November 30, 2016 in Solution
You will need:
- A toy car
- a foam block (optional – if used you will be able to remove and change over the pen for a different colour)
- Duct tape
This quick hack could be useful for anyone who is unable to hold a pen – give it a try and let us know how it goes! Remeber to click the ‘This Solution helped me’ button at the top of this page.
November 17, 2016 in Solution
This hack is the perfect way to make sure young kids and anyone that finds unwrapping too fiddly can still enjoy opening their gift!
You will need:
- a gift!
- wrapping paper
- something to hold on to if the ribbon will be too small to grip – a gift tag or a keyring will work
Did this hack work for you? Remember to click the ‘This solution helped me” button at the top of this page, and then share a video of the fun part – unwrapping!
Tags: ALS, arthritis, Assistive, Birthday, cerebral palsy, children, Christmas, dexterity, disability, essential-tremor, everyday living, Gift, gift-wrapping, grip, hemiplegia, independence, multiple-sclerosis, older people, Parkinson's-disease, present, spina-bifida, spinal-cord-injury, stroke, traumatic-brain-injury, tremor
November 4, 2016 in Solution
Make your own using 3 easy items.
- Use a strong A4 binder (this one is a 3D ring 50mm binder)
- A clipboard
- A non-slip mat (you can buy this by the roll, however I found my small non-slip mat used for turning jars worked perfectly).
Simply assemble and you are ready to use it!
This is definitely an economical way to make a slope board and is perfect for those wanting to try out a slope board before paying for a longer term item. This homemade version cost me less than $15.
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Tags: art, Assistive, cerebral palsy, children, disability, drawing, hemiplegia, hobbies, school, special-needs, spina-bifida, writing