Learn About All Terrain Wheel Chair Models
From the National Center on Accessibility.
If you are looking for an off-road wheel chair to meet your lifestyle interests, the National Center on Accessibility (NCA) is an excellent resource to use as you begin your research process.
A collaborative effort between the National Park Service and Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana), the non-profit organization features on its website, www.ncaonline.org, a wide variety of manual and powered models that enable you to enjoy the great outdoors.
You'll find wheelchair product photographs, descriptions, and dimensions, along with a wide range of information about access to recreational settings in the U.S. In addition, NCA publishes the findings of accessibility-based research the organization conducts in collaberation with a variety of state universities.
It is important to note that NCA does not sell, promote or endorse any products and publishes
information on all terrain wheel chair models and other mobility equipment as a
service to site visitors.The organization also provides educational services and training programs regarding accessibility planning and project development. Accessibility-related news for consumers and developers is also posted regularly.
NCA has positioned itself to serve as a catalyst to promote:
In addition to the NCA, a simple web search will yield a variety of sites that feature mobility chairs and products that may serve your recreational interests.
As with all mobility equipment, carefully evaluate models based on functionality, fit and comfort, available servicing, access to parts, portability, and warranties.
product reviews (online and offline). And, whenever possible, talk with
people who have bought the model you are considering to ascertain
Published by Jules Sowder
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