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Cutlery for child with hypermobility?

(8 Posts)
MegBusset Fri 26-Jul-13 17:08:18

Can anyone recommend a cutlery set for a 4yo with hypermobility? Poor DS2 is really struggling with a normal knife and fork.

itsnothingoriginal Fri 26-Jul-13 20:53:29

Caring cutlery was recommended by our OT - sorry I can't link but you should be able to Google. My dd is extremely hypermobile but won't use anything 'different' - makes life very hard for herself!

idiot55 Fri 26-Jul-13 21:45:42

We use the caring cutlery, can't remember where we got it from though

Trigglesx Sat 27-Jul-13 08:42:58

Caring cutlery is most often recommended, from what I've seen. But there's also this: www.mobilityshop.co.uk/kitchen-and-dining-aids/cutlery-aids/foam-padding-cylindrical-2cm-diameter_cylindrical-foam-padding.html

Trigglesx Sat 27-Jul-13 08:56:26

Here's a bit more complete view of what's available re foam padding and cutlery aids..


Trigglesx Sat 27-Jul-13 08:57:24

And this: www.mobilityshop.co.uk/kitchen-and-dining-aids/paediatric-cutlery/1/

Trigglesx Sat 27-Jul-13 08:57:57

hope that helps. DS1's SS uses caring cutlery for many of the children.

MegBusset Sat 27-Jul-13 09:56:36

Thanks all smile I will look up the caring cutlery!

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