Functional Hand Universal Handle

The Functional Hand Universal Handle is an adapted holder ergonomically designed to support the anatomy of the hand. The unique design holds a variety of objects for multiple everyday tasks in the horizontal or vertical orientation. The Functional Hand Universal Handle securely holds objects of varied shapes and sizes and prevents slippage. This universal cuff assists grasping for users of all ages with hand disabilities or impairments. Invented by an occupational and physical therapist, this easy-to-use device supports active use regardless of the user’s grasp abilities, hand weakness, or impairment. This adapted holder can be used with pens, pencils, crayons, markers, stylus, straws, cups, bingo markers, toothbrushes, water bottles, eating utensils, and more. For children who have difficulty with muscle tone, movement, and motor skills, and who may lack the hand control to hold writing utensils, the holder allows increased participation in learning activities. For users with decreased motor skills who lack the hand control to access an electronic device such as an augmentative communication device, iPad, tablet, or phone, this holder can help. The Functional Hand Universal Handle holds a variety of items for everyday tasks. The Functional Hand Universal Handle Specifications: Holds: Items as narrow in diameter as a toothpick (1/8 inch in diameter) and as wide as a water bottle (8 inches in circumference or 2.5 inches in diameter). Materials: PLA (Polylactic acid), a bioplastic, considered to be biodegradable and eco-friendly. The cord is an elastic shock cord. Measures: 5 inches in length, 1.5 inches at its widest point on the top, and the handle is 3-5/8 inches in circumference at the largest point. Made in: USA. Care: Dishwasher safe.