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

Description
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, www.swereco.se (last checked March 2017) (in Swedish)

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2008

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

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Page turner for the mouth
Page turner for the mouth
Turn pages with the mouth - an alternative for persons without arm/hand function.

Tipsare: Nina

Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.