The Adapted Baseball Glove is a Tikkun Olam Makers prototype designed for those individuals with agenesis (or people with two fingers on their left hand and three fingers on their right) to catch baseballs.
"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.
The Adapted Hands-Free Bluetooth is designed for use by individuals with limited upper extremity coordination and strength as a result of spinal cord injury, stroke, Gillian-Barre syndrome or muscular dystrophy. Users first pair their phone with the Blueto
The Adapted Hi Ho Cherry O, model 941, is a counting board game designed for use by children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This classic counting has an adapted game board and spinner for accessibility.
Adapted Hungry Hippo, model 737, is a board game designed for use by children with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities. This adapted game has two paddles attached to the Hippos for easy activation.
The Adapted Magic Monkey is sensory integration equipment meant for use by children ages 3 and up with special needs to play with and stimulate their senses (ears and eyes). This can also be used as a reward. It plugs into a switch.
The Adapted Paint Shooter is designed for individuals with one hand to make art. It is one of those mega water guns, disguised, as no guns are allowed in school. It was one that runs with batteries and does not have to be manually pumped. It is adapted fo
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable children with limited hand or finger control to play with puzzles independently. One wooden knob is attached to each puzzle piece in a spot where the picture is not obscured.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with grasping disabilities to use a ski pole. A glove was specially sewn from a mitt to contain just two fingers. The fingers fit on either side of the post.
The Adapted Sony CD Walkman, model 331, is a portable adapted compact disc player designed for use by children and adults with severe physical, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities or spinal cord injury.
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted spoon for an adult with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spinal fusion. This individual has limited mobility, can only lift her arms to her chest, and cannot bend her neck.