This 3D Printed Back Brace is a back brace with a butterfly shape and botanical design. It has a custom fit, created using a 3D scan of the lower back, and specialist WiDE software. It challenges the conventional small, medium, large sizing of a typical back brace.
The 6760 Utensil Handles are foam holders that fit into palm of the hand. The holders have a hole in the center for eating utensils, personal hygiene items, activity brushes and crayons, and other items. The holders have an anchor strap that goes around the back of the hand, are contoured, and adjustable for fit. These devices may also be used as hand exercisers. SIZES: Small (1-inch diameter x 3 inches) and Large (1.5-inch diameter x 3.75 inches). COLOR: Blue, orange or red.
The 6766 Toy Holder is an adjustable grasping aid for the hand designed to allow a person without the ability to grasp to interact with a small toy in their hand. This snap on device has 2 Velcro bands used to hold a toy in place, and 3/4-inch webbing straps with snap closure that wrap around the palm and wrist. SIZE: One size fits all. COLOR: Rainbow strapping.
The D.C. Metro Bus 7000 Series is an American with Disabilities Act compliant metro bus that is designed for all people, for those in wheelchairs and those with mobility disabilities to ride to and from places with comfort and stability. It's ergonomic design allows for 2 more inches in the aisles on both sides, has a separate section for those in wheelchairs. Replaced the 1000 and 4000 Series metro buses. Seats 40 more people. Speaker is in real time and automated so it's clearer to understand
The ABLEWARE Door Knob Gripper is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or fingers or other grasping disabilities. The Gripper fits over round door knobs and outdoor water faucets. The outside is smooth to the touch and the inside is ribbed to firmly grip the door knob. With this device, knobs can be turned with the stroke of the hand, and no hand strength is required.
The Ableware TKO Turning Knob Operator is designed to assist individuals with limited manual strength or dexterity to grasp, turn, and open any non-round control knob or appliance handle. The turner consists of a large T-handle attached to a large round base with retractable pins on its bottom. When the turner is pressed onto a knob the pins contacting with the knob’s surface retract, while the remaining pins surround the knob for a secure grip. The turner can be used on irregular knobs, includi
The Action Life Glove is a gasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. Available for the right or left hand, this glove is a double tunnel loop glove with two loops or straps. The smaller hook strap aids in grasping handles of pool cues, ping pong paddles, fishing rods, brushes, etc. The larger strap runs through a palmar loop and forms a closed fist for use with gym machines, free weights, etc. W
The ADA Sand Digger is a handicap accessible play unit for children ages 2-5 years old. It is designed for independent sand digging by wheelchair users. It eliminates the standard seat to allow access and operation from a wheelchair. Features a 180-degree turning radius and teaches hand-eye coordination while providing hours of fun.
The Adapt-A-Grip System is a grasping aid for the hand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or grasping disabilities. This system enables individuals with limited or no hand function to independently use and switch between such items as eating utensils, brushes, cups, electric razors, toothbrushes, phones, and others. Objects are attached to adaptors with zip ties or Velcro straps (both included). Once objects are attached, they can be loaded into the accessory holder which se
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted table tennis racket for person using a prosthetic hook. Racket paddle is constructed from 1/4 inch plywood, with a handle made from 3/4 inch wood. An outline of the hook is drawn on the handle, and a knife is used to cut out the shape of the hook. The hook should fit snugly to keep the racket secure while playing table tennis. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Jim Cowart TITLE: Teacher Made Devices for Archery, Badminton,
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create custom adapted martial arts training dummy for an individual with cerebral palsy. A young man with cerebral palsy has an affinity for martial arts, learning all about Taekwondo from a young age but the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun really captured his imagination. Wing Chun is a form of self-defense and promotes awareness of the body. Students are encouraged to practice with a wooden training dummy to improve their form. As a result of h
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted cricket bat for motorized wheelchair users to use in to play an adaptive cricket game. This adaptation of the game was developed by the Recreation Service at Northcott in Austrailia. A physiotherapist at Northcott contacted TADNSW to find out if it would be possible to create a cricket bat for individuals who use a wheelchair and have no upper body strength. The bat needed to be adapted and useable to attach to all the vari
The All Terrain Ski Terminal Device (AT-Ski-TD) is a prosthetic terminal device for skiing that fits standard prosthetic wrists and allows the user to perform the flexing motion necessary to pole during either cross-country or downhill skiing. This "flex-away" action and a quick disconnect pole are safety features designed to reduce or eliminate stress and shock to the skier if he or she should fall. COMPATIBILITY: .5-inch diameter threaded fitting fits standard prosthetic wrists. Accepts 3/16-i
Fishing accessory for amputees. Fits most any fishing reel. Unit replaces terminal device and threads into amputee's wrist prosthesis. Nylon bearing replaces standard reel handle. Turning arm is inserted over nylon bearing to turn reel. Aluminum and stainless steel construction. Weighs 4 oz. May be purchased with Shimano MLX-200 Fast Cast System reel, for one hand casting, with nylon bearing attached. Specify right or left hand. .
The Amputee Golf Grip, model DPAGG, is a terminal device for sports for unilateral below and above elbow amputees. The device has a 1/2-inch threaded fitting that adapts to any standard prosthetic wrist. The device can be used by right- or left-handed amputees or by amputees who use a cross grip. The grip allows for full rotation during the backswing, squared club face at impact, and complete follow-through during the downswing. The grip can be positioned anywhere on the club, and is designed to
The Arthwriter Hand Aid, model F73514, is a grasping aid designed to provide grip assistance to individuals with hand or finger disabilities, particularly arthritis, missing fingers, or persons wearing hand casts. The device may be used to holds pencils, pens, razors, toothbrushes, or other utensils. The unit consists of a plastic ball with a 0.75-inch central hole. An enlarged thumbscrew on the side clamps the handle of the item inserted into the hole to secure it. DIMENSIONS: Ball is 3 inches
The BikeBoard Kits is designed for use by both adults and children with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The device is intended to be uses on any wheeled vehicle, from all-terrain hand cycles to wheelchairs. It is designed to provide greater access to snow area and trail systems for users in wheelchairs, or individuals with limited mobility that are hesitant to access these areas. The ski kits works for wheelchairs to make it easier to push individu
The Boccia Fusion is designed for users who use wheelchairs, walkers or who have mobility impairments to play the Boccia. The Boccia Fusion is a complete play kit that includes the Fusion ramp, head pointer, one full extension, one half extension, D-ring ball holder, and a carry case. The Fusion incorporates a new swivel mechanism allowing the ramp section to be rotated whilst the base remains stationary offering the player a more precise level of control. Other features include leveling feet wi
The Boccia Lite is a ramp designed to enable users who use wheelchair, walker or have mobility impairment to play the boccia. The device works by placing the ramp rests on the arms of the user's wheelchair and extends to the floor. To adjust the length of the run, a variable set of legs allow an assistant to raise the lower end of the ramp to various heights as directed by the player. The higher the ramp is raised, the shorter the run. At the top of the ramp, an adjustable support can be placed
The Boccia Nova is a ramp designed to enable users who use wheelchair, walker or have mobility impairments to play the boccia. It can be set up quickly and easily with simple adjustments giving the user the advantage when it comes to launching accurate shots. Features a curved tip for a smooth ramp to court transition. The clear perspex and Flip-Top features help to accurately line the shots. The telescopic ramp is quickly and easily adjustable and features a stable steel base with leveling feet
The CanDo Slim Weight Bar Set of 3 is a set of three color-coded weighted exercise bars designed to be used by people with upper extremity disabilities to improve their endurance, balance, and motor skills positioned in supine, sitting, or standing positions. Each set includes a 1 pound, 2-pound and 3-pound weighted exercise bar. CanDo Weighted Exercise Bars feature a user-friendly hanger end cap and an anti-roll end cap. Provides a variety of upper body strengthening exercises. The user grips t
The Catapult is a lever drive wheelchair designed for people with balance disabilities. It a prototype that uses both the upward and downward motion of the levers to move the chair forward. The brake is on the right handle and the gear shift is attached to the left handle, which brakes both back wheels simultaneously. The steering for the wheelchair is controlled via the user’s feet offering people with physical disabilities the opportunity to play sports and not live such a sedentary life. In t
The Cigarette Holder is a grasping aid for hands of quadriplegics who cannot light his/her own cigarettes without the aid of an attendant. A commercial cigarette lighter is mounted on the end of a 3 mm diameter antennae wire, and mounted to a wheelchair armrest. The lighter runs off the wheelchair's power supply. The unit can be grabbed easily and pulled towards the user. The power switch has an extension, enabling it to be activated by a user with limited manual dexterity. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT
The Curtain Opener is designed to enable users with poor finger or hand grip and manual dexterity to use a curtain drawstring. The device consists of a metal bracelet which fits around the user's fingers. An aluminum clamping component is attached to the bracelet and provides a means to grab the curtain drawstring. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Developed by Paul Cermak for users with limited hand dexterity or arthritis for gripping curtain drawstrings or blinds.
The D-Ring aid is designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. The ring aids are ideal for use in the gym. They allow attachment directly to the karabiner on gym equipment such as cable and pulley machines. This gives the benefit of a greater range of movement as well as pulling directly from the wrist. These aids are beneficial for both those with weak hand function and those with limb differences.
The Dog Leash is a grasping aid for the hand designed to provide a dog leash that is easy to release and lock by a person with weak hands or limited manual dexterity. The standard brass snap shackle fitting from a sailboat is fixed to the end of a 3-inch leather wrapped extension. There is a large ring attached to the plunger on the snap shackle for easier grasping. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed by Andre Paquette for pet owners with reduced dexterity who have difficulty operating the fittings
E-Z Grip™ 6 inch Ball is designed for children who are working on improving their bilateral coordination, grasp, and upper extremity strength and coordination. It contains a soft, stretchy outer web combined with a durable, inflatable inner ball that provides high-bounce performance with a great grip and a fun, unique look. These balls are easy to catch, throw, and kick. They are durable and waterproof for active play and will bounce on any surface including grass, sand, or water.
The Eye Dropper is a grasping aid and liquid medication guide designed to enable users with weak upper body strength, manual dexterity, or spasticity to apply eye drops with a standard eye dropper bottle. The device is a metal clamp consisting of machined aluminum, steel tubing, and plastic. The user places the eye dropper bottle in the holder at the top, then grasps the device by the two long handles at the bottom. The device is then raised up to the head, with the bottle positioned over the ey
--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself prosthetic for individuals with upper limb amputation and/or disabilities to use to play lacrosse. Originally developed as part of the Engineering Design and Communication (EDC) class at Northwestern University, The EZ-Scoop 2010 is do-it-yourself prosthetic that enables individuals with upper limb amputation and/or disabilities to catch, throw, scoop, cradle, and check a ball while playing lacrosse. The device consists of t
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 09/2013) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Forearm Gripper, model 1496, is a grasping aid consisting of a caliper-type clamp that attaches to the forearm. The device is activated by an external capability switch to allow persons with limited manual motor functions to grasp and release objects at a workstation or in activities of daily living.
The Freestyle Terminal Swimming Device, model FSTSD 2, is a recreational accessory designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputation. It is designed to be used with a custom swimming prosthesis for those interested in high performance or competitive swimming capability. The design mimics a folding wing to reduce resistance during stroke recovery, but flares open to provide maximum resistance during the power stroke. The device can be rotated to optimize various swimming strokes and
The FreeWheel Wheelchair Attachment is designed for wheelchair users who are in need of moving freely while in grass, dirt, or curb areas. The FreeWheel securely clamps to the solid footrest of the users rigid-frame manual chair. Once attached, the FreeWheel gently lifts the front casters off the ground turning the chair into a 3-wheel, all-terrain chair.
The Fun2Go Tandem is a side by side, three-wheel tandem cycle in which the users ride tandem and sit beside each other, to be used by institutions, individuals, homes, municipal and other companies or organizations who want to provide social contact and movement by cycling outdoors. One person steers, both can pedal, and the users can communicate well with each other due to the seats being next to each other. The riders can get on without having to step through and the seats can be easily adjust
The General Purpose Mini aid is designed for kids under 5 years old with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. Active Hands Mini aids are an essential extra for an adaptive tricycle, helping the user hold onto the handlebars tightly and securely. The device comes in pink or blue. Mini aids fasten on the back of the wrist, making the job of fastening much easier for parents. Available in three sizes including. A small can usually comfortably fit children aged five to ten.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Piece of foam rubber used as a base to hold parts or tools, enabling someone with limited grasp capability to pick things up. A piece of foam rubber of the desired size and resiliency is placed on the regular work surface. The resiliency of the material makes it easier for small items placed on it to be picked up. COMMENTS: For further information contact: Leonard Anderson, Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas Rehabilitation Engineering Center,
The Grasping Cuff with wrist support, model 9464, is a grasping aid for hand designed to provide grasping capabilities for people with limited hand function and good arm strength. The Grasping Cuff fastens around the wrist with a D- ring Velcro closure. One end wraps over the fingers to form a closed fist around the handle of a racquet, pool cue, pole, etc. The cuff is made of suede leather and lined with Dycem to prevent slipping, and fits the right or left hand.
Great Grips are door knob or faucet covers designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or little or no manual dexterity or strength to open doors or turn faucets. These soft thermoplastic sleeves slip over existing rounded door knobs or faucets. Made of a soft latex-free material, they have a smooth surface to assist in turning. Options include built-in AgION antimicrobial, a combination of silver ions bonded to a ceramic material called zeolite; built-in glow-in-the-d
The Heavy Use Gripping Wrap is designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. The grasping device is designed to help the user with their grip and provide comfort when holding some objects. Additionally, the device consists of 15 centimeters square of neoprene, two Velcro straps and two loops to enable easy fastening. The aids are built to endure years of regular use, even for strenuous activities. All aids are machine washable.
Hero Series is a line of sport wheelchair designed so that people with mobility restrictions can play sports on sandy soils, especially on the beach. Encourages the practice of an innovative sport: rugby on the beach. The challenge is to develop a project of universal design and sustainable, ie, adaptable (for different communities, cultures and biotypes), eco-efficient, economically feasible, socially equitable (serving people with special needs) and culturally acceptable (in terms of geography
HEROes Series of Sport Wheelchairs is designed to withstand and navigate on different terrain such as sand. This wheelchair is made so that users can participate in beach volleyball or rugby. HERO Xavier was inspired by fictional superhero and leader of the X-Men Charles Francis Xavier aka Professor X.
The Hi-Fly Fielder is a flexible mesh pocket for catching balls either forehanded or backhanded, eliminating the need for wrist or forearm rotation. Pocket is sized for baseballs or softballs. 1/2 inch threaded fitting adapts to any standard prosthetic wrist. Rotates with adjustable friction to accommodate varying field siturations. Padded leather edging. the Power Swing Ring installs into the bottom end of a wooden bat, accommodating any style prehensor finger or thumb; swivels to duplicate "wr
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with quadriplegia to play hockey in a wheelchair league. The lower half of a straight-bladed hockey stick was fastened to a bracket which,in turn, was held across the wheelchair footplates by two quarter-inch bolts and wing nuts for quick assembly and disassembly. Approximately two-thirds of the way back on the blade, arms were fastened that extend approximately four inches at a little less than a right angle to hold the ball. TITLE: Ho
The Hosmer Baseball Glove Attachment is a terminal device for sports designed to allow a firm gripping action between the thumb and forefinger when using a baseball glove. The device has knobs on the fingers to allow the glove to be securely attached. The glove attachment is available in either right or left hand models. DIMENSIONS: Standard 1/2-20 stud; 9.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 10.5 ounces.
The Hosmer Bowling Attachment is a terminal device for sports that has a neoprene expansion sleeve at the end of the device that is under constant spring compression which causes it to expand and hold a bowling ball. The same action used to operate a conventional prosthetic hook causes the device to release the bowling ball. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches long; has a standard 1/2-20 stud.
Van Raam's Husky Tricycle is a three wheel bike specially designed for young children ages 2 and up who have difficulties with stability. The tricycle serves as a method of transportation in a recreational setting. It has a specially designed bottom bracket, making it possible for a child to pedal downwards. The crank normally has integrated crank shorteners. It is smooth running, stable, agile, and has a modern design. Plastic chain protection, parking brake, quick release saddle, steering limi
The Incredibrace knee support is designed for a young adult to adult with arthritis or other disabilities which affect the knee joint. The Incredibrace is made out of soft and stretchy material and fits snugly around the knee, from mid-thigh to upper-calf. The Incredibrace is retains heat around muscles, helps promote blood flow and healing. It is made from germanium fiber, bamboo charcoal, and spandex. Is machine washable.
iSkibike Agility 1.3 is an adaptive ski that is designed to be used sitting down. The user is able to steer the skibike with their whole body. This product is designed to be used by individuals who have muscular or strength problems, multiple sclerosis, amputations, brain injuries, balance problems, or who are low sighted or blind. It allows the user to sit on the bike while their feet glide along either side of the bike.
The KMX Kompact R Trike is ideal for wheelchair users under under 5 feet tall of varying abilities as it features a low center of gravity and very high stability. The sliding boom to make easy height adjustments so it can grow with the user. Features include:
The KneeRover All Terrain Steerable Knee Walker Knee Scooter is a mobility device designed for use by individuals recovering from injury or surgery to the foot, ankle or lower leg, as well as below the knee amputees to use as a means of transportation. The KneeRover is an alternative to crutches. This Indoor - Outdoor All Terrain knee scooter features 12-inch pneumatic tires and the setup is tool free. It accommodates patient heights 5 feet – 6 feet and has 5-inch, 12-inch air-filled tires. Adju
Learn with Yoga: ABC Virtues is a book designed for children with disabilities ages 2 and up to teach them the ABCs along with healthy living. There is a colorful illustrated yoga pose and associated poem for each letter of the alphabet. Each whimsical poem depicts how to do the pose and a positive attribute on which to focus. Builds confidence and self-esteem. Increases physical flexibility, raises awareness of the importance of good health and posture. It promotes effective techniques (such as
The Limb Difference Aid is designed for users who have a limb difference affecting their hands or fingers. This may include those with dyslexia (conditions from birth), or those who have sustained a limb difference through amputation, injury or illness later in life. The gripping aid is designed for those who have some or all of their fingers, or parts of their hand, missing. The Limb Difference aid has a double-strap system, once the wrist section is done up the user can adjust the straps as wi
The Maddagrip Universal Built-up Grip, model F74616, is a mouth-inflatable utensil holder designed to provide an enlarged gripping area on eating or writing instruments. The fill tube recesses flush with the surface. When deflated, the unit folds flat for transport or storage. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.75 inches, inflated.
The Magnetic Wand 7.5in is a magnetic grasping aid for hand for persons with limited manual dexterity. The wand has a magnet on one end, and was designed for use with the World Wide Games Bingo Chips (see separate entry) so the chips are easier to move on the board and to pick up. COLOR: Assorted. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches long.
The N-Abler I is a terminal device for an upper extremity prosthetic designed to enable individuals with upper extremity amputation to utilize tools and utensils. Designed for use by stronger individuals with unilateral below the elbow amputation, this device is made of anodized aircraft aluminum and fits standard wrist units. Features include 360-degree rotation, 60-degree range of motion, quick-release spring-loaded friction quick disconnect. OPTIONS: Attachable cutlery, kitchen tools, gardeni
The N-Abler II is a terminal device for an upper extremity prosthetic designed to enable individuals with upper extremity amputation to utilize tools and utensils. This device is made of anodized aircraft aluminum and fits standard wrist units. This unit can also be used with the N-Abler III Wrist/Hand Orthotic (see entry) by individuals without an amputation who have hand wealness or disabilities. Features include 360-degree rotation, 60-degree range of motion, quick-release positive locking q
The N-Abler III Wrist/Hand Orthotic (W.H.O.) is a hand orthosis designed to enable individuals with upper extremity amputation or disability to utilize tools and utensils. Available in a soft model or a carbon fiber model, this device can be used with the N-Abler II (not included; see entry) by individuals with prosthetics or by individuals without prosthetics. OPTIONS: Attachable cutlery, kitchen tools, eating utensils, gardening tools, sports equipment (hunting, fishing, golf, and weightliftin
NewGrip Gloves are grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or grasping disabilities. These grasping aids have hand pads, which cover the palm and fingers, while the top of the hand is uncovered to prevent overheating. Wide wrist straps provide support to the wrists. The neoprene hand pads attach to the woven cotton wrist straps with Velcro. Both pads and straps can be adjusted to hand shape and wrist size. OPTIONS: Spare pads or straps. SIZES
The Nike Zoom Soldier 8 is a workout shoe developed for people with disabilities that are athletes to do two things, give them greater independence without having to have someone tie their shoes and to give them the opportunity to do a high intensity workout without worrying about their shoes slipping off. This is not a regular slip on shoe, and has the same support as Lebron James shoes. It slips on and then has a zipper that goes around the heel for adequate support. This gives people with one
The Palmer Yardkart, model 24, is a three-wheeled, powered all terrain cart designed for outdoor use by individuals with mobility disabilities. Standard equipment includes an on-off key with locking switch, sealed beam headlight, tail light, brake light, horn, fuel gauge, and large heavy-duty basket. FRAME: Heavy-duty, non-folding frame does not disassemble for transport. The dimensions (LxWxH) are 72 x 35 x 38 inches. CONTROLS: Utilizes a pressure twist grip control on a triangular handlebar t
The Phoenix Hand is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity amputation. The Phoenix was developed to give amputees more control over their lives and accessibility. This prosthesis is a lightweight device made of 3D printed material, orthodontic rubber bands, and elastic cords. This prosthesis is wrist driven, so the user must have a functional wrist and enough palm to push against the device to force the fingers closed when the wrist is bent.
Plastic Hemispheres are oddly-shaped stepping stones designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and balance disabilities to use. Non-slip as they are heavy and filled with sand. Can withstand water if left on the playground overnight.
The Polly Power Grip is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with arthritis and other grasping disabilities. This lightweight tool has vise-like jaws that adjust to varying widths and that close by squeezing the handles and open by pulling the handles apart. This device aids in providing a firmer grip with more power for pushing, pulling, picking up, turning, squeezing, or holding. This tool can be used to turn keys; open bottles, tubes, small jars, medicine bottles (including
The Pool Cue Cuff, model 9462, is a grasping aid for hand designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury or upper extremity disabilities. This cuff is designed to hold a pool cue for those with limited hand function. A strap holds the hand around a pool cue. It is length-adjustable and is lined with Dycem to prevent slipping. The cuff is made of suede leather with D-ring Velcro closure.
The Quickie QRi is an ultra-lightweight rigid chair designed for use by active individuals with lower extremity disabilities and mobility disabilities. The QRi is a hybrid of durability and low-maintenance style at an unbelievable value. The wheelchair features the Quickie 2's time-tested caster journal and stem-fork system for superior durability. The QRi rigid frame wheelchair features the Center-of-Gravity, rear seat height, and camber adjustments. The adjustable axle plate, allowing for infi
Made of high quality wood, the Rockin' Rocker Board helps improve balance reactions, motor planning and coordination. Use for righting reactions, tilting reactions and dynamic standing balance. Use in multiple positions and activities--sitting, kneeling, standing and even playing outdoor games.
The Rolyan Walker Splint, models A7671 to A7674, are splints designed to help individuals with arthritis and neurological disabilities to securely grasp a walker handle. It features wrist straps for stability and is made from Polyform splinting material with a Kushionflex pad. The splints can be specifically adapted to each user by using a heat gun or hot water. Available for right- or left-handed use. DIMENSIONS: Determined by width of 2nd to 5th metacarpal phalangeals (MCPs). Small/Medium is 3
Ski Glove for Disabled Skiers with Limited Hand Function is a glove for skiing that enables users with limited hand function to grip the ski polls. It is designed to be used in tandem with a mono ski or bi ski. The first component is an insulated glove, which incorporates a tube that the user wraps their fingers around before zipping closed. The glove goes through the outrigger cuff and over the outrigger peg. The second component is a Velcro® harness consisting of three Velcro® straps. The stra
The Ski Hand/Fishing Hand is a terminal device for sports made of molded silicone rubber that resembles a closed hand. The opening will hold a ski pole or a fishing pole. The rubber will remain pliable in sub-zero temperatures. DIMENSIONS: Standard 1/2-20 stud.
The Super Sport is a passive terminal device for a prosthetic arm for use by individuals with below-elbow, elbow disarticulates, and long above-elbow amputation in sports/recreational and domestic activities, and in vocational situations dealing with materials handling and manipulation of products which are fragile or have marrable surfaces (veneers, formica, glass, etc). The devices are made of soft, pliable, non-toxic synthetic rubber with a stainless steel and aluminum core. The shape of the
The Textured Grip Ball, model H70858, is a hand exercise ball with a surface made of small individual bumps and a center hole. There is an internal bell which rings when shaken. The end of the hole may be pushed through with a pencil to create a pencil holder for persons requiring a built-up writing instrument holder. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches in diameter.
The Thumb Protector is designed for use by individuals with gripping and upper extremity disabilities. The device assist the user while they lift weights, it protects their thumb from being pressed against the end of the weight. The thumb protector has slits around the centre to cater for a range of weight diameters or they can be cut to size if required.
Tibby's Freedom is an all terrain cart designed to offer persons with muscular or mobility disabilities the ability to interact with their peers in a variety of environments. Designed for accessibilty, this cart is intended for on and off road use (i.e. beach, gravel, water, snow and ice) and is engineered to be environmentally safe. It can be transported in a van, truck or tilt trailor and can be loaded by a single person. It features front and rear wheel air-ride suspension; five point harness
Toobeez Original Building Kit is a life-sized construction toy designed for learning disabled individuals ages 3 and up to promote critical thinking skills and use their imagination. This kit comes with interlocking tubes and spheres that can be linked to create structures. They can construct anything from a doll house, a helicopter, a pirate ship, or a park complete with slides and swings.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY" ----- PURPOSE: To assist individuals with low vision or blindness in running track events in competition. A rope was stretched the length of the lanes the runners would use and a short piece of PVC pipe was threaded on to each rope, with the pipe being able to move freely along the rope. Volunteers were stationed approximately 15 feet apart to hold the rope at waist level. During the race, the runner holds the pipe, allowing it to glide on the rope to guide him/her down the
The Trionic Trek All-Terrain Walker is an all-terrain walker for camping, hunting, or hiking designed for use by individuals with walking, lower extremity, or balance disabilities. The unit has a detachable carrying basket with a zip-pocket and rain cover. The walker is also equipped with a seat. Included is a seat bag that snaps onto the seat, and folds forward for sitting. This bag has three separate inner compartments, one zippered outer compartment, and two mesh pockets. A top elastic cord h
Ultra Long Distance Wheelchair by designer Andrew Mitchell is a wheelchair design concept that was envisioned for ultra long distance use. The positioning of the rider is meant to ensure maximum efficiency. By keeping the shoulders over the front edge of the driving wheels, the whole body position can be engaged by the rider to provide maximum power. The body and legs are in a more open position, giving good breathing potential, and placing less strain on the lower limbs.
The Velo Modular Handcycle by designer Mark Wafforne is aimed at wheelchair users who want to participate in sports, but who cannot afford a specialized chair just for playing sports. Velo Modular Handcycle for wheelchair user has been designed to facilitate individuals who want to get active or simply want to try to do sports activities. Aimed at Disability sports clubs, Velo features modular interface that offers a fresh look on increasing popular sports for wheelchair users. It is meant to be
The Whale Sand & Water Table is an educational game to be set on a playground as it features measurements at the ends of the table for children 2 to 12 years old to learn and explore. Features four bowls for sand or water. The equipment can accommodate several children. It is durable and weather-resistant.
The Wheel Thru Arcade is a playground made for children in wheelchairs, ages 5 through 12. It is designed for children to pull or scale the playground.
The Winter Sports gripping aid is designed for use by individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities. The winter sport aids are designed for general purpose aid for use with thick gloves. The principle is the same as for the General Purpose aid – the hand is gently pulled into a fist position around the object the user wants to hold – but without the neoprene padding there’s room underneath for winter gloves.
The WISB Handbike is a wheelchair concept by Bär Claudia that combines adaptive and recumbent bike styles. It is created to be used both inside and outside, while also functioning as a sports bike. Users can toggle between ‘high mode’ for indoors or normal outdoors riding, or use ‘low mode’ for long distance or cross-country rides. The WISB bike is hand-operated in all modes, so users with limited or no leg function can seamlessly transition from daily wheelchair function to sports activities.
ZipKrooz ™ Assisted is an adapted playground zip line designed to stimulate proprioceptive and vestibular senses for children ages 2 to 12 year of age with limited upper and/or lower body strength. The rotationally molded bucket seat with a lock-in-place harness provides stability and security. The ZipKrooz ™ Assisted offers a 2-way ride along an easy glide trolley. There is a built-in elevation that can be installed on level ground with no embankments needed.
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The Nike Zoom Soldier 8 is a workout shoe developed for people with disabilities to give them greater independence without having to have someone tie their shoes and to give them the opportunity to do a high-intensity workout without worrying about their shoes slipping off. The shoes slips on and then has a zipper that goes around the heel for adequate support. This gives people with one hand the ability to do a high-intensity workout too.