LifeZest
wheelchair signage

App Helps Disabled Select the Right Wheelchair

A new app helps people with disabilities choose the best wheelchairs for their needs.

A new app released by the United Spinal Association and developed in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh aims to help people with disabilities choose the best wheelchairs for their needs.

My Wheelchair Guide guides users through self assessment and wheelchair selection, taking into account factors such as health considerations and wheelchair features, including backrests, footrests, wheels, handrims, cushions and accessories. In addition, the app offers:

  • Wheelchair maintenance checklists
  • Wheelchair skills videos
  • Illustrated wheelchair parts guide
  • Note-taking capabilities

The free wheelchair app is available on both Android and iOS platforms and offers advice for both beginner and advanced wheelchair users.

More information can be found on the United Spinal Association’s website. You can also download the app flyer or view supplemental information, which includes detailed information about how the app works.

Avatar

Brian Morris

Add comment

LifeZest is an Amazon Associate and a member of other affiliate programs. We may receive an affiliate commission if you click a link on our site and subsequently purchase a product. We use these proceeds to fund our research and content development to help people with disabilities discover assistive technology.

Follow us

Connect with us on social media!

Stay informed on assistive techGet on the list & never miss the latest and greatest assistive technology
ajax-loader