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The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide

by Beneficial Designs (Model No. GUIDE)

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Overview

Features

  • Chapter 1: General Skills
  • 1.1 The Owner’s Manual
  • 1.2 Set Up and Adjustment
  • 1.3 Asking for Help
  • 1.4 Learning Your Limits
  • 1.5 Caster Trail
  • 1.6 Relieving Pressure
  • 1.7 Reaching, Bending, and Lifting
  • 1.8 Propelling Your Wheelchair
  • 1.9 Wheelies
  • Chapter 2: Navigation Skills
  • 2.1 Smooth Surfaces
  • 2.2 Thresholds and Obstacles
  • 2.3 Doorways and Tight Environments
  • 2.4 Rough Terrain
  • 2.5 Ramps
  • 2.6 Side Slopes
  • 2.7 Curb Cuts
  • 2.8 Curbs
  • 2.9 Stairs
  • 2.10 Elevators and Platform Lifts
  • 2.11 Escalators
  • 2.12 Tracks and Grates
  • Chapter 3: Emergency Skills
  • 3.1 Falling and Getting Up
  • 3.2 Evacuation Procedures
  • Chapter 4: Special Circumstances
  • 4.1 Planning Your Route
  • 4.2 Crossing Streets
  • 4.3 Nighttime Safety
  • 4.4 Hiking
  • 4.5 Traveling
  • 4.6 Weather
  • 4.7 Transportation
  • Chapter 5: Body Mechanics
  • 5.1 Protecting Yourself
  • 5.2 Setting Limits and Offering Help

Key Specs

  • Weight: 1 lbs.

Overview of the The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide

Written by Peter Axelson, Denise Yamada Chesney, Jean Minkel and Anita Perr, this book is full of useful hints to help wheelchair users plan for travel, prepare for emergency situations and obtain assistance from others. Also included are techniques for helpers to assist wheelchair riders with good body mechanics, and a list of accessories available for wheelchair users.

"The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide"

by Axelson P, Chesney D, Minkel J & Perr A © 1998 by PAX Press, a division of Beneficial Designs, Inc. Santa Cruz, California (831) 429-8447

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