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Choosing a Wheelchair A Guide for Optimal Independence

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ISBN-10: 1565924118

ISBN-13: 9781565924116

Edition: 1998

Authors: Gary Karp, Linda Lamb

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The wheelchair is a liberator, not a prison. With the right wheelchair, quality of life increases dramatically. Even people with severe disabilities can have a considerable degree of independence and activity. However, choosing the wrong chair can indeed be tantamount to "confinement." People selecting a chair for the first time can be distracted by emotions of loss or anger, overwhelmed with the amount that there is to learn and the number of features to consider, and unsure of their part in the selection process. Experienced chair users might know features on their present chair that don't work well, but are probably not aware of all the fast-changing choices in technology, features, or…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/25/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 186
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Sagarika Dutt is Lecturer in International Relations at the Nottingham Trent UniversityGary Karp is an internationally recognized public speaker, corporate trainer, author, and editor, and was just inducted into the Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame as a Disability Educator. His work with university students in physical and occupational therapy is sponsored by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center. He has been living - fully - with a T12 spinal cord injury since 1973 when he was injured in a fall from a tree at the age of eighteen.