Turning pages

Wheelchair gloves make it easier for persons with impaired hand function to turn pages
User's hand is under a page
User’s hand is under a page

Technique: using the friction from the rubber part of the wheelchair glove, the user moves the page until she can reach it with her other hand and grasp the page to turn it.

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The user

User turns page
User turns page

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Custom-made gloves used for wheelchair driving and to hold utensils such as a pen or fork in place.

Author: Yasmin

Yasmin bor i en lägenhet. Hon arbetar deltid. 1999 skadade hon sig och har en C-5 skada. Hon har fått opererat armsträckare i båda armarna, knipfunktion i vänster tumme samt pronation i båda underarmarna. Tipsen innan 2008 har hon inte gjort någon handkirurgi. Hon har 24 timmar personlig assistans, varav 7 timmar jour.

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