Typing on computer

Maneuvering on the computer with a regular pen

User types on computer
User types on computer

Description
The user takes a pen with an eraser in both hands to press the keys. The eraser gives good friction. The pen rests between the thumb and index finger and is squeezed between the index and long fingers for stability.

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The user

Editors comments
See also www.spinalistips.se/tips-telefon-och-datapinnar-1168.html

This tip is from 2007

Pens with eraser
Pens with eraser
User puts pen in her hand so it rests between thumb and index finger
User puts pen in her hand so it rests between thumb and index finger
User types on computer (close up)
User types on computer (close up)

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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.