INNOVATION & GADGETS

Grabber

Amputee

TOM: Tikkun Olam Makers

Mobility and independence

Born without arms, Kim struggles to grab objects outside of her reach. Kim is extremely independent and works full time as an administrative assistant. This simple and elegant mouth-controlled mechanical Grabber designed at the Bay Area Makeathon extends her mobility and independence. Since the Makeathon, the Grabber has been adapted to various uses such as: typing on a laptop, playing chess, gardening, operating puppets and more…

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