The Powered Wheelchair Training Guide

Written by Peter Axelson, Jean Minkel, Anita Perr and Denise Yamada
Illustrated by Clay Butler
Published by: PAX Press, a division of Beneficial Designs, Inc., Minden, Nevada

This training guide was completed with a grant from the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Spinal Cord Injury Education and Training Foundation.

The illustrations were completed with funding from Beneficial Designs, Inc

Designed by Kathleen Wong, Peter Axelson, Wayne Wright, and Jeff Conger

PAX Press is a division of Beneficial Designs, Inc.

P.O. Box 69
Minden, Nevada 89423-0069
ISBN 1-882632-11-7

Copyright © 2002 by PAX Press. All rights reserved. No part of this work covered by the copyright hereon may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means – graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, taping, or information storage and retrieval systems – without prior written consent of the publisher.

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Table of Contents

Section 1.2: Set Determining the Powered Wheelchair Type Best for You

Section 1.4: Seating Setup and Wheel Adjustments

Section 2.1: Asking for Help

Section 2.2: Learning Your Limits

Section 3.5: Ramps

Section 6.2: Setting Limits and Offering Help

Appendix A: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Appendix C: References and Resources

 

Table of Contents

Section 1.2: Set Determining the Powered Wheelchair Type Best for You

Section 1.4: Seating Setup and Wheel Adjustments

Section 2.1: Asking for Help

Section 2.2: Learning Your Limits

Section 3.5: Ramps

Section 6.2: Setting Limits and Offering Help

Appendix A: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Appendix C: References and Resources

If you like this resource you may want to view The Manual Wheelchair Training Guide

Last Updated: April 2, 2003

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