Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Writing by hand
Writing by hand with the help of a wheelchair glove – technique for persons without dexterity
The user removes the pen cover by holding pen in her mouth and pulling the cover off with both hands. Then she loosens the wheelchair glove, places the pen between the glove and the space between thumb and index finger and tightens the glove again.
In order to write by hand the user really has to concentrate.
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.
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