Accessible placement of power switch for desk lamp

– suitable for people with extensive physical disabilities

Cord switch attached to the work table
Cord switch attached to the work table

Desk lamp with cord switch. The user has attached the power switch to the desk using self-adhesive Velcro. He placed it close to the edge so he can easily turn the lamp on and off by himself using the back of his hand to hit the switch.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user


Accessible placement of power switch for desk lamp (video)

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Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.