Review on Accessibility of Scissors for the Left-handed and Ambidextrous, and People with Fine Motor Difficulties in the Digital Era

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Wai Ti Chan


There had been efforts to provide single-handed tools for small-scale and one-time work, from the industrial to the modern age. This is notable in the case of scissors. The modern era provides more options to produce scissors that fit the individual. This is made possible through 3D printing and rapid prototyping. However, accommodating the exact personal preferences of users remains a persistent problem, especially for the left-handed and ambidextrous, or those who have problems with fine motor skills. The other alternative in the digital era is coaching and instructions that are available through digital platforms for the purpose of helping people practice fine motor skills in the use of scissors. However, like other tutoring methods, their outcomes depend on the individual ability of the learners.



(Manuscript received: 23 June 2023 | Accepted: 10 August 2023 | Published: 30 September 2023)

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Chan, W. T. (2023). Review on Accessibility of Scissors for the Left-handed and Ambidextrous, and People with Fine Motor Difficulties in the Digital Era . International Journal on Robotics, Automation and Sciences, 5(2), 73–78.


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