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What is Wheelchair University?

Wheelchair University is a place for community members who are interested in:

  • Education related to wheelchairs and their use
  • Research related to wheelchairs and their use
  • Standards development and its application
  • International activities related to wheelchairs
  • Links to potential funding sources in support of wheelchair research
  • Links to other related WWW sites

The Departments at Wheelchair University


Professional Development (Academic Programs)

Continuing Education

Research and Development


Standards Development and Testing

Technology Transfer


  • RESNA - The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.
  • AAH - American Association for Homecare (formerly NAMES - National Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers)
  • NRRTS - National Association of Rehabilitation Suppliers
  • AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association

Related WWW Sites

  • NIDRR - National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
  • NCDDR - The National Center for Dissemination of Disability Research.
  • Disability Data - an InfoUse Project.
  • NARIC - The National Rehabilitation Information Center.
  • ABLEDATA - an Information Source for Assistive Technology.


Last Updated: 3-2-2006

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  Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology  Telephone: 412.624.6279

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Please note: This information is provided a archival information from the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wheeled Mobility from 1993 to 2002.

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