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Universalpinne med formgjutet grepp, (svensk text)

Universal rod
Universal rod

Universal rod in userís hand
Universal rod in userís hand

Universal rod in userís hand
Universal rod in userís hand

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Universal rod with molded handle

Assistive device for writing and for picking up various objects for persons with impaired dexterity.

Description
Custom handle with rod. The user has this device for several different applications. The handle is made of fiberglass-reinforced plastic to which a steel rod and a rubber tip are attached. This device helps the user pick up and place a CD on the CD player, pick up objects from a box, type on the computer, and much more.

Authors comments
First the user had similar devices made of splinting material, but these became brittle with time and cracked.

Manufacturer
Per Stjšrnehag

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Tip is dated from 2005

Categories for this tip
carrying, moving and handling objects » switching on and off, communication » use of computer, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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