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Adapting a toy for a single switch workshop

I  recently had the opportunity to do a workshop for Seneca PS in Toronto.  Two of Sunny View’s Ed Asst’s (Rita and Shami) helped me out.  We had 15 participants and each one wired a toy and kept it for their classroom.  … Continue reading

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Adapted 2 wheeler bike

I have finally finished the adaptations on a 2 wheeler.  The student’s left leg was going into abduction and would fall out to the side when he was pedalling. You could see that it was bothering him as he would hold … Continue reading

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Adapted musical instruments

These instruments have been adapted for use on a wheelchair tray.  The upper wood bar is removable to drum on the lower bar or the upper instrument.  This would be good for a student who may only have the use … Continue reading

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Marker holders and adapted paint brushes

For lots of our kids, holding a marker in their hand and drawing is not an option.  Hand over hand has become the norm.  These 2 marker holders give some independence to students by enabling them to move a marker … Continue reading

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Ipads, ipads, ipads, everywhere you look!

This is a link to a youtube video of the ipad cases that I make.  This one was made for a child who already had a communication device and a mount so I reproduced the mount on the back of the case so … Continue reading

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Fun with the camera

This is a case I made for my little point and shoot camera.  In  the lid there is a small piece of glue stick I have glued to the top of the lid that corresponds to the button you push … Continue reading

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Communication and Art

Here a carpeted board has been added to the armrests of a child’s walker.  This encourages them to keep their head up and to communicate with people they see while moving about the school.  The communication button is velcroed onto … Continue reading

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Adapted pedals for bikes

This is an adapted foot pedal for a child who is unable to keep their foot on a pedal.  The pedal is enlarged by bolting on a wooden cutout of the sole of their shoe.  I then added an ankle hugger … Continue reading

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Some other older stuff!

This is a juice box holder made of plastic wood.  They can also be custom made to hold a specific cup a child may be using.  The base on these are oversize so that they can be clamped onto a … Continue reading

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Late Friday night…..

I have finally figured out how to add the picture to the header and am now working on adding pictures to the posts.  I hope to include a lot of pics so you can see what I am doing.  I … Continue reading

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