homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
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Gordon wrote the book 'Access Africa: Safaris for People with Limited Mobility (Bradt Travel Guides)'. He was injured in 1998 and has a high tetraplegia (C5-6).

8 tips and ideas 
Hydration system hanging at the edge of the bed'Camelbak' hydration system
With the 'camelbak' water is always accessible when lying in bed - suitable for persons with compromised arm/hand function
User barbecuesAdapted barbecue tool
Enables persons with impaired hand function to barbecue
User moves bowlAdapted bowl for microwave oven
Cord attached to a bowl works as handle and enables a person without dexterity to grasp the bowl and move it
Extra handle attached to a doorAdapted door for wheelchair users
An extra handle close to the door hinges makes it easier for a person who drives a wheelchair to close a door
User holds his phone with help of the loopAdapted Iphone and Iphone holder on wheelchair
A simple way to be able to pick upp the phone and to attach it to the wheelchair - suitable for persons with impaired handfunction
Pen holder attached on wheelchairAdapted pen in penholder on wheelchair
Penholder for adapted pen on electrical wheelchair - suitable for persons with impaired handfunction
Bottle holder on wheelchairHolder for water bottle on wheelchair
Thanks to the bottle holder you will always have your water bottle with you - suitable for persons using a wheelchair
Zipper with loops on the inseam of the trouser legModified trousers
Zipper with loop on the inseam of the trousers facilitates draining the urine bag - suitable for persons with impaired hand function