---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a bowl that slopes to be easily used by individuals who have upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, such as trembling hands, or arthritis. The 30-degree Slope is a bowl specifically designed for individuals with trembling hands who have difficulty holding a cup and saucer with a steady hand. The bowl is designed to tilt at a 30-degree angle so that an individual can access the contents of the bowl without having to worry about hand
The ABLEWARE Scoop Dish with Lid is a partitioned plate designed for use by children and adults with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This microwave- and dishwasher-safe dish features a lid and three separate compartments, two that hold up to 6.75 ounces and one that holds 12.6 ounces. The dish can accommodate liquid, pureed, or solid foods without spilling or having the separated foods overflow into the other compartments. The high walls between the sections also act as bumpers to assi
Stay Bowl is a non-skid bowl with handle designed for users who have difficulty eating due to upper body or upper extremity control. Ergonomic, soft-feel handle balances and stabilizes the bowl on the table while simultaneously providing support to the upper body enabling a more controlled movement of food to the mouth. Lifting rim, opposite the handle, provides extra stabilization when lifting and transporting the bowl. Spouts on both sides of the bowl allow for controlled flow of liquid from t
The Activity Tray is a height adjustable tray designed for use by people with upper extremity, fine motor, grasping or neurological disabilities or conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy or Parkinson's. Made of rugged ABS, the Activity Tray can be set at any of 4 available heights by pulling the easy-open handle. The tray has two recessed cutouts for placing mugs or cups and can be used to place food and drink closer to a person's mouth. The Activity Tray can be reversed so that
Egg Cup, model HA-4265, is a dish with a suction base designed for one hand use by individuals who have had strokes or who have upper extremity amputations or disabilities or use of only one hand. This egg cup has a suction disc to keep the cup in place for one-handed eating. DIMENSIONS: External diameter is 47 millimeters. WEIGHT: 55 grams.
The Freedom Dinnerware Desert Bowl is a non-skid bowl designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This bowl sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface. The bowl screws onto the pad (similar to a jam-jar lid) and the bowl can be washed in a dishwasher (top shelf), while the non-skid no spill vacuum pad can be hand washed and dried. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: White
The Freedom Dinnerware Soup Bowl is a non-skid bowl designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities. The bowl is high sided and screws onto the Freedom Pad. Users can free themselves with no danger of the bowl moving or tipping over. It comes complete with the removable non-skid, no-spill vacuum pad. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 1.75 x 6 inches. COLOR: White.
The Freedom Scoop Plate is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This plate has a high rear wall to assist in pushing food onto utensils. This dish includes the Freedom vacuum pad, and the plate screws onto the pad like a jam jar lid. With the pad in place, the plate sticks solidly to any smooth table or work surface and it is virtually impossible to lift or move. To remove the pad simply lift up any corner to rel
The GripWare Partitioned Scoop Dish (also known as the Divided Scoop Dish) is a partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities. This melamine plate is divided into three sections with partitions to aid in moving food onto utensils. This dish is institutional dishwasher safe but should not be microwaved. DIMENSIONS: This plate is 8.75 inches in diameter with 0.75-inch high partitions.
The GripWare Scoop Dish is a plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities. This slanted melamine plate has a lip to aid in moving food onto utensils. A groove in the lip helps hold utensils. This dish is institutional dishwasher safe but should not be microwaved. DIMENSIONS: This plate is 9 inches in diameter.
The Hi-Lo Dish, model PC 1429, is a high side dish designed to keep food on the plate and to assist persons with upper extremity disabilities in guiding the food on to utensils. The melamine plastic dish features non-skid feet on the base and is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The dish is 7.75 in diameter. The entry wall is .5 inch high and one-half of the dish is surrounded by a 1.75 inch high vertical wall.
The High Sided Divided Dish, model 1432, is a high side dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Features include a lid and section dividers with high sides for easy scooping. The dish is freezer-to microwave safe and also dish washable at top rack level. DIMENSIONS: The dish is 10 inches in diameter. The sides are 1.75 inches high and the section dividers are 7/8 inches high.
The High-Sided Dish, model 1430, is a high side dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of Melanie plastic this dish features high walls to aid in pushing food on utensils and a non-skid bottom surface to prevent plate from slipping. DIMENSIONS: 7.75 inches in diameter with 1.75 inch sides.
The Keep Warm Dish, model 16T174A is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or eating disabilities or spinal cord injury. The dish is designed to keep food warm throughout the course of the meal. Hot water is poured into the bottom chamber through a plastic funnel and the dish holds 22 ounces of food. The dish is not microwave safe, but it is dishwasher safe when placed on a top rack. DIMENSIONS: (HxW): 2 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds.
The Keep Warm Dish, model HA-4247, is a food warmer dish designed for use by individuals who require extra time to finish a meal. This dish assures that food will be hot throughout the course of the meal. The plate is kept warm by filling a chamber beneath it with hot water. The dish is dishwasher safe and includes a funnel. DIMENSIONS: 303 millimeters diameter. WEIGHT: 360 grams.
The Keep-Warm Dish, model F74521, is a food warmer dish designed for individuals who take a little longer to finish a meal. The device consists of a bowl-shaped chamber with a plate lid with high sides. The chamber is filled with hot water which surrounds the lid dish and keeps food warm. The warmer features a port hole to add or drain water, and two handles on the sides. CAPACITY: Dish lid holds 22 ounces of food. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 8 inches in diameter WEIGHT: 2 pounds when filled with water.
The Large Scoop Bowl, model HA-4248, is a scoop bowl designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, stroke, or upper extremity or neurological disabilities. The large molded side to this bowl accommodates individuals who have difficulty getting food on the utensils, and a non-slip suction cup to keep the bowl in place. DIMENSIONS: Bowl is 78 millimeters high and 150 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 110 grams.
Melamine Scooper Dishes are designed for use by persons with limited upper extremity muscle control or with use of only one hand. These dishes have contoured lips to help in scooping food onto utensils. The oval shaped dishes are dishwasher safe, made of break-resistant melamine, and feature decorator patterns. The dishes are available with or without self-adhesive Skidtrol non-skid neoprene foam. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 6 x 5.5 (Scooper Bowl), 7.5 inches x 6 inches (Medium Dish), and10 inches x 8 i
The Melaware Eating Aids Plate and Dinner Plate are plastic scoop dishes designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand or with limited manual strength and coordination to put food on utensils. The plates are oval-shaped, with a tall lip on one side to help push food the utensil, and a large flange on the other side to help prevent spills. Two sizes are available: a dinner plate and a smaller sandwich plate. DIMENSIONS: Dinner Plate (no. H74513-0002) is 8 x 11 inches; smaller Plate
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To create a weighted bowl designed to stay in place to prevent spilling and overturning for children with upper extremity, motor coordination disabilities such as cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injuries during meal times.
MATERIALS USED: Bowl with raised bottom, several pennies, glue or tape, large plastic container top, such as one used on a platter of food purchased in a grocery store
1. Turn the bowl upside down and place the pen
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with upper extremity disabilities or tremors, spinal cord injury, or use of one hand to dine independently. Included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making a non-slip dish from a standard bowl. Apply a small amount of silicone bathroom tub and tile sealant around the bottom of a bowl and smooth with a moistened finger. Set the bowl, right-side up, on a piece of pl
The Partitioned Scoop Dish model 1388, is a partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities. The scoop dish features a curved rim that act as a food guard partitioned to separate foods. Other features include two 4 ounce compartments and one 8 ounce compartment. The plate is latex free and dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The plate is 8 75 inches in diameter with .75 inch high dividers.
The ABLEWARE Pediatric Keep-Warm Dish is a food warmer dish designed for use by children who need additional time to finish a meal due to upper extremity or fine motor disabilities, as well as swallowing and eating disabilities. An inside chamber is filled with hot water to keep food warm; a plastic funnel is included to aid in filling the chamber. The plastic bowl holds six fluid ounces and is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (H x Diameter): 2.25 x 5.25 inches. WEIGHT: 0.175 pounds when
The Rolyan Revolving Partitioned Scoop Dish, model A7472 and model A7473,is a revolving partitioned plate designed for use by individuals with limited range of motion, visual disabilities or little or no coordination. The plate can be adjusted to turn 360 degrees in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction and features high-sided partitions to keep food separate and prevent spills. Model A747-2 has a flat base and model A747-3 features a wedge base design for use by individuals with li
The Round Scoop Dish, model 1544, is designed to assist people with upper extremity disabilities in getting food on to utensils. Made of extra-thick melamine plastic, the dish features a heavy-duty, reinforced rim and a non-skid base. A groove in the front lip may be used to rest utensils or as a location notch for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This dish is dishwasher safe up to 180 degrees. The dish contains no BPA, phthalates or latex. DIMENSIONS: The dish is 9 inches in diamet
The Scoop Dish, model 1546 & 154601, is a dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The dish features a raised, curved rim on one side to assist with getting food on utensils. The unbreakable, dishwasher-safe plastic dish also has non-skid rubber pads on the bottom to keep it in place. DIMENSIONS: 8 inches in diameter. COLORS: Model 1546 is yellow and model 1546-01 is ivory.
The Round Scoop Dish, model 555597), is a scoop bowl designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The dish features one side molded high with a curved rim to act as a food guard for people with eating difficulties. Other features include an unbreakable, dishwasher-safe bowl with a non-skid rubber base. DIMENSIONS: The dish is 8-inches in diameter. COLOR: Red.
The ROUND-UP PLATE is designed to keep food from sliding off. Similar to the INNER-LIP PLATE, it also features three suction cups to secure the plate. This plate, however, features a narrow rim on one side with a wide-based rim on the other. SIZE: 8 inches in diameter.
The Scoop Dish, model HA-4249, is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with use of one hand, who have had strokes, or who have upper extremity disabilities. The dish has a high back rim to accommodate individuals who have difficulty pushing food onto utensils. This dish also has a non-slip suction cup base to keep it in place while the user is eating. DIMENSIONS: 65 millimeters high x 303 millimeters in diameters. WEIGHT: 177 grams.
The Scoop Dish,models 1428 & 1435 is an oval scoop dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or those having use of only one hand. This molded plastic dish features a non-skid bottom with a high curved rim on one side and a low edge on the opposite side. The high curved rim acts as a food guard to eliminate spillage while the low edge provides easy access to food. The dish is dishwasher safe up to 180 degree Fahrenheit. SIZES: Small and large. DIMENSIONS: The sm
Round scoop dish. Molded plastic, dishwasher safe and latex free. Nonskid bottom. One side has a high curved rim that allows the food to plop on to the eating utensil. DIMENSIONS: 8 inch diameter. COLOR: Bright yellow or ivory.
The Scooper Bowl and the Scooper Plate are designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other upper extremity disabilities. The hemispherical bowl has a high return curve on one side to aid in scooping food onto utensils. A removable rubber ring on the base prevents the bowl from sliding during use. The bowl changes color when food is too hot. Made of heat-resistant plastic, the dishwasher-safe Scooper Plate (not shown) features a flat bottom, a high rim, and a reverse curve
The Scooper Bowl, model PC 1548, is a scoop bowl designed for use by persons with upper extremity disabilities. This bowl features high curved sides to guide food onto utensil and a non-skid vinyl base. DIMENSIONS: 4.5 inches in diameter. COLOR: Red.
The Scooper Dish is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Made of molded heat-resistant, dishwasher-safe plastic, this dish features a scoop edge that gently rises from front to back and a non-skid base. A contoured rim enables food to be trapped and pushed onto untensils. DIMENSIONS: 6.75 inches in diameter. COLOR: White.
The Scooper Dish is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity and eating disabilities. This plastic dish has a raised edge on one side to aid in moving food onto utensils. This dish has a rubber friction band on the bottom to hold the dish securely in place. DIMENSIONS: This plate is 8 inches in diameter. COLOR: White or yellow.
The Scooper Dish with Non-Skid Foam Base is a scoop dish designed for children and adults with limited muscle control in the upper extremities or the use of only one hand. The contoured lip can be used to push the food onto cutlery without it spilling out of the dish. The bottom of the dish has a non-skid base to keep it in place.
The Scooper Plate With Non Skid Base, model 16T175A, is a scoop dish designed for use by individuals with the use of one hand or other upper extremity or eating disabilities. This scoop dish is intended to be used as a combination plate and bowl. The contoured lip or rim can be used to push food onto cutlery. The dish is not recommended for dishwashers or microwaves. DIMENSIONS: (HxLxW): 1.75 x 6 x 7.5 inches.
The Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base is a scoop dish designed for us by children and adults with limited upper extremity muscle control or the use of only one hand. The high rim and reverse curve aid in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling. The bottom of the dish has a rubber suction base to prevent skidding and keeps the plate in place. DIMENSIONS: 6.75 inches in diameter
The Skidtrol Non-Skid Dinnerware is a set of non-skid plates and bowls designed to eliminate accidents caused by sliding dishes. These molded melamine plates, bowls, and cups have non-skid rings on the bottom to prevent sliding even on an incline. All pieces are dishwasher safe. Each piece is available separately: Dessert/Salad Plate (H74504-0001), Cereal Bowl (H74504-0003), 9-ounce Drinking Cup with Handle (H74505-0004), and 14-ounce Transparent Tumbler (H74504-0005). DIMENSIONS: Dessert plate
This set of two spill-proof bowls is designed for those with limited mobility. The bowls are designed in a way so that whatever is inside the bowl does not spill out of the bowl. The curved inner edge directs food back into the bowl or onto the user’s utensil.
The Taco Plate is a taco holder designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with upper extremity disabilities. Made of high-density plastic, these plates are divided into three sections; the largest section has three slots to hold soft or hard tacos upright for filling or easier eating. The remaining sections can be used for side dishes or condiments such as rice, beans or salsa. These oval plates are microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe. They are sold individually and in sets of
The Weighted Bowl is designed for those individuals with arthritis, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and other Central Nervous System disorders, as it is reduce the bowl’s movement while eating. Also, insulated to keep food warm/cold, a feature designed to help those who know it takes them longer to feed themselves. Also helpful to other illnesses, injuries, or disorders that cause tremors in the upper body/to the hands.