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Ultralight wheelchair skills: From rehab to real world.

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NARIC Accession Number: O18471.  What's this?
Author(s): Smith, Elisa.
Project Number: H133N060033.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2012.
Abstract: In this video, a physical therapist provides practical tips and explanations for learning and perfecting wheelchair skills, including why and where to learn wheelies, wheelies for curbs and maneuvering in small spaces, on gravel roads, up and down hills, and more. Wheelchair users with spinal cord injuries are shown demonstrating several of these skills. Run time: 31 minutes.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, COMMUNITY LIVING, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, INDEPENDENT LIVING, MOBILITY TRAINING, PARAPLEGIA, REHABILITATION, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, TRAINING, WHEELCHAIRS.

 
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