For Robinson, being able to hold a Wii remote controller was an important power to acquire. Using old toys and parts donated from a hardware store, he fashioned together a prosthetic prototype made of a threaded metal rod onto which he could screw on different parts: his Wii remote, a fork, and a life-size version of the hands found on LEGO figurines.


lil:

tng - this is a great article about assistive technology and user-centred design. Thanks for posting.


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