10 Adaptive Tools for Special Populations
Adaptive tools can be used to help teach art to people with disabilities. Like Blick’s egg handled brushes can be used for students who have a harder time with thinner art supplies or have trouble gripping supplies due to less developed fine motor skills or impaired hand movements. On the right is a homemade version (found on Pinterest without a working link to the source)
For one of my grad classes, we had to come up with and share 10 low-tech adaptive art tools that a student with a disability might use. Adaptive art tools help those with disabilities enhance and sustain functional capabilities. They had to be made from cheap materials or things that we already had. I know art teachers everywhere create/use them, but I didn’t find any resources listing ideas, so I am posting mine here! Hopefully someone finds them useful!