Buttoning buttons

A method to button trouser button for persons with impaired hand function

Coat buttoning
Coat buttoning

User inserts thumb into buttonhole and pulls it over button.

Users comments
It is difficult at first but with time the buttonhole becomes large enough so that it works.

This tip is from 2006

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A technique for wheelchair users with impaired hand function and balance.

Tipsare: Tobias

The person lives in an apartment. He is working and studying full time. He was injured in 2003 and has a tetraplegia (C6). He has personal assistance 1-3 hours a day.