--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device allows alternate hand positions to be used when holding a key to unlock a door. Photo shows one example of key lengthened by attaching simple hardware. Suggestion is to determine best hand position for functional key use, then adjust angle of key holder to correspond to the angle of the lock in the door. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education &
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).
The DADC Key Tee is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis. This T-shaped holder fit over the top of most keys to facilitate grasping the key and increase leverage when turning the key.
The Deluxe Adjustable Key Holder, model 6513, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis. The device consists of a plastic frame that provides adjustable tension so position of keys can be held at the most desirable angle. Other features include a leather loop that is late free and holds up to five keys.
The Easy Key Turner, model EN15CRD, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability or hand strength. These large T-shaped holders fit over the top of the key and have a D-shaped opening on each side for ease in grasping. The turner provides a large grasping surface and leverage for turning the key. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 1.25 x 0.25 x 2.25 inches. COLOR: Two different colors per package.
The Extension Control Key Extension, model 3560 is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, limited hand strength or arthritis. Designed to provide assistance in turning vehicle ignition switches, the adjustable extension attaches to a single key.
The Finger Grip Key Turner, model 16H148, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. It is intended to enhance a person's ability to hold and turn a key. This key turner consists of a plastic piece with two large plastic finger loops that attaches to the base of a key with a screw so the loops extend from either side of the key. The user places his or her fingers through the loops, places the key in the lock, and rotates to lock or unlo
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Easy to hold handle to attach to a key ring. Key ring handle made of strips of metal riveted together in a T shape with a loop in the bottom to fit around the ring. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1183 PAGES (including cover): 2 1976.
The Hole-In-One Key Holder is a key holder designed for individuals with arthritis or limited hand mobility/strength. This key holder provides a rigid handle for extra leverage when turning keys, as well as several grasping positions: Users can either slide their fingers through the hole in the center of the handle or grasp the entire handle. Chrome-plated screws hold up to two keys, and the keys can be folded back into the inner curved side of the plastic holder when not in use. This holder can
The Key Bar is a key holder designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold and turn a key. The Key Bar, which is constructed of 6061 aluminum attaches to the base of a key by a bolt that is secured using a .0625 inch Allen wrench. When attached, it provides an extension of the key base that can be gripped by the hand instead of the fingers. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches long. OPTION: The .0625 inch Allen wrench necessary for installation is available with the Key Bar for an
The Key enlarger/key turner assistant is a prototype designed for users with limited grasping ability or hand strength. The key enlarger should be sturdy enough with not more than 25% infill. The turner provides a large grasping surface and leverage for turning the key.
The Key Fob is a key holder designed to assist people with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold and turn a key. A Key Fob consists of two finger loops attached to the base of a key with screws so they extend from either side of the key. The user puts his/her fingers through the loops. Two lengths of screws are provided for standard and rubber-coated key bases. SIZES: .75 or 1 inch diameter finger loops.
The Key Holder "Dumbbell," model SW5180, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. The device consists of a chrome-plated steel rod with a plastic ball screwed on either end. The rod holds up to 10 keys and provides leverage for turning keys, including ignition keys for automobiles. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 0.5 inches.
The Key Lever, model 3205, is a key holder designed for use by people who have difficulty grasping or turning keys. The cylindrical device holds and positions up to three keys and once the key is inserted in the lock, the device assists with turning. A hole in one end accepts a pencil for grasping and leverage. DIMENSIONS: Each side is 1.5 inches long and .5-inch in diameter.
The Key Lever, model DL1905, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities. This key accessory provides leverage for any key, including car keys with thicker fobs. The key slips over a screw bar in the center, then the bar is screwed back together. To add or remove the key, there are holes in each side of the lever. Pencils can be slipped through these holes to aid in turning the lever. DIMENSIONS: Bar is 3 inches long and 0.5 inches thick.
The Key Ring is designed especially for wheelchair users. It attaches to the arm rest of a wheelchiar. The key ring is made with a heavy duty split ring-snap fasteners and leather.
The Key Turner is designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability or hand strength. Users loop their finger through the hole and twist to lock and unlock doors with minimal wrist movement. The large key bed can accommodate various shapes of key head.
The Key Turner III, model NC28255, is a key holder designed to assist persons with limited wrist strength or movement. The Key Turner III features a heavy-duty plastic handle that provides extra leverage for turning. Keys fold into the handle when not in use. The Key Turner III holds three standard keys. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 4.75 x 0.88 inches. The circumference is 4.13 inches.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: People with impaired hand function achieve a better grip and more force when using this key holder.
The Open Assistive Technology - Key Turner is a 3D printable do it yourself device designed for use by individuals with limited grasping ability or hand strength. The key turner can be operated with a minimum of one finger and can accommodate a maximum of three fingers. The device can fit comfortably in a pocket and with the fluorescent color it lends itself to easy identification even in low light settings.
Quad Key Turners, are key holders for vehicle ignition and doors designed to assist persons with limited wrist strength or movement. The holders consist of a metal rod that can hold one key at each end at various angles to provide extra leverage in turning the key. DIMENSIONS: 4-inch (model 116-4) and 8-inch (model 116-8) lengths.
The 3-Keys Turner, model HA-4110, is a key holder designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities. The molded plastic turner holds three keys and is designed to fit keys to give a larger grip and stronger leverage for turning a key in a lock. Keys fold down when not in use. DIMENSIONS: 120 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 53 grams.
The Zkey Turner is a horizontal plate that can be attached to a key to serve as a key holder and turner. Individuals with arthritis, limited hand strength or dexterity, grasping disabilities, or fine motor disabilities can use the Zkey Turner as leverage by pushing down on the horizontal plate to turn the key in a lock. Constructed of a T-plate, a connecting mending Brace, and nuts and bolts, the Zkey Turner allows users to access, lock, and unlock doors. To construct the Zkey Turner, secure the