Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Holding an eraser with the help of wheelchair gloves – a good method for persons without dexterity
The eraser is taped to a pen. The user holds the pen with the help of the wheelchair glove. She loosens the Velcro closure of the glove, inserts the pen between the glove and the space between thumb and index finger and tightens the glove again. To keep her balance she wraps her other arm around the backrest (photo above).
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This tip is from 2007
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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