Button a Shirt with One Hand

What are Button Extenders & How to Use Them

Button a Shirt with One Hand – In this video Cindy, PT with Adaptive Equipment Corner demonstrates how to use a button extender. Button extenders are helpful for someone who is having difficulty with fastening buttons on a dress shirt or pants because they may not have sufficient strength or use of their hand, thumb or index finger for dressing activities.

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Check out the related video links below for assistive devices useful for help with dressing:

What is a Button Hook and How to Use it: https://youtu.be/YOXCvMKrZN4

Help with Dressing Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdJmtIfUxx4dAAXroZOn8ca9V9xwrN3cb

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How did AECorner come to be?

One of our goals at Adaptive Equipment Corner is to raise public awareness of all types of adaptive equipment available. Therefore, as therapist we have witnessed the life-altering changes the right piece of equipment can mean for an individual’s independence.

What is a Featured Product?

All of our videos highlight a featured product that will bring viewers a sense of independence. Besides raising public awareness, our videos train the viewer on the correct techniques for using the product safely. Additionally, each video includes a written form of all verbal instructions the viewer may need to use the product safely. Therefore, please contact us if you have additional questions.  Leave us a message on our Contact page or click HERE.

How is the Featured Product page set up?

First of all, we listed all product videos by room such as kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. Also, we listed equipment by functionality such as mobility, dressing, and daily living.

How to Use Featured Product Pages:

Now, let’s find the video featuring your product. It’s easy! To begin, look at the top of the page for “AECorner’s Featured Products”. Next, click on the name of the room or the kind of product you want to learn about. Finally, click on the picture of the product. As a result, clicking on the picture will redirect you to that an affiliate page.


These videos are for informational purposes only. We recommend that you consult with your physician and local physical or occupational therapist to be evaluated for your adaptive equipment needs.


Button a Shirt with One Hand

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