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Eating Apparatus

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The Eating Apparatus is a mechanical feeder designed to assist individuals with little arm strength or muscle control to feed themselves. This motorized feeding arm consists of a steel track, a forearm support for the right arm, and a 12-volt car window motor. The device is controlled by a remote switch which is operated by the left hand. The feeding aid attaches to a table-like surface with a C-clamp. PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT: This device was designed by John Duffus for an individual with very little motor ability and muscle control. The user needed a device that would help her feed herself, without the aid of an attendant.

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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
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Vocational Management, Recreation, Personal Care, Home Management, Computers