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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

something invented

an element or a component in a decorative composition

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an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)

an emblematic design (especially in heraldry)

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In their research of 27 visually impaired men and women employed in diverse occupations and using adaptive devices to perform the duties of their respective jobs, Liebman and Ryder (1987) report that all of their subjects stated that they could not work up to maximum potential without their adaptive devices.
Participants simulated different disabilities and then had the opportunity to use various adaptive devices to perform different tasks.
In adaptive driver training programs, learners are advised about adaptive devices that can enhance safe operation of vehicles.
The funds may be used to cover expenses such as: transportation; food assistance; respite; housing assistance; adult daycare programs; utility payment; adaptive devices, such as ramps, bath benches and grab bars; home repairs; or support for other basic necessities.
United Spinal is seeking businesses that specialize in vehicle and hand controls, therapeutic and bathroom equipment, urological suppliers, scooters, wheelchairs, adaptive devices, contractors, ramp companies and other disability-related products and services.
As the veterans recuperate in hospitals, officials from Achilles visit them and give them the option of learning to use specialized adaptive devices, like hand cycles, for the competitions.
For cognitive impairment, review the plan of care for appropriate interventions such as cueing, task segmentation, use of adaptive devices, and special programming.
The information in this brochure is based on the experiences of driver rehabilitation specialists and other professionals who work with individuals who require adaptive devices for their motor vehicles.
The client stated in the open meeting that she knew what special adaptive devices she needed, but was required to go to a distant Texas city some 450 miles from her home to be "fitted" for the equipment.
Such expenses may include: transportation; food assistance; respite; housing assistance; adult daycare programs; utility payment; adaptive devices, such as ramps, bath benches and grab bars; home repairs; or support for other basic necessities.
Those faces are young children who require adaptive devices to run, climb and play with their classmates.
As effective with veteran staff as it is with new staff, the game reinforces physical, social, financial, spiritual and emotional aspects of aging; common conditions of aging; adaptive devices and treatment available to retain independence; tips to aging gracefully or to helping others do so; and long-term care and advanced planning options.
However, if a child with a disability has difficulty using these methods, there are many different adaptive devices and software which can replace them.
At this juncture, consultation involving an interdisciplinary team including the physician, rehabilitation counselor, vocational evaluator, and rehabilitation engineer/technologist is essential to determine the type of work that an individual can realistically do, and the types of adaptive devices and accommodations that might be useful (Scheinberg et al.
The mission of Wheelchairs 4 Kids is to improve the lives of children with limited mobility by providing wheelchairs, ramps and other adaptive devices.
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