The AliMed® Supergrip Tablespoon has an angled handle designed to help those with arthritis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Multiple Sclerosis eat meals with greater ease. A twist-in metal shaft is hidden inside the large, rubber grip handle of the AliMed Supergrip Tablespoon, a feature that allows users to bend the utensil left or right, make adjustments as needed and find the orientation that best fits their needs. The AliMed Supergrip Tablespoon is made of stainless steel and is dishw
The AliMed® Supergrip Teaspoon has an angled handle designed to help those with arthritis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Multiple Sclerosis eat meals with greater ease. A twist-in metal shaft is hidden inside the large, rubber grip handle of the AliMed Supergrip Teaspoon, a feature that allows users to bend the utensil left or right, make adjustments as needed and find the orientation that best fits their needs. The AliMed Supergrip Teaspoon is made of stainless steel and is dishwasher
The Anti-Cut and -Slash Sleeve is a cut resistant sleeve designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The device provides protection for the whole arm when handling sharp objects. The device is made with 100% Kevlar twill and a 5 inch cuff with an adjustable closure for added safety while working. Additionally, the device is elastic across the back and chest. Grommets are located on the sleeve to provide breathability and help prevent heat buildup.
The Anti-Slash Shin Guard is a cut resistant shin guard designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The shin guard is made with a double layer of 100% Kevlar twill to help prevent cuts and abrasions when working with sharp materials. The guard pad provides extra protection for the delicate shin area. It is intended for use when heat is involved, or while grinding or welding. The 3 elastic straps and hook-and-loop closure make the shin guard easy to don and remove.
The Arthritis Kitchen Kit is designed for use for individuals with arthritis, limited grasping strength or dexterity in their hands during meal preparations. This kit includes a Sure Hand Lightweight Built-Up Handle Teaspoon, Knife, and Fork (1000T, 1000K, 1000F), as well as a Push/Pull Helper (3016), a Good Grips Jar Opener (3082), and a Three-in-One Opener (9203-13). Products are latex free.
COLOR: Black handles.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Braille Books from the Braille Superstore are braille books designed for use by children or adults who are blind or have low vision. Over 500 books for children are available, including books by Dr. Seuss, Margaret Wise Brown, Eric Carle, and Robert Munsch; books about Madeline, Curious George, the Berenstain Bears, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Franklin the Turtle, Mr. Gumpy, and the tiny town of Chewandswallow; Mother Goose nursery rhymes; and classic fairy tales. Books for older children include
Braille Cookbooks from the Cookbook of the Month Catalog are braille cookbooks designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A total of 76 cookbooks are available. Each cookbook is one or two volumes and focuses on a particular type of food, cooking method, or regional or ethnic cuisine. OPTIONS: Purchasers may join the Cookbook of the Month Club to receive new braille cookbooks automatically.
The Braille Salt and Pepper Set is a salt shaker and pepper shaker designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. The set includes two wooden shakers and a wooden base to keep the set together and prevent accidental spilling. Each shaker has the letter S (for salt) or P (for pepper) embossed in either Braille or large print on all four sides. The shakers are equipped with plastic stoppers in the bottom for filling. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 5 x 2 x 3 inches.
Braille, Large Print, and Audio Instructional Booklets from Horizons for the Blind are cookbooks and crafts guides designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each booklet includes braille and large print text and comes with an audio cassette or CD. Titles currently available include Oriental Recipes, with 18 recipes for such dishes as fried noodles, almond chicken, and fortune cookies; Baking with Mixes, with instructions for using cake, biscuit, bread, and cookie mixes, r
The Bread Slice Holder, model H75325, is a small plastic board designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand to spread butter, jelly, etc. on a piece of bread, and to cut it. The device has two raised edges and rubber feet. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 x 5.75 inches. COLOR: White.
Container holds one half stick of butter. Push at one end to push butter out the other end of container. Ideal for buttering corn.
The Chef Craft White Measuring Cups are a set of measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. Each cup in the set has large print, high contrast, white-on-blue measurement labels in the the bowl and smaller labels, also high contrast, on the handle. There are four cups in the set, measuring 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup. COLOR: White with blue and white markings.
The CitrusMate Plus is a powered juicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This countertop appliance features a citrus-colored reamer to clearly indicate the placement of fruit, a clear container and top, and an intuitive on/off control. Applying minimal pressure to the fruit on the reamer activates power on and auto-reverse.
The Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler, model AA5208, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with limited grasping ability. The unit clamps to a table or counter and has a horizontal peeling blade in the top. The fruit or vegegetable is pushed over the blade to peel it. DIMENSIONS: The clamp adjusts from .375 to 2.0 inches.
The Cook With Ease Cookbook, by Margaret Weber Martinez, is a large print and audio cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each recipe uses six ingredients or fewer. The book is available in a choice of four-track cassettes or large print. The large print version is printed in 24-point type on heavy laminated paper with spiral binding; the laminated pages can be wiped in case of spills.
Cooking Made Easy is a cookbook designed for use by individuals with developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or brain injury. This cookbook contains 88 recipes for breakfast, soups, salads, breads, appetizers, beverages, main dishes, vegetables, and dessert. Recipes do not assume any cooking knowledge and are broken down into detailed, easy-to-understand steps. Each recipe is coded from 1 to 5 according to level of difficulty. Recipes begin with an ingredient l
Cooking with Feeling, by Deborah DeBord, is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This cookbook describes 180 adaptive culinary techniques for blind cooks, along with the author's recipes and favorite recipes from such cookbooks as The New Basics Cookbook, Moosewood Cookbook, and the Country Gourmet Cookbook. It is available in Portabook (electronic braille) format on CD-ROM or floppy disk or as a download.
The Cut Resistant Ambidextrous Glove Large (Size 10)-RED COLLAR is a flexible steel-mesh glove designed for people with ataxia, low vision and fine motor disabilities to use. A knife will not penetrate this glove. One glove that fits either the right or left hand.
Deluxe Suction Bottle Brush is a bottle cleaner designed to be used by individuals with arthritis, amputees, or individuals with low upper extremity mobility. The Deluxe Suction Bottle Brush has a suction base that keeps its brushes stationary when washing glasses and bottles. The suction bases needs to adhere to a smooth flat surface. Use to the inside and outside of glasses or bottles. Home dishwasher safe.
The Double Metal Spatula is a spatula and tongs designed for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Made of cast aluminum with high heat resistance, this product consists of two spatulas that can be attached at the base of their handles for use as barbecue tongs, or they can be detached for separate use as turners.
The Double Spatula is a spatula and tongs designed for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This utensil has two spatulas joined at the end of the end of their handles for gripping and turning food while cooking or serving.
The Double Spatula is a pair of spatulas joined as tongs at the base of their respective handles for kitchen use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or have grasping disabilities. The two spatulas are joined at the handles for use as tongs, or they can be separated for use as single spatulas. The nylon, open-slotted spatulas can be used with non-stick cookware and are dishwasher safe.
The Easi-Grip Grater is a grater designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions which weakens the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress-free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip using either hand. The grater is dishwash
The Easi-Grip Spatula is a spatula designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions that weaken the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip using either hand. The spatula is dishwasher
Easy Glide Bag Opener Kitchen Gadget is a safety cutter product designed for individuals with mobility disabilities. It opens plastic bags of all sorts, from chip bags to mailer bags. It is an alternative to knives or scissors. This product is dishwasher safe. To use it, simply squeeze gently and pull across.
The Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler is designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand. This peeler has a larger handle and is designed to fit well in the hand to decrease the pressure needed to peel food.
This Easy to Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula is designed for individuals who have only one hand or have a difficult time serving dishes of food in the kitchen, like brownies, cake, lemon bars, etc.
This Easy to Hold Slice-Slide-Serve Spatula is designed for individuals who have only one hand or have a difficult time serving dishes of food in the kitchen, like brownies, cake, lemon bars, etc.
The EKCO 123 Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This peeler consists of a built-up, ergonomic rubber-like handle for ease of use, and stainless steel blade for peeling or shredding carrots, cucumbers, potatoes and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9.5 x 2.75 x 1.0 inches. COLOR: The handle is gray. WARRANTY: Limited manufacturer's warranty.
The EKCO 123 Pie Server is designed for use by individuals with limited hand use, grasping and upper extremity disabilities, or arthritis. Designed to help users serve up slices of cake and pastries with ease, the EKCO Pie Server is constructed of stainless steel for strength and durability and features a double molded angled handle that allows for better grip. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 12.75 x 3.75 x 1.0 inches. WEIGHT: 4.8 ounces. COLOR: Gray handle. WARRANTY: Limited manufacturer's warranty.
Eleanor's Big Print Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. It contains recipes for conventional and microwave ovens.
The Elis Electric Pepper Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This electric mill grinds automatically at the touch of a button and cracks the peppercorns just before the fine grinding begins, releasing maximum flavor from the spice. The grinding mechanism is case-hardened and offers six grind levels, from fine to coarse. During grinding, an LED light shines to eliminate shadows. The unit features an acrylic window for viewing conte
The Elis Electric Salt Mill is a salt mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities, use of one hand, or arthritis. The mills include a matching stainless steel tray. It enables one-handed use and features a patented U-Select mechanism, which allows the user to select the ideal grind for specific dishes. A built-in LED light illuminates the area to be seasoned. The mill also includes an extra LED bulb and salt. POWER: Uses 6 AAA batteries (included). DIMENSIONS: 8 inches
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Larger handle is added to a potato peeler for use by those with limited hand function. The handle of a standard vegetable peeler is inserted into a piece of aluminum tubing and fastened with rivets. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 10 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.
The Ergonoma Frying Spatula, model RK920, is a spatula designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This spatula has a large handle set at a right angle to the slotted stainless steel blade. This ergonomic design aids in grasping and prevents the hand from being burned against the side of the pan. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 6.5 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.
The Ergonoma Steak Fork, model RK912, is a kitchen fork designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This fork has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the two stainless steel tines. The fork is designed for removing food from pots and frying pans. DIMENSIONS: The fork tines are 6 inches long. WEIGHT: 4 ounces.
EZ Fill is a device that aids in filling containers, such as a glass or cup. The aid hangs on the edge of the container, and when liquid fills to about one inch from the top, the device produces a signal, alerting the user.
The Food Prep Board, model 3023, is a cutting board and buttering aid designed for use by persons with upper extremity disabilities. The board anchors to the counter with a curved lip that fits over the counter edge and non-skid feet keep it from slipping. The board also features a patterned surface to keep food from sliding and raised back edges to brace bread for one-handed buttering or sandwich making and to keep food from slipping off during cutting or chopping. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches squar
The Fork Aid and One Hand Cutlery is an eating utensil designed for persons that have a disability that hinders their ability to feed themselves. It is a stainless steel automatic serving fork and its design is such that when the user puts food in their mouth, as the user pulls the fork back out of their mouth, the food on the fork is pushed off the fork. Ideal for one-handed users as well.
The Four Ingredient Cookbook is a standard print cookbook designed for use by seniors or individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities affecting the ability to prepare food, and the Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with diabetes. The cookbooks have recipes that require only four ingredients, including appetizers, salads, vegetables, main dishes, and desserts. The Four Ingredient Cookbook combines three previously published cookbook
Nineteen piece gadget organizer, spins on a carousel for easy access. Include measuring cup, teaspoons, tablespoons, whisk, spatula, etc.
The Gel-Grip Entertaining Set is a citrus reamer, citrus zester, and melon baller set designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or chronic hand pain. These tools have soft gel silicone grips on ergonomic handles for correct wrist and hand placement balanced by stainless steel heads.
Good Grips Cutlery, models K10096, K10097, K10296, are a slicer, a utility knife and a peeler designed with large handles for individuals with limited grasp. The handles are ribbed to allow for a firmer grip. Each piece is made of stainless steel and non-slip analgam ribbing. All are dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The slicer is eight inches long and the utility knife is five inches long.
The Good Grips Measuring Cup Set is a set of four measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. The dark color of these cups provides contrast to the lighter color of many ingredients used in cooking, such as sugar, flour, salt. The set includes 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 and 1 cup units. COLOR: Black.
The Good Grips Salad Spinner is a salad spinner designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. The unit consists of a non-slip bowl, a spinner bakse, and a lid with a large non-slip spinner knob. To use the device, the basket is placed in the bowl and the basket is filled with fruit or salad greens to be dried. With the lid in place, the user simply presses the knob to start the basket spinning; the more the knob is pressed, the faster the basket spins
Good Grips are food preparation utensils with built-up handles for persons with limited manual dexterity or grip strength. Available utensils are a 12.5-inch Fork (no. 10091, $8.45), 11.5-inch Spatula (no. 10092, $8.45), 12-inch Serving Spoon (no. 10093, $8.45), 12-inch Ladle (no. 10094, $9.95), 12-inch Slotted Spoon (no. 10095, $8.45), 8-inch Slicer knife (no. 10096, $9.95), and a 5-inch Utility Knife (no. 10097, $6.95). The handles have finger-fitting soft spots that improve grip even when wet
The Gordon Peeler and Clamp, model 09-109-6296, is a vegetable peeler and cutting aid designed for use by individuals with hemiplegia or upper extremity emputation. The unit clamps to a table or worktop and enables fruit and vegetables to be peeled using only one hand. Clamped to the work surface by a sliding mechanism, the hardened, swivelling blade is slotted into the top. It is operated by holding the vegetable and pushing it over the blade, away from the user. The peelings then drop onto a p
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Attachment for an adapted cutting board to stabilize a flat grater for one-handed use. Board 5 by 4 by 3/4 inches with a strip of wood attached about an inch from the top on which a flat grater can be rested at an angle to the cutting board. The board has two holes on the bottom which fit over two nails on the cutting board. Includes photographs and diagrams. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Strebel, M B; comp TITLE: Adaptions and Techniques for t
The Grater with Suction Feet, model 3294, is designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or other upper extremity disabilities. This grater features suction feet to secure the device to the counter and a built-in bin to catch the grated food. The front plate reverses for a choice of fine or coarse grating.
The Graviti Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with use of one hand or upper extremity arthritis or disabilities. Made of high-impact ceramic, this pepper mill grinds pepper simply by turning the unit upside down. The unit turns off when turned upright. Features include a grind knob on top to select fine or coarser grind, ceramic grinding disks, a maximum fill indicator in the interior, and a removable base with anon-slip rubber ring on bottom Gourmet peppercorns are included
The Grip EZ Triple Peeler with Multiple Blades is a kitchen tool designed for individuals with grasping difficulties. Turn to the blade user desires: standard blade for potatoes and hard skinned fruits and vegetables; soft skin for tomatoes, pears, soft-skin fruits and vegetables; or julienne to create thin strips for salads and garnishing. Pointed tip for removing potato eyes and blemishes. Stainless steel blades. Soft grip handle. Safety guard for storage.
The Hands Free Colander is a colander designed for use by individuals with grasping or upper extremity disabilities, arthritis or use of only one hand. Made of plastic, this strainer features a hook handle that fits securely around the base of a faucet, suspending the colander over the sink and leaving the hands completely free. It also features a hand slot handle just below the hook handle. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.75 x 13 x 13 inches. CAPACITY: Holds 90 ounces or 11.25 cups. COLOR: White.
This handy vegetable peeler is designed for people with fine motor skill disabilities or individuals who have trouble with cutting, carving or using a knife. It includes a washable plastic finger guard that protects fingers while cutting or carving.
The Holiday Homecoming Braille Cookbook is a braille cookbook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a braille version of Kraft Kitchens' Holiday Homecoming cookbook, a cooking and entertaining guide for the holidays or for any special occasion during the year. The cookbook provides recipes, menus, and side dishes to make holidays festive. Pages are in Interpoint braille, with 148 pages in 2 volumes.
Homecraft Mighty Lever Jar and Bottle Opener is intended for people with grasping or fine motors disabilities. It has the flexible stainless steel band which is fitted around a lid, and then clamped tight using the screw at the end of the handle, which can be used as a lever.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: One handed use of vegetable grater. Suction cups on base of formica covered plywood stand holds commercially available grater stationary. Graphics included. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Hamilton, L. TITLE: Why Didn't Somebody Tell Me About These Things? REF:Book: Author, 217 North Jeffreys St, Pleasant Hills, MO 64080; p 123. 1984.
The Hot Hand Protector and Jar Opener helps maintain a secure grip on hot, cold, or slippery items such as bottles, glasses, and pans. It is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities. Also works as a gripper to unscrew tight jars and bottle caps. Recommended as a precaution against burns for people with hands that have reduced sensation to heat. The gripping surfaces are studded with small suction cups. End pockets fit the thumb and fingers.
The Jug Kettle Tipper is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This wire-coated cradle accommodates pitchers, juice bottles, etc. and an elastic strap with hook-and-loop closure secures the container in the device. A built-in stop aids in cup positoning, enabling the user to pour liquids simply by tipping the cradle forward.
The KE Classic Bendable Tablespoon is an adapted stainless steel spoon designed for people with eating and limited hand motion disabilities to improve hand to mouth motion for self-feeding. It can be angled left or right for people with limited hand, wrist or elbow movement. The large, non-slip handle is comfortable and easy for people with poor hand strength to grip.
The KE Classic Bendable Weighted Fork is designed to help reduce hand tremors caused by Parkinson's essential tremors, ataxia while eating. It has a stainless steel shaft that can be bent to the left or right, and a heavy weighted handle. The soft, non-slip grip built up handle is easy for people with limited grip, arm or hand movement to hold. Bending the fork to the left or right is helpful for disabled users to more easily move food to their mouth.
The KE Classic Bendable Weighted Fork has a
The KE Classic Bendable Weighted Soup Spoon has a soft, built up handle that is weighted for providing additional stability for users who have difficulty eating due to shaking. It can be used by people with limited hand, wrist or elbow movement. The stainless steel spoon with a bendable shaft can be custom angled for left or right handed users. The spoon bowl is deeper and has a raised edge to help make scooping soup easier.
The KE Classic Bendable Weighted Tablespoon is an eating utensil designed for persons with ataxia and tremors or limited range of motion to eat with and improve self feeding skills. It features a heavy, non-slip handle that is comfortable to grip and easy for people with poor hand strength to hold. The added weight in the handle helps to stabilize hand tremors. The stainless steel shaft of the spoon can be angled left or right for people with limited hand, wrist or elbow movement.
The Kettle Pourer, model HA-4270, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pouring aid has a wire frame cradle that holds most kettles. The kettle sits in the cradle and is secured by a strap. Gentle pressure on the kettle causes it to pivot on the raised wire frame, so the liquid pours from the kettle into a cup placed in front of the frame. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 190 x 260 x 190 millimeters. WEIGHT: 377 grams.
The Koffee Kooler is a device used to cool hot liquids quickly. The Kooler is made of aluminum shaft with a wooden handle. The Kooler is to deep in refrigerator when not in use.
Large Print Recipes for a Healthy Life, by Judith Caditz, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This cookbook includes over 200 recipes for low cholesterol, low fat, and low sodium dishes with no added sugar, plus serving suggestions. The book is paperback and has 283 pages. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9.75 inches.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a porcelain teapot and a holding device that allows individuals with grasping disabilities to easily pour a cup of tea without having to lift the teapot. When the teapot is placed into the holding device, it can then be swayed forward, well-directed without having to lift the teapot itself. Additionally, the holding device services as a heating device that can boil the liquid in the teapot and keep it warm precisely on different temperat
Linden Sweden Twixit Clip Bag Sealers are bag clips that are intended to be used by individuals who have limited mobility or the use of one arm. They can replace the plastic or wire closure that is on the end of a loaf of bread or a bag of chips.
Linden Sweden Twixit Clip Bag Sealers are bag clips that are intended to be used by individuals who have limited mobility or the use of one arm. These can be used to secure freshness of chips, cereals, frozen vegetables, and more. They can replace the plastic or wire closure that is on the end of a loaf of bread or a bag of chips. The user can use one hand to open and close the clips.
The Maddadapt II Teaspoon, Model F746200010, is an adapted eating utensil designed for those with arthritis and those with upper extremity weakness or reduced range of motion. These stainless steel utensils feature built-up handles for people with arthritis, weak grasps, or other hand limitations. Their contoured shape makes them easier to hold and use. Top rack dishwasher safe.
The Magic Touch Ice Cube Tray is a easy release ice tray designed for use by people with grasping or fine motor disabilities of the hand, including arthritis. The Magic Touch Tray has 14 oval depressions, each of which is filled with water and frozen. The shape of the depressions resembles an egg cut lengthwise. When the water has frozen into ice cubes, the user can press on the end of an individual cube to make it stand erect so the cube can be easily grabbed and placed in a glass. The tray is
The Measuring Scoop Set is a set of large shovel-style measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. These scoops are color-coded and have numbering that is designed to be easy to see. The set includes a 1/3-cup scoop, a quarter-cup scoop, a half-cup scoop, and a one-cup scoop.
The Measuring Spoon Set is a set of large print measuring spoons designed for use by individuals with low vision. These spoons are color-coded and have numbering that is designed to be easy to see. The set includes a quarter teaspoon, a half teaspoon, one teaspoon, and a one tablespoon measures.
The One Hand Pepper Mill is a pepper mill designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or upper extremity disabilities. The unit grinds pepper at the touch of a button and features adjustable grind, a see-through chamber to measure peppercorn level, and a non-rusting ceramic mechanism. The unit can also be used to grind sea salt and spices. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries. COLOR: Chrome finish. WARRANTY: One year.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Allows use of rolling pin with one hand. Do it yourself alternative to commercially available product. Constructed from regular rolling pin by removing handles and attaching a doweled handle. Also suggests inserting a paint roller handle into a large dowel; the dowel would then act as the rolling pin surface, or using a pizza roller as a one handed rolling pin. Photographs, graphics. SKILLS REQUIRED:Woodworking. AUTHOR: Strebel, M. TITLE: Adaptations a
The One Touch Salt and Pepper Mill is a combination salt mill and pepper mill designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This mill features one-touch operation with a clear chamber for salt and a second clear chamber for peppercorns. The adjustable grind mechanism enables the user to choose the coarseness. This device can also be used to grind other whole spices. POWER: Uses 4 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.1 x 2.1 x 7.9 inches. GUARANTEE: 90-day satisfac
The Oxo Pro Good Grip Swivel Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Constructed of sturdy die case zinc, this swivel peeler features an efficient eyer to quickly remove stubborn blemishes on fruits and vegetables. Other features include a precision ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade designed to make peeling easier and faster, and a long blade for increased maneuverability and surface area coverage. A non-slip rubber-lik
OXO Good Grips Jar Opener With Base Pad is designed to assist people with grasping and fine motor disabilities to open jar of all size, from small condiment bottles to large tubs of mayonnaise. This base pad reduces the force required to open a jar by keeping the jar secure on the countertop. The user places the non-slip base pad under the jar, slides it over the jar lid, and twists counter-clockwise to loosen the lid.
The Oxo Serrated Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is equipped with a sharp serrated stainless steel blade that catches onto fruits and vegetables with ease and peels through their skins. It also has a potato eye remover. A non-slip rubber-like handle provides a comfortable grip even during the repetitive action of peeling. The peeler is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 7 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 3
Pick-Up Tongs are tongs designed to assist people in reaching an object just out of range. The scissor-grip tongs are made of chrome-plated steel. DIMENSIONS: 15 inches long.
Cookbook with illustrated directions on preparing 12 meals. Also gives illustrated instructions from which utensils to use, to table setting, serving, using leftovers. Appropriate for nonreaders and readers. Optional accessories: color coded measuring set, page size magnifier, laminated picture/ingredient cards. .
The Potato/Vegetable Peeler, model SW3225, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This peeler features a latex-free, built-up, non-slip plastic handle that provides a large, soft gripping surface. The peeler also has an oscilating steel blade. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long; diameter of the handle is 1 inch. WEIGHT: 1.5 ounces.
The Pouring Cup on Stand, model 20, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with grasping, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This stand-mounted pouring cup allows the user to pour liquids or flour into a container by activating a switch. A second switch returns the cup to an upright position. Cups are marked for measuring, and removable for cleaning. POWER: Uses 4 double-A batteries. OPTION: Replacement cup set with of 2 modified and 2 bottom cups (20X). DIMENSIONS (HxLx
The Quirky Citrus Spritzer, White is a product for people with grasping disabilities and other disabilities that affect hand strength and mobility to help them to get citrus juice from a lemon or lime, for example. The serrated teeth allow for simple insertion into fruit, and the spritzer sprays and distributes juice evenly.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold a recipe or small booklet while cooking. A pants hanger (with clip tabs) is utilized to hold up the book, while the top hook of the hanger allows the item to fastened to a top cabinet knob. COMMENTS: The Recipe/Book Holder helps those who have grasping issues, nearsightedness, or other disabilities that prevent them from viewing a recipe comfortably. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fine motor skills (to attach book/recipe). AUTHOR: King,
The Redware Basic Tableware is designed for people with fine motors and grasping disabilities. The tableware comes with a Scooper Dish, a Drinking Cup, a Fork, and a Spoon. Each has been specifically designed to assist those with limited muscle control or who can only use one hand to enjoy a good meal. The contoured lip makes it easy to slide food onto silverware while the non-skid base keeps it in place.
The Revolution Jar Scraper is a jar scraper designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. This kitchen utensil has a long, narrow blade to fit through can and jar openings, with one straight edge to scrape flat surfaces in cans, and one rounded edge for curved surfaces in jars and bottles, plus a rim swipe for around jar openings. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which en
The Revolution Spatula is a spatula designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. It has a wooden handle and a silicon blade for stirring and mixing. The small size has a strong, compact blade suitable for mixing crepe or cake batter or for stir-frying and scrambling eggs. The medium spatula has the size and strength suitable for the most commonly performed kitchen tasks, such as folding medium or dense batter or for stirrin
The Revolution Spatula Spoon is a spatula and serving spoon designed for use by individuals with arthritis affecting the hands or other grasping or upper extremity disabilities. The strong spatula tip of this multi-use tool can be used for breaking up dense ingredients and making roux, while its deep bowl can be used for stirring and serving. The wooden handle has an elliptical shape extending the entire length of the handle, which encourages a comfortable grip while preventing rotation and resi
Sixteen jar revolving spice rack. Each jar fits into side slot for use. Comes pre filled with herbs and spices.
The Rotato Express is an electric vegetable peeler designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The unit can be used to peel a variety of vegetables. The user centers the food on the unit’s bottom spokes and presses gently, then lowers the upper section so that it grasps the food and holds it securely. With the height adjustable lever, the user raises the cutter arm so it rests on top of the food to be peeled, and presses the button. This unit has two st
Battery operated seasoning dispenser. Operated by small, square push button to select a spice. The selection falls into a dispenser in increments of 1/3, 1/4, 1/2 teaspoon or 1 tablespoon. Will hold up to 16 different spices. Batteries not included. Dimensions: 12 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep by 3 3/4 inches high., Weighs: 6 pounds, 7 ounces.
The See-Easy Large Print Cookbook, by Elinor O' Grady, is a large print cookbook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This 258-page cookbook has 200 recipes in 24-point type. The book is a paperback with spiral binding that allows the pages to lie flat. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 9 inches.
The Shuval’s Tray is a 3D printed add-on wheelchair tray designed for manual wheelchairs users to carry their lunch tray.
Simply Cooking is a cookbook designed simple cooking instructions for individuals who may have limited or no reading skills. The easy-to-use cooking guide with 45 recipes is divided into steps that are simply described and fully illustrated. The recipes are arranged from simple to more complex dishes, and a suggested menu list outlines the preparation and cooking times of each item. Preparation symbols and utensil lists are included and each recipe begins with an illustrated ingredients list. Th
The Spoon Holder is a utensil holder designed to enable users with limited grip or manual dexterity to grasp, measure, and pour measuring spoons without having to pick them up off a flat surface. The holder is made of a block of pine wood with depressions in the top to hold four measuring spoons of varying sizes (a tablespoon, a teaspoon, half a teaspoon, and a quarter teaspoon). PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Developed by Andre Paquette for users with poor dexterity and weak arms who have difficulty us
The Standard Kettle Tipper, model AA5770, is a pouring aid designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, or other upper extremity disabilities. This unit has a coated base supporting a platform which accommodates gallon jugs, tea kettles etc. Four pillars hold the container in position and enable liquids to be poured by tilting the platform. The platform cannot move forward or backward accidently.
The Suction Brush is an all-purpose brush on a suction base that can be used as a dishwashing brush, a nail brush, oe a denture brush by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The brush secures to sinks and counters using two attached rubber suction cups. DIMENSIONS (WxD): 4 x 2 inches.
The Sugar Please Automatic Sugar Dispanser is a sugar dispenser designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of one hand, or fine motor, upper extremity, or neurological disabilities. This dispenser looks like a peppermill but does not require twisting; a button on the top of the unit is pressed once to dispense the equivalent of a packet of sugar (a half teaspoon). This dispenser can also be used with with a sugar substitute or powdered coffee creamer. A refill funnel is stored in the ba
The Sunbeam Hot Shot Hot Water Dispenser, model 3211, is designed to heat water quickly for individuals who want to avoid using the stove or rangetop for boiling water. It heats 16 ounces of water in about 90 seconds at the touch of a button. It can be used for making coffee, tea, soup, cereal, or cocoa. The unit has auto shut off and a storable cord.
Super Shakers are salt and pepper shakers designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. These glass shakers have a sleeve fitted between the mouth of the container and the metal shaker top. The sleeve on the salt shaker is marked with a large raised "S," a Braille "S," and two additional vertical lines. The sleeve for the pepper shaker is marked with a large raised "P" and a Braille "P." The absence of vertical lines further distinguishes the sal shaker from the pepper shaker. A
The Sure Grip Cup has a special designed lid that makes it possible to drink without the need to raise the head. The flow of fluid can be controlled by sipping on the mouthpiece or by placing the fingers over the vent holes in the lid, if the user does not have the sucking ability. The cup promotes independent drinking, reduces the need for caregiver assistance, enables the user to drink while lying down and reduces the risk of choking. Spill-resistant even when tipped over. Ergonomic design is
It is designed for blind or low vision people. Cooking, safety aid, and general purpose talking digital thermometer. Designed primarily as a cooking aid, it can also be used around the home to measure your refrigerator, freezer, oven, air conditioning/heating ducts, bath water and much more, all without contact. Also includes a unique scan mode to locate a hot burner on a flat cook top stove. Simply point at a nearby object and press the temperature button to instantly hear it's temperature.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Stable hinged platform to hold hot or heavy containers such as tea or coffee pots, and to pour the liquid by tilting, rather than lifting the pot. Provides a pattern and instructions for building a pouring stand for tea or coffee pots, made of plywood and a piece of dowelling. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Grainger, S E TITLE: Making Aids for Disabled Living REF: North Pomfret, Vermont: Batsford: p 74-79 NARIC
Tennis Ball Jar Opener is designed for use by individuals with limited grasp and strength in their hands.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a one-hand kitchen equipment device for individuals who have use of only one hand. The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment is designed for both right and left handed people to use and includes seven products uses in all. This is specialized kitchen equipment includes one-handed food cutting equipment, one-handed different diameter tubes opener, one-handed fruits and vegetables cutting and peeling equipment, one-hand changeable graters, food box,
The Trudeau Toss and Chop Salad Tongs are designed for users who are blind, have low vision, have mobility disabilities or limited dexterity. They features stainless steel blades with micro-serrated edges, and soft-grip handles that lock shut for safe storage. They easily chop fruits and vegetables right in the bowl and never need sharpening.
Universal Turning Handle is designed to make tasks, such as turning on taps, opening/locking doors, turning stove knobs, dishwasher, or washing machine dials, easier. It is designed to be used by individuals with arthritis. It has a handled that allows the user to grip with both hands if leverage is needed on hard to turn knobs.
The Vegetable Brush, model SW3235, is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, use of only one hand, or other upper extremity disabilities.This brush features two suction cups on the base to secure it to counters or other smooth surfaces. It is also designed for comfortable gripping while holding. The brush is equipped with stiff nylon bristles for scrubbling potatoes, vegetables, and fruit. Two prongs at one end of the brush can be used to remove eyes and other bad spots. The other end i
The Vegetable Scrubber, model 16K035, is a vegetable brush designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. The scrub brush has suction cups underneath that can be mounted on a kitchen counter or inside a sink to hold the scrubber in place during use.
Verti-Grip Rocker Knife is vertical handle rocker knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This knife requires predominantly downward pressure and minimal rocking motion to cut. The knife has a weighted blade with a hollow ground 440 stainless steel edge. The knife is designed on a vertical axial plane design that provides control when pushing down, limiting slippage and increasing force. The tall wood and epoxy handle keeps hands and finge
Weighted Eating Utensils are utensils designed for individuals with hand tremors or limited mobility. The utensils feature vinyl handles that are designed to be easy to grasp. The set includes a knife, fork, spoon and soup spoon.
The Zelta Finger Guard Digiclass Slicing Cutting Protector 2.6 Inches Stainless Steel Finger Protector Cutting is designed for people with fine motor skill disabilities or individuals who have trouble with cutting, carving, or using a knife. The finger guard is a stainless steel shield that protects fingers while slicing and dicing. The interior of the shield has a welded ring which easily adjusts to fit the chef's middle finger, thus leaving all other fingers to manipulate the food. The tip of