CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with scleroderma to cut mats, foam board, fabric, and other materials used in graphic arts. The board consists of a plastic cutting mat mounted on a wooden board with a spring-loaded metal strip across the top and down the left side. The user slides the material to be cut under the strips and tightens them using an attached tri-nut. This holds the material in place and enables the user to cut it without danger of cutting her fingers. TITLE: Cut
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one hand to cut paper with scissors. The device enables the paper to be elevated and positioned for cutting and consists of a cylindrical wooden base with a magnet embeded in it and a steel plate lid with a raised handle. The paper is held between the lid and the magnet for cutting and the paper can be maneuvered while in the holder. TITLE: Tried and Tested. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12 no. 1, Autumn 2001: p. 18. PAGES (i
The Better Board Slant Board aids those with eyesight issues or carpal tunnel syndrome by sloping a user's workspace. The boards can be used at home, work or at school and can be stacked and stored in a classroom. Made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip "feet." Use for writing or holding materials to copy from. The low angle surface is approximately 20 degrees. SIZES: Small or large. DIMENSIONS: Small: 12 inches width x 12-12.