"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY
PURPOSE: Increase grasp on writing implement. Suggests wrapping a pen or pencil with tape or twisting rubber bands around the writing implement; inserting the writing device into a practice golf ball, foam curler, foam tubing or a piece of childs modeling clay in order to increase the circumference. an elastic holder can be made by shaping a 1 1/2 inch wide strip of elastic around the thumb, then pinning the elastic; next pin elastic around a pen or pencil, then around the forefinger; sew down each loop where it is pinned.
SKILLS REQUIRED:Assembly, sewing.
AUTHOR: Lunt, S.
TITLE: A Handbook for the Disabled.
REF: Book: Charles Scriber's Sons, NY, NY: p 117. 1982.