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The Wheelchair Series: What the Spinal Cord Injury Consumer Needs to Know

These websites feature an array of recreational opportunities available to individuals with spinal cord injuries. Activities include adaptive sports, such as wheelchair basketball and tennis, as well as outdoor recreational events, camps for families, art programs, and adaptive dance. Accessible travel programs and other transportation resources to support driving, including providers to purchase or rent adaptive vans or vehicles, are also included.

The Wheelchair Series: What the Spinal Cord Injury Consumer Needs to Know

The wheelchair is a complex piece of equipment that has been extensively engineered and studied. Becoming a wheelchair expert increases your ability to get a wheelchair that truly meets your needs. While it is not possible or a single handout to teach all there is to know, topics covered by the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center on Getting the Right Wheelchair, The Manual Wheelchair and The Power Wheelchair include key information that can support your ongoing development of wheelchair knowledge.

 

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