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#1 Nicus

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Posted 09 April 2012 - 04:40 PM

Hi what is this called?

I know the OT's make it but the one they made for me they used too thick a wire.
I thought I'd buy one of the net since I'm trying to become more independent with the small stuff always taking up the time.
The bigger stuff like pants and undies are sorted :D
Thank you allot for your input in advance :recourse: you guy's/gals are :toast:
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Posted 09 April 2012 - 07:51 PM

Button hook I think, I've just ordered one as it is attached to a zip puller, both necessary after one too many clothing incidents resulting in a London cabby helping me get dressed last week!
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#3 Nicus

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:16 AM

:doh: Thank you. I' just couldn't get the right term.You even touched another subject the ZIPPAH :lol: how do you hook the bottom part into the zipper part?
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Posted 10 April 2012 - 02:29 PM

No idea yet! i'm waiting for it to arrive, in the meantime I look for glamorous assistants!
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 01:55 AM

Yep its a button hook! I'm actually an OT and they work pretty good. Sammons Preston is a decent site to order adaptive equipment or if you have someone handy around you they can be made pretty easily. Here is the link to them http://www.patterson...oduct&id=101001 I just realized that you live in South Africa. This is a US company, I tried to find something comparable in S. Africa without luck but hopefully you may know of a good adaptive equipment store.

As for the zipper the best trick is to have someone put an empty key ring on each zipper. This way all you should need to pull the zipper up in your finger as the key ring stays on the jeans/pants always. Hope this helps.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 12:08 PM

Hi Thanks Wobbly and Jenny for the great advise.
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