarded 35 millimeter film canister (available for free from any store that does film processing) and crayon. TOOLS: Utility Knife. TITLE: Adapted Crayon Holder JOURNAL: Ideas to shar

Creating Ability's Universal Paddling Seat For Canoes

Creating Ability's Universal Paddling Seat for Canoes is designed for individuals with limited mobility due to a spinal cord injury, neurological impairment or illness impacting motor control. The Universal Paddling Seat’s back structure consists of pelvic, lateral, lumbar, and upper-back supports. The back has several vertical adjustments to fit different torso lengths and types. The upper unit (the upper-back rest and laterals) can be adjusted independently or removed completely, for those wh

Creating Ability's Universial Padding Seat

Creating Ability's Universal Paddling Seat is designed for kayakers with limited mobility due to a spinal cord injury, neurological impairment or illness impacting motor control. The Universal Paddling Seat’s back structure consists of pelvic, lateral, lumbar, and upper-back supports. The back has several vertical adjustments to fit different torso lengths and types. The upper unit (the upper-back rest and laterals) can be adjusted independently or removed completely, for those who do not need t

Creature Capers

Creature Capers is a single switch program designed to improve attention skills and teach cause and effect, turn-taking, and switch use for individuals with developmental, cognitive, visual or physical disabilities or autism. Its benefits include increasing auditory and visual attention; training cause and effect and turn taking; developing intentionality; and offering recreational enjoyment. Users activate a single switch, touch screen, or the space bar to make "creatures" perform animated rout

Creature Magic

Creature Magic is a single switch program designed to introduce early language and cognitive concepts, cause and effect, turn-taking and use of a single switch for individuals with developmental, physical or visual disabilities or autism. This program is designed to introduce early language concepts, provide exposure to word combinations, reinforce critical cognitive concepts and offer recreational enjoyment. There are four games which show the concept of non-existence where things disappear and

Crocodile Gait Trainer

The Crocodile Gait Trainer is designed for use in developing the walking skills of children with cerebral palsy or balance, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. Standard features include a folding frame, anti-reverse locks, a height- adjustable back frame, rotational hand grips, directional lockout, and large solid wheels. OPTIONS: Sling seat; fold down seat; anti-tips; forearm supports with hand grips; and pelvic supports. SIZES: Sizes 1 and 2. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Size 1 is 28.75 x 24.5

Crossscanner (Models Smx-3, Sm-3, & Sw-3)

CrossScanner is a mouse emulator program designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This program enables one- or two-switch control of mouse functions. With the switch(es) plugged into a switch interface (not included), the user is able to perform mouse moves; performs clicks, double clicks, and drags; operate menus; and enter text through an on-screen keyboard. An AutoScan feature enabless the user to initiate scrolling

Cruise

Cruise is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device requires no hand or wrist movement. Users control the speed and direction of the cursor with a single, soft touch of a control ring. The programmable unit stores personal settings for automatic retrieval each time the computer is powered up. Designed to be plug-and-play for any computer with PS/2 or USB connection, the device features two switch input jack

Cubewriter

CubeWriter is an on-screen keyboard, writing program, and language tutorial program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or learning disabilities. This program can be used with a mouse, switch, touchscreen, alternative kebyboard, or regular keyboard. Features include the ability for each user to personalize word lists and choose personal settings to meet individual needs. Compatible with all text-based documents, this program also features three modes (Type, Wr

Cuddlebug

The CuddleBug is a stroller designed for use with children with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This stroller offers tilt, full recline, and hi/lo capabilities and accepts two seating modules to accommodate growth. The unit folds for transportation and storage without removing the seating module. The unit offers 5 to 30 degrees of adjustable tilt and 90 to 160 degrees of adjustable recline. Standard features include a height-adjustable push handle; a padded seat insert w

Custom Adapted Crutch Holder

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted crutch holder for an adult with cerebral palsy. This individual works as a disability advocate and often spends most of her eight-hour work day at her desk. She was leaning her crutches against her desk just inside her office door; however, this was causing a safety issue since the crutches partially blocked the entrance and at times they would fall down and would be difficult for this individual to pick up. Based on a wood

Custom Adapted Footstool

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted footstool for an adult with cerebral palsy. This individual worked as a disability advocate and often spends most of her eight-hour work day at her desk. She had difficulty with her feet resting on the floor while sitting and would experience swelling and muscle spasms, particularly when she was tired. Commercially available footstools were ill suited. The custom adapted stool was created using lightweight plywood to constr

Custom Powered Scooter

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a custom powered scooter for an child with Thrombocytopenia with Absent Radius (TAR) syndrome that assists him in traveling but is not as cumbersome and restrictive as a powered wheelchair. The Custom Powered Scooter is modified from an E200 Razor electric scooter. Custom additions include a free-wheel mechanism, adjustable seat, auxiliary wheels, extended handlebar, and foot-mounted brake and accelerator controls. A one-way bearing incorpo

Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Custom Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles are wood puzzles designed for use by individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities. These custom-made large-pice tray (frame puzzles)can be made with a choice of picture from the manufacturer's collection or with the user's personal picture. The pieces are available without knobs or with knobs in one of three styles. An additional picture may be added under the puzzle pieces as a guide. The puzzle size, number of pieces, and piece shape are per the cus

Custom-Built Child's Bed

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a safe bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments at a comfortable height for care givers. The standard-sized twin bed has a raised base and heavy-duty pine posts that support fixed rails on three sides. The rails on the fourth side slide up and down, with the weight taken on counterbalanced springs similar to those on a window sash. The rail is held in the raised position with bolts and a covered cat

Customized Cup

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized cup for a young adult with developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and vision impairment. After experimentation, a physical therapist determined the length of a cup from which the user could drink safely. A Doidy cup, which is used to teach babies how to drink from a rim rather than a spout, was adapted to allow the user to easily hold the cup. New handles were created that are 3 centimeters away from the cup rather than the curre

Customized Double Sized Bed

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized bed for children with multiple disabilities. The customized bed was created for twin boys who have multiple disabilities including cerebral palsy, epilepsy, developmental delays, and vision and hearing disabilities. Caregivers wanted the two boys to be able to have shared sleeping arrangements due to the therapeutic benefits seen as a result of the boys' emotional bond. Additionally, the customized bed was to be placed in a family room rather t

Cut-Out Table And Foot Support

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with multiple disabilities with a work and play surface. Using an existing round table as a base, a removable square tabletop with a cut out in the center of each side was designed to be clamped on. Made of 18-millimeter (mm) thick MDF, the corners of the top were rounded and wooden cleats were fitted under each of the four sides. The cleats are turned and locked with T-bolts to secure the square top to the table. A platform of 9-millimeter plywood

Cymouse

Cymouse is a head operated video game controller designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit allows the user to reassign key functions to slight head motions. It is a five-axis game controller that can be manipulated with the user's head. The unit does not replace the mouse, but can be used as a supplement, giving the user more control over the game. It uses infrared light and math to determine the user's head posi

D.I.Y. Electronic Dice

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Electronic Dice is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination due to arthritis, neurological impairment, illness or surgery. It can be used children and adults during recreational games. Materials: Electronic Die with a 3.5 millimeters mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7 strand 0.2millimeters). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Step 1: Drill a hole. Locat

D.I.Y. Scalextric

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Scalextric is race track game designed for children with limited fine motor, upper extremity strength and grasping abilities due to cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or surgery. It allows the activity to be activated by switch. Materials: Chaserz racing game; 2x 3.5 millimeter mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2millimeter). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with 2 drill bits (1x ¼ inch; 1x

D.I.Y. Toy Bar/Gym

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with cortical blindness MATERIALS USED: 2 right angles, 3 opening 1 inch diameter “T” connectors, 4 right angles, 2 opening 1 inch diameter “elbow” connectors, 4 right angles, 3 opening 1 inch diameter “corner” connectors, Nine 2 foot long pieces of 1 inch diameter PVC piping**, Four 1 foot long pieces of 1 inch diameter PVC piping**, Elastic bands (typical white elastic bands, found at fabric and arts & crafts stores), Toy rings,

D.I.Y. Tumbler

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Tumbler is a remote control car. This modification allows users with limited fine motor, strength, and grasping abilities use a switch to activate the small buttons on the remote control base. Materials: Tumbler Remote Control Car with 2 button controller; 2x 3.5 millimeters headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2 millimeters). Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with drill bit 6 (1/4 inch). Knife o

D.I.Y. Tumbler In The Dark

***Do It Yourself*** D.I.Y. Tumbler in the Dark is a remote control car adapted for individuals with a sight impairment. Materials: Light sticks Electroluminescent Wire:"El' Wire" is cool flexible light, much like Neon only in the form of plastic wire. It can be wrapped around anything. Step 1: Attach 4 inch glow sticks to the roof of the car. Use small 1.1/2 inch glow sticks in the wheel holes. Step 2: Where fixing glow sticks in the wheels, ensure that they do not touch the car's chassis when

Darci Too

DARCI TOO is a keyboard emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This device can be controlled by joysticks, switches, matrix keyboards, or communication aids and supplies Morse Code, scanning, matrix keyboard, Darci Code, and communication aid access to all computer functions.The input device is selected by a setup menu which is displayed on DARCI TOO's display panel. Input devices are connected to one of the three input connectors. Setup ro

Deep Penetrating Infrared Lifght (Dpl)

This Deep-Penetrating Infrared Light (DPL) is designed for individuals with arthritis or fibromyalgia or any disability which causes poor circulation or tight muscles and/or achy joints. Stimulates cellular regeneration and activates endorphins which block pain-transmitting chemicals or nerves. Can replenish skin cells and stimulate the formation of elastin, a regenerating protein, and collagen, a structural protein/connective tissue. Not intended to diagnosed, treat, curve, or prevent any disea

Deep U Headrest (Model Duhr100)

The Deep U Headrest, model DUHR100, is a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who need to keep their heads positioned upright and centered. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 5 inches.

Deluxe Convalescent Recliner

The Deluxe Convalescent Recliner is a recliner chair designed for use by individuals who require support while sitting. This chair can be adjusted and locked in three positions: upright, with the footrest elevated, and fully reclined. It has a high back headrest, padded arms, and oversized casters. The large, molded plastic tray attaches to the arms, slide ajusts, and can be stored on the chair back. The cushions are covered in mildew resistant vinyl. A built-in moisture barrier prevents seepage

Deluxe Folding Personal Worktable

The Deluxe Folding Personal Worktable is a height adjustable tilt top worktable designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This table is height- and tilt-adjustable and hand knobs adjust and secure its telescoping legs. The top tilts from 0 to 45 degrees. The scratch-resistant melamine top has a half-moon cutout for accessibility and an outer rim to protect against spills. The table folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: Table height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. The tabletop measures

Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set

The Deluxe Lacing & Tracing Set is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor and neurological disabilities. The activity reinforces fine-motor skills, provides tactile stimulation and sequencing practice by lacing or tracing the colored shapes. The set of three kits includes: Lacing & Tracing Kids with eight kids and a bus; Lacing & Tracing Goldilocks with Goldilocks, three bears, one house, one bed, one chair, and one bowl; and Lacing & Trac

Deluxe Rainbow Blocks (Model G3011)

Deluxe Rainbow Blocks, model G3011, are an educational toy designed for use by children with cognitive and perceptual disabilities. Each of the 42 hardwood blocks in the set features a transparent plexi-glass window in the center in the shape of a triangle, rectangle, square, or half circle. Play with these blocks encourages motor skill and eye-hand coordination development and color and shape recognition. COLOR: The windows in the blocks are red, yellow, blue, or green. The blocks are natural

Deluxe Steer & Stroll Trike

The Deluxe Steer & Stroll Tricycle is a child's tricycle designed for use by children with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. Designed for children two to five years of age, this tricycle has a rear push handle and an internal geared steering feature that enables an adult to turn the front wheel with push handle. Freewheeling pedals allow the rider to coast while an adult pushes. When the stroller-style handle is no longer required, it can be removed. Other features include an oversi

Dependa-Bar

The Dependa-Bar is a wall-mounted grab bar designed for use by individuals with balance, walking, or mobility disabilities. Designed for use in the tub or shower or beside the toilet, this bar consists of a vertical wall-mounted grab bar with a horizontal fixed bar at the bottom, and a moveable P-shaped bar in the center. The moving bar locks every 45 degrees (5 positions), providing a support rail that moves with the user. This stainless steel unit mounts securely to structural studs behind bat

Derby P-Guard

The Derby P-Guard, model 60341, is toilet seat deflector designed for use by men and boys with balance, lower extremity, mobility, or other physical disabilities. Designed for males who sit to use the toilet, the flexible P-Guard cup deflects urine down into the toilet while the attached flap prevents spillage under the toilet seat. This device can be attached to porcelain toilets with self-adhesive pads (included), or it can be attached to any toilet seat with screws. Jointed links allow for va

Design And Drill Activity Center

Design and Drill Activity Center is designed for children 4 years and older through adult. It can be used with individuals with cognitive impairments, fine motor delays, and other neurological impairments. Users can use the patterns or their imagination to create pictures with colorful plastic 'bolts' and power drill or screwdriver. This kit includes 20 pattern cards, 120 bolts, plastic grid box and reproducible blank grid for make-your-own cards.

Designer Clothing Protector

The Designer Clothing Protector is an adult bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, swallowing, or eating disabilities. This bib has an absorbent front surface, a full-sized impermeable backing, and side neck closure. DIMENSIONS (LxW):36 x 18 inches. COLORS: Blue plaid or floral.

Desk Chair

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an adjustable, mobile desk chair that assists with standing. A barber’s chair was fixed to a homemade wooden platform equipped with casters and a hydraulic unit attached. The chair can be raised and lowered while in use by pulling on a rope attached to the foot lever or pushing on the lever with an inverted cane. The user can also use it to assist with standing by maneuvering the chair into place, stabilizing the user’s knees, and rising. MATERIALS: Ba

Developmental Pull-Up Bar

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Designed to allow children to work on developing their upper body strength with a pull-up bar. This pull-up bar takes gravity out of the equation by allowing the student to practice the same motion using a scooter and choices for difficulty. The child or teacher can select which height is best for the attempt. Children grab on to the bar while placing their bodies on the scooter (long scooters are easier than short scooters) and they pull up and relea

Digital Camera Mount And Control Device

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide an individual with cerebral palsy a customized, digital camera mount, and control device. The patron was unable to avoid moving the camera when she operated the shutter, so her shots were blurred. The first solution was to isolate the triggering mechanism from the camera; but today’s digital cameras lack the remote triggering capacity that film cameras have. A “camera remote shutter release” was the solution. A release mechanism consisting of solenoid which

Digital Wheelchair Scale (Model Mph072241)

The Digital Wheelchair Scale, model MPH072241, is a digital wheelchair scale designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This scale has a non-skid platform with ramp to accommdate users in wheelchairs or straight leg chairs, as well as ambulatory users. Other features include vertical fold-up and heavy-duty wheels for storage and transport. The scale is accurate to 0.2 pounds. POWER: Uses battery. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 28 x 32 inches. CAPACITY: 800 pounds.

Dining Smock

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping, eating, swallowing, or fine motor disabilities to eat without soiling clothing. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides a pattern, detailed instructions, and illustrations for making a dining smock from a used shirt or blouse one size larger than the wearer’s usual size. The shirt is buttoned closed in the front and cut open down the bac

Disposabib

The Disposabib is a plastic bib designed for use by individuals with swallowing, eating, or upper extremity disabilities. The bib ties at the neck and has a food catch pocket at the bottom. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 15.5 x 16 inches.

Disposable Clothing Protectors

The Disposable Clothing Protectors are bibs designed for use by individuals with eating, grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities as well as people with excessive drooling. Designed for easy application and removal, these disposable peel-and-stick bibs have an adhesive on the back. Each bib covers the chest and waist and feature a fold-out pocket to catch crumbs. These absorbent, waterproof and leakproof protectors offer protection similar to standard cloth bibs without

DIY Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback

The Ball Targeting System with Positive Feedback was created specifically for an adapted physical education teacher. The target needed to be able to provide sufficient audio and visual feedback to stimulate the senses of his students of all ages while also being large enough to allow multiple functions for Mr. Martinez to use the target with the students. The target also needed a way to hang upright on a pull up bar, bleachers, or basketball hoop.

DIY Bath Chair

DIY Bath Chair is designed for use by children with limited mobility and postural control during bathing activities. This chair supports the child in a sitting or reclining position.

Diy Iphone Or Ipad Glove

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help prevent unwanted marks and accidental activation of targets on touch tablet screen. This glove will also help to discourage positioning your “hand in the air” while attempting to keep your hand away from the screen. This can modification can be used by children and adults with decreased hand strength and individuals who are left handed dominant. MATERIALS USED: Gloves and scissors. PREPARATION: 1. Select a glove. 2. Take a pair of scisso

Diy Pediatric Arm Immobilizer

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To prevent bending at the elbow. It can be used to keep the arms straight while putting weight through hands during activities such as sitting or lying over a therapy wedge. It can also be used to keep a child from bending their elbows to prevent further damage to a surgery site.

DIY Switch Air-Surfer

DIY Switch Air-Surfer is designed to assist individual with limited mobility and fine motor coordination due to cerebral palsy, stroke, and brain injuries participate in recreational play by using a switch to fly the model plane. Materials 1x "Air-Surfer". 2x 3.5 millimeter mono headphone socket. Thin wire (e.g 7strand 0.2 millimeter). Shrink-wrap. Soldering iron (15 to 30 Watt power). Thin solder. Soldering flux. Desoldering braid. Cordless drill with 1x 1/4 drill bit. Knife or wire strippers.

Dolphin Bath Seat (Model Do 2000)

The Dolphin Bath Seat, model DO 2000, is a child's bath seat designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological, balance, or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This seat fits all standard tubs and has a folding aluminum frame upholstered with quick-drying mesh fabric. The chair is length adjustable and the seat and back adjust independently, with the back support offering 10 angle positions, including trendelenberg. The seat is depth-adjustable and offers five tilt positio

Door Handle Pull

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to opene a door. Form a loop large enough to fit over the door handle at one end of a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) Secure the loop around the handle and knot the remaining cord into a large loop to act as a pulling aid. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html REF: V

Door Knob Helper (Model 640-8114-0200)

The Door Knob Helper, model 640-8114-0200, is a door handle lever designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or other wrist or hand pain. The lever device is constructed of rubber and fits over most standard round door knobs. It is designed to eliminate turning or twisting of wrists and hands by enabling the user to press down on the lever to open a door.

Dot-To-Dot Therapy Book

This Dot-To-Dot Alphabet Book is designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or those who have poor fine motor ability, poor dexterity, etc. or to help novice learners or slower learners to learn the sequence of alphabet letter, while at the same time, building their eye-hand coordination skills. Contains 64 pages of dot-to-dot alphabet activities, a bonus incentive chart, and 140 gold star stickers.

Double Reeboundnet Kit

The ReeBoundNet Kit is an eye-hand coordination activity designed for use by children 13 years of age and older and adults with fine motor or neurological disabilities. The Kit includes two back-to-back nets on a large square frame enabling two activities to take place simultaneously. The users can hit the net target with bean bags and balls in any eye-hand coordination activity program. The net has one fixed bounce-back angle designed for maximum returns; however, the bounce-back angle can be s

Double-Handled Mug

The Double-Handled Mug is a twin handle cup with spout designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities and/or swallowing disabilities. This 10-ounce mug is equipped with handles large enough to accommodate adult fingers. The drinking spout in the included lid prevents spills. This cup is afe for dishwasher, microwave, and autoclave. COLOR: Clear with white lid.

Doze

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a sleep positioner for children with disabilities, particularly those children who experience muscle tension and loss of muscle tone. Doze is a sleep positioner that assists with side-lying posture at bedtime. The pod-like design decreases the risk of sleeping in awkward positions that may interfere with growth, put pressure on the spine, as well as affect air flow resulting in breathing problems. The Doze design is inspired by the armad

Dragon

The DragonFly is a powered elevating wheelchair designed for indoor or outdoor use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. FRAME: Modular powerbase in a choice of six standard colors. The chair disassembles for transport. CONTROLS: Programmable joystick with a separate controller for the elevator. SEAT: The seat features an elastometric suspension and is custom-made to fit every individual. SEAT ELEVATOR: The powered seat elevator adjusts the height of th

Drawer And Cabinet Pulls

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities to open cabinets and other doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article describes how cabinet door knobs and drawer pulls can be replaced with D-shaped handles to facilitate grasping. A D-handle can also be attached to the door of a front-loading dishwasher for easier opening. Attaching a loop of rope or webbing to a D

Drawer Pulls

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to open drawers with knob pulls. The knobs can be removed and a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) threaded through the holes and knotted inside the drawer. In lieu of removing the knobs, cut a length of cord several inches longer than the distance between the two knobs, then form and knot a loop at each end large enough to slip over the knobs. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Que

Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a small towel bar, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. MATERIALS: Small towel bars. TOOLS: Screw driver and drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic carpentry skills. AUTHOR: Greenstein, D. TITLE: Dressers and Knobs.

Dresser Drawer Knobs

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. Drawers with small round knobs can be difficult to open. For easier grasping, the knobs can be removed and replaced with larger knobs intended for use on cabinet doors. Cabinet knobs are available in a range of styles and sizes, so can be selected to make grasping easier for the intended user. For example, a larger square knob may be more accessible th

Dresser Drawer Pull

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with eye bolts with a piece of soft rope or cord tied between them, creating a single handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. A modification of this option would be to leave the existing knobs in place and tie the rope between the k

Dressing Stick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, or mobility disabilities to dress independently. The dressing stick can be used to pull up trousers, pull a shirt or sweater up onto a shoulder, an pull socks up. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making a dressing stick from materials readily available at hardware stores: a dowel and a plasti

Dressing Table

DO IT YOURSELF -- PURPOSE: To make daily grooming tasks more accessible to individuals who use wheelchairs or who are unable to stand for long periods. This article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," provides suggestion for creating an accessible vanity and personal grooming area. Suggestions include using a small, sturdy table with a comfortable seated height and sufficient knee clearance for a dressing table. If needed, select a chair that meets the user's specifi

Dribble Bibble

The Dribble Bibble is a bib designed for infants and toddlers with eating, swallowing, neurological, and upper extremity disabilities and Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. The Dribble Bibble is made of a nylon and polyester blend that absorbs liquid and dries quickly so it can be used to protect clothes from drooling as well as baby formula and other drinks. The bib reverses for solid food feeding and includes a pocket to catch food. COLOR: Chocolate brown with fuchsia, l

Drinking Straw Trainer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with severe disabilities in transitioning from bottle feeding to straw drinking. The tip was cut off a pacifier and the pacifier was attached to a cup with a built-in straw. The remainder of the pacifier was kept intact to provide the needed tactile stimulation to aid the child in remembering to suck. MATERIALS: Pacifier and cup with straw. TOOLS: Scissors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. AUTHOR: Chambers, M. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that W

Dryer Door Pull

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to open a dryer door with recesed handle. Drill a small hole at the top and bottom of the handle. Thread a length of parachute cord (available in hardware stores) through the holes and knot it in a loop. MATERIALS: Parachute cord. TOOLS: Drill. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop skills. AUTHOR: Labbe, A. TITLE: Quest Extra: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mda.org/publications/quest/extra/qe14-5_diy.html

Ducks On A Pond

Ducks on a Pond is designed for children with neurological and upper extremity disabilities who are working on improving their kinesthetic awareness, hand skills and upper extremity stability. Players work to move the magnetic duck through each maze by moving the magnetic handle under the maze board. Vision is blocked so sense of kinesthesia is facilitated. Comes with 3 ducks, 3 handles, 6 maze boards and wooden maze holder. Frame requires some assembly. COLOR: Blue table top. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE

Dynavox M3

The DynaVox M3 is a direct-selection or scanning symbol-based communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, and cognitive disabilities. This dynamic display speech generating device offers scene-based pages that simplify message composition for individuals who encounter difficulty understanding conversations, questions, or directions; primarily use non-symbol strategies such as gestures; communicate only basic needs/information; value picture dictionaries as aids in ex

Dynavox T10

DynaVox T10 and its incorporated compass app, is a portable communication board that includes a range of communication page sets designed to specifically address the needs and strengths of individuals with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Apraxia, Down Syndrome, ALS and other neurological, developmental and communication challenges. DynaVox Compass software is research-based communication option for individuals who cannot use their natural voice to participate more fully

Dynavox V+

The DynaVox V+ is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with significant communication, speech, language and learning disabilities. This device can be used for day-to-day communication and real-time communication in person or via text message or e-mail, and by phone. The device also supports language and literacy development. The V+ is available as a Dedicated communication device or in an open configuration that provides the user access to all areas of the

Dynavox Vmax+

The DynaVox Vmax+ is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with speech, language, and learning disabilities. This speech generating device can be used for day-to-day communication and real-time communication in person, via text message or e-mail, and by phone. The device also supports language and literacy development. The Vmax+ is available as a dedicated communication device or in an open configuration that provides the user access to all areas of the full

E Z Topp (Model 530 To 570)

The EZ Topp is a bib or clothing protector designed for use by individuals with eating, swallowing, or upper extremity disabilities. With three snaps at the back of the neck, these vests go on over the shoulders and have a terry velour front and a waterproof nylon backing. The necks are ribbed. OPTIONS: Back opening. SIZES: Child (model 730), adult (model 740), or extra-large (model 750). DIMENSIONS: Model 730 is 11 x 11 inches, model 740 is 15 x 15 inches, and model 750 is 17 x 32 inches. COLOR

Eagle Eyes

EagleEyes is designed for individuals who have limited to no intentional muscular control but have control of their eye movement as a result of stroke, traumatic brain injury, Rett syndrome, neurological disorders, spinal muscular atrophy and severe cerebral palsy. The mouse pointer follows the location that the user is looking at on the screen. The eyes replace the mouse. Selection is made by looking at a small area of the screen for a short period of time, which causes a mouse click. Usable wi

Early Emerging Rules: Plurals

Early Emerging Rules: Plurals is a language and vocabulary enhancement tutorial program designed to train early grammatical constructions and facilitate the transition from single words to word combinations for individuals with developmental, visual, physical or language learning disabilities. The program uses speech, pictures, and animated characters and is intended as a follow-up to the vocabulary training provided by First Words, First Words II, and First Verbs (see entries). This program use

Early Emerging Rules: Prepositions

Early Emerging Rules: Prepositions is a language tutorial and vocabulary enhancement program designed to train early grammatical constructions and facilitate the transition from single words to word combinations for individuals with developmental, visual, physical or language learning disabilities. This program uses speech, pictures, and animated characters and is intended as a follow-up to the vocabulary training provided by First Words, First Words II, and First Verbs (see entries). This progr

Earplug Chain Fixture

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted assistive device for use by CW Resources, a nonprofit organization in Britain, Connecticut to assist their employees with disabilities in the assembly process of earplug fixture kits for the Department of Defense. The assembly of the earplug kits required the insertion of a small chain into the case as part of the assembly process. It was difficult for some employees with disabilities to participate in this work task as the

Easel For Wheelchair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with severe phyical disabilities to paint. The easel has a crossbar that restson the arms of a wheelchair with an arm in the center that points away from the user; a clamp at the end of the arm holds the vertical mount for the easel, which extends between the user's legs. The vertical mount supports a vertical rail equipped with two horizontal carriers that hold the painting in place. Another arm, mounted on the left, is equipped w

Easel Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A switch mounted to the front surface of a Triwall easel and covered by a square plate of expanded PVC material to enlarge the switch surface.

Easie Eaters

Easie Eaters are a fork and spoon with built-up handles designed for use by individuals aged three years and older with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. These easy-grip plastic utensils have built-up, curved handles that facilitate greater success with hand-to-mouth feeding. Latex-free and dish-washer safe, the set includes one spoon and one fork. COLOR: Assorted.

Easier Painting

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted easel and head mount for artists with cerebral palsy who have limited hand/grasping function. A new head mount was created after evaluating the consumer using the inner mechanism from a welder’s helmet, which has a tensioner in the back to ensure an exact fit. A small brass plate was riveted to the front, taking care to preserve the frame’s cloth surround so that the individual’s forehead was protected. Onto the plate, a

Easy Cardholder

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with fine motor and grasping difficulties participate in a card game by using a phone book to hold the card.

Easy Grip In Zt-Cruiser Hand Warming Mug

The Easy Grip-"IN" ZT-Cruiser Mug is a cup with large handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping, fine motor, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. These 16-0unce mugs feature an internal handle that enables the hand to fit through the mug, eliminating the need for grasping. Other features include an easy open/close lid lever, a 360-degree rotating lid, an adjustable drinking spout, and a non-slip rubber grip base. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 7.75 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Red chec

Easyblue

EASYBLUE is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. Bluetooth devices commonly used with cell phones are worn on the user’s ear and interface with the cell phone utilizing the voice recognition or dialing features of the cell phone. The devices are commonly activated with a small button located on the device, rendering them inaccessible to individuals with limited mobility. This adapted Bluetooth headset

Easystand Evolv Adult Glider

The EasyStand Evolv Adult Glider is a standing frame designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This sit-to-stand hydraulic standing aid fits individuals from 5 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall. The pivot points of the stander mimic the body's natural pivot points to maximize over-center stretch and minimize shear in the buttocks and back. Additional supports (hip supports, lateral supports, head support) remain in place from sittin

Easystand Evolv Youth Glider

The EasyStand Evolv Youth Glider is a standing aid designed for use by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This modular stander has a hydraulic lift mechanism and fits individuals from 4 foot to 5 foot 6 inches tall. The pivot points of the stander mimic the body's natural pivot points to provide a maximum over-center stretch for various body types while minimizing shear in the buttocks and back. Additional supports (hip supports, lateral su

Easystand Zing Supine

EasyStand Zing Supine™ is designed for use by children 44 inches tall and weighing up to 70 pounds who require assistance and support while standing as a result of cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, traumatic brain injury, genetic disorders, or stroke. Contractures can be accommodated through the use of multi-adjustable knee pads, multi-adjustable calf pads, and multi-adjustable foot plates that supports the natural range of motion and placement.  

Eco2

ECO2 is scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system is a scanning communicator and Windows 7 computer. Features include a large display screen, an internal DVD/CD drive, custom block scanning, Unity programs, notebook tools, advanced icon import capabilities, pull-down menus, modified access method menus, wireless switch access, Clarity Icons, Icon Browser Tool, and Color Picker

Eco2 With Ecopoint

ECO2 with ECOpoint is an eye-controlled scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. ECOpoint allows the user to access the features of the scanning communicator and Windows XP computer through eyegaze. Features include a large display screen, an internal DVD/CD drive, custom block scanning, Unity programs, notebook tools, advanced icon import capabilities, pull-down menus, modified access m

Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La309)

The Economy Sand & Water Table, model LA309, is a sand/water table designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or cognitive disabilities. This table has a height-adjustable metal frame with a removable plastic tub. OPTIONS: A top is available. DIMENSIONS: This table has a 6.5-inch deep tub and is 20inches wide x 27.25 inches long. The stand adjusts from 18 to 21 inches high.

Economy Wheelchair Belt (Model Mdt829110C)

The Economy Wheelchair Belt, model MDT829110C, is a wheelchair seatbelt designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This seatbelt restraint helps the wheelchair user to remain upright in the chair without sliding. This belt encircles the user and crosses in back. The belt is made of washable nylon and is latex-free. SIZES: One size fits all.

Eezee Mouse Switch

The eeZee Mouse SWITCH is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetitive motion injuries. The eeZee Mouse SWITCH provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through subtle body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and drag. Tilt-sensor technology is utilized to

Elastic Shoelaces (Models Da-5120-L-24 & Da-5121-L-32)

The Elastic Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or mobility disabilities who have difficulty reaching or tying laces. These laces can be put in shoes and tied and the shoes can be used as slip-ons. WEIGHT: 25 grams (model DA-5121-L-32) or 17 grams (model DA-5120-L-24). COLORS: Brown, black, or white.

Electric Can Opener And Knife Sharpener

The electric can opener and knife sharpener is a kitchen tool for teens and up, who have a hard time using a regular can opener. This product would be ideal for those who have a disability that affects their motor skills and for persons with arthritis. Twist-Off cutting lever for easy cleaning. Built-in manual knife sharpener. Cord storage. Opens cans up to 6 ½ inches height. COLOR: White. DIMENSIONS: 8 ½ inches height x 4 3/8 width x 4 5/8 depth.

Electric Elevation Assist And Spasticity Control Arm

The Electric Elevation Assist and Spacticity Control Arm (EEASCA) is designed as an augmentative mechanical arm support for an 11-year old boy who has dystonic cerebral palsy with choreoathetoid movement. A previous arm support system was not comfortable, and movement was restricted to only the horizontal plane. A device that would restrict the consumer’s spasticity, but allow him to raise and lower his arm so he is able to perform day-to-day tasks is needed. The device had to be able to be re

Electric Wheelchair Power Socket

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with communication disabilities who uses a powered wheelchair to power a laptop computer with augmentative communication software using the wheelchair battery. Speech software was needed during school hours; however, the computer battery did not have sufficient capacity to meet the demand. To be heard in class, powered speakers were also needed, which further diminished operating time. A portable solution was necessary to enable the speec

Electrical Outlet Connector

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an electrical outlet connector to assist individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Parkinson`s disease to plug in everyday electrical devices. The concept behind this project is to reduce the stress factors that come from the pushing and pulling required to plug in electrical devices into most standard U.S. and Canadian electrical outlets, which is also an easily assembled, manufacturable device. The

Elevated Bathtub Seat

Elevated Bathtub Seat is designed for children and adults with physical disabilities who have difficulty sitting in a tub or standing in a shower. The open front and coccyx dimple in the back provide access for personal hygiene. Additional features include smooth, rounded corners for comfort, a finger indent handle for transport and suction cup feet for stability. DIMENSIONS: 13 x 15 ½ x 8 1/2” (33 x 39 x 22 cm) CAPACITY: Supports up to 400 lbs. (181.8 kg) WEIGHT: 4 ½ lbs. (2kg) WARRANTY/GUA

Emergency Signs And Words

Emergency Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are related to medical and emergency situations. Categories include reasons for medical care (allergic reaction, broken bone); first aid (bandage, gauze); help (police, ambulance); medical clinic (doctor, nurse, prescription); operating room (surgeon, operating table); and patien

Enfold Push Wheelchair

The Enfold Push Wheelchair is a transport wheelchair designed for use by individuals with head injuries or cardiac or respiratory disabilities. The chair provides full lumbar, neck, and head support. The gas spring facilitates patient transfers and allows the chair to be set at any angle. The four position leg rest is standard. A washable, natural lamb's wool cover is included. COLOR: Desert, Galaxy or Multi.

Enfold Rollabout Chair

The Enfold Rollabout Chair is a wheeled, reclining geriatric chair designed for individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or Alzheimer's disease. Specially angled for comfort, this chair is equipped with a four-position leg rest. This chair is fitted with casters, one of which is directional for steering. The incontinence-proof seat is covered with a sanitized Medi-Flextra vinyl that is highly resistant to microbial attacks and broad-spectrum gram positiv

Entertainment Bundle

Entertainment Bundle is designed for use by children and adults with developmental delays, limited upper extremity strength, and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and stroke. This bundle includes a switch adapted CD Boom Box with a CD player, AM/FM radio and tape cassette, Starry Night  projection that plays calming sounds, and a Plasma Star that creates an interactive light show.  It also supports a music played from any MP3 player. Capability Switches require

Equestrian Lift

The Equestrian Lift is a powered, mobile overhead transfer lift designed for transfer individuals with neurological, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury from a wheelchair or chair to a horse. This lift, which is based on the Pilot Lift (see separate entry) platform, uses a vertical lifting motion and can be used for transfers from the floor, a platform or a vehicle to a horse, and vice versa. It has three-way directional movement to allow for use with the horse positi

Ergo Lite 2

The Ergo Lite 2 transit wheelchair from Karma Mobility is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility in their lower extremities as a result of a stroke, spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.  Features include the S-Ergo seating system that provides pressure relief, reducing the chances of the user sliding down the seat.  It also features detachable footrest hangers, an Aegis microbe shield, fixed arm rests, stylish upholstery, a folding frame and half folding back rest for easy transp

Ergo Traveller

Ergo Traveller is a power wheelchair designed for use by individuals with limited mobility in their lower extremities as a result of a stroke, spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.  It is designed for maneuverability and endurance for both indoor and outside use. The concept behind the design of the “Ergo Traveller” was to make it is as light as possible and convenient to transport. The patent S-Ergo system promotes pressure redistribution, reduces downward sliding and helps maintain good postur

Ergodex Dx-1 Programmable Keyboard

The Ergodex DX-1 Adaptive Keyboard is a keyboard interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical, upper extremity, vision or cognitive disabilities. This keyboard consists of a tablet and 25 adhesive-backed keys. Although the adhesive forms a strong bond, the keys can be moved by twisting them off, enabling them to be moved around on the surface. The keys are programmable to perform any number of tasks, including controlling single or multiple functions such as moving entire bloc

ERGOtrans Safe Transfer Harness

ERGOtrans Safe Transfer Harness is designed for use with individuals with limited mobility as a result of generalized weakness, stroke, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease.  The Safe Transfer Harness simplifies the safe transfer of individuals between wheelchairs, beds, and automobile.   ERGOtrans can be used for one, two or three person transfers, and helps eliminate dislocated arms, broken ribs, and drops that are endemic to wheelchair transfers. ERGOtrans works great with slide boards and

Erin Dress

The Erin Dress is a women’s dress designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. Made of jersey knit, this dress features a wrap design with front snaps that make it easy to put on and take off. The loose-fitting stretch fabric is designed for maximum comfort. Other features include a V-neckline with snap closure covered with a ruched sash attached to the right shoulder, draping over the chest, and snapping on the left shoulder. This dress is button- and Velcro-

Etac Balder Junior

Balder Junior is a child's powered wheelchair designed for use by children with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This chair elevates, declines, tilts to a 45-degree angle, and lays flat. FRAME (LxW): 35 x 25 inches (length with footrest folded back; width from outside of drive wheels). Ground clearance is 6.5 inches. The chair has an adjustable side support assembly and a swing-aside tray, and is available in nine different standard color schemes. CONTROLS: Choice of guidance system

Etch A Sketch (Model 7002)

The Etch A Sketch, model 7002, is a switch-operated drawing activity designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch-adapted version of the classic Etch A Sketch has four built-in switches to enable the user to draw in horizontal (right and left) or vertical directions (up and down). To erase, remove the Etch A Sketch from the base and shake. The base also has four external jacks for capability switches (not included) if required. POWER: Uses 6 C ba

Etive Body Vest

Etive Body Vest is an adaptive garment designed for children 3-14 years of age to help limit access to diapers or pads. The back opening allows for easier dressing when aided but makes it difficult for wearers to take off their own diapers. Long shorts on the body vest help to stop wandering hands from being where they shouldn't be. The body suit can sit comfortably under clothing with a low collar or is ideal as a comfortable playsuit.

Evo

The eVO is a motor assisted stationary therapy bicycle exerciser that provides reciprocating full-body motion to people who have little or no voluntary movement abilities due to neurological or physical disabilities. The eVO's motor-assisted handlebars move the upper body while the foot pedals move the lower extremities simultaneously in an interlinked "cross-patterning" manner. The intelligent motor in the eVO can be used in a Continuous Passive Motion, moving the user when they are unable to d

Excel 2000 Wheelchair

The Medline Excel 2000 Standard Wheelchair is an adult manual wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Carbon steel dual axle frame with chip-resistant chrome plating, powder-coated cross bars and clothing guard, heavy-duty fork and welded fork stems, and sealed bearings in fork housing for front and rear wheels. SEAT (LxW): 16 x 18 inches. UPHOLSTERY: Embossed upholstery in ruby, navy, or black. A chart pocket is included. ARMRESTS: Permanent full-length arm

Excel 3000 Wheelchair (Models Mds806150Dlx, Mds806200Dlx, Mds806250Dlx, & Mds806300Dlx)

The Excel 3000 Wheelchair is an adult manual wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Lightweight, scissor-style frame with three-position axle and cast aluminum seat cradle. SEAT: 18 inches wide. UPHOLSTERY: Nylon upholstery. ARMRESTS: Permanent full-length arms (models MDS806150DLX and MDS806200DLX) or removable desk-length arms (model MDS806250DLX). WHEELS: Composite wheels with push-button rear wheel release. This wheelchair has three axle positions for s

Excel G3 Paediatric Childs Lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair

Excel G3 Pediatric Childs Lightweight Self Propelled Wheelchair is designed for children with mobility disabilities associated with neurological impairments or cerebral palsy.  The canary yellow folding frame is made using steel tubing.  It comes with height adjustable push handles, flip back armrests to make transfer easier, anti tip wheels to list a few.  To accommodate the growth of the child user, the backrest height is adjustable in 3 positions to ensure that support is given as the child g

Excel K3 Lightweight Wheelchair

The Excel K3 Lightweight Wheelchair is a lightweight manual wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Carbon steel frame with triple chrome plating. SEAT: 16 or 18 inches wide. UPHOLSTERY: Black nylon upholstery. ARMRESTS: Removable, padded, nylon upholstered armrests in a choice of desk length (for a 16- and 18-inch wide chair) or full length (18-inch chair only). CASTERS: Front casters. WHEELS: Rear wheels with composite handrims. FOOTRESTS: Swing-away detac

Excel Narrow Wheelchair

The Excel Narrow Wheelchair is child's wheelchair designed for use by children and smaller adults with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. FRAME: Carbon steel frame with chip-resistant chrome plating and threaded seat screw inserts to reduce stripping from upholstery changes. SEAT (LxW): 16 x 16 inches. UPHOLSTERY: Navy with a chart pocket on the back. ARMRESTS: Permanent or removable full-length arms or removable desk-length arms with padded, upholstered armrests. CASTERS: Front caster

Excel Recliner (Models Mds808350, Mds808450, Mds808550 & Mds808650)

The Excel Recliner is a manual reclining wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wheelchair provides full back and headrest support as the user reclines from 90 to 160 degrees. FRAME: Chip-resistant chrome-plated carbon steel frame with dual axle, dual sealed precision bearings, and anti-tippers. SEAT (DxW): 17 x 16 inches (model MDS808350); 17 x 18 inches (model MDS808450); 17 x 20 inches (model MDS808550); or 17 x 22 inches (model MDS80

Excel Rehab Buggy with Reclining Backrest

Excel Rehab Buggy with Reclining Backrest is a children’s wheelchair designed for children 4 years and older with neurological impairments or cerebral palsy.  The rehabilitation chair is fitted with a reclining backrest with a 5-point harness, which can also be adjusted in height. The Excel Buggy also comes fitted with a padded supportive headrest, removable abduction bobbing and height adjustable footrests. 

Excel Transport Wheelchair (Models Mds808150 & Mds808200)

The Excel Transport Wheelchair is a lightweight transport wheelchair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Chrome-plated carbon steel folding frame. SEAT: 17 inches wide (model MDS808150) or 19 inches wide (model MDS808200). UPHOLSTERY: Nylon upholstery. ARMRESTS: Permanent full-length arms with padded armrests. WHEELS: Composite wheels with dual-sealed precision bearings. FOOTRESTS: Detachable, swing-away footrests made of die-cast aluminum. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.

Expert Mouse (Model K64325)

The Expert Mouse, model K64325, is a trackball designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities or limited dexterity. In the center of this unit is a ball which can be moved with the palm of the hand or the fingertips to control the cursor. The system uses DiamondEye optical tracking. Encircling the ball is a Scroll Ring for fingertip scrolling. On both sides of the Scroll Ring are two large buttons, allowing left- and right-handed users to perform the "left" and "right" clicks of a st

Explore-A-Center Busy Box (Model 1811)

The Explore-A-Center Busy Box, model 1811, is a sensory busy box designed for use by children with severe physical, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This toy encourages parallel play for two to four children at one time, providing users with eight activities which turn on multi-colored blinking lights, mechanical music, vibration, and many different sounds including children’s laughter, water splashing, and circus music. Side mirrors allow for visual recognition. It has a volume contr

Explorer Ring

The Explorer Ring is a eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. Opening the doors on the ring cause the beads to flow around. This toy works on developing a range of skills while encouraging tactile, auditory and visual exploration. A game booklet is included with play options for all levels. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches in diameter.

Extra Long Shoehorn (Model Da-5112)

The Extra Long Shoehorn, model DA-5112, is a long handled shoe horn designed for use by individuals who cannot bend over to reach their feet. This extra long shoehorn has a non-slip vinyl handle and a nylon storage loop. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 610 x 30 millimeters. WEIGHT: 168 grams.

Extra Wide Perineal Cutout Tub Transfer Bench (Models Cq-1730Xdl & Cq-1730Xdr)

The Extra Wide Perineal Cutout Tub Transfer Bench is a bariatric bathtub transfer bench designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This extra-wide bench has a perineal opening for personal hygiene and fits standard bathtubs at least 22 inches wide at the center. This bench features vinyl grips on the tubing to prevent marring the tub; a removable short back that discourages reclining; and, "Tube in a Tube" construction for added strength. The bench is available in a wall to left

Eye Blink Switch (Model 9008)

The Eye Blink Switch is an eye switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Aiming the switch's sensor at the user's eye enables the user to control communication devices, toys, computers, or other connected devices. Built-in controls give momentary, timed, or latched output. Special internal circuitry can be set to activate with each eye blink or with every double eye blink to ignore normal eye blinking. An adjustable holder

Eye Gaze Frame

“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create an eye gaze frame for a child with intellectual, severe physical disabilities, and/or communication disabilities. An eye gaze frame can be made with simple materials obtained at a hardware store. Using three lengths of PVC plumbing pipe in whatever size and length desired hot glue two round pipe connectors (of the appropriate size) to a 3 x 5 inch wood base. Fit the three pieces of pipe together with elbow connectors and then fit the entire structure

Eye Vac Professional Stationary Vacuum

The Eye Vac Professional, is an automatic, touchless, stationary vacuum that is ideal for individuals with a back injury as well as generalize upper extremity weakness due to a stroke or a nerve injury. The EYE-VAC Professional contains a powerful 1200 watt motor that will vacuum all forms of hair, dirt, dust and debris. Eye-Vac's sensors use the latest infrared technology to automatically activate the vacuum when hair, dirt, dust or debris breaks the infrared beam. The Eye-Vac touchless vacuum

Eyegaze Edge

The Eyegaze Edge is an eye-operated communication and control device designed for use by children and adults with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ALS, multiple sclerosis, brainstem stroke, muscular dystrophy, and similar disabilities. Users make selections by looking at keys displayed on the screen for a fraction of a second (eye gaze). A small camera mounted under the Eyegaze screen takes 60 pictures per second of the user’s eye. Those images are analyzed by a processor that i

Eyegaze Edge Tablet

The Eyegaze Edge is an eye-operated communication and control device designed for use by children and adults with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, ALS, multiple sclerosis, brainstem stroke, muscular dystrophy, and similar disabilities. The unit can be transferred from a wheelchair to a table or desk. Users make selections by looking at keys displayed on the screen for a fraction of a second (eye gaze). A small camera mounted under the Eyegaze screen takes 60 pictures per second

Ez Mount Blowgun Stand

The EZ Mount Blowgun Stand is a Velcro dart blowgun designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs and have upper extremity disabilities. The stand mounts on the wheelchair arm with two Velcro straps. The side-by-side pipe section secures against the armrest to help prevent twisting and add stability. Multiple adjustments allow the blowgun to be positioned as the user chooses. To use, insert darts into the one-way safety mouthpiece, then with a slight head or mouth movement, the gun can be

Ez Ride Stirrups

EZ Ride Stirrups are stirrups designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities. These stirrups feature thick sponge rubber cushioning and a wide tread to help keep feet in position. Models are available in aluminum or nylon and both types are available with or without a safety cage to keep the foot from sliding through the stirrup. DIMENSIONS: All models are available with 1-, 2-. or 3-inch wide stirrup leathers. COLOR: Brown or black.

Ez Rider Transport Stroller, Ez12T-New Cordura Fabric

EZ Rider Transport Stroller is designed for the less involved person with some upper body control. It has been satisfactorily crash-tested at 30 mph, 20 g deceleration in a forward facing configuration using the EZ Rider Transport stroller's 5-point tie down harness. The New Cordura Fabric is a lightweight, compact-folding push chair that folds like an "umbrella" style stroller. It is designed to promote an upright posture with support, adjustable seat depth, adjustable height swing-away foot

Ezcomm

The EzCOMM is a handheld direct selection and symbolic communicator and tablet computer designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, autism or spinal cord injury. It has a 12.1-inch touch screen with 1024 x 768 resolution (landscape), and a high density, impact-resistant case. In addition to the touch screen, the user can interface with the EzCOMM using a variety of switches that can connect to the units dual switch ports. Windows 7 P

F1

F1 is a mobility base and orthopedic seating systems designed for use for children with limited physical mobility as a result of cerebral palsy or a neurological incident. It is designed for indoor and outdoor use.

Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons

Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in sets of 12 or 24, these crayons have a triangular shape that teaches proper grip and will not roll off desks or tables. COLOR: The set of 12 includes black, blue, brown, green, lime, mustard, orange, peach, red, sky blue, yellow, and white. The set of 24 includes all of the colors of the smaller set plus dark blue, dark brown, gray, grass green, magent

Facecloth Wringer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY ---PURPOSE: To enable a person with limited or no hand strength to wring out a face or dish cloth. The article includes diagrams showing two versions of a mechanism to remove most of the water from a cloth without requiring finger or grip strength. In one version, a metal plate with a 90-degree bend is bolted to the edge of a kitchen or bathroom sink. A second plate with drain holes is connected to the lower edge of the first plate by a hinge. A handle is attached to the sec

Farm Touch And Feel Puzzle

The Farm Touch and Feel Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed for use by children with neurological or learning disabilities or low vision. This puzzle features a farm yard scene with pieces shaped like animals such as a sheep, a cow, a horse, a chicken, and ducks. Each animal has a textured area that feels like the animal (such as wool or feathers). This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and sensory discrimination skills. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11.8 x 8.9 x 0.3 inches. WEIGHT: 9.6 ounces.

Farmer Biball

The Farmer BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This reversible bibs has a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. This bib looks like denim overalls with a two-button henley-style shirt underneath. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. GUARANTEE: 100 percent sa

Fawssit Foldaway Wheelchair Shower (Models S2000, Ss4040, R3000, T4000, & B5000)

The FAWSsit Foldaway Wheelchair Shower is a portable shower designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This self-contained portable shower stall can be used anywhere there is access to warm water, a drain and an electric outlet. The unit comes completely assembled and no tools are required for set up. The unit has a nylon mesh embedded double-layer vinyl drain pan. The custom design allows for maximum water removal and Velcro strips to hold sides in place. The front folds down for whee

Feeding Cup, Model 1254

The Feeding Cup is designed for use by individuals with limited oral motor strength and coordination as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and low muscle tone.  It has a large mouthpiece for intake to assist with dribbling.  There is an opening that will hold a straw.

Feel The Beat

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype a toy-like wearable elbow device to assist with physiotherapy for children with cerebral palsy. Physiotherapy can be challenging for adults but children present unique challenges requiring unique solutions. The “Feel the Beat” device adds a dash of freshness to the routine by using simple pneumatic air pump technology and music synchronization to become this interactive and toy-like wearable elbow device. With adjustable angles of use, this

Finger Control Hand Device (Model HD200)

The Finger Control Hand Device, model HD200, is a trigger finger support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neuromuscular, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available for the right or left hand, this device is intended to straighten curled fingers and assist the user with pulling the trigger on a firearm or crossbow. The unit features a splint-like support that is placed under the index finger and attached with three Velcro straps. The support extends beyond th

Finger Isolation Button (Model 716)

The Finger Isolation Button is a buttonswitch and fine motor skills training device designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This recessed button encourages isolated touch and is designed to help a child gain the motor skills necessary for mastering computer keyboards. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3 x 1.5 inches. WEIGHT: 3 ounces. COLOR: Yellow.

First Categories Sterling Edition

First Categories is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children and adults with with language-learning, developmental, physical, hearing, or visual disabilities, or autism. The program uses 60 common nouns to train six essential early categories: Animals, food, body parts, clothing, furniture, and vehicles. Activities include: Item Array- Inclusion (helps students grasp the concept of categorization by grouping items from the same category); Single Item - Inclusion (t

First Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The First Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This five-piece puzzle teaches basic shapes (triangle, square, circle, oval, and rectangle)and the name of the shape is printed on each piece. The shapes fit into an image of a house. Each piece of this extra-thick wooden puzzle has a jumbo wooden knob. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. This puzzle encou

First Verbs Sterling Edition

First Verbs Sterling Edition is a language and vocabulary tutorial program designed for use by children and adults with language-learning, developmental, physical, visual, or hearing disabilities, or autism. This program provides highly-structured training of early developing verbs. The program trains 50 words in developmental order, but focuses on only five words at a time. Two different animated illustrations are used in training the words. Words are presented either in isolation or with one o

Fist / Foot Or Wheelchair Bump Switch

The Fist/Foot or Wheelchair Bump Switch is a foot or toe switch designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This switch has a large activation surface to hit with a fist, palm, or foot. It can be attached with Velcro to the side of a nightstand or cabinet at toe height, and the user can then activate the switch by bumping it with his or her toe on a wheelchair footrest or by driving the wheelchair carefully up to the switch an

Five Function Activity Center (Model 510)

The Five Function Activity Center, model 510, is a sensory busy box designed for somatosensory stimulation for individuals with physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities. The five stations include a plate that vibrates when touched, a large plate that activates an AM/FM radio, a wooden roller that produces a buzzing sound when rotated, a pull-ball that turns on a music box, and a large plate that turns on a bright light. Stations are mounted on a sturdy plastic base. POWER: Uses two C batteri

Fl4Sh Deluxe Kit

The Fl4sh Deluxe Kit is a scanning or direct selection communicator package designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The package includes one Fl4sh Scanning Communicator, one overlay binder, one rechargeable battery pack with alternating current (AC) adaptor, one sixteen-minute memory module, one additional eight-minute memory module, 24 blank overlay sleeves, three QuickStart overlay sleeves (MASTER for out-of-the-box training, Social Interaction to get started communica

Fl4Sh Scanning Communicator

The Fl4sh Scanning Communicator is a scanning or direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities. The device can be activated by direct selection, with one or two switches, or by connecting one switch for each message location. The unit offers three scan modes with adjustable scanning rate, including automatic scan, step scan and two-switch step scan. Auditory scanning options are accessed by the touch of a button, with a choice of message, prompt, o

Flaghouse Deluxe Folding Therapy Mat

The Flaghouse Deluxe Folding Therapy Mat is a therapy mat designed for use in clinic or therapy settings. Soft, one-inch thick shock-absorbing polyurethane foam is layered over rigid, 1 3/8 inch thick cross-linked polyethylene foam for shock absorbency. The surface is an 18-ounce vinyl-coated nylon cover, which is heavy-duty and rip-resistant, especially at stress points. It is treated with antibacterial and anti-fungal additives and can be cleaned with a diluted disinfectant. DIMENSIONS (LxW):

Flashlight And Attachment (Model Fl-1000)

The Flashlight and Attachment, model FL-1000, is a cane, walker and wheelchair light designed for use by individuals who use walkers, canes, and wheelchairs. The light attaches to any tube product with a diameter of .875 to 1 inch. It comes with a wrist strap and a clip that pivots 360 degrees to change the direction of the light. The light can also be detached from the clip for use as a flashlight. This light can also be used with bicycles and baby strollers. No tools are required for attachmen

Fleecewrap

Fleecewrap is a lightweight blanket designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or neurological disabilities, arthritis, or other conditions creating sensitivity to the weight of blankets. This blanket provides comfort and warmth, without unpleasant weight bearing down on limbs, muscles, and joints. Made of pure Polworth wool, the weave is extremely soft with no harsh fibers to irritate sensitive skin. The honeycomb finish traps warm air in hundreds of tiny pockets or air-cells. The Fl

Flex-A-Bed Hi-Lo Series Adjustable Bed (Series 185)

The Flex-A-Bed Hi-Lo Series Adjustable Bed, series 185, is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with mobility, respiratory, digestive, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bed enables the user to raise the head and feet independently or simultaneously, and the bed height is adjustable. Features include a choice of a wired or wireless hand-operated pendant control; an innerspring mattress in a choice of soft, medium, or firm; a high-density foam foundation; and r

FlexAble Switch

The FlexAble Switch is designed for use by people with cerebral palsy or neurological or a severe disability of all ages. The FlexAble Switch is similar in action as the Wobble Switch. However, the FlexAble switch incorporates a flexible gooseneck that makes the switch easy to mount to tables, chairs, bed rails, etc. to give more flexibility and range of motion to the user. This switch has an operating force of 90g necessary to activate.

Flexiciser Sport

The Flexiciser Sport is an exercise machine designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Available in models for adults under 5 feet, 2 inches tall and children, this unit adjusts for the growing child and offers a natural walking/running stride, moving arms and legs simultaneously with no weight-bearing impact on joints. This exerciser features three modes: Active (self), passive (FlexiMotor), and resistive (muscle toning). The unit accommodates most individuals and wheelchair ty

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap

Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is designed for use by individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. The Flip & Communicate Wrist Wrap is a stretchy wrist wrap with windows where images or photos can be inserted for user to select fro

Flip And Talk (Model 2085)

Flip and Talk is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. This communication aid straps to the users waist. He/she simply flips through the four icon holders to select the desired message and then lightly squeezes the icon and to play the pre-recorded message. Icon holders can hold several paper icons or photos. This unit has 12 levels with recordable level announcer with a total of sixty five-second messages and 300 seconds of to

Flip-Up Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a mobile table that can be moved close enough to a person seated in an armchair to be used for eating or working. Elongate the crossbar of the base of a hospital bedside table to increase the width of the base to be slightly wider than an armchair. If necessary, lengthen the table's vertical support to adjust the table's height. MATERIALS: One hospital bedside table and additional tubing. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SI

Floor Sitter

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with multiple disabilities with floor-level seating and positioning. The legs were cut off commercial plastic children's chairs and the edges smoothed. Four wooden holding blocks were glued to the underside of the chair and the chair was mounted to a hoop pine plywood base by screwing through the base into the holding blocks. An adjustable pelvic belt was fitted to the chair, using stainless steel bolts to attach it to the base. A slot was cut in th

Flying Colors ® Lollipop Switch Set with Base Set

Flying Colors ® Lollipop Switch Set with Base Set is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity motor control and strength as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, or neuromuscular disorders.  The base allows four FLYING COLORS Lollipop Switches to sit snugly in a formed plastic base. It is ideal for multiple-switch activity by one child, or use for a small-group activity involving 2-4 participants. Includes 4 Lollipop Switches and sturdy plastic base. 

Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch

The Flying Colors Large Textured Plate Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilitie. This oval-shaped unit offers a large textured contact surface, plate-switch action, and an auditory "feedback click." This switch includes a 1/8 inch connector and 0.25 inch adapter. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1 x 5 x 8 inches. COLOR: Yellow touch pad within green case.

FLYING COLORS® Mirror Plate Switch

Flying Color® Mirror Plate Switch is an unbreakable plastic mirror plate designed for children with motor and cognitive disabilities as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, and neuro-genetic disorders.  It provides motivation and visual stimulation as users see themselves while operating adapted toys and devices. Includes 1/8 inch (.3centimeters) connector and ¼ inch (.6 centimeter) adapter.

Foam Walking Board

The Foam Walking Board is a balance beam designed for use with children with mobility, balance, or walking disabilities. Made up of individual Foam Coordination Boards, these beams can be configured to meet specific needs. DIMENSIONS (LxH): The Walking Boards are 8 feet x 2 inches (6 Foam Coordination Boards), 9.33 feet x 2 inches (7 Foam Coordination Boards), or 10.67 feet x 2 inches (8 Foam Coordination Boards). The individual Foam Coordination Boards are (LxWxH) 16 x 5 x 2 inches. COLOR: Cha

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Model 02210P & 02010P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seat is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. Designed for showering in a small space, this compact wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has an aluminum frame and legs with rubber tips and a polypropylene molded seat with drainage holes. The removable seat cushion is made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 19.5 to

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 02200P & 02000P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seat is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. Designed for showering in a small space, this compact wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has an aluminum frame and legs with rubber tips and a polypropylene molded seat with drainage holes. The removable seat cushion is made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 18.75 t

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 04070P & 04270P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seats are folding shower seats designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. These wall-mounted, height-adjustable seats have stainless steel frames and polypropylene molded seats with drainage holes. The removable seat cushion is made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seats fold up against the wall and a stainless steel linkage bar keeps the rubber-tipped legs parallel to the wall. DIMENSIO

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 04100P & 04200P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seat is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. The wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has a stainless steel frame and an open U-shaped polypropylene molded seat for ease in personal cleansing. The seat has a removable cushion made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall and a stainless steel linkage bar keeps the rubber-tipped legs par

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 04140P & 04240P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seats are folding shower seats designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. These wall-mounted, height-adjustable seats have stainless steel frames and wide polypropylene molded seats with drainage holes. These seats include a padded backrest and flip-up armrests. The removable back and seat cushions are made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seats fold up against the wall and a stainless s

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 04150P & 04250P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seat is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. The wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has a stainless steel frame, molded backrest, flip-up armrests, and a wide, open U-shaped polypropylene molded seat for ease in personal cleansing. The seat and back have removable cushions made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall and a stainless s

Fold-Up Shower Seat (Models 04160P & 04260P)

The Fold-Up Shower Seat is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. The wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has a stainless steel frame, molded backrest, flip-up armrests, and an open U-shaped polypropylene molded seat for ease in personal cleansing. The seat and back have removable cushions made of soft feel closed-cell polyurethane foam. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall and a stainless steel

Folding Aluminum Ramp

The Folding Aluminum Ramp is an accessible folding ramp designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or scooters. Made of anodized aluminum, this ramp is trimmed at the edges with a coarse finish strip to the side to prevent slippage. The build up of ice is prevented by treads that are slotted to facilitate drainage. This ramp comes with a handle and locks and can be stored in the back of a car. DIMENSIONS: Available is 3 inches, 4 inches, and 5 inches.

Forever Lever

The Forever Lever is a replacement scooter controller designed for use with Rascal, Liteway, and Fold & Go 370 mobility scooters. The unit includes an engager lever, handlebar mounting bracket, a long-life potentiometer, wiring harness, and installation instructions. The Forever Lever has been tested to withstand repeated usage up to 2,000,000 cycles; extreme hot and cold in temperatures from -104 to 248 degrees Fahrenheit; vibrations more extreme than driving over rough terrain for 24 hours

Fortissimo

The Fortissimo is an amplified, large button, cordless telephone with speakerphone, voice output caller identification and answering machine designed for use by individuals with visual, hearing, neurological or mobility disabilities. The user can initiate a call on the Fortissimo by dialing a number on the voice output keypad or selecting a number from the phone book. The Fortissimo will amplify incoming sound up to 85 decibels (dB), and it offers Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with wireless

Foxdenton

Foxdenton is a basic classroom chair designed for children ages 3 years and older who require minimal levels of postural support when seated. It is designed to fit into any classroom environment. The Foxdenton has side supports that may be adjusted to help keep your child’s pelvis better aligned. A flip-up footrest also enables your child to sit in a more comfortable position. In addition, it comes complete with side supports, flip-up footrest and pelvic strap as standard. OPTIONS: Backrest 1

Fraction Pie Puzzle

Fraction Pie Puzzle is designed for children and adults with cognitive impairment and learning disabilities who are learning number concepts, improving their logical thinking skills, fine motor skills and more. This set contains six sorting bowls, heavy-duty eight-compartment tray, number cube, three spinners, plus Friendly Farm Animals, Mini Motors Counters, Fruity Fun Counters, Link ‘N' Learn Links, pattern blocks and transparent counters. Also included is a teaching guide and activity cards.

Frame For Bath Insert

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a frame for bath insert for a child with cerebral palsy. A Sunburst bath insert was purchased and a frame to mount this over the existing bath was built. A wooden model to test the fit and comfort of the proposed frame was created. Once fine-tuned, it was built by a local supplier with square stainless steel tube, which would not corrode when it gets wet. The frame fits snugly to the top of the existing bath, and has adjustable bolts

Frankenkindle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted electronic book reader for an individual with cerebral palsy. Glenn, an electrical engineer created the "Frankenkindle" for his sister using an Amazon Kindle and a keypad from a children's reader. This e-reader adaptation features controls that are easier for and individuals with cerebral palsy or other types of fine motor and neurological disabilities to use compared to the standard buttons on the Kindle. The device is mou

Freedom Concepts Balance Bike

The Freedom Concepts Balance Bike is designed for use to help children with neurological and mobility disabilities develop balance and coordination. The wide tires provide extra stability while challenging the rider to use their own balance to remain upright. Standard features include high rise handlebars, steering adjustment, heavy duty steel chain guard and mountain style pedals. OPTIONS: Freedom Concepts Heavy Duty Assistance Handle and Freedom Concepts Seat Back Support. SIZES: Balance Bike-

Freedom Cycle Adult Tricycle

The Freedom Adult Tricycle is an adult tricycle designed for use by seniors and individuals with lower extremity, balance, or mobility disabilities. This one-speed cycle has a steady three-wheeled design for ease in balancing and the low-profile unisex frame folds for storage and transport. Features include an adjustable seat and upright handlebars; a wide, padded saddle seat; safety-flashing LED lights on the pedals; a trip odometer; a large rear basket, foot and hand brakes; and a ding-dong be

Freedom Divided Plate

The Freedom Divided Plate is a partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plate is divided into three compartments that are approximately a half and two quarters. The plate includes the Freedom vacuum pad, and the plate screws onto the pad like a jam jar lid. With the pad in place, the plate sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface and it is virtually impossible to lift or move. To remove the pad si

Freedom Large Cup Holder

The Freedom Large Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This collapsible, weighted drinkholder has an integral base with a cork bottom to absorb moisture. A patented locking leg prevents the drink holder from collapsing while in use. The cup holder adjusts to hold 16- to 46-ounce glasses, mugs, cans or bottles. This cupholder is designed not to move or tip over when hit or bumped, making it useful for wheelchair t

Freedom Push Chair

The Freedom Push Chair is an adult stroller designed for use by small adults or older children with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This lightweight folding stroller has a bent handle for pushing and can maneuver over all types of terrain, including at the beach, park, or hiking trails. This stroller includes a multi-position sun canopy with a clear window. FRAME (HxWxL): 41 x 30.5 x 66.375 inches. SEAT: Seat width is 13.375 inches and back height is 27

Freedom Scoop Plate

The Freedom Scoop Plate is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plate has a high rear wall to assist in pushing food onto utensils. This dish includes the Freedom vacuum pad, and the plate screws onto the pad like a jam jar lid. With the pad in place, the plate sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface and it is virtually impossible to lift or move. To remove the pad simply lift up any corner to rel

Freedom Standard Cup Holder

The Freedom Standard Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This collapsible, weighted drinkholder has an integral base with a cork bottom to absorb moisture. A patented locking leg prevents the drink holder from collapsing while in use. The cup holder adjusts to hold 6- to 16-ounce glasses, mugs, cans, or bottles. This cupholder is designed not to move or tip over when hit or bumped, making it useful for wheelchai

Freedom Wand

The Freedom Wand is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This sanitary, multi-purpose, multi-length portable, toilet tissue aid consists of three pieces: The head, the extension, and the handle. The head is equipped with four retractable fingers to grasp toilet tissue, a square-handled straight razor, a loofah, or ointment applicator. The slide button releases the item being held or releases tissue into the toilet. The unit can be used wi

Freerider Bicycle

The Freerider Bicycle is a hand-propelled bicycle designed for use by individuals with neurological or lower extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. This hands only, two-wheel, human powered vehicle has retractable outriders to maintain its balance. The user steers left and right by moving the handles forward and back. The wide seat is at wheelchair height to aid in transfers and can be adjusted forward and back or angled up and down. Other features include a back support

Fun Frame 3000

The Fun Frame 3000 is a golf accessory, tennis serving aid, and darts game designed for use by individuasls with spinal cord injury, or neurological or severe physical disabilities. The basic frame attaches to most manual and powered wheelchairs using Velcro straps and is fully adjustable for desired height and width. The frame is constructed of durable non-corrosive, easy-to-clean, thermoplastic material and can be transferred from one chair to another. The heavy-duty fittings used to connect

Fuzzy Friends & Switches Kit (Model 4064)

The Fuzzy Friends & Switches Kit, model 4064, is a set of switch operated plush toys and touch and finger switches designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This kit includes five different plush toys along with five different switches (all also sold separately). The switches can be used to work on specific goals. Switch activation causes the animals to walk, talk, and/or make animal sounds. The set includes: Pretty Kitten, Flopp

Gait Trainer For Children With Cerebral Palsy

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a gait trainer for children with cerebral palsy (CP). The gait trainer is designed to improve a child's gait and encourage normal gait motion. The prototype was tested with two children at the Nisonger Center in Columbus, Ohio. The main design requirement for the prototype gait trainer was to enable the user to stand with proper postural alignment and to encourage the child to support most of their own weight, leading to increased muscle

Gallatin Water Powered Assisted Access Lift

The Gallatin Water Powered Assisted Access Lift, is a swimming pool lift designed for use by individual with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lift lift is designed for use on the decks of in-ground and above-ground pools and spas without customization and has dual anchor points. The base stand accommodates a wide range of gutter configurations and has a design that provides high loading capacity with minimal deflection. The base stand has bu

Game Board

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide recreation and therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. The board is designed for a game called Draughts and can be adapted for use playing Noughts and Crosses. A base was cut from three millimeter craft board and another piece the same size was cut for the top. Sixty-four ten millimeter holes were cut in the top piece. The board was finished in a checkerboard pattern, alternating black and varnished natural wood squa

Game Controller Adaptation

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist an individual with upper extremity disabilities in operating the remote control of a PlayStation. Attach several Lego-style blocks to each of the four blocks. Grabbing the extension and pulling down causes the blocks to activate the corresponding button. MATERIALS: Lego-style blocks and game controller. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly.11 TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest. REF: Volume 12, Number 1, January/February 2005. WEB: http://www.mdausa.org/publ

Gamecycle

The GameCycle is a hand-propelled bicycle exerciser system designed for use by people with stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, and other neurological, lower extremity or mobility disabilities as well as people who use wheelchairs. This system merges exercise with video games by incorporating a modified arm ergometer that interfaces with a Nintendo GameCube to allow for the control of commercially-available racing games. The GameCycle consists of a he

Games Ramp

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adapted game ramp to play pool for a young adult with cerebral palsy. Due to the cerebral palsy the young adult was unable to control his arm movements and sufficiently use a cue. A ramp was created using a 9 millimeter piece of plywood. The design included a small landing at the top of the ramp for setting the ball, shallow sides to guide the ball in a straight line, and smooth contact points and the edge cushioned so not to dama

Gator Gait Trainer

The Gator Gait Trainer is a child's adjustable reverse walker designed for use by children 18 months to six years of age with lower extremity, balance, or walking disabilities or cerebral palsy. This walker provides built-in growth capability. The fully accessorized model comes complete with width- and height-adjustable handgrips, arm troughs, forearm supports, pelvic pad, anti-tip bars, sling seat, ankle prompts, swivel front casters, caster pin locks, and a rear frame bumper. The unit has a st

Gel Foam Picture Frame

Gel Foam Picture Frame is designed for use by older individuals and individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, or stroke.  The picture frame is a heat sealed vinyl frame with a gel pocket in the front and a back pocket that allows one to insert any graphic that challenges or attracts the interest of the user. The product can be used as a learning tool or as a place to house familiar pictures.

Gel Wheelchair Cushion (Model Msc263105)

The Gel Wheelchair Cushion, model MSC263105, is a gel flotation cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This latex-free cushion fits most standard wheelchairs and provides pressure relief for all-day sitting by distributing the user's body weight evenly. The gel is similar in consistency to adipose tissue (fat layers). The cushion is durable and washable, and because the gel is very thick, there is minimal leakage even if the c

Gentleman Sliding Door / Pocket Door / Window Operator

The Pocket Gentleman Door Operator is a powered pocket door kit designed to provide barrier free access for people with mobility issues. Although pocket doors create more space for wheel chairs, without automation, many clients are unable to operate the door for desired privacy. The operator allows manual use of the door by those not requiring the automatic opener. This kit includes the custom pneumatic opener integrated with track, Liftmaster MyQ wireless controls, 100 feet of air tubing, 12 VD

Geometric Counting Cylinders (Model G3080)

The Geometric Counting Cylinders, model G3080, are a math skills game designed for use by children with cognitive, learning, or fine motor disabilities. This hardwood manipulative set develops geometric shape recognition, counting skills, and shape sorting. A hardwood storage box is included. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 3 x 5 x 7.5 inches. WEIGHT: 1.4 pounds.

Geometric Shapes

The Geometric Shapes are large geometric shapes designed for use by children with mobility or perceptual disabilities. This set of large and small wooden shapes includes square, triangular, rectangular, and circular shapes (one in each size). Each shape comes with support stand and has a cutout large enough for small child to crawl through. Made of 11-ply laminated birch, the shapes are available unfinished and sanded smooth or with a clear lacquer finish.

GestureTek Cube

The GestureTek Cube is designed for children 4-13 years of age with cognitive and learning disabilities, physical and motor disability associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and Down’s syndrome.  It is an interactive turnkey, plug and play portable interactive floor display system used to support cause and effect development, math and science. The Cube projects an image on the floor and as the users approach and interact, their movements and gestures transform the projected image

GestureTek® GroundFX™

GestureTek® GroundFX™ is designed for use by children with cognitive and learning disabilities, physical and motor disability associated with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and Down’s syndrome. It produces visual effects through the projection of images onto surfaces including floors, walls, and tables. GestureTek’s® tracking system continuously detects body position which allows for real-time interaction between clients and projected image. Step on pools of water to create ripples. Or s

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart is designed for clients with limited mobility as a result of spinal cord injury, neurological impairments as well as for clients who have been placed on limited physical activity.  It is a mobile solution that provides over 25 different applications and delivers them to clients in multiple locations of facility (i.e. hospital rooms, atriums, lounge, etc). With this complete mobile solution featuring over 50 immersive applications, clients have the opportunity t

Get Help Now Medical Alert System

The Get Help Now Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors, individuals with mobility or balance disabilities, or individuals at risk for medical emergencies. Three models are available: The Basic system, the Best Buy system, and the Power House system. Each system includes a button transmitter pendant worn around the neck on the included beaded acrylic chain or on the wrist with the included wristband and a speaker box that plugs into

Getting Yourself Dry

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY PURPOSE: To provide methods of drying after bathing for seniors and individuals with arthritis, mobility disabilities, and other physical disabilities. Suggestions include substituting a terry cloth robe for a traditional towel and cutting a large stip of towelling and attaching web or cloth loop handles to create a towel with hand grips. Cutting the bottom off a robe creates a "bath jacket" to reduce chilling when bathing takes some time. Attaching a terry cloth pouch over

Gewa Control Prog

The GEWA Control Prog is a remote controller for an environmental control system designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This hand-held infrared transmitter can learn channels from other remote controls such as TV and video or function within the GEWA Infra-Link system using either direct selection or scanning. This 15-level programmable transmitter can send 241 signals to control environmental devices, including security-c

Giant 4 In A Row

Giant 4 In A Row is a giant game board game designed for use by children and adults of all ages. It can be played in many different positions. Positioned on the floor, it can be played while users are in a side sitting, kneeling or half kneeling position. Players can also play with it while sitting on a therapy ball or T stool. When the game is positioned on a table top, it becomes an activity aimed at improving players upper extremity range of motion and shoulder stability. Single players can u

Giant Economy Sand & Water Table (Model La308)

The Giant Economy Sand & Water Table, model LA309, is a sand/water table designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or cognitive disabilities. This table has a height-adjustable metal frame with a removable plastic tub. OPTIONS: A top is available. DIMENSIONS: This table has a 7-inch deep tub and is 22.25 inches wide x 34.25 inches long. The stand adjusts from 18 to 21 to 24 inches high.

Gimpgear Roughneck Dual Pushbutton Switches

RoughNeck Dual Pushbutton Switches are touch switches designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These feather-touch switches provide auditory feedback, allowing users without sensation in their hands to hear successful activation. The switches are rugged and can be used on wheelchair armrests and other demanding applications. The switches are compact enough to imbed into wheelchair armrest foam. DIMENSIONS: 2.3 x 1.38 x 0.8 inches.

Gimpgear Ultra-Precision Usb Joystick Mouse & Pc Game Controller

The GimpGear Ultra-Precision USB Joystick Mouse and PC Game Controller is a joystick mouse interface designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This digital joystick utilizes differential magnetic fields without any mechanical parts to provide smooth operation. A sticky rubber joystick wrap prevents slipping. The user rests a hand passively over the teardrop shaped joystick handle for mouse pointer control. The unit has three large built-

Glo Worm With Switch (Model 8014)

The Glo Worm with Switch, model 8014, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, severe physical, cognitive, or emotional disabilities or spinal cord injury. Press the attached capability switch or squeeze the toy and the Glo Worm comforts with a gentle light and lullabies. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteriess. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 10 x 7 inches.

Glow Dome (Model 7501)

The Glow Dome, model 7501, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical or spinal cord injury. Users can color on the dome with one of six brightly-colored glow markers and then activate a connected capability switch (not included) to cause lights to flash, the pictures to glow, and the dome to rotate at adjustable speeds. The set includes six glow markers, two drawing surfaces, and two starter scenes. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSION

Glowing Goo Tube (Model 3043)

The Glowing Goo Tube, model 3043, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activate a connected capability switch (not included) and the goo-filled tube rotates while music plays and a powerful light illuminates the goo flow. Activation time is adjustable from 0 to 50 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 10 x 9.5 x 9.5 inches.

Glowing Seahorse With Switch

The Glowing Seahorse with Switch is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This soft toy has a glowing light on its tummy and plays eight soft melodies and ocean sounds when the attached capability switch (included) is activated. Activating the switch a second time turns the toy off. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11 x 6 x 4.5 inches.

Golvo

The Golvo Lift is a powered, mobile overhead transfer lift designed for use with individuals with severe physical, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lift uses a vertical lifting motion and can be used for transfers from the floor or from one surface to another. Features include a lift bar with lifting strap and retractable arm rests for the user and caregiver to hold on to for added security. The base is equipped with locking casters. Parallel and symmetrical

Good Grips Utensil Strap

The Good Grips Utensil Strap is a utensil holder designed for use by adults and young children with upper extremity or grasping disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is an expandable loop strap that attaches to the handle of a Good Grips utensil and slips over the user’s hand. The standard size strap fits most adults and accommodates all Good Grips utensils as well as other large or built-up handles. The pediatric size strap fits the Good Grips Pediatric Spoon. The straps are machine washable.

Good Use Microdesk (Regular, Step, And Compact Models)

The Good Use Microdesk is a writing board designed for use by individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This device enables access to a computer keyboard while working with papers or books. It improves posture and is helpful for people with poor posture, neck or back pain, or heavy paper demands associated with simultaneous computer work. The transparent acrylic surface enables the user to see the keyboard while providing support for the forearms. Suitable for right- or left-hande

Grab Bars

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To aid in selecting and installing grab bars for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities. This article, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," discusses fit and placement, materials, weight support, and installation of grab bars. AUTHOR: Greenstein, D. TITLE: Grab Bars. BOOK: Easy Things to Make to Make Things Easy: Simple Do-It-Yourself Home Modifications for Older People & Others with Physical Limitations. REF

Granny Jo T-Shirt

The Granny Jo T-shirt is a woman's T-shirt designed for use by women who have difficulty dressing or have limited arm movement. Designed to be put on or taken off without going over the head, this shirt wraps in the front or back. It has elbow length sleeves. It is made of 100 percent cotton knit fabric and is machine washable. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Navy.

Gravity Feed Cup (Model 16T177A)

The Gravity Feed Cup, model 16T177A, is a gravity assisted cup designed for use by individuals who have difficulty drinking. This eight-ounce cup assists with drinking using gravity. Liquid intake is controlled by adjusting the position of the cup. A caregiver can position the cup to the desired level as the user sips the liquid through L-shaped straws inserted in the connector near the bottom of the cup. Twelve straws are included and replacements are available in supermarkets. This cup is hand

Great Games

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with fine motor and grasping difficulties increase participation and interaction during board games activities.

Grid 2

The Grid2 is a voice output direct selection and symbolic communicator program for creating symbolic or text communicator grids designed for use by individuals with communication, speech, neurological or severe physical disabilities or autism. The Grid 2’s basic function is to allow a person to use a computer as a voice output communication aid, using symbols or text to build sentences; however, it also can access the Windows desktop with its built-in computer control features to operate other p

Gripable Comfortable Cutlery

Gripables Comfortable Cutlery is designed for children who have difficulty grasping as a result of cerebral palsy, brachial plexus or neurological injuries. The cutlery set includes a fork, spoon and knife. The handles are made out of soft, non-toxic c and latex free material. It is dishwasher safe. COLOR: Pink or blue. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Gripper Water Faucet Handle (Model 003)

The Gripper Water Faucet Handle, model 003, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, or use of only one hand. This turner attaches over existing tap handles, giving users a gripping area with more leverage. The device features red and blue color-coded indicators that identify hot and cold valves, and two separate grip locks that are compatible with most valve and spigot handles are included. COLOR: White

Grocery Signs And Words

Grocery Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 250 signs and words which are essential for shopping in a grocery store. Categories include shopping terms (aisle, cart, checkout, etc.); beverages (apple juice, water, lemonade, etc.), health and beauty (aspirin, cough drops, shampoo, etc.); frozen foods (chicken breasts, pizza, frozen dinners, etc.); pro

Guardian Net X (Model 4000-500)

Guardian Net X, model 4000-500, is a fall prevention monitor designed for use by seniors, individuals with balance disabilities, or others at risk for falling. This portable sonar monitor sounds an alarm as soon as the person at risk for falling begins to rise from a bed or chair. The monitor comes with a nurse call cord and mounting accessories. Clip-on mounting is standard. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: Nurse call cord is 12 feet long with a 0.25 inch plug. The al

GUIDI B12 Tilt in Space Wheelchair

The Guidi B12 is a wheelchair designed indoor use only for children or adults with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. It comes with a frame made of chromed steel, painted with non-toxic epoxy powder paint. Giudi manual wheelchair comes with wide, wrap-around, antibacterial, padded, height adjustable headrests, with vertical and front/back rotation.   It comes equipped with 4 swiveling 12 centimeter wheels. 

Guitar Hero Controller (Model 4065)

The Guitar Hero Controller, model 4065,is a modified game controller designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This tabletop control center enables users to play five colored buttons in sync with the musical notes. This controller has a select button, an up arrow to select the song, and a start/stop button. An easy beginner level allows the user to hit any colored button to go to the beat of the music without having to follow a pattern. The guitar is f

Gumball Switch

Gumdrop Switch is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays or neurological involvement.  The Gum Drop switch is a light weight, compact inclusive enabling device which can be positioned anywhere on the body.  It includes a polyvinyl covered switch, touch-fastener strap and storage tray.

Gumball Switch (Models 782B, 782G, 782P, 782R & 782Y)

The Gumball Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, this switch has a detachable mounting base and provides audible and tactile feedback. A clear plastic cover is included. DIMENSIONS: The activation surface is 2.5 inches, the base is 3.25 inches, and the switch is 0.75-inch high. COLOR: Available in blue, green, purple, red, or yellow.

Gus Communicator Pc10 Touch Screen Tablet Pc

Gus Communicator PC10 Touch Screen Tablet PC is a speech-generating device in the form of a tablet, touch-screen computer designed for use by individuals with autism, communication and speech delays. This touch-screen computer includes the Neospeech Speech Synthesizer, SpeechPRO Talking Keyboard with Dynamic Display (AAC), and Overboard Communication Overlay and Board Designer softwares. This Communicator PC10 is a full windows laptop with a 9" touch screen with built-in-Bluetooth connectivity.

H-18 Magic Arm

The H-18 Magic Arm is a mounting kit for tablet computers, communicators, or ebooks, an adjustable ebook holder and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-18 includes the Super-Clamp which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables; and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices or tablets such as the Auggie or Super-Auggi

H-31 Dual Button Box

The H-31 Dual Button Box is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a 2-switch adapted device. The user plugs the switch input of the device he or she wishes to control into the back of the Dual Button Box. One button on the Dual Button Box will "step scan" through the device's menu or options. When the user reaches the desired option or action, he or she

H-32 Switch Poser

The H-32 Switch Poser is a switch stand designed for use by individuals with neurological, fine motor, or upper extremity disabilities or cerebral palsy. This positioning stand has a base and a mounting surface on a flexible hinge. The base attaches to a smooth flat surface such as a tabletop through bottom suction. The switch (not included) attaches to the flat mounting surface with the included Super Velcro. Once attached, the switch can be adjusted to any angle from horizontal (flat) to verti

H-46 Scanover (Scanning Voiceover Switch Interface)

The H-46 ScanOver (Scanning VoiceOver Switch Interface) is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has a speaker and headphone jack, a front panel showing the status of the Bluetooth module inside, and a rear panel for the scanning options. The user turns VoiceOver on with triple click and starts scanning with either

H-46-2Gb Switch-Adapted Mp3 Player Drive

The H-46-2GB Switch-Adapted MP3 Player Drive is an adapted MP3 player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This unit has two switch inputs, one of which can be used to turn the unit on/off and to toggle between Play and Pause, and the other of which can be used for cycling through files. The unit plays MP3 and WMA audio files, including music, podcasts, or audio books, and is also a two-gigabyte (GB) USB flash drive that plugs into any U

H-54-Usb Mini-Switchport For Usb

The H-54-USB Mini-SwitchPort for USB is a computer switch control interface designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This unit has two switch input jacks and a retractable USB cable for connecting to a computer. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes standard mouse-clicks (Windows: left, right; Macintosh: click, click), and with installation of the accompanying Switchhopper software, each button can b

H-68 Scan-5

The H-68 Scan-5 is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, MP3 player, DVD player or switch-adapted toy/device with a switch. This stand-alone device can be used by a person that can operate one or two switches. The user plugs a switch-adapted remote control or device that he or she wishes to control into the Scan-5's 9-pi

H-69 Select-5

The H-69 Select-5 is a control input interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, fine motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control a TV, Apple iPod, voice recorder, DVD player, MP3 player or a switch-adapted toy or appliance. This stand-alone device features 5 large round buttons: Power/play/pause; Advance forward or Channel up; Go backward or Channel down; Volume up; and Volume down. The user connects a device or remote control

H-80 Short Arm

The H-80 Short Arm is stand for tablet computer and an adjustable ebook holder designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The H-80 includes the Super-Clamp (which allows clamping to wheelchairs, bedrails, desks or tables) and an iPad tablet holder without case or an adjustable tablet holder (ATH) for other devices/tablets such as Auggie/Super-Auggie (see separate entries), Barnes and Noble Nook, and Amazon Kindle. The user

H-87 Ipad Vo (Voiceover) Controller

The H-87 iPad VO (VoiceOver) Controller is a large button remote control interface for an Apple iPad tablet, iPhone or iPod Touch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or who are blind. The VO Controller connects to the touchscreen device through Bluetooth and uses the keyboard shortcuts built into the Apple iOS VoiceOver accessibility feature (see separate entry) to help the user access the content and functions of the host device. The user can control a screen reader to

Haley's Joy On-The-Go 1 Swing System With Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 1 Swing System with Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath

Haley's Joy On-The-Go 1 Swing System With Sensory Wrap Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 1 Swing System is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath to keep it stable. It is 100% latex-free. The swing frame and mat

Haley's Joy On-The-Go 3 Swing System With Sensory Wrap Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 3 Swing System with Sensory Wrap Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath to keep it stable.

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 1 Swing System With Small Platform Board (32” X 24”) Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 1 Swing System with Small Platform Board (32" x 24") Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 2 Swing System With Large Platform Board (48” X 24”) Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 2 Swing System with Large Platform Board (48" x 24") Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 2 Swing System With Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 2 Swing System with Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath t

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 2 Swing System With Sensory Wrap Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 2 Swing System with Sensory Wrap Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath to keep it stable.

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 2 Swing System With Small Platform Board (32” X 24”) Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 2 Swing System with Small Platform Board (32" x 24") Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in as little as two minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers

Haley’s Joy On-The-Go 3 Swing System With Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 3 Swing System with Reagan’s Ride Upright Soft Seat Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in as little as two minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers u

Hand And Foot Powered Cycle

The Hand and Foot Powered Cycle is a hand- and foot-propelled tricycle designed for children and adults ages 5 and above with neuromuscular disabilities or cerebral palsy who need to use both their feet and hands to propel the cycle. The user pedals with his or her feet and/or pushes and pulls the handlebars to propel this cycle. It features front wheel drive with a single speed. The cycle is custom-designed and fitted to each user using his or her measurements and guidelines to ensure a perfect

Hand And Foot Powered Pediatric Cycle

The Hand and Foot Powered Pediatric Cycle is a child's hand and foot-propelled tricycle designed for children ages 2 through 6 with neuromuscular disabilities or cerebral palsy who need to use both their feet and hands to propel the cycle. Children pedal with their feet and push and pull the handlebars to propel this cycle. It features front wheel drive with a single speed. The cycle is custom-designed and fitted to each child using his or her measurements and guidelines to ensure a perfect fit.

Hand Only Pediatric Cycle

The Hand Only Pediatric Cycle is a child's hand-propelled tricycle designed for children ages 2 through 6 with neuromuscular disabilities or cerebral palsy who need to use their hands to propel the cycle. Children push and pull the handlebars to propel this cycle. It features front wheel drive with a single speed. The cycle is custom-designed and fitted to each child using his or her measurements and guidelines to ensure a perfect fit. COLOR: Red or blue. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.

Hand Powered Cycle

The Hand Powered Cycle is a hand-propelled tricycle designed for children and adults ages 5 and above with neuromuscular disabilities or cerebral palsy who need to use their hands to propel the cycle. The user pushes and pulls the handlebars to propel this cycle. A footrest platform replaces the pedals of a traditional cycle. It features front wheel drive with a single speed. The cycle will coast with the handlebar held still. The cycle is custom-designed and fitted to each user using his or her

Hand To Hand Mug W/ Spout

The Hand to Hand Mug With Spout Lid is designed for those with grasping disabilities, Parkinson’s or for individuals who do not have steady hands especially while drinking. The ribbed or contoured shape of the mug makes the ability to grasp or hold it with one or both hands. It's large handle is large enough for large hands to grasp it comfortably. Also designed to hold hot and cold liquids at a constant temperature. Top rack dishwasher and microwave safe. Not returnable.

Handi-Grip Portable Grab Bars

Handi-Grip Portable Grab Bars are wall grab bars designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. These telescoping bars attach to most smooth surfaces such as marble, glass, or tile, with strong suction cups at each end. Flip switches at each end anchor or release the bar. Most models are available with or without a safety indicator: When the rocker is flat to the lever, the suction is adequate for the load, when the warning rocker rises and the red edge shows, release and

Handicap Placeard Hanger

The Handicap Placard Hanger is designed to fasten safely and securely to the rear-view mirror. It is designed to eliminate stretching and twisting of the back and neck muscles to hang the handicap tag. The "J hook" easily slides around the rear view mirror attachment arm. The Placard Hanger is designed to stay cool even in scorching hot interiors in the middle of the summer. It can be installed on any vehicle.

Hands-Free Faucet Controller

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to operate a faucet. The faucet controller attached to a shower head will convert any faucet to hands-free operation. The foot controls both water frow and temperature. This easy to install assistive device offers temperature memory, scald protection, hand sanitation and saves water and energy. For more detailed information, contact the originator. TITLE: The Hands-Free Faucet Controller. WEB SITE: Worksh

Hangin Out Bag (Model 160)

The Hangin Out Bag, model 160, is a wheelchair backpack or carrying bag for walker designed for use by individuals with walking or mobility disabilities. Available in cordura nylon or heavy denim, this bag is equipped with wide patterned or solid polyester webbing with black plastic side release buckle belt for hanging from U-shaped handles, wide armrests, walkers, or chairs that have no push handles. A top bag flap is also featured for monogramming. Other features include a single inner compart

Happy Cow (Model 3063)

The Happy Cow, model 3063, is a switch- or touch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When the cow's hoof is squeezed or an attached capability switch (not included) is activated, this plush cow bounces up and down. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches high. COLOR: Black and white.

Harbor Breeze

Harbor Breeze is designed for use by children with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays or Down’s syndrome. It can be used teach about cause and effect, develop sensory awareness and encourage listening skills. Users press the blue switch and the red windmill blade starts to spin while the top lights up. Feel a cool breeze and hear upbeat music and harbor sounds – waves crashing, seagulls calling and bell buoys rin

Hayley’s Joy On-The-Go 3 Swing System With Small Platform Board (32” X 24”) Attachment

Haley’s Joy On-the-Go 3 Swing System with Small Platform Board (32" x 24") Attachment is a portable swing designed for children and adults with physical and neurological disabilities. This portable swing can be set up in a few minutes without tools. The swing is secured through snap-button assembly. Haley’s Joy comes complete with swing frame, dual hanging points for linear swinging, mat, and duffel bag. The mat is lightweight and made of a high-strength fabric with floor grippers underneath

Head Pod

The Head Pod is a head and neck support system designed for children with inadequate head control with combined hypotonia of the neck and trunk. Straps fitted around the user's head are connected to a support over the user's head which is attached to the rear of the user's wheelchair. Users who benefit from the Headpod include children ages 2-12 years old who are unable to sustain the weight of their own head due to neck weakness, provided that there is no high extensor tone in the trunk or sign

Head Pointer

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide custom adaptation to a head pointer device for an individual with cerebral palsy. While many commercial devices are available, not all are ideal for every individual. A simple, lightweight version can be customized for individual needs. The design is based on a donated headgear from a commercial safety visor. The individual’s aluminum pointer has a standard rubber tip (a smaller version of the type used on crutches), plus an end clamp that holds whichever p

Head Stick

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with severe physical disabilities to operate a computer, dial a phone, turn pages, and perform other tasks. This device was constructed using a cut down bicycle helmet. An additional band of rubber was installed to provide comfort and achieve proper fit. The pointer is a firm quarter-inch rubber-tipped metal rod rigidly attached to the side of the helmet and angled so the pointer tip is central to the user's eyesight. The rod is necessar

Head Switch Mounted To Existing Head Support

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A head-switch mount which consists of a strip of expanded PVC that is formed so that it hooks around a head support. A Velcro strap connects the end of the head-switch mount. The switch is bolted to the mount. PURPOSE: To stabilize a switch for activation by head movement. MATERIALS USED: Expanded PVC material, 12 inch x 4 inch, Velcro loop tape (non-adhesive), 1 inch x 6 inch strip, Velcro pressure-sensitive hook tape, 1 inch x 4 inch strip, three ½ inch lon

Head-Mount For Chin Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A thermoplastic “hat” with an attached wire which is bent down around the face and under the chin. The switch is attached with Velcro to a small thermoplastic square at the end of the wire under the chin. PURPOSE: To stabilize a switch for activation using jaw movements. MATERIALS USED: Low temperature thermoplastic material, 18 inch x 6 inch sheet, preferably colored, stiff wire, such as hanger wire, about 20 inch long, plastic welder glue, pressure-sensitive

Headmaster Collar

The Headmaster Collar is a cervical collar designed for use by individuals with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease, motorneuron disease, or other disabilities requiring head support. This collar provides all around support and is covered in a soft, washable fabric. This collar has an open design that provides access to a tracheal tube is easily formed by hand to fit snugly under the chin while providing firm support. OPTIONS: Extension pads and replacement parts. SIZES: In

Headmouse Extreme

HeadMouse Extreme is an mouse emulator designed to provide full mouse control of computers for people without use of their hands, but who have good head control. It operates from the top of a computer monitor, laptop computer, or augmentative communication device, and measures the user's head movements. The HeadMouse tracks a small disposable target that is placed on the user's forehead or glasses. This device provides a wide field-of-view, supports graphics-intensive applications like drawing a

Headrest Pads

The Headrest Pads are headrest accessories designed for use on wheelchairs. These pads are composed of a steel insert with self-skinning polyurethane. These pads are designed to attach to a one-inch ball. SIZES: Small, medium, oe large.

Health Buddy

Health Buddy is a remote health monitoring system designed for use for home monitoring of seniors and individuals with disabilities. The device connects to any standard phone line and contains a brightly lit liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with four touch buttons. The user answers and reviews personalized health questions and receives reminders about their condition on a daily basis. The information is automatically transmitted via standard telephone line to a secure data center, from which

Hearit Se (Model 500)

The Hearit SE, model 500, is an auditory training activity designed for use with individuals with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or hearing or auditory processing disabilities. This tool consists of a microphone unit and headset. The device is used for individual training therapy to help students with articulation difficulties with self-monitoring and improved production of sounds. The instrument can also be used independently by a st

Heathfield Chair With Adjustable Arms (Models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, & 6906)

The Heathfield Chair with Adjustable Arms, models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, and 6906, is an adjustable child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair is designed for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is a low chair with a choice of feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuration. The legs and arms can be adjusted independently. The seat height and depth are also adjustable. The chair is a

Heathfield Chair With Fixed Carver Arms (Models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, & 6916)

The Heathfield Chair with Fixed Carver Arms, models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, and 6916, is a child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with neurological or physical disabilities. This low chair has a contoured seat and buckle strap for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is available in feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuraton. OPTIONS: Flat seat; Velcro strap; tray; footrest; footplate; dolly (mobile base) with 75-millimeter locking

Heavy-Duty Plastic Fluted Grab Bars

The Heavy-Duty Plastic Fluted Grab Bars are grab bars designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or balance disabilities or arthritis. These bariatric grab bars are reinforced with an aluminum tubular core for greater strength. The plastic fluted surface provides additional grip and provides assistance in preventing accidental slipping. DIMENSIONS: 12, 16, 18, 24, or 32 inches long x 1.25 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: 385 pounds. COLOR: White or blue.

Hedge Maze Area Rug

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: 1. To create a hedge maze for recreation.

Helpikeys

Helpikeys is designed for use by individuals with low vision and cognitive and learning disabilities. Helpikeys is a programmable membrane keyboard which replaces a traditional keyboard and mouse. It comes with five standard overlays which are recognized by the keyboard when inserted under the protective membrane. As a programmable alternative keyboard, Helpikeys can be changed by using one of these five standard overlays, or by using the Helpikeys Layout Builder software (included) that allows

High Back Mobile Chair (Models R6321, R632, & R633)

The High Back Mobile Chair is a positioning chair designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities who require upper body support. The chair includes the mobile chair frame, a high backrest with push handle, pads, armrests, and footboard and sandals. The seat is available with a choice of seat tilt or seat spring action. The seat and backrest are contoured and padded, and a hip strap clips into the chair in a variety of positions to meet user needs. The armrests

High Quad Gun Mount (HQ100)

The High Quad Gun Mount, model HQ100, is a rifle, shotgun, pistol and crossbow support and trigger activator designed for use by people with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who use a power wheelchair. Intended to make hunting accessible to individuals with no use of the upper extremities, this device is based on a mounting plate placed under the wheelchair’s seat cushion before the user transfers into the chair. Once the user is seated in the wheelchair, a v

High Quad Pistol Mount (Model HQPM)

The High Quad Pistol Mount, model HQPM, is a pistol support designed for use by people with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who use a powered wheelchair. It is intended for use by individuals with no hand or arm use, and it is designed to work with a High Quad Gun Mount, model HQ100 (not included; see separate entry). Model HQPM has a trigger activator that connects to model HQ100’s trigger activation mechanism.

High Roller (Model 757)

The High Roller, model 757, is a dice throwing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Open the Velcro-closure top and place up to five dice in the device. Push the outer rim or activate a connected capability switch (not included)to shakethe dice. The dice shake, rattle, and roll. The unit comes with two sets of dice. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6 x 6 x 3.75 inches. COLOR: One dice set is white and one set is blac

High Striker (Model 2242)

The High Striker, model 2242, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When the gooshy pad is struck, various sound effects play at different levels while lights track upward, indicating the amount of force applied. When struck full force the user is rewarded with a rainbow of lights, vibration, music, spinning glitter and sound effects. Activation pressure levels are adjustable. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxDx

Hip Supports For Chairs That Have Sides

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- Description: Two vinyl covered foam blocks to place between the sides of the chair and the hips while the student is seated.

Hippi

The Hippi pediatric stander is designed to offer hip support for children who require assistance to stand independently due to neurological and mobility disabilities. It is ideal for children who do not require upper trunk support. The Hippi encourage interaction with other children as the frame fits under most tables. A double hip strap is supplied as a standard feature.

Hitch Computer Switch Interface

The Hitch Computer Switch interface is a switch adapter for computers designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plug-and-play switch requires no software setup, making it immediately ready to deliver five sets of functions to as many as five switches at a time. Rows of functions are chosen with a single push of a button. This device can be used with switch-accessible software for single switch access or two-switch scanning. T

Hold-It Down Trainer (Model 7400)

The Hold-It Down Trainer is a control switch training program and direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities and communication disabilities. This trainer switch encourages the user to sustain his/her hand on the textured switch plate using three different methods: recorded verbal direction cues, gentle vibration, and activation of any connected toy. The unit offers 300 seconds of recording time for up to 60 messages of five

Hooded Polartec Cape (Model 185)

The Hooded Polartec Cape, model 185, is a cape designed for wear by men or women who use wheelchairs. This cape has a short back to prevent sitting on excess fabric, and side tabs at the armholes to prevent the cape from opening at the sides. It can be put on while leaning forward without standing. The cape is made of 100 percent polyester and 12.5-ounce Ziro-Tec fleece. Air pockets on both sides trap body heat creating thermal insulation. The fabric dries quickly and allows body moisture to pas

House Pets Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The House Pets Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This three-piece puzzle features a cat, a dog, and a bird. The shapes fit into am image of a house. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. Each piece of this extra-thick wooden puzzle has a jumbo wooden knob for easy grasping. This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and visual perception skills. DIMENSIONS

Hover Mounting Kit For Idevices

Hover Mounting Kit for iDevices is a mounting system designed to mount iDevices (i.e. iPads, iPad mini, iPhone 4, 4S or 5, etc.) using the Latitude Mounting Arm. It is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength, fine motor and grasping difficulties. This kit includes the Latitude Mounting Arm, Super Clamp, mounting plates and a Quick Start Guide. It is made out of strong carbon fiber. WEIGHT: 1.1 lbs/.5kg COLOR: Black WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by t

Hug 'n' Hold Bolster

The Smirtwaite Hug ’n’ Hold Bolster is designed for use by children with sensory integration, neurological or mobility disabilities. It can be used in conjunction with Smirtwaite structural frames or it can be directly suspended from the ceiling. Its design allows it to be used and swung by 2 children at the same time. OPTIONS: Can be used with A, C or O Smirtwaite Frames. COLOR: Red, Green, Blue. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: 2 year warranty.

Hugn-Go (Models 100, 200 & 350)

The HugN-Go, models 100, 200 and 350, is a walker with an incorporated sit to stand lift designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or walking disabilities. This walker can lift a user from a sitting to standing position and and then provides support as the user walks. The lift mechanism is controlled with a handheld pendant. The unit's integrated sit-to-stand lift can help the user to move in and out of a chair or wheelchair, on and off the toilet, from a seated position on

Hula Hoops

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide different size hoop targets for children working on improving strength and eye hand coordination during throwing activity. MATERIALS: Underwater sprinkler pipe ($20 for 100 feet from Menards Store) Double male connecter ($.50 each) Athletic tape DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut pipe to desired length 2. Insert male connecter into pipe ends to form a circle. 3. Wrap the seam with tape

Human Support Robot

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Designed to help persons with physical disabilities live more independently. Called the Human Support Robot (HSR), it represents the latest initiative in Toyota's Partner Robot program and is intended to help out around the home by retrieving items, opening curtains, and picking up objects that have fallen to the floor. The HSR can be controlled using a simple graphical user interface via tablet PC. It can also wear a tablet atop its head, which would allow care

Hurdles

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children improve their motor planning skills while running, jumping or stepping over an obstacle.

Hygiene Refresher

The Hygiene Refresher is designed for individuals with limited upper body mobility or for persons who cannot twist at the waist. This product may also be used by individuals who find toilet tissue to be too rough on their skin, or for persons who cannot completely clean themselves after using the restroom, or for persons who prefer a bidet-style way of using the restroom. To use, the user fills bottle with water. Then, the user squeezes the bottle and water sprays out of the nozzle. Lightweight.

Ilife Fall Detection Sensor

The iLife Fall Detection Sensor is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors and individuals with balance and mobility disabilities. The system includes a fall sensor with a wireless radio transmitter, which are housed in a single wearable unit worn on the body of the protected person. The sensor can detect falls, abnormal body movements, or extended periods of inactivity and automatically summon assistance without user intervention. The device also has a manually activated button fo

Imp Tricycle

The Imp Tricycle is a child's three wheel cycle designed for use by children with neurological or physical disabilities. This cycle has a seat with many positioning options, a low gear ratio to aid in pedaling, large wheels, and small handlebars for smaller fingers and hands. OPTIONS: Adjustable back/trunk support; in-line trunk support with pelvic strap; foot sandals with pedal straps and pulley system; leg calipers; padded abduction wedge below the saddle; padded center steering loop; vertical

In Your Face Viewbase

The In Your Face Viewbase is a mounting kit for smartphones and other handheld devices that can be used by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. The unit consists of a flexible gooseneck with a lower clamp for attaching to a table, wheelchair, plane tray, or other support, and an upper clamp for holding the device. The top clamp is spring-loaded, allowing the smartphone to be inserted and removed. The clamp provides a padded and secure tight grip that fits all iPhone and iPo

In-Ground Trampoline

In-Ground Trampolines (IGT) can be used in activities to improve balance and gross motor skill for children and adults with neurological, physical disabilities and sensory processing disorders. The In-Ground Trampoline can also be used a source of family entertainment.

Incipio Fixie Universal Tablet Stand

The Incipio FIXIE Universal Tablet Stand is a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by individual with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury or arthritis. Made of aircraft-grade aluminum, the unit fits most tablet computers. It is composed of two parts, one of which holds the tablet and the second supports the unit. Positioning the two pieces enables the user to choose from multiple viewing angles. Rubber grips on the stand are designed

Incrediblocks

The Incrediblocks are foam blocks designed for use by children with limited fine motor control. The set of 50 lightweight, colorful giant interlocking soft blocks are nontoxic and washable. DIMENSIONS: Each block is 4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: The set includes blocks in assorted colors.

Indemouse

IndeMouse is a mouse or track ball interface designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This USB device translates movements of a pointing device, such as a mouse or track ball (not included), into mouse functions such as click, double-click, or drag. It can be used by individuals who are able to move a pointing device but who have difficulty clicking a button or holding one down. This plug

Independence Push Chair

The Independence Push Chair is a stroller and transport chair designed for use by children with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This chair maneuvers over all types of terrain and has a multi-position sun canopy with clear window. FRAME (HxLxW): 43.75 x 55 x 27.5 inches when assembled; 18 x 38.125 x 27.5 inches when folded (with wheels). The folding frame can be folded with one hand for transport or storage. SEAT: 12-inch wide padded seat with adjustabl

Independence Saddle

The Independence Saddle is an adaptive saddle designed for use by children and adults with severe physical disabilities in equestrian therapy. This saddle features an adjustable backrest, headrest, forearm supports, and handgrips. It also features a prompt reduction technology that gradually allows more independent sitting on horseback by riders with special needs. As the rider gains strength, and goals are achieved, prompts may be removed. SIZES: Sizes are available for children and adults.

Independent

The Independent is an adjustable vertical stander designed for children from 18 months old to young adult who require moderate levels of support when weight bearing while in supported standing. The Independent supports users at the feet, knees, hips and trunk. The height, width and angle can be adjusted independently for a customized fit. It is designed to promote increased comfort and support by providing soft, padded thoracic and pelvic bands as well as padded knee cups. The Independent comes

Indoor Therapy Gym

The Class Champs Indoor Therapy Gymn is a balance training device and sensory integration activity designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of pressure-treated white pine, this portable, free-standing unit features ladders that run down both sides and across the top; stationary center swivel plate for rotating swing attachments; a glider with two eye bolts for attaching swings; and one additional swivel bolt for rotational attachments. OPTIONS: Class Champs A

Infinity 7236

The Infinity 7236 is a powered elevating therapy table designed for use in therapy settings. This height-adjustable table has a laminate top with PVC edging. Height adjustment is accomplished using the push-button controls and the lift mechanism can lift up to 400 pounds. The table seats six to eight individuals, including wheelchair users. POWER: Uses standard current and includes a hospital-grade plug. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 26 to 38 inches and the table surface is 72 x 36 inches.

Infinity Treatment Table (Model 6030 & 8436)

The Infinity Treatment Table, model 6030, is a powered elevating treatment table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table features a permanently attached treatment mat of bacteria-resistant reinforced vinyl covering over high-density polyurethane foam, and push-button height adjustment. The lower heights facilitate transfers, while the higher levels accommodate treatment. POWER: Uses standard current and includes a hospital-grade plug. DIMENSIONS: The table has a height

Information Labels

Information Lables is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 words associated with labels. Categories include food labels (100% natural, fat free, ready to use); medicine information labels (shake well, do not use after); medicine warning labels (may cause drowsiness, do not eat, do not exceed); and clothing labels (drip dry, dry clean, wool). Multimedia software comb

Information Signs And Words

Information Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches the 80 most common signs and words found in the community, including admission, ask for assistance, count your change, do not touch, entrance, hospital, no pets, stairway, and wait to be seated. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. The program also

Integramouse

The IntegraMouse, also called USB Integra Mouse, is a mouth operated mouse designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities or amputation. This unit has all functions of a standard mouse. To operate, the user places the mouse between the lips and operates the cursor by applying pressure with the lips. As little as 0.1 millimeter of movement or 10 grams of pressure are required to control the mouse. Mouse clicks (left click, ri

Integraswitch

The IntegraSwitch is a pneumatic switch designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This control unit can be used to operate environment control systems, communication devices, adapted toys, software programs or emergency call systems. Its mouthpiece is exchangeable and latex-free, and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. The unit has two exits for dual function (one exit for sipping and one exit for puffing). Sipping and

Intervention Level Tub Easy Pack

The Lower Level Functioning Tub Easy Pack is designed for individuals 8 years or older who require assistance in diverting disruptive behaviors or alleviating boredom by offering a variety of activities in one kit. It is designed for individuals who require minimal supervision. Each collection comes in a handy, stackable see-through storage container with lid. COLOR: Multiple colors. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Intro To Cause And Effect (Model 115)

Intro to Cause & Effect, model 115, is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It introduces the user to the computer and the switch. It is also designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. Each time the user presses the switch or keyboard, one of 35 animation segments with large, brightly colored geometric shapes appear on the screen accompanied by sounds. Animation segments last for approxim

Ipad Cordless Super-Switch

The iPad Cordless Super-Switch is a touch switch designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, or upper extremity disabilities, neurological or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad. The circular switch connects to the iPad wirelessly using Bluetooth 2.1 and has a range of over 50 feet. It can be activated by pressing anywhere on the large top surface. COMPATIBILITY: For use with the Apple iPad. DIMENSIONS: The diameter of the switch is 5 inches. POWER: Rechargable li

Ipad Cordless Switch Interface

The iPad Cordless Switch Interface is a computer switch control interface designed to enable individuals with severe physical, motor control, neurological or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury to control an Apple iPad with a switch. This unit has two switch input jacks. When a switch is plugged into one of the unit's jacks, the switch input becomes a tap or touch for any iPad application (app) programmed for switch access. The switch interface connects to the iPad wirelessly usin

Ipad Dexterity Enhancement Apparatus (Idea)

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a dexterity enhancement apparatus for an iPad tablet computer to be used by a child with cerebral palsy (CP). A 5-year-old kindergarten student with CP struggled with the fine motor movement required to use her iPad for communication. The iPad Dexterity Enhancement Apparatus, iDEA, is a supportive, spring loaded tracking system that keeps a user's hand in the optimal operating position while supporting the wrist to prevent hand dragging.

Ipad Laplander

The iPad Laplander is a support for a tablet computer and a bookholder with lapdesk designed for use by people with grasping, neurological, mobility or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This portable lap desk has a solid work surface with rounded corners, a cut-out oval handle at the top of the desk, and cloth elastic straps in the two upper corners to hold small items or book pages in place. One strap has a pen loop. The base is a removable contoured cushion. OPTIONS: R

Ipad Training Grids

The iPad Training Grids is an attachment designed for use by children and adults learning to access and navigate an iPad screen by practicing selecting and swiping. Grids are laid out for: your initial home screen, iTunes app, Pandora app, and iPad keyboard. Solid acrylic grid helps the user more accurately target and select options. The iPad keyboard grid isolates each letter. Comes with a holding tray for table top use or can be placed in our iPad Mounting System. OPTIONS: iPad Mounting Syste

Ipraiseu

iPraiseU™ is designed for use by instructors and parents who often struggle to think of praise statements beyond, "Good Job!" or "Well done!" The iPraiseU™ app is a quick and easy way to praise your learners with multiple phrases, by multiple voices! Simply open the app and tap or shake your device to generate one of 100 praise statements. All are general statements appropriate for any positive behavior. Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This

Iris Soundswitch

Iris SoundSwitch is designed for individuals who benefit from sensory objects and features to encourage vocalization and group activities. Unit comes complete with battery charger.This product allows you to control any wireless IRiS Listeners. Has 4 switching modes:

Iscanmp3

The iScanMP3 is a scanning control for an MP3 player designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Plugging a capability switch (required but not included) into the iScanMP3 adapter and connecting an Apple iPod, iPod Photo, or iPod Mini enables the user to scan through iPod functions: play, pause, forward and back through a play list, and volume up and down. The scanning speed is adjustable. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 3 5/8 x 1.75 x 0.5 inche

Jacob's Rib-It-Ball

Jacob's Rib-It-Ball is a large textured ball designed for use by children with low vision or fine motor, grasping, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This lightweight ball consists of an air bladder encased in denier nylon with Velcro closures. Nylon-covered closed-cell-foam ribs on the ball's surface aid in grasping and throwing and prevent the ball from rolling out of reach. High-contrast colors aid in visibility. DIMENSIONS: 18, 24, or 30 inches in disameter.

James

JAMES is a portable, switch-activated environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility, severe physical, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit offers direct access or row/column switch scanning to operate lights, appliances, beds, doors, and other X-10 and infrared controlled devices. The unit's liquid crystal display (LCD) allows for visual recognition of the 248 functions, including temporary or permanent programmable macros and telephone access.

Janet Top - Jackie O Pink

The Janet Top-Jackie O Pink, is a women’s top designed for use by woman who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty in dressing. This top features a free-form universal smock-like design and goes on over the head without raising the arms. The top is sewn together at the shoulder seam only with ties on the back that the wearer can wrap around and tie in the front. The back is wider than the front with 6.5 inches contrasting fabric which ties in the front for complete coverage. Other features incl

Jeliku

Jeliku is a fidget toy, stress reliever and puzzle designed for children of all ages. It is a 3D folding puzzle that facilitates spatial logical and creative thinking while challenging eye-hand coordination, fine motor skills and problem solving. Jeliku comes equipped with beginning shapes and animal sculpture ideas. Additional design ideas and step by step folding instructions are available online. COLOR: Multiple colored sticks in red, yellow, white, blue and green. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stat

Jelly Beamer Twist Switch

The Jelly Beamer Twist Switch is a wireless button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of switch-adapted devices and toys for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has two components: the Jelly Beamer switch that houses a transmitter and the Jelly Beamer receiver that can be plugged into any switch-adapted device, from battery operated toys and electric appliances to a digital camera or computer. Each switch is uniquely p

Jelly Bearmer Snow Wireless Switch Transmitter

The Jelly Beamer® Snow Wireless Switch Transmitter is a wireless button or touch switch designed to control a wide range of switch-adapted devices and toys for individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch has two components: the Jelly Beamer switch that houses a transmitter and the Jelly Beamer receiver that can be plugged into any switch-adapted device, from battery operated toys and electric appliances to a digital camera or computer. Each

Jenx Multistander

Jenx Multistander is a pediatric standing system designed for use by children 6 months to 6 years with motor and neurological disabilities to assist with weight bearing and standing activities. The Jenx Multistander offers a variety of configurations for prone, upright or supine standing. The user may be positioned anywhere between upright and horizontal positions. This multifunctional stander can accommodate children smaller than the minimum height by using sandal-raising blocks. The removable

Jenx Prone Stander - Size 1- Orange

Jenx Prone Stander Orange is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjus

Jenx Prone Stander - Size 2 - Green

Jenx Prone Stander-Green is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjust

Jenx Prone Stander- Size 1 -Orange

Jenx Prone Stander-Orange is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjus

Joan Jacket

The Joan Jacket is a women’s jacket designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. This lightweight, crop- style jacket features four front buttons, a high collar that can be unbuttoned to fold down, and large button holes. The cropped style eliminates interference with wheelchairs or crutches. SIZES: Small, medium, and large. COLOR: Black, light blue sheen, or pink.

Jodi Wrap Top

The Jodi Wrap Top is a women’s top designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. This blouse offers the appearance of a wrap top as it is cut and stitched closed in the front. Features include long zipper pulls that are attached to the zipper heads of two zippers on the seam, allowing the top to be pulled down with little arm movement. Zippers on both sides offer ease in putting on and taking off the garment while the stitched front prevents opening. DIMENSIONS:

Joncare Munster Horse

Joncare Munster Horse is an upholstered wooden child’s walking/mobility aid designed to resemble an attractive, friendly play horse. It is adjustable to suit the varying and changing needs of the user and has wooden handholds, an upholstered seat and back support plus an adjustable abductor. It is designed to encourage children with walking difficulties during gait and posture training.

Jonvac Vacuum Mattress

JonVac Vacuum Mattress is designed for children with mobility disabilities. It is a mattress that offers a variety of positioning options to help keep a child comfortable while resting. The JonVac Vacuum Mattress is designed with a lasting mold, but is easy to remold for the child’s unique need. OPTIONS: JonVac Electronic Pump and JonVac Foot Pump. SIZES: Please speak to us about sizes and suitability of each bed, cot or sleeping system. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Jouse2

Jouse2 is designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injuries and neurological disabilities impacting mobility. It is an advanced joystick-operated USB mouse that is controlled with the user’s mouth. It has accurate tracking combined with dwell cursor capability, providing an ideal mouse replacement for drawing or any application requiring fine cursor control. It requires minimal action from the user. Cursor movement is fast, smooth and very accurate. It includes built-in-support for 2

Joybox

JoyBox is a switch input adaptor designed for use by individuals who use switches. This device enables the user to play arcade-style games or operate a mouse with up to eight switches. This USB switch box works with most switch software, including Writing with Symbols, Clicker 4, and The Grid from Sensory Software (see entries). When this plug-and-play device is connected to the USB port on a personal computer (PC), it is recognized by Microsoft Windows as a Game Controller or Joystick without

Joycable

JoyCable is a switch input interface designed for use by individuals who use switches. This device enables the user to play arcade-style games such as Midtown Madness or Motocross Madness with two switches (for example, a pair of head switches). This USB switch box works with most switch software, including Writing with Symbols, Clicker 4, and The Grid from Sensory Software (see entry). When this plug- and-play device is connected to the USB port on a personal computer (PC), it is recognized by

Joystick Controller For Sailboat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with cerebral palsy to sail independently. The sailboat is equipped with two battery-powered motors to operate the rudder and the mainsheet, which is attached to the boom. A basic joystick was adapted to control these operations by replacing the existing internal spring with a stronger one and extending the handle to six inches long. A wooden base attaches to the floor of the boat with Velcro. The wooden control box at the base of

Jumbo Marble Switch

Jumbo Marble Switch is designed for use by children and adults with limited fine motor and upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, developmental delays, Down’s syndrome or stroke. Multi-colored marbles sit atop a crystal grid creating an effect that is designed to encourage the user to reach and touch.

Jumbo Remote Control (Model 1526)

The Jumbo Remote Control, model 1526, is a remote control for television, DVD players, and VCRs, designed for use by individuals with fine motor, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This all-in-one remote control allows the user to control TV, VCR, DVD, cable, PVR, and satellite receivers by pressing large buttons that are very sensitive to touch and which have different colors for different group functions. It will also control the latest Flat Screen TV's. The unit a

Jumbo Switch (Model 787)

The Jumbo Switch, model 787, is a touch switch designed for use by individyals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This switch is equipped with a removable mounting plate and comes with two clear plastic covers, one with a lip and one without. OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS (Diameter x H): 5 1/8 x 1 inch. COLOR: Red, blue, purple, yellow, or green.

Jumbo Wooden Typhoon Spinner

The Jumbo Wooden Typhoon Spinner is a finger and hand exerciser designed for use by individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. The user turns the easy-grip knob to send this wooden spinner twirling around. DIMENSIONS: 3.75 inches wide.

Jumping Jack Frog (Model 669)

The Jumping Jack Frog, model 669, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. Touching the bumpy plate makes the felt frog’s arms and legs swing while one of seven high- quality songs plays for 15 seconds. The toy also provides sensory experiences as the user feels the textured plate and bead chains vibrate, watches the multi-colored blinking lights dance about, and touches the frog's soft felt. This toy also has a switch input to

Kangaroo Corner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide supported seating for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and hearing and vision impairments. Made of wood, this low-to-the-floor chair and table set enables the child to sit with correct, supported posture with her legs straight out in front of her to stretch the hamstrings. The set is adjustable and can be used for eating, reading, or play. TITLE: Playing and Growing. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 25, Number 4, Summer 2005. PAGES:

Kaye My Red Walker

Kaye My Red Walker is designed for young children with neurological and motor disabilities such as cerebral palsy, dystonias and Angelman’s Syndrome who require posture support while learning to work. The Kaye My Red Walker places the support behind the child to insure upright alignment and placing the child’s center of gravity within the base of the walker for safety and balance. The walkers have 360 degree front swivel wheels which can be locked for straight ahead tracking. The swivel on the

Keep Warm Dish (Model 16T174A)

The Keep Warm Dish, model 16T174A is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities or spinal cord injury. The dish is designed to keep food warm throughout the course of the meal. Hot water is poured into the bottom chamber through a plastic funnel and the dish holds 22 ounces of food. The dish is not microwave safe, but it is dishwasher safe when placed on a top rack. DIMENSIONS: (HxW): 2 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.

Keep Warm Dish (Model Ha-4247)

The Keep Warm Dish, model HA-4247, is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals who require extra time to finish a meal. This dish assures that food will be hot throughout the course of the meal. The plate is kept warm by filling a chamber beneath it with hot water. The dish is dishwasher safe and includes a funnel. DIMENSIONS: 303 millimeters diameter. WEIGHT: 360 grams.

Ken's Power Caster

Ken's Power Caster is a fishing accessory device designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This fully-automated device enables users to independently cast out their line, hook, fight, retrieve and land fish. The universal mounting bracket can be secured to almost any accessible surface (i.e. a wheelchair, boat rail, dock rail, etc.) and allows the cater to turn and swivel for casting in any direction. The unit consistently casts a large wooden bobbe

Kettle Pourer (Model Ha-4270)

The Kettle Pourer, model HA-4270, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pouring aid has a wire frame cradle that holds most kettles. The kettle sits in the cradle and is secured by a strap. Gentle pressure on the kettle causes it to pivot on the raised wire frame, so the liquid pours from the kettle into a cup placed in front of the frame. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 190 x 260 x 190 millimeters. WEIGHT: 377 grams.

Keyboard Wedge

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: Provide a custom adaptation to a standard keyboard for use by an individual with cerebral palsy. Due to the type of typing aid used by this individual, the most effective position of a keyboard needed to be at a 30 degree angle from the desk. This adaptation allows the individual to guide the typing aid directly towards the keys rather than having to bend his wrists to reach the keyboard. A clear sheet of acrylic was used to make the keyboard wedge, using a jig to he

Keyboarding By Ability

Keyboarding by Ability is a typing instruction program designed to teach keyboarding skills at employable speeds using a touch system to people who have use of only one hand or who have use of 3 or less fingers on one hand. This program utilizes a unique progressive learning system (which includes visual cues and human voice), allowing the student to learn by building upon his or her progress. Each lesson is presented in an easy step-by-step format. The first lesson shows a full visually-cued ke

Keyguard For Dana / Neo

The Keyguard for Dana/Neo is a keyguard designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit fits the keyboard of the Dana or Neo word processor (see entries) from Renaissance Learning, Inc., and allows students to rest their hands and helps prevent unwanted key presses.

Keyguard For Keysusee Large Print Kerboard

The Keyguard for KeysUSee Large Print Keyboard is a keyboard designed for those individuals with disabilities that affect upper body mobility, gross or fine motor ability, and/or a person’s ability to use their hands (Parkinson's). This product is only for use with the KeysUSee keyboard. Increases typing speed and accuracy. Frame/handrest prevents accidental keystrokes. Made of thick clear acrylic. Easy to attach and remove with Velcro strips.

Keyguards (Models Kb & Kgf)

The KeyGuard is designed for use by individuals with fine motor and other upper extremity disabilities that make pressing one key at a time on a computer keyboard difficult. The KeyGuard is an easy-to-clean, coated steel frame that fits securely over the keyboard and provides physical separation between each key. Model KB fits the standard VisionBoard (see entry) and model KGF fits the VisionBoard2, KinderBoard, and MyBoard-lc (see entries). Model KB is available with or without function key hol

Keystone Tutor

KeyStone Tutor is a computer instruction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software is designed for those who find it daunting to use speech recognition with a word processor. A simple incentive scheme encourages users to improve their enunciation which leads to higher recognition performance and a greater success rate in using the technology. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQ

Kid K'nex Classroom Set (Model 78690)

Kid K'NEX Classroom Set, model 78690, is a toy designed for use by children with with varying manipulative skills. Big, soft, chunky pieces can be used by children to build 22 models from 1:1 correspondence cards, or they can create their own creatures using the 267 parts, including 12 eyes, 6 feet, and 6 ears/wings. Young hands can build in any direction due to the flexibility of the system. The pieces have vibrant colors and component designs that appeal to both girls and boys. The set include

Kid K'nex Early Learning Activity Set (Model 78950)

The Kid K’NEX Early Learning Activity Set, model 78950, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with varying manipulative skills. The set includes enough big, soft, chunky pieces for 30 students. The included activities incorporate listening skills, following directions, art, creative play, mathematics and science. In conjunction with the reading of Eric Carle’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, or another book about caterpillars, students build models using the full co

Kiddo

Kiddo is a sleeping system designed for children with health and mobility disabilities. It offers removable metal grids or wood slats as well as a 4-part rolling mattress platform. There is an electrically operated backrest that can be adjusted from 0-80 degrees. In addition there is an electrically operated knee break and a handset with a locking device. The Kiddo is equipped with 2 IV (intravenous) pole supports at the headboard.

Kids Sleeveless Bodysuits With Tummy Access

Kids Sleeveless Bodysuits With Tummy Access is designed for children who require tube feeding/administering of medication via a PEG/G-tube. There is a soft discreet center front opening with a snap closure. It is made out of cotton rich jersey knit fabric for fit and comfort. It is tag free to avoid irritation from annoying labels. It is designed with lower coverage in the leg than regular bodysuits to fully cover the bottom. The neckline, armholes and legs are bound in a soft stretchy rib, wh

Kidwalk Dynamic Mobility System

KidWalk Dynamic Mobility System is an upright wheelchair designed for children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida or muscular dystrophy. KidWalk encourages independent, self-initiated movement which helps in developing neural and motor skills, learning spatial relationships, and exploring the world. Quick exacting hip positioning. Single adjustment bilateral pelvic pads. Mid-wheel location for better control and smaller turning radius. Available in two sizes, easily accommodates functional chang

Kinderboard (Model Kb)

KinderBoard is a large key, large print keyboard designed for use by children with motor skill disabilities. This keyboard has oversized keys color-coded to teach by character set. The keys are color-coded by consonants, vowels, numbers, and punctuation marks to help pre-school children learn character sets. The keyboard also has two USB 2.0 side ports and oval function (F) keys. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible personal computers or Macintosh computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows

Kinsman U Drink Adaptable Holder, Model 16060

Kinsman U Drink Adaptable Holder is a device that allows the user to hold and drink a beverage independently. It is intended for people with limited or no grip strength due to spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, stroke, arthritis or other disabilities. This holder can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, and glasses of all different shapes, sizes, and materials.

Knork

The Knork is a combination rocker knife and fork designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, arthritis, or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This stainless steel utensil has tines like a fork and the outer tines are beveled like a knife, enabling most foods to be cut with one hand using a rocking motion. A finger platform in the handle helps provide additional leverage. WARRANTY: Manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.

Koala Corner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide seating and positioning for a child with microcephaly, epilepsy, and developmental disabilities. Made to dimensions specified by a therapist, this unit includes a chair with a footrest and a table that enable the child to be seated in a posturally and functionally correct position for learning, eating and playing. Made of plywood, the unit has a pedestal seat with a winged back for shoulder protraction. The seat and back panels are equipped with fabric-cove

Komfo Active Footwear (Model K032)

Komfo Active Footwear, model K032 is an orthopedic shoe designed for children with walking disabilities or cerebral palsy. Designed to meet the needs of children with infantile cerebral palsy, this athletic styled shoe has high lacing up to the tip of the shoe for proper positioning of the toe and foot. The shoe can be used in place of conventional braces. Features include high MPD stiffener, and a solid step joint support that is aided by the additional lacing. Other features include a hidden T

Komfo Active Footwear (Model K034)

The Komfo Active Footwear is an orthopedic boot designed for use by children with walking disabilities. This boot is designed to meet the needs of children affected by Infantile Cerebral Palsy and can be used instead of braces. The boot features high uppers extending far above the ankle, extended shoe lacing up to the tip of the shoe enabling proper positioning of the toe and foot, and back counter reinforcements extended in length on both sides. Other features include tightening straps that fa

Komfo Active Footwear (Model K045)

The Komfo Active Footwear, model K045, is an orthopedic sandal designed for use by children with infantile cerebral palsy or other walking disabilities. This sandal has high uppers extending far above the ankle for improving balance and stability and is fastened with Velcro straps. The sandal also features special back counter reinforcements that are extended on both sides. SIZE: 24 to 38 inches. COLOR: Blue suede.

Koosh Say It Play It (Model 881)

The Koosh Say It Play It, model 881, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This device plays messages while simultaneously activating any connected device. The unit offers 20 seconds of recording time. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 6 x 4 inches.

Lacing Apple Tree

The Lacing Apple Tree is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of the branch/leaves area of the wooden tree is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.75 x 4.75 x 6.75 inches. COLOR: Natural trunk with green top and laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Fox

The Lacing Fox is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of the tail of this wooden fox is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 0.5 x 2.25 inches. COLOR: Natural or red with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Hedgehog

The Lacing Hedgehog is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden animal is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.25 x 0.5 x 3 inches. COLOR: Natural or blue with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Ladybug

The Lacing Ladybug is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden ladybug-shaped toy is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 4.25 x 0.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Natural or red with laces in assorted colors.

Lacing Shoe

The Lacing Shoe is an eye hand cordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. The surface of this wooden shoe is covered with holes through which children can thread the included laces to create designs and patterns. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 2.5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural with red and blue laces or red with yellow and blue laces.

Lady Bug Switch (Model 729)

The Lady Bug Switch, model 729, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The slightest touch rewards the user with a choice of lights, vibration and/or music. This item has a special control which allows the user to select any or all of the rewards while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 6.25 x 4 inches.

Ladybug Pop-Top

The Ladybug Pop-Top is a touched activated toy designed to introduce children age one year and older with cognitive or physical disabilities to cause and effect concepts. The toy is activated by lightly pressing the Ladybug’s head which sends the colorful balls bouncing with a fun popping sound. This action lasts only a short time, which motivates the child to activate the toy again and again. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 7 x 6 inches.er

Lapp Topper

The Lapp Topper is a lap tray designed to provide a work or feeding surface for individuals who use wheelchairs. This unit is a portable table that stays steady when placed on the lap. This tray is made of lightweight polystyrene-filledleatherette vinyl, allowing it to contour to the user’s lap. The cup holder and tray surface are made of polypropylene with a removable non-skid mat. The cup holder can be reversed for left- or right-handed use. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 16 x 23 x 5 inches.

Laptop Keyboard Cover (Model H-20)

The Laptop Keyboard Cover, model H-20, is a laptop keyboard cover and switch support designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or cerebarl palsy. This unit covers the keyboard on a laptop and provides a surface for placement of a switch, so the user can operate the laptop with a switch without distraction from the keyboard. The cover goes both under and over the keyboard, covering all the keys and the connections. The back and both sides are o

Large 5-Strap Rehab Wedge

The Large 5-Strap Rehab Wedge is a positioning wedge with straps designed for use with individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. This wedge has five straps positioned horizontally, from the top of the wedge to the bottom in equal intervals. Individuals can be positioned either prone or supine. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 16 x 72 x 30 inches.

Large Balance Square

The Large Balance Square is a balance training device designed for use with individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. This device can be used for balance activities while sitting, kneeling, or standing. Designed so that fingers cannot be pinched while rocking, the device is made of birch plywood with a screened, no-slip finished top. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 5 x 18 x 18 inches. COLOR: Natural wood.

Large Cup Holder With Round Wheelchair Attachment

The Large Cupholder with Round Wheelchair Attachment is a wheelchair cup holder with attachment designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. Designed for round tube wheelchair frames, this device attaches to either side of the chair and secures to wheelchair's metal frame. To open the attachment door, the user folds the door down to form the base of the cup holder, and adjusts the arms to accommodate 16-ounce t

Large Farm Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The Large Farm Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed, wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Seven farm animals and a farmer stand out against a big barn. The extra-thick wooden puzzle includes eight pieces with jumbo wooden knobs for easy grasping. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and visual perception skills. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 15,5 x 12 x 1.5 inch

Large In-Line Switch

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to oprate a lamp. A small stained and varnished wooden box was built to contain two electrical boxes. One electrical box is for a large rocker switch and the other box is for a regular 120- volt receptacle. It is connected to a three-wire supply cable complete with plug, recycled from an old refrigerator. The wiring is arranged so that the rocker switch controls the power to the receptacle. The wooden box

Large Oxbow Headrest (Model Lox100)

The Large Oxbow Headrest, model LOX100, is a headrest designed for use by use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who rotate their heads while seated in a wheelchair. It has flared ends that provide a flat area to rest the cheek when the head is turned to either side, and it is made of multi-layered foam with a zippered cover. DIMENSIONS (LxH): 16 x 8 inches.

Large Rifton Activity Chair

The Large Rifton Activity Chair Standard is a positioning chair designed for children with neurological and physical disability for use in the classroom and at home. It enables children to learn functional sitting skills while they participate in activities. The Rifton Activity Chair does not require any additional tools to make adjustments. Parents and caregivers can make adjustments with the child in the chair. OPTIONS: Spring Option - This allows the child to have user-initiated movement. It

Large Scoop Bowl (Model Ha-4248)

The Large Scoop Bowl, model HA-4248, is a scoop bowl designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, stroke, or upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The large molded side to this bowl accommodates individuals who have difficulty getting food on the utensils, and a non-slip suction cup to keep the bowl in place. DIMENSIONS: Bowl is 78 millimeters high and 150 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 110 grams.

Large Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle

The Large Shapes Jumbo Knob Puzzle is a large knobbed, wood puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This eight-piece puzzle teaches eight basic shapes (triangle, square, circle, oval, diamond, pentagon, octagon, and rectangle). The name of the shape is printed on each piece. The extra-thick wooden puzzle includes jumbo wooden knobs on each piece for easy grasping. Full-color, matching pictures appear underneath each piece. Thi

Large Supiner

The Large Supiner is a positioning wedge designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disaabilities or spinal cord injury. The unit comprises a wedge with a wide touch-fastening chest strap for proper trunk alignment and an oversize leg-support block for stable, full-leg support. Also included is a head-support roll. DIMENSIONS: Sized for individuals 60 to 72 inches tall. COLOR: Assorted.

Last Straw

The Last Straw is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, upper extremity disabilities or amputation, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. It includes a modular positioning hose, which attaches to the back of any seating system, using a quick release mini-wedge mounting system, and a removeable tube, which functions as the straw. The tube is fed through the modular hose which positions it in front of the user while the other end (which can be cut to length) i

Lateral Extension Bracket

The Lateral Extension Bracket is torso support hardware designed for individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. The bracket expands the range in which seating supports can be adjusted laterally. The unit is attached at the end of the adjustment slot of the existing trunk lateral brackets and provides almost 3 extra inches of width adjustment for growing children and other individuals who need extra expansion of their seating system. This bracket bolts to mo

Lateral Rocking Horse

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide balance practice for children with balance and neurological disabilities. Built of plywood, this rocker has a seat with a footrest, a front safety bar, and horse-shaped sides. The unit is mounted on lateral rockers that rotate approximately 25 degrees from vertical on either side. TITLE: Happy Seating. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 27, Number 3, October 2007: p. 9-11. PAGES: 4. (including cover).

Laugh And Learn Puppy (Model 8034)

The Laugh and Learn Puppy, model 8034, is a touch-activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, cognitive, or severe physical disabilties. This puppy combines learning with musical play. It teaches body parts, colors, and the alphabet using fun phrases and songs that are activated by pressing the touch picture pad in front. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxWxL): 13 x 9.5 x 15 inches.

Lautzenhiser Drive Control

The Lautzenhiser Drive Control is a powered wheelchair controller designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe phyical disabilities. This fully-proportional alternative input device for powered wheelchairs features a miniature tilt-sensor that can be worn on the head, hand, finger, or foot providing precise command wheelchair and seat functions. Features include null-width (neutral zone) adjustment, adjustable on-delay timer (controls the time until the sensor is activated a

Lazee Mouse Cursor

The LaZee Mouse CURSOR is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, severe physical, or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. This hands-free device provides full cursor control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC) through head or body movements. The self-contained unit can be head-mounted or positioned where the user desires. Tilt-sensor technology is utilized to perform the cursor movements

Lazee Mouse Pro

The LaZee Mouse Pro is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. The LaZee Mouse Pro provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through head or body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and dragging via microphone. The LaZee Mouse Pro is f

Lazee Mouse Switch

The LaZee Mouse SWITCH is a hands-free mouse alternative designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or repetetive motion injuries. The LaZee Mouse SWITCH provides full mouse control of computers or alternative and augmentative communication devices (AAC), and enables users to control cursor movements through head or body movements, while providing real-time control of the left/right clicks and dragging via external switches. The self-co

Lazy Bones Pet Dish Lifter

The Lazy Bones Pet Dish Lifter is a pet feeder designed for use by individuals with mobility, walking, or balance disabilities. The device has a long steel handle with a large rubber grip attached to a steel base supporting one or two feeding bowls (depending on the model). It is intended to enable the user to lift the pet dish from the floor to the counter and back for filling, emptying or washing with no bending or stooping. Available models include the small plastic double dish (cat), large p

Leap Motion

The Leap Motion is a computer controller controlled by fingers, meant to replace keyboard and mouse designed for individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, cerebral palsy, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The Leap Motion Controller contains 2 camera sensors and 3 infrared LEDs. Leap Motion’s software translates the information from the camera sensors into 3-D input. Leap Motion incorporates natural motions and finger tracking. The Leap Motion Controller con

Leapfrog Assistive Walker

Leapfrog Assistive Walker is a prototype designed for children ages 1.5 to 5 years of age with cerebral palsy. The Leapfrog Assistive Walker was created by the industrial designer Donn Koh. An automatic and intuitive gas spring transformation system has been fitted into this machine. When the child tries to sit down, weight is exerted turning the seat into the chair mode. When they stand up, the weight is lifted off the gas spring and the device goes into the walker mode. Using the automatic lif

Leaps And Bounds - Switch Access

Leaps and Bounds - Switch Access is a switch-adapted pre-reading tutorial program designed for use by children with cerebral palsy or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Combining the most switch friendly activities from the Leaps and Bounds series (see separate entries), this program provides scanning and step switch accessability as well as mouse and keyboard access. This program uses bright and colorful characters to stimulate the imagination of young learners and encou

Learn To Dress Monkey

The Learn to Dress Monkey is a dressing activity designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This plush monkey features removable socks, sneakers, a t-shirt, and denim overalls for on/off dressing practice. Dressing activities include lacing up the colorful sneakers, buttoning pockets, snapping straps, and zipping another pocket. The toy offers practice 11 different dressing skills. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long.

Learning Game Board

Learning Game Board is a customizable game board for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. This is a blank, magnetic, dry erase game board has four player positions – two that have been specially adapted with large activation buttons for choosing among the four play spaces in front of a player. For those who need to use their own switches, the board also has switch inputs at these two positions. The Learning Game Board is dry erase so it can be used over and over again f

Learning Two Switch Step Scanning

Learning Two Switch Step Scanning - Program #553 is a software program designed to teach the single switch user the concept of two switch step scanning. It is designed for single switch cause & effect users that are ready to move to the next level. The program is comprised of 21 activities grouped into 7 lessons. The activities are in the form of fun filled graphical games where the lesson concepts are embedded. The activities are purely graphical and do not require any reading ability. The

Leckey Squiggle Ess-Early Sitting System

The Leckey Squiggles Early Sitting System (ESS) is a 3-in-1 sitting system designed to provide support in sitting for children up to 4 years and 40 pounds with mobility and physical disabilities. The Leckey Squiggles ESS encourages 3 different types of sitting: 1. Dynamic Sitting – providing support to the trunk that moves with user's movements (this is a side view); 2. Long Sitting – sitting with legs out straight, often used to help stretch out the hamstring muscles on the back of the legs; an

Led Fiber Optic Softie

The LED Fiber Optic Softie is a sensory integration product that allows the user to sit comfortably on a beanbag with fiber optics to hold, look at, touch and feel, creating a visual and tactical experience. It can be used to calm and relax or stimulate depending upon whether the Calming or Superactive Model is purchased.

Lessonpix

LessonPix is an online resource that allows parents, teachers and therapists to create various customized learning materials for children with communication, physical or motor disabilities. The database has over 20,000 pictures and over 500 templates. Users can upload or add their own clip art or photos to be used with custom materials. OPTIONS: Subscribers are able to access the sharing center or request a picture that is not in the database. COLOR: Multiple colors. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As sta

Lever Door Handle

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a means for individuals with arthritis, spinal cord injury, or upper extremity disabilities to open doors. Included in a chapter entitled "Housekeeping & Getting Around," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for creating a lever door handle. A pipe hanger bracket is attached horizontally to a doorknob with a radiator hose clamp. Prongs and sharp edges are covered with plastic tape. Plastic tape can also be used to cover th

Levo Deluxe Ebook And Tablet Floor Stand

The Levo Deluxe eBook and Tablet Floor Stand is an electronic bookholder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. The patented cantilever design does not require clearance under furniture and allows the iPad or tablet computer or ebook reader to extend from either the right or left side of chairs, beds, or wheelchair. The unit is adjustable without tools. The platform is adjustable to an infi

Levo Ebook, Ipad And Tablet Pc Clamp On Stand

The Levo eBook, iPad and Tablet PC Clamp On Stand is an adjustable ebook holder and stand for tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. This stand clamps to desks or tables to hold the tablet or ebook reader at eye level. The support board fits iPads and most iPad cases and other tablet computers as well as ebooks, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and Sony eReader. It adjusts to an infi

Levo Lap Desk

The Levo Lap Desk is a notebook / laptop computer support, bookholder, ebook holder, and a stand for a tablet computer designed for use by people with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. Placed in one direction, the lap desk elevates reading material while reading. Then, when flipped to a different position it becomes a laptop, ebook reader, or iPad or tablet computer holder. The multi-positioning platform enables the user to adjust the angle of a

Lexan Half Lap Tray, Left (Model 16C012-1L) & Lexan Half Lap Tray, Right (Model 16C012-1R)

The Lexan Half Lap Tray is a lap tray is designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This tray has an epoxy-coated-steel slide- on mounting bracket. A hinged system allows the clear, see-through tray section to fold completely over thus leveling it with the side of the wheelchair when not in use. No tools are required for attachment. Model 16C012-1R is for right-handed use and model 16C012-1L is for left-handed use. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 10 x 20 inches.

Liberator E-Tran Frame

The Liberator E-Tran Frame is a portable no-tech communication solution designed for use by individuals with limited communication secondary to vocal cord damage, swallowing difficulties, tracheotomy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Rett syndrome, dyspraxia, Parkinson’s disease, or people with general communication difficulties. It is ideal for people who have reasonably good eye pointing skills. The frame is a rectangular sheet

Liberty Adjustable Desk

The Liberty Adjustable Desk is an accessible computer desk designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This height-adjustable desk has a metal frame, legs, and rear modesty panel. The scratch-resistant laminate work surface has a solid oak smooth, rounded front edge and a rear oak chair rail to prevent computer hardware from sliding off. This desk also features a hinged "flip-top" door that runs the full length of the work surface for access to the cable channel. The desk is available

Lifesos Personal Emergency Response System

The LifeSOS Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or neurological disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a base unit that connects to an existing telephone line and a remote transmitter that is worn by the user. In case of emergency, depressing a button on the transmitter activates the base unit, which then plays back an emergency message and automatically dials a fa

Lifestation Medical Alert System

LifeStation Medical Alert System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities or who at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a console unit that connects to a telephone line, and a waterproof wireless transmitter pendant that can be worn in wristwatch, necklace, or belt clip style. When the user presses an emergency button on the console or the transmitter, the console unit autom

Light Locator Switch (Model 7770)

The Light Locator Switch (LLS), model 7770, is a buttonswitch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities and low vision. This switch provides both a visual and a tactile cue. The red locator light guides the user to the switch. When the switch is pressed, the user feels vibrotactile stimulation and sees multi-colored blinking lights, all while activating any toy or device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 2 inches.

Light Switch Extender

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with limited grasp to toggle wall light switches on and off. Drill a small hole through the end of each of the toggle switch. Fix a split ring, available at bead stores or fishing supply stores, through each hole, then coil one end of a 20-inch length of fencing wire around the ring with a pair of needle-nose pliers. Next, drill a small hole in one side and out the other of a wine bottle cork and thread the wire through the hole. Then, ag

Lighted Signal Switch (Model 956)

The Lighted Signal Switch, model 956, is a button switch and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. When this textured signal switch is activated, a bright light shines to encourage visual attention. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 4 x 6.5 inches.

Lighthawk

Lighthawk is a scanning symbol communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This single-switch scanning communicator has eight large squares, each surrounded by eight LEDs to provide visual feedback on which cell was scanned. The communicator has three levels with eight selection areas on each level, for a total of 24 possible messages. The first two levels have up to 7.5 seconds of digitized speech per message; on the third level, messages can be up to

Lights & Music Dome

The Lights & Music Dome is a sensory station designed for use by children with motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This small-scale activity center provides sensory stimulation and cognitive activity.  Press the yellow button to activate the outer lights, and the red to activate the inner ones.  Press the green for one of 25 tunes and the blue to make the flower turn.  It can be used on a table top or during floor play. Up to four external switches can be added for switch a

Lightweight Half Step

This Lightweight Half Step is designed for persons with limited lower body mobility or anyone with walking disabilities. It is for those who find going up or down steps challenging. The Lightweight Half Step is designed to reduce the step height for older and for disabled people. It can be used indoors or outdoors. Made from durable recycled heavy duty plastic. Stable in sunlight and freezing conditions. Top of step has a cross hatch design providing a textured, nonslip service. Can be leveled b

Liko Original Sling & Liko High Back Original Sling

The Liko Original Sling and the Liko Original High Level Sling are transfer lift slings designedfor use with individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The Universal High Level sling is intended for situations in which there is difficulty achieving sufficient lifting height. Loop lengths are minimized and the sitting posture is somewhat more reclined than with the standard model. The Original Sling provides support for the entire back and has a slightly high

Liko Universal Sling & Liko High Level Universal Sling

The Liko Universal Sling and the Liko Universal High Level Sling are transfer lift slings designed for use with individuals with severe physical or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. The Universal High Level sling is intended for situations in which there is difficulty achieving sufficient lifting height. Loop lengths are minimized and the sitting posture is somewhat more reclined than with the standard model. The Universal Sling provides support for the entire back. The individual’s a

Likorail

The LikoRail is an powered transfer lift designed for use with individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities, lower extremity amputation, or spinal cord injury. This lift can be mounted on the ceiling, wall, or portable overhead frame. OPTION: A variety of sling and lifting options are available. CAPACITY: Up to 550 lbs.

Lil Lady Bug (Model 1416)

Lil Lady Bug, model 1416, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating an attached capability switch (not included) causes this ladybug to play 16 different children classics while colorful lights flash in time to the music. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 4 x 2.5 inches.

Limited Mobility Pistol Mount (Model LMPM)

The Limited Mobility Pistol Mount, model LMPM, is a pistol support designed for use by people with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury who have limited hand or arm movement and strength and who use a wheelchair. A Limited Mobility Gun Mount, model LM100, and The Vacuum Trigger System, model TM100, are required with this device, but are not included (see separate entries). This device accommodates a variety of pistols, including auto loaders and double action revolvers,

Lipsync (Models L1, L2, L3, & L4)

Lipsync is a mouth operated mouse designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. A mouth-operated joystick enables the user to move the cursor, while sipping and puffing triggers clicking and right clicking. The unit has a compact design for mobile computing and requires no software or drivers. Features include a green LED to provide visual feedback for left click, a red LED to provide visual feedback for right click, cursor speed adju

Liquid Soap Caddy

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To provide a stable holder for liquid soap pump bottles used by people with upper extremity, grasping, or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or use of one hand. This artzicle, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up," provides illustrated step-by-step instructions with a detailed materials list for making a simple holder to enable the user to dispense liquid soap from a pump-style container without holding or grasping the bottle. MATERIALS: 1 x 3 inch

Litegait I (Models 200E & 200P)

The LiteGait I, models 200E and 200P, is a suspension ambulation aid and gait trainer designed for use with adults and youth with balance, lower extremity, neurological, or walking disabilities. This device is intended to enable therapists to safely train individuals in posture, gait, balance, and the use of assistive ambulation devices such as canes, crutches, and walkers. This unit enables the user to progress from partial to full weight bearing and may be used over ground or with treadmills.

Litegait I (Models 260E & 360E)

The LiteGait I, models 260E and 360E, is a suspension ambulation aid and gait trainer designed for use with individuals with balance, lower extremity, neurological, or walking disabilities. This device is intended to enable therapists to safely train individuals in posture, gait, balance, and the use of assistive ambulation devices such as canes, crutches, and walkers. This unit enables the user to progress from partial to full weight bearing and may be used over ground or with treadmills. The u

Litegait I (Models 400E & 400Es)

The LiteGait I, models 400E and 400ES, is a suspension ambulation aid and gait trainer designed for use with individuals with balance, lower extremity, neurological, or walking disabilities. This device is intended to enable therapists to safely train individuals in posture, gait, balance, and the use of assistive ambulation devices such as canes, crutches, and walkers. This unit enables the user to progress from partial to full weight bearing and may be used over ground or with treadmills. The

Litegait I (Models 500E And 500Es)

The LiteGait I, models 500E and 500ES, is a suspension ambulation aid and gait trainer designed for use with individuals with balance, lower extremity, neurological, or walking disabilities. This device is intended to enable therapists to safely train individuals in posture, gait, balance, and the use of assistive ambulation devices such as canes, crutches, and walkers. This unit enables the user to progress from partial to full weight bearing and may be used over ground or with treadmills. The

Litelog

The Litelog is a therapy roll designed for use by individuals with balance, neurological, or lower extremity or other physical disabilities. This roll can be used for spinal stabilization, balance, and other exercise programs. Made of Ethafoam, the logs are strong enough to support an individual's standing weight. The solid, closed-cell foam construction allows use in water. OPTIONS: Available in 6 x 12 inches and 6 x 36 inches.

Litelog Half Roll

The Litelog Half Roll is a therapy roll designed for use with individuals with mobility, neurological, lower extremity, balance, or other physical disabilities. This unit can be used for spinal stabilization, balance, and other exercise programs. Made of Ethafoam, the Half-Roll is strong enough to support an individual's standing weight. The solid, closed-cell foam construction allows use in water. DIMENSIONS: Available in 6 x 12 inches and 6 x 36 inches.

Lj-A (Life Jacket-Adapted)

The Lj-A (Life Jacket-Adapted)is a personal floatation device designed for use by children and adults with physical disabilities. This latex-free swimming aid maintains the user in an upright position while keeping the head completely out of the water. CAPACITY: Models are available to accommodate users from 18 to 250 pounds. WARRANTY: Unconditional money-back guarantee

Lma Mini Traveler Sporty (Model Mt-300)

The LMA Mini Traveler Sporty, model MT-300, is a scooter designed for use by individuals with arthritis or neurological, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities. FRAME (LxW): 35 x 21 1/8 inches. The turning radius is 33 inches. A basket is included. The frame is available in red, blue, or yellow. SEAT (LxW): 16 x 16 inches. Seat height from ground is 21 inches. BRAKES: Electric braking system. WHEELS: 7-inch foam filled tires. POWER: Includes battery and onboard battery charger. SPEEDS: 3.5 mi

Lobster Biball

The Lobster BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a lobster design. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: White. GUARANTEE: 100 percent satisfaction guar

Lokomatnano

LokomatNano is a robotic gait training system designed for use by individuals with stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or other mobility, neurological or walking disabilities. The system consists of a robotic gait orthosis that guides the user's legs on a treadmill according to a pre-programmed physiological gait pattern. The guidance can be individually adjusted to the user's abilities and can be reduced according to the user’s improvement. The Levi dynamic body weight sys

Lokomatpro (Versions 5 & 6)

LokomatPro, versions 5 and 6, are robotic gait training systems designed for use by individuals with stroke, brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or other mobility, neurological or walking disabilities. The system consists of a robotic gait orthosis that guides the user's legs on a treadmill according to a pre-programmed physiological gait pattern. The guidance can be individually adjusted to the user's abilities and can be reduced according to the user’s improvement. A dynamic body

Lomak

The Lomak (Light Operated Mouse And Keyboard) is a modified keyboard designed for use by people who have difficulty using or are unable to use a standard mouse and keyboard, including people with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, arthritis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and carpal tunnel syndrome. The Lomak’s keys are arranged in three circles with each key equidistant from the confirm key so that the keyboard can be operated with very small moveme

Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens (Models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181)

The Long Cuff Thumbless Mittens, models 177, 178, 179, 180 & 181, are mittens designed for use by individuals with neurological, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities. Made of 200 weight Polartec fleece, these mittens have a long side zipper and elastic at the wrist and slip over the hand. These mittens and a 7-inch cuff may be machine washed and dried. SIZES: Sizes to fit hands from 5 inches to 9 inches measured from middle line at the wrist to the tip of the longest finger. COLO

Lovely Monkey (Model 8045)

The Lovely Monkey, model 8045, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch causes this plush monkey to swing its head and play the xylophone. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 7 x 4 x 5.5 inches.

Lunge Table

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means of strengthening thigh muscles for children with lower extremity disabilities. The child stands in front of the table with one foot forward and one foot back in the walking position. An object of interest to the child is placed on the table in front of the child, requiring him/her to lunge to reach it. The wooden table is equipped with sliding legs for height adjustability, and the legs lock to a base plate to prevent the table from being knocked ov

Luxe Wardrobe Automation

The Luxe Wardrobe Automation closet conveyor system is a motorized clothes rack designed for individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, other physical disabilities, or seniors. This system brings clothing to the user with the push of a button or touch of a foot, at a height appropriate for the user. The system is available in the standard straight line conveyor (oval configuration) High-Low, L-shaped, U-shaped, or V-dip conveyor. Hand or foot controls are available and speeds are variab

Maddaguard Splash Guard

The MaddaGuard Splash Guard is a toilet seat deflector designed for use by men and boys with physical disabilities. Constructed of durable lightweight plastic, the splash guard is intended to direct urine flow down into the toilet. It can be washed with soap and water or soaked if necessary. The urine shield fits most regular and elevated toilet seats. COLOR: White.

Maddak Eating Plastic Coated Spoons,Model H746320001

The Plastisol Coated Teaspoon and Soup Spoon are plastisol coated spoons designed for use by individuals with limited hand dexterity or neurological, grasping or eating disabilities. The spoon handles are made of stainless steel and the spoon bowls are coated with non-toxic plastisol. The plastisol coating is intended to protect the teeth, gums and lips of users who tend to have difficulty or have stabbing or jerky motion getting eating utensils to their mouths or involuntary biting down on the

Magi-Mouse

Magi-Mouse is a mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This wireless alternative input device replaces a standard mouse for computer cursor control or a pointer to navigate alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) boards. The device plugs into a USB or PS/2 port on any computer to begin mouse or pointer applications, with no additional software needed in order to utilize all of the features such as click

Magic Lighted Ball Switch (Model 895)

The Magic Lighted Ball Switch, model 895, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch has a ribbed texture which invites the user to touch it. It also provides a multi-colored light show with nine different patterns and plays soft mechanical music while providing gentle vibration while activating a connected device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A and 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 8.5 x 4.5 inches.

Magic Paintbox

The Magic Paintbox is a painting activity designed foruse by children with fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities or low vision. This activity replicates finger painting, without the mess. Non-toxic gel is contained in a sealed pouch. Users trace patterns and designs with their fingers on the pouch’s surface and a panel behind the gel pouch lights up when pouch is touched to heighten the visual effect. The unit includes a wood frame with lighted panel, plastic gel pouch, and power supp

Magic Tap

Magic Tap is a spill proof automatic drink dispenser designed for use by individuals with limited grasping, strength and coordination in the arms and hands due to an illness or injury. It fits right over your milk jugs, juice bottles and containers, the silicone universal cap fits most tops. Magic Tap works like a straw sucking up the liquid and with the push of the tap out it comes. No more spilled overs from those heavy jugs. Keep it ready to use in your fridge or on the counter so your younge

Magical Mystery Switch (Model 1679)

The Magical Mystery Switch, model 1679, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This switch operates in two different ways: Multicolored LED lights can be turned on to attract the user's attention and encourage him/her to touch the cloth ball in the center to activate the switch or, to encourage the user to explore independently, the lights can be left off. Once the ball is touched, the lights, vibration, a gentle breeze, and a conn

Magnavox Securewatch Personal Emergency Response System

Magnavox SecureWatch Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with disabilities who are at risk for falling or sudden incapacity. The system includes a console and a wristwatch. The console is connected to a telephone jack. When activated, the console sounds an alarm and dials the 24-hour Magnavox Security monitoring station. The console can be activated using a panic button on its front or by pressing a b

Magnetic Bug Puzzle

The Magnetic Bug Puzzle is a puzzle designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. Designed to refine eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills, this puzzle consists of a magnet hanging from a bug net and a magnet in each of the 10 wooden, bug-shaped puzzle pieces. The child uses the bug net to remove and replace the puzzle pieces in the background board. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 1/3 x 9 x 12 inches.

Magnetic Car Play Set

The Magnetic Car Play Set is a therapeutic occupational therapy (OT) tool designed for kids to develop kinesthetic sense, motor planning, visual motor, and eye-hand coordination. The car can be placed on a piece of cardboard or a manila folder and follow the track with the car, manipulating it with the horseshoe-shaped magnet. For the purpose of getting to know where one’s fingers are in space. There is a choking hazard and this product is not for children under 3 years old. Piece of cardboard a

Magnetic Jewelry Clasps

The Magnetic Jewelry Clasps are jewelry clasp aids designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome or other hand and finger disabilities. These magnetic attachments come in sets of two, one clasp with a loop on one end and the other with a standard lobster claw clasp . After attaching each clasp to the end to each selected bracelet or necklace, the user can secure the item by positioning the ends near each other and allowing them to magnetically join. Th

Make-N-Take Adapted Puzzle

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adding knobs to puzzle pieces provides an easy grip allowing the child to play with the puzzle independently.

Marble Maze Balance Bases (Model G99003)

The Marble Maze Balance Bases, model G990033, is a set of balance training devices designed for use by children with balance or neurological disabilities. Children stand with one foot on each end of the base and move the marble through the maze by tilting the base. A circular wooden disc on the reverse side allows the bases to tilt in any direction when the user shifts weight in the standing position. The marble is permently enclosed in the maze by a durable, clear acrylic panel. This set of thr

Markfield Mobile Commodes And Accessories (Model 168 )

The Mobile Commode and Accessories, model 168, is portable commode designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This commode was designed for re-usability/re-issue. Made from plastic-coated steel tubing, this mobile commode comes with a cellular molded commode seat, backrest, over seat, and padded detachable armrests. Other features include a pushing handle, commode bowl, and two brake and two plain castors. The castors are bolted to the frame for added safety. OPTIONS: 4 braking

Massaging Pillow (Models 3128 & 3128A)

The Massaging Pillow, models 3128 and 3128A, is a vibrating pillow designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities.This pillow was designed to be used to help promote proper posture and provide back and neck support for activities such as activating a capability switch. It has low and high vibrating modes, and it can be used while in a wheelchair, office or automobile. POWER: Requires 2 D batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxLxW): 5 x 13 x 13 inches (model 3128) or 4 x 1

Match It

MATCH IT -Program #601 is designed for individuals with cognitive, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities due to trauma, illness or developmental delays. It is designed for individuals with cognitive capabilities of 1 year and older. It is a colorful, 3D simulated matching program made up of 20 different matching activities covering shapes, colors, objects, animals, food, letters and numbers. Each matching activity has 3 objects to be matched. One at a time, the object to be matched mo

Matchbox Stinky The Garbage Truck

The Matchbox Stinky the Garbage Truck is a toy designed for use by children with fine motor and vision disabilities. This interactive, articulating truck moves, talks, tells jokes, eats, exercises, and sings. Features include sensory points, an articulated body that allows his cab/head and front half to move, and over 90 phrases and sounds. To have the truck speak, push or pull the smokestack, lift the rear door, or poke the belly button. The grille of the cab functions as a mouth into which the

Matchett Support Range

The Matchett Support Range consists of soft polystyrene bead-filled cushions designed to aid individuals to attain and maintain their optimum postural requirements, spread warmth and comfort to reduce stress and aid recovery, and remain in the required position unlike normal pillows. It is designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  It helps to promote stability, comfort, circulation, body symmetry, and breathing.

Maxess Switch Mount

Maxess Switch Mount is a double-sided switch mount that provides two alternative mounting surfaces (55 degrees and 85 degrees). It is designed for individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination who use a switch to interact with items in their environment.

Maxess Switch Tray

Maxess Switch Tray is designed to hold switches or switch mounts firmly in place. It can be used for individual use or in assessment situations, where a range of secure switch positions need to be tried. The Maxess Switch is designed for use by an individual with limited upper extremity mobility and strength. SIZES: Available in 3 sizes (please refer to dimensions for sizing). DIMENSIONS: 540 millimeters x 290 millimeters, 350 millimeters x 350 millimeters, 240 millimeters x 360 millimeters. CO

Mcm 1.0

MCM 1.0 is a mounting device designed for individuals with limited mobility in their arms due to neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injuries. The MCM1.0 allows users to mount control devices such as buttons or joysticks on either side of the headrests of wheelchairs or other locations. A round frame clamp is not included. Button adapter sold separately.

Mcm 1.0 Qs

MCM 1.0 QS is designed to aid in mounting and positioning switches on wheelchairs and workstations for individuals with limited fine motor or upper extremity disabilities due to spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injuries. The Quickshift (QS) version has “ratchet-style“ handles at its joints to quickly adjust its position without the use of tools. A round frame clamp is included. Button adapter sold separately. COLOR: Black. WARRAN

Mcm 2.0

MCM 2.0 is designed to aid in mounting and positioning buttons or joysticks on both sides of the headrests of wheelchairs for individuals with limited fine motor or upper extremity disabilities due to spinal cord injuries or neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, stroke or traumatic brain injuries. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Mealtime Smock

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, arthritis, or grasping, eating, swallowing, or fine motor disabilities to eat without soiling clothing. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides a pattern, detailed instructions, and illustrations for making a washable apron from an inexpensive vinyl tablecloth (more than one apron can usually be made from a single tablecloth). This alternative to a bib covers t

Med-Alert

Med-Alert is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors or individuals with balance, mobility, or neurological disabilities or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system includes a tabletop receiver console and a pre-programmed waterproof transmitter that can be worn on the wrist or around the neck as a pendant. The receiver console connects to a phone line. In case of an emergency, the user presses a button on the transmitter and the console sends a m

Medical Monitoring Usa

Medical Monitoring USA is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by seniors and individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The system includes a base unit and a waterproof button in wrist or clip-on (all included)styles. When the button is pressed, a signal is sent over the existing telephone line to the operations center, opening a line of communication. When the associate determines the status of the member, two ass

Medline Back Support (Models Mscbl16, Mscbl18, Mscbl20, Mscb16, Mscb18, & Mscb20)

The Medline Back Cushion is a wheelchair back support cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This support cushion fits in front of a standard wheelchair back, eliminating the hammock effect of a sling back. Straps hold the cushion in place. The cushion has two layers of high-density foam to support the entire back and a ShearX all-way stretch cover to reduce skin shear. The cover is antimicrobial and fluid-proof. It is available with or without lumbar support. SIZES:

Medline Excel Pediatric Wheelchair (Model Mds806210Ped)

The Medline Excel Pediatric Wheelchair, model MDS806210PED, is a child's manual wheelchair designed for use by children with mobility disabilities. FRAME: Standard dual axle frame with cast aluminum seat cradles and threaded seat screw inserts. SEAT: Available in 12-inch or 14-inch widths. Seat height can be adjusted to hemi level. UPHOLSTERY: Nylon upholstery; custom upholstery is available. ARMRESTS: Swing-back arms with arm release and padded, upholstered armrests. WHEELS: Front and rear whee

Medline Reclining Back Cushion (Mscbr16, Mscbr18, & Mscbr20)

The Medline Reclining Back Cushion is a foam wheelchair back support cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. A replacement for the standard wheelchair sling back, this cushion creates a fixed 10-degree angle of recline. The back support has two layers of high-density foam with a built-in rigid inset and a ShearX all-way stretch cover. The cover reduces skin shear and is antimicrobial and fluid-proof. The back support fits 16-inch wheelchairs (model MSCBR16), 18-inch w

Medscope Medical Alert System

The Medscope Personal Emergency Response System is an emergency alert system designed for use by individuals with mobility, severe physical, or balance disabilities, or who are at risk for medical emergencies. The system comprises a transmitter and a base unit. When activated, the transmitter causes the base unit to contact a monitoring center. Wristband and pendant-style transmitters which activate at the press of a button are available. Also available are adapted and custom transmitters, which

Megabee

MegaBee™ is a writing tablet designed for use by individuals with traumatic brain injury, stroke, motor-loss, multiple sclerosis (MS), motor neuron disease (MND), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy and those who are not able to write legibly. The tablet uses eye movement and blinking as the method to select letters or phrases, which are then displayed on its screen. MegaBee™ is fully portable and can be used for individuals with limited mobility and residents of a home care fac

Melody Express (Model 8007)

The Melody Express, model 8007, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This musical train set invites children to play composer and conductor at the same time. When the colorful music-note tiles are snapped into the track slots and a connected capability switch (required but not included), the train goes around the track playing tunes. Seven popular children's songs and the C-scale are included. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batterie

Melrose Wristblade Handle Laundry Faucet (Model D100353)

The Melrose Wristblade Handle Laundry Faucet, model D100353, is a faucet with lever-style handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. The faucet includes a low-rise tubular spout with aerator, left and right blade handles, a hose end adapter, and a ceramic disc valve. DIMENSIONS: Unit width from the end of the left handle to the end of the right handle is 10 5/8 inches. The spout is 8.5 inches long. WARRANTY: Limited lifetime warranty for m

Men's Fleece Capelet With Fleece Lining

The Men’s Fleece Capelet with Fleece Lining is a men's cape designed for use by men with mobility or severe physical disabilities or who have had a stroke. The front of the capelet has a round edged collar, one Velcro closure, and two faux buttons. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Dark green, brown, gray, black, red, blue, fuchsia, white, or purple.

Meville To Weville

MEville to WEville, is designed for use by students with learning, communication, cognitive, or reading disabilities. This curriculum systematically integrates reading, writing, speaking, augmentative communication, and listening for elementary students with disabilities in the moderate to severe range. It was developed to build a classroom community that promotes a sense of belonging. Each unit offers students a new and different perspective on themselves, their families and their school. In Un

Mickey's Melodies (Model 1214)

Mickey's Melodies is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch (not included) or pushing down on Mickey's hand plays four different melodies. Shaped like a Mickey Mouse head icon, the unit has a picture of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, or Goofy to illustrate each melody segment. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 9 x 7.5 inches.

Microwave Grips

These Microwave Grips, by Pampered Chef®, are designed for persons with disabilities that affect an individual’s ability to securely transfer hot or warm dishes from the microwave to the kitchen counter, kitchen table, or to a serving tray, etc. Made of heat resistant silicone. Raised ridges and bumps are designed to give the user a secure, comfortable hold. One order includes one set of two.

Midline Joystick Mounting Bracket

The Midline Joystick Mounting Bracket is a powered wheelchair controller bracket designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This bracket enables the user to place a wheelchair joystick from the severe left or right to midline. This mounting bracket also allows the joystick to be flipped out of the way for transfers or when not in use.

Milbat Keyboard Guard

The Keyboard Guard is custom keyboard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Available with or without a USB connector, the keyboard is contained in a metal tray to protect it from impact.

Milbat Memory Game

The Milbat Memory Game is a perception game designed for use by children with cognitive or neurological disabilities. Made of wood and Plexiglas, the game requires players to draw metal balls through the maze with a magnet to place the balls in the holes according to the pattern on the included cards. OPTIONS: Hand strap for the magnet.

Milbat Sculpting With Pipes

Sculpting with Pipes is a eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children and adults with fine motor or neurological disabilities. Designed for users of all skill levels, this set of plastic pipes and elbow joints enables users to create endless three-dimensional designs and patterns.

Milk Jug Ball Catcher

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: 1. Allow individuals with limited bilateral hand coordination to participate in ball catching activity.

Millennial Advantage Crutch, The (Models Mwd500 & Mwd1000)

The Millennial Advantage Crutch is a folding axillary crutch designed for use by individuals with walking or lower extremity disabilities. This spring-assisted ergonomic crutch features an underarm cradle, an ergonomic handgrip, and a power-assist shock-absorbing tip. These crutches fold in half for storage or transport. Model MWD500 fits persons 4 feet,6 inches tall to 5 feet, 7 inches tall and Model MWD1000 fits individuals 5 feet, 7 inches tall to 6 feet, 8 inches tall. CAPACITY: 400 pounds.

Mini Alligator Tongs

These Mini Alligator Tongs are designed to help build fine motor and to improve grasping abilities or pre-scissor skills. With build-in finger grips.

Mini Carillon (Model 2201)

The Mini Carillon is a switch adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Songs are played on the precision-tuned bells by using the color-coded song cards and pressing the matching color on the switch plates below the bells. Song cards include familiar nursery songs including "Twinkle, Twinkle" and "Mary Had a Little Lamb." Users can also play their own tunes or seven additional pre-recorded songs including "Old MacDonald" and

Mini Foam Speed Ball

The Mini Foam Speed Ball is an arm exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This bilateral activity requires two players to hold the plastic handles and send the ball back and forth, opening and closing their arms until the ball reaches them.

Mini Play Cube

The Mini Play Cube is a sensory busy box designed to provide children with sensory, cognitive, or neurological disabilities with sensory stimulation. This purposeful-play toy helps children learn counting, encourages cooperative play, and reinforces color recognition and hand/eye coordination skills. The unit includes a mini bead roller coaster, a pathfinder, a magnetic circle, a ziggidy zag racer, and a counting abacus. The cube is made of wood with metal attachments. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): 24 x 12

Mini-Gumball Switch

The Mini-Gumball Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, this switch has a detachable mounting base with three holes and provides audible and tactile feedback. DIMENSIONS: The activation surface is 1.25 inches, the base is 2 inches, and the switch is 0.5-inch high. COLOR: Available in blue, red, green, yellow, or purple.

Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test & Complete Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test

The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test is an assessment evaluation test designed for use with individuals with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This standardized test measures eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity of the arm and hand for manipulative work. The testing procedure requires unilateral and bilateral movements while utilizing a broad range of shoulder motion. The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test incorporates two test batteries—Placing and turning—while the Complete Minnesota

Mirror Pebbles

Mirror Pebbles is designed for children who are working on improving their cognitive and visual perceptual skills. Mirror Pebbles comes with 20 smooth reflective wobbly shapes designed for sorting and sequencing.

Mjm Adapt A Walker (Model Aw-Lg)

The MJM Adapt A Walker, model AW-LG, is a pediatric walker designed for use by children who have mobility, balance or neurological disabilities. This walker can accommodate a child 60 to 72 inches tall and has a cradle- style mesh seat with safety straps on all four sides. A padded backrest is included. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 44 x 22 x 30 inches. The arm height can be adjusted from 31 to 34 inches. The seat height is 21 inches. The casters are 3 inches in diameter.

Mjm Bariatric Shower Chair (Model 131-5)

The MJM Shower Chair, model 131-5, is a bariatric caster shower commode designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame, a solid seat with commode cutout, a self-storing footrest, and six threaded-stem casters, four of which lock. The backrest is covered with water-resistant vinyl mesh upholstery. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 43 x 34 x 28 inches. The seat height is 21 inches and depth is 23 inches. The casters are 5 x 1.25 inches. CAP

Mjm Bariatric Shower Chair (Model 131-5-Ssde)

The MJM Bariatric Shower Chair, model 131-5-SSDE, is a bariatric shower commode designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame, armress, a push handle, and an open-front commode seat. The backrest is covered in water resistant-vinyl mesh upholstery. The chair is also equipped with six threaded-stem casters, four locking. OPTIONS: Soft seat. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 43 x 34 x 28 inches. The seat is 21 inches high x 23 inches deep.

Mjm Reclining Shower Chair (Model 193)

The MJM Shower Chair, model 193, is a reclining shower commode designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame with armrests and push bar, and is equipped with an elongated open front commode seat, an elevating leg extension, and four threaded-stem casters. The backrest and leg extension are covered in water-resistant vinyl mesh upholstery. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 48 x 24 x 18 inches. The seat height is 21 inches and reclining s

Mjm Reclining Shower Chair (Model 194)

MJM Reclining Shower Chair, model 194, is a reclining caster shower commode designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame with armrests and push bar. This chair is equipped with an elongated open front commode seat, a reclining back, and four threaded-stem casters. The backrest is covered in water-resistant vinyl mesh. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 48 x 24 x 18 inches. The seat height is 21 inches. The reclined back is 29 inches. The

Mjm Shower Chair (Model 118-3-Adj)

The MJM Shower chair, model 118-3-ADJ, is a height adjustable shower chair designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. This chair has a height-adjustable PVC frame, an open-front plastic commode seat, and four threaded-stem casters. The backrest is covered with water- resistant vinyl upholstery. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 40 to 45 x 22 x 18 inches. The height adjusts in one-inch increments. The casters are 3 x 1.25 inches. CAPACITY: 250 pounds.

Mjm Shower Chair (Model 118-3-Fd)

The MJM Shower chair, model 118-3-FD,is designed for use by individuals with mobility and neurological disabilities. This chair features a PVC plastic frame, four threaded-stem casters, and a closed-front toilet seat and can be folded for transport or storage. The backrest is covered with a water resistant vinyl cloth upholstery. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 39 x 22 x 20 inches. Folded, the chair is 39 inches long. The seat height is 21 inches. The casters are 3 x 1.25 inches. CAPACITY: 300 pounds.

Mjm Shower Chair (Model 118-3-Vs-Sfs-Dda-7Qt-C)

The MJM Shower Chair, model 118-3-VS-SFS-DDA-7QT-C, is designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. Features include a PVC plastic frame with dual drop arms, a sliding footrest support, and a vacuum seat. The backrest is covered in water- resistant vinyl mesh upholstery. This chair is equipped with threaded stem casters. OPTIONS: 7-quart commode pail. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 40 x 22 x 18 inches. The seat height is 21 inches. The casters are 3x 1.25 inches. CAP

Mjm Shower Chair (Model 130-5)

The MJM Shower Chair, model 130-5, is a bariatric shower commode chair designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame, a solid seat with a toileting cutout, and six threaded-stem casters, four locking. The backrest is covered in water-resistant vinyl mesh. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 43 x 34 x 28 inches. The seat is 21 inches high x 23 inches deep. The casters are 5 x 1.25 inches. CAPACITY: 700 pounds.

Mjm Wide Deluxe Shower Chair (Model 122-3)

The MJM Wide Deluxe Shower Chair, model 122-3, is a caster shower chair designed for use by individuals with mobility, balance, or neurological disabilities. This model features a PVC plastic frame with dual drop arms and sliding footrest support. The chair is also equipped with an open-front plastic toilet seat and four threaded-stem casters. The backrest is covered in water-resistant vinyl mesh upholstery. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 40 x 26 x 18 inches. The seat height is 21 inches. The casters are 3

Mobi-Rover Standing & Mobility Aid

The Mobi-Rover Standing & Mobility Aid is a walker designed for use by children with walking disabilities. Available in two sizes, this height-adjustable standing/walking aid utilizes a detachable body support harness with safety buckle to provide support and mobility. A swinging arm opening facilitates transfer from a sitting to standing position. Locking casters allow mobile or static use. DIMENSIONS: Size 1 adjusts from 22 to 27 inches high and the leg length adjusts from 11 to 17 inches.

Mobile Base For Sleep System

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide mobility for a Dreama Sleep System used by a child with leukodystrophy and severe scoliosis. For comfort and to slow the development of the scoliosis, the child spends most of his time lying on his side. However, doing so in the bed meant he was isolated from household activities. To make the bed mobile, a frame was constructed of square tubular steel with a plywood base attached to the underside. Attaching the base to the underside of the frame enabled th

Model Stand

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with cerebral palsy to work on resin models. Because of reduced motor skills and strength in his right hand, the user required a means holding cast resin model pieces in place while he combined or painted them using his stronger hand. A custom stand was created with a heavy steel base containing holes for two vertical steel posts which clamp into place. Each post is equipped with a clamp holder at the top. A number of clamps were p

Model Stand 2

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with cerebral palsy to work on resin models. Because of reduced motor skills and strength in his right hand, the user required a means holding cast resin model pieces in place while he combined or painted them using his stronger hand. A custom stand was created with a heavy steel base containing holes for two vertical steel posts which clamp into place. Each post is equipped with a horizontal arm with a clamp holder at the end. The

Moderate Level Functioning Tub Easy Pack

The Moderate Level Functioning Tub Easy Pack is designed for individuals 8 years or older who require assistance in diverting disruptive behaviors or alleviating boredom by offering a variety of activities in one kit. It is designed for individuals who require minimal supervision. Each collection comes in a handy, stackable see-through storage container with lid. COLOR: Multiple colors. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Modification To Quick-Release Wheelchair Wheels

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To prevent quick-release wheelchair wheels from being inadvertently released. The push rims on the quick-release wheels had been removed because the chair user could not propel the chair independently. Doing so, however, exposed the buttons which released the wheels, creating the danger of an inadvertent release if the wheels were bumped while going through doors. The quick-release feature was locked by machining sleeves to fit over the buttons and gluing them in pla

Modifications To A Bicycle

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments to ride a two-wheeled bike. The commercially-purchased bike was equipped with a high-riser bar at the back of the wide seat. A padded backrest was attached to the bar. The rear wheel was fixed and stabilizer wheels on sprung outrigger brackets were added. PVC plastic foot cups with straps were added to the pedals to keep the rider’s foot in position. TITLE: Playing an

Modifications To A Toy Pedal Tractor

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child who has cerebral palsy to use a toy ride-on tractor. The child was able to pedal the tractor with guidance from a family member, but needed assistance with keeping his feet on the pedals and additional seated support. The existing seat on the tractor was replaced with a molded Sebel seat, raised from the seat platform to enable the child to comfortably reach the pedals. The seat was equipped with a pelvic seat belt with an easy-to-operate buckle. The

Modifications To Electric Tricycle

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adaptions to an electronic tricycle to slow acceleration and provide a safe, secure bucket seat for a child with ataxic cerebral palsy. Ataxic cerebral palsy causes the child to be unsteady and a little shaky but does not diminish the child’s desire for speed. In order to accommodate the child’s “need for speed,” a custom adaptation was created using an electric ride on tricycle acquired through funding by the Family Assistance Fundi

Modified Bicycle For Teenage With Cerebral Palsy

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized bicycle for a teenager with cerebral palsy and developmental delays. An evaluation of the teenager with disabilities determined the only modifications needed were a larger seat, outrigger wheels, and foot cups. The new-design outrigger wheels can be easily removed and reattached, making transport and storage much easier. While the modifications were minor, the results were major. The consumer is now able to get necessary exercise while doing an

Modified Bike

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted bike modification for a child with spastic diplegia. The boy’s condition mainly affects his lower limbs but he is still able to walk short distances using a walker and his motor skills and strength in his left hand are also affected. The bike did not require extensive modification as the child has reasonable upper body strength. The bike modifications include a wider seat and outrigger wheels, plus a high-riser bar with pad

Modified Child‚ÄövÑv¥S Car

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a Wiggles Big Red Car for a child with cerebral palsy. The car’s existing seat was unsuitable for the child as he needed to be able to recline backwards. However, the child had an existing free-form seat which fitted snugly into the same space. This was used with cushions made by a volunteer. A wired hand-operated jellybean switch control was created to work with the existing electrical controls. This switch was mounted on the steerin

Modified Jogging Stroller

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To adapt a standard jogging stroller to accommodate a growing child with cerebral palsy. An existing stroller was modified by installing a new higher seat cushion higher in the existing fabric seat. The cushion was fabricated, taped, and sewn using a piece of nylon plate for rigidity on the bottom with foam and canvas to cover. This seat assembly was supported by canvas Velcroed to the sides of the existing seat. This allows the seat to be adjusted. A brick coun

Modified Pancake Switch (Model 769)

The Modified Pancake Switch, model 769, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This large switch has a low rim to make it easier to activate. Touching the sensitive outside rim or anywhere on the top surface activates any connected toy or device. The switch comes with a clear cover for photographs or icons (not included). OPTIONS: Replacement covers. DIMENSIONS: The switch is 5 3/8 inches in diameter and the rim is 3/8 inch high. C

Modified Scooter

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create an adapted scooter for a teenage girl with cerebral palsy and hemiplegia on the right side that affects her control and balance. The young adult was eager to get a scooter but was unable to balance on just two wheels. A local skate shop offered wheeled scooters for children but none for teens leaving a modified scooter as the teen’s best option. The back of a regular scooter was cut off, and an axle was connected to the original back wheel

Momentum Walk-In Bathtub

The Momentum Bathtub is designed for the elderly, people with severe physical disabilities, any person who is not able to step in/out the bathtub/shower with the goal of allowing them some independence and giving them a way to bathe with minimal assistance. The bathtub is slip-resistant with a power-lift chair with an optional leg rest that swivels into and out of the tub. User must press of a button for the leg rest to swivel. The Momentum Bathtub combines Hydrovescent Therapy, which lessens ac

Monkey Sensory Habitat

The Monkey Sensory Habitat is designed for children who would benefit or who need sensory input, like individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD, and those who may show aggressive behaviors like kicking, hitting, excessive energy, etc. Each Monkey Habitat includes climbing walls, trampolines, crash mat, exercise balls and swing to redirect the child’s energy. The Habitat comes with 14 separate pieces (sold separately, see price chart below) and each of which target key mov

Monty 3D Eye Hd

Monty 3D Eye HD is designed for use by individuals who have limited mobility of their arms and hands and use eye controlled movements to access AAC devices or touch tablets. This mounting system is designed to support any device weighing 2 kilograms/4 pounds. Every joint is equipped with a lever. No tools are needed for adjustment. CAPACITY: 2 kilograms/4 pounds. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Moozi Wheelchair Joystick

Moozi Wheelchair Joystick is designed for individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities to operate a power wheelchair with compatible controls or with adaptors. It can control a range of other equipment including a computer mouse and programs. The Moozi can be positioned on a tray or table, using Velcro or a non-slip mat. It has a smooth, light sliding action (190g force). It has a low profile that allows the hand to rest in a natural position. Moozi is also su

Morgan Skirt

The Morgan Skirt is a women’s skirt designed for use by women who use wheelchairs who have difficulty dressing. This skirt has a removable front panel that comes in different colors. The front panel is attached to each side of the skirt with zippers. By unzipping one side of the panel the skirt opens like a wrap skirt that can be easily put on or taken off. Other features include an elastic waist, a higher back for seated comfort, and dual zippers on both sides of the front panel (unzipping just

Morphibian Gator (Model 423)

The Morphibian Gator, model 423, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This 4 x 4 amphibious vehicle is controlled with the included Palm Joystick Switch, enabling the user to control direction. This rugged vehicle can traverse the toughest terrain. POWER: The care uses 3 double-A batteries and the joystick uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 7.75 x 5.5 x 4 inches.

Mother's 3Rd Arm With Pillow Switch

Mother’s Third Arm with Pillow Switch is an adjustable arm with a switch attachment that can be used by children and adults with limited arm strength and mobility. The Mother’s Third Arm can be clapped to any surface up to 2½ inches thick while the Pillow Switch can be adjusted to accommodate the user’s needs. It can be attached to wheelchairs, tabletops, strollers or chairs.

Mother's Third Arm

Mother’s Third Arm is an adjustable cup and bottle holder that can be used by children and adults with limited arm and grasping strength. The user is able to access cups and bottles held with the Arm’s adjustable Velcro strap. The Arm has an easy-to-use clamp and a flexible tube that can be positioned in a variety of angles. It can be attached to wheelchairs, tabletops, strollers or highchairs.

Motivaid

MotivAid is an environmental control system designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities,blindness or low vision, or spinal cord injury. This personal-computer-based system facilitates phone and email communication and control of the home. Using wireless voice recognition, a touchscreen, auditory scanning, or other controls, users can make and answer phone calls; send or receive email; manage an appointments calendar; access news, weather and ot

Mountee (Models Mt12 & Mt14)

The Mountee is a child's tilt-in-space wheelchair designed for use with children with mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. FRAME(LxWxH): Open, model MT12 is 19 x 16 x 22 inches; folded it is 20.5 x 17.5 x 9 inches. Open, model MT14 is 21 x 18.5 x 24 inches. The folding, tilt-in-space frame offers 5 to 45 degrees of tilt from the vertical. Push handles are standard. A crah-tested transit frame is available on both models. SEAT(WxD): Model MT12 is 8 to 12 x 11 to 15 inches. Mod

Mouse Button-Box (Model H-47)

The Mouse Button-Box, model H-47, is a switch-adapted mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This interface is available with left- and right-click buttons on the left, left- and right-click buttons on the right, one large button on the left, or one large button on the right. Pressing two adjacent buttons moves the cursor diagonally. The unit has a USB connection so it works on both Mac

Mouse House

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for individuals with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities activate and maneuver a computer mouse. MATERIALS USED: 1 small but chubby notebook or photo album (The photo albums with rings designed to hold a single 4"x6" picture on each page works well), Two soft sponges, Double-sided carpet tape, Stick of hot glue, Stick Tack or other putty that is used to hold pictures on a wall, 8" fuzzy adhesive-backed Velcro, 1" ho

Mouthstick Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with multiple sclerosis to have the mouth piece of the mouthstick near her mouth for ready access. The holder had to be adjustable, yet not impede access into or out of the user's wheelchair. A swivel joint from a "third hand" (two alligator clips and a magnifying lens mounted on a swivel base for use in soldering and the like) was welded to a thin-walled piece of pipe that matched the outside diameter of wheelchair rail. The thin-walled

Movers Ans Shakers Mouse (Model 468)

The Movers and Shakers Mouse, model 468, is a switch or touc-activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activate a connected capability switch (not included) or press on the mouse's head, and this plush toy scoots along, shakes, and plays music for 15 seconds. POWER: Requires 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8 x 5 x 5 inches.

Movie Star Biball

The Movie Star BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This reversible bib has a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. This bib is silk screened with an overblouse with a spread-collar V-neck, a decorated underblouse V-neck insert, and a faux belt. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS

Mss Tilt And Recline (Models 4635 & 4636)

The MSS Tilt and Recline model 4635 and model 4636 are pediatric positioning seats designed to provide growth adjustments and optimum positioning for children with physical or neurological disabilities. FRAME: The chair is available with in a small low frame (model 4635, or medium high frame (model 4636). Each chair can be converted to a floor sitter. The low frame (small) l model raises height by 3 inches, and the high frame (medium) model raises height by 10 inches. SEAT (WxD): The seat is 9 x

Mulholland Gait Master

Mulholland Gait Master is suitable for adults and children who have difficulty walking or standing. It is designed to support pelvic movement while the user is walking, and can be used both indoors and outdoors. The Mulholland Gait Master will fit through standard doors, and the bumper wheels help avoid marks on walls and paintwork. Standard features include the following: Gas springs to assist in raising the upper frame, coil springs to support the upper frame which moves up/down with gait, ant

Mulholland Rocket Stander

The Mulholland Rocket Stander is a prone/supine/upright stander for preschool children with neurological and physical disabilities weighing up to 50 lbs. The stander is designed to promote eye contact during peer interaction. It has a quick-folding frame for storage. With its standard features, the stander offers support for children with mild to more severe levels of physical disability. Adjustments can be made to the chest, hip, knee and foot supports to accommodate children of varying sizes a

Music & Light Caterpillar

The Music & Light Caterpillar, model 1207, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch (not included) or pressing the button on the caterpillar's back causes the caterpillar to play 16 different children's songs while four colored lights flash in time to the music. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 10.5 x 3 x 5 inches.

Music Box (Model 702)

The Music Box, model 702, is an adapted music box designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Plug four capability switches (not included) into this bright box to hear unique melodies while lights flash. Each switch plays a different tune. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 5 x 5 inches.

Music Machine (Model 703)

The Music Machine is a switch adapted musical instrument designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. Attach a percussion instrument (not included) and activate a connected capability switch (not included) and it beats to any preset rhythm. The speed is adjustable. POWER: Uses 8 double-A batteries. OPTIONS: Instrument set with cluster bells, maracas, and a jingle stick. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 6.5 x 4 1/8 inches.

Musical Snail (Model1114)

The Musical Snail, model 1114, is a touch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Useful for for auditory and color recognition, this toy enables children to make musical notes by pushing the large colored buttons. Users can also learn to play songs by following the colors on the musical cards. The toy also has eight pre-recorded songs that can played by pressing the auto play mode, then activating one of the buttons. POWER: Uses 2 double-A

Musical Swirl Art (Model 3961)

Swirl Art is a painting activity designed for use by children with cognitive and fine motor disabilities. The unit consists of a spinning containter into which a blank card is placed. Activating the attached capability switch (not included) causes the card to spin. Children apply paint Swirl Art is a painting activity designed for use by children with cognitive and fine motor disabilities. The unit consists of a spinning containter into which a blank card is places. As the card spins, children a

MusicGlove

MusicGlove is a rehabilitation device designed to help improve hand function for people with reduced hand movement ability. It senses finger movement and requires the user to practice functional grips in order to play a therapy-oriented music game. MusicGlove is intended for individuals who have experienced a stroke or for those with spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, developmental disability, or neurologic and muscular injury.

Mustang Seat

Mustang Seat is an interior/posterior gait trainer designed for use by children learning to walk with mobility disabilities. It is designed to provide upper body support and adjustable angle positioning for forward tilt in the anterior configuration and full upright support in the posterior configuration. There is a slight forward leaning position and built-in suspension that stimulates the natural walking pattern. There is a 30 degree center bar for added positioning. The Mustang Seat is a fol

Mv-1000

The MV-1000 is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and traumatic head injuries. Available as software only for use on existing hand-held devices running the Palm operating system or pre-loaded on a Palm Tungsten E2, it offers hundreds of pictures to help facilitate communication with male and female voice choices. This customizable system can be set to match the user's p

My First Driving School (Model 8008)

My First Driving School, model 8008, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Users race the cars around the track using the two specially adapted remote control steering wheels. Each remote has two gumball switches to move the car forward or to turn. The remotes also have two external jacks capability switches (not included). The set includes a racing track, signs, two remote control cars, and a carrying case that doubles as a

My Pool Pal Flotation Belt

The My Pool Pal Flotation Belt is a swimming aid designed for use by individuals with mobility, upper extremity, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. Designed for individuals who need additional flotation in the water, this belt features eight strategically placed foam blocks wrapped in a poly/spandex exterior and elastic interior incorporating a heavy duty hook-and-loop closure. SIZES: Small (fits waists 25 to 30 inches), medium (30 to 35 inches), large (35 to 40 inches) and extra-large (40

Mycestro

The Mycestro is a wireless mouse emulator designed for use by people with neurological, upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities, cerebral palsy, or stroke or brain injury. The Mycestro can be worn on a finger. Its sensors match the movement of the cursor on the screen to the movement of the user's hand. The Mycestro also has a touch-sensitive panel that the user touches with the thumb to click the mouse. The panel is broken into segments that can be controlled through the applicatio

myGaze Assistive 2

myGaze Assistive 2 is an eye gaze control system for hands-free computer access. Includes are the myGaze eye gaze hardware and EyeMouse Play mouse emulation software. It is designed for people with cognitive and physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. The user is able to control the device using  the movement of their eyes. 

Mytobii P10

MyTobii P10 is a portable eye-controlled communicator and computer designed for use by individuals with neurological or communication disabilities, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, ALS, or spinal cord injury. The screen, eye control device, and computer are integrated into one unit, which mounts to a desk, bed, or wheelchair. The user's eye signature can be calibrated in 10 seconds by sitting in front of the screen and following an on-screen dot. The system can be configured for different ski

Myvoice Communication Aid

MyVoice Communication Aid is a direct selection communicator program designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities, aphasia or autism. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android phone or tablet computer as a communicator. The app presents words and images relevant to the user’s physical location. The user launches the app, taps a word group to open it, and taps and holds a picture to see it full-screen. Available

Nail Clipper

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt and stabilize nail clippers for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This article, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up" describes how to adapt standard metal nail clippers by fastening them to a board for stability and using the empty barrel of a stick pen to create a handle extension. The article includes step-by-step instructions and illustrations. MATERIALS: Standard nail clipper, 1

Name Recognition And Writing Activity

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with cognitive, learning, severe physical, or neurological disabilities with letter and name recognition and fine motor development. Large paper keybpards are created. Students locate and touch the beginning letters of their names and practice writing their names. MATERIALS: Paper. TOOLS: Pen or marker. SKILLS REQUIRED: Drawing and lettering. AUTHOR: Robinson, B. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/

Napkleen

Napkleen is a bib designed for use by individuals with eating or upper extremity disabilities. This soft, absorbent, waterproof bib is backed or centered on adhesive. The user or caregiver can peel off the backing and the adhesive sticks to clothing, eliminating the need to tie the bib around the neck. It is made of a leak-proof three-ply material that offers protection from messy spills. A fold-out pouch at the bottom catches spills. COLOR: Assorted.

Ne-At Headrest Bracket

The NE-AT Headrest Bracket is headrest mounting hardware designed for people with neurological or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy and other individuals who need adjustable head support. This hinged bracket has 0.25-inch countersunk mounting holes spaced 1 inch apart, with a spring loaded crank handle for tightening in tight spaces.

Ne-At Seat

The NE-AT Seat is a modular seating system of comfortable and supportive positioning pads designed for use in wheelchairs. Although each piece is available and can be used independently, the full NE-AT Seat comprises the NE-AT Seat, NE-AT Back, and NE-AT Headrest and is designed to fit into any mobility aid. The reusable and reshapable positioning pads are constructed of thick rubber bonded to nylon and filled with Styrofoam beads. This not only creates an airtight bladder, but adds cushionin

Ne-At Switch Divider

The NE-AT Switch Divider is a control switch input interface that allows the user to activate up to five devices with a single switch. The Input switch can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries).

Ne-At Switch Multiplier

The NE-AT Switch Multiplier is a control switch input interface designed to allow up to five switches to control a single device. The input switches can be of different types, or they can be the same type. Input switches can be any standard special needs switch such as aa Zygo Lever switch, a Spec switch, or a Buddy Button (see separate entries). Any one of the input switches connected through the Switch Multiplier activates the device. The Switch Multiplier can be used with such devices as a po

Ne-At User Adjustable Lateral (Ne-Atural) Bracket Mount

The NE-AT UseR Adjustable Lateral (NE-ATURAL) Bracket Mount is lateral trunk support hardware designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This width-adjustable lateral bracket mount interfaces with most commercial and custom seating systems and converts most commercial and custom lateral brackets into lateral brackets that can be adjusted in width by the user or caregivers to make room for winter jackets or sweaters. Existing swing away o

Neasy Swing Away Aug Com Mounting System

The NEasy Aug Com Swing Away Mounting System is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators or lapboard mounting hardware designed fo use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This compact, heavy-duty modular mounting system for small to large devices or trays can be released and swung away by the user with only one or two pounds of pressure. Each swing away joint automatically locks into position with a stainless steel, spring-loaded pin at 0 degrees, 90 degrees (optional), and 180 degrees (optio

Neater Snacker

The Neater Snacker is designed to promote independence for those with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, head injuries, spinal injuries, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular dystrophies, limb amputations, ataxia, strokes, and Parkinson’s disease, which impact upper extremity strength and coordination during meals. It is a device to support and position food for eating. The Neater Snacker is comprised of a long arm with fold away clamp to attach the device to table or other furn

Neighborlink Seniors Monitoring Package

The NeighborLink Seniors Monitoring Package is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors and individuals with disabilities who are at risk for medical or personal emergencies. This system alerts the users' neighbors immediately in the even of an emergency. It is a stand-alone package that has a one time purchase price and no monthly fees. The system includes a personal panic button that sends a radio signal to neighbors' homes within 200 feet; an alarm unit for a nearby neighbor; a s

Neo 2

Neo 2 keyboards are word processors designed for use by individuals with learning disabilities and upper extremity disabilities. This portable device has a full keyboard and a liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, with instant on/off, one button file access, and auto-save. The unit comes loaded with AlphaWord Plus word processor software, which includes a spell-checker and thesaurus, user dictionary, find/replace and word count, Spanish-English word lookup, and a built-in help system for quick a

Nerf Ball Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To enable a student to operate a battery-operated toy or battery-operated appliance using a single switch. Some student prefer the textured surface of the Nerf ball, and it requires only gross movements of the arm or hand to activate it.

Neuroeducator Electromyography (Emg) Biofeedback System

The NeuroEDUCATOR Electromyography (EMG) Biofeedback System is an EMG feedback unit designed for use by individuals with stroke, head trauma, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, or other neuromuscular disorders. The unit can be used in neuromuscular therapy aimed at returning or improving voluntary muscle control. Through visual and audio feedback, the patient learns how to reproduce, maintain, and control EMG responses to improve muscle function.

Neuropedic Electric Adjustable Bed

The Neuropedic Electric Adjustable Bed is a motorized bed designed for use by individuals with physical, respiratory, or digestive disabilities. Standard features include the patented Neuropedic Mattress with quilted cloth cover, dual three-speed massage, easy-touch control, headboard brackets, and illuminated hand control. SIZES: Twin extra-long, full extra-long, queen, or king (two twin beds). DIMENSIONS: The twin bed is 38 x 80 inches, the full bed is 53 x 80 inches, the queen bed is 60 x 80

Neuropedic Hi-Lo Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed & Neuropedic Hi-Lo 400 Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed

The Neuropedic Hi-Lo Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed and the Neuropedic Hi-Lo 400 Split Frame Rehabilitation Bed are motorized beds designed for use by individuals with physical, respiratory, circulatory, or digestive disabilities. Both models feature split-frame construction, are made of heavy-duty steel, and are equipped with Neuropedic’s patented Multi-Density Mattress with a fluid-proof cover. Standard features include six-way function, decorative headboard and footboard, and half side rails.

NeuroSwitch

The NeuroSwitch is an advanced assistive communication device that enables users with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Motor Neurone Disease, spinal cord injury, and cerebral palsy to control their environment, wheel chair, or a computer using their body's own EMG signals. NeuroSwitch uses AssistiveWare‘s Proloquo4Text word prediction and text-to-speech software, which enables users to write swiftly and have their words spoken aloud. Proloquo4 Text offers many features, including self-learning word p

Niki Talk

Niki Talk is a mobile phone and computer application for children with autism, aphasia, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, stroke or any disability that impairs the ability to communicate. Designed to be a customizable. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, available for iPad, iPhone and Android. Niki Talk plays an album, that is a collection of pictures (including related text and speech) customized to meet the users preferences. Pictures can be organized by categories (verbs, foods, drinks,

Nimbo Posterior Safety Roller (Models Ka 1200, Ka 2200, Ka 3200, & Ka 4200)

The Nimbo Posterior Safety Roller is a folding adjustable wheeled walker designed for indoor and outdoor use by individuals with balance or walking disabiities. All models have an aluminum frame, latex-free handgrips with flanged ends, and four soft rubber wheels that adhere to surfaces to prevent the walker from rolling backward. The one-direction rear wheels have an aluminum ratchet and pin mechanism, and an anti-reverse override bracket that disengages the one-direction wheels to allow both f

No More Dry Markers

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty with fine motor and upper extremity coordination participate in drawing activities by using a weighted marker holder to select and recap markers.

No More Mess!

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a weighted bowl designed to stay in place to prevent spilling and overturning for children with upper extremity, motor coordination disabilities such as cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injuries during meal times. MATERIALS USED: Bowl with raised bottom, several pennies, glue or tape, large plastic container top, such as one used on a platter of food purchased in a grocery store PREPPARATION: 1. Turn the bowl upside down and place the pen

No-Slip Mat

The No-Slip Mat is a non-slip pad designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities. Intended to keep items from sliding off a table, this pad can be used to stabilize toys, dishes, eating utensils, or tools. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 14 inches.

Nobow-Shoetie

The Nobow-Shoetie is a shoe aid designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities, arthritis, back pain, or who have had strokes, or individuals with low vision. This device is a small piece of leather-like plastic that is laced into the top of the shoe, allowing the shoe laces to be attached and secured. To place the device onto the shoe, the user unties the laces to the level at which the narrow end of the device will be attached to the shoe. Once the NOBOW has been laced onto the sh

Nodstop Special Needs

The Nodstop Special Needs is a head support designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, weak neck and shoulder muscles, or neurological disabilities such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or multiple sclerosis (MS) who require assistance in holding their head upright while in a seated or semi-reclined position. It keeps the user's head, neck and shoulders in an upright position, and assists caregivers by holding up the user's head so the caregiver can have both hands free to feed t

Non-Skid Mounting Steps

The Non-Skid Mounting Steps is a horse mounting block designed for use by individuals with short stature, lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. Available in two-, three-, or four-step models, these units have wide non-skid step surfaces for secure traction. The steps are designed to be very stable on both soft and hard ground and are made of UV-resistant polyethylene. DIMENSIONS: The 2-step model is 17 inches high; the 3-step model is 26 inches high; and the 4-step model is 32 inches high.

Non-Slip Dish

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, spinal cord injury, or use of one hand to dine independently. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making a non-slip dish from a standard bowl. Apply a small amount of silicone bathroom tub and tile sealant around the bottom of a bowl and smooth with a moistened finger. Set the bowl, right-side up, on a piece of pl

Notesai

The Notesai is a modified keyboard designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease, or spastic quadriplegia. Based on the Lomak keyboard (see separate entry), the Notesai is designed especially for people with head control. The keys are arranged in three circles with each key equidistant from the confirm key; however, in comparison to the Lomak the alphabetical keys are spaced further apart to accommodate tremors and in

NOVA chat 10

NOVA chat 10 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  It offers the Chat software on an Android platform.  NOVA chat 10 is portable and offers an10.1 inch display.  Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.

NOVA chat 12

NOVA chat 12 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  It offers the Chat software on an Android platform.  NOVA chat 12 is portable and offers a  12.2 inch display.  Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

NOVA Chat 5

NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech.  Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features.  A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym

Number Puzzle Boards

The Number Puzzle Boards and Pegs are a math skills game designed for use by children with fine motor, learning, or cognitive disabilities. This multi-component manipulative activity is designed to aid in refining math skills. The self correcting number puzzles may be used alone or in combination with pegs for counting and math. The set includes 55 easy-to-handle Tall-Stacker pegs, ten crepe rubber boards, and a plastic storage tub. The boards and pegs can be washed with soap and water and may b

Nursery Rhyme Caterpillar (Model 1203)

The Nursery Rhyme Caterpillar, model 1203, is a switch-activated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, cognitive, or severe physical disabilities. Activate each of the built-in tactile switches to listen to the pre-recorded nursery rhymes recited by children while bright multi-colored lights twinkle along. Nursery rhymes include Mary Had a Little Lamb, Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpy, and Little Miss Muffet. The unit can be used on a tabletop or it can be wall mounted. POWER: Uses 4

O Frame By Smirtwaite

The O Frame by Smirthwaite is an indoor free standing suspension system for use with a variety of Smirtwaite sensory swings and bolsters. Made from tubular steel it can handle a capacity of 300 kilograms (661 pounds). The O Frame can be secured to the floor for extra stability. OPTIONS: The O Frame can be used with Smirtwaite’s Hug ‘n” Hold Bolster, Activity Bolster, Flexi Bolster, Swing Bolster and Swing Platform. SIZES: 1 size available. CAPACITY: 300 kilograms (661 pounds). COLOR: Red, yellow

Ocean Wonders Projector (Model 339X)

The Ocean Wonders Projector, model 339X, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, severe physical, cognitive or emotional disabilities. Hold down a connected capability switch and one of two colorful ocean scenes will project on a wall or ceiling while soothing classical music plays. Music can also be played for a preset twelve minutes without the capability switch. The unit is equipped with a carrying handle. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH

Officemate

OfficeMate is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This device is a switch adapted multipoint Bluetooth headset that allows the user to switch between cell phone and computer use with a single headset. The unit is adapted with a 1/8-inch audio mono jack on a wire lead for use with standard ability switch or wheelchair ECU port. DIMENSIONS: The wire lead is 12 inches long.

Oliver Kitty (Model 931)

Oliver Kitty, model 931, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. When an attached capability switch (not included) is activated, this kitty walks forward and backward and wags its tail. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 7.5 x 4 x 7 inches.

One Lump Or Two?

One Lump or Two is designed is designed for use by children working on improving their fine motor skills as a result of Down’s syndrome, stroke, and cerebral palsy.  While planning a tea party, players get to organize, problem solve and work on fine-motor-skill building.   Players make invitations, placemats, and party favors as well as prepare simple treats.   Activities in this book are designed to enhance eye-hand coordination, sense of perception, and more.  

One Monitor (Model One-1711 Tspc)

One Monitor, model one-1711 TSPC, is a computer with touch screen designed for use by individuals with cognitive or upper extremity disabilities. This Windows-based all-in-one unit incorporates a slot-loading optical drive, hard disk, card reader, speakers, and the direct current (DC) power supply within a five-wire resistive touch screen monitor. Features include a duel core 1.8 GigaHertz (GHz) processor, a 160 gigabyte (GB) hard drive, 2 GB DDR memory, up to 6 USB 2.0 ports, a slim CDRW/DVDROM

One, Two, Tie My Shoe

One, Two, Tie My Shoe is a lacing shoe set designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This set includes four chunky, jumbo-sized, soft foam lacing shoes, and four giant plush laces.

One-Way Drinking Straws (Model Ha-4266)

One-Way Drinking Straws, model HA-4266, are drinking straws with valves designed for use by individuals with swallowing disabilities. These straws have one-way valves which stay filled with fluid even after the straw is removed from the user's lips. The valves reduce the effort required to drink and the amount of air ingested. The straws have adjustable clips to secure the straw on cups or glasses. DIMENSIONS: Each package contains one 10-inch and one 7-inch straw. WEIGHT: 9 grams.

Open Front Shower Chair (Model 118-3-Of)

The Open Front Shower Chair, model 118-3-OF, is a shower chair and commode with casters designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. The chair has a PVC plastic frame with armrests, 4 3-inch threaded stem double casters, and a commode seat with an open front. The seat back is available in breathable mesh that is flame and mildew resistant or solid vinyl that is antimicrobial and flame resistant. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): Frame is 40.5 x 22 x 25.25 inches. The seat 20 inches

Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit

The Oral Sensory & Motor Treatment Exercise Kit is an exercise plan program designed for use by speech therapists who work with children or adults with communication, neurological, speech, or swallowing disabilities, stroke, brain injury, cleft palate, cancer of the head or neck, tongue thrusts, or vocal resonance disorders. The therapist can use this kit to design an individualized clinic, school, or home treatment program. The kit contains 240 professionally-illustrated exercises, includin

Orbit Optical Trackball (Model K64327)

The Orbit Optical Trackball, model K64327, is a track ball designed for use by individuals with limited dexterity or grasping disabilities. This unit allows the user to control a cursor by touching a track ball with a finger or palm of the hand. The track ball is linked to an internal optical sensor which requires no cleaning. The unit has a button on either side so it is equally usable by left or right-handed individuals. It connects to a computer through a USB or PS/2 port. COMPATIBILITY: For

Orbit Trackball With Scroll Ring (Model K72337Us)

The Kensington Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring, model K72337US, is a track ball designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities or limited dexterity. This track ball enables the user to move the cursor with a fingertip. The track ball is encircled by a scroll ring that allows click-free scrolling through web pages and documents. The unit has an ambidextrous design that is equally accessible to left- or right-handed users. It connects to a computer through a USB port. COMPATIBILTY: Fo

Orca Bath Lift

Orca Bath Lift is designed for individuals with limited mobility due to arthritis, stroke or generalized weakness while trying to maneuver in and out of the bathtub. The Aquatec Orca bath lift is that has been designed to offer comfort and safety to those who require support and reassurance while bathing. The ORCA’s design incorporates increased legroom, ease of disassembly and an ergonomic, buoyant hand control that contains the lightweight battery. The emphasis on ergonomic design allows the O

Ormesa New Novus Stroller

Ormesa New Novus Stroller is a manual wheelchair designed for children and young adults with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury requiring minimal to moderate positioning needs. The Ormesa New Novus Stroller can be folded for transportation and can be customized for the user’s specific needs. It comes with removable/washable, latex-free and fire resistant fabric. Large rear wheels enable it to easily travel over rough terrain.

Ormesa School Table

Ormesa School Table is an adjustable table that can be used in home and school environments. The Ormesa comes in three different sizes and is adjustable in height and in angle to accommodate many different adaptive seating products. The tabletop is washable and contains book, pen and pencil supports for when the table is angled. The frame is tubular chromium-plated with the base painted blue. SIZES: 2, 3 and 4. DIMENSIONS: Size 2: Floor to Table Top Height 16-22.8" (41-58 cm), Table Tilt Angle 0

Otodor Swing Door Opener (Models Dm-50, Dm-100, And Dm-150)

The Otodor Swing Door Opener is a powered door opener designed for use by individuals with mobility, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for non-professional installation (with the exception of the electric strike plate), this opener can be used on residential, office, or public restroom swinging doors weighing up to 100 pounds. Model DM-50 remotely opens and closes most interior swing doors. The kit includes the door opener main unit and remote control. Model DM-100 opens an

Otter Bath Seat (Models Ot 1000, Ot 2000, & Ot 3000)

The Otter Bath Seat is a child's bath seat designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological, balance, or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This seat fits all standard tubs, has a folding plastic frame and is upholstered with removable, machine-washable mesh fabric, and includes two adjustable positioning belts and width- and height-adjustable head cushions. Leg straps control abduction and adduction. The seat and back are angle-adjustable and have five angle adjustments

Outta Bed

Outta Bed is a bed mobility aid designed for use by adults and older children with mobility, neurological, balance, or severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury, arthritis, weakness, or pain in home and other homecare settings. This device can be positioned for right- or left-side use and mounts primarily to the bed frame of a standard home flat bed as well as to the floor and wall for added stability. This device can be used to assist in transfers to and from bed and to and from a wa

Oxbow Headrest (Model Ox100)

The Oxbow Headrest, model OX100, is a wheelchair headrest designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and other people who use wheelchairs who rotate their heads while seated in a wheelchair. It has flared ends that provide a flat area to rest the cheek when the head is turned to either side. DIMENSIONS: 15 x 4 inches.

P.t. Rail

The P.T. Rail is a wall grab bar for toilet designed for use by individuals with balance, neurological, or mobility disabilities. This P-shaped unit provides rigid support and features dual offset rails to reduce wrist strain when using the lower rail. This rail is available for right or left side mouting in a fixed model or in a hinged model that folds out of the way when not in use. The hinge holds the rail in whatever position it is placed. OPTIONS: Toilet tissue roll holder and floor mast fo

Pacesaver Plus Iii Atlas

The PaceSaver Plus III Atlas is a three-wheeled scooter designed for use indoors or outdoors by large individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. FRAME (LxW): 45 x 24.75 inches with a 4.5-inch ground clearance and a 35-inch turning radius. The wheel base is 33.5 inches. The PaceSaver Plus III Atlas disassembles for transport. This scooter is available in ocean blue, midnight black, or candy apple red. CONTROLS: Tiller-mounted controls with thumb levers are standard. The control bo

Padded Half Lap Tray, Left (Model 16C012-2L) & Padded Half Lap Tray, Right (Model 16C012-2R)

The Padded Half Lap Tray is a lap tray designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This tray has the epoxy-coated-steel slide-on mounting bracket. The hinged system allows for complete folding of the tray section thus leveling it with the side of the wheelchair. No tools are required for attachment. The tray section is padded with poly foam and covered with vinyl. Model 16C012-1L is designed for left-handed use and model 16C012-1R is designed for right-handed use. DIMEMSIONS: (WxL) 1

Paddle Pong

Paddle Pong is a two player classic arcade style game designed specifically for individuals with special needs. The players can use the program with a variety of input devices simultaneously to move their respective paddles. For example, both players can use switches, or one player can use switches while the other player can use a mouse, touch window or the keyboard. For switch users, two switches are used for each player, one to move the paddle up and the other to move it down.

Page Turner

The Page Turner with Tacky Pad is a hand held page turner designed for use by individuals with limited hand function or fine motor, grasping or other upper extremity disabilities. This page turner attaches around the user's fingers, hand, forearm or foot with the attached tacky pad facing the page. The user presses the tacky pad against the page to be turned, then pulls and releases. A rigid extension on the end aids in page turning and prevents the page from turning back. The device is latex fr

Page Turner

The Page Turner is a hand held page turner designed for use by individuals with limited hand function or grasping, fine motor or other upper extremity disabilities. This page turner features a hand clip with long curved aluminum bar tipped with a rubber end. It has an ergonomic handle, and it can flip pages made of most types of paper, including heavy coated paper.

Pagebot For Kindle 2

The PageBot for Kindle 2 is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle 2 electronic book reader designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon's 2nd Generation Kindle, including both the domestic (U.S.) wireless and international wireless models

Pagebot For Kindle Dx

The PageBot for Kindle DX is a switch interface for the Amazon Kindle eBook reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s Kindle DX, including both of the original white models. It enable individuals who cannot hold the Kindle or pr

Pagebot For Kindle Keyboard

The PageBot for Kindle Keyboard is a control switch interface for the Amazon Kindle electronic book reader, designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, arthritis, or repetitive strain injury. This switch interface works with all models of Amazon’s 3rd Generation Kindle, including the international wireless, WiFi, and Special Offer m

Palm Grip Contracture Cushion (Model Vm0080)

The Palm Grip Contracture Cushion, model VM-0080, is a finger and hand exerciser designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities, stroke or spinal cord injury. The grip cushion is designed to exercise the hand or help stop finger contractures. This Latex-free cushion is gently secured with a elastic band.

Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch (Model 7023)

The Panda Peek-A-Boo Switch is a touch switch designed for use by children with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities. Intended to encourage children to increase pincher grasp use, this switch activates a connected toy when the user flips open the panda's paws. This switch has suction cups for attaching to any smooth surface. DIMENSIONS(HxWxD): 3 x 7 x 5 inches.

Panda Switch (Model 9032)

The Panda Switch, model 9032, is a touch switch designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The switch is designed to fit a child’s hand and pessing on either of the panda’s ears will activate a connected device. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 3.5 x 2 inches.

Papootouch+

The PapooTouch+ is a handheld direct selection, scanning and symbolic communicator designed for use with one or two switches (not included). The PapooTouch Plus is intended for use by people with communication and speech disabilities who also have fine motor, neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or other conditions, such as cerebral palsy, brain injury, stroke or multiple sclerosis, that may affect one's ability to hold the device and operate its touch screen. This commu

Patient-Lift Floor Sling (Model 4000)

The Patient-lift Floor Sling, model 4000, is a transfer lift sling designed for use with individuals with balance, mobility, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This sling is designed specifically to aid in transfers from the floor and allows for even weight distribution to alleviate pressure points. This sling is also useful for transfers from beds to gurneys. SIZES: Small, medium, large, or extra-large.

Paw Switch (Model 5586)

The Paw Switch is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Designed to encourage bilateral hand usage, this switch offers three-way output. Activating the right or left paw-shaped switch operates one or two connected toys. To operate the third device, both switches must be activated simultaneously. DIMENSIONS(WxD): 11.5 x 5 inches. The paw-shaped plates are 3 inches.

Pediatric / Small Adult Shower Chair (Model 115-3Tw-Ss-Rh)

The Pediatric/Small Adult Shower Chair, model 115-3TW-SS-RH, is a shower chair and commode with casters designed for use by children or small adults with balance or mobility disabilities. This chair has a frame made of PVC plastic with a padded back, a commode seat, and threaded stem casters. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): Frame is 36 x 16 x 19 inches. The seat height is 18 inches and the seat width is 15 inches. Casters are 1.25 inches wide x 3 inches in diameter. CAPACITY: 300 pounds. COLOR: Frame is whi

Pediatric Bucket Seat

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Pediatric Bucket Seat is a quick and simple floor seating solution for young children with balance, mobility or neurological disabilities who need a little extra support. For safety reasons, this seat should ONLY be used on the floor.

Pediatric Utensil Holder (Model 10002)

The Pediatric Utensil Holder, model 10002, is a utensil holder and grasping aid designed for use by children with eating, upper extremity, or grasping disabilities. The utensil is attached to a nylon D-ring thumb loop that can be adjusted to fit with a Velcro fastener strap. The utensil holding pocket accommodates most standard-width utensil handles. COLOR: Red, green, blue, and yellow.

Pen Grip

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with ALS to hold a pen. The Pen grip provided extra strength between thumb and forefinger to enable the user to hold the pen in place and write. The grip is made from a quarter-inch strip of splint plastic that becomes pliable when heated in near boiling water (available at medical supply stores). Each grip needs to be custom shaped (with trial and error) according to the user's gripping style and strength. Each arm of the grip comes arou

Penagain Twist 'n Write Pencil

The PenAgain Twist 'n Write Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by children with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Sized specifically for children, the wishbone shape supports the index finger while the pencil is supported by the thumb, eliminating the need to grasp or squeeze the pencil. The shape reinforces the tripod grasp. A thick, #2 two-millimeter (mm) pencil lead provides for long lasting write-out and never needs sharpening. Twisting the tip exposes mor

Pencil Grip Trainer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities in learning the proper grasp of a pencil for writing tasks. The child uses the ring finger and little finger to hold a small amount of rolled up tissue or putty in the palm of the hand while doing a writing task, promoting the appropriate grasp without verbal reminders. MATERIALS: Putty or tissue and pencil. AUTHOR: Turner, G. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits

Personal Assistance Voice Dialer

The Personal Assistance Voice Dialer is an emergency alert system designed for use by seniors or individuals with mobility disabilities. The system includes a heart-shaped pendant worn by the user. In case of an emergency, the user presses a button on the wireless, water-resistant pendant to trigger an alarm. When an alarm is triggered, a built-in 85 decibel (dB) siren sounds, lights flash, and up to four telephone numbers are called. The system plays a recorded message and also transmits from a

Personal Energy Transportation (PET)

Personal Energy Transportation (PET) is designed for use by individuals with limited lower extremity mobility associated with contractures, congenital absence of lower limbs, phocomelia or cerebral palsy and who reside in outpost areas with limited access to adaptive equipment. The PET is a hand-cranked model with sturdy tires made out of wheelbarrow wheels and solid rubber tires. There are three versions available: Child & adult crank sizes and Pull PETs for those who do not have upper body

Personal Tilt Desk

Personal Tilt Desk is designed for use by individuals using a wheelchair and those who need an adjustable desk. The Personal Tilt Desk is adjustable in height and also includes a cut out for additional stability. It is available in mobile or static versions. The Personal Tilt Desk top tilts to provide options for supporting and positioning objects in relation to the child.

Pfd-A (Personal Flotation Device-Adapted)

PFD-A (Personal Flotation Device-Adapted) is a personal floatation device designed for children and adults with severe physical disabilities. This swimming aid maintains the user's body stretched out in a dorsal position, stabilizes the body in case of involuntary reflexes and uncontrollable movements, and helps keep the user's face completely out of the water. SIZES: Extra-small (fits individuals weighing 18 to 35 pounds), small (fits individuals weighing 30 to 45 pounds), medium (fits individ

Pharmacy Signs And Words

Pharmacy Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. Three general videos give step-by-step instructions on using a pharmacy, getting medications, and making payment. Also included in this 80 signs and words program are the following general categories: Terms(clerk, dose); symptoms This program teaches 80 signs and words program.(cold, chills, cut); health care (aspirin, cough

Pickup truck unloader

The Pickup Truck Unloader is used by workers arm amputation, back injury, balance/core stability, cerebral palsy (CP), COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), diabetes/diabetic neuropathy, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, fused vertebrae, heart disease, stroke, and osteoarthritis to unload bulk materials without bending, climbing or shoveling. A mesh mat is spread out on the floor of the empty pickup truck.  Materials are then loaded into the truck on top of the mat.  Once transport

Pictoshow

PictoShow is a communication book and medical information organizer designed for use by emergency responders and medical professionals. This software enables professionals to create pictogram pages regarding medical emergencies and accidents for communication with individuals who are deaf, non-verbal, or who have speech or cognitive or communication disabilities. Pages can be marked and later photocopied as a permanent record. When pages are laminated and bound with a plastic coil binding, they

Pig Popper

The Pig Popper is a hand and finger exerciser designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The rubbery pig holds a foam ball in its mouth and when the pig's belly is squeezed, the ball is sent flying. The set includes six foam balls with storage bag.

Pilot One

The Pilot One is a voice controlled Environmental Control Unit (ECU) designed for use by individuals with limited mobility due to Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injuries or Strokes. Pilot One controls any infrared (IR) device in the home or facility, including TV, cable, satellite, DVD, and new technology remotes such as Roku and Apple TV. Features include, pre-programmed menu structure, IR and X-10 interfaces, voice training with no computer required, graphic display, auditory and visual feedb

Pilot Pro

Pilot Pro is designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis or severe physical disabilities. It allows spoken commands for remote control of numerous devices in multiple environments. Users can control a television, telephone, lights, door systems, and more with simple, intuitive commands like, "TV... On" or "Channel... Up". Pilot Pro is portable and programmable, meeting the needs of users at home, in the office, or within a healthcare facility. It is designed to be

Plantar Fasciitis Hot/cold Therapy Roller

The Plantar Fasciitis Hot/Cold Therapy Roller is a therapeutic hot/cold roller that massages and stretches the arch of the foot to reduce the pain of plantar fasciitis. This product has an hourglass shape, three convex surfaces that provide a firm grip, and a stable base to loosen the plantar fascia tissue. The device can be used at room temperature. The roller also can be warmed in water or chilled in the freezer. Clean its antimicrobial surface with soap and water.

Plastic Bottle Ring Toss

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children use their hand and eye coordination. They will use fine motor skills while grasping the rings. They will use gross motor skills to throw the rings onto the bottle.

Plastic Food Bumper Guard (Model Cmi100)

The Plastic Food Bumper Guard, model CMI100, is a food guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who eat with one hand. The guard is clipped around a circular plate to aid in keeping food on the plate and in scooping food onto utensils. The unit is lightweight and dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The guard is 1.25 inches high and fits 9- to 11-inch diameter plates. COLOR: Translucent or white.,

Plastic Multi Opener (Model Ha-4289)

The Plastic Multi Opener, model HA-4289, is a can or bottle opener designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. This device can be used to open aluminum can tabs, as well as twist resalable and pressure sealed bottle caps. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 15 x 145 x 46 millimeters. WEIGHT: 21 grams.

Plastic Plate Guard (Model Ha-4250)

The Plastic Plate Guard, model HA-4250, is a food guard designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, stroke, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This removable plastic plate guard fits tightly around the rim of any circular plate 200 to 300 millimeters in diameter. The edge is curved to help keep food on the plate. DIMENSIONS (HxL): 42 x 150 millimeters. WEIGHT: 33 grams.

Plate Guard (Models Ha-4251 & Ha-4252)

The Plate Guard is a food guard designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. To prevent food from slipping between the guard and the plate, it stays firmly in place even as food is being scooped up against it. DIMENSIONS: This guard fits plates with diameters of 8.5 to 10 inches (model HA-4251) or 10 to 11 inches (model HA-4252). WEIGHT: 68 grams (model HA-4251) or 105 grams (model HA-4252).

Playing Card Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities to play cards. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a set of four playing card holders. The base is formed of 1 x 2 inch lumber and two pieces of molding are glued to the top with a slot in between to hold the cards. MATERIALS: Four foot long piece of 1 x 2 inch lumber, an eight foot long piece

Playshaper

PlayShaper® is a play structured scaled for preschoolers ages 6-23 months learning to crawl, walk and about the location of objects and object permanence. These play systems invite youngsters to develop their physical skills while learning the social skills needed for community life. Cooperative play and shared imagination are encouraged. Kids receive interactive sensory experiences through inviting climbing challenges. Colorful learning panels encourage creativity while building cognitive ski

Playshaper

PlayShaper® is a play structured scaled for preschoolers ages 6-23 months learning to crawl, walk and about the location of objects and object permanence. These play systems invite youngsters to develop their physical skills while learning the social skills needed for community life. Cooperative play and shared imagination are encouraged. Kids receive interactive sensory experiences through inviting climbing challenges. Colorful learning panels encourage creativity while building cognitive sk

Playshaper®

PlayShaper is a play structured scaled for preschoolers ages 6-23 months learning to crawl, walk and about the location of objects and object permanence. These play systems invite youngsters to develop their physical skills while learning the social skills needed for community life. Cooperative play and shared imagination are encouraged. Kids receive interactive sensory experiences through inviting climbing challenges. Colorful learning panels encourage creativity while building cognitive skil

Plinths

Smirthwaite’s stacking Plinths are structures used in the school and home environments for individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities working on posture, balance, transfers and other therapeutic exercises. OPTIONS: Folding Leg Plinths, Quick Fix Plinth Tray, Quick Fix Vertical & Horizontal Handrails, Plinth Half Coverboards, and Suction Hand Grips are some of options available for the plinth. SIZES: 1, 2, 3, 4. DIMENSIONS : Size 1 Length 1070, Width 665; Size 2 1500, Width 745;

Pocketdresser

The PocketDresser is a combination buttonhook, zipper pull, and button aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The device incorporates a large buttonhook, a small buttonhook, a zipper pick, and a closed loop buttoning aid, all of which fold into a pocket-knife-style handle. The zipper pick functions as a zipper pull and can be used to free a burried zipper tab or untie knotted shoelaces. A spring-tensioned design secures the tools to the handle and al

Pointsmart

PointSmart is mouse modification software designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This software program enables the user to slow down the speed of the cursor. Other features include Automatic Direction Control, which allows users to touch or bump the pointing device in the direction they wish the cursor to move and the cursor will continue to move until the mouse is touched again and then it will stop. This softwa

Poker Chip Dispenser

PROTOTYPE --- PURPOSE: To design and construct a poker chip dispenser that eases the stacking and dispersion of chips for an individual with cerebral palsy. A unit with the capacity to hold 240 chips, incorporating slide ramp technology was designed. The unit was required to be mobile, functional, and to fit within a table space of 1.5 inches by 1.5 inches. Design goals included: 1) minimizing moving parts to ensure function and durability; 2) developing a compact unit to assist in mobility and

Polar Fleece Poncho (Model 180)

The Polar Fleece Poncho, model 180, is a poncho designed for wear by men or women who use wheelchairs. This poncho provides full lap and knee coverage when seated, with a short back so that users do not sit on excess fabric. Side tabs at the armholes prevent the cape from opening at the sides, to avoid touching or getting stuck in wheelchair wheels. The user can put the poncho on while leaning forward without standing. It is made of 100 percent polyester and 12.5-ounce Ziro-Tec fleece. The ponch

Polartec Fleece Fling (Model 320)

The Polartec Fleece Fling, model 320, is a cape designed for women or girls with mobility or severe physical disabilities. Made of Polartec fleece, this cape has two deep pockets and is longer in front and shorter in back for the seated figure. This cape goes on over the head without arm insertion and has a front zipper and neck ribbing. OPTIONS: Matching cloche hat. SIZES: One size. DIMENSIONS: The front is 35 inches long and the back is 24 inches long. The zipper is 12 inches long. COLOR: Red,

Polartec Thumbless Mittens

The Polartec Thumbless Mittens are mittens designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities, contractures of the hand, or spinal cord injury. These mittens have long cuffs to cover the forearm and no thumb to enable them to slide on over the hand from the side. Made of 200 weight Polartec fleece, these mittens zip up the side and have elastic at the wrist. SIZES: Child Small (4-inch hand); Child Medium (5-inch hand); Child Large (6-inch hand); P

Ponchita

The Ponchita is a capelet or shawl designed for wear by individuals who use wheelchairs. Designed specifically for the seated figure, this poncho is available in sweatshirt fleece or Polartec and goes on over the head and reaches to the waist, requiring no arm insertion. SIZE: One size. COLOR: Navy, fuschia, gray, or turquoise.

Pool Lift

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a person who uses a wheelchair to use an in-ground pool. When the pool under construction, a three-inch pipe was installed in the concrete deck. A bracket was fabricated to attach an engine puller to the pipe. Straps from a transfer lift support the user as the engine puller lifts him/her from the wheelchair, positions the user over the pool, and lowers him/her into the water. MATERIALS: Pipe, bracket, engine puller, and lift straps. TOOLS: Shop tools.

Pool Playtime

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children use adapted tools to support interactive pool play.

Pool Ramp

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with mobility disabilities to access a pool either while walking or using a wheelchair. This ramp was constructed as part of the in-ground pool as part of the shell. Made of premium plaster to prevent cracking and crumbling, the ramp is enclosed by a deck railing for support while walking. The deck was also ramped to meet the doorway of the user’s home in anticipation of a future need for a wheelchair. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. JOURNAL: Quest.

Pop-A-Shot Sit Down/wheelchair Or Handicapped Standup Electronic Basketball Game

The Pop-A-Shot Sit Down/Wheelchair or Handicapped Standup Electronic Basketball Game is a basketball game designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, mobility, lower extremity, or cognitive disabilities or spinal cord injury. Intended to improve hand-eye coordination, increase arm strength and stamina, and improve grip, this game consists of a basketball goal mounted at the end of a net enclosure with a net "dome" just above the basket. The frame is designed with leg room under for sea

Pop-Up Animal Bubbler

The Pop-Up Animal Bubbler is an oral motor planning activity designed for use by children and asdults with oral motor, neurological, fine motor, or respiratory disabilities. This plastic bear-shaped, bubble container has a built-in bubble wand that pops up when the animal's belly is gently squeezed, prompting repetitive hand and finger activity while blowing bubbles to enhance oral motor activity. The Bubbler contains eight ounces of bubble solution and comes in assorted animal shapes. COLOR: As

Portable Communicator For The Visually Impaired

The Portable Communicator for the Visually Impaired is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and visual disabilities. This device offers 12 levels with a total of 600 seconds of recording time and can be accessed using two to eight large selection fields (the number of fields is adjustable as user needs change). Messages can be selected using direct selection or four scanning modes (inverse, automatic, two-switch, and step). This communica

Portable Seat For Archery

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To create a portable seat to assist an individual with cerebral palsy who competes in international archery competitions. The seat meets international requirements such as not having the legs dig into the ground and occupying only the amount of specified in the rules. The three-legged chair stands independently and enables the user to have his feet on the ground. The legs are made from powder-coated 19 millimeter steel tubing and meet at a central point under the seat

Positioning Aid

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist a four-year-old child with muscular dystrophy with floor sitting. The child is unable to sit independently, so a large plastic laundry basket is used as a positioning aid and also keeps toys nearby, enabling him to interact with his peers. For additional support, the basket can be placed against a wall. MATERIALS: Laundry basket. AUTHOR: Howell, E. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/atideas/PD/SH_PD6.pdf R

Posture Assisted Lying Systems (PAL)

Posture Assisted Lying Systems (PAL) is designed for posture management in children with limited mobility as a result of cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or stroke.  It is designed to be transported. The block helps to support the hips in lying and consists of a central wedge, adjustable supports for legs and a pelvic strap. The material is breathable, washable and bacteria resistant.  While children are using the block, their position can be changed without removing components. It can be

Posture Corrective Heel Cups

The posture corrective heel cups are designed for persons with disabilities that affect a person’s gait (walking) and specifically these heel inserts are to correct pronation and supination. Thicker portion on the inside of the heel if pronating. Place the thicker portion on the outside of the heel in supinating or turning out. One pair is $29.99 and two pair is 55.98.

Potty Shield

The Potty Shield is a toileting aid designed for use by men and boys with physical disabilities. This removable device sits on the rim of the toilet and, once the seat has been lifted, converts the toilet into a urinal. The unit can be placed on or removed from the toilet as needed by the user or a caregiver. After use, unit can be sanitized with a disposable wipe or mild soap and water solution. A floor mat is included.

Pouring Cup On Stand (Model 20)

The Pouring Cup on Stand, model 20, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This stand-mounted pouring cup allows the user to pour liquids or flour into a container by activating a switch. A second switch returns the cup to an upright position. Cups are marked for measuring, and removable for cleaning. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. OPTION: Replacement cup set with of 2 modified and 2 bottom cups (20X). DIMENSIONS (HxLx

Power Buddy

The Power Buddy is a USB charger for powered wheelchairs and wheelchair light designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility or severe physical disabilities. The unit plugs into the charger port of the wheelchair controller and enables the user to charge cell phones, MP3 players, tablet computers, and other USB devices while in the wheelchair. A universal USB adapter is included. The unit is equipped with a flexible gooseneck to enable positioning to meet the user's needs. The un

Powered Oven Lifter

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with only partial use of the left hand and balance disabilities to transport food from the stove or oven to the counter or the table. The foundation of the lift was an existing overbed table that was rebuilt for kitchen use. The table section was relocated to allow for continuous elevations from 19 to 37 inches from the floor. The original top was removed and a new top fitted to the original brackets, after they were cut and rewelded at a

Powered Person-Lifter

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for a caregiver to lift an individual with multiple sclerosis from the floor after a fall. This lift has a frame made of welded rectangular hollow steel and a three-sided base which is closed at the rear of the device and open at the front. Casters were installed on the two closed corners and on the two open ends, with the casters on the open ends set outside the frame to leave room for the lift seat to move. The rear casters are equipped with brake

Powered Standing Frame

Powered Standing Frame is designed for use by individuals with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, motor neuron disease, stroke, generalized weakness and spinal cord injuries.  The knees are placed against a deep, well-padded knee support. The pressure is absorbed by the sling at the back of the user’s thighs. The knees merely act as a hinge point and take marginal pressure. The power for the lift is derived from a standard 240 volt domestic type supply which in turn powers an actuator house

Powered Trigger Mechanism (Model TM100)

The Powered Trigger Mechanism, model TM100, is a trigger activator designed for use by people with fine motor, neuromuscular or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis or spinal cord injury. Designed for use by individuals who are unable to pull the trigger on a firearm, this device has three components: The electric activator that mounts inside a standard trigger guard; the control box that attaches to the stock of the gun with a Velcro strap; and a suction tube that extends from the control

Powergrip Assisted Grasping Orthosis

The PowerGrip Assisted Grasp Orthosis is a powered prehension orthosis designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke, cerebral palsy (CP), multiple sclerosis (MS), or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This electric powered wrist-hand orthosis can provide a user with limited wrist extension strength the ability to pick up, grasp, hold, and manipulate objects. This orthosis can be used for eating, shaving, brushing

Powerhouse Home

The Powerhouse Home is an environmental control system designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury, severe physical disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. This system enables the user to control an unlimited number of lights, appliances, heating and cooling systems, infrared devices (home entertainment components), electric beds, home security systems, X10 devices, and countless other devices by voice command. One device or groups of devices can be controlled with a single co

Powerlink 4 Control Unit

The PowerLink 4 Control Unit is a control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. This unit enables switch users to control up to two electrical appliances with single switches. Six modes of control allow the user to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on. The unit accepts any single switch, including AbleNet’s Big or Jelly Beamer wireless switches (see separate entries). The unit is se

Pram (Stroller) Modifications

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted pram (stroller) for a mother with cerebral palsy. The individual chose a pram that was heavy in the front so that it did not require any extra weight or other anti-tilt mechanisms. However the pedal brakes were still a problem, as the individual could not lift her foot to operate them without the risk of falling over. The brakes were converted to a hand operation while making sure that the changes didn’t interfere with the

Prc Pneumatic Switch (Model Ps-3)

The PRC Pneumatic Switch, model PS-3, is a dual pneumatic (sip/puff) switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. Sipping on the mouthpiece attached to a tube activates one switch; puffing on the tube activates another. The change in the air pressure in the unit is transferred down the tube to a switching unit, thereby activating the switch. OPTIONS: Set of 10 extra puff tubes. DIMENSIONS: 24 inches long.

Premium Activity Hoops

These Premium Activity Hoops are designed for use by individuals that have mobility issues. They can be used for many different drills or exercises to work on proprioceptive and vestibular input. In addition, its design can be used for working on hopping, balancing, bilateral skills, motor planning, core body stability, lower extremity strength, etc. Set includes 5 clips for snapping the hoops together in all planes.

Premo Teeny Weenie Tongs

The Premo Teeny Weenie Tongs are a fine motor training kit designed for use with children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. These deluxe strawberry tongs serve as a pre-scissor and finger grasp skill training tool. Features include ribbed finger grips and an adjustable finger guard that keeps index fingers or thumbs in place.

Pressalit Care Fixed Changing Table

The Pressalit Care Fixed Changing Table is a changing table designed for use with children with multiple disabilities. This changing table is wall mounted at a fixed height and has a head support area that can be elevated. An integrated gas cylinder folds up the table when it is not in use. DIMENSIONS: Available in two lengths: 71 inches or 55 inches.

Pressalit Care Height Adjustable Changing Table

The Pressalit Care Height Adjustable Changing Table is a changing table is a changing table designed for use by children with multiple disabilities. This height-adjustable table has a head support area that can be elevated. It can be used for changing or bathing and has remote-controlled low-voltage operation for safe showering. When not in use, the table can be folded with an integrated gas cylinder. DIMENSIONS: Available in two lengths, 55 or 71 inches.

Pro Forma Matrix Wheelchair Seating And Positioning

Pro Forma Matrix Wheelchair Seating and Positioning are custom wheelchair back and seat supports designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This system offers offers total body contouring and wheelchair backs is light and strong, making custom wheelchair seating and positioning quicker and easier. The Pro Forma Matrix can be fitted to a wide range of users as preformed Direct Wheelchair Backs or Full Body Wheelchair Seating. The Pro Forma Matrix is supplied as rectangular sheets, pre-f

Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit

The Prop-It Speech Therapists' Travel Kit is a speech therapy kit containing a stand with bookholder and other items useful for assessment and training of individuals with speech disabilities. A collapsible plastic stand supports cards, mirrors, and magnetic boards. The stand has a ledge for holding papers and books, an adjustable band to keep books open, and adjustable supports to hold tall papers and books. The kit also includes a non-breakable mirror, a steel magnetic board with a dry erase w

Protac Ball Cushion

The Protac Ball Cushion is a sensory cushion designed to provide balance and sensory motor training to people who have difficulty sitting still due to concentration disorders, balance disorders, or sensitivity disorders. The cushion, which is made of polyester/cotton and filled with plastic balls, has a non-skid material sown on its back to prevent the cushion from sliding off the seat. When a person sits on the Ball Cushion, the cushion’s flexibility prompts the individual to move beyond his or

Protac Sensit

Protac SenSit is a sensory chair designed to stimulate the senses while simultaneously calming the body. The chair contains plastic balls in the seat, back and side cushions, and polystyrene balls on the bottom of the chair and in the neck cushion. Additionally, the cushions on either side of the chair (which are filled with plastic balls) are long enough that they can be positioned over the body. When an individual sits in the chair, the plastic and polystyrene balls press against the body’s pr

Prototye Bicycle

Prototye Bicycle is designed for people with limit basic motor skills such as balance and strength associated with cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, and acquired brain injuries independently ride a bicycle. This bike supports riders by helping them balance the bike with minimum effort to operate while looking like a standard bicycle. This helps the rider gain the independence and confidence to ride a bicycle without assistance.

Provale‚Ñ¢ Cup

The Provale™ Cup for Stroke and Dysphagia Patients, model RM058T, is a drinking cup designed for use by persons who had a stroke or patients who have dysphagia or individuals who have trouble swallowing. These cups deliver “small swallows®" of thin liquids with every drinking motion. This reduces risk of liquid aspiration, commonly known as “going down the wrong pipe.” Preset the portion of liquid dispensed from 3 milliliters to 15 milliliters. Ergonomic handle for secure grip. good nose cut to

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-101)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-101, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. When used with a sensor output and a power supply, this sensor gives the user switch access to a number of components using a 1/8 mono jack. POW

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-102)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-102, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. When used with a sensor output and a power supply, this sensor gives the user switch access to a number of components using a 1/8 mono jack. POW

Proximity Sensor (Model Prx-103)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-103, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This non-adjustable single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. This sensor ignores non-capacitive materials and is mountable on a headrest or tray. When used with a sensor output and a power s

Proximity Sensor (Prx-104)

The Proximity Sensor, model PRX-104, is a sensor switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This adjustable single-function switch requires no touch or pressure. This proximity switch can detect something that has an electronic capacitance, such as a hand or finger up to one-quarter inch away. This sensor ignores non-capacitive materials and is mountable on a headrest or tray. When used with a sensor output and a power suppl

Public Transportation Signs And Words

Public Transportation Sgns and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for getting around in the community, including arrivals, airport, ask for assistance, bus station, gate security check, count your change, tokens, and transfer. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Cor

Puffin the Sip-and-Puff Joystick Controller

Puffin the Sip-and-Puff Joystick Controller is a low-cost sip-and-puff joystick for persons with severe physical disabilities, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury that allows the user to control a smartphone, laptop or tablet. It is known to help people living with various disabilities, including paraplegia and cerebral palsy, diabetes, neuropathic facial pain and hearing and vision impairments. The overall design as well as the components include something to hold the mouse, a phys

Pull And Play Switch (Model 8042)

The Pull and Play Switch, model 8042, is a pull switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch mounts to a tabletop, wheelchair tray or bedrail for easy access. It comes with two interchangeable grips: a ball with holes and a T grip. A C-Clamp is included. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 21 x 7 inches.

Push & Go Crab (Model 3106)

The Push & Go Crab, model 3106, is a switch operated or touch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch (not included) causes this colorful crab to scuttle sideways. Its claws open and close, while its eyes move back and forth. The crab also plays three silly songs and three funny sound effects. This toy can also be activated by pushing on the shell. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS

Q Ramp

QRamp™ is a modular ramp designed to remove architectural barriers for individuals who use a wheelchair/scooter or have trouble climbing up and down stairs due to limited mobility. The QRamp provides a durable, ADA compliant, 360° non-slip surface that has a large bariatric load capacity. To assist you in the dark, QRamp™ has incorporated glow in the dark guides that are lined on the interior side beams. These photo-luminescent strips last up to 6 hours and help you safely enter or exit your ho

Quadmouse Mouth, Chin Or Tongue Mouse Controller

The QuadMouse is a chin, lip, or tongue switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, upper extremity amputation, or spinal cord injury. This switch allows access to a computer or other device with a 0.25-inch movement of chin, lips, or tongue. It connects to a device using a USB port. The QuadMouse allows the user to move the pointer and click, double click and right click using the built-in secondary joystick or the included ClickAssist software. It

Quick Caddy Beverage Holder

The Quick Caddy Beverage Holder is a wheelchair drink holder or cup holder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or walkers. This device consists of a strong stainless steel cage which mounts on any vertical or semi-vertical tube, rail, or pole using the attached flexible plastic mount with a hook-and-loop strap. The product comes with a foam "cozy" which securely holds soda cans or small water bottles. Without the cozy, the cage can carry larger 16-ounce glasses or larger water bo

Quick Cage Water Bottle Holder

The Quick Cage Water Bottle Holder is a wheelchair drink holder or cup holder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, walkers or crutches. This stainless steel water bottle cage mounts to any vertical or horizontal tube, rail, or pole using an attached flexible plastic mount and a hook-and-loop strap. The unit includes a 21-ounce water bottle with the Twofish unlimited insignia.

Quick Link Pen

Quick Link Pen is designed for use by with students with handwriting or keyboarding difficulties or anyone who needs to take notes and summarize documents quickly and efficiently. Users can store up to 500 pages of text at a time. It is equipped with a touch screen, stylus and an icon based menu. It is used like a highlighter that does not leave a mark on printed material. It will also read stored notes aloud. The Quick Link Pen comes complete with an American Heritage Dictionary to provide ins

Quick Release Mount (Model Qrm-2)

The Quick Release Mount, model QRM-2, is an accessory for mounting communication devices on wheelchairs. The mount holds the device firmly, yet allows removal with a flip of a lever. The mount is standard on most Prentke Romich mounting systems. OPTIONS: Adapters are available for Prentke Romich devices that use mounts from earlier wheelchair communication mounting kits, or any other mounting system using a 7/8 inch bar.

Quick Start Communication Kit

Quick Start Communication Kit is designed for assistive technology trainers and speech language pathologists working with children and adults with communication disorders associated with cerebral palsy, stroke, and autism.  The kit includes the following:

Quicktalker™ 12

QuickTalker™ 12 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 12 has 12 minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 2.17 x 1.68 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Quicktalker™ 7

QuickTalker™ 7 is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals with communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. It comes with multiple message locations and five separate recording levels. QuickTalker™ 7 has six minutes of record time. There is a built-in carrying handle for transportation. DIMENSIONS: Activation Surface 2.17 x 1.2 inches & 3.25 x 2.65 inches. COLOR: White. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Quicktalker™S

QuickTalker™ S is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. The QuickTalker S provides sequential communication and a proximity sensor activation surface that can be activated with a very light touch or by waiving a hand within 10-millimeters of it. Users activate QuickTalker S to play the first message and then activate again to play each additional message. It has 30 seconds of record time. DIMENSIONS: Ac

R / C Corvette (Model 8046)

The R\C Corvette, model 8046, is a battery-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The slightest touch on the oversized remote moves the car forward, backward, right and left. POWER: The remote uses 2 double-A batteries and the car uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 12 x 5 x 3.5 inches.

R / C Dino (Model 4523)

The R\C Dino, model 4523, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Turn on the Dino and it spins around in circles until the user hits and holds the connected capability switch (not included), which causes it to go in the direction it is facing. Release the switch and he spins again. POWER: The remote uses 2 triple-A batteries and the dino uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 7.5 x 5 x 3.5 inches.

R.e.a.l. Design By Myself

The R.E.A.L. Design By Myself™ Therapy System is an interlocking movement system. Its primary goal is to aid in the development of independent movement skills of young children with special needs. The By Myself Therapy System is a beneficial tool utilized by therapists to meet their clients’ developmental motor goals and ultimately, help them achieve independence. All components of the By Myself Therapy System are latex-free. The By Myself Therapy System comes with five individual equipment comp

Racing Wheelchair Stabilizer

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To facilitate transferring a child to a racing wheelchair. The unit has a plywood base with a pipe frame at the front to hold the front wheel; the front wheel is further secured with a Velcro strap. This stabilizes the racing wheelchair for ease of transfers in and out with one person assisting. The half-inch thick plywood base is made to the size of the wheelchair, and excess material is removed to create a lighter weight base. The pipe frame consists of one-in

Rain Poncho (Model 181)

The Rain Poncho, model 181, is a raincape designed for wear by men or women who use wheelchairs. This rain poncho has a long front to keep the lap and legs dry, with a short back to prevent sitting on excess fabric. There are two Velcro tabs on the bottom to secure the front of the poncho around the legs, and two waist straps to secure it around the body. The poncho can be put on while leaning forward without standing. Other features include a hood with adjustable cordlocks, and a back flap that

Raised Table Surface

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- Description: A raised, horizontal work surface, exactly the same size and shape as the lap tray or the cut-out desk that it is placed on. PURPOSE: To improve sitting posture and arm control during functional table-top tasks, for certain students who have severely increased tone, very low muscle tone, and/or severe muscle weakness. A student who requires a raised table surface often also benefits from using a lap tray or cut-out-desk so the arms are fully sup

Range Knob Turner

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities or grasping disabilities to turn a stove on and off. To adapt existing knobs, drill two small holes in the stove knob and in a short dowel. Line up the holes in the dowel with the holes in the knobs and secure the dowel with screws. A similar effect can be achieved by drilling a quarter-inch hole through the knob and inserting a short quarter-inch diameter dowel in the hole. MATERIALS: Dowel. TOOLS: Drill.

Rapper Snappers (Model W6381)

The Rapper Snappers is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. When bent these brightly colored accordion-like plastic tubes stretch, bend, and make weird sounds. They are feather-light and the user can twist and bend them into countless shapes and listen to their fascinating sounds. They come in a set of nine randomly colored, interlocking lengths. DIMENSIONS: Each length measures 14 inches (36cm) collapsed and 54 inches (137cm) extended.

Rc Cement Truck (Model 1361)

The RC Cement Truck, model 1361, is a switch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activating two capability switches makes the cement truck go straight, reverse, or spin. Two boulders and two construction horses are included. POWER: The truck requires three double-A batteries and the remote requires one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 9 x 5.5 x 7 inches.

Rc Skunk (Model 514)

The RC Skunk, model 514, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Special button switches cause the skunk to move forward and backwards and raise its tail.This toy can also be used to teach directionality. A capability switch is required but not included. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxH): 12 x 9 inches.

Reach

REACH (Remote Electronic Access & Control – Hands-Free) is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This system enables users to control dozens of products in the home by touching the screen, voice recognition, head mouse, or switch-scanning. For people for whom touch, voice, or head control are not options, the REACH system enables full control with slight movement of any body part. REACH scans

Reach Sound-It-Out Keyboard Pack

The REACH Sound-It-Out Keyboard Pack is an on-screen keyboard and word prediction program designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, learning, or severe physical disabilities. This program enables the user to type phonetically. This software enables the user to find and type the desired word by selecting the sounds in that word (e.g., the phonemes) rather than the letters in that word. For example, the user points at the "ch" key and it says "ch ... chair" on the kid's phonetic keybo

Recaro

Recaro is a car seat designed for use with children weighing 9-36 kilograms with balance, neurological, or other physical disabilities. It is made out of an aluminum frame and offers additional contoured seat padding, lateral support and adjustability. Additional features include anatomical seat padding with leg support and an adjustable back height and seat depth. The width of the shoulder pads is adjustable and it comes with a standard 5-point safety harness with simplified central adjustmen

Receive Micro

Receive Micro is a designed for user’s who have difficulty using their hands and fingers to “touch” or “swipe” the screen on the Android tablet. The Receive Micro provides access to most tablets (e.g. Nexus, Sony, Motorola etc.) with micro-USB sockets. Not compatible with Android Tablets without a powered USB port such as the Kindle Fire. It provides wireless connection of any SimplyWorks transmitters (it-Switch, it-Roll, it-Stick, it-Keys) with a range in excess of 10 meters. The Receive Mic

Recorder Holder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for a child with cerebral palsy to play the recorder. A two-part holder was creared using clear acrylic. The first part of the holder was a column of two-millimeter wide acrylic disks joined by a thin strip of acrylic. Each disk has a hole in the center, varying slightly in size to adjust for the instrument's tapered shape, creating frets about eight millimeters in diameter to guide the player's fingers. The finger guide was nounted on a stand with

Recumbent Tricycle

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with spastic quadriplegia and vision and intellectual disabilities to cycle for exercise. The basic structure of the three-wheeled cycle was created using the front half of a 12-inch bicycle and the back half of a 16-inch bicycle. The single back wheel was replaced with two wheels on an additional frame made of steel pipe. The seat was made from a full-size Namco plastic seat shell mounted to the new cycle frame. Pressing a small lever under th

Rehabilitation Cushion System

The Rehabilitation Cushion System is a set of positioning wedges designed for positioning children and adults with physical disabilities for therapeutic exercise. The system consists of two large wedges and two small wedges that lock together with Velcro fasteners. The cushions are made from dense urethane foam covered with stain-and flame-resistant vinyl fabric. DIMENSIONS: The large wedges are 31 x 27 x 14 x 20 inches and the small wedges are 16 x 14 x 8 x 20 inches wide. Fastened togethe the

Rehabilitation Table

The Rehabilitation Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. The base is equipped with a modesty panel and is constructed of 18 gauge steel. The table has a laminate top with a raised edge and a cutout for access. The tilt angle adjusts from 0 to 35 degrees. The table has four caster for mobility and two of the casters lock. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): The top is 0.75 x 30 x 40 inches. Table height adjusts from 29 to 44 inches. COLOR: Grey top

Reinforced Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide seating for a child with multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy and intellectual disabilities, who rocked when seated. The chair needed to be strong enough to be difficult to rock and to be able to withstand any rocking motion generated while providing the needed positioning for eating and other activities. The chair base and frame were made of solid Tasmanian oak, with joints that are both screwed and glued. The seat, back, and base covering were

Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier With Wooden Frame Table

The Reizen Foldable Hands Free Magnifier with Wooden Frame Table is designed for use by people with blind or low vision. It allows for hands free use and magnifies 3x the size of whatever it’s over. Collapsible, wooden frame. Portable.

Remote Control Police Car (Model 1099)

The Remote Control Police Car, model 1099, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. Activate connected capability switches (not included) or the round remote controller and this easy-to-operate police car moves forward and spins in circles. POWER: The car uses 3 double-A batteries and the remote uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11 x 6 x 7 inches.

Remote Elevator Control

CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To create a remote control for a school elevator for a student with mobility disabilities. In order to keep the general school population from using the elevator, a security lock was installed. The student’s disability prevented him from using the key to that lock, preventing him from using the elevator. A customized adaptation was created using a battery-operated radio remote switch which was installed to bypass both the security switch and the call button. Pu

Remote Holder

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to operate a Logitech Harmony Universal Remote for an entertainment system. This remote has a touch screen and many small buttons near its edges. The individual is unable to hold the controller, but he can push the buttons. The user needed a holder for the controller that he could operate by himself, placed where he could get to it in his wheelchair and where it would point to all the devices to be contro

Remy From Ratatouille

Remy from Ratatouille is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. This remote controlled mouse from the Disney movie "Ratatouille" features a cheese wheel shaped remote that has been adapted for use with a single capability switch (required but not included). POWER: Uses four double-A batteries.

Restaurant Signs And Words

Restaurant Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 240 signs and words which are essential for dining out. Categories include types of restaurants (buffet, deli, coffee shop); arriving (booth, closed, counter); ordering (daily special, entree, menu); eating utensils (bowl, fork, knife); paying (bill, cash, change); breakfast (bacon, cereal, eggs); lunch

Rib-It-Ball

The Rib-It-Ball is a large textured ball designed for use by children with low vision or fine motor, grasping, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This lightweight ball consists of an air bladder encased in denier nylon with Velcro closures. Nylon-covered closed-cell-foam ribs on the ball's surface aid in grasping and throwing and prevent the ball from rolling out of reach. High-contrast colors aid in visibility. DIMENSIONS: 14, 18, or 30 inches in disameter.

Ribbon Bands

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To allow children with limited fine motor and grasping skill participate in gross motor play with ribbon. The children can slip the bands over their hands instead of using their hands to grasp and hold a narrow stick. MATERIALS: 1 1/2 yards of colored ribbon any length, about 6 to 7 inches of 1/2 inch elastic band for each band. DIRECTIONS: 1.Take a yard and a half of ribbon and cut into two uneven lengths. 2.Place the ribbon on the inside of the ela

Rifton Ranger (Model R130)

The Rifton Ranger is a leg-propelled tricycle designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This three-wheeled cycle features self-leveling pedals with sandals, an adjustable back support with chest belt, a seat belt, a square loop padded handle bar, reflectors, and a snap-out storage tray between the rear wheels. OPTIONS: Communication trays (two sizes), adjustable abductor, trunk support system, a guide bar, and optional handbrake. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 40 x 52 x 27 inches. The dis

Rifton Advancement Chair (Models R901, R902, & R903)

The Rifton Advancement Chair is a modular seating system that promotes functional sitting for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair provides total support for people with little motor control or muscular strength. As sitting skills and strength are gained, this modular chair can be configured for decreased support. Adjustable arm prompts accommodate variable positioning, and assist in supporting posture for users that are unable to hold themselves upright for periods

Rifton Compass Chair (Models E310, E320, E330, E340, & E350)

The Compass Chair is an ergonomic posture chair designed to provide support and positioning for children with mild physical disabilities. The armrests are high enough to provide upper body support and encourage self-supportive sitting, yet short so that the chair can be brought right up to a table or desk. The "hug" feel of the circular armrests provides a sense of security and boundary and enables the child to concentrate. The ergonomic curves of the Compass Chair promote correct posture. OPT

Rifton Corner Floor Sitter (Models E610 & E620)

The Corner Floor Sitter is a floor corner chair designed for use by children with balance, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. Designed to provide positioning for children who need trunk support while sitting on the floor, this chair is made of laminated hardwood and has a padded, three-sided back, an adjustable hip strap, and a padded chest strap that can be placed at varying heights. Stabilizers assure a secure, non-tip base. OPTIONS: Abductor. SIZES: Model E610 is small and model E

Rifton Extra-Small Dynamic Stander (Model K110)

The Rifton Extra-Small Dynamic Stander, model K110, is a mobile standing aid designed for use by children 25 to 32 inches tall with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. The stander comes with a contoured body support, straps, seat pad, and fleece that can be adjusted to accommodate users with zero to full weight-bearing abilities. Its wide standing platform helps the user to spread his or her legs for hip development, or to accommodate leg braces. The platform is free of obstruction to faci

Rifton Large Dynamic Stander (Model K170)

The Rifton Large Dynamic Stander, model K170, is a mobile standing aid designed for use by children and adults with lower extremity disabilities. The stander comes with a contoured padded body support, straps, seat pad, and fleece, and contoured padded body support that can be adjusted to accommodate users with zero to full weight-bearing abilities. Its wide standing platform helps the user to spread his or her legs for hip development, or to accommodate leg braces. The platform is free of obstr

Rifton Low Back Mobile Chair (Models R622 & R623)

The Low Back Mobile Chair is a positioning chair designed for use by children with neurological or physical disabilities who need lower body support. Both models include the mobile chair frame with either tilt or tilt and seat spring action, low backrest and a push handle, pads, armrests, and footboard and sandals. The seat is height- and depth-adjustable. The chair features a contoured seat and angle-adjustable backrest with pads, a hip strap that clips into the chair at a variety of positions

Rifton Medium Dynamic Stander (Model K150)

The Rifton Medium Dynamic Stander, model K150, is a mobile standing aid designed for use by children with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This stander comes with straps, seat pad, and fleece, and a contoured padded body that can be adjusted to accommodate users with zero to full weight-bearing abilities. Its wide standing platform helps the user to spread his or her legs for hip development, or to accommodate leg braces. The platform is free of obstruction to facilitate placing the chi

Rifton Multidesk (Models E270 & E280)

The Rifton MultiDesk, models E270 and E280, is an accessible table designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Available with a tilt or fixed flat top, these tables have curved cutouts for access and are height adjustable without tools. The tilt-top models have a table top that tilts upward with a double-latching mechanism in 5-degree increments, from 0 to 30 degrees. A book ledge keeps items positioned when top is tilted. OPTIONS: Three- or five-inch deep top-opening book boxes that at

Rifton Rustler Tricycle (Model R120)

The Rifton Rustler, model R120, is a leg-propelled tricycle designed for use by children with mobility disabilities. The tricycle features self-leveling pedals with sandals, an adjustable back support with chest belt, a seat belt, a square loop padded handle bar, reflectors, and a snap-out storage tray between the rear wheels. OPTIONS: Communication tray, abductor, trunk support system, and a guide bar. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 45 x 27 x 37 inches. The distance from the seat center to the extended pe

Rifton Small Dynamic Stander (Model K130)

The Rifton Small Dynamic Stander, Model K130, is a mobile standing aid designed for use by children with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This stander comes with straps, seat pad, and fleece, and contoured padded body that can be adjusted to accommodate users with zero to full weight-bearing abilities. Its wide standing platform helps the user to spread his or her legs for hip development, or to accommodate leg braces. The platform is free of obstruction to facilitate placing the child

Rifton Sololift (Model R710)

The Rifton SoloLift, model R710, is a powered transfer lift designed for use with individuals up to 76 inches tall with moderate to severe physical disabilities. This transfer device features the SoloVest which is made from medical-grade anti-microbial and anti-slip material and allows for a snug and comfortable above-the-waist lift. The low-profile lift arm lifts in a natural sit-to-stand arc and the swivel lock enables the individual to be transferred to a front loading device. The U-shaped ba

Rifton Solovest (Models 701, 702, & 703)

The Rifton SoloVest is a transfer lift accessory designed for use with individuals up to 76 inches tall with moderate to severe physical disabilities. This transfer vest is made from medical-grade anti-microbial and anti-slip material and allows for a snug and comfortable above-the-waist lift. This vest can be used with the Rifton SoloLift (see separate entry) and with other transfer lifts. SIZES: Small to fit 22- to 34-inch trunk girth, medium to fit 28- to 40-inch trunk girth, and large to fit

Rifton Supine Stander (Model E420)

The Rifton Supine Stander, Model E420, is a supine stander designed to provide supported standing for children and adults with mobility disabilities. Designed for users 30 to 50 inches tall, this padded wooden board includes a height-adjustable footboard, armrests, head blocks, and lateral support blocks that slide out of the way during transfers. The armrests can be positioned anywhere along the frame and the variable armrest tilt helps control upper body posture. The board is also equipped wit

Rifton Toddler Chair (Models E760, E770, & E780)

The Rifton Toddler Chairs are positioning chairs designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of solid maple, these chairs are designed to encourage normal posture while discouraging abnormal patterns. The calf rest swings and locks at the desired angle for varying degrees of knee flexion. The footrests adjust separately for vertical height position, and can pivot out of the way to facilitate transfers. All models include a hip strap. OPTIONS: Tray, suction cup

Rifton Wrangler Large Tricycle (Model R140)

The Rifton Wrangler Large Tricycle, Model R140, is an adult tricycle designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This tricycle features self-leveling pedals with sandals, an adjustable back support with chest belt, a seat belt, a choice of a conventional handle bar or a square loop padded handle bar, reflectors, a snap-out storage tray between the rear wheels, and a handbrake. OPTIONS: Communication trays, adjustable abductor, trunk support system, and a guide bar. DIMENSIONS (Lx

Right / Left Reversible Handrail (Models Rt124, Rt126, & Rt128)

The Right/Left Reversible Handrail is a wall grab bar designed for use in bathrooms by individuals with balance, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities. The hand rail has veritcal and horizontal bars, and is right/left reversible. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 762 x 475 millimeters (model RT124); 762 x 762 millimeters (model RT126); or 762 x 1200 millimeters (model RT128). COLORS: White, red, dark blue, gray, or turquoise.

Right-Line Paper And Stop-Go Right-Line Paper (Models 90B10W, 90B10N & 90B10S)

Right-Line and Stop-Go Right-Line Paper is writing paper with raised lines designed for use by people who have difficulty staying within the lines of other writing paper such as individuals with upper extremity or fine motor disabilities or vision impairment. Both papers are printed on white stock. Right-Line paper has raised lines superimposed on printed green lines to allow the user to feel the line. Stop-Go Right-Line has red and green printed lines, with the raised line superimposed on the r

Rigistand

Rigistand is an adjustable stander for children with neuromuscular and physical mobility involvement. Standing not only provides alternative positioning for those who use wheelchairs or other seating systems, but also plays an important part in development and rehabilitation.

Rist Rite

The Rist Rite is a wrist support orthosis designed for use by individuals with wrist strain or weakness of the wrist. It provides added support to the wrist while lifting, using power hand tools or during other activities. This wrist support is made of neoprene and reinforced with Cordura nylon across the palm for long wear. It has one stay that stops short of the hand and fastens with a hook and loop closure. It is available for the right or left hand, and it is washable. SIZE: Small, medium, l

Robo Robbie (Model 759)

Robo Robbie, model 759, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This robot walks, talks, dances, and shoots safe foam discs out of his mouth. Robot functions are controlled with the large activation buttons on the special control system panel. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxW): The robot is 12 x 7.5 inches and the control panel is 4 x 15 x 12 inches deep.

Robotic Locker Opener

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a powered, remotely operated door opener for a high school locker for a student with muscular dystrophy. A pair of seniors, Micah Stuhldreher and Wyatt Smrcka, in a robotics class at Pinckney Community High School in Michigan used their school's resources to build a device that allows their classmate with muscular dystrophy to open his locker using a remote control from his wheelchair. Working with their robotics teacher, they fabricated moving parts a

Rock & Roll Mobile Rocking Chair

The Rock & Roll Mobile Rocking Chair is a rocking chair with a seating system and transport wheelchair designed to for use by adults with with balance, lower extremity, mobility or walking disabilities and others who cannot stand for long periods of time and must sit for significant periods. FRAME (LxW): 32.28 x 21.65 inches. The rocking mechanism of the Rock & Roll chair can be activated by the user or an attendant, and it is intended to alternate pressure points to reduce the risk of d

Rocker Knife (Model Ha-4190)

The Rocker Knife, model HA-4190, is a rocker knife with a builit-up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilitiies. The rounded knife blade utilizes a rocking motion to aid in cutting. DIMENSIONS: 210 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 82 grams.

Rocket Switch (Model 1676)

The Rocket Switch, model 1676, is a touch or pull switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. The user pushes the fingerholds or pulls the bead chains and the soft propeller roars into action while the vibrating rocket lights up and plays music. A connected toy or device is also activated. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 6 x 6 x 9.5 inches.

Rocking Ball

Rocking Ball is designed for use by children with low muscle tone who are working on strengthening core muscles and balance. With its simple design, children learn how to control and balance their bodies at their own pace. CAPACITY: Maximum user weight 220 lbs. COLOR: Red. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: Standard 2 year warranty.

Rocking Chair Adapter For Wheel Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To make it possible for a wheelchair to absorb the shocks from the involuntary backward and forward movements of a girl with cerebral palsy. This girl has broken parts of her chair several times previously. Instead of building a special rocking chair, it was decided to convert the wheelchair itself into a rocking chair. A device was built using 6-millimeter thick aluminium plate rolled to a suitable curve. The chair can be rolled onto the device and tied down. The devic

Rockstar Guitar Stand

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized guitar stand that attaches to a wheelchair for an adult male with cerebral palsy. The Rockstar guitar stand provides a safe and durable attachment for the user’s wheelchair which supports his electric guitar and keyboard. The device attaches to the armrest supports of the wheelchair and allows for adjustment of the guitar platform to the most comfortable position for the user. When brainstorming design ideas it was decided that

Rokka

The Rokka is a disc shaped play structure designed to help children with neurological and physical disabilities work on improving their balance while building physical confidence. The Rokka can be used as a fishing boat, a see-saw and a den. When it is turned upside down, it is a table and two chairs for eating or drawing, or a trip-trap bridge for some rudimentary stair-training. Playing together and collaborating allows children to develop social skills and practice turn taking and sharing

Roll And Swipe Switches (Models 3401, 3402, & 3403)

Roll and Swipe Switches (RASS) are touch switches designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. These switches can be activated either by slightly rolling the hand half an inch up the edge of the colorful switch or swiping at the animal in the center. These switches are available with a choice of two bees (sting switch, model 3402), a flying insect (flutter switch, model 3401), or a giraffe (long neck switch, model 3403) in the center

Rollz 2-In-1 Transporter

This Rollz 2-in-1 Transporter is designed for individuals who find it difficult to walk but can walk with the proper walking aid. This 2-in-1 transported is a walker and a wheelchair. The handles turn around to where they are supposed to be for an aid whom pushes the wheelchair. The handles turn back around to where they are supposed to be for using this product as a walker. It crosses doorsteps and curbs easily. Folds up easily to pack in the trunk or closet. Front wheels swivel 360 degrees. Fo

Roosevelt Car Seat

Roosevelt Car Seat is designed to promote safety and comfort for children with special health needs such as cerebral palsy, mobility and neurological disabilities. The Roosevelt Car Seat accommodates children weighing up to 115 lbs. or 62" tall, and can be used with either a lap belt or a lap shoulder belt combination, allowing you to use the Roosevelt Car Seat in any forward facing rear vehicle seat. The car seat is LATCH compliant for children up to 48 pounds, and includes an EZ-Tether connec

Rose Jacket

The Rose Jacket is a women’s jacket designed for use by women who use wheelchairs or who have difficulty dressing. The jacket features three mock buttons in front that gives the look of a buttoned jacket yet is easier to put on, a zipper on the bottom side seam for added room when robing or disrobing, and a high neck for trachea users. This jacket also has large neck and arm holes for added comfort and ease. This cropped-tyle jacket is designed not to interfere with wheelchair or crutches. SIZE

Round Group Therapy Table (Model Gpp-360)

The Round Group Therapy Table, model GPP-360, is a treatment table designed for use in therapy settings. The height-adjustable table has a laminate top and height adjustment is accomplished by pulling on the adjustment knob. To lower the table, the knob is pulled and gentle pressure is applied to the top. The table seats four or five individuals and accommodates most wheelchair styles. OPTIONS: Casters. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 24 to 36 inches and the table surface is 36 inches in dia

Royal Ada-Compatible Desk

The Royal ADA-Compatible Desk is an adapted student desk designed for classroom use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This wheelchair-accessible desk is adjustable and constructed to roll comfortably and conveniently in front of the wheelchair, covering the user’s lap. Features include a laminated furniture board with a vinyl T-mold edge banding, reinforced frame with three-quarter-inch, 18-gauge tubular steel U-braces, chrome-plated legs, and nickel-plated swivel glides. DIMENSIONS: (HxDxW):

Rx Opener

The Rx Opener is a pill pack opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other hand or upper extremity disabilities. Designed to allow blister packaged medication to be opened easily and safely, this device features a polypropylene handle with a surgical grade 420 stainless steel blade, and a handle that can be customized to include names or logos. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6.6 x 1.9 x 0.8 inches. The opener can be used with medication packages measuring 0.5 inches wide or less. WEIGHT: 7

Safe-Er-Grip Bath Footrest

Safe-Er-Grip Bath Footrest is designed for individuals who require assistance for balancing while shaving in the shower or tub. The suction adheres to the surface at the height to accommodate the user. There is no glue to apply and the footrest can easily be removed. It is made out of plastic that can be cleaned.

Safety Signs And Words

Safety Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for safe living, including danger, do not eat, do not touch, crosswalk, keep off, keep out, fasten your seat belts, and watch your step. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exercises to reinforc

Safety-Soft Security Belt (Models Mdt822125 & Mdt822126)

The Safety-Soft Security Belt is a wheelchair seatbelt designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, mobility or neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This seatbelt helps keep wheelchair users upright. The belt has a polyester strap with a thick foam lining to reduce friction on the user's hips. It has bar tacks at stress points and is washable. The one-piece style (model MDT822125) is a single piece of foam that ties behind the back. The two-piece style (model MDT822126) has

Safetysure Transfer Belt With Sherpa Lining

The SafetySure Transfer Belt with Sherpa Lining is a manual transfer aid, gait belt, or walker belt for people with balance, lower extremity, mobility or walking disabilities. Numerous hand grips provide a variety of leverage points to aid caregivers with transfers, therapists with gait training, or sidewalkers in therapeutic riding programs. The soft synthetic sheepskin lining provides extra comfort and protection for individuals with sensitive skin. An easy-to-fasten "fix lock" buckle allows t

Sarah Bra

The Sarah Bra is a bra designed for wear by women with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This bra has a pull-on shirt design with a loose-fitting bottom band and front adjustment with rings attached to adjustable draw straps. The inward set shoulder straps are height adjustable. Made of Naturexx material that transfers moisture away from the body, the bra provides full back coverage to reduce pressure on a small area and a Powerknit back and strap system provides support. SIZES: Women's

Saratoga Silver Cycle

The Saratoga Silver Cycle is a hand propelled bicycle exerciser designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities. This arm cycle provides readings of torque, power, or energy expended during an exercise session. It uses a belt drive system with bi-directional operation. Resistance is computer-adjustable via touch panel switches and solid state feedback. The cycle has six pre-programmed exercise routines and can also be programmed for custom routines

Saucer Dome Say It Play It (Model 9158)

The Saucer Dome Say It Play It, model 9158, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. Pressing the dome activates swirling colors, vibration, and plays messages while simultaneously activating any connected device. The unit offers 20 seconds of recording time. POWER: Uses 6 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8 x 4.5 inches.

Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, & Latch Timer Saucer Switch (Models 718, 718-A, & 718-X)

The Saucer Switch, Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch, and Latch Timer Saucer Switch, models 718, 718-A, and 718-X, are touch switches designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. The Saucer Switch (model 718) is activated with just a light touch. The Adjustable Pressure Saucer Switch (model 718-A) allows the user to adjust the pressure from approximately 0.5 to 32 ounces and has a small LED lamp that glows when the switch is act

Savant Elite Foot Switches

Savant Elite Foot Switches is a family of programmable USB foot switches designed for use by individuals with limited use of the upper extremities to access computer programs. The Savant Elite Foot Switches are available in single, dual, and triple foot switch configurations. It connects to virtually any computer with an available USB port.

Scan And Paint (Model 302)

Scan & Paint, model 302, is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities. In this program, between two and ten paint tubes are lined up on the right side of the screen. To the left of the paint tubes is a simple picture which contains a few sections that can be colored in. A pointer points to one of these sections. The student must select one of the paint tubes for coloring in the section that the arrow is p

School Signs And Words

School Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches the 80 most common signs and words found in a school setting, including cafeteria, gymnasium, locker, nurse, principal, school bus, and stairs. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exercises to reinforce learning (approximately 100 ho

Scoop Dish (Model Ha-4249)

The Scoop Dish, model HA-4249, is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, who have had strokes, or who have upper extremity disabilities. The dish has a high back rim to accommodate individuals who have difficulty pushing food onto utensils. This dish also has a non-slip suction cup base to keep it in place while the user is eating. DIMENSIONS: 65 millimeters high x 303 millimeters in diameters. WEIGHT: 177 grams.

Sea Swirler

The Sea Swirler is a finger exerciser and toy designed for use with individuals with upper extremity disabilities. To use, twirl it like a jump rope and then pull. The more the user pulls, the faster the octopus goes and bigger it gets.

Seabridge Paradise Walk-In Bath

The Seabridge Paradise Walk-in Bath is a walk-in bathtub designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. This tub fits in the space of a standard tub or shower and is equipped with a door in the side, eliminating the need to step over the tub wall. The inward-opening door has a palm-pad latch on the top that can be activated with the palm of the hand, a closed fist, or an elbow. This tub is equipped with a contoured backrest for fully-reclined bathing and it a

Seabridge Universal Slide-In Bath

The Seabridge Universal Slide-in Bath is an accessible bathtub designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities, spinal cord injury, or arthritis. This tub fits in the space of a standard tub or shower and is equipped with a door in the side, eliminating the need to step over the tub wall. The door of the Universal rises up and then swings out away from the bath to facilitate sliding tranfers to the tub seat. The system is spring assisted and can be operated by an individual

Seabridge Victorian Walk-In Bath

The Seabridge Victorian Walk-in Bath is a walk-in bathtub designed for use by individuals with mobility or balance disabilities or arthritis. This compact tub fits in the space of a standard tub or shower and is equipped with front-door entry, eliminating the need to step over the tub wall. The inward-opening door has a palm-pad latch on the top that can be activated with the palm of the hand, a closed fist, or an elbow. Other features include a built-in seat with a contoured, anti-bacterial cov

Seat Belts

The Seat Belts are wheelchair seatbelts designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Available styles include auto-style belts and dual-pull belts with comfort pads. OPTIOS: Slide-on and sew-on comfort pads are available. DIMENSIONS: 1.5 or 2 inches wide. Custom lengths are available.

Seat For Swimming Pool

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a seat for the swimming pool for a child with cerebral palsy. A pool chair was made based on a previous TADNSW adaptation (Bath Chair)—made from PVC pressure pipe and outdoor furniture fabric. The seat is mounted on a frame which has four sections. The seat section is secured with large suction cups which attach to the tiled step inside the pool, and below this are smaller ones which attach to the tiled step riser. There was some diff

Seat Insert For Sailboat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide safe, supported seating while sailing independently for an individual with cerebral palsy. The individual had purchased a fiberglass seat, but it did not provide sufficient support for her upper body. A contoured seat insert was created using foam and covered in fabric. The insert is attached to the fiberglass seat with Velcro. To provide additional support for her shoulders and prevent her from slipping forward or sideways, foam-padded wooden tabs were af

Seat Shell Adaptations

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide proper positioning for a child with multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy and lung disease. The family owned a Medifab seat and insert that was used in the car and provided appropriate positioning and support. However, they found it inconvenient to transfer the seat from the car to the house each time it was needed. The solution was to create another shell for the seat insert using an existing Medifab mobile base frame that was not being used. The

Seat2Go (Models Crs 2000 & 3000)

Seat2Go is a floor sitter and positioning seat designed for use by children with balance, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. This soft support has a contoured seat that prevents the child from sliding forward and improves seating posture. It can be used on the floor, in a chair, or as a stroller insert. Features include a 95-degree seat to back angle, double strap trunk support and belt, and fastening straps to secure the seat to any other chair and that store in the back pocket when

Seating Support

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted seating support for a child with dystonic cerebral palsy. When sitting in a chair, the child pushes his pelvis forward and becomes uncomfortable, and the child concentrates more on sitting than on his books, crafts, and other activities. The family attempted to remedy the seating issue by adding a two-piece insert, the commercially available “tomato seat;" however, this device did not secure properly to the chair. The child

Security Bath Chair (Model 100)

The Security Bath Chair, model 100, is a bath seat designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities. This seat has an epoxy-coated aluminum frame and aquamesh upholstery. The frame is availavlble with rubber or suction feet. OPTIONS: Headrest and seat belt. DIMENSIONS: The base is 15.5 x 23 inches and the seat is 18 x 17 inches. The back is 32 x 17 inches with a 35-degree angle. COLOR: White frame with a choice of forest green or navy upholstery.

Self Adjusting Straw Holder

The Self Adjusting Straw Holder is a straw holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or swallowing disabilities. Designed to keep any drinking straw steady, this aluminum holder has a self-adjusting ring and clips on the side of any plastic drinking container, water bottle, or cup by sliding the holder under the straw, attaching it over the edge of the drink, and sliding the holder onto the drink. DIMENSIONS: Holds any size drinking straw from .25 to .75 inch in diameter.

Self Fastening Wrist Watch

The Self Fastening Wrist Watch is a self fastening wrist watch designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis, or low vision. This watch features large numbers that are designed to be easy to read and a wide stretch band with an adjustable self-fastening closure for ease in fastening and unfastening. DIMENSIONS: The band in .75 inch wide. COLOR: The band is black.

Selfwipe Bathroom Toilet Aid

The SelfWipe Bathroom Toilet Aid is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with arthritis or upper extremity disabilities. This device allows people with limited use of their hands and arms to function independently when using the toilet. The device has a handle at one end and a clamp at the other, and can be used and operated with one hand. When the user presses a button on top of the handle, the clamp opens. Toilet tissue is wrapped around the clamp, and when the button is released th

Semi-Portable Wheelchair Scale (Models Mph07Cr500D & Mph07Cr1000D)

The Semi-Portable Wheelchair Scale is a digital wheelchair scale designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This semi-portable wheelchair scale has wheels for transport and integral handles to aid in lifting and lowering it into position. An indicator is recessed in the side of the scale and is readable from above. The indicator is also removable for remote wall or desk mounting. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 32.5 x 42.5 inches overall; the platform is 3.5 x 32.5 x 30

Semi-Rigid Angled Spoons

Semi-Rigid Angled Spoons are soft plastic spoons designed for use by people who have limited or painful movement of their upper extremities as a result of neurological disorders, traumatic brain injuries, severe arthritis and wrist fractures or shoulder dysfunctions. Food is scooped onto the spoon with simple elbow motion, minimizing the movements of the shoulder and forearm. The raised back prevents food from spilling off the spoon. These spoons are safe for the top shelf of the dishwasher.

Senior Mouse

The Senior Mouse is a mouse designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, neurological disabilities, arthritis, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and carpal tunnel syndrome. This device is designed to assist people who have difficulty using or are unable to use a standard mouse. The device supports the entire hand and is shaped to fit the curvature of the hand, ensuring a secure grip and counterbalancing trembling so uncontrollable movements do not affec

Sensory Collage Kit

Sensory Collage Kit is designed for children working on improving their sensory processing and fine motor skills. Users are encouraged to learn by sorting and classifying the materials while building a descriptive vocabulary and developing sensory awareness with a variety of textures. First sketch a rough drawing onto large art paper then outline your artwork in black marker. Think about textures and colors then find just the right sensory art materials.

Sensory Soother Ball

Sensory Soother Ball is designed for children and adults with sensory processing disorders, limited mobility, generalized weakness and limited coordination due to surgery or neurological accident. The Sensory Soother Ball can be inflated with air or filled with water. The Sensory Soother Ball is a clear vinyl 12 inch ball that engages gross motor and visual tracking skills. The small white foam pellets contained within the interior cylinder shake and move when the ball is tossed or turned. When

Sensory Vest

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a sensory aid (vest) to provide musical and tactile stimulation for a child with cerebral palsy and blindness. The child is nonverbal and therefore cannot effectively communicate the need for stimulation. The Sensory Vest is a battery-operated sensory stimulating system that can be worn by the user and is self-contained. The user is able to control the various stimuli. The inside and outside layers of the vest are made of a durable lightweight denim. T

Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills-Bundle #3

Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills-Bundle #3 focuses on the cognitive skill of arranging photos of a task in chronological sequence. The app starts off with a video demonstrating a life skills tasks such as “Putting on sneakers”. After the video is shown, a review of the task is provided using 3 still photos taken from the video depicting each step in the task. For example in the task of “Putting on your sneakers”, the 3 steps would be “Put on your socks”, “Put on your sneakers”, and “Tie the laces”

Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills-Bundle #4

Sequencing Tasks: Life Skills-Bundle #4 is an application which focuses on the cognitive skill of arranging photos of a task in chronological sequence. The app starts off with a video demonstrating a life skills tasks such as “Crossing the street”. After the video is shown, a review of the task is provided using 3 still photos taken from the video depicting each step in the task. For example in the task of “Crossing the street”, the 3 steps would be “Wait for the walk signal”, “Look both ways u

Sesame Phone

The Sesame Phone is a touch-free smartphone designed for individuals who have limited or no use of their hands or arms, and are able to make small head movements. People with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS), multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis can operate the Sesame Phone’s touch-free controls with voice commands and by moving their head. The smartphone’s gesture recognition understands small head move

Sheepskin Hand Posies With Spacer

The Sheepskin Hand Posies with Spacer is a hand positioner designed for use with individuals with contractures. Washable Sheepskin Hand Posies keep the nails from damaging the palm and keep the fingers open. The washable sheepskin absorbs moisture for added comfort. This splint is held in place by an elastic strap. SIZES: One size.

Sheepskin Hand Posies Without Spacer

The Sheepskin Hand Posie Without Spacer is a hand positioner designed for use by individuals with contractures. Washable Medical Sheepskin covers and protects the palm and absorbs moisture.It is held in place by an elastic strap. SIZES: One size.

Shirt Front And Tie Biball

The Shirt Front and Tie is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a men's necktie. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: White. GUARANTEE: 100 percent satisfaction

Shopping Signs And Words

Shopping Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 signs and words which are essential for general shopping, including cash, change, checkout, clerk, discount, carryout, and pay here. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exercises to reinforce learning (approximately 100 hours of

Shower Chair Adaptations

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To adapt a commercially-available shower commode chair to meet the safety needs of an individual with multiple sclerosis. Because the individual has spasms and tremors and has difficulty controlling his movements, he required assistance to remain upright and safe in the shower. To protect the individual's back from the metal bar across the back of the chair. A pad of closed-cell foam was attached to the back of the chair with straps made of seat belt webbing and finis

Shower Chair With Flared Stability Base (Model 118-3Fs)

The Shower Chair with Flared Stability Base, model 118-3FS, is a shower chair and commode with casters designed for use by individuals with balance or mobility disabilities. This chair has a frame PVC plastic frame, a commode-style seat, armrests, and four threaded stem casters. The legs are flared for stability. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 40 x 18 x 26 inches. The seat 21 inches high x 18 inches wide. The casters are 3 inches in diameter x 1.25 inches in width. CAPACITY: 300 pounds. COLOR: Frame is whi

Siberian Husky (Model 8049)

The Siberian Husky, model 8049, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included) is activated, this plush dog walks, barks, and wags its tail. POWER: Uses 2 C batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 4 x 10 x 10 inches. COLOR: Grey and white.

Sideminder Wheelchair Back (Models Mdtsm16, Mdtsm18, & Mdtsm20)

The SideMinder Wheelchair Back is a wheelchair back support designed for use by wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. This steel replacement back features up-and-down and side-to-side adjustments that provide lateral support to prevent leaning to one side. This back adapts to fit non-standard size chairs. OPTIONS: Available with or without lateral supports and headrest. SIZES: Avialable for 16-inch seat (model MDTSM16), 18-inch seat (mo

Signal Glove

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation for a Boccia Ball player with limited mobility and communication disabilities which allows her to communicate to her personal assistance her wish to rise or lower the ramp (for speed) and aim the ramp (for direction). The Signal Glove has color coded strips that correspond to the colors on the four ramp height settings and a set of arrows to indicate the direction change desired. The player, with very little hand moveme

Silicone Handle Protector

This Silicone Handle Protector, by Pampered Chef®, is designed to help persons using the oven to safely transfer hot dishes from the oven to the table. These heat protectors fit Pampered Chef Executive and Stainless Cookware, plus a variety of other handles. Waffle pattern creates air-pocket insulation; interior ridges provide added grip. Heat-resistant to 536°F (280°C). Dishwasher-safe.

Silver Lead Easy Grip Brushes

The Silver Lead Easy Grip Brushes are paint brushes with easy grasp brushes designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These brushes have natural hog bristles and thick plastic handles with a ball-shaped end and plastic ferrules. DIMENSIONS: The handles are six inches long and the bristles are 0.75 inches long. COLOR: The handles are red, yellow, blue, and green. The bristles are natural.

Simplicity Switch Activated Environmental Control Unit

The Simplicity Switch Activated Environmental Control Unit is an environmental control unit designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. It enables users to control their environment with any switch, such as a pneumatic switch or button/key pads. The unit can be used with lights, appliances, bed controls, infrared remote controls, and for control of computer audio output. The unit also provides verbal feedback, calling out the s

Simplicity Wheelchair Lift Ramp

The Simplicity Wheelchair Lift Ramp is an exterior wheelchair lift and ramp designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. When not in use, the unit acts as a ramp to facilitate entry and exit from a doorway that is 12 to 24 inches above the ground. To enter the doorway, the user wheels onto the ramp and applies the wheelchair's brakes. When the device is activated, it raises the

Simply Beautiful Biballs

Simply Beautiful BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with "Simply Beautiful" and a butterfly. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Lime, lavender, dark pi

Simplyworks For Ipad

SimplyWorks for iPad is a Bluetooth Switch Interface designed for advanced switch users who wish to use the main features of Apple devices and access iBooks. It allows the users to access the home screen, adapted apps and iBooks. Icons or items on the home screen and within most main apps are scanned with a highlight box. Automatic scanning can be conducted with one, two or three switches. Step scanning can be achieved with four switches. There are four scanning speeds. Full access to iBooks req

Sing And Play Monkey (Model 8047)

The Sing and Play Monkey, model 1361, is a switch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical, upper extremity, or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Activating an attached capability switch or squeezing the monkey’s hands or feet causes the monkey to randomly play nursery songs, ABC’s, or number songs. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 10.25 x 5.25 x 7.5 inches.

Single Handle Kitchen Faucet (Model 40-200)

The Single Handle Kitchen Faucet, model 40-200, is a kitchen faucet with a single loop-style handle designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. The unit has a long spout with a brass escutcheon plate or base ring, two holes, a ceramic disc cartridge, and half-inch IPS compression adapters. DIMENSIONS: Spout is 10 inches long. COLOR: Chrome.

Single Sensor Switch

The Single Sensor Switch is an motion activated sensor and eyebrow switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch's sensor is attached to a person's forehead or eyebrow, elsewhere on the head, or to another part of the body. The user activates the switch by moving the part of body to which the sensor is attached, such as raising the eyebrow. The round sensor responds to slight changes in pressure, including twitches and

Single Switch Remote Controlled Camera

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a single switch remotely controlled camera for an individual with cerebral palsy. A young man with cerebral palsy who had no use of his hands wished to independently operate a camera. Mounting the camera to the young man’s wheelchair was straightforward. The remote control cable for his camera required two switch actions, one to focus the camera and the other to simultaneously trigger the shutter. The young man currently used a switch ar

Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station

The Single-Surface Height-Adjustable Work Station is a height-adjustable work table designed to accomodate both manual and powered wheelchair users. The height is adjusted using a hand crank which retracts out of the way when not in use. A comfort recess enables the user to get close to the table to maximize usable surface area. Casters provide mobility. OPTIONS: Articulating keyboard arm. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): The work surface is 48 x 30 inches. The height is adjustable from 24 to 34 inches. COLO

Sink Modifications

DO IT YOURSELF - PURPOSE: To make a bathroom and sink more accessible to seniors and others with arthritis, mobility disabilities, and other physical disabilities. This introduction to a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up" suggests a variety of modifications to the existing fixture. Included are supporting the sink with brackets or legs, rather than a vanity and insulating pipes to prevent injury; adding a counter with open access at seated height for a wheelchair user and install small

Sip And Puff System

The Sip & Puff System is a pneumatic control switch interface unit designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity or severe physical disabilities, amputation, cerebral palsy, or quadriplegia. The system has a breath delivery system and a controller. The breath delivery system has a quick disconnect design with a small flexible gooseneck that may be adjusted to any position to be within easy reach of the user's mouth. This system will interface with all wheelchairs and to

Skippi & Skippi Plus

The Skippi and Skippi Plus are child's powered wheelchairs designed for use by children with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. Adjustable and designed to grow with the child, it has multiple configuration options, and it was design to have a low profile and be compact and maneuverable. FRAME (WxL): 22.4 x 27.6 (without leg rests) or 33.5 (with leg rests) inches. It has a turning radius of 21.7 inches, and the ground clearance is 66 m

Skuut‚Ñ¢ Balance Bike

The Skuut™ Balance Bike is designed for children with autism, neurological and mobility disabilities. It provides the opportunity for children to learn to balance before trying to ride a standard two wheel bike. There are no pedals or training wheels to promote a false sense of learned balance. The Skuut Balance Bike let’s children propel themselves along at their own pace and comfort level. Standard features include a standard steering wheel and two pneumatic rubber tires. SIZES: One size. DIME

Sleeping Wedge

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted wedge for sleeping for a young adult with quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Initially an abduction wedge was used to assist in keeping the young adult’s hips in correct position after repeated surgeries. However, while the wedge is no longer needed for orthopedic reasons this individual does not feel comfortable sleeping without it but has since outgrown the original wedge. The new design had to account for variations in body me

Sleeve Guards With Pouch (Model 026)

Sleeve Guards with Pouch, model 026, are arm protectors designed for use by individuals who use manual wheelchairs. These guards are worn over the sleeve of the user’s original garment for protection from rain and snow. A pouch comes with the sleeve guards for handy carrying and storage. The fabric is water repellant. SIZE: Extra small, small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Khaki, red, grey, navy, yellow, and wheat.

Slide Talk

Slide Talk is a scanning communicator program designed for use by individuals with communication or cognitive disabilities. The program displays one image at a time on the screen, like a slide show, with interactive multimedia capabilities to provide speech or sound when a selection is made. The software can be used with a single switch (scanning) or two switches (one switch to advance to the next slide and the other switch to select the slide). Input options include single switch, dual switch,

Slimblade Trackball (Model K72327Us)

The SlimBlade Trackball, model K72327US, is a track ball desinged for use by individuals with limited dexterity. This unit has three user-selectable modes: (1) navigation mode controls the cursor and scrolling; (2) media mode controls volume, play/pause, stop, and track forward/backward in music and other media; and (3) view mode zooms in/out and pans in pictures and documents. In all functional modes, the user controls the functions by moving the ball with the fingertips or palm. The unit conne

Slip-On Neoprene Trunk Lateral Pad

The Slip-On Neoprene Trunk Lateral Pad is lateral trunk support pad designed for people with neurological or mobility disabilities or cerebral palsy. The pad is intended to protect and provide comfort to users of lateral trunk supports. The pad is made of extra thick neoprene rubber, which is cushy, waterproof, and can conform to curves. Each pad can be cut to fit a specific support. The neoprene is bonded on the outside to a stretchy fabric and on the inside to loop Velcro that can fix the pad

Slouch Couch

Slouch Couch is designed for young children who have difficulty independently sitting upright as a result of low muscle tone, cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome or traumatic brain injury.  It is designed to keep their head and upper body at a higher level than their legs.  This allows parents and caregivers to supervise and maintain eye contact with the child. If additional support is needed, there is a harness that can be used to secure the child in place.  The curved shape allows youngsters to re

Small 5-Strap Rehab Wedge

The Small 5-Strap Rehab Wedge is a foam positioning wedge with strapsdesigned for use with individuals with neurological or physical disabilities. This wedge has five straps positioned from the top of the wedge to the bottom in equal intervals to ensure proper positioning. Individuals can be positioned either prone or supine. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 16 x 60 x 27 inches.

Small Prone Forearm Supporter

The Small Prone Forearm Supporter is a positioning wedge designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This support is intended to strengthen head and upper trunk control and increase trunk, shoulder, hip, and knee flexiblity while focusing the visual field for improved performance during eye/hand activities. The set includes an incline wedge with support straps and a positioning pad and block. It is constructed of fire-retardant, dense foam covered with vinyl. DIMENSI

Small Wooden Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide seating to encourage development of trunk control for children with balance or lower extremity disabilities or other physical disabilities. Made of plywood, these chairs have a low back and armrests and enable children to sit with their feet flat on the floor. The chairs are well-braced for added strength. TITLE: Happy Seating. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 27, Number 3, October 2007: p. 9-12. PAGES: 5. (including cover).

Smart Lists For Reach Interface Author

Smart Lists for REACH Interface Author is a word prediction program designed for use by individuals with learning, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This program is an add-on for the REACH Interface Author (see separate entry). With Smart Lists, when the user starts typing a word such as "lucky" by selecting the letter "L" on the REACH keyboard, the "L" key opens up showing a list of options including the "root" letter (i.e., the letter "l" in this example) plus any possible extension

Smartbuilt Home

The SmartBuilt Home is an house with built-in automation designed for use by individuals with mobility or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. The house has built-in home automation that links lighting, electrical outlets, HVAC (heating-ventilation-air conditioning) and home entertainment to a central computer, allowing them to be operated from anywhere in the home, or remotely via telephone or the internet. In-wall touchscreens show the status of the entire home through simple gr

Snapdragon

The SnapDragon is a powered elevating wheelchair designed for indoor or outdoor use by children as young as one year old with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. FRAME: Modular powerbase in a choice of six standard colors. The chair disassembles for transport. CONTROLS: Programmable joystick. SEAT: The seat features an elastometric suspension and is custom-made to fit every individual. SEAT ELEVATOR: The powered seat elevator adjusts the height of the seat from the floor

Sociable Dual/tandem Recumbent

The Sociable Dual/Tandem Recumbent is a recumbent tandem bicycle designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities. This tandem bicycle has a flex frame design with a telescoping boom. Users on each side can pedal independently at their own pace. The bicycle can be used on the street or a bicycle trail, and accommodates riders from 4 to 7 feet tall. Components include a 4130 Chromoly frame with RAL powder coating, a Chromoly Unicrown fork, 6061 anodized aluminum seats with a nylo

Sofa Or Chair Raiser

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with lower extremity, balance, or mobility disabilities or arthritis to enter or exit a chair more easily. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article describes how to create a box platform to increase the height of a chair or sofa from two to four inches, depending on the needs of the user. The article includes detailed instructions and multiple illustrations depicting the various stages of the project. F

Soft-Touch Sitter With Mobile Base

The Soft-Touch Sitter with Mobile Base is a floor sitter designed for use by children or adults who need positioning support. It has a soft contoured seat with an integral anti-thrust seating surface, contoured lateral and head supports, an adjustable 5-point positioning harness, and attachments straps The seat is made of seamless, latex-free, anti-microbial material that is peel- and tear-resistant, impermeable to fluids, and withstands cracking. The wood base is maple-faced plywood. The unit i

Solar Powered Wheelchair

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a solar powered wheelchair with retractable panels for individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. A team of students and faculty from the University of Virginia School of Engineering created a prototype design of a solar powered wheelchair with retractable panels inspired by the idea from a man with cerebral palsy from Turkey. The Solar Powered Team (SPT) created the prototype using

Solid Color Biballs

Solid Color BibAlls are bibs designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. OPTIONS: Logos or other professional embroidery. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches or 17 x 36 inches. COLOR: White, dark pink, red, aqua, l

Solid Wheelchair Pad With Nylex Cover (Models Msc019009, Msc019016, & Msc019022)

The Solid Wheelchair Pad With Nylex Cover is a solid foam wheelchair cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. The cushion is designed to help prevent the user from sliding forward or out of the wheelchair, and the Nylex cover is fluid-resistant and antimicrobial. Models MSC019016 and MSC019022 are latex-free. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4 x 18 x 16 inches (model MSC019016), 2 x 20 x 16 inches (model MSC019009), or 2 x 18 x 18 inches (model MSC019022).

Somatosensory Musical Bead Chain/switch (Model 357)

The Somatosensory Musical Bead Chain/Switch, model 357, is a cause and effect training activity, auditory stimulation activity, and contact switch designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities. This unit works as a switch or as an independent toy. Bead chains hang in front of a metal bar. Moving the beads to make contact with the bar turns on a built-in music box. The music stays on as long as the beads are making contact with the metal bar. Playing with this bead chain switch p

Soothing Pat Mat

Soothing Pat Mat is designed for use by both children and adults with autism, arthritis, cognitive impairments and limited physical mobility. It provides calming sensory stimulation. The mat can be filled with distilled warm water to ease the pain of arthritic hands. Add cool water to cool hot hands. When placed on the floor, it can be used to encourage infants to put weight on their hands and knees while looking at the colorful forms. It features a drainage plug for filling and refilling. DIME

Spaghetti Biball

The Spaghetti BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. These reversible bibs have a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. These bibs are silk screened with a fork with dangling spaghetti. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Navy or black. GUARANTEE: 100 p

Spaloo Classic

Spaloo Classic is a toilet bidet designed for use by individuals with mobility or upper extremity disabilities. Made of germ-resistant plastic, this unit is designed to fit existing round or oval toilets and features a heated, hydraulic soft close seat. Other features include two water spraying nozzles for front and back cleaning, adjustable water pressure, adjustable water temperature, and adjustable seat temperature. Controls are located at the side of the seat. WARRANTY: One-year warranty.

Speak A Need (Model 1254)

Speak A Need, model 1254, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. Designed to be simple and fast to program and use, this five-level communicator allows the recording of five different categories of needs such as food, bathing, and health needs. Once a category is chosen, pushing the red button sequences through a list of up to 10 items within that category. For example, on the food level, the list could include coffee, milk,

Special Bicycle Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with neurological disabilities the opportunity to ride a bicycle. A standard child's bicycle was outfitted with an eight-inch seat, large footcups, a fixed rear wheel, rear outrigger stabilizer wheels, a high riser bar, a pelvic belt, trunk stabilzer fins with mesh straps, and a tow bar mounted to the front handlebar. In addition, a brace was fixed beneath the pedal-mounted footcups. The brace wraps around the child's calf to hold his foot in the pr

Special Tomato® Jogger™

The Special Tomato Jogger is designed for young children up to 110 lbs with special needs. The Special Tomato Jogger is an easy folding, lightweight, all terrain stroller pushchair for children with mild to moderate physical involvement. This special needs all-terrain jogging stroller comes standard with a functional rear suspension to promote a smooth ride over most surfaces. The swivel front tire makes it possible to maneuver through indoor spaces as well. For straight line strolling and rough

Speech Assistant

The Speech Assistant is a text to speech telephone system designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. The system enables the user to communicate over a phone line with synthesized speech. Messages are typed in the system's text-to-speech program, which is installed on a personal computer (PC), personal digital assistant (PDA), or speech generating device. Messages are converted to synthesized voice audio and sent over the phone line by way of an included audio cable and interface c

Spike Junior (Model 3067)

Spike Junior, model 3067, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Each activation of an external capability switch (not included) brings Spike Junior to life as it walks forward, moves its head, laughs, and roars like a dinosaur. The toy omes with a stand and works with or without a capability switch. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 14 x 5 x 9.5 inches.

Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener (Model 6017)

The Spill Not Jar & Bottle Opener, model 6017, is a jar and bottle opener designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand, arthritis, or grasping or fine motor disabilities. Made of durable plastic, this rectangular device has three inverted rubber cones that ensure a secure fit for any round glass or plastic container. By fitting the container into one of the three conic openings, the user can open bottle tops or lids with the use of one hand. Non-slip rubber feet on the base

Spillproof Bowls Set Of Two

This set of two spill-proof bowls is designed for those with limited mobility. The bowls are designed in a way so that whatever is inside the bowl does not spill out of the bowl. The curved inner edge directs food back into the bowl or onto the user’s utensil.

Spinning Communicator (Model 2043)

The Spinning Communicator, model 2043, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with speech or communication disabilities. The slightest touch rotates the carousel, enabling the most limited user to communicate special needs. This easy-access device can also be used in the classroom to match objects with words or pictures. Each of the 12 sectors has 18 seconds of recording time. Icons can be changed with the turn of a screw. Icons ar pictures are not included; however,

Spinning Symphony

Spinning Symphony is a musically based toy designed for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. It is designed to engage users in active exploration, which helps to increase auditory development and listening skills. Press any of the bright colored instrument switches to hear six different Mozart compositions. At the touch of the switch, the user can add or subtract any of five different instruments (harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin) from the composition. POWER:

Spot It

Spot It is visual discrimination game designed for children and adults with neurological and cognitive disabilities. This game includes cards filled with colorful and appealing images. The object of the game is to be the first to spot the one and only one matching symbol between any 2 cards.

Squirrel Stander Adapted For Use At Easel

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a children at an early intervention center to stand at an easel. This stander has a plywood base and radiata pine uprights and a fabric back. The base is adjustable so the frame tilts up to 10 degrees backward. The fabric back is made of Brezeway, fabric used for outdoor furniture, for strength, ventilation, and softness. A torso strap and a strap to stabilize each leg are also made of Breezeway doubled over and fastened with Velcro in the back of the frame.

Squish Dics

Squish Disc are designed for ages 6 to adult. The sensory qualities of these discs are designed to provide tactile and visual stimulation to assist with calming and soothing. The translucent "beads," glitter and colored gel inside make each disc incredibly squeezable and cool to the touch. It can be used for those with sore or arthritic hands.

Stabilized Regular Or Loop Household Scissors

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESRIPTION: Household loop scissors (that include finger holes in addition to the loop handle) or regular household scissors mounted onto a wooden base. PURPOSE: To enable students who have severe motor limitations to participate in cutting tasks. Following are some of the ways in which stabilized loop scissors have been used: The student presses the scissors with the dominant hand while an adult turns the paper. The student presses the scissors with a mouth

Stained Glass Coloring Book Volume 1

The Stained Glass Coloring Book is designed to capture colorists’ attention with its intricate designs as well as to exercise fingers or to do a fine motor exercise with an occupational therapist. Comes with 50 high resolution stained glass patterns, each printed on its own page and designed for colorists of all ages. Exercises fine motor abilities. Designed patterns are square, round, and rectangular.

Stainless Plate Guard (Model Ha-4253)

The Stainless Plate Guard, model HA-4253, is a food guard designed for use by individuals who have had a stroke, or who have cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury or neurological or upper extremity disabilities. This durable stainless steel guard has a spring action clip to attach to the side of a plate. DIMENSIONS: Fits plates 8.5 to 10 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 105 grams.

Stainless Steel Plate Guard (Model Ke15216)

The Stainless Steel Plate Guard, model KE15216, is a food guard designed for use by individuals who have Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, use of only one hand, or limited range of motion or hand tremors. Designed to eliminate spillage, the device is attached to the plate by stretching and snapping the two metal tabs against the edge of the plate. When not in use the plate guard is detachable by pushing the device away from the plate at the point near the two tabs. DIMENSIONS: Fits plates 9 to 11

Stair Trainer For Children With Cerebral Palsy

The Stair Trainer device promotes gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy (CP), ages two to five years old. The Stair Trainer allows for easy adult supervision, and be easily disassembled and stored when needed. The railings have an appropriate height of 24” for toddlers and were designed to be 24” apart to disallow holding of both railings during climbing. A height of three feet was designated for the platform with a minimum of 24” of railings, as dictated by safety standards. Addi

Stand For Baby Bath

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted baby bath stand for a mother with cerebral palsy. The individual bought a plastic baby bath, but she couldn’t use this in the bottom of the main bath as she couldn’t bend over far enough from a kneeling position. The baby bath stand/platform was made from marine-grade plywood and spray-painted with white enamel to waterproof it. This rests over the main bath, with timber stops underneath to keep it in position. There is a h

Stand For Tty

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with cerebral palsy with a speech disability to communicate using a TTY. When the unit sat flat on a table, the user was unable to reach the keyboard. Initially, she used a telephone book and a pair of towels to prop the device at the extremely precise angle she required. A simple angled stand was then constructed of melamine-coated MDF. However, the angle of the stand proved to be too shallow to meet the user's needs. The stand was adapted by

Stand-Rite Standing Frame

The Stand-Rite standing frame is a standing frame designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities. The outer frame is one piece 1.25-inch steel tubing with 90-degree radius turns for smooth edges and strength. The frame is powder coated and textured for a good grip, if needed. The vertical inner supports are of one-inch steel tubing. Standard equipment includes vinyl-covered foam supports, foot guides, ankle stretching ramps, work/support table, nd lower leg strap.

Standard 3-Strap Rehab Wedge

The Standard 3-Strap Rehab Wedge is a foam positioning wedge designed for use with individuals with neurological and physical disabilities. The wedge has three straps that are positioned from the top of the wedge to the bottom in equal intervals top ensure proper positioning. Individuals can be positioned either prone or supine. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 16 x 72 x 36 inches.

Stander Curve Grab Bar

The Curve Grab Bar is a wall grab bar designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This grab bar is made of rust-resistant zinc-plated steel. It has two major components, a vertical, curving ladder-like shape that provides four gripping heights and pivots 180 degrees, and a horizontal grab bar that extends from the bottom of the curved part. The swiveling bar locks in place at 0, 90, and 180 degrees. DIMENSIONS: The total height when insta

Standers Car Swivel Cushion

The Standers Car Swivel Cushion is designed to benefit the elderly and persons with a mild to severe disability or condition which prevents that individual from getting in and/or out of the car safely. This product is intended to reduce pain on the back, hips and knees when exiting and entering a vehicle. Rotates 360 degrees. No tools, batteries or assembly required. Soft, quilted padding. Portable. Due to the hygiene or rehabilitation nature of this product, it is non-returnable.

Standing Frame

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with global developmental delays and low muscle tone with forward-leaning support while standing. This prone stander enables the child to be upright and to develop a tolerance for weight-bearing. Built to a therapist's specifications, the stander provides forward-leaning support and can be adjusted from upright to 30 degrees from vertical. The unit has a square tube steel frame, a wooden trunk support and footplate, fabric-covered foam padding, ches

Standing Frame

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To provide a low-cost standing frame for a woman with mobility disabilities. Just above the feet of each leg of a discarded, but usable, walker with no wheels, drill one hole, front to back. Pass a long bolt through the resulting holes on each leg. Place the walker on a piece of plywood, slightly wider than the walker, and approximately 18 inches deeper. Place the front of the walker two inches from one end of the plywood. Use a pipe straps to attach each bolt to the ply

Standing Frame Adaptation Of The Lazy Squirrel

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized standing frame for children unable to stand unaided. A standing frame allows children to be upright, thus assisting with digestion, circulation, and breathing. Children can also bear their own weight, which may assist in developing bone density, limb coordination and strength. The standing frame designed suggested is the “Lazy Squirrel” or “Squirrel” for short. The Squirrel is designed to provide well-supported vertical standing. It has a plyw

Standing Frame Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To repair a stander for an individual with cerebral palsy. Two of the four locking casters on the stander had broken and the tires had hardened with age, putting the unit in danger of moving as it was placed in a horizontal position for transfers. The existing casters were replaced with new ones. In addition, the nuts for the quarter-inch tri-screws used to adjust the unit had worn out. The nuts were drilled out of the frame and tapped out to accept larger tri-screws,

Star Posterior Gait Trainer (Models Sr 3000, Sr 3100, & Sr 3200)

The Star Posterior Gait Trainer, models SR 3000, SR 3100 and SR 3200, is a gait trainer designed for use by children and adults with neurological, walking, balance, or mobility disabilities. Features on all models include a seat harness that supports individuals who cannot stand completely on their own, a pelvic stabilizer, a positioning bar to provide adjustable depth, ankle prompts to inhibit leg scissoring, vertical handgrips, and variable resistance tabs to control the speed of the gait trai

Stash And Flash Wheelchair Backpack

The Stash and Flash Wheelchair Backpack is a wheelchair back pouch designed for wheelchair users. The bag fits wheelchairs 14 to 18 inches wide without rubbing wheels and can be used with wheelchairs with or without handles. Features include netted pockets for holding water bottles and mobile phones within easy reach without having to open the bag. Other features include a reflective strip to improve visibility at night making it visible for drivers, zipped pockets for keys and other personal it

Stay Put Folder

Stay Put Folder is designed for use by students with limited upper extremity strength and coordination to assist in keeping papers in place while writing.

Steady Stepper

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a safe and effective weight-bearing home workout machine for an individual with cerebral palsy. The Steady Stepper utilizes a commercial portable stair-stepper attached to a custom railing system to aid in transitioning from a wheelchair to the stair-stepper, and to provide stability while stepping. Interchangeable wooden pegs mounted to the bottom of each step allow for a varying range of motion. Weight distribution over each step, and variable foot p

Steel Bowling Ramp, Two Piece (Model H712062000)

The Aluminum Bowling Ramp, Two Piece, model H712062000, is a bowling ramp designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, mobility, or balance disabilities. This ramp can be used while seated or standing. The ramp is placed at the front of a lane and lined up for a direct path to the pins. The bowler simply gives the ball a slight push to send it rolling down the alley. The unit is made of steel with a clear, baked-on plastic finish and includes a "U" frame and one-piece ramp track. The U-

Step Block Modification

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized step block to provide stability, and allow a person with cerebral palsy to step up unaided. Twenty millimeter (mm) steel tubing is used to form a U-shaped frame that goes around the three sides of the step block. The frame has four uprights that descend to each of the four corners of the step. Holes are drilled into the corners of the step block, and the frame is fitted with metal saddles which are bolted through the underside. The frame is pai

Sterling 303 Reclining Bath Lift

The Sterling 303 Reclinining Bath Lift is a portable powered bath lift designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lift is securely fixed to the bathtub by suction cups. To remove the lift from the tub, the suction cups are released using the quick-release handle. The lift is equipped with a reclining seat with deluxe comfort covers and large folding side panels that open to rest on the edges of the tub, creat

Stickey Cup Holder

The Stickey Cup Holder is a cup holder designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Designed to eliminate spills, this device features a suction cup bottom that holds tight to any flat, non-porous surface, and is easily removed when desired. The device secures cans, bottles, cups, tumblers, and containers of various sizes. OPTIONS: The cup holder is available for wholesale purchase with custom colors and logos. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 4 x 4.25 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces. CO

Sticky Seat

The Sticky Seat is a saddle accessory and saddle cover designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities. This set is a combination of a Velcro seat cover and leg bands. Designed to improve balance and give a rider more security in the saddle, this cover attaches to most western saddles. SIZES: Extra small, small, medium, and large.

Stingray

The Stingray is a pediatric wheelchair designed for use by children with limited lower extremity strength and coordination associated with cerebral palsy, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. Its adjustments, comfort, and lightness of steering are keywords for this wheelchair. The Stingray offers an 180 degree turn able seat - even with a child seated. This seat allows the parent or caregiver to make a variety of angle adjustments to support the child needs. 

Stool For Koala Corner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with cerebral palsy to us a corner chair with his legs extended in front of him. Since the Koala Chair (see separate entry) was designed for sitting with the knees bemt, an extension stool was built. Made of 10 millimeter (mm) plywood, the stool is basically a box with a top that is height adjustable using a tri-nut. The stool latches to the base of the chair and is padded with fabric-covered foam attached to the stool with Velcro. DIMENSIONS: The fo

Strato

Strato is a classroom chair designed for children and young adults from 2 - 19 years. It is suitable for users who are able to get in and out of their chairs independently, but require minimal to moderate levels of postural support. The contoured seat tilts forward to encourage anterior tilt of the pelvis, providing hip stability as well as trunk and lower limb alignment. The design is based on the concept of ‘straddle’ not ‘saddle’, which aims to enhance function and cognitive development. OPTI

Stretchable Shoelaces

The Stretchable Shoelaces are elastic shoe laces designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or fine motor disabilities or arthritis or who have difficulty bending. Once the shoes are laced and tied, these laces allow the shoes to slipped on and off without tying and untying. These laces fit shoes with three to five eyelets. DIMENSIONS: The laces are 27 inches long. COLOR: Black.

Strider Super 16 No-Pedal Balance Bike

The STRIDER SS-1 Super 16 No-Pedal Balance Bike is designed for older children to aid in improving their balance. The bike is meant to assist those with Down Syndrome, Autism, low muscle tone, poor balance, Arthrogryposis or Cerebral Palsy. The STRIDER does not have a chain or pedals so those with limited range of motion in their legs still have the chance to propel the bike with whatever movement they have available in their legs. Also, the handle bars can be turned around backwards permanently

Strider‚Ñ¢ 12 No-Pedal Balance Bike

The STRIDER™ 12 No-Pedal Balance Bike is for children approximately 18 months to 5 years of age. The STRIDER 12 No-Pedal Balance Bike helps children learn to balance on a bike at their own pace. Most children "walk" the STRIDER 12 balance bike to start without using the seat. As they feel more comfortable, they sit on the seat and lift their feet. The STRIDER 12 balance bike is designed for children to graduate directly to a pedal bike, eliminating the need for tricycles and training wheels. The

Striped Teen-Shirt Protector

The Striped Teen-Shirt Protector is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or eating disabilities,cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury. This junior styled clothing protector features a t-shirt front and waterproof lined backing. The bib fastens in back with three snap closures. It is made of 100 percent cotton with supplex backing. SIZES: One size fits all. COLORS: Variety of color combinations.

Sue Center

Sue Center is an on screen keyboard designed for use by individuals who cannot use a keyboard or mouse. With a computer, an input device, and this software, the user can keep a journal; read books and use bookmarks; consult a dictionary and thesaurus; correspond via email; send text messages; create and view slideshows of pictures; access some web sites; play games; operate environmental controls; choose music or radio and adjust the volume; control a TV or DVD like a universal remote; keep a ca

Suede Thumb Splint

The Suede Thumb Splint is a thumb splint designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other disabilities of the thumb. This soft, perforated suede splint can cover either left or right wrist or forearm and features polypropylene felt that keeps moisture away from the user’s skin and malleable aluminum stays that support the thumb and allows the user to adjust the splint to his or her desired position. SIZES: Universal short and long.

Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispenser

The Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispanser is a sugar dispenser designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of one hand, or fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This dispenser looks like a peppermill but does not require twisting; a button on the top of the unit is pressed once to dispense the equivalent of a packet of sugar (a half teaspoon). This dispenser can also be used with with a sugar substitute or powdered coffee creamer. A refill funnel is stored in the ba

Sugru Diy Accessibility Switch

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESCRIPTION: A thermoplastic cuff formed to the thigh which has a pointer attached to it. This device allows an individual to point on a communication board, play certain musical instruments, paint, etc. PURPOSE: To offer students who have some control of hip movements (but very poor or absent head, arm, or hand control) a method for interacting with the objects in their environment.

Summit Therapy Lift (Model 400Bp)

The Summit Therapy Lift, model 400BP, is pool lift designed for use by individual with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This lift is designed for therapy pools and above–ground spas. Features include 360-degree powered seat rotation and a large adjustable footrest with beveled edges. POWER: Uses rechargeable battery. DIMENSIONS: This lift is capable of traveling over a wall heght of 52 inches and a maximum wall width of 14 inches. CAPACITY: 400 p

Super Bumpy Switch (Model 736)

The Super Bumpy Switch, model 736, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This large switch has a tactile bumpy surface to provide tactile stimulation while activating any connected toy or device. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8 x 4.5 x 1/8 inch.

Super Duper Skinny Squeezers

The Super Duper Squeezers™ are designed for individuals exercising their dexterity by using a 3-finger grasps or through using their pincher. Is a jumbo version of Skinny Mini Squeezers™ Tweezer-style tongs have very pointy tips which offers more practice of fine motor skills. For ages 5-up. Adult supervision is required due to the pointy tips.

Super Jogger

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide outdoor mobility for a teenager with cerebral palsy. The teenager had outgrown the child’s jogging stroller she had used outdoors for hiking and rugged terrain. The existing three-wheeled jogging stroller was redesigned and rebuilt to accommodate her. To bring the center of gravity more over the wheels, the wheels were moved in relation to the chassis and the frame rebuilt. The original aluminum tubing was reused and extended where necessary. To widen the s

Super-Sized Communicator With Levels (Model 1221)

The Super-Sized Communicator with Levels, model 1221, is a direct selection or scanning communicator designed for use by individuals with communication and cognitive disabilities. This unit features four large compartments that hold photographs, symbols, or objects to identify messages. The device offers four five-second messages on twelve levels. Linear scanning allows scanning by activating a capability switch (required but not included) with a choice of automatic or inverse scanning. Each com

Superbike Twist Shift

Superbike Twist Shift is a hand-propelled three-wheel cycle designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This handcycle comes with Shimano Twist Shift design locating the shifters and brakes on the handlebars for quick positive shifts and easy braking. It also comes with a Shimano Tourney crank set 28 x 38 x 48; Shimano Tourney top and bottom derailleurs with 21 speeds; Shimano Mega-range seven speed 11 x 34 cog set; a Shimano Front hub; an

Superpole Traveler

The SuperPole Traveler is a portable transfer aid designed for use by individuals with balance, walking, or mobility disabilities. Central to the system is a floor-to-ceiling vertical steel grab bar, which provides a secure structure that can be installed in minutes between a floor and ceiling. The unit installs by turning the jackscrew at the bottom of the pole. The screw expands the pole to create enough tension between the floor and ceiling to hold the pole secure. Rubber pads on the ceiling

Superstand & Superstand Youth

The Superstand and Superstand Youth are standing frames designed for use by children with neurological, lower extremity, balance, or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This pediatric standing system supports children in prone, upright, or supine positions. The Superstand fits children from 26 to 48 inches tall and Superstand Youth fits children from 40 to 60 inches tall. Each unit comes with a headrest, chin rest, knee and foot support, and a rolling base with four 3-inch casters. The

Supertalker

SuperTalker is a direct selection and sequential message communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. This eight-level communicator can be configured in four different grid formats with one, two, four, or eight cells, enabling a child to use the same device as his or her abilities and needs change. The unit has 16 minutes of recording time with variable message lengths. A step-ahead switch jack allows single switch users to play back messages sequential

Supine Stander

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide standing ability for a child unable to stand unaided. Made of plywood, the unit is hinged at the bottom to enable the unit to be tilted as needed. A sliding metal rod at the back holds the frame in place. The stander is equipped with a tray that moves with the stander to keep it parallel to the ground. Semi-circular aluminum brackets under the tray pivot on the tray support bar for the necessary movement. The stander is also equipped with two pairs of padde

Support Chair Adaptation Of The Koala Corner Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized, stable seating and positioning device for a child with cerebral palsy. This device was adapted from a previous adaptation “The Koala.” The Koala is a pedestal seat with a winged back, and is generally used with a seat cushion and pelvic belt. It comes with a large adjustable-height table, which has lipped edges to stop objects from falling off, and latches into position behind the back edges of the seat. The version used by the child with cere

Support Frame For Bath Insert

CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To support a bathtub insert at a height that is comfortable for the parents when bathing a child with cerebral palsy. The frame is constructed of 20- millimeter stainless steel tubing welded into a rectangular frame with legs at all four couners and in the center of each of the longer sides. Rubber feet at the bottom of each leg provide traction for the frame. The frame can stand in a bathtub, and the bathtub insert can be filled by a hose attached to the tap below or a

Supro

Supro is a supine stander that has been designed for children from 2 years to young adult who need to develop and maintain their ability to weight bear through their lower extremities. It offers full posterior body contact and is suitable for users with little or no head control. The Supro provides the option of supine, prone and vertical standing in one frame. Its design gives an angle range of 90° allowing it to achieve a horizontal and vertical position. By removing the head support, re-fixin

Surfboard Voice Activated Remote

The Surfboard Voice Activated Remote is a television remote control designed for use by individuals with vision, fine motor, or mobility disabilities, arthritis, or spinal cord injury. This remote controls the television, VCR, DVD, cable, and satellite dish with the voice commands. The Help button talks the user through the automated setup for TV, cable, or satellite equipment. Although it requires more programming, it can also be used with a VCR, DVD player, or a Tivo. If the brand in use is no

Survival Signs And Words

Survival Signs and Words is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 60 signs and words which are essential for safe independent living, including cashier, bus stop, don't walk, do not enter, exit, and police. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exercises to reinforce learning (approximately 100 hou

SW-Control

SW-Control is a single channel controller for battery operated toys and appliances. Light weight and small enough to be fastened to a toy. The SW-Control unit may be used with any of the SimplyWorks transmitters to control toys, lamps, fans, or any battery operated equipment via a standard 3.5 millimeter jack plug.  Features include the following: SW-Control has an operating range of 10 meters (32 feet), and features Direct, Latched, Timed (minutes and seconds) mode options; duration in timed mo

SW-Control Lite

SW-Control Lite is a single channel toy controller, small enough to be fastened to a battery-operated toy. The SW-Control Lite unit may be used with any of the SimplyWorks transmitters to control toys, lamps, fans, or any battery operated equipment via a standard 3.5mm jack plug.  Users can plug the Control Lite into a switch adapted device (battery, toy, electrical or IntelliKeys) and operate it with the SW-Switch or your own switches using the SW-Send.  There is an universal 3.5 millimeters ou

Swedish Design Volaris Rollator

The Swedish design Volaris rollator is designed for individuals who need assistance when walking. It folds up easily and the handles are adjustable in height with the pull of a knob. The large 8 inch wheels help to reduce walking time to places and promotes a natural walking pace. It is made of lightweight aluminum and "Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene"(ABS)plastic.

Swifty Usb Switch Interface

The Swifty USB Switch Interface is a switch interface designed to provide mouse or keyboard emulation for people with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device can output mouse clicks, joystick button actions, or keyboard functions. This device It accepts standard 3.5-millimeter (mm) stereo or mono plugs for directly connecting up to two adaptive switches. When used with Beam (not included; see separate entry), the device supports three inp

Swingease

SwingEase is a patent-pending product that enables children 6-36 months of age to safely and comfortably swing on a traditional playground swing. The SwingEase also allows a child to swing on a caregiver's lap while safely secured. The SwingEase connects directly to a standard chain swing, converting it to a toddler swing. It has a comfortable cloth seat that supports the child across the chest, back, and under arms. An adjustable strap provides perfect fit for children of various sizes. Safety

Swirl Art (Model 380)

Swirl Art is a painting activity designed for use by children with cognitive and fine motor disabilities. The unit consists of a spinning containter into which a blank card is placed. As the card spins, children apply paint using squeeze bottles to create kaleidoscopic designs. This unit is adapted for use with a single switch (required but not included). Yhe set includes three sqirt bottles of paint and a blank card. POWER: Uses one D battery. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11.5 x 9.75 x 2.75 inches. COLO

Switch Accessible Puzzle

Switch Accessible Puzzles is a 3D puzzle matching game for children ages 2 and up to improve their visual perceptual skills. This application is modeled after wooden puzzles with cutouts. The use is presented with a board that can have 2,3,4 or 5 cutouts in it. One at a time a puzzle piece appears on top of the board and the user must place piece in the proper cutout. When it is properly in place, a new puzzle piece appears. Once all of the pieces are placed into the correct cutouts, a new pu

Switch Adapted Dvd Player (Model H-35)

The Switch-Adapted DVD Player, model H-35, is an an adapted DVD player designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. The portable unit has a laptop mode and a tablet mode, and plays DVDs, audio CDs, and picture CDs. The remote is adapted with switch inputs for play/pause, rewind, and fast forward. Rewind and fast forward cycle through gradations from 2X to 32X with each switch press. The unit has a volume control and three headphone jacks. The po

Switch Driver

Switch Driver is an alternative computer control switch program for people with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities and others who use one or more switches to access a computer. Switch Driver allows the user to configure each switch connected to a computer through a serial or USB port. For each switch, the user can direct that it press a key on the keyboard (with shift, alt or control); press a button on the mouse or move the mouse; press a button on the joystick or move th

Switch It Playstation Adapter

The Switch It Play Station Adapter is a switch adapter designed for use by individuals with physical or mobility disabilities. This device enables a Play Station to be operated using different types of switched joysticks and button switches.

Switch Stand (Model Pvc-S)

The Switch Stand, model PVC-S, is a switch holder designed for use by children or adults with neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Velcro is used to attach a switch to the stand so the switch can be accessed using a forward or sideways motion. The stand is compatible with AbleNet Big Red and BIC Mack switches (not included; see entries).

Switch-Adapted Digital Camera (Model H-43)

The Switch-Adapted Digital Camera, model H-43, is a switch-adapted camera designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This is an adapted version of a 7 megapixel camera that takes pictures and AVI format video. A box on the side allows for one switch to turn it on/off and a second switch for snapping the picture or starting/stopping the video. An included USB cable connects the camera to a computer. The camera also comes with an audio/visu

Switch-Adapted Flip Camcorder (Model H-33)

The Switch-Adapted Flip Camcorder, model H-33, is a switch adapted video recorder designed for use by individuals with fine motor, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. This is an adapted version of the Flip camcorder, a self-contained unit that saves AVI files in an internal 2 gigabyte flash memory (one hour of video). One of the two switch inputs is the power (it will turn itself off after two minutes of non-use). The second switch input is record (and stop-record).

Switch-Adapted Jokemaster & Switch-Adapted Jokemaster 2 (Models H-25 & H-25-2)

The Switch-Adapted JokeMaster and Switch-Adapted JokeMaster 2, models H-25 and H-25-2, are switch operated toys designed for use by children with severe physical or neurological disabilities or cerebral palsy. These are switch-adapted versions of the JokeMaster Jr. 2, with 141 jokes, and JokeMaster 2, with approximately 140 additional jokes. There are two switch inputs, the top one for telling a new joke, and the bottom one for repeating the last joke. The units also have a headphone/speaker jac

Switch-Adapted Voice Recorder (Model H-52)

The Switch-Adapted Voice Recorder, model H-52, is a switch-adapted digital recorder designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. This unit consists of an Olympus VN-5200PC digital recorder with switch-adapted stop and record buttons (switches not included). In Standard Play, it can record about 70 hours of lectures and in Long Play, over 400 hours can be recorded. It records in the Windows standard Windows Media Audio (

Switch2Scan For Ipad

Switch2Scan for iPad is a Bluetooth Switch Interface designed for advanced switch users who wish to use the main features of Apple devices and access iBooks. It allows the users to access the home screen, adapted apps and iBooks. Icons or items on the home screen and within most main apps are scanned with a highlight box. Automatic scanning can be conducted with one, two or three switches. Step scanning can be achieved with four switches. There are four scanning speeds. Full access to iBooks req

Switchboard

The SwitchBoard is a portable touch switch designed for use with communication devices. The SwitchBoard has six built-in pressure switches with clear overlay pockets in which pictures or symbols can be placed. Objects also can be used as visual cues on each switch area. To use, plug the cords from the SwitchBoard into the external switch jacks of any communication aid. When a switch on the SwitchBoard is touched, the communication aid is activated. DIMENSIONS: 16 x 12 x 0.156 inches. WEIGHT: 1.5

Switchit! Opposites

SwitchIt! Opposites is is a cognitive skills and language tutorial program designed for use by children who cognitive or severe physical disabilities. Accessible with one or two switches, the program introduces concepts such as big and little, in and out, hot and cold, up and down, and open and closed. Two or more objects appear on the screen with a question; when the user selects the appropriate object to answer the question, a visual reward is given. The program offers multiple settings that a

Swivel Sliding Transfer Bench

The Swivel Sliding Transfer Bench is a transfer bench designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This adjustable bench enables the user to sit on the contoured seat, swivel into position, and slide into the bathtub. The seat locks into position at the touch of a button. Features include a contoured, molded seat and back with drainage holes; an aluminum frame; and suction cup feet. DIMENSIONS(WxD): The frame is 35 x 21 inches and requires

Symmetry & Symmetry Youth

Symmetry and Symmetry Youth are standing frames designed for use by individuals with mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. This frame supports full upright standing posture. It has a solid padded sliding seat and an adjustable sliding back, with lift arms that pull the system up and forward. The system maintains the position of the seat on the users' body while the user is standing or returning to the seated position. The seat is smooth on the front edge so the user gettin

Tabaccess

TabAccess is a Bluetooth switch interface for tablets designed for use by individuals with limited physical mobility and coordination. TabAccess enables interaction with tablet apps through connection of multiple accessible devices such as sip/puff, button switches, grasp switches. It is Android and iOS compatible. It is compatible with iOS 7 Switch Control Events. TabAccess can be mounted to power wheelchairs, adjustable beds, etc. No assembly is required for operation.

Table Clamp Mount

Table Clamp Mount is a mounting system designed to support small and medium size AAC devices. It is equipped with QuickShift-adjustment and 3D-offset. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Sandbox

---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To provide a do-it-yourself sandbox for a child with cerebral palsy. A table 2 by 3 feet is set at a height such that the user’s chair just slides under. The table has 4 inch sides to contain the sand, but the center of the front all is reduced by 2 inches to give the user better access. The table is covered with several coats of marine varnish and a snug fitting lid allowing the box to be left outdoors. TITLE: The Table Sandbox. WEBSITE: Workshop Sol

Table Stand Dc

Table Stand DC is a table-mounting system with a straight and vertical tube designed to support AAC devices. It is also equipped with vibration and slip-proof rubber feet. The height can be adjusted from 0.2 to 9.8 inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Stand Mount Xl

Table Stand Mount XL is table-top and wheelchair mounting system designed to support AAC devices. There is an X-formed frame with an automatic leveling on uneven surfaces to ensure a sturdy mounting environment for all types of devices. HEIGHT: can be adjusted from 0.2 to 19.6 inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Table Stand Mount Xs

Table Stand Mount XS is table-top and wheelchair mounting system designed to support AAC devices. There is an X-formed frame with an automatic leveling on uneven surfaces to ensure a very sturdy mounting environment for all types of devices. The height can be adjusted from 0.2 to 9.8inches. COLOR: Silver and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Talk 'n Scan Calculator

The Talk 'n Scan Calculator is a voice ouput scanning calculator program designed for use by switch users and individuals with low vision. This resizable talking calculator has an auditory scanning option. The calculator has a basic mode that performs arithmetical functions and percentages, and an advanced mode that also includes roots, exponents, and brackets. The display shows numbers up to 999. A Check-It mode enables the user to try his/her own answer a specified number of times and then hav

Talk Tablet

TalkTablet is an AAC speech/communication application for people who have difficulty communicating (speaking) as a result of autism, aphasia, Down Syndrome, stroke, laryngectomy or any other condition. TalkTablet generates speech output by offering buttons that contain words or phrases, or by using the on-screen keyboard. Buttons can contain pictures, text, photographs or any one of the over 11,000+ SymbolStix communication symbols included with this program. TalkTablet comes pre-loaded with sp

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record up to a 10 second message. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture.

Talk Time Recordable Postcards

Talk Time Recordable Postcard is designed for children and adults practicing their writing and storytelling skills. Users can record a message for up to 10 seconds in length. There is a write on and wipe off surface that can be used with dry erase writing tools (crayons, markers, pens) to write a message or draw a picture. POWER: Batteries are not replaceable. CAPACITY: Able to record a 10 second message. COLOR: white. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.

Talking Bowling Pins (Model 208)

The Talking Bowling Pins, model 208, is a bowling game designed for use by individuals with cognitive or physical disabilities. When one or all of the bowling pins are knocked over with the soft rubber ball, a message will play. Record and re-record the message as often as needed. Total recording time is 20 seconds. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): The base is 17 x 17 x 1.5 inches. The pins are 14.5 inches tall. The ball is 10 inches in diameter.

Talking Calculator

The Talking Calculator is designed for use by those individuals who have a visual impairment or for individuals who find an auditory learning style helpful. It can be used without or with sounds. English only. Offers complete speech of the numbers. For example, if reading the number 78, it would say, "seventy-eight". It also offers digit-by-digit speech, where the number 78 would be read, "seven-eight". Volume control. Mute option. Angled display. Two triple-A (AAA) batteries included.

Talking Icon (Model 9199)

Talking Icon, model 9199, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with cognitive or communication disabilities. These small communicators can be used alone or attached together on a tabletop or wheelchair tray to initiate language. Activated by pressing the icon on the top or with an external switch (not included), each unit records and plays one 10-second message and includes an on/Off switch, volume control, and an icon holder with Velcro. Velcro is also included to

Talking Pin Say It Play It (Model 9157)

The Talking Pin Say It Play It, model 9157, is a direct selection communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. By pushing the happy pin like a joystick, four separate messages can be played. The messages can be recorded and re-recorded by pushing a hidden switch. Playing time is 20 seconds. Four switch output jacks and cords are provided which can simultaneously activate four separate devices. POWER: Uses four double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (WxHxD): 8.2

Talking Tin - Red 40 seconds recording

Talking Tin is a speech generating device designed for use by individuals 3 years and older with communication disorders associated with cerebral palsy, stroke, traumatic brain injuries, and other neurological disorders. Parents, teachers, and therapists can record (and re-record) and play back messages, music, or sound effects. It allows for 40 seconds of recordings.

Tandem Master

The Tandem Master is a Morse code computer interface and mouse emulator designed for use by individuals with neurological, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities or cerebral palsy. The unit has switch input jacks for Morse code input (switches not included), plus a USB connector jack and an external speaker jack for Morse code beeps feedback. Features include Morse code mouse functionality, Morse code initiated volume control and speed control, support for multiple menus (up to four) f

Tapio Ios Device Switch Interface

Tapio™ is a compact adaptive switch interface designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is a native USB device that can be connected to an Apple iOS device using an Apple Camera Interface Adapter. It accepts industry standard 3.5 millimeter stereo or mono plugs and directly interfaces up to two adaptive switches to an Apple iOS Device or computer. Tapio™ is powered from the device and does not require external po

Tater Toss

Tater Toss is a game designed for use with children with upper extremity or perceptual disabilities. This "hot potato" game enables players to work on passing and tossing skills as well as body awareness and postural stability by playing in different developmental positions. Whoever is holding the when its timer runs out and the bell rings is out.

Technical Trainer, The (Model 699)

The Technical Trainer, model 699, is a float swimming aid and swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by children and adults with lower extremity, mobility, neurological, or balance disabilities or arthritis. This triangular unit can be used in a variety of positions, including lying prone or supine, standing, sitting, and sitting with the legs extended. It can also be used as a kick board or to support the head above the water. SIZES: Adult and child/youth.

Tecla Shield Dos

The Tecla Shield DOS is a control switch input interface designed for people with fine motor control or upper extremity disabilities. The system allows a person to use adapted switches or the driving controls of their powered wheelchair to control remotely an Apple iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad or an Android tablet or smartphone. The Tecla Access app (see separate entry) is required to use the Tecla Shield DOS with an Android device. The switches or driving controls connect to the system using the

Telephone Holster

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who uses a wheelchair to transport and keep within reach a cordless telephone. A tube with an open top and a closed bottom was made of weatherproof material. The tube was fastened underneath the wheelchair seat with the phone's antenna extending into reach while staying close to the side of the chair. TITLE: The Telephone Holster. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/telhol.htm. REF: The originator,Bru

Telestik (Model Ad3000)

The TeleStik, model AD3000, is a reacher designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This reacher has a telescoping stainless steel arm equipped with a washable UltraStik adhesive disk to pick up items weighing up to to one pound. The reacher has a soft, slip-resistant PVC grip. To use, place the adhesive disk flat on the object that is to be picked up. Press gently and bring object to the user. For heavier objects, after pressing gently,

Telestik (Model Ma4000)

The TeleStik, model MA4000, is a reacher designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This reacher has a telescoping stainless steel arm equipped with a strong magnet for picking up metal items weighing up to one pound and a hook for pulling or dragging items. The hook is also useful for opening cupboards, pushing elevator buttons, retrieving clothing, etc. In addition, the hook is helpful for those who have any difficulty extending the tel

Telestik (Model Ts3040)

The TeleStik, model TS3040, is a reacher designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This reacher has a telescoping stainless steel arm equipped with a strong magnet for picking up metal items weighing up to one pound and a hook for pulling or dragging items. The hook can also be used for opening cupboards, pushing elevator buttons, retrieving clothing etc. In addition, the hook is helpful for those who have any difficulty extending the te

Tellus 4

Tellus 4 is a direct selection or keyboard communicator designed for use by individuals with communication or speech disabilities. It utilizes Windows 7 Pro 64 with Mind Express 4. There are integrated stereo speakers and audio amplification and microphone. The Tellus 4 is equipped with RealSpeak (Nuance) or BrightSpeech (Acapela). In addition, Tellus 4supports the latest wireless technology: integrated WLAN, Bluetooth and 3G/UMTS mobile network technology. Result: e-mail, text messages and int

Tenura Anti Slip Circular Mat

The Tenura Anti Slip Circular Mat is a non slip coaster and non slip pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spasticity. This round silicone mat is intended to prevent plates, bowls and crockery from sliding on tables, counters and trays. It also can hold kitchen appliances and mixing bowls in place and hold objects firm on surfaces that are not horizontal or are subject to movement or tipping. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 or 7.5 inches in diameter

Tenura Anti Slip Coaster

The Tenura Anti Slip Coaster is a non slip coaster and non slip pad designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity or neurological disabilities or spasticity. This square silicone mat is intended to prevent plates, bowls and crockery from sliding on tables, counters and trays. It also can hold objects firm on surfaces that are not horizontal or are subject to movement or tipping. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 3.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: Red, blue, and yellow.

Terry Shower / Swim Cape - Petite Adult (Model 340)

The Terry Shower/Swim Cape - Petite Adult, model 340, is a hooded cape or robe designed for wear by adults with mobility or lower extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, and others who use wheelchairs. Designed to clear wheelchair wheels and made of 100 percent cotton, this cape has a longer front and a shorter back and a long zip opening. It can be worn immediately after swimming or bathing. DIMENSIONS: 36-inch front; 44 inches wide; 24-inch back; 22-inch front zipper. WEIGHT: 3 pounds. COL

Terrycloth Crumb Catcher With Plastic Backing

This Terrycloth Crumb Catcher with Plastic Backing is designed for individuals with upper body limitations or upper body neuromuscular limitations that make it challenging to eat a meal or to do the plate to fork, fork to mouth motions. This product is a terrycloth clothing protector that ties around the neck and has a built-in pocket on the bottom that catches crumbs. The terrycloth is absorbent and the back is waterproof to prevent clothing from getting wet or stained. Machine washable. Comes

Thai Roll

The Thai Roll is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or an e-reader designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, cerebral palsy or arthritis. One edge of this lap pillow can be rolled and fastened to the other end using the beads and fabric loops. The pillow can be fastened at several different angles to place a book, iPad, or other tablet computer in the optimal position for the user. The Thai Roll's attached tie can be used as a bookmark

The Dress Pant (Model 014)

The Dress Pant, model 014, is women’s slacks designed for use by women with catheters, mobility disabilities, or spinal cord injury or who have difficulty dressing. Available lined or unlined, these pants are designed for ease in sitting as the material contours to the curve of the body eliminating unnecessary bulk in the front thus making the back fuller and longer. Made of linen, these pants feature stretch fabric for comfort, a generous rise and inseam, and a 4-inch invisible zipper to accomm

The Hydrant

The Hydrant is designed for use by individuals with limited mobility as a result of back surgery, neurological disorders or spinal cord injuries. Its goal is to allow individuals to independently reach for a drink without calling for assistance. The Hydrant's unique, one piece, cap/handle/clip attaches securely onto beds, chairs, wheelchairs, car seats, belts, rucksacks, bikes, desks, etc. giving the user instant access to fluids allowing them to drink at any time without assistance. The user

The Nest

The Nest is an oversized positioning seat designed for use by children with neurological or severe physical disabilities. This soft seat offers surround-around comfort and security while placing child in correct 90-degree body alignment. The Nest’s center gives way slightly, firming and drawing the sides together for support. Comfortable for one child, it can be used as a place for a child and a therapist to relax and work. This seat is made of rugged nylon. DIMENSIONS: Approximately 78 x 59 inc

The Original Afo Assist

The Original AFO Assist® is an innovative, one-of-a-kind lower body dressing aid designed to help stroke survivors and other individuals with disabilities (i.e., Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy) independently don an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) and shoe.

The Original Afo Assist’s Accessory Pack

The Accessory Pack is an addition to The Original AFO Assist®, a lower body dressing aid designed to help stroke survivors and other individuals with disabilities (i.e., Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy) independently don an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) and shoe.

The Sentence Master: Program For Success In Reading Level 2

The Sentence Master: A Program for Success in Reading Level 2 is a language and reading tutorial program designed to increase reading comprehension, foster independent reading and facilitate classroom inclusion for children and adults with language learning, developmental, hearing disabilities, or autism. It is useful for teaching reading skills to students who have difficulty with phonics or oral language, or who have impulsive learning styles. It is also effective for teaching English as a sec

The Walk-O-Long

The Walk-O-Long is a gait belt designed for use with children with walking or balance disabilities. To use, wrap the Walk-O-Long around the child’s chest and under the arms, then adjust it to fit comfortably and secure the single-latch safety buckle in back. The beltsecurity strap extension enables the adult to provide assistance without bending. The primary security strap is made of super-strong flat nylon webbing. The one-piece security strap is threaded through each Walk-O-Long, and then loop

Thera-Band Stability Trainer

The Thera-Band Stability Trainer is a balace and posture training device designed for use by individuals with balance, neurologial, or lower extremity disabilities. This device is intended to improve balance, postural stability, proprioception, and coordination. Made of foam, the unsteady surface challenges the body to maintain postural stability and balance. DIMENSIONS(HxLxW): The blue Trainer is 2 x 22 x 12 inches and the green trainer is 2 x 20 x 12 inches.

Theradapt Adult Angle Straddle Bench

The Adult Angle Straddle Bench is a forward tilt seat designed for use by individuals with balance, neurological, or lower extremity disabilities. This bench can be adjusted for use as a a horizontal bench, an angle bench, or a rocking bench (a rocker base is included). The height- and angle-adjustability provided when using the angle base promotes an anterior pelvic tilt, erect sitting posture, and increased weight bearing through the lower extremities. When using the rocker base, the bench enc

Therapeutic Double Rider Pad

The Therapeutic Double Rider Pad is a treeless riding pad designed specifically for therapeutic riding programs. This pad is intended for backriding with children who need the assistance of a therapist's support. Two seats, each with a small cantle, allow enough space for the child in front to work his or her body without the interference of the rider in back. This pad features stirrup bars for two sets of English stirrup leathers and a rolled leather handhold strap to provide the rider with add

Therapy Balls (Model 9095)

The Therapy Balls, model 9095, are a set of inflatable exercise balls designed for use in therapeutic settings. This set of five balls can be used to strengthen core muscles, for vestibular therapy, and for performing a variety of balance, strength, flexibility and rehabilitation exercises. OPTIONS: Hand pump. DIMENSIONS: 16, 21, 25, 33 and 37 inches in diameter. COLOR: Assorted.

Therapy Shoppe Backwards Weighted Vest

The Therapy Shoppe Backwards Weighted Vest is a weighted vest designed for use in sensory integration activities by children with physical or neurological disabilities. These fully-lined, denim vests feature a Velcro closure in the back to reduce unwanted removal, a low, rounded neck in the front, sealed sandbag weights, and four discreet inside pockets that accommodate various sized weights. The extra-small and small vests each include four four-ounce weightss and the medium vest includes four

Therapy Shoppe Spinning Board

The Therapy Shoppe Spinning Boards are designed for use with individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. These solid wood spinning boards are designed to be used by children and adults in school, clinic, or home settings for vestibular (movement) input. DIMENSIONS: 18, 21, or 24 inches. CAPACITY: 400 poumds.

Therapy Shoppe T-Stool

The Therapy Shoppe T-Stool is a balance training device designed for use by individuals with balance or neurological disabilities. These durable sold-wood stools can be used to incorporate balance training in the classroom, during therapy games, or to work on postural stability and trunk control. DIMENSIONS: Available in 12, 14, or 16 inches high. The seating surface measure 9 x 10 inches.

Therapy Shoppe Weighted Vest

The Therapy Shoppe Weighted Vest is a weighted vest designed for use in sensory integration activities by children with physical or neurological disabilities. Made of denim with a unisex-design lining, this vest is designed to provide proprioceptive input, creating a calming, organizing effect for many children. Features include Velcro closures, sealed sandbag weights, and four hidden inside pockets that are designed to accommodate a variety of different sized weights. The extra-small and small

TheraSIP Thera Straws Set for Swallowing Trainer

TheraSIP Thera Straws are swallowing trainers designed for people with palsy and other mobility disabilities. They are designed with a  decreasing interior diameters and restrict bolus size and maximize safe intake of thin liquids, a safe method for keeping individuals on thin liquids. They can be shaped (bent) by placing in a microwave, shortened as needed, and cleansed after each use. Recommended for individual use only.

Therion Magnetic Travel Mattress Pad

The Therion Magnetic Travel Mattress Pad is designed individuals with disabilities that may cause poor circulation and for persons with heightened anxiety as it is meant to improve blood circulation and oxygenation, and minimize stress for the user. 242 deep penetrating all natural magnets provide therapeutic benefit to the user. Portable. Anisotropic Ceramic magnet. 5 inch magnet penetration depth. Travel Pad is NOT washable but it can be spot cleaned with mild soap and damp cloth. Magnetic the

Thermostat Control Arm

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities and who uses a wheelchair to adjust the thermostat in her apartment. A frame of copper tubing was already mounted on the wall near the thermostat in order to mount an Adjustable Telephone Support. The frame has spare space, and additional items can easily be attached to it using small, narrow hose clips. A new bracket, complete with a lever, was assembled and attached to the frame. The user is able get to

Thigh Pointer

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESCRIPTION: A thermoplastic cuff formed to the thigh which has a pointer attached to it. This device allows an individual to point on a communication board, play certain musical instruments, paint, etc.

Thinking Home

Thinking Home 2 is a home automation program designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It supports both PowerLinc V2 models, ActiveHome Pro (model CM-15A), and more than 100 other models of gadgets and scores of USB serial adapters. In many cases, it can store the user's schedule in a controller so devices can be operated without the computer. The system has built-in speech recognition for voice commands, and provides spoken announcements. A Setup Assista

Thomas Steady Arm

The Thomas Steady Arm is an arm support for feeding and a writing aid designed for use by children or adults with disabilities causing arm and hand tremors. This unit eliminates and/or significantly controls tremors by supporting graduated vertical, horizontal, and circular movements. The unit mounts to any table top (other than glass) or to a wheelchair. The user's arm is placed in a trough-style arm holder and secured with straps, and the unit's three tension adjusters are set to counter tremo

Thomashilfen Quick Base (Q-Chassis) High-Low Base

Thomashilfen Quick Base (Q-Chassis) High-Low Base is an alternative frame designed for use by children with neurological and mobility disabilities. It that allows you to move the Thomashilfen seating systems from the mobility or stroller base, creating an indoor base that is great for family, therapy, or classroom inclusion. The Thomashilfen Quick Base is equipped with a patented tipping prevention function called the Balance Safety System or BSS. When the back of EASyS is reclined, the seat

Thread Lite

The Thread Lite is a lighted needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with needle threading and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Tiger's Tale

Tiger's Tale is a speech training program designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. In this program, Tiger has lost his voice and needs help looking for it. Children "talk" for Tiger and their voices are recorded to create a movie. During Tiger's search, animated characters appear and ask children questions to elicit their thoughts, suggestions, and opinions. Conversations are developed using the child's voice along with other pre-recorded voices. If a child is asked a question

Tilt-In-Space Chair

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with global developmental delays and low muscle tone with appropriate seating and positioning. The chair is made of lightweight plywood and is angle-adjustable from upright to 45 degrees reclining using trinuts. This enables the user to sit upright for as long as can be tolerated and then recline as needed. The chair is equipped with a tray clamped to metal slides, making it adjustable in height and tilt, and enabling it to follow the angle of the c

Timy

Timy is a car seat designed for children who require additional support for positioning due to limited physical mobility. The Timy comes equip with lateral supports and a double-sided shoulder belt guide. There is a 90-degree turn out system for easy access with anatomically formed cushion parts. The seat depth is adjustable to promote a proper fit. The Timy has been crash tested to ECE R44-04. OPTIONS: Footplate and Support Frame SIZES: Junior, Standard, Senior, Senior Max. DIMENSIONS: Width 2

Tinker Bell Lantern (Model 1209)

The Tinker Bell Lantern, model 1209, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch (not included) activates lights and phrases spoken by the actual voice of Tinker from the Tinker Bell movie. The Lantern also has a stay-on nightlight feature. The toy also works by twisting the lantern top. POWER: Uses 3 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 10 x 6 x 4 inches.

Tinywalk

Tinywalk is designed to encourage children ages 7 months-3 years of age with mobility disabilities learning to take their first steps. TinyWalk is a weight-relieving gait trainer, which gives dynamic support throughout the rise and fall of the pelvis during ambulation. As the child steps forward, the active spring system of the walker allows the pelvis to move down into the “heel strike” and “toe off” portion of gait, and then assists with elevation to allow for proper “swing-through.” It offers

Tj Bearytales

TJ Bearytales is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity, neurological, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This stoy-telling bear uses interactive books and can be accessed by activating the capability switches mounted on the molded base. Two jacks are located on the side for using other capability switches (not included) if the child cannot access the mounted ones. POWER: Uses four D Batteries. OPTIONS: Additional stories are available. DIMENS

Tmx Elmo

TMX Elmo is a switch adapted tou designed for use by children with severe physical, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities. When activated with a capability switch (required but not included) connected to the activator box, Sesame Street's Elmo giggles and shakes and performs a routine of realistic movements. POWER: Elmo uses six double-A Batteries; the activator box requires two triple-A Batteries.

Todd Bath Seat

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with global developmental delays and low muscle tone with appropriate seating and positioning for bathing. The chair is made of PVC pressure pipe and fittings, with a seat and back of outdoor fabric. The seat is also equipped with a webbing pelvic strap and crotch strap. The base frame is fitted with suction cups for security and stability. The seat back is fixed at 90 degrees to the seat and the entire seat unit can be reclined from 32 to 50 degree

Toddler Kore Wobble Chair

Toddler Kore Wobble Chair is a seat design to allow movement when children are required to sit. The base of the Toddler Kore Wobble Chair is designed to allow movement in 360 degrees and to remain upright without tipping over. When the user stands up, the chair stays in place. The Toddler Kore Wobble Chair will allow rocking from side to side, front to back or anywhere in between. The constant motion of the chair provides feedback to the brain to help the child understand where their body is in

Toilet And Support Rails

The Premier Care ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Compliant Toilet is designed for individuals who have mobility and balance challenges or severe physical disabilities. Is over 3 inches higher than regular toilets and has an elongated bowl which accommodates more body types and prevents messes. This toilet’s height exceeds ADA Standards’ minimum. Has a SOFTCLOSE seat and lid closes behind user, slowly and automatically after a slight push. Economically-friendly: uses less water.

Toilet Paper Roll Mofifications

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPUPRPOSE: To make toilet paper use more manageable for people with arthritis, use of only one hand, or other upper extremity disabilities. This article, part of a chapter entitled "Bathroom & Washing Up" discusses ways to make managing toilet paper easier. Suggestions include squeezing the roll to make the cardboard cylinder more oval than round to prevent paper from unrolling too rapidly, re-installing the holder so the roll is vertical rather than horizontal, and attach

Tongue Switch

The Tongue Switch is designed for use by individuals with severe physical or neurological disabilities, spinal cord injury, or cerebral palsy. The user holds the switch between the teeth and pushes the button with the tongue. COLOR: Black with red switch.

Top End Force Handcycle

The Top End Force Handcycle is a hand-propelled recumbent cycle designed for use by individuals with severe physical or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This 27-speed cycle is operated by a hands-on shifter/ brake. The back angle is adjustable from 35 to 55 degrees. Other adjustable dimensions include back height, crank height, fore and aft seat position, and footrest position. The footrests come with safety straps. DIMENSIONS: Seat width is 14, 15, 16, 17, or 18 inches. Seat

Tornado Body Dryer

The Tornado Body Dryer is a body dryer designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities, burns, arthritis, or amputation. This in-shower device is intended to dry the shower-taker or bather, head-to-toe, by blowing warm air on him or her instead of using a towel. The body dryer has two speed settings: low keeps the shower or bath area warm and high dries the user when she or he is finished showering or bathing. Because the maintenance-free unit swirls warm

Towerpower

Tower-Power is a computer switch adapter designed for use by individuals with cerebral palsy, neurological or upper extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The device is mounted over the power button on a PC, and connected to a switch (not included) placed where the user can reach. This enables the user to turn on the power from a more convenient position, or using a switch that requires less dexterity or force. This device comes with solenoid casing (aluminum housing with LED light), a V

Toy Shopping Cart

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments with a safe play and walking aid. The handlebar of the cart was extended up and back toward the child and the rear wheels were fixed and extended back to prevent tipping when the child leaned her weight on the handlebar. A board covered with colorful stickers was attached to the front of the cart to minimize damage from inadvertent bumping. TITLE: Playing and Growing

Trabsack

The Trabasack is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination. It fits and straps into place to allow the user to use their hands to feel and grasp items. There is a soft Velcro surface and sturdy D rings mean it can grip or secure all sorts of things. It attaches to the front of most wheelchairs. The Trabasack is easy to wipe and machine washable.

Transfer Bench (Model 58-830)

The Transfer Bench, model 58-830, is a height adjustable bath transfer bench designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. The bench is made of plastic with aluminum legs, and has a rounded end to allow for easier, more comfortable transfers. It comes with a snap-in arm and backrest, which can be positioned on either the right or left side of the bench. The height-adjustable seat has drainage channels, and the legs have wide footgrips to stabilize and secure the bench. DIMENSIONS (

Transfer Disc

The Transfer Disc is a standing transfer aid designed to assist caregivers in transfering individuals. The disc rotates on a graphite pad. The thin profile allows a transfer with minimal movement. DIMENSIONS: The disc has a diameter of 15 inches.

Traverse Climbing Wall For Preschoolers

The Climbing Wall is designed for children with little coordination, poor motor planning skills, and weak muscles to develop those skills along with confidence and muscle tone. Buyers are to send into Fun and Function their room dimensions and the child’s or children’s age range. Fun and Function will customize the wall accordingly. WeeKidz® Traverse Wall is a child friendly version of the traditional traverse wall. Children are supported by large red and yellow hand holds in a variety of shapes

Treatment Ladder

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means of helping a child with cerebral palsy to stand independently, to practice dressing while standing, and to provide an aid to practice moving from sitting to standing. The ladder has two pine uprights, each attached to a stable ski-shaped base. Five rungs made of 19 millimeter (mm) dowels are mounted to an inner upright that is height-adjustable using a tri-nut. DIMENSIONS: The height adjusts from 100 to 400 mm above the floor. TITLE: Keeping Active.

Tricumbent

The Tricumbent is a hand-propelled recumbent tricycle designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This cycle has a front wheel drive train, leaning suspension, vertical handle bars, and adjustable front boom and seat position track. It accommodates individuals between 5 feet and 6 feet, 6 inches tall. Components include a poweder-coated Chromoly frame; an anodized aluminum seat with a nylon mesh cover; alloy rim wheels with stainless steel

True Drop

True Drop is an eye drop guide designed to aid self-administration of eyedrops by individuals with glaucoma or after cataract and other eye surgeries. The user inserts the bottle in the guide, puts on the guide like a pair of glasses, and squeezes the bottle. The guide can be used standing, sitting, or lying down. Made of plastic, it accepts virtually all eyedrop bottles, including Xalatan. It comes assembled with two universal bottle ports. For use with Xalatan, the user changes to the bottle p

Tumble Forms Biform Wedge (Models 2805A Thru 2805D)

The Tumble Forms Biform Wedge is a dual-height positioning wedge designed to allow positioning a child at either a higher or lower elevation. Elevation can be changed by simply turning the wedge over. The wedges may be nested together and secured with Velcro straps to expand positioning options. They feature lateral supports and a special contour shape to provide extra support to the user. These wedges are constructed of high density foam with a flexible coating that is washable, seamless, imper

Turboset Angler

The Turboset Angler is a fishing accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This unit attaches to the fishing pole to support the user's arm to increase casting accuracy and hook set power. The set includes a thee-way adjustable attaching bracket, the arm support cradle, a pole pad, and stainless steel hardware. GUARANTEE: Lifetime guarantee.

Turboset Tournament

Turboset Tournament is a fishing accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This unit attaches to the fishing pole to support the user's arm to increase casting accuracy and hook set power. The set includes a six-way adjustable attaching bracket, the arm support cradle, a comfort pad, a pole pad, an arm strap (optional use), and stainless steel hardware. GUARANTEE: Lifetime guarantee.

Turtle Invaders

Turtle Invaders is a cause and effect program designed for children ages 4-8. It is designed to improve eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills in children with special needs and younger children. The settings can be customized to adjust the game options based on an individual’s skill level. Turtle Invaders is also compatible for switch accessible for children with limited motor coordination. Graphics and music can be adjusted to make this game suitable for children with sensory processi

Tuxedo Biball

The Tuxedo BibAll is a bib designed for use by children and adults with eating, swallowing, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This reversible bib has a soft French terry front and a lightweight backing coated in 100 percent rip-stop nylon. This bib is silk screened with tuxedo jacket, buttoned shirtfront, cumberbund, and bow tie. Machine washable and dryable, the bib has Velcro closure and comes with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 17 x 33 inches. COLOR: Black jacke

Tv Controller 2

CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adaptation of a TV remote for individuals with arthritis and/or fine motor disabilities. Lexan material was heated and shaped to fit various television remote controllers. Small tabs are bent at right angles over the buttons to be operated. In many settings, such as a hospital, volume can be preset so that only three tabs are required for off/on, channel up, and channel down. The unit can be placed on a non-slip rubber base or fastened to a

Twenty Categories

Twenty Categories is cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide practice in using categorization skills through the use of multiple choice questions for children and adults with language learning, developmental, severe physical, visual or hearing disabilities, or autism, as well as adults with traumatic brain injury or aphasia. Three hundred nouns in 20 categories are contained on two disks. The questions train categorization concepts in three ways: Inclusion: Category to Noun, Inclus

Twinrider

Twinrider is a sit-down snowboard designed for individuals with limited lower extremity mobility as a result of a spinal cord injury, neurological incident or traumatic brain injury.  It is designed to promote independent riding, while encouraging a true board sports sideway stance and full control over board performance in both carving and skidding turns.

Twitch Switch (Model 1061)

The Twitch Switch, model 1061, is an eyebrow switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This switch is activated by a small muscle movement such as wrinkling the forehead or raising an eyebrow; the amount of muscle movement required for activation can be adjusted for increased or decreased movement. This switch operates in latching, momentary, or timed mode. The latch mode operates an attached device until the

Udrink

The uDrink is a can, cup, or bottle holder designed for use by individuals with severe physical, neurological, upper extremity, or grasping disabilities or spinal cord injury. This device consists of a container holder with super grip non-slip strap liner and a stainless steel handle with a rubberized coating. The strap liner allows the strap to securely hold irregularly shaped items and containers, as well as containers covered in condensation. The handle is equipped with a slot through which t

Ufo Push Switch (Model 1702)

The UFO Push Switch, model 1702, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Appropriate for teenagers, the unit activates with the slightest touch on the cosmic surface. The user is rewarded with music, lights and vibration. When used as a switch, the stimuli are automatically disconnected. The music appeals to an older age group. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 7 x 1 inch high.

Ufo Starship (Model 1704)

The UFO Starship is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. Pressing on the brown dots activates four sounds from space. One dot also starts the ship’s engine, creating vibration, and another activates the “take-off” lights. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (DxH): 7 x 1 inches.

UGO Sprite Children's Wheelchair

The UGO Sprite is a pediatric/children's self propelled wheelchair designed for younger users up to 110 kilograms in weight. The Sprite wheelchair is built around a lightweight cross-braced aluminum tubular frame. The push handles are height adjustable to ensure that the wheelchair attendant is as comfortable as the occupant. The seat and backrest are made using a breathable nylon fabric which, is easy to wipe down and dries quickly. The backrest can be tensioned to suit the support  / comfort r

Ultimate Car Seat

The Ultimate Car Seat is designed for use with children with balance, neurological, orother physical disabilities. This seat features fully-adjustable padded head supports and a five-point harness. The included positionining pad set can be used to provide support for smaller children. OPTIONS: Seat depth extender. DIMENSIONS: The inside width is 15.5 inches in the front and 14 inches in the back. The overall dimensions are 28 x 19 inches. CAPACITY: 20 to 102 pounds. WEIGHT: 11 pounds

Ultimate Stroller Base

The Ultimate Stroller Base is a stroller for detachable car seat designed for use with children with mobility, balance, walking, or severe physical disabilities. Designed to be used as a mobility base for the Ultimate Car Seat (see separate entry), the folding, lightweight aluminum stroller has a locking mechanism that holds the car seat at a 20-degree angle. The stroller features a height-adjustable foot rest, foam-padded handles, and foot-operated wheel locks. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 39 X 35 x 23.

Ultratwin Freespan Traverse

The UltraTwin FreeSpan Traverse is an overhead powered bariatric transfer lift designed for use by obese individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This traverse system consists of a movable traverse rail mounted on two fixed rails. The ceiling-mounted traverse system makes the entire area of a room accessible for lifting and transfer. Traverse rails can be connected via switches, enabling, for example, transfers between different rooms. Th

Under Seat Wheelchair Pouch (Model 16C203)

The Under Seat Wheelchair Pouch, model 16C203, is an under seat pocket designed for wheelchair users. This device is designed to provide storage space under the chair and is accessible from the front by the wheelchair user. Made of nylon, it fastens with buckles. DIMENSIONS: (HxLxW) 12 x 11 x 16 inches.

Universal Adaptive Drink Holder

This Universal Adaptive Drink Holder is designed for individuals who have limited or no grip, persons with disabilities that negatively affect their fine motor skills, a person with a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, someone who has arthritis or had a stroke. With the Universal Adaptive Drink Holder the user can drink independently. This product has a curved handle and can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, cups & glasses of all different shapes, sizes and

Universal Control Panel

The Universal Control Panel is a control input interface for electronic devices used by powered wheelchair users with physical or neurological disabilities. The control panel can be used on any powered wheelchair, and it can control almost any device on the chair, including MP3 players, CD players, radios, fans, and heaters. It also interfaces with all of the manufacturer's products, such as the IllumiRay Lighting System and the HydroFlush Mini (see separate entries). It has 3 powered 12-volt In

Universal Corner Chair

The Universal Corner Chair is a positioning chair designed for use by children and adolescents up to 60 inches with upper extremity, neurological, mobility, or severe physical disabilities. This chair aids in keeping a child’s shoulders flexed to help better focus on fine motor activities. It is also helpful in maintaining leg extension and extensor thrust. Features include an abductor block, hip positioning belt, height-adjustable H-harness and removable tray with folding support that rises to

Universal Lock

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of universal lock that allows children with disabilities to operate a school locker. In middle and high school, almost every student secures their locker with a dial combination lock. Individuals with cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury may be unable to use these types of locks due to a lack of motor or cognitive skills necessary to open a standard lock. A universal lock prototype was created and tested on children with special needs. The

Up N' Go (Adult And Bariatric)

The Up n' Go is a walker with lifter and gait trainer designed for use by adults with cerebral palsy, brain injury, or neurological, lower extremity, or walking disabilities. This unit consists of a mobility unit which is a wheeled walking frame with a wide U-shaped base with four casters, a suspension unit, and gas springs. The suspension unit is a carefully-designed harness that is designed to be comfortable to wear while sitting or standing and to be easy to put on or take off. The back side

Up N' Go (Toddler, Pediatric, & Youth)

The Up n' Go is a walker with lifter and gait trainer designed for use by children and youth with cerebral palsy, brain injury, or neurological, lower extremity, or walking disabilities. This unit consists of a mobility unit which is a wheeled walking frame with a wide U-shaped base with four casters, a suspension unit, and gas springs. The suspension unit is a carefully-designed harness that is designed to be comfortable to wear while sitting or standing and to be easy to put on or take off. Th

Upeasy Power Seat (Model Upe-P100)

The UPEASY Power Seat, model UPE-P100, is a seat cushion with lift that converts any chair to a seat lift chair for use by individuals with neurological, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities or arthritis who have difficulty rising from a seated position. The cushion is placed on any chair or sofa with arms, and when the user sits on it and pushes down on one of the two power levers, it gently lowers the user to a seated position. To rise, the user pulls up on one of the power levers and pla

Upeasy Seat Assist (Models Upe 1 & Upe 3)

The UPEASY Seat Assist converts any chair to a seat lift chair for use by individuals with neurological, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities or arthritis who have difficulty rising from a seated position. The cushion is placed on any chair and when the user sits on it, it gently lowers the user to a seated position. To rise, as the user begins to shift weight to rise, the seat automatically provides a supported, stable horizontal assist, lifting 80 percent of the user's weight. This cushio

Uplift Seat Assist (Models Med-Ul 100 & Med-Ul 300)

The Uplift Seat Assist, models MED-UL100 and MED-UL300, is a seat cushion with lift that converts any chair to a seat lift chair for use by individuals with neurological, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities or arthritis who have difficulty rising from a seated position. The cushion is placed on any chair and the selector is set to the weight of the user. As the user begins to shift weight to rise, the seat automatically provides a supported, stable horizontal assist, lifting 80 percent of

Uplift Standard Power Seat (Model Ps1000)

The Uplift Standard Power Seat, model PS1000, is a seat lift cushion that converts any chair or sofa with arms to a seat lift chair for use by individuals with neurological, lower extremity, or mobility disabilities or arthritis who have difficulty rising from a seated position. The cushion is placed on the chair or sofa, and when the user is ready to rise, he or she pulls up on the power lever and places his or her hands on the arms of the chair or sofa to activate the seat, which automatically

Upper Body Workout Device

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an upper body workout device for an individual with cerebral palsy to help his upper body to gain strength and improve his range of motion. The Upper Body Workout Device consists of a steel frame with a cable and pulley system on each side, allowing him to exercise each arm individually. Forearm sleeves attach in three different positions to allow workouts targeting the biceps, triceps and deltoid muscles. Resistance is varied using free

Uppingham Mobile Combined Shower And Commode Chair (Model 172)

The Uppingham Mobile Combined Shower and Commode Chair, model 172, is a commode chair designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This shower and commode chair is made from peel resistant, plastic coated steel tubing. Features include a comfortable PU (polyurethane) cellular molded gap-fronted seat, backrest, over seat and padded hinged armrests. Other features include a pushing handle and four-braked nylon castors (125 millimeters diameter) and commode bowl. Also included is a

Urifem Female Urinal (Model 92091)

The UriFem Female Urinal, model 92091, is a female urinal designed for use by women with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or other disabilities that cause muscle spasm or impair movement. This urinal is positioned without assistance by placing the device between the legs and pressing against the body. Its anatomical design and stable base are designed to prevent leakage and the protective drip cup prevents spillage if there is unexpected movement.

User-Friendly Standing Aid Frame (Models K0109-A, K109-B, & K109-C)

The User-Friendly Standing Aid Frame, model K0109, is a standing aid designed for use by children with lower extremity or neurological disabilities. These units are made of hardwood and steel with colorful, breathable fabrics. They feature a swing-away rear entry and provide adjustable support at the feet, knees, hips, and buttocks. OPTIONS: White Melamine table; clear Lexan table; upper trunk support; kneeling pads; heel/ankle strap; small or large head/back support; hip lateral support; abdomn

Utensil Strap (Model Ha-4196)

The Utensil Strap, model HA-4196, is a utensil holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. To use, attach the strap to the utensil and slip hand through the loop. SIZES: The strap fits most hands. DIMENSIONS: 220 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 5 grams.

Utility Tray

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities to organize and carry items. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions with illustrations for making a tray with a Luan plywood bottom and lattice molding sides. The tray is equipped with D-shaped handles large enough to slip the user’s hands through. MATERIALS: A quarter-inch thick piece of 11 x 14 inch Luan (smooth-surfaced) mahogany

Vac U Brush

The Vac U Brush is an oral hygiene aid designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities. This toothbrush offers intermittent or continuous suction control and features pull-apart construction for cleanup. The unit has 612 Tynex bristles, tenite propionate material, and a reusable brush.

Varyflex

Varyflex is a pediatric stander designed for children with limited mobility due to cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and neurological disorders. It comes with a chest and hip straps for positing. The Varyflex standing frame is positioned on moveable platform with wheels.

Vehicle Cooling Seat (Model 50D-Vs)

The Vehicle Cooling Seat, model 50D-VS, is a body cooling system designed for use by individuals with multiple sclerosis and other neurological disabilities. Features include the cooling UniPak that is optimized to cool the body from bottom up for six hours in conditions of 130-degree Fahrenheit and higher. This device comes with a washable nylon cover can be placed in a refrigerator or freezer for recharging. COLORS: Navy and khaki.

Velcro Garment Fasteners

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. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses ways in which sew-on Velcro tape can be used to modify clothing. Buttons can be replaced with Velcro, neck holes can be enlarged and the seams closed with Velcro, and Velcro can be sewn next to the zippers on pants, ski

Vibrating Fiber Optic Light (Model 3191)

The Vibrating Fiber Optic Light, model 3191, is a switch- operated toy designed for use by children with cognitive, sensory integration, or severe physical disabilities. Activating a connected capability switch (not included) causes the vibrating fiber optic strings to swirl and reflect changing colors. POWER: Uses three double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): The base is 3.25 x 3 inches; the fibers are 12.5 inches high. COLOR: Red, green, blue, green, and purple lights.

Vibrating Lollipop Switch

Vibrating Lollipop Switch is designed for clients working on cause and effect, eye-hand coordination and motor planning as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy or Down’s syndrome. It is a low-profile unit.  Users simply touch any surface point to engage and operate any adapted item. Each switch includes 6 inch cord with 1/8 inch mono plug.  Vigorous vibrations await the user.  Textured, “bumpy” surface provides additional tactile stimulation. 

Vikem Vinyl Eating Bib

The Vikem Vinyl Eating Bib is a bib designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, eating or swallowing disabilities. Designed to offer basic protection and easy cleaning, this clear vinyl bib features a continuous cuff along the bottom which catches food crumbs and liquids, preventing them from dropping to the floor. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 36 x 18 inches. WEIGHT: 1.0 pound.

Virtual Keyboard

The Virtual Keyboard is an optical keyboard designed for use by individuals with fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. The keychain-sized unit projects a virtual keyboard on any flat surface and advanced optics track the user's finger movements on the projected keyboard. The projector can be paired with a smartphone, laptop, or tablet computer and connects via Bluetooth wireless technology. POWER: Uses the included rechargeable lithium-ion battery (USB cord included). The ba

Vision

Vision is a height-adjustable table that has not cross braces underneath the surface. It is designed for individuals who use a wheelchair for mobility. The Vision is a mobile table that can be adjusted manually or electrically. The adjustable surface is available for dual or single users.

Vocally Infinity

The Vocally Infinity Voice Activated Dialer is a voice activated telephone dialer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This hardware accessory connects to a telephone and phone line. For up to 40 names entered into its directory, it dials the number when the name of the person to be called is spoken. This model also enables the user to dial to any number, simply by saying the digits to dial, digit by digit. When th

Voice Switch

The Voice Switch is a sound-based control switch designed for use by individuals with neurological or severe physical disabilities, and a sound production training device designed for use by individuals with speech disabilities. This device provides a switch closure to control connected assistive technology in response to sound production, and it can be used to train sound production capability by persons with speech disabilities, including persons who have limited ability to produce sounds with

Voicebt Switch Adapted Bluetooth Cell Voice Dialer

The VoiceBT Switch Adapted Bluetooth Cell Voice Dialer is a voice activated telephone dialer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation, neurological disabilities, or cerebral palsy (CP). This unit enables the user to call, answer, or hang up with an adaptive switch. The user activates the switch then says the name of the person to call. The unit communicates wirelessly with any Bluetooth cell phone or service provider. OPTIONS: Dual pushbutton feathertouch a

Voicecare Personal Emergency Response System

VoiceCare Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is an emergency alert system with monitoring service designed for use by senior citizens and individuals with disabilities in need of medical and personal assistance. The system is comprised a of two-way voice console unit that connects to an existing phone line, and a lightweight waterproof personal activator with an illuminated help button, worn around the neck or wrist. If assistance is needed, the user presses the button and the console uni

Voiceteach Virtual Trainer 3.0 For Dragon Naturallyspeaking

VoiceTeach Virtual Trainer 3.0 for Dragon NaturallySpeaking is a voice input training program designed for users of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input software (not included; see separate entry). This voice-controlled training and help application walks users through the process of getting started with Dragon NaturallySpeaking and teaches them how to master the program. It has more than fifty lessons, twelve interactive demonstrations, dozens of At-a-Glance screens, command list cheat sheets,

Vose

The Vose is a pediatric stander designed for taller children with limited mobility due to cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and neurological disorders. It comes with a double chest and hip straps for positing. The Vose standing frame is positioned on moveable platform with castors.

Vox Adjustable Workstation-Bi-Level Rectangle

The Vox™ Series by POPULAS is designed to accommodate various work heights for individuals of all sizes in a variety of work industries. It is designed to increase circulation, spine health, user productivity and interpersonal interactions. Vox™ workstations eliminate the cross brace, allowing ultimate knee space and complete freedom of movement. It is equipped with a push-button powered adjustment that has been designed to operate smoothly with minimal noise. It is built with extruded aluminum

Vox Adjustable Workstation-Corner

The Vox™ Series by POPULAS is designed to accommodate various work heights for individuals of all sizes in a variety of work industries.It is designed to increase circulation, spine health, user productivity and interpersonal interactions. Vox™ workstations eliminate the cross brace, allowing ultimate knee space and complete freedom of movement. It is equipped with a push-button powered adjustment that has been designed to operate smoothly with minimal noise. It is built with extruded aluminum

Vox Adjustable Workstation-L Shape

The Vox™ Series by POPULAS is designed to accommodate various work heights for individuals of all sizes in a variety of work industries. It is designed to increase circulation, spine health, user productivity and interpersonal interactions. Vox™ workstations eliminate the cross brace, allowing ultimate knee space and complete freedom of movement. It is equipped with a push-button powered adjustment that has been designed to operate smoothly with minimal noise. It is built with extruded aluminum

Vox Adjustable Workstation-Rectangle

The Vox™ Series by POPULAS is designed to accommodate various work heights for individuals of all sizes in a variety of work industries. It is designed to increase circulation, spine health, user productivity and interpersonal interactions. Vox™ workstations eliminate the cross brace, allowing ultimate knee space and complete freedom of movement. It is equipped with a push-button powered adjustment that has been designed to operate smoothly with minimal noise. It is built with extruded aluminum

Walkable (Models Wk75 & Wk100)

The WalkAble, models WK75 and WK100, is a suspension ambulation aid designed for use by children with mobility and walking disabilities. The device consists of an open wheeled base supporting a body suspension harness, enabling the child to be safely supported while walking over ground or on a treadmill. In combination with an appropriate training program, the WalkAble can help improve the user's gait patterns, posture, balance, muscle strength and overall endurance levels. The WalkAble unit is

Walkaide

WalkAide is a functional electrical stimulator (FES) designed for use by individuals with foot drop. This device simulates the typical nerve-to-muscle signals in the leg and foot, effectively lifting the toes at the appropriate time. The resulting movement is a smoother, more natural and safer stepping motion, and faster walking for longer distances with less fatigue. This device offers one-handed operation and application and is a small, self-contained unit that attaches to the leg below the kn

Walker Armrests

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted armrests for a walker to be used by an individual with cerebral palsy and limited mobility. A previous modification to the walker added a padded, curved bar for the individual’s safety, but the existing gutter split armrests were at the wrong angle for his posture and were not comfortably padded. The existing armrests were removed, and two new rests created from a 12 millimeter ply base and 25 millimeter foam pads covered i

Walker Modifications

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with cerebral palsy to use a reverse walker by pushing it in front of him. The walker was designed to be pulled behind the user. However, because of lack of arm strength and difficulty with balance and hip control, the child was unable to use it. Consequently, it was necessary to allow the wheels to travel in the opposite direction by changing the action of the walker by reversing the position of the clutch which acted as an anti-rollback mechanism.

Walking aid orthopedic device

Walking aid orthopedic device is a prototype model designed for adults with cerebral palsy. It is created by designer Luke Forward. Research on orthopedics and how it affects the movements of adults was done prior to the development of the first prototype. Emphasis was placed on weight reduction of the equipment to help people use it with ease, which explains the use of carbon.

Walking Frame Brake Modification

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation to a four-wheel walker to enable back wheels to lock when navigating the walker up steps for an individual with cerebral palsy and visual and hearing impairments. Two spring-loaded semi-circular aluminum cams are used to jam the back wheels if they move backwards, but not stop the wheels from moving forward. The two cams are mounted on the frame just above the wheels and are attached to a cord which travels up to hook in the center o

Walking Frame Carrying Stick Modification

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation to a four-wheel walker enabling an individual with cerebral palsy and visual and hearing impairments to carry her walking stick and white cane while using her walker. Previous adaptations generally put the carry stick attachments on the outside of the frame; however, there was concern that this would reduce maneuverability of the walker within the individual’s small home. Attachments were added that allow the sticks to be carried wit

Walking Motivator

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Design a motivational walking device for an child with cerebral palsy and autism. The goal was to build a device that would use music to stimulate the consumer to walk on his own. The Walking Motivator is a motion-activated music player that includes a pedometer to detect motion, a microprocessor, an MP3 music player, and headphones. Other than the headphones, the entire device fits inside a small pouch that straps onto the consumer’s hip. As long as the consum

Water Glow Color LED Light Shower Head

Water Glow Color LED Light Shower Head is an innovative safety device designed for young children and individuals with multiple sclerosis and the aging population.  It visually alerts users the temperature of their shower. By simply twisting off the existing showerhead and replacing it with this Water Glow LED Shower Head, users can easily judge the best time to enter the shower depending on the color.  With three multi-color transitions, the shower head alerts users that the water is freezing w

Water Scooter

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a customized adaptation for an individual with cerebral palsy to have physical support, improved mobility, and independence while swimming in a pool or lake. The water scooter is adapted from the Fluid Motorchair (See http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/browse/5/SportsRec/Marine/MotorizedWaterT...). The electric motor and mount tube were taken from the chair and a golf ball was added to the steering post to make it easy to use one handed. The

Water Table Adaptations

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide access to a water play table for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments while using a therapeutic incline box. The plastic table had a metal stand with casters, but as the child grew, it no longer provided the correct height and position. To resolve the problem, the legs were extended and adjustability was added to accommodate future growth. To increase stability, the casters were removed from one end. DI

Water Walking Assistant (Model 698)

The Water Walking Assistant, model 698, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by children and adults with walking, balance, lower extremity, or neurological disabilities or arthritis. This device surrounds the user's upper body to provide support and keep the user upright, enabling lower extremity exercise to improve gait and leg strength. The unit supports the arms and has padded handgrips. SIZES: Extra-small, small, medium, and large. DIMENSIONS (WxL): The extra-small is 11 x 17

Water Wheelchair Cushion (Model Msc263055)

The Water Wheelchair Cushion, model MSC263055, is a water flotation seat cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, lower extremity disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This latex-free cushion fits most standard wheelchairs and provides pressure relief for all-day sitting by distributing the user's body weight evenly. The cushion is washable. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 18 x 16.5 inches.

Waterproof Pillow Cases

The Waterproof Pillow Cases are waterproof pillowcases designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or swallowing disabilities or disabilities that cause drooling. These pillowcases are made of 100 percent cotton interlock with a waterproof vinyl backing for keeping pillows clean and dry. These machine-washable cases have envelope-style closures that make encasing or removing covers smoother.

Waterproof Seat Protector

This waterproof seat protector is meant for use by individuals who have incontinence or who wet and/or soil themselves. It is meant to prevent damage to wheelchairs, couches, chairs, etc. It absorbs up to one cup of moisture and helps protect sensitive skin from contact with fluids.

Wave Switch-Adapted Trackball

The Wave is a switch-adapted trackball designed for classroom use by individuals with limited hand control, motor skill or hand-eye coordination disabilities, and/or involuntary muscle spasms. Intended to provide plug-and-play access to classroom computers, this device features an oversized trackball with free-running movement that requires only the slightest touch. Color-coded buttons allow for left/right clicks, as well as drag lock, enabling users to "lock on" to a screen object so it can be

Webadapt2Me

WebAdapt2Me is a large print and voice output Web browser and key modificaition program designed for use by individuals with visual, cognitive, or upper extremity disabilities. This program enlarges text, reduces visual clutter, reads Web page content aloud, and automatically adjusts keyboard sensitivity to the user's typing style. It manipulates Web pages without requiring Web developers to rewrite or change Web site content. The program can magnify everything on a Web page up to 250 percent, e

Weeble Switches (Model 1023)

The Weeble Switches, model 1023, are touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper upper extremity disabilities. These vibrating switches are extremely sensitive to the slightest touch and the wide base provides stability. The switch base comes with three randomly-selected Weebles. POWER: Uses 1 N-cell battery. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 8.5 x 10 x 2 inches.

Weighted Block Trolley

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with walking or balance disabilities with a block cart to push. Since commercially-available block carts did not provide the necessary stability, a custom cart was built. The unit has a large block-storage area, a height-adjustable wooden handle, two front casters, and large-diameter rear wheels. The handle adjusts using tri nuts. A concealed lower compartment holds two bricks to provide weight for stability. DIMENSIONS: The rear wheels are 132 mil

Weighted Bowl

The Weighted Bowl is designed for those individuals with arthritis, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and other Central Nervous System disorders, as it is reduce the bowl’s movement while eating. Also, insulated to keep food warm/cold, a feature designed to help those who know it takes them longer to feed themselves. Also helpful to other illnesses, injuries, or disorders that cause tremors in the upper body/to the hands.

Welcome Mat Ramp

The Welcome Mat Ramp is designed for use by individuals who have difficulty navigating doorway thresholds due to limited motor planning, lower extremity mobility and balance. The Welcome Mat is designed for structures with thresholds of 1 inch to 8 inches. When not in use, the carpet covered ramp lies flat and serves as a doormat. This ramp comes in a manual or a powered version that operates with a wireless remote. Simply pull a lever or push a remote button and the door side of the mat rais

Wellness Mats

This wellness mat is designed for individuals who have difficulty standing for some period of time. These wellness mats support the body, cushion feet, and reduce muscle fatigue and because of its beveled or slanted edges it does not curl and prevents slipping. It resists bacteria, stains, abrasion, and heat up to 400 degrees. Non-slip bottom. Easy to clean. Made of latex free non-slip polyurethane.

Wenzelite Mss Traveler

The Wenzelite MSS Traveler is a stroller designed for use with children with motor, mobility, or neurological disabilities. This lightweight stroller is designed to be used with the removable MSS seat insert (see separate entry for the MSS Tilt and Recline). The seat insert can also be used as a booster chair, floor sitter, or a low or high frame. The seat includes adjustable lateral supports, trunk harness, pelvic strap, headrest, abduction wedge, and a footrest. The stroller features two tilt

Wheelchair Accessable 4-Seater Picnic Table

This product is designed for persons in wheelchairs. It a 4-seater picnic table has room for a wheelchair to also be seated at the table. It is made from high-pressure wood from sustainsable sources – FSC Certified.

Wheelchair Arm Pouch (Model 16C003)

The Wheelchair Arm Pouch, model 16C003, is a wheelchair side pouch designed for use by wheelchair users. The pouch is designed to fit wheelchairs with desk-length arms and can also be used with walkers. It is made of leatherette material. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 9 inches.

Wheelchair Belt (Models Mdt825090 & Mdt825091)

The Wheelchair Belt is a wheelchair seatbelt designed for use by individuals with mobility or lower extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury. This belt can be permanently attached to a wheelchair or geriatric chair without the use of tools. The belt is made of durable, latex-free nylon webbing with a hook and loop closure (model MDT825090) or a quick release buckle (model MDT825091).

Wheelchair Cane Clip (Model 16C102)

The Wheelchair Cane Clip, model 16C102, is a cane holder designed for use by wheelchair or walker users. One side of the clip can be locked onto a wheelchair using the rubber ring system (included), while the other side is plastisol coated to grip canes, reachers, and other similar devices.

Wheelchair Evacuator

The Wheelchair Evacuator is designed to attach to most manual wheelchairs to facilitate the safe evacuation of wheelchair users in an emergency evacuation. Not only does the Wheelchair Evacuator provide an alternative to most evacuation chairs it also provides evacuations of the wheelchair user in their own wheelchair, thus eliminating the need to move the wheelchair user into an evacuation devise.Evacuation of the wheelchair user up stairs. Evacuation of the wheelchair user to a place of safety

Wheelchair Friendly Jeans

Wheelchair Friendly Jeans are women's jeans designed for use by wheelchair users or individuals who have difficulty dressing. Made of lightweight stretch denim, these jeans are non-constricting as there is an extra two inches in the crotch and an added two inches added to the back of the pants for comfort and ease. Other features include two front zippers for easy accessibility and wide legs that allow room for casts or braces. SIZES: Extra-small, small, medium, large, extra-large, and extra-ext

Wheelchair Liberator Push Handles

Wheelchair Liberator is designed for individuals with limited mobility and use a wheelchair for mobility. It has been designed for everyday use by wheelchair users and their caregivers to make getting around easier, more convenient and more comfortable for both the user in the chair and those pushing. It was designed to make navigating various terrains such as curbs, steps, cobbles and gravel manageable. The Wheelchair Liberator comprises of two ergonomically designed handles that quickly and ea

Wheelchair Mounting Kit (Wcmk)

The Wheelchair Mounting Kit (WCMK) is a wheelchair mounting kit for communicators designed for use by individuals with communication disabilities who use wheelchairs. This stong, durable mounting systemcan be attached to either side of the wheelchair and uses a Daessy mounting clamp making the entire assembly removable as needed. The included collar allows the mount to rotate and lock to the front and side when not in use. Tubing styles include round, square, and 525 Quickie. DIMENSIONS: The ava

Wheelchair Pack

The Wheelchair Pack is a wheelchair back pouch designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This waterproof pack features large privacy compartments with zippered closure and deep side pockets for holding beverages, newspapers, or magazines. Other features include buckled straps that fasten over the seat loop handles that slip over wheelchair canes. A carrying handle is also included for use as a portable tote. DIMENSION (HxLxW): 5 x 15 x 15 inches. COLOR: Black.

Wheelchair Pad With Horn And Nylex Cover (Models Cbc16X16 & Msc019004)

The Wheelchair Pad With Horn and Nylex Cover is a foam wheelchair cushion designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This solid foam cushion has a horn and is designed to help prevent the user from sliding forward or out of the wheelchair. The Nylex cover is fluid-resistant and antimicrobial. Model MSC019004 is latex free. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 18 x 16 inches (model CBC16X16) or 3 x 18 x 18 inches (model MSC019004).

Wheelchair Pedal Exerciser

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a means for an individual with low-level paraplegia to exercise his/her legs. The individual had a set of exercise pedals but needed a means of attaching them to a wheelchair. The pedals needed to be 325 millimeters above the floor and 370 millimeters forward from the top of the wheelchair footplate sockets. A steel tube frame was welded with swan hooks that fit into the wheelchair footplate sockets and a crossbar on which the pedals were mounted. A forward

Wheelchair Side Support (Models Ali1240 & Ali1241)

Wheelchair Side Support provides lateral torso support for wheelchair users with cerebral palsy, neurological disabilities, or upper extremity disabilities. These vinyl-covered foam bolsters reduce a standard 18-inch wide seat to 16 inches wide, thereby improving lateral support and reducing side-to-side rocking that can cause skin damage. Bolsters are available for high-back wheelchairs (model ALI1241) or for standard and desk-length arm wheelchairs (model ALI1240). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1 x 15 x

Wheelchair Tray

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted tray to fit on a wheelchair used by an individual with cerebral palsy and intellectual disability. This individual spends most of her day in her wheelchair and needs something to occupy her and a surface to rest it on; in other words, a portable table which she can use for her walkman, DVD player or to hold a magazine, etc. The tray is made from 9 millimeter plywood with a lip added around the front and side edges to stop o

Wheelchair Umbrella

The Wheelchair Umbrella is an umbrella designed to provide rain and sun protection for wheelchair users. Designed to fit most wheelchairs, this umbrella has a fully adjustable stem that mounts onto the chair’s push handle. DIMENSIONS (LxD) 36 x 40 inches. COLOR: Blue and white.

Wheelchair Underneath Carryon

The Wheelchair Underneath Carryon is an under seat pocket designed for use by individuals who use wheelchair. The unit attaches underneath the wheelchair to hold books, packages, and other small items. This large waterproof mesh carrier has a hanging design with Velcro attachment that features front and back stop flaps to keep items secure. The device is stain- and mildew- resistant. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2 x 15 x 17. COLOR: Black

Wheelchair Waist Belt With Buckle

The Wheelchair Waist Belt With Buckle, model MDT825120, is a wheelchair seatbelt designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. Made of washable nylon, this latex-free belt circles the waist, passes through a slide buckle, and ties in back. The slide buckle allows for individual fit and prevents overtightening. SIZES: One size fits all.

Wheelchair-Accessible Desk

The Wheelchair-Accessible Desk is a height-adjustable deskdesigned for classroom use by children who use wheelchairs. This desk features a heavy 16-gauge frame with an integral U-brace and an oversized solid-plastic top. It includes a dual-bolt leg attachment system for added security. DIMENSIONS: The desk height can be adjusted from 31 to 34 inches. The desktop is 20 x 36.5 inches. COLOR: The top is available in beige or grey.

Wheeled Chair Base

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To adapt a positioning chair for an individual with cerebral palsy to provide mobility. A base plate made of 12 millimeter (mm) plywood with a rounded cutout to accommodate the user's legs for foot propulsion was created. The original chair legs were shortened and the angles were fastened with horizontal bolts screwed to the base. Braked casters with polyurethane tires were attached to the underside of the base. In a final step, armressts similar to those found on off

Wheelie Mobile Prone Stander (Models Wmps I, Wmps Ii, & Wmps Iii)

The Wheelie Mobile Prone Stander is a prone stander designed for use by children with lower extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This stander has large wheels to increase mobility, add stability, and provide a mild camber for a more comfortable and controlled grip. Other features include body pads with fully-adjustable lateral supports, a strap positioning system with padded back and seat support, an adjustable tilt angle of up to 15 degrees, quick-release wheels, and

Whirl

The Whirl is a prone stander designed to provide symmetry and enable children from 1 year to young adult to gradually develop and maintain their ability to weight bear through their legs and feet while standing. The Whirl is a modular design that enables the changing of any of the chest, pelvic, knee or footrest components without changing the main frame. The Whirl comes complete with anterior and pelvic supports, knee cups, cocoon sandals, activity tray, bowl and cover as standard. POWER: Avail

Whirl Terzo

Whirl Terzo is a stander suitable for children from 12 months of age to young adult who require support while standing. It is designed to promote independence and encourage inclusion to help the user interact with their peers. The Whirl Terzo can be used in the home and school environments. It comes complete with anterior, pelvic and knee supports, cocoon sandals and activity tray. In addition, the Whirl Terzo is equipped with a 10° tilt to assist in achieving an optimum standing position. POWER

Whisperglide 600 Series Swing (Models 601, 602, 603, & 604)

The WhisperGLIDE 600 Series Swing is a wheelchair accessible lawn swing or glider designed for indoor or outdoor use by people with mobility or neurological disabilities. Models 601 and 603 are wheelchair accessible and offer one bench seat and space for a wheelchair. Models 602 and 604 have two bench seats. All models of this wheelchair swing include vinyl-coated steel seats and platform, a premium-grade canopy, a handrail, a push-pull bar, colorful easy-to-read instruction labels, twin lock-up

Wide 3-Strap Rehab Wedge

The Wide 3-Strap Rehab Wedge is a positioning wedge with straps designed for use with individuals with physical and neurological disabilities. This wedge is equipped with three straps positioned from the top of the wedge to the bottom in equal intervals. Individuals can be positioned either prone or supine. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 16 x 72 x 48.

Wipe Assist

Wipe Assist is a product designed for individuals who have limited upper body mobility and find it difficult to adequately wipe themselves or for persons that cannot turn their torso and/or reach around in order to fully wipe themselves. Made especially for individuals with grasping, neurological, reaching, or upper extremity disabilities. The device is designed to hold toilet paper 16 inches out from where the user can reach. Wipe Assist allows users to wipe independently and without assistance

Wipe Assist

Wipe Assist is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. Resembling large tweezers or tongs, this device is composed of adjoining arms that remain in an open position until gently pressed together for the purpose of grasping toilet tissue. Once compressed, a latch feature automatically locks and holds the paper in place until a release button is pressed to disengage the soiled material. In addition to use w

Wireless Gumball Switch

The Wireless Gumball Switch is a wireless touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injuries. Intended for users who can access a smaller target area, when the switch is pressed, it transmits a signal to the receiver (included), which activates a connected toy, device, or a computer switch interface system. This switch can be used as far away as 20 feet from the item. POWER: The receiver uses two double-A batteries and the sw

Wireless Oval Texture Switch (Model 727)

The Wireless Oval Texture Switch, model 727, is a touch switch designed for use by individuals with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. The surface of this switch is covered with small bumps for tactile feedback. The wireless switch transmits to a receiver to activate a connected toy or device. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries and 1 nine-volt battery. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 6 x 3.5 inches.

Wireless Switch Converter Receiver

The Wireless Switch Converter Receiver is an RF remote control designed for use by individuals with limited physical mobility and uses their augmentative and alternative communicator on a regular basis.  It allows users to operate devices from up to 25 feet away, even if the transmitter and receiver are in separate rooms.  In addition, for wheelchair users who find that switch cables are constantly breaking, the compact design of this wireless switch converter resolves that concern. Furthermore,

Women's Fleece Capelet With Fleece Lining

The Women's Fleece Capelet with Fleece Lining is designed for use by women with mobility or severe physical disabilities or who have had a stroke. The front of the capelet has a round edged collar, one Velcro closure, and two faux buttons. SIZES: Small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Dark green, brown, gray, black, red, blue, fuchsia, white, or purple.

Wonder Board (Model 687)

The Wonder Board, model 687, is swimming pool exercise equipment designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, neurological, or mobility disabilities. Made of closed-cell foam, in a unique V-shaped design, this board can be used to challenge balance and coordination or provide stabilization, depending on use. This board can be used for sitting, kneeling, or standing exercises. DIMENSIONS: 20 x 13.5 x 2 inches.

Wood Walking Board

The Wood Walking Board is a balance beam designed for use with children with mobility, balance, or walking disabilities. Made of maple hardwood, the board offers two walking surfaces which can be changed by laying the board on the front or back side. The board is available in a low model or a high/intermediate model. The height on the high/intermediate model depends on the position of the end supports. DIMENSIONS (LxH): The low model is 7 feet, 10 inches x 7 inches. The intermediate/high model i

Wooden Dresser Drawer Handle

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To make dresser drawers easier to open for senior and individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand or fine motor or grasping disabilities. The existing knobs can be removed and replaced with a wooden handle that extends across the drawer and enables the user to open the drawer with one hand. To maske the handle, drill holes at each end of a horizontal dowel and in a pair of wooden spacers. Put bolts through the holes in the dowel and the specers and secure in the hol

Wooden Slatted Fold-Up Shower Seat (Model 04030)

The Wooden Slatted Fold-Up Shower Seat, model 04030, is a folding shower seat designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or balance disabilities or arthritis. This wall-mounted, height-adjustable seat has a polished stainless steel frame and a slatted ecologically-friendly rubberwood seat. When not in use, the seat folds up against the wall and a stainless steel linkage bar keeps the rubber-tipped legs parallel to the wall. DIMENSIONS (HxW):15 3/8 to 25.25 x 18 1/8 inches.

Words That Direct

Words that Direct is a personal skills and independent living skills tutorial program designed for use with individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities. This program teaches 80 words which are essential for direction in the community. Included in the program are such words as: Back up, close, don’t turn, enter, no exit, open, push, pull, step down, step up and more. Multimedia software combines live action video and human-quality audio in an adult format. Corresponding print exercis

Worm

The Worm is a positional device designed for use with children from 1 to 6 years of age with upper and lower extremity motor control as a result of neurological impairments, cerebral palsy and developmental delays.  The unique shape of this balance roll allows more movement possibilities and can encourage imaginative play. 

Wrex - Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton

The Wilmington Robotic EXoskeleton, also called WREX, is a functional upper limb orthosis designed to enhance movement for individuals with neuromuscular disabilities of the upper extremity, including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury (SCI), multiple sclerosis (MS), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Its lightweight exoskeleton approximates normal human anatomy. Linear elastic bands are used both for balance and to assist movement in three dimensions against the effects of gravity. These

WriteRight Pencil and Grip - "The Shark"

The “shark-like” Write Right pencil grip is designed for use by children with Down’s syndrome, low muscle tone, and stroke who are working on developing a mature and efficient dynamic tripod grasp for writing.  Children learn to develop an efficient grasping pattern as they, “pinch the eyes, cover the mouth and wrap your fingers around the tail.” These design features act as visual cues to aid in proper finger placement. Other unique design features include, the firm, slightly rough outer surfac

XAVIX® Eyehand

Xavix Eyehand is designed for use by individuals Alzheimer’s and who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, stroke, or cardiovascular incident and are working to improve coordination between body and mind. Training not just with your head but also with both hands.  It stimulates the left and right side of your brain in a well-balanced manner. This helps build up the neurotransmission system between the brain and the body.

Yogarilla Fun Deck

Yogarilla Fun Deck is designed to teach children with and without physical disabilities traditional and original yoga poses. This set contains 55 yoga poses and 110 colorful activities on 6 inch x 8 inch cards to help children understand how their bodies and minds work together. Occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, teachers, and parents can use yoga in the classroom, at home, or in treatment to improve fine and gross motor skills, sensory processing, atten

Youth Weighted / Coated Spoons

The Youth Weighted/Coated Spoons are weighted spoons designed for use by children with tremors, biting reflexes, or grasping or upper extremity disabilities. These spoons have plastisol coating that increases the thickness of the bowls and help protect teeth and lips. The plastic vinyl handles are shaped to fit the fingers. Left- or right-hand models are shaped to turn in toward the center of the body. The utensils are made of stainless steel and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. DIMENSIONS: 7/8 i

Youth Weighted Utensils

The Youth Weighted Utensils are spoons and forks with weighted, built-up handles designed for use by children with grasping or upper extremity disabilities or tremors. Weight has been added to assist in stabilizing tremulous hands. The set includes a fork, teaspoon, soupspoon, and youths poon. Left- or right- hand models are shaped to turn in toward the center of the body. The utensils are made of stainless steel with plastic vinyl handles and can be cleaned in a dishwasher. DIMENSIONS: Handle i

Zipkrooz Assisted

ZipKrooz ™ Assisted is an adapted playground zip line designed to stimulate proprioceptive and vestibular senses for children ages 2 to 12 year of age with limited upper and/or lower body strength. The rotationally molded bucket seat with a lock-in-place harness provides stability and security. The ZipKrooz ™ Assisted offers a 2-way ride along an easy glide trolley. There is a built-in elevation that can be installed on level ground with no embankments needed. OPTIONS: Additional Bay. SIZES

Zipper Pull

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable people with fine motor or grasping disabilities to use a zipper. Cut 6 to 8 inches of fishing line and thread it through the hole in the zipper pull. Tie the ends together. The loop can be used to pull the zipper up and down and can be tucked into the zipper facing when not in use. MATERIALS: Clear fishing line. TOOLS: scissors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting and tying. TITLE: Ten Dollar Tech. NEWSLETTER: TECHtalk, Illinois Technology Assistive Technology

Zipper Pull Adaptations

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. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses options for managing zippers. Options include attaching a key ring or chain to the existing tab, using a ribbon or nylon string loop, or replacing the existing zipper with a larger one. The article also discusses method

Zippie Zone

Zippie Zone is designed for active children 4 to 16 years of age who are able to propel themselves independently. The Zippie Zone includes 3” of frame depth adjustment and 2” of seat sling depth adjustment. Adjusting the frame width has been designed to be simple. It requires the replacement of 4 tubes (seat, back, camber and footrest) to accommodate the child as he/she grows. Special features include a flared seat and inset backrest to fit small children and provide better access to the whe

Zipzac

ZipZac® is designed for Designed for toddlers as early as 9 months of age up to 3 years of age with limited mobility. The ZipZap allows toddlers to move freely around on the floor to play and explore their world around them. It has 1-inch elevated casters (“Forward Tip” feature) that let a child tip forward just enough to pick up a toy from the floor. When the child leans back to normal position, the chair rights itself and the toddler is able to resume exploring. There are large 12 inch knobby

Zipzac Ii

ZipZac® II is designed for toddlers between 2 and 5 years of age with limited mobility. The ZipZac® allows toddlers to move freely around on the floor to play and explore their world around them. It has 1-inch elevated casters (“Forward Tip” feature) that let a child tip forward just enough to pick up a toy from the floor. When the child leans back to normal position, the chair rights itself and the toddler is able to resume exploring. There are large 12 inch knobby latex-free wheels where th

Zonco Mobile Arm Valet

The Zonco Mobile Arm Valet is an arm support designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or neurolological disabilities, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. This device features adjustable resistance, adjustable arm trough balance, adjustable arm trough pivot control, spring-loaded elbow assist, and multi-functional handgrip attachments for feeding, writing, accessing a keyboard, and brushing teeth, etc. A universal attachment aids in holding an electric toothbrus

Zoncoarm Support

The ZoncoArm Support is an arm support designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength or range of motion. This support can be clamped to a table or a wheelchair using the integral clamp with rubber-lined jaws to prevent surface scratches. The unit supports the full forearm and wrist and the cotton cover is washable and replaceable. Strapping slots are provided to secure the wrists if necessary. Height and resistance in each joint are adjustable. SIZES: Available in adult a

Zoomate

ZOOMATE is a switch adapted Bluetooth device designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or severe physical disabilities. This cellular phone speaker add on allows any adaptive switch with an 1/8-inch plug (not included)to enable the user to answer, end, and initiate calls using the voice dialing software of the existing cell phone. OPTIONS: Adapter that Bluetooth-enables an existing cell phone.

Zoomi

The standard Zoomi is a youth positioning chair designed for use for children with mobility and neurological disabilities. Designed to promote good feet-on-the-floor posture, it can be used in the classroom and home. Both the seat and footrest can be easily adjusted to the appropriate height and depth, allowing the chair to accommodate the user's needs as they grow. Standard Zoomi chair comes complete with flat seat, backrest and pelvic strap. OPTIONS: Mobile skis, slotted footboard, transfer st

Zumo

Zumo is designed for use by children with or without special needs to control tablet application and games. Once paired to a device, simply press Zumo’s buttons and apps respond to the child’s input on-screen. Once Zumo is paired to a device, users press the buttons and apps respond to the child’s input on-screen. Children are provided a unique experience by mapping their physical movements to fine touch screen gestures.

Zyrosky

Zyrosky is multi-level switch accessible runner-game designed for children ages 4-8 with and without disabilities. It can be customized to a user’s abilities and interests. Users can touch the screen to play or use an external switch (connected through a Bluetooth switch interface). The beginner’s options to help children gain confidence during game play. Graphics and music can be graded to make this game suitable for sensory sensitive kids or for kids that are easily distracted.

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