Wheelchairs

Some articles on wheelchairs, wheelchair:

Mobility Aids - Wheelchairs and Scooters
... Wheelchairs and mobility scooters substitute for walking by providing a wheeled device on which the user sits ... Wheelchairs may be either manually propelled (by the user or by an aide) or electrically powered (commonly known as a "powerchair") ... are electrically powered, as are motorized wheelchairs ...
Adaptive Recreation For Children
... A raft designed for transporting wheelchairs 1 ... Playground equipment can be accessible for wheelchairs, with ramps as shown, and other equipment ... A floating raft for wheelchair users at the Playmobil Fun Park near Nuremberg, Germany, allows children using wheelchairs to participate in waterpark activities ...
Wheelchair Rugby - Equipment
... Wheelchair Rugby is played in a manual wheelchair ... The rules include detailed specifications for the wheelchair ... Players use custom-made sports wheelchairs that are specifically designed for wheelchair rugby ...
Hope Haven
... for its United States and international distribution of refurbished wheelchairs for adults and children ... Hope Haven collects, repairs, and distributes wheelchairs domestically and internationally, in addition to providing rehabilitation and vocational training ... The organization relies upon volunteers and prison inmates to transport and refurbish the wheelchairs ...
Wheelchair Distribution Organizations
... Organizations that accept wheelchair equipment donations typically attempt to identify recipients and match them with the donated equipment they have received ... that accept donations in the form of money for wheelchairs typically have the wheelchairs manufactured and distributed in large numbers, often in developing countries ... Organizations focusing on wheelchairs include Direct Relief International, the Free Wheelchair Mission, Hope Haven, Personal Energy Transportation, the Wheelchair Foundation and WheelPower ...