---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an electronic tactile shaver for individuals with low vision or are blind. The Embrace electric shaver utilizes an ergonomic design positioning the three shaving heads within the hands of the user in the form of a glove-like device allowing for tactile feedback and increased pressure sensitivity, reducing the negative impact of getting repeated shaving of the skin. An adjustable sensor also measures the smoothness of the area so the perf
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Extended handle for a safety razor for a person with limited reach. Handle of a double edged safety razor glued into a length of aluminum tubing bent to suit the user. Rubber tape can be used to increase grip. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: Make it Cheap: Volume 3 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1183 PAGES (including cover): 2 1976.
The Freedom Wand is a toileting aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities. This sanitary, multi-purpose, multi-length portable, toilet tissue aid consists of three pieces: The head, the extension, and the handle. The head is equipped with four retractable fingers to grasp toilet tissue, a square-handled straight razor, a loofah, or ointment applicator. The slide button releases the item being held or releases tissue into the toilet. The unit can be used wi
The Lady's Extension Razor Holder is a razor holder designed for use by women with upper or lower extremity disabilities or arthritis. This long plastic handle grips electric or safety razors to assist women who have difficulty bending down or reaching in shaving their legs. DIMENSIONS: 20 inches long.
This Multipurpose Beauty grip is designed for use by individuals with limited fine motor skills or grasping due to arthritis or stroke. It is a versatile piece of personal grooming equipment that offers the user a range of different functionalities. The soft rubber handle has been designed to fit comfortably in the hand and is ideal for those with limited mobility or grasping difficulties. The Multipurpose Beauty Grip can primarily be used as a nail file but when turned over to its wider end it
Safe-Er-Grip Bath Footrest is designed for individuals who require assistance for balancing while shaving in the shower or tub. The suction adheres to the surface at the height to accommodate the user. There is no glue to apply and the footrest can easily be removed. It is made out of plastic that can be cleaned.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to allow a shaving foam (or any aerosol can) to be operated by pushing down a handle. Useful for those with limited hand function. Aerosol can dispenser made with a 4 by 6 inch wooden base, a 1 by 1 inch upright fastened to one side drilled with several holes to correspond with the heights of various cans, and a cross handle 2 by 1 by 6 inches with a 1 inch U cut to fit around the upright. The handle is fastened to the upright with a wing nut at
The Universal Electric Razor Holder, model 6026, is a utensil holder designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or grasping disabilities. The holder consists of two Velcro straps that secure the razor to a vinyl covered, foam padded steel handle that can be bent to fit the user’s hand.