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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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"When I first started out, I could barely push my wheel-chair," she recalls.
Activities Officer Roger Pierce said: "We want our walks programme to be as inclusive as possible, so finding suitable walks for wheel-chair users and young mothers pushing prams or buggies has been a priority for us."
A year later, the Protection Office bought a wheel-chair accessible car to transport disabled students along with their wheel chairs across campus, and particularly from upper to lower campus and vice versa.
Anne is a qualified solicitor and also a wheel-chair user who has a wealth of knowledge about disabilities.
Jones/Arnie Zane Company with Boston audiences, along with successful events such as the first-ever aerial and wheel-chair dance festivals.
And their much-anticipated first kiss is delayed until the play's final moment, whereas early on we learn the aftermath of that kiss: a brutal beating that leaves Sara speechless in a wheel-chair. This sends a couple of strangely mixed messages--if you come out, you're going to be punished; it's OK to approve of gay people as long as they're victims (if not of AIDS, then of gay bashing)--that seem to have more to do with pandering to a mainstream straight audience than with reflecting some truth about gay life.