Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Wheelchair user can mow lawn with an MTD riding lawnmower
Model: MTD Riding lawnmower
The brake is foot-operated; the gas lever is hand-operated.
Technique: User drives slowly and regulates speed by accelerating and slowing with the gas lever.
The user mows the grass. However, she does not do it when she is home alone.
Home improvement, garden supply store
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Together with her husband, her daughter, three dogs and a cat Lotta lives in a two-story house in the countryside. She is working as a volunteer for Rekryteringsgruppen (an organization of persons with spinal cord injuries). She was injured in 1983 and has a high paraglegia (TH 3). She does not have any personal assistance.
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