Musical Instrument Modification
Adapted Drum Musical Instrument
The Adapted Drum Musical Instrument is designed for individuals with one hand to be able to play the drum on a wheelchair tray with ease. The upper wood bar is removable to drum on the lower bar or the upper instrument. This would be good for a student who may only have the use of one hand and is unable to hold the instrument with the other hand.
Beamz is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. User’s pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Beamz interactive music song library contains 50 songs. DIMENSIONS: 21 1/2" L x 4 1/2" W x 19 1/2" H. WEIGHT: 10 lbs. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUAR
Beamz Education Bundle
Beamz Education Bundle is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. Users pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Education package includes 50 songs and 10 lessons for education and therapy settings. The Education package includes the Beamz l
The Brilliant Harmonica is a tool for parents and therapists teaching children to vocalize, practice tongue retraction, and lip closure, develop breathing and control lip muscles. This voice therapy tool can help parents and therapists to help children increase the duration of their breathing and to use their voices in new and exciting ways.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adaptation for a guitar for an individual with left side hemiplegia in arm and leg due to stroke. An individual was a self-taught and lover of playing the guitar experienced a stroke that resulted in a left side hemiplegia in his arm and leg making the muscles on this side of his body weak. He had to learn how to walk again which he does with a cane. This also meant, he was no longer able to play the guitar because of the weakness
Mounted Musical Instrument Boards
Mounted Musical Instrument Board is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity strength and coordination as a result of cerebral palsy, nerve injury or traumatic brain injury. Musical instruments are mounted to a vertical surface to allow users to hit and make music. The author notes that mounting musical instruments on a vertical board can limit the users ability to see over the board. The author recommends using a lower slant board or using a base that can be clamped onto a t
QChord Digital SongCard Guitar
The QChord Digital SongCard Guitar is an electronic music synthesizer designed for use by children and adults with fine motor disabilities. The device enables the player to make music simply by pressing buttons and moving a hand up and down the strum plate. Shaped like the body of an electric guitar and designed for both musicians and those who have never played an instrument, this unit features a strumplate that strums like a guitar and a push-button keyboard that plays a range of chords or a m
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a device that allows individuals with fine motor skill or upper extremity disabilities to play the guitar using a series of foot pedals. Robo-tar is a device that attaches to the neck of a standard guitar and actuates chords electronically using a series of pedals. The Robo-tar allows individuals to play the guitar with only one hand (strumming) and the use of one foot to control the appropriate chords. It is intended to reduce the learn
The Super Saxoflute is a tube construction set for building an instrument designed specifically for children with learning disabilities to encourage fine motor skills, creativity, and an interest in music. Using twenty-four interconnecting tubes, including two mouthpieces and two horns, kids get to plan out, build, and actually play their very own colorfully wacky instruments.