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The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide

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Beneficial Designs
(Model No. GUIDE)
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  • Overview
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    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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    • The following conditions apply:
      • This item has a 20% Restocking Fee.
      • You are responsible for the cost of return shipping and the product must be in the original packaging.
      • All accessories and items that were included in the box must be returned. 
      • Items canceled after the product has already shipped will be considered a return.
      • Delivery and service fees are not refundable.
      • Mattresses ordered with beds are non-returnable. 
      • An RA (Return Authorization) from SpinLife must be requested within 10 business days of delivery.
      • The item must be shipped back to the address noted on the RA within 15 business days.
      • Once approved, your refund, minus any restocking and freight fees, will be issued to your original form of payment.

    If you have questions about this item please call a SpinLife Expert at 1-800-850-0335.

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