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User types on computer with mouth stick
User types on computer with mouth stick

User types on computer with mouth stick (close-up)
User types on computer with mouth stick (close-up)

Writing stick in holder
Writing stick in holder

User removes writing stick from holder with the help of the key ring
User removes writing stick from holder with the help of the key ring

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Writing stick for computer

Simple mouth stick can be used for pocket calculators and certain computer functions (pressing multiple keys) – suitable for persons without active hand function

Description
The writing stick is made from a flower peg. A rubber button sits on one end; a mouth portion on the other end is made of a plexiglas plate covered in soft leather. A key ring is glued right below the mouth section. The writing stick is stored in a holder on the computer desk; the holder is made of orthosis material.

Authors comments
The user can use the key ring to pick up the stick. He uses the stick when he wants to use a pocket calculator and for pressing multiple keys on the computer.

He also has a voice-controlled computer interface that makes it easier to use the computer.

Manufacturer
User’s home services staff

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
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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