Instructables: exploring - technology - assistive-technology - assistive technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Arm glider upper extremity support http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-glider-upper-extremity-support/
Arm glider upper extremity support - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/XCXY/HY3ZC4T7/FDJXCXYHY3ZC4T7.SMALL.jpg TCFDATDept An arm glider was fabricated to assist individuals with limited upper extremity strength to perform writing and other motor tasks. Materials 1 piece 4” diameter PVC pipe, 8” long 1 piece 6-1/4" x 8-1/4" piece of 1/4” thick soft foam 1 piece 4-1/2” X 8” x 3/4" plywood, rounded corners...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:18:28 PDT
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-the-MaKey-MaKey-to-make-DIY-assistive-technolo/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Assembling the Eyewriter 2.1 hardware platform (rev B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-the-Eyewriter-21-hardware-platform-rev-/
Assembling the Eyewriter 2.1 hardware platform (rev B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LHTO/HMVJBO6I/FZQLHTOHMVJBO6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LHTO/HMVJBO6I/FZQLHTOHMVJBO6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/LHTO/HMVJBO6I/FZQLHTOHMVJBO6I.SMALL.jpg jasonwebb This Instructable will guide you through the assembly of a hardware platform (rev B) to support the new Eyewriter 2.1 open-source eye-tracking system. For more information about the Eyewriter project in general, visit the official site at http://eyewriter.org/ For more information abut the Eyewrit...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:51:21 PDT
Assisitive Playing card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Assisitive-Playing-card-Holder/
Assisitive Playing card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4O82/HMVJ9SWB/FB04O82HMVJ9SWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4O82/HMVJ9SWB/FB04O82HMVJ9SWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/4O82/HMVJ9SWB/FB04O82HMVJ9SWB.SMALL.jpg shadowwynd This is a playing card holder made from cardstock.   These can be used to hold playing cards for someone with problems holding cards (such as a missing hand, arthritis, poor dexterity, etc.)    Some of the other assistive card holders (like the ones below) still require someone to hold the holder, ...
By: shadowwynd

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:44:01 PDT
Adapted Pen/Marker Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapted-PenMarker-Holder/
Adapted Pen/Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ZMXQ/HK6XBBGE/FZXZMXQHK6XBBGE.SMALL.jpg shadowwynd Many disabilities such as cerebral palsy make it hard to grip a pen, pencil, or marker.  Some people can grab a pen in their fist and draw that way, but others lack the ability to keep their hand in a vertical configuration.  This means that can only hold a pen sideways; hence they can not use it.  ...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 14:05:58 PDT
Haptic Proximity Module (HPM) for Low Vision users http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Proximity-Module-HPM-for-Low-Vision-users/
Haptic Proximity Module (HPM) for Low Vision users - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YTDS/H8CVGGRK/FTAYTDSH8CVGGRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YTDS/H8CVGGRK/FTAYTDSH8CVGGRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YTDS/H8CVGGRK/FTAYTDSH8CVGGRK.SMALL.jpg ishamsul The Haptic Proximity Module (HPM) seeks to enable people with low vision, or other vision impairments, to engage with their direct surroundings through vibration feedback from a range detector, and do so cheaply with readily available components. The aim of this instructables is to share the parts ...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:14:33 PDT
CD Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Switch/
CD Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/RUIO/GERP1F6X/FWHRUIOGERP1F6X.SMALL.jpg gavin.philips In the realm of assistive technology, a switch (aka "ability switch") can be anything from a plastic button to a muscle twitch sensor.  This album is a great look at the variety of switches that are available.  These switches are almost always wired to a 3.5mm (1/8") mono plug, and can be connected...
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 18:23:01 PDT