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Modified outer jacket
Modified outer jacket

Modified zipper with key ring and tab.
Modified zipper with key ring and tab.

Modified outer jacket with key rings in cuffs
Modified outer jacket with key rings in cuffs

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Modified jacket

The modification enables people with high tetraplegia to take off an outdoor jacket by themselves

Description
An outdoor jacket is modified with tab attached to a key ring on the zipper (photo 2 and related tip). Another option for modification involves key rings attached with eyelets to the cuffs of sleeves (photo 3).
See related tip for technique to take off jacket.

Authors comments
To make it easier to take off a jacket independently, it is important that the jacket is not too tight under the arms and that it has a lining in a slippery fabric (like nylon).

Manufacturer
User's assistant

Idea
The user along with occupational therapist Jan Lindblad

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2014

Categories for this tip
self care » dressing, Tips and tricks from people with Motor incomplete tetraplegia (C2-Th1, ASIA C, D).

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A user with extensive disabilities can use a "bite tug" to help pull up a zipper on a jacket
Tip is dated from 2014.
User opens zipper on outer jacketTechnique to pull down the zipper of an outer jacket
Using a key ring attached to the zipper - technique for people with extensive disabilities
Tip is dated from 2014.

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