Instructables: exploring - technology - assistive-technology - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:17:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 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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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:42:29 PDT
DIY Electromyography http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electromyography/
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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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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 06:07:20 PDT
Infrared Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Pen/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 08:45:11 PDT
DIY Lighter Aid http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lighter-Aid/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 15:15:51 PDT
Mailbox opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-opener/
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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/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 09:11:15 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 ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/ 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
Sustainable Automatic Power Supply & Sockets Shutoff http://www.instructables.com/id/Sustainable-Automatic-Power-Supply-Sockets-Desig/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 06:21:13 PST
HandSight: A Glove for the Blind to Feel Shapes and Navigate Obstacles http://www.instructables.com/id/HandSight-A-Glove-for-the-Blind-to-Feel-Shapes-an/
HandSight: A Glove for the Blind to Feel Shapes and Navigate Obstacles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BP3J/HAQ2TJH9/F41BP3JHAQ2TJH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BP3J/HAQ2TJH9/F41BP3JHAQ2TJH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BP3J/HAQ2TJH9/F41BP3JHAQ2TJH9.SMALL.jpg lstearns86 HandSight is a prototype glove to aid the blind. It can sense the lightness or darkness of a surface with tactile feedback from a vibration motor for each individual finger. It can also sense distance from physical objects or obstructions and indicate direction and distance with the same vibration...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:53:53 PST
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
SITWAY http://www.instructables.com/id/SITWAY/
SITWAY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/JVFM/GYDM0IYL/FP9JVFMGYDM0IYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/JVFM/GYDM0IYL/FP9JVFMGYDM0IYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/JVFM/GYDM0IYL/FP9JVFMGYDM0IYL.SMALL.jpg mickydee You are never to old to learn and try new things. I think one of the best days in my life was the day I discovered the Instructables web site. It opened up a whole new world to me. This is my third instructable . I really enjoy building anything that I can ride on or get in to. I bought an Arduino U...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:17:40 PST
EMG Biofeedback http://www.instructables.com/id/EMG-Biofeedback/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 16:28:16 PDT
Seat for a walker http://www.instructables.com/id/Seat-for-a-walker/
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By: nneul

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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 10:59:49 PST
Haptic Feedback device for the Visually Impaired [Project HALO] http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Feedback-device-for-the-Visually-Impaired/
Haptic Feedback device for the Visually Impaired [Project HALO] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/VRYA/GHHIM9CU/FPNVRYAGHHIM9CU.SMALL.jpg polymythic I recently watched an episode of Stan Lee’s Superhumans which featured a blind man who used a series of clicks, like a bat, to echo locate his surroundings. I got to thinking about other blind people and their ability to navigate freely – without the use of a guide dog or cane. I came up with the id...
By: polymythic

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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 21:18:07 PST
Blind man's cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-mans-cards/
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By: gonal

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Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:32:07 PST
One Leg Therapy Stool Autism http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Leg-Therapy-Stool-Autism/
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 21:14:50 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...
By: gavin.philips

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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 18:23:01 PDT
Sugru Mousegrip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Mousegrip/
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Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:35:12 PDT
Mouse for people with hand disabilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Mouse-for-people-with-hand-disabilities/
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Sat, 22 May 2010 17:44:40 PDT
The Incredible Amazing Stick! For elevator buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Incredible-Amazing-Stick-For-elevator-buttons/
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Wed, 12 May 2010 17:54:42 PDT