Category: cup with large handle

Customized Cup

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---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized cup for a young adult with developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and vision impairment. After experimentation, a physical therapist determined the length of a cup from which the user could drink safely. A Doidy cup, which is used to teach babies how to drink from a rim rather than a spout, was adapted to allow the user to easily hold the cup. New handles were created that are 3 centimeters away from the cup rather than the current 1 centimeter, and 2 centimeters in diameter. Based on a cardboard template, a successful holder was created from scrap pieces of white PVC that were heated and molded to shape. The handles are solid acrylic tube that were cut to shape and polished smooth. However, the PVC broke at the 90 degree bends, and the final design uses stainless steel plate but still uses the acrylic handles. TITLE: Customized cup. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 30, Number 4, October 2010: pp. 5-6. PAGES: 3 with cover.


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Technical Aid To The Disabled (TAD)
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TAD is a charity organisation that has the authority to fundraise. TAD uses volunteers dedicated to the design, construction and provision of aids for people with disabilities. Members of TAD provide a resource pool comprising a range of design, engineering, rehabilitation, computer, therapy and other professional and technical skills. Aids custom-designed by TAD volunteers are described in the TAD Journal.

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