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---"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold pens, pencils, crayons, or paint brushes. To make these grips, take a 35-millimeter film canisters and cut an "x" in the bottom. The size of the "x" should correspond to the diameter of the writing or drawing implement. Slide the writing or drawing tool through the "x" to create a large gripping surface. The user can hold the tool in a tripod grasp, modified tripod grasp or in a palmar grasp. MATERIALS: 35-millimeter film canister and implement to be adapted. TOOLS: Exacto or utility knife. SKILLS REQUIRED: Cutting. TITLE: Low End Technology For Children. WEB SITE: TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project at http://www.iltech.org . REF: Ten Dollar Tech Ideas. TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project, can also be contacted at 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 100, Springfield, Illinois 62701; 800-852-5110 voice/TTY, IL only; 217-522-7985 voice; 217-522-9966 TTY; 217-522-8067 Fax.
Notes: This device was designed by Lynn Rocklage, Ph.D., Associate Professor Special Education, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan . ** Complete instructions are available from the TechConnect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project at http://www.iltech.org . Click on Publications and then on Ten Dollar Tech Ideas.
This product record was updated on July 23, 2004.See more "Do It Yourself" products.
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