--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Fork or spoon attached to an L shaped handle for use by persons with limited arm movement. Illustrates a device consisting of a wood or plastic handle attached to a strip of 1/8 by 1 inch aluminum of the required length, bent at right angles at the top and bottom. The fork or spoon is riveted to the top bend at the desired angle. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: M
Easy Grip Cutlery-2 forks, 2 spoons is a set of eating utensils made for children to assist individuals who find it difficult to use a regular fork and spoon. This item is intended for individuals who have the use of at least one arm to feed themselves. They are made of plastic which will not hurt the teeth or gums. Each set comes with 2 forks and 2 spoons.
Good Grips Utensils have a soft, cushion grip that keeps the utensil in the correct hand placement. The large, easy-to-hold handles are made of a rubber-like material, with flexible ribbing that adapts to any grip.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: By joining a fork and spoon at their handles, the utensil has the extra length needed by those with limited range of motion or muscle strength. A standard fork and iced tea spoon are joined by drilling a hole in the handle ends and bolting them together. COMMENTS: Submitted by Institute for Crippled and Disabled, New York, New York. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation TITLE: Self-Help De
The Maddadapt Built-Up Handle Angle Cutlery are adapted eating utensils designed for facilitated use by persons with limited wrist movement and grasping ability. These utensils feature angled forks and spoons for either the right- or left-handed user, and adjustable, removable rings on the handles to give support against individual fingers for maximum comfort. The plastic handles are hollow to allow weights to be added when necessary. Eating components are made of stainless steel, and the entire