Life on Wheels
The A to Z Guide to Living Fully With Mobility IssuesBook - 2009 | 2nd ed.
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!"Life on Wheels" is designed to help people make their adjustments sooner and more completely by explaining how one adapts to disability, and by addressing misconceptions that only delay the ability to adapt. This is the one book that everyone using a wheelchair and all those who share their lives with someone in a chair need!
Publisher: New York : Demos Health, c2009.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Branch Call Number: 616.842 KAR
Characteristics: xvii, 477 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.