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Adapted Scissors

As a young girl, Zebreda had fond memories of working with an occupational therapist at school. One project was to adapt a pair of scissors so she could cut paper independently. In this video, Zebreda tells the story of how they conceived, constructed, tweaked and came up with the perfect adaptation. And wait till you find out how Zebreda uses that pair of scissors today!

Remember, assistive technology can be any item, piece of equipment, or product, whether bought off the shelf, modified, or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities—and for that matter, anyone else.