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Anpassad pennförlängare, (svensk text)

Pen extension, screw mount, and brush next to it
Pen extension, screw mount, and brush next to it

Pen extension with screw mount
Pen extension with screw mount

User paints with brush in pen extension
User paints with brush in pen extension

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Adapted pen extension

Pen extension with screw mount used as mouth stick - suitable for people with extensive disabilities

Description
A pen extension is used for mouth painting with pens and brushes. Thin brushes are thickened with tape to fit into the holder. The pen extension has a screw mount that holds the pens steadily in place. The pen extension is adapted with a plastic cover on the side held in the mouth.

Authors comments
The user is an artist and draws and paints with his mouth. He bought the pen extension, which was intended for charcoals, many years ago in Greece. The user has tried various pen extensions, see associated tip. He is most satisfied with this one.

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Editors comments
Similar pen extensions are available at www.zinkvit.se/?maingroup=Pennor&secondgroup=Övrigt%20-%20tillbehör (in Swedisch) last checked March 2017.

Tip is dated from 2010

Categories for this tip
communication » handwriting/mouthwriting, recreation, leisure » art, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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One comment:

  1. jag jobbar som bildlärare för rörelsehindrade elever och har en elev som bara kan röra munnen. Eleven vill så gärna måla själv. Nu undrar jag, var kan jag köpa denna fiffiga penförlängare.
    Monica
    monica.backlund@orebro.se
    #3283# comment 2012-03-31

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