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wheelchair

Med a special chair mounted on large wheels, for use by invalids or others for whom walking is impossible or temporarily inadvisable
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Wheelchair caster tire cover invention solves nasty problem for wheelchair users
It is estimated that over 100 million people in developing countries need wheelchairs without the means to afford one.
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Christine McGhee, clinical operations manager for Liverpool Wheelchair Service, said: "This will totally transform the way that wheelchairs are provided to people in our local communities.
A number of volunteers are also ready to push wheelchairs around the clock," said Director of Wheelchairs Administration at the Grand Mosque Muslih Al-Mahmadi.
There remain millions of people without access to wheelchairs or the ability to operate current wheelchairs.
Usually, wheelchair users boarding planes have to borrow wheelchairs from airlines after checking their own.
But we can often recondition equipment or take serviceable parts to maintain other wheelchairs.
Via this computer a disabled driver can monitor and control the wheelchair loading from the driver's position.
Sundays, with two storage spaces to keep their sports wheelchairs.
Similarly, Diamond, Le Furgy, and Blass (1993) found that more positive opinions of a boy in a wheelchair were given as the age of the participants increased in terms of capabilities and friendliness.
And a decade ago, Alex Spitzer, a wheelchair dancer with the congenital muscle and joint disorder arthrogryposis, had to fight for the opportunity to attend the American College Dance Festival.