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Car adaptation for a teacher with an arm paralysis

Employer:

The employer is a school for school-age children with a speech impediment, which also includes a boarding school belongs.

Disability and functional limitation of the employee:

The man has a paralysis of the right arm. The cause of the paralysis was a polio disease in childhood. Disability Because there are some limitations in grasping space when pressing controls. The degree of disability (handicap) is 80

Training and job:

The man is a civil servant and works as a special education with the employer.

work environment:

The daily commute he lays back with a disability meet customized car. According to his driver's license he may only drive vehicles that offset by a corresponding rebuilding his physical limitations.
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Due to an engine failure, he can not use his car. Therefore, the teacher intends to purchase a used vehicle. He may also drive the car or can use with just one hand had it with:
- An automatic
- A steering wheel knob
- A remote control on the steering wheel for horn, lights, wipers / washer, turn signals and hazard warning lights and
- An electric parking brake (handbrake)
be fitted.

Assistive devices used:

Controlling the brake for locking and releasing the parking brake
Motor vehicle accessories and adjustments for operating the steering
Motor vehicle accessories and customizations for the operation of additional functions

Support:

The disability-related motor adaptation was sponsored by the Office integration.
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Id-No.:

Pb/110643


  • physical disability /
  • one-handedness /
  • one-hand operation /
  • car equipment /
  • motor vehicle /
  • automatic gearbox /
  • transmission /
  • automatic /
  • manual brake /
  • parking brake /
  • steering wheel /
  • steering /
  • steering knob /
  • steering aid /
  • remote control /
  • operating control /
  • horn /
  • indicator /
  • lighting /
  • windscreen wiper /
  • working equipment /
  • teacher /
  • environment /
  • working environment /
  • mobility /
  • access to workplace /
  • driving licence /
  • driver´s license regulation /
  • brake /
  • paralysis /
  • university studies /
  • mobility aid /
  • driving /
  • handling /
  • employment /
  • participation in working life /
  • participation /
  • full-time job /
  • employer /
  • employee /
  • vocational rehabilitation /
  • spinal cord /
  • arm /
  • hand /
  • EASTIN /
  • body posture and body part movement /
  • mobility and locomotion /
  • environmental influences, safety and loads /
  • office for vocational integration /
  • hand impairment /
  • arm impairment /
  • arm paralysis /
  • poliomyelitis /
  • school /
  • public service /
  • education /
  • gripping /
  • holding /
  • body posture /
  • finger hand movement /
  • reaching area /
  • body load /
  • shoulder arm movement /
  • technical advice /
  • assistive product /
  • working environment design /
  • car adaptation


update status: 10.12.2009


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