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Portable telephone with homemade handle
Adapted handle for phone, suitable for persons with impaired hand function
Description The user made a handle of Plexiglas glued to an ordinary portable telephone.
Users comments With this handle the user can quickly and easily answer the phone. He inserts his thumb in the handle.
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Whose idea The user
This tip is from 2005
Bruno lives in an apartment and is working part time. He was injured in 1974 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). Through hand surgery in 1977 his grip function improved. He has personal assistance 7 hours a day and some help at night provided by the local government.
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