Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Shade against light
An assistive device to avoid being disturbed by light at night – suitable for persons who have help from personal assistants
Above the main section of the bed is a black shade to hide the light at night. The user also uses a small towel to place over her eyes.
The user is sensitive to light at night. When assistants help her at night they use a flashlight, see associated tip. The shade keeps the light out of her eyes.
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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.
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