Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Computer workstation at work
Ergonomic computer workstation – suitable for a person with a high spinal cord injury
The user works both in the office and from home. She has a laptop that she can easily bring home. The workstation at work is equipped with a combined laptop support and manuscript holder, a wireless mini keyboard, a forearm support and a special mouse (mousetrapper), see associated tip.
She uses a pen to press the keys; see associated tip.
The user received help for the modification at work from the Employment Office, which arranged for contact with the ergonomics center, where the user could try out the computer equipment.
The user is extremely satisfied with her workplace. Now she can work for a long time without pain.
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This tip is from 2009
Yasmin lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1999 and has a C-5 tetraplgia. Through hand surgery her grip function improved. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 7 hours of those are assistance on call.
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