Shattered Nerves: How Science Is Solving Modern Medicine's Most Perplexing Problem (1st Edition)
Shattered Nerves: How Science Is Solving Modern Medicine's Most Perplexing Problem (1st Edition) is an adapted guide designed for physical and occupational therapists to work with patients with spinal cord injury and severe physical disabilities. Shattered Nerves details medical devices that repair and restore failed sensory and motor systems. In a narrative that reveals the relationship between technology and physicians, scientists and patients, Victor D. Chase explores developments in neural t
Womens Wrap Skirt
The Womens Wrap Skirt is an article of clothing designed for those individuals with Arthritis and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis to wear. Good for wheelchair users to wear with hook and loop closures. Machine washable. Usually in full figure plus size range.
3-Piece Indoor Swing System Combo Set
The 3-Piece Indoor Swing System Combo Set is a swing system designed for those individuals with cerebral palsy and neurological disability to play on. It encourages activity and brings the fun of outdoors into the user's home. Easy to install, lightweight and portable.Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping. 10 percent off for a limited time.
7 Day Pill Monitor
The 7 Day Pill Monitor is a storage container designed for use by people on medication to lay out their pills for 7 days. This system is helpful for those with memory loss or cognitive disabilities.
This 7 Day MediPlanner is a storage container designed for use by people who take medication to lay out their pills for seven days. This container is helpful for those with memory loss, and cognitive disabilities to stay organized and keep track of pills and medication. The container features color-coded sections for morning, noon, evening, and bedtime. The see-through lids lets the user easily view which doses they have already been taken and what's next. The contoured design results in easy pi
7-Day Pill Reminder JUMBO 2XL
The 7-Day Pill Reminder JUMBO 2XL is a large seven day pill box for people on medication who have low vision, or who need assistance remembering to take their pills, such as users with memory loss or cognitive disabilities.
7-Day Travel Pill Chest
The 7-Day Travel Pill Chest is a pill box for people on medication who have low vision, memory loss, or cognitive disabilities. This pill chest features a separate drawer for each day. Each drawer is divided into sections Breakfast, Lunch, Supper, and Bedtime.
Ablenet wireless visionBoard keyboard - black keys with white letters - Product Number: 12000025
The Ablenet wireless visionBoard keyboard - black keys with white letters - Product Number: 12000025 is assistive technology designed for blind and low vision to use. It is wireless technology with white lettering on black keys. The VisionBoard offers an advantage to people with low vision or those with dexterity issues who find it painful or difficult to use a traditional keyboard by improving readability and reducing eyestrain. This large print wireless USB keyboard features 1-inch square keys
These Adapted Scissors are designed for people with grasping disabilities to use. They are mounted on blocks of plastic.
Adjustable Walking Shoes for Women
These Adjustable Walking Shoes for Women are designed for those individuals with edema and diabetes to wear on their feet. They have a wide with and are good for swollen feet or ankles. Slip-resistant soles. Adjustable closure accommodates different levels of swelling. Extra Wide with larger than normal front volume. Comfortable women’s wide walking shoe features front stretchable padded polyurethane for a better fit. The stretchable front offers the room required by tired feet that swell at the
The Anti-Vibration Gloves is designed to help absorb vibration from pneumatic and vibrating tools, and repetitive motions, to improve performance and safety. Anti-vibration gloves dampen the shaking when using power tools and driving equipment. Reducing the vibrations will lessen the risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome and reduce the symptoms. Features synthetic leather palm with strategically placed memory foam, reinforced fingertips and saddle. Has TPR on back of hand for protection and
ARS Telescoping Razor Edge Pruner 4-7 Foot
The ARS (Always Really Sharp) Telescoping Razor Edge Pruner 4-7 Foot is a light weight, easily maneuverable and balanced pruner designed for the elderly or for those who can't bend at the waist and those who can't climb a ladder and for those individuals with arthritis to prune their garden with. This long reach pruner is designed for ease of use and accuracy, and provides sharp and accurate precision pruning at heights that would otherwise require a ladder.
Bed Hoyer Lift
The Bed Hoyer Lift is a prototype designed for those individuals with multiple sclerosis and wheelchair users to get in and out of bed efficiently and effectively. Existing solutions are expensive and require her to anchor a lift into the ceiling of her bedroom and depending on a caregiver is not always reliable. The problem affects Victoria's ability to get to school. The new lift functions like a hoyer lift which allows her to lift herself up from her bed, maneuver to her side, and transfer he
The Bed Step is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, back injury, knee pain, or mobility disabilities. The fold-down bumper step folds under the truck when not in use, and extends down beside the tailgate when needed for climbing. This step does not add to the weight of the tailgate. Pick-up truck bed access steps help workers access their cargo area of the truck without taking such a large step or “jumping”. The cargo bed of a pick-up truck is usually 24 inches to 36 inches high. To
Buddy is a humanoid companion. Buddy’s brain is an integrated 8-inch tablet with built-in WiFi and Bluetooth. Its 3D vision lets it easily track and interpret hand, arm, and head movements; distinguish among objects, faces, animals, plants, etc.; and gauge the depth of objects in its sight. Buddy is fully mobile with three wheels and a plethora of sensors allowing it to travel, learn, and interact with the world around it. Buddy was built on a modular, flexible open source platform to allow hard
BUDDY is a companion robot that improves everyday life for any individuals that would benefit from companionship such as the elderly, or individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities. BUDDY protects offers assistance in the kitchen, entertains the family with music and videos, acts as a calendar and alarm clock and interfaces with popular smart home solutions, among many other activities. Specific to elder care, BUDDY features fall detection and unusual inactivity detection, medication remin
Coffee Break is a custom adaptation to a coffee maker designed for those individuals with hand tremors to pour a cup of coffee. The team designed a conveyor belt coffee maker that makes the coffee the way the user likes it.
Compex Edge Muscle Stimulator
The Compex Edge Muscle Stimulator is a therapeutic stimulator designed for those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to use. It is recommended for the athlete who has a rigorous training and exercise regimen. It features 3 programs to help athletes achieve the highest level of performance.
Custom Adaptation Camera
This Camera is a custom adaptation designed for those individuals with quadriplegics to film productions independently. It was designed for Bob Ness, a video producer for 20-plus years, and this adaption allows him to use a physical camera. The team used existing products and components and adapted a camera tripod mounted to a lamp to counterbalance the weight of the camera - that allows him to position his camera anywhere in space. He can now lift up-down, side-to-side, tilt and change the angl
The Dance Assist is a prototype designed for those individuals with balance disabilities to help them dance again without falling. It was developed at a Tikkun Olam Makers' make-a-thon. It was made using 3D printing and other design and fabrication processes, by designers, programmers, engineers, physiotherapists, medical doctors and psychologists. It was created for Zarita, a disabled veteran. She becomes dizzy and can no longer dance for fear of falling and injuring herself. She needed a stabi
DIY: Label Braille Sticky Gems
DIY: Label Braille Sticky Gems is a do it yourself product designed for those individuals with visual impairment to identify objects such as playing cards. Sticky gems are raised and have a sticky back, so users can place them on any surface and they will stick to it. They are typically round and can be easily felt when touched. As an example, this product features making playing cards accessible by using sticky gems to add braille characters to them, so a blind person could tell what cards they
DOMAS TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator Touch Screen
The DOMAS TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator Touch Screen is a handheld device designed for those individuals with chronic and reoccurring pain to manage their pain. The TENS unit delivers low-voltage pulses to stimulate muscles to help ease body pain, like back, knee, shoulder, neck and elbow pain; improve sports injuries, arthritis and sciatica. Also, the unit enhances blood circulation, eases tiredness, enhances immunity and improves sleep quality. With a built-in rechargeable lithium battery, it ca
Dramm Colormark 30 Inch Rain Wand
The Dramm Colormark 30 Inch Rain Wand is a professional watering tool designed for the aging population and for those with upper extremity disabilities. Made with handcrafted brass shut off valve and gentle flow water breaker. The comfortable foam grip has a fingertip brass shut-off valve that is easy to use. The Dramm Colormark Rain Wand has a 30 inch anodized aluminum extension wand with an 8-inch black foam grip. The 400 hole water breaker nozzle creates a gentle rainfall to prevent damage to
Easy@Home TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator
Easy@Home TENS Unit Muscle Stimulator is a product designed for those with temporary or reoccurring injuries to relieve pain with electronic pulses. TENS Handheld Electronic Pulse Massager Unit relieves the Muscle Soreness, Stiffness, or Chronic Pain on the Shoulder, Waist, Joint, Back, Arm, Leg and more. A proven natural method to relieve the pain without medicine. The large LCD screen shows its user at a glance exactly what is happening, including the type of massage "Massage, Beat, or Knead"
Elastic Shoe Laces
These Elastic Shoe Laces are stretchable shoe laces designed for people with arthritis and for those who have trouble lacing their shoes. They turne lace-up shoes into slip-on ones. These adapted shoe laces allow enough stretch so that shoes can be slipped on or off without untying. These are flat elastic laces which remain tied better than round elastic laces. They look like regular shoe laces but will stretch for the foot to slide in and out of.
The Elevator Button is a custom adaptation to an elevator (without violating its warranty) designed for those individuals with muscular dystrophy to voice activate elevator buttons. This product was invented at a Tikkun Olam Makers makeathon in the District of Columbia. Makers designed shelves that can go up and down, and then slide out for John to reach his games or treats and also created a voice-activated system to activate the elevator without violating the elevator warranty.
Extra Wide Comfort Steps Shoes for Women
The Extra Wide Comfort Steps Shoes for Women is a product designed for women with wide width or swollen feet/ankles to wear. Slip-resistant and prevents potential slips and falls. Accommodates different levels of swelling. Comfortable. For Velcro® fastener, contact manufacturer.
FiddleLinks Fidgeter is a calming fidget stress toy designed especially for teens and adults with limited dexterity. The fidgeter was developed by hand therapists and features interlocking, rotating links that help build finger dexterity and exercise finger joints.
Fine Motor Planning Maze
Fine Motor Planning Maze is an activity designed for occupational therapy patients to work on their fine motor, grasping, and pinching skills.
The First/Then Board are designed for children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and behavioral issues to improve focus and prevent meltdowns.
Foot-Operated Rhythm Device
PURPOSE: To provide recreation and lower extremity therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. The device enables the user to tap a rhythm with his/her foot along with music. A base, angled to support a raised foot, was cut from plywood. Another piece of plywood was cut into the shape of a foot and metal shoe protectors, commonly used to protect the toe and heel of shoes, were fastened to the underside of the plywood foot in the toe and heel
Four Finger Isolation Gloves
The Four Finger Isolation Gloves are a do it yourself products designed for people with upper extremity disabilities and Ataxia out of regular gloves to avoid accidental clicks on an accessible iPad. It is helpful to those individuals who have trouble with finger isolation. They can use the iPad normally.
Functional Electrical Stimulation -- A Practical Clinical Guide
The Functional Electrical Stimulation -- A Practical Clinical Guide is designed for therapists treating those individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities to help them live free of pain. It has nine chapters: History of Electrical Stimulation, Physiological Basis of Nerve and Muscle Excitation, Principles of Electrical Stimulation, General Uses of Electrical Stimulation, Guidelines for Adjustment of Stimulation Parameters, Electrical Stimulation of the Lower Extremity, Electrical Stim
Functional Electrical Stimulation: How to Evoke Involuntary Muscle Contraction
Functional Electrical Stimulation: How to Evoke Involuntary Muscle Contraction is an adapted book designed for therapists of patients or athletes with upper and lower extremity disabilities to use as a guide to their therapy regimen.
Functional Electrical Stimulation: Standing and Walking After Spinal Cord Injury
Functional Electrical Stimulation: Standing and Walking After Spinal Cord Injury is a hardcover guide designed for therapists of patients with spinal cord injury to help them with their prescribed workout regimen.
Garden Seat Caddy
The Garden Seat Caddy is a four wheeled rolling scoot with tractor seat that allows users to work from a seated position, minimizing strain on back and knees. It can be used by persons with limited mobility to enable them to get closer to the ground to comfortably tend a garden.
Genuine Blackthorn Wood Derby Medium-Large Shaft Walking Cane
The Genuine Blackthorn Wood Derby Medium-Large Shaft Walking Cane is designed for users with mobility or walking disabilities. The cane is originally in the shape of a mallet by Irish countrymen for protection, the history of Blackthorn wood is rich in Irish tradition. The beech wood handle is stained a shade of Kelly Green and is adorned with a laser engraved shamrock. The handle and shaft of the cane are joined with a wide brass collar which pairs nicely with the green handle and dark shaft.
Gripables Utensils - Blue
Gripables Utensils - Blue are eating utensils designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to use; Set of three includes a fork, knife and spoon with an easy-to-use grip and notched plastic handle. Dishwasher safe for convenience.
Gripeeze Heavy Duty Trade Glove
The Gripeeze Heavy Duty Trade Glove is designed for users with arthritis, weak grip, or aging. The gloves are designed for sufferers of Arthritis, MS, Stroke patients, Sports Injuries, RSI, Weak Grip and short or long-term damage to the hands. The pair of gloves are weather protected with waterproof properties and equipped with leather tipped fingers and soft leather palms for protection and comfort. They are made of leather and neoprene with triple lined cotton inners for comfort they are easy
Gripeeze Home And Garden Gloves
The Gripeeze Home And Garden Gloves is designed for users with arthritis, carpel tunnel, multiple sclerosis, weak grip, injury, and other physical and medical conditions effecting a users loss of grip or poor grip on objects. The pair of gloves are made from neoprene and have features that allow users to comfortably handle any task in and around the garden and home. The neoprene material helps lock in moisture and keeps the hands warm when carrying out gardening tasks. The pimple Poly Dot palms
The Grocery Game is an easy-to-play bingo game designed for dementia patients to evoke memories of grocery shopping and familiar foods. Each player receives a laminated “shopping list” card with six images and names of grocery items. Game leader holds up a card with a pictured grocery item for players to match and mark off with a dry-erase marker or bingo chip. Game leader marks the master shopping list as play progresses. Play continues until one person has their card filled or until all player
Halter UFO Talking Alarm Clock
The Halter UFO Talking Alarm Clock is designed for those individuals who are visually impaired to allow them to tell time, temperature and to wake up with. With a sleek and compact design, users can tuck the clock into a corner for convenient, everyday use or make it the center of attention with its UFO style, design and features. When the top is pressed, 3 LED lights flash from the transparent cover and simultaneously tells the user the time and temperature. This clock works in both the 12-hour
The Handy Handle is a standing transfer aid designed for provides better leverage and grip for those needing assistance while standing from a toilet, car, couch or bed. Comfort Grip. Portable.
HealthCraft Advantage Pole
The HealthCraft Advantage Pole™ is a product designed for patients with mobility disabilities to use in their home or anywhere they need extra support.
Healthcraft Toilet Roll Holder
The Healthcraft Toilet Roll Holder is a product designed for people with arthritis to make toileting an independent task. It mounts to the P.T. Rail™ (sold separately) to reduce reaching and twisting for toilet paper. It helps prevent unnecessary bending which can be difficult for seniors or individuals with limited mobility.
iReliev Strength & Recovery System
The iReliev Strength & Recovery System is a functional electrical stimulation (FES) system designed for those individuals with chronic or reoccurring injuries to relieve their pain. For use on the Back, AB's, Knee, Shoulder, Ankles, Hips, Wrist and Elbow. Combines TENS & EMS: Features 8 Pre-Programmed Therapy TENS Modes and 6 EMS Modes Allowing you to Customize Your Therapy Based on Acute or Chronic Pain, Arthritis. Or EMS for Strength and/or Workout Recovery. Use P8 for Arthritis. RX Eq
iReliev TENS Unit Electrodes Pain Relief Bundle
iReliev TENS Unit Electrodes Pain Relief Bundle is a product designed for those individuals with chronic and reoccurring pain to relieve their pain. TENS stands for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, is a safe, non-invasive and drug-free method of pain relief. Also may increase natural endorphins, “the bodies feel-good chemical”. A natural pain reliever. Dual channel functionality, which means that the user can use with 2 electrode pads per channel for Smaller Body Parts or 4 For Large
Jobar Outdoor Step
The Jobar Outdoor Step is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, back injury, knee pain, or mobility disabilities to remain steady while stepping up or down. The step is created to cut the rise in half when stepping into a doorway. Features a large platform for those with limited ability to lift their feet and remain steady while stepping up, slip-resistant rubber tread, and drainage holes to reduce moisture.
Joy for All Companion Pet Cat
The Joy for All Companion Pet Cat is a robotic companion pet cat that is designed to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to those who would benefit from a pet but cannot have a live animal. The pet cat responds to petting, hugging, and motion much like a real cat, but does not require any special feeding or care. Built-in sensors that respond to the users motion and touch. It features realistic, soft fur that looks and
Kaye Swivel Front Wheeled PostureRest Walkers
Kaye Swivel Front Wheeled PostureRest Walkers are designed for people with mobility disabilities to provide mobility while promoting improved posture and gait. These walkers include fold-down seats as an integral part of the design. Features:
The Magnetic Bracelets is designed for people with fibromyalgia or other conditions that cause chronic pain to help relieve chronic, dull pain. The bracelets features beneficial properties of therapeutic magnets.
Memory Picture Phone - Amplified
The Memory Picture Phone - Amplified is a 10-photo picture phone with amplification designed for individuals with Dementia. The user selects a photo and then presses the photo to call. One-touch Emergency button is also available. Features include:
Mens Adaptive Cotton Hospital Patient Nightgowns - Open Back - Snap Back
The Mens Adaptive Cotton Hospital Patient Nightgowns - Open Back - Snap Back is an adaptive hospital gown that features a full back overlap with two dome closures at each shoulder. They can be used for people with disabilities or wheelchair users. The full back overlap of this adaptive sleep gown provides comfort and discretion. These adaptive gowns open up completely allowing the individuals arms to be slid into the garment sleeves without ever having to raise/lower their arms or struggle with
Mum 2 Mum Plus Super Size Feeding Apron
The Mum 2 Mum Plus Super Size Feeding Apron is assistive technology designed for those individuals with eating and upper extremity disabilities to protect their clothing from spills. Extra long design goes over the lap. Soft and absorbent with full waterproof backing. Machine washable and dryer safe.
Muscle Pain Tens Unit Electric Massager
The Muscle Pain Tens Unit Electric Massager is a pain relieving product designed forthose individuals with back pain, arthritis, inflamed discs/joints, shoulder pain, body tension, injuries, chronic pain to massage those areas. FDA Cleared: Highly ensured for optimal safety when getting fast relief through certifications, further protects you from harmful additives and consumption of prescription medication. Not suitable for pregnant women and hypertension patients, and not safe for people with
Nadine is a social companion robot that is designed to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or anyone that would benefit from 24-hour companionship.
Nasco Activity Apron
This Nasco Activity Apron is designed for both men and women who have Alzheimer’s and/or dementia-type disorders to occupy their hands and prevent them from disrobing. It helps to keep fidgeting fingers purposefully occupied with familiar actions such as zipping a colorful zipper, opening a hook-and-loop flap, buttoning a colorful pocket, buckling a ribbon belt, and tying a large tie. A larger terry flap and flannel patch provide tactile stimulation. Hook-and-loop closures at the neck and waist
NBZ Boys Original Jeans - Dark Blue
NBZ Boys Original Jeans - Dark Blue are made to make dressing easier for individuals with disabilities by eliminating the need for a button or a zipper. They features a mock fly, full elastic waistband, and soft and stretchy denim.
Non-Skid Anti-Slip Grip Socks For Women/Mens Socks
Non-Skid Anti-Slip Grip Socks For Women/Mens Socks are hospital socks, designed with rubber pieces on the bottom so that the patient doesn't slip. These anti-slip non-slippery socks for adults are designed for patients in hospitals, post surgery, nursing homes and retirement homes. These socks can also be used in the home and in home care settings.
Ode is a sensory stimulating mealtime reminder designed specifically for people living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s. It releases aromatic cues that smell authentically of food three times a day to promote the individual’s appetite and remind him or her to eat. Ode can hold three fragrance cartridges at a time - one for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and be programmed to release the selected fragrance at a designated time. When it comes on, Ode will release the fragrance on and off on a cyc
Ollie: A Therapeutic Companion
Ollie is a robotic therapeutic companion that was designed to reduce stress and agitation, isolation, and touch deprivation, particularly the the aging population. Ollie can be used by individuals who would benefit from emotional support and companionship such as the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to those who would benefit from a pet but cannot have a live animal.
Ornamin Thermo Range: Thermo Mug - Model 210
The Ornamin Thermo Range: Thermo Mug - Model 210 is an ergonomic drinking mug designed for users with restricted movement of the neck to drink easily. These Thermo mugs have large ergonomic sized handles for easy and safe grasp. These mugs also have a hidden Thermo function, which ensures that hot drinks remain hot and cold beverages stay cool for longer. The Thermo Mug Vital has an internal cone that assists the drinking action. The function in the design of the Vital Mug is hidden therefore us
PARO Therapeutic Robot
PARO Therapeutic Robot is an advanced interactive robot that allows for the documented benefits of animal therapy to be administered to patient in environments such as hospitals and extended care facilities. It can be used to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to those who would benefit from a pet but cannot have a live animal.
The Pearl Wheelchair is a mobility product for individuals who are aging or have mobility and walking disabilities. Features include:
Pepper is an autonomous talking humanoid robot who perceives emotions, and adapts his behavior to the mood of the humans around him. Pepper can be used to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to anyone that would benefit from a companion. Pepper can identify joy, sadness, anger or surprise and respond appropriately, making his interactions with users natural and intuitive. Pepper can instantly recognize the emotional co
Personal Wearable QR
Personal Wearable QR codes are designed for people with learning disabilities, autism, dementia and other related disabilities. It comes in the form of a barcode sticker that can be attached to the user's clothes. Then a parent or caregiver creates a profile with the information of the user. People with a smart phone can scan the barcode in case the user is lost or important information is needed.
Polytubing Flexible Straws
Polytubing Flexible Straws are products designed for those individuals with swallowing disabilities to use while drinking. This polytubing is a durable, chewable, reusable alternative to traditional straws. It is the same medical grade tubing included with other ARK products. Sold in lengths of 3 feet - trim to the user's desired length. Dishwasher-safe. Made in the USA. Accessories sold separately.
Posey - Roll Guards
Posey - Roll Guards are side rail alternatives to prevent lucid patients from falling out of bed or falling when trying to exit bed unassisted. The Roll Guards feature two "rolls" attached with a cloth material. Each set of guards also features quick release buckles that easily attaches to the bed's frame. Replacement covers are also available.
The Power Planter is designed to help users with arthritis, hand, arm or shoulder disabilities use the Power Planter soil auger on a power drill to dig holes to plant anything from trees to flowers to bulbs. Digging deeply into firm soil with a garden trowel to plant bulbs requires strong hands and arms, especially when planting large quantities of plants. The Power Planter auger in an electric or cordless drill spins rapidly and digs up the soil. Less grip strength is needed to hold the drill t
Priva Americare - Soft-Quilt Reusable Chair Pads
The Priva Americare - Soft-Quilt Reusable Chair Pads are polyester filled quilted waterproof underpads for use by individuals who have incontinence. These incontinence products are 4-ply with a 100% cotton layer and a 100% waterproof vinyl barrier. Keeps furniture and surface areas dry and looking new. Waterproof absorbent pad holds up to one cup of fluid.
Pure Enrichment PurePulse Duo EMS and TENS Combo Device with LCD Display
The Pure Enrichment PurePulse Duo EMS and TENS Combo Device with LCD Display is designed for those individuals with temporary or reoccurring disabilities to help them manage pain. Includes 8 preset TENS programs to help relieve chronic pain and 6 preset EMS programs to stimulate and exercise your muscles. Shuts off automatically after 15 minutes of continuous treatment. Treat 2 different areas simultaneously using different pulse and speed settings. The easy-to-read LCD display shows the program
Quiet + Fun Sensory Fidget
The Quiet + Fun Sensory Fidget is a calming fidget stress toy designed for teens and adults. The assorted soft weighted sensory beanbag features a soft wrist strap. It is useful for quiet, soft, sensory fidgeting. The soft wrist strap keeps the bean bag secure, close and within reach.
Reeti is a communicating and expressive robot. Reeti is a robot whose originality lies in its ability to express emotions through his soft face and its 15 degrees of freedom. Reeti can be used to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to those who would benefit from a pet but cannot have a live animal. The functional specifications of Reeti, the expressive robot are as follows:
Reveal 16 Full HD digital magnifier
The Reveal 16 Full HD digital magnifier is a foldable digital maginifiers designed for seniors and elementary students. It enables individuals to read documents, textbooks and newspapers as well as to write down notes. Reveal 16 also allows you to view distant objects like an artwork, your own backyard or even the whiteboard.
Robotic Trolley For The Elderly
The Robotic Trolley For The Elderly is a height-adjustable grocery cart prototype designed for the elderly and people with upper and lower extremity disabilities, that allows them to easily unload their cart. Users can help users change the height so they don't have to lift their bags very far.
Salonpas is a healthcare product designed for those individuals with temporary or reoccurring upper and lower extremity disabilities to relieve pain. Apply the sticky patch to the injured area.
Sega's Dream Cat
Sega's Yume Neko Dream Cat is an interactive robotic cat that is designed to provide emotional support and companionship to the elderly, individuals with mental or cognitive disabilities, or to those who would benefit from a pet but cannot have a live animal. This furry robotic pet has sensors in the head, both sides of the face, back, and stomach. Stroking the cat in these areas will elicit purring and happy responses, and the Dream Cat’s tail will react to show how it is feeling - similar to t
Sensory Bean Bags
The Sensory Bean Bags is a calming fidget stress toy designed especially for teens and adults. Includes six assorted soft weighted sensory beanbags.
Superflex Robot Suit
The Superflex Robot Suit is meant for the aging population and those with mobility disabilities to use clothing to address their daily challenges. It is a sensor-equipped, computer-controlled clothing for senior citizens who have trouble with mobility. The suit’s sensors are designed to be able to track the posture and movement of the body, and process data to send a motor “assist” when the wearer is leaning forward in a chair, getting ready to stand up, or even starting to raise their arms abov
Tabletop Bowling Game
PURPOSE: To provide recreation and therapy for seniors and individuals with coordination and mobility disabilities. Based on a no-longer available Australian game called Bobs, the unit consists of a three-sided frame built from nine millimeter plywood. The frame is divided into nine lanes with an arched opening at the front. Above the lanes is an arched board bearing the numerical value for each lane in stick on-numbers. Players roll a large bearing up the table and through the
Tennis Wheelchair is a custom adaptation to a wheelchair customized for Noam to play tennis with better balance. Tikkun Olam Makers' Team Noam successfully built a solution to customize Noam’s wheelchair to better balance it for tennis play. It was accomplished by designing a removable counterweight that attaches to the chair when needed. The design mimics the weight distribution of a leg and attaches to the chair adjacent to Noam’s left leg. The solution was built by a 3D scan of Noam’s sitting
Tens Rechargeable Electronic Pulse Massager Machine with All Accessories
The Tens Rechargeable Electronic Pulse Massager Machine with All Accessories is a device designed for patients with fibromyalgia to help them manage pain by sending electronic currents throughout their body. Delivers low-voltage pulses to the skin to stimulate muscles. It is a combination of a Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Powered Muscles Stimulator (PMS) device. TechCare Massagers delivers low-voltage pulses to the skin to stimulate muscles. Features 24 preprogramed mas
Thermo Cube Outlet
The Thermo Cube Outlet is designed to automatically turn on deicers, pump-house heaters, greenhouses, and other equipment without trekking in the cold or snow. The thermostatically controlled outlet can help reduce the challenges that disable people have to deal in cold environments. Recommended for users who are aging, have arthritis, cognitive disability, diabetes/diabetic neuropathy, lower extremity impairments, mobility impairment, memory loss, multiple sclerosis (MS), paraplegia, quadripleg
Universal Big Button TV Remote
The Universal Big Button TV Remote is assistive technology designed for individuals with visual impairment to use. Controls both the user’s television and Cable Box (IR) with the same remote. 6 Large, Bright, Backlit buttons for basic television control with clear and big button text for ease of use. ‘Quick Search’ will scan for the television's code in seconds, also featuring a learning mode that allows the user to program each button to a custom command. The EasyMote is a smart remote with lea
Verticle Planter Box
The Verticle Planter Box is a do it yourself material designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities to garden with.
Veyo Mittyz Winter Gloves
Veyo Mittyz Winter Gloves are designed for children from 6 months through 5 years who have a cerebral palsy. Veyo Mittyz lack a thumbhole, allowing the user to slip onto their hands with minimal effort. There is room in the top area for hands to open, close, and bend. This means that the glove will still be comfortable for children with spasticity in their hands. To keep from falling off, they have a buckle for tightening, as well as a fastener at the base. They come in a variety of designs that
Vive Stim Machine TENS Unit
The Vive Stim Machine TENS Unit is an electrotherapy muscle stimulator with electrode pads designed for those with temporary or reoccurring physical disabilities to relieve pain. Featuring eight main modes, the TENS unit includes massage, acupuncture, cupping, scraping, beat, sole, ear and combo modes for therapeutic relief. Each mode has a preprogrammed variation for more options to create a personalized experience. Good for targeted relief, the portable TENS unit by Vive eases tired, aching mu
VR Workplace Trainer
The VR Workplace Trainer is virtual reality designed for people who work with those individuals with disabilities to better learn how to de-escalate tricky scenarios with their clients. Virtual reality would allow staffers to practice their responses to a variety of different situations without ever putting a client, or themselves, in harm's way by virtually preparing workers for stressful or unnerving situations that arise sometimes and that they might not know how to handle.
Women's Magnetic Shirt
The Women's Magnetic Shirt is an article of adaptive clothing designed for women to wear. Hidden magnets behind each decorative button. This shirt features that are good for dressing for those with lowered hand dexterity when paralysis is an issue from arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS and Stroke. The faux-button placket and cuffs conceal magnetic closures that make dressing easier. Has a Y-neckline and two-pocket styling. Side slits add a drape for sitting pr
Womens Extra Extra Wide Slippers
Womens Extra Extra Wide Slippers are assistive technology designed for women with edema and diabetes to wear. Good for swollen feet or ankles. Helps prevent potential slips and falls. Adjustable and comfortable.
Womens Open Back Snap Adaptive Hospital Night Gown
Womens Open Back Snap Adaptive Hospital Night Gown is an open back hospital gown. The back open adaptive hospital nightdresses are terrific for elderly/seniors who are disabled or wheelchair dependent. Can be used in nursing homes, for homecare, or hospital settings for users who require adaptive clothing. Features:
Womens Stretchable Comfort Hugster Shoe / Slipper
Womens Stretchable Comfort Hugster Shoe / Slipper is assistive technology designed for those individuals with swollen feet or ankles to wear. Lightweight. Slip Resistant Soles – Helps Prevent Potential Slips and Falls. Adjustable Easy Touch Closure – Accommodates Different Levels of Swelling. Good for extra room and orthotics. Washable.
Womens Wide Orthopedic Shoe / Slipper
The Womens Wide Orthopedic Shoe / Slipper is assistive technology designed for those women with diabetes and wide feet to wear. Specific to those with swollen feet, edema, Lymphedema, post-surgery and bulky dressings. Secure, comfortable and lightweight. Provides protection for feet while in a wheel chair. Foot insertion is facilitated by a rear closure. The wide width is adjustable from a D width up to a 2E or EE width. Removable, antibacterial, anti-static, comfortable insoles that can be repl
YK15AB Electronic Pulse Massager for Electrotherapy Pain Management
The YK15AB Electronic Pulse Massager for Electrotherapy Pain Management is designed for those individuals with neurological disabilities to manage their pain. Buttons are clearly labeled with words like "Neck", "Shoulder","Back", "Elbow", "Hip", "Ankle","Knee", "Foot/Hand", "Wrist",not "Pulse-Width" or "Waveform." The large LCD display with new featured backlight shows the user at a glance what they need for their targeted area, including the type of massage"Knead, Acu (Acupuncture), Tap, Cuppin