Get a grip

28th April 2000 at 01:00
A new aid for gripping pens, pencils, paintbrushes or toothbrushes has been produced by a small Glasgow company. Grippit 2000 consists of two flexible plastic rings, the larger one is placed on the thumb or finger, the smaller on the item to be gripped. Theaid, which has been tested by occupational therapists and children with special needs, is available in three sizes. A pack of three costs pound;5.99, from Saracen Products, 211 Saracen Street, Glasgow G22 5JN, tel 0141 336 2200,

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