Around the world, new skills and experiences are needed for new and growing economies, but the approach to educating and training people for a more inclusive world isn't keeping pace.
If there is a dawning recognition that designers might play a valuable role in the field of assistive technology, any discussion is still at a very basic level. What is still needed is a more sophisticated and nuanced conversation, which will require that the fields of assistive technology and disability studies become more informed about the field of design, just as design itself needs to become more inclusive.
A method for securing wheelchairs where portions of the wheelchair frame, or add-on components fastened to the wheelchair frame, engage with a securement device anchored to the vehicle.
A length of energy-absorbing webbing material used in occupant restraint systems.
A voluntary standard that specifies design and performance requirements for WTORS. NOTE: ISO 10542 is an international standard that is comparable with WC18 and SAE J2249
The location on a vehicle, wheelchair, or wheelchair tiedown where a belt-restraint or wheelchair-tiedown anchorage is attached.