The month of August is here, which means it’s back to school time. Whether you are a college student with a hectic schedule or a parent of a child with special needs, we offer a range of tools to give a smooth start to the semester.
One of the latest innovations in educational technology in recent years is the touch tablet computer. Many students are transitioning from laptop computers to devices like the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy, and school curricula are starting to include them in various ways as well. But those with limited arm strength and movement find it difficult to hold a tablet and touch the screen with the other hand. The Tab Grabber Tablet Computer Wheelchair Holder connects to your wheelchair and functions as an extra arm to hold your tablet for you. The arm is flexible and the holder rotates 360 degrees two ways to provide the optimal viewing angle.
While technology is advancing rapidly, sometimes we still find ourselves needing to use good old pen and paper. We offer a multitude of writing tools for those dealing with arthritis, hand weakness and other issues.
The EZ Grip Adroit Gel Pen features a dynamic, comfortable grip designed to reduce the amount of pressure needed to write. Priced reasonably, this pen glides easily across the page and comes hand-made with a special acrylic marble art design. No two designs are the same. The pen also features a stylus for use with computer touch screens, phones and organizers.
Another writing solution is the Steady Write Pen, a pen with a triangular, solid base to help guide and stabilize the hand while writing.
While writing papers for school, it is often necessary to refer back to our books. Those with limited arm and hand use find it near impossible to hold open a book and type or write at the same time. We have many fine book holders, including the handy Hold-and-Read Page Holders. While hardback books often stay open by themselves, paperback books tend to flop over and close. The Hold-and-Read Page Holders hold back the pages tightly.
Finally, your back-to-school shopping is never complete without a good pair of scissors. The Mounted Table Top Scissors sits flat on the table and offers stability and leverage to those who cannot use traditional scissors.
If you are encountering obstacles with your disability when it comes to school assignments, don’t work against yourself. Save time with our adaptive solutions.