Adapted book support in wood

Adapted to be able to turn pages with a mouth stick - suitable for persons with extensive disabilities
Adapted book support
Adapted book support

The book support can be adjusted at different angles and has an edge at the lower end.
The book support is adapted so that the user can turn pages with a mouth stick: Two adjustable sticks are screwed to the edge of the support to hold the pages in place. The book support also has a holder for a mouth stick.

Users comments
When she reads a thin book another book is placed behind it.

Made by
User’s occupational therapist (adaptation of book support)

Purchased from
Book support: Swereco, (last checked March 2020) (in Swedish)

Paid for by
County Council

Holder for mouth stick (close-up)
Holder for mouth stick (close-up)

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Author: Nina

Nina bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. Hon skadade sig 1996 och har en hög tetraplegi (C4) och är i behov av ventilator. Hon har dubbel assistans dygnet runt.

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