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Low Profile, Portable Light Box

 Low Profile, Portable Light Box
Description: 

Low Profile, Portable Light Box is designed for use by children with developmental disabilities such as visual impairments, cerebral palsy, or traumatic brain injuries. This target user group motivated a few of the design characteristics.

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Noggin BuilderZ/Advanced 1260 Piece Kit

 Noggin BuilderZ / Advanced 1260 Piece Kit
Description: 

Noggin BuilderZ/Advanced 1260 Piece Kit is a STEM focused kit of building materials to use to develop critical and creative thinking in individuals with learning disabilities for ages 3 and up. This includes a free activity database online.

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"chairpod" Camera Support.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold a standard 35mm SLR camera and reduces time in setting up a standard tripod.

'lawry' Rotary Attachment For Paraplegics

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Rotating transfer device to allow paraplegics to use the toilet then swing away from the toilet on the same seat to use the shower hose.

90 Degree Pick.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Pick for persons who have developed a hook or palmer grasp or for persons with a wrist splint or cast. Standard pick is inserted sideways into a slit at one end of a thin dowel 5 inches long.

A-Frame.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: An eight foot high A- Frame with a heavy duty swivel hook to be used as a base for hammocks, tire swings, chair or platform swings that can be used for vestibular stimulation.

Abduction Board.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Short straight board fastened to the floor to stop a child's legs from crossing while learning to walk. Instructions for making an abduction board of plywood about 6 inches high and adjustable length.

Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED

Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED
Description: 

Accelerometer based gesture recognition for controlling a LED is designed to enable a wider range of people to use the application such as elderly, deaf, and hard of hearing individuals with limited upper and lower extremity strength and coordination.

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Accessible Kitchen Counter

Accessible Kitchen Counter
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual who use a wheelchair to get under and use a counter. A molded laminate countertop can be supported by installing upright shelf tracks on the kitchen wall and adding deep shelf brackets.

Accessible Scooter With Putt-Putt Attachment

Accessible Scooter With Putt-Putt Attachment
Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide support during a recreational game of putt-putt golf.

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Accessible Washers And Dryers.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Enables person in a wheelchair to reach controls on back panel of a washing machine or dryer. Controls are brought forward, even with the front of the machines.

Accessible Washers And Dryers.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation of coin operated, front loading washer and dryer to allow access to the controls for people in wheelchairs.

Adaptation Of Axillary Crutches.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation of an axillary crutch to allow a high upper extremity amputee in a non- weightbearing leg cast to ambulate with crutches.

Adaptations For Independent Use Of Cassette Tape Recorder/radio By High-Level Quadriplegic Patients.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Mouthsticks and adapted holder for cassettes to allow a C-3 to C-5 quadriplegic to operate a tape recorder/radio in order to listen to music independently.

Adapted Bocce

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Adapted Book

Description: 

"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to turn pages independently. To adapt the book, number the pages in the book; cut the book apart to separate each page. Laminate each page of the story.

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Adapted Bow

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Idea on how to use conventional recurve bow without any adaptations for a below elbow prosthesis.

Adapted Camera Mount With Tripod, And Pan-Tilt Functions For A Wheelchair Bound Photographer.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Modifications to professional camera equipment to allow a quadriplegic with little muscle strength to continue a hobby of photography.

Adapted Child Jacket

Description: 

DO-IT-YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a customized jacket for a child with severe disabilities.This particular child gets hot very easily, which can bring on seizures so getting a jacket on and off easily is essential.

Adapted Cone-Handled Sander.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Sander with four cone- shaped handles, two horizontal, two vertical, developed as a therapeutic tool where arm strengthening and functional positioning of the fingers is needed.

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