The 6-Way Power Seat Base is a vehicle driver powered seat base for people with lower extremity and mobility disabilities and spinal cord injury. The seat base eases transfers to and from a wheelchair. It has a front-to-rear travel of 13.5 inches, a height adjustment of 9 inches, and a 90 degree power swivel. All functions are independent to create numerous adjustments. The seat base is adaptable to most factory or retrofit vehicle seats. POWER: Vertical power is operated by 12 Volt DC, 16 Amp c
The AbiLoader-FO is a wheelchair loader for car, pickup truck, sport utility vehicle and van designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and other who use wheelchairs. It is intended for use with folding wheelchairs. The device is installed in the trunk or rear storage area of a vehicle into which the folded wheelchair will fit. The AbiLoader-FO has a robotic arm with two actuators and a mechanism to grab and hold a wheelchair. There is a third ac
The AbiLoader-FX is a wheelchair loader for car, pickup truck, sport utility vehicle and van designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury and other who use wheelchairs. It is intended for use with wheelchairs with fixed frames that do not fold. The device is installed in the trunk or rear storage area of a vehicle into which the folded wheelchair will fit. The AbiLoader-FX has a robotic arm with two actuators and a mechanism to grab and hold a whee
The Amigo Lift-It is an electric, hitch-mounted wheelchair/scooter loader with a built-in control designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. The lift is designed to be installed on cars, vans, or trucks with Class II or III receiver hitches and swing-away or hatch-type doors (fold-down tailgates not compatible). No permanent installation is required, and the lift is fully transferable between vehicles. The Lift-It disassembles into four lightweight components when not in use so
The Autoslide, model 8100, is a car transfer aid designed to assist individuals with mobility disabilities in entering or exiting a car. The bottom section of the two-section device is attached to the back of the seat frame using a strong hook and the front is strapped under the seat to prevent sliding. The user sits on the attached top section of the unit and rotates; the top section slides against the bottom section to provide smooth transfers. The small, lightweight unit is equipped with side
Powered seat base travels 15 inches front to back and 5 inches vertically to allow easy transfer from wheelchair to driver's seat. Accommodates needs of most drivers who can transfer. Operates with push button switch. Installs with 4 bolts. Factory seat or custom driver's seat makes this unit suitable for most vehicles. Switch may be hand held or mounted in convenient location. Seat base measures 34 1/2 inches long by 16 1/2 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches high in low position. Operates with 12 vol
Powered seat base travels 15 inches front to back and 5 inches vertically to allow easy transfer from wheelchair to driver's seat. Accommodates needs of most drivers who can transfer. Operates with push button switch. Installs with 4 bolts. Factory seat or custom driver's seat makes unit suitable for most vehicles. Switch may be hand held or mounted in convenient location. Seat base measures 34 1/2 inches long by 16 1/2 inches wide by 8 1/2 inches high in low position. Operates with 12 volt DC e
The Bruno Turning Automotive Seating (TAS) 2400 Turnout is a swivel seat base designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities who have difficulty getting in and out of a car or minivan. The Turnout is installed on a vehicle-specific custom base plate assembly. The swivel base is engineered for ease of installation and use. The seat pivots out and over the door still and is available for both the driver and the passenger side. The 2400 has manual turnourt and the 2400E has powered tur
The Bruno Turning Automotive Seating (TAS) 2500 Turny is a powered turning automotive seat base designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities and mobility disabilities who have difficulty entering and exiting minivans, pickup trucks, and full-size vans. The Turny replaces the existing seat base with a swivel, power up and down base. It allows for an even height transfer from a mobility device or can be lowered to 12 or 16 inches. The base swivels manually. The hand control fi
The Bruno Turnout Turning Automotive Seating, model TAS-2400/2400E, is a swivel base designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities who have difficulty getting in and out of a car or minivan. The unit is installed on a vehicle-specific custom base plate assembly and is available in a manual (TAS-2400) or powered (TAS-2400E) model. The seat rotates out over the doorsill, bridging the gap for a safe transfer onto the seat. Once the user is on the seat, it rotates back into the vehicle.
The Car Caddie is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This figure-eight style aid is constructed of nylon and loops around the car door window frame. The cushioned grip provides security and assistance while entering and exiting the automobile.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device increases leverage and gripping surface to open an external handle on a car door. Two versions described, one illustration. Modified gutter clamp is used with a lever and loop extending 7 inches downward from existing handle. Device is easily removable and does not protrude from car door. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Gugerty, J.; Tindall, L. TITLE: Tools, Equipment & Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education & Employment o
The Car Seat Slide is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. The top surface of this mat is made of waterproof nylon to reduce friction and enable smooth turns and sliding while entering or exiting a car. The bottom surface has a non-slip surface to keep the mat in place. The generously-sized hand loops on the sides are made of webbing. DIMENSIONS: The mat is 30 x 35.5 inches and the webbing handles are 1 inch wide.
Carony is a transport wheelchair base designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or mobility disabilities who have difficulty entering and exiting minivans, pickup trucks, and full-size vans. The system operates in conjunction with a Bruno Turny or Turnout powered seat base. The user glides along a rail from the vehicle seat onto the wheeled base, remaining seated the whole time. A hand control glides the seat out of the vehicle then lowers the seat. The Turny or Turnout p
Steel handle designed to attach to most car door levers. Allows person with weak hand grip to turn a door lever. Consists of two pieces which screw together, open end allows insertion of car door handle. 1 year parts and labor warranty.
The Driver Side Transfer Seat, model 4500, is a car transfer aid designed for use by people with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs and drive automobiles. Designed to assist a car driver who uses a wheelchair when transferring into and out of an automobile, this padded seat bridges the gap between the wheelchair and the driver seat. The padded seat can be removed or folded when not in use.
Driver's alert glasses are designed for individuals who may need help staying awake while driving. Should user become drowsy and nod off, they sound a warning alarm when user lowers head. Yellow-tinted lenses reduce glare and help user to see better in low light. Can be used with or without the alarm. MATERIALS: polycarbonate frames. COLOR: Black. SIZE: Measures approx 5-3/4 inches lens to lens. Arms approx 5 inches L X 7/8 inches H.
The Easy-Transfer is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. This flip-down transfer seat acts as a bridge between a wheelchair or scooter and a vehicle seat. It attaches to the vehicle and can be stowed when the user is driving or when the car is used by other drivers or passengers. There are three levels of stowage: Flip-up to remain vertical between the car seat and the car door, detach and stow behind the car sea
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted folding handle for a John Deere Gator farm vehicle for an individual with paraplegia. An individual with paraplegia as a result of a spinal cord injury continues to work on his family’s farm and uses a Gator, an off-road vehicle, to get around the farm. The Gator allows this individual to perform tasks around the farm that would otherwise be very difficult, if not impossible, in his wheelchair. However, this individual’s t
Gas Gadget is a gas cap opener designed for use by individuals with arthritis and those with limited hand function. It is a tool designed to help minimize the effort needed to loosen and tighten auto gas caps. The Gas Gadget has an ergonomic handle that is textured and is easy to grip. The slot opening for the gas cap measures 0.5 inch wide, and 2.25 inches long. Overall the gas cap wrench measures 7 inches long. It is small enough to fit in a glove compartment, under the seat or even in some do
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Grab rail for car to assist walking to rear of car to retrieve wheelchair from trunk. Stainless steel rails, 3/4 inch diameter were custom made by a company that manufactures railings for boats. The rails followed the roof line of the car to be as inconspicuous as possible. The rails cost about $85 and were installed by an auto body shop. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Graichen, E. John. TITLE: Grab Bars Cheaper Than New Car. REF: Journal artic
The Handy Bar is an tool designed to offer more support as individuals get out of the car. Good for users with stability or balance issues. To use, insert the handle into the u-shaped door striker on the vehicle door frame. The Handy Bar easily locks into place and can be used on both the driver and passenger's side. Also features a seat belt cutter and window breaker for emergencies. Stores in the glove compartment and fits most cars in the U.S.
The Load 'N Go Power Hatch Assist is a power car door opener and closer designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities. This unit automatically opens and closes rear hatch doors. It mounts to existing door hardware and comes with a hidden magnetic switch and latch release. It can be used on selected vehicles from Daimler Chrysler/Dodge, General Motors, Ford/Lincoln, as well as the Honda Odyssey, Kia Sedona, Mazda MPV, Nissan Quest, Toyota Sienna, and Volkswagen Eurovan. The unit come
The Multi-Lift is a powered sling transfer lift designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This portable lift can be used to transfer the user into or out of a car or other vehicle, or to or from a bed, sofa, toilet, or bath. It can also be used to lift a scooter or power wheelchair into a station wagon or minivan. It comes powder coat painted finish is standard and a wide variety of slings is offered. POWER: Uses 12v/25A Surge, 20A Continuous. OPTIONS: Home wall mount, home f
The Padded Swivel Cushion With Carry Strap, model 77142, is a swivel cushion designed for use by individuals with back pain and mobility disabilities. This transfer cushion takes pressure and strain off the back and hips while turning when driving an automobile. It consists of a soft, lightweight foam-padded seat with a velour cover and comes with a carrying strap. The seat rotates at 360 degrees. CAPACITY: 300 pounds. DIMENSIONS: 1 inch thick. COLOR: Velour cover is gray.
The Pilot Lift is an exterior seat lift designed to adapt to a variety of transportation and mobility applications. It features three-way directional movement that allows comfortable access to a full 360 degrees and a compact mounting system. The user has easy control of the lift from a hand-held control. The lift has a variety of applications including farm tractors and harvesters, small lawn tractors, pick-up trucks, airplanes and boats. There are three different variations of the Pilot Lift.
Power driver seat base for van travels 20 inches back and up to height comparable to that of wheelchair for easy transfer. Seat base rotates with power bearing swivel. After transfer to the seat base, person pushes button to bring seat forward and down to location of original factory installed vehicle seat. Presently used in vans.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Car door aid is designed to open doors with push button handles. May also be used to open seat belts and recessed handles inside the car door armrests. Aid is constructed by sawing a U bolt in half and screwing one half piece into a small rectangular piece of wood that has had a hole drilled into one end. A small piece of rubber hose is attached to the end of the U bolt to protect the surface of doors. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Metalworking. AUTHOR
The Shoulder Support is a car safety harness designed to provide shoulder support to wheelchair users. The device is made of a steel rod with a standard headrest mounted on top. The device is bolted to the floor of the vehicle. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: The device was designed by John Duffus for an individual who drives a vehicle from a wheelchair and tends to lean towards the right when making left hand turns. The device provides support for the upper body when maneuvering a vehicle. DIMENSIONS: S
Stand-Ease is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities. This device assists individuals who have difficulty getting in and out of a car because of the low seat. To enter a car with this device, the user sits down on the raised bar in the doorway and presses the Down switch. The user's bottom is gently lowered to seat level, and the user then rotates the legs into the vehicle. To exit, the user rotates the legs out of the car, presses the Up
Stick-Steer On-Wheel Secondary Controls is a small wireless removable keypad that attaches to the steering wheel, to gives fingertip control of 11 vehicle functions including: headlights, high beams, parking lights, turn signals, horn, emergency flasher, windshield wiper speed, rear windshield wipers, intermittent windshield wiper, and windshield cleaner. Daylight sensor also turns on headlights automatically (if in a tunnel, etc.), without taking the hands off the wheel. Illuminates for night d
The Swivel Cushion is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Made of foam, this portable disk rests on a .25-inch plywood base and rotates 360 degrees to assist with transfers from chairs and cars. DIMENSIONS: 15 inches in diameter x 1 inch high. CAPACITY: 800 pounds. COLOR: The velour cover is grey.
The Swivel Cushion, model 77142, is a swivel seat designed for use by individuals with back and hip problems. This lightweight, portable cushion rotates so that the user's back can be kept straight while turning, thereby taking pressure and strain off the back and hips. It consists of a foam cushion on a turntable base of 1/4-inch plywood, with a washable velour cover. CAPACITY: 800 pounds. DIMENSIONS: 15-5/8 inches in diameter. WEIGHT: 4 pounds. COLOR: Velour cover is gray.
The Swivel Cushion, model HA-4781, is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This cushion helps the user to turn when getting in or out of a car, wheelchair, or bed. It has a washable soft fleece top cover. DIMENSIONS: 405 millimeters in diameter x 55 millimeters high. WEIGHT: 1.5 kilograms.
The Swivel Seat is a swivel seat designed for use by persons with low back pain, lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, or other physical disabilities. This round seat is lightweight and portable with a cushioned top. DIMENSIONS: The seat is 15 inches in diameter x 0.75 inch thick.
The Turning Cushion, model HA-4780, is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This foam-padded cushion swivels 360 degrees in any direction to help the user in rising from a seated position. The cushion can be used in a vehicle or on a chair. Its removable cover is water washable. DIMENSIONS: 390 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 1 kilogram. COLOR: Gray.
The Universal Auto Grip is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This heavy-duty, wide steel universal handle is designed to hook securely inside the U-shaped striker bracket on a car or truck door frame, providing leverage and support as a driver or passenger enters or exits a vehicle. This device has a non-slip hand grip. DIMENSIONS: 8.25 inches long. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfaction guarantee.
The Universal Auto Grip and Flashlight is a car transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This heavy-duty steel universal handle is designed to hook securely inside the U-shaped striker bracket on a car or truck door frame, providing leverage and support as a driver or passenger enters or exits a vehicle. It has a a flashlight with nine bright LED bulbs on the end opposite the hook. This device has a non-slip hand grip around the shaft between the hook and the fla