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The 18/8 Stainless Steel Cheese Grip, model CG-1, is a cutting aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The prongs embedded in the large knob handle securely hold a block of cheese in place while it is being cut.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with no use of the fingers to use a heavy, sharp knife. The knife is mounted to a universal joint made from quarter-inch Lexan plastic (lexan).
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of food preparation device for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation or other conditions that limit them to use of only one arm or hand.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 12/2012) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. EZDine is a combination cutting board and non-slip dinner plate designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand, arthritis, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury.
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 OXO Grape & Tomato Cutter is a tool for people with upper extremity disabilities. It is designed to slice grapes, cherry tomatoes or other small, soft fruits into ready-to-use quarters with a one-handed motion.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an adjustable cutting board for individuals with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Pego is designed to be an all-in-one cutting board solution.
The Reflex 8” Chefs Knife, model AA5245, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited hand and arm strength. The smooth edged reflex handle gives the user more ease in cutting. DIMENSIONS: 8 inch smooth edge.
SliceX is a cutting board and slicing guide designed to help individuals who are blind or have low vision and those with arthritis or fine motor disabilities slice multiple small fruits and vegetables safely and independently.