Lap and hand cushions

Cushions in colors that match clothing on which to place arms and hands when sitting in the wheelchair – a possibility for persons with extensive disabilities

User with lap cushion
User with lap cushion

Description
The user has a lap cushion on which to place arms and hands. She places small cushions under her hands so her fingers can rest in a slightly bent position. The cushions are washable. She has cushions in different colors to match her clothes (gray, white, beige, black).

Made by
User’s occupational therapist

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2008

The user with lap cushion and hand cushion (close-up)
The user with lap cushion and hand cushion (close-up)
Hand cushions
Hand cushions

Tipsare: Nina

Nina lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4). She is a ventilator user. She has two personal assistants 24 hours a day.