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Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).

We now show 1306 tips from 99 people with spinal cord injuries for assistive devices, adaptations and individually designed solutions.

There is also information about where to get the devices and who paid for them. Since the tips come from people living in Sweden this information might not be relevant for people from other countries.

Spinalistips is run by Spinalis Foundation. It was started with support from the Swedish Inheritance Fund (Allmänna Arvsfonden). The English translation was sponsored by Promobilia Foundation. Spinalistips is now maintained by the Spinalis Foundation. The database is regularly updated. Spinalis is not responsible for the tips.

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Examples of tips

Minigarage for electric wheelchair, "bread bin"
- dry, frost-free storage for electric wheelchairs and other aids
User opens ‘garage door’ with remote control.
Reading while on the toilet
Using a wastebasket and a paper clip the user can read while on the toilet without having to hold the book - suitable for persons with poor trunk balance
Book lying on wastebasket held open with paper clip