[Noisebridge-discuss] Hacking disability
romy at snowyla.com
Sat Jan 18 18:21:11 UTC 2014
Wow thanks Liz!
This is highly excellent and in the spirit of Noisebridge.
I was scared that I was going to get a flood of links to start-up projects
or press releases about the latest weird academic study.
romy at snowyla.com
On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Liz Henry <lizhenry at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Romy,
> We do have a list, though it isn't all that active at the moment.
> Here are some older thoughts on the subject,
> A good post on modifying forearm crutch cuffs:
> My favorite quick modification for crutches of any kind is to add
> pockets. You can make excellent cupholder, phone/book pockets, etc.
> out of duct tape or try to go for something more elegant and permanent
> out of other materials.
> A friend of mine made some great crutch holders for her bike from PVC
> pipe. If you end up with a knee scooter, you may want to make it some
> crutch holders.
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 5:47 AM, Romy Snowyla <romy at snowyla.com> wrote:
> > I just double fractured my ankle and will be implanted with metal plates
> like the terminator soon!
> > I'll be testing knee scooters & hands free crutches as i go non weight
> bearing ..
> > For lack if better semantics has anyone else hacked their legs? Made
> their own crutches or wheelchairs at noisebridge ?
> > I'm tentatively labeling this hacking disability :: sorry if I offend
> anyone. I'm able bodied so I feel like a tourist although my myopia is so
> bad I'm legally blind without my coke bottle glasses so maybe I am disabled
> visually at least :)
> > Sent from my iPhone
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> Liz Henry
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