The Pilot Dr. Grip Pencil is an easy grasp pencil designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities, carpal tunnel syndrome, or arthritis. This mechanical pencil has a soft, wide cushioned grip and an eraser. Lead and eraser refills are available.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with limited hand or finger control to hold a pen, pencil, paint brush, or similar item. To make this device, drill a quarter-inch hole into the center of one of the PVC Tees.
“DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To create a pencil holder from PVC for use by individuals with grasping disabilities. First, drill a quarter-inch hole into a PVC tee at the center where all angles meet.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 7/2005) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Rex Ring Pen is an easy grip pen designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities, arthritis, and other disabilities of the fingers and hand.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 12/97) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. The Ribbed Writing Pen, model 54652, is an easy grip pen designed for use by persons who have difficulty using standard writing implements.
The Right Angle Pocket, models 1532 and 1533, are utensil or pen holders designed for use by individual with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or gripping ability. A leather cuff (not included) attaches to metal bracket for use with universal cuff.
The Slant Board, model 8A and model 8B, are adjustable book holders and writing boards designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These adjustable boards are made of oak wood with non-glare surfaces.
The Slim Foam Grip is a pencil holder designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. This soft grip is slightly enlarged at one end to provide tactile cues for finger positioning.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a gripping device (Slip Grip) to assist individuals with limited hand mobility to manipulate objects that they would otherwise be unable to use.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities to hold pens, pencils, crayons, or paint brushes. To make these grips, take a 35-millimeter film canisters and cut an "x" in the bottom.