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  1. Assistive Technology for Cooking By: Holly Corson, MOTS Mike ANDREWS, MOTS and Jessica KENNEDY, MOTS Presented April 16, 2010

  2. Culinary Assistive Technology • Assistive technology in the kitchen is used to increase independence for individuals with many different needs. • The needs addressed here include: • Vision • Safety • Holding and Grasping

  3. Assistive Technology for Vision • Oversized Timer • $19.95 • 9 inch diameter • 1 inch raised numbering • Longest ring of any timer • Can be mounted on the wall or left on counter

  4. Assistive Technology for Vision • Color coded measuring cups and spoons • $3.50 or less • Sturdy • Contrasting and raised lettering

  5. Vision • Braille Salt and Pepper Shakers • $9.95 • Raised letters and Braille below ridge

  6. Vision • Talking Timer and clock • $9.95 • Built in stand to prop on desk or table • Choice of 6 different alarm sounds

  7. Vision • Tactile Microwave Oven • $119.95 • Turntable and removable glass tray • Soft touch electronic sensor controls • Written and cassette instructions included

  8. Vision • Talking Digital Thermometer • $28.95 • Clear voice • Great reading in seconds • Activates with the touch of a button

  9. Vision • Electric Fry Pan with Tactile dial • $33.85 • Easily select cooking temperature with tactile dial • Cooks without the use of a hot dangerous stove

  10. Safety • Heat shield Apron • $59.95 • Provides full coverage burn protection of body and clothes

  11. Safety • Cut-resistant safety glove • $27.95 • Guards against accidental cuts • Great for slow healers • Offers a professional level of safety • Fits either hand

  12. Safety • Splatter Guard • $3.95 • Prevents grease from splashing user • Allows user to pour liquids without splashing

  13. Safety • The Tipper • $37.95 • Prevents hazardous handling of scalding hot water • Holds most any size tea pot or kettle • Easy to clean

  14. Safety • Push and Pull Stick • $12.95 • Kitchen helper for those with limited range of motion • Push/pull hot oven racks or use as a reacher

  15. Safety and Grip • Apple Divider • $11.99 • Core and slice apples and pears with ease • Raised handles provide clearance between hands and table

  16. Safety and Grip • Nonslip Mats • $.99 • Provides nonslip surface for mixing bowls, pots and plates • Not heat resistant • Can be rolled up to make oversized handles

  17. Holding and Grasping • Utensil Hand Clip • $9.95 • Spring action hand clip fits around hand with utensil in hand • Can be used with forks, knives and spoons

  18. Holding and Grasping • Rocker Knife • $17.95 • Cuts food by rocking back and forth • Comfortable handle made to fit hands • Dishwasher safe • Can be resharpened

  19. Holding and Grasping • Electric Can Opener and Knife Sharpener • $14.99 • Can open cans up to 6 1/2 inches • Built in manual knife sharpener

  20. Holding and Grasping • Easi-Grip Carving Knife • $12.95 • Built at 90 degree angle to keep hand and wrist in stress free position • Dishwasher safe • “Soft feel” plastic comfortable in either hand

  21. Holding and Grasping • Three openers in one • $4.95 • Opens plastic and metal twist off containers • Opens bottles • Opens tab-top cans

  22. Holding and Grasping • Helping Hand Cutting Board • $24.95 • Holds food in place for easier cutting with two pins • Suction cup foot pads hold cutting board in place

  23. Holding and Grasping • Cutting Board with Pivot Knife • $49.95 • Suction cup foot pads hold cutting board in place • Knife can be removed for cleaning and sharpening

  24. Holding and Grasping • Slip on Handle • $4.95 • Adds 1 3/8 inch diameter • Can be used to grip a variety of items from utensils to toothbrushes

  25. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRYFWa-vNFw All devices shown in the video can be found on the oxo.com site where devices following universally designed items can be purchased.

  26. Assistive Technology in Video • Salad Spinner • $49.99 • Easy, one-handed motion • Clear lid • Soft, non-slip knob • Non-slip base

  27. Holding and Grasping • Salad Chopper With Bowl • $24.99 • Stainless steel blades • Chopper has soft, non-slip handle • Bowl rim serves as grip

  28. Assistive Technology in Video • Corn Stripper • $12.99 • Strips corn kernels off cobs • Kernels collect in a ½-cup container • Stainless steel blade • Non-slip grips

  29. Assistive Technology in Video • Seal and Store Rotary Grater • $14.99 • Soft, comfortable handle • Silicone seal for storage

  30. Universal Design • Many of the products that we have shown can be used by people with and without disabilities • By creating products with universal design in mind the people who use these products will be viewed as being less different by others

  31. Always search for options before you buy • We will give you a minute to click on • Google.com • And search for color coded measuring cups • Then come back to the webinar

  32. References • (2010). Retrieved April 6, 2010, from Maxiaids.com : http://www.maxiaids.com/store/ProdList.asp?idCategory=385&idstore=5&category=Cooking • (2010). Retrieved April 6, 2010, from OXO Tools You Hold On To: http://www.oxo.com/oxoHome.jsp • (2010). Retrieved April 6, 2010, from Indepdent Living Aids : http://www.independentliving.com/ • (2008). Navigating the Kitchen . Retrieved April 6, 2010, from myOptumHealth.com: http://www.myoptumhealth.com/portal/Information/item/Assistive+Kitchen+and+Eating+Devices+fo?archiveChannel=Home%2FArticle&clicked=true