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Mini-Easi-Grip® ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices

(Reference #MEG-1)
  • Two thirds of the size of standard Easi-Grip® Scissors
  • 30mm round ended stainless steel blade
  • In most cases can be used in either left or right hand

Price:  £3.75 (€5.44)Including VAT at 0%




Easi-Grip® ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices

(Reference #DPEG01)
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Continuous loop plastic handle automatically reopens the scissor when pressure is released
  • Operated by squeezing gently using thumb and fingers, or fingers and palm of the hand
  • Blade guard supplied for safety when the scissors are not in use


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Easi-Grip® StandPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices

(Reference #PES-1)
Can be used to convert Peta Easi-Grip® scissors into table-top scissors. Plastic base with rubber pad to prevent slipping.


Price:  £2.60 (€3.77)Including VAT at 0%




Long Loop Easi-Grip® ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Long Loop Easi-Grip Scissors
(Reference #DLEG01)
Features as for standard Peta Easi-Grip® scissors, additionally:
  • Long loop handle allows the strength of middle, ring and little finger to be used whilst the index finger is placed outside the loop and used for guidance
  • Alternatively for those with very limited movement fingers can be placed over the long loop
  • Blade guard supplied for safety when not in use


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Dual Control Training Scissors Peta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Dual Control Training Scissors
(Reference #DPTR-1)
  • The double loops on each handle allow a teacher and child to simultaneously complete the cutting action
  • The child uses the loops furthest from the blade, whilst the teacher uses the other loops to assist with any necessary control, force or guidance
  • Ideal for use with children with reduced grip strength, visual perceptual difficulties or tremor


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Long Loop ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Long Loop Scissors
(Reference #DLPR-1)
  • Long loop handle allows the strength of middle, ring and little finger to be used whilst the index finger is placed outside the loop and used for guidance
  • Superb control of cutting action achieved through maintenance of grip position


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Self-Opening Long Loop Scissors Peta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Self-Opening Long Loop Scissors
(Reference #DLPR-1/SO)
(Features as for Long Loop scissors), additionally
  • Spring fitted to automatically reopen the scissors after pressure has been released
  • Blade guard supplied for safety when not in use.


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Self-Opening ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Self-Opening Scissors
(Reference #DPR1-SO)

  • Look like conventional style scissors, but have been fitted with a spring so that the scissor automatically reopens after pressure is released


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Push Down Table Top ScissorsPeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Push Down Table Top Scissors
(Reference #DCTT-1)
Fitted with two "T" shaped handles:
  • Scissors are used either by depressing the handle with the scissor in a stable position, or by "scooting" it across the table
  • Spring automatically reopens scissor when pressure is released
  • Blade guard supplied for safety when not in use


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Mounted Table Top Scissors - Wooden BasePeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Mounted Table Top Scissors - Wooden Base
(Reference #DPTT-1/wb)
  • Scissor mounted on a hardwood base, with Dycem non-slip strips on underside
  • The scissors are operated by depressing the "T" shaped handle
  • The spring will automatically reopen the blades once the pressure is released
  • Suitable for use by those with only one functional hand



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Mounted Table Top Scissors - Plastic BasePeta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Mounted Table Top Scissors - Plastic Base
(Reference #DPTT-1/PB)
  • Scissor mounted on a plastic base, with rubber non-slip feet
  • The scissors are operated by depressing the "T" shaped handle
  • The spring will automatically reopen the blades once the pressure is released
  • Suitable for use by those with only one functional hand



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Rolling Paper Cutter Peta-UK for Ergonomic Tools, Arthritis Aids and Assistive Devices
Rolling Paper Cutter
(Reference #PRC-1)
  • Bladeless cutter which is operated by pulling the paper through the cutter
  • Hidden cutting edges give exceptional level of safety
  • Easy action - cuts a straight line every time
  • Ergonomically designed handle eliminates problem of finger loops
  • Can be used effectively in either right or left hand
  • Ideal for paper, film, thin card but NOT fabrics

Price:  £4.95 (€7.18)Including VAT at 0%




BOOK : "Developing Scissor Skills - A Guide for Parents & Teachers" (Mahoney/Markwell)
BOOK : "Developing Scissor Skills - A Guide for Parents & Teachers" (Mahoney/Markwell)
(Reference #PDSS-B)
  • New version! Fully revised and updated version released March 2004
  • Written by two leading Paediatric Occupational Therapists, this comprehensive manual examines the skills required by children to use scissors efficiently and effectively
  • Guidance is given on the use of non-conventional scissors for the child with special needs
  • Photocopiable worksheets provide a package of tried and tested exercises and activities for every stage of scissor skill development in the home or classroom situation


Price:  £15.95 (€23.13)



Developing Scissor Skills Work Cards
Developing Scissor Skills Work Cards
(Reference #PDSS-WS)
  • Pack of 20 double-sided photocopiable work cards, graded from pre-scissor use to cutting out circles
  • Includes guidelines, exercises and activities for each skill level
  • All exercises and activities tried and tested in classrooms, ideal for Key Stage 1 Art and Design & Technology


Price:  £12.00 (€17.40)