The Nimble is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, upper extremity, or grasping disabilities. The Nimble is a one-finger package opener designed to open boxes and plastic package goods. The device is designed with a special blade that cuts through plastic and paper with ease. This device is lightweight, portable and can fit in a regular standard bag.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable individuals with cognitive disabilities to open video reel cartons. This small tool undoes the tabs of the cartons that have to be reversed for recycling. The tool is a metal blade with small teeth at either end which can be hooked under the folded carton tabs to undo them without damaging the carton. The tool is equipped with a wide wooden handle to accommodate users with limited manual dexterity. TITLE: Making Work Easy. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 12