If you are one of those unique people with a penchant for Do-It-Yourself, jimmy-rigged, hybridized Macgyverisms, then ATEN‘s popular "PVC book" is the resource of choice. Reading this manual is fuel for a chorus of "Why didn‘t I think of that?"
Practical, Versatile, Cheap Assistive Technology Supports, Second Edition details simple innovations (constructed from furniture-grade PVC) that parents and educators can build to help children with a variety of tasks. Design favorites were the T-Bar and the Dual Easel.
Readers will be delighted to find important safety and materials tips, thorough directions and diagrams for more than fifteen devices, and a strong list of related resources. The newest edition of this DIY guide is available in PDF from the Assistive Technology Educational Network (ATEN) website.