Technique to pull down the zipper of an outer jacket

Using a key ring attached to the zipper – technique for people with extensive disabilities


User opens zipper on outer jacket (video)

The user modified his outer jacket by inserting a key ring in the zipper, see related tip. He pulls down the zipper with his thumb in the key ring while holding the fabric with his teeth.

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User opens zipper on outer jacket
User opens zipper on outer jacket

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Removing an outer jacket
Removing an outer jacket
Technology to take off an outer jacket - suitable for a person with severe disabilities.
Key ring with “bite tug”
Key ring with “bite tug”
A user with extensive disabilities can use a "bite tug" to help pull up a zipper on a jacket.
Modified jacket
Modified jacket
The modification enables people with high tetraplegia to take off an outdoor jacket by themselves.