Important Notice!! Due to a realignment of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) priorities, AbleData will be discontinued on September 27th, 2020. We will post additional information as it becomes available.
The Adapted Battery Operated Scissors are designed for individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited grasping ability. The switch-adapted scissors allow users to participate in art and other classroom or home activities.
Battery Operated Scissors are scissors designed for use by individyals with fine motor disablilities, limited grasping ability, or other disabilities of the hand. These scissors have powered blades and wide, easy-to-grasp shaft.
Easi-grip Spring Scissors are self-opening scissors designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength or grasping ability. The user's fingers may be placed in the wide, easy-grip loop handle or they may be placed on top of the handles.
The Lightweight Self-Opening Scissors, model R601, have large loop handles which provide spring action for self-opening designed to assist individuals with limited manual dexterity or gripping strength.
Loop Scissors are designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These self-opening scissors feature contoured polypropylene handles connected by a spring band and can be used with the right or left hand.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 6/93) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Hand scissors with small steel blades, plastic handles. Handles spring open. Operates primarily by palmar grasp rather than finger action.