Writing by hand

Writing by hand with the help of a wheelchair glove – technique for persons without dexterity

User removes pen cover
User removes pen cover

Description
The user removes the pen cover by holding pen in her mouth and pulling the cover off with both hands (Picture 1). Then she loosens the wheelchair glove, places the pen between the glove and the space between thumb and index finger (Picture 2) and tightens the glove again (Picture 3).

Users comments
In order to write by hand the user really has to concentrate.

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Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2007

User fastens pen to wheelchair glove
User fastens pen to wheelchair glove
User fastens wheelchair glove
User fastens wheelchair glove
User writes
User writes

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Wheelchair gloves
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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.