Simply cut a hole in a tennis ball to slip a pen through, or wrap a washcloth and ponytail holder around a pencil to make these items easier to grip. These modifications would be helpful for those who have poor grip strength or for those who experience pain when holding a pen, such as in cases of arthritis. $1 or less
DIY Sensory Blocks - a wonderful sensory toy for your little one, but wouldn't they be GREAT in speech therapy? Close your eyes, touch, now describe how it feels. Use your best vocabulary words for describing!
This is an awesome invention done by an Occupational Therapist. This could be used by someone who had core and back strength but limited ability to use their arms. This device creates a hands free way of transporting items throughout the house. This device is homemade and uses two sheets.
DIY Pencil Grip! Use a clothespin to help assist children in holding pencils correctly. Grip the clothespin in palm of hand. Wrap last 3 fingers around the pin. Use index and thumb to guide the pencil.
The NoBow ShoeTie – a simple device! Any lace up shoe can be tied quickly and easily using only one hand! Pinned by OTtoolkit.com. Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics.