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.

Whose idea
The user

User turns page
User turns page

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

Tipsare: Yasmin

Yasmin lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1999 and has a C-5 tetraplgia. Through hand surgery her grip function improved. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 7 hours of those are assistance on call.