This instructable will teach any able-bodied student with at least one hand how to lift a pen from his or her desk.
Be sure to watch follow-up videos covering how to position a pen for writing, how to write a word, and expert-level how to write TWO words.
Step 1: Oooo... the Claw!
Think of your hand as a crab claw, and keep your four fingers together.
Step 2: Pinch Without the "Ouch!"
Step 3: Tom Cruise That Pen!
Step 4: Turn It Over.
Congratulations, you have just picked up a pen (hopefully not for the last time).