• Human-Translated Fact Sheets and Video
  • Large Print
Category: Walking Disabilities

Custom Adapted Crutch Holder

AbleData does not produce, distribute or sell any of the products listed on this website, but we provide you with information on how to contact manufacturers or distributors of these products. If you are interested in purchasing a product, you can find companies who sell it below.

---- 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 wooden crutch holder this individual had at school, a crutch holder using 10 millimeter rigid plastic was created. The first design used a simple L-shaped arm, but a short return to the long side was added to reduce the chance of the crutches slipping out. This was glued to the adjustable clamp and mounted within easy reach on the far corner of the desk so the crutches would not block the doorway. TITLE: Office modifications. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 31, Number 2, Autumn 2011: p. 16. PAGES: 2 with cover.

Available

Price Check
as of: 
12/10/2011
Custom Adapted Crutch Holder

Made By:

Technical Aid To The Disabled (Tad)
Technical Aid To The Disabled (Tad) Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
TADNSW is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.
Address: 
Locked Bag 2008
2145 Wentworthville Australia
Email address: tad@tadnsw.org.au
Fax: -11742
AU
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
--
Web Address: 
http://www.tadnsw.org.au
Tags: 
Therapeutic Aids
 
Processing...


Driving Walking/Biking Public Transit  Get Directions