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Gadgets for Disabled Hands

Here at Active Hands, our aim has always been to improve people’s quality of life and encourage independence. We’ve done this by creating products that remove disability related barriers, giving the user access to equipment, apparatus and tools that they may have struggled with otherwise. We like to think that by offering these unique gadgets for disabled hands, we are helping people all over the world to overcome obstacles, increase their confidence and reach their potential.

We stock a wide range of products for people with disabilities that limit hand function including spinal cord injury, limb difference, stroke and arthritis. You can filter our shop by disability and activity to find the ideal grip solution for you. Check out some of our top gadgets for disabled hands below…

Kitchen and Eating Gadgets for Disabled Hands


Nimble - one finger package opener opening ham packet. Adaptive kitchen equipment. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, stroke and more.

The Nimble is a handy tool for getting into food packaging like plastic packets and microwave meals, it’s also great for getting into parcels and is super handy for crafting too.

Giraffe Hands-Free Bottle

The giraffe bottle's long neck puts your drink where you want it

Giraffe Bottles are ideal for attaching to a wheelchair or having at your bedside. The straw will stay in position so you can take a sip whenever you need, without having to ask for help.

Palm Peeler

A carrot is being peeled with the palm peeler

Peel fruit and vegetables with ease, pop your finger through the loop and the Peeler sits in your palm.

Cutlery with Loops

a knife, fork and spoon with loops for your finger and thumb, to help you hold them, are sat on a red storage pouch

Reduced hand function can make cutting and picking up food with cutlery quite tricky. This Looped Cutlery is held in place with rings and pushes down on your hand allowing you to cut with ease.

Personal Care Gadgets for Disabled Hands

Relying on the help of others for personal care is a really big frustration for so many people with disabilities. Active Hands know that gaining independence in this area is a key focus for many people. And we have a range of gadgets to help.

1-up Hair Tie

The 1 up hair tie is a one-handed method of creating a ponytail

Designed to help those with use of one hand put their hair in a ponytail. The 1-up Hair Tie is one of our bestsellers.

Glove Pilot

Once your hand is in the glove you can remove the glove pilot

Putting your gloves on and getting your fingers in the right holes is a tricky task with reduced hand function – try the Glove Pilot and keep your hands warm this winter!

Table Top Nail Clippers

Table-top push-down nail clippers. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, stroke and more.

These Table Top Nail Clippers make cutting your nails independently possible.


Zubits magnetic laces . Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, stroke and more.

Zubits are magnetic shoe laces.  They’re perfect for children and adults who struggle to do up their laces with limited hand function!

Daily Living Gadgets for Disabled Hands

Getting out and about with a disability can be daunting, at Active Hands we’re here to help lessen the challenges of daily life with our range of simple solutions to some of the daily struggles that come with reduced hand function.  

Sixth Digit 2

the sixth digit 2 stylus works well on touch screens

The Sixth Digit 2 is a wearable stylus designed to be used to type and tap touchscreens, keyboards and tablets. Perfect if you have limited finger dexterity!

Push Gloves

push gloves braking against push rim

Designed for those who brake with their wrists, these Push Gloves help you get where you’re going, efficiently and safely. 

EazyHold Straps

eazyhold straps laid out all holding items

EazyHold Straps are a versatile grip solution for holding things like toys, hair brushes and pens and pencils.

Card Holder

Hand holding card holder with cards fanned out. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, stroke and more.

Change the game with our Card Holder for reduced hand function – hold and fan up to 14 cards without showing your opponent your hand!

These are just a sample from our wide range of products. You can see all of our gadgets for disabled hands in our shop.

Gareth Herridge