The Able Table is a height-adjustable tilt-top work table and overhead bookholder designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs or eith severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This unit lifts books for eye-level or overhead reading within a range of 9 to 18 inches high. Springs provide the lifting power. The unit is designed so that the book will stay where placed: up or down, left or right, at any angle without adjustment of knobs or levers. A single knob locks the top in plac
The BookWedge is a bookholder and stand for a tablet computer or e-reader designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, weakness, or arthritis. This triangular pillow supports a book or tablet device on a desk, table, lap, or floor and enables the user to read it hands-free. To use the BookWedge, the user places the spine of a book in the wide ledge on one side of the pillow, and leans the book or tablet against the pillow's side so is it angled upward for reading. DIMENSION
The Folding Book and Magazine Stand is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This lightweight, stable metal stand can be placed on a table, counter, or over the knees. A long clip can be used to hold pages open, follow text, or mark a place. The unit folds flat for storage. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches when folded.
The Paperback Holder is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with carpal tunnel syndrome, upper extremity arthritis, and upper extremity disabilities. Made of foam and covered in soft animal-print fabric, this lightweight bookholder accommodates standard and oversized paperback books, as well as soft cover textbooks and magazines. The metal arms of the holder adjust to the thickness of the book and have protective tips to prevent damage to the pages. The unit can be used at a table or ot
The Parsons Adjustable Book Buddy, model 16H153, is a bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who spend long periods reading in bed. This bookholder assists persons having difficulty holding a book or magazine in an open position. The frame is made of epoxy-coated stee tubing and the unit has a clear Lexan reading platform with an adjustable ledge. It comes with an elasticized strap to hold the book open to the desired page. The ledge and the angle are fu
The Phifer Reader is bookholder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of a durable lightweight plastic, this adjustable book holder has a built-in stand with patented side-reading feature that will hold the book upright and sideways to allow someone to read while laying on their side. Designed for hands-free use, this device holds books and magazines of all sizes and thicknesses. When the book holder lid is closed, the Phifer Reader can be used as a carrying cas
The Reading Stand is a stand with a book holder designed to enable a user to read or draw while keeping a straight posture. The wooden stand consists of a 3/8-inch plywood working surface supported by a frame made of pine. The book holder is a metal L-shaped section fixed to the bottom of the board to support books, large print or Braille materials, or artwork. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by John Duffus for persons who must keep a straight posture, and for persons who cannot support reading