Oval-8 finger splints stabilize and align the PIP and DIP joints. With a simple turn of the splint, each Oval-8 finger splint can be used six different ways to treat tendon or ligament injuries, protect healing fractures, control unstable joints, prevent contractures and more.
The ADJUSTABLE UNIVERSAL CUFF is a simple device that allows those with limited finger/hand dexterity and strength to hold and manipulate objects easily. The D ring strap adjusts to fit any hand comfortably allowing for greater independence. From ActiveForever.com for $10.95
For a really good -sensory- fine-motor -motor - control activity, take these materials: cheap shampoo with color, bead, large zip lock and a maze to the child's ability. Put the zip lock over the maze! This activity is also very useful for a child who is just learning motor control to stay in spaces. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
My school’s occupational therapist is amazing, and she shared this tip with me last year. You can give a child a cotton ball or small ball to hold with their middle, ring, and pinky fingers. This way those fingers have a job and they are less likely to creep up the pencil. Once those three fingers are holding the ball, the pointer and thumb can take control of the pencil.
SlipLift Pants Aid from Homecraft Unique and simple device that assists in applying underwear, independently. The SlipLift enables those that have difficulty reaching to the floor, gather the underwear up to the knees. Lightweight and easy to use.