Life on Wheels: The A to Z Guide to Living Fully with Mobility Issues

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Demos Medical Publishing, Aug 27, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 112 pages
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There are 1.7 million regular wheelchair users in the United State. Like anyone else, they work, marry, have children, travel, play sports, and are full members of their community. Life on Wheels makes sure they take full advantage of every available opportunity. It is the A-Z guide for all you need to know about every aspect of living with mobility impairment. This unique book offers an initial road map to the lifelong, complex, and fascinating road of the disability experience. Life on Wheels is primarily a guidebook for those with a mobility disability, offering practical information on how to:

  • adapt your home
  • choose a wheelchair
  • explore your sexuality
  • take care of your body and much more!

 

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User Review  - S0PHIE8 - LibraryThing

This book is a valuable resource to people living with mobility issues. Not only does it have chapters that deal with specific elements of dealing with a disability, but it also has lists of outside ... Read full review

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User Review  - tcrutch - LibraryThing

I thought this book was very well written and could be immensely helpful for individuals starting their life on wheels. The book contains answers to questions you never would have thought to ask and ... Read full review

Contents

Rehabilitation
1
Healthy Disability
53
The Experience of Disability
127
Wheelchair Selection
181
Intimacy Sex and Babies
243
Spinal Cord Research
297
Home Access
341
Getting Out There
393
Resources
437
Appendix
449
Index
455
Back Cover
479
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