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Anonym 2

The person lives in an apartment and works part time. He was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C5). He has personal assistance 24 hours a day.


8 tips and ideas 
Padded cradle on Permobil joystick. (close-up)Adapted joystick for Permobil
Joystick appropriate for persons with impaired dexterity.
Electric space heaterElectric space heater
Provides extra heat for persons who freeze easily.
Control ProgEnvironmental control
- facilitates remote control of TVs, CD players, VCRs, phones, and other electrical appliances
NILCO floor hoistFloor hoist
Assistive device to transfer persons with high spinal cord injury.
Mini keyboardMini keyboard
The user switched to a smaller keyboard and had less elbow pain.
Plastic mug in insulated holderMug with large handle
Mug, appropriate for persons with impaired hand function and loss of sensation
User with mini keyboard on a cushion on his stomach and elbow resting on a towel on the night tableWorkplace in bed
An efficient workplace in bed for persons with impaired finger and hand function.
Stick made of hobby clay that can be bakedWriting stick for keyboarding
Writing stick made of hobby clay, appropriate for persons with impaired dexterity.