[PLUG] Want to borrow chording keyboard

Fred James fredjame at fredjame.cnc.net
Wed Jan 13 20:33:35 PST 2010


Jason Barnett wrote:
> You may want to look into a small keyboard and arrange the keys for one
> handed Dvorák layout.  That should be quicker to learn and easier to find.
>
> Jason
>
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 5:30 PM, Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> A friend is in the hospital with pneumonia - tubes down the throat
>> and all.  His biggest complaint is that he can't communicate - he
>> can write on a pad if someone holds it.  He is a hardware geek,
>> and very bright (with ankylosing spondylitis and a lot of
>> autoimmune trouble).
>>
>> I would love to find a one-handed chording keyboard for him.
>> He would learn it fast, and the task would keep his mind active.
>>
>> Do any of you have a chording keyboard you can loan me?  I will
>> order one, but it will take a while to get here.
>>
>> Keith
>>
>> --
>> Keith Lofstrom          keithl at keithl.com         Voice (503)-520-1993
>> KLIC --- Keith Lofstrom Integrated Circuits --- "Your Ideas in Silicon"
>> Design Contracting in Bipolar and CMOS - Analog, Digital, and Scan ICs
>>     
Keith Lofstrom
Has you friend looked at 
<http://www.aboutonehandtyping.com/howto.html>?  There is a video there 
on the site as well <http://www.aboutonehandtyping.com/video.html> 
demonstrating the technique.
Hope this helps
Regards
Fred James




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