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August 2015

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Typing With Two Hands With Left Hemiplegia

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Photo Credit: Woman using computer in the office/Dollar Photo Club/Uploaded by Sebra

Increase Difficulty:

  • Left hand is responsible for keys from TGV over to the left using hunt and peck method

Decrease Difficulty:

  • Left hand is responsible for just the space key and shift key
  • Left hand is responsible for fewer letters

Typing With Two Hands With Right Hemiplegia

keyboard
Photo Credit: Vector modern computer keyboard background/Dollar Photo Club/Uploaded by Trezvuy

Increase Difficulty:

  • Right hand is responsible for keys from YHB over to the right using hunt and peck method

Decrease Difficulty:

  • Right hand is responsible for just the space key and shift key
  • Right hand is responsible for fewer letters

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