Instructables: exploring - technology - assistive-technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:42:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to remove a virus from a PC using Windows Defender Offline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-virus-from-a-PC-using-Windows-Defe/
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:32:47 PST
4 Axis Robot Arm DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Axis-Robot-Arm-DIY/
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By: fortzero

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:08:50 PDT
Bionic Boots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bionic-Boots/
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By: generaldidsy

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:23:31 PDT
Dachshund wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dachshund-wheelchair/
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Fri, 3 Feb 2006 09:52:37 PST
Dog wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-wheelchair/
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Mon, 12 Apr 2010 19:53:55 PDT
How to make your airsoft gun shoot faster, farther, and harder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-airsoft-gun-shoot-faster-farther/
How to make your airsoft gun shoot faster, farther, and harder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/A0U1/GEVZMAZF/FJUA0U1GEVZMAZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/A0U1/GEVZMAZF/FJUA0U1GEVZMAZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/A0U1/GEVZMAZF/FJUA0U1GEVZMAZF.SMALL.jpg Waren-Neutron Want to give yourself an advantage while playing airsoft? Well why pay for expensive upgrades or a better gun when you can take these simple steps. Difficulty: Moderately Easy Instructions The most important thing in ai...
By: Waren-Neutron

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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 10:09:45 PDT
Fridge Door Detector Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Fridge-Door-Detector-Alarm/
Fridge Door Detector Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/J8MC/H7URBSFH/FXSJ8MCH7URBSFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/J8MC/H7URBSFH/FXSJ8MCH7URBSFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/J8MC/H7URBSFH/FXSJ8MCH7URBSFH.SMALL.jpg hertzgamma Has it ever happened to you to go to the fridge and discover that its door is slightly opened ... and probably most your food went to the trash ... Ghhhrr that jammed door that needs an extra push to make it close properly ....... This instructables will show you how to make an alarm system that wi...
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 07:16:25 PDT
Small, light duty benchtop vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-light-duty-benchtop-vise/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 06:04:18 PDT
DIY You Virtual Reality Headset - Google Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-You-Virtual-Reality-Headset-Google-Cardboard/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:43:59 PDT
Vibrating Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Distance-Sensor/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:50:18 PDT
How to Make a Simple Motion Sensor Led Light (Revisited) (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Led-Light-Revis/
How to Make a Simple Motion Sensor Led Light (Revisited) (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WNVC/IBAA9TVS/FRPWNVCIBAA9TVS.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Again!Now, I am here with a new Model of PIR Simple Motion Sensor Led Light!The Previous Instructable had Portability Issues and a Resistor Problem.In this Version i have made it more Compact and Easy to keep with a little improvement which i got from comment.Kits would be soon available for Grab...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 06:41:56 PDT
Small Front Leg Dog Wheelchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Front-Leg-Dog-Wheelchair/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:57:21 PDT
Wireless Caretaker's Emergency Band http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Caretakers-Emergency-Band/
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By: Gursimran Singh 425

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 01:43:46 PDT
bedspread aid http://www.instructables.com/id/bedspread-aid/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 13:35:16 PDT
D4E1 Cookie Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/D4E1-Cookie-Aid/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:51:48 PDT
Jar Closing Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Closing-Aid/
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By: TerrynRobbe

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Sun, 31 May 2015 09:26:04 PDT
Pick & place jigsaw puzzle aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Pick-place-jigsaw-puzzle-aid/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 09:30:32 PDT
e-NABLE Hand Spidey Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/e-NABLE-Hand-Spidey-Sensors/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 18:35:10 PDT
Haptic Distance Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Distance-Sensor/
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By: 24Eng

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:07:46 PDT
Toy Hacking http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Hacking-whats-it-all-about/
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By: Nestworks

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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 00:53:28 PST
Giant hospital nurse call button 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-hospital-nurse-call-button-3D-printed/
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By: XenonJohn

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:12:58 PST
Kindle Page Turner - 3D printed http://www.instructables.com/id/Kindle-Page-Turner-3D-printed/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:58:15 PST
Crowbar Cane http://www.instructables.com/id/Crowbar-Cane/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:32:55 PST
Disabled hoist lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Disabled-hoist-lift/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 15:21:12 PST
Cup Holder for Crutches http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-Holder-for-Crutches/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:15 PDT
Compact Glasses Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Glasses-Light/
Compact Glasses Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/DN0H/I0VONW0B/FCQDN0HI0VONW0B.SMALL.jpg enelson8 One day I was thinking, glasses are used to see right? What about seeing in the dark? That would be cool!! So I decided to design a low powered light perfect for late night reading and for maneuvering around a dark house so you don't have to wary about waking anyone up! Materials 3 coin batterie...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 08:10:52 PDT
Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-Vise/
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By: Mike Vans

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:42:29 PDT
DIY Electromyography http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electromyography/
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By: SelkeyMoonbeam

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:30:46 PDT
Ultrasonic Headtracker Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Headtracker-Mouse/
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By: j44

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:24:08 PDT
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Assistive-Tech-Gripper-Doraemons-Hand/
Wearable Assistive Tech Gripper: Doraemon's Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/XZ4L/HYQDTNLA/F9NXZ4LHYQDTNLA.SMALL.jpg SP DASE 1996 This project is done by a group of students from Singapore Polytechnic. We are: Yan Jun Feng, Yeo Ling Zhi Kenny, Chan Keng-Yew Paul,Cheong Kai Xiang, and our supervisor is: Mr. Teo Shin Jen.The Concept of our prototype:A wearable assistive technology device to help human with fore-arm disabilities ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 01:48:41 PDT
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
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Eyes-Mountable-Visual-Aid/
Helping Eyes (Mountable Visual Aid) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/BONH/HXLME2FR/FBDBONHHXLME2FR.SMALL.jpg bergerab Do you know someone who is visually impaired? Or have you ever imagined how challenging this may be? Many with this disability navigate surprisingly well despite their lack of vision. However, accidents can still happen in certain circumstances. When a ceiling is low or the design of a building is f...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:37:26 PDT
Rag squeezing aid for people with only one functional arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Rag-squeezing-aid-for-people-with-only-one-functio/
Rag squeezing aid for people with only one functional arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/8UDR/HW38228J/FOF8UDRHW38228J.SMALL.jpg Schotelvoduitwringhulp For a person that only has one functional arm some daily actions could sometimes be difficult. The action of squeezing a rag is an example of this phenomenal. The typical wring motion used to dry a rag requires two functional hands. An option to dry the rag with only one hand is to just squeeze it w...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
The Pawbin - A dog friendly trashcan http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-can-Helptool-PAWBIN/
The Pawbin - A dog friendly trashcan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/GOQP/HW0FTTLB/F2SGOQPHW0FTTLB.SMALL.jpg Pawbin The trashcan is a household object that is used a lot during the day. The task of opening and closing a trashcan might seem easy for everyone, but it can be a challenge for some. For people in a wheelchair the opening and closing of a trashcan can still be a hard job, even with a guidance dog. This...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 06:07:20 PDT
Infrared Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Pen/
Infrared Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/3ZQA/HW0FTUZG/F7I3ZQAHW0FTUZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/3ZQA/HW0FTUZG/F7I3ZQAHW0FTUZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/3ZQA/HW0FTUZG/F7I3ZQAHW0FTUZG.SMALL.jpg Ward Meeus Hello,We are the first group of the project Design For (Every)One ( http://designforeveryone.howest.be/ ). This is a collaboration between Howest, Ugent and the Industrial design Center.This instructable is about building an "Infrared Pen", it offers a firm base where you can personalize your "Pen" ...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 08:45:11 PDT
DIY Lighter Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lighter-Aid/
DIY Lighter Aid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/6YZ9/HVZHYFUN/FRU6YZ9HVZHYFUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/6YZ9/HVZHYFUN/FRU6YZ9HVZHYFUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/6YZ9/HVZHYFUN/FRU6YZ9HVZHYFUN.SMALL.jpg naessensseppe This product is specially made for Nicole. Nicole is a woman that loves atmosphere and coziness in her apartment. An important element is that she loves to light candles.Currently she performs the operation of lighting candles with a lighter rod. As a result of osteoarthritis in her hands she has to...
By: naessensseppe

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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:15:51 PDT
Mailbox opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-opener/
Mailbox opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Q286/HVUWF36M/FDKQ286HVUWF36M.SMALL.jpg ElizabethGoetvinck Mailbox openerThe mailbox opener was designed for Christine. 10 years ago, she had a stroke on the left side of her brains so now she has a hemiplegia. Because of this, her right arm is paralyzed and she has an impaired function of the right leg what also includes a foot drop. Also she has a lower r...
By: ElizabethGoetvinck

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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:12:49 PDT
DIY lamp switch for dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-lamp-switch-for-dogs/
DIY lamp switch for dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/JQ4C/HV9FWKOI/F1YJQ4CHV9FWKOI.SMALL.jpg jonathanengels Probably you will know them, the standing lamps with a switch on the floor which are handled by feet. Well, if you thought it would be easy to handle them by everyone, you got it wrong anyway! This easy DIY product is specially designed for people who use trained dogs to help them in daily life. The...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 09:11:15 PDT
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Power-Wheels-For-A-Disabled-Child/
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SMALL.jpg Haunted Spider Meet Oliver and his power wheels jeep. Oliver is the grandson of a good friend of mine. Oliver has Cerebral Palsy, but don't let him fool you, he loves to ride around in a power wheels vehicle just like every other kid. Oliver has an issue with some spastic movements which keep him from driving th...
By: Haunted Spider

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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:21 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/
Use the MaKey MaKey to make DIY assistive technology for computer access - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/6J8Y/HTUFCU7C/FYS6J8YHTUFCU7C.SMALL.jpg jasonwebb In this Instructable we will be looking at how to use an innovative device called the MaKey MaKey to create customized, low-cost, DIY computer access interfaces for users with disabilities. What is a computer access interface? A computer access interface is anything you use to interact with your ...
By: jasonwebb

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:07:00 PDT
How to clean memory of your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Increasing-the-Performance-of-your-Computer/
How to clean memory of your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/C0U8/HT7P95UL/FN1C0U8HT7P95UL.SMALL.jpg Procrastinator1 Welcome to this tutorial! Are you facing difficulties with the performance of your computer?  This tutorial will help you improve the performance of your computer or mac book. Using simple tricks and software you will be able to ensure that your computer is working without problems.   Some aspect...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 17:16:17 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, ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:44:01 PDT
How To Make A Homemade Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Homemade-Stylus/
How To Make A Homemade Stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/KQOW/HLZRS3FY/FBCKQOWHLZRS3FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/KQOW/HLZRS3FY/FBCKQOWHLZRS3FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/KQOW/HLZRS3FY/FBCKQOWHLZRS3FY.SMALL.jpg lukasking211 Step 1 What you will need in order to make a homemade stylus is : Tin foil A pin Step 2 Take every thing out of the pen and grab some tin foil and wrap it around the pen like so Step 3 Enjoy life
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:47:44 PDT
Tailored Touch - a mouse from touch sensitive pads, fitted to you http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailored-Touch-a-mouse-from-touch-sensitive-pads-f/
Tailored Touch - a mouse from touch sensitive pads, fitted to you - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BQ1I/HLOC519W/FLYBQ1IHLOC519W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BQ1I/HLOC519W/FLYBQ1IHLOC519W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/BQ1I/HLOC519W/FLYBQ1IHLOC519W.SMALL.jpg HHCD Tailored Touch is a way to make any input device from touch sensitive pads, which can be fitted to any person. It is great for people with shaky movements and poor motor control, such as those with cerebral palsy. This instructable describes how to make the mouse, but we have also made a midi keyb...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:20:33 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
Foil Capability Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Foil-Capability-Switch/
Foil Capability Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/6ICG/GJQELRSJ/FUV6ICGGJQELRSJ.SMALL.jpg shadowwynd In Assistive Technology, one of the major areas that is considered for people with significant disabilities is switch access.  Using a capability switch or accessibility switch, someone can control their environment, play with a toy, use a computer, or communicate.  All manner of switches are availa...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 21:53:05 PDT
How to Make a Tactile Feedback Compass Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tactile-Feedback-Compass-Belt/
How to Make a Tactile Feedback Compass Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/JFER/HJ39R3LB/FW4JFERHJ39R3LB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/JFER/HJ39R3LB/FW4JFERHJ39R3LB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/JFER/HJ39R3LB/FW4JFERHJ39R3LB.SMALL.jpg Vinylon Have you ever wondered how migratory birds manage to have such an amazing sense of direction despite being so generally clueless? They can sense the Earth's magnetic field with what is basically a compass built into their body. Wouldn't it be cool to feel what that's like? The following instruction...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:48:00 PDT
Prosthesis with temperature sensitivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Prosthesis-with-temperature-sensitivity/
Prosthesis with temperature sensitivity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YYMM/HI3TY3XK/FONYYMMHI3TY3XK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YYMM/HI3TY3XK/FONYYMMHI3TY3XK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/YYMM/HI3TY3XK/FONYYMMHI3TY3XK.SMALL.jpg Jochefor Our project is an actualization to the old mechanical prosthesis that exist now a day. There are a lot of prosthesis in the market that helps to recover the mechanical part of your hand but there is no prosthesis capable of getting you senses of touch and sensitivity to temperature back. For this re...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:31:08 PDT
Training Cane for Todler http://www.instructables.com/id/Training-Cane-for-Todler/
Training Cane for Todler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/GT0H/HET1FGP2/FSYGT0HHET1FGP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/GT0H/HET1FGP2/FSYGT0HHET1FGP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/GT0H/HET1FGP2/FSYGT0HHET1FGP2.SMALL.jpg hughmorme This cane was made for the purpose of transitioning from a walker to a cane.  The canes were purchased at a local pharmacy.  They were the same size.  By shortening one of the canes bottom sections, and modifying the cut section into two pieces, the "assistive" cane was created. You will need to us...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:23:39 PDT