IC2: Power Wheelchair Driving Methods

Primary Subject Area: Seating and Mobility
Content Level: Intermediate (2-5 yrs)
Power wheelchairs can provide independent mobility for many people with physical limitations. However, not everyone can use a standard joystick due to limitations in motor control or muscle strength. This course will present a variety of alternative proportional and digital driving methods with clinical indicators for each. Hands-on time with individual access methods and opportunities to program will be included. Case studies will be used throughout and audience participation is encouraged.

How to Register

This course is being offered during the pre-conference session of RESNA/NCART 2016. A separate fee is required for all pre-conference sessions. To register, click on the "Registration" button and choose one of the following options:
  • RESNA/NCART 2016 Full Conference Registration - if you wish to register for this course as well as the conference
  • Pre-Conference Sessions Only - if you wish to only register for this course
Please note that this course may be cancelled if registration numbers are low. 

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