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.

Click on the link to purchase the device used in this video:
Sungrace Metal Collar and Button Extenders https://amzn.to/2litjyW

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


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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