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Cup Holder

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The Cup Holder is a wheelchair cup, glass, mug, or can holder designed to allow individuals who do not have the use of their hands to drink through a straw from his/her own cup without assistance. The plastic adjustable cup cradle is fixed to the top of a 10 mm stainless steel rod. The rod is mounted onto the wheelchair arm with a plastic connector. The cradle has two openings on either side for a mug handle and will accommodate a wide variety of drinking containers, allowing the user to use a personalized cup. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: Designed for a quadriplegic that need assistance to drink. The cup holder was conceived by Fred O'Kelly to allow these individuals to take a drink whenever they please, giving them greater independence.

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08/10/2003
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Tetra Society Of North America
Tetra Society Of North America Organization Type: 
Public
The purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities. Volunteer engineers, design technicians, and health professionals work one to one with their clients to make assistive aids or modifications to their environments.
Address: 
Email address: info@tetrasociety.org
Phone: 877-688-8762
Fax: 604-688-6463
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
604-688-6464
Web Address: 
http://www.tetrasociety.org
Tags: 
Vocational Management, Recreation, Personal Care, Home Management, Computers
 
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