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  • Assistive Tech Tools

    1. 1. Assistive Technology Tool Demonstration for Physically Impaired Persons NO SPILL ICE TRAY INNER LIP PLATE BUILT UP ANGLED UTENCILS By Gilbert I. Acosta
    2. 2. Assistive Technology for Physical Impairments NO SPILL ICE TRAY INNER LIP PLATE BUILT UP ANGLED UTENCILS
    3. 3. NO SPILL ICE TRAY <ul><li>Ice tray fills like a bottle to prevent spilling water. When ready to use, remove tray, run under water, and just pour ice out of spout. Half-round cubes have no rough edges. Ice can stay in freezer indefinitely without developing odors. </li></ul>
    4. 4. NO SPILL ICE TRAY <ul><li>USE PROCEDURE </li></ul><ul><li>Fill tray with water to line on bottle. </li></ul><ul><li>Freeze ice </li></ul><ul><li>Pop out ice cubes. </li></ul><ul><li>Ice cubes ready for use. </li></ul>1 2 3 4
    5. 5. INNER LIP PLATE <ul><li>Perfect for those individuals with limited muscle control, or use of only one hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Deep inner lip keeps food from sliding off the plate. </li></ul><ul><li>User brings the fork or spoon to the edge of the 9” plate and pushes the food onto the utensil. </li></ul><ul><li>Inner-Lip Plate $4.95 Each </li></ul>
    6. 6. INNER LIP PLATE <ul><li>Rico has Diastrophic Dysplasia which is a rare form of dwarfism. One of the characteristics of this syndrome are fused bones in the fingers of the hand. </li></ul><ul><li>This condition forces him to use his fingers as tongs to grasp food items. </li></ul><ul><li>The inner lip of the plate is allowing him to get at the carrots in a more leveraged way. </li></ul>
    7. 7. BUILT UP ANGLED UTENSILS <ul><li>Handles are hollow can add weight. </li></ul><ul><li>Great for person with limited upper extremity movement. </li></ul><ul><li>30° angle comfortable. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable rings on handle give support against fingers . </li></ul><ul><li>Fork $11.95 </li></ul><ul><li>Teaspoon - $11.95 </li></ul>
    8. 8. CHILD WITH PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT-HANDS <ul><li>BECAUSE OF RICO’S CONDITION IT IS DIFFICULT TO HOLD A EATING UTENCIL WITH THE LEVERAGE NEEDED TO NAVIGATE THE FORK OR SPOON END INTO HIS MOUTH. </li></ul><ul><li>THESE PICTURES SHOW HOW HE MIGHT BENEFIT FROM WIDER UTENCILS AND A LIPPED PLATE. </li></ul>
    9. 9. THANK YOU Clap.. Clap.. Clap!! RICO
    10. 10. References 1. Guam System for Assistive Technology UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam, 96923 2. Colonial Medical Assisted Devices http://www.colonialmedical.com/product/php?productid=16652 3. Comfort House http://www.comforthouse.com/nosicetray.html 4. Epinion http://www.epinions.com/pr - Housewares-East_Hampton_Make_S

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