The Anti-Cut and -Slash Sleeve is a cut resistant sleeve designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The device provides protection for the whole arm when handling sharp objects. The device is made with 100% Kevlar twill and a 5 inch cuff with an adjustable closure for added safety while working. Additionally, the device is elastic across the back and chest. Grommets are located on the sleeve to provide breathability and help prevent heat buildup.
The Anti-Slash Shin Guard is a cut resistant shin guard designed for users with lack of strength or lack of mobility. The shin guard is made with a double layer of 100% Kevlar twill to help prevent cuts and abrasions when working with sharp materials. The guard pad provides extra protection for the delicate shin area. It is intended for use when heat is involved, or while grinding or welding. The 3 elastic straps and hook-and-loop closure make the shin guard easy to don and remove.
Arthro Thumbs-Up Cup with Lid is designed for those with decreased grip strength, wrist pain, hand deformities, or who have trouble keeping wrists in a neutral position. The design keeps the cup steady and the double-walled, graduated design allows users to drink without spilling.
The Bagel Biter Guillotine is a bagel slicer and cutting guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This bagel slicer has a serrated, Xylan-coated, non-stick blade behind an acrylic safety shield. The bagel is sliced while held in the Bagel Biter's specially designed base. The unit is upper shelf dishwasher safe.
The Big and Bold Timer is a multi-use low vision timer fo use by people with visual disabilities. This 60-minute timer features a setting knob on the face, numerical designation in five-minute intervals, and line minute markings in between. Wall-mounting tabs are included. DIMENSIONS: The timer is 8 inches in diameter and its numbers are 1.38 inches high. COLOR: White with black numbers.
The Braun Bell Concept Mug is a product designed for the blind to solve the problem of burning themselves with coffee. There are sensors built in to let the person know how much liquid is in the mug.
The Pot Minder is a ceramic disc that keeps a pot from boiling over. The ceramic disc begins to chatter in the bottom of the pot when water or other liquid is about to boil. The Pot Minder modifies the size and number of bubbles rising to the top of the pot, preventing messy boil overs. This tool is useful to low vision chefs as it prevents dangerous boil overs.
The Chef Craft White Measuring Cups are a set of measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. Each cup in the set has large print, high contrast, white-on-blue measurement labels in the the bowl and smaller labels, also high contrast, on the handle. There are four cups in the set, measuring 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup, and 1/4 cup. COLOR: White with blue and white markings.
The Palmzipper is an ergonomic corn kernel remover that fits in the palm for ease of use when cleaning corn for salads or corn dishes of any type. A thumb divot cue aids those with visual impairments for comfort and proper placement of hand assurance.
The Chop2Pot Cutting Board by Joseph and Joseph is a folding cutting board with handles designed to aid in transporting food from prep to pot. Laid flat, the board provides a durable, knife-friendly cutting surface for all types of food preparation. But when the handle is squeezed, the sides of the board fold up, forming a chute down which chopped food or waste can be guided, allowing those with low vision to prepare food without creating mess, or dropping ingredients. Additionally, the Chop2Pot
Coffee Break is a unique coffee maker designed for individuals with hand tremors to make a cup of coffee the way they like. The TOM team designed a conveyor belt coffee maker that makes the coffee the way the user likes.
The Cut and Carve Cutting Board with Prongs is a double sided cutting board that enables a low-vision user to keep food in place to cut. The board also features no-slip grip feet that secure the product. Additionally, a raised border helps reduce liquid or crumb mess.
The Cut Resistant Ambidextrous Glove Large (Size 10)-RED COLLAR is a flexible steel-mesh glove designed for people with ataxia, low vision and fine motor disabilities to use. A knife will not penetrate this glove. One glove that fits either the right or left hand.
DIY Pouring Aid is for use by individuals with limited strength and coordination in their arms and hands as a result of tremors, multiple sclerosis, stroke or arthritis.
It is designed to help individuals pour hot water by tilting. This pouring aid is ideal to accommodate a kettle measuring 17 centimeters.
The E Z Fill Liquid Alarm is an audible liquid level indicator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This liquid indicator alarm is intended to prevent overflow mishaps while pouring liquids into a cup or other container. This device attaches over the lip of a cup and extends down on the inside and outside of the cup. Once the liquid reaches 1 inch from the top of the container, the device emits a buzzing sound that alerts the user to stop pouring. POWER: Uses three 1
The electric can opener and knife sharpener is a kitchen tool for teens and up, who have a hard time using a regular can opener. This product would be ideal for those who have a disability that affects their motor skills and for persons with arthritis. Twist-Off cutting lever for easy cleaning. Built-in manual knife sharpener. Cord storage. Opens cans up to 6 ½ inches height.
DIMENSIONS: 8 ½ inches height x 4 3/8 width x 4 5/8 depth.
EZ Fill is a device that aids in filling containers, such as a glass or cup. The aid hangs on the edge of the container, and when liquid fills to about one inch from the top, the device produces a signal, alerting the user.
The EZ Flip Spatula is an ergonomic spatula that allows food to be flipped with a squeeze button rather than an actual hand movement. The device allows for those with visual impairments to steadily and accurately flip food. Heavy duty metal is the base material for the utensil and it's dishwasher safe.
The Good Grips Measuring Cup Set is a set of four measuring cups designed for use by individuals with low vision. The dark color of these cups provides contrast to the lighter color of many ingredients used in cooking, such as sugar, flour, salt. The set includes 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 and 1 cup units. COLOR: Black.
The Grill Right Wireless Talking BBQ/Oven Thermometer, model AW131, is a voice output cooking thermometer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This wireless thermometer verbally alerts the user when meat on the barbecue grill has reached the right temperature. It can be programmed for eight entrées and for various levels of doneness. It has a digital liquid crystal display (LCD) screen with a remote wireless probe to identify temperature/readiness of meat. The unit s
Hamilton Beach Walk n Cut Can Opener is intended to be portable. It plugs in for easy recharging overnight, opens 19 or more cans on a single charge, and has hands-free operation. The removable cutting lever lifts off for easy cleaning. The compact size stores on counter or in drawer and ergonomic shape fits users hand.
The Hot Shot Beverage Maker is fast-time water heater that makes up to 16 ounces of hot water at a time. Within 90 seconds, coffee, tea, cocoa, soup or oatmeal is able to be heated and served. This device makes basic food prep accessible to low vision and blind individuals as they do not have to rely on heating up a stove or dangerously boiling water. The "one-touch" button also allows for a simplified "on and off" function.
The ILA Music Alert Liquid Indicator is an audible liquid level indicator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This device attaches with a hook over the lip of a cup and extends down on the inside and outside of the cup. Designed to prevent liquid overflow, this device emits a musical tune once the liquid reaches 1 inch or 25 millimeters from the top of the cup, alerting the user to stop pouring. The unit comes with two spare batteries. POWER: Uses two 357 A batterie
The Kinship Skin Protection Sleeve is an assistive technology product designed for the elderly or for those with fragile skin to allow them to participate in the fine motor skill of using a knife or to use a knife safely. It is stretchy and protects against tears. Can be used to cover IVs and wound sites. Washable. Reusable.
The Kitchen Liquid Measure is a tool designed for low vision or blind cooks. The device allows precisely one tablespoon of liquid to be poured at a time.
Audible liquid level indicator. Two small electrodes which act as liquid sensors. Speaker produces tone when liquid reaches electrodes. Powered by internal battery. Approximately the size of a penlight flashlight. Must be used with Audicator Model 1001. Short model 4 inches long for household use. Long model 30 cm long for laboratory use. Fixed model for laboratory use.
Low vision 60 minute timer. Large circular timer, for wall or table. Large black numerals on white background.
The Magic Chef Talking Microwave Oven is a voice output microwave oven designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 1000-watt oven provides spoken confirmation of all functions in a clear male voice. A press of any button will tell the user what each button does. Around each button of the keypad is a raised ring so that the user can locate and press a specific button. Other features include adjustable cook time, four power level settings (Hi, Medium, Low, and Defrost),
The Magna Wonder Knife, also called the Victorinox Forschner Precise , is a knife designed with a cutting guide for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This all-purpose, stainless steel knife has a blade with a scalloped edge. The adjustable guide is also detachable and can cut slices from 1/16 to 1/2 inch thick. The knife never needs sharpening and it is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Right or left hand knife; replacement guide mechanism. DIMENSIONS: Blade is 8.25 inches.
The POURfect Measuring Spoons are measuring spoons designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Measurements are shown in English, Metric, and Braille. Set comes with a 12 spoons and a leveler. Each spoon individually releases from the ring.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids in the inability to hold a recipe or small booklet while cooking. A pants hanger (with clip tabs) is utilized to hold up the book, while the top hook of the hanger allows the item to fastened to a top cabinet knob. COMMENTS: The Recipe/Book Holder helps those who have grasping issues, nearsightedness, or other disabilities that prevent them from viewing a recipe comfortably. SKILLS REQUIRED: Fine motor skills (to attach book/recipe). AUTHOR: King,
The Rinse & Chop Plus Cutting Board is a folding chopping board featuring a curved colander component and a non-slip base. When folded and locked, the board's unique design creates a small colander at one end enabling food to be rinsed and drained. When opened and laid flat, the design becomes a knife-friendly, non-slip chopping board.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of tactile cookware for individuals who are blind or have low vision to use in meal preparation. For people who are blind or have low vision, meal preparation and cooking can be daunting and dangerous. Sento cookware provides a variety of utensils with unique tactile qualities for easy identification. This flame-resistant, easy to measure, friendly looking cookware is great for the beginner-cook as well. TITLE: Tactile Cookware for the Blin
The Single Timer is a low vision timer designed for use by individuals with low vision. This digital timer's display has 1.25-inch bold black digits to help prevent eye strain. It displays minutes and seconds. The timer has a loud 30-second alarm, and it can count down from 100 minutes. It has a magnet so that it will stick to any metallic surface and a clip to attach to an apron or belt. The controls have minute, second, start/stop and clear selection buttons.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Slice & Scoop is a prototype cutting aid for the blind and visually impaired to prepare food safely, confidently and independently. It shields the user’s hand, provides a surface to locate the knife against and grips the food item securely.
The SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, model 1101, is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. With the SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, the user can safely slice bread, bagels, vegetables, or meat in consistent thicknesses. The system includes a hardwood cutting board, a plastic cutting board insert or cutting guide, and a knife. DIMENSIONS: Foods can be sliced to thicknesses of 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, or 0.75 inches.
The Slicing Frame, model H75327, is a cutting guide designed to assist in cutting food items straight, or with the use of only one hand. The frame is made of plastic and adjusts for six slice thicknesses from 1/16 to 1 inch. DIMENSIONS: 13.75 x 5 3/8 x 5.75 inches.
The Slicing Guide is a food cutting guide designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Slicing Guide clamps around the item to be sliced, and its six slots are then used to guide even slices. Made of metal, this device can be used to slice meat, bread, and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 4 x 6 inches. Slices are 0.5-inch thick.
The Slim Digital Timer with Clock and Alarm, model 5846, is a low vision timer and digital alarm clock designed for use by individuals with low vision. Designed to increase visibility and reduce eye strain, this ultra slim timer has a large 1.25 inch LCD screen that displays minutes and seconds in 1.2-inch high digits. The timer can be set for times up to 99 minutes and 59 seconds, and it has a memory function that recalls last set timing event. Other features include start/stop and mode select
The Speak N' Brew Coffee Maker is a voice input and voice output coffee maker designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This stainless steel 10-cup coffee maker is equipped with an internal chip that understands speech and is used to set the clock or program the brew time. The user speaks the time he or she wants the coffee ready and the device answers, confirming the time. The time is also shown in a display window as the device can also be manually operated. Features in
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of Braille embossed thermos to aid individuals who are blind or have low vision to brew a cup of tea. Special Teatime includes a timer integrated into the thermos screw top, an infuser, and a water-level indicator with Braille labeling. The user fills the thermos with water, checking the level of the rising water with the water-level indicator. The user then places the tea leaves or tea bag into the infuser, and places it at the mouth of t
This set of two spill-proof bowls is designed for those with limited mobility. The bowls are designed in a way so that whatever is inside the bowl does not spill out of the bowl. The curved inner edge directs food back into the bowl or onto the user’s utensil.
The Spoon holder is designed for individuals with grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand function. The device is molded so the user can manipulate their fingers while grabbing the spoon holder. Additionally, other type of utensils can be used with the holder.
The Stoplight Golight Timer is designed for both individuals with hearing or cognitive impairments to help manage time. It can be used for children as young as two. Red light means stop and complete task, green light means time is up, and it’s time to go. Users will set the desired amount of time and press Start. The red light illuminates and time counts down. When time is up, red light off, green light on. ?
Super Shakers are salt and pepper shakers designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. These glass shakers have a sleeve fitted between the mouth of the container and the metal shaker top. The sleeve on the salt shaker is marked with a large raised "S," a Braille "S," and two additional vertical lines. The sleeve for the pepper shaker is marked with a large raised "P" and a Braille "P." The absence of vertical lines further distinguishes the sal shaker from the pepper shaker. A
The Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven is designed for individuals with low vision. Whether you are making breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks, this versatile Tactile Convection Countertop Toaster Oven toasts, cooks, broils and reheats a variety of foods. Enjoy your favorite muffins, individual pizzas, casseroles or small chicken parts-cooked to perfection right on your countertop. 22 Tactile markings for all Temperature, Function and Timer/Toast settings make this Convection Toaster Oven
The Tactile Low Vision Timer, models 421132 and 421133, is a tactile timer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This high visibility kitchen timer has raised, bold, high contrast markings. A rotary center knob allows the user to set a time period by turning the knob clockwise from 1 to 60 minutes. The timer is freestanding, making it easier to find and see in any area of the kitchen. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9 x 2.5 x 7.5 inches. COLORS: White with black markings (model 4
The Tactile Timer with Stand is a large print tactile kitchen timer designed for use by individuals with low vision. Each 5-minute interval is marked with a raised line. Can be mounted on the wall or stand upright with the included detachable base. Has an extra long buzzer sound to alert user when time is up.
The Talking Cooking Thermometer is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It measures the temperature of food with a stainless steel probe. The temperature measurement range is 55 to 257 degrees Fahrenheit, with an accuracy of one degree. The speech is in a female voice. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery (included).
The Talking Food Cans are designed for the visually impaired, who have difficulty identifying different objects or similar shapes. This product is meant to help these individuals to keep track of what is in their pantry. The user’s voice can be recorded, telling contents of the can and press button to hear the message played back. Reusable and re-recordable. The product is a magnetic yellow cap that sits on top of any sized steel can. The cap is not just limited to canned food. Using special met
The Talking Liquid Jug is a voice output liquid measure designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can be used to measure liquids such as water, milk, or cooking oil. With a capacity of two liters, it measures in ounces, pints, or using the metric system. POWER: Uses one 9-volt battery. DIMENSIONS HxLxW): 9.5 x 8 x 6 inches.
The ThermoWorks Digital Talking Thermometer, model RT8400, is a voice output household and kitchen thermometer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This digital thermometer can be used in the kitchen to measure food temperature or to measure temperatures inside or outside the home. It shows the temperature in big LCD digits and speaks it when a button is pressed. Its reduced-tip probe measures the temperature within 6 seconds. Temperature can be read using either the
This Universal Adaptive Drink Holder is designed for individuals who have limited or no grip, persons with disabilities that negatively affect their fine motor skills, a person with a traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, MS, cerebral palsy, someone who has arthritis or had a stroke. With the Universal Adaptive Drink Holder the user can drink independently. This product has a curved handle and can be adjusted to fit onto bottles, cans, cups & glasses of all different shapes, sizes and
The Vibrating 2-level liquid indicator is designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The small sized liquid level indicator will both buzz and vibrate when liquid nears the top of a glass. It also detects 2 different liquid levels in the glass and makes an intermittent noise as the liquid nears the top and a continuous tone once it reaches the top.