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I work at a habilitation center for adults with developmental disabilities. My current project is to improve the arm coordination of a woman, mid 30s, who is wheelchair bound and has extensive brain damage from infancy. She favors the use of her right arm and I am supposed to help her to do exercises which require the use of both arms at the same time, to prepare her for her next challenge which will be to eventually get her using both hands to push herself in her wheelchair (instead of going in circles.) She has almost no individual finger dexterity but does have a strong grip. She cannot speak and knows very minimal sign language (hungry, eat, angry, etc.) She understands more than she can communicate, but doesn't follow instructions well or focus on one thing for very long. She has $300 which I can use to purchase tools/equipment. It can be new or used. What products should I buy?

Posted By Stephanie on February 24, 2011 at 22:01:23:

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