The 5 Little Candles Preschool Printable Pack is a set of pre-writing tools designed for children with upper extremity disabilities and neurological disorders to practice scissor skills, visual perceptual skills (eg. figure ground and discrimination), visual motor skills, and pencil control.
Adapt-A-Cut is designed for students who have difficulty holding and using standard scissors while holding and using standard scissors due to fine motor and dexterity challenges. The handle adapts with Velcro for extra support as well as a crossbar for horizontal support. Students use a "pushing" motion rather than grasping and squeezing motion. The blade is safely inside the tool. Adapt-A-Cut can be used with the Adapt-A-Hold, Item 3051 (not included).
The Adapted Battery Operated Scissors are designed for individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited grasping ability. The switch-adapted scissors allow users to participate in art and other classroom or home activities. Connect a switch to activate and the scissors will easily cut through paper. The base includes suction fee to hold securely in place.
These Adapted Scissors are designed for people with grasping disabilities to use. They are mounted on blocks of plastic.
The Armada Easy-Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These scissors are operated by squeezing gently using the thumb and fingers or the fingers and palm of the hand, and they are suitable for right-handed or left-handed users. When the handles are released, the blades open. These scissors have stainless steel blades and plastic handles. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long.
The Armada Snippy Spring Action Scissors, models B888 and S888, are self-opening scissors designed for use by children and adults with fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Available in blunt or pointed models, these scissors feature a flexible plastic arm with spring action on one handle that keeps them open and ready to cut until squeezed shut. The handle is ABS plastic and has a label insert for the user's name. The blades are 1.2 millimeter (mm) gauge stainless steel. DIMENSIONS: The handle
Battery Operated Scissors are scissors designed for use by individyals with fine motor disablilities, limited grasping ability, or other disabilities of the hand. These scissors have powered blades and wide, easy-to-grasp shaft. The unit can be adapted for use with a switch; a How-To Guide is included. POWER: Uses batteries.
Battery Operated Scissors, model 9080, are powered scissors designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities and grasping disabilities. These scissors are designed to allow children with limited hand strength to participate in art and other classroom or home activities. Once a connected capability switch is activated (required, but not included) the scissors are ready to be used to cut through paper or other art material. These scissors come with a special mounting base where they are s
The Children's Learning Scissors are scissors designed for use with children with upper extrenity disabilities. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have metal blades with rounded tips and vinyl-coated finger loops to prevent slipping and provide tactile awareness. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 inches long
These DIY Easy Mounted Scissors are designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to cut with.
DIY Scissor Skills Practice is a do it yourself activity for children to practice their scissor skills, coloring, spatial and visual skills and to create a Summer picture.
This DIY Separating Sides of the Hand Activity is a do-it-yourself activity designed for children to practice with an Occupational Therapist the motoric separating the sides of their hand and to draw attention to the separation of the two sides of the hand, a fine motor skill that is essential for activities such as using scissors, holding a pencil and zippering.
The Dual Control Training Scissors are child's scissors designed for use with children with fine motor disabilities. These scissors have blunt stainless steel blades and hard plastic handles. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have double loops inside each large handle. The child uses the set of loops furthest from the blades, while the adult uses the other set to assist with control or pressure or to provide guidance. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long.
The Easi-Grip Scissors are scissors with voluntary opening action designed for individuals with little or no finger strength or manual dexterity. These all-purpose scissors close with a light sqeeze and open up automatically by means of a built-in plastic spring. The scissors may be used with either the right or left hand and feature stainless steel blades and molded-on nylon spring handles. A hang-up holder/blade protector is also included. Three models are available: model H75800-001 has round
Easi-grip Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength or grasping ability. The user's fingers may be placed in the wide, easy-grip loop handle or they may be placed on top of the handles. A slight squeeze closes the blades; releasing pressure opens the blades. Model PC 6358 has rounded tips and model 6358-01 has pointed tips. Blade guards are included with both models. DIMENSIONS: These scissors are 6.5 inches long.
The Easy Action Micro-Tip Scissors are scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping or upper extremity disabilities, or limited hand strength. Intended to reduce hand strain, these micro-tip easy action scissors have a spring-action design that opens the blades after each cut. The scissors have high grade stainless steel blades that offer a lasting sharp edge that cuts all the way to the tip. Other features include an easy-to-slide thumb lock that provides safe storage, and
The Easy Grip Scissors, models 6027 & 6028 are scissors with a flexible handle designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength or grasping ability. The scissors can be used either right- or left-handed, and the ergonomic handle permits operation with a squeezing action between the finger and thumb or the thumb and the palm. The scissors feature a polypropylene handle with a nylon spring strap, stainless steel blades, and blade protectors. Model PC 6027 has rounded tips and model 6
Fiskars Scissors are general purpose and cast and splint scissors designed for use in casting and splinting. Available for right- or left-handed use, these stainless-steele scissors have plastic handles and leave a smooth edge when used on warm splinting material. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are 8 inches long.
Fiskars Softouch Scissors are general purpose and cast and splint scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. Designed for right- or left-handed use, these scissors have oversized cushioned handles that distribute pressure evenly. A gentle spring action opens the blades automatically after every cut. An easy-slide lock secures the blades in the closed position for storage.
Fiskars Spring Action Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by children age 3 and up with fine motor or grasping disabilities. A spring-action handle opens the blade after each cut, helping children learn a proper cutting motion as they use them. These scissors have a unique blade design for safe, high-quality cutting and blunt tips for added safety. Additionally, large handle loops provide comfort and control and accommodate right- and left-handed users. COLOR: Red or blue. WARRAN
Fiskars Total Control Scissors are child's scissors designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These scissors feature a three-loop handle design that teaches proper finger positioning to help kids learn how to cut. These scissors feature a safety-edge blade for high-quality cutting with a safer blade angle to help protect fingers. They also have blunt-tip blades for added safety. These scissors accommodate right- or left-handed users. COLOR: Blue, green, or red handles. WARRANY:
The Fluency Patterns is a set of 14 patterns designed for children learning to write with upper extremity disabilities like ataxia and limited dexterity to encourage pencil control. The users can cut out the individual patterns and laminate them for durability.
Fold-up Animals is a do it yourself activity to help build fine motor skills such as cutting and drawing for individuals with disabilities.
The Free Cutting Strips are a do it yourself activity designed for children with fine motor disabilities to do with an adult.
The Gingher Spring Action Knife Edge Dressmaker's Shears are self opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, or weakness of the hand. Designed to reduce hand strain, the Gingher shears are equipped with a gentle spring action that opens after each cut. Ergonomic bent handles provide a comfortable and easy grip, and a long length design allows for ease in trimming seams. Other features include a sharp blade that cuts multiple layers of fabric with less manual effort. The she
Good Grips Scissors are lightweight self-opening scissors designed for use with limited joint mobility or hand strength. The scissors are designed for both right- and left-handed use, feature extra-large handles, and the spring-loaded stainless steel blades open automatically. A safety latch keeps the blades closed when not in use. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are nine inches long with 3.25-inch long blades.
The Heart Penguin Craft is a general arts and craft project designed for people with upper extremity disabilities to work on fine motor skills.
The Household Scissors, model SW52003 and SW5200, are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor disabilities, and grasping disabilities. Usable with the right or left hand, these lightweight scissors have precision-made stainless steel blades that can be adjusted to cut in any position with a simple squeezing motion using a whole hand grip. The spring band connecting the handles opens the blades when pressure is released. After prolonged or intensive use, t
Letter Formation with Playdough is a do it yourself activity designed for children with fine motor or learning disabilities to learn letter formation and spelling.
The Lightweight Self-Opening Scissors, model R601, have large loop handles which provide spring action for self-opening designed to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity or gripping strength. The scissors require only slight pressure for cutting. The scissors feature stainless steel blades and grooved plastic handles, and are available for the right or left hand. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches overall length.
The Long Blade Loop Scissors are loop scissors designed for use by individuals with arthtitis or other disabilities of the hand. These lightweight, self-opening scissors have self-opening tapered, stainless steel blades that are closed by squeezing the handles. A carrying case is included. DIMENSIONS: The scissors are 8 inches long and the blades are 3 1/8 inches long.
Long-Loop Easi-Grip Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have a continuous loop plastic handle that is operated by squeezing gently with the thumb on top and the fingers through the long loop. For those with very limited movement, the fingers can be placed over the long loop. The stainless steel blades automatically open whe
Long-Loop Scissors are designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have one standard loop handle and one long loop handle, enabling the strength of the whole hand to be utilized for the cutting action. DIMENSIONS: 7 inches long.
The Loop Handle Easi-Grip Scissors are loop scissors designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These scissors enable the user to use the entire hand to close the stainless steel blades and the plastic spring opens the blades automatically when the handles are released. The scissors include a blade protector/hanging holder. The scissors are available with a choice of rounded safety blades, standard pointed blades, or long pointed blades. DIMENSIONS: The rounded safety bla
Loop Scissors are designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These self-opening scissors feature contoured polypropylene handles connected by a spring band and can be used with the right or left hand. The scissors have rounded tip stainless steel blades. DIMENSIONS: The blades are 2.25 inches long and the scissors are six inces long overall.
Loop Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by people with limited grasping ability. The handles of the scissors are connected by a self-opening spring strap. The user squeezes the loop to cut and releases the loop to open the blades. The scissors are available in regular length with rounded tips, model NC28402, regular length with pointed tips, model NC28403, and long length with pointed tips, model NC28404.
The Mini Easi-Grip Scissors are an arts and crafts tool design for children with upper extremity disabilities to easily cut with. These are wltra lightweight self-opening scissors that are ideal for use for early scissor skill development, or for special needs due to weak hands or those who are unable to use conventional style scissors.
These Mounted Table Top Scissors are a product designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to help them cut paper and similar items. Mounted scissors do not require gripping. Helpful for people with limited hand strength or control. Large handle easily depresses for cutting.
Easi-Grip Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis or other disabilities of the hand or fingers. Available in right- or left-handed models, these scissors have a continuous loop plastic handle that is operated by squeezing gently using the thumb and fingers or the fingers and the palm of the hand; the blades automatically open when pressure is released. A blade guard is included for storage. DIMENSIONS: 7.25 inches long.
Scissors fabricated of stainless steel. Blades framed in contoured handle and operated by gross grasping motion, finger control not required. Positive spring action reopens blades for fast cutting. 4 3/4 inch overall length. Three styles, two with sharp point and one with blunt point. Replacement parts and repair kits available.
The Scissor Skills Printable Pack is a book designed for users with upper extremity disabilities to practice how to correctly use scissors. Common scissor skill challenges include trouble regulating speed, difficulty grasping scissors properly, and figuring out how to encourage carryover and practice at home and in the classroom. Teachers, parents, and therapists can use this printable scissor skill pack with creative cutting activities ranging from basic to more challenging. Regardless of the c
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to provide a means of using a pair of scissors without holding them in the hand, and without the hand being flexed. Describes scissor operator made of plywood, a piece of doweling, a rubber band and various nuts, bolts and screws. The device holds the scissors with the grips in a vertical position; to cut takes a downward motion on the dowel-handle, and the rubber band acts as a spring to open the scissors again. Includes diagrams and photograph
The Scissors with elastic band are self-opening scissors are made of stainless steel with a handle of plastic. The plastic handle linked by a band which can be adjusted to change the degree of opening of the scissor. The product is intended for users who don't have a strong grip.
This Single-Handed Barber is an electric hair trimmer that cuts evenly in any direction, enabling you to maintain your own closely cropped, clean-cut hairstyle. As simple as combing your hair, the circular trimmer's rotary cutting system and stainless steel blades cut as the unit is moved circularly through your hair while accommodating the contours of your pate. The trimmer's two attachments cut hair to four different lengths (at 1/8 inch , 1/4 inch , 3/8 inch , or 1/2 inch) and its ergonomic d
The Small Scissors with Rounded Tips, model SW5204, are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, grasping or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. Usable with the right or left hand, these lightweight scissors have precision-made stainless steel blades that can be adjusted to cut in any position with a simple squeezing motion using a whole hand grip. The spring band connecting the handles opens the blades when pressure is released. After prolonged
Snip Loop Scissors (no. SZ-275) are self-opening scissors designed for people with limited manual dexterity or coordination problems. Scissor action is achieved by squeezing the handles together with the hands, arms, or other mobile limb. The blades automatically open with a spring action. DIMENSIONS: 5.5-inch overall scissor length.
Squizzers are self-opening scissors with special spring-apart, plastic-coated handles that are joined together by a band. These scissors are easier to control than conventional scissors, and require less manual dexterity and coordination to operate. Blades are short and rounded for safety. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches total length.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESRIPTION: Household loop scissors (that include finger holes in addition to the loop handle) or regular household scissors mounted onto a wooden base.
PURPOSE: To enable students who have severe motor limitations to participate in cutting tasks. Following are some of the ways in which stabilized loop scissors have been used:
The student presses the scissors with the dominant hand while an adult turns the paper.
The student presses the scissors with a mouth
The Table Top Scissors – Adult is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, fine motor or grasping disabilities. The scissors can be used either by maintaining the paper in a fixed position and “scooting” the scissors along with each cutting action; or by keeping the scissors stable (an anti-slip mat can help with this) and moving the paper towards the scissors.
The Scissor Skills Book (E-Book) is an electronic book written for parents, teachers, and therapists for teaching children with upper extremity disabilities to learn how to cut with scissors correctly. Written by a team of 10 pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of experience in the field, The Scissor Skills Book is a good resource for tips, strategies, suggestions, and information to support scissor use by children.
The Titanium Easy Action Scissors are self opening scissors designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand strength. These scissors are made with a spring-action design that opens the blades after each cut, reducing hand strain. To facilitate ease in cutting fabric, the stainless steel blades have a precision-ground edge that stays sharp longer and a titanium coating that is three times harder than steel to provide durability. Other features include an ergonomically sculpted hand
Kids Training Scissors are designed to allow the teacher and student to cut together, enabling the student to learn the feel of cutting and to gain coordination. Each set of blades has 4 finger loops. Available for right or left-handed children, in blunt or sharp styles. (SZ-552 Right/Blunt, SZ-554 Left/Blunt; SZ-553 Right/Sharp.) MATERIALS: Forged steel, nickel-plated with plastic-coated handles. DIMENSIONS: Blade lengths are 4.75 inches for blunt ended scissors, and 5 inches for the sharp ende
Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament is a do it yourself craft designed for children with fine motor disabilities to engage in fine motor play and use their fine motor abilities.