June 23, 2017 in Solution
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December 9, 2016 in Solution
This 3D printed aid could be the perfect solution for someone with limited grip or dexterity, limb difference or anyone that finds it difficult to paint their nails! For help with 3D printing, get in touch with our sponsors DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability.
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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
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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.
Via Your Kids OT
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October 20, 2016 in Solution
For a budget friendly way to create built up handles for cutlery, pens and toothbrushes, you can use a pack of foam hair rollers!
This video uses foam tubing purchased specifically for making built up handles.
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October 14, 2016 in Solution
- Ballpoint pen
- Clothes peg
- Junior hacksaw
- Hot glue gun
- Craft knife
- Remove the nib and ink reservoir from the ballpoint pen
- Mark and saw a section approx 3cm long
- Sand the edges and use a blade to clean the inside edges
- Using hot glue, fix the pen section to the peg and leave a moment to set
- Enjoy your new straw holder!
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September 22, 2016 in Solution
This handy 3D printable handle will help open those tricky pots of yoghurt, margarine, ice cream and more, why not give it a go!
Download the 3D CAD file
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