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Recreation, leisure: Television and sound

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The user holds the radio, little finger inserted in key ringAdapted radio
Simple modifications make a transistor radio manageable for a person with impaired hand function
User next to table with control units for TV, etcControl for TV, stereo, etc
Remote controls with foam rubber and writing stick make it possible for persons with impaired hand function to use TV, stereo, etc
Night table with attachment on bedCustomized night table
An all-in-one night table with room for many functions that helps a person with a high injury to stay in touch with and have control over the rest of the world even when in bed
Remote control with raised buttonsEasy-to-use remote control
Large raised buttons on remote control are easy to manipulate for persons with impaired hand function.
Gewa Prog transmitter  in holderEnvironmental control system on bed
An environmental control system that can be operated from the bed is suitable for persons with high spinal cord injuries
Gewa progress, mounted on the inside of the wheelchair armrestGewa Progress - advanced remote control
Well arranged, high-capacity infrared transmitter for environmental control system
User writes with a mouth stick and iPadiPad
Handheld computer with touchscreen – easy to use for people with disabilities
Bed unit fitted with headphones and contact for blowing.Listen to radio and control bed
Opportunity to listen to radio in bed without disturbing a partner; suitable for persons who have compromised hand/arm function.
Modified remote control devicesModified remote control devices
Modifications enable a user without finger function to grasp controllers and use them
Radio standing on edge (close-up)Radio by the bed
Radio placed on its edge to enable persons with impaired arm/hand function to reach all buttons when lying in bed.
Transistor radio hanging from wheelchair armrestRadio on electric wheelchair
A radio that the user can bring along on the electric wheelchair
Adapted remote controlRemote control for wall radio
The remote control unit for the radio is always accessible from the bed
Holder for remote control units on swivel telephone armStorage for remote control for radio/phone
Remote control units that sit on a firm surface are easier to use for persons with impaired hand function
TV is placed on a stand on the wallTV in bedroom
Mounting the TV on the wall makes it easy to watch TV while lying in bed - suitable for persons who have to spend a lot of time in bed
Voice-controlled TVVoice-controlled TV
- simplifies life for people with severe disabilities