West Virginia Assistive Technology System

Low Cost, Low Tech

This document is a flyer designed to show people low cost/low tech solutions for everyday living.  You can view the information below or download and print the actual flyer.   

Kitchen

       
  • Jar Pop

           

    Opens vacuum seals on jars with just a little leverage. $4

       
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  • Weighted Rocking Knife

           

    Uses a rocking   motion to cut food   and requires little   arm strength. $10

       
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  • Utensil Holder

           

    Easy to clean webbing with a utensil pocket. Adjusts by a VELCRO fastener. $8

       
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  • Ulu Knife

           

    The stainless steel blade and easy grip wooden handle make the Ulu Knife an excellent cutting tool. $18

       
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  • Vegetable Gloves

           

    Instantly remove dirt from vegetables - easier than peeling! $5

       
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Health Care   

       
  • Prescription Label Magnifier

           

    Magnify the small but important text on prescription bottles with this handy magnifier. $6

       
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  • Daily Pill Box

           

    Great for someone who takes many pills and vitamins once a day. $1

       
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  • Magnified Tablet Cutter

           

    Makes tablet twice as big and pushes the stainless steel blade onto it. $6

       
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Getting Around   

       
  • Car Caddie

           

    This portable handle offers you stability and ease when getting in or out of a car, van or truck. $17

       
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  • Ice Grip Cane Attachment

           

    Makes it safer to walk on slippery surfaces like icy and snow covered sidewalks by providing additional traction. $4

       
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  • Walker Glides/Skis

           

    Let your walker glide easily over a variety of surfaces like carpet and sidewalks. $19

       
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Home

       
  • EZ Hang-up

           

    Get rid of telemarketing calls! Works with one press of a button. $7

       
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  • Plug Ejector

           

    The Plug Ejector allows you to remove plugs with the push of a lever. $7

       
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  • Pop-up Tape Dispense

           

    Handy strips of tape at your fingertips. Precut 2" strips pop up one at a time. $7

       
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  • Great Grips

           

    Lets you twist door knobs or round faucets with less effort. $4

       
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  • Personal Door Knob Alarm

                   

    Hang on your door and the alarm will sound if anything touches the door. $10

       
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  • Light Switch Extender

           

    Great for people who use wheelchairs, toddlers and others who cannot reach the light switch. $5

       
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  • Plug Puller

           

    Provides an oversized handle to help you plug in or unplug cords. $8

       
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  • Big Lamp Switch

           

    Easy to see, grip and turn for those who have difficulty with small knobs. $6

       
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  • Lever Handle Converter

           

    Snaps on and makes it easier to turn your door knob. $18

       
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  • Universal Turner

           

    Turns knobs, faucets, valves and keys for people with arthritis. $9

       
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  • Thermostat Snap-On

           

    Increases the size of the temperature setting on a thermostat to almost 2x their size. Snaps easily onto any Honeywell thermostat. $12

       
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  • Big Button Phone

           

    See your incoming calls. Large numbers make it easy for dialing $15

       
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Lighting

       
  • Press on Lights

           

    Battery operated lights which fix to walls or surfaces for instant lighting-just push down to switch on. $4

       
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  • Touch Lamp Converter

           

    Turn your lamp on and off with the touch of a finger. Touch any metal part of the lamp, even the electrical cord, for 3 levels of brightness. $15

       
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  • Voice Activated Dimmer Switch

           

    Works by voice control instead of clapping, obeying your commands with whatever phrase you teach it. $20

       
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  • Wireless Light Control

           

    Turn lamps on before entering the house. Control outdoor Christmas lighting from inside the house. Perfect for any plug-in lamp, stereo or other small appliances. $18

       
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  • Cordless Stick-Up Bulb

           

    Light up your closets, stairwells, or anywhere else that you need light. $10

       
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  • Night Light

           

    Avoid tripping over obstacles or locate an exit without turning on a major light. $1

       
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  • Glow Light Switch Plates

           

    Charges with daylight or artificial light and glows all night long. $5

       
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Bath

       
  • Back Scrubber

           

    This little wonder makes it easy to scrub your entire body by yourself. $13

       
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  • Toothpaste Tube Squeeze

           

    Use on toothpaste, lotion, cream, adhesive and ointment tubes. Helps to keep tubes tidy and neat while ensuring you get every last drop of product. $3

       
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  • Hand-held Shower

           

    Sit or lie in a shower or tub and rinse with ease. $19

       
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In the Garden

       
  • Trench Foot

           

    Makes digging easier, just slip the Trench Foot over the handle of your shovel. $10

       
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  • Plant Tie Tape

           

    Plant tie tape is ideal for flowers, vines, tomatoes and vegetables. $4

       
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  • Easy Grip Cultivator

           

    The offset handle on the Easy Grip Cultivator provides a more natural and comfortable grip. Offset handle is angled vertically for better leverage. $8

       
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  • Rachet Pruner

           

    Power-multiplying rachet action for easy cutting. $12

       
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Just for Fun

       
  • Bingo Cards

           

    Large easy to read numbers. Cards come in different types so you can continue to yell "BINGO" for years to come. $3

         
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  • Big Number Cards

           

    Bold letters and numbers make playing card games easy for everyone. $3

       
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  • Reflective Slap Bands

           

    Slap it on when you walk out the door to walk the dog or stroll around the neighborhood. $19

         
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  • Magnetic Jewelry Clasp

           

    The Magnetic Jewelry Clasp attaches to the existing clasp-just pull to remove jewelry. $3

       
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For more information about the items shown call WVATS at: 800-841-8436