Ableware Button Aid/Zipper Pull helps is one tool that is both a button aid and a zipper pull that allows users to dress independently. It has an easy-to-hold cushioned handle and is ideal for weaker grips and arthritic hands. Ideal for those with Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, arthritis, or for individuals recovering from surgery.
The Button Hook / Zipper Pull is a dressing aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This small device assists in button and zipper fastening. It incorporates a stainless steel hook at one end and a "C" hook at the other. DIMENSIONS: Length is 160 millimeters (model DA-5130), 166 millimeters (model DA-5133), 205 millimeters (model DA-5131), or 210 millimeters (model DA-5132). WEIGHT: 11 grams (model DA-5130), 25 grams (model DA-5131), 35 grams (m
The Button Hook/Zipper Pull Combo is a button hook and a zipper pull designed to assist people with physical disabilities with dressing. One end of the handle has a button hook imbedded in it and the opposite end holds a zipper pull. Model 30086 has a standard handle and Model 30085 has a ribbed handle. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these products against defects in workmanship and materials for 90 days from the date of purchase.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Button on elastic thread which can be used on any long sleeved garment. The elastic is fastened around the button on the sleeve and the button it is fastened to is put through the button hole. The sleeve can then be pulled over the hand. Describes button device made with a standard button and thin elastic thread which is crocheted into a chain and tied to the button in a loop. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Sokaler, R A TITLE: Buttoning Aid JOURNAL:
The Collar and Cuff Button Extender, model 2136, is a button aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputees. Made with an elastic loop attached to an extra button, this device allows the user’s hand to slip through the cuff without need for unbuttoning. The device is made of durable fabric and increases collar and cuff size by half the original size.
The Combination Button Aid / Zipper Pull is designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or limited grasping disabilities. The built-up soft grip rubber handle has a formed wite buttoning aid at one end and a brass hook for pulling zipper tabs at the other. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches long.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Elastic cuff links enable person to slip hand through cuffs without unbuttoning them. This allows those with limited hand function to dress independently. An extra button is sewn on the opposite side of shirt cuff. This and the original button are then attached together using a rubber band. Cuff can stretch when hand is pushed through shirt sleeve. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: New York University Bellevue Medical Center Institute of Physical Medici
The Etac Butler Buttoner is a buttonhook designed for people with limited hand strength or reduced grip to manage buttons and zippers.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Loop to pull buttons through buttonholes for those with limited hand function. Device made of 10 inches of wire made into a narrow loop and spliced with butt splice electrical connector, glued with epoxy into a hole drilled in one end of a number 2 file handle or section of broom handle. Includes drawings. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 1 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p
The Hosmer Button Hook is a hand-held button aid designed to assist individuals with dressing. The hook's wire section slides through the button hole and hooks onto the button; the button is then pulled through the button hole. DIMENSIONS: Device is 6 9/16 inches long.
The Plastic Handle Button Hook with Zipper Pull, model 2038, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities, arthritis, limited hand dexterity or the use of only one hand. Designed to assist people with dressing by aiding with pulling zippers and fastening buttons, this device features a plastic handle with a button hook one end. At the opposite end is a slim metal hook that slips into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zip
The PocketDresser is a combination buttonhook, zipper pull, and button aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The device incorporates a large buttonhook, a small buttonhook, a zipper pick, and a closed loop buttoning aid, all of which fold into a pocket-knife-style handle. The zipper pick functions as a zipper pull and can be used to free a buried zipper tab or untie knotted shoelaces. A spring-tensioned design secures the tools to the handle and all
The Small Button Aid, model SW3110, is a buttonaid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. Designed for use with smaller buttons, this device consists of a straight handle attached to a wire loop. To button, the wire loop is slipped through the button hole to grab the button and the button is pulled back through the button hole. To pull the button through the hole, the user turns the buttoner 90 degrees up or down, with no need to twist the hand or arm. W
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To adapt clothing for easier dressing for seniors or individuals with arthritis or fine motor, grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Bedroom & Getting Dressed," discusses ways in which sew-on Velcro tape can be used to modify clothing. Buttons can be replaced with Velcro, neck holes can be enlarged and the seams closed with Velcro, and Velcro can be sewn next to the zippers on pants, ski
The Zip Grips is a zipper pull designed to help individuals with one hand or limited range of motion to pull up a zipper. The Zip Grip is a plastic ring that attaches to any zip. The user can put their finger in the ring and easily pull open and close the zip. Additionally, the zips come in a pack of 6 and are machine washable.
The Zipper and Button Puller, model EN27CRD, is a combination button aid and zipper pull designed for use by individuals with arthritis or limited manual dexterity or strength. This folding device features a large plastic handle with a D-shaped hole at one end and a slim metal hook at the other end. The hook slips into the holes on a button to pull it through the button hole or into the hole on a zipper tab to pull the zipper up or down. The unit folds to half-length to fit into a pocket or purs