Pull-out board with custom handle

A handle in orthotic material makes it possible for a person with impaired hand function to pull out a sliding board

Sliding board with handle
Sliding board with handle

Description
The pull-out board under the microwave ovens has a custom-designed handle in orthotic material.

Made by
Ann Westlie, occupational therapist

Whose idea
Ann Westlie, occupational therapist

This tip is from 2007

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Tipsare: Suzanne

Suzanne lives together with her husband and children in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 1991 and has a complete tetraplgia C6. She has personal assistance.