Handmade Button Hook #occupationaltherapy ADLs adaptive equipment

Moving a parent to a nursing home is a choice that no adult wants to make for their loved one.

Help with nail care

This is an adapted finger nail clipper. This device is beneficial because it does not require grasp strength of the finger nail clippers, which may be difficult for adolescents to perform when they have grip strength issues.

Photo of PVC Pen Holder

This is a good Adaptation as a drawing and writing implement for children who do not have sufficient control of their arms. This adaptation can be done with children 3 years and up.

Melaware Adaptive Eating Utensils | Dining & Utensils | eSpecial Needs

Compensate for decreased wrist motions with the easy-to-grasp, cone-shaped handles on the angled spoons and knives of Melaware Utensils.

If you have trouble bending over to feed your pets, mount some PVC inside an old basket and attach to a table. Never have to bend again.  From Adaptive Equipment OTA 210

If you have trouble bending over to feed your pets, mount some PVC inside an old basket and attach to a table. Never have to bend again. From Adaptive Equipment OTA 210 IAdl-petcare

If you think about how often you use a key, this makes a lot of sense.  We take a lot of things for granted but someone without fine motor skills would have a hard time turning a key without this adaptation!

adapted key turner allows individuals who with limited pinch & grasp ability to control key turn with two fingers & wrist motion.

Adaptive Trikes from Rifton -Rifton is a leader in adaptive equipment for children and adults. Rifton adaptive tricycles provide therapeutic, reciprocal exercise with all the fun of riding. This therapeutic trike grows with your child; you adjust it all with the twist of a knob! Price: $1,230-$3,300 Ages: All ages

Adaptive Trikes from Rifton -Rifton is a leader in adaptive equipment for children and adults. Rifton adaptive tricycles provide therapeutic, reciprocal exercise with all the fun of riding.

Water Walking Assistant, made of PVC pipe and pool noodle. DIY.

Water Walking Assistant

Water Walking Assistant, made of PVC pipe and pool noodle. This is such a simple adaptive device that it can be utilized to help people with a variety of disabilities.

Adaptive Equipment for children with CP

Six Types of Adaptive Equipment for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Here is a young girl in a piece of adapted equipment called a "stander". She uses this to stand up right so she doesn't have to be sitting all the time.

Portable handle Car Caddie wraps around a door frame for ease getting out of the car.  google car caddie about $20

Portable handle Car Caddie wraps around a door frame for ease getting out of the car.

DIY Playing Card Holder

DIY Playing Card Holder

DIY Playing Card Holder - Easy way to hold cards for the little hands that can't quite do it yet.

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