Do It Yourself

Artist's Head Operated Brush Holder.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Headgear, either bought or manufactured, adapted to hold a paintbrush. Pictures device for an artist who cannot grasp or manipulate a paintbrush with hands and fingers.

Artist's Mirror Holder.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Holds mirror for doing self-portrait. Could also be used for other applications where a freestanding and/or adjustable mirror needs to be stably positioned. Two versions shown.

Artist's Paint Jar Holder.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Racks to hold baby food bottles, to serve as paint jars, giving them stability and prevent spilling of paint.

Artist's Table Easel.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Wooden easel which can be positioned at any angle on table. Diagram shows double easels, hinged at top. Each plywood face is set on a wooden base. Wood strips on base position easel.

Artist's Table.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable angle table can be built to any height. Instructions for wooden table. Top is an adjustable angle easel. Frame can be built to any height including wheelchair accessible.

Artist's Tool Adaptations Made From Plumbing Supplies.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptations to artists brushes which improve ability to grip brush, and to adjust angle at which brush is gripped.

Artist's Work Station

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adjustable drawing table and felt tipped marker holder which can be controlled by an artist with no hand function using a mouthstick.

Ashmobile, The

Ashmobile, The
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals who use walkers or crutches to ski. This device was designed to enable the user's hands to assist the skier's legs in supporting the body and also in executing turns.

Assistive Device For Forearm Crutch.

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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Plastic loop fastened to the shaft of a forearm crutch at just above wrist level so that a forward movement of the arm carries the crutch forward, for persons with weak hands.

Assistive Device For Trumpet

Assistive Device For Trumpet
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities and who used a wheelchair to play the trumpet.

Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling)

Assistive Dining Device (Arm Sling)
Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: This is an instruction on how to make an assistive dining device for people with limited or no arm strength (such as Muscular Dystrophy or ALS) but still have hand movement.

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Assistive Door Locker

Assistive Door Locker
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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Helps the elderly or those with fine motor disabilities lock bolt locks. A combination of a small wood piece, a rubber cap (i.e. piggy bank stopper) and a small metal bar form the door assist.

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Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity

Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity
Description: 

Assistive Phone Case For Limited Dexterity is designed to assist individuals who are not able to grasp and hold the slender shape and designs of smartphones.

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Assistive Spray Bottle

Assistive Spray Bottle
Description: 

Assistive Spray Bottle is designed for use by individuals with limited strength and coordination in their hands and upper extremities associated with arthritis or nerve injuries.

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Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey

Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey
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Assistive Technology for people with communication disabilities Using Makey Makey is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to express their needs. 

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Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions
Description: 

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes II: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions is a book filled with five-minute, low-cost approaches for taking ordinary items and turning them into extraordinary solutions for individuals with disabilities.

Attendant Caller

Attendant Caller
Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance. A bicycle red LED light with a steady mode was purchased and opened up. The wires were fixed to points that would turn the lights on and off.

Attendant Caller 2

Description: 

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a child with muscular dystrophy to summon assistance at night while at camp.

Audio Loop.

Description: 

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Small audio loop to be used in one-on-one conversations. Induction loop systems are commercially available but are quite expensive.

Automatic Blind Opener

Automatic Blind Opener
Description: 

Automatic Blind Opener is designed for use by individuals with strength and range of motion in their upper extremities as a result of arthritis, nerve injury, fracture, or a stroke.

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