General references that may be used as exam preparation resources for the Seating and Mobility Specialist Certification.
Cook and Hussey’s Assistive Technologies, Principles and Practice. 3rd edition (2008). Cook, A.M., Polgar, J. Mosby (Elsevier), St. Louis, MO.
Pediatric Powered Mobility: Developmental Perspectives Technical Issues Clinical Approaches compiled by Jan Furumasu (RESNA Press)
Fundamentals in Assistive Technology, 4th edition, RESNA Press, Michelle Lange editor
Chapter 31: The prescription wheelchair: an orthotic device. Physical Rehabilitation Assessment and Treatment, 3rd ed., (pp 685-704).Bergen, A. F. (1994).S. O’Sullivan (ed.), Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.
Spinal Cord Injuries : Management and Rehabilitation - Erica Druin, Martha Macht, Ph.D. Sliwinski, Sue Ann Sisto , Sue Ann, Ph.D.
Preservation of Upper Limb Function Following Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals, Paralyzed Veterans of America Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, J Spinal Cord Med. 2005; 28(5): 434–470.
A framework for the conceptual modeling of assistive technology device outcomes. Disability and Rehabilitation, 25(22), 2003, Fuhrer MJ, Jutai JW, Scherer MJ, DeRuyter F.
Special Seating: An Illustrated Guide, Zollars, J. A.
Light Touch. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation. Cooper, R., Schmeler, M. Cooper, R. (2001)
Standards for Neurological Classification of SCI Worksheet (Dermatome Chart), 2011, at www.asia-spinalinjury.org
Lee Kirby’s power wheelchair training information www.wheelchairskillsprogram.ca
Braden scale for predicting pressure sore risk, at www.bradenscale.com
Out of Print Books that may be useful
Engstrom, B. 2002. Ergonomic Seating. A true challenge. Posturalis Books: Sweden. *note: This book is out of print.
Boninger, M. Baldwin, M., Cooper, R. (May, 2000). Manual Wheelchair Pushrim Biomechanics and Axle Position *note: This book is out of print. An electronic copy is available on Google Books.