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------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Blocks can be used as part of an exercise routine to strengthen arms for children who will use crutches. Push up blocks consist of 1 inch wooden dowels suspended between 2 square pieces of softwood. These side pieces are glued to a rectangular wooden base. To construct a pair of blocks, drill a 1 inch diameter hole an inch from the top of 3/4 inch by 4 inch by 6 inch side pieces. Glue 2 battens 3/4 inch in from each end of the wooden base. Glue side pieces to base. Height of dowel can be placed nearer to base for smaller children. Includes diagram. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Caston, D TITLE: Easy to Make Aids for Your Handicapped Child REF: London, England: Souvenir Press: p 92-93. Also available from Prentice-Hall, Englewoods Cliffs, NJ. NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1798 PAGES ( including cover): 2 1981.
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