Access Steps For Bathtub
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a teenage girl with short stature to independently enter and exit a bathtub. A stainless steel rail was installed along the side of the tub that extended five millimeters out from it. A three-step ladder was made of stainless steel tubing that clips to the rail for stability. The ladder also slides along the rail if needed. A trough of plastic downspout pipe clips over the tub to protect the tub edge from the ladder. Stair treads for the ladder were made of
Active Shelves is a product designed for those individuals confined to a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy to reach their laptop keyboard. The makers are still advancing the design to make it voice activated. It was developed at the Tikkun Olam Makers makeathon in the District of Columbia.
Ada Height Adjustable Podium (Model 70)
The ADA 70 Podium is a height-adjustable podium or lecterndesigned for use by individuals of any height or who use wheelchairs. The option of purchasing shelves and drawers is available so that audiovisual equipment can be integrated into the Podium. This podium features a fixed lectern shelf, power and cable management subsystems, external electrical outlets, a master power switch, and an input/output box. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 58.25 x 30.5 x 35.75 to 50.5 inches. COLOR: Mahogany woodgrain is sta
Ada Series Classic Design
ADA Series Classic Design is a kitchen with accessible components designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury,short stature, or other physical disabilities. This compact adjustable kitchen system includes an under-counter refrigerator, cooktop, oordinated finishes, and storage space for dry goods and cooking supplies. The Adaptable Sink Base easily converts to meet Americans with Disabilities Act specifications and the folding design stores c
The Adaptable is a product designed for those individuals ages three and up with sensory processing disorder and upper and lower disabilities to apply pressure. This product gives vibration when squeezed that engages muscles, has a pack that can be heated or cooled and a removable weighted bag. Comforting sleep accessory. There is a sound that could be distracting to others.
Adapted Baseball Glove
The Adapted Baseball Glove is a Tikkun Olam Makers prototype designed for those individuals with agenesis (or people with two fingers on their left hand and three fingers on their right) to catch baseballs. It was designed for 6-year-old Zayne at TOM: Northwestern. The team realized that Zayne could fit his right hand into the thumb of a left-handed glove - and the team is adapting the glove to be more comfortable for him and widening the “net” so he has more space to catch the ball.
Alarm Tender is a smoke alarm access bracket designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or upper or lower extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury, or short stature. This sliding two-part vertical device enables an individual to slide a smoke alarm (not included) mounted to it within reach for tasks such as silencing nuisance alarms, changing the battery, cleaning, performing fire drills, etc. The device attaches to the wall with screws or peel-and-stick tape (included). A small
Arduino Marble Maze Labyrinth
The Arduino Marble Maze Labyrinth is a Do It Yourself product made from cardboard designed for those individuals with learning and neurological disabilities to engage in fine motor play. The idea of the game is to navigate the marble through the maze to reach the portal at the end to win the game. The labyrinth is a game of physical skill consisting of a box with a maze on top with holes, and a steel marble. The object of the game is to try to tilt the playfield to guide the marble to the end of
ARK Hard Textured Spoon Tip
The ARK Hard Textured Spoon Tip is an oral stimulation product designed for those individuals with neurological and eating disabilities to chew on and wake up the mouth with vibration and texture while promoting therapeutic oral stimulation as well as to help the child along in feeding-related sensory development Features gentle tactile bumps to stimulate the tongue\ and lower lip. Size and shape of the spoon make feeding easy. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Medical grade and FDA compliant. D
ARK's Sensory Bookmark / Fidget (3 Pack)
ARK's Sensory Bookmark / Fidget (3 Pack) is a product designed for those individuals with sensory processing disorder and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder to encourage tactile input. As a “bookmark,” it discreetly fits in with the rest of the user’s desk items without specifically standing out as a sensory tool. They can run their fingertips across four different textured sections - small bumps, larger bumps, straight lines, and diagonal lines. The lines have a mild feel while the bump
ARK's Tran-Quill Writing Kit (Vibratory)
ARK's Tran-Quill® Writing Kit (Vibratory) is an educational kit designed for those individuals ages five and up with sensory integration disorder and fine motor disabilities to teach them how to write. The vibration, textured surface and weight of the handle provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand during writing tasks. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pe
Ashby Bath Shortener (Model 6290)
The Ashby Bath Shortener, model 6290, is a bathtub shortener desinged for use by individuals with short stature. This unit fits inside the tub to shorten its length and is designed to prevent shorter users from slipping down the bathtub and possibly under the water. The unit attaches with rubber suction cups to the foot of the bath. DIMENSIONS: 370 x 280 x 300 millimeters. CAPACITY: 190 kilograms.
Bathtub Safety Step
The Bathtub Safety Step is a product designed for those individuals with lower extremity disabilities to help them get in and out of the bathtub. Slip-resistant textured top and rubberized feet. Adds almost 4 inches to your step.
Bed Hoyer Lift
The Bed Hoyer Lift is a prototype designed for those individuals with multiple sclerosis and wheelchair users to get in and out of bed efficiently and effectively. Existing solutions are expensive and require her to anchor a lift into the ceiling of her bedroom and depending on a caregiver is not always reliable. The problem affects Victoria's ability to get to school. The new lift functions like a hoyer lift which allows her to lift herself up from her bed, maneuver to her side, and transfer he
Better Living Modular Homes
Better Living Modular Homes are prefab houses designed for use by wheelchair or walker users and others with physical disabilities. These homes are affixed to a permanent foundation (crawl space, basement, or pilings) and have floor plans with one to five bedrooms and one to three bathrooms. Features include wider hallways and doorways; closets with bi-fold doors; expanded space in bathrooms; rocker-style light switches for individuals with fine motor disabilities; light switches set lower in th
Bike Wall Mount
The Bike Wall Mount is designed for those individuals with cardiovascular disabilities to create and hang their bike.
Bison QwikChange Portable Basketball Playground System with Graphite Backboard, 36 X 48 in Backboard, Steel
The Bison QwikChange Portable Basketball Playground System with Graphite Backboard, 36 X 48 in Backboard, Steel is playground equipment designed for those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to play basketball. It features a heavy galvanized 3 1/2-inch steel pole along with a molded graphite backboard and flex goal that adjusts. It comes with built-in transport wheels and is good for camps, daycares, church parking lots or places where children of all ages gather to play bask
BUNMO Stress Relief Toys for Special Needs Children
The BUNMO Stress Relief Toys for Special Needs Children is an educational fidget designed for children with sensory processing disorders to increase focus and relieve anxiety. With this product, the child can wrap, stretch, squeeze, squish and twirl. Create patterns, shapes, letters and numbers.
Chair 4 Life
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a modular wheelchair that "grows" with the user allowing for independence over the lifespan. Through the United Kingdom's National Health Service, the Renfrew Group developed a new type of powered wheelchair with the Department of Health, as part of the Department's Innovation Health and Wealth program. Renfrew won a government contract to design a chair which maximizes the mobility and independence of children with disabilities as they
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted changing table for a mother with cerebral palsy. This individual wanted a changing table that she could use from a kneeling position and located a base that was the right height to be adapted. A table top was created from chip-board, with a 75 millimeter-high pine frame around the sides to keep the mattress in position. Two of the four sides are hinged so they can drop down 180 degrees, making it easier for the user to slid
The Chess Table is a Do It Yourself product for people with neurological and learning disabilities to create. It has a wooden case with a drawer on each end, tapered legs and a ceramic tile top surrounded by metal. Many screws, corner brackets and decorative handles complete the look. It is finished in a mission oak stain.
Clear Adult Eating Bib with Cuff
The Clear Adult Eating Bib with Cuff is a product designed for those individuals with eating and upper extremity disabilities to protect their clothing from spills and stains. Cuff along the bottom catches food crumbs. Wipes clean in minutes.
Clip Connect 100 Pieces
The Clip Connect 100 Pieces is an educational toy designed for children ages five to adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder to play with and improve their fine motor skills, eye hand coordination, spatial skills and dexterity. Durable, pieces snap together and are designed to withstand rough play. The child can explore their imagination with this high-quality innovative building set. With about 100 bold and brightly colored pieces to choose from, the child can build flowers, animals, cars, worlds a
Coffee Break is a custom adaptation to a coffee maker designed for those individuals with hand tremors to pour a cup of coffee. The team designed a conveyor belt coffee maker that makes the coffee the way the user likes it.
Cotton Ball Painting
This Cotton Ball Painting is a do it yourself activity designed for children with sensory processing disorder to do. It is easy to set up and children enjoy it. Cotton Ball Throw Painting is a good gross motor art activity for them. This activity combines all kinds of sensory between the softness of the cotton balls and squishiness of them once they get dipped in paint and the large flinging motion the children get to experience when they throw them and the sound of them hitting the paper.It als
Custom Adaptation Camera
This Camera is a custom adaptation designed for those individuals with quadriplegics to film productions independently. It was designed for Bob Ness, a video producer for 20-plus years, and this adaption allows him to use a physical camera. The team used existing products and components and adapted a camera tripod mounted to a lamp to counterbalance the weight of the camera - that allows him to position his camera anywhere in space. He can now lift up-down, side-to-side, tilt and change the angl
Custom Dining Chair
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with short stature to sit comfortably while dining. A custom-designed wooden chair was built. The seat height is the standard 45 centimeters from the floor; however, the seat depth is shallower than is standard to enable her to sit comfortably and be supported by the chair back. The chair has a lacquered finish and an upholstered seat. A small matching wooden stool was also built, which the individual can use to step up to get on to the chair a
Customized Platforms For School Environment For Individuals With Dwarfism
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide customized platforms for various classroom environments for individuals with short stature. Platforms were needed for at least three different classroom environments and needed to be light and easy to move around the classroom. The platforms were mass-produced by cutting tubing to make two of each design, with the hand rails and legs in one U-shaped piece in most cases. The platform bases were made from plywood, painted white, and anti-slip strips were adde
Customized Shower Seat
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized shower chair for an individual with campomelic dwarfism and intellectual disabilities. This individual required a caregiver to bathe her but without getting water in her ears. Previous methods and adaptations were not useful as they required the assistance of another individual and/or they were hard on the care giver’s back. This customized adaptation is modified version the “Matilda” bath seat design which rests on a bath stan
DataCal Large Print Keyboard Non-Transparent Opaque Stickers for Desktop and Laptop. Black Large Print Letters Labels on White/Off White/Ivory/Beige Lexan Plastic and 3M Adhesive
The DataCal Large Print Keyboard Non-Transparent Opaque Stickers for Desktop and Laptop. Black Large Print Letters Labels on White/Off White/Ivory/Beige Lexan Plastic and 3M Adhesive are designed for those individuals with low vision to enlarge the top legend of all keyboard keys.
Device To Flush Toilet
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a teenage girl with short stature to independently flush a toilet with a push-button flush mechanism. A long lever was fashioned that enables the user to operate both the full- and half-flush buttons. The device consists of a horizontal stainless steel rod housed in a stainless steel casing. At one end, the rod is fitted with a long, flat handle which the user is able to push. The other end of the rod is bent into a vertical position and the point, which is
DIY Backyard Obstacle Course for a Birthday Party!
DIY Backyard Obstacle Course for a Birthday Party! is a do it yourself activity for children with upper and lower extremity disabilities to participate in gross motor skills activities. For this course, the example is a firefighter-themed birthday party.
DIY Tennis Ball Pencil Grip
The DIY Pencil Grip is a do it yourself writing aid designed for students with upper extremity disabilities to learn how to write ergonomically. It is made out of a tennis ball. Instructions below.
DIY Washcloth Pencil Grip
The DIY pencil grip designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities. It is made out of a washcloth. (Pictured left.)
DIY: Sidewalk Chalk “Pops”
The DIY: Sidewalk Chalk “Pops” is a do it yourself activity designed for children with upper and lower extremity disabilities to create and participate in physical activities such as hopscotch, tic-tac-toe, toy car racetracks, hangman, bean bag toss, checkers, creative chalk photo props, etc.
Dogs Clothespin Puppets
Dogs Clothespin Puppets are a do it yourself activity designed for children with sensory processing disorder and upper extremity disabilities to create and play with.
Dwyer Signature Ada Series
The Signature ADA Series is a kitchen with accessible components designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities, spinal cord injury, short stature, or other physical disabilities. This kitchen system includes a large-capacity, frost-free upright refrigerator; electric surface burners; sink bowl; single- lever faucet; and exhaust hood. The Adaptable Sink Base converts to meet Americans with Disabilities Act specifications and the folding design stores components an
Early Childhood Break Box
Early Childhood Break Box is a box full of educational toys and therapy tools, designed for young children and meant to engage those persons with autistic traits or Asperger’s syndrome, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder or any students who cannot sit still. The box is geared toward preventing disruptive behavior by integrating the sensory motor activities throughout the day. Assists in self-regulation in order to develop the ability to calm down, channel energy, and focus for extended p
The Elevator Button is a custom adaptation to an elevator (without violating its warranty) designed for those individuals with muscular dystrophy to voice activate elevator buttons. This product was invented at a Tikkun Olam Makers makeathon in the District of Columbia. Makers designed shelves that can go up and down, and then slide out for John to reach his games or treats and also created a voice-activated system to activate the elevator without violating the elevator warranty.
Etac Aktiv Reacher
The Etac AKTIV Reacher is a reacher designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or short stature. The handle of the reacher is angled to utilize the strength in the hand and provide an effective grip. There is an index finger support on the handle which gives improved precision. The entire gripping surface of the U-shaped jaws is coated with hard-wearing rubber. The jaws of the reacher can also be set in two positions, allowing the reacher to be used both horizontally and vertical
Etac Aktiv Reacher With Hooks
The Etac AKTIV Reacher with Hooks is a reacher designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or short stature. The handle of the reacher is angled to utilize the strength in the hand and provide an effective grip. There is an index finger support on the handle which gives improved precision. The entire gripping surface of the U-shaped jaws is coated with hard-wearing rubber. The jaws of the reacher can also be set in two positions, allowing the reacher to be used both horizontally
The Extendable Loppers are a long-handled garden tool designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or short stature. This lightweight tool has a sharp blade to cut through branches, and the telescoping handles extend and lock into six positions. DIMENSIONS: The tool is 26.5 inches long with handles collapsed, and the handles extend from 19 to 32.5 inches. WEIGHT: 3.5 pounds.
Extra Wide Comfort Steps Shoes for Women
The Extra Wide Comfort Steps Shoes for Women is a product designed for women with wide width or swollen feet/ankles to wear. Slip-resistant and prevents potential slips and falls. Accommodates different levels of swelling. Comfortable. For Velcro® fastener, contact manufacturer.
EZ Eyes LG Keyboard
The EZ Eyes LG Keyboard is a large print training keyboard designed for those individuals with low vision to learn typing skills. Improved Readability For Less Eye Strain and Better Accuracy, 4 Times Larger Letters and Higher Contrast Colors, Spill Resistant, PC & Mac Compatible.
FREDDY'S FIDGET TOYS for Sensory Kids and Adults
FREDDY'S FIDGET TOYS for Sensory Kids and Adults are designed for children ages three and up with sensory processing disorders to help them sit still and focus at home, in the car or in the classroom. Good therapy toys for counselors and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder toys for school teachers to use with students. Also, good Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder toys for adults who struggle with maintaining focus. Users can bend, squish, twist, pull and roll them to relieve stress a
Freedom Adjustable Folding Cup Holders
Freedom Adjustable Folding Cup Holders are designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities, Ataxia or limited dexterity to drink independently. Closes flat to only 1 inch thick. Drinks are securely held on frame, without screws. Patented internal support leg prevents accidental closure.
Freedom Standard Non-Skid Cupholder
The Freedom Standard Non-Skid Cupholder is designed for those individuals with hand tremors, paralysis, Parkinson's disease, arthritis, uncontrolled movement and disabilities that restrict hand movement to help them drink independently. It comes complete with the Freedom Non Skid, No Spill Vacuum Pad attached to the bottom. Folds flat for storage purposes.
Gas Powered Power Wheels
The Gas Powered Power Wheels is a Do It Yourself product designed for children with lower extremity disabilities to engage in gross motor play. The short explanation is that it is a 7 horsepower Duromax with stage one racing kit. With a centrifugal clutch running to a custom driveshaft to the back running a 6 speed 90 degree mounted reversed rotation transaxle. Lawn tractor frame shortened 11 inches. With custom steering column and column shifted, hand brake, homemade gas pedal from a 2-hole pun
Goalsetter Height Adjustable MVP Basketball System, 72 X 42 X 3/8 in Backboard, Steel, Nylon Bushings
The Goalsetter Height Adjustable MVP Basketball System, 72 X 42 X 3/8 in Backboard, Steel, Nylon Bushings is a therapeutic recreation product designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to play basketball. Height can be adjusted with a turn of the handle and also features a height indicator to guarantee correct height settings. Removable height adjustment handle is good for safety and prevents deliberate destruction of property and has a compression height adjustment system.
Granny Jo Fleece Cape
The Granny Jo Fleece Cape is a throw designed for adults with sensory processing disorder to help their mood and wear. Good for those who have trouble wearing sweaters.Soft, comfortable, and machine washable.
Gum Ball Sensory Squeeze Ball
Hoberman Mini Sphere ï Neon
The Hoberman Mini Sphere ï Neon is an educational toy designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to help them fidget and keep calm. Each sold separately. Color cannot be chosen.
How To: Make Your Own Stylus
How To: Make Your Own Stylus is a do it yourself stylus designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to use their touchscreens.
Ice Paint is a do it yourself craft designed for children with sensory processing disorder and upper extremity disabilities to engage them in art.
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks
Infantino Sensory Press and Stay Sensory Blocks are designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to eliminate frustration and encourage imagination. Stack up and build sideways. High contrast colors and interesting textures.
Inflatable Stability Balance Disc
The Inflatable Stability Balance Disc is a product designed for adults and children with neurological disabilities to practice active and ergonomic seating while encouraging the body to adjust constantly and to sit in a more natural position. Can be used for various exercises. Good for use as a wiggle seat for sensory input. Improves core strength. Ships pre-inflated. Includes 1 hand pump.
KeNeer 7Pack Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys
The KeNeer 7Pack Stretchy String Fidget Sensory Toys is a pack of sensory toys designed for those individuals (children and adults) with Autism Spectrum Disorder to strengthen their upper extremities and relieve stress. These stretch fidget string toys can relieve stress and anxiety. Good for children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, Over Compulsive Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder and people with high anxiety. They can help calm them down and focus attention. These stretchy stri
Kore Kids Adjustable Standard Chair
The Kore Kids Adjustable Standard Chair is an adjustable seat designed for children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder to sit in during sedentary activities such as playing video games or doing homework. Transform boring conventional seating into a playground oasis for a child's imagination. Kore Kids Adjustable Standard Chair is suitable for children of all ages, sizes, and heights. Height is adjustable from 14 to 19 inches.
Large Print Keyboard USB Plug 4X Larger letters Keyboard
The Large Print Keyboard USB Plug 4X Larger letters Keyboard is a training keyboard designed for students with low vision to teach them typing skills.
Learning Resources Three Bear Family Sorting Bowls
The Learning Resources Three Bear Family Sorting Bowls are designed for children ages three and up with neurological disabilities to use. These 6 sorting bowls support a variety of sorting and organizing activities.
Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set
Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set is a product designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to help them build their fine motor skills. Li’l Gen Water Beads with Fine Motor Skills Toy Set, Non-Toxic Water Sensory Toy for Kids - 20,000 Beads with 2 Scoops and Tweezers for Early Skill Development are products designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to help them build their fine motor skills, eye hand coordination and sorting/matching skills. The soft texture of
Light Switch Extender (Model 557182)
The Light Switch Extender, model 557182, is an extension for standard wall light switch, designed for use by individuals of short stature and wheelchair users. This handle lowers a regular height light switch to a more convenient height. A rubber cap fits over the light switch knob. Push up on plastic rod to turn light on, pull rod down to turn light off. Latex free. DIMENSIONS: 14 inches long.
Light Switch Extension
The Light Switch Extension is an adaptive tool that provides an alternative way for wheelchair users, individuals of short stature, and people with limited mobility or impaired vision to access light switches. The Light Switch Extension is an unbreakable, clear rod that can be “slipped” over almost any standard light switch. No tools are required for installation. And because of its unobtrusive design and clear color, the Light Switch Extension can blend in with any décor. Moreover, it does not
Lightweight Half Step
This Lightweight Half Step is designed for persons with limited lower body mobility or anyone with walking disabilities. It is for those who find going up or down steps challenging. The Lightweight Half Step is designed to reduce the step height for older and for disabled people. It can be used indoors or outdoors. Made from durable recycled heavy duty plastic. Stable in sunlight and freezing conditions. Top of step has a cross hatch design providing a textured, nonslip service. Can be leveled b
Maddak Safety Step Stool, Model F721700000
Modified Desk Chair
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with short stature to sit comfortably at her desk. A commercially-available swiveling desk chair was purchased and virtually rebuilt. The seat was removed from its existing base and mounted on a custom-built parallelogram-shaped base which was attached to a screwjack to raise and lower the chair height while keeping the seat horizontal. The screwjack was powered by a 50-watt direct-current (DC) motor. This enabled the user to sit on the chair a
Modified Student Desk For Individuals With Dwarfism
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide customized desks for children with dwarfism. To modify the existing desks, the wooden desktops were removed and a 20-centimeter piece was cut from the 25-millimeter metal legs using a jig to ensure all the desks would be the exact same height. Tubing inserts were cut to fit inside the metal legs and rejoin them, but because the tubing had a raised manufacturer seam, the leg pieces had to be drilled to a depth of 10 centimeters. The legs were reassembled, fi
MOTORIC SEPERATION of the hand WITH SMALL ITEMS
MOTORIC SEPERATION of the hand WITH SMALL ITEMS is a do it yourself activity designed for children with upper extremity disabilities to do at home or in occupational therapy under supervision. This activity is a refinement of fine motor skills like pencil grasp, manipulation of very small items and managing zippers, shoe laces and buttons with the precision half of the hand (the radial side) happens when the power half (the ulnar side) is stabilized. A functional fine motor grasp and manipulati
Mounted Table Top 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.
Mum 2 Mum Plus Super Size Feeding Apron
The Mum 2 Mum Plus Super Size Feeding Apron is assistive technology designed for those individuals with eating and upper extremity disabilities to protect their clothing from spills. Extra long design goes over the lap. Soft and absorbent with full waterproof backing. Machine washable and dryer safe.
The Myo Armband is wearable technology designed for those individuals with upper extremity amputation to control computer devices by by reading the electricity produced by their skeletal muscles and then sending these signals wirelessly via Bluetooth to the device.
Nemco 55100E 1/4" Easy Dicer Two Way Vegetable Cutter
The Nemco 55100E 1/4" Easy Dicer Two Way Vegetable Cutter is a product designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to safely handle food preparation. Its two-way cutting action dices and slices at once, to minimize handling and provide cleaner cuts. In seconds, the Nemco Easy Dicer provides uniform, precision dicing in one operation. This consistent output increases yield and reduces food waste. The Nemco 55100E is equipped with stainless steel blades that stay sharp and tau
New Technology Crutches
New Technology Crutches are supports designed for My and for others with upper and lower extremity disabilities to help them walk. It is similar to crutches or a walker and can rest under the user's forearm.
One Hand Sony
The One Hand Sony is a device designed for those individuals with one hand to hold their gaming remote with one hand. The One Hand Sony is a device to hold the Playstation hand control and play with one hand. The team designed a leg anchor to hold the hand control and adapted the control so the individual can reach all functionality with one hand.
Polytubing Flexible Straws
Polytubing Flexible Straws are products designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to use while drinking. This polytubing is a durable, chewable, reusable alternative to traditional straws. It is the same medical grade tubing included with other ARK products. Sold in lengths of 3 feet - trim to the user's desired length. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Accessories sold separately.
PVC Pipe Crayon Adaptation
The PVC Pipe Crayon Adaptation is an occupational therapy product designed for those individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities to draw (or eat) with.
Quick Bib Clothing Protector Navy Blue
The Quick Bib Clothing Protector Navy Blue is designed for those individuals with eating and upper extremity disabilities to protect their clothing. No Snaps, No Ties and No Velcro. Flexible plastic collar for easy on and off. Features a food pocket to catch crumbs. Machine washable and dryer safe without removing the ring.
Rain Barrel for Garden Watering
Rain Barrel for Garden Watering is designed for adults with upper extremity disabilities to water their garden or grass by collecting rainwater into barrels to be used at a later time.
Re-Lax Toilet Footrest
The Re-Lax Toilet Footrest is a toilet footrest designed for use by individuals with balance or lower extremity disabilities or short stature. This plastic unit has foot pads and supports the legs while toileting. It helps position the body in a squat, supporting abdominal walls and more complete bowel evacuation. DIMENSIONS (WxDxH): 19.5 x 14 x 8 inches, assembled. COLOR: White.
Rehabilitation Robotics: Technology and Application
Rehabilitation Robotics: Technology and Application is a paperback book designed for therapists to summarize available robotic technologies designed for those individuals with severe physical disabilities. It gives an introduction and overview of all areas of rehabilitation robotics, good for anyone new to the field. It also summarizes available robot technologies and their application to different pathologies for skilled researchers and clinicians. The editors have been involved in the developm
Removable Page Fluffers
Removable Page Fluffers are do it yourself page turners designed for children with disabilities to turn the pages of a book.
RoboHandle Adapted Grip Handle
The RoboHandle Adapted Grip Handle is a tool designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to reduce hand and wrist strain. Easy to attach to tools. Durable. Arm ring folds for storage or to hang.
Roth Mobeli Bath Tub Shortener (Models 14005206 & 14005207)
The Roth Mobeli Bath Tub Shortener is a bathtub shortener designed for use by individuals with short stature or lower extremity amputation. This unit can be placed at any point in the tub to provide foot support, or it can be turned horizontally to function as a tray. Model 14005206 has two suction plates and can fit all bathtub types. Model 14005207 has three adjustable clip-on suction plates and can only be used in parallel bathtubs. The suction plates arranaged with two plates above, which sw
Schylling Globby Stress Toy
SENSORY4U Dew Drops Water Beads Ocean Explorers Tactile Sensory Kit
SENSORY4U Dew Drops Water Beads Ocean Explorers Tactile Sensory Kit is a product designed for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to relieve their stress and anxiety. These marbles are marble-sized when fully hydrated and shrink to original size when dry. The user adds the desired number of beads to water.
Severe Cerebral Palsy Wheelchair
The Severe Cerebral Palsy Wheelchair is designed for Uyen and children with severe physical disabilities to serve as an ergonomic chair that can grow as the child grows. Helps with blood circulation.
Sierra Electric Adjustable Workcenter
The Sierra Electric Adjustable Workcenter is a powered height adjustable computer work station designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs, individuals of short stature, individuals who stand to work, and others who can benefit from a higher or lower work station. The surface height adjusts at 2 inches per second, with a lifting capacity of 250 pounds. The backlit liquid crystal display (LCD) control panel has tactile soft-touch control buttons and three programmable memory height preset
Simple Tools for Making Words in Play Dough
Simple Tools for Making Words in Play Dough is a do it yourself activity for children with fine motor and learning disabilities to do. Golf tees are good fine motor tools, as they are small and fit in a child’s hand correctly to build up that pencil grip. It takes finger strength to write words in the play dough. Letter tiles are good to use on a flat surface and stick in play dough. Play dough makes a good stand to build words on. Alphabet magnets are a staple in most early childhood
Sink Access Stairs
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a teenage girl with short stature to independently access a bathroom sink. A three-step ladder was made of stainless steel tubing. Bent into a D shape, the side rails of the ladder act as handrails for the user. Stair treads for the ladder were made of waterproof plywood coated with polyurethane and painted with non-slip tread deck paint. Crutch caps were fitted to the ends of the legs. TITLE: Bathroom Access. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 27, Number 3,
Spalding the Beast Portable Basketball System, 60 X 42 X 1/4 in, Tempered Glass Backboard
Spalding the Beast Portable Basketball System, 60 X 42 X 1/4 in, Tempered Glass Backboard is playground equipment designed for those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to allow them to play basketball. This system for residential use. It features a steel sub-frame pole support and patented multi-wheel design that allows movement without having to tip the unit. Dual ballast system with tempered glass backboard. Tempered glass backboard for true rebound.?
Speaker Box to Amplify Tablet Sound & Vibrations
The Speaker Box to Amplify Tablet Sound & Vibrations is a Do It Yourself system designed for those individuals with hearing and neurological disabilities to amplify their tablet speakers’ sound and vibration. This fun piece of kit is called the "Darch Resonator" in honor of its creator, Dave Darch. It is a simple hack to make a basic speaker box, to mount and hold a small capsule speaker to use with an iPad to amplify sound. This enhances the iPad as an accessible musical instrument.
Step Stool With Handrail (Model 601)
The Step Stool with Handrail, model 601, is a step stool designed for use by individuals with balance disabilities, caregivers, or those of short stature. This single-step stool has a nylon-coated tubular steel frame, fitted non-slip ferrules, and a fluted, rubber-covered wooden top. The stool has a high vertical handrail. DIMENSIONS: The height of the hand rail from step stool top is 32.5 inches (82 centimeters). The height of the handrail from the floor is 41.5 inches (105 centimeters). The st
Step Stools (Models 600 & 600S)
The Step Stools are step stools designed for use by caregivers or those of short stature. These stools have nylon-coated tubular steel frames, fitted non-slip ferrules, and fluted, rubber-covered wooden tops. OPTIONS: Both models are available with extra tall handrails. DIMENSIONS: Model 600 is 9 inches high; model 600S is 6 inches high. CAPACITY: 140 kilograms (22 stones).
The Stylus Steadier is a do it yourself adapted stylus holder designed for individuals to hold their pencil, paintbrush writing utensil steady. Instructions below.
ThinkFun Roll & Play Game
Tbe ThinkFun Roll & Play Game is designed for children ages one and a half and up with Autism Spectrum Disorder to promote gross motor skills. Introduces play patterns and rules in a fun way. Match the colors to the cards and perform the activity listed. Activities include "Make a happy face" and "Moo like a cow".
TidyTop Dignified Dining Wear Tan Leopard
The TidyTop Dignified Dining Wear Tan Leopard is an apron designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to help them protect their clothing while dining. Reversible stain, waterproof fabric. Velcro neck closure. Velcro. Machine wash, air dry. Includes One TidyTop with fabric storage bag tote.
Tornado Body Dryer
The Tornado Body Dryer is a body dryer designed for use by individuals with balance, mobility, or upper extremity disabilities, burns, arthritis, or amputation. This in-shower device is intended to dry the shower-taker or bather, head-to-toe, by blowing warm air on him or her instead of using a towel. The body dryer has two speed settings: low keeps the shower or bath area warm and high dries the user when she or he is finished showering or bathing. Because the maintenance-free unit swirls warm
Toysmith Pin Art
Toysmith Pin Art is a tactile sensory toy designed for children ages eight to 15 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder to help meet their sensory integration needs. Metal pins make 3D art. Good for desk or coffee table.
Tricycle For Child With Short Stature
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a child with short stature with a tricycle. The project began with a standard child's 12-inch bicycle. To create the required frame size, the frame sections were cut apart and the seat tube was shortened. The pieces were then realigned and welded back together. The pedal crank was shortened and new holes were drilled to mount the pedals. A custom-made tricycle adapter was made to replace the single rear wheel with two wheels, widely spaced. Smaller handleb
Turn a Cardboard Box Into a Playhouse
Turn a Cardboard Box Into a Playhouse is a do it yourself product designed for children with sensory processing disorder to play in.
Typing Aid Button Pusher
This Typing Aid Button Pusher is assistive technology designed for those individuals with limited dexterity to help them type accurately. Fits on the hand. Rubber tip will not damage keys. Helps users with limited functional hand skills.
Universal Beverage Holder
The Universal Beverage Holder is a product for those individuals with eating and upper extremity disabilities to allow them to hold and carry liquids ergonomically. Will hold cups, mugs, cans or bottles. Will hold hot or cold drinks. Requires a screwdriver.
Veigel Pedal Extensions For Brake And Gas
Veigel Pedal Extensions for Brake and Gas are accelerator and brake extensions designed for use by individuals with short stature or lower extremity disabilities. These extensions are designed to reduce the distance to the pedals and can be installed and removed quickly without tools. DIMENSIONS: The standard distance reduction is 2 to 5 inches but can be up to 12 inches.
Vertical Home Lift (Models Pl-50 & Pl-72)
The Vertical Home Lift, models PL-50 and PL-72, is an exterior home wheelchair lift designed for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This home porch lift accommodates electric wheelchairs and scooters. It includes a steel frame, constant pressure switches, a low non-slip platform for roll-on access, and a safety barrier. The lift runs on a gear box and chain. All mechanics are fully enclosed and can be accessed through the rea
The Vibrating Cushion is a product designed for those individuals ages three and up with sensory processing disorder who respond well to pressure to sit or stand on. Can also be activated by squeezing for a double sensation - using muscles and receiving vibration. Sit and stand in a game of Simon Says. A game of musical chairs but only some (one) chair has the vibrating cushion. Put the cushion on the floor, lie on it with the user's bottom or back on it (if there is enough weight to activate).
VR Workplace Trainer
The VR Workplace Trainer is virtual reality designed for people who work with those individuals with disabilities to better learn how to de-escalate tricky scenarios with their clients. Virtual reality would allow staffers to practice their responses to a variety of different situations without ever putting a client, or themselves, in harm's way by virtually preparing workers for stressful or unnerving situations that arise sometimes and that they might not know how to handle.
Wall Switch Extension Handle
The Wall Switch Extension Handle, model F754141000, is a plastic device designed to assist wheelchair users or persons with limited arm movement to operate standard height light switches. The handle attaches to the any standard toggle-type wall switch, and allows it to be flipped by pushing or pulling on the unit.
Western Mounting Stirrup
The Western Mounting Stirrup is a stirrup accessory designed for use by individuals with lower extremity disabilities, arthritis, or short stature. This stirrup hangs from the saddle and provides an extra step up between the ground and the standard stirrup, reducing the distance the rider has to lift his or her leg. DIMENSIONS: Extends to 54 inches long.
Whitney Brothers Steps With Guard Rail
The Whitney Brothers Steps with Guard Rail is meant to be a safe and practical set of steps for those looking to reach a sink, countertop or washing machine. Guard rail can be installed so children can access the steps from the right or the left. Unique safety design requires the user to turn toward or away from the steps and look for the guard rail.
Ziggo Manual Wheelchair
The Ziggo Manual Wheelchair is a therapeutic product designed for children and teens with lower extremity disabilities to ensure maximum support and functionality. Good for indoor or outdoor use. Folds easily for compact storage and transport. Features flip-back padded desk length arms. Optional accessories to meet individual needs. Available in three sizes. Features nylon upholstery with a back pocket. Push-to-lock brakes. Includes a pelvic belt. Wheels are solid PVC (Front) & have quick-re