Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Handheld computer with touchscreen – easy to use for people with disabilities
A thin, lightweight handheld computer (0.68 kg and 1.34 cm thin); used for e-mail, surfing on the Internet, as a calendar, for Skype, to draw and write, listen to music and look at photos, video, play games, etc.
There is no top or bottom. It is designed to display the content depending on how whether it is hold vertically or horizontally.
It was difficult for the user to control the iPad with his fingers, so he developed a specially adapted mouth stick that works very well for him, see associated tip. He always has the iPad with him and uses it a lot. It stands on a table easel or a book holder on the wheelchair table.
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The late artist Ilias worked for MFPA (Mouth foot painting artists). He had a high tetraplegia (C 4/5).
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