Easily accessible computer workstation

Practical furnished computer workstation for people with extensive disabilities

User at his computer workstation
User at his computer workstation

Description
The user’s workplace is a corner table at a suitable height. He keeps the objects he needs to access, such as his keyboard, mouse, light switch, etc. (see associated tip) at the edge of the table. The computer itself is under the table and he uses his feet to turn it on (see associated tip).
A speakerphone and a breathing exercise device are located on folding arms on the desk (see associated tip).

Users comments
The user spends a lot of time at his computer workstation, where he can access the entire world.

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Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2015

User at his work table
User at his work table
Computer and phone on work table
Computer and phone on work table

Related tips

Turning on computer with foot
Turning on computer with foot
- an easy way to turn on the computer for people who drive a wheelchair.
“Blow bottle” for breathing training at workplace
“Blow bottle” for breathing training at workplace
Easily accessible exercise device to improve lung capacity.
Accessible placement of power switch for desk lamp
Accessible placement of power switch for desk lamp
- suitable for people with extensive physical disabilities.
WiVik On-screen keyboard
WiVik On-screen keyboard
WiVik and shortcuts facilitate computer use for people with extensive disabilities.
Modified keyboard
Modified keyboard
Simple keyboard modifications make it easier for people with impaired hand function.
Modified security token
Modified security token
Modification of security token simplifies use for people with impaired hand function.
Free phone number information
Free phone number information
- service for people with disabilities (in Sweden).
Writing stick for computer
Writing stick for computer
Simple mouth stick can be used for pocket calculators and certain computer functions (pressing multiple keys) – suitable for persons without active hand function.
Adapted mouse
Adapted mouse
Simple modifications enable a person with impaired hand function to use a mouse with trackball.

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.